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1928 April
The first DG4 waggon (No. 7277)
was sold.

1930 May
Britains first ready-mix concrete body was supplied fitted to DG6 No 8213.

1930 July
The first DG Tractor (N0. 8216) was brought into practical service using the DG waggon engine. Only nine of these were built of which four have survived in preservation.

 

 

 

 

1929 August
The worlds first ever rigid eight-wheeler Sentinel DG8 was introduced (No 8002) of which only eight were built still with solid rubber tyres.

1930 October
First railcar with two six-cylinder engines supplied to LNER
(No 7824) Phenomena.


1931 January

Shaft Drive Double Geared (SDDG4) waggon was produced
(No. 8448) with pneumatic tyres. It had an all new four-cylinder single-acting engine. This waggon fortunately still survives
in preservation.

1931 June
New lightweight DG6 on pneumatic tyres introduced (No 8554) in response to the new Road traffic Regulations which allowed a max speed of 20 mph. Pneumatic tyred DG4’s and trailers were also available


 

 

 


 

 

 

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