SCT '61 Photo Index
Park Royal
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1. CZ36
Belfast 69, CZ36 was a 1932 built AEC Regent with Park Royal H52R body and was withdrawn by Belfast Corporation from passenger service in 1943 but was converted to a lubricating wagon with fleet no. LW29 in 1946 and worked in that role until 1953. This shot was taken during the last weekend of April 1951.
Photo taken end April 1951, Royal Avenue, Belfast
2. HG2302
Berresford's, Cheddleton. Rear view of, on the right HG2302, a Leyland Titan TD3c with Park Royal body, new to Burnley, Colne & Nelson (57) in 1933, and aquired in 1949.
Photo taken March 1973, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
3. JN2796
Westcliff JN2796, one of a 1933 batch of five AEC Regents with Park Royal bodies, in Fairfax Drive yard in June 1951.
Photo taken June 1951, Fairfax Drive Depot, Southend
4. ALJ986
Preserved ex-Bournemouth Corporation trolley 112, later 202, ALJ986, a Sunbeam MS2 with Park Royal body, new in 1935 and converted to open-top in July 1958
Photo taken Sunday 10 September 2006, at East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
5. ALJ986
Bournemouth 202, ALJ986, fitted with a Park Royal H31/25D body was one of sixty-three Sunbeam MS2s new in 1935 as tram replacements with fleet numbers 90 to 152. In July 1958, this one, originally numbered 112, was rebuilt to O40/29R and renumbered.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Pier
6. BEL830
Bournemouth 145, BEL830, a Sunbeam MS2 with Park Royal body, new in December 1935.
Photo taken 1950s, Bournemouth Depot
7. RD7127
Preserved former Reading 47, RD7127, a 1935 AEC Regent with Park Royal L26/26R body
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
8. RD7127
Rear view of preserved former Reading 47, RD7127, a 1935 AEC Regent with Park Royal L26/26R body
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
9. BOR767
On the right is the famous ex-Provincial (Gosport and Fareham) 35, BOR767, a 1936 AEC Regent with Park Royal H30/26R. The top deck is from sister No44 when 35 had an argument with the famous Fareham Railway arch.
Photo taken August 2003, Stokes Bay, Gosport
10. BOR767
Provincial 35, BOR767, an AEC Regent with Park Royal body dating from 1936 and Provincial 55, EHO228, a Guy Arab I with Reading body dating from 1942
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 2009, Stokes Bay, Gosport
11. BOR767
Also at this year’s North Weald Rally and looking very smart was Provincial AEC Regent 35, BOR767, with Park Royal body.
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 2013, North Weald
12. BOR767
Provincal of Gosport AEC Regent 35, BOR767 dates from 1936, and has a Park Royal body. It is seen in Kings Road Harrogate in 1968 at an early Trans Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 4 August 1968, Kings Road, Harrogate
13. BRU11
Bournemouth 201, BRU11, was new in 1936 as number 160 with a Park Royal H31/25D body on its Sunbeam MS2 chassis. In April 1958 it was rebuilt to O40/29R and renumbered 201.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Pier
14. BRU7
Bournemouth 156, BRU7, was new in 1936 with a Park Royal H31/25D body on its Sunbeam MS2 chassis.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Pier
15. BRU8
Bournemouth 200, BRU8, was new in 1936 as number 157 with a Park Royal H31/25D body on its Sunbeam MS2 chassis. In May 1958 it was rebuilt to O40/29R and renumbered 200.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Pier
16. CAL194
1936 AEC Regent Park Royal, CAL194 had been Mansfield & District's 94. It then served Essex Police as a mobile road safety exhibition for nearly ten years: its condition belies its age, 30 years when this picture was taken. The front door is not original but an adaptation for its new role.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1966, Gt Waldingfield, Suffolk (about six miles outside Essex!)
17. FW8990
Former Cleethorpes 54, FW8990, an AEC 661T with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1937.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2016, Sandtoft
18. JG8720
Preserved East Kent JG8720, a 1937 Dennis Lancet with Park Royal body
Photo taken Saturday 16 February 2008, Hawkhurst
19. JG9938
JG9938 is a preserved ex East Kent 1937 Leyland Tiger TS8 with Park Royal C32R bodywork. It is seen here on Marine Parade, Worthing whilst participating in the 2012 Worthing Bus Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2012, Marine Parade, Worthing
20. JG9938
East Kent Leyland TS8 with Park Royal C32R body, JG9938, waits outside the hotel for its passengers. It dates from 1937
Photo taken Saturday 6 June 2009, The Leas, Folkestone
21. JG9938
As is usual at the Kent Showground site, many of the buses earned their keep on a service linking the car park with the various displays. The vehicles used varied in age from the inevitable Borismaster (LT5, for the record) to 1937 East Kent TS8/Park Royal coach JG9938.
Photo taken Saturday 5 April 2014, Kent Showground, Detling
22. BDA365
Southend Sunbeam/Park Royal double decker 145, BDA365, ex-Wolverhampton, on the Western Circular stands at the stop at the east end of Fairfax Drive (just opposite the Westcliff depot) on 2nd October 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 2 October 1954, Fairfax Drive, Southend
23. BDA366
Southend Corporation trolleybus 146, BDA366, a Sunbeam MF2 with Park Royal H29/25R body, new to Wolverhampton in 1938 and acquired by Southend in April 1950.
Photo taken May 1951, SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
24. BDA367
A rather care worn Southend ex-Wolverhampton 147, BDA367, on a Western Circular in Fairfax Drive outside the Westcliff Depot.
Photo taken Saturday 9 October 1954, Fairfax Drive, Southend
25. JG9966
Ex East Kent JG9966, a 1938 Leyland TS8 with Park Royal body in use as a showman's caravan with funfair at the Colchester Recreation Ground.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1964, Colchester Recreation Ground
26. ARD674
Reading 111, ARD674, was an A.E.C.661T with a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1939.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Park Lane/Halls Road, Tilehurst, Reading
27. ARD694
The last of twenty-five A.E.C. 661Ts with Park Royal H30/26R bodies delivered in 1939, Reading 131, ARD694, was withdrawn in 1961 and passed to Stanley (dealer), Sindlesham.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Park Lane, Tilehurst, Reading
28. BBA560
Prior to the second world war Salford buses were red rather than the more familiar green. This AEC Regent with Park Royal bodywork dated from 1939, 23,5 BBA560. It was the Salford driver trainer until final withdrawal in 1970 hence its survival and is now at the Manchester Transport Museum. The indicator is unusual.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Manchester Museum of Transport
29. DOR921
Gosport & Fareham (Provincial) 47, DOR921, was an AEC 0661 Regent new in 1939 with a Park Royal H30/26R body which is seen at the Gosport Ferry terminus next to 5, HOR792, a Guy Arab III with a Guy H30/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Gosport Ferry Terminus
30. EYK396
Star of the day was London Transport RT1, EYK396
Photo taken Sunday 5 April 2009, Wisley Aerodrome
31. GCD48
Preserved ex Southdown 248, GCD48 is a 1939 Leyland Titan TD5 rebodied in 1950 with a Park Royal H28/26R body
Photo taken Sunday 30 July 2006, The Adur Recreation Ground, Brighton Rd, Shoreham by Sea
32. GCD48
Southdown 248, GCD48, the preserved Park Royal-rebodied Leyland TD5 of 1939, was still in the early stages of renovation when seen at the Crich Transport Extravaganza.
Photo taken Sunday 30 August 1970, Crich Tramway Museum
33. JX7046
Berresford's, Cheddleton 8, JX7046, an AEC Regent 0661 with Park Royal H30/26R body, new to Halifax Corporation (80, renumbered 27 in 1952). It had passed to Berresford's in 1954 who continued to operate it in Halifax livery.
Photo taken March 1973, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
34. BBA560
Former Salford City Transport Training Bus 98, BBA560, an AEC Regent with Park Royal H36/22R body, new in 1940 as no. 235 and withdrawn as early as 1948 for conversion into its new role.
Photo taken March 1972, SELNEC Frederick Road Depot, Salford
35. BBA560
Salford driver training bus 98, BBA560, seen in Victoria Bus Station had been new as number 235 in 1940. It was one of fifteen A.E.C. O661 Regents with H26/22R bodies, 233-242 being bodied by Park Royal whilst 243-247 had English Electric bodywork. 234 and 235 were withdrawn from passenger service in 1948 and rebuilt to dual-control trainers and renumbered to 97/8 respectively.
Photo taken Saturday 10 January 1959, Victoria Bus Station
36. BDY789
New in 1940 as Hastings & District 14, an A.E.C. 661T with a Park Royal H28/26R body, BDY789 had become Maidstone & District 14 in October 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Robertson Street, Hastings
37. EVC244
Preserved 1940 Daimler COG5/40, EVC244, with Park Royal body newly restored. New to Coventry in April 1940, it was sold in October 1949 to to Derby where it was mostly used for driver training; it was not licensed as a PSV.
Photo taken Sunday 8 July 2012, Aldridge Transport Museum
38. FXT268
London Transport RT93, FXT268, one of the 151 pre-war RTs, many of which by 1959 were being used for driver training.
Photo taken August 1959, North Street Garage, Romford
39. BVL7
Lincoln Corporation utility Guy Arab 10, BVL7, with Park Royal UH56R body, new in 1943.
Photo taken c. 1960, Corporation Garage, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
40. FNY536
Pontypridd also had utility Guys, such as 32, FNY536, although this one has had its windows modernised.
Photo taken Taff Street, Pontypridd
41. FOP340
Southend 247, FOP340, as originally converted to open-top
Photo taken SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
42. FOP340
Southend open-topper 247, FOP340
Photo taken Thursday 8 August 1963, East Beach, Shoeburyness
43. FOP340
Southend 247, FOP340
Photo taken Sunday 12 September 1965, Shoebury Common, Southend
44. FOP340
Southend 247, FOP340, a Daimler CWG5 with Park Royal body, converted to open-top in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 20 August 1967, Western Esplanade, Southend
45. FOP417
A surprise acquisition by Southend in 1955 was a batch of seven utility bodied Daimlers from Eastern National. These had come from the Canvey and Benfleet fleets in 1951 and all but one had originated with Birmingham Corporation. The six which entered service took the numbers 242-7, previously used by the second hand AECs of the early 1950s. All but one were later converted to open top and had long lives in this form (one, 244, survives today at the Castle Point Transport Museum). The only one not so converted, 243, FOP417, is on the Western Circular, by now route 29, in Fairfax Drive on 21st April 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 21 April 1956, Fairfax Drive, Southend
46. FTD69
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan) FTD69 was a Guy Arab I, new to Lancaster Corporation in 1943. It was rebodied by Park Royal/Guy in 1952 and bought by Blue Line in 1958.
Photo taken 1966, Armthorpe Depot
47. FNY933
Pontypridd UDC 40, FNY933, a 1944 Bristol K6A with Park Royal body. Withdrawn from service in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 21 August 1983, the ninth Bristol Rally, Whitchurch, Bristol
48. FOP462
Southend 242, FOP462, was an ex-Birmingham Daimler CWA6 with a Park Royal H30/26R body acquired in 1955 from Westcliff-on-Sea where it had been number 1207. It was rebuilt by Southend in 1956 to PO30/26R and again to PO33/26R in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 13 September 1964, Kursaal, Southend
49. GKP513
Maidstone 58, GKP513, a Sunbeam W new in 1944 seen here with a Park Royal H30/26R body was later rebodied, in 1960, with a Roe H34/28R body and withdrawn in 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 11 October 1958, Mill Street, Maidstone
50. GUF142
Southdown 442, GUF142, at the ferry terminus of the Hayling Island seafront service. It was a Guy Arab II with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1944 and converted to open top in March 1951.
Photo taken Portsmouth Ferry Terminal, Hayling Island
51. BHJ828
Doncaster Corporation 385, BHJ828, a Sunbeam W with Park Royal H30/26R body. BHJ828 was new in August 1945 to Southend Corporation Transport as their number 131, with a utility body built to the 'relaxed specification' with upholstered seats. In January 1954, just ahead of the closure of the Southend trolleybus system, it was sold, along with the rest of the 9 vehicle batch, to Doncaster Corporation.
Photo taken c.1954-8, St. James's Bridge, Doncaster
52. CPM12
Brighton Hove and District 6370, CPM12, a 1945 Bristol K6A with Park Royal bodywork. This vehicle would receive a second hand 1944 built body in 1953 for a further five years of service.
Photo taken 1950, North Street, Brighton
53. FOP417
Southend 243, FOP417 was one of six second-hand utility Daimlers bought from Eastern National in 1955 but 243 was the only one of the batch not to be converted to open-top the following year.
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
54. FOP462
Southend 242, FOP462, an ex-Birmingham Daimler CWA6 with a Park Royal body acquired in 1955 from Eastern National. It was rebuilt by Southend in 1956 to PO30/26R and again to PO33/26R in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Kursaal, Southend
55. FTG1
Pontypridd Bristol double decker 41, FTG1 looks to be a virtually unaltered utility body, with only the front windows modernised. It was a K6A with Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1945.
Photo taken Taff Street, Pontypridd
56. HGC130
Preserved ex-London Transport G351, HGC130, a Guy Arab with Park Royal utility body, new in 1945.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
57. JDH265
One of nineteen Guy Arab IIs delivered in 1945, Walsall 36, JDH265, was one of thirteen with Park Royal H30/26R bodies, the remainder having Massey bodies of the same capacity.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
58. JUB577
Leeds 77, JUB577, the first of a batch of seven Daimler CWA6/Park Royal H30/26R photographed at Lupton Avenue adjacent to Torre Road Garage. 77 was new in September 1945 and was withdrawn in February 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 15 October 1955, Lupton Avenue
59. PV6895
Ipswich 95, PV6895, a Karrier W with Park Royal utility H56R body, new in 1945. It lasted until 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
60. PV6953
Ipswich 100, PV6953, a Karrier W with Park Royal utility H56R body, new in 1945. It lasted until 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
61. BDY796
New in 1946 as Hastings & District 21, a Sunbeam W with a Park Royal H30/26R body, BDY796 had become Maidstone & District 21 in October 1957. It was the first of ten new that year.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Cambridge Road, Hastings
62. BHJ899
Brian's only shot of one of the utility bodied Sunbeams in Southend, 134, BHJ899, on a Western Circular in London Road at Victoria Circus (another favourite photographic location) in July 1952.
Photo taken July 1952, London Road, Victoria Circus, Southend
63. BHJ903
Southend trolley 138, BHJ903, a Sunbeam W with Park Royal H30/26R body, heads across Victoria Circus into Victoria Avenue.
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
64. CKG653
Cardiff Bristol 86, CKG653, a Park Royal H30/26R bodied Bristol K6A new in 1946, at Cardiff Bus Station. Again looks like a utility body with modernised windows. Trolleybus wires ran round this part of the bus station and survived to the end, but I don’t remember them being used regularly.
Photo taken Cardiff Bus Station
65. DTR911
City of Chester 57, DTR911, Guy Arab II built 1946 with Park Royal H30/26R bodywork. New as Southampton CT 88 and acquired in 1959, it was withdrawn later in the year photographed.
Photo taken March 1968, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street, Chester
66. GUF399
GUF399 was a Guy Arab II 5LW, new with a Park Royal H30/26R body to Southdown Motor Services, no. 499, in March 1946.
Photo taken July 1963, Worthing Sea Front
67. GUF399
GUF399 was a Guy Arab II 5LW with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in March 1946 to Southdown Motor Services, no. 499.
Photo taken c.1963, Worthing Sea Front
68. GUF667
Mexborough and Swinton 15, GUF667, a Leyland PD1 with Park Royal H32/26R body which started life in 1946 with Southdown as a 54 seater. In 1963, it was bought by Mexborough and Swinton who added four more seats before entering service.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Greasbrough Road/Bridge Street, Rotherham
69. GUF673
Southdown, Brighton 273, GUF673, was one of twenty-five Leyland PD1s with Park Royal H28/26R bodies, new in 1946.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Fareham Bus Station
70. GUF674
Southdown 274, GUF674, a Leyland Titan PD1 with Park Royal H54R body, new in 1946.
Photo taken Wednesday 13 April 1960, Worthing Depot
71. HGC130
London G351, HGC130, is the preserved Guy Arab with a Park Royal utility body, entering service in early 1946.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969, Harrogate
72. HGF914
Samuel Ledgard ex-London Transport Daimler CWA6 HGF914 with a Park Royal H30/26RD body new in 1946, the doors being fitted before it entered service with Ledgard in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 1957, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
73. HLX212
London Transport RT395, HLX212, followed by an RTL and another RT.
Photo taken Thursday 21 May 1964, Oxford Street, London Marble Arch
74. LWL306
City of Oxford AEC Regent II H311, LWL306, on Cornmarket Street, Oxford. It carried a Park Royal H30/26R body, new in October 1946.
Photo taken early 1950s, Cornmarket Street, Oxford
75. LWL313
Worth, Enstone acquired LWL313 from City of Oxford in May 1958 and ran it until August 1960. It was an A.E.C. O661 Regent II, one of twenty-one new to Oxford in 1946 with Park Royal H30/26R bodies and is seen on Worth's stand at Gloucester Green, Oxford.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
76. LWL317
New to City of Oxford in 1946, LWL317 was one of twenty-one AEC 0661 Regents with Park Royal H30/26R bodies and had fleet number H322 being renumbered to H856 in October 1952. After withdrawal it passed in April 1958 to Say, Gloucester with whom it is seen here before passing to Marchant, Cheltenham in March 1959. It was sold for scrap in June 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
77. ACP410
Smith, Reading acquired three 1947 A.E.C. O961 Regent IIIs from Halifax in 1959, two with Roe bodies and ACP410 with a Park Royal H33/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Castle Street, Reading
78. ACP415
Halifax Corporation AEC Regents 41, ACP415 (new 1947) and 49, ACP423 (new 1948) AEC Regent III with Park Royal 56 seat bodies, numbered 310 and 318 until 1952.
Photo taken 1960, Lansdownes Yard, London Stratford
79. ACP423
Halifax 49, ACP423, one of the twenty-six Park Royal H30/26R bodied AEC Regent IIIs new in 1947/8 seen here just outside Crossfield Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 1956, St. James' Road outside Crossfield Bus Station
80. CFN72
East Kent CFN72, a Leyland PS1 new in 1947 with a Park Royal C32R body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, near London Victoria Coach Station
81. CRD253
New as Reading 59 in 1947, CRD253 had been acquired by McLennan, Spittalfield in 1963 and is seen at the garage. It was a Park Royal L24/26R bodied AEC Regent II to which platform doors were fitted by McLennan before entry into service.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Spittalfield
82. CRD253
The first of four pictures of former Reading and McLennans AEC Regent CRD253.
