SCT '61 Photo Index
Leyland Panther & Panther Cub
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1. ACK774B
The National Bus Company bus station with the most spectacular background set was Keswick and understandably popular with photographers. I struck lucky on first visit with the unique Ribble 774, ACK774B, their Leyland Panther PSUR1/2RT / Marshall DP49F new in July 1964 found resting after duty on the long X40 from Manchester via Preston and Lancaster.
Photo taken Sunday 10 January 1971, Keswick Bus Station
2. ANF161B
ANF161B was a Leyland Panther Cub with Park Royal B43D body new to Manchester in 1964. It is seen here in Wakefield Bus Station whilst operating for Cooper Brothers, South Kirkby, one of the partners in the United Services.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
3. ANF162B
Manchester 62, ANF162B, a Park Royal bodied Leyland Panther Cub seen on test in Leyland before delivery.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 October 1964, Thurston Road/Hough Lane, Leyland
4. BND868C
Manchester Corporation 68, BND868C, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Park Royal B43D body new in 1964
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street/Piccadilly Bus Station
5. BND873C
Operated by Blythe, Bexley and registered mo5854 this Park Royal bodied Leyland Panther Cub had been SELNEC 28 and was one of many imported to Australia by J.J. Hill (dealer) in 1972.
Photo taken Friday 9 November 1973, Hurstville, Sydney Metropolitan area, Australia
6. BND873C
Grenda Bus Services, Melbourne 30, LTO-508, was a Leyland Panther Cub with a Park Royal B43D body which had been new as Manchester 73, BND873C and which passed to Selnec on 1st November 1969 becoming number 28.
Photo taken May 1976
7. BND874C
Manchester Corporation Leyland Panther Cub 74, BND874C, with Park Royal 43 seat dual door bodywork, new in 1965.
Photo taken July 1999, Rochdale Town Hall
8. BND874C
Manchester were early purchasers of the rear engined Leyland Panther and its smaller brother the appropriately named Panther Cub. 74, BND874C, is a 1965 Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2011, Rowsley
9. CRH174C
Kingston upon Hull 74, CRH174C, a 1965 Leyland Panther with 45 seat Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1975, Hull Bus Park
10. GUP501C
Stockton Corporation S1, GUP501C, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1965 with Park Royal B43D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Transporter (North Side), Port Clarence
11. STB957C
A rather later Gelligaer Leyland single decker and a very quirky looking minibus, which looks like a conversion from the sort of van much favoured by Royal Mail! The bus was 36, STB957C, a Leyland Panther with Willowbrook B53F body, new as a Leyland demonstrator in 1965 and acquired by Gelligaer in 1967
Photo taken Hanbury Square, Bargoed
12. DXG401D
Teesside Municipal Transport S309, DXG401D, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1966 with Northern Counties B44F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1972, Middlesbrough Exchange
13. DXG401D
Middlesbrough 1, DXG401D, a Northern Counties B44F bodied Leyland Panther Cub was seen at Middlesbrough Exchange.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 August 1967, Middlesbrough Exchange
14. DXG402D
Middlesbrough Corporation 2, DXG402D, a Leyland Panther Cub with Northern Counties bodywork from 1966.
Photo taken August 1967, Middlesbrough Exchange
15. FBR53D
Former Sunderland Corporation 53, FBR53D, is a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Strachans B47+19D bodywork which was new on 5 September 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 2008, Bents Park, South Shields
16. GAT180D
Hull bought a dozen Leyland Panthers over a two year period. 180, GAT180D, dates from 1966 and carries a Roe body. They were regularly used on the North Sea ferry service hence the flags above the destination box
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
17. GAT180D
Photographed at the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicles Rally at the Museum in Lincoln in 2010 is former Hull Corporation No 180, GAT180D, a Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork. New in June 1966 (but not registered until August) she lasted in service only until 1981.
