Bedford

  • 1952 Bedford ‘O’ Series

    1952 Bedford ‘O’ Series

    Chris Graham on 10th February 2022

    The latest addition to Drew Laburn's classic commercial vehicle collection is a 1952 Bedford ‘O’ Series, as Bob Weir explains.

  • 1951 Albion Chieftain FT37N restored

    1951 Albion Chieftain FT37N restored

    Chris Graham on 11th January 2022

    Bill Barton completed the superb restoration of his 1951 Albion Chieftain FT37N during lockdown. David Reed went along to find out more.

  • The business of bus recovery

    The business of bus recovery

    Chris Graham on 23rd September 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop take a nostalgic look at the business of bus recovery and the inventive ways operators have tackled it.

  • 1947 Standard 14hp van

    1947 Standard 14hp van

    Chris Graham on 1st August 2021

    Brian Culpin meets the only surviving Standard 14hp van used by Ferguson tractor dealers for spares delivery and service support.

  • Classic heavy-haulage trucks

    Classic heavy-haulage trucks

    Chris Graham on 9th June 2021

    Peter Simpson tells the story of a pair of classic heavy-haulage trucks, how one still works today and their famous operator.

  • 1982 Dodge damage control vehicle

    1982 Dodge damage control vehicle

    Chris Graham on 2nd June 2021

    Bob Weir encounters an interesting and unusual Dodge damage control vehicle from the nuclear power industry.

  • Classic lorry road run

    Classic lorry road run

    Chris Graham on 28th May 2021

    Anne Bates reports on a recent classic lorry road run that sent the lucky drivers down some of the best roads Wales has to offer.

  • Preserved recovery trucks

    Preserved recovery trucks

    Chris Graham on 6th April 2021

    Retaining recovery vehicles has prolonged the life of many lorries, as Dudley Rhodes' preserved recovery truck images demonstrate.

  • Commercial Classics 3 published!

    Commercial Classics 3 published!

    Chris Graham on 26th January 2021

    The latest edition in the popular Commercial Classics bookazine series is out now, spotlighting a great selection of classic four-wheelers. Commercial Classics 3: Focus on four-wheelers, is the latest in this Kelsey Publishing bookazine series, and features such classic, British…

  • Another fine Bedford restoration

    Another fine Bedford restoration

    Chris Graham on 2nd October 2020

    Peter Simpson revisits a father-and-son team that's just completed another fine Bedford restoration reflecting the family’s rebuild history.

  • Glimpses of classic London

    Glimpses of classic London

    Chris Graham on 8th August 2020

    Once again we dip into Nina Smith’s wonderful postcard collection, this featuring glimpses of classic London, all bristling with interesting vehicles.

  • 1934 Leyland Cub

    1934 Leyland Cub

    Chris Graham on 7th July 2020

    Less than four years ago, this 1934 Leyland Cub was a very incomplete wreck, and had already been used as a parts donor. Peter Simpson tells its story.

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