SCT '61 Photo Index
Potteries Motor Traction
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1. CVT684
Number 50 in the Reliance, Newbury fleet CVT684, was an A.E.C. O862 Regal II new in 1936 to Brown, Tunstall when it had a Duple B39F body. It was fitted in 1953 with the 1938 Duple B39F body transferred from a similar vehicle, FVT193, whilst with Potteries. It had been acquired by Potteries, with Brown's business in 1951 and had come to Reliance from Potteries SN71 in January 1957. It was downseated to B35F by Reliance and was waiting to depart to Cold Ash from Newbury when photographed.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
2. EEH109
EEH109 was the first of a batch of 26 Leyland Tiger TS7s new in 1937 to Potteries Motor Traction (PMT). The batch had mixed bodybuilders, including Burlingham and Weymann, but this had a Brush B35F body and was numbered 267 in the PMT fleet.
Photo taken April 1966, Boroughbridge
3. JEH482
Acquired from Potteries Motor Traction L248 by January 1961, JEH482 was number DT17 in the Dodds, Troon fleet and was a Guy Arab II with a Northern Counties L27/26RD body new in 1952 which had replaced its Strachans L27/28R body fitted when it was new in 1943.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Dodd’s garage, Troon
4. LEH745
Potteries MT L337, LEH745, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 built in 1947 with Northern Counties L27/26R bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
5. NEH453
Preserved ex-Potteries L453, NEH453, a 1949 Leyland OPD2/1 with a 1951 Northern Counties body fitted in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2004, Duxford
6. NEH446
Golder Miller NEH446, former PMT L446, a Leyland OPD2 new in 1950 with a Weymann bus body which was rebodied four years later with a 1951 Northern Counties L53RD body taken from pre-war TD4 L59, DVT903. Withdrawn in late 1963 and sold to Golden Miller, Feltham.
Photo taken April 1964, Wembley Stadium
7. NEH466
Preserved ex-PMT L466, NEH466, a Leyland OPD2/1 new in 1950 but rebodied in 1954 with a Northern Counties L53R body. (OPD2 was the designation for the overseas model of the PD2, but an export order was cancelled so they ended up with PMT).
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 2009, Barlaston, Stoke-on-Trent
8. NEH466
Preserved ex-PMT L466, NEH466, a Leyland OPD2/1 new in 1950 but rebodied in 1954 with a Northern Counties L53R body. (OPD2 was the designation for the overseas model of the PD2, but an export order was cancelled so they ended up with PMT).
Photo taken Sunday 3 October 1982, Leicester City Transport Abbey Park Depot
9. PEH479
Lloyds of Nuneaton PEH479 seen outside their Rugby depot in 1962, a Leyland TS8 Beadle rebuild from 1951 and former PMT C479 that was with Lloyds from July 1958 and was withdrawn in May 1962.
Photo taken early 1962, outside Rugby Depot
10. PVT18
Potteries C518, PVT18, a Burlingham Seagull bodied Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/15 seen at Manchester Lower Mosley Street Bus Station ready to operate a journey to Hanley. It is flanked by a Windover bodied Leyland PS2 and a Weymann bodied Bristol of the North Western fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 31 May 1958, Lower Mosley Street Bus Station, Manchester
11. PVT746
Seen at Stoke garage, Potteries S496, PVT746, was a Metalcraft B45C bodied AEC Regal IV new in 1952 which was acquired in 1954 with the business of Davies, Stoke.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Stoke Garage
12. RVT475
Potteries 857, RVT475, was a 1952 Leyland C41C bodied Leyland Royal Tiger acquired from Dawson, Ash Bank which had been rebuilt to front entrance.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Woodhouse Street, Stoke-upon-Trent
13. XRE235
Potteries S494, XRE235, a Lawton DP44F bodied AEC Regal IV, new in 1952 and acquired from Rowley, Bignall End in 1954, is seen here at Stoke garage.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Stoke Garage
14. JTH260
Potteries SN994, JTH260, was a Roe B44F bodied Guy Arab LUF acquired from Beckett, Bucknall in 1963 when the business was taken over. It had been new to West Wales, Tycroes in 1954 and had passed to Beckett in late 1955. It was seen at Stoke garage.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Stoke Garage
15. 149LRF
Potteries MT C815, 149LRF, an AEC Reliance MU3RV of 1955 with Plaxton C43F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1968, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
16. 149LRF
Potteries acquired 149LRF and 911RRE with the business of Rowbotham, Harriseahead in 1959 and numbered them C815, a Plaxton Venturer C43F bodied AEC Reliance from 1955 and C816, a Plaxton Consort C43F bodied Dennis Lancet UF from 1957. They were visiting Blackpool when photographed.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1964, Blackpool
17. VEH580
Seen in Uttoxeter, Potteries Motor Traction SN5580, VEH580, was one of forty A.E.C. MU3RV Reliances with Weymann B44F bodies new between September 1955 and January 1956, this one being new in September and passing to F. Cowley (dealer), Salford in September 1969.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Market Place
18. VEH581
Potteries MT SN5581, VEH581, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1955 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Burslem Garage
19. VEH596
Potteries MT T5596, VEH596, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1955 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
20. WVT330
Potteries MT L510, WVT330, a Leyland Titan PD2/20 built in 1955 with Willowbrook L27/28R bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Hanley Bus Station
21. 700AEH
Potteries MT H7700, 700AEH, a Leyland Titan PD3/2 built in 1956 with Metro-Cammell H41/33R bodywork. This bus was exhibited at the 1956 Commercial Motor Show.
