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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Ransomes FL20 Electric Fork Lift Truck
Ransomes FL20 Electric Fork Lift Truck
Date:1951
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Acquired by the Museum:1979
Current State:Fully restored, and operational
Built in 1951, this RS&J type FL20 fork lift truck was quite advanced, featuring electro-hydraulic operation, with telescopic carriage giving about 16 feet reach, carriage tilting and fork traversing. Movement is by direct electric motor drive, with a separate electric motor driving the hydraulic pump.

It was purchased by the Museum from the Land Settlement Association in 1979.