SCT '61 Photo Index
East Lancs
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1. JO5401
Wilts and Dorset double-decker 441, JO5401, an AEC Regent with Brush body new to City of Oxford MS in 1932. It was acquired by Venture Ltd of Basingstoke in 1940, by which time it had been rebodied with a Park Royal body and bore the Fleet No. 41. In 1948 it was rebodied again, this time with a 1945 East Lancs body. Venture was by this time part of the Red & White group, which sold its bus interests to the BTC in 1950. Venture was put under the control of, and in 1951 taken over by, Wilts & Dorset, and JO5401 became W&D 441. It was sold for scrap in November 1954.
Photo taken 1954, Basingstoke
2. ATF852
Thornycroft Dainty ATF852 of Walker, Slaidburn, dating from 1936, carries an East Lancs C21F body adorned by an Austin 3-way radiator grill.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, Slaidburn
3. CCD949
Southdown, Brighton 149, CCD949, was a Leyland TD4c new in 1936 with a Beadle H28/24R body. The torque converter was removed in 1946, when it was fitted with a conventional gearbox and clutch, and it was rebodied in 1950 with an East Lancs H28/26R body, being seen in Pool Valley at Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
4. CNB1
Mayne, Droylsden CNB1 was an A.E.C. Regent which had been new in March 1936 with a Park Royal H33/29F body. It was rebodied in 1945 with an East Lancs H30/28F body and is seen here at the garage at Droylsden.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Droylsden Garage
5. CAK654
Bradford 654, CAK654, an AEC661T new in 1938 and rebodied in 1956 with an East Lancs H63R body.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings, Bradford
6. CAK666
Rear view of Bradford Trolleys 666, CAK666 and 779, CBX909. 666 was a 1938 AEC661T re-bodied by East Lancs to H35/28R in 1956 while 779 was new to Llanelli in 1945, acquired by Bradford in 1953 and rebodied by East Lancs H35/28RD before entering service.
Photo taken Friday 19 June 1964, temporary run-round at Ritz Cinema, Broadway, Bradford
7. EUF193
Fifty-one Leyland TD5s were delivered to Southdown, Brighton in 1938 with bodies by Park Royal (31) and Beadle (20). The one seen here 193, EUF193, was one of those with Beadle L26/26R bodies and is seen after being rebodied in 1950 with an East Lancs H28/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Fareham Bus Station
8. EUF201
Southdown, Brighton 201, EUF201, was a Leyland TD5 new in 1938 with a Park Royal H28/24R body. It was rebodied in 1950 with an East Lancs H28/26R body and is seen in Pool Valley at Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
9. FUF220
Southdown 220H, FUF220, is a 1938 Leyland Titan TD5 with a 1949 East Lancs 54 seat body and is seen at Pool Valley, Brighton about to operate a service 13 to North Moulscombe.
Photo taken early 1950's, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
10. CAK664
Bradford 664, CAK664, was an AEC 661T dating from 1939 with English Electric body, rebodied in 1956 by East Lancs (H35/28R). It was withdrawn in February 1966.
Photo taken 1965, Hall Ings, Bradford
11. GCD361
GCD361 was a Leyland TD5 in the fleet of Talbott, Moreton-in-Marsh. It had an East Lancs H28/26R body which replaced the original Park Royal H28/24R one in 1950 and had been 261 in the Southdown fleet when new in 1939.
Photo taken Sunday 24 July 1966, Moreton-in-Marsh
12. HNU970
Bradford 592, HNU970, an AEC 661T with East Lancs H35/28R body. New in 1942 to Notts and Derby, into service with Bradford in 1954 and rebodied in 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings, Bradford
13. FTD450
Guy Arab II FTD450 was new in 1943 with a Massey H30/26R body as Rawtenstall Corporation 37. It was rebodied in 1951 with an East Lancs H30/26R body and was acquired by Clark, Dumfries from Rawtenstall Corporation via Tiger (dealer), Salsburgh to whom it had been sold in August 1964. It passed from Clark to Western S.M.T. in August 1965 along with Leyland Royal Tiger FJA612 and then to Milburn Motors (dealer), Glasgow in September 1965.
Photo taken 1964/5, Whitesands, Dumfries
14. GHN403
Bradford CT 785, GHN403. A Karrier W, originally new in 1943 to Darlington Corporation as their no. 24 and fitted with a Brush B33C body, it was acquired by BCT in 1954 along with nine others. The others were used for spares, then scrapped, but this entered service in 1957 reseated to B30C and numbered T403. It was then rebodied by East Lancs. as H39/32F in 1959. Withdrawn in 1971 it was sold to Autospares of Bingley for scrap.
Photo taken Sunday 7 March 1971, Saltaire Terminus
15. CBX601
Bradford 778, CBX601, a Karrier W new in 1944 which was ex Llanelly & District 42 and was rebodied with the East Lancs H35/28R body in 1956 before entering service in Bradford.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1956, Little Horton Lane, Bradford
16. DGG919
New in 1944, Glasgow Daimler CWA6 DGG919 was numbered 118 and had a Duple H30/26R body. It was rebodied with an East Lancs H30/28R body in May 1954 when it was re-numbered to DR11.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, St Enoch Square
17. GHN563
Bradford 786, GHN563, was a Karrier W4 with East Lancs H39/32F bodywork. It originated as a single-decker in Darlington with a Brush centre-entance body. New in 1944 as number 4, it survived until the final day of trolleybus operation in Darlington, Wednesday 31 July 1957. In its new guise it entered service in Bradford on 1 February 1959 and was the first of the 'Darlingtons' to be withdrawn, on 31 July 1970.
Photo taken c.1969, Albion Road, Greengates, Bradford
18. GHN563
Bradford 786, GHN563, was an ex-Darlington Karrier W4 dating from 1944 with an East Lancs body dating from 1959.
Photo taken circa 1966, Five Lane Ends, Bradford
19. GHN570
Bradford 790, GHN570, a Karrier W built in 1944 with Brush single deck bodywork and rebodied by East Lancashire H39/32F in 1958.
Photo taken April 1968, Albion Road/Thorp Garth, Idle
20. GHN570
Rear view of Bradford 790, GHN570, in Shipley, a Karrier W new to Darlington in 1944 and rebodied by East Lancashire H39/32F in 1958.
Photo taken c.1970, Briggate, Shipley
21. GHN574
Bradford trolley 792, GHN574, a Karrier W new to Darlington as a single-decker in 1944, bought by Bradford in 1957 and rebodied by East Lancs to H39/32F the following year. Re-seated to H39/31F in 1960.
Photo taken January 1969, Leeds Road, Shipley
22. GHN574
Bradford 792, GHN574, a Karrier W built in 1944 and rebodied H39/32F by East Lancashire in 1958.
Photo taken April 1968, BCT Offices, Bolton Road, Bradford
23. GHN575
Bradford 793, GHN575, an ex-Darlington Karrier W of 1944, and rebodied by East Lancs in 1958.
Photo taken 1971, Thackley Corner, Bradford
24. CBX912
Bradford 782, CBX912, was an ex-Llanelli Karrier W of 1945 and, in 1956, was one of the first of their many second-hand trolleybuses to be rebodied by East Lancashire.
Photo taken May 1971, BCT Offices, Bolton Road, Bradford
25. CBX912
Bradford 782, CBX912, an ex-Llanelli Karrier W of 1945, rebodied by East Lancs in 1956.
Photo taken c. March 1969, Forster Square, Bradford
26. DKY703
Bradford 703, DKY703, a Karrier W with East Lancs H37/29F body. New in 1945 and rebodied in 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings
27. DKY703
Bradford 703, DKY703, a Karrier W with East Lancs H37/29F body, new in 1945 and rebodied in 1960.
Photo taken 1972, Town Hall Square Roundabout, Bradford
28. DKY703
Bradford 703, DKY703, a Karrier W of 1945, rebodied in 1960 with an East Lancs H37/29F body, was saved for preservation.
Photo taken Sunday 26 March 1972, Thornton Road, Bradford
29. DKY703
Bradford 703, DKY703, was a Karrier W which entered service on 4 May 1945 with a Roe UH30/26R body. After re-bodying by East Lancs to H37/29F and fitting with trolley-retrievers, it re-entered service on 30 March 1960. It survived until the final day of the system.
Photo taken c.1969, Thornton Terminus
30. DKY706
Bradford 706, DKY706, a Karrier W new in 1945 and rebodied by East Lancs H37/29F in 1960.
Photo taken October 1971, Thornton Terminus
31. DKY706
Bradford 706, DKY706, is one of the trolleybuses preserved by the Bradford Trolleybus Association and is now at Sandtofts.
Photo taken 1971, St Enoch's Road Top, Wibsey
32. DKY711
Bradford 711, DKY711, a Karrier W, rebodied by East Lancs H37/29F in 1960, seen at the semi-rural terminus of the 7 route at Thornton.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Thornton Terminus
33. DKY711
Ex Bradford East Lancs bodied Karrier DKY711 seen in the yard of Shamrock Buses in Dorset. One of a pair in the care of Bournemouth Heritage Transport and awaiting restoration.
Photo taken Monday 15 October 2007, Shamrock Buses, Dorset
34. DKY711
Bradford 711, DKY711, a Karrier W trolley built in 1945 and rebodied H37/29F by East Lancs in 1960.
Photo taken April 1968, Tyrrel Street, turning into Sunbridge Road, Bradford
35. DKY712
Bradford trolley 712, DKY712, a 1945 Karrier W, rebodied by East Lancs in 1960
Photo taken February 1972, Leeds Road/Amberley Street, Bradford
36. DKY712
Ex Bradford 712, DKY712, an East Lancs bodied Karrier. Also in the care of Bournemouth Heritage Transport and awaiting restoration.
Photo taken Monday 15 October 2007, Shamrock Buses, Dorset
37. DKY712
Bradford 712, DKY712, made a fine sight at it accelerated across Four Lane Ends Junction with an evening peak service to Thornton. Note the wiring diverging to the left which was the depot-only connection up to Duckworth Lane.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Four Lane Ends, Thornton Road
38. DKY713
Bradford 713, DKY713, a Karrier W new in 1945 and rebodied by East Lancs H37/29F in 1960.
Photo taken October 1971, Thornton Road, Hill Top
39. DKY713
Bradford trolley 713, DKY713, a 1945 Karrier W, rebodied by East Lancs in 1960
Photo taken February 1972, Duckworth Lane Depot
40. DKY714
Bradford trolley 714, DKY714, a 1945 Karrier W, rebodied by East Lancs in 1959
Photo taken January 1969, Allerton Terminus
41. DKY717
Bradford 717, DKY717, is seen entering Otley Road junction in Shipley on the last day of the Saltaire via Thackley route.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 June 1971, Commercial Street, Shipley
42. DKY719
Bradford 719, DKY719, a 1945 Karrier W, rebodied by East Lancs in 1957. It is seen running under the cobweb of wires at Bolton Junction.
Photo taken 1971, Idle Road/Bolton Road, Bradford
43. EOT25
Aldershot & District 888, EOT25, a Guy Arab II was new in 1945 with a Strachan L22/26R body and was reebodied with an East Lancs L28/28R body in 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 28 August 1958, Aldershot Bus Station
44. EOT30
A rear view of Aldershot & District EOT30, EOT28 and EOT29 at the garage in Aldershot with tree-lopper EOR374 on the right. All were Guy Arab IIs with the EOTs having Strachans L22/26R bodies and EOR374 having a Weymann L22/26R when they were new in 1945.
Photo taken Saturday 9 January 1965, Aldershot Garage
45. EOT30
Chambers, Bures EOT30 was a Guy Arab II with an East Lancs L27/28R body acquired in September 1965 from Aldershot & District 893 and was seen in Colchester Bus Station.
Photo taken February 1966, Colchester Bus Station
46. GHN574
Bradford 792, GHN574, is a former Darlington Karrier W, rebodied by East Lancs, now preserved at Sandtofts.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Pasture Lane, Bradford
47. CBX912
Bradford 782, CBX912, stands outside Saltaire depot. It was new in 1946 to Llanelli (the Llanelly and District Electricity Supply Company as it was then) as their 46, one of a batch of twelve; following the nationalisation of the electricity industry in 1948 ownership passed to the South Wales Electricity Board who, four years later, sold it on to the local bus company, South Wales Transport. The system was in a poor condition by then and trolleybuses ran for the last time on 8 November 1952. Whilst Maidstone took two of the batch as complete vehicles, Bradford acquired the remaining ten as chassis only and had new East Lancs H35/28R bodies fitted.
Photo taken c.1970, Saltaire Depot
48. CBX912
Bradford CT 782, CBX912, a Karrier W with East Lancs. H35/28RD body. New to Llanelly & District in 1946 with a Park Royal body, it was acquired as a chassis by BCT in 1952/53, and stored until rebodied as shown in 1956, having been rebuilt with eight feet wide axles. Withdrawn in 1971 it went to Autospares for scrap.
Photo taken August 1970, Thornton Road, Bradford
49. CRN79
Preston was very much a double deck operator prior to the advent of one man operation. In post war years just two Leyland Tiger PS1 chassis were run and suprisingly both are still in existence. 74, CRN79, and 75, CRN80, both carry rear entrance East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
50. CRN79
A rear view of Preston 74, CRN79, an East Lancs bodied Leyland Tiger PS1 dating from 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
51. CRN80
Cumbria Classic Coaches operates "Rosie", former Preston 75, CRN80, a Leyland PS1 with an East Lancs (Bridlington) B34R body of 1946.
Photo taken Friday 4 July 2003, A1, Leeming Bar Services
52. CRN80
CRN80 is a Leyland PS1 with East Lancs B34R bodywork. It was built for Preston Corporation in 1946 and commissioned by them in June 1949. It was withdrawn by Preston in 1968 and preserved by three consecutive enthusiasts over the next ten years. Between 1978 and 1999 it was stored in a garage at Leyland before being bought by Cumbria Classic Coaches.
Photo taken c.2007, West End, Hawes
53. CRN80
Cumbria Classic Coaches ex Preston Corporation 75, CRN80, a 1946 Leyland Tiger PS1 with an East Lancs B34R body at Brough during the Brough & Kirkby Stephen Rally following it's recent starring role in 'Call the Midwife'.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 2014, Brough
54. DKY721
Bradford CT 721, DKY721, a Karrier W with East Lancs. H37/28F body. New in 1946 with a Park Royal body it was rebodied as shown in 1959. Withdrawn in 1971 it passed to a Barnsley breaker in 1973.
Photo taken August 1970, Bank Street, Bradford
55. DKY722
Bradford CT 722, DKY722, a Karrier W of 1946, rebodied by East Lancs in 1958, squeezes under the former Bradford-Queensbury-Halifax/Keighley railway en-route to Clayton.
Photo taken 1971, Pasture Lane, Bradford
56. DKY722
Bradford 722, DKY722, was a Karrier dating from 1946, rebodied by East Lancs in 1957.
Photo taken circa 1968, Buttershaw
57. DKY726
Bradford 726, DKY726, a Karrier W new in 1946 rebodied H37/28F in 1959.
Photo taken c. March 1969, Tyrrel Street, Bradford
58. DKY727
Three eras in one. Bradford 727, DKY727, 788, GHN566, and 792, GHN574, were all Karrier Ws with newer East Lancs bodies.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Thornbury Depot
59. DKY728
Bradford CT 728, DKY728, a Karrier W with East Lancs. H37/28F body. New in 1946 with a Park Royal body, it was rebodied as shown in 1959. Withdrawn in 1971, its disposal was not traced by the PSV Circle.
Photo taken August 1970, Tyrrel Street, turning into Sunbridge Road, Bradford
60. DKY728
Bradford 728, DKY728, was Karrier W dating from 1946 rebuilt with an East Lancs body in 1959.
Photo taken c.1966
61. DKY731
Bradford 731, DKY731 a 1946 Karrier W trolleybus rebodied in 1959 by East Lancs H37/28F.
Photo taken c. 1970/1, Westgate, Bradford
62. DKY732
Bradford 732, DKY732, a 1946 Karrier W with a 1959 East/Lancs H37/28F body, seen descending Westgate, Bradford on an inbound working from Duckworth Lane.
Photo taken c. 1970, Westgate, Bradford
63. DKY733
Bradford 733, DKY733, rests at Thornbury (Bradford Moor) terminus during its last year in service.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Leeds Old Road, Thornbury
64. DKY733
Bradford 733, DKY733, stands in torrential rain at the Thornbury (Bradford Moor) terminus of service 7.
Photo taken c.1970, Leeds Old Road, Thornbury
65. DKY734
Bradford 734, DKY734, a Karrier W, new in 1946 and rebodied by East Lancs in 1959.
Photo taken c. March 1969, Thornton Terminus
66. DKY735
Britain's last trolleybus system was at Bradford and featured many rebodied vehicles, like 735, DKY735, a 1946 Karrier W with 1959 East Lancs front-entrance body.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
67. DKY735
Bradford trolley 735, DKY735, a 1946 Karrier W with 1959 East Lancs front-entrance body.
Photo taken February 1972, Tyrrel Street, Bradford
68. DKY737
Bradford 737, DKY737, a Karrier W built in 1946 and rebodied H37/29F by East Lancashire in 1959.
Photo taken April 1968, Sunbridge Road, Bradford
69. DKY737
Bradford CT 737, DKY737, was one of their Karrier W's dating from 1946, and given new East Lancs bodies in 1959.
Photo taken circa 1966, Duckworth Lane terminus
70. DKY739
1946 Karrier W with 1959 East Lancs. H37/28F body, no 739, DKY739.
Photo taken c. 1970, Squire Lane/Duckworth Lane Terminus
71. DKY739
Bradford 739, DKY739, at the Allerton terminus of route 16. It was a Karrier W new in 1946, later rebodied by East Lancs. with a Roe H30/26R body later reseated to H33/26R.
Photo taken c.1970, Allerton Terminus
72. JK9111
Eastbourne Corporation 13, JK9111, the first of the 1946 East Lancashire bodied Leyland PD1s, this was converted to open-top in the winter of 1961/2 and survived in this form until May 1968 when it was exported to Houston, Texas.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1965, Grand Parade, Eastbourne
73. JK9113
Eastbourne Corporation 15, JK9113, a 1946 Leyland PD1 with East Lancashire body seen outside the old depot in Churchdale Road in August 1964. These were originally H28/24R with a single seat on the middle row each side of the lower deck but were re-seated to H30/26R by 1962. Sold out of service in April 1968, it passed to Margo of London SE20.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Churchdale Road Garage
74. DBO473
Cardiff 213, DBO473, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H38/29R bodywork. New in 1948 and originally had an additional front entrance.
Photo taken Thursday 25 April 1968, Havelock Street, Cardiff
75. DBO475
Cardiff Corporation 215 DBO475, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H38/29R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 24 June 1984, at Cardiff Rally
76. DBO475
Rear view of Cardiff 215, DBO475, BUT 9641T with East Lancs H38/29R bodywork. New in 1948 and originally had an additional front entrance.
Photo taken Sunday 11 January 1970, Newport Road, Cardiff
77. DBO475
Cardiff 215, DBO475, a BUT with East Lancs body seen during the closure of the Cardiff system.
Photo taken Sunday 11 January 1970, Cowbridge Estate, Cardiff ?
78. DBO475
Cardiff 215, DBO475, at Ely on route 10b, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Summer 1969, MacDonald Road, Ely
79. DBO480
The Christmas illuminations on 220, DBO480 show up rather better in this shot in the centre of Cardiff at Christmas 1968.
Photo taken December 1968, Havelock Street, Cardiff
80. DUH722
Cardiff 227, DUH722, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H38/29R bodywork. New in 1948 and originally had an additional front entrance.
Photo taken Saturday 13 July 1968, Roath Depot
81. DUH722
Cardiff 227, DUH722, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H38/29R bodywork, approaching the Gabalfa terminus.
Photo taken Summer 1965, Gabalfa, Cardiff
82. DUH723
During the Christmas period some Cardiff trolleybuses carried appropriate illuminations. 228, DUH723, is in the Ely estate on route 10a at Christmas 1968. Note the board on the front giving route details because the destination blind is obscured.
