SCT '61 Photo Index
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Midland General 499, 914MRB, a Bristol FS6G with ECW H60RD body, new 1960.
Photo taken c.1963, Derby Bus Station
(added 20 August 2018)
Trent VCH241 was an AEC Reliance with a Burlingham Seagull 70 C41F body new 5/61 to them as fleet no 41. It is seen here in Derby Bus Station awaiting departure on the X1 to Manchester.
Photo taken c.1963, Derby Bus Station
(added 20 August 2018)

Central S.M.T. L441, DVD299, was the last of 100 Leyland PD2/1s with Leyland L27/26R bodies new in 1948.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1964, Churchill Avenue, East Kilbride
(added 19 August 2018)
Numbered L403 in the Central S.M.T. fleet, DVD261 was one of 100 Leyland PD2/1s with Leyland L27/26R bodies new in 1948.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1964, Churchill Avenue, East Kilbride
(added 19 August 2018)
Leyland PD1As continued to be delivered to Central S.M.T. until 1952 and L301, CVD501, is one of nine with Northern Counties L27/26R bodies delivered in 1950.
Photo taken Thursday 13 August 1964, Churchill Avenue, East Kilbride
(added 19 August 2018)
Former London Routemaster RM999, WLT999, was once a well-known bus in the Reading area when it operated as Reading Mainline 15, WVS423.
Photo taken Saturday 28 July 2018, Pier Entrance, Llandudno
(added 19 August 2018)
GMT 3046 and 3045, ARJ197B and ARJ196B, 1964 Leyland PD2/40s with Metro-Cammell H36/28F bodies originally Salford 197/196.
Photo taken Wednesday 21 March 1979, Piccadilly, Manchester
(added 19 August 2018)
GMT 3090 and 3113, FRJ244D and JRJ267E, 1966/7 Leyland PD2/40s with Metro-Cammell H36/28F bodywork originally Salford 244 and 267
Photo taken Sunday 18 February 1979, Swinton
(added 19 August 2018)
GMT 3157, PRJ311G, a 1969 Leyland Atlantean PDR1A/1 with Park Royal H43/29D body originally Salford 311.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 October 1981, Bleachworks
(added 19 August 2018)
GMT 3111, JRJ265E, a 1967 Leyland PD2/40 with Metro-Cammell H36/28F body originally Salford 265.
Photo taken Thursday 1 May 1980, Tiviot Dale/Princes St, Stockport
(added 19 August 2018)

Sheffield 169, RWA169, an A.E.C. 9613S Regent III with a Roe H33/25R body, new in 1953, is seen at Bridge Street Bus Station, in the parking area to the east of the two island platforms which served buses travelling from north to south through the bus station.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Bridge Street Bus Station, Sheffield
(added 18 August 2018)
Seen on the parking area at Bridge Street Bus Station is Sheffield 326, KWB926, which was an A.E.C. O961 Regent III with a Roberts H30/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Bridge Street Bus Station, Sheffield
(added 18 August 2018)
This Leyland PD2/12, with a Weymann H32/26R body new in 1953, was Sheffield 146, PWA246, and was seen at the westerly one of the two island platforms in Bridge Street Bus Station as it heads in a southerly direction through the bus station.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Bridge Street Bus Station, Sheffield
(added 18 August 2018)
A.E.C. O662 Regal LMC745, seen here in Pond Street Bus Station, was a Sheffield Corporation mobile canteen, retaining its original fleet number of 54, and had a Weymann body which previously had a layout of B32R when in passenger service. It had been new as a demonstrator for A.E.C. and was acquired in 1940, and numbered 54.
Photo taken Saturday 21 February 1959, Pond Street Bus Station, Sheffield
(added 18 August 2018)
A Birthday Treat, former ENOC 2614, AVX975G, celebrating her 50th birthday, seen outside what used to be Prittlewell Garage.
Photo taken Thursday 16 August 2018, Fairfax Drive, Southend
(added 18 August 2018)
United Counties 808, RNV808M, is on hire to United Automobile Services, still in green livery but with United fleetnames.
Photo taken March 1977, County Hall, Durham
(added 18 August 2018)
FGM170, Central SMT B170, photographed at Airdrie alongside a Western Lowlander, one of several pictures unearthed amongst a slide collection donated to G V V T.
Photo taken Airdrie
(added 18 August 2018)
Barry Cooper, Warrington, DFM881X, Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R rebuilt in 1981 with Duple Dominant III C53F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1982, Union Terrace Car Park, York
(added 18 August 2018)

