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Marston Road Services

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M.R.S. Ltd, (Marston Road Services) of Lightbody Street, Liverpool

Ernest Charles Marston who developed a working relationship with Scammell

Ernest Charles Marston was born in 1891, and commenced operations as Marston Road Services in 1920 in Liverpool after taking over Edward Box and Co.

He was involved in heavy haulage of railway locomotives to Liverpool Docks.

He made a number of patent applications

In November 1929 the company took delivery of the first “Scammell 100 Tonner” low loader unit

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