SCT '61 Photo Index
AEC Regent III
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1. 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
2. ACP410
Smith, Reading acquired three 1947 A.E.C. O961 Regent IIIs from Halifax in 1959, two with Roe bodies and ACP410 with a Park Royal H33/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Castle Street, Reading
3. ACP415
Halifax Corporation AEC Regents 41, ACP415 (new 1947) and 49, ACP423 (new 1948) AEC Regent III with Park Royal 56 seat bodies, numbered 310 and 318 until 1952.
Photo taken 1960, Lansdownes Yard, London Stratford
4. ACP423
Halifax 49, ACP423, one of the twenty-six Park Royal H30/26R bodied AEC Regent IIIs new in 1947/8 seen here just outside Crossfield Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 1956, St. James' Road outside Crossfield Bus Station
5. 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
6. 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
7. CRD253
The first of four pictures of former Reading and McLennans AEC Regent CRD253.
Photo taken 1968, Doktor-Karl-Renner-Ring, Vienna
8. FOT200
Wilts & Dorset 479, FOT200, was the first of three H30/26R, Lydney assembled bodies, to Weymann design new to Venture, Basingstoke in 1947 on A.E.C. O961 Regent III chassis and it is seen here at Basingstoke alongside GAA832, a 1947 A.E.C. Regal.
Photo taken Thursday 21 August 1958, Basingstoke
9. FOT201
Wilts & Dorset 480, FOT201, an AEC Regent III new in 1947 with Lydney H56R body, ex-Venture in 1951.
Photo taken c.1960, Basingstoke Bus Station
10. GBJ198
The last of nine new in 1947, Lowestoft 27, GBJ198, was an A.E.C. O661 Regent with an Eastern Coachworks H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
11. HAD132
Cheltenham District 63, HAD132, was a 1947 AEC Regent III with Lydney H30/26R body on Weymann frames and is seen at the garage at Cheltenham. It was withdrawn in 1960 and passed to Hale Trent Cakes Limited, Clevedon no. 324 for staff transport.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Cheltenham Garage
12. HRH467
Former Hull 467, HRH467, a 1947 AEC Regent III with Weymann bodywork is seen after withdrawal from service.
Photo taken Thursday 16 July 1970, Orchard Park, Hull
13. HUF85
Brighton Corporation 85, HUF85, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H56R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, southern end of Victoria Gardens
14. HUF85
Brighton Corporation 85, HUF85, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H56R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, Old Steine, Brighton
15. HUF85
Brighton Corporation A.E.C. O961 Regent 85, HUF85 with a Weymann H30/24R body, one of eight new in 1947, is seen at Old Steine.
Photo taken Saturday 31 January 1959, Old Steine, Brighton
16. HUF87
Brighton 87, HUF87, was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body, one of eight new in 1947, seen at Old Steine in Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Old Steine, Brighton
17. 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
18. 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
19. 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
20. 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
21. 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
22. KWB82
Brown's Blue, Markfield KWB82, ex Sheffield 582, was acquired in June 1960 and was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new to Sheffield in November 1947.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, Western Boulevard, Leicester
23. KWB85
Brown's Blue, Markfield KWB85 ex Sheffield 585, was acquired in June 1960 and was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new to Sheffield in December 1947.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
24. 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
25. 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
26. 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
27. 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
28. 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
29. 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
30. 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
31. 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
32. 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
33. 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
34. AJX369
Berresford's, Cheddleton 40, AJX369, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal H33/26R body, new to Halifax J.O.C. (243) in 1948, withdrawn in 1960, and acquired via the dealer A.M.C.C, London in 1961.
Photo taken August 1974, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
35. 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
36. 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
37. BHL886
West Riding centre-entrance AEC Regent III 93, BHL886, stands alongside Wulfrunian 893, THL893.
Photo taken 1962, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
38. 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
39. 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
40. 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
41. BSD433
New in 1948 and seen in Ayr, Western S.M.T. 470, BSD433, was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Northern Counties L27/26R body, one of twenty-two new that year, others from the batch of forty-two being delivered in 1947 and 1949, although one of the 1949 delivery, BSD 441, never ran for Western, being sold to York Brothers, Northampton in March 1949.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, Ayr Bus Station
42. EJB521
Wilts & Dorset 322, GMW912, a Bristol LL6B with ECW B39R body and Wilts & Dorset 500, EJB521, an AEC Regent with Lydney H56R body ex-Newbury & District.
Photo taken c.1960, Basingstoke
43. EKU537
This AEC Regent III, EKU537, with NCB H30/26R body, new in March 1948, was number 537 in the Bradford fleet and is seen in Union Street.
Photo taken Sunday 13 May 1956, Union Street, Bradford
44. EKU541
Bradford CT Gritter Wagon/Snow Plough 064, EKU541. An AEC Regent III 0961 originally with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new in 1948 and numbered 541, it was withdrawn as a bus in 1961 and converted to this form, becoming 041 in the ancilliary fleet. It was renumbered 064 in 1971, and again to 026 later. Withdrawn by early 1974, it passed to a Barnsley breaker just before the WYPTE takeover.
Photo taken Sunday 7 March 1971, Bankfoot Depot
45. FBC312
Taylor Woodrow Construction FBC312, an A E C Regent III 9612E built in 1948 with Brush H33/27R bodywork. Staff transport at Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station, this had been new as Leicester 46.
Photo taken November 1970, Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station construction site
46. FFS160
Eastern Scottish BB39A was an AEC Regent III which dated from 1948 and was fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body. Considered by some to be a little Spartan in appearance, they, nevertheless, outlasted their Duple and Burlingham bodied counterparts in the fleet and were popular with drivers because of their preselective gearboxes.
Photo taken 1968, St Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh
47. FFS181
Scottish Omnibuses BB60, FFS181, was the last of forty A.E.C. Regent IIIs new in 1948 with Alexander L27/26R bodies and was seen in Airdrie. The majority of the batch were of the O961 model but six, BB55-60, were of the 9612E model, the designation being updated during the production of the batch.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
48. FYS163
Glasgow A63, FYS163, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Crossley H30/26R body is seen at the Bath Street/West Nile Street junction in Glasgow. It was one of fifty new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 10 April 1960, Bath Street/West Nile Street, Glasgow
49. GCG814
Seen in Basingstoke, Wilts & Dorset 493, GCG814, was an A.E.C. O961 Regent III with an H30/26R body to Weymann design assembled by Lydney which had been new as Venture, Basingstoke 93 in 1948.
Photo taken Thursday 21 August 1958, Basingstoke
50. GDK401
Samuel Ledgard GDK401, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H31/28R body, new to Rochdale Corporation in 1948 and one of five acquired by Samuel Ledgard in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1967, Crossgate, Otley
51. GDK401
Samuel Ledgard's former Rochdale 201, GDK401, was an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H33/26R body dating from 1948. It was acquired by Ledgard in 1962 and saw service until the demise of the company in 1967.
Photo taken c.1966, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds
52. GDK401
Ledgard, Armley GDK401, seen in Otley Bus Station, was the first of five A.E.C. O961 Regent IIIs acquired from Rochdale in 1962. They had East Lancs H33/26R bodies and had been new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Bus Station
53. GDK404
Samuel Ledgard GDK404, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H31/28R body, new to Rochdale Corporation in 1948 and one of five acquired by Samuel Ledgard in 1962.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
54. GDK405
Samuel Ledgard GDK405, an AEC Regent III 0961 with East Lancs. H33/26R body, new in 1948 to Rochdale Corporation (205), and acquired by Ledgard in 1962. One of a batch of five, this one was withdrawn in 1966 and passed to Jackson's of Bradford for scrap.
Photo taken August 1966, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
55. GWY157
Samuel Ledgard GWY157, ex-Felix Motors 26, an AEC Regent III with Roberts H30/26R body of 1948.
Photo taken 1965, Troydale Terminus, Pudsey
56. ID1508
Carris 491, ID-15-08, an A E C Regent III built in 1948 with CCFL H36/29F+4 bodywork. In an older form of Carris livery and surely nearing the end of its frontline life.
Photo taken March 1982, Praça do Comércio, Lisbon
57. IF1817
Lisbon 217, IF-18-17 is one of their iconic left-hand drive AEC Regent IIIs with Weymann-influenced CCFL-built rear-entrance bodies dating from the late 1940s. Alongside can be seen Lisbon 76, HL-32-18, a 1967 Daimler-badged (Leyland/Guy) Victory.
