The apple green and cream buses and coaches of Southdown Motor Services have been a firm favourite with bus enthusiast for many years. It carried 30 tourists from the Midlands and had taken a week to get there from Victoria Coach Station. 2093 : OCD763G Big Bus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The maps below can help you to plan your journey in the most effective way, identifying which services will be best for you. 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, … 122 BUF122C. £0.00 £14.95. “The Fylde Transport Trust is the guardian of a unique collection of buses and trams spanning over 80 years of public transport history. Preserved Leyland and Bristol buses run previously by Southdown. England. Fleet list. See more ideas about bus coach, bus, bedford buses. I make no comment on accuracy or validity of any of the data but hope you find this site a useful resource.---- Now in Excess of 700 links to live British Fleets --- 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. 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. Southdown operate a number of buses throughout Surrey, Sussex, and Kent. Part 2: London AECs. A Directory of Bus Fleetists. Contact. Article by Ken Jeffery. AEC initially used the ‘camel roof’ design on its highbridge Regent buses purely for cosmetic effect to give a low height appearance from street level, but this was soon abandoned as public acceptance grew of the stability of double deck buses. This category has the following 3 subcategories, out of 3 total. It still looks odd for me to see front entrance Southdown coaches, so rare were they! Eventually the Commissioners came down in favour of Southdown and they were awarded the licence. 731 SCD731N. Southdown 651 June 2014 006. by tigercub66. This site was designed with the The active preservation and operation of preserved buses is undertaken by private individuals, organised trusts or societies, and even commercial operators. PUF 647 – Preserved as Southdown Motor Services 547. 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. Welcome & Enjoy!! Every expense seems to have been spared on the NCT vehicles, with their painted metal interiors, whereas the NGT were covered. 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. Southdown – Leyland Titan – UF 4813. In 1956/7, both NGT and Newcastle Corporation took delivery of batches of very similar Park Royal bodied vehicles. 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. Rallies and Running Days. 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. This list is ONLY of those listed as preserved and does not list all known survivors. 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. Jul 30, 2019 - Explore Mark O'Keeffe's board "Southdown Buses" on Pinterest. Wales. Fleet number Reg. The Guys gave way to Leyland PD2s and PD3s, Atlanteans and Fleetlines. A Directory of Bus Fleetists. Was that Southdown spec? 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. Most pre 1958 deliveries were central entrance. 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. Some of our buses have USB charging points by the seats so you can charge your device while you travel with us. AECs in Service . QTY: Add To Basket Out Of Stock Add To Wishlist. Southdown Preserved. This served Southdown well as a series of acquisitions and takeovers resulted in the company expanding their territory out into a wedge-shaped area stretching from Portsmouth to Hastings, with the top of the wedge extending up to London. 0182 EUF 182 (1938) Leyland Titan TD5 Beadle cut down to operate as a tow truck at the Weymouth Bus Rally July 1975 (Still acting as the Portsmouth recovery vehicle in 1974) 0813 UF 4813 (1929) Leyland Titan TD1/Brush O27/24RO – Company preserved, Southsea Spectacular 06/1984 I could go on a real nostalgia fest here, Ronnie. 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. 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. Most examples were bodied with the Leyland lowbridge body, the firm initially holding the UK royalty rights for the single offside gangway upper deck layout. Southdown Motor Services. Published on line. Non commercial preservation Presumably this pair were likewise members of the Trainer fleet, however my point of reference (1957 ABC Yorkshire Municipals) does not list JWB 416 (left). Photos of buses carrying the... See more. Historical and Foreign. 150414 3074. Preserved Southdown bus 873 (UF 6473) 1930 Leyland Titan TD1, Amberley Museum, 25 April 2011.jpg 2,592 × … In October 1956 the vehicle was fitted with full size bus destination screens and demoted to stage carriage work (the seats were not altered however). And just to make the batch really interesting, 1116 was fitted with air suspension by -/60 as a ‘test-bed’ for the new Leopards due the next year !! As the bus came off an earlier "Workmen"s service it was usually late,a source of delight to we pupils, but consternation to the school. Photos; Discussions; Members ; Map; About; Sort: Date added. I came across a mention in a book about a "Southdown" coach arriving at the newly opened Hotel Ukrania, Moscow in 1958. AECs preserved outside of the UK can be found on the relevant country pages (see AECs Abroad). The active preservation and operation of preserved buses is undertaken by private individuals, organised trusts or societies, and even commercial operators. England Scotland Wales. 