Photo taken 1968, Doktor-Karl-Renner-Ring, Vienna
83. CRD255
Reading received ten A.E.C.O661 Regent IIs with Park Royal L24/26R bodies in 1947 and 61, CRD255, is depicted here.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
84. CRD256
Reading 62, CRD256, a Park Royal L24/26R bodied AEC O661 Regent new in 1947.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Station
85. CVH741
Ex Huddersfield Corporation Karrier MS2 trolleybus 541, CVH741, with Park Royal H40/30R body new in 1947. Photographed here at the Sandtoft 'Six Wheeler Weekend' event minutes after having been launched into service after a 17 year, £52000 restoration.
Photo taken Sunday 29 August 2010, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
86. EGA644
New to MacBrayne as number 67 in March 1947, EGA644 seen here with Garner, Bridge-of-Weir, was an A.E.C. O662 Regal with a Park Royal C35F body. It passed to Garner in April 1960 as number 79 and was last licensed in October 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 June 1962
87. GTJ694
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation former bus 10, GTJ694, an AEC Regent 0661, originally having a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1947, but later converted as an illuminations servicing platform and seen here performing that role on the occasion of an enthusiasts' visit to the town.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Marine Road
88. HLW144
Simpson, Rosehearty HLW144 was new as London Transport RT157 in 1947. It was acquired in April 1963 from Brown's Blue, Markfield. Seen here in Simpson's green/cream livery, operating the Fraserburgh Town Service, it passed to Alexander Northern as NRC1 in December 1966. Park Royal H30/26R bodywork was carried on the AEC Regent III chassis.
Photo taken Thursday 29 July 1965, Fraserburgh
89. HLW159
Preserved Bradford City Transport 410, HLW159, an AEC RT with Park Royal body, ex London Transport RT172 new in September 1947 and sold to Bradford in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, Ilkley
90. HLX232
Seen in Union Street eight days after entering service with Bradford is one of the twenty-five ex-London AECs, this one having a Park Royal body of the standard H30/26R form. Fleet number 418 was carried by HLX232 (Ex-London RT415).
Photo taken Sunday 18 May 1958, Union Street, Bradford
91. AJX369
Berresford's, Cheddleton 40, AJX369, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal H33/26R body, new to Halifax J.O.C. (243) in 1948, withdrawn in 1960, and acquired via the dealer A.M.C.C, London in 1961.
Photo taken August 1974, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
92. CAG800
CAG800 in the A.A. Motor Services fleet was operated by Dodds, Troon with fleet number DT10 and was a Guy Arab III, new in June 1948, with a Park Royal H30/26R body. Seen here at Dodd's garage it passed to Gray, Braidwood in 1970.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's Garage, Troon
93. CFN104
Preserved East Kent Leyland Tiger PS1/1 CFN104 with a 32 seat Park Royal coach body, new in early 1948. It was sold by East Kent in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
94. CFN104
Shining brilliantly in the sun is ex-East Kent Leyland Tiger PS1/1 CFN104 with a 32 seat Park Royal coach body, new in early 1948. It was sold by East Kent in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Alton
95. CFN154
Preserved East Kent CFN154, a Dennis Lancet III with Park Royal body, new in February 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 25 May 2008, Farnham Station
96. CFN84
An East Kent halfcab coach, looks like CFN84, a Leyland Tiger PS1 from the 1940s with Park Royal C32R body
Photo taken c. 1956, London Victoria Coach Station
97. CRD872
Reading 83, CRD872, was the last of ten A.E.C. O661 Regents with Park Royal L26/26R bodies new in 1948, seen at Reading Station.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Station
98. DFE383
Lincoln 23, DFE383, was a Guy Arab III with a Guy/Park Royal H30/26R body which had been exhibited at the 1948 Commercial Motor Show. It was fitted with a Leyland 8.6 litre engine in February 1953 and then a Ruston & Hornsby air cooled engine by May 1961. It is seen here outside the garage shortly before withdrawal and sale to the L.V.V.S for preservation in November 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Corporation Garage, St. Mark Street
99. DTR918
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 46, DTR918, photographed at the Uttoxeter garage, was one of eleven Guy Arab IIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies built in 1948 which were acquired from Southampton between 1962 and 1964, this one coming in May 1962, having been Southampton 95.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
100. DTR921
Acquired in January 1964 from Southampton, where it had been number 98, DTR921 became number 37 with Green Bus, Rugeley. It was a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
101. DTR923
Photographed at the Uttoxeter garage, Green Bus Company, Rugeley 31, DTR923, was a Guy Arab II with a Park Royal H30/26R body, and was one of eleven acquired between 1962 and 1964 from Southampton, where it was number 100. They had been new in 1948 and this one was acquired in April 1962. Next to it is the Northern Coachbuilders L29/26R bodied Guy Arab III, NRE543, one of two new to Green Bus in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
102. DTR925
Photographed at the Uttoxeter garage of Green Bus Company, Rugeley is one of the eleven 1948 Guy Arab IIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies acquired from Southampton between 1962 and 1964 and number 30, DTR925, was acquired in April 1962. It had been Southampton 102.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
103. DTR926
Guy Arab II DTR926, with a Park Royal H30/26R new in 1948 became Green Bus Company, Rugeley 41 when acquired from Southampton where it had been numbered 103 and is seen at the Rugeley garage.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Rugeley Garage
104. EJW457
Wolverhampton trolley 457, EJW457, a Sunbeam W with Park Royal H54R body, new in 1948/9.
Photo taken April/May 1965, Bilston Street, Wolverhampton
105. FCR197
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross is Graham, Paisley 55, FCR197, a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body which had been acquired in 1962 from Southampton where it had been number 107.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
106. FJW469
To expand upon the photo of Wolverhampton Corporation 653, here is a shot of Nos 469 and 471 (FJW469 and FJW471 respectively) at Park Lane depot in about May 1963 showing the normal Wolverhampton livery (at that time) carried by 469 and the experimental Nottingham-inspired darker green with light cream waistband carried by 471, this the same as that by 653. Both buses are Sunbeam F4 vehicles with Park Royal H28/26R bodies dating from 1948.
Photo taken May 1963, Park Lane Depot, Wolverhampton
107. FJW471
To expand upon the photo of Wolverhampton Corporation 653, here is a shot of Nos 469 and 471 (FJW469 and FJW471 respectively) at Park Lane depot in about May 1963 showing the normal Wolverhampton livery (at that time) carried by 469 and the experimental Nottingham-inspired darker green with light cream waistband carried by 471, this the same as that by 653. Both buses are Sunbeam F4 vehicles with Park Royal H28/26R bodies dating from 1948.
Photo taken May 1963, Park Lane Depot, Wolverhampton
108. FUS842
New in 1948 with a Park Royal C35F body, MacBrayne's 86, FUS842, seen at Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness was a Maudslay Marathon III.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
109. FUS994
Macbrayne FUS994 was one of their iconic Park-Royal bodied Maudsleys.
Photo taken 1962, Fort William Pier
110. HUF303
Southdown 1303, HUF303, a 1948 Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with 32 seat Park Royal body. This style of Park Royal body was also bought by East Kent.
Photo taken 1996, Marsden, Huddersfield
111. JTE546
Conductor of preseved Morecambe AEC Regent JTE546 checks if he should change destination to Pisa. It was actually operating a shuttle service to WSR / Quantock Motor Services and Taunton Station
Photo taken Saturday 1 May 2010, top of Station Approach, Taunton
112. JTE546
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 20, JTE546, an AEC Regent III 6811A with Park Royal H33/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken late 1969, Morecambe Battery Depot forecourt
113. JTE546
Morecambe and Heysham AEC Regent III 20, JTE546, new in 1948 with Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 1983, Happy Mount Park, Bare, Morecambe
114. JXN146
London Transport "roof-box" RT1118, JXN146, promoting the Boys and Girls exhibition at Olympia that August
Photo taken 1959, North Street Garage, Romford
115. JXN351
OKMS JXN351, a Leyland 7RT built 1948 with Park Royal H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, rear of OK's Bishop Auckland depot
116. KLB636
London Transport RT1564, KLB636
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, North Street, Romford
117. KTF587
Morecambe & Heysham 58, KTF587, a 1948 AEC Regent III with open top Park Royal body shows off the reversed white and blue livery applied to open top vehicles after amalgamation with Lancaster.
Photo taken 1976, Morecambe Battery Depot
118. PV8269
Ipswich 104, PV8269, a Karrier F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1948. It lasted until 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
119. PV8270
Karrier W trolleybus with Park Royal body, Ipswich 105, PV8270, was delivered early in 1948. Painstaking restoration has recently been completed at Ipswich Transport Museum, including wartime pattern wooden slatted seats!
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013, Ipswich Transport Museum
120.
A photo of a Wolverhampton Corporation Guy Arab III with Park Royal 54 seat double deck body from the 539-560 batch (FJW539-560) built in 1949/50. It would have been freshly painted in the distinctive green/custard yellow colour.
Photo taken Wolverhampton
121. CFN118
New in 1949 East Kent CFN118 was a Dennis J3 Lancet with a Park Royal B35R body which was, supposedly, converted to C32R in April 1951 before reverting to B35R in November 1953. It was photographed at Hythe.
Photo taken Sunday 28 December 1958, Hythe
122. CFN121
Preserved ex-East Kent CFN121, a 1949 Dennis Lancet with Park Royal single deck body
Photo taken Sunday 2 November 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
123. DRD124
Reading 138, DRD124, was the first of twenty B.U.T. 9611Ts with Park Royal H30/26RD bodies new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
124. DRD130
Former Reading 144, DRD130, a BUT 9611T with Park Royal H33/26RD body, new in July 1949
Photo taken Sunday 28 May 2006, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
125. DRD130
Reading's last trolley 144, DRD130, a 1949 BUT 9611T with Park Royal H30/26RD body.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 2010, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
126. DRD131
Reading 145, DRD131, was a 1949 B.U.T. 9611T with a Park Royal H30/26RD body, seen at Reading Station.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Station
127. DRD138
Reading 152, DRD138, was one of twenty B.U.T. 9611Ts with Park Royal H30/26RD bodies new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
128. EO8896
Merthyr Tydfil 128, EO8896, was a Leyland PD2/3 with Park Royal body new to Barrow-in-Furness in 1949 and sold to Merthyr in 1961. To the right was 46, HB6186, a Bristol K6A with a utilitarian-looking Duple body of 1946.
Photo taken 1965, Merthyr Tydfil Depot yard
129. FTR511
ex-Southampton 64, FTR511, a Guy Arab III 6LW with Park Royal H30/26R body which entered service on 6th March 1949 (with fleet number 164) and was converted to open-top in April 1966. It was renumbered as 64 in 1972 and finally withdrawn in 1980.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
130. FTR514
Former Southampton 167, FTR514, a Guy Arab III 6LW with Park Royal H30/26R body which entered service in 1949 and was converted to open-top in 1967. It was renumbered as 67 in 1972 and withdrawn three years later in 1975.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2006, Alton
131. FTR514
City of Southampton 167, FTR514, Guy Arab III with a Park Royal O30/26R body. Dating from around 1949 it was converted to open topper in around 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 2009, Stokes Bay, Gosport
132. GUS407
MacBraynes GUS407 was a Maudslay Marathon III with Park Royal body of 1949, and KGG711 was an AEC Regal IV with Roe body of 1953.
Photo taken 1962, Fort William Pier Terminal
133. GUS412
This photo was taken at Lochgilphead, and shows two coaches belonging to a local company called "Stag Coaches". The Maudslay Marathon III is GUS412, ex MacBrayne with a Park Royal C35F body, new in July 1949 and sold to Stag in October 1963.
Photo taken July 1964, Lochgilphead, Argyll
134. GUS926
Macbrayne 136, GUS926, a Maudsley Marathon lll with Park Royal C35F body, new in August 1949
Photo taken August 2009, Lathalmond Open Day 2009
135. GUS926
MacBrayne 136, GUS926, a Maudslay Marathon III was new in 1949 with a Park Royal C35F body seen here in Hartfield Street, Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Hartfield Street, Glasgow
136. GUS928
MacBraynes 138, GUS928, was a Maudsley Marathon III with Park Royal C35F body of 1949. Next to is was 183, 607CYS, a Bedford C5C1 with Duple C29F body of 1961.
Photo taken 1962, Fort William Pier Terminal
137. GUS931
GUS931 was 141 in the MacBrayne fleet and was one of four Maudslay Marathon IIIs with Park Royal C27FM bodies new in 1949. 142 (GUS932) was rebuilt to C35F in 1960 whilst 140/3 (GUS930/3) were rebodied Duple FC35F in 1959. It seems that 141 retained its mail compartment until withdrawal in 1963 and it is seen here in Hartfield Street Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Hartfield Street, Glasgow
138. HCG42
The Gosport ferry terminus in April 1954 sees Provincial 1949 built Guy/Park Royal bodied Guy Arab III HCG42, fleet no. 7, and 1940-built AEC Regent I, DOU427 fleet no. 50, also with Park Royal bodywork, taking centre stage.
Photo taken April 1954, Gosport Ferry Terminus
139. HWU438
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd) HWU438, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal body, built in 1949 and withdrawn in 1968.
Photo taken 1968, Armthorpe Depot
140. JOJ183
Outside Hockley Garage JOJ183, Birmingham 2183, is a Leyland PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body and dates from 1949/50, being one of fifty new at that time, the first sixteen, including 2183, entering service in late 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Hockley Garage
141. KAL684
West Bridgford 5, KAL684, a Park Royal H33/27R bodied AEC Regent III seen in Nottingham at South Parade.
Photo taken Sunday 3 January 1965, South Parade, Nottingham
142. KMN520
Parkinson Ltd, contractor based in Braddan, Isle of Man, KMN520, a Leyland Comet CPO1 from 1949 with Park Royal B30F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Braddan, Isle of Man
143. KTF583
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 54, KTF583, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Late 1969, approaching Morecambe Battery Depot
144. KTF585
Morecambe & Heysham 56, KTF585, a 1949 AEC Regent III/Park Royal H33/26R
Photo taken Friday 27 July 1973, Main Street Terminus, Heysham Village
145. KTF589
Midland Scottish KTF589, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Park Royal O33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1988, Stirling
146. KTF591
Morecambe & Heysham 62, KTF591, a 1949 AEC Regent III was converted to open top for sea front duties in the 1960s. Some 40 years later it is still in revenue earning service. It is seen as a hospitality vehicle at the 2005 Sheffield bus rally. A psuedo London livery is carried complete with the spurious fleet number RT591!
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
147. KTF591
Morecambe & Heysham were staunch AEC buyers for many years. 62, KTF591, is a 1949 AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork that was converted to open top by Morecambe in the 1960s.
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
148. KTF591
A rear view of Morecambe 62, KTF591, seen at the 2011 Kirkby Stephen rally. The positioning of the trafficators on the waist band is unusual
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
149. KTF594
Morecambe & Heysham 65, KTF594, a 1949 AEC Regent III with Park Royal open top body seen on the Promenade
Photo taken August 1973, Morecambe Promenade
150. KTF594
Lancaster City Council 65, KTF594, an AEC Regent III built 1949 with Park Royal O33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Morecambe Battery
151. KYY529
On the right London Transport RT1702, KYY529, and to its left RTL453, KLB648.
Photo taken 1975, Weymouth
152. LUA450
The route from Kirkstall Abbey to Compton Road was extended to the Fairway Hotel at the junction of Foundry Approach and Oak Tree Drive on 30th January 1955 and Leeds 450, LUA450, the A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with the Park Royal H30/26R body assembled by Roe is seen there being passed by Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 703, MNW703, on the service from Seacroft (North Parkway) to the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1955, Oak Tree Drive, Leeds
153. MDH319
Walsall 109, MDH319, was one of twenty-five Guy Arab IIIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies delivered in 1949 with fleet numbers in the range 87 to 255, MDH316-340.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
154. MDH346
New in 1949, Walsall 261, MDH346, was one of twenty-five Guy Arab IIIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies with fleet numbers in the range 87 to 255, MDH316-340.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
155. PV8866
Ipswich 109, PV8866, a Karrier F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1949. It lasted until 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
156. UMP227
UMP227 was the prototype AEC Regal IV with Park Royal body and was built in 1949. It saw just two years of service, 1950 and 1951, in LT's country area, a handsome machine that never bore London Transport markings.
Photo taken 1950/1
157. ADX1
Ipswich 1, ADX1, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1950, the first numerically of Ipswich's first batch of buses.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Crown Street
158. ADX1
A pair of Ipswich Park Royal bodied AEC Regent llls: No1 dates from 1950, the Corporation's first motorbus (in a batch of six) and 24 from 1956 ( one of a batch of four).
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013, Ipswich Transport Museum
159. ADX187
Ipswich 117, ADX187, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1950
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
160. ADX189
Walsall 351, ADX189, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R new to Ipswich in 1950, with fleet number 119 and sold to Walsall in 1962 just before the Ipswich system closed.
Photo taken April 1966, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
161. ADX189
Although technically part of WMPTE, trolleybus 86, TDH912, still has the Walsall crest on the offside while ex Ipswich Sunbeam F4 351, ADX189 arrives at St Paul's bus station. The Corporation Transport Head office with the clock tower is in the background, where the General Manager Mr Cox could keep track of his fleet.
Photo taken August 1969, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
162. ADX193
Walsall 344, ADX193, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R new to Ipswich in 1950, with fleet number 123 and sold to Walsall in 1962 just before the Ipswich system closed.
Photo taken April 1966, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
163. ADX194
Ipswich 124, ADX194, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1950. Withdrawn in 1962, it was sold to Walsall for further service.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House
164. ADX196
Preserved Ipswich 126, ADX196, one of a batch of 12 Sunbeam F4 vehicles with Park Royal H56R bodywork which entered service in 1950. It ran in Ipswich until 1962 when it was sold with some other members of the batch to Walsall Corporation Transport, where it continued to operate until 1970.
Photo taken October 2007, Ipswich Transport Museum
165. ADX196
Walsall 347, ADX196 (formerly Ipswich 126) a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R body, built in 1950.
