SCT '61 Photo Index
Alexander
Photos taken before 9th May 1961 when it split into Alexander Fife, Alexander Midland and Alexander Northern (plus later preservation photos)

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1. VD3433
This Leyland Lion LT5A, VD3433, was new to Central SMT in 1934, one of 110 ordered by them and Lanarkshire Traction. Originally fitted with a Leyland bodywork, it was withdrawn in 1945 and sold to Alexander who fitted this semi-utility Alexander body and a diesel engine. It operated on Perth city services in this red livery.
Photo taken 1997, Dunbar
2. WG2373
Blessed are the Cheesemakers! Former Alexander P169, WG2373, is a 1934 Leyland Lion LT5B with a 1947 Burlingham B35F body. It is seen running for Cumbria Classic Coaches on a local Yorkshire Dales tourist service to the Wensleydale Creamery, Hawes.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1998, Hawes
3. 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
4. VD3433
This Leyland Lion LT5A, VD3433, owned by Quantock Heritage has been repainted into two tone blue livery with immaculate hand painted sign writing.
Photo taken Monday 23 March 2020, B4102 in Warwickshire
5. 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
6. 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
7. 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
8. 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
9. WG8813
Seen here in Kinnoull Street, Perth is Alexander, Falkirk P596, WG8813, new in 1939, which was a Leyland TS8 special with an Alexander C39F body, one of twenty-seven such coaches new that year.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
10. WG9506
Alexander, Falkirk P670, WG9506, was a Leyland TS8 special, one of seventy-four delivered in 1940, following the delivery of twenty-four the previous year.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
11. WG9633
Alexander, Falkirk R330, WG9633, a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body, new in 1941, seen in Falkirk Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
12. AMS189
Alexander, Falkirk RO499, AMS189, a Guy Arab II 5LW with a Roe L27/28R body had been new in October 1944, and was re-seated to L27/26R in November 1950.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Scott Street, Perth
13. WG3493
Alexander, Falkirk R429, WG3493, was a Leyland TS7 which had an Alexander C32F body when new in July 1936 as P309. It was withdrawn and the chassis rebuilt to TD4 specification, fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body and renumbered R429 in January 1944.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
14. GYE83
Alexander, Falkirk RO697, GYE83, was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body (sub-contracted to them by Park Royal), which had been new in June 1945 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G139.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
15. GYE91
Alexander, Falkirk RO698, GYE91, was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body (sub-contracted to them by Park Royal), which had been new in July 1945 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G147.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Garage, Riggs Road, Perth
16. GYL433
Alexander, Falkirk RO717, GYL433. was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Northern Counties H30/26R body which had been new in December 1945 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G293.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Garage Yard, Riggs Road, Perth
17. GYL434
Alexander, Falkirk RO701, GYL434, was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Northern Counties H30/26R body which had been new in December 1945 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G294.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, King Edward Street, Perth
18. GYL437
Alexander, Falkirk RO718, GYL437, was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Northern Counties H30/26R body which had been new in December 1945 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G297.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Scott Street, Perth
19. GYL448
Alexander, Falkirk RO719, GYL448, was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Northern Counties H30/26R body which had been new in March 1946 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G308.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Garage, Riggs Road, Perth
20. HGC135
Alexander, Falkirk RO722, HGC135, was a Guy Arab II (5LW) with a Park Royal H30/26R body which had been new in March 1946 to the London Passenger Transport Board as G356.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
21. AWG631
W Alexander and Sons A44, AWG631, an AEC Regal 0662 with Alexander C35F bodywork seen in the vicinity of Inverurie loco sheds. It passed to Alexander's Northern area in the 1961 split where it lasted until 1967.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1959, Inverurie, Scotland
22. AWG647
Seen at Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness, AWG647, an AEC O662 Regal was new as Alexander, Falkirk A60 in July 1947 with an Alexander C35F body.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
23. AWG705
Alexander, Falkirk PA30, AWG705, a Leyland PS1 with an Alexander C35F body, was one of forty-nine delivered in 1947, with PA30 being new in June.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Tay Street, Perth
