SCT '61 Photo Index
Gelligaer UDC
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1. KNY454
Gelligaer U.D.C. 17, KNY454, was an AEC Regal III new in 1950 with Duple B35F body rebuilt by Longwell Green in 1959 for one man operation.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Virginia Park, Caerphilly
2. KNY960
Gelligaer Leyland single decker 1, KNY960, on a wet day. The distinctive building in the background should identify the location. Steam in the background suggests railway or colliery activity. KNY960 was new in 1951, a Leyland PS1/1 with a Duple B35F body.
Photo taken Hanbury Square, Bargoed
3. MTG620
Gelligaer Leyland 3, MTG620 on a very wet day! It was a Leyland PD2/10 with Leyland L27/26R body new in 1953.
Photo taken Hanbury Square, Bargoed
4. MTG620
Gelligaer MTG620, a Leyland PD2/10 with Leyland L27/26R body, was number 9 in this fleet having been renumbered from 3 in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Gelligaer Garage approach road
5. MTG883
Gelligaer MTG883, fleet number 10 was one of two AEC Regall IIIs new in 1953 with Longwell Green B35F bodies. When new it had been number 12 before the 1966 renumbering.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Gelligaer Garage approach road
6. MTG883
Seen on the approach road to the garage is Gelligaer U.D.C. 12, MTG883, an AEC 9621A Regal III with a Longwell Green B35F body.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1962, Gelligaer, Garage
7. RTX966
Gelligaer 15, RTX966, new in 1955 as number 28, was an AEC Reliance with Longwell Green B44F body. Withdrawn in 1970 it was used for spares before passing to a dealer.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Gelligaer Garage approach road
8. VNY255
Gelligaer U.D.C. 22, VNY255, an AEC MU3RV Reliance with a Longwell Green B44F body seen at the garage in Gelligaer.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1962, Gelligaer, Garage
9. VNY255
New to Gelligaer as number 22, Longwell Green B44F bodied A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance VNY255 was withdrawn in 1972 and passed to Lewis Boys' School, Pengam in December 1972.
Photo taken Saturday 17 March 1973, Craneford Way, Twickenham
10. 359CTX
Gelligaer 359CTX was a Leyland PD2/40 with Longwell Green L27/28RD body new in 1959 and carried fleet number 7.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Gelligaer Garage approach road
11. 751HNY
Gelligaer 23, 751HNY, was a Longwell Green L27/28RD bodied Leyland PD2/40 new, as number 14, in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Gelligaer Garage approach road
12. FGW498C
Former AEC demonstrator FGW498C was acquired by Gelligaer in 1967 and was photographed in a special livery for the Prince of Wales Investiture in 1969. It carried fleet number 35 and was a Willowbrook B53F bodied AEC Swift new in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Gelligaer UDC Garage Yard, Tir-y-berth
13. STB957C
A rather later Gelligaer Leyland single decker and a very quirky looking minibus, which looks like a conversion from the sort of van much favoured by Royal Mail! The bus was 36, STB957C, a Leyland Panther with Willowbrook B53F body, new as a Leyland demonstrator in 1965 and acquired by Gelligaer in 1967
Photo taken Hanbury Square, Bargoed
14. BTX539J
Gelligaer 53, BTX539J, a Bristol VRTSL6G with Northern Counties body leaves Newport Bus Station for Rhymney Bridge.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 August 1974, Newport Bus Station
15. BTX540J
Stevensons of Uttoxeter, 48 BTX540J, aBristol VRTSL6G built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/33F bodywork. This had been new as Gelligaer UDC 40.
Photo taken August 1983, Derby Bus Station parking area
16. KTX244L
Gelligaer U.D.C. 44, KTX244L, a Bristol RESL6G with an Eastern Coachworks B47F body seen at the R.T.I.T.B. at High Ercall.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1973, High Ercall