SCT '61 Photo Index
Leyland Royal Tiger
(and Royal Tiger Worldmaster)

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1. LLY852
LLY852 had the third Harrington Wayfarer body built. The C41C body was mounted on a Leyland PSU1/13 chassis, the fifteenth Royal Tiger to be built, and it was new in November 1950 to Ewer, London N.16 in whose Grey Green fleet it is seen at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
2. MTC256
Ramsbottom 27, MTC256, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Roe B44F body new in 1950 and is seen here in Bury. This was the fourth Royal Tiger built.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Moss Street, Bury
3. MTC757
In 1952 Simpson, Gargrave (Pennine), had acquired MTC757, the Brush B44F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger demonstrator new in 1950, which is seen in Skipton Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, Skipton Bus Station
4. MTE383
MTE383, new in December 1950, was an early Leyland Royal Tiger of the PSU1/15 variant with unique Harrington Explorer C39F bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 18 July 1964, Midland Road, London Kings Cross
5. NMA1
Plaxton Crusader C43C bodywork was carried by Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger NMA1 seen here with Banfield, London S.E.13. It had been exhibited at the 1950 Commercial Motor Show before delivery to Altrincham Coachways. It passed to Bailey, Salford in 2/52 and to Banfield in 2/55.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, near London Victoria Coach Station
6. BJX675
Hebble 47, BJX675, a Willowbrook B43F bodied Leyland Royal Tiger seen here in Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford. It was the first of six similar buses new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 13 May 1956, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
7. BJX676
Hebble 148, BJX676, seen leaving Burnley Cattle Market Bus Station was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Willowbrook B43F body new in 1951. Passengers will change on to a double-deck AEC Regent at Halifax to continue their journey to Leeds.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1958, Cattle Market Bus Station, Burnley
8. CCP224
Hebble Motor Services 54 CCP224 is a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C bodywork new in September 1951. Renumbered in 1957 to 26 it served Hebble until October 1964 before passing via Cowleys of Salford to Wimpeys for a further two years.
Photo taken 1951, Savile Park, Halifax
9. CCP228
Seen leaving Chester Street Bus Station in Bradford on a Blackpool Express service is Hebble 58, CCP228, a Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1952. This was the last of six delivered in 1951, the latter four not entering service until March 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 13 May 1956, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
10. DRN357
Scout Motor Services, Preston operated three of these Duple Roadmaster C41F bodied Leyland Royal Tigers new in 1951 and this one, DRN357, a PSU1/11, is seen at Singleton Street, Preston.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 1957, Singleton Street, Preston
11. DRN358
Scout Motor Services Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15, DRN358, with Duple Ambassador C41C body parked at Singleton Street, Preston was one of five to this design new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 1957, Singleton Street, Preston
12. DRN708
Seen in the yard at the Gower Street garage of Smith, Wigan is DRN 708, apparently being used as their towing vehicle. It was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger which had been new in April 1951 with a Leyland C41C body as Ribble 786, one of one hundred and twenty delivered that year. Withdrawn by Ribble in 1962 it passed, according to the P.S.V. Circle Fleet History, to Millburn Motors (dealer), Preston in November 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1972, Wigan
13. DRN748
Ribble 826, DRN748, one of 120 Leyland C41C bodied PSU1/15 Royal Tigers new in 1951 seen at Rigby Road, Blackpool.
Photo taken Thursday 2 June 1955, Rigby Road, Blackpool
14. DRN929
Abbott, Blackpool acquired DRN929, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Bellhouse Hartwell C41C body, from Lansdowne, Fleetwood in May 1959. It had been new to Scout in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 4 June 1960, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
15. ECK179
ECK179, seen at Spittalfield, was acquired in 1965 from Kerr & Smith, Coatbridge who had acquired it from Ribble, Preston 899 in November 1962. McLennan rebuilt it to C41F before putting it into service in May 1966.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1970, Spittalfield
16. ECK587
Yuill, Hartlepool based contractor, ECK587, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1951 with Leyland B44F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1972, Hemlington building site, Middlesbrough
17. EFV145
EFV145, a Leyland PSU1/15 with Duple Roadmaster C41F body, new to Standerwick (no125) in 1951 and transferred to the main Ribble fleet as no1054 in 1963. It was wthdrawn in October 1965. For a contractor's vehicle it still looks very smart in Wimpey's bright yellow and black livery: it might make a good Dinky toy repaint!
Photo taken Sunday 26 March 1967, Rock-A-Nore Road Coach Park, Hastings
18. EFV146
Ribble 1055 (former Standerwick 121), EFV146, was one of the distinctive Duple Roadmaster-bodied Leyland Royal Tigers from 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1964, Chester Street, Bus Station, Bradford
19. EFV148
Standerwick 123, EFV148, was a Duple Roadmaster C41F bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, new in 1951, seen at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, London Victoria Coach Station
20. EFV619
Sir Lindsay Parkinson (contractor) EFV619, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body, new to Standerwick, Blackpool as its 129 in 1951.
Photo taken July 1970, Bertie Street, off Manchester Road, Rochdale
21. EFV624
Standerwick 133, EFV624, a Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, new in 1951, at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, London Victoria Coach Station
22. EFV736
Jackson, Blackpool EFV736 was a Plaxton Venturer C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1951
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
23. FFN451
Preserved former East Kent FFN451, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Park Royal C37C body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 2004, Canvey Island
24. FFN451
Former East Kent Leyland Royal Tiger FFN451, in action at the Ensign Vintage running day, with Ensignbus fleetnames.
Photo taken Saturday 7 December 2013, Lakeside Bus Station, Thurrock
25. FFN451
FFN451, an East Kent Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Park Royal C37C body. Now part of the Ensignbus Vintage Fleet and in action during their 2016 running day on the X21 to Ongar.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Station Approach, Upminster Station
26. FFN453
New to East Kent in June 1951, FFN453 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Park Royal C37C body. It is seen at Earls Court with Faversham Rotary Club to whom it passed in September 1968, having been withdrawn by East Kent in 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1973, Earls Court Exhibition Centre forecourt, London
27. GET601
Billies Coaches, Mexborough GET601 was a Beccols C41C bodied Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 new in 1951 and is seen in Little Queen Street, Leeds on hire, probably to West Yorkshire, on a summer Saturday service to Scarborough.
Photo taken Saturday 6 August 1955, Saville Street, Leeds
28. GVA289
Ledgard GVA289, a Duple Roadmaster C41F bodied Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger had been new to Baxter, Airdrie in 1951 and was acquired by Ledgard in 1957. It is seen here entering one of the coachparks in Blackpool.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1964, Blackpool
29. HD8550
Yorkshire Woollen District 696, HD8550, a Brush B44F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger new in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 7 July 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
30. HD9152
Yorkshire Woollen 744, HD9152, was one of six Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers with Windover Queensway C39C bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
31. IH9539
Lough Swilly 71, IH9539, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/9 built in 1951 with Saunders-Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Fanad Peninsula
32. JMJ586
Seamarks, Westoning operated JMJ586, a Thurgood C41F bodied Leyland PSU1/9 Royal Tiger dating from 1951, seen at Wembley. Thurgood were unusual in offering a front entrance coach body on early Royal Tigers.
Photo taken Saturday 22 April 1961, Wembley
33. JWO122
JWO122, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/9 with Lydney B45F body, new in 3/51 to Red & White Services, Chepstow, as no. 1002 with B43D body, this was soon rebuilt to B45F and renumbered U251.
Photo taken July 1968, Carrick-a-Rede
34. JWO213
Red & White UC951, JWO213, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with Lydney C41F body new in 1951, numbered 1013 wehn new and being renumbered later in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
35. KAB338
Silcox, Pembroke Dock 19, KAB338, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C37C body.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 August 1971, Silcox Garage, Pembroke Dock
36. KDF982
Black & White 131, KDF982, seen at Victoria Coach Station was a Willowbrook C33C bodied Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger new in 1951.
