Scout Motor Services Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1919-1968


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1919

-

-

Leyland

?

Preston Bodybuilding Co.

Ch??

-

-

Leyland

?

Preston Bodybuilding Co.

Ch??

These were the original two lorries (ex-army) fitted with interchangeable lorry-charabanc bodies.
Withdrawn 1920.

1920

-

CK3113

Daimler CK

2962

Buckingham

Ch24

-

CK3273

Daimler CK

3337

Buckingham

Ch24

-

CK3301

Daimler CK

3695

Buckingham

Ch24

CK3113 ex-Ainsworth, Preston (new 1919).
Withdrawn by 1929 (CK3113, CK3273, CK3301).

1921

-

CK3420

Daimler CK

3710

Buckingham

Ch24

-

FR1925

Leyland

?

?

Ch30

CK3420 rebodied by Buckingham to B24F in 1924.
FR1925 ex-Lucas, Blackpool (new 1920).
Withdrawn 1923 (FR1925), 1929 (CK3420)

1922

-

CK3390

Daimler CK

3631

Buckingham

Ch28

CK3390 ex-Kellet, Preston (new 1920).
Rebodied by Buckingham to C26F in 1926.
Withdrawn 1929

1923

-

FR2992

Leyland

?

?

Ch33 (?)

-

FR4281

Leyland

?

?

Ch33 (?)

FR2992 and FR4281 ex-Smith, Blackpool (new 1921).
Withdrawn 1931 (FR2992, 4281).

1924

-

CK3578

Leyland

20192

Buckingham

Ch28

Also thought to have been purchased in 1924 was a Guy but no details exist.
Withdrawn 1928 (CK3578).

1928

-

CK4031

Leyland PLSC

46638

Leyland

B32R

1

CK4032

Leyland PLC

46639

Burlingham

C28?

2

CK4040

Leyland PLC

46640

Burlingham

C28?

Withdrawn 1929 (Nos. 1/2), 1933 (CK4031)

1929

3

CK4147

Leyland TS2

?

Leyland

C32F

4

CK4146

Leyland TS2

?

Leyland

C32F

Withdrawn 1932 (3, 4).

1930

5-6

CK4336-7

Leyland TS2

60910/11

Spicer

C29D

7-8

CK4348-9

Leyland TS2

60914/15

Spicer

C29D

9-10

CK4255/59

Leyland TS2

60913/12

Spicer

C29D

11-16

See footnote

-

-

-

-

17

CK4380

Leyland LT2

51169

Leyland

B30F

18

CK4381

Leyland LT2

51170

Leyland

B30F

19

CK4383

Leyland LT2

51171

Leyland

B30F

Note: Nos. 11-16 are thought to have come from Smith of Blackpool, but no details have been traced except FR8950 (fleet number unknown) a 1928 Leyland PLC1 with Burlingham C26? body, withdrawn later in 1930.
Withdrawn 1931 (9, 17-18) 1932 (5, 7, 8, 10), by 1932 (6, 19).

1931

20-21

CK4384-5

Leyland LT2

51172/73

Spicer

B32R

22

CK4386

Leyland TD1

71496

Leyland

L27/24R

23-24

CK4568-9

Leyland TD1

71964/65

Leyland

L27/24R

25

CK4593

Leyland TS2

61841

Leyland

B32?

26

CK4575

Leyland TS2

61663

Leyland

C29F

27-30

CK4571-4

Leyland TS2

61658/60-62

Leyland

C29F

28-29

CK4603-4

Leyland TD1

72191/92

Leyland

L24/24R

-

CK4594-5

Leyland TS2

61842/40

Leyland

C28R

-

CK4612

Leyland KP3

160

Burlingham

C20F

Nos. 28-29 (CK4603-4) re-seated to L27/24R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1931(20, 26, 27-30 (CK4571-74)), 1932(21), 1933(25,CK4594-5), 1934(CK4612), 1946(22,28), 1947(23,29), 1950(24).

1932

30

CK4654

Leyland TD2

1544

Leyland

L27/24R

31-32

CK4655-6

Leyland TS4

1804/05

Leyland

C24R

-

CK4667-8

Leyland TS4

1727/28

Leyland

C24R

Nos. 31-32 later re-seated to B30R.
Withdrawn 1937 (31,32), 1939 (CK4667-8), 1948 (30)

1934

1

CK4899

Leyland TS6

4008

Burlingham

C30R

2

CK4898

Leyland TS6

4007

Burlingham

C30R

3-4

CK4900-1

Leyland LT5A

4003/04

Burlingham

C30R

5

CK4904

Leyland SKP

4009

Weymann

C26F

6-7

CK4902-3

Leyland LT5A

4005/06

Weymann

C30R

25

TF9462

Leyland TD2

1661

Leyland

L27/24R

Nos. 1/2 were renumbered 17/18 in 1945 and rebodied by Northern Counties to L27/24R, No.3 was rebodied by Duple to C33F and renumbered 44, in 1946.
No. 25 ex-Leyland demonstrator (new 1932).
Withdrawn 1940 (4,6,7), 1946 (5), 1948 (3[44]), 1949 (1,2[17,18]), unknown (25).

1935

26

RN7576

Leyland TD4

6637

Leyland

L27/26R

-

RN7577

Leyland TS7

6638

Burlingham

C31R

No. 26 re-bodied by Duple to C33F after 1945.
RN7577 re-seated to C28R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1948 (26, RN7577).

1936

-

RN7908-9

Leyland TS7

?

Burlingham

C28R

Withdrawn 1946 (RN7908-9).

1937

27

RN8038

Leyland TD4

12625

Leyland

L27/26RD

-

RN8138

Leyland TS7

13494

Duple

C28F

Withdrawn 1947 (RN8138), 1949 (27).

1938

-

RN8537

Leyland TS8

?

Burlingham

C31F

Withdrawn 1947 (RN8537).

1939

-

RN8857-8

Leyland LT8

302662/63

Duple

C35F

-

RN8859-60

Leyland TS8

302234/35

Duple

C28F

Withdrawn 1947 (RN8857-60).

1941

21

ACK529

Leyland TD7

307637

Leyland

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1951? (21).

1943

20

ACK740

Guy Arab II

FD26072

Duple

L27/28R

No. 20 re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1952 (20).

1944

19

ACK790

Daimler CWA6

11594

Duple

L27/28R

No. 19 re-seated to L27/26R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1951 (19).

1946

28-9

ARN950-1

Leyland PD1

461642/58

Leyland

L27/26R

40

ARN889

Leyland PS1

461038

Duple

C33F

Withdrawn 1951 (40), 1959 (28-9).

1947

1-6

BRN151-6

Leyland PD1

471700/
699/701/698/
794-95

Leyland

L27/26R

31-4

BCK328-32

Bedford OB

41532/2461/
43502/4026

Duple

C26F

35

BCK535

Bedford OB

45571

Duple

C26F

36-7

BCK551-2

Bedford OB

44415/
47950

Duple

C26F

38-9

BCK799-800

Bedford OB

50931/30

Duple

C29F

41

BCK753

Daimler CVD6

13240

Duple

C33F

-

BCK982

Bedford OB

46336

SMT

C29F

-

BRN62

Bedford OB

49886

SMT

C29F

-

BRN61

Bedford OB

54552

Duple

C29F

-

BRN63

Leyland PS1

470638

Duple

C33F

-

BRN175-6

Leyland PS1

462841/
470490

Duple

C33F

-

BRN361-2

Bedford OB

56636/
57592

SMT

C29F

-

BRN425

Leyland PS1

462151

Duple

C33F

-

BRN474-5

Leyland PS1

461152/
472272

Duple

C31F

-

BRN690

Leyland PS1

472697

Bellhouse
-Hartwell

C33F

Withdrawn 1948 (31-37,41), 1949(?) (BCK982, BRN61-2, 38-9), 1950 (BRN63, BRN361-2), 1951 (BRN175-6, BRN425, BRN474-5), others unknown.

1948

-

BRN494-5

Bedford OB

58691/
60069

SMT

C29F

-

BRN497-500

Bedford OB

64783/7437/
7370/8264

Duple

C29F

-

BRN686-9

Leyland PS1

473324/23/
2999/3321

Duple

C33F

-

BRN691

Leyland PS1

481417

Duple

C33F

-

BRN791

Bedford OB

69804

Duple

C29F

-

CCK30-32

Bedford OB

77170/
9407/81994

Duple

C29F

-

CCK589-91

Bedford OB

86023/8789/
93043

Duple

C29F

Withdrawn 1949 (BRN494-5, BRN497-500), 1950 (BRN791, CCK30-32, CCK589-91), others unknown.

1949

7

CRN244

Leyland PD2/3

492065

Leyland

L27/26R

-

BRN864-66

Leyland PS1

491348-50

Burlingham

C33F

-

CCK927

Bedford OB

96984

Duple

C29F

-

CRN158-59

Bedford OB

101599/
2079

Duple

C29F

-

AFR564

Leyland TS8

15198

Duple

C33F

-

CRN417

Bedford OB

108095

Duple

C29F

AFR564 acquired second-hand and re-bodied.
No.7 re-numbered S7 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1951 (CCK927, CRN158-59, CRN417), 1952 (BRN864-66), 1954 (AFR564), 1963 (7 as [S7].

1950

8-9

DRN364-65

Leyland PD2/3

504648/862

Leyland

L27/26R

-

CRN501-6

Bedford OB

112527/35/
929/866/
3637/955

Duple

C29F

Nos. 8-9 re-numbered S8-9 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1954 (CRN501-6), unknown (8-9 [S8-9]).

1951

10

DRN366

Leyland PD2/1

501207

Leyland

L27/26R

-

DRN355/357

Leyland PSU1/11

500148/
5636

Duple

C41F

-

DRN356

Leyland PSU1/15

505540

Duple

C41F

-

DRN358-62

Leyland PSU1/15

502691/706/
07/505759/
794

Duple

C41C

-

DRN363

Leyland PSU1/15

510261

Bellhouse-
Hartwell

C41C

-

DRN367

Bedford SB

1298

Duple

C33F

-

DRN926-30

Leyland PSU1/15

510056/54/
163/502383/
553

Bellhouse-
Hartwell

C41C

-

ECK315-16

Bedford SB

2548/2641

Duple

C33F

No.10, DRN355, DRN359, DRN361 re-numbered S10, S31, S32, S33 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1954 (DRN367, ECK315-16), 1956 (DRN363, DRN926-30) 1959/60 (DRN356-57, DRN358/60/62), others unknown.

1952

-

ECK871-76

Leyland PSU1/15

511263/64/
230/39/
1069/5068

Duple

C41C

ECK871-73, 75/76  re-numbered S34-38 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn by 1961 (ECK874 [S37]), unknown (remainder).

1953

19

BCK100

Leyland PD1

462240

Leyland

L27/26R

-

FCK567-69

Leyland PSU1/15

530070-71/
69

Duple

C41C

No. 19 ex-Viking, Preston (new 1946)
No. 19, FCK567-569 re-numbered S19, S39-41 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn unknown (19 [S19], FCK567-569[S39-41]).

1954

20

STC887

Leyland PD2/20

532472

Leyland

H30/26RD

-

FRN980-85

Leyland PSUC1/2

534822/
5288-89/
542604/
534/605

Duple

C37C

No. 20, FRN980-985 re-numbered S20, S42-47 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1968 (20 [S20]), unknown (FRN980-985[S42-47]).

1956

-

JCK686-88

Leyland PSUC1/2

555879/
903/874

Duple

C41C

-

JCK691

Leyland PSUC1/2

555904

Duple

C41C

JCK686-86/91 re-numbered S48-51 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1966 (JCK686-88, JCK691[S48-51]).

1957

-

KRN192-93

Leyland PSUC1/2

575461/62

Duple

C41F

KRN192-93 re-numbered S52-53 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Withdrawn 1966 (KRN192-193[S52-53]).

1958

21-22

LRN62-63

Leyland PD3/3

571935/41

Burlingham

H41/31F

LRN62-62 re-numbered S21-22 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Nos. 21-22[S21-22] absorbed into Ribble fleet as Nos. 1974-1975 in 10.68.

1959

23-25

MCK369-71

Leyland PD3/1

580379-81

Burlingham

H41/31F

Nos. 23-25 re-numbered S23-25 on Ribble take-over 5.12.61. 
Nos. 23-25[S23-25] absorbed into Ribble fleet as Nos. 1976-1978 in 10.68.

1960

1

OCK500

Leyland PDR1/1

591147

MCCW

H44/33F

-

NRN166-169

Leyland PSUC1/2

596127/248/
339/40

Duple

C41F

No. 1, NRN166-169 re-numbered S1, S54-57 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
Nos. 1[S1] absorbed into Ribble fleet as No. 1969 in 10.68.
NRN166-169[S54-57] transferred to Ribble fleet as Nos. 1069-1072 in 1968.

1961

2

398JTB

Leyland PDR1/1

582862

MCCW

H44/34F

3-5

PRN143-145

Leyland PDR1/1

610599-601

MCCW

H44/33F

58-62

PRN146-150

Leyland L2

602424/818
611074-76

Duple

C38F

No. 2 ex-Leyland demonstrator (new 1959).
Nos. 2, 3-5, 58-62 re-numbered S2, S3-5, S58-62 respectively on Ribble take-over 5.12.61.
No. 2[S2] absorbed into Ribble fleet as No. 1970 in 10.68. 
Nos. 58-61[S58-62] absorbed into Ribble fleet as Nos. 1073-1077 in 10.68.

From 5.12.1961 Scout was operated as a subsidiary of Ribble and given fleet numbers prefixed with an 'S'.

1963

S13/14

CCK611/12

Leyland PD2/3

484775/
894

Leyland

H30/26R

S15

CCK622

Leyland PD2/3

485105

Leyland

H30/26R

S16/17

CCK630/32

Leyland PD2/3

485107/
145

Leyland

H30/26R

S18

CCK823

Leyland PD3

483962

Leyland

H30/26R

S63-65

TCK63-65

Leyland PSU3/3

?

Harrington

C49F

S66-69

NRN611-14

Leyland PDR1/1

592628-30/
44

Weymann

CH34/16F

S70

DRN705

Leyland PSU1/15

510541

Leyland

C41C

S71/72

DRN717/18

Leyland PSU1/15

510878/79

Leyland

C41C

S73

DRN731

Leyland PSU1/15

511212

Leyland

C41C

S739-742

TRN739-42

Leyland PSU3/3

L02886/447
L03139/40

Plaxton

C49F

S903

FCK403

Leyland PSU1/15

530655

Leyland

C41C

Nos. S13-14 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 2623-2624, new 1948).
No. S15 ex-Ribble MS (No. 2634, new 1948).
Nos. S16-18 ex Ribble MS (Nos. 2642, 2644, 2651, new 1948 and 1949 [2651]).
Nos. S66, S69 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 1262, 1265, new 1960).
Nos. S70-73 ex Ribble MS (Nos. 783, 795, 796, 809, new 1951).
No. S903 ex-Ribble MS (No. 903, new 1953); transferred back to Ribble MS as No. 903 in 1965.
Nos. S16-18 transferred to Ribble MS as Nos. 2778, 2779 in 1964.
Nos. S63-69, S739-742 absorbed into Standerwick fleet as Nos. 1-3, 12, 14-15, 49, 61-64 respectively in 10.68.
Withdrawn 1964 (S70-73), 1965 (S13-15, S17).

1965

S804-7

ARN804-7C

Leyland PSU3/3

L24155/
57-56/205

Plaxton

C49F

S1396

HRN36

Leyland PD2/13

550804

MCCW

H33/28RD

S1446-47

JCK521-22

Leyland PD2/12

552337/208

Burlingham

H33/28RD

S1456

JCK531

Leyland PD2/12

552378

Burlingham

H33/28RD

No. S1396 ex-Ribble MS (No. 1396, new 1955).
Nos. S1446-1447 ex-Ribble MS (Nos. 1446-47, new 1956).
No. s1456 ex-Ribble MS (No. 1456, new 1956).
Absorbed into Standerwick (S804-7 as Nos. 74-77) and Ribble (S1396, S1446-7, S1456 as Nos. 1396, 1446-47) fleets in 10.68.

1966

S850-853

CRN850-53D

Leyland PSU3/4

L60310/31/
69-70

Plaxton

C44F

S946

GCK281

Leyland PSUC1/2

542951

Burlingham

C41F

S961

JRN27

Leyland PSUC1/2

564003

Burlingham

C41F

Nos. S850-853 absorbed into Standerwick fleet as Nos. 86-89 in 10.68.
Withdrawn 1967 (S946, S961).

1967

S886-87

ECK886-87E

Leyland PSU3/4R

L65237/
700038

Plaxton

C49F

S888-89

ECK888-89E

Leyland PSU3/4R

700014/36

Plaxton

C44F

Absorbed into Standerwick (S889 as No. 100) and Ribble (S886-88 as Nos. 886-888) fleets in 10.68.

1968

S942-45

FCK942-45F

Leyland PSU3/4

800003/
703850/636/
800002

Plaxton

C49F

Nos. S942-45 absorbed into Standerwick fleet  as Nos. 109-112 in 10.68


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