SCT '61 Photo Index
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Thamesdown 124, XMW124, a Daimler CVG6 with Roe H37/28R body, new to Swindon in 1961
Photo taken late 1970s, Swindon
(added 2 August 2015)
Thamesdown 126, 126AHR, a Leyland PD2A/24 with Weymann H37/28R body, new to Swindon in 1962
Photo taken late 1970s, Swindon
(added 2 August 2015)
Thamesdown 176, KMW176P, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with ECW H43/31F body new in early 1976.
Photo taken late 1970s, Swindon
(added 2 August 2015)
In spite of its appearance, Wallasey 78 was built by Brush as late as 1920 and was the Corporation's last tram to enter service. It only operated until 1933 when their system closed.
Photo taken Saturday 25 July 2015, Woodside Ferry, Birkenhead
(added 2 August 2015)
GJV34 was a Duple C41F bodied Commer Avenger III T85A in the fleet of R.W. Appleby of Conisholme, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire. It was new in March 1956.
Photo taken Friday 2 April 1971
(added 2 August 2015)
This Plaxton C41F bodied AEC Reliance (2MU3RA 4032) 758BBE was operated by R.W.Appleby of Conisholme, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire. It was new in February 1962.
Photo taken Friday 2 April 1971, Appleby's Depot
(added 2 August 2015)
R.W. Appleby of Conisholme, North Somercotes, Lincolnshire took delivery of Plaxton C50F Bedford VAL70 PFU163G in March 1969.
Photo taken Friday 2 April 1971, Appleby's Depot
(added 2 August 2015)

Glasgow Coronation car 1179 entered service on May 23rd 1938 and was withdrawn on May 29th 1962. In September 1951 it had received motors and bogies from a Liverpool car but these were transferred to 1393 in 1954.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)
Fifty-one Glasgow standard double-bogie cars were built in 1927/8 and car 1126 entered service in December 1928, being withdrawn in December 1960.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)
Glasgow Standard Hex-Dash car 667 was new in June 1923 and was scrapped in September 1959.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)
Glasgow 1336 was one of one hundred Mark II Coronation cars (1293-1392), also known as Cunarders, which entered service between December 1948 and February 1952, with 1336 entering service in May 1950 and being withdrawn in August 1962.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)
Glasgow 1225 was one of the production batch of Coronation cars which were numbered from 1143 to 1292 and which entered service between November 1937 and July 1941.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)
Glasgow 1352 was one of one hundred Mark II Coronation cars (1293-1392), also known as Cunarders, which entered service between December 1948 and February 1952, with 1352 dating from September 1950. It was withdrawn in November 1962
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)
Glasgow 1055 was one of forty-six cars purchased in 1953 from Liverpool where it had been number 869. It entered service in May 1954, was withdrawn in June 1960
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Trongate, Glasgow
(added 1 August 2015)

Fok Lei, Macau, M-10-52 Bristol L5G built in 1947 with Auto Union Body Builders B33D bodywork from 1975. Originally registered JHT863 and new as Bristol C2728.
Photo taken July 1981, Macau
(added 29 July 2015)
Fok Lei, Macau, M-10-71, a Bristol L5G built in 1939 with ECW bodywork converted to B33D. Originally registered CWY982 and new as West Yorkshire RC 152 this was still soldiering on despite being over 40 years old.
Photo taken July 1981, Macau
(added 29 July 2015)
Kwoon Chung Motors, Hong Kong, BG8270, a Bedford SB5 built in 1974 with Autobody Builders Union C39F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1981, Kowloon, Hong Kong
(added 29 July 2015)
Northern Ireland Western Health & Services Board 5866WZ, an Albion Viking VK41L with Potter B42F body, new in February 1969.
Photo taken July 1979, Foyle Street, Derry
(added 29 July 2015)
Former Blackburn Corporation 13, GBV13E, Tiger Cub/East Lancs B45F of 1967, seen here in 2008 on a balmy evening on stand at Valletta bus station, Malta, now registered EBY637. The new regime sidles up behind , the ubiquitous Chinese King Long. These will be in our neighbourhoods soon I'm sure.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 February 2008, Valletta Bus Station, Malta
(added 29 July 2015)

