Luton Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1932-1970


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1932

1

TM9877

Daimler CH6

8018

Duple

B32R

2

TM9876

Daimler CH6

8011

Duple

B32R

3

TM9880

Daimler CH6

8022

Duple

B32R

4

TM9879

Daimler CH6

8021

Duple

B32R

5

TM9878

Daimler CH6

8020

Duple

B32R

6

TM9882

Daimler CH6

9086

Duple

L26/26R

7

TM9881

Daimler CH6

9085

Duple

L26/26R

8-9

TM9883-9884

Daimler CH6

9087-88

Duple

L26/26R

10-12

MJ183-185

Daimler CH6

9104-06

Duple

L26/26R

13

MJ434

Daimler CH6

9109

Duple

L26/26R

14

MY433

Daimler CH6

9108

Duple

L26/26R

15

MJ1031

Daimler CH6

8070

Willowbrook

B28R

No. 15 probably re-seated to B32R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1940 (2-3), 1944 (1, 4, 6-8, 12), 1945 (9-11), 1946 (15), 1948 (5, 13-14).

1933

16-17

MJ1587-1588

Daimler CH6

8079-80

Willowbrook

B28R

18-19

MJ1589-1590

Daimler CH6

9140/44

Willowbrook

L26/26R

20

VM6401

Dennis E

17477

Davidson

B32R

21

TM5909

Dennis EV

17829

Strachan

B32D

22

MT7868

Dennis ES

17629

?

B32?

23

TM3739

Dennis E

17598

?

B32?

24

RO8252

Dennis E

17223

?

B32?

25

TM5910

Dennis EV

17838

Strachan

B32D

26

TM6084

Dennis EV

17856

?

B32?

27

JK210

Dennis E

17611

Hickman

B31?

28

TM9539

Dennis Lance

126031

Strachan

L50R

29

VM6402

Dennis E

17478

Davidson

B32R

30-31

MJ2336-2337

Daimler CH6

9145-46

Willowbrook

L26/26R

32-34

MJ2747-2749

Daimler CH6

9149-51

Willowbrook

L26/26R

35-36

MJ2879-2880

Daimler CH6

9152/30

Willowbrook

L26/26R

40

MJ459

Dennis E

17592

Strachan

B32R

Nos. 16-17 probably re-seated to B32R at a later date.
Nos. 20, 22, 29 ex-Bluebird Services (all new 1929).
Nos. 21, 23, 25, 28 ex-X.L. Motor Services (new 1929, 1928, 1929, 1931 respectively).
Nos. 24, 26-27, 40 ex-Union Jack Omnibus Company (new 1929, 1930, 1928, 1932? respectively).
Withdrawn 1934 (21-22, 29), 1935 (20), 1938 (24-25, 27), 1939 (23, 26, 40), 1940 (17, 19), 1946 (18), 1948 (16, 32-33, 35), 1949 (28, 30-31, 34, 36).

1934

21-22

MJ5076-5077

Daimler CP6

8103-04

Willowbrook

B32R

29

MJ4151

Daimler CH6

9194

Willowbrook

L26/26R

37

MJ4152

Daimler CH6

9195

Willowbrook

L26/26R

38-39

MJ5454-5455

Daimler CP6

9252-53

Willowbrook

L26/26R

Withdrawn 1940 (22, 29), 1946 (37), 1948 (21), 1949 (38-39).

1935

20

MJ6126

Daimler COG5

8162

Willowbrook

B32R

41-44

MJ6492-6495

Daimler COG5

9265-68

Willowbrook

L26/26R

45

MJ8924

Daimler COG5

8173

Willowbrook

B39R

Withdrawn 1946 (43-44), 1950 (41-42, 45), 1951 (20).

1936

46

MJ9057

Daimler COG5

8198

Willowbrook

B39R

47

MJ9682

Daimler COG5

8223

Willowbrook

B39R

48

MJ9681

Daimler COG5

8224

Willowbrook

B39R

49

ANM257

Daimler COG5

8225

Willowbrook

B39R

50-51

ANM573-574

Daimler COG5

9719-20

Willowbrook

L26/26R

52-53

ANM833-834

Daimler COG5

9717-18

Willowbrook

L26/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (50), 1950 (47-48, 52), 1951 (46, 49), 1954 (51, 53).

1937

54-56

ATM969-971

Daimler COG5

8299-301

Willowbrook

B39R

57

AMJ802

Daimler COG5

9958

Willowbrook

L26/26R

58

AMJ801

Daimler COG5

9956

Willowbrook

L26/26R

59

AMJ816

Daimler COG5

9957

Willowbrook

L26/26R

60

BBM245

Bedford WTB

111230

Duple

B26F

61-64

BNM179-182

Daimler COG5

9954-55/59-60

Willowbrook

L26/26R

65

BTM119

Daimler COG5

10307

Willowbrook

L26/26R

Withdrawn 1948 (60), 1950 (57, 59, 65), 1951 (54-56), 1952 (63), 1953 (58, 61-62, 64).

1938

24-25

BTM898-899

Daimler COG5

8354-55

Willowbrook

B39R

27

BTM900

Daimler COG5

8353

Willowbrook

B39R

66

BTM642

Daimler COG5

10308

Willowbrook

L26/26R

67-70

CNM42-45

Daimler COG5

10336-39

Willowbrook

L26/26R

Withdrawn 1950 (67, 69), 1951 (24-25), 1952 (27, 68), 1953 (66), 1954 (70).

