SCT '61 Photo Index
West Riding
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1. HL6584
New to Bullock, Featherstone in 1935 as number 173, HL6584, a Leyland TD3, had a Leyland L27/24R body. It was rebodied with a Barnaby L27/28R body during the war and passed to West Riding, Wakefield, still as number 173 in September 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 14 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
2. HL6633
West Riding, Wakefield took delivery of thirty-three Leyland TS7c buses in 1935 with Leyland B32F bodies, being numbers 397-429. 407, HL6633, seen here in Leeds Central Bus Station, was one of fifteen which were rebodied with new Roe B32F bodies between August 1948 and November 1949, this one dating from February 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 31 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
3. BHL880
West Riding 679, BHL880, was a Leyland TS7 dating from 1936 and was originally registered VH 8802 as County Motors 52. It was rebuilt and fitted with the Roe B32F body and then re-registered before entering service with West Riding in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 22 April 1957
4. HL7406
The pedestrian seems to be expressing some disbelief at the sight of West Riding 188, HL7406, an AEC Regal with Duple C33F body new to Bullock & Sons in 1936, arriving in Wakefield Bus Station. This was acquired with the Bullock business in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
5. HL7416
West Riding 186, HL7416, seen in Leeds Bus Station was a 1936 Leyland TD4 with a Leyland L27/26R body the lower deck of which was built in 1936 and the upper deck in 1948.
Photo taken Monday 2 January 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
6. HL7416
West Riding, Wakefield 186, HL7416, was a Leyland TD4 which had been new in May 1936 with a Leyland L26/26R body as Bullock & Sons, Featherstone 186 and was later reseated to L22/26R.
Photo taken Monday 15 August 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
7. HL7516
West Riding 442, HL7516, a Leyland TS7c with Roe B32F body new in 1936 seen here in Leeds Central Bus Station was to last until November 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
8. HL7520
West Riding 446, HL7520, a 1936 Leyland TS7c with Roe B34F body seen in Leeds Bus Station in June 1959 still carrying its original body which had been reconditioned in 1948 and upseated from 32 to 34 in 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 13 June 1959, Leeds Central Bus Station
9. HL7537
Hayes, Horsforth HL7537 was a Leyland KPZ2 Cub with Roe B24F body new to West Riding in 1936 as number 463. It passed to Hayes in May 1949, was withdrawn in October 1955 and used thereafter for staff transport for Hayes' Ford agency.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 June 1957
10. HL7538
West Riding 464, HL7538, a 1936 Leyland Cub KPZ2 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 3 August 2008, Harrogate
11. HL7681
West Riding 53, HL7681, was one of the five additional vehicles (51-55) to augment the original tram replacement fleet of 1-50. 51-55 were new in 1936 and were Leyland TD4c with Roe H26/22C bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
12. HL8060
West Riding 213, HL8060, was a Barnaby DP35F bodied Daimler COG5/40 new in 1937 to Bullock & Sons when it was fitted with a Willowbrook DP39F body. The Barnaby body was fitted in May 1950 shortly before the fleet passed to West Riding
Photo taken Monday 16 July 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
13. HL8063
West Riding 343, HL8063, was a Leyland TS7 new as Bullock 209 in 1937 with a Barnaby B35F body. It was rebodied, as seen here with a Longford C33F body and renumbered in 1949, passing to West Riding in 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
14. HL8064
West Riding 344, HL8064, was a Leyland TS7 with Longford C33F body. It started life as Bullock's 210 in 1937 with a Barnaby body and was rebodied (as seen) in 1949.
Photo taken 1963, Leeds Central Bus Station
15. HL8233
West Riding 500, HL8233, the last of a batch of thirty-one Roe B32F bodied Leyland TS7s new in 1937 passing the West Riding Offices and Garage at Belle Isle.
Photo taken Saturday 19 May 1956, Barnsley Road, Belle Isle, Wakefield
16. HL8494
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is West Riding, Wakefield 217, HL8494, an A.E.C. O661 Regent, the second of a pair new to Bullock, Featherstone in November 1937, with Roe L24/24R bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 29 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
17. HL8494
West Riding 217, HL8494, was a Roe L24/24R bodied AEC Regent acquired with the Bullock business in 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 September 1958, Central Bus Station, Leeds
18. HL8651
Captured in Leeds Central Bus Station, a rear view of West Riding 218, HL8651, the first of two Leyland TD5s with Leyland L27/26R bodies delivered in February 1938 to Bullock, Featherstone.
Photo taken Saturday 18 February 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
19. HL8652
In February 1938 Bullock, Featherstone took delivery of two Leyland TD5s with Leyland L27/26R bodies and the second of them 219, HL8652, is seen in Leeds Central Bus Station after it had passed to West Riding, Wakefield when the Bullock business was acquired in September 1950.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
20. HL8814
West Riding, Wakefield 222, HL8814, was a Leyland TS8, the first of four delivered to Bullock, Featherstone in June 1938 with Barnaby C32F bodies.
Photo taken Friday 26 August 1960, Leeds Bus Station
21. HL8815
West Riding 223, HL8815, was a Leyland TS8 with Barnaby C32F body new to Bullock & Sons in 1938 and was acquired with the Bullock operation in 1950. Fitted originally with a Barnaby C32F body the one illustrated was an early post war replacement by the same builder.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
22. CHL721
West Riding 336, CHL721, a Leyland Tiger TS8 new in 1939 with a 1949 Longford C33F body, ex Bullocks in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Castleford Depot
23. HL9060
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are West Riding 531, HL9060 together with 543, HL9072 and 544, HL9073, which were, respectively, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body, and two Leyland TS8c models with Roe B32F bodies, all being new in 1939.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, Leeds Bus Station
24. HL9067
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is West Riding, Wakefield 538, HL9067, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body new in February 1939.
Photo taken Saturday 24 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
25. HL9073
Seen in Leeds Bus Station are West Riding 531, HL9060 together with 543, HL9072 and 544, HL9073, which were, respectively, a Leyland TD5c with a Roe L24/24R body, and two Leyland TS8c models with Roe B32F bodies, all being new in 1939.
Photo taken Friday 22 April 1955, Leeds Bus Station
26. HL9806
West Riding, Wakefield 241, HL9806, seen in Leeds Bus Station, was a Leyland TD7 with a Leyland L27/26R body new in March 1940 as Bullock, Featherstone 241, and passed to West Riding in 1950 when the Bullock business was acquired.
Photo taken Friday 26 August 1960, Leeds Bus Station
27. HL9809
New in May 1940 with a Roe L24/24R body, HL9809 was number 244 in the Bullock, Featherstone fleet and was a Leyland TD7. In August 1945 the body was destroyed by fire and a new Roe L27/26R body fitted in November 1950 with the vehicle being delivered to West Riding, Wakefield since the Bullock business had been taken over in September 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 7 January 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
28. HL9882
West Riding 247, HL9882, was a Leyland TS11 with Barnaby B32F body, new to Bullock & Sons in 1940. It passed to West Riding in 1950 and is seen here at Pontefract.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Horse Fair, Pontefract
29. HL9925
Acquired from West Riding, Wakefield 564 in October 1950 Barton 611, HL9925, a Leyland TD7 with a Roe L24/24R body had been new in December 1941 with the standard pre-war body. It was withdrawn in September 1960 and was scrapped in October.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959, Chilwell Depot Yard
30. HL9944
Originally West Riding, Wakefield 568 new in May 1942, Barton 613, HL9944, had a Roe L27/28R body to early wartime utility specifications on its Leyland TD7 chassis and was withdrawn in April 1959 resulting in the "NOT LICENSED" notice in the windscreen. It was scrapped in May 1959 so John caught it just in time.
Photo taken Sunday 10 May 1959
31. HL9955
West Riding 570, HL9955, was a Guy Arab I with Roe L24/26R (reseated in 1950 from L27/28R) body new in 1942 and is parked outside Selby Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 25 April 1957, Selby Garage
32. AHL11
Bullock, Featherstone put two Daimler CWG5s with Brush L27/28R bodies into service in 1943 and 260, AHL11, entered service in July. In September 1950 it passed to West Riding, Wakefield with the Bullock business and retained its fleet number.
