North Western Road Car Co. Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1923-1974
Part 1: 1923-1949


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1923

270

MA1059

AEC YC

14204

Birch

B26R

271

MA1007

AEC YC

14205

Birch

B26R

277

MA1109

AEC YC

14203

Dodson

B26R

281-282

MA1187-1188

AEC YC

14396-97

Birch

B26R

283

MA2569

AEC YC

14398

Birch

Ch30

284

MA1330

AEC YC

14399

Brush

B26R

287

MA1189

AEC YC

14402

Birch

B26R

288

MA1233

AEC YC

14403

Birch

B26R

289

MA1236

AEC YC

14357

Carter

Ch30

290

MA3128

AEC YC

14417

Birch

Ch30

291

MA1522

AEC YC

14418

Carter

Ch30

292

MA2284

AEC YC

14419

Birch

Ch30

317

MA507

Daimler CC

?

?

B26F

318

MA1687

Daimler CK

3408

?

B26F

321

LH9033

Daimler CC

369

?

B26F

334

MA1331

Daimler Y

6112

Brush

B29F

346

MA2149

AEC YC

15545

Birch

B29F

347

MA2151

AEC YC

15546

Brush

B29F

361

EO2323

Daimler Y

7182

Brush

Ch28

368

MA2150

AEC YC

15547

Glendower

B29F

369-370

MA2152-2153

AEC YC

15548-49

Glendower

B29F

375

MA2154

AEC YC

15550

Brush

B29F

376

MA2155

AEC YC

15551

Glendower

B29F

377-378

MA2156-2157

AEC YC

15552-53

Brush

B29F

379

MA2158

AEC YC

15554

Glendower

B29F

389-390

MA6410-6411

Daimler Y

5784/7153

Glendower

B29F

391-392

MA7485-7486

Daimler Y

6204/7049

Strachan & Brown

B29F

397

EO757

Daimler Y

3214

Brush

Ch32

398

EO2744

Daimler Y

?

Dodson

B???

412

MA9135

Daimler Y

7139

Strachan & Brown

B32F

413

MA9134

Daimler Y

7223

Glendower

B32F

414

MA9691

Daimler Y

6145

Glendower

B32F

415

MA9692

Daimler Y

5613

Strachan & Brown

B32F

420

MB136

Daimler Y

7007

Strachan & Brown

B32F

421

MA9846

Daimler Y

5893

Strachan & Brown

B32F

433

MB1713

Daimler Y

5946

Brush

B26F

434-436

MB160-162

Daimler Y

5681/6056/
7329

Brush

B32F

437

MA9694

Daimler Y

5942

Strachan & Brown

B32F

438

MB163

Daimler Y

6236

Brush

B32F

439

MA9847

Daimler Y

5283

Glendower

B32F

440

MA9693

Daimler Y

7323

Strachan & Brown

B32F

447

XB9973

Daimler Y

4476

Brush

B29F

448

XD8133

Daimler Y

?

Brush

B29F

449

XD8209

Daimler Y

?

Brush

B29F

450

XB9975

Daimler Y

4648

Brush

B29F

451

XB9978

Daimler Y

3964

Brush

B29F

452

MB2472

Daimler Y

4624

Brush

B25F

468

MB2391

Daimler Y

4376

Brush

B26F

469

MB2390

Daimler Y

4444

Brush

B25F

470

XK7595

Daimler Y

?

Brush

B29F

471

MB2471

Daimler Y

4325

Brush

B25F

472

XB8914

Daimler Y

7164

Brush

B25F

473-474

MB2922-2923

Daimler Y

5831/6515

Brush

B25F

Nos. 270-271, 277, 281-284, 287-292, 317-318, 321, 334, 346-347, 361, 368-370, 375-379, 389-392, 397-398, 412-415, 420-421, 433-440, 447-451 ex-British Automobile Traction Company, Macclesfield (new 1919-1923).
No. 289 is also quoted as chassis no. 14457.
No. 317 is quoted as chassis no. 16001 but this is incorrect.
No. 270 re-seated to B32R at a later date.
Nos. 277, 281 re-seated to B28R, B32R respectively in 1924.
No. 289 fitted with B26? body in 1924.
No. 361 fitted with B25? body at a later date.
No. 376 received Brush B25F body ex-468 in Oct. 1923.
No. 413 re-seated to B26F in 1926.
Nos. 452, 468-469, 471, 473-474 ex-War Department (new 1916).
No. 468 fitted with Glendower B29F body ex-376 in Oct. 1923.
No. 469 re-seated to B26F at a later date.
Nos. 470, 472 purchased second-hand (bodies new 1922, 1920 respectively; probably ex-War Department via Samuelson, London).
Nos. 270-271, 277, 281-284, 287-290, 292 re-numbered 14-25 respectively; Nos. 334, 346-347, 361, 368-370 re-numbered 40, 29-30, 41, 31-33 respectively; Nos. 375-379, 391, 397, 398 re-numbered 34-38, 43, 42, 44 respectively; Nos. 412-415, 420-42, 433-440, 447-451 re-numbered 45-63 respectively; Nos. 452, 468-474 re-numbered 64, 66, 65, 67, 68-71 respectively, all in 1927.
Withdrawn 1924 (291, 390, 392), 1925 (321), 1927 (452[64], 468[66], 471[68]), 1928 (270-271[14-15], 277[16], 281[17], 284[20], 287[21], 288-289[22-23], 290[24], 292[25], 317-318, 334[40], 346-347[29-30], 361[41], 368-370[31-33], 375-379[34-38], 389, 397[42], 398[44], 412-415[45-48], 421[50], 433[51], 435[53], 437[55], 439-440[57-58], 447-451[59-63], 470[67], 472[69]), 1929 (283[19], 391[43], 436[54], 473-474[70-71]), 1930 (282[18]), 1934 (420[49], 434[52], 438[56], 469[65]).

