Wolverhampton Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1905-1969


Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

1905

-

DA108-110

Wolseley

A36-38*

?

O18/16+2RO

*DA110 had chassis number A36, but the order of the other two is unknown.
Seating included two passengers seated by the side of the driver.
Withdrawn 1909.

1911

1

DA684

Albion A3

129D

Forder

Ch24

Withdrawn 1923.

1912

2

DA306

Albion A3

147L

Forder

Ch24

Withdrawn c. 1928.

1914

3

DA1350

Albion

603D

Roberts

B24F

Withdrawn 1920.

1915

4

DA1353

Albion

613L

Roberts

B24F

5

DA1351

Albion

612K

Roberts

B24F

6

DA1352

Albion

612I

Roberts

B24F

Withdrawn 1928.

1917

7

DA2781

Tilling-Stevens TS3

?

Fleming

B30R

Re-bodied in 1924 (details unknown).
Withdrawn 1928.

1918

8

DA1551

Tilling-Stevens TS3

?

Fleming

B30R

Re-bodied in 1924 (details unknown).
Withdrawn 1929.

1919

9

DA3623

Tilling-Stevens TS3

?

English Electric

B32R

10

DA3622

Tilling-Stevens TS3

1210

English Electric

B32R

11

DA3624

Tilling-Stevens TS3

?

English Electric

B32R

12

DA3625

Tilling-Stevens TS3

1212

English Electric

B32R

Nos. 9-12 later re-seated to B30R.
Withdrawn 1928.

1920

13-19

DA4911-4917

Tilling-Stevens TS3A

?/?/2208/?/
?/?/?

Dodson

B30R

Withdrawn 1930.

1921

20-23

DA5633-5636

Tilling-Stevens TS3A

?/?/?/2309

Dodson

B30R

Withdrawn c.1930.

1923

24

DA7384

Tilling-Stevens TS6

2833

Tilling

B32R

25

DA7566

Tilling-Stevens TS6

2834

Tilling

B38R

Nos. 24 and 25 re-numbered 124 and 125 in 1934.
Withdrawn 1931.

1924

26

DA8096

Tilling-Stevens TS6

?

Fleming

B35R

27

DA8508

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3325

Fleming

B38R

28-31

DA9028-9031

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3369-72

Dodson

B36R

Nos. 27-31 re-numbered 127 -131 in 1934.
Nos. 28 and 30 reseated to B35R in 1933.
Withdrawn 1929 (26 [destroyed by fire]), 1932 (27, 29, 31), 1935 (28 as [128], 30[130]).

1925

32-33

DA9032-9033

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3390-91

Fleming

B37R

34-35

DA9034-9035

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3392-93

Dodson

B36R

36-37

DA9036-9037

Guy 33/4-ton

?

Fleming

B27R

38

DA9038

Guy 33/4-ton

?

Fleming

B31R

39

DA9039

Guy 33/4-ton

?

Dodson

B34R

Nos. 32-35 re-numbered 132-135 in 1934.
Nos. 34 and 35 re-seated to B35R in 1933.
Withdrawn 1929 (36-39), 1932 (32-33), 1935 (34-35[134-135]).

1926

40-41

DA9040-9041

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3722/21

Fleming

B35C

42

DA9042

Guy 33/4-ton

?

Guy

B30D

43

DA9043

Guy 33/4-ton

?

Fleming

B29D

44-46

DA9044-9046

Tilling-Stevens TS6

?/5505/?

Fleming

B35C

47

DA9047

Guy CX

CX22089

Dodson

H30/25RO

48

DA9048

Guy CX

CX22124

Dodson

H30/25R

Nos. 40-41 re-numbered 140 -141 in 1934. Re-seated to B33C in 1933.
No. 43 later re-seated to B30D.
Nos. 47-48 were re-numbered 147-148 in 1934.
Withdrawn 1930 (43), 1931 (42), 1932 (44-46), 1935 (40-41[140-141]), 1936 (47[147]), 1938 (48[148]).

1927

49

DA9049

Guy BKX

BKX22204

Dodson

H30/25R

50

DA9050

Guy CX

CX22210

Dodson

H30/25R

51-54

UK2751-2754

Guy CX

CX22208/339/
37/38

Dodson

H30/25R

55-56

UK2755-2756

Guy FBB

FBB22159/58

Dodson

B35R

Nos. 49-56 re-numbered 149-156 in 1934.
Nos. 55-56 had removable canvas hoods.
Withdrawn 1934 (55-56[155-156]), 1937 (49[149], 52[152], 54[154]), 1938 (50-51[150-151], 53[153]).

