The LONDON TRANSPORT Leyland CR

This page created 3rd April 2000, updated 3rd March 2015 using Notepad, by Ian Smith.

Bus histories

These histories are not complete. They are being compiled as I glean information from a variety of sources (not all of which agree).

CR 1  ELP 294 12/37    new, painted green/green/green
               1/38    demonstrated in Central London
               1/38 SA into service (St Albans)
               1/39 SA into store
               3/39 WR transfer (Windsor)(paired with C76)
               */39 WR used on 442 to Slough Stn, green/green
               1940 WR 
           by 12/42    withdrawn into wartime store
                    AK restored to service (Streatham)
               2/49    scrapped

CR 2 FXT 108 9/39 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 9/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) */39 K used on 216 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1/53 w/d from stock CR 3 FXT 109 9/39 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 9/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 9/51 w/d from stock CR 4 FXT 110 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 9/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1949 used on 25B
repainted green/white 8/52 EP used on 393 (Epping) 1953 TG used on 387 (Tring) 5/55 w/d from stock CR 5 FXT 111 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 9/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1947 AL used on 88, red/white/brown (Merton) 7/51 w/d from stock CR 6 FXT 112 9/39 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 10/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 restored to service 4/49 AL used on 88, red/white/brown (Merton) 5/49 withdrawn 7/55 sold to North (Leeds) CR 7 FXT 113 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 10/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1952 RG in store (Reigate) 1/52 w/d from stock CR 8 FXT 114 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 10/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1/52 w/d from stock CR 9 FXT 115 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 10/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1948 AR used on 73 to Kings Cross, red/white/black/brown (Tottenham) 3/53 sold to North (Leeds) CR 10 FXT 116 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 K by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 AL restored to service (Merton) 4/49 repainted green/white, transfer to Country Area 3/52 EP used on 393 to Gt Parndon, Harlow, green/white (Epping) 1953 w/d from service, into store 7/55 w/d from stock CR 11 FXT 117 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 E (Enfield) by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated for service 1949 RD at Hornchurch, red/white/black/brown 10/51 dismantled by LT CR 12 FXT 118 1939 new, painted green/white/brown 11/39 WR into service on 442, 462 (and 461) (Windsor) 1940 WR by 12/42 WR withdrawn into wartime store 1946 reinstated 8/48 repainted red 11/51 w/d from stock CR 13 FXT 119 1939 new, painted green/white/brown 11/39 WR into service on 442, 462 (and 461) by 12/42 WR withdrawn into war storage 1946 reinstated 10/53 LH used on 481, green/white 12/53 withdrawn CR 14 FXT 120 1939 new, painted green/white/brown 11/39 WR into service on 442, 462 (and 461) by 12/42 WR withdrawn into war storage 1946 reinstated 1947 overhaul: body exchange with CR6: painted red/white/brown/black 1948 CS Chiswick trainer: red/white/black/brown 1949 repainted green/white EG transfer 1953 EG used on 494, green/white 5/53 GF used on 448A: Guildford & Pewley Way 11/53 withdrawn 3/54 transfer to LT Museum for preservation 9/56 RG stored in Reigate garage 2/60 CA moved to British Transport Commission Museum, Clapham 1967 sold for private preservation 5/71 on Brighton HCVS run, red/white/grey 1972 at Brighton, HCVS, preserved 1993 privately preserved 2008 preserved, T.Nicholson CR 15 FXT 121 1939 new, painted green/white/brown 11/39 WR into service on 442, 462 (and 461) by 12/42 WR withdrawn into war storage 6/46 AK restored to service: used on reliefs (Streatham) 10/48 repaint: red/white/black/brown 10/48 CF transfer (Chalk Farm) 1949 CF used on 74 4/53 w/d from stock CR 16 FXT 122 10/39 new, painted green/white/brown 11/39 WR into service on 442, 462 (and 461)(Windsor) by 12/42 WR into war storage 6/46 AK restored to service: used on 133 in green/white (Streatham) 1946 AL transfer (Merton) 1946 AL used on 88 (Merton) 1947 K used on 213, green/white (Kingston) 7/51 w/d from stock sold to Vass, Ampthill exported to Cyprus: operated by Lefkaritis, Larnaca 10/72 derelict in yard of Lefkaritis, Larnaca, Cyprus bought by Mr Lemon: repatriated for preservation not sold at auction: bought afterwards for preservation bought by Malcolm Skevington rebuilt 2005 repainted green/white 4/07 at Cobham Open Day: Chobham 8/12 on loan to The London Bus Museum, Brooklands CR 17 FXT 123 1939 new, painted green/white/brown 11/39 WR into service on 442, 462 (and 461)(Windsor) by 12/42 WR into war storage 1946 AK restored to service: used on 133 in green/white: scruffy (Streatham) 5/52 RG in store (Reigate) 6/52 TG transfer (Tring) 6/52 TG used on 387 1953 TG used on 387 to Aldbury TG used on 352 to Dunstable 12/53 w/d from stock CR 18 FXT 124 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service (Hounslow) 1940 AV */40 placed in store, Bull Yard 10/40 destroyed by bombing, Bull Yard Peckham CR 19 FXT 