SCT '61 Photo Index
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Midland General 133, 132 & 131, 370RNN, 1383R & 1382R, Bristol MW6Gs with ECW C39F bodies new in 1963.
Photo taken April 1973
(added 3 June 2020)
Midland General 140, DNU13C, and 136, BNN102C, Bristol MW6Gs with ECW DP43F bodies, new in 1965.
Photo taken April 1973, Midland General/Mansfield District depot, Sutton Road, Mansfield
(added 3 June 2020)

WER633, a 1960 Bedford SB3 with Duple C41F bodywork, originally with Harris of Cambridge, and SHE924, a 1960 Bedford SB1 with Plaxton C41F bodywork originally Fell of Barnsley.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 August 1973, Menai Bridge Station
(added 2 June 2020)
397BLY, a 1961 Bedford SB8 with Harrington C41F bodywork originally owned by the Orange part of the Ewer group.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 August 1973, Menai Bridge Station
(added 2 June 2020)
Welshways 509HTW, a former Eastern National Bristol Lodekka with ECW H33/27R bodywork new in 1956 as ENOC 1508, later renumbered 2477.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 August 1973, Menai Bridge Station
(added 2 June 2020)
Welshways CWG204 a 1950 Leyland PS1 with Alexander C35F bodywork, formerly Alexander Northern NPA162.
Photo taken Monday 27 August 1973, Menai Bridge Station
(added 2 June 2020)
A general view of the Welshways premises at Menai Bridge. Vehicles present include 397BLY a former Ewer Group Bedford SB8/Harrington (see higher res photo and here), OAH754 a former Eastern Counties LS coach, and ORM139, a former Cumberland Bristol LD.
Photo taken Wednesday 22 August 1973, Menai Bridge Station
(added 2 June 2020)
Blackpool 515, HFR515E, was a Leyland PD3A/1 with an MCW H41/30R body.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1968, Lytham Road, Blackpool
(added 2 June 2020)
Blackpool 528, LFR528F, was a Leyland PD3A/1 with an MCW H41/30R body, although recorded in the P.S.V. Circle Blackpool Fleet History as PD3/11.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1968, Lytham Square
(added 2 June 2020)
Blackpool 538, LFR538G, was a Leyland PD3A/1 with an MCW H41/30R body, although recorded in the P.S.V. Circle Blackpool Fleet History as PD3/11.
Photo taken Tuesday 27 August 1968, Lytham Square
(added 2 June 2020)

The recent demise of the Shearings operation brought to mind this picture I took on the forecourt of the Esplanade Hotel at Paignton on 13 August 1975. This was one of the hotels owned by the Blundell Group purchased by Wilf and Hilda Blundell in 1972 and used for their all inclusive coach tours from the north west of England.
Photo taken Wednesday 13 August 1975, Esplanade Hotel, The Esplanade, Paignton
(added 31 May 2020)
Leeds overhead tower car No.1 at the Middleton Railway site but cannot recall the exact location.
Photo taken 1961
(added 31 May 2020)
Darwen 34, YTD289D, a Leyland PD2A/27, had an East Lancs H37/28F body and passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Darwen Circus
(added 31 May 2020)
Darwen 41, JTF219F, a Leyland PD2/47, had an East Lancs H37/28F body and passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Market Street, Darwen
(added 31 May 2020)
Darwen 36, ETF484F, a Leyland PD2A/27, had an East Lancs H37/28F body and passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Market Street, Darwen
(added 31 May 2020)
Darwen 29, MTJ967C, was the first of three Leyland PD3A/1s with East Lancs H41/31F bodies. It passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Darwen Circus
(added 31 May 2020)

