St. Helens Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1923-1974


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1923

2

DJ1810

Guy BA

BA2132

Guy

B20F

3

DJ1830

Guy BA

BA2133

Guy

B20F

Nos. 2-3 re-numbered 51-52 respectively in 1929; No.51 re-numbered again to 58 in 1934. Withdrawn 1934 (2[58], 3[52]).

1924

1

DJ1871

Bristol 2-ton

0108

Bristol

B24F

4

DJ2036

Guy BA

BA2197

Guy

B20F

5

DJ2063

Guy BB

BB1437

Strachan and Brown

B32R

Nos. 1,4-5 re-numbered 50,53-54 respectively in 1929; No. 4[53] re-numbered again to 56 in 1934; No. 4[53] re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B20F in 1930; No. 5[54] re-seated to B29R in 1932.
Withdrawn 1933 (1[50], 5[54]), 1934 (4[56]).

1925

6

DJ2289

Guy BB

BB1693

Guy

B32D

7

DJ2575

Guy BB

BB1817

Guy

B32D

Nos. 6-7 re-numbered 55-56 respectively in 1929; No. 7[56] re-seated to B30D in 1932.
Withdrawn 1933 (6-7[55-56]).

1926

8

DJ2784

Guy BB

BB22003

Guy

B32D

9

DJ2821

Guy BB

BB22075

Guy

B32D

Nos. 8-9 re-numbered 57-58 respectively in 1929; No. 8[57] re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B32F in 1931, re-seated to B30F 1932; No. 9[58] re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B32F in 1929, re-seated to B30F in 1932.
Withdrawn 1933 (9[58]), 1934 (8[57]).

1927

10

DJ539

Daimler Y

5965

Massey

B30F

11

DJ384

Daimler B

2704

Massey

B26R

12

DJ1437

Daimler CK

3947

NCME

B28R

13

DJ575

Daimler Y

3462

?

B28F

14

B8841

Leyland N?

10338

Hora

B32R

15

DJ2372

Leyland C7

35185

NCME

B32F

16

DJ2579

Leyland C7

35513

Leyland

B30F

17

DJ411

Garner

B151

?

B20F

Nos. 10-17 ex-St. Helens and District Motor Services (Nos. 3, 1, 6, 15, 21, 54, 57, 20 respectively, new 1916, 1914, 1921, 1916, ?, 1925, 1926, 1915 respectively).
No.13 re-bodied by St. Helens Corporation to B26F in 1927.
No.17 re-numbered 20 in 1928.
Nos. 10-16 renumbered 67, 69, 68, 59, 60, 61, 62 respectively in 1929; No. 10[67] re-seated to B28F in 1929; No. 12[68] received the body from withdrawn No. 11[69] in 1931, re-seated to B24R in 1932.
No. 15[61] re-seated to B26F in 1932; re-numbered 58 in 1934.
No. 16[62] re-seated to B28F 1932; re-numbered 59 in 1934.
Withdrawn 1928 (17[20]), 1929 (11[69]), 1931 (10[67], 13[59] ,14[60]), 1934 (12[68], 15[58], 16[59]).

1928

17-18

DJ3648-49

Bristol B

B283-84

Bristol

B32F

19-20

DJ3650-51

Leyland PLSC3

47212/11

Ransomes

B32F

Nos.17-20 re-numbered 63-66 respectively in 1929; re-numbered again to 83-86 in 1937.
Withdrawn 1937 (17-18[83-84]), 1938 (19-20[85-86]).

1931

69-70

DJ4834-35

Leyland TD1

71786-87

Leyland

L24/24R

71-72

DJ5042-43

Leyland TD1

71911-12

Leyland

L24/24R

Nos. 69-72 re-numbered 89-92 in 1939.
Withdrawn 1940 (69-70[89-90]), 1948 (71-72[91-92]).

1932

59-60

DJ5405-06

Crossley Condor

90877-78

Crossley

L24/24R

67

DJ5407

Crossley Condor

90879

Crossley

L24/24R

Nos. 59-60,67 re-numbered 73-75 respectively in 1934.
Withdrawn 1941 (67[75]), 1947 (59-60[73-74]).

1933

73

EK4994

Bristol B

B159

NCME

B32F

74

EK4996

Bristol B

B166

NCME

B32F

75

EK6001

Bristol B

B197

NCME

B32F

76-78

DJ5684-86

Leyland TD2

2867-69

Leyland

L24/24R

Nos. 73-75 ex-Wigan Corporation (Nos. 21, 23, 30, new 1927); re-numbered 60-62 in 1934; No. 75[62] re-numbered again to 82 in 1937.
Withdrawn 1935 (73-74[60-61]), 1937 (75[82]), 1947 (76-78).

