SCT '61 Photo Index
Crossley
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1. TP8147
TP8147 was a Crossley Eagle with a Taylor (Eaton) C29F body new to Solent Line, Portsmouth, number 1, in July 1929.
Photo taken Market Place, Romsey
2. CVR760
1936 Crossley Mancunian with Metro-Cammell framed Crossley H28/24R body, former Manchester 558, CVR760.
Photo taken late 1981, Greenfield, Saddleworth
3. EKM395
Maidstone Corporation 41, EKM395, a 1937 all-Crossley Mancunian 48-seater, which survived until 1955.
Photo taken 1953, Maidstone Depot
4. ERH45
Photographed on Chanterlands Avenue North and about to pass the crematorium is Hull Corporation Transport Department Trolley Bus No 45, ERH45, working service 61. No 45 was one of a batch of 20 Crossley TDD4s with Cravens bodies introduced in 1938.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull
5. EVR359
Manchester 2779, EVR359, Crossley Mancunian with Crossley H28/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station alongside 3301.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
6. GNA87
Manchester 1169 and 1167, GNA 87 and GNA85, Crossley TDD4s with Crossley H28/26R bodies, new in 1941, seen in Portland Street at the terminus of the routes from Ashton and Stalybridge in May 1959.
Photo taken Friday 15 May 1959, Portland Street, Manchester
7. JA7603
Stockport 203, JA7603, was one of two Crossley Mancunians with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1941 and is seen joining Wellington Road from Heaton Lane having just left the depot in the right background.
Photo taken Wednesday 12 February 1958, Wellington Road, Stockport
8. GNE247
The chassis of Manchester 2960, GNE247, which entered service in May 1944 was initially on loan to Manchester as number 1217 with the Metro Cammell-Crossley H28/26R body removed from 1211.
Photo taken Wednesday 17 September 1958, Portland Street, Manchester
9. OWB995
Taylor (Ideal), Cudworth bought OWB995 in 1952. This Crossley SD42/9 was fitted with a Burlingham FC37F body and ran until September 1963. It was caught entering Barnsley Bus Station on May 9th 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
10. BRJ901
Salford 247, BRJ901, was a Crossley DD42/3 was new in 1946, as number 77, with the 1938 Metro Cammell H26/24R body from the previous 77, ABA627.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Salford Bus Station
11. BWH113
Seen at Moor Lane bus station in Bolton, reversing off the stand for services 10 and 11, is Cravens H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/3 which was Bolton 299, BWH113, one of sixty-seven with Cravens bodies new in 1946.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
12. BWH121
Bolton's only Crossley double-deckers were seventy-five delivered in 1946, sixty-seven with bodies by Cravens and eight with Crossley bodies. 307, BWH121, one of the Cravens H30/26R bodied ones is seen in Bury waiting to depart for the Football Ground, with another of the batch following.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
13. BWH128
Turning into Moor Lane bus station is Bolton 314, BWH128, one of the eight Crossley DD42/3s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1946, the other sixty-seven of the order having bodies by Cravens.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
14. BWH68
Entering Howell Croft bus station in Bolton is Bolton 254, BWH68, one of sixty-seven Crossley DD42/3s with Cravens H30/26R bodies new in 1946.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Howell Croft Bus Station
15. EN8534
Harkins of Glasgow EN8534, formerly Bury Corporation 100, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R bodywork new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1959, Polmadie, Glasgow
16. EN8535
Bury Corporation 101, EN8535, was a Crossley DD42/3 with a Crossley H30/26R body seen operating a football special service in Bury. It is being followed by a similar bus from the Bolton fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
17. GNF849
Manchester 2919, GNF849, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1946
Photo taken Friday 15 May 1959, Portland Street, Manchester
18. JA7627
Stockport Corporation 227, JA7627, a 1946 Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body
Photo taken Friday 24 April 1959, St. Peter's Square, Stockport
19. JUB727
Leeds 701, JUB727, was numbered 27 when it entered service in August 1946, becoming 701 in November 1948. It was the only Crossley DD42/3 to serve Leeds and had a Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 3 November 1956, Dib Lane, Leeds
20. JUB727
Leeds 701, JUB727, the solitary Crossley DD42/3 new in 1946 with Crossley H30/26R body seen in Leeds Bus Station. This was one of the few Leeds buses to have painted engine covers in the days of exposed radiators.