Photo taken November 2010, Lincoln
18. GAT803D
East Yorkshire 803, GAT803D, was a Leyland PSUR1/2R Panther with a Marshall B49F body seen in Lombard Street, Hull at its junction with Ferensway.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
19. GAT806D
East Yorkshire 806, GAT806D, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/2R built in 1966 with Marshall B49F bodywork. Illustrating (perhaps) that it was a shame that East Yorkshire did not persist with this variant of the NBC livery.
Photo taken March 1975, Hull
20. HTG182D
Seen at their garage is Thomas Bros., Port Talbot HTG182D, a Leyland Panther Cub with a Strachans B47F body.
Photo taken Sunday 11 June 1967, Garage, Acacia Avenue, Port Talbot
21. MO5152
Forest Coachlines, Sydney m/o5152 was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther built in 1966 with a Park Royal B41D body and is seen at Roseville.
Photo taken Friday 11 August 1972
22. YTB771D
Leyland demonstrator YTB771D on test with Halifax Corporation, a Leyland PSRC1/1 Panther Cub with a Strachans B43D body, new in September 1966.
Photo taken May 1967, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
23. YTB771D
Eastbourne Corporation 92, YTB771D, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Strachan 43 seat bodywork. Purchased in Febuary 1968 after serving as a demonstrator for Leyland Motors for 2 years.
Photo taken Summer 1968, Grand Parade, passing the Carpet Gardens near Eastbourne Pier
24. YTB771D
Leyland 'Panther Cub' demonstrator YTB771D with Strachans B43D bodywork which went on to become Eastbourne Corporation number 92 after completing its demonstration duties. Seen in the demonstration park at the Earls Court 'Commercial Motor Show'.
Photo taken Saturday 24 September 1966, London Earls Court
25. DJP468E
Greater Manchester PTE 1675, DJP468E, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1967 with Massey B43D bodywork. When new it had been no. 20 in the fleet of Wigan.
Photo taken July 1975, Melverley Street Depot, Wigan
26. EVL552E
Lincoln 44, EVL552E, a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Roe B49F body is seen outside the garage in Lincoln.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
27. EVL552E
Lincoln 44, EVL552E, was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Roe B49F body, one of four new in 1967 seen in St. Mark Street, Lincoln, outside the Corporation garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, St. Mark Street, Lincoln
28. GBR88E
Former Sunderland Corporation Leyland Panther 88, GBR88E, new in 1967 with Strachans bodywork is seen in the yard of North the dealer after withdrawal by Tyne and Wear PTE in whose fleet it was 1888.
Photo taken 1980, North's Yard, Sherburn in Elmet
29. GND109E
Grenda Bus Services, Melbourne 36, LUZ-944. was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with an MCW B44D body which had been new as Manchester 109, GND109E and which passed to Selnec on 1st November 1969 becoming number 63. Alongside is Grenda Bus Services, Melbourne 39, LTO-259
Photo taken May 1976
30. GND87E
Manchester Corporation Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R 87, GND87E, with MCW B40D bodywork, new in 1967. Note the coin-in-slot symbol for one-man operation (as it then was called) using turnstiles and Autoslot machines.
Photo taken Monday 29 April 1968, Brookdale Park, Newton Heath
31. GND89E
Grenda Bus Services, Melbourne 40, LTO-509. was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with an MCW B44D body which had been new as Manchester 89, GND89E and which passed to Selnec on 1st November 1969 becoming number 44.
Photo taken May 1976
32. GTC104F
Lancaster City Transport 104, GTC104F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1967 with East Lancashire B53F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Lancaster Bus Station
33. GTC106F
Lancaster City Transport 106, GTC106F, a 1967 Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs body
Photo taken August 1973, Lancaster Bus Station
34. HHG82F
Burnley Colne & Nelson 82, HHG82F, was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Northern Counties B50F body seen in the bus station in Burnley.
Photo taken Friday 2 August 1968, Burnley Bus Station
35. JHL137E
West Riding, Wakefield 238, JHL137E, a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Roe B51F body was caught in Leeds Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Leeds Bus Station
36. JKK171E
Maidstone & District 3071, JKK171E, a Leyland PSUR1/1R with Willowbrook B53F bodywork new in 1967 in original livery.
