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Vulcan Motor and Engineering Co: Buses

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1929. Reg No: EC 8852.
March 1930.
May 1930.

Note: This is a sub-section of Vulcan Motor and Engineering Co

1926 the first passenger chassis was developed, it was a 20-26 seater with a conventional layout.

1928 a 30 seater was added to the range.

1929 32 and 36 seaters were added.

1930 the largest seating bus the double-decker Emperor came into service with 53 seats.

Vulcan built two buses for Douglas Corporation they were small wheel forward-control models with Vulcan bodywork mounted on top.

Douglas Horse-trams acquired another three of a similar design.

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