These two Alexander low floor Dennis Tridents are travelling west at the General Hospital
after battling through the Saturday afternoon city centre congestion.
The Newcastle livery has gone in this April 2000 picture, victim to those ubiquitous
Stagecoach stripes and little UK map logo that I recall used to promote the British School of Motoring in the 1950s
Always a busy route, the 39/40 was converted from trolleybus operation on February 2nd 1964.