24. BMS115
Alexander, Falkirk AB6, BMS115, an A.E.C. O962 Regal III, new in October 1947 with a Burlingham B35F body, was seen in Falkirk Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
25. BMS221
Seen here in Kinnoull Street, Perth is Alexander, Falkirk PA59, BMS221, a Leyland PS1 with an Alexander C35F body, which was delivered in September 1947, and was one of forty-nine new that year, a further ten, PA49 - PA58, following in 1948.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
26. AMS11
Alexander, Falkirk RA11, AMS11, new in January 1948, was a Leyland PD1 with an Alexander L27/26R body seen in Falkirk Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
27. BMS401
Alexander, Falkirk D6, BMS401, a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C33F body, was one of twenty-nine, D2 - D30, new in March 1948, D1 having been delivered in May of the previous year.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Tay Street, Perth
28. BWG315
Alexander, Falkirk PA90, BWG315, a Leyland PS1 with an Alexander C35F body new in July 1948.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Meadow Street, Falkirk
29. CMS201
W. Alexander PA133, CMS 201, a 1949 Leyland Tiger PS1 with an Alexander C35F body at Brough during the 2014 Brough & Kirkby Stephen Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 2014, Brough
30. AWG591
Alexander, Falkirk PA196, AWG591, new in July 1950, was a Leyland PS1 with an Alexander C35F body.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
31. CMS214
Alexander, Falkirk PA145, CMS214, was a Leyland PS1 with an Alexander C35F body new in 1950 which was seen in Killermont Street, Glasgow.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Killermont Street, Glasgow
32. CWG61
New in 1950 Alexander, Falkirk RB83, CWG61 was a Leyland PD2/1 with an Alexander L27/26R body which was caught at Buchanan Street, Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Buchanan Street, Glasgow
33. DMS485
RB135, DMS495, of Alexander, Falkirk was a Leyland PD2/3 new in 1951 with an Alexander L27/26R body is seen in the parking area at Buchanan Street, Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Germiston Street, outside Buchanan Street Bus Station, Glasgow
34. FMS718
Alexander, Falkirk PD1, FMS718, was the first of many Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cubs in the fleet, and was delivered in 1954 with an Alexander C41F body seen in Glasgow.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Dundas Street, Glasgow
35. FMS738
Alexander, Falkirk AC41, FMS738, an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander B45F body, new in June 1955, seen in Falkirk Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
36. FMS750
Alexander, Falkirk AC3, FMS750, new in May 1955, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander B45F body seen in Falkirk Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
37. FWG836
Alexander, Falkirk E1, FWG836, was the first of twenty Bristol LS6Gs, new in March 1955, with Eastern Coachworks B45F bodies.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Tay Street, Perth
38. GWG467
Alexander, Falkirk AC63, GWG467, an A.E.C. MC3RV Monocoach, new in June 1955, had an Alexander B45F body.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
39. HMS231
Alexander, Falkirk AC82, HMS231, an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander B45F body, was one of nineteen new in 1956.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Tay Street, Perth
40. HMS245
Alexander B45F bodied AEC MU3RV Reliance HMS245 was new as Alexander, Falkirk AC96 in July 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1959, Farraline Park Bus Station, Inverness
41. JMS197
Alexander, Falkirk PD79, JMS197, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with an Alexander C41F body, new in September 1956.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
42. JMS204
Alexander, Falkirk PD86, JMS204, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with an Alexander B45F body, was new in November 1956 and is seen in Falkirk Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
43. JMS218
Seen at Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow was Alexander, Falkirk PD100, JMS218, which was the last of twenty Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cubs with Alexander B45F bodies delivered in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 1959, Dundas Street Bus Station, Glasgow
44. KMS486
Alexander, Falkirk PD117, KMS486, seen in Falkirk Bus Station, was a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub, new in September 1957, with an Alexander C41F body.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station
45. KWG602
Alexander, Falkirk RD73, KWG602, was the first of thirty-three Bristol LD6Gs with Eastern Coachworks H33/27R bodies, new in 1959, RD73 being new in February.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, South Street, Perth
46. MMS739
Alexander, Falkirk RD87, MMS739, was one of thirty-three Bristol LD6Gs with Eastern Coachworks H33/27R bodies new in 1959, RD87 being new in March.
Photo taken Friday 24 July 1959, Kinnoull Street, Perth
47. MWG377
Alexander, Falkirk PD162, MWG377, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with an Alexander C41F body, new in May 1959.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 July 1959, Falkirk Bus Station