SCT '61 Photo Index
A.A. Motor Services, Ayr
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1. DGG910
Dodds, Troon DT5, DGG910, a Guy Arab II with a Roe B38C body, was part of his contribution to the A.A. Motor Services fleet and is seen in the A.A. bus station in Ayr. It had been new in 1943 as Glasgow Corporation 64 with a Pickering H30/26R body. Withdrawn in 1950 and passing to Dodds in 1951 it was rebodied and entered service in May 1953. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
2. DGG910
DGG910 had the Guy Arab II chassis from Glasgow 64 which had been new in November 1943 with a Pickering H30/26R body. Withdrawn by Glasgow in 1951 it passed to Dodds, Troon and was rebodied by Roe with a B38C body after the chassis had been lengthened, entering service with Dodds as DT5 in May 1953, and passing to a contractor after withdrawal in October 1965.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
3. JEH462
Acquired from Potteries Motor Traction L248 by January 1961, JEH482 was number DT17 in the Dodds, Troon fleet and was a Guy Arab II with a Northern Counties L27/26RD body new in 1952 which had replaced its Strachans L27/28R body fitted when it was new in 1943.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Dodd’s garage, Troon
4. GRH145
Dodds, Troon acquired DT14, GRH145, from East Yorkshire, Hull where it had been number 406. It was a Guy Arab II fitted with a Brush H30/26R body when new in 1944 and rebodied with a Roe H30/26R body in February 1953 as seen here in the A.A. bus station in Ayr. Withdrawn by East Yorkshire in 1961 it passed to Dodds in October 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
5. OSD178
Northern Counties FH37/27F bodywork dating from 1960 graced this Guy Arab II of Dodds, Troon in his part of the A.A. Motor Services, Ayr fleet. Now registered OSD178, and seen in the A.A. bus station in Ayr, it had previously been Plymouth 277 (CDR 757) carrying a Roe L27/28R body when new in 1944. In 1954 it was acquired by Dodds from North (dealer), Leeds and stored until rebuilt and rebodied.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
6. CAG38
Dodds, Troon CAG38 was a Bristol L6G with a Burlingham C31F body, one of three new in January 1948. In 1958 it was rebuilt with a full front by Plaxton and the seating increased to become FC33F.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Dodd’s garage, Troon
7. CAG39
Seen outside Boswell Park Bus Station, Ayr is Dodds, Troon CAG39 which was a Bristol L6G new in January 1948 with a Burlingham C31F body. In 1958 it was rebuilt with a full front by Plaxton and the seating increased to become FC33F.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
8. CAG800
CAG800 in the A.A. Motor Services fleet was operated by Dodds, Troon with fleet number DT10 and was a Guy Arab III, new in June 1948, with a Park Royal H30/26R body. Seen here at Dodd's garage it passed to Gray, Braidwood in 1970.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's Garage, Troon
9. CAG802
Dodds, Troon CAG802, a Foden PVSC6 seen here at Dodd's garage, was new in July 1948 with a Plaxton C33F body. It was rebuilt with a Plaxton full front in 1958 to become FC33F, and was broken up in 1963.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
10. CCK343
Leyland PD2/3 CCK343 had been new as Ribble 2568 in 1948, passing to Young, Ayr in August 1962 and is seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr. The bodywork, by Leyland, was L27/26R and it was withdrawn in 1967 passing to a showman.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
11. CCK610
Young, Ayr contibuted towards his part of A.A. Motor Services fleet CCK610, which was a Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/3 which had been new as Ribble 2622 in 1948. It was acquired in March 1962 and is seen here in the A.A. bus station in Ayr.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
12. CCK610
Young, Ayr acquired CCK610 from Ribble in March 1962. New in 1948 as Ribble, Preston 2622, it was a Leyland PD2/3 with a Leyland H30/26R body.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Young's Garage, Carrick Street, Ayr
13. CCS545
CCS545, new in December 1948 to Dodds, Troon, was a Guy Arab III with a Brockhouse C35F body. In 1952 it was transferred to the bus fleet as DP35F and given fleet number DT1, and with similar ex-coach CCS 544, numbered DT2, was used on the A.A. bus services.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
14. DVD310
The Guy Arab II chassis of DVD310 had an Irvine L27/28R body when new to Irvine, Salsburg in 1948. Dodds had the chassis rebodied by Roe with a B38C body and it entered service in May 1953 as DT1.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
15. DVD310
Dodds, Troon acquired Guy Arab III DVD310 which had been new in 1948 with an Irvine L27/28R body, from Irvine, Salsburgh. The body was scrapped, the chassis lengthened, and it was rebodied by Roe with a B38C body before it entered service in May 1953 as DT1.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
16. LHT903
Ex-Bristol Omnibus Co 1948 Bristol L with 1951 Bristol body, LHT903, photographed shortly after withdrawal by Dodds of Troon, where it had just been replaced by an ex-North Western Leyland Tiger Cub.
Photo taken Sunday 23 June 1968, Dodds' Depot, Troon
17. LHT903
New as Bristol 2385 in June 1948, LHT903 was a Bristol L6B with an Eastern Coachworks DP31R body. At some point between 1956 and 1959 it was fitted with a Gardner 5LW engine and in September 1957 was fitted with the B.B.W. B35R body, new in January 1951, from 2359. Withdrawn by Bristol in 1962, it passed to W. North (P.V.) Limited, (dealer), Leeds in November from whom it was acquired by Dodds in January 1963.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodds garage, Troon
18. KGK765
Seen here at the Parkhouse Stance, Ardrossan, KGK765, a Cravens H30/26R bodied A.E.C. O961 Regent III which was new in December 1949 had been acquired by Brown, Dreghorn (A.1. Service) from London Transport in May 1957 and was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Parkhouse Stance, Ardrossan
19. OKM317
AA Motor Services AEC Regent OKM317 on a road run in connection with the Brighton 85th Anniversary Rally in September 1986. It was originally a demonstrator for Saunders Roe, who built its lightweight body, was registered in 1951 for Maidstone & District, and became no. 13 in the fleet of AA, Dodds of Troon in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 21 September 1986, Wilson Avenue, Brighton
20. OKM317
AEC Regent III OKM317 was originally a demonstrator for Saunders Roe, who built its lightweight body. It was registered in 1951 for Maidstone & District, and became no. 13 in the fleet of Dodds of Troon in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 23 June 1968, Dodds' Depot, Troon
21. 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
22. 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
23. LWT880
LWT880 was a Sentinel STC6/44 with a Sentinel B44F body which was new as Camplejohn Brothers, Darfield number 29, in June 1952. It passed with the Camplejohn business in January 1961 to Yorkshire Traction where it was numbered 130C. It was acquired by Tumilty (AA Motor Services), Irvine in May 1963, is seen here at Boswell Park, Ayr and was sold in 1966.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
24. MXX187
MXX187 was an A.E.C. O961 Regent III with an H30/26R body which had been new as London Transport RT3672 in 1953 and which is seen at Boswell Park, Ayr. It was acquired by Tumilty (AA Motor Services), Irvine in December 1963 and was withdrawn in 1968 and scrapped.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
25. SRB542
AA Motor Services (Tumilty), Ayr, SRB542, a Bristol KSW6G built in 1953 with ECW H32/28R bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Irvine Depot
26. FDB563
AA Motor Services FDB563, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1954 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Irvine Depot
27. FSD144
AA Motor Services (Tumilty) FSD144 was an all Leyland PD2 from ca 1954 with H30/26R seating. Parked next to it was MXX181 ex-LT RT3666 with Weymann bodywork from 1953.
Photo taken June 1971, Tumilty's yard at Gailes near Irvine
28. HJN844
Former Southend Corporation PD2 284, HJN844, seen here with AA of Ayr in 1970
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1970, Irvine
29. GSD779
Seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr Guy Arab IV GSD779 was new to Dodds, Troon as DT16 in June 1955. It had a Roe H37/28RD body and was withdrawn in 1980 passing into preservation.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
30. GSD779
Dodds, Troon DT16 , GSD779, part of the A.A. Motor Services fleet was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe H37/28RD body new in June 1955 seen here in the A.A. bus station in Ayr.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
31. HSD174
HSD174 was new to Dodds, Troon in January 1956 and was seen at Dodd's garage. It was a Commer Avenger III with a Duple C41F body and had been exhibited at the 1955 Scottish Commercial Vehicle Exhibition.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
32. PUF635
AA Motor Services DT No.12, PUF635, a Guy Arab IV built in 1956 with Park Royal H31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Troon
33. KAG573
A nearside shot of KAG573, a Daimler CVG6 with an Alexander H34/29RD body which had been new to Tumilty, Irvine in March 1957. It is seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
34. KAG573
KAG573, a Daimler CVG6 with an Alexander H34/29RD body had been new to Tumilty, Irvine in March 1957 and is seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
35. KAG573
AA Motor Services (Tumilty), Ayr, KAG573, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1957 with Alexander H34/29RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Irvine
36. KAG573
Tumilty (A.A.), Irvine KAG573 was a Daimler CVG6 with an Alexander H34/29RD body and is seen at the bus station in Ayr.
