SCT '61 Photo Index
Ipswich Corporation
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1. PV4061
Pre-delivery rear view photo of 1937 Ipswich trolleybus 68, PV4061, a Ransomes with Massey body.
Photo taken 1937, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
2. PV4061
Pre-delivery photo of Ipswich trolleybus 68, PV4061, a Ransomes with Massey H24/24R body new in 1937, one of 18 similar vehicles bought that and the following year.
Photo taken 1937, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
3. PV4542
A great delivery photo of 10 Ipswich trolleybuses with 76, PV4542, a 1937 Ransomes with Massey H24/24R body in the lead.
Photo taken 1937, Wright Road, alongside the Ipswich Priory Heath trolleybus depot
4. PV4790
Colchester's only trolleybus was only used by ladies: as a mobile toilet it was towed to serve major outdoor events in the borough. The green and white livery more or less perpetuated that of its previous owner Ipswich Corporation, number 82, PV4790, a locally built Ransomes with Massey body seating 48. Capacity in its latter role would have been significantly less!
Photo taken late December 1965, Middle Mill Council Yard, Colchester
5. PV6426
Pre-delivery photo of Ipswich trolleybus 86, PV6426, a Ransomes with Massey H24/24R body, new in 1940 (the last Ransomes trolleybus built for the UK)
Photo taken 1940, near or outside Massey's works in Pemberton, Wigan
6. PV6895
Ipswich 95, PV6895, a Karrier W with Park Royal utility H56R body, new in 1945. It lasted until 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
7. PV6953
Ipswich 100, PV6953, a Karrier W with Park Royal utility H56R body, new in 1945. It lasted until 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
8. PV8269
Ipswich 104, PV8269, a Karrier F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1948. It lasted until 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
9. PV8270
Karrier W trolleybus with Park Royal body, Ipswich 105, PV8270, was delivered early in 1948. Painstaking restoration has recently been completed at Ipswich Transport Museum, including wartime pattern wooden slatted seats!
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013
10. PV8866
Ipswich 109, PV8866, a Karrier F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1949. It lasted until 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
11. ADX1
Ipswich 1, ADX1, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1950, the first numerically of Ipswich's first batch of buses.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Crown St. / Electric House, Ipswich
12. ADX1
A pair of Ipswich Park Royal bodied AEC Regent llls: No1 dates from 1950, the Corporation's first motorbus (in a batch of six) and 24 from 1956 ( one of a batch of four).
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013
13. ADX187
Ipswich 117, ADX187, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1950
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
14. ADX189
Walsall 351, ADX189, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R new to Ipswich in 1950, with fleet number 119 and sold to Walsall in 1962 just before the Ipswich system closed.
Photo taken April 1966, Walsall Bus Station
15. ADX193
Walsall 344, ADX193, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R new to Ipswich in 1950, with fleet number 123 and sold to Walsall in 1962 just before the Ipswich system closed.
Photo taken April 1966, Walsall Bus Station
16. ADX194
Ipswich 124, ADX194, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1950. Withdrawn in 1962, it was sold to Walsall for further service.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
17. ADX196
Preserved Ipswich 126, ADX196, one of a batch of 12 Sunbeam F4 vehicles with Park Royal H56R bodywork which entered service in 1950. It ran in Ipswich until 1962 when it was sold with some other members of the batch to Walsall Corporation Transport, where it continued to operate until 1970.
Photo taken October 2007, Ipswich Transport Museum
18. ADX196
Walsall 347, ADX196 (formerly Ipswich 126) a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R body, built in 1950.
Photo taken 1967, Walsall centre
19. BPV10
View of the drivers cab of Ipswich Regal 10, BPV10.
Photo taken c.1953, Ipswich
20. BPV10
Detailed shot of the rear entrance of Ipswich Regal 10, BPV10.
Photo taken c.1953, Ipswich
21. BPV10
Ipswich 10, BPV10, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B42D body, new in 1953.
Photo taken c.1953, Ipswich, opposite the front of Constantine Road Bus Depot
22. BPV10
Interior shot of Ipswich Regal 10, BPV10.
Photo taken c.1953, Ipswich
23. BPV11
Ipswich 11, BPV11, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B42D body, new in 1953. It was reseated to B40D in 1971 and withdrawn two years later.
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Ipswich, emerging from under the archway in Lloyds Avenue and crossing the Cornhill
24. BPV12
Rear view of Ipswich Coach Company BPV12, AEC Regal / Park Royal, ex-Ipswich Corporation.
Photo taken May 1974, Ipswich
25. BPV12
Ipswich Coach Company BPV12, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B40D body, ex-Ipswich Corporation, new in 1953 as a 42 seater, re-seated to B40D in 1971 and withdrawn by them in 1973.
