SCT '61 Photo Index
Birmingham City
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1. OV4486
OV4486 - new 1931 to Birmingham is an AEC Regent 661 with AEC 6.1 litre 6-cylinder petrol engine and crash gearbox. It has a Metro-Cammell body - 51 seats (to operator's design) and was formally launched this week after being fully restored.
Photo taken Saturday 9 July 2022, Wythall Transport Museum
2. OV4486
Interior photos of newly renovated Birmingam 486, OV4486, a 1931 AEC Regent 661 with Metro-Cammell body.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2022, Wythall Transport Museum
3. AOG674
Service vehicles are non-frequent visitors to these pages. When this picture was taken, I hadn't realised the significance of AOG674 as being formerly a 1935 Daimler COG5 with NCME body (674) in the Birmingham City Transport Fleet.
Photo taken August 1968, Perry Barr Garage
4. CVP207
Seen on the A23, Brighton Road, taking part in the H.C.V.C. Rally is ex-Birmingham 1107, CVP207, a Daimler COG5 with Metro-Cammell H30/24R, new in 1937.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1966, A23, Brighton Road, south of Crawley
5. CVP207
Birmingham's standard double decker in the late nineteen thirties was the Daimler COG5 with Birmingham designed Metro Cammell body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 2010, Chatsworth
6. CVP207
From left to right Brirmingham 1107, CVP207, a Daimler COG5 with Metro-Cammell H30/24R, new in 1937, then JOJ533 then Midland Red BHA399C.
Photo taken September1998, Wythall Transport Museum
7. 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
8. FOF171
Say, Gloucester, FOF171, a Ex-Birmingham City Transport M.C.C.W. bodied Daimler COG5 new in 1939 seen at Say's garage after withdrawal.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1958, Gloucester
9. 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 It was acquired in July 1954 and was withdrawn in June 1964 when it passed to Moseley (dealer), Loughborough and was scrapped.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
10. FOP364
Not long before the takeover by Westcliff, Canvey/Benfleet had purchased a large number of utility bodied Daimlers from Birmingham Corporation, some of which had long careers with Westcliff, Eastern National and finally Southend. FOP364 (Birmingham 1364) was one of these, with Duple body, photographed in the yard of Fairfax Drive depot on 13th February 1955. It is probably in green livery, but with Westcliff fleetname and carries its Eastern National fleet number 1197.
Photo taken Sunday 13 February 1955, Fairfax Drive Depot, Southend
11. FOP465
Westcliff FOP465, a Daimler CWA6 with Park Royal H30/26R body, taken over with the operations of Benfleet and District in March 1951 and originally new in 1945 to Birmingham as their 1465.
Photo taken c.1951, Victoria Circus, Southend
12. GOE486
GOE486 is a Daimler CVA6DD with Metro-Cammell H30/24R body dating from 1947. It was BCT 1486 and has been restored as such.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2016, turning right into Chapel Lane from Wythall Transport Museum
13. HOJ396
Birmingham 296, HOJ396, was one of two pre-production Leyland PD2/1s and had Leyland H30/26R bodywork dating from 1947. It was withdrawn shortly after this visit by The Omnibus Touring Circle.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Birmingham
14. HOV680
HOV680, Birmingham 1680, was one of 100 Leyland PD2/1s with Brush H30/24R bodies dating from 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Yardley Wood Road, Birmingham
15. HOV685
Birmingham 1685, HOV685, a Leyland PD2/1 with Brush H30/24R body new in 1948.
Photo taken September 1998, Yardley Wood Depot
16. HOV685
Birmingham 1685, HOV685, a Leyland PD2/1 with Brush H30/24R body new in 1948.
Photo taken September 1998
17. HOV707
Birmingham 1707, HOV707, was one of a batch of 100 Leyland PD2/1 with Brush H30/24R bodies new in 1948, at Perry Barr Garage.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Perry Barr Garage
18. HOV743
Birmingham 1743, HOV743, a Leyland PD2/1 with Brush H30/24R body of 1948.
