GS67

GS: The Guy Special

Prepared by Ian Smith

photo of GS1

Bus histories
updated 6th February 2015

These histories are incomplete. They have been compiled from a variety of sources. Any corrections, additional information or news gratefully welcomed.

Especially useful have been:

GS1 in preservation, rallied at Victoria Dock on 10 September 1995.
Photo, used with permission, by Matt Wharmby, The London Bus Page.
Click on image for a larger version.


GS 1  MXX 301 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44208, ECW B26F body #6347, LT body number 8166
              10/53 CM (Chelsham) new, trainer, then into service on 453, 464, 465, 485
               1954 CM in use on 465
               7/55 CM
               4/56 CM to Aldenham overhaul
               4/56 CM from o/h
               57-8 CM (Chelsham
               7/59 CM to Aldenham overhaul
               9/59 CM from overhaul, unlicensed
              10/59 CM relicensed
              11/60 CM into store
              12/60 CM ..and out
               1961 CM
               7/62 CM
              10/62 RG transfer into store 
               3/63    sold to Tillingbourne Valley, #1, used on 448
                       repainted in maroon with grey lining
               64-8    Tillingbourne Valley
               2/69    preservation status 
               8/71    withdrawn
               8/71    bought for preservation by G.Trice, Chilworth
               7/74    preserved by G.Trice, Chilworth
                       bought by Harveson, Rusper, West Sussex
               9/83    bought by Model Road & Rail, Worcester Park (Surrey)
               1991    restoration to 1959 condition
               9/95    at Victoria Dock Rally
              10/97    at Showbus 97
               1998    at  East Grinstead Running Day (494), Cobham Open Day, Showbus98
               1999    Dunton Green Running Day (471), Cobham Open Day, Showbus99
               2000    active at Chart Running Day (464), East Grinstead Running Day (465,494) 
               9/00    active on Hertford Running Day
               4/01    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               6/01    active on Hertford Running Day (384)
               6/01    active at RF50
               9/01    active on Dorking Running Day (449)
               4/02    at Cobham Open Day
               4/02    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               6/02    active on Hertford Running Day (308,308A,388)
               9/02    active on Dorking Running Day (425,448)
               4/03    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428,494)
               6/03    active on Hitchin & Hertford Running Day (333 +)
               9/03    active on Westerham & Oxted Running Day (464,465,485)
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day (316,397)
               4/04    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428,434)
               6/04    active on Hertford Running Day (329,329A)
               7/04    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)
               8/04    active on Dorking Running Day (425,448,449)
              10/04    active on Northfleet Running Day (450)
               3/05    active on Swanley Running Day (478,479,452)
               4/05    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471, 479)   
GS1 at Showbus 99 GS1 at Knockholt Pound, March 99
GS1 at Showbus 99
GS1 at Knockholt Pound on a
private Running Day, March 1999.


GS 2  MXX 302 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44209, ECW B26F body #6348, LT body number 8167
              10/53 HN new to Hitchin, trainer, then service on 383
              11/53 HN used on 383
               1954 HN used on 383 (Hitchin - Weston)
               8/55 HG transfer (Hertford)
               3/56 HG to Aldenham overhaul
               3/56 HN from o/h
               1957 HN on 807 to Letchworth Stn
               57-8 HN (Hitchin): used on 383
               4/59 SV transfer (Stevenage): new garage
               5/59 SV to Aldenham overhaul
               7/59 SV from overhaul unlicensed
               8/59 SV relicensed
               60-1 SV
              10/62 GY into store  
               6/63    sold to Southern Motorways (B.S.Williams), Emsworth
              10/72    withdrawn
              10/72    bought for preservation, R.H.Hannay, Goosetrey, Cheshire
                       Preserved, S.M.Livery
               8/78    bought for preservation: Ballard,Bodkin & Mentern, Chadderton
               6/83    at Chester Rally in LT Green
               9/86    bought for preservation: Bromley, Stoke-on-Trent
              11/98    bought for renewed preservation, J.Huxford
               4/99    at Cobham Open Day (S.M. livery)
               2000    engine overhaul
               1/01    engine back in
               4/01    active on East Grinstead Running Day
               6/01    active on Hertford Running Day (384,807)
               6/01    active at RF50
               9/01    active on Dorking Running Day (433)
               4/02    at Cobham Open Day
               4/02    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               6/02    active on Hertford Running Day (384,388)
               9/02    active on Dorking Running Day (449)
               4/03    repainted in green L.T. livery
               4/03    active on East Grinstead Running Day (464,485,494)
               6/03    active on Hitchin & Hertford Running Day (329,329A,383,364,386,331)
               8/03    active on Dorking Running Day (416,422)
               9/03    active on Westerham & Oxted Running Day (464,465,485)
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day (348, 397)
               4/04    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428,434)
               6/04    active on Hertford Running Day (329,329A,388)
               8/04    active on Dorking Running Day (433)
              10/04    active on Northfleet Running Day (490)
               3/05    active on Swanley Running Day (452,478,479)
               4/05    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428, 494)
               6/05    active on Hertford Running Day (308A, 329)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471, 479)
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (439,449,422,416)  
               3/06    active on Horsham Running Day (852)
               4/06    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               7/06    active on Gravesend Running Day (451)
               9/06    active on Dorking Running Day (433, 412)
               9/06    active on Tenterden Running Day
               7/07    active on Sidcup & Swanley Running Day 
               6/08    active on Hertford Running Day (393, 329) 
              10/08    active on Cobham Green Day (432, 432A)
               4/09    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494) 
               5/09    active on Horsham Running Day (852) 
               6/09    active on Hertford Running Day (329) 
               9/09    active on Leatherhead Running Day (422) 
               4/11    active at East Grinstead Running Day (87)
               6/11    active at Hertford Running Day (333, 329)
               9/11    active at Oxted Running Day (464,465,485) 
               4/12    active at East Grinstead Running Day (428) 
               4/13    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494, 428) 

GS1/2 at Cobham Open Day GS1/2 at Cobham Open Day
GS1 and GS2 at Cobham Open Day, April 1999. Photos by Ian Smith. Click for larger pictures.

GS 3  MXX 303 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44619, ECW B26F body #6349, LT body number 8168
              10/53    posed for photos with 383 (Hitchin) blinds
              10/53 CM new, trainer, then into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
               54-5 CM
               2/56 RG transfer into store (Reigate)
               3/56    Aldenham overhaul
               3/56 CM from o/h
               57-8 CM
               7/59 CM delicensed, then to Aldenham overhaul
               9/59 CM from overhaul, unlicensed
              10/59 CM relicensed
               60-1 CM
               4/62 CM in use on 464, 465, 485
               7/62 CM
              10/62 RG transfer into store 
               3/63    bought by Tillingbourne Valley, Chilworth, #3
                       repainted maroon, white lining
               3/63    in service with Tillingbourne 
               6/71    sold to Purley Car Co., Warlingham, Surrey
               */72    bought by Carew Manor School, Wallington, Surrey
               3/75    cannibalised: (bits in GS 15), remains scrapped 

GS 4  MXX 304 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44620, ECW B26F body #6352, LT body number 8169
              10/53 HG new, trainer (Hertford)
              10/53 DG transfer, trainer (Dunton Green)
              12/53 MA transfer, trainer, then into service (Amersham)
               54-5 MA
               3/56 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               3/56 CM from o/h (Chelsham)
                    CM used on 464, 465, 485, 453
               1957 CM
               6/58 CM into store
               8/58 CM .. and out
              10/58 RG transfer into store
              11/58 CM transfer back: used on 464, 465, 485
               5/59 CM into store
               6/59 CM to Aldenham overhaul
               8/59 CM from overhaul, unlicensed
               9/59 CM relicensed
               60-1 CM
              10/62 RG transfer into store (Reigate)  
               3/63    bought by Tillingbourne Valley, Chilworth, #8
                       repainted maroon, white lining
               9/64    in service with Tillingbourne Valley
               */67    renumbered #2
               */71    withdrawn  
               7/74    sold to Lister, Bolton: for scrap

GS 5  MXX 305 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44621, ECW B26F body #6350, LT body number 8170
              10/53 LH new, trainer, then service on 481 (Leatherhead)
              11/53 LH used on 481: Epsom Stn & Epsom
               54-5 LH
               4/56    Aldenham overhaul
               4/56 HG from o/h (Hertford)
               1957 HG
               1/58 HG into store
               9/58 HN transfer (Hitchin)
               4/59 SV transfer (Stevenage): new garage
               8/59 SV into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
              10/59 SV from overhaul, unlicensed 
              11/59 SV relicensed
              11/60 HG transfer
               1961 HG used on 329
               1962 HG used on 380
              10/62 GY transfer into store
               9/63    bought by Hippersons Supplies (Dagenham): cream livery
               */68    bought by Grays Young Conservatives Group, Grays, Essex
                       bought by unknown buyer, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
               9/74    sold to Jamieson (breaker), (Dunscroft, South Yorkshire) for scrap
               9/74    scrapped

GS 6  MXX 306 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44624, ECW B26F body #6351, LT body number 8171
              10/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485
               1954 CM used on 485
               1955 CM
               5/56    Aldenham overhaul
               5/56 CM from o/h
               2/57 CM used on 464, 465, 485
               1958 CM
              10/59 CM into store, then Aldenham overhaul
              12/59 CM from overhaul, unlicensed
               1/60 CM relicensed
              10/61 CM used on 464, 465
               7/62 CM
              10/62 RG transfer into store
              11/62 DS transfer
               2/63 DS into store,
               2/63 WR ..change store, then trainer
               5/63 GR transfer, trainer
               6/63 GR into store  
               7/63    bought by Top Rank as motorway service station staff bus,
               */67    bought by St.John's College, Horsham
            by 5/73    converted to caravan: farm at Rusper
              11/74    for sale as caravan.
               1/76    caravan, Llangattock, South Wales
            by 3/08    presumed scrapped
GS6 at Rusper , May 1973 (Gary Dimmock)
GS6 on a farm in Rusper, May 1973. Photo by Gary Dimmock.

GS 7  MXX 307 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44704, ECW B26F body #6357, LT body number 8172
              11/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
               54-5 CM
               5/56    Aldenham overhaul
               5/56 CM from o/h
               57-8 CM 
              10/59 RG transfer into store (Reigate), then to Aldenham overhaul
               1/60 CM from overhaul
               1961 CM
               7/62 CM
               1962 CM used on 464, 465, 485
              10/62 NF into store (Northfleet)  
               6/63    bought by Southern Motorways, Emsworth
               5/72    withdrawn
              11/72    bought for preservation: R.H.Hannah, Goosetrey, Cheshire
               */75    bought by Chelford House School, Chelford, Lancs
               */87    cannibalised; (bits in GS 2)

GS 8  MXX 308 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44706, ECW B26F body #6353, LT body number 8173
              10/53 HN trainer, then into service (Hitchin)
               1954 HN
               1955 HN used on 383
               5/56    Aldenham overhaul
               5/56 CM from o/h (Chelsham)
               1957 CM used on 485
               2/57 CM used on 464
               6/57 CM used on 464
               1958 CM
               9/59 CM delicensed, then to Aldenham overhaul
              10/59 CM from overhaul, unlicensed
              12/59 CM relicensed
               60-1 CM
               4/62 CM used on 465
               7/62 CM
              10/62 NF transfer into store
               5/63    bought by Gravesend Old Peoples Welfare Centre
               7/68    sold to Tiptree Box Co, Tiptree, Essex
               */69    bought by Peake, Boxford, Suffolk: farm workers transport
               */75    sold to unknown dealer, Braintree, Essex
               1975    scrapped

GS 9  MXX 309 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44708, ECW B26F body #6355, LT body number 8174
              10/53 CM trainer, then into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
               54-5 CM
               5/56    Aldenham overhaul
               5/56 HG from o/h (Hertford)
               1957 HG used on 329, 386
               1958 HG
               4/59 HG into store
               4/59 RE change store (Romford)
               5/59 HG transfer (Hertford)
               9/59 SV transfer into store (Stevenage), then to Aldenham overhaul
              10/59 SV from overhaul, unlicensed
              12/59 SV relicensed
               1960 SV used on eg 807
              10/61 SA transfer for 382 (St.Albans)..
              10/61 MA ..transfer (Amersham)..
              10/61 GR transfer for 309, 361, 336A (Garston)
              11/61 HG transfer
              10/62 GY transfer into store (Grays)  
               6/63    bought by Southern Motorways, Emsworth
               9/63    transfer to Glider & Blue Motor Services (subsidary of BS Williams), Bishops Waltham
              12/72    withdrawn
              11/86    in very distressed condition, Bishops Waltham
                       scrapped

