Northern Powergrid has taken delivery of seven new all-terrain Mercedes-Benz Unimogs. The vehicles, which represent an investment of £1.75m by Northern Powergrid, were supplied by specialist dealer South Cave Tractors of Brough in East Yorkshire. All seven vehicles are U5023 UHE Extreme Off-road Unimog models, and fitted with Versalift hydraulic access equipment. The trucks are used by Northern Powergrid’s overhead line repair and replacement teams. Each lift has a basket big enough to accommodate two engineers working at a height […]
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