Lancashire United Transport Bus Fleet List 1906-1981 Part 1: 1906-1959

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1906

1BN139Scott-Stirling??B??R
2BN276Scott-Stirling??B??R
3BN275Scott-Stirling??B??R

Withdrawn 1906 (1-3).

1914

1-3?Dennis??Ch28

Withdrawn 1914 (1-3).

1919

1KB344Unic??Ch14
2-13B8665-8676Dennis?CharlesworthCh28
14-25B8765-8776Dennis?CharlesworthCh28

Nos. 2-25 were mostly rebuilt as saloon buses (B32F?) between 1921 and 1926 (numbers unknown) and many were re-numbered (details uncertain); some of the bodies were by Strachan & Brown.
Withdrawn unknown (1-25).

1920

26TB1100Dennis?CharlesworthCh28
27-36TB1157-1165Dennis?CharlesworthCh28
37TB1166Orwell???
38-44TB160-166Fiat??Ch14
45-47TB1123-1125AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
48TB1229AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
49TB1427AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
50-51TB2513-2514AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
52-53TB2528-2529AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
54TB2535AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
55TB2595AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
56TB2603AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
57TB2612AEC YC?British CommercialB32F
58B1013AEC??B??F
59TB2626AEC??B??F
60TB1236Daimler CK??B??F

Nos. 26-36 mostly re-bodied as saloon buses (B32F?) between 1921 and 1926 (numbers unknown) and many re-numbered (details uncertain); some of the bodies were by Strachan & Brown.
Nos. 45-47 originally B32R but rebuilt to B32F at an unknown date.
No. 58 ex-Robey, Cadishead (new ?).
No. 60 re-bodied by Roe (c. 1930); re-numbered 1.
Withdrawn unknown (26-59, 60[1]).

1922

61KB1983AEC YC?HoraB32R
62KB1985AEC YC?HoraB32R
63KB1987AEC YC?HoraB32R
64KB1989AEC YC?HoraB32R

Nos. 61-64 ex-Liverpool CT; later rebuilt to B32F.
Withdrawn unknown (61-64).

1923

65-68TC3778-3781Bristol 4-ton1449/97/
545/487
Strachan & BrownB32F
69-70TC4005-4006Bristol 4-ton1486/88Strachan & BrownB32F

Nos. 65, 67 also quoted as B31F.
Withdrawn unknown (65-70).

1924

71TC9786Bristol 2-ton0226BristolFB20F
72TC9812Bristol 2-ton0227BristolFB20F

Withdrawn unknown (71-72).

1925

73TC9787Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
74-75TD2108-2109Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
76-77TD2263-2264Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
78TD2233Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
79TD2231Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
80TD2236Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
81-82TD2234-2235Leyland SG11?RansomesB38C
83-85TB7888-7890AEC??O??/??RO

Nos. 83-85 ex-Trafford Park Estates (new 1921).
Withdrawn unknown (73-85).

1926

86-87TD5989-5990Leyland LG150037-38LeylandH26/26RO
88TD6244Leyland LG150033LeylandH26/26RO
89TD6482Leyland LG150040LeylandH26/26RO
90TD6508Leyland LG150041LeylandH26/26RO
91TD6648Leyland PLSC1?LeylandB32F
92TD6647Leyland PLSC1?LeylandB32F
93-94TD8068-8069Leyland PLSC1?LeylandB32F
95TD8103Leyland PLSC1?LeylandB32F
96-97TD8171-8172Leyland PLSC1?LeylandB32F
98-100TD8173-8175Leyland LG150059-61LeylandH26/26RO
101TD8233Leyland LG150062LeylandH26/26RO
102TD8232Leyland LG150063LeylandH26/26RO

Withdrawn unknown (86-102).

