Austin K2 Auxilliary Towing Vehicle At The Kew Bridge Steam Museum



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Description 1942 Austin K2 Auxilliary Towing Vehicle of the National Fire Service. Some 4,000 of these vehicles were ordered by the Home Office during the Second World War for the N.F.S. who used them to tow heavy trailer pumps.Based on the 2 ton lorry chassis,they were fitted with utility bodywork accomandating a crew of six,hoses and a 30ft ladder.The Austin K2 units were not designed to carry water,they just carried equipment and crew.
Date 30 August 2008(2008-08-30), 13:28
Source Austin K2 Auxilliary Towing Vehicle At The Kew Bridge Steam Museum, Brentford, London.
Author Jim from London


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