Ribble 1866, ARN866C, an Albion Lowlander with Alexander FH41/31F body new in 1965, with Atlantean RRN418 behind.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Skipton
(added 28 July 2015)
London Country Routemaster RML2439, JJD439D. It's carrying garage plates for HA, Harlow which according to Ian's Bus Stop site would date the photo as 1977.
Photo taken c.1977, The Drive, Warley
(added 28 July 2015)
East Kent AFN771B, an AEC Regent V with Park Royal body from 1964.
Photo taken mid 1970s, Canterbury Bus Station
(added 28 July 2015)
Cardiff 415, 415EBO, an AEC Regent V with East Lancs H33/28R body, new in 1963
Photo taken 1976, Central Bus Station, Cardiff
(added 28 July 2015)
Central S.M.T. L295, CVD495, was a Leyland PD1A with a Northern Counties L27/26R body, one of nine new in 1950, seen in Airdrie.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
(added 28 July 2015)
Scottish Omnibuses HH17, VS3640, seen in Airdrie was a Leyland TD5 with a Leyland L27/26R body which originated with Greenock Motor Services before passing to Western S.M.T. in 1949 and then to Lowland Motorways. It was acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in January 1958 with the Lowland Motorways business.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Airdrie
(added 28 July 2015)
Baxter, Airdrie 57, KVA658, seen in Gartlea Road, Airdrie was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body, one of two new in September 1954.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
(added 28 July 2015)
NVD861 was a Leyland PD2/10 with a Massey L27/28R body which was number 61 in the Baxter, Airdrie fleet and was seen in Gartlea Road, Airdrie. It was one of three new in November 1956.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, Gartlea Road, Airdrie
(added 28 July 2015)

Preserved Gosport & Fareham 'Provincial' 55, EHO228, a 1942 Guy Arab I with Reading H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2015, Anstey Park, Alton
(added 26 July 2015)
Rear view of reserved Gosport & Fareham 'Provincial' 55, EHO228, a 1942 Guy Arab I with Reading H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2015, Anstey Park, Alton
(added 26 July 2015)
Preserved Aldershot & District Loline III, 462, 462EOT, new in 1962 with an Alexander H39/29F body.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2015, Anstey Park, Alton
(added 26 July 2015)
Preserved Eastern Counties RL516, EPW516K, a Bristol RELL new in April 1972.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2015, Anstey Park, Alton
(added 26 July 2015)
Kimberley (South Africa) car 22 semi derelict at Wesselton Junction Stores Sidings near Kimberley. I think the car is one bought in 1914 from J.G.Brill of Pholadelphia when the two system in Kimberly, Victoria Tramways and Kimberley and Alexandersfontein Electric Railway merged to form Kimberley Tramways, run by de Beers. Extensions and further electrification meant more cars were needed
Photo taken September 1968, Kimberley, Cape Province, South Africa
(added 26 July 2015)

