Bolton Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1904-1969


Fleet No.

Reg.No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1904

n/a

BN140

Stirling 24hp steam bus

n/a

?

?

Withdrawn 1905

1907

n/a

BN229

Darracq-Serpollet steam bus

n/a

?

?

Withdrawn 1907

1908

n/a

LN9397

Straker-Squire

n/a

?

?

n/a

LN9398

Commer Cars

n/a

?

?

Hired from a London dealer, both withdrawn 1908

1924

1-3

BN7102-7104

Leyland C7

19770-2

?

B???

4-5

BN7267-7268

Leyland C7

19790/1

?

B???

6-9

BN7725-7728

Leyland SG9

13119-22

?

B40?

Withdrawn 1929 (1-5) and 1931 (6-9)

1926

10

BN9364

Leyland LG1

50045

Leyland

O52RO

11

BN9354

Leyland LG1

50046

Leyland

O52RO

12-14

BN9380-9382

Leyland LG1

50047-9

Leyland

O52RO

15

BN9355

Leyland PLSC1

?

Leyland

B29R

16-19

BN9383-9386

Leyland PLSC1

?,45223/2/4

Leyland

B29R

20-24

BN9387-9391

Leyland PLSC1

45247-51

Leyland

B29R

15-24 were later altered to seat 30. 17/9, 20/3/4 were rebuilt with Bolton CT B26R bodies in 1934 and renumbered 30-34. 34 was again renumbered to 2 in 1936.
Withdrawn 1931 (10-14), 1933 (18,22), 1934 (15/6,21), 1936 (30/1/3 (BN9384/6/90)), 1937 (2,32 (BN9391/87)).

1927

25-29

WH201-205

Leyland PLSC3

45832/1/3/5/4

Leyland

B34R

30-34

WH206-210

Leyland PLSP1

50083-7

Leyland

O29/26RO

Withdrawn 1934 (30-34), 1937 (26-29), 1941 (25)

1928

35-36

WH631-632

Leyland PLSC3

46244/00

Leyland

B32D

37-40

WH801-804

Leyland TD1

70138-41

Leyland

L27/24RO

41-46

WH805-810

Leyland TD1

70144/3/2/5-7

Leyland

L27/24RO

47-51

WH1181-85

Leyland TS2

60080-4

Leyland

B29R

Withdrawn 1934 (51), 1935 (36), 1936 (35/7-46), 1938 (47-50)

1929

2

WH1353

AEC 426

426137

?

B32?

4

WH1299

Leyland TS1

60029

?

B26?

52-56

WH1551-55

Leyland TD1

70320-4

Leyland

L27/24RO

Nos. 2/4 ex-J.R. Tognarelli, Bolton 12/29. No.4 was converted to B32F before entering into service.
Withdrawn 1931 (2), 1936 (52-6), 1938 (4)

1930

3

TE8290

Leyland TS1

60391

Massey

B35F

57-58

WH2601-02

Leyland TD1

70876/7

Roberts

L27/24RO

59-61

WH2603-05

Leyland TD1

71381-3

Roberts

L27/24RO

No.3 ex-Freeman (Silver Star), Chorley 11/30. Rebuilt to B32F before entering service with Bolton on 14/1/31
Withdrawn 1937 (57-61), 1938 (3)

1931

5-6

WH3301-02

Leyland TD1

72078/7

Roberts

L24/24R

7-14

WH3303-10

Leyland TD1

72079-86

Leyland

L24/24R

Withdrawn 1938 (5-14)

1933

2

WH4850

AEC Q

761003

MCCW

H32/28F

62-71

WH4211-20

Leyland TD2

1642-51

Bromilow
& Edwards

L24/24R

72-74

WH4901-03

Leyland TD3

3028/30/29

Bromilow
& Edwards

H28/24R

75-76

WH4904-05

Leyland TD3

3246/7

Bromilow
& Edwards

H28/24R

77-78

WH4906-07

Leyland TD3

3026/7

Weymann

H28/24R

79-81

WH4908-10

Leyland TD1

3249/8/50

English Electric

H28/24R

No.2 retained its fleet number until sold, despite there being a new number 2 in 1938.
Nos. 72, 76, 80, 81 re-bodied to H30/26R by Northern Counties in 1946.
Withdrawn 1939 (2), 1940 (62), 1944 (63/4/6/9), 1945 (65/7,70), 1946 (73/4), 1947 (68,71/9-81), 1948 (72/5-8)

