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  NEWARK RALLY ENTRANTS · SUNDAY 30TH MAY 2004  
The 21st AEC Society Rally was held at the Newark Showground over the weekend of May 29th/30th 2004.  Recorded below are the 84 vehicles which attended the public day on Sunday May 30th, comprising 51 AEC lorries, 24 AEC buses, 3 fire appliances and 6 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 Mammoth Major (110k)
 FAW 122C
 AEC Mammoth Major
AEC Matador (102k)
 RSJ 996
 AEC Matador
AEC Mercury (110k)
 Q979 HNR
 AEC Mercury
AEC Mogul (110k)
 DTO 182B
 AEC Mogul
AEC Swift (102k)
 WEX 685M
 AEC Swift
TYPE REG NO YEAR DESCRIPTION ENTRY
A E C   M A M M O T H    M A J O R    [ 1 0 ]
Mammoth Major 8 Mk II BBP 425 1935 Dennis Moulding's fine flatbed 8-wheeler 11
Mammoth Major 8 Mk III 0386.913 KGH 204 1948 Ex Rosser of Pontilliw; new to Express Dairies ...
Mammoth Major 6 Mk III 3671.H417 GSK 821 1952 Former Fleet Air Arm refueller 2
Mammoth Major 6 Mk III 3671.H625 XLC 636 1952 Former Fleet Air Arm refueller 37
Mammoth Major 8 Mk III 3871H.1842 HFX 429 1954 Homalloy body for 12 cubic yard of coal 71
Mammoth Major 6 Mk V 2G6RAS.982  FAW 122C 1965 Superb Lloyds of Ludlow flatbed lorry 45
Mammoth Major 6 Mk V 2G6RAB.987 DCK 146C 1965 Restored chassis/cab prime mover ex-Royal Navy 12
Mammoth Major 8 Mk V 2G8RAD.3276 DYE 944C 1965 Entered by Lloyds of Ludlow (Shropshire) 44
Mammoth Major 8 TG8R NPD 891D 1966 Now owned by Howard Berry 26
Mammoth Major 8 TG8R KFD 745L 1972 Still in use in the round timber business 81
A E C   M A M M O T H    M I N O R    [ 1 ]
Mammoth Minor TG6RF/2.1261 FLP 614J 1971 Originally K502 with the London Brick Company 38
A E C   M A N D A T O R    [ 1 2 ]
Mandator Mk III 3472.1059 NAM 189 1955 One from Richard Cresswell's pristine AEC fleet ...
Mandator Mk III 3475.1147 YNN 724 1958 Westfield Transport ballast tractor 61
Mandator Mk III 3475.1216 UXH 918 1957 Ex GPO Engineering 30
Mandator Mk V G4RA.1770 CRH 144C 1965 Short wheelbase tractor unit 66
Mandator TG4R.1065 ECL 142D 1966 Melvin Edwards' BRS liveried artic 18
V8 Mandator VTG4R.033 GBH 93G 1968 V8 tractor unit not listed in the rally programme 89
V8 Mandator VTG4R.225 RWO 533G 1968 V8 tractor entered by John Ward 15
V8 Mandator VTG4R.405 OCE 829H 1969 Superbly restored V8 artic & trailer in RTITB livery 8
Mandator 2TG4R WPP 736J 1971 Evans of Tipton ...
Mandator 2TG4R.24719 PYD 772L 1972 Originally Somerset Water Board 64
Mandator 2TG4R LUE 673P 1975 Russ Fenwick's tractor unit is used regularly 58
Mandator 2TG4R.32804 NBF 92P 1976 David Hopkins' tractor unit with 40' tilt trailer 23
A E C   M A R S H A L    [ 3 ]
Marshal TGM6R EHA 144T 1969 6x4 flatbed first registered in 1979 52
Marshal 2TGM6RT.22778 RTD 680L 1972 Restored by Ray Banner ...
Marshal 2TGM6RS.24284 NFK 246M 1973 First registered in August 1973 74
A E C   M A T A D O R    [ 8 ]
Matador 0853.140  (10 RD 69)  RSJ 996 1939 Ex Stubbs originally with Smith, Leyburn ...
