SCT '61 Photo Index
Roe
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1. TF2018
South Lancashire 10, TF2081, one of ten Guy BTX with Roe L29/26R bodies new in August 1930 is seen at Atherton. The overhead moves into the centre of the road under the bridge whilst the trolleybus keeps to the nearside because of reduced clearance. This is one which had been rebuilt by Bond, Wythenshawe 1950/1.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Howe Bridge Station, Leigh Road, Atherton
2. TF2075
South Lancashire Transport 4, TF2075, on the one way circuit in Atherton High Street. This was one of the least rebuilt of the original fleet of Guy BTX trolleybuses with Roe L27/26R bodies dating from 1930 and was caught on the last Saturday of trolleybus operation.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, High Street, Atherton
3. TF2081
A rear view of South Lancashire 10, TF2081, a Guy BTX with a Roe L29/26R body new in August 1930 seen at Atherton.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Howe Bridge Station, Leigh Road, Atherton
4. TF818
Lancashire United 202, TF818, a 1930 Leyland Lion LT1 with Roe bodywork, now in the care of the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society.
Photo taken August 1991, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
5. TF818
Seen at the refreshment stop in Crawley on its way to Brighton was ex-Lancashire United 202, TF818, a Leyland LT1 Lion new in 1930 with a Roe B30F body, which was taking part in the H.C.V.C. run. Next to it is ex-Leeds 139, ANW 682 on its first rally outing after restoration.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977, Crawley
6. TF5797
South Lancashire 18, TF5797, was a Guy BTX with a Roe L29/26R body new in May 1931 rebuilt by Bond, Wythenshawe in 1950/1 which was seen at Swinton Church.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Swinton Church
7. UG1030
Southend 248, UG1030, was an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body, new to Leeds in 1932 (fleet number 43) and bought second hand by Southend in 1946.
Photo taken Southend
8. UG1032
Leeds Corporation 45, UG1032, an AEC Regent with Roe body, seen here on loan to London Transport in the winter of 1940/1. In 1946 it was sold to Southend Corporation, becoming number 249 in the fleet
Photo taken London Marylebone Road/Baker Street
9. YG2465
Kippax & District 11, YG2465, a petrol engined AEC Regal dating from 1932, was fitted with this Roe B32F body in 1938 and is in a tight spot at Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
10. TJ2969
South Lancashire Transport 42, TJ2969, dating from 1933 was from the third batch of Guy trolleybuses, in this case a BT with Roe L24/24R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Spinning Jenny Street, Leigh
11. TJ3332
A rear view of South Lancashire 44, TJ3332, one of sixteen Guy BT with Roe L22/26R bodies which were new in September 1933. It is seen at Spinning Jenny Street, Leigh and appears not to have an upper deck emergency exit.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Spinning Jenny Street, Leigh
12. ANW682
Leeds 139, ANW682, AEC Regent/Roe H30/26R seen here at Brighton after restoration work had been completed. The bus, one of a batch of 31 petrol engined vehicles (127-157), dates from September 1934.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977, Madeira Drive, Brighton
13. ANW682
Leeds 1934 AEC Regent with Roe 56 seat body, now owned by Keighley Bus Museum Trust Ltd. Fleet no. 139, reg. no. ANW682.
Photo taken Sunday 10 April 2005, new Riverside Museum, Garage and Workshop, Keighley
14. ANW682
ANW682 was in use by Leeds Trades Council for Trade Union Week and is seen on Millgarth Street Car Park in Leeds. It is an A.E.C. 661 Regent new as Leeds 139 on 1st September 1934 with a Roe H28/26R body. The petrol engine was soon replaced and on 11th January 1935 it re-entered service having been fitted with a diesel engine, the batch of 127-157 being similarly dealt with between 21st November 1934 and 28th March 1935. The seating was later altered to H30/26R and the body was rebuilt by East Lancs, Bridlington in 1947/8. Initially withdrawn from service in 1950, 139 was re-instated in November 1953 for tramway replacement and finally withdrawn from service on 30th June 1954.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 September 1958, Millgarth Street Car Park
15. ANW682
The upper saloon of Leeds 139, ANW682, a 1934 A.E.C. 661 Regent with a Roe H30/26R body, showing the roof sticks, the exposed lighting and the single skin roof.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977
16. ANW682
The upper saloon of Leeds 139, ANW682, a 1934 A.E.C. 661 Regent with a Roe H30/26R body, showing the roof sticks, the exposed lighting and the single skin roof. The single mirror was fitted at a low level to ensure the conductor signalled using the bell push at the top of the staircase, rather than by unorthodox means.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977
17. ANW696
Burrows 73, ANW696, seen in Leeds Bus Station was an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body new as Leeds City Transport (153) in 1934 and acquired from them in November 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 10 March 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
18. HD5124
Yorkshire Woollen District 281, HD5124, was a Leyland TD3 new in 1934 with a Roe H24/24C body. It is seen here in Queen Street, Leeds after it had been rebodied with a new Roe H31/25R body in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 4 August 1956, Queen Street, Leeds
19. HE6320
Yorkshire Traction bought twenty Dennis Lancets in 1934, nineteen with Roe and one with Metro Cammell B32F bodies. HE6320, one of the Roe bodied ones, numbered 407, went on loan, along with seven others, to Northern Ireland Road Transport Board in 1941, returning in March 1942. It was fitted with a Gardner 5LW engine in February 1946 and was withdrawn in 1951. It passed to Jones (showman), Castlethwaite and was last licensed in June 1960. It is seen here at Hunslet Feast.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 August 1958, Hunslet Leeds
20. AUM407
Mayne, Droylesden AUM407, ex-Leeds 164, was an AEC Regent with a Roe H30/26R body and was one of five dating from 1935. The body, fitted in 1946, replaced the original English Electric H30/26R body and it is seen here operating the service to Kershaw Lane, Audenshaw having been acquired by Mayne in August 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 10 April 1958, Newton Street, Manchester
21. AUM417
The Leeds tram service to Half Mile Lane (14) had been withdrawn in October 1953 and seen in Stanningley Road, at Bramley Town End on a peak hour short working, is 174, AUM417, an A.E.C. Regent with a Roe H30/26R body which had been new in 1935.
Photo taken Thursday 22 July 1954, Stanningley Road, Bramley Town End
22. AUM422
Leeds City Transport 179, AUM422, was an AEC Regent originally with Roe H30/26R body of 1935, seen here after conversion to a tree lopper in 1955.
Photo taken 1964, Street Lane, Moortown
23. AUM433
AUM433, an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body was new as Leeds City Transport 190 in June 1935. After withdrawal it passed to Wallace Arnold in June 1951 and saw service with subsidiary Hardwick, Scarborough until January 1956 when it was returned to Leeds for disposal. It is seen here at Wallace Arnold's Sayner Road garage in Leeds.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 January 1956, Chadwick Street, Leeds
24. AUM439
Burrows 71, AUM439, was acquired in April 1951 from Leeds City Transport (196) when 16 years old. An AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body it is seen in Leeds Bus Station in company with one of the Bristols and on the right a Kippax & District Leyland bodied PD2/1.
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
25. HL6633
West Riding, Wakefield took delivery of thirty-three Leyland TS7c buses in 1935 with Leyland B32F bodies, being numbers 397-429. 407, HL6633, seen here in Leeds Central Bus Station, was one of fifteen which were rebodied with new Roe B32F bodies between August 1948 and November 1949, this one dating from February 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 31 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
26. JV3329
On driver training duties 52, JV3329, retained its Grimsby livery when seen outside the depot. This 1935 Roe H26/22C bodied AEC Regent was withdrawn later in 1958.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 April 1958, Victoria Street South, Grimsby
27. UG1030
Four of the second-hand AEC Regents brought in the 1940s, parked in the Corporation yard ready for disposal, probably in 1952. They are 248, 250 (ex-Leeds UG1030/UG1033), 246 (ex-Nottingham TV6747) and 249 (ex-Leeds UG1032).
Photo taken c.1952, Corporation Yard, Southend
28.
A photo of one of Hunters of Seaton Deleval pre war Leyland TS7s rebodied by Chas Roe with Darlington style centre entrance bodies, possibly either 10, JR 4901, a Leyland TS7 new in 1936 with a Burlingham C33F body and rebodied with a Roe B39C body in 1953, renumbered 20 and withdrawn in June 1961 or 11, JR 6600, a TS7 with Burlingham C33F body from 1937 and rebodied Roe B39C in 1954, renumbered 21 and withdrawn in 1962.
Photo taken 1962, Seaton Delaval
29. BHL880
West Riding 679, BHL880, was a Leyland TS7 dating from 1936 and was originally registered VH 8802 as County Motors 52. It was rebuilt and fitted with the Roe B32F body and then re-registered before entering service with West Riding in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 22 April 1957
30. DUB926
DUB926, Leyland TD4c/Roe H31/25R new in December 1936 as Leeds 72 had the torque converter removed in June 1937 along with the rest of the batch (66-75) between then and December, and a conventional gearbox fitted.
Photo taken Saturday 8 December 1956, Lowfields Road, Leeds
31. HL7516
West Riding 442, HL7516, a Leyland TS7c with Roe B32F body new in 1936 seen here in Leeds Central Bus Station was to last until November 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
32. HL7520
West Riding 446, HL7520, a 1936 Leyland TS7c with Roe B34F body seen in Leeds Bus Station in June 1959 still carrying its original body which had been reconditioned in 1948 and upseated from 32 to 34 in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 13 June 1959, Leeds Central Bus Station
33. HL7537
Hayes, Horsforth HL7537 was a Leyland KPZ2 Cub with Roe B24F body new to West Riding in 1936 as number 463. It passed to Hayes in May 1949, was withdrawn in October 1955 and used thereafter for staff transport for Hayes' Ford agency.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 June 1957
34. HL7538
West Riding 464, HL7538, a 1936 Leyland Cub KPZ2 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 2008, Harrogate
35. HL7681
West Riding 53, HL7681, was one of the five additional vehicles (51-55) to augment the original tram replacement fleet of 1-50. 51-55 were new in 1936 and were Leyland TD4c with Roe H26/22C bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
36. DT9084
Former Doncaster Corporation 10, DT9084, a Bristol JO5G with Roe B32F body, one of a batch of three new in 1937. It was withdrawn in 1949 and sold to Kildare Coaches of Carcroft.
Photo taken August 1961, Garvic Fair
37. FNW707
FNW707 is here seen in Wakefield Bus Station with Bingley, Kinsley operating the service thence to South Elmsall, a short working of the service to Doncaster. Originally Leeds 307, it was new in October 1937 and is a Leyland TD5 with Roe H31/25R body, being withdrawn by Leeds in January 1950, passing to Bingley in January 1952 and being withdrawn in January 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
38. FNW719
Leeds 400, FNW719, AEC Regent/Roe "Pullman" H31/25R was a 1937 Commercial Motor Show model which entered service in December 1937, was withdrawn on January 31st 1956, and is seen here in Infirmary Street shortly before withdrawal.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 January 1956, Infirmary Street, Leeds
39. FNW727
Leeds City Transport 236, FNW727, is seen, whilst in use on learner duties, in the yard at the rear of Bramley Garage in Henconner Lane.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1956, Bramley Garage
40. HE8235
Yorkshire Traction 582, HE8235, was a Leyland TD5 new in December 1937 with a Roe H29/25R body and is seen leaving Barnsley Bus Station. It was scrapped by Yorkshire Traction in January 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1956, Barnsley Bus Station
41. HL8233
West Riding 500, HL8233, the last of a batch of thirty-one Roe B32F bodied Leyland TS7s new in 1937 passing the West Riding Offices and Garage at Belle Isle.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Barnsley Road, Belle Isle, Wakefield
42. HL8494
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is West Riding, Wakefield 217, HL8494, an A.E.C. O661 Regent, the second of a pair new to Bullock, Featherstone in November 1937, with Roe L24/24R bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 29 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
43. JX5729
Barton 628, JX5729, a Leyland TD5 with a Roe L27/26R body, new as Hebble, Halifax 151 in November 1937, was acquired in November 1950 and entered service in March 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959, Chilwell
44. CTF423
Lancashire United 114, CTF423, a 1938 Leyland Tiger TS8 with Roe B30F bodywork. The bus carries headlamp masks and white edging to guard rails and mudguards to simulate wartime coditions. LUT did not use roller blinds but had a system of drop in stencils which were backlit in the dark
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2008, Bolton Abbey
45. CWX671
Keighley West Yorkshire was a joint undertaking between Keighley Corporation and West Yorkshire Road Car which ran local and long distance services from the town. The buses were standard Tilling Group vehicles with one or two unusual variations on the theme. One such example of the unusual in the Keighley fleet was this 1938 Bristol K5G which was rebuilt and rebodied by Roe after the second world war. KDG26 (Keighley Double Decker Gardiner), CWX671.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 2009, Harrogate
46. DTC264
South Lancashire 57, DTC264, a Leyland TTB3 or TTB4 with a Roe H35/29R body new in July 1938 is seen in Leigh.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, King Street/Spinning Jenny Street, Leigh
47. DTC265
South Lancashire added six more trolleybuses in 1938 and 58, DTC265, a Leyland TTB3 or TTB4 with a Roe H35/29R body new in July 1938 was caught at Four Lane Ends, Bolton.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Four Lane Ends, Bolton
48. DTC266
South Lancashire Transport 59, DTC266, a Leyland TTB3 or TTB4 (sources vary) with Roe H35/29R body new in 1938. One of six new that year it is seen at Howell Croft bus station in Bolton on the last Saturday of operation.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Howell Croft Bus Station, Bolton
49. GNW702
GNW702, ex-Leeds 19, Leyland TS8/Roe B36R entered service in June 1938. After withdrawal in December 1954 it was converted by C.H.Roe for use by Leeds Welfare Services and was withdrawn in October 1960.
Photo taken Monday 2 January 1956, Hunslet Road, Leeds
50. GNW704
Leeds 21, GNW704, a Leyland TS8/Roe B36R photographed at Bramley Town End on one of the two routes which required single deck vehicles.
Photo taken Monday 1 November 1954, Bramley Town End, Leeds
51. GNW704
Seen in Walter Street, Kirkstall is Keeling, Kirkstall GNW704 which was a Leyland TS8 with a Roe B36R body, one of eight new to Leeds in June 1938.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 August 1955, Walter Street, Kirkstall
52. GNW707
Seen at the Greenthorpe terminus in Pudsey Road, of the route from there to Long Causeway is Leeds 24, GNW707, one of eight Leyand TS8s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1938. It will pass under a low bridge in Henconner Lane and over a weak bridge at Kirkstall during its journey. Withdrawn on 29th April 1955, it passed to A. Brownridge, Leeds in July and then to Musgrave Motors, South Kirkby in September 1956 and was withdrawn in August 1959, passing to North (dealer), Leeds in October.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1955, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
53. GNW708
At Cockshott Lane, Bramley, about to turn left into Stanningley Road, on its way from Meanwood to Wortley, is Leeds 25, GNW708, one of eight Leyland TS8s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1938.
Photo taken Sunday 14 November 1954, Cockshott Lane, Bramley
54. GNW709
The last of eight Leyland TS8s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1938, seen at Bridge Road, Kirkstall, Leeds 26, GNW709, is on the route from Meanwood to Wortley.
Photo taken Sunday 27 February 1955, Bridge Road, Kirkstall, Leeds
55. GUA782
GUA782 was a Leyland Titan TD5 with Roe H31/25R body, new as Leeds City Transport no. 316 in 1938.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1966, OK Motor Services depot, Bishop Auckland
56. GUA791
Leeds City Transport 266, GUA791, an AEC Regent with Roe H31/25R body of 1938. It was transferred to the learner fleet in 1956 and renumbered 6 in 1958. Next to it is 407, JUG640, Regent III Roe H31/25R of 1947.
Photo taken 1963, Torre Road Depot yard
57. GUA802
Leeds City Transport 277, GUA802, an AEC Regent with Roe body, built in 1938. Withdrawn in 1956, it became Learner Bus 8 as seen, but was scrapped in 1963.
Photo taken 1963, Sovereign Street Depot yard, Swinegate
58. HL8494
West Riding 217, HL8494, was a Roe L24/24R bodied AEC Regent acquired with the Bullock business in 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 September 1958, Central Bus Station, Leeds
59. BDT134
Doncaster Corporation 368, BDT134, was a Karrier E6 with Roe H32/28R body new in 1939. It was sold for scrap in November 1957.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Doncaster
60. CWX681
West Yorkshire DG36, CWX681, was new as 393 in 1939 and was a Bristol K5G with E.C.W. CL24/24R body. It was rebodied with the Roe L27/28R body seen here in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 13 May 1956, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
61. DPT848
Sunderland District 159, DPT848, is a Leyland Tiger TS8 with Roe B32F bodywork. It was new to the SDO in 1939 and was withdrawn in 1954.
Photo taken c.2007, Bents Park, South Shields
62. HL9060
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are West Riding 531, HL9060 together with 543, HL9072 and 544, HL9073, which were, respectively, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body, and two Leyland TS8c models with Roe B32F bodies, all being new in 1939.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, Leeds Bus Station
63. HL9067
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is West Riding, Wakefield 538, HL9067, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body new in February 1939.
Photo taken Saturday 24 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
64. HL9073
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are West Riding 531, HL9060 together with 543, HL9072 and 544, HL9073, which were, respectively, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body, and two Leyland TS8c models with Roe B32F bodies, all being new in 1939.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, Leeds Bus Station
65. HUM408
Former Leeds 1939 built AEC Regent / Roe H56R 113, HUM408, is seen operating for the Central Electricity Generating Board en route to Skelton Grange power station.
Photo taken Saturday 7 March 1959, Hunslet Road, Leeds
66. HUM410
HUM410 was new in December 1939 and was one of twenty A.E.C. O661 Regents with Roe H31/25R bodies, HUM401-420, new between December 1939 and March 1940 . Originally numbered 115 it became number 4 in the learner fleet in November 1956 and continued as such until October 1963.
Photo taken Monday 21 April 1958, Bramley Garage
67. HUM412
Leeds 117, HUM412, AEC Regent/Roe H31/25R photographed at Beeston on the first day of operation after buses had replaced trams on this route.
Photo taken Sunday 20 November 1955, Beeston
68. JX6903
Halifax 21, JX6903, a 1939 AEC Regent with Roe H31/25R body seen outside Crossfield Bus Station. It had been number 70 until the 1952 renumbering scheme.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 October 1956, Broad Street, alongside Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
69. EPT696
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor EPT696 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland TD7 new in 1940 as Sunderland District 173 which was acquired by April 1955 and which was scrapped after withdrawal in March 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
70. HL9809
New in May 1940 with a Roe L24/24R body, HL9809 was number 244 in the Bullock, Featherstone fleet and was a Leyland TD7. In August 1945 the body was destroyed by fire and a new Roe L27/26R body fitted in November 1950 with the vehicle being delivered to West Riding, Wakefield since the Bullock business had been taken over in September 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 January 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
71. HUM401
Leeds City Transport 106, HUM401, a 1940 AEC Regent with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 2004, Pudsey
72. HUM401
Leeds City Transport 106, HUM401, was an AEC Regent with Roe H31/25R body of 1940. It was withdrawn in 1952 but reinstated for tram replacement in 1953. In 1956 it became Learner Fleet No.1.
Photo taken March 1963, York Street, Leeds
73. HUM416
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are two Leeds buses - Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1 397, NNW397, new in March 1950 and Roe H31/25R bodied A.E.C. O661 Regent 121, HUM416, new in March 1940.
Photo taken Thursday 3 June 1954, Leeds Bus Station
74. BFE419
BFE419 is Lincoln Corporation 64, a 1941 Leyland Titan TD7 with Roe H30/26R body, part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, near LVVS Road Transport Museum
75. BFE419
Lincoln Corporation 64, BFE419, a 1941 Leyland Titan TD7 with a Roe H30/26R body at Pyke Road in North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day
Photo taken Sunday 5 November 2017, Pyke Road, North Hykeham
76. HL9925
Acquired from West Riding, Wakefield 564 in October 1950 Barton 611, HL9925, a Leyland TD7 with a Roe L24/24R body had been new in December 1941 with the standard pre-war body. It was withdrawn in September 1960 and was scrapped in October.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959, Chilwell Depot Yard
77. CDT34
Doncaster 60, CDT34, was an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body to utility specification delivered in 1942 and not withdrawn until 1962 still with its original body.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station
78. EF7380
Preserved West Hartlepool 36, EF7380, a Leyland Titan TD7 built in 1942 with Roe H26/32C bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
79. HL9944
Originally West Riding, Wakefield 568 new in May 1942, Barton 613, HL9944, had a Roe L27/28R body to early wartime utility specifications on its Leyland TD7 chassis and was withdrawn in April 1959 resulting in the "NOT LICENSED" notice in the windscreen. It was scrapped in May 1959 so John caught it just in time.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959
80. HL9955
West Riding 570, HL9955, was a Guy Arab I with Roe L24/26R (reseated in 1950 from L27/28R) body new in 1942 and is parked outside Selby Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 25 April 1957, Selby Garage
81. AHL8
The last of three Guy Arab IIs received by West Riding, Wakefield in 1943 was 579, AHL8, which had a Roe L27/28R body, later altered to L27/26R, and seen in Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 29 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
82. DGG910
Dodds, Troon DT5, DGG910, a Guy Arab II with a Roe B38C body, was part of his contribution to the A.A. Motor Services fleet and is seen in the A.A. bus station in Ayr. It had been new in 1943 as Glasgow Corporation 64 with a Pickering H30/26R body. Withdrawn in 1950 and passing to Dodds in 1951 it was rebodied and entered service in May 1953. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
83. DGG910
DGG910 had the Guy Arab II chassis from Glasgow 64 which had been new in November 1943 with a Pickering H30/26R body. Withdrawn by Glasgow in 1951 it passed to Dodds, Troon and was rebodied by Roe with a B38C body after the chassis had been lengthened, entering service with Dodds as DT5 in May 1953, and passing to a contractor after withdrawal in October 1965.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
84. DUK279
Wolverhampton 379, DUK279, a Guy Arab II with Roe H31/25R body, new 1943/44, re-bodied 1951/2.
Photo taken 1962, Park Lane Garage, Wolverhampton
85. EWT479
Doncaster Corporation 394, EWT479, was an ex-Mexborough Sunbeam W of 1943, rebodied by Roe in 1955.
Photo taken 1963, Beckett Road, Doncaster
86. FTD590
Lancashire United 297, FTD590, was the solitary Guy Arab II with Roe L27/26R body delivered in 1943 and is seen at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
87. GKN379
Maidstone Corporation 54, GKN379, a Sunbeam W new in 1943 with Park Royal bodywork and rebodied in 1960 with a Roe H34/28R body
Photo taken Saturday 26 November 1966, High Street, Maidstone
88. GKN380
Rear view of Maidstone 55, GKN380, Sunbeam W with Roe H62R body. New in 1943, rebodied in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 23 October 1965, Bishops Way, Maidstone
89. GR7742
Sunderland 238, GR7742, was a Guy Arab II from 1943, rebodied by Roe in 1954.
Photo taken 1972, Dundas Street, Sunderland
90. GV9614
Chambers of Bures GV9614, a Guy Arab II with Roe Utility bodywork.
Photo taken The Green/George Street, Hadleigh, Suffolk
91. HD7354
Yorkshire Woollen District 484, HD7354, was a Guy Arab II of 1943, rebodied by Roe in 1953.
Photo taken 1964, Back Lane, Farnley, Leeds
92. JUA762
New to Samuel Ledgard in 1943 was this Guy Arab I, JUA762, which was rebodied by Roe in 1951 with the H31/25R body depicted here in Chester Street, Bradford. It lasted ten years with its new body.
Photo taken Friday 26 April 1957, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
93. JUA763
Samuel Ledgard JUA763 was a Guy Arab II which entered service with Ledgard in 1943 with a utility body and was rebodied in 1951 with a Roe H31/25R body which gave it a further ten years life with Ledgard.
Photo taken Sunday 30 June 1957, Nelson Street, Otley
94. JWL730
City of Oxford L113, JWL730, a Guy Arab II with Roe L27/28R body new in 1943, seen in King Street, Leeds whilst on loan to Hebble Motor Services.
Photo taken Saturday 26 January 1957, King Street, Leeds
95. WG9821
Highland AMS43 (E21) and WG9821 (E12) seen at Inverness were Guy Arabs with Roe L27/26R and Strachan L27/26R bodies respectively. E12 (Arab I) was new to Alexander in January 1943, passing to Lawson, Kirkintilloch in September 1943, whilst E21 (Arab II) was new to Lawson in March 1944. Both were acquired from Lawson in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Inverness
96. WG9971
WG9971 was new to Alexander, Falkirk in June 1943, passed to Lawson, Kirkintilloch in September 1943 and became Highland E23 in May 1956. It was a Guy Arab II with Roe L27/26R body and is seen at Inverness.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Inverness
97. AMS43
Highland E21, AMS43 was a Guy Arab II with Roe L27/26R body. Seen at Inverness it had been acquired from Lawson, Kirkintilloch in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Inverness
98. CDR748
Premier Travel, Cambridge 111, CDR748, was a Guy Arab II with a Roe L27/28R body which had been heavily rebuilt. New as Plymouth 268 in 1944, it was acquired by Premier Travel in May 1958 and was withdrawn n April 1962, being sold to Cowley (dealer), Salford.
Photo taken Sunday 5 July 1959, Depot, Camps Road, Haverhill
99. CPY287
In 1944 TRTB took delivery of eight new 56-seat Sunbeam S4 trolleybuses, four of which were bodied by Roe and four by Weymann. Car 16, CPY287, was one of the Roe-bodied examples. Originally fitted with wooden seating, it was fitted with upholstered seats by 1949.
Photo taken 1967, South Bank Depot
100. CPY288
Teesside Municipal Transport 17, CPY288, a Sunbeam W from 1944 but rebodied by Roe in the early 1960s.
Photo taken August 1970, South Bank Depot
101. CPY288
Teesside 17, CPY288, a Sunbeam W from 1944 but rebodied by Roe in 1962
Photo taken 1969, South Bank Depot
102. CPY289
Tees-side 18, CPY289, Sunbeam W built in 1944 and rebodied by Roe, H37/28R, in 1961
Photo taken May 1966, Bennett's Corner, South Bank
103. CPY311
Teesside 13, CPY311, a Sunbeam W built in 1944 and rebodied by Roe H37/28R in 1961.
Photo taken 1969, Middlesbrough Road, South Bank
104. DWS921
Highland E4, DWS921, seen in Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness was a Guy Arab II with Roe L27/26R body new in July 1944 to Scottish Omnibuses. It passed to Highland in 1957. It was later fitted with platform doors by Scottish Omnibuses (1959/60).
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
105. EKV966
Preserved Coventry 366, EKV966 a Daimler CWA6 dating from 1944. It entered service with Coventry Corporation Transport in 1945 with a Duple utility body and gained a new Roe Pullman body in 1951. It was withdrawn in 1959 and has been in storage for a long time but renovation work is about to start.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 2012, at Coventry Transport Museum Reserve collection, Sandy Lane, Coventry
106. EWU247
Kippax & District EWU247 was a Daimler CWA6 of 1944, rebodied with a Roe H30/26R body in 1956.
Photo taken 1966, Ring Road, Whitkirk
107. FTE645
Ashton-under-Lyne 61, FTE645, Sunbeam W with Roe H61R body, on learner duties. New in 1944-6, rebodied in 1958.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
108. FTE646
Ashton-under-Lyne 62, FTE646, is a Sunbeam W originally delivered in October 1944 with a Park Royal H30/26R body. In January 1958 it re-entered service with a new Roe H33/28R body as seen in the picture. Withdrawal came in December 1965 with disposal to Autospares of Bingley, Yorkshire.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 May 1964, in Aytoun Street, Manchester
109. GKP511
Maidstone 56, GKP511, a Sunbeam W with Roe H62R body, new in 1944 and rebodied in 1960.
Photo taken Friday 21 August 1964, Mill Street, Maidstone
110. GKP511
Maidstone 56, GKP511, Sunbeam W with Roe H62R body. New in 1944, rebodied in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 23 October 1965, Upper Stone Street, Maidstone
111. GKP511
Maidstone 56, GKP511, is a Sunbeam W utility chassis (new in 1944) that was rebodied by Roe in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
112. GKP511
Eschewing the classic Maidstone trolleybus destination display "Loose" for a pub name, here is another shot of Maidstone 56, GKP511, at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
113. GNN134
Silcox, Pembroke Dock 52, GNN134, seen at the garage was a Guy Arab II with a replacement Roe L27/28R body.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 August 1962, Silcox Garage, Pembroke Dock
114. GRH145
Dodds, Troon acquired DT14, GRH145, from East Yorkshire, Hull where it had been number 406. It was a Guy Arab II fitted with a Brush H30/26R body when new in 1944 and rebodied with a Roe H30/26R body in February 1953 as seen here in the A.A. bus station in Ayr. Withdrawn by East Yorkshire in 1961 it passed to Dodds in October 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
115. HD7399
Yorkshire Woollen District 492, HD7399, a Guy Arab II built in 1944, originally with an Austerity Park Royal body, and rebodied by Roe in 1954.
Photo taken 1965, Dewsbury Bus Station
116. JUA918
Samuel Ledgard JUA918 is a Daimler CWA6 with Roe H30/26RD body which was new in 1944 (the doors being fitted in January 1955) and which was sold for scrap in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1956, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
117. AHL4??
An unidentified (AHL4-) West Riding Guy Arab II with Roe semi-utility L27/28R body dating from 1945.
Photo taken circa 1962, Castleford Depot
118. AHL51
West Riding 594, AHL51, was one of their ubiquitous Guy Arab II's with a Roe utility L27/28R body, dating from 1945, reseated to L27/26R in 1950.
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
119. AHL53
West Riding 596, AHL53, was a Guy Arab II with a Roe utility L27/28R body dating from 1945.
Photo taken 1962, Castleford Bus Station
120. BHJ828
Doncaster 385, BHJ828, a 1945 Sunbeam W started life as Southend Corporation 131 with a Park Royal Utility body, passing to Doncaster in 1954 with 8 similar vehicles. They were rebodied with Roe 62 seat coachwork between 1957 and 1959, then after withdrawal in 1961/2 the bodies were rebuilt to half cabs and fitted to Leyland PD2 chassis.
Photo taken Sunday 15 March 1959, West St. Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster
121. BHJ829
Doncaster trolleybus 386, BHJ829, another Sunbeam W with Park Royal H30/26R body new in August 1945 to Southend Corporation Transport as their number 132, and sold in January 1954 to Doncaster Corporation. It was rebodied by Roe H34/28R in 1959 as seen in this photo.
Photo taken c. 1959-61, West St Sepulchre Gate, Doncaster
122. BTH910
A 1951 Roe L27/26R body was carried by West Wales, Tycroes Guy Arab I BTH910 after it was rebodied.
