SCT '61 Photo Index
Leicester City Transport
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1. JF5873
Browns Blue JF5873, a Leyland TD3 new in May 1934, ex Leicester in July 1949 and to Browns in September 1949. Withdrawn December 1953.
Photo taken May 1950, Browns Blue Garage, Ibstock
2. CBC921
Leicester 329, CBC921, a 1939 AEC Renown with Northern Counties H32/32R body.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2014, Leicester
3. CBC921
Preserved ex-Leicester 329, CBC921, is a 1939 AEC Renown with Northern Counties H32/32R body.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, National Space Centre Coach Park
4. DBC236
Leicester City Transport 345, DBC236, an AEC Renown with MCCW H32/32R body built in 1940.
Photo taken early 1950s, Leicester General Hospital
5. HTT484
Leicester City Transport 195, HTT484, an AEC Regal with Weymann B35F body, new to Devon General as their SR484 in 1946 and bought by Leicester in 1952.
Photo taken early 1950s, Leicester
6. FBC312
Taylor Woodrow Construction FBC312, an A E C Regent III 9612E built in 1948 with Brush H33/27R bodywork. Staff transport at Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station, this had been new as Leicester 46.
Photo taken November 1970, Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station construction site
7. FBC548
Ex-Leicester City Daimler CVD6 73, FBC548, with Roberts H60R body, new in 1948, seen here with contractor Taylor Woodrow.
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Lowestoft
8. FBC272
Leicester City Transport 6, FBC272, an AEC Regent III with MCCW H30/26R body built in 1949.
Photo taken early 1950s, Leicester General Hospital
9. FBC318
Taylor Woodrow FBC318, an AEC Regent III 9612E built in 1949 with Brush H33/27R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1970, Hartlepool Nuclear Power Station
10. FBC664
Ex-Leicester City Daimler CVD6 81, FBC664, with Willowbrook H60R body, new in 1949, seen here with contractor Taylor Woodrow
Photo taken Sunday 28 June 1964, Lowestoft
11. FJF185
Teesside Municipal Transport FJF185 was an all Leyland PD2/1 built in 1949 pressed into service before it had been repainted from its Leicester livery..
Photo taken March 1970, Wilson Street, Middlesbrough
12. FJF186
Teesside Municipal Transport H146, FJF186, an all Leyland Titan PD2/1 from 1949, formerly Leicester 147.
Photo taken May 1970, High Street, Stockton
13. FJF192
Teesside Municipal Transport H148, FJF192, an all Leyland Titan PD2/1 from 1949.
Photo taken July 1970, Middlesbrough Exchange
14. FJF193
Preserved Leicester 193, FJF193, an all-Leyland Titan PD2/1, new in 1949
Photo taken Sunday 22 November 2009, Leicester
15. FJF193
Preserved Leicester City Transport 154, FJF193, a 1949 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland bodywork
Photo taken 1995, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
16. FJF193
Leicester 154, FJF193, a 1949 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with bodywork by the chassis builder.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 2010, Chatsworth
17. FJF158
Yuill, Hartlepool based contractor, FJF158 (B11), a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland H32/28R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Yuill's Hartlepool Depot
18. FJF196
Teesside Municipal Transport H149, FJF196, seen at Middlesbrough Exchange was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H33/29R body which had been acquired from Leicester Corporation 157 in March 1970.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Middlesbrough Exchange
19. TBC164
A rear view of preserved former Leicester City Transport 164, TBC164, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Willowbrook H41/33R body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
20. TBC164
Preserved Leicester City 164, TBC164, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 with Willowbrook H41/33R body, new in 1958. It was withdrawn from service in 1974.
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1982, Leicester City Transport Abbey Park Depot
21. UJF179
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, YUP487, a Leyland Titan PD3/6 from 1958 with H41/32RD bodywork by Roe. Parked next to it is UJF179, a Daimler CS6G/30 with Metro-Cammell bodywork acquired from Leicester, where it was new in 1959.
Photo taken April 1972, OK depot Bishop Auckland
22. UJF182
Lockeys of St Helen Auckland, Co. Durham, UJF182, a Daimler CSG6-30 of 1959 with Metro-Cammell bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, West Auckland Green
23. UJF182
Seen in Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland with Lockey, St. Helen Auckland, is UJF182, a Daimler CSG6/30 with a Metro Cammell H41/33R body.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Newgate Street, Bishop Auckland
24. UJF184
Leicester 184, UJF184, a 1959 Daimler CSG6/30 with MCW bodywork was the final member of a batch of 6. They were withdrawn as non standard in 1971
Photo taken late 1960s, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
25. VJF213
Record shot of Leicester 213, VJF213, a AEC Bridgemaster B3RA Park Royal H41/31R new in October 1959 during its Sunday rest with a newer companion and older Daimler CSG6-30.
Photo taken Sunday 16 May 1971, Abbey Park Road Depot, Leicester
26. 217AJF
Preserved ex-Leicester 217, 217AJF, is a 1961 AEC Bridgemaster with Park Royal H45/31R body.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2012, Abbey Pumping Station Museum
27. 246AJF
Leicester 246, 246AJF, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Metro Cammell H41/33R body, new in September 1961.
