SCT '61 Photo Index
Bristol SC
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1. 724APU
Eastern National Bristol SC395, 724APU, new in 1954.
Photo taken 1950s
2. 725APU
Eastern National Bristol SCX6P 396, 725APU, new in December 1954 with an ECW B35F body.
Photo taken Benfleet Station
3. 725APU
Former Eastern National Bristol SC 396, 725APU, new in 1954 and seen here with Vaggs sometime in the late 1960s.
Photo taken 1960s
4. 725APU
Seen here with Vagg, Knockin Heath but new as Eastern National 396, 725APU was a Bristol SC6P with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body. It was the second of the SC prototypes and was new in 1954.
Photo taken early 1971
5. NFW649
Eastern National Driver Trainer 0649, NFW649, Bristol SC4LK / ECW B35F. New to Lincolnshire in May 1956 as their 2408, acquired along with sister OFW796 by EN in May 1969 but not used in passenger service. Withdrawn March 1976.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Colchester Depot
6. TVF505
Eastern Counties LC539, TVF505, Bristol SC4LK / ECW B35F, new in June 1956. Originally numbered to match its registration as LC505. It was withdrawn in 1971
Photo taken c. 1971, High Street, Manningtree
7. TVF517
Seen at Peterborough Garage, Eastern Counties LC517, TVF517, was one of thirty-one Bristol SC4LKs with Eastern Coachworks B35F bodies new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Peterborough Garage
8. TVF518
Eastern Counties received thirty-one Bristol SC4LKs with Eastern Coachworks B35F bodies in 1956 and LC518, TVF518, is seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
9. TVF866
Seen at Peterborough Garage, Eastern Counties LSC866, TVF866, was a Bristol SC4LK with an Eastern Coachworks DP33F body, and was one of seven new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Peterborough Garage
10. TVF872
Former Eastern Counties LSC872, TVF872, a Bristol SC4LK with ECWC33F body, new in 1956, operating the Railair connection between Rochford Station and Southend Airport
Photo taken 1970s, Rochford Station
11. 337CFM
Seen in Welshpool in 1963 is Crosville SSG604, 337CFM, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F bodywork. New in July 1957 she remained in service until late 1974.
Photo taken Sunday 11 August 1963, Welshpool
12. 601JPU
Former Eastern National Bristol SC 424, 601JPU, new in 1957 and seen here with Vaggs
13. 602JPU
Several Eastern National Bristol SCs went to Vaggs of Knockin Heath (two prototypes 724/5APU and 601-4JPU), to be joined by two Eastern Counties coaches (ex VC of Leigh on Sea) and an EC bus example. This is 602JPU, new to ENOC in 1957.
14. 603JPU
Eastern National Bristol SC4LKs 425 and 426, 602JPU and 603JPU respectively, new in May 1957 with ECW B35F bodies.
Photo taken late 1950s, Maldon Depot
15. 604JPU
Vagg of Knockin Heath 604JPU, a Bristol SC4LK built in 1957 with ECW B35F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, Knockin Heath, Oswestry
16. 606JPU
Former Eastern National Bristol SC 436, 606JPU, new in 1957 and seen here with Cumberland as their number 210.
Photo taken 1960s
17. 606JPU
Former Eastern National SC 606JPU with Silver Star of Rhosgadfan
Photo taken 1970s, Rhosgadfan
18. 609JPU
Bulman, Hinderwell, 609JPU Bristol SC4LK built in 1958 with ECW B35F bodywork, formerly 439 with Eastern National.
Photo taken September 1970, Hinderwell
19. 610JUP
Former Eastern National SC 610JPU with Silver Star of Rhosgadfan on a special service for a local Carnival or similar.
Photo taken 1970s, Penygroes
20. 611JPU
Former Eastern National Bristol SC 445, 611JPU, new in 1957 and seen here with the contractor Barratt
21. 612JPU
Eastern National Bristol SC4LK 446, 612JPU, new in November 1957 with an ECW B35F body, seen at Pitsea Broadway on the old Campbell's route.
