Portsmouth Corporation Transport Bus Fleet List 1919-1986

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1919

1BK2978Thornycroft J6793WadhamO18/16RO
2BK2977Thornycroft J6794WadhamO18/16RO
3-8BK2979-84Thornycroft J?WadhamO18/16RO
9-10BK2985-86Thornycroft J?, 7457WadhamO18/16RO

Nos. 1, 3-5, 7-10 re-bodied with second-hand Dodson O18/16RO bodies (ex-London General) in 1926.
Withdrawn 1925 (2, 6), 1927 (10), 1928 (1, 3, 7-8), 1929 (4-5, 9).

1924

11TP115Guy JJ4482WadhamT13
12TP117Guy JJ4484WadhamT15
13TP119Guy JJ4486WadhamT15
14TP118Guy JJ4485WadhamT15
15TP116Guy JJ4483WadhamT15
16-18TP181-183Dennis 50-cwt30633/
727/29
Strachan & BrownB20F
19-22TP186-189Dennis 50-cwt30647/
732-33/35
Strachan & BrownB25F

No. 11 re-seated to T14 in 1928.
No. 13 re-seated to T20 in 1926; re-seated again to T14 in 1932.
No. 15 re-seated to T20 at a later date.
Nos. 16-18 re-seated to B26F in 1926.
Withdrawn 1932 (16-22), 1939 (11-12, 15), 1940 (14), 1941 (13).

1925

23-33TP751-761Dennis 50-cwt45007/10/06/
29/08-09/31/
33/32/44-45
DennisB26F
34TP765Dennis 50-cwt45070DennisB26F

Withdrawn 1932 (23-34).

1926

35LF9344AEC BB2017DodsonO18/16RO

No. 35 ex-London General Omnibus Company (No. B2017, new 1912); fitted with Portsmouth CT/Wadham B??F body (rebuilt by Portsmouth CT from one of Nos. 1-10 of 1919) and re-registered BK2342 in 1927.
Withdrawn 1927 (35).

1927

36-37TP4422-4423Dennis E17096/94Ransomes, Sims & JefferiesB32F
38-39TP4812-4813Karrier CL638009-10Ransomes, Sims & JefferiesB39F
40-42TP4703-4705Karrier WL6/245003/05/07BrushH32/28R
43-47TP4832-4836Karrier WL6/245006/08/10/
02/09
BrushH32/28R

Withdrawn 1934 (38), 1935 (39-47), 1939 (36-37).

1928

48-53TP6872-6877Karrier WL6/245035/33/34/
31/30/24
English ElectricH32/28R
54-61TP6864-6871Dennis E17482/95/509/
481/513/11/
12/499
DavidsonB32R

Withdrawn 1934 (48-51, 53), 1936 (52), 1939 (54-56), 1941 (59), 1945 (57-58, 60), 1946 (61).

1929

62-65TP8098-8101Dennis EV17832/34-35/
30
Hall LewisB32R
66-67TP8102-8103Dennis EV17836/33Portsmouth Commercial MotorsB32R
68-71TP8091-8094Thornycroft BC18798/802/
00-01
Hall LewisB32R
72TP8095Thornycroft BC18797WadhamB32R
73TP8097Thornycroft BC18799WadhamB32R

Nos. 62-63, 65, 68 re-seated to B30R in 1942.
Withdrawn 1939 (67), 1941 (73), 1943 (68, 72), 1944 (62-66), 1945 (69-71).

1931

1-2RV236-237Tilling-Stevens B10A26793-94Park RoyalB30R
3RV238Leyland LT251462Park RoyalB30R
4-6RV241-243Leyland TD172104/06/05ShortH26/24R
7-8RV715-716Leyland TD172197-98Park RoyalH26/24R
9-10RV717-718Leyland TD172199-200ShortH26/24R
35RV719AEC Regent6611583ShortH26/24R
74RV720Crossley Condor90802ShortH26/24R

Withdrawn 1941 (2, 4, 35), 1944 (3), 1945 (1), 1947 (74), 1950 (8, 10), 1951 (9), 1952 (5-7).

