SCT '61 Photo Index
English Electric
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1.
Another photo from the English Electric collection, this time of Southend Corporation tram 57, one of a batch of six 70 seaters built by English Electric and delivered in May 1924.
Photo taken Corporation Tram Depot, London Road, Southend
2.
Newpaper report and photo of the crash of Southend Tram 57 in late 1941, from the Southend Standard of December 24, 1941.
Photo taken Saturday 20 December 1941, Southchurch Road/Bournemouth Park Road, Southend
3. TE5780
Former Ashton-U-Lyne Corporation 8, TE5780, a 1928/9 Karrier WL6 with English Electric B32F body.
Photo taken Thursday 3 May 2012
4. JN822
Second pre-delivery photo of Southend Corporation Regal 152, JN822.
Photo taken early 1931, Watery Lane, Ashton-on-Ribble, nr. Preston
5. JN822
Bodybuilder's pre-delivery photo of Southend Corporation 152, JN822, one of a batch of seven AEC Regals with English Electric B30D bodies, new in March 1931, although they didn't enter service until the following year.
Photo taken early 1931, Watery Lane, Ashton-on-Ribble, nr. Preston
6. JN823
A slightly blurred shot of Southend 203, JN823, an AEC Regal built in 1931, which ended its long life on learner driver duties.
Photo taken April 1963, Thorpe Esplanade, Thorpe Bay, Southend
7. JN823
A second view of Southend 203, JN823, parked in the garage with one of the rebodied wartime Daimlers, 230-235, behind.
Photo taken Saturday 19 September 1964, SCT Garage, London Road
8. JN823
Southend AEC Regal/English Electric single deckers 203 (front, JN823) and 204 (back, JN824) at the Corporation depot, probably in 1951. Survivors of a batch of seven vehicles delivered in 1930, in their later years these two led a fairly quiet existence.
Photo taken c.1951, SCT Garage, London Road
9. JN823
Veteran Southend AEC Regal 203, JN823, looking in sad condition in a corner of the works after withdrawal from service
Photo taken c.1967, Tunbridge Avenue Works, Southend
10. JN824
A rear shot of Southend single deckers 203 (front, JN823) and 204 (back, JN824) parked at the back of the Corporation yard on 13th February 1955, 204 nearer the camera. They were probably withdrawn awaiting the complete rebuilding which was to be carried out in 1955/6.
Photo taken Sunday 13 February 1955, Corporation Yard, Southend
11. JN824
Southend veteran Regals 204, JN824 followed by 203, JN823.
Photo taken c. 1960, Broadway Market, Victoria Circus, Southend
12. RV2000
A couple of the Crossley Condors new in 1931/32 had a very long life with Portsmouth Corporation, becoming service vehicles after their time carrying the citizens of Portsmouth around thr city. Bus 105, RV2000, was new 7/32 with an English Electric H26/24R body and was withdrawn from service 4/48.
Photo taken 1953, Gladys Avenue, North End, Portsmouth
13. CK4649
Preston 76, CK4649, new in July 1932, was a County Borough of Preston Travelling Library when seen here in Preston. It was a Leyland LT5 Lion which had an English Electric B32R body (re-seated to B28R from January 1942 until 1946), before its role seen here, for which it was converted in August 1948.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1963, Lancaster Road, Preston
14. JN2086
This picture shows the two trolleybuses that Southend Corporation converted to mobile toilets in 1950 and which regularly appeared at events in the town thoughout the fifties and into the sixties - they were sold for scrap in 1967.
15. RV1131
Portsmouth 91, RV1131, a Leyland TD1/ English Electric H50R new 1/32, withdrawn 12/51 and scrapped by the Corporation the next month.
Photo taken June 1950, Cosham Railway Station
16. RV1134
Portsmouth 94, RV1134, a Leyland TD1/Eglish Electric H50R new 1/32 and was the final survivor (as a bus) of the 1932 double deckers, not being scrapped until 7/52.
Photo taken June 1950, Paulsgrove, Portsmouth
17. RV1143
Another former bus serving as a service vehicle with Portsmouth was bus 80, RV1143, a T.S.M. E60A6/English Electric H26/24R new 3/32.
