PRESERVED BUSES & COACHES

REG MRL 765
MAKE AUSTIN
MODEL K8
YEAR 1950
BODY Tiverton Coachworks C14F
OWNER Pete Davey
HISTORY The K8 PSV was introduced in 1947, and is based on the K8 25 cwt 3-way van.  Production ceased in 1954.  This vehicle, new in 1950, and originally operated by Chapman Brothers in Cornwall.  It is one of just five listed in the PSV Circle as being in preservation, of which only four are roadworthy.
Information from:  http://wakefield-files.freehostia.com/austins.htm

 

Above photo taken at: Bristol Vintage Bus Group Rally, Brislington Park, Bristol.
Taken on: 9th August 2009

 

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