Photo taken Thursday 13 March 2003, Carris Transport Museum, Santa Amaro, Lisbon
58. JHA24
Seen in February 1961 is Midland Red type AD2 no 3123, JHA24, at the Company's Central Works in Carlyle Road Birmingham. 3123 was one of a batch of 100 buses ordered from the AEC company and supplied with Brush bodywork. 3123 was new in July 1948 and was withdrawn in January 1961. It is seen here awaiting its fate after withdrawal, which proved to be to go as a driver training vehicle and staff bus until April 1963.
Photo taken February 1961, Central Works, Carlyle Road, Birmingham
59. JHA28
Midland Red AEC Regent 3127, JHA28, with Brush H30/26R body from 1948.
Photo taken October 1951, Leicester Bus Station
60. JK9651
A line of withdrawn AEC 'Regent' IIIs at the Eastbourne Corporation depot in Churchdale Road on 29th May 1966. From left to right are 21 (JK9649) with Weymann body; 31 (JK9988) with East Lancs; 20 (JK9648) (Weymann); 30/29 (JK9987/6) (EL) and 23 (JK9651) (Weymann).
Photo taken Sunday 29 May 1966, Churchdale Road Garage
61. JMN725
Douglas Corporation 61, JMN725, an AEC Regent III with Northern Counties body.
Photo taken 1975, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
62. JMN727
Douglas Corporation 63, JMN727, a 1948 AEC Regent III with Northern Counties H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
63. JMN727
Douglas Corporation Transport 63, JMN727, an A E C Regent III built in 1948 with Northern Counties H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas
64. JTE546
Conductor of preseved Morecambe AEC Regent JTE546 checks if he should change destination to Pisa. It was actually operating a shuttle service to WSR / Quantock Motor Services and Taunton Station
Photo taken Saturday 1 May 2010, top of Station Approach, Taunton
65. JTE546
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 20, JTE546, an AEC Regent III 6811A with Park Royal H33/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken late 1969, Morecambe Battery Depot forecourt
66. JTE546
Morecambe and Heysham AEC Regent III 20, JTE546, new in 1948 with Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 1983, Happy Mount Park, Bare, Morecambe
67. KMN839
Seen in Douglas flanked by a pair of recently acquired GMT Park Royal bodied Atlanteans is former Douglas Corporation AEC Regent III 69, KMN839, a 1948 example with Northern Counties bodywork.
Photo taken August 1986, Douglas Station, Isle of Man
68. KTF587
Morecambe & Heysham 58, KTF587, a 1948 AEC Regent III with open top Park Royal body shows off the reversed white and blue livery applied to open top vehicles after amalgamation with Lancaster.
Photo taken 1976, Morecambe Battery Depot
69. KWE254
Sheffield 254, KWE254, a 1948 AEC Regent III with Weymann bodywork ascends one of Sheffield's many hills towards Manor Top in the nineteen fifties working the clockwise Outer Circle route 3 with the unmistakeable catenary of the Manchester to Sheffield railway in the background.
Photo taken c.1957, Prince of Wales Road, Darnall
70. KWE255
KWE255 was new to Sheffield Corporation in 1948, an AEC Regent III with Weymann body, and was converted into a service vehicle
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 2012, South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Aldwarke, Rotherham
71. 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
72. 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
73. 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
74. 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
75. MRB709
Trent 1219, MRB709, was an AEC Regent III acquired in 1956 with the business of Naylor, Normanton. New in 1948 it had a Brush H30/26R body and is seen in Derby Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 1 October 1959, Derby Bus Station
76. MWL982
City of Oxford L124, MWL982 had been new in 1948 as number L348 and was renumbered in October 1952. It was one of five A.E.C. 0961 Regent IIIs (MWL980-984, 09611739-1743) with Northern Coachbuilders L27/28R bodies and is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford. A further nine, MWL985-993, with similar bodies were on A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs (9612E1744-1752) the batch encompassing the change in chassis designation.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
77. MWL987
Theobalds of Long Melford, Suffolk used deckers on their main service from Sudbury to Glemsford. MWL987 was a 1948 AEC Regent lll (9612A-crash gearbox model) with Northern Coachbuilders lowbridge body, ex City of Oxford 129.
Photo taken Thursday 19 November 1964, Market Hill, Sudbury
78. AYJ368
Dundee 150, AYJ368, was an AEC Regent III with Barnard H30/26R bodywork. It was new in December 1949 and was originally numbered 138. It was renumbered in 1959 and withdrawn later in 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Shore Terrace/Dock Street
79. 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
80. 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
81. BSD441
York Brothers, Northampton BSD441 was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Northen Counties L27/26R body seen at the garage in Northampton. Despite the registration number, this was new to York Brothers in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, Northampton
82. ECX420
In the middle is an AEC Regent III with Northern Coachbuilders L55R body, ECX420, which started life with the Huddersfield Joint Committee and passed in 1963 into the small fleet of Vines of Great Bromley. It was in turn sold later in the year this picture was taken to Silver City of Harlow.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
83. ECX420
Vine of Great Bromley, Essex, ECX420, a former Huddersfield 1949 AEC 'Regent' III with Northern Coachbuilders L29/26R bodywork seen at Hertford bus station in June 1965
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1965, Hertford Bus Station
84. ECX420
Two former Huddersfield AEC Regent IIIs with Northern Coachbuilders L27/28R bodies dating from 1949 seen with Essex operators: smartly turned out ECX420 with Vine's, Gt Bromley with ECX423 of Pond's, Nazeing, in adapted Huddersfield livery. (Pond's also had ECX422).
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1965
85. ECX423
Three former Huddersfield AEC 'Regent' III/Northern Coachbuilders L29/26R of 1949 vintage re-united at the premises of Ponds of Nazeing, Essex in June 1965. ECX423 (left) and ECX422 (right) are in the Ponds fleet and retain Huddersfield's red livery while ECX420 (centre) in the Vine of Great Bromley fleet carried a maroon, grey and cream livery
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1965, Nazeing, Essex
86. ECX425
Huddersfield Corporation Training Bus ECX425, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Northern Coachbuilders L53R body, new to the J.O.C. as 225 in 1949.
Photo taken September 1970, St. George's Square, Huddersfield
87. ECX425
Despite appearances this is actually an AEC Regent III which was new to Huddersfield JOC. in 1949. 225, ECX425, has a lowbridge Northern Coachbulders body and is seen under restoration at Keighley bus museum.
Photo taken Sunday 8 June 2014, Keighley Bus Museum
88. FBC272
Leicester City Transport 6, FBC272, an AEC Regent III with MCCW H30/26R body built in 1949.
Photo taken early 1950s, Leicester General Hospital
89. FBC318
Taylor Woodrow FBC318, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Brush H33/27R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1970, Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station
90. FKY10
Bradford City Transport 10, FKY10, a Weymann (H33/26R) bodied AEC Regent
Photo taken 1969, Morley Street, Bradford
91. FKY10
Bradford 10, FKY10, was one of their handsome Weymann-bodied AEC Regent IIIs.
Photo taken circa 1966, entering Morley Street, Bradford
92. FKY13
Bradford City Transport 13, FKY13, a Weymann (H33/26R) bodied AEC Regent III new in 1949
Photo taken 1969, Hall Ings, Bradford
93. FKY14
Bradford 14 meets Halifax JOC 217 at Queensbury in April 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 2 April 1964, High Street/Granby Street, Queensbury, Bradford
94. FKY18
Bradford City Transport 16, FKY16, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Weymann H33/26R body, new in 1949. Seen here, in either 1966 or 1967, climbing Horton Bank on its way from the City to Queensbury.
Photo taken 1966 or 1967, Great Horton Road, Bradford
95. FKY2
Bradford City Transport 2, FKY2, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Weymann H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Bridge Street, Bradford
96. FKY20
Bradford 20, FKY20, a Weymann H33/26R bodied AEC Regent III new in 1949.
Photo taken June 1968, High Street, Queensbury, Bradford
97. FKY22
Bradford 22, FKY22, an A E C Regent III 96112E built in 1949 with Weymann H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Bridge Street, Bradford
98. GSF644
Eastern Scottish BB61, GSF644, was an AEC Regent III with a Duple L27/26R body dating from 1949. It dates from a period when Duple embellished their double-deckers with beading to make them look coach-like, other examples being the Barton Leylands and Red & White Guys.