Photo taken January 1972, London Road
28. 221DRY
Leicester 221, 221DRY, a 1962 AEC Bridgemaster with rear entrance Park Royal bodywork. This bus was withdrawn in 1971 after just 9 years service.
Photo taken 1960s, Leicester
29. 264ERY
Guide Friday 264ERY, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 built in 1962 with Park Royal O41/33R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1982, Stratford-upon-Avon
30. 265ERY
Leicester City Transport 265, 265ERY, 1962 Leyland PD3A/1/Park Royal H41/33R on hire to Blackburn.
Photo taken Saturday 3 June 1978, Darwen Circus
31. 186DRY
Leicester 186, 186DRY, was one of a trio of Leyland Atlanteans with MCW bodywork bought for evaluation purposes in 1963. The coporation decided that the trusty Titan would remain the chassis of choice and no more Atlanteans were bought until the end of the sixties. 186 makes its way through central Leicester.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1979, Haymarket, Leicester
32. 264ERY
264ERY is a Park Royal bodied Leyland PD3A/1, new to Leicester City Transport in January 1963 and withdrawn in November 1977. It was sold to Guide Friday Tours of Stratford upon Avon in January 1978 and converted by Willowbrook to an open top layout. It entered service with Guide Friday in April 1978 and worked until 2000. The LTHT acquired it in June 2011. It is seen passing Renown CBC921
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2014, Car Park at National Space Museum
33. 82HBC
Leicester City Transport 82, 82HBC, 1963 Leyland PD3A/1/East Lancs H41/33R on hire to Blackburn.
Photo taken Saturday 3 June 1978, Bolton Road, Darwen
34. 82HBC
Leicester 82, 82HBC, a 1964 East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD3A/1 is seen after withdrawal and sale to local independent Astill and Jordon of Ratby.
Photo taken Saturday 2 October 1982, St Margaret's Bus Station, Leicester
35. 89HBC
Hull never bought any Leyland Titans for passenger service but they did buy an ex-Leicester example for the learner fleet in the late eighties. Leicester 89, 89HBC, a 1964 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with East Lancs body is seen as a carnival float in Hull in 1995. Platform doors were fitted and an all white training livery is carried.
Photo taken August 1995, Anlaby Road
36. 90HBC
90HBC is an East Lancs bodied Leyland PD3A/1 new to LCT in February 1964 and withdrawn in September 1978. It then spent 20 years with Bushey Middle School in Surrey before being acquired for preservation in 2000; restoration was completed in 2013
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 2014, London Road
37. DBC190C
Preserved Leicester City 190, DBC190C, a AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs H72F body new in 1964
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2003, North Weald
38. CJF71C
Rear view of Leicester 71 CJF71C, Leyland PD3A/1 / East Lancs H41/33R, new in January 1965
Photo taken January 1972, Swain Street
39. CJF73C
Weardale MS CJF73C, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 built in 1965 with East Lancs H41/33R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 12 April 1981, Frosterley Garage
40. DBC189C
Hunter, Seaton Delaval 37, DBC189C (formerly Leicester 189), an AEC Renown 3B3RA with East Lancs. H44/31F body, new in 1965.
Photo taken Summer 1977, Oxford Street/North Parade, Whitley Bay
41. CRY50D
Leicester 50, CRY50D, a 1966 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with MCW bodywork passes 1969 Bristol RELL6L 128, TRY128H, in the Haymarket Leicester.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1979, Haymarket
42. EFP621T
A Daimler-Benz O317 with Ludewig one and a half deck body, new in 1966 and presented to Leicester in 1978 by its twin town of Krefeld in Germany. It then acquired the UK registration EFP521T. The same year in return, Krefeld received Leicester 85, a 1964 Leyland double decker with East Lancs body.
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1982, Leicester City Transport Abbey Park Depot
43. FJF38D
Leicester 38, FJF38D, an AEC Renown / East Lancs H43/31R
Photo taken January 1972, Charles Street, Leicester
44. FJF40D
Preserved Leicester 40, FJF40D, a 1966 AEC Renown with East Lancs H44/31R body.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 2014, Quorn & Woodhouse station yard
45. FJF40D
Maynefleet 40, FJF40D, an A E C Renown 3B3RA built in 1966 with East Lancashire H43/31R bodywork,
Photo taken August 1979, Lime Street Railway Station, Liverpool
46. GRY48D
Preserved Leicester 48, GRY48D, a 1966 Leyland PD3A with Metro-Cammell H41/33R body.
Photo taken Saturday 26 April 2014, Quorn & Woodhouse station yard
47. GRY53D
Leicester 53, GRY53D, a Leyland PD3A/1 with MCW H41/33R body
Photo taken January 1972, London Road, Leicester
48. GRY60D
GRY60D, new in 1966 is Leicester 60, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with Park Royal 74 seat body.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1987, Approaching the Wythall Transport Museum, possibly Church Lane
49. GRY64D
The Leyland Titan PD3 was synonymous with Leicester in the sixties. The last examples with Park Royal bodywork entered service in 1966. 64, GRY64D, a Leyland Titan PD3A/1 en route to Eyres Monsall in 1979, the year prior to its withdrawal.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1979, Leicester
50. LJF16F
Leicester 16, LJF16F, a 1967 Leyland Tian PD3A/12 with East Lancs bodywork. The destination was carried by this bus in 1982 when it performed the last rites for rear entrance buses in Leicester.
