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Mexborough and Swinton replaced almost their entire trolleybus fleet post war with 39 similar single deckers. The first 6 were delivered in 1943 to a utility design, the remainder between 1947 and 1950 having more rounded styling. 33, FWX917, is a 1948 Sunbeam F4 with Brush bodywork, seating 35 (32 when delivered).
Up to and after closure of the system most of the post war fleet passed to other operators usually in chassis only form either for spares or rebodying. 33 was destined to pass to Bradford where it was dismantled for spares.

Photo from Wimborne Railway Society Archive (c/o Ken Aveyard), taken Saturday 20 August 1960, Church St., Swinton

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