SCT '61 Photo Index
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2216, BP9307, an early National Bus on the Chelmsford to Maldon route. It was an AEC YC with Dodson O28/26RO body, originally with National Omnibus and transferred to Eastern National when it was formed in 1930. It had been new as a lorry in 1922 but was purchased by National at the start of 1925 and fitted with a bus body later that year. It was withdrawn in 1932. (added 7 February 2016)
2312, TW4055, Len's Charabanc in the 1920s, a Guy BK with London Lorries C25D body, new to National in June 1926, passing to Eastern National on its formation in 1930. It was withdrawn in 1934 and sold as a goods vehicle.
Photo taken 1920s
(added 7 February 2016)
Second view of 2312, TW4055, Len's Charabanc in the 1920s, a Guy BK with London Lorries C25D body, new to National in June 1926, passing to Eastern National on its formation in 1930. It was withdrawn in 1934.
Photo taken 1920s
(added 7 February 2016)
A second view of Len Brown in front of Leyland Lion 2609 at the Rodney Public House. VW6010 was a PLSC3 with Beadle B31R body, new to National in July 1928, passing to Eastern National on its formation in 1930. It had been withdrawn by September 1943, the body sold the following year and the chassis dismantled in 1945.
Photo taken 1920s
(added 7 February 2016)
Two of Len's workmates pose in front of brand new Leyland Titan 2847, VW8822, a TD1 with Leyland L24/24RO body, new to National in March 1929 and passing to Eastern National when it was formed the following year.
Photo taken 1929
(added 7 February 2016)
Len and a group of workmates pose in front of brand new Leyland Titan 2847, VW8822, a TD1 with Leyland L24/24RO body, new to National in March 1929 and passing to Eastern National when it was formed the following year.
Photo taken 1929
(added 7 February 2016)
Norman Denny and another workmate at the National. The registration appears to be VW470, further details not known.
Photo taken Chelmsford
(added 7 February 2016)
The original bus station at Chelmsford, pre 1929 rebuild.
Photo taken 1920s, Chelmsford
(added 7 February 2016)

City of Oxford L184, WJO184, was the middle bus of a trio of AEC Regent V MD3RVs with Park Royal L30/26R or L30/26RD bodies new in 1955 or 1956, the continued use of exposed radiator was quite unusual. It's seen during an enthusiast tour at Frosterley after sale to Pinnington of Crook, Co Durham.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1970, Frosterley Inn, Front Street, Frosterley, Co Durham
(added 3 February 2016)
GGPTE LA673, HGD879L, returns to Parkhead Garage after working a football special for Hampden Park.
Photo taken May 1976, Kings Park Drive, Glasgow
(added 3 February 2016)
Douglas horse tram "2" plods its way along the sea front passing the beautifully restored clock tower. Note the crossover for short workings?!
Photo taken Tuesday 29 June 1993, Douglas Promenade
(added 3 February 2016)
A "Horses eye" view of the Promenade at Douglas with an enclosed toast rack heading towards Victoria Pier. The "keep left" sign on the dash must be a I O M "thing"
Photo taken Thursday 1 July 1993, Douglas Promenade
(added 3 February 2016)
SELNEC Southern 5434, 334TF, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built 1963 with Roe H37/28R bodywork. This had been new as Ashton under Lyne 34.
Photo taken April 1973, Ashton under Lyne bus station
(added 3 February 2016)
SELNEC Southern 5688, 88ETU, aLeyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1958 with Northern Counties H36/28R bodywork. This had been new as SHMD 88.
Photo taken April 1973, Tame Street, Stalybridge
(added 3 February 2016)
West Midlands PTE 3862, NOV862G, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1969 with Park Royal H43/29D bodywork. This had been new to Birmingham.
Photo taken April 1977, Bull Street, Birmingham
(added 3 February 2016)
Western SMT AD1688, RCS386, a Leyland Titan PD3A/3 built in 1961 with Northern Counties L35/32RD bodywork.
Photo taken June 1971, Girvan?
(added 3 February 2016)
Hardwick's Services, Scarborough, TWE22F, an A E C Swift 2P2R built in 1968 with Park Royal B47D+24 bodywork. This had been new as Sheffield 22 and was one of several operated by the WA subsidiary in the Scarborough area.
Photo taken May 1972, Westwood, Scarborough
(added 3 February 2016)