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. Pictures of Southdown buses. The buses are CVP 207 a Daimler COG5, GOE 486 an MCW bodied Daimler CVA6 and JOJ 231 a Metro-Weymann Leyland PS2. Preserved Southdown 510 Jul18. The original company has passed into history, so it is to the preserved examples we look to today that keeps the memory alive. 1120-5 were used on Southdown Beacon Tours, at least 1125 having a cream roof and window surrounds from mid-58 to /62. Pictures of Southdown buses. G774 West Yorkshire. It was the same story with the Orion bodied Leyland PD’s that followed these. As of 2009 it was believed the number of preserved buses in the UK numbered over 5,000. Sold in 1965 it became staff transport for Mother Hubbard Kitchen Cabinets in Chadderton, near Manchester. 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. Beadle/TS8 B31F OPO buses - all still active 1964. photo by Of interest to me. Preserved Southdown bus 873 (UF 6473) 1930 Leyland Titan TD1, Amberley Museum, 17 October 2008.jpg 160 × 231; 42 KB. 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. 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. This was a Swedish operator for whom Southdown operated a Round Britain tour. 8942 Photos. A Fleet List of All known Bus and Coach Operators in West Yorkshire.This publication is part&nb.. £9.00 . 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. KWA 218 however is shown as former No.218 of 1948 and both buses appear the to be the same, Leyland PS1 with Weymann 34-seat bodies. Bristol Commercial Vehicles Enthusiasts. 397 CLT – Preserved as London Transport RM1397. Bus Coach Portsmouth Coaches Buses Trains Transportation Trainers Workout Trainer Train. Tynemouth was my local fleet. Home. Photos must be of buses carrying the 'Southdown' fleetname. Southdown Motor Services 1929 Leyland Titan TD1 Brush O27/24RO. Southdown Motor Services Limited (Including Brighton, Hove & District) Last Updated : December 1st 2020 (GNJ583N updated) Related links: Southcoast Motor Services Website - Maintained by Peter Staveley . 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]. 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. 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. Services; Map; Vehicles; 236 Oxted - Edenbridge - Lingfield - East Grinstead 324 Copthorne - Burstow - Horley - Redhill - Reigate College 357 Selsdon - Warlingham - Caterham - Redhill - Reigate 409 Selsdon - Caterham - Godstone - East Grinstead 410 Hurst Green - Oxted - Godstone - Redhill 411 Caterham Hoppa Caterham - Caterham On The Hill - Caterham More new buses arrived in the period up until World War II, mainly of Leyland 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. A bus operator in the South East. by PD3. tester. A couple of photos are attached illustrating a Northern vehicle and one of Newcastle’s 1957 high bridge buses. These vehicles were used on express coach work initially. Preserved Classic British Buses and Coaches + Join Group. 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. Though the company disappeared in its own right within Stagecoach in August 1989, it is still fondly thought of by many, as the massive turnout at celebrations last weekend to mark the centenary of its foundation in June 1915 showed. 1956 Guy Arab IV / Park Royal (H33/26RD) New to and preserved as Southdown as No. Tynemouth’s vehicles were far better finished in my view. Until these patent rights expired in the mid ‘thirties, other manufacturers employed the twin gangway form of the upper deck for lowbridge orders. Last Website Update: 03/01/2021 Photograph and Copy contributed by Diesel Dave. UF 4813 carries the radiator design of 1929 that then became familiar on all subsequent TD1 and the later TD2 machines. 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. Southdown PSV. Links to all fleets are accessible via the pages listed above Click to Enter MAPS. Part 2 contains the list of preserved AEC buses and coaches that originated with London Transport or London Country Bus Services. 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. Although Eastbourne appealed it was not upheld and Southdown continued to operate the service. 547. To Those Interested in Buses In Devon, Past, Present & Future. In relation to Chris’s comment about front entrances, all post 1958 deliveries to Southdown had them, although the position of the door on the Commer Avengers was debatable! I used these services to go the the Buddle school and later the grammar school. by kw58clt. October 22nd, 2005 Group Since. Links to all fleets are accessible via the pages listed above Click to Enter. 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. 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. Southdown Motor Services can trace its history back to a pair of steam buses which … Photos must be of buses carrying the 'Southdown' fleetname. England. 2094 : OCD764G SCRAPPED: 2095 : OCD765G … The active preservation and operation of preserved buses is undertaken by private individuals, organised trusts or societies, and even commercial operators. I think there was a second batch later. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Rally Calendar. Seen at the Southsea Spectacular. Old Bus Photos - Old bus Photos and informative copy. Both logos were retired in favour of a simpler "clean" block capitals logo after the company became part of the National Bus Company ("NBC") in 1969. 1/4. The West of England Transport Collection is a private collection of preserved buses, lorries and cars located in mid Devon, UK This was a Swedish operator for whom Southdown operated a Round Britain tour. Buses in the Acton depot of the London Transport Museum. The company had an advertising and ticket sales booth at Brighton Aquarium. In 1957, I started to attend Tynemouth High School, where it was decided we lived near enough to walk to school. Southdown Preserved . 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. There were 10 PD2s in 1957 for Northern. Southdown Motors Services Ltd (although this was the legal name of the company (until 1992) it was normally referred to as Southdown Motor Services) was a bus and coach operator in East and West Sussex and parts of Hampshire, in southern England.It was formed in 1915 and had various owners throughout its history, being purchased by the National Bus Company (NBC) in 1969. Description. Preserved Buses List Below is a summary of Preserved Buses, formerly operated in, or now located in the North East Traffic Area. August 26th, 2006 Group Since . 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. 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. Buses in the Acton depot of the London Transport Museum. 2093 : OCD763G Big Bus, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Last reported : May 2016. Seen at the Southgate roundabout on the A23 Crawley By Pass during the 3rd May 1970 HCVC Rally is UF 4813, a 1929 Leyland Titan TD1 with the Brush open top O27/24RO open staircase body that it carried from new – it is not a conversion. The majority of these are privately owned and further details are given in the list which can be downloaded. Preserved Southdown buses Line Up on Worthing Sea Front. MAPS. Imber bus running day 2015 at the deserted Imber village on the Salisbury Plain Military Training Area,Wiltshire,United Kingdom. The maps below can help you to plan your journey in the most effective way, … PRESERVED EAST KENT BUSES & COACHES. WELCOME. 222 Members. Southdown operate a number of buses throughout Surrey, Sussex, and Kent. 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 . 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View: Justified Light box. 222 Members. by kw58clt. List of Links to known web published Bus Fleetlists. 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. A now preserved Leyland Titan, previously run by Southdown as fleet number 422. Southdown Preserved . List of links to Bus Fleetlists published on the web. The apple green and cream buses and coaches of Southdown Motor Services have been a firm favourite with bus enthusiast for many years. Overview of line of buses and spectators with family picnicking at the Alton Bus Rally & running day 2019. Preserved Southdown 1249. ... containing the largest collection of preserved buses and coaches on one site in the North East of England. 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 … This article is about former bus company now owned by Stagecoach Group. During WW2 it was fitted with a temporary canvas top and after peace returned it continued on sea front services until withdrawal in 1951 when the Company preserved it themselves. bus & coach gallery. United Kingdom. Part 2 contains the list of preserved AEC buses and coaches that originated with London Transport or London Country Bus Services. This one was supplied new with the existing Brush O27/24RO. 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. This list is ONLY of those listed as preserved and does not list all known survivors. Add to Cart. 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). 8940 Photos. The following 29 files are in this category, out of 29 total. London Transport … Old Bus Photos. Scotland. Preserved Southdown buses Line Up on Worthing Sea Front. Earlier production retained the radiator shape of the Leviathan. 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. 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. Published on line. 150414 3074. Classic Southdown Omnibuses Ltd . Southdown Preserved - Horsham & Lewes Code: ND207. 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. 1/4. This route will not operate until further notice due to the latest COVID restrictions It was restored by Southdown who ran it on the Brighton seafront service for some years, and it currently remains with the Stagecoach heritage fleet. Some of our buses have USB charging points by the seats so you can charge your device while you travel with us. 19 Burwash Park, Fontridge Lane, Etchingham, East Sussex TN19 7DE, GB | 07365 819072 . 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. A now preserved Leyland Leopard, previously run by Southdown as fleet number 122. The company did not purchase any new double deck vehicles until 1989. The following 15 pages are in this category, out of 15 total. 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. 391 Members. 1/12. 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. WLT 349 – Preserved as London Transport RM349. 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