Photo taken Wednesday 15 August 1962, outside the Depot, Tycroes Road, Tycroes
123. CDT636
Doncaster Corporation CDT636 was a 1945 Karrier W delivered with Park Royal bodywork, numbered 75 when new, renumbered 375 in 1948. In 1955 it received a new Roe body as seen here. It was withdrawn in 1963 at the closure of the trolleybus system.
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
124. CDT636
Doncaster Corporation 375, CDT636, a 1945 Karrier W with a Roe H34/28R body at the 1971 Doncaster St. Leger Rally. The trolleybus was new as no. 75 with a Park Royal H30/26R body & was renumbered to 375 in 1948 and rebodied in 1955. It was withdrawn on closure of the Doncaster system in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, St Leger Bus Rally
125. CDT636
Doncaster 375, CDT636, is the preserved Roe-bodied Karrier, seen during its first years of preservation.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, St Leger Bus Rally
126. GRH358
Kingston upon Hull trolleybus 82, GRH358, was one of a batch of six Sunbeam W chassis carrying Roe relaxed utility H56R bodies delivered in 1945. Delivered in all over blue apart from the fleetname panel over the windows, the famous white swoops returned after the war. Withdrawal came in September 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1959, Dairycoates, Hull
127. HRB912
Wray (Ideal), Hoyle Mill acquired HRB912 from Chesterfield Corporation 102 in May 1957 and withdrew it two years later. The Guy Arab II/Roe L27/26R was seen leaving Barnsley Bus Station on May 9th 1959 shortly before withdrawal.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
128. JTA314
The WETC at Winkleigh could always be counted on to provide some interesting surprises on a visit. One such surprise was this Devon General utility Guy Arab which had been rebodied by Roe. Numbered DG314, JTA314, in the fleet it has survived the intervening years and has recently moved up North to Halifax, but is still apparently in a very similar condition. It's a testimony to the Roe body that despite all those years it still looks solid and straight.
Photo taken Sunday 4 October 1981, West of England Transport Collection, Winkleigh
129. JUB588
Leeds 88, JUB588, Daimler CWA6/Roe H30/26R photographed leaving Rockingham Street Bus Station.
Photo taken Friday 22 February 1957, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
130. KHE526
Wray (Ideal), Hoyle Mill rebuilt Leyland PS1 AHE987, Wilks & Meade C33F, as a double decker with a Roe L27/28R body in May 1956 and re-registered it as KHE526.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 October 1964, Barnsley Bus Station
131. AHE163
Preserved Yorkshire Traction 726H, AHE163, a 1946 Leyland Titan PD1 with Roe bodywork is seen in a partially restored state in the nineteen nineties.
Photo taken mid 1990s, Halifax
132. AHE163
Yorkshire Traction 726, AHE163, a 1946 Leyland Titan PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body in the museum at North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day
Photo taken Sunday 5 November 2017, LVVS Museum, Whisby Road, North Hykeham
133. AHL122
West Riding 610, AHL122, a Guy Arab II new in 1946 with Roe utility L53R body
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Airedale, Castleford
134. AHL130
West Riding Autos 618, AHL130, was one of their delightful Guy Arab II’s with semi-utility Roe L27/26R bodies dating from the mid 1940s.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Hunslet Road, Leeds
135. AHL656
The first nine AEC Regent IIIs (0961001-009) were delivered to West Riding and 61, AHL656, was one of these delivered in 1946 as additions to the tram replacement fleet. Initially in red livery if was painted into the green livery by December 1954 and repainted back to the red livery in August 1957.
Photo taken Monday 2 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
136. BVL721
Lincoln 21, BVL721, was a Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body new in 1946 seen in Lincoln, outside the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Corporation Garage, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
137. CJY299
Two former Plymouth C.T. Leyland Titan PD1's. On the left is 114, DDR414 of 1947 with Weymann L27/26R body. On the right is 89, CJY299 of 1946 with Roe L27/26R body.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
138. DKY739
Bradford 739, DKY739, is seen here climbing Little Horton Lane past Chester Street. It is a Karrier W new in 1946 with a Roe H30/26R body later reseated to H33/26R.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1956, Little Horton Lane
139. DUK833
Wolverhampton CT 433, DUK833, is a 1946 Sunbeam W trolleybus, rebodied by Roe in 1959, seen at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
140. DUK833
A second view of former Wolverhampton trolleybus 433 at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
141. DUK833
Wolverhampton CT 433, DUK833, a 1946 Sunbeam W trolleybus, rebodied by Roe in 1959, seen here operating special services for event organised by West Midland Transport Circle celebrating 90 years since introduction of trolleybuses to Wolverhampton.
Photo taken Sunday 27 October 2013, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
142. EN8540
Clark, Dumfries acquired EN8540 in May 1959 from Bury Corporation where it had been number 106. The Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body had been new in 1946 and was one the earliest post-war Leylands, the chassis having been built in 1945.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
143. EN8543
Bury Corporation bought fifteen of the earliest Leyland PD1s in 1946. EN8536 to EN8550 had Roe H31/25R bodies and EN8543, seen here with Paton, Renfrew as number 50, was new in April 1946 as Bury 109. It passed to Paton in 1958, is seen at the garage and was withdrawn in 1963 passing to a showman in Alloa in April 1964.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
144. EN8547
Bury 113, EN8547, was one of fifteen Leyland PD1s with Roe H31/25R bodies delivered in 1946. These were among the first PD1s delivered.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
145. EYG25
Burrows 52, EYG25, was new in March 1946 with a Strachan L27/28R body but was rebodied with a Roe H33/28RD body and is seen here in Leeds Bus Station on its first day in service with the new body.
Photo taken Saturday 1 March 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
146. EYG33
Felix, Hatfield 23, EYG33, a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1, joined the fleet in 1946 and is seen here at Churchgate, Doncaster awaiting departure on the service to Armthorpe.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Christ Church, Doncaster
147. GRH357
In a scene now long consigned to history Hull Corporation Transport trolley bus no. 81, GRH357, turning at the Victoria Square terminus of route 62 ready to reload in Prospect Street.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1962, Queen Victoria Square, Hull
148. GTC975
Ramsbottom 16, GTC975, new in 1946 was a Leyland PS1 which had a Roe B35R body was seen in Bury.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Moss Street, Bury
149. JUG112
Leeds 512, JUG112, was one of three, from the original batch of nine Daimler CWA6/Brush H30/26R 1946 deliveries (504-512), which were rebodied in 1955 using Roe H31/25R bodies from the AEC Regents new in 1934/5.
Photo taken Monday 15 August 1955, St. Michaels Road, Headingley
150. JUG112
Leeds 512, JUG112, was a Daimler CWA6 and was new in February 1946 with a Brush H30/26R body.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1955, Vicar Lane, Leeds
151. JUG622
Leeds 322, JUG622, seen allegedly operating route 71 to Guiseley from Rockingham Street Bus Station in Leeds was on an enthusiasts tour. The Guiseley route had ceased to operate after 30th April 1955 and the stop board has been removed from the pole. 322 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1 dating from May 1946.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
152. JUG622
Seen climbing Butt Lane at Farnley on an enthusiasts special tour is Leeds 322, JUG622, a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body. The 47 service to Old Farnley was not operated by Bramley garage where 322 was based and was normally served by A.E.C. Regent IIIs or A.E.C. Regent Vs from Sovereign Street garage.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Butt Lane, Farnley
153. JUG623
Apart from one journey on a morning peak hour duty, which came from the 46 Belle Isle - Bramley Town End route, the Leeds Leyland PD1s, 319-333, were not regular performers on the 77 service from Bramley Town End to the Bus Station. Seen here is 323, JUG623, with a Roe H31/25R body, new in March 1946, alongside 666 PUA666, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III, new in 1952 with a Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1955, Bus Station, Leeds
154. JUG624
Leeds 324, JUG624, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R new in May 1946 retained its Leyland E181 engine until withdrawal in May 1960. The batch of 15 vehicles, except for 331, maintained the service on route 46 Bramley to Belle Isle for many years as well as performing other duties.
Photo taken Saturday 16 March 1957, Town Street/Hill Top Road, Whingate
155. JUG625
Leeds 325, JUG625, one of the fifteen 1946 delivery of Roe bodied Leyland PD1s seen at Bramley Broad Lane where it has just reversed into Blairsville Grove after a short working on the Rodley route.
Photo taken Monday 19 September 1955, Broad Lane, Bramley
156. JUG625
Operating as a duplicate on route 14 to Half Mile Lane is Leeds Leyland PD1 325, JUG625, new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 August 1954, Stanningley Road, Leeds
157. JUG626
Leeds 326, JUG626, seen in Henconner Lane, Bramley was a Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body new in 1946. The building behind is the old Bramley Tram Depot which became Bramley Garage when converted for buses in January 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 21 December 1958, Henconner Lane, Bramley
158. JUG627
Leeds City Transport 327, JUG627, was one of fifteen Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1s delivered in 1946 and numbered 319-333. From January 1949 they spent their days at Bramley Garage and, with the exception of 331, were used mainly on route 46 from Bramley Town End to Belle Isle and Middleton.
Photo taken Friday 26 September 1958, Church Road, Armley
159. JUG627
A poor shot of Leeds 327, JUG627, one of fifteen Leyland PD1s new in 1946 with Roe H31/25R bodies seen here in Rockingham Street Bus Station operating a peak hour short working to Bramley Broad Lane on the Rodley route. 327 was new in May 1946 and was withdrawn from service in October 1959, passing to North (dealer), Leeds in July 1961 and then was one of four passing to Banfield, London S.E.17 in August 1961
Photo taken Friday 27 August 1954, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
160. JUG627
The 46 service from Belle Isle to Bramley Town End was for many years the preserve of the Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1s, new in May 1946. Here at Lane End Place, Holbeck between Beeston Road in the background and Holbeck Moor Road, behind the photographer, is Leeds 327, JUG627.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 1955, Lane End Place, Holbeck, Leeds
161. JUG630
Leeds 330, JUG630, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R, new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 20 March 1959, Belle Isle Terminus
162. JUG631
Leeds 331, JUG631, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R entered service in May 1946 and was fitted with a Leyland O600 engine around 1948 after which it became a regular performer on the Rodley route. Here seen in Wellington Street outside the West Yorkshire Coach Station it was not withdrawn until July 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 June 1957, Wellington Street, Leeds
163. JUG631
Leeds 331, JUG631, was a Leyland PD1, new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body. It was fitted with an O.600 engine, replacing the E181 one around 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1955, Queenswood Drive, Headingley
164. JUM571
The termini for the 57/58/59/60 Hyde Park Circular routes were in Vicar Lane and Daimler 516, JUM571, a Daimler CWD6 with a Roe H31/25R body, new in August 1946, is seen on the 58 Circular to Hyde Park.
Photo taken Thursday 3 June 1954, Vicar Lane, Leeds
165. JUM574
Leeds 519, JUM574, Daimler CWD6/Roe H31/25R was new in July 1946 and was withdrawn at the end of September 1957. It is seen here at Hyde Park on one of the four circular routes serving this area (57-60).
Photo taken Sunday 9 June 1957, Hyde Park, Leeds
166. JX9401
Halifax 36, JX9401, seen leaving Skircoat Road Garage with a light covering of snow on the ground was one of eight such buses delivered in 1946. Originally numbered 301 this Roe H31/25R bodied bus was renumbered to 36 in 1952 and was withdrawn later in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 4 January 1959, Skircoat Road Garage
167. JX9402
Halifax 37, JX9402, one of eight AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H31/25R bodies new in December 1946. These chassis were to the London Transport RT3 specification, without engine air filters, allowing the lower bonnet line.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1956, Albion Street, Halifax
168. JX9408
Halifax 32, JX9408, one of the AEC Regent IIIs to RT3 specification, with Roe H31/25R body, is seen in central Halifax.
Photo taken Monday 29 April 1957, Waterhouse Street
169. VV9146
VV9146 is a Crossley DD42/3 with a Roe H31/25R, new to Northampton Corporation Transport in 1946.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 June 2016
170. XG8360
Middlesbrough 100, XG8360, a Roe B35R bodied Guy Arab III, new in 1946, seen at The Exchange.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1964, Middlesbrough Exchange
171. AHE784
Williams of Llithfaen, Caernarvonshire AHE784, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B32F body, new to Yorkshire Traction as its 762 in 1947. Withdrawn by YTC in 1959 it had passed via dealer Frank Cowley to Williams later that year.
Photo taken Summer 1967, Llithfaen
172. AHE784
Williams of Llithfaen, Caernarvonshire AHE 784. A Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B32F body, new to Yorkshire Traction as its 762 in 1947. Withdrawn by YTC in 1959 it passed via dealer Frank Cowley to Williams later that year.
Photo taken Summer 1967, Fron Crossroads
173. AHE792
Former Yorkshire Traction 770, AHE792, in use (along with former Crosville Bristol K FFM532) as a builder's site hut (M&N Builders, Portmadoc) at Portmadoc. AHE792 was a 1947 vintage Leyland PS1 with a Roe B32F body.
Photo taken c.1970, Portmadoc
174. AHL697
This was the more usual fare on West Riding's long route from Doncaster, Askern and Selby to York.
Photo taken 1965, Piccadilly, York
175. AHL927
West Riding Autos 295, AHL927, was an AEC Regent III with Roe lowbridge body of 1947, inherited after the takeover of Bullock & Sons in 1950. Behind it was one of West Riding's 1948 all-Leyland lowbridge PD2s, BHL661.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963, Castleford Bus Station
176. BHL183
West Riding 67, BHL183, an AEC Regent III with Roe H28/22C body in the red liveried 'tram' fleet new in 1947, seen at the Leeds terminus at Corn Exchange.
Photo taken Sunday 9 December 1956, Corn Exchange, Leeds
177. BVL721
Seen in St. Mark Street, Lincoln, outside the Corporation garage is Lincoln 21, BVL721, one of five Leyland PD1s with Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
178. CFE564
Lincoln 68, CFE564, seen in St. Mark Street, Lincoln, outside the Corporation garage was one of five Leyland PD1As with Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
179. DBU246
Oldham Corporation 246, DBU246, a 1947 Leyland Titan PD1/3 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1995, Huddersfield
180. EDT702
Doncaster bought several batches of Leyland Titans in both short and long versions. Seen in Doncaster centre in 1973, the last year of Doncaster's independent existence, are 93, EDT702, a 1947 all Leyland Titan PD2/1 which was given a 1955 Roe body from former trolleybus 396 in 1963 (which involved conversion to half cab) and 177, 477HDT, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 new in 1962 with a Roe front entrance body.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 May 1973, Doncaster
181. EDT704
Doncaster ceased trolleybus operation in 1963. Like many new and rebuilt trolleybuses of the 1950s, they had well-built Roe bodies and eager to save money, Doncaster hated the idea of scrapping bodies which were not life-expired. Here we see two examples of this re-use of former trolleybus bodies. Doncaster 95, EDT704, was originally an all-Leyland PD2/1 of 1947 and given the body of trolleybus 397. 172, 172GDT, was a new Daimler CVG6 chassis fitted given the body of trolleybus 370.
Photo taken 1966, Leicester Avenue Depot, Doncaster
182. EJW438
Wolverhampton trolley 438, EJW438, a Sunbeam W new in 1947, rebodied by Roe H32/28R in 1960.
Photo taken May 1965, Fighting Cocks, Wolverhampton
183. EN8826
Roe B35R bodywork was fitted to this Leyland PS1 of Bury Corporation. New in 1947, 132, EN8826, one of four, is seen on a wet day in Bury.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Moss Street, Bury
184. FWX869
Burrows 55, FWX869, an AEC Regent with Strachan L27/28R body new in November 1947 was rebodied with a Roe H33/26RD body in July 1956 as seen here loading in Leeds Bus Station for a short working to Brampton on the service to Rawmarsh.
Photo taken Saturday 20 April 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
185. HTB656
Ramsbottom UDC was the smallest constituent member of the PTE in Manchester with just 12 buses. Withdrawn before the PTE took over was this 1947 Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B35R bodywork. 17, HTB656, is seen at the Museum of Transport in Manchester.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Manchester Museum of Transport
186. JUG634
Leeds 401, JUG634, was the first of the 1947 batch of Roe-bodied Regent IIIs, passing 205, UUA205, a Roe-bodied PD2/11 of 1955. Note the destinations Central Bus Station and Leeds Bus Station respectively.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane Circus, Moortown
187. JUG638
Leeds CT 405, JUG638, was one of the first post-war batch of AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H56R body, entering service in 1947.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
188. JUG639
Leeds 406, JUG639, a 1947 AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body seen at Bramley Broad Lane on a short working of the Rodley route.
Photo taken Monday 19 September 1955, Broad Lane, Bramley
189. JUG639
Leeds 406, JUG639, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body dating from 1947.
Photo taken c.1962, Leeds Central Bus Station
190. JUG640
Horsforth was a short working on the service to Guiseley and Leeds 407, JUG640, is seen in Rockingham Street Bus Station. It was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in March 1947 and was withdrawn in November 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
191. JV9901
Seen on the periphery of Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum was former Grimsby Cleethorpes 81, JV9901, an AEC Regent III with Roe H30/26R bodywork. It had been new in January 1947.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 2002, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
192. JX9829
Hebble 18, JX9829, was one of fifteen AEC Regals with Roe B32F bodies new in 1947 and it is seen here in Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford with one of the Willowbrook Royal Tigers behind and West Yorkshire vehicles in the "other half" of the bus station.
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 1956, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
193. KUM849
Farsley Omnibus Company's KUM849 was a Roe H33/28R bodied Daimler CVD6 seen in Leeds Central Bus Station on loan to Kippax Motors. It had started life in 1947 with a Wilks and Meade C33F body in the Wallace Arnold fleet. It was rebodied in November 1952 with the 1950 Burlingham FC33F body from NUA783 and was again rebodied in March 1957 with the new Roe body featuring the two step entry to the platform, whereupon it was transferred to the Farsley Omnibus Company.
Photo taken Saturday 1 June 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
194. LNW869
Kippax & District LNW869 was another of the former Wallace Arnold Daimler CVD6's coaches rebodied by Roe in the mid-1950s.
Photo taken 1966, Leeds Central Bus Station
195. LNW869
Second shot from the rear of Kippax & District LNW869, one of the former Wallace Arnold Daimler CVD6's coaches rebodied by Roe in 1957, that had come to minor grief on exiting the bus station after trying to avoid a car.
Photo taken 1966, Leeds Central Bus Station
196. LNW869
The famous Roe waistband is lined out to good effect in this view of Kippax & District Daimler LNW869 and Leyland PD3/1 6237 UB.
Photo taken 1966, Donisthorpe Street, Leeds
197. LNW869
Kippax & District LNW869 is seen here running "light" into Leeds to take up the evening peak service back to Kippax.
Photo taken 1966, Selby Road, Whitkirk
198. LUA416
Leeds 416, LUA416, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body new in 1947 at Barncroft Drive, Seacroft on the extension of the 67 route from Dib Lane.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 1956, Barncroft Drive, Seacroft
199. LUA423
Leeds 423, LUA423, AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R at the Shadwell terminus of route 37. Entering service in December 1947 it continued to serve Leeds until October 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 11 May 1957, Shadwell Terminus
200. LUA423
Halifax Joint Committee 423, ex-Leeds 423, LUA423, operated from July 1964 to December 1965 to cover for late delivery of new vehicles. This AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R is seen in central Halifax still in Leeds livery.
Photo taken Friday 16 April 1965, Waterhouse Street
201. LUA423
Halifax 423, ex-Leeds 423, LUA423, bought to cover for late delivery of new vehicles, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1947.
Photo taken c. 1966, High Street, Queensbury, Bradford
202. LUA423
Second shot of Halifax 423, ex-Leeds AEC Regent III 423, LUA423, bought to cover for late delivery of new vehicles.
Photo taken August 1964, George Street, Halifax
203. LUA423
Leeds CT 423, LUA423, was one of their late 1947 batch of AEC Regent IIIs with a Roe H56R body. Trailing it is one of the batch of eight standee-bodied saloons on "little bus" service 45.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
204. LUA423
Seen here in Rockingham Street Bus Station about to depart for Menston Hospital on the special service is LUA423, Leeds 423, an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in December 1947. After withdrawal in October 1963 it became number 5 in the learner fleet the following month.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
205. LUA428
Leeds 428, LUA428, heads a line up in Rockingham Street Bus Station and is about to depart for Guiseley. Later in the day it was to operate the final journey on route 71 from Leeds to Guiseley and return, the route being withdrawn from that date. It was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in December 1947 and became number 7 in the learner fleet in January 1964 after withdrawal in October 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
206. LUA428
Leeds 428, LUA428, seen emerging from Blairsville Gardens, Bramley had operated a duplicate journey, on the Rodley 54 service, as far as Bramley (Broad Lane). The A.E.C. O961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body had been new in December 1947.
Photo taken Monday 23 May 1955, Blairsville Gardens, Bramley
207. AJV161
Grimsby Cleethorpes Transport 84, AJV161, a Roe H31/25R bodied AEC Regent III, was new in March 1948 and withdrawn in April 1966.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 April 1958, Victoria Street West, Grimsby
208. BHL242
West Riding 796, BHL242, a Leyland PS1/1 from 1948, rebuilt as a double-decker, Roe L53R, in 1956.
Photo taken 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
209. BHL338
West Riding 82, BHL338, was one of the additional AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H28/22C bodies bought for the ex-tram services in 1948 and hence painted in the red livery. 81-6 were, however, delivered in the green livery and used on normal bus services until being repainted red between June and December 1956.
Photo taken Monday 2 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
210. BHL340
West Riding 84, BHL340, new in 1948, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H28/22C body in the red fleet seen in Cross York Street bus station, Leeds on the route to Rothwell.
Photo taken Monday 25 February 1957, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
211. BHL372
West Riding 754, GHL303, and 789, BHL372, in Leeds Bus Station. 754 was a Roe L24/26R bodied Leyland PD2/22 new in November 1954 whilst 789 was a Leyland PS1/1, new as Bullock 290 with a Barnaby DP35F body in May 1948, which had been rebuilt and rebodied with a Roe L27/26R body in June 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
212. BHL886
West Riding centre-entrance AEC Regent III 93, BHL886, stands alongside Wulfrunian 893, THL893.
Photo taken 1962, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
213. BHL900
West Riding 112, BHL900, was one of the red centre-entrance Roe-bodied AEC Regent IIIs that plied the old tramway routes between Leeds and Wakefield, Sandal (latterly Kettlethorpe) and Rothwell.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Hunslet Road, Leeds
214. BHL904
Following the introduction of the red Wulfrunians in the early 1960s, some of the West Riding Wakefield "tram route" Regent IIIs were repainted green and transferred to Selby and Castleford. 116, BHL904, was allocated to Castleford for its final years of service. Their central, space-wasting, double staircase is fully evident in this view.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963, Castleford Bus Station
215. BHL905
West Riding 117, BHL905, an AEC Regent III with Roe H50C body from 1948 and alongside 284, AHL694, a Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with Barnaby B35F body, new in 1947 to Bullocks who were taken over by West Riding in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Bank Street, Castleford
216. CST671
Keith Coaches (Red Rover), Aylesbury acquired CST671, a Crossley DD42/5 with Roe L27/26R body new in 1948, from Todd, Whitchurch in May 1961. New to Wemyss Brothers, Ardersier it passed with the business to W. Alexander in June 1950 where it was numbered RO695. It was sold to Baxter. Airdrie in 1956 and passed to Todd, via L.M.T.(Dealer) in December 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 1963, Aylesbury
217. DBU295
Oldham 295, DBU295, a Crossley SD42/3 with Roe B32F body, built in 1948 with similar 293 (or possibly 298) behind.
Photo taken 1963/64, Oldham Corporation Depot
218. DVD310
Dodds, Troon acquired Guy Arab III DVD310 which had been new in 1948 with an Irvine L27/28R body, from Irvine, Salsburgh. The body was scrapped, the chassis lengthened, and it was rebodied by Roe with a B38C body before it entered service in May 1953 as DT1.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
219. DVD310
The Guy Arab II chassis of DVD310 had an Irvine L27/28R body when new to Irvine, Salsburg in 1948. Dodds had the chassis rebodied by Roe with a B38C body and it entered service in May 1953 as DT1.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
220. DVH752
County Motors 73, DVH752, seen here in Dewsbury was a Leyland PS1 with Roe B32F body and was the first of six new in 1948. It was withdrawn in 1959 and passed eventually into preservation in 1974.
Photo taken Sunday 23 June 1957, Longcauseway, Dewsbury
221. DVH752
Ex County Motors 73, DVH752 a 1948 Roe B32F bodied Leyland PS1
Photo taken c. 1975, Scholes, Holmfirth
222. EBU914
Oldham 314, EBU914, a Daimler CVD6 built 1948 with a Roe H56R body. How I wish I had taken a pic of the one next to this.
Photo taken 1963/64, probably at the rear of the Oldham Corporation Depot
223. EDT705
Doncaster abandoned its trolleybus system in 1963 however with typical Yorkshire thrift they had a number of trolleybus bodies transferred to motor bus chassis. These were both new and old stock. Seen in Doncaster are 96 EDT705 a 1948 Leyland Titan PD2/1 which originally carried a body by Leyland it ran in this guise until 1973. Passing 95 is 172 172GDT a 1962 Daimler CVG6 which was also bodied using a former trolleybus body converted to a half cab layout. This bus survived to pass to South Yorkshire PTE in 1974.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Doncaster
224. EDT705
Seen at the garage is Doncaster 96, EDT705, which was new in 1948 with a Leyland H30/26R body. It was rebodied in 1963 with the 1955 Roe H34/28R body, converted to half-cab layout, from trolleybus 398, EWT515, a Sunbeam W which had been new with a Brush B32C body as Mexborough & Swinton 6 in 1943.
Photo taken Sunday 16 June 1968, Doncaster Garage
225. EJW440
A great shot of Wolverhampton trolleys lined up in the garage. Identifiable from left to right are 449, EJW449, 473, FJW473, and 440, EJW440. They were all Sunbeam Ws delivered between 1947 and 1949 - 449 and 440 had been rebodied by Roe in 1960/1 but 473 still carried the original Park Royal body.
Photo taken April/May 1965, Wolverhampton Depot
226. KTV493
Preserved former Nottingham 493, KTV493, a Roe bodied BUT 9611T new in 1948
Photo taken Wednesday 7 May 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
227. KTV493
Rear view of preserved former Nottingham 493, KTV493, a 1948 Roe bodied BUT 9611T.
Photo taken Wednesday 7 May 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
228. KTV493
Nottingham 493, KTV493, a 1948 BUT 9611T with Roe bodywork is seen at Woodhall services on the M1 on its way to the Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum.
Photo taken 1970, Woodhall Services, M1
229. KUB695
KUB695, a Daimler CVD6 with Roe B35F body was new to the Farsley Omnibus Company in 1948 as fleet number 8.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 November 1956, Pudsey Bus Station
230. LUA438
Leeds 438, LUA438, an AEC 9612E Regent III with Roe H31/25R body new in July 1948 seen at the short lived Rockingham Street Bus Station on the service to New Farnley. The bodies on this batch, 431-449, LUA431-449, did not feature the Roe waistrail which had featured on buses delivered to Leeds since 1932. It was withdrawn in June 1964 and was sold to Hoyle (breaker), Wombwell.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1954, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
231. LUA444
Leeds 444, LUA444, prepares to turn round at the North Lane terminus whilst the conductor changes the destination blind over the platform of the A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, North Lane, Leeds
232. LUA446
Leeds 446, LUA446, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body new in 1948. The bodies on this batch, 431-449, LUA431-449, did not feature the Roe waistrail which had featured on buses delivered to Leeds since 1932.
Photo taken Saturday 6 July 1957, Stonegate Road Circus, Leeds
233. LUA446
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are two A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs, 446, LUA446 & 465, MUG465, with Roe H31/25R bodies at the end of one of the City Tours which operated on selected dates and in 1955 cost 2s. 0d (adult) and 1s. 0d (child).
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Leeds Bus Station
234. MNW85
Leeds 27, MNW85, one of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies, new in 1948 is seen here at Henconner Lane, Bramley passing Bramley Garage which had until 1949 been a tram depot.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 March 1956, Henconner Lane, Bramley
235. MNW85
Having just arrived as a peak hour extra at the terminus in Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor of route 28 from the Central Bus Station, a route normally worked by double-deckers, the driver is about to change the destination to the very helpful "York Road" with a blank route blind before they return to Torre Road No. 2 Garage. This point was also the terminus for the 44 service from Stanningley via Kirkstall and Headingley. Leeds 27, MNW85, was one of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 15 September 1956, Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor
236. MNW85
With the Capitol Picture House in the left background Leeds 27, MNW85, the first of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1948 waits for departure time in Green Road, Meanwood on the route to Wortley.
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1954, Green Road, Meanwood
237. MNW86
Leeds 28, MNW86, Leyland PS1/Roe B36R one of two entering service in December 1948 seen here at Cockshott Lane on route 45 Harehills - Wortley, one of the two routes operated by single deck vehicles due to bridge weight and height restrictions.
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Cockshott Lane, Bramley
238. MNW86
Leeds City Transport bought AEC Regents for over 30 years - representing the start of the era is 139, ANW682, a 1934 AEC Regent with Roe bodywork. Alongside 139 is 28, MNW86, a 1948 Leyland Tiger PS1, one of a pair with Roe bodywork. Two variations of the Leeds blue livery are carried
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
239. MNW86
Former Leeds CT 28, MNW86, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B36R body, new in 1948, is followed by former Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, CHG541, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs. B39F body, new in 1954 (having being rebuilt from its original B39R in 1958).
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Trough of Bowland area
240. MNW86
Former Leeds CT 28, MNW86, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B36R body, new in 1948, is followed by former Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, CHG541, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs. B39F body, new in 1954 (having being rebuilt from its original B39R in 1958).
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Trough of Bowland area
241. MNW86
In Albion Street, Leeds, with Albion Place the side street in the background, is Leeds 28, MNW86, one of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 21 August 1954, Albion Street, Leeds
242. BCP537
Night time shot of Halifax 74, BCP537, 1949 AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body
Photo taken Tuesday 5 January 1965, Bradshaw Terminus
243. BHL899
West Riding Autos 111, BHL 899, an AEC Regent III with Roe centre-entrance body.
Photo taken 1965, Godson's Coaches yard, Halton, Leeds
244. CHL151
West Riding 680, CHL151, was an AEC Regal III with a Roe B32F body dating from 1949.
Photo taken c.1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
245. CHL153
West Riding 682, CHL153, an AEC Regal III with Roe B32F body, new in 1949, wears one of the last examples of the smart, lined-out livery once common on the WR fleet. It is seen at Castleford's street terminus prior to the opening of the town's new bus station a year later.