Photo taken 1965, St. Andrew Square Bus Station, Edinburgh
99. GSF663
Scottish Omnibuses BB80, GSF663, was the last of a batch of twenty AEC Regent IIIs with Duple L27/26R bodies, new in 1949.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Bathgate
100. GSF667
Eastern Scottish BB94A, GSF667, was an AEC Regent III with an attractive Burlingham lowbridge body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, Edinburgh
101. HER27
The other two of the Fisons Pest Control trio of staff buses passed to F.C.Moore (Viceroy) of Saffron Walden, Essex whose yard contained a number of treasures. The 1949 Regent IIIs with Weyman bodies are seen here following withdrawal.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1975, Saffron Walden
102. HER28
Moore, Saffron Walden acquired two A.E.C. 6811A Regents with Weymann H30/26R bodies from Pest Control, Cambridge in September 1958 (HER28) and February 1964 (HER27), and the first of them is seen in the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 5 July 1959, Saffron Walden
103. HER29
HER29, a 1949 AEC Regent III with Weymann body new to Fisons Pest Control, then to Longland of Crowland, Lincs, is seen here in Bury St Edmunds working for Mulleys, despite the fleetname and dark green livery. Acquired in 1959, used until 1967, finally sold for scrap in 1975, still in green!
Photo taken Wednesday 30 June 1965, Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds
104. HKF820
Liverpool AEC Regent III A344, HKF820, dates from 1949 and carries Weymann bodywork finished by the corporation at their Edge Lane works
Photo taken 1977, Harrogate
105. 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
106. JHA74
Midland Red AEC Regent 3173, JHA74 with MCW H30/26R body from 1949
Photo taken 1951, Swadlincote Bus Station
107. KAL684
West Bridgford 5, KAL684, a Park Royal H33/27R bodied AEC Regent III seen in Nottingham at South Parade.
Photo taken Sunday 3 January 1965, South Parade, Nottingham
108. KCD91
Brighton Corporation 91, KCD91, an AEC Regent III with Weymann body new in 1949, with Trolleybus 16, FUF16, a 1938 AEC 661T, also with a Weymann body, in the background
Photo taken June 1953, Lewes Road Garage
109. KMN835
Douglas Corporation 64, KMN835, was an AEC Regent III with a Northern Counties H30/26R body from 1949.
Photo taken September 1975, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
110. KMN835
Douglas Corporation 64, KMN835, is a preserved AEC Regent III with a Northern Counties H30/26R body from 1949.
Photo taken Friday 1 August 2014, Port Erin, Isle of Man
111. KMN837
Douglas 66, KMN837, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Northern Counties H30/25R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
112. KMN838
Between sitting my exams at University and graduating I went to the IOM as the Steam Railway was celebrating an anniversary. This is one of two bus pictures I took during my week on the island. Taken in Douglas I took it because No 67, KMN838, is actually advertising the building / complex Summerland which can be seen behind it.
Photo taken Thursday 28 June 1973, Douglas Promenade
113. KMN841
Former Douglas Corporation 70, KMN841, an AEC Regent III from 1949 with Northern Counties H30/25R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Castletown, Isle of Man
114. KNA876
Mayne, Droylsden KNA876 was an A.E.C. Regent III with East Lancs H33/26R body new in August 1949 which is seen in Stevenson Square, Manchester on service 46 to Sunnyside Road, Droylsden operated jointly with Manchester Corporation.
Photo taken Saturday 3 May 1958, Stevenson Square, Manchester
115. KOD585
Preserved ex Devon General DR585, KOD585, a 1949 AEC Regent lll with Weymann H30/26R body just returned from operating a rounder on the free bus service from Newton Abbott Station to the Heathfield Depot of Grey Cars on the occasion of their centenary open day.
Photo taken Saturday 27 April 2013, Grey Cars Heathfield Depot
116. KOD592
KOD592 was the last vehicle to be acquired by Brown's Blue, Markfield and came from Devon General DR592 in June 1962. It was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body new in 1949. It was fitted with platform doors shortly after arrival and passed to Gibson, Barlestone in March 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
117. KRH344
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
118. KTF583
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 54, KTF583, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Late 1969, approaching Morecambe Battery Depot
119. KTF585
Morecambe & Heysham 56, KTF585, a 1949 AEC Regent III/Park Royal H33/26R
Photo taken Friday 27 July 1973, Main Street Terminus, Heysham Village
120. KTF589
Midland Scottish KTF589, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Park Royal O33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1988, Stirling
121. KTF591
Morecambe & Heysham 62, KTF591, a 1949 AEC Regent III was converted to open top for sea front duties in the 1960s. Some 40 years later it is still in revenue earning service. It is seen as a hospitality vehicle at the 2005 Sheffield bus rally. A psuedo London livery is carried complete with the spurious fleet number RT591!
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
122. KTF591
Morecambe & Heysham were staunch AEC buyers for many years. 62, KTF591, is a 1949 AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork that was converted to open top by Morecambe in the 1960s.
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
123. KTF591
A rear view of Morecambe 62, KTF591, seen at the 2011 Kirkby Stephen rally. The positioning of the trafficators on the waist band is unusual
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
124. KTF594
Morecambe & Heysham 65, KTF594, a 1949 AEC Regent III with Park Royal open top body seen on the Promenade
Photo taken August 1973, Morecambe Promenade
125. KTF594
Lancaster City Council 65, KTF594, an AEC Regent III built 1949 with Park Royal O33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Morecambe Battery
126. KTV99
Nottingham 99, KTV99, was the third of a batch of thirty A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs with Metro-Cammell H30/26R bodies new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Nottingham
127. 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
128. LUA450
The route from Kirkstall Abbey to Compton Road was extended to the Fairway Hotel at the junction of Foundry Approach and Oak Tree Drive on 30th January 1955 and Leeds 450, LUA450, the A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with the Park Royal H30/26R body assembled by Roe is seen there being passed by Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 703, MNW703, on the service from Seacroft (North Parkway) to the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1955, Oak Tree Drive, Leeds
129. 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
130. 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
131. 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
132. 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
133. 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
134. 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
135. 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
136. 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
137. NBB259
Newcastle Corporation 259, NBB259, was an AEC Regent III with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, High Street, Gateshead
138. NBB267
Newcastle 267, NBB267, was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body and was one of thirty new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
139. NFC311
Dating from 1949 when it was number L360, City of Oxford L145, NFC311, which had been renumbered in October 1952 is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford and was the first of eleven Northern Coachbuilders L27/26R bodied A.E.C. 9612A Regent IIIs.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
140. NWL715
A rear view of City of Oxford L141, NWL715, an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with an N.C.B. L27/26R body seen at Gloucester Green Bus Station. New in 1949 as L367, it was renumbered in October 1952 to L141.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
141. NWL715
A broadside view of City of Oxford L141, NWL715, an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with an N.C.B. L27/26R body seen at Gloucester Green Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
142. OFC383
New in 1949 as number H383 this City of Oxford A.E.C. 9612A Regent III had a Weymann H30/26R body and was one of twenty-three such buses. Renumbered to H882 in October 1952, OFC383 is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
143. OFC384
Many City of Oxford Motor Services vehicles found a second career with independent operators. No. 883, OFC384, an AEC Regent III 9612A with Weymann H30/26R body was new in 1949. It went to Taylor, Bicester, before being purchased by Charlton-on-Otmoor Services (G.P. Holder) in April 1967.
Photo taken Monday 29 March 1971, Depot, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor
144. OFC390
Smith (t/a Blue Bell), March OFC390 was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body acquired from City of Oxford Motor Services H889 in February 1962. It was fitted with platform doors when with Smith and was withdrawn in March 1966, passing to Cowley (dealer), Salford.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, March
145. OFC393
Seen in its guise as a decorated Christmas Special is former City of Oxford 393, OFC393, a 1949
Photo taken Sunday 18 August 2013, Oxford Bus Museum
146. OFC399
City of Oxford 898, OFC399, was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body seen at Gloucester Green Bus Station in Oxford.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
147. 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
148. 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
149. 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
150. 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
151. ADX1
Ipswich 1, ADX1, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1950, the first numerically of Ipswich's first batch of buses.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Crown Street
152. ADX1
A pair of Ipswich Park Royal bodied AEC Regent llls: No1 dates from 1950, the Corporation's first motorbus (in a batch of six) and 24 from 1956 ( one of a batch of four).
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013, Ipswich Transport Museum
153. AHC445
Eastbourne Corporation 45, AHC445, an AEC Regent III 9613A with East Lancs (finished by Bruce) H30/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, Eastbourne
154. BCP671
Tony Blackman's beloved ex-Halifax AEC Regent III/Park Royal H33/26R, 277, BCP671, from March 1950 leaving the new Halifax Bus Station.
Photo taken early 1990s, Halifax (Wade Street) Bus Station
155. BCP671
Former Halifax J.O.C. 277, BCP671, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal H33/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken mid 1970's, Clough Bridge, Norland
156. BCP671
Waited years for these two liveries to be photographed side by side and an open day at Glasgow's Knightswood garage (now a housing development) on 2nd July 1994 provided the opportunity. Both buses are well known, Glasgow FYS999 and Halifax BCP671. I wonder if Halifax fans look at GCT buses and think, somethings not quite right.
