HUDDERSFIELD PASSENGER TRANSPORT GROUP

Public Transport to & from Kirkheaton

before deregulation of bus services

 

Huddersfield Corporation bus 5 CX4802 a Huddersfield built  Karrier K chassis number 4020 with Blackburn Aeroplane single deck thirty seat front entrance body new 16th May 1921 for 1592 10s 0d and ran until 31 December 1926, scrap value realised 110 & had run for 137811 miles. It is seen in Kirkheaton village by what is today chemist shop, the houses behind went many years ago Kirkheaton service via Long Lane, Dalton was the Corporations second bus route.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 33 VH7534 owned by the London, Midland & Scottish Railway Company a AEC Regal chassis built in Southall, London, chassis number 06621641 with a Brush Company of Loughborough 32 sear rear entrance body new 12th April 1935 for 1513, it ran 259444 miles. It was sold to Henry Lane a dealer on 3 Feb 1945 for 500,  it is seen stuck possibly on St Mary's Lane in snow on route 59 to Kirkheaton via Long Lane, Dalton.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Com- mittee bus 38 VH7890 owned by the corporation a Leyland Cub built in Leyland Lanc's chassis number 4046 a one man operated bus with a Charles Roberts of Wakefield front entrance body with 20 seats new 1st June 1935 for 831 seen on the Upperheaton route (one word) In January 1940 it was converted to a minietime theatre for entertaining troop's, it was commandeered by military, back at the J.O.C. having run 71592 miles for the J.O.C., on 1 April 1946 it was sold to Chapman's Ivy Coaches for 400

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 203 CCX651 owned by the London, Midland & Scottish Railway Company a Daimler CWA6 built in Coventry chassis number 11618 with Duple of Hendon, London double deck utility lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new 1 May 1944 for 2459 15s 0d, seen on Lord St Huddersfield before proceeding to Byram St for service 17 to Upper Heaton, it ran 334295 miles for the J.O.C. on 30 September 1954 it was sold to Birds Commercial Motors, Stratford Upon Avon for 275.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 210 CCX700 owned by the Corporation a Daimler CWA6 built in Coventry chassis number 11828 with Duple of Hendon, London double deck utility lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new 22 September 1944 for 2484 5s 0d, seen on Byram St for service 15 for Dalton a duplicate on the Houses Hill service.

68 CCX716 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD27368 built in Wolve-rhampton with Charles H. Roe utility body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs   new 1945 it was rebodied by Charles H. Roe a double deck lowbridge 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs built in 1953 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 69 was withdrawn in 1966.

69 CCX797 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD27802 built in Wolve-rhampton with Charles H. Roe utility body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs   new 1945 it was rebodied by Charles H. Roe a double deck lowbridge 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs built in 1953 seen at ? anyone know! operating on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. 69 was withdrawn in 1966.

69 CCX797 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD27802 built in Wolve-rhampton with Charles H. Roe utility body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs   new 1945 it was rebodied by Charles H. Roe a double deck lowbridge 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs built in 1953 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 69 was withdrawn in 1966.

69 CCX797 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD27802 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe utility body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs   new 1945 it was rebodied by Charles H. Roe a double deck lowbridge 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs built in 1953 seen at Dewsbury operating on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. 69 was withdrawn in 1966.

70 CCX801 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD27825 built in Wolve-rhampton with Charles H. Roe utility body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs   new 1945 it was rebodied by Charles H. Roe a double deck lowbridge 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs built in 1953 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 70 was withdrawn in 1968. It was preserved in 1968.

73 DVH752 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS1 chassis number 482939 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 32 seats new 1948 seen at Dewsbury operating on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. 73 was withdrawn in 1959. It was sold to Gitting's Wrexham & is now preserved.

75 DVH755 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS1 chassis number 483003 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 32 seats new 1948 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 76 was withdrawn in 1959. It was sold to Davies, Pontlotty, Wales

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 222 ECX422 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9612E4140 with Northern Coachbuilders of Gateshead double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 29 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs new 4 June 1949 for 4014 2s 3d it is seen at newly built Shore Head roundabout destination set for its next journey to Houses Hill via Long Lane, Dalton & Lane Side, Kirkheaton, in 1964 it was sold to Ponds, Hoddleston

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 224 ECX424 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9612E4143 with Northern Coachbuilders of Gateshead double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 29 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs new 1 June 1949 for 4014 2s 3d it is seen at Byram St., Huddersfield for a journey to Houses Hill via Long Lane, Dalton & Lane Side, Kirkheaton.