Photo taken June 1969, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
22. 717AEH
Potteries C7717, 717AEH, was a Beadle C41F bodied Beadle-Commer TS3 new in 1956 and is seen at Ascot.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1958, Ascot
23. XVT642
Potteries MT SN6642, XVT642, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1956 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Burslem Market Place
24. XVT653
Potteries MT H6653, XVT653, a Daimler CVG5 built in 1956 with Metro-Cammell H35/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
25. XVT665
Potteries Motor Traction L6665, XVT665, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1956 with Northern Counties L31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, Newcastle under Lyme Bus Station
26. XVT673
Potteries MT L6673, XVT673, a Daimler CVG5 built in 1956 with Northern Counties L31/28RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Hanley Bus Station
27. XVT673
Potteries MT H6653, XVT653, Daimler CVG6 with Metro-Cammell H35/28RD bodywork and L6673, XVT673, a Daimler CVG5 with Northern Counties L31/28RD bodywork, both new in 1956.
Photo taken May 1968, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
28. YVT572
Potteries MT S677, YVT572, an AEC Reliance MU3RV of 1956 with Burlingham B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1968, Hanley Bus Station
29. 203BEH
Potteries MT L679, 203BEH, a Leyland PD2/20 built in 1957 with Willowbrook L27/28R bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Stoke on Trent
30. 701AEH
Leyland PD3/MCCW new in 1957 as Potteries Motor Traction H701, 701AEH, here with Sundecker, run as open topper and presumably en route for the North Cape. It looks as if it is still in Sundecker colours on the latest shots.
Photo taken August 1985, Stockholm, Sweden
31. 701AEH
701AEH, new in 1957 as PMT 701, a Leyland PD3/4 with Metro-Cammell H68FD body, anyone able to give me any more details about this vehicle which has obviously seen better days.
Photo taken Saturday 11 May 2013, Bishops Lydeard
32. 704AEH
Former PMT H704, 704AEH, a 1957 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with MCW body is seen after sale to Berresfords of Cheddleton.
Photo taken 1976, Berresford's Garage, near Cheddleton, Staffs
33. 704AEH
Berresfords purchased a pair of 1957 Metro Cammell H37/31F bodied Leyland PD3/4 from Potteries in 1973. One of them was former Potteries 704, 704AEH seen here in the yard at Cheddleton in May 1981.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1981, Berresfords Depot, near Cheddleton
34. 704AEH
Berresford's, Cheddleton 704AEH, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 with Metro-Cammell H31/35F body, new to PMT (H704) in 1957.
Photo taken Winter 1975/76, Berresford's Garage, Cheddleton, Staffs
35. 705AEH
Potteries H705, 705AEH, a 1957 Metro Cammell H37/31F bodied Leyland PD3/4 appeared on the service to Manchester and was laying over in a side street before returning to Newcastle.
Photo taken Monday 18 May 1959, Whitworth Street West, Manchester
36. 707AEH
Potteries MT H707, 707AEH, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1957 with Metro-Cammell H31/35F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1969, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
37. 708AEH
New in September 1957, Potteries H708, 708AEH, was a Leyland PD3/4 with a Metro Cammell H37/31F body seen at the garage at Newcastle-under-Lyme.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
38. 708AEH
Potteries MT H708, 708AEH, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 of 1957 with Metro-Cammell H37/31F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1968, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
39. 718AEH
Potteries MT C7718, 718AEH, a Beadle-Commer TS3 built in 1957 with Beadle C41F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1968, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
40. 725AEH
Potteries MT SN725, 725AEH, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Willowbrook DP44F bodywork. One of 10 such vehicles delivered in 1957 with a body type that PMT used on other chassis as well.
Photo taken May 1969, Burslem Market Place
41. 727AEH
Potteries MT SN727, 727AEH, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Willowbrook DP44F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Charles Street, Hanley
42. 745CVT
Potteries MT SN8745, 745CVT, an Albion Aberdonian MR11L built in 1958 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1969, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
43. 762CVT
Potteries Motor Traction C8762, 762CVT, was an AEC Reliance with Willowbrook Viking C41F bodywork of 1958.
