SCT '61 Photo Index
Salford City
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1. RJ3007
Seen outside the premises at Wilmslow Road, Manchester of the dealer Cowley, is RJ3007, a Leyland TD3 which had been rebodied in 1949 with a Burlingham H30/26R body whilst with Salford City Transport where it was number 107.
Photo taken Saturday 23 May 1959, Moseley Road, Manchester
2. RJ6628
Berresford's, Cheddleton. On the left is HG2302, a Leyland Titan TD3c with Park Royal body, new to Burnley, Colne & Nelson (57) in 1933, and aquired in 1949. On the right, RJ6628, an AEC Regent 0661 with Metro-Cammell H26/22R body, new to Salford Corporation (155) in 1937, and acquired in 1951.
Photo taken March 1973, Berresford's Premises, near Cheddleton
3. ABA623
Morley, Whittlesea ABA623, acquired from Victoria, Leigh-on-Sea in September 1953, was a Leyland TD5c with a Leyland H28/26R body which had been new as Salford 73 in 1938 when it seated 48 passengers.
Photo taken Saturday 24 January 1959, Bishop's Road Bus Station, Peterborough
4. ABA623
Vacuum Oil buses from left to right are three ex-Salford Leyland TD5s and an ex-Leeds AEC Regent. ABA623 was a 1938 TD5 with Leyland body, CNW909 with Roe body new in 1936, ARJ486 a 1939 TD5 with MCCW body and finally ABA622, another 1938 TD5 with Leyland body.
Photo taken 1951
5. BBA560
Prior to the second world war Salford buses were red rather than the more familiar green. This AEC Regent with Park Royal bodywork dated from 1939, 23,5 BBA560. It was the Salford driver trainer until final withdrawal in 1970 hence its survival and is now at the Manchester Transport Museum. The indicator is unusual.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Manchester Museum of Transport
6. BBA560
Salford driver training bus 98, BBA560, seen in Victoria Bus Station had been new as number 235 in 1940. It was one of fifteen A.E.C. O661 Regents with H26/22R bodies, 233-242 being bodied by Park Royal whilst 243-247 had English Electric bodywork. 234 and 235 were withdrawn from passenger service in 1948 and rebuilt to dual-control trainers and renumbered to 97/8 respectively.
Photo taken Saturday 10 January 1959, Victoria Bus Station
7. BBA560
Former Salford City Transport Training Bus 98, BBA560, an AEC Regent with Park Royal H36/22R body, new in 1940 as no. 235 and withdrawn as early as 1948 for conversion into its new role.
Photo taken March 1972, SELNEC Frederick Road Depot, Salford
8. BRJ901
Salford 247, BRJ901, was a Crossley DD42/3 was new in 1946, as number 77, with the 1938 Metro Cammell H26/24R body from the previous 77, ABA627.
Photo taken Thursday 18 August 1955, Salford Bus Station
9. BRJ944
Salford 290, BRJ944, a Metro Cammell H28/26R bodied Leyland PD1, one of eighteen new in 1947 was seen at Third Avenue, Trafford Park.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
10. CRJ316
Salford 316, CRJ316, a 1948 Leyland PD1A with Leyland H30/26R body in Victoria Bridge Street outside Victoria Bus Station with Manchester's Exchange Station in the background in May 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 16 May 1959, Victoria Bridge Street, outside Victoria Bus Station
11. CRJ410
Salford C.T. 410, CRJ410, a Daimler CVG6D of 1950 with Metro-Cammell H28/26R body.
Photo taken early 1958, Victoria Bus Station
12. CRJ446
One of Salford's ten Daimler CVG6 single deckers new in 1950 which were fitted with Burlingham B33R bodies, 446, CRJ446, waits in Victoria Bus Station for a trip to Peel Green.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Victoria Bus Station
13. CRJ440
Salford City Transport 440, CRJ440, a 1951 Daimler CVG6 with MCCW body
Photo taken 1963, Victoria Bus Station
14. ERJ452
Most Salford double deck vehicles had Metro Cammell bodies but four Daimler CVG6s delivered in 1951 had Burlingham H30/24R bodies and the first of these, 452, ERJ452, is seen in Victoria Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 26 May 1958, Victoria Bus Station
15. FRJ459
Salford 459, FRJ459, one of a batch of 105 Daimler CVG6's with Metro-Cammell H30/24R body delivered in 1951. It was withdrawn in 1968.
