DERBY CORPORATION TRANSPORT BUS FLEET LIST 1899 - 1967

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Derby Corporation Transport

Bus Fleet List
1899-1967

 

Fleet No.

Reg. No.

Chassis

Chassis No.

Body

Seating

Horse Buses

1899

1-5

-

Double-deck
open-top
three-horse
bus

-

?

16/12

Nos. 1-5 ex-Derby Tramways Company (new 1886 (1), 1887 (2), 1888 (3-5)).
Withdrawn 1905 (5), by 1909 (1-4).

1901

?

-

Single-deck
top-covered
two-horse
charabanc

-

Marston & Company (?)

22

?

-

Single-deck
top-covered
two-horse
charabanc

-

Marston & Company (?)

22

These two vehicles were classified as 'omnibuses' by 1905 and used in service; one was converted to an omnibus proper in 1909.
Withdrawn 1917 (two vehicles).

1903

6-9?

-

Double-deck
open-top
three-horse bus

-

-

20/17?

10-14?

-

Double-deck
open-top
two-horse
bus

-

-

?

Nos. 6-14 (of which only the fleet number for No.7 is known for certain) ex-Manchester Carriage & Tramways Company (new 1890).
Withdrawn by 1907 (three buses), by 1909 (remaining six buses).

1909

?

-

Single-deck
saloon
one-horse
bus

-

?

?

Withdrawn by 1917 (one bus).

Battery-powered Buses

1917

1

AY4058

GMC-Edison

-

Brush

B22F

Withdrawn 1923 (1).

1920

2

CH1812

GMC-Edison

-

Marston

B26F

Withdrawn 1924 (2).

Motorbuses

1924

1

CH4289

Tilling-Stevens TS5X

2420

Blackburn Aero

B20F

2

CH4381

Tilling-Stevens TS3A

3098

Marston

B26F

No. 2 (CH4381) was fitted with the body from the former No.2 (CH1812).
Withdrawn 1929 (1-2).

1925

3

CH5181

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3644

Dodson

B36R

Withdrawn 1933 (3).

1926

4

CH5948

Tilling-Stevens TS5A

2421

Dodson

B25F

Withdrawn 1930 (4).

1927

5-6

CH6367-6368

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3709/87

Brush

B35R

Withdrawn 1936 (5-6).

1928

7-12

CH7152-7157

Tilling-Stevens TS6

3793-94/92/
95-97

Brush

B35R

13-14

CH7881-7882

ADC

427004/03

Sanderson & Holmes

B28R

15

CH7877

TSM B10A2

5821

Sanderson & Holmes

B35R

16

CH7880

TSM B10A2

5822

Sanderson & Holmes

B35R

17-18

CH7885-7886

ADC

422097/96

Brush

H26/24R

Nos. 13-14 re-seated to B27R at a later date.
Withdrawn 1934 (13-14), 1936 (7-12, 15-16), 1939 (17-18).

1929

19-22

CH8337-8340

ADC

422105/02/
01/098

Brush

H24/24R

23-26

CH8341-8344

TSM B10A2

6362-63/
420/19

Sanderson & Holmes

B35F

27

CH8680

Guy FCX

22659

Short

H34/32R

28-29

CH8829-8830

Guy FCX

23469/71

Ransomes

H33/32R

Withdrawn 1938 (23-26), 1939 (19-22, 27), 1942 (29), 1945 (28).

1930

30-32

CH8831-8833

Guy FCX

23470/503/
472

Ransomes

H33/32R

33-38

CH9501-9506

Guy FC

23330/23/11/
24/32/31

Brush

H24/24R

Withdrawn 1944 (33-35), 1945 (31-32, 36-38), 1947 (30).

1931

39-41

RC101-103

TSM B10A2

8639-41

Ransomes

B32R

Withdrawn 1939 (39, 41), 1942 (40).

1932

42-43

RC542-543

Guy FC

23816-17

Ransomes

H24/24R

Withdrawn 1945 (42-43).

1933

44

UK7456

Sunbeam Sikh

K10123

Dodson

H35/32R

No. 44 ex-Sunbeam demonstrator (new 1929).
Withdrawn 1939 (44).

1934

45

RC2345

Crossley Alpha

91921

Brush

B35R

46

RC2346

Daimler COG5

8101

Brush

B35R

47

RC2347

Leyland TS6c

5233

Brush

B35R

Withdrawn 1939 (47), 1940 (46), 1941 (45).

1936

48-53

RC4248-4253

Daimler COG5

9721-26

Brush

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1949 (48, 50), 1950 (52), 1951 (49, 51), 1952 (53).

1938

54-63

RC6554-6563

Daimler COG5

10566-75

Brush

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1952 (55, 61), 1953 (56-59, 63), 1957 (54, 62), 1958 (60).

1939

64-73

RC7564-7573

Daimler COG5

10923-32

Brush

H28/26R

Withdrawn 1957 (65-67, 69-72), 1958 (68), 1960 (64, 73).