1932

75-77RV1135-1137TSM E60A69113/12/16English ElectricH26/24R
78-84RV1141-1147TSM E60A69117/15/10/
01/14/09/18
English ElectricH26/24R
85-87RV1138-1140Leyland TD172329/38/21English ElectricH26/24R
88RV1129Leyland TD172336English ElectricH26/24R
89RV1128Leyland TD172326English ElectricH26/24R
90-94RV1130-1134Leyland TD172335/20/27/
37/28
English ElectricH26/24R
95-114RV1990-2009Crossley Condor90882-900/
91001
English ElectricH26/24R

Withdrawn 1941 (78, 80, 98, 108), 1944 (77, 79, 81, 83), 1946 (84, 90), 1947 (75-76, 93, 95-96, 99-100, 103, 106-107, 110-114), 1948 (82, 87-89, 97, 105, 109), 1949 (86, 102), 1950 (85, 101), 1951 (91, 104), 1952 (92, 94).

1933

16-27RV3410-3421Leyland TD22873-84English ElectricH26/24R

Withdrawn 1952 (17-18), 1953 (23, 26-27), 1958 (16, 19-22, 24-25).

1935

52JG522Daimler Limousine31412Daimler6
115-125RV6358-6368Leyland TD47148-58English ElectricH26/24R
126RV6369Leyland TD4c7163English ElectricH26/22R
127-129RV6370-6372Leyland TD47159-61LeylandH26/26R
130RV6373Leyland TD4c7162LeylandH26/24R

No. 52 ex-A. Simmons (new 1929).
Nos. 115, 117, 124-125 rebuilt to O26/24R in 1953 (115), 1954 (117, 124) or 1955 (125); re-numbered 5-8 respectively in 1958.
No. 127 re-seated to H26/24R in 1944; rebuilt by Portsmouth CT in 1957; re-numbered 129 in 1959.
No. 128 rebuilt by Portsmouth CT in 1957.
No. 130 re-seated to H26/26R in 1944.
Withdrawn 1939 (52), 1955 (120-121, 126), 1956 (116, 118-119, 122-123), 1958 (129), 1962 (130), 1963 (128), 1964 (127[129]), 1971 (115[5], 117[6], 125[8]), 1972 (124[7]).

1936

131-137RV9385-9391Leyland TD410955/52/54/
51/35-36/40
CravensH26/24R
138-143RV9392-9397Leyland TD410943/42/44/
38/37/39
CravensH26/24R

Nos. 131-132, 134-136, 140-143 rebuilt by Portsmouth CT between 1949 and 1953.
Withdrawn 1955 (133, 137-138), 1957 (139), 1958 (131-132, 136, 140, 142), 1959 (134-135, 141, 143).

1937

144-155RV9398-9409Leyland TD410945-46/48/
47/49-50/58-
60/56-57/64
CravensH26/24R
156-160RV9410-9414Leyland TD410961/63/62/
41/53
CravensH26/24R

Nos. 145-146, 150, 152-160 rebuilt by Portsmouth CT between 1950 and 1952.
Withdrawn 1941 (149), 1955 (147, 151, 159), 1958 (144, 148, 150, 155, 157-158), 1959 (145, 152-154, 156, 160), 1960 (146).

1939

41-46BTP941-946Leyland LZ4201371-75/70WadhamB32R

Withdrawn 1941 (41-42), 1954 (43-46).

1942

161CTP3Bedford OWB10346DupleB32F

No. 161 re-seated to B27F in 1950; re-seated again to B26F in 1960.
Withdrawn 1962 (161).