Photo taken 1966, Bull Ring, Birmingham
19. HOV845
Birmingham 1845, HOV845, a Daimler CVG6, one of eighty-seven, dating from 1949 with Metro-Cammell H30/24R body of typical Birmingham style is seen at Perry Barr Garage.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Perry Barr Garage
20. HOV865
Birmingham 1865, HOV865, a Daimler CVG6 with Metro Cammell H30/24R body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, Navigation Street, Birmingham
21. HOV923
Birmingham C T 1923, HOV923, a Daimler CVG6/Met-Cam H54R built in 1949 caught me on the hop as I waited for another bus. This was the only exposed radiator Daimler I saw on my visit.
Photo taken August 1968, Corporation Street, Birmingham
22. JOJ139
One of fifty Leyland H28/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s new in 1949, 2139, JOJ139, is seen at Hockley Garage on a visit by The Omnibus Touring Circle.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Hockley Garage
23. JOJ183
Outside Hockley Garage JOJ183, Birmingham 2183, is a Leyland PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body and dates from 1949/50, being one of fifty new at that time, the first sixteen, including 2183, entering service in late 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Hockley Garage
24. JOJ214
Seen at Birminghamís Rosebery Street garage is 2214, JOJ214, one of fifty Leyland PD2/1s delivered in 1950 with Park Royal H29/25R bodies.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Rosebery Street Garage
25. JOJ222
This is Birmingham CT 2222, JOJ222, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body dating from 1950, and perhaps remembered by many as the vehicle always at the back of AMRTM when they were based at Witton.
Photo taken Saturday 28 November 2015, private site in Coventry
26. JOJ222
This is the Birmingham City Transport 2222, JOJ222, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body dating from 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 27 November 2016, private site near Coventry
27. JOJ223
Birmingham 2223, JOJ223, a Leyland PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R body, new in 1950. It was withdrawn in 1969.
Photo taken 1966, Edmund Street, Birmingham
28. JOJ238
Thirty Leyland PS2/1s with Weymann B34F bodies were new in 1950 and 2238, JOJ238, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Selly Oak Garage, Birmingham
29. JOJ245
Preserved Birmingham City 2245, JOJ245, a Leyland PS2 with Weymann B34F body, one of a batch of 30 new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 2009, at Duxford
30. JOJ245
Birmingham City Transport 2245, JOJ245, a 1950 Leyland PS2/1 with Weymann body, one of a batch of 30 new in 1950. 2245 was withdrawn at the end of 1969.
Photo taken Monday 31 May 2010, BaMMot Wythall
31. JOJ249
Birmingham 2249, JOJ249, a Leyland Tiger PS2/1 built in 1950 with Weymann B34F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
32. JOJ250
JOJ250, a Leyland PS2/1 new in 1950 with a Weymann B34F body, which had been acquired from Birmingham 2250, is seen with West Bromwich Corporation Welfare Department.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
33. JOJ255
A picture taken at the end of the Birmingham Outer Circle run of 18 June 1972. In the foreground are Birmingham 2255, JOJ255, and 2231, JOJ231, Leyland Tiger PS2s followed by a pair of Sentinels from Browns of Donington, including HAW373 nearest the camera. In the background can be seen Barton's Charabanc, SELNEC Leyland National EX30 and a Southdown double decker registered JCD??.
Photo taken Sunday 18 June 1972, Birmingham Outer Circle Run
34. JOJ255
One of the famous Birmingham Tigers, 2255, JOJ255, photographed at Crich August 1971, Bank Holiday Monday.
Photo taken Monday 30 August 1971, Crich Tramway Museum
35. JOJ257
Birmingham CT 2257, JOJ257, new in 1950, is a Leyland PS2/1 Tiger with Weymann B34F body. It was withdrawn 1965, but was back in service in 1967 as O.M.O. bus.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 April 2019, near Meriden, Warwickshire
36. JOJ260
West Midlands PTE 2260, JOJ260, a Leyland Tiger PS2/1 with Weymann B34F body, new to Birmingham C.T. (2260) in 1950.
