Gelligaer UDC

Bus Fleet List
1928-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1928

1

TX6324

Leyland TS2

60175

Leyland

B29D

2

TX6326

Leyland TS2

60198

Leyland

B29D

3

TX6367

Leyland TS2

60176

Leyland

B29D

4

TX6369

Leyland TS2

60177

Leyland

B29D

5-6

TX6459-6460

Albion SplB24

4312B-C

Hall Lewis

B20F

Withdrawn 1933 (5-6), 1936 (1), 1939 (2-4).

1929

7

TX606

AEC 414

414018

United

B26D

8

NY9178

AEC 202

202161

United

B24D

9

NY7501

AEC 202

202087

United

B25D

9

TX7748

Thornycroft A6

18285

Northern Counties

B26?

10

TX6097

Thornycroft SB

14950

Hall Lewis

B26?

11

TX2462

Lancia Pentaiota

1387

Hall Lewis

B26?

Nos. 7-9[NY7501] ex-Ystrad Saloon Coaches (new 1925 [8-9] or 1926 [7]).
Nos. 10-11 ex-Amber Services (new 1927[11] or 1928).
Withdrawn 1929 (9[NY7501]), 1931 (7-8, 11), 1932 (10), 1934 (9[TX7748]).

1931

7

TG1152

AEC Regal

662946

Metcalfe

B30D

8

TG1154

AEC Regal

662947

Metcalfe

B30D

11

TG1339

AEC Regal

662962

Metcalfe

B30D

12

TG2590

AEC Regal

662951

Weymann

B32D

13

TG2599

AEC Regal

6621119

Weymann

B32D

Nos. 7, 11-13 rebuilt to B32R (probably) by Short Bros. between 1934 and 1939.
Withdrawn 1933 (8), 1943 (11), 1944 (7), 1947 (13), 1953 (12).

1932

10

TG3523

AEC Renown

664220

Weymann

B38D

No. 10 probably rebuilt to B38R by 1934.
Withdrawn 1947 (10).

1933

8

TG4475

AEC Regal

6621447

Weymann

B32D

No. 8 probably rebuilt to B32R by 1934.
Withdrawn 1950 (8).

1934

5

TG6595

AEC Regal 4

0642071

Weymann

B32R

6

TG6594

AEC Regal 4

0642070

Weymann

B32R

9

TG8266

AEC Q

0762031

Short

B39C

Withdrawn 1942 (9), 1945 (6), 1946 (5).

1936

14

MV295

AEC Regal 4

642008

Short

B32F

No. 14 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1931).
Withdrawn 1944 (14).

1937

1

BTX113

AEC Q

0762170

Strachan

B39C

No. 1 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC by 1946 and re-seated to B36C.
Withdrawn 1950 (1).

1938

15-16

DNY448-449

Leyland TS8

300526-27

Strachan

B37F

Nos. 15-16 fitted with new Burlingham B36F bodies in 1945 or 1946 (16); re-seated to B34F at a later date.
Withdrawn 1954 (15), 1956 (16).

1939

2

DTX652

AEC Regal

06623372

Strachan

B36R

4

ETG77

Leyland TS8

303271

Strachan

B36R

No. 2 rebuilt to B34F by Green in 1946.
No. 4 rebuilt to B34F by Bruce in 1950.
Withdrawn 1954 (2), 1958 (4).

1943

3

FNY173

Bedford OWB

11883

Duple

B32F

9

FNY172

Bedford OWB

11790

Duple

B32F

17

FNY171

Bedford OWB

11842

Duple

B32F

18

FNY457

Bedford OWB

15832

Duple

B32F

Nos. 3, 9, 17-18 re-seated to B30F at a later date.
No. 18 re-numbered 11 in 1944.
Withdrawn 1949 (9), 1950 (17, 18[11]), 1953 (3).

1944

7

FNY704

Daimler CWA6

11847

Brush

L27/28R

14

FNY703

Daimler CWA6

11846

Brush

L27/28R

18

FNY559

Bedford OWB

17371

Duple

B32F

19

FNY612

Bedford OWB

18158

Duple

B32F

20

FNY875

Bedford OWB

22991

Duple

B32F

No. 7 rebuilt by Longwell Green in 1955.
No. 14 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1955.
Nos. 18-20 re-seated to B30F at a later date.
Withdrawn 1949 (18), 1950 (20), 1953 (19), 1959 (7), 1960 (14).

