SCT '61 Photo Index
Moore Bros, Kelvedon
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1. JVW999
Moore, Kelvedon JVW999, was a Guy Arab II with a Strachan L27/28R body new in 1944 seen in Braintree.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Braintree Bus Park
2. GYL983
Moore Brothers, Kelvedon GYL983, seen at Braintree was a Guy Arab II with a Strachan L27/28R (8'0" wide) body fitted in 1954. When new as Birch Brothers K103 in 1945 it had a Weymann L27/28R body and passed to Moore in June 1951. In 1963 it became Eastern National 1029 on the acquisition of Moore Brothers.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Braintree Bus Park
3. JVX555
Eastern National JVX555 in use as a clothing store at Kings Cross. New to Moores in 1945, it was a Guy Arab II with Strachan lowbridge body.
Photo taken London Kings Cross
4. JVX555
Moore, Kelvedon JVX555, was a Guy Arab II with a Strachan L27/28R body which had been new in 1945. It passed (in a semi-derelict condition) to Eastern National in 1963, was numbered 1026, and used as the Eastern National mobile uniforms store.
Photo taken Saturday 14 February 1959
5. JVX556
Moore, Kelvedon JVX556. a Guy Arab II with a Strachan L27/28R body new in 1945 is seen in Braintree.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Braintree Bus Park
6. HYM685
Eastern National KN025, HYM685, still in Moore Bros livery. HYM685 was a Bedford OB with Duple C29F body, new in 1947 to Fallowfield & Britten and bought by Moores in 1951, which passed to Eastern National with the rest of the Moore Bros fleet in February 1963.
Photo taken 1963
7. LPU611
Moores Bros LPU611 was a Guy Arab III with Strachan L27/28R body, new in 1947 which was rebodied in 1961 by Massey, L29/28R, as seen in this photo.
Photo taken early 1960s, Coval Lane, Chelmsford
8. LPU612
Moore, Kelvedon LPU612, was a Guy Arab III with a Strachan L27/28R body new in 1947 and is seen in Braintree.
Photo taken Saturday 6 December 1958, Braintree Bus Park
9. ONO538
Seen in Colchester Bus Station is Moore, Kelvedon ONO538, a Guy Arab III with a Strachans L27/28R body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 January 1961, Colchester Bus Station
10. PHK534
Moore, Kelvedon PHK534 was a Strachan C35F bodied Guy Arab III new in 1949 which is seen at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
11. KGT378
Moores Bros KGT378, a Guy Arab III with Strachan C35F body, new to London based Dartmouth Coaches in 1950 and acquired by Moores in 1953.
Photo taken Feb/Mar 1963, Kelvedon
12. KGT381
Moore, Kelvedon KGT381 seen at Ascot was a Strachan C35F bodied Guy Arab III new in 1950. John failed to photograph the far more interesting coach to the right.
Photo taken Saturday 21 June 1958, Ascot
13. 52DHK
Eastern National KN2008, 52DHK, a Guy Arab IV with Strachans L28/28R body, new in 1955, acquired by Eastern National when Moore Bros of Kelvedon were taken over in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Colchester Bus Station
14. 52DHK
Moore, Kelvedon 52DHK, a Guy Arab IV with a Strachan L27/28R body new in 1955, passed to Eastern National in 1963 and was numbered 1039.
Photo taken Saturday 14 February 1959, Coval Lane, Chelmsford
15. 53DHK
New to Moore Bros., Kelvedon in 1955, 53DHK, which was a Guy Arab IV with a Strachans L28/28R body, became Eastern National 1040 in 1963 when Moore's business was acquired.
Photo taken February 1966, Colchester Bus Station
16. 2835F
Eastern National KN2011, 2835F, a Guy Arab IV with Northern Counties L31/32R body new in 1957, acquired by Eastern National when Moore Bros of Kelvedon were taken over in 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 9 May 1965, Colchester Bus Station
17. 2835F
Eastern National 1042, 2835F, seen in Colchester Bus Station was a Guy Arab IV with a Northern Counties L31/32R body which had been new in 1957 to Moore Bros., Kelvedon and was acquired by Eastern National in 1963 with the Moore's business.
