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Delivered in the swansong era of BET Federation single-deckers in July 1974, Midland Red 333, PHA333M, was a Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R with Marshall DP49F body classed as S28, SDP28 from 1980. It transferred to the new East company in September 1981 which became Midland Fox in 1983.
Photo taken Wednesday 20 February 1985, Market Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch
(added 30 August 2016)
Crosville's Machynlleth depot (MH) is time-honoured but the double-decker awaiting return to its home town of Aberystwyth isn't. DVG568, HAL105K, an early Bristol VR Mark 2 with ECW H39/31F body had only been acquired in June 1984 from East Midland, to whom it had served as D105 from November 1971, losing its D prefix in January 1976.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 May 1985, Doll Street Depot, Machynlleth
(added 30 August 2016)
Ribble 1829, TCK829, a Leyland Titan PD3/5 with Metro-Cammell FH41/31F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken 1973, Liverpool, near the Pier Head
(added 30 August 2016)
Eastern National 222, PTW623, a Maudslay Marathon III with Duple FC33F body, new in 1950 with fleet number 4108.
Photo taken 1959/60, Central London?
(added 30 August 2016)
Sutton's, Clacton, OHK612 a Maudslay with Duple C33F body, taken on a day trip to Clacton on the express service from Victoria
Photo taken c.1959/60, Clacton?
(added 30 August 2016)
Eastern National 1123, NVX303, a Leyland PD1A with Roberts L53R body new to City Coach as their LD6 and first registered on 1st January 1949.
Photo taken 1959/60, Brentwood Garage Yard
(added 30 August 2016)

This photo contributed by David Lennard is of David driving Eastbourne Corporation No 87, EJK887F, the Leyland Panther/East Lancs that was shown on the site recently being sent for restoration. This was taken in the summer of 1968 when she was almost brand new.
Photo taken late summer 1968, Eastbourne Pier
(added 26 August 2016)

Western S.M.T. 2218, XS7017, was a Daimler CVG6 with a Northern Counties H30/26R body which had been new to Young's Bus Service, Paisley in 1950 as number 218 and which is seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 24 August 2016)
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross is Western S.M.T. 2203, XS6986, a Daimler CVG6 with a Brockhouse H30/26R body which had been new to Young's Bus Service, Paisley in 1950 as number 203.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 24 August 2016)
Western S.M.T. 2299, XS6561, seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross, was a Guy Arab III with a Guy H30/26R body which had been new to Paisley & District, Paisley in 1949 as number 299.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 24 August 2016)
Western S.M.T. 2181, XS6908, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body new in 1950 had been acquired from Young's Bus Service, Paisley with whom it had been number 181. It was seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 24 August 2016)
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross, is Western S.M.T. 2166, XS6418, a Leyland PD2/1 with a Northern Counties H30/26R body, new in 1948, which had been acquired from Young's Bus Service, Paisley with whom it had been number 166.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 24 August 2016)
West Monmouthshire 13, UWO688, was a Leyland Titan PD2/41 with Willowbrook body new in March 1959 and rightly well-discussed on SCT61.
Photo taken Tuesday 13 April 1971, Tredegar Bus Station
(added 24 August 2016)
Recently displaced on extended tours by new arrivals, classically elegant Northern General 1683, ECN683 enjoys the sun between express, excursion and private hire duties at Bensham depot, adjacent to the head office and central works.
Photo taken Saturday 10 June 1967, Bensham Depot, Gateshead
(added 24 August 2016)
Bedlington & District, Ashington GFY396 was an all-Leyland Titan PD2/3 H30/26R new in May 1950.
Photo taken Tuesday 20 February 1968, North Seaton Colliery
(added 24 August 2016)
With an unidentified owner, YTH1, a Bedford SB1 built in 1961 with Duple Midland B42F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1978, Welsh Marches
(added 24 August 2016)

Graham, Paisley 44, GMJ268, was a Guy Arab III with a Weymann L27/26R body acquired from Charlton, Fourstones in June 1959 and sold in 1963.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 23 August 2016)
Seen in Gauze Street, Paisley Cross is Graham, Paisley 55, FCR197, a Guy Arab III with a Park Royal H30/26R body which had been acquired in 1962 from Southampton where it had been number 107.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 23 August 2016)
Graham, Paisley 58, ACB902, was a Guy Arab III with a Northern Coachbuilders H30/26R body acquired in 1963 from Blackburn where it had been number 74.
Photo taken Wednesday 19 June 1963, Gauze Street, Paisley Cross
(added 23 August 2016)
Southdown 809, RUF209, on the 122 stand at The Overcliffe, Gravesend.
Photo taken late 1964, Overcliffe, Gravesend
(added 23 August 2016)
At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet, former Bournemouth Corporation Guy Arab I (6LW) tow-wagon FRU180. This had started out with a Park Royal H30/26R body, numbered 33 and new in 1943.
Photo taken Autumn 1973, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 23 August 2016)
Three former Ribble vehicles at North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet. 417, FCK849, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 with Saro B44F body, new in 1954 and 1653 & 1634, NCK642 & NCK623, Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1's with Metro Cammell H44/34F bodies, new in 1960.
Photo taken Autumn 1973, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 23 August 2016)
KPR665, new to Herrison Hospital, Dorchester in May 1957, was an Austin 5K/CFE/3 with a Plaxton B40F body. It is seen here in the Seaway car park in Southend with a subsequent owner, Canvey Island Sea Anglers Club.
Photo taken Sunday 17 September 1967, Seaway Car Park, Southend
(added 23 August 2016)
United Counties 301, NV3146, a Tilling-Stevens B39A7 built in 1934 with ECOC B32R bodywork.
Photo taken 1934, Lowestoft
(added 23 August 2016)
United Counties 301, NV3146, interior view of ECOC bodywork from 1934.
Photo taken 1934, Lowestoft
(added 23 August 2016)

Four Routemasters stop for pictures on the Imber Road, which is normally closed off by the MOD since the village of Imber was evacuated in 1943 to become part of the vast MOD Salisbury plain complex. Behind the Routemasters which are, WLT613, 357CLT. CUV344C and 654DYE is a modern LT bus.
Photo taken Saturday 20 August 2016, Imber Road, Salisbury Plain
(added 22 August 2016)
510CLT is a Routemaster with Park Royal body dating from 1963 as RMC1510. It was one of several Routemasters in service at the 2016 Imberbus event, although the only open top one.
Photo taken Saturday 20 August 2016, Gore Cross, Salisbury Plain
(added 22 August 2016)
Identifiable in a line-up of similar is Swindon Corporation 100, PMR100, the third of ten Daimler CVG6s with Park Royal H33/28R bodies new in August 1954.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1970, Corporation Street Depot, Swindon
(added 22 August 2016)
Rare bird Swindon Corporation 82, KHR782, was the second of four Daimler Freeline D650HS with Park Royal B34C body new in January 1954, though delivered the previous month.
Photo taken Saturday 12 September 1970, Corporation Street Depot, Swindon
(added 22 August 2016)
Beneath stormy skies and with road completely devoid of traffic OK, Bishop Auckland UPT958E calls at a stop at St Helen Auckland en route to Woodland via West Auckland. The AEC Reliance 6MU3R was the bus-bodied member of a pair new in June 1967 with Plaxton Highway B55F body.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Dere Street, Tindale Crescent
(added 22 August 2016)

At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet, a trio of former South Wales Transport AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RAs with Park Royal H43/29F bodies. YCY797 had been their 1217 (renumbered 876 in 1970) new in 1961 and had come to North's direct from SWT. XWN161 had been SWT's 1214 new in 1960 and had been exhibited at the 1960 Commercial Motor Show entering service in 1961, but had passed to Yorkshire Woollen as its 156 in 1969.
Photo taken July 1972, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 21 August 2016)
At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet is former Southdown 1105, SUF905, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Beadle C41C body, new in 1957.
Photo taken July 1972, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 21 August 2016)
At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet, former Maidstone & District DH545, 545HKJ, a Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Metro Cammell H44/33F body, new in 1960.
Photo taken Autumn 1973, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 21 August 2016)
Awaiting duties beside its owner's office and Royal Blue agency in Yeovil is Bristol LS5G / ECW B45F new in March 1954, Southern National 1705, OTT59 in downseated form B41F.
Photo taken Saturday 17 April 1971, Middle Street, Yeovil
(added 21 August 2016)
Alexander Midland, Falkirk MPF1, FYS690, seen in the garage at Cumbernauld, was a Leyland RT3/1 Worldmaster with a Glasgow Corporation/Weymann B44F body which had been new as Glasgow LS19 in May 1957 and which had been acquired with the business of Carmichael, Glenboig, where it was numbered LW2, in August 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1970, Cumbernauld Garage
(added 21 August 2016)
Alexander Midland, Falkirk MNL19, DEK41, seen in the garage at Cumbernauld, was an Albion MR11L Aberdonian with a Plaxton C40F body combining the Consort style of windows with the Venturer grille (p.98 "Plaxtons - The Great British Coach Builders" - ISBN 903839 69 5), which had been acquired with the business of Carmichael, Glenboig in August 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 1 August 1970, Cumbernauld Garage
(added 21 August 2016)
Alexander Midland, Falkirk MPD275, WVA809, was acquired with the business of Carmichael, Glenboig in August 1966 and was a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with a Duple Midland Donington C41F body new in April 1960.
Photo taken Monday 3 August 1970, Glasgow
(added 21 August 2016)
Fisher, Bronington HUJ513E looks very much at home, in terms of livery, among Alexander Midland vehicles in Glasgow.
Photo taken Monday 3 August 1970, Glasgow
(added 21 August 2016)
Douglas horse trams 35 and 37, were both built by Milnes in 1894. Note the horse being turned for a well-earned rest or another round trip.
Photo taken Saturday 1 May 1993, Derby Castle Terminus
(added 21 August 2016)
Eastern National Coach 350, 573UVX, seen at the Southend 1985 Bus Rally. It was new with fleet number 536 in 1961, a Bristol MW6G with ECW C43F body.
Photo taken June 1985, Southchurch Park, Southend
(added 21 August 2016)

