SCT '61 Photo Index
Lancashire United
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1. TF818
Lancashire United 202, TF818, a 1930 Leyland Lion LT1 with Roe bodywork, now in the care of the Lincolnshire Vintage Vehicle Society.
Photo taken August 1991, Trans-Pennine Rally, Harrogate
2. TF818
Seen at the refreshment stop in Crawley on its way to Brighton was ex-Lancashire United 202, TF818, a Leyland LT1 Lion new in 1930 with a Roe B30F body, which was taking part in the H.C.V.C. run. Next to it is ex-Leeds 139, ANW 682 on its first rally outing after restoration.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 1977, Crawley
3. CTF423
Lancashire United 114, CTF423, a 1938 Leyland Tiger TS8 with Roe B30F bodywork. The bus carries headlamp masks and white edging to guard rails and mudguards to simulate wartime coditions. LUT did not use roller blinds but had a system of drop in stencils which were backlit in the dark
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2008, Bolton Abbey
4. CTF438
Seen in Victoria Coach Station is CTF438, a Leyland TS8, which had originally been Lancashire United Transport, Atherton number 157, the last of nine new in May 1938, with Roe B32F bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 2 June 1962, Victoria Coach Station
5. FTB42
Seen in Wigan is Lancashire United 251, FTB42, which was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body new in 1941.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Wigan
6. FTD580
Lancashire United 287, FTD580, the first of ten Guy Arab IIs with Northern Counties L27/26R bodies new in 1943, was seen at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
7. FTD590
Lancashire United 297, FTD590, was the solitary Guy Arab II with Roe L27/26R body delivered in 1943 and is seen at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
8. FTJ937
Northern Counties H30/26R bodywork was carried by Lancashire United 321, FTJ937, one of four Guy Arab IIs new in 1945 seen here at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
9. GTE864
Lancashire United 196, GTE864, a Dennis Lance K2 with Weymann L27/26R body new in 1947 at the bus station in Wigan Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Wigan Market Place
10. KTB101
Lancashire United 188, KTB101, a Guy Arab III with Roe DP30F body in Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds operating on the Tyne-Tees-Mersey service.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1958, Wellington Street Coach Station, Leeds
11. KTB106
Lancashire United 375, KTB106, the first of ten Weymann L27/26R bodied Guy Arab IIIs new in 1949 is seen at Farnworth.
Photo taken Saturday 4 June 1960, Farnworth Bus Station
12. KTB110
KTB110 was number 379 in the Lancashire United, Atherton fleet and was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Weymann L27/26R body new in March 1949.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1963, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
13. KTB115
Lancashire United, Atherton 384, KTB115, was new in March 1949, and was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Weymann L27/26R body, the last one in a batch of ten which was seen at Ardwick Green North in Manchester.
Photo taken Saturday 7 February 1959, Ardwick Green North, Manchester
14. LTB269
Seen at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park is Lancashire United 423, LTB269, a Dennis Lance with a Weymann L27/26R body new in 1949.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
15. MTJ84
Lancashire United 440, MTJ84, a 1951 Guy Arab III with unusual Roe coach body.
Photo taken 1995, off Charlestown Road, Halifax
16. MTJ84
Cumbria Classic Coaches run a fleet of vintage buses on excursions in the nothern Yorkshire Dales. One of their current fleet is is this former Lancashire United Guy Arab III with rare Roe coach body dating from 1951 and originally 440, MTJ84, in the LUT fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
17. MTJ84
A rear view of LUT 440, MTJ84, showing the neat lines of the Roe body
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 2010, Kirkby Stephen
18. MTJ84
Cumbria Classic Coaches operate former LUT440, MTJ84, a Guy Arab III with Roe C31F bodywork which was new in May 1951. Apparently it was originally tested for 35 seated passengers with 25 standing! Originally in crimson and black, it is now in crimson and cream. The coach was purchased by Cumbria Classic Coaches in October 2002 and has appeared on 'Heartbeat' and 'Born and Bred'.
