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Coal lorries were a special type of truck that was common in the UK until the 1980s when coal fires disappeared in most areas due to the clean air acts. The lorry carried coal in a large hopper and dispensed it by a weigher into Sacks. For delivery to each house by the coal man.

Bedford TM coal lorry at Donington 09 - IMG 6145small

A restored coal wagon on a Bedford TM unit.

Bedford TM coal lorry hopper and bagger at Donington 09 - IMG 6118small

A restored Coal wagon at the Donington Park CV show in 2009

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  • Truck shows

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