Sheffield United Tours Ltd. Fleet List 1935-1974

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

Initial Fleet at the formation of Sheffield United Tours 1/3/1935:

1WE1692Karrier CL435058?B30C
2WE2283Karrier JKL10643Reeve & Kenning?31?
3WX4881Thornycroft BC19347?B26?
4WJ1410Morris Dictator048HEastwood & KenningC30R
5WJ1419Morris Dictator043HEastwood & KenningC32D
6WJ1780Morris Dictator071HEastwood & KenningC32?
7WJ6509Morris Dictator136HCravensC31R
8WJ7116Morris Dictator135HF6CravensC31R
9-11WJ1021-22Morris Viceroy168/7/6YB6CravensC20?
12W403Morris Viceroy084YB6Eastwood & KenningC20?
13-15WJ3991-93Morris Viceroy232/29/8YB6BurlinghamC20F
16-17WJ3998-99Morris Viceroy233-34YB6BurlinghamC20F
18-19WJ3496-97AEC Regal6621178/76BurlinghamC32R
20-22WJ3988-90AEC Regal6621306/3/4BurlinghamC32R
23-24WJ3994-95AEC Regal6621305/177BurlinghamC32R
25-26WJ3996-97AEC Ranger665005-06BurlinghamC26?
27-28AWA335-36AEC Ranger665060/59CravensC26F
29WJ8859Albion SpPV7011508KCravensC31?
30-31WJ9968-69Leyland LT5A4354/53CravensC32R
40FR9649Leyland TS260135?C31?
41FV1131Leyland TS260707?C30?
42WE5055Leyland TS260309?C31?
43WJ4035Leyland TS4290CravensC31R
44-48WJ6501-05Leyland TS42151/50/52/
55/53
CravensC31R
49WJ6508Leyland TS42156CravensC31R
50AWA334Leyland TS64721CravensC32R
51AWA333Leyland TS64720CravensC32R
52WJ9950Leyland LT5A4161CravensC32R
53WE9185Leyland LT251054Eastwood & KenningC31?
54WE9326Leyland LT251055Eastwood & KenningC31?
55WJ6507Leyland LT51905CravensC32R
56-59WJ9962-65Leyland LT5A4162-64/66CravensC32R
60-61WJ9970-71Leyland LT5A4165/4355CravensC32R
62-63AWA331-32Leyland LT5A4296-97CravensC32R
64-65WE8753-54Leyland LTB150913/627BurlinghamC26F
66WJ4039Leyland KP3540?C20F
67WJ9966Dennis Lancet170663CravensC32R
68WJ1545Guy ?OND?9823??20?
69WJ1771Guy ?OND?9837??20?
70WJ4034Commer Centaur46100CravensC20F
71WJ6500Leyland TS42149CravensC31R
80TE5423Leyland PLSC347536LeylandB32F
81-83HE3751-53Leyland PLSC146599-601BrushB30C
84WE660Leyland PLSC346151LeylandB??F
85HE3760Leyland PLSC146680BrushB30C

Nos. 1-31, 40-71, 80-85 ex-Arthur Kitson Ltd., 3/35 (new 1927 (84), 1928 (1-2, 40, 80-83, 85), 1929 (42), 1930 (3, 41, 53-54, 64-65), 1931 (4-6, 9-12, 68-69), 1932 (13-26, 43, 66, 70), 1933 (7, 44-49, 55, 71), 1934 (8, 27-31, 50-52, 56-63, 67)).
Nos. 18-24 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham in 1940.
No. 41 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham c.1938
No. 42 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham c.1938.
No. 43 re-bodied to C32F(?) by Plaxton c.1938.
Nos. 50-51, 62-63 re-bodied to C32F by Duple in 1939.
Withdrawn 1935 (1-3, 9-12, 40, 53-54, 67-69, 80-85), 1936 (5, 13-14, 16, 64-65, 70), 1937 (15, 17), 1938 (4, 6, 66), 1940 (27-28, 71), 1945 (7-8, 31, 45, 48), 1947 (25-26, 30, 46-47, 49, 52, 55, 57, 59), 1948 (43-44), 1949 (18-19, 21-23, 29, 41-42, 56, 58, 60-63), 1950 (20, 24, 50-51).

