Overview of line of buses and spectators with family picnicking at the Alton Bus Rally & running day 2019. Southdown Motor Services (popularly known as Southdown Buses) was formed in 1915 with the intention of providing bus services to a big chunk of the South Coast (the "Southcoast" name already having been taken).. Southdown was founded by "The two Alfreds", Alfred Douglas Mackenzie and Alfred Cannon, who worked together to make Southdown's a cut above the normal bus service, with better … Its staggering to realise that one batch of coaches could number 130 and just goes to show how the British holiday scene has changed so much. Alfred Mackenzie had started out as a transport enthusiast and trainspotter, and this seems to have helped him develop an appreciation of the railway companies' management of their networks, locomotives, rolling stock, and timetables that meant that he was already trained in the disciplines necessary for the construction of a large transport network before Southdown started. Seen at the Southsea Spectacular. England. Preserved Leyland and Bristol buses run previously by Southdown. Classic-era Southdown Motor Services' buses used different colour-scheme themes to differentiate between their "bUs" and "coach" services (the "coaches" being the more top-end vehicles). A now preserved Leyland Leopard, previously run by Southdown as fleet number 122. Photograph and Copy contributed by Roger Cox, Quick links to the  -  Comments Page  -  Contact Page  -  Home Page. Getting back to the Park Royal GUY Arab IV’s. A couple of photos are attached illustrating a Northern vehicle and one of Newcastle’s 1957 high bridge buses. Pictures of Southdown buses. I could go on a real nostalgia fest here, Ronnie. Preserved Southdown 1249. Welcome to the official website for Preserved Southdown Leyland National PCD 80R... - For details of Tinkers Park 2021, please click the HERE... - A full list of buses that attended Tinkers Park 2020 can be found under the relevant page above. Published on line. Eventually the Commissioners came down in favour of Southdown and they were awarded the licence. These vehicles were used on express coach work initially. But these vehicles came in penny numbers, too! ... containing the largest collection of preserved buses and coaches on one site in the North East of England. “The Fylde Transport Trust is the guardian of a unique collection of buses and trams spanning over 80 years of public transport history. Here is another all-Leyland Titan, seen outside the Southdown bus station in Pevensey Road, but this is one of the first batch of the later PD2 models. Bristol Commercial Vehicles Enthusiasts. The preserved bus fleet in the UK includes dating from the earliest pre-war models right up to models manufactured after the year 2000. Alfred Mackenzie had started out as a transport enthusiast and trainspotter, and this seems to have helped him develop an appreciation of the railway companies' management of their networks, locomotives, rolling stock, and timetables that meant that he was already trained in the disciplines necessary for the construction of a large transport network before Southdown started. I recall end of school day transport at the Buddle was provided by four vehicles, two for High Farm and two for Sunholme, usually older vehicles but sometimes newly overhauled vehicles doing what I assume were running in turns. £0.00 £14.95. Below is a list of known preserved vehicles which were new to the Maidstone & District Motor Services. The details about seating capacity for this batch are wrong. Jul 30, 2019 - Explore Mark O'Keeffe's board "Southdown Buses" on Pinterest. The company had an advertising and ticket sales booth at Brighton Aquarium. One of the largest collections of vehicles owned formerly by Southdown Motor Services. The Weymann Fanfare bodied Tiger Cubs came in two batches 1130-1144 Reg XUF 130-144 in 1960 and 1145-1154 Reg 8145-8154 CD in 1962 after that the Leopard was the chassis of choice. The original company has passed into history, so it is to the preserved examples we look to today that keeps the memory alive. Preserved Southdown buses Line Up on Worthing Sea Front. I remember the ECW rebodied TD5s also largely because they were quite fast and refined mechanically, for a bus of that era.They seemed to spend a lot of their time on the 5 Whitley Bay (St. Mary’s Lighthouse) to Newcastle (Haymarket)until about 1955, when they I think (its all a long time ago now) they were largely replaced on that route by the 1955 Orion bodied Guys. Southdown – Leyland Titan – UF 4813. For more information on current and former vehicles, please contact the East Kent and Maidstone & District Bus Club who's information far exceeds that of any website. History. The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. 