Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd.) Bus Fleet List 1921-1980

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Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1921

WR9662Ford4657430??14?

Withdrawn 1923.

1922

WY5658Ford6486249??14?

Withdrawn 1924.

1923

AL6249Ford????8?
WT648Ford6765411?B14?
WY7468Ford???8?

AL6249 second-hand from unknown source. Possibly not operated since the body from this vehicle was fitted to WY7468.
Withdrawn 1925 (WT648), by 1931 (WY7468), unknown (AL6249).

1924

WT2064FiatM277253??20?
WT6320Chevrolet 9B23554?B14?
WT6648Vandyke25C8063?B20?

Withdrawn 1925 (WT2064), 1928 (WT6648), by 1933 (WT6320).

1925

WT8287Reo111853?B14F
WT8667Federal Knight32753?B14?
WU3691Vulcan1598?B20F

WT8667 carried the name ‘Blue Bird’ on the side panels.
Withdrawn 1929 (WT8667), by 1933 (WU1691), unknown (WT8287).

1926

FU5014Chevrolet???14?
WU5893Reo Pullman2126?B20F
WU8460Reo Sprinter129812?B20F

FU5014 second-hand from unknown source.
WU5893 carried the name ‘Blue Canoe’ on the side panels.
Withdrawn 1931 (WU8460), 1933 (WU5893), unknown (FU5014).

1927

UK2399Guy BXBX22123ReynoldsH56RO
WW3203Vulcan3XB68?B20F

UK2399 ex-Guy Demonstrator (new1926).
Withdrawn 1929 (WW3203), 1933 (UK2399).

1928

WT1240Vulcan 2-ton??B26F
WW7259-7260Vulcan3XS16-17?B20?

WT1240 ex-Blue Ensign, Doncaster (new 1923).
Withdrawn 1931 (WW7259), 1934 (WW7260), 1938 (WT1240).

1929

WW9826Reo PullmanGE43?B26?

Withdrawn 1934.

1931

WX6989-6990Reo PullmanGE245/23?B26F

WX6989-6990, re-seated to B24F by 1934.
Withdrawn 1938 (WX6989), by 1945 (WX6990).

1932

GE1303Gilford10351??26?
WX9494Bedford WLB108239?B20?

GE1303 second-hand from unknown source.
Withdrawn 1936 (GE1303), 1937 (WX9494).

1933

CN3448Gilford10322?C25?
GP5147Gilford 168OT11965WycombeC26F
WX8343Bedford WLG113783?B20?
YX4527Guy FCXFCX22896Hall LewisH34/26RO

CN3448 ex-United AS (No. B28, new 1928).
GP5147 ex-Main Lines Ltd., London (No. 24, new 1931). Re-bodied to DP26F by Barnaby in 1943.
WX8343 ex-J. Lowe & Sons, Thorne (new 1931).
YX4527 ex-West Herts Motor Service, Watford (new 1928). Staircase enclosed in 1943.
Withdrawn 1935 (CN3448), by 1937 (WX8343), 1949 (YX4527), 1950 (GP5147).

1935

AWT514-515Gilford PF16612261-62Park RoyalFC32F

Withdrawn 1948 (AWT514), 1952 (AWT515).

1937

CTO188TSM HA39A78783WatsonC39F

CTO188 ex-Red Line Coachways, Nottingham (new 1936). Re-bodied by Barnaby to B39F in 1943; later re-seated to B36F.
Withdrawn 1954.

1938

JK4648Maudslay ML3K5247DupleC32R
RA9329Bristol BB555SmithB32F

JK4648 ex-Pratt & Company, Eastbourne (new 1935).
RA9329 ex-Nell Gwynne Coaches, Bodenham (new 1929). Fitted with chassis frame from ET6602 (Bristol B [B752], ex-Rotherham Corporation No. 79, new 1931; acquired for spares) circa 1945.
Withdrawn 1940 (JK4648), 1948 (RA9329).

1939

VJ8412Foden SDG415350BurlinghamB32F
WG4059Gilford PF16612271Park RoyalFC32F

VJ8412 ex-Wye Valley Motors, Hereford (new 1936). Fitted with Guy radiator c. 1947.
WG4059 ex-Mokes, Worksop (new 1935). Fitted with Guy radiator c. 1947.
Withdrawn 1950 (VJ8412, WG4059).

1940

UG6511AEC Q761009Metro-CammellH29/31F

UG6511 ex-Leeds City Transport (No. 65, new 1933).
Withdrawn 1948.

1941

DT1655Daimler CF67198LPlaxtonC32F
DT2315Daimler CF67300LPlaxtonC32F
ET6225Bristol BB670RoeB32F
TD8019Leyland PLSC145435LeylandB32F

DT1655, DT2315 new 1929, 1930 respectively to Shore Brothers, Doncaster. Bodies new 1935 or 1936. Later re-seated to C36F.
ET6225 ex-Rotherham Corporation (No. 111, new 1926).
TD8019 ex-Don Motor Services, Doncaster (new 1926).
Withdrawn 1944 (TD8019), 1949 (ET6225), 1951 (DT1655), 1952 (DT2315).

1942

VH2950AJS Commodore5014?B30F

VH2950 ex-Ivy Coaches, Huddersfield (No. 6, new 1930). Re-seated to B31F in 1948.
Withdrawn 1949.

1943

APY965Dodge SBF743PlaxtonC26F
EWU1Guy Arab IIFD26109Park RoyalH30/26R

APY965 ex-Rawlings, Scarborough (new 1938).
Withdrawn 1949 (APY965), 1955 (EWU1).

1944

EWU380Guy Arab IIFD26470Park RoyalH30/26R

Withdrawn 1958.

1945

EWW683Guy Arab IIFD27487Northern CountiesH30/26R

Withdrawn 1958.

1947

FA5856Guy ArabFD24085BrushB32F

FA5856 ex-Burton-upon-Trent Corporation (No. 10, new 1935).
Withdrawn 1951.

1948

ENT910Guy Arab IIIFD33097BarnardC33F

ENT910 ex-J. Guy, Ketley Bank (new 1948).
Withdrawn 1955.

1949

HWU437-438Guy Arab IIIFD36032-33MPark Royal/GuyH30/26R

Withdrawn 1967 (HWU437), 1968 (HWU438).

1951

GNK998Guy Arab IIIFD29122ThurgoodC35F
JTF763Guy Arab IIIFD33157MBarnardC33F

GNK998 ex-Smith, Buntingford (new 1946).
JTF763 ex-Bamber Bridge Motor Services (No. 2, new 1948).
Withdrawn 1956 (GNK998), 1960 (JTF763).

1952

LWT500Guy Arab IIIFD71188Park Royal/GuyH30/26R

Withdrawn 1969.

1953

DDW34Guy Arab IFD25601WeymannH30/26R
GNT587Sentinel STC4STC4/40/20SentinelB40F
GUJ457Sentinel STC4STC4/40/31SentinelB40F

DDW34 ex-Newport Corporation (No. 98, new 1943).
GNT587, GUJ457 ex-Majestic Coaches, Thorne (both new 1950).
Withdrawn 1955 (GNT587), 1957 (DDW34, GUJ457).

1954

JVK655Guy Arab IIIFD29115MasseyB34F
NWX442Leyland PSUC1/2543220Mann EgertonC43F

JVK655 ex-Newcastle Corporation (No. 55, new 1946).
Withdrawn 1956 (JVK655), 1961 (NWX442).

1955

LJW336Guy Arab UFUF71567Saunders RoeB44F
PWR88Guy Arab LUFLUF72407Mann EgertonC43F

LJW336 ex-Guy demonstrator (new 1953).
Withdrawn 1964 (LJW336), 1965 (PWR88).

