Rotherham Corporation Transport

Trolleybus Fleet List
1912-1965


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1912

38-40

ET1922-1924*

Railless

-

Milnes Voss

B26R

*Nos. 38-40 ran unregistered until 1921 when compulsory registration was introduced; re-numbered T1-T3 in 1916; No. 38[T1] rebuilt to B26F in 1923 and re-numbered 51 in 1926.
Withdrawn 1922 (39[T2]), 1923 (40[T3]), 1928 (38[51]).

1913

41

ET1925*

Railless

-

Milnes Voss

B26R

42-43

-

Railless

-

Milnes Voss

B26R

* No. 41 ran unregistered until 1921 when compulsory registration was introduced; re-numbered T4 in 1916; Nos. 42-43 were never registered; re-numbered T5-T6 in 1916.
Withdrawn by 1921 (T5-T6), 1923 (T4).

1921

T5-T6

ET1926-1927

Railless

-

Rotherham CT

B32F

Nos. T5-T6 rebuilt to B32C at a later date; re-numbered 55-56 c.1926.
Withdrawn 1931 (T5-T6[55-56]).

1922

T2

ET2337

Straker-Clough

TB2

Roe

B26F

No. T2 rebuilt to B32C at a later date; re-numbered 52 c.1926.
Withdrawn 1932 (T2[52]).

1924

T3-T4

ET2840-2841

Straker-Clough

-

Roe

B26F

Nos. T3-T4 rebuilt to B32C at a later date; re-numbered 53-54 c.1926 and to 18, 41 respectively in 1933.
Withdrawn 1933 (T3[18], T4[41]).

1925

T7-T8

ET3340-3341

Straker-Clough

-

Roe

B32F

Nos. T7-T8 rebuilt to B32C at a later date; re-numbered 57-58 c.1926; No. 57 re-numbered 17 c.1933; No. 58 re-numbered 45 c.1928, and re-numbered again to 42 in 1929.
Withdrawn 1935 (T8[42]), 1945 (T7[17]).

1927

47-49

ET4818-4820

Straker-Clough

-

Roe

B32C

50

ET3217

Straker-Clough

-

Roe

B32C

Withdrawn 1936 (47-50).

1928

46

ET4933

Guy BTX

BTX2270

Roe

B32C

No. 46 re-numbered 45 in 1939.
Withdrawn 1940 (46[45]).

1929

42

ET5968

Ransomes S4

1979

Ransomes

B35C

43-45

ET5284-5286

Guy BTX

BTX22992/
91/93

Roe

B32C

No. 42 on loan from St. Helens CT from 18/11/29 to 23/11/29 and registered by Rotherham CT.
No. 45 re-numbered 44 in 1939.
Withdrawn 1929 (42), 1939 (44), 1940 (43, 45[44]).

1930

51

ET6020

Guy BT

BT23321

Guy

B32C

No. 51 ex-Guy demonstrator (new 1930); re-numbered 56 in 1938.
Withdrawn 1940 (51[56]).

1931

19-24

ET6609-6614

Ransomes S4

2078/??/72/
85/??/??

Cravens

B32C

25-30

ET6615-6620

Ransomes S4

2071/76/79/
77/??/83

Cravens

B32C

31-38

ET6621-6628

Ransomes S4

2089/??/87/
82/84/??/90/
96

Cravens

B32C

39-40

ET6607-6608

Ransomes S4

2070/80

Cravens

B32C

Nos. 20, 23-24, 29, 32, 36 had chassis numbers 2073-2075, 2081, 2086, 2088 but the order is unknown.
Nos. 39-40 re-numbered 55-56 in 1933.
Nos. 19-20, 22-23, 25-26, 31-32, 34-35, 37 re-numbered 27, 29, 31-33, 37, 34-35, 44, 53, 56 respectively in 1939; Nos. 22[31], 31-32[34-35], 37[56] re-numbered 78-81 respectively in 1943; Nos. 28, 25[33], 22[78], 31[79], 39[55], 34[44], 35[53], 26[37], 38 re-numbered 15-23 respectively in 1948.
Withdrawn 1937 (21, 27, 33, 40[56]), 1939 (24, 29), 1940 (19[27]), 1942 (20[29], 37[81]), 1943 (23[32], 36, 32[80]), 1945 (30), 1948 (34[21], 38[23]), 1949 (22[17], 25[16], 26[22], 28[15], 39[19]), 1950 (31[18], 35[20]).

1933

39-42

ET7885-7888

Guy BT32

BT23954-55/
57/56

Roberts

B32C

52-54

ET7880-7882

Guy BT32

BT23949-50/53

Cravens

B32C

57-58

ET7883-7884

Guy BT32

BT23951-52

Cravens

B32C

59

ET7889

Guy BT32

BT23958

Roberts

B32C

Nos. 41-42, 54 re-numbered 24-26 in 1948.
No. 57 re-numbered 39 in 1939.
Withdrawn 1938 (39), 1939 (58-59), 1940 (40, 52-53, 57[39]), 1949 (41[24], 54[26]), 1950 (42[25]).

1935

15-18

ET9230-9233

Guy BT32

BT24094-97

Cravens

B32C

Nos. 15-18 re-numbered 27-30 in 1948; re-numbered 59-62 in 1950.
Withdrawn 1951 (15-18[59-62]).