Photo taken October 2006, Station Yard, Hawes
19. MTJ84
Preserved former Red & White C350, HWO323, a Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with Lydney C33F body, new in 1950, and former Lancashire United Transport 440, MTJ84, a Guy Arab III (6LW) with Roe body (originally C35F, but here with reduced seating) new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 26 August 1973, Crich Tramway Museum
20. NTJ177
Lancashire United 472, NTJ177, was a Guy Arab UF with a Roe C39C body new in May 1952, seen here in Blackpool at the Coliseum Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
21. NTJ181
An offside view of Lancashire United 476, NTJ181, a Guy Arab UF with a Roe C39C body new in April 1952 and seen here in Blackpool at the Coliseum Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1964, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
22. OTE71
Roe C39C coachwork was carried by Lancashire United, Atherton 478, OTE71, which had been new in November 1952 and which was a Guy Arab UF (6HLW), seen here in Blackpool.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1964, off Seymour Road, Blackpool
23. RTC698
Bedlington & District RTC698 was a Guy Arab IV with a Northern Counties H31/26R body new in December 1953 which had been acquired from Lancashire United.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 July 1969, Lintonville Terrace, Ashington
24. RTC700
Bedlington & District RTC700 was an ex-Lancashire United Guy Arab IV which had a Northern Counties H31/26R body. When seen at Ashington it had obviously seen better days!
Photo taken Tuesday 29 July 1969, Ashington
25. TTE143
TTE143, ex Lancashire United Transport 534, Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H31/26RD body, new in 1954, sold in late 1967/early 1968 to Knowles of Oulton near Leeds and seen here on a school contract.
Photo taken 1968, Pottery Lane, Woodlesford, near Leeds
26. TTE146
Graham, Paisley 77/79, TTE146/TTE148, were Guy Arab IVs with Northern Counties H33/26R bodies seen at the garage at Hawkhead.
Photo taken Tuesday 4 August 1970, Garage, Hawkhead
27. TTE150
TTE150, seen unloading in Lower Mosley Street Bus Station in Manchester, was number 541 in the Lancashire United, Atherton fleet and was a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with a Northern Counties H33/26R body which had been new in November 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 1 November 1958, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
28. WTB43
Lancashire United 544 and 543, WTB43 and WTB42, were Guy Arab IV's with Northern Counties H33/26R bodies, dating from 1955.
Photo taken 1967, Leigh Depot
29. YTD878
Former Lancashire United Transport 577, YTD878, a Daimler CVG5K with Metro Cammell Group Orion H33/28R body. New in 1956 and licenced to the South Lancashire Tramways subsidiary, though always carrying the LUT identity, this batch of 24 passed officially into the LUT fleet on the winding up of the SLT trolleybus system in 1958. Withdrawn in 1970 it is seen in North's yard at Sherburn-in Elmet shortly afterwards.
Photo taken late 1970, North's Yard, Sherburn-in-Elmet
30. YTD892
For a short while South Lancashire owned twenty-four motor buses although they carried Lancashire United fleetnames. This came about when the St. Helens service was converted to motorbus operation and an Act of Parliament to wind up S.L.T. was proving troublesome. The buses were 570-593, YTD871-894, Daimler CVG5s with Metro-Cammell H33/28R bodies new in 1956. Here 591, YTD892 is seen outside Atherton depot the day before S.L.T. was wound up at midnight on 31st August 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Atherton Depot
31. 953BTF
Douglas Corporation 35, 229UMN, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1957 with Duple Midland DP41F bodywork. One of 8 vehicles acquired from Lancashire United in 1970 where it had been 622 registered 953BTF.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station, Isle of Man
32. 953BTF
Already posted as Douglas 35, I took this view on my first visit to Blackpool of LUT Leyland Tiger Cub 622, 953BTF, alongside a Daimler Fleetline/ Northern Counties body ETD945B at Coliseum Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 7 July 1966, Coliseum Bus Station, Blackpool
33. 359FTB
Seen outside the Atherton garage of Lancashire United, Atherton is their Guy Arab IV (6LW) 642, 359FTB, which had a Northern Counties H41/32R body, and which had been new in May 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 30 August 1958, Atherton Garage
34. 435DTF
Douglas Corporation Transport 41, 238UMN, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1958 with Duple (Midland) DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1976, Douglas Bus Station
35. 564FTF
Former Lancashire United Transport 647, 564FTF, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Metro Cammell H41/32R body, new in 1958 and latterly with Stevenson's of Uttoxeter.
