SCT '61 Photo Index
Crossley
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1. CVR760
1936 Crossley Mancunian with Metro-Cammell framed Crossley H28/24R body, former Manchester 558, CVR760.
Photo taken late 1981, Greenfield, Saddleworth
2. EKM395
Maidstone Corporation 41, EKM395, a 1937 all-Crossley Mancunian 48-seater, which survived until 1955.
Photo taken 1953, Maidstone Depot
3. CAK637
Bradford 637, CAK637, was a 1938 AEC with 1952 Crossley re-body seen outside Saltaire depot that had a small extra allocation for peak services and seen here for this purpose are two Crossley re-bodies.
Photo taken Saltaire Depot
4. EVR359
Manchester 2779, EVR359, Crossley Mancunian with Crossley H28/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station alongside 3301.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
5. FXJ320
Seen at Barlow Moor Road is Manchester 3939, FXJ320, a Leyland TD5 with Crossley H28/26R body on Metro Cammell frames. It was new in December 1939 as 939 and was renumbered in the 1946 scheme to separate different chassis makes into blocks.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Princess Road, West Didsbury
6. FXJ320
Manchester 3624 and 3939, UNB624 and FXJ320 seen at Barlow Moor Road. 3624 was a relatively new Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with a Metro-Cammell H44/33F body whilst 3939 was a somewhat older Leyland TD5 with a Crossley H28/26R body.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Princess Road, West Didsbury
7. GNA401
Manchester 3962, GNA401, Leyland TD5 - Crossley H28/26R (on Metro Cammell frames) at Warwick Road, Old Trafford on a football service. New in February 1940 as 962 it became 3962 after the war and was withdrawn in March 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 19 October 1957, Warwick Road, Old Trafford
8. GNA405
Manchester 3966, GNA405, seen in Piccadilly Bus Station operating on the Styal route was one of a batch of thirty-one Leyland TD5s with H28/26R Crossley bodies on Metro Cammell frames new in 1940. It had been new as 966, being renumbered as a result of the scheme introduced in 1946.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1960, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
9. GNA454
A poor shot of Manchester 3380, GNA454, a 1940 Leyland TD5 with an H28/26R Crossley body on Metro Cammell frames which was the only pre-war bus to be spray painted into the red livery, thus becoming the only one to have a red roof. New as 1380 it became 3380 in 1946 as a result of the renumbering scheme.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1960, Piccadilly, Manchester
10. GNB1
Manchester 3392, GNB1, a Leyland TD5 with Crossley H28/26R body (on Metro Cammell frames) in Albert Square. This was one of a batch of 33 delivered in the early part of 1940. New as 1370-1402 they became 3370-3402 in the renumbering.
Photo taken Thursday 29 March 1956, Albert Square
11. GNC57
Manchester 4259, GNC57, a 1940 Daimler COG5 with Crossley H28/26R body seen in May 1959 at Cheetham Hill Road on a short working to Brooks's Bar on the 53 service from Cheetham Hill Road to Old Trafford.
Photo taken Saturday 23 May 1959, Cheetham Hill Road
12. GNA87
Manchester 1169 and 1167, GNA 87 and GNA85, Crossley TDD4s with Crossley H28/26R bodies, new in 1941, seen in Portland Street at the terminus of the routes from Ashton and Stalybridge in May 1959.
Photo taken Friday 15 May 1959, Portland Street, Manchester
13. JA7603
Stockport 203, JA7603, was one of two Crossley Mancunians with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1941 and is seen joining Wellington Road from Heaton Lane having just left the depot in the right background.
