SCT '61

Photo © John Kaye. Please do not re-post without permission.

A busy day at Lower Mosley Street Bus Station in Manchester sees Hebble 185, BCP829, departing on the X12 service to Bradford. This was a Willowbrook DP33F bodied Leyland PS2/3 new in 1950 as number 42, becoming 20 in June 1957, 185 in June 1958 and finally 134 in August 1960. After withdrawal in February 1962 it passed to Great Yarmouth as number 17 entering service in October. It passed in May 1965 to Wallasey Corporation Welfare Department and was rebuilt to B17FL.
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In the picture also are DDB291 - a North Western Windover bodied Bristol L5G; FCN724 - a Northern General Willowbrook bodied AEC Reliance on the Tyne-Tees-Mersey service and CDB206 - North Western 206, a Weymann bodied Bristol L5G which is now preserved.

Photo taken by John Kaye, Monday 18 May 1959, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester

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