SCT '61 Photo Index
Leyland TD
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1. GE2446
I don't think there is a shot of the superbly restored former Glasgow CT 1928 Leyland TD1 GE2446, with characteristic Leyland open staircase lowbridge body, on SCT61 yet?
Photo taken Sunday 16 August 2015, Lathalmond
2. DR4902
Preserved National DR4902 is a Leyland TD1 with a Leyland L27/24RO body new in 1929.
Photo taken Sunday 5 May 1968, A23, South of Crawley
3. DR4902
Former Southern National 2489, DR4902, a Leyland TD new in 1929, found among recently purchased 2 albums of Birmingham Tram photographs.
Photo taken the former Museum of British Transport, Clapham
4. J1199
ex Jersey Motor Transport 24, originally registered in Jersey as J1199 but now carrying SV6107, a 1929 Leyland TD1 with Leyland L48R body.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
5. J1199
The oldest bus in the South East Bus Festival was 1929 Leyland TD1 ex-Jersey 24, J1199, now registered SV6107. Although looking a little shabby, it seems to be structurally and mechanically sound and was happily carrying passengers on the internal bus service round the site. Here it is leaving the rally site on its way to the car park entrance.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, Kent Showground, Detling
6. J1199
Another shot of Jersey 24, SV6107 at the car park entrance ready to return to the rally site.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 2013, Kent Showground, Detling
7. J1199
Former Jersey Motor Transport 24, J1199, a 1929 Leyland Titan TD1 with Leyland L24/24R body.
Photo taken Autumn 1968, Waterhouse Street, Halifax
8. TK1854
TK1854 was one of six Leyland TD1s with Beadle H24/24RO bodies new in January 1929 as Hants & Dorset 66, and renumbered E66 in 1930. It was withdrawn in July 1941 and passed to Southern Vectis No, 712 in August 1946. It was rebodied by Beadle as L26/26R in August 1946 and was sold to Autodrome (Engineers) Ltd., Audenshaw as a staff bus in November 1954. In October 1962 it passed to Bottomley (dealer) for scrap. It is seen here in the East Street coach station operated by L.M.S. Coachways with a Yelloway coach in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 19 October 1957, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
9. TK1854
A second shot of TK1854, a Leyland TD1 with Beadle H24/24RO body new in January 1929 to Hants & Dorset, withdrawn in July 1941 and passed to Southern Vectis No. 712 in August 1946. It was rebodied by Beadle as L26/26R in August 1946 and was sold to Autodrome as a staff bus in November 1954. In October 1962 it passed to Bottomley (dealer) for scrap. It is seen here in the East Street coach station operated by L.M.S. Coachways.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
10. TK1854
A third shot of TK1854, a Leyland TD1 with Beadle H24/24RO body new in January 1929 to Hants & Dorset, withdrawn in July 1941 and passed to Southern Vectis No. 712 in August 1946. It was rebodied by Beadle as L26/26R in August 1946 and was sold to Autodrome as a staff bus in November 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1958, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
11. UF4813
UF4813, preserved Southdown 813 is a 1929 Leyland Titan TD1 with Brush O27/24RO bodywork. This vehicle is unique in that it has been owned by Southdown / NBC / Stagecoach from new.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2005, Marine Parade, Worthing
12. UF4813
Southdown UF4813, acting as a support vehicle on the occasion of the British Coach Rally at Brighton, is seen here on Madeira Drive with a deserted beach as a backdrop. The bus was a 1929 Brush bodied Leyland TD1.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1962, Madeira Drive, Brighton
13. UH7175
New in 1929 this Leyland TD1, UH7175, had a Leyland L24/24R body and was initially on loan as a demonstrator for eighteen months before being purchased by Cardiff in April 1931 becoming number 66. It was renumbered to 52 in 1935 and, after withdrawal in 1945, passed to Southern Vectis as number 709.
Photo taken Sunday 27 April 1958, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
14. UH7175
A second shot of UH7175 a Leyland TD1, new in 1929, which had a Leyland L24/24R body and was initially on loan as a demonstrator for eighteen months before being purchased by Cardiff in April 1931. After withdrawal in 1945, passed to Southern Vectis, was fitted with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body in 1949 and passed to Autodrome as a staff bus in August 1955 and was withdrawn in May 1962. It is seen here in the East Street coach station operated by L.M.S. Coachways and the bus just visible on the extreme left is TK1854 another of the Autodrome vehicles with the third one, BDL101, in the left background.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, East Street Coach Station, Manchester
15. VW8822
Two of Len's workmates pose in front of brand new Leyland Titan 2847, VW8822, a TD1 with Leyland L24/24RO body, new to National in March 1929 and passing to Eastern National when it was formed the following year.
Photo taken 1929
16. WE4373
Barton 386, WE4373, a Leyland TD1 new in 1929, ex Sheffield via Cleethorpes. To Barton 1940, rebodied Duple L27/28F in February 1942 with a transverse staircase forward of the entrance, one of 27 vehicles rebodied at the same time based on the design of four TD5s built before the war.
Photo taken November 1949
17. WH1553
Former Bolton 54, WH1553, is a preserved Leyland TD1 with a Leyland-designed body by Bromilow and Edwards (confirmation needed), dating from 1929.
Photo taken circa 1974, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
18. WH1553
Bolton Corporation 54, WH1553, a Leyland Titan TD 1 from 1929 with Leyland L27/24RO open staircase body, part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, departing LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
19. WH1553
Former Bolton 54, WH1553, is a preserved Leyland TD1 with a Leyland-designed body by Bromilow and Edwards(?), dating from 1929, now part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, at Lincoln
20. TF2678
Photographed at Grouville, this is believed to be the Leyland TD1 with a Leyland H27/24R body, new as a Leyland demonstrator registered TF2678 in 1930, which was acquired by Jersey Motor Transport in December 1931, registered J6041 and given fleet number 39. It was withdrawn in May 1960, passing to Jersey Motor Spares as an office/store and then to a farm at La Route des Cotils, Grouville by the late 1960s.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 1973, Grouville
21. UF7428
Alongside Moore, Saffron Walden (Viceroy) GCE413 are seen SO5191, UF7428 and, in the corner, UR7035.
Photo taken Sunday 5 July 1959, Saffron Walden
22. GE7220
A rather poor upload of GCT 188, GE7220, Leyland TD1 which was rebodied by Hurst Nelson in 1931.
Photo taken 1931?, Hurst Nelson factory?
