SCT '61 Photo Index
Burlingham
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1. DM6228
Preserved DM6228 seen at Skircoat Road Garage, Halifax when in the care of a certain General Manager. Taken on the occasion of an Omnibus Touring Circle visit when we were driven round the garage at ever increasing speed on this old timer. DM6228 was a Leyland LTB1 Lioness with a Burlingham C26D body new in 1929 to Brookes Brothers, Rhyl whose business was acquired by Crosville in May 1930 and this became Crosville 435, being withdrawn in 1936.
Photo taken Sunday 8 September 1968, Skircoat Road Garage, Halifax
2. DM6228
Also on the bus service at the South East Bus Festival at Detling was this fine Leyland Lioness charabanc DM6228 of White Rose. It has its canvas roof in place in view of the very cold windy weather.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 2015, South East Bus Festival at Detling
3. KW794?
A sad and undignified end to all those years of hard work and service to Samuel Ledgard and to the public. The vehicle in the foreground is one of KW7944/5, new to B & B Tours in 1930 and taken over in 1935. It is a Leyland Lion LT1 with Burlingham C31F bodywork.
Photo taken late 1953, Scrapyard of G.W.Butler, Eller Ghyll, Otley/Menston
4. DV7890
Snaith's of Otterburn DV7890 Leyland Lion L2 built in 1931 with Burlingham bodywork from 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 2016, Metrocentre coach park, Gateshead
5. RF8719
Stevensons 21, RF8719, a Morris Dictator new in July 1931 with a Burlingham C32R body. Rebuilt in 1948 and fitted with a Leyland radiator, withdrawn in December 1952
Photo taken November 1949
6. VO8566
Trent 1218, VO8566, was an AEC Regent acquired with the business of Naylor, Normanton in 1956. New in 1932 as Mansfield & District 66 when it carried a Weymann H30/24R body, it had been rebodied in 1949 with a Burlingham H30/26R body after sale to Naylor, and is seen here in Derby Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 1 October 1959, Derby Bus Station
7. RJ3007
Seen outside the premises at Wilmslow Road, Manchester of the dealer Cowley, is RJ3007, a Leyland TD3 which had been rebodied in 1949 with a Burlingham H30/26R body whilst with Salford City Transport where it was number 107.
Photo taken Saturday 23 May 1959, Moseley Road, Manchester
8. WG2373
Blessed are the Cheesemakers! Former Alexander P169, WG2373, is a 1934 Leyland Lion LT5B with a 1947 Burlingham B35F body. It is seen running for Cumbria Classic Coaches on a local Yorkshire Dales tourist service to the Wensleydale Creamery, Hawes.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1998, Hawes
9. WG2373
This Leyland Lion LT5B was new to Alexander in 1934 as their P169, WG2373. It was rebodied by Burlingham in 1947 and finally withdrawn by Alexander in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 27 May 2000, Barnard Castle
10. WG2376
Lawson, Kirkintilloch P172, WG2376, was a Leyland LT5B Lion new to W. Alexander in 1934 with an Alexander C32F body which was rebodied in 1947 with a Burlingham B35F body. Transferred to Lawson in 1953 it is seen here at Dundas Street Bus Station in Glasgow.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 April 1959, Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow
11. AAX27
Former West Mon Omnibus Board 13, AAX27, a Leyland Beaver TSC9 new in 1935 with a Weymann B32R body, but rebodied by Burlingham as B32F in 1944/45. It was further modified by W. Meredith with sliding windows in 1952/53. Withdrawn in 1959, and acquired by the West of England Transport Collection, it passed to David Hoare of Chepstow in 1974. The body was scrapped in 1976. It was loaned to Jasper Pettie, Edinburgh in 1980 and restored as a replica of Alexander lorry 158.
Photo taken early 1974, West of England Transport Collection, Winkleigh
12. AAX27
Second photo of former West Mon Omnibus Board 13, AAX27, a Leyland Beaver TSC9 new in 1935 rebodied by Burlingham as B32F in 1944/45.
Photo taken early 1974, West of England Transport Collection, Winkleigh
13. FW5696
Preserved ex-Linconshire Road Car Company Ltd 1409, FW5696, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
14. FW5696
Preserved ex-Linconshire Road Car Company Ltd 1409, FW5696, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2001, Lincoln Transport Museum
15. FW5698
Rear view of preserved ex-Linconshire Road Car Company Ltd 1411, FW5698, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body with similar FW5696 in the lead.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2003, Lincoln Transport Museum
16. FW5698
FW5698, Lincolnshire Road Car 1411, is a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body, part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, near LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
17. RN7588
Ribble Motor Services had a number of Leyland Tigers rebodied by Burlingham after the war. Typical of the breed is 209. RN7588. a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with a 1949 35 seat Burlingham body. When new this bus carried an English Electric coach body Prior to being secured for preservation it spent some time as a gasrden shed in Clevelys!
Photo taken December 2001, Manchester Museum of Transport
18. BDV1
BDV1, a 1936 Leyland Tiger TS7, new to Devon General (110) with petrol engine and Harrington B32F body.
Photo taken July 1964, Tipperary, Eire
19. CRA622
E.Naylor and Sons, Alfreton CRA622, an Albion Victor new in May 1936 with a Burlingham C30F body.
Photo taken November 1949
20. FW7100
Lincolnshire 1435, FW7100, was a 1936 Leyland TS7 which was rebodied in 1948 with a Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1955, Skegness Bus Station
21. FV9044
FV9044 is a Preserved ex Blackpool Corporation 1937 Leyland TS7 which was converted to an engineers tender. Originally No 7 carried a Burlingham FB34C body.
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2007, at Marine Parade, Worthing
22. AJA105
North Western Road Car Co. Ltd. 1938 Bristol L5G with 1950 Burlingham B35R body. Fleet no. 353, AJA105.
Photo taken Summer 1959, Broken Cross, Macclesfield
23. AJA118
Preserved North Western 364, AJA118, a 1938 Bristol L5G, rebodied by Burlingham in 1950 (and also given a post war style radiator).
Photo taken May 1998, Manchester Museum of Transport
24. AJA118
North Western 364, AJA118, a Bristol L5G, delivered in 1938 as no. 918 with ECOC B35R body. Rebuilt and rebodied in 1950 with a Burlingham B35R body. Withdrawn in 1963, purchased by Mike Goodwyn in 1964 and preserved.
Photo taken Summer 1959, Parsonage Road, Ladybarn, Manchester
25. AJA132
Preserved North Western 372, AJA132, a 1938 Bristol L5G, rebodied by Burlingham in 1950 (and also given a post war style radiator).
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
26. AJA139
Seen in the Bus Station in Matlock is North Western, Stockport 375, AJA139, which was a Bristol L5G with a Burlingham B35R body.
Photo taken Saturday 20 February 1960, Matlock Bus Station
27. BSC516
Two Scottish Omnibus, Edinburgh A.E.C.s at Clarkston Garage. B179, BSC516, was an A.E.C. O662 Regal new in 1938 with an Alexander B34R body but seen here with the Burlingham FC37F body new in April 1952 which replaced it. BB53, FFS174, was an A.E.C. O961 Regent III new in March 1948 with an Alexander L27/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 April 1960, Clarkston Garage
28. BSC520
Scottish Omnibuses B183, BSC520, was an A.E.C. O662 Regal new in 1938 with an Alexander B34R body. In 1952 it received a new Burlingham FC37F body along with seven others from the batch of fifteen as seen here in Airdrie.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
29. JA7747
The former North Western 336, JA7747, is a Bristol L5G from 1938 but carrying a 1950 Burlingham B35R body.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 February 1964, Wakefield
30. FEL216
Preserved Bournemouth 13, FEL216, is a Bedford WTB with a Burlingham DP25F body new in 1939.
Photo taken Sunday 5 May 1968, at A23, South of Crawley
31. FEL218
An ex-Bournemouth Bedford looking very secondhand. It started life as Bournemouth 15, FEL218, a Bedford WTB with Burlingham 25 seat body, new in 1939, one of a fleet of 16 bought by the Corporation just before the war for use on the promenade and town routes where the traffic was insufficient to justify trolleybus operation.
Photo taken Hurn Airport
32. RN8621
Holt, Rusholme acquired RN8621 from Ribble in October 1958. It was a Leyland TD5 which had been new as Ribble 2056 in March 1939 with a Burlingham L27/26R body but is seen here with its second Burlingham H30/26R body which had been new in 1947 on Ribble 1608, RN7863, and which was transferred to RN8621 in 1952 retaining the fleet number 1608.
Photo taken Saturday 13 February 1960, Norman Road, Manchester
33. BFR380
Unfortunately not much background surrounds this picture of Blackpool transport's number 15, BFR380, a 1940 Leyland Tiger TS8 with Burlingham FB34F bodywork. This vehicle lasted until 1961 before becoming a mobile publicity unit.
Photo taken late 1950's, Adelaide Street, Blackpool
34. DYG53
South Yorkshire DYG53, a 1940 Albion Valkyrie CX13, rebodied in October 1957 with a 33 seat Burlingham body that was supplied new in 1950 on JWT112, an Albion CX39 which in turn was rebodied as a double decker.
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 2008, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
35. DYG53
South Yorkshire 57, DYG53, a 1940 Albion Valkyrie CX13 with a C33F 1950 Burlingham body fitted in 1957. This bus has a complex history of rebodying involving other vehicles!
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2011, Seaburn Show Field, Sunderland
36. DYG53
Offside view of South Yorkshire 57, DYG53, a 1940 Albion Valkyrie CX13 with a C33F 1950 Burlingham body fitted in 1957.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2011, Seaburn Show Field, Sunderland
37. DYG53
An annual event in Birmingham was during my University days - The Newhall Street Traction Engine Rally held in conjunction with The Birmingham Science Museum - a proper science museum - none of this virtual museum or touch screens. A museum where you could see and learn so much. The Rally expanded over the years to include other road transport. It was held on a Sunday and the vehicles did a procession around the local streets, which were all closed, and back to Newhall Street including the traction engines. Here is a half cab from South Yorkshire fleet number 57, DYG53, a 1940 Albion Valkyrie CX13 with a C33F 1950 Burlingham body fitted in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 18 June 1972
38. DYG53
South Yorkshire Motor Services 57 is the well-loved 1940 Albion Valkyrie CX13 with a 1950 Burlingham C33F Burlingham body fitted in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969, Harrogate Exhibition Hall car park
39. EAO701
Cumberland 295, EAO701, was new in March 1941 as number 161, being renumbered in 1950 when it was fitted with the Burlingham L27/26R body to replace the original L27/26R body built by Massey.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
40. AST829
AST829, a Bedford OWB, had been new as Highland Transport 5 in November 1942 with an S.M.T. B32F body later reseated to B29F. It passed to Highland Omnibuses on formation in February 1952 as C5 and, after being converted to forward control, was fitted with a Burlingham FC24F body in May 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Needlefields Central Works, Inverness
41. GYE76
Burrows 82, GYE76, was a former London Transport Daimler CWA6s rebodied with a Burlingham H33/28RD body in 1957.
Photo taken c.1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
42. EWW943
Burrows 50, EWW943, a Bristol K6A new in September 1945 with a Strachan UL27/28R body was rebodied with a Burlingham H33/28RD body in May 1957 and subsequently passed to Yorkshire Traction in October 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 8 June 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
43. EWW943
Burrows 50, EWW943, a Bristol K6A new in September 1945 with a Strachan UL27/28R body was rebodied with a Burlingham H33/28RD body in May 1957 and subsequently passed to Yorkshire Traction in October 1966.
Photo taken August 1963, Kirkgate, Leeds
44. EWW943
Burrows, Wombwell EWW943 originally had a Strachans L27/26R body when new in August 1945 and the Bristol K6A was rebodied in May 1957 with a Burlingham H33/28RD body as seen in Leeds Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 5 September 1959, Leeds Bus Station
45. FV9043
Blackpool 6, FV9043, a Burlingham FB34C bodied Leyland TS7 waits on service 19 between Marks & Spencers store and the Queens’ Theatre where Joan Regan, Ken Platt and The Three Monarchs are appearing.