1936

60-65

ET9615-9620

Guy BTX

BTX24201/00/
197/99/98/202

Cravens

B40C

No. 60 re-numbered 66 in 1940; re-seated to B39C in 1945; re-numbered 36 in 1948.
Nos. 61-65 re-seated to B39C in 1945; re-numbered 31-35 in 1948.
Withdrawn 1949 (60[36]), 1950 (61-65[31-35]).

1937

14

AET901

Guy BTX

BTX24446

Cravens

B39C

47-50

AET902-905

Guy BTX

BTX24447-50

Cravens

B39C

66

AET906

Guy BTX

BTX24451

Cravens

B39C

67-70

AET907-910

AEC 664T

664T541-44

Cravens

B39C

201-202

AET911-912

AEC 664T

664T545-46

Cravens

B39C

203

AET913

Guy BTX

BTX24617

Cravens

B39C

204

AET914

AEC 664T

664T549

Cravens

B39C

No. 14 re-numbered 46 in 1940; re-numbered 37 in 1948.
Nos. 47-50 re-numbered 38-41 in 1948; Nos. 47-48[38-39] re-numbered 63-64 in 1950.
No. 66 re-numbered 51 in 1940; re-numbered 42 in 1948.
Nos. 67-69 re-numbered 48-50 in 1948; Nos. 67[48], 69[50] re-numbered 67, 66 respectively in 1950.
No. 70 re-numbered 58 in 1940; re-numbered 45 in 1948.
Nos. 201-202 re-numbered 59-60 in 1940; re-numbered 46-47 in 1948.
No. 203 re-numbered 13 in 1939; re-numbered 52 in 1940; re-numbered 43 in 1948; re-numbered 65 in 1950.
No. 204 re-numbered 57 in 1940; re-numbered 44 in 1948; re-numbered 68 in 1950.
All re-seated to B38C in 1947.
Withdrawn 1949 (201[46]), 1950 (14[37], 49-50[40-41], 66[42], 68[49], 70[45], 202[47]), 1951 (67, 69[66], 204[68]), 1953 (47[63], 203[65]), 1954 (48[64]).

1939

19-22

CET80-83

Guy BTX

BTX24809-12

East Lancs

B38C

23-26

CET84-87

AEC 664T

664T708-11

East Lancs

B39C

Nos. 19-22 re-numbered 55-58 in 1948; Nos. 20-22[56-58] re-numbered 69-71 in 1950.
Nos. 23-26 re-seated to B38C in 1946; re-numbered 51-54 in 1948.
Withdrawn 1950 (19[55], 23-26[51-54]), 1954 (20-22[69-71]).

1940

70-77

CET480-487

Sunbeam MS2C

12229/40-46

East Lancs

B39C

Nos. 70-77 re-seated to B38C in 1945 (71-73) or 1946; re-numbered 59-66 in 1948; No. 73[62] re-numbered 72 in 1950.
Withdrawn 1949 (70[59]), 1950 (71-72[60-61], 74-77[63-66]), 1951 (73[72]).

1942

82-89

CET607-614

Sunbeam MS2C

12247-54

East Lancs

B39C

Nos. 82-89 re-seated to B38C at a later date; re-numbered 67-74 in 1948; Nos. 67, 73 re-numbered 73, 74 respectively in 1950.
Withdrawn 1949 (83[68], 86[71]), 1950 (84[69], 85[70], 87[72], 89[74]), 1954 (82[73], 88[74]).

1949

75-83

FET335-343

Daimler CTE6

15101/07/03/
871/105/869/
104/870/102

East Lancs

B38C

84

FET344

Daimler CTC6

15852

East Lancs

B38C

85

FET345

Daimler CTE6

15106

East Lancs

B38C

86-90

FET346-350

Daimler CTC6

15853-55/
51/56

East Lancs

B38C

Nos. 75, 78-83, 85 re-bodied by Roe to H40/30R in 1956 or 1957 (82) and re-numbered 29, 35, 30, 38, 27, 39, 25, 26 respectively in 1956 or 1957 (82[39]).
No. 76, 77, 84 re-numbered 7, 8, 2 respectively in 1957.
Withdrawn 1954 (86-90), 1960 (84[2]), 1962 (7-8[76-77]), 1963 (75[29], 78[35], 80[38], 81[27], 85[26]), 1965 (79[30], 82[39], 83[25]).

1950

1-6

FET601-606

Daimler CTC6

15857-62

East Lancs

B38C

7-18

FET607-618

Daimler CTE6

15875-84/
86/85

East Lancs

B38C

19-24

FET619-624

Daimler CTC6

15863-68

East Lancs

B38C

91-94

FET471-474

Daimler CTE6

15100/874/
73/72

East Lancs

B38C

Nos. 7, 8, 11, 12, 14-18, 91-93 re-bodied by Roe to H40/30R in 1956 or 1957 (8, 11, 14, 16, 18) and re-numbered 28, 40, 41, 32, 42, 31, 43, 37, 44, 34, 36, 33 respectively.
Nos. 24, 94 re-numbered 1, 4 respectively in 1956.
Nos. 6, 9, 10 re-numbered 3, 5, 6 respectively in 1957.
Withdrawn 1954 (1-5, 19-23), 1956 (13), 1960 (24[1], 94[4]), 1962 (6[3], 9[5]), 1963 (7[28], 8[40], 10[6], 11[41], 14[42], 16[43], 18[44], 91[34]), 1965 (12[32], 15[31], 17[37], 92[36], 93[33]).


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