Photo taken 1967, St Paul's Street, Walsall
166. BCP671
Tony Blackman's beloved ex-Halifax AEC Regent III/Park Royal H33/26R, 277, BCP671, from March 1950 leaving the new Halifax Bus Station.
Photo taken early 1990s, Halifax (Wade Street) Bus Station
167. BCP671
Former Halifax J.O.C. 277, BCP671, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal H33/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken mid 1970's, Clough Bridge, Norland
168. BCP671
Waited years for these two liveries to be photographed side by side and an open day at Glasgow's Knightswood garage (now a housing development) on 2nd July 1994 provided the opportunity. Both buses are well known, Glasgow FYS999 and Halifax BCP671. I wonder if Halifax fans look at GCT buses and think, somethings not quite right.
Photo taken Saturday 2 July 1994, Knightswood Garage
169. BCP671
Preserved Halifax J.O.C. 277, BCP671, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Park Royal H33/26R body is leaving Halifax via New Bank on its way to Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
170. BCP671
Preserved Halifax AEC/Park Royal 277, BCP671, is seen arriving after its long run from Manchester on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969, Harrogate
171. BCP675
Halifax JOC 381, BCP675, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Pavement Lane, Halifax
172. BCP676
Halifax JOC 382, BCP676, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Pavement Lane
173. BCP676
Seen in the December sun is Halifax JOC 382, BCP676, a 1950 AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body being passed by 245, PJX245, a 1962 Leyland PD2/37 with Weymann H36/28F body.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Pavement Lane, Halifax
174. BDJ67
Preserved St. Helens Corporation D67, BDJ67, 1950 AEC Regent 3RT with Park Royal H30/26R body
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 1974, Birchley Street, St. Helens
175. BDJ67
Still active after 65 years, St Helens RT BDJ67, performed at the running day at the Scottish Vintage Bus Museum near Dunfermline.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2015, Lathalmond, Fife
176. BDJ70
Norfolk of Nayland's BDJ70, an ex-St. Helens RT type AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1950 and withdrawn by them in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
177. BDJ70
Norfolk, Nayland BDJ70 was acquired in January 1963 from St. Helens to whom it was new in 1950 as D70 and was withdrawn in 12/66. Park Royal H30/26R bodywork covered the AEC Regent III chassis and it is seen here near the garage in Nayland.
Photo taken Sunday 14 February 1965, Mill Street, Nayland
178. BDJ73
Hull bought several batches of second hand AEC Regent III in the 1960s and seen here are two examples 149, BDJ73, one of St Helen's famous replica RTs dating from 1950 and 161, OTV164, an ex Nottingham AEC Regent III with Park Royal body dating from 1954.
Photo taken 1969, Hull
179. EFN577
East Kent Dennis J3 Lancet EFN577 with a Park Royal C32F body seen in Sutherland Street, near Victoria Coach Station was new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Sutherland Street, near London Victoria Coach Station
180. EFN584
East Kent EFN584, a 1950 Dennis Lancet III with Park Royal C32F body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
181. EFN584
Seen climbing New Bank in Halifax, on its way to Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally, is preserved East Kent EFN584, a Dennis J3 Lancet with a Park Royal C32F body.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
182. EFN589
East Kent EFN589, a Dennis Lancet III was built in 1950 with a Park Royal C32F body, but was downgraded to bus duties in 1961.
Photo taken 1962, Canterbury Bus Station
183. EFN592
Another vehicle which Brian had not seen before, East Kent Dennis coach EFN592, also working on the internal bus service.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, Kent Showground, Detling
184. EFN592
Former East Kent EFN592, a Dennis Lancet J3 with Park Royal body of 1950 survived into preservation through use by a Deal garage as a promotional vehicle.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1980, Seafront, Deal
185. ERD145
Reading 174, ERD145, a Sunbeam S7 with a Park Royal H38/30RD body was one of twelve new in 1950 and was withdrawn in 1968.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Park Lane, Tilehurst, Reading
186. ERD152
Former Reading 181, ERD152, a Sunbeam S7 with Park Royal H38/30RD body, new in November 1950
Photo taken Sunday 28 May 2006, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
187. FJW548
Former Wolverhampton 548, FJW548, was a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H56R body dating from 1950. Behind it is one of Wolverhampton's Metro Cammell-bodied Arab IV's.
Photo taken 1970, Park Lane Depot, Wolverhampton
188. FJW549
Wolverhampton Corporation 549, FJW549, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H28/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1965, Wolverhampton Depot
189. FJW557
Wolverhampton 557, FJW557, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H28/26R body, new 1950.
Photo taken Autumn 1967, Offoxey Farm, Tong
190. FJW653
Wolverhampton 653, FJW653, a Guy BT with Park Royal H28/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken circa 1961, Tettenhall A41 Wergs Road/Wrottesley Road
191. J8746
Jersey Motor Transport 1, J8746, ex London Transport RTL525, new in 1950 and bought by JMT in 1959
Photo taken July 1968, St. Helier Weighbridge approach, Jersey
192. J8873
Jersey Motor Transport 2, J8873, a Leyland Titan with Park Royal body, formerly London Transport RTL523, KXW349
Photo taken 1970s, St. Helier Weighbridge, Jersey
193. JOJ214
Seen at Birmingham’s Rosebery Street garage is 2214, JOJ214, one of fifty Leyland PD2/1s delivered in 1950 with Park Royal H29/25R bodies.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Rosebery Street Garage
194. JOJ222
This is Birmingham CT 2222, JOJ222, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body dating from 1950, and perhaps remembered by many as the vehicle always at the back of AMRTM when they were based at Witton.
Photo taken Saturday 28 November 2015, private site in Coventry
195. JOJ222
This is the Birmingham City Transport 2222, JOJ222, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body dating from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 27 November 2016, private site near Coventry
196. JOJ223
Birmingham 2223, JOJ223, a Leyland PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body, new in 1950. It was withdrawn in 1969.
Photo taken 1966, Edmund Street, Birmingham
197. KLB560
London Transport RT1311, KLB560, which first entered service in February 1950. It lasted until 1978.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1966, London Trafalgar Square
198. LTF253
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork, 68 LTF253, dates from 1950
Photo taken August 1973, Morecambe Battery
199. LTF253
Morecambe 68, LTF253, an A E C Regent III 9612E built in 1950 with Park Royal H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Morecambe Battery
200. LTF254
Morecambe & Heysham 69, LTF254, a 1950 AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork
Photo taken Sunday 21 June 2009, Chatsworth
201. LTF254
City of Lancaster 69, LTF254, an AEC Regent III 9612E built 1950 with Park Royal H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Morecambe Battery
202. LTF254
Morecambe and Heysham Corporation were staunch AEC users for most of their existence. Seen here is 69, LTF254, a 1950 AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal bodywork. For many years Morecambe eschewed the use of route numbers
Photo taken Sunday 29 May 2011, Marine Road
203. LTF254
A rear view of Morecambe 69, LTF254, a 1950 AEC Regent III 9612E.
Photo taken Sunday 29 May 2011, Marine Road, Morecambe
204. LTF254
Morecambe bought many AEC Regent IIIs in post war years. Most of them carried the style of Park Royal bodywork shown here in profile. 69, LTF254, dates from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
205. LTF254
Another view of Morecambe & Heysham's 69, LTF254 an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H33/26R new in 1950. It was up-seated from 30 seats in the upper deck in 1959/60.
Photo taken Monday 28 August 1972, Morecambe Promenade
206. LYR590
London Transport RT3371, LYR590
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, North Street, Romford
207. MTC540
City of Lancaster, originally Morecambe, 72, MTC540, an AEC Regent III 9613E built in 1950 with Park Royal H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Morecambe Battery
208. MTC540
Morecambe and Heysham 72, MTC540, a 1950 AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body derived from the RT was exhibited at the Earls Court Show in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 1978, Hornsea Pottery, Lancaster
209. OFC377
City of Oxford 153, OFC377, was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Park Royal L26/26R body seen at Gloucester Green Bus Station in Oxford.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
210. OFC379
Theobald's next ex Oxford purchase was OFC379, a 1950 Regent 9612A but with a Park Royal body. After a quick lick of paint over Oxford's duck egg blue bands it went straight into service, even with advertising applied, and remained thus for about a year. It is seen parked at Glemsford.
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1965, Glemsford
211. OFC379
Now in smart green & cream livery, 1950 AEC OFC379 is seen passing Theobald's office and garage in Long Melford's main street.
Photo taken Saturday 1 October 1966, Little St. Mary's, Long Melford, Sudbury
212. BDJ807
St Helens Corporation D7, BDJ807, an AEC Regent III new in 1951 with Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken 1958, Victoria Square, St Helens
213. BDJ807
Harper Brothers of Heath Hayes were a well known independent in South Staffordshire until selling out to Midland Red in 1974. This is BDJ 807, bought from St Helens Corporation and fitted with platform doors, one of their RT type AEC Regent IIIs, seen here in Aldridge, with one of Harper's Fleetlines in the background in 1974.
Photo taken 1974, Aldridge
214. CCP607
Halifax Corporation 75, CCP607, AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1951 with fleet number 355, renumbered the following year.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Cliff Hill Lane, Warley
215. CCP609
AEC Regent CCP609, ex Halifax Corporation, with Green Bus Company.
Photo taken July 1968, Lichfield Bus Station
216. FFN379
Lewington's ex-East Kent Guy Arab III / Park Royal FFN379, new 1951, seen here in Silver Jubilee livery, part of Brentwood Carnival.
Photo taken July 1977, Brentwood
217. FFN379
East Kent FFN379, a Park Royal bodied converted open top Guy Arab III reminds us of warmer days on a breezy run along the Thanet coast at Fort Hill, Margate. The red screens were a nice touch to finish off an immaculate vehicle.
Photo taken 24 Jul 1971, Fort Hill, Margate
218. FFN381
East Kent FFN381, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal body new in 1951, originally H58R but one of several (FFN374-382,384) that were converted to open top. It's final use was as a towing vehicle, as seen here.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Folkestone Garage
219. FFN384
Rear view of Lewington's ex-East Kent FFN384, Guy Arab III / Park Royal, new 1951, taking part in the 1978 Brentwood Carnival.
Photo taken Saturday 29 July 1978, High Street, Brentwood
220. FFN399
East Kent FFN399, a 1951 Guy Arab III with Park Royal bodywork, seen at the M&D and East Kent 60 event
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
221. FFN399
East Kent Guy Arab FFN399 on the internal bus service.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, Kent Showground, Detling
222. FFN451
Preserved former East Kent FFN451, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Park Royal C37C body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 2004, Canvey Island
223. FFN451
Former East Kent Leyland Royal Tiger FFN451, in action at the Ensign Vintage running day, with Ensignbus fleetnames.
Photo taken Saturday 7 December 2013, Lakeside Bus Station, Thurrock
224. FFN451
FFN451, an East Kent Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Park Royal C37C body. Now part of the Ensignbus Vintage Fleet and in action during their 2016 running day on the X21 to Ongar.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Station Approach, Upminster Station
225. FFN453
New to East Kent in June 1951, FFN453 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Park Royal C37C body. It is seen at Earls Court with Faversham Rotary Club to whom it passed in September 1968, having been withdrawn by East Kent in 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1973, Earls Court Exhibition Centre forecourt, London
226. LUC291
Preserved London Transport RT2043, LUC291, which entered service on the 1st of January 1951 and stayed with LT until October 1976, covering 1,360,000 miles in public service.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
227. LUC337
London Transport RTL962, LUC337
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1966, London Trafalgar Square
228. ODH100
Walsall 183, ODH100, was one of twenty-five Guy Arab IIIs with Park Royal FH30/26R bodies delivered in 1951 with fleet numbers in the range 131 to 232, ODH89-100, 297-309.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
229. ODH307
West Midlands PTE 230, ODH307, a Guy Arab III 6LW built in 1951 with Park Royal FH30/26R bodywork. Clearly betraying its Walsall ancestry and on training duties in the same town.
Photo taken April 1972, Walsall
230. ODH88
Two batches of Leyland PD2/1s with Park Royal FH30/26R bodies were delivered to Walsall in 1951 (118-130, ODH76-88 and 106, 111, 184, 197, 233-240, ODH801-812). Seen here is 130, ODH88, the last of the first delivery.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
231. ODH89
Walsall trolleybus 871, XDH71, a Willowbrook-bodied Sunbeam F4A, passes 131, ODH89, a full-front Park Royal-bodied Leyland PD2/1 of 1951.
Photo taken 1967, St Paul's Street, Walsall
232. BDJ819
Hull 136, BDJ819, was new in 1952 to St. Helens as number D19. The AEC Regent III carrying standard London style Park Royal H30/26R bodywork was acquired in 4/62 along with eighteen other similar vehicles.
Photo taken Saturday 31 August 1963, Collier Street, Hull
233. GFN916
East Kent GFN916, a Guy Arab IV with Park Royal H58RD body, new in 1952
Photo taken Friday 21 August 1964, Palace Avenue Bus Station, Maidstone
234. GFN916
East Kent GFN916, a Guy Arab IV with Park Royal H58RD body, new in 1952
Photo taken May 1960, London Victoria Coach Station
235. MLL738
Seen at the South East Bus Festival at Detling, a welcome new arrival is 4RF4 BEA airport coach MLL738, one of two of the type just acquired by London Bus Company. Work has obviously started on restoration of this one.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 2015, South East Bus Festival at Detling
236. MLL748
Former BEA London MLL748, an AEC Regal IV 9822E from 1952 with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken April 1977, Lichfield
237. MLL834
Samuel Ledgard MLL834, ex London Transport (Country) RT3524, new in 1952 and acquired by Samuel Ledgard in 1964.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
238. SFC438
Park Royal L27/26R bodywork was carried by seven A.E.C. 9613A Regent IIIs new to City of Oxford in 1952 and L438, SFC438, renumbered to L172 in October 1952 was seen at Gloucester Green, Oxford alongside Regal III 709.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
239. BPV10
Ipswich 10, BPV10, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B42D body, new in 1953.
Photo taken c.1953, opposite the front of Constantine Road Depot, Ipswich
240. BPV11
Ipswich 11, BPV11, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B42D body, new in 1953. It was reseated to B40D in 1971 and withdrawn two years later.
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, emerging from the Lloyds Avenue archway and crossing Cornhill, Ipswich
241. BPV12
Ipswich Coach Company BPV12, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B40D body, ex-Ipswich Corporation, new in 1953 as a 42 seater, re-seated to B40D in 1971 and withdrawn by them in 1973.
Photo taken May 1974, Ipswich
242. BPV12
Rear view of Ipswich Coach Company BPV12, AEC Regal / Park Royal, ex-Ipswich Corporation.
Photo taken May 1974, Old Cattle Market/Silent Street access to Falcon Street, Ipswich
243. BPV8
Ipswich Corporation 8, BPV8, AEC Regal IV / Park Royal B42D, new in 1953.
Photo taken 1972, Ipswich
244. BPV8
A rear view of ex-Ipswich 8, BPV8, an A.E.C. 9822E Regal IV with a Park Royal B42D body new in August 1953 seen in the station car park at Weybridge.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1978, Weybridge Station
245. BPV9
Ipswich Corporation 9, BPV9, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B42D body, new in 1953, passing 1959 AEC Regent V 33, HPV33.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Cornhill, Ipswich
246. MLL740
Preserved former BEA coach MLL740, an AEC Regal IV with a special body designed by LT and built by Park Royal, new in February 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
247. MLL747
Continental Pioneer MLL747, an AEC 9822E Regal IV with Park Royal RDP37C body taken on a visit to Thames Valley at Bracknell
Photo taken Sunday 6 September 1970, Bracknell
248. MLL747
A rear offside view of Continental Pioneer MLL747, one of the first fifty AEC 9822E Regal IVs with Park Royal RDP37C bodies new to B.E.A. in 1953, taken on a visit to Thames Valley at Maidenhead.
Photo taken Sunday 6 September 1970, Maidenhead
249. MLL747
MLL747, seen at the Premier Travel garage in Haverhill, was an A.E.C. 9822E Regal IV with a Park Royal RDP37C body in the fleet of Continental Pioneer, Richmond. New in March 1953 to British European Airways as number 1059, it was one of a large fleet which had been used on services to London Airport and it passed to Continental Pioneer in January 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Haverhill
250. NLP635
West Mon 20, AEC single decker NLP635, new in 1953 and acquired in 1957. This was an AEC Monocoach with Park Royal B45F body which started life as a demonstrator. I seem to remember this or a similarly numbered vehicle being tried by LT in the 1950s.
Photo taken Depot Yard, Blackwood
251. NLP639
British European Airways livery is carried by Park Royal bodied AEC Regal IV NLP639 parked at London Airport.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1961, Heathrow Airport
252. NLP645
NLP645 was one of 65 AEC Regal IV's with Park Royal C37C body, new in 1953 and operated by London Transport on behalf of British European Airways. By the time this photo was taken, it was being used by Yardleys (perfume manufacturers) in Basildon for staff transport.
Photo taken 1977, Basildon
253. NXP956
Walsall 202, NXP956, former London Transport RTL1470, acquired in 1959.
Photo taken April/May 1965, Cannock
254. OLD757
London Transport RT4537, OLD757, seen at Amersham Garage was new in 1953. The Park Royal H30/26R body had been transferred from one of the SRT class whose chassis were then scrapped. Alongside is RLH44, MXX244, an AEC Regent III with Weymann L27/26R body.
Photo taken Monday 15 April 1957, Amersham Garage
255. PDH807
Walsall 807, PDH807, one of five Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with Park Royal B42F bodies was new in 1953 and was one of three (806/7/9) converted for omo in December 1961. Five with Leyland B44F bodies had been delivered in 1952 (801-805, PDH 801-805).
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
256. RDH505
West Midlands PTE 815L, RDH505, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1953 with Park Royal-Roe bodywork. For several years it was used as a staff canteen and was new to Walsall Corporation.
Photo taken April 1977, Bradford Place, Walsall
257. RDH505
RDH505 is a 1953 Leyland PD2/12 undergoing long term restoration into it's Walsall livery
Photo taken Monday 28 March 2016, Wythall Transport Museum
258. RDH509
In 1953 Walsall took delivery of ten Leyland PD2/12s with Park Royal/Roe FH33/23R bodies (811-820, RDH501-510) with extra provision for luggage accommodation. This view of 819, RDH509, shows the nearside sliding door for engine access and also the grilles above the windscreens for the forced air ventilation system with which these were equipped in addition to the normal system of opening windows.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
259. TWL926
City of Oxford H926, TWL926, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1953 and is seen at Oxford's Cowley Road garage.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Cowley Road Garage, Oxford
260. TWL928
City of Oxford 928, TWL928, a 1953 AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork. This bus is now at the Oxford bus museum.
