Scout Motor Services Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1919-1968

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1919

Leyland?Preston Bodybuilding Co.Ch??
Leyland?Preston Bodybuilding Co.Ch??

These were the original two lorries (ex-army) fitted with interchangeable lorry-charabanc bodies.
Withdrawn 1920.

1920

CK3113Daimler CK2962BuckinghamCh24
CK3273Daimler CK3337BuckinghamCh24
CK3301Daimler CK3695BuckinghamCh24

CK3113 ex-Ainsworth, Preston (new 1919).
Withdrawn by 1929 (CK3113, CK3273, CK3301).

1921

CK3420Daimler CK3710BuckinghamCh24
FR1925Leyland??Ch30

CK3420 rebodied by Buckingham to B24F in 1924.
FR1925 ex-Lucas, Blackpool (new 1920).
Withdrawn 1923 (FR1925), 1929 (CK3420)

1922

CK3390Daimler CK3631BuckinghamCh28

CK3390 ex-Kellet, Preston (new 1920).
Rebodied by Buckingham to C26F in 1926.
Withdrawn 1929

1923

FR2992Leyland??Ch33 (?)
FR4281Leyland??Ch33 (?)

FR2992 and FR4281 ex-Smith, Blackpool (new 1921).
Withdrawn 1931 (FR2992, 4281).

1924

CK3578Leyland20192BuckinghamCh28

Also thought to have been purchased in 1924 was a Guy but no details exist.
Withdrawn 1928 (CK3578).

1928

CK4031Leyland PLSC46638LeylandB32R
1CK4032Leyland PLC46639BurlinghamC28?
2CK4040Leyland PLC46640BurlinghamC28?

Withdrawn 1929 (Nos. 1/2), 1933 (CK4031)

1929

3CK4147Leyland TS2?LeylandC32F
4CK4146Leyland TS2?LeylandC32F

Withdrawn 1932 (3, 4).

1930

5-6CK4336-7Leyland TS260910/11SpicerC29D
7-8CK4348-9Leyland TS260914/15SpicerC29D
9-10CK4255/59Leyland TS260913/12SpicerC29D
11-16See footnote
17CK4380Leyland LT251169LeylandB30F
18CK4381Leyland LT251170LeylandB30F
19CK4383Leyland LT251171LeylandB30F

Note: Nos. 11-16 are thought to have come from Smith of Blackpool, but no details have been traced except FR8950 (fleet number unknown) a 1928 Leyland PLC1 with Burlingham C26? body, withdrawn later in 1930.
Withdrawn 1931 (9, 17-18) 1932 (5, 7, 8, 10), by 1932 (6, 19).

1931

20-21CK4384-5Leyland LT251172/73SpicerB32R
22CK4386Leyland TD171496LeylandL27/24R
23-24CK4568-9Leyland TD171964/65LeylandL27/24R
25CK4593Leyland TS261841LeylandB32?
26CK4575Leyland TS261663LeylandC29F
27-30CK4571-4Leyland TS261658/60-62LeylandC29F
28-29CK4603-4Leyland TD172191/92LeylandL24/24R
CK4594-5Leyland TS261842/40LeylandC28R
CK4612Leyland KP3160BurlinghamC20F

Nos. 28-29 (CK4603-4) re-seated to L27/24R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1931(20, 26, 27-30 (CK4571-74)), 1932(21), 1933(25,CK4594-5), 1934(CK4612), 1946(22,28), 1947(23,29), 1950(24).

