North Western Road Car Co. Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1923-1974 Part 1: 1923-1949

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1923

270MA1059AEC YC14204BirchB26R
271MA1007AEC YC14205BirchB26R
277MA1109AEC YC14203DodsonB26R
281-282MA1187-1188AEC YC14396-97BirchB26R
283MA2569AEC YC14398BirchCh30
284MA1330AEC YC14399BrushB26R
287MA1189AEC YC14402BirchB26R
288MA1233AEC YC14403BirchB26R
289MA1236AEC YC14357CarterCh30
290MA3128AEC YC14417BirchCh30
291MA1522AEC YC14418CarterCh30
292MA2284AEC YC14419BirchCh30
317MA507Daimler CC??B26F
318MA1687Daimler CK3408?B26F
321LH9033Daimler CC369?B26F
334MA1331Daimler Y6112BrushB29F
346MA2149AEC YC15545BirchB29F
347MA2151AEC YC15546BrushB29F
361EO2323Daimler Y7182BrushCh28
368MA2150AEC YC15547GlendowerB29F
369-370MA2152-2153AEC YC15548-49GlendowerB29F
375MA2154AEC YC15550BrushB29F
376MA2155AEC YC15551GlendowerB29F
377-378MA2156-2157AEC YC15552-53BrushB29F
379MA2158AEC YC15554GlendowerB29F
389-390MA6410-6411Daimler Y5784/7153GlendowerB29F
391-392MA7485-7486Daimler Y6204/7049Strachan & BrownB29F
397EO757Daimler Y3214BrushCh32
398EO2744Daimler Y?DodsonB???
412MA9135Daimler Y7139Strachan & BrownB32F
413MA9134Daimler Y7223GlendowerB32F
414MA9691Daimler Y6145GlendowerB32F
415MA9692Daimler Y5613Strachan & BrownB32F
420MB136Daimler Y7007Strachan & BrownB32F
421MA9846Daimler Y5893Strachan & BrownB32F
433MB1713Daimler Y5946BrushB26F
434-436MB160-162Daimler Y5681/6056/
7329
BrushB32F
437MA9694Daimler Y5942Strachan & BrownB32F
438MB163Daimler Y6236BrushB32F
439MA9847Daimler Y5283GlendowerB32F
440MA9693Daimler Y7323Strachan & BrownB32F
447XB9973Daimler Y4476BrushB29F
448XD8133Daimler Y?BrushB29F
449XD8209Daimler Y?BrushB29F
450XB9975Daimler Y4648BrushB29F
451XB9978Daimler Y3964BrushB29F
452MB2472Daimler Y4624BrushB25F
468MB2391Daimler Y4376BrushB26F
469MB2390Daimler Y4444BrushB25F
470XK7595Daimler Y?BrushB29F
471MB2471Daimler Y4325BrushB25F
472XB8914Daimler Y7164BrushB25F
473-474MB2922-2923Daimler Y5831/6515BrushB25F

Nos. 270-271, 277, 281-284, 287-292, 317-318, 321, 334, 346-347, 361, 368-370, 375-379, 389-392, 397-398, 412-415, 420-421, 433-440, 447-451 ex-British Automobile Traction Company, Macclesfield (new 1919-1923).
No. 289 is also quoted as chassis no. 14457.
No. 317 is quoted as chassis no. 16001 but this is incorrect.
No. 270 re-seated to B32R at a later date.
Nos. 277, 281 re-seated to B28R, B32R respectively in 1924.
No. 289 fitted with B26? body in 1924.
No. 361 fitted with B25? body at a later date.
No. 376 received Brush B25F body ex-468 in Oct. 1923.
No. 413 re-seated to B26F in 1926.
Nos. 452, 468-469, 471, 473-474 ex-War Department (new 1916).
No. 468 fitted with Glendower B29F body ex-376 in Oct. 1923.
No. 469 re-seated to B26F at a later date.
Nos. 470, 472 purchased second-hand (bodies new 1922, 1920 respectively; probably ex-War Department via Samuelson, London).
Nos. 270-271, 277, 281-284, 287-290, 292 re-numbered 14-25 respectively; Nos. 334, 346-347, 361, 368-370 re-numbered 40, 29-30, 41, 31-33 respectively; Nos. 375-379, 391, 397, 398 re-numbered 34-38, 43, 42, 44 respectively; Nos. 412-415, 420-42, 433-440, 447-451 re-numbered 45-63 respectively; Nos. 452, 468-474 re-numbered 64, 66, 65, 67, 68-71 respectively, all in 1927.
Withdrawn 1924 (291, 390, 392), 1925 (321), 1927 (452[64], 468[66], 471[68]), 1928 (270-271[14-15], 277[16], 281[17], 284[20], 287[21], 288-289[22-23], 290[24], 292[25], 317-318, 334[40], 346-347[29-30], 361[41], 368-370[31-33], 375-379[34-38], 389, 397[42], 398[44], 412-415[45-48], 421[50], 433[51], 435[53], 437[55], 439-440[57-58], 447-451[59-63], 470[67], 472[69]), 1929 (283[19], 391[43], 436[54], 473-474[70-71]), 1930 (282[18]), 1934 (420[49], 434[52], 438[56], 469[65]).