GS10  MXX 310 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44710, ECW B26F body #6360, LT body number 8175
              11/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
               1954 CM
               1955 CM used on 465
               6/56    Aldenham overhaul
               6/56 HG from o/h (Hertford)
               1957 HG in use on 386
               57-8 HG used on 333, 388, 329
               1/59 HG into store
               2/59 GY change store (Grays)
               4/60 GY to Aldenham overhaul
               5/60 HG from overhaul, then relicensed
               61-4 HG
               1/65 HG into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               3/65 RG from o/h into store, unlicensed 
               4/65 DG transfer, used on 471 (Dunton Green)
              12/66 GY transfer into store (Grays) 
               2/67 NF transfer (Northfleet) 
               7/67 NF delicensed, stored
              12/67 AM transfer, staff bus (Plumstead)
               1968 AM Aldenham staff bus
               4/69 AM into store..
               4/69 GY ..change store
              10/69 RG transfer, Aldenham staff bus (Reigate)
              12/69 RG transfer to Central Area stock: staff bus
               70-2 RG Chiswick & Aldenham staff bus
              10/73 RG withdrawn..
              10/73    ..to store at Aldenham
              10/73    bought by Mr B.Hutchinson.London SW9
                       GM records & Tapes, Wardour St. London W1
              11/78    used in ITV comedy: "Mind Your Language"
               3/89    for sale: in red LT-style livery with black wings. 
                       Preservation, Peters, Croydon
               3/99    bought by M.Clewers, Antwerp, Belgium
      LIJ186           used for wedding parties
              11/02    Luc Pauwels Projects, Sint Niklaas, Belgium

GS11  MXX 311 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44712, ECW B26F body #6358, LT body number 8176
              10/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
              12/54 DS transfer into store (Dorking)
               2/55 DS return to service
               2/56 RG transfer into store (Reigate)
               4/56    Aldenham overhaul
               4/56 CM from o/h
               1957 CM used on 464, 465, 485
               9/58 CM in use on 464
               8/59 CM into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
              10/59 CM from overhaul, unlicensed
              11/59 CM relicensed
               1960 CM
               1961 CM used on 485
               7/62 CM
              10/62 NF transfer into store (Northfleet)  
               6/63    bought by Southern Motorways, Emsworth
                       in service with Southern Motorways
               */71    withdrawn for spares
               4/72    sold to James (dealer), Botley: scrapped

GS12  MXX 312 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44714, ECW B26F body #6361, LT body number 8177
              11/53 HG into service (Hertford)
               1954 HG
               1955 HG used on 329/A
               1956 HG used on 333, 389
               6/56    Aldenham overhaul
               6/56 LH from o/h for 481 (Leatherhead)
               1957 LH
              12/58 LH into store
               1/59 CY transfer (Crawley) 
              12/59 CY to Aldenham overhaul
               1/60 CY from overhaul, unlicensed
               2/60 CY relicensed
               1960 CY used on 852
               1961 CY
               4/62 CY used on 852
              10/63 CY into store..
              10/63 DS ..change store (Dorking)
               4/64 LH transfer, trainer
               6/64 LH into store
               9/64 LH to Aldenham overhaul
              11/64 CY from o/h
               5/65 CY used on 852
              10/65 CY into store
               2/66 RG transfer, Aldenham staff bus (Reigate)
              10/69 RG into store
               1/70 RG transfer to London Country (in store)
               9/70 GR change store (Garston)
               4/71    bought by Winstones Limited of Harefield 
              12/73    withdrawn.
               2/74    bought by Amos and Smith of Leighton Buzzard (preservation)
                       bought by Hagartuy & Beesley, Wood Green, London N22 (preservation)
                       bought by R.Atkins & P.Solvey, Stamford Hill, London.N16 (preservation)
               2002    preserved by Melvin Mantell:
                       Pumphouse Steam & Transport museum, Walthamstow
               9/03    at Westerham Running Day - on display
GS12 at pumphouse museum GS12 at Westerham
GS12 in preservation at Walthamstow pumphouse, beside a District car.
Photo, used with permission, by Trevor Little
GS12 visits the Westerham Running Day, 21st September 2003.
Photo by Ian Smith

 

GS13  MXX 313 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44718, ECW B26F body #6356, LT body number 8178
              10/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
               54-5 CM
               6/56    Aldenham overhaul
               6/56 SJ from o/h for 479 (Swanley)
              11/57 SJ into store
              12/57 SJ ..and out
              11/58 SJ into store
               2/59 LH transfer (Leatherhead)
               3/59 LH into store
               5/60 LH to Aldenham overhaul
               6/60 LH from overhaul then relicensed
               1961 LH
               62-3 LH
              12/64 LH to Aldenham overhaul
               2/65 HG from o/h, unlicensed
               3/65 HG relicensed, used on 386 
                    HG used on 386
               66-7 HG
              11/68 HG into store
              12/68 GY change store (Grays)
               3/69 AM change store (Plumstead)
               4/69 AM Aldenham staff bus
               7/69 AW transfer, (Abbey Wood): Aldenham staff bus
              12/69 AW transfer to Central Area stock: staff bus
               2/70 AW into store
               2/71 AW staff bus
               1/72 AW into store
               8/72 AW reinstated: Abbey Wood staff bus
               4/73    into store at Aldenham
               5/74    sold to D.Jenner, Aylmer Motor Works, Highgate N2 (preservation)
               */78    to Greenwich Transport Museum
               */80    bought by R.Benstead, Dagenham, Essex
                       bought by JB Western, Borden, Hants
              12/90    bought by Sussex Country Bus, Ford: painted cream/green, fitted with p.a. 
               1991    used on Chichester Harbour Tours
               5/92 GF bought by London Country South West: special services fleet, GS13
                       repainted London Country green with cream trim livery
               5/93    London & Country, GS13
               1996    used on Surrey Summer Sunday Services
                       Active Preservation, Guildford & West Surrey
              10/98    T.Padgett, Crawley
                       preserved by J.Arundell, Bagshot
               4/00    active at East Grinstead Running Day
               9/01    active on Dorking Running Day 
               9/02    active on Dorking Running Day
               9/03    active on Westerham & Oxted Running Day
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day
               8/04    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449)
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449)
               1/07    active on St.Albans Running Day (382)
               5/07    active on Potters Bar Running Day (342)
              10/08    active on Amersham Running Day (332, 349)
               5/11    active at Slough & Windsor Running Day (442)
               5/13    active on Harlow Running Day (388, 389, 390, 393)
               6/14    Year of the Bus display, Regent Street
GS13 GS13 at Dorking, September 2001
GS13 at Southampton Rally in early preservation days, wearing Sussex Country Bus colours.
Photo, used with permission, by BusSpotter
GS13 at Dorking in September 2001, showing its London Country 'heritage' livery.
Photo by Ian Smith.

 

GS14  MXX 314 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44714, ECW B26F body #6361, LT body number 8179
              10/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485(Chelsham) 
               1954 CM in use on 464
               1955 CM
               6/56    Aldenham overhaul
               6/56 HG from o/h (Hertford)
               1957 HG used on 329A
               1958 HG used on 388
              11/59 HG into store
              11/59 RE change store (Romford)
              12/59 RE to Aldenham overhaul
               2/60 RE from overhaul, unlicensed
               3/60 LH change store (Leatherhead)..
               3/60 HG ..transfer 
               1961 HG
               62-3 HG
              10/64 HG to Aldenham overhaul
              12/64 LH from o/h for 481
               65-6 LH
              12/67 LH delicensed, stored
                    GY change store (Grays)
               3/69 AM change store (Plumstead)
               1/70 LH change store, transfer to London Country
               9/70 GR change store (Garston)
               4/71    bought by Tillingbourne Valley Services of Chilworth
              10/71    withdrawn
              10/71    to Ballet Minerva of Wembley, reseated as B16F;
               1/73    withdrawn.
               5/76    Sold to D.Felstead of Hoddesdon (preservation)
            by */86    preservation, A.Boulton, Coulsdon
               1/06    preservation, A.Boulton, Coulsdon
photo of GS14 photo of GS14
Right: GS14 at Guildford.
Photo, used with permission, by BusSpotter
Left: GS14 cools down at Eridge Station, on a hot 1st October 1988, at a British Rail Uckfield Line Gala Day.
Photo (used with permission) by Dick Gilbert, Classic Bus Page

 
GS15  MXX 315 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44720, ECW B26F body #6359, LT body number 8180
              10/53 CM into service on 464, 465, 485 (Chelsham)
               2/54 CM into store
               4/54 RG change store (Reigate)
               6/54 CM return
               1955 CM
               6/56    Aldenham overhaul
               6/56 HG from o/h (Hertford)
              10/57 HN transfer (Hitchin)
               1958 HN used on 383
               4/59 SV transfer (Stevenage): new garage
              12/59 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               1/60 RE to Aldenham overhaul
               3/60 RE from overhaul, unlicensed
               3/60 HG transfer
               1961 HG used on 380
               1962 HG
               2/63 HG into store
               6/63 GY change store (Grays)
               5/64 HA transfer for 389 (Harlow)
               9/64 CY transfer (Crawley)
              11/64 CY to Aldenham overhaul
               1/65 GR from overhaul, unlicensed (Garston)
               2/65 GR relicensed
               3/66 GR used on 309A 
               */67 GR used on 336A
               1968 GR
               2/69 GR into store
               3/69    change store to Aldenham
               3/69    bought by Stanley Leech Ltd, Hayes, Middlesex: yellow livery
               8/70    withdrawn
               8/70    sold to GT Motors, Southall
               2/71    bought by 20th Battersea Scout Group
               7/72    bought for preservation by Brian Speller (Bromley)
               8/00    at Lingfield Show, Brian Speller
               9/03    at Westerham & Oxted Running Day - on display
               7/04    at Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)
              10/04    at Northfleet Running Day (450)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449)
              10/05    active on Gravesend Classic Coach Day (725)
               4/05    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               9/06    active on Dorking Running Day (449)
               7/07    active on Sidcup & Swanley Running Day (479)
               5/08    active on Sevenoaks Running Day (413B) 
               4/09    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428, 494) 
               5/10    active on Sevenoaks Running Day (413B)
               7/10    active on Gravesend Running Day (450)
               9/11    active at Oxted Running Day (464,465,485) 
               5/12    active at Sevenoaks Running Day (413B, 471) 
               4/13    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494, 428) 
GS15, Lingfield 2000 GS15, Lingfield 2000
GS 15 at Lingfield Show, August 2000. Photo by Ian Smith. Click for larger picture.
   
GS16  MXX 316 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44737, ECW B26F body #6363, LT body number 8181
              11/53 HG into service (Hertford)
               54-5 HG
               7/56    Aldenham overhaul
               7/56 MA from o/h (Amersham)
               9/56 EP transfer (Epping)
               6/57 MA transfer
               1957 MA used on 348
              10/57 GR transfer (Garston)
              11/57 TG transfer (Tring)
              12/57 TG into store
              12/57 HH transfer into store (Hemel Hempstead)
               2/58 TG return
               8/58 MA transfer
               1/59 DS transfer (Dorking)
               7/59 CM transfer (Chelsham)
              12/59 CY transfer (Crawley)
               2/60 CY into store
               3/60 RG change store (Reigate)
               5/60 RG to Aldenham overhaul
               7/60 DG from overhaul, unlicensed (Dunton Green)
               8/60 DG relicensed               
               1961 DG used on 471, 479
               62-3 DG used on 471
              10/64 DG into store 
               5/65 RG change store
               9/65 GY change store (Grays) 
               1/66    sold to Ward, Hemel Hempstead  (contractor)
               4/72    with Ward, Bourne End
               5/74    bought by Jack Lambert, Dummer, Basingstoke
               3/78    bought by Geoff Heals, Epsom, for spares
               1977    cannibalised:  parts to most GSs preserved at the time including GS42	

GS17  MXX 317 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44752, ECW B26F body #6362, LT body number 8182
              11/53 LH new (Leatherhead)
               1954 LH used on 481
               1955 LH
               6/56 LH to Aldenham overhaul
               7/56 HH from o/h for 316 (joint with Rover Bus Services)(Hemel Hempstead)
               57-8 HH used on eg 316
               7/59 HH into store
               8/59 HH ..and out
               5/60 HH into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               7/60 HH from overhaul unlicensed
               8/60 HH relicensed
               61-2 HH
               2/63 HH into store
               4/63 GR transfer, trainer (Garston)
              12/63 GR into store
              12/63 GR trainer again
               1964 GR trainer
               2/65 GR into store, then into Aldenham for overhaul
               4/65 GR from overhaul, unlicensed
               5/65 GR relicensed  
               66-8 GR used on 309, 309A
               1969 GR used on 336A
               1/70 GR transfer to London Country
                    GR used on 336A
               3/71 GY transfer into store (Grays)
               4/71 GR change store
               8/71 GR in store
               1971    withdrawn
               3/73    sold to Sampson of Cheshunt, black, #27
              10/75    withdrawn 
               6/77    re-instated; repainted British Racing Green, cream window surrounds
               5/78    at Enfield Motoring Pageant
              10/78    withdrawn 
                       preserved: Osborne, Northampton
               7/80    preserved: JR Gasser, Southampton
               6/81    preserved: Thatcher, Gamlingay
               4/89    preserved: GS17 Group, Luton 
                       Active Preservation, GS17 Preservation Group, Luton
               9/00    active on Hertford Running Day
               6/03    active on Hitchin & Hertford Running Day
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day
               6/05    active on Hertford Running Day (329,329A)
               6/06    active on Hertford Running Day (393)
              10/06    active on Amersham Running Day (397)
               1/07    active on St.Albans Running Day (382)
               5/07    active on Potters Bar Running Day (342) 
               1/08    active on St.Albans Running Day (382)
              10/08    active on Amersham Running Day (348) 
              10/08    at Cobham Green Day  
               2/11    bought for preservation: Dr Chris Dobbing, Peterborough
GS17, Hertford 9/00 GS17, Hertford 9/00
Crowds queue for GS 17 on the Running Day at Hertford, September 2000. Photo by Ian Smith. Click for larger picture.
   
