SCT '61 Photo Index
Hanson
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1. CCX880
Carmichael, Glenboig (t/a Highland) 19, CCX880, was an Albion CX13 with a Pickering B35F body which had been new as B34F as Hanson, Huddersfield 186 in November 1945, passing to Carmichael in 1949.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
2. GWU624
Hanson 305, GWU624, was a Maudslay Marathon II new to Bottomley, Huddersfield in 1946 with a Barnaby C33F body. It was rebodied in 1951 with a 1949 Duple B35F body removed from Hanson 284 (AVH903) and is seen in this condition at the Upperhead Row Bus Station in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1957, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
3. EVH84
Hanson 290, EVH84, an AEC Regal III with Duple B35F body, only a year or two old when this photo was taken.
Photo taken Monday 7 May 1951, Huddersfield
4. NCX367
Hanson 358, NCX367, was an AEC Regal III of 1949 (originally with a Duple body). In 1960 is was rebuilt by Hanson and given a new FB39F body by Roe.
Photo taken 1967, Lindley Moor, Huddersfield
5. XVH133
Hanson's, Huddersfield 375, XVH133, an AEC Regent III 9612E with Roe H37/28F body. The chassis had been new in 1949 with a Roe H31/25R body and had been 287, ECX416, but it had been refurbished and rebodied as shown in 1963.
Photo taken 1969, Manchester Road, Huddersfield
6. TVH497
AEC/Hanson Regent/Regal III rebuild 361, TVH497, with Roe H37/28F body dating from 1961.
Photo taken c.1973, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
7. VVH349
Hanson 369, VVH349 in Blackpool, summer 1964, an AEC Regent II with Roe body. This bus started life as a double decker - met a low level bridge (ouch), lost its roof and was rebuilt as a single decker.
Photo taken 1964, Blackpool
8. VVH349
A second view of Hanson 369, VVH349 in Blackpool, an AEC Regent II later rebuilt as a single decker after an accident.
Photo taken 1964, Blackpool
9. XVH134
Hanson's Buses of Huddersfield XVH134, originally an AEC Regal III 9621E with handsome Duple D-type B35F body, numbered 292 and new in 1950, it was rebuilt, lengthened and rebodied by Roe as FB39F in 1963, and renumbered 376. It passed to Huddersfield Corporation on 1st October 1969 when they took over Hanson's stage services, retaining the same number and livery.
Photo taken August 1969, John William Street/Northumberland Street, Huddersfield
10. FVH359
Hanson 303, FVH359, one of three Roe B41F bodied AEC Regal IVs, new in 1951, seen leaving Huddersfield’s Upperhead Row Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1964, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
11. HCX213
Hanson, Huddersfield 331, HCX213, was a Bedford SB new in November 1953 with a Plaxton Venturer II C35F body.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
12. HCX214
With Wembley Stadium in the background Hanson, Huddersfield 332, HCX214, was an AEC 9822E Regal IV with a Plaxton Venturer II C41C body new in November 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
13. HVH211
Hanson's of Huddersfield 335, HVH211, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe DP41F body, new in 1954.
Photo taken July 1969, Dog Kennel Bank, approaching Lowerhouses, Huddersfield
14. HVH211
Hanson 335, HVH211, an AEC Reliance new in 1954 with Roe B41F bodywork seen in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Friday 27 June 1958, Huddersfield
15. KVH344
Hanson, Huddesfield 346, KVH344, was an AEC MU3RV Reliance with a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body new in December 1955 and is seen at Wembley.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
16. KVH345
Seen at Wembley Stadium is Hanson, Huddersfield 345, KVH345, an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body new in December 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Wembley Stadium
17. KVH353
Bottomley, Huddersfield KVH353 was an AEC MU3RV Reliance with a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body new in December 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
18. KVH889
Hanson 347, KVH889, an AEC/Hanson Regent which was rebuilt from 20 (VH9101) and 284 (AVH903), rebodied with a Roe H37/28R body and reregistered in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1957, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
19. MCX386
Hanson, Huddersfield 348, MCX386, was a Bedford SBG with a Plaxton Consort C41F body new in April 1957 and is seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
20. NVH399
Hanson 350, NVH399, seen at Huddersfield’s Upperhead Row Bus Station was a Roe H37/28R bodied Hanson rebuild based on the chassis of AEC Regal III 322 (DVH311) new in 1948. The rebuild took place in 1958 and was the third of seven such rebuilds between 1956 and 1963.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1964, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
21. NVH604
Hanson, Huddersfield 352, NVH604, seen at Wembley Stadium was a Bedford SB3 with a Plaxton Consort II C41F body new in June 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
22. OVH978
Hanson, Huddersfield 353, OVH978, an April 1959 Ford 570E with a Plaxton Consort IV C41F body has just arrived at the Coliseum Bus Station in Blackpool.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
23. PCX130
Bottomley, Huddersfield PCX130 was a Ford Thames 570E with a Plaxton Consort IV C41F body new in 1959 and is seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
24. NCX367
Hanson 358, NCX367, was a Hanson rebuild of an AEC Regal III (ECX741, number 282, which had a Duple B35F body when new in 1949) and was fitted with a Roe FB39F body. It is seen here in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Friday 16 April 1965, Byram Street, Huddersfield
25. NCX481
Hanson, Huddersfield 359, NCX481, an AEC/Hanson rebuild with Roe FB39F body.
