SCT '61 Photo Index
Scottish Aviation
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1. BUS168
Reliance, Newbury BUS168 had been new in 1938 as Glasgow 602 with a Cowieson H30/26R body. It was an A.E.C. O661 Regent and was rebodied in 1950 with a Scottish Aviation H30/26R body and was renumbered AR276.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
2. CMS285
Lawson, Kirkintilloch C13, CMS285, was the last of six Commer 17A Commandos delivered in 1949 with Scottish Aviation C29F bodies and is seen at Dundas Street Bus Station in Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow
3. CMS289
Acquired from Alexander, Falkirk in 1953 to become Highland Omnibuses L5, CMS289 was a Commer Commando with a Scottish Aviation C29F body which had been new in July 1949. It was seen at Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
4. CMS291
Commer Commando CMS291 was L2 in the Highland fleet when this shot was taken. New to Alexander in June 1949 it carried a Scottish Aviation C29F body, was acquired in April 1953 and is seen in Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
5. DAG983
Millport Motors, Cumbrae DAG983 was an Albion FT39 Victor with a Scottish Aviation C31F body which had been new to Paterson, Dalry in late 1949/early 1950 and which had passed to Millport by April 1964.
Photo taken Monday 10 August 1964, Millport
6. GOU586
An unexpected bonus on the way to Bournemouth for a trolleybus tour in spring 1969 was Altonian Tilling Stevens coach GOU586 found in a car park at Alton. It had a Scottish Aviation C33F body and was new in 1949.
Photo taken Spring 1969, Alton
7. GOU732
Tilling-Stevens were one of the early pioneers of bus building but gradually faded away in the nineteen thirties. They did build a number of chassis in the post war era and one such is this Tilling Stevens K6LA7 of 1949, GOU732, with rare Scottish Aviation coachwork. It was new to Altonian of Alton Hampshire and now wears a livery based on Wolverhampton Corporation colours.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 2010, Meadowhall, Sheffield
8. HGG248
Primrose Valley Coaches of Filey ran HGG248, a Commer Q4 with a Scottish Aviation C33F body, new to Summers of Glasgow in 1950, seen here operating a scheduled summer service from Primrose Valley Caravan Park to Filey to connect with buses and trains for their camp residents.
Photo taken 1960, Filey bus station
9. KSM655
Seen outside the Western S.M.T. office in Dumfries is Gibson, Moffatt KSM655, which was an Albion FT39N with a Scottish Aviation C31F body new to him in 1950. Some four years after this photograph was taken it had passed to Carmichael (contractor), Lochgilphead.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
10. KSM655
Seen in Dumfries was KSM655 an Albion FT39N with a Scottish Aviation C31F body new to Gibson, Moffatt in 1950. Some four years after this photograph was taken it had passed to Carmichael (contractor), Lochgilphead.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
11. OPD580
Plumridge Coaches of Horley, Surrey were the proud owners of OPD580, a 1950 Albion FT39AN with Scottish Aviation FC33F coachwork when seen in Seaside, Eastbourne in July 1965.
Photo taken Monday 26 July 1965, Seaside (near The Archery), Eastbourne
12. SJ1315
SJ1315 was a Commer Q4 with a Scottish Aviation C26F body new to Morrison Bros., Millport and later with Millport Motors, Cumbrae as seen here.
Photo taken Monday 10 August 1964, Millport
13. XS7068
McLennan, Spittalfield 92, XS7068, was a Commer Q4 with Scottish Aviation C33F body new in 1950. It was acquired from MacKenzie brothers, Ullapool in 1958. Withdrawn later in 1959 it passed to Loventor School, Totnes, Devon.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
14. FYS495
FYS495, GCT BS1, was an experimental chassis KP71NW, one of two built, and in this example for Glasgow Corporation had a Scottish Aviation BB39D body built in 1952.
Photo taken 1952, Knightswood Garage(?)