23. UF6473
UF6473, preserved ex Southdown 873, is a 1931 Leyland TD1 with a Leyland H24/24R body. This vehicle is part of the Amberley Chalk Pits collection, and is seen here at the 2005 Worthing Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2005, Marine Parade, Worthing
24. UF6473
Preserved ex-Southdown 873, UF6473, a 1931 Leyland TD1 with a Leyland H24/24R body, part of the Amberley Chalk Pits collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
25. UF6473
Rear view of preserved ex-Southdown 873, UF6473, a 1931 Leyland TD1 with a Leyland H24/24R body, part of the Amberley Chalk Pits collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
26. J6332
Jersey 25 arriving on suspended tow for static display at Lakeside, a 1932 all-Leyland Titan TD2 now with Ensignbus and under restoration. Originally J6332, but here registered 6332J.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Lakeside Bus Station, Thurrock
27. J6332
A rear view of JMT No.25, a 1932 all-Leyland Titan TD2 now with Ensignbus and under restoration. Originally J6332, but here registered 6332J.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Lakeside Bus Station, Thurrock
28. J6332
A front view of JMT No.25, a 1932 all-Leyland Titan TD2 now with Ensignbus and under restoration. Originally J6332, but here registered 6332J.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 2016, Lakeside Bus Station, Thurrock
29. YG622
West Yorkshire towing wagon 1004, converted in June 1948 from 437, YG622, a 1932 Leyland TD2. It was sold for scrap in May 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 1958, Yeadon Garage
30. AEV795
Eastern National 3425, AEV795, a Leyland Titan TD with standard lightweight 56-seater bodywork from ECOC which entered service in 1933.
Photo taken ca 1933, Lowestoft
31. FM6277
Crosville MS 935, FM6277, a Leyland Titan TD3 built in 1933 with ECOC L26/26R bodywork.
Photo taken 1933, Lowestoft
32. HG2302
Berresford's, Cheddleton. Rear view of, on the right HG2302, a Leyland Titan TD3c with Park Royal body, new to Burnley, Colne & Nelson (57) in 1933, and aquired in 1949.
Photo taken March 1973, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
33. AUF666
Southdown 966 and 968, AUF666 and AUF668, were Leyland TD3 Titans new in 1934 with Short H26/24R bodies. Both were rebodied after the war - 966 with a Beadle H28/26R in 1949 and 968 with an East Lancs H28/24R in 1947. These were from a batch 964-975 which were the first oil-engined vehicles in the fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, rear of Hyde Park Road Garage, Portsmouth
34. AUF670
Preserved Southdown 970, AUF670, a Leyand Titan TD3 with Short H26/24R body, new in 1934
Photo taken Sunday 11 July 1999, Aston Transport Museum, Birmingham
35. AUF670
AUF670 is former Southdown 970, a Leyland Titan TD3 with H26/24R body
Photo taken Monday 25 April 2011, Wythall Transport Museum
36. HD5124
Yorkshire Woollen District 281, HD5124, was a Leyland TD3 new in 1934 with a Roe H24/24C body. It is seen here in Queen Street, Leeds after it had been rebodied with a new Roe H31/25R body in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 4 August 1956, Queen Street, Leeds
37. JA5443
Stockport 166, JA5443, was a 1934 Leyland H26/26R bodied Leyland TD3c seen in Mersey Square.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 1958, Mersey Square, Stockport
38. JF5873
Browns Blue JF5873, a Leyland TD3 new in May 1934, ex Leicester in July 1949 and to Browns in September 1949. Withdrawn December 1953.
Photo taken May 1950, Browns Blue Garage, Ibstock
39. RJ3007
Seen outside the premises at Wilmslow Road, Manchester of the dealer Cowley, is RJ3007, a Leyland TD3 which had been rebodied in 1949 with a Burlingham H30/26R body whilst with Salford City Transport where it was number 107.
Photo taken Saturday 23 May 1959, Moseley Road, Manchester
40. RV6367
Portsmouth Corporation number 7, RV6367 a 1934 EEC Bodied Leyland TD4.
Photo taken July 1966, Hayling Ferry Terminal
41. AFG664
Seen in Inverness AFG664, Highland J155, was a Leyland TS7 new to Simpson's and Forrester's, Dunfermline in June 1935 which had passed to Alexander, Falkirk in February 1938 and had been rebodied with an Alexander L27/26R body in October 1943. It was transferred to Highland in February 1952 and was withdrawn later in 1959.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
42. AFG679
Transferred to Highland Omnibuses in February 1952 from Alexander, Falkirk with the Inverness services, AFG679, numbered J151 was a Leyland TS7 which had been rebuilt and rebodied with an Alexander L27/26R body in June 1943. It had been new to General Motor Carrying Company Limited, Kirkcaldy in April 1935, passing to Alexander in May 1937 and is seen here at Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
43. AFG680
Alexander, Falkirk AFG680 was a Leyland TS7 which started life in 1935 in the fleet of General Motor Carrying Company Limited, Kirkcaldy with an Alexander C32F body. In May 1937 it was acquired by Alexander as P245 and in October 1943 it was rebuilt to TD4 specification, fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body and renumbered to RO403.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow
44. AWT128
Kippax and District bought their first double decker in 1935, a Leyland Titan TD4 with an early metal framed Leyland body. Numbered 8, AWT128, it gave eighteen years service being withdrawn in 1953.
Photo taken Early 1950s, Leeds Central Bus Station
45. BAL707
East Midland D7, BAL707, a Leyland TD4 dating from 1935 with a Willowbrook L27/28R body fitted in 1949 seen at Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station in Doncaster. It originally carried a Leyland L27/26R body of the early metal framed design.
Photo taken Friday 19 April 1957, Glasgow Paddocks Bus Station, Doncaster
46. BUA401
Samuel Ledgard BUA401 was a Leyland TD4 new to Ledgard in 1935 with a Leyland metal framed body of a type which had structural problems and was rebodied by Leyland in 1938 as L26/26R.
Photo taken Monday 21 May 1956, Yeadon Garage
47. BUF215
Southdown, Brighton 115, BUF215, was a Leyland TD4c, one of ten delivered in 1935 with Short H26/24R bodies.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
48. HG3228
Tyrer, Wigan was the operator of ex-Burnley 120, HG3228, a Leyland TD4c with Leyland H28/22R body dating from 1935, seen here in Wigan Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Wigan Market Place
49. HL6584
New to Bullock, Featherstone in 1935 as number 173, HL6584, a Leyland TD3, had a Leyland L27/24R body. It was rebodied with a Barnaby L27/28R body during the war and passed to West Riding, Wakefield, still as number 173 in September 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 14 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
50. JA6213
Stockport 167, JA6213, was the first of four Leyland H28/24R bodied Leyland TD4c deliveries in 1935 with the original style of Leyland metal framed body. It is seen on Heaton Moor Road, Stockport.
