Tilling Stevens petrol electric charabanc with passengers

Maker
Unknown
Production date
Circa 1924
Description
View of a Tilling Stevens petrol electric charabanc with men and women passengers. The vehicle has solid rubber tyres, a starting handle, acetylene gas or oil side lamps and a folding roof stored at the rear. The driver is wearing a white-topped skipped cap.
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Department
Maker
Production date
Circa 1924
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Subject notes
The petrol engine drove a generator that powered an electric traction motor. The vehicle, MS2567, was registered in 1919 or 1920. There were many bus companies, one of the largest being owned by the tramway company. They ran regular services and excursions.
Accession number
P15452

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