Sheffield United Tours Ltd.

Fleet List
1935-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

Initial Fleet at the formation of Sheffield United Tours 1/3/1935:

1

WE1692

Karrier CL4

35058

?

B30C

2

WE2283

Karrier JKL

10643

Reeve & Kenning

?31?

3

WX4881

Thornycroft BC

19347

?

B26?

4

WJ1410

Morris Dictator

048H

Eastwood & Kenning

C30R

5

WJ1419

Morris Dictator

043H

Eastwood & Kenning

C32D

6

WJ1780

Morris Dictator

071H

Eastwood & Kenning

C32?

7

WJ6509

Morris Dictator

136H

Cravens

C31R

8

WJ7116

Morris Dictator

135HF6

Cravens

C31R

9-11

WJ1021-22

Morris Viceroy

168/7/6YB6

Cravens

C20?

12

W403

Morris Viceroy

084YB6

Eastwood & Kenning

C20?

13-15

WJ3991-93

Morris Viceroy

232/29/8YB6

Burlingham

C20F

16-17

WJ3998-99

Morris Viceroy

233-34YB6

Burlingham

C20F

18-19

WJ3496-97

AEC Regal

6621178/76

Burlingham

C32R

20-22

WJ3988-90

AEC Regal

6621306/3/4

Burlingham

C32R

23-24

WJ3994-95

AEC Regal

6621305/177

Burlingham

C32R

25-26

WJ3996-97

AEC Ranger

665005-06

Burlingham

C26?

27-28

AWA335-36

AEC Ranger

665060/59

Cravens

C26F

29

WJ8859

Albion SpPV70

11508K

Cravens

C31?

30-31

WJ9968-69

Leyland LT5A

4354/53

Cravens

C32R

40

FR9649

Leyland TS2

60135

?

C31?

41

FV1131

Leyland TS2

60707

?

C30?

42

WE5055

Leyland TS2

60309

?

C31?

43

WJ4035

Leyland TS4

290

Cravens

C31R

44-48

WJ6501-05

Leyland TS4

2151/50/52/
55/53

Cravens

C31R

49

WJ6508

Leyland TS4

2156

Cravens

C31R

50

AWA334

Leyland TS6

4721

Cravens

C32R

51

AWA333

Leyland TS6

4720

Cravens

C32R

52

WJ9950

Leyland LT5A

4161

Cravens

C32R

53

WE9185

Leyland LT2

51054

Eastwood & Kenning

C31?

54

WE9326

Leyland LT2

51055

Eastwood & Kenning

C31?

55

WJ6507

Leyland LT5

1905

Cravens

C32R

56-59

WJ9962-65

Leyland LT5A

4162-64/66

Cravens

C32R

60-61

WJ9970-71

Leyland LT5A

4165/4355

Cravens

C32R

62-63

AWA331-32

Leyland LT5A

4296-97

Cravens

C32R

64-65

WE8753-54

Leyland LTB1

50913/627

Burlingham

C26F

66

WJ4039

Leyland KP3

540

?

C20F

67

WJ9966

Dennis Lancet

170663

Cravens

C32R

68

WJ1545

Guy ?OND?

9823

?

?20?

69

WJ1771

Guy ?OND?

9837

?

?20?