Photo taken Monday 2 May 1955, Bank Hey Street, Blackpool
46. GYE76
Burrows 82, GYE76, was the second of three Daimler CWA6s with Duple UH30/26R bodies acquired from London Transport in 1953 (their D86). It is seen here in Leeds Bus Station a month after being rebodied with a Burlingham H33/28RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 8 June 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
47. OWB995
Taylor (Ideal), Cudworth bought OWB995 in 1952. This Crossley SD42/9 was fitted with a Burlingham FC37F body and ran until September 1963. It was caught entering Barnsley Bus Station on May 9th 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
48. BCK435
Ribble 2492, BCK435, a Leyland PD1A from 1946 with a Burlingham L27/26RD body dating from 1955 seen in Manchester on the X60 service to Blackpool
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
49. FUP878
FUP878 was an A.E.C. O662 Regal with a Burlingham B36F body and was new in 1946 as number 21 in the Gillett part of the G. & B. Motor Services, Quarrington Hill fleet. By July 1954 it had been renumbered to 2 and in July 1960 it became number 16.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
50. HGC280
T Burrows and Sons number 83, HGC280, a Daimler CWA6 with Burlingham H65R body.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
51. BCK427
Acquired by Ledgard, Armley from Ribble, Preston 2484 in 1966, BCK427 was a Leyland PD1A which had been new in 1947 with a Brush L27/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Park Place, Leeds
52. BCK441
Samuel Ledgard BCK441, formerly Ribble 2498, started life in 1947 as a Brush-bodied Leyland PD1A. Rather like an old brush with a new handle and a new head, in 1955 it received an 8 foot Burlingham body, and was re-engined to become a PD2/3.
Photo taken 1967, West Yorkshire Depot, Bradford
53. BCK460
United Services (Cooper Bros) BCK460, was former Ribble 2517, a Leyland PD1A/Brush of 1947, and given a Burlingham L27/26RD body in 1955. It was sold to Coopers in 1965 and withdrawn in 1972.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
54. CBA764
CBA764 seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place was a Leyland PS1 which had been rebodied in early 1953 with a Burlingham FC35F body after being acquired by O.K. Motor Services (Emmerson). It had been new in January 1947 to Fieldsend, Salford with a Santus C33F body. It passed to Allan, Newcastle in April 1948; to Blenheim Haulage, Newcastle in July 1948; then to Stacey (Hylton Castle Coaches), Sunderland and to Wilson, Horsley-on-Tyne before passing to Ritz Motors, Gateshead in June 1950 and was withdrawn in January 1953. On arrival with Emmerson it was rebodied with the Burlingham body seen here.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
55. CRJ537
NMA1, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Plaxton C41C body, new in 1951, and CRJ537, a 1947 Leyland Tiger PS1 rebodied in 1954 with a Burlingham FC35F body, both operated by Banfields on hire to Wimpey.
Photo taken Sunday 28 March 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
56. GAO518
Cumberland 258, GAO518, new in 1947, was one of ten Leyland PS1s with Burlingham B35F bodies. In July 1949 this one, along with seven others from the batch, had coach seats fitted, becoming DP31F, but retained bus livery. Some, including 258, reverted to bus seating in 1950 as B31F. Renumbered 104 in December 1961, it was withdrawn in 1964 and passed to Sir Alfred McAlpine (contractor), Hooton in July 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
57. GDK9
McLennan, Spittalfield GDK9 was a Leyland PS1 with Burlingham C33F body new to Yelloway Rochdale in December 1947 and acquired in April 1958.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
58. GWT630
South Yorkshire Motors 61, GWT630, was an Albion CX13 with Burlingham C33F body new in 1947 and is seen here behind the garage in Pontefract.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Pontefract Garage
59. GWT630
Preserved South Yorkshire Motors 61, GWT630, is an Albion CX13 with a Burllingham C33F body from 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 5 May 1968, A23, South of Crawley
60. NRE639
One of the older vehicles in Harper Bros., Heath Hayes fleet was this Guy Arab III with a Burlingham C33F body. 35, NRE639, was new in July 1947 and hd been withdrawn in October 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964
61. OMY502
Canham, Whittlesey OMY502, an A.E.C. O662 Regal, was, reportedly, acquired in November 1964 from Ementon, Cranfield.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Whittlesey
62. BMS415
Alexander bought a small batch of Daimler CVD6 coaches with Burlingham bodies in 1948. When the Alexander company was split in the early sixties, this one went to Alexander Northern. It is preserved in their attractive cream and yellow livery ND20, BMS415.
Photo taken 1988, Halifax
63. BMS420
Alexander Midland D25, BMS420, seen at Falkirk was a Burlingham C33F bodied Daimler CVD6SD new in 1948, which was sold in October 1965.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Falkirk
64. BRN262
Ribble 1202, BRN262, seen here at Burnley Cattle Market Bus Station in bus livery, was one of the original 'White Lady' coaches. It was a Leyland PD1/3 with Burlingham FCL27/22RD body and was new as number 2519 in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 8 September 1957, Cattle Market Bus Station, Burnley
65. BRN272
Ponds of Nazeing BRN272, a 1948 Leyland PD1/3 with Burlingham FCL27/22RD coachwork, one of the famous Ribble 'White Ladies' seen at the operator's yard during an enthusiasts tour in June 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1965, operator's yard at Nazeing near Hoddesdon, Essex
66. BRN272
Former Ribble 2529 (later 1212) BRN272 'White Lady' Burlingham bodied Leyland PD1/3 new in 1948 and withdrawn at the end of 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1965, Nazeing, Essex near Hoddesdon
67. BRN278
Pond of Nazeing BRN278, a 1948 Leyland PD1/3 with Burlingham FCL27/22RD coachwork, one of the famous Ribble "White Ladies" seen at the company's yard during an enthusiasts tour in June 1965. The livery was red and cream.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1965, operator's yard at Nazeing near Hoddesdon, Essex
68. CAG38
Dodds, Troon CAG38 was a Bristol L6G with a Burlingham C31F body, one of three new in January 1948. In 1958 it was rebuilt with a full front by Plaxton and the seating increased to become FC33F.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Dodd’s garage, Troon
69. CCK636
Ribble 2648, CCK636 was a Burlingham L27/26R bodied Leyland PD2/3 new in 1948. Seen here alongside one of the East Lancs bodied White Lady coaches, 2648 was the only Ribble bus to have the style of body associated with the White Ladies when new.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1959, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
70. CFK340
Rear view of preserved H.& E Burnham Bromyard, Worcester AEC Regal CFK340 with Burlingham C33F body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 9 April 2012, Wythall Transport Museum
71. CFK340
Carney, Sunderland, CFK340, an A E C Regal III 6821A built in 1948 with Burlingham C33F bodywork.
Photo taken early 1980s, High Street, Stockton
72. CFK340
Preserved CFK340 an Regal III with Burlingham C33F body, new in May 1948, part of the Roger Burdett Collection seen during the Coventry City Transport Centenary event.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 2012, Sandy Lane Coventry
73. CFL340
Preserved H.& E Burnham Bromyard, Worcester AEC Regal CFK340 with Burlingham C33F body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 9 April 2012, Wythall Transport Museum
74. CFV707
Standerwick 86, CFV707, seen at Victoria Coach Station was a Leyland PS1/1 with a Burlingham C31F body new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1958, London Victoria Coach Station
75. GWT630
South Yorkshire bought this Albion Valkyrie CX13, GWT630, in 1948 and fitted a Burlingham coach body. Now fully restored it is seen at the Aire Vally Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2009, Bolton Abbey Station
76. GWT630
South Yorkshire of Pontefract were keen Albion users for many years. 61, GWT630, dates from 1948 and is a Burlingham bodied Albion Valkyrie CX13.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
77. JPT737
Gillett & Baker, Quarrington Hill ran services jointly and JPT737, an A.E.C. 6821A Regal III with a Burlingham B35F body was number 24 in the Gillett fleet as seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
78. JPT964
Howe, Spennymoor JPT964 was an A.E.C 6821A Regal III with a Burlingham C33F body and was seen at Marlborough Crescent Bus Station.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1959, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
79. JTB749
Cumbria Classic Coaches 1948 AEC Regal III with Burlingham body JTB749. When new this coach was owned by Florence of Morecambe.
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2008, Bolton Abbey Station
80. JTB749
Although this is a Bus Rally scene, the backdrop to the preserved vehicles has changed significantly, as has indeed the foreground. To the buses, taking part in the 1976 Trans-Pennine Run, leading the pack is Florence Motors 23, JTB749, an AEC Regal III O962 with Burlingham C33F body. Behind is the York Pullman Regent III followed by the St. Helens RT.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1976, Corporation Street, Manchester
81. JTF739
Accrington 3, JTF739, a Leyland PS1 with Burlingham B35F body, one of four new in 1948, at the Garage. It was withdrawn two months later.
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Accrington Garage
82. FA9073
This Daimler CVD6SD, FA9073, with Burlingham C33F body new in 1949 to Viking, Burton-upon-Trent is seen at Say's garage in Gloucester.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
83. FUN319
FUN319 is a Crossley SD42/7 with Burlingham C33F body. It was new in May 1949 to E G Peters of Llanarmon-yn-Ial. It passed to Patterson (Travelsure) of Beadnell and, in 1959, was acquired by Wright Bros of Nenthead; amazingly, it's now in its 57th year with its third owner!
Photo taken Monday 13 April 2015, Central Garage, Nenthead
84. FUN319
FUN319 is a Crossley SD42/7 with Burlingham C33F body. It was new in May 1949 to E G Peters of Llanarmon-yn-Ial. It passed to Patterson (Travelsure) of Beadnell and, in 1959, was acquired by Wright Bros of Nenthead; amazingly, it's now in its 57th year with its third owner!
Photo taken Monday 13 April 2015, Central Garage, Nenthead
85. FUN319
This Crossley SD42/7, FUN319, dates from 1949 and carries a Burlingham coach body seating 33. It was new to Peters of Llanarmon and now carries the livery of Wright of Nenthead.
Photo taken Sunday 18 June 2017, Howland Park And Ride Durham
86. GSF667
Eastern Scottish BB94A, GSF667, was an AEC Regent III with an attractive Burlingham lowbridge body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, Edinburgh
87. GSF692
Highland B58, GSF692, was new in 1949 as Scottish Omnibuses B373 with a Burlingham C35F body on its AEC Regal III 6821A chassis. It was acquired by Highland in in December 1964 and withdrawn in May 1967. It is seen here in Inverness.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1965, Academy Street, Inverness
88. GSF712
Scottish Omnibuses B393, GSF712, was an AEC Regal III of 1949, originally with an Alexander C35F. In 1954 it received this Burlingham FC33F body.
Photo taken 1965, St. Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh
89. HYG515
HYG515 was a Leyland PS1 with a Burlingham B35F body new in September 1949 to A. & C. Wigmore, Dinnington. In this rather grainy shot it is seen laying over on the parking area at Pond Street Bus Station in Sheffield on their daily service from Dinnington via Laughton, Thurcroft, Whiston and Tinsley.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
90. JLJ401
Former Bournemouth Corporation 44, JLJ401, a Leyland Tiger PS2/3 with Burlingham FC31F body, one of three coaches which entered service in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 4 May 2003, at Madeira Drive, Brighton
91. JLJ401
Former Bournemouth Corporation 44, JLJ401, a Leyland Tiger PS2/3 with Burlingham FC31F body, one of three coaches which entered service in 1949. In 1959 they were fitted for one-man-operation and with bus seats
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2012, Winchester Bus Station
92. JLJ402
Bournemouth Corporation 45, JLJ402, is a Leyland Tiger PS2/1 with Burlingham FC32F bodywork new in 1949.
Photo taken 1954
93. JLJ403
Bournemouth 88, JLJ403, a Leyland PS2/3 with Burlingham FC31F body built in 1949. Another photo from the Crich Grand Transport Extravaganza, August Bank Holiday, 1971.
Photo taken Monday 30 August 1971, Crich Tramway Museum
94. JLJ403
Chaldon Herring is a small village in Dorset near to Lulworth Cove. On holiday there I was surprised to come across this. JLJ403 was a Leyland Tiger PS2/1 with Burlingham FC32F body that was rapidly modified to FC31F and entered service as Bournemouth 46 on 22 August 1949. In August 1959 it was converted for one-man operation and fitted with seats from withdrawn trolleybuses to give a revised capacity of 35.
Photo taken Thursday 30 August 2001, Chaldon Herring
95. JLJ403
Preserved as part of the Bournemouth Heritage Transport Collection, which I believe is now based at Winkleigh, JLJ403 is a former Bournemouth Corporation Leyland PS2/3 with full-fronted Burlingham bodywork and was new in 1949.