GS18  MXX 318 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44753, ECW B26F body #6364, LT body number 8183
              10/53 HG new (Hertford)
               1954 HG
              c1955 HG used on 388
               7/56    Aldenham overhaul
               7/56 HG from o/h
               8/57 HG used on 386
               1958 HG
               5/59 HG used on 329A
               3/60 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               5/60 RE to Aldenham overhaul
               8/60 DG from overhaul unlicensed (Dunton Green)
               9/60 DG relicensed
               1961 DG used on 471 
               62-3 DG used on 471
               8/64 DG into store
               9/64 RG change store (Reigate)
               8/65 AM transfer, Aldenham staff bus (Plumstead)
               2/66 AM stored
               3/66    bought by Prowting Holdings, Ruislip
               9/73    bought by Winlow, London W12 
               */75    sold to Blackbrooker (scrap dealer) Elephant & Castle, London SE1
               */75    scrapped

GS19  MXX 319 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44760, ECW B26F body #6365, LT body number 8184
              10/53 HG new (Hertford)
               54-5 HG
               1956 HG used on 333B (Hertford)
               8/56    Aldenham overhaul
               8/56 HG from o/h
               57-9 HG used on 333
               3/60 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               5/60 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               7/60 HH into store then Aldenham overhaul
               9/60 DG from overhaul, unlicensed (Dunton Green)
              10/60 DG relicensed: used on 471
               1961 DG
              12/61 WR transfer, then stored (Windsor)
               5/63 DG used on 479 to Biggin Hill
              11/63 DG transfer
               8/64 DG into store
               8/64 RG change store (Reigate) 
              12/64    bought by I.W.Mayo, Caterham  
               4/67    bought by Covenantors:
              67-73    used by Cross Road Community Hall, Merton Park, SW19: painted overall white
              c1974    at church hall, Haydons Road
               */77    preserved: F.Williams, Surrey
                       preserved: Hallums, Ewell, Surrey  
                       preserved, P.Hudgell, Tiverton	

GS20  MXX 320 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44766, ECW B26F body #6366, LT body number 8185
              11/53 SJ into service: used on 478, 479 (Swanley)
               2/54 SJ used on 478 to Kingsdown
               1955 SJ
               8/56    Aldenham overhaul
               8/56 HG from o/h (Hertford)
              10/57 DG transfer (Dunton Green)
               58-9 DG
               8/60 DG into store then Aldenham overhaul
              10/60 HG from overhaul (Hertford)
               1961 HG used on 380, 333
               9/62 GR transfer (Garston)..
               9/62 MA ..transfer(Amersham)..
               9/62 GY ....transfer for 372 (Grays)
              10/62 CY transfer (Crawley)..
              10/62 WR transfer (Windsor)
               1963 WR used on 445
               9/64 WR into store  
               2/65    bought by Norman Hay Ltd, Hounslow 
                       scrapped

GS21  MXX 321 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44770, ECW B26F body #6369, LT body number 8186
              11/53 HG into service (Hertford)
               54-5 HG
               1956 HG used on 389
               9/56    Aldenham overhaul
               9/56 DG from o/h (Dunton Green)
               57-8 DG used on 471
              12/59 DG to Aldenham overhaul
              12/59 NF from overhaul (Northfleet)
               1/60 MA transfer, staff bus (Amersham)
               1/60 HD (Harrow Weald) transfer, staff bus
               6/61 HD into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               8/61 GR from overhaul unlicensed (Garston)
               9/61 GF transfer (Guildford)
               62-3 GF used on 448
               1/64 GF used on 448
               8/64 GF into store
               8/64 RG transfer, Aldenham staff bus (Reigate)
               3/65 CY transfer (Crawley)
               4/65 CY into store, then to Aldenham for overhaul
               6/65 GY from overhaul, unlicensed.
               7/65 GY relicensed, used on new 399
               4/67 SA transfer (St.Albans)
              10/67 SA stored
              11/67 HE relicensed (High Wycombe)
               2/68 GR into store (Garston)
              12/68    sold to Stanley Leach Ltd, Yeading, Middlesex
               5/70    withdrawn
               5/70    sold to GT Motors, Southall, Middlesex
              10/72    scrapped

GS22  MXX 322 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44774, ECW B26F body #6368, LT body number 8187
              11/53 HG into service (Hertford)
                    HG used on 333
               54-5 HG
              10/56    Aldenham overhaul
              10/56 DG from o/h (Dunton Green)
               57-9 DG used on 471
              10/60 DG into store then Aldenham overhaul
              12/60 DG from overhaul unlicensed
               1/61 DG relicensed
               1962 DG
               */63 DG used on 479 to Biggin Hill
              10/64 DG into store 
              12/64 DG ..and out
               1/65 DG back into store  
               5/65    bought by Southern Motorways, Emsworth
              10/72    withdrawn
              10/72    sold to James, Botley: scrapped

GS23  MXX 323 10/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44776, ECW B26F body #6367, LT body number 8188
              11/53 HG into service (Hertford)
               54-5 HG used on 333, 386, 388
              10/56    Aldenham overhaul
              10/56 DG from o/h (Dunton Green)
               57-8 DG used on 471
               1/59 DG used on 471
               8/60 DG to Aldenham overhaul
              10/60 DG from overhaul, unlicensed
              11/60 DG relicensed
               61-3 DG used on 471
              12/64 DG into store
               1/65    bought by Thames Weald, Sevenoaks
               4/69    withdrawn
                       scrapped

GS24  MXX 324 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44794, ECW B26F body #6370, LT body number 8189
              11/53 DG into service on 471 (Dunton Green)
               54-5 DG used on 471
              10/56    Aldenham overhaul
              10/56 MA from o/h (Amersham)
              11/56 DG return
               57-8 DG used on 471
               5/59 DG into store
               1960 DG
               2/61 DG into store
               2/61 RE change store (Romford) 
               6/61    bought by London Fire Brigade, SE1
               1/68    sold to EJ Barker, (Fareham) 
               7/68    bought by Tillingbourne Valley, Chilworth
               */71    withdrawn
                       scrapped

GS25  MXX 325 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44797, ECW B26F body #6371, LT body number 8190
              11/53 DG into service on 471 (Dunton Green)
               54-5 DG used on 471
              10/56    Aldenham overhaul
              10/56 GF from o/h (Guildford)
               57-9 GF used on 448
               */60 GF used on 436
              11/60 GF to Aldenham overhaul
               2/61 GF from overhaul, unlicensed
               3/61 GF relicensed
               62-3 GF
               8/64 GF into store  
              10/64    sold to Tillingbourne Valley, #5
                       used on Guildford-Peaslake service
               */68    withdrawn for spares 
               6/78    scrapped 

GS26  MXX 326 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44800, ECW B26F body #6372, LT body number 8191
              11/53 SJ into service: used on 478, 479 (Swanley)
               2/54 SJ used on 478 
               1955 SJ used on 478
              12/56    Aldenham overhaul
              12/56 EP from o/h for 381, 393 (Epping)
               3/57 MA transfer (Amersham)
               4/57 EG transfer for 494 (East Grinstead)
               6/57 NF transfer (Northfleet)
              10/57 NF into store
                    NF ..and out
               1958 NF
               8/59 CM transfer for 464,465,485 (Chelsham)
              10/59 CM into store
              10/59 RG change store (Reigate)
               2/60 HD transfer, staff bus (Harrow Weald)
               2/60 HH transfer, trainer (Hemel Hempstead)
               3/60 HH into store
               4/60 HH trainer
               8/60 HH into store
              11/60 GR change store (Garston)
               1/61 HH transfer for 316, 397
               8/61 HH into store, then Aldenham overhaul
              10/61 GF from overhaul, unlicensed (Guildford)
              11/61 GF relicensed
               62-3 GF used on 448
               8/64 GF into store
              10/64 DG transfer for 471 (Dunton Green)
               4/65 DG into store..
               4/65 RG ..change store (Reigate)
               6/65 RG to Aldenham staff bus
               1966 RG Aldenham staff bus
               2/67 RG delicensed, stored
               1/68    bought by Mr Cave, Teddington PTA, Twickenham
               3/73    sold to dealer, London W4
               3/73    bought by school near Margate: cherry red livery
               1/75    withdrawn
               8/75    acquired for preservation: G&T.Bubb, Chatham 
              10/94    into store for restoration
              11/04    MoT'd
               2/05    moved to Shropshire
                       repainted by Merlyn's of Llay (near Wrexham)
               8/05    at Onslow Park Steam Rally
               1/06    Preservation, G&T.Bubb, Gobowen 
GS55 in preservation
GS15 and GS26 in preservation.
Photo, used with permission, by BusSpotter
Click on image for a larger, clearer versions.


GS27  MXX 327 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44803, ECW B26F body #6374, LT body number 8192
              11/53 DG into service on 471 (Dunton Green)
               54-5 DG used on 471
              11/56    Aldenham overhaul
              11/56 DG from o/h 
               57-9 DG used on 471
              11/60 DG into store
              11/60 CM transfer (Chelsham)
              12/60 GF transfer (Guildford)
               3/61 GF into store then Aldenham overhaul
               5/61 RE from overhaul, unlicensed (Romford)
               6/61 EP transfer (Epping)
              10/62 HG transfer (Hertford)
               3/63 HG into store
                    HG ..and out
               9/64 HG into store
              10/64 GY change store (Grays)   
              12/64    bought by Ozalid Ltd, Loughton
               1/66    bought by Seth Coaches, London NW5
             2-3/66    used on 187, 187A during overtime ban 
               3/67    withdrawn
               3/67    sold to Luton Commercial Motors, (Leighton Buzzard)
               */67    bought by F.Healey.Hemel Hempstead,Herts: mobile shop
               */68    withdrawn due to mechanical defects   
              10/68    sold to Hendon Car Sales, (London NW2)
              12/68    sold to Milton Motors Ltd: scrapped 

GS28  MXX 328 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44806, ECW B26F body #6379, LT body number 8193
              11/53 DG into service (Dunton Green)
               54-5 DG used on 471
              12/56    Aldenham overhaul
              12/56 GR from o/h (Garston)
               2/57 NF transfer (Northfleet)
              10/57 NF into store
               8/58 GR transfer
               1/59 GR into store,
               1/59 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               1960 HH
               1/61 HH into store
               2/61 GR transfer
               5/61 GR into store
               6/61 MA transfer (Amersham)
               8/61 MA into store, then Aldenham overhaul
              10/61 MA from overhaul, unlicensed 
              11/61 GR transfer                   
               1962 GR
               3/63 GR into store
               9/64 GR ..and out
               5/65 GR into store
               6/65 GY transfer (Grays), used on new 399 via Dartford Tunnel
               7/65 GY into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               9/65 HE from overhaul, unlicensed
              10/65 HE relicensed, used on 442 (High Wycombe)
               1966 HE
              11/67 HE delicensed, into store
              11/67 GR change store
               2/68 NF transfer for 490
               */68 NF used on 490
               6/68 NF into store
              12/68 CM change store
               5/69 DG transfer (Dunton Green)
               5/69 DG .. back into store
               7/69 AM staff bus (Plumstead)
               8/69 AW transfer, staff bus (Abbey Wood)
              12/69 AW transfer to Central Area stock: staff bus
               5/70 AW LT staff bus
               8/70 RG transfer, LT works staff bus (Reigate)
               71-2 RG Aldenham/Chiswick staff bus
               2/73 RG into store
               3/74    sold to Ronny Lane Enterprises, Chiswick, W4: maroon livery
      BSV 910 11/85    sold as rock band transport, reregistered
               3/03    bought by Mr R.Nicholls, Talerddig, Welshpool
               7/09    sold to Antique Auto, Merskem (Nicholas, Chirburg, Belgium)
      NXN664   6/10    reregistered, Numbered #21
 