1927

35EK487Leyland?LeylandCh35
36-37??Leyland???
38VA3009Leyland C7???
103-110HL2036-2043Bristol 2-ton0224/17/19/
25/23/20-22
BristolB20F
111-120TE1896-1905Bristol BB165/200/177/
73/75/99/74/
79/204/180
DavidsonB32F
121EK4573Leyland PLSC145261LeylandB32R
122EK4575Leyland PLSC145263LeylandB32R
123EK4577Leyland PLSC145265LeylandB32R
124EK5946Leyland PLSC145969LeylandB32F
125?Leyland???
126TB1069Leyland??Ch??
127B8570Leyland S5???
128VA3006Leyland SG9??FB38D

Nos. 35-38 ex-Webster, Wigan (new ?).
Nos. 103-110 ex-West Riding (Nos. 193-200, new 1924).
Nos. 121-128 ex-Webster, Wigan (new 1926 (121-123), 1927 (124), ? (125), 1920 (126), 1929 (127), 1924 (128)).
Withdrawn unknown (35-38, 103-128).

1928

129-138TE2772-2781Leyland TD170014/16/18/
17/40-45
LeylandL27/24RO
139-148TE2436-2445Leyland PLSC?DavidsonB31F

Nos. 130, 132-134, 136 re-numbered 96, 89-91, 93 respectively in 1937; re-numbered again to 189, 182-184, 186 respectively in 1939.
No. 132[182] rebuilt with enclosed staircase in 1943.
Withdrawn 1936 (139-148), 1937 (129, 131, 135, 137-138), 1948 (130[189], 132-134[182-184], 136[186]).

1929

2BN9774Leyland LTB1??B26?
56WH733ADC?Burlingham??
57WH1333ADC?Burlingham??
58WH734ADC?Burlingham??
59WH475ADC?Burlingham??
125WH1920Leyland TS1?BurlinghamCh??
149-150TE6161-6162Leyland TD170391-92LeylandL27/24RO
151-152TE6254-6255Leyland TD170393-94LeylandL27/24RO
153-162TE6665-6674Leyland LT150110/09/12-
13/11/14-15/
21/20/16
DavidsonB30F
163-171TE7064-7072Leyland LT150117-19/23/
22/25/24/
27/26
DavidsonB30F
172-188TE7073-7089Leyland LT150128-146*DavidsonB30F

Nos. 2, 56-59, 125 ex-Tognarelli, Farnworth.
No. 125 re-bodied by Roe to B30F in 1933; re-numbered 240 in 1935.
Nos. 149-151 re-numbered 95, 92, 94 respectively in 1937; re-numbered again to 188, 185, 187 respectively in 1939; No. 187 re-numbered again to 187A in 1947.
Nos. 153, 154, 157, 162, 165, 167, 170-171 re-numbered 208, 214, 212, 213, 194, 197, 210-211 respectively in 1940.
*Nos. 172-188 had chassis numbers in the range shown, order unknown, with two chassis numbers in the range not relevant to this batch.
Withdrawn 1931 (2, 58-59), 1940 (155-156, 158-161, 163-164, 166, 168-169, 172-188), 1943 (153[208], 154[214], 167[197], 170[210]), 1948 (157[212], 162[213], 165[194], 171[211]), 1948 (149[188], 150[185], 151[187A]), 1951 (125[240]).

1930

126-128TF339-341Leyland TD171172-74LeylandL27/24RO
189-192TF1523-1526Leyland LT150820-21/
23-24
DavidsonB30F
193TF1775Leyland LT150822DavidsonB30F
194-196TF1776-1778Leyland LT150825-36*DavidsonB30F
197-205TF813-821Leyland LT150825-36*RoeB30F

*Nos. 194-205 had chassis numbers in the range shown, order uncertain (No. 202 is preserved and has chassis no. 50828).
Withdrawn 1939 (194), 1941 (195-205), 1943 (189-193), 1949 (126-128).