1932

30CK4654Leyland TD21544LeylandL27/24R
31-32CK4655-6Leyland TS41804/05LeylandC24R
CK4667-8Leyland TS41727/28LeylandC24R

Nos. 31-32 later re-seated to B30R.
Withdrawn 1937 (31,32), 1939 (CK4667-8), 1948 (30)

1934

1CK4899Leyland TS64008BurlinghamC30R
2CK4898Leyland TS64007BurlinghamC30R
3-4CK4900-1Leyland LT5A4003/04BurlinghamC30R
5CK4904Leyland SKP4009WeymannC26F
6-7CK4902-3Leyland LT5A4005/06WeymannC30R
25TF9462Leyland TD21661LeylandL27/24R

Nos. 1/2 were renumbered 17/18 in 1945 and rebodied by Northern Counties to L27/24R, No.3 was rebodied by Duple to C33F and renumbered 44, in 1946.
No. 25 ex-Leyland demonstrator (new 1932).
Withdrawn 1940 (4,6,7), 1946 (5), 1948 (3[44]), 1949 (1,2[17,18]), unknown (25).

1935

26RN7576Leyland TD46637LeylandL27/26R
RN7577Leyland TS76638BurlinghamC31R

No. 26 re-bodied by Duple to C33F after 1945.
RN7577 re-seated to C28R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1948 (26, RN7577).

1936

RN7908-9Leyland TS7?BurlinghamC28R

Withdrawn 1946 (RN7908-9).

1937

27RN8038Leyland TD412625LeylandL27/26RD
RN8138Leyland TS713494DupleC28F

Withdrawn 1947 (RN8138), 1949 (27).

1938

RN8537Leyland TS8?BurlinghamC31F

Withdrawn 1947 (RN8537).

1939

RN8857-8Leyland LT8302662/63DupleC35F
RN8859-60Leyland TS8302234/35DupleC28F

Withdrawn 1947 (RN8857-60).

1941

21ACK529Leyland TD7307637LeylandL27/26R

Withdrawn 1951? (21).

1943

20ACK740Guy Arab IIFD26072DupleL27/28R

No. 20 re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1952 (20).

1944

19ACK790Daimler CWA611594DupleL27/28R

No. 19 re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1951 (19).

1946

28-9ARN950-1Leyland PD1461642/58LeylandL27/26R
40ARN889Leyland PS1461038DupleC33F

Withdrawn 1951 (40), 1959 (28-9).

1947

1-6BRN151-6Leyland PD1471700/
699/701/698/
794-95
LeylandL27/26R
31-4BCK328-32Bedford OB41532/2461/
43502/4026
DupleC26F
35BCK535Bedford OB45571DupleC26F
36-7BCK551-2Bedford OB44415/
47950
DupleC26F
38-9BCK799-800Bedford OB50931/30DupleC29F
41BCK753Daimler CVD613240DupleC33F
BCK982Bedford OB46336SMTC29F
BRN62Bedford OB49886SMTC29F
BRN61Bedford OB54552DupleC29F
BRN63Leyland PS1470638DupleC33F
BRN175-6Leyland PS1462841/
470490
DupleC33F
BRN361-2Bedford OB56636/
57592
SMTC29F
BRN425Leyland PS1462151DupleC33F
BRN474-5Leyland PS1461152/
472272
DupleC31F
BRN690Leyland PS1472697Bellhouse
-Hartwell
C33F

Withdrawn 1948 (31-37,41), 1949(?) (BCK982, BRN61-2, 38-9), 1950 (BRN63, BRN361-2), 1951 (BRN175-6, BRN425, BRN474-5), others unknown.

1948

BRN494-5Bedford OB58691/
60069
SMTC29F
BRN497-500Bedford OB64783/7437/
7370/8264
DupleC29F
BRN686-9Leyland PS1473324/23/
2999/3321
DupleC33F
BRN691Leyland PS1481417DupleC33F
BRN791Bedford OB69804DupleC29F
CCK30-32Bedford OB77170/
9407/81994
DupleC29F
CCK589-91Bedford OB86023/8789/
93043
DupleC29F

Withdrawn 1949 (BRN494-5, BRN497-500), 1950 (BRN791, CCK30-32, CCK589-91), others unknown.