1935

32-37AWJ232-37AEC Ranger665081-86CravensC26F
38UR3766AEC Reliance660261CravensC29D
39WJ4263Morris Viceroy???
72WJ1254Leyland TS361657SpicerC29D
86-87RR7402-03ADC 416416340/38ShortB32R
88RR7425ADC 416416358ShortB32R
89RR7442ADC 416416373ShortB32R

No. 38 ex-London, Midland & Scottish Railway (No. 50F, new 1929).
Nos. 39, 72 ex-W. Caudle & Co. (new 1932, 1931 respectively).
Nos. 86-89 ex-East Midland MS (Nos. G2-3, G25, G43 respectively, all new 1927).
Withdrawn 1936 (89), 1937 (38, 86-88), 1938 (39, 72), 1940 (35, 37), 1947 (32-34), 1948 (36).

1936

74-75WF401-02Leyland PLSC345599-600LeylandB36R
76-77WF829-30Leyland PLSC345946/48LeylandB36R
90-96BWJ601-07AEC Regal6621845-51BurlinghamC32F
97-98BWJ608-09Leyland KPZ25887/901BurlinghamC24F

Nos. 74-77 ex-East Yorkshire MS (Nos. 26-27, 60-62 respectively, all new 1927).
Nos. 90-93, 96 received the 1940 Burlingham C32F bodies ex-Nos. 18, 22, 21, 23, 19 respectively in 4/50; Nos. 18-19, 21-23, were fitted with the 1936 Burlingham bodies before disposal.
Nos. 94-95 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham in 1947.
Nos. 97-98 later re-seated to C20F; to Ministry of Supply 1941; No. 98 returned 1943, but probably not used.
Withdrawn 1939 (74-75), 1941 (97-98), 1942 (76-77), 1952 (90-93, 96), 1954 (94-95).

1937

73AWA486Albion PK11525001E?FC26R
99-102DWA988-91Leyland KPZ27526-29BurlinghamC26F
103DWA992AEC Regal II862082BurlinghamC32F
104DWA997AEC Regal II862078BurlinghamC32F
105DWA994AEC Regal II862081BurlinghamC32F
106DWA993AEC Regal II862080BurlinghamC32F
107DWA996AEC Regal II862077BurlinghamC35F
108DWA999AEC Regal II862076BurlinghamC32F
109DWA998AEC Regal II862079BurlinghamC35F
110DWA995AEC Regal II862083BurlinghamC35F

No. 73 ex-Atlas Tours, Sheffield (new 1934).
Nos. 103-104, 106-110 rebuilt to Regal I in 1942 with new chassis numbers 06623901, 06623898-99, 06623902-03, 06623897, 06623900 respectively; the bodies from Nos. 104, 106, 108 and 110 were fitted to Nos. 108, 104, 110 and 106 respectively.
Withdrawn 1938 (73), 1940 (105), 1945 (101), 1947 (100), 1949 (99), 1950 (102-104, 106-110).

1938

S111EWE468AEC Regal6622189BurlinghamC32F
112-115EWE469-72Bedford WTB112232/4/6/
43
PlaxtonFC26F

The purpose of the ‘S’ prefix is unknown.
Withdrawn c.1939 (112-115), 1951 (S111).

1939

S80-84FWJ770-74Leyland TS8302612-16DupleC32F
S85-88FWJ775-78Leyland KPZ4201464-67DupleC24F

Nos. S83-85 carried ‘Hancock’s Motor Tours’ fleetnames and lettering.
Withdrawn 1940 (S85, 87), 1949 (S86, 88), 1950 (S80-84).

1946

14-16JX3591-93Albion PW6916411A-CRoeB32F
17VO5602AEC Regal662981BrushB32F
116-119HWJ969-72AEC Regal I06624945/
8/6/7
DupleC32F

Nos. 14-16 ex-Hebble MS (Nos. 130-132, new 1936).
No. 17 ex-East Midland MS (No. L2, new 1931).
Nos. 116-119 did not enter service until 3/47.
Withdrawn 1949 (14-17), 1954 (116-119).

1947

120-129HWJ973-82AEC Regal I06625224-33DupleC32F
130-140HWJ983-93AEC Regal I06625234-44DupleC32F
153-156JWJ531-34Bedford OB50817/5381/
56605/837
DupleC27F

Nos. 121, 125-129 did not enter service until 3/48.
Nos. 136-137, 139-140 did not enter service until 5/48.
Nos. 130-135, 138 did not enter service until 6/49.
Nos. 120-140 later re-seated to C33F.
Withdrawn 1948 (136-137, 139), 1951 (130-135, 153-156), 1954 (120, 122-129, 138-140), 1955 (121).

