The following books are all highly recommended:


o   D.Akrigg, “West Yorkshire P.T.E.”, Oxford Publishing Co., 1980.


o   R.Buckley, “Leeds Trams 1871-1959”, Stenlake Publishing, 2011.


o   C.Garratt, “Trams Of Northern Britain”, Milepost 92˝, 1995.


o   J.Godwin, “Preserved Buses, Trolleys, And Trams”, D.J.Slater, 1993.


o   B.Hemming, “Major Bus Operators: Yorkshire”, Capital Transport, 1983.


o   R.F.Mack, “Buses in Leeds - Past, Present, and Future”, Turntable, 1974.


o   R.F.Mack, “Leeds City Tramways – A Pictorial Souvenir”, Turntable, 1979.


o   R.F.Mack, “An Album Of Leeds Corporation Buses”, Turntable, 1980.


o   R.F.Mack, “An Album Of West Yorkshire P.T.E. Buses”, Turntable, 1980.


o   S.Martin & B.Potter (Eds.) “2010 First Bus Handbook”, British Bus Publishing, 2010.


o   S.Martin & B.Potter (Eds.) “2011 First Bus Handbook”, British Bus Publishing, 2011.


o   B.Potter, “1994 Badgerline Group Bus Handbook”, British Bus Publishing, 1994.


o   B.Potter et al. (Eds.) “2003 First Bus Handbook”, British Bus Publishing, 2003.


o   N.Proudlock, “Leeds - A History Of Its Tramways”, N. Proudlock, 1991.


o   B.Render, “Leeds Tramcars, A Penny Ride To Town, 1933 – 1950”, Wharncliffe, 2000.


o   J.Soper, “Leeds Transport, Volume One, 1830 – 1902”, Leeds Transport Historical Society, 1985.


o   J.Soper, “Leeds Transport, Volume Two, 1902 – 1931”, Leeds Transport Historical Society, 1996.


o   J.Soper, “Leeds Transport, Volume Three, 1932 – 1953”, Leeds Transport Historical Society, 2003.


o   J.Soper, “Leeds Transport, Volume Four, 1953 – 1974”, Leeds Transport Historical Society, 2007.


o   J.Soper, “Leeds Transport, Volume Five, 1974 – 1986”, Leeds Transport Historical Society, 2011.


o   J.Soper, “Leeds Transport On Postcards”, Leeds Transport Historical Society, 2012.


o   G.H.E.Twidale, “A Nostalgic Look At Leeds Trams Since 1950”, Silver Link, 1991.


o   M.H.Waller & P.Waller, “British & Irish Tramway Systems Since 1945”, Ian Allan, 1992.


o   A.D.Young, “Leeds Trams 1932 – 1959”, Light Railway Transport League, ~1972.


o   “Buses Restored 2000”, compiled by the National Association of Road Transport Museums, Ian Allan, 2000.


o   “Preserved Buses, 2006 Edition, 4JP100”, The P.S.V. Circle, 2006.


As are those excellent monthly periodicals:


o   Ian Allan’s “Buses” magazine.


o   The West Yorkshire “Metro Transport News”.


o   The P.S.V.Circle newsletters.


You might also find the following websites to be of interest:


o   The Bus Station (


o   Transport Yorkshire Preservation Group (


o   Old Leeds City Transport photographs (


o   Classic Buses website – bus books (


o   Leodis – old Leeds in photographs (


o   Flickr – on-line photograph albums including Leeds buses (



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