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Reading received ten A.E.C.O661 Regent IIs with Park Royal L24/26R bodies in 1947 and 61, CRD255, is depicted here.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
(added 27 September 2016)
New in 1957, Reading 1, MRD144, was an A.E.C. 6812A Regent III with a Park Royal L27/26RD body.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
(added 27 September 2016)
Reading 9, NDP427, was from the first batch of A.E.C. Reliances to enter ervice with the Corporation. It was of type MU3RV and had a Burlingham B34D body new in 1957.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, St Mary's Butts, Reading
(added 27 September 2016)
Reading 5, NDP423, was the first of five A.E.C. MU3RV Reliances new in 1957 with Burlingham B34D bodies.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Reading
(added 27 September 2016)
Reading 2, MRD145 was an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal L27/26RD body new in January 1957, upseated to L31/26RD in 1973.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Broad Street Terminus, Reading
(added 27 September 2016)
Reading 3, MRD146 was an AEC Regent III 6812A with Park Royal L27/26RD body new as recently as January 1957, upseated to L31/26RD in February 1965.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Reading Station
(added 27 September 2016)
Reading Corporation Transport 32, 32DP has brisk business at a former trolleybus terminus. The Dennis Loline III with East Lancs H38/30F was one of eight new in September 1962 fitted with Gardner 6LX engines.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 September 1971, Northumberland Avenue, Reading
(added 27 September 2016)

Evening sun and long shadows on Maidstone & District 3418, UKE418H a "short" Leyland Leopard PSU4A/4R with Marshall B45F body new in May 1970, probably purchased for OMO/OPO though not with specific sign as such by 1975.
Photo taken Thursday 10 July 1975, Rye Station, East Sussex
(added 26 September 2016)
HUM410 was new in December 1939 and was one of twenty A.E.C. O661 Regents with Roe H31/25R bodies, HUM401-420, new between December 1939 and March 1940 . Originally numbered 115 it became number 4 in the learner fleet in November 1956 and continued as such until October 1963.
Photo taken Monday 21 April 1958, Bramley Garage
(added 26 September 2016)
Leeds City Transport 236, FNW727, is seen, whilst in use on learner duties, in the yard at the rear of Bramley Garage in Henconner Lane.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 1956, Bramley Garage
(added 26 September 2016)
Smith, Wigan HJP161, seen at Blackpool, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama C41F body new in August 1961.
Photo taken Monday 15 April 1963, Blackpool
(added 26 September 2016)
Smith, Wigan 25, FJP501, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama C36F body new in March 1960 and was seen here at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 8 May 1971, Wembley Stadium
(added 26 September 2016)
Seen in Pond Street, Sheffield outside the Bus Station is A. & C. Wigmore, Dinnington GWX159J, a Bedford VAL70 with a Willowbrook B56F body.
Photo taken Friday 13 April 1973, Pond Street, Sheffield
(added 26 September 2016)

Smith, Reading FXT229, was one of four A.E.C. O661 Regents acquired from London Transport in 1956. It had an L.P.T.B. H30/26R body and had been new in 1940 as RT54.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Castle Street, Reading
(added 25 September 2016)
Smith, Reading acquired three 1947 A.E.C. O961 Regent IIIs from Halifax in 1959, two with Roe bodies and ACP410 with a Park Royal H33/26R body.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Castle Street, Reading
(added 25 September 2016)
Smith, Reading GAT69, was acquired from Lloyd, Nuneaton in November 1958. It was a Leyland TD5, new in 1939 as East Yorkshire 383, with an Eastern Coachworks H26/26R body which had been replaced in 1948 with a new Eastern Coachworks H28/26R body and passed to Lloyd 11/56 via P.V.D. (dealer), Dunchurch.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Castle Street, Reading
(added 25 September 2016)
Specially opened up for some SU fans, this two road shed contains BDV252C, a Bristol SUL4A with ECW B36F body acquired in January this year by David Sheppard Junior to go with his SUL coach 270KTA.
Photo taken Sunday 18 September 2016, private site in Devon
(added 25 September 2016)
Jersey Coach Transport (Rover Tours), St. Helier ROVER NINE, J1465, seen in St. Aubins, was a Bedford SB3 with a Duple Bella Vega C41F body and was new in May 1965.
Photo taken Friday 25 May 1973, St. Aubins, Jersey
(added 25 September 2016)
Jersey Coach Transport (Rover Tours), St. Helier ROVER FOUR, J6465, new in March 1965, was a Commer 1500LB with a Rootes 11 seat body seen in St. Helier.
Photo taken Thursday 24 May 1973, Esplanade, St Helier
(added 25 September 2016)
Seen at Gorey is Jersey Coach Transport (Rover Tours), St Helier ROVER TWELVE, J35661, which was a Bedford SB3 with a Duple Bella Vega C41F body, one of two new in May 1966.
Photo taken Friday 25 May 1973, Gorey
(added 25 September 2016)
701-732JHY comprised a batch of Bristol FSF6G/FSF6B with ECW H34/26F bodies new to Bristol Omnibus and subsidiaries in 1960/61. When BOC needed diverted FLFs in 1967, twenty of this shorter model went to Western and Southern National, though at least five returned with Trowbridge depot in January 1970. 1019, 720JHY was the final one numerically on moving to Southern National, a Gardner engined example new as Bristol 6021 in February 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 23 May 1971, Weymouth Quay
(added 25 September 2016)
Irvine (Golden Eagle), Salsburgh HVA868D was an AEC Reliance 2MU4RA with Marshall B45F body new in July 1966, seen leaving Airdrie Bus Station for its home village.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 May 1974, adjacent to Airdrie Bus Station
(added 25 September 2016)

