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This is the short-lived French experiment using rubber tyres under a custom built, diesel engined bus body for use on branch lines. Called the Micheline, following trials in France it was brought to England in 1932 where it was tested by the LMSR for a month on Bletchley to Oxford services, Alton to Ascot on the Southern and Crewe to Wellington on the GWR but was found to be wanting and that seems to have been the end of the experiment, certainly in the UK. This negative isn't documented but was probably taken at Coventry in April 1932.
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