SCT '61 Photo Index
Londonderry & Lough Swilly
Fleet List

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1. OZ2233
Londonderry & Lough Swilly 58, OZ2233, a Leyland PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26RD body. This bus was new in 1950 to Belfast Corporation and numbered 350 (see "More photos" below).
Photo taken July 1969, Main Street, Moville, County Donegal
2. IH9539
Lough Swilly 71, IH9539, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/9 built in 1951 with Saunders-Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Fanad Peninsula
3. SHA414
The Londonderry and Lough Swilly Railway Company’s number 66 was former Midland Red Leyland PD2/20 4014, SHA414, of 1952, one of four bought by ‘the Swilly’ in 1967 (64-67, SHA419/66/14/21). They lasted until 1975/6, number 66 being withdrawn in 1976 and finally being sold for scrap in March 1978.
Photo taken 1968, Pennyburn Depot, Londonderry
4. SHA421
Another of the four all-Leyland PD2/20s bought from Midland Red by Lough Swilly in 1967, 67, SHA421, carries the later grey and dark red livery in this 1968 photo at Bridge End, where Northern Ireland meets the Republic on the road from Londonderry/Derry to Letterkenny. It was withdrawn in 1975 and survived on private property until 1992 as a storeshed.
Photo taken August 1968, Coshquin Customs Post, Buncrana Road, Bridge End, Northern Ireland/Republic of Ireland Border
5. UI9514
Londonderry & Lough Swilly UI9514, a 1952 Leyland PSU1/15 with Leyland C41C body was new to North Western Road Car Co., no. 609, FDB609.
Photo taken July 1964, Letterkenny Bus Station
6. FCK887
Lough Swilly 115, FCK887, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1954 with Saunders-Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
7. FZP387
Lough Swilly 51, FZP387, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1954 with Weyman B44F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
8. UZ317
Lough Swilly 152, UZ317, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/5T built in 1956 with UTA B43F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
9. ZP4345
Lough Swilly 80, ZP4345, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/5 built in 1957 with Weymann B18F+mail bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
10. ZP4438
Londonderry & Lough Swilly Railway Albion Nimbus single decker, No.92, ZP4438 at Letterkenny station yard. Church Hill was a station about 10 miles north west on the former Burtonport line.
Photo taken Summer 1966, Letterkenny Station Yard
11. UI8513
Lough Swilly 85, UI8513, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/5 built in 1960 with Dundalk Engineering B43F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
12. VCH163
Lough Swilly, Letterkenny, 120 VCH163, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1961 with Willowbrook DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
13. 700DTH
Lough Swilly 88, 700DTH, was an AEC Renown 3B2RA with Willowbrook H39/32F new 12/63 to West Wales, Tycroes and bought by Lough Swilly in 1968.
Photo taken 1968, Pennyburn Depot (part of their old railway works), Londonderry, Northern Ireland
14. AUI7660
Lough Swilly 162, AUI7660, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R built in 1964 with Marshall B53F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
15. AWT295B
Lough Swilly 148, AWT295B, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1964 with Duple Continental C51F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Depot
16. AZD204
Lough Swilly 130, AZD204, a Leyland Leopard L2 built in 1964 with CIE B45F bodywork. Coras Iompair Eireann had a large batch of these Leopards that they bodied themselves and Lough Swilly bought quite a few when they became available. Bought in 1973, this bus was withdrawn in 1982 and scrapped in 1984.
Photo taken July 1979, Patrick Street, Londonderry
17. 2483OZ
Lough Swilly 150, 2483OZ, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3RT built in 1965 with UTA B45F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Londonderry