1945

21

HB5985

Bedford OWB

16574

Duple

B32F

22

YG7448

Leyland TS6

4870

Burlingham

B36F

Nos. 21-22 ex-Jones Brothers (Treharris) Ltd, (new 1943 and 1934 respectively). Also acquired but not operated was WO6575, a 1932 Dennis Lancet [170224] with Weymann B31R bodywork.
No. 21 re-seated to B30F at a later date.
No. 22 re-seated to B34F at a later date.
Withdrawn 1950 (21), 1956 (22).

1946

5

FTG846

AEC Regal

06624189

Harrington

B36F

6

FTG977

AEC Regal

06624190

Harrington

B36F

23

FTX175

AEC Regal

06624788

Duple

DP35F

Nos. 5-6 re-seated to B34F in 1947.
No. 23 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1951 and re-seated with bus seats becoming B35F.
Withdrawn 1958 (5), 1962 (6), 1963 (23).

1947

10

GTG293

Leyland PS1/1

462332

Willowbrook

B35F

13

GTG294

Leyland PS1/1

462331

Willowbrook

B35F

24

GTG295

Leyland PS1/1

462330

Willowbrook

B35F

Nos. 10, 13, 24 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC between 1953 and 1956 and re-seated to B33F.
Withdrawn 1963 (10), 1964 (13, 24).

1949

9

HTX396

AEC Regent III

9612A2466

Bruce

L27/26R

18

HTX397

AEC Regent III

9612A2467

Bruce

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1965 (9, 18).

1950

11

KNY453

AEC Regal III

9612A958

Duple

B35F

17

KNY454

AEC Regal III

9612A959

Duple

B35F

20-21

KNY455-456

AEC Regal III

9612A960-61

Duple

B35F

Nos. 11, 17, 20-21 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1958 (11) or Longwell Green in 1958-59 (17, 20-21); re-numbered 1-4 respectively in 1966.
Withdrawn 1966 (11[1], 20[3], 21[4]), 1967 (17[2]).

1951

1

KNY960

Leyland PS1/1

500246

Duple

B35F

8

KNY962

Leyland PS1/1

500188

Duple

B35F

25

KNY963

Leyland PS1/1

500190

Duple

B35F

26

KNY961

Leyland PS1/1

500182

Duple

B35F

Nos. 1, 8, 25 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1956-57.
No. 26 rebuilt by Longwell Green in 1957.
Nos. 1, 8, 25-26 re-numbered 5, 7, 8, 6 respectively in 1966.
Withdrawn 1966 (1[5]), 1967 (8[7], 25[8], 26[6]).

1953

3

MTG620

Leyland PD2/10

530088

Leyland

L27/26R

12

MTG883

AEC Regal III

9621A1553

Longwell Green

B35F

19

MTG884

AEC Regal III

9621A1554

Longwell Green

B35F

No. 3 re-numbered 9 in 1966.
Nos. 12, 19 rebuilt by Gelligaer UDC in 1965-66; re-numbered 10-11 in 1966.
Withdrawn 1968 (19[11]), 1970 (12[10]), 1971 (3[9]).

1954

2

OTG320

AEC Regal III

9612A1584

Longwell Green

B35F

15

OTG321

AEC Regal III

9612A1583

Longwell Green

B35F

Nos. 2, 15 re-numbered 12, 13 respectively in 1966.
Withdrawn 1967 (2[12], 15[13]).

1955

27-28

RTX965-966

AEC Reliance

MU3RV
529-30

Longwell Green

B44F

No. 28 was re-seated to B42F in 1966 but reverted to B44F in 1968.
Nos. 27-28 re-numbered 14-15 in 1966.
Withdrawn 1970 (27[14], 28[15]).

1957

16

VNY254

AEC Reliance

MU3RV1518

Longwell Green

B44F

22

VNY255

AEC Reliance

MU3RV1519

Longwell Green

B44F

No. 22 re-numbered 17 in 1966.
Withdrawn 1972 (16, 22[17]).

1958

4-5

YTX61-62

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
2094-95

Longwell Green

B44F

No. 4 re-seated to B42F in 1966, but reverted to B44F in 1967.
Nos. 4-5 re-numbered 18-19 respectively in 1966; to Rhymney Valley District Council (RVDC) 4/74 (re-numbered 61-62 respectively).

1959

7

359CTX

Leyland PD2/40

590478

Longwell Green

L27/28RD

No. 7 was rebuilt by Caerphilly UDC in 1966 and re-numbered 21.
Withdrawn 1970 (7[21]).