Photo taken Spring 1962, Bank Street, Castleford
246. CHL233
West Riding 325, CHL233, seen in Marshgate, Doncaster was a Daimler CVD6 with a Roe L27/26R body, one of six new in June 1949 to Bullock, Featherstone. It passed, with Bullock's business, to West Riding in September 1950, retaining its original fleet number.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Marshgate Bus Station, Doncaster
247. ECX175
Huddersfield 575, ECX175, a Sunbeam MS2 with Roe H72R body, on learner duties. New in February 1949 with a Park Royal body, rebodied in 1959, withdrawn from service in January 1965.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Huddersfield Station/St. George's Square
248. ECX188
Huddersfield 588, ECX188, a Sunbeam MS2 with original Park Royal H72R body. New in 1949.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Huddersfield Station/St. George's Square
249. ECX807
County Motors, Lepton 81, ECX607, one of four Guy Arab III/Roe L27/26R new in 1949.
Photo taken Wednesday 8 April 1959, Longcauseway, Dewsbury
250. EKU745
Bradford 745, EKU745, a BUT 9611T new in 1949 with Roe H31/25R body, re-seated to H33/25R in 1955.
Photo taken January 1969, Thornton Road, Bradford
251. EKU745
Bradford 745, EKU745, was a BUT trolleybus with a Roe H31/25R body dating from 1949.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 June 1971, Thornbury Depot
252. EKU745
Bradford 745, EKU745, a BUT 9611T new in 1949 with Roe H31/25R body, re-seated to H33/25R in 1955.
Photo taken c. March 1969, Balme Street, Bradford
253. EKU746
Bradford 746, EKU746, a 1949 BUT 9611T trolleybus with Roe H58R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
254. EKU746
Bradford driver training trolleybus 063, EKU746, originally fleet number 746,
Photo taken August 1968, Gaumont Cinema, Thornton Road, Bradford
255. EKU746
Bradford 746, EKU746, was a BUT 9611T with Roe bodywork which entered service on 3 December 1949. Originally configured as H31/25R, it was re-seated to H33/25R in 1955/6. Withdrawn in 1963/4 it was reinstated in 1966 as number 063 and allocated to driver training duties in which role it is seen here. It performed the last MoT trolleybus driving test in this country on Friday 30 July 1971 and was withdrawn immediately afterwards.
Photo taken c.1970, Thornton Road
256. EVD406
J Wood of Mirfield 20, EVD406, a former Baxter of Airdrie Crossley DD42/7 of 1949, rebodied by Roe in 1954.
Photo taken 1965, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield
257. EVD406
J Wood of Mirfield 20, EVD406, a former Baxter of Airdrie Crossley DD42/7 of 1949, bought in 1953 and its original Scottish Commercial body replaced by one from Roe in 1954.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
258. EVD406
Woods of Mirfield's Roe-bodied Crossley, ex-Baxter of Airdrie EVD406, looked immaculate following its preservation and refurbishment at the Keighley Bus Museum.
Photo taken June 2002, Denholme Gate
259. EVD406
An unscheduled visitor to the Kingsbridge Running Day (also from Quantock Motors) was J. Wood 20, EVD406, a Crossley double decker.
Photo taken Saturday 21 September 2013, Kingsbridge Bus Station
260. EVD406
Woods of Mirfield's famous Crossley, EVD406, did the photographer the honour of standing at almost the exact spot he took it in 1965. It was running a special free service over the original Woods route from Dewsbury to Mirfield, via Knowle, as part of the Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Ings Grove Park, Mirfield
261. EVD406
Another view of the famous and long-preserved Joseph Wood & Son Roe-bodied Crossley, EVD406.
Photo taken 1965, Longcauseway, Dewsbury
262. FDT825
A Daimler CVD6, with Roe H31/25R body, Doncaster 102, FDT825, was one of twenty new in 1949 and is seen in the town centre.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Duke Street, Doncaster
263. FET339
Rotherham 30, FET339, Daimler CT6 with Roe H40/30R body, new in 1949 as a single-decker and rebodied in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Main Street, Rotherham
264. FET472
Rotherham 36, FET472, Daimler CT6 with Roe H40/30R body, new in 1949 as a single-decker and rebodied in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Main Street, Rotherham
265. FET614
Rotherham 42, FET614, Daimler CT6 with Roe H40/30R body, new in 1950 as a single-decker and rebodied in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Rotherham
266. FET61?
A line up of preserved trolleys at Sandtoft, on the left is ex-Rotherham 37, in the middle is ex-Bradford 845 and on the right ex-Teesside number 2.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
267. HWW766
Burrows 60, HWW766, seen in Leeds on the Rawmarsh service was an AEC Regent III with Roe L27/26R body. It was new in June 1949 and passed to Yorkshire Traction in October 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 24 March 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
268. KTB101
Lancashire United 188, KTB101, a Guy Arab III with Roe DP30F body in Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds operating on the Tyne-Tees-Mersey service.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
269. LUA450
Leeds 450, LUA450, was unique in the Leeds fleet being an AEC Regent III with Roe built H31/25R body on a Park Royal frame and using mainly Park Royal parts.
Photo taken Saturday 30 October 1954, Leeds Central Bus Station
270. MUB433
Farsley Omnibus was a Wallace Arnold subsidiary operating a stage carriage service from Pudsey to Horsforth, near Leeds. MUB433, a Daimler CVD6, was originally built for Wallace Arnold with a Wilks & Meades coach body in 1949, then given a second-hand Plaxton coach body in 1954, before being rebodied as a double-decker by Roe in 1957.
Photo taken 1968, Bagley Lane, Farsley
271. MUB433
Farsley Omnibus MUB433 was a Daimler CVD6 of 1949 with a Wilks and Meade body in the Wallace Arnold coach fleet. In 1956 it was given a new Roe H33/28R body and transferred to the Farsley subsidiary.
Photo taken 1965, Pudsey Depot
272. MUG452
Leeds City Transport 452, MUG452, was an AEC Regent III with a very smart Roe H31/25R body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, Selby Road/Hollyshawn Lane, Whitkirk
273. MUG452
Leeds 452, MUG452, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III, new in September 1949, with a Roe H31/25R body was caught at the terminus in Swarcliffe Drive at the junction with Swarcliffe Avenue on the first day of the new service from the Central Bus Station to the Swarcliffe estate which can be seen to be still very much under construction.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1954, Swarcliffe Drive, Leeds
274. MUG453
Leeds 453, MUG453, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body is seen at the Whitkirk terminus in the Ring Road, Halton at Selby Road on the first day of the 39 service from there to Crossgates.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 1956, Ring Road, Halton, Leeds
275. MUG453
Seen at the terminus at Cross Gates is Leeds 453, MUG453, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body on the first day of the 39 service from Whitkirk, jourmeys being run in the off peak, for the benefit of shoppers, between trips on the route from Leeds Central Bus Station to Whtkirk and back.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 1956, Cross Gates, Leeds
276. MUG454
Leeds route 48 ran from Beeston to Middleton and 454, MUG454, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body is seen at the Beeston terminus in Old Lane.
Photo taken Saturday 25 June 1955, Old Lane, Beeston
277. MUG462
Leeds 462, MUG462, was one of 25 AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1949. 462 was withdrawn at the end of December 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 16 March 1957, Hill Top Road, Whingate
278. MUG462
An unusual vehicle for the service to Pudsey was Leeds 462, MUG462, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in September 1949 which is seen here in Rockingham Street Bus Station. The 65 route was operated by Bramley Garage which had an all Leyland allocation and the route was operated normally by the NNW batch of Leyland bodied PD2/1s.
Photo taken Saturday 16 July 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
279. MUG473
A rare working of an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body on the route from the Bus Station to Bramley, normally operated by Leyland bodied Leyland PD2s in the NNW batch. 473, MUG473, loads at the stop in Eastgate before proceeding up the Lower Headrow and the Headrow.
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1955, Eastgate, Leeds
280. MUM458
Farsley Omnibus MUM458, was another former Wallace Arnold Daimler CVD6 coach of 1949 which was given a new Roe bus body in 1956.
Photo taken 1966, Donisthorpe Street, Leeds
281. MUM458
Starting life with a Wilks & Meade C33F body in the Wallace Arnold coach fleet in 1949 MUM458, a Daimler CVD6SD, was transferred to the Farsley Omnibus Company subsidiary in November 1954. It was rebodied with a Roe H33/28R body in January 1956 and is seen here at the Richardshaw Lane garage in Pudsey not yet having entered passenger service.
Photo taken Sunday 5 February 1956, Richardshaw Lane Garage, Pudsey
282. MUM458
MUM458, a Daimler CVD6SD, started life with a Wilks & Meade C33F body in the Wallace Arnold coach fleet in 1949. Having been transferred to the Farsley Omnibus Company subsidiary in November 1954 it was rebodied with a Roe H33/28R body in January 1956. It is seen here at the Richardshaw Lane garage in Pudsey before entering service with the Roe poster still in the window.
Photo taken Sunday 5 February 1956, Richardshaw Lane Garage, Pudsey
283. MUM459
Farsley Omnibus MUM459 was a Daimler CVD6 starting life as a Wallace Arnold coach with a Wilks & Meade body in 1949. In 1956 it was rebodied with a Roe H33/28R body and entered service with subsidiary Farsley Omnibus on the 1st January 1957.
Photo taken 1968, Town Street, Horsforth
284. MUM461
Kippax & District Motors MUM461 was a Daimler CVD6, originally with a Wilks & Meades coach body built in 1949 for Wallace Arnold. In 1956 it was fitted with this Roe H33/28R body for operation with sister company Farsley Omnibus.
Photo taken 1965, Selby Road, Halton, Leeds
285. MUM461
MUM461, a Daimler CVD6SD, started life with a Wilks & Meade C33F body in the Wallace Arnold coach fleet in 1949. Having been transferred to the Farsley Omnibus Company subsidiary in November 1954 it was rebodied with a Roe H33/28R body in January 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 5 February 1956, Richardshaw Lane Garage, Pudsey
286. MUM461
Initially carrying a Wilks & Meade C33F body in the Wallace Arnold coach fleet in 1949 MUM461, a Daimler CVD6SD, was transferred to the Farsley Omnibus Company subsidiary in November 1954. In January 1956 it was rebodied with a Roe H33/28R body and is seen here in Robin Lane at the Pudsey terminus of the route to Horsforth Old Ball taking up service for the first time replacing LUB547, a Roe B35F bodied Daimler CVD6SD new in 1948 to the Farsley Omnibus Company, Stanningley.
Photo taken Sunday 5 February 1956, Robin Lane, Pudsey
287. NCX367
Hanson 358, NCX367, was an AEC Regal III of 1949 (originally with a Duple body). In 1960 is was rebuilt by Hanson and given a new FB39F body by Roe.
Photo taken 1967, Lindley Moor, Huddersfield
288. TWY8
South Yorkshire 81, TWY8, an Albion Valiant CX39N was originally a 1949 coach. In 1958 it was rebodied as a lowbridge decker by Roe in which guise it is seen here.
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
289. VHO123
A colour shot of VHO123, the A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Roe L29/27F body new to Liss & District, Bordon but seen here with Creamline at the Bordon garage after transfer from the associate company.
Photo taken Sunday 2 May 1965, Bordon
290. VHO123
Liss & District entered VHO123, an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Roe L29/27F body, in the British Coach Rally and it is seen on Madeira Drive at Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Madeira Drive, Brighton
291. VHO123
Seen on Madeira Drive at Brighton is a second view of Liss & District VHO123, an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Roe L29/27F body, taking part in the British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Madeira Drive, Brighton
292. XVH133
Hanson's, Huddersfield 375, XVH133, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Roe H37/28F body. The chassis had been new in 1949 with a Roe H31/25R body and had been 287, ECX416, but it had been refurbished and rebodied as shown in 1963.
Photo taken 1969, Manchester Road, Huddersfield
293. CHE614
United Services operated a route from Wakefield to Hemsworth and Doncaster, providing a valuable service to the local mining communities. It was a joint operation by three local operators, being Bingleys, Cooper Brothers and Everetts. CHE 614 was former Yorkshire Traction (883), a Leyland PD2/1 with a Roe L27/26R body dating from 1950 and acquired by Everetts in 1962.
Photo taken 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
294. DHL166
Seen in the yard at their Newtown garage, Mid-Wales Motorways DHL166 was acquired from Williams, Ponciau in November 1965.
Photo taken early 1971, Newtown Garage
295. EO9178
Barrow Corporation 148, EO9178, a Leyland Titan PD2/3 built in 1950 with Roe H31/28RD bodywork from 1959.
Photo taken October 1971, Hindpool Road Corporation Depot, Barrow
296. FCX295
Huddersfield 595, FCX295, a Sunbeam MS2 with Roe H40/30R body, new in 1950
Photo taken June 1964, outside Yorkshire Traction offices, Lord Street Terminus, Huddersfield
297. FET617
Rotherham 37, FET617, Daimler CT6 with Roe H40/30R body, new in 1950 as a single-decker and rebodied in 1956. 37 has been preserved.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Rotherham
298. FET617
Rotherham (Trolleybus) 37, FET617, a 1950 Daimler CTE6 with Roe H40/30R bodywork dating from 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
299. GAJ11
TRTB 1, GAJ11, a Sunbeam F4 trolley from 1950 with Roe H35/26R bodywork, heading to Eston via Grangetown, when taken passing the South Bank depot.
Photo taken July 1968, South Bank Depot
300. GAJ11
Tees-side was one of only three trolleybus systems to endure for over 50 years, Bradford and Rotherham being the others. Wearing the uninspiring livery of Teesside Municipal Transport, former TRTB car 1, GAJ11, a Sunbeam S4 dating from 1950, turns at North Ormesby, its blind already changed to show Eston via Grangetown. Originally fitted with East Lancs 56-seat bodies, these trolleys were rebodied to H35/26R by Roe during the early '60s.
Photo taken 1969, Smeaton Street, North Ormesby
301. GAJ11
Teesside trolley 1, GAJ11, a 1950 Sunbeam F4 trolley rebodied by Roe in 1964, seen peeping out of the depot at the 50 year celebrations in November 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1969, South Bank Depot
302. GAJ12
Teesside Municipal Transport 282, GAJ12, is a Sunbeam F4 of 1950, originally with an East Lancashire (Bridlington) body, and rebodied by Roe in 1964.
Photo taken 1971, Miners Arms, Eston
303. GAJ12
TRTB 5, GAJ15, and 2, GAJ12, were both 1950 Sunbeam F4s which originally carried East Lancs bodies but which were re-bodied by Roe (H35/26R) in 1965 and 1964 respectively. They are seen at Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum on their North-East weekend. It had been hoped to operate 5 in service but this wasn't possible.
Photo taken Saturday 29 April 2006, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
304. GAJ12
Teesside Municipal Transport 2, GAJ12, was a Sunbeam F4 with a Roe H35/26R body which was seen at Ormesby. It had been new in 1950 to Tees-side Railless Traction Board with an East Lancs H30/26R body and was rebodied in June 1963, being the last but one of the batch, GAJ 11-17, to be so treated. It passed to Teesside Municipal Transport on its formation on 1st April 1968.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1968, Smeaton Street, North Ormesby
305. GAJ14
Teesside Municipal Transport 4, GAJ14, was a Sunbeam F4 with a Roe H35/26R body which was seen at Ormesby. It had been new in 1950 to Tees-side Railless Traction Board with an East Lancs H30/26R body and was rebodied in June 1963, being the first of the batch, GAJ 11-17, to be so treated.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1968, Smeaton Street, North Ormesby
306. GAJ14
Teesside Municipal Transport 4, GAJ14, was a Sunbeam F4 trolleybus dating from 1950, with Roe H35/26R body dating from 1963.
Photo taken 1968/9, South Bank Depot
307. GAJ15
Teesside Municipal Transport T285, GAJ15, a Sunbeam F4 trolleybus built in 1950 and rebodied by Roe in 1965, makes the tight reversal into Hampden Street.
Photo taken 1970, North Ormesby Terminus
308. GAJ15
Teesside Municipal Transport T285, GAJ15, and T286, GAJ16, two of seven Sunbeam F4 trolleybuses built in 1950 and rebodied by Roe between 1962 and 1965.
Photo taken 1970, North Ormesby Terminus
309. GAJ16
Tees-side Railless Traction Board 6, GAJ16, a Sunbeam F4 built in 1950 and rebodied H35/26R by Roe in 1964. The original body was East Lancashire H30/26R. Seen here in need of a good wash outside the South Bank depot.
Photo taken April 1969, South Bank Depot
310. GAJ17
Teesside Municipal Transport T287, GAJ17, was a Sunbeam F4 of 1950 and rebodied by Roe in 1964.
Photo taken 1970, South Bank Depot
311. GGA75
Smith, Barrhead was the bus operating arm of the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society and ran GGA75, a Crossley DD42/5 with a Roe L27/26R body which is seen here at the Nitshill terminus.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 April 1960, Nitshill
312. HD8552
Yorkshire Woollen District 503, HD8552, was a Leyland PS2/5 built in 1950 originally with a Willowbrook B32F body with fleet number 698 and lengthened in 1955 to B38F. Like other BET companies, these were rebodied with an "Orion" style body by Roe in 1962 to H63F. The high single-deck chassis made them somewhat unstable, and were prone to leaning.
Photo taken 1975, Listing Lane, Liversedge
313. HD8562
Seen in Dewsbury bus station shortly before withdrawal is Yorkshire Woollen 513, HD8562. Once a single deck Leyland Tiger PS2, new in 1950, but in 1962 the chassis was lengthened and fitted with an ungainly Roe body that owed a great deal to Park Royal in general design terms.
Photo taken 1975, Dewsbury Bus Station
314. LAT68
East Yorkshire 540, LAT68, was a Leyland PD2/3 with a highbridge 'Beverley Bar' body built by Roe in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Filey Station
315. LAT69
East Yorkshire 541, LAT69, a Leyland Titan PD2/3 built in 1950 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Westwood, Scarborough
316. LAT73
LAT73 was a Leyland Titan PD2/3 with Roe H30/26R body, new in 10/50 to East Yorkshire Motor Services, no. 545.
Photo taken Sunday 11 August 1963, Bridlington
317. LAT78
East Yorkshire 550, LAT78, a 1950-built Leyland PD2/3 with high bridge, Roe built, Beverley Bar body.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 March 1951, New Market Street, Leeds
318. MTC256
Ramsbottom 27, MTC256, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Roe B44F body new in 1950 and is seen here in Bury. This was the fourth Royal Tiger built.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Moss Street, Bury
319. NNW482
Leeds 482, NNW482, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1950
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Athletics Institute, Jack Lane, Hunslet
320. NNW489
Seen in the Central Bus Station is Leeds 489, NNW489, one of twenty-five A.E.C. Regent IIIs with Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1950, seen here loading for the special service to Ireland Wood.
Photo taken Sunday 18 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
321. NNW492
Leeds 492, NNW492, is an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body of 1950. Following withdrawal in 1969 it joined the Learner fleet (15). It was purchased by the Leeds Regent Preservation Group in 1971, and this scene shows it being washed for the official hand-over.
Photo taken September 1971, Seacroft Depot
322. NNW492
Seen after restoration had started is Leeds 492, NNW492, a 1950 AEC Regent III. It was photographed at the former Ludlam Street depot in Bradford which was home to the West Yorkshire Transport Museum at the time. The bus moved to the Keighley Bus Museum and is still under restoration.
Photo taken 1993, Ludlum Street Depot, Bradford
323. NNW499
Leeds 499, NNW499, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body from 1950
Photo taken 1966, Kirkgate/New York Street
324. NNW500
Leeds 500, NNW500, AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R was the last of a batch of 25 and entered service in March 1950 running until August 1968. It is seen here on a wet day on football special duty in Lowfields Road at the Leeds United ground at Elland Road.
Photo taken Saturday 5 January 1957, Elland Road, Leeds
325. NNW500
A pair of Leeds City Transport buses, an unidentified Leyland on the left (one of the 1950 all Leyland PD2/1s?) and on the right, AEC 500, NNW500, a Regent III with Roe H31/25R body which had entered service in March 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 March 1951, Leeds Central Bus Station
326. NUB610
Leeds 610, NUB610, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1950
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
327. NUB618
Leeds 618, NUB618, is seen here at Whingate Junction working the first duty on route 49 Old Farnley - Hyde Park after transfer of the route to Headingley garage from Bramley Garage. An AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body entering service in July 1950 it was withdrawn following an accident in September 1968.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1956, Hill Top Road, Whingate
328. NUB621
The driver of Leeds 621, NUB621, obviously likes fresh air. It was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body, one of twenty-five new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley, Leeds
329. NUB624
Leeds City Transport 624, NUB624, a 1950 Roe-bodied AEC Regent III, leaves little room for 353, HUA353D, an Atlantean with MCW body (to a Weymann design) of 1967.
Photo taken March 1971, Ledston Luck Colliery, Ridge Road, near Kippax
330. NUB624
Leeds City Transport 624, NUB624, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body introduced in 1950.
Photo taken 1965, Coronation Parade, Halton Moor
331. NUB624
Leeds 624, NUB624, was a 1950 Roe AEC Regent III which survived intil 1971.
Photo taken 1968, Varley Street, Stanningley
332. NUB625
Leeds AEC Regent III with Roe bodywork 625, NUB625, the last of the 1950 AEC Regents seen in the twilight of its Leeds career in the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
333. NUM700
Leeds 700, NUM700, was a 1950 Commercial Motor Show model and was the second 8 feet wide vehicle in the Leeds fleet, the first being 600, the 1948 Show Model. It entered service on 5th November 1950 and ran until July 1969. It is shown here at Corn Exchange on its way to Morley having come from Meanwood.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1956, Corn Exchange, Leeds
334. ONW631
Leeds 631, ONW631, was one of the first batch of 8' wide AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H31/25R bodies dating from 1950/1.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
335. ONW638
Leeds 638, ONW638, one of the first batch of 8' wide vehicles at the Lower Wortley terminus of route 42 between there and Harehills.
Photo taken Sunday 7 November 1954, Lower Wortley
336. ONW642
Leeds 642, ONW642, was one of the first production batch of 8 feet wide buses for Leeds and is here seen at Meanwood on the first day of the 52/53 Morley services being extended from Corn Exchange to Meanwood to replace the tram service. It is an AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R and was withdrawn in July 1969 having entered service in December 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 1955, Meanwood
337. TWY8
South Yorkshire bought this Albion Valiant CX39N as a coach with a Burlingham body in 1950. In 1958 the chassis was used as the basis for a new Roe bodied double decker which became 81, TWY8, in the South Yorkshire fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 2010, Meadowhall, Sheffield
338. TWY8
South Yorkshire Motors, Pontefract 81, TWY8, seen here at Madeira Drive, Brighton carried a Roe L27/26RD body after rebodying in 1958. The Albion CX39N had been new to South Yorkshire as JWT112 in 1950 when it carried fleet number 57 and a Burlingham C33F body.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1973, Madeira Drive, Brighton
339. TWY8
Making a hasty exit from Marsh Gate Bus Station at Doncaster is South Yorkshire 81, TWY8, the Albion CX39N which started life as a Burlingham bodied coach numbered 57 and was rebodied in 1958 with a Roe L27/26RD body.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Marsh Gate Bus Station, Doncaster
340. TWY8
South Yorkshire 81, TWY8, a 1950 Albion Valiant CX39N rebodied in 1958 with a Roe L27/26RD body
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2012, Pontefract Bus Station
341. TWY8
South Yorkshire Motors 81, TWY8, a 1950 Albion Valiant CX39N rebodied in 1958 with an L27/26RD body by Roe in Pontefract Bus Station. Taken towards the end TWY's working days in June 1970, it was saved for preservation.
Photo taken Saturday 13 June 1970, Pontefract Bus Station
342. TWY8
South Yorkshire Motors 81, TWY8, is the now-preserved Albion CX39N dating from 1950. It started life as a Burlingham bodied coach numbered 57 and was rebodied in 1958 with a Roe L27/26RD body.
Photo taken c.1966, Leeds Central Bus Station
343. TWY8
South Yorkshire 81, TWY8, is the unique and much loved Albion, and is seen en-route from Manchester to Harrogate during the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken August 1976, Bradford Road/Ilkley Road, Otley
344. XVH134
Hanson's Buses of Huddersfield XVH134, originally an AEC Regal III 9621E with handsome Duple D-type B35F body, numbered 292 and new in 1950, it was rebuilt, lengthened and rebodied by Roe as FB39F in 1963, and renumbered 376. It passed to Huddersfield Corporation on 1st October 1969 when they took over Hanson's stage services, retaining the same number and livery.
Photo taken August 1969, John William Street/Northumberland Street, Huddersfield
345. BDJ329
New as St. Helens 209, BDJ329, an A.E.C. 9821E Regal IV with a Roe B40D body had passed to Creamline, Bordon in April 1965. It was seen at their garage in Bordon.
Photo taken Sunday 2 May 1965, Bordon
346. DHL686
West Riding 709, DHL686, the solitary Roe B40C bodied AEC Regal IV which was new in 1951, seen in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
347. EVL544
Lincoln 31, EVL544, was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Roe H31/25R body new in September 1951 seen in Lincoln, outside the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Corporation Garage, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
348. EVL544
Lincoln 31, EVL544, one of ten Leyland PD2/10s with Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1951 is seen in St. Mark Street, Lincoln, outside the Corporation garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
349. EVL545
Lincoln Corporation 32, EVL545, a Leyland Titan PD2/10 with Roe H56R body, one of a batch of 10 which entered service in 1951
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1960, Oxford Street, Lincoln
350. FCX805
Huddersfield 605, FCX805, a Sunbeam MS2 with Roe H70R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Huddersfield Station/St. George's Square
351. FVH359
Hanson 303, FVH359, one of three Roe B41F bodied AEC Regal IVs, new in 1951, seen leaving Huddersfield’s Upperhead Row Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1964, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
352. HBE541
HBE541, a Crossley Empire TDD42/3 built in 1951 with Roe H54R body as Cleethorpes 163 but shown here as part of the Walsall Corporation fleet (850) on driver training duties nearing the bus station.
Photo taken Aug 1968, Walsall, near bus station
353. KDT393
Preserved former Doncaster 122, KDT393, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1951
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 2006, at Duxford
354. KDT393
Ennifer, Doncaster (Blue Ensign) purchased KDT393 from Doncaster Corporation in 1955. It was an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1951, and is seen in Glasgow Paddocks bus station in Doncaster.
Photo taken Sunday 2 June 1957, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
355. MKH81
Yet another variant on East Yorkshire's Beverley Bar vehicles is 572, MKH81, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Roe FCH30/20RD bodywork. This one is in the coach livery and was a regular performer on Bridlington to Leeds services in the 1960's.
Photo taken July 1970, Bridlington Bus Station
356. MTJ84
Lancashire United 440, MTJ84, a 1951 Guy Arab III with unusual Roe coach body.
Photo taken 1995, off Charlestown Road, Halifax
357. MTJ84
Cumbria Classic Coaches run a fleet of vintage buses on excursions in the nothern Yorkshire Dales. One of their current fleet is is this former Lancashire United Guy Arab III with rare Roe coach body dating from 1951 and originally 440, MTJ84, in the LUT fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
358. MTJ84
A rear view of LUT 440, MTJ84, showing the neat lines of the Roe body
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
359. MTJ84
Cumbria Classic Coaches operate former LUT440, MTJ84, a Guy Arab III with Roe C31F bodywork which was new in May 1951. Apparently it was originally tested for 35 seated passengers with 25 standing! Originally in crimson and black, it is now in crimson and cream. The coach was purchased by Cumbria Classic Coaches in October 2002 and has appeared on 'Heartbeat' and 'Born and Bred'.
Photo taken October 2006, Station Yard, Hawes
360. PHN699
Darlington began to replace its trolleybus system from the early fifties. Among the buses bought were a batch of 1951 Guy Arab III saloons with attractive Roe centre entrance bodywork. 26, PHN699, survives and is still in revenue earning service with Yorkshire Heritage.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
361. DNH191
Martindale of Ferryhill, Co. Durham DNH191, a Daimler CVG6 with Roe bodywork, originally new to Northampton Corporation in 1952.
Photo taken July 1970, Martindale's Garage off Durham Road, Ferryhill
362. EHE160
Stevensons of Uttoxeter EHE160 in use as a tree lopper and store, a former Yorkshire Traction Leyland Royal Tiger with Roe bodywork, fleet number 959, one of six bought in 1952.
Photo taken 1976, Uttoxeter Garage
363. EHL332
West Riding 721, EHL332, was one of six Leyland PS2/13A with Roe C35F bodies new in 1952. It is seen here in Castleford.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Bradley Street, Castleford
364. EHL334
Stephenson, High Etherley acquired EHL334, a 1952 Roe C35F bodied Leyland PS2/13A from West Riding, Wakefield 723 in October 1965. It was seen outside Stephenson's garage.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1969, High Etherley
365. EHL334
Stevenson's of High Etherley EHL334, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe C35F body, new to West Riding (723) in 1952.
Photo taken July 1969, West Auckland Green
366. EHL335
West Riding 724, EHL335, is a Leyland PS2/13A with a rare Roe half-cab C35F body, dating from 1952. It is now under the care of the Aire Valley Transport Group. Amazingly, of the six built for West Riding, two are preserved (724/725).
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe
367. EHL336
Preserved former West Riding 725, EHL336, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe C35F body, one of a batch of six coaches new in 1952.
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
368. EHL336
West Riding 725, EHL336, a Leyland PS2 with a 1952 Roe C35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 March 2011, Aston Transport Museum, Birmingham
369. EHL337
West Riding 726, EHL337, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe B39F body new in 1952
Photo taken 1965, Swillington Common
370. EHL339
West Riding 728, EHL339, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe B39F body built in 1952
Photo taken 1965, Halton Hill, Leeds
371. EHL343
West Riding 732, EHL343, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe B39F body built in 1952
Photo taken Saturday 7 August 1965, Duke Street, Leeds
372. EHL344
West Riding 733, EHL344, a 1952 Leyland Tiger PS2/12A with Roe dual purpose bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, Meadowhall, Sheffield
373. EHL344
West Riding 733, EHL344, a 1952 Leyland Tiger PS2/12A with a Roe B39F body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2012, The Kings Arms, Heath Common, Wakefield
374. EHL344
Preserved EHL344, seen climbing New Bank on its way out of Halifax, heading for Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally, was a Leyland PS2/12A with a Roe B39F body which had been new as West Riding 733 in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
375. MKH77
Here is a fine picture of one of the East Yorkshire PD2/Roe double deck coaches in their heyday, 568, MKH77. The wheel arch luggage racks in lieu of the usual inward facing seats can just be discerned.
Photo taken mid to late 1950s, possibly Hull Bus Station Parking Area
376. MKH79
East Yorkshire Motor Services 570, MKH79, one of the superb Leyland PD2/12s with Roe coach body. Fitted with the famous "Beverley Bar" top, these coaches were built in 1952 for long-distance coastal services, much-loved by summer holidaymakers.