Photo taken December 1968, MacDonald Road Terminus, Ely, Cardiff
83. EET582
A 1954 East Lancs H30/26R bodywork graces this rebodied Bristol L6B of Rotherham Corporation. 182, EET 582, awaits departure from Doncaster, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 8 April 1958, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
84. FED592
Warrington 42, FED592, a Foden PVD6 with East Lancs H30/26R body was new in 1948.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Bridgefoot
85. FWX912
Bradford 842, FWX912, a Sunbeam F4 with East Lancs H37/29F body. New in 1948 as a single decker to Mexborough and Swinton, the chassis was brought by Bradford in 1961 and the new double-deck body added before entering service.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Bank Street/Broadway
86. FWX912
Bradford 842, ex-Mexborough & Swinton FWX912, negotiates the turning circle at Wibsey terminus.
Photo taken 1971, High Street, Wibsey
87. FWX912
Bradford 842, FWX912, was one of their ex-Mexborough & Swinton single-deck Sunbeam F4's built in 1948, rebodied by East Lancs in 1963.
Photo taken c.1966, Allerton Terminus
88. FWX913
Bradford 843, FWX913, was one of the former Mexborough & Swinton single-deckers rebodied in 1961. It was destined to be the last public service trolleybus on the night of 24 March 1972.
Photo taken 1971, Tyrrel Street/Sunbridge Road junction, Bradford
89. GAA628
Ex Aldershot and District Dennis Lance K3, GAA628, with East Lancs L25/26R body, new in 1948, operated by H.E.Crudgington from Pitsea.
Photo taken Sunday 24 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
90. GAA628
GAA628, second view
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
91. GAA628
GAA628, rear view, operated by H.E.Crudgington from Pitsea, an ex Aldershot and District Dennis Lance K3 with East Lancs L25/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
92. GAA629
Dating from 1948 is GAA629, Aldershot & District 993 which was the last of six Dennis K3 Lances new in 1948 with East Lancs L25/26R bodies. Seen at Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station the fleet number was not carried until June 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
93. GDK401
Samuel Ledgard GDK401, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H31/28R body, new to Rochdale Corporation in 1948 and one of five acquired by Samuel Ledgard in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1967, Crossgate, Otley
94. GDK401
Samuel Ledgard's former Rochdale 201, GDK401, was an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H33/26R body dating from 1948. It was acquired by Ledgard in 1962 and saw service until the demise of the company in 1967.
Photo taken c.1966, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds
95. GDK401
Ledgard, Armley GDK401, seen in Otley Bus Station, was the first of five A.E.C. O961 Regent IIIs acquired from Rochdale in 1962. They had East Lancs H33/26R bodies and had been new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Bus Station
96. GDK404
Samuel Ledgard GDK404, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H31/28R body, new to Rochdale Corporation in 1948 and one of five acquired by Samuel Ledgard in 1962.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
97. GDK405
Samuel Ledgard GDK405, an AEC Regent III 0961 with East Lancs. H33/26R body, new in 1948 to Rochdale Corporation (205), and acquired by Ledgard in 1962. One of a batch of five, this one was withdrawn in 1966 and passed to Jackson's of Bradford for scrap.
Photo taken August 1966, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
98. JK9982
Eastbourne Corporation 25, JK9982, a 1948 Leyland PD2/1 with East Lancashire bodywork seen in Church Street in the Old Town in December 1965. Delivered as H28/24R with a single seat each side as the middle row in the lower saloon this was upseated to H30/26R in 1960. This was withdrawn in August 1967 and sold to Wombwell Diesels.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 December 1965, High Street, Old Town, Eastbourne
99. JTE496
Rawtenstall 11, JTE496, was the first production Leyland PD2. New in 1948 it was of the PD2/1 type with East Lancs H30/26R bodywork and is seen here in Haslingden. Although the first production PD2 chassis built it was not the first to enter service, ones with Leyland bodies entering service in 1947.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Manchester Road, Haslingden
100. EBO892
Cardiff trolley 239, EBO892, a 1949 B.U.T. 9641T with East Lancs B38R single-deck body.
Photo taken August 1962, Cardiff Docks
101. FET803
Rotherham Corporation 103, FET803, a Bristol KS6B with East Lancs body, built in 1949.
Photo taken 1968, near Sunnyside
102. GOU825
Aldershot & District GOU825 was a Dennis K3 Lance which entered service in 1949 carrying an East Lancs L25/26R body. After the entry into service of similar GOU 845 in June 1950 'fleet numbers' started to be applied and GOU825 received the number 125 later in the year. It was seen in the Farnham Road Bus Station in Guildford.
Photo taken Monday 31 August 1959, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
103. GOU829
Aldershot & District 129, GOU829, one of twenty-four Dennis K3 Lances new in 1949 with an East Lancs L25/26R body.
Photo taken Thursday 28 August 1958, Aldershot Bus Station
104. JK9995
Marchant, Cheltenham JK9995, a Crossley DD42/5 with East Lancs H28/24R body seen at Cheltenham Bus Station. It had been new to Eastbourne Corporation as their 38 in 1949, one of a batch of 8, all later sold to Marchant.
Photo taken Saturday 20 July 1963, Cheltenham Bus Station
105. JK9995
Crossleys were never common on the South Coast but Eastbourne Corporation took eight in 1949 including 38, JK9995, a DD42/5 with East Lancs H28/24R body. They were all withdrawn at the end of 1962 and the whole batch went to Marchants at Cheltenham
Photo taken Seaside Road, Eastbourne
106. KNA876
Mayne, Droylsden KNA876 was an A.E.C. Regent III with East Lancs H33/26R body new in August 1949 which is seen in Stevenson Square, Manchester on service 46 to Sunnyside Road, Droylsden operated jointly with Manchester Corporation.
Photo taken Saturday 3 May 1958, Stevenson Square, Manchester
107. KTC615
Accrington Corporation No.10 KTC615, a Guy Arab Mk III (6LW) with Guy B33R bodywork of 1949. It is seeing out its last years with Accrington as a towing vehicle.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Accrington Garage
108. KTC956
Accrington 116, KTC956, a Leyland PD1A with East Lancs H30/26R body, one of four new in 1949. Four others new in the same year had bodies by Bruce (an East Lancs subsidiary). It passed to Womwell Diesels (dealer) in March 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Accrington Garage
109. LHN781
Rainy day in Bradford showing Bradford 831, LHN781, a BUT 9611T built in 1949 with an East Lancashire H37/29F body from 1962.
Photo taken April 1968, Tyrrel Street, Bradford
110. LHN781
A sunny day at Saltaire and Bradford 831, LHN781, stands at the terminus. The BUT9611T had been delivered in the spring of 1949 to Darlington Corporation and entered service on 8 May as their 69, carrying a 56 seat East Lancs rear-entrance body.
Photo taken c.1970, Saltaire Terminus, Bradford
111. LHN782
Bradford 832, LHN782, a BUT 9611T trolley built in 1949 and rebodied H37/29F by East Lancs in 1962.
Photo taken December 1969, Albion Road/Thorp Garth, Idle
112. LHN783
Bradford 833, ex-Darlington LHN783, enters Clayton village along the aptly-named Pasture Lane which first saw trolleybuses in 1926.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Lane End, Clayton
113. LHN784
Bradford City Transport 834, LHN784, a BUT9611T with a 1962 East Lancs body.
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
114. LHN784
Bradford 834, LHN784, an ex-Darlington BUT, takes the curve into Leeds Road from Dudley Hill Road on the then depot-only link from the Saltaire/Greengates routes.
Photo taken June 1971, Killinghall Road, Laisterdyke, Leeds Road, Bradford
115. LHN784
Bradford trolley 834, LHN784, ex-Darlington and then ex-Doncaster, at the turning circle outside Midland Hotel which was installed when the through route to Bradford Moor was severed.
Photo taken Monday 28 October 1963, outside Midland Hotel, Forster Square
116. LHN784
Bradford 834, LHN784, is one of the former Darlington/Doncaster BUT trolleybuses which were given new East Lancs bodies, now preserved at Sandtoft Museum.
Photo taken circa 1966, Albion Road/Leeds Road, Greengates
117. LHN785
Bradford trolleybus 835, LHN785, an ex-Darlington BUT/East Lancs rebuild, is seen at the short-lived Transperience Museum which featured a working trolleybus and tram line.
Photo taken Saturday 29 March 1997, Transperience Museum, Low Moor, Bradford
118. LHN785
Doncaster 383, LHN785, seen in the town centre, was the last of a batch of six acquired from Darlington in 1952. Carrying East Lancs H30/26R bodies, the BUT 9611T chassis were new in 1949. Doncaster withdrew them in 1959 and sold them to Bradford.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, St. Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster
119. LHN78?
An unidentified Bradford trolleybus turning at the Greengates Terminus, believed to be one of the one of the rebodied ex-Doncaster (originally Darlington) BUTs, 831-5, LHN781-5.
Photo taken c. 1970, Greengates Terminus
120. LMA750
S.H.M.D. 50, LMA750, seen in Ashton Bus Station was a Daimler CVD6 with an East Lancs H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 7 August 1965, Ashton Bus Station
121. LMA752
S.H.M.D. 52, LMA752, a Daimler CVD6 with East Lancs H30/26R body is seen on Mersey Way, Stockport approaching Mersey Square.
Photo taken Thursday 26 May 1960, Mersey Way, Stockport
122. LMA754
A rear view, inside the Park Road garage in Stalybridge, of LMA754, one of ten Daimler CVD6s new TO S.H.M.D. in 1949 with East Lancs H30/26R bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1959, Park Road Garage, Stalybridge
123. AHC411
AHC411, Eastbourne Corporation 11 is a 1950 AEC Regal III fitted with East Lancs B30R bodywork. This vehicle was sold out of service, but has since been repurchased by Eastbourne.
Photo taken Sunday 30 July 2006, The Adur Recreation Ground, Brighton Rd, Shoreham by Sea
124. AHC411
Eastbourne Corporation 11, AHC411, a 1950 East Lancs dual purpose 30 seater bodied AEC Regal lll.
Photo taken circa 1969, Cade Street, Eastbourne
125. AHC411
Stagecoach's beautifully preserved AHC411, former Eastbourne Corporation 1950 AEC 'Regal' III with East Lancs DP30R body
Photo taken Sunday 11 December 2016, Seafront Bandstand, Eastbourne
126. AHC411
The lovely cosy interior of AHC411, Stagecoach's beautiful ex Eastbourne Corporation 1950 AEC 'Regal' III with East Lancs DP30R body
Photo taken Sunday 11 December 2016, Arndale Bus Station, Eastbourne
127. AHC445
Eastbourne Corporation 45, AHC445, an AEC Regent III 9613A with East Lancs (finished by Bruce) H30/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, Eastbourne
128. DCK208
Acquired by Premier Travel, Cambridge from Ribble 1237 in January 1962, DCK208 was numbered 140 and was a Leyland PD2/3 with an East Lancs FL27/26RD body which had been new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Haverhill Depot
129. DCK211
Premier Travel 137, DCK211, a former Ribble White Lady Leyland Titan PD2/3 double-deck coach with East Lancs FL27/26R body, new to Ribble in 1950 and one of 10 acquired by Premier Travel in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Drummer Street Bus Station. Cambridge
130. DCK212
In early 1962 Premier Travel bought 10 'White Lady' coaches from Ribble and, later that year, bought another from Reliance of Newbury, whose stage carriage services had been sold to Thames Valley.
Photo taken c.1969, Drummer Street Bus Station. Cambridge
131. DCK212
Ten Leyland PD2/3s with East Lancs FL27/26RD bodies new to Ribble, Preston in 1950 were acquired in 1962 by Premier Travel Cambridge and 138, DCK212, which entered service with Premier Travel in January 1962, is seen at Chrishall.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Chrishall
132. DCK212
Ribble Motor Services 1241, DCK212, a Leyland Titan PD2/3 with East Lancs L49R coach seated bodywork new in 1950-51.
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1960, Cookson Street, Blackpool
133. DCK215
Ribble 1244, DCK215, was from the second batch of White Lady coaches. It had East Lancs FCL27/22RD bodywork on its Leyland PD2/3 chassis and is seen in Burnley
Photo taken Thursday 10 April 1958, Cattle Market Bus Station, Burnley
134. DCK218
Premier Travel, Cambridge 142, DCK218, acquired in January 1962,was a Leyland PD2/3 with an East Lancs FL27/26RD body, new as Ribble 1247 in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Chrishall Depot
135. DCK219
Ribble were one of the first British companies to use double deck coaches. 1248, DCK219, a Leyland Titan PD2/3 with full front East Lancs body dates from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 2005, Brough
136. FET609
Rotherham 5, FET609, number 9 when delivered, is a Daimler CTE6 with East Lancs B38C bodywork. Seen on Rockingham Road, Swinton on the joint route with Mexborough and Swinton en route to Rotherham. New in 1950, number 5 lasted until 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 20 August 1960, Rockingham Road, Swinton
137. FET609
A line of withdrawn Rotherham trolleybuses with no.5 at the front. The original number 5, FET605 was a Daimler CTC6 with East Lancs B38C body new in 1950 and was withdrawn after four years in 1954 along with most of the other CTC6s. However 9, FET609, a Daimler CTE6 with a similar body was renumbered as 5 in 1957 and survived until 1962.
Photo taken 1950s
138. FET610
Rotherham 6, FET610, was originally numbered 10 when delivered in 1950 and renumbered in 1957 after some of the lower numbered buses were rebodied and renumbered. Based on the uncommon Daimler CTE6 chassis, East Lancs B38C bodywork was fitted.
Photo taken Saturday 20 August 1960, Church St., Swinton
139. FET814
Rotherham 114, FET814, a Bristol L6B new in 1950 as a single decker but rebodied in 1952 with an East Lancs H30/26R body.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Effingham Street, Rotherham
140. GOU843
Dennis K3 Lance GOU843 with East Lancs L25/26R body new in May 1950 started to carry its fleet number 143 shortly afterwards. It was caught in Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station with one of the rebodied 1944 Guy Arabs behind.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
141. GOU845
Former Aldershot and District 145, GOU845, Dennis Lance K3 with East Lancs L25/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 2006, Aldershot
142. HOT701
HOT701, Aldershot & District 172, was the last of ten Dennis K3 Lances with East Lancs L25/26R bodies new in 1950 and is seen at Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
143. JWW375
Bradford 845, JWW375, Sunbeam F4, new to Mexborough and Swinton as a single-decker in August 1950 and then rebodied by East Lancs H37/29F before entering service with Bradford.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, entering Duckworth Lane Depot
144. JWW375
Bradford 845, JWW375, Sunbeam F4, new to Mexborough and Swinton as a single-decker in August 1950 and then rebodied by East Lancs H37/29F before entering service with Bradford.
Photo taken January 1972, Thornton Road/Church Road, Bradford
145. JWW375
Bradford 845, JWW375, was the understudy should the official (and suitably decorated) Last Trolleybus (844) became inoperable. Just in case, 845 was given a lower deck repaint and had bunting applied to the booms.
Photo taken Sunday 26 March 1972, Leeds Road, Thornbury
146. JWW375
Bradford 845, JWW375, was to be the understudy for Bradford's official last trolleybus the following day. It is seen making one of the numerous special tours that weekend.
Photo taken Saturday 25 March 1972, Leeds Road, Laisterdyke
147. JWW375
Bradford 845, JWW375, was one of the former Mexborough & Swinton Sunbeams, rebodied by East Lancs.
Photo taken 1968, Thackley
148. JWW375
Bradford 845, JWW375, is the rebuilt former Mexborough & Swinton Sunbeam which survived until the final day of operation and acted as an understudy "Last Trolleybus". It is now at Sandtoft.
Photo taken circa 1966, Albion Road Terminus, Greengates
149. JWW377
Bradford 847, JWW377, pulls out of Albion Road into New Line on the Greengates terminus loop.
Photo taken 1971, New Line, Greengates
150. LHN784
Former Darlington, BUT/East Lancs 834, LHN784, is now safely preserved at Sandtofts.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Clayton Terminus
151. MTB848
Rawtenstall 55, MTB848, a 1950 Leyland Tiger PS2/1 with rear entrance East Lancs bodywork seating 35.
Photo taken Sunday 21 June 2009, Chatsworth
152. MTB848
Rawtenstall 55, MTB848, a Leyland PS2/1 with an East Lancs B35R body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1958, Haslingden Road
153. MTB848
Rossendale MTB848, a Leyland Tiger PS2 with East Lancs body, originally B35R, new as Rawtenstall 55 in 1950. Seen here in the depot in use as a towing vehicle.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1980, Rawtenstall depot
154. AHC447
Eastbourne Corporation 47, AHC 447, was a 1951 East Lancs/Bruce bodied AEC Regent lll which ran in service till 1971 but was used for driver training duties in the mid late 60's till withdrawal.
Photo taken circa 1965, Seaside Road, Eastbourne
155. AHG643
Burnley Colne & Nelson 204, AHG643, a Guy Arab III built 1951 with East Lancashire H31/26R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Burnley Bus Station
156. AHG645
Burnley 206, AHG645, a Guy Arab III with East Lancs H31/26R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken late 1960s, Commercial Hotel, Keighley Road, Colne
157. AHG647
Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 208, AHG647, a Guy Arab III with East Lancs H31/26R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 27 April 1968, Trawden, Colne
158. BDJ79
South Shields 207, BDJ79, a Sunbeam with East Lancs H29/26R body, new to St Helens in 1951 and bought after the St Helens system closed in 1958, blurred by acceleration after turning from Market Place into Chapter Row
Photo taken August 1963, Chapter Row, off South Shields Market Place
159. BDJ83
Bradford 795, former St Helens BDJ83, takes the city-bound wires at Bolton Junction. The nearside wires were for depot workings only.
Photo taken 1971, Idle Road/Bolton Road, Bradford
160. BDJ83
Bradford 795, BDJ83, was one of the ex St Helens, East Lancs-bodied BUTs.
Photo taken c. 1966, climbing out from Town Hall Square roundabout, Bradford
161. BDJ87
Bradford Corporation 799, BDJ87, a BUT9611T with East Lancs H35/28R body. Originally new to St Helens Corporation in 1951, sold to Bradford in 1958 and rebuilt by Roe to H35/28R from H30/26R before entering service.
Photo taken Thursday 5 August 1965, Nelson Street, Bradford
162. BDJ87
St Helens Corporation 387, BDJ87, a 1951 East Lancs bodied BUT 9611T now restored to St Helens livery. This bus also ran for Bradford.
Photo taken Sunday 3 May 2009, Sandtoft Trolley Bus Museum
163. BDJ87
Bradford 799, BDJ87, a BUT 9611T / East Lancs trolley built in 1951 and rebuilt by Roe to H35/28R (originally H30/26R) before entering service with Bradford in 1958.
Photo taken August 1968, Little Horton Lane, Bradford
164. BDJ87
Bradford CT 799, BDJ87, a BUT 9611T with East Lancs. H35/28R body. New in 1951 to St. Helens Corporation as its 187 (later 387), it was acquired from them in 1958, and rebuilt by Roe before entering service in its new home in 1959. Withdrawn in 1971 it passed to the St. Helens Trolleybus and Transport Society for preservation as St. Helens 387.
Photo taken August 1970, Princes Way
165. BDJ89
Bradford trolley 801, BDJ89, a BUT 9611T with East Lancs body, new to St Helens in 1951 and bought by Bradford in 1958. Rebuilt by Roe to H35/28R before entering service.
Photo taken January 1969, BCT Offices, Bolton Road, Bradford
166. BDJ89
Bradford 801, BDJ89, was a BUT9611T which was new to St Helen's Corporation in January 1951 as their 189 although it was later renumbered 389. It carried an East Lancs H35/28R body.
Photo taken c.1969, Clayton Terminus
167. CCP605
Halifax 85, CCP605, one of six Daimler CD650s with East Lancs H30/26R bodies new in 1951 seen in the centre of Halifax.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 1956, Commercial Street
168. DCK207
Ribble 1236, DCK207, a Leyland PD2/3 of 1951 with East Lancs 49 seat Lowbridge coach body
Photo taken 1958, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester
169. DCK219
Ribble, Preston 1248, DCK219, a Leyland PD2/3 with an East Lancs FCL27/22RD body, is seen in Lower Mosley Street Bus Station awaiting departure to Burnley on the X53 service.
