SCT '61 Photo Index
Delaine
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1. DCT486
A shot taken at the Beckley premises of Dengates and shows fleet No11, NJ6603, a 1935 Dennis Lancet with a Thurgood B32F body. It was purchased new by Dengates and was withdrawn in 1954 when it became a static office as seen here. It remained in this capacity until the early 60s when it was scrapped. The double decker is DCT486, the 1948 Crossley DD42/5 with Willowbrook H28/26R bodywork. New to Delaine, Bourne, it was acquired by Dengates in 1959 and withdrawn in 1963. It was sold to Cowleys in 1965.
Photo taken early 1960s?, Beckley
2. DCT486
Seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough was Longland, Crowland DCT486 which was a Crossley DD42/5 with a Willowbrook H28/26R body new in November 1948 as Delaine, Bourne 27 and which had been acquired in June 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
3. DCT486
Longland, Crowland DCT486 was a 1948 Crossley DD42/5 with a Willowbrook H28/26R body acquired from Delaine, Bourne 27 in June 1956 and was seen at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
4. JP6967
Delaine, Bourne 30, JP6967, a Bellhouse Hartwell C33F bodied Leyland PS1 was acquired from Smith, Wigan in October 1949 and was seen at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
5. CCK668
Delaine, Bourne 54, CCK668, acquired from Ribble, Preston 2691 in May 1961 was a Leyland PD2/3 with a Brush L27/26R body which had been new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Bourne
6. HAW180
Morley, Whittlesea HAW180, was a Sentinel STC4/40 with a Sentinel B40F body acquired from Delaine, Bourne in November 1958 and was seen at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
7. FCT519
Delaine, Bourne 33, FCT519, a Crossley DD42/8 with a Strachan H31/28RD body new in May 1951, is seen here in the Bishops Road Bus Station in Peterborough. It was sold to Whippet, Hilton in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
8. FTL754
Delaine, Bourne 34, FTL754, was a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger with a Duple Ambassador C41C body new in March 1952 and is seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough. It was withdrawn by 3/59 and passed to Johnson, Rushden.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
9. HCT150
Delaine, Bourne 39 HCT150, a Strachan H31/28RD bodied A.E.C. 9613S Regent III, had been new to them in October 1953. It is seen here at Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
10. HCT150
Delaine, Bourne 39, HCT150, was an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Strachans H32/28RD body new in October 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Spalding Road, Bourne
11. KTL780
Delaine, Bourne 45, KTL780, was a Leyland PD2/20 with a Willowbrook H35/28RD body new in April 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Peterborough Bus Station
12. KTL780
Delaine, Bourne 45, KTL780, was a Willowbrook H35/28RD bodied Leyland PD2/20 dating from April 1956. It has been preserved.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
13. KTL780
Second shot of Delaine, Bourne 45, KTL780, a 1956 Leyland PD2/20 with Willowbrook H35/28RD body.
Photo taken November 2006, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
14. KTL780
Delaine, Bourne 45, KTL780, a 1956 Leyland PD2/20 with Willowbrook H35/28RD body, preserved by the operator is seen here at a rally at Hillingdon, Middlesex.
Photo taken Sunday 24 June 1979, Hillingdon, Middlesex
15. MCT110
Delaine, Bourne 44, MCT110, a Yeates Riviera C41F bodied Bedford SBG is seen in Sutherland Street waiting its turn to enter Victoria Coach Station to take part in the British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
16. MTL750
Rear view of preserved Delaine MTL750, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Yeates Europa body, currently with Leicester Museums.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Nottingham Area Transport Group. Ruddington Running day
17. MTL750
MTL750 is a 1958 Leyland Tiger Cub fitted with a Yeates Europa body (DP43F) and is preserved as Delaine of Bourne 47. It is in the care of Leicester Museums of Technologies who undertook the renovation.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2014, Abbey Pumping Station, Leicester
18. MTL750
Delaine, Bourne 47, MTL750, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with a Yeates Europa DP43F body, was new in March 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Raymond Mays Garage Forecourt (opposite Depot), Bourne
19. MTL750
Vagg's Coaches, Knockin Heath, MTL750, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1958 with Yeates Europa DP43F bodywork. New as Delaine 47, Bourne, and photographed very withdrawn at Vagg's depot. This unique vehicle was subsequently saved and restored.
