Gelligaer UDC Bus Fleet List 1928-1974

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1928

1TX6324Leyland TS260175LeylandB29D
2TX6326Leyland TS260198LeylandB29D
3TX6367Leyland TS260176LeylandB29D
4TX6369Leyland TS260177LeylandB29D
5-6TX6459-6460Albion SplB244312B-CHall LewisB20F

Withdrawn 1933 (5-6), 1936 (1), 1939 (2-4).

1929

7TX606AEC 414414018UnitedB26D
8NY9178AEC 202202161UnitedB24D
9NY7501AEC 202202087UnitedB25D
9TX7748Thornycroft A618285Northern CountiesB26?
10TX6097Thornycroft SB14950Hall LewisB26?
11TX2462Lancia Pentaiota1387Hall LewisB26?

Nos. 7-9[NY7501] ex-Ystrad Saloon Coaches (new 1925 [8-9] or 1926 [7]).
Nos. 10-11 ex-Amber Services (new 1927[11] or 1928).
Withdrawn 1929 (9[NY7501]), 1931 (7-8, 11), 1932 (10), 1934 (9[TX7748]).

1931

7TG1152AEC Regal662946MetcalfeB30D
8TG1154AEC Regal662947MetcalfeB30D
11TG1339AEC Regal662962MetcalfeB30D
12TG2590AEC Regal662951WeymannB32D
13TG2599AEC Regal6621119WeymannB32D

Nos. 7, 11-13 rebuilt to B32R (probably) by Short Bros. between 1934 and 1939.
Withdrawn 1933 (8), 1943 (11), 1944 (7), 1947 (13), 1953 (12).

1932

10TG3523AEC Renown664220WeymannB38D

No. 10 probably rebuilt to B38R by 1934.
Withdrawn 1947 (10).

1933

8TG4475AEC Regal6621447WeymannB32D

No. 8 probably rebuilt to B32R by 1934.
Withdrawn 1950 (8).

1934

5TG6595AEC Regal 40642071WeymannB32R
6TG6594AEC Regal 40642070WeymannB32R
9TG8266AEC Q0762031ShortB39C

Withdrawn 1942 (9), 1945 (6), 1946 (5).

1936

14MV295AEC Regal 4642008ShortB32F

No. 14 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1931).
Withdrawn 1944 (14).

1937

1BTX113AEC Q0762170StrachanB39C

No. 1 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC by 1946 and re-seated to B36C.
Withdrawn 1950 (1).

1938

15-16DNY448-449Leyland TS8300526-27StrachanB37F

Nos. 15-16 fitted with new Burlingham B36F bodies in 1945 or 1946 (16); re-seated to B34F at a later date.
Withdrawn 1954 (15), 1956 (16).

1939

2DTX652AEC Regal06623372StrachanB36R
4ETG77Leyland TS8303271StrachanB36R

No. 2 rebuilt to B34F by Green in 1946.
No. 4 rebuilt to B34F by Bruce in 1950.
Withdrawn 1954 (2), 1958 (4).

1943

3FNY173Bedford OWB11883DupleB32F
9FNY172Bedford OWB11790DupleB32F
17FNY171Bedford OWB11842DupleB32F
18FNY457Bedford OWB15832DupleB32F

Nos. 3, 9, 17-18 re-seated to B30F at a later date.
No. 18 re-numbered 11 in 1944.
Withdrawn 1949 (9), 1950 (17, 18[11]), 1953 (3).

1944

7FNY704Daimler CWA611847BrushL27/28R
14FNY703Daimler CWA611846BrushL27/28R
18FNY559Bedford OWB17371DupleB32F
19FNY612Bedford OWB18158DupleB32F
20FNY875Bedford OWB22991DupleB32F

No. 7 rebuilt by Longwell Green in 1955.
No. 14 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1955.
Nos. 18-20 re-seated to B30F at a later date.
Withdrawn 1949 (18), 1950 (20), 1953 (19), 1959 (7), 1960 (14).

1945

21HB5985Bedford OWB16574DupleB32F
22YG7448Leyland TS64870BurlinghamB36F

Nos. 21-22 ex-Jones Brothers (Treharris) Ltd, (new 1943 and 1934 respectively). Also acquired but not operated was WO6575, a 1932 Dennis Lancet [170224] with Weymann B31R bodywork.
No. 21 re-seated to B30F at a later date.
No. 22 re-seated to B34F at a later date.
Withdrawn 1950 (21), 1956 (22).

