SCT '61 Photo Index
Grahams Paisley
Grahams Bus Service, GBS, Paisley

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1. ACB902
Two Guys owned by Graham of Paisley sit in the depot yard. Nearest the camera is ACB902, a 1947 Guy Arab III with Northern Coachbuilder bodywork. This had been 74 in the Blackburn fleet and was bought by Graham in 1962. It was in use as a tow truck when photographed
Photo taken Thursday 21 October 1971, Hawkhead, Paisley
2. ACB902
Graham, Paisley 58, ACB902, was a Guy Arab III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body acquired in 1963 from Blackburn where it had been number 74.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
3. FCR197
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross is Graham, Paisley 55, FCR197, a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body which had been acquired in 1962 from Southampton where it had been number 107.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
4. GMJ268
Graham, Paisley 44, GMJ268, was a Guy Arab III with a Weymann L27/26R body acquired from Charlton, Fourstones in June 1959 and sold in 1963.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
5. CU6298
Guy Arab IV/Weymann Orion CU6298 Started life in 1953 as Northern General 1498 but by 1965 it had joined the fleet of Graham's Bus Service, Paisley as their 68.
Photo taken Autumn 1965, Graham's Garage, Hawkhead, Paisley
6. MFN884
G6, MFN884, was one of a quartet of these ex-East Kent Guy Arab IVs with Park Royal H33/28RD bodywork which were bought by Graham's Bus Service, Paisley in 1971. They were also the last in a long line of Guy Arabs both new and second hand.
Photo taken 1971, Graham's Garage, Hawkhead, Paisley
7. XS9834
XS9834 seen in Gauze Street, Paisley was number 42 of Graham's Bus Service, Paisley and was a Guy Arab IV with a Northern Counties H32/28R body new in 1957.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
8. AXS431
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley is Graham's Bus Service, Paisley 43, AXS431, a Guy Arab IV with a Northern Counties H32/28R body new in 1958 which would appear to be heading for Linwood.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
9. XVA444
Up until the delivery of the Glasgow Atlanteans in 1962, there were only three of these buses in Scotland. Two were delivered to J Laurie, Hamilton and XVA444 (1960 build) along with 60AVA became part of Central SMT's fleet in 1961 (HR1). XVA444 eventually found its way into the Grahams of Paisley fleet and is seen here in Hawkhead Road, Paisley, as their L1. As is well known, the SBG standardised on Daimler Fleetlines in the sixties.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 1972, Hawkhead Road, Paisley
10. FXS601
Graham, Paisley G12, FXS601, was a Strachan H37/32RD bodied Guy Arab IV with the Johannesburg style front new in 1962 but not entering service until January 1964. It had been exhibited at the 1962 Commercial Motor Show with fleet number 56 and with seating reported then as H41/32R.
Photo taken June 1971, Clippens Road, Linwood
11. FXS601
FXS601, Graham's Bus Service, Paisley 56, was a Guy Arab IV with a Strachans H37/32R body and a Johannesburg style front, new in 1962 but not entering service with Graham's until January 1964 which, when photographed in Gauze Street, Paisley, was on its way to Johnstone.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
12. GXS621
Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline GXS621, number 60 in the Graham's Bus Service, Paisley fleet, seen here in Gauze Street, Paisley had an Alexander H44/33F body and was new in June 1963.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
13. GXS621
Grahams Bus Service 60, GXS621 a Daimler Fleetline with Alexander H44/33F body, new in 1963.
14. HXS864
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley is Graham's Bus Service, Paisley 64, HXS864, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an Alexander H44/34F body which was new in 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gauze Street, Paisley
15. HXS106H
Graham's Bus Service D9, HXS106H, a Daimler CRG6LX with Alexander H43/31F bodywork delivered in January 1970 and originally numbered 86. It was withdrawn in July 1981. Graham's Hawkhead depot can be seen in the background.
Photo taken early 1970s, Hawhead Road, Hawkhead
16. NXS14L
Graham's Bus Service D14, NXS14L, was one of three Daimler CRG6LXs with Alexander H43/31F bodywork which entered service in June 1973. All three were fitted with Gardner 6LXB engines in April 1981. It was withdrawn in 1982 and saw further service with Mott's of Aylesbury.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Clippens Road, Linwood