2093 : OCD763G Big Bus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Last reported : May 2016. Buses in the Acton depot of the London Transport Museum. Preserved Southdown 103 Jul18. Links to all fleets are accessible via the pages listed above Click to Enter This list is ONLY of those listed as preserved and does not list all known survivors. Last Website Update: 03/01/2021. A slightly thick version of the "Mackenzie script" version of the Southdown logo, on the side of a small model Southdown coach [image info], A model of a Southdown Buses "dormy" bus shed on the museum's East Sussex Countryside 00-gauge model railway layout, based on the example at Amberley (Brian Bennett) [image info], 1961: advert for Southdown express buses between London and Brighton [image info], 1962 map of Old Steine, showing the Southdown Bus Station [image info], 2019: A pair of Southdown buses at the 2019 HCVS rally [image info], Mug with the Southdown logo, Stagecoach Group era [image info], Special issue of "Buses" magazine (June 2015) with an 18-page pullout marking the 100-year anniversary of Southdown [image info], The Southdown Enthusiasts' Club (southdownenthusiastsclub.org.uk) [image info], Southdown bus DVDs (www.dentours.com) [image info]. The majority of these are privately owned and further details are given in the list which can be downloaded. More new buses arrived in the period up until World War II, mainly of Leyland Southdown PSV Limited. and the numbers are quite staggering. VRT Series 1. Bus Coach Portsmouth Coaches Buses Trains Transportation Trainers Workout Trainer Train. Fleet list. Preserved Southdown 510 Jul18. Those of NCT were all AEC Regent V. The 1956 NGT group vehicles were GUY Arab IV, and the intake for 1957 were R/D versions on a Leyland PD2/12 chassis. Southdown Motors Services Ltd (although this was the legal name of the company (until 1992) it was normally referred to as Southdown Motor Services [1] ) was a bus and coach operator in East and West Sussex and parts of Hampshire , in southern England . Overview of line of buses and spectators with family picnicking at the Alton Bus Rally & running day 2019. Preserved Buses List. This list is ONLY of those listed as preserved and does not list all known survivors. Below is a list of known preserved vehicles which were new to the East Kent Road Car Company Limited. Believed to have been built by Beadle on Park Royal frames, the easy way to tell these near identical batches apart was the Beadle’s had sliding ventilators and the Park Royal’s had half drops. REG NO / LICENCE PLATE CHASSIS BODY STATUS/LAST KNOWN OWNER AEC Regent V - continued from previous page WFN 842 AEC Regent V Park Royal Sold to PVS {dealer}, Carlton, 1/84, for scrap YJG 811 AEC Regent V Park Royal Sold to Ensign {dealer}, Purfleet, … I came across a mention in a book about a "Southdown" coach arriving at the newly opened Hotel Ukrania, Moscow in 1958. Part 2: London AECs. Part 2 contains the list of preserved AEC buses and coaches that originated with London Transport or London Country Bus Services. Southdown Motor Services 1929 Leyland Titan TD1 Brush O27/24RO. This article is about former bus company now owned by Stagecoach Group. Few former bus companies have retained a place in former customers’ psyche’s more than Southdown Motor Services. Buses in the Acton depot of the London Transport Museum. As of 2009 it was believed the number of preserved buses in the UK numbered over 5,000. Taken in the mid sixties at the exit of Eastbourne Cavendish Place coach station this photo is of one of the last batch of Southdown’s 130 Tiger Cub/ Beadle coaches. I’ll shut up now! There have been comments over the years about the last Beadle double deck bodies to be built delivered to Southdown in Nov/Dec 1956 but few photos. For more information on current and former vehicles, please contact the East Kent and Maidstone & District Bus Club who's information far exceeds that of any website. A Fleet List of All known Bus and Coach Operators in West Yorkshire.This publication is part&nb.. £9.00 . As a child, my interest in buses came from the regular rides on Southdown buses from Waterlooville into Portsmouth then on Porsmouth Corporation vehicles to see friends and family. As you say, Tynemouth & District had eight of them, FT 9408/15 208/15 I started as a driver at Percy Main in 1967, so by now they were nearly 11 years old, but they were VERY reliable, and for all their age they were a delight to drive, but how much better would they have been if they ha been fitted with a G6LW rather than a 5? By this time we had quite a number of the superb Alexander bodied CRG6LX Daimler Fleetlines, so I was probably in a minority, but I for one was sorry to see them go. The choice of 1450-1499 also enabled Southdown to link the fleet numbers with the registration numbers but, with 10 vehicles having been converted to buses, there were ten gaps in the sequence. For existing independent company, see Southdown PSV. 