SCT '61 Photo Index
Lincolnshire Road Car
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1. FW4480
Lincolnshire RC LC265, FW4480, a Leyland Cub with ECOC B24F bodywork from circa 1932.
Photo taken ca 1932, Lowestoft
2. GW6298
Lincolnshire 1909, GW6298, was a 1932 AEC Regent new to Tilling and was rebodied with a Beadle H30/26R body in 1944. It was acquired by Lincolnshire in October 1952 and is seen here at Skegness. It was scrapped a few months later in December 1955.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1955, Skegness Bus Station
3. FW5696
Preserved ex-Linconshire Road Car Company Ltd 1409, FW5696, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2001, Lincoln Transport Museum
4. FW5696
Preserved ex-Linconshire Road Car Company Ltd 1409, FW5696, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
5. FW5698
FW5698, Lincolnshire Road Car 1411, is a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body, part of the LVVS collection.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, near LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
6. FW5698
Rear view of preserved ex-Linconshire Road Car Company Ltd 1411, FW5698, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 with Burlingham B35F body with similar FW5696 in the lead.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2003, Lincoln Transport Museum
7. FW7100
Lincolnshire 1435, FW7100, was a 1936 Leyland TS7 which was rebodied in 1948 with a Burlingham B35F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 August 1955, Skegness Bus Station
8. ABE329
Lincolnshire Road Car LT522, ABE329, a 1937 Leyland Tiger TS
9. FW8825
Malta Y-0340, a Leyland Tiger TS7 built in 1937 with Barbara B40F bodywork from 1961. In a previous life this had been registered FW8825 and had been 1446 with Lincolnshire RC carrying a Brush B34F body.
Photo taken 1993?, Valletta Bus Station, Malta
10. BBE768
Rear view of Lincolnshire Road Car pre-war Leyland BBE768
11. BBE946
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor BBE946 was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland H30/26R body dating from 1940 which had been acquired from Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 1613 in March 1958. Seen here at Gloucester Green, Oxford it was scrapped in November 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
12. CFU508
Lincolnshire Road Car breakdown tender CFU508.
Photo taken c.1960, Lincoln Bus Station
13. HGC251
Former London Transport B26, HGC251, as Lincolnshire 2112 at Skegness in August 1953. It was a Bristol K6A with Duple H30/26R body, new in December 1945 and sold to LRCC in early 1953. It lasted with them until around 1961.
Photo taken August 1953, Skegness
14. DBE187
Lincolnshire 661 later 2115, DBE187, a 1946 Bristol K6A with ECW H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, Lincoln
15. DBE187
Preserved Lincolnshire Road Car highbridge Bristol K 661, DBE187, new in 1946, renumbered 2115 in 1953.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2001, Lincoln Transport Museum
16. DBE187
Lincolnshire Road Car 661 later 2115, DBE187, a 1946 Bristol K6A with ECW H30/26R body, part of the LVVS collection
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, near LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
17. HGC245
Lincolnshire Road Car Company acquired this Bristol, HGC245, from London Transport B11 in 1953 and numbered it 980 renumbering it later in the year to 2109. It carried a Duple H30/26R body, was new in 1946, and is seen here at Newark.
Photo taken Friday 12 April 1957, Newark Bus Station
18. FFU860
Preserved LRCC 860, FFU860, 1949 AEC Regal III / Willowbrook body. It was ordered by Enterprise, Scunthorpe in Lincolnshire, but delivered after Road Car had acquired the company. It operated for a short while in Enterprise's red/cream livery then repainted in green.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
19. FFU860
Preserved Lincolnshire 860, FFU860, an AEC Regal III with Willowbrook DP35F body, new in April 1949. It was ordered by Enterprise, Scunthorpe, but delivered after Road Car had acquired the company. It operated for a short while in Enterprise's red/cream livery then repainted in green. It was restored to Enterprise livery in 1998.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2012, Newark Showground
20. FFW830
1949 Bristol L5G's ex Lincolnshire RCC FFW830 and ex United AS LHN823, both with ECW B35R bodies.
Photo taken Tuesday 19 August 2014, Hawes Countryside Museum public car park
21. FFU858
Seen in an almost deserted Glasgow Paddocks, Doncaster is Lincolnshire 1871, FFU858. Although delivered to Enterprise & Silver Dawn as 54 it had not been licensed when Lincolnshire acquired the company in March 1950 and it entered service in July 1950 as Lincolnshire 854. It became 1871 in the 1953 renumbering and was an A.E.C. 9621E Regal III with a Willowbrook DP35F body.
