SCT '61 Photo Index
Massey
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1. MN5105
Isle of Man Road Services 117, MN5105, a Leyland PLSC1 with a Massey B28R body dating from 1927, stands next to 13, MN5454, a Hall Lewis-bodied Thornycroft of 1928.
Photo taken Friday 1 August 2014, Port Erin, IOM
2. MN5105
Isle of Man Road Services 117, MN5105, a Leyland Lion PLSC1 with Massey B28R body new in July 1927 is happily having a major makeover for its 90th birthday, quite a contrast with its 2014 photograph on here.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 2017, Engineering workshop, c/o Terminus Buildings, Strathallan Crescent, Douglas
3. VT2218
Brooks Bros Castle Gresley, South Derbyshire, VT2218, a TSM with Massey body, new in 1929 purchased from Hilditch, Dresden and sold by 1937. Note the Brooks name stamped in the radiator
Photo taken Midland Road, Swadlincote
4. AAO574
Cumberland Motors 38, AAO574, a Leyland Lion LT5A with Massey body, built in 1934.
Photo taken circa 1967, Halton Moor, Leeds
5. ATD683
Seen outside the garage in Widnes on trade plate '0083 B' is the towing vehicle which had been new as number 39, ATD683, in 1935. The Leyland LT7 with a Massey B32R body was converted for its towing duties in 1952 and was sold to Widnes 39 Group, Liverpool in January 1968 for preservation.
Photo taken Saturday 9 September 1967, Widnes Garage
6. VN9436
Southend Corporation trolleybuses 141/142, VN9436/7, photographed in May 1951. They were Leyland TB3's with Massey B32R bodies, new to Teesside in 1936 and acquired by Southend in 1945.
Photo taken May 1951
7. PV4061
Pre-delivery photo of Ipswich trolleybus 68, PV4061, a Ransomes with Massey H24/24R body new in 1937, one of 18 similar vehicles bought that and the following year.
Photo taken 1937, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
8. PV4542
A great delivery photo of 10 Ipswich trolleybuses with 76, PV4542, a 1937 Ransomes with Massey H24/24R body in the lead.
Photo taken 1937, Wright Road, alongside Priory Heath Depot
9. DTD169
Baddeley Bros, Holmfirth acquired DTD169, a 1938 Leyland TD5 with Massey L24/24R body, from Leigh Corporation 70 in 1953. The TD was the only double-decker operated by Baddeley Bros except for some very early vehicles indeed - its main duty was works and colliery specials.
Photo taken Tuesday 31 May 1955, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
10. EN7702
New to Bury Corporation in 1938 as number 73, EN7702 was a Leyland TS8c with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and the body replaced by a Massey H30/26R one.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
11. EN7703
EN7703 was a Leyland TS8c which had been new in 1938 as Bury Corporation 75 with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was removed and replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and it was rebodied with a Massey H30/26R body by which time it had been renumbered to 74 (EN7704 which had been new as 74, became 75). It passed to Paton, Renfrew number 54 in December 1958 and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
12. PV4790
Colchester's only trolleybus was only used by ladies: as a mobile toilet it was towed to serve major outdoor events in the borough. The green and white livery more or less perpetuated that of its previous owner Ipswich Corporation, number 82, PV4790, a locally built Ransomes with Massey body seating 48. Capacity in its latter role would have been significantly less!
Photo taken late December 1965, Middle Mill Council Yard, Colchester
13. PV6426
Pre-delivery photo of Ipswich trolleybus 86, PV6426, a Ransomes with Massey H24/24R body, new in 1940 (the last Ransomes trolleybus built for the UK)
Photo taken 1940, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
14. ASD254
ASD254, a Guy Arab II with a Massey L27/26R body became Paton, Renfrew 46 in 1958 when it was acquired from Northern Roadways. New to Western S.M.T in 1943, it was numbered 192 in 1949 when the fleet was numbered. Withdrawn in 1956 it passed to Millburn Motors (dealer), Glasgow and to Northern Roadways in April 1958 then to Paton later in 1958 and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
15. GLX913
Southend 263, GLX913, was withdrawn in June 1962 and transferred to the Southend on Sea County Borough Constabulary, fitted with platform doors and converted as a mobile road safety exhibition unit (visiting schools, etc). Passed to Essex Police in April 1969 and sold in 1974 for preservation.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 1999, Canvey Island
16. GLX913
Ex-London Transport and Southend Daimler GLX913, seen here restored to Southend Corporation colours although I'm not so sure that the four line intermediate destination blind is genuine.
Photo taken late 1990s, North Weald
17. HGF923
Daimler/Massey 267, HGF923, one of the ex-LT vehicles purchased by Southend and rebodied, at the Wilson Road terminus of route 9 on 1st October 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 1 October 1955, Wilson Road, Southend
18. BG8557
Birkenhead were allocated this Guy Arab II with austerity Massey body in 1944 Originally 324, BG8557, in Birkenhead's fleet it was rebodied in 1953 and renumbered as 242 with Massey again providing the H31/28R body. In its new guise it remained in service until 1969, a very creditable 24 years.
Photo taken 1996, at Meltham, Kirklees
19. CHS271
Guy Arab II CHS271, with a Massey H30/28R body, in the McGill, Barrhead fleet is seen in Gilmour Street, Paisley. It was new in 1944 with a Park Royal H30/26R body and was rebodied in 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gilmour Street, Paisley
20. GYE100
Southend Corporation 274, GYE100, another ex-London Transport Daimler CWA6, bought by Southend in 1954 and rebodied by Massey
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Broadway Market, Victoria Circus, Southend
21. GYE60
Southend Corporation 270, GYE60, an ex-London Transport Daimler CWA6, bought by Southend in 1954 and rebodied by Massey, on another group of routes that terminated in Broadway Market, those that ran east of Southend to villages like Great Wakering.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Broadway Market, Victoria Circus, Southend
22. JA7609
Stockport 209, JA7609, was a Guy Arab II with Massey H30/26R body new in 1944 and is seen here on Heaton Moor Road, Stockport.
Photo taken Friday 23 May 1958, Heaton Moor Road, Heaton Moor
23. JA7613
Stockport 213, JA7613, seen at Heaton Moor Road, Stockport was a 1944 Guy Arab II with Massey H30/26R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 April 1959, Heaton Moor Road, Heaton Moor
24. JA7624
Stockport 224, JA7624, was the last of sixteen Guy Arab IIs delivered in 1944. Fitted with a Massey H30/26R body it, along with the others, remained in service, largely unrebuilt, until 1964 and is seen here passing through Mersey Square.
Photo taken Thursday 26 May 1960, Mersey Square, Stockport
25. JV8733
Grimsby Cleethorpes Transport 79, JV8733, was a Massey H30/26R bodied Guy Arab II dating from 1944.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 April 1958, Old Market Place, Grimsby
26. BHJ804
Southend rebodied Daimler 230, BHJ804, returning to Southend from Foulness on route 18
Photo taken May 1962, Bournes Green, Southend
27. BHJ804
Southend rebodied Daimler CW 230, BHJ804
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
28. BHJ805
Southend rebodies Daimler 231, BHJ805.
Photo taken Victoria Avenue, Victoria Circus, Southend
29. BHJ805
Southend rebodied Daimler CW 231, BHJ805, on the old Western Circular, 13 days before it disappeared when the routes were reorganised.
Photo taken Monday 6 April 1964, Southchurch Road, Southend
30. BHJ805
Southend Daimler 231, BHJ805
Photo taken Friday 26 March 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
31. BHJ805
Southend rebodied Daimler 231, BHJ805, taken just before it was withdrawn from service.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
32. BHJ806
Southend rebodied wartime Daimler 232, BHJ806, followed by Eastern National Lodekka 1496, 267GVW.
Photo taken Tuesday 7 April 1964, Southchurch Road/Bournemouth Park Road, Southend
33. BHJ806
Southend 232, BHJ806, a wartime Daimler rebodied by Massey in 1953.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Circus, Southend
34. BHJ807
Southend rebodied Daimler CWs after withdrawal from service, from left to right 233, 266, 267, 268, 235, 269 and 230
Photo taken Saturday 22 May 1965, Tunbridge Road Works
35. BHJ807
Southend Daimler 233, BHJ807
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Bournemouth Park Road, Southend
36. BHJ807
Southend Daimler 233, BHJ807, heading towards Southend despite the destination shown on the rear indicator.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
37. BHJ807
Southend 233, BHJ807, just a few days before withdrawal
Photo taken Saturday 27 March 1965, Southchurch Road, Southend
38. BHJ808
Southend 234, BHJ808, a Daimler CWA6 new in 1945 and rebodied by Massey L29/28R in late 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Garage, London Road, Southend
39. BHJ809
Daimler double decker 235, BHJ809, new in 1945 with a Duple utility body but seen here after rebodying by Massey, in Southchurch Road on a 63B East Circular (originally a trolleybus route) on 9th January 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 9 January 1955, Southchurch Road, Victoria Circus, Southend
40. EDK921
Seen in Glasgow Paddocks in Doncaster is Leon, Finningley 42, EDK921, a Daimler CWA6 with a Massey H30/26R body which had been new in 1945 as Rochdale 21.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Glasgow Paddocks bus station, Doncaster
41. FBJ373
Lowestoft 5, FBJ373, was a Guy Arab II with a Massey H30/26R body, one of six new in 1945.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
42. FBJ374
Lowestoft Corporation 6, FBJ374, a utility Guy Arab II with Massey H30/26R body, built in 1945.
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
43. FBJ374
Guy Arab FBJ374, number 6 in the Lowestoft fleet, was the last of six Guy Arab IIs new in 1945 and had a Massey H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
44. FBJ374
Rear view of Lowestoft Corporation 6, FBJ374, a utility Guy Arab II with Massey H30/26R body, built in 1945; the body was reconditioned in the Corporation's workshops in the late fifties, for example the sliding windows. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
45. GYE60
Southend Daimler CWA6 270, GYE60, started life with a Brush utility body with London Transport (numbered D71). Sold to Southend in 1954 and rebodied, it was withdrawn from passenger service in October 1963 and converted to a conductor training school (lower deck) cum uniform store (upper deck).
Photo taken Saturday 11 December 1976, SCT Garage, London Road
46. AMS561
Lawson, Kirkintilloch G31, AMS561, seen at Dundas Street Bus Station in Glasgow was a Guy Arab III with Massey C35F body new to W. Alexander in 1946, being transferred to Lawson in 1956.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 April 1959, Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow
47. BG9225
Preserved Birkenhead Corporation 105, BG9225, a Leyland Titan PD1A with Massey H30/26R body new in December 1946.
Photo taken Saturday 25 June 2011, at Kelsall
48. BG9229
Paton, Renfrew acquired BG9229 from Birkenhead Corporation 109 in 1960 and numbered it 65. Seen at the garage it was a Leyland PD1 with a Massey H30/26R body new in December 1946 and was withdrawn by Paton in 1964.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
49. BJN94
Southend 236, BJN94, one of three AEC Regent II's with Massey L55R bodies new in 1946.
Photo taken c.1955-58, Victoria Station forecourt, Southend
50. BJN94
Southend's first new buses postwar were three Regent II/Massey of 1946. 236, BJN94, of this batch is in Southend High Street on route 5a to Shoebury Cambridge Hotel.
Photo taken c. 1946/7, High Street, Southend
51. BJN95
Southend 237, BJN95, an AEC Regent II with Massey L27/28R body, new in September 1946. It was withdrawn from service and scrapped in 1958.