Photo taken Monday 22 May 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
37. KDF982
Black & White 131 and 135, KDF982 and KDF986 awaiting the next departure from Cheltenham Coach Station. The coach station is virtually empty, waiting for the arrivals from all parts of the country for passengers to change coaches for onward travel.
Photo taken Saturday 5 September 1964, Cheltenham Coach Station
38. KWU844
Baddeley, Holmfirth 50, KWU844, seen at Wembley Stadium was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C37C body new in June 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
39. LAO145
Cumberland 324, LAO145, carried an early version of the ECW body which was B45F in this case. Seen at Keswick it was one of five Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers new in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 16 April 1959, Keswick
40. LAO146
Cumberland 152, LAO146, seen at Wigton was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with Eastern Coachworks B45F body.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Wigton
41. LAO147
Cumberland 153, LAO147, an Eastern Coachworks B45F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger pictured at Workington.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Oxford Street/Vulcan's Lane, Bus Station parking, Workington
42. LOE300
Former South Notts 64, LOE300, by the time of this photo kept by the Royal British Legion at Gotham. It was a Leyland PSU1/15 with Duple Roadmaster body new in 1951 to Jackson of West Bromwich.
Photo taken Monday 14 May 1979, near the South Notts Depot, Gotham
43. LOH854
LOH854 of Tappin, Wallingford carried Auto-Cellulose C41C bodywork on its Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger chassis and was new in 1951 to Small, Birmingham and came to Tappin in May 1957 by way of Atkins, Redditch.
Photo taken Saturday 29 April 1961, Wembley Stadium
44. LOH854
A rear view of LOH854 which was an Auto-Cellulose C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1951 to Small, Birmingham. It is seen at Wembley Stadium with Tappin, Wallingford who acquired it in May 1957 from Atkins, Redditch.
Photo taken Saturday 29 April 1961, Wembley Stadium
45. LRH694
Former East Yorkshire M.S. 552, LRH694, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Brush B41R body, new in 1951. This had passed to dealer Frank Cowley of Salford in 1964, then on to an unidentified non-psv operator.
Photo taken April 1972, off Great Ducie Street, Salford
46. LRH696
East Yorkshire 554, LRH696, was one of seven Leyland Royal Tigers with Brush B44R bodies new in 1951 and was in Castle Street, Leeds when photographed.
Photo taken Saturday 6 August 1955, Lisbon Street, Leeds
47. LUF508
Southdown 1508, LUF508, was a 1951 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 fitted with an East Lancs B41F body. This vehicle was originaly fitted with a rear entrance, but the whole batch were converted to front entrance in 1960/61.
Photo taken Summer 1967, Marine Parade, Worthing.
48. LUF811
Southdown 1671, LUF811, was a Leyland Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body from 1951, and is seen during its final months before sale to Wimpey (contractor).
Photo taken 1966, Bognor Regis
49. LUF823
Southdown 1683, LUF823, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Harrington C41C body, new in 1951
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
50. LUF823
Southdown 1823, LUF823, a 1951 Harrington bodied Leyland PSU1/15 'Royal Tiger' seen after being up-seated from 32 seats to 41 in Spring 1961. The vehicle was about to be taken to Victoria Road Works in Portslade for a repaint from which it emerged all green and re-entered service as fleetnumber 1683. Withdrawn circa 1967/68.
Photo taken Spring 1961, Cavendish Place depot and coach station, Eastbourne
51. LXM20
Birch Brothers LXM20, a Windover C39C bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger seen at Wembley
Photo taken Saturday 11 April 1959, Wembley Stadium
52. LXM22
Birch Brothers K22, LXM22, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with Windover Kingsway C39C bodywork, part of which, with a nasty dent on the corner, is seen in this shot at Kings Cross, London.
Photo taken Saturday 19 November 1960, Pancras Road, London Kings Cross
53. LYE187
Seen at Ascot having been new in February 1951 to Ewer, London N.16, LYE187 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body. Companion coach, LYE 186, new at the same time had a PSU1/13 chassis.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
54. LYE945
LYE945 was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body new to Ewer, London N.16 in February 1951. Seen here at Ascot it had been transferred to the Fallowfield & Britten subsidiary.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
55. LYL721
Lander, Rainworth LYL721, a Beccols C41F bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, was new to Blue Cars, London W.C.2 in 1951 and is seen here in Parker Street coach park in Manchester.
Photo taken Saturday 31 May 1958, Parker Street Coach Park, Manchester
56. MLF429
New to Samuelson New Transport, London S.W.1 in 1951, MLF429 which was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Duple Ambassador C37C body had passed to Banfield, London S.E.15 in May 1959. Banfield operated a number of coaches on a contract with Cunard Eagle Airways and these were painted in Cunard livery. It was being used by Banfield for a trip to Ascot races.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
57. MLK952
New in November 1951 to Ewer, London N.16, MLK952 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body and is seen at Ascot when in Ewer's Grey Green fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
58. MPT584
Duple Ambassador C41C bodied Leyland Royal Tiger MPT584 had been new to Summerson Brothers, West Auckland in 1951. It passed first to Cowell, Sunderland and then to Julius & Lockwood, London S.E.15 and is seen here at Ascot in Cunard Eagle Airways livery after it had passed with the Julius & Lockwood business to Banfield, London S.E. 15 who had the contract to provide Cunard Eagle with coaches.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
59. MPW444
Norfolk Coachways, Attleborough MPW444 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with Churchill C41C body new in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 10 September 1960, London Victoria Coach Station
60. MTT635
MTT635, a Leyland PSU1/9 Royal Tiger with a Willowbrook B43F body had been new in 1951 as Devon General SL635 and was acquired by Great Yarmouth in 1963 and numbered 15. One of two acquired it is seen here outside the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 1964, Caister Road Garage
61. MXB806
A nearside view of a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body on a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger is provided by MXB806 of Ewer, London N.16, new in November 1951, which is carrying the Grey-Green fleetname and was seen at Ascot races.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
62. MXB807
MXB807 of Fallowfield & Britten, London N.16, (part of the George Ewer group) seen at Wembley Stadium, was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body new in November 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Wembley Stadium
63. MXB808
Seen at Kings Cross Coach Station, Pentonville Road is MXB808 of George Ewer (Grey Green), London N.16. This was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with Harrington Wayfarer C41C body new in November 1951.
Photo taken Friday 11 August 1961, Pentonville Road Coach Station, London Kings Cross
64. MXB809
MXB809 of Orange Luxury Coaches, London N.16 was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body new in November 1951 to Ewer, London N.16 seen at Ascot races.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
65. MXB810
Starting life in November 1951 with a Harrington C41C body in the fleet of George Ewer (Grey Green), London N.16, this Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, MXB810, was rebodied in 1964 with a Plaxton Panorama C43F body and is seen in Blackpool with Wood (Seagull Coaches), Blackpool.
Photo taken 1972, Blackpool
66. NMA1
NMA1, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Plaxton C41C body, new in 1951, and CRJ537, a 1947 Leyland Tiger PS1 rebodied in 1954 with a Burlingham FC35F body, both operated by Banfields on hire to Wimpey.
Photo taken Sunday 28 March 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
67. NTC445
Acquired by McLennan, Spittalfeld in late 1957/early 1958 from its original operator Hart, Coppull, NTC445 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Bellhouse Hartwell Landmaster C41C body which had been new in July 1951. McLennan withdrew it in January 1970 and it is seen here at Spittalfield after withdrawal prior to its being cannibalised by McLennan.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1970, Spittalfield
68. NTD447
Seen in Upper Briggate, Leeds is NTD447 which was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Santus C41C body new to Fairclough, Lostock in August 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 6 July 1958, Upper Briggate, Leeds
69. OUA886
New in 1951 to Wallace Arnold Tours, Leeds OUA886, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham C37C body, was later re-seated to C41C and fitted with air brakes in 1953/4 before passing to Garner, Bridge-of-Weir number 83 in October 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
70. OZ821
UTA E8948, OZ821 a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/11 with UTA B36F body new in July 1951.