Photo taken early 1980s, Burscough
36. 566FTF
Lancs United bought many Leyland Titans over the years the last ones came in 1958 and were Leyland Titan PD3/4s with Metro Cammell bodywork. After withdrawal by LUT in 1970 649, 566FTF, found further employment with Shaw Brothers of Byers Green. It is seen on a murky day in Spennymoor.
Photo taken 1974, Spennymoor Bus Station
37. 566FTF
Seen in Spennymoor is 566FTF, a Leyland PD3/4 with a Metro-Cammell H41/32R body which had been new as Lancashire United 649 in 1958. Shaw Bros., Byers Green acquired it in October 1970 and it passed to United in January 1975 but was not operated.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Spennymoor Bus Station
38. 571FTF
Seen arriving down Olympic Way at Wembley is 571FTF, a Leyland PD3/4 with a Metro-Cammell H41/32R body originally number 654 in the Lancashire United fleet, but seen here with Ronsway, Hemel Hempstead.
Photo taken Saturday 1 June 1974, Wembley Stadium
39. 571FTF
A street view in 1962 of King Street, Leigh with the Lancashire United 654, 571FTF, on an 82 to Spinning Jenny St bus station with a short journey returning back to Atherton.
Photo taken 1962, King Street, Leigh
40. 572FTF
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, 572FTF, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Metro-Cammell H41/32R bodywork.
Photo taken August 1975, West Auckland Green
41. 572FTF
OK Motor Services 572FTF, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Metro Cammell Orion H41/32R body, new to Lancashire United as their 655 in 1958.
Photo taken Saturday 3 April 1971, Staindrop Road, West Auckland
42. 574FTF
Seen at Howell Croft bus station in Bolton is Lancashire United 657, 574FTF, one of fourteen Leyland PD3/4s with M.C.C.W. H41/32R bodies bought in 1958 for the final trolleybus replacement. Route 82 replaced the trolleybus route from Bolton to Leigh via Atherton.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Howell Croft Bus Station, Bolton
43. 879DTB
Seen in Victoria Bus Station, Salford is Lancashire United, Atherton 612, 879DTB, a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with a Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in January 1958.
Photo taken Monday 2 June 1958, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
44. 109JTD
Lancashire United 14, 109JTD, seen in Victoria Bus Station in Salford, was a Northern Counties H41/32R bodied Daimler CSG6/30 new in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 20 March 1960, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
45. 116JTD
Preserved Lancashire United 21, 116JTD, a Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in 1959
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1982, Leicester City Transport Abbey Park Depot
46. 116JTD
Lancashire United 21, 116JTD, a Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H41/32R body new in May 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 19 September 1982, Burscough
47. 117JTD
Lancashire United 22, 117JTD, Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in 1959.
Photo taken 1971, Spinning Jenny Street Bus Station, Leigh
48. 118JTD
Seen in Moor Lane Bus Station in Bolton is Lancashire United, Atherton 23, 118JTD, a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with a Northern Counties H41/32R body.
Photo taken Tuesday 22 March 1960, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
49. 125MTE
William Stokes and Son, Carstairs, 125MTE, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1960 with Northern Counties C41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Carstairs
50. 142NTF
LUT 51, 142NTF, a 1960 Guy Arab IV/NCME H73R engaged on learner duties appears to have been abandoned by trainee and instructor in the middle of the road in Bolton Bus Station
Photo taken Howell Croft Bus Station, Bolton
51. 145NTF
Seen at Arpley Bus Station in Warrington is Lancashire United, Atherton 54, 145NTF, a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with a Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in June 1960.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1963, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
52. 53?RTB
An unidentified Lancashire United Transport Guy Arab IV 30 footer with Metro Cammell Orion H41/32R body of the 40-49 (531-540RTB) batch, supplied in 1960 (40) and 1961 (41-49). They were withdrawn over the period 1975 to 1978.
Photo taken Late 1974, Atherton Depot
53. 826MTD
Lancashire United 36, 826MTD, was the first of four Northern Counties H40/29R bodied Dennis Lolines new in 1960 and is seen here at Farnworth the same year.
Photo taken Saturday 4 June 1960, Farnworth Bus Station
54. 826MTD
Three Dennis Loline I's awaiting buyers on a misty day at North's the dealer.
