David Slater (Spoddendale)'s photos with the Standerwick

DSCF2093 Ian Allan bus fleet books for Ribble Motor Services

DSCF2093 Ian Allan bus fleet books for Ribble Motor Services
Signs of a misspent youth? –Definitely not!! Four of my Ian Allan ABC books covering Ribble which never left home without me. The 1961 (orange) and 1962 editions were so care worn that they needed patching up.
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2072 Ribble and Standerwick fleet allocation lists published by Ribble Enthusiasts Club

DSCF2072 Ribble and Standerwick fleet allocation lists published by Ribble Enthusiasts Club
I never joined the Ribble Enthusiasts Club. There was a minimum limit of 16 and by the time I reached that age I didn’t feel the need to join despite still being very interested in Ribble. I always thought it was a shame there wasn’t a junior group to fue…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2050 Auty's Tours 1959 brochure

DSCF2050 Auty's Tours 1959 brochure
Auty’s Tours Limited was acquired by Ribble in 1956 and operated as a separate subsidiary until 1960 when the tour programme became ‘Ribble Kingfisher Tours'. This is the cover of the Summer 1959 tour booklet. Note the words ‘Controlled by Ribble Motor Se…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2049 Set of four Ribble stage carriage timetable books 1957/1958

DSCF2049 Set of four Ribble stage carriage timetable books 1957/1958
Timetables for Ribble’s stage carriage services were published in four different area books. This is the set for the winter period 30 September 1957 to 27 June 1958 which featured a charming almost story book like front on sketch of a bus resembling a Bur…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2057 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable books 1947-1971

DSCF2057 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable books 1947-1971
The Express and Limited Stop service timetables of Ribble were contained in their own timetable book quite separate from the four area timetable books covering stage carriage services. It was to be circa 1970 before the two types of service could be seen…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2058 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable books 1947 and 1949

DSCF2058 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable books 1947 and 1949
The Express and Limited Stop service timetables of Ribble were contained in separate books from stage carriage services. It was to be circa 1970 before the two types of service could be seen in the same publication. This photograph shows the covers for th…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2060 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable book 1964

DSCF2060 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable book 1964
The Express and Limited Stop service timetables of Ribble were contained in separate books from stage carriage services. It was to be circa 1970 before the two types of service could be seen in the same publication. The cover of the Summer 1964 edition fe…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2095 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable books 1965 and 1971

DSCF2095 Ribble Express and Limited Stop timetable books 1965 and 1971
The Express and Limited Stop service timetables of Ribble were contained in their own timetable book quite separate from the four area timetable books covering stage carriage services. It was to be circa 1970 before the two types of service could be seen…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2091 Ribble and Standerwick leaflets - services that joined the 'Fylde Coast Pool'

DSCF2091 Ribble and Standerwick leaflets - services that joined the 'Fylde Coast Pool'
In the mid 1950s the ‘Fylde Coast Pool’ was created by Lancashire United Transport, North Western Road Car Company, Ribble Motor Services, W C Standerwick and Yelloway Motor Services. These timetable came from the files of Hubert Allen at Yelloway in the…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2092 Coach service timetables

DSCF2092 Coach service timetables
Two leaflets containing coach service timetables out of Manchester. That on the left, going south, is for the London services operated by Midland Red and North Western commencing 11 April 1949. This leaflet also features the name of Majestic Express Motor…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2061 Bamber Bridge Motor Service literature

DSCF2061 Bamber Bridge Motor Service literature
R Prescott and Sons of Bamber Bridge, near Preston traded as Bamber Bridge Motor Service and operated a stage carriage service between Bamber Bridge and Preston together with excursions and tours. The business was taken over by Ribble in April 1967. It sh…
Added on November  2, 2015

DSCF2054 Pennine Motor Services timetables and letterhead

DSCF2054 Pennine Motor Services timetables and letterhead
Pennine Motor Services unfortunately ceased to be during May 2014. Some items from an earlier time include a letter and envelope with a timetable sheet sent to me in July 1966. Pennine and Ribble worked very closely for many years and the pink leaflet, in…
Added on November  2, 2015

Standerwick 64 (OCK 64K) - October 1973

Standerwick 64 (OCK 64K) - October 1973
October 1973 – W C Standerwick Limited was a Ribble subsidiary that operated services to London from the Lake District and Lancashire. The second generation of double deck coaches employed on these services were Eastern Coachworks bodied Bristol VRLL mode…
Added on November  2, 2015

Yelloway Oldham-Blackpool service timetable 1932

Yelloway Oldham-Blackpool service timetable 1932
Holt Brothers (Rochdale) Limited had commenced a service from the industrial towns in the Oldham, Rochdale and Rossendale areas to Blackpool in the 1920s. When Yelloway Motor Services Limited was created from the failed Holts business in April 1932 the se…
Added on July 24, 2014

Standerwick 941S (FCK 941F) in Rochdale - Nov 1971

Standerwick 941S (FCK 941F) in Rochdale - Nov 1971
November 1971 - Yelloway Inspector John Howard checks the ticket of a passenger boarding Standerwick 941S (FCK 941F), a 1968 Plaxton Panorama bodied Leyland Leopard, on the ‘Blackpool stand’ at Weir Street. The coach was working the 1900 X79 service from…
Added on March 31, 2014

Standerwick Burlingham Seagull in Rochdale - circa 1964

Standerwick Burlingham Seagull in Rochdale - circa 1964
Summer 1965 or 1966 – A Burlingham Seagull bodied Leyland Tiger Cub of W C Standerwick Ltd had just left the Yelloway coach station as it set out for Blackpool on the X79 service. It was paused at the end of Penn Street (later Ink Street) ready to turn in…
Added on March 31, 2014

Ribble 767 (TRN 767) - 8 May 1972

Ribble 767 (TRN 767) - 8 May 1972
Monday 8 May 1972 – It was rare indeed for a Ribble vehicle to be seen on a service working of the X79 route, the X79 was routinely covered by Yelloway and Standerwick. Ribble 767 (TRN 767), a 1964 Leyland Leopard with Marshall dual purpose bodywork, was…
Added on March 31, 2014

Ribble 767 (TRN 767) - 8 May 1972

Ribble 767 (TRN 767) - 8 May 1972
Monday 8 May 1972 – It was rare indeed for a Ribble vehicle to be seen on a service working of the X79 route, the X79 was routinely covered by Yelloway and Standerwick. Ribble 767 (TRN 767), a 1964 Leyland Leopard with Marshall dual purpose bodywork, was…
Added on March 31, 2014