Derby Corporation Transport Bus Fleet List 1899-1986

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

Horse Buses

1899

1-5Double-deck
open-top
three-horse
bus
?16/12

Nos. 1-5 ex-Derby Tramways Company (new 1886 (1), 1887 (2), 1888 (3-5)).
Withdrawn 1905 (5), by 1909 (1-4).

1901

?Single-deck
top-covered
two-horse
charabanc
Marston & Company (?)22
?Single-deck
top-covered
two-horse
charabanc
Marston & Company (?)22

These two vehicles were classified as ‘omnibuses’ by 1905 and used in service; one was converted to an omnibus proper in 1909.
Withdrawn 1917 (two vehicles).

1903

6-9?Double-deck
open-top
three-horse bus
20/17?
10-14?Double-deck
open-top
two-horse
bus
?

Nos. 6-14 (of which only the fleet number for No.7 is known for certain) ex-Manchester Carriage & Tramways Company (new 1890).
Withdrawn by 1907 (three buses), by 1909 (remaining six buses).

1909

?Single-deck
saloon
one-horse
bus
??

Withdrawn by 1917 (one bus).

Battery-powered Buses

1917

1AY4058GMC-EdisonBrushB22F

Withdrawn 1923 (1).

1920

2CH1812GMC-EdisonMarstonB26F

Withdrawn 1924 (2).

Motorbuses

1924

1CH4289Tilling-Stevens TS5X2420Blackburn AeroB20F
2CH4381Tilling-Stevens TS3A3098MarstonB26F

No. 2 (CH4381) was fitted with the body from the former No.2 (CH1812).
Withdrawn 1929 (1-2).

1925

3CH5181Tilling-Stevens TS63644DodsonB36R

Withdrawn 1933 (3).

1926

4CH5948Tilling-Stevens TS5A2421DodsonB25F

Withdrawn 1930 (4).

1927

5-6CH6367-6368Tilling-Stevens TS63709/87BrushB35R

Withdrawn 1936 (5-6).

1928

7-12CH7152-7157Tilling-Stevens TS63793-94/92/
95-97
BrushB35R
13-14CH7881-7882ADC427004/03Sanderson & HolmesB28R
15CH7877TSM B10A25821Sanderson & HolmesB35R
16CH7880TSM B10A25822Sanderson & HolmesB35R
17-18CH7885-7886ADC422097/96BrushH26/24R

Nos. 13-14 re-seated to B27R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1934 (13-14), 1936 (7-12, 15-16), 1939 (17-18).

1929

19-22CH8337-8340ADC422105/02/
01/098
BrushH24/24R
23-26CH8341-8344TSM B10A26362-63/
420/19
Sanderson & HolmesB35F
27CH8680Guy FCX22659ShortH34/32R
28-29CH8829-8830Guy FCX23469/71RansomesH33/32R

Withdrawn 1938 (23-26), 1939 (19-22, 27), 1942 (29), 1945 (28).

1930

30-32CH8831-8833Guy FCX23470/503/
472
RansomesH33/32R
33-38CH9501-9506Guy FC23330/23/11/
24/32/31
BrushH24/24R

Withdrawn 1944 (33-35), 1945 (31-32, 36-38), 1947 (30).

1931

39-41RC101-103TSM B10A28639-41RansomesB32R

Withdrawn 1939 (39, 41), 1942 (40).

1932

42-43RC542-543Guy FC23816-17RansomesH24/24R

Withdrawn 1945 (42-43).

1933

44UK7456Sunbeam SikhK10123DodsonH35/32R

No. 44 ex-Sunbeam demonstrator (new 1929).
Withdrawn 1939 (44).

1934

45RC2345Crossley Alpha91921BrushB35R
46RC2346Daimler COG58101BrushB35R
47RC2347Leyland TS6c5233BrushB35R

Withdrawn 1939 (47), 1940 (46), 1941 (45).

1936

48-53RC4248-4253Daimler COG59721-26BrushH28/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (48, 50), 1950 (52), 1951 (49, 51), 1952 (53).

1938

54-63RC6554-6563Daimler COG510566-75BrushH28/26R

Withdrawn 1952 (55, 61), 1953 (56-59, 63), 1957 (54, 62), 1958 (60).

1939

64-73RC7564-7573Daimler COG510923-32BrushH28/26R

Withdrawn 1957 (65-67, 69-72), 1958 (68), 1960 (64, 73).

1942

1-2RC8311-8312Guy Arab IFD25629/28MasseyH30/26R
74RC8274Bristol K5G57076StrachanH30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (1-2, 74).

1943

3-5RC8323-8325Guy Arab IFD25702-04Park RoyalH30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (3-5).

