North Western Road Car Co. Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1923-1974
Part 2: 1950-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1950

32

CKO983

Leyland TD4

9687

Weymann

L24/24R

33-34

CKO985-986

Leyland TD4

9689-90

Weymann

L24/24R

35

CKO989

Leyland TD4

9693

Weymann

L24/24R

36

CKO997

Leyland TD4

9701

Weymann

L24/24R

37

CKO999

Leyland TD4

9703

Weymann

L24/24R

281-292

DDB281-292

Bristol L5G

81019-24/
83062-67

Windover

C32F

293

DDB293

Bristol L5G

81006

Weymann

DP32R

294

DDB301

Bristol L5G

81129

Weymann

DP32R

295-296

DDB295-296

Bristol L5G

81058-59

Weymann

DP32R

297

DDB303

Bristol L5G

81167

Weymann

DP32R

298

DDB298

Bristol L5G

81126

Weymann

DP32R

299

DDB306

Bristol L5G

81170

Weymann

DP32R

300

DDB300

Bristol L5G

81128

Weymann

B35R

301

DDB294

Bristol L5G

81057

Weymann

B35R

302

DDB302

Bristol L5G

81166

Weymann

B35R

303

DDB297

Bristol L5G

81106

Weymann

B35R

304-305

DDB304-305

Bristol L5G

81168-69

Weymann

B35R

306

DDB299

Bristol L5G

81127

Weymann

B35R

307-310

DDB307-310

Bristol L5G

83213-16

Weymann

B35R

311-320

EDB311-320

Bristol L5G

81003-05/07/
63-64/107-08/
11/25

Weymann

B35R

Nos. 32-37 ex-Maidstone & District MS (Nos. DL305, DL307, DL308, DL311, DL319, DL321 respectively, all new 1936).
Withdrawn 1955 (32-34, 36), 1956 (35, 37), 1958 (281-286), 1960 (287-292), 1963 (293-320).

1951

394-395

EDB321-322

Atkinson PM746H

FC2118-19

Weymann

B42R

396-397

EDB323-324

Leyland HR44

510696/98

Weymann

B44F

Withdrawn 1964 (394-397).

1952

464

EDB325

Leyland PD2/10

520514

Leyland

L27/28R

500-509

FDB500-509

Atkinson BPM746H

FC2737-42/
44-46/996

Weymann

B42R

510-511

FDB510-511

Atkinson BPM745H

FC2747-48

Weymann

B42R

512

FDB512

Atkinson PL745H

FC2997

Willowbrook

B44R

513

FDB513

Atkinson PL744H

FC2998

Willowbrook

B44R

600-609

FDB600-609

Leyland PSU1/15

521064/62/63/
376/135-36/
231-33/137

Leyland

C41C

Withdrawn 1961 (600-609), 1965 (464, 500-513).

1953

514-529

FDB514-529

Leyland PSU1/13

530713-15/
800/716-17/
99/815/43-46/
56/68-69/55

Weymann

B44F

530-542

FDB530-542

Leyland PSU1/13

530857/89-
90/70-71/87/
963-64/78/
888/917/80/79

Weymann

B44F

543-549

FDB543-549

Leyland PSU1/13

530999/16/97-
98/65/46-47

Weymann

B44F

550-555

FDB550-555

Leyland PD2/12

53083-84/99-
100/09-10

Weymann

L27/26R

610-615

FJA610-615

Leyland PSU1/15

530188/32-33/
97/87/96

Leyland

C41C

Nos. 520-529, 546-549 converted for one-man operation in 1959, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number.
Nos. 550-555 re-seated to L27/28R in 1964.
Withdrawn 1961 (610-615), 1966 (514-515, 518-519, 530-536, 538, 540-541, 544), 1967 (516, 537, 539, 542, 550-555), 1968 (517, 520-529, 543, 545-549).

1954

556-559

FDB556-559

AEC Reliance

MU3RA137-40

Weymann

B44F

560-563

FDB560-563

Leyland PSUC1/1

543011-13/91

Weymann

B44F

564-569

FDB564-569

Leyland PSUC1/2

543228/62-63/
30/29/64

Burlingham

C41F

570

FDB570

AEC Reliance

MU3RA086

Weymann

C37F

556-563 converted for one-man operation in 1959, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number.
Withdrawn 1961 (565, 568), 1962 (564, 566-567, 569), 1964 (570), 1968 (556-563).

