SCT '61 Photo Index
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On the left is Barton Transport 788, XVO788, a Leyland Tiger PS1/1 whose chassis originated as that of 562, KAL 382, with a Duple DP39F body, new in 1948, but which had been rebodied by Northern Counties as L31/30RD in 1958.
Photo taken April 1973, Barton's Long Eaton Depot
(added 14 July 2020)
On the left is Barton Transport 904, 904LRR, whose chassis was reconstructed from that of HD7836. This had been a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Brush H30/26R body new to Yorkshire Woollen District (553) in 1948, withdrawn in 1960, and passing to Barton with three others via the dealer Frank Cowley.
Photo taken April 1973, Barton's Long Eaton Depot
(added 14 July 2020)
Barton Transport 1081, JAL642D, a Bedford VAS1 with Duple Bella Vista C29F body, new in 1966.
Photo taken April 1973, Barton's Long Eaton Depot
(added 14 July 2020)
Barton Transport 1140, 1637PF, an AEC Reliance 2U3RA with Willowbrook B53F body, new to Safeguard, Guildford in 1963.
Photo taken April 1973, Barton's Long Eaton Depot
(added 14 July 2020)
Barton Transport W963, a Daimler CJ charabanc, the chassis having been acquired from an unknown source and the body being a replica built by Barton in 1952/53 to represent their first vehicle that inaugurated the Long Eaton to Nottingham service.
Photo taken April 1973, Barton's Chilwell Depot
(added 14 July 2020)
FVY410, AEC Regal III at the York Pullman Garage complimenting its twin which was recently mentioned.
Photo taken Monday 13 September 1971, York Pullman Garage, York
(added 14 July 2020)
Gladwin's Coaches, Middlesbrough, 3167PT, a Bedford SB1 built in 1961 with Duple Super Vega C41F bodywork.
Photo taken April 1972, West Lane, Middlesbrough
(added 14 July 2020)
Gladwin's Coaches, Middlesbrough 10 HEF649N "Lady Michelle", a Bedford YRT built in 1975 with Plaxton Panorama Elite III C53F bodywork.
Photo taken June 1977, West Cliff, Whitby
(added 14 July 2020)
Gladwin's Coaches, Middlesbrough, "Little Dibble" JUP769H, a Bedford VAS5 built in 1970 with Duple Vista 25 C29F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1983, West Cliff, Whitby
(added 14 July 2020)
Guisborough Sapphires JJB FXG405K Bedford YRQ built in 1972 with Duple Viceroy C45F bodywork.
Photo taken August 1986, Guisborough
(added 14 July 2020)

GMT 5891, MJA891G a 1969 Leyland PD3/14 with East Lancs H38/32R bodywork
Photo taken Thursday 27 May 1982, Higher Disley
(added 13 July 2020)
GMT 6390, FEN590E a 1967 Leyland PD2/37 with East Lancs H37/28F bodywork, originally Bury 190
Photo taken Friday 7 March 1980, Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester
(added 13 July 2020)
A recent picture of Wilts and Dorset 186, CHR485, a Leyland Tiger TS8 with Harrington C32R body at the start of the 1971 Trans Pennine run elicited a comment that the coach ended up at Winkleigh in a state of disrepair before finally donating its chassis as spares for another restoration project.
Photo taken Sunday 1 October 1978, West of England Transport Collection, Winkleigh, Devon
(added 13 July 2020)
During the building of part of the inner ring road, New City Road, where the SMT sales premises can be seen, was closed off and traffic diverted onto temporary roads which connected to Cambridge Street. This resulted in buses bouncing their way towards the city as the passengers on L325, SGD327 Leyland PD2/24 with GCT body are experiencing!
Photo taken Sunday 26 May 1974, re-aligned New City Road,Glasgow
(added 13 July 2020)
Departing from Wembley Stadium and seen in Wembley Hill Road, is Smith Reading LRD857F, an A.E.C. 6U3ZR Reliance, which had been new in March 1968, with a Duple Northern Commander III C51F body.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1970, Wembley Hill Road, Wembley
(added 13 July 2020)
Seen in Victoria Coach Station is VDB962, a Leyland PSU3/3RT Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama C49F body, which had been new in December 1962 as North Western, Stockport 962.
Photo taken Sunday 29 March 1970, London Victoria Coach Station
(added 13 July 2020)
SHP747G, seen in Wembley Hill Road, when departing from Wembley Stadium, was a Leyland PSU3A/4R Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama Elite C51F body of Red House Garage, Coventry.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1970, Wembley Hill Road, Wembley
(added 13 July 2020)
VTC716H seen in Wembley Hill Road, when departing from Wembley Stadium, was a Leyland PSU4A/4RT Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama Elite C41F body in the fleet of Fishwick & Brindle, Leyland.
Photo taken Saturday 9 May 1970, Wembley Hill Road, Wembley
(added 13 July 2020)