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This list is ONLY of those listed as preserved and does not list all known survivors. Preserved Southdown buses Line Up on Worthing Sea Front. Scotland. Welcome to the official website for Preserved Southdown Leyland National PCD 80R... - For details of Tinkers Park 2021, please click the HERE... - A full list of buses that attended Tinkers Park 2020 can be found under the relevant page above. In 1984 and 85 it was allocated to Chichester garage. A Directory of Bus Fleetists. The Society was formed in 1982 to perpetuate interest in the former DEVON GENERAL OMNIBUS & TOURING CO. LTD, and its successors, and to stimulate and encourage preservation for future generations. Contact. My memories date from the mid 1950s when I can just about remember the ECW rebodied Leyland TD5s and the trio of AEC Regents rebodied by Pickering. Preserved Southdown bus 125 (CD 5125) 1920 Leyland N Type Short Brothers (1928 rebody), Amberley Museum, 27 July 2004.jpg 418 × 329; 160 KB. Southdown bought several batches of Leyland Leopard service buses; Free bus rides were run on two routes, open toppers providing a seafront service; Built in 1963, this Leyland Leopard L2 has 31ft 5in long Harrington coachwork; The old Southdown livery applied to this Alexander Dash bodied Dart that served with Southdown’s successor, Stagecoach Further to Ronnie Hoye’s post, Northern took 28 Guy Arabs with Park Royal bodies in 1956, 20 for the main fleet and 8 for Tynemouth. The Leyland Titan TD1 was the first of a very long serving range of double-deck chassis. Preserved Southdown bus 873 (UF 6473) 1930 Leyland Titan TD1, Amberley Museum, 25 April 2011.jpg 2,592 × … There were 10 PD2s in 1957 for Northern. WLT 349 – Preserved as London Transport RM349. I used these services to go the the Buddle school and later the grammar school. Historical and Foreign. 214 was written off after an accident, and dismantled for spares, and the remainder were transferred to Northern in 1968. 1120-5 were used on Southdown Beacon Tours, at least 1125 having a cream roof and window surrounds from mid-58 to /62. Photograph and Copy contributed by Diesel Dave. This route will not operate until further notice due to the latest COVID restrictions Southdown operate a number of buses throughout Surrey, Sussex, and Kent. This one was supplied new with the existing Brush O27/24RO. The Open Top Bus Site - www.opentopbus.net - List of buses scrapped or sold for scrap This list was published on 08/01/2021 Page 2 of 40. Delivered in 1958 No 1122 registration UCD 122 was one of the last batch of 15 which were the only ones with front entrances the other 115 having centre entrances, this particular car (to use the correct Southdown term) was to C37F layout the rest were C41F with the exception of 1128/9 which were C32F these two were also painted in pale blue and cream for a contract with Linjebus a Swedish tour company. View: Justified Light box. The Open Top Bus Site - www.opentopbus.net - List of buses scrapped or sold for scrap This list was published on 08/01/2021 Page 2 of 40. Historic. Links to all fleets are accessible via the pages listed above Click to Enter. Dec 13, 2014 - Explore Ian Frank's board "Southdown" on Pinterest. 150414 3074. The West of England Transport Collection is a private collection of preserved buses, lorries and cars located in mid Devon, UK 150414 3074. 397 CLT – Preserved as London Transport RM1397. There were in fact 5 different as follows, 1115/6/7/8/9 were 41 seats, 1120-5 were 37 seats, 1126/7 were 41 seats, 1128/9 were 32 or 30 (varied depending on the ours they were running at the time. Copyright on all Content and Photographs is held by the contributor unless stated otherwise     No reproduction allowed by any means without prior permission, All rights to the design and layout of this website are reserved     Old Bus Photos does not set or use Cookies but Google Analytics will set four see this, Old Bus Photos from Saturday 25th April 2009 to Wednesday 20th January 2021, Please leave a Comment or Send Information, Southdown – Leyland Titan – RUF 189/5 – 783/5, Southdown – Leyland Tiger Cub – UCD 122 – 1122. It was the same story with the Orion bodied Leyland PD’s that followed these. Southdown Preserved. 