Photo taken March 1973, North's the dealer's premises, Sherburn-in-Elmet
55. 828MTD
Lancs United 38, 828MTD, a 1960 Dennis Loline with Northern Counties bodywork is seen after withdrawal in the yard of Norths of Sherburn. The heavily cannabalised Atlantean is an ex Ribble machine
Photo taken 1978, Sherburn in Elmet
56. 142NTF
Lancashire United 51, 142NTF, a Guy Arab IV built in 1961 with Northern Counties H41/32R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
57. 271STF
Parish's MS, Morda, Oswestry, 271STF, an A E C Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1961 with Plaxton Highway DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, Oswestry
58. 272STF
Parish's Motor Services, Morda, Oswestry, 272STF, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1961 with Plaxton Highway DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, High Street, Llanfyllin
59. 277STF
277STF, an AEC 2MU3RV Reliance with Plaxton Highway DP41F body was new in 1961 to Lancashire United as number 87. In this shot at Valley Road Coach Park, Scarborough the current operator, Piper, Scarborough seemed unsure about the livery.
Photo taken Thursday 3 August 1972, Valley Road Coach Park, Scarborough
60. 502VTB
Lancashire United Transport Guy Arab IV's with Northern Counties bodies (and maybe even a Metro Cammell lurking on the far right) neatly lined up and awaiting their next turn of duty in Howe Bridge Depot, Atherton.
Photo taken late 1974, LUT Howe Bridge Depot, Atherton
61. 503VTB
Lancashire United 63, 503VTB, a Guy Arab IV built in 1961 with Northern Counties H41/32R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
62. 534RTB
Although Northern Counties supplied the vast majority of Lancs United bodywork, the company occassionallly bought from other sources including Metro Cammell. Seen loading at Wigan bus station is 43, 534RTB, a 1961 Guy Arab IV with 73 seat Metro Cammell bodywork. This was one of the last Metro Cammell bodies bought by LUT.
Photo taken Thursday 20 March 1975, Wigan Bus Station
63. 802RTC
Lancashire United's only Guy Wulfrunian, 58, 802RTC, lasted barely two years in service before sale to West Riding. It was unique amongst Wulfrunians, in having a Northern Counties body which was commonplace on LUT's Guy Arabs.
Photo taken 1961, Howell Croft Bus Station, Bolton
64. 561TD
Lancashire United Transport 97, 561TD, a 1962 Daimler Fleetline bodied by Northern Counties
Photo taken Sept 1997, Deepdale Road, outside Preston Depot
65. 561TD
Lancashire United 97, 561TD, a 1962 Daimler Fleetline/Northern Counties H43/33F, with half of LUT's first batch of Fleetlines, seen here having brought children to the annual Davenport Theatre pantomime.
Photo taken Saturday 5 January 1974, Davenport Theatre, Stockport
66. 562TD
Lancashire United 98, 562TD, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX-30 built in 1962 with Northern Counties H43/33F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
67. 563TD
Greater Manchester 99, 563TD, a Daimler Fleetline with NCME H43/33F body from the first batch of Fleetlines for Lancashire United in 1962, being overtaken by Leyland National WBN484T, new to LUT in 1979.
Photo taken early 1980s, Partington Lane, Swinton
68. 563TD
Lancashire United, Atherton 99, 563TD, seen in Warrington, was a Daimler CRG6 Fleetline with a Northern Counties H43/33F body.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 1974, Bridge Street, Warrington
69. 563TD
563TD was Lancashire United, Atherton 99, and was seen in St. Helens. It was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with a Northern Counties H43/33F body, the third of six which were new in June 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, St. Helens
70. 565TD
LUT 101, 565TD, one of the trial batch of 6 Daimler Fleetline/NCME H76F that LUT took in 1962. It is admiring its reflection on the 51 Leigh to Warrington route - still 2 manned, the front dash proving a convenient place to rest the rear of the conductor.
Photo taken Southworth Road, Newton-le-Willows
71. 565TD
Lancashire United 101, 565TD, a 1962 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX/NCME H43/33F on the 17.10 Greengate-Little Hulton 90 with what looks like a full load.
