I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by van ordinaire » 24 May 2017, 23:47

CitroJim wrote:It's been a long time since this thread has receive a post so...


That's 'cos I've only just noticed it - & have been posting my H-van sightings elswhere.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 28 May 2017, 15:58

van ordinaire wrote:
CitroJim wrote:It's been a long time since this thread has receive a post so...


That's 'cos I've only just noticed it - & have been posting my H-van sightings elswhere.


This is the place for them Van ;)

Here is a pdf scan of the Event programme. It's in French but I hope it’ll be of some interest. It looks good :)

It's a big file so may take a while to load...

This was scanned for me by my pal in France...

Enjoy!

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by van ordinaire » 29 May 2017, 00:00

Yes, Jim, I know that - NOW!

Not seen one recently*, although one (another food truck, obviously) seems to have taken up residence almost in Paddington station.

* tell a lie, saw that one I first mentioned (in the wrong place) again one day last week. Owner obviously lives in SELKENT & drives it to his pitch, presumably, in Central London every day, probably retracing the route it travelled when it arrived on these shores, i.e. up the A21.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 29 May 2017, 05:59

I saw an H van on a trailer on Saturday on my way home from Somerset.. It looked to be a catering wagon and saw it on the A303 near the Haynes Museum at Sparkford.

I guess it was on it's way home from an event of some sort...

I have a load of H Van pictures I can post from the French meeting as supplied by my friend down that way... As soon as I have some time I will post the best of them up...

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by van ordinaire » 29 May 2017, 17:02

At least the one I see is being driven to its pitch.

But not everything is as it appears; apparently the demand is so high that you can get a replica H-van food truck - that's not even a vehicle at all! Where will this madness end?

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 29 May 2017, 17:46

van ordinaire wrote: But not everything is as it appears; apparently the demand is so high that you can get a replica H-van food truck - that's not even a vehicle at all! Where will this madness end?


Really :shock: Never knew that but to be honest, it does not surprise me...

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Post by van ordinaire » 30 May 2017, 23:34

"Hundreds of people filling my head with useless information" - Roy Wood

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by van ordinaire » 01 Jun 2017, 00:20

Sitting on the bus at the lights at the Tiger's Head (Lee Green) this - whoops, yesterday - morning, & that damn food truck went past. now there is something slightly incongruous about sighting an H-van from a London bus! Interestingly, it turned up to Blackheath - so maybe it's not going into Central London at all, as I'd supposed.

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by NewcastleFalcon » 05 Jun 2017, 09:49

Is this the best place to deposit pictures of old French light commercials?

It is an "H" van after all if you look closely at the registration.
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 05 Jun 2017, 11:38

NewcastleFalcon wrote:Is this the best place to deposit pictures of old French light commercials?


I think it's a fine place Neil ;)

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by xantia_v6 » 12 Jun 2017, 17:06

Just saw these travelling in convoy.
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 12 Jun 2017, 17:18

They're a bit different!

I'm fascinated by the endless variations of H Vans...

There was one at the DS Rally yesterday, being used as a shop of sorts!
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 12 Jun 2017, 17:21

I was in Brighton yesterday, and I saw this;
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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by CitroJim » 12 Jun 2017, 17:23

Hell Razor5543 wrote:
12 Jun 2017, 17:21
I was in Brighton yesterday, and I saw this;



You didn't see much then James :lol:

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Re: I-Spy Citroen H Vans (aka HY/TUBE etc)

Post by Hell Razor5543 » 12 Jun 2017, 17:27

CitroJim wrote:
12 Jun 2017, 17:23
Hell Razor5543 wrote:
12 Jun 2017, 17:21
I was in Brighton yesterday, and I saw this;



You didn't see much then James :lol:

The new forum system decided I had to try several times before it would accept that I really DID want to upload this picture!!!