Photo taken early 1950s, possibly at or en-route to the Hill of Howth Tramway
71. SEV814
SEV814, a Leyland PSU1/15 with a Thurgood 41 seat coach was new to Rose Brothers of Chelmsford in 1951. When Rose Brothers were purchased by Eastern National in 1958 it was transferred to their fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 4 March 1962, near New Road Garage, Tollesbury
72. SEV814
Eastern National 015, SEV814, ex Rose Bros., Chelmsford in June 1958, was a Thurgood C41F bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1951 and is seen at Ascot a month later still carrying Rose's livery of primrose with black mudguards and roof as well as its Rose fleet number 3
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, Ascot
73. SEV814
Eastern National, Chelmsford 015, SEV814, seen at Ascot, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Thurgood C41F body which had been new in 1951 to Rose Bros., Chelmsford and which was acquired by Eastern National in 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 18 July 1959, Ascot
74. VMK723
The location for this shot is the coach park at St Ives, around 61/62. The vehicle is VMK723, a magnificent looking Gurney Nutting bodied Leyland Royal Tiger of 1951, originally new to Valiant London, but shown here with Blue Venture Coaches, Culmstock, Devon.
Photo taken c.1961/2, Coach Park, St Ives
75. VRF629
In 1961 Harper Brothers, Heath Hayes provided their own B44F body for Leyland PSU1/12 Royal Tiger VRF629 which carried fleet number 48 and had been new to them in 1951 with a Metalcraft B41F body.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Heath Hayes
76. WMY34
WMY34 was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Duple Ambassador C41C body new to Venture, London N.W.2 in 1951. It passed to Banfield, London S.E.17 in January 1960 and is seen here at Ascot in Cunard Eagle Airways livery for which Banfield had a contract. It was withdrawn in 1964 and passed to Embassy Bingo, Strood as a non-P.S.V.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
77. CCP227
Hebble 57, CCP227, was one of six Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers which is seen in the West Yorkshire Coach Station on Wellington Street, Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 9 March 1957, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
78. CCP227
Loaded for a Huddersfield Express service from the Coliseum Bus Station in Blackpool is Hebble 29, CCP227, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body new in March 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
79. CMS369
PC3, CMS369, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with Alexander C41C body new to Alexander, Falkirk in 1952. Waiting departure to Elgin from Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
80. CMS371
Two Leyland Royal Tigers belonging to Alexander's (Northern) and allocated to Elgin depot, stand in Elgin Bus Station. At the front is NPC5, CMS371, a PSU1/15 with Alexander C41C bodywork, which had been new to the parent company in 1952 as PC5.
Photo taken 1967, Elgin Bus Station
81. DCH903
Trent 803, DCH903, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Leyland B44F body new in 1952 is seen here in Manchester (L.M.S.) whilst on a through service from Derby to Blackpool, the section from Manchester to Blackpool being operated 'On hire to NWRCC'.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
82. DWG524
Alexander Northern NPC28, DWG524, a 1952 Leyland Royal Tiger with Leyland coach body
Photo taken August 1969, Harrogate
83. DWG524
Preserved Alexander PC28, DWG524, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body seen here in the wild outback which Thorpe Park's car park was at the time of this Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1980, Thorpe Park
84. DWG524
Seen climbing New Bank on its way out of Halifax, heading for Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally is preserved DWG524, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body new to Alexander, Falkirk and transferred to Alexander (Northern), Aberdeen when Alexander was split into three companies.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
85. DWG526
DWG526 was originally operated by Alexander (Northern) but by the 1970s had passed to the Aintree and District Bus Preservation Society. It is seen here about to set off on one of the Society's outings. Ken doesn't recall ever seeing this bus on rallies he attended between 1972 and the present day so whether the vehicle still exists is open to further research.
Photo taken 1970s, Aintree, Liverpool
86. DWG528
Not all of Alexander's Royal Tigers had Alexander 'Coronation' bodies. Ten were bodied by Leyland, of which five were operated by Alexander's (Northern) after the 1961 split. NPC32, DWG528, was one of the latter; a Leyland PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C bodywork, it had been new in 1952 to Walter Alexander & Sons as PC32 and is seen here in the parking area at the side of Aberdeen Bus Station.
Photo taken c 1968, Aberdeen Bus Station
87. EAG630
Young, Ayr (AA Motor Services) EAG630 was a Leyland PSU1/9 Royal Tiger new in April 1952 with a Leyland B44F body seen in Ayr.
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1970, Boswell Park, Ayr
88. EAG630
EAG630, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body had been new in April 1952 to Young, Ayr.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Young's Garage, Carrick Street, Ayr
89. ECK584
Rear view of Highland Omnibuses J6, ECK584, a Leyland bodied PSU1/13 showing the modifications of the ex-Ribble vehicle to accommodate the skiers equipment on the Aviemore to Cairngorms service.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1970, Cairngorms
90. ECK595
Ulsterbus 9008, ECK595, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1952 with Leyland B44F bodywork. New as Ribble 332, this was acquired in 1966 and converted to a towbus in 1974 and finally withdrawn in Jan 1980.
Photo taken July 1979, Newtownards Depot
91. ECK601
Morley, Whittlesey ECK601 was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body which had been new as Ribble 338 in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Peterborough Bus Station
92. ECK604
ECK604 was a Leyland PSU1/13 with a Leyland B44F body new as Ribble 341 in May 1952. It is seen here with Highland Omnibuses, seemingly having been operating the service to Aviemore.
93. ECK606
Ribble 343, ECK606, new in 1952 and seen here in Leeds was one of 110 Leyland B44F Royal Tigers in this fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 2 July 1955, Castle Street, Leeds
94. ECK616
Ribble 353, ECK616, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body, one of 110 such vehicles delivered to Ribble in 1952, apart from the first one which was delivered in 1951. Withdrawn in 1963 it passed to F. Cowley (dealer), Salford in September and to Simpson, Rosehearty in October. It became Alexander (Northern) NPC69 in December 1966 when Simpson's business was acquired.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Carlisle Bus Station
95. EHE160
Stevensons of Uttoxeter EHE160 in use as a tree lopper and store, a former Yorkshire Traction Leyland Royal Tiger with Roe bodywork, fleet number 959, one of six bought in 1952.
Photo taken 1976, Uttoxeter Garage
96. EJR791
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, EJR791, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 built in 1952 and rebodied with a Plaxton Panorama C43F body in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1981, Lockey's Garage, St. Helen Auckland
97. EJR791
EJR791, seen here at Seaton Delaval, had been new in 1952 to Hunter, Seaton Delaval as number 19 with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body, The Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger was rebodied in 1966 with a Plaxton Panorama C43F body and was renumbered 27 still with Hunter.
Photo taken 1972, Westborne Terrace, Seaton Delaval
98. ERN688
Ribble 365, ERN688, seen at Moor Lane bus station in Bolton was one of a hundred and ten Leyland B44F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers delivered in 1951 (298) and 1952 (299-407).
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
99. ERN693
Contractor Peter Lind ERN693, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1952 with Leyland B44F bodywork. Former Ribble 370 was showing signs of neglect as it nears the end of its career.
Photo taken April 1972
100. ERN708
ERN708 was a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Leyland B44F body, new in 1952 to Ribble Motor Services, no. 385. Withdrawn in 1966, it was one of a batch of 37 vehicles of this type that were sold to the Ulster Transport Authority later the same year.