1942

71-74

DNM881-884

Leyland TD7

307890-91/
88/92

Brush

L27/28R

75

DTM30

Bristol K5G

57077

Duple

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1954 (71-73), 1957 (74-75).

1943

76-79

DTM476-479

Guy Arab I

FD25842/35/
51/916

Brush

L27/28R

80-83

DTM480-483

Daimler CWG5

11338/60-61/
84

Brush

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1953 (76-79, 82), 1956 (80-81), 1957 (83).

1944

84-85

DMJ84-85

Bristol K6A

W1044-45

Park Royal

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1956 (84-85).

1945

86-87

DMJ86-87

Bristol K6A

W1046/54

Park Royal

H30/26R

No. 86 re-seated to H30/28R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1956 (86-87).

1946

88-91

EBM88-91

Bristol K6A

W3158-61

Weymann

H30/26R

92-94

EBM92-94

Crossley DD42/3T

93839/42/50

Crossley

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1960 (88-91), 1963 (92-94).

1947

95-99

EBM95-99

Crossley DD42/3T

93852/68/
51/87/85

Crossley

H30/26R

109-111

FNM109-111

Crossley DD42/5

94029/23/39

Crossley

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (95-99, 109-111).

1948

100-107

FNM100-107

Crossley DD42/5T

94138/46/44/
73/70/72/74/
71

Crossley

L27/26R

112-117

FNM112-117

Leyland PD2/1

481248/47/
037/250/49/46

Leyland

L27/26R

118-123

FNM118-123

Leyland PD2/1

481070/245/
069/75/244/
068

Leyland

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1965 (100-103, 105), 1966 (104, 106-107, 112-115, 117, 122-123), 1967 (116, 118-121).

1949

108

FNM108

Crossley DD42/5T

94175

Crossley

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1966.

1953

124-128

LBM124-128

Leyland PD2/10

530202/01/03/
323/22

Leyland

L27/28R

129-133

MNM129-133

Leyland PD2/10

532078-79/81/
1795/94

Leyland

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1967 (124-128), 1968 (129, 131), 1969 (130, 132-133).

1954

134-138

MNM134-138

Leyland PD2/10

540308-09/
411/520/489

Leyland

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1968 (136, 138), 1969 (134-135, 137).

1956

139-143

RNM139-143

Leyland PD2/22

560646-50

MCCW

L27/28R

144-147

RMJ144-147

Leyland PD2/22

561346-49

MCCW

L27/28R

Nos. 140, 143-147 to United Counties Omnibus Company (UCOC) 1/70 (re-numbered 800/803-807, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).
Withdrawn 1969 (139, 141-142).

1957

148-152

UNM148-152

Leyland PD2/31

572372-76

MCCW

L27/28R

Nos. 148-152 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 808-812, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1959

153-157

WTM153-157

Leyland PD2/30

583670-72/
91-92

Weymann

L27/28R

Nos. 153-157 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 813-817, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1960

158-162

158-162ANM

Leyland PD2/30

600674/99/
873-75

East Lancs

L27/28R

163-164

163-164ANM

Dennis Loline II

101-02YF5

East Lancs

H35/28F

Nos. 158-164 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 818-824, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1961

89

JEV419

Bristol K5G

55058

ECW

L27/28R

90

JEV426

Bristol K5G

55081

ECW

L27/28R

91

JEV416

Bristol K5G

55055

ECW

L27/28R

Nos. 89-91 ex-United Counties OC (Nos. 680, 687, 677 respectively, all new 1940).
Withdrawn 1965 (89-91).

1963

165-170

165-170EMJ

Albion LR7

62106J/7F/
7H/8F/8H/8J

East Lancs

H35/30F

171-174

171-174HTM

Albion LR7

62109L/10A/
09K/14D

East Lancs

H35/30F

175-180

175-180HTM

Albion LR7

62114E/14F/
14H/14J/14K/
14L

Neepsend

H35/30F

Nos. 165-180 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 825-840, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1965

181-186

FXD181-86C

Dennis Loline III

1164-69
L3AF3C1

Neepsend

H39/30F

Nos. 181-186 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 841-846, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1967

101-105

MXD101-05E

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL-3-]
107-111

ECW

B48D

106-110

NXE106-10E

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL-3-]
224-25/231-33

ECW

B48D

Nos. 101-110 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 361-370, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1968

111-112

PXE111-12F

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL-3-]
347-48

ECW

B48D

113-120

PXE113-20G

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL-3-]
351-55/70-75

ECW

B48D

121-130

UXD121-30G

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL-3-]
605-08/16-21

ECW

B48D

Nos. 113-120 delivered with registration numbers PXE113-120F but were re-registered as shown.
Nos. 127-130 never entered service with Luton Corporation because of industrial dispute.
Nos. 111-130 to UCOC 1/70 (re-numbered 371-390, but retained Luton CT fleet numbers until repainted).

1969

131-135

XXE131-35H

Bristol LHS6P

LHS115-19

ECW

B37F

Nos. 131-135 never operated in service by Luton Corporation.
Nos. 131-135 to UCOC 1/70 (transferred to Eastern Counties OC as nos. LHS595-99 [re-registered WNG101-105H] in 2/70).


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