SCT '61 Photo Index
Newcastle Corporation
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1.
Newcastle tram 102 on static display at Beaulieu Motor Museum Hampshire in the early 1950s.
Photo taken early 1950s, Beaulieu Motor Museum
2.
Second shot of Newcastle tram 102 at Beaulieu
Photo taken early 1950s, Beaulieu Motor Museum
3.
Newcastle had a large tram fleet, the final ones lasting until after the second world war. Car 114 was built for the start of the system in 1901 on withdrawal it was stored at Gosforth. In the second world war it was bought by Sheffield to replace trams lost in the blitz. Sheffield rebuilt the tram with a covered top and vestibules.
Photo taken Sunday 7 April 2013, Beamish Open Air Museum
4.
Preserved Newcastle Corporation tram 114 pauses at Beamish Town.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 July 2022, Beamish Museum, Co Durham.
5. JVK620
Seen in Peel Street, Bishop Auckland was Anderson (Blue Belle), Evenwood JVK620, a Daimler CWA6 with a Massey H30/26R body which had been new in January 1946 as Newcastle 20.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Peel Street, Bishop Auckland
6. JVK654
JVK654, a Guy Arab III new in 1946 was acquired by Harper, Heath Hayes in July 1954 from Newcastle Corportion 54 as a chassis and a new Lawton C37F body fitted becoming number 31 in the fleet. It had been withdrawn in April 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964
7.
Pair of unidentified Newcastle trolleys, to the left a BUT/MCW London Q type and to the right a Sunbeam/NCB
Photo taken May 1964, opposite Newcastle Central Station
8. KVK961
KVK961 was Hull 122 and was a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro Cammell H31/24R body, new as Newcastle 61 in March 1948. It had been acquired, in June 1961.
Photo taken Thursday 27 June 1963, Hull
9. KVK967
KVK967 was Hull 126 and was a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro Cammell H31/24R body which had been new in June 1948 as Newcastle 67. It was one of nine acquired in June 1961.
Photo taken Thursday 27 June 1963, Hull
10. KVK967
Passing the municipal car park in Ferensway is Hull Corporation Transport No 126, KVK967, a Daimler CVG6 with Metro Cammell 55 seat bodywork which was new to Newcastle Corporation in 1948.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 August 1963, Ferensway, Hull
11. LTN464
Newcastle Transport 364, LTN464, a Daimler CVD6 with Willowbrook B35F new in 1948.
Photo taken 1963
12. LTN479
Newcastle 479, LTN479, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in April 1948, the first in a batch of twenty.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
13. LTN487
Newcastle 487, LTN487, a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro-Cammell H40/30R body was one of twenty new in 1948 and was seen at Newcastle Central Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
14. LTN490
Newcastle 490, LTN490, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in April 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
15. LTN497
Newcastle 497, LTN497, a BUT 9641T with Metro-Cammell body H40/30R body, London Q style trolley
Photo taken May 1964, opposite Newcastle Central Station
16. LTN498
Newcastle 498, LTN498, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in April 1948, the last in a batch of twenty.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
17. LTN500
Newcastle 500, LTN500, was a Sunbeam S7 with a Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body new in September 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Blackett Street, Newcastle
18. LTN501
Preserved former Newcastle 501, LTN501, a 1948 Sunbeam S7 with Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 7 May 2008, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
19. LTN501
Newcastle 501, LTN501, a 1948 Sunbeam S7 with locally produced Northern Coachbuilders bodywork. Now at Sandtoft, the bus was seen under restoration at the Beamish Open Air Museum
Photo taken 2000, Beamish Open Air Museum Depot
20. LTN501
Newcastle Sunbeam/NCB trolleybus 501, LTN501, is seen in the early stages of its long restoration, undertaken by the Beamish Tramway Group.
Photo taken Saturday 22 May 1976, Beamish Open Air Museum Depot
21. LTN501
Two Newcastle trolleybuses running together for the first time since 1966. 628, NBB628, is an EATM exhibit and 501, LTN501, is on loan from Beamish.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 August 2011, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
22. LTN503
Newcastle 503, LTN503, a 1948 Sunbeam S7 with Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body
Photo taken May 1964, Percy St., Haymarket
23. LTN506
Newcastle 506, LTN506, was a Sunbeam S7 with a Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body new in November 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
24. LTN513
Newcastle 513, LTN513, was a Sunbeam S7 with a Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body, one of thirty new in 1948 which was seen at Newcastle Central Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
25. LTN520
Newcastle 520, LTN520, was a Sunbeam S7 with a Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body new in November 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
26. LTN527
Newcastle 527, LTN527, was a Sunbeam S7 with a Northern Coachbuilders H39/31R body new in January 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
27. LVK121
Newcastle Corporation 421, LVK121, an all Leyland PD2/1 built in 1948 and still giving service 21 years later.