Photo taken 1965, York Road, Leeds
44. 763CVT
Willowbrook Viking C41F bodywork on an AEC Reliance chassis formed Potteries C8763, new in 1958, and registered 763CVT seen on private hire duties at Victoria Coach station.
Photo taken Monday 22 May 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
45. 900EVT
900EVT, a Daimler with Northern Counties 69 seat body was exhibited at the 1958 Motor show as Potteries H8900. By 1972 it had moved to Allander, Milngavie, who at that time used spare ground where there is now a scout hall in Main Street, Milngavie. A fitter was actually working in deep freeze conditions when the bus was found jammed between two other members of the Allander fleet.
Photo taken March 1973, Main Street, Milngavie
46. 900EVT
Potteries MT H8900, 900EVT, a Daimler CVD6-30 built in 1958 with Northern Counties H39/30F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1968, Charles Street, Hanley
47. 766EVT
Preserved ex-Potteries L9766, 766EVT, a 1959 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Weymann L39/34F body, new in August 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2004, Duxford
48. 771EVT
PMT L9771, 771EVT, a 1959 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Weymann lowbridge body. The traditional PMT livery is carried but the fleet name is in NBC style.
Photo taken 1977, Longton Bus Station, Stoke on Trent
49. 773EVT
Potteries Motor Traction L9773, 773EVT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1959 with Weymann H39/34F bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, Hanley Bus Station
50. 776EVT
Potteries Motor Traction L9776, 776EVT, from the first batch of thirty-five Atlanteans, 766-800 EVT, delivered to Potteries, was a Leyland PDR1/1 model with a Weymann L39/34F body, new in August 1959 and was seen in Uttoxeter. The L9 prefix to the fleet number was discontinued around 1972, with 776 being withdrawn in 1980, passing to Kinross Plant (dealer), Kinross in October 1980 with nothing further known.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Market Place
51. 805EVT
Former Potteries SL805, 805EVT, an AEC Reliance new in 1960 with Weymann DP41F body.
Photo taken Sunday 28 September 2014, Potteries Running Day, Gladstone Pottery Museum
52. 807EVT
Potteries MT SN807, 807EVT, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1960 with Weymann DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Hanley Bus Station
53. 839KVT
PMT Weymann bodied Atlantean 839, 839KVT, passes Stafford station on its way to Eccleshall.
Photo taken Stafford Station
54. 846KVT
Potteries MT L846, 846KVT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Weymann L39/34F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Keele University
55. 846KVT
PMT L846, 846KVT, a Leyland Atlantean with Weymann L39/34F body new in October 1960, on route 10 to Hanley.
Photo taken Station Road, Stafford
56. 882REH
Potteries, PMT, SN882, 882REH, an AEC Reliance with Alexander B45F body, new in April 1961.
Photo taken April 1965, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
57. 891REH
Potteries MT SN891, 891REH, an AEC Reliance 2MU3RV built in 1961 with Alexander B45F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Stoke on Trent Garage
58. 898REH
Potteries SN898, 898REH, a 1961 AEC Reliance with Alexander body.
Photo taken 1977, Hanley Bus Station
59. 910UVT
Ex-Potteries Motor Traction L910, 910UVT, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 / Weymann L39/33F new in late 1962. It was sold to Midland Red (Stafford Garage) then sold on as a play bus. Found in a Coventry Scrap yard 1999 and is in secure storage awaiting restoration.
Photo taken July 1999, at the under cover storage near Uttoxeter
60. 930UVT
Potteries MT SN930, 930UVT, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1962 with Willowbrook B54F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1968, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
61. 935UVT
PMT SN935, 935UVT, an AEC Reliance with Willowbrook B54F body new in September 1962, on route 10 to Hanley.
Photo taken Station Road, Stafford
62. 940UVT
Potteries Motor Traction SN940, 940UVT, seen in Uttoxeter, was the last of ten A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliances with Willowbrook B54F bodies new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Market Place
63. 951UVT
Potteries SN993, 951UVT, was acquired from Beckett, Bucknall in 1963 when the business was taken over. It was a 1962 Yeates Pegasus DP45F bodied Bedford SB5 and is standing outside Stoke garage.
Photo taken Sunday 23 August 1964, Stoke Garage
64. 951UVT
Leask of Lerwick, Shetland 951UVT, a Bedford SB5 from 1962 with Yeates Pegasus DP45F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1973, Esplanade, Lerwick, Shetland
65. 961XVT
Potteries MT L961, 961XVT, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX of 1963 with Northern Counties 40 up, 33 down front entrance bodywork.
