SCT '61 Photo Index
Newport Corporation
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1. DDW34
DDW34 was a Guy Arab I with a Weymann H30/26R body new in 1943 as Newport 98. It was acquired by Morgan, Armthorpe in October 1953. The body was originally intended for a Manchester Daimler COG5 the chassis of which was destroyed when the Daimler factory was bombed. It is seen at the Christ Church terminus in Doncaster.
Photo taken Wednesday 31 July 1957, Christ Church, Doncaster
2. FDW44
Newport Corporation 10, FDW44, was a Guy Arab III (Meadows 6DC) with a Guy H30/26R body new in February 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
3. FDW51
Newport Corporation 1, FDW51, was a Leyland PD2/3 with a Leyland H30/26R which was new in April 1949.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
4. GDW98
Newport CT 31, GDW98, was a Leyland PD2/3 with a Bruce H56R body. By the time of this view it had been withdrawn from service and was used as a staff room.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 March 1972, Dock Street, Newport
5. FDW848
Newport Corporation 24, FDW848, a Guy Arab III (6LW), had a Guy H30/26R body, was new in May 1950, and was withdrawn in June 1968.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
6. FDW849
Newport Corporation 25, FDW849, was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Guy H30/26R body new in June 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
7. JDW89
Newport ran some Dennis Lancets and here is seen 37, JDW89, the only one with front vertical engine. It was new in 1954 and carried D.J. Davies FB38F bodywork remaining in service until 1967.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Skinner Street, Newport
8. JDW89
Newport Corporation 37, JDW89, was a Dennis J10C Lancet with a D.J. Davies B38F body new in January 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
9. KDW259
Former Newport Corporation 39, KDW259, a Dennis Lancet UF with Davies B44F body, new in 1954.
Photo taken September 1968, Blacker Hill, near Barnsley
10. KDW259
Newport Corporation 39, KDW259, was a Dennis LU2 Lancet which had a D.J. Davies B44F body, and which was new in July 1954.
Photo taken Monday 5 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
11. NDW606
Glen Taxis, Shipley NDW606, a Daimler CVG6 with Longwell Green H33/28R body, new to Newport Corporation as their 155 in 1957.
Photo taken summer 1970, Shibden Hall Top Car Park, off Shibden Hall Road, Halifax
12. LDW501
Newport’s underfloor engined Dennis Lancets are represented by 43, LDW501, one of eight such vehicles with a D.J. Davies B42R body new in 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Dock Street, Newport
13. LDW502
Newport 44, LDW502, an underfloor engined Dennis Lancet with D.J. Davies B42R bodywork. This view shows the unusual arrangement of the rear entrance.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 1962, Upper Dock Street, Newport
14. LDW502
Newport Corporation 44, LDW502, was a Dennis LU2 Lancet with a D. J. Davies B42R body new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
15. LDW507
Newport Corporation 49, LDW507, was a Dennis LU2 Lancet with a D.J. Davies B42R body, new in January 1957, and withdrawn in July 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1967, Dock Street, Newport
16. PDW484
Second shot of preserved ex-Newport Corporation Leyland PD2 PDW484.
Photo taken Friday 26 August 2005, Blaenavon
17. PDW484
Preserved ex-Newport Corporation 178, PDW484, a Leyland PD2/40 with Longwell Green H30/28R body, new in 1958.
Photo taken Friday 26 August 2005, Blaenavon
18. SDW133
Newport 57, SDW133, was a Leyland PD2/40 with a Longwell Green H30/28R body dating from 1959.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 March 1972, Hove Avenue, Newport
19. HDW774E
Alexander H43/31F bodywork was carried by Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean 74 in the Newport fleet, HDW774E, new in 1967
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1969, Upper Dock Street, Newport
20. JDW304F
Newport Bristol RESL6L 104, JDW304F, carried ECW B42F bodywork and was new in 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 6 September 1969, Upper Dock Street, Newport
21. PDW97H
Newport Transport 97, PDW97H, was a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Alexander H43/31F bodywork, new in January 1970. Although gleaming in the sunshine, it isn't immediately apparent that it's on the joint service 30 between Cardiff and Newport.
Photo taken 1970, Central Bus Station, Cardiff
22. VDW431K
Looking slightly better than the photo of 44 on this site, Newport 31, VDW431K, showing the near side arrangement leaving Newport bus station.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 August 1974, Newport Bus Station
23. VDW444K
Newport 44, VDW444K, was one of their early, and short-lived, Metro-Scania single-deckers.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 March 1972, Newport Bus Station
24. VDW424K
Jaronda Travel of Cawood, VDW424K, a Metro-Scania BR111MH built in 1972 with MCW B40D bodywork.
Photo taken July 1984, Saint Denys Road, York
25. VDW436K
Newport Corporation 36, VDW436K, was a comparatively rare single-deck version of the Metro-Scania (Scania/MCW), with a B40D body dating from 1972.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 March 1972, Usk Way, Newport
26. GKG36N
Newport 115, GKG36N, a Scania with MCW H44/29F body new in December 1974.
Photo taken Newport Bus Station