Spiers, Henley-on-Thames ONP659 was a Commer Avenger III with a Duple C39F body which was taking part in the 1959 British Coach Rally. It is seen here in Sutherland Street whilst waiting to take up its position at the start line in Victoria Coach Station. It was new to Price, Romsley in May 1955.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)
Spiers, Henley-on-Thames 74EMU was a Commer Avenger II with a Duple C41F body which was new to him in May 1955 and which was taking part in the 1959 British Coach Rally. It is seen here in Sutherland Street whilst waiting to take up its position at the start line in Victoria Coach Station.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)
Yeates Europa C41F bodied A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance XVF800 of Culling, Claxton awaits its turn to join the start line in Victoria Coach Station for the 1959 British Coach Rally. It is seen here in Sutherland Street.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)
Waiting in Sutherland Street was Silver Star, Porton Down 34, SAM47, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with a Harrington Wayfarer V C41F body before starting in the British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)
Delaine, Bourne 44, MCT110, a Yeates Riviera C41F bodied Bedford SBG is seen in Sutherland Street waiting its turn to enter Victoria Coach Station to take part in the British Coach Rally.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)
Bee-Line, West Hartlepool entered GEF277 in the British Coach Rally. Seen here in Sutherland Street prior to taking up its position at the start line in Victoria Coach Station it was a Plaxton Consort IV C41F bodied Bedford SB1. The Rally Marshall seems not to be enjoying the weather.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)
Southdown entered 1845, NUF74, a Duple Ambassador C26C bodied Leyland PSU1/16 Royal Tiger in the British Coach Rally. It is seen here in Sutherland Street before starting its journey from Victoria Coach Station to Brighton. It had been new in 1954 as number 1674 when it seated 41. It was reseated and renumbered in 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 18 April 1959, Sutherland Street, London
(added 25 July 2015)

Crosville (DL)G950, 286HFM, a 1958 Bristol LD6G/ECW H33/27RD, converted into a service vehicle, recovering demic VR DVL336
Photo taken Friday 10 October 1980, West Kirby
(added 24 July 2015)
United L5, WHN705, sits at the terminus at Corner Café in Scarborough. This road is known as Peasholm Gap and the Corner Café building is on the other side of the road.
Photo taken July 1967, Corner Cafe, North Bay, Scarborough
(added 24 July 2015)
Recent comments about Scarborough and its lost attractions: Hope I will be allowed to indulge in a little nostalgia to show the North Bay in 1970 with the corner café turning circle, cliff lift and a United single decker about to depart along the sea front. I climbed up behind the open air swimming pool top get this view.
Photo taken Jul 1970, Scarborough North Bay
(added 24 July 2015)
Already posted as Douglas 35, I took this view on my first visit to Blackpool of LUT Leyland Tiger Cub 622, 953BTF, alongside a Daimler Fleetline/ Northern Counties body ETD945B at Coliseum Bus Station.
Photo taken Thursday 7 July 1966, Colieseum Bus Station, Blackpool
(added 24 July 2015)
CTT773C, a Bedford SB5 with Duple Northern Firefly C41F body, new to Heard, Hartland, Devon in 1965 and seen here at the Bedford Enthusiast's Club gathering after restoration from derelict condition and presented in the current owners livery. It currently has two tables with facing seats reducing the seating to 37.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2015, Vauxhall Motors Sports Club, Ellesmere Port
(added 24 July 2015)
A rear view shot of Bedford SB5 CTT773C with Duple Firefly body, showing the superb signwriting that the current owners have had applied.
Photo taken Sunday 19 July 2015, Vauxhall Motors Sports Club, Ellesmere Port.
(added 24 July 2015)

Glasgow B98, EGA85, was an Albion CX37S new in 1949 with a Croft H30/26R body, one of ten such buses.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, West George Street, Glasgow
(added 22 July 2015)
Glasgow D165, FYS975, was an Alexander H33/28R bodied Daimler CVG6 new in 1957.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
(added 22 July 2015)
Glasgow Daimler CVD6 D46, FYS474, had an Alexander H30/26R body and was new in 1951.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
(added 22 July 2015)
New in 1944, Glasgow Daimler CWA6 DGG919 was numbered 118 and had a Duple H30/26R body. It was rebodied with an East Lancs H30/28R body in May 1954 when it was re-numbered to DR11.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
(added 22 July 2015)
Weymann H32/28R bodywork was carried by Glasgow D86, FYS541, one of forty-nine Daimler CVG6s new in 1955. The fiftieth one in the batch had been exhibited at the Earls Court Show the previous year and was the first 'tin-front' double-decker in the fleet.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1959, St Enoch Square, Glasgow
(added 22 July 2015)

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