Photo taken c. 1952/3, Odeon Cinema, High Street, Southend
52. HGC263
Ex London Transport Daimler, Southend 271, HGC263
Photo taken Victoria Station, Southend
53. HGC263
Southend Corporation 271, HGC263, another ex-London Transport Daimler CWA6, bought by Southend in 1954 and rebodied by Massey on the Eastern Circular with behind one of Eastern National's first batch of Lodekkas on the Western Circular.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Circus, Southend
54. HGC276
Southend Corporation 264, HGC276, one of the ex-London Transport Daimler CWs bought by Southend in 1953 and rebodied by Massey.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Station, Southend
55. HGC286
Southend 268, HGC286
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
56. HGC286
Southend 268, HGC286, just before it was withdrawn
Photo taken Saturday 6 February 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
57. HGF879
Southend 269, HGF879
Photo taken Thursday 8 August 1963, Southchurch Avenue/High Street, Shoeburyness
58. HGF879
Southend 269, HGF879, a Daimler CWA6, new to London Transport as D202 in 1946 and bought by Southend and rebodied in 1954 for trolleybus replacement - the original trolleybus poles (probably tram poles before that?) are still visible in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
59. HGF905
Ex London Transport Daimler, Southend 275, HGF905
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
60. HGF918
Southend 266, HGF918 with Regent 257 behind
Photo taken Broadway Market, Victoria Circus, Southend
61. HGF918
Southend 266, HGF918, outnumbered by three ENOC Lodekkas
Photo taken May 1961, London Road, Victoria Circus, Southend
62. HGF918
Southend Daimler CW 266, HGF918, new to London Transport as D241 in 1946 and bought by Southend and rebodied in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 19 September 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
63. HGF918
Southend 266, HGF918
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
64. HGF918
Southend Daimler 266, HGF918, a few weeks before it was withdrawn.
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
65. HGF918
A pre-delivery photo of Southend Corporation 266, HGF918, a Daimler CWA6 new to London Transport in September 1946 as D241, the first of 13 bought by Southend in March 1953 for trolleybus replacement and rebodied by Massey before entering service in 1954.
Photo taken 1953, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
66. HGF918
Southend 266, HGF918, an ex-London Daimler CWA6, D241, new in 1946 and seen here with a 1954 Massey L27/28R body was one of thirteen chassis acquired from London Transport Executive in 1954 which were rebodied before entering service.
Photo taken Sunday 13 September 1964, Victoria Station Forecourt, Southend
67. HGF918
Southend Corporation 266, HGF918, one of the ex-London Transport Daimler CWs bought by Southend in 1953 and rebodied by Massey
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Station, Southend
68. HGF923
Southend Daimler 267, HGF923, just before it was withdrawn
Photo taken Saturday 6 February 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
69. HGF923
Southend Corporation 267, HGF923, another ex-London Transport Daimler CWA6, bought by Southend in 1953 and rebodied by Massey
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Circus, Southend
70. HGF952
Southend 265, HGF952, in very sad condition after withdrawal from service the previous year after an accident.
Photo taken Friday 26 March 1965, Tunbridge Road Works, Southend
71. JVK620
Seen in Peel Street, Bishop Auckland was Anderson (Blue Belle), Evenwood JVK620. This was a Daimler CWA6 with a Massey H30/26R body which had been new in January 1946 as Newcastle 20.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Peel Street, Bishop Auckland
72. EVJ807
Baxter, Airdrie 34, EVJ807, was an A.E.C O662 Regal with a Massey B35F body. It had been new to Jones, Burley Gate in December 1947, passing to Hadwin, Ulverston before reaching the Baxter fleet.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
73. EVJ807
EVJ807 was an A.E.C. O662 Regal which had been new to Jones, Burley Gate in 1947 with a Santus C33F body and had passed to Hadwin, Ulverston before arriving with Baxter, Airdrie in 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
74. GAO503
One of five Leyland PS1s with Massey B32F bodies new in 1947, Cumberland 58, GAO503, was withdrawn in 1959 and passed to Millburn Motors (dealer), Preston in November and then to Contract Bus Services Limited, Llanwern in May 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
75. KPU518
Colchester Corporation 54, KPU518, an AEC Regent II with Massey H30/26R body, new in March 1947, seen during its last year in service.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
76. LPU611
Moores Bros LPU611 was a Guy Arab III with Strachan L27/28R body, new in 1947 which was rebodied in 1961 by Massey, L29/28R, as seen in this photo.
Photo taken early 1960s, Coval Lane, Chelmsford
77. ACM302
Birkenhead 127, ACM302, a Leyland PD1 with a Massey H30/26R body new in September 1948 passed to Paton, Renfrew as number 72 in 1961, is seen outside the garage and was withdrawn in September 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
78. CHJ439
A pre-delivery photo of Southend 239, CHJ439, one of three Daimler CVA6s with Massey L53R bodies, new in March 1948
Photo taken early 1948, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
79. CHJ439
Southend 239, CHJ439, a Daimler CVA6 with Massey L27/26R body new in March 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Garage, London Road, Southend
80. CHJ440
Southend 240, CHJ440, one of three Daimler CVA6's with Massey L53R bodies, built in 1948
Photo taken c 1955-58, Bradley Street, Victoria Circus, Southend
81. CHJ441
A pre-delivery photo of Southend 241, CHJ441, and to the right 239, CHJ439, two of three Daimler CVA6s with Massey L53R bodies, new in March 1948
Photo taken early 1948, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
82. CHJ441
Southend Corporation 241, CHJ441, one of three Daimler CVD6s delivered in March 1948 with Massey L27/26R bodies, seen here unloading having arrived in Bradley Street opposite Southend Victoria Station. It was withdrawn the following year.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Bradley Street, Southend
83. CHJ441
A second shot of Southend Corporation 241, CHJ441, one of three Daimler CVD6s delivered in March 1948 with Massey L27/26R bodies, parked in Victoria Station forecourt, blinds set ready to return to Shoebury on route 5
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Station, Southend
84. GAO757
Cumberland 219, GAO757, new in March 1948 was a Leyland PD1 with a Massey L27/26R body, being one of ten similar vehicles new that year. It was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1956, withdrawn in 1959 and sold in November 1959, via an unknown dealer, passing to Mc Dowall, Glasgow in December 1960 and then to Fleet Car Sales (dealer), Dunchurch in April 1962.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Vulcan's Lane Depot, Workington
85. GAO784
New in March 1948, Cumberland 246, GAO784, was one of ten Leyland PD1s with Massey L27/26R bodies new in 1948. It was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1955, withdrawn in 1960 and sold to Fleet Car Sales (dealer), Dunchurch in January 1961, passing to Askin (dealer), Barnsley for scrap in July 1962. It is seen here between two Leyland PD2s with infinitely superior bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven Station
86. GAO785
Cumberland 247, GAO785, was the last of ten Leyland PD1s with Massey L27/26R bodies new in 1948 and was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1955. It was withdrawn in 1961, passing to Fleet Car Sales (dealer), Dunchurch in September, then to Holloway Brothers (London) Limited (contractor), London S.W.1 and to Lines, Wootton to whom it was last licensed in November 1963.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Cumberland Head Office/Depot, Tangier Street, Whitehaven
87. KAL578
Gash of Newark were well known for their long lived Daimler CVD6s. Seen after withdrawal and preservation is DD1, KAL578, which was new in 1948 and rebodied by Massey in 1958 replacing the Strachan original body.
Photo taken 1996, Meltham, Kirklees
88. KAL579
W Gash, Newark, DD2, KAL579, a Daimler CVD6 built in 1948 and rebodied by Massey, H33/28RD, in 1958.
Photo taken May 1975, Broadmarsh Bus Station, Nottingham
89. KAL579
W. Gash & Sons, Newark DD2, KAL579, a 1948 Daimler CVD6 with a 1958 Massey H33/28RD body in the museum workshop at North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 5 November 2017, LVVS Museum, Whisby Road, North Hykeham
90. KAL580
Gash, Newark DD3, KAL580, was a Daimler CVD6, new in 1948 with a Strachan L27/28R body. It was rebodied with a Massey H33/28RD body in December 1958 and is seen here in Huntingdon Street Bus Station in Nottingham.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 September 1959, Huntingdon Street Bus Station, Nottingham
91. KPU519
Colchester Corporation 55, KPU519, a unique vehicle in the fleet, a Crossley DD42/3 with Massey H30/26R body new in November 1948, photographed on a wet April Saturday afternoon.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
92. MRR601
Fishermans Net, an angling club, used MRR601 for club transport and it is seen here at Hounslow. Originally Barton 541, JRR921, a Leyland PS1/1 new in 1948 with a Duple C35F body it was rebuilt in 1951, after an accident, as a Barton BTS1 30' coach with a Massey DP43F body and renumbered 651.
Photo taken Saturday 27 March 1971, London Hounslow
93. DHJ427
Southend 251, DHJ427, a Daimler CVD6 with Massey L27/26R body, new in June 1949
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Victoria Station forecourt, Southend
94. DHJ428
Southend 253, DHJ428, a 1949 Daimler CV with Massey lowbridge body.
Photo taken May 1962, Bournes Green, Southend
95. DHJ429
Southend 254, DHJ429 was withdrawn in 1961, painted in a yellow livery and used for airport tours at Southend Airport. It lasted until 1967 when it was scrapped.
Photo taken Southend Airport
96. DHJ429
Southend 254, DHJ429. After withdrawal in 1961, it was used for airport tours at Southend Airport, finally going for scrap in 1967
Photo taken Victoria Station forecourt, Southend
97. DHJ430
Southend Daimler 255, DHJ430
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
98. DHJ430
Southend 1949 Daimler/Massey 255, DHJ430, on a relief journey to Victoria Circus on route 8 at Warner’s Bridge on 29th April 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 29 April 1956, Warner’s Bridge, Southend
99. DHJ431
Southend Corporation 256, DHJ431, a Daimler CV with Massey body new in 1949 and alongside, the rear of Brush utility bodied Daimler CW 226, BHJ775, new in March 1945.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, SCT Garage, London Road
100. FA9716
Preserved Burton Corporation 16, FA9716, Guy Arab III built 1949 and rebodied in 1960 by Massey, H33/28R.
Photo taken Monday 21 April 2003, at Coors Bass Museum, Burton
101. JFM748
Chester 75, JFM748, a Foden PVD6G with Massey H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1963, City Road, opposite Chester Station
102. KPT760
Stockton Corporation 55, KPT760, a Leyland Titan PD2/3 from 1949 with Massey H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Middlesbrough Exchange
103. AHG51
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 30, AHG51, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Massey body, new in 1950 as B35R it was later converted to forward entrance for one man operation.
Photo taken 1966, BC&N's Colne Garage
104. DCS616
Midland Scottish DCS616, a Daimler CVD6 built in 1950 with Massey O32/28RD bodywork. This had been new to Hunter of Dreghorn, a member of the A1 Ardrossan group, and was used by Midland for Stirling tours.
Photo taken July 1988, Stirling
105. EHJ441
Rear view of Southend AEC Regent 257, EHJ441.
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1964, Thorpe Bay Corner, Southend
106. EHJ442
Four of the AEC Regents, almost certainly 258, 260 (the rightmost vehicle), 261 and 262, after withdrawal from service and with the fleet numbers and fleet names painted out.
Photo taken Tunbridge Road Works, Southend
107. EHJ443
Southend AEC Regent 259, EHJ443, was withdrawn in 1965 and sold in October that year to the dealer Franklin Brothers of Thundersley. It was scrapped in July 1968.
Photo taken 1966/7, Franklin Brothers' yard, Thundersley, near Rayleigh
108. EHJ443
Rear view of former Southend AEC Regent 259, EHJ443.
Photo taken 1966/7, Franklin Brothers' yard, Thundersley, near Rayleigh
109. EHJ444
Southend AEC Regent 260, EHJ444 was withdrawn in 1966 and sold two years later, via Thundersley dealer Franklin Brothers, to contractor Sir Lindsay Parkinson.
110. EHJ444
Southend Massey bodied AEC Regent 260, EHJ444
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1964, Southchurch Road/Hamstel Road, Southend
111. EHJ444
Southend 260, EHJ444, an AEC Regent III with elegant Massey lowbridge body from 1950.
