SCT '61 Photo Index
Chesterfield Corporation
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1.
Chesterfield Corporation 7 is a typical Edwardian tram. When it was located for restoration it was in two halves and the upper deck was in use as a holiday home! It is seen in the village at Crich Tramway Museum and is a credit to its restorers
Photo taken Sunday 24 May 2009, at Crich Tramway Museum
2. HRB912
Wray (Ideal), Hoyle Mill acquired HRB912 from Chesterfield Corporation 102 in May 1957 and withdrew it two years later. The Guy Arab II/Roe L27/26R was seen leaving Barnsley Bus Station on May 9th 1959 shortly before withdrawal.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
3. JRA648
Barton, Chilwell 917 JRA648, had been acquired in July 1961, from Chesterfield where it had been numbered 133, entering service in September.
Photo taken Sunday 25 August 1963, Chilwell Garage
4. JRA634
This is not some sort of wood burning vehicle but all that is left of JRA634, Chesterfield 47, a Leyland PS1 with Crossley B32R body, dating from April 1947.
Photo taken Monday 31 August 2020, Wythall Transport Museum
5. JRA635
Chesterfield Corporation 48, JRA635, Leyland Tiger PS1 with Crossley bodywork, new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, at Meadowhall Rally, Sheffield
6. JRA635
Chesterfield 48, JRA635, a Leyland PS1 with a Crossley B32R body seen at the Chesterfield Garage after transfer to the driving school.
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1969, Chesterfield Garage
7. LNU952
Chesterfield 74, LNU952, a Crossley L26/26R bodied Crossley DD42/5 with the Maltese Cross badge on the radiator.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Elder Way, Chesterfield
8. LNU963
This Crossley DD42/5 with Crossley L26/26R body registered LNU963 was 150 in the Chesterfield fleet and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
9. NRA707
Chesterfield Corporation single deck 7, NRA707, a Crossley B35R bodied Crossley SD42/7.
Photo taken 1963, Vicar Lane, Chesterfield
10. NRA707
NRA707, a Crossley B35R bodied Crossley SD42/7, was number 7 in the Chesterfield fleet and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
11. NRA708
Chesterfield all Crossley SD42/7 35 seater built in 1948,fleet no. 8, NRA708. BBF 5 East Midlands area shows the buses as being fleet numbers 1-17, but only ten were shown in service at publication (May 1960).
Photo taken Monday 30 August 1971, Crich Tramway Museum
12. NRA708
Chesterfield 8, NRA708, is a preserved all-Crossley SD42/7 of 1949, seen here at the St Leger Bus Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 1971, Doncaster
13. NRA708
Three Crossleys in one here. Taken on 19th May 1974 we had travelled from Manchester in Bolton 8, DBN978, to Sheffield where we were about to transfer to Yeates-bodied Crossley EX6644. We were joined at this point by Chesterfield 8, NRA708. This bus is identical to how Bolton 8 was in original condition (even to the fleet number), apart from the fact that the Bolton bus had air brakes. Bolton 8 was rebuilt the following year to original rear-entrance configuration, having been converted to front entrance for welfare bus duty, which also involved fitting a tail lift.
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 1974, Normanton Spring Road, Sheffield
14. ONU272
Chesterfield Guy Arab III 172, ONU272, seen at the garage, had a Weymann L27/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
15. ONU278
Chesterfield 178, ONU278, new in 1950 and seen in Chesterfield was a Weymann L27/26R bodied Guy Arab III.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Tontine Road, Chesterfield
16. YRB190
Seen at the garage in Chesterfield is 190, YRB190 a Daimler CVG6DD with a Weymann L27/28R body new in November 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1969, Garage, Chesterfield
17. 214GRA
Chesterfield 214, 214GRA, with a large W above the fleet number to indicate its 8 width was a Weymann H31/28RD bodied Leyland PD2/30 new in 1958.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 September 1959, Tontine Road, Chesterfield
18. 223GRA
Seen in Chesterfield is the Corporation's 223, 223GRA, a Leyland PD2/30 with a Weymann H31/28RD body.
Photo taken Sunday 4 October 1959, Chesterfield
19. 103MRA
Chesterfield Corporation 103, 103MRA, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Weymann L39/34F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1974, Stephenson Place, Chesterfield
20. 225LRB
Chesterfield 225, 225LRB, a 1960 Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Weymann bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, Sheffield
21. 227LRB
Three Chesterfield Corporation Leyland Titans with Weymann bodywork. 227, 227LRB, was a PD2/30 with H35/28R body, new in 1960 while 70 and 69 (70SRB/69SRB) were PD2A/30's with L30/28RD bodies, new in 1961.