1924

B2287Enfield 35hp??B30R
1B5729Leyland?LeylandB30F
2B5735Leyland?LeylandB30F
3MA1321Leyland10334LeylandB30F
4MA3698Leyland 36hp10770LeylandB30F
5MA3915Leyland 36hp10721Northern CountiesCh30
6B5939Enfield 35hp??B30R
7MA3699Leyland 36hp10769LeylandB30R
8-9MA4098-4099Leyland 36hp10772/71LeylandB30R
10MA665Austin???20?
11MA3697Ford T353248?B12?
12MA3372AEC Y10955Strachan & BrownB30F
13MA782AEC YC?Strachan & BrownB30F
14XL101De Dion Bouton?De DionB20F
15XL97De Dion Bouton?De DionB20F
16MA1237AEC YC13015Strachan & BrownB30F
18MA4154Leyland 36hp10722LeylandB30F
19MA783Leyland ES510065Northern CountiesCh30
20B8637Leyland?LeylandB30F
55-80DB5000-5025Tilling-Stevens TS63064-89TillingB36R
81-90DB5027-5036Tilling-Stevens TS63329-38TillingB36R
91DB5039Tilling-Stevens TS43381BrushB36R

B2287 and Nos. 1-16, 18-20 ex-Mid-Cheshire Bus Company, Northwich (new 1914, 1914, 1920, 1920, 1920, 1914, 1920, 1920, 1920, 1919, 1920, 1919, 1919, ?, ?, 1919, 1920, 1919, 1919 respectively). B2287 (new 1914) was allocated fleet number 5 but was immediately withdrawn, the fleet number being re-allocated to MA3915 instead. Nos. 2-5, 7-9, 12-16, 18-20 re-numbered 3, 75, 77, 76, 78-80, 27, 28, 2, 1, 26, 81-83 respectively in 1927.
Nos. 55-80 re-numbered 100-125 respectively; Nos. 81-90 re-numbered 127-136 respectively; No. 91 re-numbered 139; all in 1927. Most re-seated to B38R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1925 (B2287, 1, 6, 10-11), 1928 (2[3], 8-9[79-80], 12[27], 13[28], 14[2], 15[1], 16[26], 18[81], 19[82], 20[83]), 1929 (3[75], 4[77], 7[78]), 1931 (5[76], 55-80[100-125], 81-90[127-136], 91[139]).

1925

140-164DB5040-5064Tilling-Stevens TS43613-3637TillingB36R
165-188DB5065-5088Tilling-Stevens TS43601-08/10-
12/09/48-59
TillingO51R


Nos. 166-169, 176, 179, 182-188 received Brush B32R bodies by 1930; remaining double-deckers re-seated to O54R by then.
Withdrawn 1930 (146, 165, 170-173, 175-178, 180-182, 185), 1931 (140-145, 147-164, 166-169, 174, 179, 183-184, 186-188).

1926

29MB769Leyland SG712045LeylandB32D
30MB1699Leyland SG712044LeylandB32R
31-32MB4808-4809Leyland SG712885-86LeylandB40D
33MB7751Leyland SG913247LeylandB40D
34MB7799Leyland SG913248LeylandB40D
35-36MA8476-8477Leyland G712315/14LeylandB32R
37MA9638Leyland G722400LeylandB32R
38MB3006Leyland G722924LeylandB32R
39MB3246Leyland G722954LeylandB32R
40MB7412Leyland C735183LeylandB30F
41MB7447Leyland C735170LeylandB30F
42MB7514Leyland C935111LeylandB26F
43-44MB6339-6340Leyland A1335037-38LeylandB36R
45MB7027Renault JX1149063AllenB20F
46MB8256Renault KX145946HorsfieldB26F
47-48MB9036-9037Renault MV162025/
177354
HorsfieldB26F
49MB4805Renault JX1136212AshcroftB20F
50MB4806Renault JX2124573AshcroftB26F
51MB4807Renault JX1136211AshcroftB20F
52MB4192Renault JX1130623AllenB20F
53MB4246Renault JX1132410EvansB20F
54MB4623Renault JX1?AllenB20F
193-198DB5093-5098Tilling-Stevens TS43768-71/65-66TillingB36R
199-204DB5099-5104Tilling-Stevens TS43767/72-73/
76/75/74
BrushB32R

Nos. 29-54 ex-Altrincham & District MS (new 1922, 1923, 1924, 1924, 1925, 1925, 1921, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1923, 1925, 1925, 1925, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1925, 1925, 1925, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1924 respectively); re-numbered 84-99, 4-7, 11-13, 8-10 respectively in 1927.
Withdrawn 1927 ( 51[13]), 1928 (45-48[4-7], 49-50[11-12], 52-54[8-10]), 1929 (29[84], 31-38[86-93]), 1930 (43[98], 193-204), 1932 (30[85], 44[99]).

