Rochdale Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1926-1969


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1926

1-3

DK3443-45

Guy B

B1891,1907/8

Strachan and Brown

B26F

4-6

DK3446-48

Dennis E

17003/15/34

Strachan and Brown

B30D

7-10

DK3841-44

Dennis E

17065/3/6/78

Strachan and Brown

B30D

Withdrawn 1929 (1-3), 1935/36 (4), 1936/37 (7-9), 1937/38 (5,6,10)

1927

11-12

DK4190-91

Dennis F

80016/20

Strachan and Brown

B26D

13-16

DK4192-95

Dennis E

17232/5/42/56

Strachan and Brown

B30D

17

DK4196

Dennis F

80031

Strachan and Brown

B26D

Withdrawn 1935/36 (13,15 (or possibly 16), 17), 1936/37 (16 (or possibly 15)), 1937-39 (11,12,14)

1928

18-19

DK4197-98

Dennis F

80018/42

Strachan and Brown

B26D

20

DK4199

Dennis E

17343

Strachan and Brown

B32D

21-25

DK4682-86

Dennis E

17344/34/
41/5/62

Strachan and Brown

B32D

26-30

DK5101-05

Dennis E

17501/
26-28/45

Strachan and Brown

B32D

Withdrawn 1935/36 (18), 1937/38 (19,20,21,23), 1938/39 (22,24-7), 1939/40 (28-30)

1929

31-35

DK5473-77

Dennis ES

17641-45

Strachan and Brown

B31D

36

DK6028

Dennis EV

17854

Strachan and Brown

B31D

Withdrawn 1939 (31-3), 1940 (34-6)

1930

37

DK6552

Crossley Condor

90427

Crossley

L24/24R

38

DK6866

Crossley Condor

90431

Crossley

L26/24R

39

DK6868

Crossley Condor

90433

Crossley

L28/24R

40-41

DK6865/67

Crossley Condor

90430/32

Crossley

L26/24R

42-43

DK6871/69

Crossley Condor

90458/56

Crossley

L26/24R

44-45

DK6872/70

Crossley Condor

90470/57

Crossley

L26/24R

46-47

DK6876-77

Crossley Alpha

90296/7

Crossley

B32D

48-49

DK6874/73

Crossley Alpha

90294/93

Crossley

B32D

50-51

DK6875/78

Crossley Alpha

90295/98

Crossley

B32D

Withdrawn 1938 (37,38,40-45), 1939 (39), 1940 (48,49), 1945 (46), 1946 (47), 1948 (50,51)

1931

52-54

DK6957-59

Crossley Condor

90477-79

Crossley

L28/24R

55-57

DK6960-62

Crossley Alpha

90602-4

Crossley

B32D

58-63

DK7138-43

Crossley Alpha

90615-20

Crossley

B31D

64-69

DK7144-49

Crossley Condor

90495-500

Crossley

L26/24R

70-72

DK7480-82

Crossley Condor

90747/8/6

Crossley

H28/24R

73-78

DK7483-88

Crossley Condor

90813-18

Crossley

H28/24R

79-81

DK7489-91

Dennis Lance

125040/1/39

English Electric

H28/24R

Withdrawn 1935 (66), 1938 (52-4,64,67-9), 1939 (65,79-81), 1940 (70-8), 1944 (55,59,60,62,63), 1946 (56,57,61), 1948 (58)

1932

82

DK7646

Crossley Condor

90819

Crossley

H28/24R

83-94

DK7861-72

Crossley Condor

90865-76

Crossley

H28/24R

95-98

DK7980-83

Crossley Condor

91002-05

Crossley

H28/24R

99-104

DK8014-19

Crossley Condor

91013-18

Crossley

H28/24R

105-106

DK8020-21

Crossley Condor

91006-7

English Electric

H28/24R

107-117

DK8022-32

Crossley Condor

91008-12/
9-24

English Electric

H26/24R

Withdrawn 1940 (82-5), 1944 (86), 1945 (89,90,92,93,97,98,100,102,105,107-17), 1948 (87,88,91,94-6,99,101,103-4,106)