1931

28-37TF3565-3574Leyland TD171775-84LeylandL24/24R
206-215TF3575-3584Leyland LT251318-26/17RoeB32F
216-225TF3585-3594Leyland LT251327-36Eastwood & KenningB32F

Withdrawn 1939 (208-214, 218-220, 222-223, 225), 1940 (206, 216, 221), 1945 (224), 1948 (207, 215, 217), 1952 (28-37).

1932

38-44TF7376-7382Leyland TD2227-33LeylandL24/24R
226-233TF7383-7390Leyland LT5234-241RoeB32F

No. 40 was rebuilt in 1951.
Withdrawn 1943 (226-228, 231), 1949 (229-230, 232-233), 1951 (38-39, 41), 1953 (43-44), 1955 (42), 1956 (40).

1933

45-46TJ1165-1166Leyland TD22607-08LeylandL24/24R
47-48TJ2667-2668Guy Arab23927-28Metro-CammellL24/24R
234-239TJ1966-1971Dennis Arrow110048-53RoeB30F
240TF7277Dennis Lance126035Metro-CammellL24/24R

No. 240 re-numbered 125 in 1935; re-numbered again to 100 in 1936.
Withdrawn 1938 (47-48), 1945 (240[100]), 1949 (234-239), 1953 (45-46).

1934

241-242TJ5739-5740Leyland TS6226-27RoeB30F
243-246TJ5741-5744Dennis Arrow110055-58RoeB30F

Withdrawn 1949 (241-246).

1935

49-58TJ9376-9385Leyland TD47045-54LeylandL24/24R

No. 53 re-bodied to L27/26R by Northern Counties in 1951; re-numbered 153 in 1960.
Withdrawn 1955 (50, 52, 55-56), 1956 (49, 51, 54), 1960 (53[153]).

1936

1-10ATE801-810Leyland TS79328-37Metro-CammellB32F
11-16ATJ172-177Dennis Lancet171073-78RoeB32F
17ATJ178Dennis Lancet II175011RoeB32F
59-62ATE811-814Leyland TD410482-85LeylandL24/24R

Withdrawn 1949 (11-17), 1952 (1-9), 1953 (10), 1957 (60, 62), 1958 (59, 61).

1937

18-27BTF571-580Leyland TS712121-30RoeB32F
63-66BTD32-35Leyland TD512137-40LeylandL24/24R
101-112BTF581-592Leyland TS712131-36/
931-36
RoeDP30F

Withdrawn 1953 (22-23), 1955 (18-21, 24-27), 1956 101-106, 109-112), 1957 (64-65, 107-108), 1958 (63), 1959 (66).

1938

67-81CTC731-745Leyland TD514795-809LeylandH30/26R
113-120CTF422-429Leyland TS814959-66RoeDP30F
141-148CTD71-78Leyland TS814904-11LeylandB32F
149-157CTF430-438Leyland TS814950-58RoeB32F

Nos. 153-154, 157 re-bodied by Plaxton to FC35F in 1953; re-numbered 500-502.
Withdrawn 1954 (143, 146, 148), 1955 (113, 155-156), 1956 (115, 120, 141, 145, 149, 152), 1957 (114, 116-119, 142, 144, 147, 150-151), 1958 (68-74, 77-78, 80-81), 1959 (67, 75-76, 79), 1960 (153-154[500-501], 157[502]).

1939

82-88DTF240-246Leyland TD5302188-94LeylandL24/24R
121-122DTF247-248Leyland TS8302181-82RoeDP30F
123-132DTF249-258Leyland TS8302171-80RoeDP32F
158-169DTF259-270Leyland TS8302159-70RoeB32F

Nos. 82-88 re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Nos. 165, 168-169 re-bodied by Plaxton to FC35F in 1953; re-numbered 503-505.
Withdrawn 1955 (163-164, 167), 1956 (124, 126, 128, 131, 158-161, 166), 1957 (122-123, 125, 130, 132), 1958 (83-84, 86-88, 121, 127, 129, 162), 1959 (82, 85), 1960 (165[503], 168-169[504-505]).

1940

89-98ETE891-900Leyland TD5304635-44WeymannL24/24R
133-140ETF533-540Leyland TS11306800-02/
13-17
RoeDP30F
170-174ETF521-525Leyland TS11306799/806-
07/11-12
English ElectricB32F
175-181ETF526-532Leyland TS11306798/803-
05/08-10
RoeB32F

Nos. 89-98 re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1954 (175, 180), 1955 (135, 170-174, 176-179), 1956 (134, 136-137, 140, 181), 1957 (138), 1958 (89-98, 133, 139).

1941

247-249ETJ521-523Leyland TD7306690/88-89LeylandH30/26R
250-254FTB41-45Leyland TD7307104/850/
311692/701/
307827
LeylandL27/26R
255FTB46Leyland TD7307766Northern CountiesL27/26R

Withdrawn 1959 (247, 249), 1960 (248, 250-255).

1942

256-257FTB745-746Leyland TD7307790/96RoeL27/28R
258-259FTB747-748Leyland TD7307817-18LeylandL27/26R
260-261FTB749-750Leyland TD7307826/33East LancsL27/26R
262-268FTC204-210Guy Arab IFD25481/83/
501/56/62/84/
91
RoeL27/28R
269-273FTC751-755Guy Arab IFD25721/25/
28/81/96
Northern CountiesL27/26R
274-276FTC756-758Guy Arab IFD25730/68/
83
RoeL27/28R

Nos. 263, 268 had seating capacity L27/26R when new; remainder of Nos. 262-268 and Nos. 274-276 re-seated to L27/26R postwar.
Nos. 263, 265-266, 268 re-bodied to H33/28R by Northern Counties in 1955; re-numbered 564-567.
Withdrawn 1960 (256-262, 264, 267, 269-276), 1966 (263[564], 265-266[565-566], 268[567]).

1943

277FTD182Daimler CWG511315BrushL27/28R
278FTD181Daimler CWG511314BrushL27/28R
279FTD183Daimler CWG511339BrushL27/28R
280FTD184Guy Arab IFD25942Northern CountiesL27/26R
281-283FTD185-187Guy Arab IIFD25995/93/
26004
Northern CountiesL27/26R
284-285FTD189-190Guy Arab IIFD26084/99Northern CountiesL27/26R
286FTD188Daimler CWG511373BrushL27/28R
287-296FTD580-589Guy Arab IIFD26214/29/
62-64/77/
85-87/361
Northern CountiesL27/28R
297FTD590Guy Arab IIFD26365RoeL27/28R

No. 277 had seating capacity L27/26R when new; re-seated as shown at a later date.
No. 287 had seating capacity L27/26R.
Withdrawn 1955 (277-279, 286), 1960 (287, 289), 1961 (280-285, 288, 290-293, 295-297), 1962 (294).

1944

298-307FTE31-40Guy Arab IIFD26615/18/
24-25/27/35-
37/74-75
WeymannH30/26R
308-313FTE329-334Guy Arab IIFD26725/909/
01-02/06/00
MasseyH30/26R
314-319FTE335-340Guy Arab IIFD26903/14/
28-29/96/95
StrachanH30/26R

Nos. 300, 306 re-bodied by Northern Counties to H33/28R in 1955; re-numbered 568-569.
No. 309 re-bodied by Samlesbury to L27/26R in 1950.
No. 316 re-bodied by LUT to H30/26R in 1957.
Withdrawn 1962 (298-299, 301-305, 307-308, 310-311, 314-316), 1963 (309, 312-313, 317-319), 1966 (300[568], 306[569]).

1945

320-323FTJ936-939Guy Arab IIFD28206-8/18Northern CountiesH30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (320-323).

1946

202-206GTD516-520Leyland pS1460561/63/
1039/57/74
RoeB32F
324-327GTC351-354Leyland PD1461522/013/
521/20
WeymannH30/26R
328-335GTC355-362Leyland PD1460863-64/
928-29/
2926-29
LeylandH30/26R

Withdrawn 1958 (202-206), 1963 (324-333), 1964 (334-335).

1947

193-201GTE861-869Dennis Lance101-109K2WeymannL27/26R
336-345GTE841-850Dennis Lancet101-110J4RoeDP32F
346-350GTE851-855Dennis Lancet111-115J4RoeB32F
351-355GTE856-860Dennis Lancet321-325J3RoeB32F

No. 342 converted to B34F in 1957.
No. 346 re-seated to B34F in 1957.
Withdrawn 1955 (351-355), 1959 (336-350), 1961 (195, 197-201), 1963 (193-194), 1964 (196).

1948

182-187JTD991-996Guy Arab IIIFD33036/57-
58/68-69/85
RoeDP30F
356-365JTC681-690Leyland PD1A481232/31/35/
37/39/30/36/
33-34/38
LeylandL27/26R
366-374JTJ91-99Leyland PS1481991-92/
2615/938/
3216-18/69/349
RoeB32F

No. 368 re-seated to B34F in 1957.
Withdrawn 1960 (366-367, 370-373), 1961 (183, 187, 356-358), 1962 (182, 184-186, 368-369, 374), 1963 (359-360, 363, 365), 1964 (361-362, 364).

1949

188-192KTB101-105Guy Arab IIIFD33129/63/
72-73/221
RoeDP30F
375-384KTB106-115Guy Arab IIIFD35994/
6036-37/39/
41/94-95/
98-100
WeymannL27/26R
385-394KTE621-630Guy Arab IIIFD36153-55/
65-66/74-76/
78/90
Northern CountiesH27/24R
395-404KTJ301-310Leyland PS1492029/127/
74/376-78/
450/375/3107/
294
RoeDP30F
405-409KTJ311-315Guy Arab IIIFD33423-27RoeB32F
410LTB260Dennis Lancet120J4WeymannB32F
411-414LTB256-259Dennis Lancet116-119J4WeymannB32F
415-424LTB261-270Dennis Lance110-119K2WeymannL27/26R

Nos. 406, 411-412, 414 re-seated to B34F in 1957.
Withdrawn 1960 (398, 401, 410-414), 1961 (192), 1962 (188-191, 399, 406), 1963 (395-397, 400, 402-405, 407), 1964 (377-379, 382, 384-394, 408-409), 1965 (375, 415-424), 1966 (376, 380-381, 383).

1950

425-436MTB51-62Guy Arab IIIFD70470/72-
73/75/77-78/
80-81/86/92/
572/76
Northern CountiesH30/26R

Withdrawn 1966 (425-436).

1951

437-446MTJ81-90Guy Arab IIIFD70603-07/
32-34/38-39
RoeC35F
447-451NTC243-247Foden PVD632242/44/46/
48/50
Northern CountiesH31/26R
452-461MTJ91-100Guy Arab IVFD70908/
1102-
04/06/08-12
WeymannH31/26R

Withdrawn 1964 (437-439, 441, 443-446), 1965 (440, 442), 1966 (447-457, 460-461), 1967 (458-459).

1952

462-471NTF431-440Guy Arab IVFD71173/
301-04/10/12/
11/13/14
Northern CountiesH31/26R
472-477NTJ177-182Guy Arab UFFD71117/
313-15/21-22
RoeC39C
478OTE71Guy Arab UFFD71539RoeC39C
479-484OTD531-536Atkinson AlphaFC2390-91/
93/92/3049/51
Northern CountiesB44F
485-488OTD537-540Atkinson AlphaFC2743/50/
3052-53
Northern CountiesB34C
489OTE72Guy Arab IVFD71541Northern CountiesH31/26R

No. 471 re-bodied by Northern Counties to H36/28R in 1960.
Withdrawn 1964 (472-478), 1965 (479-488), 1967 (462-471, 489).

1953

490-494RTC681-685Atkinson AlphaFC3081-85Northern CountiesB34C
495-496RTC686-687Atkinson AlphaFC3077-78WillowbrookB44F
497-499RTC688-690Atkinson AlphaFC3076/80/79RoeB44F
506-510RTC691-695Guy Arab IVFD71951-55Northern CountiesH31/26R
511-515RTC696-700Guy Arab IVFD71968-72Northern CountiesH31/26RD

Withdrawn 1965 (490-495, 497), 1966 (496, 498-499), 1967 (506-515).

1954

516-521STF201-206Guy Arab UFUF72131-33/
86-88
WeymannDP40F
522-530TTD291-299Atkinson AlphaFC3303-11RoeB44F
531TTD300Atkinson AlphaFC3312Northern CountiesB34C
532-534TTE141-143Guy Arab IVFD72285-87Northern CountiesH31/26RD
535-541TTE144-150Guy Arab IVFD72288-94Northern CountiesH33/26R

Withdrawn 1966 (516, 531), 1967 (524-528, 532-541), 1969 (517-523, 529-530).

1955

542-551WTB41-50Guy Arab IVFD72796-600/
812-13/20-22
Northern CountiesH33/26R
552-561WTB61-70Atkinson AlphaFC3927-36RoeDP40F
562-563WTB71-72Leyland PSUC1/1553688-89WeymannB44F

Nos. 542-563 were legally owned by South Lancashire Transport Ltd., but always operated as part of the Lancashire United fleet, with LUT fleetname and fleet numbers. They were transferred to LUT ownership when SLT ceased to operate in 1958.
Withdrawn 1969 (542-545, 547-548, 550-551, 553, 562-563), 1970 (546, 549, 552, 554-561).

1956

570-593YTD871-894Daimler CVG5K19062-75/
160-169
WeymannH33/28R
594-602311-319ATCGuy Arab IVFD73303-06/
29/35-36/42/
41
Northern CountiesH36/28R
603320ATCGuy Arab IVFD73229Northern CountiesH41/32R

Nos. 570-602 were legally owned by South Lancashire Transport Ltd., but always operated as part of the Lancashire United fleet, with LUT fleetname and fleet numbers. They were transferred to LUT ownership when SLT ceased to operate in 1958.
Withdrawn 1967 (570-575, 578-581), 1969 (582-585, 587-589, 591, 595, 601), 1970 (576-577, 586, 590, 592-594, 596-600, 602), 1971 (603).

1957

620-624951-955BTFLeyland PSUC1/2574034-37/
223
DupleC41F

Withdrawn 1970 (620-624).

1958

604-619871-886DTBGuy Arab IVFD73798-99/
807/14-15/18/
22/28/44-46/
57/60/81/83/
86
Northern CountiesH41/32R
625-629431-435DTFLeyland PSUC1/2576832/
4541-44
DupleC41F
630-643347-360FTBGuy Arab IVFD73862/64-
65/67/4052-
57/96-99
Northern CountiesH41/32R
644-657561-574FTFLeyland PD3/4581724-28/
58-61/74-76/
818-19
Metro-CammellH41/32R

Withdrawn 1969 (625), 1970 (626-657), 1971 (604-606, 610, 613), 1972 (607-609, 612, 614-619), 1973 (611).

1959

1-5241-245GTJAEC Reliance2MU3RV2254-58BurlinghamC41F
6-7101-102JTDDennis Loline143-144Y1ANorthern CountiesH40/29R
8-17103-112JTDDaimler CSG630027-36Northern CountiesH41/32R
18-27113-122JTDGuy Arab IVFD74325/
270-77/305
Northern CountiesH41/32R

Withdrawn 1970 (1-5), 1971 (8-17), 1972 (24, 26), 1973 (6-7), 1976 (20), 1977 (18-19, 22-23, 25), 1978 (21, 27).


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