Photo taken Friday 19 April 1957, Glasgow Paddocks bus station, Doncaster
22. FFW830
The Wensleydale Vintage Tour Bus service uses a fleet of three Bristols (two L5G's and one MW), including former Lincolnshire Road Car Company 749 (later 2020), FFW830, an L5G from 1950.
Photo taken Friday 5 October 2012, Redmire
23. FFW830
Licolnshire Road Car 749, FFW830, a 1950 Bristol L5G with ECW B35R body was renumbered as 2020 in 1953. Following withdrawal in 1964, it passed to a number of owners until it was bought by Chris Bulmer of North Stainley near Harrogate. He uses the bus on a vintage service in the Yorkshire Dales.
Photo taken 1995, Yeadon
24. GFW278
Shaw Bros, Byers Green, GFW278, a Bristol KS6B built in 1950 with ECW H32/28R bodywork. This had been new as Lincolnshire RC 777.
Photo taken late 1960s ?, Spennymoor Bus Station
25. GFW278
Shaw, Byers Green GFW278 seen in Spennymoor was a Bristol KS6B with an Eastern Coachworks H32/28R body which had been new as Lincolnshire 777 in May 1951. In 1953 it was renumbered 2130 and passed to Shaw in December 1965 via North (dealer), Sherburn.
Photo taken Thursday 3 August 1967, Spennymoor Bus Station
26. HBE513
HBE513 was a Bristol LWL6B with an ECW FC35F body, new in May 1951 to Lincolnshire Road Car Co, no. 959. In 1953, as part of a company-wide scheme, it was renumbered 2059.
Photo taken May 1965, Grantham Bus Station
27. KFU363
Lincolnshire RCC 2207, KFU363, was a Bristol LS5G with an ECW B45F body dating from 1954, a photograph taken during a break in a car journey on the old A1.
Photo taken circa 1964, Chapelgate, Retford
28. LFW318
Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 2362 & 2310 (SFU316 & LFW318), Bristol Lodekka LD6B's with E.C.W. H58RD bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 17 September 1970, LRCC Garage, Grosvenor Road, Skegness
29. LFW322
LFW322, once Lincolnshire RCC 2314, an LD6B /ECW H58RD of 1955, here with Elms Coaches of Kenton, Middlesex in their yard about 1971. Flanked by 6660NK, a 1961 Duple bodied Commer Avenger ex Anglo Continental, St Albans, and JJD402 a 1956 Yeates bodied Reliance ex-London Co-op.
Photo taken c.1971, Westfield Lane, Kenton, Middlesex
30. NFW649
Eastern National Driver Trainer 0649, NFW649, Bristol SC4LK / ECW B35F. New to Lincolnshire in May 1956 as their 2408, acquired along with sister OFW796 by EN in May 1969 but not used in passenger service. Withdrawn March 1976.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Colchester Depot
31. OFU436
Lincolnshire 2216, OFU436, was a Bristol LS5G which was new in 1957 as number 2225 with an Eastern Coachworks B45F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Stamford Bus Station
32. OFW788
OFW788 was Lincolnshire Road Car Company 2439, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body, new in February 1957 and withdrawn in 1971. Sold to Twell, dealer, Ingham in October 1971 it was later resold into the London area.