1934

51

DJ6056

Leyland TS6c

4423

English Electric

B32F

52

DJ6059

Leyland TS6c

4426

English Electric

B32F

53

DJ6058

Leyland TS6c

4425

English Electric

B32F

54

DJ6060

Leyland TS6c

4427

English Electric

B32F

55

DJ6057

Leyland TS6c

4424

English Electric

B32F

Nos. 51-55 renumbered 255, 258, 257, 259, 256 respectively in 1948; Nos. 256-257 re-bodied by Roe to B36R in 1949.
Withdrawn 1950 (51[255], 52[258]), 1951 (54[259]), 1954 (53[257], 55[256]).

1935

56

DJ6336

Leyland TS6c

5366

English Electric

B32F

57

DJ6338

Leyland TS6c

5364

English Electric

B32F

58

DJ6337

Leyland TS6c

5367

English Electric

B32F

59

DJ6339

Leyland TS6c

5365

English Electric

B32F

60-61

DJ6578-79

Leyland TS6c

7197-98

Leyland

B32F

67-68

DJ6580-81

Leyland TS6c

7199-200

Leyland

B32F

Nos. 56-58 re-numbered 260, 262, 261 respectively in 1948; No. 56[260] re-bodied by Roe to B36R in 1949.
No. 59 re-bodied by East Lancs to L27/26R in 1946 and re-numbered 90; re-numbered 51 in 1954.
Nos. 60-61 re-numbered 251-252 respectively in 1948; No. 60[251] re-bodied by Roe to B33D in 1950.
Nos. 67-68 re-numbered 253-254 respectively in 1948; re-bodied by Roe to B33D in 1950.
Withdrawn 1950 (58[261]), 1951 (57[262]), 1952 (61[252]), 1953 (67-68[253-254]), 1954 (56[260], 60[251]), 1956 (59[51]).

1937

62-66

DJ7591-95

Leyland TS8c

13631-35

Leyland

B32F

79

DJ7596

Leyland TS8c

13636

Leyland

B32F

Nos. 62-66,79 re-numbered 240-45 respectively in 1948.
Withdrawn 1950 (79[245]), 1951 (62-63[240-241]), 1952 (64-66[242-244]).

1938

80-84

DJ8090-94

Leyland TS8c

17671-75

Leyland

B32F

85-88

DJ8074-77

Leyland TD5c

17676-79

Leyland

L24/26R

Nos. 80-84 re-numbered 246-250 respectively in 1948.
No. 85 re-numbered 54 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1951 (80[246], 83[249]), 1952 (81-82[247-248], 84[250]), 1953 (86), 1954 (87-88), 1955 (85[54]).

1939

69-72

DJ8675-78

Leyland TD7c

303791-94

Leyland

L24/26R

Nos. 69-72 re-numbered 81-84 respectively in 1950; No.81 renumbered 83 and later A52 in 1954.
No. 71 re-bodied by East Lancs (L27/26R) in 1945.
Withdrawn 1953 (82-83), 1954 (84), 1956 (81[A52]).

1942

89

DJ8973

Leyland TD7

307819

Leyland

L27/26R

93-96

DJ9048-51

Guy Arab I

FD25461/94/
587/619

NCME

L24/26R

No. 89 re-numbered A89 and later A53 in 1954.
Nos. 93-96 re-numbered A93-96 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1955 (89[A53], 93[A93]), 1956 (94-96[A94-A96]).

1943

97

DJ9089

Guy Arab I

FD25950

NCME

L24/26R

98

DJ9076

Guy Arab II

FD26016

NCME

L27/26R

99-100

DJ9099-9100

Guy Arab II

FD26343/41

NCME

L27/26R

No. 99 re-seated to L24/26R by 1948.
97,99-100 re-numbered A97, A99, B100 respectively in 1954.
Withdrawn 1950 (98), 1954 (99[A99]), 1956 (97[A97], 100 [B100]).

1945

75

DJ9162

Guy Arab II

FD27443

Weymann

L27/28R

90

DJ9163

Guy Arab II

FD27449

Weymann

L27/28R

Nos. 79,90 re-numbered 91-92 respectively in 1954, later A91-92; A91 re-numbered A98 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1954 (90[A92]), 1956 (79[A98]).

1946

17

EK8103

Leyland TD1

71996

NCME

L24/24R

18

EK8107

Leyland TD1

72005

NCME

L24/24R

19

EK7910

Leyland TD1

71762

Leyland

L24/24R

20

EK9320

Leyland TD2

2733

NCME

L24/24R

47-48

DJ9269-70

Bristol K6A

W2093/3022

Strachan

L27/28R

49-50

DJ9267-68

Bristol K6A

W2094-95

Strachan

L27/28R

Nos. 17-20 ex-Wigan Corporation (Nos. 63A, 67A, 42, 35, new 1930 (42), 1931 (63A, 67A), or 1933 (35)); Nos. 17-18 rebuilt by Bankfield Engineering in 1948 (18) and 1949 (17).
Nos. 47-50 re-numbered B47-50 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1949 (20), 1950 (17-19), 1957 (47-50[B47-50]).