1924

-

B2287

Enfield 35hp

?

?

B30R

1

B5729

Leyland

?

Leyland

B30F

2

B5735

Leyland

?

Leyland

B30F

3

MA1321

Leyland

10334

Leyland

B30F

4

MA3698

Leyland 36hp

10770

Leyland

B30F

5

MA3915

Leyland 36hp

10721

Northern Counties

Ch30

6

B5939

Enfield 35hp

?

?

B30R

7

MA3699

Leyland 36hp

10769

Leyland

B30R

8-9

MA4098-4099

Leyland 36hp

10772/71

Leyland

B30R

10

MA665

Austin

?

?

?20?

11

MA3697

Ford T

353248

?

B12?

12

MA3372

AEC Y

10955

Strachan & Brown

B30F

13

MA782

AEC YC

?

Strachan & Brown

B30F

14

XL101

De Dion Bouton

?

De Dion

B20F

15

XL97

De Dion Bouton

?

De Dion

B20F

16

MA1237

AEC YC

13015

Strachan & Brown

B30F

18

MA4154

Leyland 36hp

10722

Leyland

B30F

19

MA783

Leyland ES5

10065

Northern Counties

Ch30

20

B8637

Leyland

?

Leyland

B30F

55-80

DB5000-5025

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3064-89

Tilling

B36R

81-90

DB5027-5036

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3329-38

Tilling

B36R

91

DB5039

Tilling-Stevens TS4

3381

Brush

B36R

B2287 and Nos. 1-16, 18-20 ex-Mid-Cheshire Bus Company, Northwich (new 1914, 1914, 1920, 1920, 1920, 1914, 1920, 1920, 1920, 1919, 1920, 1919, 1919, ?, ?, 1919, 1920, 1919, 1919 respectively). B2287 (new 1914) was allocated fleet number 5 but was immediately withdrawn, the fleet number being re-allocated to MA3915 instead. Nos. 2-5, 7-9, 12-16, 18-20 re-numbered 3, 75, 77, 76, 78-80, 27, 28, 2, 1, 26, 81-83 respectively in 1927.
Nos. 55-80 re-numbered 100-125 respectively; Nos. 81-90 re-numbered 127-136 respectively; No. 91 re-numbered 139; all in 1927. Most re-seated to B38R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1925 (B2287, 1, 6, 10-11), 1928 (2[3], 8-9[79-80], 12[27], 13[28], 14[2], 15[1], 16[26], 18[81], 19[82], 20[83]), 1929 (3[75], 4[77], 7[78]), 1931 (5[76], 55-80[100-125], 81-90[127-136], 91[139]).

1925

140-164

DB5040-5064

Tilling-Stevens TS4

3613-3637

Tilling

B36R

165-188

DB5065-5088

Tilling-Stevens TS4

3601-08/10-
12/09/48-59

Tilling

O51R


Nos. 166-169, 176, 179, 182-188 received Brush B32R bodies by 1930; remaining double-deckers re-seated to O54R by then.
Withdrawn 1930 (146, 165, 170-173, 175-178, 180-182, 185), 1931 (140-145, 147-164, 166-169, 174, 179, 183-184, 186-188).

1926

29

MB769

Leyland SG7

12045

Leyland

B32D

30

MB1699

Leyland SG7

12044

Leyland

B32R

31-32

MB4808-4809

Leyland SG7

12885-86

Leyland

B40D

33

MB7751

Leyland SG9

13247

Leyland

B40D

34

MB7799

Leyland SG9

13248

Leyland

B40D

35-36

MA8476-8477

Leyland G7

12315/14

Leyland

B32R

37

MA9638

Leyland G7

22400

Leyland

B32R

38

MB3006

Leyland G7

22924

Leyland

B32R

39

MB3246

Leyland G7

22954

Leyland

B32R

40

MB7412

Leyland C7

35183

Leyland

B30F

41

MB7447

Leyland C7

35170

Leyland

B30F

42

MB7514

Leyland C9

35111

Leyland

B26F

43-44

MB6339-6340

Leyland A13

35037-38

Leyland

B36R

45

MB7027

Renault JX1

149063

Allen

B20F

46

MB8256

Renault KX

145946

Horsfield

B26F

47-48

MB9036-9037

Renault MV

162025/
177354

Horsfield

B26F

49

MB4805

Renault JX1

136212

Ashcroft

B20F

50

MB4806

Renault JX2

124573

Ashcroft

B26F

51

MB4807

Renault JX1

136211

Ashcroft

B20F

52

MB4192

Renault JX1

130623

Allen

B20F

53

MB4246

Renault JX1

132410

Evans

B20F

54

MB4623

Renault JX1

?

