The LONDON TRANSPORT D class

This page created 23rd December 1999, updated 24th August 2005, by Ian Smith

Bus histories

These histories are incomplete. They are being assembled as I gather information from a variety of sources (that don't always agree with each other).

D182-D281, Park Royal highbridge


D 182  HGF 859  4/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1950 A  used on 164A
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band 
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #491
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 183  HGF 860  4/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #492
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 184  HGF 861  4/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #493
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 185  HGF 862  4/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #494
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 186  HGF 863  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                7/53 A  w/d from service
               10/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #524
                        rebodied by Harkness
                6/64    still in service with Belfast
                1970    w/d from service

D 187  HGF 864  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #495
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 188  HGF 865  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #496
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 189  HGF 866  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #497
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 190  HGF 867  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #498
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 191  HGF 868  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #499
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 192  HGF 869  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                6/53 A  used on 262: Cheam & Cuddington
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #500
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 193  HGF 870  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #501
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 194  HGF 871  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               10/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #502
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 195  HGF 872  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                5/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               10/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #525
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 196  HGF 873  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                9/53    sold to North (Leeds) 
                9/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #503
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 197  HGF 874  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1950 A  used on 151
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               10/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #526
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 198  HGF 875  5/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 199  HGF 876  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                5/60    withdrawn from service

D 200  HGF 877  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               10/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by Belfast Corporation, #527
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 201  HGF 878  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  used on 156 		
               12/53 A  used on 151
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #540
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 202  HGF 879  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Southend Corporation, #269
                        rebodied with Massey lowbridge body

D 203  HGF 880  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                7/53 A  used on 262: Cheam & Cuddington
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon
       IC 2094  */55    in service (SWOC)

D 204  HGF 881  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 205  HGF 882  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                6/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
               10/53 A  used on 80A
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 206  HGF 883  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               11/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 207  HGF 884  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 208  HGF 885  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  used on 93, 156
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 209  HGF 886  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1950 A  used on 80A
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               11/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 210  HGF 887  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                        repainted: red, cream band		
                     A  used on 80A
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                4/54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                3/59    withdrawn from service

D 211  HGF 888  6/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1948 A  used on 93
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                */55    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                9/60    withdrawn from service

D 212  HGF 889  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                     A  used on 93
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               11/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 213  HGF 890  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1947 A  used on 151
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                2/54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                4/60    withdrawn from service

D 214  HGF 891  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                4/54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
               10/61    withdrawn from service

D 215  HGF 892  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1/48 A 
                1/48 CS to overhaul
                4/48    overhaul after damage repair:
                        repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  used on 151
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #541
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 216  HGF 893  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1946 A  used on 156
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1/51 A  used on private hire 
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 217  HGF 894  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #542
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 218  HGF 895  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 219  HGF 896  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
               12/53 A  used on 151 
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #543
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 220  HGF 897  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1946 A  used on 156
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/53 A  w/d from service
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds) 
                        bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                4/53    into service with Ledgards, Armley
                3/56    fitted with platform doors
                5/56    in service with Ledgards (Leeds-Rawdon)
                7/60    withdrawn from service

D 221  HGF 898  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                     A  used on 80
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                9/50 A  used on 115
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
               12/53 A  used on 151
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #544
                1956    rebodied by Harkness
                8/70    damaged in riot: withdrawn

D 222  HGF 899  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                7/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                1953 A  used on 151
               12/53 A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 223  HGF 900  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1/50 A  used on 164 to Morden Stn
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 224  HGF 901  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #545
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 225  HGF 902  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 226  HGF 903  7/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                7/49 A  used on 164
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h: repainted red with cream band
                1/54 A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #546
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 227  HGF 904  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                5/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                7/60    withdrawn from service

D 228  HGF 905  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                1/53 A  used on 164
                     A  w/d from service
                2/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Southend Corporation, #275
                        rebodied with Massey lowbridge body

D 229  HGF 906  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 230  HGF 907  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
               11/52    at Chiswick Works, fresh from overhaul, repainted: red, cream band (last)
               11/53 A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                */55    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                8/60    withdrawn from service

D 231  HGF 908  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                7/49 A  used on 156
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                */54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                6/61    withdrawn from service 
                1961    sold to Coppock (Sale)
                1961    sold to Shave (Manchester) for scrap

D 232  HGF 909  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 233  HGF 910  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                5/50 A  used on 93
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  used on 157
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                4/54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
               12/61    withdrawn from service

D 234  HGF 911  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                8/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                */57    on Otley-Leeds service
                5/58    in service, Otley
                2/62    w/d from Ledgard service
                1962    sold for scrap

D 235  HGF 912  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 236  HGF 913  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                4/53    into service with Ledgards, Otley
                9/59    in service, Otley
                4/61    withdrawn from service

D 237  HGF 914  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                7/49 A  used on 164A
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                */54    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
               10/60    withdrawn from service

D 238  HGF 915  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                */50 A  used on 93 (Sutton)
                     A  w/d from service
                5/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Harper Bros (Cannock)

D 239  HGF 916  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/50 A  used on 156
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                7/61    withdrawn from service

D 240  HGF 917  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                8/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds) 
                        bought by Bee-Line (West Hartlepool)
                7/53    in service with Beeline

D 241  HGF 918  8/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                1953    bought by Southend Corporation, #266
                        rebodied with Massey lowbridge body

D 242  HGF 919  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds) 
                        bought by Trimdon Motor Services (Co. Durham)

D 243  HGF 920  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 244  HGF 921  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 245  HGF 922  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 246  HGF 923  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Southend Corporation, #267
                        rebodied with Massey lowbridge body

D 247  HGF 924  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1951 A  used on 80A
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 248  HGF 925  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
                9/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 249  HGF 926  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  used on 93
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 250  HGF 927  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                        repainted: red, cream band
                     A  used on 164
                1952    o/h: repainted red with cream band
                1/54 A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #547
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 251  HGF 928  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 252  HGF 929  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 253  HGF 930  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)

D 254  HGF 931  9/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #548
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 255  HGF 932 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 256  HGF 933 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 257  HGF 934 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                9/52 AL used on 157, on loan from A, still cream uppers	
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 258  HGF 935 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 259  HGF 936 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1947 A  used on 156
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1952    o/h, repainted red with cream band
                     A  w/d from service
                1/54    sold to North (Leeds)
                3/54    bought by Belfast Corporation, #549
                        rebodied by Harkness

D 260  HGF 937 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1948 A  used on 80
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Bee-Line (West Hartlepool)
                7/53    in service with Beeline

D 261  HGF 938 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1949 A  used on 5A
                     A  w/d from service
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Comfort Service (Barleston)
                1960    w/d, sold

D 262  HGF 939 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 263  HGF 940 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
               10/57    withdrawn from service

D 264  HGF 941 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               11/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 265  HGF 942 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  used on 93
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 266  HGF 943 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 267  HGF 944 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 268  HGF 945 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                5/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by William Stokes & Sons (Carstairs)

D 269  HGF 946 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
               12/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               12/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 270  HGF 947 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Trimdon Motor Services (C0. Durham)
               10/53    in service with TMS on Middlesbrough service
               11/54    w/d by TMS 

D 271  HGF 948 10/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               10/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
       JUB 649 11/53    swapped registration from another Ledgard CWA6

D 272  HGF 949 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/53 A  w/d from service, still red/cream
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds)
               11/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                1956    in service (Leeds-Ilkley), Ledgards
                7/61    withdrawn from service

D 273  HGF 950 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1948 A  used on 80
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                1951 A  used on 93, still red, cream uppers
                     A  w/d from service
               12/52    sold to North (Leeds)
                1/53    bought by South Western Omnibus Company: exported to Ceylon

D 274  HGF 951 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                5/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                        fitted with single front blind aperture
                1954    in service, Ledgards
                9/60    withdrawn from service

D 275  HGF 952 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds) 
                        bought by Southend Corporation, #265
                        rebodied with Massey lowbridge body

D 276  HGF 953 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/53 A  w/d from service, still red/cream
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                8/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                7/61    withdrawn from service 
                1961    sold to Coppock (Sale) 
                1961    sold to Shave (Manchester) for scrap

D 277  HGF 954 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/53 A  w/d from service, still red/cream
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                7/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                5/58    in service, Otley
                9/59    in service, Otley
                1/62    withdrawn 
                1962    sold for scrap

D 278  HGF 955 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        deeper upperdeck rainshields; painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                2/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Bee-Line (West Hartlepool)

D 279  HGF 956 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1948 A  used on 80
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/53 A  w/d from service, still red/cream
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                        bought by Bee-Line (West Hartlepool)
                        front dome modified
                5/56    bought by Leons, Doncaster
                1958    w/d

D 280  HGF 957 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        deeper upperdeck rainshields; painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                     A  used on 151
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                     A  w/d from service
                3/53    sold to North (Leeds)
                5/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                3/61    withdrawn from service

D 281  HGF 958 11/46    new to Chiswick: Park Royal highbridge 3/1D4:
                        painted red with 2 cream bands
               11/46 A  new for service
                1949    overhaul: repainted red with cream upper window surrounds
                2/53 A  w/d from service, still red/cream
                4/53    sold to North (Leeds) 
                8/53    bought by Executors of Samuel Ledgard (West Yorkshire)
                5/60    withdrawn from service

Bus Histories

D132-181 (relaxed Duple) D182-281 (Park Royal)

Bus Stop D index. Park Royal. Maidstones photo refs