Southend Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1914-1986


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1914

1-3

HJ28-30

Tilling-Stevens

?

Brush

B22R

4-6

HJ31-33

Straker-Squire

?

Brush

B22R

7

HJ34

Edison

?

Brush

B22R

Withdrawn 1915 (4-6), 1916 (1-3, 7).

1931

150-156

JN820-826

AEC Regal

662700-01/
871-75

English Electric

B30D

Nos. 150-156 re-numbered 200-206 in 1938.
No. 153[203] rebuilt by Southend CT to DP35F in 1955 using second-hand seats from ex-London Transport vehicle.
No. 154[204] rebuilt by Southend CT to B35F in 1956 using second-hand seats from ex-London Transport vehicle.
Withdrawn 1939 (150-152[200-202], 155-156[205-206]), 1960 (154[204]), 1961 (153[203]).

1937

157-160

JN9527-9530

AEC Regent

06615296-99

English Electric

L27/26R

Nos. 157-160 re-numbered 207-210 in 1938.
Withdrawn 1956 (157[207], 160[210]), 1958 (158-159[208-209]).

1938

211-217

AHJ831-837

AEC Regent

06616133-39

Weymann

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1956 (211-212, 214-217), 1957 (213).

1943

218-221

BHJ742-745

Daimler CWA6

11439-40/
44-45

Duple

L27/28R

Nos. 218-219, 221 re-seated to L27/26R postwar.
Withdrawn 1956 (220), 1957 (218), 1958 (219, 221).

1944

222-223

BHJ748-749

Daimler CWA6

11593/622

Duple

L27/28R

224

BHJ773

Daimler CWA6

11717

Brush

L27/28R

Nos. 222-223 re-seated to L27/26R postwar.
Withdrawn 1956 (222), 1957 (224), 1958 (223).

1945

225-229

BHJ774-778

Daimler CWA6

11728/37/
83/90/56

Brush

L27/28R

230-235

BHJ804-809

Daimler CWA6

11865/71-73/
91-92

Duple

L27/28R

Nos. 230-235 re-bodied by Massey to L29/28R in 1952.
Withdrawn 1957 (227), 1958 (225, 228-229), 1960 (226), 1963 (234), 1965 (230-233, 235).

1946

236-238

BJN94-96

AEC Regent

06617741-43

Massey

L27/28R

243-245

VO8558-8560

AEC Regent

6611954-56

Weymann

H30/24R

247-248

UG1029-1030

AEC Regent

6611937-38

Roe

H30/26R

249-250

UG1032-1033

AEC Regent

6611940-41

Roe

H30/26R

Nos. 243-245 ex-Mansfield District Traction Co. (Nos. 58-60, new 1932).
Nos. 247-250 ex-Leeds City Transport (Nos. 42-43, 45-46 respectively, new 1932).
Withdrawn 1950 (243-245, 249), 1951 (247), 1952 (248, 250), 1958 (236-238).

1948

D1

CJN786

Dodge VK62B

8841445

Southend CT

B26F

239-241

CHJ439-441

Daimler CVA6

13613-15

Massey

L27/26R

242

VO8557

AEC Regent

6611953

Weymann

H30/24R

246

TV6747

AEC Regent

6611856

Park Royal

H30/26R

No. D1 ex-Royal Canadian Air Force, part of batch of eight purchased in 1946 (new 1941), but only four entered service. The body was rebuilt by Southend as shown before entering service; re-seated to B28F in 1953; rebuilt to O28F in 1956.
No. 242 ex-Mansfield District Traction Co. (No. 57, new 1932); purchased in 1946 but did not enter service until 1948.
No. 246 ex-Nottingham City Transport (No. 41, new 1932); purchased in 1946 but did not enter service until 1948.
Withdrawn 1950 (242), 1956 (246), 1958 (D1), 1959 (239-241).

1949

D2

DHJ378

Dodge VK62B

8841184

Southend CT

B26F

D3

DHJ514

Dodge VK62B

8841010

Southend CT

B26F

251

DHJ427

Daimler CVD6

15248

Massey

L27/26R

252

DHJ426

Daimler CVD6

15247

Massey

L27/26R

253-256

DHJ428-431

Daimler CVD6

15249-52

Massey

L27/26R

Nos. D2-D3 ex-Royal Canadian Air Force, part of batch of eight purchased in 1946 (new 1941), but only four entered service. The bodies were rebuilt by Southend as shown before entering service; re-seated to B28F in 1953.
Withdrawn 1956 (D2-D3), 1960 (256), 1961 (251, 254), 1963 (252-253, 255).