Bury 180, BEN180, seen at Kay Gardens in Bury, was a Leyland PD2/3 with a Weymann H30/26R body.
Photo taken Friday 6 August 1965, Kay Gardens, Bury
(added 17 August 2018)
Southampton 239, HTR56, new in 1952, was a Guy Arab III (6LW) with a Park Royal H30/26R body. It, along with others from the batch, was fitted with a heating and ventilation system in 1958/9, resulting in the grilles each side of the destination display.
Photo taken Monday 27 March 1967, London Road, Southampton
(added 17 August 2018)
Southampton 356, 376FCR, was an A.E.C. 2D3RA Regent V with an East Lancs H37/29R body new in 1963.
Photo taken Monday 27 March 1967, London Road, Southampton
(added 17 August 2018)
West Yorkshire RC 1949, CWR272H, Bristol VRTSL6G built in 1969 with ECW H39/31F bodywork.
Photo taken March 1977, Park Street, Middlesbrough
(added 17 August 2018)
West Yorkshire RC 1946, BYG853H, a Bristol VRTSL6G built in 1969 with ECW H39/31 bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Middlesbrough Bus Station
(added 17 August 2018)
Trent 221CCH, a Leyland PSU3/1R with Willowbrook DP51F body, new to Trent as no 221 in May 1963.
Photo taken early 1960s, Derby
(added 17 August 2018)
Showing 4 Derby Infirmary as a destination, North Western Road Car FDB531, a Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger with a Weymann B44F new to NWRC as no 531 in 6/53 sits in the layover area of Derby Bus Station on a wet Sunday afternoon between 2.30 and 3.30.
Photo taken c.1962-63, Derby Bus Station layover area
(added 17 August 2018)

Felix 618KRA finally back on the road looking very well, a Bedford SB1 with Yeates Europa body new to Felix in 1959.
Photo taken Sunday 12 August 2018, Ilkeston Market Place, Festival Of Transport
(added 16 August 2018)
An unidentified Wilts & Dorset VR crossing the railway line at Ludgershall while 4930 departs with a special for Andover.
Photo taken Sunday 23 March 1986, Ludgershall
(added 16 August 2018)
Harper Bros, Heath Hayes, BRE312J, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX-30 built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/31F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1974, Carrs Lane, Birmingham
(added 16 August 2018)
Midland Red 2231, BRE311J, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1971 with Northern Counties H44/31F bodywork.
Photo taken c.1980, Cannock Depot
(added 16 August 2018)
Trent 121, GRC121, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub/Willowbrook DP41F new in May 1955 is parked up in what looks like the layover area of Derby Bus Station.
Photo taken c.1962-63, Derby
(added 16 August 2018)
Restored ex-Whittle PUJ781, a Leyland Tiger Cub with Burlingham Seagull body, new to them in April 1958.
Photo taken Sunday 8 September 2013, Bewdley (SVR) Bus Meet
(added 16 August 2018)
SELNEC 5691, 91ETU a 1958 Leyland PD2/40 with NCME H36/28R bodywork originally SHMD 91.
Photo taken Saturday 21 July 1973, Hyde Bus Station
(added 16 August 2018)
GMT 5636, NMA336D a 1966 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with NCME H43/31F bodywork originally SHMD 36.
Photo taken Tuesday 12 June 1979, Chestergate, Stockport
(added 16 August 2018)

A building site in Christchurch, Dorset. What is this photo doing on SCT'61 you may well ask. The circular boards on the ground are protecting the famous Christchurch Trolleybus Turntable from the ravages of heavy construction equipment during large and prolonged redevelopment work.
Photo taken Wednesday 28 September 2016, Christchurch, Dorset
(added 13 August 2018)

