Southend Corporation Transport Trolleybus Fleet List 1925-1954

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1927

1HJ5065RaillessShortB29C
2HJ5389RaillessShortB29C

Nos. 1-2 had been on hire since 1925; re-numbered 101-102 in 1927.
Withdrawn 1933 (1-2[101-102]).

1928

103NW9583AEC 603TU78Strachan & BrownB30F

No. 3 ex-ADC demonstrator (new 1925).
Withdrawn 1937 (103).

1929

104HJ7363Garrett OS387GarrettH27/28RO
105-109HJ8925-8929Garrett OS414-18GarrettH32/28R

No. 104 ex-Garrett demonstrator (new 1927).
Withdrawn 1939 (104-109).

1930

110-111JN60-61English ElectricEnglish ElectricH33/26D

Nos. 110-111 rebuilt to H30/26R in 1937.
Withdrawn 1939 (110-111).

1932

112-115JN2112-2115AEC 661T661T003-06English ElectricL24/24R
116JN2086AEC 663T663T001English ElectricH31/24D

Nos. 112-115 had dummy radiators; Nos. 113-114 rebuilt without them in 1948.
No. 116 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1930); originally with half-cab bodywork, dummy radiator and twin staircases, it was later rebuilt to full front, the forward staircase removed and the front entrance removed.
Withdrawn 1950 (112, 115-116), 1954 (113-114).

1933

117-121JN2817-2821AEC 661T661T008-12English ElectricL24/24R

Nos. 117-121 had dummy radiators fitted; Nos. 117-118 rebuilt by Beale in 1945; Nos. 119-121 had front ends rebuilt without dummy radiators in 1945.
Withdrawn 1950 (117-118), 1954 (119-121).

1934

122JN3822GlosterTDD2001GlosterH29/25C

No. 122 originally on hire from Gloucester Railway Carriage and Waggon Co. Ltd., from November 1933.
Withdrawn 1950 (122).

1935

123JN4373AEC Q761T003English ElectricL30/26F

No. 123 originally on hire from AEC Ltd., from 1934; rebuilt by Dawes in 1943, and again by Beale in 1945.
Withdrawn 1949 (123).

1939

124-129BHJ194-199AEC 661T661T337-42StrachanH30/26R

Withdrawn 1954 (124-129).

1945

130BHJ827Sunbeam W50195BrushH30/26R
131-132BHJ828-829Sunbeam W50193-94Park RoyalH30/26R

Withdrawn 1953 (130-132).

1946

133-138BHJ898-903Sunbeam W50230-35Park RoyalH30/26R
139-143VN9434-9438Leyland TB310774-75/78/
77/76
MasseyB32R

Nos. 139-143 ex-Teesside Railless Traction Board (Nos. 9-13 respectively, new 1936).
Withdrawn 1952 (139-143), 1953 (133-138).

1950

144-149BDA364-369Sunbeam MF213069-74Park RoyalH29/25R
150BJW171Sunbeam MF213076Park RoyalH29/25R
151BJW173Sunbeam MF213078Park RoyalH29/25R
152BJW175Sunbeam MF213080Park RoyalH29/25R

Nos. 144-152 ex-Wolverhampton Corporation (Nos. 264-269, 271, 273, 275 respectively, new 1937 (264-269) or 1938).
Withdrawn 1953 (144, 148, 151), 1954 (145-147, 149, 150, 152).


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