SCT '61 Photo Index
Green Bus, Rugeley
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1. LRF506
Photographed at their Uttoxeter garage, Green Bus Company, Rugeley 14, LRF506, was a Foden PVSC6 new in January 1947 with an Eastern Counties B34F body. It was rebodied in 1949 with a Windover Huntingdon C33F body and was withdrawn in March 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
2. NRE543
NRE543, Green Bus Company, Rugeley 35, was the second of two Guy Arab IIIs with Northern Coachbuilders L29/26R bodies new in 1947 and was photographed at the Uttoxeter garage.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
3. DTR918
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 46, DTR918, photographed at the Uttoxeter garage, was one of eleven Guy Arab IIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies built in 1948 which were acquired from Southampton between 1962 and 1964, this one coming in May 1962, having been Southampton 95.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
4. DTR921
Acquired in January 1964 from Southampton, where it had been number 98, DTR921 became number 37 with Green Bus, Rugeley. It was a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
5. DTR923
Photographed at the Uttoxeter garage, Green Bus Company, Rugeley 31, DTR923, was a Guy Arab II with a Park Royal H30/26R body, and was one of eleven acquired between 1962 and 1964 from Southampton, where it was number 100. They had been new in 1948 and this one was acquired in April 1962. Next to it is the Northern Coachbuilders L29/26R bodied Guy Arab III, NRE543, one of two new to Green Bus in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
6. DTR925
Photographed at the Uttoxeter garage of Green Bus Company, Rugeley is one of the eleven 1948 Guy Arab IIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies acquired from Southampton between 1962 and 1964 and number 30, DTR925, was acquired in April 1962. It had been Southampton 102.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
7. DTR926
Guy Arab II DTR926, with a Park Royal H30/26R new in 1948 became Green Bus Company, Rugeley 41 when acquired from Southampton where it had been numbered 103 and is seen at the Rugeley garage.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Rugeley Garage
8. EKY544
EKY544 was one of ten Daimler CVD6s with Brush H33/26R bodies acquired by Green Bus, Rugeley from Bradford in July 1959 (EKY 544-550) and in November 1959 (EKY 551-553). Green Bus numbered it 44.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
9. EKY546
Green Bus, Rugeley, 31, EKY546, a Daimler CVD6 built 1948 with Brush H30/26R bodywork. This had been new as Bradford 546, acquired by Green Bus in July 1959.
Photo taken early 1960s, Rugeley Garage
10. EKY550
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 39, EKY550, seen at the Rugeley garage, was a Daimler CVD6 with a Brush H30/26R body which had been new as Bradford 550 in 1948. Between September and November 1959 Green Bus acquired all ten of the Bradford batch 544-553.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Rugeley Garage
11. KWB881
New to Sheffield in 1948, KWB881 became number 45 in the Green Bus, Rugeley fleet when it was acquired in January 1961. The Daimler CVD6 chassis carried a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
12. KWB881
Seen at the Rugeley garage, Green Bus Company, Rugeley 45, KWB881, was a Daimler CVD6 acquired from Sheffield in January 1961. It had a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body and had been new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Rugeley Garage
13. PRF283
Looking rather forlorn is Green Bus, Rugeley number 1, PRF283, a Guy Arab III with a Santus C33F body new to them in 1948. It had been withdrawn in May 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
14. SRE881
Green Bus, Rugeley, 26 SRE881, a Foden PVD6 built in 1948 with Samlesbury L27/26R bodywork.
Photo taken early 1960s, Rugeley Garage
15. SRE881
Green Bus, Rugeley 26, SRE881, carried a Samlesbury L27/26R body on its Foden PVD6 chassis which was new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Rugeley Garage
16. KPT264
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 15, KPT264, acquired in January 1960, has seen better days having been withdrawn in 1963 and is seen at the Uttoxeter garage. It was one of eight such buses acquired from Northern General in 1959/1960 and was a Guy Arab III with a Brush B38F body dating from 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
17. SRE194
Displaying the 'Feathers in our cap" radiator filler cap when seen at Ascot races, Green Bus, Rugeley 10, SRE194, was a Guy Arab III with a Windover C33F body new in March 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
18. SRE881
Samlesbury L27/26R bodywork was fitted to Foden PVD6 SRE881, number 26 in the fleet of Green Bus Company, Rugeley which had been new in 1949 and which was photographed at the Uttoxeter garage. It was followed by another one, TRF 601, in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
19. BSD468
Green Bus of Rugeley 44, BSD468, was an ex-Western SMT (956) Daimler CVD6 with Alexander body.