Photo taken Friday 3 June 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
21. VV9146
VV9146 is a Crossley DD42/3 with a Roe H31/25R, new to Northampton Corporation Transport in 1946.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 June 2016
22. DJY962
Say, Gloucester acquired two Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 from Plymouth and DJY962 is seen at Say's garage in Gloucester
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
23. GR9007
Preserved ex-Sunderland Corporation 13, GR9007, Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2007, Duxford
24. GR9007
Rear view of preserved ex-Sunderland Corporation 13, GR9007, Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2007, Duxford
25. GR9007
Seen at the Clacton Transport Fair and Running Day is Sunderland Corporation Crossley 13, GR9007, carrying the usual massive “Shop at Binns” advert.
Photo taken Sunday 2 June 2013, Clacton Shopping Village
26. GR9007
Sunderland all Crossley DD42/3 13, GR9007, built 1947, one of the visiting vehicles in service at the Ipswich Transport Museum Winter Warmer event.
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013, Ipswich Transport Museum
27. HTF569
Lancaster 569, HTF569, a Crossley DD42/5 with Crossley H30/26R body new in 1947 on driver training duties.
Photo taken December 1965, Lancaster Bus Station
28. JWJ739
Sheffield A 239, JWJ739, was one of six Crossley SD42/3s with Crossley B32R bodies delivered in July 1947, having been ordered by Chesterfield Corporation and diverted to Sheffield. After withdrawal in 1958 it was used for driver tuition and numbered M19 and is seen here in the Pond Street parking area on these duties.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Pond Street Bus Park
29. KWA774
Sheffield 574, KWA774, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Thursday 15 May 1958, Midland Station
30. LNU952
Chesterfield 74, LNU952, a Crossley L26/26R bodied Crossley DD42/5 with the Maltese Cross badge on the radiator.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Elder Way, Chesterfield
31. LNU963
This Crossley DD42/5 with Crossley L26/26R body registered LNU963 was 150 in the Chesterfield fleet and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
32. NRA707
Chesterfield Corporation single deck NRA 707, a Crossley B35R bodied Crossley SD42/7.
Photo taken 1963, Chesterfield
33. CST671
Keith Coaches (Red Rover), Aylesbury acquired CST671, a Crossley DD42/5 with Roe L27/26R body new in 1948, from Todd, Whitchurch in May 1961. New to Wemyss Brothers, Ardersier it passed with the business to W. Alexander in June 1950 where it was numbered RO695. It was sold to Baxter. Airdrie in 1956 and passed to Todd, via L.M.T.(Dealer) in December 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 1963, Aylesbury
34. DBU295
Oldham 295, DBU295, a Crossley SD42/3 with Roe B32F body, built in 1948 with similar 293 (or possibly 298) behind.
Photo taken 1963/64, Oldham Corporation Depot
35. DCT486
Longland, Crowland DCT486 was a 1948 Crossley DD42/5 with a Willowbrook H28/26R body acquired from Delaine, Bourne 27 in June 1956 and was seen at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
36. DCT486
Seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough was Longland, Crowland DCT486 which was a Crossley DD42/5 with a Willowbrook H28/26R body new in November 1948 as Delaine, Bourne 27 and which had been acquired in June 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
37. DCT486
A shot taken at the Beckley premises of Dengates and shows fleet No11, NJ6603, a 1935 Dennis Lancet with a Thurgood B32F body. It was purchased new by Dengates and was withdrawn in 1954 when it became a static office as seen here. It remained in this capacity until the early 60s when it was scrapped. The double decker is DCT486, the 1948 Crossley DD42/5 with Willowbrook H28/26R bodywork. New to Delaine, Bourne, it was acquired by Dengates in 1959 and withdrawn in 1963. It was sold to Cowleys in 1965.
