SCT '61 Photo Index
Hull Corporation
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1.
Leeds 446, seen here at Hulton Lane, Atherton, was one of the fifty trams acquired from Hull in 1942 (32) and 1945 (18). It had been Hull 132, new in July 1910, had been rebuilt in 1931 and had been withdrawn in February 1942.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Hulton Lane, Atherton
2. ERH45
Photographed on Chanterlands Avenue North and about to pass the crematorium is Hull Corporation Transport Department Trolley Bus No 45, ERH45, working service 61. No 45 was one of a batch of 20 Crossley TDD4s with Cravens bodies introduced in 1938.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull
3. GRH296
Photographed in the days when vehicles could still use Victoria Square, Hull Corporation Transport Trolley Bus No. 76, GRH296, is on route 62 turning in readiness to reload in Prospect Street. No 76 was a Sunbeam W with a Brush body new to the fleet in June 1945 and remaining in service until September 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1962, Queen Victoria Square, Hull
4. GRH358
Kingston upon Hull trolleybus 82, GRH358, was one of a batch of six Sunbeam W chassis carrying Roe relaxed utility H56R bodies delivered in 1945. Delivered in all over blue apart from the fleetname panel over the windows, the famous white swoops returned after the war. Withdrawal came in September 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1959, Dairycoates, Hull
5. GRH359
Kingston upon Hull trolleybus 83, GRH359, was a 1945 Sunbeam W with Roe H56R bodywork. After withdrawal in September 1963 the bus ended up in the yard of Autospares at Bingley in West Yorkshire, where it remained until at least 1983.
Photo taken late 1970's, Autospares, Bingley
6. GRH357
In a scene now long consigned to history Hull Corporation Transport trolley bus no. 81, GRH357, turning at the Victoria Square terminus of route 62 ready to reload in Prospect Street.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1962, Queen Victoria Square, Hull
7. HRH467
Former Hull 467, HRH467, a 1947 AEC Regent III with Weymann bodywork is seen after withdrawal from service.
Photo taken Thursday 16 July 1970, Orchard Park, Hull
8. KVK967
Passing the municipal car park in Ferensway is Hull Corporation Transport No 127, KVK967, a Daimler CVG6 with MCW 55 seat bodywork which was new to Newcastle Corporation in 1948.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 August 1963, Ferensway, Hull
9. KKH650
Hull 5, KKH650, a 1949 AEC Regal III with Weymann bodywork. This bus was used for many years a non-PSV runabout for the corporation. Now fully restored it is preserved at the Hull Museum of Transport.
Photo taken 1994, Huddersfield
10. KKH651
This AEC Regal with Weymann bodywork was delivered to Hull as their 156, KKH651, in 1949. It was converted to one man operation in 1953.
Photo taken 1975, Paragon Street, Hull
11. KRH344
Hull 114, RKH114, a Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1955, passing AEC Regent 334, KRH344, with Weymann H32/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Hull
12. BDJ73
Hull bought several batches of second hand AEC Regent III in the 1960s and seen here are two examples 149, BDJ73, one of St Helen's famous replica RTs dating from 1950 and 161, OTV164, an ex Nottingham AEC Regent III with Park Royal body dating from 1954.
Photo taken 1969, Hull
13. KRH337
Kingston-upon-Hull 327, KRH337, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Weymann H32/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Hull
14. BDJ819
Hull 136, BDJ819, was new in 1952 to St. Helens as number D19. The AEC Regent III carrying standard London style Park Royal H30/26R bodywork was acquired in 4/62 along with eighteen other similar vehicles.
Photo taken Saturday 31 August 1963, Collier Street, Hull
15. BDJ825
Seen outside Paragon Railway Station is Hull Corporation Transport No 139, BDJ825 unloading passengers in Collier Street, Hull prior to entering the bus station to reload. No 139 was an RT type originally owned by St Helens Corporation and purchased by Hull in 1962 as part of the trolley bus replacement programme.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 August 1963, Collier Street, Hull
16. OKH337
Preserved Hull 137, OKH337, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H32/26R body, new in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2016, Sandtoft
17. OTV166
Hull 171, OTV166, was former Nottingham 166, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body of 1954.
Photo taken 1971, Hull Bus Park
18. RKH104
Hull 104, RKH104, Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Friday 31 July 1964, Hull
19. RKH111
At the end of the route and about to return to the City Centre is Hull Corporation Transport Department Trolley Bus No 111, RKH111, photographed at the Chanterlands Avenue North Terminus of service 61.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, Chanterlands Avenue North, Hull
20. RKH113
Hull 113, RKH113, Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Hull
21. RKH114
Hull 114, RKH114, a Sunbeam MF2B/MV with Roe H54D body, new in 1955, passing AEC Regent 334, KRH344, with Weymann H32/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Hull
22. WAT158
On a warm and sunny summer afternoon Hull Corporation Transport Department no. 158, WAT158, is seen awaiting its next turn of duty outside the HCT Lombard Street Depot adjacent to the Bus Station. 158 was an AEC with a Weymann body.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1962, Lombard Street Depot
23. WAT163
Hull 63, WAT163, a 1957 AEC Reliance with dual door Weymann bodywork passes a former Nottingham AEC Regent III with Park Royal bodywork as it enters Ferensway Coach Station in its home town
Photo taken Wednesday 14 April 1971, Ferensway Coach Station/Collier Street
24. WAT163
Kingston Upon Hull 63, WAT163, AEC Reliance with Weymann bodywork dating from 1957
Photo taken May 1975, Hull Bus Park
25. 2348AT
West Midlands PTE 1148, 2348AT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/31F bodywork. This had been new as Kingston upon Hull 348.
