The History of the Bristol 2 Ton

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The Bristol 2Ton was a built by Bristol Tramways and Carriage Company Limited and carried Bristol and Roe bus/coach bodies and Van, Lorry, Tanker or Tower Wagon commercial bodies.  The 2 Ton was produced between 1923 and 1932.

There were various types of 2 Ton's developed:

Bus B20F, FB15F, FB20F, FB24F
Coach C20F, FC20F
  Tower Wagon  

They were powered by an Bristol 4-cylinder petrol engine.

There were 263 Bristol 2 Ton's built (2 chassis only). The 2 Ton's were delivered to the following operators/companies:

Operator No of Vehicles
  Anglo American 44  
  Bristol Tramways (works department) 3  
  Bristol Tramways 112  
  British Aeroplane Company 1  
  British Petroleum 4  
  Carsons Chocolate 1  
  Corris Railway 1  
  Devon Motor Company 6  
  Doncaster 2  
  Graham 1  
  Lancashire United 2  
  Llandudno Blue 2  
  Rotherham 8  
  Scott 1  
  Shell Mex 17  
  St Helens 1  
  Stroud Piano Company 1  
  West Hartlepool 4  
  West Riding 50  
  Chassis Only 2