Photo taken November 1968, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
66. 963EVT
PMT were early Atlantean users but switched to Daimler Fleetlines when these were available. One of the first batch with Northern Counties bodywork L963, 963EVT, of 1963 heads for Newcastle Under Lyne.
Photo taken 1976, Ironmarket, Newcastle-under-Lyme
67. 967XVT
Potteries Motor Traction L967, 967XVT, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1963 with Northern Counties H40/33F bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, Newcastle under Lyme Bus Station
68. 4683VT
PMT SN983, 4683VT, was an AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Marshall bodywork, one of nine similar machines bought in 1964.
Photo taken 1976, Longton Bus Station, Stoke on Trent
69. 4978VT
Potteries Motor Traction SN978, 4978VT, an A E C Reliance 2U3RA built in 1964 with Marshall B53F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Stoke Garage
70. 4991VT
Eynon's, Trimsaran 4991VT a 1964 AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Duple C49F body originally PMT C991 and 217HUM a 1964 Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R with Plaxton C49C body originally with Wallace Arnold
Photo taken Friday 10 July 1981, Trimsaran, Eynon's depot
71. 5001VT
Potteries MT L1001, 5001VT, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX of 1964 with Alexander D H39/33F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1968, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
72. 5006VT
PMT L1006, 5006VT, Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with Alexander H41/31F bodywork dating from 1964.
Photo taken September 1976, Longton Bus Station, Stoke on Trent
73. AEH138C
Potteries MT SL1038, AEH138C, an A E C Reliance 590 2U3RA built in 1965 with Weymann DP49F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1968, Hanley Bus Station
74. AEH142C
Potteries C1042, AEH142C, seen at Stoke, was an A.E.C. 2MU4RA Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama C41F body, one of four new in April 1965. This had only half depth stainless steel trim under the windscreen and first side window.
Photo taken Sunday 20 June 1971, Stoke Garage
75. KEH449D
Potteries MT, S1049, KEH449D, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1966 with Plaxton Derwent 2 B50F bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, Newcastle under Lyme depot
76. KVT167E
Potteries S1067, KVT167E, was a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 with a Plaxton B50F body dating from 1967.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 July 1972, Hanley Bus Station
77. KVT172E
Potteries MT S1072, KVT172E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Marshall B50F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1969, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
78. KVT198E
Potteries MT C1098, KVT198E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Plaxton Panorama I C49F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1969, Newcastle under Lyme Garage
79. PVT108F
Potteries MT SL1108, PVT108F, an A E C Reliance 690 8U2RA built in 1967 with Alexander Y C49F bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, Bus Station, Hanley
80. TVT112G
Potteries 1112, TVT112G, a Leyland Leopard PSU4A/4R with Marshall 43 seat body awaits to leave Uttoxeter for Stafford.
Photo taken Saturday 10 September 1977, Uttoxeter Bus Station
81. TVT125G
Potteries MT SN1125, TVT125G, a Leyland Leopard PSU4A/4R built in 1968 with Marshall B43F bodywork.
Photo taken February 1969, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station
82. TVT127G
PMT SN1127, TVT127G, a 1968 Leyland Leopard PSU4/4R with Marshall bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 14 October 2007, Bolton Abbey Station
83. TVT128G
PMT Leyland Leopard 1128, TVT128G, a 1968 Leyland Leopard PSU4/4R with Marshall bodywork. Owned by Potteries Omnibus Preservation Society.
Photo taken Sunday 26 September 2010, Open Day, Rigby Road Tram Depot, Blackpool
84. VVT913G
Potteries MT13, VVT913G, an AEC Reliance 8U2R built in 1969 with Duple Commander IV C49F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1969, Newcastle-under-Lyme Garage
85. WEH135G
Carver's Coaches, Ellesmere Port, WEH135G, a Daimler Roadliner SRP8 built in 1969 with Plaxton Derwent B46D bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, City Road, opposite Chester Station
86. BEH147H
PMT 147, BEH147H, an Alexander B39D bodied Daimler Fleetline SRG6LX-36 new in 1970.
Photo taken Saturday 1 April 2017, Kent Showground Detling
87. BEH147H
PMT 147, BEH147H, Alexander B40D bodied Daimler SRG6LX new in 1970 on route 61 to Stafford.
Photo taken Station Road, Stafford
88. FEH173J
Potteries MT 173, FEH173J, an AEC Reliance 6U2R built in 1971 with Alexander Y C49F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Guisborough
89. JEH187K
PMT Bristol RE/ECW 187, JEH187K, on route 189 to Hixon.
Photo taken Station Road, Stafford
90. C161VRE
PMT Ltd (Potteries Motor Traction) Ford transit minibus 190D number 161, C161VRE, new in 1986
Photo taken December 1986, Hassell Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme Bus Station