SCT '61 Photo Index
Charlton-on-Otmoor Services
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1. FKO223
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor FKO223 was a Leyland TD5, new in 1939, with a Weymann H28/26R body acquired from Maidstone & District DH365 in November 1955 which is seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
2. BBE946
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor BBE946 was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland H30/26R body dating from 1940 which had been acquired from Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 1613 in March 1958. Seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford it was scrapped in November 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
3. EPT696
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor EPT696 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland TD7 new in 1940 as Sunderland District 173 which was acquired by April 1955 and which was scrapped after withdrawal in March 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
4. HLX215
Charlton-on-Otmoor Services HLX215, an A E C Regent III 0961 built in 1948 with Park Royal H30/26R bodywork, new as London Transport RT398.
Photo taken c.1970??
5. JXC177
Former London Transport RT1414, JXC177, new in 1949, was one of the Cravens bodied buses. It was sold to Black & White of Harvingdon, before coming to Charlton-on-Otmoor Services (G.P. Holder) in August 1961.
Photo taken Monday 29 March 1971, Depot, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor
6. OFC384
Many City of Oxford Motor Services vehicles found a second career with independent operators. No. 883, OFC384, an AEC Regent III 9612A with Weymann H30/26R body was new in 1949. It went to Taylor, Bicester, before being purchased by Charlton-on-Otmoor Services (G.P. Holder) in April 1967.
Photo taken Monday 29 March 1971, Depot, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor
7. VHA325
New to Gliderways, Smethwick in 1954, VHA325 had passed to Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor when this photograph was taken at their garage. It shows the famous ‘Dorsal Fin’ available as an option on the Wayfarer body, seen here in C37C form on the Leyland PSUC1/2T Tiger Cub.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 1963, Depot, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor
8. MCY407
New in 1955 as South Wales Transport 447, this Weymann H33/26RD bodied AEC Regent V MD3RV MCY407 passed to Whippet, Hilton, & finally to Charlton on Otmoor Services in November 1968, where it is seen here.
Photo taken Monday 29 March 1971, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor
9. TGJ488
Charlton-on-Otmoor Services (G.P.Holder) of Charlton-on-Otmoor, Oxfordshire operated TGJ488, a 1957 C41F Beadle-Commer integral, acquired from Timpson, S.E.6 in April 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 27 February 1971, Depot, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor
10. 456KTG
Charlton-on-Otmoor Services 456KTG, an A E C Regent V 2D3RA built in 1961 with Metro-Cammell H39/31F bodywork. This had been new as Rhondda 456.
Photo taken Depot, High Street, Charlton-on-Otmoor