Originally carrying a Brush H30/26R body when new in 1945 West Bromwich 123, BEA723, was rebodied in 1953 with an Alexander H30/26R body. It was a Daimler CWA6 and is seen at the Oak Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
West Bromwich 139, CEA739, seen at the Oak Lane garage, was a Daimler CVD6 with a Metro Cammell H30/26R body new in 1948.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
DEA546, new in 1948, was number 146 in the West Bromwich fleet and was a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro Cammell H30/26R body, one of ten new that year, although the last four did not enter service until 1949. It is seen at the Oak Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
Weymann H30/26R bodywork is carried by West Bromwich 165, GEA165, one of twenty Daimler CVG6s new in 1952 which is seen at the Oak Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
New in 1952 with a Weymann H30/26R body, West Bromwich 167, GEA167, was a Daimler CVG6 and is seen at the Oak Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
New in 1957, PEA195, West Bromwich 195. was one of twelve Daimler CVG6s with Willowbrook H34/26R bodies and is seen here at Oak Lane Garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
West Bromwich 200, SEA200, was one of twelve Daimler CVG6s with Metro Cammell H37/26R bodies new in 1957 which is seen at the Oak Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
Seen at the Oak Lane garage is West Bromwich 208, SEA208, one of twelve Daimler CVG6s with Metro Cammell H37/26R bodies new in 1957.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)
The M.O.T. Testing Station sign at the Oak Lane garage is prominent in this view of West Bromwich 224, YEA224, one of six Daimler CVG6-30s with Metro Cammell H41/32R bodies delivered in 1959 following a batch of six the previous year.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 2 February 2016)

Laycock's RKU221, was an A.E.C. 6821A Regal III new in April 1959 with a Plaxton Highway FB39F body to Albert Eric Gillard, Normanton. In September 1960 it passed to Rhind, Wakefield and in August 1962 it became Laycock, Barnoldswick 66. It is seen here in Blackpool.
Photo taken Monday 15 April 1963, Blackpool
(added 1 February 2016)
New to Brian Gillard, Normanton in October 1958, RKU220 was an A.E.C. 6821A Regal III with a Plaxton Highway FB39F body. It passed to Rhind, Wakefield in September 1960 and to Ward, Robin Hood, with whom it is seen here, at an unrecorded date and then to Deiniolen Motors Deiniolen, in January 1964. This shot was taken in Wakefield by the side of the Bus Station and it is still carrying Rhind's fleetname.
Photo taken Friday 30 August 1963, Wakefield Bus Station
(added 1 February 2016)
Seen in Morecambe is 53JPT an A.E.C. 2MU3RA Reliance with an early Plaxton Panorama C41F body of Bisset, Ryton (Primrose Coaches) which had been new in June 1960 to Graham Bros, Winlaton Mill. Bisset and Graham Bros traded jointly as Primrose Coaches in earlier days.
Photo taken Saturday 8 August 1970, Morecambe
(added 1 February 2016)
Seen at the Wigan Athletic F.C. ground at Springfield Park, Wigan is Bostock, Congleton 1, PMA596L, a Bedford VAS5 with a Plaxton Panorama IV C29F body which is about to commence the road section of the National Coach Rally which will take it to Blackpool for the driving tests and the Concours d'Elegance.
Photo taken Saturday 7 April 1973, Springfield Park, Wigan
(added 1 February 2016)
Manx Electric Railway van 12 behind a Winter Saloon arriving at Derby Castle with the 'Mail Car' and being met by the GPO van The horse tram terminus and car shed in the upper centre with the overall roof. MER booking office up left.
Photo taken July 1964, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
(added 1 February 2016)
Douglas Corporation Horse Tram No.47 at Derby Castle, showing overall roof and MER train on right. The tram will have to go forward to get onto the departure track, but some passengers seem to have boarded for the return journey.
Photo taken Whitsuntide 1960, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
(added 1 February 2016)

