SCT '61 Photo Index
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1737, 8737CD, one of the Southdown Leyland L2T Leopards with Harrington Cavalier C28F bodies, from the 1730-1742, 8730-8742CD batch.
Photo taken 1961
(added 28 November 2020)
Towed by petrol engined Commer tractors - which used the same components as the B.O.A.C. overseas coaches and thus reduced the spares stock, three of these 32' 6" long, Harrington bodied trailers were supplied to B.O.A.C. In 1960, and they were.allocated one each to Karachi, Calcutta and Bangkok airports. (added 28 November 2020)

Darlington Corporation 43, THN355, a Guy Arab III built in 1953 with Roe B41C bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Coniscliffe Road, Darlington
(added 27 November 2020)
Darlington Corporation 24, NHN424E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Roe B47D bodywork.
Photo taken March 1970, Prebend Row, Darlington
(added 27 November 2020)
Darlington Transport 20, NHN420E, a Daimler Roadliner SRC6 built in 1967 with Roe B47D bodywork.
Photo taken September 1978, Tubwell Row / Prebend Row, Darlington
(added 27 November 2020)
Darlington Corporation 91, OHN501, a Guy Arab III built in 1951 with Roberts H30/26R bodywork.
Photo taken April 1968, Tubwell Row, Darlington
(added 27 November 2020)

An interior shot showing the lower saloon of preserved ex-Eastern National Bristol FLF6LX coach 2614, AVX975G showing the full height luggage compartment at the rear.
Photo taken Monday 14 June 2010, Canvey Island Transport Museum
(added 24 November 2020)

Harrington B35F coachwork was fitted to this Ford 530E model for Mauritius. (added 23 November 2020)
Harrington B35F coachwork was fitted to this Ford believed to be a 530E model for Mauritius. (added 23 November 2020)
Harrington B27F coachwork was fitted to this Ford believed to be a 530E model, one of three for Burma. (added 23 November 2020)
Thames-Harrington B19F seated Ford Thames, dating from October 1956, on trade plate 814AP (added 23 November 2020)

A rear view of Southdown 1713, 2713CD, a 1961 Leyland L2T Leopard with a Harrington Cavalier C28F body, from the batch 1700 - 1729, 2700CD - 2729CD, which was seen in the Coach Park at London Zoo.
Photo taken Sunday 1 April 1973, London Zoo
(added 21 November 2020)
7999MD was the first Plaxton bodied Bedford VAL14 and carried this Embassy II C44F body. It was in the fleet of Bloomfield, London S.E.5 and was the only one of this style to enter passenger service.
Photo taken Saturday 30 March 1963
(added 21 November 2020)

Central SMT BL283, EGM283C, a Bristol Lodekka FLF6G built in 1965 with ECW H44/34F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Buchanan Street Bus Station, Glasgow
(added 20 November 2020)
Central SMT T101, UGM201K, a Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built in 1971 with Alexander AYS B53F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1977, Elder Street by York Place, Edinburgh
(added 20 November 2020)

Shaftesbury & District RMA37, KGJ612D, seemingly running from Hounslow Garage on route 111 to Kingston, on a running day, was an A.E.C. R2RH Routemaster with a Park Royal H32/24F body which had been new in December 1966 to British European Airways as one of sixty-five, when it carried fleet number 8219. (added 17 November 2020)

Seen at Summerson's Garage at West Auckland are Leyland PSU1/13 Royal Tiger LNY357, acquired from Rhondda and 959CPT, a Leyland PSUC1/2 Tiger Cub with a Duple Midland B45F body new to Summerson in July 1959. LNY357 was the first of a batch of eleven, LNY357 - LNY367, new to Rhondda in 1952.
Photo taken Thursday 21 May 1964, West Auckland
(added 16 November 2020)
New in December 1949 to St. Dunstans, Brighton, KCD697 was an Albion FT3AB Victor with a Harrington C31F body. It passed to Hovis for staff transport and is seen here at the Amberley Museum in a line up of Harrington bodied coaches.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1986, Amberley Museum
(added 16 November 2020)
A line up of preserved Harrington bodied coaches at Amberley Museum. Bevan Bros, Soudley Valley KDD38, an A.E.C. 9621A Regal III; Morgan, Hereford HVJ583, a Leyland PS2/3; Maidstone & District NKN650, a Commer 23A Avenger; and Shergold & White (Silver Star), Porton Down MMR553, a Leyland PSUC1/2T Tiger Cub.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1986, Amberley Museum
(added 16 November 2020)

