SCT '61 Photo Index
Leeds City Transport
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1.
Leeds tramways were as well known for their collection of works cars as they were for their service fleet. Works tram 2 an overhead line car is seen in the depot at Crich.
Photo taken Sunday 24 May 2009, Crich Tramway Museum
2.
Leeds 259, a 1901 Dick Kerr car delivered as an open top car is seen in the 1920s working the Morley route. The top cover was added in 1905. It was withdrawn and scrapped in 1929
Photo taken 1920s, Morley
3.
Track repairs in progress with works car 8A in attendance and Horsfield 207 in the background seen in Chapeltown Road at Francis Street. This works car started life in March 1901 as number 198, a double-deck open top passenger car seating 34/22 with an E.R & T.W. Ltd., Preston body on a Brill 21E truck. A top cover was fitted in March 1908 and it was withdrawn from passenger service in 1922. It served as a double-deck stores car from 1922 to 1927 and was then converted to single deck layout and became number 5 in the stores car fleet in June 1927. It was renumbered 8A in May 1951, was fitted with vestibles in January 1954, painted red and continued as a stores car until withdrawal on 30th November 1959.
Photo taken Wednesday 25 August 1954, Chapeltown Road, Leeds
4.
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 It had been Hull 132, new in July 1910, had been rebuilt in 1931 and had been withdrawn in February 1942.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
5.
At Roundhay Park, in Leeds, there was a siding to allow through trams from Moortown to pass trams which had turned at Roundhay. Horsfield 235 in the early red and ivory livery with the bands lined out waits in the siding for a through tram from Moortown to Briggate to load.
Photo taken Sunday 20 May 1951, Roundhay Park, Leeds
6.
Leeds works car 6 leaving the Sovereign Street permanent way yard. It was used as a stores car from 1949 until 1954 and then as a rail grinder and was one of four rail grinders in use during the 1950s. This was ex Hull 96, acquired in July 1945 and used initially as a snow plough. It is now restored at Heaton Park museum in Manchester.
Photo taken Wednesday 26 August 1953, Sovereign Street
7.
Leeds Chamberlain trams 74 and 84 in the Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard partly stripped ready for burning. 74 had been the last Chamberlain to operate on Tong Road during the evening peak service on 19th July 1956. 74 was built by Brush whilst 84 was one of those built by English Electric.
Photo taken Friday 2 November 1956, Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard, Leeds
8.
Leeds 345 and alongside 399 - 345 was built in 1922 and saved from the scrapyard in 1958.
Photo taken February 2007, Crich Tramway Museum
9.
Leeds 359 was new in July 1922 and was a top covered open balcony tram built at Kirkstall Road works, by the transport department, seating 36/22 in the body mounted on a Hurst Nelson 21E truck which was replaced by a Peckham P.22 Pendulum truck c1925. The balconies were enclosed in June 1936 and it was last repainted in June 1946, being withdrawn from service on 24th April 1951. It was converted to a decorated car for the Festival of Britain with a revolving globe of the world mounted at one end.
Photo taken Friday 18 March 1955, Whingate, Leeds
10.
"Beeston airbrake" 402 is seen at the Beeston terminus in Leeds about to return to Corn Exchange. This was the last of twenty-five cars built by the transport department between 1923 and 1926 on Peckham P22 trucks, entering service on 17th June. The totally enclosed bodies seated 46/24 with longitudinal seats in the lower saloon.
Photo taken Saturday 1 September 1951, Beeston Terminus, Town Street
11.
Leeds 375, one of a batch of twenty-five cars, seating 46/24, built by Leeds between 1925 and 1928 on Peckham P22 trucks and known, unofficially, as "Beeston Air-Brakes" because of the equipment fitted for them to operate this route with its steep gradients.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 April 1952, Beeston terminus, Town Street
12.
Seen outside the Canal Gardens at Roundhay Park ready to return to Kirkstall Abbey via the city centre is Leeds Horsfield 191 still in the pre-1948 blue and cream livery. Just visible on the extreme left are the points of the crossover for the return.
Photo taken Sunday 20 May 1951, Roundhay Park terminus
13.
Seen at the Halton terminus, about to return to New Inn, Wortley is the only one of this batch, 408, to be painted in the red livery. Originally on an E.M.B. Pivotal truck it was one of those fitted later with a Peckham P35 truck and it seated 46/24 in its Leeds built body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1953, Templenewsam Road Terminus, Halton
14.
What appears, at first sight, to be Leeds Chamberlain 102 started out as 112, the two having exchanged fleet numbers on 19th November 1955, and the original 102 burnt at Lowfields Road yard on 2nd January 1956, the day before this photograph.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 January 1956, Thwaite Gate, Leeds
15.
The tram route from Briggate to Lawnswood was abandoned on Saturday 3rd March 1956 and during the preceding weeks the normal surface in City Square was replaced by temporary setts so that track removal could be achieved more quickly after the closure. This scene, a week before the closure, shows Leeds Horsfield 219 approaching the City Square stop in Park Row, having come from Lawnswood on its way to Moortown via Harehills and Roundhay.
Photo taken Sunday 26 February 1956, City Square, Leeds
16.
The final day of the Lawnswood tram service in Leeds sees Horsfield 162 at the terminus in Otley Road at 4.15 p.m.
Photo taken Saturday 3 March 1956, Otley Road, Leeds
17.
Two Leeds Chamberlain trams, with Brush bodied 60 on the terminal spur at 5.15 p.m. and a second one waiting in the background, at the Otley Road, Lawnswood terminus on the last day of the tram service.
Photo taken Saturday 3 March 1956, Otley Road, Leeds
18.
Leeds 99, one of the 185 Chamberlain cars (411-445, 1-150) built between 1926 and 1928. A snowy day at Bramley Town End early in 1951 with the tram reversing after a short working journey.
Photo taken early 1951, Bramley Town End
19.
Leeds City Transport 399, a 1926 tramcar popularly known as a "Beeston Air Brake", one of Leeds first totally enclosed trams. Now preserved at Crich in running order.
Photo taken c. 1997, Crich Tramway Museum
20.
Leeds 399 which entered service in 1926 was withdrawn from passenger service on 8th June 1951. It was used as a shunter at Kirkstall Road works and later Swinegate depot, as seen here, from September 1951 until August 1959 when it was moved to Crich having been donated to The Leeds Transport Historical Society.
Photo taken Monday 23 March 1959, Swinegate Depot
21.
Leeds first totally enclosed trams entered service in the mid nineteen twenties. Amongst them was a small batch fitted with air brakes for use on steep hills. These were known to enthusiasts as "Beeston Air Brakes" although they did appear on other steeply graded routes. 399 dates from 1926. Now fully restored to the original chocolate and yellow livery it is seen passing the depot at Crich Tramway Museum
Photo taken Sunday 24 May 2009, Crich Tramway Museum
22.
Still in the pre-1948 blue and cream livery and appearing to be almost derelict at Roundhay Park is Leeds Chamberlain tram 98 which had an English Electric 46/26 body on an E.M.B. Pivotal truck.. New in September 1926 it was withdrawn on 3rd October 1953 after the closure of the route to Half Mile Lane and was burned at Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard on the 5th November.
Photo taken Sunday 31 May 1953, Roundhay Park, Leeds
23.
With the three track layout visible at the Roundhay Park terminus is Chamberlain tram 105, one of the Pivotal trams which was later remounted on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck to improve the riding quality. It was new in October 1926 and had an English Electric 46/26 body.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1954, Roundhay Park terminus
24.
Seen at the Gipton terminus is Chamberlain tram 8 new in September 1926 with a Brush 46/26 body on an E.M.B. Pivotal truck whch had been replaced by a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck in April 1949. The track approaching the terminus was in a cutting known locally as "Gipton Gulch". 8 was last used in service in June 1955 and was burned at Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard on 13th July 1955.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, Gipton
25.
Leeds bought 150 Chamberlain trams between July 1926 and May 1927 in addition to the ones which they constructed in their own works. Brush provided the bodies for 1-75 and English Electric those for 76-150 with all seating 46/26 on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks. Seen here at Lawnswood is number 60 which was fitted with a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck replacing the Pivotal one in August 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 23 July 1955, Lawnswood, Leeds
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Leeds Chamberlain 76 seen at the Whingate terminus loading point was the first of seventy-five with English Electric 46/26 bodies on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks and was new in July 1926.
Photo taken Friday 13 July 1956, Whingate, Leeds
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One morning journey, at 8.40 a.m., ran from Whingate to Temple Newsam (22) rather than to the usual Crossgates (18), and Leeds 134, one of the 150 Chamberlain cars built in 1926-1927, this one having an English Electric 46/26 body on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks, and entering service on 26th April 1927, is seen on the reversing stub at the Whingate terminus in Hill Top Road.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 January 1956, Hill Top Road, Whingate, Leeds
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The somewhat bleak setting of the Temple Newsam terminus of route 22, in Templenewsam Road, sees Leeds 134, one of the 150 Chamberlain cars built in 1926-1927 by Brush (1-75) and English Electric (76-150), this one having an English Electric 46/26 body on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks, and entering service on 26th April 1927, after having arrived from Whingate on the one morning journey which operated from there.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 January 1956, Templenewsam Road, Leeds
29.
This E.M.B. Pivotal trucked tram was number 29 in the Leeds fleet and is seen at the Compton Road terminus. New in June 1927 with a Brush 46/26 body it was withdrawn at the beginning of April 1954 and burned in Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard on 23rd April.
Photo taken Friday 28 August 1953, Compton Road, Harehills
30.
About to return to Halton on route 20 is Chamberlain 116 seen at the New Inn, Wortley terminus of route 16. This was one of seventy-five Chamberlains with English Electric 46/26 bodies and was new on 12th February 1927. The original E.M.B. Pivotal trucks were replaced by a Peckham P35 one in January 1946.
Photo taken Monday 16 April 1956, New Inn, Wortley
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Leeds 133, a Chamberlain still on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks and with an English Electric 46/26 body is seen on the Lowfields Road siding which was installed in 1925 to house the football special trams to Elland Road.
Photo taken Saturday 31 January 1953, Lowfields Road, Leeds
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Leeds 139, one of the 75 English Electric built Chamberlain ‘Pivotal’ cars seating 46/26, new in 1928, seen in Call Lane operating on the Crossgates to Whingate route. By this time the pivotal truck had been replaced by a Peckham P.35 one. These cars relied on hand brakes for normal service stops.
Photo taken Tuesday 25 October 1955, Call Lane, Leeds
33.
Leeds 509, one of the 90 Feltham trams acquired from London in 1950-1. This was taken at Harehills Road on an enthusiasts tour and 509 was the only one to operate in this particular variant of the red/cream livery.
Photo taken Sunday 3 June 1951, Harehills Road
34.
Leeds 286 was one of six 'Pilcher' trams acquired from Manchester in 1948, after a trial car was purchased in 1946. Built in Manchester Corporation's Car Works in 1930-2 they seated 40/22 and were mounted on Peckham P35 trucks.
Photo taken Wednesday 27 May 1953, Thwaite Gate, Hunslet Terminus
35.
Leeds tramcar 186
Photo taken March 1959, Street Lane, Moortown
36.
Leeds tram 301 (Ex-London no 1) with L.C.C. 38/28 body is seen at Harehills about to depart for Dewsbury Road. It was withdrawn four days later when the Dewsbury Road to Moortown route was converted to bus operation.
Photo taken Tuesday 24 September 1957, Easterly Road, Harehills
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Leeds tram 301 (Ex-London no 1) with L.C.C. 38/28 body is seen at Harehills on approach to the terminal stub. It was withdrawn four days later when the Dewsbury Road to Moortown route was converted to bus operation.
Photo taken Tuesday 24 September 1957, Easterly Road, Harehills
38.
Leeds City Transport Horsfield Tram 247, new in 1930
Photo taken February 1956, Otley Road, Lawnswood Terminus
39.
Leeds City Transport 517 (formerly 554 until Feb 1959) was ex-London 2138 (previously London United 369), a 'Feltham' tram built in 1930 by the Union Construction Company with EMB bogies. It entered service with Leeds in November 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 26 March 1961, off Garnet Road, Middleton
40.
The last day of operation of trams in Leeds was foggy and damp and ex-London Feltham 512 was caught at the Crossgates terminus. Later in the day it was to be the last Feltham to run in Leeds. Built in 1930 this had a UCC 42/28 body on EMB maximum traction bogies.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Crossgates, Leeds
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The last day of operation of trams in Leeds was foggy and damp and ex-London Feltham 512 was caught at the Crossgates terminus with passengers boarding for the journey to Corn Exchange. Built in 1930 this had a UCC 42/28 body on EMB maximum traction bogies.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Crossgates, Leeds
42.
Leeds 517 (former LPTB 2118) was one of three Felthams fitted with a pantograph in 1951. Following damage to overhead, the experiment was short-lived and they soon reverted to bow collectors.
Photo taken March/April 1951, Corn Exchange, Leeds
43.
Leeds 151 leads a line-up of snowbound "Horsfields". Although on the outward bound track, it's destination is set for a return to town and looks like it is about to use the Cross Flatts Park short-turn crossover.
Photo taken circa 1955, Cross Flatts Park, Dewsbury Road
44.
Ex-Southampton car 105, numbered 294 in Leeds, is seen in Briggate about to return over the crossover on its way to Moortown as a 2 Circular which will then continue back to the city centre via Street Lane, Roundhay and Harehills. The body, a Pullman Mark I, which seated 44/28 was built by Southampton Corporation and was mounted on a Peckham P35 truck, the tram entering service in January 1930 and being withdrawn in 1949. It arrived in Leeds on 17th June 1949 and entered service on 27th November. It was withdrawn on 18th September 1953 and was burned in Lowfields Road Permanent Way yard on 5th November.
Photo taken Sunday 20 May 1951, Briggate, Leeds
45.
At Bramley Town End almost ready to return to the Corn Exchange in Leeds is Horsfield 230 in the dark blue livery introduced in 1948. Bramley Garage which had been a tram depot until becoming a bus garage in January 1949 is off to the right of the picture. An overhead wire can be seen leading off to the right for the spur which remained within the roundabout, but which had previously led to/from the depot.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 1952, Bramley Town End
46.
Leeds bought seven trams from Manchester and 283 is seen at the Half Mile Lane terminus of route 14. New in 1930 as Manchester 266 this had a Manchester Corporation built 40/22 body on a Peckham P35 truck. and entered service in Leeds on 29th November 1948 being withdrawn on 28th August 1953 and scrapped at Lowfields Road yard.
Photo taken Wednesday 27 May 1953, Half Mile Lane Terminus, Stanningley
47.
Leeds Middleton bogie 258 in the pale blue and cream livery is seen at the Stanningley terminus at Cohen's works on a Light Railway Transport League Tour. The "19 Lower Wortley" destination was set specially for the photographers, that route having been converted to motor bus operation with the last tram operating on 23rd August 1946. Waiting to pass on the route from Pudsey is Leyland TD5 number 313 with a Roe H31/25R body, one of fifteen new in 1937, this one later becoming number 689 in the Barton fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 24 October 1948, Town Street, Stanningley
48.
Seen in Stanningley Road close to Pasture View are two Leeds rail grinders and a stores car which are performing track grinding on the disused track of the then recently closed Half Mile Lane route before it is lifted for further use elsewhere on the system. They are numbers 6, 3 and 1. Number 6 was ex-Hull 96 and in use as a stores car whilst 3 was a trailer grinder, built around 1945, with power supplied via number 6, and 1 was a purpose built rail grinder built in 1938-9.
Photo taken Friday 6 November 1953, Stanningley Road, Leeds
49.
Seen at the junction of Vicar Lane and Eastgate with the West Yorkshire bus station in the background is works car 6, a stores car/rail grinder, returning to Sovereign Street Permanent Way Yard. Acquired from Hull it is now preserved at the Heaton Park museum in Manchester.
Photo taken Thursday 3 June 1954, Vicar Lane, Leeds
50.
Leeds Chamberlain 99 with an English Electric 46/26 body on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck is seen at the Whingate terminus of the route from Crossgates. It was one of seventy five such trams which, when new, were mounted on E.M.B. Pivotal trucks and 99 was re-trucked in December 1947. After withdrawal in July 1956 it was burned at Lowfields Road Yard on 16th October.
Photo taken Sunday 7 February 1954, Whingate, Leeds
51.
Leeds 277, seen on the Stainbeck Lane spur at Chapeltown, had an English Electric 48/28 body on E.M.B. Heavyweight bogies and was one of three HR2s acquired from the London Transport Board in 1939. 277-279 had been new in August 1930 as London County Council 1881/3/6 respectively, entering service in Leeds in October 1939, December 1939 and July 1940 respectively. 277 was the first to be withdrawn in October 1956 with the others following in September 1957.
Photo taken Wednesday 25 August 1954, Stainbeck Lane, Chapeltown
52.
New in 1930 as London United 369, becoming London Passenger Transport Board 2138 in 1934 and Leeds 554 in November 1951 this Feltham with a Union Construction Company 42/28 body on E.M.B. Maximum Traction bogies is seen in City Square. The loading barriers for Whingate and New Inn, which had been on the other side of the tram, had been removed to enable the reconstruction of the roadways in City Square in preparation for the withdrawal of the tram services on July 20th and offside loading/unloading at the front was used for a few weeks with passengers being escorted across the inbound track by an L.C.T. Employee, seen here with his hands behind his back.
Photo taken Sunday 17 June 1956, City Square, Leeds
53.
