Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890.
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Ipswich Trolleybus No 126
Ipswich Trolleybus No 126
Date:1950
Registration:ADX 196
Acquired by the Museum:1970
Current State:Restored
Numerically this was the last trolleybus to be purchased by Ipswich Corporation and was one of a batch of 12 Sunbeam F4 vehicles with Park Royal 56 seat bodywork. It entered service in 1950 registered ADX 196. It ran in Ipswich until 1962 when it was sold with some other members of the batch to Walsall Corporation Transport, where it continued to operate until 1970. It was purchased for preservation that year and then returned to Ipswich. The exterior of the bus was restored in 1980 for the Centenary of Public Transport celebrations in Ipswich and the interior of the vehicle is now being fully restored.

The vehicle spent some time at Sandtoft Transport Centre near Doncaster when it was first restored, where it was able to operate under their overhead wiring.