1950

257-262

EHJ441-446

AEC Regent III

6811A094-99

Massey

L27/26R

Withdrawn 1965 (257, 259), 1966 (260), 1967 (258, 261-262).

1953

D4

GJN214

Dodge VK62B

8841086

Southend CT

B26F

No. D4 ex-Royal Canadian Air Force, part of batch of eight purchased in 1946 (new 1941), but only four entered service. The body was rebuilt by Southend as shown before entering service; re-seated to B28F in 1953.
Withdrawn 1956 (D4).

1954

263

GLX913

Daimler CWA6

11845

Massey

L27/28R

264

HGC276

Daimler CWA6

12486

Massey

L27/28R

265

HGF952

Daimler CWA6

12903

Massey

L27/28R

266

HGF918

Daimler CWA6

12869

Massey

L27/28R

267

HGF923

Daimler CWA6

12874

Massey

L27/28R

268

HGC286

Daimler CWA6

12525

Massey

L27/28R

269

HGF879

Daimler CWA6

12830

Massey

L27/28R

270

GYE60

Daimler CWA6

12086

Massey

L27/28R

271

HGC263

Daimler CWA6

12465

Massey

L27/28R

272-273

GXV783-784

Daimler CWA6

11989-90

Massey

L27/28R

274

GYE100

Daimler CWA6

12145

Massey

L27/28R

275

HGF905

Daimler CWA6

12856

Massey

L27/28R

276-280

HJN836-840

Leyland PD2/20

540651-55

Massey

L27/28R

281-286

HJN841-846

Leyland PD2/20

540863-65/
909-11

Weymann

L30/28R

Nos. 263-275 ex-London Passenger Transport Board (Nos. D27, D149, D275, D241, D246, D159, D202, D71, D136, D52-53, D95, D228 respectively, new 1944 (D27), 1945 (D52-53, D71, D95) or 1946); re-bodied as shown by Massey before entering service.
Withdrawn 1962 (263), 1963 (264, 270-275), 1965 (265-269), 1966 (281, 283-286), 1968 (276-280, 282).

1955

242

FOP462

Daimler CWA6

12257

Park Royal

H30/26R

243

FOP417

Daimler CWA6

12056

Park Royal

H30/26R

244

FOP429

Daimler CWA6

11994

Duple

H30/26R

245

FOP452

Daimler CWA6

11925

Duple

H30/26R

246

JVW561

Daimler CWA6

11530

Duple

H30/26R

247

FOP340

Daimler CWG6

11328

Park Royal

H30/26R

287-298

LHJ389-400

Leyland PD2/12

551456/92/
96-99/555-60

Massey

L27/28R

Nos. 242-247 ex-Eastern National Omnibus Co. (Nos. 1207, 1203, 1199, 1204, 1198, 1195 respectively, new 1943 (1195), 1944 (1198, 1204) or 1945); Nos. 242, 244-247 rebuilt to O30/26R in 1956 or 1957 (242); rebuilt again to O33/26R in 1963.
No. 247 received the Park Royal H30/26R body from FOP416 before entering service. (FOP416 was purchased at the same time, but not operated).
Withdrawn 1957 (243), 1970 (242, 244-247), 1971 (287-298).

1956

299-304

MHJ921-926

Leyland PD2/20

560285-90

Weymann

L30/28R

Withdrawn 1968 (300), 1971 (299, 301-304).

1957

305-310

OHJ75-80

Leyland PD2/40

571381-86

Massey

L27/28R

Withdrawn 1971 (307-308, 310), 1972 (305-306, 309).

1958

311-316

PHJ950-955

Leyland PD3/6

580828-31/
63-64

Massey

L35/33R

Nos. 311-314 rebuilt to O41/33R in 1971.
Nos. 315-316 re-seated to H35/32R in 1972.
Withdrawn 1978 (315-316), 1980 (311-314).