Photo taken Wednesday 12 February 1958, Wellington Road, Stockport
14. BWH128
Turning into Moor Lane bus station is Bolton 314, BWH128, one of the eight Crossley DD42/3s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1946, the other sixty-seven of the order having bodies by Cravens.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
15. EN8534
Harkins of Glasgow EN8534, formerly Bury Corporation 100, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R bodywork new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1959, Polmadie, Glasgow
16. EN8535
Bury Corporation 101, EN8535, was a Crossley DD42/3 with a Crossley H30/26R body seen operating a football special service in Bury. It is being followed by a similar bus from the Bolton fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
17. GNF849
Manchester 2919, GNF849, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1946
Photo taken Friday 15 May 1959, Portland Street, Manchester
18. JA7627
Stockport Corporation 227, JA7627, a 1946 Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body
Photo taken Friday 24 April 1959, St. Peter's Square, Stockport
19. JUB727
Leeds 701, JUB727, was numbered 27 when it entered service in August 1946, becoming 701 in November 1948. It was the only Crossley DD42/3 to serve Leeds and had a Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 3 November 1956, Dib Lane, Leeds
20. JUB727
Leeds 701, JUB727, the solitary Crossley DD42/3 new in 1946 with Crossley H30/26R body seen in Leeds Bus Station. This was one of the few Leeds buses to have painted engine covers in the days of exposed radiators.
Photo taken Friday 3 June 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
21. BBV314
Blackburn 4, BBV314, Leyland PS1 with Crossley B32F body, one of five new in 1947
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Blackburn Station
22. BBV314
A colour shot of Blackburn 4, BBV314, Leyland PS1 with Crossley B32F body, one of five new in 1947
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Blackburn Garage
23. DJY962
Say, Gloucester acquired two Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 from Plymouth and DJY962 is seen at Say's garage in Gloucester
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
24. GR9007
Preserved ex-Sunderland Corporation 13, GR9007, Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2007, Duxford
25. GR9007
Rear view of preserved ex-Sunderland Corporation 13, GR9007, Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2007, Duxford
26. GR9007
Seen at the Clacton Transport Fair and Running Day is Sunderland Corporation Crossley 13, GR9007, carrying the usual massive “Shop at Binns” advert.
Photo taken Sunday 2 June 2013, Clacton Shopping Village
27. GR9007
Sunderland all Crossley DD42/3 13, GR9007, built 1947, one of the visiting vehicles in service at the Ipswich Transport Museum Winter Warmer event.
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013, Ipswich Transport Museum
28. HTF569
Lancaster 569, HTF569, a Crossley DD42/5 with Crossley H30/26R body new in 1947 on driver training duties.
Photo taken December 1965, Lancaster Bus Station
29. JRA635
Chesterfield Corporation 48, JRA635, Leyland Tiger PS1 with Crossley bodywork, new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, at Meadowhall Rally, Sheffield
30. JWJ739
Sheffield A 239, JWJ739, was one of six Crossley SD42/3s with Crossley B32R bodies delivered in July 1947, having been ordered by Chesterfield Corporation and diverted to Sheffield. After withdrawal in 1958 it was used for driver tuition and numbered M19 and is seen here in the Pond Street parking area on these duties.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Pond Street Bus Park
31. KWA774
Sheffield 574, KWA774, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Thursday 15 May 1958, Midland Station
32. LNU952
Chesterfield 74, LNU952, a Crossley L26/26R bodied Crossley DD42/5 with the Maltese Cross badge on the radiator.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Elder Way, Chesterfield
33. LNU963
This Crossley DD42/5 with Crossley L26/26R body registered LNU963 was 150 in the Chesterfield fleet and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
34. NRA707
Chesterfield Corporation single deck NRA 707, a Crossley B35R bodied Crossley SD42/7.
Photo taken 1963, Chesterfield
35. BCB340
Blackburn bought several batches of both double and single deck buses with Crossley bodywork in the late 1940s. 7, BCB340, is a Leyland Tiger PS1 with 34 seat rear entrance body.
Photo taken 1998, at Piece Hall, Halifax
36. BCB340
A rear view of preserved former Blackburn Corporation 7, BCB340, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Crossley B32F body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
37. BCB341
Blackburn 8, BCB341, Leyland PS1 with Crossley B32F body, one of five new in 1948, on the bus park at Blackburn. It was not withdrawn until 1967 when it passed to a Liverpool school.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Blackburn
38. EKU523
Bradford had only six Crossleys and the last of them 523, EKU523, a DD42/7 with Crossley's own bodywork new in 1948 with H30/26R body but reseated to H32/26R in 1956, was caught here in Union Street.