Photo taken Monday 14 May 1979, Pendleton
72. 568TD
Following on numerically from the first Fleetlines, were 1962 Guy Arab IV/NCME H73R 103-119. 104, 568TD, is seen after a shower on the 52 Leigh to Ashton service
Photo taken Southworth Road, Newton-le-Willows
73. 569TD
A driver resplendent in summer dustjacket is stood in front of one of the LUT 1962 Guy Arab IV/NCME H73R, 105, 569TD.
Photo taken Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
74. 570TD
Lancashire United 106, 570TD, a 1962 Guy Arab IV with NCME H41/32R body.
Photo taken Friday 6 October 1978, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
75. 572TD
Lancashire United 108, 572TD, a Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in 1962
Photo taken 1967/8, Leigh Depot
76. 573TD
LUT 109, 573TD, a 1962 Guy Arab IV/Northern Counties H41/32R. As late as 1978 Trafford Park works services could still turn up interesting vehicles, with two rear entrance double deckers and a GMT standard unusually sporting silver on black number plates. Apologies for the marks appearing on the image
Photo taken Tuesday 5 September 1978, GEC Works Bus Park, Westinghouse, Trafford Park, Manchester
77. 574TD
Lancashire United 110, 574TD, 1962 Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H41/32R body.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1980, Black Swan, Manchester Road, Hollins Green
78. 574TD
Lancashire United 110, 574TD, Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32R, new in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Atherton Depot
79. 576TD
Lancashire United Transport 112, 576TD, a Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in 1962. It lasted until 1976 when it was withdrawn.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Greengate, Salford
80. 583TD
Lancashire United Transport TV5, BNC989B, originally fleet no 119 registered 583TD, a Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties H73R bodywork.
Photo taken Swinton Depot
81. 616WTE
Lancashire United 92, 616WTE, was an A.E.C. Reliance with a Plaxton 'Conway' DP41F body seen in Hindley. The 'Conway' was an unofficial description of the Highway body when fitted with the coach style front originating on the Consort.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Hindley Depot
82. 617WTE
Lancashire United 93, 617WTE, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RA built in 1962 with Plaxton Highway C41F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1971, South John Street, Liverpool
83. 6207TF
Seen in Wigan is Lancashire United, Atherton 123, 6207TF, a Guy Arab V (6LW) with a Northern Counties H41/32R body, new in June 1963.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 April 1973, Wigan
84. 6209TF
Lancs United 125, 6209TF, a 1963 Guy Arab V with Northern Counties body. This was one of the last batch of rear entrance buses bought by LUT.
Photo taken 1976, Wigan Market Place
85. 6218TF
LUTs penultimate rear entrance Guy Arab 134, 6218TF, stands at Billinge in July 1971 - no more leaping on or off at traffic lights after this batch - 120-135 6204-6219TF Guy Arab V with NCME H73R bodies new in 1963.
Photo taken July 1971, Billinge
86. 6219TF
Preserved Lancashire United 135, 6219TF, 1963 Guy Arab V / NCME
Photo taken Thursday 15 March 2007, Holmeswood
87. 6219TF
6219TF a Northern Counties bodied Guy Arab V 6LW was new in 11/63 to Lancashire United as fleetnumber 135 and restored to a very high standard by Yorkshire Heritage by 2014 and will presumably be for sale shortly.
Photo taken 2016, Yorkshire Heritage's former premises, Luddenden Foot near Halifax
88. 8087TE
Seen at the Platt Bridge garage is Lancashire United, Atherton 143, 8087TE, the first of a pair of A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliances with Plaxton Highway B50F bodies new in June 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Platt Bridge Garage
89. DTF581B
Two Lancashire United dual purpose coaches in Bloomfield Road coachpark in Blackpool. DTF581B was a Leyland PSU3/3R Leopard with a Plaxton Conway DP45F body and behind is one of the Northern Counties bodied Leyland Tiger Cubs. Just creeping into the picture is a Midnight Blue Ford Zodiac Mark III Executive.
