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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RS&J Motor Triple Lawnmower
RS&J Motor Triple Lawnmower
Date:1964
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Acquired by the Museum:1997
Current State:As acquired
This particular type of lawnmower was introduced in 1964, and found favour with local authorities, particularly for cutting the grass on motorway verges, in parks and large gardens. The vehicle was available with either a MAG 2 cylinder petrol, or single cylinder diesel engine. The front cutters retract to drive through narrow gangways or onto small trailers.

The Museums example is a Mark 4M, and has the single cylinder 551cc diesel engine, and was used at Ipswich Airport, until its closure. The mower was donated to the Museum by Ipswich Borough Council.