Photo taken Monday 6 April 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
112. EHJ444
Southend Corporation 260, EHJ444, a Massey bodied AEC Regent III, new in July 1950.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, SCT Garage, London Road
113. EHJ445
Southend AEC Regent 261, EHJ445, seen here on a schools trip in its penultimate year of service.
Photo taken 1966, Southchurch Boulevard, Southend
114. EHJ445
Rear view of Southend AEC Regent III 261, EHJ445, showing clearly the curved windows either end of the lower deck.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
115. EHJ445
One of Southend's 1950 Regent III/Massey, 261, EHJ445, heads west along Eastern Esplanade with a route 9 relief to Southend Victoria Circus.
Photo taken Eastern Esplanade, Southend
116. EHJ445
Southend Corporation 261, EHJ445, an AEC Regent III with Massey body, new in July 1950
Photo taken 1951, Central Station Approach, Southend
117. EHJ445
Second view of ex-Southend AEC Regent 261, EHJ445.
Photo taken c.1968, Car Park of The Rayleigh Weir pub, Rayleigh Weir
118. EHJ445
Ex-Southend AEC Regent 261, EHJ445 - it was withdrawn by Southend in 1967 and sold to a Thundersley dealer in Feb 1968 and it was then reported as being sold to a group for a world tour
Photo taken c. 1968, Car park of The Rayleigh Weir pub, Rayleigh Weir
119. EHJ445
Southend 261, EHJ445, an AEC Regent III with Massey body, new in July 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Victoria Station forecourt, Southend
120. EHJ446
Southend 262, EHJ446
Photo taken SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
121. EHJ446
A great shot in the evening sun of Southend AEC Regent III/Massey 262, EHJ446, one of six delivered in 1950.
Photo taken c. 1960, Bradley Street, Southend
122. EHJ446
A pre-delivery photo of Southend 262, EHJ446, one of six AEC Regent IIIs with Massey lowbridge bodywork supplied in 1950. Note the original destination screen, later modified to a three part screen to cope with the extra routes that Southend covered when the coordination scheme started.
Photo taken July 1950, at Summersales Colliery for weighing, near Massey works, Pemberton, Wigan
123. EHJ446
There are not many photos of Southend buses with the sea in the background, probably because you were fighting the sun (and also for half the day, the sea was about a mile away). An early evening shot of AEC Regent 262, EHJ446, with Massey lowbridge body, new in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Thorpe Esplanade, Southend
124. XRE979
Green Bus, Rugeley 12, XRE979 was a Foden PVSC6 with rare Massey FC37F bodywork. Seen here at the garage, it was new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Rugeley Garage
125. KYX631
Two Leylands of Llynfi, Maesteg seen behind the garage. 59, KTX631, on the left was a Leyland PS2/15 with Massey B39F body new in May 1951 whilst the withdrawn one on the right was 47, JTX746, a Leyland PS2/3 with Longford C35F body new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1969, Rugby Club, Maesteg
126. LBJ743
Lowestoft Corporation 28, LBJ743, one of two AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken Friday 3 July 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
127. LBJ743
A pre-delivery photo of Lowestoft Corporation 28, LBJ743, one of two AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R bodies new in 1951
Photo taken 1951, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
128. LBJ743
Lowestoft put two A.E.C. 6812A Regent IIIs into service in 1951 with Massey H30/26R bodies and the first one 28, LBJ743, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
129. LBJ744
Lowestoft Corporation 28/29, LBJ743/LBJ744, AEC Regent III / Massey H30/26R, new in 1951. They were withdrawn in 1975, three years after this photo was taken, although by then the fleet has passed to the new Waveney District Council.
Photo taken September 1972, Lowestoft
130. OFM33
City of Chester 81, OFM33, a Foden PVD6 with Massey H31/26R body, new in December 1951 and withdrawn in October 1966.
Photo taken early 1964, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
131. FBW887
Leon, Finningley 48, FBW887, seen at Glasgow Paddocks, Doncaster was a Daimler CVD6 with a Massey H32/26RD body new in March 1952.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
132. LTX311
1952 Leyland Tiger PS/2 LTX311, was fleet No 1 in the Caerphilly UDC fleet. This bus was converted for towing and driver training in 1969 and transferred to Rhymney DC in 1974. Sold for preservation in 1977 and passed through several owners before being purchased by its current owner.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, at Merthyr Tydfil
133. XRE979
Another Foden in the Green Bus, Rugeley fleet was 12, XRE979, which had been new in July 1952 when it carried number 25. This was a PVG6 model with a Massey FC37F body and it had been renumbered in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964
134. RFM641
Chester City Transport 1, RFM641, a 1953 Guy Arab IV with Massey body, in use as a driver trainer in 1978.
Photo taken 1978, Chester
135. RFM641
Preserved Chester City Transport 1, RFM641, a 1953 Guy Arab IV with Massey body.
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008, at North West Transport Museum, St. Helens
136. RFM641
Chester 1, RFM641, Guy Arab / Massey H30/26R new in 1953 seen at the depot, in use at the time as a training vehicle.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1981, Chester Depot
137. WPU732
A pre-delivery photo of Colchester Corporation 10, WPU732, an AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R body, one of three new in September 1953.
Photo taken 1953, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
138. WPU733
Colchester Corporation 11, WPU733, an AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R body, one of three new in September 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
139. HJN836
Southend PD2 276, HJN836, on the ramp
Photo taken Tunbridge Road Works, Southend
140. HJN836
Former Southend 276, HJN836, a Massey bodied Leyland Titan PD2/20 owned by Fosters of Dinninngton in June 1970 at Pontefract Racecourse?. The location might be wrong, the sign in the window of HJN & the coach at the side of it read Miners Special Bus & the Prince of Wales Colliery was opposite Pontefract Park & Racecourse
Photo taken Saturday 13 June 1970, Pontefract
141. HJN837
Southend PD2 277, HJN837.
Photo taken Broadway, Leigh-on-Sea
142. HJN837
Southend PD2 277, HJN837
Photo taken May 1962, Bournes Green, Southend
143. HJN837
Southend PD2 277, HJN837.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
144. HJN837
Southend PD2 277, HJN837, followed by 279, HJN839 waiting to work seafront Whit Monday reliefs, showing off the old and the new livery which had just been introduced.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1964, Thorpe Bay Corner, Southend
145. HJN837
Southend PD2 277, HJN837
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
146. HJN837
Southend PD2 277, HJN837
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
147. HJN837
At least three of the 1954 Southend PD2s were sold to Wiggins, a local builder, for staff transport. Here Massey bodied 277, HJN837, heads into Southend along Rochford Road (just on the Rochford side of Warners Bridge) taking workers home.
Photo taken late 1960s, Rochford Road, Southend
148. HJN837
Two Southend Leyland Titans with Massey bodies, 277, HJN837, a PD2/20 new in 1954 with behind 294, LHJ396, a PD2/12 from 1955/6.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Circus, Southend
149. HJN838
Southend PD2 278, HJN838
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Southchurch Road/Bournemouth Park Road, Southend
150. HJN839
Southend PD2 279, HJN839
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
151. HJN839
Another of the 1954 Southend PD2s sold to Wiggins, a local builder, for staff transport was Massey bodied 279, HJN839, passes the Anne Boleyn junction on it way into Southend
Photo taken late 1960s, The Anne Boleyn, Rochford
152. HJN840
Southend PD2 280, HJN840.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
153. KVA657
Baxter, Airdrie 56, KVA657, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body new in September 1954 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH26 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
154. KVA657
One of two Leyland PD2/10s with Massey L27/28R bodies new in September 1954, Baxter, Airdrie 56, KVA657, had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH26 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
155. KVA658
Baxter, Airdrie 57, KVA658, seen in Gartlea Road, Airdrie was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body, one of two new in September 1954.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
156. RAL795
This Daimler CVG6 with Massey 61 seat bodywork was new to Gash of Newark in 1954. After a career with Gash that lasted to the late seventies, it entered preservation and is seen wearing a very incongruous destination blind in Halifax.
Photo taken c.1995, Halifax
157. UFM858
City of Chester 7, UFM858, a Guy Arab IV built in 1954 with Massey H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, City Road, opposite Chester Station
158. UFM860
City of Chester 9, UFM860, a Guy Arab IV built in 1954 with Massey H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, City Road, opposite Chester Station
159. UFM861
Chester 10, UFM861, was a Guy Arab IV with a Massey H30/26R body from 1954.
Photo taken 1965, Northgate Street, Chester
160. EX9071
Taylor Woodrow EX9071, a Leyland Titan PD2/22 built in 1955 with Massey H30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1970, Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station
161. EX9073
Great Yarmouth 73, EX9073, was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Massey H30/28R body new in 1955. It was one of five and is seen outside the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Caister Road Garage
162. EX9074
Great Yarmouth 74, EX9074, a Leyland PD2/22 with Massey H30/28R body, one of a batch of five delivered in 1955
Photo taken Thursday 10 June 1965, Bridge Road, Great Yarmouth
163. EX9074
A pre-delivery photo of Great Yarmouth 74, EX9074, a Leyland PD2/22 with Massey H30/28R body, one of a batch of five delivered in 1955
Photo taken 1955, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
164. KVD286
Baxter, Airdrie 58, KVD286, seen in Airdrie, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body which was new in May 1955. It became Scottish Omnibuses HH28 in December 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
165. LHJ389
Southend PD2 287, LHJ389
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
166. LHJ389
Southend PD2 287, LHJ389
Photo taken Saturday 19 September 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
167. LHJ389
Southend Massey bodied Leyland PD2 287, LHJ389.
Photo taken Sunday 31 January 1965, Thorpe Bay Corner, Southend
168. LHJ389
Southend PD2 287, LHJ389
Photo taken Friday 26 March 1965, Eastern Esplanade, Thorpe Bay, Southend
169. LHJ389
Southend PD2 287, LHJ389. Sometime between 1965 and 1971, 287 had lost its opening front windows.
Photo taken Wednesday 12 May 1971, Ekco Works, Priory Crescent, Southend
170. LHJ390
Southend PD2 288, LHJ390 and alongside ex-Glasgow Royal Tiger 212, FYS679.
Photo taken c. 1966/7, Victoria Station, Southend
171. LHJ390
Southend PD2 288, LHJ390, is seen in Prittlewell operating route 62. Obviously the driver recognised the photographer judging by the open driver's window.
Photo taken Saturday 5 September 1970, Prittlewell, Southend
172. LHJ391
Southend PD2/Massey 289, LHJ391 and one of the Daimler open toppers in the depot. The Daimler seems to have lost its registration number and is probably withdrawn.
Photo taken c.1970, SCT Garage, London Road
173. LHJ391
Southend 289, LHJ391, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Massey L27/28R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Kursaal, Southend
174. LHJ392
Southend PD2 290, LHJ392
Photo taken Saturday 24 April 1965, Shoebury Common, Southend
175. LHJ392
One of the first (1955/6) batch of Southend's PD2s with exposed radiators and Massey bodies, 290, LHJ392, at the stop opposite the Kursaal with a short working on route 7 to Golden Cross, Rectory Road.
Photo taken c. 1969/70, Kursaal, Southend
176. LHJ393
Southend PD2 291, LHJ393
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
177. LHJ393
Southend PD2 291, LHJ393, at the Kursaal on the regular route 7 to Shoeburyness along the seafront.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Kursaal, Southend
178. LHJ394
Southend Massey bodied Leyland PD2 292, LHJ394 at Rayleigh High Street waiting to work the route 7 through to Shoeburyness.
Photo taken 1960s, High Street, Rayleigh
179. LHJ395
Southend 293, LHJ395, one two batches of 'low' Massey bodied PD2s which bore the brunt of traffic on services 1,7 & 8 until the PD3s and Bridgemasters arrived.