Photo taken June 2017
96. JWU792
Taken at full zoom from the railway bridge at Carlton, Barnsley is Commer Avenger JWU792 with Burlingham bodywork, seen in one of the yards used by Paul Sykes for those vehicles destined for possible further sale but not good enough for the main yard in Barnsley. It displays the name of J Farren of Skipton on the rear and looks remarkably well for a 28 year old vehicle.
Photo taken Sunday 2 January 1977, Paul Sykes Yard, Shaw Lane, Carlton, Barnsley
97. KOH80
Harper Brothers 5, KOH80, a Burlingham C33F bodied AEC 9621A Regal III which had been new to Winwood, Birmingham is seen at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, Ascot
98. KTJ502
An animated scene in Skipton bus station during the running day as Haslingdon 2, KTJ502, a 1949 Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with Burlingham body, loads up.
Photo taken Sunday 8 October 2017, Skipton bus station
99. KUP136
Seen at the garage Paton, Renfrew number 60, KUP136, started life in August 1949 as Wilkinson, Sedgfield 36. It was a Leyland PS1/1 with a Burlingham C33F body and was acquired in 1959.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
100. LHN574
Hulley, Baslow ran LHN574, a Burlingham B35F bodied Guy Arab III, numbered 24 on his service into Chesterfield. It was acquired from Durham District Services DG74 in May 1959 and had been new to Darlington Triumph in 1949 with fleet number 074.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
101. LNF553
Leyland Tiger PS2/1 LNF553 in the fleet of E.H.Roberts & Co Plant Ltd, with Burlingham C35F body, new in 1949 to Mason, Manchester. Alongside is Banfields ex East Kent Leyland PD1 CJG970.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
102. LTD149
LTD149, a Leyland Tiger PS2/3 with Burlingham FC33F body, new in 1949 to Warburton's of Tottington near Bury. Seen here operating for Kirk, a contractor as staff transport, and I think parked at Mellor Brook in Lancashire.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 1968, Mellor Brook, near Blackburn (?)
103. MYA121
Seen leaving the Coach Station at Cheltenham is MYA121, a Burlingham FC33F bodied Leyland Tiger PS1/1. Midland Red, Royal Blue and independent coaches are in the background. It had been new in 1950 to Blue Motors, Minehead but is here with Ridler, Dulverton
Photo taken Saturday 20 July 1963, Cheltenham Coach Station
104. CBX660
West Wales, Tycroes 37, CBX660, a Guy Arab III which was rebodied in 1956 with a Burlingham L27/26R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 15 August 1962, outside the Depot, Tycroes Road, Tycroes
105. CID714
This photograph has found its way into my collection. No idea the photographer or date, but the registration looks like CID714 and the radiator badge says "Leyland". Arva(gh), on the destination screen, is a town in County Cavan in Ireland, and Jackson appears to be the operator. Any ideas gentlemen?
Photo taken Ireland?
106. CRJ446
One of Salford's ten Daimler CVG6 single deckers new in 1950 which were fitted with Burlingham B33R bodies, 446, CRJ446, waits in Victoria Bus Station for a trip to Peel Green.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Victoria Bus Station
107. CRN978
Ribble MS, BD1, CRN978, a Leyland Tiger PS2/5 built in 1950 with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Harrogate Stray
108. CRN983
Ribble 2783 renumbered 233 then BD2 (recovery vehicle), a Leyland PS2/5 with Burlingham B35F body, dating from 1950. Originally CRN983, re-registered NSU250 and seen at the 2015 Wirral tram and bus show. Restoration was completed in 2014
Photo taken Sunday 4 October 2015, Birkenhead
109. CRN990
Merseyside PTE 10, CRN990, a Leyland Tiger PS2/3 built in 1950 with Burlingham B35F bodywork (subsequently changed to open-top). New as Ribble 2790.
Photo taken September 1974, Promenade, Southport
110. CRN993
Southport 12, CRN993, was purchased from Ribble in 1963 and converted to "open top". A Leyland PS2/5 with Burlingham O35F, no.12 unloads on the Promenade whilst a healthy crowd patiently waits to go for a breezy trip.
Photo taken Sunday 1 September 1974, Promenade, Southport
111. CRN994
Carmichael, Glenboig (t/a Highland) CRN994, a Leyland PS2/5 with a Burlingham B35F body started life in February 1950 as Ribble, Preston 2794, being renumbered to 244 in 1951 and passing to Carmichael by August 1963 according to the P.S.V. Circle's Alexander fleet history.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
112. CRN996
Ribble 246, CRN996, had been numbered 2796 when new in 1950, being renumbered 246 in 1951, and was a Leyland PS2/5 with a Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1956, Castle Street, Leeds
113. CWG339
Yuill, Hartlepool based contractor, CWG339, a Leyland Tiger PS1 of 1950 with Burlingham FC33F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1972, Yuill's Hartlepool Depot
114. EFV280
Blackpool Corporation Transport Department 280, EFV280, one of a hundred similar vehicles delivered in 1949 (201-50) and 1950 (251-300). The chassis were Leyland PD2/3 and the bodies were constructed by Burlingham with the first 50 being FH54C and the latter 50 including 280 being FH52C.
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1960, Cookson Street, Blackpool
115. EFV300
Blackpool had other attractions.! Here is EFV300 which should be "300" according to BBF No.6, yet it has fleet number 298 above the offside headlamp. No disguising the 1950 Burlingham bodied Leyland PD2/5, however, in its later role as a permanent way store/bothy and seen here at Little Bispham, Blackpool
Photo taken Thursday 27 March 1975, near Little Bispham turning circle
116. ERV926
Portsmouth 301, ERV926, was the first of fifteen B.U.T. 9611Ts fitted with Burlingham H28/24R bodies new in 1950 and is seen at The Hard.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, The Hard, Portsmouth
117. ERV928
Portsmouth 303, ERV928, was a 1950 BUT9611T with Burlingham bodywork. Seen here in 1959, it was withdrawn in 1961
Photo taken Monday 21 September 1959, Cosham Red Lion Terminus
118. ERV940
Portsmouth 315, ERV940. was the last of fifteen B.U.T. 9611Ts fitted with Burlingham H28/24R bodies new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, South Parade, Southsea
119. ERV940
Portsmouth Corporation trolleybus of 1950, 315, ERV940, a BUT 9611T with Burlingham H28/24R body. Routes 5/6 from Cosham to the Dockyard were the last and closed the Portsmouth trolleybus system on 27th July 1963.
Photo taken June 1961, Cosham Terminus
120. GAY459
Brown's Blue, Markfield GAY459 was a Leyland CPO1 Comet with a Burlingham C33F body which had been new in May 1950. It was withdrawn in March 1963 and passed to Mid-Tyne, Acomb.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
121. GSF668
Scottish Omnibuses BB85, GSF668, seen near the bus station in Edinburgh was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Burlingham L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1965, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh
122. GSF681
Scottish Omnibuses BB98, GSF681, one of twenty Burlingham L27/26R bodied AEC Regent IIIs, new in 1950, seen in Edinburgh.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, East Market Street, Edinburgh
123. JHO64
Jefferys (Liss & District), Grayshott JHO64, seen at the garage at Grayshott, was a Leyland PS2/3 with a Burlingham C37F body new in December 1950 to Alner (Victory Coaches), Fordingbridge.
Photo taken Sunday 2 May 1965, Grayshott
124. JRM195
Cumberland 199, JRM195, was one of ten Leyland PS1/1s with Burlingham bodies delivered in 1950. Two had C28F bodies whilst the others, including 199, had C31F coachwork. In April 1959 bus seats were fitted to 199 and a full width canopy, with destination and route number boxes, was also fitted. New windows with radiused sliders replacing the original half-drop type were also fitted. In December 1961 it became number 124 and passed to F. Cowley (dealer), Salford in January 1964 and then to William Press Limited (contractor), London numbered CH36 in March.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Oxford Street/Workington Bus Station
125. JTX667
Reliance, Newbury 65, JTX667, an AEC 9621A Regal III with a Burlingham C33F body seen at the Reliance garage in Newbury had been new in February 1950 to Edwards Bros., Beddau, passing to Reliance in February 1960 and later to Webster, Pattishall in June 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1962, Reliance Garage, Newbury
126. JWT724
Pennine, Gargrave JWT724 was a 1950 Leyland PS2/1 with Burlingham B35F body seen in Leeds, Castle Street operating a duplicate on a Yorkshire-Blackpool pool service
Photo taken Saturday 30 July 1955, Castle Street, Leeds
127. JWU792
Hargreaves of Hebden JWU792, a Commer Avenger I with Burlingham C33F body, new in 1950. Alongside is Pennine Motor Services, Gargrave NWT329, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/14 with Roe B44F body, new in 1954.
Photo taken 1973, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
128. JWU792
Hargreaves, Hebden operated one of the only four Commer Avengers fitted with Burlingham bodies. JWU792 which had a Burlingham C31F body was new in June 1950 and is seen in Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1965, Port Dundas Road at Airdrie Street, Cowcaddens, Glasgow
129. KUP949
KUP949, a 1950 Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with Burlingham body was bought new by Iveson of Cornsay Collery in County Durham. By 1957 the bus was in service with Baxters of Airdrie who sold it in that year to Ledgards of Armley. It survived in the Ledgard fleet until 1967 and the sale to West Yorkshire.
Photo taken 1992, Harrogate
130. KUP949
Seen on a visit to the Middleton Garage of Leeds City Transport, opened in November 1966, is preserved ex-Ledgard, Armley KUP949, a Burlingham C33F bodied Leyland PS1/1 new to Iveson, Esh in 1950 and acquired by Ledgard in February 1957 from Baxter, Airdrie.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Middleton Garage, Leeds
131. KUP949
Ledgard, Armley KUP949 was a Leyland PS1/1 with a Burlingham C35F body which had been new in April 1950 to Iveson, Esh Winning. It passed first to Baxter, Airdrie as number 40 around 1953 and then to Ledgard in February 1957 retaining its Baxter livery for some time as seen here in Saville Street, Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 8 June 1957, Saville Street, Leeds
132. KUP949
KUP949 is the preserved Samuel Ledgard (former Iveson then Baxters) Leyland PS1/1 with a Burlingham C35F body dating from 1950. After the demise of Ledgard in 1967 it was purchased for preservation.
Photo taken c.1969, Hollins Hill, Baildon
133. KUP949
One more photograph of former Samuel Ledgard KUP949, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Burlingham C35F body, new to Iveson's of Esh in 1950, later passing to Baxter's of Airdrie (40), acquired by Ledgard in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 2017, Cattle Market Street, Otley
134. KUP949
A rear view of Ledgard Leyland Tiger PS1/1 KUP949 with Burlingham bodywork dating from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 2017, Cattle Market Street, Otley
135. LAL558
Gash, Newark D05, LAL558, was a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C35F body which had been new in March 1950 seen behind Gash's garage with a Timpson. London S.E.6 Duple Northern bodied A.E.C. Reliance in the background.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Gash's Garage, Bowbridge Road, Newark
136. LPT328
Gillett bought this classic Burlingham bodied AEC Regal III, LPT328, in 1950. After a period in preservation as seen here it has subsequently seen further service, initially with Silver Star of Caerarfon and latterly with Thomas of Holyhead.
Photo taken August 1995, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
137. LPT328
LPT328 was a Burlingham C33F bodied A.E.C. 9621E Regal III new to Gillett, Quarrington Hill as number 31 in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Darlington Market Place
138. LTE679
LTE679 was a Burlingham-bodied halfcab AEC Regal III 9621E new to Barnes, Rawtenstall in 1950. At some time in the mid-1950s it had been rebuilt with a full-front by Plaxton who managed to do a very neat job of blending their Venturer style front with the original Burlingham body.
Photo taken Sunday 18 February 1968, Bank Top, near Southowram, Halifax
139. LTJ623
Canham, Whittlesey LTJ623 was a Leyland PS1/1 with a Burlingham FC33F body new to Mercer, Longridge in June 1950 and acquired in August 1961 from Hoyle, Halifax.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Scaldgate, Whittlesey
140. LTJ623
A second shot of Canham, Whittlesey LTJ623 which was a Leyland PS1/1 with a Burlingham FC33F body new to Mercer, Longridge in June 1950 and acquired in August 1961 from Hoyle, Halifax.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Whittlesey
141. LUO694
LUO694, a Leyland Tiger PS2/3 with Burlingham C33F body, new in 1950 to Pridham Bros. of Lamerton, Devon.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
142. EFV282
Blackpool 282, EFV282, a Leyland PD2/5 with Burlingham FH29/23CD body, new in February 1951.
