SCT '61 Photo Index
Skill, Nottingham
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1. LTO10
United Services (Bingley's) LTO10 was another fine example of the coach-style embellishments fitted to some of Duple's low-bridge double-deckers dating from the late 1940s. This Daimler CVD6 was originally delivered to Skills of Nottingham in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 6 May 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
2. MTO32
Seen at Victoria Coach Station is Skill, Nottingham MTO32 which was a Leyland PS2/3 rebodied in 1959 with a Plaxton Consort IV FC37F body.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
3. OTV583
Skill, Nottingham 83, OTV583, an A.E.C. 9822S Regal IV with a Willowbrook C43F body seen at Victoria Coach Station, no doubt on hire to United Counties.
Photo taken Saturday 17 June 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
4. FRC951
One of the last bodies to be built by Leyland was fitted to FRC951, a Leyland PD2/12 with H32/26RD body which was new as Trent 1251 in 1954. It passed to Skill, Nottingham, who numbered it 60, in May 1967 and is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1968, Skill's Garage, St. Peter's Street, Nottingham
5. 570CTO
OK Motor Services 570CTO, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Metro Cammell H40/32F body, new to Skill's of Nottingham in 1959 as their number 70.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1971, Bishop Auckland Market Place
6. 570CTO
570CTO, a Leyland PD3/1 with a Metro Cammell H40/32F body, was number 70 in the fleet of Skill, Nottingham at whose garage it is seen during an Omnibus Touring Circle visit.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1968, Garage, St Peter's Street, Nottingham
7. 780DAU
Barratt, builder, 780DAU, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 from 1959 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Marton building site, Middlesbrough
8. 780DAU
Skill, Nottingham 80, 780DAU, seen on an Omnibus Touring Circle visit to their garage, was a Leyland PD3/1 with a Metro Cammell H40/32F body.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1968, Garage, St Peter's Street, Nottingham
9. MAU566F
Seen on an Omnibus Touring Circle visit to Skill's garage in Nottingham is MAU566F, a Leyland PSU3/3RT Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama I C49F body.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1968, Garage, St Peter's Street, Nottingham
10. RTV667G
Skill's Scenicruisers, Nottingham, 67 RTV667G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/2R built in 1969 with Plaxton Panorama Elite C51F bodywork. An uncommon choice for a coach operator, this had an unladen weight of 8tons 16cwt 1quarter.
Photo taken July 1974, Redcar Racecourse