Photo taken 1970, WMPTE Walsall Depot
37. JOJ265
JOJ265 was the last of five Leyland HR40 Olympics with Weymann B36F bodies new to Birmingham in 1950 and 2265 is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Selly Oak Garage, Birmingham
38. JOJ27
Birmingham 2027, JOJ27, was one of sixty-one Daimler CVD6s with Metro Cammell H30/24R bodies new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Yardley Wood Garage, Birmingham
39. JOJ489
Birmingham City Transport bought huge numbers of new buses in the early post war years. 2489, JOJ489, is a 1950 Crossley DD42/6 with Crossley bodywork to Birmingham's standard design.
Photo taken 1996, Heart of the Pennines Rally, Halifax
40. JOJ489
Birmingham 2489, JOJ489, a 1950 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley bodywork.
Photo taken October 1989, Kidderminster
41. JOJ489
Birmingham 2489, JOJ489, a Crossley DD42/6 with a Crossley H30/24R body, new in 1950
Photo taken 1996, Manchester Musuem of Science & Industry
42. JOJ533
Birmingham 2533, JOJ533, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell H30/24R body, new in 1950.
Photo taken September 1991
43. JOJ536
Former Birmingham City 2536, JOJ536, in WM livery navigates around the Fox and Goose Roundabout at the intersection of the A47 and A4040 Outer Circle in Ward End on its way to the city.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 January 1973, Fox & Goose Roundabout, Birmingham 8
44. JOJ548
Preserved ex-Birmingham 2548, JOJ548, a Guy Arab IV with a Metro Cammell body, new in 1950
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, Lincoln
45. JOJ489
A rear view of preserved former Birmingham C.T. 2489, JOJ489, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/24R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
46. JOJ580
Believed to be Birmingham 2580, JOJ580, a Guy Arab III with Metro-Cammell H30/24R body, new in January 1951.
Photo taken Colmore Row, Birmingham
47. JOJ603
Birmingham 2603, JOJ603, one of fifty Guy Arab IVs with Metro Cammell H30/24R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Selly Oak Garage, Birmingham
48. JOJ607
Birmingham 2607, JOJ607, one of fifty Guy Arab IVs with Metro Cammell H30/24R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Selly Oak Garage, Birmingham
49. JOJ663
Two hundred and twenty Daimler CVD6s with Metro-Cammell H30/24R bodies entered service in 1951 in two batches (2061-2130 with exposed radiators and 2626-2775 with concealed radiators). 2663, JOJ663, seen at Hockley Garage was typical of the second batch of these.
Photo taken Sunday 15 October 1967, Hockley Garage
50. JOJ694
A rear view of JOJ694, which was a Daimler CVD6 with a Metro Cammell H30/24R body, new in August 1951 as Birmingham 2694.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970
51. JOJ707
JOJ707 was new to Birmingham in 1951. It is a Daimler CVD6 with Metro-Cammell 54 seat body (to operator's design).
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 2019, AMRTM Aldridge
52. JOJ951
WMPTE, ex-Walsall 855, TDH905, was a Sunbeam F4A with Willowbrook H36/34RD body of 1954. Next to it is WMPTE 2591, ex-Birmingham 2591, JOJ591, a Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell H30/24R of 1951.
Photo taken 1970, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
53. JOJ761
West Midlands PTE 2761, JOJ761, a Daimler CVD6 with Metro-Cammell H30/24R body, new to Birmingham C.T. (2761) in 1952.
Photo taken Summer (!) 1970, Birmingham City Centre
54. JOJ799
Birmingham CT 2799, JOJ799, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R body of 1952, on the route from Hamstead to Yardley, one of a very small number of routes in Birmingham which ran across the city via the centre.
Photo taken 1970, Hamstead Road/Villa Road, Handsworth
55. JOJ823
West Midlands PTE 2823, JOJ823, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1952 with Crossley H30/25R bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham 22 years earlier and still looked in good condition.
Photo taken August 1974, Dudley Bus Station
56. JOJ861
JOJ861, Birmingham 2861, was one of 125 Daimler CVG6s with Crossley H30/24R bodies delivered in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Yardley Wood Garage, Birmingham
57. JOJ864
JOJ864, a Daimler CVG6, carried a Crossley H30/25R body, and was new in December 1952 as Birmingham 2864, one of 125 such vehicles new in 1952/3.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970
58. JOJ896
JOJ896, Birmingham 2896, was one of 125 Daimler CVG6s with Crossley H30/24R bodies delivered in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, High Street, Birmingham
59. JOJ897
West Midlands P.T.E. 2897, JOJ897, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R body, new to Birmingham City Transport in 1952.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Worcester Streeet, Birmingham
60. JOJ964
Birmingham (West Midlands PTE) 2964, JOJ964, was one of the 1952 batch of Guy Arab IVs with an Metro-Cammell H30/25R body.