1956

RWT613Guy Arab LUFLUF72855BurlinghamB44F
SWU876Guy Arab IVFD73220MBurlinghamH41/32R

Withdrawn 1963 (RWT613), 1972 (SWU876).

1957

UWW769Guy WarriorWUF2267MullinerB43F

Withdrawn 1961.

1958

FTD69Guy Arab IFD25780Park Royal/GuyH30/26R

FTD69 ex-Lancaster Corporation (No. 69, new 1943 [as No. 43]; body new 1952).
Withdrawn 1966.

1959

WWX671Guy Arab IVFD74209BurlinghamH41/31F

Withdrawn 1975.

1960

4412WWBedford SB180572DupleC41F
5120WXBedford SB185233DupleC41F

Withdrawn 1964 (5120WX), 1965 (4412WW).

1961

6832-6833WYBedford SB188031/7998DupleC41F
FPT205Guy Arab IIFD25986RoeH31/25R

FPT205 ex-Sunderland District (No. 176, new 1943; body new 1953).
Withdrawn 1967 (6832WY), 1968 (FPT205), 1971 (6833WY).

1962

7014YGGuy Arab IVFD74981RoeH41/32F

Withdrawn 1977.

1963

230GWRBedford VAL141241DupleC52F
891GWTGuy Arab VFD75418RoeH41/32F

891GWT to South Yorkshire PTE (SYPTE) 3/79 (withdrawn 6/79 still licensed to Blue Line).
Withdrawn 1966 (230GWR).

1965

EWW486-87CBedford SB596583/707DupleC41F
JWT925CBedford VAL146801135DupleC52F

Withdrawn 1970 (EWW487C, JWT925C), 1973 (EWW486C).

1966

JWX880DBedford VAM56802776DupleC45F
KWW554DBedford VAL146805191DupleC52F
KYG299DGuy Arab VFD76930RoeH41/32F

KYG299D to SYPTE 3/79 (as withdrawn vehicle).
Withdrawn 1971 (JWX880D), 1973 (KWW554D).

1967

PWX386EBedford VAL147833633DupleC52F
RWY891FGuy Arab VFD76930RoeH41/32F

RWY891F to SYPTE 3/79 (as withdrawn vehicle).
Withdrawn 1973 (PWX386E).

1968

DUG166-67CLeyland PD3A/1L41705-06RoeH41/32RD

DUG166-167C ex-Kippax & District (new 1965).
DUG166-167C to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1130-1131).

1969

AWX161GBedford VAS59T468657DupleC29F

AWX161G to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1057).

1970

DWT698HBedford VAM709T466014DupleC45F

Withdrawn 1978.

1971

GYG260JFord R226BC04KU45794PlaxtonC53F
HWW763-64JDaimler CRG6LX63689/4363RoeH44/34F
LWY515KFord R192BC04LL51006WillowbrookDP45F
LWY664KBedford VAS51T485043PlaxtonC29F

GYG260J, HWW763-764J, LWY664K to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1029, 1120-1121, 1067 respectively).
Withdrawn 1976 (LWY515K).

1973

VWU495LBedford SB5CW451039PlaxtonC41F
VWU661LBedford YRTCW452895PlaxtonC53F
PWX179MBedford YRTCW454778DupleC53F

VWU495L to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1030).
Withdrawn 1975 (VWU661L), 1976 (PWX179M).

1975

HKU884NFord R1114BC04RC56861DupleC45F
JKY263PDaimler CRG6LX67906RoeH44/34F

HKU884N, JKY263P to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1034, 1124 respectively).

1976

MHL45PFord R1014BC04RM63672DupleC45F
MHL322PFord R1114BC04RP66726DupleC53F

MHL45P, MHL322P to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1035, 1040 respectively).

1977

TET745-46SLeyland FE30AGR7608100-101RoeH43/33F

TET745-746S to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1126-1127).

1978

VKW999SBedford YLQGW456063DupleC45F

VKW999S to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1056).


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