1935

118-119

ADK78-79

Crossley Mancunian

91835/6

Metro-Cammell Crossley

H26/24R

120-121

ADK282-83

AEC Regent

06612472/
886

Metro-Cammell

H28/24R

120,121 rebodied to H31/26R by Samlesbury in 1951
Withdrawn 1948 (118,119), 1957 (120,121)

1936

122-125

BDK207-10

AEC Regent

06614028/
4/6/7

English Electric

H30/24R

126-127

BDK353-54

AEC Regent

06614023/5

Weymann

H28/26R

128-129

BDK355-56

Leyland TD4c

10203/4

Weymann

H26/26R

122-25 rebodied to H31/26R by Samlesbury in 1951
Withdrawn 1950 (129), 1953 (128), 1956 (126,127), 1957 (122-5)

1937

130-134

CDK204-08

Leyland TS7

13621-5

Cravens

B35R

135-139

CDK209-13

AEC Regent

06615113-7

Cravens

H28/24R

130-34 renumbered 1-5 in 1939, 1/2 rebuilt to B26F in 1943
137 rebodied to H31/26R by Samlesbury in 1951
Withdrawn 1951 (131[2],133[4],134[5]), 1953 (130[1],132[3], 135,136,138,139), 1957 (137)

1938

140-144

DDK110-14

Leyland TD5c

17808-12

Cravens

H28/26R

145-151

DDK115-21

Leyland TD5

17813-9

ECW

H30/26R

152-156

DDK122-26

Daimler COG6

10367-71

Cravens

H28/26R

143 rebodied to H32/25C by Massey in 1946
Withdrawn 1951 (143), 1952 (146), 1953 (141,144,150, 152-4), 1954 (140,145,147-9,155,156), 1955 (142), 1956 (151)

1939

157-161

DDK832-36

AEC Regent

06616385-9

ECW

H30/26R

162-166

DDK918-22

Leyland TD5

302252-6

Weymann

H30/26R

6-13

EDK101-08

Leyland TS8

302257-64

ECW

B35R

Withdrawn 1951 (6-8,12), 1952 (160), 1953 (9-11,13,164), 1954 (157-9,161), 1955 (162), 1956 (163,165-6)

1940

167-171

EDK645-49

Leyland TD7

306001-5

English Electric

H30/26R

172-176

EDK650-54

Leyland TD7

306006-10

ECW

H30/26R

177-186

EDK686-95

Daimler COG6

10937-46

ECW

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1951 (185), 1956 (167-84,186)

1943

187

EDK771

Daimler CWG5

11370

Massey

H30/26R

189

EDK799

Daimler CWA6

11490

Duple

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1952 (187), 1956 (189)

1944

188/190

EDK798/800

Daimler CWA6

11489/91

Duple

H30/26R

191-192

EDK801-02

Daimler CWA6

11536/7

Northern Counties

H30/26R

193-194

EDK803-04

Daimler CWA6

11553/4

Duple

H30/26R

195-199

EDK805-09

Daimler CWA6

11558/
96-8/615

Northern Counties

H30/26R

200*

EDK835

Daimler CWA6

11580

Duple

H30/26R

-*

DK7396

AEC Regal

662586

Burlingham

C30F

-*

JD1381

AEC Regal

662956

Beadle

C30F

130*

DDK257

Leyland TD5

300674

Leyland

H30/26R

* Acquired from Yelloway Motor Services 1944 with Manchester Express route
Withdrawn 1948 (JD1381), 1950 (DK7396), 1951 (130), 1952 (194), 1955 (191), 1956 (190,195-8), 1957 (188,193,200), 1958 (199), 1959 (192)

1945

21-24

EDK921-24

Daimler CWD6

12338/66/7/80

Massey

H30/26R

25-30

EDK925-30

Daimler CWA6D

12381/2/
96-8/411

Massey

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1956 (21-7,30), 1959 (28,29)