Photo taken Saturday 4 June 1960, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
170. FET821
Rotherham 121, FET821, a Bristol L5G with an East Lancs (Bridlington) B32C body dating from 1951. A poor photo salvaged from a poor negative. Why was this bus in Tadcaster in the late 1960s? Was it a short-lived preservation?
Photo taken circa 1968, Tadcaster
171. FVH172
Huddersfield Corporation 172, FVH172, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancs. H30/28R body, new to Huddersfield J.O.C. in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 25 February 1971, Huddersfield Polytechnic
172. FVH172
A rear view of Huddersfield Corporation 172, FVH172, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancs. H30/28R body, new to Huddersfield J.O.C. in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 25 February 1971, Huddersfield Polytechnic
173. HDK835
Rochdale Corporation 235, HDK835, a 1951 East Lancs H33/26R bodied AEC Regent III 9612E pictured at the Dalton Lane Campus display area at the Keighley Bus Museum's Festival Of Transport
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 2013, Dalton Lane, Keighley
174. HDK836
On the left Rochdale Corporation 236, HDK836, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H33/26R body, new in 1951. On the right Ledgard GDK401 another Regent III/East Lancs but H31/26R and originally new to Rochdale Corporation as 201 in 1948.
Photo taken mid 1960s, Rochdale Corporation Depot
175. LTV700
City of Chester 51, LTV700, AEC Regal III built 1951 with East Lancs B35R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Chester City Transport Depot
176. LUF508
Southdown 1508, LUF508, was a 1951 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 fitted with an East Lancs B41F body. This vehicle was originaly fitted with a rear entrance, but the whole batch were converted to front entrance in 1960/61.
Photo taken Summer 1967, Marine Parade, Worthing.
177. BCM940
Merseyside P.T.E. (formerly Birkenhead Corporation) Training Bus BCm940, a Guy Arab III with East Lancashire H33/26R body, new as no. 240 in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 1970, Birkenhead Depot
178. GKG52
Cardiff Corporation 135 and 134, GKG52 and GKG51, Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers with East Lancs B44F bodywork, new in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Cardiff
179. HDK835
Newly restored Rochdale AEC Regent III / East Lancs of 1952, 235, HDK835
Photo taken Sunday 28 October 2012, Piece Hall, Halifax
180. HDK835
Rochdale 235, HDK835, already appears on the site, but now final finishing touches have been applied such as fleet numbers I thought it worth submitting another. It is an AEC Regent III 9612E with East Lancs H33/26R body and just as nice inside as it obviously is outside.
Photo taken Sunday 4 September 2016, Heaton Park, Manchester
181. HKW73
Bradford Corporation 73, HKW73, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H35/26R body, new in 1952, with concealed radiator and Birmingham-style bonnet.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings, Bradford
182. HKW79
Bradford 79, HKW79, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H30/26R body, new in 1952.
Photo taken 1966?, Florida Road, Sandy Lane, Bradford
183. HKW80
Seen in Infirmary Street, Leeds at the terminus of the jointly operated route to Bradford is Bradford 80, HKW80, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III with an East Lancs H33/26R body new in 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1955, Infirmary Street, Leeds
184. HKW81
Bradford 81, HKW81, seen passing the West Yorkshire Wellington Street Coach Station in Leeds was an East Lancs H33/28R bodied AEC 9613E Regent III.
Photo taken Saturday 20 September 1958, by Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
185. HKW82
Bradford City Transport HKW82, a 1952 AEC Regent III with East Lancs bodywork. Very few operators bought Regent IIIs with concealed radiators, Bradford was one as were Devon General and Hull Corporation.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, at Ilkley Bus Station
186. HKW82
Bradford AEC Regent III 9613E 82, HKW82, a 1952 example with an East Lancs body and a concealed radiator, heels over as it leaves Skipton bus station with a good load during the Aire Valley Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2015, Skipton Bus Station
187. HKW82
The upper deck of preserved Bradford City Transport East Lancs bodied AEC Regent III 9613E 82, HKW82, of 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 8 October 2017, Skipton Bus Station
188. HKW83
Bradford Corporation Transport 83, HKW83, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs body dating from 1952, stands next to 33, FKY33, a Weymann H33/26R bodied AEC Regent III new in 1949.
Photo taken 1967, Bankfoot depot, Bradford
189. HKW84
Bradford Corporation Transport 84, HKW84, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs body dating from 1952, is seen fresh out of the workshop after overhaul.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Thornbury Depot
190. LUF502
Southdown 1502, LUF502, a Leyland Royal Tiger with East Lancs B41F body, new in 1952
Photo taken 1964, Basin Road, Chichester
191. LUF509
Southdown 1509, LUF509, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with East Lancs rear-entrance(?) body.
Photo taken c. 1957, London Victoria Coach Station
192. LUF509
Southdown 1509, LUF509, was a Leyland PSU1 Royal Tiger with B39R body new in 1952. It is seen here on hire to the associated Triumph Coaches.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
193. BHG755
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 36, BHG755, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs B39F body, new in 1953
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2003, North Weald
194. BHG755
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 36, BHG755, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs B39F body, new in 1953
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
195. HKW90
Bradford C.T. 90, HKW90, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancs. H35/26R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken August 1970, Hall Ings, Bradford
196. KOT113
Seen at the Aldershot garage is Aldershot & District 186, KOT113, which was a Guy Arab LUF with an East Lancs B41R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 9 January 1965, Aldershot Garage
197. MCD510
Seen in Pool Valley at Brighton is Southdown 1510, MCD510, the first of thirty Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with East Lancs B40C bodies.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
198. MCD520
Southdown, Brighton 1520, MCD520, seen in Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger, new in 1953, with an East Lancs B40C body.
Photo taken Sunday 23 April 1961, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
199. MCD525
Southdown 1525, MCD525, was a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with an East Lancs B39F body of 1953. Behind it is Aldershot & District 283, RCG601, a Weymann-bodied AEC Reliance of 1957.
Photo taken 1966, Midhurst
200. MCD532
Southdown 1532, MCD532, a 1953 Leyland Royal Tiger PCU1/13 with an East Lancs B39F body. This vehicle was built with a central entrance, but was later rebuilt for one person operation.
Photo taken 1966, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
201. MCD533
Southdown 1533, MCD533, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with East Lancs B39F body, new in 1953, one of a batch of 40 bought in 1952/3.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1964, Old Steine, Brighton
202. MCD538
Seen at Pool Valley Bus Station in Brighton, Southdown 1538, MCD538, carried East Lancs B40C bodywork on its Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger chassis new in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 23 April 1961, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
203. NTE384
A busy scene in the Butts Bridge district of Leigh in 1963 with facing the camera Leigh 43, NTE384, one of seven AEC Regent IIIs with East Lancs L27/26R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken 1963, Leigh
204. CHG541
Burnley bought half cab saloons long after most operators had switched to underfloor engined types. This Leyland Tiger PS2/14, 41, CHG541, dates from 1954 and carries an East Lancs body.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
205. CHG541
Well remembered for their long-surviving Leyland PS2 half-cabs. Burnley Colne & Nelson No.41 CHG541 is a PS2/14 model with East Lancs B39F bodywork new in 1954. It looked resplendent here have recently being repainted.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
206. CHG541
Cumbria Classic Coaches CHG541 (ĎHarrietí), formerly Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, is a Leyland PS2/14 new in December 1954. Originally fitted with an East Lancs B39R body, in January 1958 this was rebuilt, also by East Lancs, to B39F and converted for OMO.
Photo taken Tuesday 19 July 2016, Hawes, Station Yard
207. CHG543
Burnley, Colne and Nelson 43, CHG543, a Leyland PS2/14 with East Lancs B39F body, built in 1954.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 May 1972, Colne depot
208. HVH239
Huddersfield J.O.C. 239, HVH239, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancashire L30/28R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken August 1970, John William Street, Huddersfield
209. LOU32
Aldershot & District 204, LOU32, new in 1954 was a Dennis K4 Lance, one of thirty-two new in 1954. The first twenty, of which this was the second, had East Lancs L28/28R bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 28 August 1958, Aldershot Bus Station
210. LOU39
Aldershot & District 211, LOU39, a Dennis Lance K4 5LW with East Lancs L28/28R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken 1964, Wellington Avenue, Aldershot
211. LOU39
One of thirty-two Aldershot & District Dennis K4 Lances new in 1954, LOU39 was one of the twenty with East Lancs L28/28R bodies and was numbered 211 as seen here at Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
212. LOU48
Preserved Aldershot & District 220, LOU48, a Dennis Lance K4 5LW with East Lancs L28/28R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
213. LOU48
Rear view of preserved Aldershot & District Dennis Lance 220, LOU48
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
214. LOU48
Aldershot & District, Aldershot 220, LOU48, a Dennis K4 Lance with an East Lancs L28/28R body is seen at Reading Station.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Reading Station
215. MED172
With an East Lancs H30/28R body Warrington 106, MED172, was the middle one of three such buses new in December 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Buttermarket Stret/Bridge Street, Warrington
216. UTC672
The small Lancashire independent operator Bamber Bridge Motor Services bought this AEC Regent III with East Lancs lowbridge body in 1954. It is now owned by Cumbria Classic Coaches after a number of years in preservation. 4, UTC672, awaits departure from Kirkby Stephen railway station.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
217. CHG541
Burnley bought Leyland Tigers well into the nineteen fifities, the last ones entering service in 1955. 41, CHG541, is a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with front entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken 1989, Ingrow
218. DHG220
Burnley 220, DHG220, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with East Lancs body. The bus is seen after withdrawal by Burnley when it was owned by a Bradford contractor.
Photo taken 1973, Bradford
219. DHG220
Burnley, Colne & Nelson Joint Transport Committee (to give their full name) 220, DHG220, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Saturday 27 April 1968, Laneshawbridge, Colne
220. DHG222
Burnley 222, DHG222, a Leyland PD2/12 with East Lancs H32/28R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken late 1960s, Burnley Bus Station
221. DHG47
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 47, DHG47, was a Leyland PS2/14 with an East Lancs B39F body dating from as late as 1955.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 May 1972, Colne bus station
222. DHG49
Another Leyland PS2/14 in the Burnley Colne & Nelson fleet was No. 49 DHG49, a 1955 bus with East Lancs B39F body.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
223. EDJ505
Shaw Bros, Byers Green, EDJ505, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 built in 1955 with East Lancs H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, Byers Green Depot
224. GWH516
Bolton Corporation 9, GWH516, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/14 built in 1955 with East Lancs B43F Body
Photo taken 1964, Moor Lane Bus Station
225. GWH516
Bolton 9, GWH516, was a solitary East Lancs B43F bodied Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger delivered in 1955 and is seen entering the bay for routes 215 and 225 at Moor Lane bus station in Bolton.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
226. JVH373
Preserved former Huddersfield 243, JVH373, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs L30/28R body, new in June 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, Blackpool
227. JVH376
Huddersfield 176, JVH376, was an AEC Regent III with an East Lancs body dating from 1955.
Photo taken 1970, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield
228. JVH378
Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee 178, JVH378, a AEC Regent III with East Lancs H33/28R body, new in 1955. Partly visible behind is 16, OCX116, a 1959 AEC Reliance, also with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Lord Street, Huddersfield
229. JVH378
In contrast with the streamlined livery applied to corporation trolleybuses, the Huddersfield JOC livery for its motor buses was a restrained red and cream. 178, JVH378, a 1955 AEC Regent III with lowbridge East Lancs body would late in its career carry a modified version of the streamlined livery but is restored to original condition as seen here.
Photo taken 1996, Dewsbury Bus Museum
230. JVH378
Until 1962 all motor buses in Hudderfield were Joint Committee vehicles while the trolleybuses were wholly owned by the corporation. This East Lancs bodied AEC Regent III dates from 1955 and was 178, JVH378, in the JOC fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
231. JVH378
The use of a divided rear platform window was something that had largely disappeared after the Second World War but Huddersfield specified it as late as 1955 on 178, JVH378, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs bodywork
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
232. JVH378
Seen in 1985 is Huddersfield 178, JVH378, a 1955 AEC Regent III with highbridge bodywork. It carries the final Huddersfield livery but is now restored to JOC red livery.
Photo taken August 1985, Wallace Arnold Gelderd Road Depot, Leeds
233. JVH380
Huddersfield Corporation 180, JVH380, an AEC Regent III with an East Lancs H33/28R body new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1957, Huddersfield
234. JVH381
Huddersfield J.O.C. 181, JVH381, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancashire H33/28R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken August 1970, Meltham Mills Road, Meltham, Kirklees
235. KBO951
Cardiff 278, KBO951, was a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R bodywork, one of the final batch of thirteen trolleybuses dating from 1955. These magnificent vehicles were purchased to facilitate the 4 mile extension from Victoria Park along Cowbridge Road West and Grand Avenue into the Ely housing estate.
Photo taken 1969, Havelock Street, Cardiff
236. KBO951
Cardiff 278, KBO951 on route 10b on the dual carriageway which runs through the Ely estate. Note that although this vehicle still has its original front windows and blind box, the latter has been masked to fit a rather more cramped blind layout.
Photo taken Summer 1969, Grand Avenue, Ely, Cardiff
237. KBO952
Cardiff 279, KBO952, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R bodywork. New in 1955 and only fitted with a single staircase unlike the previous batches of BUT 9641Ts.
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 1968, Roath Depot
238. KBO954
Cardiff East Lancs bodied BUT 281, KBO954 on route 10a. Again the blind box has been masked.
Photo taken Summer 1969, Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff
239. KBO955
Cardiff 282, KBO955, BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R bodywork. New in 1955 and only fitted with a single staircase unlike the previous batches of BUT 9641Ts.
Photo taken Sunday 21 January 1968, Royal Oak Terminus, Newport Road
240. KBO957
Cardiff 284, KBO957 at the head of the line in the depot. It was an East Lancs bodied BUT, part of the final batch of 13 trolleybuses new in 1955.
Photo taken Summer 1969, Roath Depot
241. KBO958
Cardiff 285, KBO958 pulls out of the depot yard. Another unidentified trolleybus parked on the right has had its front panel removed, suggesting that it has had to be towed in. 285 was a BUT with East Lancs body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Summer 1969, Roath Depot
242. KBO959
Cardiff 286, KBO959, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R bodywork. New in 1955 and only fitted with a single staircase unlike the previous batches of BUT 9641Ts.
Photo taken Friday 5 January 1968, Roath Depot
243. KBO960
Cardiff 287, KBO960 on its way out of Cardiff on route 10a at Victoria Park in 1969. It was an East Lancs bodied BUT, part of the final batch of 13 trolleybuses new in 1955
Photo taken Summer 1969, Victoria Park, Cardiff
244. KBO960
Cardiff East Lancs bodied BUT 287, KBO960 on route 10a.
Photo taken Summer 1969, Cowbridge Road East
245. KBO960
That's how to do it!. As Cardiff Trolleybus 287, KBO960, the highest numbered BUT 9641T / East Lancs H40/32R in the fleet pulls away from a stop in Green Farm Road (?), nifty movement ensures that this passenger gets carried. The small trolley heads are apparent in this view.
Photo taken Aug 1968, MacDonald Road, Cardiff
246. OED213
Warrington 108, OED213, was one of the final batch of five Fodens, delivered to Warrington in 1955/6. It was a PVD6 fitted with East Lancs H30/28R body.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Arpley Bus Station
247. OED217
Preserved ex-Warrington Corporation 112, OED217, was one of the final batch of five Fodens delivered to Warrington in 1955/6, a PVD6 fitted with East Lancs H30/28R body.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
248. OED217
Rear shot of ex-Warrington Corporation Foden 112, OED217.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
249. UTC672
Preserved former BBMS (Bamber Bridge Motor Services) UTC672, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs L27/28RD body, new in January 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, Blackpool
250. VTJ731
Seen in Bacup is Rossendale Joint Transport 24, VTJ731, a Leyland PD2/20 with an East Lancs H31/28R body.
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, St James Street, Bacup
251. WTE23
Leigh Corporation 49, WTE23, a Leyland PD2/20 from 1955 with East Lancs L30/28R body.
Photo taken Early 1959, King Street Bus Station
252. DHC649
Eastbourne 49, DHC649, withdrawn and ready for dispatch to the scrappers in Churchdale Rd depot in August 1980. At one stage this was a contender for preservation.
Photo taken August 1980, Churchdale Road, Eastbourne
253. DHC649
Rear view of Eastbourne 49, DHC649, about to depart with the scrapman from Churchdale Road depot in August 1980.
Photo taken August 1980, Churchdale Road, Eastbourne
254. DHC651
Eastbourne Corporation 51, DHC651, a 1956 AEC 'Regent' V with East Lancashire H30/26R bodywork seen in Green Street, Old Town opposite the "Tally Ho Inn" in December 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 December 1965, Green Street, Old Town, Eastbourne
255. DHC654
Eastbourne Corporation 54, DHC654, an AEC Regent V D3RV with East Lancs. H30/26R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 23 July 1970, Terminus Road, Eastbourne
256. EHG831
Burnley Colne & Nelson 231, EHG831, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1956 with East Lancashire H34/26R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Burnley Bus Station
257. KVH219
Huddersfield 619, KVH219, was a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken 1967, New Hey Road, Outlane Terminus, Huddersfield
258. KVH219
Huddersfield 619, KVH219, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken August 1968, St. Thomas Rd, Huddersfield
259. KVH220
Huddersfield 620, KVH220, was a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken 1967, Mitchell Avenue, Waterloo Terminus
260. KVH220
Huddersfield 620, KVH220, was a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken 1967, Lidget Street, Lindley
261. KVH223
Huddersfield 623, KVH223, seen during the last week of trolleybuses in Huddersfield (the system closed on the 13th July 1968). 623 was a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in October 1956.
Photo taken July 1968, Thomas Street, Lindley
262. KVH223
Decorated Huddersfield trolleybus 623, KVH223, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken July 1968, Mitchell Avenue/Peninstone Road, Waterloo
263. KVH223
Huddersfield BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body 623, KVH223.
Photo taken Wednesday 10 July 1968, New Hey Road, Outlane Terminus, Huddersfield
264. KVH226
Huddersfield 626, KVH226, was a BUT 964T with East Lancashire H40/26R body of 1956.
Photo taken 1967, Waterloo Rise, Waterloo Terminal loop, Huddersfield
265. KVH226
Huddersfield Corporation 626, KVH226, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956, alongside motorbus 429, AVH429B, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31F body, new in 1964.
Photo taken June or July 1968, St. George's Square, Huddersfield
266. KVH226
Huddersfield Corporation 626, KVH226, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs. H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken June or July 1968, New Hey Road, Salendine Nook, Huddersfield
267. KVH227
Huddersfield trolleybus 627, KVH227, a BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken July 1968, New Hey Road, Salendine Nook
268. KVH229
Huddersfield 629, KVH229, at Outlane turning circle on probably the last day. Are the two enthusiasts on the right recognisable as regulars here?
Photo taken July 1968, New Hey Road, Outlane Terminus, Huddersfield
269. KVH229
Huddersfield 629, KVH229 a 1956 BUT 9641T with East Lancs H40/32R body.
Photo taken Saturday 13 July 1968, Mitchell Avenue, Waterloo Terminus, Huddersfield
270. MUH319
Cardiff 319, MUH319, a 1956 Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken Friday 31 December 1971, Cardiff Bus Station
271. OED214
Warrington 109, OED214, a Foden PVD6 built in 1956 with East Lancashire H30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Bridgefoot
272. OED215
Warrington Corporation 110, OED215, a Foden PVD6 built in 1956 with East Lancashire H30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Buttermarket Street
273. POU494
King Alfred 494, POU494, a Leyland PD2/24 Bullnose with East Lancs L27/28R body, new in 1956, was exported to the USA after withdrawal from service in 1972 but was shipped back in 1993 and restored by FOKAB (Friends of King Alfred Buses).