70

WJ4034

Commer Centaur

46100

Cravens

C20F

71

WJ6500

Leyland TS4

2149

Cravens

C31R

80

TE5423

Leyland PLSC3

47536

Leyland

B32F

81-83

HE3751-53

Leyland PLSC1

46599-601

Brush

B30C

84

WE660

Leyland PLSC3

46151

Leyland

B??F

85

HE3760

Leyland PLSC1

46680

Brush

B30C

Nos. 1-31, 40-71, 80-85 ex-Arthur Kitson Ltd., 3/35 (new 1927 (84), 1928 (1-2, 40, 80-83, 85), 1929 (42), 1930 (3, 41, 53-54, 64-65), 1931 (4-6, 9-12, 68-69), 1932 (13-26, 43, 66, 70), 1933 (7, 44-49, 55, 71), 1934 (8, 27-31, 50-52, 56-63, 67)).
Nos. 18-24 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham in 1940.
No. 41 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham c.1938
No. 42 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham c.1938.
No. 43 re-bodied to C32F(?) by Plaxton c.1938.
Nos. 50-51, 62-63 re-bodied to C32F by Duple in 1939.
Withdrawn 1935 (1-3, 9-12, 40, 53-54, 67-69, 80-85), 1936 (5, 13-14, 16, 64-65, 70), 1937 (15, 17), 1938 (4, 6, 66), 1940 (27-28, 71), 1945 (7-8, 31, 45, 48), 1947 (25-26, 30, 46-47, 49, 52, 55, 57, 59), 1948 (43-44), 1949 (18-19, 21-23, 29, 41-42, 56, 58, 60-63), 1950 (20, 24, 50-51).

1935

32-37

AWJ232-37

AEC Ranger

665081-86

Cravens

C26F

38

UR3766

AEC Reliance

660261

Cravens

C29D

39

WJ4263

Morris Viceroy

?

?

?

72

WJ1254

Leyland TS3

61657

Spicer

C29D

86-87

RR7402-03

ADC 416

416340/38

Short

B32R

88

RR7425

ADC 416

416358

Short

B32R

89

RR7442

ADC 416

416373

Short

B32R

No. 38 ex-London, Midland & Scottish Railway (No. 50F, new 1929).
Nos. 39, 72 ex-W. Caudle & Co. (new 1932, 1931 respectively).
Nos. 86-89 ex-East Midland MS (Nos. G2-3, G25, G43 respectively, all new 1927).
Withdrawn 1936 (89), 1937 (38, 86-88), 1938 (39, 72), 1940 (35, 37), 1947 (32-34), 1948 (36).

1936

74-75

WF401-02

Leyland PLSC3

45599-600

Leyland

B36R

76-77

WF829-30

Leyland PLSC3

45946/48

Leyland

B36R

90-96

BWJ601-07

AEC Regal

6621845-51

Burlingham

C32F

97-98

BWJ608-09

Leyland KPZ2

5887/901

Burlingham

C24F

Nos. 74-77 ex-East Yorkshire MS (Nos. 26-27, 60-62 respectively, all new 1927).
Nos. 90-93, 96 received the 1940 Burlingham C32F bodies ex-Nos. 18, 22, 21, 23, 19 respectively in 4/50; Nos. 18-19, 21-23, were fitted with the 1936 Burlingham bodies before disposal.
Nos. 94-95 re-bodied to C32F by Burlingham in 1947.
Nos. 97-98 later re-seated to C20F; to Ministry of Supply 1941; No. 98 returned 1943, but probably not used.
Withdrawn 1939 (74-75), 1941 (97-98), 1942 (76-77), 1952 (90-93, 96), 1954 (94-95).

1937

73

AWA486

Albion PK115

25001E

?

FC26R

99-102

DWA988-91

Leyland KPZ2

7526-29

Burlingham

C26F

103

DWA992

AEC Regal II

862082

Burlingham

C32F

104

DWA997

AEC Regal II

862078

Burlingham

C32F

105

DWA994

AEC Regal II

862081

Burlingham

C32F

106

DWA993

AEC Regal II

862080

Burlingham

C32F

107

DWA996

AEC Regal II

862077

Burlingham

C35F

108

DWA999

AEC Regal II

862076

Burlingham

C32F

109

DWA998

AEC Regal II

862079

Burlingham

C35F

110

DWA995

AEC Regal II

862083

Burlingham

C35F

No. 73 ex-Atlas Tours, Sheffield (new 1934).
Nos. 103-104, 106-110 rebuilt to Regal I in 1942 with new chassis numbers 06623901, 06623898-99, 06623902-03, 06623897, 06623900 respectively; the bodies from Nos. 104, 106, 108 and 110 were fitted to Nos. 108, 104, 110 and 106 respectively.
Withdrawn 1938 (73), 1940 (105), 1945 (101), 1947 (100), 1949 (99), 1950 (102-104, 106-110).

