SCT '61 Photo Index
Pontypridd UDC
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1. FNY536
Pontypridd also had utility Guys, such as 32, FNY536, although this one has had its windows modernised.
Photo taken Taff Street, Pontypridd
2. FNY933
Pontypridd UDC 40, FNY933, a 1944 Bristol K6A with Park Royal body. Withdrawn from service in 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 21 August 1983, the ninth Bristol Rally, Whitchurch, Bristol
3. FTG1
Pontypridd Bristol double decker 41, FTG1 looks to be a virtually unaltered utility body, with only the front windows modernised. It was a K6A with Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1945.
Photo taken Taff Street, Pontypridd
4. FTG30
Pontypridd UDC 58, HTX613, a Bristol K5G with Beadle H30/26R body of 1949, and 45, FTG30, a Guy Arab II with Northern Counties H30/26R body of 1945.
Photo taken 1967, Pontypridd Depot
5. GNY911
Pontypridd single decker 47, GNY911, a Bristol L5G with Beadle B32R body new in 1947.
Photo taken Morgan Street, Pontypridd
6. GNY915
Pontypridd 50 and 49, GNY914/913, were Bristol L5G's, and were soon to be withdrawn, but 51, GNY915, had an L6G engine and lasted until 1972. All had Beadle B32R bodies dating from 1947.
Photo taken 1967, Pontypridd Depot
7. GNY915
Pontypridd 51, GNY915, a Beadle B32R bodied Bristol L6G, dated from 1947 was in use as the towing vehicle when photographed. It was reinstated to normal service work in 1972 and withdrawn in 1973.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
8. VNY655
One of nine buses (six double and three single deck) new to Pontypridd in 1957 as trolleybus replacements was 77, VNY655, a Roe B41R bodied Guy Arab LUF.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
9. 872MTG
Roe H33/26R bodywork was fitted to Pontypridd 87, 872MTG, a Guy Arab IV new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
10. 997TTX
Pontypridd 89, 997TTX, was an AEC Reliance with Longwell Green B45F body new in 1963 and was one of two new that year.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
11. 997TTX
Pontypridd U.D.C. on 89, 997TTX
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969
12. GTX936D
GTX936D was an AEC Regent V with Longwell Green H34/26F body new to Pontypridd as 93 in 1966. Alongside is NNY762E, number 5, an MCCW H34/26F bodied example from the following year.
Photo taken Sunday 7 September 1969, Pontypridd Depot
13. NNY761E
Ex Pontypridd 4, NNY761E, an AEC Regent V new in 1967 with a Metro-Cammell H34/26F body. It was withdrawn in 1983 and subsequently and converted to a mobile home.
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 2003, Taunton
14. MBO22P
Taff-Ely bought a significant fleet of Leyland Nationals, which always looked slightly incongruous with the traditional shaded fleet numbers. 22, MBO22P, has just passed under the station on High Street and is heeling over as it turns towards Treforest along Rickards Street.
Photo taken Saturday 9 July 1983, High Street/Union Street, Pontypridd