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
274. POU494
One of two Leyland PD2/24s with East Lancs L27/28R bodies, POU494, seen in Winchester, was new to Chisnell (King Alfred) in 1956. POU494 has been preserved.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, The Broadway, Winchester
275. POU494
A request for more King Alfred photos has been made and of the two other views I have, both buses have been preserved. Here is POU494 which has already been seen on SCT61, a Leyland PD2/20 with East Lancs low height body, making doubly sure that passengers know this is a number 12 bus!
Photo taken Aug 1968, Broadway, Winchester
276. POU494
Rear view of preserved King Alfred POU494, a Leyland PD2/24 with East Lancs L27/28R body, new in 1956, as passengers clamber off after a trip around the town.
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, FOKAB Running Day Winchester
277. RUF189
Southdown 789, RUF189, a Leyland PD2/12 with East Lancs H31/28RD body new in 1956 was the first of twenty-four such vehicles new in 1956/7 and is seen on South Parade, Southsea.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, South Parade, Southsea
278. RUF193
Sadly, not all preserved Southdown buses have survived. This one was particularly low-profile, even though I saw more of it than most because it was kept for a while at our premises in Greenfield. 793, RUF193, was a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with an East Lancs H31/28RD body and, as I apparently saw it in my bus-spotting days I suspect it was based at the western end of Southdown's territory.
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1975, Southport Pleasureland Coach Park
279. RUF195
Southdown cars 264 & 795. 264, BUF264C, a 1965 Leyland PD3/4 with Northern Counties FH69F bodywork, and 795, RUF195, a 1956 Leyland PD2/12 with East Lancs H59RD bodywork.
Photo taken 1967, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
280. RUF200
Southdown 800, RUF200, a 1956 Leyland PD2/12 fitted with East Lancs H59RD bodywork, seen here on the joint M&D service 122 to Gravesend.
Photo taken 1966, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
281. RUF205
Southdown 805/787/808, RUF205/RUF187/RUF208, Leyland Titan PD2/12's with H31/28RD bodies - 805 & 808 by East Lancs. and 187 by Beadle, all new in 1956. Lurking only partially in view on the left is a Commer Avenger IV with Harrington Crusader coach body.
Photo taken July 1970, Southdown Depot, Lewes
282. RUF212
Southdown 812, RUF212, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with East Lancs H31/28RD body, new in 1956/57. Passing by is 153 (EUF153D). a Leopard PSU3/1R with Weymann B45F body, new in 1966.
Photo taken July 1970, Old Steine, Brighton
283. 128DTD
Lancaster City Transport 128, 128DTD, a 1957 East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD2/41
Photo taken August 1973, Lancaster Bus Station
284. 129DTD
Former Lancaster Corporation 129, 129DTD, a Leyland Titan PD2/41 with East Lancs. H35/28R body, new in 1957, but now in Lancaster City Transport livery and pictured in Morecambe whilst performing driver training duties.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Morecambe
285. 324DTB
Accrington 145, 324DTB, a Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H32/26R body, one of eight new in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1958, Cattle Market Bus Station, Burnley
286. 356BTB
Accrington 140, 356BTB, a Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H32/26R body, one of eight new in 1957. It lasted in the fleet until 1972.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, in Grimshaw Street, Burnley
287. 356BTB
A colour shot of Accrington 140 showing the very distinctive livery used by the corporation.
140, 356BTB, was a Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H32/26R body, one of eight new in 1957 - it lasted in the fleet until 1972.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Melbourne Street, Accrington
288. 434BTE
Darwen Corporation 17, 434BTE, was a 1957 AEC Regent V with East Lancs body. This bus was unusual in being badged as a Crossley Regent and was technically the last Crossley double decker to enter service.
Photo taken 2000, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
289. 434BTE
Darwen 17, 434BTE, a Crossley Regent V /East Lancs follows ex County Motors /West Riding Guy Wulfrunian 995, UCX275, along the lower promenade at Blackpool on the occasion of the Ribble Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1980, Lower Promenade, North Shore, Blackpool
290. 435BTE
Darwen 18, 435BTE, was a Crossley MU3RV1350 Reliance with an East Lancs B43F body, one of two new in 1957. Basically this was an A.E.C. Reliance, badged as a Crossley.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Darwen Circus
291. 491DTC
London had its Abbey Road, but Leigh its Abbey Lane. SELNEC Northern 6955, 491DTC, a Leyland Titan PD2/30 with East Lancs L30/28R body and modified grille had carried me there from the Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 1973, Abbey Lane terminus, Leigh
292. 492DTC
Greater Manchester PTE 6956, 492DTC, a Leyland Titan PD2/30 built 1957 with East Lancashire L30/28R bodywork. This had been new as Leigh 56.
Photo taken August 1975, Leigh Depot
293. 493DTC
Leigh 57, 493DTC, a 1957 Leyland Titan PD2/30 with lowbridge East Lancs body is seen at Leigh bus station when being used as a driver trainer. The bus had passed to the PTE with the rest of the fleet in 1969 and carries its new SELNEC number 6957 but no fleet names.
Photo taken 1970, King Street Bus Station, Leigh
294. 493DTC
SELNEC Northern 6957, 493DTC, was a Leyland Titan PD2/30 with East Lancs L30/28R body. It was new as Leigh 57 in December 1957, middle bus of a batch of five which transferred to the PTE on 1 November 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 1973, Leigh Bus Station
295. 70BTB
Two Leyland PD2/12s with East Lancs H31/28R bodies were delivered to Widnes in March 1957 and 27, 70BTB, the second of them is seen in Widnes leaving for Hough Green.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, St. Paul's Road/Victoria Road
296. 881BTF
City of Lancaster 881, 881BTF, a Leyland Titan PD2/41 built in 1957 with East Lancashire H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, The Battery, Morecambe
297. HCB140
Blackburn 140, HCB140, a Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H32/26R body, one of ten new in 1957.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Station
298. RUF208
Tyne Valley Coaches, Acomb near Hexham, RUF208, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1957 with East Lancs H31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken April 1972, Acomb near Hexham
299. RUF209
Southdown 809, RUF209, on the 122 stand at The Overcliffe, Gravesend.
Photo taken late 1964, Overcliffe, Gravesend
300. 223FTC
Leigh Corporation 60, 223FTC, a Dennis Loline Mk 1 built in 1958 with East Lancs H41/31R body.
Photo taken Late 1960, Spinning Jenny Street, Leigh
301. 383FTJ
Accrington 148, 383FTJ, Leyland PD2/31 with East Lancs H32/26R body, one of two new in 1958.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, in Blackburn Bus Station
302. 387FTB
Accrington Corporation 146, 387FTB, a Guy Arab Mk. IV / East Lancs H32/26R new in 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Accrington Garage
303. 463GTD
Darwen 26, 463GTD, with an East Lancs H31/28RD body was a Leyland PD2/31 and was seen at Darwen (Circus).
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Darwen Circus
304. 466FTJ
Rawtenstall Corporation 58, 466FTJ, a 1958 Leyland Tiger Cub with East Lancs 43 seat body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, Bolton Abbey Station
305. 623BYA
Hutchings and Cornelious owned this Dennis Loline with East Lancs bodywork from new. 623BYA was one of the first Lolines to enter service when bought in 1958. It is seen in a Barnsley dealers yard in the late 1970s.
Photo taken late 1970s, Barnsley
306. 623BYA
Hutchings & Cornelius, South Petherton 623BYA was a Dennis Loline new in 1958 with an East Lancs H37/31R body seen in Yeovil.
Photo taken Saturday 18 May 1968, Yeovil
307. HB9841
Merthyr Tydfil 105, HB9841, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs H41/32RD body is seen in service with Lancaster in 1976 as their 841. The bus was bought as a driver trainer but is seen here in service.
Photo taken August 1976, Battery Hotel, Morecambe
308. HB9841
Lancaster City Council 9841, HB9841, a Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/32RD, a training vehicle ex Merthr Tydfil in 1974 although LCT did use it in service.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1980, LCT Morecambe depot
309. HB9841
Lancaster City Council 9841, HB9841, a Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/32RD, ex Merthyr Tydfil on driver taining duties.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 November 1981, Brock Street, Lancaster
310. HDJ761
Former St. Helens Corporation J161, HDJ761, AEC Regent V with East Lancs H33/28R body, new in December 1958, seen with Merseyside Coachways.
Photo taken Summer 1972, Liverpool
311. KBV150
Blackburn 150, KBV150, Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H32/26R body, one of eight new in 1958, on the bus park at Blackburn.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Bridge Street
312. KBV157
Blackburn 157, KBV157, a 1958 Guy Arab IV with East Lancs body. The radiator front apppears to be a home-made replacement. The brighter livery introduced with the first rear engined buses is carried.
Photo taken 1977, Blackburn Bus Park
313. MBN177
Bolton bought their first Leyland Titan PD3s in 1958. They had East Lancs bodywork. Seen here is 122, MBN177, which was a Leyland Titan PD3/5.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1982, at Harrogate
314. SOU459
Aldershot & District 351, SOU459, an East Lancs H37/31RD bodied Dennis Loline I, new in 1958 passes through Mersey Square, Stockport bound for Manchester LMS whilst on loan to North Western Road Car Company in exchange for 813, RDB813, Dennis Loline I with East Lancs H39/32F bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 26 May 1960, Mersey Square, Stockport
315. SOU465
Preserved Aldershot & District Dennis Loline 357, SOU465, with East Lancs H37/31RD body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
316. SOU465
Aldershot & District 357, SOU465, was one of the early Dennis Lolines with East Lancs H37/31RD body of 1958.
Photo taken Monday 5 August 1963, Guildford
317. SOU465
Not the best of summer weather as preserved Aldershot & District Dennis Loline 357, SOU465, loads up for a running day trip. It has an East Lancs H37/31RD body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2011, Alton
318. SOU465
New in March 1958, SOU465 was numbered 357 in the Aldershot & District Fleet being one of thirty-four East Lancs H37/31RD bodied Dennis Lolines.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
319. SOU465
Preserved Aldershot & District Dennis Loline 357, SOU465, with East Lancs H37/31RD body, new in 1958, heading off on a trip.
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, FOKAB Running Day Winchester
320. 389JTD
Lancaster City Transport 389, 389JTD, a 1959 Leyland Tiger Cub with East Lancs body. The use of the side destination blind as a pay as you enter sign is unusual.
Photo taken August 1973, Lancaster Bus Station
321. 632GTF
Widnes 29, 632GTF, a Leyland PD2/40 with an East Lancs H35/28R body was one of two new in February 1959 and is seen in Widnes.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Victoria Road, Widnes
322. 878GTF
Leigh Corporation 62, 878GTF, a Dennis Loline with East Lancs H41/31R body in Salford outside Victoria Bus Station in May 1959 when two months old.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1959, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
323. HHG33
Lancaster City Council 33, HHG33, a Leyland PD3/6 with East Lancs H41/31F bodywork, picks up passengers outside the erstwhile Morecambe Station. It had been new in March 1959 to Burnley, Colne and Nelson as their 233.
Photo taken c.1975, Morecambe Promenade
324. KDJ999
St Helens Corporation Transport AEC Regent V with East Lancs body, fleet No K199, KDJ999, was the only front loader operated by this municipal, the bus was commonly known as Big Berther.
Photo taken 1971, Jackson Street Garage, St. Helens
325. NBN436
Former Bolton Corporation 128, NBN436, a 1959 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs bodywork heads a line of three GMT PTE trainers at Bolton depot.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1980, Bolton Depot
326. NBN440
SELNEC Northern 6632, NBN440, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1959 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork. The former Bolton 132 was still in the town when photographed in SELNEC days.
Photo taken May 1973, Bolton
327. PVH931
Huddersfield 631, PVH931, a 1959 Sunbeam S7A trolleybus with East Lancs H40/32R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
328. PVH931
Huddersfield 631, PVH931, a Sunbeam S7A dating from 1959 and with East Lancs H40/32R body, stands in glorious sunshine, awaiting time for her official relaunch after the recent refurbishment programme.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 2014, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
329. PVH931
The high standard of the refurbishment of Huddersfield 631, PVH931, a Sunbeam S7A of 1959 with East Lancs H40/32R body, can be seen in this interior view of the lower deck.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 2014, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
330. PVH932
Huddersfield 632, PVH932, one of Huddersfield's final batch of trolleybuses, a Sunbeam S7 with East Lancs H40/32R body delivered in 1959
Photo taken 1965, Bradley (Leeds Road) Terminus, Huddersfield
331. PVH933
Huddersfield trolleybus 633, PVH933, a Sunbeam S7 with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in November 1959.
Photo taken July 1968, Lidget Street, Lindley, Huddersfield
332. PVH933
Huddersfield Corporaration 633, PVH933, a Sunbeam S7 with East Lancs H40/32R body, new in 1959.
Photo taken June or July 1968, Mitchell Avenue/Waterloo Rise, Waterloo, Huddersfield
333. PVH933
Huddersfield 633, PVH933, was an East Lancs bodied Sunbeam dating from 1959.
Photo taken circa 1965, Leeds Road, Bradley
334. PVH939
Huddersfield 639, PVH939, was an East Lancs H40/32R-bodied Sunbeam S7-MV dating from 1959.
Photo taken 1967, Westgate, Huddersfield
335. PVH940
Huddersfield 640, PVH940, a Sunbeam S7 trolleybus with H40/32R body, new in 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 13 July 1968, Mitchell Avenue, Waterloo Terminus, Huddersfield
336. PVH990
Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee 190, PVH990, a Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1959
Photo taken Thursday 5 August 1965, Huddersfield (Merton Street) Bus Station
337. PVH991
West Yorkshire PTE 4191, PVH991, a 1959 Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H37/28R body.
Photo taken c. 1975/6, Longroyd Bridge Depot, Huddersfield
338. 136NAL
West Bridgford 36, 136NAL, seen at South Parade, Nottingham was an East Lancs H37/28R bodied AEC Regent V
Photo taken Sunday 3 January 1965, South Parade, Nottingham
339. 160ANM
Luton Corporation Leyland Titan PD2/30 with East Lancs lowbridge body 160, 160ANM, dating from 1960, being in a batch of five, 158-162 (158-162 ANM).
Photo taken October 1960, Park Street Garage, Luton
340. 162ANM
162ANM was a Leyland PD2/30 with an East Lancs L27/28R body new as Luton 162 and was the last of five new in 1960, following the delivery of five Weymann bodied examples in 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1960, Luton
341. 163ANM
Luton 163, 163ANM, a Dennis Loline II with East Lancs H35/28F body, new in October 1960
Photo taken c.1970
342. 164ANM
This October 1960 Dennis Loline II with East Lancs H35/28F body was number 164 in the Luton fleet and was registered 164ANM.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1960, Luton
343. 164ANM
A rear view of 164ANM, a Dennis Loline II with East Lancs H35/28F body which was Luton 164, one of a pair delivered in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1960, Luton
344. 187LTB
Leigh Corporation No. 1, 187LTB, a 1960 Leyland Tiger Cub with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Sunday 29 May 1966, King Street Bus Station, Leigh
345. 192OTB
Rossendale 44, 192OTB, a Leyland Titan PD2/41 with East Lancs H31/28R body. new to Haslingden as their number 14 in June 1960, it is seen here at the Rawtenstall depot in use as a driver training vehicle.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1980, Rawtenstall depot
346. 197KFC
City of Oxford 197, 197KFC, was one of five A.E.C. MD3RV Regent Vs with East Lancs L30/28RD bodies new in 1960 seen at the City of Oxford garage.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1971, City Of Oxford Garage
347. 301KFC
Cobholm Coaches 301KFC, Dennis Loline II / East Lancs H35/28F, seen here on loan to Eastern Counties. Originally City of Oxford 301, new in 1960. Note the route number on the radiator grille!
Photo taken September 1974, off Apsley Road, Great Yarmouth
348. 301KFC
Another shot of Cobholm Coaches 301KFC, ex-City of Oxford Dennis Loline / East Lancs, on loan to ECOC.
Photo taken September 1974, Great Yarmouth
349. 4070JW
Dumped at the back of Walsall depot in very derelict condition is one of Wolverhampton's two Guy Wulfrunians, 70, 4070JW.
Photo taken Walsall Depot
350. 4071JW
Wolverhampton Corporation 71, 4071JW, a 1960 Guy 'Wulfrunian' with East Lancashire H40/31F body seen in Wulfruna Street in August 1966.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1966, Wulfruna Street, Wolverhampton
351. 950RTB
Accrington 155, 950RTB, Leyland PD2/31 with East Lancs H35/28R body, one of two new in 1960
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, St. James Square, Bacup
352. PBN664
Bolton 146, PBN664, a 1960 Daimler CVG6/30 with front entrance East Lancs body. It carries the livery of Rennie of Dunfermline who adopted the yellow and cream of Newcastle after buying some early Leyland Atlanteans from them.
Photo taken 1978, Barnsley
353. PBN664
Seen leaving Howell Croft bus station in Bolton is 146, PBN664, of the second batch of Boltonís 30í Daimlers.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Howell Croft Bus Station
354. PBN664
Fok-Lei, Macau, CV202 M-87-57, a Daimler CVG6-30 built in 1960 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork. This had been new as Bolton Corporation 146 registered PBN664.
Photo taken July 1981, Macau
355. PBN668
Bolton Corporation bought a number of Daimler buses in the post war years. The last were a batch of East Lancs bodied Daimler CVG6-30s bought in 1960. 150, PBN668, numerically the last one, is now preserved
Photo taken mid 1990s, at Halifax bus rally
356. RDB814
North Western Road Car 814, RDB814, Denns Loline II with East Lancs H39/32F bodywork, new in 1960
Photo taken July 1970, off Wood Street, Stockport
357. RDB814
North Western Road Car Co. 891, RDB891, a Dennis Loline III with Alexander body, and 814, RDB814, a Dennis Loline II with East Lancashire body. In the background, another Loline II and an AEC Renown.
Photo taken 1969, Mersey Square, Stockport
358. RDB817
North Western 817, RDB817, a Dennis Loline (0600 engine) with East Lancs H39/32F bodywork would have been almost brand new in this 1960 image taken on Hague Bar Road, New Mills.
Photo taken Monday 1 August 1960, Hague Bar Road, New Mills
359. 101UTF
Lancaster City Transport 101, 101UTF, a 1961 Leopard L1 with East Lancs 42 seat dual door body
Photo taken August 1973, Lancaster Bus Station
360. 302KFC
City of Oxford 302, 302KFC was one of five Dennis Loline IIs with East Lancs H35/28F bodies new in 1961 seen at the City of Oxford garage. These were the only Lolines to be fitted with A.E.C. AV470 engines.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1971, City Of Oxford Garage
361. 304KFC
City of Oxford sprang a surprise when they switched to Dennis Lolines with East Lancs bodywork in 1961 although the entire batch had AEC engines. 304, 304KFC, recieves attention at the Oxford Bus Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 18 August 2013, Oxford Bus Museum
362. 36VTF
Accrington 157, 36VTF, Guy Wulfrunian with East Lancs H37/29R, one of two new in 1961. They were unique in having rear entrances and were withdrawn in 1968, both passing initially to Ronsway, Hemel Hempstead
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Accrington Garage
363. 36VTF
Ex-Accrington 157, 36VTF, seen on Derby Day at Epsom with Ronsway, Hemel Hempstead, was a Guy Wulfrunian with an East Lancs H37/29R body new in 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 May 1968, Epsom
364. 562RTF
562RTF is Widnes Corporation 31, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs H35/28R body and dates from 1961. Preserved by the North West Transport Museum, it was being used as a shuttle service for the Rainhill model railway show when photographed.
Photo taken Sunday 2 March 2014, Rainhill
365. 634WY
Calderdale 334, 634WY, a Leyland L1 with East Lancs B44F bodywork delivered to Todmorden JOC in April 1961 as their 12. It subsequently became WYPTE 3334.