Photo taken June 1967, Hastings Bus Park
37. JRH323E
East Yorkshire 823, JRH323E, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/2R built in 1967 with Metro-Cammell C44F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1972, Westwood, Scarborough
38. KCD185F
This 1968 view of Pool Valley shows Maidstone & District 3132, LKT132F, a 1968 Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Strachan B45F bodywork, and Southdown 185, KCD185F, a 1967 Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R with Marshall B45F bodywork.
Photo taken 1968, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
39. KDF743E
Soudley Valley Coaches KDF743E, a Leyland Panther/Plaxton Panorama I. A rare example of a Panther bodied as a coach.
Photo taken Saturday 23 March 1968, Birmingham
40. KED546F
Warrington Corporation 92, KED546F, one of three Leyland Panther Cubs PSRC1/1 with dual door East Lancs bodywork bought in 1967.
Photo taken 1991, Trans Pennine Rally, Harrogate
41. KHL646F
West Riding 146, KHL646F, was a Leyland Panther with Marshall B51F body of 1967. To add to West Riding's Wulfrunian woes, their fleet included these unreliable Panthers and the similarly troublesome Daimler Roadliners and AEC Swifts.
Photo taken 1968, Station Road, Selby
42. KHL654F
West Riding 154, KHL654F, seen in Selby was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Marshall B51F body.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Selby
43. LHL164F
West Riding 164, LHL164F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork, preserved at Dewsbury Bus Museum
Photo taken 1995, Dewsbury Bus Station
44. LHL164F
In a comment on the delightful Mexborough and Swinton trolleybus photo, Chris Barker mentioned the spectacle of a coke oven being discharged. It certainly was spectacular and the coke ovens at Royston (not too far from those at Manvers) proved to be a very successful (more so for being unplanned) backdrop for the night part of a photo shoot I organised with the preserved West Riding Roe-bodied Panther 164, LHL164F.
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 1996, Royston
45. LHL164F
West Riding 164, LHL164F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork, is preserved at Dewsbury Bus Museum and looks immaculate, just as it did in the previous photo of it in 1995. It is seen working a free shuttle service between the museum and Dewsbury Bus Station during its Autumn Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
46. LHL175F
West Riding 231, LHL175F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Marshall bodywork.
Photo taken 1978, Leeds Central Bus Station
47. LHL175F
West Riding 175, LHL175F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Marshall B51F bodywork. WR's York to Doncaster service had to negotiate the infamous Selby Toll Bridge, then under repair with single-lane working.
Photo taken 1969, Selby Toll Bridge
48. MRH850F
East Yorkshire 850, MRH850F, a Plaxton Panorama I C44F bodied Leyland PSUR1/2RT Panther leaves Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 15 May 1971, Wembley Stadium
49. SRB86F
SRB86F was Chesterfield 86 and had an Neepsend B49D body on a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R chassis.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
50. VUP911F
Delivered in 1967 this Park Royal bodied Leyland Panther was S11, VUP911F, in the Stockton fleet, one of a batch of 10.
Photo taken Thursday 24 July 1969, Middlesbrough Exchange
51. VUP913F
Cleveland Transit S333, VUP913F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1967 with Park Royal B48D+22 bodywork. This had been new as Stockton S13.
Photo taken March 1978, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees
52. VUP913F
Cleveland Transit S333, VUP913F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1967 with Park Royal B48D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1978, High Street, Stockton-on-Tees
53.
Brighton Corporation purchased four Leyland Panther Cubs with dual door Marshall bodywork in 1968 and numbered them 39-42 registered NUF139-142G.
