Chester City Transport

Bus Fleet List
1930-1986


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1930

1

FM5763

AEC Regal

662027

Short

B30D

2

FM5767

AEC Regal

662081

Short

B30D

3

FM5771

AEC Regal

662085

Short

B30D

4

FM5765

AEC Regal

662079

Short

B30D

5-6

FM5769-70

AEC Regal

662083-84

Short

B30D

7

FM5766

AEC Regal

662080

Short

B30D

8

FM5768

AEC Regal

662082

Short

B30D

9

FM5764

AEC Regal

662078

Short

B30D

10

FM5772

AEC Regal

662086

Short

B30D

11

FM5773

AEC Regent

661075

Short

H26/24R

12

FM5777

AEC Regent

661079

Short

H26/24R

13

FM5774

AEC Regent

661076

Short

H26/24R

14

FM5778

AEC Regent

661080

Short

H26/24R

15-16

FM5775-76

AEC Regent

661077-78

Short

H26/24R

17-20

FM6137-40

AEC Regent

661769/72/
73/70

Short

H26/24R

Nos. 4, 10 re-seated to B28D at a later date (No. 10 in 1943).
Withdrawn 1939 (16, 18), 1943 (11, 13-15, 17, 19), 1944 (3, 5, 7, 9,12, 20), 1945 (8), 1946 (1, 2), 1947 (4, 10), 1949 (6).

1931

21-22

FM7045-46

AEC Regent

6611710-11

Weymann

H26/24R

Withdrawn 1939 (21-22).

1934

23-24

FM8649-50

Bedford WLB

109534/37

Duple

B20F

25

FM8936

Leyland TD3

5190

Massey

H28/24R

Withdrawn 1939 (23, 24), 1945 (25).

1936

26-28

AFM517-19

Leyland TD4c

10226-28

Massey

H28/24R

Withdrawn 1945 (26-28).

1938

29-30

DFM390-91

AEC Regent

06616297
-98

East Lancs

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1953 (29-30).

1939

31-34

DFM946-49

AEC Regent

06616520
-23

Massey

H28/26R

35-36

EFM377-78

Leyland TD5c

302374-75

Leyland

H29/24R

Withdrawn 1950 (35-36), 1951 (31), 1952 (34), 1953 (32-33).

1940

37-39

EFM909-11

AEC Regent

06616900/
30/79

Massey

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1955 (37-39).

1941

40-42

FFM113-15

Leyland TD7c

306833-35

Massey

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1950 (41-42), 1951 (40).

1942

43-44

FFM232-33

Guy Arab I

FD25512/16

Massey

UH30/26R

Withdrawn 1954 (43-44).

1943

45

FFM270

Daimler CWG5

11371

Massey

UH30/26R

46

FFM278

Guy Arab II

FD26129

Duple

UH30/26R

47

FFM286

Daimler CWA6

11468

Duple

UH30/26R

48

FFM285

Daimler CWA6

11467

Duple

UH30/26R

49

FFM287

Daimler CWA6

11466

Duple

UH30/26R

50

FFM291

Daimler CWA6

11484

Duple

UH30/26R

No. 46 was re-bodied by Massey to H30/26R in 3/53.
Withdrawn 1954 (45), 1955 (48-49), 1957 (47, 50), 1969 (46).

1944

51-55

FFM295-99

Guy Arab II

FD26548/603/
05/19/30

Massey

UH30/26R

56-58

FFM321-23

Daimler CWA6

11859/60/66

Brush

UH30/26R

Nos. 53-54 re-bodied by Davies to H30/26R in 3/52 (53) or 7/52 (54).
No. 55 re-bodied by Massey to H30/26R in 5/52.
Withdrawn 1954 (52), 1955 (51), 1957 (56-58), 1961 (53-54), 1968 (55).

1945

59

FFM324

Daimler CWA6

11867

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (59).

1946

64-65

FFM660-61

AEC Regal

06624690/
838

Massey

B32F

Withdrawn 1962 (64), 1967 (65).