Photo taken circa mid 1965, Shoebury Common
180. LHJ395
Southend PD2 293, LHJ395, with 1948 Daimler 241 behind.
Photo taken 1959, Victoria Station, Southend
181. LHJ395
Southend Massey bodied Leyland PD2 293, LHJ395.
Photo taken April 1963, Cambridge Hotel, Shoeburyness
182. LHJ397
Southend PD2 295, LHJ397
Photo taken Victoria Station, Southend
183. LHJ397
Rear view of Southend PD2 295, LHJ397
Photo taken c. 1970, Southend Central Station
184. LHJ398
Southend Corporation 296, LHJ398, a Leyland PD2 with Massey bodywork new in 1955. Looking rather tired, 296 works a Shoebury Common 'J' schedule working shortly before being replaced by the imminent arrival of the first Daimler Fleetlines.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Warners Bridge, Southend
185. LHJ400
A second pre-delivery photo of Southend 298, LHJ400, a Leyland PD2/12 with Massey L27/28R body, new in December 1955.
Photo taken late 1955/early 1956, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
186. 682HEV
Colchester Corporation 16, 682HEV, an AEC Regent V with Massey H33/28R body, new in September 1956.
Photo taken Friday 27 March 1964, Colchester Bus Station
187. 682HEV
Colchester Transport 16, 682HEV, an AEC Regent V with Massey H33/28R body. New in September 1956, seen here repainted in an experimental ivory and cherry red livery.
Photo taken July 1975, Colchester Bus Station
188. EX9826
A pre-delivery photo of Great Yarmouth 26, EX9826, first of a batch of six AEC Regent V with Massey H30/28R body, new in 1956
Photo taken 1956, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
189. MHJ925
I guess we all had to learn when we started taking bus photos but I got a few things wrong here in one of my very early shots like watchout for street signs in the way, make sure the bus is in the centre of the photo, hold the camera level and don't be too ambitious taking photos of fast moving buses when you have a fixed shutter speed camera. For the record it is Southend Weymann bodied Leyland PD2 303, MHJ925.
Photo taken 1962, Thorpe Esplanade by junction with The Broadway, Southend
190. NVD861
NVD861 was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body which was number 61 in the Baxter, Airdrie fleet and was seen in Gartlea Road, Airdrie. It was one of three new in November 1956.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
191. NVD862
Baxter, Airdrie 62, NVD862, seen in Airdrie, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body new in November 1956.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
192. NVD862
Baxter, Airdrie 62, NVD862, was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Massey L27/28R body, one of three new in November 1956 and was seen in Main Street, Coatbridge.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
193. NVD863
Baxter, Airdrie 63, NVD863, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body new in November 1956 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH33 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
194. TFJ808
Preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H30/26R body new in 1956. In April 1970 it passed to Devon General, re-numbered as 250.
Photo taken Saturday 17 May 2008, on wedding duty, Ashreigney, Devon
195. TFJ808
Preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H30/26R body new in 1956
Photo taken Friday 1 July 2011, Marine Parade, Instow
196. TFJ808
Preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with a Massey H30/26R body new in 1956 seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
197. TFJ808
A shot of the upper saloon of preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with a Massey H30/26R body new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
198. WKP71
Maidstone Corporation number 1, WKP71, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 with Massey H61R body, new in 1956
Photo taken Saturday 23 October 1965, Bishops Way, Maidstone
199. WKP76
Maidstone Corporation 6, WKP76, a Leyland PD2/20 with Massey H33/28R body new in 1956, still in brown and cream, repainted into blue in May 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 1 January 1966, High Street, Maidstone
200. 1296F
Colchester Corporation 25, SWC25K, Bristol RELL / ECW B53F, new May 1972, and 18, 1296F, AEC Regent V / Massey H33/28R body, new in May 1957.
Photo taken July 1972, at Suffolk Showground HCVC Rally
201. 717CFM
Chester 23, 717CFM, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H32/28R body, new in 1957. It lasted in service until 1976.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, High Street, Saltney
202. 793ATD
City of Lancaster 84, 793ATD, an AEC Regent V MD3RV built in 1957 with Massey H33/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Morecambe
203. 794ATD
Morecambe & Heysham 85, 794ATD, a AEC Regent V with Massey bodywork one of five bought in 1957. These were the last AEC double deckers bought by Morecambe.
Photo taken August 1973, Main Street Terminus, Heysham Village
204. 998AKT
One of the vehicles hired by Alder Valley during their vehicle shortage in the mid 1970s was Maidstone Massey bodied PD2/30 8, 998AKT. It is leaving Reading Bus Station on its way to Twyford.
Photo taken 1974, Reading Bus Station
205. 999AKT
Maidstone Corporation 9, 999AKT, a Leyland PD2/30 with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1957
Photo taken Saturday 26 November 1966, High Street, Maidstone
206. AEX333
AEX333 was number 33 in the Great Yarmouth fleet and was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Massey H30/28R body new in 1957. One of five it is seen here at the side of the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Caister Road Garage
207. AEX335
Taylor Woodrow AEX335, a Leyland Titan PD2/22 built in 1957 with Massey H30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1970, Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station
208. FCM996
Birkenhead 6, FCM996, was a Leyland PD2/40 with Massey H31/28R bodywork. It was one of eight new in 1957 all of which passed to Merseyside PTE in December 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Woodside, Birkenhead
209. OHJ76
Southend PD2 306, OHJ76.
Photo taken Tunbridge Road Works
210. OHJ76
Southend PD2 306, OHJ76
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
211. OHJ76
Southend PD2 306, OHJ76, on summer Sunday extra services between the centre of town and Shoebury Common, near where this picture was taken.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Shoebury Common, Southend
212. OHJ76
Southend PD2 306, OHJ76. By 1972 it was fitted for use as a driver training vehicle, but was still used on peak hour workings.
Photo taken February 1972, en-route to Leigh, London Road, Southend
213. OHJ76
Another pair of Southend Massey bodied Leyland Titans on routes 5a and 7, 306, OHJ76, a PD2/40 from 1957 and behind 297, LHJ399, a PD2/12 from 1955/6.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Victoria Circus, Southend
214. OHJ77
Southend PD2 307, OHJ77, alongside 1949 Daimler CV 254, DHJ429, both with Massey bodies.
Photo taken Victoria Station, Southend
215. OHJ77
Southend PD2 307, OHJ77
Photo taken May 1962, Thorpe Esplanade, Thorpe Bay, Southend
216. OHJ77
Southend PD2 307, OHJ77
Photo taken Saturday 19 September 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
217. OHJ79
Southend PD2 309, OHJ79
Photo taken Victoria Avenue, Victoria Circus, Southend
218. OHJ79
Southend Massey bodied Leyland PD2 309, OHJ79, one of six new in 1957.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 1965, Thorpe Bay Corner, Southend
219. OHJ80
Southend PD2 310, OHJ80
Photo taken Monday 23 November 1964, Victoria Circus, Southend
220. OVA864
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 64, OVA864, seen at Coatbridge was a 1957 Leyland PD2/12 with Massey L27/28R body
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Bank Street, Coatbridge
221. OVA864
One of three new in 1957 Baxter, Airdrie 64, OVA864, was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Massey L27/28R body which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH34 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
222. OVA865
Baxter, Airdrie 65, OVA865 was one of three new in 1957. Seen in Main Street, Coatbridge, it was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Massey L27/28R body which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH35 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
223. UFJ292
Exeter Corporation dual sourced from Leyland and Guy in the 1950s. Seen here is 52, UFJ292, a 1957 Guy Arab IV with Massey 56 seat bodywork. On withdrawal it was bought by Shaw Brothers of Byers Green in whose livery it is preserved.
Photo taken 1998, Halifax
224. UFJ292
Shaw Bros, Byers Green, UFJ292, a Guy Arab IV built in 1957 with Massey H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1972, Byers Green
225. UFJ292
Guy Arab UFJ292 seems well loaded as it negotiates a roundabout. New to Exeter Corporation in 1957, it had a Massey 56 seat body. On withdrawal it was bought by Shaw Brothers of Byers Green in whose livery it is preserved.
Photo taken Monday 30 August 2010, NEBPT Historic Vehicles Display, Seaburn Terrace/Whitburn Road
226. 410DKM
In 1975 Lancaster bought four Massey bodied Leyland Titan PD2/30s from Maidstone, new in 1958. They were seen as a stop gap until new buses could be delivered and ran in Maidstone's unusual blue and yellow livery. 410, 410DKM, was withdrawn in 1976
Photo taken 1976, Torrisholme, Morecambe
227. 8935NO
Advance Coaches (C. A. Whiterly Ltd.) of Maltby operated former Eastern National 2012, 8935NO, a 1958 Guy Arab IV (5LW) with Massey L34/33R bodywork. It was new in 1958 to Moore of Kelvedon, & passed to Eastern National with the sale of the business.
Photo taken Friday 20 April 1973, Depot, Maltby
228. FBG910
FBG910, preserved Birkenhead Transport 10 outside North West Road Transport Museum. It is a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Massey body and now fitted with a Leyland 680 engine, entered service in January 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 2012, at St Helens
229. KNN622
Seen in the garage entrance is Gash, Newark DD4, KNN622, a Daimler CVD6 which, when new in April 1949, had a Strachans L27/28R body. In December 1958 it was rebodied with a Massey H33/28RD body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Gash's Garage, Bowbridge Road, Newark
230. PHJ950
Former Southend open-top PD3 311, PHJ950 - with Harmony Inns, this bus kept Paul Harrison's FLF AVX975G company at Ensign Bus for a few years, seeing service only for occasions like the Derby. This bus went to Germany where it now operates on city tours of Hamburg.
231. PHJ950
Southend PD3 311, PHJ950
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
232. PHJ950
Southend Massey bodied Leyland PD3 311, PHJ950.
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
233. PHJ950
Southend PD3 311, PHJ950
Photo taken Thames Drive, Leigh-on-Sea
234. PHJ950
Southend PD3 311, PHJ950
Photo taken Tunbridge Road Works, Southend
235. PHJ950
Southend PD3 311, PHJ950, on diversion on Southend carnival day in 1977
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1977, Woodgrange Drive, Southend
236. PHJ950
Perhaps the best known feature of Southend’s open top operations was the low Pier bridge which required special operating rules. The height - 13' 3" signed - and restricted clearance are only too obvious in this shot of 311, PHJ950, about pass under, travelling west on September 1st 1978.
Photo taken Friday 1 September 1978, Southend Pier Bridge
237. PHJ950
A pristine Southend 311, PHJ950, stands at the Kursaal on what appears to be a short working of the seafront service 68. It is in the original livery style with crest on the lower panels. Note the concrete and timber bus shelter, a type once common throughout ST's territory.
Photo taken Kursaal, Southend
238. PHJ950
Southend 311, PHJ950, a Leyland PD3/6 with Massey L35/33R body new in 1958.
Photo taken Summer 1964, Victoria Station forecourt, Southend
239. PHJ951
Southend Massey bodied PD3 312, PHJ951
Photo taken Saturday 19 September 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
240. PHJ951
Southend PD3 312, PHJ951, turning short at Chalkwell Station (ex Thames Drive) because of road closures for Southend Carnival (the sky is a good clue to the day!!!).
Photo taken Saturday 10 August 1974, Chalkwell Station, Southend
241. PHJ951
Southend 312, PHJ951, was a Leyland PD3/6 with a Massey L35/33R new in June 1958. It was one of four converted to open top in the winter of 1970/71 and is seen here, towards the end of its time with Southend, on Kingston Road, Stoneleigh on its way to the Epsom Derby meeting.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 June 1980, Kingston Road, Stoneleigh
242. PHJ952
Former Southend open-top PD3 313, PHJ952, with Sundecker, on its way to Epsom.