1946

5FTG846AEC Regal06624189HarringtonB36F
6FTG977AEC Regal06624190HarringtonB36F
23FTX175AEC Regal06624788DupleDP35F

Nos. 5-6 re-seated to B34F in 1947.
No. 23 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1951 and re-seated with bus seats becoming B35F.
Withdrawn 1958 (5), 1962 (6), 1963 (23).

1947

10GTG293Leyland PS1/1462332WillowbrookB35F
13GTG294Leyland PS1/1462331WillowbrookB35F
24GTG295Leyland PS1/1462330WillowbrookB35F

Nos. 10, 13, 24 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC between 1953 and 1956 and re-seated to B33F.
Withdrawn 1963 (10), 1964 (13, 24).

1949

9HTX396AEC Regent III9612A2466BruceL27/26R
18HTX397AEC Regent III9612A2467BruceL27/26R

Withdrawn 1965 (9, 18).

1950

11KNY453AEC Regal III9612A958DupleB35F
17KNY454AEC Regal III9612A959DupleB35F
20-21KNY455-456AEC Regal III9612A960-61DupleB35F

Nos. 11, 17, 20-21 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1958 (11) or Longwell Green in 1958-59 (17, 20-21); re-numbered 1-4 respectively in 1966.
Withdrawn 1966 (11[1], 20[3], 21[4]), 1967 (17[2]).

1951

1KNY960Leyland PS1/1500246DupleB35F
8KNY962Leyland PS1/1500188DupleB35F
25KNY963Leyland PS1/1500190DupleB35F
26KNY961Leyland PS1/1500182DupleB35F

Nos. 1, 8, 25 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1956-57.
No. 26 rebuilt by Longwell Green in 1957.
Nos. 1, 8, 25-26 re-numbered 5, 7, 8, 6 respectively in 1966.
Withdrawn 1966 (1[5]), 1967 (8[7], 25[8], 26[6]).

1953

3MTG620Leyland PD2/10530088LeylandL27/26R
12MTG883AEC Regal III9621A1553Longwell GreenB35F
19MTG884AEC Regal III9621A1554Longwell GreenB35F

No. 3 re-numbered 9 in 1966.
Nos. 12, 19 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1965-66; re-numbered 10-11 in 1966.
Withdrawn 1968 (19[11]), 1970 (12[10]), 1971 (3[9]).

1954

2OTG320AEC Regal III9612A1584Longwell GreenB35F
15OTG321AEC Regal III9612A1583Longwell GreenB35F

Nos. 2, 15 re-numbered 12, 13 respectively in 1966.
Withdrawn 1967 (2[12], 15[13]).

1955

27-28RTX965-966AEC RelianceMU3RV
529-30
Longwell GreenB44F

No. 28 was re-seated to B42F in 1966 but reverted to B44F in 1968.
Nos. 27-28 re-numbered 14-15 in 1966.
Withdrawn 1970 (27[14], 28[15]).

1957

16VNY254AEC RelianceMU3RV1518Longwell GreenB44F
22VNY255AEC RelianceMU3RV1519Longwell GreenB44F

No. 22 re-numbered 17 in 1966.
Withdrawn 1972 (16, 22[17]).

1958

4-5YTX61-62AEC Reliance2MU3RV
2094-95
Longwell GreenB44F

No. 4 re-seated to B42F in 1966, but reverted to B44F in 1967.
Nos. 4-5 re-numbered 18-19 respectively in 1966; to Rhymney Valley District Council (RVDC) 4/74 (re-numbered 61-62 respectively).

1959

7359CTXLeyland PD2/40590478Longwell GreenL27/28RD

No. 7 was rebuilt by Caerphilly UDC in 1966 and re-numbered 21.
Withdrawn 1970 (7[21]).

1960

14751HNYLeyland PD2/40600957Longwell GreenL27/28RD

No. 14 rebuilt by Caerphilly UDC in 1966-67 and re-numbered 23.
Withdrawn 1971 (14[23]).

1961

29363MTGAEC Reliance2MU3RV
3843
Longwell GreenB44F

No. 29 re-seated to B42F in 1966 but reverted to B44F in 1967; re-numbered 24 in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 63).

