SCT '61 Photo Index
Burnley, Colne & Nelson JTC
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1. HG2302
Berresford's, Cheddleton. On the left is HG2302, a Leyland Titan TD3c with Park Royal body, new to Burnley, Colne & Nelson (57) in 1933, and aquired in 1949. On the right, RJ6628, an AEC Regent 0661 with Metro-Cammell H26/22R body, new to Salford Corporation (155) in 1937, and acquired in 1951.
Photo taken March 1973, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
2. HG3228
Tyrer, Wigan was the operator of ex-Burnley 120, HG3228, a Leyland TD4c with Leyland H28/22R body dating from 1935, seen here in Wigan Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Wigan Market Place
3. HG9651
Burnley Colne and Nelson 10, HG9651, a 1948 Leyland Tiger PS1 with Brush bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 2006, Harrogate
4. HG9651
Former Burnley, Colne and Nelson 10, HG9651, is a Leyland PS1 with a Brush B35R body of 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2005, Kildwick
5. HG9917
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 179, HG9917, a Leyland Titan PD2/3 with Northern Counties H31/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken 1966, BC&N's Colne Garage
6. ACW645
Burnley Colne & Nelson 68, ACW645, a 1949 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland body.
Photo taken 2002, at Piece Hall, Halifax
7. AHG51
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 30, AHG51, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Massey body, new in 1950 as B35R it was later converted to forward entrance for one man operation.
Photo taken 1966, BC&N's Colne Garage
8. AHG643
Burnley Colne & Nelson 204, AHG643, a Guy Arab III built 1951 with East Lancashire H31/26R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Burnley Bus Station
9. AHG645
Burnley 206, AHG645, a Guy Arab III with East Lancs H31/26R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken late 1960s, Commercial Hotel, Keighley Road, Colne
10. AHG647
Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 208, AHG647, a Guy Arab III with East Lancs H31/26R body, new in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 27 April 1968, Trawden, Colne
11. BHG755
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 36, BHG755, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs B39F body, new in 1953
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
12. BHG755
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 36, BHG755, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs B39F body, new in 1953
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2003, North Weald
13. CHG540
The Burnley, Colne & Nelson Joint Transport Committee crest on 1954 Leyland Tiger PS2/14 40, CHG540, at the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Thwaite Mills, Leeds
14. CHG541
Burnley bought half cab saloons long after most operators had switched to underfloor engined types. This Leyland Tiger PS2/14, 41, CHG541, dates from 1954 and carries an East Lancs body.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
15. CHG541
Well remembered for their long-surviving Leyland PS2 half-cabs. Burnley Colne & Nelson No.41 CHG541 is a PS2/14 model with East Lancs B39F bodywork new in 1954. It looked resplendent here have recently being repainted.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
16. CHG541
Former Leeds CT 28, MNW86, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B36R body, new in 1948, is followed by former Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, CHG541, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs. B39F body, new in 1954 (having being rebuilt from its original B39R in 1958).
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Trough of Bowland area
17. CHG541
Cumbria Classic Coaches CHG541 (‘Harriet’), formerly Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, is a Leyland PS2/14 new in December 1954. Originally fitted with an East Lancs B39R body, in January 1958 this was rebuilt, also by East Lancs, to B39F and converted for OMO.
Photo taken Tuesday 19 July 2016, Hawes, Station Yard
18. CHG543
Burnley, Colne and Nelson 43, CHG543, a Leyland PS2/14 with East Lancs B39F body, built in 1954.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 May 1972, Colne depot
19. CHG541
Burnley bought Leyland Tigers well into the nineteen fifities, the last ones entering service in 1955. 41, CHG541, is a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with front entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken 1989, Ingrow
20. DHG220
Burnley 220, DHG220, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with East Lancs body. The bus is seen after withdrawal by Burnley when it was owned by a Bradford contractor.
