SCT '61 Photo Index
Walsall Corporation
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1. JDH37
When photographed by John, Guy Arab II 215, JDH37, had a Willowbrook H30/26R body which it received in 1953. It had been new in 1943 with a Park Royal H30/26R body and was, at that time, number 227 being renumbered when rebodied.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
2. JDH109
New in 1944 as Walsall number 18, JDH109, with a Park Royal H30/26R body this Guy Arab II was rebodied with a Willowbrook H30/26R body in 1953 and renumbered to 206.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
3. JDH134
Walsall 209, JDH134, seen at St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall, was a Guy Arab II (6LW) which, when new in 1944, had a Strachans H30/26R body and was numbered 26.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
4. JDH265
One of nineteen Guy Arab IIs delivered in 1945, Walsall 36, JDH265, was one of thirteen with Park Royal H30/26R bodies, the remainder having Massey bodies of the same capacity.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
5. JDH275
Walsall 211, JDH275, was a Guy Arab II of 1945, originally with a utility Park Royal H30/26R body and numbered 41. In 1953 it was rebodied with a Willowbrook H30/26R body and renumbered 211.
Photo taken 1966, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
6. BDY816
Acquired from Maidstone & District 41 in 1959, BDY816 became Walsall 309. It was a Sunbeam W4 with Weymann H30/26R body new in 1947.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
7. EED9
In addition to the five RTLs acquired in 1959, Walsall also bought two buses from Warrington. 198, EED9, was a Leyland PD1A with a Bruce L27/26R body which had been new as Warrington 100 in 1947.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
8. MDH307
Walsall 29, MDH307, seen in St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall, was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Park Royal H30/26R body, one of fifteen new in November-December 1948, 29 being new in December.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
9. KYY643
Walsall bought five Leyland 7RTs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies from London Transport in 1959 and 201, KYY643, the first of them, which had been RTL550 when in London, is seen in this view.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
10. MDH319
Walsall 109, MDH319, was one of twenty-five Guy Arab IIIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies delivered in 1949 with fleet numbers in the range 87 to 255, MDH316-340.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
11. MDH346
New in 1949, Walsall 261, MDH346, was one of ten Guy Arab IIIs with Park Royal H30/26R bodies new in 1950, 256-265, MDH 341-350.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
12. ADX189
Walsall 351, ADX189, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R new to Ipswich in 1950, with fleet number 119 and sold to Walsall in 1962 just before the Ipswich system closed.
Photo taken April 1966, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
13. ADX189
Although technically part of WMPTE, trolleybus 862, TDH912, still has the Walsall crest on the offside while ex Ipswich Sunbeam F4 351, ADX189 arrives at St Paul's bus station.
Photo taken August 1969, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
14. ADX193
Walsall 344, ADX193, a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R new to Ipswich in 1950, with fleet number 123 and sold to Walsall in 1962 just before the Ipswich system closed.
Photo taken April 1966, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
15. ADX195
ADX195 which was Walsall 346 was a Sunbeam F4 new in 1950 with a Park Royal H30/26R body which had been acquired in 1962 from Ipswich Corporation where it had been number 125.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
16. ADX196
Walsall 347, ADX196 (formerly Ipswich 126) a Sunbeam F4 with Park Royal H30/26R body, built in 1950.
Photo taken 1967, St Paul's Street, Walsall
17. GFU692
Walsall trolleybus 874, GFU692, is one of a quartet of BUT 9611T with Northern Coachbuilders bodywork acquired from the Grimsby Cleethorpes system.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1970, Birchills Depot, Walsall
18. GFU693
Walsall 875, GFU693, a B.U.T 9611T built in 1950 with a NCB 54-seat body and acquired from Grimsby Cleethorpes in 1960. It was lengthened in 1962 and rebuilt to front entrance H39/30F by Walsall Corporation and survived until the end of the system in October 1970.
Photo taken c.1969, Townend Street, Walsall
19. GFU693
Originally uploaded in black and white by Alan Hall, Walsall Corporation Trolleybus 875, GFU693, previously with Grimsby-Cleethorpes, was rebuilt and lengthened with a front entrance by Walsall is seen at Townend Street.