Photo taken 1965, Queen's Terrace, near Fleetwood Ferry Terminus
143. EFV297
Blackpool Corporation Transport 297 and 287 (EFV297 and EFV287) both Leyland PD2/5s with unusual full-fronted, centre-entrance Burlingham FH29/23C bodies built in 1951.
Photo taken 1966, Rigby Road Tram Depot, Blackpool
144. EFV300
Blackpool buses were often overshadowed by its tram fleet. However the well known pre-war manager Walter Luff also designed some interesting buses for the undertaking. Eary post war deliveries included a batch of Leyland Titan PD2/5 with Burlingham full front centre entrace bodywork that closely resembled the pre-war double deck balloon trams. 300, EFV300, dates from 1951.
Photo taken 1981, Harrogate
145. ERJ452
Most Salford double deck vehicles had Metro Cammell bodies but four Daimler CVG6s delivered in 1951 had Burlingham H30/24R bodies and the first of these, 452, ERJ452, is seen in Victoria Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Victoria Bus Station
146. ERV938
Preserved ex-Portsmouth trolley 313, ERV938, a BUT with Burlingham H28/24R body, new in 1951 and withdrawn in 1963 - the Portsmouth trolleybus system was abandoned on the 27th July that year.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2005, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
147. ERV938
Preserved ex-Portsmouth trolley 313, ERV938, a BUT with Burlingham H28/24R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 10 September 2006, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
148. ERV938
Preserved Portsmouth trolley 313, ERV938, a BUT with Burlingham H28/24R body, new in 1951 and withdrawn in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 16 June 2012, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
149. KAB338
Silcox, Pembroke Dock 19, KAB338, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C37C body.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 August 1971, Silcox Garage, Pembroke Dock
150. KUE950
Seen in Uttoxeter is Stevenson, Spath 30, KUE950, which was an A.E.C. 9821E Regal IV with a Burlingham B44F new in 1951 which had been acquired from its original operator, DeLuxe, Mancetter, in November 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Market Place
151. KWT600
Rossie Motors Daimler CVD6 KWT600, new in 1951 with a secondhand English Electric body, is seen here at Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station with the Burlingham H30/26R body, to 1949 design, fitted in 1954.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Doncaster Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station
152. KWU844
Baddeley, Holmfirth 50, KWU844, seen at Wembley Stadium was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C37C body new in June 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
153. LPT328
Preserved LPT328, an A E C Regal III 96112A built in 1951 with Burlingham C33F bodywork. New to Gillett Bros of Quarrington Hill but looking very smart in OK livery at the start of the Tees - Tyne run.
Photo taken June 1989, High Street, Stockton
154. MPT588
Seen in Peterborough Bus Station, MPT588 was a Maudslay Marathon III with a Burlingham FC37F body which had been acquired by Canhams in March 1958 from Meadowfield Motor Company (Cosy Coaches), Meadowfield to whom it had been new in August 1951. It passed in June 1964 to Marriott (contractor), Kettering.
Photo taken Saturday 30 September 1961, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
155. MTJ357
Samuel Ledgard MTJ357 was a rare Maudslay Regal IV with Burlingham C41C body and is seen here in Leeds Bus Station. It was new in 1951 and arrived with Ledgard in 1957 from Votier, Norwich.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 September 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
156. MWU750
Rossie Motors, Rossington ran this Daimler CD650 with a Burlingham H30/26R body registered MWU750 which is seen at Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station in Doncaster.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
157. OUA886
New in 1951 to Wallace Arnold Tours, Leeds OUA886, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham C37C body, was later re-seated to C41C and fitted with air brakes in 1953/4 before passing to Garner, Bridge-of-Weir number 83 in October 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
158. ECF311
Mulley's Motorways, Ixworth, 33 ECF111, an A E C Regal IV built in 1952 with Burlingham Seagull C39C bodywork.
Photo taken early 1970s?, Southchurch Park, Southend
159. EWH967
Hylton & Dawson EWH967, acquired in December 1960 from Glover, Orrell was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body which had been new in March 1952 to Binns, Bolton.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, Western Boulevard, Leicester
160. FJN208
Eastern National 137, FJN208, a Leyland PSU1/13 with Burlingham C39C body, was one of a batch ordered by City Coach Co but by the time they were delivered in 1952, they had been absorbed by Westcliff, hence the Southend registration.
Photo taken c. 1962/3, Victoria Station, Southend
161. FJN209
Eastern National 138, FJN209, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C39C body new in June 1952 to Westcliff-on-Sea (but ordered by City Coach Co) and was seen at Hampton Court Station car park.
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 1958, Hampton Court Station Car Park
162. JGE430
Mercury, Boscombe JGE430 was a Burlingham C37C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger which had been C32CT when new to Northern Roadways, Glasgow operating the London to Scotland services.
Photo taken Saturday 27 May 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
163. LWR188
Burrows 75, LWR188, was one of two AEC Regal IVs with Burlingham C39C bodies bought in April 1952. On hire to West Yorkshire it is in Castle Street, Leeds. The pre-war Bristol L5G on the left is the West Yorkshire controllers accommodation.
Photo taken Saturday 25 August 1956, Castle Street, Leeds
164. LWW571
LWW571 was a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Burlingham DP44F body and was number 15 in the fleet of Pepper, Thurnscoe to whom it was new in October 1952. It was the third bus body to be built by Burlingham on an underfloor engined chassis and is seen in Barnsley Bus Station having just arrived from Thurnscoe.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
165. LWW571
A nearside rear view of LWW571, a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Burlingham DP44F body, seen on the parking ground close to Barnsley Bus Station. This was the third bus body built by Burlingham on an underfloor engined chassis and was number 15 in the fleet of Pepper, Thurnscoe to whom it was new in October 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, near Barnsley Bus Station
166. NAL782
Gash, Newark D06, NAL782, was the first of a pair of Daimler D650HS coaches with Burlingham Seagull C41C bodies new in May and July 1952 respectively, seen on a visit to Gash's garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Gash's Garage, Bowbridge Road, Newark
167. PVT18
Potteries C518, PVT18, a Burlingham Seagull bodied Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 seen at Manchester Lower Mosley Street Bus Station ready to operate a journey to Hanley. It is flanked by a Windover bodied Leyland PS2 and a Weymann bodied Bristol of the North Western fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 31 May 1958, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
168. SHN301
Scott's Greys ("Glorious Runs and Safe Returns") 3, SHN301, is an AEC Regal IV with a C41C body by Burlingham. It dates from 1952, the year in which the founder of the firm, Fred Scott, a former Darlington tram conductor, died.
Photo taken c.2007, Bents Park, South Shields
169. XMT55
Premier Travel, Cambridge 123, XMT55, an A.E.C. 9821E Regal IV with a Burlingham Seagull C41C, new in 1952, was one of three (XMT 54-56) which had been acquired in June 1960 from Valliant, London W.5.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Harston Depot
170. XRE725
Harper, Heath Hayes XRE725 was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body new as number 50 in June 1952. In September 1967 it received its flat front, and was rebuilt to become C41F.
Photo taken early 1971, Bus Station, Cannock
171. 1032E
Harper Brothers, Heath Hayes 21, 1032E, a 1953 Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with Burlingham Seagull C41C body rebuilt by Harper to DP41F using bus seats and a flat front was seen at the garage at Heath Hayes.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Heath Hayes
172. 1032E
Harper, Heath Hayes 21, 1032E, a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body new in 1953 at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
173. EMS826
Millport Motors EMS826, a Bedford SB from 1953 with Burlingham C31F body started life with W.Alexander and Sons and by 1969 was operating on the Isle of Cumbrae.
Photo taken 1969, Garage at Howard Street, Millport, Isle of Cumbrae
174. FCK430
Ribble 930, FCK430, the fifth of fifteen Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/16s with Burlingham Seagull C41C body new in 1953, one of England's finest seen in the parking area at Carlisle Ribble Bus Station, Lowther Street on St George's Day, 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 23 April 1966, Carlisle Ribble Bus Station, Lowther Street
175. FCK431
FCK431, Ribble 931, was one of the forty Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers new to Ribble in 1953. Twenty-five had superb Leyland C41C bodies whilst fifteen, including 931, had Burlingham Seagull C32C bodies for use on extended tours from 1953 to 1961 when they were altered to C41C. All fifteen of the Burlingham ones passed to Millburn Motors (dealer), Preston in 1967 with 931 being licensed by Millburn from May to August 1968 before passing to J. Smart and Company (contractors) Limited, Edinburgh in September. It was sold for scrap by April 1971.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Court Square, Carlisle
176. NLJ267
Between November 1970 and June 1971, Southend Corporation hired two single deckers from Bournemouth Corporation, NLJ267, seen here, and NLJ268. They were Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Burlingham B42F bodies, new in December 1953, and retained their Bournemouth livery while with Southend.
Photo taken 1970/1, Whitegate Road, emerging into High Street, Southend
177. NLJ269
This 1956 photo is of Bournemouth 269, NLJ269, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Burlingham B41D bodywork. It was renumbered as 91 in 1958 and subsequently, in 1960, lost its rear platform when it was rebuilt to B42F.
Photo taken 1956, Bournemouth
178. RPG492
Finchley Coaches RPG492 was a Dennis L6 Falcon with a Burlingham C33F body new as number 12 in the fleet of Cooke, Stoughton. It is recorded as being new in January 1953 although the others in the batch, RPG 491/3-6 were new March/April 1952 !
Photo taken early January 1959
179. GCK295
Former Ribble 960, GCK295, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Burlingham Seagull III C41C body, new in 1954. Seen here leaving City Square, Leeds whilst operating as staff transport for clothing manufacturer David Little & Co.
Photo taken August 1970, City Square, Leeds
180. HFR603
Standerwick 158, HFR603, seen at Victoria Coach Station was a Burlingham Seagull C41F bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, London Victoria Coach Station
181. NLJ268
Bournemouth 90, NLJ268, a Leyland PSU1/13 with Burlingham B42F body.
Photo taken Summer 1971, Great Wakering
182. NLJ272
Preserved Bournemouth 262, NLJ272, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham B42F body new in 1954 seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
183. OUE12
Stratford Blue 57, OUE12, a Burlingham Seagull C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Cheltenham
184. SDE400
New in April 1954 with a Burlingham Seagull C33C body, Silcox, Pembroke Dock 9, SDE400, was a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub which was reseated in April 1964 to C41C as seen in this shot at the garage.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 August 1971, Silcox Garage, Pembroke Dock
185. TTC882
Seen in Barnsley Bus Station is Camplejohn Brothers, Darfield 32, TTC882, which was a Burlingham B44F bodied Atkinson CPL745H acquired in December 1955. New in July 1954 it had previously served as a demonstrator for Atkinson. It became number 131C in the Yorkshire Traction fleet in January 1961 when the Camplejohn business was acquired.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
186. 110DMM
110DMM was one of four Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cubs with Burlingham Seagull C41C bodies new to Banfield, London S.E.17 in January 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
187. 111DMM
111DMM, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Burlingham C41C body, new in 1955 and operated by Banfields.
Photo taken Sunday 6 March 1966, Seaway Car Park, Southend
188. 138EMF
Premier Travel, Cambridge 132, 138EMF, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham C41F body acquired in May 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
189. 775ERF
Camplejohn Brothers 33, 775ERF, a Sentinel SLC6 with Burlingham B44F body, new in 1955 to Green Bus, Rugeley, is seen in Barnsley Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
190. HJA621
Seen in Altrincham Bus Station is North Western 621, HJA621, one of ten A.E.C. MU3RA Reliances with Burlingham B44F bodies new in 1955. Buses now use the Interchange outside Altrincham Station. Withdrawn in 1968, it passed to Greatrex, Stafford as number 110 in July 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 7 February 1959, Altrincham Bus Station
191. HRN225
Bassett Coachways of Tittensor, Staffordshire had HRN225, a Bedford SBG with Burlingham "Seagull" C36F coachwork, new in 1955. It was previously owned by Leese, Barlaston.
Photo taken Saturday 13 March 1971, Depot, Tittensor
192. JCK511
Ribble 1436, JCK511, a Leyland PD2/12 with Burlingham H61RD body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Friday 1 July 1966, Keswick Bus Station
193. JCK523
Ribble MS 1448, JCK523, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1955 with Burlingham H33/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken July 1970, Hotham Place, Liverpool
194. LMW483
Seen at Wallace Arnold's Sayner Road garage is Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down 20, LMW483, a Burlingham C41C bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub on a forces leave service. Alongside is Tiger Cub KMW644 and to the right a Duple Elizabethan bodied AEC Reliance of Tidworth Coaches.