1947

60-61

HFM170-71

Daimler CVA6

14340-41

Massey

H30/26R

62-63

HFM172-73

Daimler CWD6

12676-77

Massey

H30/26R

66

HFM174

Daimler CWD6

12679

Massey

H30/26R

67

HFM175

Daimler CVA6

14342

Massey

H30/26R

68-69

HFM176-77

AEC Regal

06625630
-31

Massey

B32F

Withdrawn 1957 (66), 1962 (60-61), 1963 (62-63, 67-68), 1967 (69).

1948

70

HFM976

Daimler CVA6

14343

Massey

H30/26R

71

HFM977

Daimler CWD6

12678

Massey

H30/26R

72

JFM745

Foden PVD6G

27292

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (70), 1965 (72), 1966 (71).

1949

73-76

JFM746-49

Foden PVD6G

27714/16/
58/8750

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1965 (74, 76), 1966 (73, 75).

1950

77-78

MFM556-57

Foden PVD6G

30630/68

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (77), 1970 (78).

1951

79-80

MFM634-35

Foden PVD6G

30692/94

Davies

H30/26R

81

OFM33

Foden PVD6G

32252

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1958 (79-80), 1966 (81).

1953

1-3

RFM641-43

Guy Arab IV

FD71864/
63/65

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1972 (2), 1973 (3), 1976 (1*).
*No. 1 was originally withdrawn in 1976 and subsequently used as a driver-training vehicle. It was re-instated as a PSV for promotional work in 1981 and has since been preserved.

1954

4-6

RFM644-46

Guy Arab IV

FD71905/
07/06

Guy/Park Royal

H30/26R

7-10

UFM858-61

Guy Arab IV

FD72303-4/
15-16

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1972 (5, 6), 1974 (7-10), 1975 (4).

1955

11-12

UFM862-63

Guy Arab IV

FD72318-19

Massey

H30/26R

13-18

XFM521-26

Guy Arab IV

FD72584/
604-06/12-13

Massey

H32/26R

Withdrawn 1970 (13-14, 16, 18), 1971 (15, 17), 1976 (11-12).

1957

19-23

713-17CFM

Guy Arab IV

FD73590-91/
94-95/97

Massey

H32/28R

Withdrawn 1973 (20), 1975 (19, 21-22), 1976 (23).

1959

56

DTR907

Guy Arab II

FD28285

Park Royal

H30/26R

57

DTR911

Guy Arab II

FD28279

Park Royal

H30/26R

Nos. 56-57 ex-Southampton CT (Nos. 84, 88 respectively, new 1946).
Withdrawn 1968 (57), 1969 (56).

1961

24-26

324-26VFM

Guy Arab IV

FD74916

Massey

H41/32F

Withdrawn 1976 (24-26).

1962

27-30

327-30YFM

Guy Arab IV

FD75125/
27-29

Massey

H41/32F

Withdrawn 1975 (27), 1977 (30), 1978 (28-29).

1963

31-34

4831-34FM

Guy Arab V

FD75382-83/
97-98

Massey

H41/32F

51

LTV700

AEC Regal III

9621E791

East Lancs

B35R

No. 51 ex-Nottingham CT (No. 700, new 1951).
Withdrawn 1970 (51), 1975 (34), 1978 (31), 1979 (32-33).

1965

35-38

FFM135-38C

Guy Arab V

FD76148/28/
44/49

Massey

H41/32F

Withdrawn 1981 (36-37), 1982 (35, 38).

1966

39-41

LFM139-41D

Guy Arab V

FD76656/
57/55

Massey

H41/32F

52

LFM152D

Leyland PSUC1/11

L71362

Massey

B40D

Withdrawn 1978 (39, 52), 1979 (41), 1981 (40).

1967

53

RFM453F

Leyland PSUC1/11

751014

Massey

B40D

Withdrawn 1978 (53).

1968

54

XFM54G

Leyland PSUC1/11

852068

Massey

B40D

Withdrawn 1981 (54).