Photo taken August 1968, Townend Street
20. GFU695
This B.U.T 9611T, GFU695, had started life in 1950 as Cleethorpes 62 with a Northern Coachbuilders H28/26R body and was acquired by Walsall in 1960 from Grimsby-Cleethorpes 162 to whom it had passed in January 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
21. GFU695
Walsall 877, GFU695, seen in St. Paul's Street, Walsall, had been acquired from Grimsby-Cleethorpes 162 in 1960.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street, Walsall
22. HBE542
Walsall's last General Manager was a keen experimenter, rebuilding and lengthening several trolleybuses. One of his less successful experiments involved fitting auxiliary diesel engines to trolleybuses. The victim of one of these experiments was 873, HBE542, seen here dumped at the back of Walsall depot after the end of the experiment. It has been much modified at the back.
Photo taken Walsall Depot
23. HBE542
A nearside view of Walsall 873, HBE542, showing how the whole of the back platform had been removed (this was where the diesel engine was fitted) and a bay at the front has been removed, presumably to give access to the lower saloon.
Photo taken Walsall Depot
24. NDH958
In the summer of 1970, former Walsall 341, NDH958, leaves St Pauls Street bus station, Walsall. It is a 1950 Sunbeam F4 with a Brush body, much rebuilt.
Photo taken August 1970, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
25. OLD603
In 1959 Walsall acquired five Leyland 7RT buses from London Transport Executive. The last of them was 205, OLD603, which had a Park Royal H30/26R body. Behind is 298, XDH298, one of six Bedford SBOs with Willowbrook B39F bodies new in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
26. HBE541
HBE541, a Crossley Empire TDD42/3 built in 1951 with Roe H54R body as Cleethorpes 163 but shown here as part of the Walsall Corporation fleet (850) on driver training duties nearing the bus station.
Photo taken Aug 1968, Walsall, near bus station
27. HBE541
New as Cleethorpes 63 in 1951, HBE541 became Walsall 850 when acquired in 1960 from Grimsby-Cleethorpes 163 to whom it had passed in January 1957. It was a Crossley TDD42/3 with a Roe H29/25R body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
28. NDH955
Walsall 338, NDH955, new in November 1951, was a Sunbeam F4 with a Brush H30/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street, Walsall
29. NDH956
Nine Sunbeam F4s with Brush H30/26R bodies entered service with Walsall in 1951 and 339, NDH956, was the fifth of the batch.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
30. NDH958
Walsall 341, NDH958, a Sunbeam F4 with Brush H30/26R bodywork, stands in Bloxwich High Street whilst the crew enjoy some fresh air on a hot afternoon. The trolley is operating the 30 Circular and has arrived from Walsall via Leamore and will return via Blakenhall. The Circular in the opposite direction was numbered 15.
Photo taken c.1969, High Street, Bloxwich
31. NDH960
Walsall 343, NDH960, was a Sunbeam F4 with a Brush H30/26R body, new in November 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street, Walsall
32. ODH100
Walsall 183, ODH100, was one of twenty-five Guy Arab IIIs with Park Royal FH30/26R bodies delivered in 1951 with fleet numbers in the range 131 to 232, ODH89-100, 297-309.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
33. ODH297
ODH297 was Walsall 187 and was a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal FH30/26R body, one of twenty-five new in 1951.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
34. ODH304
Walsall 226, ODH304, was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Park Royal FH30/26R body, new in April 1951, which was seen at St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
35. ODH307
West Midlands PTE 230, ODH307, a Guy Arab III 6LW built in 1951 with Park Royal FH30/26R bodywork. Clearly betraying its Walsall ancestry and on training duties in the same town.
Photo taken April 1972, Walsall
36. ODH78
Walsall 120, ODH78 was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Park Royal FH30/26R body dating from 1951 and was one of twenty-five delivered that year. 120 was one of three reseated to FH36/29R in 1960.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
37. ODH805
Walsall 233, ODH805, was one of twelve Leyland PD2/1s with Park Royal FH30/26R bodies new in 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St Paul's Street, Walsall
38. ODH81
Walsall 123, ODH81, seen in St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall, was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Park Royal FH30/26R body, new in January 1951.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
39. ODH88
Two batches of Leyland PD2/1s with Park Royal FH30/26R bodies were delivered to Walsall in 1951 (118-130, ODH76-88 and 106, 111, 184, 197, 233-240, ODH801-812). Seen here is 130, ODH88, the last of the first delivery.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
40. ODH93
Walsall 174, ODH93, was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Park Royal FH30/26R body, new in February 1951, which was seen at St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
41. OLD601
OLD601, the former London Transport RTL1492, seen as West Midlands PTE 204L and formerly Walsall Corporation 204, a Leyland PD2 with a Park Royal body.