Photo taken 1981, Harrogate
261. TWL928
This most attractive example of the body builders art is an AEC Regent III of City of Oxford. 928, TWL928, dates from 1953 and carries a Park Royal body which is very reminiscent of the contempory AEC RT of London Transport
Photo taken Sunday 18 August 2013, Oxford Bus Museum
262. TWL928
The upper deck of City of Oxford AEC Regent III 928, TWL928, which dates from 1953
Photo taken Sunday 18 August 2013, Oxford Bus Museum
263. 88CMV
Seen in Chester Street, Bishop Auckland is O.K. Motor Services (Emmerson), Bishop Auckland 88CMV which was a Crossley CMD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal H33/28R body which had been new in October 1954 as a demonstrator. It was acquired by Emmerson in May 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Chester Street, Bishop Auckland
264. CDX514
Ipswich Corporation 14, CDX514, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body, new in 1954.
Photo taken February 1972, Crown Street, Ipswich
265. CDX514
Ipswich 14, CDX514, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
266. CDX515
Ipswich Corporation 15, CDX515, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Crown Street, Ipswich
267. CDX516
Preserved former Ipswich 16, CDX516, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in April 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2004, Wisley Aerodrome
268. CDX516
Preserved former Ipswich 16, CDX516, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in April 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
269. CHG748
Laycock, Barnoldswick 51, CHG748, was a Park Royal B44F bodied AEC Monocoach new in 1954 seen in Skipton Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, Skipton Bus Station
270. DCN899
Northern General 1599, DCN899, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV built in 1954 with Park Royal B44F bodywork, one of a batch of 25 such vehicles in the fleet.
Photo taken August 1969, Manors Bus Park, Newcastle
271. DCN903
New in November 1954, Northern General 1603, DCN903, an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B44F body was seen in Stanley.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Scott Street Bus Park, Stanley
272. DCN905
Northern General 1605, DCN905, seen at Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, was an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B44F body and was one of twenty-five new in 1954.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1959, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
273. DCN905
Beamish Museum DCN905, an A E C Monocoach MC3RV built in 1954 with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, The Stray, Harrogate
274. DCN908
Northern General 1608, DCN908, seen in the yard at Leeds Central Station was an AEC Monocoach with Park Royal B44F body.
Photo taken Saturday 30 July 1955, Leeds Central Station
275. GVH796
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 25, GVH796, a Guy Arab LUF with Park Royal B43F body, new to Huddersfield J.O.C. in 1954.
Photo taken Late 1970, Rugeley Garage
276. KHR782
Rare bird Swindon Corporation 82, KHR782, was the second of four Daimler Freeline D650HS with Park Royal B34C body new in January 1954, though delivered the previous month.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1970, Corporation Street Depot, Swindon
277. LOW217
Preserved former Southampton Corporation 71, LOW217, threads its way between two King Alfred buses and the pack of photographers. 71 is a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
278. LOW217
Preserved former Southampton Corporation 71, LOW217, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
279. LOW217
Rear view of preserved former Southampton Corporation 71, LOW217, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954 into preservation in 1990.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
280. OTV146
Nottingham 146, OTV146, a 1954 AEC 9613E Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 September 1959, Granby Street, Nottingham
281. OTV161
Nottingham City Transport 161, OTV161, dates from 1954 with a Park Royal body which bears more than a passing resemblance to the Park Royal body on London Transport AEC RTs.
Photo taken 1999, Piece Hall, Halifax
282. OTV161
Preserved Nottingham City Transport 161, OTV161, a 1954 AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, Lincoln
283. OTV166
Hull 171, OTV166, was former Nottingham 166, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body of 1954.
Photo taken 1971, Hull Bus Park
284. OTV195
Nottingham City Transport 195, OTV195, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Friday 26 August 1960, Granby Street, Nottingham
285. PMR100
Identifiable in a line-up of similar is Swindon Corporation 100, PMR100, the third of ten Daimler CVG6s with Park Royal H33/28R bodies new in August 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1970, Corporation Street Depot, Swindon
286. SAU199
Barton 1087, SAU199, an AEC Regent III 9613S from 1954 with Park Royal lowbridge bodywork alongside Barton 944, GWU11, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 from 1947 with Leyland lowbridge bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Barton's Chilwell Depot
287. SAU199
SAU199, Nottingham 199, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III, one of ten delivered in 1954 with Park Royal L27/26R bodies (199-208, SAU 199-208).
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Broadmarsh Bus Station, Nottingham
288. TTB690
Morecambe bought their last AEC Regent IIIs in 1954. These were a trio with Park Royal bodies. The last of the three 81, TTB690, makes it way through promenade holiday traffic when some 19 years old.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 August 1973, Morecambe Promenade
289. TTB690
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 81, TTB690, an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Marine Road
290. UWL932
New in 1954, City of Oxford H932, UWL932, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Cowley Road Garage, Oxford
291. 88CMV
Associated Commercial Vehicles demonstrator 88CMV, a Crossley Regent V (CMD3RV001) with Park Royal H33/28R body new in 1955 seen in King Street, Leeds whilst on trial with Ledgard, Armley.
Photo taken Saturday 26 January 1957, King Street, Leeds
292. HSD473
HSD473 of Hogarth (Clyde Coast), Ardrossan was an early A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B45F body, new in October 1955.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 June 1963, Largs seafront (Gallowgate Street)
293. LDP945
Preserved Reading Corporation 98, LDP945, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L53RD body, one of a batch of five new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
294. LVA623
Caught at Coatbridge was Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 104, LVA623, an AEC MU3RV Reliance with Park Royal B45F body new in 1955
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Bank Street, Coatbridge
295. LVA623
Acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B13 but retaining its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number, Baxter, Airdrie 104, LVA623, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B45F body new in May 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
296. LVA624
Baxter, Airdrie 45, LVA624, which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B14 but which retained its Baxter livery and fleet number was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal DP41F body new in May 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
297. LWS887
Eastern Scottish B484A LWS887, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV from 1955 with B45F bodywork by Park Royal.
Photo taken June 1970, St Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh
298. LWS904
Seen in Galashiels is Scottish Omnibuses B500, LWS904, which was an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B45F body, one of forty-six new in 1955.
Photo taken Friday 21 June 1963, Galashiels Market Place
299. OCD774
Seen in Pool Valley at Brighton is Southdown, Brighton 774, OCD774, a Leyland PD2/12 with a Park Royal H31/26RD body, one of twelve new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
300. OCD774
Southdown, Brighton 774, OCD774, was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Park Royal H31/26RD body new in 1955 and was seen at Preston Barracks, Lewes Road, Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 1960, Lewes Road, Brighton
301. OUF514
OUF514, No514 in the Southdown fleet, one of 12 Guy Arab IVs with Park Royal H31/26RD bodies new in 1955. Seen here on Lewes local service 28, it is in Eastgate Street opposite the bus station.
Photo taken late 1950s(?), Eastgate Street, Lewes
302. OUF514
OUF514 was a Guy Arab IV 6LW with Park Royal H31/26RD body, new in March 1955 to Southdown Motor Services, no.514.
Photo taken Sunday 3 May 1964, entering Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
303. OUF515
Churchbridge of Cannock 2, OUF515, a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with Park Royal H31/26RD body, new to Southdown (515) in 1955.
Photo taken Late 1970, Churchbridge's garage, Cannock
304. OUF521
Former Southdown 521, OUF521, a Guy Arab IV with Park Royal H57RD body, new in 1955, seen here in Simonds of Botesdale's colours.
Photo taken 1969, Angel Hill, Bury St. Edmunds
305. OUF523
Southdown 523, OUF523, a Guy Arab IV with Park Royal H57RD body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1964, Old Steine, Brighton
306. OUF640
Southdown 640, OUF640, was a 1955 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with a Park Royal B39F body. Behind is 748, MCD748, an all-Leyland PD2/12.
Photo taken 1966, North Street, Midhurst
307. PXO973
A Timpson & Sons PXO973, an AEC Reliance with Park Royal Royalist C41C body new in 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 10 June 1965, rear of Depot, 175 Rushey Green, Catford (Plassy Road)
308. PXO974
Timpson, London S.E.6 PXO974, seen at Ascot races, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance which had a Park Royal Royalist C41C body new in 1955. In 1968 it was rebodied with a Plaxton Panorama I C43F body after being acquired by Halifax and numbered 257.
Photo taken Saturday 19 June 1965, Ascot Racecourse
309. RRU901
RRU901 was originally Bournemouth 264 - a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Park Royal B42F body
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 2015, Kirkby Stephen West
310. RRU901
Recently illustrated at the Kirkby Stephen event, RRU901 started out as Bournemouth 96, Leyland Tiger Cub/Park Royal body and is seen here passing the hospital at Kings Park, Bournemouth.
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 1969, Kings Park, Bournemouth
311. RRU903
Preserved Bournemouth 266, RRU903, was one of six Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs with Park Royal B41D bodies new in 1955. It was rebuilt to front entrance only in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 2012, at Brislington
312. RRU903
Bournemouth 266, RRU903, is the preserved Leyland Tiger Cub with Park Royal B41F body, dating from 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2015, Bradley, near Skipton
313. RRU903
I've never seen this form of rear emergency exit before and wonder if it is unique to Bournmouth.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2015, Skipton Coach Street Car Park
314. RRU904
Bournemouth 267, RRU904, was one of six Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs with Park Royal B41D bodies new in 1955. It was rebuilt to B40D in 1956 and to B42F in 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Bournemouth Pier
315. TWJ505
Sheffield 'C' fleet 1205, TWJ505, new in June 1955 was an AEC MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B44F body and is seen outside Manchester Exchange Station on route 48 to Sheffield via Woodhead and Stocksbridge.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 September 1958, outside Manchester Exchange Station
316. TWJ506
Halifax 20, TWJ506, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV110/1 with Park Royal B44F body, new in 1955 to Sheffield JOC as their 1206 and bought by Halifax in 1965.
Photo taken July 1965, Albion Street, Halifax
317. TWJ506
Halifax Corporation 20, TWJ506, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV with Park Royal B44F body, new to Sheffield J.O.C (1206) in 1955, and acquired by Halifax (via North's the dealer of Sherburn) in 1965.
Photo taken 27 February 1968, Brow Lane, Lane Ends, Shibden, Halifax
318. WJO184
WJO184 is a 1955 Park Royal L30/26RD bodied AEC Regent Mk.V MD3RV. New to City of Oxford Motor Service, it saw service with Pinnington of Crook, before coming to Armstrong of Westerhope, as depicted here.
Photo taken Tuesday 24 April 1973, Depot, Westerhope
319. WJO184
City of Oxford L184, WJO184, was the middle bus of a trio of AEC Regent V MD3RVs with Park Royal L30/26R or L30/26RD bodies new in 1955 or 1956, the continued use of exposed radiator was quite unusual. It's seen during an enthusiast tour at Frosterley after sale to Pinnington of Crook, Co Durham.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1970, Frosterley Inn, Front Street, Frosterley, Co Durham
320. WRA12
Booth & Fisher WRA12 is a 1955 AEC Monocoach with Park Royal bodywork. One of a pair, these buses had specially adapted low height bodywork to pass under railway bridges in the area. The bus is preserved at the South Yorkshire Transport Museum.
Photo taken 1996, Sheffield Bus Museum, Tinsley
321. WRA12
Booth and Fisher WRA12 was an example of that relatively rare beast, a Park Royal - AEC Monocoach MC3RV with 45 seat bodywork, new in 1955. It survived long enough to be taken over by South Yorkshire PTE but had been withdrawn prior to the allocation of fleet numbers.
Photo taken Sunday 9 July 1978, Halfway Depot
322. 159JHX
New in 1956 as a demonstrator, 159JHX passed to Chisnell (King Alfred) in August 1958 and is seen in Winchester. It was a Park Royal H37/28R bodied AEC MD2RA Regent V.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, The Broadway, Winchester
323. 949AFC
Goode's Coaches of Wednesbury 949AFC, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal body, new to City of Oxford MS.
Photo taken late 1970, Green Bus Company Garage, Rugeley
324. EPV22
Ipswich 22, EPV22, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956. It was withdrawn in 1974.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Lloyds Avenue, Ipswich
325. EPV24
Rear view of Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Crown Street, Ipswich
326. EPV24
Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Crown Street, Ipswich
327. EPV24
Preserved ex-Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2010, Alton
328. EPV24
EPV24, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H33/28R body new in 1956 to Ipswich as their no. 24
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2012, Marine Parade, Worthing
329. FT9411
Northern General 2169, FT9411, a Guy Arab IV built in 1956 with Park Royal H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1968, Durham Bus Station
330. FT9411
Tynemouth 211, FT9411, was a Guy Arab IV with a Park Royal H35/28R body.
Photo taken Saturday 5 August 1967, near Northumberland Square, North Shields
331. FT9414
Tynemouth 214, FT9414, a 1956 Park Royal bodied Guy Arab IV, is about to be "jumped" by a trio of 1949, formerly Meadows 6DC engined, Guy Arab IIIs.
Photo taken 1960s, the former bus park at North Shields
332. HB8802
By the time of this photograph, Merthyr Tydfil's operational fleets double-deck stock was all PD3s, but a solitary PD2 still survived on driver training duties. This was 87, HB8802, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Park Royal H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken Monday 8 July 1974, Merthyr Bus Station
333. LDP945
Rear view of Reading 98, LDP945, an AEC Regent III from 1956 Park Royal L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2001, AEC Rally, Newark
334. LDP946
Reading 99, LDP946, an A.E.C 6812A Regent III with a Park Royal L27/26RD body, was one of five new in 1956, at Reading Stations.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Stations
335. LKG676
Seen after sale to a Leeds cleaning contracter this AEC Regent V with Park Royal body was originally in the Western Welsh fleet. One of a number bought in 1956, 676, LKG676, carried a highbridge body.
Photo taken Monday 16 September 1974, Armley, Leeds
336. MFN884
G6, MFN884, was one of a quartet of these ex-East Kent Guy Arab IVs with Park Royal H33/28RD bodywork which were bought by Graham's Bus Service, Paisley in 1971. They were also the last in a long line of Guy Arabs both new and second hand.
Photo taken 1971, Graham's Garage, Hawkhead, Paisley
337. MRD146
Preserved former Reading 3, MRD146, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Alton
338. MRD146
Preserved former Reading 3, MRD146, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 2006, Wisley Aerodrome
339. MRD147
Ex-Reading AEC Regent III MRD147
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1982, Leicester City Transport Abbey Park Depot
340. MRD147
Preserved former Reading 4, MRD147, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2011, Alton
341. MRD147
Reading 4, MRD147, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body new in 1956, is now preserved.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Station
342. MUH680
Western Welsh 680, MUH680, was an AEC Regent V fitted with a Park Royal H41/32RD body which was convertible to open top. It was exhibited at the 1956 Commercial Motor Show and was one of the first 30’ long AEC Regent Vs and the first with a fully automatic gearbox.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Cardiff Bus Station
343. MUH680
Leon MUH680 was an A.E.C. LD2RA Regent V new in 1956 as Western Welsh 680 with a Park Royal CO41/32RD body. It had been acquired in 1971 and is seen in Doncaster.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 August 1972, Doncaster
344. PUF635
AA Motor Services DT No.12, PUF635, a Guy Arab IV built in 1956 with Park Royal H31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Troon
345. PUF644
Southdown 544, PUF644, a Guy 'Arab' IV with Park Royal H33/26RD bodywork built in 1956.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 May 1967, Cavendish Place Garage, Eastbourne
346. PUF647
Southdown 547, PUF647, a 1956 Guy Arab IV fitted with a Park Royal H59RD body.
Photo taken 1966, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
347. PUF647
Preserved Southdown 547, PUF647, a 1956 Guy Arab IV fitted with a Park Royal H59RD body.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
348. PUF650
Southdown cars 550, PUF650 and 257, BUF257C, photographed at Pool Valley in April 1967. 550 was a 1956 Guy Arab IV with Park Royal H31/28RD bodywork, and 257 was a 1965 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Northern Counties FH39/26F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1967, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
349. VKR36
Calderdale 363, VKR36, was one of two 1956 lowbridge AEC Regent Vs with Park Royal L30/26RD bodies acquired from Maidstone & District and is seen in the garage.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Millwood Garage, Halifax Road, Todmorden
350. VKR37
Calderdale 364, VKR37, was one of two 1956 lowbridge AEC Regent Vs with Park Royal L30/26RD bodies acquired from Maidstone & District and is seen leaving the garage.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Millwood Garage, Halifax Road, Todmorden
351. VKR39
Ex-M&D Regent V VKR39 was exhibited by South East Coach works as a bus they are in the process of refurbishing.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 2015, South East Bus Festival at Detling
352. VKR39
Preserved Maidstone & District DL39, VKR39, an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal L30/26RD body new in March 1956 was used on the Country Bus Running Day at Sevenoaks and is seen here entering the Bus Station to work a journey to Borough Green Station on route 9.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 2016, Sevenoaks Bus Station
353. VKR39
A rear view of preserved Maidstone & District DL39, VKR39, an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal L30/26RD body new in March 1956, which was used on the Country Bus Running Day and which is seen here in Sevenoaks Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 2016, Sevenoaks Bus Station
354. VKR39
A view, looking forwards, of the upper saloon of preserved Maidstone & District DL39, VKR39, an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal L30/26RD body new in March 1956 which was used on the Country Bus Running Day at Sevenoaks.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 2016, Sevenoaks Bus Station
355. VKR39
A view, looking to the rear, of the upper saloon of preserved Maidstone & District DL39, VKR39, an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal L30/26RD body new in March 1956 which was used on the Country Bus Running Day at Sevenoaks.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 2016, Sevenoaks Bus Station
356. VKR469
Maidstone and District DH477, VKR469, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H59RD body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 21 August 1964, Palace Avenue Bus Station, Maidstone
357. VKR475
Maidstone and District DH483, VKR475, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H59RD body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 23 October 1965, Bishops Way, Maidstone
358. VKR479
Calderdale JOC 362, VKR479, originally Maidstone and District DH487, an AEC Regent V new in 1956 with Park Royal H33/26RD body.