Photo taken 1973, Bradford
21. DHG220
Burnley, Colne & Nelson Joint Transport Committee (to give their full name) 220, DHG220, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/12 with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Saturday 27 April 1968, Laneshawbridge, Colne
22. DHG222
Burnley 222, DHG222, a Leyland PD2/12 with East Lancs H32/28R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken late 1960s, Burnley Bus Station
23. DHG47
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 47, DHG47, was a Leyland PS2/14 with an East Lancs B39F body dating from as late as 1955.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 May 1972, Colne bus station
24. DHG49
Another Leyland PS2/14 in the Burnley Colne & Nelson fleet was No. 49 DHG49, a 1955 bus with East Lancs B39F body.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
25. EHG831
Burnley Colne & Nelson 231, EHG831, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1956 with East Lancashire H34/26R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Burnley Bus Station
26. HHG33
Lancaster City Council 33, HHG33, a Leyland PD3/6 with East Lancs H41/31F bodywork, picks up passengers outside the erstwhile Morecambe Station. It had been new in March 1959 to Burnley, Colne and Nelson as their 233.
Photo taken c.1975, Morecambe Promenade
27. LHG535
An East Lancs H41/32F body is carried by Leyland PD3/6 of Burnley Colne & Nelson, fleet number 235 LHG535 built in 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
28. LHG536
In 1961 Burnley Colne & Nelson bought six Leyland Titan PD3/6 with front entrance East Lancs front entrance bodywork. Some sixteen years later the whole batch were sold to Lancaster. Seen here in its new guise is Lancaster's 536, LHG536.
Photo taken 1977, Hala Square Terminus, Lancaster
29. LHG536
Burnley 236, LHG536, a 1961 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with East Lancs body. This bus would later run for Lancaster City Council.
Photo taken 1973, Burnley Bus Station
30. LHG537
Lancaster City Council 537 LHG537, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 built in 1961 with East Lancashire H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Lancaster Bus Station
31. NHG553
OK Motor Services NHG553, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1962 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1980, Bishop Auckland Market Place
32. PCW945
This Northern Counties H37/27F bodied Leyland PD2A/27, 245, PCW945, was delivered to Burnley Colne & Nelson in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
33. PCW957
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 57, PCW957, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with East Lancs B43F body, built in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
34. PCW957
Preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 57, PCW957, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with East Lancs B43F body, built in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 4 May 2003, at Madeira Drive, Brighton
35. PCW957
A rear view of preserved Burnley, Colne and Nelson Joint Transport Committee 57, PCW957, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with East Lancs B43F body, built in 1963
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
36. PCW959
OK Motor Services PCW959 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1963 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1980, Bishop Auckland Market Place
37. PCW959
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, PCW959, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1963 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1979, Bishop Auckland Market Place
38. BCW466B
The late lamented Green Bus Service aka Warstone Motors, of Great Wyrley, ran into rural Staffordshire from the West Midlands. Here an ex Burnley and Pendle Leyland Tiger Cub, BCW466B, is seen in the village of Brewood, having just crossed the Shropshire Union Canal.
Photo taken 1987, Brewood
39. BCW469B
Warstone Motors, Great Wyrley, 3 BCW469B, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1964 with East Lancashire B43F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Great Wyrley depot
40. PCW944
Burnley bought six thirty foot Titans between 1959 and 1961 and then reverted to Titan PD2s for all future deliveries. Seen here resting in Burnley bus station is 244, PCW944, a 1964 Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with Northern Counties bodywork.
Photo taken 1973, Burnley Bus Station
41. PCW945
Seen at the Uttoxeter depot of Stevenson of Uttoxeter is a PD2 converted to a service vehicle, probably a combined towing vehicle and tree lopper. It does not appear to carry any identity, so presumably operated on trade plates.
Photo taken Uttoxeter Garage
42. PCW946
Former Burnley, Colne & Nelson 246, PCW946, is a Leyland PD2A/27 with a Northern Counties H37/27F body dating from 1964. It is now registered RFP687B and is seen operating for Party Kids Bus of East Yorkshire.
Photo taken September 2005, Skipton
43. BHG364C
Burnley Colne & Nelson operated this 1965 East Lancs B43F bodied Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 No. 64 BHG364C.