Photo taken December 1949, Methuen Rd Yard, Eastney
18. RV1992
Portsmouth 97, RV1992, a Crossley Condor (fitted with a 9.12 litre oil engine)/English Electric H50R seen at Copnor Bridge in 1947.
Photo taken 1947, Copnor Bridge
19. RV1996
Portsmouth 101, RV1996, a Crossley Condor/English Electric H26/24R new in July 1932.
Photo taken September 1948, Unicorn Gate, Portsmouth
20. RV3410
An offside view of Portsmouth 16, RV3410, a Leyland TD2/English Electric H50R new in July 1933.
Photo taken 1949, Paulsgrove, Portsmouth
21. RV3410
Portsmouth 16, RV3410, was the first of 12 oil engined Leyland TD2/English Electric H50R that arrived in July 1933.
Photo taken May 1950, Alexandra Park, Hilsea, Portsmouth
22. RV3412
Another view of Portsmouth tower wagon TW2 RV3412, parked outside the former Portsmouth Street Tramways depot on Gladys Avenue, North End in October 1953.
Photo taken October 1953, Gladys Avenue, North End, Portsmouth
23. RV3412
Showing off its shiny paintwork Portsmouth tower wagon TW2 was attending to the overhead outside McIlroys on London Road in December 1952, having been newly converted from bus 18 RV3412 - a 1933 English Electric bodied Leyland TD2.
Photo taken December 1952, London Road, Portsmouth
24. RV3414
Portsmouth 20, RV3414, was another of the 12 Leyland TD2/English Electric H50R supplied in July 1933.
Photo taken August 1952, Alexandra Park, Hilsea, Portsmouth
25. FV4548
FV4548 is an A.E.C. 662 Regal with an English Electric body. New in March 1934, with a Beadle C32R body, to William Salisbury & Sons Ltd., Blackpool, it passed to Standerwick, Blackpool with the business, in July 1937, and was numbered 39.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
26. RV4649
This is an uncredited photo from Roger's collection of Portsmouth 201 (the former no 1) RV4649 making its stately way along Kingston Road. This AEC 661T/English Electric H26/24R was new in 1934 and is of the model that Portsmouth adopted as standard.
Photo taken London Road, Portsmouth
27. RV4649
Another view of Portsmouth 201, RV4649, an AEC 661T/English Electric, taken by Roger in August 1958 (the final month that it was licenced for service) from the first floor of 180 Kingston Road.
Photo taken August 1958, opposite 180 Kingston Road, Portsmouth
28. RV4651
A broadside view at Canoe Lake, Portsmouth of Portsmouth 3, RV4651, when quite new, one of the initial AEC661T/English Electric trolleybuses supplied in 1934.
Photo taken c.1934/35, Canoe Lake, Southsea
29. RV4653
An early uncredited view of one of the 15 Trolleybuses bought by Portsmouth for comparison purposes in 1934. Leyland TBD2/English Electric H26/24R 5 RV4653 is at the junction of Albert Rd and Festing Rd as a group of bonneted ladies climb aboard.
Photo taken c.1935, Junction Albert Rd & Festing Rd, Portsmouth
30. RV4656
Another early uncredited view in Roger's collection - Portsmouth 8, RV4656, the only Sunbeam MF2/English Electric H26/24R in the fleet (the other MF2 was bodied by Metro Cammell).
Photo taken c.1934-6, South Parade Pier, Southsea
31. RV4657
Portsmouth 9, RV4657, was the only Karrier E4/English Electric H26/24R in the 1934 evaluation batch of trolleybuses.
Photo taken 1930s, Coach & Horses, London Road, Hilsea
32. RV6367
Portsmouth Corporation number 7, RV6367 a 1934 EEC Bodied Leyland TD4.
Photo taken July 1966, Hayling Ferry Terminal
33. FV5737
Ribble FV5737, a Leyland TS7 with English Electric C31F body new to Standerwick in 1935, pictured on a running day in Hove, Sussex.