1969

42-44

XFM42-44C

Guy Arab V

FD77081-83

Northern Counties

H41/32F

45-47

DFM345-47H

Guy Arab V

FD77106-08

Northern Counties

H41/32F

Withdrawn 1979 (43, 45), 1981 (44, 46, 47), 1982 (42).

1970

48-50

JFM648-50J

Daimler CRG6LX

64648-50

Northern Counties

H43/31F

Nos. 48-50 re-seated to H43/29F in 1977.

1972

55-57

OFM955-57K

Daimler CRG6LX

64651-53

Northern Counties

H43/31F

58-60

WFM158-60K

Daimler CRG6LX

66769-71

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 55-57 re-seated to H43/29F in 1977.
Nos. 57 re-bodied by Northern Counties to H43/29F in 1984 (57).
Nos. 57, 59-60 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1985 (55-56, 58).

1973

64

RDB859

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA3250

Willowbrook

B43F

65

RDB863

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA3254

Willowbrook

B43F

Nos. 64-65 ex-SELNEC (Cheshire) (Nos. 859, 863 respectively, new 1961 to North Western Road Car Co. Ltd.).
Withdrawn 1976 (64-65).

1974

61-63

RFM61-63M

Daimler CRG6LX

66772-74

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 61-63 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1975

66-68

HEN866-68N

Leyland PSU4C/2R

7501432-34

Northern Counties

B47F

Withdrawn 1982 (66-68).

1976

69-71

NMB69-71P

Leyland PSU4C/2R

7504795-97

Northern Counties

B43F

72

175FTJ

Leyland PSUC1/3

585370

East Lancs

B43F

73-74

389-90JTD

Leyland PSUC1/3

594501-02

East Lancs

B43F

75-80

TMB875-80R

Leyland PSU4D/2R

7603710/
807/19/910/
12/13

Duple

B47F

Nos. 72-74 ex-Lancaster CT (Nos. 175, 389-390 respectively, new 1958 (175) or 1959).
No. 80 re-seated to DP41F in 1981 for use on private hire duties.
Nos. 70-77, 79-80 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1985 (69, 78).

1977

81-83

VCA181-83R

Leyland FE30AGR

7602245-47

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 81-83 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1978

84-88

CFM84-88S

Leyland FE30AGR

7703259/40/
63-64/96

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 84-88 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1979

89-93

KFM189-93T

Leyland FE30AGR

7802907/
3834/36/
70/947

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 89-93 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1980

94-98

SDM94-98V

Leyland FE30AGR

7900367-68/
423-24/2195

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 94-98 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1981

99-103

YMA99-103W

Dennis Dominator

[DD121B/]
255-59

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 99-103 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1982

104-106

HMA104-06X

Dennis Dominator

[DDA150/]
520-22

Northern Counties

H43/29F

107-109

KLG107-09Y

Dennis Dominator

[DDA150/]
432-34

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 104-109 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1983

110-112

A110-12UCA

Dennis Dominator

[DDA170/]
672-74

Northern Counties

H43/29F

Nos. 110-112 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1985

1-2

B201-02EFM

Leyland ONLXB/1R

1784-85

Northern Counties

CH43/30F

3-4

B203-04EFM

Leyland ONLXB/1R

1788-89

Northern Counties

H43/32F

113

CKG215V

Dennis Dominator

[SD116/]
185

Marshall

B50F

114

CKG216V

Dennis Dominator

[SD116/]
186

Marshall

B50F

115

CKG219V

Dennis Dominator

[SD116/]
188

Marshall

B50F

Nos. 1 and 2 named ‘Chester Express’ and ‘Chester Mail’ respectively.
Nos. 113-115 ex-Merthyr Tydfil CT (Nos. 215, 216, 219 respectively new 1979).
Nos. 1-4, 113-115 to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.

1986

21

SND83X

Leyland PSU3B/4R

?

Duple

C51F

22

SND87X

Leyland PSU3B/4R

?

Duple

C51F

Nos. 21-22 ex-Greater Manchester Transport (Nos. 83, 87 respectively); to Chester City Transport Ltd. 10/86, retaining same fleet numbers.


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