1955

571-576

FDB571-576

Leyland PSUC1/2

545384-85/
52504/12-13/05

Burlingham

C41F

577-585

FDB577-585

Leyland PSUC1/1

55603-04/
95-97/594/
698/05/31

Weymann

B44F

586-596

FDB586-596

Leyland PSUC1/1

552709/595/
708/72/80-81/
88/73/96/89/97

Weymann

B44F

616-625

HJA616-625

AEC Reliance

MU3RA372-81

Burlingham

B44F

Nos. 577-596 converted for one-man operation in 1958-59, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number.
Withdrawn 1964 (571-576), 1968 (577-596, 616-625).

1956

626-630

KDB626-630

AEC Reliance

MU3RA766-70

Weymann

C37F

631-641

KDB631-641

Leyland PSUC1/1

554790/43-44/
47/45-46/89/
92/966/35/68

Weymann

B44F

642-651

KDB642-651

Leyland PSUC1/1

554934/791/
933/67/69/
5040-43/487

Weymann

B44F

652-660

KDB652660

Leyland PSUC1/1

555663/571/
454/64006-08/
12-14

Weymann

B44F

661-670

KDB661-670

Leyland PD2/21

556182/78/58/
46/45/53/61/
313/177/312

Weymann

L30/28RD

Withdrawn 1964 (626, 629), 1965 (627-628, 630), 1968 (634, 638-639, 645, 647-648, 655-657, 660), 1969 (633, 635-636, 641, 643, 646, 649-652, 654, 659, 661-670), 1972 (642).

1957

671-685

KDB671-685

Leyland PSUC1/1T

574031/33/38/
40-41/32/30/
39/5112-13/
11/14-15/25-26

Weymann

B44F

686-700

KDB686-700

Leyland PSUC1/1T

575279-81/
308-12/804-
07/911-13

Weymann

B44F

701-712

LDB701-712

Leyland PSUC1/2T

567656/921/
8210/21/76/
23/43/50/61/
75/74010-11

Burlingham

C41F

713

LDB713

AEC Reliance

MU3RA1139

Burlingham

C41F

714-719

LDB714-719

Albion MR11L

82500J/K/
82501B/C/F/H

Weymann

B42F

720-739

LDB720-739

AEC Reliance

MU3RA1747-66

Weymann

DP43F

Nos. 671-683, 688-695, 697-700, 714-739 converted for one-man operation between 1958 and 1964, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number.
Nos. 701-703 transferred to fleet of subsidiary Melba Motors from 1958 until 1967.
Nos. 707-712 transferred to fleet of subsidiary Altrincham Coachways from 1958 until 1961 (Nos. 709, 711 returned later in 1958).
Nos. 695, 697-700 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered STL901-905).
Nos. 721-724, 727, 729 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1965 (706-707), 1966 (705, 708-710, 712), 1967 (701-704, 711, 714-719), 1968 (713), 1969 (679-694, 696), 1970 (720, 725-726, 728, 730-739), 1971 (671-678).

1958

740-745

LDB740-745

AEC Reliance

MU3RA1640-45

Weymann

C41F

746-760

LDB746-760

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2018-32

Willowbrook

DP43F

761-765

LDB761-765

Leyland PSUC1/2

585883/992/
05/6034/38

Willowbrook

DP43F

766-775

LDB766-775

Leyland PSUC1/2

586046/10/
5972-73/19/
6009/5938/20/
37/91

Willowbrook

DP41F

Nos. 743, 745 transferred to fleet of subsidiary Altrincham Coachways from 1958 until 1960.
Nos. 752-775 converted for one-man operation between 1961 and 1966, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number.
Nos. 746-747, 754, 757, 761-764, 768-769, 771-775 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SAA985-988, STL906-916 respectively).
Nos. 750-751, 766-767 to Trent Motor Traction 3/72 (re-numbered 362, 363, 396, 397 respectively).
Withdrawn 1968 (740-743), 1969 (744-745), 1970 (748-749, 752-753, 755-756, 758-760), 1971 (765, 770).

1959

778-780

LDB778-780

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2356-58

Harrington

C41F

781

LDB781

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2359

Harrington

C37F

No. 781 re-seated to C41F in 1964.
Withdrawn 1969 (779, 781), 1970 (778, 780).

