SCT '61 Photo Index
Reliance, Newbury
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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. ABE957
Seen at The Wharf, Newbury is Reliance, Newbury 47, ABE957, which was an A.E.C. O662 Regal which had a Plaxton DP35F body when new as Enterprise & Silver Dawn 99 in June 1938.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
3. ABE957
Reliance of Newbury, 47, ABE957, an AEC Regal 0662/Barnaby B37F, a regular bus on the Newbury/Brightwalton service. Seen here in shadow outside the garage in the village.
Photo taken early 1960s, Brightwalton
4. BUS168
Reliance, Newbury BUS168 had been new in 1938 as Glasgow 602 with a Cowieson H30/26R body. It was an A.E.C. O661 Regent and was rebodied in 1950 with a Scottish Aviation H30/26R body and was renumbered AR276.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
5. CRP300
Reliance of Newbury 59, CRP300, an AEC Regal/Duple C33F?
Photo taken 1959/early 1960s, The Wharf, Newbury
6. DDL924
Reliance, Newbury 41, DDL924, a Duple B29F bodied Bedford OB which had been acquired in from Chard & District, Chard in 1955 and is seen in Newbury.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
7. ETM649
Reliance, Newbury 43, ETM649, a 1946 Guy Arab with a Thurgood B35F body acquired from Lansdowne, London E.11 had been United Counties 142 and is seen at the Wharf in Newbury
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
8. ETM650
Reliance, Newbury 42, ETM650, a 1946 Guy Arab with a Thurgood B35F body acquired from Lansdowne, London E.11 had been United Counties 143.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
9. HXB457
Reliance of Newbury 81, HXB457, an AEC Regal with Duple C33F body, new in August 1946.
Photo taken early 1960s, Mill Lane, Newbury, Berks.
10. HXB457
Reliance, Newbury 81, HXB457, was an A.E.C. O662 Regal with a Duple C33F body acquired in December 1962 from Huntley, East Oakley.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
11. NRE234
Reliance, Newbury ran this Bedford OB, registered NRE234, with a Duple C29F body which was number 29 in their fleet. New in 1947 it had arrived in January 1952 from Greatrex, Stafford 32 and is heading for Brightwalton in this view in Newbury.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
12. EJB584
Reliance, Newbury A.E.C. O662 Regal 21, EJB584, with two air horns protruding from the dash panel of its Vincent C33F body had been new in 1948 to Reliance. It is seen in Newbury awaiting departure to Wantage,
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
13. ERX284
Reliance, Newbury 23, ERX284, was a Duple C29F bodied Bedford OB new in December 1948 seen in Newbury.
Photo taken Saturday 28 June 1958, The Wharf, Newbury
14. MWL972
Reliance, Newbury 85, MWL972, was acquired in November 1963 from Smith, Reading.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
15. MWL978
Reliance, Newbury 86, MWL978, was an A.E.C. O661 Regent with a Weymann H30/26R body which had been new to City of Oxford, and had been acquired in June 1963 from Crump, Pinner and is seen at the Reliance garage.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
16. JTX667
Reliance, Newbury 65, JTX667, an AEC 9621A Regal III with a Burlingham C33F body seen at the Reliance garage in Newbury had been new in February 1950 to Edwards Bros., Beddau, passing to Reliance in February 1960 and later to Webster, Pattishall in June 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 22 July 1962, Reliance Garage, Newbury
17. LVA271
Reliance, Newbury 84, LVA271, was an A.E.C.MU3RV Reliance with a Plaxton Venturer III C41C body acquired from Taylor, Meppershall in February 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
18. REL57
Reliance, Newbury 106, REL57, was one of three Bedford SBGs with Duple Vega C38F bodies acquired from Shamrock & Rambler in 1965 and is seen at their garage.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
19. VMO440
Reliance, Newbury 67, VMO440, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Duple Britannia C41C body new in July 1960 and is seen at their garage.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
20. 775CD
Seen at their garage is Reliance, Newbury 101, 775CD, a Morris J2BM with a BMC 11 seat body acquired from a Non-P.S.V. Operator in Brighton in December 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 1966, Reliance Garage, Newbury
21. 504EBL
Reliance, Newbury 87, 504EBL, was a Bedford VAL14 with a Duple Vega Major C52F body was seen in Coventry.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Coventry