Portsmouth Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1919-1986


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1919

1

BK2978

Thornycroft J

6793

Wadham

O18/16RO

2

BK2977

Thornycroft J

6794

Wadham

O18/16RO

3-8

BK2979-84

Thornycroft J

?

Wadham

O18/16RO

9-10

BK2985-86

Thornycroft J

?, 7457

Wadham

O18/16RO

Nos. 1, 3-5, 7-10 re-bodied with second-hand Dodson O18/16RO bodies (ex-London General) in 1926.
Withdrawn 1925 (2, 6), 1927 (10), 1928 (1, 3, 7-8), 1929 (4-5, 9).

1924

11

TP115

Guy J

J4482

Wadham

T13

12

TP117

Guy J

J4484

Wadham

T15

13

TP119

Guy J

J4486

Wadham

T15

14

TP118

Guy J

J4485

Wadham

T15

15

TP116

Guy J

J4483

Wadham

T15

16-18

TP181-183

Dennis 50-cwt

30633/
727/29

Strachan & Brown

B20F

19-22

TP186-189

Dennis 50-cwt

30647/
732-33/35

Strachan & Brown

B25F

No. 11 re-seated to T14 in 1928.
No. 13 re-seated to T20 in 1926; re-seated again to T14 in 1932.
No. 15 re-seated to T20 at a later date.
Nos. 16-18 re-seated to B26F in 1926.
Withdrawn 1932 (16-22), 1939 (11-12, 15), 1940 (14), 1941 (13).

1925

23-33

TP751-761

Dennis 50-cwt

45007/10/06/
29/08-09/31/
33/32/44-45

Dennis

B26F

34

TP765

Dennis 50-cwt

45070

Dennis

B26F

Withdrawn 1932 (23-34).

1926

35

LF9344

AEC B

B2017

Dodson

O18/16RO

No. 35 ex-London General Omnibus Company (No. B2017, new 1912); fitted with Portsmouth CT/Wadham B??F body (rebuilt by Portsmouth CT from one of Nos. 1-10 of 1919) and re-registered BK2342 in 1927.
Withdrawn 1927 (35).

1927

36-37

TP4422-4423

Dennis E

17096/94

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies

B32F

38-39

TP4812-4813

Karrier CL6

38009-10

Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies

B39F

40-42

TP4703-4705

Karrier WL6/2

45003/05/07

Brush

H32/28R

43-47

TP4832-4836

Karrier WL6/2

45006/08/10/
02/09

Brush

H32/28R

Withdrawn 1934 (38), 1935 (39-47), 1939 (36-37).

1928

48-53

TP6872-6877

Karrier WL6/2

45035/33/34/
31/30/24

English Electric

H32/28R

54-61

TP6864-6871

Dennis E

17482/95/509/
481/513/11/
12/499

Davidson

B32R

Withdrawn 1934 (48-51, 53), 1936 (52), 1939 (54-56), 1941 (59), 1945 (57-58, 60), 1946 (61).

1929

62-65

TP8098-8101

Dennis EV

17832/34-35/
30

Hall Lewis

B32R

66-67

TP8102-8103

Dennis EV

17836/33

Portsmouth Commercial Motors

B32R

68-71

TP8091-8094

Thornycroft BC

18798/802/
00-01

Hall Lewis

B32R

72

TP8095

Thornycroft BC

18797

Wadham

B32R

73

TP8097

Thornycroft BC

18799

Wadham

B32R

Nos. 62-63, 65, 68 re-seated to B30R in 1942.
Withdrawn 1939 (67), 1941 (73), 1943 (68, 72), 1944 (62-66), 1945 (69-71).

1931

1-2

RV236-237

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6793-94

Park Royal

B30R

3

RV238

Leyland LT2

51462

Park Royal

B30R

4-6

RV241-243

Leyland TD1

72104/06/05

Short

H26/24R

7-8

RV715-716

Leyland TD1

72197-98

Park Royal

H26/24R

9-10

RV717-718

Leyland TD1

72199-200

Short

H26/24R

35

RV719

AEC Regent

6611583

Short

H26/24R

74

RV720

Crossley Condor

90802

Short

H26/24R

Withdrawn 1941 (2, 4, 35), 1944 (3), 1945 (1), 1947 (74), 1950 (8, 10), 1951 (9), 1952 (5-7).

