Isle of Man Road Services Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1930-1976


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1930

1-6

MN5462-67

Thornycroft BC

16286/91/
88/93/99/
94

Hall Lewis

B28D

7

MN5469

Thornycroft BC

16298

Hall Lewis

B28D

8

MN5468

Thornycroft BC

16300

Hall Lewis

B28D

9-10

MN5470-71

Thornycroft BC

16301/285

Hall Lewis

B28D

11-12

MN5472-73

Thornycroft BC

16302/283

Hall Lewis

B28D

13

MN5454

Thornycroft BC

16287

Hall Lewis

B28D

14

MN5459

Thornycroft BC

16305

Hall Lewis

B28D

15-18

MN5455-58

Thornycroft BC

16289/303-04/
06

Hall Lewis

B28D

19-20

MN5451-52

Thornycroft A2

15362/58

Emerald

B20F

21

MN5461

Thornycroft A2

15340

Emerald

B20F

22

MN5453

Thornycroft A2

16287

Emerald

B20F

23

MN4903

AEC 507

507081

Massey

B28D

24

MN4910

ADC 416A

416010

Massey

B28F

25

MN4929

ADC 416A

416013

Massey

B28F

26

MN4909

AEC 507

507087

Massey

B28D

27

MN4930

ADC 416A

416014

Massey

B28F

28

MN4902

AEC 507

507083

Massey

B28D

29-30

MN4927-28

ADC 416A

416012/11

Massey

B28F

31-32

MN5492-93

Leyland PLSC3

46557/62

Massey

B28R

33

MN5542

Leyland PLSC3

46565

Massey

B28R

34

MN4960

Guy BB

BB22173

Guy

B28F

35

MN4948

Guy BA

BA2335

Guy

B20F

36

MN4949

Guy BB

BB7076

Guy

B28F

37-41

MN5039-43

Guy BB

BB22437/29/
35/45/41

Guy

B28D

42

MN5584

Leyland PLSC3

46722

Massey

B28R

43

MN5491

Leyland PLSC3

46723

Massey

B28R

44-47

MN5077-80

Guy BB

BB22446/36/
48/52

Guy

B28D

48

MN5106

Leyland PLSC1

45954

Massey

B28R

49

MN5105

Leyland PLSC1

45955

Massey

B28R

50

MN5107

Leyland C

10548

Tolson

B24R

51

MN5108

AEC 202

202267

United

B25F

52

MN5144

Guy BB

BB22466

Guy

B28D

53

MN5942

Thornycroft BC

16068

Hall Lewis

B28D

54

MN5493

Thornycroft BC

16321

Strachan & Brown

B28D

55

MN5973

Thornycroft BC

18796

Hall Lewis

B28D

56

MN5071

Daimler Y

?

