Len Rogers European Truck Collection

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RADL. Steyr 32.S.39. This Czechoslovakian truck was seen at Dartford docks in 2002 on its way back to Europe. It has a Tesab stone crusher that it probably collected from the factory in Northern Ireland. BABIK. Renault Major R340. This Polish truck was seen at Dartford in 2002 . It has the Turboliner cab and an old 13.6 mtr tilt trailer for international usage. Ivan Breakspear. Bedford O series. This truck has been restored and was seen at a truck festival in 2002 near Swindon. This truck was the backbone of British haulage in the 40ís and 50ís.
Iveco Stralis 480. This tractor was seen on a trade stand at a truck festival in Peterborough, 2002. It is the latest model from Iveco and is a 4 x 2 sleeper cab with a 480 bhp engine. Skylift. Volvo FM7. Skylift are a nationwide British access platform company. They have a large fleet of vehicles that range from small vans to 5 axle rigid chassisí for maximum reach. Mercedes 1418. This tractor unit was seen in 1975 in south east London and hauling a 20 ft ISO container. This model is still used in many third world countries today.
Transportes Caudete. Iveco Eurostar 430. This Spanish company has a large fleet of refrigerated trailers and is a common sight on British roads. The truck was seen at Dartford in 2002. V.D.Vlist. Mercedes 3553. This company is a large Dutch heavy haulage company with over 200 units. The truck was seen at Dartford docks in 2002. It had just come from Bilbao and was waiting for a ferry on its way to East Germany with its 85 ton load. R.A.Forrester. AEC Mammoth Minor. This 1967 vehicle was bought in 1998 by its present owner and restored to its unusual Chinese six format. The truck was seen at a truck festival in 2002 near Swindon.
Nuttall Transport. ERF EC11. This large British company has an extensive fleet of trucks painted in a distinctive orange livery. They specialise in storage and distribution. The truck was seen at Dartford in 2002. M.V.Recovery. DAF 3300. This Surrey based company has a small fleet of heavy duty recovery vehicles and the truck was seen in 1998 at a truck festival in Peterborough. AEC 690 Dumptruck. This model was made in the mid 60ís and could carry a 15 ton payload. It was seen at a truck festival in 2002 near Swindon.
M.H.S. Volvo FH 12. This Essex company specialises in the movement of machinery and has a hiab crane fitted to the rear of the chassis. It was seen in East London in 2002. h.j.van bentum. DAF 95XF 430. This Dutch company has a very well known tanker fleet all over Europe because of its distinctive silver and blue livery. They are a common sight on British roads. The truck was seen in Dartford docks in 2002. R.C.Jeffrey. Bedford TK. These trucks were very popular in the 60ís and 70ís in general haulage and were finally overtaken with the recession in the 80ís and the increasing volume of foreign imports. The company was sold in 1987. The truck has been restored and was seen in 2002 at a truck festival near Swindon.
G.S. Ijssel. Volvo NH 12. Bonneted trucks are more common in mainland Europe although they are becoming more popular as company flagships in England. This Dutch tractor unit was seen at a truck festival at Peterborough in 2002. Youngturk Ltd. MAN 26.240. This Turkish truck and trailer was seen at a motorway service station in Kent in1996. The truck has a day cab with sleeper pod fitted for inter Continental haulage. CDS. DAF CF. This Czechoslovakian truck has the new model DAF tractor hauling a 13.6 mtr tilt trailer. The truck and trailer are running on low profile tyres to increase the carrying capacity of the trailer. The truck was seen on the M25 motorway at Dartford in 2002.
Chivers. AWD. AWD bought Bedford in 1987 and continued to use the Bedford cab with modifications for their production at the Dunstable plant. They went into receivership in 1992. The flatbed tuck was taken in 2002 at a truck festival near Swindon. Heanor. Volvo FH 16 520. Heanor is a major heavy haulier in England and this truck is the same truck as shown on page 4. It has since had a conversion and it now has 4 axles on the tractor unit. The truck was seen on the M1 motorway at a motorway service area in 2002. Pitzal. Steyr. Steyr is a subsidiary of MAN and this model has the new TGA cab. This Austrian tractor unit and tanker trailer is completely air brushed with murals and is quite a spectacular rig. The truck was seen at a truck festival at Peterborough in 2002.
