SCT '61 Photo Index
Darlington Corporation
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1. LHN781
A sunny day at Saltaire and Bradford 831, LHN781, stands at the terminus. The BUT9611T had been delivered in the spring of 1949 to Darlington Corporation and entered service on 8 May as their 69, carrying a 56 seat East Lancs rear-entrance body.
Photo taken c.1970, Saltaire Terminus, Bradford
2. OHN496
Darlington Corporation 86, OHN496, a Guy Arab III from 1951 with Roberts H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Haughton Road Depot
3. PHN699
Darlington began to replace its trolleybus system from the early fifties. Among the buses bought were a batch of 1951 Guy Arab III saloons with attractive Roe centre entrance bodywork. 26, PHN699, survives and is still in revenue earning service with Yorkshire Heritage.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
4. PHN701
Darlington Corporation 28, PHN701, a Guy Arab III built in 1952 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Tubwell Row
5. PHN706
Dixon & Nice Ltd, contractor, PHN706, a Guy Arab III from 1952 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Stockton
6. THN354
Darlington Corporation 42, THN354, a Guy Arab III built in 1953 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken January 1969, Prebend Row
7. VHN407
Darlington Corporation 53, VHN407, a Guy Arab IV built in 1954 with Roe H30/26R bodywork (UW 7-16-0)
Photo taken May 1972, Darlington Market Place
8. VHN401
Darlington Corporation on VHN401
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1970
9. 469DHN
Darlington Corporation 69, 469DHN, a Guy Arab IV built in 1957 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken September 1972, Darlington Market Place
10. 304VHN
Darlington 4, 304VHN, is an unusual Daimler CCG5D with a Roe H33/28R body dating from 1964.
Photo taken 1989, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
11. 304VHN
Darlington 4, 304VHN, a Daimler CCG5D with a Roe H33/28R body dating from 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
12. 304VHN
A rear view of Darlington 4, 304VHN, a Daimler CCG5D with a Roe H33/28R body dating from 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2016, Anstey Park, Alton
13. AHN451B
Representatives of three north-east municipalities stand side by side. South Shields 140, LCU112, is a Daimler CCG6DD with Roe H35/28R bodywork was new in April 1964. Alongside is Middlesbrough 99, JDC599, which was a Dennis Loline I with Northern Counties H36/31R bodywork. It was exhibited on the Northern Counties stand at the 1958 Earl's Court Motor Show and entered service in Middlesbrough on 5 November of that year, serving with the corporation until 1972; following withdrawal it operated for Bingorama in Scotland before being saved from the scrapman. Darlington 7, AHN451B, is a Daimler CCG5DD with Roe H33/28R bodywork; the newest of the trio, it dates from December 1964.
Photo taken c.2007, at Bents Park, South Shields
14. AHN451B
Darlington Corporation 7, AHN451B, a 1964 Daimler CCG5DD with Roe H33/28R body, leaves its round trip route duties and doubles back around Seaburn Recreation Field to park on the grass.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2011, Seaburn Show Field, Sunderland
15. AHN451B
Darlington Borough Transport 7, AHN451B, a 1964 Daimler CCG5 with Roe bodywork. This was one of the last double deckers bought by Darlington who reverted to single deck types for future deliveries.
Photo taken Sunday 8 April 2007, at Brough
16. AHN454B
Darlington Corporation 10, AHN454B, a Daimler CCG5 built in 1964 with Roe H33/28R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1977, Tubwell Row
17. MHN313E
Darlington Corporation 13, MHN313E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Roe B47D+18 bodywork (UW 7-15-1 in old money).
Photo taken May 1972, Tubwell Row
18. MHN316E
Darlington Corporation 16, MHN316E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Roe B47D+19 standing bodywork.
Photo taken September 1972, West Row
19. VHN527G
Darlington Borough Transport bought Roadliners in the mid sixties, then quickly turned to single deck Fleetlines when these became available. 27, VHN527G, of 1968 is a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LW with a 43 seat Roe body.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, at Elland Road, Leeds
20. VHN529G
Darlington Corporation 29, VHN529G, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LW built 1968 with Roe B43D bodywork.
Photo taken September 1973, Tubwell Row
21. VHN532G
Darlington Corporation 32, VHN532G, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LW built in 1968 with Roe B43D+18 bodywork, parked in Darlington Market Place on a quiet Sunday morning.
Photo taken October 1970, Darlington Market Place
22. VHN535G
Darlington Borough Transport 35, VHN535G, a 1968 Daimler Fleetline with Roe bodywork
Photo taken July 1969, Tubwell Row
23. CNN739H
Darlington Transport on CHN739H
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 1970
24. CHN737H
Darlington 37, CHN737H, a 1970 Daimler Fleetline with Marshall bodywork.
Photo taken 1989, at Halifax
25. CHN741H
Darlington Corporation 41, CHN741H, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LX built in 1970 with Marshall B48D bodywork
Photo taken October 1970, Darlington Market Place
26. WJN351J
Southend 351, WJN351J, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6 from 1971 with Northern Counties H49/31D bodywork.
Photo taken October 1979, Prebend Row, Darlington
27. WJN353J
Southend 353, WJN353J, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6 from 1971 with Northern Counties H49/31D bodywork on hire to Darlington.
Photo taken October 1979, Tubwell Row, Darlington
28. NHN250K
Darlington Borough Transport 50, NHN250K, a 1972 Daimler Fleetline SRG6LX with Roe dual door 48 seat bodywork. The bus was some 22 years old when seen in 1994 just prior to the undertaking being taken over by Stagecoach.
Photo taken June 1994, West Row
29. NHN257K
Darlington bought a number of batches of single deck Fleetlines with bodywork by both Marshall and Roe. Seen in a wet Darlington centre is 57, NHN257K, a 1972 Roe bodied bodied example
Photo taken June 1994, Prebend Row/Priestgate Corner