1960

782-790

LDB782-790

Leyland PSUC1/1

595066-67/
4975/84/74/
5131/67/015

Willowbrook

DP43F

791-796

LDB791-796

Leyland PSUC1/1

595129-30/
241/378/219/
379

Willowbrook

DP43F

797-800

LDB797-800

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2477-80

Willowbrook

DP43F

801-811

RDB801-811

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2481-90/96

Willowbrook

DP43F

812-826

RDB812-826

Dennis Loline

101-03YF4/
101-12YF3

East Lancs

H39/32F

Nos. 783-811 converted for one-man operation in 1966-67, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number (although not carried by all vehicles).
Nos. 783-796, 812-826 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 806-811 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 364-369).
Withdrawn 1964 (782), 1971 (797-805, 831).

1961

776-777

LDB776-777

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2354-55

Harrington

C37F

827-828

RDB827-828

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2918-20

Willowbrook

C41F

832-851

RDB832-851

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA3511-30

Alexander

DP41F

852-871

RDB852-871

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA3243-62

Willowbrook

DP43F

872-876

RDB872-876

Dennis Loline III

1011/18/33/
32/34
L3AF2D1

Alexander

H39/32F

882-891

RDB875-876

Dennis Loline III

1012/22/24/
20/15/14/19/
23/13
L3AF2B1

Alexander

H39/32F

Nos. 776-777 ex-Altrincham Coachways (Nos. 776-777, new 1959); re-seated to C41F in 1964.
Nos. 827-828 ex-Altrincham Coachways (Nos. 827-828, new 1960).
Nos. 832-871 converted for one-man operation in 1967-68, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number (although not carried by all vehicles).
Nos. 832-833, 838-841, 845-876, 882-891 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 834-835, 842-844 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 172-176).
Nos. 836-837 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SAA989-990).
Withdrawn 1969 (776), 1970 (777, 827-828).

1962

877-881

RDB877-881

Dennis Loline III

1035-37/60/59
L3AF2D1

Alexander

H39/32F

892-900

RDB892-900

Dennis Loline III

1039-41/43/
45/44/42/
49-50
L3AF2B1

Alexander

H39/32F

901-906

VDB901-906

Dennis Loline III

1052/54-58
L3AF2B1

Alexander

H39/32F

907-916

VDB907-916

Leyland PSU3/3RT

620039/116/
340/299/035/
155/339/156/
038/117

Alexander

DP49F

Nos. 877-881, 892-895, 907, 909-916 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 896-906 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DCG401-411).
Withdrawn 1971 (908).

1963

1-6

YJA1-6

Daimler CRG6LX

60507-12

Alexander

H44/31F

8-21

YJA8-21

Daimler CRG6LX

60513-26

Alexander

H44/31F

917-931

VDB917-931

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4485-99

Willowbrook

B53F

932-951

VDB932-951

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4500-19

Willowbrook

DP51F

952-959

VDB952-959

Leyland PSU3/3RT

621869/
9411/10/349/
47-48/70/69

Alexander

DP49F

960-961

VDB960-961

Leyland PSU3/3RT

L00358/57

Alexander

DP49F

962-963

VDB962-963

Leyland PSU3/3RT

623193-94

Plaxton

C49F

964-981

VDB964-981

AEC Renown

3B3RA029-46

Park Royal

H42/32F

Nos. 917-961 converted for one-man operation in 1968-1971, denoted by 'A' suffix after fleet number (although not carried by all vehicles).
Nos. 1-6, 8, 10-13, 15-21, 925-929, 932-933, 937-945, 952-953, 958-960, 970-971 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 9, 14, 917-919, 923-924, 946-949, 961-963, 964-969, 972-981 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DDG301-302, SAA991-995, EAA996-999, CLL917-919, DAA501-516 respectively).
Nos. 920-922, 930-931, 934-936, 950-951, 954-957 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 370-379, 294-297 respectively).

1964

100-114

AJA100-14B

Daimler CRG6LX

60753-67

Alexander

H44/31F

115-129

AJA115-29B

AEC Renown

3B3RA148-62

Park Royal

H42/30F

130-139

AJA130-39B

Bedford VAL14

1423/97-98/
1513/09/24-
25/19/18/23

Strachan

B52F

140-149

AJA140-49B

Leyland PSU3/3RT

L02682/723-
26/32-35/63

Alexander

C49F

150-151

AJA150-51B

Leyland L2T

L02662-63

Harrington

C41F

Nos. 100-129 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 retaining same fleet numbers.
Nos. 140-141 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 298-299).
Nos. 142-144 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered CLL920-922).
Nos. 145-151 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.
Withdrawn 1971 (130-139).