Bedlington & District, Ashington 281DWN was a rare bird, ex South Wales 257 (originally 37), an AEC Regent V 2D3RA with Roe B37F body new in 1963 and withdrawn sometime late in 1972.
Photo taken Thursday 5 April 1973, West Monkseaton Station, Northumberland
(added 24 September 2016)
Seen in Skipton is Simpson (Pennine), Gargrave NWT807, a Leyland PSU1/14 Royal Tiger with a Roe B44F body new in June 1954.
Photo taken Skipton Bus Station
(added 24 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 116, UVA116, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham DP41F body new in June 1959 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B26 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
(added 24 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 109, OVD109, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham DP45F body new in June 1957 had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B20 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
(added 24 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 112, RVD112, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander C41F body new in May 1958 had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B23 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
(added 24 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 106, NVA142, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander B45F body new in May 1956 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B17 but which retained its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
(added 24 September 2016)
Acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B22 but retaining its Baxter livery and fleet, Baxter, Airdrie 111, RVA111, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Burlingham DP45F body new in April 1958.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Water Street, Coatbridge
(added 24 September 2016)

Spotless as it approaches its twentieth birthday without even stains below its diesel filler, Hunter of Seaton Delaval 18, ETY912 leaves Whitley Bay town centre for its home village. The all-Leyland PD2/12 H32/28R was new in December 1951 and gained platform doors at unknown date.
Photo taken Saturday 3 July 1971, junction of Oxford Street & Whitley Road, Whitley Bay
(added 23 September 2016)
With green light for home village, Hunter of Seaton Delaval 23, LJR425 leaves Whitley Bay town centre on the stage service from North Shields. The AEC Reliance MU3RV carries Plaxton Consort C41F body, its new date June 1957 is as amended in news sheet 808.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1975, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay
(added 23 September 2016)
Hunter, Seaton Delaval 30, WTY843J was a Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Roe H43/29D body which replaced Titan 17, DJR681 when new in January 1971.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1975, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay
(added 23 September 2016)
Hunter, Seaton Delaval 31, GNL117L the second order with bus grant contrasted with Atlantean 30 by purchase of the popular combination of Leyland Leopard PSU3B/4R with Plaxton Panorama Elite Express body.
Photo taken Saturday 2 August 1975, Park View, Whitley Bay
(added 23 September 2016)
Newly delivered Yorkshire Traction 633, JHE633E, a Leyland PDR1/2 Atlantean with a Northern Counties H42/33F body, one of twelve new in April 1967, is discussed and admired by staff in Barnsley Bus Station.
Photo taken Monday 3 April 1967, Barnsley Bus Station
(added 23 September 2016)
A rear view of newly delivered Yorkshire Traction 631, JHE631E, a Leyland PDR1/2 Atlantean with a Northern Counties H42/33F body in Barnsley Bus Station, shortly after delivery.
Photo taken Monday 3 April 1967, Barnsley Bus Station
(added 23 September 2016)
Thames Valley 779, NBL736, was a Bristol LDL6G with an Eastern Coachworks H37/33R body new in 1957 and is seen here at Reading Stations. It was fitted with air brakes and had been intended for Southern Vectis.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Reading Stations
(added 23 September 2016)
Thames Valley 818, FMO22 is seen at Reading Stations, In 1950 Thames Valley put into service 546-549, FMO 21-24, Bristol L6Bs with Windover C33F bodies. In October 1958 the bodies were scrapped, the chassis lengthened to 30' and fitted with Gardner 5LW engines before being rebodied with Eastern Coachworks FB39F bodies and being renumbered to 817-820.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Reading Stations
(added 23 September 2016)
Seen at Reading Stations is Thames Valley 819, FMO23. In 1950 Thames Valley put into service 546-549, FMO 21-24, Bristol L6Bs with Windover C33F bodies. In October 1958 the bodies were scrapped, the chassis lengthened to 30' and fitted with Gardner 5LW engines before being rebodied with Eastern Coachworks FB39F bodies and being renumbered to 817-820.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Reading Stations
(added 23 September 2016)
Thames Valley 650, GJB288, a Bristol KSW6B with an Eastern Coachworks L27/28R body new in 1952 is seen in the parking area at Reading Stations.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Parking area, Reading Stations
(added 23 September 2016)