Photo taken May 1965, Grantham Bus Station
33. OFW791
Lincolnshire 2442, OFW791, was a Bristol SC4LK new in 1957 with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
34. OFW799
Former Lincolnshire RC 2602, OFW799, a Bristol SC4LK from 1957 with ECW B35F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Stockton
35. OFW806
Working services during the LVVS open day OFW806 is preserved as original coach Lincolnshire 2609 complete with coach seats.
Photo taken Sunday 6 November 2016, Doddington, Lincolnshire
36. PBE124
Lincolnshire old and new awaiting ferry passengers from Hull at New Holland Town Station in 1973. 2345, PBE124, is a Bristol Lodekka LD6G with ECW H33/27RD new in March 1957 retaining Tilling green livery with NBC fleetname. It contrasts with NBC green 1021, RVL249L, a Bristol LH6P with ECW B43F coachwork of September 1972.
Photo taken Thursday 14 June 1973, New Holland Town Station
37. PBE127
OFW788 was Lincolnshire Road Car Company 2439, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body, new in February 1957 and withdrawn in 1971. Sold to Twell, dealer, Ingham in October 1971 it was later resold into the London area.
Photo taken May 1965, Grantham Bus Station
38. OFU89
Lincolnshire Road Car 2339, OFU89, a Bristol Lodekka LD with E.C.W. body.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 September 1970, Drummond Road, Skegness
39. RFU591
Lincolnshire Road Car 2613, RFU691, a Bristol SC4LK. As delivered in 1958 it was fitted with an ECW C33F body but by the time this photo was taken in 1972 it had been converted to bus standard.
Photo taken September 1972, Station Road, Sleaford
40. RFU687
A line up of Lincolnshire Road Car coaches in Bridge Street car park, Leeds. 2813/4/6, RFU687/8/90 were Bristol MW5Gs with Eastern Coachworks C39F bodies.
Photo taken Monday 28 September 1959, Bridge Street Car Park, Leeds
41. SBE502
Lincolnshire Road Car 2064, SBE502, a Bristol MW5G with ECW DP41F body which entered service in September 1958 with fleet number 3014 - it lasted in the fleet until July 1977.
Photo taken Sept 1972, Sleaford
42. SFU848
Lincolnshire Road Car 2671, SFU848, a Bristol MW5G with ECW DP41F body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 21 May 1964, London Victoria Coach Station
43. SFU848
Lincolnshire RCC 2671, SFU848, and 2673, NVL614, both Bristol MW5G's with ECW DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken circa 1964, Baldock
44. NFE435
Lincolnshire RCC 2464, NFE435, was a Bristol SC4LK with an ECW B35F body dating from 1959.
Photo taken Monday 13 September 1971, Goole Depot
45. NVL615
Lincolnshire 3024, NVL615, a 1959 Bristol MW5G with standard ECW bus bodywork but coach seats leaves Doncaster for Scunthorpe
Photo taken Thursday 15 April 1971, Doncaster South Bus Station
46. NFE449
Lincolnshire 2477, NFE449, was a Bristol SC4LK new in 1960 with an Eastern Coachworks B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 August 1967, Lincoln
47. OVL404
Former Lincolnshire Road Car 1960 Bristol SC4LK/ECW 2485, OVL404, now with Tillys Bus Co. Ltd. of Southwold, Suffolk. Awaiting passengers returning from a refreshment break at the Harbour Inn, Blackshore, on the last part-bus, part-walking tour of 2013 of of the route of the former Southwold Railway (closed 1929)
Photo taken Thursday 26 September 2013, Blackshore, Southwold, Suffolk
48. OVL465
Former Lincolnshire Road Car 2245, OVL465, a 1960 Bristol MW5G / ECW single deck bus body. Behind is Lincolnshire VR 1958 and in the background Colchester 4, Northampton 129 and Lincoln 64 plus of course a cross section of visitors.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, Lincoln
49. OVL465
As time and one man operation progressed many companies blocked of the rear indicator as seen here on Lincolnshire Bristol MW5G 2245, OVL465, which dates from 1960 and also shows the large reversing light fitted to this style of ECW body.