Photo taken early 1970s, Mankinholes Terminus
366. 634WY
Ex-Calderdale 334, 634WY, a Leyland L1 Leopard with an East Lancs B44F body, new as Todmorden 12 in April 1961, is seen at Todmorden in the bus starting centre. It passed from Todmorden Joint Omnibus Committee to Calderdale Joint Omnibus Committee in September 1971 and to West Yorkshire P.T.E. on 1st April 1974 to become 3334.
Photo taken Wednesday 10 April 1974, the Bus Starting Centre, Todmorden
367. HJK156
Eastbourne AEC Regent 56, HJK156, built in 1961 with East Lancs H60R body, loading passengers on a summer afternoon for a tour costing 15p Adults and 8p for children!
Photo taken Monday 26 July 1971, Grand Parade, Eastbourne
368. HJK156
Eastbourne 56, HJK156, a 1961 AEC Regent V/East Lancs H60RD
Photo taken Monday 16 April 1979, Eastbourne Pier/Grand Parade
369. HJK156
Eastbourne Corporation 56, HJK156, an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with East Lancs. H33/28R body, new in 1961.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, Eastbourne
370. LCM459
Birkenhead 59, LCM459, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1961 with East Lancs H37/28R bodywork, one of an order of 15.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
371. LHG535
An East Lancs H41/32F body is carried by Leyland PD3/6 of Burnley Colne & Nelson, fleet number 235 LHG535 built in 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
372. LHG536
Burnley 236, LHG536, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs body. This bus would later run for Lancaster City Council.
Photo taken 1973, Burnley Bus Station
373. LHG536
In 1961 Burnley Colne & Nelson bought six Leyland Titan PD3/6 with front entrance East Lancs front entrance bodywork. Some sixteen years later the whole batch were sold to Lancaster. Seen here in its new guise is Lancaster's 536, LHG536.
Photo taken 1977, Hala Square Terminus, Lancaster
374. LHG537
Lancaster City Council 537 LHG537, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 built in 1961 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Lancaster Bus Station
375. NCB160
Blackburn 160, NCB160, a Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H35/28R body, one of twelve new in 1961.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Station
376. NCB163
Blackburn 163, NCB163, Guy Arab IV with East Lancs H35/28R body, new in 1961.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Blackburn Station
377. NCB167
Blackburn 167, NCB167, a 1961 Guy Arab IV with East Lancs body. The bus has the short lived Johannesburg front. The red roof was adopted in 1974 following the amalgamation with nearby Darwen whose fleet was red.
Photo taken 1977
378. NCB167
Blackburn Corporation Transport have operated quite a number of Guys. "South African" fronted Arab Mk.IV No.167 NCB167 is a 1961 bus with East Lancs H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot, Blackburn
379. SBN760
Squirrels SBN760, ex-SELNEC and still in their livery, originally Bolton Corporation 156, Leyland PD3/4 with East Lancs H41/32F body, new in March 1961.
Photo taken September 1974, Ipswich
380. SCX195
Huddersfield JOC AEC Regent V 195, SCX195, an East Lancs bodied example dating from 1961.
Photo taken John William Street, Huddersfield
381. VDB593
Stockport represents one of the group's favourite operators; as I didn't manage any Corporation photos I'm pleased to have one in traditional livery. 362, VDB593, was their highest-numbered bus and part of a batch of ten.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, Portland Street, Manchester
382. XBX350
West Wales 42, XBX350, an East Lancs bodied Guy Wulfrunian arriving at Victoria Coach Station to take part in the 1961 British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 22 April 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
383. XBX350
West Riding 959, XBX350, the ex-West Wales Wulfrunian which had an East Lancs H44/33F body seen with a black steering wheel at Belle Isle, Wakefield.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
384. XBX350
A study in non-standard West Riding Guy Wulfrunians with 1959 Roe H43/32F bodied prototype 863, OHL863, and ex-West Wales 1961 East Lancs H44/33F bodied 959, XBX350, parked outside Savile Street Depot, Wakefield.
Photo taken late 1960s, Savile Street, Wakefield
385. XUH376
Cardiff AEC Regent V 376, XUH376, with an East Lancs H35/28R body, new in 1961.
Photo taken c. Oct 1971, Wood Street, Cardiff
386. 102UTF
Lancaster City Transport 203, 203YTE, a 1963 Leyland PD2/37 with East Lancs H37/28F body and alongside 102, 102UTF, a Leyland Leopard L1 with East Lancs B42D body, new in 1962
Photo taken December 1965, Lancaster Bus Station
387. 103UTF
Lancaster bought several batches of Leyland Leopards with a variety of bodywork by among others East Lancs and Seddon. Seen after withdrawal and sale is 103, 103UTF, a 1962 Leyland Leopard L1 with East Lancs 42 seat dual entrance bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 14 May 1994, Batley
388. 192OTB
Haslingden 14, 192OTB, is that quintissential Lancashire bus, an East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD2, in this instance a 1960 PD2/41.
Photo taken 1997, Heart of the Pennines Rally, Halifax
389. 3168ED
Warrington 83, 3168ED, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1962 with East Lancashire H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Winwick Street
390. 32DP
Reading Corporation Transport 32, 32DP has brisk business at a former trolleybus terminus. The Dennis Loline III with East Lancs H38/30F was one of eight new in September 1962 fitted with Gardner 6LX engines.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Northumberland Avenue, Reading
391. 387BUH
Cardiff 387, 387BUH, an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with East Lancs H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken Monday 20 August 1973, Cardiff Bus Station
392. 391BUH
Cardiff 391, 391BUH, last of a batch of 10 AEC Regent V with East Lancs H35/28R bodies, delivered in 1962
Photo taken Sept 1972, Cardiff Bus Station
393. 4071JW
Wolverhampton Corporation 71, 4071JW, one of their two Guy Wulfrunians with East Lancs H40/31F body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1965, outside Wolverhampton Depot
394. 418XTF
Accrington Corporation No.159, 418XTF, an East Lancs H32/28R bodied Leyland PD3A/1 of 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Accrington Garage
395. 521BWT
This East Lancs bodied Leyland Leopard is seen in Hebden Bridge wearing the third livery of its career. Delivered to Todmorden JOC in 1962 it was 31, 521BWT, in their fleet
Photo taken 1975, New Road, Hebden Bridge
396. 779YTB
Leigh ran an all lowbridge fleet until 1958 when the first Lolines were purchased. The last lowbridge machines were delivered in 1962, a pair of Leyland Titan PD3A/1s with East Lancs L34/32R bodies. The former 37, 779YTB, is seen in GMTPTE days having been renumbered 6937 in the PTE series.
Photo taken 1976, Leigh Depot
397. 8289TD
This view taken inside the Widnes garage shows two of the Widnes PD2/40s, 33 (238WTD) and 34 (8289TD). These were withdrawn in 1978 and 1979 respectively.
Photo taken Sunday 24 February 1974, Widnes Garage
398. DHC649
Eastbourne Corporation 49, DHC649, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H56R bodywork photographed opposite Dartford Bus Garage whilst on loan to London Country South East
Photo taken early 1976, Dartford Bus Garage
399. JJK264
Eastbourne Corporation 64, JJK264, an AEC Regent V 2D3RV with East Lancs. H32/28R body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, Terminus Road, Eastbourne
400. NHG553
OK Motor Services NHG553, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1962 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1980, Bishop Auckland Market Place
401. PCB31
Blackburn Corporation 31, PCB31, Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs H35/28R, standing out amongst a sea of Atlanteans !
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1980, Blackburn, adjoining the railway station
402. PPV49
Ipswich Corporation 49, PPV49, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Crown Street, Ipswich
403. RDJ727
St. Helens Corporation 27, RDJ727, a Leyland PD2/30 with East Lancs H36/28R body, new in June 1962
Photo taken c. 1971, Church Road, Haydock
404. RDJ727
St Helens Corporation L27, RDJ727, a Leyland PD2A/30 of 1962 with East Lancs H36/28R body
Photo taken 1964, Jackson Street Garage
405. RDJ729
Rear view of St. Helens Corporation 29, RDJ729, Leyland PD2A/30 with East Lancs H36/28R body, new in June 1962.
Photo taken c.1974, Hall Street Garage
406. UBN901
SELNEC Northern 6668, UBN901, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 built in 1962 with East Lancashire FH41/32F bodywork, new as Bolton 168.
Photo taken March 1974, Soho Street, Bolton
407. UBN902
Bolton 169, UBN902, a Leyland PD3A/2 with East Lancs FH41/32F body of 1962.
Photo taken early 1964, Howell Croft Bus Station
408. UBN907
SELNEC Northern's former Bolton Corporation 174, UBN907, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with East Lancashire FH41/32F body, new in 1962. Though SELNEC commenced operations in November the previous year (1969), there is nothing here to suggest that Bolton Corporation didn't still reign supreme.
Photo taken 5 July 1970, Bolton
409. VDB587
GMT 5956, VDB587, a 1962 Leyland PD2A/30/East Lancs H32/28R formerly Stockport 356. Taken just before the "winter of discontent" took its full effect.
Photo taken Saturday 30 December 1978, Ashton Bus Station
410. VDB591
GMT 5960, VDB591, a 1962 Leyland PD2A/30/East Lancs, ex Stockport 360.
Photo taken Friday 11 July 1980, Wellington Rd South, Stockport
411. VDB592
Stockport Corporation bought several batches of Titans with concealed radiators in the late fifties and early sixties. 361, VDB592, was a 1962 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with a 60 seat body by East Lancs, seen in GMT colours as their 5961
Photo taken Saturday 24 September 1977, Daw Bank parking off Wood Street, Stockport
412. VDB592
GMT 5961, VDB592, a 1962 Leyland PD2A/30/East Lancs ex-Stockport 361.
Photo taken Friday 30 May 1980, MOD Air Ministry site, Cheadle Hulme
413. VDB592
GMT 5961, VDB592, a 1962 Leyland PD2A/30/East Lancs H60R formerly Stockport 361
Photo taken Thursday 31 August 1978, rear of Daw Bank, Stockport
414. 172HTM
172HTM was Luton 172 and was an Albion LR7 Lowlander with an East Lancs H35/30F body, ten such vehicles (165-174) being new in 1963, along with a further six with Neepsend bodies on East Lancs frames (175-180).
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, Luton
415. 1972TJ
SELNEC Northern 6925, 1972TJ, was an AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs H41/31R body. It was new as Leigh 25 - numerically but not in date the Corporation's first Renown, in November 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 1973, Lord Street, Leigh
416. 1975TJ
Former GMPTE 6928, 1975TJ, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancashire H41/31R body, new in 1963 as Leigh Corporation 28.
Photo taken Friday 25 June 1976, Leigh Corporation Depot
417. 1975TJ
Former Leigh 28, 1975TJ, is an AEC Renown with an East Lancs H41/31R body dating from 1963.
Photo taken Friday 7 July 2017, St Thomas Church, Main Street, Sutton-in-Craven
418. 201YTE
In 1974 Lancaster amalgamated with nearby Morecambe to form Lancaster City Council Transport and a Trafalgar blue livery was adopted in place of Lancaster's ruby and cream and Morecambe's green. Seen in the new colours is 201, 201YTE, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2/37 with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken 1976, Hala Square Terminus
419. 201YTE
Lancaster City Council 201, 201YTE, a Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs 037/28F. Converted to open top in 1976, this was one of three buses bought by Lancaster City Transport in 1963 and is pictured before setting off on the sea front service from Heysham to Bare, Happy Mount Park. This was a 'high sided' open top conversion, differing thus from 202 & 203
Photo taken Sunday 6 July 1980, Heysham Village
420. 202YTE
Lancaster 202, 202YTE, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2/27 with East Lancs body has now spent longer as an open top bus than it did in its original form. It was converted in 1978 by its original owner to replace AEC Regents on the Morecambe Promenade service.
Photo taken July 1990, Westwood parking by Scarborough Station
421. 202YTE
Lancaster City Council 202, 202YTE, a Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs O37/28F, seen working on the promenade service to Heysham Village. Converted to open top (low sided) in 1977 and withdrawn later in 1980
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 1980, Happy Mount Park, Bare
422. 203YTE
Lancaster City Transport 203, 203YTE, a 1963 Leyland PD2/37 with East Lancs H37/28F body and alongside 102, 102UTF, a Leyland Leopard L1 with East Lancs B42D body, new in 1962
Photo taken December 1965, Lancaster Bus Station
423. 203YTE
In an effort to upgrade the open top fleet used in Morecambe, Lancaster converted a batch of front entrance Leyland Titans with East Lancs bodywork to open top format. 203, 203YTE, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2/57 wears a reversed white and blue livery and the name Grumpy after one of Disney's seven dwarfs. Sister vehicle 202, 202YTE, is currently in the East Yorkshire fleet
Photo taken 1978, Hornsea Pottery
424. 203YTE
Lancaster City Council 203, 203YTE, a Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs 037/28F. At rest in the depot, no doubt contemplating that the end of the summer season - and its life - was drawing close. A low-sided open top conversion in 1977 and withdrawn in 1980, so with realistically only a few weeks left
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1980, LCT Morecambe depot
425. 370FCR
Ex-Southampton 350, 370FCR, an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with East Lancs H37/29R body, new in 1963 and in service there until 1981.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
426. 373FCR
Preserved ex-Southampton Corporation 353, 373FCR, a 1963 AEC Regent V with East Lancs H37/29R body.
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 2006, Duxford
427. 397BUH
Cardiff 397, 397BUH, a Leyland PD2A/30 with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1963
Photo taken c. Oct 1971, Tudor Street/Ninian Park Road, Cardiff
428. 402CKG
East Lancs H38/32R bodywork was carried by a batch of Leyland PD3A/1 delivered to Cardiff in 1963. Seen here in Cardiff bus station is 402, 402CKG.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1969, Cardiff Bus Station
429. 415EBO
Cardiff 415, 415EBO, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H33/28R body, new in 1963
Photo taken 1976, Cardiff Bus Station
430. 573EYG
Calderdale 338, 573EYG, a Leyland Leopard L1/East Lancs B44F, new to Todmorden J.O.C. in January 1963 as fleet no. 37
Photo taken summer of 1972, Crossfield Bus Station
431. 82HBC
Leicester City Transport 82, 82HBC, 1963 Leyland PD3A/1/East Lancs H41/33R on hire to Blackburn.
Photo taken Saturday 3 June 1978, Bolton Road, Darwen
432. 8859VR
Preserved A Mayne & Sons 8859VR, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs Neepsend H41/32R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 5 April 2009, Wisley Aerodrome
433. 8860VR
Mayne of Manchester were for many years the only small independent to run into Manchester on a joint service with Manchester Corporation. In contrast to Manchester's allegiance to Leyland and Daimler products, Mayne was an AEC fan for many years. Typical of their later Regents is 8860VR a 1963 AEC Regent V with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken 1998, Halifax
434. 916TF
Accrington Corporation No.20, 916TF, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/13 / East Lancs B43F, new in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Accrington Garage
435. JEO770
Barrow 70, JEO770, a 1963 Leyland Leopard L1 with East Lancs B42D body.
Photo taken Thursday 28 October 1982, Tea House Terminus, Anchor Road, Barrow
436. JEO773
Barrow 73, JEO773, a 1963 Leyland Leopard L1/East Lancs.
Photo taken Thursday 28 October 1982, Ormsgill Estate, Barrow
437. KHC366
Eastbourne Corporation 66, KHC366, was rebuilt following its crash and re-appeared in service in December 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 December 1965, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne
438. KHC367
Eastbourne 67, KHC367, an AEC Regent V 2D3RV with East Lancs H32/28R body, delivered in May 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 16 February 1964, Eastbourne
439. KHC367
Preserved Eastbourne 67, KHC367, an AEC Regent V 2D3RV with East Lancs H32/28R body, delivered in May 1963. It lasted with Eastbourne until August 1980.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
440. KHC367
Rear view of preserved Eastbourne AEC Regent/East Lancs 67, KHC367.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
441. KHC368
One of the events celebrated at the rally was the 110th anniversary of Eastbourne buses and a small display of Eastbourne vehicles was arranged. This included AEC Regent, originally 68, KHC368 but now carrying the registration KHC345.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, at Kent Showground, Detling
442. KHC368
In the mid 1970s, as well as purchasing second hand vehicles, London Country hired from a number of other companies including Eastbourne AEC Regent Vs. Eastbourne 68, KHC368, approaches Orpington War Memorial on route 477.
Photo taken 1974, War Memorial, Spur Road, Orpington
443. KHC369
Preserved Eastbourne Corporation 69, KHC369, an AEC Regent V 2D3RV with East Lancs H32/28R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
444. KHC369
Another Eastbourne AEC Regent, 69 KHC369, did a turn on the internal bus service. It is seen here on it way into the rally site.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, at Kent Showground, Detling
445. KHC369
Eastbourne Corporation 69, KHC369, a 1963 AEC 'Regent' V, with East Lancashire H32/28R body seen emerging from Victoria Drive onto Willingdon Road, Eastbourne in December 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 December 1965, Willingdon Road, Eastbourne
446. KHC370
Eastbourne 70, KHC370, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H32/28R body.
Photo taken Thursday 25 June 1981, Eastbourne Pier
447. PCW957
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 57, PCW957, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with East Lancs B43F body, built in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 4 May 2003, at Madeira Drive, Brighton
448. PCW957
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 57, PCW957, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with East Lancs B43F body, built in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
449. PCW957
A rear view of preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 57, PCW957, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with East Lancs B43F body, built in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
450. PCW959
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, PCW959, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1963 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1979, Bishop Auckland Market Place
451. PCW959
OK Motor Services PCW959 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1963 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1980, Bishop Auckland Market Place
452. PPV55
Ipswich Corporation 55, PPV55, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Electric House
453. UWH185
Rear view of reserved Bolton 185, UWH185, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in April 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, at Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
454. UWH185
Bolton were one of the undertakings who tried to break out of the box of early rear engined design. 185, UWH185, is a 1963 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with stylish East Lancs body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
455. UWH189
Bolton bought their first Atlanteans in 1963. They came in two batches, one bodied by MCW to the Liverpool design and one with East Lancs coachwork. One of the East Lancs examples is seen here wearing SELNEC livery, 189, UWH189.
Photo taken Thursday 24 May 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
456. YDB2
Stockport Corporation 2, YDB2, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with East Lancs body. When photographed the bus was still in Stockport livery but carried SELNEC Southern logos.
Photo taken 1970, Piccadilly, Manchester
457. YDB3
Stockport 3, YDB3, a Leyland PD2A/30 with East Lancs H36/28R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Tuesday 31 May 1966, below Wellington Road South, Stockport
458. YDB6
GMT 5806, YDB6, a 1963 Leyland PD2A/30, ex Stockport No. 6.
Photo taken Monday 19 February 1979, Hollins Lane, Gamesley
459. YDB6
GMT 5806, YDB6, a 1963 Leyland PD2A/30/East Lancs ex Stockport No. 6, another view of 5806 at Gamesley.
Photo taken Monday 19 February 1979, Hollins Lane, Gamesley
460. 5148DP
Former Reading Corporation 48, 5148DP a 1964 AEC Reliance with Neepsend B34D body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 2013, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
461. 573EYG
Delivered to Todmorden in 1964 as their 37, 573EYG, a 1964 Leyland Leopard L1 with East Lancs body. It is seen in Halifax bus station in Calderdale colours and re-numbered 338.
Photo taken 1972, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
462. 6981TJ
Widnes 36, 6981TJ, was a Leyland PD2/40 with an East Lancs H37/28R body. It was one of four new in 1964, this one being the first and dating from January.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Moor Lane, Widnes
463. 82HBC
Leicester 82, 82HBC, a 1964 East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD3A/1 is seen after withdrawal and sale to local independent Astill and Jordon of Ratby.
Photo taken Saturday 2 October 1982, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
464. 8859VR
Mayne, Droylsden 8859VR, the first of two Neepsend H41/32R bodied A.E.C. 2D3RA Regent Vs new in January 1964, is seen in Stevenson Square, Manchester on service 213 to Sunnyside Road, Droylsden.