Photo taken Saturday 10 April 1971, Keighley
44. FHG160E
Burnley & Pendle 260, FHG160E, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 built in 1966/7 with East Lancashire H37/27F bodywork. This was new to Burnley Colne & Nelson.
Photo taken March 1978, Burnley Bus Station
45. FHG570E
Burnley 70, FHG570E, a 1967 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with East Lancs body of a very conservative style redolant of the 1950s.
Photo taken 2001, Halifax
46. HHG82F
Burnley Colne & Nelson 82, HHG82F, was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Northern Counties B50F body seen in the bus station in Burnley.
Photo taken Friday 2 August 1968, Burnley Bus Station
47. HHG77F
Burnley's first rear engined buses were a batch of Leyland Panthers with Northern Counties bodywork which were delivered in 1968. 77, HHG77F, loads up in Burnley bus station some six years later.
Photo taken 1973, Burnley Bus Station
48. JBR100F
Burnley & Pendle 94, JBR100F, a Bristol RELL6G built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell B47D bodywork. Acquired from Tyne & Wear, and still in their livery, but new as Sunderland Corporation 100.
Photo taken March 1978, Burnley Bus Station
49. JBR104F
Burnley & Pendle 99, JBR104F, a Bristol RELL6G built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell B47D bodywork. New as Sunderland Corporation 104, this was one of a significant number of Bristols operating in Burnley.
Photo taken August 1980, Burnley Bus Station
50. JBR98F
New to Sunderland in 1968 as their 98, JBR98F, a Bristol RELL6G with Sunderland designed MCW bodywork, becoming 1898 in the Tyne and Wear PTE fleet. It is seen in a wet Burnley after sale to Burnley and Pendle in 1977, becoming their number 83, one of a number of ex-Sunderland buses which were bought by Burnley in the 1970s.
Photo taken Thursday 23 November 1978, Burnley Bus Station
51. LHG392H
Seen in the bus station in Burnley is Burnley, Colne & Nelson 92, LHG392H, an East Lancs B46F bodied Bristol RESL6L.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Burnley Bus Station
52. LHG392H
This Bristol RES6L with East Lancs B46F body was new in 1969 to Burnley Colne & Nelson, as 92 LHG392H.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
53. LHG393H
Burnley & Pendle 93, LHG393H, a Bristol RESL6L built in 1969 with East Lancashire B46F bodywork. New to Burnley, Colne & Nelson. Parked next to it is WRN11R, a 1976 Leopard PSU4D/4R from 1976.
Photo taken March 1978, Burnley Bus Station
54. PCW203J
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 103, PCW203J, seen in Burnley bus station, a Bristol RESL6L with Seddon Pennine B46F body new in 1970.
Photo taken Monday 17 April 1972, Burnley Bus Station
55. PCW203J
Burnley, Colne & Nelson 103, PCW203J, in its second livery in Burnley bus station. A Bristol RESL6L with Seddon Pennine B46F bodywork it was still carrying the original front panel.
Photo taken Wednesday 10 April 1974, Burnley Bus Station
56. PCW203J
Burnley 103, PCW203J, a 1971 Bristol RESL6L with Seddon Pennine bodywork
Photo taken 1999, Halifax
57. PHG806K
Burnley & Pendle 106, PHG806K, a Bristol RESL6L with Seddon Pennine B46F bodywork. This had been new to Burnley, Colne & Nelson in 1971.
Photo taken September 1982, Burnley Bus Station
58. PHG808K
An unusual bus in the Burnley Colne & Nelson fleet was this Seddon B46F bodied Bristol RESL6L, 108, PHG808K new in November 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1973, Depot
59. SHG127K
Burnley 127, SHG127K, a 1971 Seddon Pennine with Seddon dual purpose bodywork. A reversed dual purpose livery is carried.
Photo taken 1973, Burnley Bus Station
60. RHG311K
Burnley, Colne and Nelson 111, RHG311K, a Seddon Pennine B46F, new in February 1972.
Photo taken 1972, Keighley Bus Station