SCT '61 Photo Index
Warrington Corporation
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1. EED15
Warrington 36, EED15, was a Foden PVD6 new in 1945 as HMB395 fitted with a Willowbrook L27/26R body as a demonstrator for Foden. The chassis was acquired by Warrington in 1946 and was fitted with a secondhand 1935 Metro Cammell H30/24R body and re-registered.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Bewsey
2. DED797
Whiteways DED797, ex Warrington PD1 (and now in preservation) at their depot. New in 1946 and numbered 16 in the Warrington fleet, it carried a Leyland-style H56R body which was contracted out to Alexander.
Photo taken Thursday 15 April 1976, Waenfawr
3. DED797
Warrington 16, DED797, showing the different style emergency exit window fitted to this Alexander built Leyland H30/26R body. This bus later passed to Whiteways, Waunfawr in June 1963. It is seen here in Warrington.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Warrington
4. DED797
Whiteways DED797 was ex-Warrington 18, a Leyland PD1 with a Leyland-style body which was contracted out to Alexander in 1946, and is now in preservation.
Photo taken July 1976, Caernarvon
5. EED5
Warrington Corporation 27, EED5, a 1946 Leyland Titan PD1 with Leyland bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, at Meadowhall, Sheffield
6. EED8
EED8 is a Leyland Titan PD1 with Leyland H56R body new in 1947 to Warrington as their number 24. It is owned by NWVRT and they have repainted it recently into Warrington colours. It was one of three half cabs in service during their recent rally at Kirkby
Photo taken Sunday 1 June 2014, Industrial Estate near Kirkby
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. EED14
Warrington 28, EED14, was new in June 1948 as number 44, becoming 28 in the August 1948 fleet renumbering. It was a Leyland PD1A which had a Metro-Cammell H28/26R body which had been carried by the previous number 44 which was ED 8701, a Crossley Mancunian new in 1935.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Bridgefoot
9. EED14
New in June 1948 as Warrington 44, EED14 was a Leyland PD1A which had a Metro-Cammell H28/26R body which had been carried by the previous number 44 which was ED 8701, a Crossley Mancunian new in 1935. When the fleet was renumbered in August 1948 EED14 became number 28 as seen in this photograph.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Buttermarket Street/Bridge Street
10. FED504
Warrington 97, FED504, a Guy Arab III with a Guy B35F body is seen at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 12 September 1965, Warrington Depot
11. FED592
Warrington 42, FED592, a Foden PVD6 with East Lancs H30/26R body was new in 1948.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Bridgefoot
12. FED750
Warrington 55, FED750, was a Bristol K6G with a Bruce H30/26R body new in July 1949.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Bridgefoot
13. FED794
Warrington Corporation 9, FED794, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R body, new in 1949.
Photo taken 1969, Bridgefoot
14. FED795
Former Warrington Corporation 10, FED795, a 1949 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland H30/26R body.
Photo taken Sunday 16 July 2017, Anstey Park, Alton
15. FED795
Warrington Corporation 10, FED795, a 1949 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland body
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 2008, Harrogate
16. GED585
Warrington Corporation 75, GED585, a Leyland Titan PD2/10 built in 1950 with Leyland H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Buttermarket Street
17. GED586
This Leyland PD2/10 with a Leyland H30/26R body was new as Warrington 76, GED586, in July 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Bridgefoot
18. MED168
Foden badge and 'bow-wave' on preserved Crossley bodied PVD6 MED168, ex Warrington Corporation 102. This vehicle was an exhibit on the Foden stand at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show - with chrome plated handbrake and gear levers!
Photo taken 1980, Outside K Hangar on Burtonwood RAF base (with permission!!)
19. MED168
A pair of Warrington Corporation Foden PVD6's at the Wilderspool Causeway Depot.
Photo taken Late 1969, Wilderspool Causeway Depot
20. MED172
With an East Lancs H30/28R body Warrington 106, MED172, was the middle one of three such buses new in December 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Buttermarket Stret/Bridge Street, Warrington
21. OED213
Warrington 108, OED213, was one of the final batch of five Fodens, delivered to Warrington in 1955/6. It was a PVD6 fitted with East Lancs H30/28R body.
Photo taken Thursday 24 March 1960, Arpley Bus Station
22. OED217
Rear shot of ex-Warrington Corporation Foden 112, OED217.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
23. OED217
Preserved ex-Warrington Corporation 112, OED217, was one of the final batch of five Fodens delivered to Warrington in 1955/6, a PVD6 fitted with East Lancs H30/28R body.
Photo taken Friday 1 January 2010, The Broadway, Winchester
24. OED213
A pair of Warrington Corporation Foden PVD6's at the Wilderspool Causeway Depot.
Photo taken Late 1969, Wilderspool Causeway Depot
25. OED214
Warrington 109, OED214, a Foden PVD6 built in 1956 with East Lancashire H30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Bridgefoot
26. OED215
Warrington Corporation 110, OED215, a Foden PVD6 built in 1956 with East Lancashire H30/28R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Buttermarket Street
27. 3168ED
Warrington 83, 3168ED, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1962 with East Lancashire H37/28R bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Winwick Street
28. BED722C
Warrington Corporation 41, BED722C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs H39/30F body.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Winwick Street, Warrington
29. BED724C
Warrington Corporation bought East Lancs bodied Leyland Titan PD2/40s as standard until the dawn of the rear engined era. The 1965 examples were classed as Leyland Titan PD2/40Sp (for special) as they were only 7ft 6ins wide to get through the narrow streets of the town centre. 43, BED724C, is seen at the 75th anniversary rally held in 1978 by Lancaster City Transport.
Photo taken June 1978, Lancaster
30. BED726C
Warrington 45, BED726C, a 1965 Leyland PD2/40 Special/East Lancs H34/30F, showing the increased rear overhang of these lengthened PD2s, the effect being heightened by the positioning of the advert as far back as possible to clear the fleetname.
Photo taken Tuesday 13 January 1981, Longford Estate Terminus, Warrington
31. BED727C
Warrington Corporation 46, BED727C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 with East Lancs H39/30F body.
Photo taken Saturday 25 October 1980, Warrington Garage (?)
32. BED729C
Warrington 48, BED729C, a 7ft 6ins wide Leyland PD2/40 Special with a forward entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken Monday 2 May 1988, Port Sunlight
33. BED729C
Warrington Cororation 48, BED729C, a Leyland Titan PD2/40S built 1965 with East Lancashire H39/30F bodywork (7' 6" width).
Photo taken October 1970, Winwick Street
34. BED731C
Preserved Warrington 50, BED731C, a Leyland PD2/40 with East Lancs H39/30F body, new in May 1965
Photo taken Sunday 29 June 2008, North West Transport Museum, St. Helens
35. BED733C
Warrington bought some early Daimler Fleetlines but switched to 7ft 6ins wide Leyland Titans for their 1965 deliveries. 52, BED733C, carries a forward entrance East Lancs body.
Photo taken Thursday 24 October 1974, Warrington
36. BED734C
Warrington switched from Leyland Titans to Daimler Fleetlines in the sixties. Seen here on a grey day in Warrington is 27, BED734C, a 1965 example with East Lancs bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 24 October 1974, Buttermarket Street,Warrington
37. KED546F
Warrington Corporation 92, KED546F, one of three Leyland Panther Cubs PSRC1/1 with dual door East Lancs bodywork bought in 1967.
Photo taken 1991, Trans Pennine Rally, Harrogate
38. NED748G
Warrington bought Bristol RELLs after a brief flirtation with Leylands ill fated Panther. Seen in Warrington town centre is 94, NED748G, one of the first batch bought with East Lancs dual door bodywork.
Photo taken Thursday 17 October 1974, Warrington
39. UED573J
Warrington 57, UED573J, had the unusual combination of Bristol RESL6L chassis and Seddon B41D body and was new in November 1970, the batch numbered eight from 53-60.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 January 1976, Winwick Street/Central Station, Warrington
40. YED274K
Warrington 1, YED274K, a 1972 Bristol RESL6L with East Lancs dual purpose body stands in Northwich bus station along with a selection of Crosville saloons, including an ex North Western Leyland Leopard with Alexander bodywork
Photo taken Wednesday 30 June 1976, Northwich Bus Station
41. DED978L
Warrington 4, DED978L, a Leyland PSU3B/4R Leopard with a Plaxton Elite Express III C49F body seen at the R.T.I.T.B. at High Ercall.
Photo taken Sunday 30 September 1973, High Ercall
42. NED354M
Warrington took two batches of six Daimler CRG6LX Fleetlines with East Lancs H43/29F bodies in 1970/73 alongside more numerous Bristol RESL single-deckers. 103, NED354M was the fourth of the newer batch and served from September 1973 to March 1992, later as 34.
Photo taken Tuesday 6 January 1976, Buttermarket, Warrington