SCT '61 Photo Index
Daimler Freeline
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1. LRW377
Samuel Ledgard LRW377 was an ex-demonstrator Daimler Freeline with a Duple B36D body new in 1951 and is seen at the Weston Estate terminus of the service from Otley Bus Station on which it was a regular performer with Ledgard arriving in 1956 and serving until 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 30 June 1957, Weston Estate Terminus, Otley
2. LRW377
Ledgard, Armley LRW377, a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Duple B36D body, is seen in Otley on the Weston Estate service. This had been a Daimler demonstrator new in October 1951 and was acquired in July 1956 from Transport Vehicles (Daimler) Ltd.
Photo taken Sunday 30 June 1957, Otley
3. LWR840
Seen on the parking area at the Coliseum Bus Station in Blackpool is Pyne, Harrogate LWR840, a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Burlingham Seagull C39C body which had been new in July 1952.
Photo taken Monday 15 April 1963, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
4. LWW571
LWW571 was a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Burlingham DP44F body and was number 15 in the fleet of Pepper, Thurnscoe to whom it was new in October 1952. It was the third bus body to be built by Burlingham on an underfloor engined chassis and is seen in Barnsley Bus Station having just arrived from Thurnscoe.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
5. LWW571
A nearside rear view of LWW571, a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Burlingham DP44F body, seen on the parking ground close to Barnsley Bus Station. This was the third bus body built by Burlingham on an underfloor engined chassis and was number 15 in the fleet of Pepper, Thurnscoe to whom it was new in October 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, near Barnsley Bus Station
6. LWW571
Pepper, Thurnscoe 15, LWW571, was a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Burlingham DP44F body new in October 1952, which is seen here in Barnsley close to the bus station.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, near Barnsley Bus Station
7. NAL782
Gash, Newark D06, NAL782, was the first of a pair of Daimler D650HS coaches with Burlingham Seagull C41C bodies new in May and July 1952 respectively, seen on a visit to Gash's garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Gash's Garage, Bowbridge Road, Newark
8. PDD472
A rear view of PDD472 seen here with Foster, Glastonbury. It was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Duple Elizabethan C41C body.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1971
9. FHS883
When I took this photograph back in 1975 I thought it would remain a mystery for ever until it came up in comments on a totally unrelated vehicle. I had noted the registration as FHS883 on a previous visit without my camera, and it was recognisable as a Daimler Freeline from the wheel trims, with obviously a Burlingham Seagull body, but that was as far as I got at the time.
Photo taken Sunday 30 March 1975, Dewsbury Road, Gomersal, West Yorkshire
10. LCE800
A poor shot of Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (Burwell & District) LCE800, which was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Plaxton Venturer II C41C body new in May 1953, seen here in Burwell.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 1966, Burwell
11. LGA405
LGA405, seen with A.E. Gillard, Normanton, was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Duple Coronation Ambassador body, new in 1953 to Northern Roadways, Glasgow, when its configuration was C30CT.
Photo taken Saturday 14 February 1959, Millgarth Street Car Park, Leeds
12. PLG967
S.H.M.D. 67, PLG967, a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Northern Counties B34+27C standee body new in 1953 seen at St. Michaels' Square, Ashton.
Photo taken Saturday 14 March 1959, St. Michael's Square, Ashton
13. KHR782
Rare bird Swindon Corporation 82, KHR782, was the second of four Daimler Freeline D650HS with Park Royal B34C body new in January 1954, though delivered the previous month.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1970, Corporation Street Depot, Swindon
14. NVE1
A rear view of NVE1, a Willowbrook C41C bodied Daimler D650HS Freeline, new in 1954, in the fleet of Mansfield, Burling & Welsh, Burwell (t/a Burwell & District).
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 1966
15. NVE1
Burwell & District Motor Services of Burwell, Cambridgeshire had three Daimler Freelines. NVE1 was a D650HS model & was new in March 1955 with this rather stubby looking Willowbrook C41C coachwork.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
16. RVM37
Stevenson, Spath RVM37 was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Duple Elizabethan C41C body seen at their garage.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 1967
17. UHY211
Not quite what it seems! UHY211 was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Heaver C41C body seen here at Victoria Coach Station with Monarch, Bristol to whom it was new in 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
18. VDH740
Seen here after withdrawal by Foster, Glastonbury. is VDH740, a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Duple Elizabethan C41C body, which had been new in July 1955 to Central, Walsall.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1971
19. 120JRB
Tailby & George (Blue Bus Services), Willington 120JRB is seen during the H.C.V.C. Rally. It was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Burlingham Seagull C37F body.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1973
20. 120JRB
Tailby & George (Blue Bus), Willington DR18, 120JRB, seen at their garage was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Burlingham C37F body new in June 1959
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 1967
21. UVE101
To add to recent excellent Burwell & District photographs, here is UVE101 at the Little Eversden terminus awaiting return leg of route 3 to Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge. It was a rare combination of late Daimler Freeline D650H/S and early Plaxton Panorama C41F body which served purely the Burwell company for just over fifteen years from June 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1972, Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire
22. UVE101
New in June 1959, this Burwell and District Daimler Freeline D650H/S reg no. UVE101 was taken from the front nearside seat of an ENOC Bristol K on service 105 from Colchester to Walton in August 1959.
Photo taken Friday 7 August 1959, at the junction with The Street, Weeley, Essex
23. UVE101
UVE101, a Daimler D650HS Freeline in the fleet of Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (Burwell & District), Burwell, had a Plaxton Panorama C41F body and was new in June 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, High Street, Burwell
24. XRW403
Coventry 403, XRW403, was a Daimler D650HS Freeline with a Willowbrook C41F body new in 1959. It was one of three, 401-403, which were painted in the coach livery of sky blue and cream between 1965/6 and December 1967 when they reverted to standard fleet colours of ivory and red.
Photo taken Sunday 19 March 1967, Coventry
25. FEX121
Rear view of Great Yarmouth 21, FEX121, a relatively rare Daimler Freeline 6HLW with Roe B43F body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 30 June 1964, Sea Front, Great Yarmouth
26. FEX524
Great Yarmouth 24, FEX524, a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Roe DP43F body, new in January 1962, was seen in Great Yarmouth.
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1967, Great Yarmouth
27. FEX525
Great Yarmouth 25, FEX525, a Daimler G6HS Freeline with a Roe DP43F body, new in January 1962, was seen in Great Yarmouth.
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1967, Great Yarmouth
28. AEX19B
Great Yarmouth Corporation 19, AEX19B, Daimler Freeline / Roe DP43F, new in April 1964.
Photo taken September 1971, Great Yarmouth