Photo taken 1971, West Bromwich Bus Station
42. PDH805
PDH805, number 805 in the Walsall Corporation fleet was a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Leyland B44F body and was the last of five purchased in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
43. PDH805
West Midlands PTE 805, PDH805, a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Leyland B44F body, new to Walsall Corporation (805) in 1952.
Photo taken 1970, WMPTE's Walsall depot
44. NXP956
Walsall 202, NXP956, former London Transport RTL1470, acquired in 1959.
Photo taken April/May 1965, Cannock
45. PDH807
Walsall 807, PDH807, one of five Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers with Park Royal B42F bodies was new in 1953 and was one of three (806/7/9) converted for omo in December 1961. Five with Leyland B44F bodies had been delivered in 1952 (801-805, PDH 801-805).
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
46. PDH808
PDH808 is a 1953 Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1 with Park Royal body, new to Walsall Corporation. It entered service in May 1953 as a 42 seater but this bus, no. 808, was given 40 coach seats in 1959 for evening tours to Cannock Chase, Lichfield and Sutton Coldfield.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 2021, Hopwood Services
47. PDH809
The B42F bodies for five Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tigers in 1953 were by Park Royal and 809, PDH809 was the penultimate one of this batch for Walsall.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
48. RDH501
Walsall 811, RDH501, was the first of twelve Leyland PD2/12s with Roe FH33/23RD bodies new in 1953.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
49. RDH502
Three of the ten Leyland PD2/12s with Park Royal/Roe FH33/23R bodies (811-820, RDH501-510) delivered to Walsall in 1953 were rebuilt in 1959/60 to 30 foot length and reseated to FH40/31F. Notice the small flush glazed window in the upper saloon where the extra length was inserted. The three in question were 811 to 813 and the middle one, 812 RDH502 is seen just up from Walsall Bus Station on 28 February 1970 on the occasion of a visit for a final trolleybus tour.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1970, St Pauls Street, Walsall
50. RDH502
RDH502 was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Roe FH33/23RD body new in 1953 and was number 812 in the Walsall Corporation fleet. Along with 811 and 813-820 there was special provision for extra luggage accommodation on the lower deck.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
51. RDH505
West Midlands PTE 815L, RDH505, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 built in 1953 with Park Royal-Roe bodywork. For several years it was used as a staff canteen and was new to Walsall Corporation.
Photo taken April 1977, Bradford Place, Walsall
52. RDH505
RDH505 is a 1953 Leyland PD2/12 undergoing long term restoration into it's Walsall livery
Photo taken Monday 28 March 2016, Wythall Transport Museum
53. RDH507
Walsall 817, RDH507, seen outside the offices of Roe at Manston Lane, Crossgates, was one of ten delivered in 1953. It was a Leyland PD2/12 with a Roe FH33/23R body on a Park Royal frame.
Photo taken 1953, Roe Works, Manston Lane, Crossgates
54. RDH509
In 1953 Walsall took delivery of ten Leyland PD2/12s with Park Royal/Roe FH33/23R bodies (811-820, RDH501-510) with extra provision for luggage accommodation. This view of 819, RDH509, shows the nearside sliding door for engine access and also the grilles above the windscreens for the forced air ventilation system with which these were equipped in addition to the normal system of opening windows.
Photo taken Saturday 6 October 1962, Walsall
55. RDH990
Walsall 350, RDH990, the unique 3-axle Sunbeam S7 with Willowbrook H62D body, new in 1953.
Photo taken March 1966, High Street, Bloxwich
56. RDH990
Second shot of Walsall 350, RDH990, the 1953 Sunbeam S7 with Willowbrook H62D body.
Photo taken March 1966, St Paul's Street, Walsall
57. RDH990
Rear view of shot of Walsall Sunbeam 350, RDH990
Photo taken March 1966, High Street, Bloxwich
58. TDH673
Daimler CVG5 TDH673, with a Northern Counties H37/28R body, was number 821 in the Walsall Corporation fleet. It was one of four vehicles new in 1954 which were bought for comparison purposes.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
59. TDH769
A.E.C. MD3RV Regent V 822, TDH769, was the third of Walsall's trial vehicles. It had a Park Royal H33/28R body and was new in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
60. TDH769
As a young enthusiast in the Midlands, I found Walsall Corporation a facinating fleet, almost every bus seemingly different. One of my favourites upon which I travelled on regularly in college days was 822, TDH769, a 1954 Park Royal H33/28R bodied AEC Regent V, seen here at the Birchills garage.
