If you are looking to buy a heavy haulage tractor unit, there will never be hundreds available in the UK’s used truck market at any one time. If it has to be a Scania heavy haulage tractor unit then the numbers to choose from fall again. That said, with the impressive V8 engines, Scania is a popular choice of truck for exceptional load operation. With gross weights comfortable up to 150 tonnes GTW and power outputs up to a whopping 770hp, the V8 Scania heavy haulage trucks are up to the job. Of course, there is the price to take into account, but no tractor unit built for this type of operation comes cheap. Keep an eye out for the 8×4 Scania tractor units – there are usually some available at any time and if you can’t find the Scania truck to buy then you may want to consider an alternative brand – perhaps a Volvo?
At the recent December auction Brian Doogue Haulage Ltd disposed of its entire UK fleet of trucks and cranes to Euro Auctions at the Leeds sale between 1st and 3rd December 2021 The decision to dispose of the fleet was made following the closure of the M1 Smart Motorway project, which Brian Doogue had been contracting to. During this time Brian Doogue had amassed a large fleet of highly specialised vehicles able to carry out varied works aligned to this project. With the Highways Agency effectively postponing further Smart Motorway schemes, the decision was made to dispose of the UK…>
Purchased to pull a specialist Nooteboom trailer loaded with a bright pink excavator, Waitings Limited’s new Scania 650S S Series heavy haulage tractor unit is plated for operation at 150 tonnes. A civil engineering and specialist plant hire business, Waitings Limited’s Scania is a double-drive STGO Category 3 heavy haulage prime mover and will join the company’s Cliburn, near Penrith, Cumbria-based fleet. Waitings operate a large fleet of earthmoving equipment including excavators up to 70-tonnes in weight. One of the excavators regularly transported by the truck is a specially commissioned, custom candy pink-painted JCB JS220 excavator, a proportion of the…>