GPO Vehicles


Make Dodge
Model KRMC70
Type Cable Pulling Unit
Body Builder  
Use Cable pulling in conjunction with a cable lorry
Registration Number MRK 793L
Fleet Number  
Date of picture 1973

This vehicle is basically a self mobile winch equipped with a boom and drop-arm which serve as a guiding system to lead the winch rope to the duct mouth.

The drop-arm carries a cable sheave.  This allows cable to be drawn up to the full length of the drop arm, if required.  The boom and the winch have a hydraulic drive taken from the vehicle engine.

A high capacity water pump for emptying manholes is also provided. 

 

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