Photo taken 1980s, King George V Avenue, Hove
34. RV4650
Portsmouth 202, RV4650, an AEC 661T/English Electric H26/24R at Cosham Compound (as the terminus at Cosham Railway Station seems to have been known by Roger) in 1949.
Photo taken 1949, Cosham Compound, Portsmouth
35. RV4653
Portsmouth 205, RV4653, a Leyland TBD2/ English Electric H26/24R at Hilsea Barracks in October 1948. 205 has the overhead sighting window that was found to be needed on the first batch of EE bodies.
Photo taken October 1948, Hilsea Barracks
36. RV4659
Portsmouth had only 4 three axle trolleybuses numbered 12-15 (later 212-215) - 2 AEC 663T and 2 Sunbeam MS3 with one each English Electric and Metro Cammell H32/28R bodies, so no 2 were alike, added to which they all had differing electrical equipment.
Photo taken April 1949, Cosham Compound
37. RV6358
Four of Portsmouth's 1935 batch of Leyland TD4/English Electric H50R had their lives extended by conversion to open top, to such a degree that they all entered preservation after withdrawal. 115, RV6358, was the first of the batch and also the first of the four converted to open top O26/24R, re-entering service in 7/53.
Photo taken August 1953, South Parade Pier, Southsea
38. RV6358
One might assume that conversion to open top just required chopping the top off. Portsmouth Corporation obviously didn't agree. 1935 Leyland TD4/English Electric 115, RV6358, is seen under conversion in the Eastney bodyshop in January 1953.
Photo taken January 1953, Eastney Bodyshop
39. RV6358
Another view of Portsmouth 115, RV6358, Leyland TD4/English Electric open topper. Judging by the shine on the paintwork it was taken soon after conversion in 1953.
Photo taken circa 1953, Clarence Pier, Southsea
40. RV6358
Portsmouth 115, RV6358, Leyland TD4/English Electric converted to open top in 1953 seems to have attracted the attention of local photographers, as the next of the batch was not converted until June 1954.
Photo taken August 1953, Castle Road, Southsea
41. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, is one of four 1935-vintage English Electric-bodied Leyland TD4 open-toppers in preservation.
Photo taken August 1976, Otley
42. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, a 1935-vintage English Electric-bodied Leyland TD4, preserved originally as an open topper.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
43. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, was a Leyland TD4 new in 1935 as 115 with an English Electric H26/24R body. It was converted to open top in 1953 and renumbered in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Clarence Pier, Southsea
44. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric O26/24R body is seen in Emsworth.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 1966, Sultan Road, Emsworth
45. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, when new in 1935 was numbered 115. It was a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric H26/24R body which was converted to O26/24R in 1953 and renumbered 5 in 1958, and was seen at Clarence Pier, Southsea.
Photo taken Sunday 19 August 1962, Clarence Pier, Southsea
46. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric H26/24R body new in 1935 which was converted to O26/24R in 1953 and renumbered 5 in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 7 August 2022, Stokes Bay Rally, Gosport
47. RV6359
A rather fuzzy view of another of Portsmouth's 1935 batch of Leyland TD4/English Electric. 116, RV6359, is seen at Hilsea Lido at some time before withdrawal in 2/56.
Photo taken Hilsea Lido
48. RV6360
Portsmouth 6, RV6360, was a Leyland TD4 new in 1935 as 117 with an English Electric H26/24R body. It was converted to open top in 1953 and renumbered in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Clarence Pier, Southsea
49. RV6360
Portsmouth 6, RV6360, when new in 1935 was numbered 117. It was a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric H26/24R body which was converted to O26/24R in 1953 and renumbered 6 in 1958, and was seen at Clarence Pier, Southsea.
Photo taken Sunday 19 August 1962, Clarence Pier, Southsea
50. RV6363
Portsmouth 120 RV6363 was a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric H26/24R metal framed body new in 7/35.
Photo taken September 1953, Gladys Avenue, Portsmouth
51. RV6363
Portsmouth 120, RV6363, was the first of the 1935 Leyland TD4/English Electric to be withdrawn.