1938

S111

EWE468

AEC Regal

6622189

Burlingham

C32F

112-115

EWE469-72

Bedford WTB

112232/4/6/
43

Plaxton

FC26F

The purpose of the ‘S’ prefix is unknown.
Withdrawn c.1939 (112-115), 1951 (S111).

1939

S80-84

FWJ770-74

Leyland TS8

302612-16

Duple

C32F

S85-88

FWJ775-78

Leyland KPZ4

201464-67

Duple

C24F

Nos. S83-85 carried ‘Hancock’s Motor Tours’ fleetnames and lettering.
Withdrawn 1940 (S85, 87), 1949 (S86, 88), 1950 (S80-84).

1946

14-16

JX3591-93

Albion PW69

16411A-C

Roe

B32F

17

VO5602

AEC Regal

662981

Brush

B32F

116-119

HWJ969-72

AEC Regal I

06624945/
8/6/7

Duple

C32F

Nos. 14-16 ex-Hebble MS (Nos. 130-132, new 1936).
No. 17 ex-East Midland MS (No. L2, new 1931).
Nos. 116-119 did not enter service until 3/47.
Withdrawn 1949 (14-17), 1954 (116-119).

1947

120-129

HWJ973-82

AEC Regal I

06625224-33

Duple

C32F

130-140

HWJ983-93

AEC Regal I

06625234-44

Duple

C32F

153-156

JWJ531-34

Bedford OB

50817/5381/
56605/837

Duple

C27F

Nos. 121, 125-129 did not enter service until 3/48.
Nos. 136-137, 139-140 did not enter service until 5/48.
Nos. 130-135, 138 did not enter service until 6/49.
Nos. 120-140 later re-seated to C33F.
Withdrawn 1948 (136-137, 139), 1951 (130-135, 153-156), 1954 (120, 122-129, 138-140), 1955 (121).

1948

S141-152

JWE634-45

AEC Regal I

06625493-504

Windover

C33F

157-162

JWJ535-40

Bedford OB

57699/8162/
60447/95/
854/ 62802

Duple

C27F

179-181

KWA719-21

AEC Regal III

0962197-99

Windover

C32F

Nos. 179-181 later re-seated to C33F.
Withdrawn 1951 (157-162), 1953 (S141-152), 1957 (179-181).

1949

112

EVO12

Bedford WTB

16235

Duple

C25F

114

EVO14

Bedford WTB

15818

Duple

C25F

163-168

KWA703-08

AEC Regal III

0682013-18

Windover

C32F

S169-174

KWA709-14

AEC Regal III

6821A019-24

Windover

C32F

175-178

KWA715-18

AEC Regal III

6821A236-39

Windover

C32F

182-184

KWA722-24

AEC Regal III

0962200-02

Windover

C32F

Nos. 112, 114 ex-East Midland MS (Nos. C12-13, new 1939).
Nos. 163-168, S169-174, 175-178, 182-184 later re-seated to C33F.
Withdrawn 1951 (112, 114), 1955 (165), 1956 (163-164, 166-168, S169-174, 175-178), 1957 (182-184).

1950

185-190

LWE885-90

AEC Regal III

6821A469-74

Windover

FC28F

191-196

LWE891-96

AEC Regal III

9621E846-49/
934-35

Windover

FC31F

197

MWJ197

AEC Regal IV

9821E028

Windover

C31C

Nos. 185-196 had exposed radiators.
Nos. 185-190 re-seated to FC35F by 1956.
Nos. 192-194, 196 re-seated to FC33F in 1957.
No. 197 exhibited at 1950 Commercial Motor Show; re-seated to C39C by 1956.
Withdrawn 1957 (191-196), 1958 (185-190, 197).

1951

198-208

NWB198-08

AEC Regal IV

9821E271-73/
69/70/487-92

Windover

C37C

Nos. 198-208 re-seated to C39C by 1957.
Withdrawn 1957 (206), 1958 (198-205, 207-208).

