Derby Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1899-1986


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

Horse Buses

1899

1-5

-

Double-deck
open-top
three-horse
bus

-

?

16/12

Nos. 1-5 ex-Derby Tramways Company (new 1886 (1), 1887 (2), 1888 (3-5)).
Withdrawn 1905 (5), by 1909 (1-4).

1901

?

-

Single-deck
top-covered
two-horse
charabanc

-

Marston & Company (?)

22

?

-

Single-deck
top-covered
two-horse
charabanc

-

Marston & Company (?)

22

These two vehicles were classified as 'omnibuses' by 1905 and used in service; one was converted to an omnibus proper in 1909.
Withdrawn 1917 (two vehicles).

1903

6-9?

-

Double-deck
open-top
three-horse bus

-

-

20/17?

10-14?

-

Double-deck
open-top
two-horse
bus

-

-

?

Nos. 6-14 (of which only the fleet number for No.7 is known for certain) ex-Manchester Carriage & Tramways Company (new 1890).
Withdrawn by 1907 (three buses), by 1909 (remaining six buses).

1909

?

-

Single-deck
saloon
one-horse
bus

-

?

?

Withdrawn by 1917 (one bus).

Battery-powered Buses

1917

1

AY4058

GMC-Edison

-

Brush

B22F

Withdrawn 1923 (1).

1920

2

CH1812

GMC-Edison

-

Marston

B26F

Withdrawn 1924 (2).

Motorbuses

1924

1

CH4289

Tilling-Stevens TS5X

2420

Blackburn Aero

B20F

2

CH4381

Tilling-Stevens TS3A

3098

Marston

B26F

No. 2 (CH4381) was fitted with the body from the former No.2 (CH1812).
Withdrawn 1929 (1-2).

1925

3

CH5181

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3644

Dodson

B36R

Withdrawn 1933 (3).

1926

4

CH5948

Tilling-Stevens TS5A

2421

Dodson

B25F

Withdrawn 1930 (4).

1927

5-6

CH6367-6368

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3709/87

Brush

B35R

Withdrawn 1936 (5-6).

1928

7-12

CH7152-7157

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3793-94/92/
95-97

Brush

B35R

13-14

CH7881-7882

ADC

427004/03

Sanderson & Holmes

B28R

15

CH7877

TSM B10A2

5821

Sanderson & Holmes

B35R

16

CH7880

TSM B10A2

5822

Sanderson & Holmes

B35R

17-18

CH7885-7886

ADC

422097/96

Brush

H26/24R

Nos. 13-14 re-seated to B27R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1934 (13-14), 1936 (7-12, 15-16), 1939 (17-18).

1929

19-22

CH8337-8340

ADC

422105/02/
01/098

Brush

H24/24R

23-26

CH8341-8344

TSM B10A2

6362-63/
420/19

Sanderson & Holmes

B35F

27

CH8680

Guy FCX

22659

Short

H34/32R

28-29

CH8829-8830

Guy FCX

23469/71

Ransomes

H33/32R

Withdrawn 1938 (23-26), 1939 (19-22, 27), 1942 (29), 1945 (28).

1930

30-32

CH8831-8833

Guy FCX

23470/503/
472

Ransomes

H33/32R

33-38

CH9501-9506

Guy FC

23330/23/11/
24/32/31

Brush

H24/24R

Withdrawn 1944 (33-35), 1945 (31-32, 36-38), 1947 (30).

1931

39-41

RC101-103

TSM B10A2

8639-41

Ransomes

B32R

Withdrawn 1939 (39, 41), 1942 (40).

1932

42-43

RC542-543

Guy FC

23816-17

Ransomes

H24/24R

Withdrawn 1945 (42-43).

1933

44

UK7456

Sunbeam Sikh

K10123

Dodson

H35/32R

No. 44 ex-Sunbeam demonstrator (new 1929).
Withdrawn 1939 (44).

1934

45

RC2345

Crossley Alpha

91921

Brush

B35R

46

RC2346

Daimler COG5

8101

Brush

B35R

47

RC2347

Leyland TS6c

5233

Brush

B35R

Withdrawn 1939 (47), 1940 (46), 1941 (45).