1927

21CP742Daimler Y6158BirchCh28
22-23CP747-748Daimler Y6163/?BirchCh28
209-220DB5109-5120Tilling-Stevens B9A5256-67TillingB40R

Nos. 21-23, chassis ex-Halifax Corporation (Nos. 4-6, new 1916); fitted with 1922 Birch Ch28 bodies ex-Potteries Electric Traction (Nos. 30-32); re-numbered 72-74 later in 1927.
Nos. 209-220 re-seated to B39R in 1931.
Withdrawn 1928 (21-23[72-74]), 1934 (209-210, 214), 1935 (212, 220), 1936 (211, 213, 215-219).

1928

3TC9862Leyland A1335155JacksonB26?
45EH5387Leyland A919926JacksonB20D
126TD9298AEC202264UnitedB20D
137TD4054AEC Renown?UnitedB32D
138TD3550AEC?UnitedB20D
207TD4606Leyland A1335966LeylandB26F
221-226DB5121-5126Tilling-Stevens B10A5603-08TillingB36R
227-232DB5127-5132Tilling-Stevens B10A5609-14BrushB36R
233-238DB5133-5138Tilling-Stevens B10A5615-20TillingB36R
239-245DB5139-5145Tilling-Stevens B10A5621-27BrushB36R
246-258DB5146-5158Tilling-Stevens B10A5666-78TillingB32R
259-270DB5159-5170Tilling-Stevens B10A5679-90BrushB32R
271-290DB5171-5190Tilling-Stevens B10A5767-86TillingB36R
291-295DB5191-5195Tilling-Stevens B10A6201/03/02/
04-05
TillingB35R
296-300DB5196-5200Tilling-Stevens B10A6206-10BrushB35R
301-305DB5201-5205Tilling-Stevens B10A6211-15TillingB35R
306-310DB5206-5210Tilling-Stevens B10A6216-20BrushB35R

Nos. 3, 45, 126, 137-138, 207 ex-Tetlow & Collier, Flixton (new 1924, 1924, 1927, 1925, 1925, 1926 respectively).
Nos. 221-245, 271-290 re-seated to B35R in 1931; most fitted with 1930 B31R bodies from unknown vehicles c.1935.
Nos. 291-293, 295-310 re-bodied by ECOC to B31R in 1935; No. 294 was fitted with 1930 B31R body ex-unknown vehicle in 1935.
Withdrawn 1929 (3, 45, 126, 137-138, 207), 1934 (221-224, 227-229, 231-234, 237-239, 242-244, 248, 274), 1935 (226, 236, 245, 249-250), 1936 (230, 240-241, 246-247, 251-266, 268-271, 273, 275-276, 280-281, 283-284, 290), 1937 (25, 277), 1938 (235, 267, 272, 278-279, 282, 285-287, 289, 294), 1939 (295, 302-303), 1941 (291, 293, 299), 1946 (292, 296-298, 300-301, 304-310).

1929

311-350DB5211-5250Tilling-Stevens B10A6266-305TillingB36R
351-390DB5251-5290Tilling-Stevens B10A6306-45BrushB35R
391-399DB5291-5299Leyland TS160545-53LeylandB26R
400-415DB9300-9315Leyland TS160557/56/58/
61/55/54/62-
64/60/59/65-69
LeylandB26R
416DB9316Crossley Eagle90051TillingB35R

Nos. 311-350 re-seated to B35R in 1931; Nos. 311-315, 319-322, 324-325, 327, 329-347, 349-350, 352, 354-355, 357-359, 361-362, 364-366, 368-384, 387-389 re-bodied by ECOC to B31R in 1935.
No. 416 was on hire from Crossley for evaluation.
Withdrawn 1930 (416), 1931 (391-415), 1934 (316-318, 323, 326, 348, 351, 353, 356, 360, 363, 367, 385-386, 390), 1938 (328), 1939 (330, 358, 369), 1941 (315, 325, 327, 335, 337, 342, 344-345, 357, 364, 368, 377, 380-381, 383), 1942 (312, 336, 343, 352, 355, 362, 371, 374-375), 1946 (311, 313-314, 319-322, 324, 329, 331-334, 338-341, 346-347, 349-350, 354, 359, 361, 365-366, 370, 372-373, 376, 378-379, 382, 384, 387-389).