Photo taken Friday 26 April 1957, Union Street, Bradford
39. EO8795
McGregor, Saltcoats (Clyde Coast), acquired EO8795 from Barrow Corporation 108 in September 1958. It was a Crossley DD42/4 with a Crossley H32/26R body new in November 1948. It was one of five acquired from Barrow, two DD42/5s in February 1957 and three DD42/4s in September 1958.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 June 1963, Princes Street, Ardrossan
40. FNM105
Luton 105, FNM105, was a Crossley DD42/5T with a Crossley L27/26R body and was one of nine new in 1948/9. The Turbo transmitter was replaced by a conventional clutch and crash gearbox in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1960, presumably the Town Centre Library Terminus, Luton
41. FNM106
Luton Corporation 1948 Crossley DD42 with Crossley bodywork, 106, FNM106, on service 6 Luton Library. I do not remember seeing many Crossleys at all in the south, but they seemed antiquated compared to London Transport's RTs also running in Luton. The Corporation bought 29 such Crossleys between 1946 and 1949, with Leyland Titans, Leyland-Albion Lowlanders and later Dennis Lolines and Bristol RE being acquired before being taken over by United Counties on 4th January 1970.
Photo taken October 1960, presumably the Town Centre Library Terminus, Luton
42. FYS163
Glasgow A63, FYS163, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Crossley H30/26R body is seen at the Bath Street/West Nile Street junction in Glasgow. It was one of fifty new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 10 April 1960, Bath Street/West Nile Street, Glasgow
43. GVR192
Manchester 2098, GVR192, a Crossley DD42/4 with a Crossley H32/26R body is seen in Wythenshawe Road.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1960, Wythenshawe Road, Manchester
44. JND769
Manchester Corporation 2128, JND769, a 1948 Crossley DD42/7S with Crossley H32/26R body
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
45. JND964
Manchester 2962, JND964, Crossley DD42/5 - Crossley H32/26R at Chorlton-cum-Hardy.
Photo taken Saturday 2 November 1957, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy
46. MNW703
The crew take a rest on the seat opposite the Traveller's Rest at Hill Top, the Whingate terminus of the service from Seacroft (South Parkway), whilst a man in a top hat strolls past. Seen on the first day of the route, MNW703, Leeds 703, was one of twenty Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7s new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1956, Hill Top Terminus, Whingate
47. MNW705
Seen here operating a route on which the Crossleys were regular performers is MNW705, Leeds 705, one of twenty Crossley DD42/7s fitted with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1948. They ran regularly on services 67 (Dib Lane) and 68 (Foundry Lane) from the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 April 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
48. MNW705
Leeds 705, MNW705 was one of their all-Crossley DD42/7s.
Photo taken c.1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
49. MNW706
Leeds 706, MNW706, seen at the Bailey's Lane terminus at Seacroft, was one of twenty Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1948. This was at the new North Parkway terminus, an extension along North Parkway as far as Bailey's Lane introduced in October 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 25 March 1956, North Parkway, Seacroft
50. MNW718
Leeds Crossley DD42/7 numbered 718, MNW718, reverses off the parking stand ready for a journey to Horsforth on route 50, a service normally operated by Headingley garage whilst 718 was from the Seacroft garage on the other side of the city.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
51. NRA707
NRA707, a Crossley B35R bodied Crossley SD42/7, was number 7 in the Chesterfield fleet and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
52. NRA708
Chesterfield all Crossley SD42/7 35 seater built in 1948,fleet no. 8, NRA708. BBF 5 East Midlands area shows the buses as being fleet numbers 1-17, but only ten were shown in service at publication (May 1960).
Photo taken Monday 30 August 1971, Crich Tramway Museum
53. CBV425
Blackburn 125, CBV425, Guy Arab III with Crossley H30/26R body, one of twenty new in 1949. Two of them remained in service until 1973 but 125 was withdrawn in 1971.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Blackburn Station
54. CBV425
A remarkable survivor as a driver trainer, long after its brethren had departed to the "great scrapyard in the sky" (more likely Barnsley !). Blackburn Corporation Transport No. 125 CBV425, is a Crossley H30/26R bodied Guy Arab Mk.III (6LW), new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot, Blackburn
55. CBV431
Ex-Blackburn Corporation 131, CBV431, a Guy Arab III with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Summer 1973, Beachy Head lay-by, near Eastbourne
56. CBV433
Blackburn 133, CBV433, Guy Arab with Crossley H30/26R body, one of twenty new in 1949, at the Garage. This one lasted until 1973 and was then sold for preservation.