Allen

B20F

193-198

DB5093-5098

Tilling-Stevens TS4

3768-71/65-66

Tilling

B36R

199-204

DB5099-5104

Tilling-Stevens TS4

3767/72-73/
76/75/74

Brush

B32R

Nos. 29-54 ex-Altrincham & District MS (new 1922, 1923, 1924, 1924, 1925, 1925, 1921, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1923, 1925, 1925, 1925, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1925, 1925, 1925, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1924, 1924 respectively); re-numbered 84-99, 4-7, 11-13, 8-10 respectively in 1927.
Withdrawn 1927 ( 51[13]), 1928 (45-48[4-7], 49-50[11-12], 52-54[8-10]), 1929 (29[84], 31-38[86-93]), 1930 (43[98], 193-204), 1932 (30[85], 44[99]).

1927

21

CP742

Daimler Y

6158

Birch

Ch28

22-23

CP747-748

Daimler Y

6163/?

Birch

Ch28

209-220

DB5109-5120

Tilling-Stevens B9A

5256-67

Tilling

B40R

Nos. 21-23, chassis ex-Halifax Corporation (Nos. 4-6, new 1916); fitted with 1922 Birch Ch28 bodies ex-Potteries Electric Traction (Nos. 30-32); re-numbered 72-74 later in 1927.
Nos. 209-220 re-seated to B39R in 1931.
Withdrawn 1928 (21-23[72-74]), 1934 (209-210, 214), 1935 (212, 220), 1936 (211, 213, 215-219).

1928

3

TC9862

Leyland A13

35155

Jackson

B26?

45

EH5387

Leyland A9

19926

Jackson

B20D

126

TD9298

AEC

202264

United

B20D

137

TD4054

AEC Renown

?

United

B32D

138

TD3550

AEC

?

United

B20D

207

TD4606

Leyland A13

35966

Leyland

B26F

221-226

DB5121-5126

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5603-08

Tilling

B36R

227-232

DB5127-5132

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5609-14

Brush

B36R

233-238

DB5133-5138

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5615-20

Tilling

B36R

239-245

DB5139-5145

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5621-27

Brush

B36R

246-258

DB5146-5158

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5666-78

Tilling

B32R

259-270

DB5159-5170

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5679-90

Brush

B32R

271-290

DB5171-5190

Tilling-Stevens B10A

5767-86

Tilling

B36R

291-295

DB5191-5195

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6201/03/02/
04-05

Tilling

B35R

296-300

DB5196-5200

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6206-10

Brush

B35R

301-305

DB5201-5205

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6211-15

Tilling

B35R

306-310

DB5206-5210

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6216-20

Brush

B35R

Nos. 3, 45, 126, 137-138, 207 ex-Tetlow & Collier, Flixton (new 1924, 1924, 1927, 1925, 1925, 1926 respectively).
Nos. 221-245, 271-290 re-seated to B35R in 1931; most fitted with 1930 B31R bodies from unknown vehicles c.1935.
Nos. 291-293, 295-310 re-bodied by ECOC to B31R in 1935; No. 294 was fitted with 1930 B31R body ex-unknown vehicle in 1935.
Withdrawn 1929 (3, 45, 126, 137-138, 207), 1934 (221-224, 227-229, 231-234, 237-239, 242-244, 248, 274), 1935 (226, 236, 245, 249-250), 1936 (230, 240-241, 246-247, 251-266, 268-271, 273, 275-276, 280-281, 283-284, 290), 1937 (25, 277), 1938 (235, 267, 272, 278-279, 282, 285-287, 289, 294), 1939 (295, 302-303), 1941 (291, 293, 299), 1946 (292, 296-298, 300-301, 304-310).

1929

311-350

DB5211-5250

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6266-305

Tilling

B36R

351-390

DB5251-5290

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6306-45

Brush

B35R

391-399

DB5291-5299

Leyland TS1

60545-53

Leyland

B26R

400-415

DB9300-9315

Leyland TS1

60557/56/58/
61/55/54/62-
64/60/59/65-69

Leyland

B26R

416

DB9316

Crossley Eagle

90051

Tilling

B35R

Nos. 311-350 re-seated to B35R in 1931; Nos. 311-315, 319-322, 324-325, 327, 329-347, 349-350, 352, 354-355, 357-359, 361-362, 364-366, 368-384, 387-389 re-bodied by ECOC to B31R in 1935.
No. 416 was on hire from Crossley for evaluation.
Withdrawn 1930 (416), 1931 (391-415), 1934 (316-318, 323, 326, 348, 351, 353, 356, 360, 363, 367, 385-386, 390), 1938 (328), 1939 (330, 358, 369), 1941 (315, 325, 327, 335, 337, 342, 344-345, 357, 364, 368, 377, 380-381, 383), 1942 (312, 336, 343, 352, 355, 362, 371, 374-375), 1946 (311, 313-314, 319-322, 324, 329, 331-334, 338-341, 346-347, 349-350, 354, 359, 361, 365-366, 370, 372-373, 376, 378-379, 382, 384, 387-389).