New in March 1964 to Straw, Leicester, 333HRY was an A.E.C. 2MU4RA Reliance with a Harrington Grenadier 3110 C41F body, which was seen competing in the British Coach Rally on Madeira Drive at Brighton.
Photo taken Sunday 19 April 1964, Madeira Drive, Brighton
(added 15 November 2020)
JAP698 was a Harrington Contender C41C Integral coach with Commer running units, new to Wright, Bootle in April 1955, after acting as a Harrington demonstrator from July 1954. (added 15 November 2020)

Seen in the car/coach park, opposite the Old Vic, in Waterloo Road, London S.E.1 is BGL624, a Harrington C31F bodied Albion FT39N Victor.
Photo taken Sunday 2 February 1964, Waterloo Road, London
(added 14 November 2020)
1960 Routemaster RM242, VLT242, was delivered as a standard 64 seat bus. In 1986 it was one of a number converted into open toppers for London Tour duties and in 1990 it was one of a number of buses which had an extra bay inserted to become a 30 foot long ERM.
Photo taken Tuesday 16 November 2010, The Royal Mile, Edinburgh
(added 14 November 2020)

Ex Southdown 4, CUF404, is seen at the Amberley Museum. It was the second of three, CUF403 - CUF405, new in 1936, and was a Leyland KPZ1 with a Harrington C14F body.
Photo taken Sunday 22 June 1986, Amberley Museum
(added 13 November 2020)

This photograph was prompted by John Stringer's photograph of West Yorkshire PTE 3262 in service in almost exactly the same location.
Photo taken Sunday 30 November 2008, Old Station Road, Luddenden Foot
(added 12 November 2020)

Seen in Dewsbury is HWW474, which was a Crossley SD42/7 with a Crossley B32R body, and was Wood, Mirfield 14, having been new to them in April 1949.
Photo taken Saturday 2 November 1963, Dewsbury
(added 11 November 2020)

West Yorkshire PTE (Calderdale District) 3262, JCP322F, an AEC Reliance 505 6MU3R with Willowbrook B41F body, new in 1968 as Halifax JOC 262 with DP41F seating.
Photo taken c.1980, Station Road, Luddenden Foot
(added 8 November 2020)
Southdown 1144, XUF144, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 with Weymann Fanfare C37F body, new in 1960.
Photo taken 1970, near Queensbury, Yorkshire
(added 8 November 2020)
Harry Potter Knight Bus, a bit of fun in these depressing times, taken by my daughter on her phone.
Photo taken Monday 7 October 2019, Warner Bros Film Studio, Leavesden
(added 8 November 2020)
Sheffield United Tours 322, 1322WA, a 1961 AEC Reliance 2MU3RA with Plaxton Panorama C41F bodywork in the South Yorkshire Transport Museum at Rotherham.
Photo taken Sunday 9 September 2018, South Yorkshire Transport Museum, Aldwarke, Rotherham
(added 8 November 2020)

Guernsey Motors 99, 14223, a 1966 Bedford J4EZ1 with Reading bodywork seating 35 loads up at the central St Peter Port terminus at the Piquet House.
Photo taken Tuesday 14 August 1984, St Peter Port, Guernsey
(added 5 November 2020)

