SCT '61 Photo Index
Albion Venturer
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1. XS4772
XS4772 an Albion CX19 was new in 1938 with an English Electric H30/26R body with Young's Bus Service, Paisley. It passed with the business to Western S.M.T. in January 1951 and was numbered 2111.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
2. XS4774
New in 1938 with an English Electric H30/26R body with Young's Bus Service, Paisley XS4774 passed with the business to Western S.M.T. in January 1951 and was numbered 2113. In March 1953 it was fitted with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body and was withdrawn in 1961.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
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In 1942, Glasgow's Bus works built 8 bodies to MCCW design on Albion CX19 chassis, with no sign of utility features. 784-791 (DGB432-439).
Photo taken 1942
4. GWT631
South Yorkshire Motors 56 and 81, GWT631 and TWY8, are seen in the Central Bus Station in Leeds. 56 was a Strachan L27/28R bodied Albion CX19 whilst 81 was the Roe L27/26RD rebodied single-deck Albion CX39N chassis.
Photo taken Monday 15 September 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
5. GWO884
Seen at the Bus Station in Cheltenham is GWO884, number L79 in the Cheltenham & District fleet. This was an Eastern Coachworks L27/28R bodied Albion CX19 Venturer new as Red & White 884 in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 5 September 1964, Cheltenham Bus Station
6. GWO884
GWO884, Cheltenham District L79 seen at the garage at Cheltenham. It was an Albion CX19 Venturer with E.C.W. L27/28R body new as Red & White 884 in 1948 and transferred to Cheltenham in March 1950 as number 79.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Cheltenham Garage
7. EGA79
Glasgow Corporation B92, EGA79, the well known Albion CX37s with Croft H30/26R, from 1949, now with Glasgow Museums has been displayed at the City's transport museums since 1964, makes the occasional outing and is seen at Larkfield Garage yard in April 1975, whilst in preparation for the Lord Provost's procession of that year.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 April 1975, Larkfield Garage yard, Victoria Road, Glasgow
8. EGA79
Glasgow B92, EGA79, an Albion Venturer/Croft H30/26R, new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 2017, Riverside Museum, Glasgow
9. EGA79
A side view of Glasgow B92, EGA79, an Albion Venturer/Croft H30/26R, new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 2017, Riverside Museum, Glasgow
10. EGA85
Glasgow B98, EGA85, was an Albion CX37S new in 1949 with a Croft H30/26R body, one of ten such buses.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, West George Street
11. HDG446
A pair from Cheltenham District 's fleet with Albion 70, HDG446, on the right and E.C.W. bodied Bristol NHY939 on the left. The Albion was a CX19 Venturer with M.C.C.W. H30/26R new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Cheltenham Garage
12. HDG448
Cheltenham District Traction 72, HDG448, an Albion CX19 with a Metro-Cammell H30/26R body, is seen laying over at the bus station in Cheltenham.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1962, Cheltenham Bus Station
13. EGA86
Glasgow had a number of Albion CX37s Venturer buses and B99, EGA86, seen here in George Street was the first of ten new in 1950 with Brockhouse H30/26R bodies, along with thirty-four which had Roberts bodies.
Photo taken Monday 11 April 1960, George Square North, Glasgow
14. JWR874
Three South Yorkshire, Pontefract buses in Leeds Bus Station during the evening peak hour. 71, JWR874, was an Albion CX37 Venturer, new in February 1950, with a Strachans L24/28R body whilst 53, EWT 956, was a Daimler CWA6 with a Brush L27/28R body new in 1944 and was only the second double deck bus to enter the South Yorkshire fleet.
Photo taken Friday 25 May 1956, Leeds Bus Station
15. JWR875
South Yorkshire 72, JWR875, was an Albion Venturer CX37S with a Strachan L55R body dating from 1950.
Photo taken 1965, Horse Fair, Pontefract