Business Bus (1969, British Movietone)


Oddly starts with footage of London Transport RM1737 (737DYE), newly repainted in an allover advertising livery for Silexine paints:
The designer's name is picked out by the camera:
This unique vehicle is VMO770H, a custom-built Bedford VAL70, with a body that raises to double deck height to provide office space and living accommodation:
The Bedford VAL was known as a twin steer chassis, but that was normally a reference to the twin front axles. This vehicle took 'twin steer' to a new extreme, equipped for right or left hand drive:
In a strange continuity error, this is a different Bedford, but for a similar purpose:

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