Photo taken early 1960s?, Beckley
38. EKU523
Bradford had only six Crossleys and the last of them 523, EKU523, a DD42/7 with Crossley's own bodywork new in 1948 with H30/26R body but reseated to H32/26R in 1956, was caught here in Union Street.
Photo taken Friday 26 April 1957, Union Street, Bradford
39. EO8795
McGregor, Saltcoats (Clyde Coast), acquired EO8795 from Barrow Corporation 108 in September 1958. It was a Crossley DD42/4 with a Crossley H32/26R body new in November 1948. It was one of five acquired from Barrow, two DD42/5s in February 1957 and three DD42/4s in September 1958.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 June 1963, Princes Street, Ardrossan
40. FNM105
Luton 105, FNM105, was a Crossley DD42/5T with a Crossley L27/26R body and was one of nine new in 1948/9. The Turbo transmitter was replaced by a conventional clutch and crash gearbox in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1960, presumably the Town Centre Library Terminus, Luton
41. FNM106
Luton Corporation 1948 Crossley DD42 with Crossley bodywork, 106, FNM106, on service 6 Luton Library. I do not remember seeing many Crossleys at all in the south, but they seemed antiquated compared to London Transport's RTs also running in Luton. The Corporation bought 29 such Crossleys between 1946 and 1949, with Leyland Titans, Leyland-Albion Lowlanders and later Dennis Lolines and Bristol RE being acquired before being taken over by United Counties on 4th January 1970.
Photo taken October 1960, presumably the Town Centre Library Terminus, Luton
42. GVR192
Manchester 2098, GVR192, a Crossley DD42/4 with a Crossley H32/26R body is seen in Wythenshawe Road.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1960, Wythenshawe Road, Manchester
43. HUP140
Lockey, St. Helen Auckland HUP140 was a Plaxton C33F bodied Crossley SD42/7 new in December 1948 and carries Lockey's all-over black livery. It was withdrawn by December 1961 and was still on the premises, in a derelict condition, in February 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Peel Street, Bishop Auckland
44. JND769
Manchester Corporation 2128, JND769, a 1948 Crossley DD42/7S with Crossley H32/26R body
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street, Manchester
45. JND790
Oh dear ! It's what remained of former Manchester Corporation 2149, JND790, a Crossley DD42/8S which once bore a Crossley H32/26R body, and was new in 1948, and withdrawn in 1967.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1968, off Mill Lane, Bradford
46. JND964
Manchester 2962, JND964, Crossley DD42/5 - Crossley H32/26R at Chorlton-cum-Hardy.
Photo taken Saturday 2 November 1957, Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy
47. KMA197
Clynnog & Trevor KMA197 was a Transun C33F bodied Crossley SD42/3 acquired in May 1952 from Salopia, Whitchurch and is seen in the Chorlton Street coach park in Manchester. It had been new in April 1948 to Watson, Winsford passing to Salopia in October 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 4 June 1960, Chorlton Street, Manchester
48. KPU519
Colchester Corporation 55, KPU519, a unique vehicle in the fleet, a Crossley DD42/3 with Massey H30/26R body new in November 1948, photographed on a wet April Saturday afternoon.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
49. KWB95
Sheffield A 595, KWB95, was one of ten Crossley DD42/3s with N.C.B. H30/26R bodies delivered to Sheffield in January 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Pond Street Bus Station
50. MNW703
The crew take a rest on the seat opposite the Traveller's Rest at Hill Top, the Whingate terminus of the service from Seacroft (South Parkway), whilst a man in a top hat strolls past. Seen on the first day of the route, MNW703, Leeds 703, was one of twenty Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7s new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1956, Hill Top Terminus, Whingate
51. MNW705
Seen here operating a route on which the Crossleys were regular performers is MNW705, Leeds 705, one of twenty Crossley DD42/7s fitted with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1948. They ran regularly on services 67 (Dib Lane) and 68 (Foundry Lane) from the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 April 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
52. MNW705
Leeds 705, MNW705 was one of their all-Crossley DD42/7s.
Photo taken c.1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
53. MNW706
Leeds 706, MNW706, seen at the Bailey's Lane terminus at Seacroft, was one of twenty Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1948. This was at the new North Parkway terminus, an extension along North Parkway as far as Bailey's Lane introduced in October 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 25 March 1956, North Parkway, Seacroft
54. MNW718
Leeds Crossley DD42/7 numbered 718, MNW718, reverses off the parking stand ready for a journey to Horsforth on route 50, a service normally operated by Headingley garage whilst 718 was from the Seacroft garage on the other side of the city.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
55. NRA707
NRA707, a Crossley B35R bodied Crossley SD42/7, was number 7 in the Chesterfield fleet and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
56. NRA708
Chesterfield all Crossley SD42/7 35 seater built in 1948,fleet no. 8, NRA708. BBF 5 East Midlands area shows the buses as being fleet numbers 1-17, but only ten were shown in service at publication (May 1960).
Photo taken Monday 30 August 1971, Crich Tramway Museum
57. AEP766
Seen at the Mid Wales Motorways yard in Welshpool is a Crossley coach AEP766.
Photo taken Sunday 11 August 1963, Welshpool
58. DBN978
Former Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
59. DBN978
Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32F body, new in 1949. This bus survived longer than its sisters by being transferred to the Welfare Department (as seen) and was later preserved.
Photo taken 1966, Bolton
60. DBN978
Bolton Crossley No 8, DBN978
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2010, at Open Day, Rigby Road Tram Depot, Blackpool
61. DBN978
Preserved 1949 Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32R body
Photo taken Saturday 10 August 2013, at Hanging Gate Pub, Diggle
62. DBN978
Bolton 8, DBN978, an all Crossley single decker of 1949. Photograph taken at Tram Remise Lekstraat Amsterdam at approximately midday. This was part of a trip over 5 days and later in the afternoon I drove the bus accross Amsterdam centre in the evening rush to the Diamond Museum. The following day the bus attended a bus rally in Noordwijk along with a few other preserved British buses and many local buses including a number of Royal Tiger Worldmasters.
Photo taken Thursday 13 May 2004, Amsterdam, Nederland
63. EBK572
Portsmouth Corporation 35, EBK572, one of 29 all-Crossley DD42/7T new in 1949 and disposed of by 1967.
Photo taken 1965, Edinburgh Road, Portsmouth
64. EBK585
Portsmouth 52, EBK585, was a Crossley DD42/7T with Crossley H28/24R body new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, The Hard, Portsmouth
65. EBO897
Cardiff had a small number of Crossleys, such as 43, EBO897, seen here in Cardiff Bus Station. It was a DD42/5 with an Alexander L27/26R body new in 1949
Photo taken Cardiff Bus Station
66. EVD406
J Wood of Mirfield 20, EVD406, a former Baxter of Airdrie Crossley DD42/7 of 1949, rebodied by Roe in 1954.
Photo taken 1965, Huddersfield Road, Mirfield
67. EVD406
J Wood of Mirfield 20, EVD406, a former Baxter of Airdrie Crossley DD42/7 of 1949, bought in 1953 and its original Scottish Commercial body replaced by one from Roe in 1954.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
68. EVD406
Woods of Mirfield's Roe-bodied Crossley, ex-Baxter of Airdrie EVD406, looked immaculate following its preservation and refurbishment at the Keighley Bus Museum.
Photo taken June 2002, Denholme Gate
69. EVD406
An unscheduled visitor to the Kingsbridge Running Day (also from Quantock Motors) was J. Wood 20, EVD406, a Crossley double decker.
Photo taken Saturday 21 September 2013, Kingsbridge Bus Station
70. EVD406
Woods of Mirfield's famous Crossley, EVD406, did the photographer the honour of standing at almost the exact spot he took it in 1965. It was running a special free service over the original Woods route from Dewsbury to Mirfield, via Knowle, as part of the Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Ings Grove Park, Mirfield
71. EVD406
Another view of the famous and long-preserved Joseph Wood & Son Roe-bodied Crossley, EVD406.