Photo taken February 1966, Colchester Bus Station
18. 8935NO
Advance Coaches (C. A. Whiterly Ltd.) of Maltby operated former Eastern National 2012, 8935NO, a 1958 Guy Arab IV (5LW) with Massey L34/33R bodywork. It was new in 1958 to Moore of Kelvedon, & passed to Eastern National with the sale of the business.
Photo taken Friday 20 April 1973, Depot, Maltby
19. 20PVX
Moore Brothers of Kelveden 20PVX, a Guy Arab IV with Massey L34/33R body, new in 1959, seen here bearing the Eastern National fleet number 1046 but still carrying the Moore's livery
Photo taken 1963, Colchester Bus Station
20. 20PVX
Quite a few Southend Transport drivers have helped Ensign Bus out with the collection and delivery of dealer stock vehicles. Here we see former Moore Brothers and Eastern National 20PVX, a 1959 Guy Arab with Massey body. Latterly EN 2015, it was withdrawn in 1974.
Photo taken 1975/6, Great Yeldham
21. 20PVX
One of the 1959 Massey-bodied Guy Arab IV buses purchased by Essex independent Moore's of Kelvedon, is seen here in Burbank, California, in March 1993. 20PVX passed to ENOC with the Moore's fleet in 1963, and was numbered 1046, then 2015 in 1964.
Photo taken March 1993, Burbank, California, USA
22. 20PVX
Ex Moores of Kelvedon Guy Arab IV with Massey L34/33R body, new in 1959, Eastern National 2015, 20PVX.
Photo taken Tuesday 5 February 1974, Colchester Depot
23. 7652VW
Eastern National 102, 7652VW, a Commer Avenger IV with Yeates C41F body, new to Moores in 1960, part of the fleet taken over by ENOC in early 1963 when it was given the number 039, then 102 in the August 1964 renumbering.
Photo taken Prince's Esplanade, Walton on The Naze
24. 372WPU
Moore's 372WPU, a Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body new in 1961 which passed to ENOC with the rest of the Moore's fleet on 3rd February 1963. To the right, under cover, is JVX557, a 1945 Guy Arab II with Strachans body.
Photo taken Moore's Garage, Kelvedon
25. 373WPU
Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, 373WPU, now preserved by the ENPG and seen here restored to Moore's livery. It passed to ENOC with the rest of the Moore's fleet in 1963.
Photo taken Canvey Island
26. 373WPU
Three old ladies seen at Waterside Farm, ex-Eastern National 328, PTW110, and 392, OWC182D alongside ex-Moores 373WPU.
Photo taken Sunday 9 July 2017, Waterside Farm, Canvey Island
27. 373WPU
Ex Moores of Kelvedon Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, Eastern National 2017, 373WPU.
Photo taken Sunday 28 April 1974, Colchester Depot
28. 373WPU
Preserved ex-Moores and then Eastern National 373WPU, Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, new in 1961, on its first outing for several years.
Photo taken Sunday 7 June 2009, Clacton
29. 373WPU
Taken on an Omnibus Society trip over a number of Moore’s former routes is preserved 1961 Guy Arab IV/Massey 373WPU (EN 2017).
Photo taken Saturday 13 April 2013, The Ship, West End Road, Tiptree
30. 373WPU
Rear view of preserved ex-Moores and then Eastern National 373WPU, Guy Arab IV with Massey lowbridge body, new in 1961.
Photo taken Tuesday 10 July 2007, Castle Point Transport Museum, Canvey Island
31. 581AOO
Eastern National KN2018, 581A00, Guy Arab / Massey L34/33R. Ordered by Moore's Brothers, but delivered new to EN in March 1963, one month after EN took over MB, withdrawn November 1975.
Photo taken Monday 5 June 1972, Kelvedon
32. 582AOO
Second shot of EN 2019, 582AOO, on its last day in service.
Photo taken Friday 21 March 1975, Rivenhall, Witham, near Braintree
33. 582AOO
Eastern National 2019, 582AOO, seen here a month before being withdrawn from service.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 February 1975, Collingwood Road, Witham, near Braintree
34. 582AOO
Eastern National 2019, 582AOO, the last Guy ordered by Moores (but delivered to EN in March 1963 a month after Moores were officially taken over on 3rd February), a Guy Arab IV with Massey L34/33R body.
Photo taken Friday 21 March 1975, Silver End, near Braintree