125 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 K into service on 206, 216 (Kingston) 1940 AV (Hounslow) by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 1946 AL used on 88 Reliefs (Merton) 1949 repainted green/white 7/51 w/d from stock CR 20 FXT 126 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 5/52 w/d from stock CR 21 FXT 127 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 7/51 w/d from stock CR 22 FXT 128 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 1951 RG in store (Reigate) 11/51 w/d from stock CR 23 FXT 129 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 5/52 w/d from stock CR 24 FXT 130 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 5/52 w/d from stock CR 25 FXT 131 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 1/52 w/d from stock CR 26 FXT 132 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 withdrawn into wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 1952 RG in store (Reigate) 5/52 sold to Vass (Ampthill) 1953 at Ampthill CR 27 FXT 133 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 AV into service on 237 (Hounslow) 1940 AV by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 10/48 A on 213 to Belmont, New Malden, red/white/brown/black (Sutton) 1949 W on 16, red / white (Cricklewood) 3/53 sold to North (Leeds), scrapped CR 28 FXT 134 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 1946 used on 73 9/49 loaned to CAV Limited, Acton 1950 at CAV Limited, Acton, on loan, red/white/black/brown 11/51 scrapped by LT CR 29 FXT 135 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 1946 Q used on 59A (Camberwell) 1951 RG in store (Reigate) 11/51 w/d from stock CR 30 FXT 136 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service RD used on 238 (Hornchurch) 1951 RG in store, Reigate 3/52 w/d from stock CR 31 FXT 137 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 11/51 w/d from stock CR 32 FXT 138 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX 3/42 overhaul by 12/42 into war storage 6/46 F restored to service (Putney Bridge) 1/47 CF transfer: used on reliefs (Chalk Farm) 4/48 CF used on 68 to West Norwood 5/49 CF withdrawn from service 3/55 w/d from stock CR 33 FXT 139 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 12/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 4/53 w/d from stock CR 34 FXT 140 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 12/39 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 1949 F on 14 to Putney Bridge, red/white/black/brown (Putney) 5/52 RG in store (Reigate) 12/54 w/d from stock used as tea hut by Nuttall (Colnbrook) CR 35 FXT 141 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 11/39 E into service on 205, 205A (Enfield) 1940 E by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 1/53 w/d from stock CR 36 FXT 142 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 1946 into service 6/48 F used on 406F Derby Day special, red/white/brown/black (Putney Bridge) 11/48 used on 156, red/white/brown/black 9/51 w/d from stock sold to Vass (Ampthill) exported to Cyprus: operated by Lefkaritis, Larnaca 10/72 derelict in yard of Lefkaritis, Larnaca, Cyprus */79 bought by Daniel D.Smith Buses, Purley: repatriated for possible preservation */80 bought by Gordon Lamming, Coulsdon bought by Malcolm Skevington: "basically a chassis" parts used in restoration of CR16 CR 37 FXT 143 1939 new: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 1/40 UX into service (Uxbridge) by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 11/51 scrapped CR 38 FXT 144 1939 new: into store 1946 into service 1949 AL (Merton) 1949 A on loan from AL 11/51 w/d from stock CR 39 FXT 145 1939 new into store: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 6/40 UX into service (Uxbridge) 1940 UX by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 7/51 w/d from stock CR 40 FXT 146 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 into service 4/53 w/d from stock CR 41 FXT 147 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 into service used on 68, red/white/black/brown 4/53 w/d from stock CR 42 FXT 148 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 into service 1949 used on 25B to Victoria, red/white/black/brown used on 14 4/53 w/d from stock CR 43 FXT 149 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 8/52 EP unlicensed at Epping LT, red/white/brown EP used on 381 5/53 repainted green/white 10/53 LH on 481: Epsom Stn & Epsom 12/53 withdrawn CR 44 FXT 150 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 into service 9/51 w/d from stock CR 45 FXT 151 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 into service 1/52 w/d from stock CR 46 FXT 152 1939 new: into store wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 4/53 w/d from stock CR 47 FXT 153 2/40 new, into store: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 5/40 UX into service (Uxbridge) by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 1948 F Olympic Games transport, at Putney Bridge, red/white/black/brown 1948 A on 213 to Belmont, red/white/black/brown (Sutton) 1949 A on 93, on loan from AL 9/51 sold to Vass (Ampthill) CR 48 FXT 154 1/40 new into store wartime storage 1946 reinstated for service 4/53 w/d from stock CR 49 FXT 155 1/40 new into store: painted red/white/black/grey/war trim 1/40 HD into service (Harrow Weald) by 12/42 into war storage 1946 reinstated for service 11/51 w/d from stock

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