Photo taken July 1978, Knockin Heath depot
20. OCT566
Delaine, Bourne 48, OCT566, was a Leyland PD3/1 with a Yeates H39/34RD body new in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Spalding Road, Bourne
21. RCT2
Mid-Wales Motorways RCT2, acquired from Price, Wrockwardine Wood in November 1969, was a Yeates Europa C41F bodied Bedford SB3 which had been fitted with a diesel engine whilst with Price.
Photo taken early 1971, Newtown garage
22. RCT3
Delaine, Bourne 50, RCT3, was a Leyland PD3/1 with a Yeates H39/34RD body new in July 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Delaine Garage, Bourne
23. RCT3
The Delaine 50, RCT3, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Yeates H39/34RD body, new in June 1960 and withdrawn from service in December 1979.
Photo taken Sunday 2 November 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
24. RCT3
Delaine, Bourne 50, RCT3, was a Yeates H39/34RD bodied Leyland PD3/1 new in 1960 and was the second of the only two double-deckers built by Yeates, both for Delaine. It was seen in Peterborough Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 30 September 1961, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
25. RCT3
Delaine of Bourne bought the only Yeates bodied double deckers, 50, RCT3 a Leyland Titan PD3/1 new in 1960 to go with only other one, 48 bought the year before.
Photo taken Tuesday 13 May 1980, Bourne
26. RCT3
Delaine of Bourne 50, RCT3, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Yeates H39/34RD body, new to Delaine in 1960.
Photo taken September 1969, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
27. TTL517
Delaine, Bourne 55, TTL517, was a 1961 Bedford SB1 with a Yeates Pegasus DP44F body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Bourne
28. UTL78
Seen at the Delaine garage is Delaine, Bourne 56, UTL78, a Bedford SB5 with a Yeates Pegasus DP44F body, which had been new in May 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Delaine Garage, Bourne
29. WCT901
Delaine, Bourne 57, WCT901, was a Bedford SB5 with a Duple Bella Vega C41F body new in May 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, High Street, Baldock
30. ACT101B
Delaine, Bourne 58, ACT101B, a Bedford SB5 with a Yeates Fiesta FE44 C44F body, finished by Duple, was new in June 1964 and is seen in the bus station in Peterborough with a Timpson, London S.E.6 Duple Northern bodied A.E.C. Reliance in the background.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Peterborough Bus Station
31. ACT101B
Delaine, Bourne 58, ACT101B, was a Bedford SB5 with a Yeates Fiesta FE44 C44F body which was completed by Duple.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1964, Bourne
32. BTL743C
Delaine, Bourne 59, BTL743C, was a Bedford SB5 with a Duple C41F body new in April 1965 which was seen at Ascot racecourse.
Photo taken Saturday 19 June 1965, Ascot Racecourse
33. DTL489D
Delaine of Bourne bought their first rear engined chassis in 1966. This was 60, DTL489D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with Willowbrook body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 2009, Meadowhall, Sheffield
34. DTL489D
Delaine, Bourne 60, DTL489D, was a Leyland PDR1/2 Atlantean with a Willowbrook H44/32F body new in February 1966 and is seen outside their garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Delaine Garage, Bourne
35. DTL489D
Delaine Buses, Bourne 60, DTL489D, a 1966 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 with a Willowbrook H44/32F body at Teal Park in North Hykeham during the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 5 November 2017, Teal Park, North Hykeham
36. GTL825E
Delaine, Bourne 62, GTL825E, a Bedford VAL14 with a Duple Vega Major C52F body had been new in May 1967 and is seen at their garage.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Delaine Garage, Bourne
37. EKR152L
The Delaine of Bourne 79, EKR152L, a 1972 Leyland Atlantean AN68/1R with Northern Counties bodywork, originally 52 in the Maidstone Corporation fleet.
Photo taken Summer 1982, Bourne
38. ACT540L
The Delaine 72, ACT540L a 1973 Leyland AN68 with Northern Counties H47/31F body and Lincolnshire RCC 2537, DFE963D a 1966 Bristol FS5G/ECW H33/27RD. Two of the County of Lincolnshire's finest, they are seen here on the occasion of Hornsby's 100th anniversary celebrations.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2014, Scunthorpe Bus Station
39. ACT540L
Preserved Delaine 72, ACT540L, Leyland Atlantean / Northern Counties H47/35F. New in March 1973 and withdrawn from service Dec 2000.
Photo taken Sunday 2 November 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln