SCT '61 Photo Index
Leyland PD1
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1. AHE163
Preserved Yorkshire Traction 726H, AHE163, a 1946 Leyland Titan PD1 with Roe bodywork is seen in a partially restored state in the nineteen nineties.
Photo taken mid 1990s, Halifax
2. BCK435
Ribble 2492, BCK435, a Leyland PD1/3 from 1946 with a Burlingham L27/26RD body dating from 1955 seen in Manchester on the X60 service to Blackpool
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Manchester (L.M.S.)
3. BG9225
Preserved Birkenhead Corporation 105, BG9225, a Leyland Titan PD1A with Massey H30/26R body new in December 1946.
Photo taken Saturday 25 June 2011, Kelsall Steam & Vintage Show, Cheshire
4. CTH826
Clark, Dumfries CTH826 was a Leyland PD1A with a Leyland L27/26R body which had been new to James, Ammanford in 1946.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
5. DED797
Whiteways DED797, ex Warrington PD1 (and now in preservation) at their depot. New in 1946 and numbered 16 in the Warrington fleet, it carried a Leyland-style H56R body which was contracted out to Alexander.
Photo taken Thursday 15 April 1976, Waenfawr
6. DED797
Whiteways DED797 was ex-Warrington 18, a Leyland PD1 with a Leyland-style body which was contracted out to Alexander in 1946, and is now in preservation.
Photo taken July 1976, Caernarvon
7. DED797
Warrington 16, DED797, showing the different style emergency exit window fitted to this Alexander built Leyland H30/26R body. This bus later passed to Whiteways, Waunfawr in June 1963. It is seen here in Warrington.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Warrington
8. EED5
Warrington Corporation 27, EED5, a 1946 Leyland Titan PD1 with Leyland bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, Meadowhall, Sheffield
9. EN8540
Clark, Dumfries acquired EN8540 in May 1959 from Bury Corporation where it had been number 106. The Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body had been new in 1946 and was one the earliest post-war Leylands, the chassis having been built in 1945.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
10. EN8547
Bury 113, EN8547, was one of fifteen Leyland PD1s with Roe H31/25R bodies delivered in 1946. These were among the first PD1s delivered and 113 is seen in Bury.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Bury
11. EYG33
Felix, Hatfield 23, EYG33, a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1, joined the fleet in 1946 and is seen here at Churchgate, Doncaster awaiting departure on the service to Armthorpe.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Churchgate, Doncaster
12. GTB165
Seen in Darwen was GTB165 which was number 4 in the Corporation fleet. It was a Leyland PD1 with an Alexander H30/26R body, one of fifty built under sub-contract from Leyland when their capacity was stretched in the early post-war years.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Darwen
13. GTB167
Darwen 6, GTB167, a Leyland PD1 with an Alexander H30/26R body, built under sub-contract from Leyland, is seen at Darwen (Circus).
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Darwen (Circus)
14. GTD481
Laurie, Hamilton, 'Chieftain', acquired GTD481, a Leyland PD1 with an Alexander H30/26R body new in 1946 from Accrington Corporation 101 earlier in 1959 and numbered it 48. This was one of the fifty bodies built by Alexander under sub-contract from Leyland and it can be distinguished by the four short ventilation slots arranged horizontally at the upper edge of the cab door framework compared to the two longer slots arranged one above the other on the adjacent Leyland bodied PD2.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959
15. GTD497
Haslingden 25, GTD497, a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with an Alexander built Leyland H30/26R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Haslingden
16. GUF667
Mexborough and Swinton 15, GUF667, a Leyland PD1 with Park Royal H32/26R body which started life in 1946 with Southdown as a 54 seater. In 1963, it was bought by Mexborough and Swinton who added four more seats before entering service.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Greasbrough Road/Bridge Street, Rotherham
17. GUF674
Southdown 274, GUF674, a Leyland Titan PD1 with Park Royal H54R body, new in 1946.
Photo taken Wednesday 13 April 1960, Southdown Worthing depot
18. HF9576
Seen in Dumfries with Gibson, Moffat HF9576 was a Leyland PD1 with an M.C.C.W. H30/26R body which had been new to Wallasey Corporation in 1946.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
19. HLY480
Birch Brothers took delivery in 1946/7 of ten Leyland PD1s with Birch L28/25F bodies. Seven of them received new MCCW H30/26R bodies in 1956/7 and the first of these K180, HLY480, is seen at Bedford after the rebodying acting as a relief on the 203 service to London.
Photo taken Saturday 6 February 1960, De Parys Avenue, Bedford
20. HLY480
Birch Brothers Leyland Titan / MCW HLY480 which along with others in the batch were regular visitors to London Kings Cross on service 203 from Rushden via Bedford. This is seen on the more local 212, Luton to Henlow Camp.
Photo taken October 1960, Luton Midland Station
21. HLY482
Birch Bros. K182, HLY482, was a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Birch L28/25F body. It was rebodied in 1957 with an MCCW H30/26RD body as seen here outside the garage at Rushden.
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, Rushden
22. HLY483
Birch Bros K183, HLY483 was a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Birch L28/25F body. It was rebodied in 1956 with an MCCW H30/26R body as seen here outside the garage at Henlow Camp.
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, Henlow Camp
23. HLY483
A second shot of Birch Bros K183, HLY483 which was a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Birch L28/25F body. It was rebodied in 1956 with an MCCW H30/26R body as seen here outside the garage at Henlow Camp.
Photo taken Sunday 14 March 1965, Henlow Camp
24. HLY483
Birch Bros. K183 HLY483 is seen carrying the original Birch L28/25F bodywork on its 1946 Leyland PD1 chassis. In 1956 these coaches were downgraded to bus work and received MCW Orion style rear entrance bodywork remaining in service until 1965.
Photo taken 1950, King's Cross Coach Station, Judd Street
25. JUG622
Leeds 322, JUG622, seen allegedly operating route 71 to Guiseley from Rockingham Street Bus Station in Leeds was on an enthusiasts tour. The Guiseley route had ceased to operate after 30th April 1955 and the stop board has been removed from the pole. 322 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1 dating from May 1946.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Leeds
26. JUG622
Seen climbing Butt Lane at Farnley on an enthusiasts special tour is Leeds 322, JUG622, a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body. The 47 service to Old Farnley was not operated by Bramley garage where 322 was based and was normally served by A.E.C. Regent IIIs or A.E.C. Regent Vs from Sovereign Street garage.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Butt Lane, Farnley
27. JUG624
Leeds 324, JUG624, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R new in May 1946 retained its Leyland E181 engine until withdrawal in May 1960. The batch of 15 vehicles, except for 331, maintained the service on route 46 Bramley to Belle Isle for many years as well as performing other duties.
Photo taken Saturday 16 March 1957, Whingate, Leeds
28. JUG625
Leeds 325, JUG625, one of the fifteen 1946 delivery of Roe bodied Leyland PD1s seen at Bramley Broad Lane where it has just reversed into Blairsville Grove after a short working on the Rodley route.
Photo taken Monday 19 September 1955, Bramley Broad Lane, Leeds
29. JUG627
Leeds City Transport 327, JUG627, was one of fifteen Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1s delivered in 1946 and numbered 319-333. From January 1949 they spent their days at Bramley Garage and, with the exception of 331, were used mainly on route 46 from Bramley Town End to Belle Isle and Middleton.
Photo taken Friday 26 September 1958, Church Road, Armley
30. JUG630
Leeds 330, JUG630, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R, new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 20 March 1959, Belle Isle terminus, Leeds
31. JUG631
Leeds 331, JUG631, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R entered service in May 1946 and was fitted with a Leyland O600 engine around 1948 after which it became a regular performer on the Rodley route. Here seen in Wellington Street outside the West Yorkshire Coach Station it was not withdrawn until July 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 June 1957, Wellington Street, Leeds
32. JUM377
Samuel Ledgard JUM377 was one of six Leyland PD1s with Leyland H30/26R bodies new to Ledgard in 1946. Seen here in King Street, Leeds, it remained in service until 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1956, King Street, Leeds
33. LEV917
Eastern National 2102, LEV917, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Leyland/Alexander O33/26R body. It was new to the City Coach Company in 1946, passing to Westcliff and then Eastern National as the respective fleets were taken over.
Photo taken Southend Sea Front, by the pier
34. LEV917
Eastern National SD2102, LEV917, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Leyland/Alexander O33/26R body. Originally part of the City Coach fleet, passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in 1952 and then to Eastern National before conversion to open top in 1958.
Photo taken Canvey Rally
35. LEV917
Eastern National SD2102, LEV917, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Leyland/Alexander O33/26R body. Originally part of the City Coach fleet, it passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in 1952 and then to Eastern National before conversion to open top in 1958. It is seen here during its last summer in the Eastern National fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Shoebury Common
36. LEV917
Eastern National 1112, LEV917, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Leyland/Alexander O33/26R body. Originally part of the City Coach fleet, it passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in 1952 and then to Eastern National before conversion to open top in 1958. Later numbered 2102.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Kursaal, Southend
37. LEV918
Eastern National SD1113, LEV918, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Leyland/Alexander O33/26R body. Originally City Coach LD2, it passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in 1952 and then to Eastern National before conversion to open top in 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1964, Southend Western Esplanade
38. LEV918
Eastern National 1113, LEV918, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Leyland/Alexander O33/26R body. Originally City Coach LD2, it passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in 1952 and then to Eastern National before conversion to open top in 1958. Later renumbered as 2103.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Kursaal, Southend
39. LEV920
Eastern National 1111, LEV920, a Leyland PD1/1 with Beadle L52R body, new to City Coach Co in 1946, then to Westcliff, then to ENOC. LEV920 was later converted to open-top.
40. BBV322
Blackburn 91, BBV322, Leyland PD1 with Samlesbury H30/26R body, one of thirty five delivered in 1947. Ten, including this one, had bodies to Leyland design built by Samlesbuy; ten had Crossley bodies and fifteen had Leyland built bodies.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Accrington
41. BCK421
Samuel Ledgard BCK421, a Leyland PD1A with Leyland H32/26R body, new in 1947 and bought by Samuel Ledgard in 1961 from Ribble and behind BCK633, identical spec to BCK421 but ex-Preston Corporaton, also in 1947
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1967, Otley
42. BCK422
Samuel Ledgard BCK422, a Leyland PD1A with Leyland H32/26R body, new in 1947 and bought in 1961 from Ribble.
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1967, Otley
43. BCK441
Samuel Ledgard BCK441, formerly Ribble 2498, started life in 1947 as a Brush-bodied Leyland PD1A. Rather like an old brush with a new handle and a new head, in 1955 it received an 8 foot Burlingham body, and was re-engined to become a PD2/3.
Photo taken 1967, West Yorkshire depot, Bradford
44. BCK460
United Services (Cooper Bros) BCK460, was former Ribble 2517, a Leyland PD1A/Brush of 1947, and given a Burlingham L27/26RD body in 1955. It was sold to Coopers in 1965 and withdrawn in 1972.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield
45. BCK621
Samuel Ledgard BCK621, a Leyland PD1A with Leyland H32/26R body, new in 1947 and bought by Samuel Ledgard in 1961 from Preston Corporation
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1967, Otley
46. BCK633
Samuel Ledgard BCK633, a Leyland PD1A with Leyland H32/26R body, new in 1947 and bought by Samuel Ledgard in 1961 from Preston Corporation and behind BCK421, identical spec to BCK633 but ex-Ribble, also in 1947
Photo taken Saturday 1 July 1967, Otley
47. BRJ944
Salford 290, BRJ944, a Metro Cammell H28/26R bodied Leyland PD1, one of eighteen new in 1947 was seen at Third Avenue, Trafford Park.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
48. BRN155
Scout Motor Services 5, BRN155, was a Leyland PD1 with Leyland L27/26R body new in 1947 and it is seen at Singleton Street, Preston in company with 21, ACK529, a Leyland TD7 new in 1941, also with a Leyland L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 1957, Singleton Street, Preston
49. BVD927
Northern Counties L27/26R bodied Leyland PD1, BVD927, had been new as Central S.M.T. L238 in 1947 but was, when photographed, HH12 in the Scottish Omnibuses fleet having been acquired in 1961. It was sold in December 1965.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Bathgate
50. BVD933
Rear view of Scottish Omnibuses HH18, BVD933, a Leyland L27/26R bodied Leyland PD1 had been new as Central S.M.T. L244 in 1947. It was acquired in 1961 and was sold in February 1966.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Bathgate
51. BWH833
Bolton 332, BWH833, delivered in 1947 was a Leyland PD1/2 with Northern Counties H30/26R body and was one of a batch of fifteen, a further fifteen having Manchester style Crossley bodies. The PD1/2 was the air braked version and was unique to Bolton.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane bus station, Bolton
52. CJG959
Preserved East Kent CJG959, a Leyland L27/26R bodied Leyland PD1A dating from 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 5 May 1968, A23 south of Crawley
53. DBU246
Oldham Corporation 246, DBU246, a 1947 Leyland Titan PD1/3 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1995, Huddersfield
54. DDR414
Plymouth 114 DDR414 is a 1947 Leyland Titan PD1A with unusual lowbridge Weymann bodywork. This body design was one of the most attractive examples of the coachbuilders art.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 2010, Chatsworth Rally
55. EDT680
Barrass, Doncaster, trading as Don Motors, operated this 1947 Leyland PD1, EDT680, with Leyland H30/26R body on his share of the joint service to Rossington. It is seen here awaiting departure time at Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster.
Photo taken Friday 19 April 1957, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
56. EED8
EED8 is a Leyland Titan PD1 with Leyland H56R body new in 1947 to Warrington as their number 24. It is owned by NWVRT and they have repainted it recently into Warrington colours. It was one of three half cabs in service during their recent rally at Kirkby
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 2014, Industrial Estate near Kirkby
57. EN8823
The second batch of Leyland PD1 deliveries to Bury had Northern Counties H30/26R bodies as typified by 129, EN8823, the last in a batch of thirteen delivered in 1947 which is seen in Bury.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Bury
58. EN9035
Seen in Rochdale during the Town's Centenary celebrations was Bury 135, EN9035, the second of a batch of fifteen Leyland PD1As with Weymann H30/26R bodies new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 1956, Rochdale
59. GAA951
GAA951 the first of the second pair of Leyland PD1As with Leyland L27/26R bodies new to Chisnell (King Alfred) in 1947 is seen in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, The Broadway, Winchester
60. GFM918
T.D. Alexander (Greyhound), Arbroath GFM918 was a Leyland PD1A with Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body new as Crosville M533 in 1947. Seen in Arbroath, Alexander had acquired it in July 1961 from Hunter & Nelson, Arbroath.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Arbroath
61. GPW351
Eastern Counties AP351, GPW351, a Leyland PD1A with ECW L53R body, new in 1947
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Lowestoft - Photo of the Week 20/9/00
62. GTB903
Preserved Lytham St Annes 19, GTB903, a all-Leyland Titan PD1/H56R new in 1946, catching Ian by surprise near the tower
Photo taken Saturday 25 May 2013, Blackpool
63. GTC565
Darwen 7, GTC565, was a Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD1A new in 1947 and is seen in the bus station in Darwen.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Darwen
64. GTC567
Darwen 9, GTC567 was a Leyland PD1A with a Leyland H30/26R body which was in the bus station in Blackburn when photographed.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 October 1964, Blackburn Bus Station
65. GVR218
Manchester 3016, GVR218, a Leyland PD1 with Metro Cammell H32/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
66. GVR278
Manchester 3076, GVR278, seen near Cannon Street Bus Station in Manchester was a Leyland PD1/3 with a Metro Cammell H32/26R body new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 16 February 1958, Manchester, Cannon Street Bus Station
67. J9526
Jersey Motor Transport 31, J9526, a Leyland PD1 with Leyland H30/26R body, new in 1947, with behind one of the ex-London Transport RTLs.
Photo taken July 1968, St. Helier Weighbridge approach
68. JNN384
Seen undergoing restoration at Quantock Motor Services workshops is JNN384, a 1947 ex Barton Transport of Chilwell Leyland PD1 with Duple front entrance body. Unusual in having double sliding entrance doors. Fleet number 467.
Photo taken Saturday 28 May 2011, Langley Marsh, Somerset
69. JNN384
A recent shot showing the extensive restoration being done to Barton 467, JNN384, a Leyland PD1 with Duple body, in comparison with the earlier shot taken 3 years ago.
Photo taken Saturday 10 May 2014, Langley Marsh
70. JP6032
Wigan 34, JP6032, a Leyland PD1A with Leyland L27/26R body, new in September 1947.
Photo taken 1974, Huddersfield Station
71. JP6032
Wigan were firm Leyland buyers from the advent of the TD1 onwards. 34, JP6032, is a 194 Leyland Titan PD1A with Leyland's own lowbridge bodywork, new in 1947
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Ledgard Running Day, Pudsey
72. JP6032
The classic lines of the Leyland bodywork. The bus is Wigan 34, JP6032, a 1947 Leyland Titan PD1A. The destination shows one of Wigan's more idiosyncratic destinations.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Ledgard Running Day, Pudsey
73. KHW622
Samuel Ledgard KHW622, was a Leyland PD1A with an unusual Bristol Brislington H30/26R body of 1947. It was former Bristol Omnibus C4011 until purchased by Ledgard in 1961.
Photo taken 1966, Otley
74. LEV918
The other two Leyland PD1/1 double deckers City Coach acquired in 1947, their first double deckers, had highbridge Alexander bodywork. After takeover by Westcliff the former LD2, LEV918, stands at the Benfleet terminus with a 26 to Canvey Leigh Beck.
Photo taken mid 1950s, Benfleet Station
75. LEV919
Eastern National SD1110, LEV919, a Leyland Titan PD1/1 with Beadle O33/26R body. Originally City Coach LD3, it passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in 1952 and then to Eastern National before conversion to open top in 1959. Later renumbered 2100.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1964, Southend Western Esplanade
76. LEV920
In 1947 City Coach acquired their first double deckers, a batch of four Leyland PD1/1s. Two, as LD4, LEV920, seen here in Romford Market Square on the way to Southend, had lowbridge Beadle bodies.
Photo taken 1940s/early 1950s, Romford Market Square
77. MNO194
Eastern National 1116, MNO194, seen at Braintree was new in 1947 and was a Leyland PD1 with a Leyland L27/26R body. It was new as Hicks Brothers 82, but control of Hicks had passed to Eastern National in 1950 after Hicks sold out to the British Transport Commission and it was renumbered 1116 in the 1954 renumbering. In 1955 Hicks Brothers was wound up and the vehicles transferred to the main fleet. In 1961 it was rebuilt to PO33/26R and again renumbered, to 2104, in August 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Braintree
78. MPU36
An official ECW shot of Eastern National 3975, MPU36, a Leyland PD1A with ECW L53R body. This was one of the ENOC vehicles that were transferred to United Counties in 1952, becoming their fleet number 583.
Photo taken Wednesday 27 August 1947
79. MPU48
New in 1947 as Eastern National 3987, Leyland PD1 MPU48 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body, was renumbered 1115 in July 1954 as seen here in Braintree.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Braintree
80. MPU52
Preserved Eastern National MPU52, a Leyland PD1A with ECW L27/26R body, new in 1947 and now preserved at the Castle Point Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, Castle Point Transport Museum, Canvey Island.
81. MPU52
One of Eastern National's batch of ECW-bodied Leyland PD1As, CY1121, MPU52, seen at Benfleet Station (with Canvey in the background).
Photo taken Benfleet Station
82. XG9304
Middlesbrough 52, XG9304, one of three Leyland PD1s with Northern Counties L27/26R bodies new in 1947 seen at Winkleigh. It had been in preservation since December 1971.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
83. XG9304
Barton 828, XG9304, one of three Leyland PD1s with Northern Counties L27/26R bodies new in 1947 to Middlesbrough as their 52. It has now been preserved.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1971, Chilwell
84. AHF199
This grainy picture is of a Wallasey Corporation Leyland PD1 bus with MCCW body. Registration AHF199 (Fleet No 21). It was delivered new to Wallasey in 1948 and was withdrawn from service in 1961.
Photo taken August 1963, London Road, Manchester
85. AHF371
Leyland PD AHF371 is obviously ex-Wallasey, but who is it with in this photo? It is rather drunkenly parked at Lower Mosley Street, Manchester. It started life as Wallasey 33, a Leyland PD1 with MCCW H28/26R body new in 1948 and was withdrawn in 1961.
Photo taken Lower Mosley Street, Manchester
86. BRN262
Ribble 1202, BRN262, seen here at Burnley Cattle Market Bus Station in bus livery, was one of the original 'White Lady' coaches. It was a Leyland PD1/3 with Burlingham FCL27/22RD body and was new as number 2519 in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 8 September 1957, Burnley Cattle Market Bus Station
87. CDB217
North Western 217, CDB217, a Leyland PD1A with ECW L27/26R body, one of ten delivered in 1948, in Manchester (Parker Street).
Photo taken Sunday 19 January 1958, Manchester Parker Street
88. CJG944
CJG944, a Leyland Titan PD1 with Leyland L53R body, built in 1948 for East Kent and sold to Banfields in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 6 March 1966, Seaway Car Park, Southend
89. CJG970
Leyland Tiger LNF553 in the fleet of E.H.Roberts & Co Plant Ltd. LNF553, a Leyland Tiger PS2/1 (c/n 495712) with Burlingham C35F was new in 1949 to Mason, Manchester.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Southend Seaway Car Park
90. CRJ316
Salford 316, CRJ316, a 1948 Leyland PD1A with Leyland H30/26R body in Victoria Bridge Street outside Victoria Bus Station with Manchester's Exchange Station in the background in May 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Victoria Bridge Street outside Victoria Bus Station, Salford
91. CST256
Highland Omnibuses acquired J169, CST256, from W. Alexander, Falkirk RA105 in February 1952 along with twenty-three others in the transfer of routes. It was a Leyland PD1A with Leyland L27/26R bodywork new in 1948 to Wemyss Brothers, Ardersier. It passed with the business to W. Alexander in June 1950 and thence to Highland.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1965, Inverness
92. CST256
Highland Leyland PD1A J169, CST256, seen in Inverness, carried a Leyland L27/26R body and was new in January 1948 to Wemyss Brothers, Ardersier, passing to Alexander, Falkirk in June 1950. It was transferred to Highland in February 1952 and was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Inverness
93. GLJ957
Seen at Winkleigh is preserved Leyland PD1A, GLJ957, new to Hants & Dorset PD959 in 1948 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
94. GLJ958
New to Hants & Dorset as PD960 in 1948, GLJ958 which was a Leyland PD1A with E.C.W. L27/26R body was renumbered to 1146 in January 1950 and is seen here in Winchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 9 February 1960, Winchester Bus Station
95. GPW361
Eastern Counties AP361, GPW361, a Leyland PD1A with ECW L53R body new in 1948
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Lowestoft Station
96. JRR930
Barton 509, JRR930, a Leyland PD1A new in June 1948 with Duple L55F Body. Withdrawn 11/73 retained by Barton and preserved
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 2000, Ruddington Museum, Nottingham
97. JRR932
Barton, Chilwell 464, JRR932, was a Leyland PD1 with a Duple L29/26F body new in 1948 and is seen outside the Barton garage in Huntingdon Street, Nottingham.
Photo taken Sunday 9 December 1962, Huntingdon Street, Nottingham
98. JVO230
Preserved Barton 507, JVO230, a Leyland Titan PD1 from 1948 with Duple L28/27F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Harrogate
99. KHY395
Samuel Ledgard KHY395, a Leyland PD1A with ECW H30/26R body, new in 1948, ex Bristol in 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1967, Otley
100. KHY395
Samuel Ledgard KHY395, was an ex-Bristol Omnibus Leyland PD1A with an ECW H30/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken circa 1966, Otley Road/Shaw Lane, Leeds
101. LAE12
Samuel Ledgard LAE12, LLU873 and PNW91. LAE12 was a 1948 Leyland PD1A with ECW body ex-Bristol in 1961, LLU873 was ex-London Transport RTL883 bought in 1966 while PNW91 was bought new in 1952, a Leyland PD2/12 with Leyalnd body.
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1967, Otley
102. LAE12
Ledgard LAE12 was an ECW-bodied Leyland PD1A, former Bristol Omnibus C4043 from 1948 until 1960.
Photo taken late 1967, Otley Depot
103. NVX305
What is almost certainly an official pre-delivery shot of City Coach Company LD8, NVX305, a Leyland PD1A with Roberts L27/26R body, new in 1948 - clues are the absence of any licenses in the license holder in the cab and missing unladen weight figures.
104. NVX310
City Coach's first four double deckers were later supplemented by PD1As with Beadle and Roberts bodies and Daimlers with Roberts bodies. Here, after takeover by Westcliff, the former LD13, NVX310, with Beadle body, heads into Southend along London Road.
Photo taken 1950s, London Road, Southend
105. ADC659
Middlesbrough Corporation 59, ADC659, a Leyland PD1/3 with ECW H30/26R body, new in 1949, with a United Bristol L pulling out behind.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 March 1951, Stockton High Street
106. ADC662
Middlesbrough 62, ADC662, seen at Middlesbrough Exchange was one of sixteen Leyland PD1/3s delivered in 1949 with ECW H30/26R bodies, these being the first 8 wide buses in the fleet.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1964, Middlesbrough Exchange
107. CCS410
Western S.M.T. 512, CCS410, was a Leyland PD1 which had been new in 1949 with a Strachans L27/26R body and was one of a batch of nine (CCS403-411) new that year although CCS410/1 did not enter service until 1950. All of them were rebodied between November 1952 and January 1953 with Eastern Coachworks L27/26R bodies, 512 being rebodied in January 1953. Seen here in Ardrossan, it continued in service until 1967 when it passed to Millburn Motors (dealer), Glasgow.
Photo taken Monday 2 August 1965, Ardrossan
108. CVD513
Central S.M.T. L313, CVD513, was a Leyland PD1A new in 1949 with an Alexander L27/26R body and was withdrawn in 1964 and sold for scrap.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Edinburgh Road, Hamilton
109. JNA421
Manchester 3120, JNA421, delivered in February 1949, was one of a hundred eight feet wide Leyland PD1/3s delivered between January 1949 and January 1950. They had Metro Cammell H32/26R bodies and 3120, seen here in Cannon Street Bus Station, was withdrawn in March 1967, passing to Hartwood Finance (breaker), Barnsley.
Photo taken Sunday 1 March 1959, Cannon Street Bus Station, Manchester
110. JNA467
Manchester 3166, JNA467, a Leyland PD1/3 with Metro-Cammell H33/26R body from 1949
Photo taken c.1997, Manchester Musuem open day
111. JNA495
Manchester 3194, JNA495, Leyland PD1/3 with Metro Cammell H32/26R body in Picaddilly Bus Station on the Limited Stop service to Brooklands.
Photo taken Sunday 27 October 1957, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
112. KNN254
Barton 580, KNN254, was a Leyland PD1A with a superbly "Bartonesque" Duple L55F body of 1949.
Photo taken c. 1967/8, Mount Street, Nottingham
113. KNN254
Barton 580, KNN254, was one of their magnificent Duple-bodied Leyland PD1As dating from 1949, which was fortunately saved for preservation.
Photo taken circa 1975, Sandtofts
114. KNN254
Barton 580, KNN254, one of their famous front entrance Duple bodied Leyland Titan PD1s at a wet Trans-Pennine rally in the days before it was held on the stray
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972
115. KTC956
Accrington 116, KTC956, a Leyland PD1A with East Lancs H30/26R body, one of four new in 1949. Four others new in the same year had bodies by Bruce (an East Lancs subsidiary). It passed to Womwell Diesels (dealer) in March 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 11 September 1965, Accrington Garage
116. NVX302
Eastern National 1122, NVX302, a Leyland PD1A with Roberts L53R body, new to City Coach Co in 1948, then to Westcliff, then to ENOC.
117. NVX303
T.D. Alexander (Greyhound), Arbroath ran NVX303 a Roberts L27/26R bodied Leyland PD1A which had previously been Eastern National 1123 and before that Westcliff-on-Sea 1123, having been new in 1949 as City Coach Co. LD6.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Arbroath
118. NVX305
City Coach Co Leyland PD1/Roberts LD8, NVX305, seen on 28 February 1955 outside the Yorkshire Grey PH in Brentwood, with an all-Leyland PD2 behind - one of the FJN batch ordered by City and delivered in their livery, but here repainted Tilling green with Westcliff fleetnames. This is believed to have been the last double deck in City livery.
Photo taken Monday 28 February 1955, Brentwood
119. NVX308
Eastern National SD2108, NVX308, Leyland Titan PD1A with Beadle O33/26R body, new to City Coach in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Shoebury Common
120. NVX309
Eastern National 1129, NVX309, a Leyland PD1A with Beadle body, new to City Coach in 1949 as their LD12. Later renumbered 2109.
Photo taken Friday 29 August 1958, Kursaal, Southend
121. NVX313
Eastern National 1132, NVX313, was a Leyland PD1A with a Beadle L27/26R body which had been new in February 1949 as City Coach Company, Brentwood LD16 and which passed to Westcliff-on-Sea in February 1952 retaining the fleet number LD16 before being renumbered 1132 in July 1954, and passing to Eastern National in January 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 14 February 1959, Chelmsford Bus Station
122. FVD645
Central S.M.T. L445, FVD645, a Leyland PD1A with Leyland L27/26R body new in 1951 is seen in Motherwell
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Motherwell