1934

82-86

WH5401-05

Leyland TD3

4305-9

Bromilow
& Edwards

H28/24R

87-91

WH5501-05

Leyland TD3

4310-4

Bromilow
& Edwards

H27/24R

92-96

WH5801-05

Leyland TS6

5086/790/88/9

Burlingham

B30R

Nos. 83-85, 87-89 re-bodied by Northern Counties to H30/26R in 1945 (83, 85) or 1946.
No. 91 re-bodied by East Lancs to H30/26R in 1945.
No. 96 received the Massey B32R body from No. 3 (ABN403) in 1949.
Withdrawn 1947 (82/3/6), 1948 (84/5/7-91), 1950 (92-5), 1953 (96)

1935

97-99

WH6851-53

Leyland TS7

7869-71

Massey

B30R

100-102

WH6854-56

Leyland TS7

7872-4

Leyland

B30R

97-9 were converted to double-deck in 1944 with Northern Counties H30/26R bodies and renumbered 243-5.
Withdrawn 1948 (100), 1951 (243-5 (WH6851-3)), 1954 (102), 1956 (101)

1936

15-18

WH6857-60

Leyland TD4

7756/65/58/9

Roberts

L26/26R

19-22

WH6861-64

Leyland TD4

7760-3

Roberts

L26/26R

23-24

WH6865-66

Leyland TD4

7764/57

Roberts

L26/26R

25-29

WH7801-05

Leyland TD4

10621-5

Leyland

L26/26R

30-36

WH7806-12

Leyland TD4

10606-12

Massey

L26/26R

37-44

WH7813-20

Leyland TD4

10613-20

Massey

L26/26R

Nos. 15, 17-19, 23-24, 32-33, 37 re-bodied by Northern Counties to H30/26R in 1945 or 1946 (23, 24, 32, 37).
Nos. 31, 34-35, 38, 43-44 re-bodied by East Lancs to H30/26R in 1945.
No. 26 received the Massey H30/26R body from No. 226 in 1949.
Withdrawn 1948 (15-23/5-32/4-6/9-42), 1949 (37/8), 1950 (24,33,43/4)

1937

103-112

WH9201-10

Leyland TD5

14460-9

Leyland

H28/26R

113-117

WH9211-15

Leyland TD5

14470-4

Leyland

H28/26R

118-127

WH9216-25

Leyland TD5

14440-9

Massey

H28/26R

128-132

WH9501-05

Leyland TD5

15322-6

Massey

H28/26R

133-142

WH9506-15

Leyland TD5

15159-68

Leyland

H28/26R

Nos. 121, 124, 129 and 131 received the Northern Counties H30/26R bodies from Nos. 18, 80, 83 and 81 respectively in 1948 and 1949 (124, 131). No. 131 received the Northern Counties H30/26R body from No. 243 in 1953.
No. 140 received the Northern Counties H30/26R body from No. 149 in 1953.
Withdrawn 1948 (118-20/2/3/5-8/30/2), 1953 (104-6/8/10/6/35/7/42), 1954 (107/11/7/21/4), 1955 (129), 1956 (113/5/31/9), 1957 (103/9/12/4/33/4/6/8/40/1)

1938

1-2

ABN401-02

Leyland TS8

300990/1

Park Royal

DP32R

3-4

ABN403-04

Leyland TS8

300992/3

Massey

B32R

143-152

ABN405-14

Leyland TD5

300994-1003

East Lancs

H28/26R

No. 3 received the Burlingham B30R body from No. 96 in 1949.
Nos. 147-149 received the Northern Counties H30/26R bodies from Nos. 88, 85, 87 respectively in 1949. The NCB body from 149 was subsequently transferred to No. 140 in 1953.
Withdrawn 1948 (143-6/51/2), 1949 (3), 1951 (150), 1953 (149), 1957 (1/2/4,147/8)

