Isle of Man Road Services Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1930-1976

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1930

1-6MN5462-67Thornycroft BC16286/91/
88/93/99/
94
Hall LewisB28D
7MN5469Thornycroft BC16298Hall LewisB28D
8MN5468Thornycroft BC16300Hall LewisB28D
9-10MN5470-71Thornycroft BC16301/285Hall LewisB28D
11-12MN5472-73Thornycroft BC16302/283Hall LewisB28D
13MN5454Thornycroft BC16287Hall LewisB28D
14MN5459Thornycroft BC16305Hall LewisB28D
15-18MN5455-58Thornycroft BC16289/303-04/
06
Hall LewisB28D
19-20MN5451-52Thornycroft A215362/58EmeraldB20F
21MN5461Thornycroft A215340EmeraldB20F
22MN5453Thornycroft A216287EmeraldB20F
23MN4903AEC 507507081MasseyB28D
24MN4910ADC 416A416010MasseyB28F
25MN4929ADC 416A416013MasseyB28F
26MN4909AEC 507507087MasseyB28D
27MN4930ADC 416A416014MasseyB28F
28MN4902AEC 507507083MasseyB28D
29-30MN4927-28ADC 416A416012/11MasseyB28F
31-32MN5492-93Leyland PLSC346557/62MasseyB28R
33MN5542Leyland PLSC346565MasseyB28R
34MN4960Guy BBBB22173GuyB28F
35MN4948Guy BABA2335GuyB20F
36MN4949Guy BBBB7076GuyB28F
37-41MN5039-43Guy BBBB22437/29/
35/45/41
GuyB28D
42MN5584Leyland PLSC346722MasseyB28R
43MN5491Leyland PLSC346723MasseyB28R
44-47MN5077-80Guy BBBB22446/36/
48/52
GuyB28D
48MN5106Leyland PLSC145954MasseyB28R
49MN5105Leyland PLSC145955MasseyB28R
50MN5107Leyland C10548TolsonB24R
51MN5108AEC 202202267UnitedB25F
52MN5144Guy BBBB22466GuyB28D
53MN5942Thornycroft BC16068Hall LewisB28D
54MN5493Thornycroft BC16321Strachan & BrownB28D
55MN5973Thornycroft BC18796Hall LewisB28D
56MN5071Daimler Y?MasseyB24F
57MN5002Thornycroft A214147Challands RossB20F
58-59MN5003-04Thornycroft A214144/41Hall LewisB20F
60MN5005Thornycroft A214644Challands RossB20F
61MN5006Thornycroft A214145Hall LewisB20F
62-65MN5007-10Thornycroft A214142/46/
646/63
Challands RossB20F
66MN5011Thornycroft A214643Strachan & BrownB20F
68-70MN5013-15Thornycroft A214674/68/76Strachan & BrownB20F
71-73MN5018-20Thornycroft A214670-71/69Strachan & BrownB20F
74MN5000Vulcan WSWS39VulcanB20F
75-78MN5505-08ADC 416A416849/47/
48/46
Hall LewisB28F
79-82MN5509-12ADC 416A416612/594/
95/93
BellB28F

Nos. 1-66, 68-82 ex-Isle of Man Railway Company 6/30. (Nos. 1-22 new 1928, Nos. 23-30 new 1927, Nos. 31-33, new 1928, No. 34 new 1927, No. 35 new 1926, Nos. 36-41 new 1927, Nos. 42-43 new 1928, Nos. 44-49 new 1927, No. 50 new 1920, No. 51 new 1926, No. 52 new 1927, Nos. 53-54 new 1928, No. 55 new 1929, No. 56 new 1921, Nos. 57-66, 68-74 new 1927, Nos. 75-82 new 1928). [No. 67 was destroyed by fire before the transfer – the chassis {14672} was later used as a lorry {No. 11} by the IOM Railway Company].
Nos. 1-18, 31-33, 42-43, 75-82 re-seated to 34-seat in 1939.
Nos. 23, 26 re-seated to 32-seat in 1939.
Nos. 24-25, 30, 48-49 re-seated to 33-seat in 1939; Nos. 24-25 re-seated to 34-seat in 1944; No. 30 re-seated to 34-seat in 1941; No. 48 re-seated to 32-seat in 1944.
Nos. 39-40, 52 re-seated to 30-seat in 1939.
Nos. 61 and 62 exchanged registrations in 1935.
Withdrawn 1931 (74), 1933 (35), 1934 (50-51, 56), 1935 (59, 61[MN5007], 69), 1936 (44), 1937 (27, 45, 47, 58, 63, 65, 70, 72), 1938 (29, 34, 36-38, 41, 46, 57, 71), 1939 (28), 1940 (3, 7-8, 10-12, 23, 26), 1941 (15-16), 1942 (39, 52), 1943 (6, 40, 82), 1944 (4), 1945 (24, 78), 1946 (25), 1948 (30, 43, 64, 75-77), 1949 (1, 5, 13-14, 80-81), 1950 (2, 9, 17-18, 48, 53, 79), 1951 (31-33, 42, 49, 55, 60, 62[MN5006], 66), 1952 (68, 73), 1953 (19, 21, 54), 1954 (20, 22).