1948

S141-152JWE634-45AEC Regal I06625493-504WindoverC33F
157-162JWJ535-40Bedford OB57699/8162/
60447/95/
854/ 62802
DupleC27F
179-181KWA719-21AEC Regal III0962197-99WindoverC32F

Nos. 179-181 later re-seated to C33F.
Withdrawn 1951 (157-162), 1953 (S141-152), 1957 (179-181).

1949

112EVO12Bedford WTB16235DupleC25F
114EVO14Bedford WTB15818DupleC25F
163-168KWA703-08AEC Regal III0682013-18WindoverC32F
S169-174KWA709-14AEC Regal III6821A019-24WindoverC32F
175-178KWA715-18AEC Regal III6821A236-39WindoverC32F
182-184KWA722-24AEC Regal III0962200-02WindoverC32F

Nos. 112, 114 ex-East Midland MS (Nos. C12-13, new 1939).
Nos. 163-168, S169-174, 175-178, 182-184 later re-seated to C33F.
Withdrawn 1951 (112, 114), 1955 (165), 1956 (163-164, 166-168, S169-174, 175-178), 1957 (182-184).

1950

185-190LWE885-90AEC Regal III6821A469-74WindoverFC28F
191-196LWE891-96AEC Regal III9621E846-49/
934-35
WindoverFC31F
197MWJ197AEC Regal IV9821E028WindoverC31C

Nos. 185-196 had exposed radiators.
Nos. 185-190 re-seated to FC35F by 1956.
Nos. 192-194, 196 re-seated to FC33F in 1957.
No. 197 exhibited at 1950 Commercial Motor Show; re-seated to C39C by 1956.
Withdrawn 1957 (191-196), 1958 (185-190, 197).

1951

198-208NWB198-08AEC Regal IV9821E271-73/
69/70/487-92
WindoverC37C

Nos. 198-208 re-seated to C39C by 1957.
Withdrawn 1957 (206), 1958 (198-205, 207-208).

1952

77-79GWU855-57Bedford OB66243/8592/
9894
DupleC29F
209-212OWA209-12AEC Regal IV9821S1240-41/
43/42
WindoverC37C
213-214OWA213-14AEC Regal IV9821S1308-09WindoverC30R
215-220OWB215-20AEC Regal IV9821E1428-33WindoverC37C

Nos. 77-79 ex-Mexborough & Swinton (Nos. 77-79; new 1948).
Nos. 213-214 re-seated to C32R in 1956.
Nos. 217-219 re-seated to C39C in 1960.
Withdrawn 1952 (77-79), 1959 (209-216), 1960 (217-220).

1953

101DWE301AEC Regal06622045BurlinghamC32F
102CWA442Leyland TS79213PlaxtonC33F
103DWE573Leyland TS160600BurlinghamC32F
104BWA380Leyland TS41170BurlinghamC31F
105-106AWJ721-22AEC Regal06621646/45BurlinghamC33F
107WJ9414Leyland LT5A4689CravenC32F
108CWA348AEC Regal06621808Abbey LaneC33F
221-224PWB221-24AEC Regal IV9821E1474-77WindoverC37C
225-226PWB225-26AEC Regal IV9821E1478-79WindoverC30C

Nos. 101-108 ex-Abbey Lane Motor Services, Sheffield (Nos. 41, 31, 40, 27, 33, 32, 30, 35 respectively; new 1937, 1936, 1937, 1935, 1935, 1935, 1934, 1936 respectively).
Nos. 225-226 re-seated to C37C in 1960.
Withdrawn 1953 (102-104), 1954 (101, 105-108), 1960 (221, 223, 225-226), 1961 (222, 224).

1954

227-228RWE227-28AEC Regal IV9822E422-23WindoverC30R
229RMB158AEC Regal IV9822E1645PlaxtonC41C
230JBU164AEC Regal IV9822S1646PlaxtonC41C
231-232RWE231-32AEC RelianceMU3RV093-94DupleC41C
233-242SWA233-42AEC RelianceMU3RV095-96/
166-73
DupleC41C

Nos. 227-228 re-seated to C39R in 1960.
Nos. 229-230 ex-Altrincham Coachways (new 1953).
Withdrawn 1961 (227-228), 1962 (229-242).

1955

243-252TWJ243-52AEC RelianceMU3RV481-86/
636-39
DupleC41C
253-254TWJ253-54AEC RelianceMU3RV345-46Bellhouse HartwellC35C

Nos. 253-254 re-seated to C41C in 1960.
Withdrawn 1963 (243-254).

