SCT '61 Photo Index
Aberdeen Corporation
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1. RG1173
Preserved Aberdeen RG1173, fleet number 79, an Albion PM28 with Walker B31R body, built in April 1930 and seen at Duxford Showbus 2004. Said to be the oldest preserved bus in Scotland, it has been fully restored after years of severe deterioration in a garden in South London and won "Best in Show" at Showbus 2000.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2004, Duxford
2. BRS37
Scotland's capital city can boast of several museums and galleries, but no transport museum since the small one housed in the Shrubhill works of Edinburgh City transport was closed several years ago. Along with Edinburgh tram 35 and FSC182, Aberdeen BRS37, a Daimler CWD6 with a Duple body was also displayed.
Photo taken Monday 11 April 1977, Shrubhill Works, Edinburgh
3. BRS518
Aberdeen 18, BRS518, was one of six such buses delivered in 1946 with four more following in 1947 and is here seen at the King Street Garage. Fitted with a Weymann H30/26R body the chassis was of the London 'RT3' style.
Photo taken Thursday 29 July 1965, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
4. CRS834
Aberdeen 14, CRS834, was a Daimler CVD6 with a Walker B34R body new in 1948. In 1956 it was rebuilt to B31F for one man operation and in 1963 further rebuilt to DP31F. Renumbered to 44 in March 1967 it was again rebuilt in 1968 to DP29F plus invalid chairs and was seen in this form at King Street Garage. It passed to McLennan, Spittalfield in October 1971.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
5. DRS358
Aberdeen 88, DRS358, a Daimler CVG6 was new as number 158 in 1950 with a Weymann H30/26R body. In 1962 it was renumbered to 108 and again renumbered to 88 in 1966. It had been rebuilt and reseated to H33/27R in 1959 and was seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
6. DMS351
Aberdeen 97, DMS351, was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Leyland L27/26R body new in 1951 seen at King Street Garage. It was acquired from Alexander (Midland), Falkirk MRB117 in 1970 for training duties only and was withdrawn in 1974, passing to Alexander (Greyhound), Arbroath in April 1974, but was not licensed.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
7. DRS361
Aberdeen Corporation 161, DRS361, nearer the camera and twin sister 162, DRS362, stand in the sunshine in Castle Street. Both were Daimler CVG6s new in 1951 and rebodied in July 1960 with Alexander H37/29R bodies.
Photo taken early 1970s, Castle Street, Aberdeen
8. GRG176
Aberdeen 176, GRG176, was a Daimler CVG6 new in 1954 with a Crossley H32/28R body. It was reseated to H32/29R in 1958 and again to H33/29R in 1965. It was seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
9. HRG205
Aberdeen 205, HRG205, the first of five A.E.C. D2RV6G Regent Vs with Crossley H34/28R bodies new in 1955. It was reseated to H34/29R in 1959 and again to H35/29R in 1966 and was seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
10. HRG213
Aberdeen Corporation 213, HRG213, a 1955 Daimler CVG6 with Crossley bodywork
Photo taken August 1973, Castle Street
11. JRG217
Aberdeen 217, JRG217, a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro-Cammell H35/28R body seen at King Street Garage. It had been new in 1956 with H34/28R configuration, being reseated in 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
12. KRS257
Aberdeen 257, KRS257, an A.E.C. MD2RA Regent V new in 1958 with a Metro-Cammell H37/29R body seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
13. KRS259
Aberdeen Corporation AEC Regent 259, KRS259, with Met-Cam 66 seat body built 1958 at Sea Beach terminus with resident eying up a suspicious bloke with a camera.
Photo taken Aug 1971, Sea Beach Terminus, Aberdeen
14. KRS262
Aberdeen Corporation 262, KRS262, a 1958 AEC Regent V with MCW body
Photo taken August 1973, Castle Street, Aberdeen
15. MRS273
Aberdeen 273, MRS273, was the middle one of five A.E.C. MD2RA Regent Vs new in 1959 with Alexander H37/29R bodies seen at King Street Garage. All five were fitted with Gardner 6LW engines in 1963.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
16. SRS298
Aberdeen 298, SRS298, a Daimler CVG6 was new in 1962 with an Alexander H37/29R body. In November 1968 it was rebuilt for one man operation as H38/27F and was seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
17. URG312
Aberdeen 312, URG312, was a Daimler CVG6 new in 1963 with an Alexander H37/29R body seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
18. 44KUA
Previously shown with Wilsons, ex Leeds AEC Reliance 44KUA with Roe B41D body was operated by Grampian as their 44 and can be seen here at the King Street Garage in Aberdeen, still with A.C.T. crest.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1975, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
19. VRS319
Aberdeen 319, VRS319, was a Daimler CVG6 new in 1964 with an Alexander H37/29R body seen at King Street Garage. It was later rebuilt to H37/27F and fitted for one-man operation in 1971.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
20. CRG325C
Preserved Aberdeen Corporation 325, CRG325C, a Daimler CVG6 with Alexander H37/29R body, first numerically of a batch of eight new in March 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2005, at Duxford
21. ERG1D
Aberdeen Corporation 1, ERG1D, a 1966 Leyland Tiger Cub with Alexander B43D bodywork, the first Leyland buses in the post war fleet overtakes 124 in the City Centre.
Photo taken Aug 1971, Castle Street, Aberdeen
22. GRS114E
Former Aberdeen 114, GRS114E, is a Leyland Atlantean with an Alexander O43/34F body, dating from 1967.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1998, Garsdale Station
23. GRS117E
Aberdeen 117, GRS117E, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with an Alexander H44/33F body seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
24. JRS22F
Aberdeen 22, JRS22F, an A.E.C. MP2R Swift with an Alexander 'W' B43D body seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
25. NRG26H
Aberdeen 26, NRG26H, was an A.E.C. MP2R Swift with an Alexander 'W' B43D body seen at King Street Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
26. NRG29H
Aberdeen Corporation 29, NRG29H, one of a batch of 15 AEC Swift MP2Rs with Alexander B43D bodywork delivered in September 1970, awaits its departure time from Sea Beach terminus via Union Street and Rosemount to Scatterburn on the western side of the city.
Photo taken c 1972, Sea Beach Terminus, Aberdeen