SCT '61 Photo Index
Birkenhead
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Former Birkenhead double deck open top tram 20, built in 1900.
Photo taken Sunday 4 October 2009, near Woodside, Birkenhead
2. BG8557
Birkenhead were allocated this Guy Arab II with austerity Massey body in 1944 Originally 324, BG8557, in Birkenhead's fleet it was rebodied in 1953 and renumbered as 242 with Massey again providing the H31/28R body. In its new guise it remained in service until 1969, a very creditable 24 years.
Photo taken 1996, at Meltham, Kirklees
3. BG9225
Preserved Birkenhead Corporation 105, BG9225, a Leyland Titan PD1A with Massey H30/26R body new in December 1946.
Photo taken Saturday 25 June 2011, at Kelsall
4. BG9229
Paton, Renfrew acquired BG9229 from Birkenhead Corporation 109 in 1960 and numbered it 65. Seen at the garage it was a Leyland PD1 with a Massey H30/26R body new in December 1946 and was withdrawn by Paton in 1964.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
5. ACM302
Birkenhead 127, ACM302, a Leyland PD1 with a Massey H30/26R body new in September 1948 passed to Paton, Renfrew as number 72 in 1961, is seen outside the garage and was withdrawn in September 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
6. ABG814
Birkenhead 214, ABG814, was a Leyland PD2/3 with a Leyland H31/26R body seen in Birkenhead. Unusually for a Leyland body, but not unique, this batch had sliding cab doors. The sliding windows are also deeper than usual.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1963, Woodside, Birkenhead
7. BCM940
Merseyside P.T.E. (formerly Birkenhead Corporation) Training Bus BCm940, a Guy Arab III with East Lancashire H33/26R body, new as no. 240 in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 1970, Birkenhead Depot
8. CBG561
Birkenhead 261, CBG561, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1954 with Weymann H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
9. CBG568
Birkenhead Transport 268, CBG568, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1954 with uncommon Ashcroft H33/26R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
10. DCM991
Merseyside PTE (Wirral Division) 371, DCM991, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Weymann Orion H33/26R body, new to Birkenhead Corporation in 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, Woodside, Birkenhead
11. FCM996
Birkenhead 6, FCM996, was a Leyland PD2/40 with Massey H31/28R bodywork. It was one of eight new in 1957 all of which passed to Merseyside PTE in December 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Woodside, Birkenhead
12. FBG910
FBG910, preserved Birkenhead Transport 10 outside North West Road Transport Museum. It is a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Massey body and now fitted with a Leyland 680 engine, entered service in January 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 2012, at St Helens
13. JBG543
Birkenhead Transport 43, JBG543, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1961 with Massey H35/28R bodywork, one of a batch of 15.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
14. LCM459
Birkenhead 59, LCM459, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1961 with East Lancs H37/28R bodywork, one of an order of 15.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
15. MCM975
Two former municipal stalwarts can be seen in this shot taken at Lancaster's 75th anniversary rally in 1978. Manchester 3245, JND646, is a 1951 Leyland Titan PD2/3 with MCW bodywork and next is a later Birkenhead example 75, MCM975, a 1962 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with curvacious Massey bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 1978, Hornsea Pottery, Lancaster
16. MCM975
Ex-Birkenhead 75, MCM975, 1962 Leyland PD2/40/Massey H35/30R. This is the former Birkenhead PD2 that was used as an office by a car dealer in Sussex.
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 1989, Uckfield
17. RCM493
Birkenhead Transport 93, RCM493 is a preserved Leyland Leopard L1 with a Massey B42D body built in 1964. It is seen at the 2014 Wirral Tram and Bus Rally and used on a local ride rota for the benefit of visitors.
Photo taken Sunday 5 October 2014, Lord Street, Birkenhead
18. RCM494
Birkenhead Transport 94, RCM494, a Leyland Leopard L1 built in 1964 with Massey B42D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Seacombe Ferry, Wallasey
19. BBG113C
Birkenhead 113, BBG113C, a 1965 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Massey body is seen here wearing St Helens livery after being transferred there by the Mersyside PTE in whose fleet it was 60W (the W denoting a Wirral bus).
Photo taken 1977, St Helens
20. DBG135D
Birkenhead 135, DBG135D, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1966 with Massey H36/30R bodywork, one of an order of 15.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
21. GCM148E
Birkenhead 148, GCM148E, was a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey H36/30R bodywork. It was one of 15 similar vehicles purchased in 1967 which all passed to Merseyside PTE in December 1969.
Photo taken 1969, Woodside, Birkenhead
22. LCM162G
Birkenhead Transport 162, LCM162G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1968 with Northern Counties H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Heswall Bus Station
23. MBG371H
Birkenhead 171, MBG371H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1970 with Northern Counties H44/27D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Woodside, Birkenhead
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Birkenhead 70 in service, one of two Hong Kong Trams (69 and 70) built specifically for Birkenhead in 1992 and numbered to continue from the original Birkenhead Corporation Tramways last number (68).
Photo taken Saturday 19 March 2016, Woodside Ferry Terminal, Birkenhead