Darwen Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1926-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1926

1-2

TD7709-10

Leyland LC1

45299-300

Leyland

B26F

3-4

TD7719-20

Leyland LC1

45301-302

Leyland

B26F

Withdrawn 1939 (4) and 1940 (1-3)

1927

5-6

TE842-43

Leyland PLC1

45866-67

Leyland

B26F

Withdrawn 1939 (5) and 1940 (6)

1928

7-8

TE4587-88

Leyland PLC1

47360-61

Leyland

B26F

Withdrawn 1939

1930

9-10

TF3172-73

Leyland LT2

51253-54

Leyland

B32F

Withdrawn 1944 (9) and 1949 (10)

1936

11-13

ATE77-79

Leyland LT7

9728-30

English Electric

B32R

Withdrawn 1941

1937

14-17

CTC983-86

Leyland TD5c

14686-689

Burlingham

H26/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (14,16-17) and 1952 (15)

1938

18-19

DTD401-02

Leyland TD5c

300685-86

Burlingham

H26/26R

20-23

DTD403-06

Leyland TS8c

300687-90

Burlingham

B32F

Withdrawn 1952 (18-19,21) and 1959 (20,22-23)

1939

24

ETE173

Austin K3CL

2148

Burlingham

C26F

Withdrawn 1942

1940

25-34

ETE371-80

Leyland TD7

304650-59

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1954 (28,30), 1955 (26,34), 1958 (25,32-33), 1959 (27,29,31)

1946

1-3

GTB162-64

Leyland PD1

451848/49/56

Alexander

H30/26R

4-6

GTB165-67

Leyland PD1

460543/
865-6

Alexander

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1966 (1,6), 1967 (5), 1969 (2-4)

1947

7-9

GTC565-67

Leyland PD1A

470991/89/
900

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1967 (7,8), 1968 (9)

1949

35-38

KTD371-74

Crossley DD42/7

94813/12/
44/10

Crossley

H30/26R

39-42

KTD375-78

Crossley DD42/7

94814/50/
45/760

Crossley

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1958 (40), 1964 (37-39,42), 1965 (36,41), 1968 (35)

1951

43

EDB534

Crossley DD42/7

94930

Crossley

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1966

1952

44

OTD575

Crossley DD42/7

95400

Crossley

H30/26R

10-11

OTD576-77

Leyland PD2/10

521764/63

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn    1967 (44), 1970 (10-11)

1954

12-13

RTJ609-10

Leyland PD2/10

540034/33

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1972

1955

14-15

WTB166-67

Leyland PD2/22

550995/96

Crossley

H30/26R

16

WTB168

Leyland PD2/22

550931

East Lancs

H30/26RD

Withdrawn 1972 (14), 15-16 to Blackburn Corporation Transport (BCT) 1.4.74 (As numbers 123,19)

1957

17

434BTE

Crossley Regent V

D3RV373

East Lancs

H31/26RD

18-19

435-36BTE

Crossley Reliance

MU3RV1350/
51

East Lancs

B43F

Withdrawn 1972 (19), 1973 (18), 17 to BCT 1.4.74 (20)

1958

20

739DTC

Crossley Reliance

MU3RV1499

East Lancs

B43F

24-26

461-63GTD

Leyland PD2/31

583182-84

East Lancs

H31/28RD

To BCT 1.4.74 (8, 124-126)

1960

21

MPT39

Leyland PSU1/11

502370

Burlingham

C37C

Withdrawn 1966

1962

22

XNU140

Dennis Lancet

142LU2

Plaxton

B45F

22

TOU321

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV224

Harrington

DP43F

Second-hand vehicles. XNU 140 traded for TOU321 (Withdrawn 1972).

1964

27-28

FTD249-50B

Leyland PD3A/1

L20001/2

East Lancs

H41/31F

To BCT 1.4.74 (127/8)

1965

29-31

MTJ967-69C

Leyland PD3A/1

M40352-4

East Lancs

H41/31F

To BCT 1.4.74 (129-31)

1966

32-34

YTD287-89D

Leyland PD2A/27

L62411/531/
681

East Lancs

H37/28F

23

YTD290D

Leyland PSCUC/1

L72311

East Lancs

DP41F

To BCT 1.4.74 (132-34,10)

1967

36-38

ETF484-86F

Leyland PD2/47

701909/
702404/5

East Lancs

H37/28F

To BCT 1.4.74 (136-38)

1968

39-41

JTF217-19F

Leyland PD2/47

800605/744/
866

East Lancs

H37/28F

To BCT 1.4.74 (139-41)

1969

42-44

PTF408-10G

Leyland PD2/47

900871-73

East Lancs

H37/28F

To BCT 1.4.74 (142-44)

1971

1-2

HTD323-24K

Bristol RESL6L

8/262-63

East Lancs

B47F

21

TRJ110

AEC Reliance

MU3RV38712

Weymann

B45F

No.21 Ex-Salford Corporation (110) and SELNEC (73)
To BCT 1.4.74 (1-2,9)

1972

3-4

STC889-90L

Bristol RESL6L

8/365-66

East Lancs

B47F

To BCT 1.4.74 (3-4)

1973

5-7

RTB807-09M

Bristol RESL6L

8/394-96

East Lancs

B47F

To BCT 1.4.74 (5-7)


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