1952

77-79

GWU855-57

Bedford OB

66243/8592/
9894

Duple

C29F

209-212

OWA209-12

AEC Regal IV

9821S1240-41/
43/42

Windover

C37C

213-214

OWA213-14

AEC Regal IV

9821S1308-09

Windover

C30R

215-220

OWB215-20

AEC Regal IV

9821E1428-33

Windover

C37C

Nos. 77-79 ex-Mexborough & Swinton (Nos. 77-79; new 1948).
Nos. 213-214 re-seated to C32R in 1956.
Nos. 217-219 re-seated to C39C in 1960.
Withdrawn 1952 (77-79), 1959 (209-216), 1960 (217-220).

1953

101

DWE301

AEC Regal

06622045

Burlingham

C32F

102

CWA442

Leyland TS7

9213

Plaxton

C33F

103

DWE573

Leyland TS1

60600

Burlingham

C32F

104

BWA380

Leyland TS4

1170

Burlingham

C31F

105-106

AWJ721-22

AEC Regal

06621646/45

Burlingham

C33F

107

WJ9414

Leyland LT5A

4689

Craven

C32F

108

CWA348

AEC Regal

06621808

Abbey Lane

C33F

221-224

PWB221-24

AEC Regal IV

9821E1474-77

Windover

C37C

225-226

PWB225-26

AEC Regal IV

9821E1478-79

Windover

C30C

Nos. 101-108 ex-Abbey Lane Motor Services, Sheffield (Nos. 41, 31, 40, 27, 33, 32, 30, 35 respectively; new 1937, 1936, 1937, 1935, 1935, 1935, 1934, 1936 respectively).
Nos. 225-226 re-seated to C37C in 1960.
Withdrawn 1953 (102-104), 1954 (101, 105-108), 1960 (221, 223, 225-226), 1961 (222, 224).

1954

227-228

RWE227-28

AEC Regal IV

9822E422-23

Windover

C30R

229

RMB158

AEC Regal IV

9822E1645

Plaxton

C41C

230

JBU164

AEC Regal IV

9822S1646

Plaxton

C41C

231-232

RWE231-32

AEC Reliance

MU3RV093-94

Duple

C41C

233-242

SWA233-42

AEC Reliance

MU3RV095-96/
166-73

Duple

C41C

Nos. 227-228 re-seated to C39R in 1960.
Nos. 229-230 ex-Altrincham Coachways (new 1953).
Withdrawn 1961 (227-228), 1962 (229-242).

1955

243-252

TWJ243-52

AEC Reliance

MU3RV481-86/
636-39

Duple

C41C

253-254

TWJ253-54

AEC Reliance

MU3RV345-46

Bellhouse Hartwell

C35C

Nos. 253-254 re-seated to C41C in 1960.
Withdrawn 1963 (243-254).

1956

255-256

VWE255-56

AEC Reliance

MU3RV780-81

Burlingham

C41C

257-258

VWE257-58

AEC Reliance

MU3RV782-83

Burlingham

C39C

259-264

VWE259-64

AEC Reliance

MU3RV784-89

Burlingham

C37C

265-266

VWE265-66

AEC Reliance

MU3RV790-91

Burlingham

C30C

-

XWJ985

Volkswagen

206215

Volkswagen

M7

No. 265 re-seated to C37C in 1960.
XWJ985 used on feeder services for the Company’s holiday tours.
Withdrawn 1962 (XWJ984), 1964 (255-265), 1965 (266).

1957

267-278

YWA267-78

AEC Reliance

MU3RV1486-97

Burlingham

C37C

Withdrawn 1965 (267-278).

1958

J1

CEN535

Bedford SBG

28463

Duple

C36F

279-284

3279-84WB

AEC Reliance

MU3RV1529-34

Burlingham

C41C

285-290

3285-90WB

AEC Reliance

MU3RV1535-38/
1820-21

Plaxton

C36F

No. J1 ex-Pashley, Bradwell (new 1954); this vehicle was acquired in 7/58 but stored until 6/59 when it was added to the coaches acquired from Jeffcock.
No. 284 operated on the Isle of Man 2/59 to 4/62 registered YMN616.
Nos. 285-290 re-seated to C41F by 1966 and fitted with folding doors during 1964-65.
Withdrawn 1961 (J1), 1966 (279-284), 1967 (285-290).