Feltham 509 is seen in City Square during the last few weeks of the service to Whingate. The loading barriers have been removed to enable the reconstruction of the roadways in City Square in preparation for the withdrawal of the tram services on July 20th and a temporary refuge created between the two tracks for front end offside loading/unloading with passengers waiting on the central part of City Square until escorted to the tram by an L.C.T. Employee.
Photo taken Sunday 1 July 1956, City Square, Leeds
54.
One journey each morning on Mondays to Fridays ran from Whingate to Templenewsam instead of to Crossgates and remained on the Templenewsam service for a large part of the day. Feltham 511 is seen at the loading point at the Whingate terminus near to Heights Lane around 8.30 a.m. on the last day on which this journey operated.
Photo taken Friday 20 July 1956, Whingate terminus
55.
Two of the ninety Felthams acquired by Leeds are seen at the Crossgates terminus. 574 is just leaving the terminal stub for a journey to New Inn, Wortley whilst 511 is about to proceed on to the stub before returning to Whingate, the more normal destination served from the Crossgates terminus.
Photo taken Friday 20 July 1956, Crossgates terminal stub
56.
The last day of the service from Crossgates to Whingate with the crew posing in front of Feltham 569 on the terminal stub at Crossgates. They may possibly be the crew who would work the last journey to Whingate later in the day.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Crossgates terminal stub
57.
Seen on the stub at Whingate is Feltham 580 in the lined out livery. Although this arrived in Leeds on the 28th August 1951 it did not enter service until 18th Februuary 1955 having been painted in January 1952. It was fitted with Metrolpolitan Vickers OK9B controllers in May 1955 and withdrawn on 16th September 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Whingate terminal stub
58.
Feltham 585 in the final unlined livery is seen at the loading point at Whingate ready to return to Crossgates on the last day of the tram services along Tong Road. Although it had arrived in Leeds on the 18th September 1951 it did not enter service until 8th June 1956 fitted with a single piece windscreen and Metrolpolitan Vickers OK9B controllers. It was withdrawn on 27th February 1959 and burned at the Brown Lane, Holbeck yard of George Cohen & Son Ltd.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Whingate terminus
59.
Leeds 542 seen leaving the terminal stub at Whingate to return to Crossgates on the last day of the Whingate tram service. Later in the day 542 would operate the final journey along Tong Road. The replacement buses were extended to the Travellers Rest, just visible on the left at the top of the hill, where they reversed on to the forecourt in order to turn round.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Whingate terminal stub
60.
The last day of the New Inn route with Felthams 517 and 589 seen at the New Inn terminus. 517 had entered service on the 24th January 1951 whilst 589 did not enter service until the 28th March 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, New Inn, Wortley
61.
Leeds Feltham 589 seen at the New Inn, Wortley terminus on the last day of the tram route. A Bramley garage Leyland PD2/1 on the 49 Hyde Park to Old Farnley route is in the background.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, New Inn, Wortley
62.
Leeds Feltham 588 seen at the New Inn, Wortley terminus on the last day of the tram route, operating a short working to the Corn Exchange, after which it would continue out of service to turn on the Bus Station crossover to return to New Inn.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, New Inn, Wortley
63.
With the photographer standing inside the Bus Station, Leeds 509 is seen in New York Street on its way from Halton to New Inn, Wortley having just crossed the Duke Street junction.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, New York Street, Leeds
64.
Leeds 588 is seen in New York Street, having just come from New Inn on a short working to Corn Exchange and is using the Bus Station crossover in order to return to New Inn, Wortley on the final day of the tram services along Tong Road.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, New York Street, Leeds
65.
The final tram to Whingate has just arrived at the terminus. Leeds 542 had entered service in Leeds on June 21st 1951 and was withdrawn on November 7th 1959, the last day of tram operation in Leeds. It left Whingate at 11.51 p.m. driven by Mr. Gilbert Towers with Miss Alwyn Sutcliffe as the conductress.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Whingate, Leeds
66.
Having arrived at the crossover in Duncan Street, 542 is about to reverse direction and return to Swinegate depot having operated the final service journey in both directions along Tong Road and Wellington Street.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1956, Duncan Street
67.
Leeds Middleton Bogie 268 is seen in New York Street using the Bus Station crossover, ostensibly to return to Hyde Park showing "Hyde Park 27". This was on a service between the Bus Station and Belle Isle 27 which is showing an incorrect destination display.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1956, New York Street, Leeds
68.
Leeds 523, one of the 90 Felthams built in 1930/1 and acquired from London in 1951 is seen on "top parallel" approaching Middleton Park Road, having climbed up through Middleton Woods.
Photo taken Friday 20 March 1959, Middleton Woods
69.
Leeds Horsfield 153 was one of the four prototypes built at Kirkstall Road Works by the transport department. It was mounted on an E.M.B. Flexible axle truck and seated 37/23. The four of them, 151-154 were new in 1930 and 153 is seen here in New York Street heading for Halton as it passes the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 18 December 1955, New York Street, Leeds
70.
Mounted on an E.M.B. Flexible axle truck and seating 37/23, Leeds Horsfield 153 was the third of the four prototypes built at Kirkstall Road Works by the transport department in 1930. It is seen here, heading for New Inn, Wortley, at Wellington Bridge with bus 673 running from Lower Wortley to Harehills on route 42.
Photo taken Sunday 18 December 1955, Wellington Bridge
71.
Leeds Feltham 514 with a Union Construction Company 42/28 body on E.M.B. Maximum Traction bogies was seen in Temple Newsam Road on its journey back to Corn Exchange. The service number, in this case 22, was displayed only on outward or cross town journeys with the single blind destination displays.
Photo taken Sunday 16 August 1959, Temple Newsam Road, Leeds
72.
Although the Elland Road tram route, number 8, had been withdrawn on 25th June 1955 and replaced by buses, the tracks were kept open for access to the Permanent Way Yard in Lowfields Road which was also used for scrapping trams.
Photo taken Saturday 8 December 1956, Lowfields Road, Leeds
73.
Leeds 188, a Horsfield tram built by Brush on a Peckham P.35 truck and seating 37/23 is seen in Sovereign Street about to operate the last peak hour journey from there to Beeston, at 6.32 p.m., the day before the route closed.
Photo taken Friday 18 November 1955, Sovereign Street, Leeds
74.
On the last day of the tram service to Beeston, Leeds 213, a Horsfield tram built by Brush on a Peckham P.35 truck and seating 37/23 stands at the terminus, in Town Street, ready to return to Corn Exchange.
Photo taken Saturday 19 November 1955, Town Street, Beeston, Leeds
75.
The last tram to/from Beeston, Leeds 240, stands at the terminus in Town Street Beeston. It was a Horsfield tram built by Brush on a Peckham P.35 truck, seated 37/23, and left Beeston at 11.46 p.m.
Photo taken Saturday 19 November 1955, Town Street, Beeston, Leeds
76.
Leeds 240, one of the 100 Horsfield trams built by Brush on Peckham P.35 trucks and seating 37/23, is seen entering Swinegate Depot after operating the last journey from Beeston.
Photo taken Sunday 20 November 1955, Swinegate Depot, Leeds
77.
Leeds Horsfield tram 188 and Daimler 537, VUG537, on York Road Leeds.
Photo taken c.1958, York Road, Leeds
78.
Leeds Feltham No.502 at Temple Newsam
Photo taken c.1958, Temple Newsam Terminus, Leeds
79.
Feltham 506 having left the terminus at Halton has just descended the Halton Hill reservation on Selby Road and, after passing under the railway bridge, will join York Road and the route from Crossgates to go to central Leeds. 506 will continue as a 26 Circular to Middleton via Belle Isle and then return to Crossgates whilst the tram from Crossgates will run as a 12 Circular reaching Middleton before returning via Belle Isle to Halton.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1957, Selby Road, Leeds
80.
Seen at Oakwood on its way to Roundhay is Leeds Horsfield 183.
Photo taken Monday 15 September 1958, Oakwood, Leeds
81.
Leeds Horsfield 172, returning to Briggate from Roundhay, is seen on Prince's Avenue between Oakwood and Roundhay.
Photo taken Monday 15 September 1958, Prince's Avenue, Leeds
82.
Leeds Horsfield 247, seen parked at the Temple Newsam terminus in Templenewsam Road, was adorned with posters during a safety campaign.
Photo taken Sunday 21 September 1958, Templenewsam Road, Leeds
83.
Feltham 522 starts its last journey, on a two axle drawbar low loading trailer pulled by a Scammel tractor unit from Elliott of York. It is seen leaving the rear entrance of Swinegate Depot.
Photo taken Thursday 19 March 1959, Swinegate Depot, Leeds
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Feltham 522 starts its last journey, balanced somewhat precariously, although roped down, on a two axle drawbar low loading trailer pulled by a Scammel tractor unit from Elliott of York.
Photo taken Thursday 19 March 1959, Sovereign Street, Leeds
85.
Leeds 191, seen about May 1951 in the pre 1948 Blue & Cream livery but with modified indicator boxes at Harehills, Easterly Road about to turn for a journey to Haddon Place. One of 100 production 'Horsfield' cars built by Brush on Peckham P35 trucks, half with B.T.H. electrical equipment and half with G.E.C. entering service in 1931/2.
Photo taken c. May 1951, Easterly Road, Harehills
86.
Leeds 179, a Horsfield new in 1931, in the post 1948 blue livery with modified indicator boxes taken at the Half Mile Lane terminus. This was the only one to have the box fitted at high level.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1951, Half Mile Lane Terminus, Stanningley
87.
Leeds City Transport 180 is a Horsfield or "Showboat" car built in 1931 by Brush of Loughborough. These cars and the ex London Felthams bought in the 1950s ran until closure of the system in 1959. Post war red livery is carried.
Photo taken 1996, Crich Tramway Museum
88.
The last day of operation of trams in Leeds was foggy and damp and Horsfield 177 is seen here at the Templenewsam terminus of the route from ‘Corn Exchange’ which actually turned in Kirkgate. The tram dated from 1931 and had a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 truck.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Templenewsam Terminus
89.
The last day of operation of trams in Leeds was foggy and damp and Horsfield 177 is seen here at the Templenewsam terminus of the route from ‘Corn Exchange’ which actually turned in Kirkgate. The tram dated from 1931 and had a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 truck.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Templenewsam Terminus
90.
Horsfield 181, built in 1931, was the last tram to run in normal service in Leeds and is seen here at Crossgates before the final departure at 5.02pm. The day had been damp and foggy which did not help the many photographers who were out and about.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Crossgates, Leeds
91.
Leeds tram "10" in the procession of final cars for invited guests and people successful in a ballot for places. This was Horsfield 160, new in 1931 with a Brush 37/23 body. Trams 1 to 5 went to Crossgates and 6 to 10 went to Templenewsam. Trams "1" & "10" were decorated and the procession left Swinegate Depot as seen here.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Swinegate Depot
92.
Leeds Horsfield 179 having travelled along Street Lane from Moortown is approaching Roundhay Park on its way to Briggate. It was one of 100 such trams (155-254) built in 1931 on Peckham P35 trucks and seated 37/23 in its Brush body.
Photo taken Monday 23 March 1959, approaching Roundhay Park
93.
Leeds Horsfield 163 was built by Brush in 1931 on a Peckham P35 truck and seated 37/23. It is seen here at the terminus of the 27 service to Belle Isle although 163 has come round from Middleton using the section of track built in 1949 to connect the two termini into a circular route.
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1959, Belle Isle
94.
Leeds Horsfield 179 was one of 100 such trams (155-254) built in 1931 on Peckham P35 trucks and seated 37/23 in its Brush body. Four prototypes, 151-154, had been built at Kirkstall Road works in 1930 by the Transport Department.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, Middleton Woods
95.
Leeds Horsfield 187 built by Brush in 1931 seated 37/23 and was mounted on a Peckham P35 truck. It is seen here on the last day of the Middleton tram service having passed the rugby ground at Parkside and is about to start the climb through Middleton Woods.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, Parkside, Leeds
96.
Leeds Horsfield 176 built by Brush in 1931 seated 37/23 and was mounted on a Peckham P35 truck.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, Parkside, Leeds
97.
Leeds 531, an ex-London Feltham, approaches Belle Isle on its journey from Crossgates (18) via the city centre and Middleton (12 Circular). This section of track was opened in 1949 to connect the Middleton terminus with the Belle Isle one. Built in 1931 by the Union Construction Company, Feltham, Middlesex, 531 seated 42/28 and the body was mounted on E.M.B. maximum traction bogies.
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1959, approaching Belle Isle
98.
Leeds 566, an ex-London Feltham which had been new to London United Tramways as 365 and then London Passenger Transport Board 2134, entered service in Leeds in March 1955 having been stored, prior to being prepared for service, since its arrival in July 1951. It is seen here in the yard at Churwell belonging to scrap dealer Johnson along with others.
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1959, Scrap yard, Churwell
99.
Seen climbing through Middleton Woods on the last day of the tram service to Middleton is Leeds 532, an ex-London Feltham new as Metropolitan Electric Tramways 360, becoming London Passenger Transport Board 2104, which entered service in Leeds in April 1951. Built in 1931 by the Union Construction Company, Feltham, Middlesex, 532 seated 42/28 and the body was mounted on E.M.B. maximum traction bogies.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, Middleton Woods
100.
Leeds 501, former London Feltham 2099, is seen soon after arrival at the erstwhile Museum of British Transport, Clapham in 1960. It stands adjacent to Sheffield 342, Llandudno & Colwyn Bay 6 (formerly Bournemouth 85), and Leeds 301 (formerly LCC/LPTB 1).
Photo taken 1960, Museum of British Transport, London Clapham
101.
Seen at the terminus at Meanwood is Leeds Horsfield 222 with a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck which had been new in October 1931.
Photo taken Saturday 18 June 1955, Meanwood, Leeds
102.
Leeds Horsfield tram 233, seen at the Kirkstall Abbey terminus on the last day of the tram service along Kirkstall Road, was new in October 1931 with a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck. Folding platform doors were fitted about 1934 and 233 was withdrawn on 25th June 1955 being burned at Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard on 28th February 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1954, Abbey Road Terminus, Kirkstall Abbey
103.
At the Kirkstall Abbey terminus, on the last day of the tram service, 509, by now repainted into standard livery, approaches the terminal stub whilst 513 is at the loading point for the return journey to Roundhay via the city centre. Both are ex-London Felthams built in 1931 as Metropolitan Electric Tramways 334 and 356 with Union Construction Company, Feltham 42/28 bodies and were ex-London Transport 2078 (509) and 2100 (513). Both entered service in Leeds in December 1950 and they were withdrawn on 29th December 1958 and 11th December 1957 respectively.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1954, Abbey Road Terminus, Kirkstall Abbey
104.
Seen at Lingwell Road, Middleton are Leeds Horsfield 220 and Middleton bogie 259. 220 was new in September 1931 with a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck and 259 was new in February 1935, being one of the eight with Brush 40/30 bodies on Maley & Taunton Swing Link bogies. 220 was withdrawn on 31st March 1955 whilst 259 last ran in service on March 14th 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 22 August 1954, Lingwell Road, Middleton
105.
At the terminus of route 9 at Dewsbury Road is Horsfield 218 whch had a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck and was new in September 1931. It was withdrawn in April 1955 and burned on 4th May 1956 at Lowfields Road Permanent Way Yard.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 1954, Dewsbury Road, Beeston
106.
Seen at the Lupton Avenue stop in York Road on its way to Gipton on the penultimate day of the service is Leeds Horsfield 223, one of 100 new in 1931 with Brush 37/23 bodies on Peckham P.35 Pendulum trucks. It retained its three piece destination displays, although latterly the via one was not used, and was therefore not fitted with the Pullman sliding vents often fitted at the same time as the single blind display.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, York Road, Leeds
107.
Leeds Horsfield 181 is seen at the Elland Road terminus about to return to Meanwood one week before closure of the route which took place on June 25th. It was one of 100 such trams with Brush 37/23 bodies on Peckham P.35 Pendulum trucks new in 1931. New in June 1931, the Pullman vents were fitted in January 1949, the single blind destination in June 1951 and the bow tubes replacing the pulley wheels on the roof in November 1953. It never received electric bells and was withdrawn on 7th November 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 18 June 1955, Elland Road, Leeds
108.
Leeds Horsfield 172 seen at the terminus at Beeston had a Brush 37/23 body on a Peckham P.35 Pendulum truck.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 1955, Beeston
109.
The last tram to leave the Otley Road terminus at Lawnsood, photographed at 11.55 p.m., was Horsfield 222 which departed at 11.56 p.m. for City Square.
Photo taken Saturday 3 March 1956, Otley Road, Lawnswood, Leeds
110.
Leeds 204, which entered service on 23rd September 1931, was one of the 100 Horsfield trams built by Brush on Peckham P.35 trucks and seating 37/23, and is seen here almost at the top of the climb through Middleton Woods.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 1956, Middleton Woods, Leeds
111.
Leeds Feltham 563, having last been used in service on 10th October 1957, is seen leaving Swinegate Depot under the care of Elliott of York to travel to the yard of Jonhson's, Churwell where it was scrapped on 10th April 1959.
Photo taken Thursday 26 March 1959, Swinegate Depot, Leeds
112.
Leeds City Transport 202, a 'Horsfield' tram built by Brush/Leeds City Tramways in 1931. Behind it are Leeds 601 (one of the two railcars built in 1952), Glasgow 1055 (ex-Liverpool 'Green Goddess'), Sheffield 513 (in the "Last Tram" livery) and Swansea & Mumbles 2.
Photo taken 1961, off Garnet Road, Middleton
113.
Whingate Junction was the point where routes 15 and 16 diverged. Leeds 580, one of the Feltham trams acquired from London Transport is seen turning from Tong Road into Whingate on its way to the Whingate terminus whilst the track on the right leads to the New Inn terminus of route 16.