1930

417-441DB9317-9341Tilling-Stevens B10A26536-60TillingB31R
442-466DB9342-9366Tilling-Stevens B10A26561-85BrushB31R
467DB9367Tilling-Stevens B10A26834TillingB31R
468-496DB9368-9396Tilling-Stevens B10A26757-85TillingB31R
497DB9397Tilling-Stevens B10A26756TillingB35R

No. 497 fitted with the 1929 Tilling B35R body ex-416 from new.
Nos. 417, 419, 421-422, 430, 443-445, 448, 453, 458-497 re-bodied by ECOC to B31R in 1935.
Withdrawn 1938 (418, 420, 423-424, 427-428, 431-442, 446-447, 449-452, 454-455), 1939 (425-426, 429, 432, 456-457), 1941 (421, 430, 443-445, 453, 458, 460, 464, 470-472, 474, 476, 478, 481-482, 485, 491-492), 1946 (417, 419, 422, 448, 459, 461-463, 465-469, 473, 475, 477, 479-480, 483-484, 486-490, 493-497).

1931

498-503DB9398-9403Leyland TD171874-79LeylandL24/24R
504-515DB9404-9415Leyland TS161622-33HarringtonC26R
516-521DB9416-9421Tilling-Stevens B10A26915-20TillingB31R
522-530DB9422-9430Tilling-Stevens B10A28587/90/95/
621/589/94/
92-93/98
TillingB31R
531-538DB9431-9438Tilling-Stevens B10A28629/03/597/
99/608/20/
588/627
TillingB31R
539-545DB9439-9445Tilling-Stevens B10A28602/36/38/
35/37/33/34
TillingB31R
546-555DB9446-9455Tilling-Stevens B10A28584-85/83/
86/91/601/04/
11/05/596
BrushB35R
556-566DB9456-9466Tilling-Stevens B10A28616/09/12/
06/00/22/10/
24/26/28/32
BrushB35R
567-577DB9467-9477Tilling-Stevens B10A28619/23/30-
31/05/07/13-
14/25/17-18
BrushB35R

Nos. 504-515 re-bodied by Harrington to C32F in 1934; Nos. 504-506, 508-513, 515 requisitioned by War Department in 1941, re-purchased in 1946 and re-bodied with 1934 Harrington C32F bodies ex-657-665, 667, which had been removed in 1943 and stored.
Nos. 516-521 received the 1935 ECOC B31R bodies ex-295, 302-303, 330, 358, 369 in 1939 (sequence unknown).
Nos. 522-546 re-bodied by ECW to B31R in 1936.
Withdrawn 1938 (498-503), 1939 (547-577), 1946 (514), 1947 (527), 1948 (504-513, 151-516, 522-526, 528-530, 532-533, 537, 542-543), 1949 (517-521, 531, 534-536, 538-541, 544-546).

1932

202TE1578Vulcan VWBL21?B32?
203RA4120Vulcan VWBL???20?
204YE7310Guy FBB22257Hall LewisB32R
205RA6211Leyland PLSC147283Reeve & KenningB32F
206JA2880Dennis Lancet170188DennisB32R
207VU5435AEC Regent661748BurlinghamC32F
208RA6799Dennis G70366WillowbrookB18F
578-600DB9478-9500Leyland TS4310-332ECOCC32R
601-602JA2201-2202Leyland TS4333-34ECOCC32R
603-614JA2203-2214Tilling-Stevens B10A28664-75TillingB31R

Nos. 202-204 ex-Spa Motor Services, Matlock Bath (all new 1927).
No. 205 ex-Watts Brothers, Wirksworth (new 1928).
No. 206 ex-Dennis demonstrator (new 1932).
Nos. 207-208 ex-Slack & Son, Middleton-by-Wirksworth (new 1931, 1928 respectively).
Nos. 578-579, 590-592, 594, 596-598, 600 re-bodied by Burlingham to B34F in 1943; converted for producer gas operation at same time; reverted to petrol in 1945.
Nos. 580-585, 587-589 fitted with Harrington C32F bodies’ ex-709-717 before latter entered service; the ECOC bodies were fitted to 709-717 (sequence unknown).
Withdrawn 1933 (202-204), 1935 (205), 1936 (208), 1937 (207), 1939 (206, 603-614), 1941 (582, 584-587, 589), 1947 (593, 595, 599, 602), 1948 (601), 1951 (578-581, 583, 588, 590-592, 594, 596-598, 600).