Photo taken summer of 1972, Crossfield Bus Station
359. VKR481
Maidstone and District DH489, VKR481, an AEC Regent V MD3RV with Park Royal H59RD body, the last of a batch of 14 new in 1956
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1961, Palace Avenue Bus Station, Maidstone
360. WJO183
City of Oxford L183, WJO183, was the first of three Park Royal L30/26R bodied A.E.C. MD3RV Regent Vs new in 1956 and is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
361. XTO245
Former Nottingham City Transport 245, XTO245, an AEC Regent V new in 1956 with Park Royal H34/28R body. Appears to be in use as an office/store at the Popular Flying Association Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 8 July 1973, Sywell Aerodrome, near Northampton
362. XTO272
Nottingham were one of the operators of exposed AEC Regent Vs. Seen here is 272, XTO272, a 1956 example with Park Royal bodywork that was basically to the same style as earlier AEC Regent IIIs delivered to Nottingham.
Photo taken 1971, Nottingham
363. XVK147
Newcastle Corporation 147, XVK147, an AEC Regent V MD3RV built in 1956 with Park Royal H34/28R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, opposite Newcastle Central Station
364. XVK154
Newcastle Corporation 154, XVK154, an AEC Regent V MD3RV built in 1956 with Park Royal H34/26R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
365. 159AVK
Morden Street parking area was quite full when this photo was taken featuring Newcastle Transport 159, 159AVK, an A E C Regent V MD3RV built in 1957 with Park Royal L30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken November 1969, Morden Street parking area, Newcastle upon Tyne
366. 165AVK
Newcastle Corporation 165, 165AVK, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal L30/28R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken Oct/Nov 1960, Coast Road/Hollywell Road, Billy Mill
367. 19DRA
Booth and Fisher 19DRA was a 1957 AEC Reliance MU3RV with Park Royal B45F bodywork. Seen at Halfway Depot after withdrawal with a PTE interloper alongside, this vehicle was never allocated a PTE fleet number.
Photo taken Sunday 9 July 1978, Halfway Depot
368. 19DRA
Booth & Fisher, Halfway, 19DRA, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Park Royal B45F bodywork.
Photo taken Garage at Halfway
369. 963AJO
Seen at Oxford's garage at Cowley Road is City of Oxford H963, 963AJO, the last of a batch of eight A.E.C. MD3RV Regent Vs with Park Royal H33/28R bodies new in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Cowley Road Garage, Oxford
370. LST504
At Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness, LST504 was a Park Royal DP41F bodied AEC MU3RV Reliance, new as Highland Omnibuses B10 in December 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
371. MRD144
New in 1957, Reading 1, MRD144, was an A.E.C. 6812A Regent III with a Park Royal L27/26RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
372. MRD145
Reading 2, MRD145 was an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal L27/26RD body new in January 1957, upseated to L31/26RD in 1973.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Broad Street Terminus, Reading
373. MRD146
Reading 3, MRD146 was an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal L27/26RD body new as recently as January 1957, upseated to L31/26RD in February 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Reading Station
374. OWS548
Seen in Cunningham Street, Glasgow is Scottish Omnibuses HH548, OWS548, a Leyland PD2/20 which had a Park Royal L27/29R body, one of twenty new in 1957.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Cunningham Street, Glasgow
375. OWS552
"Are we in Kansas yet? No..about to alight from Eastern Scottish Park Royal/Leyland PD2/20 HH552, OWS552, in Gartloch Road as it speeds into Glasgow on a local service. "Askit" was a favourite advert which occupied the rear panels of many SBG buses at that time. The lop-sided appearance of the rear platform is strange.
Photo taken July 1971, Gartloch Road, Glasgow
376. OWS557
Eastern Scottish HH557, OWS557, a 1957 Leyland Titan PD2/20 with lowbridge Park Royal bodywork rests in Glasgow between shifts.
Photo taken Thursday 21 October 1971, Glasgow
377. OWS566
Scottish Omnibuses HH566, OWS566, was one of twenty Leyland PD2/20s with Park Royal L27/29 bodies new in 1957 and is seen here near Dundas Street Bus Station in Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Cunningham Street, Glasgow
378. PCY546
Smith, Trench PCY546 was acquired in June 1963 from Silvey, Epney and was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B43F body new in 1957. It is seen in Donnington.
Photo taken early 1971, Donnington Garrison Bus Terminus, Wellington Road, Donnington
379. TWY6
A pair of South Yorkshire Road Transport Leyland Titans await their next journey at Pontefract bus station. 79, TWY6, is an enclosed radiator Leyland Titan PD2/30 with a Park Royal lowbridge bodywork and dates from 1957. Parked next to 79 is 74, KWU979, a 1950 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Leyland bodywork
Photo taken January 1968, Pontefract Bus Station
380. TWY6
Seen in Leeds Bus Station is South Yorkshire, Pontefract 79, TWY6, a Park Royal L27/26RD bodied Leyland PD2/20.
Photo taken Saturday 5 September 1959, Leeds Bus Station
381. TWY7
South Yorkshire 80, TWY7, one of two Park Royal L27/26RD bodied Leyland PD2/20s new in December 1957 seen arriving in Leeds Bus Station on the service from Doncaster.
Photo taken Sunday 23 March 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
382. TWY7
South Yorkshire 80, TWY7, a Leyland PD2/20 with Park Royal L27/26RD bodywork which was new in 1957. After withdrawal it was re-registered NNW985A and used for driver-training. It ended up at RAF Coltishall in a rather sorry state but was only scrapped within the last five years.
Photo taken c. 1973, Pontefract Bus Station
383. TWY7
South Yorkshire 80, TWY7, was one of two Park Royal L27/26RD bodied Leyland PD2/20s dating from 1957.
Photo taken circa 1967, Station Road, Selby
384. UFJ296
After the Exeter Corporation fleet was taken over by Devon General, Exeter 56, UFJ296, a Park Royal bodied Guy Arab IV built in 1957, was used as a learner bus and kept the Corporation livery. A green bus amidst Devon General red at Torquay Garage.
Photo taken Monday 22 March 1976, Devon General Torquay Garage
385. VKH668
East Yorkshire 668, VKH668, was a 1957 Leyland Tiger Cub with a Park Royal body. Behind is 641, VKH41, a Willowbrook "Beverley Bar"-bodied AEC Regent V.
Photo taken Saturday 15 August 1964, Filey Bus Station
386. VKH674
East Yorkshire 674, VKH674, a 1957 Albion Aberdonian with Park Royal body. This was the only Aberdonian bought by EYMS.
Photo taken 1994, Sandtoft
387. VKH674
674, VKH674, was East Yorkshire's sole Albion Aberdonian MR11L. It carried a Park Royal B39F body and was allocated to Pocklington depot for use specifically on the narrow lanes in that area.
Photo taken c.1969, Westwood Bus Station, Scarborough
388. VKH674
Preserved East Yorkshire 674, VKH674, an Albion MR11L Aberdonian with a Park Royal B39F body seen at the Hillingdon Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 24 June 1979, Hillingdon
389. VUP762
Northern General 1762, VUP762, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1957 with Park Royal H35/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
390. 4399E
Poole, Alsagers Bank, Staffordshire 4399E, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with Park Royal B41F bodywork from 1958.
Photo taken June 1969, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
391. 80WMH
80WMH, an AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal LD75R body started life as a demonstrator but by 1965 it was in the interesting fleet of G.W.Osborne and Sons of Tollesbury
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
392. 976CWL
The temptation to photograph two adjacent consecutive registrations was too much, resulting in frontal views of 1958 AEC Regents with Park Royal bodies (976CWL and 977CWL), Provincial 68 and 69, which were originally with City of Oxford.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Gosport Ferry Terminal
393. CEO957
Preserved former Barrow Corporation 170, CEO957, a Leyland PD2/40 with Park Royal H33/28R body, the last of a batch of ten which entered service in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, at Blackpool
394. GPV29
Ipswich Corporation 29, GPV29, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/28R body, new in 1958. It lasted in the fleet until 1976.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Electric House, Ipswich
395. GPV30
Ipswich Corporation 30, GPV30, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/28R body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Crown Street, Ipswich
396. LST750
LST750 was a Park Royal DP41F bodied AEC MU3RV Reliance new as Highland Omnibuses B13 in April 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
397. NHE133
Malta Bus Y-0707, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1958 with Debono B45F bodywork from 1977.
Photo taken January 1997, Valletta bus station
398. PFN853
Former East Kent PFN853, a 1958 AEC Regent V with Park Royal FH72F body, now minus its roof and being used as a sightseeing bus in Central London
Photo taken 2002, London Victoria Station
399. PFN858
Former East Kent PFN858, a 1958 AEC Regent V with Park Royal FH72F body, preserved in the colours of Lockeys, St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
400. PFN858
Lockeys of St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham, PFN858, an AEC Regent V of 1958 with Park Royal H40/32F bodywork, new to East Kent.
Photo taken May 1972, Lockey's Garage, St. Helen Auckland
401. RSC658
Smart (contractor) used this A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1958 with Park Royal C41F bodywork as staff transport. Registered RSC658, it had been new as Scottish Omnibuses B658.
Photo taken July 1977, Princes Street, Edinburgh
402. RSC665
Eastern Scottish B665, RSC665, a 1958 AEC Reliance with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken October 1971, Elder Street/St. Andrew Bus Station, Edinburgh
403. UYT41
Martindale of Ferryhill, Co. Durham UYT41, an AEC Reliance from 1958 with Park Royal bodywork, formerly with Birch Bros.
Photo taken April 1971, Martindale's Garage off Durham Road, Ferryhill
404. UYT41
Martindale of Ferryhill UYT41, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1958 with Park Royal B45F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, Martindale Garage off Durham Road, Ferryhill
405. UYT41
Blenkinsop (Scarlet Band), West Cornforth UYT41 was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with Park Royal body B40F body which had been new to Birch Bros. Ltd., London N.W.5 in 1958.
Photo taken Friday 1 August 1969, Station Road, West Cornforth
406. 269DKT
Seen at Hyde Park Corner is Maidstone & District 3269, 269DKT, an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B40F body.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 1974, Hyde Park Corner, London
407. 272DKT
Maidstone and District S272, 272DKT, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP40F body, new in 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 23 October 1965, Bishops Way, Maidstone
408. 277DKT
Preserved former Maidstone and District SO277, 277DKT, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP40F body, new in June 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 2004, Canvey Island
409. 277DKT
Preserved former Maidstone and District SO277, 277DKT, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP40F body, new in June 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 2006, Wisley Aerodrome
410. 282DKT
Maidstone and District SO282, 282DKT, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP40F body, new in 1959
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1961, Palace Avenue Bus Station, Maidstone
411. DHD207
Yorkshire Woollen District 216, DHD207, was an AEC Reliance with a Park Royal B43F body of 1959. Next to it is 152, OWT201, an ex-York-West Yorkshire (YDG88) Bristol K5G of 1939, rebuilt and rebodied in 1955 with this ECW H28/28R body. It was part of a batch of similar vehicles purchased in 1969 to cover a severe shortage of buses at this time.
Photo taken 1969, off Longcauseway, Dewsbury
412. PFN874
Preserved former East Kent PFN874, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal FH40/32F body, new in April 1959
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
413. PFN874
Another East Kent double decker on the internal bus service, AEC Regent PFN874.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, Kent Showground, Detling
414. PFN875
East Kent PFN875, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal FH40/32F body, new in May 1959 and later converted to open top
Photo taken Summer 1975, Hovercraft Terminal near Ramsgate (Pegwell Bay?)
415. PFN876
East Kent PFN876, 'unclothed' at Herne Bay depot, withdrawn for disposal. Overhaul of this vehicle had commenced, but not completed.
Photo taken February 1976, Herne Bay Depot
416. PFN882
PFN882, AEC Regent/Park Royal in the East Kent fleet. Mention has been made of later Regents being used as OMO but PFN882 seems to have been fitted for this method of fare collection. Unfortunately it was impossible to photograph the nearside front so unable to see what alterations were made, or, if indeed it was ever used in service.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1971, Westwood Garage, Ramsgate
417. SBO256
Leaving Carmarthen station whilst on an all-regions railrover, I found this Leyland PSUC with Park Royal B43F body SBO256, ex Western Welsh fleet number 1256 and here Crosville STL256.
Photo taken 1973, Station Approach, Carmarthen
418. SJN636
Southend Bridgemaster 317, SJN636 displaying the Corporation crest in place of the traditional AEC triangle badge on the radiator grille.
Photo taken Thursday 8 August 1963, Southchurch Avenue/High Street, Shoeburyness
419. SJN636
Southend Bridgemaster 317, SJN636
Photo taken Saturday 6 June 1964, Southchurch Road/Bournemouth Park Road, Southend
420. SJN636
Southend Bridgemaster 317, SJN636
421. SJN637
Southend Bridgemaster 318, SJN637, in original condition with the number to one side and the black lining between the blue and cream.
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
422. SJN637
Southend Bridgemaster 318, SJN637
Photo taken May 1962, Bournes Green, Southend
423. SWS702
Eastern Scottish B702E, SWS702, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV from 1959 with Park Royal C41F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Jedburgh Market Place
424. TWN558
A much loved operator in South Wales was Neath & Cardiff Coaches, whose AEC coach TWN558 is seen here. It was an AEC Reliance with Park Royal C41F bodywork, new in September 1959 for use on its Swansea-Cardiff express service.
Photo taken Fitzhamon Embankment, Cardiff
425. UCY837
City, Upminster ran UCY837, an ex-South Wales AEC Bridgemaster as fleet number 507. New as South Wales 1203 in 1959 with a Park Royal H41/31R body it passed to P.V.S. (dlr), Canvey Island in 1969 and to City, Upminster in August 1969 along with four others (RCY 369/372, UCY 838/41).
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 1969, Scratchwood Services
426. VJF213
Record shot of Leicester 213, VJF213, a AEC Bridgemaster B3RA Park Royal H41/31R new in October 1959 during its Sunday rest with a newer companion and older Daimler CSG6-30.
Photo taken Sunday 16 May 1971, Abbey Park Road Depot, Leicester
427. WCG106
AEC Bridgemaster WCG106, new in 1959 to King Alfred and transferred to Hants & Dorset in April 1973 becoming their 2201, as seen here, still in King Alfred green but with the new fleetname.
Photo taken Monday 20 May 1974, Winchester Bus Station
428. WCG106
WCG106 was an AEC B3RA Bridgmaster with Park Royal H45/29R body new to Chisnell (King Alfred) in 1959 which is seen in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, The Broadway, Winchester
429. WCG107
WCG107 was new to Chisnell (King Alfred) in 1959 and was an AEC B3RA Bridgmaster with Park Royal H45/29R body which is seen in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, The Broadway, Winchester
430. WLW42
WLW42 was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal DP43F body and had been new to Birch Brothers, London N.W.5 as fleet number K42 in 1959.
Photo taken early 1971, Shrewsbury, Barkers Gardens(?)
431. XGD775
David MacBrayne 41, XGD775, was an AEC Reliance 2MU3RA, one of a pair with Park Royal B45F bodywork finished by Roe. It had been new in 1959 and, in 1970, passed to Highland Omnibuses who numbered it B44. It was withdrawn in 1976.
Photo taken 1969, Fort William Bus Station
432. XGD776
David MacBrayne 42, XGD776, was the second of two AEC Reliance 2MU3RAs with Park Royal B45F bodies finished by Roe which were new in 1959. In 1970 it passed to Highland Omnibuses who numbered it B45. It was withdrawn in 1976.
Photo taken 1967, Fort William Bus Station
433. 2211MK
In the middle is an AEC Regent III with Northern Coachbuilders L55R body, ECX420, which started life with the Huddersfield Joint Committee and passed in 1963 into the small fleet of Vines of Great Bromley. It was in turn sold later in the year this picture was taken to Silver City of Harlow.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
434. 2211MK
2211MK, an AEC Bridgemaster with Osbornes, Tollesbury, new as a demonstrator in 1960 and acquired by Osbornes in 1961
435. 6698KH
East Yorkshire 698, 6698KH, was an immaculate AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal body of 1960, pausing on the coastal trunk route from Scarborough to Hull.
Photo taken 1961, Filey Bus Station
436. 756KFC
Preserved ex-City of Oxford 756, 756KFC, AEC Reliance/Park Royal B44F, new in October 1960
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2007, Duxford
437. 759KFC
Norfolk's 759KFC, AEC Reliance with Park Royal B44F body, new to City of Oxford as their fleet number 759 in October 1960.
Photo taken October 1974, Colchester Bus Station
438. 783HUP
Venture 218, 783HUP, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1960 with Park Royal B45F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1969, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
439. FHD129
Yorkshire Woollen District 225, FHD129, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal B43F body, new in 1960 as 866.
Photo taken June 1971, Dewsbury Road, Elland
440. NJV995
Grimsby and Cleethorpes 133, NJV995, a 1960 AEC Bridgemaster with rear entrance Park Royal body converted to open top in the 1970s.
Photo taken 1986, Wallace Arnold Gelderd Road Depot, Leeds
441. NJV995
Former Grimsby Cleethorpes 133, NJV995, a 1960 AEC Bridgemaster with rear entrance Park Royal H41/27R body converted to open top in the 1970s.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
442. TFN401
East Kent TFN401, an AEC Reliance/Park Royal DP41F, parked at Russell Street, Dover depot in August 1969.
Photo taken August 1969, Russell Street Depot, Dover
443. TFN419
East Kent TFN419, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP41F body new in 1960, and behind from the same batch, TFN432.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1960, Westminster
444. TFN431
East Kent TFN431, a 1960 AEC Reliance with Park Royal DP41F body, hiding its 11 years in service superbly, passes the foot of Surrey Road, Cliftonville, where I believe, each road had an illuminated sign during the holiday season. A few of the "excursionists" are sufficiently awake to spot the photographer.
Photo taken Saturday 24 July 1971, Eastern Esplanade, Margate
445. TUH363
In the first half of the 1970s, Prance of Cardiff could be relied to send something interesting on a trip to Weston - either ex Scarlet, Minehead AEC Regal III/Harrington KYD151 or this much newer ex Cardiff Corporation AEC Bridgmaster TUH363. TUH363 was new to Cardiff as no 363 in March 1960.