Photo taken Monday 24 October 1955, Whingate Junction, Leeds
114.
Seen on a snowy day, Horsfield 198 in the Leeds tram fleet, has left Parkside behind and is about to start the climb through Middleton Woods, on a 12 Circular journey which will take it through Middleton, Belle Isle, the City Centre and out to Halton as a number 20.
Photo taken Sunday 24 February 1957, Middleton Woods
115. UG1030
Southend 248, UG1030, was an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body, new to Leeds in 1932 (fleet number 43) and bought second hand by Southend in 1946.
Photo taken Southend
116. UG1032
Leeds Corporation 45, UG1032, an AEC Regent with Roe body, seen here on loan to London Transport in the winter of 1940/1. In 1946 it was sold to Southend Corporation, becoming number 249 in the fleet
Photo taken London Marylebone Road/Baker Street
117.
Leeds 501, ex-London 2099, was the first Feltham to be acquired and ran with its London number whilst on trial. It is seen here climbing through Middleton Woods on its way to Middleton before continuing via Belle Isle and the city centre to Halton on a snowy February day.
Photo taken Sunday 24 February 1957, Middleton Woods
118.
Leeds 509, an ex-London Feltham with U.C.C. 42/28 body, at Cohen’s, Stanningley which was a weekday peak hour extension from the Half Mile Lane terminus of route 14. Seen here on an L.R.T.L. Tour ready to head back into Leeds, 509 was the only one to be painted in this version of the livery.
Photo taken Sunday 3 June 1951, Town Street, Stanningley
119.
Leeds 517, an ex-London Feltham with U.C.C.42/28 bodywork, on an enthusiasts tour reverses over the Oakwood crossover with the conductor holding the bow rope to avoid pulling down the overhead. The driver is guided by one of the group to ensure no derailment, the crossover not normally being used in this direction.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1959, Princes Avenue, Oakwood
120.
Leeds 538 works wrong line towards Middleton whilst the gang on Overhead Car 2 attend to the overhead at the section breaker in Middleton Woods. Taken in the days before ‘Health and Safety’ was invented and when common sense prevailed.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1958, Middleton Woods
121.
Leeds Feltham 505 at Kirkstall Abbey ready to return to Roundhay although the rear destination blind has yet to be changed. This is in the early livery which lacked the ivory band below the cab window but is lined out on the lower panels.
Photo taken 1951, Abbey Road Terminus, Kirkstall Abbey
122.
Seen on an L.R.T.L. tour of the Leeds system is the prototype Middleton bogie, 255, which entered service on 2nd July 1933 and was the only one of the seventeen to have the staircase on the offside. It is in St. Chad's Road at the side of Headingley Depot/Garage which, at that time, housed both trams and buses. This had a Brush body seating 40/30 and was mounted on Maley & Taunton swing-link bogies. With an overall length of 36ft 0in, the prototype was 6in longer than the sixteen which followed.
Photo taken Sunday 4 May 1952, St. Chad's Road, Headingley
123.
Leeds 586 seen in Whingate approaching the terminus on its journey from Crossgates was ex London Transport 2157, and previously London United 388, entering service in Leeds on 5th February 1952. It was of the UCC/2 class with G.E.C. electrical equipment and it seated 42/28 in its Union Construction Company body built at Feltham, Middlesex.
Photo taken Friday 20 July 1956, Whingate, Leeds
124.
Seen at Lingwell Road, Middleton, Feltham 515, looking decidely the worse for wear in the cleanliness stakes, has come as a 12 Circular from Crossgates, via the City centre and Middleton Woods, and is on its way to Halton via Belle Isle and the City centre.
Photo taken Friday 20 March 1959, Lingwell Road, Middleton, Leeds
125.
The terminus of route 20 at Halton sees Leeds 262, one of the seventeen Middleton bogies built in 1933/5 especially for the Middleton route, turning to operate a 26 Circular journey to Middleton via Belle Isle.
Photo taken Monday 23 July 1956, Halton
126.
A busy Sunday afternoon scene at Belle Isle in the south of Leeds. Feltham 548, on the left, has run as a 12 circular from Crossgates via the City centre and Middleton, and is now on its way to Halton. The Horsfield, 163, almost hidden between the two Felthams,will turn here at Belle Isle (26) to return to the Bus Station. Feltham 568 has come from Halton and after continuing via the other Belle Isle terminus (27), Middleton and the City centre will proceed to Crossgates whilst 546, like 163, is working shorts between the Bus Station and the Belle Isle terminus (26) here, with the bow collector already reversed ready to run over the crossover and follow 548.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1956, Belle Isle
127. UG6310
Leeds C.T. UG6310, an AEC Regent 661 which was originally new in 1933 as bus 61 with Roe H28/24R body.
Photo taken October 1973, LCT Bramley Garage
128. UG6511
Leeds 65, UG6511, a 1933 AEC Q with MCCW H31/29F bodywork. Withdrawn 1938. Sold to Blue Line, Armthorpe, Doncaster in 1940 & withdrawn by them in 1948.
Photo taken 1933, Leeds Civic Hall
129. ANW682
Leeds 139, ANW682, AEC Regent/Roe H30/26R seen here at Brighton after restoration work had been completed. The bus, one of a batch of 31 petrol engined vehicles (127-157), dates from September 1934.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977, Madeira Drive, Brighton
130. ANW682
Leeds 1934 AEC Regent with Roe 56 seat body, now owned by Keighley Bus Museum Trust Ltd. Fleet no. 139, reg. no. ANW682.
Photo taken Sunday 10 April 2005, new Riverside Museum, Garage and Workshop, Keighley
131. ANW682
1934 Leeds AEC Regent 139, ANW682, now owned by the Keighley Bus Museum Trust, outside the former 1915 tram depot of Leeds City Tramways.
Photo taken May 2003, White Cross, Guiseley
132. ANW682
Leeds City Transport 1934 Roe H30/26R bodied AEC Regent 1 139, ANW682, on display at the Dalton Lane Campus parking area on the 7th July 2013 during the Keighley Bus Museum's Festival of Transport
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 2013, Dalton Lane, Keighley
133. ANW682
Star of the day at the Keighley Bus Museum Open Day was 1934-vintage Leeds Regent 139, ANW682, making an amazing contrast with Arriva London North's "Borisbus" LT2, LT61BHT, now on loan to First West Yorkshire to promote an alternative to the Leeds trolleybus scheme.
Photo taken Sunday 28 September 2014, Bingley Station
134. ANW682
ANW682 was in use by Leeds Trades Council for Trade Union Week and is seen on Millgarth Street Car Park in Leeds. It is an A.E.C. 661 Regent new as Leeds 139 on 1st September 1934 with a Roe H28/26R body. The petrol engine was soon replaced and on 11th January 1935 it re-entered service having been fitted with a diesel engine, the batch of 127-157 being similarly dealt with between 21st November 1934 and 28th March 1935. The seating was later altered to H30/26R and the body was rebuilt by East Lancs, Bridlington in 1947/8. Initially withdrawn from service in 1950, 139 was re-instated in November 1953 for tramway replacement and finally withdrawn from service on 30th June 1954.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 September 1958, Millgarth Street Car Park
135. ANW682
The upper saloon of Leeds 139, ANW682, a 1934 A.E.C. 661 Regent with a Roe H30/26R body, showing the roof sticks, the exposed lighting and the single skin roof.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977
136. ANW682
The upper saloon of Leeds 139, ANW682, a 1934 A.E.C. 661 Regent with a Roe H30/26R body, showing the roof sticks, the exposed lighting and the single skin roof. The single mirror was fitted at a low level to ensure the conductor signalled using the bell push at the top of the staircase, rather than by unorthodox means.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977
137. ANW696
Burrows 73, ANW696, seen in Leeds Bus Station was an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body new as Leeds City Transport (153) in 1934 and acquired from them in November 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 10 March 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
138.
Leeds 274 seen at Roundhay Park about 1952. It was one of three (272-274) built in 1935 by Leeds on Maley & Taunton Swing Link trucks and seated 34/26. They were known as "Lance Corporals" for obvious reasons.
Photo taken 1952, Roundhay Park, Leeds
139.
On the last day of tram operation in Leeds, Horsfield 186 and Feltham 538 are seen at the Crossgates terminus of route 18.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Crossgates, Leeds
140.
Leeds Feltham 569 is about to use over the crossover at Parkside to return on the football special service to Swinegate Depot whilst a long queue of passengers wait for Horsfield 252 behind, and subsequent cars, to take them through the woods to Middleton and perhaps beyond on its journey to Crossgates. A Horsfield on the left loads for the journey to the city centre whilst another one waits behind 252 to turn on the crossover, also to return to the city centre.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, Parkside, Leeds
141.
Leeds City Transport 558, a former London Transport Feltham tram heads towards Whingate Junction en route to the Whingate terminus.
Photo taken Monday 12 October 1953, Tong Road, Leeds
142.
Leeds ex London Feltham 544 approaches Whingate Junction heading for the New Inn terminius which was around half a mile away. The shelter in the middle of the road was the terminus for the 45 bus route from Whingate to Gledhow.
Photo taken Sunday 23 March 1952, Tong Road, Wortley
143.
Feltham 504 is using the crossover outside the Central Bus Station to return to Belle Isle 27, on a service which ran on Sunday afternoons between Belle Isle and the Bus Station to supplement the main service between Belle Isle and Halton. Because of the remnants of the snow, an attendant was stationed at the bus station to keep the points of the crossover free by sweeping as necessary.
Photo taken Sunday 24 February 1957, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
144.
For many years trams from Middleton and Belle Isle used to turn in the city centre on their way in from Meadow Lane by turning left from Leeds Bridge into Swinegate, continue via Bishopsgate Street, Neville Street, and Great Wilson Street to reach Meadow Lane for the outward journey. Trams leaving the depot to take up service could not, due to the sharpness of the curve required, reach the correct track in Swinegate. They left Swinegate Depot by using a less sharp curve on to the inbound track from City Square, loaded and then regained the correct track by using the facing crossover ahead of Feltham 504 in this photograph.
Photo taken Saturday 11 August 1956, Swinegate
145.
In Leeds on the day after the closure of the Lawnswood tram route, City Square was closed to tram traffic to enable track removal at the Boar Lane junction and the routes to the west terminated at the 'Majestic' crossover in Wellington Street, a short distance from City Square. Feltham 509 can be seen about to use the crossover to return to Whingate on route 15. An East Lancs bodied Bradford A.E.C. Regent III can be seen in the background, outside the Majestic Cinema, on the jointly worked 72 service from Bradford.
Photo taken Sunday 4 March 1956, Wellington Street, Leeds
146.
On the extension, opened in 1949, between Belle Isle and Middleton, is Leeds 265, one of the sixteen Middleton bogie trams built in 1935 following the building of the prototype, 255, in 1933.
Photo taken Monday 16 April 1956, Ring Road, Middleton, Leeds
147.
Seen on the 'Bank curve' in Kirkgate, which was the Corn Exchange terminus for the route from Temple Newsam, 268 was the last Middleton bogie remaining in service. Built in 1935 by English Electric it was 36' 6" long and seated 40/30.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1957, Kirkgate, Leeds
148.
Seen about to turn at the teminus of route 26 at Belle Isle is Middleton bogie 268, one of seventeen bought especially for the route through the woods to Middleton.
Photo taken Sunday 17 March 1957, Belle Isle
149. AUM404
AUM404 was an AEC Regent new to Leeds as number 161 in July 1935 with an MCCW H30/26R body. After withdrawal in September 1949 it passed, in December, to Wallace Arnold Tours and operated also at various times for both subsidiary companies Hardwicks, Scarborough and Farsley Omnibus Company.
Photo taken Saturday 15 September 1956, Headingley
150. AUM407
Mayne, Droylesden AUM407, ex-Leeds 164, was an AEC Regent with a Roe H30/26R body and was one of five dating from 1935. The body, fitted in 1946, replaced the original English Electric H30/26R body and it is seen here operating the service to Kershaw Lane, Audenshaw having been acquired by Mayne in August 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 10 April 1958, Newton Street, Manchester
151. AUM417
The Leeds tram service to Half Mile Lane (14) had been withdrawn in October 1953 and seen in Stanningley Road, at Bramley Town End on a peak hour short working, is 174, AUM417, an A.E.C. Regent with a Roe H30/26R body which had been new in 1935.
Photo taken Thursday 22 July 1954, Stanningley Road, Bramley Town End
152. AUM422
Leeds City Transport 179, AUM422, was an AEC Regent originally with Roe H30/26R body of 1935, seen here after conversion to a tree lopper in 1955.
Photo taken 1964, Street Lane, Moortown
153. AUM433
AUM433, an AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body was new as Leeds City Transport 190 in June 1935. After withdrawal it passed to Wallace Arnold in June 1951 and saw service with subsidiary Hardwick, Scarborough until January 1956 when it was returned to Leeds for disposal. It is seen here at Wallace Arnold's Sayner Road garage in Leeds.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 January 1956, Chadwick Street, Leeds
154. AUM439
Burrows 71, AUM439, was acquired in April 1951 from Leeds City Transport (196) when 16 years old. An AEC Regent with Roe H30/26R body it is seen in Leeds Bus Station in company with one of the Bristols and on the right a Kippax & District Leyland bodied PD2/1.
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
155. UG1030
Four of the second-hand AEC Regents brought in the 1940s, parked in the Corporation yard ready for disposal, probably in 1952. They are 248, 250 (ex-Leeds UG1030/UG1033), 246 (ex-Nottingham TV6747) and 249 (ex-Leeds UG1032).
Photo taken c.1952, Corporation Yard, Southend
156. DUB926
DUB926, Leyland TD4c/Roe H31/25R new in December 1936 as Leeds 72 had the torque converter removed in June 1937 along with the rest of the batch (66-75) between then and December, and a conventional gearbox fitted.
Photo taken Saturday 8 December 1956, Lowfields Road, Leeds
157. FNW46
Leeds 76, FNW46, AEC Regent/Weymann H30/26R metal framed body new in September 1937 was withdrawn from passenger service in September 1949 and is seen here in Sovereign Street adjacent to Swinegate tram depot on Learner duties which it performed from 1949 to October 1956.
Photo taken Monday 22 August 1955, Sovereign Street, Leeds
158. FNW707
FNW707 is here seen in Wakefield Bus Station with Bingley, Kinsley operating the service thence to South Elmsall, a short working of the service to Doncaster. Originally Leeds 307, it was new in October 1937 and is a Leyland TD5 with Roe H31/25R body, being withdrawn by Leeds in January 1950, passing to Bingley in January 1952 and being withdrawn in January 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
159. FNW707
New as Leeds 307, FNW707, in October 1937, was this Leyland TD5 with a Roe H31/25R body, one of fifteen such vehicles. It was withdrawn on 31st January 1950, passed to North (dealer), Leeds in December 1951 and then to W.R. & P. Bingley (t/a United Service), South Elmsall in January 1952 and is seen here having just entered the bus station in Wakefield.
Photo taken Saturday 21 January 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
160. FNW719
Leeds 400, FNW719, AEC Regent/Roe "Pullman" H31/25R was a 1937 Commercial Motor Show model which entered service in December 1937, was withdrawn on January 31st 1956, and is seen here in Infirmary Street shortly before withdrawal.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 January 1956, Infirmary Street, Leeds
161. FNW727
Leeds City Transport 236, FNW727, is seen, whilst in use on learner duties, in the yard at the rear of Bramley Garage in Henconner Lane.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1956, Bramley Garage
162. GNW702
GNW702, ex-Leeds 19, Leyland TS8/Roe B36R entered service in June 1938. After withdrawal in December 1954 it was converted by C.H.Roe for use by Leeds Welfare Services and was withdrawn in October 1960.
Photo taken Monday 2 January 1956, Hunslet Road, Leeds
163. GNW704
Leeds 21, GNW704, a Leyland TS8/Roe B36R photographed at Bramley Town End on one of the two routes which required single deck vehicles.
Photo taken Monday 1 November 1954, Bramley Town End
164. GNW704
Seen in Walter Street, Kirkstall is Keeling, Kirkstall GNW704 which was a Leyland TS8 with a Roe B36R body, one of eight new to Leeds in June 1938.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 August 1955, Walter Street, Kirkstall
165. GNW707
Seen at the Greenthorpe terminus in Pudsey Road, of the route from there to Long Causeway is Leeds 24, GNW707, one of eight Leyand TS8s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1938. It will pass under a low bridge in Henconner Lane and over a weak bridge at Kirkstall during its journey. Withdrawn on 29th April 1955, it passed to A. Brownridge, Leeds in July and then to Musgrave Motors, South Kirkby in September 1956 and was withdrawn in August 1959, passing to North (dealer), Leeds in October.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1955, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
166. GNW708
At Cockshott Lane, Bramley, about to turn left into Stanningley Road, on its way from Meanwood to Wortley, is Leeds 25, GNW708, one of eight Leyland TS8s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1938.
Photo taken Sunday 14 November 1954, Cockshott Lane, Bramley
167. GNW709
The last of eight Leyland TS8s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1938, seen at Bridge Road, Kirkstall, Leeds 26, GNW709, is on the route from Meanwood to Wortley.
Photo taken Sunday 27 February 1955, Bridge Road, Kirkstall, Leeds
168. GUA782
GUA782 was a Leyland Titan TD5 with Roe H31/25R body, new as Leeds City Transport no. 316 in 1938.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1966, OK Motor Services depot, Bishop Auckland
169. GUA791
Leeds City Transport 266, GUA791, an AEC Regent with Roe H31/25R body of 1938. It was transferred to the learner fleet in 1956 and renumbered 6 in 1958. Next to it is 407, JUG640, Regent III Roe H31/25R of 1947.
