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Allelys new bespoke trailers take the train, Biglorryblog has the details

Allelys Heavy Haulage put a pair of bespoke-built Andover Trailers five-axle power-steered low loaders into operation, delivering the first of a new generation of high-tech passenger trains to arrive in the country. The trailers collected each carriage of the new train from a pair of rubber-tyred shipping bogies, which had securely held the 125mph train on its journey by sea …

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The Boss is back on BIglorryblog with this piece of Americana

The Blogmeister posted this on Twitter ( you can find the Blogmeister on Twitter at @BrianWeatherle3 ) but Twitter doesn’t do it for me, says The Boss so I trust you might wish to post this up. Was getting withdrawal symptoms , not a decent pic to be had then my buddy pulled in the yard with this 1947 3/600 …

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When the going gets tough, the tough get going and Biglorryblog tagged along too

For serious commercial off road operations such as logging or power line management there are a number of 4×4 trucks available on the market. One truck however has for many years stood out as the crème de la crème of extreme off road capable trucks. That is of course Biglorryblogs favourite “Moggie” the Unimog. When word reached Biglorryblogs Northern outpost …

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Clean, Green and raising money- this new Volvo 8×4 does it all says Biglorryblog

East Kilbride-based Enviro-Clean has put a unique Volvo FH / Kaiser Whale recycling tanker into service. In operation, the vehicle will also benefit two key charities, Breakthrough Breast Cancer and Water Aid. The 32-tonne GVW 8×4 rigid features a 6400mm wheelbase, 460hp Euro-6 engine and a Globetrotter cab. Employing over 100 full time staff and operating a fleet of 85 …

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Keep “as is” or restore asks Biglorryblog

Biglorryblogs man for all things Aussie Classic, Graham, spotted this Albion at the recent Hunter Valley Truck Muster held down under.. The question is do you restore to as new? Or keep as is… its a question that has divided classic vehicle owners for many years. Biglorryblog  has one foot in both camps, having restored a 1967 Land Rover, but …

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A “15” in the city snapped by Jim for Biglorryblog

The “15’s” theme continues on Biglorryblog, As Jim alighted from Highbury & Islington station last Thursday this truck caught his eye. Jim only had a pocket point & shoot camera with him at the time but he managed to snap the Iveco at the traffic lights. On return home he realised that the vehicle was only 4 days old. So …

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First 15’s begin to arrive in BIglorryblogs inbox

Back from Biglorryblogs weeks holiday,  BLB is pleased to see that the inbox is filling up with images of  “15’s” (15 being the new registration mark that denotes year of registration and  came out on the 1st of this month) forst to hit the inbox was this DAF  from Paul, who says “Having had one of those weeks when I …

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Biglorryblog is pleased to learn that this ERF ECX will keep on trucking

Biglorryblog has been informed that one of the last ERF ECX tractor units operated by J R Adams(Y 987 ETN) has been purchased by an enthusiast in North Yorkshire. It is to retain its distinctive traditional company livery,with permission of James/John Adams and will be used to transport a steam engine within the UK and the continent..Its stable mate however  …

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