1960 AEC Routemaster R2RH / Park Royal (H36/28R) New to and preserved as London Transport as RM349. As well as appreciating the value of economies of scale in a large network (and the deep organisation required to make sure that those efficiencies weren't absorbed by system inefficiencies), Mackenzie was also familiar with the commercial value of a company's charismatic association with quality, having seen the effect of railway advertising and the success of the Pullman company's coaches on the London, Brighton and South Coast Railway. London Transport … Add to Cart. 2094 : OCD764G SCRAPPED: 2095 : OCD765G … Until these patent rights expired in the mid ‘thirties, other manufacturers employed the twin gangway form of the upper deck for lowbridge orders. No.321 (JCD 21) was delivered to Eastbourne in February 1948 and remained there until 1964 when it moved to Worthing. Southdown Motor Services started out in Worthing and Brighton, and the National Archive shows the following Brighton sites being acquired in 1915/6: 1915 was also the year that the company acquired Southdown Garage, Amberley Road, Storrington. Imber bus running day 2015 at the deserted Imber village on the Salisbury Plain Military Training Area,Wiltshire,United Kingdom. Preserved Southdown bus 873 (UF 6473) 1930 Leyland Titan TD1, Amberley Museum, 17 October 2008.jpg 160 × 231; 42 KB. Newcastle took 20 high bridge examples in 1956, 137-156 (XVK 137-156) and 20 in 1957, 157-176 (157-176 AVK) ten of which were low bridge. by PD3. 19 Burwash Park, Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex TN19 7DE, GB | 07365 819072 . photo by Pete Edgeler. Beadle/TS8 B31F OPO buses - all still active 1964. Old Bus Photos. A now preserved Leyland Titan, previously run by Southdown as fleet number 422. The Guys gave way to Leyland PD2s and PD3s, Atlanteans and Fleetlines. October 22nd, 2005 Group Since. In common with cars and trucks, preservation of buses in the United Kingdom is a hobby activity enjoyed by many people, both actively or passively. by kw58clt. United Kingdom. Living north of the Tyne, I was more familiar with the Tynemouth and Newcastle buses. 222 Members. That of 785 was taken in Pool Valley Brighton when being reversed on to the stand for the Brighton local service 38 which later became the regular haunt of the RESL/6L’s the route had a significant amount of hill work. 1/4. FCO39/30F SOUTHDOWN (apple green & primrose with dark green mudguards) A.G. Elliott & T. Baker (P), Chichester, 12/99 Previous Registration Numbers 406 DCD was previously WRU 702B, 406 DCD The Open Top Bus Site - www.opentopbus.net - List of current open top buses in West Sussex, England This list was published on 31/12/2020 Page 1 of 4 Southdown operated at 20 past the hour, which caused further disputes. Eastern Coachworks was a new supplier for Southdown and the overall layout was not far removed from the post-war standard for bus bodywork from ECW (C31R). The active preservation and operation of preserved buses is undertaken by private individuals, organised trusts or societies, and even commercial operators. Sitemap. This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total. While Southdown couldn't reproduce Pullman's luxury armchairs and waiter service, it could and did try to give passengers more legroom, better service, and drivers with a strict uniform code. Photos of buses carrying the... See more. 20732 Photos. The apple green and cream buses and coaches of Southdown Motor Services have been a firm favourite with bus enthusiast for many years. Tynemouth was my local fleet. PUF 647 – Preserved as Southdown Motor Services 547. Southdown Preserved - Horsham & Lewes Code: ND207. Southdown Motor Services can trace its history back to a pair of steam buses which … The former Samuel Ledgard operations were always good users of former London buses and it is good here to see former RLH 32 preserved in that guise When one is well old enough to have seen the entry into service of a vehicle type it comes as a stark reminder of passing time to see that same type enter the ranks of preservation. Non commercial preservation WELCOME. Welcome & Enjoy!! See more ideas about bus coach, bus, bedford buses. Now for liveries, 1126/7 were new in triumph blue/cream, 1129 was blue/cream (different) and lettered Linjebuss. Southbus - Maintained by Nigel Chatfield. This page was last modified on 15 May 2019, at 10:33. QTY: Add To Basket Out Of Stock Add To Wishlist. And that was only one of the south coast operators to which could be added East Kent, M & D, Royal Blue and numerous others further west. This list is