Wallace Arnold Tours maintained a number of vehicles in the livery of Feather Bros and to us southerners their use seemed to be in-discriminately mixed with vehicles in fleet livery. 5625UB, a Plaxton bodied AEC 'Reliance' with centre-entrance 'Embassy' style body so typical of the fleet at that time was seen on tour at Eastbourne's Central Coach Station
Photo taken Sunday 10 October 1965, Susans Road Central Coach Station, Eastbourne
(added 20 August 2016)
Valliant-Cronshaw of Hendon was the 1965 amalgamation of Valliant of Ealing and Lewis Cronshaw of Hendon, two old established business which had become in common ownership. HCB946 was a 1956 Leyland 'Tiger Cub' PSUC1/2 with Duple 'Britannia' C41C coachwork which emanated from the Cronshaw fleet and still carried their pale cream and maroon livery when seen on the through coach service to Bexhill and Hastings at Eastbourne's Central Coach Station at Easter 1966
Photo taken Friday 8 April 1966, Susans Road Central Coach Station, Eastbourne
(added 20 August 2016)
Frank Harris of Grays, Essex coaches were always to be seen on the South Coast on both express service work and excursion and private hire duties. One year old CVW928B was at Susans Road Central Coach Station, Eastbourne on 28th July 1965. It is a Bedford VAL14 with Harrington 'Legoinnaire I' C52F coachwork
Photo taken Wednesday 28 July 1965, Susans Road Central Coach Station, Eastbourne
(added 20 August 2016)
Williamson, Shrewsbury acquired SNX336 in March 1966 from Ashley, Dawley, who had in turn acquired it from Edwards, Llanrwst in October 1962. This Bedford SBG with a Duple Vega C37F body had been new to Wainfleet, Nuneaton in July 1955 and passed to Edwards in August 1962.
Photo taken early 1971, Barker Street Bus Station, Shrewsbury
(added 20 August 2016)
Photographed here in Shrewsbury with Green (Worthen Motorways), Worthen, whilst displaying the incorrect registration AEP 51 (one of the 5s has fallen off), AEP551 was a Bedford OB with a Duple C29F body which had been new to Mid-Wales Motorways in October 1948.
Photo taken early 1971, Barker Street Bus Station, Shrewsbury
(added 20 August 2016)
Valley Motor Services, Bishop's Castle acquired 3759FH in May 1970 from Glevum, Glloucester. It was a Ford 570E with a Burlingham Seagull 60 C41F body new in 1960 and is seen in Shrewsbury.
Photo taken early 1971, Barker Street Bus Station, Shrewsbury
(added 20 August 2016)
Seen in Shrewsbury was Boulton, Cardington 920HVT. This was a Bedford SB3 with a Plaxton Consort IV C41F body which had been new in July 1959 to Thomson, Trentham, but which was acquired in February 1965 from Corvedale,
Photo taken early 1971, Barker Street Bus Station, Shrewsbury
(added 20 August 2016)
Evans, Minsterley (Minsterley Motor Company) 704RDH, seen in Shrewsbury, had been acquired in March 1967 from Morris, Borehamwood. It was a Bedford SB8 with a Duple Super Vega C41F body, new in January 1962 to Central, Walsall.
Photo taken early 1971, Raven Meadows, Shrewsbury
(added 20 August 2016)

At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet with in the centre former Western National 634, 348EDV, a Bristol SUL4A with ECW B36F body, new in 1961. Withdrawn in 1972 it passed to North's who quickly sold it on to Garforth Comprehensive School (whose name is actually marked on the windscreen here).
Photo taken June 1972, Premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 19 August 2016)
At North's, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet is former York West Yorkshire YSMA11, 863DYG, a Bristol SUL4A with ECW B36F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken July 1972, premises of Norths, the dealer, Sherburn-in-Elmet
(added 19 August 2016)

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