Photo taken June 1966, Stranraer Docks
101. EWH967
Hylton & Dawson EWH967, acquired in December 1960 from Glover, Orrell was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body which had been new in March 1952 to Binns, Bolton.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, Western Boulevard, Leicester
102. FDB601
North Western 601, FDB601, in the all cream livery, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body which was seen at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 3 June 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
103. FDB602
North Western 602, FDB602, one of fifteen Leyland C41C bodied Royal Tigers new in 1952, was caught in Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford whilst working as a duplicate vehicle on the X12 service Bradford - Halifax - Oldham - Manchester which was operated jointly with Yorkshire Woollen District.
Photo taken Sunday 13 May 1956, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
104. FDB602
North Western 602, FDB602, was the third of ten Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers delivered in 1952. It is seen leaving the stand at Moor Lane bus station, Bolton whilst working the Manchester - Blackpool X60 service in one of the many liveries carried by this batch.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
105. FDB605
Jervis, Wellington FDB605, a Leyland PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body, new 1952.
Photo taken c.1964, East Park Road, Wolverhampton
106. FFR361
Standerwick 142, FFR361, a Leyland PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body, new in 1952, caught leaving Victoria Coach Station en-route for Blackpool.
Photo taken c. 1956, London Victoria Coach Station
107. FFR697
Standerwick 153, FFR697, and 155, FFR699, a pair of Leyland PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C bodies, new in 1952, preparing for the trip back to Blackpool.
Photo taken c. 1956, London Victoria Coach Station
108. FJN208
Eastern National 137, FJN208, a Leyland PSU1/13 with Burlingham C39C body, was one of a batch ordered by City Coach Co but by the time they were delivered in 1952, they had been absorbed by Westcliff, hence the Southend registration.
Photo taken c. 1962/3, Victoria Station, Southend
109. FJN209
Eastern National 138, FJN209, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C39C body new in June 1952 to Westcliff-on-Sea (but ordered by City Coach Co) and was seen at Hampton Court Station car park.
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 1958, Hampton Court Station Car Park
110. FTL754
Delaine, Bourne 34, FTL754, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Duple Ambassador C41C body new in March 1952 and is seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough. It was withdrawn by 3/59 and passed to Johnson, Rushden.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
111. GKG52
Cardiff Corporation 135 and 134, GKG52 and GKG51, Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers with East Lancs B44F bodywork, new in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Cardiff
112. GWN565
Red & White acquired GWN565 from United Welsh 995 and numbered it U6251. The Leyland PSU1/9 Royal Tiger carried Lydney B45F bodywork and is seen at Pontypridd.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Chapel Street, Pontypridd
113. HAV385
HAV385 was a Leyland PSU1/13 with a Leyland B44F body new in 1952 and was one of a pair new to Simpson, Rosehearty. It is seen here with Garner, Bridge-of-Weir.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 June 1962
114. HBU267
Clements, Skelmersdale HBU267, a Plaxton Venturer C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger carried the somewhat rarer ‘bulbous’ version of the body. Dating from 1952, when it was new to Renton, Oldham, it passed to Clements in April 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1961, Wembley Stadium
115. JGE430
Mercury, Boscombe JGE430 was a Burlingham C37C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger which had been C32CT when new to Northern Roadways, Glasgow operating the London to Scotland services.
Photo taken Saturday 27 May 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
116. JMR736
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down ran two Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1 Royal Tigers. JMR736 carrying fleet number 14, was the PSU1/16 air-braked version.
Photo taken Saturday 24 June 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
117. JMR736
JMR736, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Leyland C41C body owned by Goulee, London SE4, new to Silver Star of Porton Down, and seen here in Bexhill Road where this operator generally parked his vehicles.
Photo taken Bexhill Road, Lewisham, London SE4
118. JVB908
Homeland Tours, Croydon operated JVB908, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a rare Mann Egerton (Crellin-Duplex) HDC24/26C body dating from 1952.
Photo taken 1952
119. JVB908
JVB908, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a rare Mann Egerton (Crellin-Duplex) HDC24/26C body dating from 1952, on display at East Anglian Transport Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 24 September 2016, Carlton Coalville
120. KOY345
Bourne & Balmer, Croydon KOY345 was a Harrington Wayfarer C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in May 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 13 September 1964, Southend (?)
121. LAO889
Moffat, Cleator Moor LAO889 was a bit of a celebrity by the 1970s - a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Plaxton Panorama C41F body of April 1963 on a recycled chassis new at the operator in June 1952. It originally carried a Burlingham C37C body.
Photo taken Sunday 10 January 1971, Cleator Moor Yard, Cumberland
122. LDD770
Seen at Airdrie Cross is Baxter 100, LDD770, a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with Willowbrook B44F body which had been new to Bevan Bros., Cinderford in January 1952 and which passed to Baxter in February 1953 as number 60, being renumbered in 1954. It was withdrawn in July 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 9 April 1960, Graham Street, Airdrie Cross
123. LNY361
F Lockey, St Helen's Auckland, LNY361, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1952 with Weymann B44F bodywork. This had been new as Rhondda 320.
Photo taken Mid 1960s?, Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland
124. LUF502
Southdown 1502, LUF502, a Leyland Royal Tiger with East Lancs B41F body, new in 1952
Photo taken 1964, Basin Road, Chichester
125. LUF509
Southdown 1509, LUF509, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with East Lancs rear-entrance(?) body.
Photo taken c. 1957, London Victoria Coach Station
126. LUF509
Southdown 1509, LUF509, was a Leyland PSU1 Royal Tiger with B39R body new in 1952. It is seen here on hire to the associated Triumph Coaches.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
127. LUF600
Southdown 1600, LUF600, the first of twenty Duple Ambassador C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers new in 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
128. LUF601
Southdown 1601, LUF601, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Duple C41C body, new in 1952 and alongside 1030, OUF130, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with a Beadle C41C body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
129. LUF628
Southdown 1628, LUF628, a 1952 Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body is seen at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 3 June 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
130. LUF629
Southdown 1629, LUF629, a Leyland C41C bodied Leyland Royal Tiger alongside a Midland Red C3 with Willowbrook body. The Southdown has been fitted with modified destination box for stage work although on coach duty at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 10 September 1960, London Victoria Coach Station
131. LUF639
Mexborough & Swinton former 104, LUF639, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body, new in 1952 as Southdown 1639. It passed to M&S in 1964 and was converted into this towing vehicle in 1966.
Photo taken September 1968, Mexborough & Swinton Depot, Rawmarsh
132. LUF643
Photographed after being down-graded to bus work and fitted with a larger destination display is Southdown, Brighton 1643, LUF643, a 1952 Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body, awaiting departure from Pool Valley Bus Station in Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 23 April 1961, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
133. LUF811
LUF811 was the second in a batch of 20 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15s with Harrington C26C bodies, new to Southdown Motor Services in 1952. It was numbered 811 and entered service in January 1952.
Photo taken July 1963, Petworth House
134. LUF821
Southdown 1821, LUF821, was a Harrington C26C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1952 as 821 and renumbered in 1955/6 seen at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, London Victoria Coach Station
135. LWX446
Holden, Chorley LWX446, a 1952 Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger carried Santus C41C bodywork. New to Anderton, Keighley it passed to Holden in May 1958 and was seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1961, Wembley Stadium
136. MKH422
Former East Yorkshire Motor Services 604, MKH422, a Leyland PSU with MCW B42F body new in 1952 with contractor NORWEST.
Photo taken circa 1969, Wigan
137. MRR305
MRR305 was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body which had been new in 1952 to East Midland, Chesterfield as R305. Jefferys (Liss & District), Grayshott acquired it in August 1964 and it is seen here at the garage in Liss.