The tour vehcle for the NTA 1964 Wolverhampton Trolleybus tour being turned on the Bilston Depot turntable. It was Wolverhampton C.T. 408, DJW938, a Sunbeam W4 new with a Weymann body 5/45, rebodied Park Royal H54R 2/52; withdrawn 10/65 and sold to Don Everall.
Photo taken Sunday 5 April 1964, Bilston Depot, Wolverhampton
(added 11 August 2018)
Bilston Corporation Trolleybuses! Wolverhampton trolleybuses 277, BJW177, and 280, BJW180, were sold to Bilston Corporation 5/54 for use as polling stations. They were both 1938 Guy BT / Roe H54R. The upper decks were removed c.58/59 and they were both eventually sold to Don Everall 4/65.
Photo taken Sunday 5 April 1964, Bilston Depot, Wolverhampton
(added 11 August 2018)
Go on Pop, don't turn away, give Gran a bunk up! Given the effort involved, I hope that Maud is climbing onto the correct coach, 'cos this one is only going as far as Salisbury from Victoria Coach Station. Royal Blue (Western National) 2237, XUO720, a Bristol MW6G ECW C41F new 5/58.
Photo taken Victoria Coach Station
(added 11 August 2018)

Alexander Midland MRD181, VWG361, was a Bristol with an Eastern Coachworks H38/32F body dating from 1963. It was presumably an FLF6G, although the P.S.V. Circle Fleet History, PM6, records the batch as being LD6Gs.
Photo taken Friday 14 August 1964, Killermont Street parking area, Glasgow
(added 10 August 2018)
Stark, Dunbar B673, SWS673, was an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with an Alexander C38F body, new to Scottish Omnibuses in 1959 which had been repainted into Stark's livery in January 1964, along with B670-672.
Photo taken Friday 14 August 1964, Killermont Street parking area, Glasgow
(added 10 August 2018)

Leeds 340, NNW340, the first of sixty Leyland H30/26R bodied Leyland PD2/1s new in 1949/50, entered service in December 1949 and is seen in Henconner Lane, Bramley which was often used for the overnight parking of five/six vehicles.
Photo taken Sunday 6 January 1957, Henconner Lane, Bramley
(added 9 August 2018)
Leeds 436, LUA436, new in August 1948, was an A.E.C. 9612E Regent III with a Roe H31/25R body which is seen at New Farnley.
Photo taken Sunday 6 January 1957, New Farnley
(added 9 August 2018)
In 1956 Leeds took delivery of eighty A.E.C. MD2RA Regent Vs with Roe H33/27R bodies with fleet numbers 760-839. Leeds 838, WUA838, is seen in Commercial Road, Kirkstall, working the service from Kirkstall Abbey to Compton Road.
Photo taken Sunday 10 February 1957, Commercial Road, Kirkstall
(added 9 August 2018)
Leeds 546, VUG546, a Daimler CVG6 with a Metro Cammell H33/28R body is seen in Leeds Central Bus Station seemingly having performed a rare working on route 77 from Bramley Town End.
Photo taken Saturday 23 March 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
(added 9 August 2018)
Leeds 326, JUG626, was a Leyland PD1 with a Roe H31/25R body new in May 1946 and is seen leaving Bramley Garage through the narrow, angled, exit which had been used as both entrance and exit by the trams until it was converted from a tram depot to a bus garage in January 1949.
Photo taken Wednesday 10 April 1957, Bramley Garage
(added 9 August 2018)
Seen entering Leeds Central Bus station is Leeds 115, HUM410, on Learner duty. It was an A.E.C. O661 Regent new in December 1939 with a Roe H31/25R body and had been withdrawn from service at the end of October 1956, passing to the learner fleet the following day.
Photo taken Thursday 11 April 1957, Leeds Central Bus Station
(added 9 August 2018)

McConnachie, Campbeltown BSB526 was a Bedford SBO with a Duple Vega C41F body which had been new to Gold Line, Dunoon, passing to McConnachie in 1962.
Photo taken Saturday 15 August 1964
(added 8 August 2018)
PUJ782 was a Burlingham Seagull C41F bodied Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub which had been new in January 1958 to Whittle, Highley. It is recorded as passing to Hall, Waterbeck in March 1963 but is seen here with McConnachie, Campbeltown.
Photo taken Saturday 15 August 1964
(added 8 August 2018)
Bee-Line Roadways, Hartlepool, 1 KEF235H, a Ford R226 built in 1969 with Plaxton Panorama Elite C49F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Linthorpe depot, Middlesbrough
(added 8 August 2018)
Bee-Line Roadways, Hartlepool, 8 AEF857C, a Bedford SB13 built in 1965 with Plaxton Panorama C41F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Linthorpe depot, Middlesbrough
(added 8 August 2018)
Bee-Line Roadways, Hartlepool, PEF143, a Bedford SB5 built in 1964 with Plaxton Embassy III C41F bodywork.
Photo taken May 1972, Redcar Racecourse
(added 8 August 2018)

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