Prototype Leyland Atlantean XTC684
Photo taken Monday 1 April 2013, North West Museum of Road Transport, St Helens
(added 31 January 2016)
Rear view of prototype Leyland Atlantean XTC684
Photo taken Monday 1 April 2013, North West Museum of Road Transport, St Helens
(added 31 January 2016)
Rear platform of prototype Leyland Atlantean XTC684
Photo taken Monday 1 April 2013, North West Museum of Road Transport, St Helens
(added 31 January 2016)
Interor view of prototype Leyland Atlantean XTC684
Photo taken Monday 1 April 2013, North West Museum of Road Transport, St Helens
(added 31 January 2016)
Douglas Corporation horse tram no.33 and others at Derby Castle with a corporation bus on the promenade route, the road sweeper to keep the tracks clean and a MER train. This gives an idea of activity on the now threatened horse tramway
Photo taken July 1964, Derby Castle, Douglas, Isle of Man
(added 31 January 2016)
Ribble 930, FCK430, the fifth of fifteen Leyland Royal Tiger PSU1/16s with Burlingham Seagull C41C body new in 1953, one of England's finest seen in the parking area at Carlisle Ribble Bus Station, Lowther Street on St George's Day, 1966.
Photo taken Saturday 23 April 1966, Carlisle Ribble Bus Station, Lowther Street
(added 31 January 2016)
Sunderland District 299, 9BPT, the sole Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Duple Midland Donnington C41F body new in 1958, seen at the Sunderland, Laurel Grove terminus of town service 38.
Photo taken Tuesday 4 August 1970, Laurel Grove, Sunderland
(added 31 January 2016)

MLL740 arriving at Weybridge whilst operating the courtesy service between Weybridge Station and Cobham Bus Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1978, Weybridge
(added 28 January 2016)
A rear view of ex-Ipswich 8, BPV8, an A.E.C. 9822E Regal IV with a Park Royal B42D body new in August 1953 seen in the station car park at Weybridge.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1978, Weybridge Station
(added 28 January 2016)
Bickers, Coddenham 750DCD was a Leyland L2T Leopard with a Harrington C28F body, one of the hybrid bodies produced by Harrington, being a Grenadier body with a Cavalier lower front panel, seen at Weybridge Station car park. It had been new as Southdown 1750 in October 1963.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1978, Weybridge Station
(added 28 January 2016)
Operating the courtesy service between Weybridge Station and Cobham Bus Museum was MLL740, an A.E.C. Regal IV with a Park Royal RDP37C body new to British Overseas Airways Corporation in February 1953 as 1095. In April 1971 it was renumbered to C095 and in June 1973 it passed to London Bus Preservation Group, Cobham. By 1975 it had passed to A. Allmey, Slough for continued preservation and later moved to Old Windsor.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1978
(added 28 January 2016)
XTC684 the Leyland LFDD with Metro-Cammell H37/24RD body seen together with the fifth Leyland B15 prototype, BCK706R, new in June 1977 with a Park Royal H44/27D body at Cobham Bus Museum.
Photo taken Sunday 2 April 1978, Cobham Bus Museum
(added 28 January 2016)

United Counties 522, NBD921, a Bristol LD5G with ECW H33/27RD body new in February 1957, seen at Bletchley Station on route 160 to Bedford.
Photo taken Thursday 9 December 1971, Bletchley Station
(added 27 January 2016)
United RE68, SHN768F, a Bristol RELH6G with ECW C43F body new in April 1968, seen in the snowy Newcastle Jesmond depot yard on 15 February 1970 after renumbering 1268 in January 1969 when computerised detail was introduced.
Photo taken Sunday 15 February 1970, Newcastle Jesmond Depot Yard
(added 27 January 2016)
NN 22?? believed to be a Leyland with a Leyland body but not proven. The South Normanton Bus Co were in existence by 1921 and were taken over by Midland General Bus Co in July 1925. The MGO records show 5 vehicles being taken over but NN 22?? was not one of them. (added 27 January 2016)
A Commer bus at Lovers Leap pub in Derbyshire but can any one name the operater or know the registration number.
Photo taken Lovers Leap
(added 27 January 2016)
With a Jensen B38F body, West Bromwich 107, BEA37, was a Daimler COG6, one of two new in 1940. After withdrawal in 1958 it was rebuilt as a handicapped persons bus, with a hydraulic lift at the rear and entered service as such in July 1959 with West Bromwich Corporation Welfare Services as seen in this view taken at Oak Lane garage.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, Oak Lane Garage, West Bromwich
(added 27 January 2016)
Featuring a cut-away rear entrance, typical of some Scottish buses, is West Bromwich 156, FEA156, a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro Cammell B38R body seen at the Oak Lane garage. 156 has been preserved.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1964, West Bromwich
(added 27 January 2016)

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