14/7/13 – Newbury

Newbury
B & C P Rally
14/7/13

This year’s Bus & Coach Preservation magazine’s rally was held at the Newbury Showground on an extremely hot summer’s day. The large site gave excellent opportunity for posed photographs as vehicles entered the site.

Our RF280 poses in the sun – which unfortunately shows the newly painted and touched-up panels!
Photo: J Hinson

London Transport RTL1323 of 1952 gleams in the sun.
Photo: J Hinson

London Transport Routemaster RML2463.
Photo: J Hinson

Whittle’s of Highley PUJ 781 is a 1958 Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cub with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo: J Hinson

Alexander Bluebird D19 (BMS 414) is a 1948 Daimler CVD6 with Burlingham bodywork.
Photo: J Hinson

Malta Route Bus EBY 428 is a 1965 Leyland-engined Bedford SB (“probably” according to the owner) with Michael Debono body, and carries the UK registration SKR 801G.
Photo: J Hinson

Two representatives from the Chisnell (King Alfred) fleet – WGC 104 is a 1959 Leyland PSUC1/1 Tiger Cub with Weymann bodywork, whilst behind is JAA 708, a 1951 Leyland Olympic with Weymann bodywork.
Photo: J Hinson

60 (1294 RE), a 1959 Guy Arab LUF with Burlingham bodywork, shows the distinct shade of green used by Harper of Heath Hayes, Staffordshire.
Photo: J Hinson

City of Oxford 703 (NJO 703) is a 1949 AEC Regal III with Willowbrook bodywork.
Photo: J Hinson

BEP 882 is a Bedford OB with Duple bodywork new to Mid Wales Motorways in 1951.
Photo: J Hinson