Photo taken 1967, Lichfield Bus Station
20. LPT137
A number of Guy Arab IIIs with Brush B38F bodies were acquired from Northern General and LPT137, new in 1950, became number 19 with Green Bus, Rugeley in November 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
21. LPT140
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 17, LPT140, was a Guy Arab III fitted with a Brush B38F which had been new in 1950 to Northern General as number 1340. It was acquired by Green Bus Company in October 1962 and was one of four acquired at that time following eight which had been acquired in 1959/60. It is at the Rugeley garage of Green Bus.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Rugeley Garage
22. URE802
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 6, URE802, was a Foden PVFE6 with a Windover Huntingdon Mark III FC39C body new in October 1950 which was withdrawn in October 1964 and scrapped. It had been exhibited on the Windover stand at the 1950 Commercial Motor Show.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
23. XRE979
Green Bus, Rugeley 12, XRE979 was a Foden PVSC6 with rare Massey FC37F bodywork. Seen here at the garage, it was new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Rugeley Garage
24. CCP609
AEC Regent CCP609, ex Halifax Corporation, with Green Bus Company.
Photo taken July 1968, Lichfield Bus Station
25. URF873
Whieldons (Green Bus Service) 40, URF 873, was a Foden PVSC 6 with a rare King & Taylor FB38F body, new in 1951. In 1964 it was fitted with an FD6 engine but was withdrawn in 1967, becoming a towing vehicle until it was scrapped in 1968.
Photo taken 1966, Uttoxeter Garage
26. URF873
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 40, URF873, was a Foden PVFE6 with a King & Taylor FB38F body new to them in April 1951 which was photographed at the Uttoxeter garage.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
27. MAC570
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 38, MAC570, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Leyland H32/26RD body, new in 1952 to Stratford Blue (23).
Photo taken late 1970, Rugeley Garage
28. XRE978
Guy Arab IV, XRE978, number 22 in the Green Bus, Rugeley fleet, had a Guy B35F body and had been new in July 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
29. XRE979
Another Foden in the Green Bus, Rugeley fleet was 12, XRE979, which had been new in July 1952 when it carried number 25. This was a PVG6 model with a Massey FC37F body and it had been renumbered in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964
30. XRF128
Green Bus Company, Rugeley had a number of Fodens in the fleet and 23, XRF128, seen at the Uttoxeter garage, was a PVRF6 model with a Metalcraft C41C body which had been new in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
31. GVH796
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 25, GVH796, a Guy Arab LUF with Park Royal B43F body, new to Huddersfield J.O.C. in 1954.
Photo taken Late 1970, Rugeley Garage
32. 775ERF
Camplejohn Brothers 33, 775ERF, a Sentinel SLC6 with Burlingham B44F body, new in 1955 to Green Bus, Rugeley, is seen in Barnsley Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
33. VFM620
Green Bus 32, ex-Crosville Bristol LD/ECW VFM620 departing for Lichfield. Green Bus had acquired it in 1970 from Crosville where it had been DLB755, new in July 1955.
Photo taken early 1970s, Anson Street, Rugeley
34. 499URF
Green Bus of Rugeley (Whieldon's) 3, 499URF, was a Guy UF with Burlingham Seagull C41F body of 1958. It survived in service until 1970, then as a seat store until scrapped in 1971.
Photo taken 1966, Uttoxeter Garage
35. 9105RE
9105RE was a Ford Thames was a 570E model with a Burlingham Seagull 60 C41F body and was number 5 in the Green Bus, Rugeley fleet having been new to them in March 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
36. LJX18
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 40, LJX18, an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with Metro Cammell H40/32F body, new to Halifax Corporation in 1960, and passing to GBC in 1970.
Photo taken late 1970, Rugeley Garage
37. 88EYY
New to Glenton, London S.E.14 in 1963 with a Plaxton Panorama C36F body, 88EYY was rebodied in July 1968 with a Plaxton Panorama I C45F body for Green Bus, Rugeley. After rebodying this AEC 2U3RA Reliance carried registration PRE296F for about three weeks before reverting to 88EYY.
Photo taken Saturday 13 March 1971, Wembley Stadium
38. DXD42C
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 26, DXD42C, an AEC Reliance with Plaxton Derwent B61F body, new to Hillside of Luton.
Photo taken late 1970, Rugeley Garage
39. YRF137H
Green Bus 14, YRF137H, Seddon single decker on the route to Brereton.
Photo taken early 1970s, Rugeley