Yelloway 4643 DK 16 Jul 1972

Yelloway Motor Services 1960s to 1980s

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  • Yelloway line up at Rochdale - circa 1964

    Summer 1963 or 1964 – I think it would be 1964 and one of my earliest Yelloway photographs which shows that a varied fleet was operated at this time. Seen under the large Yelloway sign on the front of the coach station and garage at Weir Street, Rochdale…

  • Yelloway line up 19 Sep 1970 (1)

    Saturday 19 September 1970 - A line up of Yelloway Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliances at Rochdale. Weather looks a little murky today. This being the third Saturday in September it would be the last weekend of the summer season when many of the summ…

  • Yelloway Harrington Cavalier line up Aug 1973

    August 1973 – A line up of Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliances in the corner of the Weir Street coach station and garage in Rochdale.


  • Yelloway Harrington Cavalier interior Sep 1972

    September 1972 - The interior of Yelloway 7076 DK seen on the parking ground along Penn Street, Rochdale. The Harrington Cavalier body was purchased by the company for 5 years and provided a very comfortable travelling environment. For most of its new hea…

  • Yelloway (North Manchester Motor Coaches) YDK 587 in Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970

    Saturday 19 September 1970 - Yelloway acquired the business of North Manchester Motor Coaches in 1968. Initially a coach (GNE 941E) which had originally been in the fleet of the acquired business was leased rather than purchased to cover the NMMC work. Su…

  • Yelloway 2921 DK in Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970

    Saturday 19 September 1970 - A pair of Yelloway Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliances travel over the setts of Penn Street as they leave the Rochdale garage. 2921 DK, new in 1962, is leading and is quite likely bound for Oldham to work the 0815 service…


  • Yelloway 2927 DK in Rochdale - 25 Oct 1971

    Monday 25 October 1971 – Yelloway 2927 DK seen on the Blackpool stand at the Weir Street coach station and garage in Rochdale when working the last X79 trip of the day to Blackpool. The service originated in Oldham at 1900 and departed Rochdale at 1930. I…

  • Yelloway 2927 DK 26 Oct 1971

    Sunday 26 October 1971 – 2927 DK seen outside the Yelloway garage and coach station in Rochdale when working the 0930 service X79 from Blackpool to Oldham. A Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliance new in 1962.

  • Yelloway 2927 DK 1 Jun 1968 (Photo by Gerard Duffy)

    Saturday 1 June 1968 - Yelloway 2927 DK worked the first run of the Rochdale to Barry Island holiday express service (jointly operated with Associated Motorways). This photograph, taken by my old friend the late Gerard Duffy, shows the coach during the re…


  • Yelloway 4642 DK in Rochdale - 19 Sep 1970

    Saturday 19 September 1970 - Yelloway 4642 DK, a 1963 Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliance, seen on the parking ground along Penn Street (later creatively renamed Ink Street). The smaller building in the background was the back view of the Yelloway boo…

  • Yelloway 4643 DK circa 1964

    Circa 1964 - Yelloway 4643 DK. This rather hazy picture is merely self indulgence as it was one of the first pictures I took of a coach. When at the Rochdale Technical School I took it upon myself to organise a number of Saturday day outings. My friend Jo…

  • Yelloway 4643 DK and a Grey Cars coach - Summer 1965

    Summer 1965 (I think) – The Yelloway ‘Devonian’ service which linked Rochdale with Torquay and later Paignton, was extremely popular at summer holiday periods with hundreds of passengers booked on just one service departure which required something like a…


  • Yelloway 4643 DK 16 Jul 1972

    Sunday 16 July 1972 – Yelloway 4643 DK departing the Weir Street coach station and garage in Rochdale at just after 1930 when working the 1900 hours service X79 from Oldham to Blackpool and Fleetwood . A Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliance new in 1963…

  • Yelloway 4643 DK Sep 1972

    Sept 1972 – Yelloway 4643 DK seen parked in the Weir Street coach station and garage in Rochdale. A Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliance new in 1963 which didn’t look at all bad for being 9 years old. In just 3 or so months time it would be sold. The o…

  • Yelloway 4643 DK Jan 1973

    January 1973 – Yelloway 4643 DK, new in 1963, seen leaving the Weir Street garage for the last time. The fleetname transfers on the side panels and the garter scroll on the boot doors had been sanded off and neatly repainted. Even when leaving the fleet t…


  • Pangbourne Coaches 6692 DK - Nov 1973

    November 1972 - Passing through the Berkshire village of Pangbourne one day I spied 6692 DK in the doorway of the Pangbourne Coaches garage. The coach was new to 'The Creams (Lancashire) Limited', a Yelloway subsidiary, in Spring 1964. During the 1960s Ye…

  • Yelloway 7073 DK Dec 1973

    December 1973 - Yelloway 7073 DK, a Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliance new in 1964, standing on the fuel pumps at Rochdale. The orange doors beyond housed the paint shop.

  • Former Yelloway 7073 DK as a stock car transporter with Stuart Smith 'Wildcat' - July 1975 (1)

    July 1975 - After disposal by Yelloway, 7073 DK became a car transporter for stock car ace Stuart Smith - ‘Wildcat’. The Harrington Cavalier bodied AEC Reliance was new to Yelloway in 1964 and featured a very neat conversion to the rear end which incorpor…


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