SCT '61 Photo Index
Southampton Corporation
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1.
Southampton relied on open top trams for many years as they had to negotiate the mediaeval Bargate which was to small to allow the use of covered cars. In the thirties, the Southampton manager solved the problem and a batch of covered cars of modern appearance entered service. Car 45 harks back to the earlier arrangements and dates from 1903.
Photo taken Sunday 24 May 2009, Crich Tramway Museum
2.
Southampton tram 18 was built in 1924 with Peckham trucks and a Corporation body with their distinctive domed-roof to pass beneath the famous Bargate Arch. This tram was one of no fewer than 37 bought by Leeds in 1949 but, because of their poor condition, only 11 entered service. Sadly, tram 18, although allocated Leeds fleet number 305, never entered service and was eventually burned in 1951.
Photo taken circa 1930, Clock Tower, New Road/Above Bar Street junction, Southampton
3.
Ex-Southampton car 105, numbered 294 in Leeds, is seen in Briggate about to return over the crossover on its way to Moortown as a 2 Circular which will then continue back to the city centre via Street Lane, Roundhay and Harehills. The body, a Pullman Mark I, which seated 44/28 was built by Southampton Corporation and was mounted on a Peckham P35 truck, the tram entering service in January 1930 and being withdrawn in 1949. It arrived in Leeds on 17th June 1949 and entered service on 27th November. It was withdrawn on 18th September 1953 and was burned in Lowfields Road Permanent Way yard on 5th November.
Photo taken Sunday 20 May 1951, Briggate, Leeds
4. DTR911
City of Chester 57, DTR911, Guy Arab II built 1946 with Park Royal H30/26R bodywork. New as Southampton CT 88 and acquired in 1959, it was withdrawn later in the year photographed.
Photo taken March 1968, Chester Cathedral, St. Werburgh Street, Chester
5. DTR918
Green Bus Company, Rugeley 46, DTR918, photographed at the Uttoxeter garage, was one of eleven Guy Arab IIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies built in 1948 which were acquired from Southampton between 1962 and 1964, this one coming in May 1962, having been Southampton 95.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
6. DTR921
Acquired in January 1964 from Southampton, where it had been number 98, DTR921 became number 37 with Green Bus, Rugeley. It was a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Elmore Lane Depot, Rugeley
7. DTR923
Photographed at the Uttoxeter garage, Green Bus Company, Rugeley 31, DTR923, was a Guy Arab II with a Park Royal H30/26R body, and was one of eleven acquired between 1962 and 1964 from Southampton, where it was number 100. They had been new in 1948 and this one was acquired in April 1962. Next to it is the Northern Coachbuilders L29/26R bodied Guy Arab III, NRE543, one of two new to Green Bus in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
8. DTR925
Photographed at the Uttoxeter garage of Green Bus Company, Rugeley is one of the eleven 1948 Guy Arab IIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies acquired from Southampton between 1962 and 1964 and number 30, DTR925, was acquired in April 1962. It had been Southampton 102.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Uttoxeter Garage
9. DTR926
Guy Arab II DTR926, with a Park Royal H30/26R new in 1948 became Green Bus Company, Rugeley 41 when acquired from Southampton where it had been numbered 103 and is seen at the Rugeley garage.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1964, Rugeley Garage
10. FCR197
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross is Graham, Paisley 55, FCR197, a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body which had been acquired in 1962 from Southampton where it had been number 107.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
11. FTR511
Second view of ex-Southampton Guy FTR511
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
12. FTR511
ex-Southampton 64, FTR511, a Guy Arab III 6LW with Park Royal H30/26R body which entered service on 6th March 1949 (with fleet number 164) and was converted to open-top in April 1966. It was renumbered as 64 in 1972 and finally withdrawn in 1980.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
13. FTR514
Former Southampton 167, FTR514, a Guy Arab III 6LW with Park Royal H30/26R body which entered service in 1949 and was converted to open-top in 1967. It was renumbered as 67 in 1972 and withdrawn three years later in 1975.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2006, Alton
14. FTR514
City of Southampton 167, FTR514, Guy Arab III with a Park Royal O30/26R body. Dating from around 1949 it was converted to open topper in around 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 2 August 2009, Stokes Bay, Gosport
15. LOW217
Rear view of preserved former Southampton Corporation 71, LOW217, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954 into preservation in 1990.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
16. LOW217
Preserved former Southampton Corporation 71, LOW217, a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
17. LOW217
Preserved former Southampton Corporation 71, LOW217, threads its way between two King Alfred buses and the pack of photographers. 71 is a Guy Arab III with Park Royal H56R body, new in 1954
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
18. 373FCR
Second shot of preserved Southanmpton Regent 373FCR refuelling at Maresfield on its way home from Showbus 2006
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 2006, Maresfield
19. 307TR
Paton Bros 307TR, a Leyland PD2/27 with Park Royal H37/29R which was new to Southampton Corporation in March 1961 as their 307. Patons owned three of these between November 1975 and withdrawal in July 1977.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Paton's Depot, Tower Garage, Ferry Road, Renfrew
20. 316AOW
Southampton 316, 316AOW, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/29R bodywork new in 1962
Photo taken 1974, Shirley Depot, Southampton
21. 318AOW
The angular lines of former Southampton 318, 318AOW, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal H37/29R body which entered service on May 1st, 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
22. 335AOW
Southampton 335, 335AOW, Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with Park Royal H37/29R body, new in January 1963, under restoration.
Photo taken Sunday 17 July 2005, Medstead Station
23. 335AOW
Southampton 335, 335AOW, a Leyland Titan PD2A/27 with Park Royal H37/29R body, new in January 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2014, Anstey Park, Alton
24. 370FCR
Ex-Southampton 350, 370FCR, an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with East Lancs H37/29R body, new in 1963 and in service there until 1981.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
25. 373FCR
Preserved ex-Southampton Corporation 353, 373FCR, a 1963 AEC Regent V with East Lancs H37/29R body.
Photo taken Sunday 24 September 2006, Duxford
26. BTR361B
Preserved ex-Southampton 361, BTR361B, an AEC Regent V 3D2RA with East Lancs (Neepsend) H66R body new in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 18 July 2004, Watercress Line Rally, Alton
27. BTR367B
Preserved ex-Southampton 367, BTR367B, an AEC Regent V 3D2RA with East Lancs (Neepsend) H66R body new in 1964.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
28. JOW499E
On a very wet and windy New Year's day, Bristol KSW6G 8336, UHY384 is passed by former Southampton AEC Swift JOW499E under the watchful eye of King Alfred
Photo taken Wednesday 1 January 2014, The Broadway, Winchester
29. KOW910F
Gliding into Gosport Bus Station is ex-Southampton 402, KOW910F, an AEC Regent V East Lancs (Neepsend) H40/30R body which entered service in December 1967
Photo taken Monday 29 August 2005, Gosport Bus Station
30. KOW910F
Preserved ex-Southampton 402, KOW910F, an AEC Regent V East Lancs (Neepsend) H40/30R body, new in December 1967
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2006, The Broadway, Winchester
31. KOW910F
Rear view of ex-Southampton 402, KOW910F, an AEC Regent V East Lancs (Neepsend) H40/30R body, new in December 1967
Photo taken Sunday 1 January 2006, The Broadway, Winchester
32. TTR167H
Preserved Southampton City 133, TTR167H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body new in February 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 15 July 2007, Alton
33. TTR167H
Preserved Southampton City 133, TTR167H, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body new in February 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Anstey Park, Alton
34. WOW534J
Southampton 144, WOW534J, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with East Lancs H45/31F body new in February 1971.
Photo taken Southampton Central Station