Photo taken 1955, Methuen Road Depot, Eastney, Portsmouth
52. RV6364
In 1935 Portsmouth took delivery of 115-126, 12 English Electric bodied Leyland TD4 chassis, one of which (126) was delivered as a TD4c, although that one had its torque converter replaced by a standard TD4 gearbox in 1947. Portsmouth 121 RV6364 is seen here in Gladys Avenue in October 1948.
Photo taken October 1948, Gladys Avenue, North End, Portsmouth
53. RV6367
Portsmouth 124, RV6367, a Leyland TD4/English Electric of 1935 converted to open-top 6/54 and was the last of the 4 so converted to remain in service, not being withdrawn until 7/72.
Photo taken June 1954, Clarence Pier, Southsea
54. RV6367
Portsmouth Corporation 7, RV6367, at the Hayling Island ferry terminus of the seafront service. It was a Leyland TD4 with English Electric H26/24R body, new in 1935 and converted to open top in 1954.
Photo taken Hayling Ferry Terminal
55. RV6367
Portsmouth 7, RV6367, when new in 1935 was numbered 124. It was a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric H26/24R body which was converted to O26/24R in 1954 and renumbered 7 in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 19 August 1962, Clarence Pier, Southsea
56. RV6368
Preserved ex-Portsmouth open topper 8, RV6368, a Leyland TD4 with English Electric body new in 1935, one of four converted to open-top in 1955 for use on Southsea Seafront.
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
57. RV6368
Portsmouth 8, RV6368, when new in 1935 was numbered 125. It was a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric H26/24R body which was converted to O26/24R in 1955 and renumbered 8 in 1958, and was seen at Clarence Pier, Southsea.
Photo taken Sunday 19 August 1962, Clarence Pier, Southsea
58. RV6376
In August 1934, Portsmouth put into service trolleybuses 1 - 15 with a mixture of makes - AEC, Leyland,Sunbeam & Karrier; some 2 axle, some 3 axle; mixture of motors - English Electric; British Thompson Houston and General Electric - some regenerative, some not; bodies by English Electric or Metro Cammell. Despite no more than 3 being alike, they all served a full life into the 1950s (with the exception of one, which never re-entered service with Portsmouth after a wartime loan to Pontypridd UDC).
Photo taken October 1935, AEC Test Track, Southall
59. RV6380
Portsmouth 22 RV6380. Included in Roger's collection are a delightful set of AEC Official photos showing street scenes. This is one of the 1935 batch of AEC 661T/English Electric H26/24R trolleybuses which entered service in 11/35 photographed at North End Junction.
Photo taken circa April 1936, North End Junction, Portsmouth
60. RV6382
Portsmouth 224, RV6382, was an AEC 661T with English Electric H26/24R body new as 24 in 1935, being renumbered in 1938. It had been exhibited at the 1935 Commercial Motor Show and did not enter service until April 1936.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Canoe Lake, Esplanade, Southsea
61. RV6382
Portsmouth 24, RV6382, was the final one of the 1935 batch of AEC 661T/English Electric H26/24R trolleybuses.
Photo taken April 1936, St.Mary's Church, Fratton Road, Portsmouth
62. CUG841
Samuel Ledgard CUG841 seen here at Yeadon was new to Ledgard in 1936 and is a Leyland TS7 with an English Electric C32F body although by the time of this photograph bus seats from ex-LTE vehicles had been fitted. It was withdrawn later in 1956.
Photo taken Monday 21 May 1956, Yeadon
63. CUG842
Official English Electric photograph of Samuel Ledgard CUG842 when new in 1936, a Leyland TS7 with an English Electric C32F body.
