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Views of the Park Royal factory, c. 1950 (Page 2)



 
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Many Park Royal bus bodies were flat packed for export, to be assembled by associate companies in the destination country. The following series of pictures shows the packing process for a bus body bound for India.

The text accompanying the pictures is Park Royal's.

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The first stage in packing a complete single-deck metal-framed bus body for India. Click for a larger picture

Click for a larger picture Method of shipping Park Royal bodies overseas for re-erection on site.

The intermediate stage in the packing of the knocked-down parts. Click for a larger picture

Click for a larger picture The last sub-assembly, the roof unit, about to be packed.

The crating of the knocked-down parts of a single-deck bus, the final stage with the roof unit in position. Click for a larger picture

Click for a larger picture On London's river bound for the docks...and India. The crate containing all the body parts measures 27ft. 8in. x 3ft. 8in. x 7ft. 6in. and weighs only 4 tons gross.


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