Photo taken Friday 23 May 1958, Heaton Moor Road, Heaton Moor
51. JA6214
Seen in Manchester is ex-Stockport 168, JA6214, a Leyland TD4c with a Leyland H28/24R body new in 1935. It was withdrawn in 1958 and passed to C. Holt, Rusholme who ran it until May 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 30 May 1959, Norman Road, Manchester
52. JY5025
JY5025, a Leyland TD4 new in April 1935 as Plymouth 107 was acquired by Alexander, Falkirk in November 1945 and was transferred to Highland in February 1952, becoming J161. It had an Alexander L27/26R body new in February 1946 and a Leyland 7.4 litre engine fitted at the same time and is seen at Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
53. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, is one of four 1935-vintage English Electric-bodied Leyland TD4 open-toppers in preservation.
Photo taken August 1976, Otley
54. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, a 1935-vintage English Electric-bodied Leyland TD4, preserved originally as an open topper.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 2012, Kent Showground, Detling
55. RV6358
Another outing for Portsmouth 5, RV6358, a 1935-vintage English Electric-bodied Leyland TD4, preserved originally as an open topper.
Photo taken Monday 9 April 2012, Chatham Dockyard
56. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, was a Leyland TD4 new in 1935 as 115 with an English Electric H26/24R body. It was converted to open top in 1953 and renumbered in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Clarence Pier, Southsea
57. RV6358
Portsmouth 5, RV6358, a Leyland TD4 with an English Electric O26/24R body is seen in Emsworth. This had been hired by the Omnibus Touring Circle for a trip from Portsmouth to Williams, Emsworth after a visit to the Portsmouth Corporation garage,
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 1966, Sultan Road, Emsworth
58. RV6360
Portsmouth 6, RV6360, was a Leyland TD4 new in 1935 as 117 with an English Electric H26/24R body. It was converted to open top in 1953 and renumbered in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Clarence Pier, Southsea
59. RV6367
Portsmouth Corporation 7, RV6367, at the Hayling Island ferry terminus of the seafront service. It was a Leyland TD4 with English Electric H26/24R body, new in 1935 and converted to open top in 1954.
Photo taken Hayling Ferry Terminal
60. RV6368
Preserved ex-Portsmouth open topper 8, RV6368, a Leyland TD4 with English Electric body new in 1935, one of four converted to open-top in 1955 for use on Southsea Seafront.
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 2007, Longcross
61. WG3383
Alexander Midland L179, (ex-WG3383), seen at Falkirk, was a Leyland TD4, new to Alexander in 1935. It had been fleet number R49 until April 1948 when it was converted to a service lorry. The Leyland L27/26R body was sold and the lorry body from L142 (MS9031) fitted. After conversion it ran on trade plate 0202MS.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1965, Falkirk
62. WG3466
Leyland TS7, WG3466, was new in 1935 with an Alexander C32F body as P233 in the fleet of W. Alexander & Sons Ltd., Falkirk. In June 1943 it was rebuilt to TD4 specification and fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body being renumbered to R370.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Germiston Street, outside Buchanan Street Bus Station, Glasgow
63. WG3474
Alexander, Falkirk R383, WG3474, was a Leyland TS7 new in June 1935 with an Alexander C32F body but had been rebuilt and fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body in July 1943.
Photo taken Saturday 9 April 1960, Dundas Street, Glasgow
64. WG3481
Seen in Inverness, Highland J150, WG3481, new to Alexander, Falkirk in July 1935, was a Leyland TS7 which had been rebodied in June 1943 with an Alexander L27/26R body and which was transferred to Highland in February 1952.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Academy Street, Inverness
65. WG3483
Highland J156, WG3483, was new to Alexander, Falkirk in July 1935. This Leyland TS7 was rebodied with an Alexander L27/26R body in November 1943, was fitted with a Leyland 7.4 litre engine replacing the 8.6 litre one in February 1946 and was transferred to Highland in February 1952.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
66.
This view shows the one transporter bridge not yet featured on SCT61, the one connecting Widnes and Runcorn. At West Bank on the Widnes side of the Mersey stands one of the Widnes Corporation Massey-bodied Leyland Titan TD4s.
Photo taken Widnes Transporter
67. BAO772
The first of nine Massey L27/26R bodied Leyland TD4s, new in 1936 as Cumberland 115, BAO772 was rebodied with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body in 1950 and renumbered to 287 as seen in this photograph.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
68. BAO775
New as Cumberland 118, BAO775, was a Leyland TD4, one of nine new in 1936 with Massey L27/26R bodies. It was rebodied with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body in 1950 and renumbered to 289. It is recorded by the P.S.V. Circle as passing to North (dealer), Leeds in April 1959 and then to Foster, Dinnington in October 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven
69. BRM596
Cumberland Motor Services had an all Leyland fleet until the end of the second world war when Bristols gradually took over. 291, BRM596, is a 1936 Leyland Titan TD4 which in 1948 received a new ECW body similar to that fitted to a number of Leyland Titan PD1s at that time. Indeed the only clue to the real age of the bus is the short pre-war radiator.
Photo taken 1997, Stone Chair, Halifax
70. BRM596
There is already a picture of Cumberland BRM596 on this site, but here is an updated picture showing the long term restoration it is receiving as part of the Quantock Heritage fleet. It is a 1936 Leyland Titan TD4, rebodied in 1948 by ECW.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 2015, Private site near Wiveliscombe
71. BTC622
Lytham St. Annes 38, BTC622 was a Leyland TD4c with a Leyland FH30/24R body seen at Squires Gate.
Photo taken Saturday 2 May 1959, Squires Gate, Lytham St. Annes
72. BWR98
Kippax & District 9, BWR98, seen in Leeds Central Bus Station, was a Leyland TD4c with a Leyland H28/26R body new in 1936.
Photo taken Saturday 22 October 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
73. CCD949
Southdown, Brighton 149, CCD949, was a Leyland TD4c new in 1936 with a Beadle H28/24R body. The torque converter was removed in 1946, when it was fitted with a conventional gearbox and clutch, and it was rebodied in 1950 with an East Lancs H28/26R body, being seen in Pool Valley at Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
74. CWB987
United AS MC2, CWB987, a Leyland Titan TD4 built in 1936 with Cravens bodywork.
Photo taken July 1969, Haymarket Bus Station, Newcastle
75. CWB987
This unidentified United double decker, probably a Leyland TD with, perhaps, Weymann body was parked at Newcastle's Haymarket Bus Station as a staff canteen.
Photo taken Haymarket Bus Station, Newcastle
76. DUB926
DUB926, Leyland TD4c/Roe H31/25R new in December 1936 as Leeds 72 had the torque converter removed in June 1937 along with the rest of the batch (66-75) between then and December, and a conventional gearbox fitted.