1959

200-201

SJN634-635

Albion MR11L

82525F/J

Weymann

B45F

317-318

SJN636-637

AEC Bridgemaster

B3RA048-49

Park Royal

H45/31R

Withdrawn 1969 (200), 1971 (201), 1972 (317-318).

1960

202

WHJ428

Albion MR11L

82546B

Weymann

B45F

205

WHJ429

Albion MR11L

82546C

Weymann

B45F

319-322

WHJ430-433

AEC Bridgemaster

B3RA069-72

Park Royal

H45/31R

Withdrawn 1970 (202), 1971 (205), 1972 (319-322).

1961

206-207

2717-2718HJ

Leyland L1

612501-02

Weymann

B43D

Withdrawn 1977 (206-207).

1963

323-332

7087-7096HJ

Albion LR7

62108K/L,
109D/F/C/E/
H/J

Alexander

H41/29F

Withdrawn 1972 (329), 1973 (324, 330), 1975 (331), 1976 (323, 325-327, 332), 1977 (328).

1965

120-121

WVX443/445

Bristol LS5G

97117/
101009

ECW

B45F

333-344

CJN433-44C

Leyland PD3/6

L23711-12/28-
29/82-83/
815-16/83-86

Massey

H38/32R

Nos. 120-121 were actually on loan from Eastern National from 7/65 to 9/65 and were fleet numbers 1208, 1212 in that fleet. The last digits were conveniently painted over by Southend CT.
Withdrawn 1973 (337), 1978 (336, 339, 344), 1980 (333-335, 338, 340-343).

1966

208-209

GJN508-09D

Leyland PSU3/1R

L44962-63

Marshall

B49D

210-212

FYS677-679

Leyland RT3/1

552116/
1812/14

Weymann

B44F

213

FYS686

Leyland RT3/1

552242

Weymann

B44F

214

FYS672

Leyland RT3/1

552115

Weymann

B44F

No. 208 rebuilt to DP51F in 1977; re-numbered 200 in 1979; re-seated to B51F in 1981.
Nos. 210-214 ex-Glasgow Corporation (Nos. LS6-LS8, LS15, LS1 respectively, new 1956 or 1957 (LS15)).
Withdrawn 1972 (210-214), 1978 (209), 1984 (208[200]).

1967

345-347

MHJ345-47F

Leyland PD3/4

702609/64-65

East Lancs

H41/32R

Withdrawn 1981 (345-347).

1968

215-218

MJN215-18F

Leyland PSU3/1R

703503/98-99/
659

East Lancs

B51D

Withdrawn 1980 (215, 218), 1983 (217), 1985 (216).

1971

348-373

WJN348-73J

Daimler CRL6/33

63948-73

Northern Counties

H49/31D

Nos. 370-373 rebuilt to O49/31D in 1980; to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1981 (355-356, 363), 1982 (350-354, 357, 359, 361-362, 365-367), 1983 (348), 1984 (349, 358, 360, 364, 368-369).

1972

374-385

GHJ374-85L

Daimler CRL6/33

66674-85

Northern Counties

H49/31D

Nos. 374-377, 379 re-bodied by Northern Counties to H49/31D in 1984 or 1985 (375, 379); re-registered and re-numbered 307(Q476MEV), 310(Q552MEV), 308(Q554MEV), 306(Q475MEV), 309(Q553MEV) respectively in 1985; to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1985 (378, 380-385).

1976

201-202

LBN201-02P

Leyland PSU3C/4R

7601179-80

Plaxton

C51F

203

VDB915

Leyland PSU3/3RT

620038

Alexander

DP49F

204

432FXX

Leyland L2

L01457

Harrington

C41F

386-397

JTD386-97P

Daimler CRL6/33

68786-97

Northern Counties

H49/31D

Nos. 203-204 on loan from Ensign, Hornchurch until 2/77 (new 1962 and 1963 respectively).
Nos. 386-390, 393 were new in 1975.
Nos. 201-202, 386-397 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1978

203-204

UTD203-04T

Leyland PSU3E/4RT

7802061/64

Duple

C51F

Nos. 203-204 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1979

221-230

XTE221-30V

Leyland FE33ALR

7801418/793/
815/943-46/
961/81/2037

Northern Counties

H49/31D

Nos. 221-230 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1980

205-208

BTE205-08V

Leyland PSU3R/4R

7904379/691/
735/441

Duple

C51F

Nos. 205-208 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1981

231-242

MRJ231-42W

Leyland FE33ALR

8001732-33/
89/837/48/
937/2195/205/
32/41/50/82

Northern Counties

H49/31D

Nos. 231-242 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1982

209-211

BHK209-10X

Leyland TRCTL11/2R

8101420/34

Duple

C51F

Nos. 209-211 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.