243. PHJ952
Southend PD3 313, PHJ952
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
244. PHJ952
Southend PD3 313, PHJ952
Photo taken May 1962, Thorpe Esplanade, Thorpe Bay, Southend
245. PHJ952
Southend PD3 313, PHJ952 working a crowded Saturday route 6 relief closely followed by 334 en-route for Shoeburyness.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
246. PHJ952
Ex-Southend PD3 313, PHJ952, now working as a non PSV with London Bus Export Company of Chepstow. Shame about the London Transport red but that's what the customer wanted!
It was on a promotion for British Airways in Koln Sep 2003 and had seats fitted on the top deck but downstairs was mainly kitchen/bar equipment.
Photo taken Friday 12 September 2003, Cologne, Germany
247. PHJ952
A poorly loaded Southend PD3 313, PHJ952, is about to pass eastwards under Southend’s low Pier bridge in August 1978.
Photo taken Sunday 27 August 1978, Southend Pier Bridge
248. PHJ952
There doesn’t seem to be much sunshine but the loading is good on August 28th, 1978 as open top Southend PD3 313, PHJ952, passes the boating lake just east of Southend Pier, en route to Thames Drive.
Photo taken Monday 28 August 1978, Southend Pier
249. PHJ953
Former Southend open-top PD3 313, PHJ953, is preserved in the care of Dave Atkins of Classic Omnibus, Folkestone and is available for hire
250. PHJ953
Southend PD3 314, PHJ953, parked in Victoria Station forecourt, with a misleading set of indicators.
Photo taken Saturday 6 February 1965, Victoria Station, Southend
251. PHJ953
Southend Corporation 314, PHJ953, a Leyland PD3/6 with Massey 68 seat lowbridge body, only two months old when this photo was taken.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Broadway Market, Victoria Circus, Southend
252. PHJ953
Southend Corporation 314, PHJ953, open top Leyland Titan PD3 / Massey.
Photo taken July 1972, Marine Parade, Southend
253. PHJ954
Southend PD3 315, PHJ954, with 342 behind. 315 is now preserved at the Castle Point Transport Museum.
Photo taken SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
254. PHJ954
Preserved ex-Southend Leyland lowbridge PD3, 315, PHJ954, with restoration well under way.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 July 2007, Castle Point Transport Museum, Canvey Island
255. PHJ955
Southend PD3 316, PHJ955
Photo taken May 1975, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
256. PHJ955
A classic shot of Southend 316, PHJ955, a Leyland PD3 with Massey lowbridge body new in 1958.
Photo taken c.1961, Eastern Esplanade/Warwick Road, Thorpe Bay, Southend
257. RDM200
Lloyd's of Bagillt RDM200, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H40/33RD body, new to Lloyd's in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1982, Burscough
258. RVD469
Seen in Airdrie and new in May 1958 Baxter, Airdrie 69, RVD469, was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Massey L27/28R body and became Scottish Omnibuses HH37 in December 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
259. RVD469
Baxter, Airdrie 69, RVD469, seen in Main Street, Coatbridge, was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Massey L27/28R body, new in May 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
260. YNY922
Blue Line, Upminster YNY922 was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Massey L29/28R body which had been new as Caerphilly U.D.C. 22 in 1958. It passed to Gelligaer U.D.C. in January 1971 and was numbered 21. After withdrawal in 1972 it passed to Blue Line, Upminster in August 1972. It was seen in Station Road, Chingford on its way to the Cub & Scout Jamboree at Gilwell Park, Epping Forest.
Photo taken Saturday 7 July 1973, Station Road, Chingford
261. YTG304
YTG304 a Leyland PD3/4 with Massey H41/31F body, new in July 1958 to Llynfi of Maesteg as their fleet number 72
Photo taken Sunday 30 July 2006, The Adur Recreation Ground, Brighton Rd, Shoreham by Sea
262. 1212RE
OK Motor Services 1212RE, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 built in 1959 with Massey H41/31F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1975, West Auckland Green
263. 1212RE
Weardale MS, Frosterley, 1212RE, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 built in 1959 with Massey H41/31F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Stanhope Depot
264. 194MNO
Colchester Corporation's 22, 194MNO, a Massey bodied AEC Regent V of 1959, was chosen to wear this commemorative livery to mark the undertaking's sixtieth anniversary. It ran for a week in early October 1964 spending a day on each of the town's main routes.
Photo taken early October 1964, Greenstead Estate Terminus, Colchester
265. 195MNO
Colchester 23, 195MNO, an AEC Regent V with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1959. It lasted in service until 1971.
Photo taken Friday 27 March 1964, Colchester Bus Station
266. 20PVX
One of the 1959 Massey-bodied Guy Arab IV buses purchased by Essex independent Moore's of Kelvedon, is seen here in Burbank, California, in March 1993. 20PVX passed to ENOC with the Moore's fleet in 1963, and was numbered 1046, then 2015 in 1964.
Photo taken March 1993, Burbank, California, USA
267. 20PVX
Ex Moores of Kelvedon Guy Arab IV with Massey L34/33R body, new in 1959, Eastern National 2015, 20PVX.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 February 1974, Colchester Depot
268. 20PVX
Quite a few Southend Transport drivers have helped Ensign Bus out with the collection and delivery of dealer stock vehicles. Here we see former Moore Brothers and Eastern National 20PVX, a 1959 Guy Arab with Massey body. Latterly EN 2015, it was withdrawn in 1974.
Photo taken 1975/6, Great Yeldham
269. 20PVX
Moore Brothers of Kelveden 20PVX, a Guy Arab IV with Massey L34/33R body, new in 1959, seen here bearing the Eastern National fleet number 1046 but still carrying the Moore's livery
Photo taken 1963, Colchester Bus Station
270. CEX44
Great Yarmouth 44, CEX44, an AEC Regent V with Massey H33/28R body new in 1959
Photo taken Tuesday 30 June 1964, South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth
271. CEX45
Rear view of Great Yarmouth 45, CEX45, an AEC Regent V with Massey H33/28R body, new in March 1959
Photo taken Tuesday 30 June 1964, South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth
272. NHS764
McGill's Bus Service workshops with a number of vehicles receiving or awaiting attention. Among those visible are (l to r) NHS582L, NHS764, XHS923H and GVD47.
Photo taken c.1973, McGill's depot, Muriel Street, Barrhead
273. SDM663
Lloyds of Bagillt, SDM663, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 built in 1959 with Massey H40/35RD bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Queensferry
274. SVD676
Greenshields, Salsburgh SVD676 was a Massey L31/28RD bodied A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V new in 1959 which was seen in the bus station in Airdrie. It was acquired by Worth, Enstone in late 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie Bus Station
275. TVA70
Baxter, Airdrie 70, TVA70, was a Leyland PD2/41 with a Massey L27/28R body, one of four new in 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
276. TVA71
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 71, TVA71, was one of four Leyland PD2/41s with Massey L27/28R bodies new in 1959 and is seen in Coatbridge
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Bank Street, Coatbridge
277. TVA71
Baxter, Airdrie 71, TVA71, was a Leyland PD2/41 with a Massey L27/28R body, one of four new in 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
278. TVD72
Baxter, Airdrie 72, TVD72, was a Leyland PD2/41 with a Massey L27/28R body, one of four new in 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Bank Street, Coatbridge
279. TVD73
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 73, TVD73, was one of four Leyland PD2/41s with Massey L27/28R bodies new in 1959 and is seen in Coatbridge
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Church Street, Coatbridge
280. UTH78
Rees & Williams, Tycroes, UTH78, a Guy Arab IV built in 1959/60 with Massey L31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken St Mary's Square, Swansea
281. UVA638
Laurie, Hamilton (t/a Chieftain) 69, UVA638, seen in Brandon Street, Hamilton was a Leyland PD3/2 with a Massey H41/31F body new in 1959. When the Laurie business was acquired in October 1961 it became Central S.M.T. HL209.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Brandon Street, Hamilton
282. UVA638
Laurie, Hamilton UVA638 was a Leyland PD3/2 with a Massey H41/31F body new in 1959 which appears to carry a non-standard livery although the mudguards and dog rail appear to be in the normal shade of green as seen on the ex-London RTL behind.
283. UWO688
West Mon 13, UWO688, the Leyland PD2/38 fitted with a Willowbrook B31F body when new in 1959 was rebodied with a Massey L27/28RD body in July 1966 following the cessation of the Bargoed Hill route.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Depot Yard, Blackwood
284. UWO688
West Monmouthshire 13, UWO688, was a Leyland Titan PD2/41 with Willowbrook body new in March 1959 and rightly well-discussed on SCT61.
Photo taken Tuesday 13 April 1971, Tredegar Bus Station
285. 33MTD
Morecambe switched to Leyland for deliveries in 1960 - 87, 33MTD, is a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with front entrance Massey body. A Park Royal bodied AEC Regent III is seen in the background.
Photo taken August 1973, Morecambe Battery
286. 33MTD
Former Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 87, 33MTD, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Massey H37/27F body, new in 1960, but now in Lancaster City Transport livery.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Marine Road, Morecambe
287. 34MTD
Morecambe & Heysham's 88, 34MTD, a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey H37/27F bodywork new in 1960. Taken on promenade at Morecambe in August 1972.
Photo taken Monday 28 August 1972, Morecambe Promenade
288. 9667VX
Colchester Corporation 24, 9667VX, a Leyland Titan PD2/31 with Massey H33/28R body, new in November 1960.
Photo taken Friday 27 March 1964, Colchester Bus Station
289. 9668VX
Former Colchester Corporation 25, 9668VX, a 1960 Leyland Titan PD2/31 with Massey bodywork seen after sale to Lonsdale Coaches of Morecambe
Photo taken 1977, Heysham
290. 973AFJ
Former Exeter Corporation 73, 973AFJ, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H31/26R body, new in 1960.
Photo taken July 1972, North's premises, Sherburn-in-Elmet
291. GJP19
Wigan Corporation 144, GJP19, a Leyland Titan PD3/2 with Massey H41/31F body, new in 1960.
Photo taken September 1973, Wigan
292. VVD74
Baxter, Airdrie 74, VVD74, seen in Main Street, Coatbridge, was a Leyland PD2/37 with a Massey L29/27F body new in 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
293. WVA75
Baxter, Airdrie 75, WVA75, was a Leyland PD2/37 with a Massey L29/27F body new in May 1960 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH43 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
294. WVA75
Baxter, Airdrie 75, WVA75, was a Leyland PD2/37 with a Massey L29/27F body new in May 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
295. XVA276
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 76, XVA276, was a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey L29/27F body seen in Airdrie. It was new in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1970, Airdrie
296. XVA276
Baxter, Airdrie 76, XVA276, was a Leyland PD2/37 with a Massey L29/27F body new in June 1960 and had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH44 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
297. 324YFM
Chester City 24, 324YFM, Guy Arab IV with Massey H41/32F bodywork. The bus carries the rare Johannesburg bonnet assembly and dates from 1961.
Photo taken 1975, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
298. 372WPU
Moore's 372WPU, a Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body new in 1961 which passed to ENOC with the rest of the Moore's fleet on 3rd February 1963. To the right, under cover, is JVX557, a 1945 Guy Arab II with Strachans body.
Photo taken Moore's Garage, Kelvedon
299. 373WPU
Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, 373WPU, now preserved by the ENPG and seen here restored to Moore's livery. It passed to ENOC with the rest of the Moore's fleet in 1963.
Photo taken Canvey Island
300. 373WPU
Ex Moores of Kelvedon Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, Eastern National 2017, 373WPU.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1974, Colchester Depot
301. 373WPU
Rear view of preserved ex-Moores and then Eastern National 373WPU, Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, new in 1961.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 July 2007, Castle Point Transport Museum, Canvey Island
302. 373WPU
Taken on an Omnibus Society trip over a number of Moore’s former routes is preserved 1961 Guy Arab IV/Massey 373WPU (EN 2017).
