SCT '61 Photo Index
Daimler CV Single Decker
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1. FRW587
Leon, Finningley 34, FRW587, seen in Glasgow Paddocks, Doncaster, was a Daimler prototype leading to the post-war CVD6 range and was designated TV45.2 with chassis number 12580 and had a Willowbrook B35F body (6001) new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
2. FUP393
Seen at Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Venture, Consett 111, FUP393, was a Willowbrook B35F bodied Daimler CVD6 new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1959, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
3. DUX655
DUX655 is a 1947 Daimler CVD6 originally equipped with ACB 35F half-cab bodywork. It was barely two years old when rebodied with this elegant fully-fronted design by Metalcraft FC33F. Withdrawn from use in August 1966, the vehicle has been preserved in its original “Smith’s Eagle” livery by a group of enthusiasts.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 2013, Toddington, Glos
4. GPT60
Venture of Consett 127, GPT60, a Willowbrook B35F bodied Daimler CVD6
Photo taken John Street, Consett
5. GPT964
Venture, Consett 136, GPT964, was from the second batch of Daimler CVD6s with Willowbrook B35F bodies and was one of twenty new in 1947. It was seen at Marlborough Crescent Bus Station.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1959, Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
6. HTE459
Seen in Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station in Doncaster is HTE459, a Daimler CVD6 with a Plaxton C33F body which had been new in July 1947 to Robinson, Great Harwood. In November 1948 it passed to Leon, Finningley, with whom it is seen here, as number 15.
Photo taken Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
7. JNA244
Seen at Epsom Racecourse was JNA244, a Daimler CVD6 with a Harrington C33F body which had been new in November 1947 to Sharp, Manchester. By the time of this photograph it was in use by Goldhanger Fruit Farms.
Photo taken Monday 7 August 1961, Epsom Racecourse
8. BMS401
Alexander, Falkirk D6, BMS401, a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C33F body, was one of twenty-nine, D2 - D30, new in March 1948, D1 having been delivered in May of the previous year.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Tay Street, Perth
9. BMS405
Preserved Alexander Northern, Aberdeen ND10, BMS405, a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C33F body was seen arriving at the Hillingdon Rally in the older blue/cream livery of Alexander.
Photo taken Sunday 24 June 1979, Hillingdon
10. BMS415
Alexander bought a small batch of Daimler CVD6 coaches with Burlingham bodies in 1948. When the Alexander company was split in the early sixties, this one went to Alexander Northern. It is preserved in their attractive cream and yellow livery ND20, BMS415.
Photo taken 1988, Halifax
11. BMS415
Seen at Stonehaven was Alexander (Northern), Aberdeen ND20, BMS415, a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C33F body. It had been new in August 1948 as Alexander D20 becoming Alexander (Northern) ND20 in May 1961, although the N prefix was not applied until 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1970, Stonehaven
12. BMS416
Preserved Alexander (Northern) ND20, BMS416, a Daimler CVD6 built in 1948 with Burlingham C33F bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1984, The Stray, Harrogate
13. BMS420
Alexander Midland D25, BMS420, seen at Falkirk was a Burlingham C33F bodied Daimler CVD6SD new in 1948, which was sold in October 1965.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Falkirk
14. CAG818
Tumilty (AA, Ayr), Irvine CAG818, a Daimler CVD6SD with a Willowbrook DP35F body is seen opposite their garage in Irvine.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 August 1965, Irvine
15. CRS834
Aberdeen 14, CRS834, was a Daimler CVD6 with a Walker B34R body new in 1948. In 1956 it was rebuilt to B31F for one man operation and in 1963 further rebuilt to DP31F. Renumbered to 44 in March 1967 it was again rebuilt in 1968 to DP29F plus invalid chairs and was seen in this form at King Street Garage. It passed to McLennan, Spittalfield in October 1971.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
16. CUD373
Worth, Enstone CUD373, a Daimler CVD6 with Wilks & Meade C33F body was new to him in January 1948 and, after withdrawal in December 1960 was sold to P.V.D. (Dealer), Dunchurch. Alongside is Jarvis, Middle Barton CTL652, a Dennis Lancet III with a Yeates C35F body dating from February 1948 which had been acquired from Judd, Byfield in December 1957.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
17. FYS308
GCT DS3, FYS308, a Daimler CVD6 with GCT B33D body built 1948. Delivery of this batch of buses stretched from 1949-1953 and DS3 was photographed for an official GCT publication at the bus works.
Photo taken 1949
18. GWX168
Burrows 58, GWX168, seen in Wakefield Bus Station was one of two Daimler CVD6s new in March 1948 with Wilks & Meade C33F bodies. Both were withdrawn in December 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 2 February 1957, Wakefield Bus Station
19. GYG205
Rossie Motors Daimler CVD6 GYG205 with Willowbrook DP35F body, new in 1948, is seen at the Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station in Doncaster.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
20. JPT551
Venture bought sixty Daimler CVD6 buses with Willowbrook B35F bodies between 1946 and 1948. JPT551, number 163, was one of the last ten to be delivered and had by the time of this photograph been fitted with a two piece door and modified cab for one man operation.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 May 1964, Venture's Blackhill garage, Back Park Road, Blackhill
21. KUB695
KUB695, a Daimler CVD6 with Roe B35F body was new to the Farsley Omnibus Company in 1948 as fleet number 8.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 November 1956, Pudsey Bus Station
22. LTN464
Newcastle Transport 364, LTN464, a Daimler CVD6 with Willowbrook B35F new in 1948.
Photo taken 1963
23. MCE201
Seen at Cheltenham Coach Station is MCE201 of Parkin, Borrowash, Derbyshire. It was a Heaver FC35C bodied Daimler CVD6SD.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 1962, Cheltenham Coach Station
24. YJ9636
Dundee 6, YJ9636, was a Weymann B35R bodied Daimler CVD6SD new in 1948, and which was withdrawn later in 1965, seen in Dundee.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Crichton Street, Dundee
25. CL1508
Porto 23, CL-15-08, was a right-hand drive Daimler CVD6 with a locally-made body (details requested please), dating from 1949. Like, Lisbon, Porto had a British influence (including trolleybuses). Here it is seen at their fine Tram Museum adjacent to Massarelos depot.
Photo taken Thursday 17 June 2010, Tram Museum, Porto
26. ECX791
Huddersfield Corporation 91, ECX791, was a Daimler CVG6 with a Willowbrook B34R body new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1957, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
27. FA9073
This Daimler CVD6SD, FA9073, with Burlingham C33F body new in 1949 to Viking, Burton-upon-Trent is seen at Say's garage in Gloucester.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
28. GKV101
Seen at the Sandy Lane garage, Coventry 101, GKV101, was the first of sixteen Daimler CVD6s with Brush B34F bodies which were new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Sandy Lane Garage
29. HKV110
Coventry 110, HKV110, was one of sixteen Brush B34F bodied Daimler CVD6s new in 1949 and was seen at the Harnall Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Harnall Lane Garage
30. HWW768
Burrows 62, HWW768, their third new vehicle in 1949 was a Daimler CVD6 with Wilks & Meade C33F body and is seen on hire to West Yorkshire.
Photo taken Monday 25 August 1958, parking area between Castle Street and Lisbon Street, Leeds
31. HWX40
HWX40 was a Daimler CVD6SD with a Plaxton C33F body new in April 1949 to Kitchin, Pudsey . It is seen here at Elland Road, Leeds when with O'Neill, Spennymoor.
Photo taken Saturday 2 January 1965, Elland Road, Leeds
32. HWX40
A rear view of HWX40 which was a Daimler CVD6SD with a Plaxton C33F body new in April 1949 to Kitchin, Pudsey. It is seen here at Elland Road, Leeds when with O'Neill, Spennymoor.
Photo taken Saturday 2 January 1965, Elland Road, Leeds
33. JFJ873
JFJ873, a Daimler CVD6 with Weymann B35F body, new to Exeter Corporation in 1949 as fleet number 73, becoming 173 after a livery change. Withdrawn in 1966, bought and restored by John Handford in 1995.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 2012, Sandy Lane, Coventry
34. JFJ873
The two preserved Exeter Daimler CVD6s with Weymann B35F bodies were together at the G & W Railway running day. There was a formal photo shoot in the morning and this more relaxed one in the afternoon where passengers were allowed to also take their pictures. JFJ873 was one of the first 3 built in 1949 whereas JFJ875 was built as part of the second batch of three in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2016, Broadway
35. CHL771
West Riding 341, CHL771, was a Daimler CVD6 with Willowbrook B35F body delivered to J Bullock and Sons in 1950 just four months before the takeover by West Riding.
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
36. CHL772
West Riding Autos 342, CHL772, was one of two Daimler CVD6's with Willowbrook B35F body bought by Bullock & Sons in 1950. It was the last bus to be registered by them, just four months before they were taken over by West Riding. Like its sister (341) it had bus seating, but 342 maintained this coach livery.
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
37. CHL772
West Riding Autos 342, CHL772, was one of two Daimler CVD6's with Willowbrook B35F body bought by Bullock & Sons in 1950
Photo taken c.1969, Hollins Hill, Baildon
38. CHL772
The last new vehicle to enter the fleet of Bullock, Featherstone was 342, CHL772, a Daimler CVD6 with a Willowbrook DP35F body, new in May 1950. Along with the other Bullock vehicles it passed to West Riding, Wakefield in September 1950 and is seen here in the yard at Featherstone garage.
Photo taken Saturday 28 April 1956, Featherstone Garage
39. CRJ446
One of Salford's ten Daimler CVG6 single deckers new in 1950 which were fitted with Burlingham B33R bodies, 446, CRJ446, waits in Victoria Bus Station for a trip to Peel Green.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Victoria Bus Station
40. EVY710
Reliance of York (Sheriff's) EVY710, was a Daimler CVD6 with a coach-like Barnaby B35F body of 1950, and remained in service until 1966.
Photo taken 1959, Helmsley Market Place
41. FEA156
Preserved West Bromwich Daimler CVG5 156, FEA156, new in 1950 with a Metro-Cammell B35R body.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2011, Aston Transport Museum, Birmingham
42. FEA156
West Bromwich 156, FEA156, a Daimler CVG5SD with a Metro Cammell B38R body. The chassis was built in 1950 but was not bodied until March 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 8 July 2012, near AMRTM in Aldridge
43. FEA156
Featuring a cut-away rear entrance, typical of some Scottish buses, is West Bromwich 156, FEA156, a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro Cammell B38R body seen at the Oak Lane garage. 156 has been preserved.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, West Bromwich
44. JFJ873
Preserved Exeter Corporation 173, JFJ873, a Daimler CVD6 with Weymann B35F body, new in 1950
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 2009, Duxford
45. JFJ875
Exeter 175, JFJ875, a Daimler CVD6 with a Weymann B35F body new in 1950 is seen here leaving Exeter bus station but had passed, after withdrawal early the following year, to Whipton Chapel, Exeter as a non-P.S.V. by March 1969. The other five in the batch had been withdrawn in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 1968, Exeter Bus & Coach Station
46. JTD830
Morley, Whittleseea JTD830 was a Trans United C33F bodied Daimler CVD6 seen at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough. It had been acquired in December 1956 from Forder, Bingley and it passed to Webster, Pattishall in July 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
47. KXY486
New to Bradshaw, London S.E.18 in July 1950, KXY486 was a Daimler CVD6 with a Harrington FC33F body. In this nearside view it is seen at Victoria Coach Station on hire to Royal Blue whilst in the fleet of Wessex, Bristol.
Photo taken Saturday 5 August 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
48. KXY488
New to Bradshaw, London S.E.18 in July 1950, KXY488 was a Daimler CVD6 with a Harrington FC33F body. It is seen at Victoria Coach Station on hire to Royal Blue whilst in the fleet of Wessex, Bristol.
Photo taken Saturday 22 July 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
49. LAL558
Gash, Newark D05, LAL558, was a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C35F body which had been new in March 1950 seen behind Gash's garage with a Timpson. London S.E.6 Duple Northern bodied A.E.C. Reliance in the background.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Gash's Garage, Bowbridge Road, Newark
50. MMA57
One of S.H.M.D.'s single-decker Northern Counties bodied Daimlers, 57, MMA57, parked in Hamnett Street, Hyde next to the store building that once housed the town's Woolworth's store. Until a bus station was built in the early '60s, this street allowed buses to enter the town's central market area or to leave it (as with this service to 'Walker Fold') for the suburbs.
Photo taken mid 1950s, Hamnett Street, Hyde
51. MMA58
MMA58 was number 58 in the fleet of the S.H.M.D. and was a Daimler CVD6 with a Northern Counties B35R body, one of five new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 14 March 1959, St. Michael's Square, Ashton
52. BTS490
Dundee 10, BTS490, a Daimler CVD6SD with Brush B39R body seen in Dundee was one of ten new in 1951.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Crichton Street, Dundee
53. DMS550
Eastern Coachworks FC37F bodywork conceals the Daimler CVD6SD chassis of Alexander Midland D37, DMS550 seen at the Falkirk garage. One of thirteen such coaches new in 1951 it was sold in December 1965.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Falkirk
54. LAD380
Daimler LAD380 was a CVD6SD with Heaver FC40C body new in 1951 as fleet number 6 with Say, Gloucester at whose garage it is seen. It was burnt out early in 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
55. NTF466
Lancaster City Transport 466, NTF466, a 1952 Daimler CVG5 with Northern Counties bodywork seen on Morecambe Promenade in 1977.
Photo taken July 1977, Morecambe Promenade
56. NTF466
Lancaster City Council 466, NTF466, a Daimler CVG6 / Northern Counties B35F. This bus probably needs no introduction, known locally as the "prison bus" and subsequently preserved by LCT. At one time it ran in blue livery, whether before or after this shot to be clarified.
Photo taken Sunday 6 July 1980, LCT Morecambe depot