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Portland Street/Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
16. FRJ511
Preserved Salford 511, FRJ511, a Daimler CVG6 with Metro-Cammell H30/24R body delivered in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
17. FRJ511
1951 Daimler CVG6 FRJ511, ex Salford City Transport, with a Metro-Cammell body.
Photo taken Saturday 1 October 2011, Clarendon Crescent, Eccles
18. FRJ484
Salford City Transport 484, FRJ484, a Daimler CVG6 with a MCCW H30/24R body, new in 1952 with another from the same batch and a Manchester Corporation Atlantean in the background
Photo taken 1963, Parrs Wood, Manchester
19. WRJ163
Trafford Park was a fascinating area from a transport point of view, served as it had been over the years by gas trams, electric trams, buses, main-line and industrial railways and canals (Bridgewater and Manchester Ship Canal).
Photo taken Saturday 22 June 1974, Trafford Park, Manchester
20. TRJ107
On Salford 70, TRJ107
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Salford
21. TRJ107
Salford City 107, TRJ107, an AEC Reliance with Weymann B45F body from 1962.
Photo taken 1963, Victoria Bus Station
22. TRJ112
Preserved Salford 112, TRJ112 a Daimler CVG6 with MCCW H37/28R body, new in 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 17 May 2009, Bolton Day, Manchester Museum of Transport
23. TRJ115
SELNEC 4004, TRJ115, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1962 with MCW Orion H37/28R bodywork. Only the reflections on the side of 4004 gives away the fact that SELNEC had been in existence for some time. Paint must have been in short supply in Salford.
Photo taken June 1971, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
24. TRJ116
"Salford" 4005, TRJ116, a Daimler CVG6 had a Metro-Cammell H37/28R body and was seen in Victoria Bus Station in Salford.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
25. TRJ119
Salford's last rear entrance Daimler CVG6 entered service in 1962. They were bodied by MCW and seated 65. 119 TRJ119 is seen after the advent of SELNEC PTE carrying its new number 4008 but still wearing Salford livery.
Photo taken Tuesday 24 August 1971, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
26. TRJ124
SELNEC 4013, TRJ124, a Daimler CVG6 built in 1962 with MCW Orion H37/28R bodywork. New as Salford 124, this hardly betrayed the change in ownership when photographed by George.
Photo taken August 1970, Greengate, Salford
27. WRJ155
On the left is Salford City Transport 155, WRJ155, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Metro Cammell H36/28F body new in 1963 while across the road is St. Helens Corporation L49, FDJ349C, a Leyland Titan PD2A/30 with Metro Cammell H36/38R body new in 1965.
Photo taken 1969, Arpley Bus Station, Warrington
28. WRJ165
Salford City Transport 165, WRJ165, a Leyland PD2/40 with MCCW H36/28F body, photographed shortly after entering service.
Photo taken 1963, Victoria Bus Station
29. WRJ168
SELNEC 3019, WRJ168, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1963 with MCW Orion H36/28F bodywork. New as Salford 168, driver and conductor take a break before the run to Weaste.
Photo taken August 1970, Greengate, Salford
30. WRJ179
Salford bought many Leyland Titan PD2/40s with this style of MCW front entrance bodywork. 179, WRJ179, dates from 1963; similar buses were still being delivered as late as 1967.
Photo taken Saturday 31 October 2009, Eastlands Sports City, Manchester
31. WRJ179
Former Salford PD2 179, WRJ179. This passed to SELNEC/GMT as their 3030 and was bought by a group of people to re-certify and sell. The traditional Oldham livery layout in maroon and white was chosen mainly because it covered the GMT orange livery relatively easily.
Photo taken Sunday 22 January 1978, Greenfield, Saddleworth
32. WRJ182
SELNEC Central Bus Co. 3033, WRJ182, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Metro-Cammell H36/28F body, new to Salford City Transport in 1963 as its 182.
Photo taken March 1973, Rossall Way Shopping Centre, Pendleton
33. ARJ209B
Salford 209, ARJ209B, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Metro-Cammell H44/33F body, new in 1964 and one of three Fleetlines and three Atlanteans bought that year for evaluation purposes
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Greengate
34. DBA213C
Salford City Transport 213, DBA213C, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Metro-Cammell H43/33F body, new in 1965
Photo taken Wednesday 4 August 1965, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
35. DBA214C
Salford City Transport 214, DBA214C, a 1965 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with MCW bodywork and Lancs United 43, 543RTB, a 1961 Guy Arab IV also with MCW bodywork at the Greater Manchester Transport Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 20 May 2006, Manchester Museum of Transport
36. DBA228C
When Lancaster bought a batch of ex Salford Atlanteans from GMT in 1978, a few entered service in their previous owners orange and white colours with a City of Lancaster Tilling style fleetname. 228, DBA228C, is a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with MCW bodywork.
