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PWN751M Unipower CrT Swansea
Fire Engine Photos
No: 41461   Contributor: Petros   Year: 2019   Manufacturer: Unipower   Country: United Kingdom
PWN751M Unipower CrT Swansea

1970s photo Fairwood Common former RAF base. Unipower formed the basis of quite a few ACTs at this period. I wrote an article for a magazine called Fire World many years ago about the marque.
Not sure of fire engineering on this one.

Late Alastair Collins collection - used with permission.
Picture added on 30 October 2019 at 15:52
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It is a Merryweather.

Added by Bristol Bob on 31 October 2019.
Thanks, Petros this is interesting. I came across two. We had one at Leeds/Bradford in 1979. Bodied by Angloco with a RR B81 petrol engine. The other was at CAA school at Stansted, similar open architecture to this but a monitor platform accessed from the outside. I quite liked the machines to work with, although the LBA one was "light" in the rear end in the wet.

Added by John Stott on 31 October 2019.
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