Photo taken 1974, Locking Road Coach Park, Weston-super-Mare
446. TUH365
Cardiff 365 (TUH365), an AEC Bridgemaster B3RA with Park Royal H41/27RD, new in March 1960
Photo taken Thursday 6 January 1972, Cowbridge Road East, Cardiff
447. VET138
Rotherham 138, VET138, an AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal H43/27F body, new in 1960
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1964, Rotherham
448. VJG500
East Kent Road Car Co VJG500, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP41F body at the bodybuilders when new in 1960
Photo taken 1960, London Park Royal Works
449. WCY888
Yorkshire WD 158, WCY888, was an AEC Bridgemaster with a Park Royal H43/29F body dating from 1960. It was formerly South Wales 1208 and acquired in 1969 - one of many to cover a vehicle shortage - but was scrapped in 1973. Note the evidence of impact with an unknown protrusion.
Photo taken 1970, Rishworth Road/Vicarage Road, Dewsbury
450. WCY888
Yorkshire WD 158, WCY888, was an AEC Bridgemaster with a Park Royal H43/29F body dating from 1960. It was formerly South Wales 1208 and acquired in 1969 to help cover a severe vehicle shortage.
Photo taken 1969, Church Street, Dewsbury
451. WFN503
East Kent WFN503 is a 1960 AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Park Royal DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 5 June 1977, Folkestone Harbour Station
452. WHJ430
Southend Bridgemaster 319, WHJ430
Photo taken Victoria Circus, Southend
453. WHJ430
Southend Bridgemaster 319, WHJ430, on route 5A just two weeks before the route was merged with the 3/3A to Benfleet and Canvey - a rescan from the original negative of a photo that has been on the site since August 1999.
Photo taken Sunday 5 April 1964, Acacia Drive/Thorpe Hall Avenue, Southend
454. WHJ430
Southend Bridgemaster 319, WHJ430, on route 5A just two weeks before the route was merged with the 3/3A to Canvey.
Photo taken Tuesday 7 April 1964, Southchurch Road/Bournemouth Park Road, Southend
455. WHJ430
Southend Bridgemaster 319, WHJ430
Photo taken Autumn 1969, High Street, Southend
456. WHJ430
Southend Bridgemaster 319, WHJ430, heads into Southend along Rochford Road on route 7 to Shoeburyness Cambridge Hotel.
Photo taken Rochford Road, Southend
457. WHJ430
Southend purchased six AEC Bridgemasters in order to eliminate the traditional upper saloon lowbridge seating layout. This is 319, WHJ430, a 1960 delivery, at Shoebury Common on a duplicate to the town centre.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Shoebury Common
458. WHJ430
Looking somewhat battered as it was reaching the end of it's service life, Southend Bridgemaster 319, WHJ430, passes Ashingdon Schools on it's way to Rayleigh Station. The Bridgemasters were regular performers on the Saturday Service 7 Journeys which terminated at this location.
Photo taken 1971, Ashingdon Schools
459. WHJ431
Southend Bridgemaster 320, WHJ431, had only been in service about two months when this picture was taken, waiting at Victoria Circus before turning round for the trip to Benfleet.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1960, Victoria Circus, Southend
460. WHJ432
Southend Bridgemaster 321, WHJ432
Photo taken May 1962, Bournes Green, Southend
461. WHJ432
Southend Bridgemaster 321, WHJ432
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1965, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
462. WHJ432
Southend Bridgemaster 321, WHJ432
Photo taken March 1971, SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
463. 217AJF
Preserved ex-Leicester 217, 217AJF, is a 1961 AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal H45/31R body.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Abbey Pumping Station Museum
464. 220CXK
Upminster & District 220CXK, an A.E.C. 2D2RA Regent V with Park Royal H37/31F body.
Photo taken Sunday 5 May 1968, A23, South of Crawley
465. 307TR
Paton Bros 307TR, a Leyland PD2/27 with Park Royal H37/29R which was new to Southampton Corporation in March 1961 as their 307. Patons owned three of these between November 1975 and withdrawal in July 1977.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Paton's Depot, Tower Garage, Ferry Road, Renfrew
466. 311MFC
City of Oxford 311, 311MFC, was an A.E.C. 2B3RA Bridgemaster with a Park Royal H43/29F body seen at the City of Oxford garage. It was one of ten delivered in 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1971, City Of Oxford Garage
467. 4708AT
East Yorkshire 708, 4708AT, was an A.E.C. B3RA Bridgemaster with a Park Royal H45/28RD body seen in Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
468. 6973ND
6973ND, a 1961 AEC Regent MK V with Park Royal body new to A Mayne & Son Clayton Manchester, one of a batch of three delivered in 1961 (6972/3/4 ND). This bus survived converted to a semi open top tourist sightseeing bus but looking nothing like the original vehicle.
Photo taken Stevenson Square, Manchester
469. NCP382
Hebble 192, NCP382, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1961 with Park Royal B43F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
470. NCP382
Hebble 192, NCP382, an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B43F body is seen at the Coliseum Bus Station in Blackpool.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
471. NCP383
A Park Royal B43F body was carried by Halifax Joint Omnibus Committee 319, NCP383, an AEC 2MU3RV Reliance, acquired from Hebble 193, which is seen in Crossfield Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 19 April 1971, Crossfield Bus Station
472. VET138
Rotherham 138, VET138, a 1961 AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal bodywork leaves Doncaster on the joint route to Sheffield.
Photo taken Thursday 15 April 1971, Doncaster Southern Bus Station
473. WFN513
East Kent WFN513, a 1961 AEC Reliance with Park Royal dual purpose bodywork. East Kent bought many examples of Park Royal bodywork for their saloons, many of them to a style unique to East Kent.
Photo taken 1997, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
474. XCY797
At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet, a trio of former South Wales Transport AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RAs with Park Royal H43/29F bodies. YCY797 had been their 1217 (renumbered 876 in 1970) new in 1961 and had come to North's direct from SWT. XWN161 had been SWT's 1214 new in 1960 and had been exhibited at the 1960 Commercial Motor Show entering service in 1961, but had passed to Yorkshire Woollen as its 156 in 1969.
Photo taken July 1972, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
475. XWN161
Yorkshire Woollen District 156, XWN161, a 1961 Park Royal H43/29F bodied AEC Bridgemaster 2B3RA about to turn into Dewsbury Bus Station during October 1970. The bus had been new to South Wales Transport as it's 1214 & was acquired by Yorkshire with a few others in 1969 to help alleviate a vehicle shortage at the time.
Photo taken Oct 1970, Aldhams Road, Dewsbury
476. YCY799
South Wales 1219, YCY799, one of seven Park Royal H43/29F bodied AEC Bridgemasters new in 1961
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Ravenhill Depot, Swansea
477. YET940
Rotherham Corporation 140, YET940, an AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal H43/27FD body, new in 1961
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Bridge Street, Rotherham
478.
2xxAJB, AEC Regent V / PR H41/32F, 1962. New to AERE, Harwell, later owned by Ede, Par, Cornwall.
Photo taken Sunday 16 March 1997, St.Leonard's, Dorset
479. 221DRY
Leicester 221, 221DRY, a 1962 AEC Bridgemaster with rear entrance Park Royal bodywork. This bus was withdrawn in 1971 after just 9 years service.
Photo taken 1960s, Leicester
480. 243AJB
Standing in the rain at Oxford Bus Museum is 243AJB. This preserved AEC Regent V was once used for staff transport by the the Atomic Energy Research Establishment at Harwell.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 January 2014, Oxford Bus Museum
481. 264ERY
Guide Friday 264ERY, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 built in 1962 with Park Royal O41/33R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1982, Stratford-upon-Avon
482. 265ERY
Leicester City Transport 265, 265ERY, 1962 Leyland PD3A/1/Park Royal H41/33R on hire to Blackburn.
Photo taken Saturday 3 June 1978, Darwen Circus
483. 316AOW
Southampton 316, 316AOW, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/29R bodywork new in 1962
Photo taken 1974, Shirley Depot, Southampton
484. 318AOW
The angular lines of former Southampton 318, 318AOW, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/29R body which entered service on May 1st, 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
485. 324NJO
Sampson, Cheshunt 324NJO was an A.E.C. 2B3RA Bridgemaster with a Park Royal H40/25F body which had been new as City of Oxford 324 in 1962 and was seen arriving at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1976, Wembley Stadium
486. 3654NE
Manchester Corporation 54, 3654NE, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/12 with Park Royal C36F body built in 1962 with another of the same batch behind, photographed on a damp August day.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Piccadilly, Manchester
487. 3658NE
Manchester 58, 3658NE, a Leyland PSUC1/12 Tiger Cub with Park Royal DP38D body in Airport livery at Cannon Street.
Photo taken Thursday 29 October 1964, Cannon Street, Manchester
488. 399UP
399UP was an AEC Reliance 4MU3RA with Plaxton Highway body new to OK Motor Services in 1962. It has been captured here by the AEC photographer with a healthy load of passengers. The sheer number of these along with the style of them makes me think these were not 'ringers' but genuine passengers.
Photo taken 1962, Clyde Terrace, Spennymoor
489. 417DHO
City of Oxford 607, 417DHO, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal DP41F body new in 1962, one of eight acquired from Aldershot & District in 1970 seen at Gloucester Green Bus Station in Oxford.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1971, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
490. 4710AT
East Yorkshire AEC contrasts. 785, CKH785C, was a Park-Royal bodied Renown, flanked by Bridgemaster 710, 4710AT, now wearing the transitional NBC-style livery shortly before EYMS lost its distinctive identity.
Photo taken circa 1973, Ferensway Bus Park, Hull
491. 527FN
East Kent 527FN, AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Park Royal C46F body, new in July 1962.
492. 532FN
East Kent 532FN, an AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Park Royal C46F body, new in 1962 - in case you're wondering 2U3RA means a 36ft Reliance 590 ("2U"), with syncromesh gearbox ("3"), right hand drive ("R") and air brakes ("A").
Photo taken Thursday 21 May 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
493. 616BWB
Sheffield Transport 12, 616BWB, a Leyland Leopard L1 built in1962 with Park Royal B45F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1973, Pond Street Bus Station
494. 657BWB
Delivered to the Sheffield C fleet in 1962, this Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 originally carried a Weymann body. This was burnt out in 1968 and a Park Royal body was fitted, the standard Sheffield style at the time of rebuilding. 1357, 657BWB, stands at Lodge Moor Sheffield the site of the terminus of the first Sheffield motor bus route in 1913. The bus was taking part in the centenary celebrations of the route in 2013.
Photo taken Sunday 12 May 2013, Lodge Moor
495. 7552MX
AEC Renown demonstrator 7552MX on test with Halifax Corporation in April 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 30 April 1964, George Street, Halifax
496. 7552MX
AEC Renown demonstrator 7552MX on loan to Halifax Corporation, the last day of the loan period from 27th April to 10th May
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Lee Bank Road, Lee Bridge, Halifax
497. 7552MX
AEC Renown demonstrator 7552MX pictured while on loan to Hebble from late June to early July 1964.
Photo taken June/July 1964, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
498. 7552MX
AEC Renown, 7552MX, demonstrator at Queensbury on a Hebble Halifax Bradford service, whilst on loan to Hebble
Photo taken June/July 1964, Queensbury
499. 7552MX
From right to left: Premier Travel, Cambridge 322NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford's 322; Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator; partly visible is Eastern Counties LM621, ENG121C, a Bristol MW5G with ECW B45F body new in 1965.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
500. 7552MX
Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator, about to be overtaken by Premier Travel 323NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford 323.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
501. 8071ML
G.W. Osborne of Tollesbury AEC Renown, 8071ML with Park Royal H44/31F body which joined the Osborne fleet in late 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
502. 8071ML
AEC brought out the lowheight Renown chassis as a replacement for the poor selling Bridgemaster in 1963. AEC built two pre-production examples in 1962 as demonstrators. One of these was 8071ML with front entrance Park Royal body; when new this bus spent several months on loan to the country area of London Transport. Alongside is Stockport Corporation 71, KJA871F, a 1968 Leyland Titan PD3/14 with East Lancs bodywork carrying GMT livery and fleet number 5871.
Photo taken August 1981, Harrogate
503. 8071ML
Former demonstrator, G.W. Osborne of Tollesbury AEC Renown, 8071ML with Park Royal H44/31F body which joined the Osborne fleet in late 1963.
Photo taken Colchester (?)
504. 9716AT
I was surprised to come across East Yorkshire 716, 9716AT, an AEC Bridgemaster 2B3RA built in 1962 with Park Royal H43/29F bodywork at United's Bishop Auckland depot and assumed it was there simply for disposal surrounded as it was by a number of out of service vehicles from the United fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 17 July 1976, United Depot, Morland Street, Bishop Auckland
505. 9724AT
East Yorkshire 724, 9724AT, an AEC Bridgemaster 2B3RA built in 1962 with Park Royal H43/29F bodywork. The driver was heading off for a break after arriving at Scarborough bus station.
Photo taken September 1973, Scarborough Bus Station
506. 9724AT
East Yorkshire 724, 9724AT, was an AEC Bridgemaster 2B3RA with Park Royal H43/29F bodywork which had been new in June 1962. It was withdrawn in 1974.
Photo taken c.1969, Westwood Bus Station, Scarborough
507. 9725AT
Ex East Yorkshire Motor Services 725, 9725AT, a 1962 AEC Bridgemaster 2B3RA with Park Royal H43/29F body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 May 2017, North Bay, Scarborough
508. YJG807
East Kent YJG807, a 1962 AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
509. YJG808
East Kent YJG808, an AEC/PRV 72-seat forward entrance Bridgemaster new in 1962.
Photo taken August 1968, Biggin Street, Dover
510. 130DDA
West Midlands PTE 130N, 130DDA, a Guy Arab V 6LW built in 1963/4 with Park Royal H41/31F bodywork. New to Wolverhampton and unrepainted.
Photo taken April 1972, Bilston Street Depot, Wolverhampton
511. 211JUS
Smith, Barrhead 211JUS, an A.E..C. 3B3RA Renown with Park Royal H43/32F body is seen in Paisley on the Nitshill service. This later passed, together with its companion 212JUS, to Barton, Chilwell when the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society ceased bus operation and sold the Smith's enterprise to Western S.M.T.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Paisley
512. 212JUS
Barton Transport 1116, 212JUS, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H43/32F body, new to Smith's (SCWS), Barrhead in 1963. Posed in the doorway of Barton's Ilkeston depot on an enthusiasts' visit, this was one of a pair acquired from Smith's - the other being 1115 (211JUS).
Photo taken Summer 1972, Ilkeston
513. 264ERY
264ERY is a Park Royal bodied Leyland PD3A/1, new to Leicester City Transport in January 1963 and withdrawn in November 1977. It was sold to Guide Friday Tours of Stratford upon Avon in January 1978 and converted by Willowbrook to an open top layout. It entered service with Guide Friday in April 1978 and worked until 2000. The LTHT acquired it in June 2011. It is seen passing Renown CBC921
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2014, Car Park at National Space Museum
514. 306ECY
Former South Wales 884, 306ECY, was an AEC Renown with Park Royal H39/32F body, built in 1963. In 1975 it was bought by Black Prince, Morley, Leeds for local contract work.
Photo taken 1975, Asda supermarket, Morley, Leeds
515. 322NJO
From right to left: Premier Travel, Cambridge 322NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford's 322; Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator; partly visible is Eastern Counties LM621, ENG121C, a Bristol MW5G with ECW B45F body new in 1965.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
516. 323NJO
Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator, about to be overtaken by Premier Travel 323NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford 323.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
517. 329RJO
Bedlington & District 329RJO (formerly City of Oxford 329) an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H38/27F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Summer 1977, Lintonville Terrace, Ashington
518. 335AOW
Southampton 335, 335AOW, Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with Park Royal H37/29R body, new in January 1963, under restoration.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Medstead Station
519. 335AOW
Southampton 335, 335AOW, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with Park Royal H37/29R body, new in January 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2014, Anstey Park, Alton
520. 3744RH
East Yorkshire 744, 3744RH, an A E C Bridgemaster 2B3RA built in 1963 with Park Royal H43/29F bodywork. Standing out amongst the crowd and making a good impression.
Photo taken March 1975, Hull
521. 3746RH
East Yorkshire 746, 3746RH, a 1963 AEC Brigemaster with Park Royal front entrance body. This was one of the last Bridgemasters built as the chassis was superseded by the Renown in the same year.
Photo taken 1998, Piece Hall, Halifax
522. 3746RH
The East Yorkshire AEC Bridgemaster 746, 3746RH, now in the USA was once an active restored vehicle, restored to full EYMS livery.
Photo taken Sunday 25 October 1992, Swales Moor Hotel, Halifax
523. 3749RH
East Yorkshire 749, 3749RH, an AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal body of 1963.
Photo taken 1968, Templar Street, Leeds
524. 476FCG
Aldershot & District 476, 476FCG, a AEC Reliance 4MU4RA with Park Royal C49F body new in 1963.
Photo taken Thursday 21 May 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
525. 6542FN
East Kent RCC 6542FN, an AEC Reliance 2U3RA / Park Royal C49F of 1963.
Photo taken 1973, Battersea Wharf
526. 6544FN
East Kent 6544FN, an AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Park Royal C49F body, new in 1963
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
527. 6546FN
East Kent Road Car 6546FN, an AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Park Royal C49F body, new in 1963. The photo captures the transition to NBC uniformity, East Kent were reluctant in the early days to toe the party line.
Photo taken Summer 1973, Battersea Wharf, London
528. 7552MX
An April Fools Day 1971 visit to Cambridgeshire independent Burwell & District Motor Services revealed some interesting vehicles. 7552MX is a former AEC demonstrator AEC Renown/ Park Royal H39/32F new in 1963 and acquired by Burwell in September 1965.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
529. 91FXD
Birch Bros K91, 91FXD, one of six Leyland PSU3/4R Leopards new in 1963 with Park Royal C49F bodies seen in Pancras Road at the London terminal of routes 203 and 203M.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 1969, Pancras Road, London Kings Cross
530. 9962SF
Eastern Scottish BB962, 9962SF, was to be the only AEC Bridgemaster in the fleet, with a Park Royal H41/29F body, delivered in April, 1963.