Photo taken Saturday 30 March 1968, Stevenson Square, Manchester
465. 8859VR
8859VR, a 1964 AEC Regent with East Lancs body, new to A Mayne and Son of Clayton, Manchester and restored to working order by Maynes seen here taking part in the Maynes 75th anniversary running day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1995, Lever Street, Manchester
466. 89HBC
Hull never bought any Leyland Titans for passenger service but they did buy an ex-Leicester example for the learner fleet in the late eighties. Leicester 89, 89HBC, a 1964 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with East Lancs body is seen as a carnival float in Hull in 1995. Platform doors were fitted and an all white training livery is carried.
Photo taken August 1995, Anlaby Road
467. 90HBC
90HBC is an East Lancs bodied Leyland PD3A/1 new to LCT in February 1964 and withdrawn in September 1978. It then spent 20 years with Bushey Middle School in Surrey before being acquired for preservation in 2000; restoration was completed in 2013
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2014, London Road
468. ABN200B
Bolton Corporation 200, ABN200B, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in 1964.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Chapel Street, approaching Victoria Bus Station, Salford
469. ABN201B
Theobalds ABN201B, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in April 1964. Ex-Greater Manchester, originally Bolton 201.
Photo taken 1980, West End Road, Ipswich
470. ABO423B
Cardiff 423, ABO423B, a Guy Arab V with Neepsend H38/32R bodywork. New in 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 30 June 1979, Cardiff Bus Station
471. ABO434B
ABO434B, a 1964 Guy Arab/Neepsend open top. New to Cardiff Corporation as their 434 and converted to open top in 1976 for City Sightseeing Tours. Donated to the Welsh Maritime and Industrial Museum in 1984 and now in the care of CTPG.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Merthyr Tydfil Wales
472. ABV37B
Blackburn 37, ABV37B, Leyland PD2A/24 / East Lancs H35/28R, one of twelve new in 1964.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 October 1964, Blackburn Station
473. ABV37B
Blackburn Corporation 37, ABV37B, a Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs H35/28R.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1980, Blackburn, adjoining the railway station
474. ABV40B
Blackburn 40, ABV40B, a Leyland PD2A/24 with East Lancs H35/28R body, one of twelve new in 1964.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn
475. ABV43B
Blackburn 43, ABV43B, was a 1964 Leyland Titan PD2A/24 with East Lancs bodywork. Now preserved, it is seen at the 2005 Kirkby Stephen rally.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 2005, at Kirkby Stephen Rally
476. ABV43B
Blackburn Corporation 43, ABV43B, Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs H35/28R.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1980, Blackburn, adjoining the railway station
477. ADP945B
Reading Corporation 45, ADP945B, a Dennis Loline III with East Lancs H68F body new in 1964
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 1964, St Mary Butts, Reading
478. BCW466B
The late lamented Green Bus Service aka Warstone Motors, of Great Wyrley, ran into rural Staffordshire from the West Midlands. Here an ex Burnley and Pendle Leyland Tiger Cub, BCW466B, is seen in the village of Brewood, having just crossed the Shropshire Union Canal.
Photo taken 1987, Brewood
479. BCW469B
Warstone Motors, Great Wyrley, 3 BCW469B, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1964 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Great Wyrley depot
480. BJA911B
"Stockport" 5811, BJA911B, was a Leyland PD2/40 with an East Lancs H36/28R body seen in Stockport below Wellington Road South on the viaduct and through the arches from Mersey Square Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, below Wellington Road South, Stockport
481. BJA919B
GMT 5819, BJA919B and 5864, HJA964E, 1964/67 Leyland PD2/40s with East Lancs H36/28R bodies.
Photo taken Monday 30 December 1974, Wellington Rd South, Stockport
482. BJA923B
GMT 5823, BJA923B, 1964 Leyland PD2/40/East Lancs H36/28R previously Stockport 23. Obviously even two radiator blinds fastened up didn't provide enough engine warmth on this occasion.
Photo taken March 1976, Heaton Mersey, Stockport
483. BTR361B
Preserved ex-Southampton 361, BTR361B, an AEC Regent V 3D2RA with East Lancs (Neepsend) H66R body new in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
484. BTR367B
Preserved ex-Southampton 367, BTR367B, an AEC Regent V 3D2RA with East Lancs (Neepsend) H66R body new in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
485. CTB557B
Accrington 163, CTB557B, Guy Arab V with East Lancs H39/31R body, one of two new in 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Accrington Garage
486. CTB557B
Accrington Corporation No.163, CTB557B, a 1964 Guy Arab Mk V with East Lancs H38/32R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Peel Street Bus Station, Accrington
487. DBC190C
Preserved Leicester City 190, DBC190C, a AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs H72F body new in 1964
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2003, North Weald
488. FTD249B
FTD249B was number 27 in the Darwen fleet and was a Leyland PD3A/1 with an East Lancs H41/31F body.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Market Street, Darwen
489. FTD250B
Darwen 28, FTD250B, was a Leyland PD3A/1 with East Lancs H41/31F body new in 1964.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Market Street, Darwen
490. FTD634B
Accrington bought small batches of Guy chassis (including a pair of Wulfrunians ) from the end of the war until the mid 1960s. 165, FTD634B, was a 1964 Guy Arab V with East Lancs designed Neepsend bodywork. 165 would be Accrington's last Guy.
Photo taken 1978, Peel Street Bus Station, Accrington
491. FTD643B
Accrington 165, FTD643B, a Guy Arab V with an East Lancs H38/32R body, new in 1964
Photo taken 1967, Peel Street Bus Station, Accrington
492. FTE630B
Strange where you come across buses - on the floor of the Olympia Exhibition Hall is former Rawtenstall 30, FTE630B, a Leyland PD3/4 originally with an East Lancs H41/32F body, new in August 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 26 April 2007, London Olympia
493. HTF664B
Widnes Corporation 38, HTF664B, a 1964 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs bodywork. The asymetrical front window vent was a Widnes speciality.
Photo taken 1995, Piece Hall, Halifax
494. HTJ762B
GMT 6930, HTJ762B, a 1964 AEC Renown/East Lancs ex-Leigh 30
Photo taken Friday 27 May 1977, Mersey Square, Stockport
495. HTJ764B
SELNEC Northern 6939, HTJ764B, was an AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs H41/31F body, new as Leigh 39 in December 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 1973, Leigh Bus Station
496. HTJ764B
SELNEC 6939, HTJ764B, an A E C Renown 3B3RA built in 1964 with East Lancashire H41/31F bodywork, new as Leigh Corporation 39.
Photo taken June 1970, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
497. ABO427C
Rear view of Cardiff 427, ABO427C, a Guy Arab V with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1965.
Photo taken 1970s, Cardiff Bus Station
498. BED722C
Warrington Corporation 41, BED722C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs H39/30F body.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Winwick Street, Warrington
499. BED724C
Warrington Corporation bought East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD2/40s as standard until the dawn of the rear engined era. The 1965 examples were classed as Leyland Titan PD2/40Sp (for special) as they were only 7ft 6ins wide to get through the narrow streets of the town centre. 43, BED724C, is seen at the 75th anniversary rally held in 1978 by Lancaster City Transport.
Photo taken June 1978, Lancaster
500. BED726C
Warrington 45, BED726C, a 1965 Leyland PD2/40 Special/East Lancs H34/30F, showing the increased rear overhang of these lengthened PD2s, the effect being heightened by the positioning of the advert as far back as possible to clear the fleetname.
Photo taken Tuesday 13 January 1981, Longford Estate Terminus, Warrington
501. BED727C
Warrington Corporation 46, BED727C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs H39/30F body.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Warrington Garage (?)
502. BED729C
Warrington 48, BED729C, a 7ft 6ins wide Leyland PD2/40 Special with a forward entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken Monday 2 May 1988, Port Sunlight
503. BED729C
Warrington Cororation 48, BED729C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40S built 1965 with East Lancashire H39/30F bodywork (7' 6" width).
Photo taken October 1970, Winwick Street
504. BED731C
Preserved Warrington 50, BED731C, a Leyland PD2/40 with East Lancs H39/30F body, new in May 1965
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008, North West Transport Museum, St. Helens
505. BED733C
Warrington bought some early Daimler Fleetlines but switched to 7ft 6ins wide Leyland Titans for their 1965 deliveries. 52, BED733C, carries a forward entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken Thursday 24 October 1974, Warrington
506. BED734C
Warrington switched from Leyland Titans to Daimler Fleetlines in the sixties. Seen here on a grey day in Warrington is 27, BED734C, a 1965 example with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 24 October 1974, Buttermarket Street,Warrington
507. BHB338C
Merthyr Tydfil standardised on Leyland Leopards with East Lancs bodies in the sixties and seventies. A 1965 example 138, BHB338C, was a Leyland Leopard L1 with 45 seat East Lancs body, seen here after sale to Paton Brothers of Renfrew in their depot yard at Renfrew Ferry.
Photo taken 1978, Paton's Depot, Tower Garage, Ferry Road, Renfrew
508. BHG364C
Burnley Colne & Nelson operated this 1965 East Lancs B43F bodied Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 No. 64 BHG364C.
Photo taken Saturday 10 April 1971, Keighley
509. BRT669C
Lowestoft Corporation 10, BRT669C, Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with East Lancs H34/28R body, new in January 1965.
Photo taken September 1973, Waveney Road/Station Square, Lowestoft
510. CJF71C
Rear view of Leicester 71 CJF71C, Leyland PD3A/1 / East Lancs H41/33R, new in January 1965
Photo taken January 1972, Swain Street
511. CJF73C
Weardale MS CJF73C, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 built in 1965 with East Lancs H41/33R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1981, Frosterley Garage
512. CXJ522C
Mayne eschewed early rear-engined double-deckers and went straight from AEC Regent Vs to bus grant Plaxton coaches after a gap of several years. Final Regent CXJ522C is seen a few minutes out from its city centre terminus on the Ashton New Road trunk route 213, amongst WWII damage and later neglect.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, Great Ancoats Street, Manchester
513. DBC189C
Hunter, Seaton Delaval 37, DBC189C (formerly Leicester 189), an AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs. H44/31F body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Summer 1977, Oxford Street/North Parade, Whitley Bay
514. DNU39C
Chesterfield 39, DNU39C, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1965 with Neepsend B42D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Saltergate, Chesterfield
515. DNU41C
Chesterfield 41, DNU41C, a Neepsend B42D bodied AEC Reliance seen in Chesterfield.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
516. DTC415E
GMT 6406, DTC415E, a 1967 Leyland PD3/4/East Lancs H41/32F formerly Ramsbottom 6.
Photo taken Wednesday 26 March 1980, Albert Square, Manchester
517. EWB358C
Sheffield Transport 358, EWB358C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 built in 1965 with Neepsend H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Pond Street Bus Park
518. FBN232C
Preserved Bolton 232, FBN232C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in October 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
519. FBN232C
By 1965 the East Lancs body for rear engined chassis had evolved into this smart design seen on Bolton 232, FBN232C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, at Eastlands Sports City, Manchester
520. FDB330C
GMT 5830, FDB330C, a 1965 Leyland PD2/40/East Lancs H36/28R originally Stockport 30.
Photo taken Saturday 22 January 1977, Mersey Square, Stockport
521. FDB334C
Preserved former Stockport 34, FDB334C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs H36/28R body, one of a batch of 15 new in November/December 1965
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2005, Duxford
522. FDB334C
Two 1960s deckers each in their way icons of their type. Nearest the camera is Stockport 34, FDB334C, a 1965 example of their standard bus at the time, the Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Museum of Transport Manchester
523. FDB339C
GMT 5838 & 5839, FDB338C & FDB339C, 1965 Leyland PD2/40s with East Lancs bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1978, Bus Park, Chestergate, now part of the site of the current Stockport Bus Station
524. FDJ342C
St Helens L42, FDJ342C, a Leyland PD2A/30 with East Lancs H36/28R body built in 1965
Photo taken 1965, Jackson Street Garage
525. FDJ343C
St. Helens Corporation 43, FDJ343C, a Leyland PD2A/30 with East Lancs H36/28R body, new in October 1965
Photo taken c. 1970, Victoria Square, St. Helens
526. KTJ204C
Former Lancaster 204, KTJ204C, a Leyland PD2/37 with East Lancs H37/28F body, one of three new in April 1965, now owned by Ensignbus.
Photo taken Saturday 2 December 2006, Gravesend, Ensignbus X80 Running Day
527. KTJ204C
Lancaster City Transport 204, KTJ204C, a 1965 Leyland Titan PD2/37 with front entrance East Lancs body. The bus is seen on the corporation side of the bus station, the other side being home to Ribble services. 204 is now preserved.
Photo taken August 1973, Lancaster Bus Station
528. KTJ204C
Lancaster City Transport 204, KTJ204C, a 1965 Leyland PD2/37 with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Friday 27 July 1973, Hala Square Terminus
529. KTJ204C
Go Northern T591 KTJ204C, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 built in 1965 with East Lancashire H37/28F bodywork. Smartly turned out (at the start of the Tees-Tyne run), this training vehicle had started life as Lancaster 204.
Photo taken June 1990, High Street, Stockton on Tees
530. KTJ205C
Lancaster City Council 205, KTJ205C, a Leyland Titan PD2 / East Lancs H37/28F, bound for Lancaster University on route 472. This route and its sisters 470/1 were jointly operated with Ribble and were the last in the area to be converted to OPO, in Lancaster's case at the end of February 1982.
Photo taken Saturday 5 July 1980, Torrisholme Road, Lancaster
531. KTJ205C
Eynon, Trimsaran KTJ205C was purchased from a preservationist in May 1983 via Lonsdale Coaches, Heysham as dealer. It was the middle Leyland Titan PD2/37 of a trio with East Lancs H37/28F bodies new to Lancaster as 204-6 in April 1965, that got quite famous by working into the 1980s.
Photo taken Friday 24 May 1985, Trimsaran
532. KTJ206C
Taylor Woodrow KTJ206C, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 built in 1965 with East Lancs H37/28F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1981, Heysham
533. MTJ434C
Rossendale Joint Transport 34, MTJ434C, seen in Bacup, was a Leyland PD3/4 with an East Lancs H41/32F body.
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, St James Street, Bacup
534. MTJ437C
Rossendale 37, MTJ437C, a Leyland Titan PD3 with East Lancs H41/32F body, location unknown but suspect the bus may have been operating on a supermarket service. Originally a Rawtenstall vehicle.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1980, ASDA Car Park, Rawtenstall
535. NTJ808C
Seen in Rawtenstall is Rossendale Joint Transport 49, NTJ808C, which was a Leyland L1 Leopard with an East Lancs B44F body.
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, Kay Street, Rawtenstall
536. PTC114C
Leigh Corporation 15, PTC114C, a 1965 AEC Renown with front entrance East Lancs bodywork. Leigh bought both front and rear entrance Renowns which were the last double deckers bought before the advent of SELNEC PTE.
Photo taken August 1995, Harrogate
537. PTC114C
Preserved Leigh 15, PTC114C, a 1965 AEC Renown with front entrance East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
538. PTC114C
Leigh East Lancs bodied AEC Renown 15, PTC114C, of 1965 shows how low an entrance step this type of low height vehicle could achieve. The attractive livery and fleet name exude municipal pride.
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
539. PTC115C
A trio of Leigh Corporation East Lancs bodied AEC Renowns newly painted in SELNEC PTE colours wait for the off in Leigh bus station. Nearest the camera is Leigh's 35, PTC115C, a 1965 bus that was numbered 6935 in the PTE fleet.
Photo taken Thursday 12 April 1973, King Street Bus Station, Leigh
540. PTC115C
SELNEC Northern 6935, PTC115C, was an AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs H41/31F body. It was new as Leigh 35 in August 1965 and still carries full fleetname and livery in 1970 to supply my only slide of the attractive colours.
Photo taken Monday 24 August 1970, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
541. BJK671D
Eastbourne Corporation 71, BJK671D, a 1966 Leyland PD2A/30 bodied by East Lancs and seen in the much missed blue and yellow livery undertaking Driver Training Duties during the summer of 1969.
Photo taken Summer 1969, Victoria Place, Terminus Road, Eastbourne
542. BJK671D
Eastbourne 71, BJK671D, a Leyland Titan PD2 with East Lancs H32/28R body.
Photo taken Thursday 25 June 1981, Eastbourne
543. BJK671D
Former Eastbourne 71, BJK671D, Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with East Lancs body is seen acting as a hospitality vehicle at the Castle Howard vintage car show.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2016, Castle Howard, North Yorkshire
544. BJK672D
BJK672D, preserved ex Eastbourne 72, is a 1966 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 fitted with East Lancs H60R bodywork. It is seen here at the 2007 Worthing rally after a recent repaint.
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2007, at Marine Parade, Worthing
545. BJK672D
Eastbourne Corporation 72, BJK672D, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with East Lancs. H32/28R body, new in 1966.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, Station Parade/Terminus Road junction, Eastbourne
546. BJK673D
Eastbourne 73, BJK673D, a 1966 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with East Lancs body. The unusual but attractive Eastbourne livery oozes municipal pride.
Photo taken c.2000, Sheffield
547. BJK674D
Eastbourne Corporation 74, BJK674D, a 1966 Leyland PD2A/30 was periodically used on Driver Training during the 1970's as depicted here on Eastbourne Seafront near the Pier
Photo taken Summer 1978, Marine Parade, Eastbourne
548. BJK677D
Eastbourne 77, BJK677D, a Leyland Titan PD2 with East Lancs H32/28R body.
Photo taken Thursday 25 June 1981, Eastbourne Station
549. CHB408D
CHB408D, ex Merthyr Tydfil 1966 Leyland PD3/4 with East Lancs H73F body found its way to Silver Fox Coaches and is seen here at Glasgow's dockland with previously riverside sheds and the Kingston Bridge in the background.
Photo taken Friday 22 July 1977, Glasgow Docks
550. CHB409D
Merthyr switched to front entrance East Lancs bodied Titans from 1964 having previously purchased rear entrance examples from 1958. Seen in the depot is 144, CHB409D, a 1966 Leyland Titan PD3/4 one of the last batch bought by Merthyr who switched to saloons for all future deliveries
Photo taken c.1970, Merthyr Tydfil Depot
551. CHB409D
Northumbria MS 75 CHB409D Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1966 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork. This had been new as Merthyr Tydfil 144 and was a venerable 22 years old.
Photo taken August 1988, Prudhoe Place/Percy Street, Newcastle
552. CKV22D
Coventry City Transport were keen buyers of locally built Daimler chassis although their first rear engined buses were Leyland Atlanteans. Subsequent deliveries reverted to Daimler however. Seen here in Pool Meadow bus station is 22, CKV22D, a 1966 Daimler Fleetline with Neepsend bodywork. West Midlands PTE fleetnames are carried.
Photo taken 1975, Coventry Bus Station
553. DPV65D
Ipswich Borough Transport 65, DPV65D, an AEC Regent V with Neepsend H37/28R new in February 1966 and withdrawn in 1986.
Photo taken July 1983, Tower Ramparts Bus Station, Ipswich
554. EAK226D
Bradford 226, EAK226D, a 1966 Daimler CVGLX/30 with East Lancs body in Chester Street bus station bound for Eldwick. Alongside is West Yorkshire DX202, HWY830C, a 1965 Bristol Lodekka FS6B
Photo taken Thursday 14 March 1968, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
555. EAK226D
Bradford 226, EAK226D, a Daimler CVG6LX built in 1966 with Neepsend H40/30F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
556. EAK230D
WYPTE (Bradford District) 2230, EAK230D, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Neepsend H40/30F body, new as Bradford CT. 230 in 1966.
Photo taken Summer 1974, Barkerend Road, Bradford
557. EAK237D
Bradford 237, EAK237D, a Daimler CVG6LX with East Lancs Neepsend body new in October 1966, seen here in Metro livery and renumbered 2237
Photo taken Friday 31 December 1976, Thornton Road, Bradford
558. EAK238D
The metalwork of the Interchange roof casts shadows over Bradford 238, EAK238D, a 1966 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken 1976, Bradford Interchange
559. EAK239D
Bradford 239, EAK239D, Daimler CVG6LX/30 with East Lancs Neepsend H40/30F bodywork, new in October 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Bank Street, Bradford
560. FCB12D
Malta A-3548, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/13 built 1966 with East Lancashire B45F bodywork. New as Blackburn 12 and registered FCB12D, this looks as if it had only recently arrived in Malta. This was subsequently reregistered FBY785.