Photo taken 1973, Stonegravels Garage, Chesterfield
22. 229LRB
Chesterfield Corporation 229, 229LRB, a Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Weymann Orion body, new in 1960.
Photo taken Summer 1973, Stonegravels Garage, Chesterfield
23. 234LRB
Weymann H33/28RD bodywork was carried by Chesterfield 234, 234LRB, a 1960 Leyland PD2/30 seen near the Bus Station in Chesterfield.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
24. 495ALH
Chesterfield Corporation former 255, 3255NU, a Daimler CCG6 with Weymann H37/28F body, new in 1963, later converted into a Training Bus; alongside is 12, 495ALH, an AEC Reliance 2MU2RA with Willowbrook B42D body, new as London Transport RW1 in 1960.
Photo taken 1973, Stonegravels Garage, Chesterfield
25. 497ALH
New to London Transport in 1960 as RW3, 497ALH passed to Chesterfield in 1963 as number 20. It was a Willowbrook B42D bodied AEC Reliance and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage, Chesterfield
26. 302XRA
Chesterfield Transport 302, 302XRA, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1962 with Metro-Cammell H44/33F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Chesterfield
27. 304XRA
Chesterfield 304, 304XRA, was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Metro Cammell H44/33F body and is seen approaching Pond Street Bus Station in Sheffield.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Harmer Lane, Sheffield
28. 3255NU
A line up in Chesterfield's garage with Daimler 3255NU, followed by a Crossley SD42/7, a Leyland Leopard, a Guy Arab and a Crossley DD42/5 with a Guy and more Crossleys beyond.e.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Sheffield Road Garage
29. 3255NU
Chesterfield Corporation former 255, 3255NU, a Daimler CCG6 with Weymann H37/28F body, new in 1963, later converted into a Training Bus; alongside is 12, 495ALH, an AEC Reliance 2MU2RA with Willowbrook B42D body, new as London Transport RW1 in 1960.
Photo taken 1973, Stonegravels Garage, Chesterfield
30. AWJ689B
Chesterfield Corporation 33, DNU33C, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RA with Neepsend B42D body, new in 1965 and 16, AWJ689B, a Reliance 4U3RA with Plaxton Panorama C49F body, new to Littlewoods of Sheffield in 1964.
Photo taken 1973, Stonegravels Garage, Chesterfield
31. DNU32C
Chesterfield 32, DNU32C, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Neepsend B42D body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 August 1966, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
32. DNU39C
Chesterfield 39, DNU39C, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1965 with Neepsend B42D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Saltergate, Chesterfield
33. DNU41C
Chesterfield 41, DNU41C, a Neepsend B42D bodied AEC Reliance seen in Chesterfield.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
34. DNU41C
Chesterfield 41, DNU41C, was an A.E.C. Reliance with a Neepsend B42D body and is seen in the yard at the Chesterfield Garage.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1965, Chesterfield Garage
35. GNU264C
Chesterfield Corporation 264, GNU264C, a Daimler CCG6 with Weymann forward-entrance body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 April 1968, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
36. GNU265C
Chesterfield 265, GNU265C, a Daimler CCG6 with Weymann H37/28F body seen in Chesterfield with the Bus Station in the left background.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
37. GNU266C
Preserved Chesterfield 266, GNU266C, a Daimler CCG6 with Weymann H37/28F body, new in late 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2016, Sandtoft
38. GRA43C
Chesterfield Corporation 43, GRA43C, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1965 with Neepsend B42D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken April 1974, Vicar Lane, Chesterfield
39. GRA46C
Chesterfield Corporation 46, GRA46C, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1965 with Neepsend B42D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken April 1974, off Elder Way, Chesterfield
40. GRA48C
Chesterfield 48, GRA48C, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Neepsend B42D body.
Photo taken Sunday 14 August 1966, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
41. GRA49C
Chesterfield Transport 49, GRA49C, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1965 with Neepsend B42D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken October 1977, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
42. ORA73E
Chesterfield Corporation 73, ORA73E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Neepsend B49D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken April 1974, Elder Way, Chesterfield
43. ORA78E
Like a number of operators Chesterfield were seduced by the charms of the Daimler Roadliner but were quickly disillusioned by its tempremental behaviour. Seen in central Chesterfield is 78, ORA78E, an East Lancs bodied SRC6 chassis one of ten bought in 1967.