1959

J2

RWE561

Bedford SB

19387

Yeates

C35F

J3

TWE331

Bedford SBG

34335

Duple

C36F

J4

VWB475

Bedford SBG

37866

Burlingham

C36F

J5

WWA994

Bedford SBG

42842

Yeates

C41F

J6

XWE266

Bedford SBG

47396

Yeates

C41F

J7

5827WB

Bedford SB3

58997

Yeates

C41F

291-294

1291-94WE

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV2117/
240-42

Plaxton

C36F

295-296

1295-96WE

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV2243-44

Plaxton

C40F

297-298

6297-98WE

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV2342-43

Plaxton

C40F

299-302

6299-302WE

AEC Reliance

2MU3RV2344/
47/46/45

Plaxton

C41F

Nos. 291-298 re-seated to C41F in 1966.
Withdrawn 1961 (J2-J4), 1962 (J5-J7), 1967 (291-296), 1968 (297-299), 1971 (300-302).

1960

W8

312DTE

Bedford SB3

59578

Duple

C41F

W9

UYG252

Bedford SB3

60773

Plaxton

C41F

303-309

6303-09WJ

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2825-31

Plaxton

C40F

310

6310WJ

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2832

Plaxton

C36F

311

6311WJ

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2833

Plaxton

C40F

312

6312WJ

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2834

Plaxton

C36F

313

3313W

Ford 570E

510E45502

Plaxton

C41F

314

3314W

Ford 570E

510E41788

Burlingham

C41F

318

1318WA

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA2995

Plaxton

C36F

-

9380W

Morris J2BM

64723

Morris

M11

Nos. W8, W9 ex-Whiteley, Sheffield 11/60 (both new 1958).
No. 309 operated on the Isle of Man 5/62 to 4/66 registered 5380MN.
Nos. 310, 312 re-seated to C40F in 1966.
No. 318 exhibited at 1960 Commercial Motor Show; re-seated to C41F in 1968.
Withdrawn 1962 (W8-W9), 1964 (9380W), 1966 (304), 1967 (313-314), 1969 (303, 305-309), 1971 (310-312, 318).

1961

J315

1315WA

Ford 570E

510E55945

Plaxton

C40F

316-317

1316-17WA

Ford 570E

510E56030-31

Plaxton

C40F

319-325

1319-25WA

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA3502-08

Plaxton

C36F

326

136AWJ

AEC Reliance

4MU3RA3860

Plaxton

C44F

No. J315 was delivered in Jeffcock livery; the ‘J’ prefix was dropped later.
Nos. 321-325 re-seated to C41F between 1966 and 1971.
No. 321 operated on the Isle of Man from 4/66 to 1/71 registered 69FMN.
Withdrawn 1967 (315-317), 1968 (324), 1972 (319-320), 1973 (321-323, 325-326).

1962

327-329

327-39BWB

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4020-22

Plaxton

C44F

330

330BWB

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4023

Plaxton

C36F

331-332

331-32BWB

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4024-25

Plaxton

C44F

333

333BWB

Leyland PSU3/3R

620163

Plaxton

C44F

334-335

334-35BWB

Ford 570E

510E78208/11

Plaxton

C41F

336

336DWJ

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4548

Plaxton

C40F

-

345CWB

Ford 402E

400E80179

?

M11

Nos. 329-330, 333 re-seated to C45F in 1966.
No. 336 exhibited at 1962 Commercial Motor Show; later re-seated to C44F.
Withdrawn 1968 (334-335), 1971 (345CWB), 1972 (327, 329-330). 1973, (328, 331-333, 336).