Massey

B24F

57

MN5002

Thornycroft A2

14147

Challands Ross

B20F

58-59

MN5003-04

Thornycroft A2

14144/41

Hall Lewis

B20F

60

MN5005

Thornycroft A2

14644

Challands Ross

B20F

61

MN5006

Thornycroft A2

14145

Hall Lewis

B20F

62-65

MN5007-10

Thornycroft A2

14142/46/
646/63

Challands Ross

B20F

66

MN5011

Thornycroft A2

14643

Strachan & Brown

B20F

68-70

MN5013-15

Thornycroft A2

14674/68/76

Strachan & Brown

B20F

71-73

MN5018-20

Thornycroft A2

14670-71/69

Strachan & Brown

B20F

74

MN5000

Vulcan WS

WS39

Vulcan

B20F

75-78

MN5505-08

ADC 416A

416849/47/
48/46

Hall Lewis

B28F

79-82

MN5509-12

ADC 416A

416612/594/
95/93

Bell

B28F

Nos. 1-66, 68-82 ex-Isle of Man Railway Company 6/30. (Nos. 1-22 new 1928, Nos. 23-30 new 1927, Nos. 31-33, new 1928, No. 34 new 1927, No. 35 new 1926, Nos. 36-41 new 1927, Nos. 42-43 new 1928, Nos. 44-49 new 1927, No. 50 new 1920, No. 51 new 1926, No. 52 new 1927, Nos. 53-54 new 1928, No. 55 new 1929, No. 56 new 1921, Nos. 57-66, 68-74 new 1927, Nos. 75-82 new 1928). [No. 67 was destroyed by fire before the transfer - the chassis {14672} was later used as a lorry {No. 11} by the IOM Railway Company].
Nos. 1-18, 31-33, 42-43, 75-82 re-seated to 34-seat in 1939.
Nos. 23, 26 re-seated to 32-seat in 1939.
Nos. 24-25, 30, 48-49 re-seated to 33-seat in 1939; Nos. 24-25 re-seated to 34-seat in 1944; No. 30 re-seated to 34-seat in 1941; No. 48 re-seated to 32-seat in 1944.
Nos. 39-40, 52 re-seated to 30-seat in 1939.
Nos. 61 and 62 exchanged registrations in 1935.
Withdrawn 1931 (74), 1933 (35), 1934 (50-51, 56), 1935 (59, 61[MN5007], 69), 1936 (44), 1937 (27, 45, 47, 58, 63, 65, 70, 72), 1938 (29, 34, 36-38, 41, 46, 57, 71), 1939 (28), 1940 (3, 7-8, 10-12, 23, 26), 1941 (15-16), 1942 (39, 52), 1943 (6, 40, 82), 1944 (4), 1945 (24, 78), 1946 (25), 1948 (30, 43, 64, 75-77), 1949 (1, 5, 13-14, 80-81), 1950 (2, 9, 17-18, 48, 53, 79), 1951 (31-33, 42, 49, 55, 60, 62[MN5006], 66), 1952 (68, 73), 1953 (19, 21, 54), 1954 (20, 22).

1934

35

MN9498

Leyland LT5A

3947

Northern Counties

B28R

50

MN5107

Leyland LT5A

3950

Northern Counties

B28R

51

MN5108

AEC Regal 4

642059

Burlingham

B28R

56

MN5071

Leyland LT5A

3946

Northern Counties

B28R

67

MN9499

Leyland LT5A

3949

Northern Counties

B28R

74

MN9500

Leyland LT5A

3948

Northern Counties

B28R

Nos. 35, 50-51, 56, 67, 74 re-seated to B34R in 1939.
Nos. 50-51, 56 had registration numbers transferred from the previous Nos. 50-51 and 56.
No. 51 ex-AEC demonstrator (new 1933).
Withdrawn 1951 (56), 1952 (35), 1953 (67), 1955 (50-51), 1957 (74).

1935

59

MAN450

Leyland LT7

7374

Leyland

B28R

61

MAN451

Leyland LT7

7373

Leyland

B28R

69

MAN452

Leyland LT7

7375

Leyland

B28R

Nos. 59, 61, 69 re-seated to B34R in 1939.
Withdrawn 1955 (69), 1957 (59, 61).

1936

34

MN7858

Thornycroft A6

16448

?

B23?

41

MAN942

Commer PN3

46536

Waveney

FB14F

No. 34 ex-Cowin, Andreas (new 1929).
No. 41 re-seated to FB16F in 1937 and to FB20F in 1939.
Withdrawn 1940 (34), 1954 (41).

1937

44

CMN75

Fordson V8

?

Waveney

C16F

No. 44 re-seated to C17F in 1939.
Withdrawn 1953 (44).

1938

36-38

CMN690-692

Leyland LT9

17777-79

Leyland

B28R

45-47

CMN693-695

Leyland LT9

17780-82

Leyland

B28R

Nos. 36-38, 45-47 re-seated to B34R in 1939.
Withdrawn 1962 (36, 38, 46), 1964 (37, 45, 47).

1945

26-29

GMN145-148

Bedford OWB

29444/48/
46/47

Duple

B32F

39-40

GMN149-150

Bedford OWB

29250/64

Duple

B32F

Withdrawn 1966 (27-28), 1967 (26, 29, 39-40).

1946

3

GMN714

Leyland PD1

461009

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1970 (3).