Photo taken Saturday 13 April 2013, The Ship, West End Road, Tiptree
303. 422CAX
An era of standardisation in the Bedwas and Machen fleet started in 1957 with a Massey-bodied AEC Regent V MD3RV 10 (RAX583), followed by 11 (UWO498) in 1959 and 5 (422CAX) in 1961. The last of these is shown in later life.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 August 1978, Station Terrace, Caerphilly
304. 517RKR
Maidstone Corporation 17, 517RKR, a Leyland PD2A/30 with Massey H61R body, new in 1961
Photo taken Saturday 23 October 1965, Upper Stone Street, Maidstone
305. HEK705
Wigan Corporation 57, HEK705, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Massey bodywork
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
306. HEK705
Wigan Corporation 57, HEK705, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with locally built Massey body. After several batches of PD3s, Wigan reverted to the PD2 for its final front engined deliveries in 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, Victoria Station, Manchester
307. HEK705
For most of their existence Massey produced well rounded bodywork with a very curved outline. Wigan 57, HEK705, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD3A/2 shows that the rear was as equally shapely as the front.
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
308. HEK705
Greater Manchester 3230, HEK705, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Massey H41/29F body still in Wigan colours.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Market Street, Wigan
309. HEO274
Barrow 104, HEO274, a 1961 Leyland PD2A/27/Massey
Photo taken Tuesday 28 June 1977, Harrel Lane, Barrow
310. HEO279
Barrow 109, HEO279, a 1961 Leyland PD2A/27/Massey
Photo taken Tuesday 28 June 1977, West Shore, Walney Island
311. HJP4
The evening sun glints off of two former Wigan vehicles at the now closed Melverly Street depot in Wigan. Both vehicles are wearing the GMT livery. The double decker is HJP4, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Massey bodywork that was 49 in the Wigan fleet. The saloon also carries Massey bodywork and is a relatively rare Leyland Panther Cub new to Wigan in 1967 as their 22, EEK1F.
Photo taken Thursday 24 July 1975, Melverley Street Depot, Wigan
312. J26611
Jersey Motor Transport 611, J26611, was a Leyland PSUC1/5 Tiger Cub with a Massey B40F body seen passing the Weighbridge Bus Station in St. Helier.
Photo taken Wednesday 23 May 1973, Weighbridge Bus Station, St. Helier
313. J26612
One of five Leyland PSUC1/5 Tiger Cubs with Massey B40F bodies new in 1961, Jersey Motor Transport 612, J26612, was a Leyland PSUC1/5 Tiger Cub with a Massey B40F body new in April. It was withdrawn in April 1979 and scrapped but is seen here at the Weighbridge Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
314. J26614
Seen at the Weighbridge Bus Station is Jersey Motor Transport 614, J26614, one of five Leyland PSUC1/5 Tiger Cubs with Massey B40F bodies new in 1961. It was withdrawn in April 1979 and scrapped.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
315. J26615
Jersey Motor Transport 615, J26615, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/5 with Massey B40F body, new in 1961
Photo taken July 1968, St. Helier Weighbridge, Jersey
316. JBG543
Birkenhead Transport 43, JBG543, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1961 with Massey H35/28R bodywork, one of a batch of 15.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
317. YTH815
Warstone Motors, Green Bus Service of Great Wyrley, near Cannock, 4, YTH815, a Guy Arab IV built in 1961 with Massey L31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Great Wyrley depot
318. YVD77
A Leyland PD2 with what looks like a Massey Lowbridge body. Can anybody identify this bus please. It is a poor quality slide of mine and I am indebt to John Stringer for his efforts in scanning and improving it considerably from its original condition. The registration number looks like TVD 77 or possibly TYD 77 and the layout of the destination indicator looks to be quite unusual.
Photo taken 1970s
319. YVD77
Baxter, Airdrie 77, YVD77, was a Leyland PD2/37 with a Massey L29/27F body new in May 1961.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
320. 204CWO
West Mon purchased buses in ones and twos at regular intervals and in March 1962 took delivery of a pair of Leyland PD2/40s with Massey L27/28RD bodywork registered 203CWO and 204CWO which under their gap filling numbering scheme were numbered 14 and 27 respectively. Still in service in 1978, 27 is seen at Blackwood depot.
Photo taken Thursday 3 August 1978, Depot Yard, Blackwood
321. 20UKK
Maidstone Corporation 20, 20UKK, a Leyland PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body new in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 1 January 1966, top of High Street, Maidstone
322. 20UKK
Ashfield Caravan Centre, Burton upon Trent, 20UKK, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 built in 1962 with Massey bodywork. New as Maidstone Corporation 20, this was finding rather undignified use as advertising hoarding in Burton.
Photo taken August 1980, Burton upon Trent
323. 327YFM
City of Chester 27, 327YFM, a Guy Arab IV 6LW built in 1962 with Massey H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Chester
324. 435XTF
Morecambe's last new double deckers prior to amalgamation with Lancaster in 1974 were a pair of Massey bodied Leyland Titan PD2A/27s new in 1962. 90, 435XTF, is seen at the Battery bus park.
Photo taken August 1973, Morecambe Battery
325. 435XTF
Morecambe and Heysham bought their last new double deckers in 1962, a pair of Leyland Titan PD2A/27s with front entrance Massey bodywork. Seen at the Battery Hotel wearing Lancaster City Council colours is 90, 435XTF.
Photo taken 1977, Morecambe Battery
326. 482EFJ
In this animated scene at what I assume is Exeter bus station, Exeter 82, 482EFJ, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H31/26R body, leaves for Broadclyst to the north-east of the City. It’s being followed by a van belonging to the Devon General Parcels Service, pulling round the back of one of that fleet’s AEC Reliances. On the left, a Grey Cars Willowbrook Viscount-bodied AEC Reliance is trying to drum up business.
Photo taken Exeter Bus & Coach Station
327. 483EFJ
Exeter Corporation were acquired by Devon General in 1970. The fleet was a mixture of Guy and Leyland chassis with bodywork by Massey and MCW. Seen after withdrawal by Devon General is Exeter 83, 483EFJ, a 1962 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey bodywork.
Photo taken Wednesday 14 May 1980, Sherburn in Elmet
328. 961GBF
Turner, Brown Edge, Staffordshire, 6, 961GBF, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 from 1962 with Massey H41/31F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Hanley bus station
329. 961GBF
Stonier's PD3 5, 961GBF, a Leyland PD3/4 with Massey H41/31F body new in September 1962 on the route to Bentilee.
Photo taken Hanley Bus Station
330. J28621
Another wider view at Gorey Pier shows Jersey Motor Transport 621, J28621, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with Massey B40F body of June 1962, which was later lengthened and rebuilt to B45F by JMT as seen here.
Photo taken Saturday 22 May 1971, Gorey Pier
331. J28621
New in June 1962, and seen at the Weighbridge Bus Station, Jersey Motor Transport J28621, 621, a Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cub with a Massey B40F body was the first of five.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
332. J28622
With Gorey Castle in the background, Jersey Motor Transport 622, J28622, new in June 1962, the second of five Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cubs with Massey B45F bodies delivered that year, waits to return to St. Helier.
Photo taken Friday 25 May 1973, Gorey
333. J28622
Jersey Motor Transport 622, J28622, a Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cub with a Massey B40F body, seen at the Weighbridge Bus Station, was the second of five 1962 deliveries and was new in June.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
334. J28623
J28623 was number 623 in the Jersey Motor Transport fleet and was a Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cub with a Massey B40F body new in May 1962.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
335. J28623
An offside view of J28623 which was number 623 in the Jersey Motor Transport fleet and was a Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cub with a Massey B40F body new in May 1962. One of five such buses the body was extended to 30' 0" in May 1967 and the seating capacity increased to 45. It was withdrawn in May 1979 and scrapped but is seen here at the Weighbridge Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
336. J28624
Jersey Motor Transport 624, J28624, was a late Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with Massey B40F body of June 1962, which was later lengthened and rebuilt to B45F by JMT as seen here on a trunk route at Gorey Pier, about to return to St Helier.
Photo taken Saturday 22 May 1971, Gorey Pier
337. J28624
With the Weighbridge Bus Station in St. Helier in the background, Jersey Motor Transport 624, J28624, was a Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cub new in June 1962 with a Massey B45F body and was the penultimate of five delivered that year.
Photo taken Wednesday 23 May 1973, Weighbridge Bus Station, St. Helier
338. J28624
Following the delivery of five Leyland PSUC1/5 Tiger Cubs in 1961 five Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cubs with similar Massey B40F bodies were received in 1962 and Jersey Motor Transport 624, J28624, the fourth of them is seen here at the Weighbridge Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1966, Weighbridge Bus Station, St Helier
339. JJP501
Wigan bought relatively few single deckers. Seen here at the Melverly Street depot is 21, JJP501, a 1962 Leyland Tiger Cub with locally built Massey bodywork.
Photo taken Friday 16 May 1975, Melverley Street Depot, Wigan
340. JJP502
Weardale MS JJP502, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1962 with Massey H37/27F bodywork. New as Wigan 35, it passed to GMPTE, becoming 3244, and then went to East Staffordshire 8 before arriving at Weardale.
Photo taken April 1981, Stanhope Depot
341. JJP502
After several batches of PD3s Wigan went back to the PD2 for their next deliveries. Seen in central Wigan is 35, JJP502, a 1962 Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with curvacious Massey bodywork.
Photo taken 1975, Wigan
342. JJP503
OK Motor Services JJP503, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1962 with Massey H37/27F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1976, Bishop Auckland Market Place
343. MCM975
Two former municipal stalwarts can be seen in this shot taken at Lancaster's 75th anniversary rally in 1978. Manchester 3245, JND646, is a 1951 Leyland Titan PD2/3 with MCW bodywork and next is a later Birkenhead example 75, MCM975, a 1962 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with curvacious Massey bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 1978, Hornsea Pottery, Lancaster
344. MCM975
Ex-Birkenhead 75, MCM975, 1962 Leyland PD2/40/Massey H35/30R. This is the former Birkenhead PD2 that was used as an office by a car dealer in Sussex.
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 1989, Uckfield
345. NVD861
Baxter, Airdrie 61, NVD861, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body new in November 1956 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH31 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
346. NVD861
This Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body was Baxter, Airdrie 61, NVD861, which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH31 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Bank Street, Coatbridge
347. NVD862
Baxter, Airdrie 62, NVD862, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body new in November 1956 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered HH32 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
348. 24YKO
Maidstone Corporation 24, 24YKO, a Leyland PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 26 November 1966, Knightrider Street, Maidstone
349. 25YKO
Maidstone Corporation 25, 25YKO, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H61R body, new in 1963
Photo taken Friday 21 August 1964, Mill Street, Maidstone
350. 25YKO
Here's a colourful vehicle, complete with satellite dish. PFF966 is easier-identified by its former registration of 25YKO, making it a PD2A/30 with Massey bodywork, supplied to Maidstone Corporation, numbered 26 in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 14 August 2011, Brislington Park & Ride
351. 26YKO
Rear view of preserved Maidstone Corporation 26, 26YKO, Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R seat body, new in October 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 16 February 2008, Hawkhurst
352. 26YKO
Preserved Maidstone Corporation 26, 26YKO, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R seat body, new in October 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 9 April 2011, Kent Showground, Detling
353. 26YKO
Preserved Maidstone Corporation 26, 26YKO, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
354. 26YKO
The local municipal operator, Maidstone Corporation, was represented at Detling by 1963 Leyland PD2A/30/Massey 26, 26YKO, which carries the earlier and distinctive ginger brown livery.
Photo taken Saturday 5 April 2014, Kent Showground, Detling
355. 31SNY
This is the upper saloon of Rhymney Valley District Council 31, 31SNY which had come into that fleet from Caerphilly Urban District Council, with whom it was also 31. It was a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD bodywork. The lowbridge seating is formed of two two-seat assemblies side-by-side but slightly staggered.
