Felix Motors Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1921-1976

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1921

WR5115Daimler1883?B20?

WR5115 was originally a lorry and was first recorded as having a bus body by 1924, but it may have been earlier and it seems likely that this was the vehicle that inaugurated the first Felix Motors service.
Withdrawn 1926.

1925

WT6858Guy JJ4288?B14F
WU2757Thornycroft A112155?B20F

WT6858 ex-Parrish Brothers (new 1924).
Withdrawn by 1928 (WT6858), by 1932 (WU2757).

1926

FU5327????20?
R7831Crossley?DickensB14F

FU5327 purchased second-hand (origin unknown).
R7831 ex-Felix Bus Service, Stanley (new 1924).
Withdrawn unknown (FU5327, R7831).

1927

WW2561Dodge??B20F
WW3239Thornycroft A214679?B20F

Withdrawn by 1928 (WW3239), by 1932 (WW2561).

1928

DT1296Thornycroft16420?B20F
WW6343Reo SprinterFAX6038?B20F

Withdrawn 1933 (WW6343), by 1935 (DT1296).

1930

9WX3297Leyland LT150896?B32F

No. 9 impressed by War Department in 1940, returned 1943; re-bodied by Barnaby to B32F on return.
Withdrawn 1949.

1931

10WX7065AEC Regal662937BarnabyB32F

No. 10 rebuilt in 1935 and re-numbered 11 (in 1940?).
Withdrawn 1952 (10[11]).

1932

11WX9932Maudslay ML3E5056BarnabyB32F
YG952Bedford WLB108597?B20F

Withdrawn 1938 (YG952), 1940 (11).

1933

12YG3763AEC Regal6621518BarnabyC32F

No. 12 re-bodied by Barnaby to H55C in 1943.
Withdrawn 1950.

1935

14AWT170Leyland LT76756BarnabyB32F

Withdrawn 1950.

1937

13BWW560Leyland TS713194BarnabyC32F

No. 13 re-numbered 18 after 1942.
Withdrawn 1957 (13[18]).

1938

15CWY758AEC Regent06615962RoeH31/25R
16CWU707Dodge SBF741BarnabyC26F

Withdrawn 1942 (16), 1955 (15).

1941

17WN4751AEC Regent6611870BrushL25/26R
UG5104Dennis Lancet170369DennisC32F
CWW605Albion CX958003BRainfordDP32F
DWR728Albion PK11525024KBarnabyDP31F

UG5104, CWW605, DWR728 ex-Renown, Stainforth. These vehicles presumably took the numbers 18-20 but never wore them and were not repainted into Felix livery.
DWR728 re-seated to C27F before entering service.
Withdrawn by 1942 (UG5104), 1943 (CWW605, DWR728), 1950 (17).

1942

21EWR423Leyland TD7307043Park RoyalH30/26R

Withdrawn 1956.

1943

22EWU223Daimler CWA611488RoeH30/26R

Withdrawn 1956.

1946

23EYG33Leyland PD1460430RoeH31/25R
24EYG622AEC Regent06617840Northern CoachbuildersH30/26R

Withdrawn 1957 (24), 1958 (23).

1947

25FWX799Leyland PS1/1462347BarnabyC35F

Withdrawn 1959.

1948

26GWY157AEC Regent III09611684RobertsH30/26R

Withdrawn 1962.

1949

27HWX899AEC Regal III6821A175BarnabyC35F

Withdrawn 1962.

1950

28JWU131Leyland PD2/1500108LeylandH30/26R
29-30JWU132-133Leyland PS1/1496111/996BarnabyC33F
31JWX259Leyland PD2/1501607LeylandH30/26R

Withdrawn 1959 (30), 1960 (29), 1962 (28), 1966 (31).

1951

32KWU506Leyland PS1/1500261BarnabyFC37F

Withdrawn 1965.

1953

33LWY942AEC Regent III9613S7174RoeH31/25R

Withdrawn 1966.

1955

34OWX283AEC Regent III9613S8171RoeH32/26R

Withdrawn 1969.

1956

35-36RWU642-643AEC Regent VD3RV098-99RoeH33/28R

Nos. 35-36 fitted with platform doors in 1963.
Withdrawn 1973 (35-36).

1957

37TWR174AEC Regent VD3RV326RoeH33/28R
38TWR175AEC RelianceMU3RV1141RoeC41C

No. 37 fitted with platform doors in 1963; to South Yorkshire PTE (SYPTE) 4/76 (allotted number 1161, but did not carry it and was not operated by SYPTE).
Withdrawn 1969 (38).

1958

39VWY179AEC Regent VD3RV517RoeH33/28R

No. 39 fitted with platform doors in 1963; to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1162).

1959

40XWX795AEC Reliance2MU3RV2510RoeC41F

Withdrawn 1974.

1960

419629WUAEC Reliance2MU3RV2955RoeDP43F

No. 41 re-seated to DP41F in 1974; to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1012).

1961

428176WYAEC Regent V2D3RA1018RoeH41/32RD

No. 42 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1163).

1962

43932BWRAEC Regent V2D3RA1154RoeH41/32RD

No. 43 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1164).

1963

44493DWWAEC Reliance2MU3RA4316DupleC43F

No. 44 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1013).

1964

45AWR997BAEC Regent V2D3RA1529RoeH41/32RD

No. 45 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1165).

1965

46EWY590CAEC Reliance2MU3RA5626PlaxtonC43F

No. 46 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1014).

1966

47KYG313DAEC Regent V2D3RA1807RoeH41/32RD

No. 47 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1166).

1968

48VWT355FAEC Reliance6U3ZR7051PlaxtonDP51F

No. 48 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1015).

1969

49YYG649GDaimler CRG6LX63110RoeH44/30D

No. 49 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1224).

1970

50CWX484HAEC Reliance6U3ZR7352PlaxtonC51F

No. 50 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1016).

1971

51HWW773JDaimler CRG6LX64654RoeH44/34F

No. 51 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1325).

1972

52SWT433LDaimler CRG6LX66134RoeH44/34F

No. 52 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1326).

1975

53JHL500PDaimler CRG6LX67903RoeH44/34F

No. 53 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1327).


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