Moore Bros. (Kelvedon) Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1912-1963


Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1912

F6060

Ford T

?

?

?

Withdrawn ?

1913

F7257

Ford T

2807517

?

?

F7627

Ford T

?

?

4

F7627 ex-Grey, Rettendon Common.
Withdrawn ?

1914

F8563

Clarkson 32hp

?

?

O34R

Withdrawn 1921.

1915

F5619

Thornycroft 30hp

1106

?

Ch14

Ex-Holmes and Smith, Southend.
Withdrawn 1918.

1917

HK2588

Ford T

1062036

?

Ch?

Withdrawn ?

1919

HK4232

Thornycroft J

7116

?

O40R

HK4696

Ford T

719332

?

?

HK6530

Thornycroft

7773

?

O36R

HK4232 ex-Berry, Colchester. Re-bodied to Ch32 by Strachan & Brown c.1920.
HK6530 re-bodied to Ch32 by Strachan & Brown c.1920.
Withdrawn 1921 (HK4232, HK4696), unknown (HK6530).

1920

HK7284

Ford T

3687849

?

?

HK8589

Ford T

?

?

?

HK8599

Ford T

?

?

B?

Withdrawn 1920 (HK7284), unknown (HK8589, HK8599).

1922

NO5124

Thornycroft J

3213

?

O40R

Withdrawn ?

1925

PU9308

Chevrolet

S5166T

?

B14F

Withdrawn ?

1927

TW8006

Chevrolet LM

15327

?

B14F

TW8435

Reo

145422

?

C20F

TW9926

Reo

146448

?

B20F

VW2275

Chevrolet LM

18275

?

B14F

Withdrawn 1932 (TW9926), 1934 (VW2275), unknown (TW8006, TW8435).

1928

VW2851

Chevrolet LO

40038

?

B14F

VW2852

Reo Pullman

GB163

?

B26F

VW3178

Reo Sprinter

FAX5031

?

B20F

VW6756

GMC T40E

404264

Economy

B26F

Withdrawn 1933 (VW2852), unknown (VW2851, VW3178, VW6756).

1929

VX51

Chevrolet LQ

52578

Economy

B14F

VX297-298

Thornycroft A6

18276/298

?

B26F

VX2632

GMC T30

302815

?

B20F

Withdrawn 1935 (VX297), 1938 (VX298, VX2632), 1939 (VX2632).

1930

VX3808

Gilford 168 OT

11207

Wycombe

B32F

VX4075

Gilford 168 OT

11247

Wycombe

B32F

VX4279

GMC T60D

601000

?

B32F

VX4637

GMC T60D

60924

?

B32F

VX7065

GMC T30C

307980

?

B20F

Withdrawn 1937 (VX4279, VX4637, VX7065), 1938 (VX4975), 1939 (VX3808).

1931

EV179-180

Gilford 168 OT

11877/879

Petty

C32C

EV2510

Gilford 168 OT

11948

Petty

C32C

Withdrawn 1941 (EV179), 1942 (EV2510), unknown (EV180).

1932

EV5299-5300

Gilford 168 OT

12046/47

Petty

C32C

EV5301

Bedford WLB

108459

Petty

C20F

EV6337

AEC Regal

6621350

Petty

B32F

KP7060

Gilford 166 OT

10770

Wycombe

B32F

VX2630

Gilford 166 OT

11095

Wycombe

B32F

EV6337 was re-bodied by Duple to C32F in 1937.
KP7060 ex-Sheppey Motor Transport, Sheerness.
VX2630 ex-Bluebird, Tiptree.
Withdrawn 1937 (EV5301, VX2630), 1938 (KP7060), 1954 (EV6337), unknown (EV5299-5300).

1933

UV3200

Gilford 166 OT

10843

Wycombe

C30F

Ex-Venture, Hendon.
Withdrawn 1937.

1934

BEV464-465

Albion Valiant PV70

11509J
11509H

Duple

C32F

BPU202

Bedford WLB

109902

Duple

C20F

BPU676

Bedford WLB

109886

Duple

B20F

VW7483

GMC T42

479D

Waveney

B26F

VW7483 ex-Bluebird, Tiptree.
Withdrawn 1936 (VW7483), 1945 (BPU202, BPU676), 1950 (BEV464-465).

1935

CHK401

Bedford WLB

110026

Duple

C20F

CHK952

AEC Regal

6621740

Duple

C32F

CHK953

Albion Valiant PV71

11602A

Duple

C32F

Withdrawn 1945 (CHK401), 1953 (CHK952, CHK953).

1936

DNO835

Albion Victor PK115

25009A

Duple

C31F

DNO836

Albion Valkyrie PW141

44001I

Duple

C35F

DNO837

Albion Victor PK115

25010F

Duple

C31F

Withdrawn 1947 (DNO835-837).

1937

EVW868

Albion Victor PK115

25014L

Duple

C31F

EVW869

Albion Valkyrie PW141

44011G

Duple

C35F

FEV806

Bedford WTB

8470

Duple

C20F

WL9062-9063

AEC Regent

661115/21

Hall Lewis

L24/24R

WL9062/9063 ex-City of Oxford Motor Services (Nos. G131/137), new 1930.
WL9063 re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1943.
WL9062 re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1944.
Withdrawn 1947 (EVW868, EVW869), 1955 (WL9062-9063), 1957 (FEV806).

