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Breakdown lorries are a type of recovery vehicle with a mobile crane. They help to tow away road vehicles which have broken down.

Technical Details


The breakdown lorries are based on Dodge breakdown lorries from the 1930s. It has some certain modifications, like some removed metal coverings.


One of the breakdown lorries is painted dark yellow and orange with 'BREAKDOWN' painted above its cab in light orange. Another one is painted red with 'SODOR' painted on its sides in yellow. One in the United States is painted yellow.


Non-rail vehicles

* RWS only | ** T&F only | *** Other Media only