SCT '61 Photo Index
Caerphilly UDC
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1. GTX310
Caerphilly 10, GTX310, a Foden PVSC5 with Saunders B36F body new in 1947 is seen here at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Caerphilly Garage
2. GTX311
Caerphilly single decker 11, GTX311, a Foden PVSC5 with Saunders B36F body new in 1947. The street name “... tion Terrace” suggests this is just outside Caerphilly station, which appears to be visible at the right.
Photo taken 1960s, Station Terrace
3. HTX443
Caerphilly Guy Arab III 43, HTX443, new in 1948 with a Willowbrook L27/26R body, seen here in Station Terrace, Caerphilly. Another similar Guy is just turning the corner behind it. The building in the left background is the main booking office building for Caerphilly station.
Photo taken Station Terrace
4. HTX445
Caerphilly U.D.C. 45, HTX445, one of four Willowbrook L27/26R bodied Guy Arab IIIs new in 1948.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Caerphilly
5. JTG489
Caerphilly U.D.C. 48, JTG489, heads a row of vehicles at Caerphilly. It was a 1949 Guy Arab III with Strachan L27/28R bodywork rebuilt by the council and was withdrawn in 1966.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Caerphilly
6. LTX311
1952 Leyland Tiger PS/2 LTX311, was fleet No 1 in the Caerphilly UDC fleet. This bus was converted for towing and driver training in 1969 and transferred to Rhymney DC in 1974. Sold for preservation in 1977 and passed through several owners before being purchased by its current owner.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, at Merthyr Tydfil
7. YNY922
Blue Line, Upminster YNY922 was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Massey L29/28R body which had been new as Caerphilly U.D.C. 22 in 1958. It passed to Gelligaer U.D.C. in January 1971 and was numbered 21. After withdrawal in 1972 it passed to Blue Line, Upminster in August 1972. It was seen in Station Road, Chingford on its way to the Cub & Scout Jamboree at Gilwell Park, Epping Forest.
Photo taken Saturday 7 July 1973, Station Road, Chingford
8. 31SNY
This is the upper saloon of Rhymney Valley District Council 31, 31SNY which had come into that fleet from Caerphilly Urban District Council, with whom it was also 31. It was a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD bodywork. The lowbridge seating is formed of two two-seat assemblies side-by-side but slightly staggered.
Photo taken Tuesday 26 June 1979, Caerphilly Depot, Mill Road
9. GNY432C
Warstone Motors (Green Bus Service), Great Wyrley, 12, GNY432C, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1965 with Massey L35/33RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1981, Great Wyrley
10. GNY433C
Caerphilly Urban District Council 33, GNY433C, a Leyland PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD body, one of a batch of three new at the end of 1965.
Photo taken c. Oct 1971, in Cardiff Bus Station
11. LNY536D
Preserved Caerphilly 36, LNY536D, a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey L31/29RD body, new in October 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 2008, at Brislington
12. LNY536D
Preserved Caerphilly 36, LNY536D, a Leyland PD2/37 with Massey L31/29RD body, new in October 1966 and alongside 32, GNY432C, a Leyland PD3/4 with Massey L35/33RD body, one of a batch of three new at the end of 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 2012, at Brislington
13. STX217G
Rear view of Rhymney Valley DC 17, STX217G, a Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R with Massey B51D body, new to Caerphilly in late 1968.
Photo taken 1970s, Cardiff Bus Station