Felix Motors Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1921-1976


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1921

-

WR5115

Daimler

1883

?

B20?

WR5115 was originally a lorry and was first recorded as having a bus body by 1924, but it may have been earlier and it seems likely that this was the vehicle that inaugurated the first Felix Motors service.
Withdrawn 1926.

1925

-

WT6858

Guy J

J4288

?

B14F

-

WU2757

Thornycroft A1

12155

?

B20F

WT6858 ex-Parrish Brothers (new 1924).
Withdrawn by 1928 (WT6858), by 1932 (WU2757).

1926

-

FU5327

?

?

?

?20?

-

R7831

Crossley

?

Dickens

B14F

FU5327 purchased second-hand (origin unknown).
R7831 ex-Felix Bus Service, Stanley (new 1924).
Withdrawn unknown (FU5327, R7831).

1927

-

WW2561

Dodge

?

?

B20F

-

WW3239

Thornycroft A2

14679

?

B20F

Withdrawn by 1928 (WW3239), by 1932 (WW2561).

1928

-

DT1296

Thornycroft

16420

?

B20F

-

WW6343

Reo Sprinter

FAX6038

?

B20F

Withdrawn 1933 (WW6343), by 1935 (DT1296).

1930

9

WX3297

Leyland LT1

50896

?

B32F

No. 9 impressed by War Department in 1940, returned 1943; re-bodied by Barnaby to B32F on return.
Withdrawn 1949.

1931

10

WX7065

AEC Regal

662937

Barnaby

B32F

No. 10 rebuilt in 1935 and re-numbered 11 (in 1940?).
Withdrawn 1952 (10[11]).

1932

11

WX9932

Maudslay ML3E

5056

Barnaby

B32F

-

YG952

Bedford WLB

108597

?

B20F

Withdrawn 1938 (YG952), 1940 (11).

1933

12

YG3763

AEC Regal

6621518

Barnaby

C32F

No. 12 re-bodied by Barnaby to H55C in 1943.
Withdrawn 1950.

1935

14

AWT170

Leyland LT7

6756

Barnaby

B32F

Withdrawn 1950.

1937

13

BWW560

Leyland TS7

13194

Barnaby

C32F

No. 13 re-numbered 18 after 1942.
Withdrawn 1957 (13[18]).

1938

15

CWY758

AEC Regent

06615962

Roe

H31/25R

16

CWU707

Dodge SBF

741

Barnaby

C26F

Withdrawn 1942 (16), 1955 (15).

1941

17

WN4751

AEC Regent

6611870

Brush

L25/26R

-

UG5104

Dennis Lancet

170369

Dennis

C32F

-

CWW605

Albion CX9

58003B

Rainford

DP32F

-

DWR728

Albion PK115

25024K

Barnaby

DP31F

UG5104, CWW605, DWR728 ex-Renown, Stainforth. These vehicles presumably took the numbers 18-20 but never wore them and were not repainted into Felix livery.
DWR728 re-seated to C27F before entering service.
Withdrawn by 1942 (UG5104), 1943 (CWW605, DWR728), 1950 (17).

1942

21

EWR423

Leyland TD7

307043

Park Royal

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1956.

1943

22

EWU223

Daimler CWA6

11488

Roe

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1956.

1946

23

EYG33

Leyland PD1

460430

Roe

H31/25R

24

EYG622

AEC Regent

06617840

Northern Coachbuilders

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1957 (24), 1958 (23).

1947

25

FWX799

Leyland PS1/1

462347

Barnaby

C35F

Withdrawn 1959.

1948

26

GWY157

AEC Regent III

09611684

Roberts

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1962.

1949

27

HWX899

AEC Regal III

6821A175

Barnaby

C35F

Withdrawn 1962.

1950

28

JWU131

Leyland PD2/1

500108

Leyland

H30/26R

29-30

JWU132-133

Leyland PS1/1

496111/996

Barnaby

C33F

31

JWX259

Leyland PD2/1

501607

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1959 (30), 1960 (29), 1962 (28), 1966 (31).

1951

32

KWU506

Leyland PS1/1

500261

Barnaby

FC37F

Withdrawn 1965.

1953

33

LWY942

AEC Regent III

9613S7174

Roe

H31/25R

Withdrawn 1966.

1955

34

OWX283

AEC Regent III

9613S8171

Roe

H32/26R

Withdrawn 1969.

1956

35-36

RWU642-643

AEC Regent V

D3RV098-99

Roe

H33/28R

Nos. 35-36 fitted with platform doors in 1963.
Withdrawn 1973 (35-36).

1957

37

TWR174

AEC Regent V

D3RV326

Roe

H33/28R

38

TWR175

AEC Reliance

MU3RV1141

Roe

C41C

No. 37 fitted with platform doors in 1963; to South Yorkshire PTE (SYPTE) 4/76 (allotted number 1161, but did not carry it and was not operated by SYPTE).
Withdrawn 1969 (38).

1958

39

VWY179

AEC Regent V

D3RV517

Roe

H33/28R

No. 39 fitted with platform doors in 1963; to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1162).

1959

40

XWX795

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV2510

Roe

C41F

Withdrawn 1974.

1960

41

9629WU

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV2955

Roe

DP43F

No. 41 re-seated to DP41F in 1974; to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1012).

1961

42

8176WY

AEC Regent V

2D3RA1018

Roe

H41/32RD

No. 42 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1163).

1962

43

932BWR

AEC Regent V

2D3RA1154

Roe

H41/32RD

No. 43 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1164).

1963

44

493DWW

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA4316

Duple

C43F

No. 44 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1013).

1964

45

AWR997B

AEC Regent V

2D3RA1529

Roe

H41/32RD

No. 45 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1165).

1965

46

EWY590C

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA5626

Plaxton

C43F

No. 46 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1014).

1966

47

KYG313D

AEC Regent V

2D3RA1807

Roe

H41/32RD

No. 47 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1166).

1968

48

VWT355F

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7051

Plaxton

DP51F

No. 48 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1015).

1969

49

YYG649G

Daimler CRG6LX

63110

Roe

H44/30D

No. 49 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1224).

1970

50

CWX484H

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7352

Plaxton

C51F

No. 50 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1016).

1971

51

HWW773J

Daimler CRG6LX

64654

Roe

H44/34F

No. 51 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1325).

1972

52

SWT433L

Daimler CRG6LX

66134

Roe

H44/34F

No. 52 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1326).

1975

53

JHL500P

Daimler CRG6LX

67903

Roe

H44/34F

No. 53 to SYPTE 4/76 (re-numbered 1327).


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