Trolleybus No.50

British United Traction/Leyland, Manufacturer;  Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company, Manufacturer;  Associated Equipment Company, Manufacturer; 

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Maker and Role
British United Traction/Leyland, Manufacturer
Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company, Manufacturer
Associated Equipment Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
Trolleybus - Auckland Transport Board No.50. Chassis: British United Traction/ Associated Equipment Co. (UK), 43 seats. In service: 1953 - 1977. Bodywork: Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company. Electrical equipment: Metropolitan Vickers Motor: 135 hp MV210CX2 Light green coloured body with cream horizontal stripe around the trolley bus silver roof. Signange ontop of the trolley bus reads " HERNE BAY VIA PARNELL AND CUSTOMS ST 1". Interior dark brown leather seat, Advertising posters are still mounted inside the trolley bus, Compartments on the exterior bottom of the trolley bus. Trolley bus connection still mounted and attached to the bus.
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Processed Material/Glass
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Credit Line
British United Traction/Leyland et al. 1952-1953. Trolleybus No.50, F1143.2003. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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