Photo taken 1960, Bridlington Bus Station
377. MKH81
Calderdale 403, MKH81, a Leyland Titan PD2/Roe FH54R new to East Yorkshire M.S. in 1952 as fleet no. 572, with the domed roof characteristic of EYMS double deckers designed to fit under the Beverley Bar.
Photo taken summer of 1972, old Halifax Bus Garage yard
378. MKH81
MKH81, one of the famous East Yorkshire Motor Services 1952 Leyland PD2's with
Photo taken c.1971, parking adjacent to Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
379. MKH84
East Yorkshire 575, MKH84, a preserved Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1952 with Roe FH30/20RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1972, Scarborough
380. MKH84
East Yorkshire bought a batch of Leyland Titan PD2/12s in 1952 and fitted them with unusual but attractive fully fronted Roe bodywork with coach seating. 575, MKH84, is seen in Leeds in 1968 by which time it had been withdrawn by East Yorkshire and was in preservation
Photo taken Saturday 18 May 1968, Wellington Street, Leeds
381. MKH84
East Yorkshire 575, MKH84, is the hopefully-preserved Beverley Bar PD2 coach, seen on a Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969, Harrogate
382. MKH87
East Yorkshire 578, MKH87, and 634, VKH34, seen in Hull were a Leyland PD2/12 with a Roe FCH30/20RD body new in 1952, and an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Willowbrook H30/26RD body new in 1956, respectively.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
383. MKH88
East Yorkshire Motor Services 579, MKH88, one of the Leyland PD2/12s with Roe coach body built in 1952. This bus was one of those downgraded to bus operation in the late 1950s.
Photo taken c.1965, Filey Bus Station
384. MPT235
MPT235, an A.E.C. 9821E Regal IV with a Roe B40F body was number 32 in the Gillett part of the G. & B. Motor Services, Quarrington Hill fleet and is seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
385. NTJ177
Lancashire United 472, NTJ177, was a Guy Arab UF with a Roe C39C body new in May 1952, seen here in Blackpool at the Coliseum Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
386. NTJ181
An offside view of Lancashire United 476, NTJ181, a Guy Arab UF with a Roe C39C body new in April 1952 and seen here in Blackpool at the Coliseum Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
387. OWE116
Sheffield City Transport 116, OWE116, a 1952 AEC Regent III with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 2002, Sheffield Bus Museum, Tinsley
388. PHN701
Darlington Corporation 28, PHN701, a Guy Arab III built in 1952 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Tubwell Row
389. PHN706
Dixon & Nice Ltd, contractor, PHN706, a Guy Arab III from 1952 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Stockton
390. PUA655
Leeds City Transport 655, PUA655, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
391. PUA657
Leeds City Transport 657, PUA657, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1966, St. Peter's Street/Eastgate, Quarry Hill
392. PUA660
Leeds 660, PUA660, seen here at the Leysholme Estate terminus was one of 24 AEC Regent III/Roe H33/25R buses which ran from Sept 1952 until July 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 10 February 1957, Leysholme Estate
393. PUA666
Apart from one journey on a morning peak hour duty, which came from the 46 Belle Isle - Bramley Town End route, the Leeds Leyland PD1s, 319-333, were not regular performers on the 77 service from Bramley Town End to the Bus Station. Seen here is 323, JUG623, with a Roe H31/25R body, new in March 1946, alongside 666 PUA666, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III, new in 1952 with a Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1955, Bus Station, Leeds
394. PUA668
A view of a small section of the Quarry Hill Flats with Roe H33/25R bodied A.EC. 9613E Regent 668. PUA668, entering the Bus Station on route 43 from Carr Manor.
Photo taken Saturday 29 October 1955, Central Bus Station, Leeds
395. PUA669
Leeds 669, PUA669, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H33/25R body dating from 1952 and survived in service until 1971.
Photo taken 1968, Halton Moor Terminus
396. PUA672
Leeds C.T. 672, PUA672, an AEC Regent III 9613E with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1952.
Photo taken 1970, Balm Road, Hunslet
397. PUA674
Leeds 674, PUA674, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Selby Toll Bridge
398.
Leeds 602, seen at Templenewsam, was the Maley & Taunton equipped Roe bodied railcar new in June 1953.
Photo taken Friday 4 June 1954, Templenewsam
399.
Leeds 601, the Metropolitan-Vickers equipped Roe bodied railcar, new in June 1953, is seen loading outside the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1954, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
400. AEF583
West Hartlepool 83, AEF583, was a Daimler CVG6 with a Roe H33/25R body dating from 1953.
Photo taken 1972, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
401. AEF584
West Hartlepool Corporation 84, AEF584, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1953 with Roe H33/25R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
402. GAJ16
Teesside Municipal Transport T286, GAJ16, a Sunbeam F4 from 1953 rebodied by Roe in 1964.
Photo taken September 1970, South Bank Depot
403. KGG711
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
404. KJW572
Former Wolverhampton 572, KJW572, was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe body dating from 1953. In 1970 it sustained damage to its front dome and received this ungainly Strachan fibreglass replacement.
Photo taken 1970, Park Lane Depot, Wolverhampton
405. MDT220
United Services MDT220, a 1953 Roe L27/26R bodied AEC Regent III 9613A rounding the Bull Ring roundabout in Wakefield bound for the Bus Station. New as Doncaster Corporation as no 135, it was withdrawn in 1959 and had been working for United services longer than its original owner when pictured in the late 1960s.
Photo taken late 1960s, The Bull Ring, Wakefield
406. MDT222
Doncaster Corporation 22, MDT222, a 1953 AEC Regal III with Roe B39F bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
407. MDT222
Doncaster bought their first underfloor engined saloon in 1951, an AEC Regal IV with Roe bodywork. However the next single deckers to enter service in Doncaster were a trio of AEC Regal III with classically styled Roe bodywork. One of the trio lasted in service until 1972 and was subsequently preserved. Seen here in 1971 in the twilight of its career, 22, MDT222, shows off its elegant lines.
Photo taken Thursday 15 April 1971, Doncaster
408. MDT222
Preserved Doncaster Corporation 22, MDT222, an A E C Regal III 9621A built in 1953 with Roe B39F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
409. MDT225
Doncaster 125, MDT225, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Roe H31/25R body, the first of a batch of ten that entered service in 1953-4.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station
410. MDT231
Showing the stepped rear platform on its Roe H31/25R body is Doncaster 131, MDT231, which was one of ten A.E.C. 9613A Regent IIIs new in 1953 seen here at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 16 June 1968, Leicester Avenue Depot, Doncaster
411. MDT233
An AEC Regent III/Roe H33/25R of Doncaster Corporation, 133, MDT233, is seen at Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station in Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 8 April 1958, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station
412. NRH222
East Yorkshire 611, NRH222, a Leyland PD2/12 with Roe BB28/28RD body which joined the fleet, as one of seven, in 1953 seen in Leeds, Castle Street operating a journey to Bridlington.
Photo taken Saturday 6 August 1955, parking area between Castle Street and Lisbon Street, Leeds
413. NRH223
East Yorkshire M.S. 612, NRH223, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Roe H30/26R body, new in 1953 and withdrawn in 1969 - passing via North's the dealer to Johnson's of Goldthorpe for scrap in the August.
Photo taken Summer 1966, Westwood Bus Station, Scarborough
414. RDH502
Three of the ten Leyland PD2/12s with Park Royal/Roe FH33/23R bodies (811-820, RDH501-510) delivered to Walsall in 1953 were rebuilt in 1959/60 to 30 foot length and reseated to FH40/31F. Notice the small flush glazed window in the upper saloon where the extra length was inserted. The three in question were 811 to 813 and the middle one, 812 RDH502 is seen just up from Walsall Bus Station on 28 February 1970 on the occasion of a visit for a final trolleybus tour.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1970, St Pauls Street, Walsall
415. RNW302
Seen here whilst operating from Torre Road garage is RNW302, Leeds 302, one of ten Leyland PD2/14s with Roe H33/25R bodies new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 27 August 1955, Primley Park, Leeds
416. RNW307
RNW307, seen entering the Bus Station, whilst operating on the service from Half Mile Lane, was Leeds 307 which was one of ten Leyland PD2/14s with Roe H33/25R bodies. 307 was new in February 1953 and was withdrawn in January 1970 passing to Auto Spares (Bingley) Ltd in June 1970.
Photo taken Saturday 14 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
417. RNW309
Only eleven PD2/14s were built and Leeds had ten of them.  309, RNW309, new in 1953 with a Roe H33/25R body is seen in the Bus Station ready to move round to Platform A to load for the 70 service to Primley Park.
Photo taken Monday 24 October 1955, Central Bus Station, Leeds
418. RNW310
Leeds 310, RNW310, was one of ten Leyland PD2/14 with Roe H33/25R bodies new in March 1953 and withdrawn in February 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 10 June 1956, Harehills Road, Harehills
419. THN354
Darlington Corporation 42, THN354, a Guy Arab III built in 1953 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken January 1969, Prebend Row
420. CCC596
Aberconwy BC, CCC596, is a Guy Otter with a Roe B25F body, built in 1954 for Llandudno UDC and is still operating.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1976, North Parade Pier Head, Llandudno
421. CCC597
Llandudno AJC551, a 1951 Guy Wolf with Metalcraft body and CCC597, a 1954 Guy Otter with Roe B25F body
Photo taken Tuesday 10 August 1976, North Parade Pier Head, Llandudno
422. DBR658
Sunderland 158, DBR658, a Daimler CVG5 built in 1954 with Roe H33/25R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Union Street, Sunderland
423. DCP833
Halifax 89, DCP833, a 1954 Daimler CVG6 with Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken August 1968, Paddock Lane
424. DCP836
Halifax Corporation Daimler 92, DCP836, passing Guy Arab V demonstrator 888DUK on trial with the corporation.
Photo taken Monday 29 June 1964, George Street, Halifax
425. DCP840
Halifax Corporation 96, DCP840, Daimler CVG6 with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1954. It was fitted with a Leyland O.600 engine as was the whole batch at one time.
Photo taken August 1965, Stock Lane, Warley
426. GHL303
West Riding 754, GHL303, was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Roe L24/26R body new in 1954 and the batch of ten had the lower saloon gangway continuing through on to the platform to give a two step entry to the platform. Note the black square painted above the offside headlamp on this view in Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 5 May 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
427. GHL303
Leeds Central Bus Station is the setting for West Riding 754, GHL303, which was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Roe L24/26R body new in 1954 and was one of ten with the gangway continuing through on to the platform to give a two step entry to the platform.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
428. GHL303
West Riding 754, GHL303, and 789, BHL372, in Leeds Bus Station. 754 was a Roe L24/26R bodied Leyland PD2/22 new in November 1954 whilst 789 was a Leyland PS1/1, new as Bullock 290 with a Barnaby DP35F body in May 1948, which had been rebuilt and rebodied with a Roe L27/26R body in June 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
429. GHL305
West Riding 756, GHL305, seen in Wakefield Bus Station was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Roe L24/26R body, one of ten new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, Wakefield Bus Station
430. GHL306
West Riding 757, GHL306, a 1954 Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/22 in Wakefield Bus Station waiting to depart on the lengthy 189 service to Leeds via Normanton & Castleford.
Photo taken late 1960s, Wakefield Bus Station
431. GHL310
West Riding 761, GHL310, was a Roe L24/26R bodied Leyland PD2/22 with a Midland Red-style tin front.
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
432. HVH211
Hanson 335, HVH211, an AEC Reliance new in 1954 with Roe B41F bodywork seen in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Friday 27 June 1958, Huddersfield
433. HVH211
Hanson's of Huddersfield 335, HVH211, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe DP41F body, new in 1954.
Photo taken July 1969, Dog Kennel Bank, approaching Lowerhouses, Huddersfield
434. JDN668
York Pullman 64, JDN668, a 1954 AEC Regent III with classically proportioned Roe bodywork
Photo taken Saturday 8 August 1998, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
435. JDN668
Preserved York Pullman 64, JDN668, a March 1954 A.E.C. 6812A Regent III with a Roe H33/25RD body, is seen on its way to Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally, climbing New Bank in Halifax.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
436. JDN669
Seen in York, outside the De Grey Rooms is York Pullman, York 65, JDN669, the last of three A.E.C. 6812A Regent IIIs with Roe H33/25RD bodies new in March 1954.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, St Leonards Place, York
437. JTH260
Potteries SN994, JTH260, was a Roe B44F bodied Guy Arab LUF acquired from Beckett, Bucknall in 1963 when the business was taken over. It had been new to West Wales, Tycroes in 1954 and had passed to Beckett in late 1955. It was seen at Stoke garage.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Stoke Garage
438. MWY603
Taylor, Cudworth was one of two operators which used the fleetname "Ideal Service" for a joint route from Barnsley to Upton. MWY603 carried fleet number 9 and was a Leyland PSU1/13 with Roe B44F body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
439. NWT329
Pennine Motor Services NWT329, a 1954 Leyland Royal Tiger with Roe bodywork. A fairly late model Royal Tiger which gave almost 20 years service to Pennine
Photo taken January 1971, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
440. NWT329
Pennine Motor Services, Gargrave NWT329, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/14 with Roe B44F body, new in 1954. Alongside is Hargreaves of Hebden JWU792, a Commer Avenger I with Burlingham C33F body, new in 1949.
Photo taken 1973, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
441. NWT807
Seen in Skipton is Simpson (Pennine), Gargrave NWT807, a Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger with a Roe B44F body new in June 1954.
Photo taken Skipton Bus Station
442. RKH104
Hull 104, RKH104, Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1964, Hull
443. RKH111
At the end of the route and about to return to the City Centre is Hull Corporation Transport Department Trolley Bus No 111, RKH111, photographed at the Chanterlands Avenue North Terminus of service 61.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull
444. TNW730
Seen at Shaw Lane, Headingley, with a new crew about to take over, is Leeds 730, TNW730, the A.E.C. 9613E Regent III with a Roe H33/25R body which had been exhibited at the 1954 Commecial Motor Show and which entered service on 29th October 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley, Leeds
445. TNW739
Leeds 739, TNW739, was one of the 1954 batch of AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H33/25R body and remained in service until 1970.
Photo taken October, 1966, New Woodhouse Lane
446. TNW740
Leeds last AEC Regent IIIs were delivered in 1954. 740, TNW740, carries a Roe body. It is seen on the 49 route, a regular haunt of this batch of vehicles.
Photo taken 1968, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
447. TNW747
Leeds City Transport 747, TNW747, an AEC Regent III 9613E with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken August 1970, Wellington Street/Aire Street, Leeds
448. TNW747
Seen at the Compton Road terminus of the cross town service to Kirkstall is Leeds 747, TNW747, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III new in 1954 with a Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1954, Compton Road, Leeds
449. TNW752
Leeds 752, TNW752, seen here at Stanningley Bottoms was one of the last batch of AEC Regent III/Roe H33/25R delivered to Leeds and was new in September 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 23 July 1955, Stanningley Bottoms, Leeds
450. TUA32
Leeds 32, TUA32, was one of three AEC Reliances new in 1954 with Roe B34C+24 bodies and is seen at the Greenthorpe terminus of the route from Long Causeway.
Photo taken Sunday 11 December 1955, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
451. TUA32
Leeds CT 32, TUA32, was one of the AEC Reliance variations of their small fleet of standee window saloons. Following it is 429, LUA429, a 1948 Roe-bodied Regent III.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
452. TUA33
TUA33 seen here at the terminus in Green Road, Meanwood of the 45 route to Wortley is one of three A.E.C. MU3RV Reliances with Roe B34C +24 bodies new in 1954, and which was number 33 in the Leeds fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 1955, Green Road, Meanwood
453. TUA33
A wintry scene at Amen Corner, Kirkstall featuring Leeds 33, TUA33, an A.E.C. MU3RA Reliance with a Roe B34C + 24 body, new in December 1954, on its way to Wortley from Meanwood.
Photo taken Sunday 27 February 1955, Amen Corner, Kirkstall, Leeds
454. TUA36
One of only two Guy Arabs to feature in the post-war Leeds fleet was 36, TUA36, which is seen in Cockshott Lane, Bramley about to turn left into Stanningley Road. It was new in 1954 and had a Roe B34C + 24 body.
Photo taken Saturday 21 May 1955, Cockshott Lane, Bramley
455. VHN407
Darlington Corporation 53, VHN407, a Guy Arab IV built in 1954 with Roe H30/26R bodywork (UW 7-16-0)
Photo taken May 1972, Darlington Market Place
456. ECX886C
Huddersfield 89, ECX886C, was an AEC Reliance with a Roe body acquired with the Hanson stage carriage business in 1969. The chassis dated originally from 1955 when it carried a Plaxton coach body it was rebuilt with a new bus body in 1965.
Photo taken 1972, St George's Square, Huddersfield
457. GHL713
Guy Arab IV GHL713, 764 in the West Riding fleet, had a Roe L27/26R body and is seen here at the Castleford Garage.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Castleford Garage
458. GHL715
West Riding 766, GHL715, a Guy Arab Mk. IV with Roe L27/26R body, new in 1955, withdrawn in 1971 and sold for scrap.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
459. GHL724
West Riding 775, GHL724, was one of the 1955 batch of Guy Arab IV's with a Roe L53R body.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
460. GSD779
Dodds, Troon DT16 , GSD779, part of the A.A. Motor Services fleet was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe H37/28RD body new in June 1955 seen here in the A.A. bus station in Ayr.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
461. GSD779
Seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr Guy Arab IV GSD779 was new to Dodds, Troon as DT16 in June 1955. It had a Roe H37/28RD body and was withdrawn in 1980 passing into preservation.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
462. HHE320
Starting life in 1947 as Yorkshire Traction 731, registered AHE 462, this Leyland PS1 was rebuilt in 1955 and rebodied with a Roe H33/26R body to become Yorkshire Traction 1039, registered HHE320. It was withdrawn in 1965 and passed via North (dealer), Leeds to Simpson, Rosehearty in June 1965.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, Cross Street/High Street, Fraserburgh
463. RKH113
Hull 113, RKH113, Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Hull
464. RKH114
Hull 114, RKH114, a Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1955, passing AEC Regent 334, KRH344, with Weymann H32/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Hull
465. RUP508
O.K. Motor Services (Howe), Spennymoor RUP508 was a Roe B41F bodied A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance dating from May 1955. It is seen here in Bishop Auckland Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
466. RUP772
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, RUP772, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1955 with Roe C41F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Bishop Auckland depot
467. SRH631
East Yorkshire 631, SRH631, was one of a pair of Leyland PD2/12s with Roe H33/28R bodywork which were new in June 1955. 631 lasted longer than sister 630 and was withdrawn and sold for scrap in November 1971. The 'Beverley Bar' roof can be clearly seen in this photograph.
Photo taken c.1969, Ferensway Bus Park
468. SRH632
East Yorkshire 632, SRH632 a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with lowbridge Roe bodywork alongside AEC Bridgemaster 697, 6697KH, a 1960 example with Park Royal rear entrance bodywork.
Photo taken 1971, Ferensway Bus Park, Hull
469. SRH632
East Yorkshire 632, SRH632, was a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Roe lowbridge bodywork, introduced in 1955.
Photo taken 1965, Filey Bus Station
470. SRH632
East Yorkshire 632, SRH632, was one of a pair of Leyland PD2/12s delivered in July 1955 with Roe L28/28R bodywork. Both were withdrawn in November 1971 but, whilst sister vehicle 633 entered the service fleet, 632 was sold to North's at Sherburn in Elmet.
Photo taken c.1969, Ferensway Bus Park, Hull
471. SUP998
O.K. Motor Services SUP998, an AEC Reliance with Roe DP41F body seen in the finishing shop at Roe’s Crossgates works.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1955, Roe's Crossgates Works
472. TUA29
Leeds 29, TUA29, Leyland PSUC1/1 with Roe B34+24C standee body seen in Town Street, Bramley outside the Rate Office.
Photo taken Saturday 21 May 1955, Town Street, Bramley
473. TUA29
Leeds 29, TUA29, one of three Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs with Roe B34C bodies new in 1955 is seen at the Greenthorpe terminus of the route to Long Causeway which required single deck operation because of a low bridge in Henconner Lane at Bramley and a weak bridge at Kirkstall.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1960, Greenthorpe
474. TUA29
The advantage of opening windscreens is displayed in this shot of Leeds 29 TUA29, the first of three Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs with Roe B34C + 24 bodies new on 1st May 1955 and seen at Shaw Lane, Headingley.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley, Leeds
475. TUA30
Leeds 30, TUA30, was a Leyland Tiger Cub with a Roe B34+24C standee body introduced in 1955.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
476. TUA31
Leeds 31, TUA31, one of three Leyland Tiger Cubs, fitted with Roe B34C+24 bodies new in 1955 seen here at Shaw Lane, Headingley.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley
477. TUA35
Leeds City Transport 35, TUA35, a Guy 5LW with Roe centre-entrance "standee" bodywork, built in 1955.
Photo taken late 1966, Stanks Terminus, Leeds
478. TUA36
Leeds 36, TUA36, one of two Guy Arab LUFs, fitted with Roe B34C+24 bodies new in 1955 seen here at the Long Causeway, Adel terminus.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1955, Waylnd Drive, Adel
479. TUA36
Leeds City Transport 36, TUA36, a Guy 5LW with Roe centre-entrance "standee" body of 1955. Behind is a nearly-new, unidentified Weymann-bodied Atlantean.
Photo taken Sunday 17 October 1965, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
480. UUA202
Seen in Bond Street, Leeds is 202, UUA202, a Leyland PD2/11 with a Roe H33/25R body new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 4 March 1956, Bond Street, Leeds
481. UUA203
Leeds C.T. 203, UUA203, a Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken 1970, Town Street/Half Mile Lane (The Pavilion), Stanningley
482. UUA207
Leeds bought 15 Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/11s. Two of these have been preserved and seen here is 207, UUA207. This bus carries the later green livery with light green lower deck window surrounds and a simplified indicator showing the route number and final destination.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Otley
483. UUA207
A rear view of Leeds 207 UUA207 showing the subtle lines of the Roe body. The trademark staircase window is also clearly visible. This batch of 15 Leyland Titan PD2/11s were the penultimate batch of Leeds buses to carry this feature.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Otley
484. UUA207
Leeds City Transport 207, UUA207, and sister 212, UUA212 are both beautifully preserved Leyland PD2/11s with Roe H33/25R bodies from 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Thwaites Mill Museum
485. UUA209
Leeds Leyland Titan deliveries in the mid fifties totalled 30 chassis in two batches. The 1955 deliveries were Leyland Titan PD2/11s. 209, UUA209, carried a Roe body.
Photo taken 1968, Stanningley Road, Leeds
486. UUA212
Leeds City Transport bought Leyland Titans with Pneumocyclic gearboxes in 1955. One of these is 212, UUA212, a Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/11.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 2009, Harrogate
487. UUA212
Leeds City Transport 212, UUA212, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with a Roe H33/25R body at York Street during the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
488. UUA212
Former Leeds City Transport 212, UUA212, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe bodywork heads away from the bus station towards the Corn Exchange during the Leeds Running Day The rear was modified during its time as a driver training bus. If this is looking like the back end of a bus count me in!
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
489. UUA212
Leeds were the only operators to purchase Leyland PD2/11 models, fifteen having Roe H33/25R bodies and five having Metro Cammell H33/25R bodies. They were used initially mainly on the service from the Central Bus Station to Half Mile Lane and Roe bodied 212, UUA212, which had entered service two days earlier, is seen at the Bramley Station stop in Stanningley Road on its way to Half Mile Lane.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1955, Stanningley Road, Leeds
490. UUA213
Leeds 213, UUA213, a Leyland PD2/11 with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1955
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leedsl Bus Station
491. UUA214
Leeds 214, UUA214, was a Leyland PD2/11 with Roe H33/25R body from 1955.
Photo taken 1961/62, King Lane, Moortown
492. GJX327
Halifax JOC 300, GJX327, was a Daimler CVG6 with Roe H37/26R body built in 1956.
Photo taken 1971, Channing Way, Bradford Town Hall
493. GJX329
Seen in Crossfield Bus Station in Halifax is Calderdale 302, GJX329, a Roe H37/28R bodied Daimler CVG6. This batch, GJX 327-331, unlike the previous batch, DCP 831-842, were not retro-fitted with Leyland O600 engines.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
494. GJX330
Calderdale JOC 383, GJX330, a Daimler CVG6 with Roe H37/28R bodywork. It was new to Halifax Corporation in 1956 as their 18 and transferred briefly to the JOC fleet in 1971 as their 303, was transferred to Calderdale as their 303 before finally being re-numbered 383 in 1972.
Photo taken early 1970s, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
495. GJX330
Halifax JOC 303, GJX330 a 1956 Daimler CVG6 with Roe H37/28R body.
Photo taken 1971, King Cross Road, Halifax
496. GJX330
Bradford Playspace GJX330, a 1956 Daimler CVG6/Roe H37/28R originally Halifax (BLOTW gives it as 18, BBF2 as 118 and Omnibus Society as 303 - presumably connected with Mr Hilditch's love of renumbering)
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1975, Blackpool Coach Park
497. GJX331
Halifax Corporation GJX331 Daimler CVG6, Roe body now owned by the Keighley Bus Museum Trust Ltd.
Photo taken Sunday 10 April 2005, Ingrow Station, Keighley & Worth Valley Railway
498. HHL994
West Riding 782, HHL994, a Guy Arab IV/Roe L27/26R was new in 1956. It is seen here entering the Central Bus Station in Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 8 November 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
499. JHL710
Martindale of Ferryhill JHL710, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1956 with Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, near Ferryhill
500. JHL711
West Riding 811, JHL711, an AEC Reliance with Roe B44F body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
501. JHL711
West Riding 811, JHL711, was one of their Roe B44F-bodied AEC Reliances, dating from 1956.
Photo taken c.1959, Central Bus Station, Leeds
502. JHL712
Martindale JHL712, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1956 with Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1970, Martindale Garage off Durham Road, Ferryhill
503. JHL714
West Riding 814, JHL714, a 1956 AEC Reliance/Roe B44F leaving Dewsbury Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 8 April 1959, Dewsbury Bus Station
504. KCF711
Guy Arab III KCF711 with Roe lowbridge body from the small fleet of H.C.Chambers and Son of Bures, new c. 1956
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
505. KHL
KHL---, an unidentified West Riding Guy Arab IV heads out of Leeds on the temporary one-way arrangement during the building of the Inner Ring Road.
Photo taken 1968, Quarry Hill, Leeds
506. KHL839
West Riding Guy Arab IV 442, KHL839, with a Roe lowbridge body. A message has highlighted the fact, not readily observed, that the lower saloon windows were deeper on the nearside than the offside due to the sunken side gangway. From this angle it is possible to see how this discontinuity was incorporated into the lines of the body. The central cream band can be seen to be noticeably narrower on the nearside than on the rear (and round to the offside), the step in height being lost around the rear door opening.
Photo taken Wednesday 9 February 1972, St. Peter's Street, approaching Leeds Central Bus Station
507. KVH889
Hanson 347, KVH889, an AEC/Hanson Regent which was rebuilt from 20 (VH9101) and 284 (AVH903), rebodied with a Roe H37/28R body and reregistered in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1957, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
508. LVH12
Huddersfield 12, LVH12, a 1956 AEC Reliance with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1974, John William Street, Huddersfield
509. MUM459
Farsley Omnibus MUM459 was a Daimler CVD6 starting life as a Wallace Arnold coach with a Wilks & Meade body in 1949. In 1956 it was rebodied with a Roe H33/28R body and entered service with subsidiary Farsley Omnibus on the 1st January 1957.
Photo taken 1968, Pudsey Bus Station
510. PWY943
Burrows 89, PWY943, was a Roe L27/26RD bodied AEC Regent V seen in Leeds Bus Station when brand new.
Photo taken Saturday 7 January 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
511. RWU642
Felix of Hadfield were firm AEC users for many years. Seen at the Thorne terminus of the Doncaster service is 35, RWU642, Felix's first AEC Regent V dating from 1956.
Photo taken 1969, Thorne near Doncaster
512. RWU643
Former Felix of Hatfield 36, RWU643, an AEC Regent V D3RV with Roe H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken March 1973, W. North's premises, Sherburn in Elmet
513. SUP998
O.K. Motor Services, Bishop Auckland SUP998 seen in Midland Road, Kings Cross, was a Roe DP41F bodied A.E.C. Reliance new in 1956. A shot of it in the finishing shop at Roe's in December 1955 is on the site.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Midland Road, London Kings Cross
514. TUP856
Hartlepool Corporation had a fleet of just four AEC Regents, numbered 1 to 4, TUP856 to TUP859, AEC Regent V with Roe H35/28R bodies, new in 1956. This shot is probably of number 1, TUP856.
Photo taken October 1964, outside West Hartlepool Bus Station
515. TUP859
Hartlepool Borough Transport 98, TUP859, an AEC Regent V MD3RV built in 1956 with Roe H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
516. TUP859
Hartlepool 4, TUP859, one of four AEC MD3RV Regent Vs with Roe H35/28R bodies new in 1956 at West Hartlepool in the blue and cream livery of the Corporation.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1965, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
517. UUP950
O.K. Motor Services (Emmerson), Bishop Auckland UUP950 was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Roe B45F body new in October 1956. Bringing up the rear is Crossley Regent V 88CMV which was acquired in May 1957 and which had been a demonstrator for Crossley since being new in October 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Peel Street, Bishop Auckland
518. WUA762
Leeds 762 is seen under construction at the works of Charles H. Roe at Crossgates. It was an A.E.C. MD2RA Regent V with an H33/27R body which would be registered WUA762.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1955, Roe Works, Crossgates, Leeds
519. WUA765
Leeds 765, WUA765, seen in Albion Street on its way from Lawnswood to Beeston on the first day of Route 1 Lawnswood to Beeston, was an A.E.C. MD2RA Regent V with a Roe H33/27R body, new on 4th March 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 4 March 1956, Albion Street, Leeds
520. WUA768
Leeds City Transport 768, WUA768, was an AEC Regent V with Roe H33/27R body, built in 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 8 June 1972, Stonegate Road, Moortown
521. WUA770
Leeds CT 770, WUA770 was a Roe-bodied Regent V dating from 1956.
Photo taken 1967, Wide Lane, Morley
522. WUA779
Leeds 779, WUA779, was an AEC Regent V with a Roe H33/27R body dating from 1956. Note the speeding "Granville", once a common sight.
Photo taken 1965, Ring Road Terminus, Whitkirk
523. WUA779
Seen in Otley Road, Lawnswood, having just arrived from Beeston, on the first day of Route 1 from Lawnswood to Beeston, is Leeds 779, WUA779, an A.E.C. MD2RA Regent V with a Roe H33/27R body, new on 4th March 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 4 March 1956, Otley Road, Lawnswood, Leeds
524. WUA782
Leeds 782, WUA782, an A.E.C. MD2RA Regent V with a Roe H33/27R body, new on 4th March 1956, is seen at the Beeston terminus, in Town Street, on the first day of the new service to Lawnswood.