Photo taken Wednesday 14 March 1979, Norths Yard Sherburn, Elmet
54. EJK887F
Former Eastbourne Panther 87, EJK887F, about to head off to Kent to start her restoration.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 2016
55. EJK887F
Interior view of former Eastbourne Panther 87, EJK887F, about to head off to Kent to start her restoration, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs B45D body, new in June 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 2016
56. EJK887F
This photo contributed by David Lennard is of David driving Eastbourne Corporation No 87, EJK887F, the Leyland Panther/East Lancs that was shown on the site recently being sent for restoration. This was taken in the summer of 1968 when she was almost brand new.
Photo taken late summer 1968, Eastbourne Pier
57. EJK888F
Eastbourne Corporation 88, EJK888F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs. B45D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 July 1970, Eastbourne Pier
58. EJK888F
Eastbourne Corporation 88, EJK888F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with East Lancs. B45D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Monday 20 July 1970, King Edward's Parade, Eastbourne
59. EJK888F
Eastbourne Corporation 88, EJK888F, a 1968 Leyland PSUR1/1R 'Panther' with East Lancs B45D body seen following rebuilding of the front end after a road traffic accident.
Photo taken Friday 25 November 1977, Terminus Place, Eastbourne
60. FKF897F
Liverpool joined the swing to rear engined single deckers in the late 1960s. The first deliveries were a batch of Leyland Panthers with MCW body to a Liverpool design. Seen in in PTE livery is 1018, FKF897F, of 1968 leaving the Pier Head for Gilmoss
Photo taken 1975, Pier Head, Liverpool
61. FKF902F
Hulley's of Baslow had several former Liverpool Panthers in their fleet at one time. 49, FKF902F, PSUR1A/1 built in 1968 had Metro-Cammell B47D bodywork and had been 1023 with Liverpool.
Photo taken June 1981, Baslow
62. FKF924F
Hulley of Baslow 41, FKF924F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell B47D bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Baslow
63. HCK204G
Seen at this years Kirkby Stephen rally is Preston 204, HCK204G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1with MCW bodywork. This preserved bus was making its debut on the rally scene. Preston were one of Leyland's loyalist customers for the unpopular Panther chassis.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 2013, Brough
64. HHG77F
Burnley's first rear engined buses were a batch of Leyland Panthers with Northern Counties bodywork which were delivered in 1968. 77, HHG77F, loads up in Burnley bus station some six years later.
Photo taken 1973, Burnley Bus Station
65. JTJ667F
Fishwick 1, JTJ667F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Park Royal bodywork was built in 1968 as a Leyland demonstrator, and purchased by Fishwick's in 1969. When built it was B48D+22 but was converted to single door.
Photo taken Thursday 6 April 1978, Fishwick's Depot, Tuer Street, Leyland
66. JWM65F
Southport Corporation 65, JWM65F, was a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with an MCW B45D body and is seen in Lord Street.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1972, Lord Street, Southport
67. JWM68F
Southport bought their first rear engined chassis in 1968, Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1s with MCW bodywork. 68, JWM68F, is seen in Merseyside PTE livery. Southport became part of the PTE in 1974 following local government re-organisation
Photo taken 1975, Chapel Street, Southport
68. LKT113F
Maidstone & District 3113, LKT113F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Strachan B45D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Wednesday 15 July 1970, Denmark Place, Hastings
69. LKT132F
This 1968 view of Pool Valley shows Maidstone & District 3132, LKT132F, a 1968 Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Strachan B45F bodywork, and Southdown 185, KCD185F, a 1967 Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R with Marshall B45F bodywork.
Photo taken 1968, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
70. LKT132F
Preserved former Maidstone & District 3132, LKT132F, a 1968 Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R with Strachan B45F bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 2006, Wisley Aerodrome
71. LTC109F
Siver Service (Woolliscroft), Matlock, 53 LTC109F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1968 with East Lancashire B53F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Darley Dale Depot
72. MAT847F
East Yorkshire MS 847, MAT847F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/2R built in 1968 with Marshall DP49F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1975, Ferensway Bus Station, Hull
73. MAT848F
East Yorkshire bought several batches of Leyland Panthers in the sixties with both bus and coach bodywork. Seen in Scarborough after withdrawal and sale is 848, MAT848F, a Marshall bodied example of 1968.
