Richardson Traction have recently taken delivery of their newest addition, an F710RA.2.27, fitted to a Volvo FH tractor unit, supplied by Thomas Hardie.

The crane was chosen for it's class leading power-to-weight ratio and includes features such as Scanreco radio remote, Danfoss valve block, carbon effect covers, and a colour screen mounted on the base.

Richardson Traction was founded in 1980 and has a fleet of vehicles operating across the UK and Europe.

Seen here working on the world famous Blackpool Illuminations, the F710RA.2.27has an impressive lifting capacity of 2,660kg at 18.25m.

The Blackpool Illuminations have been lighting up Blackpool since 1879 and now draw over 3 million visitors to the area each year.

They will be on from 3rd September 2021 until 3rd January 2022.