1932

75-77

RV1135-1137

TSM E60A6

9113/12/16

English Electric

H26/24R

78-84

RV1141-1147

TSM E60A6

9117/15/10/
01/14/09/18

English Electric

H26/24R

85-87

RV1138-1140

Leyland TD1

72329/38/21

English Electric

H26/24R

88

RV1129

Leyland TD1

72336

English Electric

H26/24R

89

RV1128

Leyland TD1

72326

English Electric

H26/24R

90-94

RV1130-1134

Leyland TD1

72335/20/27/
37/28

English Electric

H26/24R

95-114

RV1990-2009

Crossley Condor

90882-900/
91001

English Electric

H26/24R

Withdrawn 1941 (78, 80, 98, 108), 1944 (77, 79, 81, 83), 1946 (84, 90), 1947 (75-76, 93, 95-96, 99-100, 103, 106-107, 110-114), 1948 (82, 87-89, 97, 105, 109), 1949 (86, 102), 1950 (85, 101), 1951 (91, 104), 1952 (92, 94).

1933

16-27

RV3410-3421

Leyland TD2

2873-84

English Electric

H26/24R

Withdrawn 1952 (17-18), 1953 (23, 26-27), 1958 (16, 19-22, 24-25).

1935

52

JG522

Daimler Limousine

31412

Daimler

6

115-125

RV6358-6368

Leyland TD4

7148-58

English Electric

H26/24R

126

RV6369

Leyland TD4c

7163

English Electric

H26/22R

127-129

RV6370-6372

Leyland TD4

7159-61

Leyland

H26/26R

130

RV6373

Leyland TD4c

7162

Leyland

H26/24R

No. 52 ex-A. Simmons (new 1929).
Nos. 115, 117, 124-125 rebuilt to O26/24R in 1953 (115), 1954 (117, 124) or 1955 (125); re-numbered 5-8 respectively in 1958.
No. 127 re-seated to H26/24R in 1944; rebuilt by Portsmouth CT in 1957; re-numbered 129 in 1959.
No. 128 rebuilt by Portsmouth CT in 1957.
No. 130 re-seated to H26/26R in 1944.
Withdrawn 1939 (52), 1955 (120-121, 126), 1956 (116, 118-119, 122-123), 1958 (129), 1962 (130), 1963 (128), 1964 (127[129]), 1971 (115[5], 117[6], 125[8]), 1972 (124[7]).

1936

131-137

RV9385-9391

Leyland TD4

10955/52/54/
51/35-36/40

Cravens

H26/24R

138-143

RV9392-9397

Leyland TD4

10943/42/44/
38/37/39

Cravens

H26/24R

Nos. 131-132, 134-136, 140-143 rebuilt by Portsmouth CT between 1949 and 1953.
Withdrawn 1955 (133, 137-138), 1957 (139), 1958 (131-132, 136, 140, 142), 1959 (134-135, 141, 143).

1937

144-155

RV9398-9409

Leyland TD4

10945-46/48/
47/49-50/58-
60/56-57/64

Cravens

H26/24R

156-160

RV9410-9414

Leyland TD4

10961/63/62/
41/53

Cravens

H26/24R

Nos. 145-146, 150, 152-160 rebuilt by Portsmouth CT between 1950 and 1952.
Withdrawn 1941 (149), 1955 (147, 151, 159), 1958 (144, 148, 150, 155, 157-158), 1959 (145, 152-154, 156, 160), 1960 (146).

1939

41-46

BTP941-946

Leyland LZ4

201371-75/70

Wadham

B32R

Withdrawn 1941 (41-42), 1954 (43-46).

1942

161

CTP3

Bedford OWB

10346

Duple

B32F

No. 161 re-seated to B27F in 1950; re-seated again to B26F in 1960.
Withdrawn 1962 (161).