Photo taken 1936
64. JA7591
Former Stockport Corporation 191, JA7591, a Leyland Tiger TS7 with English Electric B35C body, new in 1936. It had later passed to the Corporation's Welfare Department, in whose livery it is seen here.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
65. JA7591
An interior view, looking to the front, of JA7591, a Leyland TS7 ex-Stockport 191.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
66. JA7591
An interior view, looking to the rear, of JA7591, a Leyland TS7 ex-Stockport 191.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
67. JA7591
JA7591, a Leyland TS7, had been new in 1936 with an English Electric B35C body as Stockport 191, but had, after withdrawal, been converted for welfare use in 1962 and passed to the Hospital Committee for use as a disabled persons bus and is seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
68. JA7591
Stockport 191, JA7591, a Leyland TS7 with English Electric body new in 1936
Photo taken May 1997, Manchester Museum of Transport
69. JA7591
Stockport 191, JA7591, a Leyland TS7 new in 1936 with an English Electric B35C body had, after withdrawal, been converted for welfare use in 1962 and passed to the Hospital Committee for use as a disabled persons bus.
Photo taken Sunday 2 May 1971
70. JA7592
Stockport Corporation 192, JA7592, a Leyland Tiger TS7 with English Electric
Photo taken Monday 3 August 1959, Stockport Garage
71. JA7597
Stockport 197, JA7597, an English Electric B35C bodied Leyland TS7 new in 1937 seen in Mersey Square.
Photo taken Wednesday 12 February 1958, Mersey Square, Stockport
72. JA7601
Stockport Corporation 201, JA7601, a Leyland TS8 with English Electric B35C body dating from 1937
Photo taken Wednesday 29 April 1959, Heaton Moor Road, Heaton Moor
73. JN9527
Southend Corporation 207, JN9527, the first numerically of four AEC Regents with English Electric L27/26R bodies, new in September 1937. It lasted until 1956 when it was sold for scrap.
Photo taken c.1954-6, Great Wakering (?) or Landwick (?)
74. JN9529
Southend Corporation Transport 159, JN9529, a 1937 English Electric L27/26R bodied AEC Regent.
Photo taken mid 1937
75. JN9529
Southend 1937 AEC/English Electric double decker 209, JN9529, heads east along London Road on a 28 Western Circular in April 1957.
Photo taken April 1957, London Road
76. JN9530
One of Southend's 1937 AEC Regent/English Electric double deckers, 210, JN9530, stands in London Road at Victoria Circus on its way to Lifstan Way on route 25D in January 1955.
Photo taken Friday 21 January 1955, London Road, Victoria Circus, Southend
77. EHA470
Midland Red 2172, EHA470, an SOS SON from 1938 with English Electric B38F body. Withdrawn eventually in 1954.
Photo taken May 1950, Market Street, Ashby de la Zouch
78. EHA742
Midland Red 2174, EHA742, an SOS SON from 1938 with English Electric B38F body. Withdrawn in 1956.
Photo taken April 1950, Goseley Estate, Hartshorne, near Swadlincote
79. EOG215
Seen at the garage in Hamilton was Laurie, Hamilton (t/a Chieftain) 56, EOG215, a Leyland TD6c which was new in 1938 with an M.C.C.W. H28/24R body as Birmingham 215. After severe war damage in 1940 due to enemy action 215, along with eleven others from the same batch, was rebodied with an English Electric H28/26R body intended for Manchester and re-entered service in 1942.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Hamilton Garage
80. CPT921
Thornes, Bubwith operated this ex-Northern General SE4, CPT921, dating from 1939, with English Electric B40F body on their service to Selby where it is seen. This was first one of the last batch of SE4s produced and passed to Thornes in 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 25 April 1957, Selby Market Place
81. GNA39
Manchester 1121, GNA39, a Leyland TB5 with English Electric H28/26R body. This batch of 37 vehicles, new in 1940/41, were the last vehicles to carry the streamlined livery when new but lost it when repainted.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Portland Street, Piccadilly, Manchester
82. GNA453
Manchester 4305, GNA453, Daimler COG5 / English Electric H28/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station preparing for a Football Match journey to Old Trafford.
Photo taken Saturday 16 November 1957, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
83. GNB491
Manchester 4357, GNB491, Daimler COG5 with English Electric H28/26R body in Picaddilly Bus Station. This batch suffered due to the war and, although 33 were ordered, only 15 were delivered as complete vehicles with 4357 entering service in October 1940 and being withdrawn in March 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 2 November 1957, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester