Silver Star Motor Services Ltd. Bus Fleet List 1923-1963

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1923

HR9447Ford T?PittCh14

Withdrawn by 1927 (HR9447).

1924

B9396Crossley??B??
BY6412Crossley?PittCh??

Withdrawn unknown (B9396, BY6412).

1926

MR8049Albion Viking?London LorriesC28D

Withdrawn by 1931 (MR8049).

1927

ML1862Albion Viking??Ch28
X2500Rolls Royce?WrayC20D

X2500 was converted to six-wheel by Silver Star.
Withdrawn by 1931 (ML1862).

1928

XY8727Rolls Royce?WrayC20D

XY8727 was converted to six-wheel by Silver Star.
Withdrawn unknown (XY8727).

1929

MW4774Leyland TS???B32R
MW5885Leyland??B32?

Withdrawn unknown (MW4774, MW5885).

1931

MW8981AEC Regal??B32R
MW8982Leyland TS1??B32?

MW8981 became No. 13 in 1938.
MW8982 became No. 9 in 1938; re-bodied by Duple in 1939.
Withdrawn unknown (MW8981, MW8982).

1934

WV5823Leyland LT5A?BurlinghamC??R

Withdrawn unknown (WV5823).

1935

TR2460Leyland Lioness LSC145146Southampton CTB26F

TR2460 ex-Southampton Corporation (No. 14, new 1926).
Withdrawn 1938 (TR2460).

1936

AAM756Leyland TS7?BurlinghamC??F

AAM756 requisitioned by War Department in 1939; returned and numbered 23 in 1945; rebuilt to FC33F by Heaver in 1952.
Withdrawn 1960 (AAM756).

1938

10TR5945Leyland PLSC347604LeylandB35F

No. 10 ex-Hants & Dorset (No. 36, new 1928); later converted for use as a lorry (probably from c. 1945) until at lest 1952.
Withdrawn c.1945 (10).

1939

14HD4158Leyland TD171389LeylandL51R
15HD4155Leyland TD171386LeylandL51R
16HD4153Leyland TD171384LeylandL51R
17HD4157Leyland TD171388LeylandL51R
18HD4156Leyland TD171387LeylandL51R
20HD4154Leyland TD171385LeylandL51R

Nos. 14-18, 20 ex-Yorkshire Woollen District (Nos. 174, 171, 169, 173, 172, 170 respectively, new 1931).
Nos. 15-16 re-bodied by Strachan to L53R in 1949.
Withdrawn 1949-50 (14, 17, 18, 20), 1957 (15), 1958 (16).

1940

12UF5076Tilling-Stevens B10A26523HarringtonB31R
19UF4659Tilling-Stevens B10A26414ShortB31R

Nos. 12, 19 ex-Wilts & Dorset MS (Nos. 14 and 6 respectively, new 1929 to Southdown MS, Nos. 676 and 659 respectively).
Withdrawn by 1949 (19), 1952 (12 [after use as staff canteen from c.1949]).

1945

21BMX331Leyland TS76170DupleC33F

No. 21 ex-Beach, Staines, (new 1935); rebuilt by Heaver to FC33F in 1953.
Withdrawn 1960 (21).

1947

22EAM776Leyland PD1462511LeylandL27/26R
24EMW703Leyland PS1/1461186DupleC33F

Withdrawn 1962 (22), unknown (24).

1949

17ABN622Leyland TD5c301740MasseyH28/26R
19COX966Leyland TD4c12622LeylandH28/24R
25COX968Leyland TD4c12624LeylandH28/24R

No. 17 ex-Bolton Corporation (No. 174, new 1939), although withdrawn from passenger service in 1956 this vehicle was re-numbered 47 and converted for route survey/tree-cutting duties and was still in use at least until 10/62.
Nos. 19, 25 ex-Birmingham Corporation (Nos. 966, 968 respectively, new 1937). Later re-seated to H55R.
Withdrawn 1956 (17), 1959 (19, 25).

1951

18GWV360Leyland PD2/1504785LeylandH30/26R

Platform doors were fitted in 1954.
No. 18 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1953

13HWV793Leyland PSU1/15521660LeylandC41C
14JMR736Leyland PSU1/15530365LeylandC41C

No. 13 re-bodied to C41C by Harrington in 1956 after accident and re-numbered 28.
No. 14 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.
No. 13[28] to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, re-numbered 904.

1955

11-12KMW643-644Leyland PSUC1/2542917-18HarringtonC41C
20LMW483Leyland PSUC1/2545133BurlinghamC41C

Nos. 11-12, 20 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1956

10MMR552Leyland PSUC1/2552502HarringtonC41C
17GKL763Leyland TD7305816WeymannH28/26RD
26MMR553Leyland PSUC1/2553503HarringtonC41C
27NMW340Commer
Contender IV
T48B6026HarringtonC41C

No. 17 ex-Maidstone & District (No. DH5, new 1940); fitted with platform doors before entering service.
Nos. 10, 26-27 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.
Withdrawn 1959 (17).

1957

29-30OHR280-281Leyland PSU1/2565741/43HarringtonC41C
31PHR829Leyland PSUC1/2576210HarringtonDP41F

Nos. 29-30 rebuilt to C41F by Locomotors of Andover in 1962.
Nos. 29-31 to Wilts & Dorset MS 6/63, re-numbered 905-906, 901 respectively.

1958

32PMW386Leyland PSUC1/2577035HarringtonDP41F
33RAM620Leyland PSUC1/2577446HarringtonDP41F
34SAM47Leyland PSUC1/2585592HarringtonC41F

Nos. 32-34 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, re-numbered 902-903, 907 respectively.

1959

35TMW853Leyland PDR1/1590502WeymannL39/34F
36KGU263Leyland 7RT493260Park RoyalH30/26R
37VAM944Leyland PDR1/1592958WeymannL39/34F

No. 36 ex-London Transport (No. RTL305, new 1949).
No. 35-37 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1960

38WAM441Leyland L1600863HarringtonC41F
39WWV564Leyland L1601835HarringtonC41F

Nos. 38-39 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, re-numbered 908-909 respectively.

1961

40XMW706Leyland PDR1/1610237WeymannCL33/28F
41367BAATrojan1509849TrojanC13F

Nos. 40-41 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1962

421013MWLeyland PDR1/1612176WeymannL39/34F

No. 42 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.


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