Photo taken Saturday 21 March 1959, Wallace Arnold's Sayner Road Garage, Leeds
195. NDA23
The fascinating fleet of Llynfi at Maesteg once contained quite a few examples of the Burlingham Seagull body. 73, NDA23, was a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Burlingham C41C body that was new to Don Everall of Wolverhampton.
Photo taken Monday 8 July 1974, Rugby Club, Maesteg
196. ONE708
Manchester 1308, ONE708, BUT9612T with Burlingham H33/28R body, new in 1955, followed by an Ashton trolleybus
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
197. ONE720
A worried looking conductor eyes the overhead as Manchester 1320, ONE720, turns the corner from London Road to Portland Street obstructed by a lorry carrying out roadworks. The Burlingham H32/28R bodied BUT 9612T was new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 12 January 1958, Portland Street, Manchester
198. ONE722
Manchester 1322, ONE722, BUT9612T with Burlingham H32/28R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
199. ONE744
Preserved ex-Manchester trolley 1344, ONE744, a BUT 9612T with Burlingham H32/28R body, new in 1955 and withdrawn in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2005, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
200. ONE744
Manchester Corporation 1955 Burlingham H32/28R bodied BUT 9612T 1344, ONE744, at the Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 30 July 2011, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
201. ONE744
The bamboo pole in action!! Manchester Corporation 1955 Burlingham H32/28R bodied BUT 9612T 1344, ONE744, at the Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum having it's trolley head rewired. The head had dewired at low speed so fortunately it didn't cause any damage to the overhead.
Photo taken Saturday 30 July 2011, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
202. ONE744
Preserved Manchester trolleybus 1344, ONE744, a BUT9612T with Burlingham H32/28R bodywork awaits its next turn of duty. In keeping with Manchester's policy of supporting local firms whenever possible, the chassis of this batch were assembled at Crossley's Stockport factory. Their Burlingham bodies were, of course, built at Blackpool whilst Ashton's eight similar trolleys carried bodies built by Bond at Wythenshawe.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 2013, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
203. ONE747
Manchester 1347, ONE747, one of sixty-two BUT 9612T trolleybuses with Burlingham H32/28R bodywork delivered in 1955/56 seen in Portland Street on a short working journey on route 212.
Photo taken Sunday 23 February 1958, Portland Street, Manchester
204. OWU772
Schofield, Marsden OWU772 was a Sentinel SLC6/30 with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body new in February 1955 and is seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
205. RUP662
Terrier Coaches of Bedlington, RUP662, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1955 with Burlingham B44F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1971, Haymarket Bus Station, Newcastle
206. SJW515
SJW515 was a Guy Warrior with Burlingham C41F body which had been new as a demonstrator before passing to Dodds, Troon. It is seen here at the Donisthorpe Street, Leeds premises of Wallace Arnold Tours.
Photo taken Friday 27 March 1964, Donisthorpe Street, Leeds
207. UUA796
Samuel Ledgard UUA796, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Burlingham C41F body new to Ledgard in 1955. Here seen at Elland Road football ground it passed in October 1967 to West Yorkshire but was not used.
Photo taken Saturday 22 October 1955, Elland Road, Leeds
208. XHN573
Premier Travel, Cambridge 150, XHN573, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body which had been new to Scotts Greys, Darlington in 1955 and which was acquired from them in June 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Chrishall Depot
209. 200APB
Burlingham bodied AEC Reliance 200APB, new to Safeguard Coaches, Guildford in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Alton
210. 200APB
Two AEC MU3RV Reliances with Burlingham B44F bodies were delivered to Safeguard in 1956 and the first one, 200APB, is seen here at Onslow Street Bus Station in Guildford.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Onslow Street Bus Station, Guildford
211. 200APB
At the open day to celebrate Safeguard's 90th Anniversary, the company preserved Burlingham B44F bodied A.E.C. Reliance 200APB new in 1956 was on display at the garage alongside a later privately preserved vehicle from the fleet, Leyland PSU3C/4R Leopard OPC26R, which has a Duple Dominant B53F body.
Photo taken Friday 28 March 2014, Commercial Road Bus Station, Guildford
212. 200APB
Safeguard 200APB, seen in Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham B44F body.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1962, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
213. 200BPG
Two AEC MU3RV Reliances with Burlingham B44F bodies were delivered to Safeguard in 1956 and the second one, 200BPG, is seen here at Onslow Street Bus Station in Guildford.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Onslow Street Bus Station, Guildford
214. 229HNO
Smith (t/a Blue Bell), March 229HNO was a Bedford SBG with a Burlingham C36F body acquired in April 1961 from Kenzie, Shepreth. It had been new to West, London E.18 in August 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, March
215. 672KRF
Pooles Coachways, Alsagers Bank, 672KRF, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1956 with Burlingham B44F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1968, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
216. HMS226
AJ Eunson, Virkie, Shetland HMS226, a Bedford SBG from 1956 with Burlingham C35F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1973, Esplanade, Lerwick, Shetland
217. HMS227
Leask of Lerwick, HMS227, a Bedford SBG built in 1956 with Burlingham Seagull C35F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1973, Lerwick, Shetland
218. JCK507
Allander Travel had several second hand buses for contract work. JCS4, a Guy Arab IV with Alexander low height body ex Western SMT 1247 contrasts with ex Ribble JCK507 (1432), Leyland PD2/12 with Burlingham body.
Photo taken May 1972, Main Street, Milngavie
219. JCK513
Ribble 1438, JCK513, a 1956 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Burlingham body stands in the yard of North of Sherburn, the well known dealer.
Photo taken 1975, Sherburn in Elmet
220. JCK530
Ribble 1455, JCK530, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Burlingham 61 seat bodywork dating from 1956
Photo taken 2001, Piece Hall, Halifax
221. JCK545
Ribble MS 1470, JCK545, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1956 with Burlingham H33/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken December 1968, Carlisle Bus Station
222. JRN41
Ribble Motors Leyland Tiger Cub 975, JRN41, with Burlingham Seagull MK 3 body, built 1956.
Photo taken 1962/63, Ribble Depot, Selbourne Street, Frenchwood, Preston
223. NNB134
At the air terminal at the Royal Exchange, St. Ann's Square is Manchester 34, NNB134, one of the three Burlingham RC41F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers waiting for passengers for the Channel Islands.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, St. Ann's Square, Manchester
224. NNB135
At the air terminal at the Royal Exchange, St. Ann's Square is Manchester 35, NNB135, the last of the three Burlingham RC41F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers waiting for passengers for the Channel Islands.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1959, St. Ann's Square
225. NNB137
Manchester 37, NNB137, Leyland PSUC1/1T with Burlingham RC41F body in St. Ann's Square awaiting departure to Paris although the waiting passenger doesn't seem to be very excited about it.!
Photo taken Wednesday 2 October 1957, St. Ann's Square, Manchester
226. NNB137
Manchester 37, NNB137, a Leyland PSUC1/1T Tiger Cub, tipping the scales at 7 tons 7 cwt, waits outside the air terminal at the Royal Exchange in St. Ann's Square for passengers for a B.E.A. service to Dublin.
Photo taken Saturday 24 May 1958, St. Ann's Square, Manchester
227. NUX256
Smith, Trench NUX256, an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance, seen here in Victoria Street, Wellington, had been new to him in July 1956 with a Burlingham B44F body.
Photo taken early 1971, Victoria Street, Wellington
228. ONE733
Manchester 1333, ONE733 alongside 3762, BND762C, the first a BUT/Burlingham trolleybus near the end of its days, the other a Leyland Atlantean with Metro-Cammell H43/33F body
Photo taken probably 31 May 1966, Stevenson Square, Manchester
229. OUE11
Stratford Blue 1956 Burlingham bodied Leyland Royal Tiger OUE11, shown on a company advertising post card.
Photo taken 1957
230. PYG740
Burrows 90, PYG740, just arriving in Leeds Bus Station is a Burlingham B44F bodied AEC Reliance new in March 1956 seen with West Riding vehicles in the background and a small portion of the Quarry Hill flats on the right.
Photo taken Saturday 10 March 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
231. RWT613
Morgan, Armthorpe RWT613 was a Guy Arab LUF with a Burlingham B44F body seen here at East Laith Gate, Doncaster.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Christ Church, Doncaster
232. RWT613
Stevenson, Spath 1, RWT613, was a Guy Arab UF with a Burlingham B44F body new in 1956 to Morgan, Armthorpe. It was acquired in January 1964 and is seen in Uttoxeter.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Market Place
233. RWY277
Baddeley, Holmfirth 56, RWY277, was a Bedford SBG with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body new in May 1956 which is seen here at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
234. SWU876
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan) SWU876 a Guy Arab IV with Burlingham H41/32R body, built in 1956.
Photo taken 1967, Stainforth Depot
235. SWU876
Morgan (t/a Blue Line), Armthorpe SWU876 was a Guy Arab IV 6DC with a Burlingham H41/32R body new in December 1956 seen in Doncaster at the Christ Church terminus.
Photo taken Tuesday 8 April 1958, Christ Church, Doncaster
236. SWU876
Blue Line Guy Arab IV SWU876 crosses the level crossing in the centre of Goole on 19th August 1972. I have cropped the photo to show the unusual top edge to the radiator grille, which I have commented on John Kaye’s earlier view that I had assumed it to be a legacy of its Meadows engine - the original photo shows more of the scene and was taken quite late in the day with resultant rather flat lighting.
Photo taken Saturday 19 August 1972, Boothferry Road, Goole
237. TOB377
Flights Coach Travel of Birmingham's TOB377 is the beautifully restored AEC Reliance with Burlingham Mk2 C37C body dating from 1956. It is now a regular attendee at rallies in the Northern region as part of the Classic Connections fleet and was on show at the Keighley Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 25 October 2015, Dalton Lane, Keighley
238. TPT448
Saltburn MS 48, TPT448, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1956 with Burlingham B44F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1969, Loftus
239. TPT450
Grenvilles of Camborne TPT450, a 1956 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Burlingham B44F body, new to Wilkinsons of Sedgefield as their no.50.
Photo taken 1972, Camborne , Cornwall
240. TPT833
Gillett & Baker, Quarrington Hill ran services jointly and 33, TPT833 was in the J.J. Baker part of the fleet. It was a Burlingham B44F bodied A.E.C. Reliance new in June 1956 which is seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
241. WUM49
Farsley Omnibus WUM49 was a Leyland Tiger Cub PSCU1/2 with Burlingham 'Seagull' body. Starting life in 1956 in the Wallace Arnold coach fleet, it was down-rated to a bus (B43F) in 1961, using seats from a Rotherham trolleybus, and transferred to the Farsley subsidiary.
Photo taken 1964, Wallace Arnold's Saynor Road Workshops, Leeds
242. YVT572
Potteries MT S677, YVT572, an AEC Reliance MU3RV of 1956 with Burlingham B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1968, Hanley Bus Station
243. 197DPK
The last of three Burlingham bodied AEC MU3RV Reliances for Safeguard, 197DPK was delivered in 1957 with a B45F body and is seen here at Onslow Street Bus Station in Guildford.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Onslow Street Bus Station, Guildford
244. 239DPC
Seen here at Ascot racecourse, Blue Bus Services Limited, Slough 239DPC, a Dennis LU2 Lancet with a Burlingham DP41F body had been new in 1957 to Cooke, Stoughton and had been acquired in March 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 19 June 1965, Ascot Racecourse
245. 28RRF
Carrying a Burlingham Seagull C41C body, 28RRF was number 51 with Harper, Heath Hayes and was a Guy Arab LUF, one of two new in July 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964
246. 369BTJ
Representing three Leyland Tiger Cubs PSUC1/1 built in 1957, 56, 369BTJ, with Burlingham B44F bodies is seen at St Annes Square, with the preserved tram shelter in the background. These predate the long single deck trolleybuses for GCT but have similar features.
