SCT '61 Photo Index
Dunoon Motor Services
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1. FV5742
Leyland TS7 FV5742, seen in Dunoon, was new in 1936 with an English Electric C31F body as Standerwick, Blackpool 86. It was renumbered 34 in 1946 and passed to Ribble as number 1466 in March 1948. In 1950 it was fitted with a new Duple C31F body (8'0" wide) and equipped with a Leyland E181 7.4 litre engine replacing the original petrol engine and then renumbered 755 in 1951. After withdrawal in September 1960 it passed to Millburn Motors (dealer) and to Dunoon Motor Services in June 1961.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
2. RN7745
Seen here in Dunoon, RN7745 was acquired by Dunoon Motor Services in July 1961 after its sale by Ribble to Millburn Motors (dealer) by June 1961. It was a Leyland TS7 which had been new in 1936 as Ribble 1495 with a Duple C31F body. In 1950 it was fitted with a new Duple C31F body (8'0" wide) and equipped with a Leyland E181 7.4 litre engine and renumbered to 757. Note that it is operating the "LOCAL Dunoon Circular" service.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Pier Promenade, Dunoon
3. RN7749
RN7749, seen in Dunoon with Dunoon Motor Services, was a Leyland TS7 which had been new in 1936 as Ribble 1499 with a Duple C31F body. In 1950 it was fitted with a new Duple C31F body (8'0" wide) and equipped with a Leyland E181 7.4 litre engine and renumbered to 759 which it still carries in this photograph.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
4. EN7702
New to Bury Corporation in 1938 as number 73, EN7702 was a Leyland TS8c with a Burlingham B36F body. In November 1951 the torque converter was replaced by a normal clutch and gearbox and the body replaced by a Massey H30/26R one.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
5. XS4772
XS4772 an Albion CX19 was new in 1938 with an English Electric H30/26R body with Young's Bus Service, Paisley. It passed with the business to Western S.M.T. in January 1951 and was numbered 2111.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
6. XS4774
New in 1938 with an English Electric H30/26R body with Young's Bus Service, Paisley XS4774 passed with the business to Western S.M.T. in January 1951 and was numbered 2113. In March 1953 it was fitted with a new Eastern Coachworks L27/26R body and was withdrawn in 1961.
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
7. RN8630
Dunoon Motor Services RN8630 was a Leyland TD5 new as Ribble 2065 in February 1939 with a Brush L27/26R body. In 1950 it was fitted with an Alexander L27/26R body (8'0" wide).
Photo taken Monday 11 June 1962, Dunoon Pier
8. LYF115
Seen on the chassis cleaning ramp at Spittalfield is McLennan's newly acquired LYF115, a Leyland 7RT with Park Royal H30/26R body new in March 1951, which was acquired from Dunoon Motor Services.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Spittalfield