Photo taken Sunday 4 March 1956, Town Street, Beeston, Leeds
525. WUA804
Leeds 804, WUA804, an AEC Regent V with Roe H33/27R body new in 1956, retaining the old style Regent III radiator that Leeds specified until 1960
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
526. WUA809
Leeds City Transport lightweight AEC Regent V 809, WUA809, dating from 1956 had a Roe body and was withdrawn in 1973
Photo taken 1971, Long Causeway
527. WUA823
Leeds CT 823, WUA823 was one of their many AEC Regent Vs with a Roe H33/27R body dating from 1956.
Photo taken 1968, Whitkirk Terminus
528. 1949U
Samuel Ledgard AEC Regent V 1949U with Roe H37/28R bodywork, ready for delivery in August 1957.
Photo taken August 1957, outside the Office Building at Crossgates Carriage Works, Leeds
529. 1949U
1949U was a 1957 AEC Regent V with Roe H37/28R body, new to Exors of Samuel Ledgard.
Photo taken October 1967, Henshaw Lane, Yeadon
530. 1950U
Samuel Ledgard 1950U was one of six Roe-bodied AEC Regent Vs dating from 1957. Although showing the destination of Otley, it is seen entering Leeds and has been pre-set for the return journey.
Photo taken circa 1967, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds
531. 1951U
The Executors of Samuel Ledgard bought six A.E.C. D3RV Regent Vs with Roe H37/28R bodies in September 1957 and 1951U, the third of them, is seen in Park Place, Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Park Place, Leeds
532. 1952U
The last new double-deck vehicles delivered during Samuel Ledgard's lifetime were PNW91-3, 1951 Leyland bodied PD2/12s. The next, and last, new deckers apart from Daimler CVG6 XUG141 in March 1957 were 1949-1954U which were Roe H37/28R bodied AEC D3RV Regents delivered in September 1957. Ledgard's first bus had been a Karrier new in September 1912, registered U1949, leading to the choice of registration numbers for the new buses. 1952U is seen here in King Street, Leeds with Hebble 152, BJX680, a 1951 Willowbrook B43F bodied Leyland PSU1/1 Royal Tiger on the Leeds to Rochdale service.
Photo taken Monday 20 August 1962, King Street, Leeds
533. 1952U
With reference to the recent picture of Samuel Ledgard 1952U in King Street, Leeds here is a better view showing the tell tale "dimple" in the destination screen panel - a minor blemish which hides quite an unusual drama early in the career of this fine vehicle.
Photo taken 1958, within yards of the Ledgard Depot, Crossgate, Otley
534. 1953U
Samuel Ledgard 1953U, an AEC Regent V with Roe H37/28R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
535. 1953U
Samuel Ledgard 1953U was one of a batch of six AEC Regent Vs, the first new double deckers ordered since Samuel Ledgard's death in 1952. Roe provided the H37/28R bodywork carried here in King Street, Leeds and after takeover by West Yorkshire in October 1967, this one became DAW9.
Photo taken Wednesday 11 September 1957, King Street, Leeds
536. 1953U
New in 1957, Ledgard, Armley 1953U was one of six A.E.C. D3RV Regent Vs with Roe H37/28R bodies and is seen here behind Otley garage.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Garage
537. 1954U
Former Samuel Ledgard 1954U, an AEC Regent V with Roe H37/28R body of 1957.
Photo taken 1967, Crossgate, Otley
538. 1954U
1954U, seen in Park Place, Leeds, was the last of six A.E.C. D3RV Regent Vs with Roe H37/28R bodies new to Ledgard, Armley in 1957. It passed to West Yorkshire, Harrogate on 14th October 1967 as DAW10 and was withdrawn in May 1969. 
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Park Place, Leeds
539. 469DHN
Darlington Corporation 69, 469DHN, a Guy Arab IV built in 1957 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1972, Darlington Market Place
540. HGR212
Sunderland 212, HGR212, a Daimler CVG5 built in 1957 with Roe H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Brougham Street exit, Sunderland Central Bus Station
541. JHL581
Dunning, Great Ayton, JHL581, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Roe Dalesman C41C bodywork.
Photo taken December 1971, Great Ayton
542. JHL983
West Riding 803, JHL983, a 1957 AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe Dalesman body.
Photo taken 1994, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
543. JHL983
West Riding's 803, JHL983, a Roe "Dalesman" bodied AEC Reliance, is now back in Dewsbury after its sojourn with Classic Coaches of High Wycombe. It is seen on display at the Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Foundry Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
544. JHL983
A rear view of preserved former West Riding A.C. 803, JHL983, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe Dalesman C41F body, new in 1957. Withdrawn by West Riding in 1966 it passed via two further south east operators to the West Riding Wulfrunian Preservation Society in 1978.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
545. KHL825
West Riding 825, KHL825, was a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body of 1957. It is seen racing into Leeds to take up an evening works contract service from the huge Burtons Clothing factory.
Photo taken 1966, Austhorpe, Leeds
546. KHL828
Six of West Riding's 1957 Roe bodied Guy Arabs with 431, originally, 828, KHL828 in the centre (and a lone Panther). They had very well appointed interiors and, partly due to the early demise of the Wulfrunians, had long active lives - they were still in regular all-day service around Castleford and Featherstone in the early 'seventies.
Photo taken Saturday 29 July 1972, Belle Isle Depot Yard, Wakefield
547. KHL829
KHL829, a Guy Arab IV with a Roe L29/26RD body was West Riding, Wakefield 432 and was seen in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
548. KHL834
West Riding 834, KHL834, a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body new in 1957
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
549. KHL836
West Riding Autos 836, KHL836, was one of their lowbridge Roe-bodied Guy Arab IV's dating from 1957. This comparatively rare nearside view shows the (open) folding platform door - a facility much appreciated during winter months.
Photo taken 1965, Selby Road, Halton, Leeds
550. KHL837
West Riding 837, KHL837, was a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body of 1957. These reliable vehicles were the workhorses of many of West Riding's "trunk" routes out of Leeds, including this long run to Doncaster.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
551. KHL845
West Riding 845, KHL845, a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body new in 1957, speeds along the narrow country lane towards Swillington.
Photo taken 1968, Swillington Common
552. KHL850
This is the upper saloon interior of West Riding 453, KHL850, a Guy Arab IV with Roe L29/26RD bodywork that had been new as 850. This shows the lowbridge arrangement formed of pairs of double seats which may have had a very slight stagger between them but more likely were just at slightly different angles.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 February 1972, Featherstone Depot
553. KHL855
West Riding /Yorkshire Woollen driver trainer A14, KHL855, a 1957 Guy Arab IV with lowbridge Roe bodywork. When new this was 855 in the West Riding fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1978, Savile Town, Dewsbury
554. KHL860
West Riding 860, KHL860, was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe L55R body dating from 1957
Photo taken 1965, Aberford Road, Woodlesford
555. KHL862
West Riding 465 (formerly 862), KHL862, was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe L55R body of 1957.
Photo taken 1971, Wakefield Bus Station
556. KVL679
Lincoln Corporation 75, KVL679, a Leyland Titan PD2/31 with Roe H33/28R body, one of a batch of 6 new in 1957
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1960, Oxford Street, Lincoln
557. NBU494
Oldham Corporation 394, NBU494, a 1957 Leyland Titan PD2/20 with Roe bodywork
Photo taken 2000, Piece Hall, Halifax
558. NBU499
"Oldham" 399, NBU499, seen here on learner duty in Mersey Square, Stockport, was a Leyland PD2/20 with a Roe H33/27R body.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Mersey Square, Stockport
559. NBU502
Oldham 402, NBU502, a Leyland PD2/20 built in 1957 with a Roe H60R body.
Photo taken 1963/64, probably at the rear of the Oldham Corporation Depot
560. PVN51
TRTB 51, PVN51, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1957 with Roe Dalesman C41C bodywork.
Photo taken July 1968, South Bank Depot
561. PVN51
Teesside Municipal Transport S351, PVN51, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1957 with Roe Dalesman C41F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1972, behind Swimming Baths, Middlesbrough
562. PVN51
Between 1951 and 1956 TRTB didn't purchase any new vehicles but, in 1957, they received two PD2/20s and a pair of Leyland PSUC1/2s with Roe Dalesman C41C bodies. One of the latter, 51, PVN51, is seen in the depot yard at South Bank.
Photo taken 1967, South Bank Depot
563. SVN24
TRTB 24, SVN24, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 from 1957 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1967, Borough Road, Middlesbrough
564. UWT876
Three independent bus and coach operators (Messrs. Bingley, Everett and Cooper) combined to operate the joint United Services route from Wakefield, via South Elmsall and Hemsworth, to Doncaster. UWT 876 was an AEC Regent V with a Roe L27/26RD body, entering the Bingley fleet in 1957.
Photo taken 1966, Marshgate Bus Station, Doncaster
565. UWT876
UWT876 was an AEC D3RV Regent V with Roe L27/26RD body dating from 1957 and operated by Bingley, Kinsley as part of the United Services fleet. It is seen laying over in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
566. UWT876
United Services (Bingley of Kinsley) UWT876, was the smart AEC Regent V with Roe L27/26RD body dating from 1957.
Photo taken Thursday 6 May 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
567. VKH671
Seen at Bridlington in June 1967, 671, VKH671, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Roe 39 seat body along side AEC Bridgemaster 712, 4712AT, with Park Royal 73 seat body.
Photo taken June 1967, Bridlington Bus Station
568. VNY655
One of nine buses (six double and three single deck) new to Pontypridd in 1957 as trolleybus replacements was 77, VNY655, a Roe B41R bodied Guy Arab LUF.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
569. VUP472
Economic (Wilson), Whitburn, 8, VUP472 A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Roe B44F bodywork. Parked at the stop outside the old Binns bakery in Sunderland before heading to South Shields via Coast Road.
Photo taken March 1970, Park Lane Terminus, Sunderland
570. WAT652
East Yorkshire 652, WAT652, a 1957 AEC Regent V LD3RA with Roe bodywork seating 66. The famous contoured Beverley Bar roof line can be clearly seen.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008, Meadowhall, Sheffield
571. WAT652
East Yorkshire 652, WAT652, a 1957 AEC Regent V LD3RA with Roe body. 652 has been preserved.
Photo taken 1960, Filey Bus Station
572. XUM856
Leeds C.T. 856, XUM856, an AEC Regent V MD2RA with Roe H33/27R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken late 1970, Half Mile Lane terminus, Pavilion, Stanningley Road, Leeds
573. XUM873
873, XUM873, was from Leeds' second batch of A.E.C. MD2RA Regent Vs with Roe H33/27R bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
574. XUM894
Leeds 894, XUM894, was the last of their 7' 6" wide A.E.C. Regent Vs with Roe H33/27R bodies and is seen in Leeds Bus Station
Photo taken Friday 11 August 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
575. YWB297
Sheffield B fleet was a joint affair with the corporation and the BTC representing the railway interest. It provided services to the outer suburbs. Seen here about to depart Pond Street bus station for Wybourn is 1297, YWB297, a 1957 Leyland Titan PD2/20 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 14 May 1970, Pond Street Bus Station
576. 1901NW
Leeds 901, 1901NW, one of the first batch of 8’ wide AEC Regent Vs, new in 1958, seen in Leeds Central Bus Station operating to Half Mile Lane on a rare incursion. Leeds had a ban on its own 8’ wide vehicles using the bus station but other operators ran such vehicles without problems. The roadways were wide enough but pulling into and out of stands was more difficult.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
577. 3156WE
Sheffield 1156, 3156WE, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Roe bodywork was a member of the C fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, Meadowhall
578. 3156WE
Sheffield Joint Omnibus 1156, 3156WE, a Leyland Titan PD2/30 dates from 1958 and carries attractive Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2011, Matlock Bus Station
579. 3156WE
A rear view of preserved Sheffield 1156, 3156WE, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2011, Matlock Bus Station
580. 3160WE
Sheffield 1160, 3160WE, a Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Roe H33/26RD body, new in 1958 - 1160 was part of the 'C' fleet which was owned by British Railways although managed by the Corporation.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
581. 366CPT
366CPT was a 1958 AEC 2MU3RV Reliance with a Roe DP41F body of Gillett Brothers, Quarrington Hill seen at Wembley.
Photo taken Saturday 11 April 1959, Wembley Stadium
582. 366CPT
Gillett Bros, Quarrington Hill, A E C Reliance 2MU3RV 366CPT, built in 1958 with Roe DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, Bishop Auckland Market Place
583. 4507WB
Sheffield 507, 4507WB, a Leyland PD2/30 with Roe H33/26R body, new in January 1958.
Photo taken August 1968, Abbeydale Road South/Hartington Avenue, Millhouses
584. 518GRA
Booth & Fisher, Halfway 518GRA seen at Ascot was a Roe DP41F bodied AEC MU3RV Reliance new in May 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
585. 518GRA
DP or not DP that is the question. Booth and Fisher was operated as a separate subsidiary of South Yorkshire PTE from takeover in February 1976 until 1978 when PTE fleet numbers and colours started to appear. Withdrawn by that time was 518GRA a 1958 AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe 41 seat bodywork. Originally classed as DP - with coach seats in an embelished bus shell incorporating roof lights, it had by this time received bus seats.
Photo taken Sunday 9 July 1978, Halfway Depot
586. 5221NW
Leeds City Transport 221, 5221NW, was the first of 71 Leyland PD3/5s with Roe H39/32R bodies delivered for tram replacement. It had been exhibited at the 1958 Commercial Motor Show and is seen here at St. Chad’s Road, Headingley at the end of its first journey in service.
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1958, St. Chad's Road, Headingley
587. 5221NW
5221NW, Leeds 221, was exhibited at the Commercial Motor Show in October 1958 and has the gold lining applied to Leeds models exhibited there. It was a Leyland PD3/5 with a Roe H39/32R body and this rear view was taken at the Beeston terminus of the cross-town route from Lawnswood.
Photo taken Sunday 21 December 1958, Beeston Terminus
588. 5225NW
Leeds 225, 5225NW, was one of their handsome Leyland PD3/5s with Roe H39/32R bodies dating from 1958.
Photo taken c.1966, Corn Exchange, Leeds
589. 5234NW
Leeds 234, 5234NW, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe bodywork shines in the sun as it waits to depart from Roundhay for Middleton. The later Leeds fleetname is carried.
Photo taken April 1974, Roundhay Park terminus
590. 9000WB
The Sheffield Committee coach was 9000WB, an AEC MU3RV Reliance with a Roe Dalesman C37C body built in 1958 and was in the Corporation 'A' fleet. Initially it did not carry its fleet number externally but in this photograph it is seen carrying its number, 900, whilst on the parking area at Pond Street Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Pond Street Bus Park
591. ACU721
Tyneside PTE 321, ACU721, a Guy Arab IV built in 1958 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, South Shields Market Place
592. FEF372
West Hartlepool 2, FEF372, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1958 with Roe H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
593. FEF375
West Hartlepool 5, FEF375, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1958 with Roe H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
594. MFE993
Lincoln Corporation 81, MFE993, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Roe B41D body, new in November 1958
Photo taken August 1959, Oxford Street, Lincoln
595. MFE996
Lincoln Corporation 84, MFE996, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Roe B41D body, new in November 1958
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1960, Oxford Street, Lincoln
596. MFE996
Second view of Lincoln Corporation 84, MFE996, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Roe B41D body, new in November 1958
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1960, Oxford Street, Lincoln
597. MJD759
2nd Stoneleigh Methodist Scout Group MJD759 was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Roe Dalesman C41C body new in 1958 to Essex County, London E.15. Thomas, West Ewell acquired it in June 1971 from Broadway, Buckhurst Hill and it passed to the Scouts in April 1975.
Photo taken Sunday 9 July 1978, Stoneleigh Crescent, Stoneleigh
598. NCX176
County Motors, Lepton 97, SVH354, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Metro-Cammell B45F body, new in 1960 and alongside 91, NCX176, a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with Roe L27/28RD body, new in 1958.
Photo taken March 1968, County Motors Depot, Waterloo, Huddersfield
599. NCX178
County Motors line up, from left to right - 93, NCX178, a Guy Arab IV (with exposed grill) with Roe body of 1958; 70, CCX801, a Guy Arab II of 1945, rebodied by Roe in 1953; 85, EVH213, a Leyland PS1/2 of 1949, rebodied by Windover in 1954.
Photo taken 1967, Lepton Depot, Huddersfield
600. NCX178
Yorkshire Traction 687 was former County Motors 93, NCX178, a Guy Arab IV with Roe body of 1958.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Wombwell Depot
601. NCX686
Huddersfield 186, NCX686, an AEC D2RA Regent V from 1958 with Roe H37/28R body is seen in the upper half of the Upperhead Row bus station in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Tuesday 17 June 1958, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
602. NCX688
Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee was one of a number of Yorkshire operators who specified exposed radiators for their early AEC Regent Vs. 188, NCX688, was a 1958 example with Roe 65 seat bodywork.
Photo taken 1972, Lord Street, Huddersfield
603. NVH399
Hanson 350, NVH399, seen at Huddersfield’s Upperhead Row Bus Station was a Roe H37/28R bodied Hanson rebuild based on the chassis of AEC Regal III 322 (DVH311) new in 1948. The rebuild took place in 1958 and was the third of seven such rebuilds between 1956 and 1963.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1964, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
604. OKW106
Bradford Corporation 501, OKW106, a 1958 AEC Reliance MU2RA with a Roe B44F body under a spiders web of trolleybus wiring on Thornton Road in Bradford c.1969 Originally 301, it was renumbered in 1967 & passed to West Yorkshire PTE as 2501 on its formation in 1974.
Photo taken c.1969, Thornton Road, Bradford
605. OKW107
Bradford City Transport 502, OKW107, an AEC Reliance MU2RA with Roe B44F body, new in 1958 (as 302, renumbered in 1967).
Photo taken late 1960s, Jacob's Well roundabout, Bradford
606. PBU931
Most of Oldham's PD2s that received the SELNEC orange livery were from this batch of Roe-bodied PD2/30s, but only about half of the batch of 24 were done before the decision was made to not fully re-certify them. Most then received a partial repaint in the old livery like 5359 in the background which features in another photo. By the date of this photo Oldham 431, PBU931, has become SELNEC 5331. It was withdrawn by GMPTE in July 1975.
Photo taken Sunday 16 May 1971, Wallshaw Street Garage
607. PBU942
Oldham 442, PBU942, a Leyland PD2/30 with Roe H37/28R body new in October 1958. This is strange ground for this bus, at the rear of the Hyde road depot of Manchester Corporation on the famous skid pan, having been transferred to SELNEC and gained a green southern division logo.
Photo taken Friday 5 July 1974, Hyde Road Depot, Manchester
608. PBU945
Oldham 445, PBU945, was a Leyland PD2/30 with a Roe H37/28R body new in 1958 which is seen entering Cannon Street Bus Station in Manchester.
Photo taken Sunday 8 February 1959, Cannon Street Bus Station, Manchester
609. RFU12
Hudson's of Horncastle, Lincs. RFU12, a Leyland Titan PD3/3 with Roe H37/32RD body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1970, Horncastle
610. SVN24
Tees-side Railless Traction Board 24, SVN24, was one of a pair (23-24) of Leyland PD2/27s with Roe H33/28R bodies delivered in 1958. It was fitted with Cave-Brown_Cave heating by September 1962 and is seen here at the Exchange in Middlesbrough. It passed to Teesside Municipal Transport in April 1968.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 August 1967, Middlesbrough Exchange
611. UWU515
Severn, Stainforth bought two of these Leyland PD3/5s with Roe H39/32R bodies in 1958. UWU515 is seen here at East Laith Gate, Doncaster on the service to Thorne- Moorends
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Christ Church, Doncaster
612. YPT470
Scurr, Stillington YPT470 was a Roe B45F bodied A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance new in March 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
613. YPT796
Economic of Whitburn bought this AEC Reliance with rare Roe Dalesman coach body in 1958. It was 3, YPT796, in their fleet.
Photo taken August 1995, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
614. YUP487
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, YUP487, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 from 1958 with H41/32RD bodywork by Roe. Parked next to it is UJF179, a Daimler CS6G/30 with Metro-Cammell bodywork acquired from Leicester, where it was new in 1959.
Photo taken April 1972, OK depot Bishop Auckland
615. YUP487
YUP487, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/6 with Roe H73RD bodywork of OK Motor Services.
Photo taken 1969, Bishop Auckland Market Place
616. YUP487
YUP487 was a Leyland PD3/6 with a Roe H41/32RD body new to O.K. Motor Services (Emmerson), Bishop Auckland in 1958. It is seen here in Bondgate, Bishop Auckland operating the Witton Park service.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Bondgate, Bishop Auckland
617. YUP487
YUP487, of O.K. Motor Services (Emmerson), Bishop Auckland, was a Leyland PD3/6 with a Roe H41/32RD body which had been new to Emmerson in May 1958 and was seen at Marlborough Crescent Bus Station.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1959, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
618. YUP565
Gillett Brothers of Quarrington Hill, Co. Durham, YUP565, an AEC Reliance MU3RV of 1958 with dual purpose bodywork by Roe.
Photo taken July 1970, Bishop Auckland Market Place
619. YUP565
Gillett Bros, Quarrington Hill, YUP565, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1958 with Roe DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Quarrington Hill Garage
620. YUP6
Stanhope MS YUP6, a Leyland Titan PD2/10 built in 1958 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken February 1970, Bondgate, Bishop Auckland
621. YUP6
Stanhope Motor Services YUP6 was a Leyland PD2/10C with a Roe H37/28RD body. It had been new in 1949 as Stanhope L11, a Leyland PS2/3, registered KUP435, with an Associated Coachbuilders C33F body. The chassis was rebuilt with a new chassis frame, given a new chassis number, and rebodied in May 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1969, Front Street, Stanhope
622. 1908NW
Leeds 908, 1908NW, AEC Regent V MD2RA Roe H33/29R.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
623. 3568DT
Blue Ensign (G Ennifer) 3568DT an AEC Regent V with Roe H41/32F bodywork which was new in 1959. It was withdrawn in 1975 and so didn't pass to SYPTE when the company sold out in 1978.
Photo taken c 1973, King Avenue, New Rossington
624. 3568DT
3568DT seen leaving Glasgow Paddocks in Doncaster was an A.E.C. 2D3RA Regent V with a Roe H41/32F body, new in November 1959, in the Blue Ensign fleet of Ennifer, Doncaster.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
625. 3904WE
Sheffield 904, 3904WE, a 1959 Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, Meadowhall
626. 3908WE
Stevensons 23, 3908WE, a former Sheffield City Transport Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Roe body dating from 1959. It was numbered 908 in the Sheffield fleet.
Photo taken 1976, Uttoxeter Bus Station
627. 3908WE
Stevensons of Uttoxeter 23, 3908WE, a Leyland PD3/1 with Roe body, ex-Sheffield 908, new in June 1959
Photo taken early 1970s, Wetmore Bus Park, Burton
628. 3911WE
Sheffeld 911, 3911WE, a 1959 Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Roe bodywork dating from 1959 is seen in use as a driver trainer with South Yorkshire PTE.
Photo taken Monday 15 October 1979, Pond Street Bus Park
629. 3913WE
Sheffield M10, originally 913, 3913WE, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 built in 1959 with Roe H39/30R body, relegated to learner duties by the time this photo was taken.
Photo taken 1971, Attercliffe Common, Sheffield
630. 5226NW
Leeds PD3/5 226, 5226NW, in very familiar territory on Roundhay Road in Leeds as it approaches Harehills on a Moortown service.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 June 1972, Roundhay Road, Leeds
631. 5231NW
Leeds 231, 5231NW, was a fine Roe-bodied Leyland PD3 of 1959. Behind was 909, 1909NW, a 1958 Roe/Regent V which was notable for being numerically the last 27'6" bus introduced by LCT.
Photo taken 1971, Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor
632. 5258NW
Leeds 258, 5258NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with Roe H38/32R body, new in 1959
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
633. 5269NW
WYPTE Leeds District 269, 5269NW, a Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe H39/32R body, new in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
634. 5271NW
Leeds 271, 5271NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with a Roe H38/32R body of 1959, successfully avoids two ladies unaware of the danger.
Photo taken 1970, Seacroft
635. 5280NW
Former Leeds 280, 5280NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with Roe H38/32R body, new in March 1959, now owned by Black Prince.
Photo taken Thursday 10 March 2005, Black Prince Garage, Morley, Leeds
636. 5280NW
Another non London vehicle which was out at the Ensignbus vintage running day was Leeds PD3 5280NW, in Brentwood High Street on its way to Grays on the X81.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 2014, High Street, Brentwood
637. 5284NW
Leeds City Transport 284, a 1959 Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe body, seen when working for Tyne and Wear PTE during a vehicle shortage in 1976. The bus is numbered 415 in the PTE fleet.
Photo taken 1976, Newcastle
638. 5284NW
Leeds City Transport Roe bodied Leyland Titan 284, 5284NW, on loan to Tyne and Wear PTE where it carried fleet number 415.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
639. 7504UA
Leeds City Transport 504, 7504UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H38/32R body (delivered as H39/32R but altered in 1960) pictured outside the Central Bus Station. Renumbered 704 in late 1972 (to make way for a batch of new Atlanteans) it was withdrawn in August 1974, after passing briefly to WYPTE.
Photo taken mid to late 1960s, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
640. 7514UA
Leeds 514, 7514UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe bodywork entered service on Saturday 7th November 1959 as a direct tramway replacement vehicle, it was placed in service at teatime to replace a tram on the Halton route. It is seen here in December 1976 on an enthusiasts tour. On New Years Eve 1976, 514 became the last rear loader to run in Leeds.
Photo taken December 1976, Colton Village
641. 7514UA
Leeds 514, 7514UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 is seen after restoration to as delivered condition. It carries the livery with the light green above the windows rather than around the windows and a full via blind. The bus is now at the Keighley bus museum.
Photo taken 1992, Kirkstall
642. 7514UA
Leeds C.T. 514, 7514UA, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1959. Passing to the West Yorkshire P.T.E in 1974, it was withdrawn at the end of 1976, and by 1981 had passed to the Leeds 514 Preservation Group.
Photo taken 1970, Town Street/Half Mile Lane (The Pavilion), Stanningley
643. 7516UA
Leeds 516, 7516UA, was one of the handsome Roe H39/32R bodied Daimler CVG6LX's dating from 1959. Its position on the wrong side of the road is the result of it having just pulled out of the terminus.
Photo taken 1966, Selby Road, Halton
644. 7519UA
Leeds City Transport 519, 7519UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe bodywork. Renumbered to 719 in 1972.
Photo taken 1968, Stanningley Road, Leeds
645. 7520UA
As well as AEC Regents from Huddersfield, Bradford also received some elderly Daimlers in the early days of the PTE. Seen in Hall Ings waiting to depart for Ravenscliffe is 720, 7520UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 that was originally 520 in the Leeds fleet
Photo taken Wednesday 13 November 1974, Hall Ings, Bradford
646. 863KNU
Booth & Fisher Ltd. Halfway owned 863KNU, a Roe B41F bodied AEC Reliance (2MU3RV 2522) delivered in May 1959.
Photo taken Friday 20 April 1973, Depot, Halfway
647. 864KNO
864KNU was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance of Booth & Fisher, Halfway which had a Roe DP41F body and was seen at Ascot racecourse.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
648. 940GUA
WYPTE Leeds District Regent V/Roe's 946/940, 946GUA/940GUA, CVG6LX/30/Roe 889, 589FUM, and an ex-Halifax Worldmaster/Weymann (possibly 3371, KCP1). Withdrawn along with many others at Bramley Depot.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
649. OHL863
West Riding Autos 863, OHL863, was the prototype Guy Wulfrunian, built in 1959 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Summer 1960, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
650. OHL863
West Riding 863, OHL863, the first Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian at Belle Isle, Wakefield showing the rear end styling.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
651. OHL863
West Riding 863, OHL863, the prototype Wulfrunian with Roe H43/32F body, shows the cream steering wheel in this view at Belle Isle, Wakefield.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
652. OHL863
A study in non-standard West Riding Guy Wulfrunians with 1959 Roe H43/32F bodied prototype 863, OHL863, and ex-West Wales 1961 East Lancs H44/33F bodied 959, XBX350, parked outside Savile Street Depot, Wakefield.
Photo taken late 1960s, Savile Street, Wakefield
653. SHL872
West Riding 872, SHL872, wears one of the various livery styles worn by the Wulfrunians during their short lives, contrasting with the earlier version seen in the distance.
Photo taken 1966, Selby Road, Whitkirk
654. SVN25
Teesside Municipal Transport H225, SVN25, a Leyland Titan PD2/27 built in 1959 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Middlesbrough Exchange
655. SVN26
Teesside Municipal Transport H226, SVN26, was one of a pair (25-26) of Leyland PD2/27s with Roe H33/28R bodies delivered to Teesside Railless Traction Board in 1959. It was fitted with Cave-Brown-Cave heating by September 1962 and passed to Teesside Municipal Transport in April 1968. By the time of this shot at Middlesbrough Exchange it had been fitted with a modified front end structure.
Photo taken Monday 24 April 1972, Middlesbrough Exchange
656. TCY102
For use in the Llanelly dock area, South Wales bought two Roe B37F bodied AEC Regent Vs (33/4) with special low-height bodies in 1959 to replace ex Llanelly & District Traction Regals 20/1. 34, TCY102, is seen in Llanelly.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 August 1962, Station Road, Llanelly
657. VHO123
Seen at the garage at Bordon is Creamline, Bordon VHO123, an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Roe L29/27F body which had been new to associated company Liss & District in April 1959. It passed to Creamline in April 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 2 May 1965, Bordon
658. WDG630
Black & White, Cheltenham WDG630 was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Roe C41F body seen on Madeira Drive at Brighton. The body was a Dalesman modified (extensively) to B. & W. requirements.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Madeira Drive, Brighton
659. XWX795
Ex Felix, Doncaster XWX795, a 1959 AEC Reliance with Roe Dalesman coach body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 2013, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
660. XWX795
Felix of Hatfield 40, XWX795, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV with Roe Dalesman IV C41F body, new in 1959.
Photo taken Autumn 1973, Felix's Garage, Park Lane, Hatfield, near Doncaster
661. 20NTD
Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation 20, 20NTD, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Roe H37/28R body, new in 1960
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
662. 21NTD
Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation 21, 21NTD, a 1960 Leyland PD2/40 with Roe Body.
Photo taken 1963, in Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
663. 2348AT
West Midlands PTE 1148, 2348AT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/31F bodywork. This had been new as Kingston upon Hull 348.
Photo taken April 1977, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
664. 2600WW
Pontefract based South Yorkshire Motors 83, 2600WW, one of a pair of Leyland PD3/1s with Roe L31/32RD body, new in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 7 August 1965, Duke Street, Leeds
665. 2600WW
South Yorkshire 83, 2600WW, one of a pair of Leyland PD3/1s with Roe L31/32RD body, new in 1960.
Photo taken June 1972, Barnsley Bus Station
666. 309GPT
Sunderland District 309, 309GPT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1970, Bishop Auckland Market Place
667. 311GPT
Seen in Spennymoor is Sunderland District 311, 311GPT, a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Roe H44/34F body, one of four delivered in 1960 along with seven which had Alexander H44/34F bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Spennymoor Bus Station
668. 3916UB
Leeds City Transport 916, 3916UB, a 1960 AEC Regent V 2D2RA with a Roe H39/32R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2012, The Kings Arms, Heath Common, Wakefield
669. 6237UB
Kippax & District 6237UB, a Leyland PD3/1 with Roe body of 1960, makes one of its last journeys before the takeover of its routes by Leeds City Transport.
Photo taken March, 1968, Selby Road, Halton Hill
670. 6237UB
Kippax & District 6237UB, a Leyland PD3/1 with Roe body of 1960
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
671. 6237UB
The former Kippax and District Leyland PD3/1 / Roe 6237UB spent its later years with the Londonderry and Lough Swilly company, from whom it was repatriated in 1983 as a candidate for the West Yorkshire Transport Museum. It was stored for a while outside a shed in the Carlinghow Mills complex at Batley along with a number of other unrestored vehicles, there only being enough undercover space for a few fully restored ones.
Photo taken October 1983, Carlinghow Mills, Batley
672. 6237UB
Kippax & District 6237UB was a Leyland PD3/1 with a Roe 41/32R body dating from 1960. It is seen about to make the sharp right turn into Leeds Road at the Cross Hills roundabout having come from Ledston Luck.
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Cross Hills, Kippax
673. 6349WJ
Stevenson of Uttoxeter ex Sheffield AEC Regent V with Roe body 6349WJ, formerly Sheffield JOC 1349.
Photo taken 1976, Uttoxeter Garage
674. 895DTT
Trying out a recently acquired telephoto lens has distorted this view of Devon General 895, 895DTT, a 1960 Leyland Atlantean with Roe H75F body at a roundabout in Torquay. Looking a bit shabby and probably not even in line for a repaint into NBC colours, 895 heads towards Newton Abbot. If nothing else, a great view of the conductors setright was obtained!
Photo taken Wednesday 24 March 1976, Torbay Road, Torquay
675. 902FUP
Economic Bus Service, Whitburn, 2, 902FUP, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1960 with Roe B45F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Park Lane Terminus, Sunderland
676. 931GPT
Northern General 1931, 931GPT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1969, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
677. 9629WU
Preserved Felix of Hatfield 41, 9629WU, an AEC Reliance with Roe C43F body new in April 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 30 May 1993, AEC Rally, Nottingham
678. DFT245
Tynemouth & District 245, DFT245, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1968, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
679. ECU724
ECU724, a Daimler CSG6/Roe H35/28R was new to South Shields Corporation in 1960, passing to Tyneside PTE on its formation, but by the early 70s it had migrated north to the Lanarkshire fleet of Irvine's of Law which still survives.
Photo taken early 1970s, Carluke
680. JEF708
Prior to buying Bristol RELLs, West Hartlepool bought several batches of Roe bodied Leyland Titans. Seen here is 8, JEF708, a 1960 Leyland Titan PD2/40.
Photo taken 1972, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
681. JEF911
West Hartlepool 11, JEF911, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1960 with Roe H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
682. KCN894
Gateshead & District 94, KCN894, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Bewick Street, Newcastle
683. LNH219
Northampton 219, LNH219, a 1960-ish Daimler CVG6/Roe. This bus is in the later livery, with more off-white, but retains the earlier style of destination display
Photo taken Wednesday 8 June 1977, Headlands Terminus, Northampton
684. NCX367
Hanson 358, NCX367, was a Hanson rebuild of an AEC Regal III (ECX741, number 282, which had a Duple B35F body when new in 1949) and was fitted with a Roe FB39F body. It is seen here in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Friday 16 April 1965, Byram Street, Huddersfield
685. NCX481
Hanson, Huddersfield 359, NCX481, an AEC/Hanson rebuild with Roe FB39F body.
Photo taken 1967, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
686. SCH237
Seen at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, is former Derby CT trolleybus 237 (SCH237), a Roe bodied Sunbeam F4A new in March 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
687. SCH237
Preserved Derby 237, SCH237, a Roe bodied Sunbeam F4A new in March 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 16 June 2012, at East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
688. SCH237
There'sa no mistaking the fleetnumber of this ex Derby Sunbeam F4A trolleybus, with Roe body. Built in 1960, it is seen at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley, on June 10, 2006.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
689. SCH237
Derby 237, SCH237, is the preserved Roe-bodied Sunbeam, currently at the East Anglia Transport Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1972, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
690. THL890
West Riding 890, THL890, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H75F body, new in 1960
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings, Bradford
691.
Seen in use as a site hut at Beamish Open Air Museum, this Roe bodied Leyland Titan was originally in the Huddersfield fleet. When photographed it was without a registration plate and the headlights and grille had been panelled over making identification difficult.
Photo taken 1986, Beamish Open Air Museum
692. 150AOU
Super Coaches of Upminster 150AOU, an AEC Regent III with Roe L29/27F body.
693. 2348AT
Photographed in Ferensway is Hull Corporation Transport Leyland Atlantean 348, 2348AT.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, Ferensway, Hull
694. 432KAL
Leon Motors (Finningley) 57, 432KAL, a Daimler CVD650 with Roe H41/32F bodywork, emerges from the gloom of Doncaster's Southern Bus Station with a decent load. The bus had been new to Leon in July 1961 having previously been a chassis only with Daimler since 1956.
Photo taken c. 1973, Doncaster Southern Bus Station
695. 432KAL
Leon, Doncaster 57, 432KAL, was a Daimler CD650-30 with a Roe H41/32F body new in 1961. This had the prototype 30' chassis which had been exhibited in chassis form at the 1958 Commercial Motor Show and it is seen in Waterdale in Doncaster on its way to Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 24 July 1965, Waterdale, Doncaster
696. 518WY
Severn of Dunscroft were one of the many small independent operators who served the Doncaster area. Over the years they bought a number of new buses, usually Leylands, often with Roe bodywork. Seen at Christ Church Doncaster is 518WY, one of a pair of 1961 Leyland Titan PD3/6 with front entrance Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 June 1970, Christ Church, Doncaster
697. 518WY
T Severn & Sons 518WY, a Leyland PD3/4 with Roe H41/31F bodywork, seen at Christ Church in Doncaster loading for Dunscroft, a service operated jointly with Blue Line, Reliance and Doncaster Corporation.
Photo taken c. 1973, Christ Church, Doncaster
698. 571WY
Severn, Stainforth 517WY was a Leyland PD3/4 with a Roe H41/31F body seen turning from Thorne Road into East Laith Gate in Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road/East Laith Gate, Doncaster
699. 8176WY
Felix Motors, Hatfield, 42, 8176WY, an A E C Regent V 2D3RA built in 1961 with Roe H41/32RD bodywork.
Photo taken August 1974, East Laith Gate, Doncaster
700. 9357AT
Passengers jostle to board Hull 357, 9357AT, a 1961 Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 in Ferensway coach station.
Photo taken Monday 14 July 1969, Ferensway Coach Station
701. 9359AT
Hull Atlantean 359, 9359AT, with Roe H44/31F body new in December 1961, about to be passed by East Yorkshire 581, MKH90, a Leyland PD2/12 with Roe FH54R body
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Collier Street, Hull
702. 9364AT
Kingston-upon-Hull 364, 9364AT, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Roe H44/31F body seen in Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
703. FCU829
Tyneside PTE 329, FCU829, a Daimler CSG6 built in 1961 with Roe H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, South Shields Market Place
704. FEX110
Great Yarmouth 15, FEX110, a Daimler CVG6/30 with Roe H73F body, new in 1961
Photo taken Thursday 10 June 1965, Great Yarmouth
705. FEX110
Great Yarmouth Daimler 15, FEX110, dressed in its 1977 Silver Jubilee design crafted by design students from Yarmouth awaiting passengers at North Denes starting point stop. FEX110 was a Daimler CVG6/30 with Roe H73F body, new in 1961
Photo taken 1977, North Denes, Great Yarmouth
706. FEX111
Great Yarmouth Corporation 11, FEX111, Daimler CVG6 / Roe, new in 1961.
Photo taken September 1973, Great Yarmouth
707. FEX112
Seen outside the garage at Great Yarmouth is 12, FEX112, one of three Daimler CVG6s with Roe H37/28F bodies new in 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Caister Road Garage
708. RFE416
Lincoln City 89, RFE416, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD2/41 with Roe bodywork. When new it carried this light green and cream livery which was actually the wrong shade of green for Lincoln.
Photo taken 1992, Piece Hall, Halifax
709. RFE416
Lincoln 89, RFE416, was one of four Leyland PD2/41s with Roe H33/28R bodies delivered in 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
710. RFE416
Lincoln 89, RFE416, is the preserved Leyland PD2/41 with Roe H33/28R body dating from 1961.
Photo taken August 1989, Sandtoft
711. SCX21
Huddersfield 21, SCX21, a Leyland Leopard L1 with Roe B44F bodywork dating from March 1961 running as Metro 4021, is seen in the Bus Starting Centre (that is what it was officially called) in Todmorden in January 1977.
Photo taken Saturday 15 January 1977, Bus Starting Centre, Todmorden
712. SCX22
Huddersfield JOC 22, SCX22, a Leyland Leopard L1 with Roe bodywork dating from 1961. The bus is seen in use as a film location canteen with Kennedys Film Service of Morley.
Photo taken 1981, Morley, Leeds
713. SHL870
West Riding Autos Wulfrunian 870, SHL870, is seen at a temporary loading point during the rebuilding of Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken August 1963, Kirkgate/High Court, Leeds
714. SHL875
West Riding 875, SHL875, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian seen at Castleford Bus Station shows the cream steering wheel.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Castleford Bus Station
715. THL876
West Riding 876, THL876, was an early Guy Wulfrunian from 1961 and wears its second livery of white with green. It is seen leaving the Central Bus Station, trailed by an arriving LCT Regent V.
Photo taken 1965, St Peter's Street, Leeds
716. THL898
West Riding Automobile 898, THL898, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H35/32F (previously H43/32F) body, new in 1961.
Photo taken c.1970/71, Hall Ings, Bradford
717. THL900
West Riding 900, THL900, was one of the infamous Guy Wulfrunians with Roe H43/32F body, entering service in 1961. Although seen here working the "tram" route to Kettlethorpe, the use of the traditional red and cream livery for this route had long been phased out, and 900 was only months way from the scrap yard.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1971, Leeds Central Bus Station
718. THL900
West Riding 900, THL900, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian showing the cream steering wheel fitted when new and caught in Wakefield Bus Station in the original livery.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
719. THL910
West Riding 910, THL910, one of the infamous but unique Roe-bodied Guy Wulfrunians.
Photo taken 1966, Austhorpe, Leeds
720. THL920
West Riding 920, THL920, a 1961 Roe B41D bodied AEC Reliance parked at Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield in 1970. This batch of 12 were West Riding's first dual entrance buses and remained so until the first Leyland National's arrived in 1973 (though these were rebuilt to single door from 1975 onwards)
Photo taken 1970, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
721. THL928
West Riding 928, THL928, an AEC Reliance with Roe B41D body, new in 1961
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
722. UCX275
West Riding Autos 995, UCX275, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H43/32F body. Built in 1961 for County Motors, Lepton (as their 99), it transferred to West Riding in 1963. This vehicle is one of the few examples saved for preservation.
Photo taken 1971, Dale Street, Ossett
723. UCX404
Huddersfield 404, UCX404, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Roe H39/31F body, new in 1961
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Huddersfield Station/St. George's Square
724. UCX406
Huddersfield Corporation bought their first motor buses for thirty years in 1961 which were Leyland Titan PD3A/2 chassis with Roe bodywork. 406, UCX406, is seen in Huddersfield town centre some ten years later
Photo taken 1972, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield
725. VET158
While successfully capturing the famous crooked spire at Chesterfield, I included by accident(?) Rotherham 158, VET158, an AEC Reliance with Roe B45F body built in 1961.
Photo taken Jun 1972, Lordsmill Street, Chesterfield
726. XMW124
Thamesdown 124, XMW124, a Daimler CVG6 with Roe H37/28R body, new to Swindon in 1961
Photo taken late 1970s, Fleming Way, Swindon
727. YAJ27
Teesside Municipal Transport 27, YAJ27, a Leyland Titan PD2/27 built in 1961 with Roe H33/29R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1969, Wood Street, Middlesbrough
728. YAJ27
Cleveland Transit H227, YAJ27, a Leyland Titan PD2/27 built in 1961 with Roe H35/28R bodywork, new as TRTB 27.
Photo taken May 1975, Exchange Bus Station, Middlesbrough
729. YAJ28
Teesside Municipal Transport H228, YAJ28, a Leyland Titan PD2/27 from 1961 with Roe H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1971, Middlesbrough Exchange
730. 172GDT
Doncaster 172, 172GDT, seen at the garage, was a Daimler CVG6 which was new in 1962. The Roe H34/28R body had been built in 1958 and was originally fitted to trolleybus 370, CDT313, as a replacement for its original 1943 Park Royal H30/26R one. With the withdrawal of the trolleybuses the Roe body was rebuilt to half-cab layout and fitted to the new Daimler chassis.
Photo taken Sunday 16 June 1968, Leicester Avenue Depot, Doncaster
731. 220AWY
Rossie Motors of Rossington were one of the many independents to run in the Doncaster area. 220AWY was a 1962 Daimler CVD6/30 with Roe front entrance body.
Photo taken 1996, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
732. 220AWY
220AWY was a Daimler CVD6-30 with a Roe H41/32F body in the fleet of Morpus (Rossie), Rossington. It was new in 1962 and is seen in Waterdale in Doncaster on its way to Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 24 July 1965, Waterdale, Doncaster
733. 220AWY
Rossie, Rossington 220AWY was a Daimler CVD6/30 with a Roe H41/32F body new in June 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, outside Rossie's garage, off West End Lane, Rossington
734. 225YTB
SELNEC Southern 5425, 225YTB, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built 1962 with Roe H37/28R bodywork. This had been new as Ashton under Lyne 25.
Photo taken April 1973, Ashton Bus Station
735. 476HDT
Doncaster Corporation 176, 476HDT, one of a batch of four Leyland PD3/4s of 1962 with Roe H38/32F bodywork. With the formation of the SYPTE on 1 April 1974, it passed to them and was renumbered 1176.
Photo taken c. 1973, Christ Church, Doncaster
736. 479HDT
Doncaster 179, 479HDT, a Daimler CVG6-30 had a Roe H38/32F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Doncaster
737. 480HDT
Doncaster Corporation 180, 480HDT, a 1962 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with a Roe H40/32F body pictured parked in Doncaster in June 1970.
Photo taken Monday 22 June 1970, Doncaster
738. 556DUA
Kippax & District 556DUA, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe body of 1962 makes the once a year service between Garforth and Barwick on the specially-licenced shuttle operation for the annual Barwick Maypole Day.
Photo taken 1966, Long Lane, Barwick-in-Elmet
739. 556DUA
Kippax & District 556DUA was a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32R body of 1962.
Photo taken 1966, Barwick Road, Garforth
740. 556DUA
Kippax & District 556DUA, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32R body of 1962.
Photo taken 1966, Main Street, Berwick-in-Elmet
741. 556DUA
Stoniers became part of the Berresford's operation in 1978 but is kept as a separate entity. 556DUA is one of a pair of ex Wallace Arnold vehicles, in this case from the Kippax Omnibus operation, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32RD bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1973, Hanley Bus Station
742. 572CNW
Preserved Daimler 572CNW, a CVG6LX with Roe H39/31F body, new in May 1962 to Leeds as their fleet number 572, one of a batch of five front-entrance CVs, now preserved in Huddersfield livery.
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
743. 572CNW
Leeds Daimler 572, 572CNW with a Bradford trolleybus in the background. 572CNW has been preserved.
Photo taken Friday 19 June 1964, Broadway, Bradford
744. 574CNW
Leeds only ever bought five front engined double deckers with forward entrance bodywork. The quintet were bought for the jont service 72 to Bradford who were using MCW bodied forward entrance AEC Regent Vs as their contribution. 574, 574CNW, seen here in a very wet Skipton bus station.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
745. 574CNW
A rear view of Leeds 574, 574CNW, showing the low indicator. The well proportioned lines of the Roe body show up well in this view
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton
746. 574CNW
Leeds 574, 574CNW, was one of five Roe forward-entrance Daimler CVG6LXs introduced for the joint Leeds-Bradford service 72 in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Bramley Town End
747. 574CNW
WYPTE (Kirklees District) 874, 574CNW, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31F body. New to Leeds C.T. in 1962 (as 574, later 874).
Photo taken 1975, Market Street/Fox Street, Huddersfield
748. 575CNW
Leeds 575, 575CNW, was one of five Roe forward-entrance Daimler CVG6L/30s bought in 1962 for the joint Leeds-Bradford route.
Photo taken 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
749. 576CNW
Leeds City Transport 576, 576CNW, Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe forward entrance bodywork, one of 5 buses bought in 1962 to work the 72 Bradford service.
Photo taken c. 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
750. 576CNW
Leeds City Transport 1962 Daimler CVG6LX/30 876, 576CNW, a Roe bodied front entrance bus originally numbered 576.
Photo taken May 1976, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
751. 581CNW
Leeds 581, 581CNW, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
752. 7014YG
Blue Line (Morgan), Armthorpe, 7014YG, a Guy Arab IV buit 1962 with Roe H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
753. 7014YG
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd) bought four new Guy Arabs during the 1960s. 7014YG (nicknamed 'Yogi' by the crews), a Guy Arab IV with Roe H41/32F bodywork new in 1962, was the only one of these to sport a Johannesburg front. It was withdrawn in 1977.
Photo taken 1973, Reliance Depot, Church Road, Stainforth
754. 841CUM
Leeds City Transport 41, 841CUM, a 1962 AEC Reliance with Roe 41 seat dual door body.
Photo taken December 1970, Roundhay Park, Leeds
755. 842CUM
Leeds first modern dual door buses were a batch of AEC Reliances with Roe body. 42, 842CUM, dates from 1962. The pre-one man livery is carried.
Photo taken 1968, Henconner Lane, Leeds
756. 872MTG
Roe H33/26R bodywork was fitted to Pontypridd 87, 872MTG, a Guy Arab IV new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
757. 891GWT
Blue Line/Reliance 891GWT, a Guy Arab V/Roe and HWW766J, a 1971 Daimler CRG6LX/Roe.
Photo taken 1976/7, Stainforth (?)
758. 9009PT
Northern General 2009, 9009PT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1962 with Roe H44/33F bodywork. Looking fresh from the paintshop and displaying well a much missed livery.
Photo taken June 1972, NGT Queen Street Depot, Gateshead
759. 924CUG
Leeds 924, 924CUG, an AEC Regent V 2D2RA with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
760. 927CUG
Leeds City Transport 927, 927CUG, an AEC Regent V with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
761. 9322PT
Sunderland District 322, 9322PT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built 1962 with Roe H44/33F bodywork. The Northern group of companies featured the "Shop at Binns" advert on the front, they were a prominent NE department store and became part of House of Fraser.
Photo taken April 1968, Cowan Terrace, near Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
762. 932BWR
Felix of Hatfield were firm AEC users. 43, 932BWR, is a 1962 AEC Regent V 2D3RA with a Roe body seating 73. The unusual but attractive Felix livery shows up well in this colour shot.
Photo taken 1972, Churchgate, Doncaster
763. 932BWR
Felix Motors 43, 932BWR, an AEC Regent V with Roe H41/32RD bodywork which was delivered new to Felix in 1962 is seen loading for Armthorpe, a service operated jointly with Blue Line and Doncaster Corporation. 43 was acquired by SYPTE with the Felix business in April 1976 and was renumbered 1164 by them.
Photo taken c. 1973, Churchgate, Doncaster
764. FEX121
Rear view of Great Yarmouth 21, FEX121, a relatively rare Daimler Freeline 6HLW with Roe B43F body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 30 June 1964, Sea Front, Great Yarmouth
765. FFT755
Wakefield's Motors 255, FFT755, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1962 with Roe H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1969, St Mary's Place, Newcastle
766. HCU616
Seen with Parkinson, Welwyn Garden City is HCU616, a Daimler CSG6 with a Roe H35/28R body which had been new to South Shields Corporation as number 116 in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1972, Gilwell Park
767. HD8553
Yorkshire Woollen rebuilt a number of Leyland Tiger PS single deckers as double deck vehicles in the 1950s and 1960s. One such is HD8553, a PS2/5 given a Roe front entrance body in 1962 and numbered 699 - later renumbered 502 by YWD.
Photo taken 1972, Savile Town, Dewsbury
768. MEF615
Hartlepool Borough Transport 15, MEF615, a Leyland PD2/40 with Roe H37/28R bodywork stands in the slightly faded splendour of Seaton Carew's art deco bus station. It was new to West Hartlepool Corporation in October 1962 and in 1974 it was fitted with platform doors. It survived until 1979.
Photo taken c. 1973, Seaton Carew Bus Station
769. MEF617
Hartlepool Borough Transport 17, MEF617, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1962 with Roe H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1977, Victoria Road, Hartlepool
770. THL902
West Riding 902, THL902, was one of the early Guy Wulfrunians to wear the cream with red livery for use over the former tram routes to Rothwell and Sandal (Kettlethorpe).
Photo taken 1962, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
771. TJV100
Grimsby and Cleethorpes 57, TJV100, a 1962 Daimler CVG6-30 with Roe front entrance bodywork.
Photo taken September 2005, Sheffield
772. TJV100
NAT766A is Grimsby and Cleethorpes 57, formerly registered TJV100, a 1962 Daimler CVG6-30 with Roe front entrance bodywork. Believed to have been reregistered around 1989
Photo taken Sunday 2 November 2014, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
773. TJV100
NAT766A is Grimsby-Cleephorpes (57, originally registered TJV100) a 1962 Daimler CVG6-30DD with Roe H39/31F body. It was one of 4 double deckers on the twilight city tour during the Lincoln running day.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2015, Lincoln
774. UCX275
West Riding 995, UCX275, one of the two ex-County Motors Wulfrunians with Roe H43/32F bodies leaving Central Bus Station in Leeds fitted with a cream steering wheel. This bus is now preserved.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
775. UVH196
WYPTE (Bradford District) 4196, UVH196, an AEC Regent V 2D2RA with Roe H39/31F body, new in 1962 to Huddersfield J.O.C. as 196.
Photo taken summer 1974, Tyersal Lane, Bradford
776. UVH200
Early rationalisation by West Yorkshire PTE saw this Roe bodied AEC Regent V move from Huddersfield were it was in the minority to join many others at work in Bradford Originally 200, UVH200, in Huddersfield's JOC fleet the bus dated from 1962.
Photo taken 1975, Canal Road, Bradford
777. VHL957
West Riding 957, VHL957, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian with cream steering wheel and old style fleet number in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Wakefield Bus Station
778. VHL957
West Riding 957, VHL957, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian with cream steering wheel and old style fleet number in Wakefield Bus Station. This was the last one to operate in the red livery and was painted green later in September.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Wakefield Bus Station
779. VVH349
Two Huddersfield Corporation vehicles acquired with their takeover of Hanson's stage services in 1969, 69, VVH349 and 82, BCX485B.
Photo taken Manchester Street Bus Park, Huddersfield
780. WHL963
West Riding 963, WHL963, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian showing the offset driving
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Duke Street, Leeds
781. WVH411
Huddersfield Corporation (as opposed to the Joint Committee) bought their first motor buses as late as 1962 having been an all trolleybus fleet until then. 411, WVH411, is a 1962 Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Roe front entrance bodywork. The bus is seen after sale to OK Motor Services the well known North East independent.
Photo taken 1979, Bishop Auckland Market Place
782. WVH420
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, WVH420, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 built in 1962/3 with Roe H39/31F bodywork. Formerly 4420 with Metro Kirklees this had been new as Huddersfield 420.
Photo taken April 1977, Bishop Auckland Market Place
783. YRC143
Derby 143, YRC143, a Daimler CVG6 carried Roe H37/28R bodywork, being new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Derby
784. 147CCH
Derby 147, 147CCH, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1963 with Roe H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1974, Derby Bus Station
785. 149CCH
Derby Corporation 149, 149CCH, was a Daimler CVG6 with a Roe H37/26R body from 1963.
Photo taken 1967, Derby Station
786. 195NDT
Doncaster Corporation 195, 195NDT, a Leyland PD3/4 with Roe H40/32F body from 1963, seen here in Rotherham two years later en-route for Sheffield
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Bridge Street, Rotherham
787. 195NDT
Doncaster Corporation 195, 195NDT, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with front entrance Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1973, Doncaster
788. 240CWY
Pennine of Gargrave 240CWY, a 1963 Leyland Leopard L2 with Roe B49F body seen in Skipton waiting to depart for the village of Ingleton.
Photo taken Jan 1972, Skipton Bus Station
789. 250NEA
Seen at the Oak Lane garage is West Bromwich 250, 250NEA, which was the first of two Leyland PSUC1/4 Tiger Cubs with Roe B43F bodies dating from 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
790. 251NEA
West Midlands PTE 251H, 251NEA, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/13 built in 1963 with Roe B43F bodywork, new to West Bromwich Corporation.
Photo taken August 1974, West Bromwich Depot
791. 281DWN
South Wales 37, 281DWN, an AEC Regent V with Roe B37F body new in 1963. It was one of six with special low height bodywork for use in the Llanelly dock area replacing the six 1950 AEC Regal IIIs from Llanelly & District.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Ravenhill Depot, Swansea
792. 281DWN
Bedlington & District, Ashington 281DWN was a rare bird, ex South Wales 257 (originally 37), an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with Roe B37F body new in 1963 and withdrawn sometime late in 1972.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1973, West Monkseaton Station, Northumberland
793. 282DWN
Who let that littl'un in here? Former South Wales Transport 38, 282DWN, is dwarfed by the massed ranks of second-hand (sometimes third or fourth-hand) RTs on a foggy day in Ashington. It was an AEC Regent V with low-height Roe B37F bodywork, one of eight similar vehicles purchased by SWT to operate principally on the routes in the New Dock area of Llanelli where some of the bridges have as little as 9' clearance.
Photo taken c.1973, Lintonville Terrace, Ashington
794. 282DWN
South Wales single-deck AEC Regent V 38, 282DWN, arriving at the 2015 Brislington rally. It is preserved at the Swansea Bus Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 9 August 2015
795. 329DPY
TRTB 29, 329DPY, was a Leyland PD2/27 with Roe H33/28R bodywork, one of three dating from May 1963. All three passed to Teesside Municipal Transport in April 1968.
Photo taken 1967, South Bank Depot
796. 329DPY
Teesside Municipal Transport H229, 329DPY, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1963 with Roe H33/28R bodywork. This had been new as TRTB 29.
Photo taken February 1972, Middlesbrough Exchange
797. 334TF
SELNEC Southern 5434, 334TF, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built 1963 with Roe H37/28R bodywork. This had been new as Ashton under Lyne 34.
Photo taken April 1973, Ashton under Lyne bus station
798. 334TF
"Ashton" 34, 334TF, was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Roe H37/28R body seen here in Parker Street, Manchester.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Parker Street, Manchester
799. 336TF
The only Ashton liveried Titan to carry a SELNEC number in its original livery was 36, 336TF, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Roe bodywork. Its new number 5436 can just be discerned under the cab in this somewhat grainy shot taken in Hyde bus station. The elderly lady appears to be practising the Tameside version of the goosestep!
Photo taken 1971, Hyde Bus Station
800. 337TF
Seen in Parker Street, Selnec Southern 5437, 337TF, a Leyland PD2/40 with a Roe H37/28R body had been new as Ashton 37.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Parker Street, Manchester
801. 3795ET
Rotherham 95, 3795ET, a Daimler CVG6/30 with Roe H39/31F body, new in 1963
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Effingham Street, Rotherham
802. 388KDT
Doncaster Corporation 188, 388KDT, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD2/40 carries a Roe body that is some 7 years older. This is because the body was originally fitted to a trolleybus, 395, EWT480, which started life with Mexborough and Swinton as a single decker.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 2008, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
803. 388KDT
388KDT is a Leyland PD2/40 of 1963 with a Roe trolleybus body from 1955 and was from Doncaster Corporation Transport
Photo taken Sunday 8 November 2009, approaching South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Aldwarke, Rotherham
804. 388KDT
The first of two Leyland PD2/40s, new in 1963, Doncaster 188, 388KDT, carried a secondhand H34/28R body, converted to half-cab layout, which had been new in 1955 on 395, EWT 480, a 1943 Sunbeam W trolleybus acquired from Mexborough & Swinton with whom it had a Brush B32C body. It, along with five others, was rebodied with a Roe H34/28R body before entering servce in Doncaster.
Photo taken Sunday 16 June 1968, Leicester Avenue Depot, Doncaster
805. 432MDT
Doncaster Corporation 32, 432MDT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with Roe B45F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken July 1970, Shibden Park lower car park, Stump Cross, Halifax
806. 433MDT
Doncaster switched from AEC Reliances to Leyland Tiger Cubs in the 1963 when a batch of Leyland Tiger Cubs PSUC1/11 with Roe 45 seat bodywork were delivered. 33, 433MDT, survives in preservation and is seen here acting as rally transport in Halifax.
Photo taken 1995, at Halifax
807. 477HDT
This isn't a toy bus but a picture of ex Doncaster Corporation 177, 477HDT, a 1963 Leyland PD3/4 with Roe H40/32F body, taken in Alaska
Photo taken 2002, Alaska, USA
808. 586FUM
Leeds Daimler CVG6LX-30 586, 586FUM, which is approaching Kirkstall with one of the unique 30-foot long exposed radiator AEC Regent Vs (918, 3918UB) behind.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 October 1972, Kirkstall
809. 591FUM
Leeds City Transport 591, 591FUM, was a Daimler CVG6LX with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken 1968, Park Avenue, Middleton
810. 909EUM
Farsley Omnibus (like their fellow Wallace Arnold subsidiary Kippax & District) operated these smart Roe H41/32RD Leyland PD3As. 909EUM, a PD3A/1, entered service in 1963.
Photo taken 1967, Wallace Arnold Gelderd Road Depot, Leeds
811. 909EUM
When Wallace Arnold sold it stage carriage subsiduaries to Leeds in 1969, no vehicles were involved in the deal. 909EUM, a 1963 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with smart Roe bodywork, went from Farsley Omnibus to Stonier of New Chapel in Staffordshire and is seen in Stoke on Trent in 1977.
