Blue Line (Samuel Morgan Ltd.)

Bus Fleet List
1921-1980


Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1921

WR9662

Ford

4657430

?

?14?

Withdrawn 1923.

1922

WY5658

Ford

6486249

?

?14?

Withdrawn 1924.

1923

AL6249

Ford?

?

?

?8?

WT648

Ford

6765411

?

B14?

WY7468

Ford

?

?

?8?

AL6249 second-hand from unknown source. Possibly not operated since the body from this vehicle was fitted to WY7468.
Withdrawn 1925 (WT648), by 1931 (WY7468), unknown (AL6249).

1924

WT2064

Fiat

M277253

?

?20?

WT6320

Chevrolet 9B

23554

?

B14?

WT6648

Vandyke

25C8063

?

B20?

Withdrawn 1925 (WT2064), 1928 (WT6648), by 1933 (WT6320).

1925

WT8287

Reo

111853

?

B14F

WT8667

Federal Knight

32753

?

B14?

WU3691

Vulcan

1598

?

B20F

WT8667 carried the name 'Blue Bird' on the side panels.
Withdrawn 1929 (WT8667), by 1933 (WU1691), unknown (WT8287).

1926

FU5014

Chevrolet

?

?

?14?

WU5893

Reo Pullman

2126

?

B20F

WU8460

Reo Sprinter

129812

?

B20F

FU5014 second-hand from unknown source.
WU5893 carried the name 'Blue Canoe' on the side panels.
Withdrawn 1931 (WU8460), 1933 (WU5893), unknown (FU5014).

1927

UK2399

Guy BX

BX22123

Reynolds

H56RO

WW3203

Vulcan

3XB68

?

B20F

UK2399 ex-Guy Demonstrator (new1926).
Withdrawn 1929 (WW3203), 1933 (UK2399).

1928

WT1240

Vulcan 2-ton

?

?

B26F

WW7259-7260

Vulcan

3XS16-17

?

B20?

WT1240 ex-Blue Ensign, Doncaster (new 1923).
Withdrawn 1931 (WW7259), 1934 (WW7260), 1938 (WT1240).

1929

WW9826

Reo Pullman

GE43

?

B26?

Withdrawn 1934.

1931

WX6989-6990

Reo Pullman

GE245/23

?

B26F

WX6989-6990, re-seated to B24F by 1934.
Withdrawn 1938 (WX6989), by 1945 (WX6990).

1932

GE1303

Gilford

10351

?

?26?

WX9494

Bedford WLB

108239

?

B20?

GE1303 second-hand from unknown source.
Withdrawn 1936 (GE1303), 1937 (WX9494).

1933

CN3448

Gilford

10322

?

C25?

GP5147

Gilford 168OT

11965

Wycombe

C26F

WX8343

Bedford WLG

113783

?

B20?

YX4527

Guy FCX

FCX22896

Hall Lewis

H34/26RO

CN3448 ex-United AS (No. B28, new 1928).
GP5147 ex-Main Lines Ltd., London (No. 24, new 1931). Re-bodied to DP26F by Barnaby in 1943.
WX8343 ex-J. Lowe & Sons, Thorne (new 1931).
YX4527 ex-West Herts Motor Service, Watford (new 1928). Staircase enclosed in 1943.
Withdrawn 1935 (CN3448), by 1937 (WX8343), 1949 (YX4527), 1950 (GP5147).

1935

AWT514-515

Gilford PF166

12261-62

Park Royal

FC32F

Withdrawn 1948 (AWT514), 1952 (AWT515).

1937

CTO188

TSM HA39A7

8783

Watson

C39F

CTO188 ex-Red Line Coachways, Nottingham (new 1936). Re-bodied by Barnaby to B39F in 1943; later re-seated to B36F.
Withdrawn 1954.

1938

JK4648

Maudslay ML3K

5247

Duple

C32R

RA9329

Bristol B

B555

Smith

B32F

JK4648 ex-Pratt & Company, Eastbourne (new 1935).
RA9329 ex-Nell Gwynne Coaches, Bodenham (new 1929). Fitted with chassis frame from ET6602 (Bristol B [B752], ex-Rotherham Corporation No. 79, new 1931; acquired for spares) circa 1945.
Withdrawn 1940 (JK4648), 1948 (RA9329).

1939

VJ8412

Foden SDG4

15350

Burlingham

B32F

WG4059

Gilford PF166

12271

Park Royal

FC32F

VJ8412 ex-Wye Valley Motors, Hereford (new 1936). Fitted with Guy radiator c. 1947.
WG4059 ex-Mokes, Worksop (new 1935). Fitted with Guy radiator c. 1947.
Withdrawn 1950 (VJ8412, WG4059).

1940

UG6511

AEC Q

761009

Metro-Cammell

H29/31F

UG6511 ex-Leeds City Transport (No. 65, new 1933).
Withdrawn 1948.

1941

DT1655

Daimler CF6

7198L

Plaxton

C32F

DT2315

Daimler CF6

7300L

Plaxton

C32F

ET6225

Bristol B

B670

Roe

B32F

TD8019

Leyland PLSC1

45435

Leyland

B32F

DT1655, DT2315 new 1929, 1930 respectively to Shore Brothers, Doncaster. Bodies new 1935 or 1936. Later re-seated to C36F.
ET6225 ex-Rotherham Corporation (No. 111, new 1926).
TD8019 ex-Don Motor Services, Doncaster (new 1926).
Withdrawn 1944 (TD8019), 1949 (ET6225), 1951 (DT1655), 1952 (DT2315).

1942

VH2950

AJS Commodore

5014

?

B30F

VH2950 ex-Ivy Coaches, Huddersfield (No. 6, new 1930). Re-seated to B31F in 1948.
Withdrawn 1949.

1943

APY965

Dodge SBF

743

Plaxton

C26F

EWU1

Guy Arab II

FD26109

Park Royal

H30/26R

APY965 ex-Rawlings, Scarborough (new 1938).
Withdrawn 1949 (APY965), 1955 (EWU1).

1944

EWU380

Guy Arab II

FD26470

Park Royal

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1958.

1945

EWW683

Guy Arab II

FD27487

Northern Counties

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1958.

1947

FA5856

Guy Arab

FD24085

Brush

B32F

FA5856 ex-Burton-upon-Trent Corporation (No. 10, new 1935).
Withdrawn 1951.

1948

ENT910

Guy Arab III

FD33097

Barnard

C33F

ENT910 ex-J. Guy, Ketley Bank (new 1948).
Withdrawn 1955.

1949

HWU437-438

Guy Arab III

FD36032-33M

Park Royal/Guy

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1967 (HWU437), 1968 (HWU438).

1951

GNK998

Guy Arab III

FD29122

Thurgood

C35F

JTF763

Guy Arab III

FD33157M

Barnard

C33F

GNK998 ex-Smith, Buntingford (new 1946).
JTF763 ex-Bamber Bridge Motor Services (No. 2, new 1948).
Withdrawn 1956 (GNK998), 1960 (JTF763).

1952

LWT500

Guy Arab III

FD71188

Park Royal/Guy

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1969.

1953

DDW34

Guy Arab I

FD25601

Weymann

H30/26R

GNT587

Sentinel STC4

STC4/40/20

Sentinel

B40F

GUJ457

Sentinel STC4

STC4/40/31

Sentinel

B40F

DDW34 ex-Newport Corporation (No. 98, new 1943).
GNT587, GUJ457 ex-Majestic Coaches, Thorne (both new 1950).
Withdrawn 1955 (GNT587), 1957 (DDW34, GUJ457).

1954

JVK655

Guy Arab III

FD29115

Massey

B34F

NWX442

Leyland PSUC1/2

543220

Mann Egerton

C43F

JVK655 ex-Newcastle Corporation (No. 55, new 1946).
Withdrawn 1956 (JVK655), 1961 (NWX442).

1955

LJW336

Guy Arab UF

UF71567

Saunders Roe

B44F

PWR88

Guy Arab LUF

LUF72407

Mann Egerton

C43F

LJW336 ex-Guy demonstrator (new 1953).
Withdrawn 1964 (LJW336), 1965 (PWR88).

1956

RWT613

Guy Arab LUF

LUF72855

Burlingham

B44F

SWU876

Guy Arab IV

FD73220M

Burlingham

H41/32R

Withdrawn 1963 (RWT613), 1972 (SWU876).

1957

UWW769

Guy Warrior

WUF2267

Mulliner

B43F

Withdrawn 1961.

1958

FTD69

Guy Arab I

FD25780

Park Royal/Guy

H30/26R

FTD69 ex-Lancaster Corporation (No. 69, new 1943 [as No. 43]; body new 1952).
Withdrawn 1966.

1959

WWX671

Guy Arab IV

FD74209

Burlingham

H41/31F

Withdrawn 1975.

1960

4412WW

Bedford SB1

80572

Duple

C41F

5120WX

Bedford SB1

85233

Duple

C41F

Withdrawn 1964 (5120WX), 1965 (4412WW).

1961

6832-6833WY

Bedford SB1

88031/7998

Duple

C41F

FPT205

Guy Arab II

FD25986

Roe

H31/25R

FPT205 ex-Sunderland District (No. 176, new 1943; body new 1953).
Withdrawn 1967 (6832WY), 1968 (FPT205), 1971 (6833WY).

1962

7014YG

Guy Arab IV

FD74981

Roe

H41/32F

Withdrawn 1977.

1963

230GWR

Bedford VAL14

1241

Duple

C52F

891GWT

Guy Arab V

FD75418

Roe

H41/32F

891GWT to South Yorkshire PTE (SYPTE) 3/79 (withdrawn 6/79 still licensed to Blue Line).
Withdrawn 1966 (230GWR).

1965

EWW486-87C

Bedford SB5

96583/707

Duple

C41F

JWT925C

Bedford VAL14

6801135

Duple

C52F

Withdrawn 1970 (EWW487C, JWT925C), 1973 (EWW486C).

1966

JWX880D

Bedford VAM5

6802776

Duple

C45F

KWW554D

Bedford VAL14

6805191

Duple

C52F

KYG299D

Guy Arab V

FD76930

Roe

H41/32F

KYG299D to SYPTE 3/79 (as withdrawn vehicle).
Withdrawn 1971 (JWX880D), 1973 (KWW554D).

1967

PWX386E

Bedford VAL14

7833633

Duple

C52F

RWY891F

Guy Arab V

FD76930

Roe

H41/32F

RWY891F to SYPTE 3/79 (as withdrawn vehicle).
Withdrawn 1973 (PWX386E).

1968

DUG166-67C

Leyland PD3A/1

L41705-06

Roe

H41/32RD

DUG166-167C ex-Kippax & District (new 1965).
DUG166-167C to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1130-1131).

1969

AWX161G

Bedford VAS5

9T468657

Duple

C29F

AWX161G to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1057).

1970

DWT698H

Bedford VAM70

9T466014

Duple

C45F

Withdrawn 1978.

1971

GYG260J

Ford R226

BC04KU45794

Plaxton

C53F

HWW763-64J

Daimler CRG6LX

63689/4363

Roe

H44/34F

LWY515K

Ford R192

BC04LL51006

Willowbrook

DP45F

LWY664K

Bedford VAS5

1T485043

Plaxton

C29F

GYG260J, HWW763-764J, LWY664K to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1029, 1120-1121, 1067 respectively).
Withdrawn 1976 (LWY515K).

1973

VWU495L

Bedford SB5

CW451039

Plaxton

C41F

VWU661L

Bedford YRT

CW452895

Plaxton

C53F

PWX179M

Bedford YRT

CW454778

Duple

C53F

VWU495L to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1030).
Withdrawn 1975 (VWU661L), 1976 (PWX179M).

1975

HKU884N

Ford R1114

BC04RC56861

Duple

C45F

JKY263P

Daimler CRG6LX

67906

Roe

H44/34F

HKU884N, JKY263P to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1034, 1124 respectively).

1976

MHL45P

Ford R1014

BC04RM63672

Duple

C45F

MHL322P

Ford R1114

BC04RP66726

Duple

C53F

MHL45P, MHL322P to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1035, 1040 respectively).

1977

TET745-46S

Leyland FE30AGR

7608100-101

Roe

H43/33F

TET745-746S to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1126-1127).

1978

VKW999S

Bedford YLQ

GW456063

Duple

C45F

VKW999S to SYPTE 3/79 (re-numbered 1056).


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