SCT '61 Photo Index
Sunderland District
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1. DPT848
Sunderland District 159, DPT848, is a Leyland Tiger TS8 with Roe B32F bodywork. It was new to the SDO in 1939 and was withdrawn in 1954.
Photo taken c.2007, Bents Park, South Shields
2. EPT696
Holder, Charlton-on-Otmoor EPT696 was a Roe H31/25R bodied Leyland TD7 new in 1940 as Sunderland District 173 which was acquired by April 1955 and which was scrapped after withdrawal in March 1961.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 August 1958, Gloucester Green, Oxford
3. OUP660
OUP660 was a Leyland PSUC1/1T Tiger Cub with a Saro B44F body which had been new in September 1954 as Sunderland District 263.
Photo taken Tuesday 3 August 1971, Silcox Garage, Pembroke Dock
4. OUP665
Sunderland District 268, OUP665, a Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cub with a Saro B44F body was one of sixteen, 258-273, delivered in 1954. 258-262 were fitted with Eaton 2-speed axles for the Consett service.
Photo taken Saturday 5 August 1967, Cowan Terrace, near Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
5. PUP546
Sunderland District 274, PUP546, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 from 1955 with Metro-Cammell Orion H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Cowan Terrace, near Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
6. PUP552
Sunderland District 280, PUP552, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1955 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1971, Manors Station, Newcastle
7. PUP554
Sunderland District 282, PUP554, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1955 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Cowan Terrace, near Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
8. PUP555
Sunderland District 283, PUP555, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built in 1955 with Weymann B44F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1969, opposite Park Lane Depot, Sunderland
9. 10BPT
Sunderland District 300, 10BPT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1958 with Duple Donnington C41F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
10. 9BPT
Sunderland District 299, 9BPT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1958 with Duple Donnington C41F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
11. 9BPT
Sunderland District 299, 9BPT, the sole Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Duple Midland Donnington C41F body new in 1958, seen at the Sunderland, Laurel Grove terminus of town service 38.
Photo taken Tuesday 4 August 1970, Laurel Grove, Sunderland
12. YPT286
Northern DT20, YPT286, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Worswick Street, Newcastle
13. YPT288
Sunderland District 288, YPT288, was a Burlingham-bodied Leyland PD3/4 from 1958. Standing next to it is United Autos 151, 451LHN, a Bristol LD6B of 1959.
Photo taken 1972, Hartlepool Bus Station
14. YPT291
Sunderland District 291, YPT291, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork. Operating route 133 Silksworth Vicarage Estate.
Photo taken March 1970, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
15. YPT292
Sunderland District 292, YPT292, a 1958 Leyland Titan PD3/4 with attractive Burlingham bodywork dates from 1958.
Photo taken 1972, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
16. YPT295
Seen in Bishop Auckland Market Place was Sunderland District 295, YPT295, a Leyland PD3/4 with a Burlingham H41/32RD body new in 1958 which is seen displaying the usual advert on the front.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1959, Bishop Auckland Market Place
17. YPT297
Sunderland District 297, YPT297, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork. The crew relax at West Hartlepool before the return to Newcastle and Sunderland.
Photo taken August 1967, Hartlepool Bus Station
18. YPT298
Sunderland District 298, YPT298, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1958 with Burlingham H41/32RD bodywork. The fading winter sunlight caught this as it waited to go to Newcastle and I was just wondering whether I could still take anything else before the light went completely.
Photo taken November 1969, Bus Station, Sunderland
19. 606EUP
Sunderland District 306, 606EUP, was a Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean with an Alexander H44/34F body seen at Bishop Auckland.
Photo taken Sunday 25 July 1965, Bishop Auckland Market Place
20. 309GPT
Sunderland District 309, 309GPT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built in 1960 with Roe H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1970, Bishop Auckland Market Place
21. 311GPT
Seen in Spennymoor is Sunderland District 311, 311GPT, a Leyland PDR1/1 with a Roe H44/34F body, one of four delivered in 1960 along with seven which had Alexander H44/34F bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 20 April 1972, Spennymoor Bus Station
22. 2517PT
Sunderland District 317, 2517PT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1961 with Alexander DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1972, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
23. 2521PT
Sunderland District 321, 2521PT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1961 with Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
24. 9322PT
Former Sunderland District 322, 9322PT, a 1962 Leyland Atlantean with an angular Roe body. When photographed the bus was in use with Lincs Road Car on a NBC Market Analysis Project
Photo taken 1980, Newark Bus Station
25. 9322PT
Sunderland District 322, 9322PT, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 built 1962 with Roe H44/33F bodywork. The Northern group of companies featured the "Shop at Binns" advert on the front, they were a prominent NE department store and became part of House of Fraser.
Photo taken April 1968, Cowan Terrace, near Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
26. 3731UP
Seen with Ebdon, Sidcup at Putney Bridge Station on a rail replacement service is 3731UP, a Bedford SB5 with a Plaxton Embassy II C41F body. This had been new as Sunderland District 331 in January 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1975, Putney Bridge Station
27. 7333UP
A view looking across part of Worswick Street bus station in Newcastle. On the right is 333, 7333UP, a 1963 Willowbrook B53F bodied Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R in Sunderland District livery later renumbered 4291, alongside is 2129 FPT599C a Routemaster later renumbered 3113, and 2019, 9019PT, one of the batch of Roe bodied PDR1/1 Atlanteans from 1962. A further Routemaster can be glimpsed far left.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1974, Worswick Street Bus Station, Newcastle
28. 7335UP
Stan Lake, Ipswich, 7335UP, a Leyland Leopard with Willowbrook B53F body. Originally Sunderland District 335, new to them in July 1963.
Photo taken 1982, Ipswich
29. HUP947C
Sunderland District 347, HUP947C, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1965 with Weymann DP49F bodywork. Displaying the dual purpose livery adopted by SDO and resting amongst a number of United vehicles and a solitary West Hartlepool Corporation decker.
Photo taken March 1967, West Hartlepool Bus Station
30. HUP948C
Sunderland District 348, HUP948C, a Leyland Leopard from 1965 with Weymann DP49F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1970, Worswick Street Bus Station, Newcastle
31. HUP951C
Sunderland District 351, HUP951C, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1965 with Weymann DP49F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1971, Park Lane Bus Station, Sunderland
32. NPT357D
Sunderland District 357, NPT357D, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1966 with Plaxton Panorama C44F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
33. WPT366F
Sunderland District 366, WPT366F, a Leyland PSU3/2R with a Willowbrook B53F body, one of seven delivered in 1968 is seen leaving Chester-le-Street bus station.
Photo taken Wednesday 30 July 1969, South Burns/Chester-le-Street Bus Station
34. WPT396F
Sunderland District 369, WPT369F, a Leyland Leopard PSU3E/2R built in 1967/8 with Willowbrook B53F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1970, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland
35. MCN151K
Sunderland District 1K, MCN151K, a Leyland National built in 1972 with B44D+23 bodywork. Numerically the first of many delivered to the Northern Group and bearing chassis no. 00009, described as one of the prototypes.
Photo taken late 1972, Philadelphia Depot, Sunderland