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Atkinson T746

Atkinson T746 in Ferry Load, Documentary, 1960

Class: Trucks, Trailer truck (tractor) — Model origin: UK

Atkinson T746

[*][*] Minor action vehicle or used in only a short scene

Comments about this vehicle


johnfromstaffs EN

2011-08-04 21:18


Looks very like an Atkinson to me.


2011-08-05 10:15


And me , must have lost its big A :)

dsl SX

2011-08-05 11:08


So Tkinson?

DynaMike NL

2011-08-05 11:22



Sunbar UK

2011-08-07 11:54


I agree the radiator is typically Atkinson. It also looks to have the offset 'Silver Knight' badge. However the cab is unlike any Atkinson cab I can find. Possibly a more 'modern' cab specified by Whitbread beers (the owner of this tanker) and the reason the circled 'A' was removed also. The beer tankers were used equally for advertising as well as distribution and their appearance was important to the brewery.

240 gardner EN

2012-11-26 21:37


This isn't a Silver Knight - that was a tractor unit from 1964 onwards. This is a tractor (quite possibly with an AEC engine, as Whitbread operated a number to that spec) probably a T746, fitted with a Kenning cab. An ex-Whitbead 8-legger with the same cab has survived into preservation.

Whitbread habitually removed the Big-A from the Atkis

-- Last edit: 2013-03-17 00:53:50

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