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Blackburn Garage
57. CBV433
Blackburn Corporation 133, CBV433, a 1949 Guy Arab 111 6LW with a Crossley H30/26R body on the A685 near Winton during the Brough & Kirkby Stephen Rally on April 19th 2014. It was bowling along towards Kirkby Stephen at it's top speed of 33mph at the time.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 2014, A685 near Winton
58. CBV433
Blackburn 133, CBV433, a 1949 Guy Arab III with Crossley bodwork loads in Kirkby Stephen on its way to Kirkby Stephen railway station. Crossley unlike Leyland were more than happy to build bodies on chassis other than their own.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2014, Kirkby Stephen
59. CBV433
Blackburn 133, CBV433, is the magnificently preserved Guy Arab III with a Crossley body, dating from 1949. It now sports this smart lined-out livery and was used on Skipton town circular services during the 10th Yorkshire Dales Bus Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2015, Skipton Bus Station
60. CBV435
Blackburn 135, CBV435, Guy Arab III with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1949
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Blackburn Station
61. CBV435
Blackburn 135, CBV435, a Guy Arab III with Crossley H30/26R body, one of twenty new in 1949, photographed in its last year in service.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Station
62. DBN978
Former Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
63. DBN978
Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32F body, new in 1949. This bus survived longer than its sisters by being transferred to the Welfare Department (as seen) and was later preserved.
Photo taken 1966, Bolton
64. DBN978
Bolton Crossley No 8, DBN978
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2010, at Open Day, Rigby Road Tram Depot, Blackpool
65. DBN978
Preserved 1949 Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32R body
Photo taken Saturday 10 August 2013, at Hanging Gate Pub, Diggle
66. DBN978
Bolton 8, DBN978, an all Crossley single decker of 1949. Photograph taken at Tram Remise Lekstraat Amsterdam at approximately midday. This was part of a trip over 5 days and later in the afternoon I drove the bus accross Amsterdam centre in the evening rush to the Diamond Museum. The following day the bus attended a bus rally in Noordwijk along with a few other preserved British buses and many local buses including a number of Royal Tiger Worldmasters.
Photo taken Thursday 13 May 2004, Amsterdam, Nederland
67. EBK572
Portsmouth Corporation 35, EBK572, one of 29 all-Crossley DD42/7T new in 1949 and disposed of by 1967.
Photo taken 1965, Edinburgh Road, Portsmouth
68. EBK585
Portsmouth 52, EBK585, was a Crossley DD42/7T with Crossley H28/24R body new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, The Hard, Portsmouth
69. GVR320
Manchester 4018, GVR320, a 1949 Daimler CVG5/Crossley H32/26R in the revised livery travels down Lower Mosley Street on a short working to Wythenshawe Park in May 1959
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Lower Mosley Street
70. JND791
Preserved Manchester 2150, JND791, a Crossley DD42/8S with Crossley H32/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
71. JND791
Manchester 2150, JND791, is a preserved all-Crossley DD42/8s built in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1977, Bradford Interchange
72. KNA601
Seen travelling along a deserted Piccadilly was Manchester 2161, KNA601, a Crossley DD42/8S with a Crossley H32/26R body new in July 1949. This was the second in the last batch of Crossleys for Manchester which had fleet numbers 2160 to 2219.
Photo taken Sunday 23 February 1958, Piccadilly, Manchester
73. KNA623
Manchester 2183, KNA623, seen at Levenshulme (Lloyd Road) was a Crossley H32/26R bodied Crossley DD42/8S new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 8 March 1958, Lloyd Road, Levenshulme
74. KNA654
Manchester 2214, KNA654, Crossley DD42/8S with Crossley H32/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station. The third batch of Crossleys delivered after the war consisted of sixty vehicles (2160-2219) and 2214-2219 were fitted with saloon heaters (not common at that date).
Photo taken Saturday 2 November 1957, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
75. KTD378
Darwen 42, KTD378, was a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body, seen at Darwen (Circus).
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Darwen Circus
76. LWB298
Sheffield A 598, LWB298, was delivered to Sheffield in January 1949 and was one of four Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies which had been ordered by Liverpool.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Blonk Street
77. LWB299
Sheffield A 599, LWB299, was delivered to Sheffield in January 1949 and was one of four Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies which had been ordered by Liverpool.