1938

GNO267-268

Albion Valkyrie SPPW141

44017K/17L

Duple

C32F

GVW634-635

Bedford WTB

8470/8988

Duple

C20F

WL9068

AEC Regent

661116

Hall Lewis

L24/24R

WL9068 ex-City of Oxford Motor Services (No. G132), new 1930. Rebodied by Northern Counties to L27/26R in 1945.
Withdrawn 1954 (GNO267), 1955 (GNO268, WL9068), 1961 (GVW634), 1962 (GVW635).

1940

UF6468

Leyland TD1

71409

Leyland

L24/24R

VH4875

Leyland TD2

2244

Leyland

L24/24R

UF6468 ex-Southdown Motor Services (No. 868), new 1930.
VH4875 ex-Hanson, Huddersfield (No. 60), new 1933.
Withdrawn 1946 (UF6468, VH4875).

1941

WN4762

AEC Regent

6611899

Brush

L25/26R

WN4762 ex-South Wales Transport (No. 262), new 1932.
Withdrawn 1947.

1942

JPU640

Bristol K5G

57078

Duple

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1958.

1943

JTW447

Guy Arab I

FD25917

Brush

L27/28R

Re-bodied by Massey to L29/28R in 1960 using chassis frame from OVW757 (ex-Eastern National 1192, Guy Arab III) purchased for spares in 1959.
To Eastern National Omnibus Company [ENOC] 2/63 (re-numbered 1024).

1944

JVW999

Guy Arab II

FD26955

Roe

L27/28R

Re-bodied by Massey to L29/28R in 1960 using chassis frame from OWV756 (ex-Eastern National 1191, Guy Arab III) purchased for spares in 1959.
To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1025).

1945

JVX223

Guy Arab II

FD27478

Strachan

L27/28R

JVX553-554

Bedford OWB

26699/799

Mulliner

B32F

JVX555-558

Guy Arab II

FD27433/753/
767/775

Strachan

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1951 (JVX553-554), 1958 (JVX223), 1961 (JVX555).
To ENOC 2/63 (JVX556-558, re-numbered 1031-1033 respectively).

1947

LPU611-612

Guy Arab III

FD28324/325

Strachan

L27/28R

LPU940

Guy Arab III

FD29455

Duple

DP35F

LTW62

Guy Arab III

FD29466

Duple

DP35F

LVW124-125

Guy Arab III

FD29483/485

Duple

DP35F

LPU611 re-bodied by Massey to L29/28R in 1960.
Withdrawn 1961 (LTW62) used as towing vehicle (acquired by ENOC in 2/63, re-numbered 040 and retained as towing vehicle), 1962 (LVW125).
To ENOC 2/63 (LPU611-612, LPU940, LWV124, re-numbered 1034,1035, 027, 028, [LVW125 passed to ENOC as withdrawn vehicle and was re-numbered 029], respectively).

1949

ONO537-538

Guy Arab III

FD36192/93

Strachan

L27/28R

PHK531-532

Guy Arab III

FD70106/108

Strachan

C35F

To ENOC 2/63 (ONO537-538, PHK531-532, re-numbered 1036, 1037, 034, 035, respectively).

1950

PHK533-534

Guy Arab III

FD70153/54

Strachan

C35F

Withdrawn 1961 (PHK533).
To ENOC 2/63 (PHK534, re-numbered 036).

1951

GYL983-984

Guy Arab II

FD27550/563

Weymann

L27/28R

HYM685

Bedford OB

51452

Duple

C29F

MMT876

Bedford OB

38520

Duple

C29F

RTW222

Bedford OB

147090

Duple

C27F

HYM685, MMT685 ex-Fallowfield & Britten, London.
GYL983-984 ex-Birch Bros., London (Nos. K103-104), new 1945. GYL938 re-bodied by Strachan to L28/28R in 1954. GYL984 was re-bodied by Strachan to L28/28R in 1955.
Withdrawn 1955 (MMT876).
To ENOC 2/63 (GYL983-984, HYM685, RTW222, re-numbered 1029, 1030, 025, 026, respectively).

1952

GYL981-982

Guy Arab II

FD27533/530

Weymann

L27/28R

GYL981-982 ex-Birch Bros., London (Nos. K101-102), new 1945.
GYL981/982 re-bodied by Strachan to L28/28R in 1954.
To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1028,1027 respectively).

1953

KGT378-381

Guy Arab III

FD33251M/
44M/307M/
272M

Strachan

C35F

KGT378-381 ex-Dartmouth Coaches, London.
To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 030, 032, 033, 031 respectively).

1954

YEV623

Guy Arab IV

FD72118

Strachan

L28/28R

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1038).

1955

52-53DHK

Guy Arab IV

FD72582/583

Strachan

L28/28R

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1039,1040, respectively).

1956

576-577FVW

Commer Avenger III

T85A0431/32

Duple

C41F

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 037, 038, respectively).

1957

2834-2835F

Guy Arab IV

FD73709/10

NCME

L31/32R

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1041,1042, respectively).

1958

8935-8936NO

Guy Arab IV

FD74120/124

Massey

L34/33R

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1043, 1044, respectively).

1959

19-20PVX

Guy Arab IV

FD74286/288

Massey

L34/33R

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1045, 1046, respectively).

1960

7652VW

Commer Avenger IV

94Y8063

Yeates

C41F

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 039).

1961

372-373WPU

Guy Arab IV

FD74910/911

Massey

L34/33R

To ENOC 2/63 (re-numbered 1047, 1048, respectively).

1963

The following vehicles were on order but not delivered until March 1963, after the take-over and consequently never operated in Moore Bros. livery. They were numbered 1049 and 1050 respectively in the ENOC fleet.

581-582AOO

Guy Arab IV

FD75265/266

Massey

L34/33R


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