1944

6-7RC8426-8427Daimler CWA611654-55BrushL27/28R
8-9RC8438-8439Daimler CWA611569-70DupleH30/26R
10-11RC8460-8461Daimler CWA611703/53Northern CountiesH30/26R
12-13RC8462-8463Guy Arab IIFD26650-51StrachanH30/26R
14-15RC8484-8485Guy Arab IIFD26829/31StrachanH30/26R

Nos. 6-7 fitted with 1938 Brush H28/26R bodies from Nos. 63, 57 respectively in 1953.
Withdrawn 1961 (6-7, 12-13), 1962 (8-11, 14-15).

1945

16RC8616Daimler CWD612271BrushH30/26R
17-18RC8617-8618Daimler CWA612272-73BrushH30/26R
19-20RC8719-8720Daimler CWA6D12422/31BrushH30/26R
21RC8721Daimler CWA6D12345DupleH30/26R

Withdrawn 1962 (17-18, 20-21), 1963 (16, 19).

1947

22-27ACH622-627Daimler CVD613532-37BrushH30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (24), 1968 (23, 25-26), 1969 (22, 27).

1948

28-31ACH628-631Daimler CVD613538-41BrushH30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (28-30), 1969 (31).

1949

32-41BCH132-141Daimler CVD615135-44BrushH30/26R
47*EVC244Daimler COG5/408558Park RoyalB38F
75-79BCH575-579Daimler CVD616665-69BrushH30/26R

*No. 47 ex-Coventry Corporation (No. 244, new 1940). This vehicle was used for driver training and never used in public service, although it was given a fleet number.
Withdrawn 1963 (34, 37), 1968 (38-39, 41, 75-77, 79), 1969 (32-33, 35-36), 1970 (40, 78), 1973 (47).

1950

80-84BCH580-584Daimler CVD616670-74BrushH30/26R
85-94BCH885-894Daimler CVD616675-84BrushH30/26R

Withdrawn 1967 (84-85, 88-89), 1969 (81-82, 86, 90-93), 1970 (80, 83, 87, 94).

1952

95-104CRC895-904Daimler CVD617671-80WillowbrookH30/26R
105-109CRC905-909Foden PVD632232/34/
36/38/40
BrushH30/26R
110-114CRC910-914Crossley DD42/8A95308-09/
97-99
BrushH30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (108-109), 1969 (105-107, 112, 114), 1970 (95-104, 110-111, 113).

1957

115-124KRC115-124Daimler CVG619249-58Park RoyalH32/28R

Nos. 115-124 re-seated to H33/28R in 1959.
Withdrawn 1973 (115, 118-123), 1974 (116-117, 124).

1961

125-134VRC125-134Daimler CVG619787-96RoeH37/28R

Withdrawn 1972 (125), 1976 (126, 129-132, 134), 1977 (133), 1978 (127-128).

1962

135-144YRC135-144Daimler CVG619898-907RoeH37/28R

Withdrawn 1974 (139-141, 144), 1976 (136), 1978 (137), 1979 (135, 142), 1980 (138, 143).

1963

145-154145-154CCHDaimler CVG619934-43RoeH37/28R

Withdrawn 1976 (148), 1978 (145-147, 149-154).

1964

155-164BCH155-64BDaimler CVG620073-82RoeH37/28R

Withdrawn 1976 (155, 157, 161-164), 1978 (156, 158), 1979 (159-160).

1966

165-171HRC165-71CDaimler CVG620146-52RoeH37/28R
172-174HRC172-74CDaimler CRG6LX61032-34RoeH44/34F
175-184KRC175-84DDaimler CRG6LX61502-11RoeH44/34F
185-189KRC185-89DDaimler CVG620177-81RoeH37/28R

Nos. 165-174 delivered with registration numbers FRC165-174C, but re-registered as shown before entry into service.
No. 174 re-seated to H44/31F in 1973.
Withdrawn 1977 (165, 167-169), 1978 (166, 170-171, 185, 189), 1979 (175, 178, 187), 1980 (179, 181-184, 186, 188), 1981 (177, 180), 1982 (174), 1983 (173), 1984 (172, 176).

1967

49-52DCP849-852Daimler CVG618581-84MCCWH33/26R
190-204NCH190-204EDaimler CRG6LX62275-89RoeH44/34F

Nos. 49-52 ex-Halifax JOC (Nos. 296-299, new 1954)
Withdrawn 1969 (49-52), 1980 (191-192, 198), 1981 (193-194, 200, 202-203), 1982 (190, 196, 199, 201, 204), 1984 (195, 197).

1968

205-219UCH205-19GDaimler CRG6LX62711-25RoeH44/34F

Withdrawn 1981 (205, 208-209, 213, 215-216, 218), 1982 (206-207, 210-212, 214, 217, 219).

