B20/W50 BOLTON
 

Ford D1617 URJ792S had a slight mishap on the A6027 at Horwich, 28 July 1979.
However, it was repaired and subsequently saw further service at Horwich and then Mossley.
[Copyright pictures ~ J. Shakespeare and reproduced with permission.]

A typical line up for the late 1980s.
[Copyright picture ~ K.F. Ried MBE and reproduced with permission.]

ANC778T was numerically the first Dennis RS in the fleet [see below.]
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis RS ANC779T was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]
[NOTE ~ ANC778/9T were actually the first two Dennis RS appliances ever built having chassis numbers 101 and 102.]

Before the days of the combined Emergency/Salvage Tender (EST)
GMC had dedicated Salvage Tenders, including this Ford D1114 - callsign 209.
It was subsequently converted to a Breathing Apparatus Tender.
[Copyright picture ~ K.F.Reid and reproduced with permission.]

Dodge Tractor Unit AND409T was seen with the Canteen Van.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

AND709T  was seen here at workshops when in use as a Training Vehicle.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A Collier]

Dennis RS A32JDB was seen in the station yard, 18 August 1984.
[Copyright picture ~ Keith Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Still in Bolton, A32JDB had been converted into a Motor Home when seen 14 July 2007.

Dennis A33JDB was a second generation appliance at Bolton and the first of the SS series for GMC.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

This picture of C434AND contrasts with the earlier shot on the Manchester Central library page.
[Copyright picture ~ the late Alan Gartside and reproduced with permission.]

Bolton received two Leyland Freighters G414RJA & G415RJA as replacements for the Dennis appliances above.
[Copyright pictures ~ Aidan Anderson and reproduced with permission.]

Leyland Freighter G415RJA undergoing skid training.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A. Collier.]

Volvo FL6 P994JRJ was seen at a 6 pump fire in Daisy Hill, 28 October 2003.

Bolton's second FL6 P995JRJ is seen leaving the 22 pump incident at Trafford Park, 2 September 2002.

Volvo HPV R521BJA seen whilst in build.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A. Collier.]

Volvo HPV R521BJA joined the reserve fleet in May 2006.  It was seen on the run at Whitehill Fire Station, 24 Janauary 2009.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Volvo FLH MH04FJA was seen at an 8 pump fire in Farnworth,  14 September 2013.

Volvo appliance MH04FJC was seen in Farnworth at a large fire,  14 September 2013.





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