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Damon Cross
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 GM03TOW

Date added to site
08/02/2009

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Details: A new LBSL red tow truck appeared in February 2009, the contract for the provision of this having been awarded to Sovereign Recovery. As well as the livery, the vehicle differs from the bulk of the Sovereign fleet in being based on a Mercedes chassis rather than a Volvo. According to the DVLA website, Actros lorry GM03TOW was built in 2003 and previously carried a silver livery. The new livery differs from that on L100JMH in that it has chevrons rather than squares along the sides, and the lettering now mentions Transport for London and CentreComm as well as London Buses (the CentreComm lettering was last seen on Vauxhall Astra car K89HWF in 1993). One clue to the Sovereign ownership is the 'Keeping London Moving' slogan on the sun visor. As with its predecessor, the vehicle can usually be found parked on Achilles Way at the south end of Park Lane, as here on 7th February 2009.

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richardThe silver livery was that of George McPhie of Scotland , the cab was silver and the bodywork in red , the boniface interstater gear was in silver , also veh went into service with Mcphies in late 2004 early 2005 . Thu 26/02/2009, 07:40