Photo taken 1970, Birchills Depot, Walsall
61. TDH770
Walsall 823, TDH770, with a Metro Cammell H32/28R body was one of four lightweight vehicles purchased in 1954 for performance comparison purposes. The other three were:- two Daimler CVG5s, 400 and 821(7' 6" and 8' 0"), and an 8' 0" wide A.E.C. Regent V, 822, having a synchromesh gearbox and an AV470 engine. Originally recorded as a Leyland PD2/14 (pre-selector), and later referred to as a "semi-automatic", TDH770 was recorded by Leyland as a PD2/20. It had been exhibited at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show where it was described as a "PD2/20 series" model, as also was Newcastle 351, UTN 851, which had a pneumocyclic gearbox. These two seem to have had the specification which was later offered as the PD2/24.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Anson Street, Rugeley
62. TDH770
The fourth of the trial vehicles bought by Walsall Corporation in 1954 was 823, TDH770, which had a Metro Cammell H32/28R body and was classified as a Leyland PD2/20 but had a pneumocyclic gearbox and was a forerunner of the later catalogued PD2/24 model.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
63. TDH901
Walsall 851, TDH901, new in November 1954 and seen in St. Paul's Street, Walsall, was a Sunbeam F4A with a Willowbrook H36/34R body.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street, Walsall
64. TDH904
Walsall 854, TDH904, a Sunbeam F4A with Willowbrook H70R body, new in 1954. Note the wooden chock under the front offside wheel.
Photo taken April 1966, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
65. TDH905
Walsall 855, TDH905, a Sunbeam F4A with Willowbrook H36/34RD body, built in 1954.
Photo taken 1967, St. Paul's Street Bus Station
66. TDH905
WMPTE, ex-Walsall 855, TDH905, was a Sunbeam F4A with Willowbrook H36/34RD body of 1954. Next to it is WMPTE 2591, ex-Birmingham 2591, JOJ591, a Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell H30/24R of 1951.
Photo taken 1970, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
67. TDH909
Walsall Daimler 836, WDH911, on route 12 to Pelsall passes trolleybus 859, TDH909 on route 30 to Bloxwich.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1970, St Paul's Street, Walsall
68. TDH909
Walsall 859, TDH909, a Sunbeam F4A with Willowbrook H36/34RD body, new in 1954.
Photo taken June 1967, Blakenhall
69. TDH99
TDH99, number 400 in the Walsall Corporation fleet, was a Daimler CVG5 with a Northern Counties H32/28R body and was one of four buses bought in 1954 for comparison purposes. The other three were 821-823 which were 8' wide.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
70.
Walsallís tower wagon on duty with repairs to the overhead in progress, I think at the junction for the line into the depot. This was on a Sunday, when no trolleybuses were operating, so the men could work uninterrupted.
Photo taken late 1960s, Stafford Street, Birchills
71.
An unidentified, ex Walsall Willowbrook bodied Sunbeam F4A trolleybus. It could possibly be 864, TDH914, but I'm not sure. Now in use as a store shed at Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
Photo taken Sunday 14 July 2013, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
72. TDH904
Walsall trolleybus 854, TDH904, a 1955 Sunbeam F4 with Willowbrook H70RD bodywork enters the trolleybuses only contra flow lane in Stafford Street en route to St Pauls Street bus station. Motorbuses working the same services had to turn left here in to Day Street and follow the normal traffic flow.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1970, Stafford Street, Walsall
73. TDH906
Walsall trolleybus 856, TDH906, a 1955 Sunbeam F4 with Willowbrook H70RD bodywork is seen in St Pauls Street bus station on 28 February 1970.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1970, St Pauls Street Bus Station, Walsall
74. TDH911
Walsall 861, TDH911, one of the 30ft Sunbeam F4 with Willowbrook H70R bodywork delivered in 1955 is seen on the approach to the Mossley Estate terminus of service 31 on Crossley Crescent, which is just round the island to the right.
Photo taken Saturday 28 February 1970, Crossley Crescent, Mossley Estate, Walsall
75. TDH912
Walsall was known for its more eccentric designs (e.g. running both the shortest and longest Daimler Fleetlines). Here we see trolleybus 862, TDH912, a Sunbeam F4A built in 1955 with a distinctive Willowbrook body.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
76. TDH912
A second view of Walsall 862, TDH912, showing its sleek lines and fully enclosed rear platform.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
77. TDH912
A third view of ex Walsall Sunbeam 862, TDH912.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 2006, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
78. TDH912
Seen at a trolley bus event at the Black Country Museum c.1995, Walsall Sunbeam F4A TDH912 with Willowbrook body is seen with visiting vehicles from Bournmouth.