1947

4

GMN775

Leyland PD1A

463015

Lancashire Aircraft

H30/26R

6-8

GMN776-778

Leyland PD1A

462930/
3000/14

Lancashire Aircraft

H30/26R

10-12

GMN779-781

Leyland PD1A

462654/
944/99

Lancashire Aircraft

H30/26R

15-16

GMN782-783

Leyland PD1A

470014/
462943

Samlesbury

H30/26R

23-24

HMN726-727

Leyland PD1A

471801/00

Samlesbury

H30/26R

No. 11 was re-numbered 10 in 1968.
Withdrawn 1959 (12), 1967 (23-24), 1968 (6-7, 10, 16), 1970 (8), 1972 (4, 11[10], 15).

1948

25

JMN936

Bedford OB

83896

Mulliner

B31F

34

HMN787

Leyland PS1/1

462354

ECW

B35R

52

HMN788

Leyland PS1/1

462355

ECW

B35R

57-58

HMN789-790

Leyland PS1/1

462356-57

ECW

B35R

Withdrawn 1965 (25), 1967 (34, 52, 57-58).

1949

1-2

KMN503-504

Leyland PD2/1

490614/11

Leyland

H30/26R

5

KMN516

Leyland PD2/1

490619

Leyland

H30/26R

9

KMN517

Leyland PD2/1

490616

Leyland

H30/26R

30

LMN147

Bedford OB

11027

Duple

B32F

63-65

KMN513-515

Leyland PD2/1

490623-24/22

Leyland

H30/26R

70-72

KMN500-502

Leyland PD2/1

484667/69/80

Leyland

H30/26R

75-80

KMN505-510

Leyland PD2/1

490613/18/12/
17/15/20

Leyland

H30/26R

81-82

KMN511-512

Leyland PD2/1

484668/
490621

Leyland

H30/26R

Nos. 1, 2, 5, 9, 63, 65 re-numbered 73, 74, 86, 87, 83, 85 respectively in 1968.
No. 30 ex-Vauxhall Motors (new 1946).
Withdrawn 1967 (30), 1968 (64, 76, 79), 1970 (63[83], 81), 1972 (1[73], 65[85], 70-71, 77-78, 80, 82), 1974 (2[74], 5[86], 9[87], 72, 75).

1950

13-14

MMN11-12

Leyland PD2/1

500146/07

Leyland

H30/26R

17-18

MMN296-297

Leyland HR40

496350/59

Weymann

B40F

43

LMN546

Bedford OB

118286

Mulliner

B31F

48-49

MMN298-299

Leyland HR40

496360/51

Weymann

B40F

86

FMN934

Bedford OWB

23836

Duple

B30F

87

JMN455

Commer Commando

17A0538

Waveney

C32F

92

KMN938

Bedford OL

80559

Armoury

C29F

Nos. 13-14, 17-18 re-numbered 11-12, 46-47 respectively in 1968.
Nos. 13-14[11-12] to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd., 10/76 (retaining Nos. 11-12).
Nos. 86-87, 92 ex-Safeway Service, Ramsey (new 1944, 1947, 1949 respectively); No. 86 re-seated to B32F in 1952; No. 92 did not carry fleet number until October 1955.
Withdrawn 1965 (92), 1966 (86-87), 1967 (43), 1972 (49), 1973 (17[46], 48), 1975 (18[47]).

1951

53

MMN300

Leyland HR40

504649

Weymann

B40F

62

NMN361

Leyland PD2/1

510897

Leyland

H30/26R

66

NMN362

Leyland PD2/1

510965

Leyland

H30/26R

83-85

MMN301-303

Leyland HR40

502363-64/
496363

Weymann

B40F

Nos. 53, 62, 66, 83-85 re-numbered 50, 61, 62, 51-53 respectively in 1968.
Withdrawn 1973 (84[52]), 1974 (85[53]), 1975 (53[50], 62[61], 66[62], 83[51]).

1952

88-91

NMN906-909

Leyland PSU1/13

520996/1234/
0995/1235

Leyland

B44F

Nos. 88-91 re-seated to B40F in 1959 (88-89) or 1961 (90-91); all re-seated to B44F in 1973; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 88-91).

