SCT '61 Photo Index
Silver Star
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1. EMW703
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down 24, EMW703, a 1947 Duple C33F bodied Leyland PS1 in Portland Street coach park in Manchester on a forces leave service.
Photo taken Sunday 23 February 1958, Portland Street Coach Park, Manchester
2. JMR736
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down ran two Leyland C41C bodied Leyland PSU1 Royal Tigers. JMR736 carrying fleet number 14, was the PSU1/16 air-braked version.
Photo taken Saturday 24 June 1961, London Victoria Coach Station
3. JMR736
JMR736, a Leyland Royal Tiger with Leyland C41C body owned by Goulee, London SE4, new to Silver Star of Porton Down, and seen here in Bexhill Road where this operator generally parked his vehicles.
Photo taken Bexhill Road, Lewisham, London SE4
4. HWV793
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down 28, HWV793, a Leyland PSU1/15 Royal Tiger had a Leyland C41C body and carried fleet number 13 when new but it was rebodied with a Harrington Wayfarer C41C body in 1956 after a serious accident and renumbered. It was seen in Manchester at the Parker Street Coach Park on a Forces leave service.
Photo taken Sunday 4 May 1958, Parker Street Coach Park, Manchester
5. KMW644
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down KMW644, a Harrington C41C bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub seen in a temporary car park at Broadway, Bradford on a forces weekend leave service.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1956, Broadway, Bradford
6. LMW483
Seen at Wallace Arnold's Sayner Road garage is Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down 20, LMW483, a Burlingham C41C bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub on a forces leave service. Alongside is Tiger Cub KMW644 and to the right a Duple Elizabethan bodied AEC Reliance of Tidworth Coaches.
Photo taken Saturday 21 March 1959, Wallace Arnold's Sayner Road Garage, Leeds
7. MMR552
Preserved ex-Silver Star 10, MMR552, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Harrington 41 seat centre entrance body dating from 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2010, Alton
8. MMR552
Preserved ex-Silver Star 10, MMR552, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Harrington 41 seat centre entrance body dating from June 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 3 November 2012, Sandbanks
9. MMR553
Ex Silver Star 26, MMR553, a 1955 Leyland PSUC1/2 with Harrington C41C body, seen at 6am about to depart for Showbus. This is a sight that would be familiar to many thousands of National Servicemen in the 1950's and 60's as they clamoured to get on such coaches on a Friday night for weekend leave to the North and Midlands!
Photo taken Sunday 22 September 2013, Dewsbury
10. MMR553
Silver Star of Porton Down 26, MMR553, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Harrington 41 seat centre entrance body dating from 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 8 May 2004, Pudsey
11. MMR553
Preserved Silver Star 26, MMR553, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Harrington 41 seat centre entrance body dating from 1955.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 2002, Tamworth
12. MMR553
SHO800, a 1958 AEC Reliance MU2RA with Duple Britannia C43F body and MMR553 a 1956 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Harrington C41C body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2014, Scunthorpe Bus Station
13. NMW340
Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down ran forces leave services from there to various northern cities. Seen here in Portland Street coach park, Manchester was number 27, NMW340, the Harrington-Commer Contender integral with C41C body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Sunday 27 October 1957, Portland Street Coach Park, Manchester
14. OHR281
Shergold & White (Silver Star) 30, OHR281, Leyland Tiger Cub/ Harrington C41F, originally with centre entrance, on a forces leave service in Bridge Street Coach Park in Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 14 July 1962, Bridge Street Coach Park, Leeds
15. PMW386
New to Silver Star, as numbers 33 and 32, RAM620 and PMW386 had become Wilts & Dorset 903 and 902 by the time of this shot at Salisbury. They were both Harrington DP41F bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cubs which originally carried the Silver Star motif in the modified roof dome.
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 1968, Salisbury
16. SAM47
Waiting in Sutherland Street was Silver Star, Porton Down 34, SAM47, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with a Harrington Wayfarer V C41F body before starting in the British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
17. VAM944
New to Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down in 1960, VAM944 was acquired by Super Coaches, Upminster in August 1964 from Bristol Omnibus 7998. The Weymann L39/34F bodied Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean new in August 1960 is seen in the Super yard at Upminster.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 1964, St. Mary's Lane, Upminster
18. WWV564
Wilts & Dorset 909, WWV564, a Leyland Leopard with Harrington C41F body, new in 1960 to Silver Star, part of the fleet taken over in 1963. Note the 'On Hire to United' label on the windscreen.
Photo taken August 1964, Eccleston Place, near London Victoria Coach Station
19. XMW706
Ex-Silver Star Atlantean PDR1/1 XMW706, seen here with Super Coaches of Upminster on a railway replacement service.
20. 1013MW
Rear view of preserved Silver Star Atlantean 42, 1013MW, with Weymann L39/34F body, new in February 1962
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2012, The Broadway, Winchester
21. 1013MW
Preserved Silver Star Atlantean 42, 1013MW, with Weymann L39/34F body, new in February 1962
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2012, The Broadway, Winchester
22. 1013MW
Preserved Silver Star Atlantean 42, 1013MW, with Weymann L39/34F body, new in February 1962
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Alton
23. 1013MW
Preserved Silver Star Atlantean 42, 1013MW, with Weymann L39/34F body, new in February 1962
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
24. 1013MW
Rear view of ex-Silver Star Atlantean 42, 1013MW.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Alton
25. 1013MW
Here's an interior view of preserved ex-Silver Star Atlantean 1013MW to show the layout at the rear of the upper deck.
Photo taken Sunday 1 May 2016, Winchester Running Day