GS29  MXX 329 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44809, ECW B26F body #6375, LT body number 8194
              11/53 DG into service on 471 (Dunton Green)
               54-5 DG used on 471
              11/56    Aldenham overhaul
              11/56 DS from o/h (Dorking)
               1957 DS used on 433, 449
              10/58 DS used on 449
               1959 DS 
               5/60 EP transfer (Epping)
               4/61 EP into store, then Aldenham overhaul
               6/61 HG from overhaul (Hertford)
               1962 HG
              11/63 HG into store
               1/64 GY change store (Grays)
               5/64 HA transfer for 389 (Harlow)
               1/65 HA into store
               1/65 RE change store (Romford) 
               4/65    bought by Neagron Construction, SW1.
               */65    bought by Tileman & Co Ltd (Contractors)
               */67    withdrawn
               6/67    bought by group of travellers
                       sold to Maxey Motors (Breakers) (Plumstead Common):
                       immobile bus used to house a generator: engine sold
               9/70    consigned to scrap:
                       survived in scrapyard until late 1970s:
                       parts to GS26
GS29, Maxeys, 197* GS29, Maxeys, 197*
End of the line: GS29 moulders in Maxey's scrapyard in the seventies. Photos, used by permission, by G.Bubb.
  GS30  MXX 330 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44812, ECW B26F body #6376, LT body number 8195
              12/53 GF into service on 448/A (Guildford)
               1954 GF
               7/55 GF used on 448/A
              11/56    Aldenham overhaul
              11/56 GF from o/h
                    GF used on 448
               3/57 NF transfer (Northfleet)
               9/57 GR transfer (Garston): used on 309
               1/58 GR into store
               3/58 GR ..and out
              10/58 MA transfer (Amersham)
              11/58 WR transfer (Windsor)
               1/59 LH transfer (Leatherhead)
                    LH used on 422
               2/59 LH into store
               3/59 LH ..and out
               6/59 LH into store
               7/59 LH ..and out
               9/59 LH into store
              11/59 DG change store (Dunton Green)
              12/59 DG ..and out
               1960 DG
               3/61 DG into store
               5/61 DG to Aldenham overhaul
               6/61 MA from overhaul unlicensed
               7/61 MA relicensed
              10/62 GR transfer
               1963 GR
               9/64 GR into store 
               1/65    sold to Ozalid Ltd, Loughton, Essex 
              11/67    bought by Broadway Coaches, Loughton
                       scrapped
              
GS31  MXX 331 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44817, ECW B26F body #6380, LT body number 8196
              12/53 GF into service on 448/A (Guildford)
               54-5 GF
               7/56 MA transfer (Amersham)
              11/56    Aldenham overhaul
              11/56 MA from o/h
               1957 MA used on 348 
              12/58 MA into store
               1/59 MA ..and out
               1960 MA
               5/61 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               8/61 MA from overhaul
              10/62 GR transfer (Garston)
               1963 GR
               9/64 GR into store
               3/65    bought by D.Abel London (School Bus)
                       bought by Seth Coaches (for spares)
              12/66    sold to R.E.Doyle (London.NW1): scrapped

GS32  MXX 332 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44819, ECW B26F body #6373, LT body number 8197
              11/53 DG into service on 471 (Dunton Green)
               54-5 DG used on 471
              11/56 DG to Aldenham overhaul
               1/57 EP from Aldenham o/h (Epping)
               2/57 GF transfer (Guildford)..
               2/57 MA ..and again (Amersham)
               5/57 EG transfer for 494 (East Grinstead)
               8/57 DS transfer for 449, 433 (Dorking)
              11/57 SJ transfer (Swanley)
              12/57 SJ into store
              58-60 SJ in store 
               2/61 RE change store (Romford)
               6/61    sold to Birds, (Stratford upon Avon)
               6/61    bought by Talbott - Barry's Coaches, Morton in Marsh:
                       used for British Rail staff transport contracts
               4/63    withdrawn
               5/63    bought by Corvedale Motor Co., Ludlow
               3/64    withdrawn
               4/64    bought by Yarranton Bros, Tenby Wells
              12/67    engine frost damaged
              12/67    sold to Vincent Greenhous (Hereford)
               */68    bought by Powell, (Newport, IoW): builder's hut
               6/79    sold to  Jones, Bromberrow Heath
               6/89    bought by Wilkes, Castle Morton: farm shed
              12/92    bought for preservation spares
               93-7    restored to active status: GS32 Group
               5/98    active Preservation: John Clarke, Aylesbury
               9/98    at Showbus98
               9/99    at Showbus99
             4/2000    active at East Grinstead Running Day
               9/00    active on Hertford Running Day
               9/01    active on Dorking Running Day
               6/03    active on Hitchin & Hertford Running Day
               8/03    active on Dorking Running Day
               9/03    active on Westerham & Oxted Running Day
               9/03    Showbus: best preserved London Bus award
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day 
               6/04    active on Hertford Running Day (329,329A,388)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471, 479)
GS15, Hertford 9/00 GS15, Hertford 9/00
GS 32 takes an active part in the Running Day at Hertford, September 2000. Photo by Ian Smith. Click for larger picture.
   
GS33  MXX 333 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44823, ECW B26F body #6377, LT body number 8198
              12/53 GF into service on 448/A (Guildford)
               1954 GF
               7/55 GF used on 448
               1956 GF
               1/57    Aldenham overhaul
               1/57 MA from o/h (Amersham)
               5/57 GF transfer
               7/57 MA return
               2/58 TG transfer (Tring)
               5/58 TG into store
               8/58 TG ..and out
               1959 TG used on 387
               4/60 TG into store
               5/60 TG ..and out
              10/61 TG to Aldenham overhaul
               1/62 MA from o/h (Amersham)..
               1/62 TG transfer
               7/62 MA transfer
              10/62 HG transfer (Hertford)
               1/63 HG into store..
               1/63 SV ..transfer (Stevenage)..
               1/63 HG ...and return
               4/64 HG into store
              10/64 GY into store (Grays)
               4/65 HF change store (Hatfield)
               8/65 HF into Aldenham for overhaul
              10/65 GR from overhaul, unlicensed (Garston)
              11/65 GR relicensed
               1/70 GR transfer to London Country
               1971 GR
               3/72 GR used on 336A (last day)
               4/72 GR withdrawn
               6/72    sold to Burgess of London W4, for preservation
               5/85    bought by London Bus Preservation Group, Cobham, for spares
               1986    cannibalised: rest scrapped (bits in GS34)

GS34  MXX 334 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44816, ECW B26F body #6407, LT body number 8199
              12/53 MA new for 348, 373, 397, 398(Amersham)
               1955 MA used on 398 
               3/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               5/57 MA from overhaul
              12/58 MA used on 348A
              59-60 MA
                    MA used on 397
               9/61 GR transfer (Garston)
               4/62 GR to Aldenham overhaul
               6/62 GY from o/h, unlicensed (Grays)
               7/62 GY relicensed for 372, and garage journeys on 328
              10/62 HG transfer (Hertford)
                    HG used on 388
               5/63 HG into store
               6/63 GY change store
               9/64 HG transfer
               2/65 GR transfer, trainer
               66-8 GR trainer
               7/69 GR into store
              11/69    sold to MIRA, Lindley, Warwickshire
               */72    bought by West Bridgford College of Further Education
              11/73    bought by Nottingham County Council
               4/75    bought by 88th Nottingham Scout Group, Woolaton
              10/76    bought by Pearce (Country Bus Preservation Group), Isleworth
               */78    to M.Blackburn (Country Bus Preservation Group), South Ruislip
              10/97    at Open Day at Cobham
               8/99    to London Bus Preservation Group, Cobham Bus Museum
               4/03    at Cobham Open Day, Brooklands
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day 
               4/04    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428,434)
               7/04    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)
               8/04    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)  
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449) 
               4/06    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)  
               5/06    active on Slough & Windsor Running Day (442)  
              10/07    active on Cobham Hibernation Day 
              10/08    active on Cobham Green Day (432A) 
               3/09    active on Sandown Park Running Day (416) 
               4/09    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               5/09    active on Horsham Running Day (852)  
               */11    transfer to London Bus Museum, Brooklands
               4/13    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494, 428)  
GS34, nearside front GS34, nearside rear GS34, offside front GS34, rear
GS34, MXX 334, is immaculately preserved, seen here at the Cobham Bus Museum on the autumn 1997 "hibernation day".
Click on the pictures to get larger, clearer versions. Photos by Ian Smith.


GS35  MXX 335 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44829, ECW B26F body #6378, LT body number 8200
              12/53 GF into service on 448/A (Guildford)
               54-6 GF
             c12/56 GF to Aldenham overhaul 
               2/57 GF from o/h
              58-60 GF used on 448/A
              11/61 GF into store, then Aldenham overhaul
               1/62 GF from o/h, unlicensed
               2/62 GF relicensed
               4/62 GF used on 448, minus front bumper
               8/63 CY transfer: used on 852 (Crawley)
               1/64 GF transfer
               9/64 WR transfer (Windsor)
               1965 WR used on 445
               2/66 AM transfer, staff bus (Plumstead)
               2/67 AM delicensed, into store
               2/67 AW change store (Abbey Wood)
               1/68    sold to H.Lotary & Co, Newport, Mon.
                       fitted with rear roller door as van
                       used to transport handicapped people: maroon/red
               2/70    bought by BS Williams, Southern Motorways, for spares: scrapped

GS36  MXX 336 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44826, ECW B26F body #6385, LT body number 8201
              12/53 DS into service on 433, 449 (Dorking)
               54-5 DS
             c10/56 DS to Aldenham overhaul
              12/56 GF from o/h (Guildford)
               1957 GF used on 448
              58-60 GF
              c9/61 GF to Aldenham overhaul
              11/61 GR from o/h, unlicensed (Garston)
              12/61 GF return
               62-3 GF used on 448/A
               */64 GF used on 448/A
               8/64 GF into store
              10/64 DG transfer for 471 (Dunton Green)
               9/65 DG into store..
               9/65 GY change store (Grays), then into Aldenham for overhaul
              11/65 CS (Chiswick), to store after overhaul..
              11/65 GY ..change store (Grays)
              12/65 GY relicensed
               1966 GY
               5/67 NF transfer: used on 490 (Northfleet)
                    NF used on 701 Relief, also 725 Relief to Croydon
               1968 NF
              10/69 NF into store
               1/70 NF transfer to London Country, in store
               4/70 SA transfer, trainer (St.Albans)
               1971 SA trainer
               8/71 SA staff bus
              11/72 GR withdrawn into store
               3/73    bought by Four Hills Venture Scout Unit (Dorking): light green/light brown
              10/81    bought by Davies, Stoke 0n Trent for preservation
                       preserved, Mr Dale, Bournemouth

GS37  MXX 337 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44832, ECW B26F body #6383, LT body number 8202
              12/53 DS into service (Dorking)
              12/53 DS into service
               1954 DS
               9/55 RG transfer into store (Reigate)
              10/55 DS ..and return..
              10/55 CM ..transfer (Chelsham)
              11/55 RG back into store
               1/56 CM again
             c10/56 CM to Aldenham overhaul
              12/56 CM from o/h
              10/57 EP transfer (Epping)
               1/58 EP used on 381
               6/59 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               9/59 SV transfer (Stevenage)
              11/59 HG transfer (Hertford)
               5/60 RE transfer into store 
               6/61    sold to Corvedale Motor Co., Ludlow
               4/64    bought by Yarranton Brothers, Eardiston,Tenby Wells,Worcestershire
              12/67    withdrawn
              12/67    sold to Vincent Greenhous (dealer) Hereford: scrapped

