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1955 BBC Bedford S PGN815

1955 BBC Bedford S PGN815

1955 BBC Mobile Control Room or Big Bedford 'Scanner' MCR15 on Bedford S chassis PGN815. (Dave Busfield)

Clive Williams writes ... PGN815 Bedford 7-ton Marshall-bodied Mobile Control Room new to the BBC in 1955. Fleet No B815. It was the 15th Monochrome (i.e. black & white) Mobile Control Room in BBC Television Outside Broadcasts' fleet hence MCR15. It was one of four similar vehicles PGN813-816 (B813-816) also known as MCR13-16 supplied by Marconi and operated with three cameras.