1933

179RB6398Bedford WLB108506WillowbrookB20F
180RA8057Maudslay???
187RB1580Dennis EV17895StrachanB32F
188RB1262Dennis EV17891DupleC32F
189RA8081Dennis ES17683Reeve & KenningB31F
190RA5031Leyland PLSC346701LeylandB32F
191PL7968Dennis EV17897DennisB31R
192VU425AEC Regal662351?B32R
193LG3572Thornycroft BC20405?B??R
194-199LG3621-3626Thornycroft BC20406/09/08/
07/10-11
?B??R
200-201XJ827-828Leyland LT51464/66RobertsB31R
615-620JA2215-2220Leyland KP21301-02/422-25BrushB20F

Nos 179-180 ex-McKay, Bakewell (new 1932, 1929).
Nos. 187-191 ex-Hands Garages, Matlock (new 1930, 1930, 1929, 1928, 1931 respectively).
No. 192 ex-Sykes Brothers, Sale (new 1930).
Nos. 193-201 ex-Goodfellow Services, Hyde (Nos. 20-28 respectively, new 1930 [20-26] or 1932[27-28]).
Withdrawn 1933 (180, 189), 1934 (179, 191), 1935 (187-188, 190, 193-199), 1937 (192), 1938 (200-201), 1939 (617, 619-620), 1940 (615-616, 618).

1934

181RB1280Gilford 168SD11315WillowbrookC26?
182UT8540Gilford 168OT11752WillowbrookB32?
183RA7573Gilford 168SD?WycombeC32R
184RB5733Gilford AS611969WillowbrookB24F
185PY4623Leyland PLSC???
186RB5605Morris Z4206?C20F
621-650JA2221-2250Dennis Lancet170526-33/35/
34/36-55
ECOCB31R
651-654JA2251-2254Dennis Ace200088/92/
133-34
ECOCB20F
655-656JA2255-2256Dennis Ace200089/91HarringtonC20F
657-668JA2257-2268Leyland TS64370-81HarringtonC32F

Nos. 181-186 ex-Slack & Sons, Darley Dale (new 1930, 1931, 1929, 1932, ?, 1932).
Nos. 657-665, 667 re-bodied by Burlingham to B36F in 1943; converted to producer gas at same time; original bodies stored and to 504-515 in 1946; reverted to petrol in 1946.
Nos. 666, 668 requisitioned by War Department in 1941; re-purchased 1945 and fitted with 1936 ECW B31R bodies (from 727-803 batch); re-bodied by Weymann to B35R in 1948.
Withdrawn 1935 (181-186), 1945 (651-656), 1946 (621-650, 657-661), 1953 (662-667), 1954 (668).

1935

170JA2459AEC Regal6621324DupleC28F
171JA3504AEC Ranger665044DupleC26F
172LG643Graham-DodgeD201041DupleC20F
173ALG715Dennis Lancet170295DupleC32R
174LG8274Dennis Lancet170003DupleC32R
175ATU624Dennis Lancet170486DupleC26F
176-177RB5894-5895Bedford WLB108433/32DupleC20F
178RB4277Bedford WLG113245DupleC20F
669-680JA2269-2280Leyland TS76304-15HarringtonC32R
681-700JA2281-2300Dennis Lancet170867-86ECOCB31R
701-708JA5501-5508Dennis Lancet170887-94ECOCB31R

Nos. 170-171 ex-Howe, Stockport (new 1932, 1933 respectively).
Nos. 172-174 ex-Kinder, Dukinfield (new 1929, 1933, 1932 respectively).
No. 175 ex-Cook, Bollington (new 1934).
Nos. 176-178 ex-Smith Brothers, New Mills (new 1932, 1932, 1931 respectively).
Nos. 669-680 fitted with 1931 Harrington bodies ex-504-515 from new (re-seated to C32R); re-bodied by ECW to B31R in 1938; re-bodied by Weymann to B35R in 1948.
No. 689 re-bodied by ECW to B35R in 1943.
No. 703 fitted with 1936 ECOC B31R body ex-528 in 1948.
Withdrawn 1936 (172, 176-178), 1939 (170, 174), 1945 (171, 173, 175), 1949 (681-688, 690-708), 1951 (689), 1953 (669-671, 679-680), 1954 (672-678).

1936

156PJ2300AEC Regal6621166DupleC31R
157PJ2343AEC Regal6621254DupleC31R
158-159WX6877-6878Leyland TS261597/761LeylandB31R
160WX8046Leyland TS261873LeylandB32R
161?Leyland PLC?LeylandB34F
162VT622Leyland PLSC346717LeylandB34F
163VT2971Leyland PLSC347852DicksonB32F
164RF7531Dennis EV17908JacksonB32F
165PL7968Dennis EV17897DennisB32R
166-167ARE714-715Leyland LT5A5710-11BrushB37F
168LG3990Leyland LTB150576LeylandB26F
169ALG728Leyland TS41695BurlinghamB32R
709-720JA5509-5517Leyland TS79483-86/89-
90/87-88/91/
10812-14
HarringtonC32F
721-726JA5521-5526Leyland SKPZ25708/25-26/
20/70-71
HarringtonC24F
727-750JA5527-5550Bristol JO5GJO5G.208-11/
13-14/12/15-31
ECWB31R
751-753JA5551-5553Dennis Lancet II175111-12/14ECWB31R
754-800JA5554-5600Bristol JO5GJO5G.295-341ECWB31R
801-803JA7701-7703Bristol JO5GJO5G.342-44ECWB31R

Nos. 156-157 ex-Majestic Express Motors (new 1931).
Nos. 158-160 ex-Ripponden & District MS (all new 1931).
Nos. 161-167 ex-Biddulph & District Motors (new ?, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1931, 1935, 1935 respectively); No. 162(VT622) is also quoted as fleet no. 164; No. 163 is also quoted as reg. No. VT2858; No. 164 is also quoted as fleet no. 165.
Nos. 168-169 ex-Onward Motor Services, Hyde (new 1930, 1933 respectively).
Nos. 709-717 were fitted with 1932 ECOC C32R bodies ex-580-585, 587-589 before entry into service; the Harrington C32F bodies were fitted to 580-585, 587-589 (sequence unknown); re-bodied by Harrington to C35F in 1939; Nos. 711-713, 715, 717 re-bodied by Windover to C32F in 1950 and re-numbered 377-381 respectively.
Nos. 718-720 re-bodied by Windover to C32F in 1950 and re-numbered 382-384 respectively.
Nos. 727-750, 754-778 re-bodied by Brush to B31R in 1946.
Nos. 779-803 re-bodied by Brush to B35R in 1946.
Withdrawn 1936 (161-164, 168), 1937 (165), 1938 (158-160), 1939 (156-157), 1945 (166-167, 169), 1950 (721-726), 1952 (709-710, 714, 716, 751-753), 1954 (727, 731-732, 734-736, 738, 740, 742-743, 757, 760-761, 765, 768, 794-796, 798-799), 1955 (739, 750, 755, 758, 766, 775, 777, 779-793, 797, 800-803), 1956 (728, 730, 737, 741, 754, 756, 773), 1957 (711-713[377-379], 715[380], 717[381], 718-720[382-384], 729, 733, 744-749, 759, 762-764, 767, 769-772, 774, 776, 778).

1937

804-815JA7704-7715Leyland TS813790-801HarringtonC32F
878-883JA7778-7783Leyland SKPZ28790-95HarringtonB25R

Nos. 804-811, 815 re-bodied by Windover to C32F in 1950 and re-numbered 385-393 respectively.
Withdrawn 1950 (878-883), 1953 (812-814), 1956 (809[390]), 1957 (804-808[385-389], 810-811[391-392], 815[393]).

1938

152LG5656Dennis GL70692DennisB20F
153CVP690Dodge PLB?DaggartB20F
154TJ5334Leyland LT5A3955DupleC32R
155TJ9275Leyland LT76735DupleC32R
816-818JA7716-7718Bristol K5G4278-80ECWL23/24R
819-827JA7719-7727Bristol K5G451-59ECWL23/24R
828-877JA7728-7777Bristol L5G4314-63ECWB31R
884-888JA7784-7788Bristol K5G45149-53ECWL23/24R
889-895JA7789-7795Bristol K5G471-77ECWL23/24R
896-898JA7796-7798Dennis Lancet II175570/63/84ECWB31R
899JA7799Bristol L5G4651ECWB31R
900-943AJA100-143Bristol L5G4652-95ECWB31R

Nos. 152-153 ex-Knowles, Congleton (new 1931, 1937 respectively).
Nos. 154-155 ex-H&J Tetlow, Flixton (new 1934, 1935 respectively).
Nos. 816-27, 884-895 re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1951-52 and re-numbered 400-423 respectively.
Nos. 828-829, 836, 846, 856, 860, 862, 865, 869 re-bodied by Willowbrook to B38R and re-numbered with ‘A’ suffix.
Nos. 830, 832-834, 837-839, 841, 844-845, 847, 849, 851-853, 858, 861, 863-864, 867, 870-871, 875, 877 re-bodied by Burlingham to B35R in 1950 and re-numbered 326-349 respectively.
Nos. 843, 848, 855, 857, 859, 866 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R bodies ex-669, 680, 677, 666, 676, 674 and re-numbered 669, 680, 677, 667, 676, 674 respectively; re-numbered 89, 100, 97, 87, 96, 94 in 1955.
Nos. 899, 901, 903, 905, 907-912, 914-920, 925, 927, 929-932, 936, 938-940 re-bodied by Burlingham to B35R in 1950-51 and re-numbered 350-376 respectively.
Nos. 900, 902, 904, 928, 934, 941, 943 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R bodies ex-679, 668, 671, 675, 670, 672, 673; re-numbered 679, 668, 671, 675, 670, 672, 673 respectively; re-numbered 99, 88, 91, 95, 90, 92, 93 in 1955.
Nos. 906, 913, 921-922, 926, 933, 935 re-bodied by Willowbrook to B38R in 1952-53 and re-numbered with ‘A’ suffix.
Withdrawn 1939 (152-153), 1945 (154-155), 1951 (896-898), 1953 (831, 835, 840, 850, 854, 868, 872-874, 876, 924, 937, 942), 1954 (842, 923), 1956 (843[89], 848[100], 855[97], 857[87], 859[96], 866[94], 900[99], 902[88], 904[91], 928[95], 934[90], 941[92], 943[93]), 1957 (860A, 862A, 913A), 1958 (828-829A, 836A, 846A, 856A, 865A, 869A, 906A, 921-922A, 926A, 933A, 935A), 1960 (821[405], 823-825[407-409], 827[411], 849[337], 851[338], 853[340], 861[342], 870[346], 875[348], 884[412], 891[419], 893[421], 901[351], 905[353] 907-908[354-355], 931[371]), 1961 (830[326], 832-834[327-329], 837-838[330-331], 841[333], 845[335], 847[336], 852[339], 863-864[343-344], 871[347], 877[349], 899[350], 903[352], 909-910[356-357], 915[361], 929[369], 932[372], 936[373], 938-940[374-376]), 1962 (817[401], 819[403], 867[345], 887[415], 890[418], 916[362], 919[365], 930[370]), 1963 (818[402], 839[332], 844[334], 858[341], 885[413], 888-889[416-417], 892[420], 894[422], 911-912[358-359], 914[360], 917-918[363-364], 920[366], 925[367], 927[368]), 1964 (816[400], 820[404], 826[410], 886[414]), 1965 (822[406], 895[423]).

1939

944-955AJA144-155Bristol K5G49057-68ECWL23/24R
956-983AJA156-183Bristol K5G51007-20/50-
53/57-58/54-
56/59-63
ECWL23/24R

Nos. 944-983 re-seated to L27/24R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1951-52 and re-numbered 424-463.
Withdrawn 1960 (944[424], 946[426], 959-961[439-441], 963[443], 967[447]), 1962 (957[437], 971[451]), 1963 (947[427], 949[429], 970[450], 974[454], 976[456], 980[460]), 1964 (948[428], 950-951[430-431], 954-956[434-436], 958[438], 962[442], 964[444], 966[446], 968-969[448-449], 972-973[452-453], 975[455], 977-979[457-459], 981[461]), 1965 (945[425], 952-953[432-433], 965[445], 982-983[462-463]).

1940

984-994AJA184-194Bristol L5G54099/98/93/
92/94/89-91/
95-97
ECWB31R

No. 987 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R body ex-678 and re-numbered 678; re-numbered 98 in 1955.
Nos. 988, 991-992 re-bodied by Willowbrook to B38R in 1952 and re-numbered with ‘A’ suffix.
Withdrawn 1953 (984-986, 989, 990, 993-994), 1956 (987[98]), 1958 (988A, 991-992A).

1942

1-5AJA195-199Guy Arab IFD25630/45/
55/65/75
RoeL27/28R
6BJA77Guy Arab IFD25701RoeL27/28R

Withdrawn 1946 (1-6).

1943

7-9BJA86-88Daimler CWG511348/63/72BrushL27/28R
10-11BJA89-90Guy Arab IIFD26305/11RoeL27/28R
12BJA131Guy Arab IIFD26312RoeL27/28R
13-14BJA132-133Guy Arab IIFD26398-99StrachanL27/28R

Nos. 1014 re-seated to L27/26R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1950.
Withdrawn 1947 (7-9), 1963 (10-14).

1944

15-21BJA134-140Guy Arab IIFD26505/27/
29/702/907-
08/7150
RoeL27/28R
22-23BJA107-108Guy Arab IIFD27151/267RoeL27/28R
26BJA182Guy Arab IIFD27275RoeL27/28R

Nos. 15-23, 26 re-seated to L27/26R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1950.
Withdrawn 1962 (15, 18), 1963 (16-17, 19-23, 26).

1945

24BJA109Guy Arab IIFD27271RoeL27/28R
25BJA181Guy Arab IIFD27272RoeL27/28R
27-30BJA183-186Guy Arab IIFD27356-58/60RoeL27/28R

Nos. 24-25, 27-30 re-seated to L27/26R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1950.
Withdrawn 1962 (28, 30), 1963 (24-25, 27, 29).

1946

101-109BJA401-409BristolL5GW4017/21-22/
30-33/43-44
BrushB35R
110-135BJA410-435Bristol L5G61006-09/40-
43/54/71/78-
80/83-84/96/
101-02/15-16/
12-13/
24-25/30-31
BrushB35R
136-140BJA436-440Bristol L5G61049-53ECWB35R

Nos. 103-105, 107-111, 113-117, 126 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R bodies ex-98, 88, 94, 95, 93, 87, 96, 97, 90, 89, 91, 92, 100, 99 respectively in 1956-58 and re-numbered 98, 88, 94, 95, 93, 87, 96, 97, 90, 89, 91, 92, 100, 99 respectively.
Nos. 106, 112, 118-125, 127-135 fitted with 1952 Willowbrook B38R bodies ex-913A, 862A, 921A, 828A, 856A, 869A, 988A, 829A, 865A, 922A, 906A, 935A, 991A, 860A, 992A, 836A, 926A, 846A, 933A respectively in 1957-58 and re-numbered 913A, 862A, 921A, 828A, 856A, 869A, 988A, 829A, 865A, 922A, 906A, 935A, 991A, 860A, 992A, 836A, 926A, 846A, 933A respectively; re-numbered 261-279 respectively in 1960.
Withdrawn 1958 (101-102, 136-140), 1961 (103[98], 105[94], 107[95], 108[93], 111[97], 113[90], 114[89], 116[92], 126[99]), 1962 (104[88]), 1963 (109[87], 110[96], 115[91], 117[100]), 1964 (106[261], 112[262], 118-125[263-270], 127-135[271-279]).

1947

1-4HVT912-915Bristol K5G57081-83/26StrachanL27/26R
5HVT916Bristol K5G57027StrachanL27/28R
6FVO330Bristol K5G57084StrachanL27/26R
7-8HVT990-991Bristol K5G57042-43StrachanL27/28R
9JEH93Bristol K5G57050DupleL30/26R
31ETB52Leyland TD5303578LeylandL22/26R
141-150BJA441-450Bristol L5G63034-36/50-
54/69-70
ECWB35R
151-162CDB151-162Bristol L5G63071/82-84/
104-06/23-24/
39/85-86
ECWB35R
163-192CDB163-192Bristol L5G65029-33/37/
52-55/62-63/
66/83-85/104-
06/17-19/25-
29/37-39
ECWB35R
657-661ERR601-605Bristol L5G48075-79ECWB35R

Nos. 1-5, 7-9 ex-Potteries Motor Traction (Nos. 196-200, 301-302, 577 respectively, all new 1942); fitted with 1938 ECW bodies (re-seated to L27/26R) ex-820, 954, 826, 981, 953, 951, 975, 978 respectively in 1952-53.
Nos. 6, 657-661 ex-East Midland MS (Nos. D30, G1-5 respectively, new 1941, 1939 respectively); No. 6 fitted with 1939 ECW body (re-seated to L27/26R) ex-968; Nos. 657-661 re-bodied by Burlingham to B35R in 1950 and re-numbered 321-325.
No. 31 ex-Corless & Son, Coppull (No. 8, new 1939); re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1954 (31), 1956 (1-9), 1958 (141-150), 1959 (151-160), 1960 (161-192), 1961 (659[323], 661[325]), 1962 (657-658[321-322], 660[324]).

1948

213-222CDB213-222Leyland PD1A472331-33/
43-49
ECWL27/26R
223-236CDB223-236Leyland PD2/1472867-69/
943/57-59/
3159-61/75-78
LeylandL27/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (213-222), 1965 (223-236).

1949

193-212CDB193-212Bristol L5G71136-40/91/
98-200/3001/
9017-21/99-103
WeymannB35R
237-244CDB237-244Leyland PD2/1494608/549/
607/09/548/
711/09-10
LeylandL27/26R
245-250CDB245-250Leyland PD2/1496099/256/
55/340-41/254
LeylandL27/22RD
251-260DDB251-260Leyland PD2/1491567-69/
2372-73/918-
19/3408-09/
4778
WeymannL27/26R
261-270DDB261-270Bristol L5G67185-87/
71017-18/51-55
WindoverC32F
271-280DDB271-280Leyland PS2/3492924-25/
3227/29/28/
5609-10/762-64
WindoverC32F
572-577HD5216-5221Leyland LT5A4043-48RoeB32F

Nos. 245-250 re-seated to L31/26RD in 1961-62.
Nos. 572-577 ex-Yorkshire Woollen District (Nos. 299-304, new 1934).
Withdrawn 1952 (572-577), 1958 (261-280), 1963 (193-212), 1966 (237-260).


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