Southport Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1924-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1924

1

FY6272

Vulcan VSD

VSD631

Vulcan

B28T

No. 1 re-built to B23R in 1927 (also quoted as B26R).
Withdrawn 1931.

1925

2

FY8473

AEC 411

411079

Willowbrook

B30D

3

FY8492

Vulcan

?

Vulcan

B30D

Withdrawn 1931 (2-3).

1926

4

FY8902

Vulcan VWB

VWB2

Vulcan

B30D

5

FY8916

Vulcan VWBL

VWBL1

Vulcan

B30D

Withdrawn 1931 (4), 1932 (5).

1928

6-9

WM1857-1860

Vulcan VWBS

VWBS1-4

Vulcan

B32D

Withdrawn 1932 (7, 9), 1936 (8), 1937 (6).

1929

10-11

WM3282-3283

Leyland TD1

70516/15

Leyland

L27/24RO

Withdrawn 1937 (10-11).

1930

12

WM4961

Vulcan Emperor

VWBD4

Vulcan

H25/26R

No. 12 ex-Vulcan demonstrator (new 1930).
Withdrawn 1937 (12).

1931

1-4

WM5906-5909

Vulcan Emperor

VWBD48-51

Vulcan

H25/26R

13-22

WM5896-5905

Vulcan Emperor

VWBD20-21/
28-29/36-38/
43/44/42

Vulcan

H25/26R

Withdrawn 1944 (2, 15), 1945 (3-4, 13-14, 16-22), 1946 (1).

1932

23-28

WM7946-7951

Leyland TD2

1708-13

Leyland

H27/24R

Withdrawn 1947 (24-26), 1949 (23, 27-28).

1934

29-48

AFY957-976

Leyland TD3

4984-86/96/
87-92/93-95/
5003/4997-5002

English Electric

H25/26R

Nos. 42-45 converted to O30/26R in 1951-1952; re-numbered 142-145 in 1957.
Nos. 46-48 re-seated to H30/26R in 1951.
Withdrawn 1949 (33), 1950 (29-32, 34-41), 1952 (46-48), 1962 (42-45[142-145]).

1936

5

BWM882

Guy Wolf CFF

CFF12156

Guy

B20F

49-50

CFY89-90

Leyland TD4

9560-61

Vulcan

H27/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (5), 1952 (49-50).

1937

7

CWM349

Guy Wolf CFN

CFN12763

Guy

B25F

51-55

CWM567-571

Leyland TD5c

13962-66

Massey

H29/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (51-52, 54-55), 1950 (7), 1952 (53).

1944

56-59

EWM344-347

Daimler CWA6

11732-35

Northern Counties

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1954 (56-59).

1945

60-65

EWM356-373

Daimler CWA6

11982-84/
12016/230-31

Duple

H30/26R

66-68

EWM374-376

Daimler CWD6

12254-55/76

Duple

H30/26R

69-71

EWM377-379

Daimler CWA6

12277-78/346

Duple

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1952 (64), 1953 (63), 1955 (60-61), 1956 (65, 67, 69), 1957 (62, 66, 68), 1959 (70-71).

1946

1

EWM680

Bedford QL

49759

Southport CT

OB23F

2-4

EWM681-683

Bedford QL

49834/70/80

Rimmer, Harrison & Sutherland

OB23F

72-83

EWM541-552

Daimler CWA6D

12650-55/
63-68

Duple

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1952 (2-4, 73, 75-76), 1955 (78, 83), 1956 (72, 77, 79-82), 1957 (74), 1960 (1).

1947

11-18

FFY165-172

Bedford QL

48872/91/
902/75/85/
9089/463/601

Rimmer, Harrison & Sutherland

OB23F

84-95

FFY401-412

Leyland PD2/3

471486/2246/
322-23/245/
321/40/66-68/
42/41

Leyland

H30/26R

Nos. 11-18 re-seated to OB24F in 1954.
Nos. 84-89 rebuilt to convertible O30/26R in 1962 and 1963(88-89).
Nos. 84, 86-87 re-numbered 184, 186-187 in 1973 and to Merseyside PTE 4/74, retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1951 (16), 1960 (11-12, 15), 1963 (92), 1964 (88, 91), 1965 (93-95), 1966 (13-14, 17-18), 1967 (90), 1972 (89), 1974 (85).