S.A.Underwood. Bedford A type. This truck was built in the mid 50ís and was a very popular model at the time. It has since been restored and was seen at a truck festival in 2002 near Swindon. Les Taylor. Renault 340 Maxter. 8 x 4 tipper trucks are a common unit in England and this version is made by Renault. They are popular with large fleets as well as owner drivers. This truck was seen at Dartford in 2002. RADL. MAN TGA 410A XXL. The new MAN truck is very popular in Europe and this truck is registered in Czechoslovakia. The truck and trailer are on low profile tyres and the truck was seen in Dartford docks in 2002.
Benton Brothers. Scania 144L 530 Topline T cab. Benton Brothers have a large fleet of trucks and do general haulage and traction work. With their well turned out trucks and distinctive livery they are always popular at truck festivals. Seen at Peterborough in 2002. Thornycroft. This company was taken over in 1961 and some of their models were continued in production. This fire tender was one that continued. The truck has a military registration and is used to fight fires at airports. The foam nozzle can be clearly seen above the cab. The truck was seen at a Scammell rally in Kent in 1996. Van de Wetering. Scania 144G 460. This Dutch company specialises in the transportation of boats and this 4 axle topline unit was seen at Dartford docks in 2002.
Reader Brothers. Leyland Octopus. 8 wheelers are always popular with enthusiasts and this truck built in the 50ís is a favourite. This restored truck was seen at a truck rally in 2002 near Swindon. Keystone. AEC 6 x 6. Keystone are a heavy recovery company with a small fleet of vehicles in the midlands. The AEC is an ex military recovery truck made in the 60ís. The truck was seen at a truck festival at Peterborough in 1995. Jack Richards. ERF ECX. Jack Richards fleet mainly consists of ERF's and this new model is the latest in a line up of over 100 trucks. The truck was seen on the M25 at Dartford in 2002.
Bedrock. Foden Alpha 3000. Bedrock is a London based tipper company with a fleet of modern 8 x 4 tippers. The truck was seen in east London in 2002. Johnsons. Volvo FH 12 380. Johnsons are mainly a traction company from Lancashire The trailer being collected was onward to New York door to door. The load was one packing case 40ft long. The truck was seen in east London in 2001. Bedford TJ. This forward control model was produced in the late 50ís and has American styling. Bedford was owned by General Motors. This restored model was seen in 2002 at a truck festival near Swindon.
Beck and Pollitzer. MAN 32-422. Beck and Pollitzer are a heavy haulage company with depots in the north and south of England. The unusual load is modern art being transported from Leeds to Paris. The truck was seen at Leeds in 1996 W.G.Pyatt. Leyland Buffalo. DAF took control of Leyland in 1987. This tractor was made in 1978. It has since been restored and was seen at a truck festival near Swindon in 2002. Turners. Scammell S26. With a reputation for strength and durability, many S 26 models were used as recovery vehicles fire tenders and heavy haulage tractors. Scammell ceased trading in 1987 and Unipower carried on production using there own name in 1988. The truck was seen at a truck festival at Peterborough in 2002.
V.D.Vlist. Mercedes 3553. This is the same truck as the other Vlist truck on this page. The trailer is a 2 bed 4 and the cylinder load was collected from Northern Ireland. The truck was seen at Dartford docks in 2002. D.J.Spall. Volvo F89. Built in the mid 70ís the Volvo was a very popular reliable unit in its day. This 3 axle recovery vehicle was seen at a truck festival at Peterborough in 2002. MAN 630 L 2 AE 4 x 4. This truck is probably ex army and was seen pulling a small trailer opposite the Porsche Museum in Stuttgart in 1996. Production on this truck ran from 1958 onwards, this one was probably built between 1961-72 (2 part flatrack).
OSS Group. DAF85CF. The group are specialists in waste management. The truck was seen on the M25 motorway at Dartford in 2002. Burtonwood Beers. ERF ECS. Western Star sold ERF to MAN in February 2000. This newly registered truck belongs to a local brewery and was seen delivering in North Wales. The picture was taken in June 2002. H.Ainscough Ltd. Leyland Comet. Made in the late 40ís and early 50ís this restored truck was seen at a truck festival near Swindon in 2002.
Jan Dohmen. Mercedes Actros 2540. This brightly coloured tractor was hauling an ISO container loaded with Hydrogen Peroxide. The truck was seen on the M 25 motorway at Dartford in 2002. Triple J Haulage. Guy Big J4T. This unit was seen at Dartford docks in 2002. It looks like a showmans truck. The vehicle was registered in 1979, the same year that British Leyland phased the GUY name out of its production. Euromix. DAF CF. This new model DAF is the 8 x 4 version. Hauling bulk powder it was seen at Gravesend, Kent in 2002.


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