Photo taken 1992, Westwood parking by Scarborough Station
74. NRH864F
East Yorkshire MS 864, NRH864F, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1968 with Marshall B45F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1976, Bus Station, Bridlington
75. NUF137G
Brighton Corporation 37, NUF137G, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Strachan B43D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken 6 May 1973, Old Steine
76. NUF138G
Brighton Corporation 38, NUF138G, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 with Strachan B43D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 April 1970, Old Steine, Brighton
77. NUF140G
Brighton Corporation 40, NUF140G, a 1968 Leyland Panther Cub PSC1/1 fitted with a Marshall B42D body. It only lasted until September 1975 when it was sold for scrap.
Photo taken April 1969, Old Steine, Brighton
78. NUF141G
Brighton Leyland Panther Cub 41, NUF141G, in red and cream during the change over to blue/white.
Photo taken Aug 1971, Brighton
79. OBU173F
Keiraville m/o6209 was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Marshall B48D body which started life as Oldham 173, OBU173F in 1968. It passed to Selnec on 1st November 1969 and to Greater Manchester P.T.E. on 1st April 1974 as 5023.
Photo taken May 1976
80. PKH838G
East Yorkshire 838, PKH838G, was a Marshall B45F bodied Leyland Panther Cub seen in Lombard Street, Hull at its junction with Ferensway.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
81. PKH840G
East Yorkshire 840, PKH840G, a Leyland Panther Cub PSRC1/1 built in 1968 with Marshall B45F bodywork. A late survivor when most of the fleet had been repainted.
Photo taken March 1975, Collier Street, Hull
82. PYS988G
Three Leyland Panthers from the LS34-46 batch for GCT were rebuilt in 1977 by GGPTE as a stop gap until more coaches were delivered for the emerging coach hire section. PYS 988G (ex LS35, C3) and PYS 999G (ex LS46, C2) had 40 seats and retained features of their previous bus existence. They were disposed of in 1981.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1981, Knightswood Garage
83. PYS988G
GGPTE PYS988G (C3), ex Glasgow LS35.
Photo taken 1978, Glasgow City Chambers, George Sq.
84. RKA954G
Chesterfield 55, RKA954G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B47D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Rose Hill
85. RKA955G
Hulley of Baslow, RKA955G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1 built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell B47D bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Baslow Garage
86. SXD469F
Red Deer Coach and Trucklines SXD469F, a 1968 Leyland Panther PSUR1/2RT with Plaxton C51F body new to Seamarks of Westoning.
Photo taken Wednesday 23 August 1978, Blackpool Coach Park
87. SXD472F
Alpine Coaches, Rhyl?, SXD472F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/2RT built in 1968 with Plaxton Panorama C51F bodywork. This relatively rare choice of chassis for a coach had started life as no. 68 in the fleet of Seamark of Westoning.
Photo taken April 1983, Bridlington Station
88. VUP910F
Teesside Municipal Transport S10, VUP910F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal B48D+22 bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Church Road, Stockton
89. VUP911F
Teesside Municipal Transport S331, VUP911F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1968 with Park Royal B48D+22 bodywork.
Photo taken August 1974, High Street, Stockton
90. ENU93H
Chesterfield Corporation 93, ENU93H, a 1969 Leyland Panther with Northern Counties bodywork and Chesterfield 225, 225LRB, a 1960 Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Weymann bodywork
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
91. ENU93H
Chesterfield Corporation 93, ENU93H, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Northern Counties B49D body at Whisby Road in North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2018, Whisby Road, North Hykeham
92. GCN840G
Northern General 2340, GCN840G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Marshall Camair B48D bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Park Lane Depot, Sunderland
93. GCN840G
Northern General 4107, GCN840G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Marshall Camair B48D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1977, Durham Bus Station
94. GCN842G
Northern General 2342, GCN842G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Marshall Camair B48D bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
95. GCN850G
A rear view of Northern General 2350, GCN850G, a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther, new in July 1969, with Marshall Camair B48D bodywork seen in Consett Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Consett Bus Station
96. HCN44G
Tynemouth 308, HCN44G was one of three Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panthers with Marshall Camair B48D bodies, 307-309 (HCN43-45G), new to Tynemouth.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 July 1969, Northumberland Square, North Shields
97. KVL64H
Lincoln bought Leyland Panthers with Roe bodywork for a number of years prior to switching to Alexander bodied Bristol REs. Seen here is 64, KVL64H, numerically the penultimate Panther bought by Lincoln.
