SCT '61 Photo Index
Cumberland
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1. AAO574
Cumberland Motors 38, AAO574, a Leyland Lion LT5A with Massey body, built in 1934.
Photo taken circa 1967, Halton Moor, Leeds
2. BAO772
The first of nine Massey L27/26R bodied Leyland TD4s, new in 1936 as Cumberland 115, BAO772 was rebodied with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body in 1950 and renumbered to 287 as seen in this photograph.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
3. BAO775
New as Cumberland 118, BAO775, was a Leyland TD4, one of nine new in 1936 with Massey L27/26R bodies. It was rebodied with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body in 1950 and renumbered to 289. It is recorded by the P.S.V. Circle as passing to North (dealer), Leeds in April 1959 and then to Foster, Dinnington in October 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven
4. BRM596
Cumberland Motor Services had an all Leyland fleet until the end of the second world war when Bristols gradually took over. 291, BRM596, is a 1936 Leyland Titan TD4 which in 1948 received a new ECW body similar to that fitted to a number of Leyland Titan PD1s at that time. Indeed the only clue to the real age of the bus is the short pre-war radiator.
Photo taken 1997, Stone Chair, Halifax
5. BRM596
There is already a picture of Cumberland BRM596 on this site, but here is an updated picture showing the long term restoration it is receiving as part of the Quantock Heritage fleet. It is a 1936 Leyland Titan TD4, rebodied in 1948 by ECW.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 2015, Private site near Wiveliscombe
6. EAO701
Cumberland 295, EAO701, was new in March 1941 as number 161, being renumbered in 1950 when it was fitted with the Burlingham L27/26R body to replace the original L27/26R body built by Massey.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
7. GAO503
One of five Leyland PS1s with Massey B32F bodies new in 1947, Cumberland 58, GAO503, was withdrawn in 1959 and passed to Millburn Motors (dealer), Preston in November and then to Contract Bus Services Limited, Llanwern in May 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
8. GAO506
In 1947 Cumberland received nineteen Leyland PS1s with bodies by Massey (5), A.C.B. (4) and Burlingham (10) and 89, GAO506, new in October, the first of the A.C.B. ones with B32R bodies is seen here. A fifth A.C.B. bodied one (180, GAO510) was diverted to Moffatt, Cleator Moor from the coachbuilders and as a replacement an A.C.B. C33F bodied Leyland PS1, ordered by Moffatt, was delivered to Cumberland in 1948 (180, HRM79).
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
9. GAO518
Cumberland 258, GAO518, new in 1947, was one of ten Leyland PS1s with Burlingham B35F bodies. In July 1949 this one, along with seven others from the batch, had coach seats fitted, becoming DP31F, but retained bus livery. Some, including 258, reverted to bus seating in 1950 as B31F. Renumbered 104 in December 1961, it was withdrawn in 1964 and passed to Sir Alfred McAlpine (contractor), Hooton in July 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
10. MPU37
New as Eastern National 3976, MPU37 was transferred to United Counties as number 584 in May 1952. It passed to Cumberland as number 207 in April 1959, being one of twelve such buses acquired that year, It was a Leyland PD1 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body new in September 1947. It was renumbered to 301 in December 1961 and withdrawn in 1964 passing to Swift (dealer), Stairfoot for scrap in November.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven Bus Station
11. MPU39
Cumberland 209, MPU39, was new as Eastern National 3978, and was transferred to United Counties as number 586 in May 1952. It passed to Cumberland as number 209 in April 1959, being one of twelve such buses acquired that year, It was a Leyland PD1 with an Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body new in September 1947. It was renumbered to 303 in December 1961 and withdrawn in 1963 passing to F. Cowley (dealer), Salford in April 1964 and then to Manchester Corporation Direct Works Department number 45/003 in December. It passed to a dealer in May 1967.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven Bus Station
12. MPU53
MPU53, Cumberland 217, had been new as Eastern National 3992 and was transferred to United Counties as number 594 in May 1952. It passed to Cumberland as number 217 in April 1959, being the last of twelve such buses acquired that year.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Workington
13. GAO757
Cumberland 219, GAO757, new in March 1948 was a Leyland PD1 with a Massey L27/26R body, being one of ten similar vehicles new that year. It was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1956, withdrawn in 1959 and sold in November 1959, via an unknown dealer, passing to Mc Dowall, Glasgow in December 1960 and then to Fleet Car Sales (dealer), Dunchurch in April 1962.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Vulcan's Lane Depot, Workington
14. GAO767
Cumberland 229, GAO767, new in June 1948, was one of seventeen Leyland PD1s with Northern Coachbuilders L27/26R bodies new in 1948. 229 was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1958 and renumbered to 316 and passed to North (dealer), Leeds in November 1962 and was not traced further.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Cumberland Head Office/Depot, Tangier Street, Whitehaven
15. GAO784
New in March 1948, Cumberland 246, GAO784, was one of ten Leyland PD1s with Massey L27/26R bodies new in 1948. It was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1955, withdrawn in 1960 and sold to Fleet Car Sales (dealer), Dunchurch in January 1961, passing to Askin (dealer), Barnsley for scrap in July 1962. It is seen here between two Leyland PD2s with infinitely superior bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven Station
16. GAO785
Cumberland 247, GAO785, was the last of ten Leyland PD1s with Massey L27/26R bodies new in 1948 and was rebuilt with radiused windows in 1955. It was withdrawn in 1961, passing to Fleet Car Sales (dealer), Dunchurch in September, then to Holloway Brothers (London) Limited (contractor), London S.W.1 and to Lines, Wootton to whom it was last licensed in November 1963.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Cumberland Head Office/Depot, Tangier Street, Whitehaven
17. HRM693
Cumberland 352, HRM693, seen in Carlisle was a Leyland PD2/1. It was new in February 1949 as number 273, being renumbered in December 1961, and had a Leyland L27/26R body.