 

79 ECX605 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36197 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 79 was withdrawn in 1962.

79 ECX605 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36197 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Dewsbury operating on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. 79 was withdrawn in 1962.

79 ECX605 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36197 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen on waste ground by old Leeds Road now site of the Sports Centre in Huddersfield waiting to operate a duplicate journey to Kirkheaton on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 79 was withdrawn in 1962.

80 ECX606 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36198 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 80 was withdrawn in 1962.

80 ECX606 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36198 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 80 was withdrawn in 1962.

80 ECX606 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36198 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen on waste ground by old Leeds Road now site of the Sports Centre in Huddersfield waiting to operate a duplicate journey to Kirkheaton on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 80 was withdrawn in 1962.

80 ECX606 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36198 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 80 was withdrawn in 1962.

81 ECX607 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36214 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 81 was withdrawn in 1964.

81 ECX607 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36214 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Dewsbury, operating on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. 81 was withdrawn in 1964.

82 ECX608 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36215 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Dewsbury, operating on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. 82 was withdrawn in 1964.

82 ECX608 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36215 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Southgate, Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 82 was withdrawn in 1964.

82 ECX608 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD36215 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 26 seats downstairs   new 1949 seen at Waterloo Garage to run from Kirkheaton or Houses Hill to Mirfield Grammar School. 82 was withdrawn in 1964.

83 EVH211 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS2/1 chassis number 491400 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 32 seats new 1949 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 83 was withdrawn in 1960.

85 EVH213 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS2/1 chassis number 491402 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 34 seats new 1949 it was rebodied by Windover with a 35 seat coach body seen at Waterloo Garage having run a duplicate journey to Kirkeaton! on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 85 was withdrawn in 1967.

85 EVH213 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS2/1 chassis number 491402 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 34 seats new 1949 it was rebodied by Windover with a 35 seat coach body seen at Waterloo Garage having run a duplicate journey to Kirkeaton! on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 85 was withdrawn in 1967.

86 EVH214 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS2/1 chassis number 494868 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 34 seats new 1949 it was rebodied by Windover with a 35 seat coach body seen at Waterloo Garage having run a duplicate journey to on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 86 was withdrawn in 1967.

86 EVH214 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Leyland Tiger PS2/1 chassis number 494868 built in Leyland, Lanc's with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds single deck 34 seats new 1949 it was rebodied by Windover with a 35 seat coach body seen at Lord St., Huddersfield on a duplicate journey to Kirkeaton! on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. 86 was withdrawn in 1967.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 229 GCX29 owned by the Railway Executive a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E2692 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new 1 July 1952 it is seen at Southgate by the Oxford Hotel, Huddersfield on a journey to Kirkheaton via Long Lane, Dalton.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 230 GCX30 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E2693 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new 1 July 1952 it is seen on Byram St., Huddersfield on a duplicate journey to Dalton. It was withdrawn from service in 1969.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 230 GCX30 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E2693 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new 1 August 1952 it is a official picture with Houses Hill number on the back. It ran until 1969.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 232 HVH232 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E4913 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 30 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new on 17 October 1954. It cost 4165 14s 4d and is seen on Byram St., Huddersfield on route 16 to Kirkheaton via Long Lane, Dalton, It ran until 30th of November 1971.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 233 HVH233 owned by the Railway Executive a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E4913 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 30 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new on 17 October 1954. It cost 4165 14s 4d and is seen at Kirkheaton Railway Bridge on return from Upper Heaton on route 17, It ran until 17th of June 1971.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 240 HVH370 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E4923 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 30 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new in June 1955 and is seen on Byram St., Huddersfield on route16 to Kirkheaton via Long Lane, Dalton, It ran until 2nd of August 1971.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 242 HVH372 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent lll built in Southall, London chassis number 9613E4931 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders of Blackburn double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 30 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new in May 1955 and is seen on Southgate, Huddersfield on route16 to Kirkheaton via Long Lane, Dalton, It ran until 30th March 1970.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 9 LVH9 owned by the Railway Executive a AEC Reliance with underfloor engine built in Southall, London chassis number MU2RA1319 with Charles H. Roe of Crossgates, Leeds one man operated single deck body with 44 seats new in 1956 is seen at Byram St., on the 57 Sunday service to Houses Hill via Lepton. It passed to West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1st April 1974 as bus 4009 & went on loan to Baddeley Bros., Holmfirth for their Holmfirth - Penistone route.