Photo taken May 1974, Ipswich
26. BPV8
Ipswich Corporation 8, BPV8, AEC Regal IV / Park Royal B42D, new in 1953.
Photo taken 1972, Ipswich
27. BPV9
Ipswich Corporation 9, BPV9, an AEC Regal IV with Park Royal B42D body, new in 1953, passing 1959 AEC Regent V 33, HPV33.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Cornhill, Ipswich
28. CDX514
Ipswich Corporation 14, CDX514, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal body, new in 1954.
Photo taken February 1972, Crown Street, Ipswich
29. CDX514
Ipswich 14, CDX514, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Electric House, Ipswich
30. CDX515
Ipswich Corporation 15, CDX515, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Ipswich
31. CDX516
Preserved former Ipswich 16, CDX516, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in April 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2004, Cobham
32. CDX516
Preserved former Ipswich 16, CDX516, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H30/26R body, new in April 1954. It was withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
33. EPV22
Ipswich 22, EPV22, an AEC Regent III with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Lloyds Avenue, Ipswich
34. EPV24
EPV24, an AEC Regent III with Park Royal H33/28R body new in 1956 to Ipswich as their no. 24
Photo taken Sunday 29 July 2012, Worthing Bus Rally
35. EPV24
Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Crown St / Electric House, Ipswich
36. EPV24
Rear view of Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Crown St / Electric House, Ipswich
37. EPV24
Preserved ex-Ipswich AEC Regent III 24, EPV24, with a Park Royal H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2010, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
38. GPV29
Ipswich Corporation 29, GPV29, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/28R body, new in 1958. It lasted in the fleet until 1976.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Electric House, Ipswich
39. GPV30
Ipswich Corporation 30, GPV30, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/28R body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Crown St / Electric House, Ipswich
40. PPV49
Ipswich Corporation 49, PPV49, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 27 September 1964, Crown St / Electric House, Ipswich
41. PPV55
Ipswich Corporation 55, PPV55, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H37/28R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1964, Electric House, Ipswich
42. ADX63B
Ipswich Corporation 63, ADX63B, one of two AEC Regent V with Massey H37/28R bodies delivered in 1964.
Photo taken late 1970s, Ipswich, Tower Ramparts Bus Station (formerly known as Electric House)
43. ADX63B
Preserved ex-Ipswich Corporation 63, ADX63B, one of two AEC Regent V with Massey H37/28R bodies delivered in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 10 July 2005, East Anglia Transport Museum at Carlton Colville
44. ADX64B
Ipswich Corporation 64, ADX64B, was one of two AEC Regent V with Massey H37/28R bodies delivered in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Ipswich, leaving Tavern Street
45. LDX73G
Ex-Ipswich via Eastbourne Atlantean/ECW LDX73G appears to have been converted to a film/TV catering bus, from the display in the blind box now owned by FTV of New Malden.
Photo taken mid 1993, Central London
46. LDX74G
Ex Ipswich ECW bodied Atlantean LDX74G parked at Scratchwood Services on the M1 in the early 1990s.
Photo taken early 1990s, M1 Scratchwood Services
47. LDX74G
Ipswich Corporation 74, LDX74G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with ECW H43/31F body, new in October 1968, withdrawn 1980.
Photo taken February 1972, Ipswich Electric House (later to become Tower Ramparts Bus Station)
48. LDX76G
LDX76G is an ex Ipswich Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 delivered in Nov 1968 as No 76. The ECW body was originally H43/31F. This vehicle was later sold to Eastbourne and converted to open top.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 2011, Marine Parade, Worthing
49. TRY121H
Borough of Ipswich 121, TRY121H, a Bristol RELL6L built in 1969 with ECW B47D bodywork.
Photo taken October 1982, Ipswich
50. JRT82K
With Ipswich Transport Museum since 1989, JRT82K is an AEC Swift with Willowbrook dual door body, one of six delivered to the Corporation in 1971. It was in service at the Museum's Winter Warmer event - no Real Ale that day though!
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 2013
51. JRT78K
Ipswich Corporation 78, JRT78K, AEC Swift / Willowbrook B40D. New 1972, withdrawn 1983.
Photo taken July 1972, Ipswich
52. B115LDX
Ipswich 243 B115LDX is a little modern for SCT61, but probably worth including as perhaps one of the last Bristols to be built. Officially a Leyland B21, these were in fact updated Bristol REs and the Ipswich examples were badged as Bristols. The only British operator to have them other than Ipswich was Ulsterbus, and some of theirs later came to Ipswich. This is thought to be the only survivor and this was it first rally appearance, albeit still awaiting external restoration. It is seen here at Weeley village on a trip on route 119.
Photo taken Sunday 2 June 2013, Weeley Village