Green Goddess

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Bedford RLHZ Self Propelled Pump
Green Goddess 1.jpg
Owerview
ManufacturerBedford (General Motors)
Cried an awGreen Goddess
Production1953–1956
Bouk an chassis
ClessCommercial vehicle, emergency services vehicle, military vehicle
Body styleFire ingine
LayootLongitudinal front engine,
rear-wheel drive (2x4), or
four-wheel drive (4x4)
RelatitBedford RL
Powertrain
Ingine4.9 L 110 bhp (82 kW) I6 petrol
Transmission4-speed manual

The Green Goddess is the colloquial name for the Bedford RLHZ Self Propelled Pump, a fire ingine uised oreeginally bi the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS), an latterly held in reserve bi the Home Office until 2004, an available when required tae deal wi exceptional events, includin bein operated bi the Breetish Airmed Forces during fire-fighters’ strikes (1977 an 2002). Thir green-painted vehicles war biggit atween 1953 an 1956 for the AFS. The design wis based on a Bedford RL series Breetish military larrie.