1939

153-192

ABN601-640

Leyland TD5

301719-758

Massey

H28/26R

Nos. 166, 190-191 received the Northern Counties H30/26R bodies from Nos. 15, 32-33 respectively in 1949 (166) and 1950.
Withdrawn 1948 (153-65/7/71/2/5/6/9-85/8/9/92), 1949 (168-70/3/4/7/8/86), 1954 (187), 1955 (166), 1957 (190/1)

1940-42
In service 1940 (193-9,209/10/2/6/7/24/7/36/9/41), 1941 (200-8/13/8-23/5/6/8-35/7/8/40/2), 1942 (211/4/5).

193-217

AWH931-955

Leyland TD5

303205-229

Massey

H30/26R

218-242

BBN176-200

Leyland TD5

303230-254

Massey

H30/26R

Nos. 216-218, 225, 227-230, 232-234, 239, 240, 242 were rebuilt in 1947 by Bankfield Engineering.
No. 214 received the NCB H30/26R body from No. 17 in 1948.
No. 226 received the Leyland L26/26R body from No. 26 in 1948.
Nos. 207, 210-212 received the NCB H30/26R bodies from Nos. 19, 23, 89, 76 respectively in 1949.
No. 205 received the East Lancs H30/26R body from No. 91 in 1949.
Nos. 194, 200, 203 received the NCB H30/26R bodies from Nos. 37, 84, 24 respectively in 1950.
Nos. 196, 198, 201, 202, 206, 215 received the East Lancs H30/26R bodies from Nos. 38, 44, 31, 34, 43, 35 respectively in 1950.
Nos. 195, 204, 216 received the NCB H30/26R bodies from 244, 245, 194 respectively.
Withdrawn 1948 (219-21/3/4/31/5-8), 1953 (194,218/25-8), 1954 (197,222/9), 1955 (193/9,207/9/34/9-41), 1957 (195,200/2/3/5/8/10-2/4/6/7/30/2/3), 1958 (204/13/42), 1959 196/8, 201/6/15)

1946

246-50

BWH60-64

Crossley DD42/3

93205/2/13/36
/12

Cravens

H30/26R

251-255

BWH65-69

Crossley DD42/3

93240/50/33
/8/11

Cravens

H30/26R

256-259

BWH70-73

Crossley DD42/3

93234/301/255
/08

Cravens

H30/26R

260-264

BWH74-78

Crossley DD42/3

93303/8/279/
54/1

Cravens

H30/26R

265-270

BWH79-84

Crossley DD42/3

93235/1/17/21
/0/07

Cravens

H30/26R

271-275

BWH85-89

Crossley DD42/3

93210/06/3/94/9

Cravens

H30/26R

276-280

BWH90-94

Crossley DD42/3

93237/68/97
/306/256

Cravens

H30/26R

281-285

BWH95-99

Crossley DD42/3

932232/57/49
/98/85

Cravens

H30/26R

286-289

BWH100-103

Crossley DD42/3

93399/265/323
/283

Cravens

H30/26R

290-293

BWH104-107

Crossley DD42/3

93304/284/41
/82

Cravens

H30/26R

294-297

BWH108-111

Crossley DD42/3

93309/10/288
/325

Cravens

H30/26R

298-300

BWH112-114

Crossley DD42/3

93286/315/31

Cravens

H30/26R

301-304

BWH115-118

Crossley DD42/3

93326/13/204
/835

Cravens

H30/26R

305-308

BWH119-122

Crossley DD42/3

93879/91/71/7

Cravens

H30/26R

309-312

BWH123-126

Crossley DD42/3

93302/5/40
/895

Cravens

H30/26R

313-315

BWH127-129

Crossley DD42/3

93322/7/802

Crossley

H30/26R

316-320

BWH130-134

Crossley DD42/3

93349/2/4/3/5

Crossley

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1959 (246/7/52/60/3/70/3/6/82/4/6/7/90/3/5,307/13/5),
1960 (248/55/61/74/5/9/80/94/6/9,300/3/9/10/4/6/9/20),
1961 (249-51/3/4/8/62/4/6-8/71/2/7/8/81/3/5/8/9/91/2/8, 301/2/5/6/8/11/2/7/8)
1962 (256/7/9/65/9/97,304)