1928

57-62

UK5257-5262

Guy CX

CX22786/82/
816/785/87/
813

Dodson

H30/25R

63-64

UK5363-5364

Guy CX

CX22819/14

Dodson

H30/25R

65

UK5365

Guy FCX

FCX22660

Brush

H59R

66

UK5366

Tilling-Stevens TS15A

6101

Dodson

H66R

67-70

UK5367-5370

Guy CX

CX22998/63/
82/80

Dodson

H30/25R

71-72

UK5971-5972

Guy CX

CX22977/81

Dodson

H30/25R

73-74

UK5973-5974

Guy FC

FC23055/56

Guy

B35R

75-76

UK5975-5976

Guy OND

8931-32

Guy

B20F

Nos. 57-76 re-numbered 157-176 in 1934.
Nos. 73-74 re-seated to B34R in 1933.
Withdrawn 1936 (65[165], 73[173), 1937 (60-61[160-161], 75-76[175-176]), 1938 (57-59[157-159], 62-64[162-164], 67-72[167-172], 74[174]).

1929

77-79

UK6477-6479

Guy FC

FC23226/28/
31

Guy

B35R

80

UK6580

Guy CX

CX23280

Dodson

H30/25R

81

UK6581

Guy OND

9235

Guy

B20F

82

UK6582

Guy FC

FC23342

Guy

B35R

83

UK6583

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6465

Dodson

B32D

84

UK6584

Guy OND

9260

Guy

B20F

85

UK6585

Tilling-Stevens B10A

6625

Dodson

B32D

86

UE7586

Guy OND

8971

Guy

B20F

Nos. 77-79 re-seated to B34R in 1933. Re-numbered 177-179 in 1934.
Nos. 80-86 re-numbered 180-186 in 1934.
No. 86 ex-Tours & Transport Ltd., new 1928.
Withdrawn 1936 (83[183], 85[185]), 1937 (81[181], 86[186]), 1938 (77-80[177-180], 82[182]), 1939 (84[184]).

1930

87

UK8141

Sunbeam Pathan

K11124

Rushton & Wilson

B32R

88-89

UK9488-9499

Sunbeam Pathan

K11133-34

Taylor

B31R

90

UK6590

Sunbeam Pathan

K11129

Taylor

B31R

No. 90 ex-Sunbeam demonstrator.
Nos. 87-91 re-numbered 187-191 in 1934.
Withdrawn 1938 (87-90[187-190]).

1931

91

UK9640

AJS Commodore

5026

AJS

B32D

No. 91 ex-AJS demonstrator, re-numbered 191 in 1934.
Withdrawn 1937 (91[191]).

1934

192-193

JW5792-5793

Daimler COG5

8106-07

Park Royal

B32R

Withdrawn 1942 (192), 1943 (193).

1935

194-195

JW5794-5795

Guy Arab I

FD24057/58

Park Royal

B32R

196-199

JW7296-7299

Daimler COG5

9489/87/92/88

Brush

H27/24R

300-301

JW7300-7301

Daimler COG5

9491/90

Brush

H27/24R

Withdrawn 1941 (194-195), 1949 (196-199, 300-301).

1936

302-311

JW8102-8111

Daimler COG5

9532/43-51

Brush

H28/25R

312

JW8112

Guy Arab I

FD24182

Brush

H28/25R

313-318

JW8113-8118

Daimler COG5

8182-87

Park Royal

B34R

319

JW8919

Sunbeam DF2

20001

Brush

H28/25R

No. 318 was re-seated to B30R in 1941.
Withdrawn 1944 (313-318), 1948 (319), 1949 (311-312), 1950 (302-310).

1937

320-329

AJW20-29

Daimler COG5

9994-10003

Brush

H29/25R

Withdrawn 1949 (321), 1950 (320, 322-325, 327-329), 1957 (326).

1938

330-339

BDA330-339

Daimler COG5

10297-306

Brush

H29/25R

340-351

BJW140-151

Daimler COG5

10413-24

Brush

H29/25R

352-355

BUK552-555

Daimler COG5

8448-51

Beadle

B34R

Withdrawn 1950 (330-336, 339, 341, 347, 352-355), 1952 (349), 1954 (337), 1955 (345-346), 1957 (338, 340, 342-344, 348, 350-351).