1956

255-256VWE255-56AEC RelianceMU3RV780-81BurlinghamC41C
257-258VWE257-58AEC RelianceMU3RV782-83BurlinghamC39C
259-264VWE259-64AEC RelianceMU3RV784-89BurlinghamC37C
265-266VWE265-66AEC RelianceMU3RV790-91BurlinghamC30C
XWJ985Volkswagen206215VolkswagenM7

No. 265 re-seated to C37C in 1960.
XWJ985 used on feeder services for the Company’s holiday tours.
Withdrawn 1962 (XWJ984), 1964 (255-265), 1965 (266).

1957

267-278YWA267-78AEC RelianceMU3RV1486-97BurlinghamC37C

Withdrawn 1965 (267-278).

1958

J1CEN535Bedford SBG28463DupleC36F
279-2843279-84WBAEC RelianceMU3RV1529-34BurlinghamC41C
285-2903285-90WBAEC RelianceMU3RV1535-38/
1820-21
PlaxtonC36F

No. J1 ex-Pashley, Bradwell (new 1954); this vehicle was acquired in 7/58 but stored until 6/59 when it was added to the coaches acquired from Jeffcock.
No. 284 operated on the Isle of Man 2/59 to 4/62 registered YMN616.
Nos. 285-290 re-seated to C41F by 1966 and fitted with folding doors during 1964-65.
Withdrawn 1961 (J1), 1966 (279-284), 1967 (285-290).

1959

J2RWE561Bedford SB19387YeatesC35F
J3TWE331Bedford SBG34335DupleC36F
J4VWB475Bedford SBG37866BurlinghamC36F
J5WWA994Bedford SBG42842YeatesC41F
J6XWE266Bedford SBG47396YeatesC41F
J75827WBBedford SB358997YeatesC41F
291-2941291-94WEAEC Reliance2MU3RV2117/
240-42
PlaxtonC36F
295-2961295-96WEAEC Reliance2MU3RV2243-44PlaxtonC40F
297-2986297-98WEAEC Reliance2MU3RV2342-43PlaxtonC40F
299-3026299-302WEAEC Reliance2MU3RV2344/
47/46/45
PlaxtonC41F

Nos. 291-298 re-seated to C41F in 1966.
Withdrawn 1961 (J2-J4), 1962 (J5-J7), 1967 (291-296), 1968 (297-299), 1971 (300-302).

1960

W8312DTEBedford SB359578DupleC41F
W9UYG252Bedford SB360773PlaxtonC41F
303-3096303-09WJAEC Reliance2MU3RA2825-31PlaxtonC40F
3106310WJAEC Reliance2MU3RA2832PlaxtonC36F
3116311WJAEC Reliance2MU3RA2833PlaxtonC40F
3126312WJAEC Reliance2MU3RA2834PlaxtonC36F
3133313WFord 570E510E45502PlaxtonC41F
3143314WFord 570E510E41788BurlinghamC41F
3181318WAAEC Reliance2MU3RA2995PlaxtonC36F
9380WMorris J2BM64723MorrisM11

Nos. W8, W9 ex-Whiteley, Sheffield 11/60 (both new 1958).
No. 309 operated on the Isle of Man 5/62 to 4/66 registered 5380MN.
Nos. 310, 312 re-seated to C40F in 1966.
No. 318 exhibited at 1960 Commercial Motor Show; re-seated to C41F in 1968.
Withdrawn 1962 (W8-W9), 1964 (9380W), 1966 (304), 1967 (313-314), 1969 (303, 305-309), 1971 (310-312, 318).

1961

J3151315WAFord 570E510E55945PlaxtonC40F
316-3171316-17WAFord 570E510E56030-31PlaxtonC40F
319-3251319-25WAAEC Reliance2MU3RA3502-08PlaxtonC36F
326136AWJAEC Reliance4MU3RA3860PlaxtonC44F

No. J315 was delivered in Jeffcock livery; the ‘J’ prefix was dropped later.
Nos. 321-325 re-seated to C41F between 1966 and 1971.
No. 321 operated on the Isle of Man from 4/66 to 1/71 registered 69FMN.
Withdrawn 1967 (315-317), 1968 (324), 1972 (319-320), 1973 (321-323, 325-326).

1962

327-329327-39BWBAEC Reliance2U3RA4020-22PlaxtonC44F
330330BWBAEC Reliance2U3RA4023PlaxtonC36F
331-332331-32BWBAEC Reliance2U3RA4024-25PlaxtonC44F
333333BWBLeyland PSU3/3R620163PlaxtonC44F
334-335334-35BWBFord 570E510E78208/11PlaxtonC41F
336336DWJAEC Reliance2U3RA4548PlaxtonC40F
345CWBFord 402E400E80179?M11

Nos. 329-330, 333 re-seated to C45F in 1966.
No. 336 exhibited at 1962 Commercial Motor Show; later re-seated to C44F.
Withdrawn 1968 (334-335), 1971 (345CWB), 1972 (327, 329-330). 1973, (328, 331-333, 336).