Photo taken Saturday 8 December 1956, Lowfields Road, Leeds
77. HL7416
West Riding 186, HL7416, seen in Leeds Bus Station was a 1936 Leyland TD4 with a Leyland L27/26R body the lower deck of which was built in 1936 and the upper deck in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 2 January 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
78. HL7416
West Riding, Wakefield 186, HL7416, was a Leyland TD4 which had been new in May 1936 with a Leyland L26/26R body as Bullock & Sons, Featherstone 186 and was later reseated to L22/26R.
Photo taken Monday 15 August 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
79. HL7681
West Riding 53, HL7681, was one of the five additional vehicles (51-55) to augment the original tram replacement fleet of 1-50. 51-55 were new in 1936 and were Leyland TD4c with Roe H26/22C bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
80. JA7575
Stockport Corporation 175, JA7575, a Leyland TD4c of 1936 vintage with Leyland H28/24R body
Photo taken Wednesday 29 April 1959, Heaton Moor Road, Heaton Moor
81. JA7575
Stockport 175, JA7575, was a Leyland TD4c with a Leyland H28/24R body, one of eight new in 1936, and is seen passing the bus station in Mersey Square.
Photo taken Thursday 26 May 1960, Mersey Square, Stockport
82. JK5605
This ex-Easbourne TD, JK5605, operated a courtesy service to Tobacco Dock in London's Docklands for a short time in the 1980s. New c.1937, it was converted to open top in 1952, withdrawn in 1963.
Photo taken early 1990s, The Highway, Wapping
83. JK5605
New to Eastbourne Corporation in 1936 as no 95, with Leyland H48R body Leyland Titan TD4c JK5605 was converted to open top in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 2013, at Kirkby Stephen West Station
84. JK5605
JK5605, seen at Winkleigh, was a Leyland TD4c with a Leyland O28/24R body ex-Eastbourne 95.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
85. SN7136
Transferred from Alexander, Falkirk in February 1952, SN7136, became Highland J154. This 1936 Leyland TS7 had been rebodied with an Alexander L27/26R body in September 1943 and is seen in Inverness.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Academy Street, Inverness
86. WG3506
Alexander, Falkirk P322, WG3506, a Leyland TS7 was new in 1936 with an Alexander C32F body. In November 1943 it was rebuilt to TD4 specification and fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body, also fitted with an A.E.C. 7.7 litre oil engine and renumbered to R415.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Germiston Street, outside Buchanan Street Bus Station, Glasgow
87. 184CD
Southdown 0181, 184CD (trade plate), originally bus 181, EUF181, a 1937 Leyland Titan TD5 with Beadle 53 seat body, converted to a breakdown tender in October 1956. It was sold in 1974.
Photo taken June 1967, inside Edward Street depot, Brighton
88. ATD774
Seen on fairground duties at Bramley Feast with the roof lowered after sale by Fishwick, Preston, although still carrying their name, is ATD774, a Leyland L27/24R bodied Leyland TD3 which had been number 4 in this fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 17 May 1958, near Henconner Lane, Bramley
89. BTF25
The lower saloon of preserved Lytham St. Annes 45, BTF25, a Leyland TD4c with a Leyland FH30/24R body new in 1937 seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
90. CFM354
Recalling the days before Crosville entered the Tilling fold this Leyland Titan TD5 carries an ECW lowbridge bodywork and dates from 1937. It was M52, CFM354, in the Crosville fleet and carries the dark maroon used by Crosville until the Tilling take over.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton
91. CFM354
A rear shot of Crosville M52, CFM354, a 1937 Leyland Titan TD5 showing the well proportioned ECW bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
92. CFM354
A contrast in pre and post war Titans with nearest the camera Crosville M52, CFM354, a 1937 Leyland Titan TD5 with lowbridge ECW bodywork wearing Crosville's pre war livery. Beyond is Leeds City Transport 207, UUA207, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 4 August 2013, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
93. CFM354
Crosville M52, CFM354, a 1937 Leyland Titan TD5 with an ECW L26/26R body acting as the rally control vehicle at the Coach Street car park during the Aire Valley Running Day on October 11th 2015
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2015, Coach Street Car Park, Skipton
94. DFJ560
Cut down Leyland TD double decker DFJ560, new to Exeter in 1937, a Leyland TD5 with Craven H30/24R body and withdrawn in 1950.
Photo taken 1950s
95. DLU372
Forlmer London Transport STD62, DLU372, parked at the back of St. John's Church, Southend. This is recorded as being latterly with T.A. Wright of Southend and used on contract work to the Bata shoe factory at East Tilbury but looks disused here, so ownership uncertain.
Photo taken rear of St. John's Church, Southend
96. DLU382
Former London Transport STD72, DLU382, parked in Eastwoodbury Crescent Southend. Recorded as being in service with Hutfield's Coaches, Warwick in 1955 and with Young's International Cars, Grays by April 1958, so possibly in their ownership when photographed.
Photo taken Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend
97. DUF153
Southdown 153, DUF153, was a Leyland TD4 new in 1937 with a Park Royal H28/24R body seen on South Parade, Southsea. It had been rebodied in 1948 with a Beadle H28/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, South Parade, Southsea
98. DUF154
Southdown, Brighton 154, DUF154, seen in Old Steine, Brighton was a 1937 Leyland TD4 with its second body, a Northern Counties H28/26R one.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 1960, Old Steine, Brighton
99. EUF185
Southdown 185L, EUF185, a 1937 Leyland Titan TD5 with Beadle 52 seat lowbridge bodywork is seen at Pool Valley, Brighton about to operate a journey on service 23. According to Ken's original 1950 Ian Allan ABC on Southdown, the service ran to Crawley, but the bus is set up for a short working to Haywards Heath.
Photo taken 1950's, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
100. FEV181
Scottish Omnibuses HH1, FEV181, a Leyland TD5 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body seen in Dundas Street in Glasgow. It had been new in 1937 as Eastern National 3712 with a Brush L28/28R body, was rebodied with the Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body in 1949 and became United Counties 575 in May 1952. It was acquired by Lowland Motorways, Shettleston as number 33 in April 1957 and passed to Scottish Omnibuses in January 1958, initially as Z33 being renumbered HH1 later.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 April 1959, Parliamentary Road, Glasgow
101. FNW707
FNW707 is here seen in Wakefield Bus Station with Bingley, Kinsley operating the service thence to South Elmsall, a short working of the service to Doncaster. Originally Leeds 307, it was new in October 1937 and is a Leyland TD5 with Roe H31/25R body, being withdrawn by Leeds in January 1950, passing to Bingley in January 1952 and being withdrawn in January 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
102. FNW707
New as Leeds 307, FNW707, in October 1937, was this Leyland TD5 with a Roe H31/25R body, one of fifteen such vehicles. It was withdrawn on 31st January 1950, passed to North (dealer), Leeds in December 1951 and then to W.R. & P. Bingley (t/a United Service), South Elmsall in January 1952 and is seen here having just entered the bus station in Wakefield.
Photo taken Saturday 21 January 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
103. HE8235
Yorkshire Traction 582, HE8235, was a Leyland TD5 new in December 1937 with a Roe H29/25R body and is seen leaving Barnsley Bus Station. It was scrapped by Yorkshire Traction in January 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1956, Barnsley Bus Station
104. J4540
Two buses from the Jersey Motor Transport fleet, on the left 23, J4540, a Leyland TD5 with Leyland H54R body, new in 1937 and by the time this picture was taken, in use as a temporary waiting room, and to the right 97, J18005, an Albion Victor with Reading FB34F body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 3 June 1961, St. Helier Weighbridge, Jersey
105. JK6711
Eastbourne Corporation open-topper 2, JK6711, a Leyland TD5c with Leyland 48 seat body new in July 1937 and rebuilt to open-top in 1956.
Photo taken July 1960, Grand Parade, Eastbourne
106. JX5729
Barton 628, JX5729, a Leyland TD5 with a Roe L27/26R body, new as Hebble, Halifax 151 in November 1937, was acquired in November 1950 and entered service in March 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959, Chilwell
107. RN8091
RN8091, a Leyland TD4 new in 1937 to Ribble as their 1730, with Brush L53R body, rebodied H56R by Burlingham 1947 and withdrawn in October 1957. Seen here in onerous duty with a showman, the combination following looks rather choice too.
Photo taken September 1967, Aetheric Road, Braintree
108.
Berresford's, Cheddleton former Bury Corporation Leyland TD7 with Northern Counties body. Believed here to be withdrawn (!).
Photo taken March 1973, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
109. ABA623
Vacuum Oil buses from left to right are three ex-Salford Leyland TD5s and an ex-Leeds AEC Regent. ABA623 was a 1938 TD5 with Leyland body, CNW909 with Roe body new in 1936, ARJ486 a 1939 TD5 with MCCW body and finally ABA622, another 1938 TD5 with Leyland body.
Photo taken 1951
110. ABA623
Morley, Whittlesea ABA623, acquired from Victoria, Leigh-on-Sea in September 1953, was a Leyland TD5c with a Leyland H28/26R body which had been new as Salford 73 in 1938 when it seated 48 passengers.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
111. ADR813
Theobald's had two ex Plymouth Leyland TD5s, built in 1938 as TD5c (torque converter transmission) with Weymann lowbridge bodies. Of the original total of 50, eight were rebodied, most unusually by Leyland Motors in 1953, and given conventional clutch and gearboxes at the same time. (see pg161 The Leyland Bus by Doug Jack for a picture). ADR813 of the first registration batch was Plymouth 213, renumbered as 141 in 1953, was bought by Theobald's via London dealer Lansdowne in 1959
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1965, Hartest Field
112. BDR269
Theobald's second 1938 TD5 was BDR269, new as Plymouth 231 from the second registration batch; it became 143 on rebodying in 1953. It served in Suffolk from 1959 to 1966 in green and cream livery.
Photo taken Thursday 26 November 1964, Little St Mary's, Long Melford, Sudbury
113. DDK117
Former Rochdale 147, DDK117, a Leyland TD5 with ECW H30/26R body new in 1938, withdrawn in 1954 and in use as a mobile canteen.
Photo taken 1960s, Lower Mosley Street, Manchester
114. DTD169
Baddeley Bros, Holmfirth acquired DTD169, a 1938 Leyland TD5 with Massey L24/24R body, from Leigh Corporation 70 in 1953. The TD was the only double-decker operated by Baddeley Bros except for some very early vehicles indeed - its main duty was works and colliery specials.
Photo taken Tuesday 31 May 1955, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
115. EFJ241
Exeter Corporation 26, EFJ241, a 1938 built Leyland bodied TD5.
Photo taken 1954, Queen's Drive, Exmouth
116. EFJ241
Exeter Corporation 26, EFJ241, a 1938 built Leyland bodied TD5.
Photo taken 1954, Queen's Drive, Exmouth
117. EN7703
EN7703 was a Leyland TS8c which had been new in 1938 as Bury Corporation 75 with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was removed and replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and it was rebodied with a Massey H30/26R body by which time it had been renumbered to 74 (EN7704 which had been new as 74, became 75). It passed to Paton, Renfrew number 54 in December 1958 and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
118. EN7704
EN7704, a Leyland TS8c, had been new in 1938 as Bury Corporation 74 with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was removed and replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and it was rebodied with a Massey H30/26R body by which time it had been renumbered to 75 (EN7703 which had been new as 75, became 74) and it passed to Paton, Renfrew number 55 in December 1958 being seen at the garage.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
119. EOG215
Seen at the garage in Hamilton was Laurie, Hamilton (t/a Chieftain) 56, EOG215, a Leyland TD6c which was new in 1938 with an M.C.C.W. H28/24R body as Birmingham 215. After severe war damage in 1940 due to enemy action 215, along with eleven others from the same batch, was rebodied with an English Electric H28/26R body intended for Manchester and re-entered service in 1942.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Hamilton Garage
120. ERH362
Astill & Jordan, Ratby 6, ERH362, had been acquired from Lloyd, Nuneaton in June 1958 and was a Leyland TD5 with a 1948 Eastern Coachworks H28/26R body of the Beverley Bar style which had been new as East Yorkshire 368 in 1938. It originally had an Eastern Coachworks body but seating H26/26R, before being rebodied. It had passed from East Yorkshire to Lloyd in November 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
121. EUF184
Preserved ex Southdown 1938 Leyland TD5 towing wagon 0184. This was formerly car 184, and carried a Beadle lowbridge body. It is currently preserved at the Amberley Chalk Pits Museum, but is seen here at the 2005 Worthing Bus Rally
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2005, Marine Parade, Worthing
122. EUF193
Fifty-one Leyland TD5s were delivered to Southdown, Brighton in 1938 with bodies by Park Royal (31) and Beadle (20). The one seen here 193, EUF193, was one of those with Beadle L26/26R bodies and is seen after being rebodied in 1950 with an East Lancs H28/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1958, Fareham Bus Station
123. EUF196
New as Southdown 196 in 1938, EUF196, a Leyland TD5 with Beadle L26/26R body had passed to Hutfield, Gosport in March 1956, who fitted platform doors, to T.P.E. (dlr), Macclesfield in 1966 and to 11th Southgate Scout Group in August 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 5 July 1969, Gilwell Park
124. EUF198
Southdown Leyland TD towing wagon parked in their Eastbourne Depot, with a 'Queen Mary' PD3 looking on, and an Eastbourne-registered Vauxhall Victor FB Estate to the left. It was 0198, a 1938 TD5, formerly 198, EUF198, fitted with a Beadle lowbridge body.
Photo taken July 1970, Cavendish Place Depot, Eastbourne
125. EUF201
Southdown, Brighton 201, EUF201, was a Leyland TD5 new in 1938 with a Park Royal H28/24R body. It was rebodied in 1950 with an East Lancs H28/26R body and is seen in Pool Valley at Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1959, Pool Valley, Brighton
126. EVU252
Manchester 3785, EVU252, a Leyland TD5 with Crossley H28/26R body in Piccadilly Bus Station. Twenty TD5s were delivered in 1938 (783-802) and were the first of a large number bought for tram replacement.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
127. FUF220
Southdown 220H, FUF220, is a 1938 Leyland Titan TD5 with a 1949 East Lancs 54 seat body and is seen at Pool Valley, Brighton about to operate a service 13 to North Moulscombe.
Photo taken early 1950's, Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton
128. GAT70
Former East Yorkshire No 384, GAT70, a Leyland Titan TD5 with ECW 'Beverley Bar' style bodywork seen in Leicester in about 1960 working for an independent operator whose name I can't make out!
Photo taken c.1960, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
129. GUA782
GUA782 was a Leyland Titan TD5 with Roe H31/25R body, new as Leeds City Transport no. 316 in 1938.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1966, OK Motor Services depot, Bishop Auckland
130. HL8651
Captured in Leeds Central Bus Station, a rear view of West Riding 218, HL8651, the first of two Leyland TD5s with Leyland L27/26R bodies delivered in February 1938 to Bullock, Featherstone.
Photo taken Saturday 18 February 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
131. HL8652
In February 1938 Bullock, Featherstone took delivery of two Leyland TD5s with Leyland L27/26R bodies and the second of them 219, HL8652, is seen in Leeds Central Bus Station after it had passed to West Riding, Wakefield when the Bullock business was acquired in September 1950.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
132. RN8157
RN8157, a Leyland TD5 new to Ribble in 1938 with Burlingham L53R body, rebodied by ECW L53R in 1948, and withdrawn March 1960. Seen with Leylux Furniture of Chorley as a mobile showroom.
Photo taken Wednesday 7 April 1965, Osborne Street, Colchester
133. RN8189
Ribble 1805, RN8189, a 1938 Leyland Titan TD5 carrying an Eastern Coachworks L53R body built in 1948.
Photo taken Friday 27 March 1959, Fleetwood Station, Queens Terrace, Fleetwood
134. WG9195
Alexander, Falkirk R281, WG9195 was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body seen in Renfrew Street, Glasgow.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 April 1959, Renfrew Street, Glasgow
135. EOG243
Laurie, Hamilton (t/a Chieftain) 40, EOG243, was a Leyland TD6c with an M.C.C.W. H28/24R body new as Birmingham 243 in 1939. It was acquired by Laurie in May 1952 as number 39 and was renumbered to 40 when later fitted with doors. Seen at the garage, it passed to Bird (dealer), Stratford-upon-Avon in 1961 and was scrapped.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Hamilton Garage
136. EVO711
Barton 347, EVO711, was one of four Leyland TD5s delivered in 1939 with Duple L27/26F bodies which were the forerunners of the large fleet of Duple bodied Leyland PD1s delivered after the war.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 September 1959, Huntingdon Street Bus Station, Nottingham
137. FEL211
Bournemouth Corporation 28, FEL211, a 1939 Leyland Titan TD5 with Weymann FH48D bodywork which was converted in 1960 to an open top vehicle and was sold to a Poole scrap dealer in 1965.
Photo taken 1954, Bournemouth
138. FKO223
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor FKO223 was a Leyland TD5, new in 1939, with a Weymann H28/26R body acquired from Maidstone & District DH365 in November 1955 which is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
139. FNA344
Manchester 3872, FNA344, Leyland TD5 / Leyland H29/26R in Albert Square operating to Seymour Grove, a short working (signified by the 'x' of the route number) on the Chorlton route. This was one of 25 new in the first two months of 1939 as 862-886, renumbered 3862-3886 post war.
Photo taken Thursday 29 March 1956, Albert Square
140. FND870
Manchester 3888, FND870, is seen here, displaying 27x, operating a cross town service from Edge Lane, Clayton to Trafford Park - a hangover from the days of the trams. The Leyland TD5 with Leyland H29/26R bodywork was new in 1939 as 888, being renumbered in the 1946 renumbering scheme.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Manor Road, Clayton
141. FND888
Manchester 3906, FND888, a Leyland TD5 with Leyland H29/26R body at Heaton Park on a short working to Albert Square. This was one of the fifty to carry Leyland bodywork from the batch of 83 which entered service in 1939/40, the remainder being built by Crossley(2) or Crossley on Metro Cammell frames(31).
Photo taken Thursday 29 March 1956, Heaton Park
142. FVM17
Manchester 3922, FVM17, a Leyland TD5 with Leyland H29/26R body in Albert Square. With Manchester Town Hall as a background 3922 operates a short working on route 62, going as far as Queens Road.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Albert Square
143. FXJ320
Seen at Barlow Moor Road is Manchester 3939, FXJ320, a Leyland TD5 with Crossley H28/26R body on Metro Cammell frames. It was new in December 1939 as 939 and was renumbered in the 1946 scheme to separate different chassis makes into blocks.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Princess Road, West Didsbury
144. FZ5388
To the right is Ulster Transport Authority UTA S892, FZ5388 a Leyland 1939 TD5 with NIRTB L51R body, alongside is D919, MZ7781 a 1950 Leyland PD2/1 whilst next in line is another TD5, FZ5390. This shot was taken during the last weekend of April 1951.
Photo taken end April 1951, Smithfield Depot, Belfast
145. GAT61
Scottish Omnibuses HH2, GAT61 was a Leyland TD5 which had been new as East Yorkshire 375 in November 1939 with an Eastern Coachworks BB26/26R body. It was later fitted with a new Eastern Coachworks BB28/26R body in 1948. After withdrawal it passed to Lowland Motorways, Shettleston in January 1957 as number 34 and then to Scottish Omnibuses in January 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Killermont Street, opposite Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow
146. GAT62
Scottish Omnibuses HH3, GAT62, acquired from Lowland Motorways, Glasgow in January 1958. The Leyland TD5 had been new to East Yorkshire, Hull in October 1939 with an Eastern Coachworks 'Beverley Bar' style H26/26R body. It was rebodied with the Eastern Coachworks 'Beverley Bar' style H28/26R body seen here in Airdrie in 1948.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
147. GAT69
Smith, Reading GAT69, was acquired from Lloyd, Nuneaton in November 1958. It was a Leyland TD5, new in 1939 as East Yorkshire 383, with an Eastern Coachworks H26/26R body which had been replaced in 1948 with a new Eastern Coachworks H28/26R body and passed to Lloyd 11/56 via P.V.D. (dealer), Dunchurch.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Castle Street, Reading
148. GAT70
Astill & Jordan, Ratby 9, GAT70, was a Leyland TD5 with an Eastern Coachworks H28/26R body of the Beverley bar style which came from Aston, Marton in October 1959. It had been new in 1939 as East Yorkshire 384 with an Eastern Coachworks H26/26R body, being rebodied as above in 1948. It passed from East Yorkshire to Paramount Coachways, Preston in March 1957 and then to Aston in August 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 9 February 1963, Western Boulevard, Leicester
149. GCD353
Southdown 253, GCD353, Leyland Titan TD5 of 1939, originally with Park Royal 52 seat body, was rebodied by Northern Counties after the war. It is seen working a Brighton local service.
Photo taken 1961, Old Steine, Brighton
150. GCD361
This pre-war Leyland TD was found lurking in the bucolic wilderness of Pulhams Yard in the Cotswolds in May 1963. Believed to be ex-Southdown 261, but any help with the history of this vehicle and on Pulhams in general would be much appreciated.
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 1963, Pulhams Motors, Moreton in the Marsh?
151. GCD361
GCD361 was a Leyland TD5 in the fleet of Talbott, Moreton-in-Marsh. It had an East Lancs H28/26R body which replaced the original Park Royal H28/24R one in 1950 and had been 261 in the Southdown fleet when new in 1939.
Photo taken Sunday 24 July 1966, Moreton-in-Marsh
152. GCD47
Former Southdown 247, GCD47, a 1939 Leyland Titan TD5 with Beadle bodywork from 1949 seen at Cowleys, Salford in 1959. The destination display suggests it has been or is going to a subsequent operator. Note the Southdown radiator badge instead of the traditional Leyland one.
Photo taken Thursday 7 May 1959, outside Cowleys, Salford
153. GCD48
Preserved ex Southdown 248, GCD48 is a 1939 Leyland Titan TD5 rebodied in 1950 with a Park Royal H28/26R body
Photo taken Sunday 30 July 2006, The Adur Recreation Ground, Brighton Rd, Shoreham by Sea
154. GCD48
Southdown 248, GCD48, the preserved Park Royal-rebodied Leyland TD5 of 1939, was still in the early stages of renovation when seen at the Crich Transport Extravaganza.
Photo taken Sunday 30 August 1970, Crich Tramway Museum
155. GCD48
Preserved Southdown 248, GCD48 is a 1939 Leyland Titan TD5 rebodied in 1950 with a Park Royal H28/26R body seen working a relief service to Brighton
Photo taken Sunday 21 November 2010, Sheffield Park Station, Bluebell Railway
156. GCD48
A bus link was provided between The Hard Interchange and the Southdown Centenary Rally site, mainly using buses in Southdown livery. Here Leyland TD5 GCD48 leaves The Hard on its way back to the rally site.
Photo taken Sunday 7 June 2015, Southdown Centenary Rally, The Hard, Portsmouth
157. GCD955
Southdown 255, GCD355, was a 1939 built Leyland TD5 which by this time had acquired a Northern Counties H54R all-metal body.
Photo taken Goring Road/Elm Grove, Worthing
158. HL9060
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are West Riding 531, HL9060 together with 543, HL9072 and 544, HL9073, which were, respectively, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body, and two Leyland TS8c models with Roe B32F bodies, all being new in 1939.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, Leeds Bus Station
159. HL9067
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is West Riding, Wakefield 538, HL9067, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body new in February 1939.
Photo taken Saturday 24 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
160. RN8608
New as Ribble 2043 in March 1939 with a Burlingham L27/26R body RN8608, a Leyland TD5, was rebodied in 1950 with an 8'0" wide Alexander L27/28R body. It was acquired by Barton in July 1961 and numbered 918.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Mount Street, Nottingham
161. RN8621
Holt, Rusholme acquired RN8621 from Ribble in October 1958. It was a Leyland TD5 which had been new as Ribble 2056 in March 1939 with a Burlingham L27/26R body but is seen here with its second Burlingham H30/26R body which had been new in 1947 on Ribble 1608, RN7863, and which was transferred to RN8621 in 1952 retaining the fleet number 1608.
Photo taken Saturday 13 February 1960, Norman Road, Manchester
162. RN8622
Preserved former Ribble 2057, RN8622, Leyland Titan TD5 new in 1939, rebodied by Alexander L27/26R around 1949/50.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, Blackpool
163. RN8622
Ribble Motor Services 2057, RN8622, a 1939 Leyland Titan TD5, rebodied by Alexander in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2008, Bolton Abbey Station
164. RN8622
Ribble 2057, RN8622, a Leyland TD5 with Alexander body, built in 1939. Thanks to its use as a contractor for Saxone Shoes it survived longer than most of its class, and was saved to become a well-known vehicle on the preservation scene, restored to its Ribble condition.
Photo taken 1966, Saxone Warehouse, Seacroft, Leeds
165. RN8622
Former Ribble 2057, RN8622, is a preserved Leyland TD5 with Alexander body, built in 1939.
Photo taken 1966, Benefit Shoes warehouse, Seacroft, Leeds
166. RN8630
Dunoon Motor Services RN8630 was a Leyland TD5 new as Ribble 2065 in February 1939 with a Brush L27/26R body. In 1950 it was fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body (8'0" wide).
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
167. RN8639
South Notts 72, RN8639, had been new in 1939 as Ribble 2074, a Leyland TD5 with a Brush L27/26R body. In 1949 it received a new Alexander L27/26R body and was withdrawn in 1960 passing to Millburn Motors (dealer) and then to South Notts in September 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Broadmarsh Bus Station, Nottingham
168. VD4437
An ex-London Transport STD, re-registered as VD4437
Photo taken August 1961, Garvic Fair
169. VS3640
Scottish Omnibuses HH17, VS3640, seen in Airdrie was a Leyland TD5 with a Leyland L27/26R body which originated with Greenock Motor Services before passing to Western S.M.T. in 1949 and then to Lowland Motorways. It was acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in January 1958 with the Lowland Motorways business.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
170. BBE946
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor BBE946 was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland H30/26R body dating from 1940 which had been acquired from Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 1613 in March 1958. Seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford it was scrapped in November 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
171. EPT696
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor EPT696 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland TD7 new in 1940 as Sunderland District 173 which was acquired by April 1955 and which was scrapped after withdrawal in March 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
172. FRR148
Barton FRR148, a Leyland TD7 with Willowbrook body, new in 1940, seen at the Celanese Works bus station in Spondon, Derby, with Trent Tiger Cub/Saro body FCH17, new in 1954, in the background.
