SCT '61 Photo Index
Exeter Corporation
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1. DFJ560
Cut down Leyland TD double decker DFJ560, new to Exeter in 1937, a Leyland TD5 with Craven H30/24R body and withdrawn in 1950.
Photo taken 1950s
2. EFJ241
Exeter Corporation 26, EFJ241, a 1938 built Leyland bodied TD5.
Photo taken 1954, Queen's Drive, Exmouth
3. EFJ241
Exeter Corporation 26, EFJ241, a 1938 built Leyland bodied TD5.
Photo taken 1954, Queen's Drive, Exmouth
4. EFJ666
Exeter 66, EFJ666, is the wonderful Leyland TS8 with a Craven B32R body dating from 1938.
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969, Harrogate
5. EFJ666
Prior to the second world war the Sheffield based firm of Cravens built buses for a wide range of customers. One such was Exeter Corporation who bought this Leyland Tiger TS8 in 1938. Part of a batch of five numbered 65-70, 66 EFJ666 was withdrawn from service in Exeter in 1957 and is now preserved.
Photo taken Sunday 24 April 2011, Brough
6. GFJ50
Three Merthyr Daimlers, with 78, GFJ50, in the front, a Daimler CWA6 with Duple H30/26R body new to Exeter in 1944, one of seven bought by Merthyr in 1955.
Photo taken Merthyr Depot (?)
7. GFJ85
Exeter Corporation 89, GFJ85, a 1945 built Brush bodied Daimler CWA6 seen here under what looks like a new and unusual washing plant.
Photo taken 1954, Exeter Garage
8. HFJ142
Exeter Corporation 15, HFJ142, a 1947 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with bodywork by Leyland. When Exeter were sold to Devon General in 1970 this bus became 245 in the Devon General fleet. Subsequently preserved the bus is seen in a wet Harrogate in 1972 taking part in the Trans-Pennine Rally of that year.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, Cheltenham Crescent, Harrogate
9. HFJ144
Preserved Exeter Corporation 17, HFJ144, an all-Leyland PD2/1, new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 10 April 2011
10. HFJ142
Preserved Exeter 15, HFJ142, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body, seen climbing New Bank in Halifax, was on its way to Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
11. JFJ52
A sad sequel to Paul Haywood's splendid picture of JFJ55 at Arthington in happier times.
Photo taken Aug/Sept 1963, in effect an outpost of the larger Otley premises, the yard of Samuel Ledgard's Ilkley Depot
12. JFJ55
Samuel Ledgard JFJ55 was one of a small batch of former Exeter Daimler CVD6s with Brush bodywork. They had a distinctly utilitarian appearance but dated from 1948.
Photo taken 1962, Arthington Terminus
13. JFJ606
The upper saloon of Exeter Corporation 43, JFJ606, showing the unusual horizontal sliding windows fitted to the front ventilators. It is a Daimler CVD6DD with a Brush H30/26R body and was new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
14. JFJ607
Exeter Corporation 44, JFJ607, a 1948 built Brush bodied Daimler CVD6
Photo taken 1954, outside Exeter Central Station
15. JFJ606
Daimler CVD6 with a Brush H30/26R body, JFJ606, was ex-Exeter 43 and was seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
16. JFJ606
A view of the interior of the upper saloon of ex-Exeter 43, JFJ606, a Daimler CVD6 with a Brush H30/26R body which was seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 7 October 1979, Winkleigh
17. JFJ873
The two preserved Exeter Daimler CVD6s with Weymann B35F bodies were together at the G & W Railway running day. There was a formal photo shoot in the morning and this more relaxed one in the afternoon where passengers were allowed to also take their pictures. JFJ873 was one of the first 3 built in 1949 whereas JFJ875 was built as part of the second batch of three in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2016, Broadway
18. JFJ873
JFJ873, a Daimler CVD6 with Weymann B35F body, new to Exeter Corporation in 1949 as fleet number 73, becoming 173 after a livery change. Withdrawn in 1966, bought and restored by John Handford in 1995.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 2012, Sandy Lane, Coventry
19. JFJ873
Preserved Exeter Corporation 173, JFJ873, a Daimler CVD6 with Weymann B35F body, new in 1950
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 2009, Duxford
20. JFJ873
A chance to see the rear of Exeter Daimlers JFJ873 and JFJ875.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2016, Toddington
21. JFJ873
Interior shot of preserved 1950 Exeter Corporation 173, JFJ873, a Daimler CVD6 with Weymann B35F body, showing the new seats and backs fitted in May 2013.