Photo taken Malta
561. FCB12D
An ex-Blackburn East Lancs bodied Leyland Tiger Cub in the magnificent Valleta bus station in Malta c.1985. It was ex-Blackburn 12, FCB12D.
Photo taken c.1985, Valleta Bus Station, Malta
562. FHG160E
Burnley & Pendle 260, FHG160E, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1966/7 with East Lancashire H37/27F bodywork. This was new to Burnley Colne & Nelson.
Photo taken March 1978, Burnley Bus Station
563. FJF38D
Leicester 38, FJF38D, an AEC Renown / East Lancs H43/31R
Photo taken January 1972, Charles Street, Leicester
564. FJF40D
Preserved Leicester 40, FJF40D, a 1966 AEC Renown with East Lancs H44/31R body.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 2014, Quorn & Woodhouse station yard
565. FJF40D
Maynefleet 40, FJF40D, an A E C Renown 3B3RA built in 1966 with East Lancashire H43/31R bodywork,
Photo taken August 1979, Lime Street Railway Station, Liverpool
566. GBN242D
Scarlet Band, West Cornforth, GBN242D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1966 with East Lancashire H45/33F bodywork. Formerly Greater Manchester PTE 6742 but new as Bolton 242.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1981, West Cornforth
567. GBN254D
A pair of Leyland Atlanteans from fleets that became part of SELNEC PTE in 1969 sit in the corner of the yard of North, the well known dealer in 1980. Nearest the camera is former Bolton 254, GBN254D, a 1966 example with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken 1980, at Sherburn in Elmet
568. GRD576D
Preserved former Reading Corporation 76, GRD576D, a Dennis Loline III with East Lancs H38/30F body, new in 1966
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
569. GRD576D
Preserved former Reading Corporation 76, GRD576D, a Dennis Loline III with East Lancs H38/30F body, new in 1966
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 2006, Wisley Aerodrome
570. HVH463D
Huddersfield Corporation 463, HVH463D, a 1966 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with East Lancs bodywork, seen here in Wakefield after conversion to a playbus.
Photo taken 1992, Wakefield
571. HVH463D
West Yorkshire PTE 4463, HVH463D, a 1966 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with East Lancs H41/29F bodywork ex-Huddersfield no. 463, about to be the 14:24 11 departure to Huddersfield and Brackenhall.
Photo taken Saturday 9 September 1978, Holme Terminus
572. HVH466D
West Yorkshire PTE (Kirklees District) 4466, HVH466D, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Neepsend H41/29F body, new to Huddersfield Corporation as 466 in 1966.
Photo taken Manchester Road, Huddersfield
573. HVH472D
Huddersfield bought Daimler CVGLX/30s with bodywork by both Roe and East Lancs in the nineteen sixties. 472, HVH472D, is an East Lancs example.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 2010, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
574. HVH472D
Huddersfield Corporation 472, HVH472D, a 1966 Daimler CVGLX/30 with East Lancs H41/29F body.
Photo taken Sunday 11 March 2012, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, near Dewsbury Bus Museum
575. HVW472D
A rear view of preserved Huddersfield Corporation Daimler CVG6LX/30 472, HVH472D, an East Lancs bodied bus delivered in 1966
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2011, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
576. XTF98D
Preserved Rossendale 45, XTF98D, a Leyland PD3/4 with East Lancs H41/32F body, new in September 1966 to Haslingden Corporation Transport as their fleet number 1.
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2006, The Broadway, Winchester
577. XTJ939D
New to Rawtenstall in 1966, this Leyland Titan PD3/4 carries an East Lancs front entrance body. It was one of the last deliveries to Rawtenstall before they amalgamated with nearby Haslingdon to form Rossendale. 39, XTJ939D, is seen at the end of a long career wearing the cream green and red Rossendale livery intoduced after de-regulation in 1985
Photo taken 1993, Marsden, near Huddersfield
578. YTD287D
Darwen Corporation 32, YTD287D, A Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1966 with East Lancashire H37/28F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Church Street, Darwen
579. YTJ628D
GMT 6932, YTJ628D, a 1966 AEC Renown/East Lancs ex-Leigh 32.
Photo taken 5 May 1979, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
580. 102UTF
Lancaster City 102, 102UTF, a Leyland Leopard/East Lancs B42D in Morecambe Garage with ex-Maidstone buses in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1976, Morecambe Garage
581. DHC782E
Eastbourne Corporation 82, DHC782E, East Lancs 60 seat bodied Leyland PD2A/30 of 1967 and still owned by that operator. Seen here at the Eastbourne Motor Bus 100 Event on 20th July 2003 on Eastbourne Seafront.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Sea Front, Eastbourne
582. DHC782E
To celebrate 110 years of bus operation in Eastbourne, Stagecoach as successor to the Corporation/Eastbourne Buses has been operating a commemorative service 110 along the sea front from the town centre during the summer. 1967 Leyland PD2A/30 East Lancs DHC782E (originally 82, now 19978!) looks splendid in traditional livery, and sounds a treat,too.
Photo taken Tuesday 20 August 2013, Sovereign Centre, Sea Front, Eastbourne
583. DHC784E
DHC784E is the former Eastbourne 84, a 1967 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with an East Lancs O60R body. This vehicle was originally H60R, and finished in Blue & Primrose livery.
Photo taken Sunday 30 July 2006, The Adur Recreation Ground, Brighton Rd, Shoreham by Sea
584. DHC784E
Also at Worthing was Ex-Eastbourne Leyland open top PD2 84 DHC784E, still carrying the livery of Macís Tours of Edinburgh, presumably its last operator.
Photo taken Sunday 28 July 2013, Marine Parade, Worthing
585. DHC784E
Eastbourne 84, DHC784E, a Leyland Titan PD2 with East Lancs O32/28R body.
Photo taken Thursday 25 June 1981, Dukes Drive, Eastbourne
586. DHC786E
Eastbourne Corporation 86, DHC786E, a Daimler 'Roadliner' SRC6 with East Lancashire B45D body seen in The Goffs, Eastbourne in February 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 22 February 1969, The Goffs, Eastbourne
587. DTC416E
Ramsbottom U.D.C. 7, DTC416E, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancashire H41/32F body, new in 1967.
Photo taken Tuesday 28 January 1969, Bolton Street, Bury
588. ETF484F
Darwen 36, ETF484F, a 1967 Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with East Lancs body is seen when in use by Hyndburn Transport (previously Accrington Corporation) as a PSV tuition vehicle. Following local government re-organisation in 1974 Darwen's small fleet was subsumed into the enlarged Blackburn fleet
Photo taken 1996, at Charlestown Road, Halifax
589. FEN587E
Bury bought both Atlanteans andd Fleetlines in the 1960s. However the need for lighter buses to work the Bolton service due to a weight restricted bridge in Bolton led Bury to buy four front entrance PD2/37s with East Lancs bodywork in 1967. The first of the quartet 187, FEN587E, is seen some twenty one years later working as a driver trainer for Northumbria.
Photo taken Sunday 7 August 1988, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
590. FHG570E
Burnley 70, FHG570E, a 1967 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with East Lancs body of a very conservative style redolant of the 1950s.
Photo taken 2001, Halifax
591. FKY251E
Bradford 251, FKY251E, was a Leyland PD3A/2 with a Neepsend (East Lancs) H40/30F body of 1967.
Photo taken 1971, Allerton Terminus
592. FKY251E
WYPTE (Bradford District) 2251, FKY251E, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Neepsend H40/30F body, new as Bradford CT. 251 in 1967.
Photo taken Summer 1974, West Park Road/Thornton Road Junction, Bradford
593. FKY253E
Bradford waited until 1967 before buying Leyland Titan PD3s. 253, FKY253E, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Neepsend body to East Lancs design is one of these, the last East Lancs bodied buses bought by Bradford.
Photo taken 1976, Petergate, Bradford
594. FTF702F
Delivered new to Ramsbottom UDC in 1967 as their 8, FTF702F was this Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs bodywork. In 1969 it became 6408 in the SELNEC PTE fleet, then in 1984 it was bought from Alpha Coaches of Liverpool by Black Prince of Morley who repainted it into a version of their own red and yellow livery.
Photo taken 1988, Vicar Lane, Leeds
595. FTF703F
Ramsbottom were the smallest constituent fleet of the SELNEC PTE when it was formed in 1969. Seen in Bury wearing its new fleet number and livery is the former 9, FTF703F, a 1967 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 24 May 1973, Knowsley Street, Bury
596. FTF703F
SELNEC Northern 6409, FTF703F, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built 1967 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork. The former Ramsbottom UDC 9 was looking very smart in the new SELNEC livery when photographed working the route to Edenfield via Ramsbottom and Shuttleworth.
Photo taken September 1971, Bolton Street, Ramsbottom
597. GBV13E
Former Blackburn Corporation 13, GBV13E, Tiger Cub/East Lancs B45F of 1967, seen here in 2008 on a balmy evening on stand at Valletta bus station, Malta, now registered EBY637. The new regime sidles up behind , the ubiquitous Chinese King Long. These will be in our neighbourhoods soon I'm sure.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 February 2008, Valletta Bus Station, Malta
598. GBV14E
Blackburn Corporation 144, GBV14E, a 1967 Leyland Tiger Cub with locally built East Lancs body. When delivered this bus was numbered 14.
Photo taken 1979, Blackburn Station
599. GBV17E
Malta Bus Y-0444, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/13 built in 1967 with East Lancashire B45F bodywork. This had been new as Blackburn 17 registered GBV17E and subsequently was reregistered in Malta as DBY444.
Photo taken 1993?, Malta
600. GTC104F
Lancaster City Transport 104, GTC104F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1967 with East Lancashire B53F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Lancaster Bus Station
601. GTC106F
Lancaster City Transport 106, GTC106F, a 1967 Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs body
Photo taken August 1973, Lancaster Bus Station
602. HJA693E
GMT 5863, HJA963E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40/Neepsend ex-Stockport 63, turning from Carrington Rd into Newbridge Lane on the 11.15 Vernon Park-Piccadilly 194.
Photo taken Saturday 13 January 1979, Carrington Rd/Newbridge Lane, Stockport
603. HJA907E
GMT 5870, HJA970E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40 ex Stockport 70.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 April 1980, Grotton Hotel, Grotton, Oldham
604. HJA948E
SELNEC Southern 5848, HJA948E, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1967 with East Lancashire H36/28R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1973, Bus Station, Ashton under Lyne
605. HJA949E
Former GMT 5849, HJA949E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40/East Lancs H36/28R, originally Stockport 49.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1980, MOTEC, High Ercall
606. HJA959E
Stockport Corporation 59, HJA959E, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Neepsend H36/28R body, new in 1967. Pictured in Stockport's Mersey Square just three months before it would pass to the SELNEC P.T.E.
Photo taken August 1969, Mersey Square, Stockport
607. HJA964E
Stockport 64, HJA964E, a 1967 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Neepsend bodywork to East Lancs design (both companies were part of the John Brown Group at the time) plies its trade in Mersey Square in its home town.
Photo taken Thursday 25 June 1970, Mersey Square
608. HJA965E
Preserved Stockport Corporation 65, HJA965E, a Leyland PD2/40 with East Lancs H36/28R body, new in summer 1967
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2006, The Broadway, Winchester
609. HJA968E
GMT 5868, HJA968E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40 with Neepsend body, ex-Stockport 68.
Photo taken Wednesday 23 July 1980, Wellington Road North, Stockport
610. HJA968E
GMT 5868, HJA968E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40/East Lancs H36/28R formerly Stockport 68.
Photo taken Saturday 27 September 1980, Piccadilly, Manchester
611. HJA969E
GMT 5869, HJA969E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40 with Neepsend body, ex-Stockport 69.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 1980, Hall Street, Offerton, Stockport
612. KDB404F
Stockport bought relatively few single deckers. The last four came in 1968 the year before the corporation became a part of SELNEC PTE. The erstwhile Stockport 404, KDB404F, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/1R with 43 seat dual entrance East Lancs bodywork is seen in its new guise as GMT 5084 waiting to leave Mersey Square for Woodford.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 September 1975, Mersey Square, Stockport
613. KDB404F
1968 GMT Leopard/East Lancs 5084, ex-Stockport 404 KDB404F about to work the 17.15 (?) Manchester Piccadilly-Cheadle (Councillor Lane) 193, a peak-hours only express route.
Photo taken Friday 10 April 1981, Piccadilly, Manchester
614. KDB407F
GMT 1968 Leopard/East Lancs 5087, KDB407F ex Stockport 407 approaching Boundary Bridge, Cheadle on the 16.47 Romiley-Cheadle (Cranleigh Drive) 381, a fairly short-lived cross Stockport service.
Photo taken Thursday 18 September 1980, Stockport Road, Cheadle Heath, Stockport
615. KED546F
Warrington Corporation 92, KED546F, one of three Leyland Panther Cubs PSRC1/1 with dual door East Lancs bodywork bought in 1967.
Photo taken 1991, Trans Pennine Rally, Harrogate
616. KJA873F
GMT 5873, KJA873F, 1968 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs ex Stockport 73
Photo taken Tuesday 24 June 1980, Green Lane/Middlewood Road, Middlewood, Stockport
617. KJA873F
Greater Manchester 5873, KJA873F, a Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs H38/32R body, formerly Stockport 73.
Photo taken Saturday 9 August 1980, Mersey Square, Stockport
618. KJA885F
GMT 5885, KJA885F 1968 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs ex-Stockport 85, demonstrating the reversing manoeuvre at Moor End, Mellor
Photo taken Thursday 24 July 1980, Moor End Road/Shiloh Road, Mellor
619. KOW910F
Gliding into Gosport Bus Station is ex-Southampton 402, KOW910F, an AEC Regent V East Lancs (Neepsend) H40/30R body which entered service in December 1967
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2005, Gosport Bus Station
620. KOW910F
Preserved ex-Southampton 402, KOW910F, an AEC Regent V East Lancs (Neepsend) H40/30R body, new in December 1967
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2006, The Broadway, Winchester
621. KOW910F
Rear view of ex-Southampton 402, KOW910F, an AEC Regent V East Lancs (Neepsend) H40/30R body, new in December 1967
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2006, The Broadway, Winchester
622. KVH25E
Huddersfield JOC 25, KVH25E, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/2R built in 1967 with Neepsend B44F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Manchester Street Bus Station, Huddersfield
623. LBU150E
GMT 5150, LBU150E, a 1967 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1/Neepsend H43/34F originally Oldham 150, seen here after transfer to Bury garage and fitted late in its life with a replacement Roe windscreen.
Photo taken Friday 14 March 1980, Market St, Bury
624. LJF16F
Preserved ex-Leicester 16, LJF16F, Leyland PD3A/12 with East Lancs H41/33R body, new in September 1967
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2004, Duxford
625. LJF16F
Leicester 16, LJF16F, a 1967 Leyland Tian PD3A/12 with East Lancs bodywork. The destination was carried by this bus in 1982 when it performed the last rites for rear entrance buses in Leicester.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 2010, Chatsworth
626. LJF19F
Leicester 19, LJF19F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R, new late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
627. LJF21F
Seen helping out in Newcastle in 1976 is Leicester 21, LJF21F, a 1967 East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD3A/12.
Photo taken 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
628. LJF22F
Leicester 22, LJF22F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R new in late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
629. LJF22F
Rear view of Leicester 22, LJF22F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R, new late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
630. LJF25F
Leicester 25, LJF25F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R new in late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Charles Street, Leicester
631. LTD955F
Rossendale 55, LTD955F, was a Leyland PSU4/2R Leopard with an East Lancs B46F body new in July 1968.
Photo taken Friday 2 August 1968, Helmshore Road, Haslingden
632. MDJ553E
St Helens last double deckers were bought in 1967. 53, MDJ553E, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with East Lancs bodywork is seen at the undertakings Jackson Street depot wearing Merseyside PTE colours.
Photo taken Tuesday 25 September 1979, Jackson Street Garage, St Helens
633. MDJ554E
St Helens bought their last double deckers in 1967. 54, MDJ554E, is a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with East Lancs body, one of five PD2s bought that year.
Photo taken 1997, off Charlestown Road, Halifax
634. MDJ554E
Preserved St Helens 54, MDJ554E, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with East Lancs body, one of five PD2s bought in 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 2012, North West Museum of Road Transport
635. MDJ851E
St. Helens Corporation: On the left, 1 (ODJ941) an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with Metro-Cammell H36/28R body, new in 1961. On the right, 51 (MDJ851E) a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with East Lancashire H33/28R body, new in 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 5 July 1970, Jackson Street Garage
636. MHJ345F
Southend PD3 345, MHJ345F, on a peak hour working on the normally OMO route 23A from Eastwood Rise to Leigh Station.
Photo taken Thursday 17 March 1977, Leigh-on-Sea Station, Southend
637. MHJ345F
One of the last regular Southend PD3 operations was on the 27 to Canvey. Here 345, MHJ345F, has just passed the Haystack Corner and is heading for Canvey seafront and the Eastern Esplanade terminus.
Photo taken Saturday 19 March 1977, Canvey Island
638. MHJ345F
SCT 345, MHJ345F, pulls out of the EN depot/bus station in Southend in the early evening on a run to the far end of Canvey Island, via Hadleigh and Benfleet.
Photo taken Thursday 2 August 1973, EN Depot/Bus Station, London Road
639. MHJ345F
The last Southend PD3's arrived in 1967, 73 seat East Lancs bodied PD3/4's, numbered 345-347, with 345, MHJ345F seen here. With air brakes and light steering, these three machines seemed quite different from their Massey bodied predecessors and for some reason I never felt as comfortable when behind the wheel.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Southend CT Garage, London Road
640. MHJ346F
The Southend buses hired to LT were regularly exchanged as they returned to Southend for maintenance. The hire included the 3 East Lancs bodied PD3s, 345-7, such as 346, MHJ346F, seen here at the southern terminus of the 190.
Photo taken Saturday 7 February 1976, The Tudor Rose, Old Coulsdon, near Croydon
641. MHJ346F
Southend PD3 346, MHJ346F
Photo taken Southend
642. MHJ346F
Southend PD3 346, MHJ346F, is seen parked up at the Tickfield Avenue works on July 31st, 1977, awaiting repairs after a minor fire at the rear of the top deck - note the missing windows and blackened interior.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1977, Tickfield Avenue Works, Southend
643. MHJ346F
SCT 346, MHJ346F, pulling out of the Southend EN depot/bus station on an early evening route 1 journey to Rayleigh, seems to be well patronised, if only on the lower deck!
Photo taken Thursday 2 August 1973, EN Depot/Bus Station, London Road
644. MHJ346F
Southend Corporation 346, MHJ346F, a Leyland Titan PD3 with East Lancs H41/32R body.
Photo taken Saturday 7 March 1981, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
645. MHJ346F
Southend in Colchester ... Southend Corporation 346, MHJ346F, Leyland Titan / East Lancs on hire to Colchester Corporation.
Photo taken April 1972, High Street, Colchester
646. MHJ347F
Southend PD3 347, MHJ347F
Photo taken June 1976, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
647. MHJ347F
This picture shows former Southend PD3 347, MHJ347F, at the North Weald Rally in 1996 - the bus served as a driver trainer for many years with Plymouth Citybus but was then acquired by an Essex preservationist.
Photo taken 1996, North Weald
648. MHJ347F
Entering the Deeping Underpass from the Victoria Station roundabout, Southend 347, MHJ347F, was caught on the 25 in April 1976.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1976, Victoria Circus, Southend
649. MHJ347F
Southend PD3 347, MHJ347F, demonstrates the wide turn needed before the widening of Chichester Road (involving the demolition of some shops in York Road) for buses entering the Bus Station. Marks & Spencerís exterior is little changed nearly 30 years on!
Photo taken Saturday 12 November 1977, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
650. MHJ347F
Southend buses carried very comprehensive blind sets but occasionally service changes challenged the equipment, as 347, MHJ347F, demonstrates here on the 22C, a sometime variant of the core 22 group from Hullbridge to Shoebury.
Photo taken Friday 1 September 1978, Chichester Road, Southend
651. MHJ347F
At the very end of their lives with ST, a regular duty for one of Southend's East Lancs PD3s was an early evening peak short on the 6 (then mostly operated by Eastern National) from Central Bus Station to Newington Avenue and back, before going to Rayleigh as a 1. A few weeks before the farewell day 347, MHJ347F, departs from the bus station.
Photo taken Friday 10 July 1981, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
652. MHJ347F
Southend Corporation 347, MHJ347F, a Leyland Titan PD3 with East Lancs H41/32R body.
Photo taken Saturday 7 March 1981, Victoria Circus, Southend
653. ORA78E
Like a number of operators Chesterfield were seduced by the charms of the Daimler Roadliner but were quickly disillusioned by its tempremental behaviour. Seen in central Chesterfield is 78, ORA78E, an East Lancs bodied SRC6 chassis one of ten bought in 1967.
Photo taken Monday 24 April 1972, Elder Way, Chesterfield
654. ORA80E
Chesterfield 80, ORA80E, a 1967 Neepsend B49D Daimler Roadliner passes a local shop displaying no doubt "local produce for local people".
Photo taken June 1972, Chesterfield
655. SRB86F
SRB86F was Chesterfield 86 and had an Neepsend B49D body on a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R chassis.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
656. EJK887F
Former Eastbourne Panther 87, EJK887F, about to head off to Kent to start her restoration.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 2016
657. EJK887F
Interior view of former Eastbourne Panther 87, EJK887F, about to head off to Kent to start her restoration, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs B45D body, new in June 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 2016
658. EJK887F
This photo contributed by David Lennard is of David driving Eastbourne Corporation No 87, EJK887F, the Leyland Panther/East Lancs that was shown on the site recently being sent for restoration. This was taken in the summer of 1968 when she was almost brand new.
Photo taken late summer 1968, Eastbourne Pier
659. EJK888F
Eastbourne Corporation 88, EJK888F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs. B45D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 July 1970, Eastbourne Pier
660. EJK888F
Eastbourne Corporation 88, EJK888F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs. B45D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne
661. EJK888F
Eastbourne Corporation 88, EJK888F, a 1968 Leyland PSUR1/1R 'Panther' with East Lancs B45D body seen following rebuilding of the front end after a road traffic accident.
Photo taken Friday 25 November 1977, Terminus Place, Eastbourne
662. FTF703F
GMT 6409, FTF703F, a 1968 Leyland PD3/4/East Lancs H41/32F ex-Ramsbottom 9.
Photo taken Friday 18 January 1980, Hindley Station
663. HTJ131F
Leigh Corporation switched to single deck Leylands for their final deliveries prior to the setting up of the Greater Manchester PTE. Seen in Leigh wearing its new colours is the former 20, HTJ131F, a 1968 Leyland Leopard PSU4/2R with 45 seat East Lancs body.
Photo taken Friday 27 April 1973, King Street Bus Station, Leigh
664. HTJ131F
GMT 6060, HTJ131F, a 1968 Leyland PSU4/2R/East Lancs, ex-Leigh Corporation 20.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1980, Blossoms Hotel, Bramhall Lane/A6, Stockport
665. JTF154F
Rossendale Transport 54, JTF154F, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/2R with East Lancs. B44F body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 23 August 1983, Bank Street, Rawtenstall
666. JTF217F
Darwen's later puchases were traditional Lancashire municipal Leyland Titans with East Lancs bodywork. 39, JTF217F, was a 1968 Leyland Titan PD2/47 with front entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken 1994, Halifax
667. JTF217F
Darwen 39, JTF217F, a Leyland Titan PD2 with East Lancs H37/28F body. New in April 1968, Darwen used vehicles of this type on OPO duties.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1982, Burscough
668. JTF218F
Darwen 40, JTF218F, a 1968 Leyland Titan PD2A/47 with East Lancs bodywork is seen in Edinburgh while working as an open top tour vehicle for Mac's Tours.
Photo taken 2001, High Street, Edinburgh
669. JTF218F
Former Darwen 40, JTF218F, a 1968 Leyland Titan PD2A/47 with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 28 September 2014, Potteries Running Day, Gladstone Pottery Museum
670. KBV51F
Blackburn 51, KBV51F, Leyland PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body, one of a batch of ten new in July 1968.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Station
671. KDB407F
GMT 5087, KDB407F, a 1968 Leyland Leopard with East Lancs body, ex Stockport 407.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 July 1980, Blossoms Hotel, Bramhall Lane, Stockport
672. KJA871F
Preserved Leyland PD3/14 KJA871F with East Lancs H38/32R body, new to Stockport Corporation as their no. 71 in February 1968
Photo taken Sunday 18 May 2008, Manchester Museum of Transport
673. KJA871F
AEC brought out the lowheight Renown chassis as a replacement for the poor selling Bridgemaster in 1963. AEC built two pre-production examples in 1962 as demonstrators. One of these was 8071ML with front entrance Park Royal body; when new this bus spent several months on loan to the country area of London Transport. Alongside is Stockport Corporation 71, KJA871F, a 1968 Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs bodywork carrying GMT livery and fleet number 5871.
Photo taken August 1981, Harrogate
674. KJA871F
Stockport stuck doggedly to the Leyland Titan for new deliveries until the end of its separate existence in 1969 although the last deliveries were 30 foot long PD3s some of which had front entances. Seen working the free shuttle between the Museum of Transport and the city centre in Manchester is former Stockport 71, KJA871F, a 1968 Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Boyle Street, Manchester
675. KJA875F
Stockport Corporation 75, KJA875F, an East Lancashire H38/32R bodied Leyland Titan PD3/14, new in February 1968.
Photo taken early 1969, Macclesfield Road, Hazel Grove
676. KJA875F
GMT 5875, KJA875F, 1968 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs ex-Stockport 75
Photo taken Wednesday 14 October 1981, Daw Bank, Stockport
677. KJA875F
Greater Manchester 5875, KJA875F, a Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs H38/32R body, new to Stockport as 75 in February 1968.
Photo taken Saturday 9 August 1980, Wellington Road South, Stockport
678. KJA877F
Stockport 77, KJA877F, an East Lancs H38/32R bodied Leyland PD3/14 new in February 1968 is seen in George Street, Manchester on the 92 service, joint with Manchester, to Hazel Grove.
Photo taken Saturday 30 March 1968, George Street, Manchester
679. KJA878F
GMT 5878, KJA878F, a 1968 Leyland PD3/East Lancs ex-Stockport 78. Standing at the remote Moor End terminus on the Derbyshire border, these workings were crew-operated due to the need to reverse here.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 May 1981, Shiloh Road, Mellor
680. KJA882F
Stockport 82, KJA882F, was an East Lancs H38/32R bodied Leyland PD3/14 new in February 1968 and is seen passing through Mersey Square on the Offerton service.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Mersey Square, Stockport
681. KTB747F
New in April 1968, Widnes 47, KTB747F, was the first of two Leyland PSU4/1R Leopards with East Lancs B42D bodies delivered that year and is seen in Widnes.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, St. Paul's Road/Victoria Road, Widnes
682. LTC109F
Siver Service (Woolliscroft), Matlock, 53 LTC109F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1968 with East Lancashire B53F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Darley Dale Depot
683. LTD956F
Rossendale Joint Transport 56, LTD956F, seen in Rawtenstall, was a Leyland PSU4/2R Leopard with an East Lancs B46F body which had been ordered by Haslingden but not delivered until after the formation of Rossendale.
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, Kay Street, Rawtenstall
684. LTD956F
Rossendale Transport 56, LTD956F, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/2R with East Lancs. B46F body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 23 August 1983, Warner Street, Haslingden
685. MJA888G
GMT 5888, MJA888G, a 1968 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs H38/32R originally Stockport 88
Photo taken Friday 6 March 1981, Oldham, top of Yorkshire St, opposite Town Hall
686. MJN216F
Southend Transport 216, MJN216F, Leyland Leopard / East Lancs.
Photo taken June 1974, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
687. MJN217F
Southend Leyland Leopard 217, MJN217F.
Photo taken Southend Central Station
688. MJN217F
Southend Leyland Leopard 217, MJN217F.
Photo taken Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
689. MJN217F
Southend Leyland Leopard 217, MJN217F.
Photo taken May 1975, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
690. MJN217F
Southend East Lancs bodied Leopard 217, MJN217F, on route 4A, in its original condition with a large illuminated pay on entry sign across the front. These were later removed and replaced by smaller, more conventional, signs.
Photo taken c.1970, High Street, Shoeburyness
691. MJN217F
Rear view of Southend 217, MJN217F
Photo taken 1968, Sutton Schools, Southend
692. MJN217F
Southend 217, MJN217F
Photo taken 1968, Sutton Schools, Southend
693. MJN218F
Southend 218, MJN218F, one of four Leyland Leopard PSU3/1 with East Lancs B51D+21 bodies, brand new when this picture was taken.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 1968, High Street, Rayleigh
694. MJN218F
Southend Transport's 218, Leyland Leopard MJN218F, resting at Central Bus Station between operations on the low-frequency service 12 to Wallasea Island (on the River Crouch) via Stambridge and Canewdon. Notice the 'No Change Given' plaque beneath the nearside wiper - ST journeys could be quite costly if you did not have the correct fare at this period!
Photo taken Sunday 17 September 1978, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
695. MTJ926G
Accrington 26, MTJ926G, a Bristol RESL6L with East Lancs B47F body, one of three new in October 1968.
Photo taken Monday 1 September 1969, Peel Street Bus Station, Accrington
696. NED748G
Warrington bought Bristol RELLs after a brief flirtation with Leylands ill fated Panther. Seen in Warrington town centre is 94, NED748G, one of the first batch bought with East Lancs dual door bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 17 October 1974, Warrington
697. KEN232G
Bury bought vehicles right up their becoming part of SELNEC PTE in 1969. Seen here is Bury 2, KEN232G, a 1969 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with dual door East Lancs bodywork. Still in Bury colours, it does however carry its PTE fleet number 6392.
Photo taken Thursday 12 April 1973, The Esplanade, Rochadale
698. KKV48G
West Midlands PTE 1048, KKV48G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1969 with East Lancashire H45/27D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, Pool Meadow bus station, Coventry
699. KKV54G
Coventry 54, KKV54G, a 1969 East Lancs bodied Daimler Fleetline is seen at Pool Meadow bus station. It is carrying West Midlands PTE livery; to the rear of 54 is a former Midland Red Daimler Fleetline.
Photo taken 1975, Coventry Bus Station
700. KKV57G
East Lancs H45/27D bodywork was carried by Coventry 57, KKV57G, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline seen at Pool Meadow.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Pool Meadow
701. LCB57G
Blackburn 57, LCB57G, a 1969 Leyland Leopard PSUC1/13 with East Lancs bodywork loads up in the town centre
Photo taken Friday 19 May 1978, Ainsworth Street, Blackburn
702. LCB58G
This 1969 East Lancs B45F Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1A/13 of Blackburn Corporation Transport, No.58 LCB58G, is pictured at Blackpool Corporation's depot whilst on a private hire.
Photo taken Saturday 19 June 1971, Blackpool Corporation Depot
703. LCB64G
Blackburn 64, LCB64G, a Leyland PSUC1/13 Tiger Cub with an East Lancs B45F body is seen in Blackburn in the bus station.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Bus Station
704. LHG392H
This Bristol RES6L with East Lancs B46F body was new in 1969 to Burnley Colne & Nelson, as 92 LHG392H.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
705. LHG392H
Seen in the bus station in Burnley is Burnley, Colne & Nelson 92, LHG392H, an East Lancs B46F bodied Bristol RESL6L.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Burnley Bus Station
706. LHG393H
Burnley & Pendle 93, LHG393H, a Bristol RESL6L built in 1969 with East Lancashire B46F bodywork. New to Burnley, Colne & Nelson. Parked next to it is WRN11R, a 1976 Leopard PSU4D/4R from 1976.
Photo taken March 1978, Burnley Bus Station
707. MJA887G
GMT 5887, MJA887G, a 1969 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs ex-Stockport 87.
Photo taken Saturday 2 June 1979, Sholver Estate, Oldham
708. MJA889G
Stockport 89, MJA889G was a Leyland PD3/14 with an East Lancs H38/32R body dating from 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Stockport Depot
709. MJA890G
GMT 5890, MJA890G, a 1969 Leyland PD3/East Lancs ex Stockport 90, on the 16.41 194 from Stockport to Vernon Park. Virtually everything in this picture has been demolished with the exception of the superb Arden Arms
Photo taken Wednesday 27 August 1980, Newbridge Lane/Millgate, Stockport
710. MJA891G
Stockport Corporation bought Leyland Titans until they became part of the new SELNEC PTE in 1969. 91, MJA891G, is a Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs bodywork of a very traditional style and dates from 1969. This bus is now preserved.
Photo taken c.1995, Manchester Museum of Transport
711. MJA892G
Stockport 92, MJA892G, a 1969 Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs front entrance body was one of the first six front entrance buses bought by Stockport. They were also the last buses delivered to Stockport before it became part of SELNEC PTE.
Photo taken 1981, Kingsway, East Didsbury, Manchester
712. MJA893G
GMT 5893, MJA893G, a 1969 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs H38/32F originally Stockport 93
Photo taken Saturday 11 May 1974, Wellington Rd South, Stockport
713. MJA894G
GMT 5894, MJA894G, a 1969 Leyland PD3/East Lancs ex-Stockport 94, by this time one of only four Stockport PD3s remaining. An evening peak-hour working which ran out as a 358 via Marple and returned as a 360 via Hazel Grove, the main operation of both routes had long been OMO.
Photo taken Friday 4 June 1982, New Mills Bus Station
714. MJA896G
GMT 5896, MJA896G, a 1969 Leyland PD3/14/East Lancs H38/32F, formerly Stockport 96.
Photo taken Saturday 2 April 1977, Wellington Street, Stockport
715. MJA896G
Greater Manchester 5896, MJA896G, a Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs H38/32F body, formerly Stockport 96.
Photo taken Saturday 9 August 1980, Wellington Road South, Stockport
716. OBN300H
Greater Manchester PTE 6800, OBN300H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1969 with East Lancashire H43/29D bodywork. This had been new as Bolton 300 and was making an appearance at The Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken August 1984, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
717. PTF408G
Darwen 42, PTF408G, was an East Lancs H37/28F bodied Leyland PD2/47 and was seen in Blackburn Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Bus Station
718. STB790G
Accrington 170, STB790G, a 1969 Leyland Atlantean with East Lancs body was the undertakings first rear engined double decker
Photo taken 1977, Peel Street Bus Station, Accrington
719. STB792G
Hyndburn Transport 172, STB792G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs. H45/33F body, new to Accrington Corporation (172) in 1969 and passing to its successor in 1974.
Photo taken Friday 3 June 1983, Blackburn Road, Accrington
720. STC928G
Hyndburn 28, STC928G, a Bristol RESL6L built in 1969 with East Lancashire B47F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, Infant Street, Accrington
721. STC928G
Brutonian Bristol RE/East Lancs STC928G laying over in Top o'Town Car Park, Dorchester, demonstrating its seriously weathered Hyndburn livery.
Photo taken Monday 9 February 1987, Top o'Town Car Park, Dorchester
722. HHC909J
Having read the thread about the bus cafe on the A1, can anyone tell me what happened to this ex Eastbourne Leyland Panther, HHC909J.
Photo taken A27, just at the West of Polegate
723. TTR167H
Preserved Southampton City 133, TTR167H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body new in February 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
724. TTR167H
Preserved Southampton City 133, TTR167H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body new in February 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
725. CTD51J
Widnes 51, CTD51J, was the first of five Bristol RESL6Ls with East Lancs B42D bodies delivered in 1971. The first two (CTD51/2J) were new in February whilst the other three arrived in November (HTF355-357K).
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Victoria Road, Widnes
726. GHB176J
Merthyr Tydfil 176, GHB176J, a 1971 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2 with East Lancs 51 seat body is seen in York after sale to Gent Walker who traded as Acomb Link and ran from York to Acomb, a York suburb.
Photo taken 1989, George Hudson Street, York
727. LEO142J
Barrow Corporation 2, LEO142J, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LX built in 1971 with East Lancashire B49F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1971, Hindpool Road Corporation Depot
728. TWH809K
Such was the delay in deliveries in the late sixties that this Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with 86 seat East Lancs bodywork, TWH809K, was not delivered to SELNEC PTE until November 1971, some two years after Bolton who had ordered it became part of the new PTE.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Manchester Museum of Transport
729. WOW534J
Southampton 144, WOW534J, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body new in February 1971.
Photo taken Southampton Central Station
730. HHB181K
Merthyr Tydfil switched to saloons for all new deliveries from 1967. Initially the Leyland Leopard was the chassis of choice all, with East Lancs bodywork of varying styles. Later they would try the RE and MCW-Scania. Seen after withdrawal by Merthyr is 181, HHB181K, a 1972 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R with 51 seat body. This was one of the last Leopards bought by Merthyr.
Photo taken c. 1992, Skipton Bus Station
731. OWE271K
Sheffield bought a batch of Bristol VRs with East Lancs 73 seat bodies in 1972, one of which, 271 OWE271K, is now preserved. The VRs were withdrawn in the late seventies as non-standard. They were sold to the NBC some went to Crosville while 271 ended up with Maidstone and District and served in Hastings until 1993.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 2009, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
732. OWE279K
Sheffield Transport 279, OWE279K, a Bristol VRTSL6G built in 1972 with East Lancashire H43/30F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Sheffield Pond Street Bus Station
733. OWE281K
Sheffield bought East Lancs bodied Bristol VRs in 1972 after many years of buying Atlanteans and Fleetlines. 281, OWE281K, is seen in 1973 in Sheffield bus station
Photo taken Thursday 14 June 1973, Pond Street Bus Station
734. SBV67K
Blackburn 67, SBV67K, Seddon Pennine RU with East Lancs B45F body, one of six new in 1972.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Station
735. SBV70K
Blackburn 70, SBV70K, Seddon Pennine RU with East Lancs B45F body, one of six new in 1972.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Blackburn Station
736. YED274K
Warrington 1, YED274K, a 1972 Bristol RESL6L with East Lancs dual purpose body stands in Northwich bus station along with a selection of Crosville saloons, including an ex North Western Leyland Leopard with Alexander bodywork
Photo taken Wednesday 30 June 1976, Northwich Bus Station
737. NED354M
Warrington took two batches of six Daimler CRG6LX Fleetlines with East Lancs H43/29F bodies in 1970/73 alongside more numerous Bristol RESL single-deckers. 103, NED354M was the fourth of the newer batch and served from September 1973 to March 1992, later as 34.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 January 1976, Buttermarket, Warrington
738. OAX74M
Bedwas and Machen's last purchases comprised a huge batch of two buses (by this time 28% of the fleet) which were Leyland Leopards with East Lancs bodies - what was to become the standard Rhymney Valley bus. Seen here at the Cardiff Rally in June 1987 is what was originally B & M 10, OAX74M, but was now Inter Valley Link 94.
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1987, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff
739. STC986M
Hyndburn 38, STC986M, a Seddon Pennine RU built 1974 with East Lancashire Lancastrian C39F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1975, Peel Street, Accrington
740. XTB729N
With a backdrop of the magnificent Derby Baths, long gone, and the Blackpool Hilton Hotel, Fishwick 19, XTB729N, an Atlantean/East Lancs is parked on the Promenade.
Photo taken Saturday 16 August 1980, Promenade, North Shore, Blackpool
741. JDK912P
South Manchester JDK912P, a 1975 Bristol RESL6L/East Lancs DP42F originally Rossendale 12, seen on an evening journey from Oldham to Hyde.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 August 1994, Mossley, Brookbottom
742. BEF708T
A study in rear-ends with Hartlepool 8, BEF708T, the first of six Dennis Dominators, with an East Lancs B43D body forming the centrepiece.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 1979, Lynn Street, Hartlepool