Photo taken Sunday 2 May 1965, Liss
138. MRR309
West Hartlepool 49, MRR309, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1952 with Leyland B42F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1967, Lynn Street, Hartlepool
139. MVO115
MVO115 was a Yeates C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1952 to Clark, Epperstone. When seen here at Gilwell Park it was operated by Caterer (t/a Icknield Coaches), Tring, its sixth operator.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Gilwell Park
140. NKH46
In the early post war years Plaxton were very much a small time player with a strong northern client base. This Leyland Royal Tiger of 1952, NKH46, carries a Plaxton Venturer body with styling not disimilar to contemporary Burlingham designs.
Photo taken August 1981, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
141. NKH46
NKH46, a preserved Leyland Royal Tiger of 1952 with a Plaxton Venturer body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
142. NKH46
A rear view of preserved former Bluebird of Hull NKH46, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Plaxton Venturer C41C body, new in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
143. NMN906
Isle of Man Road Services 88, NMN906, an all Leyland PSU1/13, new in 1952.
Photo taken Monday 11 August 1975, Peel, Isle of Man
144. NMN906
All-Leyland PSU1/13 88, NMN906, was new in 1952 to IOM Road Services but, after withdrawal in 1978, continued in use for staff transport for the railway with IOM National Transport and still survives today, although in fairly poor condition after use as a publicity vehicle and then rally control point.
Photo taken Thursday 28 June 1979, Douglas Station, Isle Of Man
145. NMN908
Isle of Man Road Services 90, NMN908, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1952 with Leyland B44F bodywork. Taken unloading at St John's delivering some of the crowds for Tynwald Day.
Photo taken Monday 5 July 1976, St John's, Isle of Man
146. NTD253
Widnes 18, NTD253, was one of two Royal Tiger PSU1/13 chassis with Leyland's own bus body, a relatively rare municipal vehicle. New in March 1952 they were later converted for one-man operation as seen here.
147. NTD253
Widnes 18, NTD253 was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body new in March 1952. It, along with sister vehicle 19 (NTD254), had been altered to B42F for one-man operation in Novembeer 1966 and is seen in the garage entrance.
Photo taken Saturday 9 September 1967, Widnes Garage
148. NTD254
Seen in St. Helens is Widnes 19, NTD254, one of two Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with Leyland B44F bodies new in March 1952. Both had been altered to B42F for one-man operation in November 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, St. Helens
149. NTD254
Widnes 19, NTD254 one of two Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with Leyland B44F bodies new in March 1952. Both had been altered to B42F for one-man operation in Novembeer 1966. It is seen here in Widnes preparing for a journey to St. Helens.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Widnes Garage
150. NTJ985
Seen in Airdrie is Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 107, NTJ985, new in 1952 and acquired from Corless, Coppull in 1957. It was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with Leyland B44F body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Graham Street, Airdrie Cross
151. NTJ985
Seen in Main Street, Coatbridge is Baxter, Airdrie 107, NTJ985, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body which had been new to Corless, Charnock Richard in May 1952, passing to Baxter in May 1957.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
152. NYA377
Boddy, Bridlington was a leading exponent of rebodying/rechassising vehicles and NYA377, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, started life with a Plaxton C41C body with Binding & Payne, Clevedon. Boddy had it rebodied with a Plaxton C43F body in 1962 and it is seen in this guise at Saville Street, Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 25 August 1962, Saville Street, Leeds
153. OKO27
Maidstone & District CO279, OKO27, seen at Victoria Coach Station was a Leyland C37C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
154. OKO31
Maidstone & District CO283, OKO31, seen at Victoria Coach Station was a Leyland C37C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
155. OTE915
Harrington ‘Courier’ C41C bodywork was carried by Gregson, Skelmersdale’s Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, OTE915, dating from 1952 and seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1961, Wembley Stadium
156. OTE915
Malta DBY402, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 built in 1952 with Aquilina B44F bodywork from 1974. This had been new to Gregson of Skelmersdale with a Harrington Courier C41C body and had the registration OTE915.
Photo taken Valletta Bus Station, Malta
157. PAF36
E. J. Deeble, Upton Cross PAF36 is seen here at Deeble's garage. It was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body with a dorsal fin which had been new to Hawkey, Newquay in June 1952. The 'Liskeard' in the destination glass can be explained by Deeble's address being The Garage, Upton Cross, Liskeard. There was at one time also A.J. Deeble & Son, Darley Ford, Upton Cross, Liskeard just to cause confusion.
Photo taken Monday 26 July 1971, Upton Cross
158. PDH515
PDH515 was a Metalcraft bodied Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 new in 1952 to Central Coachways, Walsall. It is seen in Pond Street operating for A & C Wigmore, Dinnington on their service thence, from Sheffield. It was C41C when new but had been rebuilt to C41F for service with A. & C. Wigmore.
Photo taken Saturday 26 October 1963, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
159. PHN801
United Automobile Company LUT1, PHN801, a Leyland PSU1/15 with E.C.W. C39F body, was one of nine delivered in 1952/3 in the olive green and cream livery for the Tyne-Tees-Thames service from Newcastle to London.
Photo taken Sunday 6 July 1958, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
160. PKE272
Maidstone & District CO272, PKE272, carried the only Harrington Commander body built which dates from 1952 and seated C37C when new. The chassis was a standard Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
161. PKE272
This unique Harrington Commander C37C body was fitted to a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger, to become PKE272, which was CO272 in the Maidstone & District fleet and which was seen at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 3 June 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
162. PVT18
Potteries C518, PVT18, a Burlingham Seagull bodied Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 seen at Manchester Lower Mosley Street Bus Station ready to operate a journey to Hanley. It is flanked by a Windover bodied Leyland PS2 and a Weymann bodied Bristol of the North Western fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 31 May 1958, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
163. RVT475
Potteries 857, RVT475, was a 1952 Leyland C41C bodied Leyland Royal Tiger acquired from Dawson, Ash Bank which had been rebuilt to front entrance.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Woodhouse Street, Stoke-upon-Trent
164. UI9514
Londonderry & Lough Swilly UI9514, a 1952 Leyland PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body was new to North Western Road Car Co., no. 609, FDB609.
Photo taken July 1964, Letterkenny Bus Station
165. XMT80
XMT80, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Duple C37C body built in 1952. Originally owned by Venture, Hendon and sold in 1960 to Banfields.
Photo taken Sunday 31 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
166. XRE725
Harper, Heath Hayes XRE725 was a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body new as number 50 in June 1952. In September 1967 it received its flat front, and was rebuilt to become C41F.
Photo taken early 1971, Bus Station, Cannock
167. 1032E
Harper Brothers, Heath Hayes 21, 1032E, a 1953 Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with Burlingham Seagull C41C body rebuilt by Harper to DP41F using bus seats and a flat front was seen at the garage at Heath Hayes.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Heath Hayes
168. 1032E
Harper, Heath Hayes 21, 1032E, a Leyland PSU1/11 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham Seagull C41C body new in 1953 at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
169. AEK514
Wigan 101, AEK514, seen in Wigan Market Place, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with Northern Counties B43F body new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Wigan Market Place
170. AEK514
Wigan Corporation 101, AEK514, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Northern Counties B43F bodywork. Recently restored and seen outside the Manchester Museum of Transport at Boyle Street.
Photo taken Saturday 29 March 2014, Manchester Museum of Transport
171. CJX66
Seen in New York Street outside Leeds Central Bus Station is Hebble 65, CJX66, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Weymann B44F body. Whether a car jumped the traffic lights or the Royal Tiger's vacuum brakes were ineffective I forget but the bus driver and car driver are obviously exchanging words while the passengers are delayed on their journey to Todmorden.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 1956, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
172. ECH211
Trent, Derby 211, ECH211, seen here in Mersey Square, Stockport was a Willowbrook C37C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in 1953.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 June 1961, Mersey Square, Stockport
173. ECH212
Seen at Manchester (L.M.S.) is Trent 212, ECH212, a Willowbrook C37C bodied Leyland Royal Tiger, one of six new in 1953, which having worked the X1 service from Nottingham was continuing to Blackpool.