Matlock Bus Station where Midland General met North Western, witness this immaculate Lodekka 518JRA on the E3 service with the BET owned North Western LDB739, AEC Reliance with Weymann DP43F, by now converted to pay as you enter.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, Matlock Bus Station
(added 4 November 2020)
Captured at rest in Matlock Bus Station, North Western FDB525 Royal Tiger/Weymann B44F alongside LDB743 AEC Reliance with Weymann C41F body
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, Matlock Bus Station
(added 4 November 2020)
Crown Square, Matlock, with what might be North Western 636, a Leyland Tiger Cub, just too far away to identify positively.
Photo taken Saturday 2 September 1967, Crown Square, Matlock, Derbyshire
(added 4 November 2020)

Recalling the days when the Routemaster heritage routes were all day services is this 2009 shot of RM1218, 218CLT, at the terminus of service 9 in Prince Consort Road in Kensington.
Photo taken Wednesday 15 April 2009, Prince Consort Road, London Kensington
(added 1 November 2020)
London Transport RM291, VLT291, is seen at Golders Green.
Photo taken 1966, Golders Green Bus Station
(added 1 November 2020)

DSG169, a Leyland TD5 with a Leyland L27/26R body has now been painted into S.M.T Edinburgh Green livery and carries the fleet names without the diamond, which I understand was short lived in the 1950s.
Photo taken Thursday 15 October 2020, minor road near Arley, Warwickshire
(added 28 October 2020)
PDU135M is a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX with East Lancashire H44/30F bodywork, new in 1973 to Coventry Corporation Transport and has been privately owned for many years
Photo taken Monday 31 August 2020, Wythall Transport Museum
(added 28 October 2020)
3016HA is a BMMO / Midland Red D9 converted to open top in 1975. This bus originally entered service as Midland Red 5016 at Redditch garage in November 1962.
Photo taken Monday 31 August 2020, Wythall Transport Museum
(added 28 October 2020)

Lough Swilly 170, UZ7395, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/5T built in 1957 with UTA B41F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Station Yard
(added 25 October 2020)
Lough Swilly 145, NZO18, a Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R built in 1969 with Plaxton Panorama Elite C49F bodywork.
Photo taken July 1979, Letterkenny Station Yard
(added 25 October 2020)
West Yorkshire RC CUG27, 8124WX, a Bristol MW6G built in 1961 with ECW C39F bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 5 August 1984, The Stray, Harrogate
(added 25 October 2020)
West Yorkshire RC 4025, BWY991, a Bristol K5G built in 1937 with ECW bodywork modified for tree lopping.
Photo taken Sunday 1 August 1976, The Stray, Harrogate
(added 25 October 2020)
West Yorkshire RC 1735 LUA718V, a Bristol VRTSL3/6LXB built in 1980 with ECW H43/31F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1987, Harrogate Bus Station
(added 25 October 2020)

Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport Department PBU947 (Fleet No.447) was new in 1958 and was a Leyland PD2/30 with H37/28R Roe bodywork.
Photo taken 1966
(added 24 October 2020)

SWS43, a Leyland Tiger Cub ex Edinburgh City Transport 43 was sold to Ulsterbus and is shown in Derry with the Town Hall and part of the City Walls making an impressive backcloth.
Photo taken Friday 9 June 1967, Shipquaygate, Londonderry/Derry City Centre
(added 20 October 2020)
IH9539 shown earlier than a previous view, Leyland Royal Tiger with Saunders-Roe body in service with Lough Swilly as their 71 with centre entrance /exit arrangement.
Photo taken Saturday 9 September 1967, Pennyburn Depot, Derry/Londonderry
(added 20 October 2020)
Londonderry and Lough Swilly 93, ZP5561, an Albion NS3N with O'Doherty B31F body photographed at the garage presumably (but not recorded as such).
Photo taken Saturday 9 September 1967, Lough Swilly garage (?)
(added 20 October 2020)

West Yorkshire RC DX122, 2018YG, a Bristol Lodekka FS6B built in 1962 with ECW H33/27RD bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
(added 18 October 2020)
West Yorkshire RC SUG65, TWT118, a Bristol LS5G built in 1958 with ECW DP41F bodywork.
Photo taken December 1970, Chester Street Bus Station, Bradford
(added 18 October 2020)

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