Photo taken 1977, Hanley Bus Station, Stoke-on-Trent
812. 909EUM
The second of a pair of Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32RD bodywork, 909EUM came to Stoniers from Hardwicks Services of Scarborough. Seen at Hanley bus station with a full and standing load in an undated picture from the Wimborne Railway Society archive.
Photo taken 1980, Hanley Bus Station
813. 937GUA
Former Leeds City Transport Roe bodied AEC Regent V 937,937GUA, out of use after a period on loan to Tyne and Wear PTE wher it was fleet number 409
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
814. 938GUA
WYPTE Leeds District 938, 938GUA, and 959, 959JUB, AEC Regent V 2D2RA's with Roe H39/32R bodywork, new to Leeds City Transport in 1963 and 1964 respectively, along with an ex-Halifax Worldmaster and three ex-Bradford AEC Mk. V's. All withdrawn awaiting their fate at the WYPTE Bramley depot.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
815. 944GUA
Leeds City Transport 944, 944GUA, a 1963 AEC Regent V with Roe bodywork. When withdrawn in 1975 the bus was sold to OK Motor Services of Bishop Auckland who in turn the following year sold the bus to Tyne and Wear PTE to cover a vehicle shortage.
Photo taken 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
816. 945GUA
Leeds 945, 945GUA, was a handsome Roe-bodied AEC Regent V introduced in 1963. It is seen on the first day of West Yorkshire PTE control (appropriately April Fools Day), and just a year before it was scrapped.
Photo taken Monday 1 April 1974, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
817. 947GUA
Leeds 947, 947GUA, was an A.E.C. 2D2RA Regent V with a Roe H39/31R body and was seen at the Crossgates terminus of the route through the city centre to Kirkstall which had been introduced when the tram service to Crossgates was withdrawn in November 1959. The trams had terminated on the other side of the public conveniences.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1964, Crossgates, Leeds
818. ACX323A
Huddersfield 23, ACX323A, one of a pair of Roe B44F bodied AEC Reliances new in December 1963 seen here in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 April 1974, Market Street, Huddersfield
819. ACX323A
Huddersfield J.O.C. 23, ACX323A, an AEC Reliance 2MU2RA with Roe B44F body, new in 1963. A cold and grey day in Holmfirth Bus Station. The relatively uncommon (for a 1963-built single decker) driver's offside cab door is clearly visible.
Photo taken February 1971, Holmfirth Bus Station
820. HEX252
Rear view of Great Yarmouth 52, HEX252, one of four Daimler Fleetlines with Roe H43/33F bodies delivered in 1963
Photo taken Tuesday 30 June 1964, South Beach Parade, Great Yarmouth
821. HEX253
Great Yarmouth 53, HEX253, a Daimer Fleetline CRG6LX with Roe H43/33F body, one of a batch of 4 new in 1963
Photo taken Thursday 10 June 1965, Bridge Road, Great Yarmouth
822. HEX254
Four Daimler CRG6LX Fleetlines with Roe H43/33F bodies were purchased in 1963 and 54, HEX254, the last one is seen outside the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Caister Road Garage
823. UGR258
Sunderland Corporation 258, UGR258, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX-30 built in 1963 with Roe H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1972, Dame Dorothy Street/North Bridge Street, Sunderland
824. WHL965
West Riding 965, WHL965, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H41/34F body, delivered in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 7 August 1965, Duke Street, Leeds
825. WHL965
West Riding Autos 965, WHL965, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe body, built in 1963. This service 10 from Leeds to Kettlethorpe was a continuation of the original Yorkshire (West Riding) Electric Tramways service from Leeds to Sandal, converted to bus in 1932.
Photo taken 1966, Duke Street, Leeds
826. WHL967
West Riding 967, WHL967, was one of the 1963 batch of Wulfrunians delivered in the red and cream "tram" route livery for services from Leeds to Kettlethorpe and Rothwell.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
827. WHL970
Holman, London N.9 was brave enough to buy an ex-West Riding Guy Wulfrunian and WHL970 is seen here at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 7 June 1975, Wembley Stadium
828. WHL970
West Riding Guy Wulfrunian 970, WHL970, is in the process of restoration. It is seen at the Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Foundry Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
829. WHL974
One livery for the West Riding Wulfrunians is the cream lower windows only version carried in 1968 by two examples. Here 974, WHL974, leaves Leeds for Woolley Moor carrying more parcels than passengers.
Photo taken 1968, St. Peter's Street, Leeds
830. WVH424
West Yorkshire PTE 4424, WVH424 a 1963 Leyland PD3A/2 with Roe H39/31F bodywork ex Huddersfield No. 424, making a rather risky looking manoeuvre at Rishworth to work the 12:12 61 back to Halifax.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1978, Cunning Corner Inn, Rishworth
831. 101LNW
Leeds City Transport 101, 101LNW the 1964 Commercial Motor Show exhibit. This bus was the first LCT double decker with a wrap round windscreen and forced ventilation.
Photo taken early 1974, Corn Exchange, Leeds
832. 102LNW
Leeds City Transport 102, 102LNW, a 1964 Daimler Fleetline with Roe bodywork, part of the original batch of rear engined buses for Leeds.
Photo taken May 1976, George Street, Halifax
833. 104LNW
Leeds 104, 104LNW, a Daimler Fleetline with Roe H70F body, new in 1964
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
834. 108LNW
Leeds first Fleetlines came in 1964 and carried Roe bodywork. 108, 108LNW, is seen in later years wearing PTE Metrobus livery with alongside one of Leeds final batch of AEC Swifts again with Roe bodywork, 1051 AUB151J, dating from 1971
Photo taken Friday 16 March 1979, Leeds Central Bus Station
835. 110HBU
Oldham C T 110, 110HBU, a Leyland PD3/5 built in 1964 with a Roe H41/32F body seen here in Rochdale at the terminus of the 24, which ran from Rochdale to Manchester and was joint with Rochdale and Manchester.
Photo taken 1965, Smith Street, Rochdale
836. 115LNW
This photo shows two of the last batch of five Roe bodied Daimler CVG6-30s bought by Leeds in late 1964 doing a sort of double take, as the identical buses even carry the same adverts! The bus nearer the camera is 115, 115LNW, not sure which the other one is.
Photo taken Monday 23 June 1975, New Road Side, Horsforth
837. 115LNW
Leeds City Transport 115, 115LNW, the last (numerically) Daimler CVG6LX/30 to enter service in 1964. Roe bodywork is carried and alongside is a West Yorkshire Road Car Bristol RELH6G/ECW coach.
Photo taken 1975 Summer, Woodhall Services, M1 Motorway
838. 304VHN
Darlington 4, 304VHN, is an unusual Daimler CCG5D with a Roe H33/28R body dating from 1964.
Photo taken 1989, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
839. 304VHN
Darlington 4, 304VHN, a Daimler CCG5D with a Roe H33/28R body dating from 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
840. 304VHN
A rear view of Darlington 4, 304VHN, a Daimler CCG5D with a Roe H33/28R body dating from 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
841. 44KUA
Wilson of Carnwath 44KUA, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1964 with Roe B41D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1978, Carnwath
842. 44KUA
Ex-Leeds AEC Reliance/Roe single decker 44 44KUA, here lookings very sorry for itself in use as a store in the yard of Wilson's of Carnwath in May 1986.
Photo taken Wednesday 7 May 1986, Carnwath
843. 46KUA
Roe B41D bodywork was fitted to this A.E.C. 2MU2RA Reliance, 46KUA, which was numbered 46 in the Leeds City Transport fleet and was one of four delivered in 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 2 April 1966, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
844. 5588ET
Bedlington & District 5588ET (formerley Rotherham Corporation 88), an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Roe H39/31F body, new in 1964.
Photo taken Summer 1977, Lintonville Terrace, Ashington
845. 5589ET
Rotherham Corporation 89, 5589ET, a 1964 AEC Renown with Roe bodywork to a Park Royal design. This was one of 3 Renowns owned by Rotherham The bus is on the joint route 69 with Sheffield between the two towns.
Photo taken 1969, Sheffield Road, Tinsley, Sheffield
846. 5591ET
Prior to switching to Daimler Fleetlines in the late sixties, Rotherham bought a number of Roe bodied Daimler CVG6/30s. Seen peering from the gloom of Rotherham bus station is 91, 5591ET, a 1964 example. It wears Rotherham's post streamline blue and ivory livery and carries its South Yorkshire PTE number 1291
Photo taken Sunday 15 September 1974, Rotherham Bus Station
847. 758NDT
Ennifer of Doncaster traded as Blue Ensign and was noted for the immaculate turnout of its buses. 758NDT, a 1964 AEC Regent V with Roe body, is seen in Doncaster.
Photo taken 1972, Doncaster
848. 758NDT
Ennifer (Blue Ensign), Doncaster 758NDT a 1964 Roe H41/32F bodied AEC Regent V emerging from the stygian gloom of Doncaster Southern Bus Station on it's way to Rossington. The gloomy surroundings did nothing to dimish the customary immaculate condition of the vehicle in this much missed fleet
Photo taken Monday 22 June 1970, Doncaster Southern Bus Station
849. 949JUB
This photo sees one of Leeds superb 30-foot long Roe-bodied Regent Vs 949, 949JUB, heading along York Road in Leeds and passing former SHMD Daimler 76, VTU76.
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1972, York Road, Leeds
850. 950JUB
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, 950JUB, an A E C Regent V 2D2RA built in 1964 with Roe H39/31R bodywork. Former Leeds 950 (and friends) was still in Leeds livery but OKMS has been crudely marked on the bonnet below the driver's windscreen.
Photo taken December 1975, OK depot Bishop Auckland
851. 952JUB
Leeds as it used to be (almost). The line up on York Street at the start of the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014. It is headed by former 952, 952JUB, a 1964 AEC Regent V 2D2RA with a Roe H39/31R body followed by 212, UUA212, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with a Roe H33/25R body & at the rear 916, 3916UB, a 1960 AEC Regent V 2D2RA with a Metro-Cammell H39/31R body.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
852. 952JUB
Leeds City Transport 952, 952JUB, was one of the handsome 1964 batch of Roe-bodied AEC Regent Vs that were transferred to Tyne & Wear in the mid-1970s to cover a vehicle shortage.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Thwaites Mill Museum
853. 957JUB
Leeds 957, 957JUB, one of the Roe bodied AEC Regent Vs, new in 1964
Photo taken 1975, entering Leeds Central Bus Station
854. 9677DN
York Pullman 77, 9677DN, an AEC Regent V 2MD3RA with Roe H37/28RD bodywork new in 1964 leaves its stop in Exhibition Square and pulls out into the late-afternoon traffic for the run up the A19 to Skelton. The second of two Regent Vs - the other was 71 of 1957 - 77 was withdrawn in 1979, the last of York Pullman's rear entrance 'deckers.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Exhibition Square, York
855. AEX19B
Great Yarmouth Corporation 19, AEX19B, Daimler Freeline / Roe DP43F, new in April 1964.
Photo taken September 1971, Great Yarmouth
856. AEX5B
Great Yarmouth Corporation 5, AEX5B, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Roe H43/33F body, new in June 1964, named Charles Dickens.
Photo taken September 1972, Great Yarmouth
857. AEX5B
Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean AEX5B was number 5 in the Great Yarmouth fleet and was one of two delivered in 1964. It is seen here outside the garage and had a Roe H43/33F body.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Caister Road Garage
858. AHN451B
Darlington Borough Transport 7, AHN451B, a 1964 Daimler CCG5 with Roe bodywork. This was one of the last double deckers bought by Darlington who reverted to single deck types for future deliveries.
Photo taken Sunday 8 April 2007, at Brough
859. AHN451B
Darlington Corporation 7, AHN451B, a 1964 Daimler CCG5DD with Roe H33/28R body, leaves its round trip route duties and doubles back around Seaburn Recreation Field to park on the grass.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2011, Seaburn Show Field, Sunderland
860. AHN451B
Representatives of three north-east municipalities stand side by side. South Shields 140, LCU112, is a Daimler CCG6DD with Roe H35/28R bodywork was new in April 1964. Alongside is Middlesbrough 99, JDC599, which was a Dennis Loline I with Northern Counties H36/31R bodywork. It was exhibited on the Northern Counties stand at the 1958 Earl's Court Motor Show and entered service in Middlesbrough on 5 November of that year, serving with the corporation until 1972; following withdrawal it operated for Bingorama in Scotland before being saved from the scrapman. Darlington 7, AHN451B, is a Daimler CCG5DD with Roe H33/28R bodywork; the newest of the trio, it dates from December 1964.
Photo taken c.2007, at Bents Park, South Shields
861. AHN454B
Darlington Corporation 10, AHN454B, a Daimler CCG5 built in 1964 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1977, Tubwell Row
862. AVH427B
Huddersfield Corporation 427, AVH427B, a very smart looking Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31F body, new the same year the photo was taken.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Huddersfield Station/St. George's Square
863. AVH427B
Huddersfield 427, AVH427B, a 1964 Roe bodied Daimler CVG6LX/30 waits to depart from Halifax on the joint service between the two towns.
Photo taken Tuesday 17 April 1973, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
864. AVH635B
Yorkshire Traction 745, AVH635B, a 1964 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with front entrance Roe bodywork. This bus came to Yorkshire Traction in 1968 from the County Motors of Huddersfield fleet when it was absorbed by YTC.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
865. AVH636B
County Motors 106, AVH636B, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe H42/31F body, new in 1964. It passed to Yorkshire Traction with the rest of the fleet on 1st October 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Lord Street, Huddersfield
866. AWR997B
Felix, Hatfield 45, AWR997B, was an A.E.C.2D3RA Regent V with a Roe H41/32RD body seen turning from Thorne Road into East Laith Gate in Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road/East Laith Gate, Doncaster
867. BAT402B
Photographed entering the old Hull Bus Station is Hull Corporation No 202, BAT402B, a Leyland Atlantean with C H Roe bodywork new in 1964. Following on behind is another Atlantean No 342, 6342KH.
Photo taken August 1970, Bus Station/Collier Street
868. BCH156B
Derby Corporation 156, BCH156B, a 1964 Daimler CVG6 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1995, Harrogate
869. BCX109B
West Yorkshire PTE (Metro Kirklees) 4109 (BCX109B), a Daimler CVG6 with Roe H37/28F body, new to Huddersfield JOC in 1964 as 109.
Photo taken late 1974, John William Street, Huddersfield
870. BCX485B
Hanson 382, BCX485B, was a Hanson rebuild of an earlier AEC Reliance (JCX753, number 336, which had a Plaxton C41C body when new in 1954), fitted with a Roe B41F body and is seen here in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Friday 16 April 1965, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
871. BCX485B
Two Huddersfield Corporation vehicles acquired with their takeover of Hanson's stage services in 1969, 69, VVH349 and 82, BCX485B.
Photo taken Manchester Street Bus Park, Huddersfield
872. BWW654B
T Severn of Dunscroft operated BWW654B, this 1964 Leyland PD3/4 with Roe front entrance bodywork. It passed with the business to South Yorkshire PTE in 1979 where it became fleet number 1156. Later in life it was cut down becoming a service vehicle.
Photo taken Tuesday 30 May 1978, Severn's depot, Dunscroft
873. DCX112B
Huddersfield Corporation 112, DCX112B, Daimler CVG6LX/Roe
Photo taken 1972, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
874. DTJ139B
A rear view of two preserved Leyland Titan PD2s. On the left is former W. Alexander RB161, DWG917, a PD2/12 with Alexander L27/26R body, new in 1953. On the right, former Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation 39, DTJ139B, a PD2/40 with Roe H37/28R body, new in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
875. LCU112
South Shields 140, LCU112, a 1964 Daimler CCG6 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken July 2004, Tram Sunday, Fleetwood
876. LCU113
Tyneside PTE 369, LCU113, a Daimler CCG6 built in 1964 with Roe H35/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Chapter Row, South Shields Market Place
877. SVV241
Northampton 241, SVV241, a Daimler CVG6DD built in 1964 with Roe H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1976, Northampton
878. 946GUA
Leeds CT 946, 946GUA, was one of the 1963 batch of Roe bodied Regent Vs.
Photo taken 1965, Crossgates, Leeds
879. ANW710C
Leeds City Transport purchased a solitary AEC Reliance in 1965 and had it fitted with a neat Roe coach body that bore a strong resemblence to the AEC Reliances with Roe bodywork delivered in 1962 & 1964. 10, ANW710C, was used a private hire vehicle and was never used in regular passenger service.
Photo taken 1994, Halifax
880. ANW710C
Leeds City Transport 10, ANW710C, was an AEC Reliance with a Roe C37F body, built in 1965. This was the first coach to be owned by LCT.
Photo taken 1966, Talbot Square, Blackpool
881. AVL277C
Lincoln 4, AVL277C, was one of four Leyland PDR1/1 Atlanteans with Roe H43/33F bodies new in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, St Mary's Street, Lincoln
882. BHL363C
West Riding Wulfrunian 1012, BHL363C, is seen in its original livery shortly after entering service.
Photo taken 1965, Low Road, Hunslet, Leeds
883. BHL363C
West Riding Wulfrunian 1012, BHL363C, awaits departure for Hemsworth in advance of the rival United Services behind.
Photo taken 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
884. BHL363C
Rear view of 1012, BHL363C, one of the final batch of West Riding's notorious Wulfrunians in Leeds Bus Station
Photo taken c.1970, Leeds Central Bus Station
885. BHL365C
West Riding 1005, BHL356C, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian in this view at Castleford garage shows the cream steering wheel.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Castleford Depot
886. BHL369C
West Riding 1018, BHL369C a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian travels along Duke Street on its way from Leeds fitted with the later black steering wheel.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Duke Street, Leeds
887. BHL374C
West Riding 1022 BHL374C, one of the last batch of Guy Wulfrunians with Roe bodywork dating from 1965
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
888. BHL380C
West Riding 1029, BHL380C, the last one, showing the cream steering wheel fitted to the Roe H43/32F bodied Guy Wulfrunians when new seen in Barnsley Bus Station on the Leeds to Sheffield service.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Barnsley Bus Station
889. BNH246C
Preserved Northampton Corporation 246, BNH246C, a Daimler CVG6 with Roe H33/26R body, new in March 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2005, Duxford
890. CAJ432C
Teesside Municipal Transport 32, CAJ432C, a Leyland Leopard L2 built in 1965 with Roe B45F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1969, South Bank Depot
891. CAJ432C
Teesside Municipal Transport S302, CAJ432C, a Leyland Leopard L2 built in 1965 with Roe B45F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1972, South Bank Depot
892. CAJ434C
TRTB 34, CAJ434C, a Leyland Leopard L2 built 1965 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken January 1968, South Bank Depot
893. CAJ434C
TRTB's 1965 intake consisted of four Leyland L1s with Roe B45F bodywork equipped for One Man Operation. 34, CAJ434C, of this batch is seen in the depot yard at South Bank. All four buses passed to Teesside Municipal Transport in April 1968 although 34 was subsequently the first of the batch to be withdrawn.
Photo taken 1967, South Bank Depot
894. CCP159C
Halifax CCP159C, no.59, showing split rear upper window with ventilators. Taken probably during the winter of 1966/7, exact location unknown.
Photo taken probably 1966/7, Cold Edge Road, Wainstalls
895. CCP159C
Halifax No.59, CCP159C at what I think is Causeway Foot. The bus has reversed into Syke Lane.
Photo taken 1966?, Cold Edge Road, Wainstalls
896. CCP162C
Halifax 62, CCP162C, Leyland PD2/37 with Roe H37/28F body, new in 1965
Photo taken August 1966, George Square
897. CCP164C
This Leyland Titan PD2/37 was new to Halifax Corporation in 1965. Originally 64, CCP164C, in the Halifax fleet it later ran for West Yorkshire PTE. It is seen looking rather tatty in the twilight of its career as a trainer with Yorkshire Rider.
Photo taken 1989, off Charlestown Road
898. CCP164C
Halifax Corporation 64, CCP164C, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Roe H37/28F body, new in 1965, een on circular service 14 at Moor End, turning from Moor End Road and about to descend Clough Lane into the rural tranquility of the delightful hamlet of Mixenden.
Photo taken Friday 25 January 1974, Moor End Road/Balkram Edge/Clough Lane
899. CCP164C
Halifax 64, CCP164C, was a Leyland PD2/37 with a Roe H37/28F body dating from 1965.
Photo taken circa 1968, Skircoat Road Depot, Halifax
900. CCP166C
One of the batch of Calderdale Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Roe H37/28F bodies, CCP159C to CCP166C, fleet numbers 59 to 66, new to the Halifax "A" Fleet in September/October 1965.
Photo taken summer of 1972, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
901. CCP166C
Halifax CCP166C, no 66 showing split upper rear window with ventilators, probably winter 1966/7.
Photo taken about 1966, Warley Town Lane, Newlands Terminus
902. CCP523C
Delivered to Halifax JOC in 1965 as their 237, CCP523C was this Leyland Titan PD2/37 with neat Roe bodywork. It is seen after withdrawal from passenger service by Metrobus (the operating name of West Yorkshire PTE).
Photo taken 1985, parking adjacent to Crossfield Bus Station
903. CEX109C
Great Yarmouth Corporation 9, CEX109C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with Roe H44/31F body, new in August 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1973, Marine Parade, Great Yarmouth
904. CHE308C
Yorkshire Traction 737, CHE308C, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32F body (on Park Royal frames) new in May 1965 as fleet number 1308.
Photo taken April 1975, Barnsley Depot
905. CHE309C
Despite being an early user of Leyland Atlanteans, Yorkshire Traction continued to buy batches of Leyland Titans. The last carrying Roe bodywork based on Park Royal frames were delivered in 1965. Seen here on the long service via Wakefield and Barnsley to Sheffield is 738, CHE309C.
Photo taken Thursday 14 June 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
906. CHE314C
Yorkshire Traction 743, CHE314C, a 1965 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with Roe bodywork Originally numbered 1314 when new 743 was one of the last batch of front engined double deckers bought by Yorkshire Traction and the only PD3s with Roe bodywork apart from a pair originally owned by County Motors which YTC accquired when they took over that company in 1969.
Photo taken 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
907. CRH174C
Kingston upon Hull 74, CRH174C, a 1965 Leyland Panther with 45 seat Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1975, Hull Bus Park
908. CUB331C
Leeds were late-comers into the use of rear-engined buses, buying Fleetlines in 1964 and these Atlanteans in 1965. 331, CUB331C, was a PDR1/1 Mk2 chassis with a Weymann H41/29F body and is now preserved at the Keighley Bus Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 17 October 1965, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
909. DUG166C
Kippax Motors DUG166C, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32R body from 1965.
Photo taken 1967, Selby Road, Whitkirk
910. DUG166C
Morgan, Armthorpe DUG166C was a Leyland PD3A/1 with a Roe H41/32RD body which had been new to Kippax Motors, Leeds and which was acquired in June 1968 and is seen in Thorne Road, Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road, Doncaster
911. DUG167C
When Wallace Arnold sold its bus operations in Leeds and district to Leeds City Transport no vehicles were involved. The last buses delivered new to Kippax Motors were a pair of Leyland Titan PD3A/1s with Roe bodywork new in 1965. These went to the Blue Line company of Armthorpe near Doncaster. DUG167C stands at the Christ Church terminus in Doncaster, the home to many of the independent services in the town
Photo taken 1972, Churchgate, Doncaster
912. DUM970C
Leeds CT 970, DUM970C, one of the handsome Roe-bodied Regent Vs from 1965.
Photo taken 1968, Wholesale Meat Market, Pontefract Lane, Leeds
913. DUM972C
Leeds City Transport 972, DUM972C, was a smart Roe H39/31R bodied AEC Regent V, introduced in 1965.
Photo taken 1968, Selby Road/Hollyshaw Lane, Whitkirk, Leeds
914. ECX887C
Hanson, Huddersfield 390, ECX887C, an AEC/Hanson Reliance rebuild with Roe B41F body. Originally KVH363, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body, new to the Hanson subsidiary Bottomley's Tours in 1956, it was absorbed into the main fleet in 1962. In 1965 the body was scrapped, the chassis rebuilt by Hanson's and the new Roe bus body fitted, then becoming 390. Passing to Huddersfield Corporation as 90 in 1969 on takeover of Hanson's stage services, it survived into WYPTE ownership as 4090.
Photo taken March 1966
915. EVH122C
West Yorkshire PTE 4122, EVH122C, a 1965 Daimler CVG6LX/30/Roe H70F originally Huddersfield No. 122.
Photo taken Saturday 9 September 1978, Dalton, Black Horse
916. FDT43C
Doncaster Corporation 43, FDT43C, a 1965 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub with Roe bodywork. The Royal Tiger Cub was really an export chassis and Doncaster bought the only British examples.
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
917. GWX553C
Severn, Stainforth GWX553C, a Leyland PDR1/2 Atlantean with a Roe H44/29F body, was seen in Thorne Road, Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road, Doncaster
918. GWX553C
Severn, Dunscroft, GWX553C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 built in 1965 with Roe H44/29F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Thorne Road, Doncaster
919. HYG123C
Wilson (Premier), Stainforth HYG123C was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Roe H44/34F body seen in Thorne Road, Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road, Doncaster
920. PTE944C
Ashton Under Lyne 44, PTE944C, a 1965 Leyland Titan PD2/37 with front entrance Roe body.
Photo taken 1998, at Piece Hall, Halifax
921. PTE944C
Ashton under Lyne bought Leyland chassis with Roe bodywork after the war. Their last front engined buses entered service in 1965 and were Leyland Titan PD2/37 with forward entrance Roe bodywork. Seen amid lying snow is 44, PTE944C, the sole survivor of the batch of five.
Photo taken Saturday 4 December 2010, Manchester Museum of Transport
922. DGR80D
Sunderland 280, DGR80D, a 1966 Daimler Fleetline with Sunderland designed Roe bodywork. The bus carries Tyne and Wear PTE livery
Photo taken 1974, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
923. EEX856D
Great Yarmouth 56, EEX856D, a Leyalnd Atlantean PDR1/2 with Roe H38/27F body, new in November 1966, taken outside the ABC Theatre in Regent Road, Great Yarmouth.
Photo taken 1969, Regent Road, Great Yarmouth
924. EEX857D
Great Yarmouth 57, EEX857D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with Roe H38/27F body, new in November 1966.
Photo taken 1969, Regent Road, Great Yarmouth
925. EHL696D
West Riding bought their first Leyland Atlanteans in 1966 with Roe bodywork. EHL696D was delivered as 109. It is seen here in NBC red after being renumbered in 1969 as 562.
Photo taken 1976, Leeds Central Bus Station
926. EHL698D
West Riding Autos 111, EHL698D, a Leyland Atlantean with Roe body of 1966.
Photo taken 1968, Quarry Hill, Leeds
927. ENW974D
Leeds AEC Regent V 974, ENW974D, a 1966 Roe bodied example and one of Leeds last AEC deckers is seen in Ripon in 1976 taking a breather while conveying a party of enthusiasts to Newcastle.
Photo taken 1976, Ripon Market Place
928. FHL770D
West Riding's first rear engined double deckers were a batch of Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 new in 1966. New as 121, FHL770D, this bus was renumbered as 575 in 1969.
Photo taken Friday 20 February 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
929. FHL774D
Orpington & District FHL774D, a Leyland PDR1/2 with Roe H43/33F body new in 1966 as West Riding 125.
Photo taken Orpington
930. FUB123D
Leeds City Transport 1966 Daimler Fleetline 123, FUB123D, with Roe bodywork, withdrawn in 1976.
Photo taken 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
931. FVN36D
TRTB's 1966 intake consisted of four Leyland PD2A/27s with Roe H33/28R bodies which arrived in June of that year. 36, FVN36D, was one of this batch all of which passed to Teesside Municipal Transport in April 1968.
Photo taken 1967, South Bank Depot
932. FVN36D
Teesside Municipal Transport 36, FVN36D, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1966 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1969, South Bank depot
933. FVN37D
Teesside Railless Traction Board 37, FVN37D, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1966 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken January 1968, TRTB depot
934. GAT180D
Hull bought a dozen Leyland Panthers over a two year period. 180, GAT180D, dates from 1966 and carries a Roe body. They were regularly used on the North Sea ferry service hence the flags above the destination box
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
935. GAT180D
Photographed at the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicles Rally at the Museum in Lincoln in 2010 is former Hull Corporation No 180, GAT180D, a Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork. New in June 1966 (but not registered until August) she lasted in service only until 1981.
Photo taken November 2010, Lincoln
936. GBU142D
Oldham had a distinctive and quite attractive design of Roe body fitted to most of their Atlanteans. This photograph was taken in quite early SELNEC days and it was, at that time, quite unusual to see four buses in the new orange and white livery. What was not unusual in Oldham was the Stardrops advert on the staircase panel, a feature that would have been even more ubiquitous if so many of the fleet weren't fitted with Roe bodies featuring the distinctive staircase window.
Photo taken Saturday 15 August 1970, Wallshaw Street Garage
937. GBU144D
Scarlet Band, West Cornforth, GBU144D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1966 with Roe H43/34F bodywork. Formerly Greater Manchester PTE 5144 but new as Oldham 144, parked at the depot next to a couple of ex-Bolton Atlanteans (GBN246D & GBN250D).
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1981, West Cornforth Depot
938. GUM451D
Leeds first AEC Swift was 51, GUM451D, a 1966 model with dual door Roe bodywork. When new it was exhibited at the Earls Court Commercial Motor Show. It was withdrawn in 1978.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1981, Morley
939. HNW131D
Leeds City Transport 131, HNW131D, a 1966 Daimler Fleetline with Roe 78 seat body. This bus was exhibited at the 1966 Earls Court Commercial Motor Show hence the gold lining out, long a feature on Leeds buses shown at Earls Court.
Photo taken 1993, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
940. HNW131D
Leeds City Transport 131, HNW131D, a 1966 Damler Fleetline CRG6LX with a Roe H45/33F body at York Street in Leeds during the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
941. HNW366D
The last new bus delivered to Farsley Omnibus was a Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD3A/2 HNW366D which was transferred to Hardwicks of Scarborough when the business was sold in 1968. In the 1990s it surfaced in the fleet of Black Prince the well known Morley independent. It is seen here with FTF702F, formerly 8 in the Ramsbottom UDC, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs body.
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
942. HNW366D
Hardwick's Services, Scarborough, HNW366D, a Leyland PD3A/2 built in 1966 with Roe H41/32RD bodywork. Working with Wallace Arnold subsidiary Hardwick's, this had been new to Farsley Omnibus Co, Pudsey.
Photo taken Westwood, Scarborough
943. HRC166C
Entering service in 1966 despite the registration number, Derby 166, HRC166C, was a Roe H37/28R bodied Daimler CVG6.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Morledge
944. KDT206D
Doncaster's last front engined double deckers entered service in 1966. They were Daimler CVG6 with 62 seat front entrance bodywork by Roe. 206, KDT206D, is seen at Sandtoft acting as the car park shuttle.
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
945. KRC177D
Roe H44/34F bodywork was carried by Derby 177, KRC177D, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline new in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Tennant Street Bus Park
946. KRC179D
Derby 8179, KRC179D, originally number 179 in the fleet, was in use promoting the Photofare scheme when caught near the Market Hall in Derby. It was a Roe bodied Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline and was H44/34F when in normal service.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 September 1981, Derby
947. KRC186D
Derby 186, KRC186D, a Roe bodied Daimler CVG6 masquerading as a trolleybus on the last route at Shelton Lock a month before the closure of the system.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 August 1967, Sheton Lock, Derby
948. KYG299D
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan) KYG299D was a Guy Arab V with Roe H41/32F body of 1966.
Photo taken 1968, Armthorpe
949. KYG299D
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd) KYG299D, a Guy Arab V with Roe H41/32F bodywork is seen at Doncaster's Christ Church terminus prior to setting off on the lengthy journey to Goole. The bus was new to Blue Line in April 1966 and passed with the business to SYPTE in March 1979 although it had been withdrawn by then.
Photo taken c. 1973, Churchgate, Doncaster
950. KYG299D
Morgan, Armthorpe KYG299D was a Guy Arab V with a Roe H41/32F body seen in Thorne Road, Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road, Doncaster
951. LWU499D
Pennine Motor Services LWU499D, a 1966 Leyland Leopard PSU4/3R with 49 seat Roe body. Seen in Skipton at the home end of the long Skipton- Settle- Ingleton-Lancaster service.
Photo taken c. 1970, Skipton Bus Station
952. LWU499D
Pennine Motor Services LWU499D, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/3R with Roe B49F body, new in 1966.
Photo taken 1973, Skipton Bus Station
953. LWU499D
LWU499D was a Leyland PSU4/3R Leopard with a Roe B49F body which had been new in June 1966 to Simpson & Windle (Pennine), Gargrave.
Photo taken High Street, Gargrave
954. NWT496D
Reliance (R. Store) NWT496D was one of their Guy Arab Vs with a Roe H41/32F body dating from 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 18 September 1971, North Street, Goole
955. NWT496D
Reliance (R Store) NWT496D and Blue Line (Samuel Morgan) DUG167C receiving attention in Armthorpe depot. NWT496D was a Guy Arab V with Roe H41/32F bodywork which was new to Reliance in 1966. It was acquired by SYPTE in 1979 as a withdrawn vehicle.
Photo taken c. 1973, Blue Line Depot, Wood Lea, Armthorpe
956. NWT496D
Reliance (Store), Stainforth, NWT496D, a Guy Arab V built in 1966 with Roe H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken Garage, Stainforth
957. DVL357E
On a weekend trip to Lincoln I photographed number 9, DVL357E, a Leyland thingy (sometimes known as a PD2/37).
Photo taken Sunday 8 September 1974, Lincoln
958. EVL552E
Lincoln 44, EVL552E, a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Roe B49F body is seen outside the garage in Lincoln.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
959. EVL552E
Lincoln 44, EVL552E, was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Roe B49F body, one of four new in 1967 seen in St. Mark Street, Lincoln, outside the Corporation garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
960. FTF702F
Preserved former Ramsbottom Urban District Council 8, FTF702F, a Leyland PD3/4 with East Lancs H41/32F body new in 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 2006, Duxford
961. GNH258F
Preserved former Northampton Corporation 258, GNH258F, a Daimler CVG6DD with Roe H33/26R body, new in November 1967
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, Winchester Bus Station
962. GNH261F
Northampton Corporation 261, GNH261F, a Daimler CVG6D with Roe H33/26R body in Northampton before being preserved.
Photo taken Northampton
963. HOR590E
Bristol Omnibus 8602, HOR590E a 1967 Leyland Atlantean/Roe. Originally with King Alfred this Atlantean passed via Hants & Dorset to Bristol Omnibus for use as an open-topper. Judging by the marks below the engine cover it looks as though it is suffering from the usual PDR1/2 flywheel oil loss problems.
Photo taken Tuesday 7 July 1981, Uphill Wharf, Weston-super-Mare
964. HOR590E
Preserved King Alfred HOR590E, a 1967 Leyland Atlantean/Roe. It passed via Hants & Dorset to Bristol Omnibus for use as an open-topper but is now preserved in King Alfred livery
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, FOKAB Running Day Winchester
965. HOR591E
Former King Alfred HOR591E, one of a batch of four Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with Roe H43/33F bodies new in 1967, seen here recently repainted in Hants & Dorset livery as their fleet number 2303.
Photo taken Monday 20 May 1974, Winchester Bus Station
966. HOR592E
Preserved ex-King Alfred HOR592E, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with Roe H43/33F body, new in April 1967
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
967. HOR592E
HOR592E, a Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean was new in 1967 to King Alfred and seen here in Poole Bus Station once the fleet was absorbed into Hants and Dorset.
Photo taken Wednesday 8 October 1975, Poole Bus Station
968. JHL137E
West Riding, Wakefield 238, JHL137E, a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Roe B51F body was caught in Leeds Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Leeds Bus Station
969. JRH417E
Hull 217, JRH417E, a 1967 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Roe body with Hull's trademark flat windscreen. The streamline livery does not sit very easily on the square lines of the bus.
Photo taken 2001, Sheffield
970. JVN40E
TRTB 40, JVN40E, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 from 1967 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Borough Road, Middlesbrough
971. KVH473E
Huddersfield Corporation 473, KVH473E, a 1967 Daimler Fleetline with Roe body.
Photo taken 1994, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
972. KVH473E
Huddersfield Corporation 473, KVH473E, is a preserved Daimler Fleetline with Roe body dating from 1967. It is seen at the ill-fated and short-lived Transperience Museum in Bradford which had high hopes of being the finest and most comprehensive transport museum in the UK, complete with working trams and trolleybuses. Sadly, it was a victim of misguided optimism and a lack of long-term funding.
Photo taken Saturday 29 March 1997, Transperience Museum, Bradford
973. KVH473E
Huddersfield 473, KVH473E, a Roe bodied Daimler Fleetline of 1967 delivered as a trolleybus replacement vehicle. Seen here after restoration by members of the West Yorkshire Transport Museum Society on the bus park at Ludlam Street depot, Bradford, the WYTM home at that time.
Photo taken October 1984, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
974. KVH473E
Huddersfield's first Daimler Fleetlines date from 1967, Roe bodied examples used to close the trolleybus system. This rear view of 473, KVH473E, shows off its rounded dome at the Keighley Bus Museum open day.
Photo taken Sunday 8 June 2014, Keighley Bus Museum
975. KVH475E
Huddersfield 475, KVH475E, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1967 with Roe H44/31F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Manchester Street Bus Station, Huddersfield
976. KVH477E
West Yorkshire PTE 4477, KVH477E, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Roe H44/31F body, new to Huddersfield Corporation as 477 in 1967.
Photo taken June 1983, Great Northern Street Garage, Huddersfield
977. LHL164F
West Riding 164, LHL164F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork, preserved at Dewsbury Bus Museum
Photo taken 1995, Dewsbury Bus Station
978. LHL164F
West Riding 164, LHL164F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork, is preserved at Dewsbury Bus Museum and looks immaculate, just as it did in the previous photo of it in 1995. It is seen working a free shuttle service between the museum and Dewsbury Bus Station during its Autumn Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
979. LUA135F
Leeds 135, LUA135F, a Daimler Fleetline with Roe H45/33F body which entered service in September 1967. One of a batch of 14 (132-145) which followed the 1966 Commercial Motor Show exhibit (131) and a forerunner to the later 2 door jumbos.
Photo taken c.1968, near junction with Harehills Lane, York Road, Harehills
980. LUA137F
Following the solitary 33ft Fleetline exhibited at the 1966 Commercial Motor Show, a production batch of 14 were delivered to Leeds in 1967. Originally 137, LUA137F, a Daimler Fleetline with Roe bodywork is seen at the very end of its career working for Yorkshire Rider as a driver trainer and tree lopper.
Photo taken 1989, Bramley Depot
981. LUA138F
Delivered to Leeds in 1967 was this Daimler Fleetline with 33 foot Roe bodywork with panoramic windows, a concept pioneered by Leeds and Edinburgh. Originally 138, LUA138F in the passenger fleet, in 1978 it became a training vehicle and was renumbered 27.
Photo taken 1981, Kirkstall Road Works
982. MHN313E
Darlington Corporation 13, MHN313E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Roe B47D+18 bodywork (UW 7-15-1 in old money).
Photo taken May 1972, Tubwell Row
983. MHN316E
Darlington Corporation 16, MHN316E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Roe B47D+19 standing bodywork.
Photo taken September 1972, West Row
984. MVH27F
Huddersfield 27, MVH27F, an AEC Swift with Roe B44F body, new in December 1967, followed by an unidentified trolleybus during the last weeks of trolleybus operation in Huddersfield.
Photo taken July 1968, St. George's Square, Huddersfield
985. MVH27F
Huddersfield No.27, MVH27F, and unidentified trolley bus
Photo taken July 1968, St. George's Square, Huddersfield
986. MVH28F
Huddersfield J.O.C. 28, MVH28F, an AEC Swift MP2R with Roe B44F body, new in 1967.
Photo taken June or July 1968, Lord Street, Huddersfield
987. NCH191E
Derby Corporation 191, NCH191E, a 1967 Daimler Fleetline with Roe body
Photo taken 1978, Derby Bus Station
988. NCH195E
Derby 195, NCH195E, was a Roe H44/34F bodied Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline.
Photo taken Saturday 28 August 1976, Derby
989. OBU163F
Oldham 163, OBU163F, a 1967 Leyland Atlantean with Roe bodywork to Oldhams own specification.
Photo taken 2003, Piece Hall, Halifax
990. OBU163F
Oldham Coporation switched to Leyland Atlanteans in 1967 but continued to specify Roe bodywork. 163, OBU163F, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 shows of the unusual shade of red employed by Oldham.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2011, Rowsley
991. PDT4975
The first rear-engined double decker for Blue Ensign (G.H. Ennifer Ltd.) of Doncaster was PDT497E, a Roe H44/34F Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX, delivered in July 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 21 February 1971, Depot, Doncaster
992. PWR988E
South Yorkshire were the first West Yorkshire based company to operate Leyland Atlanteans. In 1967 they took delivery of a pair with Roe bodywork to an overall design similar to buses bought by King Alfred of Winchester and West Riding at around the same time. Seen loading in Leeds prior to setting out for Doncaster is 88, PWR988E.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 April 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
993. PWR989E
South Yorkshire Motors 89, PWR989E, was a Leyland PDR1/2 with a Roe H41/29F body and was seen in Pontefract Bus Station with rebuilt Albion number 81, TWY8, in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Pontefract Bus Station
994. PWR989E
PWR989E was a Leyland PDR1/2 with Roe H41/29F body new as South Yorkshire Road Transport, Pontefract 89 in September 1967 and is seen in Leeds at the northern extremity of their important stage network.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1975, Leeds Central Bus Station
995. RDT428F
Doncaster Corporation Transport 208, RDT428F, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Roe H44/34F bodywork new in 1967. It became 1208 in the SYPTE fleet in 1974.
Photo taken c 1973, King Avenue, New Rossington
996. RWY891F
Blue Line (Samuel Morgan) RWY891F, a Guy Arab V with Roe H41/32F stands at the back of Stainforth depot. It was new in August 1967 and, although bought by SYPTE with the business in March 1979, it was, by then, out of service. In fact, out of the six Guy Arab Vs purchased by Blue Line and Reliance between 1963 and 1969, only 891GWT, the first of these, was still serviceable at the time of the takeover.
Photo taken c.1973, Reliance Depot, Church Road, Stainforth
997. RWY891F
Morgan, Armthorpe RWY891F, was a Guy Arab V with a Roe H41/32F body seen in Thorne Road, Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road, Doncaster
998. UDT451F
Doncaster 51, UDT451F, seen at the garage was a Leyland RTC1/2 Royal Tiger Cub with a Roe B45D body. Doncaster was the only U.K. customer for the model although one of Stratford Blue's Willowbrook bodied Tiger Cubs did carry a Royal Tiger Cub badge.
Photo taken Sunday 16 June 1968, Leicester Avenue Depot, Doncaster
999. JVV264G
Northampton 264, JVV264G, a 1968 Daimler CVG6/Roe.
Photo taken Sunday 16 August 1981, Stockport
1,000. JVV266G
Northampton 266, JVV266G, Daimler CVG6 / Roe H33/26R, new in October 1968.
Photo taken Monday 9 March 1981, Northampton
1,001. JVV266G
Second shot of Northampton 266, JVV266G, Daimler CVG6 / Roe H33/26R, new in October 1968.
Photo taken Monday 9 March 1981, Northampton
1,002. JVV267G
Preserved Northampton Corporation Daimler 267, JVV267G, a CVG6 with Roe H59R body, the last Daimler half cab, new in October 1968.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2011, Duxford
1,003. JVV267G
Northampton 267, JVV267G, a 1968 Daimler CVG6/Roe
Photo taken Saturday 28 May 1983, Headlands Terminus, Northampton
1,004. MHL181F
West Riding 1968 Roe H43/33F bodied Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB 181, MHL181F, on Northgate, Wakefield when almost brand new.
Photo taken 1968, Northgate, Wakefield
1,005. MHL190F
West Riding switched from Atlanteans to Daimler Fleetlines from 1968. Delivered as 190, MHL190F, was this Roe bodied example.
Photo taken Sunday 14 November 1976, Leeds Central Bus Station
1,006. MHL304F
West Riding 639, MHL304F, a Daimler CRG6LX with Roe H43/33F bodywork sets off from Doncaster for Pontefract. This vehicle was new in April 1968, one of a batch of 30 received that year, and was originally numbered 204; it was renumbered in 1971.
Photo taken c.1973, Doncaster Northern Bus Station
1,007. MUG485F
Leeds City Transport 85, MUG485F, AEC Swift with Roe 48 seat bodywork, delivered March 1968.
Photo taken early 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
1,008. OCX493F
West Yorkshire PTE (Kirklees District) 4493, OCX493F, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Roe H44/31F body, new to Huddersfield Corporation as 493 in 1968.
Photo taken John William Street, Huddersfield
1,009. PRH246G
Hull 246, PRH246G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PR1A/1 with Roe body and Hull's trademark angled one piece windscreen shows off the post streamline era livery.
Photo taken 1991, Lombard Street Depot, Hull
1,010. PRH246G
This Hull Atlantean was painted in this all over advert livery to promote a chain of DIY shops in the late seventies. 246, PRH246G, a Roe bodied PDR1A/1 is seen amid snowy conditions well away from its home town at the opening of the International DIY Store in Bramley Leeds in 1981.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1981, Bramley
1,011. PRH248G
Kingston-upon-Hull 248, PRH248G, was a Roe H44/31F bodied Leyland PDR1A/1 Atlantean seen in Lombard Street, Hull at its junction with Ferensway.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway
1,012. PUB151G
151, PUB151G, was one of Leeds first one man operated double deckers, dating from 1968 with bodies designed by the Leeds manager, Tom Lord. It was withdrawn in 1981 by WYPTE whose Metrobus livery is carried here.
Photo taken March 1981, Vicar Lane, Leeds
1,013. PUB152G
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 152, PUB152G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX/33 with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1968.
Photo taken Bishopgate Street, Leeds
1,014. PUB156G
The first one man double deck route in Leeds was the 49 Old Farnley to Hyde Park and the first journey was worked by 156, PUB156G, a 1968 Daimler Fleetline with dual door Roe body, seen here at the Hyde Park terminus after working the first journey.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1969, Hyde Park, Leeds
1,015. PUB157G
Leeds City Transport 157, PUB157G, was a Daimler Fleetline with a Roe H45/33D body dating from 1968.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1969, Old Farnley
1,016. UCH216G
Derby 216, UCH216G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1968 with Roe H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1974, Derby Bus Station
1,017. VHN527G
Darlington Borough Transport bought Roadliners in the mid sixties, then quickly turned to single deck Fleetlines when these became available. 27, VHN527G, of 1968 is a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LW with a 43 seat Roe body.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, at Elland Road, Leeds
1,018. VHN529G
Darlington Corporation 29, VHN529G, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LW built 1968 with Roe B43D bodywork.
Photo taken September 1973, Tubwell Row
1,019. VHN532G
Darlington Corporation 32, VHN532G, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LW built in 1968 with Roe B43D+18 bodywork, parked in Darlington Market Place on a quiet Sunday morning.
Photo taken October 1970, Darlington Market Place
1,020. VHN535G
Darlington Borough Transport 35, VHN535G, a 1968 Daimler Fleetline with Roe bodywork
Photo taken July 1969, Tubwell Row
1,021. VYH47G
Halls Coaches of Hounslow bought VYH47G a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with a Roe body to a Leeds City Transport design to act as a transfer vehicle for TWA Airlines.
Photo taken 1978, Pudsey
1,022. KVL64H
Lincoln bought Leyland Panthers with Roe bodywork for a number of years prior to switching to Alexander bodied Bristol REs. Seen here is 64, KVL64H, numerically the penultimate Panther bought by Lincoln.
Photo taken 1978, Harrogate
1,023. OEE878G
Grimsby-Cleethorpes 78, OEE878G, a Roe bodied Daimler Fleetline outside the depot in Victoria Street, Grimsby, with the time honoured tradition of changing crews while passengers look on (in frustration, perhaps!).
Photo taken Jul 1971, Victoria Street, Grimsby
1,024. PHL226G
West Riding 661, PHL226G, was a Daimler Fleetline with a Roe body from 1969.
Photo taken 1973, Templegate Green, Whitkirk
1,025. PHL227G
West Riding 662, PHL227G, was a Daimler Fleetline with a Roe body from 1969, by then sporting the NBC livery.
Photo taken 1973, Templegate Green, Whitkirk
1,026. PRH255G
Kingston Upon Hull Leyland Atlantean with Roe bodywork wearing Citilink livery. Originally 255, PRH255G, it carries the unusual flat windscreen specifed by Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, Meadowhall, Sheffield Bus Rally
1,027. PRH255G
Kingston Upon Hull Leyland Atlantean 255, PRH255G, with Roe bodywork, now wearing blue and white livery was a visiting vehicle to the recent LVVS event.
Photo taken Sunday 6 November 2016, Lindum Industrial Estate, Lincoln
1,028. SBU180G
Greater Manchester Transport 5180, SBU180G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe H43/31D bodywork built in 1969 and originally Oldham Corporation 180.
Photo taken mid 1976, Walshaw Street Garage, Oldham
1,029. TKH267H
Hull 267, TKH267H, a 1969 dual door Leyland Atlantean with Roe bodywork is passed by 376, 3376RH, a 1963 Leyland Atlantean also with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1969, Collier Street, Hull
1,030. TKH270H
Hull joined the trend to dual door buses in 1969. Seen here is 270, TKH270H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe body seating 71.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
1,031. UDT455F
Doncaster Corporation 55, UDT455F, is a 1969 Leyland Royal Tiger Cub with Roe bodywork. The Royal Tiger Cub was an export chassis and only Doncaster bought any in the UK; the 1969 deliveries would be the last bought by Doncaster. Roe bodywork is similar to those supplied to Leeds and Huddersfield on AEC Swift chassis.
Photo taken 1996, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
1,032. VYH46G
Hall's of Hounslow 71, VYH46G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe H45/23F body, new in 1969.
Photo taken Heathrow Airport
1,033. XCH425G
In the then new blue livery, Derby 225, XCH425G, was a 1969 Roe H44/34F bodied Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an indication that it was crew operated.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Derby
1,034. YYG649G
Felix Motors 49, YYG649G, a Daimler CRG6LX with Roe H44/30D bodywork new in May 1969 is seen loading for Moorends, a service operated jointly with Severn and Premier.
Photo taken c. 1973, Churchgate, Doncaster
1,035. YYG649G
Felix 49, YYG649G, was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Roe H44/30D body seen turning from Thorne Road into East Laith Gate in Doncaster.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1970, Thorne Road/East Laith Gate, Doncaster
1,036.
An unidentified West Yorkshire PTE (Metro Kirklees) former Huddersfield Corporation Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Roe H45/29D body.
Photo taken late 1974, John William Street, Huddersfield
1,037. CRC244J
Ex Midland General Bristol FLF6B, 534VRB, ex Derby Corporation 244, CRC244J a 1970 Roe bodied Daimler Fleetline, another unidentified Fleetline possibly ex GM and another ex Derby Fleetline from the same batch as 244, possibly 246.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 2003, at Butchart Gardens, Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada
1,038. CRC245J
In the new blue livery Derby 245, CRC245J, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with Roe H45/29D body was one of fifteen new in 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Derby
1,039. GML851J
One of the ex-B.O.A.C. Atlanteans/Roe, GML851J, with Carrolls Transport, at Epsom Downs on its way to the Derby.
Photo taken Epsom Downs
1,040. UCX132H
Huddersfield 132, UCX132H, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1970 with Roe H45/29D bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Manchester Street Bus Station, Huddersfield
1,041. UNW185H
Leeds City Transport 185, UNW185H, a 1970 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB with Roe 78 seat dual door bodywork, seen when a few days into service - the Daimler badge can be clearly seen
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1970, Leeds Central Bus Station
1,042. UNW191H
Leeds 191, UNW191H, was a Daimler CRG6LXB with a Roe H45/33D built in 1970.
Photo taken Friday 24 September 1971, Coronation Parade, Halton Moor
1,043. UNW400H
Leeds initial dual door buses were Daimler Fleetlines The first of many Leyland Atlantans with dual door bodywork arrived in 1970. 400 UNW400H was a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1981, Sovereign Street Depot, Swinegate
1,044. UNW406H
Leeds City Transport 406, UNW406H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1970 with Roe H45/33D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Harrogate
1,045. UNW406H
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 406, UNW406H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1970.
Photo taken 1982, New Briggate, Leeds
1,046. WRH284J
Former Hull Atlantean 284, WRH284J, a 1970 Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 is seen wearing the Stagecoach logo of its final owner.
Photo taken October 1995, Piece Hall, Halifax
1,047. WRH294J
Hull bought a number of dual door buses in the early seventies. 294, WRH294J, is a 1970 Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe bodywork. It is seen after conversion to open top working for Mac Tours in Edinburgh.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 2001, Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh
1,048. ABU195J
When the PTEs were formed in 1969 they inherited a wide variety of vehicles from their constituent members. In addition some of the former operators had vehicles on opder to their own specification which went direct to their new owners. One such bus was SELNEC 5195, ABU195J, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Oldham's standard Roe bodywork although the engine shrouds had been dropped by the PTE.
Photo taken Friday 23 July 1971, Mersey Square, Stockport
1,049. AUB151J
Leeds first Fleetlines came in 1964 and carried Roe bodywork. 108, 108LNW, is seen in later years wearing PTE Metrobus livery with alongside one of Leeds final batch of AEC Swifts again with Roe bodywork, 1051 AUB151J, dating from 1971
Photo taken Friday 16 March 1979, Leeds Central Bus Station
1,050. AUB153J
Leeds 1053, AUB153J, AEC Swift with Roe B48D body, new in July 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
1,051. AUB157J
Following the purchase of a solitary AEC Swift in 1966 Leeds went on to buy a further 149 with bodywork by Roe, MCW and Park Royal. The last batch entered service in 1971 and had Roe bodywork. 1057, AUB157J, passes along The Headrow in central Leeds.
Photo taken Friday 14 March 1980, The Headrow, Leeds
1,052. AUB164J
Leeds last AEC Swifts were delivered in 1971. They marked a return to Roe bodywork following a batch of AEC Swifts and a batch of single deck Daimler Fleetlines both of which had Park Royal bodywork. 1064, AUB164J, is seen outside Leeds City Markets when just a few months into service.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 September 1971, Kirkgate, Leeds
1,053. DUA473K
Leeds City Transport 473, DUA473K, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean with Roe dual door body. Now converted to open top format this bus has been owned by Yorkshire Post Newspapers for use as a publicity vehicle since withdrawal in 1989.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 June 2007, Throstle Nest, Farsley
1,054. DUA475K
Leeds 475, DUA475K, Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe H45/33D body, new in October 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
1,055. DUA492K
Leeds 492, DUA492K, was an Atlantean PDR2/1 with the smart and distinctive Roe H45/33D bodywork dating from 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 8 July 1972, Rodley Lane, Calverley
1,056. GML848J
Leyland Atlantean GML848J, seen at Poldhu Cove whilst working Flora's Helston-Mullion service on 23rd August 1988.
Photo taken Tuesday 23 August 1988, Poldhu Cove
1,057. GML849J
B.O.A.C. GML849J leaving the terminal at Victoria, Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe CH41/24F body, one of six delivered in July 1971.
Photo taken Sunday 12 September 1971, London Victoria
1,058. GML850J
B.O.A.C. GML850J at Heathrow Airport, Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe CH41/24F body, one of six delivered in July 1971. On the right is one of the three TWA liveried vehicles of Hall, Hounslow (LLH5/6/8K) which does not have the illuminated advert panel present on LLH 9K.
Photo taken 1972, Heathrow Airport
1,059. HWW763J
HWW763J was one of four similar buses ordered by Blue Line and Reliance in 1969 but which, as a result of a backlog at Charles Roe's, weren't delivered until March 1971.
Photo taken c 1973, Blue Line Depot, Wood Lea, Armthorpe
1,060. LLH5K
Leyalnd Atlantean/Roe LLH5K with Osborne, leaving Colchester.
Photo taken Colchester Bus Station
1,061. LLH6K
Former Atlantean/Roe airport bus LLH6K, now open top, with Wealden of London and carrying sign writing for their Richmond Heritage Ride.
Photo taken London Trafalgar Square
1,062. LLH8K
LLH8K, one of five Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 Roe H45/24F, new to Hall, Hounslow
Photo taken Stow Road, Ixworth
1,063. LLH9K
Hall, Hounslow LLH9K, one of five Leyland Atlanteans PDR2/1 Roe H45/24F, owned by them
Photo taken Saturday 14 April 1973, Wembley Stadium
1,064. UEX18W
This Leyland Atlantean with Leeds style Roe bodywork is seen working for Swaffham Coachways. The bus is probably older than the registration UEX18W would imply and it is possibly one of the former TWA airport coach which were new in the early seventies.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1983, Kings Lynn
1,065. WRH285J
Hull bought Roe bodied Atlanteans for over nearly 20 years. Seen here is the former 285, WRH285J, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean with dual door Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1993, Lombard Street, Hull
1,066. WTY843J
Hunter of Seaton Delaval 30, WTY843J, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1971 with Roe H43/29D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1971, Northumberland Square, North Shields
1,067. WTY843J
Hunter, Seaton Delaval 30, WTY843J was a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe H43/29D body which replaced Titan 17, DJR681 when new in January 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1975, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay
1,068. EVY696L
York Pullman bought a number of Roe bodied Daimler Fleetlines for stage carriage work. The solitary vehicle bought in 1972 was numbered 96 EVY696L.
Photo taken Monday 24 March 1975, Exhibiton Square, York
1,069. EVY696L
York Pullman 96, EVY696L, was a 1972 Daimler CRG6LX with Roe H44/33F bodywork. It was withdrawn in 1985.
Photo taken c.1973, Church Road, Stamford Bridge
1,070. JUM209L
Former WYPTE 209, JUM209L, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6/33 with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds City Transport in 1972 as 759.
Photo taken Thursday 26 June 1986, WYPTE Elmwood Garage, Halifax
1,071. LLH6K
Limebourne, SW1, LLH6K Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1972 with Roe H45/24F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1981, Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria
1,072. LLH6K
Atlantean/Roe LLH6K, with its roof removed, at Moorgate on the Culturebus London sightseeing tour.
Photo taken City of London Moorgate
1,073. LLH6K
Another shot of LLH6K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1972 with Roe H45/24F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1979, Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria
1,074. LLH6K
Another shot of LLH6K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1972 with Roe H45/24F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Grosvenor Gardens, Victoria
1,075. LLH6K
Another shot of LLH6K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1972 with Roe H45/24F bodywork, by this time converted to open top.
Photo taken August 1984, London Hyde Park Corner
1,076. LLH6K
Rear view of LLH6K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1972 with Roe H45/24F bodywork, converted to open top.
Photo taken August 1984, London Hyde Park Corner
1,077. NHN250K
Darlington Borough Transport 50, NHN250K, a 1972 Daimler Fleetline SRG6LX with Roe dual door 48 seat bodywork. The bus was some 22 years old when seen in 1994 just prior to the undertaking being taken over by Stagecoach.
Photo taken June 1994, West Row
1,078. NHN257K
Darlington bought a number of batches of single deck Fleetlines with bodywork by both Marshall and Roe. Seen in a wet Darlington centre is 57, NHN257K, a 1972 Roe bodied bodied example
Photo taken June 1994, Prebend Row/Priestgate Corner
1,079. RYG546L
Rossie Motors RYG546L a 1972 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Roe H44/34F bodywork. It passed to SYPTE when the company sold out in 1980 and received the number 1159.
Photo taken c 1973, King Avenue, New Rossington
1,080. VET233K
Rotherham switched to dual door Daimler Fleetlines in 1971. 233, VET233K, is from July 1972 with a Roe H45/29D body.
Photo taken 1973, East Herringthorpe
1,081. JUG498L
West Yorkshire PTE 498, JUG498L, a Leyland AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds City Transport in 1973.
Photo taken Thursday 11 September 1986, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
1,082. JUG501L
The higher resolution option shows this as a portrait not record shot, with subject framed by old and new architecture and the bus winning any competition with both. JUG501L was a Leyland Atlantean AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body new in January 1973 as Leeds 501, the sixth of a batch of 35.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1975, Lower Wortley, Leeds
1,083. JUG504L
Leeds City Transport 504, JUG504L, a Leyland Atlantean AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body, new in 1973.
Photo taken 1973, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
1,084. JUG504L
West Yorkshire PTE 504, JUG504L, a Leyland AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds City Transport in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1986, Cousin Lane, Illingworth
1,085. NNU123M
Slightly newer than most vehicles on SCT61, this Chesterfield Daimler Fleetline CRL6, 123, NNU123M, has a Roe dual door body and dates from 1973. This version of the Park Royal standard body was very popular with municipal operators in the north in the early seventies. Forty years later it is still an attractive vehicle.
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2014, Coach Street Car Park, Skipton
1,086. SNN5L
Leon of Finningly 84, SNN5L, a 1973 Daimler Fleetline CRL6 with Roe bodywork makes its way through Doncaster centre in 1975.
Photo taken Saturday 31 May 1975, Doncaster
1,087. UDT413L
Doncaster's last deliveries prior to the advent of the PTE arrived in 1973. 113, UDT413L, was a Daimler Fleetline with Roe 74 seat dual door bodywork
Photo taken Tuesday 12 March 1974, Doncaster
1,088. SUG574M
Pennine (Blue) DCL886, SUG574M a 1974 Leyland Atlantean AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D bodywork originally Leeds 574.
Photo taken Thursday 14 July 1994, Ashton Bus Station