SCT '61 Photo Index
Burwell & District
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1. CVE551
Seen in King Charles Street, Leeds opposite the King Charles Model Centre is CVE551, a Leyland SKPZ2 Cub with a Harrington C26F body in the fleet of Cawthorne (Majestic Motors), Barugh.
Photo taken Saturday 30 July 1955, King Charles Street, Leeds
2. JXC189
Ex London Transport RT1426, JXC189, and RT1442, JXC205, seen here with Burwell & District
Photo taken Saturday 16 July 1960, Cambridge
3. JXC189
JXC189 was the first of two A.E.C. 0961 Regent IIIs with Cravens H30/26R bodies, acquired by Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (t/a Burwell & District), Burwell from London Transport Executive in June 1956, having been new in 1949 and was seen in Drummer Street Bus Station in Cambridge.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 1962, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
4. KGU142
Of the many former London Transport vehicles to find useful employment with operators all over Britain was AEC Regent III RT2213, KGU142, of 1949. The addition of platform doors to the Park Royal body is an interesting modification. It was purchased by Burwell & District in July 1970.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
5. NLE827
Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (Burwell & District), Burwell NLE827 was an A.E.C. 0961 Regent III new to the London Transport Executive as RT3720 in 1953 with a Weymann H30/26R body. It was acquired in January 1971 from London Country, Reigate and was fitted with platform doors to become H30/26RD, as seen here.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, High Street, Burwell
6. NVE1
A rear view of NVE1, a Willowbrook C41C bodied Daimler D650HS Freeline, new in 1954, in the fleet of Mansfield, Burling & Welsh, Burwell (t/a Burwell & District).
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 1966
7. PHP220
PHP220 a Daimler CVG6 with a Northern Counties H33/28R body was new in 1954 as a Daimler demonstrator. In March 1956 it passed to Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (t/a Burwell & District), Burwell.
Photo taken Sunday 5 July 1959, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
8. NVE1
Burwell & District Motor Services of Burwell, Cambridgeshire had three Daimler Freelines. NVE1 was a D650HS model & was new in March 1955 with this rather stubby looking Willowbrook C41C coachwork.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
9. PHP220
Another former demonstrator in the fleet of Burwell & District Motor Services was Daimler CVG6 PHP220. The Northern Counties H33/28R body was built in 1955 and the bus passed to Burwell in March 1956.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
10. 346BUP
346BUP was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with an early Plaxton Panorama C41F body which was new in January 1959 to Gardiner, Spennymoor. It passed to General, Chester-le-Street in September 1960 and to Mansfield, Welch & Burling (t/a Burwell & District), Burwell, with whom it is seen here at Ascot, in April 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 23 June 1962, Ascot
11. UVE101
To add to recent excellent Burwell & District photographs, here is UVE101 at the Little Eversden terminus awaiting return leg of route 3 to Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge. It was a rare combination of late Daimler Freeline D650H/S and early Plaxton Panorama C41F body which served purely the Burwell company for just over fifteen years from June 1959.
Photo taken Saturday 15 April 1972, Little Eversden, Cambridgeshire
12. UVE101
UVE101, a Daimler D650HS Freeline in the fleet of Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (Burwell & District), Burwell, had a Plaxton Panorama C41F body and was new in June 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, High Street, Burwell
13. UVE101
New in June 1959, this Burwell and District Daimler Freeline D650H/S reg no. UVE101 was taken from the front nearside seat of an ENOC Bristol K on service 105 from Colchester to Walton in August 1959.
Photo taken Friday 7 August 1959, at the junction with The Street, Weeley, Essex
14. HHF10
In the summer of 1976 or 1977, the sole Atlantean owned by Burwell & District - ex Wallasey Metro-Cammell bodied HHF10 looks out from the their garage in the village as ex Leicester AEC Renown/East Lancs FJF43D receives attention requiring the use of a stepladder. Peering out of the gloom in the garage is ex SWT AEC Regent V/Willowbrook YCY803.
Photo taken Summer 1976, Burwell Garage
15. 7552MX
Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator, about to be overtaken by Premier Travel 323NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford 323.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
16. 7552MX
From right to left: Premier Travel, Cambridge 322NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford's 322; Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator; partly visible is Eastern Counties LM621, ENG121C, a Bristol MW5G with ECW B45F body new in 1965.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
17. 932BCE
Seen at the North Weald Rally is 932BCE which was an A.E.C 2U3RA Reliance with a Plaxton Highway DP47F body new in June 1962 to Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (Burwell & District), Burwell.
Photo taken North Weald
18. 7552MX
An April Fools Day 1971 visit to Cambridgeshire independent Burwell & District Motor Services revealed some interesting vehicles. 7552MX is a former AEC demonstrator AEC Renown/ Park Royal H39/32F new in 1963 and acquired by Burwell in September 1965.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
19. 9DER
Resting in Burwell near the garage between trips to Cambridge is 9DER, Burwell & District's first Fleetline. new to them in August 1963.
Photo taken Summer 1976, Burwell
20. 9DER
Taken in the last week of operation at Burwell & District, this view shows the office/house as well as Daimler Fleetline 9DER. The BP sign on the wall is a clue that a filling station is masked by the bus. 9DER was new in August 1963 with a Willowbrook H42/31F body.
Photo taken 1979, Burwell
21. 9DER
9DER of Burwell & District Motor Services is a Willowbrook H42/31F bodied Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX new in August 1963.
Photo taken Thursday 1 April 1971, Depot, Burwell
22. DEB484C
Burwell & District DEB484C was a Daimler CRG6LX with Willowbrook H44/32F bodywork which was new in November 1965.
Photo taken c.1978, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
23. RJE501J
Bedford YRQ RJE501J had a Willowbrook DP45F body and was new to Mansfield, Burling & Welsh (Burwell & District), Burwell in July 1971.
Photo taken Sunday 5 September 1971, High Street, Burwell