Photo taken Thursday 15 May 1958, Pond Street Bus Station
78. MNW702
Leeds 702 and 710, MNW702/710, were both all-Crossley DD42/7's with H30/26R bodies dating from 1949.
Photo taken 1962, Torre Road Depot
79. MNW708
Leeds 708, MNW708, was a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body and was seen at the Foundry Lane terminus of route 68 from the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 28 September 1959, Foundry Lane, Leeds
80. MNW711
Leeds City Transport 711 and 706, MNW711 and MNW706, were both Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R dating from 1949.
Photo taken 1962, Sovereign Street Yard, Leeds
81. MNW715
Leeds in common with many operators bought Crossley chassis in the immediate post war period. 715, MNW715, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley bodywork in the postwar blue Leeds livery in Leeds bus station.
Photo taken c.1950, Leeds Central Bus Station
82. MNW719
Leeds 719, MNW719, was one of their all-Crossley DD42/7s. At the time, I was fixated by these Crossleys and somehow thought this early attempt at a flash photo would be worthwhile.
Photo taken c.1962, Dib Lane, Leeds
83. MNW721
Leeds 721, MNW721, the last of a batch of 20 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R bodies, entered service in February 1949 is seen here at Bramley Station on its way to Half Mile Lane. The bus was withdrawn from service in July 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 June 1955, Bramley Station
84. MNW721
Leeds 721, MNW721, the last of the batch of twenty Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R body enters Leeds Bus Station with an unusual working on route 77, normally operated by Leyland bodied PD2s as seen on the left.
Photo taken Saturday 29 October 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
85. NRA708
Chesterfield 8, NRA708, is a preserved all-Crossley SD42/7 of 1949, seen here at the St Leger Bus Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, Doncaster
86. ERD154
Reading 85, ERD154, is a preserved all-Crossley DD42/8 with an L26/26RD body, dating from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, Doncaster
87. ERD161
Reading 92, ERD161, was one of twelve Crossley DD42/8s with Crossley L26/26RD bodies new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Blagrave Street, Reading
88. ERD163
Reading Corporation 94, ERD163, and 85, ERD154, Crossley DD42/8 with Crossley L52RD body new in 1950
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 1964, Mill Lane Depot
89. FBU827
Oldham 368, FBU827, was a Crossley DD42/8S new in July 1950. It had a Crossley H30/26R body and lasted to become Oldham's last non-Leyland bus at the end of 1967. It was the subject of an early preservation project and passed to the Buckley Wells Bus Enthusiasts (later the Crossley Omnibus Society) after withdrawal.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Rochdale Town Hall
90. FBU827
The recent discussions about Derby 27 have prompted me to submit the above photo. The occasion was thee collection of Derby 111 for preservation. We had travelled down in Oldham Crossley 368 (FBU827) seen on the left, to collect 111 (CRC911), the chassis number of which is but three different from that of 368. John Horrocks was the Engineer at Derby at the time and he posed his CVD6 27 (ACH627) in the line as well as what was at the time a training bus, the ex-Coventry COG5 47 (EVC244).
Photo taken Sunday 29 November 1970, Derby Corporation depot, Ascot Drive
91. JOJ489
Birmingham City Transport bought huge numbers of new buses in the early post war years. 2489, JOJ489, is a 1950 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley bodywork to Birmingham's standard design.
Photo taken 1996, at Heart of the Pennines Rally, Halifax
92. JOJ489
Birmingham 2489, JOJ489, a Crossley DD42/6 with a Crossley H30/24R body, new in 1950
Photo taken 1996, Manchester Musuem of Science & Industry
93. LTC771
Ashton-under-Lyne 77, LTC771, a Crossley TDD42/2 with Crossley H30/26R body turns from its terminus in Portland Street into Aytoun Street on its way to Stalybridge in May 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Portland Street, Manchester
94. EDB575
Preserved Stockport Corporation 321, EDB575, a 1951 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body
Photo taken Saturday 17 May 2008, Manchester Museum of Transport
95. EDB575
Preserved Stockport 321, EDB575, a 1951 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body, seen on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken c.1969, Hollins Hill, Baildon
96. EDB575
Another view of three ex-Stockport Corporation vehicles from the Manchester Museum of Transport making a tour of former Stockport routes. Closest to the camera is 1951 Crossley/Crossley 321, EDB575, in front is 1969 East Lancs/Leyland PD3 91, MJA891G and leading the line up is 1951 Leyland/Leyland PD2 308, EDB562,
Photo taken May 1997, St. Petersgate
97. EDB575
Stockport 321, EDB575, is the since-preserved Crossley. Was it preserved when seen or still in service?