Photo taken 1990, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
79. TDH915
Walsall 865, TDH915, was a Willowbrook bodied Sunbeam dating from 1955.
Photo taken 1970, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
80. TDH912
Walsall Sunbeam F4A TDH912 with Willowbrook body, seen here operating special services for event organised by West Midland Transport Circle celebrating 90 years since introduction of trolleybuses to Wolverhampton
Photo taken Sunday 27 October 2013, Black Country Living Museum, Dudley
81. WDH901
With a Willowbrook H37/29RD body on a Daimler CVG6 chassis WDH901, new in 1956, was number 826 in Walsall's fleet and was the first of fifteen such vehicles.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
82. WDH907
Walsall 832, WDH907, a Daimler CVG6 with a Willowbrook H37/29RD body is seen in St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
83. WDH911
Walsall Daimler 836, WDH911, on route 12 to Pelsall passes trolleybus 859, TDH909 on route 30 to Bloxwich.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1970, St Paul's Street, Walsall
84. XDH297
West Bromwich Corporation Welfare Department 78, XDH297, was a Bedford SBO with a Willowbrook B39F body which had been new as Walsall 297 in 1956 and which was acquired in September 1966.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
85. XDH66
West Midlands PTE ex-Walsall Corporation 866, XDH66, a Sunbeam F4A with Willowbrook body new in 1956 and converted at some time to forward entrance.
Photo taken 1970, Walsall Corporation Depot
86. XDH68
Walsall 868, XDH68, was one of the 1956 batch of Willowbrook-bodied Sunbeam F4A's.
Photo taken 1970, St. Paul's Street Bus Station
87. XDH68
Walsall 868, XDH68, was the third of seven Sunbeam F4As with Willowbrook H36/34RD bodies, and was seen in †St. Paul's Street, Walsall.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street, Walsall
88. XDH69
New to Walsall in 1956, 869, XDH69, was a Willowbrook H36/34RD bodied Sunbeam F4A, one of seven new that year with fourteen having entered service the previous year.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
89. XDH71
Walsall trolleybus 871, XDH71, a Willowbrook-bodied Sunbeam F4A, passes 131, ODH89, a full-front Park Royal-bodied Leyland PD2/1 of 1951.
Photo taken 1967, St Paul's Street, Walsall
90. XDH72
Walsall 872, XDH72, was the highest numbered trolleybus in the Walsall fleet, their last new trolley to enter service (14 October 1956) and the last trolleybus of all to operate on the streets of Walsall.
Photo taken c.1969, High Street, Bloxwich
91. XDH72
On the last day of trolleybus operation in Walsall, 872, XDH72, leaves Birchills Depot for the last time. 872 is a Sunbeam F4A with 70 seat Willowbrook body, designed by R. Edgley Cox, who is at the wheel in this photo.
Photo taken Saturday 3 October 1970, outside Birchills Depot, Walsall
92. XDH72
Walsall 872, XDH72, was the last of seven Sunbeam F4As, with Willowbrook H36/34RD bodies, new in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963
93. YDH225
Walsall 825, YDH225, Crossley Bridgemaster with Crossley H41/31R body new in 1956.
Photo taken 1960, Walsall Bus Station, Townend Bank
94. 244HDH
In 1960 Walsall purchased fifteen Dennis YF2 Loline IIs and 844, 244HDH, with a Willowbrook H44/30F body was the third in the batch which had Gardner 6LW engines.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
95. 890MDH
Walsall 890, 890MDH, seen at St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall, was a Daimler CVG6-30 with a Metro Cammell H41/31F body, new in 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
96. 891MDH
One of Walsall's five AEC Regent V 2D2RAs with Metro-Cammell Orion H41/31F bodies is shown here in Cannock Bus Station on2nd June 1973.
Photo taken Saturday 2 June 1973, Cannock Bus Station
97. 893MDH
Walsall Regent V 893, 893MDH, departing on route 1 to Walsall. It carried a Metro-Cammell H41/31F body and was new in September 1961.
Photo taken early 1970s, Anson Street, Rugeley
98. 898MDH
The products of AEC did not figure greatly in the Walsall Corporation fleet. Between 1931 and 1961, when ten Regent V 2D2RAs were purchased, with the body order equally split between Metro-Cammell and Willowbrook, only two prototypes - a 7.7 litre Regent V in 1954 and a Bridgemaster in 1956 - were bought new.