Photo taken Broadway, Pitsea
22. 612JPU
Former Eastern National Bristol SC 446, 612JPU, new in 1957 and seen here with Booth & Fisher sometime in the late 1960s.
Photo taken 1960s
23. 782EFM
Crosville ran several examples of the Bristol SC chassis with ECW bodywork. Two 1957 examples SC12, 782EFM, and SC13, 783EFM, are seen at the rear of Aberystwyth depot in 1992.
Photo taken August 1992, Aberystwyth
24. 783EFM
Bristol intoduced their lightwieght front engine SC chassis in 1954. Crosville were one of the biggest customers for this chassis, despite it only having a 4 cylinder engine. Crosville bought this particular example in 1957 as their SC13, 783EFM.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 2010, Meadowhall, Sheffield
25. 783EFM
Ex Crosville SC13, 783EFM, a 1957 Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 18 November 2012, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, near Dewsbury Bus Museum
26. 9572F
Seen in Chelmsford was Eastern National 447, 9572F, a Bristol SC4LK with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body which was one of fourteen such buses delivered in 1957. It passed to Brewer, Caerau in July 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Chelmsford Bus Station
27. 9573F
Greensitt & Barratt, building contractor, 9573F a Bristol SC4LK built in 1957 with ECW B35F bodywork, new as Eastern National 448.
Photo taken August 1972, Marton building site, Middlesbrough
28. OFW788
OFW788 was Lincolnshire Road Car Company 2439, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body, new in February 1957 and withdrawn in 1971. Sold to Twell, dealer, Ingham in October 1971 it was later resold into the London area.
Photo taken May 1965, Grantham Bus Station
29. OFW791
Lincolnshire 2442, OFW791, was a Bristol SC4LK new in 1957 with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
30. OFW799
Former Lincolnshire RC 2602, OFW799, a Bristol SC4LK from 1957 with ECW B35F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Stockton
31. OFW806
Working services during the LVVS open day OFW806 is preserved as original coach Lincolnshire 2609 complete with coach seats.
Photo taken Sunday 6 November 2016, Doddington, Lincolnshire
32. ONV430
Monk, contractor, V1888 ONV430, a Bristol SC4LK from 1957 with ECW B35F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1973
33. UAO373
Cumberland 200, UAO373, was a Bristol SC4LK with an E.C.W. B35F body new in September 1957 as number 373 and renumbered in December 1961.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Carlisle Bus Station
34. VVF539
Norfolk's Bristol SC4LK / ECW B35F, VVF539, new in March 1957 to Eastern Counties LC539 with Eastern National FLF and RE in background.
Photo taken April 1972, Colchester Bus Station
35. 3001AH
Eastern Counties LC554, 3001AH, which was new in December 1958, was a Bristol SC4LK with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body, the first of twelve new in 1958/9. It was seen at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
36. 3003AH
Preserved former Eastern Counties LC556, 3003AH, a SC4LK with ECW B33F body new in 1958
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 2006, Duxford
37. 606JPU
Former Eastern National 436, 606JPU, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body new in March 1958, seen here in 1979 with Silver Star at Caernarvon in Wales.
Photo taken September 1979, Caernarvon
38. 609JPU
Eastern National Bristol SC4LK CF439, 609JPU, new in March 1958 with an ECW B35F body.
Photo taken Chelmsford Depot
39. 610JPU
Eastern National Bristol SC4LK CR440, 610JPU, new in June 1958 with an ECW B35F body.
Photo taken Colchester Bus Station
40. RFU591
Lincolnshire Road Car 2613, RFU691, a Bristol SC4LK. As delivered in 1958 it was fitted with an ECW C33F body but by the time this photo was taken in 1972 it had been converted to bus standard.