Photo taken Sunday 26 February 1956, York Street, Leeds
33. AHL8
The last of three Guy Arab IIs received by West Riding, Wakefield in 1943 was 579, AHL8, which had a Roe L27/28R body, later altered to L27/26R, and seen in Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 29 December 1955, Leeds Central Bus Station
34. AHL4??
An unidentified (AHL4-) West Riding Guy Arab II with Roe semi-utility L27/28R body dating from 1945.
Photo taken circa 1962, Castleford Depot
35. AHL51
West Riding 594, AHL51, was one of their ubiquitous Guy Arab II's with a Roe utility L27/28R body, dating from 1945, reseated to L27/26R in 1950.
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
36. AHL53
West Riding 596, AHL53, was a Guy Arab II with a Roe utility L27/28R body dating from 1945.
Photo taken 1962, Castleford Bus Station
37. AHL97
West Riding 272, AHL97, came with the Bullock business in 1950. It had been new in 1945 and was a Daimler CWD6 with Duple L27/28R body which was much rebuilt by Roe and reseated to L27/26R in 1953 hence the familiar Roe waistrail.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Beastfair, Pontefract
38. AHL122
West Riding 610, AHL122, a Guy Arab II new in 1946 with Roe utility L53R body
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Airedale, Castleford
39. AHL130
West Riding Autos 618, AHL130, was one of their delightful Guy Arab IIís with semi-utility Roe L27/26R bodies dating from the mid 1940s.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Hunslet Road, Leeds
40. AHL656
The first nine AEC Regent IIIs (0961001-009) were delivered to West Riding and 61, AHL656, was one of these delivered in 1946 as additions to the tram replacement fleet. Initially in red livery if was painted into the green livery by December 1954 and repainted back to the red livery in August 1957.
Photo taken Monday 2 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
41.
West Riding Roe bodied dual staircase centre entrance AEC Regent III in green livery standing at Piccadilly, York, having worked in from Selby and waiting to return.
Photo taken 1962, Piccadilly, York
42. AHL693
West Riding 787, AHL693, started life in 1947 as Bullock 283, a Leyland PS1/1 with Barnaby B35F body and passed to West Riding with the rest of Bullock's vehicles in 1950. It was, along with others from the batch, rebodied in 1956 with a Roe L27/26R body and renumbered 787. It was withdrawn in 1964.
Photo taken 1963, Leeds Central Bus Station
43. AHL694
Bullock and Sons and West Riding 284, AHL694, a 1947 Leyland Tiger PS1 with Barnaby B35F body, seen here when being prepared for rescue by the West Riding Omnibus Preservation Society in September 1976.
Photo taken September 1976, Gliding Club near Grantham
44. AHL696
West Riding 286, AHL696, a Leyland Tiger PS/1 with Barnaby B35F body, new to Bullocks in 1947
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Castleford Bus Station
45. AHL697
This was the more usual fare on West Riding's long route from Doncaster, Askern and Selby to York.
Photo taken 1965, Piccadilly, York
46. AHL807
West Riding 298, AHL807, was a Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with a Willowbrook B35F body built in 1947 for J. Bullock & Sons, Featherstone. It passed to West Riding on takeover in 1950, retaining its fleet number of 298.
Photo taken 1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
47. AHL927
West Riding Autos 295, AHL927, was an AEC Regent III with Roe lowbridge body of 1947, inherited after the takeover of Bullock & Sons in 1950. Behind it was one of West Riding's 1948 all-Leyland lowbridge PD2s, BHL661.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963, Castleford Bus Station
48. BHL183
West Riding 67, BHL183, an AEC Regent III with Roe H28/22C body in the red liveried 'tram' fleet new in 1947, seen at the Leeds terminus at Corn Exchange.
Photo taken Sunday 9 December 1956, Corn Exchange, Leeds
49. BHL275
West Riding 316, BHL275, was an all-Leyland PD2/1 with lowbridge body, delivered to J Bullock & Sons in 1947.
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
50. BHL242
West Riding 796, BHL242, a Leyland PS1/1 from 1948, rebuilt as a double-decker, Roe L53R, in 1956.
Photo taken 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
51. BHL338
West Riding 82, BHL338, was one of the additional AEC Regent IIIs with Roe H28/22C bodies bought for the ex-tram services in 1948 and hence painted in the red livery. 81-6 were, however, delivered in the green livery and used on normal bus services until being repainted red between June and December 1956.
Photo taken Monday 2 April 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
52. BHL340
West Riding 84, BHL340, new in 1948, was an AEC Regent III with Roe H28/22C body in the red fleet seen in Cross York Street bus station, Leeds on the route to Rothwell.
Photo taken Monday 25 February 1957, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
53. BHL372
West Riding 754, GHL303, and 789, BHL372, in Leeds Bus Station. 754 was a Roe L24/26R bodied Leyland PD2/22 new in November 1954 whilst 789 was a Leyland PS1/1, new as Bullock 290 with a Barnaby DP35F body in May 1948, which had been rebuilt and rebodied with a Roe L27/26R body in June 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
54. BHL662
West Riding 620, BHL662, was an all-Leyland PD2 with an L27/26R body dating from 1948.
Photo taken 1966, Austhorpe, Leeds
55. BHL673
West Riding 631, BHL673, was an all-Leyland PD2/1 with an L27/26R body dating from 1948.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963, Castleford Bus Station
56. BHL682
West Riding 640, BHL682, is a 1948 Leyland Titan PD2/1, an early example of the model as the BHL batch retained a number of PD1 parts, particularly the front axles. Leyland L27/26R bodywork is fitted and the exposed framing shows the way the stress braces were fitted across the pillars.
Photo taken Saturday 24 March 1979, Ravensthorpe Shed, Dewsbury
57. BHL682
BHL682, West Riding 640, a 1948 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with a Leyland L27/26R body on route to it's unveiling at Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day. The bus has been beautifully restored and now only needs a few finishing touches to be fully completed.
Photo taken Sunday 18 November 2012, Huddersfield Road, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
58. BHL682
West Riding 640, BHL682, a 1948 Leyland PD2/1 with Leyland L27/26R body
Photo taken Sunday 18 November 2012, Dewsbury Bus Museum
59. BHL682
West Riding Leyland PD2/1 640, BHL682, a shot of the lower deck showing the superb standard of restoration carried out on this bus.
Photo taken Sunday 18 November 2012, Dewsbury Bus Museum
60. BHL682
Looking as box fresh as the day it entered service in 1948 is West Riding 640, BHL682, an all Leyland Titan PD2/1 with a lowbridge body seating 53.
Photo taken Sunday 20 August 2017, Armley Mills Canal Road Leeds
61. BHL684
In 1948 West Riding took delivery of a batch of Leyland Titan PD2/1s bodied by the chassis builder. 642, BHL684, lasted in passenger service until 1967 when it was converted to a training vehicle in which guise it is seen here.
Photo taken Friday 18 September 1970, Northgate, Wakefield
62. BHL687
West Riding 645, BHL687, was an all-Leyland PD2/1 with an L27/26R body of 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Airedale, Castleford
63. BHL800
West Riding 653, BHL800, was the first of the nine Leyland PD2/1s with Leyland H30/26R bodies delivered in 1948 and is seen in Marshgate, Domcaster.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Marshgate Bus Station, Doncaster
64. BHL886
West Riding centre-entrance AEC Regent III 93, BHL886, stands alongside Wulfrunian 893, THL893.
Photo taken 1962, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
65. BHL900
West Riding 112, BHL900, was one of the red centre-entrance Roe-bodied AEC Regent IIIs that plied the old tramway routes between Leeds and Wakefield, Sandal (latterly Kettlethorpe) and Rothwell.
Photo taken Saturday 20 June 1964, Hunslet Road, Leeds
66. BHL904
Following the introduction of the red Wulfrunians in the early 1960s, some of the West Riding Wakefield "tram route" Regent IIIs were repainted green and transferred to Selby and Castleford. 116, BHL904, was allocated to Castleford for its final years of service. Their central, space-wasting, double staircase is fully evident in this view.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963, Castleford Bus Station
67. BHL905
West Riding 117, BHL905, an AEC Regent III with Roe H50C body from 1948 and alongside 284, AHL694, a Leyland Tiger PS1/1 with Barnaby B35F body, new in 1947 to Bullocks who were taken over by West Riding in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Bank Street, Castleford
68. BHL864
West Riding Autos 663, BHL864, was a 1949 highbridge all-Leyland PD2/1 and was used mainly on the Doncaster to York services.
Photo taken 1965, Marshgate Bus Station, Doncaster
69. BHL899
West Riding Autos 111, BHL 899, an AEC Regent III with Roe centre-entrance body.
Photo taken 1965, Godson's Coaches yard, Halton, Leeds
70. CHL151
West Riding 680, CHL151, was an AEC Regal III with a Roe B32F body dating from 1949.
Photo taken c.1960, Central Bus Station, Leeds
71. CHL153
West Riding 682, CHL153, an AEC Regal III with Roe B32F body, new in 1949, wears one of the last examples of the smart, lined-out livery once common on the WR fleet. It is seen at Castleford's street terminus prior to the opening of the town's new bus station a year later.
Photo taken Spring 1962, Bank Street, Castleford
72. CHL156
West Riding 685, CHL156, one of three Leyland PD2/1s with Leyland H30/26R body new in 1949 seen outside Selby Garage. It was withdrawn in 1968.
Photo taken Thursday 25 April 1957, Selby Garage
73. CHL161
West Riding 690, CHL161, a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Leyland L53R body, new in 1949
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
74. CHL233
West Riding 325, CHL233, seen in Marshgate, Doncaster was a Daimler CVD6 with a Roe L27/26R body, one of six new in June 1949 to Bullock, Featherstone. It passed, with Bullock's business, to West Riding in September 1950, retaining its original fleet number.
Photo taken Friday 2 June 1961, Marshgate Bus Station, Doncaster
75. AHL694
This Leyland Tiger PS1 with a 35 seat Barnaby body, AHL694, was new to Bullock of Featherstone in 1950 as their number 284 and then passed to West Riding when they bought Bullock out.
Photo taken Sunday 27 March 2005, Kirkby Stephen
76. AHL694
Barnaby bodied Leyland PS1 AHL694 is used by Greenway Ferry Co. on a connecting service from Torquay and Paignton to Greenway House, home of the late Agatha Christie and now owned by the National Trust. It is seen here in Sands Road, Paignton, on its way to Torquay to take up duty.
Photo taken Sunday 15 September 2013, Sands Road, Paignton
77. CHL164
West Riding 693, CHL164, a 1950 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with a Leyland L27/26R body in Wakefield bus station. It was withdrawn in 1969 & sold to Higgs of Cudworth for scrap.
Photo taken 1969, Wakefield Bus Station
78. CHL771
West Riding 341, CHL771, was a Daimler CVD6 with Willowbrook B35F body delivered to J Bullock and Sons in 1950 just four months before the takeover by West Riding.
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
79. CHL772
West Riding Autos 342, CHL772, was one of two Daimler CVD6's with Willowbrook B35F body bought by Bullock & Sons in 1950. It was the last bus to be registered by them, just four months before they were taken over by West Riding. Like its sister (341) it had bus seating, but 342 maintained this coach livery.
Photo taken Saturday 6 March 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
80. CHL772
West Riding Autos 342, CHL772, was one of two Daimler CVD6's with Willowbrook B35F body bought by Bullock & Sons in 1950
Photo taken c.1969, Hollins Hill, Baildon
81. CHL797
West Riding 699, CHL797, a 1950 Leyland Titan PD2/1 with a Leyland L27/26R body parked outside Belle Isle depot in Wakefield in 1969 and being passed by 167, LHL167F, a 1967 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Marshall B51F body.
Photo taken 1969, Barnsley Road, Wakefield
82. DHL549
A familiar sight outside West Riding's Selby Garage were the Seddon bodied Seddons and here are shown 707 & 708, DHL549 and DHL550, Seddon Mk VI with Seddon B31F bodies new in 1950 which had been ordered by Bullock before the takeover.
Photo taken Sunday 26 August 1956, Selby Garage
83. DHL686
West Riding 709, DHL686, the solitary Roe B40C bodied AEC Regal IV which was new in 1951, seen in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 18 August 1956, Wakefield Bus Station
84. EHL332
West Riding 721, EHL332, was one of six Leyland PS2/13A with Roe C35F bodies new in 1952. It is seen here in Castleford.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Bradley Street, Castleford
85. EHL333
West Riding Automobile Company on EHL333
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963
86. EHL334
Stephenson, High Etherley acquired EHL334, a 1952 Roe C35F bodied Leyland PS2/13A from West Riding, Wakefield 723 in October 1965. It was seen outside Stephenson's garage.
Photo taken Thursday 31 July 1969, High Etherley
87. EHL334
Stevenson's of High Etherley EHL334, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe C35F body, new to West Riding (723) in 1952.
Photo taken July 1969, West Auckland Green
88. EHL335
West Riding 724, EHL335, is a Leyland PS2/13A with a rare Roe half-cab C35F body, dating from 1952. It is now under the care of the Aire Valley Transport Group. Amazingly, of the six built for West Riding, two are preserved (724/725).
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe
89. EHL336
Preserved former West Riding 725, EHL336, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe C35F body, one of a batch of six coaches new in 1952.
Photo taken Monday 1 January 2007, The Broadway, Winchester
90. EHL336
West Riding 725, EHL336, a Leyland PS2 with a 1952 Roe C35F body.
Photo taken Sunday 13 March 2011, Aston Transport Museum, Birmingham
91. EHL336
In 1979 after being loaned to a preservation group in the Hull area who were unable to keep it under cover, Boddy's Coaches presented former West Riding 725 to the West Riding Wulfrunian Preservation Society who were able to offer secure under cover storage at Dewsbury Bus Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 24 March 1979, Bridlington Coach Park
92. EHL337
West Riding 726, EHL337, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe B39F body new in 1952
Photo taken 1965, Swillington Common
93. EHL339
West Riding 728, EHL339, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe B39F body built in 1952
Photo taken 1965, Halton Hill, Leeds
94. EHL343
West Riding 732, EHL343, a Leyland Tiger PS2/12 with Roe B39F body built in 1952
Photo taken Saturday 7 August 1965, Duke Street, Leeds
95. EHL344
West Riding 733, EHL344, a 1952 Leyland Tiger PS2/12A with Roe dual purpose bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, Meadowhall, Sheffield
96. EHL344
West Riding 733, EHL344, a 1952 Leyland Tiger PS2/12A with a Roe B39F body.
Photo taken Sunday 27 May 2012, The Kings Arms, Heath Common, Wakefield
97. EHL344
In 1979 after being loaned to a preservation group in the Hull area who were unable to keep it under cover, Boddy's Coaches presented former West Riding 725 to the West Riding Wulfrunian Preservation Society who were able to offer secure under cover storage at Dewsbury Bus Museum.
Photo taken Saturday 24 March 1979, Bridlington Coach Park
98. EHL344
A West Riding line up at the Heath Common Rally & Running Day on the 21st July 2013.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Heath Common, Wakefield
99. EHL344
Preserved EHL344, seen climbing New Bank on its way out of Halifax, heading for Harrogate on the Trans-Pennine Rally, was a Leyland PS2/12A with a Roe B39F body which had been new as West Riding 733 in 1952.
Photo taken Sunday 6 August 1972, New Bank, Halifax
100. EHL832
West Riding 740, EHL832, a 1953 Leyland PD2/12 with Leyland L27/26R body.
Photo taken Wednesday 8 April 1959, Dewsbury
101. EHL832
West Riding 740, EHL832, a Leyland PD2/12 with a Leyland L27/26R body dating from 1953.
Photo taken 1965, Leeds Central Bus Station
102. EHL836
West Riding Automobile Co. 744, EHL836, a Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Leyland L27/26R body, new in 1953, departing Wakefield Bus Station for Wrenthorpe.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
103. FHL113
1953 West Riding Leyland Titan PD2/12 747, FHL113, negotiating the Bull Ring roundabout on its way into Wakefield Bus Station in the late 1960s. This Leyland L27/26R bodied batch of 6 numbered 745-50 carried some of the last Leyland 'Farington' bodies to be built.
Photo taken Late 1960s, The Bull Ring, Wakefield
104. FHL113
West Riding took delivery of their last Leyland bodied Titans in 1954. 747, FHL113, carried one of the last bodies produced by Leyland.
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
105. FHL987
West Riding 751, FHL987, seen at Selby Garage, was the sole Seddon Pennine R2 in the fleet. It had a Duple Midland B44F body and was new in 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 25 April 1957, Selby Garage
106. GHL303
West Riding 754, GHL303, was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Roe L24/26R body new in 1954 and the batch of ten had the lower saloon gangway continuing through on to the platform to give a two step entry to the platform. Note the black square painted above the offside headlamp on this view in Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 5 May 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
107. GHL303
Leeds Central Bus Station is the setting for West Riding 754, GHL303, which was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Roe L24/26R body new in 1954 and was one of ten with the gangway continuing through on to the platform to give a two step entry to the platform.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
108. GHL303
West Riding 754, GHL303, and 789, BHL372, in Leeds Bus Station. 754 was a Roe L24/26R bodied Leyland PD2/22 new in November 1954 whilst 789 was a Leyland PS1/1, new as Bullock 290 with a Barnaby DP35F body in May 1948, which had been rebuilt and rebodied with a Roe L27/26R body in June 1956.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1956, Leeds Central Bus Station
109. GHL305
West Riding 756, GHL305, seen in Wakefield Bus Station was a Leyland PD2/22 with a Roe L24/26R body, one of ten new in 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 24 August 1963, Wakefield Bus Station
110. GHL306
West Riding 757, GHL306, a 1954 Roe bodied Leyland Titan PD2/22 in Wakefield Bus Station waiting to depart on the lengthy 189 service to Leeds via Normanton & Castleford.
Photo taken late 1960s, Wakefield Bus Station
111. GHL310
West Riding 761, GHL310, was a Roe L24/26R bodied Leyland PD2/22 with a Midland Red-style tin front.
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
112. GHL713
Guy Arab IV GHL713, 764 in the West Riding fleet, had a Roe L27/26R body and is seen here at the Castleford Garage.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Castleford Garage
113. GHL715
West Riding 766, GHL715, a Guy Arab Mk. IV with Roe L27/26R body, new in 1955, withdrawn in 1971 and sold for scrap.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
114. GHL722
West Riding Roe bodied Guy Arab IV 773, GHL722, receiving minor attention from a mechanic in the middle of Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken late 1960s, Wakefield Bus Station
115. GHL724
West Riding 775, GHL724, was one of the 1955 batch of Guy Arab IV's with a Roe L53R body.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
116. XNU424
West Riding 401, XNU424, was an ex-Midland General Bristol Lodekka LD6G/ECW from 1955. This was one of the first of many ex-NBC Lodekkas transferred to West Riding to cover the early demise of the Wulfrunian, but 401 was withdrawn in 1971.
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
117. 976ARA
West Riding 461, 976ARA, was ex-Midland General 457, a Wulfrunian replacement Bristol LD6G from 1956.
Photo taken 1971, Wakefield Bus Station
118. HHL994
West Riding 782, HHL994, a Guy Arab IV/Roe L27/26R was new in 1956. It is seen here entering the Central Bus Station in Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 8 November 1958, Leeds Central Bus Station
119. JHL710
Martindale of Ferryhill JHL710, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1956 with Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1970, near Ferryhill
120. JHL711
West Riding 811, JHL711, an AEC Reliance with Roe B44F body, new in 1956.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
121. JHL711
West Riding 811, JHL711, was one of their Roe B44F-bodied AEC Reliances, dating from 1956.
Photo taken c.1959, Central Bus Station, Leeds
122. JHL712
Martindale JHL712, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1956 with Roe B44F bodywork.
Photo taken November 1970, Martindale Garage off Durham Road, Ferryhill
123. JHL714
West Riding 814, JHL714, a 1956 AEC Reliance/Roe B44F leaving Dewsbury Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 8 April 1959, Dewsbury Bus Station
124. KHL
KHL---, an unidentified West Riding Guy Arab IV heads out of Leeds on the temporary one-way arrangement during the building of the Inner Ring Road.
Photo taken 1968, Quarry Hill, Leeds
125. KHL839
West Riding Guy Arab IV 442, KHL839, with a Roe lowbridge body. A message has highlighted the fact, not readily observed, that the lower saloon windows were deeper on the nearside than the offside due to the sunken side gangway. From this angle it is possible to see how this discontinuity was incorporated into the lines of the body. The central cream band can be seen to be noticeably narrower on the nearside than on the rear (and round to the offside), the step in height being lost around the rear door opening.
Photo taken Wednesday 9 February 1972, St. Peter's Street, approaching Leeds Central Bus Station
126. 11DRB
West Riding 418, 11DRB, was one of the Lodekkas brought in to help replace the Wulfrunians and is seen outside Savile Street depot in Wakefield in June 1972. It had originally been 462 in the Midland General fleet and was a Bristol Lodekka LD6G with ECW H33/25RD body featuring power doors instead of the more familiar manual ones.
Photo taken Tuesday 13 June 1972, outside Savile Street Garage, Wakefield
127. 9DRB
Midland General received five Bristol LD6Gs with Eastern Coachworks H33/25RD bodies in 1957. All passed to West Riding in 1970 and 9DRB which had become West Riding 414 is seen in the parking area at the side of Saville Street garage in Wakefield.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Saville Street Garage, Wakefield
128. 9DRB
Midland General received five Bristol LD6Gs with Eastern Coachworks H33/25RD bodies in 1957. All passed to West Riding in 1970 and 9DRB which had become West Riding 414 is seen in the parking area at the side of Saville Street garage in Wakefield.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Saville Street Garage, Wakefield
129. JHL581
Dunning, Great Ayton, JHL581, an AEC Reliance MU3RV built in 1957 with Roe Dalesman C41C bodywork.
Photo taken December 1971, Great Ayton
130. JHL983
West Riding 803, JHL983, a 1957 AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe Dalesman body.
Photo taken 1994, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
131. JHL983
West Riding's 803, JHL983, a Roe "Dalesman" bodied AEC Reliance, is now back in Dewsbury after its sojourn with Classic Coaches of High Wycombe. It is seen on display at the Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Foundry Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
132. JHL983
A rear view of preserved former West Riding A.C. 803, JHL983, an AEC Reliance MU3RV with Roe Dalesman C41F body, new in 1957. Withdrawn by West Riding in 1966 it passed via two further south east operators to the West Riding Wulfrunian Preservation Society in 1978.
Photo taken Sunday 31 July 1983, Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum
133. KHL825
West Riding 825, KHL825, was a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body of 1957. It is seen racing into Leeds to take up an evening works contract service from the huge Burtons Clothing factory.
Photo taken 1966, Austhorpe, Leeds
134. KHL828
Six of West Riding's 1957 Roe bodied Guy Arabs with 431, originally, 828, KHL828 in the centre (and a lone Panther). They had very well appointed interiors and, partly due to the early demise of the Wulfrunians, had long active lives - they were still in regular all-day service around Castleford and Featherstone in the early 'seventies.
Photo taken Saturday 29 July 1972, Belle Isle Depot Yard, Wakefield
135. KHL829
KHL829, a Guy Arab IV with a Roe L29/26RD body was West Riding, Wakefield 432 and was seen in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
136. KHL834
West Riding 834, KHL834, a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body new in 1957
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
137. KHL836
West Riding Autos 836, KHL836, was one of their lowbridge Roe-bodied Guy Arab IV's dating from 1957. This comparatively rare nearside view shows the (open) folding platform door - a facility much appreciated during winter months.