1963

337-341337-41EWJAEC Reliance2U3RA4665-69PlaxtonC44F
342-345342-45EWJAEC Reliance2U3RA4670-73PlaxtonC48F
XWA782Bedford SBG46537DupleC41F
4886-87WABedford SB185263/161BurlinghamC41F

XWA782, 4886-4887WA ex-Fantom, Sheffield (new 1956, 1961 respectively).
Withdrawn 1963 (XWA782), 1967 (4886-4887WA), 1973 (337-345).

1964

346-355AWA346-55BAEC Reliance2U3RA5082-91PlaxtonC44F
AWE131BFordL51C36529P?M11

Nos. 346-355 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.
Withdrawn 1967 (AWE131B).

1965

356-363EWJ356-63CAEC Reliance2U3RA5756-63PlaxtonC45F
364-365EWJ364-65CAEC Reliance2U3RA5764-65PlaxtonC49F

Nos. 356-365 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1966

366-369KWE366-69DAEC Reliance2U3RA6265-68PlaxtonC44F
370-371KWE370-71DAEC Reliance2U3RA6269-70PlaxtonC49F
372KWE372DAEC Reliance2U3RA6271PlaxtonC45F
373-374KWE373-74DAEC Reliance2U3RA6272-73PlaxtonC49F
375KWE375DAEC Reliance2U3RA6274PlaxtonC45F
376MWA376DAEC Reliance2U3RA6651PlaxtonC45F

No. 376 was exhibited at the 1966 Commercial Motor Show (as C28F).
Nos. 366-376 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1967

377-381OWA377-81EAEC Reliance2U3RA6652-56PlaxtonC45F
382-385OWA382-85EAEC Reliance2U3RA6657-60PlaxtonC49F
PWJ937EFord TransitBC05GC29517Martin WalterM15

Nos. 377-385 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.
Withdrawn 1973 (PWJ937E).

1968

386-391SWJ386-91FAEC Reliance6U3ZR6937-42PlaxtonC45F
392-395SWJ392-95FAEC Reliance6U3ZR6943-46PlaxtonC49F

Nos. 386-395 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1969

396-399XWJ396-99GAEC Reliance6U3ZR7185/
87/86/88
PlaxtonC53F
400-403XWJ400-03GAEC Reliance6MU3R7189-92PlaxtonC41F

Nos. 396-403 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1970

404-407DWA404-07HAEC Reliance6U3ZR7384-87PlaxtonC49F
408-409DWA408-09HAEC Reliance6MU3R7222-23PlaxtonC43F
957-59EWBBedford SB590894/956-57PlaxtonC41F
449JWABedford SB593665PlaxtonC41F
EWJ668-69CBedford SB596586/708PlaxtonC41F
KWE520DBedford VAM56827112PlaxtonC45F

957-959EWB, 449JWA, EWJ668-669C, KWE520D ex-Hirst & Sweeting, Sheffield (new 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966 respectively); this company was actually acquired in 1967 but vehicles not licensed to SUT until 3/70.
No. 405 was team coach for Sheffield Wednesday FC and was liveried in blue and white.
No. 409 operated on the Isle of Man from 4/71 to 9/72 registered 96XMN.
Nos. 404-409 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.
Withdrawn 1972 (957-959EWB, 449JWA, EWJ668-669C), 1973 (KWE520D).

1971

410-411HWB410-11JAEC Reliance6MU3R7565-66PlaxtonC43F
412-416HWB412-16JAEC Reliance6MU3ZR7567-71PlaxtonC53F

Nos. 410-416 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1972

417-418NWB417-18KAEC Reliance6U3ZR7939-40PlaxtonC49F
419NWB419KAEC Reliance6U3ZR7941PlaxtonC45F
420-424NWB420-24KAEC Reliance6U3ZR7942-46PlaxtonC49F

Nos. 417-424 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1973

425-431TWJ425-31LAEC Reliance6U3ZR24023/
42/57/69/
83/94/96
DupleC49F
432-434TWJ432-34LAEC Reliance6U3ZR24112/
26/67
DupleC49F
WWB215LFord TransitBD05NM62700DormobileM12

Nos. 425-434, WWB215L to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.


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