Silver Star Motor Services Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1923-1963


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1923

-

HR9447

Ford T

?

Pitt

Ch14

Withdrawn by 1927 (HR9447).

1924

-

B9396

Crossley

?

?

B??

-

BY6412

Crossley

?

Pitt

Ch??

Withdrawn unknown (B9396, BY6412).

1926

-

MR8049

Albion Viking

?

London Lorries

C28D

Withdrawn by 1931 (MR8049).

1927

-

ML1862

Albion Viking

?

?

Ch28

-

X2500

Rolls Royce

?

Wray

C20D

X2500 was converted to six-wheel by Silver Star.
Withdrawn by 1931 (ML1862).

1928

-

XY8727

Rolls Royce

?

Wray

C20D

XY8727 was converted to six-wheel by Silver Star.
Withdrawn unknown (XY8727).

1929

-

MW4774

Leyland TS?

?

?

B32R

-

MW5885

Leyland

?

?

B32?

Withdrawn unknown (MW4774, MW5885).

1931

-

MW8981

AEC Regal

?

?

B32R

-

MW8982

Leyland TS1

?

?

B32?

MW8981 became No. 13 in 1938.
MW8982 became No. 9 in 1938; re-bodied by Duple in 1939.
Withdrawn unknown (MW8981, MW8982).

1934

-

WV5823

Leyland LT5A

?

Burlingham

C??R

Withdrawn unknown (WV5823).

1935

-

TR2460

Leyland Lioness LSC1

45146

Southampton CT

B26F

TR2460 ex-Southampton Corporation (No. 14, new 1926).
Withdrawn 1938 (TR2460).

1936

-

AAM756

Leyland TS7

?

Burlingham

C??F

AAM756 requisitioned by War Department in 1939; returned and numbered 23 in 1945; rebuilt to FC33F by Heaver in 1952.
Withdrawn 1960 (AAM756).

1938

10

TR5945

Leyland PLSC3

47604

Leyland

B35F

No. 10 ex-Hants & Dorset (No. 36, new 1928); later converted for use as a lorry (probably from c. 1945) until at lest 1952.
Withdrawn c.1945 (10).

1939

14

HD4158

Leyland TD1

71389

Leyland

L51R

15

HD4155

Leyland TD1

71386

Leyland

L51R

16

HD4153

Leyland TD1

71384

Leyland

L51R

17

HD4157

Leyland TD1

71388

Leyland

L51R

18

HD4156

Leyland TD1

71387

Leyland

L51R

20

HD4154

Leyland TD1

71385

Leyland

L51R

Nos. 14-18, 20 ex-Yorkshire Woollen District (Nos. 174, 171, 169, 173, 172, 170 respectively, new 1931).
Nos. 15-16 re-bodied by Strachan to L53R in 1949.
Withdrawn 1949-50 (14, 17, 18, 20), 1957 (15), 1958 (16).

1940

12

UF5076

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6523

Harrington

B31R

19

UF4659

Tilling-Stevens B10A2

6414

Short

B31R

Nos. 12, 19 ex-Wilts & Dorset MS (Nos. 14 and 6 respectively, new 1929 to Southdown MS, Nos. 676 and 659 respectively).
Withdrawn by 1949 (19), 1952 (12 [after use as staff canteen from c.1949]).

1945

21

BMX331

Leyland TS7

6170

Duple

C33F

No. 21 ex-Beach, Staines, (new 1935); rebuilt by Heaver to FC33F in 1953.
Withdrawn 1960 (21).

1947

22

EAM776

Leyland PD1

462511

Leyland

L27/26R

24

EMW703

Leyland PS1/1

461186

Duple

C33F

Withdrawn 1962 (22), unknown (24).

1949

17

ABN622

Leyland TD5c

301740

Massey

H28/26R

19

COX966

Leyland TD4c

12622

Leyland

H28/24R

25

COX968

Leyland TD4c

12624

Leyland

H28/24R

No. 17 ex-Bolton Corporation (No. 174, new 1939), although withdrawn from passenger service in 1956 this vehicle was re-numbered 47 and converted for route survey/tree-cutting duties and was still in use at least until 10/62.
Nos. 19, 25 ex-Birmingham Corporation (Nos. 966, 968 respectively, new 1937). Later re-seated to H55R.
Withdrawn 1956 (17), 1959 (19, 25).

1951

18

GWV360

Leyland PD2/1

504785

Leyland

H30/26R

Platform doors were fitted in 1954.
No. 18 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1953

13

HWV793

Leyland PSU1/15

521660

Leyland

C41C

14

JMR736

Leyland PSU1/15

530365

Leyland

C41C

No. 13 re-bodied to C41C by Harrington in 1956 after accident and re-numbered 28.
No. 14 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.
No. 13[28] to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, re-numbered 904.

1955

11-12

KMW643-644

Leyland PSUC1/2

542917-18

Harrington

C41C

20

LMW483

Leyland PSUC1/2

545133

Burlingham

C41C

Nos. 11-12, 20 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1956

10

MMR552

Leyland PSUC1/2

552502

Harrington

C41C

17

GKL763

Leyland TD7

305816

Weymann

H28/26RD

26

MMR553

Leyland PSUC1/2

553503

Harrington

C41C

27

NMW340

Commer
Contender IV

T48B6026

Harrington

C41C

No. 17 ex-Maidstone & District (No. DH5, new 1940); fitted with platform doors before entering service.
Nos. 10, 26-27 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.
Withdrawn 1959 (17).

1957

29-30

OHR280-281

Leyland PSU1/2

565741/43

Harrington

C41C

31

PHR829

Leyland PSUC1/2

576210

Harrington

DP41F

Nos. 29-30 rebuilt to C41F by Locomotors of Andover in 1962.
Nos. 29-31 to Wilts & Dorset MS 6/63, re-numbered 905-906, 901 respectively.

1958

32

PMW386

Leyland PSUC1/2

577035

Harrington

DP41F

33

RAM620

Leyland PSUC1/2

577446

Harrington

DP41F

34

SAM47

Leyland PSUC1/2

585592

Harrington

C41F

Nos. 32-34 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, re-numbered 902-903, 907 respectively.

1959

35

TMW853

Leyland PDR1/1

590502

Weymann

L39/34F

36

KGU263

Leyland 7RT

493260

Park Royal

H30/26R

37

VAM944

Leyland PDR1/1

592958

Weymann

L39/34F

No. 36 ex-London Transport (No. RTL305, new 1949).
No. 35-37 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1960

38

WAM441

Leyland L1

600863

Harrington

C41F

39

WWV564

Leyland L1

601835

Harrington

C41F

Nos. 38-39 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, re-numbered 908-909 respectively.

1961

40

XMW706

Leyland PDR1/1

610237

Weymann

CL33/28F

41

367BAA

Trojan

1509849

Trojan

C13F

Nos. 40-41 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.

1962

42

1013MW

Leyland PDR1/1

612176

Weymann

L39/34F

No. 42 to Wilts & Dorset 6/63, but not operated.


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