Photo taken Sunday 12 May 2013, Olvie Grove, Sheffield
50. OVL465
Preserved ex-Lincolnshire Road Car 2245, OVL465, a 1960 Bristol MW5G / ECW single deck bus body. Withdrawn from service in 1977.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 2003, Open Day, LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
51. OVL473
Former Lincolnshire Road Car 2378, OVL473, a Bristol FS5G with ECW H33/27R body, new in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, Lincoln
52. OVL473
Preserved ex-Lincolnshire Road car 2378, OVL473, a Bristol FS5G with ECW H33/27R body, new in 1960
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2003, North Weald
53. OVL487
Lincolnshire RC 2703, OVL487, a Bristol Lodekka FL6G built 1961 with ECW H37/33RD bodywork. Lincolnshire had a small batch of this quite rare marque.
Photo taken September 1977, Grimsby Bus Station
54. RFE481
Lincolnshire RCC 2493, RFE481, was a Bristol SC4LK with an ECW B35F body of 1961.
Photo taken Thursday 9 September 1971, North Street, Goole
55. RFE482
Lincolnshire RCC 2494, RFE482, is a 1961 Bristol SC4LK with an ECW B35F body, and represents a style which was once common in the fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 26 July 2009, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
56. RFE482
Lincolnshire 2494, RFE482, a Bristol SC4LK with ECW B35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 1 November 2009, opposite LVVS Road Transport Museum, Lincoln
57. VFE959
Eastern Counties FLF431, VFE959, a Bristol FLF6B new in November 1963 to Lincolnshire as fleet number 2709 and transferred to Eastern Counties in 1973 as part of the VR/FLF swap.
Photo taken Saturday 14 August 1982, Drummer Street, Cambridge
58. VFE964
Lincolnshire 2515, VFE964, a Bristol Lodekka FS5G with ECW H33/27RD body. New to Lincolnshire in April 1964, the oldest bus I saw on this day.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1980, Scunthorpe Bus Station
59. WVL515
Still attractive in original National white coach livery is Lincolnshire 1404 (ex 2822), WVL515 a Bristol RELH6G with ECW C47F body new in July 1964 awaiting duties in central Cleethorpes.
Photo taken Thursday 14 June 1973, Market Street, Cleethorpes
60. BFE814C
Profile view of Lincolnshire 2524, BFE814C, a Bristol Lodekka FS5G with ECW H33/27RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1980, Scunthorpe Bus Station
61. BFE814C
Lincolnshire 2524, BFE814C, a Bristol Lodekka FS5G with ECW H33/27RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1980, High Street, Scunthorpe
62. BVL286C
West Yorkshire found itself with maintainance problems following the harsh winter of 1979. In order to alleviate the problem it hired buses from a number of fellow NBC companies. Seen in Horsforth in August 1979 is Lincolnshire 2526, BVL286C, a 1965 Bristol FS5G.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 August 1979, Fleece Hotel, New Road Side, Horsforth, Leeds
63. BVL288C
Lincolnshire 2529, BVL288C, a Bristol Lodekka FS5G with ECW H33/27RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1980, Scunthorpe Bus Station
64. EHT851C
Lincolnshire 2711, EHT851C, a Bristol Lodekka FLF6G with ECW H38/32F body. Originally Bristol Omnibus C7229.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1980, Scunthorpe Bus Station
65. CVL848D
Lincolnshire Road Car 1284, CVL848D, a Bristol RELH6G built in 1966 with ECW B53F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1974, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
66. CVL850D
CVL850D is a 1966 Bristol RELH6G with Eastern Coach Works DP47F body and new to Lincolnshire Road Car as No. 1431
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 2014, Brislingon Park & Ride
67. DFE962D
Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 2536, DFE962D, a Bristol Lodekka FS5G with E.C.W. H60RD body, new in 1966.