91 NCX176 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab 1V chassis number FD73922 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs fitted with rear entrance Doors  new 1958 seen at Dewsbury on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. Passed to Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 685

93 NCX178 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab 1V chassis number FD73932 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs fitted with rear entrance Doors  new 1958 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. Passed to Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 687

93 NCX178 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab 1V chassis number FD73932 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs fitted with rear entrance Doors  new 1958 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. Passed to Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 687

93 NCX178 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab 1V chassis number FD73932 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs fitted with rear entrance Doors  new 1958 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating a duplicate to Kirkheaton on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. Passed to Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 687

94 NCX179 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab 1V chassis number FD73934 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs fitted with rear entrance Doors  new 1958 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield operating a duplicate to Kirkheaton on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton & Mirfield service. Passed to Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 688

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 184 NCX884 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent V built in Southall London chassis number D2RA439 with Charles H. Roe of Crossgates, Leeds high bridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 37 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new in April 1958 is seen on Wakefield Road, returning on route 16 from Kirkheaton, highbridge buses could not run routes 15 Houses Hill, 16 Kirkheaton and 17 Upper Heaton until Kirkheaton bridge had been removed. It passed to West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1st April 1974 as bus 4184.

95 OVH606 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 594102 with Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 43 seats intended as a Stratford Blue bus but diverted to County Motors in 1960 seen in Lord St., Huddersfield on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 95 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 594

96 OVH607 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 594103 with Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 43 seats intended as a Stratford Blue bus but diverted to County Motors in 1960 seen setting down in the old Dewsbury Bus Station on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 96 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 595

96 OVH607 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 594103 with Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 43 seats intended as a Stratford Blue bus but diverted to County Motors in 1960 seen in Lord St., Huddersfield on a duplicate journey to Kirkheaton on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 96 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 595

 

96 OVH607 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 594103 with Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 43 seats intended as a Stratford Blue bus but diverted to County Motors in 1960 seen in Dewsbury to run on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton and Waterloo service. 96 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 595

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 190 PVH990 owned by the Corporation a Guy Arab built in Wolverhampton chassis number FD74319 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders body built in Blackburn  new in October 1959

70 CCX801 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Guy Arab lll chassis number FD27825 built in Wolve-rhampton with Charles H. Roe utility body built at Crossgates, Leeds seen at Lord St., Huddersfield

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 190 PVH990 owned by the Corporation a Guy Arab built in Wolverhampton chassis number FD74319 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders body built in Blackburn with highbridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 37 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new in October 1959 and is seen at Kirkheaton terminus having just arrived from Upper Heaton on service 17 to Huddersfield now operating via Grosvenor Road. New 100% Corporation service 71 covering the Long Lane, Dalton section and extended to Lindley, 190 passed to West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1st April 1974 as bus 4190.

 

97 SVH354 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 605521 with Metropolitan Camel Weymann body built in Birmingham with 45 seats in September 1960 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 97 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 596, Later sold to Wilson's, Cornwath.

97 SVH354 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 605521 with Metropolitan Cammel Weymann body built in Birmingham with 45 seats in September 1960 seen in Dewsbury to run on the un-numbered Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton and Waterloo service. 97 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 596, Later sold to Wilson's, Cornwath.

 

97 SVH354 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 605521 with Metropolitan Cammel Weymann body built in Birmingham with 45 seats in September 1960 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 97 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 596, Later sold to Wilson's, Cornwath.

 

98 SVH355 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 605522 with Metropolitan Cammel Weymann body built in Birmingham with 45 seats in September 1960 seen at Lord St., Huddersfield on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 98 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 597

 

98 SVH355 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Tiger Cub PSUC1/1 built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number 605522 with Metropolitan Cammel Weymann body built in Birmingham with 45 seats in September 1960 seen at Waterloo Garage having run a journey to Mirfield on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 98 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 597

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 194 SCX194 owned by the Corporation a AEC Regent V built in Southall, London chassis number 2D2RA950 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders front entrance body built in Blackburn with highbridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 39 seats upstairs and 31 seats downstairs new in 1960 and is seen with Upper Heaton on the destination although it is not on the Upper Heaton service.