Photo taken 1969, Heaton Lane Depot
98. EDB578
Stockport 324, EDB 578, Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 in George Street, Manchester adjacent to Piccadilly Gardens.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 January 1958, George Street, Manchester
99. EDB975
With the Crossley factory within the borough boundary, Stockport not unnaturally supported local industry when buying buses. 321, EDB975, dates from 1951 and is a Crossley DD42/7 with bodywork by the chassis builder.
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
100. GET508
Rotherham Corporation 208, GET508, last numerically of a batch of six Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies, new in 1951.
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1964, Rotherham
101. GWN816
Southport Corporation 116, GWM816, a 1951 Crossley SD42/7 with a Crossley B32F body at Brough during the 2014 Brough & Kirkby Stephen Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 2014, Brough
102. JOJ489
A rear view of preserved former Birmingham C.T. 2489, JOJ489, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/24R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
103. JVU746
Manchester 1241, JVU746, Crossley TDD64/1 with Crossley H36/30R body was from a batch of sixteen delivered in 1951 which were used mainly on peak hour duties. This batch represented the only post war 6-wheel Crossley trolleybuses built.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 October 1957, Aytoun Street
104. JVU758
In 1951 Manchester Corporation Transport took delivery of the only Crossley TDD64 chassis built, complete with Crossley H36/30R 8-feet wide bodywork, numbered 1240 to 1255 JVU745-760. 1253 JVU758 is seen in Miller Street on 23 April 1959 on service 213 to Greenhays.
Photo taken Thursday 23 April 1959, Miller Street
105. SVW451
Colchester 6, SVW451, the first of a pair of Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken February 1966, Colchester Bus Station
106. HET510
Rotherham Corporation 210, HET510, a 1952 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Bridge Street, Rotherham
107. HET513
Rotherham Corporation 213, HET513, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body, built in 1952. This bus is now preserved.
Photo taken 1968, Main Street, Rotherham
108. HET513
Rotherham 213, HET513, is the now-preserved Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body dating from 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Westgate, Rotherham
109. JOJ799
Birmingham CT 2799, JOJ799, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R body of 1952, on the route from Hamstead to Yardley, one of a very small number of routes in Birmingham which ran across the city via the centre.
Photo taken 1970, Hamstead Road/Villa Road, Handsworth
110. JOJ823
West Midlands PTE 2823, JOJ823, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1952 with Crossley H30/25R bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham 22 years earlier and still looked in good condition.
Photo taken August 1974, Dudley Bus Station
111. JOJ897
West Midlands P.T.E. 2897, JOJ897, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R body, new to Birmingham City Transport in 1952.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Worcester Streeet, Birmingham
112. OTD575
Darwen 44, OTD575, a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body was seen in Darwen.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Market Street, Darwen
113. TVX496
Colchester Corporation 8, TVX496, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H56R body new in October 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
114. JOJ840
Birmingham City Transport JOJ840, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R built in 1953 rests between duties at Perry Barr. Somewhere along the line, the traditional "New Look" radiator has been replaced with a much plainer one, although embellished with a "BCT" badge.
Photo taken August 1968, Perry Barr Garage
115. NKD536
NKD536 is Liverpool Corporation A36, an AEC Regent III from 1953 with Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 6 October 2013, Shore Road, Birkenhead
116. NKD536
Ex-Liverpool CT A36, NKD536, an AEC Regent III 9613S with Crossley bodywork, new in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1973, Madeira Drive, Brighton
117. GRG176
Aberdeen 176, GRG176, was a Daimler CVG6 new in 1954 with a Crossley H32/28R body. It was reseated to H32/29R in 1958 and again to H33/29R in 1965. It was seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
118. KVA750
Baxter, Airdrie 103, KVA750, was exhibited at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show as a Crossley CMU3RV272 Reliance with a Crossley B44F body and entered service in November 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
119. MED168
A pair of Warrington Corporation Foden PVD6's at the Wilderspool Causeway Depot.