Photo taken Saturday 2 July 1994, Knightswood Garage
157. BCP671
Preserved Halifax J.O.C. 277, BCP671, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Park Royal H33/26R body is leaving Halifax via New Bank on its way to Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
158. BCP671
Preserved Halifax AEC/Park Royal 277, BCP671, is seen arriving after its long run from Manchester on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969, Harrogate
159. BCP675
Halifax JOC 381, BCP675, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Pavement Lane, Halifax
160. BCP676
Halifax JOC 382, BCP676, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Pavement Lane
161. BCP676
Seen in the December sun is Halifax JOC 382, BCP676, a 1950 AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body being passed by 245, PJX245, a 1962 Leyland PD2/37 with Weymann H36/28F body.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Pavement Lane, Halifax
162. BCS453
Seen in Cumnock is Western S.M.T. 548, BCS453, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Northern Counties L27/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Cumnock
163. BRC406
BRC406, an AEC Regent III with 56 seat highbridge Willowbrook body, new to Trent in June 1950. It was their fleet number 1206. Withdrawn in July 1964, it is seen here at Nottingham in new condition.
Photo taken 1950, Huntingdon Street Bus Station, Nottingham
164. BSD443
Seen in Cumnock is Western S.M.T. 538, BSD443, an A.E.C.9612E Regent III with a Northern Counties L27/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Cumnock
165. BSD456
Seen in Cumnock is Western S.M.T. 551, BSD456, an A.E.C.9612E Regent III with a Northern Counties L27/26R body new in 1950 and displaying a narrow upper cream band.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Cumnock
166. BSD458
Seen in Ayr is BSD458, Western S.M.T. 553 which was the last of their A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs with Northern Counties L27/26R bodies new in 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Ayr
167. EHJ441
Rear view of Southend AEC Regent 257, EHJ441.
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1964, Thorpe Bay Corner, Southend
168. EHJ442
Four of the AEC Regents, almost certainly 258, 260 (the rightmost vehicle), 261 and 262, after withdrawal from service and with the fleet numbers and fleet names painted out.
Photo taken Tunbridge Road Works, Southend
169. EHJ443
Southend AEC Regent 259, EHJ443, was withdrawn in 1965 and sold in October that year to the dealer Franklin Brothers of Thundersley. It was scrapped in July 1968.
Photo taken 1966/7, Franklin Brothers' yard, Thundersley, near Rayleigh
170. EHJ443
Rear view of former Southend AEC Regent 259, EHJ443.
Photo taken 1966/7, Franklin Brothers' yard, Thundersley, near Rayleigh
171. EHJ444
Southend AEC Regent 260, EHJ444 was withdrawn in 1966 and sold two years later, via Thundersley dealer Franklin Brothers, to contractor Sir Lindsay Parkinson.
172. EHJ444
Southend Massey bodied AEC Regent 260, EHJ444
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1964, Southchurch Road/Hamstel Road, Southend
173. EHJ444
Southend 260, EHJ444, an AEC Regent III with elegant Massey lowbridge body from 1950.
Photo taken Monday 6 April 1964, Prittlewell Hill, Southend
174. EHJ444
Southend Corporation 260, EHJ444, a Massey bodied AEC Regent III, new in July 1950.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, SCT Garage, London Road
175. EHJ445
Southend AEC Regent 261, EHJ445, seen here on a schools trip in its penultimate year of service.
Photo taken 1966, Southchurch Boulevard, Southend
176. EHJ445
Rear view of Southend AEC Regent III 261, EHJ445, showing clearly the curved windows either end of the lower deck.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1964, Southchurch Road/Sutton Road, Southend
177. EHJ445
One of Southend's 1950 Regent III/Massey, 261, EHJ445, heads west along Eastern Esplanade with a route 9 relief to Southend Victoria Circus.
Photo taken Eastern Esplanade, Southend
178. EHJ445
Southend Corporation 261, EHJ445, an AEC Regent III with Massey body, new in July 1950
Photo taken 1951, Central Station Approach, Southend
179. EHJ445
Second view of ex-Southend AEC Regent 261, EHJ445.
Photo taken c.1968, Car Park of The Rayleigh Weir pub, Rayleigh Weir
180. EHJ445
Ex-Southend AEC Regent 261, EHJ445 - it was withdrawn by Southend in 1967 and sold to a Thundersley dealer in Feb 1968 and it was then reported as being sold to a group for a world tour
Photo taken c. 1968, Car park of The Rayleigh Weir pub, Rayleigh Weir
181. EHJ445
Southend 261, EHJ445, an AEC Regent III with Massey body, new in July 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 29 August 1959, Victoria Station forecourt, Southend
182. EHJ446
Southend 262, EHJ446
Photo taken SCT Garage, London Road, Southend
183. EHJ446
A great shot in the evening sun of Southend AEC Regent III/Massey 262, EHJ446, one of six delivered in 1950.
Photo taken c. 1960, Bradley Street, Southend
184. EHJ446
A pre-delivery photo of Southend 262, EHJ446, one of six AEC Regent IIIs with Massey lowbridge bodywork supplied in 1950. Note the original destination screen, later modified to a three part screen to cope with the extra routes that Southend covered when the coordination scheme started.
Photo taken July 1950, at Summersales Colliery for weighing, near Massey works, Pemberton, Wigan
185. EHJ446
There are not many photos of Southend buses with the sea in the background, probably because you were fighting the sun (and also for half the day, the sea was about a mile away). An early evening shot of AEC Regent 262, EHJ446, with Massey lowbridge body, new in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Thorpe Esplanade, Southend
186. FKY17
Bradford City Transport 17 & 11, FKY 17 & FKY11, and two similar unidentified vehicles, all 1950 AEC Regent III 9612E with Weymann bodies.
Photo taken 1966 or 1967, Horton Bank Top Depot
187. FKY24
Bradford 24, FKY24, was one of their handsome Weymann-bodied AEC Regent IIIs, runs in from Stanningley displaying Bradford's all-purpose destination "City".
Photo taken 1967, Leeds Old Road, Thornbury
188. FKY38
Bradford 38, FKY38, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Weymann H33/26R body seen at Thornbury Depot.
Photo taken Sunday 8 September 1968, Thornbury Depot, Bradford
189. GSF668
Scottish Omnibuses BB85, GSF668, seen near the bus station in Edinburgh was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Burlingham L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1965, St Andrew Square, Edinburgh
190. GSF681
Scottish Omnibuses BB98, GSF681, one of twenty Burlingham L27/26R bodied AEC Regent IIIs, new in 1950, seen in Edinburgh.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, East Market Street, Edinburgh
191. HER29
Seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough is Longland, Crowland HER29, an A.E.C. 6811A Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body which was acquired from Fisons Pest Control, Cambridge in July 1958 and was one of three which were new to them for staff transport.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
192. JKF927
Liverpool A684, JKF927, an AEC Regent III, built 1950, Weymann H56R body, frames by LCPT Pearsons, Blakes, Davidsons, and Aero and Engineering.
Photo taken 1963/64, Liverpool Depot, Park Road
193. JKF939
Liverpool A696, JKF939, an AEC Regent III built 1950, body was Weymann frames finished by LCPT Pearsons, Blakes and Aero and Engineering.
Photo taken 1963/64, Liverpool Depot, Park Road
194. KCD90
Brighton Corporation 90, KCD90, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H56R body, one of a batch of 6 delivered in 1950, seen on a wet Sunday in April 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1964, Old Steine
195. KRH337
Kingston-upon-Hull 327, KRH337, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Weymann H32/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Hull
196. KTV339
Nottingham 339, KTV339, crossing Trent Bridge was a Roberts H30/26R bodied AEC Regent III.
Photo taken Saturday 27 March 1965, Trent Bridge, Nottingham
197. KYY504
Seen in Otley Bus Station, KYY504 was acquired by Ledgard, Armley from London Transport in 1965. KYY502/4/6/8, previously London Transport RLH2/4/6/8 were acquired in 1964/5 and were A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs with Weymann L27/26R bodies. which had been new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Bus Station
198. KYY506
Former London Transport RLH6, KYY506, was bought by Samuel Ledgard early in 1965 and spent most of its new incarnation working school and Horsforth to Otley duties.