1936

48-53

RC4248-4253

Daimler COG5

9721-26

Brush

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (48, 50), 1950 (52), 1951 (49, 51), 1952 (53).

1938

54-63

RC6554-6563

Daimler COG5

10566-75

Brush

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1952 (55, 61), 1953 (56-59, 63), 1957 (54, 62), 1958 (60).

1939

64-73

RC7564-7573

Daimler COG5

10923-32

Brush

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1957 (65-67, 69-72), 1958 (68), 1960 (64, 73).

1942

1-2

RC8311-8312

Guy Arab I

FD25629/28

Massey

H30/26R

74

RC8274

Bristol K5G

57076

Strachan

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (1-2, 74).

1943

3-5

RC8323-8325

Guy Arab I

FD25702-04

Park Royal

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (3-5).

1944

6-7

RC8426-8427

Daimler CWA6

11654-55

Brush

L27/28R

8-9

RC8438-8439

Daimler CWA6

11569-70

Duple

H30/26R

10-11

RC8460-8461

Daimler CWA6

11703/53

Northern Counties

H30/26R

12-13

RC8462-8463

Guy Arab II

FD26650-51

Strachan

H30/26R

14-15

RC8484-8485

Guy Arab II

FD26829/31

Strachan

H30/26R

Nos. 6-7 fitted with 1938 Brush H28/26R bodies from Nos. 63, 57 respectively in 1953.
Withdrawn 1961 (6-7, 12-13), 1962 (8-11, 14-15).

1945

16

RC8616

Daimler CWD6

12271

Brush

H30/26R

17-18

RC8617-8618

Daimler CWA6

12272-73

Brush

H30/26R

19-20

RC8719-8720

Daimler CWA6D

12422/31

Brush

H30/26R

21

RC8721

Daimler CWA6D

12345

Duple

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1962 (17-18, 20-21), 1963 (16, 19).

1947

22-27

ACH622-627

Daimler CVD6

13532-37

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (24), 1968 (23, 25-26), 1969 (22, 27).

1948

28-31

ACH628-631

Daimler CVD6

13538-41

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (28-30), 1969 (31).

1949

32-41

BCH132-141

Daimler CVD6

15135-44

Brush

H30/26R

47*

EVC244

Daimler COG5/40

8558

Park Royal

B38F

75-79

BCH575-579

Daimler CVD6

16665-69

Brush

H30/26R

*No. 47 ex-Coventry Corporation (No. 244, new 1940). This vehicle was used for driver training and never used in public service, although it was given a fleet number.
Withdrawn 1963 (34, 37), 1968 (38-39, 41, 75-77, 79), 1969 (32-33, 35-36), 1970 (40, 78), 1973 (47).

1950

80-84

BCH580-584

Daimler CVD6

16670-74

Brush

H30/26R

85-94

BCH885-894

Daimler CVD6

16675-84

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1967 (84-85, 88-89), 1969 (81-82, 86, 90-93), 1970 (80, 83, 87, 94).

1952

95-104

CRC895-904

Daimler CVD6

17671-80

Willowbrook

H30/26R

105-109

CRC905-909

Foden PVD6

32232/34/
36/38/40

Brush

H30/26R

110-114

CRC910-914

Crossley DD42/8A

95308-09/
97-99

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (108-109), 1969 (105-107, 112, 114), 1970 (95-104, 110-111, 113).

1957

115-124

KRC115-124

Daimler CVG6

19249-58

Park Royal

H32/28R

Nos. 115-124 re-seated to H33/28R in 1959.
Withdrawn 1973 (115, 118-123), 1974 (116-117, 124).

1961

125-134

VRC125-134

Daimler CVG6

19787-96

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1972 (125), 1976 (126, 129-132, 134), 1977 (133), 1978 (127-128).

1962

135-144

YRC135-144

Daimler CVG6

19898-907

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1974 (139-141, 144), 1976 (136), 1978 (137), 1979 (135, 142), 1980 (138, 143).