Photo taken 1970, New Street, Birmingham
61. JOJ840
Birmingham City Transport JOJ840, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R built in 1953 rests between duties at Perry Barr. Somewhere along the line, the traditional "New Look" radiator has been replaced with a much plainer one, although embellished with a "BCT" badge.
Photo taken August 1968, Perry Barr Garage
62. JOJ870
BCT 2870, JOJ870, is seen in Ward End exiting Alum Rock Road and turning onto Washwood Heath Road. The bus is seen with West Midlands decals but in former BCT livery. It was a Daimler CV6G with Crossley H30/25R body, new in early 1953.
Photo taken Monday 19 March 1973, Ward End, Birmingham
63. JOJ976
Birmingham 2976, JOJ976, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell H30/25R body new in early 1953.
Photo taken September 1998
64. JOJ976
JOJ976 is a Guy Arab IV with Gardner 6LW 8.4 litre 6 cylinder and pre-selective gearbox with a Metro-Cammell 55 seats (27 ft, to operatorís design) body. 2976 is a typical Birmingham Guy, and entered service in February 1953 from Acocks Green garage.
Photo taken Monday 2 May 2016, A435 near Wythall
65. MOF102
Birmingham Corporation 3102, MOF102, a 1953 Metro-Cammell H30/25R bodied Guy Arab IV parked in a busy Bridge Street at Bakewell. Owned by K & R Walsh of Manchester it seemed to be operating a shuttle service possibly in connection with the Bakewell Festival of Baking which was taking place just to the left of where it was parked.
Photo taken Saturday 8 June 2013, at Bridge Street, Bakewell
66. MOF102
A rear view of Birmingham Corporation 3102, MOF102, a 1953 Metro-Cammell H30/25R bodied Guy Arab IV parked in a busy Bridge Street at Bakewell. Owned by K & R Walsh of Manchester it seemed to be operating a shuttle service possibly in connection with the Bakewell Festival of Baking which was taking place just to the left of where it was parked.
Photo taken Saturday 8 June 2013, at Bridge Street, Bakewell
67. MOF102
Ex-Birmingham Corporation 3102, MOF102, a 1953 Metro-Cammell bodied Guy Arab now operated by Bellvue Coaches of Manchester, dropping off wedding guests in Oxford Road Manchester.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 2014, Manchester University, Oxford Road, Manchester
68. MOF9
Preserved ex-Birmingham 3009, MOF9, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell body, new in 1953
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
69. MOF9
Rear view of preserved ex-Birmingham 3009, MOF9, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell body, new in 1953
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
70. MOF9
Preserved ex-Birmingham 3009, MOF9, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell body, new in 1953.
Photo taken September 1998
71. MOF9
Birmingham 3009, MOF9, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell body looked in good order as it operated local tours during the Llandudno Victorian Extravaganza weekend.
Photo taken Monday 4 May 2015, Mostyn Crescent, Llandudno
72. MOF90
This is MOF90, a Guy Arab IV with Metro Cammell H30/25R body and originally was Birmingham 3090. It has a Gardner engine and hasn't been seen for a long time. Recently changed hands, it has only recently been towed to Roger Burdett's place for internal and external restoration. It is not part of Roger's collection but is making use of free workshop space currently available.
Photo taken Sunday 6 September 2015, at a private site near Coventry, with special permission
73. LOG302
Former Birmingham Corporation 3002, LOG302, is a 1954 Daimler CL5 with Metro-Cammell H30/25R body, restored to full livery complete with the "Forward" City Coat of Arms.
Photo taken Sunday 28 November 2010, Original AMRTM at Witton
74. MOF184
West Midlands PTE 3184, MOF184, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley H30/25R body, new to Birmingham CT (3184) in 1954.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Bull Ring area, Birmingham
75. MOF193
West Midlands PTE 3193, MOF193, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1954 with Crossley H30/25R bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham Corporation.