1949

7CRN244Leyland PD2/3492065LeylandL27/26R
BRN864-66Leyland PS1491348-50BurlinghamC33F
CCK927Bedford OB96984DupleC29F
CRN158-59Bedford OB101599/
2079
DupleC29F
AFR564Leyland TS815198DupleC33F
CRN417Bedford OB108095DupleC29F

AFR564 acquired second-hand and re-bodied.
No.7 re-numbered S7 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1951 (CCK927, CRN158-59, CRN417), 1952 (BRN864-66), 1954 (AFR564), 1963 (7 as [S7].

1950

8-9DRN364-65Leyland PD2/3504648/862LeylandL27/26R
CRN501-6Bedford OB112527/35/
929/866/
3637/955
DupleC29F

Nos. 8-9 re-numbered S8-9 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1954 (CRN501-6), unknown (8-9 [S8-9]).

1951

10DRN366Leyland PD2/1501207LeylandL27/26R
DRN355/357Leyland PSU1/11500148/
5636
DupleC41F
DRN356Leyland PSU1/15505540DupleC41F
DRN358-62Leyland PSU1/15502691/706/
07/505759/
794
DupleC41C
DRN363Leyland PSU1/15510261Bellhouse-
Hartwell
C41C
DRN367Bedford SB1298DupleC33F
DRN926-30Leyland PSU1/15510056/54/
163/502383/
553
Bellhouse-
Hartwell
C41C
ECK315-16Bedford SB2548/2641DupleC33F

No.10, DRN355, DRN359, DRN361 re-numbered S10, S31, S32, S33 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1954 (DRN367, ECK315-16), 1956 (DRN363, DRN926-30) 1959/60 (DRN356-57, DRN358/60/62), others unknown.

1952

ECK871-76Leyland PSU1/15511263/64/
230/39/
1069/5068
DupleC41C

ECK871-73, 75/76  re-numbered S34-38 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn by 1961 (ECK874 [S37]), unknown (remainder).

1953

19BCK100Leyland PD1462240LeylandL27/26R
FCK567-69Leyland PSU1/15530070-71/
69
DupleC41C

No. 19 ex-Viking, Preston (new 1946)
No. 19, FCK567-569 re-numbered S19, S39-41 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn unknown (19 [S19], FCK567-569[S39-41]).

1954

20STC887Leyland PD2/20532472LeylandH30/26RD
FRN980-85Leyland PSUC1/2534822/
5288-89/
542604/
534/605
DupleC37C

No. 20, FRN980-985 re-numbered S20, S42-47 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1968 (20 [S20]), unknown (FRN980-985[S42-47]).

1956

JCK686-88Leyland PSUC1/2555879/
903/874
DupleC41C
JCK691Leyland PSUC1/2555904DupleC41C

JCK686-86/91 re-numbered S48-51 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1966 (JCK686-88, JCK691[S48-51]).

1957

KRN192-93Leyland PSUC1/2575461/62DupleC41F

KRN192-93 re-numbered S52-53 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1966 (KRN192-193[S52-53]).

1958

21-22LRN62-63Leyland PD3/3571935/41BurlinghamH41/31F

LRN62-62 re-numbered S21-22 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Nos. 21-22[S21-22] absorbed into Ribble fleet as Nos. 1974-1975 in 10.68.

1959

23-25MCK369-71Leyland PD3/1580379-81BurlinghamH41/31F

Nos. 23-25 re-numbered S23-25 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61. 
Nos. 23-25[S23-25] absorbed into Ribble fleet as Nos. 1976-1978 in 10.68.

1960

1OCK500Leyland PDR1/1591147MCCWH44/33F
NRN166-169Leyland PSUC1/2596127/248/
339/40
DupleC41F

No. 1, NRN166-169 re-numbered S1, S54-57 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Nos. 1[S1] absorbed into Ribble fleet as No. 1969 in 10.68.
NRN166-169[S54-57] transferred to Ribble fleet as Nos. 1069-1072 in 1968.