1969

220-239XCH420-39GDaimler CRG6LX63551-70RoeH44/34F

Withdrawn 1981 (220, 222-224, 229, 232, 235), 1982 (221, 226, 231, 234, 236-239), 1983 (228), 1984 (225, 227, 230, 233).

1970

240-254CRC240-54JDaimler CRG6LX64034-48RoeH45/29D

Withdrawn 1978 (250, 253-254), 1984 (240-249, 252-252).

1972

255-259OCH255-59LDaimler SRC6LX/3364771-75WillowbrookDP43F

Withdrawn 1979 (255-259).

1973

17ORA819MBedford YRTCW454751DupleC53F
18ORA818MBedford YRTCW454725DupleC53F
19-20SCH19-20LBedford YRQCW453020/
143
WillowbrookC45F
237000HPDaimler CRD660000WeymannH44/33F
24-25324-325YNUDaimler CRG6LX60003/54Northern CountiesH40/33F
26ARA762BDaimler CRG6LX60603Northern CountiesH40/33F
27JRB481DDaimler CRG6LX61216Northern CountiesH41/31F
28NRA49JDaimler CRG6LX64410AlexanderH44/31F
30SRB425Daimler CD65018333WillowbrookL27/28RD
31YRB483Daimler CVG618880WillowbrookL27/28RD
32465FRBDennis Loline I135Y1WillowbrookH37/33RD
33303GRBDennis Loline I136Y1WillowbrookH37/33RD
34702PRADaimler CVG619491WillowbrookL27/28RD
35YRB203GBedford VAL707T460118WillowbrookDP56F
36BRB674GBedford VAL707T459067WillowbrookDP54F
37CRA882BBedford SB596296DupleC41F
38KRB426DBedford VAL146827558DupleC52F
39NRA680DBedford VAM146865626DupleC45F
40TNU687FDaimler SRC636024PlaxtonC51F
41FRA631HBedford SB59T470648DupleC41F
42ORB883KBedford SB51T485152DupleC41F
43DXE137JBedford YRQ1T482715WillowbrookB45F
44EXE276JBedford YRQ0T481598WillowbrookDP45F
260-271OCH260-71LDaimler CRG6LX66579-90RoeH44/34F

Nos. 17-18, 23, 24-28, 30-44 ex-Blue Bus Service, Willington (new 1973 (17), 1973 (18), 1960 (23), 1962 (24), 1962 (25), 1964 (26), 1966 (27), 1971 (28), 1953 (30) 1955 (31), 1957 (32), 1958 (33), 1960 (34), 1968 (35), 1969 (36), 1964 (37), 1966 (38), 1966 (39), 1967 (40), 1970 (41), 1971 (42), 1971 (43), 1971 (44).
Nos. 260-261, 270-271 to Derby City Transport Ltd.10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1974 (30), 1975 (33, 35-37, 43), 1976 (17-20, 23-28, 34, 38-42, 44), 1977 (31-32), 1985 (262-269).

1975

15HTO90NLeyland PSU3B/4R7500020PlaxtonC47F
16HTO91NLeyland PSU3B/4R7500021PlaxtonC51F

Withdrawn 1976 (15-16).

1976

9NNN9PAEC Reliance6U2R33487PlaxtonC47F
10-11NNN10-11PAEC Reliance6U2R33428/
40
PlaxtonC51F
12-13NNN12-13PAEC Reliance6U2R33489/
97
PlaxtonC53F
21-22FDK419-20DAEC Reliance2U3RA6441-42PlaxtonC45F
51-53NAL51-53PLeyland FE30AGR7505628/
7600000/02
AlexanderH44/34F
58YJA20Daimler CRG6LX60525AlexanderH44/31F
61UBX48Leyland PDR1/1591470WeymannL39/34F
62WTH113Leyland PDR1/1602290WeymannL39/34F
63RTH639Leyland PDR1/1590061MCCWL39/34F
272-278NNN272-78PLeyland FE30AGR7505629-30/
912/36-37/
7600001/03
RoeH43/30F
279-288RCH279-88RLeyland FE30AGR7603922-23/
45-46/66/
4287-89/
308-09
RoeH43/30F

Nos. 21-22 ex-Yelloway MS, Rochdale (new 1966).
No. 58 ex-Greater Manchester PTE (No. 20, new 1963).
Nos. 61-63 ex-City of Oxford MS (Nos. 204, 206, 212 respectively, new 1959 or 1960 (WTH113)).
Nos. 9-12, 51-53, 272-288 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1978 (21-22, 61), 1979 (62), 1982 (58, 63), 1984 (13).

1977

71RTO71RAilsa B55/2075190AlexanderH43/34F

No. 71 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet number.