Photo taken 1963, Torre Road Depot yard
170. GUA802
Leeds City Transport 277, GUA802, an AEC Regent with Roe body, built in 1938. Withdrawn in 1956, it became Learner Bus 8 as seen, but was scrapped in 1963.
Photo taken 1963, Sovereign Street Depot yard, Swinegate
171.
After withdrawal of the 14 tram service to Half Mile Lane on 3rd October the reserved track was subject to grinding before being lifted for use elsewhere. Rail grinder 1, built in 1939, is seen at work on Stanningley Road.
Photo taken Thursday 5 November 1953, Stanningley Road, Leeds
172. HUM408
Former Leeds 1939 built AEC Regent / Roe H56R 113, HUM408, is seen operating for the Central Electricity Generating Board en route to Skelton Grange power station.
Photo taken Saturday 7 March 1959, Hunslet Road, Leeds
173. HUM410
HUM410 was new in December 1939 and was one of twenty A.E.C. O661 Regents with Roe H31/25R bodies, HUM401-420, new between December 1939 and March 1940 . Originally numbered 115 it became number 4 in the learner fleet in November 1956 and continued as such until October 1963.
Photo taken Monday 21 April 1958, Bramley Garage
174. HUM412
Leeds 117, HUM412, AEC Regent/Roe H31/25R photographed at Beeston on the first day of operation after buses had replaced trams on this route.
Photo taken Sunday 20 November 1955, Beeston
175. HUM401
Leeds City Transport 106, HUM401, a 1940 AEC Regent with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 2004, Pudsey
176. HUM401
Leeds City Transport 106, HUM401, was an AEC Regent with Roe H31/25R body of 1940. It was withdrawn in 1952 but reinstated for tram replacement in 1953. In 1956 it became Learner Fleet No.1.
Photo taken March 1963, York Street, Leeds
177. HUM401
Leeds contrasts 106, HUM401, a 1940 AEC Regent with Roe bodywork with 139, ANW682, another AEC Regent also with Roe body from some 6 years earlier. The 1940 example looks much more modern compared to 139.
Photo taken 1996, Keighley
178. HUM416
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are two Leeds buses - Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1 397, NNW397, new in March 1950 and Roe H31/25R bodied A.E.C. O661 Regent 121, HUM416, new in March 1940.
Photo taken Thursday 3 June 1954, Leeds Bus Station
179.
Seen at the terminus of route 25 to Hunslet, and about to return to Swinegate is Leeds 275, the car constructed by the transport department at Kirkstall Works during the war, as a replacement for Chamberlain 104 which had been burnt out on Prince's Avenue on the Roundhay Route in July 1942.
Photo taken Sunday 7 February 1954, Hunslet
180.
Leeds Austerity tram 275 built as a reconstruction of Chamberlain 104 which was burnt out on Princes Avenue in 1942. The body was built in 1943 by the transport department at their Kirkstall Road works and it initially carried number 104 when it entered service on 21st December 1943, being renumbered in August 1948. It is seen in this view in Middleton Woods at the stop known as "100 Post", returning from Middleton down the woods to the depot at Swinegate.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 1956, Middleton Woods
181.
Wartime austerity tram 275 is seen in the shortened siding in Lowfields Road on one of the occasions during the Suez crisis when trams were again used for football specials. 275 had been reconstructed during the war from the burnt out Chamberlain 104, with the body being built by the Transport Department at Kirkstall Road works.
Photo taken Saturday 5 January 1957, Lowfields Road, Leeds
182. JUB577
Leeds 77, JUB577, the first of a batch of seven Daimler CWA6/Park Royal H30/26R photographed at Lupton Avenue adjacent to Torre Road Garage. 77 was new in September 1945 and was withdrawn in February 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 15 October 1955, Lupton Avenue
183. JUB578
Leeds 78, JUB578, was one of seven Daimler CWA6s which were rebodied using 1934/5 bodies from A.E.C. Regents, this one coming from 157, ANW670, and being fitted in September 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 22 October 1955, Lowfields Road, Leeds
184. JUB586
With building work taking place in Eastgate, Leeds 86, JUB586, a Daimler CWA6 with a Brush H30/26R body new in September 1945 is seen operating one of the two East End Park Circular routes (61/2).
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 1955, Eastgate, Leeds
185. JUB588
Leeds 88, JUB588, Daimler CWA6/Roe H30/26R photographed leaving Rockingham Street Bus Station.
Photo taken Friday 22 February 1957, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
186. JUB589
Leeds 89, JUB589, a Daimler CWA6 with a Brush H30/26R body, new in September 1945, is seen at the Bramley Station stop in Stanningley Road on its way to Half Mile Lane.
Photo taken Thursday 29 July 1954, Stanningley Road, Bramley Station
187. JUB598
Seen at Platform B in Leeds Bus Station is 515, JUB598, a Daimler CWD6 with a Brush H30/26R body which had been new in November 1945 as number 98.
Photo taken Thursday 23 June 1955, Leeds Bus Station
188. JUB593
Leeds 93, JUB593, Daimler CWA6/Brush H30/26R, entered service in January 1946, pictured in the original Leeds Bus Station in the summer of 1956. It was withdrawn later that year.
Photo taken Sunday 17 June 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
189. JUB600
Leeds 97, JUB600, one of three Daimler CWA6/Duple H30/26R new in May 1946 photographed at the Half Mile Lane terminus at Stanningley. It was withdrawn in March 1957.
Photo taken Friday 18 May 1956, Half Mile Lane Terminus, Stanningley
190. JUB727
Leeds 701, JUB727, was numbered 27 when it entered service in August 1946, becoming 701 in November 1948. It was the only Crossley DD42/3 to serve Leeds and had a Crossley H30/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 3 November 1956, Dib Lane
191. JUB727
Leeds 701, JUB727, the solitary Crossley DD42/3 new in 1946 with Crossley H30/26R body seen in Leeds Bus Station. This was one of the few Leeds buses to have painted engine covers in the days of exposed radiators.
Photo taken Friday 3 June 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
192. JUG104
Leeds 504, JUG104, was a Daimler CWA6 with a Brush H30/26R body which had been new in January 1946 and was the first of a batch of nine. 504 was withdrawn in December 1956 and sold to A.M.C.C. Ltd. (dealers), London E.11 in May 1957. Behind is one of the sixty all-Leyland PD2/1s delivered in 1949/50.
Photo taken Saturday 2 July 1955, Roundhay Park, Leeds
193. JUG111
Leeds 511, JUG111, was one of a batch of nine Daimler CWA6/Brush H30/26R delivered in 1946. It entered service in January 1946 and was withdrawn in December 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1955, Hyde Park Terminus, Leeds
194. JUG112
Leeds 512, JUG112, was one of three, from the original batch of nine Daimler CWA6/Brush H30/26R 1946 deliveries (504-512), which were rebodied in 1955 using Roe H31/25R bodies from the AEC Regents new in 1934/5.
Photo taken Monday 15 August 1955, St. Michaels Road, Headingley
195. JUG112
Leeds 512, JUG112, was a Daimler CWA6 and was new in February 1946 with a Brush H30/26R body.
Photo taken Monday 29 August 1955, Vicar Lane, Leeds
196. JUG622
Leeds 322, JUG622, seen allegedly operating route 71 to Guiseley from Rockingham Street Bus Station in Leeds was on an enthusiasts tour. The Guiseley route had ceased to operate after 30th April 1955 and the stop board has been removed from the pole. 322 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1 dating from May 1946.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
197. JUG622
Seen climbing Butt Lane at Farnley on an enthusiasts special tour is Leeds 322, JUG622, a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body. The 47 service to Old Farnley was not operated by Bramley garage where 322 was based and was normally served by A.E.C. Regent IIIs or A.E.C. Regent Vs from Sovereign Street garage.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Butt Lane, Farnley
198. JUG623
Apart from one journey on a morning peak hour duty, which came from the 46 Belle Isle - Bramley Town End route, the Leeds Leyland PD1s, 319-333, were not regular performers on the 77 service from Bramley Town End to the Bus Station. Seen here is 323, JUG623, with a Roe H31/25R body, new in March 1946, alongside 666 PUA666, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III, new in 1952 with a Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1955, Bus Station, Leeds
199. JUG624
Leeds 324, JUG624, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R new in May 1946 retained its Leyland E181 engine until withdrawal in May 1960. The batch of 15 vehicles, except for 331, maintained the service on route 46 Bramley to Belle Isle for many years as well as performing other duties.
Photo taken Saturday 16 March 1957, Town Street/Hill Top Road, Whingate
200. JUG625
Leeds 325, JUG625, one of the fifteen 1946 delivery of Roe bodied Leyland PD1s seen at Bramley Broad Lane where it has just reversed into Blairsville Grove after a short working on the Rodley route.
Photo taken Monday 19 September 1955, Broad Lane, Bramley
201. JUG625
Operating as a duplicate on route 14 to Half Mile Lane is Leeds Leyland PD1 325, JUG625, new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 August 1954, Stanningley Road, Leeds
202. JUG626
Leeds 326, JUG626, seen in Henconner Lane, Bramley was a Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body new in 1946. The building behind is the old Bramley Tram Depot which became Bramley Garage when converted for buses in January 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 21 December 1958, Henconner Lane, Bramley
203. JUG627
Leeds City Transport 327, JUG627, was one of fifteen Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland PD1s delivered in 1946 and numbered 319-333. From January 1949 they spent their days at Bramley Garage and, with the exception of 331, were used mainly on route 46 from Bramley Town End to Belle Isle and Middleton.
Photo taken Friday 26 September 1958, Church Road, Armley
204. JUG627
A poor shot of Leeds 327, JUG627, one of fifteen Leyland PD1s new in 1946 with Roe H31/25R bodies seen here in Rockingham Street Bus Station operating a peak hour short working to Bramley Broad Lane on the Rodley route. 327 was new in May 1946 and was withdrawn from service in October 1959, passing to North (dealer), Leeds in July 1961 and then was one of four passing to Banfield, London S.E.17 in August 1961
Photo taken Friday 27 August 1954, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
205. JUG628
Guildbury Players, Guildford acquired JUG628 from Smith, Reading in 1966 for use as a mobile caravan by the theatre company. New in 1946 as Leeds 328 it was a Leyland PD1 with Roe H31/25R body and passed in 9/61 to Smith who fitted it with platform doors.
Photo taken Wednesday 7 June 1972, Epsom
206. JUG630
Leeds 330, JUG630, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R, new in 1946.
Photo taken Friday 20 March 1959, Belle Isle Terminus
207. JUG631
Leeds 331, JUG631, Leyland PD1/Roe H31/25R entered service in May 1946 and was fitted with a Leyland O600 engine around 1948 after which it became a regular performer on the Rodley route. Here seen in Wellington Street outside the West Yorkshire Coach Station it was not withdrawn until July 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 June 1957, Wellington Street, Leeds
208. JUG631
Leeds 331, JUG631, was a Leyland PD1, new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body. It was fitted with an O.600 engine, replacing the E181 one around 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1955, Queenswood Drive, Headingley
209. JUM571
The termini for the 57/58/59/60 Hyde Park Circular routes were in Vicar Lane and Daimler 516, JUM571, a Daimler CWD6 with a Roe H31/25R body, new in August 1946, is seen on the 58 Circular to Hyde Park.
Photo taken Thursday 3 June 1954, Vicar Lane, Leeds
210. JUM574
Leeds 519, JUM574, Daimler CWD6/Roe H31/25R was new in July 1946 and was withdrawn at the end of September 1957. It is seen here at Hyde Park on one of the four circular routes serving this area (57-60).
Photo taken Sunday 9 June 1957, Hyde Park, Leeds
211.
Leeds 276, the post-war Leeds built car at Glen Road, Headingley on the route from Lawnswood to Roundhay. The triangle above the headlight was a warning which lit up, at the appropriate end, to advise of ‘power brakes’ being fitted.
Photo taken Sunday 25 September 1955, Glen Road, Headingley
212. JUG634
Leeds 401, JUG634, was the first of the 1947 batch of Roe-bodied Regent IIIs, passing 205, UUA205, a Roe-bodied PD2/11 of 1955. Note the destinations Central Bus Station and Leeds Bus Station respectively.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane Circus, Moortown
213. JUG638
Leeds CT 405, JUG638, was one of the first post-war batch of AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H56R body, entering service in 1947.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
214. JUG639
Leeds 406, JUG639, a 1947 AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body seen at Bramley Broad Lane on a short working of the Rodley route.
Photo taken Monday 19 September 1955, Broad Lane, Bramley
215. JUG639
Leeds 406, JUG639, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body dating from 1947.
Photo taken c.1962, Leeds Central Bus Station
216. JUG640
Horsforth was a short working on the service to Guiseley and Leeds 407, JUG640, is seen in Rockingham Street Bus Station. It was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in March 1947 and was withdrawn in November 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
217. LUA416
Leeds 416, LUA416, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body new in 1947 at Barncroft Drive, Seacroft on the extension of the 67 route from Dib Lane.
Photo taken Sunday 18 March 1956, Barncroft Drive, Seacroft
218. LUA423
Leeds 423, LUA423, AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R at the Shadwell terminus of route 37. Entering service in December 1947 it continued to serve Leeds until October 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 11 May 1957, Shadwell Terminus
219. LUA423
Halifax Joint Committee 423, ex-Leeds 423, LUA423, operated from July 1964 to December 1965 to cover for late delivery of new vehicles. This AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R is seen in central Halifax still in Leeds livery.
Photo taken Friday 16 April 1965, Waterhouse Street
220. LUA423
Leeds CT 423, LUA423, was one of their late 1947 batch of AEC Regent IIIs with a Roe H56R body. Trailing it is one of the batch of eight standee-bodied saloons on "little bus" service 45.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
221. LUA423
Seen here in Rockingham Street Bus Station about to depart for Menston Hospital on the special service is LUA423, Leeds 423, an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in December 1947. After withdrawal in October 1963 it became number 5 in the learner fleet the following month.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
222. LUA428
Leeds 428, LUA428, heads a line up in Rockingham Street Bus Station and is about to depart for Guiseley. Later in the day it was to operate the final journey on route 71 from Leeds to Guiseley and return, the route being withdrawn from that date. It was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in December 1947 and became number 7 in the learner fleet in January 1964 after withdrawal in October 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 30 April 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
223. LUA428
Leeds 428, LUA428, seen emerging from Blairsville Gardens, Bramley had operated a duplicate journey, on the Rodley 54 service, as far as Bramley (Broad Lane). The A.E.C. O961 Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body had been new in December 1947.
Photo taken Monday 23 May 1955, Blairsville Gardens, Bramley
224.
Leeds 276, intended as the protoype of a new fleet of cars, is seen at Roundhay Park. This was built by Leeds on a Peckham P35 truck, seated 36/26, and entered service in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 20 May 1951, Roundhay Park, Leeds
225. LNW522
Seen in Leeds Bus Station was Leeds 522, LNW522, one of ten Daimler CVD6/Brush H30/26R delivered in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
226. LUA438
Leeds 438, LUA438, an AEC 9612E Regent III with Roe H31/25R body new in July 1948 seen at the short lived Rockingham Street Bus Station on the service to New Farnley. The bodies on this batch, 431-449, LUA431-449, did not feature the Roe waistrail which had featured on buses delivered to Leeds since 1932. It was withdrawn in June 1964 and was sold to Hoyle (breaker), Wombwell.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1954, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
227. LUA444
Leeds 444, LUA444, prepares to turn round at the North Lane terminus whilst the conductor changes the destination blind over the platform of the A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 28 March 1959, North Lane, Leeds
228. LUA446
Leeds 446, LUA446, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body new in 1948. The bodies on this batch, 431-449, LUA431-449, did not feature the Roe waistrail which had featured on buses delivered to Leeds since 1932.
Photo taken Saturday 6 July 1957, Stonegate Road Circus, Leeds
229. LUA446
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are two A.E.C. 9612E Regent IIIs, 446, LUA446 & 465, MUG465, with Roe H31/25R bodies at the end of one of the City Tours which operated on selected dates and in 1955 cost 2s. 0d (adult) and 1s. 0d (child).
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Leeds Bus Station
230. MNW703
The crew take a rest on the seat opposite the Traveller's Rest at Hill Top, the Whingate terminus of the service from Seacroft (South Parkway), whilst a man in a top hat strolls past. Seen on the first day of the route, MNW703, Leeds 703, was one of twenty Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7s new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1956, Hill Top Terminus, Whingate
231. MNW705
Seen here operating a route on which the Crossleys were regular performers is MNW705, Leeds 705, one of twenty Crossley DD42/7s fitted with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1948. They ran regularly on services 67 (Dib Lane) and 68 (Foundry Lane) from the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 April 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
232. MNW705
Seen at the South Parkway terminus at Seacroft is Leeds 705, MNW705, a Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 new in 1948. The conductor has yet to change the side destination blind.
Photo taken Saturday 24 September 1955, South Parkway, Seacroft, Leeds
233. MNW705
Leeds 705, MNW705 was one of their all-Crossley DD42/7s.
Photo taken c.1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
234. MNW706
Leeds 706, MNW706, seen at the Bailey's Lane terminus at Seacroft, was one of twenty Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R bodies new in 1948. This was at the new North Parkway terminus, an extension along North Parkway as far as Bailey's Lane introduced in October 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 25 March 1956, North Parkway, Seacroft
235. MNW718
Leeds Crossley DD42/7 numbered 718, MNW718, reverses off the parking stand ready for a journey to Horsforth on route 50, a service normally operated by Headingley garage whilst 718 was from the Seacroft garage on the other side of the city.