1930

417-441

DB9317-9341

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6536-60

Tilling

B31R

442-466

DB9342-9366

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6561-85

Brush

B31R

467

DB9367

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6834

Tilling

B31R

468-496

DB9368-9396

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6757-85

Tilling

B31R

497

DB9397

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6756

Tilling

B35R

No. 497 fitted with the 1929 Tilling B35R body ex-416 from new.
Nos. 417, 419, 421-422, 430, 443-445, 448, 453, 458-497 re-bodied by ECOC to B31R in 1935.
Withdrawn 1938 (418, 420, 423-424, 427-428, 431-442, 446-447, 449-452, 454-455), 1939 (425-426, 429, 432, 456-457), 1941 (421, 430, 443-445, 453, 458, 460, 464, 470-472, 474, 476, 478, 481-482, 485, 491-492), 1946 (417, 419, 422, 448, 459, 461-463, 465-469, 473, 475, 477, 479-480, 483-484, 486-490, 493-497).

1931

498-503

DB9398-9403

Leyland TD1

71874-79

Leyland

L24/24R

504-515

DB9404-9415

Leyland TS1

61622-33

Harrington

C26R

516-521

DB9416-9421

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6915-20

Tilling

B31R

522-530

DB9422-9430

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8587/90/95/
621/589/94/
92-93/98

Tilling

B31R

531-538

DB9431-9438

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8629/03/597/
99/608/20/
588/627

Tilling

B31R

539-545

DB9439-9445

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8602/36/38/
35/37/33/34

Tilling

B31R

546-555

DB9446-9455

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8584-85/83/
86/91/601/04/
11/05/596

Brush

B35R

556-566

DB9456-9466

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8616/09/12/
06/00/22/10/
24/26/28/32

Brush

B35R

567-577

DB9467-9477

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8619/23/30-
31/05/07/13-
14/25/17-18

Brush

B35R

Nos. 504-515 re-bodied by Harrington to C32F in 1934; Nos. 504-506, 508-513, 515 requisitioned by War Department in 1941, re-purchased in 1946 and re-bodied with 1934 Harrington C32F bodies ex-657-665, 667, which had been removed in 1943 and stored.
Nos. 516-521 received the 1935 ECOC B31R bodies ex-295, 302-303, 330, 358, 369 in 1939 (sequence unknown).
Nos. 522-546 re-bodied by ECW to B31R in 1936.
Withdrawn 1938 (498-503), 1939 (547-577), 1946 (514), 1947 (527), 1948 (504-513, 151-516, 522-526, 528-530, 532-533, 537, 542-543), 1949 (517-521, 531, 534-536, 538-541, 544-546).

1932

202

TE1578

Vulcan VWBL

21

?

B32?

203

RA4120

Vulcan VWBL

?

?

?20?

204

YE7310

Guy FBB

22257

Hall Lewis

B32R

205

RA6211

Leyland PLSC1

47283

Reeve & Kenning

B32F

206

JA2880

Dennis Lancet

170188

Dennis

B32R

207

VU5435

AEC Regent

661748

Burlingham

C32F

208

RA6799

Dennis G

70366

Willowbrook

B18F

578-600

DB9478-9500

Leyland TS4

310-332

ECOC

C32R

601-602

JA2201-2202

Leyland TS4

333-34

ECOC

C32R

603-614

JA2203-2214

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

8664-75

Tilling

B31R

Nos. 202-204 ex-Spa Motor Services, Matlock Bath (all new 1927).
No. 205 ex-Watts Brothers, Wirksworth (new 1928).
No. 206 ex-Dennis demonstrator (new 1932).
Nos. 207-208 ex-Slack & Son, Middleton-by-Wirksworth (new 1931, 1928 respectively).
Nos. 578-579, 590-592, 594, 596-598, 600 re-bodied by Burlingham to B34F in 1943; converted for producer gas operation at same time; reverted to petrol in 1945.
Nos. 580-585, 587-589 fitted with Harrington C32F bodies' ex-709-717 before latter entered service; the ECOC bodies were fitted to 709-717 (sequence unknown).
Withdrawn 1933 (202-204), 1935 (205), 1936 (208), 1937 (207), 1939 (206, 603-614), 1941 (582, 584-587, 589), 1947 (593, 595, 599, 602), 1948 (601), 1951 (578-581, 583, 588, 590-592, 594, 596-598, 600).

1933

179

RB6398

Bedford WLB

108506

Willowbrook

B20F

180

RA8057

Maudslay

?

?

?