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 2013, Potteries Rally, Wedgwood Centre
22. JFJ875
Exeter 175, JFJ875, a Daimler CVD6 with a Weymann B35F body new in 1950 is seen here leaving Exeter bus station but had passed, after withdrawal early the following year, to Whipton Chapel, Exeter as a non-P.S.V. by March 1969. The other five in the batch had been withdrawn in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 1968, Exeter Bus & Coach Station
23. TFJ808
Preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H30/26R body new in 1956. In April 1970 it passed to Devon General, re-numbered as 250.
Photo taken Saturday 17 May 2008, on wedding duty, Ashreigney, Devon
24. TFJ808
A shot of the upper saloon of preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with a Massey H30/26R body new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
25. TFJ808
Preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with a Massey H30/26R body new in 1956 seen at Winkleigh.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1984, Winkleigh
26. TFJ808
Preserved Exeter Corporation 50, TFJ808, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H30/26R body new in 1956
Photo taken Friday 1 July 2011, Marine Parade, Instow
27. UFJ292
Exeter Corporation dual sourced from Leyland and Guy in the 1950s. Seen here is 52, UFJ292, a 1957 Guy Arab IV with Massey 56 seat bodywork. On withdrawal it was bought by Shaw Brothers of Byers Green in whose livery it is preserved.
Photo taken 1998, Halifax
28. UFJ292
Shaw Bros, Byers Green, UFJ292, a Guy Arab IV built in 1957 with Massey H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken March 1972, Byers Green
29. UFJ292
Guy Arab UFJ292 seems well loaded as it negotiates a roundabout. New to Exeter Corporation in 1957, it had a Massey 56 seat body. On withdrawal it was bought by Shaw Brothers of Byers Green in whose livery it is preserved.
Photo taken Monday 30 August 2010, NEBPT Historic Vehicles Display, Seaburn Terrace/Whitburn Road
30. UFJ296
After the Exeter Corporation fleet was taken over by Devon General, Exeter 56, UFJ296, a Park Royal bodied Guy Arab IV built in 1957, was used as a learner bus and kept the Corporation livery. A green bus amidst Devon General red at Torquay Garage.
Photo taken Monday 22 March 1976, Devon General Torquay Garage
31. VFJ995
Exeter Corporation bought this Leyland Titan PD2/40 with MCW body in 1958 and numbered it 60, VFJ995, in their fleet. In 1970 this bus was renumbered 260 in the Devon General fleet when they took over Exeter.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
32. 973AFJ
Former Exeter Corporation 73, 973AFJ, a Guy Arab IV with Massey H31/26R body, new in 1960.
Photo taken July 1972, North's premises, Sherburn-in-Elmet
33. 482EFJ
In this animated scene at what I assume is Exeter bus station, Exeter 82, 482EFJ, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H31/26R body, leaves for Broadclyst to the north-east of the City. Itís being followed by a van belonging to the Devon General Parcels Service, pulling round the back of one of that fleetís AEC Reliances. On the left, a Grey Cars Willowbrook Viscount-bodied AEC Reliance is trying to drum up business.
Photo taken Exeter Bus & Coach Station
34. 483EFJ
Exeter Corporation were acquired by Devon General in 1970. The fleet was a mixture of Guy and Leyland chassis with bodywork by Massey and MCW. Seen after withdrawal by Devon General is Exeter 83, 483EFJ, a 1962 Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey bodywork.
Photo taken Wednesday 14 May 1980, Sherburn in Elmet
35. 89GFJ
Exeter Corporation 89, 89GFJ, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Massey H57R body of 1963, to Devon General in April 1970 with the rest of the fleet, renumbered 289.
Photo taken 1970s, Exeter Bus Station
36. DFJ899C
City of Exeter on 99, DFJ899C
Photo taken Sunday 19 May 1968