1939

356-357

BUK556-557

Daimler COG5

8452-53

Beadle

B34R

Withdrawn 1950.

1942

358-359

DJW378-379

Guy Arab I

FD25479/500

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1957.

1943

360-361

DJW560-61

Guy Arab I

FD25794/833

Park Royal

H30/26R

362-368

DJW762-768

Guy Arab II

FD26202/51/
315/21

Park Royal

H30/26R

Nos. 362-368 re-bodied to H31/25R by Roe in 1951 or 1952 (362, 366, 367).
Withdrawn 1957 (360), 1959 (363), 1960 (361), 1961 (362, 364-368).

1944

369-371

DJW769-771

Guy Arab II

FD26521-23/
904/70001/02

Strachan

H30/26R

372-376

DJW872-876

Guy Arab II

FD26666-68/
703-04

Park Royal

H30/26R

Nos. 369-376 re-bodied to H31/25R by Roe in 1951 or 1952 (370, 374 and 376).
Withdrawn 1961 (369-376).

1946

377-381

DUK277-281

Guy Arab II

FD28082-85/
117

Weymann

H30/26R

382-383

DUK382-383

Daimler CWD6

12578-79

Park Royal

H30/26R

Nos. 377-381 re-bodied to H31/25R by Roe in 1951 (377) or 1952.
Withdrawn 1960 (382), 1961 (377-381), 1963 (383).

1948

384-389

FJW384-389

Guy Arab III

FD36042/43/
44/47/49/50

Brush

H29/25R

399

FJW399

Daimler CVG6

13868

Brush

H29/25R

500-508

FJW500-508

Daimler CVG6

13869-77

Brush

H29/25R

509-513

FJW509-513

Daimler CVG6

14200-204

Brush

H29/25R

Withdrawn 1959 (501), 1961 (399, 500, 502, 504, 505, 510), 1967 (384-385, 387-389, 503, 506-509, 513), 1968 (386).
Nos. 511, 512 to West Midlands PTE (WMPTE) 1.10.69 (as 511N, 512N)

1949

390-398

FJW390-398

Guy Arab III

FD36107/43/
45/51/60/61/
64/67/68

Brush

H29/25R

536-538

FJW536-538

Guy Arab III

FD36171/77/
94

Brush

H29/25R

561-565

FJW561-565

Guy Arab III

FD33384/88/
403/05/07

Guy

B34R

Withdrawn 1959 (398), 1960 (562), 1963 (561, 563-565), 1967 (395-397, 536, 537), 1968 (390), 1969 (391, 394).
Nos. 392, 393, 538 to WMPTE 1.10.69 (as 392N, 393N, 538N).

1950

514-535

FJW514-535

Daimler CVG6

15053-74

Brush

H29/25R

539-560

FJW539-560

Guy Arab III

FD70373/75/
76/78/81/98/
402/04/22/31/
34/37/44/96/
98/500/02/05/
07/09/10/12

Park Royal

H28/26R

566-570

FJW566-570

Guy Arab III

FD70126/46/
84/90/95

Park Royal

B34R

No. 568 re-seated to B26+24R in 1952, re-seated again to B34R in 1954.
Withdrawn 1959 (569), 1960 (566-568, 570), 1961 (516, 525), 1963 (528), 1967 (521, 523, 532, 534-535, 539, 543-544, 552).
Nos. 517-520, 522, 524, 526-527, 529-531, 533, 540-542, 545-551, 553-560 to WMPTE 1.10.69 with suffix 'N' added to fleet number.

1953

571-577

KJW571-577

Guy Arab IV

FD71861/62/
66/67/98/902/
903

Roe

H31/25R

To WMPTE 1.10.69 (as 571-577N)

1954

578-584

KJW578-584

Guy Arab IV

FD71904/
927-932

MCCW

H31/25R

To WMPTE 1.10.69 (as 578-584N)

1955

585

NUK585

Guy Arab IV

FD72068

Park Royal

H33/28R

No. 585 exhibited at the 1954 Commercial Motor Show (with fleet no. 590).
To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 585N.

1957

1-18

SUK1-18

Guy Arab IV

FD73284/467/
68/95/96/97/
501/13/15/22/
30/36/72/73/
75/78/79/96

MCCW

H33/27R

To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 1-18N.

1958

19

WUK19

Guy Arab IV

FD74144

Burlingham

FH41/27F

To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 19N.