Photo taken 1965, New Road Side, Horsforth
199. KYY506
Ledgard, Armley KYY506, one of four ex-London Transport RLHs, is seen in Otley Bus Station. KYY502/4/6/8, previously London Transport RLH2/4/6/8 were acquired in 1964/5 and were A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs with Weymann L27/26R bodies. which had been new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Bus Station
200. KYY508
Samuel Ledgard KYY508, ex-London Transport RLH8, new in 1950 and acquired by Ledgard in 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1967, Crossgate, Otley
201. KYY508
Seen at Staines West Station is London Transport RLH8, KYY508, a Weymann L27/26R bodied AEC Regent III new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, Staines West Station
202. KYY508
Ledgard, Armley KYY508 is seen turning into Otley Bus Station. KYY502/4/6/8, previously London Transport RLH2/4/6/8 were acquired in 1964/5 and were A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs with Weymann L27/26R bodies. which had been new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Bus Station
203. KYY512
An AEC Regent III with Weymann L27/26R body seen at Staines West Station was London Transport RLH12, KYY512 and was new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, Staines West Station
204. LTF253
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork, 68 LTF253, dates from 1950
Photo taken August 1973, Morecambe Battery
205. LTF253
Morecambe 68, LTF253, an A E C Regent III 9612E built in 1950 with Park Royal H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Morecambe Battery
206. LTF254
Morecambe & Heysham 69, LTF254, a 1950 AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork
Photo taken Sunday 21 June 2009, Chatsworth
207. LTF254
City of Lancaster 69, LTF254, an AEC Regent III 9612E built 1950 with Park Royal H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Morecambe Battery
208. LTF254
Morecambe and Heysham Corporation were staunch AEC users for most of their existence. Seen here is 69, LTF254, a 1950 AEC Regent III 9612E with Park Royal bodywork. For many years Morecambe eschewed the use of route numbers
Photo taken Sunday 29 May 2011, Marine Road
209. LTF254
Morecambe bought many AEC Regent IIIs in post war years. Most of them carried the style of Park Royal bodywork shown here in profile. 69, LTF254, dates from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
210. LTF254
Another view of Morecambe & Heysham's 69, LTF254 an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H33/26R new in 1950. It was up-seated from 30 seats in the upper deck in 1959/60.
Photo taken Monday 28 August 1972, Morecambe Promenade
211. MTC540
City of Lancaster, originally Morecambe, 72, MTC540, an AEC Regent III 9613E built in 1950 with Park Royal H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Morecambe Battery
212. MTC540
Morecambe and Heysham 72, MTC540, a 1950 AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body derived from the RT was exhibited at the Earls Court Show in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 1978, Hornsea Pottery, Lancaster
213. 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
214. 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
215. 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
216. 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
217. NNW499
Leeds 499, NNW499, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body from 1950
Photo taken 1966, Kirkgate/New York Street
218. 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
219. 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
220. 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
221. 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
222. 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
223. 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
224. 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
225. NUB624
Leeds 624, NUB624, was a 1950 Roe AEC Regent III which survived intil 1971.
Photo taken 1968, Varley Street, Stanningley
226. 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
227. 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
228. NVK336
Newcastle Corporation 336, NVK336, an AEC Regent III built in 1950 with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken December 1968, opposite Newcastle Central Station
229. NVK341
Newcastle 341, NVK341, an A E C Regent III 9612A built 1950 with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R bodywork, smartly turned out as befits a bus celebrating the Silver Jubilee.
Photo taken August 1977, Bewick Street, Newcastle
230. NVK341
Newcastle Transport 341, NVK341, an A E C Regent III 9612A built in 1950 with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 2016, Metrocentre coach park, Gateshead
231. NVK341
An offside view of preserved Newcastle 341, NVK341, an A.E.C. 9613A Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body seen at a Rally in Harrogate.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1979, Harrogate
232. OFC377
City of Oxford 153, OFC377, was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Park Royal L26/26R body seen at Gloucester Green Bus Station in Oxford.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
233. OFC379
Theobald's next ex Oxford purchase was OFC379, a 1950 Regent 9612A but with a Park Royal body. After a quick lick of paint over Oxford's duck egg blue bands it went straight into service, even with advertising applied, and remained thus for about a year. It is seen parked at Glemsford.
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1965, Glemsford
234. OFC379
Now in smart green & cream livery, 1950 AEC OFC379 is seen passing Theobald's office and garage in Long Melford's main street.
Photo taken Saturday 1 October 1966, Little St. Mary's, Long Melford, Sudbury
235. OFC403
Brown's Blue, Markfield OFC403 was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body acquired from City of Oxford H902 in December 1960. In March 1963 it passed to McDowall, Glasgow.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
236. ONU635
Midland General 426, ONU635, an AEC Regent III with Weymann L27/26R body seen on a wet day in Chesterfield Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, Chesterfield Bus Station
237. 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
238. 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
239. 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
240. PPU982
Osborne, Tollesbury PPU982 was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Strachans L27/28R body seen at Osborne's garage in Tollesbury.
Photo taken Sunday 14 February 1965, New Road Garage, Tollesbury
241. PWL413
Clynnog & Trevor Motors PWL413, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Weymann lowbridge body, new to City of Oxford Motor Services (L166) in 1950 and acquired by C&TM in 1965.
Photo taken Summer 1965, Castle Square, Caernarvon
242. PWL413
Preserved City of Oxford L166, PWL413, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Weymann lowbridge body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
243. PWL413
Rear view of preserved City of Oxford L166, PWL413, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Weymann lowbridge body, new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
244. PWL413
Welsh independent Clynnog & Trevor Motor Co. Ltd of Trevor operated former City of Oxford Motor Services L166, PWL413, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Weymann L27/26R bodywork new in 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 8 May 1973, Depot, Trefor
245. AHC442
Preserved Eastbourne 1951 AEC Regent III with Bruce H56R bodywork, number 42, AHC442
Photo taken Monday 30 August 2004, at Gosport Bus Station
246. AHC442
Another view of ex-Eastbourne 42 at Gosport Bus Station
Photo taken Monday 30 August 2004, at Gosport Bus Station
247. AHC447
Eastbourne Corporation 47, AHC 447, was a 1951 East Lancs/Bruce bodied AEC Regent lll which ran in service till 1971 but was used for driver training duties in the mid late 60's till withdrawal.
Photo taken circa 1965, Seaside Road, Eastbourne
248. AHC447
Eastbourne Corporation 47, AHC447, a 1951 delivered AEC 'Regent' III with Bruce Coachworks H30/26R body. Seen outside the erstwhile offices of the South Eastern Traffic Commissioners in Ivy Terrace, just around the corner from the Railway Station, a layover location used for many years.
Photo taken Monday 11 April 1966, Ivy Terrace, Eastbourne
249. CCP607
Halifax Corporation 75, CCP607, AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1951 with fleet number 355, renumbered the following year.
Photo taken Thursday 19 December 1963, Cliff Hill Lane, Warley
250. CCP609
AEC Regent CCP609, ex Halifax Corporation, with Green Bus Company.
Photo taken July 1968, Lichfield Bus Station
251. CWG875
MRC12, CWG875, an AEC Regent III with Alexander L27/26R body was one of only 20 similar buses built in 1951 and always allocated to Stirlingshire Garages and hence to the Midland fleet after the split up of the W Alexander empire.
Photo taken 1968, Falkirk Bus Station
252. FVH172
Huddersfield Corporation 172, FVH172, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancs. H30/28R body, new to Huddersfield J.O.C. in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 25 February 1971, Huddersfield Polytechnic
253. FVH172
A rear view of Huddersfield Corporation 172, FVH172, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancs. H30/28R body, new to Huddersfield J.O.C. in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 25 February 1971, Huddersfield Polytechnic
254. FYS362
Glasgow Airport operated AEC Regent III with 1951 Weymann body as an "Air-side" vehicle when it was withdrawn by GCT. FYS362 (A179).
Photo taken Jan 1973, Glasgow Airport
255. FYS388
Glasgow A205, FYS388, was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body to M.C.C.W. design new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Great Western Road, Anniesland Cross
256. FYS399
Glasgow Corporation A216, FYS399, AEC Regent III/Weymann H30/26R, one of a batch of 92 dating from 1951.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 April 1959, Hope Street/West George Street
257. HDK835
Rochdale Corporation 235, HDK835, a 1951 East Lancs H33/26R bodied AEC Regent III 9612E pictured at the Dalton Lane Campus display area at the Keighley Bus Museum's Festival Of Transport
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 2013, Dalton Lane, Keighley
258. HDK836
On the left Rochdale Corporation 236, HDK836, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H33/26R body, new in 1951. On the right Ledgard GDK401 another Regent III/East Lancs but H31/26R and originally new to Rochdale Corporation as 201 in 1948.