Photo taken 1978, Harrogate
98. NAK508H
Chesterfield 8, NAK508H, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Marshall B45D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
99. PHL236G
West Riding 236, PHL236G, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Plaxton Derwent B52F body at the Bull Ring in Wakefield c.1969/70, renumbered 277 in November 1971 and withdrawn in 1980.
Photo taken c.1969/70, Bull Ring, Wakefield
100. PHL237G
West Riding 237, PHL237G, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Plaxton Derwent B52F body on Westgate in Wakefield c1970. Renumbered 278 in November 1971, it was withdrawn in 1980 & sold for scrap in 1981.
Photo taken c.1970, Westgate, Wakefield
101. PHL237G
West Riding Automobile 237, PHL237G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with Plaxton Derwent B52F body, new in 1969.
Photo taken c.1970/71, West Riding's Belle Isle Garage, Wakefield
102. PHL238G
West Riding bought several batches of Leyland Panthers in the years from 1967-1969. They fitted bodywork by Roe, Marshall and latterly Plaxton. 238, PHL238G, is a Leyland Panther with a 52 seat Plaxton body dating from 1969.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
103. PHL238G
West Riding 238, PHL238G, seen in Wakefield was a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Plaxton Derwent II B52F body, one of ten new in 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
104. PYS990G
Glasgow LS37, PYS990G, was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with an Alexander 'W' B43D body.
Photo taken Monday 3 August 1970
105. RJR62G
Tyneside (part of the Northern General group) 62, RJR62G, was a Leyland Panther with a Marshall Camair body of 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Borough Road, North Shields
106. RKA976G
Liverpool 1097, RKA976G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1 built in 1969 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B47D+24 bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, Pier Head, Liverpool
107. RKA989G
Liverpool 1110, RKA989G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1 built in 1969 with Metro-Cammell B47D+24 bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Derby Square, Liverpool
108. RTV667G
Skill's Scenicruisers, Nottingham, 67 RTV667G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/2R built in 1969 with Plaxton Panorama Elite C51F bodywork. An uncommon choice for a coach operator, this had an unladen weight of 8tons 16cwt 1quarter.
Photo taken July 1974, Redcar Racecourse
109. UVK505G
Tyneside PTE 505, UVK505G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1969 with Alexander W B45D+24 bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
110. UVK505G
Mid Warwickshire Motors, Balsall Common, UVK505G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1 built in 1969 with Alexander W B45D bodywork. New as Newcastle 505, this was one of several Panthers finding work in the Midlands.
Photo taken August 1980, Balsall Common
111. UVK506G
Newcastle City Transport 506, UVK506G, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSU1A/1R with Alexander body. When photographed the bus had been renumbered 1806 in the Tyne&Wear PTE fleet and is seen in 1978 while on hire to Warrington Corporation
Photo taken 1978, Warrington
112. UVK506G
Newcastle 506, UVK506G, a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with an Alexander 'W' B45D body.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Scotswood Road/Marlborough, Newcastle
113. UVK513G
Newcastle 513, UVK513G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Alexander W B45D+24 bodywork.