Photo taken Friday 21 August 1964, Carlisle
18. HRM698
Cumberland 278, HRM698, was one of twenty-two Leyland L27/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s new in 1949. A further eight, HRM 703-710, were sold to Crosville, Chester without being delivered to Whitehaven. They became Crosville M583-590, later DTO583-590, and retained their Cumberland registration numbers.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven
19. HRM699
Cumberland 358, HRM699, was a 1949 Leyland L27/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1 and is seen here at Cleator Moor. New as number 279, it became 358 in the 1961 renumbering and was withdrawn in 1967.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Cleator Moor
20. JAO835
Ten Leyland PS1/1s with Associated Coachbuilders C31F bodies were delivered to Cumberland in 1949 and 33, JAO835, is seen here after being one of nine rebodied with new B34F bodies, fitted for one-man operation, built by Cumberland Motor Services between 1958 and 1960, this one dating from February 1959. The tenth one was rebodied by Eastern Coachworks with an FB35F body in December 1958. JAO835 was renumbered to 112 in December 1961 and withdrawn in 1965, passing to F. Cowley (dealer), Salford.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Whitehaven Bus Station
21. JAO837
Cumberland 35, JAO837, a Leyland PS1/1 new in 1949 with an ACB C31F body was rebodied with an Eastern Coachworks FB35F body in December 1958 and is seen here outside the garage at Keswick.
Photo taken Thursday 16 April 1959, Keswick Bus Station
22. JAO837
Cumberland 35, JAO837. Ten Leyland PS1/1s with Associated Coachbuilders C31F bodies were delivered to Cumberland in 1949 and nine were rebodied with new B34F bodies, fitted for one-man operation, built by Cumberland Motor Services between 1958 and 1960. The tenth one was rebodied by Eastern Coachworks with an FB35F body in December 1958. JAO837 was renumbered to 114 in December 1961 and withdrawn in 1966, passing to Armstrong (contractor), Cockermouth in July 1966, and was reported as still being in service with Armstrong, numbered 35, in 1975.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Carlisle Bus Station
23. JRM195
Cumberland 199, JRM195, was one of ten Leyland PS1/1s with Burlingham bodies delivered in 1950. Two had C28F bodies whilst the others, including 199, had C31F coachwork. In April 1959 bus seats were fitted to 199 and a full width canopy, with destination and route number boxes, was also fitted. New windows with radiused sliders replacing the original half-drop type were also fitted. In December 1961 it became number 124 and passed to F. Cowley (dealer), Salford in January 1964 and then to William Press Limited (contractor), London numbered CH36 in March.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Oxford Street/Workington Bus Station
24. KRM252
Cumberland 370, KRM252, a Leyland PD2/12 with Leyland L27/28R body, new in 1951
Photo taken March 1967, Whitehaven Station
25. KRM262
Twenty Leyland PD2/12s with Leyland L27/28R bodies were delivered to Cumberland in 1951 and 313, KRM262, having been renumbered to 380 in December 1961, was withdrawn in 1968 passing to A. Finlay (Hartwood Finance) (dealer), Barnsley in October and was not traced further.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
26. LAO145
Cumberland 324, LAO145, carried an early version of the ECW body which was B45F in this case. Seen at Keswick it was one of five Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers new in 1951.
Photo taken Thursday 16 April 1959, Keswick
27. LAO146
Cumberland 152, LAO146, seen at Wigton was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with Eastern Coachworks B45F body.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Wigton
28. LAO147
Cumberland 153, LAO147, an Eastern Coachworks B45F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger pictured at Workington.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Oxford Street/Vulcan's Lane, Bus Station parking, Workington
29. LRM103
Ten Leyland PD2/12s with Leyland L27/28R bodies were delivered to Cumberland in 1952 and 329, LRM103, was the second of them, entering service in July. Renumbered to 391 in December 1961 it was withdrawn in 1968, being sold in October with no further trace.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, Cumberland Head Office/Depot, Tangier Street, Whitehaven
30. LRM108
Cumberland Motor Services 334, LRM108, a Leyland PD2/12 with Leyland L27/26R body which dates from 1952 and was one of the last ten Leyland double deckers to be purchased by Cumberland.