Photo taken Saturday 2 June 1973, Cannock Bus Station
99. 899MDH
Walsall 899, 899MDH, was a Willowbrook H41/31F bodied A.E.C. 2D2RA Regent V, one of five new in 1961 although a further five had Metro-Cammell bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
100. 1UDH
Walsall's first Daimler Fleetline, 1 1UDH was unusual in that it had no front overhang.
Photo taken 1972, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
101. 1UDH
Walsall 1, 1UDH, seen in St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall, was a Daimler CRG6LX with a Northern Counties H37/27F body, new in November 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
102. 761UDH
As well as the bus station in St Paulís Street, Walsall services departed from a number of different streets around the town centre. One of these was opposite the War Memorial in Bradford Place, and 61, 761UDH, one of a batch of 15 Daimler CVG6s with Metro-Cammell H37/28F bodywork, is seen there awaiting departure time before setting out on a trip to West Bromwich.
Photo taken c.1969, Bradford Place, Walsall
103. 768UDH
Walsall 68, 768UDH, a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro-Cammell H37/28F body, new in April 1963, is seen in St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall.
Photo taken Saturday 28 September 1963, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
104. ADH119B
Walsall 19, ADH119B, was one of their unusual forward entrance Northern Counties-bodied Daimler Fleetlines built to a Walsall Corporation design. Many were later retrofitted as dual-door (with a true front entrance).
Photo taken 1964, London Earls Court
105. ADH120B
West Midlands PTE 20L, ADH120B, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LW (27') built in 1964 with Northern Counties H41/29D bodywork. New to Walsall Corporation and with just a front entrance but the same seating.
Photo taken April 1972, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
106. BDH428C
West Midlands PTE Ex Walsall 28L, BDH428C, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LW with Northern Counties H41/29F body displays some of the characteristics that made Walsall buses instantly recognisable! At rest at the bus station.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1974, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
107. EDH944C
Walsall short Fleetline 44, EDH944C, on route 865 to Dudley.
Photo taken Station Road, Stafford
108. EDH953C
Walsall had a number of short Daimler CRG6LW Fleetlines and 53, EDH953C, is from the second batch which had Northern Counties H41/29D bodies.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall
109. RDH97F
West Midlands PTE 97L, RDH97F, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX-27 built in 1967/8 with Northern Counties H41/29D bodywork. This had been new to Walsall Corporation.
Photo taken April 1977, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
110. TDH915
Walsall trolley bus No. 865, TDH915, with crew.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 February 1968
111. XDH516G
XDH516G Walsall 116, XDH516G, a Daimler Fleetline with Northern Counties body. Built in 1968, 116 was one of the final batch of buses delivered to Walsall Corporation before the WMPTE take-over. The specially shortened chassis was a feature of all Walsall Fleetlines and the body style was peculiar to Walsall and a small batch built for SHMD.
Photo taken Monday 25 April 2011, Wythall Transport Museum
112. XDH56G
XDH516G Walsall 116, XDH516G, a Daimler Fleetline with Northern Counties body. Built in 1968, 116 was one of the final batch of buses delivered to Walsall Corporation before the WMPTE take-over. The specially shortened chassis was a feature of all Walsall Fleetlines and the body style was peculiar to Walsall and a small batch built for SHMD.
Photo taken Monday 25 April 2011, Wythall Transport Museum
113. XDH56G
Walsall 56. XDH56G. the Daimler CRC6-36 with Cummins V6-200 9.63 litre engine. Originally had automatic gearbox but this was changed to semi-automatic. Body by Northern Counties with 86 seats.
Photo taken Monday 25 April 2011, Wythall Transport Museum
114. XDH56G
Walsall's unique Daimler CRC6-36 with Northern Counties H51/35D bodywork, XDH56G, was ordered in the Spring of 1968 and delivered in the December. It was one of the last buses received by the Corporation as a separate entity as, within ten months, the undertaking would come under the umbrella of the West Midlands PTE.
Photo taken 1969, St. Paul's Street Bus Station, Walsall
115. XDH56G
Seen at Chessington Zoo (as it was then known) is XDH56G, the Daimler CRC6-36 Fleetline with a Northern Counties H51/35D body which had been new as Walsall 56. It is seen here with Lea Valley, Hertford.
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1980, Chessington Zoo
116. XDH56G
With a Daimler CRC6-36 chassis and a Northern Counties H51/35D body Walsall Corporation 56, XDH56G, was a unique bus which had been exhibited at the 1968 Commercial Motor Show.
Photo taken Sunday 13 April 1969, Garage, Bloxwich Road, Walsall