Photo taken mid 1950s, Station Road, Spondon, Derby
173. FXJ320
Manchester 3624 and 3939, UNB624 and FXJ320 seen at Barlow Moor Road. 3624 was a relatively new Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with a Metro-Cammell H44/33F body whilst 3939 was a somewhat older Leyland TD5 with a Crossley H28/26R body.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Princess Road, West Didsbury
174. GNA401
Manchester 3962, GNA401, Leyland TD5 - Crossley H28/26R (on Metro Cammell frames) at Warwick Road, Old Trafford on a football service. New in February 1940 as 962 it became 3962 after the war and was withdrawn in March 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 19 October 1957, Warwick Road, Old Trafford
175. GNA405
Manchester 3966, GNA405, seen in Piccadilly Bus Station operating on the Styal route was one of a batch of thirty-one Leyland TD5s with H28/26R Crossley bodies on Metro Cammell frames new in 1940. It had been new as 966, being renumbered as a result of the scheme introduced in 1946.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1960, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
176. GNA454
A poor shot of Manchester 3380, GNA454, a 1940 Leyland TD5 with an H28/26R Crossley body on Metro Cammell frames which was the only pre-war bus to be spray painted into the red livery, thus becoming the only one to have a red roof. New as 1380 it became 3380 in 1946 as a result of the renumbering scheme.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1960, Piccadilly, Manchester
177. GNB1
Manchester 3392, GNB1, a Leyland TD5 with Crossley H28/26R body (on Metro Cammell frames) in Albert Square. This was one of a batch of 33 delivered in the early part of 1940. New as 1370-1402 they became 3370-3402 in the renumbering.
Photo taken Thursday 29 March 1956, Albert Square
178. HE9518
New in January 1940 with an Eastern Coachworks H28/26R body, Yorkshire Traction 664, HE9518, was a Leyland TD5.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1956, Barnsley Bus Station
179. HF9126
HF9126, can anyone shed any light on this magnificent beast photographed through a wire mesh fence at the compound on Winkleigh airport adjacent to the West Of England Transport Collection
Photo taken Sunday 6 October 2013, Winkleigh
180. HF9126
A better photo than I managed last year of HF9126 which started life as Wallasey Corporation number 74 a 1940 Leyland TD7c with MCW bodywork and after withdrawal by the Corporation was used by Wallasey Police as a Mobile Command Centre. Photo taken at the West of England transport Collection open day
Photo taken Sunday 5 October 2014, Winkleigh
181. HL9806
West Riding, Wakefield 241, HL9806, seen in Leeds Bus Station, was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body new in March 1940 as Bullock, Featherstone 241, and passed to West Riding in 1950 when the Bullock business was acquired.
Photo taken Friday 26 August 1960, Leeds Bus Station
182. HL9809
New in May 1940 with a Roe L24/24R body, HL9809 was number 244 in the Bullock, Featherstone fleet and was a Leyland TD7. In August 1945 the body was destroyed by fire and a new Roe L27/26R body fitted in November 1950 with the vehicle being delivered to West Riding, Wakefield since the Bullock business had been taken over in September 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 January 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
183. JNW288
Samuel Ledgard JNW288 resting between journeys. The all Leyland vehicle is a 1940 Titan TD7.
Photo taken early 1953, Castle Lane, Ilkley
184. JNW289
Samuel Ledgard JNW289, a Leyland TD7 with Leyland H30/26R body, was one of three which joined the fleet in 1940. It is seen here at King Street, Leeds and was withdrawn later the same year.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 1957, King Street, Leeds
185. RN8997
Seen in Wakefield Bus Station was RN8997, a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body new in May 1940 as Ribble 2341.
Photo taken Saturday 17 November 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
186. BFE419
BFE419 is Lincoln Corporation 64, a 1941 Leyland Titan TD7 with Roe H30/26R body, part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, near LVVS Road Transport Museum
187. BFE419
Lincoln Corporation 64, BFE419, a 1941 Leyland Titan TD7 with a Roe H30/26R body at Pyke Road in North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day
Photo taken Sunday 5 November 2017, Pyke Road, North Hykeham
188. EAO701
Cumberland 295, EAO701, was new in March 1941 as number 161, being renumbered in 1950 when it was fitted with the Burlingham L27/26R body to replace the original L27/26R body built by Massey.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
189. HL9925
Acquired from West Riding, Wakefield 564 in October 1950 Barton 611, HL9925, a Leyland TD7 with a Roe L24/24R body had been new in December 1941 with the standard pre-war body. It was withdrawn in September 1960 and was scrapped in October.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959, Chilwell Depot Yard
190. ACK563
ACK563 seen in Wakefield Bus Station was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body belonging to W.R. & P. Bingley, Kinsley which they ran in the United Services fleet. It was new as Ribble 2390 in 1942 and was acquired by Bingley in October 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 22 March 1958, Wakefield Bus Station
191. DSG169
Seen at Winkleigh is ex-Scottish Omnibuses DSG169, a Leyland TD5 with a Leyland O27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
192. DSG169
Preserved SMT J66, DSG169, a Leyland Titan TD5 built in 1942 with Leyland L27/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 1981, Harrogate Stray
193. EF7380
Preserved West Hartlepool 36, EF7380, a Leyland Titan TD7 built in 1942 with Roe H26/32C bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
194. FON326
Stevenson, Spath 19, FON326, seen in the Wetmore Road bus park in Burton-upon-Trent, was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland H30/26R body which had been new as Birmingham 1326 in 1942. It was acquired in July 1954 and was withdrawn in June 1964 when it passed to Moseley (dealer), Loughborough and was scrapped.
Photo taken Friday 2 October 1959, Wetmore Road Bus Park, Burton
195. HL9944
Originally West Riding, Wakefield 568 new in May 1942, Barton 613, HL9944, had a Roe L27/28R body to early wartime utility specifications on its Leyland TD7 chassis and was withdrawn in April 1959 resulting in the "NOT LICENSED" notice in the windscreen. It was scrapped in May 1959 so John caught it just in time.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959
196. WG3511
Highland Omnibuses J157, WG3511, had been transferred to Highland Omnibuses in February 1952 from Alexander, Falkirk along with services from Inverness. It was a Leyland TS7 which had been rebuilt and rebodied in November 1943 with an Alexander L27/26R body replacing the original.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
197. PNW91
Family resemblance - WW2 separates these two Samuel Ledgard all Leyland Titans. At the rear is PNW91, a 1952 PD2/12, while leading the way is JNW288, a 1940 TD7.
Photo taken early 1953, New Brook Street terminus of the two Leeds services (via Otley or Guiseley), Ilkley