1947

31-35

FDK331-335

AEC Regent III

0961879/
83/1/2/0

Weymann

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1964

1948

36-46

GDK136-46

AEC Regent III

0961859-69

Weymann

H30/26R

47-48

GDK147-48

AEC Regent III

9612E870/1

Weymann

H31/26R

201-207

GDK401-07

AEC Regent III

0961872-8

East Lancs

H33/26R

71*

BWA212

AEC Regent

06613543

Weymann

H30/26R

72*

CWA492

AEC Regent

06614031

Weymann

H30/26R

73**

JX6425

AEC Regent

06616033

Park Royal

H30/26R

74-76**

JX6568-70

AEC Regent

06616081-3

Roe

H31/25R

* Ex-Sheffield Corporation (112,292)
** Ex-Halifax Corporation (40,47-9)
Withdrawn 1951 (73), 1953 (71,72,74-6), 1962 (201-5), 1963 (206,207), 1964 (36-8,41), 1965 (39,42-4,46-8)

1949

208-217

GDK708-17

AEC Regent III

9612E920-9

Weymann

H33/26R

218-222

GDK718-22

AEC Regent III

9612E930-4

Weymann

H33/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (222), 1966 (208-220), 1968 (221)

1950

223-232

HDK23-32

AEC Regent III

9612E4949-58

Weymann

H33/26R

Withdrawn 1968

1951

301-307

HDK701-07

AEC Regal IV

9821E256-62

East Lancs

B42D

233-237

HDK833-37

AEC Regent III

9612E4959-63

East Lancs

H33/26R

301-7 renumbered 1-7 in 1956, converted to B44F in 1961
Withdrawn 1966 (301[1],303[3],305[5]), 1967 (302[2],306[6]), 1968 (234,236,237,304[4],307[7]), 1969 (233,235)

1953

238-252

JDK738-52

Daimler CVG6

18302-16

Weymann

H33/26R

253-262*

KDK653-62

Daimler CVG6

18317-26

Weymann

H33/26R

308-315

JDK708-15

AEC Regal IV

9822E1579-86

Burlingham

B42D

*253,258,260-62 delivered 1/54
308-15 renumbered 8-15 in 1956, converted to B44F in 1961
Withdrawn 1956 (313-5[3-5]), 1957 (311[11]), 1967 (310[10]), 1968 (308[8],309[9],312[12])
To SELNEC 1.11.69 (238-62)

1954

263-267

KDK663-67

Daimler CVG6

18327-31

Weymann

H33/26R

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1956

268-297

NDK968-97

AEC Regent V 6LW

D2RA6G091-
120

Weymann

H33/28R

298-307

ODK698-707

AEC Regent V 6LW

D2RA6G081-
90

Weymann

H33/28R

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1957

308-318

RDK408-18

AEC Regent V

D2RA459-69

Weymann

H33/28R

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1958

319

TDK319

AEC Regent V

D2RA659

Weymann

H31/28RD

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1959

320-322

TDK320-22

AEC Regent V

D2RA660-2

Weymann

H31/28RD

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1961

16-20

2116-20DK

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA3885
-9

Weymann

B42D

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1964

21

6321DK

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA4821

East Lancs

B42D

22-23

ADK722-23B

AEC Reliance

2MU2RA5415/6

East Lancs

B42D

323-327

6323-27DK

Daimler CRG6LX

60530-4

Weymann

H43/34F

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1965

328-334

EDK128-34C

Daimler CRG6LX

60922-8

Weymann

H43/34F

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1966

24-29

GDK324-29D

AEC Reliance

6MU2RA6163-8

Willowbrook

B45F

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1968

30-33

LDK830-33G

Daimler SRG6LW

62797-800

Willowbrook

B45F

335-344

KDK135-44F

Daimler CRG6LX

62212-21

MCW

H43/34F

To SELNEC 1.11.69

1969

34-37

MDK734-37G

AEC Swift

MP2R232/3/
1/0

Pennine

B46F

To SELNEC 1.11.69

Purchased from Daimler vehicles in 1969 was former demonstrator KKV700G a Daimler SRG6LX (62745) with Willowbrook B43D body, however, it was not delivered until 1970 (after the SELNEC take-over) and never operated for Rochdale Corporation.


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