 

194 was sold on 31 May 1973 to Hartwood Export of Birdwell, Barnsley who then exported it upon the sale to Kowloon Motor Bus, Hong Kong, in Hong Kong it became 2A27 BG4139 and was rebuilt with full depth opening windows and was fitted for one man operation.

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 201 UCX201 owned by the British Transport Commission a AEC Regent V built in Southall, London chassis number 2D2RA1040 with Charles H. Roe built in Crossgates, Leeds front entrance body with highbridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 39 seats upstairs and 31 seats downstairs new in 1962 and is seen in Southgate, on the 16 Kirkheaton via Grosvenor Road service. 201 to passed the West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1 April 1974 as 4201

Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee bus 103 XCX103 owned by the British Transport Commission a Leyland Titan PD2A/24 built in Leyland Lanc's chassis number 622728 with Charles H. Roe built in Crossgates, Leeds front entrance body with highbridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 37 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs new in May 1963 and is seen on Byram St., Huddersfield on the 16 Kirkheaton via Grosvenor Road service. 103 to passed the West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1 April 1974 as 4103

 

104_YCX539 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number L00663 with Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 53 seats in August 1962 seen setting down at the old Dewsbury Bus Station on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 104 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 392

 

 

104_YCX539 a County Motors (Lepton) Ltd underfloor engined Leyland Leopard PSU3/1R built at Leyland Lanc's Chassis number L00663 with Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 53 seats in August 1962 seen at Lord S., Huddersfield on the un-numbered Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service. 104 passed Yorkshire Traction Oct 1968 as 392

On 1st of October 1969 Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee buses & services were sold back to the Corporation 472 HVH472D a Corporation bus purchased for trolleybus replacement now preserved a Daimler CVG6LX-30DD built in Coventry chassis number 30411 with East Lancashire Coachbuilders built in Blackburn front entrance body with highbridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 41 seats upstairs and 29 seats downstairs new in 1966 and is seen on Byram St., Huddersfield on the 16 Kirkheaton via Grosvenor Road service. 472 to passed the West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1 April 1974 as 4472

504 OCX504F a Corporation bus purchased for trolleybus replacement a rear engined Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in Coventry chassis number 62761 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds front entrance body with highbridge (centre gangway) double deck body with 43 seats upstairs and 32 seats downstairs new in 13th July 1968 and is seen on Byram St., Huddersfield on the now one man operated with fare boxes 16 Kirkheaton via Grosvenor Road service. 504 to passed the West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1 April 1974 as 4504

137 YVH537K a Corporation bus a rear engined Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in Coventry chassis number 64766 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds dual entrance body with centre staircase double deck body with 45 seats upstairs and 29 seats downstairs new in 1st December 1972 and is seen on Town Road, Kirkheaton on the now one man operated with fare boxes 16 Kirkheaton via Grosvenor Road service. 137 to passed the West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1 April 1974 as 4137

137 YVH537K a Corporation bus a rear engined Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in Coventry chassis number 64766 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds dual entrance body with centre staircase double deck body with 45 seats upstairs and 29 seats downstairs new in 1st December 1972 and is seen at Kirkheaton Terminus on the now one man operated 16 Kirkheaton via Grosvenor Road service. 137 to passed the West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1 April 1974 as 4137

4120 EVH120C a West Yorkshire P.T.E Metro Kirklees from 1st April 4174, a Daimler CVG6LX-30DD built in Coventry chassis number 30324 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds front entrance double deck body with 39 seats upstairs and 31 seats downstairs new in October 1965 to Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee as bus 120 passing to the Corporation 1st October 1969 and is seen at the top of Grosvenor Road Ravensknowle.

4029 PCX29G West Yorkshire P.T.E Metro Kirklees from 1st April 4174, a rear engined Daimler Fleetline SRG6LX built in Coventry chassis number 62128 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds front entrance single deck body with 44 seats new in October 1968 to Huddersfield Joint Omnibus Committee as bus 29 passing to the Corporation 1st October 1969 and is seen in Leeds Road Garage having been on 15 House Hill via Grosvenor Rd service.

4131 UCX131H West Yorkshire P.T.E Metro Kirklees from 1st April 4174, a rear engined Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in Coventry chassis number 63823 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds dual entrance body with centre staircase double deck body with 45 seats upstairs and 29 seats downstairs new on 1st June 1970, and is seen in St Georges Square on the renumbered and re-routed 357 Huddersfield Bus Station to Kirkheaton via Dalton Green Lane service.