Photo taken 1965, Longcauseway, Dewsbury
72. FUN319
FUN319 is a Crossley SD42/7 with Burlingham C33F body. It was new in May 1949 to E G Peters of Llanarmon-yn-Ial. It passed to Patterson (Travelsure) of Beadnell and, in 1959, was acquired by Wright Bros of Nenthead; amazingly, it's now in its 57th year with its third owner!
Photo taken Monday 13 April 2015, Central Garage, Nenthead
73. FUN319
FUN319 is a Crossley SD42/7 with Burlingham C33F body. It was new in May 1949 to E G Peters of Llanarmon-yn-Ial. It passed to Patterson (Travelsure) of Beadnell and, in 1959, was acquired by Wright Bros of Nenthead; amazingly, it's now in its 57th year with its third owner!
Photo taken Monday 13 April 2015, Central Garage, Nenthead
74. FUN319
This Crossley SD42/7, FUN319, dates from 1949 and carries a Burlingham coach body seating 33. It was new to Peters of Llanarmon and now carries the livery of Wright of Nenthead.
Photo taken Sunday 18 June 2017, Howland Park And Ride Durham
75. GDL33
Preserved Southern Vectis 103, GDL33, a Crossley SD42/7 with Whitson C33F body, one of two new in June 1949 to Nash of Ventnor (GDL32/33) who were taken over by Southern Vectis, the Crossleys becoming their 102 and 103.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 2009, Duxford
76. JK9995
Marchant, Cheltenham JK9995, a Crossley DD42/5 with East Lancs H28/24R body seen at Cheltenham Bus Station. It had been new to Eastbourne Corporation as their 38 in 1949, one of a batch of 8, all later sold to Marchant.
Photo taken Saturday 20 July 1963, Cheltenham Bus Station
77. JK9995
Crossleys were never common on the South Coast but Eastbourne Corporation took eight in 1949 including 38, JK9995, a DD42/5 with East Lancs H28/24R body. They were all withdrawn at the end of 1962 and the whole batch went to Marchants at Cheltenham
Photo taken Seaside Road, Eastbourne
78. JND791
Preserved Manchester 2150, JND791, a Crossley DD42/8S with Crossley H32/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
79. JND791
Manchester 2150, JND791, is a preserved all-Crossley DD42/8s built in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1977, Bradford Interchange
80. KNA601
Seen travelling along a deserted Piccadilly was Manchester 2161, KNA601, a Crossley DD42/8S with a Crossley H32/26R body new in July 1949. This was the second in the last batch of Crossleys for Manchester which had fleet numbers 2160 to 2219.
Photo taken Sunday 23 February 1958, Piccadilly, Manchester
81. KNA623
Manchester 2183, KNA623, seen at Levenshulme (Lloyd Road) was a Crossley H32/26R bodied Crossley DD42/8S new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 8 March 1958, Lloyd Road, Levenshulme
82. KNA654
Manchester 2214, KNA654, Crossley DD42/8S with Crossley H32/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station. The third batch of Crossleys delivered after the war consisted of sixty vehicles (2160-2219) and 2214-2219 were fitted with saloon heaters (not common at that date).
Photo taken Saturday 2 November 1957, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
83. KTD378
Darwen 42, KTD378, was a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body, seen at Darwen (Circus).
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Darwen Circus
84. LWB298
Sheffield A 598, LWB298, was delivered to Sheffield in January 1949 and was one of four Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies which had been ordered by Liverpool.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Blonk Street
85. LWB299
Sheffield A 599, LWB299, was delivered to Sheffield in January 1949 and was one of four Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies which had been ordered by Liverpool.
Photo taken Thursday 15 May 1958, Pond Street Bus Station
86. LWE163
Burrows 76, LWE163, was a Whitson C33F bodied Crossley SD42/7 new to Sansam, Sheffield in June 1949 and acquired in January 1952, seen here, in Leeds, in the Wellington Street coach station of West Yorkshire to whom it was on hire.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1957, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
87. LWE669
William Ivens and Sons (Timber Merchants) Limited of Rugby ran in with a works service from the Long Buckby, Northampton direction and usually was parked up nightly in the Corporation Street car park in Rugby, where it is seen.