This early 1950s York Pullman AEC Regal III and its partner caused quite a stir, when they returned from C.H. Roe after rebodying in the early 1960s, FVY410 and FVY411.
Photo taken 1965, Piccadilly, York
(added 10 July 2020)

Routemaster RM1101, 101CLT, captured on a wet night alongside another iconic London passenger transport vehicle and what looks like a passing "Leyland N......L"
Photo taken Friday 30 October 1981, near Victoria Railway Station, London
(added 9 July 2020)
Ribble 1574, LCK737, a Leyland PD3/4 with Burlingham H72F body from 1958 poses under the magnificent departure board at Southport bus station about to leave on the S2 service to Liverpool which came under the Liverpool area services.
Photo taken Saturday 15 March 1975, Southport Bus Station
(added 9 July 2020)

Crosville 285HFM was one of the prototype Lodekkas, LDX or LDS6G built in 1958, seen here in Mostyn Street, Llandudno on a service to Penmaer Head.
Photo taken Mostyn Street, LLandudno
(added 8 July 2020)
GMT 1727, XVU357M a 1974 Seddon Midi with Seddon B19F bodywork, and 5073, WMA113E a 1967 Bristol RESL6G with NCME B43F bodywork, originally SHMD 113
Photo taken Sunday 10 August 1980, Werneth Low
(added 8 July 2020)
GMT 5632, NMA332D, a 1966 Daimler Fleetline with NCME H43/31F bodywork, originally SHMD 32.
Photo taken August 1979, Mosley St, Manchester
(added 8 July 2020)
GMT 5645, ELG45F a 1968 Daimler Fleetline with NCME H41/27D bodywork, originally SHMD 45
Photo taken Tuesday 24 February 1981, Stockport, Mersey Square
(added 8 July 2020)
NRO154D of World Wide Coaches, London S.E.5 was an A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama C47F body, seen in Winchester on an Omnibus Touring Circle visit to Chisnell, Winchester and Gosport & Fareham, Hoeford.
Photo taken Sunday 22 March 1970, Winchester
(added 8 July 2020)

387CH, Trent Motor Traction Matador breakdown truck converted in Central Works Derby.
Photo taken January 1973, Meadow Road Depot, Derby
(added 7 July 2020)
Malta Bus EBY513, a Bedford YRQ built in 1972 with Plaxton Panorama Elite II B45F bodywork.
Photo taken Tuesday 17 May 2011, Valletta Bus Station
(added 7 July 2020)
PTC597G, a Bedford VAL 70 with Duple C53F body dating from 1969.
Photo taken Thursday 4 September 1975, Barrow in Furness garage
(added 7 July 2020)
"Mavis , dear, watch out for this bus coming along" " I'm dying for a cuppa Rita. Let's try that nice looking café across the road". Pennine OWY197K a Leyland PSU3B/4R with Plaxton C49F.
Photo taken July 1980, Setttle
(added 7 July 2020)
A charming picture of ABO146B, AEC Reliance with Harrington C36F body in the Western Welsh fleet. Location not recorded but it could be Devon. Hope the foal is sleeping!
Photo taken 1966?
(added 7 July 2020)
Hoyle, Todmorden LVH8, an AEC Reliance MU2RA with Roe B44F body, new in 1956 to Huddersfield JOC (8), passing to Huddersfield Corporation on the winding up of the JOC.
Photo taken 1973, York
(added 7 July 2020)
OLE584E of Hall, Hounslow (Silverline Tours), was an A.E.C. 2U3RA Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama I C44F body seen in Chesterfield during an Omnibus Touring Circle visit.
Photo taken Sunday 17 August 1969, Chesterfield
(added 7 July 2020)

