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Note: This is a sub-section of Ransomes, Sims and Jefferies
Ransomes were a pioneer trolleybus maker.
1921 They built one battery-electric bus. This design was constructed around a lorry chassis and was sold to a colliery in Lancashire for work transport.
1943 Produced a trolleybus.
The Museum of English Rural Life holds 2 trolley bus production lists of Ransomes for the period 1925-1948. It is thought that the rest of the records of the electric vehicle department may have disappeared in the move to Nacton or during the gradual phasing out of electric vehicle production.