Photo taken mid 1960s, Rochdale Corporation Depot
259. 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
260. 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
261. LBJ743
Lowestoft Corporation 28, LBJ743, one of two AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken Friday 3 July 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
262. LBJ743
A pre-delivery photo of Lowestoft Corporation 28, LBJ743, one of two AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R bodies new in 1951
Photo taken 1951, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
263. LBJ743
Lowestoft put two A.E.C. 6812A Regent IIIs into service in 1951 with Massey H30/26R bodies and the first one 28, LBJ743, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Station Square, Lowestoft
264. LBJ744
Lowestoft Corporation 28/29, LBJ743/LBJ744, AEC Regent III / Massey H30/26R, new in 1951. They were withdrawn in 1975, three years after this photo was taken, although by then the fleet has passed to the new Waveney District Council.
Photo taken September 1972, Lowestoft
265. LNY858
Aberdare 81, LNY858, an AEC Regent III with NCME body of 1951.
Photo taken 1967, Cardiff Street, Aberdare
266. LNY858
Aberdare NCME bodied AEC Regent III, 81 LNY858, new in 1951.
Photo taken Cardiff Street, Aberdare
267. MTE639
Morecambe and Heysham 77, MTE639, an AEC Regent III with stylish Weymann body, one of six bought in 1951. The original dark green livery is carried. Morecambe did not use route numbers until the 1960s.
Photo taken 1993, Halifax
268. MTE639
Morecambe and Heysham 77, MTE639, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H30/26R body, seen on an enthusiasts' day out.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1982, Burscough
269. MTE640
Morecambe 78, MTE640, was an A.E.C. 6812A Regent III with a Weymann H33/28R body seen in Euston Road, Morecambe opposite the Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 8 August 1970, Euston Road, Morecambe
270. MTT646
Smith (t/a Blue Bell), March MTT646 was an A.E.C. 9613A Regent III with a Weymann H30/26RD body acquired from Devon General in May 1964. It had been new in 1951 as H30/26R numbered DR646, the doors being fitted by Weymann in 1955 and it became DRD646 in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, March
271. MTT648
Former Devon General DR648, MTT648, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Weymann H30/26RD body, new in 1951, the platform doors having been fitted in 1955. It was withdrawn in 1964.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
272. MXX264
London Transport RLH64, MXX264, a Weymann L27/26R bodied AEC Regent III seen at Rotherhithe.
Photo taken Sunday 7 March 1971, London Rotherhithe
273. MYD985
MYD985 was an A.E.C. 9821E Regal IV with a Harrington Wayfarer C37C body which had been new in August 1951 to Bowerman, Taunton which was seen at Victoria Coach Station on hire to Royal Blue.
Photo taken Saturday 8 July 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
274. OKM317
AEC Regent III OKM317 was originally a demonstrator for Saunders Roe, who built its lightweight body. It was registered in 1951 for Maidstone & District, and became no. 13 in the fleet of Dodds of Troon in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 23 June 1968, Dodds' Depot, Troon
275. OKM317
AA Motor Services AEC Regent OKM317 on a road run in connection with the Brighton 85th Anniversary Rally in September 1986. It was originally a demonstrator for Saunders Roe, who built its lightweight body, was registered in 1951 for Maidstone & District, and became no. 13 in the fleet of AA, Dodds of Troon in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 21 September 1986, Wilson Avenue, Brighton
276. PWL419
City of Oxford H908, PWL419, was an A.E.C. 9613A Regent III with Weymann H30/26R bodywork, one of ten delivered in 1951. Until October 1952 it had been numbered H419 and is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
277. BEN177
Bury Corporation 177, BEN177, a 1952 Weymann 56 seater bodied AEC Regent lll which survived into the SELNEC era to become 6377. It was one of a pair, the other being 176.
Photo taken May 2003, at East Lancashire Railways Bolton Street Station yard
278. BEN177
Although Bury had bought AEC chassis in the pre war era, they bought mainly Leyland Titans in the post war years. A small batch of AEC Regent IIIs with stylish Weymann bodywork were the exceptions to this rule. One example is preserved and is seen here providing transport to the Manchester Transport Museum, 177, BEN177, from 1952.
Photo taken November 1999, at Store Street, Manchester
279. BEN177
Bury 177, BEN177, seen in Bury was one of two AEC 9613A Regent IIIs with Weymann H30/26R bodies new in 1952, the chassis having been in store at Bury for some years before bodying.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Kay Gardens, Bury
280. CJX68
 Hebble, Halifax 267, CJX68, an AEC 9613A Regent III with a Willowbrook L27/28R body is seen in Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford.
Photo taken Monday 5 June 1961, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
281. CJX71
Hebble 270, CJX71, one of four 1952 Willowbrook L27/28R bodied AEC Regent IIIs, new as number 70, seen at Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford.
Photo taken Sunday 23 March 1958, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
282. HDK835
Newly restored Rochdale AEC Regent III / East Lancs of 1952, 235, HDK835
Photo taken Sunday 28 October 2012, Piece Hall, Halifax
283. HDK835
Rochdale 235, HDK835, already appears on the site, but now final finishing touches have been applied such as fleet numbers I thought it worth submitting another. It is an AEC Regent III 9612E with East Lancs H33/26R body and just as nice inside as it obviously is outside.
Photo taken Sunday 4 September 2016, Heaton Park, Manchester
284. HE1862
Carris 231, HE-18-62, a 1952 AEC Regent III with Weymann H30/26R body.
Photo taken Thursday 8 October 1987, Santo Amaro Depot, Lisbon
285. HKW73
Bradford Corporation 73, HKW73, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H35/26R body, new in 1952, with concealed radiator and Birmingham-style bonnet.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings, Bradford
286. HKW79
Bradford 79, HKW79, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs H30/26R body, new in 1952.
Photo taken 1966?, Florida Road, Sandy Lane, Bradford
287. HKW80
Seen in Infirmary Street, Leeds at the terminus of the jointly operated route to Bradford is Bradford 80, HKW80, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III with an East Lancs H33/26R body new in 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1955, Infirmary Street, Leeds
288. HKW81
Bradford 81, HKW81, seen passing the West Yorkshire Wellington Street Coach Station in Leeds was an East Lancs H33/28R bodied AEC 9613E Regent III.
Photo taken Saturday 20 September 1958, by Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
289. HKW82
Bradford City Transport HKW82, a 1952 AEC Regent III with East Lancs bodywork. Very few operators bought Regent IIIs with concealed radiators, Bradford was one as were Devon General and Hull Corporation.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, at Ilkley Bus Station
290. HKW82
Bradford AEC Regent III 9613E 82, HKW82, a 1952 example with an East Lancs body and a concealed radiator, heels over as it leaves Skipton bus station with a good load during the Aire Valley Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2015, Skipton Bus Station
291. HKW83
Bradford Corporation Transport 83, HKW83, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs body dating from 1952, stands next to 33, FKY33, a Weymann H33/26R bodied AEC Regent III new in 1949.
Photo taken 1967, Bankfoot depot, Bradford
292. HKW84
Bradford Corporation Transport 84, HKW84, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs body dating from 1952, is seen fresh out of the workshop after overhaul.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Thornbury Depot
293. KWO216
Bedwas and Machen UDC 8, KWO216, was a 1952 AEC Regent III 9613A with Northern Counties H30/26R bodywork. It is supposed to have been built at the same time as three for Aberdare UDC but there were several differences. One Aberdare feature was the illuminated fleetname above the destination display, used on all Aberdare buses up to 1958.
Photo taken Bartlett Street, Caerphilly
294. KWO216
Two AECs of the smallest of the South Wales municipals, Bedwas & Machen, 8 KWO216 and 11 UWO498 at the depot. 8 was a 1952 AEC Regent III with a Northern Counties H30/26R body while 11 was a 1959 AEC Regent V with a Massey L31/28R body.
295. MLL834
Samuel Ledgard MLL834, ex London Transport (Country) RT3524, new in 1952 and acquired by Samuel Ledgard in 1964.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
296. MXX223
Preserved London Transport RLH23, MXX223
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
297. MXX230
London Transport RLH30, MXX230, part of the second batch of RLHs delivered towards the end of 1952.
Photo taken February 1960, Staines West Station
298. MXX232
Samuel Ledgard operated a small batch of former London Transport AEC Regent III with lowbridge Weymann bodywork from the RLH class. To commemorate the 40th anniversary of Ledgard's last day in 1967, RLH32, MXX232 was repainted in Ledgard colours (although MXX232 never operated with Ledgards). Seen on the Aire Valley running day.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, Crossgate, Otley
299. MXX232
Ledgard bought a number of London Transports RLH class lowbridge AEC Regent IIIs with Weymann bodywork. None of the originals survive in the UK but MXX232 now carries Ledgard livery to give a flavour of the original.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
300. MXX232
A rear view of former London RLH32, MXX232, a 1952 AEC Regent III with Weymann lowbridge bodywork showing the abrievated fleetname used by Ledgard on the backs of their buses.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
301. MXX248
Whippet, Hilton MXX248, an AEC Regent III 9613E with Weymann L27/26R body. New to London Transport as RLH48 in 1952, it served at five different LT garages before being withdrawn in 1964.