Still in Haslingden livery is 17, FTF732B, which was a Leyland L1 Leopard with an East Lancs B44F body new in 1964. It had passed to Rossendale Joint Transport Committee on 1st April 1968.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968
(added 28 May 2020)
Ramsbottom 3, 9459TE, new in 1963, was a Leyland PD2A/30 with an East Lancs H35/28F body.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 28 May 2020)
Ramsbottom 4, LTD232C, was a Leyland PD3A/1 with an East Lancs H41/32F body.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 28 May 2020)
Darwen 24, 461GTD, was a Leyland PD2/31 with an East Lancs H31/28RD body new in 1959. It passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Market Street, Darwen
(added 28 May 2020)
Darwen 26, 463GTD, was a Leyland PD2/31 with an East Lancs H31/28RD body new in 1959. It passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Darwen Circus
(added 28 May 2020)

Here's an update for you on HUF303 a Leyland PS1/1 dating from 1948 and new to Southdown as their 1303. It has a Park Royal C32R body and it's now part of the Roger Burdett collection.
Photo taken Sunday 24 May 2020, private site near Coventry
(added 27 May 2020)
My first attempt at uploading a photo in the way of a question to the SCTí61 gurus..., I discovered this long-forgotten shot whilst going through the family photos recently during the current lockdown.
Photo taken Dec 1983/Jan 1984, Manger Street,Bethlelem
(added 27 May 2020)
Graham, Paisley 74, CXS557D, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline with an Alexander 'A' H44/34F body seen in Paisley.
Photo taken Tuesday 4 August 1970, High Street, Paisley
(added 27 May 2020)
Steele, Stevenston (A1 Service, Ardrossan), YCS465 was a Leyland PD2A/30 with a Roe H37/28RD body, new in May 1964, and was seen in Vernon Street, Saltcoats.
Photo taken Wednesday 5 August 1970, Vernon Street, Saltcoats
(added 27 May 2020)
Hill, Stevenston (A1 Service, Ardrossan) WCS195, a Strachans H35/28RD bodied A.E.C. 2D2RA Regent V, new in August 1963, was seen at Harrogate.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1979, Harrogate
(added 27 May 2020)
A1 Service, (Ardrossan) 245AJF was a Leyland PD3A/1 with a Metro-Cammell H41/33R body, new to Leicester in 1961.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1979
(added 27 May 2020)
Seen arriving at the rally in Hillingdon is preserved Alexander, Falkirk RB245, RMS677, a Leyland PD3/3C with an Alexander L35/32R body.
Photo taken Sunday 24 June 1979, Hillingdon
(added 27 May 2020)

Accrington 153, 828KTB, was a Guy Arab IV 6LW with an East Lancs H32/26R body, the last of four which were new in 1959.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Accrington Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)
Accrington received two Leyland PD2/1s with Leyland H30/26R bodies in 1951 and the first of them 127, NTD589, is seen here.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)
Accrington 149, 384FTJ, a Leyland PD2/31 with an East Lancs H32/26R body, was the second of a pair new in 1958. It passed to Hyndburn Borough Council in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)
Still in Rawtenstall livery is ex-Rawtenstall 58, 466FTJ, a Leyland PSUC1/5 with an East Lancs B43F body which had been new in 1958. It had passed to Rossendale Joint Transport Committee on 1st April 1968.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)
Ex-Rawtenstall 3, KTE723, was one of ten such vehicles new in 1949. It was a Leyland PD2/1 with a Leyland H30/26R body, seen here still in Rawtenstall livery after it had passed to Rossendale Joint Transport Committee on 1st April 1968.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)
Rossendale 51, FTE651B, a Leyland L1 Leopard with an East Lancs B44F body, was the second of a pair which had been new to Rawtenstall. It had passed to Rossendale Joint Transport Committee on 1st April 1968.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)
Seen still in Rawtenstall livery after passing to Rossendale Joint Transport Committee on 1st April 1968 is ex-Rawtenstall 59, 738NTD, a Leyland PSUC1/5 with an East Lancs B43F body which had been new in 1960.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Rawtenstall Bus Station
(added 24 May 2020)

