Wilkinsons Motor Services Ltd.

Bus Fleet List
1919-1967


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Body

Seating

1919

1

J4859

Ford T

?

B7?

2

J4323

Ford T

?

B12?

3

J8712

Ford T

?

B20?

Withdrawn at unknown date (1-3).

1923

4

PT1555

Vulcan

?

B20?

5

PT2840

Vulcan

?

B20?

Withdrawn at unknown date (4-5).

1924

6

PT443

Talbot

?

B14?

Withdrawn at unknown date (6).

1925

7

PT3780

Reo Sprinter

?

B24?

Withdrawn at unknown date (7).

1926

8

PT7050

Reo Speed Wagon

?

B24?

Withdrawn at unknown date (8).

1927

9

PT6990

Reo Major

?

B24?

Withdrawn at unknown date (9).

1928

10

TY1151

Reo Pullman

?

B24?

11

UP837

Gilford

?

B26?

No. 10 was ex-Armstrong, Ebchester and was new in 1924.
Withdrawn 1932 (10), unknown (11).

1929

12

UP2636

Gilford 166SD

Duple

C26?

14

UP2637

Gilford 166SD

Duple

C26?

Withdrawn at unknown date (12,14).

1930

15

UP4307

Leyland LT1

Bracebridge

B32F

No. 15 was re-bodied to B30F by Plaxton in 1937.
Withdrawn at unknown date.

1931

16

UP5438

Leyland LT2

Leyland

B32F

Withdrawn at unknown date.

1932

17

TD5044

Leyland PLSC

?

B35F

18

UP6829

Leyland LT5

Leyland

B32?

19

UP6830

Leyland LT5

Plaxton

B32?

No. 17 was ex-Singleton, Leyland and was new in 1929.
Withdrawn at unknown dates (17-19).

1933

20

UP7872

Leyland TS6

Burlingham

C32F

No. 20 was re-bodied by Burlingham to B35F in 1948.
Withdrawn 1955 (20).

1934

21-22

UP8965-66

Leyland LT5A

Northern Counties

C32F

23

MS9242

Leyland LT1

Alexander

B32F

24

MS9066

Leyland LT1

Alexander

B32F

Nos. 21/22 re-bodied by Northern Counties to C33F in 1939. No. 22 re-bodied again by Burlingham to B35F in 1945.
Nos. 23/24 ex-Alexander (N51/N88) and were new in 1929.
Withdrawn at unknown dates (21-24).

1935

25-26

APT464-465

Leyland TS7

Burlingham

C32F

Withdrawn 1953 (25-26).

1936

27

BPT923

Leyland TS7

Burlingham

C32F

Withdrawn 1954.

1937

28

BUP723

Leyland TS7

Burlingham

C32F

29

WF1069

Leyland PLSC

?

?32?

No. 29 was second-hand.
Withdrawn 1953 (28), unknown (29).

1938

30

CUP474

Leyland TS8

Burlingham

C32F

Withdrawn 1953.

1939

31

DUP692

Leyland TS8

Northern Counties

C37F

Withdrawn 1954.

1946

32

HPT212

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

Withdrawn 1957.

1947

33

HUP939

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

Withdrawn 1957.

1948

34

JPT363

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

No. 34 was re-seated to B35F at some time.
Withdrawn 1961.

1949

35

KPT737

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

36

KUP136

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

Withdrawn 1959 (35-36).

1950

37

LPT37

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

38

LPT338

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

Withdrawn 1961 (37), 1962 (38).

1951

39

MPT39

Leyland PSU1

Burlingham

C39C

40

DHL808

Leyland PSU1/15

Duple

C41C

Withdrawn 1960 (39), 1964 (40).

1952

41

MUP641

Leyland PS2/5

Burlingham

FC35F

Withdrawn 1954.

1953

31

HOV107

Leyland PS1

Burlingham

C33F

42

HPT748

Leyland PS1/1

Burlingham

C33F

43

FT7080

Leyland PS2/3

Plaxton

C33F

44

LAL569

Leyland PS2/3

Burlingham

FC33F

45

OUP45

Leyland PSU1/15

Leyland

C41C

No. 31 was ex-Medding, Birmingham, and was new in 1948.
No. 42 was ex-Burn-Line, Sherburn Hill, and was new in 1946.
No. 43 was ex-Armstrong, North Shields, and was new in 1950,
No. 44 was ex-Robin Hood, Nottingham, and was new in 1949.
Withdrawn 1954 (44), 1956 (31, 42), 1960 (43), 1962 (45).

1954

46-47

RPT270-271

Leyland PSUC1/2

Burlingham

C41C

Withdrawn 1965.

1955

48-50

TPT448-450

Leyland PSUC1/1

Burlingham

B44F

Withdrawn 1964 (48-49), 1966 (50).

1957

51

VUP651

Leyland PSUC1/2

Burlingham

C41F

Withdrawn 1965.

1958

52

YPT252

Bedford SB3

Duple

FC41F

53

453AUP

AEC Reliance

Plaxton

B45F

Withdrawn 1960 (52).
To United Automobile Services Ltd. (UAS) 26.2.67 (53), re-numbered W1.

1959

54-55

645-655BUP

Leyland PSUC1/2

Plaxton

C41F

56

56DUP

AEC Reliance

Plaxton

B45F

Withdrawn 1965 (54-55).
To UAS 26.2.67 (56), re-numbered W2.

1960

57-58

57-58EUP

Bedford SB1

Plaxton

FC41F

59

559PT

AEC Reliance

Plaxton

C41F

Withdrawn 1962 (57), 1963 (58), 1966 (59).

1961

60-61

1360-1361PT

Bedford SB1

Plaxton

FC41F

Withdrawn 1962 (60-61).

1962

62-63

7462-7463PT

Leyland Leopard L2

Plaxton

C43F

To UAS 26.2.67 (62-63), re-numbered W3, W4 respectively.

1963

64-65

3564-3565UP

Leyland Leopard L2

Plaxton

C43F

66

5466UP

Leyland PSU3/1R

Plaxton

B55F

67

RPT699

AEC Reliance

Roe

B44F

68

YPT470

AEC Reliance

Roe

B45F

Nos. 67/68 ex-Scurrs Motor Services, Stillington, and were new in 1955 (67) and 1958 (68) respectively.
To UAS 26.2.67 (64-68), re-numbered W5-W9 respectively.

1964

69

469MPT

AEC Reliance

Plaxton

B47F

70-71

DUP570-71B

Leyland Leopard L2

Plaxton

B45F

Withdrawn 1966 (71).
To UAS 26.2.67 (69-70), re-numbered W10-W11 respectively.

1965

72-74

FPT872-74C

Bedford SB5

Plaxton

C41F

Withdrawn 1966 (72, 74).
To UAS 26.2.67 (73), re-numbered W12.

1966

75

KPT875C

AEC Reliance

Plaxton

B55F

76

LUP476D

AEC Reliance

Plaxton

C43F

To UAS 26.2.67 (75-76), re-numbered W13-W14 respectively.

Note:
Three Leyland vehicles on order at the time of the take-over were provisionally allocated fleet numbers W15-17.


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