1947

41-43

DJ9917-19

Leyland PD1

463027/
470011-12

East Lancs

L27/26R

44-46

DJ9837-39

Bristol K6A

W3168-70

East Lancs

L27/26R

Nos. 41-46 re-numbered B41-46 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1959 (44-6[B44-6]), 1960 (41-3[B41-3]).

1948

35-40

ADJ192-187

AEC Regent II

06617928-23

East Lancs

L27/26R

201-204

ADJ193-96

Bristol L6A

63188/25/
65026/25

Roe

B35R

205-208

ADJ324-27

Bristol L6A

63187/
76-77/26

Roe

B35R

Nos. 35-40 re-numbered B35-40 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1955 (204), 1956 (207-8), 1957 (40[B40]), 1958 (35-39[B35-B39]), 1963 (201-3,205), 1964 (206).

1949

27

ADJ835

AEC Regent III

9612A2548

East Lancs

L27/26R

28-34

ADJ828-34

AEC Regent III

9612A2549/
56-61

East Lancs

L27/26R

Nos. 27-34 re-numbered C27-34 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1958 (27[C27], 29[C29], 33[C33]), 1959 (28[C28], 30-32[C30-C32], 34[C34]).

1950

59-73

BDJ59-73

AEC Regent III

09615600-14

Park Royal

H30/26R

Nos. 59-73 re-numbered D59-73 in 1954.
Withdrawn 1962 (59-73[D59-73]).

1951

1-25

BDJ801-25

AEC Regent III

09617129-33/
35/37-38/40-
42/45-48/34/
36/39/43-44/
49-53

Park Royal

H30/26R

209

BDJ329

AEC Regal IV

9821E183

Roe

B42D

Nos. 1-25 re-numbered D1-25 in 1954; D11-12 re-numbered D31-32 in 1961.
Withdrawn 1960 (1[D1], 3-4[D3-D4], 10[D10], 23[D23]), 1961 (2[D2], 5-9[D5-D9], 13-17[D13-D17], 19-21[D19-D21]), 1962 (11-12[D31-D32], 18[D18], 22[D22], 24-25[D24-D25]), 1965 (209).

1954

E74-77

CDJ719-22

Leyland PD2/9

531668-71

Davies

H30/26R

E78-82

CDJ878-82

Leyland PD2/9

531763-65/
73-74

Davies

H30/26R

E83-86

DDJ490-93

Leyland PD2/22

540850-51/99/
900

East Lancs

H30/28R

E87-91

DDJ525-29

Leyland PD2/22

540951-52/
1140-42

East Lancs

H30/28R

Withdrawn 1964 (E82), 1965 (E74-E81), 1967 (E83, E85-E86, E89, E91), 1968 (E84, E87-E88, E90).

1955

F101-109

EDJ501-09

Leyland PD2/20

551139-40/
94-97/202-03/
15

East Lancs

H33/28R

Withdrawn 1968 (F101-F109).

1956

F112

EDJ512

Leyland PD2/20

551224

Davies

H33/28R

G118-127

FDJ818-27

Leyland PD2/20

561350-53/
403/539-40/
404-05/538

East Lancs

H33/28R

G128-133

FDJ828-33

Leyland PD2/20

561541-46

Weymann

H33/28R

Withdrawn 1966 (G119-G120), 1967 (G125), 1968 (F112), 1969 (G118, G121-G122, G128-G133).

1957

F110-111

EDJ510-11

Leyland PD2/20

551217/22

Weymann

H33/28R

F113-117

EDJ513-17

Leyland PD2/20

551232/16/
23/33-34

Weymann

H33/28R

H134-139

GDJ434-39

AEC Regent V

MD3RV431-36

Weymann

H33/28R

Nos. H138-H139 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1967 (F110-F111), 1968 (F113-F117), 1973 (H134-H137).

1958

J140-155

HDJ740-55

AEC Regent V

D3RV493-
504/13-16

Weymann

H33/28R

J156-163

HDJ756-63

AEC Regent V

D3RV505-12

East Lancs

H33/28R

Nos. J147, J152-J153, J155 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1968 (J156), 1969 (J140-J146, J149, J151, J158), 1970 (J150, J161, J163), 1971 (J148, J154, J157, J159-J160, J162).