1943

162

CTP19

Bedford OWB

11125

Mulliner

B32F

163

CTP41

Bedford OWB

11833

Mulliner

B32F

164-168

CTP85-89

Bedford OWB

12872/3022/
85/83/113

Duple

B32F

Nos. 162-168 re-seated to B27F in 1949 (162, 164), 1950 (163, 165-166) or 1951 (167-168); re-seated to B26F in 1960 (except No. 167 by then withdrawn).
Withdrawn 1960 (167), 1962 (162, 164), 1963 (163, 165-166, 168).

1944

169-170

CTP199-200

Bedford OWB

13421/24

Duple

B32F

171-172

CTP151-152

Daimler CWA6

11479/508

Duple

H30/26R

173

CTP167

Daimler CWA6

11529

Duple

H30/26R

174-179

CTP175-180

Daimler CWA6

11571-74/
78-79

Duple

H30/26R

Nos. 169-170 re-seated to B27F in 1949 (170) or 1951; re-seated to B26F in 1960.
Nos. 177, 179 re-seated to H30/24R in 1948 or 1949 (177).
Nos. 171-179 re-bodied to H30/26R by Crossley in 1959.
Withdrawn 1962 (170), 1963 (169), 1965 (171-179).

1947

199-200

DTP808-809

Leyland PD1A

470447/
462242

Reading

H26/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (199), 1964 (200).

1948

1

DTP810

Leyland PD1

461586

Reading

H26/26R

2-4

DTP811-813

Leyland PD1A

470457/527/
450

Reading

H26/26R

11-14

EBK23-26

Crossley DD42/5T

94114/37/04/
24

Reading

H26/26R

180

DTP814

Leyland PD1

461525

Weymann

H30/26R

181-182

DTP815-816

Leyland PD1A

461662/2241

Weymann

H30/26R

183-187

DTP817-821

Leyland PD1

461585/24/
0520/1526/
0992

Weymann

H30/26R

188

DTP822

Leyland PD1A

470115

Weymann

H30/26R

189

DTP823

Leyland PD1

460431

Weymann

H30/26R

190-192

DTP824-826

Leyland PD1A

470446/
61639/70449

Weymann

H30/26R

193-196

DRV107-110

Leyland PD1

460435/502/
23/1584

Weymann

H30/26R

197-198

DRV111-112

Leyland PD1A

470116/448

Weymann

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (1, 11-14), 1964 (2-4, 185, 191, 197-198), 1966 (180-182, 196), 1967 (183-184, 186-195).

1949

15

EBK27

Crossley DD42/5T

94149

Reading

H26/26R

28

EBK28

Crossley DD42/5T

94139

Reading

H26/26R

29-38

EBK566-575

Crossley DD42/7T

94781/819/22/
20-21/18/25/
23-24/28

Crossley

H28/24R

39-52

EBK576-585

Crossley DD42/7T

94826-27/29-
30/46-47/49/
31/37/32

Crossley

H28/24R

53-57

EBK586-590

Crossley DD42/7T

94386/48/33/
35/34

Crossley

H28/24R

Nos. 30-36, 39-40, 47-51, 55-57 re-seated to H32/26R between 1959 and 1960.
Withdrawn 1963 (15, 28), 1964 (39, 51), 1966 (32, 37, 47, 49, 50, 57), 1967 (29-31, 33-36, 38, 40-46, 48, 52-56).

1952

58-64

GTP975-981

Leyland PD2/10

521523/604/
55/49/05/54

Leyland

H30/26R

65-70

GTP982-987

Leyland PD2/10

521708/650/
709-10/652/51

Leyland

H30/26R

71-76

GTP988-993

Leyland PD2/10

521711/653/
712-13/56-57

Leyland

H30/26R

77-82

GTP994-999

Leyland PD2/10

521761/59-60/
62/829/758

Leyland

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1969 (58-67, 81), 1970 (71, 77, 79-80, 82), 1971 (68-70, 72-76, 78).

