34/54 CHORLEY

8 March 2010
The station on Weldbank Lane ceased to be operational on 30 September 2015.
The retained pump moved to the wholetime station at Washington Hall.

Karrier WTE893 was seen at the Rochdale Museum Open Day, 4 August 1990.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission]

Karrier Gamecock WTE893 from 1955 has recently changed ownership and is currently being restored.
It was based at Chorley from new, passing to Wesham in January 1961 and
finally to Leigh as a reserve appliance in March 1966.
Now 51 years old, it was seen at its new owner's premises, 3 November 2006.
[Since these pictures were taken, this appliance has been sold again and more recently being offered for sale on ebay.]

Following quite an amount of renovation, WTE893 was believed still to be for sale when seen 7 December 2007.

AFS Land Rover NYR876 was seen in a convoy of vehicles in North Wales in June 1965.
[Picture from the MFRS collection and reproduced with permission.]

AFS Bedford Control Unit RYX493
[Copyright picture ~ W. Jopson and reproduced with permission.]

Ford D1014 NTJ65K was in the reserve fleet when photographed at Skelmersdale.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

Ford D1616 STJ196L was seen in 'later life' as a training vehicle.
(NP collection ~ courtesy DBB)

4x4 Range Rover RT OTD240M was presumably allocated here for motorway use.  It was seen 29 June 1986.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Another shot of Range Rover OTD240M in the yard at Chorley.
[Copyright picture ~ K. F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

 Ford D1114 PTE882M was in the reserve fleet when this picture was taken.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Ford Hose Layer UTC819M was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Hose Layer UTC819M was seen on Driver Training at Ormskirk.
[Picture courtesy MF&RS and reproduced with permission.]

Ford DRN887S was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Sister appliance DRN888S was also seen in the station yard, 16 September 1984.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Numerically the first Leyland Freighter, D100TRN was seen at Washington Hall, 21 May 1988.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Howarth and reproduced with permission.]

Fulton Wylie Bodied Bedford TL Emergency Tender was seen on the station forecourt.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Leyland Freighter G145JFR was seen on the station forecourt.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Land Rover J792OCW was seen in the station yard.
[Copyright picture ~ D. Barker-Brown and reproduced with permission.]

Prime Mover M701UHG with foam pod was seen in the station yard on the day prime movers M702/3UHG left Lancashire, 23 February 2010.
This Prime Mover left Lancashire later in 2010.

Daf 55 Y541XEO was seen at a large moorland fire near Anglezarke, 17 June 2010.
It will see further service at Colne.

Land Rover PN04VAK was seen leaving an incident on Burscough Industrial Estate, 12 October 2010.

Daf 55 PJ52FMP was seen at a major fire in Blackrod near Bolton, 3 August 2010.

Daf 55 PJ52FMP was seen at the Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway. 4 April 2017.

Daf 55 PF51OVK was seen on the moors near Tockholes, 21 April 2007.
[It was allocated here in Spring 2014 for a few months following the withdrawal of PJ52FMP]

Daf LF Prime Mover and the new Foam Tender Pod was also seen in the station yard, 23 February 2010.
[This Prime Mover is now based on the Fylde.]


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