Photo taken Tuesday 26 June 1979, Caerphilly Depot, Mill Road
356. 4831FM
City of Chester 31, 4831FM, a Guy Arab V built in 1963 with Massey H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Northgate Street, Chester
357. 4832FM
Chester 32, 4832FM, a Guy Arab V with Massey H41/32F body, new in 1963
Photo taken mid 1970s, Chester City Centre
358. 581AOO
Eastern National KN2018, 581A00, Guy Arab / Massey L34/33R. Ordered by Moore's Brothers, but delivered new to EN in March 1963, one month after EN took over MB, withdrawn November 1975.
Photo taken Monday 5 June 1972, Kelvedon
359. 581AOO
A pre-delivery photo of Eastern National KN2018, 581A00, Guy Arab / Massey L34/33R. Ordered by Moore's Brothers, but delivered new to ENOC in March 1963, one month after the takeover of Moore's.
Photo taken 1963, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
360. 582AOO
Eastern National 2019, 582AOO, the last Guy ordered by Moores (but delivered to EN in March 1963 a month after Moores were officially taken over on 3rd February), a Guy Arab IV with Massey L34/33R body.
Photo taken Friday 21 March 1975, Silver End, near Braintree
361. 582AOO
Second shot of EN 2019, 582AOO, on its last day in service.
Photo taken Friday 21 March 1975, Rivenhall, Witham, near Braintree
362. 582AOO
Eastern National 2019, 582AOO, seen here a month before being withdrawn from service.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 February 1975, Collingwood Road, Witham, near Braintree
363. 582AOO
Eastern National, ex-Moores, Guy Arab KN2019, 582AOO, taken by Peter Claughton who was the conductor at the time. The Guy Arab IV which had a Massey L34/33R body was ordered by Moores but delivered to EN in March 1963, a month after Moores were taken over.
Photo taken around June 1965, Basildon Bus Station
364. 89GFJ
Exeter Corporation 89, 89GFJ, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H57R body of 1963, to Devon General in April 1970 with the rest of the fleet, renumbered 289.
Photo taken 1970s, Exeter Bus Station
365. 917NRT
Lowestoft 7, 917NRT, was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Massey H33/28R body, the first of two new in 1963, these being the first new vehicles since 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
366. 918NRT
Lowestoft Corporation 8, 918NRT, one of a pair of AEC Regent V with Massey H32/28R bodies bought in January 1963.
Photo taken Friday 3 July 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
367. 918NRT
Lowestoft 8, 918NRT, was the second of a pair of A.E.C. MD3RV Regent Vs with Massey H33/28R bodies new in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
368. KEK739
Berresford purchased nine Leyland Titan PD2A/27 from Greater Manchester in 1975/6 with two different body makes. KEK739 ex GM 3255 had Massey bodywork and is seen at the Cheddleton depot in March 1978.
Photo taken Sunday 26 March 1978, Berresfords Depot, Cheddleton
369. MWC129
Colchester Corporation 29, MWC129, a Leyland PD2A/31 with Massey H33/28R body, first of a batch of seven new in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Colchester Bus Station
370. MWC129
Colchester Corporation 29, MWC129, a Leyland PD2A/31 with Massey H33/28R body, first of a batch of seven new in 1963.
Photo taken early 1970s, Colchester Transport Depot
371. MWC135
Colchester Corporation 35, MWC135, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2A/31 with Massey H33/28R body.
Photo taken Friday 27 March 1964, Colchester Bus Station
372. AAG312B
Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline AAG312B with a Massey H43/31F body, seen here at the Parkhouse Stance, Ardrossan, was operated by Brown, Dreghorn (A.1. Service) and was new in June 1964.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Parkhouse Stance, Ardrossan
373. ADX63B
Preserved ex-Ipswich Corporation 63, ADX63B, one of two AEC Regent V with Massey H37/28R bodies delivered in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2005, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
374. ADX63B
Ipswich Corporation 63, ADX63B, one of two AEC Regent V with Massey H37/28R bodies delivered in 1964.
Photo taken late 1970s, Tower Ramparts Bus Station (formerly known as Electric House), Ipswich
375. ADX64B
Ipswich Corporation 64, ADX64B, was one of two AEC Regent V with Massey H37/28R bodies delivered in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Tavern Street
376. BFA588B
Burton Daimler CCG5 with Massey H33/28R body 88, BFA588B, on route 2.
Photo taken early 1970s, Bridge Street, Burton
377. BWO585B
Bedwas and Machen's last Regent V arrived in 1964 as 8, BWO585B. Visually identical to the previous three, it was different under the skin as it was on a 2MD3RA chassis.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 July 1974, Bedwas Depot
378. BWO585B
Another shot of Bedwas & Machen AEC Regent V with Massey body 8, BWO585B. It is seen in the yard of North the dealer after withdrawal. It was the last rear entrance bus in service in the Rhymney Valley fleet when it was withdrawn.
Photo taken 1979, Norths, Sherburn in Elmet
379. CTF627B
Lytham St Annes had a very different vehicle policy to its much bigger neighbour in Blackpool. In contrast to Blackpool's PD3s, Lytham bought front entrance Leyland Titans. 70, CTF627B, is one of a trio of Massey bodied Leyland Titan PD2A/27 dating from 1964 and is now preserved.
Photo taken 12 October 2014, Coach Street Car Park, Skipton
380. CTF627B
Rigby Road is the resting place for two of the Massey bodied Leylands between school runs. 70, CTF627B, new to Lytham in 1964 is now preserved.
Photo taken Monday 17 September 1979, Rigby Road, Blackpool
381. CWC36B
Colchester Corporation 36, CWC36B was a Leyland PD2A30spl (7' 6" wide) with Massey H61R body, one of a trio newly delivered in June 1964 in the brighter "cream sandwich" livery. Seen here leaving Colchester Bus Station it positively shone! It lasted until May 1977 when ousted, along with many of its contemporaries, by a batch of ten OMO Atlanteans.
Photo taken June 1964, Colchester Bus Station
382. CWC37B
Colchester Corporation 37, CWC37B, a Leyland PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1964
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
383. CWC37B
Colchester Corporation 37, CWC37B, Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1964.
Photo taken August 1972, High Street/Cowdray Crescent, Colchester
384. KEK742
Wigan Corporation 45, KEK742, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1964 with Massey H37/27F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Wigan Central Station
385. KRE266B
Stoniers 11, KRE266B, was purchased from Turners of Brown Edge in 1972. This Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Massey H37/27F bodywork is seen at Stoniers Goldenhill premises in May 1977.
Photo taken May 1977, Stoniers Garage, Goldenhill
386. RCM493
Birkenhead Transport 93, RCM493 is a preserved Leyland Leopard L1 with a Massey B42D body built in 1964. It is seen at the 2014 Wirral Tram and Bus Rally and used on a local ride rota for the benefit of visitors.
Photo taken Sunday 5 October 2014, Lord Street, Birkenhead
387. RCM494
Birkenhead Transport 94, RCM494, a Leyland Leopard L1 built in 1964 with Massey B42D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Seacombe Ferry, Wallasey
388. TFA987
Preserved Burton Corporation 87, TFA987, a Daimler CCG5 built in 1964 with Massey H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken Monday 21 April 2003, at Coors Bass Museum, Burton
389. TFA987
Burton 87, TFA987, a Massey bodied Daimler CCG5 new in 1964, repatriated from Scotland after service with Mc Lennans and Stagecoach, carrying the photographer's trade plates.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1996, Burton Town Hall
390. BBG113C
Birkenhead 113, BBG113C, a 1965 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Massey body is seen here wearing St Helens livery after being transferred there by the Mersyside PTE in whose fleet it was 60W (the W denoting a Wirral bus).
Photo taken 1977, St Helens
391. CJN433C
Shortly after the hires to London Transport ended, a number of Southend PD3s then went to hire to London Country Bus Services at Harlow, mainly for route 339 to Brentwood. 333, CJN433C, is seen here in 1976.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1976, Harlow Bus Station
392. CJN434C
Ex-Southend PD3 CJN434C was withdrawn in 1980 and sold for scrap but was rescued and preserved by Bob Salmon. In the late 1980s, Southend Transport wanted a PD-type for driver training so it returned and stayed as a driver trainer until 1999. It is now back in preservation.
Photo taken c. 1998, SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
393. CJN434C
Ex-Southend PD3 CJN434C at a rally.
Photo taken Southend
394. CJN434C
SCT took delivery of a batch of 12 highbridge buses in 1965 but clearance tests had to take place prior to entry into service. In this view, 334, CJN434C, which was the first to be delivered, is shown on clearance tests under the High Street bridge.
Photo taken Wednesday 27 January 1965, High Street, Southend
395. CJN434C
Southend PD3 334, CJN434C, seen very soon after delivery.
Photo taken Saturday 13 February 1965, Acacia Drive/Thorpe Hall Avenue, Southend
396. CJN434C
Southend PD3 334, CJN434C, a few weeks after entering service.
Photo taken Sunday 28 February 1965, Bournes Green, Southend
397. CJN434C
Southend PD3 334, CJN434C
Photo taken Friday 26 March 1965, Bradley Street, Southend
398. CJN434C
Southend PD3 334, CJN434C, a few weeks after entering service.
Photo taken Saturday 27 March 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
399. CJN434C
Southend PD3 334, CJN434C
Photo taken July 1974, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
400. CJN434C
A third major hire saw some of the 1965 batch of Southend PD3s and some Fleetlines hired to Cardiff City Transport in 1977. Southend 334, CJN434C, is seen here, overtaking Cardiff 457, EUH457D, a Guy Arab V from 1966 with Alexander H65R bodywork
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1977, Cardiff Bus Station
401. CJN434C
Southend 334, CJN434C, a Leyland PD3 with Massey H70R body new in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 20 August 1967, High Street, Southend
402. CJN435C
Ex-Southend PD3 335, CJN435C, was carefully preserved by Frank Spence but after passing through several owners, the interior was stripped out and it was converted to a party bus and repainted in bright yellow.
Photo taken Sunday 10 December 2000, Hutton
403. CJN436C
Another view, taken from a distance, of Southend PD3 336, CJN436C, as 'Lulu' in a different livery
404. CJN436C
A familiar sight around Southend for many years after being 'sold on' was PD3 CJN436C, which saw use as a play bus before falling into bad health and being retired in the mid-1990s.
Photo taken 1995, Tickfield Road, Southend
405. CJN436C
Southend 336, CJN436C, was one of 10 PD3s hired to London Transport in 1975/6 to assist with a chronic vehicle shortage.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1975, Brighton Road, outside London South Croydon Garage
406. CJN436C
Southend PD3 336, CJN436C
Photo taken June 1976, on loan to London Country, Epping
407. CJN436C
Southend Corporation Transport 336, CJN436C, a Leyland PD3/6 with Massey H38/32R bodywork, seen shortly after delivery in 1965.
Photo taken mid 1965, London Road Garage
408. CJN437C
Southend PD3 337, CJN437C, was withdrawn prematurely in 1973 after a serious accident, the evidence of which is presumably visible in the picture under the cab. It was finally scrapped in 1976.
Photo taken Tunbridge Road Works
409. CJN437C
This picture from Paul Bateson shows Southend PD3 337, CJN437C, operating the first service journey under the High Street railway bridge on route 29 on Sunday September 26th, 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 1965, High Street, Southend
410. CJN438C
Southend PD3 338, CJN438C
Photo taken Saturday 29 April 1978, London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend
411. CJN439C
Southend PD3 339, CJN439C
Photo taken Saturday 6 February 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
412. CJN439C
Southend PD3 339, CJN439C
Photo taken Saturday 13 February 1965, Bournes Green, Southend
413. CJN439C
Southend 339, CJN439C, on hire to London Transport
Photo taken 1975/6
414. CJN439C
Southend PD3 339, CJN439C, on hire to London Country in 1976
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1976, Harlow Depot
415. CJN439C
Ex-Southend PD3 CJN439C in 'sold on' livery and making a return trip to the area to appear at a Southend Rally.