Photo taken Thursday 16 April 1959, Keswick
31. MAO105
Cumberland 175, MAO105, was the last of three Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tigers new in 1953. It is seen here at Carlisle and had been numbered 347 before the fleet renumbering in 1961. It passed to Dublin Hire Coaches in April 1966.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Carlisle Bus Station
32. MAO105
Seen at Wembley Stadium is Cumberland 347, MAO105, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Leyland C41C body, one of three new to Cumberland in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 13 May 1961, Wembley Stadium
33. MAO107
Cumberland 155 and 158, MAO107 and MAO109, 1953 Leyland B44F bodied Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers seen at Carlisle, new in 1953 as 339 and 341 before the fleet renumbering in 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Carlisle Bus Station
34. MAO110
Cumberland 342, MAO110, seen in Whitehaven was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body, one of seven new between March and July 1953.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1959, bus parking opposite Whitehaven Bus Station
35. MAO111
Two Cumberland vehicles, on the left 159, MAO111, a 1953 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Leyland B44F body and on the right 552, 111DRM, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H33/27R body new in 1961
Photo taken March 1967, Whitehaven
36. ORM135
An official view of Cumberland Lodekka ORM135 shown here as fleet number 353, but renumbered 400 later, at ECW before delivery.
Photo taken 1954, ECW Lowestoft?
37. ORM141
Cumberland 406, ORM141, an early Bristol LD6G with ECW H33/27RD body, new in 1954/5
Photo taken Friday 1 July 1966, Keswick Bus Station
38. RAO736
Cumberland 282, RAO736, a Bristol LS6G with ECW C39F body, new in 1956
Photo taken Sunday 8 August 1965, Keswick Bus Station
39. 606JPU
Former Eastern National Bristol SC 436, 606JPU, new in 1957 and seen here with Cumberland as their number 210.
Photo taken 1960s
40. UAO373
Cumberland 200, UAO373, was a Bristol SC4LK with an E.C.W. B35F body new in September 1957 as number 373 and renumbered in December 1961.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Carlisle Bus Station
41. XAO601
Cumberland 285, XAO601, was a Bristol MW6G with an Eastern Coachworks C39F body, new in June 1959, seen in Carlisle. Until renumbered in 1961 it had been number 393.
Photo taken Friday 21 August 1964, Carlisle
42. 501BRM
Cumberland 500, 501BRM, was a Bristol FSF6B with an E.C.W. H34/26F body new in 1960 with fleet number C404, being renumbered in December 1961.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Carlisle Bus Station
43. 109DRM
Cumberland Motor Services 550, 109DRM, a 1961 Bristol Lodekka FS6G with ECW body
Photo taken Sunday 8 April 2007, Brough
44. 111DRM
Two Cumberland vehicles, on the left 159, MAO111, a 1953 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Leyland B44F body and on the right 552, 111DRM, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H33/27R body new in 1961
Photo taken March 1967, Whitehaven
45. 112DRM
Cumberland 553, 112DRM, was a Bristol FS6G with an E.C.W. H33/27RD body new in April 1961 as number C419 and renumbered in December 1961.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 June 1962, Carlisle Bus Station
46. AAO34B
Cumberland 231, AAO34B, a Bristol MW6G with ECW B45F body, new in 1963 but kept in store until May 1964 when it was registered and entered service. AAO34B has been restored by the Cumbria Bus Group.
Photo taken Sunday 8 August 1965, Keswick Bus Station
47. AAO34B
Cumberland Motor Services 231, AAO34B, a 1964 Bristol MW6G with ECW bus body stands in Keswick bus station waiting to work the Borrowdale bus to Seatoller
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1973, Keswick Bus Station
48. AAO574B
Cumberland 564, AAO574B, a Bristol FS6B with ECW H60R body, new in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 8 August 1965, Keswick Bus Station
49. JAO245D
Cumberland Motor Services 245, JAO245D, a Bristol MW6G with ECW B45F bodywork, was new in December 1966.
Photo taken March 1976, Keswick Bus Station
50. KRM262E
The weak spring sunshine glints on Cumberland Motor Services 256, KRM262E, a Bristol RELL6L with ECW B53F bodywork new in August 1967, and 369, MAO369P, a brand new 52 seat Leyland National.
Photo taken March 1976, Keswick Bus Station
51. NRM809M
Cumberland Motor Services 809, NRM809M, a Ford R226 with Duple C53F bodywork, has just arrived at Keswick on the 71 service from Carlisle via Wigton. The bus had been new in October 1973.
Photo taken March 1976, Keswick Bus Station
52. MAO369P
The weak spring sunshine glints on Cumberland Motor Services 256, KRM262E, a Bristol RELL6L with ECW B53F bodywork new in August 1967, and 369, MAO369P, a brand new 52 seat Leyland National.
Photo taken March 1976, Keswick Bus Station