SCT '61 Photo Index
AEC Monocoach
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1. NLP635
West Mon 20, AEC single decker NLP635, new in 1953 and acquired in 1957. This was an AEC Monocoach with Park Royal B45F body which started life as a demonstrator. I seem to remember this or a similarly numbered vehicle being tried by LT in the 1950s.
Photo taken Depot Yard, Blackwood
2. CHG748
Laycock, Barnoldswick 51, CHG748, was a Park Royal B44F bodied AEC Monocoach new in 1954 seen in Skipton Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, Skipton Bus Station
3. DCN899
Northern General 1599, DCN899, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV built in 1954 with Park Royal B44F bodywork, one of a batch of 25 such vehicles in the fleet.
Photo taken August 1969, Manors Bus Park, Newcastle
4. DCN903
New in November 1954, Northern General 1603, DCN903, an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B44F body was seen in Stanley.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Scott Street Bus Park, Stanley
5. DCN905
Northern General 1605, DCN905, seen at Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, was an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B44F body and was one of twenty-five new in 1954.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1959, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
6. DCN905
Beamish Museum DCN905, an A E C Monocoach MC3RV built in 1954 with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, The Stray, Harrogate
7. DCN908
Northern General 1608, DCN908, seen in the yard at Leeds Central Station was an AEC Monocoach with Park Royal B44F body.
Photo taken Saturday 30 July 1955, Leeds Central Station
8. LWS891
Eastern Scottish B487, LWS891, an A E C Monocoach MC3RV built in 1954/5 with Park Royal B45F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Hawick?
9. GWG467
Alexander, Falkirk AC63, GWG467, an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach, new in June 1955, had an Alexander B45F body.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
10. GWG472
Alexander Northern AEC Monocoach with Alexander body NAC68, GWG472. The bus dates from 1955 and was originally AC68 in the Alexander fleet
Photo taken 1995, Halifax
11. LWS887
Eastern Scottish B484A LWS887, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV from 1955 with B45F bodywork by Park Royal.
Photo taken June 1970, St Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh
12. LWS904
Seen in Galashiels is Scottish Omnibuses B500, LWS904, which was an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B45F body, one of forty-six new in 1955.
Photo taken Friday 21 June 1963, Galashiels Market Place
13. LWS908
Eastern Scottish B504, LWS908, an A E C Monocoach MC3RV built in 1955 with Park Royal DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Dalkeith depot
14. LWS920
Scottish Omnibuses B516, LWS920, an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B45F body, new in March 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 23 July 1959, Edinburgh Bus Station
15. SAL55
The unique Willowbrook C41F bodied AEC Monocoach, registered SAL55, was bought new by Morley, Edwinstowe and is seen here at the garage.
Photo taken Thursday 11 April 1963, Edwinstowe
16. TWJ505
Sheffield 'C' fleet 1205, TWJ505, new in June 1955 was an AEC MC3RV Monocoach with a Park Royal B44F body and is seen outside Manchester Exchange Station on route 48 to Sheffield via Woodhead and Stocksbridge.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 September 1958, outside Manchester Exchange Station
17. TWJ506
Halifax 20, TWJ506, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV110/1 with Park Royal B44F body, new in 1955 to Sheffield JOC as their 1206 and bought by Halifax in 1965.
Photo taken July 1965, Albion Street, Halifax
18. TWJ506
Halifax Corporation 20, TWJ506, an AEC Monocoach MC3RV with Park Royal B44F body, new to Sheffield J.O.C (1206) in 1955, and acquired by Halifax (via North's the dealer of Sherburn) in 1965.
Photo taken 27 February 1968, Brow Lane, Lane Ends, Shibden, Halifax
19. WRA12
Booth & Fisher WRA12 is a 1955 AEC Monocoach with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken 1996, Sheffield Bus Museum, Tinsley
20. WRA12
Booth and Fisher WRA12 was an example of that relatively rare beast, a Park Royal - AEC Monocoach MC3RV with 45 seat bodywork, new in 1955. It survived long enough to be taken over by South Yorkshire PTE but had been withdrawn prior to the allocation of fleet numbers.
Photo taken Sunday 9 July 1978, Halfway Depot
21. NSG816
Scottish Omnibuses B525, NSG816, new in March 1956, was an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach with an Alexander B41F body, one of twenty-five new that year.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
22. KST651
Highland B1, KST651, was an AEC Monocoach new in 1957. Whilst most Monocoaches had Park Royal bodies, this was one of those which had Alexander DP41F bodies and it is seen here at Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
23. KST653
Highland B3, KST653, an AEC Monocoach with Alexander DP41F body was new in April 1957 and was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
24. KST653
Highland Omnibuses B3, KST653, was on of a batch of six AEC Monocoach MC3RVs with Alexander DP41F bodywork which were new in April 1957. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken c.1970, Wick Bus Station
25. KST952
One of six A.E.C. Monocoaches new to Highland Omnibuses in 1957 B2, KST952, had an Alexander DP41F body.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness