DGT ARCHIVES - History of Prewar and War Single Deck Vehicles.

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Leyland LT5a - Clyde B30R ( 1934 )

1173 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co then resold (49) to Parramatta - Epping Bus Service regd m/o 005 - deregd 1/53 - shell of bus only remained until 3/61 then Scrapped

Albion Valiant - Syd Wood B34D ( 1935 )

1203 - sold 5/51 to McVicars Bus Service Lidcombe regd m/o 607 - deregd 5/57

1205 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 143 - Rebodied 11/54 as m/o 143 then deregd 10/66 then Scrapped

Leyland TS7 - Syd Wood B34D ( 1936 )

1207 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 087 then resold 10/51to Mapstone & Treuer Greenace - later West Bankstown Bus Service as m/o 087 - deregd 9/53 then Scrapped

1209 - sold 3/49 to Narwee Bus Co regd m/o 656 - Rebodied Syd Wood 10/11/50 to B43F then merged with run to Punchbowl Bus Co then resold 7/67 to Port Macquarie Bus Service reregd MO 4674, deregd 3/74 then resold to a private buyer then noted burnt out in (92) then Scrapped

1222 - sold 2/50 to Kuringai Bus Co regd m/o 874 - B33D then Scrapped 8/54

1224 - sold 2/50 to J.T.Ford Turramurra - Rebodied regd m/o 407 then resold to R.R.Deane as m/o 407 then deregd 3/65 then resold to I.C Contracting Association Gladesville

1225 - sold 5/51 Chassis & Body as D.G.T per way trailer regd TL.6366 then reregd TL.433 then Scrapped 59

Albion Valiant - Syd Wood B34D ( 1936 )

1211 - sold 5/51 to McVicars Bus Service Lidcombe regd m/o 156 then deregd 3/54

1214 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 394 - deregd then Scrapped 5/53 for spare parts

1215 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 100 then Scrapped 6/53

1216 - sold 11/49 to Parramatta Bus Co - Rebodied regd m/o 996 then deregd (55) then resold (55) to Punchbowl Bus Co reregd m/o 158 then deregd 2/68

1218 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 401 deregd 1/53 then Scrapped 6/53

1219 - sold 5/51 to McVicars Bus Service Lidcombe regd m/o 689 deregd 2/57 then Scrapped

Dennis Lancet - Syd Wood B34D ( 1936 )

1223 - sold 7/47 to Linsley Bros Wallsend regd mo 227 FL 5 - then remotored with AEC 7.7 diesel - back door filled in deregd (54) chassis sold - body to local football ground in Wallsend then destoyed by fire Scrapped

Albion Valkyrie - Syd Wood B34D ( 1936 )

1245 - sold 5/51 Transmission to Hill Wollongong - Body & Chassis as D.G.T per way Trailer regd TL.6365 then Scrapped by 1953

Dennis Lancet 11 - Syd Wood B34D ( 1937 )

1269 - sold 8/47 to Linsley Bros Wallsend for spare parts then Scrapped

Leyland TS7 - Waddington B34D ( 1937 )

1271 - sold 8/53 to A.Gillot St Ives Bus Service regd m/o 477 then resold to A.Price Fairy Meadow 4/69 then resold for shed 6/70

1273 - sold 1/53 to a Factory at Silverwater for shed

1275 - sold 2/52 to Kuringai Bus Co regd m/o 4114 then 1/70 to South Pacfic Electric Railway (SPER) for preservation - note kept by HCVA at Tempe Museum on behalf of SPER - on vintage plates 1275

1277 - sold 7/52 to Kuringai Bus Co regd m/o 874 then 2/68 to East Killara B/S as m/o 874 - deregd 3/69 then back to Kur -ring -ai Bus Co then Scrapped for parts 2/70

1279 - sold 12/52 to an Unknown Buyer

1388 - sold 12/52 to Narwee Bus Co Riverwood regd m/o 4142 - front & rear was remodelled by Punchbowl Bus Co 11/60 - using Comeng components - deregd 4/65 then Scrapped for parts

1389 - sold 12/52 to West Bankstown Bus Service regd m/o 4140 - then reregd m/o 087 - deregd 1/63 then noted (93) laying derelict at Schofields NSW - then retrieved from a yard at Schofields at an unknown date to A. Fletcher, Seaham for restoration.

Leyland TS7 - Syd Wood B34D ( 1937 )

1272 - sold 3/49 to Hunter Valley Coaches Maitland regd MO 3951

1276 - sold 2/50 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 380 - deregd & Scrapped (56)

AEC Regal - Syd Wood B34D ( 1937 )

1274 - sold 6/51 to Parramatta Bus Co - Rebodied 55 regd m/o 4019 then reregd m/o 095 - deregd 72

1278 - sold 5/51 to H.Saint Peakhurst - Rebodied - Orginal body to Wrecking yard Kanwal NSW 5/79 then Scrapped (81)

Albion Valkyrie - Waddington B34D ( 1937 )

1280 - sold 11/52 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 4068

1281 - sold 10/52 to Watts Bus Service Wollongong regd MO 463 then Rebuilt FB34D by Watt then reregd m/o 6098 then Scrapped 12/69

1282 - sold 1/52 to Lowes Bus Service Alexandria regd m/o 4073 deregd (56) then Scrapped

1283 - sold 1/52 to Caringbah Bus Service regd m/o 4052 - deregd 4/58 then resold 12/58 to Como Bus Service (Not Used) then resold 5/60 to Chullora Spares Greenacre for resale then engine removed & dismantled (61) body burnt 8/61 - Scrapped

1284 - sold 1/52 to Lowes Bus Service Alexandria regd m/o 4075 then 12/56 resold to Parramatta - Eastwood Bus Service as m/o 4075 - deregd 1/58 then resold to Clements Bus Service Nambucca Heads NSW

1285 - sold 11/52 to Punchbowl Bus Co - Rebuilt regd m/o 222 - deregd (63) then resold to Douglas Park NSW for stationary caravan

1287 - sold 2/52 to McVicars Bus Service Lidcombe for spare parts then Scrapped

1289 - sold 11/52 to Wagg Lindfield regd m/o 632 - deregd 2/59 then Scrapped

1291 - sold 11/52 to Punchbowl bus Co regd m/o 4143 deregd 1/55 then Scrapped 2/55

1293 - sold 11/52 to Wagg Lindfield regd m/o 4176 then Scrapped 3/60

1390 - sold 11/52 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 4167

1391 - sold 11/52 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 4138 then resold as caravan - noted as stationary caravan at Leppington 69

1392 - sold 8/51 to J.Bowden Waverley regd m/o 4053 - then resold to Kogarah Bus Service reregd m/o 4055 - deregd (56) then resold to a private buyer

1393 - sold 5/51 to J.Hill Wollongong regd MO 526 - then resold 5/53 to Balgownie Bus Service as MO 526 FL 28 - deregd (55) then Scrapped

1394 - sold 11/52 to Punchbowl Bus Service regd m/o 4171

1395 - sold 9/51 to Lowes Bus service Alexandria regd m/o 4060 - then resold (57) to Matheson Girraween reregd m/o 475

1396 - sold 9/51 to Lowes Bus Service Alexandria regd m/o 108 then Scrapped (55)

1397 - sold 9/51 to Lowes Bus Service Alexandria for spare parts then Scrapped

AEC Regal - Waddington B34D ( 1937 )

1383 - sold 1/53 to Parramatta Bus Co regd m/o 4154

1384 - sold 1/53 to D.Matheson Girraween Bus Service for spare parts then Scrapped

1385 - sold 12/52 to Red Top Transport Lakemba regd m/o 4145 - deregd 4/57 - body Scrapped Chassis Rebodied reregd m/o 386

1386 - sold 11/52 to Stone Bros Auburn regd m/o 4121 deregd (69)

1387 - sold 11/52 to an Unknown buyer

Leyland RTS8 - Waddington B34D ( 1937 )

1398 - sold 10/52 to Rowles Gosford - Avoca regd ACG.300

Albion Valkyrie - Syd Wood B34D ( 1937 )

1400 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co - Rebodied 

1401 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co regd m/o 986 - then resold (52) to a private buyer at Moorebank (Body Only)

AEC Regal - Syd Wood B34D ( 1937 )

1435 - sold 2/50 to McVicars Bus Service Lidcombe for spare parts then Scrapped

1436 - sold 2/50 to Agnews Bus Service Wollongong regd MO 3973

1441 - sold 6/51 to H.Saint Peakhurst - Rebodied

1442 - sold 6/51 to Livestock Transport regd ELE.618 FL 3 - then resold 11/51 to Parramatta Bus co reregd m/o 4012 then m/o 4151 - deregd 12/61

1445 - sold 5/51 to A.C.T per way trailer regd TL.6367 then Scrapped 59

Leyland RTS8 - Syd Wood B34D ( 1938 )

1449 - sold 2/50 to B.Ford Thirroul regd MO 210

1453 - sold 12/52 to an Unknown buyer

Leyland RTS8 - Olding & Sons B34D ( 1938 )

1450 - sold 12/52 to Mapstone & Treuer Greenacre - later West Bankstown Bus Service regd m/o 4140 - deregd 6.63 then resold to The Peoples Church Condell Park reregd DMZ.670

1455 - sold 7/52 to Kuringai Bus Co Turramurra regd m/o 138 - resold 6/71 to Flemington Bus Sales for resale then resold (71) to a private buyer at Lightning Ridge NSW for caravan

1459 - sold 2/52 to an Unknown buyer

AEC Regal - Waddington B34D ( 1938 )

1454 - sold 2/53 to an Unknown buyer

1460 - sold 11/52 to Stone Bros Auburn regd m/o 4122 - deregd 12/66 then Scrapped 5/67

1463 - sold 12/52 to Red Top Transport Lakemba regd m/o 4141 - Rebodied then resold to Riverstone Bus Service reregd m/o 254 then reregd m/o 5316 then resold to Mt Druitt Church of Christ reregd AQU.428

1466 - sold 3/52 to an Unknown buyer

1470 - sold 1/53 to Parramatta Bus Co - Rebodied regd m/o 4153 then reregd m/o 180 - then resold 1/63 to Bosnjak Parramatta as m/o 180 - deregd 8/72 then resold back to P.T.C. for use as a storage shed at Smithfield Bus & Coach Works then Scrapped afterwards.

1474 - sold 1/53 to Matheson Girraween Bus Service regd m/o 4149 then reregd m/o 242 then resold 6/60 to Roger - Patterson NSW as m/o 242 then resold 5/66 to Riverstone Bus Service as m/o 242 then resold 9/66 to J.Brown Bundeena as m/o 242 then resold 8/67 to Oliveri Bros Green Valley as m/o 242 then reregd m/o 5394 then finally deregd (70)

1477 - sold 1/53 to Stone Bros Auburn regd m/o 4155 - then resold to Schofields NSW then resold 6/93 to D.Wilson Gladesville (now awaiting restoration at Tempe Museum)

1480 - sold 10/52 to Stone Bros Auburn - Rebuilt regd m/o 4116 - deregd 1/74

Leyland RTS8 - Waddington B34D ( 1938 )

1483 - sold 10/51 to Mayman Woronora River as shed then Scrapped 67

1486 - sold 9/52 to Narwee Bus Co regd m/o 4109 then resold 12/58 to Punchbowl Bus Co as m/o 4109 then resold 12/65 to Hadfields Engadine as m/o 4109 then resold 5/68 to Gloucester Town Bus Service reregd MO 4291 FL 11

1489 - sold 6/53 to Ruttys Figtree regd MO 890 - Reregd -/55 m/o 6136 due to Wollongong becoming part of the Metrpolitan transport district - deregd 6/57 (plate transferred to Leyland UPSU/1 2520) then stripped until (62) then Scrapped (64)

Dennis Lancet 11 - Waddington B34D ( 1938 )

1492 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co then resold to Benjamin Bankstown regd m/o 997 ( 49 ) then reregd m/o ? then resold to West Bankstown Bus Service - then resold 1/81 to a private buyer at Warren NSW then resold 8/83 to D.Wilson for preservation donated to The Sydney Bus Musuem in 1988 - now HCVA 1492

1496 - sold 3/52 to Parramatta - Epping Bus Service regd m/o 4067 then resold 5/55 to West Bankstown Bus Service as m/o 4067 then resold 9/57 to Stone Bros Auburn as m/o 4067 - deregd 12/63 then Scrapped for parts (64)

1499 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co then resold to A.Gillott St Ives Bus Service for parts then - part of body used in rebuild of lowbridge chassis of ex 1475 then Scrapped

1503 - sold 3/49 to Punchbowl Bus Co then resold 7/49 to St Ives Bus Service (Rebuilt) regd m/o 478 then back to Punchbowl Bus Co reregd m/o 477 - deregd 10/53

Ford Austerity FCB194 - Properts UFB26D ( 1943-1945 ) - Petrol Engine

1700 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1701 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5735

1702 - 1/48 to N.S.W.G.R for works trailer at Werris Creek NSW TR 5957

1703 - 1/48 to N.S.W.G.R for works trailer at Werris Creek NSW

1704 - 5/47 to Shop Commitee room then as shed after 9/49 behind Leichardt Workshops then Scrapped 7/70

1705 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1706 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer

1707 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer

1708 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 6155

1709 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5734

1710 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5953

1711 - 1950 as staff shelter Ultimo car shed 5/6/51 Auctioned - resold to H.Diprose for caravan Mulgar Rd Liverpool - resold 3/52 to H. Diprose

1712 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5965 then sold

1713 - 4/48 to Accounts Branch for mobile auditing office and revenue room then stored at Chullora Workshops from 1965 to 1984 then to Hunter Transport Musuem Newcastle ( B.Blacklock ) 10/84 then split in half - noted 4/98 at Canterbury Bus Lines Blakehurst - then under repair at Bateau Bay NSW

1714 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer

1715 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1716 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5733

1717 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1718 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1719 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer

1720 - 8/50 as passenger waiting shelter at the corner of Kingsgrove & Omnibus Rds until 1952 then sold 7/11/52 to J.Duggan then noted in 1978 as farm shed at West Hoxton

1721 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1722 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1723 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1724 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1725 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown then resold to Lowes Bus Service Alexandria regd m/o 468 then resold 9/51 to J.G.Lewry of Bass Hill Bus Service as m/o 468 - deregd 12/59 then resold (61) for fruit stall at Bonnyrigg then noted as roadside vegetable stall in Liverpool in late sixties

1726 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1727 - sold 18/3/48 to Australian Paper Manufacturers Botany for staff transport until about 1960 - then scrapped (60)

1728 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then resold to A.O'Hara Campsie - Nth Belmore Bus Service regd m/o 562 - deregd 2/52 then Scrapped - was converted to B30

1729 - sold 16/7/48 to The Deaf Dumb & Blind Institute Sydney

1730 - sold 18/3/48 To Australian Paper Manufacturers Botany for staff transport until about 1960 then Scrapped (60)

1731 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1732 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1733 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1734 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1735 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer

1736 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5952

1737 - 1/48 to N.S.W.G.R for works trailer at Werris Creek NSW

1738 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1739 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1740 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1741 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1742 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1743 - 1/48 to Tramways Chief Civil Engineer for works trailer TR 5732

1744 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1753 - sold 18/3/48 to Australian Paper Manufacturers Botany for staff transport until about 1960 then Scrapped (60)

1754 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1755 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then resold to Moore Parramatta - Epping Bus Service regd m/o 540 then resold 10/52 to J.C.Hatcher - Liverpool Bus Co as m/o 540 - deregd 6/55 & Scrapped

1756 - sold 26/2/48 to Fairbridge Farm School Molong NSW regd XD.250 then resold 1964 to H.Green Molong for shed then 1/7/90 Retrieved by HCVA Tempe then fully restored now HCVA - 1756

1757 - sold 19/5/48 to H.Mowatt Port Lincoln S.A

1758 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1759 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1760 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1761 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1762 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

Ford Austerity FCB194 - D.G.T UFB26D ( 1944/45 ) - Petrol Engine

1747 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1748 - Leichardt Workshops as shed then Auctioned by H.Diprose then resold 5/6/51 to Mulgoa Rd Liverpool for caravan

1749 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1750 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1751 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

1752 - sold 7/7/48 to F.Strange Auctioned then unknown

Ford 51800 - Articulated - Trailer Bus D.G.T UB48 ( 1944 ) - Petrol Engine

1745 - sold 7/49 to Trailer Tours Ermington regd m/o 152 - then resold 8/61 to B & H Transport Campbelltown as m/o 152 - deregd 10/64 & Scrapped

1746 - sold 7/49 to Trailer Tours Ermington regd m/o 917 - then resold 3/66 to John Holland Constructions Jindabyne regd? - deregd 5/76 - employee transport & fitted with Dodge Prime Mover

Note: Four unidentified Austerity buses operated with Lowes Bus Service as m/o 108, m/o 166, m/o 530 and m/o 570. Of these:-
either 108 or 530 became m/o 4181 at Eastwood Bus Service, withdrawn in 1958,
166 passed on to J.H. Moore of Liverpool and then J. Hatcher, Fairfield, scrapped 1955
570 passed on to J.G. Lewry of Bass Hill Bus Service where it was rebodied as m/o 570.
An unidentified unit operated with Royle Bros (later Forest Coachlines) as m/o 210.
thought to be one of the 1747-1752 group, most likely either 1747 or 1751.
They also had another one m/o 858 built by Properts with modifications by an unknown bodybuilder.

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