St. Helens Corporation Transport Bus Fleet List 1923-1974

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Fleet No.Reg. No.ChassisChassis No.BodySeating

1923

2DJ1810Guy BABA2132GuyB20F
3DJ1830Guy BABA2133GuyB20F

Nos. 2-3 re-numbered 51-52 respectively in 1929; No.51 re-numbered again to 58 in 1934. Withdrawn 1934 (2[58], 3[52]).

1924

1DJ1871Bristol 2-ton0108BristolB24F
4DJ2036Guy BABA2197GuyB20F
5DJ2063Guy BBBB1437Strachan and BrownB32R

Nos. 1,4-5 re-numbered 50,53-54 respectively in 1929; No. 4[53] re-numbered again to 56 in 1934; No. 4[53] re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B20F in 1930; No. 5[54] re-seated to B29R in 1932.
Withdrawn 1933 (1[50], 5[54]), 1934 (4[56]).

1925

6DJ2289Guy BBBB1693GuyB32D
7DJ2575Guy BBBB1817GuyB32D

Nos. 6-7 re-numbered 55-56 respectively in 1929; No. 7[56] re-seated to B30D in 1932.
Withdrawn 1933 (6-7[55-56]).

1926

8DJ2784Guy BBBB22003GuyB32D
9DJ2821Guy BBBB22075GuyB32D

Nos. 8-9 re-numbered 57-58 respectively in 1929; No. 8[57] re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B32F in 1931, re-seated to B30F 1932; No. 9[58] re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B32F in 1929, re-seated to B30F in 1932.
Withdrawn 1933 (9[58]), 1934 (8[57]).

1927

10DJ539Daimler Y5965MasseyB30F
11DJ384Daimler B2704MasseyB26R
12DJ1437Daimler CK3947NCMEB28R
13DJ575Daimler Y3462?B28F
14B8841Leyland N?10338HoraB32R
15DJ2372Leyland C735185NCMEB32F
16DJ2579Leyland C735513LeylandB30F
17DJ411GarnerB151?B20F

Nos. 10-17 ex-St. Helens and District Motor Services (Nos. 3, 1, 6, 15, 21, 54, 57, 20 respectively, new 1916, 1914, 1921, 1916, ?, 1925, 1926, 1915 respectively).
No.13 re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B26F in 1927.
No.17 re-numbered 20 in 1928.
Nos. 10-16 renumbered 67, 69, 68, 59, 60, 61, 62 respectively in 1929; No. 10[67] re-seated to B28F in 1929; No. 12[68] received the body from withdrawn No. 11[69] in 1931, re-seated to B24R in 1932.
No. 15[61] re-seated to B26F in 1932; re-numbered 58 in 1934.
No. 16[62] re-seated to B28F 1932; re-numbered 59 in 1934.
Withdrawn 1928 (17[20]), 1929 (11[69]), 1931 (10[67], 13[59] ,14[60]), 1934 (12[68], 15[58], 16[59]).

1928

17-18DJ3648-49Bristol BB283-84BristolB32F
19-20DJ3650-51Leyland PLSC347212/11RansomesB32F

Nos.17-20 re-numbered 63-66 respectively in 1929; re-numbered again to 83-86 in 1937.
Withdrawn 1937 (17-18[83-84]), 1938 (19-20[85-86]).

1931

69-70DJ4834-35Leyland TD171786-87LeylandL24/24R
71-72DJ5042-43Leyland TD171911-12LeylandL24/24R

Nos. 69-72 re-numbered 89-92 in 1939.
Withdrawn 1940 (69-70[89-90]), 1948 (71-72[91-92]).

1932

59-60DJ5405-06Crossley Condor90877-78CrossleyL24/24R
67DJ5407Crossley Condor90879CrossleyL24/24R

Nos. 59-60,67 re-numbered 73-75 respectively in 1934.
Withdrawn 1941 (67[75]), 1947 (59-60[73-74]).

1933

73EK4994Bristol BB159NCMEB32F
74EK4996Bristol BB166NCMEB32F
75EK6001Bristol BB197NCMEB32F
76-78DJ5684-86Leyland TD22867-69LeylandL24/24R

Nos. 73-75 ex-Wigan Corporation (Nos. 21, 23, 30, new 1927); re-numbered 60-62 in 1934; No. 75[62] re-numbered again to 82 in 1937.
Withdrawn 1935 (73-74[60-61]), 1937 (75[82]), 1947 (76-78).

1934

51DJ6056Leyland TS6c4423English ElectricB32F
52DJ6059Leyland TS6c4426English ElectricB32F
53DJ6058Leyland TS6c4425English ElectricB32F
54DJ6060Leyland TS6c4427English ElectricB32F
55DJ6057Leyland TS6c4424English ElectricB32F

Nos. 51-55 renumbered 255, 258, 257, 259, 256 respectively in 1948; Nos. 256-257 re-bodied by Roe to B36R in 1949.
Withdrawn 1950 (51[255], 52[258]), 1951 (54[259]), 1954 (53[257], 55[256]).

1935

56DJ6336Leyland TS6c5366English ElectricB32F
57DJ6338Leyland TS6c5364English ElectricB32F
58DJ6337Leyland TS6c5367English ElectricB32F
59DJ6339Leyland TS6c5365English ElectricB32F
60-61DJ6578-79Leyland TS6c7197-98LeylandB32F
67-68DJ6580-81Leyland TS6c7199-200LeylandB32F

Nos. 56-58 re-numbered 260, 262, 261 respectively in 1948; No. 56[260] re-bodied by Roe to B36R in 1949.
No. 59 re-bodied by East Lancs to L27/26R in 1946 and re-numbered 90; re-numbered 51 in 1954.
Nos. 60-61 re-numbered 251-252 respectively in 1948; No. 60[251] re-bodied by Roe to B33D in 1950.
Nos. 67-68 re-numbered 253-254 respectively in 1948; re-bodied by Roe to B33D in 1950.
Withdrawn 1950 (58[261]), 1951 (57[262]), 1952 (61[252]), 1953 (67-68[253-254]), 1954 (56[260], 60[251]), 1956 (59[51]).

1937

62-66DJ7591-95Leyland TS8c13631-35LeylandB32F
79DJ7596Leyland TS8c13636LeylandB32F

Nos. 62-66,79 re-numbered 240-45 respectively in 1948.
Withdrawn 1950 (79[245]), 1951 (62-63[240-241]), 1952 (64-66[242-244]).

1938

80-84DJ8090-94Leyland TS8c17671-75LeylandB32F
85-88DJ8074-77Leyland TD5c17676-79LeylandL24/26R

Nos. 80-84 re-numbered 246-250 respectively in 1948.
No. 85 re-numbered 54 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1951 (80[246], 83[249]), 1952 (81-82[247-248], 84[250]), 1953 (86), 1954 (87-88), 1955 (85[54]).

1939

69-72DJ8675-78Leyland TD7c303791-94LeylandL24/26R

Nos. 69-72 re-numbered 81-84 respectively in 1950; No.81 renumbered 83 and later A52 in 1954.
No. 71 re-bodied by East Lancs (L27/26R) in 1945.
Withdrawn 1953 (82-83), 1954 (84), 1956 (81[A52]).

1942

89DJ8973Leyland TD7307819LeylandL27/26R
93-96DJ9048-51Guy Arab IFD25461/94/
587/619
NCMEL24/26R

No. 89 re-numbered A89 and later A53 in 1954.
Nos. 93-96 re-numbered A93-96 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1955 (89[A53], 93[A93]), 1956 (94-96[A94-A96]).

1943

97DJ9089Guy Arab IFD25950NCMEL24/26R
98DJ9076Guy Arab IIFD26016NCMEL27/26R
99-100DJ9099-9100Guy Arab IIFD26343/41NCMEL27/26R

No. 99 re-seated to L24/26R by 1948.
97,99-100 re-numbered A97, A99, B100 respectively in 1954.
Withdrawn 1950 (98), 1954 (99[A99]), 1956 (97[A97], 100 [B100]).

1945

75DJ9162Guy Arab IIFD27443WeymannL27/28R
90DJ9163Guy Arab IIFD27449WeymannL27/28R

Nos. 79,90 re-numbered 91-92 respectively in 1954, later A91-92; A91 re-numbered A98 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1954 (90[A92]), 1956 (79[A98]).

1946

17EK8103Leyland TD171996NCMEL24/24R
18EK8107Leyland TD172005NCMEL24/24R
19EK7910Leyland TD171762LeylandL24/24R
20EK9320Leyland TD22733NCMEL24/24R
47-48DJ9269-70Bristol K6AW2093/3022StrachanL27/28R
49-50DJ9267-68Bristol K6AW2094-95StrachanL27/28R

Nos. 17-20 ex-Wigan Corporation (Nos. 63A, 67A, 42, 35, new 1930 (42), 1931 (63A, 67A), or 1933 (35)); Nos. 17-18 rebuilt by Bankfield Engineering in 1948 (18) and 1949 (17).
Nos. 47-50 re-numbered B47-50 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1949 (20), 1950 (17-19), 1957 (47-50[B47-50]).

1947

41-43DJ9917-19Leyland PD1463027/
470011-12
East LancsL27/26R
44-46DJ9837-39Bristol K6AW3168-70East LancsL27/26R

Nos. 41-46 re-numbered B41-46 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1959 (44-6[B44-6]), 1960 (41-3[B41-3]).

1948

35-40ADJ192-187AEC Regent II06617928-23East LancsL27/26R
201-204ADJ193-96Bristol L6A63188/25/
65026/25
RoeB35R
205-208ADJ324-27Bristol L6A63187/
76-77/26
RoeB35R

Nos. 35-40 re-numbered B35-40 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1955 (204), 1956 (207-8), 1957 (40[B40]), 1958 (35-39[B35-B39]), 1963 (201-3,205), 1964 (206).

1949

27ADJ835AEC Regent III9612A2548East LancsL27/26R
28-34ADJ828-34AEC Regent III9612A2549/
56-61
East LancsL27/26R

Nos. 27-34 re-numbered C27-34 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1958 (27[C27], 29[C29], 33[C33]), 1959 (28[C28], 30-32[C30-C32], 34[C34]).

1950

59-73BDJ59-73AEC Regent III09615600-14Park RoyalH30/26R

Nos. 59-73 re-numbered D59-73 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1962 (59-73[D59-73]).

1951

1-25BDJ801-25AEC Regent III09617129-33/
35/37-38/40-
42/45-48/34/
36/39/43-44/
49-53
Park RoyalH30/26R
209BDJ329AEC Regal IV9821E183RoeB42D

Nos. 1-25 re-numbered D1-25 in 1954; D11-12 re-numbered D31-32 in 1961.
Withdrawn 1960 (1[D1], 3-4[D3-D4], 10[D10], 23[D23]), 1961 (2[D2], 5-9[D5-D9], 13-17[D13-D17], 19-21[D19-D21]), 1962 (11-12[D31-D32], 18[D18], 22[D22], 24-25[D24-D25]), 1965 (209).

1954

E74-77CDJ719-22Leyland PD2/9531668-71DaviesH30/26R
E78-82CDJ878-82Leyland PD2/9531763-65/
73-74
DaviesH30/26R
E83-86DDJ490-93Leyland PD2/22540850-51/99/
900
East LancsH30/28R
E87-91DDJ525-29Leyland PD2/22540951-52/
1140-42
East LancsH30/28R

Withdrawn 1964 (E82), 1965 (E74-E81), 1967 (E83, E85-E86, E89, E91), 1968 (E84, E87-E88, E90).

1955

F101-109EDJ501-09Leyland PD2/20551139-40/
94-97/202-03/
15
East LancsH33/28R

Withdrawn 1968 (F101-F109).

1956

F112EDJ512Leyland PD2/20551224DaviesH33/28R
G118-127FDJ818-27Leyland PD2/20561350-53/
403/539-40/
404-05/538
East LancsH33/28R
G128-133FDJ828-33Leyland PD2/20561541-46WeymannH33/28R

Withdrawn 1966 (G119-G120), 1967 (G125), 1968 (F112), 1969 (G118, G121-G122, G128-G133).

1957

F110-111EDJ510-11Leyland PD2/20551217/22WeymannH33/28R
F113-117EDJ513-17Leyland PD2/20551232/16/
23/33-34
WeymannH33/28R
H134-139GDJ434-39AEC Regent VMD3RV431-36WeymannH33/28R

Nos. H138-H139 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1967 (F110-F111), 1968 (F113-F117), 1973 (H134-H137).

1958

J140-155HDJ740-55AEC Regent VD3RV493-
504/13-16
WeymannH33/28R
J156-163HDJ756-63AEC Regent VD3RV505-12East LancsH33/28R

Nos. J147, J152-J153, J155 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1968 (J156), 1969 (J140-J146, J149, J151, J158), 1970 (J150, J161, J163), 1971 (J148, J154, J157, J159-J160, J162).

1959

K164-171KDJ364-71AEC Regent VMD3RV533-40WeymannH36/28R
K199KDJ999AEC Regent V2D3RA746East LancsH41/32F

Withdrawn 1970 (K164), 1971 (K165-K171, K199).

1960

K172-175LDJ982-85Leyland PD2/30601136-38/
241
WeymannH36/28R
K176-179LDJ986-89Leyland PD2/30601242-43/
78-79
East LancsH36/28R

Withdrawn 1972 (K172-K179).

1961

L1-7ODJ941-47AEC Regent V2D3RV1019-25MCCWH36/28R
L8-12PDJ813-19Leyland PD2A/30610711-12/
22-24
East LancsH36/28R

Nos. L1-L2, L4-L7, L11-L12 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1972 (L3), 1973 (L8-L10).

1962

L13-19PDJ813-19Leyland PD2A/30612243-44/
95-97/314-15
MCCWH36/28R
L20-25RDJ100-05Leyland PD2A/30613162-64/
99-201
MCCWH36/28R
L26-32RDJ726-32Leyland PD2A/30620947-48/
86/1166-67/
288-89
East LancsH36/28R
L33-40SDJ353-60AEC Regent V2D3RV1026-33MCCWH36/28R
200SDJ162Leyland L2612034DupleC41C

Nos. L13-25, L32-L40 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1971 (200), 1973 (L26), 1974 (L28-L31).

1963

210-212TDJ610-12AEC Reliance2MU3RA4658
-60
MarshallB45F

Withdrawn 1973 (210-212).

1965

L41-45FDJ341-45CLeyland PD2A/30L41325-27/
445-46
East LancsH36/28R
L46-49FDJ346-49CLeyland PD2A/30L41672-75MCCWH36/28R
213-214DDJ213-14CAEC Reliance2MU3RA5645
-46
MarshallB45F

Nos. 213-214 re-seated to B41D in 1966.
Nos. L41-49, 213-214 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1967

50-55MDJ550-55ELeyland PD2A/27L62991-92/
3032/229-30/
39
East LancsH37/28R
56-58MDJ916-18EAEC Regent V2D3RA1973-75MCCWH37/28R

Nos. 50-58 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1968

215-223RDJ215-23FAEC SwiftMP2R098-106MarshallB44D
224-232TDJ224-32FAEC SwiftMP2R235-43MarshallB44D

Nos. 215-232 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1969

233-241XDJ233-41HAEC Swift2M2P2R290-98MarshallB44D

Nos. 233-241 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1971

201KKU77FBedford VAM707T450211DupleC45F
242-259EDJ242-59JAEC Swift2MP2R854/
968/67/65/
856/973/66/
70/855
MarshallB44D

201 ex-Boyes, Bradford (new 1968).
Nos. 201, 251-259 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1972

260-268JDJ260-68KAEC Swift3MP2R1351-59MarshallB44D

Nos. 260-268 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1973

269-277PDJ269-77LAEC Swift3MP2R22661/
3213/03/84/
2349/478/12/
550/09
MarshallB42D
291-293NTC108-10GAEC SwiftMP2R144-46AlexanderB43D

Nos. 291-93 ex-Lancashire United (Nos. 291-293, new 1969).
Nos. 269-277, 291-293 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1974

131LFY31Leyland PD2/20552071WeymannH32/28R
134LFY34Leyland PD2/20551835WeymannH32/28R
137MWM37Leyland PD2/20563022WeymannH32/28R

Nos. 131, 134, 137 ex-Southport Corporation (Nos. 31, 34, 37, new 1956 or 1957 (37)); to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

Appendix:
Vehicles on hire to St. Helens Corporation between 1941 and 1948 that received St. Helens fleet numbers.

Fleet No.Reg.No.ChassisBodySeatingOn LoanOwner
31/7WH7807/13Leyland TD4cMasseyH26/26R1941-44Bolton Corp.
21-23DB5216
DB5132/4
Tilling-Stevens B10AMumfordC32R1946-47Western National
24ET4919Bristol BRoeB32C1946-47Rotherham Corp.
25-26VV1164-65Dennis LancetGroseB26F1946-48N’hampton Corp.
14-15EN4312-13Leyland LT1RoeB31D1947-48Bury Corp.
27-28TF6362-63Leyland LT3MasseyB32D1947-48Leigh Corp.

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