SCT '61 Photo Index
Ideal (Taylor & Wray)
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1. HRB912
Wray (Ideal), Hoyle Mill acquired HRB912 from Chesterfield Corporation 102 in May 1957 and withdrew it two years later. The Guy Arab II/Roe L27/26R was seen leaving Barnsley Bus Station on May 9th 1959 shortly before withdrawal.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
2. KHE526
Wray (Ideal), Hoyle Mill rebuilt Leyland PS1 AHE987, Wilks & Meade C33F, as a double decker with a Roe L27/28R body in May 1956 and re-registered it as KHE526.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 October 1964, Barnsley Bus Station
3. OWB995
Taylor (Ideal), Cudworth bought OWB995 in 1952. This Crossley SD42/9 was fitted with a Burlingham FC37F body and ran until September 1963. It was caught entering Barnsley Bus Station on May 9th 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
4. HJN841
Ex-Southend Leyland PD2/Weymann 281, HJN841, with Ideal of Hoyle Mill, leaving Pontefract Bus Station for Barnsley. It was operated by Wray from 1966 to 1972.
Photo taken Pontefract Bus Station
5. HJN841
Former Southend PD2 281, HJN841
Photo taken H. Wray's Depot at Lord Street, Hoyle Mill, near Barnsley
6. MWY603
Taylor, Cudworth was one of two operators which used the fleetname "Ideal Service" for a joint route from Barnsley to Upton. MWY603 carried fleet number 9 and was a Leyland PSU1/13 with Roe B44F body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
7. RWY825
West Yorkshire DX47, RWY825, a 1956 Bristol LD6B is seen in Pontefract working for Ideal of Hoyle Mill.
Photo taken 1969, Pontefract Bus Station