Photo taken April 1970, Colmore Row, Birmingham
76. MOF225
MOF225, a Daimler CVG6 with a Crossley H30/25R body dating from October 1954, had been new as Birmingham 3225, one of 125 such vehicles new in 1953/4.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970
77. MOF225
Birmingham 3225, MOF225, a Daimler CVG6 with Crossley body, new in 1954
Photo taken May 1997, Manchester Science Museum
78. 273GON
Fifty Daimler CRG6s with Park Royal H39/33F bodies (3251-3300) were delivered in 1963 and 3273, 273GON, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, High Street, Birmingham
79. 309GON
Fifty Daimler CRG6s with Metro Cammell H39/33F bodies (3301-3350)were delivered in 1963 and 3309, 309GON, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, High Street, Birmingham
80. 333GON
West Midlands PTE 3333, 333GON, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1963 with Metro-Cammell H43/33F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1977, Bull Street, Birmingham
81. 358KOV
WMPTE 3358, 358KOV, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Metro-Cammell H43/33F body, new to Birmingham C.T. in 1964.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Birmingham
82. 417KOV
In 1964 Birmingham received fifty Daimler CRG6s with Park Royal H39/33F bodies (3401-3450) and 3417, 417KOV, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, High Street, Birmingham
83. 428KOV
West Midlands PTE 3428, 428KOV, Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1964 with Park Royal H43/33F bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham where it was photographed.
Photo taken April 1977, Corporation Street
84. 431KOV
W.M.P.T.E. 3431, 431KOV, was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Park Royal H39/33F body, new in September 1964 as Birmingham City Transport 3431.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Quinton Garage, Birmingham
85. BON451C
West Midlands PTE 3451, BON451C, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXSD built in 1965 with Marshall B37F bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham. Later Fleetline single deckers would have the more familiar SRG designation.
Photo taken April 1977, Dale End
86. BON451C
Seen at Selly Oak garage is BON451C, new as Birmingham 3451, which was the first of twenty-four Daimler CRG6LXSDs with Marshall B37F bodies new between March and September 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Selly Oak Garage, Birmingham
87. BON452C
Birmingham 3452, BON452C, with a Marshall B37F body was one of twenty-four Daimler CRG6s in the fleet which were bodied as single deckers.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Yardley Wood Road, Birmingham
88. BON461C
New as Birmingham 3461, and seen outside Birmingham's Liverpool Street Garage is BON461C, a Daimler CRG6LXSD with a Marshall B37F body new in June 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Liverpool Street Garage, Birmingham
89. BON470C
Birmingham 3470, BON470C, with a Marshall B37F body was one of twenty-four Daimler CRG6s in the fleet which were bodied as single deckers.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Selly Oak Garage, Birmingham
90. BON470C
One of Birmingham City Transport's 24 pioneering single-deck Daimler Fleetlines, BON470C, is shown here at Evesham - presumably on a private hire - under West Midlands P.T.E. ownership in August 1973. The 37 seat body was built in 1965 by Marshall of Cambridge.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1973, Evesham
91. BON472C
Birmingham became the first operator to run single deck Daimler Fleetlines when it took delivery of a batch with Marshall bodywork in 1965. Seen here is 3472, BON472C. The body seated 37 which was much lower than later examples which were designed as single deckers from the off rather than adapted double deck chassis as is the case here. Later examples would have the engine enclosed and be designated SRG (for Saloon rear Gardener) rather than the CRG of the double deck chassis.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Manchester Museum of Transport
92. BON472C
All Change ---- former Brirmingham BON472C which has been the vehicle seen at rallies from the Yardley Wood Bus Group is now at the transport museum at Wythall.
Photo taken Saturday 10 December 2016, Wythall Transport Museum
93. BON472C
Birmingham crest on preserved Fleetline single decker 3472.