Matador 0853.775  (94 YY 66) GUY 640N 1939 Still used in the round timber business 82
Matador 0853.6078  (11 RH 19) JSV 900 1943 Recovery conversion by L W Vass 60
Matador 0853.6346  (99 YY 81) WFO 338 1942 Previously a recovery vehicle 34
Matador 0853.6767  (18 YZ 81) XSY 643 1944 Demobbed from the Royal Artillery in 1969 21
Matador 0853.7531 WVS 468 1944 Robert Harris' ballast tractor 80
Matador 0853.10715 GAS 899 1950 Ex-timber tractor previously registered TTX 144X 50
Matador Mk III 3472.321 LRL 318 1949 This type would later be renamed Mandator Mk III 24
A E C   M E R C U R Y    [ 1 5 ]
Mercury GM4RA.1612 2599 WE 1958 Still working for its keep up until 1999 59
Mercury 2GM4RA.3148 2590 NX 1959 Flatbed lorry with Homalloy cab 31
Mercury GM4RA 314 BVO 1959 Recovery vehicle but originally a cement mixer 28
Mercury 2GM4RA.4084 7372 WX 1961 Flatbed with Homalloy cab 78
Mercury GM4RA.5539 303 DLW 1962 Owned by a showman prior to preservation 1
Mercury GM4RA.6097 785 BWJ 1962 Tractor unit with Lewis Scott cab 69
Mercury GM4RA.6195 YNR 780 1961 Luton body, new to Bees Transport 32
Mercury 6GM4RA.7609 680 GTM 1962 Restored in London Brick Company livery 22
Mercury GM4R HSU 162 1963 New as a tipper, original reg 72 VNN 77
Mercury 7GM4RA.11611 GRH 691D 1966 Pump Escape ex Kingston upon Hull Fire Brigade 75
Mercury TGM4R.2391  Q979 HNR 1967 Appliance conversion from former turntable ladder 51
Mercury TGM4R.7793 HFP 362H 1970 This Mercury worked in the Stoke area until 1992 19
Mercury TGM4R.8875 SKU 598J 1971 Tractor unit converted to recovery and back to tractor 76
Mercury 2TGM4R.9770 CRY 999K 1972 Water Tender Ladder ex Leicester Fire Brigade ...
Mercury TGM4R XWP 139M 1973 Tractor unit converted to recovery and back to tractor 9
A E C   M I L I T A N T    [ 1 ]
Militant 0860.428 899 UKM 1958 Ex NCB pit winding generator truck, now a flatbed 3
A E C   M O G U L    [ 1 ]
Mogul GB4LA.037  DTO 182B 1964 Chassis no reveals this was originally a left hander 48
A E C   M O N A R C H    [ 3 ]
Monarch 647 TL 3513 1934 Coal lorry new to Bracebridge Mental Hospital ...
Monarch Mk III 3451.309 NHK 789 1948 Shaun Swain's superb Monarch & trailer 73
Monarch Mk III 3451.835 JWW 542 1950 Originally a tar sprayer 56
A E C   R E G A L    [ 3 ]
Regal III 9621E (15T13) HLX 462 1948 John Herting's LT Country Area T792 90
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 49
A E C   R E G E N T    [ 4 ]
Regent Mk III 0961 KGU 106 1949 John Herting's RT2177 91
Regent Mk III 9612E.5341 LTF 254 1950 Morecambe & Heysham 69, Park Royal H30/26R 43
Regent Mk III 9613A.5644 KDT 393 1951 Tony Peart's Doncaster 122, Roe H31/25R 10
Regent Mk V 2LD3RA.559 PFN 858 1958 Restored in Lockey's livery 87
A E C   R E L I A N C E    [ 1 2 ]
Reliance MU3RV.1287 NCY 626 1956 Rare Weymann Fanfare C37F coach 46
Reliance 2MU3RV.2067 277 DKT 1959 Maidstone & District/Park Royal 83
Reliance 2U3RA CTT 23C 1965 Devon General/Park Royal 85
Reliance 691 6U3ZR.7039 LCB 603G 1969 Wilby's of Hilbadstow, ex Burwell & District ...
Reliance 6MU3R.7296 TUO 74J 1970 Ex Devon General/Willowbrook 55
Reliance 6MU4R JMC 121K 1971 Glenton centre entrance Plaxton coach 35
Reliance 691 6U2R MRR 811K 1972 Barton Transport 1229, Plaxton 3+2 39
Reliance 6U3ZR FDG 468L 1972 New to Cottrell's of Mitcheldean 20
Reliance 6U3ZR VER 262L 1972 Premier Travel, Alexander C53F 79
Reliance 6U3ZR HUM 951N 1975 Thornes/Plaxton Derwent 14
Reliance 6U3ZR TME 134N 1975 Skyeways centre entrance ex Glenton ...
Reliance NNC 855P 1976 Yelloway/Duple Dominant 67
A E C   R E N O W N    [ 1 ]
Renown 3B3RA.104 DBC 190C 1965 Leicester City 190, East Lancs H44/31F 72
A E C   R O U T E M A S T E R    [ 3 ]
RM 446 WLT 446 1960 ...
RM 765 WLT 765 1961 Entered by the Newark-based RM 765 Group 57
RML 903 WLT 903 1961 Soon to be extinct in London ...
A E C   S W I F T    [ 1 ]
Swift 3MP2R.24503  WEX 685M 1973 Yarmouth 85/ECW B43D from Dewsbury Bus Museum 92
A E C   R E L A T E D    [ 6 ]
Coles Crane LTO 806P 1952 Ex MOD bridging crane on 6x6 AEC chassis 16
Coles Crane 21416  PVX 64R 1953 Ex MOD bridging crane on 6x6 AEC chassis 63
Thornycroft Trusty PF/NR6 NYN 790 1953 8x4 flatbed, BRS livery 70
Thornycroft Nippy Star 144 BPA 1956 Chassis number 55298 29
Seddon Pennine Mk 19 VHO 200 1959 Thornes of Bubwith/Harrington Wayfarer 4 13
Albion Reiver 229 FFE 332K 1972 Cement mixer powered by AEC 505 84
AEC Mercury (110k)
 Q979 HNR
 AEC Mercury
AEC Mogul (110k)
 DTO 182B
 AEC Mogul
AEC Swift (102k)
 PVX 64R
 Coles Crane


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