Photo taken Saturday 19 April 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
236. MNW85
Leeds 27, MNW85, one of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies, new in 1948 is seen here at Henconner Lane, Bramley passing Bramley Garage which had until 1949 been a tram depot.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 March 1956, Henconner Lane, Bramley
237. MNW85
Having just arrived as a peak hour extra at the terminus in Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor of route 28 from the Central Bus Station, a route normally worked by double-deckers, the driver is about to change the destination to the very helpful "York Road" with a blank route blind before they return to Torre Road No. 2 Garage. This point was also the terminus for the 44 service from Stanningley via Kirkstall and Headingley. Leeds 27, MNW85, was one of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 15 September 1956, Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor
238. MNW85
With the Capitol Picture House in the left background Leeds 27, MNW85, the first of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1948 waits for departure time in Green Road, Meanwood on the route to Wortley.
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1954, Green Road, Meanwood
239. MNW86
Leeds 28, MNW86, Leyland PS1/Roe B36R one of two entering service in December 1948 seen here at Cockshott Lane on route 45 Harehills - Wortley, one of the two routes operated by single deck vehicles due to bridge weight and height restrictions.
Photo taken Monday 30 May 1955, Cockshott Lane, Bramley
240. MNW86
Leeds City Transport bought a pair of Leyland Tiger PS1s with rear entrance Roe bodywork in 1948. Seen here is the now preserved 28, MNW86. The Leeds blue livery is carried.
Photo taken 1979, Harrogate
241. MNW86
Leeds City Transport bought AEC Regents for over 30 years - representing the start of the era is 139, ANW682, a 1934 AEC Regent with Roe bodywork. Alongside 139 is 28, MNW86, a 1948 Leyland Tiger PS1, one of a pair with Roe bodywork. Two variations of the Leeds blue livery are carried
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2009, Elland Road, Leeds
242. MNW86
Former Leeds CT 28, MNW86, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B36R body, new in 1948, is followed by former Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, CHG541, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs. B39F body, new in 1954 (having being rebuilt from its original B39R in 1958).
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Trough of Bowland area
243. MNW86
Former Leeds CT 28, MNW86, a Leyland Tiger PS1 with Roe B36R body, new in 1948, is followed by former Burnley, Colne & Nelson 41, CHG541, a Leyland Tiger PS2/14 with East Lancs. B39F body, new in 1954 (having being rebuilt from its original B39R in 1958).
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1975, Trough of Bowland area
244. MNW86
In Albion Street, Leeds, with Albion Place the side street in the background, is Leeds 28, MNW86, one of two Leyland PS1s with Roe B36R bodies new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 21 August 1954, Albion Street, Leeds
245. MUB647
Bought new by Leeds City Transport in 1948 this AEC Matador, MUB647, saw 38 years service with Leeds and its successors. The body appears to be an in house built affair and appears to have a sort of Roe waist rail on the cab door !
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 2013, Dalton Lane, Keighley
246. MUB647
The Leeds A.E.C. Matador, MUB647 on trade plate 0763U, towing NNW366, Leeds 366, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body is seen here in Grace Street, Leeds, 366 obviously having failed on a journey from Rockingham Street Bus Station to Pudsey.
Photo taken Saturday 25 August 1956, Grace Street, Leeds
247. LNW528
Leeds 528, LNW528, Daimler CVD6/Brush H30/26R was one of ten (522-531) new in 1948/9 and withdrawn in 1958. 528 entered service in February 1949 being withdrawn at the end of July 1958. It is seen here at Hyde Park working on one of the Hyde Park circular services.
Photo taken Saturday 11 May 1957, Hyde Park Terminus
248. LUA450
Leeds 450, LUA450, was unique in the Leeds fleet being an AEC Regent III with Roe built H31/25R body on a Park Royal frame and using mainly Park Royal parts.
Photo taken Saturday 30 October 1954, Leeds Central Bus Station
249. LUA450
The route from Kirkstall Abbey to Compton Road was extended to the Fairway Hotel at the junction of Foundry Approach and Oak Tree Drive on 30th January 1955 and Leeds 450, LUA450, the A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with the Park Royal H30/26R body assembled by Roe is seen there being passed by Crossley H30/26R bodied Crossley DD42/7 703, MNW703, on the service from Seacroft (North Parkway) to the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1955, Oak Tree Drive, Leeds
250. MNW702
Leeds 702 and 710, MNW702/710, were both all-Crossley DD42/7's with H30/26R bodies dating from 1949.
Photo taken 1962, Torre Road Depot
251. MNW708
Leeds 708, MNW708, was a Crossley DD42/7 with a Crossley H30/26R body and was seen at the Foundry Lane terminus of route 68 from the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 28 September 1959, Foundry Lane, Leeds
252. MNW711
Leeds City Transport 711 and 706, MNW711 and MNW706, were both Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R dating from 1949.
Photo taken 1962, Sovereign Street Yard, Leeds
253. MNW715
Leeds in common with many operators bought Crossley chassis in the immediate post war period. 715, MNW715, a Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley bodywork in the postwar blue Leeds livery in Leeds bus station.
Photo taken c.1950, Leeds Central Bus Station
254. MNW719
Leeds 719, MNW719, was one of their all-Crossley DD42/7s. At the time, I was fixated by these Crossleys and somehow thought this early attempt at a flash photo would be worthwhile.
Photo taken c.1962, Dib Lane, Leeds
255. MNW721
Leeds 721, MNW721, the last of a batch of 20 Crossley DD42/7 with Crossley H30/26R bodies, entered service in February 1949 is seen here at Bramley Station on its way to Half Mile Lane. The bus was withdrawn from service in July 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 June 1955, Bramley Station
256. MNW721
Leeds 721, MNW721, the last of the batch of twenty Crossley DD42/7s with Crossley H30/26R body enters Leeds Bus Station with an unusual working on route 77, normally operated by Leyland bodied PD2s as seen on the left.
Photo taken Saturday 29 October 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
257. MUG452
Leeds City Transport 452, MUG452, was an AEC Regent III with a very smart Roe H31/25R body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, Selby Road/Hollyshawn Lane, Whitkirk
258. MUG452
Leeds 452, MUG452, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III, new in September 1949, with a Roe H31/25R body was caught at the terminus in Swarcliffe Drive at the junction with Swarcliffe Avenue on the first day of the new service from the Central Bus Station to the Swarcliffe estate which can be seen to be still very much under construction.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1954, Swarcliffe Drive, Leeds
259. MUG454
Leeds route 48 ran from Beeston to Middleton and 454, MUG454, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body is seen at the Beeston terminus in Old Lane.
Photo taken Saturday 25 June 1955, Old Lane, Beeston
260. MUG462
Leeds 462, MUG462, was one of 25 AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1949. 462 was withdrawn at the end of December 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 16 March 1957, Hill Top Road, Whingate
261. MUG462
An unusual vehicle for the service to Pudsey was Leeds 462, MUG462, an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body new in September 1949 which is seen here in Rockingham Street Bus Station. The 65 route was operated by Bramley Garage which had an all Leyland allocation and the route was operated normally by the NNW batch of Leyland bodied PD2/1s.
Photo taken Saturday 16 July 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
262. MUG473
A rare working of an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body on the route from the Bus Station to Bramley, normally operated by Leyland bodied Leyland PD2s in the NNW batch. 473, MUG473, loads at the stop in Eastgate before proceeding up the Lower Headrow and the Headrow.
Photo taken Saturday 13 August 1955, Eastgate, Leeds
263. NNW342
Seen at the Hyde Park terminus of route 49 is 342, NNW342, one of the sixty Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s new in 1949/50. Behind is 517, JUM572, a Roe H31/25R bodied Daimler CWD6 operating on one of the Hyde Park circular routes.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1955, Hyde Park Terminus
264. NNW344
Leeds 344, NNW344, one of the sixty Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s new in 1949/50. 344, new in December 1949 is seen in Rockingham Street Bus Station having arrived from Rodley.
Photo taken Monday 24 October 1955, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
265. NNW347
Leeds 347, NNW347, one of the sixty Leyland PD2/1s new in 1949/50 with Leyland H30/26R bodies turning round at the Intake terminus before returning to Leeds Rockingham Street.
Photo taken Sunday 13 May 1956, Intake Lane/Coal Hill Lane, Intake
266. NNW352
Leeds 352, NNW352, has just arrived at Rockingham Street Bus Station in Leeds and driver William Wood is just about to close the cab door. This was the first day of operation at Rockingham Street and the Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body, new in 1949, was operating on the service from Pudsey via Stanningley.
Photo taken Sunday 11 July 1954, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
267. NNW353
Leeds 353, NNW353, one of sixty Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s delivered in 1949/50 seen in Central Bus Station ready to operate the final departure on route 14 to Half Mile Lane before this was linked as a cross town route from Half Mile Lane to Halton following the withdrawal of the tram service to Halton earlier in the evening.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Leeds Central Bus Station
268. NNW354
The first bus to leave Intake on the new service to Rockingham Street Bus Station in Leeds was 354, NNW354, one of the sixty Leyland PD2/1s with Leyland H30/26R bodies delivered in 1949/50.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1954, Intake Lane, Intake
269. NNW354
Leeds 354, NNW354, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body is seen at Rockingham Street Bus Station at the end of the first journey from Intake on the newly commenced service. A busy scene for buses, if not for passengers, with another Leyland bodied PD2 on the service to Rodley and a Roe bodied A.E.C. Regent III on the 31 to New Farnley.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1954, Rockingham Street Bus Station, Leeds
270. NNW366
Leeds 366, NNW366, one of sixty Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s delivered in 1949/50 seen in Central Bus Station ready to operate the final departure on route 77 before this was linked to be a cross town route from Bramley to Compton Road.
Photo taken Saturday 7 November 1959, Leeds Central Bus Station
271. NNW377
Leeds 377, NNW377, was one of their all-Leyland PD2/1s dating from 1949/50.
Photo taken 1961, King Lane Circus, Moortown
272. NNW360
Leeds ex-London Feltham tram 524 and Leyland PD2/1 360, NNW360, seen at New Inn, Wortley on the last day of tram operation on the New Inn - Halton service and the last day of operation of route 49 Old Farnley - Hyde Park by Leylands from Bramley Garage.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, New Inn Street, off Tong Road, Wortley
273. NNW361
Leeds 361, NNW361, a Leyland PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R body new in 1950
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
274. NNW361
Leeds 361, NNW361, seen in Great George Street, Leeds was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body new in January 1950 and is about to turn into Calverley Street on its way from Rockingham Street Bus Station to Rodley. It passed to Hartwood Finance Ltd., Barnsley after withdrawal in May 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 21 August 1954, Great George Street, Leeds
275. NNW362
Leeds 362, NNW362, was one of sixty Leyland PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R bodies entering service from December 1949 to April 1950. This one entered service in January 1950 and was withdrawn in May 1966.
Photo taken Friday 30 March 1956, Leeds & Bradford Road/Rodley Lane
276. NNW362
Leeds CT 362, NNW362, was a Leyland PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R body dating from 1950.
Photo taken circa 1965, Stanningley Road, Leeds
277. NNW376
The service from Leeds to Bradford, joint with Bradford Corporation, was worked for a time by Bramley Garage and here Leyland PD2/1 376, NNW376, with a Leyland H30/26R body, is seen at the Stanningley Bottoms stop in Town Street, Stanningley on its way to Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 23 July 1955, Town Street, Stanningley, Leeds
278. NNW388
Leeds 388, NNW388, was one of their all-Leyland PD2s dating from 1950.
Photo taken 1967, Central Bus Station, Leeds
279. NNW389
Seen loading at the Corn Exchange stop whilst operating a duplicate to Morley, Fountain Inn is Leeds 389, NNW389, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 10 September 1955, Corn Exchange, Leeds
280. NNW392
Leeds 392, NNW392, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H56R body of 1950. These buses were the workhorses of route 54 throughout their lives, and were some of the last to retain these full intermediate destination screens.
Photo taken 1966, Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor
281. NNW393
Seen in the Headrow is Leeds 393, NNW393, a Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1 new in March 1950 which is operating the route to Rodley from Rockingham Street Bus Station. After withdrawal in January 1967 it passed to Hartwood Finance Ltd., Barnsley.
Photo taken Saturday 21 August 1954, The Headrow, Leeds
282. NNW397
Leeds City Transport 397, NNW397, an all-Leyland PD2/1 with H30/26R body. These buses were some of the last to use the full destination blind.
Photo taken 1966, Coldcotes Circus Terminus, Gipton
283. NNW397
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are two Leeds buses - Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1 397, NNW397, new in March 1950 and Roe H31/25R bodied A.E.C. O661 Regent 121, HUM416, new in March 1940.
Photo taken Thursday 3 June 1954, Leeds Bus Station
284. NNW482
Leeds 482, NNW482, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1950
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Athletics Institute, Jack Lane, Hunslet
285. NNW489
Seen in the Central Bus Station is Leeds 489, NNW489, one of twenty-five A.E.C. Regent IIIs with Roe H31/25R bodies new in 1950, seen here loading for the special service to Ireland Wood.
Photo taken Sunday 18 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
286. NNW492
Leeds 492, NNW492, is an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body of 1950. Following withdrawal in 1969 it joined the Learner fleet (15). It was purchased by the Leeds Regent Preservation Group in 1971, and this scene shows it being washed for the official hand-over.
Photo taken September 1971, Seacroft Depot
287. NNW492
Seen after restoration had started is Leeds 492, NNW492, a 1950 AEC Regent III. It was photographed at the former Ludlam Street depot in Bradford which was home to the West Yorkshire Transport Museum at the time. The bus moved to the Keighley Bus Museum and is still under restoration.
Photo taken 1993, Ludlum Street Depot, Bradford
288. NNW499
Leeds 499, NNW499, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body from 1950
Photo taken 1966, Kirkgate/New York Street
289. NNW500
Leeds 500, NNW500, AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R was the last of a batch of 25 and entered service in March 1950 running until August 1968. It is seen here on a wet day on football special duty in Lowfields Road at the Leeds United ground at Elland Road.
Photo taken Saturday 5 January 1957, Elland Road, Leeds
290. NNW500
A pair of Leeds City Transport buses, an unidentified Leyland on the left (one of the 1950 all Leyland PD2/1s?) and on the right, AEC 500, NNW500, a Regent III with Roe H31/25R body which had entered service in March 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 March 1951, Leeds Central Bus Station
291. NUB610
Leeds 610, NUB610, an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body, new in 1950
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
292. NUB618
Leeds 618, NUB618, is seen here at Whingate Junction working the first duty on route 49 Old Farnley - Hyde Park after transfer of the route to Headingley garage from Bramley Garage. An AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body entering service in July 1950 it was withdrawn following an accident in September 1968.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1956, Hill Top Road, Whingate
293. NUB621
The driver of Leeds 621, NUB621, obviously likes fresh air. It was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body, one of twenty-five new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley, Leeds
294. NUB624
Leeds City Transport 624, NUB624, a 1950 Roe-bodied AEC Regent III, leaves little room for 353, HUA353D, an Atlantean with MCW body (to a Weymann design) of 1967.
Photo taken March 1971, Ledston Luck Colliery, Ridge Road, near Kippax
295. NUB624
Leeds City Transport 624, NUB624, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H31/25R body introduced in 1950.
Photo taken 1965, Coronation Parade, Halton Moor
296. NUB624
Leeds 624, NUB624, was a 1950 Roe AEC Regent III which survived intil 1971.
Photo taken 1968, Varley Street, Stanningley
297. NUB624
Leeds 624, NUB624, a 1950 AEC Regent III with Roe bodywork is seen in 1968 on an enthusiasts tour prior to withdrawal.
Photo taken 1968, Cookridge
298. NUB625
Leeds AEC Regent III with Roe bodywork 625, NUB625, the last of the 1950 AEC Regents seen in the twilight of its Leeds career in the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
299. NUM700
Leeds 700, NUM700, was a 1950 Commercial Motor Show model and was the second 8 feet wide vehicle in the Leeds fleet, the first being 600, the 1948 Show Model. It entered service on 5th November 1950 and ran until July 1969. It is shown here at Corn Exchange on its way to Morley having come from Meanwood.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1956, Corn Exchange, Leeds
300. ONW631
Leeds 631, ONW631, was one of the first batch of 8' wide AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H31/25R bodies dating from 1950/1.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
301. ONW638
Leeds 638, ONW638, one of the first batch of 8' wide vehicles at the Lower Wortley terminus of route 42 between there and Harehills.
Photo taken Sunday 7 November 1954, Lower Wortley
302. ONW642
Leeds 642, ONW642, was one of the first production batch of 8 feet wide buses for Leeds and is here seen at Meanwood on the first day of the 52/53 Morley services being extended from Corn Exchange to Meanwood to replace the tram service. It is an AEC Regent III/Roe H31/25R and was withdrawn in July 1969 having entered service in December 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 1955, Meanwood
303. PUA650
Leeds 650, PUA650, seen here at Hyde Park, an AEC Regent III/Weymann H32/26R was one of a batch of six vehicles (649-654) which served Leeds from October 1952 until August 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 21 October 1956, Hyde Park, Leeds
304. PUA650
Leeds 650, PUA650, was one of their Weymann-bodied AEC Regent IIIs. It is seen departing from Whitkirk terminus using the roundabout as its turning circle.