Photo taken Friday 10 July 1970, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
302. MXX248
Seen at the garage in Hilton, MXX248 was the last of three A.E.C. 9613E Regent IIIs with Weymann L27/26R bodies which were acquired by Whippet, Hilton in September 1965 and which had been new to the London Transport Executive in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
303. MXX255
London Transport RLH55, MXX255. These were the only lowbridge buses in the LT fleet and were effectively standard provincial buses.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1966, London Stratford Broadway
304. MXX257
London Transport RLH57, MXX257, new in December 1952. It was withdrawn in 1970 and exported the following year to the USA where it is still believed to be.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, near Stratford Broadway/Maryland Station
305. MXX271
London Transport RLH 71, MXX271, (AEC Regent 3/Weyman L27/26R) on stand outside the London Transport District Line Depot at Moor Lane, Cranham in the last summer of RLHs on Route 248, summer 1970.
Photo taken early summer 1970, Moor Lane, London Cranham
306. MXX272
London Transport RLH72, MXX272, an AEC Regent III with Weymann L53R body, part of the second batch of RLHs delivered towards the end of 1952.
Photo taken c. 1960, Upminster Station
307. MXX273
London Transport RLH73, MXX273, an AEC Regent III with Weymann L27/26R body
Photo taken Saturday 8 November 1958, Headstone Drive, Wealdstone
308. NTT669
Tommy Burrows 105, NTT669, was ex-Devon General DR669, an AEC Regent III with a Weymann body seen heading out of Leeds on their long run to West Melton.
Photo taken 1965, Low Road, Leeds
309. NTT672
"Tommy" Burrows 106, NTT672, was an AEC Regent III with Weymann H30/26R body of 1952, and was ex-Devon General DR672.
Photo taken 1965, crossing York Street, approaching Leeds Central Bus Station
310. O2556
Sydney P.T.C. 2556, m/o2556, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III, new in 1952, with a Clyde H33/26D body is seen in Waverley. Note the headlights mounted, on a bar, at the extremeties of the body.
Photo taken Saturday 27 November 1971, Waverley, Sydney, Australia
311. OWE116
Sheffield City Transport 116, OWE116, a 1952 AEC Regent III with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 2002, Sheffield Bus Museum, Tinsley
312. PUA650
Leeds 650, PUA650, seen here at Hyde Park, an AEC Regent III/Weymann H32/26R was one of a batch of six vehicles (649-654) which served Leeds from October 1952 until August 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 21 October 1956, Hyde Park, Leeds
313. PUA650
Leeds 650, PUA650, was one of their Weymann-bodied AEC Regent IIIs. It is seen departing from Whitkirk terminus using the roundabout as its turning circle.
Photo taken circa 1965, Selby Road, Whitkirk
314. PUA651
Seen climbing Butt Lane at Farnley on an enthusiasts special tour, Leeds 322, JUG622, a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body is passed by the normal hourly service bus 651, PUA651, one of the six Weymann bodied A.E.C. Regent IIIs new in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Butt Lane, Farnley
315. PUA651
Leeds 651, PUA651, was a Weymann-bodied AEC Regent III dating from 1952.
Photo taken circa 1968, East Park Parade, East End Park
316. PUA652
A rear view of Leeds 652, PUA652, one of six Weymann H32/26R bodied A.E.C. 9613E Regents new in October 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 21 December 1958, Beeston Terminus
317. PUA653
Leeds City Transport 653, PUA653, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H32/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Wholesale Markets, Pontefract Lane
318. PUA653
Only six of these Weymann H32/26R (metal) bodied 9613E Regent IIIs were delivered to Leeds and 653, PUA653, new on 1st October 1952, is seen in Lowfields Road, whilst operating a Football special to the Elland Road ground.
Photo taken Saturday 22 October 1955, Lowfields Road, Leeds
319. 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
320. 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
321. 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
322. 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
323. 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
324. 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
325. 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
326. PUA674
Leeds 674, PUA674, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Selby Toll Bridge
327. SFC425
Seen at Ashington is Bedlington & District SFC425, an A.E.C. 9613A Regent III with a Weymann H30/26R body, which had been new in April 1952 as City of Oxford H425.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 July 1969, Lintonville Terrace, Ashington
328. SFC432
Delivered in 1952 as H432 and renumbered in October 1952, City of Oxford H921, SFC432, was one of nine Weymann H30/26R bodied A.E.C. 9613A Regent IIIs, a further seven having Park Royal L27/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
329. SFC438
Park Royal L27/26R bodywork was carried by seven A.E.C. 9613A Regent IIIs new to City of Oxford in 1952 and L438, SFC438, renumbered to L172 in October 1952 was seen at Gloucester Green, Oxford alongside Regal III 709.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
330. CYJ252
Dundee Corporation 137, CYJ252, a 1953 AEC Regent III with Alexander bodywork
Photo taken 1997, at Dunbar
331. CYJ256
Dundee 141, CYJ256, was an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III with an Alexander H32/26R body, new in August 1953.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1970, Shore Terace
332. FDO573
FDO573, an AEC Regent pictured in Folkingham. This slide has remained a mystery to me as its one of a very few that I did not record any details whilst on a whistle stop tour of the area and with no legal lettering visible when snapped. It had been new in March 1953 to Camplin, Donington, an AEC Regent III with Willowbrook H32/26RD body.
Photo taken Wednesday 21 July 1971, Folkingham, near Sleaford
333. FDO573
Camplin (Holme Delight), Donington FDO573, a 1953 AEC Regent III 9613E with a Willowbrook H32826RD body in the museum workshop at North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 5 November 2017, LVVS Museum, Whisby Road, North Hykeham
334. HCT150
Delaine, Bourne 39 HCT150, a Strachan H31/28RD bodied A.E.C. 9613S Regent III, had been new to them in October 1953. It is seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
335. HCT150
Delaine, Bourne 39, HCT150, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Strachans H32/28RD body new in October 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Spalding Road, Bourne
336. HKW90
Bradford C.T. 90, HKW90, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancs. H35/26R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken August 1970, Hall Ings, Bradford
337. 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
338. MDT221
Samuel Ledgard JWU131 was an all-Leyland lowbridge PD2/1 built for Felix Motors in 1950, and sold to Ledgard in 1962. Next to it was former Doncaster Corporation 136, MDT221, an AEC Regent III originally with Roe lowbridge body, then used as a tree-lopper.
Photo taken 1967, Leicester Avenue Depot, Doncaster
339. 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
340. 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
341. 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
342. NKD536
NKD536 is Liverpool Corporation A36, an AEC Regent III from 1953 with Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 6 October 2013, Shore Road, Birkenhead
343. NKD536
Ex-Liverpool CT A36, NKD536, an AEC Regent III 9613S with Crossley bodywork, new in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1973, Madeira Drive, Brighton
344. NTE384
A busy scene in the Butts Bridge district of Leigh in 1963 with facing the camera Leigh 43, NTE384, one of seven AEC Regent IIIs with East Lancs L27/26R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken 1963, Leigh
345. OKH337
Preserved Hull 137, OKH337, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H32/26R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2016, Sandtoft
346. TWL926
City of Oxford H926, TWL926, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1953 and is seen at Oxford's Cowley Road garage.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Cowley Road Garage, Oxford
347. TWL928
City of Oxford 928, TWL928, a 1953 AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork. This bus is now at the Oxford bus museum.
Photo taken 1981, Harrogate
348. TWL928
This most attractive example of the body builders art is an AEC Regent III of City of Oxford. 928, TWL928, dates from 1953 and carries a Park Royal body which is very reminiscent of the contempory AEC RT of London Transport
Photo taken Sunday 18 August 2013, Oxford Bus Museum
349. WPU732
A pre-delivery photo of Colchester Corporation 10, WPU732, an AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R body, one of three new in September 1953.
Photo taken 1953, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
350. WPU733
Colchester Corporation 11, WPU733, an AEC Regent III with Massey H30/26R body, one of three new in September 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
351. CDX514
Ipswich Corporation 14, CDX514, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body, new in 1954.