1947

321-324

BWH822-825

Leyland PD1/2

461595/6/0950
/1027

NCME

H30/26R

325-329

BWH826-830

Leyland PD1/2

461532/3/70
/34/58

NCME

H30/26R

330-332

BWH831-833

Leyland PD1/2

460993/71/1571

NCME

H30/26R

333-335

BWH834-836

Leyland PD1/2

460949/94/1557

NCME

H30/26R

336-339

CBN101-104

Leyland PD1/2

462919/1640
/20/12

Crossley

H30/26R

340-341

CBN105-106

Leyland PD1/2

470119,463026

Crossley

H30/26R

342-345

CBN107-110

Leyland PD1/2

470422/010
/423/112

Crossley

H30/26R

346-350

CBN111-115

Leyland PD1/2

470522/3/1
/432/173

Crossley

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1962 (331/3/44/8-50), 1963 (321-3/5-30/4-43/5-7), 1964 (324/32)

1948

351-356

CWH701-706

Leyland PD2/4

481602/3/27
/8/83/4

Leyland

H30/26R

357-360

CWH707-710

Leyland PD2/4

481784/3/2765
/1818

Leyland

H30/26R

361-365

CWH711-715

Leyland PD2/4

482764/901/0
/2/3

Leyland

H30/26R

366-369

CWH716-719

Leyland PD2/4

483087/231
/2959/8

Leyland

H30/26R

370-373

CWH720-723

Leyland PD2/4

483086/2957
/60/3328

Leyland

H30/26R

374-377

CWH724-727

Leyland PD2/4

483232/329/986
/416

Leyland

H30/26R

378-380

CWH728-730

Leyland PD2/4

483415/985
/1817

Leyland

H30/26R

381-385

CWH731-735

Leyland PD2/4

483327/988/91
/89/90

Leyland

H30/26R

386-389

CWH736-739

Leyland PD2/4

484542/1/3993
/2

Leyland

H30/26R

390-393

CWH740-743

Leyland PD2/4

484543/3987
/4548/6

Leyland

H30/26R

394-397

CWH744-747

Leyland PD2/4

484545/50/47/

Leyland

H30/26R

398-400

CWH748-750

Leyland PD2/4

484626/97/544

Leyland

H30/26R

Nos. 351-400 re-seated to H32/26R in 1955 or 1956.
Withdrawn 1963 (365-7/73), 1964 (368-72/4/5/8/80/1), 1965 (376/7/9/82-8/91/4/5/9), 1966 (389/92/3/6), 1968 (352//8/60/2/3,400), 1969 (351/4-6/9/61/4/90/7/8), 353/7 to SELNEC, 1.11.69

