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Gilfords (HSG)

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1936 HSG accquired the Park Royal premises of the Gilford Motor Co which was in receivership and created a subsidiary being Gilford-HSG.

They built one chassis based on a 1935 Gilford that was left in the Park Royal unsold. It was fitted with a modified AEC engine and an HSG gas producer.

Highland Transport bought the bus and it subsequently covered 20,000 miles in 9 months, averaging a fuel consumption of 2lb (0.907kg) a mile.

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Sources of Information

  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris