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Leyland Metz TL DK9583 was seen in the station yard.
Dating back to 1934, it attended its first incident on Christmas Day that year.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A. Collier]

Dennis F7 HDK222 was seen in the station yard, 4 July 1968.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis and reproduced with permission.]

Similar in appearance was Dennis F12 JDK151 also seen in the station yard, 4 July 1968.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis and reproduced with permission.]

Miles bodied Bedford Water Tender JDK545 saw further service with Billy Smart's Circus.
[Copyright picture ~ N. Tarling via P. Williams and reproduced with permission.]

Bedford Emergency Tender MDK234 was seen in the station yard, 6 August 1969.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis and reproduced with permission.]

Just a week later, the Emergency Tender was being used at a major fire in Castleton, 13 August 1969.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis and reproduced with permission.]

Dennis F21 Turntable Ladder PDK717 was seen in the station yard, 28 March 1966.
[Copyright photograph ~ the late Mike Brockbank and reproduced with permission.]

For a time, PDK717 joined the rest of the fleet in having the front of the cab painted white.
[Copyright picture ~ K.F. Reid MBE and reproduced with permission.]

Subsequently preserved in original livery, Dennis Metz TL, PDK717, was seen at Altrincham Fire Station Open Day, 7 May 2012.

Dennis F36 pump 5937DK was seen in the station yard, 28 March 1966.
[Copyright photograph ~ the late Mike Brockbank and reproduced with permission.]

F36 5937DK with F7 HDK222 behind at an incident in Castleton, 13 August 1969.
[Copyright picture ~ Satis and reproduced with permission.]

Another picture of 5937DK in later livery and in service with GMC.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A Collier]

Former ERF Emergency Tender TDK999K was seen in the station yard in October 2013.
[Copyright picture ~ K. Brown and reporduced with permission.]

Another former borough appliance was VDK999K seen in a very damp station yard.
[NP collection ~ courtesy A Collier]

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