1963

145-154

145-154CCH

Daimler CVG6

19934-43

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1976 (148), 1978 (145-147, 149-154).

1964

155-164

BCH155-64B

Daimler CVG6

20073-82

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1976 (155, 157, 161-164), 1978 (156, 158), 1979 (159-160).

1966

165-171

HRC165-71C

Daimler CVG6

20146-52

Roe

H37/28R

172-174

HRC172-74C

Daimler CRG6LX

61032-34

Roe

H44/34F

175-184

KRC175-84D

Daimler CRG6LX

61502-11

Roe

H44/34F

185-189

KRC185-89D

Daimler CVG6

20177-81

Roe

H37/28R

Nos. 165-174 delivered with registration numbers FRC165-174C, but re-registered as shown before entry into service.
No. 174 re-seated to H44/31F in 1973.
Withdrawn 1977 (165, 167-169), 1978 (166, 170-171, 185, 189), 1979 (175, 178, 187), 1980 (179, 181-184, 186, 188), 1981 (177, 180), 1982 (174), 1983 (173), 1984 (172, 176).

1967

49-52

DCP849-852

Daimler CVG6

18581-84

MCCW

H33/26R

190-204

NCH190-204E

Daimler CRG6LX

62275-89

Roe

H44/34F

Nos. 49-52 ex-Halifax JOC (Nos. 296-299, new 1954)
Withdrawn 1969 (49-52), 1980 (191-192, 198), 1981 (193-194, 200, 202-203), 1982 (190, 196, 199, 201, 204), 1984 (195, 197).

1968

205-219

UCH205-19G

Daimler CRG6LX

62711-25

Roe

H44/34F

Withdrawn 1981 (205, 208-209, 213, 215-216, 218), 1982 (206-207, 210-212, 214, 217, 219).

1969

220-239

XCH420-39G

Daimler CRG6LX

63551-70

Roe

H44/34F

Withdrawn 1981 (220, 222-224, 229, 232, 235), 1982 (221, 226, 231, 234, 236-239), 1983 (228), 1984 (225, 227, 230, 233).

1970

240-254

CRC240-54J

Daimler CRG6LX

64034-48

Roe

H45/29D

Withdrawn 1978 (250, 253-254), 1984 (240-249, 252-252).

1972

255-259

OCH255-59L

Daimler SRC6LX/33

64771-75

Willowbrook

DP43F

Withdrawn 1979 (255-259).