1949

5-8

DBN975-978

Crossley SD42/7

98141/3/2/0

Crossley

B32R

401-405

DBN304-308

Leyland PD2/4

484696/8/9/
900/777

Leyland

H30/26R

406-409

DBN309-312

Leyland PD2/4

484899/901
/778/625

Leyland

H30/26R

410-414

DBN313-317

Leyland PD2/4

484776/976
/9/7/628

Leyland

H30/26R

415-417

DBN318-320

Leyland PD2/4

484629/5721
/4980

Leyland

H30/26R

418-420

DBN321-323

Leyland PD2/4

484978/627
/5343

Leyland

H30/26R

421-424

DBN324-327

Leyland PD2/4

485108/4630
/982/1

Leyland

H30/26R

425-429

DBN328-332

Leyland PD2/4

485724/150/717
/9/8

Leyland

H30/26R

430-434

DBN333-337

Leyland PD2/4

485345/4/720
/3/806

Leyland

H30/26R

435-439

DBN338-342

Leyland PD2/4

485722/809/4
/5/3

Leyland

H30/26R

440-442

DBN343-345

Leyland PD2/4

490601
485808/7

Leyland

H30/26R

443-444

DBN346-347

Leyland PD2/4

490604
485802

Leyland

H30/26R

445-450

DBN348-353

Leyland PD2/4

490606/5/2
/7/3/8

Leyland

H30/26R

Nos. 401-450 re-seated to H32/26R in 1955 or 1956.
Nos. 6, 7 converted to B32F in 1954 and 1955 respectively.
Withdrawn 1962 (8), 1964 (5-7), 1965 (402-6/8/11/4-6/26-8/34/7/8), 1966 (409/12/7/8/30/40/2/5/6/8-50) 1967 (407/13/20/1/4/5/32/3/6/47), 1968 (401/10/9/23/9/31/5/9/41/4), 1969 (422), 443 to SELNEC 1.11.69

No new vehicles were delivered between 1949 and 1955.

1955

9

GWH516

Leyland PSU1/14

541369

East Lancs

B43F

51-54

GWH501-504

Leyland PD2/13

541978-81

MCCW

H31/27R

55-58

GWH505-508

Leyland PD2/13

542036-9

MCCW

H31/27R

59-62

GWH509-512

Leyland PD2/13

542087-90

MCCW

H31/27R

63-65

GWH513-515

Leyland PD2/13

542132-4

MCCW

H31/27R

66

JBN140

Leyland PD2/12

531492

Bond

H32/28R

9, 51-66 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1956

10

JBN141

Leyland PSU1/13

550808

Bond

B44F

11

JBN142

Bedford SBO

41738

Duple

C41F

67-72

JBN143-148

Leyland PD2/13

551543/5/6
/85-7

Bond

H33/27R

73-75

JBN149-151

Leyland PD2/13

551951-3

Bond

H33/27R

76-81

JBN152-157

Leyland PD2/13

551544/88
/647-50

MCCW

H33/27R

82-84

JBN158-160

Leyland PD2/13

552095-7

MCCW

H33/27R

Withdrawn 1962 (11), 10, 67-84 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1957