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1970, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
37. KAG575
Seen here at Boswell Park, Ayr is KAG575 which was a Leyland PD2/20 with an Alexander H35/28RD body new in April 1957 to Young (AA Motor Services), Ayr.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
38. NAG388
Dodds, Troon bought NAG388, a Bedford SB3 with a Duple Super Vega C41F body in May 1959. It is seen here at Dodd's garage.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
39. OSD177
Dodds, Troon DT2, OSD177, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance new in June 1960 with a Northern Counties B44F body which was seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
40. OSD177
OSD177 was Dodds, Troon, number 2 in his part of the A.A. Motor Services fleet and was a Northern Counties B44F bodied A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance new in 1960. It is seen here in the A.A. bus station in Ayr.
Photo taken Wednesday 6 June 1962, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
41. OSD177
In the livery of the AA Motor Services partnership, OSD177 was no. 2 in the fleet of Dodds of Troon. An AEC Reliance with Northern Counties body, new in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 23 June 1968, Dodds' Depot, Troon
42. OSD178
The chassis of OSD178, Dodds, Troon DT9, seen at Boswell Park, Ayr was rebuilt from Plymouth 277 (CDR757), a 1944 Guy Arab II, and rebodied in 1960 with a Northern Counties FH37/27F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
43. RSD860
Seen here at Dodd's garage is A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance RSD860 with a Plaxton Panorama C41F body which was in the Dodds, Troon fleet from May 1961 until 1973 when it passed to Healey, Cardcross.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, Dodd's garage, Troon
44. TCS402
Tumilty, Irvine had 1950 Plaxton bodied Daimler CVD6SD coach DAG571 rebodied in 1962 to use on the jointly operated AA service. It was fitted with a Northern Counties H35/28F body and re-registered to TCS402.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 August 1965, Irvine
45. TSD630
Seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr and new to Dodds, Troon in June 1962, TSD630 was a Guy Arab IV with a Northern Counties FH41/33F body, being the better looking, equal length window, version of the body fitted to the various Southdown batches.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
46. UAG935
Seen at the A.A. Bus Station in Ayr, Leyland L1 Leopard UAG935 with a Northern Counties B44F body was new to Young, Ayr in September 1962.
Photo taken Monday 17 June 1963, A.A. Bus Station, Ayr
47. WCS567
Young (AA Motor Services), Ayr ran WCS567, which was a Leyland PSU3/1R Leopard with a Northern Counties B51F body new in 1963 and which is seen here at Boswell Park, Ayr.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
48. 27GWX
AA Motor Services, Ayr, and Dodds (Troon) 4, 27GWX, a Bedford VAL14 built in 1964 with Duple B54F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
49. AAG648B
AAG648B was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Northern Counties H43/31F body in the fleet of Tumilty (AA Motor Services), Irvine, new in 1964 and is seen at Boswell Park, Ayr.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
50. XSD430
Tumilty (AA Motor Services), Irvine XSD430 seen at Boswell Park, Ayr was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an Alexander H44/34F body dating from 1964.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Boswell Park, Ayr
51. BSD363C
Dodds of Troon No. 5, BSD363C, a 1965 AEC Reliance with Marshall body used as part of the AA Services partnership.
Photo taken Sunday 23 June 1968, Dodds' Depot, Troon
52. CSD344C
AA Motor Services (Young), Ayr, CSD344C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1965 with Northern Counties H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
53. EAG267D
The second of the A.A. Ayr (Young) Nottingham style Northern Counties bodied Leyland Atlanteans was EAG267D new in January 1966.
Photo taken mid 1981, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
54. AML635H
AA member Dodds of Troon AML635H, an AEC Merlin with MCW B50F body, new to London Transport as MB635 in August 1969. It was bought by Dodds in January 1977.
Photo taken A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
55. MSD314G
AA Motor Services, Ayr, MSD314G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1969 with Northern Counties H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
56. SCS204J
AA Motor Services (Dodds) were operating SCS204J, a Seddon Pennine RU built in 1970/1 with Pennine B51F+20 bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr
57. VCS89K
AA Motor Services (Dodds) DT No3, VCS89K, was a B51F seated Seddon RU which had been exhibited at the Scottish Motor Show in November 1971 and entered service the following month. It was withdrawn in June 1984.
Photo taken late 1970s, A.A. Bus Station, Boswell Park, Ayr