1949

113-115

GFY413-415

AEC Regent III

9612E4626-28

Crossley

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1962 (113-115).

1950

96-104

GFY396-404

Leyland PD2/3

501675-76/
94-96/799/
801/58-59

Leyland

H30/26R

105-110

GFY405-410

Leyland PD2/3

501976/800/
975/860/977/
861

Leyland

H30/26R

111

GFY411

Crossley DD42/7T

94939

Crossley

H30/26R

112

GFY412

Crossley DD42/7S

94934

Crossley

H30/26R

Nos. 104, 107 re-seated to H33/26R in 1959.
No. 106 went on permanent loan to Southport Locomotive & Transport Museum after withdrawal, although still owned by Southport CT. Ownership passed to Merseyside PTE 4/74.
Withdrawn 1963 (111-112), 1967 (96-98), 1969 (99-105, 107-110), 1972 (106).

1951

116-117

GWM816-817

Crossley SD42/7T

98213/12

Crossley

B32F

Withdrawn 1965 (117), 1968 (116).

1952

20-26

HFY720-726

Leyland PD2/12

515184-90

Weymann

H32/26R

Nos. 20-26 re-seated to H35/26R in 1960 and 1961.
Withdrawn 1971 (20, 22), 1973 (21, 23-26).

1954

27-30

KFY27-30

Leyland PD2/20

540961-64

Weymann

H32/26R

Withdrawn 1970 (30), 1973 (27-29).

1956

31-36

LFY31-36

Leyland PD2/20

552071/1834/
2072/1835
2073/1836

Weymann

H32/28R

42

MWM42

Leyland PD2/20

561036

Weymann

H33/28R

Nos. 32, 35-36, 42 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1973 (31, 33-34).

1957

37-41

MWM37-41

Leyland PD2/20

563022-23/
133/64/69

Weymann

H33/28R

Nos. 38-39, 41 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.
Withdrawn 1974 (37, 40).

1961

43-46

UWM43-46

Leyland PD2/40

610844-47

Weymann

H37/27F

Nos. 43-46 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1962

47-50

WFY47-50

Leyland PD2/40

621022-23/
56-57

Weymann

H37/27F

Nos. 47-50 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1963

10

CRN990

Leyland PS2/5

493195

Burlingham

B35F

11-12

CRN992-993

Leyland PS2/5

493201-02

Burlingham

B35F

Nos. 10-12 ex-Ribble Motor Services (Nos. 240, 242-243, new 1950); converted to OB35F by Southport Corporation in 1963 (10) or 1964; to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1965

51-54

CWM151-54C

Leyland PD2/40

L20575-78

Weymann

H37/27F

Nos. 51-54 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1967

55-58

GFY55-58E

Leyland PD2/40

L60708-09/
1092-93

MCCW

H37/27F

Nos. 55-58 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1968

59-64

HWM59-64F

Leyland PSUR1A/1R

701665-66/
2034-35/143-44

MCCW

B45D

65-70

JWM65-70F

Leyland PSUR1A/1R

800517/69/
860-63

MCCW

B45D

Nos. 59-70 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1971

71-75

PFY71-75J

Leyland PSUR1B/1R

7100053/4190/
693-94/191

Marshall

B43D

76-80

RWM76-80K

Leyland PSUR1B/1R

7004443/
7100054/
7004332/444/
7100113

Marshall

B43D

Nos. 71-80 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1973

81-90

VWM81-90L

Leyland AN68/1R

7204198-201/
231-34/
7300046-47

Alexander

H45/29D

Nos. 81-90 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.

1974

1-8

YFY1-8M

Leyland National 1151/2R

01087-88/
142-43/64/
96-98

Leyland

B46D

Nos. 1-8 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 retaining same fleet numbers.


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