85-94

KWH565-574

Daimler CVG6K

19220-9

East Lancs

H35/28RD

95-105

KWH575-585

Daimler CVG6K

19230-40

MCCW

H34/28R

85-105 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1958

106-112

MBN161-167

Daimler CVG6-30

30004-10

MCCW

H41/33R

113-114

MBN168-169

Leyland PD3/5

573688/715

East Lancs

H41/33R

115-117

MBN170-172

Leyland PD3/5

573855/64/5

East Lancs

H41/33R

118-120

MBN173-175

Leyland PD3/5

573871/4/5

East Lancs

H41/33R

121-122

MBN176-177

Leyland PD3/5

573920/1

East Lancs

H41/33R

106-122 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1959

123-127

NBN431-435

Leyland PD2/37

583412-6

MCCW

H34/28R

128-132

NBN436-440

Leyland PD3/4

583447-51

East Lancs

H41/32F

123-132 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1960

143-150

PBN661-668

Daimler CVG6-30

30075-82

East Lancs

H41/32F

143-150 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1961

133-134

PBN651-652

Leyland PD2/27

600504/5

MCCW

FH35/27F

135-137

PBN653-655

Leyland PD2/27

600530/1/54

MCCW

FH35/27F

138-142

PBN656-660

Leyland PD2/27

600601/915-8

MCCW

FH35/27F

151-155

SBN751-755

Leyland PD3/4

602936/7/96-8

East Lancs

H41/32F

156-161

SBN756-761

Leyland PD3/4

603003-5/43-5

East Lancs

H41/32F

162-167

SBN762-767

AEC Regent V

2D3RA944-9

MCCW

H40/32F

133-42, 151-167 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1962

12

UWH322

Leyland L2

610633

East Lancs

DP41F

168-173

UBN901-906

Leyland PD3A/2

611933-5
/80-2

East Lancs

FH41/32F

174-176

UBN907-909

Leyland PD3A/2

612030-2

East Lancs

FH41/32F

177-179

UBN910-912

Leyland PD3A/2

612071-3

MCCW

FH41/31F

180-184

UBN913-917

Leyland PD3A/2

612177/8
/99-201

MCCW

FH41/31F

12, 168-84 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1963

185-187

UWH185-187

Leyland PDR1/1

622842/3056
/66

East Lancs

H45/33F

188-192

UWH188-192

Leyland PDR1/1

623107-10/649

East Lancs

H45/33F

193-194

UWH193-194

Leyland PDR1/1

622840/1

MCCW

H43/35F

195-199

UWH195-199

Leyland PDR1/1

622898-901
/3055

MCCW

H43/35F

185-199 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1964

14-15

YBN14-15

Leyland PSU3/4R

L01662/3

East Lancs

B49D

16-17

YBN16-17

Leyland L2

L01696/7

East Lancs

B43D

200-203

ABN200-203B

Leyland PDR1/1

L03487/93-5

East Lancs

H45/33F

204-206

ABN204-206B

Leyland PDR1/1

L03496/560/1

Neepsend

H45/33F

207-209

ABN207-209B

Leyland PDR1/1

L03562/3/637

East Lancs

H45/33F

210

ABN210B

Leyland PDR1/1

L03710

East Lancs

H45/33F

211

ABN211B

Leyland PDR1/1

L03711

Neepsend

H45/33F

14-17,200-211 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1965

212-218

ABN212-218C

Leyland PDR1/1

L20256-8
/423-5/91

East Lancs

H45/33F

219-223

ABN219-223C

Leyland PDR1/1

L20422/92
/550-2

MCCW

H45/32F

224-226

ABN224-226C

Leyland PDR1/1

L20574/629/30

MCCW

H45/32F

227-232

FBN227-232C

Leyland PDR1/1

L42247/8
/690-3

East Lancs

H45/33F

233-234

FBN23-234C

Leyland PDR1/1

L42834/5

East Lancs

H45/33F

235

FBN235D

Leyland PDR1/1

L42959

East Lancs

H45/33F

236

FBN236C

Leyland PDR1/1

L42960

East Lancs

H45/33F

237

FBN237D

Leyland PDR1/1

L43043

East Lancs

H45/33F

238

FBN238C

Leyland PDR1/1

L43044

East Lancs

H45/33F

239

FBN239D

Leyland PDR1/1

L43069

East Lancs

H45/33F

240-241

FBN240-241C

Leyland PDR1/1

L43070/157

East Lancs

H45/33F

212-241 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1966

242-246

GBN242-246D

Leyland PDR1/1

L60785-7
/99/800

East Lancs

H45/33F

247-250

GBN247-250D

Leyland PDR1/1

L60861/966-8

East Lancs

H45/33F

251-254

GBN251-254D

Leyland PDR1/1

L61074-6/94

East Lancs

H45/33F

255-256

GBN255-256D

Leyland PDR1/1

L61272/389

East Lancs

H45/33F

242-256 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1967

257-260

HWH257-260F

Leyland PDR1/1

700011/2
/73/4

East Lancs

H45/33F

261-264

HWH261-264F

Leyland PDR1/1

700203/4
/59/60

East Lancs

H45/33F

265-267

HWH265-267F

Leyland PDR1/1

700477/8/577

East Lancs

H45/33F

268-271

HWH268-271F

Leyland PDR1/1

700702/3
/834/5

East Lancs

H45/33F

257-271 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1968

272-278

MWH272-278G

Leyland PDR1A/1

802737-41
/59/60

East Lancs

H45/33F

279-282

MWH279-282G

Leyland PDR1A/1

802799/800
/950/1

East Lancs

H45/33F

283-286

MWH283-286G

Leyland PDR1A/1

802761
/960-2

East Lancs

H45/33F

272-286 to SELNEC 1.11.69

1969

287-291

OBN287-291H

Leyland PDR1A/1

901260-2
/322/3

East Lancs

H43/29D

292-301

OBN292-301H

Leyland PDR1A/1

901499-503
/653-7

East Lancs

H43/29D

287/91/5, 300 new to Bolton, then to SELNEC 1.11.69, the remainder were new to SELNEC.


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