1983

211

YHA406J

Leyland PSU3A/2R

7003125

Willowbrook

DP49F

212

CHA443K

Leyland PSU3A/2R

7100000

Willowbrook

DP49F

213

LAK330W

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7901425

Duple

C53F

214

XGS770X

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7902998

Duple

C53F

215

A215PEV

Leyland TRCTL11/2R

8102838

Duple

C53F

243-245

JEV243-45Y

Van Hool TD284

YE282400NOMI
12192-94

Van Hool

CH57/27F

Nos. 211-212 ex-Midland Red (South) Ltd. (Nos. 6406, 6443); No. 212 originally on loan from 1983 but purchased in 1984; re-bodied by Berkhof to C53F in 1986 and re-numbered 255; it was never registered and was stored, passing to Southend Transport Ltd. in this form in 10/86.
No. 213 ex-Globe Luxury Coaches, Barnsley (new 1981).
No. 214 ex-Armchair Transport, Brentford (new 1981).
Nos. 212[255], 213-215, 243-245 to Southend Transport Ltd. 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1986 (211).

1984

218

XGS769X

Leyland TRCTL11/3R

8100711

Duple

C57F

219

SPN669X

Leyland PSU3E/4R

8030838

Duple

C53F

220

KWG130W

Leyland PSU3E/4R

8030680

Duple

C53F

246-250

A246-50SVW

Leyland TRCTL11/3RT

840012/16/
83-84/134

Duple

C57F

251

B100XTW

Leyland TRCTL11/3RT

8400145

Duple

C57F

301

NLJ828G

Bristol RELL6G

[RELL-3-]
524

ECW

DP50F

302

NLJ829G

Bristol RELL6G

[RELL-3-]
525

ECW

DP50F

303

JEH179K

Bristol RELL6L

[RELL-3-]
1649

ECW

B52F

313

GHV106N

Daimler CRL6

68361

Park Royal

H45/28D

314

GHV29N

Daimler CRL6

68214

Park Royal

H45/28D

315

GHV15N

Daimler CRL6

68199

Park Royal

H45/28D

316

GHV8N

Daimler CRL6

68163

Park Royal

H45/28D

317

SMU926N

Daimler CRL6

68038

Park Royal

H44/27D

318

TGX822M

Daimler CRL6

67365

Park Royal

H44/24D

319

KUC949P

Daimler CRL6

68497

MCCW

H44/24D

320

TGX820M

Daimler CRL6

67362

Park Royal

H44/24D

321

CMJ447T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7802331

Plaxton

C53F

322

CMJ450T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7803056

Plaxton

C53F

323

YHG3N

Leyland PSU3B/4R

7404706

Duple

C49F

324

WRO434S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7704468

Duple

C53F

325

MHX532P

Leyland PSU3C/4R

7602615

Duple

C53F

326

XHU326

Leyland PSU3C/4R

7501083

Plaxton

C53F

327

HRN97N

Leyland PSU3C/4R

7503096

Plaxton

C53F

328

OKY83R

Leyland PSU5B/4R

7700625

Plaxton

C55F

329

FDF265T

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7901281

Plaxton

C57F

330

BHO440V

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7902648

Duple

C53F

331

XWX166S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7801190

Duple

C53F

332

XWX189S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7801174

Duple

C53F

333

AYF864T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7803929

Duple

C53F

334

WRO433S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7704637

Duple

C53F

335

WRO435S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7704803

Duple

C53F

336-337

CTM406-07T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7802826/3455

Duple

C53F

338

EBM438T

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7805232

Duple

C57F

339

EBM439T

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7805475

Duple

C57F

340-341

YHB20-21T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7804195/98

Duple

C53F

342

YWW359S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7704681

Duple

C53F

343

XWX193S

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7800103

Duple

C57F

344

XWX161S

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7800236

Duple

C57F

345

CWW191T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7801351

Duple

C53F

346