Photo taken Saturday 31 May 1958, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
174. ECH213
ECH213, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Willowbrook C37C body new to Trent in 1953. These well appointed stylish coaches gave good service on tours, excursions and private hires for 10 years. Sold to Monks of Warrington via Frank Cowley in 1963. a rather sad end to a fine vehicle.
Photo taken between 1964-67
175. EHE921
Yorkshire Traction 974, EHE921, was the first of three Windover Kingsway C39R bodied Leyland Royal Tigers new in 1953 and seen here in Wellington Street coach station in Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
176. EHE947
Yorkshire Traction 1000, EHE947, was a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Willowbrook B42F body new in 1953.
Photo taken 1965, Barnsley
177. EMS516
Alexander's (Northern) NPC61, EMS516, was a Leyland PSU1/15 with Alexander C41C bodywork. New in 1953, and originally equipped with a sun visor, it had been PC61 in the main Alexander's fleet but became part of the Northern fleet at the 1961 split.
Photo taken 1968, Aberdeen Bus Station
178. FCK402
Gozo Route Bus Y-0815, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 built in 1953 with Schembri B40C bodywork from 1973.
Photo taken probably near Victoria bus station, Gozo.
179. FCK430
Ribble 930, FCK430, the fifth of fifteen Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/16s with Burlingham Seagull C41C body new in 1953, one of England's finest seen in the parking area at Carlisle Ribble Bus Station, Lowther Street on St George's Day, 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 23 April 1966, Carlisle Ribble Bus Station, Lowther Street
180. FCK431
FCK431, Ribble 931, was one of the forty Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers new to Ribble in 1953. Twenty-five had superb Leyland C41C bodies whilst fifteen, including 931, had Burlingham Seagull C32C bodies for use on extended tours from 1953 to 1961 when they were altered to C41C. All fifteen of the Burlingham ones passed to Millburn Motors (dealer), Preston in 1967 with 931 being licensed by Millburn from May to August 1968 before passing to J. Smart and Company (contractors) Limited, Edinburgh in September. It was sold for scrap by April 1971.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Court Square, Carlisle
181. FCK433
Malta EBY622 Leyland Royal Tiger built ca 1953 with an Aquilina body from 1975.
Photo taken Thursday 19 May 2011, Valletta, Malta
182. FCK569
Seen at Victoria Coach Station is Scout, Preston FCK569, which was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Duple Coronation Ambassador C41C body, the last one of three new in 1953.
Photo taken Wednesday 3 June 1959, London Victoria Coach Station
183. FDB548
Seen at Parker Street in Manchester is North Western 548, FDB548, a Weymann B44F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger, one of thirty-six such vehicles delivered in 1953.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 January 1958, Parker Street, Manchester
184. FJA612
Originally North Western, Stockport 612, FJA612, a Leyland PSU1/15 with a Leyland C41C body, passed to Clark, Dumfries in July 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 June 1963
185. HDR408
Rowes of Dobwalls, Cornwall were the owners of HDR408, a Leyland Royal Tiger with a Longwell Green C41C body. Built in 1953, it first entered service with the Plymouth Co-operative Society as their fleet number 531, and sold to Embankment Motors of Plymouth in 1961. In 1963 it was bought by Rowes (of Rowe "Hillmaster" chassis fame) who kept it until 1970 when it went to Deeble's of Upton Cross.
Photo taken 1968, St Ives
186. HFN1
East Kent HFN1 was one of two Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers with a Duple Coronation Ambassador C32C bodies which was seen at Victoria Coach Station in London.
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
187. HVA883
Baxter (Scottish Omnibuses) 101, HVA883, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with Leyland B44F new in 1953 seen here in Airdrie
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Graham Street, Airdrie Cross
188. HVA883
Baxter, Airdrie 101, HVA883, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body which had been new in March 1953 and is seen n Main Street, Coatbridge.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Main Street, Coatbridge
189. KDK1
Harrington Wayfarer C41C bodywork was carried by KDK1, a Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger, new to Ellen Smith, Rochdale in 1953.
Photo taken Thursday 8 June 1961, Smith’s garage, Yorkshire Street, Rochdale
190. LWY702
Pennine, Gargrave LWY702, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Leyland B44F body, new in 1953.
Photo taken late 1967, Skipton Bus Station
191. LYP425
Samuelson, London S.W.1 LYP425, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger had a Duple Ambassador C37C body and is seen at Victoria Coach Station in Hunting Clan livery for one of Samuelson’s airport contracts.
Photo taken Sunday 16 October 1960, London Victoria Coach Station
192. MAO105
Cumberland 175, MAO105, was the last of three Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers new in 1953. It is seen here at Carlisle and had been numbered 347 before the fleet renumbering in 1961. It passed to Dublin Hire Coaches in April 1966.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Carlisle Bus Station
193. MAO105
Seen at Wembley Stadium is Cumberland 347, MAO105, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body, one of three new to Cumberland in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1961, Wembley Stadium
194. MAO107
Cumberland 155 and 158, MAO107 and MAO109, 1953 Leyland B44F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers seen at Carlisle, new in 1953 as 339 and 341 before the fleet renumbering in 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Carlisle Bus Station
195. MAO110
Cumberland 342, MAO110, seen in Whitehaven was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body, one of seven new between March and July 1953.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
196. MAO111
Two Cumberland vehicles, on the left 159, MAO111, a 1953 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Leyland B44F body and on the right 552, 111DRM, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H33/27R body new in 1961
Photo taken March 1967, Whitehaven
197. MCD48
Southdown 1648, MCD48, was one of five Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers with a Duple Coronation Ambassador C41C body new in 1953 and is seen here on South Parade, Southsea.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, South Parade, Southsea
198. MCD510
Seen in Pool Valley at Brighton is Southdown 1510, MCD510, the first of thirty Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with East Lancs B40C bodies.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
199. MCD520
Southdown, Brighton 1520, MCD520, seen in Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger, new in 1953, with an East Lancs B40C body.
Photo taken Sunday 23 April 1961, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
200. MCD525
Southdown 1525, MCD525, was a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with an East Lancs B39F body of 1953. Behind it is Aldershot & District 283, RCG601, a Weymann-bodied AEC Reliance of 1957.
Photo taken 1966, Midhurst
201. MCD532
Southdown 1532, MCD532, a 1953 Leyland Royal Tiger PCU1/13 with an East Lancs B39F body. This vehicle was built with a central entrance, but was later rebuilt for one person operation.
Photo taken 1966, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
202. MCD533
Southdown 1533, MCD533, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with East Lancs B39F body, new in 1953, one of a batch of 40 bought in 1952/3.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1964, Old Steine, Brighton
203. MCD538
Seen at Pool Valley Bus Station in Brighton, Southdown 1538, MCD538, carried East Lancs B40C bodywork on its Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger chassis new in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 23 April 1961, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
204. MUF650
Southdown 1650, MUF650, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/16 with Duple body, seen in Wellington Street coach station in Leeds was operating on a service to Harrogate from Worthing via Brighton as shown by the roof boards and the 'Through coach to Harrogate' on the front.
Photo taken Saturday 1 September 1956, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
205. MUF650
Malta Y-0306, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/16 built in 1953 with Aquilina B45F bodywork from 1973. New as Southdown 1650 with Duple Ambassador C41C bodywork and registered MUF650. Subsequently reregistered DBY306.
Photo taken 1990s, Malta
206. MUF659
Southdown 1659, MUF659, a Duple Ambassador C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger new in 1953 is seen at Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, London Victoria Coach Station
207. NLJ267
Between November 1970 and June 1971, Southend Corporation hired two single deckers from Bournemouth Corporation, NLJ267, seen here, and NLJ268. They were Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Burlingham B42F bodies, new in December 1953, and retained their Bournemouth livery while with Southend.
