SCT '61 Photo Index
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Smith, Donnington Wood XDD672 was a Bedford SB1 with a Duple Midland B40F body new in 1959. It had been acquired from Silvey, Epney in February 1968.
Photo taken early 1971, Bus Station, Bridge Street, Oakengates
(added 24 May 2016)
Cooper, Oakengates DUJ549C, a Bedford SB5 with a Plaxton Embassy IV C41F body, had been new in June 1965.
Photo taken early 1971, Oakengates?
(added 24 May 2016)
Smith, Trench MNT595F was a Bedford VAM5 with a Duple Northern Viscount C45F body new to him in May 1968.
Photo taken early 1971
(added 24 May 2016)
Telford Coachways, Madeley DAW656C was new to them in March 1965 and was a Plaxton Embassy IV 'C' type C41F bodied Bedford SB5.
Photo taken early 1971
(added 24 May 2016)
Price, Wrockwardine Wood HCJ800D was a Bedford VAM5 with a Duple Midland DP45F body acquired in July 1969 from Yeomans, Canon Pyon.
Photo taken early 1971, Bus Station, Bridge Street, Oakengates
(added 24 May 2016)
Cooper, Oakengates FAW156D was a Bedford VAM5 with a Duple Midland B45F body new in January 1966.
Photo taken early 1971, Bus Station, Bridge Street, Oakengates
(added 24 May 2016)

Wilson's (Premier) of Stainforth MWW891, a Guy Arab IV (6LW) with Guy H35/26R body (on Park Royal frame), new in 1954.
Photo taken 1971, LVVS Museum, Whisby Road, Lincoln
(added 23 May 2016)
From right to left: Premier Travel, Cambridge 322NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford's 322; Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator; partly visible is Eastern Counties LM621, ENG121C, a Bristol MW5G with ECW B45F body new in 1965.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
(added 23 May 2016)
Burwell & District 7552MX, an AEC Renown 3B3RA with Park Royal H39/32F body, new in 1962 as an AEC demonstrator, about to be overtaken by Premier Travel 323NJO, an AEC/PRV Bridgemaster 2B3RA with H40/25F body, new in 1963 as City of Oxford 323.
Photo taken 1971, Drummer Street Bus Station, Cambridge
(added 23 May 2016)

Doncaster Transport 68, CDT568H, a Seddon Pennine RU built in 1970 with Pennine B42D+18 bodywork.
Photo taken July 1973, Doncaster
(added 22 May 2016)
Felix Motors, Hatfield, 42, 8176WY, an A E C Regent V 2D3RA built in 1961 with Roe H41/32RD bodywork.
Photo taken August 1974, East Laith Gate, Doncaster
(added 22 May 2016)
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, BUF279C, a Leyland Titan PD3/4 built in 1965 with Northern Counties FH39/30F bodywork. This had been new as Southdown 279.
Photo taken August 1979, Bishop Auckland Market Place
(added 22 May 2016)
OK Motor Services, Bishop Auckland, RUP772, an A E C Reliance MU3RV built in 1955 with Roe C41F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1970, Bishop Auckland depot
(added 22 May 2016)
Soudley Valley Coaches YAX474J, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/2 built in 1971 with Willowbrook DP45F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1986, Lydney Bus Station
(added 22 May 2016)
Former Hants & Dorset 1508, BRU138B is a Bristol Lodekka FS6B, now serving as a static display and summertime cafe for an adjacent British-style pub called "Cheers/City Lounge"
Photo taken Thursday 19 May 2016, Zelenih beretki, Sarajevo
(added 22 May 2016)
Former London open-top Routemaster RM307, WLT307, which was exported to Croatia by Ensign in 2003. is seen acting as the focal point of an anti-abortion rally entitled “Walk for Life” in Zagreb.
Photo taken Saturday 21 May 2016, Main Railway Station, Zagreb, Croatia
(added 22 May 2016)