Photo taken early 1962, Corporation Street Car Park, Rugby
88. LWE669
Rear view of William Ivens and Sons LWE669, a Crossley SD42/7 with Yeates C35F body new to Hirst & Sweeting of Sheffield in 1949.
Photo taken early 1962, Corporation Street Car Park, Rugby
89. MNW702
Leeds 702 and 710, MNW702/710, were both all-Crossley DD42/7's with H30/26R bodies dating from 1949.
Photo taken 1962, Torre Road Depot
90. MNW708
Leeds 708, MNW708, was a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body and was seen at the Foundry Lane terminus of route 68 from the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 28 September 1959, Foundry Lane, Leeds
91. MNW711
Leeds City Transport 711 and 706, MNW711 and MNW706, were both Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R dating from 1949.
Photo taken 1962, Sovereign Street Yard, Leeds
92. MNW715
Leeds in common with many operators bought Crossley chassis in the immediate post war period. 715, MNW715, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley bodywork in the postwar blue Leeds livery in Leeds bus station.
Photo taken c.1950, Leeds Central Bus Station
93. MNW719
Leeds 719, MNW719, was one of their all-Crossley DD42/7s. At the time, I was fixated by these Crossleys and somehow thought this early attempt at a flash photo would be worthwhile.
Photo taken c.1962, Dib Lane, Leeds
94. MNW721
Leeds 721, MNW721, the last of a batch of 20 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R bodies, entered service in February 1949 is seen here at Bramley Station on its way to Half Mile Lane. The bus was withdrawn from service in July 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 June 1955, Bramley Station
95. MNW721
Leeds 721, MNW721, the last of the batch of twenty Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R body enters Leeds Bus Station with an unusual working on route 77, normally operated by Leyland bodied PD2s as seen on the left.
Photo taken Saturday 29 October 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
96. NRA708
Chesterfield 8, NRA708, is a preserved all-Crossley SD42/7 of 1949, seen here at the St Leger Bus Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, Doncaster
97. DCF663
DCF663 was a Crossley DD42/3 which was fitted from new with this Strachans FC33F body. It is seen here in Luton whilst with Parkinson, Welwyn Garden City.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1960, Chequer Street, Luton
98. EJA52
Parkin, Borrowash, Derbyshire ran this Crossley SD42/9 with a Yeates C39F body, EJA52, seen at Cheltenham Coach Station trying to get through the melee to his stand for departure.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 1962, Cheltenham Coach Station
99. ERD154
Reading 85, ERD154, is a preserved all-Crossley DD42/8 with an L26/26RD body, dating from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, Doncaster
100. ERD158
Former Reading Corporation 89, ERD158, a Crossley DD42/8 originally with Crossley L26/26RD body, new in 1950. Sold to a showman who removed the bus body and converted it into a lorry with this rather neat cab.
Photo taken Saturday 17 July 1971, Showground, Masham, North Riding of Yorkshire
101. ERD161
Reading 92, ERD161, was one of twelve Crossley DD42/8s with Crossley L26/26RD bodies new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, Blagrave Street, Reading
102. ERD163
Reading Corporation 94, ERD163, and 85, ERD154, Crossley DD42/8 with Crossley L52RD body new in 1950
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 1964, Mill Lane Depot
103. EX6644
Seen in Sheffield was EX6644, a Crossley SD42/7 with a Yeates C35F body from the fleet of Newman (South Bucks Coaches), Slough. New to Felix, Great Yarmouth in January 1950, it was recorded in 2009 as being preserved by Plant, Brereton.
