SCT '61 Photo Index
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Yorkshire Traction 492, HE6762, a 1935 Leyland Tiger TS7 was rebodied by Weymann in 1950. It is retained by Stagecoach Yorkshire as an event vehicle and wedding bus.
Photo taken Sunday 11 September 2005, Sheffield bus rally
Preserved Yorkshire Traction 726H, AHE163, a 1946 Leyland Titan PD1 with Roe bodywork is seen in a partially restored state in the nineteen nineties.
Photo taken mid 1990s, Halifax
Former Yorkshire Traction 770, AHE792, in use (along with former Crosville Bristol K FFM532) as a builder's site hut (M&N Builders, Portmadoc) at Portmadoc. AHE792 was a 1947 vintage Leyland PS1 with a Roe B32F body.
Photo taken c.1970, Portmadoc
Yorkshire Traction 853, CHE345, was a Dennis Lancet III with Brush B32F body of 1950.
Photo taken 1960, Pond Street bus station, Sheffield
Yorkshire Traction 868, CHE360, Dennis Lancet III with Brush B32F body, one of thirty Lancets delivered in 1950, 24 as buses and 6 as coaches.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1959, Barnsley Bus Station
United Services operated a route from Wakefield to Hemsworth and Doncaster, providing a valuable service to the local mining communities. It was a joint operation by three local operators, being Bingleys, Cooper Brothers and Everetts. CHE 614 was former Yorkshire Traction (883), a Leyland PD2/1 with a Roe L27/26R body dating from 1950 and acquired by Everetts in 1962.
Photo taken 1965, Wakefield bus station
Stevensons of Uttoxeter EHE160 in use as a tree lopper and store, a former Yorkshire Traction Leyland Royal Tiger with Roe bodywork, fleet number 959, one of six bought in 1952.
Photo taken 1976, Uttoxeter
Yorkshire Traction 974, EHE921, was the first of three Windover Kingsway C39R bodied Leyland Royal Tigers new in 1953 and seen here in Wellington Street coach station in Leeds.
Photo taken Saturday 8 September 1956, Wellington Street coach station, Leeds
Yorkshire Traction 699, EHE932, a Leyland PD2/1 with Northern Counties lowbridge body.
Photo taken 1968, King Street, Leeds
Yorkshire Traction 1000, EHE947, was a Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/13 with Willowbrook B42F body new in 1953.
Photo taken 1965, Barnsley
Yorkshire Traction 137, HHE200, was a Plaxton Venturer III C41F bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub new in April 1955 and acquired from Roberts, Barnsley in August 1962.
Photo taken Sunday 3 January 1965, Huntingdon Street Bus Station, Nottingham
Starting life in 1947 as Yorkshire Traction 731, registered AHE 462, this Leyland PS1 was rebuilt in 1955 and rebodied with a Roe H33/26R body to become Yorkshire Traction 1039, registered HHE320. It was withdrawn in 1965 and passed via North (dealer), Leeds to Simpson, Rosehearty in June 1965.
Photo taken Thursday 30 July 1970, Fraserburgh
Yorkshire Traction 1178, SHE166, a 1961 Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with MCW body.
Photo taken 2001, Sheffield
Yorkshire Traction 389, WVH230, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1962 with Willowbrook B54F bodywork. This had been new as 101 with County Motors of Lepton.
Photo taken July 1974, Barnsley
Yorkshire Traction 1219, XHE219, a 1962 Leyland PD3A/1 with Northern Counties H73F body, later renumbered 712.
Photo taken 1975, Yorkshire Traction Barnsley bus garage
Yorkshire Traction 343, XHE230, a 1962 Leopard with Willowbrook body, the first 36' Leopard bought by Tracky.
Photo taken c.1977, Wombwell Depot
Yorkshire Traction 1231, XHE231, a Leyland Leopard with Willowbrook C47F body, new in 1962 and alongside North Western 149, AJA149B, another Leyland Leopard but this time an Alexander C49F body.
Photo taken Tuesday 11 August 1964, Victoria Coach Station
Yorkshire Traction 794, YHE243, was a Leyland Tiger PS2/3 which was rebuilt in 1963 as a double decker. A neat Northern Counties front entrance body was fitted.
Photo taken 1974, Barnsley bus station
A line up of withdrawn Yorkshire Traction PD3A's with Northern Counties bodies. Nearest the camera is 729, 3282HE new in 1964 as fleet no. 1282. When new these buses had much bigger destination displays.
Photo taken c.1977, Barnsley
Yorkshire Traction 745, AVH635B, a 1964 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with front entrance Roe bodywork. This bus came to Yorkshire Traction in 1968 from the County Motors of Huddersfield fleet when it was absorbed by YTC.