Photo taken Thursday 8 August 1968, Bloomfield Road Coach Park, Blackpool
90. DTF587B
Lancashire United 157, DTF587B, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1964 with Plaxton Highway B50F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Canning Place, Liverpool
91. ETD950B
Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline ETD950B, with a Northern Counties H43/31F body, was number 180 in the fleet of Lancashire United, Atherton and is seen in Swinton.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Swinton
92. HTJ522B
Despite buying early Fleetlines, Lancs United quickly returned to the tried and tested Guy Arab for double deck requirements. 167, HTJ522B, dates from 1964 and carries Northern Counties bodywork. It is now part of Tony Blackman's Yorkhire Heritage fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 13 October 2012, Pudsey
93. HTJ522B
Lancashire United 167, HTJ522B, a Guy Arab from 1964 with Northern Counties bodywork.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Lakeside Shopping Centre, Thurrock
94. HTJ522B
Another shot of the former LUT Guy Arab/Northern Counties HTJ522B that was recently acquired by Ensign Bus, see on their Heritage Running Day on Saturday December 1st, prior to taking up service from Lakeside to Upminster on the X55.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Lakeside Bus Station, Thurrock
95. HTJ522B
Former Lancashire United 167, HTJ522B, a Guy Arab V (6LW) with Northern Counties H41/32F body, new in 1964.
Photo taken Saturday 20 April 1985, off Mearclough Road, Sowerby Bridge
96. KTC794C
A close up of the attractive fleetname of Lancashire United Guy Arab V 162, KTC794C
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Swinton Depot
97. LTB301C
Lancashire United, Atherton 204, LTB301C, was a Leyland PSU3/1R Leopard with a Marshall B50F body which had been new in March 1965, and which was seen in Arpley Bus Station, Warrington.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 1974, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
98. LTE267C
Lancashire United, Atherton 202, LTE267C, was a Leyland L2T Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama C43F body seen in Blackpool whilst taking part in the National Coach Rally.
Photo taken Sunday 4 April 1965, Blackpool
99. LTE268C
LTE268C was Lancashire United, Atherton 203, and was a Leyland L2T Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama C43F body, new in May 1965. It is seen here laying over in Blackpool.
Photo taken Friday 27 August 1976, Lonsdale Road Coach Park, Blackpool
100. RTC352C
Lancashire United 187, RTC352C, a 1965 Guy Arab V with Northern Counties H41/32F body.
Photo taken c.1973, South John Street, Liverpool
101. RTC353C
By 1979 a line up of eight Guy Arabs must have been pretty rare - even if they were all on school services. In the lead is Lancashire United 188, RTC353C, a 1965 Guy Arab V/Northern Counties H41/32F. The sixth in the line (118) is a rear entrance Arab IV, the rest are front entrance Arab Vs.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 July 1979, St Aelreds School, Newton-le-Willows
102. RTC356C
LUT 191, RTC356C, one of the 1965 batch of Guy Arab V/NCME H73F heels over as it takes a corner in Bolton in July 1971 closely followed by a Hanson of Huddersfield van.
Photo taken July 1971, Bolton
103. RTC358C
The driver of LUT 193, RTC358C waits, while two men cross in front of a Bolton Corporation Atlantean (nice shopping bag!) in Bolton. 193 is a 1965 Guy Arav V NCME H73F from the batch 186-195, RTC351-360C.
Photo taken July 1971, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
104. RTC359C
LUT 194, RTC359C, one of the 1965 Guy Arab V/NCME H73F appears to have come into contact with something more robust than it was - must have been pretty robust then! Looks as though the driver would have been OK, hope the passengers were.
105. TTF175D
Lancashire United 211, TTF175D, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 built in 1966 with Willowbrook B44F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Canning Place, Liverpool
106. UTC767D
Lancashire United, Atherton 215, UTC767D, was a Leyland L2T Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama C43F body seen in Blackpool.
Photo taken Monday 5 August 1974, Blackpool
107. UTC768D
Lancs United bought new Leyland Leopard coaches in 1966, L2 chassis with Plaxton Panorama bodywork. They introduced the red and grey livery to the coach fleet as seen on 216, UTC768D.
Photo taken Sunday 11 October 2009, Bolton Abbey
108. WTE141D
Lancs United 218, WTE141D, a 1966 Guy Arab V with front entrance Northern Counties body.
