Birkenhead Corporation Transport Bus Fleet List 1919-1969

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1919

1-5CM1701-1705Leyland O10118/32/44/
48/350
LeylandB32R

Withdrawn 1927 (1-5).

1920

6-10CM1706-1710Leyland O10351/75-76/
554-55
LeylandB32R

Withdrawn 1927 (6-10).

1921

11-12CM1711-1712AEC ‘B’B2414/026LGOCO18/16RO

Nos. 11-12 ex-London General Omnibus Company (Nos. B2414, B2026 respectively; new 1913, 1912 and originally registered LF9888 and LF9345 respectively).
Withdrawn 1925 (11), 1926 (12).

1922

13-15CO3398-3400Straker-Squire AA6126/083/
123
Straker-SquireB34R
16CM4006Straker-Squire AA6151Straker-SquireB32R

Nos. 13-15 ex-Plymouth Corporation (Nos. 18-20, new 1920); re-seated to B32R before entering service.
No. 16 ex-W.B. Horn Ltd., Birkenhead (new 1920); the body is also quoted as built by Hora.
Withdrawn 1927 (13-16).

1923

17CM4686Thornycroft BT8895Strachan & BrownB20F
18-23CM4936-4941Leyland G712590/91/93/
92/95/94
LeylandB32R

Withdrawn 1927 (17, 21), 1929 (18-20, 22-23).

1924

24-29CM5339-5344Leyland SGH712848-53LeylandFB40R

Nos. 28-29 re-seated to FB39R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1930 (24-29).

1925

30-32CM5345-5347Leyland LG150001/02/05LeylandH28/24RO
33-37CM6040-6044Leyland LG150003-04/
06-08
LeylandH28/24RO
38CM6045Guy J6604BuckinghamB18F
39-41CM6046-6048Leyland SG1113456-58LeylandFB38R

Nos. 30-37 are also quoted as having consecutive chassis numbers (i.e. 50001-08).
No. 38 re-seated to B20F by 1928.
Nos. 39-41 re-seated to FB36R by 1927.
Withdrawn 1930 (30-38), 1931 (39-41).

1926

42-43CM6049-6050Leyland LG150027-28LeylandH26/26RO
44-51CM6600-6607Leyland LG150029-32/39/
34-36
LeylandH26/26RO
52-54CM6608-6610Guy BBBB1980/89-90GuyB27D

Nos. 52-54 re-seated to B26D at a later date.
Withdrawn 1930 (52-54), 1931 (42-51).

1927

55-64CM6611-6620Leyland PLSP150073-82LeylandH28/27RO
65-73CM7384-7392Leyland PLSC345822-30LeylandB36R

Withdrawn 1933 (55-64), 1935 (65-73).

1928

74CM7393Leyland PLSC347160LeylandB36R
75-78CM8060-8063Leyland PLSC347161-64LeylandB36R
79-93CM8064-8078Leyland TD170347-51/
154-63
LeylandL27/24RO

Nos. 79-93 had staircases enclosed by Massey in 1933.
Withdrawn 1935 (74-78), 1938 (79-93).

1929

94-108CM8721-8735Leyland TD170642-56LeylandL24/24R

Withdrawn 1939 (94-108).

1930

109-113CM8736-8740Leyland TD171276-80LeylandL24/24R
114-125CM9375-9386Leyland TD171281-92LeylandL24/24R
126-131CM9387-9392Leyland LT251001-06LeylandB35R
132-146CM9756-9770Leyland TD171511-25LeylandL27/24R

Withdrawn 1939 (109-123, 126), 1941 (128), 1944 (124-125, 127, 132-135, 142), 1946 (129, 137, 139-141, 143-144), 1947 (136, 138, 145-146), 1948 (130-131).

1931

147-151CM9771-9775Leyland TD172009-13LeylandL27/24R
152-156BG200-204Leyland TD172014-18LeylandL27/24R
157-158BG205-206Daimler CH69041-42MasseyL27/26R
159-163BG472-476Leyland TD172330-34MasseyL27/24R

Withdrawn 1938 (157-158), 1944 (151-152, 161), 1945 (147), 1946 (148, 150, 153-156, 159-160, 163), 1947 (147, 149, 162).