1956

83-91

LRV975-983

Leyland PD2/12

551037-40/
58-60/91-92

Metro-Cammell

H30/26R

92-101

LRV984-993

Leyland PD2/12

551123-26/
31-34/57-58

Metro-Cammell

H30/26R

102-107

LRV994-999

Leyland pD2/12

551166-69/
72-73

Metro-Cammell

H30/26R

Nos. 83-102, 104-107 re-seated to H33/26R in 1961.
No. 103 re-seated to H34/26R in 1960; re-seated to H33/26R in 1963.
Nos. 94, 96, 99, 100, 103-104 converted to O33/26R in 1970 (103), 1971 or 1972 (94, 96); re-numbered 5, 6, 1, 2, 3-4 respectively on conversion.
No. 100[2] to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd, 10/86 (as No. 2).
Withdrawn 1970 (87, 101-102, 105-107), 1971 (84, 86), 1972 (83, 85, 88-93, 97), 1980 (94[5], 96[6], 99[1], 103-104[3-4]).

1958

108-122

ORV985-999

Leyland PD2/40

571962-63/
2235-39/87-
90/304-07

Metro-Cammell

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1972 (112), 1973 (108-111, 113-122).

1959

123-127

STP995-999

Leyland PD3/6

583939/42/
66-67/78

Metro-Cammell

H36/28R

Nos. 123-127 re-seated to H38/32R in 1961 or 1962 (123, 125-126).
Withdrawn 1973 (123-127).

1960

16-25

TTP990-999

Leyland PSUC1/1

594104-05/
20-22/76-77/
99-200/19

Weymann

B34D

Nos. 16-25 re-seated to B32D in 1960.
Withdrawn 1971 (20, 22-24), 1973 (16-19, 21), 1974 (25).

1961

131-142

YBK131-142

Leyland L1

611691-93/
766-67/86-88/
837-38/57-58

Weymann

B42D

Withdrawn 1974 (132, 134), 1975 (138), 1976 (131, 133, 135-137, 139-142).

1963

143-149

143-149BTP

Leyland L1

623059/58/57/
264/81/80/65

Weymann

B41D

201-206

201-206BTP

Leyland PDR1/1

623952/50/49/
51/78/9061

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

207-212

207-212BTP

Leyland PDR1/1

629162/062/
92/91/63/93

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

213-219

213-219BTP

Leyland PDR1/1

629181/61/83/
82/97-98/264

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

220-225

220-225BTP

Leyland PDR1/1

629227/26/36/
35/159/265

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

226-230

226-230CRV

Leyland PDR1/1

L01251/91/
333/252/336

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

231-235

231-235CRV

Leyland PDR1/1

L01253/89-90/
335/34

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

Withdrawn 1975 (147-148, 204-206, 216-217, 219-222, 228), 1976 (143-146, 149). 1977 (210, 212), 1978 (202-203, 207-208, 213, 233), 1979 (201, 209, 211, 235), 1980 (214-215, 218, 223-227, 229-230, 232, 234), 1981 (231).

1964

236-241

BBK236-41B

Leyland PDR1/1

L21233/096/
95/00/01/97

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

242-245

BBK242-45B

Leyland PDR1/1

L21268/098/
234/67

Metro-Cammell

H43/33F

No. 240 re-seated to H43/27F in 1977.
Withdrawn 1980 (236-245).

1966

246-249

ERV246-49D

Leyland PDR1/1

L43853/55/
4639/3854

MCW

H43/33F

250-254

ERV250-54D

Leyland PDR1/1

L44640/
728-29/48-49

MCW

H43/33F

Nos. 249-252, 254 rebuilt to O43/33F in 1977 (254), 1978 (249), 1979 (250-252); re-numbered 7-11 respectively at the same time; to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (as Nos. 7-11).
Withdrawn 1980 (246-248, 253).

1967

150-155

GTP150-55E

Leyland Panther Cub

L72738/3043/
84-85/159-60

Marshall

B42D

156-161

GTP156-61E

Leyland Panther Cub

L73222-23/78/
305-07

Marshall

B42D

162-163

GTP162-63E

Leyland Panther Cub

L73408-09

MCW

B42D

164-169

GTP164-69F

Leyland Panther Cub

L73463/86/
509-10/623-24

MCW

B42D

170-171

GTP170-71F

Leyland Panther Cub

L73636-37

MCW

B42D

172

GTP172E

Leyland Panther Cub

L73638

MCW

B42D

173-175

GTP173-75F

Leyland Panther Cub

L73662-63/
708

MCW

B42D

Withdrawn 1977 (150-158), 1979 (160), 1980 (166, 169, 174), 1981 (159, 161-165, 167-168, 170-173, 175).