1943

162CTP19Bedford OWB11125MullinerB32F
163CTP41Bedford OWB11833MullinerB32F
164-168CTP85-89Bedford OWB12872/3022/
85/83/113
DupleB32F

Nos. 162-168 re-seated to B27F in 1949 (162, 164), 1950 (163, 165-166) or 1951 (167-168); re-seated to B26F in 1960 (except No. 167 by then withdrawn).
Withdrawn 1960 (167), 1962 (162, 164), 1963 (163, 165-166, 168).

1944

169-170CTP199-200Bedford OWB13421/24DupleB32F
171-172CTP151-152Daimler CWA611479/508DupleH30/26R
173CTP167Daimler CWA611529DupleH30/26R
174-179CTP175-180Daimler CWA611571-74/
78-79
DupleH30/26R

Nos. 169-170 re-seated to B27F in 1949 (170) or 1951; re-seated to B26F in 1960.
Nos. 177, 179 re-seated to H30/24R in 1948 or 1949 (177).
Nos. 171-179 re-bodied to H30/26R by Crossley in 1959.
Withdrawn 1962 (170), 1963 (169), 1965 (171-179).

1947

199-200DTP808-809Leyland PD1A470447/
462242
ReadingH26/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (199), 1964 (200).

1948

1DTP810Leyland PD1461586ReadingH26/26R
2-4DTP811-813Leyland PD1A470457/527/
450
ReadingH26/26R
11-14EBK23-26Crossley DD42/5T94114/37/04/
24
ReadingH26/26R
180DTP814Leyland PD1461525WeymannH30/26R
181-182DTP815-816Leyland PD1A461662/2241WeymannH30/26R
183-187DTP817-821Leyland PD1461585/24/
0520/1526/
0992
WeymannH30/26R
188DTP822Leyland PD1A470115WeymannH30/26R
189DTP823Leyland PD1460431WeymannH30/26R
190-192DTP824-826Leyland PD1A470446/
61639/70449
WeymannH30/26R
193-196DRV107-110Leyland PD1460435/502/
23/1584
WeymannH30/26R
197-198DRV111-112Leyland PD1A470116/448WeymannH30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (1, 11-14), 1964 (2-4, 185, 191, 197-198), 1966 (180-182, 196), 1967 (183-184, 186-195).

1949

15EBK27Crossley DD42/5T94149ReadingH26/26R
28EBK28Crossley DD42/5T94139ReadingH26/26R
29-38EBK566-575Crossley DD42/7T94781/819/22/
20-21/18/25/
23-24/28
CrossleyH28/24R
39-52EBK576-585Crossley DD42/7T94826-27/29-
30/46-47/49/
31/37/32
CrossleyH28/24R
53-57EBK586-590Crossley DD42/7T94386/48/33/
35/34
CrossleyH28/24R

Nos. 30-36, 39-40, 47-51, 55-57 re-seated to H32/26R between 1959 and 1960.
Withdrawn 1963 (15, 28), 1964 (39, 51), 1966 (32, 37, 47, 49, 50, 57), 1967 (29-31, 33-36, 38, 40-46, 48, 52-56).

1952

58-64GTP975-981Leyland PD2/10521523/604/
55/49/05/54
LeylandH30/26R
65-70GTP982-987Leyland PD2/10521708/650/
709-10/652/51
LeylandH30/26R
71-76GTP988-993Leyland PD2/10521711/653/
712-13/56-57
LeylandH30/26R
77-82GTP994-999Leyland PD2/10521761/59-60/
62/829/758
LeylandH30/26R

Withdrawn 1969 (58-67, 81), 1970 (71, 77, 79-80, 82), 1971 (68-70, 72-76, 78).