Photo taken circa 1965, Selby Road, Whitkirk
305. PUA651
Seen climbing Butt Lane at Farnley on an enthusiasts special tour, Leeds 322, JUG622, a Leyland PD1 new in 1946 with a Roe H31/25R body is passed by the normal hourly service bus 651, PUA651, one of the six Weymann bodied A.E.C. Regent IIIs new in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 20 September 1959, Butt Lane, Farnley
306. PUA651
Leeds 651, PUA651, was a Weymann-bodied AEC Regent III dating from 1952.
Photo taken circa 1968, East Park Parade, East End Park
307. PUA652
A rear view of Leeds 652, PUA652, one of six Weymann H32/26R bodied A.E.C. 9613E Regents new in October 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 21 December 1958, Beeston Terminus
308. PUA653
Leeds City Transport 653, PUA653, an AEC Regent III with Weymann H32/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Wholesale Markets, Pontefract Lane
309. PUA655
Leeds City Transport 655, PUA655, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
310. PUA657
Leeds City Transport 657, PUA657, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1966, St. Peter's Street/Eastgate, Quarry Hill
311. PUA660
Leeds 660, PUA660, seen here at the Leysholme Estate terminus was one of 24 AEC Regent III/Roe H33/25R buses which ran from Sept 1952 until July 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 10 February 1957, Leysholme Estate
312. PUA666
Apart from one journey on a morning peak hour duty, which came from the 46 Belle Isle - Bramley Town End route, the Leeds Leyland PD1s, 319-333, were not regular performers on the 77 service from Bramley Town End to the Bus Station. Seen here is 323, JUG623, with a Roe H31/25R body, new in March 1946, alongside 666 PUA666, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III, new in 1952 with a Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken Saturday 12 March 1955, Bus Station, Leeds
313. PUA669
Leeds 669, PUA669, was an AEC Regent III with a Roe H33/25R body dating from 1952 and survived in service until 1971.
Photo taken 1968, Halton Moor Terminus
314. PUA672
Leeds C.T. 672, PUA672, an AEC Regent III 9613E with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1952.
Photo taken 1970, Balm Road, Hunslet
315. PUA674
Leeds 674, PUA674, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H33/26R body of 1952.
Photo taken 1968, Selby Toll Bridge
316.
Leeds 602 was one of only two trams built by C.H. Roe and entered service in a special Royal Purple and ivory livery on 1st June 1953. This and companion 601 (with different electrical equipment) seated 34, with provision for 36 standing passengers in their centre entrance bodies.
Photo taken Monday 1 June 1953, Half Mile Lane Terminus, Stanningley
317.
Preserved Leeds single deck tram 602, new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 30 September 2006, Crich Tramway Museum
318.
Leeds 602, seen at Templenewsam, was the Maley & Taunton equipped Roe bodied railcar new in June 1953.
Photo taken Friday 4 June 1954, Templenewsam
319.
Leeds 601, the Metropolitan-Vickers equipped Roe bodied railcar, new in June 1953, is seen loading outside the Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1954, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
320. RNW302
Seen here whilst operating from Torre Road garage is RNW302, Leeds 302, one of ten Leyland PD2/14s with Roe H33/25R bodies new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 27 August 1955, Primley Park, Leeds
321. RNW307
Leeds City Transport on RNW307
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969
322. RNW307
RNW307, seen entering the Bus Station, whilst operating on the service from Half Mile Lane, was Leeds 307 which was one of ten Leyland PD2/14s with Roe H33/25R bodies. 307 was new in February 1953 and was withdrawn in January 1970 passing to Auto Spares (Bingley) Ltd in June 1970.
Photo taken Saturday 14 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
323. RNW310
Leeds 310, RNW310, was one of ten Leyland PD2/14 with Roe H33/25R bodies new in March 1953 and withdrawn in February 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 10 June 1956, Harehills Road, Harehills
324.
Leeds 600 at the Thwaite Gate terminus at Hunslet. This was built in Leeds' Kirkstall Road Works and was a reconstruction of Sunderland 85 which had been purchased in 1944 for 'experimental purposes'.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 August 1954, Thwaite Gate, Hunslet
325.
Leeds City Transport single deck rail car 600 which was rebuilt in the Kirkstall works in over a period of years finally entering service in 1954, now preserved at the Crich tramway museum.
Photo taken c. 1998, Crich Tramway Museum
326.
The better of the Leeds Railcars, 602, with a Roe 34 seated + 36 standing centre entrance body is seen at the Whingate terminus. This car had Maley & Taunton HS717 resilient wheel bogies with four 45 H.P. motors mounted lomgitudinally, driving through cardan shafts and spiral bevel gears, and a Crompton Parkinson VAMBAC controller, the combination resulting in an exceptionally smooth and quiet ride.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1954, Whingate, Leeds
327. PHP220
Daimler demonstrator PHP220, a Daimler CVG6 with a Northern Counties H33/28R body was on loan to Leeds City Transport from 24th August to 14th September 1954 and is seen here at the Harehills Road terminus of the service from Harehills to Lower Wortley, with the driver having a discussion with local residents.
Photo taken Wednesday 25 August 1954, Harehills Road, Leeds
328. TNW730
Seen at Shaw Lane, Headingley, with a new crew about to take over, is Leeds 730, TNW730, the A.E.C. 9613E Regent III with a Roe H33/25R body which had been exhibited at the 1954 Commecial Motor Show and which entered service on 29th October 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley, Leeds
329. TNW739
Leeds 739, TNW739, was one of the 1954 batch of AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H33/25R body and remained in service until 1970.
Photo taken October, 1966, New Woodhouse Lane
330. TNW740
Leeds last AEC Regent IIIs were delivered in 1954. 740, TNW740, carries a Roe body. It is seen on the 49 route, a regular haunt of this batch of vehicles.
Photo taken 1968, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
331. TNW747
Leeds City Transport 747, TNW747, an AEC Regent III 9613E with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1954.
Photo taken August 1970, Wellington Street/Aire Street, Leeds
332. TNW747
Seen at the Compton Road terminus of the cross town service to Kirkstall is Leeds 747, TNW747, an A.E.C. 9613E Regent III new in 1954 with a Roe H33/25R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1954, Compton Road, Leeds
333. TNW752
Leeds 752, TNW752, seen here at Stanningley Bottoms was one of the last batch of AEC Regent III/Roe H33/25R delivered to Leeds and was new in September 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 23 July 1955, Stanningley Bottoms, Leeds
334. TNW757
1954 saw the introduction into the Leeds fleet of five A.E.C. 9613E Regent IIIs with Metro Cammell Orion H33/25R bodies and 757, TNW757, is seen in Shaw Lane at Headingley on the service from Harehills to Stanningley.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley
335. TNW758
Leeds City Transport 758, TNW758, an AEC Regent III with Metro-Cammell H33/25R body, new in 1954 and behind, 863, one of the last narrow, short Roe-bodied Regent Vs of 1957.
Photo taken 1968, Hyde Park Terminus
336. TNW759
Leeds 759, TNW759, an AEC Regent III with Metro-Cammell H33/25R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
337. TUA32
Leeds 32, TUA32, was one of three AEC Reliances new in 1954 with Roe B34C+24 bodies and is seen at the Greenthorpe terminus of the route from Long Causeway.
Photo taken Sunday 11 December 1955, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
338. TUA32
Leeds CT 32, TUA32, was one of the AEC Reliance variations of their small fleet of standee window saloons. Following it is 429, LUA429, a 1948 Roe-bodied Regent III.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
339. TUA33
TUA33 seen here at the terminus in Green Road, Meanwood of the 45 route to Wortley is one of three A.E.C. MU3RV Reliances with Roe B34C +24 bodies new in 1954, and which was number 33 in the Leeds fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 26 June 1955, Green Road, Meanwood
340. TUA33
A wintry scene at Amen Corner, Kirkstall featuring Leeds 33, TUA33, an A.E.C. MU3RA Reliance with a Roe B34C + 24 body, new in December 1954, on its way to Wortley from Meanwood.
Photo taken Sunday 27 February 1955, Amen Corner, Kirkstall, Leeds
341. TUA36
One of only two Guy Arabs to feature in the post-war Leeds fleet was 36, TUA36, which is seen in Cockshott Lane, Bramley about to turn left into Stanningley Road. It was new in 1954 and had a Roe B34C + 24 body.
Photo taken Saturday 21 May 1955, Cockshott Lane, Bramley
342. TUA29
Leeds 29, TUA29, Leyland PSUC1/1 with Roe B34+24C standee body seen in Town Street, Bramley outside the Rate Office.
Photo taken Saturday 21 May 1955, Town Street, Bramley
343. TUA29
Leeds 29, TUA29, one of three Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs with Roe B34C bodies new in 1955 is seen at the Greenthorpe terminus of the route to Long Causeway which required single deck operation because of a low bridge in Henconner Lane at Bramley and a weak bridge at Kirkstall.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1960, Greenthorpe
344. TUA29
The advantage of opening windscreens is displayed in this shot of Leeds 29 TUA29, the first of three Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cubs with Roe B34C + 24 bodies new on 1st May 1955 and seen at Shaw Lane, Headingley.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley, Leeds
345. TUA30
Leeds 30, TUA30, was a Leyland Tiger Cub with a Roe B34+24C standee body introduced in 1955.
Photo taken 1962, King Lane, Moortown
346. TUA31
Leeds 31, TUA31, one of three Leyland Tiger Cubs, fitted with Roe B34C+24 bodies new in 1955 seen here at Shaw Lane, Headingley.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1955, Shaw Lane, Headingley
347. TUA35
Leeds City Transport 35, TUA35, a Guy 5LW with Roe centre-entrance "standee" bodywork, built in 1955.
Photo taken late 1966, Stanks Terminus, Leeds
348. TUA36
Leeds 36, TUA36, one of two Guy Arab LUFs, fitted with Roe B34C+24 bodies new in 1955 seen here at the Long Causeway, Adel terminus.
Photo taken Sunday 22 May 1955, Waylnd Drive, Adel
349. TUA36
Leeds City Transport 36, TUA36, a Guy 5LW with Roe centre-entrance "standee" body of 1955. Behind is a nearly-new, unidentified Weymann-bodied Atlantean.
Photo taken Sunday 17 October 1965, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
350. UUA203
Leeds C.T. 203, UUA203, a Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken 1970, Town Street/Half Mile Lane (The Pavilion), Stanningley
351. UUA207
Leeds bought 15 Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/11s. Two of these have been preserved and seen here is 207, UUA207. This bus carries the later green livery with light green lower deck window surrounds and a simplified indicator showing the route number and final destination.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Otley
352. UUA207
A rear view of Leeds 207 UUA207 showing the subtle lines of the Roe body. The trademark staircase window is also clearly visible. This batch of 15 Leyland Titan PD2/11s were the penultimate batch of Leeds buses to carry this feature.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Otley
353. UUA207
A contrast in pre and post war Titans with nearest the camera Crosville M52, CFM354, a 1937 Leyland Titan TD5 with lowbridge ECW bodywork wearing Crosville's pre war livery. Beyond is Leeds City Transport 207, UUA207, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 4 August 2013, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
354. UUA207
Leeds City Transport 207, UUA207, and sister 212, UUA212 are both beautifully preserved Leyland PD2/11s with Roe H33/25R bodies from 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Thwaites Mill Museum
355. UUA209
Leeds Leyland Titan deliveries in the mid fifties totalled 30 chassis in two batches. The 1955 deliveries were Leyland Titan PD2/11s. 209, UUA209, carried a Roe body.
Photo taken 1968, Stanningley Road, Leeds
356. UUA212
Leeds City Transport bought Leyland Titans with Pneumocyclic gearboxes in 1955. One of these is 212, UUA212, a Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/11.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 2009, Harrogate
357. UUA212
Leeds City Transport 212, UUA212, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with a Roe H33/25R body at York Street during the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
358. UUA212
Former Leeds City Transport 212, UUA212, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe bodywork heads away from the bus station towards the Corn Exchange during the Leeds Running Day The rear was modified during its time as a driver training bus. If this is looking like the back end of a bus count me in!
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
359. UUA212
Leeds were the only operators to purchase Leyland PD2/11 models, fifteen having Roe H33/25R bodies and five having Metro Cammell H33/25R bodies. They were used initially mainly on the service from the Central Bus Station to Half Mile Lane and Roe bodied 212, UUA212, which had entered service two days earlier, is seen at the Bramley Station stop in Stanningley Road on its way to Half Mile Lane.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1955, Stanningley Road, Leeds
360. UUA213
Leeds 213, UUA213, a Leyland PD2/11 with Roe H33/25R body, new in 1955
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leedsl Bus Station
361. UUA213
Leeds 213, UUA213, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with Roe bodywork stands in the bus station in its guise as a trainer; it was renumbered 1 in its new role
Photo taken Friday 20 April 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
362. UUA214
Leeds 214, UUA214, was a Leyland PD2/11 with Roe H33/25R body from 1955.
Photo taken 1961/62, King Lane, Moortown
363. UUA217
Leeds bought 20 Leyland Titan PD2/11 in 1955; fifteen carried Roe bodywork but the final five had MCW Orion bodies. 217, UUA217, waits to depart for Pudsey from the central bus station Leeds. The small oblong staircase window is an unusual addition to the bodywork.
Photo taken Friday 23 August 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
364. UUA217
Seen operating an extra service from Briggate to Roundhay Park on tram route 3 is Leeds 217, UUA217, a Leyland PD2/11 with a Metro-Cammell H33/25R body new in 1955. The passengers have been waiting in the barriers in the centre of the road where they would normally board the tram by the front (offside) entrance.
Photo taken Briggate
365. UUA217
On its first day in service, Leeds 217, UUA217, was caught at the Bramley Station stop in Stanningley Road. It was one of five Leyland PD2/11s which had Metro Cammell Orion H33/25R bodies.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 June 1955, Stanningley Road, Leeds
366. UUA218
Leeds 218, UUA218, a Leyland PD2/11 with Metro-Cammell H33/25R body new in 1955
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
367. UUA218
Leeds City Transport 218, UUA218, was a Leyland PD2/11 with MCW H33/25R body, new in 1955.
Photo taken 1961, King Lane, Moortown
368. UUA218
Leeds driver trainer 9, UUA218, seen here in a damp Leeds bus station was originally 218 in the passenger fleet. It is a Leyland Titan PD2/11 of 1955 one of twenty bought by Leeds in that year of which five had MCW bodywork like 218.
Photo taken Wednesday 13 March 1974, Leeds Central Bus Station
369. UUA219
Seen at the Half Mile Lane terminus of route 14 on its first day in service is Leeds 219, UUA219, one of the five Leyland PD2/11s which had Metro Cammell Orion H33/25R bodies.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 June 1955, Half Mile Lane, Leeds
370. UUA220
In addition to running on the 14 service to Half Mile Lane, the Leyland PD2/11s were used on the 69/70 services and 220, UUA220, the last of five with Metro Cammell H33/25R bodies is seen in Leeds Bus Station preparing to work a trip to Moortown.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 1955, Leeds Bus Station
371. VUG536
Leeds 536, VUG536, a Daimler CVG6 with Metro-Cammell H33/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
372. VUG547
Leeds City Transport 547, VUG547, was a Daimler CVG6 with MCW H33/28R body of 1956.
Photo taken 1966, Colton Village
373. WUA762
Leeds 762 is seen under construction at the works of Charles H. Roe at Crossgates. It was an A.E.C. MD2RA Regent V with an H33/27R body which would be registered WUA762.
Photo taken Saturday 3 December 1955, Roe Works, Crossgates, Leeds
374. WUA768
Leeds City Transport 768, WUA768, was an AEC Regent V with Roe H33/27R body, built in 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 8 June 1972, Stonegate Road, Moortown
375. WUA770
Leeds CT 770, WUA770 was a Roe-bodied Regent V dating from 1956.
Photo taken 1967, Wide Lane, Morley
376. WUA779
Leeds 779, WUA779, was an AEC Regent V with a Roe H33/27R body dating from 1956. Note the speeding "Granville", once a common sight.
Photo taken 1965, Ring Road Terminus, Whitkirk
377. WUA804
Leeds 804, WUA804, an AEC Regent V with Roe H33/27R body new in 1956, retaining the old style Regent III radiator that Leeds specified until 1960
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
378. WUA804
A line up of Leeds mid fifties deliveries at Bramley depot. From left to right are 804 WUA804, a 1956 AEC Regent V with exposed radiator and Roe bodywork dating from 1956, 217 UUA217 a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with MCW bodywork, 301 RNW301 a 1953 Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/14 marque unique to Leeds and lastly 657 PUA657 a 1952 AEC Regent III with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1968, Bramley Depot
379. WUA809
Leeds City Transport lightweight AEC Regent V 809, WUA809, dating from 1956 had a Roe body and was withdrawn in 1973
Photo taken 1971, Long Causeway
380. WUA823
Leeds CT 823, WUA823 was one of their many AEC Regent Vs with a Roe H33/27R body dating from 1956.
Photo taken 1968, Whitkirk Terminus
381. XUM856
Leeds C.T. 856, XUM856, an AEC Regent V MD2RA with Roe H33/27R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken late 1970, Half Mile Lane terminus, Pavilion, Stanningley Road, Leeds
382. XUM873
873, XUM873, was from Leeds' second batch of A.E.C. MD2RA Regent Vs with Roe H33/27R bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 7 October 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
383. XUM894
Leeds 894, XUM894, was the last of their 7' 6" wide A.E.C. Regent Vs with Roe H33/27R bodies and is seen in Leeds Bus Station
Photo taken Friday 11 August 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
384. YNW559
Further to recent discussion about Leeds small Daimler CVG6 with MCW bodywork and also comment on the 49 Hyde Park to Old Farnley, here is a shot of 559, YNW559, a 1957 delivery at the Carr Crofts / Tong Road junction en route to Old Farnley. These were Leeds second batch of buses with enclosed radiators, the first being a batch of similar Daimlers delivered in 1955/6.