Photo taken 1967, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
26. TVH244
Hanson, Huddersfield 366, TVH244, was a Ford Thames 570E with a Plaxton Embassy C41F body new in 1961 and is posed with Wembley Stadium in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
27. TVH497
Seen at Shildon on 31st August 1975 for the Railway Cavalcade were these two AECs, confusing though as the Regent is the single-decker and the Regal is the double-decker. South Wales 38, 282DWN, is one of the ultra-low single-deckers required by South Wales for some Llanelli dock services. In front is Hanson Regal rebuild 361, TVH497, which had served with Thorne's of Bubwith before being bought for preservation, which sadly proved short-lived.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 1975, Railway Cavalcade, Shildon
28. TVH650
Bottomley, Huddersfield TVH650 was a Ford Thames 570E with a Plaxton Embassy C41F body new in April 1961 and is seen here at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
29. VVH189
Hanson, Huddersfield 371, VVH189, was a Ford Thames 570E with Plaxton Embassy C41F body new in April 1962 and is seen at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
30. VVH191
Hanson, Huddersfield 372, VVH191, a Ford Thames 570E with a Plaxton Embassy C41F body new in April 1962 is seen here at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1962, Wembley Stadium
31. VVH349
Two Huddersfield Corporation vehicles acquired with their takeover of Hanson's stage services in 1969, 69, VVH349 and 82, BCX485B.
Photo taken Manchester Street Bus Park, Huddersfield
32. VVH350
Hanson rebuild 370, VVH350 with 1962 Roe H37/28F body. This bus had started life as Duple bodied Regal III coach 294, EVH 807 in 1950.The front end was modernised by Plaxton in 1953/4, then the chassis was rebuilt by Hanson in 1962 and bodied as a double decker by Roe.
Photo taken Summer 1968, Meltham Bus Station, Kirklees
33. VVH350
Hanson 370, VVH350 was new in 1950 as a Duple FC33F bodied Regal III 294, EVH807. It was renumbered 325 in 1954 when Plaxton rebuilt and modernised the front end. The chassis was rebuilt in 1962 and it re-entered service as 370 with Roe H37/28F body.
Photo taken Winter 1968/69, Slades Lane, Helme
34. XVH133
AEC/Hanson Regal/Regent III rebuild 375, XVH133 with Roe H37/28F body, another view of miscreant 375 embedded in the boot of an Austin A60 Cambridge.
Photo taken 1968, A62 Manchester Rd, Thornton Lodge, Huddersfield
35. XVH133
Onlookers inspect Hanson 375's attempts to redesign an Austin A60.
Photo taken 1968, A62 Manchester Rd, Thornton Lodge, Huddersfield.
36. XVH133
Oh dear! Hanson 375, XVH133 a AEC/Hanson Regal/Regent rebuild of 1963 with Roe H37/28F body.
Photo taken 1968, A62 Manchester Road, Thornton Lodge, Huddersfield
37. BCX485B
Hanson 382, BCX485B, was a Hanson rebuild of an earlier AEC Reliance (JCX753, number 336, which had a Plaxton C41C body when new in 1954), fitted with a Roe B41F body and is seen here in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Friday 16 April 1965, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
38. BCX485B
Two Huddersfield Corporation vehicles acquired with their takeover of Hanson's stage services in 1969, 69, VVH349 and 82, BCX485B.
Photo taken Manchester Street Bus Park, Huddersfield
39. BCX491B
Hanson's, Huddersfield 388, BCX491B, a Ford Thames 570E with Duple (Northern) Firefly C37F body, new in 1964, and withdrawn in 1970.
Photo taken May 1966
40. ECX111C
Rear view of Hanson's of Huddersfield 393, ECX111C, a Ford Thames 570E with Plaxton Panorama C37F body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Upperhead Row bus station, Huddersfield
41. ECX111C
Hanson's of Huddersfield 393, ECX111C, a Ford Thames 570E with Plaxton Panorama C37F body, new in 1965.
42. ECX887C
Hanson, Huddersfield 390, ECX887C, an AEC/Hanson Reliance rebuild with Roe B41F body. Originally KVH363, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body, new to the Hanson subsidiary Bottomley's Tours in 1956, it was absorbed into the main fleet in 1962. In 1965 the body was scrapped, the chassis rebuilt by Hanson's and the new Roe bus body fitted, then becoming 390. Passing to Huddersfield Corporation as 90 in 1969 on takeover of Hanson's stage services, it survived into WYPTE ownership as 4090.
Photo taken March 1966
43. LCX34E
Hanson, Huddersfield 405, LCX34E, an AEC Reliance 6MU3R with Willowbrook B53F body, new in 1967. It passed to Huddersfield Corporation as their number 1 on takeover of Hanson's stage services in 1969, and into WYPTE ownership as 4001 in 1974. Withdrawn by 1980 it passed via Central Motor Auctions to T. Wigley, breaker, Carlton, in the April of that year.
Photo taken June 1968, Upperhead Row Bus Station, Huddersfield
44. NVH467M
Ford Transit Deansgate NVH467M was one of a pair delivered new to Hansons of Huddersfield and passing to the West Yorkshire PTE with that business.
Photo taken Saturday 27 December 1975, Commercial Street, Bradford