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Old 13th February 2016, 19:26   #976
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Bombay Milk Processing Plant, ca 1955

Looks like they are Commer trucks.

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Spotted at Mysore.

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Would have preferred Her on the Road than in an Indiranagar Bar, no? Anyways She's a star attraction here as well : )
This is matador converted into VW bus by a garage in Bangalore for this outlet.

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A Trekker spotted at Mysore.


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Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmasters

Calcutta Chinese Delegation Visit

Some Bombay pictures here:

http://leyland.0fees.net/leyland/roy...ml?ckattempt=1

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Vikram Sarabhai, with what looks like an early TATA M-B Bus. The white sign seems to read LEFT HAND DRIVE
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These pictures are from the Railway board report on Indian Railways for 1938 1939, Volume 1.

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3 different commercial vehicles and a car can be seen, the registration no. of the car is also interesting.

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Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmasters
A Royal Tiger bus served as a rolling canteen for BEST drivers and conductors opposite the Mumbai High Court till the mid 1980's. Buses used to be parked and started their routes from there.

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Vikram Sarabhai, with what looks like an early TATA M-B Bus. The white sign seems to read LEFT HAND DRIVE
I think that India did import a few LHD buses, Air India had some before they were indigenised.

Below a 1947/48 International truck survivor. Still has it's original petrol engine in place.
Vintage and classic commercial vehicles are rare in India.

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This is a 1942 Chevrolet bus named "Rajmata 1942" by its owner the Guptas of the L.N. Gupta Transport co., Nagpur, among the oldest transporters in Central India. They also own a first owner 1922 Harley Davidson with sidecar. These are regulars in the Nagpur Rallies.

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Thornycroft, Calcutta, ca 1935
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the good natured owner did not seem to mind the number plates being visible in the photos
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Here are some commercial vehicles in Goa during the Portuguese days.
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Lucknow , World war I
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A friend just shared this pic of the " Dennis" from Pune
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Spotted this one classic Leyland and a couple of Isuzus in Nagpur at The Fire Brigade Training Centre. Apologies for the low quality pic.
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