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Old 30th September 2004, 22:27   #1
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Hey guys,this pic was taken at Byculla fire station.This is one of the oldest engine`s in India.



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Holy cow...thats nice..and really old...
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thts great....does it still run?
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thats a well preserved fire engine. BTW has anyone seen the Mercedes Fire Truck at Cuffe Parade Fire station. Really HUGE.
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nice find x-machine.
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Wow nice find X!
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Thanks guys.....yeah it still does run.But they rarely use it.They have a 1960s Police Jeep too,but no pics of that.
Will try n source out a few more.
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guys:
there is a vintage fire engine at the fire station linking the western-express highway & kalina (near the Hyatt, Vakola).
maybe someone can get details on that too.
looks pretty similar to the one X-Machine has posted but can't be sure as i've only seen it a couple of times while driving along that road, and anybody's who's driven that road knows the amount of concentration you need to have lest your car end up in a ditch.
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Old 3rd October 2004, 23:38   #9
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Drivers, Pedestrians and Traffic cops are all to be blamed for all traffic problems created.

How many of us have seen cops hiding behind trees and electric boxes just to catch offenders when they shud be standing at the signal

junction? Who is to be blamed if the offender causes and accident if he hits a pedestrian (who has crossed on a red light)? The pedestrain??

The cop?? The driver??
The Driver cos he broke the signal.
The Pedesttrain cos he also broke the signal.
The cop also. Cos if he was at the junction (instead of hiding), the driver wud not have broken the signal and the guy wudnt be injured/killed.

Also cops are more on the lookout for making money rather than preventing anyone from breaking the rules. You cant blame them too. They

are poor and have a family to support. That doesnt mean they can do all this. Everything isin the hands of the Govt. This is what I feel they

shud do :

1. > Stop registration of new auto-rickshaws. We have enough of them.
2. > Increase the salary of the traffic cops. Also give them basic amenities.
3. > Make tests for licenses more strict.
4. > Install cameras at signals.
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Quote[/b] (v12 @ Oct. 03 2004,17:57)]BTW has anyone seen the Mercedes Fire Truck at Cuffe Parade Fire station. Really HUGE.
Yeah I've seen the mercedez fire truck at cuffe parade...will try n get some info on that along with pics.
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Quote[/b] ]Yeah I've seen the mercedez fire truck at cuffe parade...will try n get some info on that along with pics.
Sorry no pics allowed there. had gone to see it some months back. chatted with the fireman and found out it was imported from Germany and throws 12k litres in 12 secs.
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No pics? thts too bad...maybe i can catch it in action one of these days...
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hey that one needs to be in some car museum though i doubt its existence in india. slightly out of the topic but a few months ago i had been to the jungles of tadoba which is a tiger sanctuary in central maharashtra(a few 100 kms from nagpur) and had spotted this really old road roller it was really super guys. it was huge and was more like a house boat with the road roller wheels. sadly it was rusting and must have been untouched for a few decades surely. i asked the local forest officer there and all he could say was its been lying there since before his birth (lol)funny how things work here. i do remember the make though (i know sounds weird) but it was a TATA.
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Well I guess the oldest Fire Engine in India is the Morris FE which takes part in most of the vintage rallies. Heres a brief description about the Morris Fire Engine and its Restoration and Mechanisms :

Rail Museum : Morris Fire Engine
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New vehicles purchased by Kerala Fire and Rescue Service:

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Around 35 advanced mist-fire tenders made on pickup truck platform have been delivered to Kerala Fire and Rescue Services this week. Apart from this, there are 25 mini fire tenders with 3,000 litres capacity.
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