Photo taken September 1972, Station Road, Sleaford
41. VVF548
Former Eastern Counties LC548, VVF548, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body, new in 1958, operating the Railair connection between Rochford Station and Southend Airport
Photo taken 1970s, Nr Southend Airport
42. 193KFM
Crosville SSG632, 193KFM, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW 35 seat body, new in May 1959, at Bala Station presumably on a service to Arenig, replacing the withdrawn service on the Bala - Blaenau Ffestiniog line
Photo taken April 1961, Bala Station
43. 196KFM
Crosville SSG635, 196KFM, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW body, new in May 1959. Behind is 1965 MW SMG543, EFM624C.
Photo taken c. 1974, Smithy Corner, Glandwyfach
44. 199KFM
Crosville CSG638, 199KFM, a Bristol SC4LK built in 1959 with ECW C33F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1968, Victoria Road, Chester
45. 3003AH
Eastern Counties bought a total of 78 Bristol SC bus chassis in the late fifties and early sixties. LC556, 3003AH, dates from 1959. It is seen here in 1978 when in service with Archbishop McIntyre Roman Catholic High School in Stoke on Trent.
Photo taken 1978
46. 6559AH
Eastern Counties LC559, 6559AH, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body, new in 1959
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
47. 6564AH
Eastern Counties LC564, 6564AH, Bristol SC4LK / ECW B35F, new in December 1959.
Photo taken September 1972, Dogs Head Street, Ipswich
48. NFE435
Lincolnshire RCC 2464, NFE435, was a Bristol SC4LK with an ECW B35F body dating from 1959.
Photo taken Monday 13 September 1971, Goole Depot
49. 643LFM
Crosville SSG646, 643LFM, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body new in March 1960, on a Dolgellau service at Bala Station
Photo taken April 1961, Bala Station
50. 6567NG
Eastern Counties LC567, 6567NG, Bristol SC4LK / ECW B35F new in June 1960, withdrawn in 1972 and scrapped 6 years later.
Photo taken 1971, Ipswich Road, Holbrook
51. 6568NG
Eastern Counties LC568, 6568NG, seen at Peterborough Garage, was a Bristol SC4LK with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body, and was one of ten new in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Peterborough Garage
52. 911OFM
Indicating to leave a stop after car parking obstruction, Crosville CSG662, 911OFM follows a period caravan in Flint on the A22 route to or from Mold via Northop. The Bristol SC4LK with ECW C33F body new in June 1960 has been relegated to OMO/OPO bus work, though this doesn't seem to have run to a local destination blind.
Photo taken Friday 24 August 1973, Holywell Road, Flint
53. NFE449
Lincolnshire 2477, NFE449, was a Bristol SC4LK new in 1960 with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
54. OVL404
Former Lincolnshire Road Car 1960 Bristol SC4LK/ECW 2485, OVL404, now with Tillys Bus Co. Ltd. of Southwold, Suffolk. Awaiting passengers returning from a refreshment break at the Harbour Inn, Blackshore, on the last part-bus, part-walking tour of 2013 of of the route of the former Southwold Railway (closed 1929)
Photo taken Thursday 26 September 2013, Blackshore, Southwold, Suffolk
55. 241SFM
Preserved ex-Crosviile SSG668, 241SFM, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body new in 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
56. 6578NG
Eastern Counties LC578, registration 6578NG, numerically the last of a large fleet of Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F bodies that enterered service between 1955 and 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Lowestoft
57. 6578NG
Eastern Counties LC578, 6578NG, was the last of three Bristol SC4LKs with Eastern Coachworks B35F bodies new in March 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Lowestoft Station
58. RFE481
Lincolnshire RCC 2493, RFE481, was a Bristol SC4LK with an ECW B35F body of 1961.
Photo taken Thursday 9 September 1971, North Street, Goole
59. RFE482
Lincolnshire RCC 2494, RFE482, is a 1961 Bristol SC4LK with an ECW B35F body, and represents a style which was once common in the fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 2009, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
60. RFE482
Lincolnshire 2494, RFE482, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, opposite LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln