Saltburn Motor Services Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1928-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1928

?

PY5779

Reo Sprinter

?

?

B16F

?

PY7090

Reo Speedwagon

?

?

B14F

?

?

De Dion Bouton

?

?

B20F

PY5779, PY7090 and De Dion Bouton ex-K.M. Watson, Saltburn (new 1926, 1927 and unknown respectively).
PY7090 not used. Body to Chevrolet in 1929.
Withdrawn 1929 (PY7090), by 1933 (PY5779 and De Dion Bouton).

1929

?

?

Chevrolet

?

?

B14F

?

?

Guy

?

?

Ch??

The Chevrolet received the body from the Reo Speedwagon (PY7090).
Guy ex- K.M. Watson, Saltburn (date new unknown).
Withdrawn by 1933 (Chevrolet and Guy).

1930

?

VN1636

Thornycroft A2

18733

?

B20F

Withdrawn 1941.

1931

?

HN5222

Reo

GE901

?

C20?

?

VN2433

Thornycroft A2

18666

?

B20F

HN5222 ex-Scotts Grey, Darlington (date new unknown). Chassis No. also quoted as G5901.
Withdrawn 1934 (HN5222), 1943 (VN2433).

1932

?

VN3453

Bedford WLB

108342

?

B20F

VN3453 ex-Cornforth, Lingdale (new 1932).
Withdrawn 1951.

1933

?

VN4721

Thornycroft Ardent

23617

?

B26F

Withdrawn 1941.

1934

?

VN6245

Thornycroft Handy

24892

Robson

B20F

Also quoted as B20R by some sources.
Withdrawn by 1947.

1935

8

VN7219

Thornycroft Cygnet

25111

Robson

B32R

12

VN7543

Dodge PLB

1046

?

C20F

?

APC637

Dodge

?

?

C??F

APC637 second-hand (possibly ex-demonstrator, new 1933), exact date of entry into fleet unknown but c.1935.
Withdrawn 1947 (12), 1951 (8), unknown (APC637).

1937

5

AAJ432

Bedford WTB

111585

Duple

C26F

9

AAJ527

Thornycroft Dainty

26519

?

B26F

10

GJ8013

Gilford 168OT

11360

?

C32F

No. 10 ex-Central London Coaches (No.18, new 1930), exact date of entry into fleet unknown but probably 1937.
Withdrawn 1951 (9), 1957 (5), unknown (10).

1938

?

APY808

Dennis Lancet

175319

Duple

C32F

?

APY810

Leyland LT7

17594

Waveney

C32F

Withdrawn 1940 (both vehicles impressed by War Department).

1940

14

GS1304

Leyland LT1

50458

Alexander

B32F

?

CK4511

Leyland LT2

51376

Leyland

B32F

?

JR6165

Thornycroft Dainty

25747

Northern Counties

FB24F

No. 14 ex-Alexander & Sons, Falkirk (No. N268, new 1930).
CK4511 ex-Ribble MS (No. 1154, new 1931).
JR6165 ex-Fish & Appleby, Choppington (new 1937).
Exact date of entry into fleet of these three vehicles is unknown but probably sometime during the war years.
Withdrawn 1945 (CK4511), unknown (14, JR6165).

1941

16

GPG974

Sheenway 6
(AEC Regal)

90067

Burlingham

B34F

No. 16 ex- Bloomfield (Sheenway), London. This was a rebuild from chassis parts of an AEC Regal and was originally registered (in 1938) as shown. The chassis number bears no relationship to AEC chassis numbers of the period. It is also quoted as 10067 by some sources.
Withdrawn 1954.

1943

1

CAJ346

Bedford OWB

13390

SMT

B32F

Later re-seated to B30F.
Withdrawn 1956.

1944

2

CAJ954

Bedford OWB

18436

Duple

B32F

Withdrawn 1955.

1945

3-4

CPY821-822

Bedford OB

11657/58

Duple

B32F

Later re-seated to B30F.
Withdrawn 1957 (3), unknown (4).

1946

6

CVN564

Bedford OB

18709

Duple

C29F

7

DAJ216

Bedford OB

28468

Duple

C29F

11

VY2132

Gilford 168OT

11476

Duple

C26F

No. 11 was new to Ovington Motor Co., York in 1930, to SMS via several owners.
Withdrawn 1949 (11), 1959 (6, 7).

1947

8

DVN24

Bedford OB

53445

Duple

C29F

15

DVN25

Leyland PS1/1

461193

Duple

C33F

No. 15 later re-numbered 25.
Withdrawn 1959 (8), 1961 (15 as [25]).

1948

9

EAJ14

Bedford OB

63344

Duple

C29F

10

JV8585

Bedford OWB

15417

Duple

B30F

11

JV8560

Bedford OWB

13180

Roe

B30F

18

EAJ480

Dennis Lancet J3

388J3

Duple

C33F

26

WG2401

Leyland LT5A

5467

Alexander

B36F

28

EPY21

Dennis Lancet J3

432J3

Duple

C35F

Nos. 10-11 ex-Granville Motor Services, Grimsby (Nos. 122 and 130 respectively, both new 1943).
No. 18 later re-numbered 27.
No. 26 ex-Alexander, Falkirk (No. N214, new 1935), exact date of entry into fleet uncertain but c.1948.
Withdrawn 1958 (10-11, 18 as [27], 26), 1960 (9), 1961 (28).

1949

12

FPY559

Bedford OB

115184

Duple

C29F

22

FAJ174

Guy Arab III

FD33223M

Wilks & Meade

C33F

23

FAJ173

Guy Arab III

FD33222M

Wilks & Meade

C33F

Nos. 22-23 later re-numbered 30 and 29 respectively.
Withdrawn 1960 (22 as [30]), 1961 (23 [29]), 1966 (12).

1950

14

GAJ2

Bedford OB

135166

Duple

C29F

Withdrawn 1963.

1951

18

HAJ417

Bedford SB

1204

Brush

B33F

27

CAJ814

Bedford OWB

17909

Duple

B30F

No. 27 ex-Heather Motor Services, Robin Hood's Bay (new 1944). Later re-numbered 2.
Withdrawn 1958 (27 as [2]), 1964 (18).

1953

19

JVN354

Bedford SB

15266

Duple

C35F

Withdrawn 1967.

1954

24

UP6922

Leyland LT5

1581

ACB

C33F

26

DPY383

Leyland PS1

462065

Plaxton

C32F

?

EPY322

Commer Commando

17A0989

ACB

C30F

Nos. 24, 26 and EPY322 ex-Green Line, Guisborough (new 1932, 1946 and 1948 respectively).
Withdrawn by 1956 (24), 1958 (EPY322), 1959 (26).

1955

17

LVN588

Bedford A3LZ

33253

Spurling

C21F

Withdrawn 1964.

1956

1

OAJ901

Bedford SBO

47754

Duple

B40F

15

EF8616

Bedford OB

92847

Duple

C29F

16

SML696

Bedford OB

64726

Duple

C29F

20

OAJ902

Bedford SBG

45459

Plaxton

C41F

22

EF 8617

Commer Commando

15B8398

Plaxton

C30F

31

FLJ533

Bristol K5G

55038

ECW

L27/26R

37

ERU587

Bristol K5G

49028

ECW

L27/26R

Nos. 15, 16 and 22 ex-Richardson Brothers, West Hartlepool (new 1948, 1947 and 1948 respectively).
Nos. 31 and 37 ex-Midland General (Nos. 432 and 431, new 1940 and 1939 respectively). No. 37 re-numbered 32 before May 1957.
Withdrawn 1958 (22, 31, 37 as [32]), 1964 (16), 1965 (15), 1966 (1), 1971 (20).

1957

24

DVN104

Leyland PS1/1

462431

Strachan

C33F

31

XG8041

Guy Arab II

FD27860

Roe

L27/28R

34

XG8045

Guy Arab II

FD27911

Roe

L27/28R

35

RN8735

Leyland TS8

301524

Duple

C31F

36

NAJ432

Leyland ECP02/1R

545032

Duple

C36F

37

LAJ340

Bedford SBG

29084

Yeates

C35F

38

GVN952

Leyland PSU1/15

510080

Strachan

C35C

Nos. 24, 36-38 ex-Jackson's Cleveland Coaches (new 1947, 1955, 1954 and 1951 respectively).
Nos. 31 and 34 ex-Middlesbrough Corporation (Nos. 19 and 25 respectively, both new 1945).
No. 35 ex-Ribble MS (No. 769, new 1939).
Withdrawn 1958 (31, 34), 1962 (35), 1964 (38), 1965 (24), 1967 (37), 1970 (36).

1958

21-22

SPY386-387

Bedford SB3

61448
62563

Plaxton

C41F

31

DTR458

Guy Arab II

FD28213

Park Royal

H30/26R

33

DTR465

Guy Arab II

FD28212

Park Royal

H30/26R

39

BCP538

AEC Regal III

9621E689

Roe

B33F

40

BCP540

AEC Regal III

9621E688

Roe

B33F

Nos. 31 and 33 ex-Southampton Corporation (Nos. 31 and 52 respectively, new 1946).
Nos. 39 and 40 ex-Halifax Corporation (Nos. 263 and 265 respectively, new 1949).
Nos. 21-22 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (No. 21 not operated - cannibalised for spares, No. 22 re-numbered 335).
Withdrawn 1961 (31, 33), 1963 (39, 40).

1959

23

UPY176

Bedford SB1

70493

Plaxton

C41F

No. 23 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 336).

1960

24

WAJ869

Bedford SB1

78971

Duple

C41F

?

EAO703

Leyland TD7

306822

Burlingham

L27/26R

EAO703 ex-Cumberland MS (No. 296, new 1941).
No. 24 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 338).
Withdrawn 1963 (EAO703).

1961

33

CCK638

Leyland PD2/3

491571

Brush

L27/26R

?

CCK639

Leyland PD2/3

491572

Brush

L27/26R

No. 33 and CCK639 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 2662-2663, new 1949).
Withdrawn 1964 (33), 1965 (CCK639).

1962

25-26

1360-1361PT

Bedford SB1

86443/45

Plaxton

C41F

Nos. 25 and 26 ex-Wilkinsons MS (Nos. 60 and 61 respectively, both new 1961).
No. 26 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 342).
Withdrawn 1973 (25).

1963

39

XUP629

Bedford SB8

59553

Duple

B42F

?

CHE195

Leyland PD2

496098

Leyland

L27/26R

?

6483HN

Austin JO2BA

86512

Austin

M11

No. 39 ex-The Eden, West Auckland (new 1957).
CHE195 ex-Yorkshire Traction (No. 846, new 1950).
6483HN ex-Morrison, Tow Law (new 1962).
Withdrawn 1965 (CHE195, 6483HN), 1970 (39).

1964

33

NNW356

Leyland PD2/1

496092

Leyland

H30/26R

45-46

9545-9546PT

Bedford SB5

90482/84

Duple

C41F

48-49

TPT448-449

Leyland PSUC1/1

555612/13

Burlingham

B44F

No. 33 ex-Leeds Corporation (No. 356, new 1949).
Nos. 45-46 ex-Venture Transport, Consett (Nos. 245 and 246 respectively, both new 1962). To Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 343 and 344 respectively).
Nos. 48-49 ex-Wilkinsons MS (Nos. 48 and 49 respectively, new 1956).
Withdrawn 1966 (33), 1970 (48-49).

1965

15

UTJ92

Bedford SBG

35434

Burlingham

C36F

31

CDB233

Leyland PD2/1

473175

Leyland

L27/26R

40

DPY582C

Bedford J2SZ10

223591

Duple

C19F

No. 15 ex-K & R Minicoaches, North Skelton (new 1955).
No. 31 ex-North Western Road Car Co. (No.233, new 1948).
Withdrawn 1967 (31), 1972 (15, 40).

1966

50-51

GAJ945-946D

Bedford VAM5

6822155
6831875

Plaxton

C45F

?

KUF714

Leyland PD2/12

511678

Leyland

H32/28RD

KUF714 ex-Southdown MS (No. 714, new 1951).
Nos. 50-51 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 347-348 respectively).
Withdrawn 1969 (KUF714).

1967

52

896GUP

Bedford SB1

79618

Duple

C41F

?

9491WY

Bedford SB1

87999

Yeates

B44F

9491WY ex-Burrows, Wombwell (No.97, new 1961).
No. 52 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 339).
Withdrawn 1973 (9491WY).

1968

53

RCW231

Bedford SB5

93427

Plaxton

C41F

54

ACW549B

Bedford SB5

93515

Plaxton

C41F

?

BXG129

Guy Arab III

FD70887

NCME

L27/26R

BXG129 ex-Rodgers, Redcar (new 1951 to Middlesbrough Corporation [No.29]).
No. 53 ex-Tattersall, Padiham (new 1964).
No. 54 ex-Sandown Tours, Burnley (new 1964).
No. 53 and 54 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 345 and 346 respectively).
Withdrawn 1969 (BXG129).

1969

55

ECW110D

Bedford VAM5

6811867

Plaxton

C45F

56

899KTA

Bedford SB5

89350

Yeates

DP44F

?

SHW349

Bristol KSW6G

102040

ECW

H32/28RD

No. 55 ex-Tattersall, Padiham (new 1966).
No. 56 ex- R&M, Great Whittington (new 1962).
SHW349 ex-Bristol Omnibus Co. (No.8179, new 1954).
No. 55 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 349).
Withdrawn 1972 (SHW349), 1973 (56).

1970

57

9191NW

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2361

Plaxton

C41C

58

9198NW

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2373

Plaxton

C41C

59-60

TPY924-925H

Bedford VAM70

0T478323/27

Plaxton

B48F

Nos. 57 and 58 ex-Wallace Arnold, Leeds (new 1959).
Nos. 57, 59-60 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 337, 353-354 respectively).
Withdrawn 1973 (58).

1971

33

DHD183

AEC Regent V

LD3RA485

MCCW

H41/29F

No. 33 ex-Yorkshire Woollen District (No.72, new 1959).
To Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 100).

1972

61

YAJ896K

Bedford YRQ

2T471608

Plaxton

C45F

62

KDK937F

Bedford VAS5

7T451893

Plaxton

C29F

No. 62 ex-Pickup, Norden (new 1968).
Nos. 61 and 62 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 356 and 352 respectively).

1973

63

HWY534J

Bedford SB5

1T485068

Duple

C41F

64

RGR575

Bedford SB1

88237

Plaxton

C41F

65

YFU1

Bedford SB1

88010

Plaxton

C41F

No. 63 ex-Balme's Coaches, Otley (new 1971).
No. 64 new to Whiteways, Sunderland in 1967 via several owners to SMS.
No. 65 ex-Illes, Rawdon (new 1961).
Nos. 63-65 to Cleveland Transit 1.8.74 (re-numbered 355, 340, 341 respectively).


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