Photo taken Late 1969, Wilderspool Causeway Depot
120. MOF184
West Midlands PTE 3184, MOF184, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R body, new to Birmingham CT (3184) in 1954.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Bull Ring area, Birmingham
121. MOF193
West Midlands PTE 3193, MOF193, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1954 with Crossley H30/25R bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham Corporation.
Photo taken April 1970, Colmore Row, Birmingham
122. MOF225
Birmingham 3225, MOF225, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley body, new in 1954
Photo taken May 1997, Manchester Science Museum
123. NKD583
City of Liverpool A83, NKD583, an A E C Regent III 9613A built in 1954 with Crossley/LCPT H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1969, Pier Head, Liverpool
124. 88CMV
O.K. Motor Services, Bishop Auckland 88CMV, a Crossley CMD3RV Regent V with a Crossley H33/28R body was originally a demonstrator and is seen in Bishop Auckland.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1969, Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland
125. CTP178
Portsmouth 177, CTP178, was a Daimler CWA6 new in 1944 with a Duple H30/26R body. It was rebodied with a Crossley H30/26R body in 1955
Photo taken Saturday 14 January 1961, Guildhall, Portsmouth
126. HRG205
Aberdeen 205, HRG205, the first of five A.E.C. D2RV6G Regent Vs with Crossley H34/28R bodies new in 1955. It was reseated to H34/29R in 1959 and again to H35/29R in 1966 and was seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
127. HRG213
Aberdeen Corporation 213, HRG213, a 1955 Daimler CVG6 with Crossley bodywork
Photo taken August 1973, Castle Street
128. SKB118
City of Liverpool A118, SKB118, an A E C Regent V D3RV built in 1955 with Crossley H32/26R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, Pier Head, Liverpool
129. SKB130
Liverpool A130, SKB130, an AEC Regent V, built 1955 with Crossley H32/26R body finished by LCPT.
Photo taken 1963/64, Depot, Park Road, Liverpool
130. VUP327
Eden C6, VUP327, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Crossley B44F bodywork on Park Royal frames, new in 1957 on a chassis built in 1955
Photo taken January 1972, The Eden Garage, Staindrop Road, West Auckland
131. VUP327
New to Economic of Whitburn as their number 1, VUP327 was a Leyland Tiger Cub with Crossley B44F bodywork on Park Royal frames, new in 1957 on a chassis built in 1955. It is seen in a semi derelict condition at the home of its second owner, The Eden of West Auckland
Photo taken 1975, The Eden Garage, Staindrop Road, West Auckland
132. VUP327
The Eden (Summerson Bros) acquired VUP327 from Economic (G Anderson) of Whitburn in whose fleet it had been numbered 1. It was a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with a 1957 Crossley B44F body on Park Royal frames, the chassis having been new in 1955.
Photo taken mid 1970s, The Eden Garage, Staindrop Road, West Auckland
133. WTB167
Seen at Darwen (Circus) is Darwen 15, WTB167, a Leyland PD2/20 with a Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Darwen Circus
134. SKB171
Liverpool XL174, SKB171, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built ca 1956 with a Crossley body that was modified with an upper deck by Metro-Cammell
Photo taken July 1970, Skelhorne Street, Liverpool
135. SKB172
Ex Liverpool SL175 or SL176 (SKB172 or SKB173), Royal Tiger/Crossley/Corporation began life as dual doored saloons for one man operation in 1960 trials four years after they were built. In 1974, I found the above being used as a mobile office for Merseyside PTE. I did not record where the location was, most likely Liverpool City Centre.
Photo taken August 1974, Liverpool
136. SKB224
Preserved Liverpool L227, SKB224, a Leyland PD2/20 with Crossley H32/26R body, new in May 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 3 September 2017, Heaton Park
137. SKB226
City of Liverpool L229, SKB226, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 built in 1956 with Crossley H32/26R bodywork finished by Liverpool.
