SCT '61 Photo Index
Belfast Corporation
Fleet List

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1.
The last weekend of April 1951 sees the rear of Belfast Red Tram 156, looking the worse for wear, with Queens Road displayed on its indicator blind as it crosses Queens Bridge en route to the shipyard at Queens Island Belfast.
Photo taken end of April 1951, Queens Bridge, Belfast
2.
Belfast Chamberlain car 362 on route 54 to Crumlin Road is about to turn left into Donegall Place from Donegall Square North.
Photo taken April 1951, Donegal Place North, Belfast
3.
Plenty to keep the tram enthusiast happy in this Belfast shot. The foremost tram is McCreary car 398 with the indicator blind set to Springfield via Grosvenor Rd whilst the car moving in the opposite direction gives us a glimpse of the lower deck's routing board which shows Via Bedfo(rd Sq.).
Photo taken April 1951, Donegal Place North, Belfast
4. CZ36
Belfast 69, CZ36 was a 1932 built AEC Regent with Park Royal H52R body and was withdrawn by Belfast Corporation from passenger service in 1943 but was converted to a lubricating wagon with fleet no. LW29 in 1946 and worked in that role until 1953. This shot was taken during the last weekend of April 1951.
Photo taken end April 1951, Royal Avenue, Belfast
5. CZ4616
Belfast 88, CZ4616, was a 1934 built Dennis Lancet with a Burlingham body that was rebodied in 1949 by Harkness B31F. It which remained in service with Belfast Corporation until withdrawal in 1956.
Photo taken end April 1951, Royal Avenue, Belfast
6. CZ7010
Farrans of Colchester real veteran was this Dennis Lancet, CZ7010, new to Belfast Corporation in 1935 as their 99, but rebodied in 1951 by Harkness. It was withdrawn in 1956. The contractor was involved with building new barracks at Reed Hall, Colchester.
Photo taken Saturday 20 February 1965, at Reed Hall, Colchester
7. FZ7893
Belfast 108, FZ7893, Guy BTX with Harkness H36/32R body new in 1948.
Photo taken July 1965, Whitewell Terminus, Belfast
8. FZ7893
Belfast Trolleys 108, FZ7893, and 176 at Whitewell terminus. Both were Guy BTX with Harkness H36/32R bodies, 108 new in 1948 and 176 in 1949.
Photo taken July 1965, Whitewell Terminus, Belfast
9. FZ7897
After many years of neglect, Belfast trolleybus 112, FZ7897, was fully restored in 1996 to become a static exhibit at the Ulster Folk and Transport Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 2009, Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
10. GZ8508
Belfast 144, GZ8508, Guy BTX with Harkness H36/32R body new in 1948/9
Photo taken July 1965, Royal Avenue, Belfast
11. GZ8540
Belfast Trolleys 108, FZ7893, and 176 at Whitewell terminus. Both were Guy BTX with Harkness H36/32R bodies, 108 new in 1948 and 176 in 1949.
Photo taken July 1965, Whitewell Terminus, Belfast
12. GZ8567
Belfast trolley 203, GZ8567, in the City Centre, a BUT 9641T with Harkness H36/32R body new in 1950.
Photo taken July 1965, Wellington Place, Belfast
13. MZ7384
Belfast Corporation Guy Arab III/Harkness Coachworks B31F (may be B30F now) 286, MZ7384, new 1950, a fantastic survivor having been withdrawn in 1970.
Photo taken Saturday 28 April 2007, at Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
14. MZ7420
Belfast 322, MZ7420, was a 1950 built Guy Arab III with Harkness H28/26R body and was later moved on to Citybus in 1973, withdrawal coming in 1975.
Photo taken end April 1951, North Street, Belfast
15. MZ7444
Raymond Bell's wonderful Guy Arab III/Harkness of 1950, ex-Belfast Corporation 346, MZ7444, newly back on the rally scene.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 2008, at Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
16. MZ7444
Rear view of ex-Belfast Corporation 346, MZ7444 Guy Arab III/Harkness of 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 2008, at Ulster Folk and Transport Museum, Cultra
17. OZ2233
Leyland demonstrator OZ2233, was a 1950 built Leyland PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R body and was on loan to Belfast Corporation as their 350 during 1951. It was sold later in 1951 by Leyland to Londonderry and Lough Swilly who ran it for 24 years
Photo taken end April 1951, Donegal Square North, Belfast
18. OZ7314
Belfast trolleybus 212 OZ7314, BUT with Harkness Coach Builders H36/32R body, new in 1952
Photo taken July 1965, Whitewell Terminus, Belfast
19. OZ7324
Belfast trolley 222, OZ7324, entering Whitewell terminus, a BUT with Harkness H36/32R body new in 1954.
Photo taken July 1965, Whitewell Terminus, Belfast
20. 2206OI
A second view of Belfast 246 at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
21. 2206OI
The subject of a recent feature in Bus & Coach Preservation magazine, former Belfast 246 (2206OI) is a Sunbeam F4A with a Harkness body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, at Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
22. 2209OI
Preserved ex-Belfast Corporation trolley 246, 2206OI, a Sunbeam with Harkness H68R body, new in 1958
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2005, at East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
23. 5540XI
Belfast Corporation Leyland Atlantean 551, 5540XI, Belfast's first production Atlantean with Alexander H43/34F body new in 1960.
Photo taken late 1960s, Donegall Square South, Belfast
24. 703FZ
Citybus 2703, 703FZ, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1964 with MH Cars H44/31F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Upper Queen Street, Belfast