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Colin Lloyd
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1282F 580EYU

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Chiswick Works

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Details: Bought in 1963 as an Auxiliary Breakdown Tender, 1282F (580EYU) survived by virtue of having been converted into a communications truck. As the last Ford Thames Trader in the fleet, it was retained when withdrawn in the early 1980s, and restored by the apprentices at Acton Works. Although it always carried red livery whilst active, it was repainted Chiswick green, as carried by the majority of contemporary lorries. It was seen on display at the Chiswick Works open day on 5th August 1984. The vehicle was still in stock as of late-2003.

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medicmanleelast seen at Rudwick steam fair west sussex on August 25th 2013 has a COG***C REG now and looking very sad but now owned by a man that will restore it i drove this once when it had 283 miles on the clock it now has 1052 milesMon 16/09/2013, 18:02