SCT '61 Photo Index
McGill's Bus Service
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1. CWJ405
A much rebuilt CWJ405, an AEC Regent I with a Weymann H28/26R body had been new to Sheffield but is seen here in Paisley operating for McGill, Barrhead.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 April 1960, Gilmour Street Station, Paisley
2. CHS271
Guy Arab II CHS271, with a Massey H30/28R body, in the McGill, Barrhead fleet is seen in Gilmour Street, Paisley. It was new in 1944 with a Park Royal H30/26R body and was rebodied in 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gilmour Street, Paisley
3. CHS271
McGill, Barrhead CHS271 was a Guy Arab II which had been rebodied in 1955 with a Massey H30/28R body and was seen in St. James Street, Paisley. When new, in August 1944, it had a Park Royal H30/26R body.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 April 1960, St. James Street, Paisley
4. DHS173
McGill, Barrhead DHS173, new in 1947, was a Leyland PD1A with a Leyland H30/26R body, seen in St. James Street, Paisley.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 April 1960, St. James Street, Paisley
5. GVD47
McGill's GVD47 was a Guy Arab III with a Gardner 6LW engine and Duple H31/26R bodywork, acquired in 1952.
Photo taken Renfrew Ferry Terminus
6. GHS994
Leyland PD2/12 GHS994 was new to McGill, Barrhead in 1954 and had a Leyland H30/28R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, St James' Street, Paisley
7. VKV99
McGill's ex-demonstrator VKV99, a Daimler CVG6LX-30 with Willowbrook H41/33R bodywork. New in April 1958, it saw service with a number of operators until acquired by McGill in March 1961 with whom it remained until November 1978.
Photo taken early 1970s, McGill's Depot, Muriel Street, Barrhead
8. VKV99
New in 1958 as a Daimler demonstrator, VKV99 was sold to McGill, Barrhead when its demonstration days ended in 1961. It was a Daimler CVG6LX-30 with a Willowbrook H41/33R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, St James' Street, Paisley
9. NHS764
McGill's Bus Service workshops with a number of vehicles receiving or awaiting attention. Among those visible are (l to r) NHS582L, NHS764, XHS923H and GVD47.
Photo taken c.1973, McGill's depot, Muriel Street, Barrhead
10. NHS764
McGill, Barrhead NHS764, a Leyland PD2/30 with a Massey H33/28R body, new in March 1959, was seen in St. James Street, Paisley.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 April 1960, St. James Street, Paisley
11. OHS980
McGill, Barrhead OHS980, a Massey H33/28R bodied Daimler CVG6 was seen in Barrhead.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Glasgow Road, Barrhead
12. VHS501
This early Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline, VHS501, with a Northern Counties H43/33F body joined the fleet of McGill, Barrhead in 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, St James' Street, Paisley
13. VHS501
Amongst the earliest Fleetlines delivered in Scotland was VHS501 of 1963 with NCME H43/33F bodywork for McGill's Bus Service, Barrhead.
Photo taken 1970s, County Square, Paisley
14. AHS16B
Seen in Gilmour Street, Paisley is McGill, Barrhead AHS16B, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an Alexander H44/34F body new in 1964.
Photo taken Thursday 20 August 1964, Gilmour Street, Paisley
15. AHS16B
McGill's Bus Service (l to r) FHS181K, VKV99 and AHS16B lined up at the depot.
Photo taken c.1973, McGill's depot, Muriel Street, Barrhead
16. CHS721C
McGill Barrhead CHS721C was a Daimler CRG6 Fleetline with an Alexander H44/34F body seen at the garage in Barrhead.
Photo taken Monday 3 August 1970, Garage, Muriel Street, Barrhead
17. CHS722C
Fleetline varieties: McGill's Bus Service (r to l) CHS722C, VHS501 and AHS16B, all in typically immaculate condition, await their next duties.
Photo taken c.1973, McGill's depot, Muriel Street, Barrhead
18. CHS723C
McGill, Barrhead CHS723C, seen in Barrhead, was a Daimler CRG6 Fleetline with an Alexander H44/34F body.
Photo taken Saturday 31 July 1965, Glasgow Road, Barrhead
19. JHS575D
McGill's Bus Service JHS575D, a Daimler CRG6LX with Alexander H44/34F bodywork which entered service in November 1966. It was withdrawn by January 1984 but retained out of use until October 1986 when it went for scrap.
Photo taken early 1970s, McGill's depot, Muriel Street, Barrhead
20. XHS923H
McGill Barrhead XHS923H was a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an Alexander H45/30D body seen at McGill's garage at Barrhead.
Photo taken Monday 3 August 1970, Garage, Muriel Street, Barrhead