XWX186S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7801071

Duple

C53F

347

XWX184S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7800778

Duple

C53F

352

DAX452V

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7902389

Plaxton

C53F

353

CPT822S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7701052

Plaxton

C53F

354

UDW140S

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7705332

Plaxton

C53F

Nos. 218, 325 ex-Ebdon's Coaches, Sidcup (new 1981, 1976 respectively).
No. 219 ex-Kirkham Coaches Ltd., Oswaldtwistle (new 1982).
No. 220 ex-Excelsior Coaches, Dinnington (new 1981).
No. 301 ex-Hampshire Bus Co., Southampton (new 1969).
No. 302 ex-Provincial, Fareham (new 1969).
No. 303 ex-City of Oxford Motor Services (No. 679, new 1972).
Nos. 313-320 ex-London Transport Executive (Nos. DMS1106, 1029, 1015, 1008, 926, 822, 1949, 820 respectively, new 1974 (DMS820, 822, 926) or 1975).
Nos. 321-322 ex-Rickards Tours, Brentford (new 1978).
No. 323 on long-term loan from Burnley & Pendle (new 1974); it carried Southend livery, fleetname and numbers.
No. 324 ex-Jolene Travel, London (new 1978).
No. 326 ex-Graham's Bus Service, Paisley (new 1975).
No. 327 on long-term loan from Fylde Borough Transport; it carried Southend livery, fleetname and numbers from 1985.
No. 328 ex-Channel Coachways, Rochford (new 1977).
No. 329 ex-Shamrock & Rambler, Bournemouth (new 1979).
No. 330 ex-Marchwood Motorways, Totton (new 1980).
No. 331-332 ex-Wallace Arnold Tours Ltd. (new 1978).
No. 333 ex-London Cityrama Ltd. (new 1979).
Nos. 334-337 ex-Guard's Coaches, London (new 1978 (334-335) or 1979).
No. 338 ex-Garston Village Coaches, Liverpool (new 1979).
No. 339 ex-Limebourne Ltd., London (new 1979).
Nos. 340-341 ex-Morris Travel, Pencoed (new 1979).
No. 342 ex-Heaps Tours, Leeds (new 1978).
Nos. 343-346 ex-Ribblesdale Coachways, Blackburn (new 1978).
No. 347 ex-A.H. Coachlines, Leeds (new 1978).
Nos. 352, 354 ex-Hills, Tredegar (new 1979, 1978 respectively).
No. 353 ex-Trimdon Motor Services (new 1978).
Nos. 218-220, 246-251, 303, 313-347, 352-354 to Southend Transport Ltd., 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1986 (301-302).

1985

252-253

B252-53CVX

DAF
MB200DKFL600

239197/287

Duple

C57F

254

CHA425K

Leyland PSU3A/4R

7004058

-

-

256-257

C256-57FHJ

Van Hool TD824

YE282400NOMI
14053-54

Van Hool

CH57/27F

300

B300BTW

Volvo
B10M-61

9333

Berkhof

C53F

348

CDU798T

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7800014

Plaxton

C57F

351

KAD351V

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7904946

Plaxton

C57F

357

YDW317T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7802366

Plaxton

C53F

358

LAK304W

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7902471

Duple

C53F

359

MDS242V

Leyland PSU5C/4R

7802506

Van Hool

C57F

363

EWW203T

Leyland PSU3E/4R

7806993

Plaxton

C53F

No. 254 (chassis only) ex-Midland Red (South) (No. 6425, new 1971); re-bodied by Berkhof to C53F and re-registered Q856MEV in 1986.
No. 348 ex-Wallace Arnold Tours (new 1978).
No. 351 ex-South Wales Transport (No. 157, new 1980).
No. 357 ex-Smith, Alcester (new 1979).
No. 358 ex-Globe Luxury Coaches, Barnsley (new 1981); re-numbered 212 in 1985.
No. 359 on loan from Caledonia, Glasgow; allocated fleet number as shown.
No. 363 on loan from Ensign in February 1985; allocated temporary fleet number as shown.
Nos. 252-254, 256-257, 348, 351, 357, 358[212], 363 to Southend Transport Ltd., 10/86 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1985 (300).

1986

258

NDS841Y

Van Hool TD824

?

Van Hool

CL57/27F

No. 258 to Southend Transport Ltd., 10/86 retaining same fleet number.


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