Photo taken Friday 23 May 1975, Wigan
109. WTE141D
Lancashire United, Atherton 218, WTE141D, seen at Swinton, was the first of twenty-three Guy Arab Vs (6LW) with Northern Counties H41/32F bodies new between July and October 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Swinton
110. WTE145D
Lancashire United Transport 222, WTE145D, a 1966 Guy Arab V with Northern Counties H73F bodywork.
Photo taken Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
111. WTE145D
Lancashire United 222, WTE145D, a Guy Arab V /Northern Counties H41/32F.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Swinton Depot
112. WTE156D
Lancashire United 233, WTE156D, a Guy Arab V with Northern Counties H41/32F body, new in 1966.
Photo taken early 1977, Manchester Road, Astley, near Leigh
113. WTE161D
Lancashire United 238, WTE161D a 1966 Guy Arab V/NCME H41/32F, preparing to operate the 16.15 short-working 39 back to Leigh.
Photo taken Friday 1 September 1978, outside the MPTE former St Helens Corporation depot, Shaw St, St. Helens
114. WTE57D
Lancashire United 234, WTE157D, a Guy Arab IV built in 1966 with Northern Counties H41/32F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Liverpool
115. YTC249D
Lancashire United, Atherton 241, YTC249D, was a Leyland PSUC1/11 Tiger Cub with a Northern Counties B40D body seen at the garage at Liverpool Road, Platt Bridge.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Liverpool Road, Platt Bridge
116. CTE473E
Lancshire United 247, CTE473E, a Bristol RESL6G built 1967 with Plaxton Highway B42D bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Hope Street, near Wigan Bus Station
117. CTE482E
Seen in Swinton is Lancashire United, Atherton 256, CTE482E, a Bristol RESL6G with a Plaxton B42D body.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Swinton
118. ETJ125F
Lancashire United 242, ETJ125F, a 1967 Leyland Tiger Cub with Marshall bodywork
Photo taken 1977, Greengates, Salford
119. ETJ125F
Lancashire United 242, ETJ125F, a 1968 Leyland Tiger Cub/Marshall B40D, one of LUT's eclectic collection of 1960s single-deckers on hire to Stoniers of Goldenhill.
Photo taken Saturday 29 December 1979, Old Hall Street, Hanley
120. ETJ283F
Although Lancs United had a number of Fleetlines in service when this shot was taken the backbone of their services were still their famous Guy Arabs. Seen resting in Leigh bus station prior to heading for Manchester is 283, ETJ283F, a 1967 Guy Arab V with Northern Counties bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 12 April 1973, King Street Bus Station, Leigh
121. ETJ903F
Lancashire United Transport 267, ETJ903F, a Guy Arab V (6LW) with Northern Counties H41/32F body, new in 1967.
Photo taken March 1972, Chapel Street, Salford
122. ETJ904F
Lancashire United 268, ETJ904F, Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1980, Swinton
123. ETJ905F
Lancashire United Transport 269, ETJ905F, a Guy Arab Mk V with Northern Counties H41/32F body, new in 1967, passing a SELNEC Central Standard as it emerges from the gloom of its Greengate terminus and prepares to turn right into Chapel Street, Salford.
Photo taken March 1973, Chapel Street/Greengate, Salford
124. ETJ906F
Lancashire United 270, ETJ906F, Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F.
Photo taken Friday 4 July 1980, Higher Market Street, Farnworth
125. ETJ910F
Lancashire United 274, ETJ910F, Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F, alongside the bus station at Farnworth and also bound for New Bury, this time on route 14.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1980, Farnworth
126. ETJ919F
Lancashire United 283, ETJ919F, Guy Arab V / Northern Counties H41/32F.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Atherton Depot
127. ETJ924F
A really dismal day in Bolton and Lancashire United Guy Arab 288, ETJ924F, is running with its lights on to help brighten up the gloom.