Photo taken July 1969, Grainger Street, Newcastle
114. VMP9G
R.T.I.T.B. 22, VMP9G, a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with an Alexander B45D body seen at the R.T.I.T.B. at High Ercall.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1973, High Ercall
115. VMP9G
An offside rear shot of R.T.I.T.B. 22, VMP9G, a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with an Alexander B45D body seen at the R.T.I.T.B. at High Ercall.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1973, High Ercall
116. VXE278G
New as Seamarks, Westoning 75 in 1969, this Leyland PSUR1/2R Panther carried the previous year’s style Panorama I body. VXE278G is seen here at the Tower of London after acquisition by Best, London W.5
Photo taken Monday 27 May 1974, Tower of London
117. C58MAN
Isle of Man Passenger Transport Board 7, C58MAN, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1970 with Marshall B49D bodywork. New as Preston 221, KRN221H, and this had an unladen weight of 8466Kg.
Photo taken July 1985, Station Yard, Port Erin
118. HHC909J
Having read the thread about the bus cafe on the A1, can anyone tell me what happened to this ex Eastbourne Leyland Panther, HHC909J.
Photo taken A27, just at the West of Polegate
119. PBR148J
Sunderland 148, PBR148J, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1 built in 1970 with Marshall Camagna 2 B47D+19 bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Guisborough
120. TDV217J
This Marshall bodied Leyland Panther PSUR1B/1R TDV217J was ordered by Exeter Corporation but delivered to Devon General as their 217 following the take over of the Devon municipal in 1970. It was acting as a sales stand at the Dorchester Rally in August 2015. Prior to preservation it was a publicity vehicle for Western National and may be the only Panther to run for First Bus.
Photo taken Sunday 16 August 2015, Top O' Town Car Park, Dorchester
121. UOU419H
Preserved ex-King Alfred UOU419H, Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with Plaxton Derwent B52F body, new in 1970
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
122. AUE309J
Preston 237, AUE309J, one of a batch of Marshall Camair bodied Leyland Panther buses ordered by Stratford Blue but delivered to Midland Red who sold them unused. Note Preston's use of letters instead of route numbers.
Photo taken July 1973, Preston Bus Station
123. AUE310J
Preston were quick to snap up a batch of Marshall bodied Leyland Panthers that came to Midland Red from an order placed by associate company Stratford Blue in 1971. Seen amid the concrete brutalism of Preston's famous bus station is Preston 238, AUE310J.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 August 1973, Preston Bus Station
124. AUE313J
This is the rather restricted view a party of enthusiasts had of Preston 234, AUE313J, when visiting the depot on 17th October 1971, having arrived there in Blackburn Guy Arab III 131. These buses were freshly painted in Preston livery and had yet to enter service.
Photo taken Sunday 17 October 1971, Preston Depot
125. PFY74J
Southport Corporation 74, PFY74J, was a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Marshall B45D body.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1972, London Square, Southport
126. RWM78K
Southport Corporation 78, RWM78K, seen in Lord Street, was a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Marshall B43D body.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1972, Lord Street, Southport
127.
A collection of ex-SELNEC Leyland Panthers arriving at Woolloomooloo on MV Blanca. They were imported to Australia by J.J. Hill (dealer).
Photo taken Friday 26 May 1972, Woolloomooloo
128.
Seen at Woolloomooloo aboard MV Blanca are two Leyland Panther Cubs ex-SELNEC imported by J.J. Hill (dealer).
Photo taken Friday 26 May 1972, Woolloomooloo
129. RTF431L
New to Preston in 1972 as their 231, RTF431L, this was one of the last Leyland Panthers built; it carries a Seddon body.
Photo taken 1986, Douglas Station, Isle of Man
130. RTF434L
An earlier shot of a Seddon bodied Leyland Panther in service with Preston shows 234, RTF434L, of 1972 in Preston town centre.
Photo taken Friday 25 March 1977, Fishergate, Preston
131. RTF435L
Preston persevered with the Leyland Panther for far longer than most buyers of the chassis. They bought their first examples in 1968 and one of the last operators to take delivery of some when a batch with Seddon Pennine body entered service in 1972. Delivered to Preston as their 235, RTF435L, this example lasted long enough to run in the early days of deregulation.
Photo taken Thursday 18 September 1986, Piccadilly, Manchester