1932

164-170BG739-745Leyland TD21064-68/
1321-22
LeylandL27/24R
171-175BG746-750Daimler CH69100-03/099MasseyL26/26R

Withdrawn 1938 (171-175), 1940 (168), 1944 (165-166), 1946 (169), 1947 (164, 167), 1948 (170).

1933

176-184BG1500-1508Leyland TD22716-24MasseyL27/24R
185BG1509AEC Q761007MCCWL31/28F

No. 182 fitted with new East Lancs H30/26R body in 1942 (original destroyed by enemy action).
Withdrawn 1936 (183), 1940 (185), 1947 (177-179, 182), 1948 (176, 180-181, 184).

1934

186-188BG2651-2653Leyland TD3c5042-43/47Northern CountiesL26/24R
189-191BG2654-2656Leyland TD3c5048-50Northern CountiesH28/24R
192-197BG2657-2662Leyland TD3c5041/44-46/
51-52
MasseyH28/24R

Nos. 194-195 rebuilt by Massey to H28/24R (195) or H28/26R (194) in 1942 after damage by enemy action.
Withdrawn 1948 (186, 190), 1949 (187-189, 191-197).

1935

198-202BG3423-3427Leyland TD4c7363-64/
66-67/69
MasseyH30/24R
203-207BG3428-3432Leyland TD4c7360-62/
65/68
Northern CountiesH30/24R

Nos. 198, 204, 206 re-bodied by East Lancs to H30/26R in 1942 after damage by enemy action; re-numbered 355, 357, 358 respectively in 1947.
No. 207 rebuilt by Massey in 1942 after damage by enemy action.
Withdrawn 1949 (199-203, 205, 207), 1952 (198[355], 204[357], 206[358]).

1936

208-218BG4381-4391Leyland TD4c10133-42/654MasseyH30/24R

No. 209 rebuilt by Massey in 1942 after damage by enemy action.
No. 212 rebuilt by Massey in 1946.
No. 214 rebuilt by East Lancs to H30/26R in 1942 after damage by enemy action; re-numbered 359 in 1947.
No. 217 fitted with East Lancs H30/26R body from No. 182 (BG1506) in 1947; re-numbered 356 at the same time.
Withdrawn 1949 (208-211, 213, 215-216), 1950 (212, 218), 1951 (214[359]), 1952 (217[356]).

1937

219-239BG5501-5521Leyland TD5c14258/13573-
90/92/91
MasseyH30/24R
240-258BG5522-5540Leyland TD5c14239-57MasseyH30/24R

Nos. 226, 235 re-bodied by East Lancs to H30/24R in 1942 after damage by enemy action; re-numbered 360, 361 respectively in 1947.
No. 245 rebuilt by Massey in 1942 after damage by enemy action.
Nos. 228, 248 also rebuilt at a later date (probably by Massey).
Withdrawn 1941 (244), 1949 (225), 1950 (219-224, 227-234, 236-242, 248, 253-254, 256), 1951 (226[360], 235[361], 243, 245-247, 249-252, 255, 257-258).

1938

259-268BG6801-6810Leyland TD5c17594-98/
602-04/07-08
MasseyH30/24R
269-278BG6811-6820Leyland TD5c17590-93/99/
600-01/05-
06/09
Northern CountiesH28/26R

Nos. 269-278 re-seated to H30/24R at a later date.
No. 275 rebuilt by Massey in 1942 after damage by enemy action; it received the chassis frame from No. 268 in 1953 after an accident, but retained the original chassis number.
Withdrawn 1950 (264, 266, 268), 1951 (259-263, 265, 267), 1953 (269, 271), 1954 (270, 272-274, 276), 1955 (275, 277-278).

1939

279-318BG7701-7740Leyland TD5c302617-56MasseyH30/24R

Nos. 280, 283, 286, 292, 295-296, 298, 302, 305, 308, 311-312, 314 rebuilt by Birkenhead Corporation in the postwar period.
Nos. 282, 284-285, 287-290, 293-294, 297, 299, 304, 307 [also rebuilt by Massey in 1942 after damage by enemy action], 309-310, 313, 315-318 rebuilt by Massey in the postwar period.
Withdrawn 1951 (301), 1952 (281, 297, 306), 1954 (291, 296), 1955 (279, 282-284, 286, 288, 290, 294-295, 298, 300, 307, 309, 316-318), 1956 (280, 285, 287, 289, 292, 302, 304, 308, 311-313, 315), 1957 (293, 299, 303, 305, 310, 314).

1943

319-320BG8552-8553Guy Arab IIFD26114/18WeymannH30/26R

Withdrawn 1951 (319), 1954 (320).

1944

321-325BG8554-8558Guy Arab IIFD26294/393/
387-88/418
MasseyH30/26R
326-330BG8628-8632Guy Arab IIFD26656/61-
62/77/79
MasseyH30/26R
331-342BG8641-8652Guy Arab IIFD26738/20/
43-44/840/42/
84/87/735-
36/33/32
MasseyH30/26R

Nos. 323-337 re-bodied by Massey to H31/28R in 1953; re-numbered 241-255 respectively at the same time.
Nos. 323[241], 325[243], 328[246] to Merseyside PTE 12/69.
Withdrawn 1954 (321-322, 338-342), 1968 (332[250], 335[253]), 1969 (324[242], 326-327[244-245], 329-331[247-249], 333-334[251-252], 336-337[254-255]).

1946

101-107BG9221-9227Leyland PD1460526-27/
98-99/647/88
MasseyH30/26R
108-112BG9228-9232Leyland PD1460811/40/
56/79/944
MasseyH30/26R
343-350BG8735-8742Guy Arab IIFD28074/113-
16/22-23/56
Park RoyalH30/26R
351-354BG8743-8746Guy Arab IIFD28118/39/
57-58
Northern CountiesH30/26R

Withdrawn 1957 (343-349, 353), 1959 (104, 106-110, 112, 350-352, 354), 1960 (101-103, 105, 111).

1947

113BG9672Leyland PD1461632MasseyH30/26R
114-115BG9532-9533Leyland PD1461680-81MasseyH30/26R
116-117BG9673-9674Leyland PD1461635/2487MasseyH30/26R
118BG9676Leyland PD1462488MasseyH30/26R
119BG9675Leyland PD1462489MasseyH30/26R
120BG9536Leyland PD1462490MasseyH30/26R
121BG9535Leyland PD1463057MasseyH30/26R
122BG9531Leyland PD1470100MasseyH30/26R
123BG9534Leyland PD1470101MasseyH30/26R
124BG9678Leyland PD1470162MasseyH30/26R
125BG9677Leyland PD1470163MasseyH30/26R

Withdrawn 1959 (115), 1960 (113-114, 116-120), 1961 (121-125).

1948

97ACM194Leyland PS1470700MasseyB33R
98-100ACM107-109Leyland PS1470701-02/
699
MasseyB33R
126-132ACM301-307Leyland PD1481530/706-
07/15-16/876-
77
MasseyH30/26R
133-145ACM308-320Leyland PD1481952-57/
76-82
MasseyH30/26R

No. 97 originally registered ACM106, but was re-registered as shown when it was discovered that ACM106 had already been issued.
Withdrawn 1961 (127-138, 140), 1962 (126, 141, 144), 1963 (139, 142-143, 145), 1964 (97-100).

1949

146-160ACM604-618Guy Arab IIIFD36034-35/
45-46/51/58-
60/69/241-46
MasseyH30/26R
161-175ACM619-633Daimler CVG615211-25MasseyH30/26R

Withdrawn 1962 (147, 150, 153, 155, 157-159), 1963 (146, 148-149, 151-152, 154, 156, 160-163, 166-167, 170, 173), 1964 (164, 172), 1965 (165, 168-169, 171, 174-175).

1950

176-190ABG176-190Daimler CVG616959-73MasseyH30/26R
191-196ABG291-296Guy Arab IIIFD70166/78/
91/93-94/96
MasseyH30/26R
197-205ABG297-305Guy Arab IIIFD70212/14/
17/20/39/45/
48-49/68
MasseyH30/26R

Withdrawn 1964 (176-179, 181, 183, 185, 187-188, 190), 1965 (182, 184, 189, 193, 195, 199-200), 1966 (180, 186, 191-192, 194, 196-198, 201-205).

1951

206-213ABG806-813Leyland PD2/3504820/901/
722/900/821/
844/46-47
LeylandH31/26R
214-225ABG814-825Leyland PD2/3505906/845/
904-05/22/21/
4886/85/87/
83-84/23
LeylandH31/26R

Withdrawn 1966 (206, 208, 218), 1967 (207, 209-217, 219-225).