Former Todmorden JOC 1, NWW90E, a Leyland Leopard with Willowbrook DP45F body is seen in PTE days numbered 3326 at the bus station in its home town.
Photo taken Saturday 12 May 1979, Todmorden
(added 21 May 2016)
Leeds bought a solitary Leyland National 1301, SUA301M, just before the PTE was formed. It is seen here flanked by a pair of AEC Swifts, 1069, AUB169J, a 1971 example with Roe bodywork and partially visible 1048, SUB448G, a 1969 example with Park Royal bodywork.
Photo taken Sunday 15 March 1981, Sovereign Street Depot Yard Leeds
(added 21 May 2016)
Leeds 485, DUA485K, a 1971 Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 with dual door bodywork waits in the bus station in Leeds to take the stance for Pudsey. It carries the first PTE livery and local Metro Leeds fleet name.
Photo taken Monday 28 July 1975, Leeds Bus Station
(added 21 May 2016)
Seen at Wembley was Fishwick & Brindle, Leyland 33, STC359C, a Leyland PSU3/4RT Leopard with a Weymann DP49F body.
Photo taken Saturday 8 May 1976, Wembley Stadium
(added 21 May 2016)
New in 1958 as Western S.M.T. 1368, KAG849 was seen at Wembley with Lewington, Harold Hill. The Leyland PD3/3 had a Northern Counties L35/32RD body and had only just been acquired from Western S.M.T.
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1976, Wembley Stadium
(added 21 May 2016)
Sampson, Cheshunt 324NJO was an A.E.C. 2B3RA Bridgemaster with a Park Royal H40/25F body which had been new as City of Oxford 324 in 1962 and was seen arriving at Wembley Stadium.
Photo taken Saturday 5 June 1976, Wembley Stadium
(added 21 May 2016)
New in December 1949 with a Weymann H30/26R body, KLB836 was London Transport RT2457. In April 1966 it was fitted with a Saunders roof-box body and sold in April 1970 to Continental Pioneer School Holidays, Richmond 17.
Photo taken Wednesday 11 August 1976, Chessington Zoo
(added 21 May 2016)
New in December 1949 with a Weymann H30/26R body, KLB836 was London Transport RT2457. In April 1966 it was fitted with a Saunders roof-box body and sold in April 1970 to Continental Pioneer School Holidays, Richmond 17.
Photo taken Wednesday 11 August 1976, Chessington Zoo
(added 21 May 2016)
New to Global Tours, London W.1 in April 1964 with a Duple Northern Continental C44F body, 277HLC was an A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliance which passed to Boddy, Bridlington who had it rebodied with a Plaxton Panorama Elite III C51F body in March 1976.
Photo taken Wednesday 25 August 1976, Bridlington
(added 21 May 2016)

A fine line up of Midland General vehicles, AEC & Leyland, with on the left 41, JRB127, an AEC Regal with Duple DP35F body new in late 1946.
Photo taken early 1950s, Bakewell Show, Derbyshire
(added 20 May 2016)
A recent posting about buses being operated abroad prompted Colin Bruce to request a view of GGPTE LA751, NGB119M, which was driven to Hamburg for a "Glasgow Week" in 1974.
Photo taken Tuesday 26 February 1974, Larkfield Bus Works
(added 20 May 2016)

Ashley, Dawley acquired JKT108E, a Bedford VAM5 with a Duple Viceroy C45F body from Davies, London, E.C.3 in February 1971. It is seen in Wellington.
Photo taken early 1971, Queen Street, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Seen in Wellington is GTG152C which was a Strachans B39F bodied Bedford SB5, new to Bebb, Llantwit Fardre, which Ashley, Dawley acquired in January 1969.
Photo taken early 1971, Queen Street, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Smith, Trench NUX256, an A.E.C. MU3RV Reliance, seen here in Victoria Street, Wellington, had been new to him in July 1956 with a Burlingham B44F body.
Photo taken early 1971, Victoria Street, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Jones (t/a Priory Motor Services), Oakengates SHE924 was a Bedford SB1 with a Plaxton Consort IV 'C' type C41F body which had been new to Fell (t/a Globe Coaches), Barnsley in May 1960. Jones acquired it in July 1964 and it is seen here in Victoria Street, Wellington.
Photo taken early 1971, Victoria Street, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Williams, Wrockwardine Wood 535DMA, seen here in Victoria Street, Wellington, was a Bedford SB3 with a Duple Vega C41F body new in 1958 had been acquired in March 1963 from Lofthouse, Bridge Trafford.
Photo taken early 1971, Victoria Street, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Cooper, Oakengates VUX527, a Bedford SB1 with a Duple C41F body new in October 1960, is seen in Wellington.
Photo taken early 1971, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Seen here in Victoria Street, Wellington is Smith, Trench VTG739, which was a Bedford SB8 with a Duple Midland B42F body acquired in July 1962 from Lowe, Hadley.
Photo taken early 1971, Victoria Street, Wellington
(added 19 May 2016)
Teesside Municipal Transport 132, ADC132B, a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in 1964 with Northern Counties H41/29F bodywork. New as Middlesbrough Corporation 132.
Photo taken August 1968, Middlesbrough Exchange
(added 19 May 2016)
Teesside Municipal Transport 43, 762HPT, a Leyland Titan PD2/40 built in 1960/1 with Weymann H35/28R bodywork. Carrying a white "N" between fleet number and registration plate to denote Stockton depot. New as Stockton Corporation 43.
Photo taken July 1970, Stockton High Street
(added 19 May 2016)
There are not many photos of Southend buses with the sea in the background, probably because you were fighting the sun (and also for half the day, the sea was about a mile away). An early evening shot of AEC Regent 262, EHJ446, with Massey lowbridge body, new in 1950.
Photo taken 1962, Thorpe Esplanade, Southend
(added 19 May 2016)