Photo taken Wednesday 16 September 1970, Skegness, LRCC Garage
68. DFE963D
The Delaine 72, ACT540L a 1973 Leyland AN68 with Northern Counties H47/31F body and Lincolnshire RCC 2537, DFE963D a 1966 Bristol FS5G/ECW H33/27RD. Two of the County of Lincolnshire's finest, they are seen here on the occasion of Hornsby's 100th anniversary celebrations.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2014, Scunthorpe Bus Station
69. DFE963D
Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 2537, DFE963D, a Bristol Lodekka FS5G with E.C.W. H60RD body, new in 1966. This has survived into preservation.
Photo taken 16 September 1970, Burgh Road, Skegness
70. DFE963D
Lincolnshire Road Car 1966 ECW H33/27RD bodied Bristol Lodekka FS5G 2537, DFE963D, at the Piece Hall in Halifax during the Heart of the Pennines Rally
Photo taken Sunday 27 October 2013, Piece Hall, Halifax
71. HHY181D
Lincolnshire 2714, HHY181D, a Bristol Lodekka FLF6G with ECW H38/32F body, originally Bristol Omnibus C7278.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1980, Scunthorpe Bus Station
72. JVL614G
Lincolnshire Road Car bought several batches of Bristol LHs with ECW bodywork. 1660, JVL614G, was a 1969 example delivered with coach seats in a bus shell one of several dual purpose LHs bought by Lincolnshire.
Photo taken Thursday 12 February 1981, Newark Bus Station
73. JVL615H
Lincolnshire 1661, JVL615H, a Bristol LH6P with an Eastern Coachworks DP41F body, has arrived in Victoria Coach Station on "Service D".
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1971, Victoria Coach Station, London
74. JVL619H
Ex Lincolnshire Road Car Co. 1904, JVL619H. a 1969 Bristol VR/ECW.
Photo taken Sunday 4 November 2012, LRCC Depot, Lincoln
75. JVL619H
A pair of preserved VRs, Former Eastern National CPU979G alongside former Lincolnshire JVL619H.
Photo taken Sunday 16 September 2012, Duxford
76. NGM163G
Lincolnshire Road Car 1980, NGM163G, a 1969 Bristol VRT new as Central SMT BN363. This bus was one of those swaped between the SBG and NBC in the early seventies when the SBG disposed of the VRs it owned in exchange for Lodekkas from the NBC.
Photo taken c. 1981, St Marks Bus Station, Lincoln
77. NGM173G
Lincolnshire RC 1984, NGM173G, a Bristol VRTSL6G built in 1969 with ECW H43/31F bodywork. New as Central SMT BN373, this headed south to Lincolnshire in the VRT/FLF exchanges.
Photo taken September 1977, Grimsby Bus Station
78. KVL454H
Lincolnshire Road Car were one of the minority of companies who had dual purpose Bristol LHs. Seen in Newark is 1668, KVL454H, a 1970 Bristol LH6P with 41 coach seats in a bus shell.
Photo taken Thursday 12 February 1981, Newark Bus Station
79. LVL903J
Lincolnshire 1217, LVL903J, a Bristol RELL6G with ECW bodywork was one of a pair of dual door examples delivered in 1970-1971.
Photo taken Thursday 12 February 1981, Grantham Bus Station
80. MFE492J
Lincolnshire RC 1910, MFE492J, a Bristol VRTSL6G built in 1971 with ECW H39/31F bodywork. On extended hire to United and given their fleetname.
Photo taken April 1977, North Road, Durham
81. PFE265K
Lincolnshire 1225, PFE265K, a dual doored ECW bodied Bristol RELL6G of 1972 makes its way through Newark some 9 years after delivery. This was one of the last two Bristol REs delivered to Lincolnshire.
Photo taken Thursday 12 February 1981, Church Walk, Newark
82. RVL249L
Lincolnshire old and new awaiting ferry passengers from Hull at New Holland Town Station in 1973. 2345, PBE124, is a Bristol Lodekka LD6G with ECW H33/27RD new in March 1957 retaining Tilling green livery with NBC fleetname. It contrasts with NBC green 1021, RVL249L, a Bristol LH6P with ECW B43F coachwork of September 1972.
Photo taken Thursday 14 June 1973, New Holland Town Station