1963

337-341

337-41EWJ

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4665-69

Plaxton

C44F

342-345

342-45EWJ

AEC Reliance

2U3RA4670-73

Plaxton

C48F

-

XWA782

Bedford SBG

46537

Duple

C41F

-

4886-87WA

Bedford SB1

85263/161

Burlingham

C41F

XWA782, 4886-4887WA ex-Fantom, Sheffield (new 1956, 1961 respectively).
Withdrawn 1963 (XWA782), 1967 (4886-4887WA), 1973 (337-345).

1964

346-355

AWA346-55B

AEC Reliance

2U3RA5082-91

Plaxton

C44F

-

AWE131B

Ford

L51C36529P

?

M11

Nos. 346-355 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.
Withdrawn 1967 (AWE131B).

1965

356-363

EWJ356-63C

AEC Reliance

2U3RA5756-63

Plaxton

C45F

364-365

EWJ364-65C

AEC Reliance

2U3RA5764-65

Plaxton

C49F

Nos. 356-365 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1966

366-369

KWE366-69D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6265-68

Plaxton

C44F

370-371

KWE370-71D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6269-70

Plaxton

C49F

372

KWE372D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6271

Plaxton

C45F

373-374

KWE373-74D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6272-73

Plaxton

C49F

375

KWE375D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6274

Plaxton

C45F

376

MWA376D

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6651

Plaxton

C45F

No. 376 was exhibited at the 1966 Commercial Motor Show (as C28F).
Nos. 366-376 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1967

377-381

OWA377-81E

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6652-56

Plaxton

C45F

382-385

OWA382-85E

AEC Reliance

2U3RA6657-60

Plaxton

C49F

-

PWJ937E

Ford Transit

BC05GC29517

Martin Walter

M15

Nos. 377-385 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.
Withdrawn 1973 (PWJ937E).

1968

386-391

SWJ386-91F

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR6937-42

Plaxton

C45F

392-395

SWJ392-95F

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR6943-46

Plaxton

C49F

Nos. 386-395 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1969

396-399

XWJ396-99G

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7185/
87/86/88

Plaxton

C53F

400-403

XWJ400-03G

AEC Reliance

6MU3R7189-92

Plaxton

C41F

Nos. 396-403 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1970

404-407

DWA404-07H

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7384-87

Plaxton

C49F

408-409

DWA408-09H

AEC Reliance

6MU3R7222-23

Plaxton

C43F

-

957-59EWB

Bedford SB5

90894/956-57

Plaxton

C41F

-

449JWA

Bedford SB5

93665

Plaxton

C41F

-

EWJ668-69C

Bedford SB5

96586/708

Plaxton

C41F

-

KWE520D

Bedford VAM5

6827112

Plaxton

C45F

957-959EWB, 449JWA, EWJ668-669C, KWE520D ex-Hirst & Sweeting, Sheffield (new 1962, 1964, 1965, 1966 respectively); this company was actually acquired in 1967 but vehicles not licensed to SUT until 3/70.
No. 405 was team coach for Sheffield Wednesday FC and was liveried in blue and white.
No. 409 operated on the Isle of Man from 4/71 to 9/72 registered 96XMN.
Nos. 404-409 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.
Withdrawn 1972 (957-959EWB, 449JWA, EWJ668-669C), 1973 (KWE520D).

1971

410-411

HWB410-11J

AEC Reliance

6MU3R7565-66

Plaxton

C43F

412-416

HWB412-16J

AEC Reliance

6MU3ZR7567-71

Plaxton

C53F

Nos. 410-416 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1972

417-418

NWB417-18K

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7939-40

Plaxton

C49F

419

NWB419K

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7941

Plaxton

C45F

420-424

NWB420-24K

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR7942-46

Plaxton

C49F

Nos. 417-424 to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.

1973

425-431

TWJ425-31L

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR24023/
42/57/69/
83/94/96

Duple

C49F

432-434

TWJ432-34L

AEC Reliance

6U3ZR24112/
26/67

Duple

C49F

-

WWB215L

Ford Transit

BD05NM62700

Dormobile

M12

Nos. 425-434, WWB215L to National Travel (North East) Ltd. 1/74.


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