Photo taken Saturday 28 January 1978, Black Horse Street, Bolton
128. ETJ926F
Seen in St. Helens is Lancashire United, Atherton 290, ETJ926F, a Guy Arab V (6LW) with a Northern Counties H41/32F body new in December 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Corporation Street, St. Helens
129. ETJ127F
From what I can ascertain, Lancashire United 244 ETJ127F was only on loan to Stoniers when we visited the Tunstall depot. This is a 1968 Leyland Tiger Cub/Marshall B40D.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1981, Stoniers Depot, Tunstall
130. ETJ924F
A pair of Lancs United famous Guy Arab Vs with Northern Counties bodywork rest in Atherton depot. Nearest the camera is 1968 model 268 ETJ924F with two years older 233 WTE156D alongside.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1980, Atherton Depot
131. NTC125G
Lancs United bought a variety of single deck types including AEC Swifts, Bristol REs and LHs and Seddon RUs. Seen here is 308, NTC125G, a 1968 Bristol RESL6G with dual door Alexander bodywork seating 42.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1976, Wigan Bus Station
132. NTC129G
Lancashire United, Atherton put into service, between December 1968 and March 1969, twenty Bristol RESL6G buses numbered 294 to 313 with Alexander B42D bodies, and 312, NTC129G, seen here in St. Helens, was new in February 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Corporation Street, St. Helens
133. RTF847G
Lancashire United 314, RTF847G, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/3R built in 1969 with Plaxton Panorama Elite C43F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1971, Marlborough Crescent bus station, Newcastle upon Tyne
134. UTD284H
Lancashire United 321, UTD284H, a Bristol LH with Northern Counties B39D body, new in 1969.
Photo taken c.1972, The Avenue, Leigh
135. UTD285H
Lonsdale Coaches, Heysham, UTD285H, a Bristol LH6L built in 1969 with Northern Counties B39D bodywork.
Photo taken September 1981, Heysham depot
136. WTD678H
Lancashire United 345, WTD678H, was a Seddon Pennine RU with a Plaxton B40D body new in 1970. It is from the first batch of twenty with a further twenty being delivered the following year.
Photo taken King Street Bus Station, Leigh
137. WTD686H
Lancashire United 353, WTD686H one of twenty Seddon Pennine RUs with Plaxton B40D bodies new in July 1970 seen at Swinton. These were special bodies for L.U.T. and were a mixture of Derwent II and Highway styles.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Swinton
138. WTD689H
Lancashire United Transport 356, WTD689H, a Seddon Pennine RU with Plaxton B40D body, new in 1970.
Photo taken late 1974/early 1975, LUT depot, Howe Bridge, Atherton
139. ATJ273J
Lancs United switched to dual entrance Daimler Fleetlines with Northern Counties in the 1970s. Seen unloading in Bolton bus station is 359, ATJ273J, a 1971 example.
Photo taken April 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
140. ATJ273J
Lancashire United 359 ATJ273J, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB-33 built in 1971 with Northern Counties H49/27D+20 bodywork.
Photo taken April 1971, Wigan Bus Station
141. ATJ277J
Lancs United developed their own body style for their later Daimler Fleetlines. Seen in Atherton depot are 363, ATJ277J, a Northern Counties dual door example of 1971 and 396, RTJ424L, a 1972 example with similar bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1980, Atherton Depot
142. DTC714J
Lancashire United 366, DTC714J, was a Seddon Pennine RU with Plaxton B40D body, part of a batch of thirty new in 1971 starting at 364.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 1973, Market Square Bus Station, Wigan
143. DTC720J
Lancs United bought several batches of Seddon Pennine RUs in the seventies all of them with very old fashioned looking Plaxton bodywork. 372, DTC720J, dates from 1971.
Photo taken 1976, Wigan Bus Station
144. DTC726J
Lancashire United 378, DTC726J, a Seddon Pennine RU built in 1971 with Plaxton Highway B40D+19 bodywork.
Photo taken May 1973, Moor Lane Bus Station, Bolton
145. DTC735J
Lancashire United, Atherton 387, DTC735J, seen in Bolton, was a Seddon Pennine RU with a Plaxton B40D body which had been new in July 1971.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, Bolton
146. RTJ428L
Seen in Lower Mosley Street Bus Station about to operate an X60 journey to Blackpool is Lancashire United, Atherton 400, RTJ428L, with a Northern Counties H47/32F body, one of ten Daimler CRG6LX Fleetlines delivered in November/December 1972.
Photo taken Thursday 12 April 1973, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
147.
A view of Lancshire United's Swinton Garage with a Daimler Fleetline emerging.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Swinton
148. LTE491P
LUT badge on Lancashire United 440, LTE491P
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Atherton Depot