Photo taken Thursday 28 March 1968, Carr Crofts/Tong Road, Armley
385. YNW560
Leeds City Transport 560, YNW560, a Daimler CVG6 with Weymann H33/27R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken August 1970, City Square, Leeds
386. 1901NW
Leeds 901, 1901NW, one of the first batch of 8’ wide AEC Regent Vs, new in 1958, seen in Leeds Central Bus Station operating to Half Mile Lane on a rare incursion. Leeds had a ban on its own 8’ wide vehicles using the bus station but other operators ran such vehicles without problems. The roadways were wide enough but pulling into and out of stands was more difficult.
Photo taken Saturday 13 September 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
387. 5221NW
Leeds City Transport 221, 5221NW, was the first of 71 Leyland PD3/5s with Roe H39/32R bodies delivered for tram replacement. It had been exhibited at the 1958 Commercial Motor Show and is seen here at St. Chad’s Road, Headingley at the end of its first journey in service.
Photo taken Sunday 9 November 1958, St. Chad's Road, Headingley
388. 5221NW
5221NW, Leeds 221, was exhibited at the Commercial Motor Show in October 1958 and has the gold lining applied to Leeds models exhibited there. It was a Leyland PD3/5 with a Roe H39/32R body and this rear view was taken at the Beeston terminus of the cross-town route from Lawnswood.
Photo taken Sunday 21 December 1958, Beeston Terminus
389. 5225NW
Leeds 225, 5225NW, was one of their handsome Leyland PD3/5s with Roe H39/32R bodies dating from 1958.
Photo taken c.1966, Corn Exchange, Leeds
390. 5228NW
Leeds 228, 5228NW, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe bodywork wears the Leeds training bus livery of white and green.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 June 1976, Bramley Depot
391. 5234NW
Leeds 234, 5234NW, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe bodywork shines in the sun as it waits to depart from Roundhay for Middleton. The later Leeds fleetname is carried.
Photo taken April 1974, Roundhay Park terminus
392. 1908NW
Leeds 908, 1908NW, AEC Regent V MD2RA Roe H33/29R.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
393. 5226NW
Leeds PD3/5 226, 5226NW, in very familiar territory on Roundhay Road in Leeds as it approaches Harehills on a Moortown service.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 June 1972, Roundhay Road, Leeds
394. 5231NW
Leeds 231, 5231NW, was a fine Roe-bodied Leyland PD3 of 1959. Behind was 909, 1909NW, a 1958 Roe/Regent V which was notable for being numerically the last 27'6" bus introduced by LCT.
Photo taken 1971, Ullswater Crescent, Halton Moor
395. 5258NW
Leeds 258, 5258NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with Roe H38/32R body, new in 1959
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
396. 5269NW
WYPTE Leeds District 269, 5269NW, a Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe H39/32R body, new in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
397. 5271NW
Leeds 271, 5271NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with a Roe H38/32R body of 1959, successfully avoids two ladies unaware of the danger.
Photo taken 1970, Seacroft
398. 5280NW
Former Leeds 280, 5280NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with Roe H38/32R body, new in March 1959, now owned by Black Prince.
Photo taken Thursday 10 March 2005, Black Prince Garage, Morley, Leeds
399. 5280NW
A second picture of former Leeds 280, 5280NW, a Leyland PD3/5 with Roe H38/32R body, new in March 1959, now part of the Ensignbus fleet
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 2006, Ensign Depot, Purfleet
400. 5280NW
Another non London vehicle which was out at the Ensignbus vintage running day was Leeds PD3 5280NW, in Brentwood High Street on its way to Grays on the X81.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 2014, High Street, Brentwood
401. 5284NW
Leeds City Transport 284, a 1959 Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Roe body, seen when working for Tyne and Wear PTE during a vehicle shortage in 1976. The bus is numbered 415 in the PTE fleet.
Photo taken 1976, Newcastle
402. 5284NW
Leeds City Transport Roe bodied Leyland Titan 284, 5284NW, on loan to Tyne and Wear PTE where it carried fleet number 415.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
403. 7504UA
Leeds City Transport 504, 7504UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H38/32R body (delivered as H39/32R but altered in 1960) pictured outside the Central Bus Station. Renumbered 704 in late 1972 (to make way for a batch of new Atlanteans) it was withdrawn in August 1974, after passing briefly to WYPTE.
Photo taken mid to late 1960s, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
404. 7514UA
Leeds 514, 7514UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe bodywork entered service on Saturday 7th November 1959 as a direct tramway replacement vehicle, it was placed in service at teatime to replace a tram on the Halton route. It is seen here in December 1976 on an enthusiasts tour. On New Years Eve 1976, 514 became the last rear loader to run in Leeds.
Photo taken December 1976, Colton Village
405. 7514UA
Leeds 514, 7514UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 is seen after restoration to as delivered condition. It carries the livery with the light green above the windows rather than around the windows and a full via blind. The bus is now at the Keighley bus museum.
Photo taken 1992, Kirkstall
406. 7514UA
Leeds C.T. 514, 7514UA, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1959. Passing to the West Yorkshire P.T.E in 1974, it was withdrawn at the end of 1976, and by 1981 had passed to the Leeds 514 Preservation Group.
Photo taken 1970, Town Street/Half Mile Lane (The Pavilion), Stanningley
407. 7516UA
Leeds 516, 7516UA, was one of the handsome Roe H39/32R bodied Daimler CVG6LX's dating from 1959. Its position on the wrong side of the road is the result of it having just pulled out of the terminus.
Photo taken 1966, Selby Road, Halton
408. 7519UA
Leeds City Transport 519, 7519UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe bodywork. Renumbered to 719 in 1972.
Photo taken 1968, Stanningley Road, Leeds
409. 7520UA
As well as AEC Regents from Huddersfield, Bradford also received some elderly Daimlers in the early days of the PTE. Seen in Hall Ings waiting to depart for Ravenscliffe is 720, 7520UA, a 1959 Daimler CVG6LX/30 that was originally 520 in the Leeds fleet
Photo taken Wednesday 13 November 1974, Hall Ings, Bradford
410. 940GUA
WYPTE Leeds District Regent V/Roe's 946/940, 946GUA/940GUA, CVG6LX/30/Roe 889, 589FUM, and an ex-Halifax Worldmaster/Weymann (possibly 3371, KCP1). Withdrawn along with many others at Bramley Depot.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
411. 3910UB
Leeds City Transport 910, 3910UB, was an AEC Regent V with MCCW Orion H38/32R body of 1960.
Photo taken 1966, Crossgates, Leeds
412. 3915UB
A line up of withdrawn AEC Regent Vs with MCW bodywork await their fate at Bramley depot in Leeds They were part of a batch bought in 1960, 915, 917, and 921, 3915UB etc.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1975, Bramley Depot
413. 3916UB
Leeds 916, 3916UB was an AEC Regent V with an MCW body from 1960. It is seen on the first day of the WYPTE takeover.
Photo taken Monday 1 April 1974, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
414. 3916UB
Leeds was synonymous with AEC Regents from the early 1930s until the last examples entered service in 1966. In 1960 the first thrity foot long examples arrived. These were 14 AEC Regent V 2D2RA chassis with MCW bodywork which were Leeds' last buses with exposed radiators and the only 30ft AECs anywhere with this feature. 916, 3916UB, is now preserved.
Photo taken Sunday 19 June 2011, Rowsley
415. 3916UB
Leeds City Transport 916, 3916UB, a 1960 AEC Regent V 2D2RA with a Roe H39/32R body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2012, The Kings Arms, Heath Common, Wakefield
416. 3916UB
A shot for all the Orion fans of the rear of Leeds 916, 3916UB, a 1960 AEC Regent V as it loads in Dalton Lane Keighley. This bus has a full range of melodic AEC sounds and the passengers were in for an aural treat
Photo taken Sunday 7 July 2013, Dalton Lane, Keighley
417. 3916UB
In the days when former Leeds 916, 3916UB, a 1960 AEC Regent V with MCW body was on the active strength it could often be seen in this very spot picking up passengers on the Swacliffe routes which were a regular haunt of these unusual and ruggedly attractive buses
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
418. 3916UB
Former Leeds City Transport 916, 3916UB, an AEC Regent V 2D2RA with Metro-Cammell H38/32R body, new in 1960. It had passed to the West Yorkshire PTE (Metro Leeds) in 1974 and was withdrawn in 1975. It was then acquired by David Heap of Halifax, with whom it is seen here about to leave Bramley Depot for its new home. Subsequently it was to change owners, but is still a frequent rally attender in the Yorkshire area.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, Bramley Depot
419. 3922UB
Leeds City Transport 922, 3922UB, an AEC Regent V with MCW body, bought in 1960 withdrawn 1975. Alongside is 488, DUA485K, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean with dual door Roe bodywork.
Photo taken April 1974, Leeds Central Bus Station
420. 316DUA
Leeds 316, 316DUA, a Leyland PD3A/2 with Weymann H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
421. 572CNW
Preserved Daimler 572CNW, a CVG6LX with Roe H39/31F body, new in May 1962 to Leeds as their fleet number 572, one of a batch of five front-entrance CVs, now preserved in Huddersfield livery.
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
422. 572CNW
Leeds Daimler 572, 572CNW with a Bradford trolleybus in the background. 572CNW has been preserved.
Photo taken Friday 19 June 1964, Broadway, Bradford
423. 574CNW
Leeds only ever bought five front engined double deckers with forward entrance bodywork. The quintet were bought for the jont service 72 to Bradford who were using MCW bodied forward entrance AEC Regent Vs as their contribution. 574, 574CNW, seen here in a very wet Skipton bus station.
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton Bus Station
424. 574CNW
A rear view of Leeds 574, 574CNW, showing the low indicator. The well proportioned lines of the Roe body show up well in this view
Photo taken Sunday 9 October 2011, Skipton
425. 574CNW
Leeds 574, 574CNW, was one of five Roe forward-entrance Daimler CVG6LXs introduced for the joint Leeds-Bradford service 72 in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Bramley Town End
426. 574CNW
WYPTE (Kirklees District) 874, 574CNW, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31F body. New to Leeds C.T. in 1962 (as 574, later 874).
Photo taken 1975, Market Street/Fox Street, Huddersfield
427. 575CNW
Leeds 575, 575CNW, was one of five Roe forward-entrance Daimler CVG6L/30s bought in 1962 for the joint Leeds-Bradford route.
Photo taken 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
428. 576CNW
Leeds City Transport 576, 576CNW, Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe forward entrance bodywork, one of 5 buses bought in 1962 to work the 72 Bradford service.
Photo taken c. 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
429. 576CNW
Leeds City Transport 1962 Daimler CVG6LX/30 876, 576CNW, a Roe bodied front entrance bus originally numbered 576.
Photo taken May 1976, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
430. 581CNW
Leeds 581, 581CNW, a Daimler CVG6LX/30 with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
431. 581CNW
All four constituent fleets of West Yorkshire PTE are represented here together with something much older. It is taken in the area of Bramley depot used to store withdrawn buses on 1st February 1975. In the foreground is Leeds 581, 581CNW, latterly 881. This was one of five open-platform CVG6LX-30s delivered at the same time as the better-known front-entrance examples, which at the time of the photograph were being re-certified in Huddersfield.
Photo taken Saturday 1 February 1975, Bramley Depot
432. 841CUM
Leeds City Transport 41, 841CUM, a 1962 AEC Reliance with Roe 41 seat dual door body.
Photo taken December 1970, Roundhay Park, Leeds
433. 842CUM
Leeds first modern dual door buses were a batch of AEC Reliances with Roe body. 42, 842CUM, dates from 1962. The pre-one man livery is carried.
Photo taken 1968, Henconner Lane, Leeds
434. 924CUG
Leeds 924, 924CUG, an AEC Regent V 2D2RA with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
435. 927CUG
Leeds City Transport 927, 927CUG, an AEC Regent V with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1962
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
436. 328CNW
Leeds 328, 328GNW, Leyland PD3A/2 with Weymann Orion H39/31R body, new in October 1963, taken during PTE days, looking definitely worse for wear.
Photo taken May/June 1975, Thornton Road, Bradford
437. 586FUM
Leeds Daimler CVG6LX-30 586, 586FUM, which is approaching Kirkstall with one of the unique 30-foot long exposed radiator AEC Regent Vs (918, 3918UB) behind.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 October 1972, Kirkstall
438. 591FUM
Leeds City Transport 591, 591FUM, was a Daimler CVG6LX with Roe H39/31R body, new in 1963.
Photo taken 1968, Park Avenue, Middleton
439. 937GUA
Former Leeds City Transport Roe bodied AEC Regent V 937,937GUA, out of use after a period on loan to Tyne and Wear PTE wher it was fleet number 409
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
440. 938GUA
WYPTE Leeds District 938, 938GUA, and 959, 959JUB, AEC Regent V 2D2RA's with Roe H39/32R bodywork, new to Leeds City Transport in 1963 and 1964 respectively, along with an ex-Halifax Worldmaster and three ex-Bradford AEC Mk. V's. All withdrawn awaiting their fate at the WYPTE Bramley depot.
Photo taken Sunday 14 September 1975, WYPTE Leeds Bramley Depot
441. 944GUA
Leeds City Transport 944, 944GUA, a 1963 AEC Regent V with Roe bodywork. When withdrawn in 1975 the bus was sold to OK Motor Services of Bishop Auckland who in turn the following year sold the bus to Tyne and Wear PTE to cover a vehicle shortage.
Photo taken 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
442. 945GUA
Leeds 945, 945GUA, was a handsome Roe-bodied AEC Regent V introduced in 1963. It is seen on the first day of West Yorkshire PTE control (appropriately April Fools Day), and just a year before it was scrapped.
Photo taken Monday 1 April 1974, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
443. 947GUA
Leeds 947, 947GUA, was an A.E.C. 2D2RA Regent V with a Roe H39/31R body and was seen at the Crossgates terminus of the route through the city centre to Kirkstall which had been introduced when the tram service to Crossgates was withdrawn in November 1959. The trams had terminated on the other side of the public conveniences.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1964, Crossgates, Leeds
444. 101LNW
Leeds City Transport 101, 101LNW the 1964 Commercial Motor Show exhibit. This bus was the first LCT double decker with a wrap round windscreen and forced ventilation.
Photo taken early 1974, Corn Exchange, Leeds
445. 102LNW
Leeds City Transport 102, 102LNW, a 1964 Daimler Fleetline with Roe bodywork, part of the original batch of rear engined buses for Leeds.
Photo taken May 1976, George Street, Halifax
446. 104LNW
Leeds 104, 104LNW, a Daimler Fleetline with Roe H70F body, new in 1964
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
447. 108LNW
Leeds first Fleetlines came in 1964 and carried Roe bodywork. 108, 108LNW, is seen in later years wearing PTE Metrobus livery with alongside one of Leeds final batch of AEC Swifts again with Roe bodywork, 1051 AUB151J, dating from 1971
Photo taken Friday 16 March 1979, Leeds Central Bus Station
448. 115LNW
This photo shows two of the last batch of five Roe bodied Daimler CVG6-30s bought by Leeds in late 1964 doing a sort of double take, as the identical buses even carry the same adverts! The bus nearer the camera is 115, 115LNW, not sure which the other one is.
Photo taken Monday 23 June 1975, New Road Side, Horsforth
449. 115LNW
Leeds City Transport 115, 115LNW, the last (numerically) Daimler CVG6LX/30 to enter service in 1964. Roe bodywork is carried and alongside is a West Yorkshire Road Car Bristol RELH6G/ECW coach.
Photo taken 1975 Summer, Woodhall Services, M1 Motorway
450. 44KUA
Wilson of Carnwath 44KUA, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1964 with Roe B41D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1978, Carnwath
451. 44KUA
Ex-Leeds AEC Reliance/Roe single decker 44 44KUA, here lookings very sorry for itself in use as a store in the yard of Wilson's of Carnwath in May 1986.
Photo taken Wednesday 7 May 1986, Carnwath
452. 44KUA
Previously shown with Wilsons, ex Leeds AEC Reliance 44KUA with Roe B41D body was operated by Grampian as their 44 and can be seen here at the King Street Garage in Aberdeen, still with A.C.T. crest.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1975, King Street Garage, Aberdeen
453. 46KUA
Roe B41D bodywork was fitted to this A.E.C. 2MU2RA Reliance, 46KUA, which was numbered 46 in the Leeds City Transport fleet and was one of four delivered in 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 2 April 1966, Pudsey Road, Greenthorpe
454. 949JUB
This photo sees one of Leeds superb 30-foot long Roe-bodied Regent Vs 949, 949JUB, heading along York Road in Leeds and passing former SHMD Daimler 76, VTU76.
Photo taken Saturday 12 August 1972, York Road, Leeds
455. 950JUB
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, 950JUB, an A E C Regent V 2D2RA built in 1964 with Roe H39/31R bodywork. Former Leeds 950 (and friends) was still in Leeds livery but OKMS has been crudely marked on the bonnet below the driver's windscreen.
Photo taken December 1975, OK depot Bishop Auckland
456. 952JUB
A pair of Leeds AEC Regent Vs, 952, 952JUB, is a 1964 example with Roe bodywork while 916, 3916UB, dates from 1960 and has MCW bodywork.