Photo taken February 1972, Crown Street, Ipswich
352. CDX514
Ipswich 14, CDX514, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
353. CDX515
Ipswich Corporation 15, CDX515, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Crown Street, Ipswich
354. CDX516
Preserved former Ipswich 16, CDX516, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in April 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2004, Wisley Aerodrome
355. CDX516
Preserved former Ipswich 16, CDX516, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in April 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
356. GB2107
Ex Carris Lisbon 255, GB-21-07, a 1954 Regent III with Weymann body, now carrying UK registration KSV102
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
357. HVH239
Huddersfield J.O.C. 239, HVH239, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancashire L30/28R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken August 1970, John William Street, Huddersfield
358. 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
359. 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
360. 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
361. NKD540
Preserved Liverpool A40, NKD540, an AEC Regent III 9613S built in 1954 with Saunders-Roe H32/26R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
362. NKD583
City of Liverpool A83, NKD583, an A E C Regent III 9613A built in 1954 with Crossley/LCPT H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1969, Pier Head, Liverpool
363. ORR140
West Bridgford Urban District Council ran a small fleet mainly on joint services with nieghbouring Nottingham. From the 1930s, only AEC chassis were bought. 21, ORR140, is a 1954 AEC Regent III with lowbridge Willowbrook bodywork.
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
364. OTV146
Nottingham 146, OTV146, a 1954 AEC 9613E Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 September 1959, Granby Street, Nottingham
365. OTV161
Nottingham City Transport 161, OTV161, dates from 1954 with a Park Royal body which bears more than a passing resemblance to the Park Royal body on London Transport AEC RTs.
Photo taken 1999, Piece Hall, Halifax
366. OTV161
Preserved Nottingham City Transport 161, OTV161, a 1954 AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, Lincoln
367. OTV166
Hull 171, OTV166, was former Nottingham 166, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body of 1954.
Photo taken 1971, Hull Bus Park
368. OTV178
What is a picture of a lorry doing on a bus site you may ask?
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 2017, Grand Prix Coaches site, Main Street, Brough
369. OTV195
Nottingham City Transport 195, OTV195, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Friday 26 August 1960, Granby Street, Nottingham
370. PDV732
PDV732, seen entering Otley Bus Station, was a 1954 A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Weymann H32/26RD body, and was one of two acquired by Ledgard, Armley in 1966 from Devon General.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Otley Bus Station
371. SAU199
Barton 1087, SAU199, an AEC Regent III 9613S from 1954 with Park Royal lowbridge bodywork alongside Barton 944, GWU11, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 from 1947 with Leyland lowbridge bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Barton's Chilwell Depot
372. SAU199
SAU199, Nottingham 199, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III, one of ten delivered in 1954 with Park Royal L27/26R bodies (199-208, SAU 199-208).
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Broadmarsh Bus Station, Nottingham
373. SWE431
Rear view of Sheffield 731, SWE431, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H32/26R body, new in October 1954
Photo taken September 1968, Abbeydale Road South/Hartington Avenue, Millhouses
374. 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
375. 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
376. 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
377. 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
378. 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
379. 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
380. TNW757
1954 saw the introduction into the Leeds fleet of five A.E.C. 9613E Regent IIIs with Metro Cammell Orion H33/25R bodies and 757, TNW757, is seen in Shaw Lane at Headingley on the service from Harehills to Stanningley.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley
381. TNW758
Leeds City Transport 758, TNW758, an AEC Regent III with Metro-Cammell H33/25R body, new in 1954 and behind, 863, one of the last narrow, short Roe-bodied Regent Vs of 1957.
Photo taken 1968, Hyde Park Terminus
382. TNW759
Leeds 759, TNW759, an AEC Regent III with Metro-Cammell H33/25R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
383. TTB690
Morecambe bought their last AEC Regent IIIs in 1954. These were a trio with Park Royal bodies. The last of the three 81, TTB690, makes it way through promenade holiday traffic when some 19 years old.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 August 1973, Morecambe Promenade
384. TTB690
Morecambe & Heysham Corporation 81, TTB690, an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Marine Road
385. UTC672
The small Lancashire independent operator Bamber Bridge Motor Services bought this AEC Regent III with East Lancs lowbridge body in 1954. It is now owned by Cumbria Classic Coaches after a number of years in preservation. 4, UTC672, awaits departure from Kirkby Stephen railway station.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
386. UWL932
New in 1954, City of Oxford H932, UWL932, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Cowley Road Garage, Oxford
387. UWL940
Vagg, Knockin Heath acquired two A.E.C. 9613S Regent IIIs with Weymann H30/26RD bodies from City of Oxford in November 1967 and UWL940, the second of the pair, was seen in Shrewsbury.
Photo taken early 1971, Raven Meadows, Shrewsbury
388. UWL941
Fifteen A.E.C. 9613S Regent IIIs were delivered to City of Oxford in 1954 and H941, UWL941, one of nine with Weymann H30/26R bodies is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford. The other six had similar bodies by Park Royal.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green Bus Station, Oxford
389. JVH373
Preserved former Huddersfield 243, JVH373, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs L30/28R body, new in June 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, Blackpool
390. JVH376
Huddersfield 176, JVH376, was an AEC Regent III with an East Lancs body dating from 1955.
Photo taken 1970, Upperhead Row, Huddersfield
391. JVH378
Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee 178, JVH378, a AEC Regent III with East Lancs H33/28R body, new in 1955. Partly visible behind is 16, OCX116, a 1959 AEC Reliance, also with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Lord Street, Huddersfield
392. JVH378
In contrast with the streamlined livery applied to corporation trolleybuses, the Huddersfield JOC livery for its motor buses was a restrained red and cream. 178, JVH378, a 1955 AEC Regent III with lowbridge East Lancs body would late in its career carry a modified version of the streamlined livery but is restored to original condition as seen here.
Photo taken 1996, Dewsbury Bus Museum
393. JVH378
Until 1962 all motor buses in Hudderfield were Joint Committee vehicles while the trolleybuses were wholly owned by the corporation. This East Lancs bodied AEC Regent III dates from 1955 and was 178, JVH378, in the JOC fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
394. JVH378
Seen in 1985 is Huddersfield 178, JVH378, a 1955 AEC Regent III with highbridge bodywork. It carries the final Huddersfield livery but is now restored to JOC red livery.
Photo taken August 1985, Wallace Arnold Gelderd Road Depot, Leeds
395. JVH380
Huddersfield Corporation 180, JVH380, an AEC Regent III with an East Lancs H33/28R body new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1957, Huddersfield
396. JVH381
Huddersfield J.O.C. 181, JVH381, an AEC Regent III 9613E with East Lancashire H33/28R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken August 1970, Meltham Mills Road, Meltham, Kirklees
397. LDP945
Preserved Reading Corporation 98, LDP945, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L53RD body, one of a batch of five new in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
398. UTC672
Preserved former BBMS (Bamber Bridge Motor Services) UTC672, an AEC Regent III with East Lancs L27/28RD body, new in January 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, Blackpool
399. EPV22
Ipswich 22, EPV22, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956. It was withdrawn in 1974.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Lloyds Avenue, Ipswich
400. EPV24
Rear view of Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Crown Street, Ipswich
401. EPV24
Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Crown Street, Ipswich
402. EPV24
Preserved ex-Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2010, Alton
403. EPV24
EPV24, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H33/28R body new in 1956 to Ipswich as their no. 24
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2012, Marine Parade, Worthing
404. 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
405. LDP945
Rear view of Reading 98, LDP945, an AEC Regent III from 1956 Park Royal L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2001, AEC Rally, Newark
406. LDP946
Reading 99, LDP946, an A.E.C 6812A Regent III with a Park Royal L27/26RD body, was one of five new in 1956, at Reading Stations.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Stations
407. MRD146
Preserved former Reading 3, MRD146, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Alton
408. MRD146
Preserved former Reading 3, MRD146, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 2006, Wisley Aerodrome
409. MRD147
Ex-Reading AEC Regent III MRD147
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1982, Leicester City Transport Abbey Park Depot
410. MRD147
Preserved former Reading 4, MRD147, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2011, Alton
411. MRD147
Reading 4, MRD147, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal L57RD body new in 1956, is now preserved.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Reading Station
412. 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
413. MRD144
New in 1957, Reading 1, MRD144, was an A.E.C. 6812A Regent III with a Park Royal L27/26RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
414. MRD146
Reading 3, MRD146 was an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal L27/26RD body new as recently as January 1957, upseated to L31/26RD in February 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Reading Station
415. 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
416. 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
417. 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
418. 150AOU
Super Coaches of Upminster 150AOU, an AEC Regent III with Roe L29/27F body.
419. VVH350
Hanson 370, VVH350 was new in 1950 as a Duple FC33F bodied Regal III 294, EVH807. It was renumbered 325 in 1954 when Plaxton rebuilt and modernised the front end. The chassis was rebuilt in 1962 and it re-entered service as 370 with Roe H37/28F body.
Photo taken Winter 1968/69, Slades Lane, Helme