Photo taken September 1971, South Castle Street, Liverpool
138. VKB711
VKB711 is Liverpool Corporation L255, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 with Crossley H33/29R body dating from 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 6 October 2013, returning to Birkenhead from New Brighton
139. YDH225
Walsall 825, YDH225, Crossley Bridgemaster with Crossley H41/31R body new in 1956.
Photo taken 1960, Walsall Bus Station, Townend Bank
140. FYS816
A line-up of Glasgow trolleybuses in the rain. The location is Muirend terminus and the trolley nearest the camera is TB55, FYS816, a BUT9613T with Crossley H37/34R bodywork which had originally seated 70.
Photo taken c.1966, Muirend Road at Hazelden Gardens, Muirend, Glasgow
141. NBU512
Oldham 412, NBU512, was from a batch of five Crossley-bodied PD2s bought by Oldham Corporation. They were attractive buses, even more so when new as they carried poppy red lining. However, the body design was susceptible to corrosion and after the problems overhauling the first, the cost of doing the others was deemed prohibitive and they were withdrawn.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 February 1970, Wallshaw Street Garage
142. VKB837
Liverpool L316, VKB837, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 built in 1957 with Crossley H33/29R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Pier Head, Liverpool
143. VUP328
VUP328 was number 2 in the Anderson, Whitburn part of the Economic fleet. Seen here in the garage yard, apparently delicensed, it was a Crossley B44F bodied Leyland PSUC1/1T Tiger Cub new in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1965, Anderson Garage, Whitburn
144. VUP463
Teesside Municipal Transport 98, VUP463, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1957 with Crossley H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, High Street, Stockton
145. 76MME
Barton 805, 76MME, was a Crossley H41/31RD bodied AEC Bridgemaster which served originally as a demonstrator and is seen at Barton's Chilwell garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Barton's Chilwell Depot
146. FYS839
Glasgow Trolleybus TB78, FYS839, a 1958 BUT 9613T with Crossley H37/34R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
147. FYS839
Glasgow TB78, FYS839, a 1958 BUT 9613T trolleybus with Crossley H37/34R body.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 2010, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
148. FYS839
Preserved Glasgow TB78, FYS839, a BUT9613T with Crossley H37/34R bodywork, peeps out of her shed at Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum. Delivered to the city on 21 February 1958, she entered service on 25 March. She survived until the end of the system, 27 May 1967, and was one of two trolleys (TB123 being the other) to carry 'Last Trolleybus Week' posters.
Photo taken c.2006, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
149. FYS868
While her crew are in conversation with an inspector, Glasgow TB107, FYS868, a BUT9613T with Crossley H37/34R bodywork, basks in the sun at Clarkston terminus prior to a journey to Queen's Cross. The trolleybus was delivered on 25 October 1958 and entered service on 3 November of that year. TB107 survived until the 27 May 1967.
Photo taken c.1966, Mearns Road, Clarkston
150. FYS874
Glasgow TB113, FYS874, stands in dazzling sunshine at the Muirend terminus of service 107 to Maitland Street. She was a BUT9613T with Crossley H37/34R bodywork and was delivered on 24 September 1958 although she didn't enter service until 12 November; she lasted until 27 May 1967, the final day of the system.
Photo taken c.1966, Muirend Road at Hazelden Gardens, Muirend
151. NDB355
Stockport 402, NDB355, was one of four Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs supplied in May and July 1958 with the last single deck bodies to be built by Crossley.
Photo taken Saturday 11 October 1958, Offerton, Stockport
152. NDB356
Stockport Corporation 403, NDB 356, a 1958 Leyland Tiger Cub with very late Park Royal-designed Crossley body.
Photo taken Sunday 17 June 2012, Peak Rail Centre, Rowsley
153. NDB360
The last Crossley bodies to be built seated H33/28R and were supplied to Stockport, fitted to Leyland PD2/30 chassis in August 1958 as Stockport's first new 'deckers since 1951. Seen here at Chorlton Street bus station is 337, NDB360, with a Leylend bodied PD2 on the left and a Crossley bodied DD42 on the right.
Photo taken Saturday 4 October 1958, Chorlton Street Bus Station, Manchester
154. WKF204
Liverpool L348, WKF204, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 built in 1958 with Crossley H33/29R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, South Castle Street, Liverpool