1961

2398JTBLeyland PDR1/1582862MCCWH44/34F
3-5PRN143-145Leyland PDR1/1610599-601MCCWH44/33F
58-62PRN146-150Leyland L2602424/818
611074-76
DupleC38F

No. 2 ex-Leyland demonstrator (new 1959).
Nos. 2, 3-5, 58-62 re-numbered S2, S3-5, S58-62 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
No. 2[S2] absorbed into Ribble fleet as No. 1970 in 10.68. 
Nos. 58-61[S58-62] absorbed into Ribble fleet as Nos. 1073-1077 in 10.68.

From 5.12.1961 Scout was operated as a subsidiary of Ribble and given fleet numbers prefixed with an ‘S’.

1963

S13/14CCK611/12Leyland PD2/3484775/
894
LeylandH30/26R
S15CCK622Leyland PD2/3485105LeylandH30/26R
S16/17CCK630/32Leyland PD2/3485107/
145
LeylandH30/26R
S18CCK823Leyland PD3483962LeylandH30/26R
S63-65TCK63-65Leyland PSU3/3?HarringtonC49F
S66-69NRN611-14Leyland PDR1/1592628-30/
44
WeymannCH34/16F
S70DRN705Leyland PSU1/15510541LeylandC41C
S71/72DRN717/18Leyland PSU1/15510878/79LeylandC41C
S73DRN731Leyland PSU1/15511212LeylandC41C
S739-742TRN739-42Leyland PSU3/3L02886/447
L03139/40
PlaxtonC49F
S903FCK403Leyland PSU1/15530655LeylandC41C

Nos. S13-14 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 2623-2624, new 1948).
No. S15 ex-Ribble MS (No. 2634, new 1948).
Nos. S16-18 ex Ribble MS (Nos. 2642, 2644, 2651, new 1948 and 1949 [2651]).
Nos. S66, S69 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 1262, 1265, new 1960).
Nos. S70-73 ex Ribble MS (Nos. 783, 795, 796, 809, new 1951).
No. S903 ex-Ribble MS (No. 903, new 1953); transferred back to Ribble MS as No. 903 in 1965.
Nos. S16-18 transferred to Ribble MS as Nos. 2778, 2779 in 1964.
Nos. S63-69, S739-742 absorbed into Standerwick fleet as Nos. 1-3, 12, 14-15, 49, 61-64 respectively in 10.68.
Withdrawn 1964 (S70-73), 1965 (S13-15, S17).

1965

S804-7ARN804-7CLeyland PSU3/3L24155/
57-56/205
PlaxtonC49F
S1396HRN36Leyland PD2/13550804MCCWH33/28RD
S1446-47JCK521-22Leyland PD2/12552337/208BurlinghamH33/28RD
S1456JCK531Leyland PD2/12552378BurlinghamH33/28RD

No. S1396 ex-Ribble MS (No. 1396, new 1955).
Nos. S1446-1447 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 1446-47, new 1956).
No. s1456 ex-Ribble MS (No. 1456, new 1956).
Absorbed into Standerwick (S804-7 as Nos. 74-77) and Ribble (S1396, S1446-7, S1456 as Nos. 1396, 1446-47) fleets in 10.68.

1966

S850-853CRN850-53DLeyland PSU3/4L60310/31/
69-70
PlaxtonC44F
S946GCK281Leyland PSUC1/2542951BurlinghamC41F
S961JRN27Leyland PSUC1/2564003BurlinghamC41F

Nos. S850-853 absorbed into Standerwick fleet as Nos. 86-89 in 10.68.
Withdrawn 1967 (S946, S961).

1967

S886-87ECK886-87ELeyland PSU3/4RL65237/
700038
PlaxtonC49F
S888-89ECK888-89ELeyland PSU3/4R700014/36PlaxtonC44F

Absorbed into Standerwick (S889 as No. 100) and Ribble (S886-88 as Nos. 886-888) fleets in 10.68.

1968

S942-45FCK942-45FLeyland PSU3/4800003/
703850/636/
800002
PlaxtonC49F

Nos. S942-45 absorbed into Standerwick fleet  as Nos. 109-112 in 10.68


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