1962

6643PTXAEC Reliance2MU3RV
3954
Longwell GreenB44F
30644PTXAEC Reliance2MU3RV
3955
Longwell GreenB44F

No. 30 re-seated to B42F in 1966 but reverted to B44F in 1968.
Nos. 6, 30 re-numbered 25-26 respectively in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 67-68 respectively).

1963

10889UTGAEC Reliance2MU3RV
4899
Longwell GreenB44F
23890UTGAEC Reliance2MU3RV
4900
Longwell GreenB44F

Nos. 10, 23 re-numbered 27-28 in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 89-90 respectively).

1964

13ANY433BAEC Reliance2MU3RA
5498
WillowbrookB45F
24ANY432BAEC Reliance2MU3RA
5497
WillowbrookB45F

Nos. 13, 24 re-seated to B43 in 1966 but reverted to B45F in 1967; re-numbered 30, 29 respectively in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 66, 72 respectively).

1965

9ETX388CAEC Reliance2MU3RA
5813
WillowbrookB43F
18ETX389CAEC Reliance2MU3RA
5814
WillowbrookB43F

Nos. 9, 18 re-numbered 31-32 respectively in 1966; re-seated to B45F in 1967; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 88, 65 respectively).

1966

20TJU686AEC Reliance2MU3RV
2126
DupleB44F
22UJU774AEC Reliance2MU3RV
2187
WillowbrookB45F
33-34LTG733-34DAEC Reliance2MU3RA
6536-37
WillowbrookB42D

Nos. 20, 22 ex-Jones Omnibus Service, Aberbeeg (Nos. 91, 95 respectively, new 1959, 1960 respectively).
No. 22 to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 74).
Nos. 33-34 rebuilt to B43F in 1971; re-seated to B45F in 1973; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 76, 73 respectively).
Withdrawn 1972 (20).

1967

35FGW498CAEC SwiftMP2R001WillowbrookB53F
36STB957CLeyland PSUR1/1RL22985WillowbrookB53F

No. 35 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1965); to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 49).
No. 36 ex-Leyland demonstrator (new 1965).
Withdrawn 1972 (36).

1968

37-38TTX37-38GAEC SwiftMP2R205-06WillowbrookB49D
51PTX451FAustin LDM3081621Gelligaer UDCM12

Nos. 37-38 rebuilt to B54F in 1972; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 56-57 respectively).
No. 51 was converted from a van body by Gelligaer with perimeter seating; to RVDC 4/74 (retaining fleet no. 51).

1971

21YNY922Leyland PD2/40581705MasseyL29/28R
39-41BTX539-41JBristol VRTSL6GVRT/SL2/
153-55
Northern CountiesH44/33F

No. 21 ex-Caerphilly UDC (No. 22, new 1958).
Nos. 39-41 to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 53-55).
Withdrawn 1972 (21).

1972

20LKG664AEC Regent VD3RV107Park RoyalL31/28RD
23OTG518Leyland PSU1/13541306MasseyB44F
42-44KTX242-44LBristol RESL6G[RESL-8-]
384-86
ECWB47F
100WKG281AEC Reliance2MU3RA
3358
WillowbrookDP41F
101WKG284AEC Reliance2MU3RA
3361
WillowbrookDP41F

Nos. 20, 100-101 ex-Western Welsh Omnibus Company (Nos. 664, 281, 284 respectively, new 1956 (664) and 1961 respectively). No. 20 was used as driver training vehicle.
No. 23 ex-Caerphilly UDC (No. 8, new 1954).
Nos. 42-44, 100-101 to RVDC 4/74 (retaining fleet nos. 42-44 and re-numbered 81, 84 respectively).
Withdrawn 1972 (23), 1973 (20).

1973

45-47NKG245-47MBristol RESL6G[RESL-8-]
397-99
ECWDP44F
102DKG887LBedford YRQCW451553DupleC45F
103RTG221MBedford YRTCW456664DupleC53F

Nos. 45-47, 103 to RVDC 4/74 (retaining fleet nos. 45-47 and re-numbered 87 respectively).
Withdrawn 1973 (102).

1974

10RAX583AEC Regent VMD3RV461MasseyL29/28R

No. 10 ex-Bedwas & Machen UDC (No. 10, new 1957); it retained its Bedwas & Machen livery whilst with Gelligaer; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 83).


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