Photo taken 1965, St. Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh
531. 9963SF
Eastern Scottish BB963A, 9963SF, an AEC Renown 3B3RA from 1963 with Park Royal H42/32F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Dalkeith Bus Station
532. VDB964
Ex North Western 964, VDB964. New in 1963 this AEC Renown has been bodied by Park Royal and is seen in Crosville colours
Photo taken 1971, Northwich
533. VDB981
Crosville DAA516, VDB981, a 1963 AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H42/32F bodywork originally North Western 981
Photo taken Saturday 15 September 1973, Mann Island, Liverpool
534. 240AJB
This Park Royal bodied AEC Regent V, 240AJB, has a Park Royal body and was one of a number bought by the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority for staff transport at Harwell in 1962. This one was seen in Huddersfield in the mid nineties.
Photo taken mid 1990s, Huddersfield
535. 342TJO
City of Oxford AEC Renown 342, 342TJO, a 1964 model with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken 1993, Greenhead Park, Huddersfield
536. 350HWE
Hebble 622, 350HWE, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H38/32F, new in 1964 to Sheffield "C" fleet as no. 1150, passing through Northowram on the way to Halifax.
Photo taken early 1971, Bradford Road, Northowram
537. 428KOV
West Midlands PTE 3428, 428KOV, Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1964 with Park Royal H43/33F bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham where it was photographed.
Photo taken April 1977, Corporation Street
538. 595LCG
King Alfred 595, 595LCG, an AEC Renown 3B2RA083 with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
539. 595LCG
Preserved King Alfred 595, 595LCG, an AEC Renown 3B2RA083 with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964.
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
540. 595LCG
Preserved King Alfred 595, 595LCG, an AEC Renown 3B2RA083 with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2011, Alton
541. 595LCG
Rear view of preserved King Alfred 595LCG, an AEC Renown with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964.
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, FOKAB Running Day Winchester
542. 596LCG
King Alfred 596, 596LCG, an AEC Renown 3B2RA083 with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964, now owned by FOKAB (Friends of King Alfred Buses).
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
543. 596LCG
King Alfred 596LCG, an AEC Renown 3B2RA083 with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964, now owned by FOKAB (Friends of King Alfred Buses).
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
544. 596LCG
King Alfred 596, 596LCG, an AEC Renown with Park Royal H44/31F body new in June 1964, now owned by FOKAB (Friends of King Alfred Buses).
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2012, The Broadway, Winchester
545. 596LCG
King Alfred AEC Renown 596, 596LCG, with Winchester Cathedral in the background
Photo taken Wednesday 1 January 2014, The Broadway, Winchester
546. 9757RH
East Yorkshire 757, 9757RH, a 1964 AEC Renown with Park Royal bodywork, numerically the first Renown for East Yorkshire.
Photo taken 1971, Hull Bus Station
547. 9762RH
East Yorkshire Motor Services 762, 9762RH, one of a batch of ten AEC Renown 3B3RAs with Park Royal H42/32F bodywork which were new in March 1964. 762 was withdrawn in 1977.
Photo taken late 1960s, Ferensway Bus Station, Hull
548. AFN596B
JDW AEC Reliance / Park Royal AFN596B, ex East Kent.
Photo taken June 1978, Old Cattle Market, Ipswich
549. AFN598B
Berresford purchased a selection of vehicles from East Kent between 1977 and 1979. One of these was AFN598B and AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Park Royal C49F bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1981, Berresfords Depot, Cheddleton
550. AFN771B
East Kent AFN771B, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal body from 1964.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Canterbury Bus Station
551. AFN775B
East Kent AEC Regent V AFN775B new in 1964
Photo taken January 1977, Canterbury Bus Station
552. AFN781B
East Kent AEC Regent Mk V, registered AFN781B, on a wet- looking March 1978 day in Canterbury.
Photo taken Monday 20 March 1978, Rose Lane, Canterbury
553. AJA120B
North Western 120, AJA120B, an AEC Renown with Park Royal H42/30F, new in November 1964.
Photo taken 1967, off Wood Street, Stockport
554. ANF161B
ANF161B was a Leyland Panther Cub with Park Royal B43D body new to Manchester in 1964. It is seen here in Wakefield Bus Station whilst operating for Cooper Brothers, South Kirkby, one of the partners in the United Services.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
555. ANF162B
Manchester 62, ANF162B, a Park Royal bodied Leyland Panther Cub seen on test in Leyland before delivery.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 October 1964, Thurston Road/Hough Lane, Leyland
556. AWB982B
Sheffield 982, AWB982B, a 1964 Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal bodywork. Alongside is a Sheffield Transport Leyland Leopard with Alexander body.
Photo taken 1973, Pond Street Bus Park
557. BND868C
Manchester Corporation 68, BND868C, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Park Royal B43D body new in 1964
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street/Piccadilly Bus Station
558. BPT512B
Stockton-on-Tees Corporation A2, BPT512B, a Leyland Atlantean with Park Royal H41/33F body, new in 1964
Photo taken October 1964, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees
559. BPT512B
Teesside Municipal Transport A2, BPT512B, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1964 with Park Royal H41/33F bodywork.
Photo taken February 1970, Norton High Street
560. EPT908B
Stockton Corporation A8, EPT908B, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1964 with Park Royal H41/33F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1968, Newport Road, Middlesbrough
561. NZE623
In 1964 CIE placed in service a number of Leyland Titan PD3A/6 with Park Royal bodywork in service. These were partially rebuilt from redundant Leyland Tiger PS1 saloons using their engine and gearbox. These were the last "live gearbox" double deckers to enter CIE service. R914, NZE623 loads in central Dublin in 1976. These buses proved unpopular with crews and were withdrawn before the earlier Titans with semi-automatic gearboxes
Photo taken October 1976, Dublin
562. RCN687
Northern General 2087, RCN687, an AEC Routemaster built in 1964 with Park Royal H41/31F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1973, Hartlepool Bus Station
563. BJX131C
Hebble 131, BJX131C, an A E C Reliance 2MU4RA built in 1965 with Park Royal DP39F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
564. BJX132C
Caelloi Motors BJX132C a 1965 AEC Reliance/Park Royal DP39F, originally Hebble 132.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 August 1977, Pwllheli Bus Station (Maes)
565. BND873C
Grenda Bus Services, Melbourne 30, LTO-508, was a Leyland Panther Cub with a Park Royal B43D body which had been new as Manchester 73, BND873C and which passed to Selnec on 1st November 1969 becoming number 28.
Photo taken May 1976
566. BND874C
Manchester Corporation Leyland Panther Cub 74, BND874C, with Park Royal 43 seat dual door bodywork, new in 1965.
Photo taken July 1999, Rochdale Town Hall
567. BND874C
Manchester were early purchasers of the rear engined Leyland Panther and its smaller brother the appropriately named Panther Cub. 74, BND874C, is a 1965 Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2011, Rowsley
568. BON514C
Birmingham 3514, BON514C, a Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal H72F body from 1965 sits at the former tram service 2 terminus at Erdington with the conductor having a break, before setting off for the City centre
Photo taken August 1968, Sutton Road, Erdington
569. CKH775C
East Yorkshire MS 775, CKH775C, an A E C Renown 3B3RA built in 1965 with Park Royal H40/30F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Bus Station, Bridlington
570. CKH777C
East Yorkshire 644, VKH44, a 1956 AEC Regent V with Willowbrook body - the famous Beverly Bar roof is clearly seen. Alongside is 777, CKH777C, a 1965 AEC Renown with front entrance Park Royal body while the roof contour is not as pronounced as on 644 there is still a distinct inward taper to the upper deck
Photo taken 1993, Trans Pennine Rally Halifax
571. CKH786C
East Yorkshire 786, CKH786C, an A.E.C. 3B3RA Renown with a Park Royal H40/30F body seen in Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
572. CKH787C
A contrast in liveries on these two East Yokshire AEC Renowns with Park Royal bodywork. 787, CKH787C, in standard NBC poppy red dates from 1965. 763, 9763RH, a 1963 model carries the short lived NBC blue scheme in something approximating to EYMS house style.
Photo taken 1975, Ferensway Bus Park, Hull
573. CTT23C
One of the buses in service at the Coventry running day was CTT23C, an AEC Reliance with Park Royal B39F body which entered service with Devon General as their number 23 in 1965.
Photo taken Monday 2 January 2017, Coventry City Centre
574. CTT511C
Devon General 511, CTT511C, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H40/29F body new in May 1965
Photo taken Summer 1965, Terminus behind Torquay Marina
575. CTT513C
Devon General 513, CTT513C, a 1965 AEC Regent V with Park Royal body of the style associated with fellow BET company East Kent.
Photo taken 1994, off Charlestown Road, Halifax
576. CUV17C
London Transport XA17, CUV17C, one of a evaluation batch of 50 Leyland Atlanteans with Park Royal bodies which entered service in 1965
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1966, Belgrave Road, London Pimlico
577. CUV30C
London Transport XA30, CUV30C, one of a evaluation batch of 50 Leyland Atlanteans with Park Royal bodies which entered service in 1965
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1966, London Trafalgar Square
578. CUV53C
Ex-London Country XF3, CUV53C, one of 8 Daimler Fleetlines with Park Royal H41/31F bodies, bought in 1965 (along with 50 Atlanteans, the XA class) as a trial by London Transport of front-entrance/rear-engine bus operation.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
579. DAU353C
Nottingham 353, DAU353C, seen here in central Nottingham was an AEC Renown with Weymann H39/31F body.
Photo taken Saturday 27 March 1965, Long Row West, Nottingham
580. DJG620C
Twenty-six A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliances with Park Royal C49F bodies were delivered to East Kent between March and June 1965. Numbered 8620 in May 1977, DJG620C was withdrawn later in the year and passed to Ebdon, Sidcup in June 1978. It was seen in Butterwick at Hammersmith whilst working a rail replacement service for London Transport.
Photo taken Sunday 4 February 1979, Butterwick, Hammersmith
581. DJG628C
Ex-East Kent AEC Reliance/Park Royal DJG629C at Brentwood station on the route to Collier Row.
Photo taken Brentwood Station
582. DJG629C
Ex-East Kent AEC Reliance/Park Royal DJG629C as Bordabus BA3 at (probably) Collier Row, on the service to Brentwood via Harold Hill.
Photo taken Collier Row
583. FPT582C
Northern General 2112, FPT582C, an AEC Routemaster built in 1965 with Park Royal H41/31F bodywork. Parked in the back streets of Middlesbrough close to the old bus station.
Photo taken August 1967, Park Street, Middlesbrough
584. GUP501C
Stockton Corporation S1, GUP501C, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1965 with Park Royal B43D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Transporter (North Side), Port Clarence
585. KTD551C
Leyland Atlantean/Park Royal demonstrator KTD551C being tried out by Southend Corporation in mid-1967 - it was given temporary fleet number E8 while in service with Southend.
Photo taken June 1967, London Road, Southend
586. KTD551C
Taken on a very wet and soggy early evening in Dewsbury, with the Town Hall as a backdrop is ex-demonstrator KTD551C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Park Royal H41/33F body in the fleet of Woods of Mirfield.
Photo taken 1971, Dewsbury
587. KTD551C
Leyland Atlantean demonstrator KTD551C on loan to Halifax Corporation.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 June 1967, Bradshaw Terminus, Halifax
588. KTD551C
Leyland Atlantean demonstrator KTD551C on hire to Kippax & District, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Park Royal H41/33F body, new in January 1965
Photo taken June 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
589. KTD551C
Another shot of Leyland Atlantean demostrator KTD551C at Bradshaw whilst on loan to Halifax.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 June 1967, Bradshaw Terminus, Halifax
590. KTD551C
Depicted on these pages before, this is KTD551C, the Park Royal bodied Leyland 'Atlantean' demonstrator, seen whilst on hire to Eastbourne Corporation. It was to be 1971 before Atlanteans finally entered service with Eastbourne.
Photo taken Tuesday 17 January 1967, Decoy Drive, Hampden Park, Eastbourne
591. KTD551C
Leyland demonstrator KTD551C was the Park Royal-bodied Atlantean seen on loan to Kippax & District Motors.
Photo taken June 1965, St Peter's Street, Leeds
592. NZE623
Coras Iompair Eireann R914, NZE623, a Leyland Titan PD3A/6 built in 1965 with Park Royal/CRV H41/33R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1975, Dublin
593. GAT813D
East Yorkshire 813, GAT813D, an A E C Renown 3B3RA built in 1966 with Park Royal H38/30F bodywork. Weighing some 8tons 6cwt, this decker was only a fraction heavier than the Panthers delivered that year at around 8ton 3cwt.
Photo taken May 1972, Bridlington Bus Station
594. GAT818D
One of six former East Yorkshire AEC Renowns that came to Northern General's Tynemouth subsidiary in 1972 is 3209 GAT818D. By the time this picture was taken, the bus was carrying the NBC style yellow livery of the Tyne and Wear PTE and Northern fleetnames, and is seen at Percy Main depot.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 1976, Percy Main Depot, North Tyneside
595. GAT821D
In 1972 following receipt of new buses, Northern General's Tynemouth subsidiary sold 20 1963-67 built Daimler Fleetlines to East Yorkshire to help with that operators OMO conversion programme. In return Tynemouth received 6 Park Royal bodied AEC Renown double deckers formerly East Yorkshire 817-822 with matching GAT-D registrations. GAT821D is seen at Worswick Street bus station in Newcastle with Routemaster 2124 FPT594C alongside.
Photo taken March/April 1973, Worswick Street Bus Station, Newcastle
596. GJG641D
East Kent GJG641D was an A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliance with a Park Royal C49F body seen turning from Buckingham Palace Road into Semley Place as it approaches Victoria Coach Station in London.
Photo taken Monday 31 May 1971, Semley Place entrance, London Victoria Coach Station
597. GJG737D
Northumbria MS, 73 GJG737D, an A E C Regent V 2D3RA built in 1966 with Park Royal H40/32F bodywork.
Photo taken mid/late 1980s, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees
598. GJG739D
Preserved East Kent 7739, GJG739D, an A.E.C. 2D3RA Regent V with a Park Royal H40/32F body new in January 1966 is seen here laying over in Suffolk Way, Sevenoaks whilst being used on the Country Bus Running Day from Sevenoaks Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 2016, Suffolk Way, Sevenoaks
599. GJG747D
An ex-East Kent Regent, GJG747D, parked by Hyde Park in London on 20th June 1987. The livery, advertising a double glazing firm, and the clothes and luggage left in the bus, suggest that it might have been with a youth group or similar.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1987, London Hyde Park
600. GJG750D
Preserved former East Kent GJG750D, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H40/32F body, new in February 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 2006, Wisley Aerodrome
601. GJG753D
Ex-East Kent Regent GJG753D was photographed at Chingford in March 1988, where it might have delivered a party visiting the southern end of Epping Forest.
Photo taken Saturday 19 March 1988, Chingford Station
602. GJG757D
East Kent GJG757D, a 1966 AEC Regent V with Park Royal body
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
603. GRY60D
GRY60D, new in 1966 is Leicester 60, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with Park Royal 74 seat body.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1987, Approaching the Wythall Transport Museum, possibly Church Lane
604. GRY64D
The Leyland Titan PD3 was synonymous with Leicester in the sixties. The last examples with Park Royal bodywork entered service in 1966. 64, GRY64D, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 en route to Eyres Monsall in 1979, the year prior to its withdrawal.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1979, Leicester
605. JLA42D
London Transport XA42, JLA42D, a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with Park Royal H41/31F body at the Hackbridge terminus of route 234.
Photo taken London Hackbridge
606. LWB137D
Sheffield Transport 137, LWB137D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 built in 1966 with Park Royal H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1970, Sheffield Bus Station
607. MO5152
Forest Coachlines, Sydney m/o5152 was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther built in 1966 with a Park Royal B41D body and is seen at Roseville.
Photo taken Friday 11 August 1972
608. GJG737D
East Kent 7737, GJG737D, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H40/32F body, seen in the bus station in Canterbury.
Photo taken Tuesday 23 June 1981, Canterbury
609. GJG753D
East Kent 7753, GJG753D, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H40/32F body, seen near the bus station in Canterbury.
Photo taken Tuesday 23 June 1981, Canterbury
610. GJG754D
Rear view of East Kent 7754, GJG754D, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H40/32F body, seen in the bus station in Canterbury.
Photo taken Tuesday 23 June 1981, Canterbury
611. JCS819F
JCS819F was an Albion VK43AL Viking wiith a Park Royal Royalist C41F body belonging to Cooper, Gilesgate Moor and was seen in Midland Road, Kings Cross in London. Only six of this body design were built, all on Albion VK43AL chassis, this being the first to be built, and was new to Clyde Coast, Saltcoats in December 1967. Four went to Red House Garage, Coventry (KHP778/9E, KHP894/5E) in March and May 1967 and one to Hirst, Holmfirth (UWU448F) in March 1968.
Photo taken Saturday 26 September 1970, Midland Road, London Kings Cross
612. MFN946F
MFN946F, preserved East Kent 1967 AEC Regent V 2D3RA with Park Royal H72F bodywork is seen here at the 2007 Worthing Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2007, Marine Parade, Worthing
613. MFN946F
Now preserved but in 1971 hard at work, MFN946F, AEC Regent on Margate sea front on its way to Birchington (Minnis Bay).
Photo taken Saturday 24 July 1971, near Clock Tower, Sea Front, Margate
614. MFN951F
East Kent MFN951F, a 1967 AEC Regent V 3D2RA with Park Royal bodywork seen in service with Northumbria as a driver trainer
Photo taken 1996, off Charlestown Road, Halifax
615. NKH854F
East Yorkshire 854, NKH854F, a Daimler CRG6LX with a Park Royal H39/29F body seen in Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
616. TWE20F
Hardwick’s, Snainton TWE20F was an AEC Swift with Park Royal B49D body new as Sheffield 20.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 April 1972, Westwood Bus/Coach Station, Scarborough
617. VUP911F
Delivered in 1967 this Park Royal bodied Leyland Panther was S11, VUP911F, in the Stockton fleet, one of a batch of 10.
Photo taken Thursday 24 July 1969, Middlesbrough Exchange
618. HVM823F
Dual chassis sourcing continued on Manchester's flagship Mancunian models introduced in March 1968. The Atlanteans grabbed the limelight but there were also Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXs slightly later with similar Park Royal H45/28D bodies - 2001-48, HVM801F etc. HVM823F was new in their second month, June 1968, and had gained SELNEC Central livery when photographed with its new owner in 1973 in the southern suburbs, still as 2023.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, Wilmslow Road, Fallowfield, Manchester
619. HVM901F
Manchester Corporation 1001, HVM901F, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Park Royal H45/28D body, new in March 1968. HVM901F has been preserved.