1969

176-187

NTP176-87H

AEC Swift

2MP2R299-310

Marshall

B42D

Withdrawn 1981 (176-187).

1971

188-189

RTP188-89J

Leyland PDR2/1

7004605-06

Seddon

B40D

190-192

TBK190-92K

Leyland PDR2/1

7004607-08/
7100025

Seddon

B40D

194

TBK194K

Leyland PDR2/1

7100118

Seddon

B40D

Withdrawn 1981 (188, 190, 192), 1983 (191), 1984 (189, 194).

1972

193

TBK193K

Leyland PDR2/1

7100026

Seddon

B40D

195-199

TBK195-99K

Leyland PDR2/1

7100119/68-
69/274-75

Seddon

B40D

255-259

VTP255-59L

Leyland AN68/1R

7201593/96/
966/594/967

Alexander

H45/30D

260-262

VTP260-62L

Leyland AN68/1R

7202083/
1968/2084

Alexander

H45/30D

263-267

VTP263-67L

Leyland AN68/1R

7201595/969/
2087/1592/97

Alexander

H45/30D

268-272

VTP268-72L

Leyland AN68/1R

7202088/
1598/2085-86/
1599

Alexander

H45/30D

Nos. 255, 257-262, 264, 268-270, 272 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1981 (195, 197-199), 1983 (193), 1986 (196, 256, 260, 263, 265-267, 271).

1973

273-287

XTP273-87L

Leyland AN68/1R

7300560-67/
668-72/75-76

Alexander

H45/30D

288-293

XTP288-93L

Leyland AN68/1R

7301018-19/
138-39/383-84

Alexander

H45/30D

Nos. 273-279, 281-293 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1986 (280).

1975

294-301

GOT294-301N

Leyland AN68/1R

7404240-41/
349-51/497-99

Alexander

H45/30D

302-312

HOR302-12N

Leyland AN68/1R

7500932-33/
1064-65/198-
201/305-07

Alexander

H45/30D

313-319

HOR313-19N

Leyland AN68/1R

7501656-57/
2135-36/
250-52

Alexander

H45/30D

Nos. 294-319 re-seated to H45/29D in 1975 and 1976; re-seated to H45/30D in 1980; to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1976

101-114

KCR101-14P

Leyland National 10351/2R

03211-17/
50-56

Leyland

B38D

Withdrawn 1981 (101-114).

1979

320-325

UOR320-25T

Leyland AN68A/1R

7705468/74/
78/550/86/611

Alexander

H45/28D

326-334

UOR326-34T

Leyland AN68A/1R

7705613/24/
31/83/799/
841/88/91/99

Alexander

H45/28D

335-339

YBK335-39V

Leyland AN68A/1R

7805305/847/
6032-33/80

Alexander

H45/28D

340-344

YBK340-44V

Leyland AN68A/1R

7806148/56/
366/71/98

Alexander

H45/28D

No. 325 was new in 1978.
Nos. 320-344 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1980

98-100

CPO98-100W

Leyland National 2
NL106L11/1R

07207-09

Leyland

DP40F

345-354

CPO345-54W

Leyland AN68A/1R

7903842/45/
55/930/33/
4000/02/19/
154/57

East Lancs

H46/27D


Nos. 98-100, 345-354 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1981

115-118

ERV115-18W

Leyland National 2
NL106AL11/1R

07516-19

Leyland

B41F

Nos. 115-118 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1982

95

GTP95X

Dennis Lancet

SD504/103

Wadham Stringer

DP33F

96-97

GTP96-97X

Dennis Lancet

SD504/104-05

Wadham Stringer

B35F

Nos. 95-97 to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1986

101

AUS644S

Leyland PSU5B/4R

7702781

Duple

C57F

No. 101 ex-Waddell's Coaches, Lochwinnoch (new 1978); to Portsmouth City Transport Ltd., 10/86 (retaining same fleet number).


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