Photo taken July 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
28. LVK123
Newcastle Corporation 123, LVK123, a 1948 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland bodywork. The pre 1949 blue motor bus livery is carried.
Photo taken 1977, Harrogate
29. LVK123
Newcastle 123, LVK123, has been featured in black and white on SCT 61, so contrasting with the cadmium yellow and cream buses of that city, 123 was used on a private enthusiasts visit to the Metro test track preserved in the immediate post war bus colours .
Photo taken Saturday 3 September 1977, Tyne and Wear Metro Test Track
30. LVK123
Newcastle 123, LVK123, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 17 October 1982, Bradford Interchange
31. LVK123
Newcastle Transport 423, LVK123, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 built in 1948 with Leyland H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Morden Street parking area, Newcastle upon Tyne
32. LVK127
Newcastle 127, LVK127, seen at Newcastle Central Station was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body, one of twenty-two new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
33. LTN574
Newcastle 574, LTN574, was a B.U.T. 9611T with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new in July 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
34. NBB259
Newcastle Corporation 259, NBB259, was an AEC Regent III with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body of 1949.
Photo taken 1965, High Street, Gateshead
35. NBB259
Newcastle 259, NBB259, was an A.E.C. 9612E, Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new in September 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
36. NBB267
Newcastle 267, NBB267, was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body and was one of thirty new in 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
37.
An unidentified Newcastle BUT/Metro-Cammell London Q type trolley.
Photo taken May 1964, Jesmond Road corner, turning onto A1
38. LTN537
Newcastle 537, LTN537, was a Sunbeam S7 with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new in January 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
39. NBB292
Newcastle 292, NBB292, was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body new in May 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Blackett Street, Newcastle
40. NBB295
Newcastle 295, NBB295, was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body new in June 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
41. NBB579
Newcastle 579, NBB579, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in May 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963
42. NBB585
Newcastle 585, NBB585, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in May 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
43. NBB591
Newcastle 591, NBB591, a BUT 9641T with Metro-Cammell body H40/30R body, London Q style trolley, seen at Barras Bridge, about to cross the Claremont Road junction with the old A1 before the right turn into Jesmond Road.
Photo taken May 1964, Barras Bridge, Newcastle
44. NBB592
Newcastle 592, NBB592, a BUT 9641T with Metro-Cammell body H40/30R body, London Q style trolley
Photo taken May 1964, Blackett Street, Newcastle
45. NBB594
Newcastle 594, NBB594, a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro-Cammell H40/30R body was one of fifty new in 1950 and is seen at Newcastle Central Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
46. NBB600
Newcastle 600, NBB600, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in August 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Blackett Street, Newcastle
47. NBB607
Newcastle 607, NBB607, a BUT 9641T with Metro-Cammell body H40/30R body, new in 1950, one of a batch of 50.
Photo taken 1964, opposite Newcastle Central Station
48. NBB607
Newcastle 607, NBB607, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in September 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Blackett Street, Newcastle
49. NBB616
Newcastle 616, NBB616, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro-Cammell H40/30R body new in October 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963
50. NBB623
Newcastle 623, NBB623, was a B.U.T. 9641T with a Metro Cammell H40/30R body new in October 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963
51. NBB628
Two Newcastle trolleybuses running together for the first time since 1966. 628, NBB628, is an EATM exhibit and 501, LTN501, is on loan from Beamish.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 August 2011, East Anglia Transport Museum, Carlton Colville
52. NBB628
Newcastle crest on preserved trolleybus 628.
53. NVK336
Newcastle Corporation 336, NVK336, an AEC Regent III built in 1950 with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken December 1968, opposite Newcastle Central Station
54. NVK336
Newcastle 336, NVK336, was an A.E.C. 9612A Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body new in October 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
55. NVK341
Newcastle 341, NVK341, an A E C Regent III 9612A built 1950 with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R bodywork, smartly turned out as befits a bus celebrating the Silver Jubilee.
