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NEWARK RALLY ENTRANTS · SUNDAY 3rd AUGUST 2003

The 20th AEC Society Rally was held in glorious summer sunshine at the Newark Showground over the weekend of August 2nd/3rd 2003.  Recorded below are the 86 vehicles which attended the public day on Sunday August 3rd, comprising 54 AEC lorries, 22 AEC buses, 6 fire appliances and 4 other vehicles.  The entry numbers quoted are those displayed on the vehicles and may differ from the programme.  Please e-mail if you know of any vehicle(s) that may have been missed off the list.
AEC Reliance (115k)
 AMX8A
 AEC Reliance
AEC Monarch (129k)
 EBM131
 AEC Monarch
AEC Mammoth Minor (132k)
 FLP614J
 AEC Mammoth Minor
AEC Regent (125k)
 MXB128
 AEC Regent III
AEC Mandator (127k)
 TUX271
 AEC Mandator
Type Reg No Year Description Entry
AEC Mammoth Major [12]
Mammoth Major 6 Mk III 100 CPA 1951 Restored in the livery of Brain's Brewery 102
MM 6 Mk III 3671.H349 SL 9724 1952 One from Richard Cresswell's pristine AEC fleet 31
MM 6 Mk III 3671H.408 SSU 291 1952 Ex RAF 30 AD 97, now a 4x2 flatbed lorry ...
MM 6 Mk III 3671H.417 GSK 821 1952 Former MOD refueller, preserved as a flatbed lorry 49
MM 8 Mk III 3871H.1842 HFX 429 1954 Homalloy body for 12 cubic yard of coal 58
MM 8 Mk V 2G8RAS.2248 996 GLT 1962 New to the Leicester Coop Dairy 72
MM 8 Mk V 2G8RAD.2910 87 CCH 1963 Evans Road Services of Tipton 1
MM 8 Mk V 3G8RAS.3587 AMJ 745C 1965 Jim Read's familiar London Brick Co driver training lorry 23
MM 6 Mk V 2G6RAS.1040 FNN 622C 1965 John Rignall's ex-Army six wheeler 8
MM 8 Mk V 2G8RAD.3276 DYE 944C 1965 Lloyds of Ludlow (Shropshire) ...
Mammoth Major 8 TG8R NPD 891D 1966 One of John Ward's entries 3
Mammoth Major 8 TG8R KFD 745L 1972 Still in use in the round timber business 96
AEC Mammoth Minor [3]
Mammoth Minor 0366L.086 GXF 70 1939 A rare lorry extensively rebuilt by Brian & Ben Freer 103
Mammoth Minor TG6RF.519 SJO 535F 1967 6x2 twin steer tractor unit ...
M-Minor TG6RF/2.1261 FLP 614J 1971 Originally K502 with the London Brick Company 67
AEC Mandator [12]
Mandator Mk III 3472.1059 NAM 189 1955 One from Richard Cresswell's pristine AEC fleet 85
Mandator Mk III 3475.1147 YNN 724 1958 Westfield Transport ballast tractor with loaded semi trailer 10
Mandator Mk III 3475.1216 UXH 918 1957 Ex GPO Engineering 53
Mandator Mk III 3475.1467 TUX 271 1959 With Lloyds of Ludlow since new 43
Mandator Mk V G4RA.1770 CRH 144C 1965 Rescued by the late Bill & Jo Feneley 45
V8 Mandator VTG4R.225 RWO 533G 1968 Entered by John Ward 99
V8 Mandator VTG4R.405 OCE 829H 1969 Superbly restored in RTITB livery plus semi-trailer 29
V8 Mandator VTG4R.406 LVL 164H 1969 Originally supplied to Clayton Dewandre 94
Mandator TG4R.3984 RTA 205H 1969 Latterly the yard shunter at Gregory Distribution 80
Mandator 2TG4R.24719 PYD 772L 1972 Originally Somerset Water Board 60
Mandator 2TG4R FFW 813L 1973 A local vehicle with the same owner since 1976 95
Mandator 2TG4R.32804 NBF 92P 1976 Rally organiser David Hopkins' tractor unit 6
AEC Marshal [3]
Marshal 2TGM6RT.22778 RTD 680L 1972 Restored by Ray Banner 15
Marshal 2TGM6RS.24284 NFK 246M 1973 First registered in August 1973 25
Marshal 4TG6RS33997 MDO 810P 1976 Brought to Newark on a low-loader; no further details ...
AEC Matador [5]
Matador 0853.775 GUY 640N 1939 Ex Army 94 YY 66, still in use in the round timber business 97
Matador 0853.6346 WFO 338 1942 Ex Army 99 YY 81; no further details 55
Matador O853.7206 SSU 733 1944 Ex Royal Navy 95 RN 74 ...