Photo taken 1965, Selby Road, Halton, Leeds
138. KHL837
West Riding 837, KHL837, was a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body of 1957. These reliable vehicles were the workhorses of many of West Riding's "trunk" routes out of Leeds, including this long run to Doncaster.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
139. KHL845
West Riding 845, KHL845, a Guy Arab IV with Roe L55R body new in 1957, speeds along the narrow country lane towards Swillington.
Photo taken 1968, Swillington Common
140. KHL850
This is the upper saloon interior of West Riding 453, KHL850, a Guy Arab IV with Roe L29/26RD bodywork that had been new as 850. This shows the lowbridge arrangement formed of pairs of double seats which may have had a very slight stagger between them but more likely were just at slightly different angles.
Photo taken Wednesday 2 February 1972, Featherstone Depot
141. KHL855
West Riding /Yorkshire Woollen driver trainer A14, KHL855, a 1957 Guy Arab IV with lowbridge Roe bodywork. When new this was 855 in the West Riding fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 1978, Savile Town, Dewsbury
142. KHL860
West Riding 860, KHL860, was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe L55R body dating from 1957
Photo taken 1965, Aberford Road, Woodlesford
143. KHL862
West Riding 465 (formerly 862), KHL862, was a Guy Arab IV with a Roe L55R body of 1957.
Photo taken 1971, Wakefield Bus Station
144.
A line up of West Riding buses and coaches in the Valley Road coach park in Scarborough. In the front row two Roe Dalesman bodied A.E.C. Reliances, two Longford bodied Leyland TS8s, a Roe bodied Leyland PS2/12A coach, four Roe bodied A.E.C. Reliance buses, a Roe bodied Leyland PS2/13A bus and the Roe bodied A.E.C. Regal IV centre entrance bus. Interloping is an unidentified Duple bodied A.E.C. Reliance. The two Dalesmen appear to have similar vehicles behind them.
Photo taken Monday 3 June 1963, Valley Road Coach Park, Scarborough
145. OHL863
West Riding Autos 863, OHL863, was the prototype Guy Wulfrunian, built in 1959 with Roe bodywork.
Photo taken Summer 1960, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
146. OHL863
West Riding 863, OHL863, the first Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian at Belle Isle, Wakefield showing the rear end styling.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
147. OHL863
West Riding 863, OHL863, the prototype Wulfrunian with Roe H43/32F body, shows the cream steering wheel in this view at Belle Isle, Wakefield.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
148. OHL863
A study in non-standard West Riding Guy Wulfrunians with 1959 Roe H43/32F bodied prototype 863, OHL863, and ex-West Wales 1961 East Lancs H44/33F bodied 959, XBX350, parked outside Savile Street Depot, Wakefield.
Photo taken late 1960s, Savile Street, Wakefield
149. SHL872
West Riding 872, SHL872, wears one of the various livery styles worn by the Wulfrunians during their short lives, contrasting with the earlier version seen in the distance.
Photo taken 1966, Selby Road, Whitkirk
150. 802RTC
West Riding 938, 802RTC, a Guy Wulfrunian with a Northern Counties H73F body, new in 1960.
Photo taken Thursday 5 August 1965, Hall Ings, Bradford
151. 802RTC
Preparing for takeoff from Wakefield Bus Station is West Riding 938, 802RTC, the Northern Counties H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian previously Lancashire United 58.
Photo taken Friday 30 August 1963, Wakefield Bus Station
152. SHL917
West Riding 917, SHL917, a 1960 AEC Reliance with 41 seat Plaxton bodywork, now owned by Lincolnshire operator Pride of the Wolds.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 2007, Harrogate
153. SHL917
Seen undergoing restoration at the former West Yorkshire Transport Museum in Ludlam Street, Bradford is West Riding 917, SHL917, a Plaxton bodied AEC Reliance dating from 1960. The coach is currently in service with Lincolnshire operator Pride of the Wolds.
Photo taken 1990, Ludlam Street Depot, Bradford
154. THL890
West Riding 890, THL890, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H75F body, new in 1960
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1964, Hall Ings, Bradford
155. UCX275
West Riding 1960 Roe bodied Guy Wulfrunian 995, UCX275. New as County Motors 99 it was transferred to West Riding in 1963 & its seating capacity was reduced in the latter part of its short career from H43/32F to H35/32F which it still operates as when the front seats were removed from the upper deck to reduce the weight on the front axle.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Fairbrook Road Terminus, Kettlethorpe, Wakefield
156. UCX275
This Guy Wulfrunian with Roe body was new to County Motors in 1960. At the time County was jointly owned by West Riding and Yorkshire Traction and as a result the vehicle policy was to follow West Riding for double deck purchases and Yorkshire Traction for saloons. Numbered 99 in the County fleet it and its companion were quickly sold to West Riding where it became 995, UCX275, in their fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 21 July 2013, Heath Common, Wakefield
157.
West Riding stored Wulfrunian chassis inside, and underneath the Belle Isle garages en route to Roe's factory in Leeds. This photograph shows a line up of chassis inside the depot, clearly displaying the white steering wheels.
Photo taken 1961-1963, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
158. 802RTC
In 1962 West Riding purchased Lancashire United's only Guy Wulfrunian. Before entry in to service, it was overhauled and had the destination area rebuilt. This unattributed picture shows 938 as it was to become, in the workshops at Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield being prepared for service.
Photo taken 1962, Belle Isle Depot workshops, Wakefield
159. 813MHW
West Riding Autos 488, 813MHW, was one of the many Lodekkas bought to cover the early demise of the Wulfrunians - this being ex Bristol Omnibus (LC7018).
Photo taken Sunday 26 November 1972, Wakefield
160. SHL870
West Riding Autos Wulfrunian 870, SHL870, is seen at a temporary loading point during the rebuilding of Leeds Central Bus Station.
Photo taken August 1963, Kirkgate/High Court, Leeds
161. SHL875
West Riding 875, SHL875, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian seen at Castleford Bus Station shows the cream steering wheel.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Castleford Bus Station
162. SHL916
West Riding 916, SHL916, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Plaxton Embassy C41C body new in January 1961 which was seen at Headingley.
Photo taken Friday 12 April 1963, Headingley, Leeds
163. THL876
West Riding 876, THL876, was an early Guy Wulfrunian from 1961 and wears its second livery of white with green. It is seen leaving the Central Bus Station, trailed by an arriving LCT Regent V.
Photo taken 1965, St Peter's Street, Leeds
164. THL898
West Riding Automobile 898, THL898, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H35/32F (previously H43/32F) body, new in 1961.
Photo taken c.1970/71, Hall Ings, Bradford
165. THL898
This is a view looking forward in the lower saloon of West Riding Guy Wulfrunian 480 (898) THL898 about which we have had a recent discussion.
Photo taken early 1972, YWD Depot, Beck Lane, Heckmondwike
166. THL898
A second interior view of West Riding 480 (898) THL898 this time looking to the rear.
Photo taken early 1972, YWD Depot, Beck Lane, Heckmondwike
167. THL900
West Riding 900, THL900, was one of the infamous Guy Wulfrunians with Roe H43/32F body, entering service in 1961. Although seen here working the "tram" route to Kettlethorpe, the use of the traditional red and cream livery for this route had long been phased out, and 900 was only months way from the scrap yard.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 July 1971, Leeds Central Bus Station
168. THL900
West Riding 900, THL900, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian showing the cream steering wheel fitted when new and caught in Wakefield Bus Station in the original livery.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
169. THL910
West Riding 910, THL910, one of the infamous but unique Roe-bodied Guy Wulfrunians.
Photo taken 1966, Austhorpe, Leeds
170. THL920
West Riding 920, THL920, a 1961 Roe B41D bodied AEC Reliance parked at Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield in 1970. This batch of 12 were West Riding's first dual entrance buses and remained so until the first Leyland National's arrived in 1973 (though these were rebuilt to single door from 1975 onwards)
Photo taken 1970, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
171. THL928
West Riding 928, THL928, an AEC Reliance with Roe B41D body, new in 1961
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
172. UCX275
West Riding Autos 995, UCX275, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H43/32F body. Built in 1961 for County Motors, Lepton (as their 99), it transferred to West Riding in 1963. This vehicle is one of the few examples saved for preservation.
Photo taken 1971, Dale Street, Ossett
173. UCX275
Ex West Riding 995, UCX275, a 1961 Roe bodied Guy Wulfrunian, seen in the parking area at the Dewsbury Bus Museum open day.
Photo taken Sunday 18 November 2012, parking area off Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, near Dewsbury Bus Museum
174. XBX350
West Riding 959, XBX350, the ex-West Wales Wulfrunian which had an East Lancs H44/33F body seen with a black steering wheel at Belle Isle, Wakefield.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
175. XBX350
A study in non-standard West Riding Guy Wulfrunians with 1959 Roe H43/32F bodied prototype 863, OHL863, and ex-West Wales 1961 East Lancs H44/33F bodied 959, XBX350, parked outside Savile Street Depot, Wakefield.
Photo taken late 1960s, Savile Street, Wakefield
176. 212NAE
West Riding 497, 212NAE, a Bristol FLF6G with an Eastern Coachworks H38/32F body, was seen in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
177. THL902
West Riding 902, THL902, was one of the early Guy Wulfrunians to wear the cream with red livery for use over the former tram routes to Rothwell and Sandal (Kettlethorpe).
Photo taken 1962, York Street Bus Station, Leeds
178. UCX275
West Riding 995, UCX275, one of the two ex-County Motors Wulfrunians with Roe H43/32F bodies leaving Central Bus Station in Leeds fitted with a cream steering wheel. This bus is now preserved.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
179. UCX275
Following recent comments about why Guy Wulfrunians had front grilles when they also had Cave-Brown-Cave heating, here is an image taken during the restoration of West Riding 995, UCX275.
Photo taken Nov 1972, West Riding Auto, Saville Street Depot, Wakefield
180. VHL957
West Riding 957, VHL957, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian with cream steering wheel and old style fleet number in Wakefield Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Wakefield Bus Station
181. VHL957
West Riding 957, VHL957, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian with cream steering wheel and old style fleet number in Wakefield Bus Station. This was the last one to operate in the red livery and was painted green later in September.
Photo taken Saturday 7 September 1968, Wakefield Bus Station
182. WHL963
West Riding 963, WHL963, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian showing the offset driving
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Duke Street, Leeds
183. WHL985
Seen in Leeds Central Bus Station is West Riding 985, WHL985, which was a Leyland PSU3/1R Leopard with a Plaxton Derwent B53F body new in 1962 and which had been exhibited at the 1962 Commercial Motor Show at Earls Court.
Photo taken Monday 31 July 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
184. WHL985
Originally 985, West Riding 131, WHL985, the Plaxton bodied Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R exhibited at the 1962 Commercial Motor Show is seen at Belle Isle Depot Wakefield after arrival back from a Wulfrunian Society outing to the Dinting Railway Centre.
Photo taken Mar 1972, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
185. WHL986
Seen in Wakefield Bus Station is West Riding 132, WHL986, Leyland PSU3/3R Leopard with a Plaxton Derwent B53F body which had been new as number 986 in 1962.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
186. WHL965
West Riding 965, WHL965, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe H41/34F body, delivered in 1963.
Photo taken Saturday 7 August 1965, Duke Street, Leeds
187. WHL965
West Riding Autos 965, WHL965, a Guy Wulfrunian with Roe body, built in 1963. This service 10 from Leeds to Kettlethorpe was a continuation of the original Yorkshire (West Riding) Electric Tramways service from Leeds to Sandal, converted to bus in 1932.
Photo taken 1966, Duke Street, Leeds
188. WHL967
West Riding 967, WHL967, was one of the 1963 batch of Wulfrunians delivered in the red and cream "tram" route livery for services from Leeds to Kettlethorpe and Rothwell.
Photo taken 1965, Hunslet Road, Leeds
189. WHL970
Holman, London N.9 was brave enough to buy an ex-West Riding Guy Wulfrunian and WHL970 is seen here at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 7 June 1975, Wembley Stadium
190. WHL970
West Riding Guy Wulfrunian 970, WHL970, is in the process of restoration. It is seen at the Dewsbury Bus Museum Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Foundry Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
191. WHL974
One livery for the West Riding Wulfrunians is the cream lower windows only version carried in 1968 by two examples. Here 974, WHL974, leaves Leeds for Woolley Moor carrying more parcels than passengers.
Photo taken 1968, St. Peter's Street, Leeds
192. WHL977
West Riding Roe H43/32F bodied Guy Wulfrunian, possibly 977, WHL977 new in 1963 doing very little for the air quality in the vicinity of Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield.
Photo taken late 1960s, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
193. WHL988
West Riding 134, WHL988, a 1963 Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R with Plaxton bodywork.This bus was originally 988 and was renumbered in the late 1960s.
Photo taken 1976, Station Road, Selby
194. WHL989
West Riding 989, WHL989, a Leyland PSU3/1 with Plaxton Derwent B53F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken Monday 9 August 1965, in front of the Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
195. WHL989
West Riding 989, WHL989, was a Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R with a Plaxton B53F body dating from 1963.
Photo taken 1966, Austhorpe, Leeds
196. BHL351C
West Riding Guy Wulfrunian 1000, BHL351C, and erstwhile Wulfrunian replacement Bristol Lodekka 471, 977ARA, seen dumped at the rear of Belle Isle Depot Wakefield in November 1971.
Photo taken November 1971, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
197. BHL356C
West Riding Wulfrunian 1005, BHL356C, exits the bus station on the long run to Doncaster. It passes what is thought to be LCT Regent V 956 laying over between former Kippax and District duties.
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
198. BHL363C
West Riding Wulfrunian 1012, BHL363C, is seen in its original livery shortly after entering service.
Photo taken 1965, Low Road, Hunslet, Leeds
199. BHL363C
West Riding Guy Wulfrunian 1012, BHL363C, seen withdrawn at the rear of Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield. 1012 was one of two Wulfrunians, 1009 being the other, still carrying the more cream livery at that time. Alongside is AEC Swift 20, JHL820E, delivered as a DP but shown after fitting with ex Wulfrunian bus seats, in 1971. These vehicles were out of service more than they were in use but lasted until 1976.
Photo taken November 1971, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
200. BHL363C
West Riding Wulfrunian 1012, BHL363C, awaits departure for Hemsworth in advance of the rival United Services behind.
Photo taken 1965, Wakefield Bus Station
201. BHL363C
Rear view of 1012, BHL363C, one of the final batch of West Riding's notorious Wulfrunians in Leeds Bus Station
Photo taken c.1970, Leeds Central Bus Station
202. BHL365C
West Riding 1005, BHL356C, a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian in this view at Castleford garage shows the cream steering wheel.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Castleford Depot
203. BHL369C
West Riding 1018, BHL369C a Roe H43/32F bodied Wulfrunian travels along Duke Street on its way from Leeds fitted with the later black steering wheel.
Photo taken Saturday 27 July 1968, Duke Street, Leeds
204. BHL374C
West Riding 1022 BHL374C, one of the last batch of Guy Wulfrunians with Roe bodywork dating from 1965
Photo taken 1969, Leeds Central Bus Station
205. BHL380C
West Riding 1029, BHL380C, the last one, showing the cream steering wheel fitted to the Roe H43/32F bodied Guy Wulfrunians when new seen in Barnsley Bus Station on the Leeds to Sheffield service.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1965, Barnsley Bus Station
206. BHL518C
Former West Riding BHL518C, a Bedford SB5 / Plaxton Embassy IV C41F, new in 1965, is seen here operating for D. L. Fox of Manea, Cambridgeshire, and still in its original owner's livery.
Photo taken late Summer 1969, Cambridgeshire
207. CVC124C
1965 Marshall B50F bodied Daimler Roadliner SRC6 demonstrator CVC124C unloading in Wakefield Bus Station. It was on hire to West Riding at the time possibly in connection with the reliability problems of the native batch.
Photo taken late 1960s, Wakefield Bus Station
208. EHT106C
West Riding 441, EHT106C, a 1965 Bristol FLF6g with an ECW H38/32F body, new to Bristol Omnibus as C7217, it was one of 27 transferred to West Riding to help eliminate the Guy Wulfrunians. It is seen rounding the Bull Ring heading for Wakefield Bus Station sometime between entering service in 1969 & renumbering as 533 in November 1971
Photo taken 1970, Bull Ring, Wakefield
209. EHT107C
Seen in Leeds Bus Station is West Riding, Wakefield 534, EHT107C, a Bristol FLF6G with an Eastern Coachworks H38/32F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Leeds Bus Station
210. EHU584C
West Riding 537, EHU584C, a 1965 Bristol FLF6G which was accquired along with other Bristol Lodekkas to replace the ill-fated Guy Wufrunians.
Photo taken 1977, Wakefield Bus Station
211. EHL466D
Martindale of Ferryhill EHL466D, a Bedford VAM5 built in 1966 with Plaxton Vam C45F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Redcar Racecourse
212. EHL469D
West Riding A.C. 12, EHL469D, a Bedford VAM5 with Plaxton Vam C45F body, new in 1966.
Photo taken Summer 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
213. EHL470D
Roberts Tours, Wingate, EHL470D, a Bedford VAL14 built in 1966 with Plaxton Val C52F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1974, Redcar Racecourse
214. EHL472D
West Riding 3, EHL472D, a 1966 Bedford VAL14 with a Leyland engine. A Plaxton Val body is carried.
Photo taken 1996, Dewsbury Bus Museum
215. EHL696D
West Riding bought their first Leyland Atlanteans in 1966 with Roe bodywork. EHL696D was delivered as 109. It is seen here in NBC red after being renumbered in 1969 as 562.
Photo taken 1976, Leeds Central Bus Station
216. EHL698D
West Riding Autos 111, EHL698D, a Leyland Atlantean with Roe body of 1966.
Photo taken 1968, Quarry Hill, Leeds
217. FHL770D
West Riding's first rear engined double deckers were a batch of Roe bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1/2 new in 1966. New as 121, FHL770D, this bus was renumbered as 575 in 1969.
Photo taken Friday 20 February 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
218. FHL774D
Orpington & District FHL774D, a Leyland PDR1/2 with Roe H43/33F body new in 1966 as West Riding 125.
Photo taken Orpington
219. FHL823D
In 1962 West Riding had taken delivery of the first Plaxton Derwent bodied buses and in 1966 they took delivery of ten Daimler SRC6 Roadliners which had the first examples of the revised version of the Derwent body. 130, FHL823D, seen here in Leeds Central Bus Station was the fifth in the batch of ten and was to B50F configuration.
Photo taken Monday 31 July 1967, Leeds Central Bus Station
220. GAE882D
West Riding 447, GAE882D, a 1966 Bristol FLF6G with an ECW H38/32F body, new to Bristol Omnibus Co as C7261. It was transferred to West Riding as a Wulfrunian replacement and was pictured in Wakefield Bus Station before renumbering as 539 in 1971.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
221. GAE884D
West Riding 540, GAE884D, a 1966 Bristol Lodekka FLF6G stands in Wakefield bus station. New to Bristol Omnibus as their C7623, the Lodekka was originally 448 in the West Riding fleet being renumbered 540 in 1971 the year after it was acquired.
Photo taken Thursday 19 June 1975, Wakefield Bus Station
222. HAE275D
West Riding 541, HAE275D, was ex Bristol Omnibus C7266, an FLF6G of 1966. It soon moved to Yorkshire to become one of the many Lodekkas brought in to replace the Wulfrunians.
Photo taken circa 1975, Wakefield Bus Station
223. JAE630D
West Riding 546, JAE630D, a 1966 Bristol FLF6G, one of a number that came from Bristol to replace Guy Wulfrunians. When first delivered they ran in Tilling green as seen here - later they were painted NBC red.
Photo taken 1970, Leeds Central Bus Station
224. JAE631D
West Riding Bristol FLF6G / ECW 547, JAE631D. Formerly Bristol Omnibus Co. C7291 and transferred as part of a batch to West Riding in 1969/70 (initially as no 455) to replace Guy Wulfrunians.
Photo taken August 1976, Wakefield Bus Station
225. JAE631D
Already illustrated in NBC red, West Riding 547, JAE631D, Bristol Lodekka at Leeds Bus station four years earlier. Was this bus in "Tilling Green" at this point or did West Riding repaint it? Captain Birdseye has abandoned his fish fingers for a trip to the seaside!
Photo taken Friday 14 July 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
226. FCP300E
West Riding 549, FCP300E, a 1967 Dennis Loline III with Northern Counties bodywork, originally owned by Halifax who sold it and four others to West Riding in 1970.
Photo taken 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
227. FCP300E
West Riding 549, FCP300E, ex Halifax JOC Dennis Loline with NCME H41/33F body, new in 1967 and sold to West Riding in 1970.
Photo taken Monday 21 June 1976, Wakefield Bus Station
228. FCP300E
West Riding 549, FCP300E, ex Halifax JOC Dennis Loline with NCME H41/33F body, new in 1967 and sold to West Riding in 1970, in West Riding green and passing the
Photo taken Wednesday 9 February 1972, in front of the infamous Quarry Hill Flats, outside Leeds Central Bus Station
229. FCP301E
Halifax bought the last Dennis Lolines ever built in 1967. After a very short life in Calderdale, they were sold to West Riding who were busy getting rid of their Wulfrunians. West Riding 465, FCP301E, was originally 301 in the Halifax fleet.
Photo taken 1971, Pontefract Bus Station
230. FCP303E
West Riding 467, FCP303E, was a recently acquired ex-Halifax Dennis Loline III with a Northern Counties body dating from 1967.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
231. FCP303E
West Riding, Wakefield 552, FCP303E, seen in Wakefield Bus Station was a Dennis L3AF2F1 Loline with a Northern Counties H41/33F body which had been new to Halifax Joint Omnibus Committee in March 1967 as number 303.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
232. HHL715E
West Riding 15, HHL715E, was a Bedford VAM5 with a Plaxton Panorama II C45F body seen in Blackpool.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1967, Blackpool
233. JHL137E
West Riding, Wakefield 238, JHL137E, a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Roe B51F body was caught in Leeds Bus Station.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Leeds Bus Station
234. JHL824E
West Riding, Wakefield 212, JHL824E, seen in Wakefield Bus Station was an A.E.C. MP2R Swift with a Marshall B51F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
235. KHL646F
West Riding 146, KHL646F, was a Leyland Panther with Marshall B51F body of 1967. To add to West Riding's Wulfrunian woes, their fleet included these unreliable Panthers and the similarly troublesome Daimler Roadliners and AEC Swifts.
Photo taken 1968, Station Road, Selby
236. KHL654F
West Riding 154, KHL654F, seen in Selby was a Leyland PSUR1/1R Panther with a Marshall B51F body.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Selby
237. LHL164F
West Riding 164, LHL164F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork, preserved at Dewsbury Bus Museum
Photo taken 1995, Dewsbury Bus Station
238. LHL164F
In a comment on the delightful Mexborough and Swinton trolleybus photo, Chris Barker mentioned the spectacle of a coke oven being discharged. It certainly was spectacular and the coke ovens at Royston (not too far from those at Manvers) proved to be a very successful (more so for being unplanned) backdrop for the night part of a photo shoot I organised with the preserved West Riding Roe-bodied Panther 164, LHL164F.
Photo taken Sunday 10 November 1996, Royston
239. LHL164F
The West Riding garter emblem on the rear of preserved Leyland Panther 164
Photo taken Mar 2012, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury Bus Museum
240. LHL164F
West Riding 164, LHL164F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Roe bodywork, is preserved at Dewsbury Bus Museum and looks immaculate, just as it did in the previous photo of it in 1995. It is seen working a free shuttle service between the museum and Dewsbury Bus Station during its Autumn Open Day.
Photo taken Sunday 15 November 2015, Havelock Street, Ravensthorpe, Dewsbury
241. LHL175F
West Riding 231, LHL175F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Marshall bodywork.