Redline, St. Helier 18, J31016, a Bedford SB3 with a Duple Vega C41F body was seen in St. Helier and had been acquired in May 1963 from Miller, Whitchurch, Bristol. It had been new in 1957 to Rawlings, Ludgershall as TOR578.
Photo taken Thursday 24 May 1973, St Helier
(added 22 September 2016)
Redline, St. Helier 3, J21177, was a Bedford SB5 with a Duple Midland B38F body new in June 1968 and seen in St. Helier.
Photo taken Thursday 24 May 1973, Esplanade, St Helier
(added 22 September 2016)
Redline, St. Helier 20, J22031, was a Bedford SB1 with a Duple Super Vega C41F body seen at Nairmont Point. It had been acquired in May 1964 from Richmond, Barley who had, in turn, acquired it from Trathen, Yelverton to whom it had been new in March 1960 as 219ETA.
Photo taken Friday 25 May 1973, Nairmont Point, Jersey
(added 22 September 2016)
Redline, St. Helier 16, J33361, seen at Jersey Airport was a Ford Transit with a Ford 11 seat body acquired in May 1971 from Davis Bros St. Helier, a Non-P.S.V. Operator.
Photo taken Friday 25 May 1973, Jersey Airport
(added 22 September 2016)
House, Watlington BBW291, was a Bedford OWB with a Duple B32F body new in December 1942. It had been converted to B30F by December 1949, to B26F by December 1950, to B30F by August 1955, to B32F by October 1957 and finally to B26F by 1961.
Photo taken Saturday 22 August 1959, Reading Stations
(added 22 September 2016)

Baxter, Airdrie 34, EVJ807, was an A.E.C O662 Regal with a Massey B35F body. It had been new to Jones, Burley Gate in December 1947, passing to Hadwin, Ulverston before reaching the Baxter fleet.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
(added 21 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 46, LVD218, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander DP41F body new in May 1956 which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B15 but retained its Baxter livery and fleet number.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
(added 21 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 45, LVA624, which had been acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B14 but which retained its Baxter livery and fleet number was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal DP41F body new in May 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
(added 21 September 2016)
Baxter, Airdrie 103, KVA750, was exhibited at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show as a Crossley CMU3RV272 Reliance with a Crossley B44F body and entered service in November 1954.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, Sunnyside Road, Coatbridge
(added 21 September 2016)
Acquired by Scottish Omnibuses in December 1962 with the Baxter business and numbered B13 but retaining its Baxter livery and fleet number whilst also carrying its S.O.L. fleet number, Baxter, Airdrie 104, LVA623, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B45F body new in May 1955.
Photo taken Thursday 20 June 1963, East Canal Street, Coatbridge
(added 21 September 2016)

An almost new WYRCC 1389, VWT678L, a Bristol RELL6G with B53F body, loading up for Scarborough.
Photo taken Saturday 24 March 1973, Vicar Lane Bus Station, Leeds
(added 20 September 2016)

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