Photo taken Sunday 13 June 2010, Chatsworth
51. LJF16F
Preserved ex-Leicester 16, LJF16F, Leyland PD3A/12 with East Lancs H41/33R body, new in September 1967
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2004, Duxford
52. LJF19F
Leicester 19, LJF19F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R, new late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
53. LJF21F
Seen helping out in Newcastle in 1976 is Leicester 21, LJF21F, a 1967 East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD3A/12.
Photo taken 1976, Byker PTE Depot, Newcastle
54. LJF22F
Leicester 22, LJF22F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R new in late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
55. LJF22F
Rear view of Leicester 22, LJF22F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R, new late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
56. LJF25F
Leicester 25, LJF25F, Leyland Titan PD3 / East Lancs H41/33R new in late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Charles Street, Leicester
57. LJF27F
Leicester 27, LJF27F, a 1967 Leyland Titan PD3A/12 with MCW body
Photo taken 1975, Leicester
58. LJF28F
Leicester 28, LJF28F, Leyland Titan PD3 / MCCW H41/33R, new late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
59. LJF28F
Apologies to Leicester City fans (buswise), but this must rank as one of the worst liveries applied (in my opinion). LJF28F seen at the short lived "Independent" bus station (waste ground) in Sauchiehall Street, near Buchanan St and now underneath the Glasgow Concert Hall.
Photo taken July 1984, Suchiehall St at Buchanan St, Glasgow
60. LJF28F
Leicester 28, LJF28F, Leyland Titan PD3 / MCCW H41/33R.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
61. LJF31F
Leicester City Transport 31, LJF31F, a 1967 Leyland Titan PD3/12 with MCW body
Photo taken October 1982, Eyres Monsall
62. LJF34F
Leicester 34, LJF34F, Leyland Titan PD3 / MCCW H41/33R new in late 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 4 April 1981, Humberstone Gate, Leicester
63. PBC103G
Leicester bought their second batch of Leyland Atlanteans in 1969 which carried ECW bodies and were PDR1A/1 chassis. They were originally ordered as ECW bodied Leyland Titan PD3s but the order was changed to take advantage of the government's bus grant scheme which offset some of the cost of new vehicles. They had low driving positions giving rise to a rather odd frontal appearance. 103, PBC103G, is seen in the Haymarket Leicester in 1982.
Photo taken Friday 8 October 1982, Haymarket, Leicester
64. PBC107G
Leicester bought their third and last batch of Leyland Atlanteans in 1969. These were Park Royal bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1s to a style pioneered by Sheffield. 107, PBC107G, is seen here in the centre of Leicester.
Photo taken Friday 8 October 1982, Leicester
65. TRY118H
Busways, Newcastle 1802, TRY118H, a Bristol RELL6L built in 1969 with ECW B48F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1989, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate Stray
66. TRY121H
Borough of Ipswich 121, TRY121H, a Bristol RELL6L built in 1969 with ECW B47D bodywork. This had been new as Leicester 121.
Photo taken October 1982, Crown Street, Ipswich
67. TRY128H
Leiceter bought several batches of ECW bodied Bristol RELL6Ls at the end of the nineteen sixties. 128, TRY128H dates from 1969 and carries a dual door 47 seat ECW body.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1979, Haymarket
68. TRY127H
Leicester City Transport 127, TRY127H, a Bristol RELL6L built in 1970 with ECW B47D+19 bodywork.
Photo taken August 1980, Haymarket Centre, Leicester
69. TRY130H
Leicester 130, TRY130H, was a Bristol RELL6L with ECW B47D new in March 1970, fifteenth of a batch of twenty seen in a remarkably traffic-free city centre - even for a Sunday.
Photo taken Sunday 16 May 1971, Charles Street, Leicester
70. WBC137J
Leicester City Transport 137, WBC137J, a Metro-Scania BR111MH built in 1971 with Metro-Cammell-Weymann B44D bodywork.
Photo taken August 1982, Charles Street, Leicester
71. ARY219K
Leicester were keen users of MCW Metro Scania saloons from the end of the nineteen sixties. Seen at Leicester General Hospital in 1980 is 219, ARY219K, a 1972 example with 44 seat dual door bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 1982, Leicester General Hospital
72. ARY225K
Attending the Bus Driver of the Year competition at High Ercall was Leicester 225, ARY225K, a Scania BR111MH with Metro Cammell Weymann B42D body which were marketed as "Metro-Scania".
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1973, High Ercall
73. ARY225K
Preserved ex-Leicester 225, ARY225K, an MCW Metro-Scania with MCW B42D body, new in 1972.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
74.
Leicester crest as carried by First Leicester double decker 46 which is in Leicester livery.