187

RB1580

Dennis EV

17895

Strachan

B32F

188

RB1262

Dennis EV

17891

Duple

C32F

189

RA8081

Dennis ES

17683

Reeve & Kenning

B31F

190

RA5031

Leyland PLSC3

46701

Leyland

B32F

191

PL7968

Dennis EV

17897

Dennis

B31R

192

VU425

AEC Regal

662351

?

B32R

193

LG3572

Thornycroft BC

20405

?

B??R

194-199

LG3621-3626

Thornycroft BC

20406/09/08/
07/10-11

?

B??R

200-201

XJ827-828

Leyland LT5

1464/66

Roberts

B31R

615-620

JA2215-2220

Leyland KP2

1301-02/422-25

Brush

B20F

Nos 179-180 ex-McKay, Bakewell (new 1932, 1929).
Nos. 187-191 ex-Hands Garages, Matlock (new 1930, 1930, 1929, 1928, 1931 respectively).
No. 192 ex-Sykes Brothers, Sale (new 1930).
Nos. 193-201 ex-Goodfellow Services, Hyde (Nos. 20-28 respectively, new 1930 [20-26] or 1932[27-28]).
Withdrawn 1933 (180, 189), 1934 (179, 191), 1935 (187-188, 190, 193-199), 1937 (192), 1938 (200-201), 1939 (617, 619-620), 1940 (615-616, 618).

1934

181

RB1280

Gilford 168SD

11315

Willowbrook

C26?

182

UT8540

Gilford 168OT

11752

Willowbrook

B32?

183

RA7573

Gilford 168SD

?

Wycombe

C32R

184

RB5733

Gilford AS6

11969

Willowbrook

B24F

185

PY4623

Leyland PLSC

?

?

?

186

RB5605

Morris Z4

206

?

C20F

621-650

JA2221-2250

Dennis Lancet

170526-33/35/
34/36-55

ECOC

B31R

651-654

JA2251-2254

Dennis Ace

200088/92/
133-34

ECOC

B20F

655-656

JA2255-2256

Dennis Ace

200089/91

Harrington

C20F

657-668

JA2257-2268

Leyland TS6

4370-81

Harrington

C32F

Nos. 181-186 ex-Slack & Sons, Darley Dale (new 1930, 1931, 1929, 1932, ?, 1932).
Nos. 657-665, 667 re-bodied by Burlingham to B36F in 1943; converted to producer gas at same time; original bodies stored and to 504-515 in 1946; reverted to petrol in 1946.
Nos. 666, 668 requisitioned by War Department in 1941; re-purchased 1945 and fitted with 1936 ECW B31R bodies (from 727-803 batch); re-bodied by Weymann to B35R in 1948.
Withdrawn 1935 (181-186), 1945 (651-656), 1946 (621-650, 657-661), 1953 (662-667), 1954 (668).

1935

170

JA2459

AEC Regal

6621324

Duple

C28F

171

JA3504

AEC Ranger

665044

Duple

C26F

172

LG643

Graham-Dodge

D201041

Duple

C20F

173

ALG715

Dennis Lancet

170295

Duple

C32R

174

LG8274

Dennis Lancet

170003

Duple

C32R

175

ATU624

Dennis Lancet

170486

Duple

C26F

176-177

RB5894-5895

Bedford WLB

108433/32

Duple

C20F

178

RB4277

Bedford WLG

113245

Duple

C20F

669-680

JA2269-2280

Leyland TS7

6304-15

Harrington

C32R

681-700

JA2281-2300

Dennis Lancet

170867-86

ECOC

B31R

701-708

JA5501-5508

Dennis Lancet

170887-94

ECOC

B31R

Nos. 170-171 ex-Howe, Stockport (new 1932, 1933 respectively).
Nos. 172-174 ex-Kinder, Dukinfield (new 1929, 1933, 1932 respectively).
No. 175 ex-Cook, Bollington (new 1934).
Nos. 176-178 ex-Smith Brothers, New Mills (new 1932, 1932, 1931 respectively).
Nos. 669-680 fitted with 1931 Harrington bodies ex-504-515 from new (re-seated to C32R); re-bodied by ECW to B31R in 1938; re-bodied by Weymann to B35R in 1948.
No. 689 re-bodied by ECW to B35R in 1943.
No. 703 fitted with 1936 ECOC B31R body ex-528 in 1948.
Withdrawn 1936 (172, 176-178), 1939 (170, 174), 1945 (171, 173, 175), 1949 (681-688, 690-708), 1951 (689), 1953 (669-671, 679-680), 1954 (672-678).

1936

156

PJ2300

AEC Regal

6621166

Duple

C31R

157

PJ2343

AEC Regal

6621254

Duple

C31R

158-159

WX6877-6878

Leyland TS2

61597/761

Leyland

B31R

160

WX8046

Leyland TS2

61873

Leyland

B32R

161

?

Leyland PLC

?