1959

20-39

YDA20-39

Guy Arab IV

FD74311-16/
FD74321-34

MCCW

FH41/31F

701-702

XUK688-689

Morris J2

J2BM42074/
352

BMC

M12R

No. 22 was converted to half-cab in 1966.
Nos. 701-702 were used to convey handicapped children.
Withdrawn 1963 (701), 1966 (702).
Nos. 20-39 to WMPTE 1.10.69 as 20-39N.

1961

40-69

4040-4069JW

Guy Arab IV

FD74983-97/
99/5000/07/
09-20

MCCW

FH41/31F

70

4070JW

Guy Wulfrunian

FDW74716

East Lancs

H40/32F

To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 40-70N.

1962

71

4071JW

Guy Wulfrunian

FDW75150

East Lancs

H40/31F

To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 71N.

1963

72-84

7072-7084UK

Guy Arab V

FD75220/22/
23/26/27-29/
35/42-45/47/

Weymann

H41/31F

85-97

7085-7097UK

Guy Arab V

FD75248/53/58/
59/61/63/64/67/
68/71/74-76/

Weymann

H41/31F

98-108

7098-7108UK

Guy Arab V

FD75279/80/87/
92/318/19/21/
22/24/25/27/

Weymann

H41/31F

109-121

7109-7121UK

Guy Arab V

FD75330-32/39/
407/08-11/33/
35/40/45

Weymann

H41/31F

122-135

122-135DDA

Guy Arab V

FD75422/24/
43/53/55/57/
59/63/74/76/
79/81/84/85/

Park Royal

H41/31F

136-146

136-146DDA

Guy Arab V

FD75488/90/91/
93/500/12/14/
19-21/23

Park Royal

H41/31F

703-704

7894-7895UK

Ford 529E

L30B856767/
68

Martin Walter

B21F

705-707

705-707CDA

AEC Reliance

2MU3RA4687-89

Park Royal

B40D

To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 72-146N and 703-707N.
Nos. 703-704 were used to convey handicapped children.

1965

147-156

DDA147-156C

Guy Arab V

FD75774/68/
71/83/86/88/
89/85/825/18

Strachan

H41/31F

157-166

GJW157-166C

Guy Arab V

FD75830/33/
44/53/63/68/
900/07/30/31

MCW

FH41/31F

167-181

GJW167-181C

Guy Arab V

FD76000/02/04/
05/09/10/12/
21/22/27/5839
/51/57/59/90

MCW

FH41/31F

To WMPTE 1.10.69 as 147-181N.

The following vehicles were on loan from Birmingham City Transport to assist in trolleybus replacement and were subsequently purchased. They retained their Birmingham livery and fleet numbers whilst in service at Wolverhampton.

1935/52/98/99

HOV935/52/
98/99

Daimler CVD6

15615/32/78/
79

MCCW

H30/24R

2000

JOC200

Daimler CVD6

15680

MCCW

H30/24R

2001-4/7/23

JOJ1-4/7/23

Daimler CVD6

15681-84/7/
702

MCCW

H30/24R

Withdrawn 1966 (2003-2004 [broken up for spares March 1966]), 1967 (1935, 1952, 1998-2002, 2007, 2023).

1966

182-186

HJW182-186D

AEC Renown

3B2RA210-214

MCW

H40/32F

720

KUK720D

Ford R226

BC04FL24847

Strachan

B54D

No. 720 later re-seated to B52D.
Nos. 182-186, 720 to WMPTE 1.10.69 as 182-186N, 720N.

1967

187-198

MDA187-198E

Guy Arab V

FD76634/40/
39/31/33/49/32/
43/44/48/45/78/

Strachan

H41/31F

199-209

MDA199-209E

Guy Arab V

FD76672/71/
70/74/703/16/
12/09/07/17/08/

Strachan

H41/31F

210-217

MDA210-217E

Guy Arab V

FD76722/29/
28/18/38/24/
23/30

Strachan

H41/31F

708-713

NJW708-713E

AEC Swift

MP2R023-28

Strachan

B54D

714-719

NJW714-719E

Daimler SRC6

36077-82

Strachan

B54D

721

LUK721E

Ford Transit

BC05FA38970

Martin Walter

-12-

No. 721 was used to convey handicapped children.
Nos. 187-217, 708-719, 721 to WMPTE 1.10.69 as 187-217N, 708-719N, 721N.


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