SCT '61 Photo Index
Bolton Corporation
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1.
Bolton tram 66 alongside Blackpool 762.
Photo taken Saturday 25 September 1982, at Bispham, Blackpool
2.
Bolton tram 66, an 8 wheel double-decker which was built by the Electric Railway and Tramway Carriage Company in 1901. The tram was originally an open-topper but was enclosed in 1932 although it retained an open drivers platform.
Photo taken Saturday 25 September 1982, at Blackpool
3.
Bolton Car No 66
Photo taken early 1980, Bispham Station, Red Bank Road, Blackpool
4. WH1553
Former Bolton 54, WH1553, is a preserved Leyland TD1 with a Leyland-designed body by Bromilow and Edwards (confirmation needed), dating from 1929.
Photo taken circa 1974, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
5. WH1553
Bolton Corporation 54, WH1553, a Leyland Titan TD 1 from 1929 with Leyland L27/24RO open staircase body, part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, departing LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
6. WH1553
Bolton 54, WH1553, a 1929 Leyland L27/24RO bodied Titan TD1 at a rally in Doncaster'. The Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society owned bus was carrying the incorrect fleetnumber 53 as this was the number found when stripping the paintwork down but this turned out to be it's Hicks of Braintree number.
Photo taken June 1971, at Doncaster
7. WH1553
Former Bolton 54, WH1553, is a preserved Leyland TD1 with a Leyland-designed body by Bromilow and Edwards(?), dating from 1929, now part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, at Lincoln
8. BWH113
Seen at Moor Lane bus station in Bolton, reversing off the stand for services 10 and 11, is Cravens H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/3 which was Bolton 299, BWH113, one of sixty-seven with Cravens bodies new in 1946.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
9. BWH121
Bolton's only Crossley double-deckers were seventy-five delivered in 1946, sixty-seven with bodies by Cravens and eight with Crossley bodies. 307, BWH121, one of the Cravens H30/26R bodied ones is seen in Bury waiting to depart for the Football Ground, with another of the batch following.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
10. BWH128
Turning into Moor Lane bus station is Bolton 314, BWH128, one of the eight Crossley DD42/3s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1946, the other sixty-seven of the order having bodies by Cravens.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
11. BWH68
Entering Howell Croft bus station in Bolton is Bolton 254, BWH68, one of sixty-seven Crossley DD42/3s with Cravens H30/26R bodies new in 1946.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Howell Croft Bus Station
12. BWH833
Bolton 332, BWH833, delivered in 1947 was a Leyland PD1/2 with Northern Counties H30/26R body and was one of a batch of fifteen, a further fifteen having Manchester style Crossley bodies. The PD1/2 was the air braked version and was unique to Bolton.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
13. CWH737
Bolton 387, CWH737, was one of fifty Leyland PD2/4s with Leyland H30/26R bodies deliered in 1948 which were increased to H32/26R in 1955/6. Seen here leaving Moor Lane bus station in Bolton it displays the brighter red livery adopted for a short period after the arrival of Ralph Bennett as General Manager.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Moor Lane Bus Station
14. CWH738
Bolton 388, CWH738, leaving Moor Lane Bus Station in Bolton was one of the hundred Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/4s delivered in 1948/9, this being from the first batch. They were upseated to H32/26R in 1955/6.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
15. CWH717
One of Bolton's unique PD2/4s survives as a tower wagon. The former 367, CWH717, was renumbered 2 in it's new role. It was new in 1949 and carried a Leyland body
Photo taken Saturday 4 December 2010, Manchester Museum of Transport
16. DBN323
Bolton 420, DBN323, a Leyland PD2/4 of 1949 with Leyland H30/26R body
Photo taken 1959, Bolton
17. DBN337
Bolton 434, DBN337, one of fifty Leyland PD2/4s delivered in 1949 with Leyland H30/26R bodies which were increased to H32/26R in 1955/6. Seen in this rather poor shot at Victoria Bus Station it still displays the ‘8’ on the cab door, applied to the 1948 and 1949 deliveries to advise drivers that they were 8 feet wide.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
18. DBN347
Bolton 444, DBN347, one of fifty Leyland PD2/4s delivered in 1949 with Leyland H30/26R bodies which were increased to H32/26R in 1955/6. It is seen here in the later maroon and cream livery entering Moor Lane bus station in Bolton.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Moor Lane Bus Station
19. DBN978
Bolton 8, DBN978, an all Crossley single decker of 1949. Photograph taken at Tram Remise Lekstraat Amsterdam at approximately midday. This was part of a trip over 5 days and later in the afternoon I drove the bus accross Amsterdam centre in the evening rush to the Diamond Museum. The following day the bus attended a bus rally in Noordwijk along with a few other preserved British buses and many local buses including a number of Royal Tiger Worldmasters.