GS38  MXX 338 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44835, ECW B26F body #6384, LT body number 8203
              12/53 EP into service (Epping): used on 393
               54-5 EP
              c8/56 EP to Aldenham overhaul
              10/56 CM from o/h for 464,465,485 (Chelsham)
               1957 CM
               9/58 CM used on 464
               1959 CM
               1/60 RG transfer into store (Reigate)
              12/60 RG to Aldenham overhaul
               2/61 DG from overhaul, unlicensed (Dunton Green)
               3/61 DG relicensed for 471
               62-4 DG
               3/65 DG into store 
               5/65    bought by British Railways, 1260D W 
                       unknown buyer, Bynea, near Llanello, South Wales
                       cannibalised (bits in GS 56)

GS39  MXX 339 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44840, ECW B26F body #6381, LT body number 8204
              12/53 GF into service on 448/A (Guildford)
               54-5 GF used on 448/A
               */56 GF used on 448A
               1/57 GF to Aldenham overhaul
               3/57 GF from overhaul
               1958 GF
               5/59 SV transfer (Stevenage)
               1960 SV
              11/61 SV to Aldenham overhaul
               2/62 GR from o/h unlicensed (Garston)
               3/62 MA transfer (Amersham)
               6/62 EG transfer for 494 (East Grinstead)
               2/63 DS transfer for 433 (Dorking)
               64-5 DS
               1965 CY loan
              12/66 RG transfer into store (Reigate)  
               6/68    sold to Mayflower Family Centre, London E16
                       bought by Hebbard, Biggin Hill
              10/73    bought by Wood, Craven Arms (Chukie Chickens) for spares
                       scrapped

GS40  MXX 340 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44845, ECW B26F body #6386, LT body number 8205
              12/53 EP into service on 381, 393(Epping)
               54-5 EP
             c11/56 EP to  Aldenham overhaul 
               1/57 CM from o/h for 464,465,485 (Chelsham)
               3/57 EP return
              12/58 RE transfer into store (Romford)
              12/58 GR transfer (Garston)
               1/59 WR transfer (Windsor): used on 459
               3/59 WR into store
               6/59 GF change store (Guildford)
               1/60 WR transfer
               2/60 WR into store
               8/60 GF change store
               1/61    sold to West Bromwich / West Midland PTE, #49
                       transport for handicapped people
               */63    into bus fleet: renumbered #252
              10/69    to West Midlands (Staffs) Sports Department, numbered #252H
               9/73    withdrawn
               */74    preserved: W.Bull & D.Thomas (Stourport) 	
               1/76    preserved: Fuller & Bennett (Stourport), (West Bromwich Livery)
               9/84    preserved: Allen & Lowe, Birmingham 
               2000    repainted, Walsall livery

GS41  MXX 341 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44851, ECW B26F body #6389, LT body number 8206
              12/53 DS into service on 449, 433 (Dorking)
               9/54 DS used on 449
               9/55 EP used on 393 (Epping): loan?
             c11/56 DS to Aldenham overhaul
               1/57 EP from overhaul, unlicensed  
               2/57 EP relicensed, used on 393
              12/58 RE transfer into store (Romford)
              59-60 RE in storage
               1/61    sold to West Bromwich Corporation #233
              10/69    taken over by West Midlands PTE
               6/72    withdrawn
               9/72    sold to Hudley (Bilston): scrapped

GS42  MXX 342 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44856, ECW B26F body #6382, LT body number 8207
              12/53 DS into service (Dorking)
               1954 DS used on 433, 449 (Dorking)
               2/55 GR transfer (Garston)
               */55 GR used on 361
             c12/56 GR to Aldenham overhaul
               2/57 GR from o/h
               */57 GR used on 309 to Rickmansworth
              58-60 GR used on 309, 336A, 361 
              10/61 GR to Aldenham overhaul
               1/62 GR from o/h, unlicensed
               2/62 MA transfer (Amersham)
                    MA used on 316, 348/A, 373, 397, 398/A
              10/62 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               1963 HH
               5/64 HA transfer into store (Harlow)..
               5/64 HH return, trainer
               7/64 HH into store
               8/64 GR change store (Garston)
               9/64 GR ..and out
              11/65 GR into store, then into Aldenham for overhaul
               2/66 WR from overhaul (Windsor)
              12/66 DS transfer, used on 433 (Dorking)
               1967 DS
              10/68 DS into store
               7/69 GR change store
              10/69 GR trainer
               1/70 GR transfer to London Country, trainer
               1/70 RG transfer into store (Reigate)
               4/70 GR transfer, trainer again
               3/71 GR relicensed for service on 336A
               8/71 GR 
               3/72 GR worked "last" LC service by GS: 336A/309
               4/72 GR withdrawn.
               6/72    sold using good offices of Trevor Bearn, development office, Chiswick:
               6/72    bought by Matthew Arnold County Sec. School, Ashford, Middlesex.
              12/73    bought for preservation by Geoff Heels of West Ewell
               5/74    first rallied (and more or less continually since)
              10/97    At Stoke d'Abernon: RF Running Day
               4/98    active on  East Grinstead Running Day
               8/03    active on Dorking Running Day (422,416)
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449,422,416) 
               4/07    visitor at Carshalton Running Day (481) 
               9/07    active on Dorking Running Day (449)
               9/10    at Leatherhead Running Day  
               4/15    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494) 
photo of GS42 photo of GS42
GS 42 at Cobham Station, 1997 Autumn RF running day.
Photo by Ian Smith.
GS 42 on the Eastbourne Sea Front, at the Eastbourne Bus Rally, 1993.
Photo (used with permission) by Dick Gilbert, Classic Bus Page

GS43  MXX 343 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44862, ECW B26F body #6387, LT body number 8208
              12/53 EP into service on 381,393 (Epping)
               54-6 EP
               1/57 EP to Aldenham overhaul
               3/57 EP from overhaul 
               1957 EP into store, withdrawn
               7/58 RE change store (Romford)
              59-60 RE in store
               5/61    sold to Corvedale Motors, Ludlow. #9
              11/65    withdrawn
               2/66    reinstated
               8/67    renumbered #28 (Yeomans & Corvedale Motor Services)
              12/67    withdrawn
              12/67    bought by Southern Motorways (B.S.Williams), Emsworth
               5/74    played part in film: "Tommy"
               2/75    withdrawn
                       preserved, J.Bowden, Bromley
               4/94    loaned to Abacus, Crawley to augment GS67
              10/98    unlicensed, stored, Nostalgiabus

GS44  MXX 344 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44865, ECW B26F body #6390, LT body number 8209
              12/53 EP into service on 381,393 (Epping)
               54-6 EP
               3/57 EP to Aldenham overhaul
               5/57 EP from overhaul, unlicensed
               6/57 EP relicensed
              11/57 HG transfer (Hertford)
              10/58 HG used on 388
              10/58 HG used on 329
               9/59 HG used on 388
              10/60 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               2/61 AW transfer, staff bus, (Abbey Wood)..
               2/61 NX ..transfer, staff bus, (New Cross)
               3/61 NX into store,
               3/61 NF ..change store (Northfleet)
               4/61 EP transfer (Epping)
               1/62 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               2/62 RE to Aldenham overhaul
               4/62 RE from o/h, unlicensed..
               4/62 DS ..transfer (Dorking)
               1963 DS used on 433
              10/64 HG transfer: used on 329A (Hertford)
               1965 HG used on 388
               8/66 HG into store
               9/66 HF change store (Hatfield)
                    FW (Fulwell)staff bus
                    HF back into store
               3/68    bought by Stanley Leach Ltd, Yeading, Middlesex
              11/70    withdrawn
              11/70    sold to Bennett & Coxshill, Hayes, Middlesex
               */71    engine removed
               4/72    scrapped

GS45  MXX 345 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44868, ECW B26F body #6388, LT body number 8210
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)
              11/54 NF into store
               3/55 DS transfer (Dorking)
               1955 DS used on 449
               5/55 NF return
               2/56 DS transfer
               8/57 DS into store 
               8/57 RG transfer into store (Reigate) then to Aldenham overhaul
              10/57 RG from o/h, unlicensed
              11/57 DS transfer
              58-61 DS
              10/62 DS to Aldenham overhaul
               1/63 DS from overhaul, unlicensed
               2/63 WR change store (Windsor)
               3/63 HG transfer (Hertford)
                    HG used on 388
               1964 HG
               2/65 RG transfer, Aldenham/Chiswick staff bus
               4/69 RG into store
               1/70 RG transfer to London Country (already withdrawn)
               4/71    bought by Dr Moore, Royal Aeronautical Establishment, Farnborough, Hants.
                       converted to a caravan
               */81    preserved: N.Smith, Melksham
                       scrapped

GS46  MXX 346 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44874, ECW B26F body #6391, LT body number 8211
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)
               1954 NF
               1955 NF used on 451
               5/57 NF to Aldenham overhaul
               6/57 NF from overhaul unlicensed 
               1958 NF used on 450, 490
               9/59 NF used on 450
               60-1 NF 
               3/62 NF into store
               4/62 NF to Aldenham overhaul
               6/62 NF from o/h
               63-6 NF
               2/67 NF delicensed, stored
               3/68    bought by Stanley Leach Ltd, Yeading, Middlesex
              11/70    withdrawn
              11/70    sold to Bennett & Coxshill, (Hayes, Middlesex): engine removed
              10/71    scrapped

GS47  MXX 347 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44893, ECW B26F body #6392, LT body number 8212
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)
               1954 NF 
              10/55 CM transfer (Chelsham)
               1956 CM
               1/57 CM to Aldenham overhaul
               3/57 CM from overhaul, unlicensed..then relicensed
               6/58 CM used on 400
               58-9 CM
               1/60 RG transfer into store (Reigate)
               1961 RG in store
               1/62 RG to Aldenham overhaul
               4/62 RG from o/h, unlicensed..
               4/62 HD ..transfer, staff bus (Harrow Weald)
               5/62 EG transfer (East Grinstead)
               9/62 NF transfer (Northfleet)
               2/66 NF into store  
               9/66 RG change store
               6/67    sold to St. Johns Ambulance, London Transport Corps
                       fitted with rear doors, painted white, internally fitted as first aid post
               */75    bought by London Bus Preservation Group
               9/78    St Johns Amulance Brigade (Prince of Wales Division) London NW1 
               5/79    St Johns Ambulance Brigade (Ottery St Mary Division), Devon 
                       preserved: unknown buyer
               1991    scrapped, (bits in GS14 and 62)

GS48  MXX 348 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44920, ECW B26F body #6393, LT body number 8213
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)
                    NF used on 490
               54-6 NF
               6/57 NF into store, then to Aldenham overhaul 
               8/57 NF from overhaul, unlicensed
               9/57 NF relicensed
               1958 NF
               2/59 NF used on 452
               60-1 NF
               8/62 NF to Aldenham overhaul
              10/62 SA from o/h unlicensed (St.Albans)
              11/62 SA relicensed for 382
               1/63 LH transfer for 481 (Leatherhead)
               2/63 LH into store
               4/63 RG transfer, staff bus
               6/63 RG into store
              10/63    into store at Aldenham
              12/63    sold to A.Shurey, (Cranford) 
               1/65    scrapped

GS49  MXX 349 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44923, ECW B26F body #6394, LT body number 8214
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)  
               1954 NF used on 489 (Northfleet)
               55-6 NF
               2/57 NF to Aldenham overhaul 
               4/57 NF from overhaul
              11/58 NF into store
              59-60 NF in store
               2/61 RE change store (Romford)
               5/61    bought by Corvedale Motors, Ludlow, #3
               7/62    in service, Corvedale Motors
               9/65    withdrawn
               1/66    sold to Vincent Greenhous (Hereford)
               */66    sold to Arlington Motors (Potters Bar)
               3/66    bought by Roditi International Corp. (London W1):
                       mobile demonstration vehicle for machinery etc
               */66    withdrawn
           by 12/67    returned to Arlington Motors (Potters Bar) 
              10/68    sold to H.Bullen (breaker), Cuffley: scrapped

GS50  MXX 350 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44935, ECW B26F body #6402, LT body number 8215
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
               54-5 MA
               1956 MA used on 394
               3/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               5/57 MA from overhaul
              58-61 MA
               1/62 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               3/62 MA from o/h unlicensed
               4/62 GR transfer (Garston)
                    GR used on 309
              12/62 HG transfer (Hertford)
               3/63 HG into store
               4/63 AW transfer, staff bus (Abbey Wood)
               64-6 AW Aldenham staff bus
               3/67 AW delicensed, stored
                       reported repainted red, but not used in this livery;
                       repainted green, cream lining.
               8/67 AW in store, in dusty green livery, in Abbey Wood Garage
               8/67 NF change store
               8/68    sold to Burlington Walshe Ltd. London W12
               */69    bought by Winlon Autos, Harrow
               9/69    bought by Macintyre of Castlebay, Isle of Barra.
                       used as Barra Bus
             end 73    withdrawn
                       left in the open on Barra
               1992    store, on Barra
               1995    acquired by David Ham, Bradford
                       (connected with Bradford Girls Grammar School technology dept).
              10/95    moved to Keighley Bus Museum for restoration:
                       Chassis frame corroded so scrapped.
      Q75 KUA          Chassis replaced by Ford Cargo chassis, (converted to normal control)
                       Body restored, fitted with aircraft seats and seatbelts, roofrack. 
               8/96    Used for trip to Romania for Venture Reprieve charity, - and back.
              10/97    revisited Barra
              10/97    endurance challenge trip to Morocco
              12/04    bought by M.Atmore, London
               2006    M.Atmore, London
               2008    in a yard in East London
               */08    bought by Beeby, Huddersfield
               1/09    Dewsbury

GS51  MXX 351 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44939, ECW B26F body #6395, LT body number 8216
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)
                    NF used on 450, 492
               1954 NF
               1955 NF used on 450
               1956 NF
               4/57 NF to Aldenham overhaul
               5/57 NF from overhaul
              11/58 NF into store
               1/59 NF ..and out
               5/59 NF into store
               6/59 NF in store
               8/59 CM transfer (Chelsham)
              10/59 CM into store
              10/59 RG change store (Reigate)
               2/60 CY transfer (Crawley)
               5/60 CY into store
               9/60 RG change store
              11/60 NX transfer, staff bus (New Cross)
               2/61 NX into store
               3/61 NF ..change store
               7/61 MA ..change store (Amersham)
              10/61 TG transfer for 387 (Tring)
               1/62 MA transfer
               3/62 MA to Aldenham o/h
               5/62 MA from o/h unlicensed
               6/62 MA relicensed
              10/62 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               63-4 HH used on 316 
              10/65 HH into store
               5/66 GR change store
               1/68    bought by H.Goldman, London NW2
               2/69    bought by T.R.Benson, London NW6
               5/69    sold to Finchley Car Breakers
               8/69    scrapped

GS52  MXX 352 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44943, ECW B26F body #6403, LT body number 8217
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
               1954 MA used on 348
               55-6 MA
               7/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul  
               8/57 MA from overhaul, unlicensed
               9/57 MA relicensed
               1958 MA used on 398A to Quill Hall Estate
               58-9 MA
               1960 MA used on 348
               1961 MA
              10/62 SA transfer for 382 (St.Albans)
              11/62 SA into store..
              11/62 GR ..change store (Garston), then to Aldenham overhaul 
               2/63 GR from overhaul unlicensed
               4/63 DG transfer (Dunton Green)
               7/63 RG transfer, staff bus (Reigate)
               8/63 RG into store
               8/64 DG transfer, used on 471
              12/66 GY transfer into store (Grays)
               6/68 HG transfer (Hertford)
               */68 HG used on 308 to Goffs Oak
              10/68 HG into store, and out again
              11/68 HG back into store
              12/68 GY change store
               3/69 RG change store
               4/69 RG staff bus
              12/69 RG transfer to Central Area stock: Reigate staff bus
               1/70 RG retained by London Transport (works staff bus)
               8/70 AW transfer, Abbey Wood staff bus
               1971 AW Abbey Wood staff bus
               8/72 AW withdrawn into store
               5/73 AW staff bus again
               4/74 AW w/d into store 
               8/74    bought by G.Smith, Headcorn, Kent for preservation.
               */77    bought by Hawkins, Norbury, SW London
               */78    sold to Haversham (Horsham)
               */78    bought by C.Lewis (GS52 Preservation Group), Godalming, Surrey
               */79    bought by Hart, Strood, Kent
                       bought by Bromyard Omnibus, Bromyard
            by 9/02    preserved, M.Perry, Herefordshire Transport Collection
              11/08    bought for preservation by V.O'Sullivan, Hospital, Ireland

GS53  MXX 353 11/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44947, ECW B26F body #6396, LT body number 8218
              12/53 NF into service on 450, 489, 490 (Northfleet)
               54-6 NF
               4/57 NF to Aldenham overhaul
               6/57 NF from overhaul
               1958 NF
               9/59 NF used on 450
               1960 NF used on 489
               60-1 NF
               6/62 NF to Aldenham o/h
               8/62 NF from o/h, unlicensed
               9/62 NF relicensed
               63-6 NF
               5/67 NF delicensed, stored
               8/68    bought by Chesham Youth Parents' Assoc.
               */70    Chesham Youth Parents' Assoc
                       bought by Inns of Court & Gainsford Boys Club
                       unknown owner, Essex
               9/70    sold to Luton Commercial Motors (Leighton Buzzard) 
              10/70    sold to Hendon Car Sales, London NW2: scrapped

GS54  MXX 354 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44952, ECW B26F body #6399, LT body number 8219
              12/53 NF new into service (Northfleet)
               54-6 NF used on 451, 452, 490
               6/57 NF to Aldenham overhaul 
               8/57 NF from overhaul, unlicensed
              10/57 NF relicensed
               1958 NF
               9/59 NF used on 450
              12/59 NF into store
               1/60 NF ..and out
               1961 NF
               9/62 NF into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
              11/62 GR from o/h, unlicensed (Garston)
              12/62 GR relicensed
               3/63 CY transfer (Crawley)
                    CY used on 852
               8/63 GF transfer (Guildford)
               1/64 GY transfer (Grays)
               9/64 HA transfer: used on 389 (Harlow)
               1/65 SA transfer for 382 (St.Albans)
               4/67 GY transfer
               5/67 NF transfer
               1968 NF
               9/69 NF into store
              11/69    bought by Morris, Leintwardine, #2: staff transport
               */77    bought by J.P.Woods (Chuckie Chickens)
               5/78    licensed for staff transport
               1/80    bought by A & J Hemmings, Bishops Castle
                       to Mottershead, Shrewsbury
                       bought by travellers
                       Preserved, Shaftesbury
               1993    acquired as caravan
          1995-2000    caravan tour of Europe
               9/00    back in UK: under restoration: beautiful condition
               9/02    with travellers: blue
GS55 in preservation
GS 55 in preservation. Photo, used with permission, by Mike Dawes.

GS55  MXX 355 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44957, ECW B26F body #6397, LT body number 8220
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
                    MA used on 348
               54-6 MA
               1/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               3/57 MA from overhaul
              58-60 MA 
               6/61 MA into store
               7/61 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               9/61 MA from overhaul
              10/62 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               3/63 GR transfer (Garston)
                    GR used on 309
               1964 GR
               2/65 GR into store
               5/65 GR into Aldenham for overhaul
               8/65 DG from overhaul, unlicensed
               9/65 DG relicensed, used on 471 (Dunton Green)
              12/66 GY transfer into store (Grays)
               2/67 GR transfer, relicensed
               5/67 HG transfer, used on 333 (Hertford)
              10/68 HG into store
              12/68 GY change store
               9/69 NF transfer (Northfleet)
              10/69 NF into store
               1/70 NF transfer to London Country, in store 
               4/70 RG transfer, trainer (Reigate)
               2/71 RG training duties - seen at Kings Cross!
               8/72 RG withdrawn into store
              12/72    bought by Transcity of Chislehurst 
               */75    withdrawn
               5/78    bought by Colin Rivers of Welling 
              11/03    preserved, on overhaul, Colin Rivers, (Kent)
GS56 at Kingscote Station
GS 62 and GS 56 meet at Knockholt Pound on a route 471 re-visit, 2nd March 1997.
GS 56 at Kingscote station, at the East Grinstead running day, 1997.
Photos (used with permission) by Mike Dawes, then co-owner.


GS56  MXX 356 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44961, ECW B26F body #6401, LT body number 8221
              12/53 MA into service: used on 348, 397 (Amersham)
               8/57 MA into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               9/57 MA from overhaul, unlicensed
              10/57 MA relicensed
              58-61 MA
               4/62 MA used on 348
              10/62 SV transfer (Stevenage)
              11/62 GY transfer into store, (Grays) then to Aldenham overhaul 
               1/63 MA from overhaul unlicensed
               3/63 GR change store (Garston)
               8/63 RG transfer, Aldenham/Chiswick staff bus (Reigate)
               8/64 RG into store
              10/64 DG transfer, used on 471 (Dunton Green)
               1965 DG
              12/66 DG withdrawn from passenger service
               1/67 GY change store (Grays)
               2/67 AM transfer (Plumstead): Aldenham staff bus
               7/67 AM into store
               7/67 AW change store (Abbey Wood)
               8/67 NF change store (Northfleet)
              12/68 CM change store (Chelsham)
               9/69    sold to Bickers Coaches of Coddenham, Suffolk (school bus)
               3/76    bought by TMR Preservation
               2/98    visited Dunton Green for closure: see report.
               4/98    active on  East Grinstead Running Day 
                       part-change of ownership: preserved by Trevor Adams (Kent)
              11/03    in preservation (Kent)
GS56 in DG GS56 in DG
GS56 in Dunton Green garage on closure day.


GS57  MXX 357 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44965, ECW B26F body #6398, LT body number 8222
              12/53 NF into service (Northfleet)
                    NF used on 450, 492
               1954 NF
               1955 NF used on 490
               1956 NF
               7/57 NF to Aldenham overhaul
               9/57 NF from overhaul unlicensed
              10/57 NF relicensed
              58-61 NF 
               9/62 NF to Aldenham overhaul
              12/62 RG from o/h, unlicensed (Reigate)
               1/63 CY transfer (Crawley)
               3/63 GR transfer (Garston)
                    GR used on 336A
               64-6 GR
               5/67 NF transfer: used on 490
               2/68 NF into store
              12/68 CM change store, (Chelsham)
               5/69 CM sold to Upper Avon Navigation Trust, Lapworth
                       scrapped

GS58  MXX 358 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44971, ECW B26F body #6400, LT body number 8223
              12/53 EG into service on 494 (East Grinstead)
               54-6 EG used on 494
               4/57 EG to Aldenham overhaul
               6/57 RG from overhaul, stored (Reigate)
               8/57 EG transfer (East Grinstead)
              58-61 EG used on 494
               5/62 EG to Aldenham o/h
               7/62 RG from o/h unlicensed
               8/62 NF transfer (Northfleet)
                    NF used on 490
               63-6 NF
               5/67 NF delicensed, stored
               6/68    sold to National Trust, Lapworth

GS59  MXX 359 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44975, ECW B26F body #6404, LT body number 8224
              12/53 EG into service (East Grinstead)
              10/54 EP transfer for 381, 393 (Epping)
               55-6 EP 
               5/57 EP to Aldenham overhaul
               6/57 EG from overhaul
              58-61 EG used on 494
               4/62 in use on 494
               6/62 EG to Aldenham o/h
               9/62 EG from o/h unlicensed
               9/62 NF temporary transfer (Northfleet)..
               9/62 EG ..transfer back: used on 494
               1963 EG
               5/64 EG into store
               8/64 DG transfer for 471 (Dunton Green)
                    CY used on 473 (Crawley)
                    DG used on 471
              12/66 GY transfer into store (Grays)
               67-8 GY in store, withdrawn 
              12/69    sold to Tillingbourne Valley
               1/70    scrapped

GS60  MXX 360 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44979, ECW B26F body #6405, LT body number 8225
              12/53 MA new (Amersham)
               54-6 MA
               2/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul 
               4/57 MA from overhaul
               1957 MA used on 397
              58-60 MA 
              12/61 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               3/62 GR from o/h, unlicensed (Garston)
               4/62 GR relicensed
                    GR used on 309
               63-6 GR
               2/67 GR delicensed, stored
               9/69    sold to Bickers of Coddenham
               */70    in service with Bickers
               3/76    CBPG: Active Preservation (Raynes Park)
               1/88    preserved: Graves, Watford 
               4/98    in repaint: pink primer
              12/00    commence complete overhaul, T.Quince
                       bought for preservation, Terry Gilroy
              10/04    restoration completed
               3/05    active on Swanley Running Day (452,478,479)
               4/05    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)  
               6/05    active on Hertford Running Day (329, 333)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471) 
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (433,449) 
               6/06    active on Hertford Running Day (308A, 329) 
               3/07    bought by Roger Wright, Blue Triangle
               4/07    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494) 
               6/07    retained by Roger Wright, London Bus Co, Northfleet 
               6/07    active on Hertford Running Day (329)