4149 GVH149L West Yorkshire P.T.E Metro Kirklees from 1st April 4174, a rear engined Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX built in Coventry chassis number 66816 with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds dual entrance body with centre staircase double deck body with 45 seats upstairs and 29 seats downstairs new on 2nd June 1973, and is seen in Huddersfield Bus Station on the renumbered 356 Huddersfield Bus Station to Upper Heaton via Grosvenor Road service.

687 NCX178 a Yorkshire Traction Guy Arab 1V chassis number FD73932 built in Wolverhampton with Charles H. Roe body built at Crossgates, Leeds double deck lowbridge (side sunken gangway) 27 seats upstairs and 28 seats downstairs fitted with rear entrance Doors  new 1958 seen at Lord St., Hudd-ersfield operating a duplicate from Kirkheaton on the 62 Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton & Waterloo service. It is ex County Motors (Lepton) Ltd 93 in October 1968

 

527 KVH557E a Yorkshire Traction underfloor engined Leyland Leopard PSU3/3R built at Leyland, Lanc's chassis number L65105 Marshall body built in Cambridge with 53 seats with front entrance new July 1967 seen in Dewsbury's old bus station on the 62 Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton and Waterloo service. It is ex County Motors (Lepton) Ltd 114 in October 1968

527 WHE527J a Yorkshire Traction underfloor engined Leyland Leopard PSU4A/4R built at Leyland, Lanc's chassis number 903905 Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 45 seats with front entrance new January 1971 seen in Dewsbury's old bus station on the 62 Dewsbury to Huddersfield via Mirfield, Kirkheaton and Waterloo service.

 

527 WHE527J a Yorkshire Traction underfloor engined Leyland Leopard PSU4A/4R built at Leyland, Lanc's chassis number 903905 Willowbrook body built in Loughborough with 45 seats with front entrance new January 1971 seen on Lord St., Huddersfield on the 62 Huddersfield to Dewsbury via Waterloo, Kirkheaton and Mirfield service.

   Workman's ticket used by County Motors (Lepton) Ltd

       

     

     

        

    Tickets used by County Motors (Lepton) Ltd

The hand written ones are Bell Punch Bellagraphic they have a audit roll same as the tickets issued, the company had to add up each ticket to check revenue.

The ink printed ones are 'Ticket Issuing Machines', the machine adds up the revenue.

County Motors (Lepton) Ltd Timetable 1952

       

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huddersfield Corporation Tickets         Bell Punch Ultimate numbered tickets,     The ink print ticket is Almex

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Huddersfield Corporation put a picture of Kirkheaton Terminus on the front of the 1971 timetable                     1965 Timetable above                                                       1955 Fares left.

 
Since Deregulation of Bus Services Kirkheaton has been served by competing bus services provided by:-
Yorkshire Rider Huddersfield who became

Badgerline then

Kingfisher Huddersfield then

First Bus

who ran 356 Huddersfield - Kirkheaton
  357 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  356 Longwood - Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  357 Quarmby - Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  369 Lindley - Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  317 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  371 Lindley - Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  373 Mount - Huddersfield - Kirkheaton
  262 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton (eves)
Ivy Coaches who ran 360 Balmoral Avenue - Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
Blue Bus who ran 372 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
  317 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton - Dewsbury
K-Line who ran 317 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton
Black Prince who ran 262 Huddersfield - Kirkheaton - Dewsbury
Yorkshire Woollen District who became

Arriva

who ran 262 Huddersfield - Kirkheaton - Dewsbury
  X62 Dewsbury - Kirkheaton - Storthes Hall
Yorkshire Traction who sold service to

Huddersfield Bus Company

who ran 262 Huddersfield - Kirkheaton - Dewsbury
  262 Huddersfield - Kirkheaton - Dewsbury
  262 Huddersfield - Upper Heaton - Dewsbury
       
       

4477 KVH477E a Daimler Fleetline CRG6 with a Charles H. Roe body with 43 seats upstairs and 32 seats downstairs built July 1967 passed from Huddersfield Corporaetion 477 to West Yorkshire P.T.E. 1st April 1974 as 4477 fitted with a roof by Willowbrook for the P.T.E., bus remained in red for a while. It is seen here on the old Monday Market site at Great Northern Street being driven by my-self as part of the celebration of 100 years of public transport in 1983

John S. Hinchliffe 2012.

john@jsh1949.co.uk

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