1934

35MN9498Leyland LT5A3947Northern CountiesB28R
50MN5107Leyland LT5A3950Northern CountiesB28R
51MN5108AEC Regal 4642059BurlinghamB28R
56MN5071Leyland LT5A3946Northern CountiesB28R
67MN9499Leyland LT5A3949Northern CountiesB28R
74MN9500Leyland LT5A3948Northern CountiesB28R

Nos. 35, 50-51, 56, 67, 74 re-seated to B34R in 1939.
Nos. 50-51, 56 had registration numbers transferred from the previous Nos. 50-51 and 56.
No. 51 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1933).
Withdrawn 1951 (56), 1952 (35), 1953 (67), 1955 (50-51), 1957 (74).

1935

59MAN450Leyland LT77374LeylandB28R
61MAN451Leyland LT77373LeylandB28R
69MAN452Leyland LT77375LeylandB28R

Nos. 59, 61, 69 re-seated to B34R in 1939.
Withdrawn 1955 (69), 1957 (59, 61).

1936

34MN7858Thornycroft A616448?B23?
41MAN942Commer PN346536WaveneyFB14F

No. 34 ex-Cowin, Andreas (new 1929).
No. 41 re-seated to FB16F in 1937 and to FB20F in 1939.
Withdrawn 1940 (34), 1954 (41).

1937

44CMN75Fordson V8?WaveneyC16F

No. 44 re-seated to C17F in 1939.
Withdrawn 1953 (44).

1938

36-38CMN690-692Leyland LT917777-79LeylandB28R
45-47CMN693-695Leyland LT917780-82LeylandB28R

Nos. 36-38, 45-47 re-seated to B34R in 1939.
Withdrawn 1962 (36, 38, 46), 1964 (37, 45, 47).

1945

26-29GMN145-148Bedford OWB29444/48/
46/47
DupleB32F
39-40GMN149-150Bedford OWB29250/64DupleB32F

Withdrawn 1966 (27-28), 1967 (26, 29, 39-40).

1946

3GMN714Leyland PD1461009LeylandH30/26R

Withdrawn 1970 (3).

1947

4GMN775Leyland PD1A463015Lancashire AircraftH30/26R
6-8GMN776-778Leyland PD1A462930/
3000/14
Lancashire AircraftH30/26R
10-12GMN779-781Leyland PD1A462654/
944/99
Lancashire AircraftH30/26R
15-16GMN782-783Leyland PD1A470014/
462943
SamlesburyH30/26R
23-24HMN726-727Leyland PD1A471801/00SamlesburyH30/26R

No. 11 was re-numbered 10 in 1968.
Withdrawn 1959 (12), 1967 (23-24), 1968 (6-7, 10, 16), 1970 (8), 1972 (4, 11[10], 15).

1948

25JMN936Bedford OB83896MullinerB31F
34HMN787Leyland PS1/1462354ECWB35R
52HMN788Leyland PS1/1462355ECWB35R
57-58HMN789-790Leyland PS1/1462356-57ECWB35R

Withdrawn 1965 (25), 1967 (34, 52, 57-58).

1949

1-2KMN503-504Leyland PD2/1490614/11LeylandH30/26R
5KMN516Leyland PD2/1490619LeylandH30/26R
9KMN517Leyland PD2/1490616LeylandH30/26R
30LMN147Bedford OB11027DupleB32F
63-65KMN513-515Leyland PD2/1490623-24/22LeylandH30/26R
70-72KMN500-502Leyland PD2/1484667/69/80LeylandH30/26R
75-80KMN505-510Leyland PD2/1490613/18/12/
17/15/20
LeylandH30/26R
81-82KMN511-512Leyland PD2/1484668/
490621
LeylandH30/26R

Nos. 1, 2, 5, 9, 63, 65 re-numbered 73, 74, 86, 87, 83, 85 respectively in 1968.
No. 30 ex-Vauxhall Motors (new 1946).
Withdrawn 1967 (30), 1968 (64, 76, 79), 1970 (63[83], 81), 1972 (1[73], 65[85], 70-71, 77-78, 80, 82), 1974 (2[74], 5[86], 9[87], 72, 75).

1950

13-14MMN11-12Leyland PD2/1500146/07LeylandH30/26R
17-18MMN296-297Leyland HR40496350/59WeymannB40F
43LMN546Bedford OB118286MullinerB31F
48-49MMN298-299Leyland HR40496360/51WeymannB40F
86FMN934Bedford OWB23836DupleB30F
87JMN455Commer Commando17A0538WaveneyC32F
92KMN938Bedford OL80559ArmouryC29F

Nos. 13-14, 17-18 re-numbered 11-12, 46-47 respectively in 1968.
Nos. 13-14[11-12] to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd., 10/76 (retaining Nos. 11-12).
Nos. 86-87, 92 ex-Safeway Service, Ramsey (new 1944, 1947, 1949 respectively); No. 86 re-seated to B32F in 1952; No. 92 did not carry fleet number until October 1955.
Withdrawn 1965 (92), 1966 (86-87), 1967 (43), 1972 (49), 1973 (17[46], 48), 1975 (18[47]).