Photo taken 1978, Morecambe Depot
37. DBA228C
Lancaster 228, DBA228C, is a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with MCW bodywork new to Salford City Transport. Purchased by Lancaster in 1978 it was subsequently converted to open top for the sea front service to Happy Mount Park and for a while carried this advertising livery for Sealink ferries. The picture was taken on the occasion of the Potteries Bus Rally at PMT's now closed Hanley depot in June 1982.
Photo taken June 1982, Hanley Bus Depot
38. FRJ234D
SELNEC Central 3080, FRJ234D, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Metro-Cammell H36/28F body, new in 1966 to Salford City Transport (as 234).
Photo taken March 1973, Whit Lane/Broughton Road, near Pendleton
39. FRJ237D
Standing out amid the Manchester gloom is former Salford 237, FRJ237D, a 1966 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with MCW bodywork wearing its PTE colours and fleet number 3083.
Photo taken Wednesday 23 October 1974, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
40. FRJ243D
Former Salford 243, FRJ243D, a Leyland PD2/40 with MCCW H38/32F body, new in April 1966
Photo taken Wednesday 22 September 2010, Bressingham Gardens
41. FRJ244D
Seen in Victoria Bus Station in Salford is "Salford" 3090, FRJ244D, a Leyland PD2/40 with a Metro-Cammell H36/28F body.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
42. FRJ251D
SELNEC 3097, FRJ251D, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1966 with MCW Orion H36/28F bodywork. New as Salford 251.
Photo taken July 1970, Chapel Street, Salford
43. FRJ253D
SELNEC Central orange & white as intended - 3099, FRJ253D, was a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with Metro Cammell H36/28F body new as Salford 253 in April 1966.
Photo taken Friday 17 August 1973, Grosvenor Street, Manchester
44. FRJ254D
Salford 254, FRJ254D, was a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with MCW bodywork delivered in 1966. It passed to the PTE in 1969 with the rest of Salford's fleet.
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Victoria Station, Manchester
45. FRJ254D
The utilitarian but far from spartan upper deck of Salford 254, FRJ254D. This view shows how the much maligned MCW Orion body could look with a reasonable standard of interior fittings. Not visible in the shot is the three and one arrangement of the front seats a layout more readily associated with ECW bodies
Photo taken Saturday 1 December 2012, Manchester Museum of Transport
46. FRJ256D
Seen in SELNEC PTE Central livery is Salford 256, FRJ256D, a 1966 Leyland Titan PD2/40 with MCW bodywork, pulling into the former Cannon Street bus station in Manchester.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 May 1972, Cannon Street Bus Station, Manchester
47. JRJ265E
Greater Manchester PTE 3111, JRJ265E, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built 1967 with Metro-Cammell H36/28F bodywork. This had been new as Salford 265.
Photo taken July 1974, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
48. JRJ272E
Eynon's, Trimsaran JRJ272E a 1967 Leyland PD2/40/Metro-Cammell H36/28F ex GMT 3118 and originally Salford 272.
Photo taken Friday 10 July 1981, Carmarthen Bus Station
49. JRJ281E
Salford City Transport bought Leyland Titan PD2s as late as 1967. 281, JRJ281E, is a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with front entrance MCW body.
Photo taken July 2004, Fleetwood
50. JRJ281E
Preserved ex-Salford City Transport 281, JRJ281E, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with front entrance MCW body, new in 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
51. JRJ281E
Rear view of preserved ex-Salford City Transport 281, JRJ281E, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with front entrance MCW body, new in 1967.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
52. JRJ282E
SELNEC 3128, JRJ282E, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1967 with MCW Orion H36/28F bodywork, new as Slaford 282.
Photo taken August 1970, Victoria Bus Station, Salford
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An unidentified Salford Park Royal-bodied Atlantean on service 10 to Warrington passes new SELNEC Standard 7010 loading for Weaste on service 3.
Photo taken March 1973, Chapel Street/Greengate
54. MRJ285F
Salford 285, MRJ285F, was a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Metro Cammell H43/33F body new in April 1968, the third of a batch of 21 delivered over two months.
Photo taken Saturday 31 March 1973, Bolton Moor Lane Bus Station
55. MRJ291F
Former Salford City Transport 291, MRJ291F, bearing its SELNEC fleet number 3137 although still wearing Salford livery. It was a Leyland PDR1/1 with MCCW H44/33F bodywork which was new in 1968 and which passed to SELNEC on 1 November 1969.
Photo taken c. 1973, Victoria Bridge Street, Salford
56. PRJ312G
"Salford" 3158, PRJ312G, a Leyland PDR1A/1 Atlantean with a Park Royal H43/29D body seen in Victoria Bridge Street outside Victoria Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1970, outside Victoria Bus Station, Salford