Matador 0853.7531 WVS 468 1944 Robert Harris' ballast tractor 83
Matador 0853.10704 PFE 232K 1953 Demobbed from the Fleet Air Arm in 1971 38
AEC Mercury [15]
Mercury GM4RA.039 NTM 744 1954 Recently outshopped in immaculate London Brick livery 87
Mercury 2GM4RA.2503 MSU 357 1958 Box bodied lorry 98
Mercury 2GM4RA.2842 JFL 677 1958 A Richard Cresswell motor, new to British Sugar Corporation 86
Mercury 2GM4RA.3148 2590 NX 1959 Flatbed lorry with Homalloy cab 52
Mercury GM4RA 314 BVO 1959 Recovery vehicle but originally a cement mixer 26
Mercury 2GM4RA.4084 7372 WX 1961 Homalloy cabbed flatbed, with extra loadspace above the cab 46
Mercury GM4RA.5539 303 DLW 1962 Owned by a showman prior to preservation 41
Mercury GM4RA.6097 785 BWJ 1962 Tractor unit with Lewis Scott cab 44
Mercury 6GM4RA.7609 680 GTM 1962 Restored in London Brick Company livery 54
Mercury 6GM4RA.8132 JSX 545 1963 Ex Scottish Road Services 17
Mercury GM4R HSU 162 1963 New as a tipper. Original reg 72 VNN 48
Mercury TGM4R.7793 HFP 362H 1970 This Mercury worked in the Stoke area until 1992 27
Mercury 6GM4RA.10575 DLE 354C 1965 EX MOD coupled to a 4-in-line trailer 70
Mercury TGM4R.8875 SKU 598J 1971 Tractor unit converted to recovery and back to tractor 47
Mercury TGM4R.31037 HRF 483N 1975 Reids Transport
AEC Militant [1]
Militant Mk III 0870 SSA 29K 1953 A mighty Militant entered by the mighty Ben Freer 104
AEC Monarch [3]
Monarch 647 TL 3513 1934 Coal lorry new to Bracebridge Mental Hospital ...
Monarch Mk II 0346S EBM 131 1946 London Brick Co tipper chassis restored by Shaun Swain 100
Monarch Mk III 3451.309 NHK 789 1948 Shaun Swain's superb Monarch 99
AEC Regal [3]
Regal III 9621E FFU 860 1949 Lincolnshire Road Car, Willowbrook DP35F body ...
Regal IV 9821LT MLL 808 1952 RF 271, LT Country Area bus, Metro-Cammell B39F 12
Regal III 9621A MDT 222 1953 Doncaster Corporation 22, Roe B39F 35
AEC Regent [8]
Regent Mk III 9612E.5341 LTF 254 1950 Morecambe & Heysham 69, Park Royal H30/26R 50
Regent Mk III 9613E.4865 OTV 161 1954 Nottingham City 161, Park Royal H30/26R ...
Regent Mk III 0961 OLD 714 1954 LT Country Area RT 4494 ...
Regent Mk III 6812A.112 JDN 668 1954 Tony Peart's York Pullman 64 with Roe bodywork 31
Regent Mk III 6812A.130 LDP 945 1955 Reading Corporation 98, Park Royal L27/26RD 42
Regent Mk III 6812A.135 MRD 146 1957 Reading Corporation 3, Park Royal L27/26RD 82
Regent Mk V 2LD3RA.566 PFN 865 1958 Restored East Kent tow truck ...
Regent Mk V 2D3RA.1805 EOD 524D 1966 MCW Orion bodywork, new to Devon General 24
AEC Reliance [7]
Reliance 590 2U3RA.4315 900 SAF 1963 Camden Coaches of Sevenoaks; Harrington Grenadier 71
Reliance 590 2U3RA.4798 AMX 8A 1963 Valliant of Ealing; Harrington Cavalier 51
Reliance 691 6U3ZR.7039 LCB 603G 1969 Wilby's of Hilbadstow, ex Burwell & District; Plaxton C44F ...
Reliance SFR 127J 1970 New to Abbotts of Blackpool; Plaxton Panorama Elite 79
Reliance 6MU4R JMC 121K 1971 Centre entrance Plaxton coach, entered by Glenton 121 Group 14
Reliance 691 6U2R MRR 811K 1972 Originally Barton Transport 1229, Plaxton 3+2 coachwork 68
Reliance BTB 690T 1979 Smiths Happiway-Spencers of Wigan 90
AEC Renown [1]
Renown 3B3RA.104 DBC 190C 1965 Leicester City 190, East Lancs H44/31F 64
AEC Routemaster [3]
RM 737 WLT 737 1961 Ex London Transport "showbus" entered by RM 737 Group 63
RM 765 WLT 765 1961 Entered by the Newark-based RM 765 Group ...
RM 2116 CUV 116C 1964 Entered by the RM 2116 Preservation Group 56
Fire Appliances [6]
Regent Mk III D62018R EDM 893J 1951 Douglas Corporation; original reg NMN 50 62
Regent Mk III D62043R MXB 128 1952 Ex London FB 90DP bought for spares but too good to break 74
Regent Mk III D62106R OXT 779 1954 Ex London Fire Brigade Emergency Tender 5ET 75
Dennis F107 314 FLM 1964 London Fire Brigade breakdown lorry, 470 engine 73
Mercury 7GM4RA.11611 GRH 691D 1966 Pump Escape ex Kingston upon Hull Fire Brigade 78
Mercury 2TGM4R.9770 CRY 999K 1972 Water Tender Ladder ex Leicester Fire Brigade 93
AEC related [4]
Maudslay mystery n/a 19?? Chassis/cab, requires complete rebuild; ex showman ...
Crossley DD42/7 95177 JOJ 489 1950 Birmingham City Transport 2489, Crossley H30/24R 69
Thornycroft Trusty PF/NR6 NYN 790 1953 8x4 flatbed, BRS livery 59
Thornycroft Nippy Star 144 BPA 1956 Chassis number 55298 11


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