Doncaster Corporation 31, 431MDT, a Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/11 with Roe B45F body, new in 1963.
Photo taken 1973, Doncaster Corporation Leicester Avenue Depot
(added 5 July 2020)
Doncaster Corporation 51, UDT451F, a Leyland Royal Tiger Cub RTC1/2 with Roe B45D body, new in 1967.
Photo taken 1973, Doncaster Corporation Leicester Avenue Depot
(added 5 July 2020)
Doncaster Corporation 59, CDT559H, a Seddon Pennine RU with Seddon B42D body, new in 1970.
Photo taken 1973, Doncaster Corporation Leicester Avenue Depot
(added 5 July 2020)
Doncaster Corporation 7, an AEC Matador O853 former military vehicle, rebuilt by DCT into a Towing Wagon.
Photo taken 1973, Doncaster Corporation Leicester Avenue Depot
(added 5 July 2020)

On 1st July one time Brighton, Hove & District 1940 K5G CAP211 (6356) left for a new life with Kirsty & Ashley Blackman (trading as The Revivist) of York, who have acquired it for restoration.
Photo taken Wednesday 1 July 2020
(added 4 July 2020)

Hall, Hounslow (Silverline Tours) VYH57G which was named The Statesman and is seen on Madeira Drive at Brighton, was an A.E.C. 6U3ZR Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama Elite C30F body.
Photo taken Sunday 20 April 1969, Madeira Drive, Brighton
(added 2 July 2020)
RUE811G, new to Court, Fillongley in August 1968, was an A.E.C. 6U3ZR Reliance with a Plaxton Panorama I C51F body, and was seen in Coventry.
Photo taken Sunday 25 May 1969, Coventry
(added 2 July 2020)
Gash, Newark L05, TVO981G, seen in Huntingdon Street Bus Station in Nottingham, was a Leyland PSU4/3RT Leopard with a Plaxton Panorama Elite C41F body.
Photo taken Sunday 15 June 1969, Huntingdon Street Bus Station, Nottingham
(added 2 July 2020)
CHR485 was a Leyland Tiger TS8 with Harrington C32R body, new in 1940 to Wilts & Dorset (186). I believe it was rebodied (or maybe the Harrington body heavily rebuilt) by Portsmouth Aviation after the war.
Photo taken Sunday 8 August 1971, Harry Ramsden's Car Park, White Cross, Guiseley
(added 2 July 2020)
Felix of Hatfield CWX484H, an AEC Reliance 6U3ZR with Plaxton Panorama Elite C51F body, new in 1970.
Photo taken 1973, Felix Depot, Dunsville near Hatfield
(added 2 July 2020)
Scarborough Corner Café in 1976, and no sign of social distancing! Bristol VRTSL 624 loaded up for a run to South Sands. On the original slide, the registration number appears to be CHN224H but I think it should be CHN624H. The Lodekka behind, 5107HN is displaying "UNITED", perhaps drafted in for the peak season.
Photo taken Sunday 22 August 1976, Scarborough Corner Cafe
(added 2 July 2020)

West Yorkshire Bristol RE 1223 (SRG23 in old money), MWX140D, was demonstrated at the Earls Court show in 1966, sitting in the sun alongside other vehicles.
Photo taken 1966, Earls Court, London
(added 30 June 2020)
One of the less well-known MCW products on a Bedford VAM chassis at the 1966 Earls Court show, carrying the trade plates 395NK.
Photo taken 1966, Earls Court, London
(added 30 June 2020)
LYY827D was demonstrated at the Earls Court show, an AEC Swift with Marshall B48D body in the then Leeds City Transport livery
Photo taken 1966, Earls Court, London
(added 30 June 2020)
In Golden Miller livery at the Earls Court Show, this Ford with Duple Viceroy body was photographed in the demonstration Park carrying trade plate 790TW.
Photo taken 1966, Earls Court, London
(added 30 June 2020)
KCH115, a Trent Leyland PD2 with Metro-Cammell highbridge body new in 1957, fleet number 1015 renumbered in June 1962 to 772.
Photo taken Mid 1960's, Nottingham Area
(added 30 June 2020)

675COD is a Bristol SUS4A dating from 1960 and one of only 3 preserved SUS vehicles.
Photo taken Thursday 18 June 2020, Eardisland
(added 28 June 2020)

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