North Western Road Car Co. Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1923-1974 Part 2: 1950-1974

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1950

32CKO983Leyland TD49687WeymannL24/24R
33-34CKO985-986Leyland TD49689-90WeymannL24/24R
35CKO989Leyland TD49693WeymannL24/24R
36CKO997Leyland TD49701WeymannL24/24R
37CKO999Leyland TD49703WeymannL24/24R
281-292DDB281-292Bristol L5G81019-24/
83062-67
WindoverC32F
293DDB293Bristol L5G81006WeymannDP32R
294DDB301Bristol L5G81129WeymannDP32R
295-296DDB295-296Bristol L5G81058-59WeymannDP32R
297DDB303Bristol L5G81167WeymannDP32R
298DDB298Bristol L5G81126WeymannDP32R
299DDB306Bristol L5G81170WeymannDP32R
300DDB300Bristol L5G81128WeymannB35R
301DDB294Bristol L5G81057WeymannB35R
302DDB302Bristol L5G81166WeymannB35R
303DDB297Bristol L5G81106WeymannB35R
304-305DDB304-305Bristol L5G81168-69WeymannB35R
306DDB299Bristol L5G81127WeymannB35R
307-310DDB307-310Bristol L5G83213-16WeymannB35R
311-320EDB311-320Bristol L5G81003-05/07/
63-64/107-08/
11/25
WeymannB35R

Nos. 32-37 ex-Maidstone & District MS (Nos. DL305, DL307, DL308, DL311, DL319, DL321 respectively, all new 1936).
Withdrawn 1955 (32-34, 36), 1956 (35, 37), 1958 (281-286), 1960 (287-292), 1963 (293-320).

1951

394-395EDB321-322Atkinson PM746HFC2118-19WeymannB42R
396-397EDB323-324Leyland HR44510696/98WeymannB44F

Withdrawn 1964 (394-397).

1952

464EDB325Leyland PD2/10520514LeylandL27/28R
500-509FDB500-509Atkinson BPM746HFC2737-42/
44-46/996
WeymannB42R
510-511FDB510-511Atkinson BPM745HFC2747-48WeymannB42R
512FDB512Atkinson PL745HFC2997WillowbrookB44R
513FDB513Atkinson PL744HFC2998WillowbrookB44R
600-609FDB600-609Leyland PSU1/15521064/62/63/
376/135-36/
231-33/137
LeylandC41C

Withdrawn 1961 (600-609), 1965 (464, 500-513).

1953

514-529FDB514-529Leyland PSU1/13530713-15/
800/716-17/
99/815/43-46/
56/68-69/55
WeymannB44F
530-542FDB530-542Leyland PSU1/13530857/89-
90/70-71/87/
963-64/78/
888/917/80/79
WeymannB44F
543-549FDB543-549Leyland PSU1/13530999/16/97-
98/65/46-47
WeymannB44F
550-555FDB550-555Leyland PD2/1253083-84/99-
100/09-10
WeymannL27/26R
610-615FJA610-615Leyland PSU1/15530188/32-33/
97/87/96
LeylandC41C

Nos. 520-529, 546-549 converted for one-man operation in 1959, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number.
Nos. 550-555 re-seated to L27/28R in 1964.
Withdrawn 1961 (610-615), 1966 (514-515, 518-519, 530-536, 538, 540-541, 544), 1967 (516, 537, 539, 542, 550-555), 1968 (517, 520-529, 543, 545-549).

1954

556-559FDB556-559AEC RelianceMU3RA137-40WeymannB44F
560-563FDB560-563Leyland PSUC1/1543011-13/91WeymannB44F
564-569FDB564-569Leyland PSUC1/2543228/62-63/
30/29/64
BurlinghamC41F
570FDB570AEC RelianceMU3RA086WeymannC37F

556-563 converted for one-man operation in 1959, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number.
Withdrawn 1961 (565, 568), 1962 (564, 566-567, 569), 1964 (570), 1968 (556-563).

1955

571-576FDB571-576Leyland PSUC1/2545384-85/
52504/12-13/05
BurlinghamC41F
577-585FDB577-585Leyland PSUC1/155603-04/
95-97/594/
698/05/31
WeymannB44F
586-596FDB586-596Leyland PSUC1/1552709/595/
708/72/80-81/
88/73/96/89/97
WeymannB44F
616-625HJA616-625AEC RelianceMU3RA372-81BurlinghamB44F

Nos. 577-596 converted for one-man operation in 1958-59, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number.
Withdrawn 1964 (571-576), 1968 (577-596, 616-625).