1965

152-154

DDB152-54C

Leyland L2T

L23125-27

Harrington

C41F

155-164

DDB155-64C

Leyland PSU3/3RT

L22821-24/
98-901/46-47

Alexander

C49F

165-188

DDB165-88C

Daimler CRG6LX

61169-92

Alexander

H44/31F

189

DDB189C

Daimler CRC6

61168

Alexander

H44/31F

Nos. 152-164 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.
Nos. 165-189 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 retaining same fleet numbers.

1966

190-214

FJA190-214D

Daimler CRG6LX

62009-33

Alexander

H44/31F

215-224

FJA215-24D

Leyland PSU3/4R

L44732-33/
60057-62/
144-45

Alexander

C49F

225-229

FJA225-29D

Leyland PSU4/4R

L60227-28/
34/36/35

Duple

C41F

Nos. 190-196, 211-215, 218-223 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DDG303-313, CLL923-929 respectively).
Nos. 197-210 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 216-217, 224 to Trent Motor Traction 3/72 (re-numbered 262-264).
Withdrawn 1973 (225-229).

1967

230-234

JDB230-34E

Leyland PSU4/4R

700605-08/
954

Duple

C41F

235-244

JDB235-44E

Leyland PSU4/4R

700618-20/
836-38/1009-12

Alexander

C49F

245-254

JDB245-54F

Daimler CRG6LX

62034-43

Alexander

H44/31F

829-830

RDB829-830

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2921-22

Willowbrook

C41F

991-992

UDB101-102

Bedford SB3

84815/75

Duple

C41F

994-996

UDB104-106

Bedford SB3

85423/6087/
110

Duple

C41F

Nos. 230-244 to National Travel (North West) 2/74.
Nos. 245-248 in coach livery from 1970.
Nos. 249-254 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered DDG314-319).
Nos. 829-830, 991-992, 994-996 ex-Melba Motors (new 1960[829-830] or 1961).
Withdrawn 1967 (991-992, 994-996), 1971 (829-830), 1972 (245-248).

1968

255-258

KJA255-58F

Leyland PSU4/4R

70329/40/
54-55

Duple

C41F

259

KJA259F

Leyland PSU4/4R

703256

Duple

C37F

260-269

KJA260-69F

Leyland PSU3/4R

702895-96/
934-36/343-47

Alexander

C49F

270-290

KJA270-90F

Bristol RESL6G

[RESL1]/177/
92-94/97-99/
203-06/15-16

Marshall

B45F

291-309

KJA291-309G

Bristol RESL6G

[RESL1]/230-56

Marshall

B45F

No. 259 re-seated to C36F in 1969.
Nos. 270-309 had 'A' suffixes until 1972.
Nos. 255-269 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.
Nos. 270-275, 277-301 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Nos. 302-309 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SRG225-232).
Withdrawn 1969 (276).

1969

310-314

NJA310-14G

Leyland PSU3A/4R

804250-51/
381-83

Alexander

C49F

315-344

NJA315-44G

Bristol RELL6G

[RELL3]/715-
22/27-28/33-
34/37-39/47-
48/66-71/86-
88/95-96/
811-12

Alexander

B49F

Nos. 315-344 to North Western (SELNEC) in 1/72 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1973 (310-314).

1971

345-349

SJA345-49J

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL3]/1254-
56/62-63

Marshall

B49F

350-362

SJA350-62K

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL3]/1297-
1300/05-06/
35-37/84-87

Marshall

B49F

363-367

SJA363-67J

Leyland PSU3A/4A

7004697-98/
7100027-28/
122

Alexander

C49F

368-372

SJA368-72J

Leyland PSU3A/4A

7004539/331/
415/14/16

Plaxton

C45F

373-381

SJA373-81J

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL3]/1452/
57-62/68-69

ECW

B49F

382-388

SJA382-88K

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL3]/1546/
48/90-91/
1608-10

ECW

B49F

403-407

SJA403-07K

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7103323-27

Alexander

C49F

408-412

SJA408-12K

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7102443/733/
311/552/784

Plaxton

C49F

Nos. 368-372 re-seated to C49F in 1972.
Nos. 345-357 to Trent Motor Traction in 3/72 (re-numbered 330-342).
Nos. 358-362, 373-388 to Crosville MS in 1/72 (re-numbered SRL233-253).
Nos. 363-372, 403-412 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.

1972

413-417

JMA413-17L

Bristol RELH6L

[RELH4]/480-
83/87

ECW

C49F

Nos. 413-417 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.

1973

270-274

XTF824-28L

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7300828/934/
825/706/09

Duple

C49F

Nos. 270-274 to National Travel (North West) in 2/74.


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