SCT '61 Photo Index
Chester City
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1. DTR911
City of Chester 57, DTR911, Guy Arab II built 1946 with Park Royal H30/26R bodywork. New as Southampton CT 88 and acquired in 1959, it was withdrawn later in the year photographed.
Photo taken March 1968, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street, Chester
2. JFM748
Chester 75, JFM748, a Foden PVD6G with Massey H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1963, City Road, opposite Chester Station
3. LTV700
City of Chester 51, LTV700, AEC Regal III built 1951 with East Lancs B35R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Chester City Transport Depot
4. OFM33
City of Chester 81, OFM33, a Foden PVD6 with Massey H31/26R body, new in December 1951 and withdrawn in October 1966.
Photo taken early 1964, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
5. RFM641
Chester City Transport 1, RFM641, a 1953 Guy Arab IV with Massey body, in use as a driver trainer in 1978.
Photo taken 1978, Chester
6. RFM641
Preserved Chester City Transport 1, RFM641, a 1953 Guy Arab IV with Massey body.
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008, at North West Transport Museum, St. Helens
7. RFM641
Chester 1, RFM641, Guy Arab / Massey H30/26R new in 1953 seen at the depot, in use at the time as a training vehicle.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1981, Chester Depot
8. RFM641
Second photo of Chester 1, RFM641, Guy Arab / Massey H30/26R at the depot in use at the time as a training vehicle
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1981, Chester Depot
9. UFM858
City of Chester 7, UFM858, a Guy Arab IV built in 1954 with Massey H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, City Road, opposite Chester Station
10. UFM860
City of Chester 9, UFM860, a Guy Arab IV built in 1954 with Massey H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, City Road, opposite Chester Station
11. UFM861
Chester 10, UFM861, was a Guy Arab IV with a Massey H30/26R body from 1954.
Photo taken 1965, Northgate Street, Chester
12. 717CFM
Chester 23, 717CFM, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H32/28R body, new in 1957. It lasted in service until 1976.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, High Street, Saltney
13. 324YFM
Chester City 24, 324YFM, Guy Arab IV with Massey H41/32F bodywork. The bus carries the rare Johannesburg bonnet assembly and dates from 1961.
Photo taken 1975, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
14. 327YFM
City of Chester 27, 327YFM, a Guy Arab IV 6LW built in 1962 with Massey H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Chester
15. 4831FM
City of Chester 31, 4831FM, a Guy Arab V built in 1963 with Massey H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Northgate Street, Chester
16. 4832FM
Chester 32, 4832FM, a Guy Arab V with Massey H41/32F body, new in 1963
Photo taken mid 1970s, Chester City Centre
17. FFM135C
Chester Guy Arab V / Massey H41/32F 35, FFM135C.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 September 1980, Pepper Street/Grosvenor Street, Chester
18. FFM135C
City of Chester 35, FFM135C, a Guy Arab with Massey body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 2012, at North Western Museum of Road Transport
19. FFM136C
Chester 36, FFM136C, a 1965 Guy Arab V with Massey bodywork rests under the flyover when attending a Halifax rally in the early 1990s.
Photo taken Early 1990s, Halifax
20. FFM136C
Chester Guy Arab V / Massey H41/32F 36, FFM136C.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 September 1980, Bridge Street, Chester
21. FFM138C
Chester 38, FFM138C, a Guy Arab V with Massey H41/32F body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, Sandy Lane, Saltney
22. FFM138C
Chester City Transport 38, FFM138C, a 1965 Guy Arab V with Massey front entrance bodywork H41/32F, new in 1965
Photo taken 1975, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
23. LFM139D
Chester were loyal buyers of Guy chassis for as long as they were available - 39, LFM139D, was a 1966 Guy Arab V with Massey bodywork.
Photo taken 1976, Town Hall Square, Chester
24. LFM140D
City of Chester 40, LFM140D, a Guy Arab V built in 1966 with Massey H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street, Chester
25. XFM54G
Chester City Transport owned these two Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with angular Massey 40 seat bodywork 52, LFM152D, of 1966 and 54, XFM54G, of 1968.
Photo taken 1975, Chester City Transport Depot
26. DFM346H
Chester 46, DFM346H, a Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1981, Vale of Llangollen
27. DFM346H
Chester City 46, DFM346H, a 1969 Guy Arab V with Northern Counties H41/32F bodywork. This was one of the last Guy Arabs built, all of which went to Chester. The later modified livery is carried with more cream.
Photo taken 1975, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street
28. DFM346H
Chester 46, DFM346H, a Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F seen in Oswestry whilst on an enthusiasts' tour to Oswestry.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1981, Oswestry
29. DFM346H
Chester Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F 46, DFM346H.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 September 1980, Northgate Street, Chester
30. DFM346H
Chester City Transport 46, DFM346H, Guy Arab V with Northern Counties bodywork, one of the last batch of Guy Arabs to enter service in the UK.
Photo taken 1982, Eastgate
31. XFM42G
Chester bought Guy Arabs as long as they were available. 42, XFM42G, is a 1969 Guy Arab V with Northern Counties bodywork.
Photo taken 1996, at Meltham, Kirklees
32. XFM43G
City of Chester 43, XFM43G, a Guy Arab V built in 1969 with Northern Counties H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, Northgate Street, Chester
33. XFM44G
Chester Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F 44, XFM44G.
Photo taken Tuesday 2 September 1980, Northgate Street, Chester
34. OFM56K
When the Guy Arab was no longer available, Chester switched to Daimler Fleetlines with Northern Counties bodywork. 56, OFM56K, is one of a trio bought in 1972.
Photo taken 1975, Northgate Street, Chester
35. WFM159K
Chester switched to Daimler Fleetlines when they could no longer obtain Guy Arabs. New in 1972 as 59 WFM159K in the Chester fleet, this Fleetline carried a Northern Counties body. It is seen at Scarborough in service as a seafront vehicle with Appleby.
Photo taken Wednesday 15 July 1992, Foreshore Road, Scarborough