1973

17

ORA819M

Bedford YRT

CW454751

Duple

C53F

18

ORA818M

Bedford YRT

CW454725

Duple

C53F

19-20

SCH19-20L

Bedford YRQ

CW453020/
143

Willowbrook

C45F

23

7000HP

Daimler CRD6

60000

Weymann

H44/33F

24-25

324-325YNU

Daimler CRG6LX

60003/54

Northern Counties

H40/33F

26

ARA762B

Daimler CRG6LX

60603

Northern Counties

H40/33F

27

JRB481D

Daimler CRG6LX

61216

Northern Counties

H41/31F

28

NRA49J

Daimler CRG6LX

64410

Alexander

H44/31F

30

SRB425

Daimler CD650

18333

Willowbrook

L27/28RD

31

YRB483

Daimler CVG6

18880

Willowbrook

L27/28RD

32

465FRB

Dennis Loline I

135Y1

Willowbrook

H37/33RD

33

303GRB

Dennis Loline I

136Y1

Willowbrook

H37/33RD

34

702PRA

Daimler CVG6

19491

Willowbrook

L27/28RD

35

YRB203G

Bedford VAL70

7T460118

Willowbrook

DP56F

36

BRB674G

Bedford VAL70

7T459067

Willowbrook

DP54F

37

CRA882B

Bedford SB5

96296

Duple

C41F

38

KRB426D

Bedford VAL14

6827558

Duple

C52F

39

NRA680D

Bedford VAM14

6865626

Duple

C45F

40

TNU687F

Daimler SRC6

36024

Plaxton

C51F

41

FRA631H

Bedford SB5

9T470648

Duple

C41F

42

ORB883K

Bedford SB5

1T485152

Duple

C41F

43

DXE137J

Bedford YRQ

1T482715

Willowbrook

B45F

44

EXE276J

Bedford YRQ

0T481598

Willowbrook

DP45F

260-271

OCH260-71L

Daimler CRG6LX

66579-90

Roe

H44/34F

Nos. 17-18, 23, 24-28, 30-44 ex-Blue Bus Service, Willington (new 1973 (17), 1973 (18), 1960 (23), 1962 (24), 1962 (25), 1964 (26), 1966 (27), 1971 (28), 1953 (30) 1955 (31), 1957 (32), 1958 (33), 1960 (34), 1968 (35), 1969 (36), 1964 (37), 1966 (38), 1966 (39), 1967 (40), 1970 (41), 1971 (42), 1971 (43), 1971 (44).
Nos. 260-261, 270-271 to Derby City Transport Ltd.10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1974 (30), 1975 (33, 35-37, 43), 1976 (17-20, 23-28, 34, 38-42, 44), 1977 (31-32), 1985 (262-269).

1975

15

HTO90N

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7500020

Plaxton

C47F

16

HTO91N

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7500021

Plaxton

C51F

Withdrawn 1976 (15-16).

1976

9

NNN9P

AEC Reliance

6U2R33487

Plaxton

C47F

10-11

NNN10-11P

AEC Reliance

6U2R33428/
40

Plaxton

C51F

12-13

NNN12-13P

AEC Reliance

6U2R33489/
97

Plaxton

C53F

21-22

FDK419-20D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6441-42

Plaxton

C45F

51-53

NAL51-53P

Leyland FE30AGR

7505628/
7600000/02

Alexander

H44/34F

58

YJA20

Daimler CRG6LX

60525

Alexander

H44/31F

61

UBX48

Leyland PDR1/1

591470

Weymann

L39/34F

62

WTH113

Leyland PDR1/1

602290

Weymann

L39/34F

63

RTH639

Leyland PDR1/1

590061

MCCW

L39/34F

272-278

NNN272-78P

Leyland FE30AGR

7505629-30/
912/36-37/
7600001/03

Roe

H43/30F

279-288

RCH279-88R

Leyland FE30AGR

7603922-23/
45-46/66/
4287-89/
308-09

Roe

H43/30F

Nos. 21-22 ex-Yelloway MS, Rochdale (new 1966).
No. 58 ex-Greater Manchester PTE (No. 20, new 1963).
Nos. 61-63 ex-City of Oxford MS (Nos. 204, 206, 212 respectively, new 1959 or 1960 (WTH113)).
Nos. 9-12, 51-53, 272-288 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1978 (21-22, 61), 1979 (62), 1982 (58, 63), 1984 (13).

1977

71

RTO71R

Ailsa B55/20

75190

Alexander

H43/34F

No. 71 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet number.

1978

27-28

DED977-78L

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7300341/44

Plaxton

C49F

50

XRR50S

Leyland FE30AGR

7704493

Northern Counties

H43/29F

101

WTO101S

Foden-NCME

95420

Northern Counties

H43/30F

289-298

XRR289-98S

Leyland FE30AGR

7703942-43/
71-72/97/
4110/301-02/
87/490

Northern Counties

H43/30F

Nos. 27-28 ex-Warrington CT (Nos. 3-4 respectively, new 1973).
Nos. 50, 289-298 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1982 (27-28), 1985 (101).

1979

1

DVO1T

Volvo B58-56

13742

Plaxton

C53F

23

PDK463H

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7309

Plaxton

C45F

253-255

MLK440-442L

Daimler CRG6LXB

66453/86-87

Park Royal

H44/27F

No. 1 re-seated to C49F in 1979; re-seated back to C53F in 1983.
No. 23 ex-Yelloway MS, Rochdale (new 1970).
Nos. 253-255 ex-London Transport (Nos. DMS440-442 respectively, new 1972 as H44/24D; converted to H44/27F before purchase).
Nos. 1, 253-254 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1982 (23), 1984 (255).