Photo taken August 1977, Bewick Street, Newcastle
56. NVK341
Newcastle Transport 341, NVK341, an A E C Regent III 9612A built in 1950 with Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 2016, Metrocentre coach park, Gateshead
57. NVK341
An offside view of preserved Newcastle 341, NVK341, an A.E.C. 9613A Regent III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body seen at a Rally in Harrogate.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1979, Harrogate
58. UTN851
Newcastle 351, UTN851, was a Leyland PD2/20, with a Metro Cammell H32/26R body new in November 1954, after being exhibited at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Barras Bridge, Newcastle
59. UTN853
Newcastle Corporation 353, UTN853, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 built in 1954 with Weymann H32/28R bodywork.
Photo taken November 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
60. XVK140
Newcastle 140, XVK140 was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal H34/28R body, new in March 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Barras Bridge, Newcastle
61. XVK147
Newcastle Corporation 147, XVK147, an AEC Regent V MD3RV built in 1956 with Park Royal H34/28R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, opposite Newcastle Central Station
62. XVK149
Newcastle Transport 149, XVK149, an AEC Regent V MD3RV with Park Royal H34/28R body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Morden Street parking, Newcastle
63. XVK154
Newcastle Corporation 154, XVK154, an AEC Regent V MD3RV built in 1956 with Park Royal H34/26R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
64. XVK155
Newcastle 155, XVK155, was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal H34/28R body new in May 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Barras Bridge, Newcastle
65. 159AVK
Morden Street parking area was quite full when this photo was taken featuring Newcastle Transport 159, 159AVK, an A E C Regent V MD3RV built in 1957 with Park Royal L30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken November 1969, Morden Street parking area, Newcastle upon Tyne
66. 160AVK
Newcastle 160, 160AVK, was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal L30/28R body new in April 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963
67. 165AVK
Newcastle Corporation 165, 165AVK, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal L30/28R body, new in 1957.
Photo taken Oct/Nov 1960, Coast Road/Hollywell Road, Billy Mill
68. 168AVK
Newcastle 168, 168AVK, was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal H34/28R body new in May 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Neville Street, Newcastle
69. 174AVK
Newcastle 174, 174AVK, was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal H34/28R body new in May 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
70. 177AVK
Newcastle 177, 177AVK, a Leyland PD3/1 with Weymann H40/32R body new in 1957.
Photo taken Oct/Nov 1960, Coast Road/Hollywell Road, Billy Mill
71. 181AVK
Newcastle Corporation 181, 181AVK, a Leyland Titan PD3/1 built in 1957 with Weymann H40/32R bodywork.
Photo taken July 1969, opposite Newcastle Central Station
72. 183AVK
Newcastle 183, 183AVK, with 149, XVK149, alongside. 183 was a Leyland PD3/1 with a Weymann H40/32R body new in September 1957 whilst 149 was an A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V with a Park Royal H34/28R body new in April 1956.
Photo taken Tuesday 29 July 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
73. 187JVK
Newcastle 187, 187JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with an Alexander H44/34F body new in February 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, outside Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
74. 188JVK
Newcastle 188, 188JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Metro Cammell H44/34F body new in April 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, outside Marlborough Crescent Bus Station, Newcastle
75. 194JVK
Newcastle 194, 194JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with an Alexander H44/34F body, one of thirteen new in 1961 seen here at Newcastle Central Station.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
76. 194JVK
Newcastle 194, 194JVK, was an Alexander H44/34F bodied Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean built to the original design which emphasised the excessively deep roof dome, particularly at the front.
Photo taken Monday 26 July 1965, Neville Street, Newcastle
77. 196JVK
Former Newcastle 196, 196JVK, was a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with an Alexander H44/34F body, dating from 1961. It is thought to be seen on delivery to Black Prince of Morley from its previous owner, Williamsons of Gauldry, in August 1974.
Photo taken August, 1974, Farnley Ring Road, Leeds
78. 204JVK
OK Motor Services 204JVK, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1961 with Weymann H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1975, Bishop Auckland Market Place
79. 204JVK
A foggy day in Bishop Auckland and former Newcastle 204. 204JVK. a 1961 Leyland Atlantean with Weymann body rests in the depot of its second owner OK Motor Services.