Photo taken 1970, Wakefield Bus Station
Yorkshire Traction 386, CHE297C, a 1965 Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R with Willowbrook bodywork in dual purpose livery. At some point this bus had a modified front dash fitted. When delivered the bus was 1297 in the YTC fleet.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, Meadowhall Sheffield
Yorkshire Traction 5, CHE304C, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1965 with Plaxton Panorama 1 C49F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1972, Thirsk Racecourse
Yorkshire Traction 737, CHE308C, a Leyland PD3A/1 with Roe H41/32F body (on Park Royal frames) new in May 1965 as fleet number 1308.
Photo taken April 1975, Barnsley Bus Garage
Despite being an early user of Leyland Atlanteans, Yorkshire Traction continued to buy batches of Leyland Titans. The last carrying Roe bodywork based on Park Royal frames were delivered in 1965. Seen here on the long service via Wakefield and Barnsley to Sheffield is 738, CHE309C.
Photo taken Thursday 14 June 1973, Leeds bus station
Yorkshire Traction 743, CHE314C, a 1965 Leyland Titan PD3A/1 with Roe bodywork Originally numbered 1314 when new 743 was one of the last batch of front engined double deckers bought by Yorkshire Traction and the only PD3s with Roe bodywork apart from a pair originally owned by County Motors which YTC accquired when they took over that company in 1969.
Photo taken 1972
Yorkshire Traction operated a number of services in the Doncaster area in the days prior to deregulation. Seen amid the sixties brutalism of Doncaster north bus station is 319, FHE319D, a 1966 Leyland Leopard PSU3/3RT with BET style Weymann bodywork.
Photo taken 1974, Doncaster
The remains of Yorkshire Traction Leyland Leopards 398, GVH214D, and 368, CHE300C.
Photo taken c.1977, Barnsley
Yorkshire Traction 20, KWW109D, a 1966 Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R with Duple bodywork. This coach was originally 109 in the Mexborough & Swinton fleet which was absorbed by Yorkshire Traction in 1969.
Photo taken 1974, Leeds Bus Station
This Leyland Titan PD3 with Northern Counties bodywork was new to Southdown as their 363 HCD363E in 1967. It is seen in use as a driver trainer with Yorkshire Traction
Photo taken Tuesday 10 June 1980, Huddersfield
Malta EBY479, a Leyland Leopard PSU4/4R built in 1968 with Marshall B45F bodywork.
Photo taken Tuesday 17 May 2011, Valletta
Yorkshire Traction built up a fleet of Alexander bodied Leyland Leopards for express services. Seen in Leeds is 226, RHE226G, a 1969 example seen wearing NBC local coach livery.
Photo taken Sunday 16 March 1975, Leeds Bus Station
Yorkshire Tracton 749, RHE449G, a 1969 Willowbrook H44/31F bodied Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 on the long Leeds-Wakefield-Barnsley-Sheffield service 67. The bus, one of four diverted from Devon General is being followed out of Wakefield Bus Station by sister vehicle 750 both still in Devon General livery.
Photo taken 1969, Wakefield Bus Station
Yorkshire Traction 750, RHE450G, a 1969 Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Willowbrook body. This was one of batch of 4 such buses that were diverted from a Devon General order and delivered in Devon General colours.
Photo taken Monday 15 October 1979, Barnsley
In 1969 Yorkshire Traction received a quartet of Willowbrook bodied Leyland Atlanteans that were part of an order for Devon General. They were delivered in Devon General livery and placed in service in that condition by Yorkshire Traction. 750, RHE450G, leaves Leeds on the long distance Wakefield - Barnsley- Sheffield service some months after entering service.
Photo taken Saturday 19 July 1969, St Peters Street Leeds
Yorkshire Traction 750, RHE450G, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 built in 1969 with Willowbrook H44/31F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Bradford
Yorkshire Traction 750, RHE450G, was one of four Leyland PDR1A/1s with Willowbrook H44/31F bodies which had been diverted from Devon General in March 1969. They had been intended to be Devon General 542-5, OTT542-5G and ran initially in Devon General livery before being repainted in 1970/1 into Yorkshire Traction livery.
Photo taken Tuesday 15 April 1969, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
Preserved Yorkshire Traction 352, WHE352J, Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R with Willowbrook bodywork new in 1970.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2007, Meadowhall, Sheffield
Yorkshire Traction 752, XHE752J, a 1971 Daimler Fleetline with Park Royal body. 752 one of a trio of similar vehicles that YTC received as a result of the ending of the Sheffield-British Rail JOC agreement.
Photo taken 1974
Yorkshire Traction 529, CHE529K, leaving Halifax old bus station on the erstwhile express X68 service, to Sheffield. 529 was a Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R with Marshall body new in 1971/2.
Photo taken Summer 1972, Halifax old bus station
Yorkshire Traction 234, YHE234J, a 1971 Leyland Leopard with Alexander Y type body. When photographed in Barnsley in 1979 the bus was sporting a modified front dash panal which radically altered its appearance.
Photo taken Monday 15 October 1979, Barnsley bus station