1956

626-630KDB626-630AEC RelianceMU3RA766-70WeymannC37F
631-641KDB631-641Leyland PSUC1/1554790/43-44/
47/45-46/89/
92/966/35/68
WeymannB44F
642-651KDB642-651Leyland PSUC1/1554934/791/
933/67/69/
5040-43/487
WeymannB44F
652-660KDB652660Leyland PSUC1/1555663/571/
454/64006-08/
12-14
WeymannB44F
661-670KDB661-670Leyland PD2/21556182/78/58/
46/45/53/61/
313/177/312
WeymannL30/28RD

Withdrawn 1964 (626, 629), 1965 (627-628, 630), 1968 (634, 638-639, 645, 647-648, 655-657, 660), 1969 (633, 635-636, 641, 643, 646, 649-652, 654, 659, 661-670), 1972 (642).

1957

671-685KDB671-685Leyland PSUC1/1T574031/33/38/
40-41/32/30/
39/5112-13/
11/14-15/25-26
WeymannB44F
686-700KDB686-700Leyland PSUC1/1T575279-81/
308-12/804-
07/911-13
WeymannB44F
701-712LDB701-712Leyland PSUC1/2T567656/921/
8210/21/76/
23/43/50/61/
75/74010-11
BurlinghamC41F
713LDB713AEC RelianceMU3RA1139BurlinghamC41F
714-719LDB714-719Albion MR11L82500J/K/
82501B/C/F/H
WeymannB42F
720-739LDB720-739AEC RelianceMU3RA1747-66WeymannDP43F

Nos. 671-683, 688-695, 697-700, 714-739 converted for one-man operation between 1958 and 1964, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number.
Nos. 701-703 transferred to fleet of subsidiary Melba Motors from 1958 until 1967.
Nos. 707-712 transferred to fleet of subsidiary Altrincham Coachways from 1958 until 1961 (Nos. 709, 711 returned later in 1958).
Nos. 695, 697-700 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered STL901-905).
Nos. 721-724, 727, 729 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1965 (706-707), 1966 (705, 708-710, 712), 1967 (701-704, 711, 714-719), 1968 (713), 1969 (679-694, 696), 1970 (720, 725-726, 728, 730-739), 1971 (671-678).

1958

740-745LDB740-745AEC RelianceMU3RA1640-45WeymannC41F
746-760LDB746-760AEC Reliance2MU3RA2018-32WillowbrookDP43F
761-765LDB761-765Leyland PSUC1/2585883/992/
05/6034/38
WillowbrookDP43F
766-775LDB766-775Leyland PSUC1/2586046/10/
5972-73/19/
6009/5938/20/
37/91
WillowbrookDP41F

Nos. 743, 745 transferred to fleet of subsidiary Altrincham Coachways from 1958 until 1960.
Nos. 752-775 converted for one-man operation between 1961 and 1966, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number.
Nos. 746-747, 754, 757, 761-764, 768-769, 771-775 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SAA985-988, STL906-916 respectively).
Nos. 750-751, 766-767 to Trent Motor Traction 3/72 (re-numbered 362, 363, 396, 397 respectively).
Withdrawn 1968 (740-743), 1969 (744-745), 1970 (748-749, 752-753, 755-756, 758-760), 1971 (765, 770).

1959

778-780LDB778-780AEC Reliance2MU3RA2356-58HarringtonC41F
781LDB781AEC Reliance2MU3RA2359HarringtonC37F

No. 781 re-seated to C41F in 1964.
Withdrawn 1969 (779, 781), 1970 (778, 780).

1960

782-790LDB782-790Leyland PSUC1/1595066-67/
4975/84/74/
5131/67/015
WillowbrookDP43F
791-796LDB791-796Leyland PSUC1/1595129-30/
241/378/219/
379
WillowbrookDP43F
797-800LDB797-800AEC Reliance2MU3RA2477-80WillowbrookDP43F
801-811RDB801-811AEC Reliance2MU3RA2481-90/96WillowbrookDP43F
812-826RDB812-826Dennis Loline101-03YF4/
101-12YF3
East LancsH39/32F

Nos. 783-811 converted for one-man operation in 1966-67, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number (although not carried by all vehicles).
Nos. 783-796, 812-826 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 806-811 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 364-369).
Withdrawn 1964 (782), 1971 (797-805, 831).