Photo taken Thursday 11 April 1974, Sheffield
104. FBU827
Oldham 368, FBU827, was a Crossley DD42/8S new in July 1950. It had a Crossley H30/26R body and lasted to become Oldham's last non-Leyland bus at the end of 1967. It was the subject of an early preservation project and passed to the Buckley Wells Bus Enthusiasts (later the Crossley Omnibus Society) after withdrawal.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Rochdale Town Hall
105. FBU827
The recent discussions about Derby 27 have prompted me to submit the above photo. The occasion was thee collection of Derby 111 for preservation. We had travelled down in Oldham Crossley 368 (FBU827) seen on the left, to collect 111 (CRC911), the chassis number of which is but three different from that of 368. John Horrocks was the Engineer at Derby at the time and he posed his CVD6 27 (ACH627) in the line as well as what was at the time a training bus, the ex-Coventry COG5 47 (EVC244).
Photo taken Sunday 29 November 1970, Derby Corporation depot, Ascot Drive
106. GGA75
Smith, Barrhead was the bus operating arm of the Scottish Co-operative Wholesale Society and ran GGA75, a Crossley DD42/5 with a Roe L27/26R body which is seen here at the Nitshill terminus.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 April 1960, Nitshill
107. JOJ489
Birmingham City Transport bought huge numbers of new buses in the early post war years. 2489, JOJ489, is a 1950 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley bodywork to Birmingham's standard design.
Photo taken 1996, at Heart of the Pennines Rally, Halifax
108. JOJ489
Birmingham 2489, JOJ489, a Crossley DD42/6 with a Crossley H30/24R body, new in 1950
Photo taken 1996, Manchester Musuem of Science & Industry
109. JOM800
Canham, Whittlesea JOM800 was a Crossley SD42/7 with a Beccols C33F body acquired from Jackson, Castle Bromwich in August 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
110. LDE340
With a most appropriate front, Harper Bros., Heath Hayes 14, LDE340, was acquired in June 1953 from Silcox, Pembroke Dock with a Silcox C35F body. In February 1959 it was fitted with a Harper B37F body and a Leyland 8.6 litre engine.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964
111. LTC771
Ashton-under-Lyne 77, LTC771, a Crossley TDD42/2 with Crossley H30/26R body turns from its terminus in Portland Street into Aytoun Street on its way to Stalybridge in May 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Portland Street, Manchester
112. CRC911
Preserved Derby Corporation 111, CRC911, a 1951 Crossley DD42/8 with Brush bodywork, seen on the East Pennine Transport Group rally to Huddersfield
Photo taken Sunday 11 August 1985, at the new Wallace Arnold Gelderd Road Depot, Leeds
113. CRC911
Preserved ex-Derby 111, CRC911, a Brush H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/8A climbs up out of Halifax on the Trans Pennine Rally heading for Harrogate.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, at Halifax
114. CRC911
The recent discussions about Derby 27 have prompted me to submit the above photo. The occasion was thee collection of Derby 111 for preservation. We had travelled down in Oldham Crossley 368 (FBU827) seen on the left, to collect 111 (CRC911), the chassis number of which is but three different from that of 368. John Horrocks was the Engineer at Derby at the time and he posed his CVD6 27 (ACH627) in the line as well as what was at the time a training bus, the ex-Coventry COG5 47 (EVC244).
Photo taken Sunday 29 November 1970, Derby Corporation depot, Ascot Drive
115. EDB575
Preserved Stockport Corporation 321, EDB575, a 1951 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body
Photo taken Saturday 17 May 2008, Manchester Museum of Transport
116. EDB575
Preserved Stockport 321, EDB575, a 1951 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body, seen on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken c.1969, Hollins Hill, Baildon
117. EDB575
Stockport 321, EDB575, is the since-preserved Crossley. Was it preserved when seen or still in service?
Photo taken 1969, Heaton Lane Depot
118. EDB578
Stockport 324, EDB 578, Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 in George Street, Manchester adjacent to Piccadilly Gardens.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 January 1958, George Street, Manchester
119. EDB975
With the Crossley factory within the borough boundary, Stockport not unnaturally supported local industry when buying buses. 321, EDB975, dates from 1951 and is a Crossley DD42/7 with bodywork by the chassis builder.