ONLY of those listed as preserved and does not list all known survivors. The apple green and cream buses and coaches of Southdown Motor Services have been a firm favourite with bus enthusiast for many years. England. The company also used its coaches to run long-distance holiday sightseeing tours, across Britain and the Continent. FCO39/30F SOUTHDOWN (apple green & primrose with dark green mudguards) A.G. Elliott & T. Baker (P), Chichester, 12/99 Previous Registration Numbers 406 DCD was previously WRU 702B, 406 DCD The Open Top Bus Site - www.opentopbus.net - List of current open top buses in West Sussex, England This list was published on 31/12/2020 Page 1 of 4 To try and rectify this I attach two photos of this batch No’s 777-788 Reg No’s RUF 177-188, That of 783 was taken outside Pevensey Road bus station, whilst not a very good photo I included it as this bus was later converted into a tree lopper after an accident at I believe Jarvis Brook railway bridge which was near Southdown’s Crowborough garage, I heard that the unfortunate driver was an Maidstone & District man trying to reach the garage. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 8940 Photos. Like you Richard, our school bus was either one of the Pickering rebodied pre war Regents or, occasionally, one of the Weymann bodied, early post war variety. A Directory of Bus Fleetists. Foreign. AECs preserved outside of the UK can be found on the relevant country pages (see AECs Abroad). Southdown 651 June 2014 006. by tigercub66. 2093 : OCD763G Big Bus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Preserved Classic British Buses and Coaches + Join Group. Your not wrong, the NCT vehicles were positively spartan in comparison to those of the NGT Group. In 1956/7, both NGT and Newcastle Corporation took delivery of batches of very similar Park Royal bodied vehicles. Southdown also had many more batches of coaches in those days and it would be interesting to know what the total coach fleet strength was. Fleet number Reg. 1120-5 were used on Southdown Beacon Tours, at least 1125 having a cream roof and window surrounds from mid-58 to /62. tester. It carried 30 tourists from the Midlands and had taken a week to get there from Victoria Coach Station. I thought they were well proportioned buses, but the interior finish on the Newcastle vehicles left a lot to be desired, red painted lining panels, narrow seats and a distinct lack of ventilation. Most pre 1958 deliveries were central entrance. In 1990 it was repainted into traditional Southdown livery (complete with the ‘coaching advertisement’ on the stairwell window) and adorned with the 75 th Anniversary lettering 1915 – 1990. Sold in 1965 it became staff transport for Mother Hubbard Kitchen Cabinets in Chadderton, near Manchester. Was that Southdown spec? Photos must be of buses carrying the 'Southdown' fleetname. Last reported : May 2016. List of links to Bus Fleetlists published on the web. Those of Tynemouth & Wakefields were finished to an even higher standard with moquette upholstered seats. Although they looked very similar to these, one notable difference was that both NCT & NGT were all four bay construction, whereas these are five. 222 Members. Wales. Contact. View: Justified Light box. It still looks odd for me to see front entrance Southdown coaches, so rare were they! Wallsend locals were largely in the hands of successive batches of Guy Arabs. plate Carrier Model Chassis Built First registered VIN Body number Additional info; CD 5125: Southdown Preserved: Оther makes and models: Leyland: 1920 : 05.1921: 10975: 2450: Amberley Museum: 2010. Historic. This was a Swedish operator for whom Southdown operated a Round Britain tour. The active preservation and operation of preserved buses is undertaken by private individuals, organised trusts or societies, and even commercial operators. Preserved Leyland Leopard and Bristol RE buses run previously by Southdown. Home. The following 29 files are in this category, out of 29 total. The total of 130 coaches of this type were in fact delivered over four years No’s 1000-1039 Reg OUF 100-139 in 1955, 1040-1074 Reg RUF 40-74 in1956, 1075-1114 Reg SUF 875-914 in 1957 and the last the front entrance batch 1115-1130 Reg UCD 115-129 in 1958. Photos must be of buses carrying the 'Southdown' fleetname. A collection of photos of East Kent buses pre and post NBC. The TD1 model, very advanced when it appeared in 1927, had a six cylinder 6.8 litre overhead camshaft petrol engine of up to 98 bhp driving through a four speed sliding mesh gearbox. Classic Southdown Omnibuses Ltd . Published on line. by kw58clt. 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