1951

53MMN300Leyland HR40504649WeymannB40F
62NMN361Leyland PD2/1510897LeylandH30/26R
66NMN362Leyland PD2/1510965LeylandH30/26R
83-85MMN301-303Leyland HR40502363-64/
496363
WeymannB40F

Nos. 53, 62, 66, 83-85 re-numbered 50, 61, 62, 51-53 respectively in 1968.
Withdrawn 1973 (84[52]), 1974 (85[53]), 1975 (53[50], 62[61], 66[62], 83[51]).

1952

88-91NMN906-909Leyland PSU1/13520996/1234/
0995/1235
LeylandB44F

Nos. 88-91 re-seated to B40F in 1959 (88-89) or 1961 (90-91); all re-seated to B44F in 1973; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 88-91).

1956

93-95TMN334-336Leyland PD2/20550488-90Metro-CammellH34/28R

Withdrawn 1974 (95), 1975 (93-94).

1957

19-22WMN5-8Leyland PSUC1/1575431-34WeymannB44F

No. 19 re-seated to B40F in 1963.
Nos. 20-22 re-seated to DP40F in 1961 (21) or 1963.
Nos. 19-22 re-numbered 5-8 in 1974.
Withdrawn 1976 (19-22[5-8]).

1958

31-33XMN345-347Leyland PD3/3580998-
1000
Metro-CammellH41/32R

Nos. 31-33 to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 31-33).

1961

54-563680-3682MNLeyland PSUC1/2614776-77/
803
WillowbrookDP41F

Nos. 54-56 re-seated to B43F in 1973; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 54-56).

1964

59-616-8MANLeyland PD3A/1L20653-55Metro-CammellH41/32R

No. 59 re-numbered 69 in 1969; re-registered 869OHM in 1969 and re-registered again to 69UMN in 1970.
No. 60 re-numbered 67 in 1970; re-registered 67UMN in 1970.
No. 61 re-numbered 58 in 1968; re-numbered again to 68 in 1970 and re-registered 68UMN.
Nos. 59-61[67-69] to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 67-69).

1967

23-2923-29HMNDennis Falcon117-123P5StrachanB30F
96-98696-698HMNLeyland PSU4/1R701013-15WillowbrookDP41F

Nos. 23-29 ex-Aldershot & District (Nos. 276-282 respectively, new 1956).
Nos. 96-98 to Tours (IOM) Ltd. 1/72; returned 3/73; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 96-98).
Withdrawn 1972 (25, 27), 1973 (26), 1975 (23-24, 28-29).

1968

34-3634-36LMNLeyland PSU4/3R801225/
315-16
DupleC41F

Withdrawn 1971 (34-36).

1970

37-3837-38UMNBristol RELH6L[RELH-4-]
269/68
DupleC49F

Withdrawn 1973 (37-38).

1971

39-4039-40WMNBristol RELH6L[RELH-4-]
326-27
PlaxtonC49F

Withdrawn 1971 (39-40).

1972

41-43MN41-43Leyland PD3/4592208/29-30WillowbrookH41/32F
44-45MN44-45Leyland PD3A/1L02477-78WillowbrookH41/32F
57-60MN57-60Leyland PD3/4623278-79/
593-94
Northern CountiesH41/32F
63-66MN63-66Leyland PD3A/1L02479-82WillowbrookH41/32F
70-71MN2670-2671Leyland PD3A/1L43176-77WillowbrookH41/32F

Nos. 41-43, 44-45, 57-60, 63-66, 70-71 ex-Birmingham & Midland (Nos. 2028-2030, new 1960, Nos. 2001-2002, new 1963, Nos. 2024-27, new 1963, Nos. 2003-2006, new 1964, Nos. 2007-2008, new 1966 respectively); to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 41-43, 44-45, 57-60, 63-66, 70-71).

1974

14MN9514Leyland National01405LeylandB52F
72-81LMN72-81Leyland PD3A/1L01322-24/
1405-8/93-94/
1321
WeymannH39/30F

No. 14 re-registered to MAN14A in May 1974; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet number 14).
Nos. 72-81 ex-Bournemouth Corporation (Nos. 161-169, 160 respectively, all new 1963); to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 72-81).

1975

15-20MAN15-20DLeyland National02099-2104LeylandB52F

Nos. 15-20 to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 15-20).

1976

21-27MAN21-27HLeyland National03310-16LeylandB52F

Nos. 21-27 to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 21-27).


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