Photo taken Saturday 5 December 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
120. FCT519
Delaine, Bourne 33, FCT519, a Crossley DD42/8 with a Strachan H31/28RD body new in May 1951, is seen here in the Bishops Road Bus Station in Peterborough. It was sold to Whippet, Hilton in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
121. GET508
Rotherham Corporation 208, GET508, last numerically of a batch of six Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies, new in 1951.
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1964, Rotherham
122. GKV100
Seen at the Harnall Lane garage, Coventry 100, GKV100, was a Crossley DD42/7T with a Metro-Cammell H31/27R body which was new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Harnall Lane Garage, Coventry
123. GWN816
Southport Corporation 116, GWM816, a 1951 Crossley SD42/7 with a Crossley B32F body at Brough during the 2014 Brough & Kirkby Stephen Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 2014, Brough
124. HBE541
HBE541, a Crossley Empire TDD42/3 built in 1951 with Roe H54R body as Cleethorpes 163 but shown here as part of the Walsall Corporation fleet (850) on driver training duties nearing the bus station.
Photo taken Aug 1968, Walsall, near bus station
125. JOJ489
A rear view of preserved former Birmingham C.T. 2489, JOJ489, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/24R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
126. JVU746
Manchester 1241, JVU746, Crossley TDD64/1 with Crossley H36/30R body was from a batch of sixteen delivered in 1951 which were used mainly on peak hour duties. This batch represented the only post war 6-wheel Crossley trolleybuses built.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 October 1957, Aytoun Street
127. JVU758
In 1951 Manchester Corporation Transport took delivery of the only Crossley TDD64 chassis built, complete with Crossley H36/30R 8-feet wide bodywork, numbered 1240 to 1255 JVU745-760. 1253 JVU758 is seen in Miller Street on 23 April 1959 on service 213 to Greenhays.
Photo taken Thursday 23 April 1959, Miller Street
128. SVW451
Colchester 6, SVW451, the first of a pair of Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken February 1966, Colchester Bus Station
129. CRC911
Ex Derby Corporation 111, CRC911, a 1952 Crossley DD42/8A with Brush body.
Photo taken Sunday 1 July 2012, Wirksworth Station
130. CRC912
Derby 112, CRC912 was a Crossley DD42/8A with a Brush H30/26R of 1952.
Photo taken October 1967, Ascot Drive Depot, Derby
131. HET510
Rotherham Corporation 210, HET510, a 1952 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Bridge Street, Rotherham
132. HET513
Rotherham Corporation 213, HET513, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R body, built in 1952. This bus is now preserved.
Photo taken 1968, Main Street, Rotherham
133. HET513
Rotherham 213, HET513, is the now-preserved Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body dating from 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Westgate, Rotherham
134. LDF815
This Yeates C37F bodied Crossley SD42/9A, LDF815, seen here with Say, Gloucester, had the optional chrome radiator surround with the central strip and was new to Say in April 1952 with fleet number 8.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
135. OTD575
Darwen 44, OTD575, a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body was seen in Darwen.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Market Street, Darwen
136. TVX496
Colchester Corporation 8, TVX496, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H56R body new in October 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
137. KVA750
Baxter, Airdrie 103, KVA750, was exhibited at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show as a Crossley CMU3RV272 Reliance with a Crossley B44F body and entered service in November 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
138. 88CMV
Associated Commercial Vehicles demonstrator 88CMV, a Crossley Regent V (CMD3RV001) with Park Royal H33/28R body new in 1955 seen in King Street, Leeds whilst on trial with Ledgard, Armley.
Photo taken Saturday 26 January 1957, King Street, Leeds
139. 88CMV
O.K. Motor Services, Bishop Auckland 88CMV, a Crossley CMD3RV Regent V with a Crossley H33/28R body was originally a demonstrator and is seen in Bishop Auckland.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1969, Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland
140. 435BTE
Darwen 18, 435BTE, was a Crossley MU3RV1350 Reliance with an East Lancs B43F body, one of two new in 1957. Basically this was an A.E.C. Reliance, badged as a Crossley.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Darwen Circus