Photo taken Thursday 13 May 2004, Amsterdam, Nederland
20. DBN978
Three Crossleys in one here. Taken on 19th May 1974 we had travelled from Manchester in Bolton 8, DBN978, to Sheffield where we were about to transfer to Yeates-bodied Crossley EX6644. We were joined at this point by Chesterfield 8, NRA708. This bus is identical to how Bolton 8 was in original condition (even to the fleet number), apart from the fact that the Bolton bus had air brakes. Bolton 8 was rebuilt the following year to original rear-entrance configuration, having been converted to front entrance for welfare bus duty, which also involved fitting a tail lift.
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 1974, Normanton Spring Road, Sheffield
21. DBN978
Preserved 1949 Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32R body
Photo taken Saturday 10 August 2013, at Hanging Gate Pub, Diggle
22. DBN978
Bolton Crossley No 8, DBN978
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2010, at Open Day, Rigby Road Tram Depot, Blackpool
23. DBN978
Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32F body, new in 1949. This bus survived longer than its sisters by being transferred to the Welfare Department (as seen) and was later preserved.
Photo taken 1966, Bolton
24. DBN978
Former Bolton Corporation 8, DBN978, a Crossley SD42/7 with Crossley B32R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 3 April 2005, Wisley Aerodrome
25. GWH506
Davies, Tredegar GWH506 was an ex-Bolton Leyland PD2/13 with Metro-Cammell H31/27R body new in 1955 and is seen in Merthyr.
Photo taken Friday 30 July 1971, Merthyr
26. GWH516
Bolton Corporation 9, GWH516, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/14 built in 1955 with East Lancs B43F Body
Photo taken 1964, Moor Lane Bus Station
27. GWH516
Bolton 9, GWH516, was a solitary East Lancs B43F bodied Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger delivered in 1955 and is seen entering the bay for routes 215 and 225 at Moor Lane bus station in Bolton.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
28. JBN141
Bolton Corporation 10, JBN141, seen at Moor Lane Bus Station carried a Bond B43F body on its Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger chassis new in 1956, the last Royal Tiger to be built.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station
29. JBN153
Preserved Bolton 77, JBN153, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Metro-Cammell H62R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, at Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
30. JBN156
Bolton 80, JBN156, was one of nine Leyland PD2/13s delivered in 1956 fitted with M.C.C.W. H33/27R bodies and is seen in the later livery in Moor Lane bus station in Bolton with one of the PBN batch of Leyland PD2/27s with M.C.C.W. FH35/27F bodies from 1961 in the brighter red livery behind and an East Lancs Atlantean in the background.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Moor Lane Bus Station
31. KWH575
SELNEC (Northern) ex-Bolton Corporation 95, KWH575, a Daimler CVG6K with Metro Cammell H34/28R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken July 1970, Bolton Depot
32. MBN177
Bolton bought their first Leyland Titan PD3s in 1958. They had East Lancs bodywork. Seen here is 122, MBN177, which was a Leyland Titan PD3/5.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1982, at Harrogate
33. NBN431
SELNEC Northern 6623, NBN431, a Leyland Titan PD2/37 built 1959 with Metro-Cammell H34/28R bodywork. New as Bolton 123, this had found further service as a driver trainer.
Photo taken June 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
34. NBN436
Former Bolton Corporation 128, NBN436, a 1959 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs bodywork heads a line of three GMT PTE trainers at Bolton depot.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1980, Bolton Depot
35. NBN440
SELNEC Northern 6632, NBN440, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1959 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork. The former Bolton 132 was still in the town when photographed in SELNEC days.
Photo taken May 1973, Bolton
36. PBN664
Bolton 146, PBN664, a 1960 Daimler CVG6/30 with front entrance East Lancs body. It carries the livery of Rennie of Dunfermline who adopted the yellow and cream of Newcastle after buying some early Leyland Atlanteans from them.
Photo taken 1978, Barnsley
37. PBN664
Fok-Lei, Macau, CV202 M-87-57, a Daimler CVG6-30 built in 1960 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork. This had been new as Bolton Corporation 146 registered PBN664.
Photo taken July 1981, Macau
38. PBN664
Seen leaving Howell Croft bus station in Bolton is 146, PBN664, of the second batch of Bolton’s 30’ Daimlers.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Howell Croft Bus Station
39. PBN668
Bolton Corporation bought a number of Daimler buses in the post war years. The last were a batch of East Lancs bodied Daimler CVG6-30s bought in 1960. 150, PBN668, numerically the last one, is now preserved
Photo taken mid 1990s, at Halifax bus rally
40. PBN655
Former Bolton 137, PBN655, was a Leyland PD2/37 with an MCW FH35/27F from 1961. Here it is seen as Selnec 6637 acting as a Driver Training Bus.