Photo taken Errwood Road, Levenshulme
620. HVM901F
Manchester Corporation pionered purpose built one man operated double deckers. The first of their "Mancunians" entered service in 1968. 1001, HVM901F, is a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Park Royal body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
621. HVM904F
Manchester 1004, HVM904F, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal H45/28D+23 bodywork.
Photo taken July 1970, Victoria Station approach, Manchester
622. HVM907F
After a time as General Manager at Bolton, Ralph Bennett moved to a similar position with Manchester and this resulted in orders for forty-eight Daimler Fleetlines and forty-eight Leyland Atlanteans with Park Royal bodies of a most attractive and impressive style which resurrected the name "Mancunian" previously used for a pre-war Crossley double deck model. This view of 1007, HVM907F, taken in Cannon Street in Manchester, shows the rear end of one of the PDR1/1 Atlanteans with H45/28D bodies new in April 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Cannon Street, Manchester
623. HVM921F
Manchester abandoned their red with cream band livery for flagship Mancunian models delivered in the twenty months from March 1968. Identical fleet numbers were allocated on passing to SELNEC Central in November 1969. I was pleased four years later to secure a photo of 1021, HVM921F, in original colours.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, Corporation Street/Miller Street, Manchester, near Victoria Station
624. JDC119F
Teesside Municipal Transport A19, JDC119F, seen in Stockton High Street was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with a Park Royal H41/33F body, the first of three new in April 1968, being the balance of the Stockton 1967 order (the others being Panthers VUP905-914F).
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Stockton High Street
625. JDC120F
Stockton Corporation A20, JDC120F, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal H41/33F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1968, High Street, Stockton
626. JKG505F
Cardiff 505, JKG505F, a Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal H42/33F body, new in Jan/Feb 1968.
Photo taken c. Oct 1971, Cardiff Bus Station
627. JTJ667F
Fishwick 1, JTJ667F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Park Royal bodywork was built in 1968 as a Leyland demonstrator, and purchased by Fishwick's in 1969. When built it was B48D+22 but was converted to single door.
Photo taken Thursday 6 April 1978, Fishwick's Depot, Tuer Street, Leyland
628. KOX773F
My first adult visit to Birmingham with a camera, and I found this high level view onto Station Street showing the distinctive bus stops alongside 3773, KOX773F, on service 24 to Warstock with the "From City" displayed. The khaki roof can be seen from this height. Plenty of interest if the bus is a bit too standard for some of us!
Photo taken August 1968, Station Street, Birmingham
629. MAT826F
East Yorkshire 826, MAT826F, a 1968 Park Royal bodied Daimler Fleetline, one of East Yorkshire's first batch of rear engined deckers.
Photo taken 1971, Collier Street, Hull
630. NKH852F
East Yorkshire MS 852, NKH852F, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1968 with Park Royal H39/29F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1975, parking area adjacent to Ferensway Bus Station, Hull
631. NKH857F
East Yorkshire 857, NKH857F, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1968 with Park Royal H39/29F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Bridlington Bus Station
632. PNW358G
Seen at Leeds Bramley depot are examples of the first and last batches of single door Leyland Atlanteans delivered to Leeds. Nearest the camera is 358, PNW358G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal 78 seat bodywork while parked alongside is 334, CUB334C, a 1965 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 MkII with Weymann bodywork.
Photo taken Tuesday 15 June 1976, Bramley Depot
633. PNW363G
Leeds CT 363, PNW363G, was one of their Park Royal bodied Atlantean PDR2's introduced in 1968. After WYPTE takeover it transferred to Bradford District in 1978, returned to Leeds in 1980 and was withdrawn in 1981.
Photo taken 1969, Bridge Street/Templar Street, Leeds
634. PNW364G
Leeds City Transport 364, PNW364G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal bodywork. This batch of buses were the only substantial batch of Leeds double deckers with Park Royal bodies.
Photo taken October 1968, Tong Road, Armley
635. PNW369G
West Yorkshire PTE 369, PNW369G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal H45/33F body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1968.
Photo taken The Corn Exchange, Vicar Lane, Leeds
636. PNW375G
Leeds City Transport 375, PNW375G, a 1968 Park Royal bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1.
Photo taken Late 1970s, Vicar Lane, Leeds
637. PNW378G
Leeds 378, PNW378G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with 78 seat Park Royal bodywork passes along Vicar Lane in bright sunshine.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 June 1978, Vicar Lane, Leeds
638. RFN953G
East Kent Daimler Fleetline RFN953G left the work to its older brethren and remained parked at the rally site.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, Kent Showground, Detling
639. TWE127F
Sheffield bought AEC Swifts with Park Royal bodywork for both the corporation A fleet and the JOC B fleet. The latter were single door buses seating 53. Originally 1027, TWE127F, in the JOC fleet was delivered in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 July 1973, Pond Street Bus Station
640. TWE22F
Sheffield 22, TWE22F, an A E C Swift 2P2R built in 1968 with Park Royal B47D bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Pond Street Bus Station
641. TWE22F
Hardwick's Services, Scarborough, TWE22F, an A E C Swift 2P2R built in 1968 with Park Royal B47D+24 bodywork. This had been new as Sheffield 22 and was one of several operated by the WA subsidiary in the Scarborough area.
Photo taken May 1972, Westwood, Scarborough
642. TWE29F
Sheffield Transport 29, TWE29F, an AEC Swift 2P2R with Park Royal B49D bodywork, which was new in July 1968 and one of 22 similar vehicles supplied to Sheffield that year, working the City Clipper service 500.
Photo taken c.1973, Pond Street Bus Station
643. UWU448F
Great Horton Taxis, Bradford UWU448F, an Albion Viking VK43AL with Park Royal Royalist C41F body, new to G. B. Hirst, Holmfirth in 1968.
Photo taken Summer 1974, Great Horton Road, Bradford
644. UWU448F
Great Horton Taxis, Bradford UWU448F, an Albion Viking VK43AL with Park Royal Royalist C41F body, new to G. B. Hirst, Holmfirth in 1968. A slightly later view than the previous one, after its owner had repainted it into a rather insipid white and beige livery.
Photo taken late 1976, Great Horton Road/Old Road, Bradford
645. VML5G
R.T.I.T.B. 20, VML5G, a Leyland PDR2/1 Atlantean with a Park Royal H47/32D body seen at the R.T.I.T.B. at High Ercall.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1973, High Ercall
646. VUP910F
Teesside Municipal Transport S10, VUP910F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal B48D+22 bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Church Road, Stockton
647. VUP911F
Teesside Municipal Transport S331, VUP911F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal B48D+22 bodywork.
Photo taken August 1974, High Street, Stockton
648. WWB193G
Sheffield 193, WWB193G, seen on loan to Halifax Corporation in December 1968. It was a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal H47/32D body, new in October that year.
Photo taken December 1968, Warley Town Lane, Warley Town, Halifax
649. WWB194G
South Yorkshire PTE 594, WWB194G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal H47/32D bodywork
Photo taken April 1980, Pond Street, Sheffield, opposite the bus station
650. BWB543H
Sheffield quickly adopted the two door layout for one man operation. Seen on the Pond Street bus park is 543, BWB543H, a 1969 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 July 1973, Pond Street Bus Park
651. BWB566H
Sheffield Transport 566, BWB566H, a Leyland PDR2/1 with Park Royal H43/33F bodywork new in October 1969, stands in the bus station.
Photo taken c.1973, Pond Street Bus Station
652. LNA259G
Following the initial batch of Mancunians on Leyland Atlantean chassis, Manchester's followed up with a mix of Atlanteans and Daimler Fleetlines with similar bodywork. Seen in Manchester Piccadilly bus station is Fleetline 2059, LNA259G, dating from 1969. It is still in Manchester livery but is devoid of insignia following the advent of the PTE.
Photo taken 1970, Piccadilly, Manchester
653. LNA289G
Manchester 2089, LNA289G, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Park Royal H47/28D body was seen in Parker Street bus station in Manchester.
Photo taken Saturday 12 April 1969, Parker Street Bus Station, Manchester
654. NNB584H
Selnec 2125, NNB584H, a Daimler CRG6LXB with Park Royal 'Mancunian' H47/28D body was one of forty-four which were new between December 1969 and February 1970. They were all delivered new to SELNEC but in Manchester livery with fleetname and coat-of-arms.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Lever Street/Piccadilly, Manchester
655. NOV862G
West Midlands PTE 3862, NOV862G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1969 with Park Royal H43/29D bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham.
Photo taken April 1977, Bull Street, Birmingham
656. PBC107G
Leicester bought their third and last batch of Leyland Atlanteans in 1969. These were Park Royal bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1s to a style pioneered by Sheffield. 107, PBC107G, is seen here in the centre of Leicester.
Photo taken Friday 8 October 1982, Leicester
657. PRJ312G
"Salford" 3158, PRJ312G, a Leyland PDR1A/1 Atlantean with a Park Royal H43/29D body seen in Victoria Bridge Street outside Victoria Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, outside Victoria Bus Station, Salford
658. RAT868G
East Yorkshire 868, RAT868G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1969 with Park Royal H39/29F bodywork. Parked at Bridlington bus station beneath a display of places served with some West Yorkshire REs and an MW also visible.
Photo taken May 1972, Bridlington Bus Station
659. RAT872G
East Yorkshire 872, RAT872G, was a Daimler CRG6LX with Park Royal H39/29F bodywork, one of a batch of seven delivered in May 1969 which featured the less exaggerated version of the 'Beverley Bar' roof. 872 outlived its sisters by several years, finally being withdrawn in January 1991 and sold in June 1992.
Photo taken c.1969, Collier Street, Hull
660. RFN953G
Preserved East Kent RFN953G, Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Park Royal H39/33F body, new in May 1969
Photo taken Saturday 16 February 2008, Hawkhurst
661. RFN953G
Preserved East Kent RFN953G, a Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal H39/33F body, new in May 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 16 February 2008, turning into High Street, Hawkhurst
662. RFN954G
East Kent were one of the last BET companies to opt for rear engined chassis. Seen after conversion to opentop and sale to Guide Friday is RFN954G, a 1969 Park Royal bodied Daimler Fleetline.
Photo taken 1998, Cambridge
663. SKB684G
Liverpool 2014, SKB684G, a Bristol RELL6G built in 1969 with Park Royal B45D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Old Haymarket, Liverpool
664. SKB695G
After two batches of Leyland Panthers, Liverpool next rear engined saloons were Bristol REs. Twenty five were delivered in 1969 just before the corporation became the major constituent of Merseyside PTE. 2025, SKB695G, a Bristol RELL6G is seen in Warrington in 1977 by which time it was based at the St Helens depot of the PTE
Photo taken 1977, Bold Street, Warrington
665. SOE886H
Citybus, Hong Kong, D7 CC7217, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX-33 built in 1969 with Park Royal H47/33D bodywork.
Photo taken July 1981, Hong Kong
666. SUB429G
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 1029, SUB429G, an AEC Swift 5P2R with Park Royal B48D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1969.
Photo taken 1982, Wade Lane, Leeds
667. SUB437G
Leeds AEC Swift 1037, SUB437G, with Park Royal bodywork, one of fifty bought in 1969 sits in Leeds bus station next to Bradford 433, PKW433J, a 1970 Daimler Fleetline with Alexander body.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 May 1974, Leeds Central Bus Station
668. SUB444G
Leeds City Transport 1044, SUB444G, AEC Swift with Park Royal bodywork bought in 1969
Photo taken October 1972, Central Markets, Kirkgate
669. WWJ234G
Sheffield Corporation Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal bodywork 234, WWJ234G, dating from 1969.
Photo taken January 1970, Castlegate, Sheffield
670. EGN258J
Malta Route Bus A-3315, an A E C Swift 4MP2R built in 1970 with Park Royal B46F bodywork.
Photo taken Malta
671. EGN292J
Malta 2709, EBY589, an A E C Swift 4MP2R built in 1970/1 with Park Royal B46F bodywork.
Photo taken Monday 16 May 2011, Valletta Bus Station, Malta
672. ONF876H
GM Buses 1188, ONF876H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal H47/28D body, new in 1970 to SELNEC PTE (Central Division).
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1983, Newton Street, Manchester
673. SOE967H
Osbornes SOE967H, Daimler Fleetline / Park Royal H47/33D, ex-West Midlands, one of a batch of nearly 100 delivered in late 1969, early 1970.
Photo taken October 1980, Colchester Bus Station
674. SWK73J
West Midlands PTE 1073, SWK73J, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1970 with Park Royal H45/27D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, Pool Meadow bus station, Coventry
675. TOB997H
Partridge TOB997H, Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX / Park Royal H47/33D, ex-West Midlands PTE, new in April 1970.
Photo taken 1982, Ranelagh Road, Ipswich
676. UNW205H
Leeds bought one batch of single deck Daimler Fleetlines in addition to large numbers of AEC Swifts in order to spread one man operation in the late sixties and early seventies. The Fleetline dated from 1970 and carried Park Royal bodywork. 1205, UNW205H, passes East End Park in 1971 while out of service.
Photo taken Friday 25 June 1971, East End Park
677. UNW206H
Leeds City Transport 1206, UNW206H, a 1970 Park Royal bodied Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB/36. One of 30 similar vehicles, it is carrying the early version of the WYPTE livery which would date the photo to the mid 70s.
Photo taken mid 1970s
678. UNW208H
Leeds City Transport 1208, UNW208H, Daimler Fleetline SRG6LXB with Park Royal B48D body, new in 1970.
Photo taken 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
679. UNW208H
As well as 150 AEC Swifts with bodywork by Park Royal, Roe and MCW, Leeds also bought thirty Daimler Fleetline saloons also with Park Royal bodywork. Like many single deck Fleetlines they seem to suffer from poor weight distribution. 1208, UNW208H, sits in Leeds bus station in the early days of the PTE.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 September 1975, Leeds Bus Station
680. UNW230H
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 1230, UNW230H, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LXB with Park Royal B48D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1970.
Photo taken 1982, Briggate, Leeds
681. XHE752J
Yorkshire Traction 752, XHE752J, a 1971 Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal body. 752 one of a trio of similar vehicles that YTC received as a result of the ending of the Sheffield-British Rail JOC agreement.
Photo taken 1974
682. EGN443J
London Transport bought many AEC Merlins and Swifts in the late sixties and early seventies. After a less than satisfying experience with them, they were quickly withdrawn and sold. SMS443, EGN443J, is a 1971 Park Royal bodied AEC Swift is seen at the Trans Pennine Rally in Harrogate in the early 1980s.
Photo taken August 1981, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
683. HWJ700J
Appleby operated a variety of chassis and body combinations on their Scarborough sea front service. One of the more unusual vehicles was former Sheffield Daimler Fleetline 700, HWJ700J, a dual entrance example with Park Royal bodywork dating from 1971.
Photo taken 1997, Corner Cafe, North Bay Promenade, Scarborough
684. JGF196K
Stevensons of Uttoxeter, 45 JGF196K, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB built in 1971 with Park Royal H44/29F bodywork. Formerly London Transport DMS196, it had been withdrawn just before it was 8 years old.
Photo taken August 1981, Uttoxeter Bus Station
685. JPA121K
Preserved ex Green Line RP21, JPA121K, AEC Reliance with Park Royal C45F body, new in 1971
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Alton
686. RNA236J
SELNEC PTE 2236, RNA236J, a 1971 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB with Park Royal bodywork to the ground breaking "Mancunian" design.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
687. RNA236J
SELNEC PTE 2236, RNA236J, a 1971 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 11 August 2013, Brislington Park & Ride
688. YOX83K
West Midlands PTE 4083, YOX83K, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1971 with Park Royal H43/33F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1980, West Midlands
689. JGF388K
London Transport DMS388, JGF388K, Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal H44/24D body, new in June 1972.
Photo taken 1972, Cenotaph, London Whitehall
690. JGF407K
China Motor Bus of Hong Kong XF4, CD4245, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6 built in 1972 with Park Royal H44/29D+26 bodywork. Originally registered JGF407K, London Transport DMS407, one of many DMSs exported to Hong Kong and arrived in 1980 and was withdrawn in 1991.
Photo taken July 1981, Central Bus Station, Hong Kong
691. JPA133K
Green Line, RP33, JPA133K, AEC Reliance with Park Royal body leaves Windsor for London Victoria.
Photo taken Sunday 30 April 1978, High Street, Windsor
692. JPA179K
Berresfords JPA179K a 1972 AEC Reliance 6U2R/Park Royal DP45F originally Green Line RP79.
Photo taken May 1983, Buxton Road, Great Moor, Stockport
693. JPA179K
Berresfords acquired a trio of London Country RP class AEC Reliance 6U2R's in 1980/81. Two of them (JPA14K/JPA159K) had DP49F bodywork by Park Royal but JPA179K the former RP79 had been downseated to DP45F.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1981, Berresfords Depot, near Cheddleton
694. JPA190K
Preserved London Country/Green Line RP90, JPA190K, an AEC Reliance 6U2R7685 with Park Royal DP45F body, new in April 1972.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
695. JPA190K
Former London Country RP90, JPA190K, a 1972 AEC Reliance 6U2R with 45-seat Park Royal bodywork, now with the London Bus Museum at Cobham. Here in Brentwood High Street, one of the visiting vehicles in the 2014 Ensignbus Vintage Running Day. RPs appeared here when new in 1972 on Green Line 721, between the demise of the RCLs and the advent of the LNC Leyland Nationals.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 2014, High Street, Brentwood
696. JPL174K
New to London Country in 1972 was this Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Park Royal dual door body AN74, JPL174K. In 1990 it was one of a pair bought by Black Prince in whose colours it is seen here
Photo taken 1991, Vicar Lane, Leeds
697. MLK445L
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, MLK445L, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB built in 1972 with Park Royal bodywork. New as London Transport DMS445 with H44/24D layout.
Photo taken July 1980, Bishop Auckland Market Place
698. EOF275L
Coastal Red EOF275L, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX / Park Royal H43/33F, seen here on Clacton Circular route 50, with route adverts on the bus, in competition with Eastern National.
Photo taken July 1987, Clacton
699. RCN101N
Gateshead Interchange with ex Gateshead and District Leyland Atlantean/Park Royal RCN101N now sporting Tyne And Wear PTE livery and fleet number 3275.
Photo taken Saturday 29 January 1983, Gateshead Interchange