Photo taken Monday 24 April 1972, Elder Way, Chesterfield
44. ORA80E
Chesterfield 80, ORA80E, a 1967 Neepsend B49D Daimler Roadliner passes a local shop displaying no doubt "local produce for local people".
Photo taken June 1972, Newbold Road, Chesterfield
45. SRB84F
Chesterfield Transport 84, SRB84F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1967 with Neepsend B49D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Knifesmithgate, Chesterfield
46. SRB85F
Chesterfield Transport 85, SRB85F, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1967 with Neepsend B49D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Chesterfield Parish Church
47. SRB86F
SRB86F was Chesterfield 86 and had an Neepsend B49D body on a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1R chassis.
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
48. FKF936G
Chesterfield Transport 53, FKF936G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B47D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, off Elder Way, Chesterfield
49. RKA954G
Chesterfield 55, RKA954G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1968 with MCW B47D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Rose Hill, Chesterfield
50. RKA960G
Chesterfield Transport 67, RKA960G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1968 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B47D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Rosehill, Chesterfield
51. SRB90F
Chesterfield Corporation 90, SRB90F, aLeyland Panther PSUR1/1R built in 1968 with Neepsend B49D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken April 1974, Elder Way, Chesterfield
52. ENU93H
Chesterfield Corporation 93, ENU93H, a 1969 Leyland Panther with Northern Counties bodywork and Chesterfield 225, 225LRB, a 1960 Leyland Titan PD2/30 with Weymann bodywork
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
53. ENU93H
Chesterfield Corporation 93, ENU93H, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Northern Counties B49D body at Whisby Road in North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2018, Whisby Road, North Hykeham
54. ENU98H
Chesterfield Transport 98, ENU98H, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Northern Counties B49D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Chesterfield
55. NAK508H
Chesterfield 8, NAK508H, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Marshall B45D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
56. NAK512H
Chesterfield Transport 12, NAK512H, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Marshall B45D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Knifesmithgate, Chesterfield
57. RKA978G
Chesterfield Transport 62, RKA978G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B47D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Stephenson Place, Chesterfield
58. RKA989G
Chesterfield Transport 70, RKA989G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B47D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Stephenson Place, Chesterfield
59. PNU107K
Chesterfield Transport 107, PNU107K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/28D bodywork.
Photo taken May 1986, Vicar Lane, Chesterfield
60. PNU109K
Chesterfield Transport 109, PNU109K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/28D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1983, Vicar Lane, Chesterfield
61. PNU111K
Chesterfield Transport 111, PNU111K, Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/28D bodywork.
Photo taken April 1979, Chesterfield
62. PNU114K
Chesterfield Transport 114, PNU114K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/28D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1983, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield
63. PNU109K
Chesterfield 109, PNU109K, a 1972 Leyland Atlantean with dual door Northern Counties bodywork leaves Sheffield for its home town when a few weeks old
Photo taken Saturday 29 July 1972, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
64. PNU115K
Rear view of Chesterfield Transport 115, PNU115K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1972 with Roe H42/29D bodywork.
Photo taken May 1986, Chesterfield
65. PNU118K
Chesterfield Transport 118, PNU118K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1972 with Roe H44/29D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Chesterfield
66. PNU120K
Chesterfield Transport 120, PNU120K, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1972 with Roe H44/29D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1981, Church Way, Chesterfield
67. MLH421L
Chesterfield Transport 167, MLH421L, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6 built in 1973 with MCW bodywork. New as London Transport DMS1421, it had almost 7 years use by LT before they withdrew it (about the same length of time that Chesterfield had it).
Photo taken August 1981, Elder Way, Chesterfield
68. MLH443L
Chesterfield Transport 168, MLH443L, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6 built in 1973 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann H44/24D bodywork.
Photo taken May 1986, Chesterfield
69. NNU123M
Slightly newer than most vehicles on SCT61, this Chesterfield Daimler Fleetline CRL6, 123, NNU123M, has a Roe dual door body and dates from 1973. This version of the Park Royal standard body was very popular with municipal operators in the north in the early seventies. Forty years later it is still an attractive vehicle.
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2014, Coach Street Car Park, Skipton
70. TGX744M
Chesterfield Transport 171, TGX744M, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6 built in 1973 with Park Royal H44/24D bodywork.
Photo taken May 1986, New Beetwell Street, Chesterfield