1956

83-91LRV975-983Leyland PD2/12551037-40/
58-60/91-92
Metro-CammellH30/26R
92-101LRV984-993Leyland PD2/12551123-26/
31-34/57-58
Metro-CammellH30/26R
102-107LRV994-999Leyland pD2/12551166-69/
72-73
Metro-CammellH30/26R

Nos. 83-102, 104-107 re-seated to H33/26R in 1961.
No. 103 re-seated to H34/26R in 1960; re-seated to H33/26R in 1963.
Nos. 94, 96, 99, 100, 103-104 converted to O33/26R in 1970 (103), 1971 or 1972 (94, 96); re-numbered 5, 6, 1, 2, 3-4 respectively on conversion.
No. 100[2] to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd, 10/86 (as No. 2).
Withdrawn 1970 (87, 101-102, 105-107), 1971 (84, 86), 1972 (83, 85, 88-93, 97), 1980 (94[5], 96[6], 99[1], 103-104[3-4]).

1958

108-122ORV985-999Leyland PD2/40571962-63/
2235-39/87-
90/304-07
Metro-CammellH30/26R

Withdrawn 1972 (112), 1973 (108-111, 113-122).

1959

123-127STP995-999Leyland PD3/6583939/42/
66-67/78
Metro-CammellH36/28R

Nos. 123-127 re-seated to H38/32R in 1961 or 1962 (123, 125-126).
Withdrawn 1973 (123-127).

1960

16-25TTP990-999Leyland PSUC1/1594104-05/
20-22/76-77/
99-200/19
WeymannB34D

Nos. 16-25 re-seated to B32D in 1960.
Withdrawn 1971 (20, 22-24), 1973 (16-19, 21), 1974 (25).

1961

131-142YBK131-142Leyland L1611691-93/
766-67/86-88/
837-38/57-58
WeymannB42D

Withdrawn 1974 (132, 134), 1975 (138), 1976 (131, 133, 135-137, 139-142).

1963

143-149143-149BTPLeyland L1623059/58/57/
264/81/80/65
WeymannB41D
201-206201-206BTPLeyland PDR1/1623952/50/49/
51/78/9061
Metro-CammellH43/33F
207-212207-212BTPLeyland PDR1/1629162/062/
92/91/63/93
Metro-CammellH43/33F
213-219213-219BTPLeyland PDR1/1629181/61/83/
82/97-98/264
Metro-CammellH43/33F
220-225220-225BTPLeyland PDR1/1629227/26/36/
35/159/265
Metro-CammellH43/33F
226-230226-230CRVLeyland PDR1/1L01251/91/
333/252/336
Metro-CammellH43/33F
231-235231-235CRVLeyland PDR1/1L01253/89-90/
335/34
Metro-CammellH43/33F

Withdrawn 1975 (147-148, 204-206, 216-217, 219-222, 228), 1976 (143-146, 149). 1977 (210, 212), 1978 (202-203, 207-208, 213, 233), 1979 (201, 209, 211, 235), 1980 (214-215, 218, 223-227, 229-230, 232, 234), 1981 (231).

1964

236-241BBK236-41BLeyland PDR1/1L21233/096/
95/00/01/97
Metro-CammellH43/33F
242-245BBK242-45BLeyland PDR1/1L21268/098/
234/67
Metro-CammellH43/33F

No. 240 re-seated to H43/27F in 1977.
Withdrawn 1980 (236-245).

1966

246-249ERV246-49DLeyland PDR1/1L43853/55/
4639/3854
MCWH43/33F
250-254ERV250-54DLeyland PDR1/1L44640/
728-29/48-49
MCWH43/33F

Nos. 249-252, 254 rebuilt to O43/33F in 1977 (254), 1978 (249), 1979 (250-252); re-numbered 7-11 respectively at the same time; to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (as Nos. 7-11).
Withdrawn 1980 (246-248, 253).

1967

150-155GTP150-55ELeyland Panther CubL72738/3043/
84-85/159-60
MarshallB42D
156-161GTP156-61ELeyland Panther CubL73222-23/78/
305-07
MarshallB42D
162-163GTP162-63ELeyland Panther CubL73408-09MCWB42D
164-169GTP164-69FLeyland Panther CubL73463/86/
509-10/623-24
MCWB42D
170-171GTP170-71FLeyland Panther CubL73636-37MCWB42D
172GTP172ELeyland Panther CubL73638MCWB42D
173-175GTP173-75FLeyland Panther CubL73662-63/
708
MCWB42D

Withdrawn 1977 (150-158), 1979 (160), 1980 (166, 169, 174), 1981 (159, 161-165, 167-168, 170-173, 175).

1969

176-187NTP176-87HAEC Swift2MP2R299-310MarshallB42D

Withdrawn 1981 (176-187).

1971

188-189RTP188-89JLeyland PDR2/17004605-06SeddonB40D
190-192TBK190-92KLeyland PDR2/17004607-08/
7100025
SeddonB40D
194TBK194KLeyland PDR2/17100118SeddonB40D

Withdrawn 1981 (188, 190, 192), 1983 (191), 1984 (189, 194).

1972

193TBK193KLeyland PDR2/17100026SeddonB40D
195-199TBK195-99KLeyland PDR2/17100119/68-
69/274-75
SeddonB40D
255-259VTP255-59LLeyland AN68/1R7201593/96/
966/594/967
AlexanderH45/30D
260-262VTP260-62LLeyland AN68/1R7202083/
1968/2084
AlexanderH45/30D
263-267VTP263-67LLeyland AN68/1R7201595/969/
2087/1592/97
AlexanderH45/30D
268-272VTP268-72LLeyland AN68/1R7202088/
1598/2085-86/
1599
AlexanderH45/30D

Nos. 255, 257-262, 264, 268-270, 272 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1981 (195, 197-199), 1983 (193), 1986 (196, 256, 260, 263, 265-267, 271).

1973

273-287XTP273-87LLeyland AN68/1R7300560-67/
668-72/75-76
AlexanderH45/30D
288-293XTP288-93LLeyland AN68/1R7301018-19/
138-39/383-84
AlexanderH45/30D

Nos. 273-279, 281-293 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1986 (280).

1975

294-301GOT294-301NLeyland AN68/1R7404240-41/
349-51/497-99
AlexanderH45/30D
302-312HOR302-12NLeyland AN68/1R7500932-33/
1064-65/198-
201/305-07
AlexanderH45/30D
313-319HOR313-19NLeyland AN68/1R7501656-57/
2135-36/
250-52
AlexanderH45/30D

Nos. 294-319 re-seated to H45/29D in 1975 and 1976; re-seated to H45/30D in 1980; to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1976

101-114KCR101-14PLeyland National 10351/2R03211-17/
50-56
LeylandB38D

Withdrawn 1981 (101-114).

1979

320-325UOR320-25TLeyland AN68A/1R7705468/74/
78/550/86/611
AlexanderH45/28D
326-334UOR326-34TLeyland AN68A/1R7705613/24/
31/83/799/
841/88/91/99
AlexanderH45/28D
335-339YBK335-39VLeyland AN68A/1R7805305/847/
6032-33/80
AlexanderH45/28D
340-344YBK340-44VLeyland AN68A/1R7806148/56/
366/71/98
AlexanderH45/28D

No. 325 was new in 1978.
Nos. 320-344 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1980

98-100CPO98-100WLeyland National 2
NL106L11/1R
07207-09LeylandDP40F
345-354CPO345-54WLeyland AN68A/1R7903842/45/
55/930/33/
4000/02/19/
154/57
East LancsH46/27D


Nos. 98-100, 345-354 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1981

115-118ERV115-18WLeyland National 2
NL106AL11/1R
07516-19LeylandB41F

Nos. 115-118 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1982

95GTP95XDennis LancetSD504/103Wadham StringerDP33F
96-97GTP96-97XDennis LancetSD504/104-05Wadham StringerB35F

Nos. 95-97 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1986

101AUS644SLeyland PSU5B/4R7702781DupleC57F

No. 101 ex-Waddell’s Coaches, Lochwinnoch (new 1978); to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet number).


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