1952

226-233BCM926-933Guy Arab IIIFD71178-79/
81/83-87
East LancsH33/26R
234-240BCM934-940Guy Arab IIIFD71189/91-
92/95-96/98-
99
East LancsH33/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (226-227, 229-233, 235-240), 1969 (228, 234).

1954

256-261CBG556-561Leyland PD2/12540202-03/
17-18/301-02
WeymannH33/26R
263-265CBG563-565Leyland PD2/12540310-11/
225/312
WeymannH33/26R
266-270CBG566-570Leyland PD2/12540226/24/
45/55-56
AshcroftH33/26R

Nos. 256-270 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1955

355-361DCM975-981Guy Arab IVFD72482-83/
85/87-89/91
MasseyH31/28R
362-366DCM982-986Leyland PD2/12550660-64East LancsH31/28R
367-371DCM987-991Leyland PD2/12551028-32WeymannH33/26R

Nos. 355-371 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1956

372-377EBG59-64Guy Arab IVFD73129/25/
28/18/34/36
MasseyH31/28R
378-381EBG750-753Guy Arab IVFD73295/351/
71/86
MasseyH31/28R
382-386EBG754-758Guy Arab IVFD73391/
94-95/97-98
East LancsH31/28R

Nos. 372-386 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1957

1-8FCM991-998Leyland PD2/40571266-69/
318-21
MasseyH31/28R

Nos. 1-8 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1958

9-15FBG909-915Leyland PD2/40571322/
67-72
MasseyH31/28R

Nos. 9-15 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1959

16-21HCM516-521Leyland PD2/40583796/816/
25-27/99
MasseyH33/28R
22-30HCM522-530Leyland PD2/40583900-03/09-
10/34-35/65
MasseyH33/28R

Nos. 16-30 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1960

31-37JBG531-537Leyland PD2/40600615-17/
27-28/72-73
MasseyH35/28R
38-45JBG538-545Leyland PD2/40600682-84/
859-62/95
MasseyH35/28R

Nos. 31-45 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1961

46-51LCM446-451Leyland PD2/40610469-71/
510-12
East LancsH37/28R
52-60LCM452-460Leyland PD2/40610547-50/
673-77
East LancsH37/28R

Nos. 46-60 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1962

61-68MCM961-968Leyland PD2/40621305-06/
35-36/60-61/
98-99
MasseyH35/30R
69-75MCM969-975Leyland PD2/4062431-33/
63-64/96-97
MasseyH35/30R

Nos. 61-75 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1963

76-81OCM976-981Leyland PD2/40L00771-74/
800-01
MasseyH35/30R
82-90OCM982-990Leyland PD2/40L00901-03/
1078-79/92-95
MasseyH35/30R

Nos. 76-90 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1964

91-94RCM491-494Leyland L2L04465-66/
97-98
MasseyB42D
101-109RCM501-509Daimler CRG6LX60604-12WeymannH44/33F

Nos. 91-94, 101-109 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1965

110-116BBG110-16CLeyland PD2/40L40917-20/
1122-24
MasseyH36/30R
117-124BBG117-24CLeyland PD2/40L41558-60/
83-84/730-31/
814
MasseyH36/30R

Nos. 110-124 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1966

125-129DBG125-29DLeyland PD2/40L60361-62/
618/794-95
MasseyH36/30R
130-134DBG130-34DLeyland PD2/40L61063/85/
282/390/521
MasseyH36/30R
135-139DBG135-39DLeyland PD2/40L61567/739/
809/905/2066
MasseyH36/30R

Nos. 125-139 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1967

140-145GCM140-45ELeyland PD2/37700383/579/
696/903/
1007-08
MasseyH36/30R
146-154GCM146-54ELeyland PD2/37701234-35/48/
47/49/398-99/
578-79
MasseyH36/30R

Nos. 140-154 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1968

155-161LCM155-61GLeyland PDR1/1800703-05/
832-33/47-48
Northern CountiesH44/33F
162-167LCM162-67GLeyland PDR1/1800940-41/
1176-77/86-87
Northern CountiesH44/33F

Nos. 155-167 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.

1969

168-175MBG368-75HLeyland PDR1/2900221-22/
73-76/371-72
Northern CountiesH44/27D
176-182MBG376-82HLeyland PDR1/2900376-77/
478-79/558-60
Northern CountiesH44/27D

Nos. 168-182 to Merseyside PTE 12/69.


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