Photo taken April 1977, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
26. 6344KH
Kingston-upon-Hull 144, 6344KH, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Metro-Cammell H44/31F body dating from 1960.
Photo taken circa 1971, Ferensway Coach Station, Hull
27. 2348AT
Photographed in Ferensway is Hull Corporation Transport Leyland Atlantean 348, 2348AT.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, Ferensway, Hull
28. 9357AT
Passengers jostle to board Hull 357, 9357AT, a 1961 Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 in Ferensway coach station.
Photo taken Monday 14 July 1969, Ferensway Coach Station
29. 9359AT
Hull Atlantean 359, 9359AT, with Roe H44/31F body new in December 1961, about to be passed by East Yorkshire 581, MKH90, a Leyland PD2/12 with Roe FH54R body
Photo taken Saturday 10 October 1964, Collier Street, Hull
30. 9364AT
Kingston-upon-Hull 364, 9364AT, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Roe H44/31F body seen in Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway, Hull
31. BAT402B
Photographed entering the old Hull Bus Station is Hull Corporation No 202, BAT402B, a Leyland Atlantean with C H Roe bodywork new in 1964. Following on behind is another Atlantean No 342, 6342KH.
Photo taken August 1970, Bus Station/Collier Street
32. CRH174C
Kingston upon Hull 74, CRH174C, a 1965 Leyland Panther with 45 seat Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1975, Hull Bus Park
33. GAT180D
Photographed at the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicles Rally at the Museum in Lincoln in 2010 is former Hull Corporation No 180, GAT180D, a Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork. New in June 1966 (but not registered until August) she lasted in service only until 1981.
Photo taken November 2010, Lincoln
34. GAT180D
Hull bought a dozen Leyland Panthers over a two year period. 180, GAT180D, dates from 1966 and carries a Roe body. They were regularly used on the North Sea ferry service hence the flags above the destination box
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
35. JRH417E
Hull 217, JRH417E, a 1967 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Roe body with Hull's trademark flat windscreen. The streamline livery does not sit very easily on the square lines of the bus.
Photo taken 2001, Sheffield
36. PRH246G
Hull 246, PRH246G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PR1A/1 with Roe body and Hull's trademark angled one piece windscreen shows off the post streamline era livery.
Photo taken 1991, Lombard Street Depot, Hull
37. PRH246G
This Hull Atlantean was painted in this all over advert livery to promote a chain of DIY shops in the late seventies. 246, PRH246G, a Roe bodied PDR1A/1 is seen amid snowy conditions well away from its home town at the opening of the International DIY Store in Bramley Leeds in 1981.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1981, Bramley
38. PRH248G
Kingston-upon-Hull 248, PRH248G, was a Roe H44/31F bodied Leyland PDR1A/1 Atlantean seen in Lombard Street, Hull at its junction with Ferensway.
Photo taken Sunday 27 July 1969, Lombard Street/Ferensway
39. PRH255G
Kingston Upon Hull Leyland Atlantean with Roe bodywork wearing Citilink livery. Originally 255, PRH255G, it carries the unusual flat windscreen specifed by Hull.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, Meadowhall, Sheffield Bus Rally
40. PRH255G
Kingston Upon Hull Leyland Atlantean 255, PRH255G, with Roe bodywork, now wearing blue and white livery was a visiting vehicle to the recent LVVS event.
Photo taken Sunday 6 November 2016, Lindum Industrial Estate, Lincoln
41. TKH267H
Hull 267, TKH267H, a 1969 dual door Leyland Atlantean with Roe bodywork is passed by 376, 3376RH, a 1963 Leyland Atlantean also with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1969, Collier Street, Hull
42. TKH270H
Hull joined the trend to dual door buses in 1969. Seen here is 270, TKH270H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe body seating 71.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
43. WRH284J
Former Hull Atlantean 284, WRH284J, a 1970 Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 is seen wearing the Stagecoach logo of its final owner.
Photo taken October 1995, Piece Hall, Halifax
44. WRH294J
Hull bought a number of dual door buses in the early seventies. 294, WRH294J, is a 1970 Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe bodywork. It is seen after conversion to open top working for Mac Tours in Edinburgh.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 2001, Waverley Bridge, Edinburgh
45. WRH285J
Hull bought Roe bodied Atlanteans for over nearly 20 years. Seen here is the former 285, WRH285J, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean with dual door Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1993, Lombard Street, Hull