Photo taken Oct 1969, St Annes Square
247. KCK880
Lockeys of St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham, KCK880, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 of 1957 with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo taken August 1975, West Auckland Green
248. KCK880
ELTPG, Blackburn, (East Lancashire Transport Preservation Group?) KCK880, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1957 with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Harrogate Stray
249. KCK???
A Ribble Burlingham bodied Leyland Titan PD3/4, possibly 1523, KCK869, one of 69 similar vehicles bought in 1957 makes its way along Morecambe promenade bound for Lancaster
Photo taken Wednesday 15 August 1973, Promenade, Morecambe
250. KGV195
Hunter, Tantobie KGV195 was a Burlingham DP41F bodied AEC MU3RV Reliance new in June 1957 to Corona, Sudbury. It was acquired in March 1961 from Mulley, Ixworth and is seen at Hunter's garage at Tantobie.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Tantobie
251. LHE506
Hylton Castle Coaches, Sunderland, LHE506, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1957 with Burlingham Seagull C41F bodywork. This had been new as Yorkshire Traction 1078
Photo taken September 1970, Haverton Hill off Clarence Street nearly opposite junction with Hope Street
252. LHE507
Bob's Buses, Thornaby, LHE507, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1957 with Burlingham Seagull C41F bodywork. This had been new as Yorkshire Traction 1079.
Photo taken July 1971, Thornaby Place, Thornaby on Tees
253. LHE507
Yorkshire Traction 1079, LHE507, was a Leyland PSUC1/2T Tiger Cub with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body new in April 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Wembley Stadium
254. NDP423
Reading 5, NDP423, was the first of five A.E.C. MU3RV Reliances new in 1957 with Burlingham B34D bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Blagrave Street, Reading
255. NDP425
Reading 207, NDP425, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Burlingham B34D+26 bodywork.
Photo taken March 1975, Reading Station
256. NDP426
Reading 8, NDP426, was an AEC MU3RV Reliance new in 1957 with a Burlingham B34D+26 bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Station
257. NDP427
Reading 9, NDP427, was from the first batch of A.E.C. Reliances to enter ervice with the Corporation. It was of type MU3RV and had a Burlingham B34D body new in 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
258. OVD108
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 108, OVD108, was an AEC MU3RV Reliance with Burlingham B45F body new in 1957 seen in Coatbridge
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Bank Street, Coatbridge
259. OVD108
Baxter, Airdrie 108, OVD108, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham B45F body new in June 1957 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B19 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
260. OVD109
Ryedale Homes, builder, OVD109, an AEC Reliance MU3RV from 1957 with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo taken January 1972, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough
261. OVD109
Baxter, Airdrie 109, OVD109, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham DP45F body new in June 1957 had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B20 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
262. SJW515
SJW515 was a Guy Demonstrator with Burlingham C41F body built 1957. Eventually found its way to Dodds of Troon fleet and pictured in BBF No21, published 1966. It appeared at Stagecoach Western's Open Day at Kilmarnock in Western SMT coach livery with fleet number AG 1060.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 2002, Kilmarnock Works, Nursery Avenue, Kilmarnock
263. TGJ485
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is Halifax Joint Omnibus Committee 264, TGJ485, a 1957 Burlingham Seagull C41F bodied AEC MU3RV Reliance acquired from Timpson, Catford in 1966.
Photo taken Friday 11 August 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
264. TNA552
Manchester 4552, TNA552, Daimler CVG6K - Burlingham H37/28R at the Manchester/Stockport boundary designated Levenshulme (Lloyd Road) if coming from Manchester or Stockport (Crossley Road) if working from Stockport! Making its first journey in passenger service on a short working (hence the 'x' suffix to the route number) to Heaton Chapel of the joint Manchester/Stockport route from Picaddilly to Hazel Grove.
Photo taken Saturday 23 November 1957, Wellington Road North/Stockport Road, Manchester/Stockport boundary
265. TNA552
Manchester took 4550-79, TNA550 etc, Daimler CVG6s with Burlingham H37/28R bodies late in 1957. The same fleet numbers applied on transfer to SELNEC PTE in November 1969; TNA552 new in November 1957 looked smart in SELNEC Central livery when photographed in 1973.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, Oldham Street, Manchester
266. TNA575
"Manchester" 4575, TNA575, a Daimler CVG6 with a Burlingham H37/28R body seen in Manchester operating route 64 to Altrincham.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Cateaton Street, Manchester
267. TYG4
Store (Reliance), Stainforth, operated this Burlingham H41/32R bodied Guy Arab IV TYG4 on its service from Doncaster, Churchgate to Stainforth.
Photo taken Tuesday 8 April 1958, Churchgate, Doncaster
268. TYG4
Blue Line (Reliance-allocated) TYG4 was a Guy Arab IV with a Burlingham H41/32R body of 1957 which was withdrawn in 1973. Although effectively separate companies with their own depots, Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd) and 1949 subsidiary Reliance (R. Store Ltd) shared the same two-tone blue livery and routes.
Photo taken 1970, South Parade, Thorne
269. TYG4
Blue Line (Reliance) TYG4, was a Guy Arab IV with a Burlingham H41/32R body dating from 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 18 September 1971, North Street, Goole
270. UOE30
West London Coaches UOE30, a Burlingham Seagull C41F bodied Bedford SBG is seen in Stratford-upon-Avon. It had been new in February 1957 to Bowen, Birmingham and is seen alongside Lloyd's PEH479, a Leyland-Beadle with a C35F body, one of ten rebuilds of Leyland TS8s which had been new to Potteries in 1951 before five of them passed to the Nuneaton operator in July 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 18 October 1958, Stratford-upon-Avon
271. VUP329
Seen outside the garage at Whitburn is VUP329, a Burlingham B45F bodied AEC Reliance new in 1957. This was number 3 in the Anderson part of the Economic fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1965, Anderson Garage, Whitburn
272. WPT576
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, WPT576, an AEC Reliance from around 1957 with Burlingham DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1972, rear of OK's Bishop Auckland depot
273. WPT576
Howe, Spennymoor, ran jointly with O.K. Motor Services on the Bishop Auckland to Newcastle service and WPT576, a Burlingham DP45F bodied AEC Reliance is seen passing through Chester-le-Street.
Photo taken Tuesday 19 May 1964, Front Street, Chester-le-Street
274. WPT576
WPT576 in Howe, Spennymoor livery, with O.K. red roof, seen in Bishop Auckland on the joint service with O.K. Motor Services to Newcastle. This Burlingham DP45F bodied AEC Reliance was new to Howe in May 1957 and passed with the business in 1968 to O.K. Motor Services who ran it as a separate entity until May 1979. WPT 576 was transferred in 1970 to the main O.K. fleet and withdrawn, and dismantled for spares, in 1973.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1969, Bishop Auckland Market Place
275. WPT576
O.K. Motor Services (Howe), Spennymoor WPT576 was a Burlingham DP41F bodied A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance new in May 1957 which is seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
276. WUP133
Gillett Brothers, Quarrington Hill, WUP133, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Burlingham B45F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1972, Quarrington Hill Garage
277. WUP133
WUP133, a Burlingham DP45F bodied A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance was number 34 in the J.J. Baker part of the G. & B. Motor Services, Quarrington Hill fleet seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
278. XUG141
Samuel Ledgard XUG141 was Daimler CVG6 with a Burlingham H36/27R body of 1957. A definite one-off, the bus was thought to have been a possible candidate for the 1956 Commercial Vehicle Show, but Burlingham decided to display on a Guy chassis and Daimler decided to show Willowbrook-bodied SDU711 (also sold to Ledgard).
Photo taken late 1967, Newall Terminus, Otley
279. XUG141
New to Ledgard, Armley in 1957 XUG141 was a Daimler CVG6 with a Burlingham H36/27R body which was altered to H36/28R in January 1958. This became West Yorkshire DGW12 a week after John's photograph and was withdrawn in June 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Park Place, Leeds
280. 1294RE
Harper Brothers 60, 1294RE, a 1958 Guy Arab LUF with Burlingham Seagull body. Harper Brothers were taken over by Midland Red and soon after, 1294RE was sold.
Photo taken Sunday 8 July 2012, near AMRTM, Aldridge
281. 1294RE
Rear view of preserved Harper Brothers 60, 1294RE, a 1958 Guy Arab LUF with Burlingham Seagull C41F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 February 2010, Catton Park
282. 3281WB
Neath & Cardiff 3281WB, a Burlingham C41C bodied AEC Reliance, new in 1958, was acquired from Sheffield United Tours in November 1966 and was withdrawn in May 1970.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1969, Swansea
283. 499URF
Green Bus of Rugeley (Whieldon's) 3, 499URF, was a Guy UF with Burlingham Seagull C41F body of 1958. It survived in service until 1970, then as a seat store until scrapped in 1971.
Photo taken 1966, Uttoxeter Garage
284. 8339U
Wallace Arnold 8339U was a Leyland Tiger Cub with an imposing Burlingham C41F body dating from 1958.
Photo taken 1965, Donisthorpe Street, Leeds
285. 8340U
Preserved Wallace Arnold 8340U, is a Burlingham Seagull bodied Leyland Tiger Cub of 1958, standing next to former Lincs RCC TS7, FW5696.
Photo taken 1989, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
286. 8340U
Wallace Arnold 8340U, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Burlingham C41F body dating from 1958, is now in safe hands and undergoing extensive restoration. After years of storage, neglect and near scrappage, it is now part of Neil Millington's Classic Connections fleet, and is expected to be back in operating condition by mid-2016.
Photo taken Saturday 21 November 2015, Classic Connections workshop, Bradford
287. FYS988
Interior views are rare so included a few which might be of interest. GCT single deck trolleybus TBS13, FYS988, has been placed in store after several years on display at the Museum of Transport.
Photo taken Monday 22 January 1973, Larkfield Bus Works, Glasgow
288. FYS988
Glasgow TBS13, FYS988 now on display at Riverside Museum, Glasgow. Despite publicity surrounding the 50th Anniversary of the city's last trolleybus, little was in evidence inside at Riverside and entry to the vehicle was not permitted.
Photo taken Saturday 27 May 2017, Riverside Museum, Glasgow
289. FYS988
Rear view of Glasgow TBS13, FYS988, a BUT RETB1 with Burlingham B50F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 2017, Riverside Museum, Glasgow
290. FYS994
Glasgow TBS19, FYS994, seen at Paisley Road Toll was a Burlingham B50F bodied B.U.T. RETB1.
Photo taken Monday 11 April 1960, Admiral Street
291. FYS995
Glasgow's batch of ten Leyland-built BUT RETB1s with Burlingham B50F bodies were groundbreakers. Special dispensation was granted by the MoT for these 34'6" long vehicles which were 4'6" longer than that permitted at the time. They spent their entire working life on service 108, the final trolleybus service to be introduced in the city on 15 November 1958. In this poor photograph TBS20, FYS995, stands at Mount Florida, a terminus with three official names, being also known as Ballogie Road and Hampden Park. Delivered on 14 November 1958, she entered service on 1 December and was withdrawn on 3 March 1967.
Photo taken c.1966, Ballogie Road, Mount Florida
292. FYS996
Much has been said recently on the welcome appearance of Glasgow TBS13 in the Riverside Museum. Here is the one that got away. TBS21, FYS996, a BUT RETB1 with Burlingham B50F bodywork built in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 28 July 1985, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
293. HCN102
Northern General 1802, HCN102, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1958 with Burlingham DP45F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1971, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
294. HCN120
Northern General 1820, HCN120, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1958 with Burlingham DP45F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1972, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
295. HCN121
New in March 1958, Northern General 1821, HCN121, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance which had a Burlingham B45F body and was seen in the bus station in Consett.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Consett Bus Station
296. HCN92
Northern General 1792, HCN92, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1958 with Burlingham DP45F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
297. KCK869
Ribble TV5, KCK869, a Leyland Titan PD3 with Burlingham H41/31F body, new to Ribble in 1958 as 1523.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1982, Burscough
298. KCK873
Ribble 1527, KCK873, a Leyland PD3/4 with Burlingham H41/31F body, next to an unidentified Atlantean
Photo taken 1965/6, behind Morecambe Bus Station
299. KCK903
Cunningham's Bus Service 61, KCK903, a Leyland PD3/4 with Burlingham FH41/31F bodywork. It had been new to Ribble in August 1958 as their 1542.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Cunningham Garage, Underwood Road, Paisley
300. KCK910
Two ex Ribble Leyland PD3/4s with Burlingham 72 Seat bodies from 1958, seen here in service with Cunningham's Bus Services of Paisley. They were KCK910 and KCK907. originally 1549 and 1546 in the Ribble fleet.
Photo taken c. 1973, Renfrew
301. KCK912
Ribble MS, 1551 KCK912, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham FH41/31F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Liverpool
302. KCK919
Cunningham's Bus Service, Paisley bought new Atlanteans in the 60/70s but continued to acquire second-hand Leyland Titans predominantly with forward entrances in the early 70s. KCK919 was one such vehicle with a PD3/4 chassis and Burlingham bodywork and ex-Ribble 1558.
Photo taken February 1975, Old Sneddon St., adjacent to Gilmour St. Station, Paisley
303. KCK927
Ribble 1566, KCK927, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with attractive Burlingham body.
Photo taken Wednesday 13 August 1975, Wigan Bus Station
304. LCK701
Ribble Motors 987, LCK701, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Burlingham Seagull Mk 3 body, built 1958. Looks like it's in for a paint touch up job, Ribble Offices in the background.
Photo taken 1963/64, front of the old Spray and Repair Garage on Frenchwood Knoll, Preston
305. LCK721
Ribble 1007, LCK721, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 from 1958 with Burlingham Seagull Mk3 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1968, Carlisle Bus Station
306. LCK731
Wimpey (contractor) LCK731, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Burlingham Seagull Mk. VI C41F body, new to Ribble (1017) in 1958.
307. LCK734
Also acquired by London Country for use as driver trainers were twenty ex-Ribble Burlingham bodied Leyland PD3s. These were painted yellow and numbered in an LR class. LR18, LCK734, was new in 1958 and served LC as a trainer from 1976-79. It is probably parked in the yard of a London Country garage.
308. LCK766
Fok-Lei, Macau, PD207 M-87-62, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/31F bodywork. Formerly registered LCK766 and new as Ribble 1603.
Photo taken July 1981, Macau
309. NNB137
Continental Pioneer, Richmond NNB137 was a Leyland PSUC1/1T Tiger Cub new as Manchester 37 which had been acquired in January 1969 along with sister vehicle NNB138. It had a Burlingham RC41F body and in addition to the front destination displays these were fitted with low level displays on the neaarside.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 1971, Aylesbury
310. NNB137
A rear view of Continental Pioneer, Richmond NNB137 which was a Leyland PSUC1/1T Tiger Cub new as Manchester 37 and which had been acquired in January 1969 along with sister vehicle NNB 138. It had a Burlingham RC41F body and in addition to the front destination displays these were fitted with low level displays on the neaarside and the rear.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 1971, Aylesbury
311. NNB137
Continental Pioneer, Richmond NNB137 was a Leyland PSUC1/1T Tiger Cub new as Manchester 37 which had been acquired in January 1969 along with sister vehicle NNB138. It had a Burlingham RC41F body.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 1971, Rushden
312. PUJ781
Whittle of Highley PUJ781, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Burlingham Seagull body, new to them in April 1958
Photo taken July 2008, Crich Tramway Museum
313. RVA110
Acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B21 but retaining its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number, Baxter, Airdrie 110, RVA110, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham B45F body new in April 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
314. RVA111
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 111, RVA111, seen in Airdrie was an AEC MU3RV Reliance with Burlingham B45F body, one of two new in 1958
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Airdrie
315. RVA111
Acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B22 but retaining its Baxter livery and fleet, Baxter, Airdrie 111, RVA111, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham DP45F body new in April 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
316. SDK827
Yelloway SDK827, an AEC Reliance with Burlingham C41F body, new in June 1958.
Photo taken May 1964, Bloomfield Road parking, Blackpool
317. TNA496
Preserved Manchester 3496, TNA496, a Leyland PD2/40 with Burlingham H37/28R body, new in January 1958
Photo taken Sunday 3 September 2017, Heaton Park
318. TNA497
Manchester 3497, TNA497, seen in George Street, Manchester was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Burlingham H37/28R body new in February 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 16 February 1958, George Street, Manchester
319. TNA499
Manchester 3499, TNA499, seen in George Street, Manchester was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Burlingham H37/28R body new in February 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 16 February 1958, George Street, Manchester
320. TNA511
Manchester 3511, TNA511, a Leyland PD2/40 with Burlingham H37/28R body, new in 1958
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
321. TNA520
A night view taken at the Nocturnal Heart of the Pennines Rally of the sole survivor of the six Leyland Titan PD2/34s with Burlingham bodies that were new as Manchester 3515-20. 3520, TNA520, was fitted initially with an experimental automatic transmission but now has a semi-automatic gearbox. 3518-20 were unique amongst Leyland Titans in having electro-pneumatic gearbox control, more familiar on the Atlantean.
Photo taken Sunday 25 October 1998, Piece Hall, Halifax
322. TNA520
Greater Manchester PTE 3520, TNA520, a Leyland Titan PD2/34 built in 1958 with Burlingham H37/28R bodywork. This had been new to Manchester and was making an appearance at the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken August 1978, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
323. TNA576
Manchester bought both Leyland and Daimler chassis in the fifties. Seen here in 1970 in its SELNEC Central livery is 4576, TNA576, a 1958 Daimler CVG6 with the very upright Burlingham body specified by Manchester.
Photo taken Thursday 12 April 1973, Victoria Station, Manchester
324. WUK19
Wolverhampton Corporation 19, WUK19, a Guy Arab IV with Burlingham FH41/27F body. New in 1958 this was the only one with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1965, Lichfield Street, Wolverhampton
325. YPT286
Northern DT20, YPT286, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Worswick Street, Newcastle
326. YPT288
Sunderland District 288, YPT288, was a Burlingham-bodied Leyland PD3/4 from 1958. Standing next to it is United Autos 151, 451LHN, a Bristol LD6B of 1959.
Photo taken 1972, Hartlepool Bus Station
327. YPT291
Sunderland District 291, YPT291, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork. Operating route 133 Silksworth Vicarage Estate.
Photo taken March 1970, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
328. YPT292
Sunderland District 292, YPT292, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with attractive Burlingham bodywork dates from 1958.
Photo taken 1972, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
329. YPT295
Seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place was Sunderland District 295, YPT295, a Leyland PD3/4 with a Burlingham H41/32RD body new in 1958 which is seen displaying the usual advert on the front.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
330. YPT297
Sunderland District 297, YPT297, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork. The crew relax at West Hartlepool before the return to Newcastle and Sunderland.
Photo taken August 1967, Hartlepool Bus Station
331. YPT298
Sunderland District 298, YPT298, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork. The fading winter sunlight caught this as it waited to go to Newcastle and I was just wondering whether I could still take anything else before the light went completely.
Photo taken November 1969, Bus Station, Sunderland
332. 1293RE
Harper, Heath Hayes 59, 1293RE, was a Guy Arab LUF with a Burlingham C41F body new in July 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964
333. 1294RE
Harper, Heath Hayes 60, 1294RE, a Guy Arab LUF with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body was new in July 1959 and is seen at Ascot on what must have been one of its first journeys.
Photo taken Saturday 18 July 1959, Ascot
334. 1294RE
Harper, Heath Hayes 60, 1294RE, was a Guy Arab LUF with a Burlingham C41F body new in July 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964
335. 76TML
Premier Travel, Cambridge 156, 76TML, an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body had been new in 1959 to Valliant, London W.5.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Haverhill
336. 80JPF
Richmond, Epsom (Epsom Coaches) 80JPF was a brand new Bedford SB1 with a Burlingham Seagull 59 C41F body seen on Ebury Bridge awaiting the start of the the 1959 British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Ebury Bridge, near London Victoria Coach Station
337. 83UME
New in 1959 to Valliant, London W.5 and passing to Premier Travel, Cambridge as number 171 in June 1964, 83UME, seen at Chrishall, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Chrishall
338. 86UME
Premier Travel 157, 86UME en-route from Cambridge to Clacton, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RA with Burlingham "Seagull" C41F body, new in 1959, ex Valiant of Ealing in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
339. CFF750
D C Jones & Sons, Ruabon, CFF750, a Bedford SB1 built in 1959 with Burlingham Seagull C41F bodywork (thank you John Kaye).
Photo taken July 1978, Ruabon
340. GCC3
Grayscroft 1959 Seagull GCC3, a rear view to go with the front views of WLO690
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2007, Duxford
341. KCK879
Southend 317, KCK879 and 318, KCK920 (in Ribble red showing old fleet number 1559), at the works being prepared for service. For just over a year, Southend operated three Burlingham bodied ex Ribble Leyland PD3s on hire from Ensign. They were fitted with Southend destination gear and repainted before entering service.
Photo taken Sunday 24 March 1974, Tunbridge Road Works
342. KCK879
Southend 317, KCK879, seen here in service leaving central Southend on route 1 to Rayleigh
Photo taken May 1975, EN Depot/Bus Station, London Road, Southend
343. KCK879
Rear view of Southend 317, KCK879
Photo taken 1974/5
344. LCK739
Southend 318, LCK739, one of three Burlingham bodied ex Ribble Leyland PD3s on hire from Ensign.
Photo taken 1974/5, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
345. LCK739
Southend Corporation 318, LCK739, Leyland PD3 / Burlingham, ex-Ribble in 1974
Photo taken April 1975, SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
346. LRN63
Ribble 1691, NRN591, a 1960 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with MCW bodywork and alongside ex-Scout of Preston LRN63, a Leyland Titan PD3/3 with Burlingham bodywork dating from 1959. Originally 22 in the Scout fleet it ran as S22 in the Ribble fleet. In 1968 it was renumbered 1975 when the Scout fleet was absorbed into the main Ribble fleet ... Scout had been taken over by Ribble in 1961.
Photo taken 1976, Morecambe
347. MCK370
Ribble 1977, MCK370, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Burlingham H41/31F body, originally new to Scout, Preston as their S24. This makes an interesting comparison with Ribble's own more familiar and much more numerous PD3/4's with full-fronted bodies by the same builder.
Photo taken Summer 1971, Blackpool
348. MCK371
Rare bird by 1973, Ribble 1978, MCK371 was new to the independent Scout, Preston company in January 1959 as 25. December 1961 saw Scout retained as a separate subsidiary by new owner Ribble, and the Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Burlingham H41/31F body became S25 until full absorption in October 1968.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, adjacent to Chorlton Street Bus Station, Manchester
349. UDK312
Premier Travel, Cambridge 179, UDK312 seen at Chrishall was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body which had been new to Yelloway, Rochdale in 1959 and which was acquired in January 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Chrishall
350. UVA115
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 115, UVA115. a 1959 Burlingham B45F bodied AEC 2MU3RV Reliance seen in Coatbridge
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Church Street, Coatbridge
351. UVA115
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 115, UVA115, an AEC 2MU3RV Reliance with Burlingham B45F body new in 1959 was seen in Airdrie
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1970, Airdrie
352. UVA115
Seen in Main Street, Coatbridge is Baxter, Airdrie 115, UVA115, an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham B45F body new in September 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
353. UVA116
Baxter, Airdrie 116, UVA116, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham DP41F body new in June 1959 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B26 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
354. UVE333
Premier Travel, Cambridge 114, UVE333 was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull VII C41F body new in July 1959, so was less than five days old when John photographed it.
Photo taken Sunday 5 July 1959, Harston depot
355. VUF926
Southdown 26, VUF926, was a Commer Avenger IV with a Burlingham C35F body new in March 1959 which was seen at Wembley Stadium. It was the first of fifteen new in March and April.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Wembley Stadium
356. VUF929
Southdown entered 29, VUF929, a Burlingham C35F bodied Commer Avenger IV in the British Coach Rally. It is seen here in Sutherland Street before starting its journey from Victoria Coach Station to Brighton.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
357. VUF930
Southdown 30, VUF930, a 1959 built Commer 'Avenger' IV with Burlingham 'Seagull' C35C coachwork built primarily for local excursion work.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Royal Parade, Eastbourne
358. VUF931
Southdown 31, VUF931, was a Commer Avenger IV with a Burlingham C35F body new in March 1959 which was seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Wembley Stadium
359. WFG192
Baddeley, Holmfirth 66, WFG192, was a Ford Thames 570E with a Burlingham Seagull 59 C41F body which had been new in June 1959 to Fleming, Anstruther.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
360. WFH26
Seen on Madeira Drive at Brighton and sure to win the first prize in the beauty parade in the British Coach Rally was this Burlingham Seagull 59 C41F bodied Ford 570E, WFH26, from Ivory, Tetbury.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Madeira Drive, Brighton
361. WLO690
Possibly the ugliest body built by Burlingham, was the Seagull 59, here carried by Thomas, West Ewell WLO690, one of two Bedford SB8s new to him in 1959. It is seen here at Teddington Station on a railway replacement service.