1956

93-95

TMN334-336

Leyland PD2/20

550488-90

Metro-Cammell

H34/28R

Withdrawn 1974 (95), 1975 (93-94).

1957

19-22

WMN5-8

Leyland PSUC1/1

575431-34

Weymann

B44F

No. 19 re-seated to B40F in 1963.
Nos. 20-22 re-seated to DP40F in 1961 (21) or 1963.
Nos. 19-22 re-numbered 5-8 in 1974.
Withdrawn 1976 (19-22[5-8]).

1958

31-33

XMN345-347

Leyland PD3/3

580998-
1000

Metro-Cammell

H41/32R

Nos. 31-33 to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 31-33).

1961

54-56

3680-3682MN

Leyland PSUC1/2

614776-77/
803

Willowbrook

DP41F

Nos. 54-56 re-seated to B43F in 1973; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 54-56).

1964

59-61

6-8MAN

Leyland PD3A/1

L20653-55

Metro-Cammell

H41/32R

No. 59 re-numbered 69 in 1969; re-registered 869OHM in 1969 and re-registered again to 69UMN in 1970.
No. 60 re-numbered 67 in 1970; re-registered 67UMN in 1970.
No. 61 re-numbered 58 in 1968; re-numbered again to 68 in 1970 and re-registered 68UMN.
Nos. 59-61[67-69] to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 67-69).

1967

23-29

23-29HMN

Dennis Falcon

117-123P5

Strachan

B30F

96-98

696-698HMN

Leyland PSU4/1R

701013-15

Willowbrook

DP41F

Nos. 23-29 ex-Aldershot & District (Nos. 276-282 respectively, new 1956).
Nos. 96-98 to Tours (IOM) Ltd. 1/72; returned 3/73; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 96-98).
Withdrawn 1972 (25, 27), 1973 (26), 1975 (23-24, 28-29).

1968

34-36

34-36LMN

Leyland PSU4/3R

801225/
315-16

Duple

C41F

Withdrawn 1971 (34-36).

1970

37-38

37-38UMN

Bristol RELH6L

[RELH-4-]
269/68

Duple

C49F

Withdrawn 1973 (37-38).

1971

39-40

39-40WMN

Bristol RELH6L

[RELH-4-]
326-27

Plaxton

C49F

Withdrawn 1971 (39-40).

1972

41-43

MN41-43

Leyland PD3/4

592208/29-30

Willowbrook

H41/32F

44-45

MN44-45

Leyland PD3A/1

L02477-78

Willowbrook

H41/32F

57-60

MN57-60

Leyland PD3/4

623278-79/
593-94

Northern Counties

H41/32F

63-66

MN63-66

Leyland PD3A/1

L02479-82

Willowbrook

H41/32F

70-71

MN2670-2671

Leyland PD3A/1

L43176-77

Willowbrook

H41/32F

Nos. 41-43, 44-45, 57-60, 63-66, 70-71 ex-Birmingham & Midland (Nos. 2028-2030, new 1960, Nos. 2001-2002, new 1963, Nos. 2024-27, new 1963, Nos. 2003-2006, new 1964, Nos. 2007-2008, new 1966 respectively); to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 41-43, 44-45, 57-60, 63-66, 70-71).

1974

14

MN9514

Leyland National

01405

Leyland

B52F

72-81

LMN72-81

Leyland PD3A/1

L01322-24/
1405-8/93-94/
1321

Weymann

H39/30F

No. 14 re-registered to MAN14A in May 1974; to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet number 14).
Nos. 72-81 ex-Bournemouth Corporation (Nos. 161-169, 160 respectively, all new 1963); to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 72-81).

1975

15-20

MAN15-20D

Leyland National

02099-2104

Leyland

B52F

Nos. 15-20 to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 15-20).

1976

21-27

MAN21-27H

Leyland National

03310-16

Leyland

B52F

Nos. 21-27 to Isle of Man National Transport Ltd. 10/76 (retaining fleet numbers 21-27).


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