Photo taken 1970/1, Whitegate Road, emerging into High Street, Southend
208. NLJ269
This 1956 photo is of Bournemouth 269, NLJ269, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Burlingham B41D bodywork. It was renumbered as 91 in 1958 and subsequently, in 1960, lost its rear platform when it was rebuilt to B42F.
Photo taken 1956, Bournemouth
209. NNB108
Seen on Mauldeth Road, Withington was Manchester 8, NNB108, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Northern Counties B42R body new in 1953. This was operating on the 22 service from Eccles to Lloyd Road, Levenshulme.
Photo taken Thursday 29 August 1963, Mauldeth Road, Burnage
210. NNB122
Manchester 22, NNB122, seen here on the Dane Bank Estate, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Northern Counties B43F body new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 28 May 1960, Dane Bank Estate, Manchester
211. NNB123
Manchester 23, NNB123, was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Northern Counties B43F body and is pictured on the Peel Hall Estate.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Peel Hall Estate, Manchester
212. NNB124
Manchester 24, NNB124, Leyland PSU1/13 with Northern Counties B33C body in Piccadilly Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 19 October 1957, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
213. NNB125
Preserved Manchester 25, NNB125, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Northern Counties B33C centre entrance bodywork, new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
214. NNB131
Manchester 31, NNB131, Leyland PSU1/13 with Bond RC41F body (on Burlingham frames) in Piccadilly Bus Station. Six Royal Tigers were delivered in 1953 with raised roof bodies for airport work.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 October 1955, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
215. NRH654
East Yorkshire received three Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers with Windover Kingsway C35R bodies in 1953 and the first one 613, NRH654, named 'Kingston Star' is seen leaving Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1961, Wembley Stadium
216. NRH656
East Yorkshire 615, NRH656, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Windover Kingsway C35R body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Wembley Stadium
217. PDH807
Walsall 807, PDH807, one of five Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with Park Royal B42F bodies was new in 1953 and was one of three (806/7/9) converted for omo in December 1961. Five with Leyland B44F bodies had been delivered in 1952 (801-805, PDH 801-805).
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
218. RWA222
Sheffield 222, RWA222, was a Weymann B31RP bodied Leyland Royal Tiger new in 1953 and is seen leaving Pond Street Bus Station. There is already a rear view on the site.
Photo taken Thursday 15 May 1958, Pond Street Bus Station
219. ECP205
Hebble had four Bellhouse Hartwell Landmaster C37C bodied Leylands and the first of these 33, ECP205, a Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger new in 1954 is seen here on the Chorlton Street coach park in Manchester. When new it was numbered 71, being renumbered in June 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 11 October 1958, Chorlton Street Coach Park, Manchester
220. ECP206
Hebble had four of these Bellhouse Hartwell bodied Leyland Royal Tigers new in 1954 and 34, ECP206, a PSU1/16 with a C37C body is seen at the Coliseum Bus Station in Blackpool.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
221. ECP499
Hebble Motor Services 73, ECP499, is a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Bellhouse Hartwell C37C bodywork. New in June 1954 it was later renumbered 35 and was withdrawn in October 1966 passing to F.Cowley, Salford.
Photo taken 1954, Savile Park, Halifax
222. FFR355
Standerwick 136, FFR355, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with Leyland C41C body at Saville Street, Leeds which was used in the summer as an overflow to Wellington Street.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 1958, parking area between Lisbon Street and Castle Street, Leeds
223. HWV793
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down 28, HWV793, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger had a Leyland C41C body and carried fleet number 13 when new but it was rebodied with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body in 1956 after a serious accident and renumbered. It was seen in Manchester at the Parker Street Coach Park on a Forces leave service.
Photo taken Sunday 4 May 1958, Parker Street Coach Park, Manchester
224. JWO217
Red & White DS4951, JWO217, a Lydney C41F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger at a relatively deserted Cheltenham Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 5 September 1964, Cheltenham Coach Station
225. KNR240
Gibson, Barlestone 35, KNR240, seen at Ascot races, was a Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger with a Yeates Riviera C41C body new in June 1954 and which seemingly retains its semaphore arm indicators.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
226. KWY902
KWY902 was a Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger operated by W.R. & P. Bingley, Kinsley and is seen here in Wakefield Bus Station on their share of the 'United Services' route from Wakefield to South Elmsall, a short working of the Doncaster service.
Photo taken Saturday 21 January 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
227. MBY909
A. Timpson & Sons Ltd. Catford London SE6, MBY909 a Leyland PSUC1/2 with Strachans C41C body. New to Homelands Tours, Croydon in 1954, when acquired by Timpsons in 1955 it was painted in Bourne & Balmer Livery (green & grey) until 1962 when it received Timpson cream & chocolate livery. Sold in 1965 to Chapman, SE3 (T/A Kims Coaches).
Photo taken 1965, rear of Depot, 175 Rushey Green, Catford (Plassy Road)
228. MUP60
Lockey's, St. Helens Auckland, MUP60, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1971, Lockey's Garage, St. Helen Auckland
229. MWY603
Taylor, Cudworth was one of two operators which used the fleetname "Ideal Service" for a joint route from Barnsley to Upton. MWY603 carried fleet number 9 and was a Leyland PSU1/13 with Roe B44F body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
230. NCD666
Southdown 1666, NCD666, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/16 with Duple C41C body, new in 1954
Photo taken c. 1956, London Victoria Coach Station
231. NLJ268
Bournemouth 90, NLJ268, a Leyland PSU1/13 with Burlingham B42F body.
Photo taken Summer 1971, Great Wakering
232. NLJ270
Malta EBY620, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1954 and rebodied by Caruana in 1979.
Photo taken Monday 16 May 2011, Valletta, Malta
233. NLJ272
Preserved Bournemouth 262, NLJ272, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Burlingham B42F body new in 1954 seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
234. NUF74
Southdown entered 1845, NUF74, a Duple Ambassador C26C bodied Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger in the British Coach Rally. It is seen here in Sutherland Street before starting its journey from Victoria Coach Station to Brighton. It had been new in 1954 as number 1674 when it seated 41. It was reseated and renumbered in 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
235. NWT329
Pennine Motor Services NWT329, a 1954 Leyland Royal Tiger with Roe bodywork. A fairly late model Royal Tiger which gave almost 20 years service to Pennine
Photo taken January 1971, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
236. NWT329
Pennine Motor Services, Gargrave NWT329, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/14 with Roe B44F body, new in 1954. Alongside is Hargreaves of Hebden JWU792, a Commer Avenger I with Burlingham C33F body, new in 1949.
Photo taken 1973, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
237. NWT807
Seen in Skipton is Simpson (Pennine), Gargrave NWT807, a Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger with a Roe B44F body new in June 1954.
Photo taken Skipton Bus Station
238. OUE12
Stratford Blue 57, OUE12, a Burlingham Seagull C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Cheltenham
239. OUF130
Southdown 1601, LUF601, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 with Duple C41C body, new in 1952 and alongside 1030, OUF130, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with a Beadle C41C body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
240. OXJ481
Mason, Manchester ran OXJ481, a 1954 Bankfield C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger seen here at Manchester London Road Station (now known - incorrectly - as Manchester Piccadilly).
Photo taken Sunday 9 March 1958, Manchester London Road Station
241. RWA222
Sheffield Corporation 222, Leyland Royal Tiger RWA222, one of a pair new in 1954 showing the unusual rear entrance arrangement on these buses with Weymann B31RP bodies, seen about to leave Pond Street Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 21 April 1963, Pond Street Bus Station
242. SKE985
Maidstone & District CO289, SKE985, a Harrington Wayfarer C37C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger new in January 1954, the first of twelve, is seen on the spare ground at the top end of Victoria Coach Station adjacent to the overseas departures building.