Photo taken 1996, Halifax Bus Rally
457. 952JUB
Leeds as it used to be (almost). The line up on York Street at the start of the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014. It is headed by former 952, 952JUB, a 1964 AEC Regent V 2D2RA with a Roe H39/31R body followed by 212, UUA212, a 1955 Leyland Titan PD2/11 with a Roe H33/25R body & at the rear 916, 3916UB, a 1960 AEC Regent V 2D2RA with a Metro-Cammell H39/31R body.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
458. 952JUB
Leeds City Transport 952, 952JUB, was one of the handsome 1964 batch of Roe-bodied AEC Regent Vs that were transferred to Tyne & Wear in the mid-1970s to cover a vehicle shortage.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, Thwaites Mill Museum
459. 957JUB
Leeds 957, 957JUB, one of the Roe bodied AEC Regent Vs, new in 1964
Photo taken 1975, entering Leeds Central Bus Station
460. 946GUA
Leeds CT 946, 946GUA, was one of the 1963 batch of Roe bodied Regent Vs.
Photo taken 1965, Crossgates, Leeds
461. ANW710C
Leeds City Transport purchased a solitary AEC Reliance in 1965 and had it fitted with a neat Roe coach body that bore a strong resemblence to the AEC Reliances with Roe bodywork delivered in 1962 & 1964. 10, ANW710C, was used a private hire vehicle and was never used in regular passenger service.
Photo taken 1994, Halifax
462. ANW710C
Leeds City Transport 10, ANW710C, was an AEC Reliance with a Roe C37F body, built in 1965. This was the first coach to be owned by LCT.
Photo taken 1966, Talbot Square, Blackpool
463. CUB331C
Leeds City Transport bought their first Leyland Atlanteans in 1965. Numerically the first was 331, CUB331C, a PDR1/1 Mk2 chassis with Weymann bodywork seating 70.
Photo taken 1996, off Charlestown Road, Halifax
464. CUB331C
Leeds were late-comers into the use of rear-engined buses, buying Fleetlines in 1964 and these Atlanteans in 1965. 331, CUB331C, was a PDR1/1 Mk2 chassis with a Weymann H41/29F body and is now preserved at the Keighley Bus Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 17 October 1965, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
465. CUB331C
Leeds chose Weymann to body their first Atlanteans. Seen in the later one man reversed light and dark green livery is 331, CUB331C, of 1965.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
466. CUB331C
Leeds City Transport 331, CUB331C, a 1965 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 MK 2 with a Weymann H41/29F body on York Street in Leeds during the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
467. CUB334C
Leeds 334, CUB334C, was one of their Weymann-bodied Atlanteans dating from 1965, seen on the first day of the WYPTE takeover.
Photo taken Monday 1 April 1974, Seacroft Town Centre Bus Station
468. CUB336C
Leeds City Transport, 336, CUB336C, a Leyland Atlantean PRD1/1 with Weymann H41/29F body, new in 1965
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, Wellington Street, Leeds
469. CUB336C
Leeds 336, CUB336C, a 1965 Leyland Atlantean with Weymann body, part of Leeds initial batch of Atlanteans, enters the bus station. It is wearing the reversed livery introduced on the Leeds dual door fleet in 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 17 May 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
470. DUM970C
Leeds CT 970, DUM970C, one of the handsome Roe-bodied Regent Vs from 1965.
Photo taken 1968, Wholesale Meat Market, Pontefract Lane, Leeds
471. DUM972C
Leeds City Transport AEC Regent V chassis, destined to become number 972, DUM972C and to enter service on 3rd December 1965.
Photo taken Late summer 1965
472. DUM972C
Leeds Regent 972, DUM972C, climbing Butcher Hill out of Horsforth towards Hawksworth. The 50 was a good route on which to enjoy the sounds of these buses as it had several quite steep hills, including this one.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 1972, Butcher Hill, Horsforth
473. DUM972C
Rear view of Leeds Regent 972, DUM972C, taken on Spen Lane near Kirkstall Abbey where it is about to turn into Vesper Lane heading into Hawksworth the opposite way. The Leeds to Harrogate line is on the bridge above.
Photo taken Saturday 14 October 1972, Spen Lane, nr. Kirkstall Abbey
474. DUM972C
Leeds City Transport 972, DUM972C, was a smart Roe H39/31R bodied AEC Regent V, introduced in 1965.
Photo taken 1968, Selby Road/Hollyshaw Lane, Whitkirk, Leeds
475. CUB340C
Leeds 340, CUB340C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1, with bodywork started by Weymann but completed by Metro Cammell after the Weymann factory closed down. Despite its delivery date (Oct 1966) it retained the 1965 registration plate allocated the year before.
Photo taken c.1967/8, York Street, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
476. ENW974D
Leeds AEC Regent V 974, ENW974D, a 1966 Roe bodied example and one of Leeds last AEC deckers is seen in Ripon in 1976 taking a breather while conveying a party of enthusiasts to Newcastle.
Photo taken 1976, Ripon Market Place
477. FUB123D
Leeds City Transport 1966 Daimler Fleetline 123, FUB123D, with Roe bodywork, withdrawn in 1976.
Photo taken 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
478. GUM451D
Leeds first AEC Swift was 51, GUM451D, a 1966 model with dual door Roe bodywork. When new it was exhibited at the Earls Court Commercial Motor Show. It was withdrawn in 1978.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 1981, Morley
479. HNW131D
Leeds City Transport 131, HNW131D, a 1966 Daimler Fleetline with Roe 78 seat body. This bus was exhibited at the 1966 Earls Court Commercial Motor Show hence the gold lining out, long a feature on Leeds buses shown at Earls Court.
Photo taken 1993, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
480. HNW131D
Leeds City Transport 131, HNW131D, a 1966 Damler Fleetline CRG6LX with a Roe H45/33F body at York Street in Leeds during the Leeds Vintage Bus Running Day on August 31st 2014.
Photo taken Sunday 31 August 2014, York Street, Leeds
481. HUA347D
Leeds City Transport 347, HUA347D, a 1966 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1Mk2 with MCW bodywork
Photo taken 1973, Leeds Central Bus Station
482. HUA351D
Leeds second batch of Leyland Atlanteans dated from 1966 and carried a style of MCW bodywork pioneered by Newcastle. These were Leeds last 30ft long double deckers until the dawn of the PTE era. 351, HUA351D, is seen in PTE livery.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 April 1978, City Square, Leeds
483. HUA351D
Leeds CT 351, HUA351D, was an MCW-bodied Atlantean from 1966. It is seen in its early months of operation sporting the traditional Leeds livery having just passed beneath the former Great Northern Railway main line to London.
Photo taken 1966, Elland Road, Leeds
484. LUA135F
Leeds 135, LUA135F, a Daimler Fleetline with Roe H45/33F body which entered service in September 1967. One of a batch of 14 (132-145) which followed the 1966 Commercial Motor Show exhibit (131) and a forerunner to the later 2 door jumbos.
Photo taken c.1968, near junction with Harehills Lane, York Road, Harehills
485. LUA137F
Following the solitary 33ft Fleetline exhibited at the 1966 Commercial Motor Show, a production batch of 14 were delivered to Leeds in 1967. Originally 137, LUA137F, a Daimler Fleetline with Roe bodywork is seen at the very end of its career working for Yorkshire Rider as a driver trainer and tree lopper.
Photo taken 1989, Bramley Depot
486. LUA138F
Delivered to Leeds in 1967 was this Daimler Fleetline with 33 foot Roe bodywork with panoramic windows, a concept pioneered by Leeds and Edinburgh. Originally 138, LUA138F in the passenger fleet, in 1978 it became a training vehicle and was renumbered 27.
Photo taken 1981, Kirkstall Road Works
487. MNW162F
Leeds City Transport 62, MNW162F, an AEC Swift MP2R with MCW B48D body, new in 1968.
Photo taken August 1970, Leeds Central Bus Station
488. MNW175F
Leeds City Transport 75, MNW175F, AEC Swift with MCW 48 seat bodywork, delivered April 1968
Photo taken early 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
489. MUB191F
Leeds 91, MUB191F, an AEC Swift with MCW B48D bodywork, delivered in 1968.
Photo taken 1968, Templenewsam Road, Templenewsam
490. MUB192F
Leeds City Transport 92, MUB192F, AEC Swift with MCW 48 seat bodywork, delivered May 1968
Photo taken early 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
491. MUB194F
Leeds 94, MUB194F, an AEC Swift with MCW B48D body, new in 1968
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
492. MUG485F
Leeds City Transport 85, MUG485F, AEC Swift with Roe 48 seat bodywork, delivered March 1968.
Photo taken early 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
493. PNW358G
Seen at Leeds Bramley depot are examples of the first and last batches of single door Leyland Atlanteans delivered to Leeds. Nearest the camera is 358, PNW358G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal 78 seat bodywork while parked alongside is 334, CUB334C, a 1965 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 MkII with Weymann bodywork.
Photo taken Tuesday 15 June 1976, Bramley Depot
494. PNW363G
Leeds CT 363, PNW363G, was one of their Park Royal bodied Atlantean PDR2's introduced in 1968. After WYPTE takeover it transferred to Bradford District in 1978, returned to Leeds in 1980 and was withdrawn in 1981.
Photo taken 1969, Bridge Street/Templar Street, Leeds
495. PNW364G
Leeds City Transport 364, PNW364G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal bodywork. This batch of buses were the only substantial batch of Leeds double deckers with Park Royal bodies.
Photo taken October 1968, Tong Road, Armley
496. PNW369G
West Yorkshire PTE 369, PNW369G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Park Royal H45/33F body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1968.
Photo taken The Corn Exchange, Vicar Lane, Leeds
497. PNW375G
Leeds City Transport 375, PNW375G, a 1968 Park Royal bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1.
Photo taken Late 1970s, Vicar Lane, Leeds
498. PNW378G
Leeds 378, PNW378G, a 1968 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with 78 seat Park Royal bodywork passes along Vicar Lane in bright sunshine.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 June 1978, Vicar Lane, Leeds
499. PUB151G
151, PUB151G, was one of Leeds first one man operated double deckers, dating from 1968 with bodies designed by the Leeds manager, Tom Lord. It was withdrawn in 1981 by WYPTE whose Metrobus livery is carried here.
Photo taken March 1981, Vicar Lane, Leeds
500. PUB152G
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 152, PUB152G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX/33 with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1968.
Photo taken Bishopgate Street, Leeds
501. PUB156G
The first one man double deck route in Leeds was the 49 Old Farnley to Hyde Park and the first journey was worked by 156, PUB156G, a 1968 Daimler Fleetline with dual door Roe body, seen here at the Hyde Park terminus after working the first journey.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1969, Hyde Park, Leeds
502. PUB157G
Leeds City Transport 157, PUB157G, was a Daimler Fleetline with a Roe H45/33D body dating from 1968.
Photo taken Sunday 13 July 1969, Old Farnley
503. SUB423G
Leeds City Transport on SUB423G
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1969
504. SUB429G
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 1029, SUB429G, an AEC Swift 5P2R with Park Royal B48D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1969.
Photo taken 1982, Wade Lane, Leeds
505. SUB437G
Leeds AEC Swift 1037, SUB437G, with Park Royal bodywork, one of fifty bought in 1969 sits in Leeds bus station next to Bradford 433, PKW433J, a 1970 Daimler Fleetline with Alexander body.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 May 1974, Leeds Central Bus Station
506. SUB444G
Leeds City Transport 1044, SUB444G, AEC Swift with Park Royal bodywork bought in 1969
Photo taken October 1972, Central Markets, Kirkgate
507. UNW185H
Leeds City Transport 185, UNW185H, a 1970 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB with Roe 78 seat dual door bodywork, seen when a few days into service - the Daimler badge can be clearly seen
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1970, Leeds Central Bus Station
508. UNW191H
Leeds 191, UNW191H, was a Daimler CRG6LXB with a Roe H45/33D built in 1970.
Photo taken Friday 24 September 1971, Coronation Parade, Halton Moor
509. UNW205H
Leeds bought one batch of single deck Daimler Fleetlines in addition to large numbers of AEC Swifts in order to spread one man operation in the late sixties and early seventies. The Fleetline dated from 1970 and carried Park Royal bodywork. 1205, UNW205H, passes East End Park in 1971 while out of service.
Photo taken Friday 25 June 1971, East End Park
510. UNW206H
Leeds City Transport 1206, UNW206H, a 1970 Park Royal bodied Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB/36. One of 30 similar vehicles, it is carrying the early version of the WYPTE livery which would date the photo to the mid 70s.
Photo taken mid 1970s
511. UNW208H
Leeds City Transport 1208, UNW208H, Daimler Fleetline SRG6LXB with Park Royal B48D body, new in 1970.
Photo taken 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
512. UNW208H
As well as 150 AEC Swifts with bodywork by Park Royal, Roe and MCW, Leeds also bought thirty Daimler Fleetline saloons also with Park Royal bodywork. Like many single deck Fleetlines they seem to suffer from poor weight distribution. 1208, UNW208H, sits in Leeds bus station in the early days of the PTE.
Photo taken Wednesday 24 September 1975, Leeds Bus Station
513. UNW230H
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 1230, UNW230H, a Daimler Fleetline SRG6LXB with Park Royal B48D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1970.
Photo taken 1982, Briggate, Leeds
514. UNW400H
Leeds initial dual door buses were Daimler Fleetlines The first of many Leyland Atlantans with dual door bodywork arrived in 1970. 400 UNW400H was a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1981, Sovereign Street Depot, Swinegate
515. UNW406H
Leeds City Transport 406, UNW406H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 built in 1970 with Roe H45/33D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Harrogate
516. UNW406H
West Yorkshire PTE (Leeds District) 406, UNW406H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds C.T. in 1970.
Photo taken 1982, New Briggate, Leeds
517. YUA533J
Second shot of one of Leeds first modern Mercedes Benz minibuses placed in service in 1970 on a city centre service through a predestrian precinct. They were L406D/35R chassis with 13 seat Deansgate bodies; they had perimeter seats with space for 9 standees. 33, YUA533J, enters Leeds bus station.
Photo taken early 1970s, Leeds Central Bus Station
518. YUA534J
Leeds City Transport 34, YUA534J, was one of five Mercedes Benz L406D (delivery van chassis) fitted with a Deansgate B13F body, introduced into service in 1970.
Photo taken 1971, Commercial Street, Leeds
519. AUB151J
Leeds first Fleetlines came in 1964 and carried Roe bodywork. 108, 108LNW, is seen in later years wearing PTE Metrobus livery with alongside one of Leeds final batch of AEC Swifts again with Roe bodywork, 1051 AUB151J, dating from 1971
Photo taken Friday 16 March 1979, Leeds Central Bus Station
520. AUB153J
Leeds 1053, AUB153J, AEC Swift with Roe B48D body, new in July 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
521. AUB157J
Following the purchase of a solitary AEC Swift in 1966 Leeds went on to buy a further 149 with bodywork by Roe, MCW and Park Royal. The last batch entered service in 1971 and had Roe bodywork. 1057, AUB157J, passes along The Headrow in central Leeds.
Photo taken Friday 14 March 1980, The Headrow, Leeds
522. AUB164J
Leeds last AEC Swifts were delivered in 1971. They marked a return to Roe bodywork following a batch of AEC Swifts and a batch of single deck Daimler Fleetlines both of which had Park Royal bodywork. 1064, AUB164J, is seen outside Leeds City Markets when just a few months into service.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 September 1971, Kirkgate, Leeds
523. DUA473K
Leeds City Transport 473, DUA473K, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean with Roe dual door body. Now converted to open top format this bus has been owned by Yorkshire Post Newspapers for use as a publicity vehicle since withdrawal in 1989.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 June 2007, Throstle Nest, Farsley
524. DUA475K
Leeds 475, DUA475K, Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with Roe H45/33D body, new in October 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 18 March 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
525. DUA485K
Leeds 485, DUA485K, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with dual door bodywork waits in the bus station in Leeds to take the stance for Pudsey. It carries the first PTE livery and local Metro Leeds fleet name.
Photo taken Monday 28 July 1975, Leeds Bus Station
526. DUA492K
Leeds 492, DUA492K, was an Atlantean PDR2/1 with the smart and distinctive Roe H45/33D bodywork dating from 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 8 July 1972, Rodley Lane, Calverley
527. JUM209L
Former WYPTE 209, JUM209L, a Daimler Fleetline CRL6/33 with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds City Transport in 1972 as 759.
Photo taken Thursday 26 June 1986, WYPTE Elmwood Garage, Halifax
528. JUG498L
West Yorkshire PTE 498, JUG498L, a Leyland AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds City Transport in 1973.
Photo taken Thursday 11 September 1986, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
529. JUG501L
The higher resolution option shows this as a portrait not record shot, with subject framed by old and new architecture and the bus winning any competition with both. JUG501L was a Leyland Atlantean AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body new in January 1973 as Leeds 501, the sixth of a batch of 35.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1975, Lower Wortley, Leeds
530. JUG504L
Leeds City Transport 504, JUG504L, a Leyland Atlantean AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body, new in 1973.
Photo taken 1973, Car and coach park, Jerry Croft, Skipton
531. JUG504L
West Yorkshire PTE 504, JUG504L, a Leyland AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D body, new to Leeds City Transport in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1986, Cousin Lane, Illingworth
532. SUA301M
Leeds bought a solitary Leyland National 1301, SUA301M, just before the PTE was formed. It is seen here flanked by a pair of AEC Swifts, 1069, AUB169J, a 1971 example with Roe bodywork and partially visible 1048, SUB448G, a 1969 example with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 15 March 1981, Sovereign Street Depot Yard Leeds
533. SUG574M
Pennine (Blue) DCL886, SUG574M a 1974 Leyland Atlantean AN68/2R with Roe H45/33D bodywork originally Leeds 574.
Photo taken Thursday 14 July 1994, Ashton Bus Station