Leyland

B34F

162

VT622

Leyland PLSC3

46717

Leyland

B34F

163

VT2971

Leyland PLSC3

47852

Dickson

B32F

164

RF7531

Dennis EV

17908

Jackson

B32F

165

PL7968

Dennis EV

17897

Dennis

B32R

166-167

ARE714-715

Leyland LT5A

5710-11

Brush

B37F

168

LG3990

Leyland LTB1

50576

Leyland

B26F

169

ALG728

Leyland TS4

1695

Burlingham

B32R

709-720

JA5509-5517

Leyland TS7

9483-86/89-
90/87-88/91/
10812-14

Harrington

C32F

721-726

JA5521-5526

Leyland SKPZ2

5708/25-26/
20/70-71

Harrington

C24F

727-750

JA5527-5550

Bristol JO5G

JO5G.208-11/
13-14/12/15-31

ECW

B31R

751-753

JA5551-5553

Dennis Lancet II

175111-12/14

ECW

B31R

754-800

JA5554-5600

Bristol JO5G

JO5G.295-341

ECW

B31R

801-803

JA7701-7703

Bristol JO5G

JO5G.342-44

ECW

B31R

Nos. 156-157 ex-Majestic Express Motors (new 1931).
Nos. 158-160 ex-Ripponden & District MS (all new 1931).
Nos. 161-167 ex-Biddulph & District Motors (new ?, 1927, 1928, 1931, 1931, 1935, 1935 respectively); No. 162(VT622) is also quoted as fleet no. 164; No. 163 is also quoted as reg. No. VT2858; No. 164 is also quoted as fleet no. 165.
Nos. 168-169 ex-Onward Motor Services, Hyde (new 1930, 1933 respectively).
Nos. 709-717 were fitted with 1932 ECOC C32R bodies ex-580-585, 587-589 before entry into service; the Harrington C32F bodies were fitted to 580-585, 587-589 (sequence unknown); re-bodied by Harrington to C35F in 1939; Nos. 711-713, 715, 717 re-bodied by Windover to C32F in 1950 and re-numbered 377-381 respectively.
Nos. 718-720 re-bodied by Windover to C32F in 1950 and re-numbered 382-384 respectively.
Nos. 727-750, 754-778 re-bodied by Brush to B31R in 1946.
Nos. 779-803 re-bodied by Brush to B35R in 1946.
Withdrawn 1936 (161-164, 168), 1937 (165), 1938 (158-160), 1939 (156-157), 1945 (166-167, 169), 1950 (721-726), 1952 (709-710, 714, 716, 751-753), 1954 (727, 731-732, 734-736, 738, 740, 742-743, 757, 760-761, 765, 768, 794-796, 798-799), 1955 (739, 750, 755, 758, 766, 775, 777, 779-793, 797, 800-803), 1956 (728, 730, 737, 741, 754, 756, 773), 1957 (711-713[377-379], 715[380], 717[381], 718-720[382-384], 729, 733, 744-749, 759, 762-764, 767, 769-772, 774, 776, 778).

1937

804-815

JA7704-7715

Leyland TS8

13790-801

Harrington

C32F

878-883

JA7778-7783

Leyland SKPZ2

8790-95

Harrington

B25R

Nos. 804-811, 815 re-bodied by Windover to C32F in 1950 and re-numbered 385-393 respectively.
Withdrawn 1950 (878-883), 1953 (812-814), 1956 (809[390]), 1957 (804-808[385-389], 810-811[391-392], 815[393]).

1938

152

LG5656

Dennis GL

70692

Dennis

B20F

153

CVP690

Dodge PLB

?