1960

14

751HNY

Leyland PD2/40

600957

Longwell Green

L27/28RD

No. 14 rebuilt by Caerphilly UDC in 1966-67 and re-numbered 23.
Withdrawn 1971 (14[23]).

1961

29

363MTG

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
3843

Longwell Green

B44F

No. 29 re-seated to B42F in 1966 but reverted to B44F in 1967; re-numbered 24 in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 63).

1962

6

643PTX

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
3954

Longwell Green

B44F

30

644PTX

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
3955

Longwell Green

B44F

No. 30 re-seated to B42F in 1966 but reverted to B44F in 1968.
Nos. 6, 30 re-numbered 25-26 respectively in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 67-68 respectively).

1963

10

889UTG

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
4899

Longwell Green

B44F

23

890UTG

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
4900

Longwell Green

B44F

Nos. 10, 23 re-numbered 27-28 in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 89-90 respectively).

1964

13

ANY433B

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
5498

Willowbrook

B45F

24

ANY432B

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
5497

Willowbrook

B45F

Nos. 13, 24 re-seated to B43 in 1966 but reverted to B45F in 1967; re-numbered 30, 29 respectively in 1966; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 66, 72 respectively).

1965

9

ETX388C

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
5813

Willowbrook

B43F

18

ETX389C

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
5814

Willowbrook

B43F

Nos. 9, 18 re-numbered 31-32 respectively in 1966; re-seated to B45F in 1967; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 88, 65 respectively).

1966

20

TJU686

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
2126

Duple

B44F

22

UJU774

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV
2187

Willowbrook

B45F

33-34

LTG733-34D

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
6536-37

Willowbrook

B42D

Nos. 20, 22 ex-Jones Omnibus Service, Aberbeeg (Nos. 91, 95 respectively, new 1959, 1960 respectively).
No. 22 to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 74).
Nos. 33-34 rebuilt to B43F in 1971; re-seated to B45F in 1973; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 76, 73 respectively).
Withdrawn 1972 (20).

1967

35

FGW498C

AEC Swift

MP2R001

Willowbrook

B53F

36

STB957C

Leyland PSUR1/1R

L22985

Willowbrook

B53F

No. 35 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1965); to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 49).
No. 36 ex-Leyland demonstrator (new 1965).
Withdrawn 1972 (36).

1968

37-38

TTX37-38G

AEC Swift

MP2R205-06

Willowbrook

B49D

51

PTX451F

Austin LDM30

81621

Gelligaer UDC

M12

Nos. 37-38 rebuilt to B54F in 1972; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 56-57 respectively).
No. 51 was converted from a van body by Gelligaer with perimeter seating; to RVDC 4/74 (retaining fleet no. 51).

1971

21

YNY922

Leyland PD2/40

581705

Massey

L29/28R

39-41

BTX539-41J

Bristol VRTSL6G

VRT/SL2/
153-55

Northern Counties

H44/33F

No. 21 ex-Caerphilly UDC (No. 22, new 1958).
Nos. 39-41 to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 53-55).
Withdrawn 1972 (21).

1972

20

LKG664

AEC Regent V

D3RV107

Park Royal

L31/28RD

23

OTG518

Leyland PSU1/13

541306

Massey

B44F

42-44

KTX242-44L

Bristol RESL6G

[RESL-8-]
384-86

ECW

B47F

100

WKG281

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
3358

Willowbrook

DP41F

101

WKG284

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA
3361

Willowbrook

DP41F

Nos. 20, 100-101 ex-Western Welsh Omnibus Company (Nos. 664, 281, 284 respectively, new 1956 (664) and 1961 respectively). No. 20 was used as driver training vehicle.
No. 23 ex-Caerphilly UDC (No. 8, new 1954).
Nos. 42-44, 100-101 to RVDC 4/74 (retaining fleet nos. 42-44 and re-numbered 81, 84 respectively).
Withdrawn 1972 (23), 1973 (20).

1973

45-47

NKG245-47M

Bristol RESL6G

[RESL-8-]
397-99

ECW

DP44F

102

DKG887L

Bedford YRQ

CW451553

Duple

C45F

103

RTG221M

Bedford YRT

CW456664

Duple

C53F

Nos. 45-47, 103 to RVDC 4/74 (retaining fleet nos. 45-47 and re-numbered 87 respectively).
Withdrawn 1973 (102).

1974

10

RAX583

AEC Regent V

MD3RV461

Massey

L29/28R

No. 10 ex-Bedwas & Machen UDC (No. 10, new 1957); it retained its Bedwas & Machen livery whilst with Gelligaer; to RVDC 4/74 (re-numbered 83).


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