Photo taken 1978, Leeds Central Bus Station
242. LHL175F
West Riding 175, LHL175F, a 1967 Leyland Panther with Marshall B51F bodywork. WR's York to Doncaster service had to negotiate the infamous Selby Toll Bridge, then under repair with single-lane working.
Photo taken 1969, Selby Toll Bridge
243. MHL181F
West Riding 1968 Roe H43/33F bodied Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB 181, MHL181F, on Northgate, Wakefield when almost brand new.
Photo taken 1968, Northgate, Wakefield
244. MHL190F
West Riding switched from Atlanteans to Daimler Fleetlines from 1968. Delivered as 190, MHL190F, was this Roe bodied example.
Photo taken Sunday 14 November 1976, Leeds Central Bus Station
245. MHL304F
West Riding 639, MHL304F, a Daimler CRG6LX with Roe H43/33F bodywork sets off from Doncaster for Pontefract. This vehicle was new in April 1968, one of a batch of 30 received that year, and was originally numbered 204; it was renumbered in 1971.
Photo taken c.1973, Doncaster Northern Bus Station
246. NHL533F
West Riding bought a number of Plaxton Derwent bodied Leyland Leopards to run motorway services in West Yorkshire. Seen in rural Selby is 258, NHL533F, a 1968 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R.
Photo taken Tuesday 21 June 1977, Station Road, Selby
247. NHL534F
West Riding bought a small number of dual purpose Leyland Leopards with Plaxton bodywork in 1968 to start motorway services between Leeds and Wakefield. 34, NHL534F, is seen in Leeds
Photo taken 1968, Leeds Central Bus Station
248. NHL534F
West Riding 34, NHL534F, seen in Pond Street Bus Station in Sheffield was a Plaxton Derwent II DP49F bodied Leyland PSU3A/4R Leopard new in 1968.
Photo taken Tuesday 20 April 1971, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
249. GHD414G
West Riding 267, GHD414G, a 1969 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4RT with Alexander Y type body. The bus is seen in Halifax on the X12 Bradford-Manchester service.
Photo taken 1971, Crossfield Bus Station, Halifax
250. GHD416G
West Riding A.C. 269, GHD416G, a Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4RT with Alexander Y-Type C45F body.
Photo taken April 1973, Commercial Street, Halifax
251. KJX2G
KJX2G, an A.E.C. 6U2R Reliance (12 metre) with an Alexander 'Y' C49F body had been new to Hebble, Halifax but is seen in Pontefract Bus Station with West Riding, Wakefield who numbered it 271.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Pontefract Bus Station
252. PHL226G
West Riding 661, PHL226G, was a Daimler Fleetline with a Roe body from 1969.
Photo taken 1973, Templegate Green, Whitkirk
253. PHL227G
West Riding 662, PHL227G, was a Daimler Fleetline with a Roe body from 1969, by then sporting the NBC livery.
Photo taken 1973, Templegate Green, Whitkirk
254. PHL236G
West Riding 236, PHL236G, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Plaxton Derwent B52F body at the Bull Ring in Wakefield c.1969/70, renumbered 277 in November 1971 and withdrawn in 1980.
Photo taken c.1969/70, Bull Ring, Wakefield
255. PHL237G
West Riding 237, PHL237G, a 1969 Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with a Plaxton Derwent B52F body on Westgate in Wakefield c1970. Renumbered 278 in November 1971, it was withdrawn in 1980 & sold for scrap in 1981.
Photo taken c.1970, Westgate, Wakefield
256. PHL237G
West Riding Automobile 237, PHL237G, a Leyland Panther PSUR1A/1R with Plaxton Derwent B52F body, new in 1969.
Photo taken c.1970/71, West Riding's Belle Isle Garage, Wakefield
257. PHL238G
West Riding bought several batches of Leyland Panthers in the years from 1967-1969. They fitted bodywork by Roe, Marshall and latterly Plaxton. 238, PHL238G, is a Leyland Panther with a 52 seat Plaxton body dating from 1969.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
258. PHL238G
West Riding 238, PHL238G, seen in Wakefield was a Leyland PSUR1A/1R Panther with a Plaxton Derwent II B52F body, one of ten new in 1969.
Photo taken Saturday 26 July 1969, Belle Isle Depot, Wakefield
259. PHL241G
West Riding bought the only Bristol RELL6G buses with Plaxton Derwent bodywork. New as 241, PHL241G, this bus was later renumbered into the joint West Riding Yorkshire Woollen fleet as 282.
Photo taken February 1981, Morley, Leeds
260. PHL241G
Wakefield Bus Station is the setting for West Riding, Wakefield 282, PHL241G, a Bristol RELL6G with a Plaxton Derwent II B52F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 18 April 1972, Wakefield Bus Station
261. PHL244G
West Riding 285, PHL244G, a Bristol RELL6G built in 1969 with Plaxton Derwent II B52F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1973, Sovereign Street, Leeds
262. THL261H
Prior to the advent of the Leyland National, West Riding bought ECW bodied Bristol REs Seen working for Thorne of Hemingborough is the former 298, THL261H, which was new to West Riding
Photo taken Wednesday 25 May 1994, Piccadilly, York
263. THL261H
West Riding 261, THL261H, a 1970 Bristol RELL6G with ECW body
Photo taken Sunday 12 October 2008, Ilkley Bus Station
264. UHL932J
West Riding bought Bristol RELLs with both Plaxton and ECW bodywork. Seen after withdrawal is 262, UHL932J, a 1970 ECW bodied example.
Photo taken Friday 24 February 1989, Harrogate
265. AHL233K
Following the sale to the NBC, West Riding switched to ECW for bodywork for its Bristol RE chassis. Seen in Leeds is 318, AHL233K, a 1971 example that typifies the breed.
Photo taken Sunday 14 November 1982, Leeds Central Bus Station
266. WHL274J
This picture of former West Riding Alexander bodied Daimler Fleetline WHL274J running as fleet number 103, BYF558, with Australian Pacific of Hampton, Victoria, Australia. Complimentary to other pictures of this vehicle, which it predates.
Photo taken Saturday 22 October 1988, Flinders Street Station, Melbourne, Australia
267. WHL733J
West Riding 288, WHL733J, a Bristol RELL6G built in 1971 with ECW B53F bodywork.
Photo taken September 1971, Wakefield Bus Station
268. BHL624K
West Riding's last new Daimler Fleetlines were a batch of Northern Counties bodied examples delivered in 1972. 724, BHL624K, catches the winter sun as it waits in Wakefield bus station in 1981
Photo taken Saturday 25 April 1981, Wakefield Bus Station
269. BHL625K
Seen in the old Wakefield bus station is West Riding 725, BHL625K, a 1972 Daimler Fleetline with Northern Counties bodywork, This batch were the last Daimler Fleetlines bought by West Riding who switched to Bristol VRs thereafter.
Photo taken 1982, Wakefield Bus Station
270. BHL723K
West Riding bought several batches of Daimler Fleetlines prior to moving on to Bristol VRs. The last Fleetlines carried Northern Counties bodywork. Seen here is 723, BHL723K, dating from 1972
Photo taken Friday 14 April 1972, Leeds Central Bus Station
271. JHL856L
A recent comment on cab doors and emergency exits asked when did you last see a bus nose down in a ditch. Well in summer 1973 West Riding Leyland National 356, JHL856L, left the road on the service between Wakefield and Holmfirth and ended up perilously close to what was admittedly a shallow river. I think it's Denby Dale but I'm not sure.
Photo taken Summer 1973, Miller Hill, Denby Dale
272. JHL856L
A second view from the offside of West Riding Leyland National 356, JHL856L, showing that the bus has not quite ended up in the water. It was successfully recovered with surprisingly little damage and went on to have a long life with West Riding and its successors.
Photo taken Summer 1973, Miller Hill, Denby Dale
273. OWW905P
West Riding 761, OWW905P, in the 1977 Queens Silver Jubilee livery.
Photo taken 1977, Wakefield Bus Station
274. RYG396R
West Riding 5, RYG396R, a 1977 Leyland Leopard PSU3D/4R with Duple DP49F bodywork.
Photo taken January 1977