SCT '61 Photo Index
Whippet Coaches
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1. CCK665
Whippet Coaches CCK665, a Leyland PD2/3 with Brush L53R body, originally in the Ribble fleet
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Drummer Street, Cambridge
2. MXX248
Seen at the garage in Hilton, MXX248 was the last of three A.E.C. 9613E Regent IIIs with Weymann L27/26R bodies which were acquired by Whippet, Hilton in September 1965 and which had been new to the London Transport Executive in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
3. MXX248
Whippet, Hilton MXX248, an AEC Regent III 9613E with Weymann L27/26R body. New to London Transport as RLH48 in 1952, it served at five different LT garages before being withdrawn in 1964.
Photo taken Friday 10 July 1970, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
4. FRC956
The last body to be built by Leyland was fitted to FRC956, a Leyland PD2/12 with H32/26RD body which was new as Trent 1256 in 1954. It passed to Whippet, Hilton in September 1967 and is seen here at the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
5. FRC956
The lower saloon of FRC956, a Leyland PD2/12 with H32/26RD body. The last Leyland Farington body to be built, it was delivered to Trent as 1256 in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
6. FRC956
The upper saloon of FRC956, a Leyland PD2/12 with H32/26RD body. The last Leyland Farington body to be built, it was delivered as Trent 1256 in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
7. FRC956
The upper saloon of FRC956, a Leyland PD2/12 with H32/26RD body. The last Leyland Farington body to be built, it was delivered as Trent 1256 in 1954.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
8. JCH262
JCH262, a Leyland PD2/12 with a Metro-Cammell H33/26RD body, one of six acquired by Whippet, Hilton from Trent, Derby in 1968, is seen at the garage in Hilton.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
9. KCH100
Whippet, Hilton KCH100, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Metro Cammell Orion H59RD body. Originally Trent's 1000, new in 1957.
Photo taken September 1969, Great Whyte, Ramsey
10. KCH106
Three assorted Leyland PD2's at the premises of Whippet, Hilton, from left to right, RRR96 is a PD2/20 with Metro Cammell Orion L27/28R body, new to East Midland (D96) in 1955, acquired in 1966 and sold to a local breaker in 1971, FRC956 is a PD2/12 with Leyland H32/26RD body, new to Trent (1256) in 1954 and KCH106 is a PD2/12 with Metro Cammell Orion H33/26RD body, new to Trent (1006) in 1957.
Photo taken Friday 10 July 1970, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
11. LRC434
Whippet, Hilton acquired LRC434, a Leyland PD3/4 with a Willowbrook H41/31RD body in August 1971.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
12. 565AEW
Yeates Fiesta C41F bodywork graced 565AEW, a Bedford SB in the fleet of Whippet, Hilton which was seen at Ascot races.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1962, Ascot
13. 29EGD
A.E.C. 2B3RA Bridgemaster 29EGD had been new in December 1961 to Smith (S.C.W.S.), Barrhead and was acquired from H. & C., Watford in November 1970. It had a Park Royal H43/29F body and is seen at Whippet's garage at Hilton.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
14. CEW610C
Preparing to leave King’s Cross Coach Station, Pentonville Road is CEW610C an AEC 2U3RA Reliance with Duple Northern Commander C51F body of Whippet, Hilton. This was the last departure from the coach station before its closure.
Photo taken Sunday 31 October 1965, Pentonville Road Coach Station, London Kings Cross
15. FEW1D
Whippet Coaches of Hilton operated FEW1D, a Leyland PDR1/2 with Willowbrook H44/34F bodywork which was new in January 1966.
Photo taken c.1969, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
16. FEW1D
Leyland PDR1/1 Atlantean FEW1D had a Willowbrook H44/34F body and was new to Whippet, Hilton in January 1966. It is seen at the garage in Hilton.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton
17. RFL770G
RFL770G the first of five Bedford VAM70s with Plaxton Panorama Elite C45F bodies new in February 1969 to Whippet, Hilton is seen outside the garage.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, Whippet's Garage, Hilton