Daggart

B20F

154

TJ5334

Leyland LT5A

3955

Duple

C32R

155

TJ9275

Leyland LT7

6735

Duple

C32R

816-818

JA7716-7718

Bristol K5G

4278-80

ECW

L23/24R

819-827

JA7719-7727

Bristol K5G

451-59

ECW

L23/24R

828-877

JA7728-7777

Bristol L5G

4314-63

ECW

B31R

884-888

JA7784-7788

Bristol K5G

45149-53

ECW

L23/24R

889-895

JA7789-7795

Bristol K5G

471-77

ECW

L23/24R

896-898

JA7796-7798

Dennis Lancet II

175570/63/84

ECW

B31R

899

JA7799

Bristol L5G

4651

ECW

B31R

900-943

AJA100-143

Bristol L5G

4652-95

ECW

B31R

Nos. 152-153 ex-Knowles, Congleton (new 1931, 1937 respectively).
Nos. 154-155 ex-H&J Tetlow, Flixton (new 1934, 1935 respectively).
Nos. 816-27, 884-895 re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1951-52 and re-numbered 400-423 respectively.
Nos. 828-829, 836, 846, 856, 860, 862, 865, 869 re-bodied by Willowbrook to B38R and re-numbered with 'A' suffix.
Nos. 830, 832-834, 837-839, 841, 844-845, 847, 849, 851-853, 858, 861, 863-864, 867, 870-871, 875, 877 re-bodied by Burlingham to B35R in 1950 and re-numbered 326-349 respectively.
Nos. 843, 848, 855, 857, 859, 866 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R bodies ex-669, 680, 677, 666, 676, 674 and re-numbered 669, 680, 677, 667, 676, 674 respectively; re-numbered 89, 100, 97, 87, 96, 94 in 1955.
Nos. 899, 901, 903, 905, 907-912, 914-920, 925, 927, 929-932, 936, 938-940 re-bodied by Burlingham to B35R in 1950-51 and re-numbered 350-376 respectively.
Nos. 900, 902, 904, 928, 934, 941, 943 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R bodies ex-679, 668, 671, 675, 670, 672, 673; re-numbered 679, 668, 671, 675, 670, 672, 673 respectively; re-numbered 99, 88, 91, 95, 90, 92, 93 in 1955.
Nos. 906, 913, 921-922, 926, 933, 935 re-bodied by Willowbrook to B38R in 1952-53 and re-numbered with 'A' suffix.
Withdrawn 1939 (152-153), 1945 (154-155), 1951 (896-898), 1953 (831, 835, 840, 850, 854, 868, 872-874, 876, 924, 937, 942), 1954 (842, 923), 1956 (843[89], 848[100], 855[97], 857[87], 859[96], 866[94], 900[99], 902[88], 904[91], 928[95], 934[90], 941[92], 943[93]), 1957 (860A, 862A, 913A), 1958 (828-829A, 836A, 846A, 856A, 865A, 869A, 906A, 921-922A, 926A, 933A, 935A), 1960 (821[405], 823-825[407-409], 827[411], 849[337], 851[338], 853[340], 861[342], 870[346], 875[348], 884[412], 891[419], 893[421], 901[351], 905[353] 907-908[354-355], 931[371]), 1961 (830[326], 832-834[327-329], 837-838[330-331], 841[333], 845[335], 847[336], 852[339], 863-864[343-344], 871[347], 877[349], 899[350], 903[352], 909-910[356-357], 915[361], 929[369], 932[372], 936[373], 938-940[374-376]), 1962 (817[401], 819[403], 867[345], 887[415], 890[418], 916[362], 919[365], 930[370]), 1963 (818[402], 839[332], 844[334], 858[341], 885[413], 888-889[416-417], 892[420], 894[422], 911-912[358-359], 914[360], 917-918[363-364], 920[366], 925[367], 927[368]), 1964 (816[400], 820[404], 826[410], 886[414]), 1965 (822[406], 895[423]).

1939

944-955

AJA144-155

Bristol K5G

49057-68

ECW

L23/24R

956-983

AJA156-183

Bristol K5G

51007-20/50-
53/57-58/54-
56/59-63

ECW

L23/24R

Nos. 944-983 re-seated to L27/24R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1951-52 and re-numbered 424-463.
Withdrawn 1960 (944[424], 946[426], 959-961[439-441], 963[443], 967[447]), 1962 (957[437], 971[451]), 1963 (947[427], 949[429], 970[450], 974[454], 976[456], 980[460]), 1964 (948[428], 950-951[430-431], 954-956[434-436], 958[438], 962[442], 964[444], 966[446], 968-969[448-449], 972-973[452-453], 975[455], 977-979[457-459], 981[461]), 1965 (945[425], 952-953[432-433], 965[445], 982-983[462-463]).

1940

984-994

AJA184-194

Bristol L5G

54099/98/93/
92/94/89-91/
95-97

ECW

B31R

No. 987 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R body ex-678 and re-numbered 678; re-numbered 98 in 1955.
Nos. 988, 991-992 re-bodied by Willowbrook to B38R in 1952 and re-numbered with 'A' suffix.
Withdrawn 1953 (984-986, 989, 990, 993-994), 1956 (987[98]), 1958 (988A, 991-992A).

1942

1-5

AJA195-199

Guy Arab I

FD25630/45/
55/65/75

Roe

L27/28R

6

BJA77

Guy Arab I

FD25701

Roe

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1946 (1-6).

1943

7-9

BJA86-88

Daimler CWG5

11348/63/72

Brush

L27/28R

10-11

BJA89-90

Guy Arab II

FD26305/11

Roe

L27/28R

12

BJA131

Guy Arab II

FD26312

Roe

L27/28R

13-14

BJA132-133

Guy Arab II

FD26398-99

Strachan

L27/28R

Nos. 1014 re-seated to L27/26R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1950.
Withdrawn 1947 (7-9), 1963 (10-14).

1944

15-21

BJA134-140

Guy Arab II

FD26505/27/
29/702/907-
08/7150

Roe

L27/28R

22-23

BJA107-108

Guy Arab II

FD27151/267

Roe

L27/28R

26

BJA182

Guy Arab II

FD27275

Roe

L27/28R

Nos. 15-23, 26 re-seated to L27/26R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1950.
Withdrawn 1962 (15, 18), 1963 (16-17, 19-23, 26).

1945

24

BJA109

Guy Arab II

FD27271

Roe

L27/28R

25

BJA181

Guy Arab II

FD27272

Roe

L27/28R

27-30

BJA183-186

Guy Arab II

FD27356-58/60

Roe

L27/28R

Nos. 24-25, 27-30 re-seated to L27/26R by 1949; re-bodied by Willowbrook to L27/26R in 1950.
Withdrawn 1962 (28, 30), 1963 (24-25, 27, 29).