1980

2

JRB2V

Leyland PSU3F/5R

7904848

Plaxton

C53F

45-48

GTO45-48V

Leyland FE30AGR

7802650/730/
3363/495-96

Northern Counties

H43/29F

102

GRA102V

MCW Metrobus DR102/4

MB5052

MCW

H43/30F

103-105

GTO103-05V

Dennis Dominator

DDA120/205-07

Marshall

H45/32F

250

JGU283K

Daimler CRG6LXB

66400

MCW

H44/27F

256

MLK463L

Daimler CRG6LXB

66489

Park Royal

H44/27F

257-259

MLK465-67L

Daimler CRG6LXB

66516/19/21

Park Royal

H44/27F

299-308

GTO299-308V

Leyland FE30AGR

7803498-99/
808-09/25-26/
92/3928/
4030-31

Northern Counties

H43/30F

309-311

MTV309-11W

Leyland FE30AGR

7900031-32/
134

Northern Counties

H43/30F

Nos. 250, 256, 257-259 ex-London Transport (Nos. DMS1283, 463, 465-467 respectively, new 1972 as H44/24D; converted to H44/27F before purchase).
Nos. 2, 45-48, 250, 256-259, 299-311 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1982 (102), 1986 (103-105).

1981

100

LUG480P

Ailsa B55-10

74010

Alexander

H44/35F

106-108

NRR106-08W

Dennis Dominator

DDA120/270-72

Northern Counties

H43/30F

312-315

MTV312-15W

Leyland FE30AGR

7900135-36/
244-45

Northern Counties

H43/30F

Nos. 100, 312-315 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same numbers.
Withdrawn 1986 (106-108).

1982

3

VRA3Y

Leyland TRCTL11/3

?

Plaxton

C50F

109-115

SRC109-15X

Ailsa B55-10

80041-43/
45-46/53-54

Northern Counties

H39/35F

116-121

TCH116-21X

Ailsa B55-10

81188-93

Northern Counties

H38/35F

122-123

STV122-23X

Ailsa B55-10

80049-50

Marshall

H44/35F

124-125

VRA124-25Y

Leyland Olympian

ON80-81

Northern Counties

H43/28F

Nos. 3, 109-123 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 124-125 re-numbered 204-205 in 1984.
Withdrawn 1986 (124-125[204-205]).

1983

126-127

YAU126-127Y

Volvo B10M-56

3752/4153

Marshall

H45/33F

128

YAU128Y

Volvo Citybus

?

Marshall

H45/33F

Nos. 126-128 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1984

4

A444DTO

Leyland TRCTL11/3

?

Plaxton

C53F

27

UFX627X

Bristol LHS6L

LHS-397

Plaxton

C53F

28

VPR862X

Bristol LHS6L

LHS-390

Plaxton

C53F

29

UFX629X

Bristol LHS6L

LHS-400

Plaxton

C53F

129-133

A129-33DTO

Volvo Citybus

?

East Lancs

H43/31F

206-210

A206-210DTO

Leyland Olympian

ON1090/89/
95-97

East Lancs

H45/27F

Nos. 4, 129-133 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 27-29 ex-Courtlands, Horley (Nos. 4, ?, 8 respectively, all new 1982).
Withdrawn 1986 (27-29, 206-210).

1985

5

B555HAL

Volvo B10M

?

Plaxton

C53F

6

B666KVO

Volvo B10M

?

Plaxton

C53F

134-143

B134-43GAU

Volvo Citybus

?

Marshall

H45/33F

Nos. 5-6, 134-143 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1986

7

C777PNU

Volvo B10M

?

Plaxton

C53F

144-148

C144-48NRR

Volvo Citybus

?

Northern Counties

H42/33F

247

OJD182R

Leyland FE30AGR

7603075

MCW

H45/32F

248

OJD188R

Leyland FE30AGR

7603233

MCW

H45/32F

249

OJD195R

Leyland FE30AGR

7603357

MCW

H45/32F

Nos. 7, 144-148 to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 247-249 ex-Thamesdown (new to London Transport as DMS2182, 2188, 2195 respectively in 1976); to Derby City Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.


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