GS61  MXX 361 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44983, ECW B26F body #6406, LT body number 8226
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
               54-6 MA
              11/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul
               1/58 MA from overhaul, unlicensed
               2/58 MA relicensed  
               8/58    loaned to Gt. Yarmouth,
      MXX 363          swapped reg with 63
               7/59 GM returned from loan into store (Victoria)
               8/59 GY change store
               1960 GY in storage
               2/61 RE change store
               4/61    withdrawn as GS63
               4/61    sold to Corvedale Motors, Ludlow
               5/65    withdrawn
               5/65    acquired by Morris, Leintwardine
               9/66    sold to Yeates (Loughborough)
               9/66    bought by AS Dowding, Eastbourne, East Sussex
               2/67    return to Yeates (Loughborough) 
               -/67    bought by Carters (Contractor), Kings Lynn, Norfolk
              12/68    sold to Brundells Turning (West Lynn)
               1/69    bought by a gangmaster, Torrington St Clement, Kings Lynn, Norfolk
              12/69    withdrawn 
                       scrapped

GS62  MXX 362 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44985, ECW B26F body #6408, LT body number 8227
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham): used on 348, 348A, 373, 397, 398, 398A
               4/54 GR transfer (Garston)
               55-6 GR loaned to Hertford: used on 329
               9/57 GR into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
              10/57 GR from overhaul, unlicensed
              11/57 GR relicensed: used on 309, 336A
              58-61 GR
               9/62 MA transfer
              10/62 TG transfer, staff bus (Tring)
              11/62 TG into store..
              11/62 GR change store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               5/63 GR from overhaul unlicensed
               9/63 TG staff bus
              12/64 DG transfer for 471 (Dunton Green)
               1965 DG
              12/66 DG last 471 back into DG
              12/66 GY transfer into store (Grays)
               2/67 RG transfer, staff bus (Reigate)
              12/69 RG transfer to Central Area stock: staff bus
               70-1 RG Chiswick & Aldenham staff bus
               6/72 RG staff bus
               2/73 RG withdrawn
              10/73    bought by St.Georges School, Harpenden
               1977    bought for preservation
                       re-engined
               1990    overhaul at Edgware LT
                       restored to LT green.
                       Active Preservation, Alan Charman, East Grinstead
               1994    based at Twickenham garage
               4/96    active at East Grinstead Running Day
               4/97    active at East Grinstead Running Day
               2/98    visited Dunton Green for closure: see report.
               4/98    active on  East Grinstead Running Day
              12/98    London Lights Tour
               3/99    Dunton Green Running Day
             3/2000    active at Chart Running Day
               4/00    active at East Grinstead Running Day
               6/01    active on Hertford Running Day
               4/02    at Cobham Open Day
               4/02    active on East Grinstead Running Day
               4/02    HCVS London-Brighton run: third prize
               6/02    active on Hertford Running Day
               9/02    active on Dorking Running Day
               4/03    at Cobham Museum Open Day
               4/03    active on East Grinstead Running Day
               6/03    active on Hitchin & Hertford Running Day
               8/03    active on Dorking Running Day
               9/03    active on Westerham & Oxted Running Day
              10/03    active on Chesham Running Day
               6/04    active on Hertford Running Day (329,329A)
               7/04    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)
              10/04    active on Northfleet Running Day (450)
               3/05    active on Swanley Running Day (478,479,452)
               6/05    active on Hertford Running Day (333)
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471) 
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (425,439,449)  
               3/06    active on Horsham Running Day (852)
               4/06    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               6/06    active on Hertford Running Day (384, 386, 383, 807, 393)
               9/06    active on Tenterden Running Day
               4/07    active on East Grinstead Running Day (435, 434)
               6/07    active on Hertford Running Day (388, 329) 
               9/07    active on Dorking Running Day (449)
               4/09    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428, 494)
               5/09    active on Horsham Running Day (852)  
               8/09    active on Eastbourne Running Day
               4/10    active on East Grinstead Running Day 
               5/10    active on Sevenoaks Running Day (704, 404)
               6/10    active on Hertford Running Day (329)
               7/10    active on Gravesend Running Day (450, 451, 490) 
               9/10    active on Leatherhead Running Day (422) 
               4/15    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)    
GS56/62 in DG GS56/62 at DG
GS56 and GS62 at Dunton Green garage, 14 Feb 1998. Photos by Ian Smith. Click for larger pictures.


GS63  MXX 363 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44988, ECW B26F body #6410, LT body number 8228
               1/54 HN into service (Hitchin)
               7/55 HG on loan: used on 333 (Hertford)
               1956 HN
              10/57 HN delicensed, stored
              12/57 HN to Aldenham overhaul
               2/58 LS from overhaul, unlicensed (Luton)
               3/58 HN transfer  
               9/58    loaned to Great Yarmouth Corporation
      MXX 361          swapped reg with 61.
               7/59 GM returned from loan, into store (Victoria)
               8/59 GY change store (Grays)
               1960 GY in store
               2/61 RE change store (Romford)
               5/61    sold to Corvedale Motors, Ludlow, #6
      MXX 361          Active Preservation, I.Davies, Knighton
               9/07    at Merthyr Tydfil Rally

GS64  MXX 364 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44994, ECW B26F body #6409, LT body number 8229
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
               6/54 MA used on 373
                    MA used on 345A 
               55-6 MA 
               5/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul 
               7/57 MA from overhaul, unlicensed 
               8/57 MA relicensed
              58-61 MA
               1962 MA used on 332
               7/62 MA into store
               8/62 MA to Aldenham overhaul
              10/62 MA from o/h unlicensed
              11/62 SV transfer (Stevenage)
               9/63 SV into store
              10/63 HG change store,
              10/63 SV return to service
               2/64 SV into store again
               4/64 HG transfer (Hertford)
               65-6 HG
               5/67 HG delicensed, stored
               7/67 SV change store
              10/67 HF change store (Hatfield)
              12/68 GY change store (Grays)
               1/70 GY transfer to London Country (already withdrawn)
               8/70 GR change store (Garston)
               4/71    bought by Tillingbourne Valley Services; 
              10/72    withdrawn
               1/74    sold to J.Lines of London (Preservation)
               5/74    sold to J.P.Wood of Craven Arms (Numbered 1): Chuckie Chickens staff transport
               4/76    active with J.P.Woods
                       (It was still there early 1979)
               6/79    bought for preservation: Sockett, Wolverhampton 
               8/85    bought by LT Museum.
               1997    restoration completed for LT Museum. 
                    AG Active Preservation: kept at Ash Grove
              12/98 AT Ash Grove-Covent Garden-Acton Depot run
               8/03    active on Dorking Running Day
               7/05    active on Knockholt Pound Running Day (471)
               6/06    active on Hertford Running Day (388) 
               6/10    active on Hertford Running Day  (308A, 329)
               6/11    active at Hertford Running Day  (308A, 333) 
GS 64, Covent Garden GS 64, Covent Garden
GS64 in unfamiliar territory: Covent Garden Piazza. On 5th December 1998 the LT Museum paraded some of their collection through London to Covent Garden, then on in the evening to the new Depot for the Reserve Collection at Acton.
Photo by Ian Smith. Click for a larger picture.


GS65  MXX 365 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44995, ECW B26F body #6411, LT body number 8230
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
                    MA used on 348
               1954 MA
               1955 MA used on 397
               1956 MA
               9/57 MA to Aldenham overhaul
              11/57 MA from overhaul, unlicensed
              12/57 MA relicensed
              58-61 MA
               9/62 MA into store
              10/62 GR change store (Garston), then to Aldenham overhaul
              12/62 MA from o/h
               1/63 HG transfer (Hertford)
                    HG used on 329  
                    HG used on 389 Town service at Harlow (SV)
               64-7 HG
               6/68 HG into store
              10/68    change store to Aldenham
               7/69    sold to Wombwell Diesels: scrapped.

GS66  MXX 366 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44998, ECW B26F body #6413, LT body number 8231
              12/53 MA into service (Amersham)
               4/54 MA used on 394
               1955 MA
               7/56 GF transfer for 448/A (Guildford)
                    GF used on 448
               5/57 GF to Aldenham overhaul
               6/57 GF from overhaul, then relicensed
               58-9 GF
               1960 GF used on 448
               1961 GF
               2/62 GF into store
               7/62 GF to Aldenham o/h
              10/62 NF from o/h unlicensed (Northfleet)
              11/62 NF relicensed
               4/62 MA used on 348 (Amersham)
                    NF used on 490
               5/67 NF delicensed, stored
               7/67 AM transfer, Aldenham staff bus (Plumstead)
              12/67 AM into store
               1/68 AM back as staff bus
               7/69 AM into store
               8/69 GR transfer, trainer (Garston)
              10/69 GR into store
               1/70 GR transfer to London Country (already withdrawn)
               4/71    bought by Winstones Limited of Harefield
               2/73    withdrawn
               4/73    bought by Beach of Ashford (Middlesex)  
                       cannibalised (bits in GS 12)

GS67  MXX 367 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #44999, ECW B26F body #6412, LT body number 8232
               1/54 GR into service on 336A (Garston)
               2/54 GR into store
               5/54 GR ..and out for 309, 336A, 361
               55-6 GR
               1957 GR used on eg 309, 336A
               3/58 GR into store
               5/58 GR to Aldenham overhaul
               9/58 GR from overhaul, unlicensed
              10/58 GR relicensed
              12/58 GR used on 336A
              59-61 GR
              10/62 GR withdrawn into store
               5/63    bought by Tillingbourne Valley Services
               6/70    rallied at Stratford-upon-Avon in LT green
               1972    rallied at Brighton in a not-quite-LT red livery, with
                       black wings and cream lining
               1973    in preservation
               6/79    at Hillingdon Rally, still in red, black wings, 218 blinds
                       operated as Nostalgiabus No 7, claret/white livery
              10/98    with Nostalgiabus
               5/99    repaint in Tillingbourne claret/white
               8/01    used on 489, 515
                       bought by R.Gould, New Romney (Tillingbourne livery)
            by 2012    rebuilt and refurbished
GS67 at Crystal Palace GS67 at Crystal Palace
Two views of GS67: in LT red (how odd it looks!)
and in Nostalgiabus maroon at Crystal Palace
Photos, used with permission, by BusSpotter
Click on images for larger versions.


GS68  MXX 368 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45018, ECW B26F body #6414, LT body number 8233
               1/54 TG into service on 387 (Tring)
               54-7 TG
               2/58 TG into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
               4/58 TG from overhaul, unlicensed
               5/58 TG relicensed
               8/58    loaned to Great Yarmouth
               2/59    in service, Great Yarmouth
               7/59 GM returned from loan, into store (Victoria)
               8/59 GY change store (Grays)
               4/60 TG transfer
               5/60 TG into store
               7/60 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               1961 HH
              10/62 GR transfer into store (Garston) 
               3/63    sold to Corvedale Motor Services, Ludlow
                       sold to Roditi Int. London (Showroom)
              12/68    scrapped

GS69  MXX 369 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45019, ECW B26F body #6419, LT body number 8234
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               4/54 GR into service on 336A
               8/54 MA transfer (Amersham)
               55-7 MA 
               7/58 MA into store
               9/58 MA to Aldenham overhaul
              10/58 MA from overhaul unlicensed
              11/58 MA relicensed
              58-60 MA
               1961 MA used on 348
              10/62 GR transfer into store (Garston)
               1/63 GR from store
               2/63 GR into store,
               2/63 HG ..transfer, trainer (Hertford)
               3/63 GR transfer back into store 
 2             5/63    bought by Tillingbourne Valley Services #2
               1964    Tillingbourne
               9/65    accident damaged: withdrawn for spares 
               7/68    scrapped

GS70  MXX 370 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45029, ECW B26F body #6416, LT body number 8235
               1/54 TG into service on 387 (Tring)
               1955 TG
               7/56 GR transfer for 309, 336A, 361 (Garston)
              10/57 GR into store, then to Aldenham overhaul
              12/57 GR from overhaul, unlicensed
               1/58 GR relicensed  
               9/58    loaned to Gt. Yarmouth
               7/59 GM returned from loan, into store (Victoria)
               8/59 GY change store (Grays)
               1960 GY in store
               2/61 RE change store (Romford) 
               4/61    sold to West Ham Borough Handicapped Persons Voluntary Welfare Committee
                       fitted with rear doors and tail lift
               1967    in service with West Ham: red/cream
            by 4/74    bought by G.Burgess, London W4 for spares
                       Cannibalised (initially bits in GS33, then GS34) 
                       remains scrapped

GS71  MXX 371 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45030, ECW B26F body #6415, LT body number 8236
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               6/54 GR into service 
               1954 EP on loan: used on 393 (Epping)
               55-6 GR
               1957 GR used on 309, 336A (Garston)
               8/58 GR to Aldenham overhaul
              10/58 GR from overhaul unlicensed
               1/59 GR relicensed: used on 309
               */60 GR used on 336A
               1961 GR
              10/62 GR into store
               3/65    bought by Stevensons, Uttoxeter #27
               7/65    in service with Stevensons
               1971    scrapped

GS72  MXX 372 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45031, ECW B26F body #6418, LT body number 8237
               1/54 GR change store (Garston)
               4/54 EP into service on 381, 393 (Epping)
               5/54 HG transfer (Hertford)
               55-6 HG
               8/57 HG used on 329A
               8/57 HG used on 386
               1957 HG used on 388
              10/57 HG delicensed, stored
               3/58 HG to Aldenham overhaul
               4/58 HG from overhaul, unlicensed
               8/58    loaned to Great Yarmouth Corporation
               7/59 GM returned from loan, into store (Victoria)
               8/59 GY change store (Grays)
              11/59 SA transfer for 382 (St.Albans)
               1960 SA
              10/61 SA into store, ..and out again
              10/62 GR transfer into store (Garston) 
               3/63    bought by Corvedale Motor Services, Ludlow
               1/65    withdrawn 
               1/65    sold to Arlington Motors Ltd (Potters Bar)
               1/65    sold to Kirk & Kirk Contractors, London
               2/67    scrapped 

GS73  MXX 373 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45034, ECW B26F body #6417, LT body number 8238
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               4/54 HG into service (Hertford)
              c1955 HG used on 333, 338A
              12/55 EP transfer for 381, 393 (Epping)
               1/56 HG return
              10/57 HG into store
               1/58 HG ..and out
               3/58 HG to Aldenham overhaul
               7/58 HG from overhaul, unlicensed
               1/59 HG relicensed
               60-1 HG
              10/62 GY transfer into store (Grays)
               63-4 GY in store
               4/65 HF change store (Hatfield)
               9/66    sold to Multiple Sclerosis Society, Bromley
               7/80    Beadles, Newtown
                       sold as Hippy Bus / Ireland
               */97    caravan: white/black
               2000    Bath: roof badly damaged by fire
               1/01    acquired for preservation with poorly roof:
                       to be restored as an open-topper?
               2002    scrapped (too badly fire-damaged): parts to GS60
                       chassis used as farm trailer, Apsley Guise, Bedfordshire

GS74  MXX 374  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45035, ECW B26F body #6424, LT body number 8239
               1/54 GR change store (Garston)
               4/54 HG into service (Hertford)
               1955 HG
                    HG used on 333B
               1956 HG used on 388
              11/57 HG into store
               4/58 HG to Aldenham overhaul
               9/58 HG from overhaul
              59-61 HG
               */62 HG used on 386
              12/62 RE into store (Romford)
               6/63 GY change store (Grays)
               9/63    sold to PVS (Ilford)
               9/63    bought by Hewlett & McLean (Enfield Carriers) 
               */65    withdrawn
               5/65    sold to Arlington Motors Ltd (Potters Bar)
               5/65    sold to Thurgoods (Ware)    
               7/65    scrapped

GS75  MXX 375          new to LT, Guy Special #45039, ECW B26F body #6420, LT body number 8240
               1/54 GR new: placed in store (Garston)
               6/54 GR into service, on 361, 309, 336A
              11/54 GR into store
              12/54 GR ..and out
               1955 GR
               1/56 MA transfer (Amersham)
               1957 MA
              10/58 MA stored, then to Aldenham overhaul
              11/58 MA from overhaul unlicensed
              12/58 MA relicensed
               1959 MA
               1960 MA used on 348
               1961 MA
               7/62 MA into store
               8/62 GR change store
               9/62 MA transfer
              10/62 GR transfer into store
              11/62 TG transfer, staff bus (Tring)
               9/63 TG into store 
              11/63    sold to Knightswood Coaches, Watford
              10/64    used on Patchetts Green - Borehamwood Service
                       sold to Southern Motorways
              10/72    sold to James, Botley: scrapped

GS76  MXX 376          new to LT, Guy Special #45043, ECW B26F body #6421, LT body number 8241
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               4/54 GR into service on 309, 361, 336A
               55-7 GR
              10/58 GR into store
              11/58 GR to Aldenham overhaul
              12/58 GR from overhaul, then relicensed
              12/58 HH used on 316 (Hemel Hempstead)
              59-61 GR
               4/62 GR into store
               6/62 GY transfer for 372 (Grays)
               7/62 RE transfer into store (Romford)
               9/62 GF transfer for 448 (Guildford)
              10/62 DG transfer for 471 (Dunton Green)
              11/62 DG into store 
               5/64    bought by Tillingbourne Valley
               9/64    in service to Ewhurst: Tillingbourne Valley 
                       caravan
               6/78    Preservation, Gainsborough
               1/01    transfer in preservation to T&D Ralph, Crawley
               4/01    at Cobham Open Day
               4/01    visitor to East Grinstead
               4/02    at Cobham Open Day
               4/02    active on East Grinstead Running Day
               9/02    active on Dorking Running Day
               8/03    active on Dorking Running Day
               9/03    active on Westerham & Oxted Running Day(464,465,485)
               4/04    active on East Grinstead Running Day (428,434)
               8/04    active on Dorking Running Day (852,449,425,448) 
               4/05    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494) 
               5/05    on HCVS London-Brighton run 
               9/05    active on Dorking Running Day (433, 449)  
               3/06    active on Horsham Running Day (852) 
               4/05    active on East Grinstead Running Day (494)
               5/09    active on Horsham Running Day (852) 
               5/09    bought for continued preservation, Essex, supposedly
                       actually bought for export: repainted white for wedding bus, Belgium:
               5/09    Retro Ceremoniewagens, Aartselaar, Belguim

GS76 at East Grinstead, April 2001 GS76 at Ewhurst, August 2003
GS76 visits East Grinstead Running Day, April 2001, and is active on the 449 at Ewhurst in August 2003. Photos by Ian Smith. Click for larger pictures.


GS77  MXX 377 12/53    new to LT, Guy Special #45045, ECW B26F body #6423, LT body number 8242
               1/54 GR change store (Garston)
               7/54 WR into service (Windsor)
               55-6 WR
               1957 WR used on 445
              11/58 WR to Aldenham overhaul
               1/59 WR from overhaul, then relicensed
               3/59 WR used on 445
              60-61 WR
               1961 WR used on 445
              10/62 WR into store
              11/62 RG change store (Reigate) 
               5/64    bought by Canbarra Aircraft Spares, Guildford
               3/65    bought by Staravia Ltd(Aeronauticals), Blackbushe 
               7/68    scrapped

GS78  MXX 378          new to LT, Guy Special #45046, ECW B26F body #6425, LT body number 8243
               1/54 GR change store (Garston)
               4/54 GR into service (Garston)
               1955 WR into service on 442 (Windsor)
               57-8 WR used on 445
               1/59 WR delicensed, then to Aldenham overhaul
               3/59 DG from overhaul, unlicensed (Dunton Green)
               5/59 DG relicensed
               1960 DG
               5/61 DG into store
               6/61 HD transfer, staff bus (Harrow Weald)
               2/63 GR transfer into store, then trainer (Garston)
               4/63 GR back into store  
               1/64    bought by Ronsway, Hemel Hempstead
               3/65    sold to Arlington Motors Ltd (Potters Bar)
               3/65    sold to Tate, Markyate
               3/65    with Tate
               8/66    bought by BG Cooke, Dunstable, Beds
              12/66    sold to Yeates, (Loughborough   
               2/67    scrapped

GS79  MXX 379  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45051, ECW B26F body #6422, LT body number 8244
               1/54 GR change store (Garston)
               8/54 RG change store (Reigate)
              11/54 NF into service on 450,451,452,490,492 (Northfleet)
               55-8 NF 
               1/59 NF delicensed 
               2/59 NF to Aldenham overhaul
               4/59 NF from overhaul, unlicensed
               5/59 NF relicensed
              60-61 MA (Amersham)
              11/62 NF transfer into store  
               6/63    bought by Southern Motorways 
                       scrapped
               
GS80  MXX 380  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45053, ECW B26F body #6427, LT body number 8245
               4/54    in store at Aldenham
               5/54 GR change store (Garston)
               7/54 WR into service (Windsor) 
               1955 WR used on 445
              10/56 HN transfer (Hitchin)
               1/57 HN used on 383
               8/57 HN used on 383
               3/58 HG transfer (Hertford)
               5/58 HG into store
               9/58 GR transfer (Garston)
              12/58 GR to Aldenham overhaul
               2/59 GR from overhaul, unlicensed
               5/59 GR trainer
              11/59 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead)
               1960 HH
               5/61 HH in use on 317
              10/62 GR transfer into store
              10/63    sold to Chemical Building Products, Hemel Hempstead 
                       scrapped                     
 
GS81  MXX 381  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45055, ECW B26F body #6426, LT body number 8246
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               8/54 RG change store (Reigate)
              12/54 CY into service on 852/A (Crawley)
               1955 CY used on 852
              12/56 CY used on 852
               9/57 CY used on 852
               1958 CY used on 851
               1/59 RG transfer into store
               3/59 RG to Aldenham overhaul
               4/59 RG from overhaul, unlicensed
               5/59 CM transfer (Chelsham)
               1960 CM used on 464,465,485
              10/61 CM used on 464,465,485
               7/62 CM
              10/62 NF transfer into store 
              10/64    bought by D.J.Mayhew, Bromley
                       bought by J.Ward & Son, Bourne End, Hemel
               1971    bought by Tideway School, Newhaven 
                       scrapped

GS82  MXX 382  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45061, ECW B26F body #6428, LT body number 8247
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               8/54 RG change store (Reigate)
              12/54 CY into service on 852/A (Crawley)
               4/55 CY used on 852
               8/55 DS transfer (Dorking)
               56-8 DS
               1/59 DS into store
               4/59 DS to Aldenham overhaul
               6/59 DS from overhaul, unlicensed
               7/59 DS relicensed
              60-61 DS used on 433, 449
               4/62 DS withdrawn from service
               2/63 GF change store (Guildford)
               2/63 DS and back (in store)
               9/63 WR change store (Windsor)
              10/63 DS ..and back into store 
 1311CD        2/64 AR into service fleet: 1311CD Civil Defence Corps (Tottenham)
               7/67 WN (Wood Green)
               9/68 EM into store (Edmonton) 
               7/70    bought by Tillingbourne Valley
                       painted maroon, white lining 
                       scrapped

GS83  MXX 383  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45063, ECW B26F body #6429, LT body number 8248
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               8/54 RG change store (Reigate)
              12/54 CY into service on 852/A (Crawley)
               1955 CY used on 852
               1955 DS loan: used on 433 in deep snow!
               5/55 DS transfer (Dorking)
               7/56 HH transfer (Hemel Hempstead) 
               57-8 HH used on 316
               1/59 HH into store
               3/59 HH to Aldenham overhaul
               5/59 HH from overhaul, unlicensed 
               7/59 HH relicensed
               1960 HH
               1961 HH used on 316
               1962 HH used on 316
              10/62 GR transfer into store
              12/63    bought by British Railways, Midland Region, #1449FO8
                       used  at Work Study Training Centre, Watford 
               1967    scrapped 

GS84  MXX 384  1/54    new to LT, Guy Special #45066, ECW B26F body #6430, LT body number 8249
               2/54 GR change store (Garston)
               8/54 RG change store (Reigate)
               1955 RG in store
               1/56 LH into service: used on 481 (Leatherhead)
               57-8 LH 
               1/59 LH to Aldenham overhaul
               3/59 LH from overhaul
               6/59 LH relicensed
               5/60 CY transfer (Crawley)
               6/60 CY used on 434 extras
               1961 CY 
               1962 CY used on 852
               1/63 CY into store
               5/63 WR change store (Windsor)
               6/63 RG change store 
               3/64    bought by Tillingbourne Valley #4
               1970    bought for preservation
           by 12/73    Preserved by Ruecroft, Brading, Isle of Wight
                       preserved by Mr Powell, Newport, IOW.
               */08    bought for continued preservation, Del Tilling, IOW
            by 4/10    bought by Miller, Ballyclare

Bus Stop contents bus history photo refs GS routes