1978

27-28DED977-78LLeyland PSU3B/4R7300341/44PlaxtonC49F
50XRR50SLeyland FE30AGR7704493Northern CountiesH43/29F
101WTO101SFoden-NCME95420Northern CountiesH43/30F
289-298XRR289-98SLeyland FE30AGR7703942-43/
71-72/97/
4110/301-02/
87/490
Northern CountiesH43/30F

Nos. 27-28 ex-Warrington CT (Nos. 3-4 respectively, new 1973).
Nos. 50, 289-298 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1982 (27-28), 1985 (101).

1979

1DVO1TVolvo B58-5613742PlaxtonC53F
23PDK463HAEC Reliance6U3ZR7309PlaxtonC45F
253-255MLK440-442LDaimler CRG6LXB66453/86-87Park RoyalH44/27F

No. 1 re-seated to C49F in 1979; re-seated back to C53F in 1983.
No. 23 ex-Yelloway MS, Rochdale (new 1970).
Nos. 253-255 ex-London Transport (Nos. DMS440-442 respectively, new 1972 as H44/24D; converted to H44/27F before purchase).
Nos. 1, 253-254 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1982 (23), 1984 (255).

1980

2JRB2VLeyland PSU3F/5R7904848PlaxtonC53F
45-48GTO45-48VLeyland FE30AGR7802650/730/
3363/495-96
Northern CountiesH43/29F
102GRA102VMCW Metrobus DR102/4MB5052MCWH43/30F
103-105GTO103-05VDennis DominatorDDA120/205-07MarshallH45/32F
250JGU283KDaimler CRG6LXB66400MCWH44/27F
256MLK463LDaimler CRG6LXB66489Park RoyalH44/27F
257-259MLK465-67LDaimler CRG6LXB66516/19/21Park RoyalH44/27F
299-308GTO299-308VLeyland FE30AGR7803498-99/
808-09/25-26/
92/3928/
4030-31
Northern CountiesH43/30F
309-311MTV309-11WLeyland FE30AGR7900031-32/
134
Northern CountiesH43/30F

Nos. 250, 256, 257-259 ex-London Transport (Nos. DMS1283, 463, 465-467 respectively, new 1972 as H44/24D; converted to H44/27F before purchase).
Nos. 2, 45-48, 250, 256-259, 299-311 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1982 (102), 1986 (103-105).

1981

100LUG480PAilsa B55-1074010AlexanderH44/35F
106-108NRR106-08WDennis DominatorDDA120/270-72Northern CountiesH43/30F
312-315MTV312-15WLeyland FE30AGR7900135-36/
244-45
Northern CountiesH43/30F

Nos. 100, 312-315 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same numbers.
Withdrawn 1986 (106-108).

1982

3VRA3YLeyland TRCTL11/3?PlaxtonC50F
109-115SRC109-15XAilsa B55-1080041-43/
45-46/53-54
Northern CountiesH39/35F
116-121TCH116-21XAilsa B55-1081188-93Northern CountiesH38/35F
122-123STV122-23XAilsa B55-1080049-50MarshallH44/35F
124-125VRA124-25YLeyland OlympianON80-81Northern CountiesH43/28F

Nos. 3, 109-123 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 124-125 re-numbered 204-205 in 1984.
Withdrawn 1986 (124-125[204-205]).

1983

126-127YAU126-127YVolvo B10M-563752/4153MarshallH45/33F
128YAU128YVolvo Citybus?MarshallH45/33F

Nos. 126-128 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1984

4A444DTOLeyland TRCTL11/3?PlaxtonC53F
27UFX627XBristol LHS6LLHS-397PlaxtonC53F
28VPR862XBristol LHS6LLHS-390PlaxtonC53F
29UFX629XBristol LHS6LLHS-400PlaxtonC53F
129-133A129-33DTOVolvo Citybus?East LancsH43/31F
206-210A206-210DTOLeyland OlympianON1090/89/
95-97
East LancsH45/27F

Nos. 4, 129-133 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 27-29 ex-Courtlands, Horley (Nos. 4, ?, 8 respectively, all new 1982).
Withdrawn 1986 (27-29, 206-210).

1985

5B555HALVolvo B10M?PlaxtonC53F
6B666KVOVolvo B10M?PlaxtonC53F
134-143B134-43GAUVolvo Citybus?MarshallH45/33F

Nos. 5-6, 134-143 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1986

7C777PNUVolvo B10M?PlaxtonC53F
144-148C144-48NRRVolvo Citybus?Northern CountiesH42/33F
247OJD182RLeyland FE30AGR7603075MCWH45/32F
248OJD188RLeyland FE30AGR7603233MCWH45/32F
249OJD195RLeyland FE30AGR7603357MCWH45/32F

Nos. 7, 144-148 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 247-249 ex-Thamesdown (new to London Transport as DMS2182, 2188, 2195 respectively in 1976); to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.


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