94. BON472C
Rear view of preserved Birmingham City Transport 3472, BON472C, a Daimler Fleetline with Marshall B37F body new in 1965
Photo taken Sunday 1 July 2012, North Weald
95. BON474C
All Change ---- former Brirmingham BON472C which has been the vehicle seen at rallies from the Yardley Wood Bus Group is now at the transport museum at Wythall.
Photo taken Saturday 10 December 2016, Wythall Transport Museum
96. BON476C
Fifty Daimler CRG6s with Park Royal H39/33F bodies (3475-3524) were delivered in 1965, although 3515-3524 did not enter service until 1966, and the second of them 3476, BON476C, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Yardley Wood Road, Birmingham
97. BON514C
Birmingham 3514, BON514C, a Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal H72F body from 1965 sits at the former tram service 2 terminus at Erdington with the conductor having a break, before setting off for the City centre
Photo taken August 1968, Sutton Road, Erdington
98. BON548C
When Birmingham City Transport began, in 1962, replacing its huge intake of new buses, bought in the early 1950s, it chose Daimler's then new Fleetline CRG6LX chassis as its new standard bus. Body orders were split between Metro-Cammell and Park Royal. BON548C was a 1965 example of the Metro-Cammell version, the original box-like Orion derived body having been "modernised" by a moulded front lower panel.
Photo taken Saturday 31 August 1974, Birmingham City Centre
99. BON550C
BON550C was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Metro-Cammell H39/33F body new in January 1966 as Birmingham 3550, one of 50 such vehicles new in 1965/6.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970
100. BON520C
Fifty Daimler CRG6s with Park Royal H39/33F bodies (3475-3524) were delivered in 1965, although 3515-3524 did not enter service until 1966, and 3520, BON520C, is seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1966, Yardley Wood Road, Birmingham
101. KOX663F
Mid Warwickshire Motors KOX663F, an A E C Swift MP2R built in 1967 with MCW B37D+30 bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, Balsall Common
102. KOX663F
KOX663F, an A E C Swift MP2R built in 1967 with MCW B37D+30 dual entrance bodywork has been restored as West Midlands 3663 and was a surprise visitor to AMRTM running day but not in service.
Photo taken Sunday 23 March 2014, Shenstone Drive, Aldridge
103. KOX663F
Another view of KOX663F, an A E C Swift MP2R built in 1967 with MCW B37D+30 dual entrance bodywork, new to Birmingham but restored as West Midlands 3663.
Photo taken Sunday 23 March 2014, Shenstone Drive, Aldridge
104. KOX673F
After buying 24 single-deck Daimler Fleetlines in 1965, Birmingham City Transport turned to AEC for its next single deckers, taking delivery of 18 Swifts with Metro-Cammell B37D bodies in Autumn 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1976, Selly Oak, Birmingham
105. KOX728F
KOX728F carried fleet number 3728 in the Birmingham fleet and was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an MCW H43/33F body new in December 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970
106. KOX730F
West Midlands PTE 3730, KOX730F, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1967 with MCW H43/33F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1977, Corporation Street, Birmingham
107. KOX753F
West Midlands PTE 3753, KOX753F, was new to Birmingham City Transport as 3753 in 1968. She is a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Park Royal H44/33F - see, PR could produce something other than a shoebox if they tried!
Photo taken Wednesday 4 January 1978, Birmingham (Elmdon) Airport
108. KOX773F
My first adult visit to Birmingham with a camera, and I found this high level view onto Station Street showing the distinctive bus stops alongside 3773, KOX773F, on service 24 to Warstock with the "From City" displayed. The khaki roof can be seen from this height. Plenty of interest if the bus is a bit too standard for some of us!
Photo taken August 1968, Station Street, Birmingham
109. NOV861G
Seen at Birmingham's Liverpool Street Garage is NOV861G, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Park Royal H43/29D body new in March 1969 as Birmingham 3861.
Photo taken Sunday 14 June 1970, Liverpool Street Garage, Birmingham
110. NOV862G
West Midlands PTE 3862, NOV862G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1969 with Park Royal H43/29D bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham.
Photo taken April 1977, Bull Street, Birmingham
111. NOV880G
Birmingham 3880, NOV880G, is a Park Royal bodied Daimler CRG6LX dating from 1969. It has H43/28D seating.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 2019, AMRTM Aldridge