Photo taken 1974, rear of OK's Bishop Auckland depot
80. 211JVK
Newcastle 211, 211JVK, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1961 with Weymann H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
81. 218JVK
Newcastle 218, 218JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with an Alexander H44/34F, body new in January 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, New Bridge Street, Newcastle
82. 221JVK
Former Newcastle Corporation 221, 221JVK, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Alexander H44/34F bodywork, new in January 1962. This style of bodywork was also bought by Glasgow
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 2005, Kirkby Stephen Rally
83. 223JVK
Newcastle 223, 223JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with an Alexander H44/34F body new in February 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Blackett Street, Newcastle
84. 238JVK
Newcastle 238, 238JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Weymann H44/34F body new in March 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, New Bridge Street, Newcastle
85. 10JVK
Newcastle 10, 10JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Mark II with an Alexander H44/34F body new in June 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Westgate Road, Newcastle
86. 1JVK
Newcastle 1, 1JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Mark II with an Alexander H44/34F body new in June 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Westgate Road, Newcastle
87. 23JVK
Newcastle 23, 23JVK, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Mark II with a Weymann H44/34Fbody new in June 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1963, Newcastle Central Station
88. 24JVK
Tyne & Wear PTE 124, 24JVK, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1963 with Weymann H44/34F bodywork, new as Newcastle 24.
Photo taken August 1977, Newcastle
89. 24JVK
Newcastle Transport 24, 24JVK, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Weymann H44/34F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Bewick Street, Newcastle
90. 3JVK
Following the take over of the Armstrong's operation, their older double deckers were replaced by former Newcastle Atlanteans. One of these was Newcastle 103, 3JVK, a 1963 vintage Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Alexander H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 1976, Byker PTE Depot
91. ABB52B
Newcastle 52, ABB52B, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with a Weymann H44/34F body.
Photo taken Saturday 5 August 1967, opposite Newcastle Central Station
92. ETN68C
Newcastle City Libraries ETN68C was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean which, when new in May 1965, had an Alexander H44/34F body, and was Newcastle 68. It passed to the Tyneside P.T.E. in January 1970, and to the Tyne & Wear P.T.E in April 1974.
Photo taken Thursday 9 August 1979, Market Street, Newcastle
93. ETN75C
Newcastle Corporation 75, ETN75C, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 new May 1965 with Alexander A H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Newcastle Central Station
94. ETN89C
Cardiff 515, ETN89C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Weymann H44/34F body, new to Newcastle as no. 89 in May 1965.
Photo taken 1978, Cardiff Central Bus Station
95. ETN99C
Newcastle 99, ETN99C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1965 with Weymann H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1969, opposite Newcastle Central Station
96. KBB118D
Busways, Newcastle, 1218, KBB118D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1966 with MCW O44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1989, High Street, Stockton
97. KBB133D
Newcastle Corporation 133, KBB133D, a 1966 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with MCW bodywork is seen after sale to Independent Coaches of Horsforth, Leeds.
Photo taken 1978, Armley Baths, Stanley View, Armley, Leeds
98. KBB242D
Newcastle 242, KBB242D, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with an Alexander H44/34F body
Photo taken Saturday 5 August 1967, opposite Newcastle Central Station
99. KBB263D
Newcastle Transport 263, KBB263D, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1966 with Alexander A H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1969, Neville Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
100. SVK628G
Newcastle 628, SVK628G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1969 with Alexander J H44/26D bodywork.
Photo taken October 1969, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
101. SVK630G
Newcastle Transport 630, SVK630G, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1969 with Alexander J H44/26D bodywork.
Photo taken November 1969, Morden Street, Newcastle upon Tyne
102. UVK505G
Tyneside PTE 505, UVK505G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1/1 built in 1969 with Alexander W B45D+24 bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Morden Street parking, Newcastle
103. UVK505G
Mid Warwickshire Motors, Balsall Common, UVK505G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1 built in 1969 with Alexander W B45D bodywork. New as Newcastle 505, this was one of several Panthers finding work in the Midlands.
Photo taken August 1980, Balsall Common
104. UVK506G
Newcastle City Transport 506, UVK506G, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSU1A/1R with Alexander body. When photographed the bus had been renumbered 1806 in the Tyne&Wear PTE fleet and is seen in 1978 while on hire to Warrington Corporation
Photo taken 1978, Warrington
105. UVK506G
Newcastle 506, UVK506G, a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with an Alexander 'W' B45D body.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, Scotswood Road/Marlborough, Newcastle
106. UVK513G
Newcastle 513, UVK513G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R built in 1969 with Alexander W B45D+24 bodywork.
Photo taken July 1969, Grainger Street, Newcastle