1942

1-2

RC8311-8312

Guy Arab I

FD25629/28

Massey

H30/26R

74

RC8274

Bristol K5G

57076

Strachan

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (1-2, 74).

1943

3-5

RC8323-8325

Guy Arab I

FD25702-04

Park Royal

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1961 (3-5).

1944

6-7

RC8426-8427

Daimler CWA6

11654-55

Brush

L27/28R

8-9

RC8438-8439

Daimler CWA6

11569-70

Duple

H30/26R

10-11

RC8460-8461

Daimler CWA6

11703/53

Northern Counties

H30/26R

12-13

RC8462-8463

Guy Arab II

FD26650-51

Strachan

H30/26R

14-15

RC8484-8485

Guy Arab II

FD26829/31

Strachan

H30/26R

Nos. 6-7 fitted with 1938 Brush H28/26R bodies from Nos. 63, 57 respectively in 1953.
Withdrawn 1961 (6-7, 12-13), 1962 (8-11, 14-15).

1945

16

RC8616

Daimler CWD6

12271

Brush

H30/26R

17-18

RC8617-8618

Daimler CWA6

12272-73

Brush

H30/26R

19-20

RC8719-8720

Daimler CWA6D

12422/31

Brush

H30/26R

21

RC8721

Daimler CWA6D

12345

Duple

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1962 (17-18, 20-21), 1963 (16, 19).

1947

22-27

ACH622-627

Daimler CVD6

13532-37

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1963 (24), 1968 (23, 25-26), 1969 (22, 27).

1948

28-31

ACH628-631

Daimler CVD6

13538-41

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (28-30), 1969 (31).

1949

32-41

BCH132-141

Daimler CVD6

15135-44

Brush

H30/26R

47*

EVC244

Daimler COG5/40

8558

Park Royal

B38F

75-79

BCH575-579

Daimler CVD6

16665-69

Brush

H30/26R

*No. 47 ex-Coventry Corporation (No. 244, new 1940). This vehicle was used for driver training and never used in public service, although it was given a fleet number.
Withdrawn 1963 (34, 37), 1968 (38-39, 41, 75-77, 79), 1969 (32-33, 35-36), 1970 (40, 78), 1973 (47).

1950

80-84

BCH580-584

Daimler CVD6

16670-74

Brush

H30/26R

85-94

BCH885-894

Daimler CVD6

16675-84

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1967 (84-85, 88-89), 1969 (81-82, 86, 90-93), 1970 (80, 83, 87, 94).

1952

95-104

CRC895-904

Daimler CVD6

17671-80

Willowbrook

H30/26R

105-109

CRC905-909

Foden PVD6

32232/34/
36/38/40

Brush

H30/26R

110-114

CRC910-914

Crossley DD42/8A

95308-09/
97-99

Brush

H30/26R

Withdrawn 1968 (108-109), 1969 (105-107, 112, 114), 1970 (95-104, 110-111, 113).

1957

115-124

KRC115-124

Daimler CVG6

19249-58

Park Royal

H32/28R

Nos. 115-124 re-seated to H33/28R in 1959.
Withdrawn 1973 (115, 118-123), 1974 (116-117, 124).

1961

125-134

VRC125-134

Daimler CVG6

19787-96

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1972 (125), 1976 (126, 129-132, 134), 1977 (133), 1978 (127-128).

1962

135-144

YRC135-144

Daimler CVG6

19898-907

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1974 (139-141, 144), 1976 (136), 1978 (137), 1979 (135, 142), 1980 (138, 143).

1963

145-154

145-154CCH

Daimler CVG6

19934-43

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1976 (148), 1978 (145-147, 149-154).

1964

155-164

BCH155-64B

Daimler CVG6

20073-82

Roe

H37/28R

Withdrawn 1976 (155, 157, 161-164), 1978 (156, 158), 1979 (159-160).

1966

165-171

HRC165-71C

Daimler CVG6

20146-52

Roe

H37/28R

172-174

HRC172-74C

Daimler CRG6LX

61032-34

Roe

H44/34F

175-184

KRC175-84D

Daimler CRG6LX

61502-11

Roe

H44/34F

185-189

KRC185-89D

Daimler CVG6

20177-81

Roe

H37/28R

Nos. 165-174 delivered with registration numbers FRC165-174C, but re-registered as shown before entry into service.
No. 174 re-seated to H44/31F in 1973.
Withdrawn 1977 (165, 167-169), 1978 (166, 170-171, 185, 189), 1979 (175, 178, 187), 1980 (179, 181-184, 186, 188), 1981 (177, 180), 1982 (174), 1983 (173), 1984 (172, 176).

1967

49-52

DCP849-852

Daimler CVG6

18581-84

MCCW

H33/26R

190-204

NCH190-204E

Daimler CRG6LX

62275-89

Roe

H44/34F

Nos. 49-52 ex-Halifax JOC (Nos. 296-299, new 1954)
Withdrawn 1969 (49-52), 1980 (191-192, 198), 1981 (193-194, 200, 202-203), 1982 (190, 196, 199, 201, 204), 1984 (195, 197).


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