Photo taken Southend
416. CJN439C
Second view of ex-Southend PD3 CJN439C - looks like taken the same day as the previous photo.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1978, Southend
417. CJN440C
Southend Corporation PD3 340, CJN440C, a few days after entering service.
Photo taken Saturday 6 February 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
418. CJN440C
Brand new Southend PD3 340, CJN440C.
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
419. CJN441C
Ex-Southend PD3 341, CJN441C, now with W H Fowler & Sons of Holbeach, seen here at the LVVS, Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society, 2002 open day in service on the 'classic bus' park and ride service provided to and from the Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 3 November 2002, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
420. CJN441C
For the hire to London Transport, the Southend PD3s acquired LT running number holders and additional fleet number transfers (in the classic LT positions such as the bonnet side cover). 341, CJN441C, displays these features whilst running in Southend in 1975.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1975, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
421. CJN441C
Southend PD3 341, CJN441C
Photo taken Southend Airport
422. CJN441C
Southend PD3 341, CJN441C, on hire to Cardiff
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1977, Cardiff Bus Station
423. CJN441C
Southend PD3 341, CJN441C, after withdrawal in 1980 passed into preservation before being sold on in 1987. Seen here at a Southend rally.
Photo taken Southend
424. CJN441C
Ex-Southend PD3 341, CJN441C, after withdrawal in 1980 was initially sold into preservation but then in 1987 it passed out of preservation to Lincoln City Transport where it was given the fleet number 99 and used as a driver training vehicle.
Photo taken St. Marks Bus Station, Lincoln
425. CJN441C
Southend PD3 CJN441C ended up with Fowler's of Holbeach Drove, while CJN434C was sold into preservation to ENPG member Bob Salmon, before being leased back for a time to Southend Transport as a driver trainer. Both buses are seen together at the Eastern National Preservation Group's 'Topless' rally in Southend in 1995.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1995, Southend
426. CJN441C
Ex-Southend PD3 CJN441C, with Fowlers of Holbeach Drove.
Photo taken Saturday 6 July 2002, Holbeach Drove, near Crowland
427. CJN443C
Southend PD3 343, CJN443C
Photo taken July 1974, Central Bus Station, York Road, Southend
428. CJN444C
Southend 344, CJN444C, a Leyland PD3 with Massey H70R body new in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 20 August 1967, Victoria Circus, Southend
429. EKP227C
Maidstone 27, EKP227C, a Massey H43/31F bodied Leyland PDR1/1 seen at Barming.
Photo taken Sunday 12 July 1970, Barming
430. EKP227C
Leon, Finningley 94, EKP227C, a Massey H43/31F bodied Leyland PDR1/1 seen in Doncaster was ex Maidstone Corporation.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 August 1979, Doncaster
431. EWO195C
West Mon 15, EWO195C, is one of a pair of Leyland PD2/40's with Massey L27/28RD bodywork purchased in 1965, the other being 17, GWO351C. Seen here in the later Islwyn Borough Transport light blue livery at rest in Blackwood depot yard.
Photo taken Thursday 3 August 1978, Depot Yard, Blackwood
432. FFM135C
City of Chester 35, FFM135C, a Guy Arab with Massey body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 2012, at North Western Museum of Road Transport
433. FFM135C
Chester Guy Arab V / Massey H41/32F 35, FFM135C.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 September 1980, Pepper Street/Grosvenor Street, Chester
434. FFM136C
Chester 36, FFM136C, a 1965 Guy Arab V with Massey bodywork rests under the flyover when attending a Halifax rally in the early 1990s.
Photo taken Early 1990s, Halifax
435. FFM136C
Chester Guy Arab V / Massey H41/32F 36, FFM136C.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 September 1980, Bridge Street, Chester
436. FFM138C
Chester City Transport 38, FFM138C, a 1965 Guy Arab V with Massey front entrance bodywork H41/32F, new in 1965
Photo taken 1975, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
437. FFM138C
Chester 38, FFM138C, a Guy Arab V with Massey H41/32F body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, Sandy Lane, Saltney
438. GNY432C
Warstone Motors (Green Bus Service), Great Wyrley, 12, GNY432C, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1965 with Massey L35/33RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Great Wyrley
439. GNY433C
Caerphilly Urban District Council 33, GNY433C, a Leyland PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD body, one of a batch of three new at the end of 1965.
Photo taken c. Oct 1971, in Cardiff Bus Station
440. DBG135D
Birkenhead 135, DBG135D, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1966 with Massey H36/30R bodywork, one of an order of 15.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
441. DEK2D
Greater Manchester 3280, DEK2D, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Massey H37/27F body new to Wigan in 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Wigan Depot
442. DEK3D
Preserved former Wigan 140, DEK3D, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Massey H41/31F body, new in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2005, Duxford
443. DEK3D
Wigan switched to exposed radiator PD2s for its last Titan deliveries. This Massey bodied Leyland Titan PD2/37 was new in 1966 as 140, DEK3D in the Wigan fleet.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 October 1979, Warrington Bus Station
444. DEK3D
DEK3D, a 1966 Leyland PD2/37 with Massey body, new to Wigan Corporation one of a batch of three Leyland PD2’s delivered in December 1966, given a fleet No 140. It ran for Wigan Corporation until it was taken over by Greater Manchester PTE in April 1974. At this time 140 was repainted into GMPTE’s orange livery and given fleet No 3281. It ran until the summer of 1983, when it was withdrawn and sold to the Wallace Driver Training School London.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Merthyr Tydfil
445. EFA294D
Burton Daimler CCG5 with Massey H33/28R body 94, EFA294D, on route 3.
Photo taken early 1970s, Bridge Street, Burton
446. GFA97D
East Staffordshire DC 97, GFA97D, a Daimler CCG5 built in 1966 with Massey H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken November 1977, Station Street, Burton
447. LFM139D
Chester were loyal buyers of Guy chassis for as long as they were available - 39, LFM139D, was a 1966 Guy Arab V with Massey bodywork.
Photo taken 1976, Town Hall Square, Chester
448. LFM140D
City of Chester 40, LFM140D, a Guy Arab V built in 1966 with Massey H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street, Chester
449. LNY536D
Preserved Caerphilly 36, LNY536D, a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey L31/29RD body, new in October 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 2008, at Brislington
450. LNY536D
Preserved Caerphilly 36, LNY536D, a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey L31/29RD body, new in October 1966 and alongside 32, GNY432C, a Leyland PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD body, one of a batch of three new at the end of 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 2012, at Brislington
451. OVX141D
Colchester Corporation 41, OVX141D, Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28RD body, new in February 1966 with an Eastern National Bristol LD / ECW in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 10 March 1973, Colchester Bus Station
452. OVX142D
Colchester Corporation 42, OVX142D, a Leyland PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1966.
Photo taken mid to late 1970s, Lewis Gardens, entering Colchester Bus Station
453. OVX143D
Colchester Corporation 43, OVX143D, a Leyland PD2A/30 with Massey H33/28R body, new in 1966.
Photo taken early 1970s, Colchester Transport Depot
454. OVX143D
OK Motor Services OVX143D, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 built in 1966 with Massey H33/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken July 1980, Bishop Auckland Market Place
455. OVX143D
OK Motor Services OVX143D, a former Colchester Corporation Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with its Massey H33/28R body later fitted with platform doors.
456. YTE952D
Williams of Llangollen, YTE952D Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/12 built in 1966 with Massey B45F bodywork. One of at least two such vehicles acquired from Fishwick of Leyland where it had been numbered 3.
Photo taken July 1978, Llangollen
457. DJP468E
Greater Manchester PTE 1675, DJP468E, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1967 with Massey B43D bodywork. When new it had been no. 20 in the fleet of Wigan.
Photo taken July 1975, Melverley Street Depot, Wigan
458. GCM148E
Birkenhead 148, GCM148E, was a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey H36/30R bodywork. It was one of 15 similar vehicles purchased in 1967 which all passed to Merseyside PTE in December 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Woodside, Birkenhead
459. PAX466F
Bedwas and Machen's final double-decker was their first that was thirty-feet long, one reason for which may have been the service reorganisations which saw the buses of the little fleet (never bigger than seven) participating in the thirty mile long service from Newport to Rhymney Bridge along with Gelligaer UDC, Western Welsh and Red and White. 6, PAX466F, was even more unusual as it was a lowbridge bus, a Massey-bodied PD3 new in 1967 and the last bus built to this configuration.
Photo taken Tuesday 30 June 1981, Caerphilly Bus Station
460. PAX466F
Preserved by the Cardiff Transport Group, former Bedwas & Machen PAX466F has recently had a repaint and was in service at the Barry Island running day where this picture was taken.
Photo taken Sunday 9 June 2013, Barry Island
461. PAX466F
PAX466F is seen in Stevenson's livery with driver training, a Leyland PD3 now preserved by the Cardiff Transport preservation group. It was new to Bedwas and Machen in 1967, said to be the last lowbridge bus built.
Photo taken 1989, Common Road, Church Gresley
462. PBJ2F
Waveney 12, PBJ2F, a Leyland PD2/47 with Massey H34/28R body, new in August 1967, which was passed down from Lowestoft Corporation Transport in April 1974 to Waveney District Council where it gave good service until Waveney ceased to operate buses altogether on the 3rd Dec 1977.
Photo taken late 1977, Waveney Depot, Lowestoft
463. PBJ2F
Preserved Lowestoft 12, PBJ2F, a Leyland PD2/47 with Massey H34/28R body, new in August 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2011, Duxford
464. PBJ2F
Seen at the Clacton Transport Fair and Running Day on Sunday 2nd June is Lowestoft PD2/Massey 12, PBJ2F. Lowestoft was one of the smaller municipal fleets, changing its name to Waveney with local government reorganisation and eventually being taken over by Eastern Counties.
Photo taken Sunday 2 June 2013, Clacton Shopping Village
465. AVX53G
Sometimes "the back end of a bus" does not live up to the rest of the design of this Massey bodied Leyland Atlantean AVX53G, Colchester 53, from 1968, with the odd sliding window on the rear emergency door and the oily back bumper, which seemed to be a feature all over the country.
Photo taken Friday 23 July 1971, High Street/Cowdray Crescent, Colchester
466. FEK2F
Greater Manchester 3291, FEK2F, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Massey H37/27F body, new to Wigan in 1968.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Wigan Depot
467. FEK3F
Greater Manchester 3292, FEK3F, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Massey H37/27F body, new to Wigan in 1968.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Library Street, Wigan
468. FEK4F
Wigan Corporation 28, FEK4F, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 built in 1968 with Massey H37/27F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, South John Street, Liverpool
469. KSD661F
A1 Service (Hunter), Ardrossan, KSD661F, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1968 with Massey H43/31F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Ardrossan
470. OKM146G
Stevensons of Uttoxeter 30, OKM146G, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1968 with Massey H43/31F bodywork. This had been new as Maidstone BC 46.
Photo taken August 1980, Burton on Trent Bus Station
471. PAX466F
A rear view of two preserved former Stevenson's vehicles. On the left is former PAX466F, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD body, new in 1968 to Bedwas & Machen UDC as no. 6. On the right is RCN699, an AEC Routemaster 3R2RH with Park Royal H41/31F body, new in 1964 to Northern General as 2099.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
472. STX217G
Rear view of Rhymney Valley DC 17, STX217G, a Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R with Massey B51D body, new to Caerphilly in late 1968.
Photo taken 1970s, Cardiff Bus Station
473. XFM54G
Chester City Transport owned these two Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with angular Massey 40 seat bodywork 52, LFM152D, of 1966 and 54, XFM54G, of 1968.
Photo taken 1975, Chester City Transport Depot
474. YWC648F
Colchester Corporation 48, YWC648F, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Massey H43/31F body, new in June 1968.
Photo taken early 1970s, Colchester Bus Station