1959

K164-171

KDJ364-71

AEC Regent V

MD3RV533-40

Weymann

H36/28R

K199

KDJ999

AEC Regent V

2D3RA746

East Lancs

H41/32F

Withdrawn 1970 (K164), 1971 (K165-K171, K199).

1960

K172-175

LDJ982-85

Leyland PD2/30

601136-38/
241

Weymann

H36/28R

K176-179

LDJ986-89

Leyland PD2/30

601242-43/
78-79

East Lancs

H36/28R

Withdrawn 1972 (K172-K179).

1961

L1-7

ODJ941-47

AEC Regent V

2D3RV1019-25

MCCW

H36/28R

L8-12

PDJ813-19

Leyland PD2A/30

610711-12/
22-24

East Lancs

H36/28R

Nos. L1-L2, L4-L7, L11-L12 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1972 (L3), 1973 (L8-L10).

1962

L13-19

PDJ813-19

Leyland PD2A/30

612243-44/
95-97/314-15

MCCW

H36/28R

L20-25

RDJ100-05

Leyland PD2A/30

613162-64/
99-201

MCCW

H36/28R

L26-32

RDJ726-32

Leyland PD2A/30

620947-48/
86/1166-67/
288-89

East Lancs

H36/28R

L33-40

SDJ353-60

AEC Regent V

2D3RV1026-33

MCCW

H36/28R

200

SDJ162

Leyland L2

612034

Duple

C41C

Nos. L13-25, L32-L40 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).
Withdrawn 1971 (200), 1973 (L26), 1974 (L28-L31).

1963

210-212

TDJ610-12

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA4658
-60

Marshall

B45F

Withdrawn 1973 (210-212).

1965

L41-45

FDJ341-45C

Leyland PD2A/30

L41325-27/
445-46

East Lancs

H36/28R

L46-49

FDJ346-49C

Leyland PD2A/30

L41672-75

MCCW

H36/28R

213-214

DDJ213-14C

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA5645
-46

Marshall

B45F

Nos. 213-214 re-seated to B41D in 1966.
Nos. L41-49, 213-214 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1967

50-55

MDJ550-55E

Leyland PD2A/27

L62991-92/
3032/229-30/
39

East Lancs

H37/28R

56-58

MDJ916-18E

AEC Regent V

2D3RA1973-75

MCCW

H37/28R

Nos. 50-58 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1968

215-223

RDJ215-23F

AEC Swift

MP2R098-106

Marshall

B44D

224-232

TDJ224-32F

AEC Swift

MP2R235-43

Marshall

B44D

Nos. 215-232 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1969

233-241

XDJ233-41H

AEC Swift

2M2P2R290-98

Marshall

B44D

Nos. 233-241 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1971

201

KKU77F

Bedford VAM70

7T450211

Duple

C45F

242-259

EDJ242-59J

AEC Swift

2MP2R854/
968/67/65/
856/973/66/
70/855

Marshall

B44D

201 ex-Boyes, Bradford (new 1968).
Nos. 201, 251-259 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1972

260-268

JDJ260-68K

AEC Swift

3MP2R1351-59

Marshall

B44D

Nos. 260-268 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1973

269-277

PDJ269-77L

AEC Swift

3MP2R22661/
3213/03/84/
2349/478/12/
550/09

Marshall

B42D

291-293

NTC108-10G

AEC Swift

MP2R144-46

Alexander

B43D

Nos. 291-93 ex-Lancashire United (Nos. 291-293, new 1969).
Nos. 269-277, 291-293 to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

1974

131

LFY31

Leyland PD2/20

552071

Weymann

H32/28R

134

LFY34

Leyland PD2/20

551835

Weymann

H32/28R

137

MWM37

Leyland PD2/20

563022

Weymann

H32/28R

Nos. 131, 134, 137 ex-Southport Corporation (Nos. 31, 34, 37, new 1956 or 1957 (37)); to Merseyside PTE 4/74 (retaining same fleet numbers).

Appendix:
Vehicles on hire to St. Helens Corporation between 1941 and 1948 that received St. Helens fleet numbers.

Fleet No.

Reg.No.

Chassis

Body

Seating

On Loan

Owner

31/7

WH7807/13

Leyland TD4c

Massey

H26/26R

1941-44

Bolton Corp.

21-23

DB5216
DB5132/4

Tilling-Stevens B10A

Mumford

C32R

1946-47

Western National

24

ET4919

Bristol B

Roe

B32C

1946-47

Rotherham Corp.

25-26

VV1164-65

Dennis Lancet

Grose

B26F

1946-48

N'hampton Corp.

14-15

EN4312-13

Leyland LT1

Roe

B31D

1947-48

Bury Corp.

27-28

TF6362-63

Leyland LT3

Massey

B32D

1947-48

Leigh Corp.


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