1946

101-109

BJA401-409

BristolL5G

W4017/21-22/
30-33/43-44

Brush

B35R

110-135

BJA410-435

Bristol L5G

61006-09/40-
43/54/71/78-
80/83-84/96/
101-02/15-16/
12-13/
24-25/30-31

Brush

B35R

136-140

BJA436-440

Bristol L5G

61049-53

ECW

B35R

Nos. 103-105, 107-111, 113-117, 126 fitted with 1948 Weymann B35R bodies ex-98, 88, 94, 95, 93, 87, 96, 97, 90, 89, 91, 92, 100, 99 respectively in 1956-58 and re-numbered 98, 88, 94, 95, 93, 87, 96, 97, 90, 89, 91, 92, 100, 99 respectively.
Nos. 106, 112, 118-125, 127-135 fitted with 1952 Willowbrook B38R bodies ex-913A, 862A, 921A, 828A, 856A, 869A, 988A, 829A, 865A, 922A, 906A, 935A, 991A, 860A, 992A, 836A, 926A, 846A, 933A respectively in 1957-58 and re-numbered 913A, 862A, 921A, 828A, 856A, 869A, 988A, 829A, 865A, 922A, 906A, 935A, 991A, 860A, 992A, 836A, 926A, 846A, 933A respectively; re-numbered 261-279 respectively in 1960.
Withdrawn 1958 (101-102, 136-140), 1961 (103[98], 105[94], 107[95], 108[93], 111[97], 113[90], 114[89], 116[92], 126[99]), 1962 (104[88]), 1963 (109[87], 110[96], 115[91], 117[100]), 1964 (106[261], 112[262], 118-125[263-270], 127-135[271-279]).

1947

1-4

HVT912-915

Bristol K5G

57081-83/26

Strachan

L27/26R

5

HVT916

Bristol K5G

57027

Strachan

L27/28R

6

FVO330

Bristol K5G

57084

Strachan

L27/26R

7-8

HVT990-991

Bristol K5G

57042-43

Strachan

L27/28R

9

JEH93

Bristol K5G

57050

Duple

L30/26R

31

ETB52

Leyland TD5

303578

Leyland

L22/26R

141-150

BJA441-450

Bristol L5G

63034-36/50-
54/69-70

ECW

B35R

151-162

CDB151-162

Bristol L5G

63071/82-84/
104-06/23-24/
39/85-86

ECW

B35R

163-192

CDB163-192

Bristol L5G

65029-33/37/
52-55/62-63/
66/83-85/104-
06/17-19/25-
29/37-39

ECW

B35R

657-661

ERR601-605

Bristol L5G

48075-79

ECW

B35R

Nos. 1-5, 7-9 ex-Potteries Motor Traction (Nos. 196-200, 301-302, 577 respectively, all new 1942); fitted with 1938 ECW bodies (re-seated to L27/26R) ex-820, 954, 826, 981, 953, 951, 975, 978 respectively in 1952-53.
Nos. 6, 657-661 ex-East Midland MS (Nos. D30, G1-5 respectively, new 1941, 1939 respectively); No. 6 fitted with 1939 ECW body (re-seated to L27/26R) ex-968; Nos. 657-661 re-bodied by Burlingham to B35R in 1950 and re-numbered 321-325.
No. 31 ex-Corless & Son, Coppull (No. 8, new 1939); re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1954 (31), 1956 (1-9), 1958 (141-150), 1959 (151-160), 1960 (161-192), 1961 (659[323], 661[325]), 1962 (657-658[321-322], 660[324]).

1948

213-222

CDB213-222

Leyland PD1A

472331-33/
43-49

ECW

L27/26R

223-236

CDB223-236

Leyland PD2/1

472867-69/
943/57-59/
3159-61/75-78

Leyland

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (213-222), 1965 (223-236).

1949

193-212

CDB193-212

Bristol L5G

71136-40/91/
98-200/3001/
9017-21/99-103

Weymann

B35R

237-244

CDB237-244

Leyland PD2/1

494608/549/
607/09/548/
711/09-10

Leyland

L27/26R

245-250

CDB245-250

Leyland PD2/1

496099/256/
55/340-41/254

Leyland

L27/22RD

251-260

DDB251-260

Leyland PD2/1

491567-69/
2372-73/918-
19/3408-09/
4778

Weymann

L27/26R

261-270

DDB261-270

Bristol L5G

67185-87/
71017-18/51-55

Windover

C32F

271-280

DDB271-280

Leyland PS2/3

492924-25/
3227/29/28/
5609-10/762-64

Windover

C32F

572-577

HD5216-5221

Leyland LT5A

4043-48

Roe

B32F

Nos. 245-250 re-seated to L31/26RD in 1961-62.
Nos. 572-577 ex-Yorkshire Woollen District (Nos. 299-304, new 1934).
Withdrawn 1952 (572-577), 1958 (261-280), 1963 (193-212), 1966 (237-260).


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