Seen in London was A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance 412FKL with Pemberton & Lord (Wraycliffe Coaches), Folkestone. New in July 1959 as Maidstone & District CO412, when it carried a Harrington Wayfarer V C41F body, it was acquired by Pemberton & Lord in July 1971 and was rebodied in late 1973 with a Plaxton Panorama Elite III C45F body and carried fleet number 1.
Photo taken Saturday 30 March 1974, London
(added 18 May 2016)
Seen at Hyde Park Corner is Maidstone & District 3269, 269DKT, an A.E.C. 2MU3RV Reliance with a Park Royal B40F body.
Photo taken Sunday 31 March 1974, Hyde Park Corner, London
(added 18 May 2016)
Seen in Sheffield was EX6644, a Crossley SD42/7 with a Yeates C35F body from the fleet of Newman (South Bucks Coaches), Slough. New to Felix, Great Yarmouth in January 1950, it was recorded in 2009 as being preserved by Plant, Brereton.
Photo taken Thursday 11 April 1974, Sheffield
(added 18 May 2016)
Devon General 2758, VOD101K, a Bristol RELL6G built in 1971 with ECW B53F bodywork.
Photo taken October 1983, The Triangle, Sidmouth
(added 18 May 2016)
Western National 1980, 143HUO, a Bristol Lodekka FLF6B built 1961 with ECW H38/32F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1977, Weymouth
(added 18 May 2016)
I guess we all had to learn when we started taking bus photos but I got a few things wrong here in one of my very early shots like watchout for street signs in the way, make sure the bus is in the centre of the photo, hold the camera level and don't be too ambitious taking photos of fast moving buses when you have a fixed shutter speed camera. For the record it is Southend Weymann bodied Leyland PD2 303, MHJ925.
Photo taken 1962, Thorpe Esplanade by junction with The Broadway, Southend
(added 18 May 2016)
Former Greenslades LTA629, an AEC Regal III 9621A with Duple A-Type C32F body, new to Devon General's Grey Cars fleet (TCR629) in 1950.
Photo taken early 1974, Somewhere in Devon !
(added 18 May 2016)
An unidentified Leyland - presumably a well prewar Tiger with Cov-Rad radiator conversion - that had been cut down into a lorry.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
(added 18 May 2016)
WG2334, a Leyland Lion LT5B, originally fitted with an Alexander body and new to W. Alexander (P286). Later rebuilt, it was further rebuilt as a tow wagon (184) in 1955, passing to Alexander (Northern) on the division of the original company into three smaller ones.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
(added 18 May 2016)

Rennison's Tours of Stockton-On-Tees SXG789H, a Caetano C45F bodied coach on Ford R192 chassis new in May 1970.
Photo taken Thursday 7 October 1971, Kings Road, Harrogate
(added 17 May 2016)
Former Aberdare U.D.C. 14, XNY416, a Guy Arab LUF with Longwell Green body, new in 1958. Originally in Aberdare's cream and red livery it had later passed into Cynon Valley Borough Council ownership, receiving this most dismal dark red livery.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
(added 17 May 2016)
An unidentified former Plymouth C.T. Leyland Titan PD2/12 with Metro Cammell body seen being given an airing at Winkleigh in early 1974. It is most likely OCO502, although it could be MCO669.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
(added 17 May 2016)
Former Devon General DR648, MTT648, an AEC Regent III 9613A with Weymann H30/26RD body, new in 1951, the platform doors having been fitted in 1955. It was withdrawn in 1964.
Photo taken early 1974, WETC, Winkleigh, Devon
(added 17 May 2016)

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