Mansfield District 110, BNU672G, a Bristol LH6L with ECW B45F body, new in 1969.
Photo taken April 1973, near Sutton-in-Ashfield
(added 23 May 2020)
Mansfield District A274, 508JRA, a Bristol MW6G with ECW DP43F body, new in 1959 as 274.
Photo taken April 1973, Midland General/Mansfield District depot, Mansfield
(added 23 May 2020)
Mansfield District A289, 372RNN, a Bristol MW6G with ECW C39F body, new in 1963 as 289.
Photo taken April 1973, Midland General/Mansfield District depot, Mansfield
(added 23 May 2020)
Mansfield District MC26 & MC27, TRB583F & TRB584F, Bedford VAM70s with Duple Viceroy C41F bodies, new in 1968 as 226 & 227.
Photo taken April 1973, Midland General/Mansfield District depot, Mansfield
(added 23 May 2020)
Trent/Midland General 265HNU, a Bristol MW6G with ECW DP43F body, new to Midland General as 267. Behind is Trent 687, 526 VRB, a Bristol FLF6B with ECW H38/32F body, new in 1962 as Mansfield District 511.
Photo taken April 1973, Midland General/Mansfield District depot, Mansfield
(added 23 May 2020)
Alexander Midland, Falkirk MPE79, DMS365C, was a Leyland PSU3/3R Leopard with an Alexander C49F body which was seen in Edinburgh.
Photo taken Monday 27 July 1970, Edinburgh
(added 23 May 2020)
Alexander Midland, Falkirk MLH29, WWG329J, was a Bristol LH6P with an Alexander C41F body.
Photo taken Meadow Street, Falkirk
(added 23 May 2020)
Rochdale Corporation Transport 332, EDK132C, a Weymann bodied Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX new in December 1965, seen in Littleborough Square. It was taken around 1300 and the bus was heading for Summit on service 6A.
Photo taken November 1966, Littleborough Square, Rochdale
(added 23 May 2020)

Darwen 20, 739DTC, was an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance with an East Lancs B43F body which passed to Blackburn in April 1974.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Darwen Circus
(added 22 May 2020)
Darwen 22, TOU321, an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance, had a Harrington DP43F body and had been new in 1958. Darwen acquired it in 1962 from its original operator Parlane, Aldershot.
Photo taken Monday 26 August 1968, Darwen Circus
(added 22 May 2020)

Alexander Northern, Aberdeen NRB183, HSD11, was a Leyland PD2/20 with an Alexander L31/28R body and was seen in Dundee Bus Station.
Photo taken Wednesday 29 July 1970, Dundee Bus Station
(added 21 May 2020)
Preserved Alexander Northern NA106, OJO727, an A.E.C. 9621A Regal III with a Willowbrook B32F body is seen somewhere in Brighton. It had been acquired, in January 1967, with the business of Burnett, Mintlaw having been new in April 1950 as City of Oxford 727.
Photo taken Sunday 6 May 1973, Brighton
(added 21 May 2020)
Alexander Northern, Aberdeen NPB10, DMS823, a Leyland OPS2/1 with an Alexander C35F body, which had been new in December 1951 as Alexander, Falkirk PB10, was seen in Blackpool, on the Lower Promenade.
Photo taken Saturday 6 April 1974, Lower Promenade, Blackpool
(added 21 May 2020)
Preserved Alexander Northern, Aberdeen ND10, BMS405, a Daimler CVD6 with a Burlingham C33F body was seen arriving at the Hillingdon Rally in the older blue/cream livery of Alexander.
Photo taken Sunday 24 June 1979, Hillingdon
(added 21 May 2020)
Preserved Alexander Northern, Aberdeen NA104, DMS130, an A.E.C. 6821A Regal III with an Alexander C35F body, was seen at a Rally in Weymouth.
Photo taken Sunday 1 July 1979, Lodmoor Car Park, Weymouth
(added 21 May 2020)

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