Ned Basher's photos


  • Cleveland Transit Bristol VRT / Northern Counties H100 (PDC100R)

    Northern Counties-bodied Bristol VR H100, the first of Transit's only batch of Bristol VRs is pictured in Middlesbrough Bus Station on 9th August 1985. A total of 15 VRs were purchased in 1977 at a time when Transit's usual staple diet of Fleetlines was…

  • Cleveland Transit Daimler Fleetline / Northern Counties L567 (PDC780M)

    A rear view of Cleveland Transit Fleetline L567 taken in Middlesbrough Bus Station on 9th August 1985. This bus was one of a a batch of 76 delivered to Teesside Municipal Transport between 1971 and 1973.

  • Cleveland Transit Dennis Dominator / Northern Counties H204 (A204EHN)

    Cleveland Transit Dominator H204 is pictured in Middlesbrough Bus Station on 9th August 1985, back in the days when the Bus Station authorities were quite tolerant of photographers.


  • United Automobile Services Leyland-DAB 1500 (B500MPY)

    United's unusual Leyland-DAB 1500 is pictured in Middlesbrough Bus Station on 9th August 1985, It had been new to United in October 1984 as a single order for evaluation purposes and was one of only two of this type delivered to the UK.

  • Paint the whole world with a rainbow.....

    Well, at least paint a Bristol RE with a rainbow. More used to climbing around the streets and houses of Hartlepool, ECW-bodied Bristol RELL 62 (LEF62H) is pictured in Middlesbrough Bus Station on 9th August 1985 having worked in from Hartlepool on the…

  • Tyne & Wear PTE Leyland Atlantean / Alexander 154 (AVK154V)

    Tyne & Wear PTE Alexander-bodied Atlantean 154 is pictured under a sharp downpour in Blackett Street, Newcastle on 6th August 1985. The shortlived "PTE Buses" logo would soon be superseded by the rebranding of the undertaking to Busways Travel Services i…


  • Tyne & Wear PTE Leyland Atlantean / Alexander 501 (MVK501R)

    Tyne & Wear PTE Alexander-bodied (with nearside staircase) Atlantean 501 is pictured in Blackett Street on 6th August 1985. The shortlived "PTE Buses" logo would soon be superseded by the rebranding of the undertaking to Busways Travel Services in the ru…

  • Cleveland Transit Leyland Atlantean / Northern Counties (rebody) H46 (SDC146H)

    A rear view shot of Cleveland Transit Atlantean H46 taken on 28th June 1985 in Stockton High Street not long after returning from Wigan with its new Northern Counties body. Twelve of the batch of fifteen (H38-H52) were so treated between 1983 and 1986.…

  • Another nice mess! Cleveland Transit Leyland Fleetline / Northern Counties H144 (JAJ144W)

    A pair of Cleveland Transit staff mull over what best to do with Fleetline H144 after it had disgraced itself on Newport Road, Middlesbrough (28th June 1985)


  • Cleveland Transit Daimler Fleetline / Northern Counties L552 (JDC552L)

    Cleveland Transit Fleetline L552 is pictured at the southern end of Stockton High Street on 28th June 1985.

  • London Transport AEC Routemaster RM1823 (823DYE)

    Peckham Garage's RM1823 takes a break, laid over in Trafalgar Square on 4th June 1985. London Cityrama ex-LT sighsteeing bus DMS713 (TGX713M) stands in the background.

  • London Transport AEC Routemaster RM1037 (37CLT)

    West Ham Garage's pet showbus RM1037 stands at Victoria Bus Station on 15th June 1985.


  • London Country Leyland Atlantean / MCW AN110 (MPJ210L)

    Loundon Country Atlantean AN110 was one of several to be converted to open top for use on "London Crusader" sightseeing tours. This particular example received full LT red livery and the "stamp of approval" as an "official" London Transport Sightseeing T…

  • London Transport Leyland Olympian / ECW L2 (A102SYE)

    L2, the middle of London's three trial Olympians is pictured in Trafalgar Square on 4th June 1985 at work on Route 170. At this time these three Olympians had been pitted in competition against Mk2 Metrobuses, Dennis Dominators and Volvo Ailsas. The sca…

  • London Transport AEC Routemaster RM14 (VLT14)

    London Routemaster RM14 is pictured on Trafalgar Square on 4th June 1985. The scan is from an underexposed negative which I've managed to clean up as best I can.


  • Sunshine after the rain: Cleveland Transit Daimler Fleetline / Northern Counties L553 (RDC53M)

    Cleveland Transit L553 is pictured on 24th May 1985 in Stockton High Street shortly after a heavy downpour. This bus was new to Teesside Municipal Transport in 1973, one of 76 delivered between 1971 and 1973.

  • Cleveland Transit Leyland Fleetline / Northern Counties H140 (JAJ140W)

    Cleveland Transit Fleetline H140 is pictured on 24th May 1985 in Stockton High Street shortly after a heavy downpour.

  • Cleveland Transit Daimler Fleetline / Northern Counties L570 (JDC570L)

    Cleveland Transit L570 is pictured in Middlesbrough Bus Station on 24th May 1985. This bus was new to Teesside Municipal Transport in 1973, one of 76 delivered between 1971 and 1973.


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