Photo taken 1974, Rochdale
41. PBN659
Bolton 141, PBN659, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD2/37 with Metro Cammell FH35/27F body parades with longer and more conventional 152, SBN752, a PD3/4 / East Lancs H41/32F new in April of the same year.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 1973, Bolton Moor Lane Bus Station
42. PBN659
SELNEC Northern 6641, PBN659, a Leyland Titan PD2/27 built in 1961 with less common Metro-Cammell-Weymann FH35/27F bodywork, new as Bolton 141.
Photo taken October 1972, Shifnal Street, Bolton
43. PBN660
Bolton Corporation 142, PBN660, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD2/27 with full fronted MCW body.
Photo taken 1971, Moor Lane Bus Station
44. SBN760
Squirrels SBN760, ex-SELNEC and still in their livery, originally Bolton Corporation 156, Leyland PD3/4 with East Lancs H41/32F body, new in March 1961.
Photo taken September 1974, Ipswich
45. SBN763
On genuine cobbles and framed by owner's service van and Plaxton coach, SELNEC Northern 6663, SBN763, was an AEC Regent V 2D3RA / Metro Cammell H40/32F. It was new in 1961 as Bolton 163 and was third of the Corporation's six Regent Vs which transferred to the PTE in November 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 1973, Bolton Moor Lane Bus Station
46. SBN764
AECs never really figured in the Bolton fleet; however in 1961 they bought six AEC Regent Vs with MCW bodywork. The former 164, SBN764, is seen wearing PTE livery in 1973.
Photo taken Thursday 17 May 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
47. SBN767
Bolton Corporation 167, SBN767, a 1961 AEC Regent V with MCW H40/30F bodywork, one of a small batch of six, the only AEC Regent Vs bought by Bolton.
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 1986, at Harrogate
48. UBN901
SELNEC Northern 6668, UBN901, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 built in 1962 with East Lancashire FH41/32F bodywork, new as Bolton 168.
Photo taken March 1974, Soho Street, Bolton
49. UBN902
Bolton 169, UBN902, a Leyland PD3A/2 with East Lancs FH41/32F body of 1962.
Photo taken early 1964, Howell Croft Bus Station
50. UBN907
SELNEC Northern's former Bolton Corporation 174, UBN907, a Leyland Titan PD3A/2 with East Lancashire FH41/32F body, new in 1962. Though SELNEC commenced operations in November the previous year (1969), there is nothing here to suggest that Bolton Corporation didn't still reign supreme.
Photo taken 5 July 1970, Bolton
51. UWH185
Bolton were one of the undertakings who tried to break out of the box of early rear engined design. 185, UWH185, is a 1963 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with stylish East Lancs body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, Manchester Museum of Transport
52. UWH185
Rear view of reserved Bolton 185, UWH185, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in April 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, at Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
53. UWH189
Bolton bought their first Atlanteans in 1963. They came in two batches, one bodied by MCW to the Liverpool design and one with East Lancs coachwork. One of the East Lancs examples is seen here wearing SELNEC livery, 189, UWH189.
Photo taken Thursday 24 May 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
54. ABN200B
Bolton Corporation 200, ABN200B, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in 1964.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Chapel Street, approaching Victoria Bus Station, Salford
55. ABN201B
Theobalds ABN201B, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in April 1964. Ex-Greater Manchester, originally Bolton 201.
Photo taken 1980, West End Road, Ipswich
56. ABN226C
Bolton Corporation 226, ABN226C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 of 1965 with Metro-Cammell H45/32F body
Photo taken 1966, Howell Croft Bus Station
57. FBN232C
Preserved Bolton 232, FBN232C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in October 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
58. FBN232C
By 1965 the East Lancs body for rear engined chassis had evolved into this smart design seen on Bolton 232, FBN232C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, at Eastlands Sports City, Manchester
59. FBN232C
Preserved Bolton 232, FBN232C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with East Lancs H45/33F body, new in October 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, at Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
60. GBN242D
Scarlet Band, West Cornforth, GBN242D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1966 with East Lancashire H45/33F bodywork. Formerly Greater Manchester PTE 6742 but new as Bolton 242.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1981, West Cornforth
61. GBN254D
A pair of Leyland Atlanteans from fleets that became part of SELNEC PTE in 1969 sit in the corner of the yard of North, the well known dealer in 1980. Nearest the camera is former Bolton 254, GBN254D, a 1966 example with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken 1980, at Sherburn in Elmet
62. OBN300H
Greater Manchester PTE 6800, OBN300H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1969 with East Lancashire H43/29D bodywork. This had been new as Bolton 300 and was making an appearance at The Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken August 1984, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray