SCT '61 Photo Index
Bury Corporation
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1. EN7702
New to Bury Corporation in 1938 as number 73, EN7702 was a Leyland TS8c with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and the body replaced by a Massey H30/26R one.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
2. EN7703
EN7703 was a Leyland TS8c which had been new in 1938 as Bury Corporation 75 with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was removed and replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and it was rebodied with a Massey H30/26R body by which time it had been renumbered to 74 (EN7704 which had been new as 74, became 75). It passed to Paton, Renfrew number 54 in December 1958 and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
3. EN7704
EN7704, a Leyland TS8c, had been new in 1938 as Bury Corporation 74 with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was removed and replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and it was rebodied with a Massey H30/26R body by which time it had been renumbered to 75 (EN7703 which had been new as 75, became 74) and it passed to Paton, Renfrew number 55 in December 1958 being seen at the garage.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
4. EN8534
Harkins of Glasgow EN8534, formerly Bury Corporation 100, a Crossley DD42/3 with Crossley H30/26R bodywork new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 22 May 1959, Polmadie, Glasgow
5. EN8535
Bury Corporation 101, EN8535, was a Crossley DD42/3 with a Crossley H30/26R body seen operating a football special service in Bury. It is being followed by a similar bus from the Bolton fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
6. EN8540
Clark, Dumfries acquired EN8540 in May 1959 from Bury Corporation where it had been number 106. The Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body had been new in 1946 and was one the earliest post-war Leylands, the chassis having been built in 1945.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Whitesands, Dumfries
7. EN8543
Bury Corporation bought fifteen of the earliest Leyland PD1s in 1946. EN8536 to EN8550 had Roe H31/25R bodies and EN8543, seen here with Paton, Renfrew as number 50, was new in April 1946 as Bury 109. It passed to Paton in 1958, is seen at the garage and was withdrawn in 1963 passing to a showman in Alloa in April 1964.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Paton Garage, Renfrew
8. EN8547
Bury 113, EN8547, was one of fifteen Leyland PD1s with Roe H31/25R bodies delivered in 1946. These were among the first PD1s delivered.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Knowsley Street, Bury
9. EN8823
The second batch of Leyland PD1 deliveries to Bury had Northern Counties H30/26R bodies as typified by 129, EN8823, the last in a batch of thirteen delivered in 1947 which is seen in Bury.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Bury
10. EN8826
Roe B35R bodywork was fitted to this Leyland PS1 of Bury Corporation. New in 1947, 132, EN8826, one of four, is seen on a wet day in Bury.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Moss Street, Bury
11. EN9035
Seen in Rochdale during the Town's Centenary celebrations was Bury 135, EN9035, the second of a batch of fifteen Leyland PD1As with Weymann H30/26R bodies new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 1956, Packer Street, Rochdale
12. EN9969
EN9969, Bury 169, was one of twenty-five Weymann H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/4s delivered in 1950 and is seen at Whitefield.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Whitefield
13. BEN177
Bury 177, BEN177, seen in Bury was one of two AEC 9613A Regent IIIs with Weymann H30/26R bodies new in 1952, the chassis having been in store at Bury for some years before bodying.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Kay Gardens, Bury
14. BEN177
Bury Corporation 177, BEN177, a 1952 Weymann 56 seater bodied AEC Regent lll which survived into the SELNEC era to become 6377. It was one of a pair, the other being 176.
Photo taken May 2003, at East Lancashire Railways Bolton Street Station yard
15. BEN177
Although Bury had bought AEC chassis in the pre war era, they bought mainly Leyland Titans in the post war years. A small batch of AEC Regent IIIs with stylish Weymann bodywork were the exceptions to this rule. One example is preserved and is seen here providing transport to the Manchester Transport Museum, 177, BEN177, from 1952.
Photo taken November 1999, at Store Street, Manchester
16. FEN83
Seen in Bury was A.E.C. Reliance FEN83 number 83 in the Bury Corporation fleet and one of six new in 1957. They had Weymann B43F bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 8 February 1958, Market Street, Bury
17. GEN201
Bury Corporation 1958 Weymann H41/32RD bodied Leyland Titan PD3/6 201, GEN201, at the Piece Hall in Halifax during the Heart of The Pennines Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 27 October 2013, at Piece Hall, Halifax
18. GEN201
Preserved former Bury 201, GEN201, a Leyland PD3/6 wiyth Weymann H41/32RD body, new in 1958
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 2005, at Blackpool
19. GEN202
Bury Corporation 202, GEN202, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 with Weymann Orion H41/32RD body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Tuesday 28 January 1969, George Street, Bury
20. GEN207
Bury 207, GEN207, was one of twenty Leyland PD3/6 Titans with Weymann H41/32RD bodies new in 1958 and is seen in Bury the same year.
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 1958, Kay Gardens, Bury
21. GEN211
Bury Corporation 211, GEN211, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 with Weymann Orion H41/32RD body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Tuesday 28 January 1969, Bolton Street, Bury
22. GEN212
Greater Manchester P.T.E. Training Bus 6362, GEN212, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 with Weymann Orion H41/32RD body, new to Bury Corporation (212) in 1958.
Photo taken Monday 21 February 1977, Stubbins, near Ramsbottom
23. REN102
Slightly more successful than 101, Bury 102, REN102, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with a Metro Cammell H41/33F body which was seen in Bolton.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 August 1963, Thynne Street, Bolton
24. REN116
Bury Corporation bought Leyland Atlanteans with Liverpool style MCW bodywork as their first rear engined buses. 116, REN116, is a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 dating from 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, Victoria Station, Manchester
25. REN116
Bury Corporation 116, REN116, a 1963 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with MCW 74 seat boywork. It was part of a batch of 15 similar vehicles which passed into the SELNEC era to become 6316.
Photo taken August 2001, First Manchester Bolton Depot
26. TEN118
Bury 118, TEN118, the second of a batch of fifteen Alexander H43/31F bodied Daimler CRG6LX Fleetlines new in 1964 seen in Howell Croft bus station in Bolton.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Howell Croft Bus Station, Bolton
27. FEN587E
Bury bought both Atlanteans andd Fleetlines in the 1960s. However the need for lighter buses to work the Bolton service due to a weight restricted bridge in Bolton led Bury to buy four front entrance PD2/37s with East Lancs bodywork in 1967. The first of the quartet 187, FEN587E, is seen some twenty one years later working as a driver trainer for Northumbria.
Photo taken Sunday 7 August 1988, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
28. KEN232G
Bury bought vehicles right up their becoming part of SELNEC PTE in 1969. Seen here is Bury 2, KEN232G, a 1969 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with dual door East Lancs bodywork. Still in Bury colours, it does however carry its PTE fleet number 6392.
Photo taken Thursday 12 April 1973, The Esplanade, Rochadale
29. KEN381G
This early Bedford minibus was new to Bury as their 81 in 1969, whose livery it still carries, although now 6081, KEN381G, in the SELNEC fleet. It was a Bedford J25Z10 with Duple B21C body and is seen here in the centre of Bury, showing the destination Topping Fold.
Photo taken Willow Street, Bury