1961

776-777LDB776-777AEC Reliance2MU3RA2354-55HarringtonC37F
827-828RDB827-828AEC Reliance2MU3RA2918-20WillowbrookC41F
832-851RDB832-851AEC Reliance2MU3RA3511-30AlexanderDP41F
852-871RDB852-871AEC Reliance2MU3RA3243-62WillowbrookDP43F
872-876RDB872-876Dennis Loline III1011/18/33/
32/34
L3AF2D1
AlexanderH39/32F
882-891RDB875-876Dennis Loline III1012/22/24/
20/15/14/19/
23/13
L3AF2B1
AlexanderH39/32F

Nos. 776-777 ex-Altrincham Coachways (Nos. 776-777, new 1959); re-seated to C41F in 1964.
Nos. 827-828 ex-Altrincham Coachways (Nos. 827-828, new 1960).
Nos. 832-871 converted for one-man operation in 1967-68, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number (although not carried by all vehicles).
Nos. 832-833, 838-841, 845-876, 882-891 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 834-835, 842-844 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 172-176).
Nos. 836-837 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SAA989-990).
Withdrawn 1969 (776), 1970 (777, 827-828).

1962

877-881RDB877-881Dennis Loline III1035-37/60/59
L3AF2D1
AlexanderH39/32F
892-900RDB892-900Dennis Loline III1039-41/43/
45/44/42/
49-50
L3AF2B1
AlexanderH39/32F
901-906VDB901-906Dennis Loline III1052/54-58
L3AF2B1
AlexanderH39/32F
907-916VDB907-916Leyland PSU3/3RT620039/116/
340/299/035/
155/339/156/
038/117
AlexanderDP49F

Nos. 877-881, 892-895, 907, 909-916 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 896-906 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DCG401-411).
Withdrawn 1971 (908).

1963

1-6YJA1-6Daimler CRG6LX60507-12AlexanderH44/31F
8-21YJA8-21Daimler CRG6LX60513-26AlexanderH44/31F
917-931VDB917-931AEC Reliance2U3RA4485-99WillowbrookB53F
932-951VDB932-951AEC Reliance2U3RA4500-19WillowbrookDP51F
952-959VDB952-959Leyland PSU3/3RT621869/
9411/10/349/
47-48/70/69
AlexanderDP49F
960-961VDB960-961Leyland PSU3/3RTL00358/57AlexanderDP49F
962-963VDB962-963Leyland PSU3/3RT623193-94PlaxtonC49F
964-981VDB964-981AEC Renown3B3RA029-46Park RoyalH42/32F

Nos. 917-961 converted for one-man operation in 1968-1971, denoted by ‘A’ suffix after fleet number (although not carried by all vehicles).
Nos. 1-6, 8, 10-13, 15-21, 925-929, 932-933, 937-945, 952-953, 958-960, 970-971 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 9, 14, 917-919, 923-924, 946-949, 961-963, 964-969, 972-981 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DDG301-302, SAA991-995, EAA996-999, CLL917-919, DAA501-516 respectively).
Nos. 920-922, 930-931, 934-936, 950-951, 954-957 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 370-379, 294-297 respectively).

1964

100-114AJA100-14BDaimler CRG6LX60753-67AlexanderH44/31F
115-129AJA115-29BAEC Renown3B3RA148-62Park RoyalH42/30F
130-139AJA130-39BBedford VAL141423/97-98/
1513/09/24-
25/19/18/23
StrachanB52F
140-149AJA140-49BLeyland PSU3/3RTL02682/723-
26/32-35/63
AlexanderC49F
150-151AJA150-51BLeyland L2TL02662-63HarringtonC41F

Nos. 100-129 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 140-141 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 298-299).
Nos. 142-144 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered CLL920-922).
Nos. 145-151 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.
Withdrawn 1971 (130-139).

1965

152-154DDB152-54CLeyland L2TL23125-27HarringtonC41F
155-164DDB155-64CLeyland PSU3/3RTL22821-24/
98-901/46-47
AlexanderC49F
165-188DDB165-88CDaimler CRG6LX61169-92AlexanderH44/31F
189DDB189CDaimler CRC661168AlexanderH44/31F

Nos. 152-164 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.
Nos. 165-189 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 retaining same fleet numbers.

1966

190-214FJA190-214DDaimler CRG6LX62009-33AlexanderH44/31F
215-224FJA215-24DLeyland PSU3/4RL44732-33/
60057-62/
144-45
AlexanderC49F
225-229FJA225-29DLeyland PSU4/4RL60227-28/
34/36/35
DupleC41F

Nos. 190-196, 211-215, 218-223 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DDG303-313, CLL923-929 respectively).
Nos. 197-210 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 216-217, 224 to Trent Motor Traction 3/72 (re-numbered 262-264).
Withdrawn 1973 (225-229).

1967

230-234JDB230-34ELeyland PSU4/4R700605-08/
954
DupleC41F
235-244JDB235-44ELeyland PSU4/4R700618-20/
836-38/1009-12
AlexanderC49F
245-254JDB245-54FDaimler CRG6LX62034-43AlexanderH44/31F
829-830RDB829-830AEC Reliance2MU3RA2921-22WillowbrookC41F
991-992UDB101-102Bedford SB384815/75DupleC41F
994-996UDB104-106Bedford SB385423/6087/
110
DupleC41F

Nos. 230-244 to National Travel (North West) 2/74.
Nos. 245-248 in coach livery from 1970.
Nos. 249-254 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DDG314-319).
Nos. 829-830, 991-992, 994-996 ex-Melba Motors (new 1960[829-830] or 1961).
Withdrawn 1967 (991-992, 994-996), 1971 (829-830), 1972 (245-248).

1968

255-258KJA255-58FLeyland PSU4/4R70329/40/
54-55
DupleC41F
259KJA259FLeyland PSU4/4R703256DupleC37F
260-269KJA260-69FLeyland PSU3/4R702895-96/
934-36/343-47
AlexanderC49F
270-290KJA270-90FBristol RESL6G[RESL1]/177/
92-94/97-99/
203-06/15-16
MarshallB45F
291-309KJA291-309GBristol RESL6G[RESL1]/230-56MarshallB45F

No. 259 re-seated to C36F in 1969.
Nos. 270-309 had ‘A’ suffixes until 1972.
Nos. 255-269 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.
Nos. 270-275, 277-301 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 302-309 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SRG225-232).
Withdrawn 1969 (276).

1969

310-314NJA310-14GLeyland PSU3A/4R804250-51/
381-83
AlexanderC49F
315-344NJA315-44GBristol RELL6G[RELL3]/715-
22/27-28/33-
34/37-39/47-
48/66-71/86-
88/95-96/
811-12
AlexanderB49F

Nos. 315-344 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1973 (310-314).

1971

345-349SJA345-49JBristol RELL6L[RELL3]/1254-
56/62-63
MarshallB49F
350-362SJA350-62KBristol RELL6L[RELL3]/1297-
1300/05-06/
35-37/84-87
MarshallB49F
363-367SJA363-67JLeyland PSU3A/4A7004697-98/
7100027-28/
122
AlexanderC49F
368-372SJA368-72JLeyland PSU3A/4A7004539/331/
415/14/16
PlaxtonC45F
373-381SJA373-81JBristol RELL6L[RELL3]/1452/
57-62/68-69
ECWB49F
382-388SJA382-88KBristol RELL6L[RELL3]/1546/
48/90-91/
1608-10
ECWB49F
403-407SJA403-07KLeyland PSU3B/4R7103323-27AlexanderC49F
408-412SJA408-12KLeyland PSU3B/4R7102443/733/
311/552/784
PlaxtonC49F

Nos. 368-372 re-seated to C49F in 1972.
Nos. 345-357 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 330-342).
Nos. 358-362, 373-388 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SRL233-253).
Nos. 363-372, 403-412 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.

1972

413-417JMA413-17LBristol RELH6L[RELH4]/480-
83/87
ECWC49F

Nos. 413-417 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.

1973

270-274XTF824-28LLeyland PSU3B/4R7300828/934/
825/706/09
DupleC49F

Nos. 270-274 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.


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