Photo taken Saturday 10 September 1960, Ebury Street, near London Victoria Coach Station
243. SKE991
Unidentified owner, SKE991, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 built in 1954 with Harrington C37C bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, The Potteries, north east of Newcastle under Lyme
244. ZO6941
ZO6941 was CIE U70, a 1954 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with CIE B45R body. It was still in this format when this photograph was taken, but in 1967 it was unusually rebuilt to B41D.
Photo taken July 1964, Galway CIE depot
245. BJP364
Wigan Corporation 105, BJP364, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built in 1955 with Northern Counties B43F bodywork. Atlantean NEK1K, new that year, is behind.
Photo taken October 1972, Wigan Central Station
246. GWH516
Bolton Corporation 9, GWH516, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/14 built in 1955 with East Lancs B43F Body
Photo taken 1964, Moor Lane Bus Station
247. GWH516
Bolton 9, GWH516, was a solitary East Lancs B43F bodied Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger delivered in 1955 and is seen entering the bay for routes 215 and 225 at Moor Lane bus station in Bolton.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
248. SKB168
Liverpool City Transport XL171, SKB168, a 1955 registered Leyland PSU1/13 'Royal Tiger' with Metro-Cammell one and a half deck airport-style coach body seen outside Lime Street Station in Skelhorne Street.
Photo taken Thursday 1 September 1966, Skelhorne Street, Liverpool
249. YHA26
Farr (contractor) YHA26, a Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster RT3/1 with Harrington Wayfarer C37C body, new to Gliderways of Smethwick in 1955.
Photo taken Friday 18 September 1970, Wainfleet
250. ZO6909
On the left is ZO6909, one of CIE's famous "River" class Royal Tigers. New in 1955, though with a 1953 chassis number, it was a Leyland PSU1/15 bodied by CIE with a C34C body and numbered U38, named "The Dargle", which is carried above the windscreen. It was withdrawn in 1970 and went for scrap.
Photo taken July 1964, Galway CIE depot
251. CMS386
Alexander (Midland) MPC20, CMS386, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Alexander C41C body.
Photo taken 1965, Callendar Depot
252. FYS677
Southend ex-Glasgow Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster 210, FYS677
Photo taken Southend Central Station
253. FYS677
Southend ex-Glasgow Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster 210, FYS677, minus its badge.
Photo taken Monday 20 March 1972, Church Road, Pier Hill, Southend
254. FYS678
Southend ex-Glasgow Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster 211, FYS678, at Bournes Green in April 1966, just after entering service.
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 1966, Bournes Green, Southend
255. FYS679
Southend ex-Glasgow Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster 212, FYS679
Photo taken c. 1966/7, Victoria Station, Southend
256. FYS689
Longstaff's of Mirfield XUP507, an Albion Aberdonian MR11L with Plaxton Highway B45F body, new in 1957 to Armstrong's of Ebchester and acquired in 1967. To the left is Joseph Wood of Mirfield FYS689, a Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster RT3/1 with Weymann/GCT B44F body, new in 1956 to Glasgow Corporation (LS18, and originally B40D) and acquired in 1965. It was rebodied in 1971 with a Plaxton Panorama Elite C45F body and lasted for many more years, later running for Tower Coaches and disguised with a Leyland Leopard badge.
257. JBN141
Bolton Corporation 10, JBN141, seen at Moor Lane Bus Station carried a Bond B43F body on its Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger chassis new in 1956, the last Royal Tiger to be built.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
258. NNB134
At the air terminal at the Royal Exchange, St. Ann's Square is Manchester 34, NNB134, one of the three Burlingham RC41F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers waiting for passengers for the Channel Islands.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, St. Ann's Square, Manchester
259. NNB135
At the air terminal at the Royal Exchange, St. Ann's Square is Manchester 35, NNB135, the last of the three Burlingham RC41F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers waiting for passengers for the Channel Islands.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1959, St. Ann's Square
260. ODK137
Ellen Smith’s first Leyland Worldmaster, ODK137, was on an RT3/1 bus chassis in January 1956 and carried a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body.
Photo taken 1956
261. ODK137
Seen at Wembley with its second Plaxton body, a 1968 Panorama I C41F, is Ellen Smith’s 1956 Leyland Worldmaster ODK137, an RT3/1 model.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1978, Wembley Stadium, London
262. OUE11
Stratford Blue 1956 Burlingham bodied Leyland Royal Tiger OUE11, shown on a company advertising post card.
Photo taken 1957
263. SKB171
Liverpool XL174, SKB171, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 built ca 1956 with a Crossley body that was modified with an upper deck by Metro-Cammell
Photo taken July 1970, Skelhorne Street, Liverpool
264. SKB172
Ex Liverpool SL175 or SL176 (SKB172 or SKB173), Royal Tiger/Crossley/Corporation began life as dual doored saloons for one man operation in 1960 trials four years after they were built. In 1974, I found the above being used as a mobile office for Merseyside PTE. I did not record where the location was, most likely Liverpool City Centre.
Photo taken August 1974, Liverpool
265. 833HVO
833HVO belonging to Lander, Rainworth was a newly bodied four year old Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster RT3/2 chassis fitted with Plaxton Panorama C41F body. It is seen here at Victoria Coach Station about to depart on the British Coach Rally to Brighton.
Photo taken Saturday 22 April 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
266. KCP3
Halifax 3, KCP3, a Leyland RT3/1 Royal Tiger Worldmaster with Weymann B42F body new in 1958.
Photo taken early August 1968, Norton Tower
267. KCP4
WYPTE Calderdale District 3374, KCP4, a Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster RT3/1 with Weymann B42F body, new in 1958, and Leeds District 323, 323GNW, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with Metro Cammell H39/31R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
268. KCP7
Halifax 7, KCP7, was one of a batch of nine Leyland RT3/1 Royal Tiger Worldmasters new in 1958. It carried a Weymann B42F body and is seen at Siddal.
Photo taken Sunday 4 January 1959, Park Lane, Siddal
269. KCP8
Halifax Corporation 8, KCP8, a Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster RT3/1 with Weymann B42F new in November 1958.
Photo taken Wednesday 21 October 1964, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
270. KCP8
Halifax 8, KCP8, was a Leyland Royal Tiger Worldmaster RT3/1 with Weymann B42F body new in November 1958, seen after climbing to the Norton Tower terminus of route 29.
Photo taken Tuesday 28 July 1970, Norton Tower Terminus
271. KCP9
Halifax 9, KCP9, a Leyland RT3/1 Royal Tiger Worldmaster with Weymann B42F body new in 1958.
Photo taken Early August 1968, Norton Tower, Halifax
272. SDK442
Ellen Smith of Rochdale, SDK442, Leyland Worldmaster RT3/2 built in 1958 and rebodied as seen here with a Plaxton Panorama Elite C41F body in 1970.
Photo taken July 1978, Redcar Racecourse
273. MWG362
Alexander's (Fife) FPD147, MWG362, of St Andrews depot was a Leyland PSUC1/2 with Alexander C41F bodywork which had been new to Walter Alexander & Sons in 1959 as their PD147.
Photo taken 1969, Seagate Bus Station, Dundee
274. 502WLG
Seen at the Cub & Scout Jamboree at Gilwell Park, Epping Forest with Ward, Middlestown, Wakefield, was 502WLG, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Plaxton Panorama C51F body which entered service in July 1962 with Roberts, Crewe. The chassis had originally carried a Windover Kingsway C39C body and was registered LXM 21, being new in 1951 to Birch Bros., London N.W.5. Before being fitted with the Plaxton body the chassis was lengthened to take a 36 foot long body. This was one of six such lengthened chassis rebodied for Les Gleave (dealer), Arclid.
Photo taken Saturday 7 July 1973, Gilwell Park