Photo taken October 1964, Teddington Station
362. WWX671
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan) WWX671, a Guy Arab IV with Burlingham body, built in 1959.
Photo taken 1968, Armthorpe Depot
363. WWX671
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd) WWX671, a Guy Arab IV with Burlingham H41/31F bodywork which was new in 1959. It was withdrawn in 1975.
Photo taken c. 1973, Churchgate, Doncaster
364. WWX671
Morgan (t/a Blue Line), Armthorpe WWX671 was a Guy Arab IV 6LW with a Burlingham H41/31F body new in July 1959 which was seen on the stand in Churchgate, Doncaster.
Photo taken Sunday 6 September 1959, Christ Church, Doncaster
365. WWX671
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan), Armthorpe WWX671, a Guy Arab IV with Burlingham H41/31F body, new in 1959.
Photo taken Aug/Sept 197?, Blue Line's Garage, Armthorpe
366. XWY724
Baddeley Bros., Huddersfield 59, XWY724, seen at Wembley Stadium was a Bedford SB3 with a Burlingham Seagull 59 C41F body new in May 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
367. 256GRR
East Midland C256, 256GRR, seen at Victoria Coach Station was a Burlingham Seagull 70 C37F bodied Leyland L2 Leopard, new the previous October.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
368. 3759FH
Valley Motor Services, Bishop's Castle acquired 3759FH in May 1970 from Glevum, Glloucester. It was a Ford 570E with a Burlingham Seagull 60 C41F body new in 1960 and is seen in Shrewsbury.
Photo taken early 1971, Barker Street Bus Station, Shrewsbury
369. 5704PT
Martindale of Ferryhill 5704PT, a Bedford SB1 with Burlingham Seagull 60 bodywork built in 1960.
Photo taken November 1970, Martindale's Garage off Durham Road, Ferryhill
370. 5875W
Calderdale J.O.C. 305, 5875W, a Burlingham DP41F bodied Leyland Leopard L1, which was new to the Sheffield J.O.C. "C" fleet in 1960, as fleet no. 1175. It then passed to Hebble, fleet number 160.
Photo taken early 1971, Halifax Road, Shelf
371. 5875W
Calderdale 305, 5875W, a Leyland Leopard/Burlingham, new to Sheffield J.O.C. "C" fleet in 1960 as fleet no. 1175.
Photo taken summer of 1972, Crossfield Bus Station
372. 5875W
New in 1960 as Sheffield Joint Omnibus Committee 1175, 5875W was a Leyland L1 Leopard with Burlingham DP41F body which was acquired by Halifax Joint Omnibus Committee and numbered 305.
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, parking adjacent to Crossfield Bus Station
373. 5876W
Hebble 657, 5876W, a Leyland Leopard L1 with Burlingham DP41F body. New to Sheffield JOC 'C' fleet as 1176 in 1960, it passed to the 'B' fleet in 1967 as 3076, becoming Hebble's 161 in early 1970, being renumbered 657 later that year.
Photo taken February 1971, Somewhere on Stiperden Moor between Mereclough and Blackshaw Head!
374. 5877W
Sheffield 'B' fleet 1177, 5877W, was a Burlingham-bodied Leyland Leopard dating from 1960. Behind it is 1156, 3156WE, the now preserved Roe-bodied PD3.
Photo taken circa 1964, Chapelgate, Retford
375. 5878W
Yorkshire Woollen District 293, 5878W, a Leyland Leopard L1 with Burlingham DP41F body, new to Sheffield JOC 'C' fleet (1178, later 3078) in 1960.
Photo taken early 1970, Longcauseway Bus Parking Ground, Dewsbury
376. 5879W
Burlingham DP41F bodied Leyland L1 Leopard 5879W was number 309 in the Calderdale fleet having been acquired by Halifax Joint Omnibus Committee from Yorkshire Woollen District 294 in 1971.
Photo taken Friday 21 April 1972, Great Albion Street/St. James Road, Halifax
377. 5906W
Seen turning into the loading bays at Pond Street Bus Station in Sheffield is Sheffield 1306, 5906W, the first of four such buses new in 1960 in the 'B' fleet owned jointly by the Railways and the Corporation. They were Leyland L1 Leopards with Burlingham DP41F bodies and five similar buses were supplied to the Railway owned 'C' fleet as numbers 1175-1179. 1306 was renumbered to 1006 in 1967 and withdrawn in 1971, passing to Hulley, Baslow in March 1972.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Pond Street Bus Station
378. 5907W
Sheffield Corporation 1007, 5907W, a Leyland Leopard L1 with Burlingham DP41F body, new (as 1307) in 1960.
Photo taken March 1971, Skircoat Road, Halifax
379. 829ENN
Barton, Chilwell 829, 829ENN, was a Bedford SB1 with a Burlingham Seagull C41F body new in May 1960 and was seen in the Bus Station at Peterborough.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Peterborough Bus Station
380. 85UME
A line up on the last evening of use of King’s Cross Coach Station, Pentonville Road comprising Jennings, Clare 936GMH; Morley, West Row CCF468C and Premier Travel, Cambridge 85UME.
Photo taken Sunday 31 October 1965, Pentonville Road Coach Station, London Kings Cross
381. 9105RE
9105RE was a Ford Thames was a 570E model with a Burlingham Seagull 60 C41F body and was number 5 in the Green Bus, Rugeley fleet having been new to them in March 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
382. BSD266
Carmichael, Glenboig (t/a Highland) BSD266 was a Leyland PS1 with a Burlingham B35F body new in January 1948 to Western S.M.T. and was acquired by Carmichael by July 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
383. HJC444
Previously operated by Creams of Llandudno, HJC444 is a Ford Thames 570E with Burlingham C41F coachwork, new in 1960, is seen here with Bassett Coachways of Tittensor, Staffordshire. it had been re-powered with a Leyland O400 unit.
Photo taken Friday 1 June 1979, Depot, Tittensor
384. OCS108
A rather distant shot of Western SMT D1574, OCS108, a 1960 Leyland Titan PD3/3 with Burlingham body heading to Eaglesham from Glasgow.
Photo taken Wednesday 18 October 1972, Clyde Street, Glasgow
385. TKU770
Atkinson, Morebattle, TKU770, a Bedford SB built in 1960 with Burlingham Seagull 60 bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Morebattle
386. XWO911
Burlingham bodied Leyland Leopard L1 XWO911 delivered new to Hills of Tredegar on 3rd June 1960. This was the first Burlingham bus bodied Leopard built and the first Leopard delivered to a U.K. independent operator and has been restored in Hills livery by Wayne Roberts & Jim Rees of the Pontypool Bus & Coach preservation Society.
Photo taken August 2010, near Brecon, Powys
387. YWA271
Burlingham C37C bodied AEC Reliance 271, YWA271, of Sheffield United Tours outside the garage at Charlotte Road.
Photo taken Saturday 26 October 1963, Charlotte Road Garage, Sheffield
388. 2521PT
Sunderland District 321, 2521PT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1961 with Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
389. 257GRR
East Midland C257, 257GRR, a Leyland L2T Leopard with a Burlingham Seagull 70 C37F body, new in May 1961, is unloading at the Coliseum Bus Station in Blackpool.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
390. EFT551
Northern General 2354, EFT551, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1961 with Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1971, North Burns, Chester-le-Street
391. VCH241
Suir Valley Services, Fiddown, Eire, RIP524, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1961 with Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1975, Waterford
392. VRD183
Teesside Municipal Transport T292 and T288, VRD183 and VRD192, Sunbeam F4A trolleybuses with Burlingham H38/30F bodies new to Reading Corporation in 1961.
Photo taken c. 1970, TMT South Bank Depot
393. VRD184
Teesside Municipal Transport 9, VRD184, a Sunbeam F4A from 1961 with Burlingham H38/30F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1970, TMT South Bank Depot
394. VRD185
Teesside trolley 10, VRD185, a 1961 Sunbeam F4A with Burlingham front entrance bodywork, new as Reading 185 in 1961, seen at the 50 year celebrations in November 1969
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1969, Birchington Avenue, Whale Hill, Old Lackenby
395. VRD185
Another view of Teesside trolley 10, VRD185, a 1961 Sunbeam F4A with Burlingham front entrance bodywork, new as Reading 185 in 1961, seen at the 50 year celebrations in November 1969
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1969, Market Street, off Normanby Road wires, South Bank
396. VRD185
Another view of Teesside trolley 10, VRD185, outside South Bank depot, a 1961 Sunbeam F4A with Burlingham front entrance bodywork, new as Reading 185 in 1961, seen at the 50 year celebrations in November 1969
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1969, TMT South Bank Depot
397. VRD185
A fourth view of Teesside trolley 10, VRD185, a 1961 Sunbeam F4A with Burlingham front entrance bodywork, new as Reading 185 in 1961, seen at the 50 year celebrations in November 1969
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1969, Whitworth Road, Grangetown Square
398. VRD185
The last day of Reading Corporation trolleybus operation on the 4th November 1968, VRD185 fleet No 185 displaying appropriate stickers on the side.
Photo taken Monday 4 November 1968, Broad Street, Reading
399. VRD186
Preserved in the guise of Teesside T291, with commemorative final day lettering, VRD186, a 1961 Burlingham bodied Sunbeam F4A, was new to Reading Corporation as its 186.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
400. VRD186
Former Reading 186, VRD186, dated from July 1961 and was one of five Sunbeam F4As with Burlingham H38/30F bodies which were controversially purchased by Teesside Municipal Transport in January 1969. At the last minute TMT tried to pull out of the deal and purchase shorter trolleys from Bournemouth instead but Reading insisted on the deal going through. Their time on Teesside was unhappy, one only seeing three months' use; they suffered from mechanical problems and their extra length made turning at North Ormesby tricky.
Photo taken 1969, Smeaton Street, North Ormesby
401. VRD186
Teesside Municipal Transport, T291, VRD186, is the preserved ex-Reading Sunbeam with Burlingham body. It is seen in ex-service condition, during its early stages of preservation.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, St Leger Bus Rally, Doncaster
402. VRD188
Oops, every trolleybus crew's nightmare, Reading Corporation 188, VRD188, a Sunbeam F4A with Burlingham H68F body new in 1961 depoled at Cemetery Junction Reading.
Photo taken Monday 19 February 1968, London Road, Cemetery Junction
403. WAW345
Moreton, Nuneaton 10, WAW345, seen at Wembley Stadium was a Bedford SB1 with a Burlingham Seagull 61 C41F body which had been new to Whittle, Highley in January 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
404. WAW359
BRIMS (Tyneside contractor) 193 WAW359, a Bedford SB1 built in 1961 with Burlingham Seagull 61 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1972, Hemlington building site, Middlesbrough
405. 152ANR
Wolsey, Stockton-on-Tees, 152ANR, a Bedford SB3 built in 1962 with Burlingham Seagull 62 C41F bodywork. Formerly with Leeming Motor Co, it had been new to Gee of Lutterworth.
Photo taken September 1972, Thornaby (near the BR depot)
406. 19WPP
19WPP, seen at Ascot, was a Bedford SB5 with a Burlingham Gannet C41F new to Buckmaster, Leighton Buzzard in Apri 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
407. 426EYO
426EYO, seen at Wembley, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F body. It had been new in July 1962 in the Orange Luxury Coaches, London S.W.9 fleet of George Ewer, but is seen here with Gulley, Newport.
Photo taken Saturday 27 May 1972, Wembley Stadium
408. 672CVA
Primrose Coaches (Graham), Winlaton Mill, 672CVA, a Ford Thames Trader 570E built in 1962 with Burlingham Seagull 62 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1972, Redcar Racecourse
409. 797XTC
Churchill, Ross-on-Wye 797XTC was a Bedford SB5 with a Burlingham Gannet C41F body which had been new to Ingram & Evans, Kearsley in March 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 14 July 1973, Kew Green, near Kew Gardens
410. 932DVA
Morlais, Merthyr 932DVA had been new to Irvine, Salsburgh in 1962. It was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F body which was seen at Ascot racecourse.
Photo taken Saturday 19 June 1965, Ascot Racecourse
411. YSF242
Eastern Scottish bought this AEC Reliance in 1962. B11, YSF242, carries the relatively rare Burlingham Seagull 70 body.
Photo taken October 1971, St. Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh