This page prepared by Ian Smith 23rd June 2008.

Histories: Private Hire LTCs: LTC1-24


These histories are not complete. They are being compiled as I gather data from a variety of sources. Particularly helpful have been:

LTC 1  EGO 505 11/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631227 Weymann C28F #17610 (Weymann #M1274)
               11/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer to Old Kent Rd (BT closed)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                        fitted with glazed roof panels, no aerials
                1/48 HG (Hertford)
                6/48 AF transfer for Olympics work (Putney, Chelverton Road)
                7/48 K  transfer for Olympics work (Kingston)
                8/48 WR transfer for Olympics work (Windsor)
                9/48 DG transfer (Dunton Green)
                4/49 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
                */49    on private hire work
               10/49 CS to Chiswick Works
               12/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               12/49 Q  from o/h
                5/50 GM transfer (Victoria)
               10/51 GM into store..
               10/51 RG ..change store (Reigate)
                5/52 P  change store 
                6/52 P  reinstated
               10/52 P  withdrawn into store again
                2/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                2/53    sold to Mercantile Machinery, (London SW3)

LTC 2  EGO 506  9/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631228 Weymann C28F #17611 (Weymann #M1275)
               12/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer, (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
                war: CF Ambulance, green/green/green, EMS marking, aerial
                     CF used at Pinewood Sanatorium, Wokingham
                1944 CF
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 HG (Hertford)
                6/48 AF transfer for Olympics work (Putney, Chelverton Road)
               11/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
               12/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               12/49 AF from o/h
                1/50 AL transfer (Merton)
                     AL used on 127 to Morden Stn 
               10/51 AL withdrawn into store..
               10/51 PB ..change store (Potters Bar)
                6/54    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 3  EGO 507  9/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631229 Weymann C28F #17612 (Weymann #M1276)
               11/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer, (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 HG (Hertford)
                6/48 AR transfer for Olympics work (Tottenham)
                7/48 AV transfer for Olympics work (Hounslow)
                8/48 HG transfer 
                */48    Private Hire: green/green, no aerials
                4/49 AF transfer (Putney, Chelverton Road)
                */49    Private Hire: green/green, no aerials 
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                3/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                3/50 AF from o/h
                5/50 N  transfer (Norwood) 
               10/50 AF return
                6/51 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
               10/51 F  withdrawn into store..
               10/51 PB ..change store (Potters Bar)
                1/52 RG change store (Reigate)
                9/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                9/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 4  EGO 508  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631230 Weymann C30F #17613 (Weymann #M1277)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
	          war:    ambulance, grn/grn/grn
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 HG (Hertford)
                6/48 AR transfer for Olympics work (Tottenham)
                7/48 K  transfer for Olympics work (Kingston)
                8/48 WR transfer for Olympics work (Windsor)
                8/48    used for Olympic Games, no aerials.
                2/49 J  transfer for peak bus traffic (Holloway)
               10/49 AF transfer (Putney, Chelverton Road)
                3/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                4/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                4/50 AF from o/h
                5/50 N  transfer (Norwood)
               10/50 AF return
                5/51 ON transfer (Alperton)
               10/51 ON withdrawn ..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 5  EGO 509 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631231 Weymann C28F #17614 (Weymann #M1278)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
                war: CF Ambulance, green/green/green, EMS marking, aerial
                     CF used at Pinewood Sanatorium, Wokingham
                1944 CF
               12/45    returned to LT
                1/48 P
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
               10/49 CS to Chiswick Works
               12/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               12/49 P  from o/h
               10/51 P  withdrawn ..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store 
                8/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 6  EGO 510 11/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631232 Weymann C28F #17615 (Weymann #M1279)
               12/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer, (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                5/47    used for British Industries Fair, Earls Court, no aerials
                1/48 AF (Putney, Chelverton Road)
                7/48 K  transfer for Olympics work (Kingston)
                8/48 K  used for Olympic Games, no aerials
                8/48 WR transfer for Olympics work (Windsor)
                9/48 DG transfer (Dunton Green)
                4/49 Q  transfer (Camberwell) 
                5/49 GM transfer (Victoria)
                6/49 Q  return
               11/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
               12/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               12/49 Q  from o/h
               12/50 AC transfer (Willesden)
               10/51 AC withdrawn ..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)..
               10/51 CS ....to Chiswick Works
                1/52 RG change store (Reigate)
                9/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                9/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 7  EGO 511  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631233 Weymann C30F #17616 (Weymann #M1280)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 K  (Kingston)
               12/48 P  used on 53A to Plumstead Common
               11/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
               12/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               12/49 P  from o/h
               10/51 P  withdrawn ..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 8  EGO 512 10/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631234 Weymann C28F #17617 (Weymann #M1281)
               11/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer, (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green 
                1/48 DG (Dunton Green)
                6/48 P  transfer for Olympics work (Old Kent Road)
                7/48 AV transfer for Olympics work (Hounslow)
                8/48 HN transfer for GreenLine (Hitchin)
                2/49 J  transfer for peak bus traffic (Holloway)
               10/49 P  transfer for Private Hire work
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                3/50    fitted with s/h diesel engine
                3/50 P  from o/h
                5/51 TL transfer (Catford)
               10/51 TL withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 9  EGO 513  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631235 Weymann C30F #17618 (Weymann #M1282)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 HG (Hertford)
                6/48 AR transfer for Olympics work (Tottenham)
                7/48 UX transfer for Olympics work (Uxbridge)
                8/48 HN transfer for GreenLine (Hitchin)
                4/49 F  transfer (Putney Bridge) 
                */49 F  in use on 14, no aerials 
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                3/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                3/50 F  from o/h
                5/50 AR transfer 
               10/50 F  return
               10/51 TL withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)..
               10/51 RG ....change store (Reigate)
                5/52 CF change store (Chalk Farm)
                6/52 CF reinstated
               10/52 CF withdrawn into store again
                2/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                2/53    sold to Mercantile Machinery, (London SW3)

LTC 10 EGO 514  2/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631236 Weymann C30F #17619 (Weymann #M1283)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 NF (Northfleet)
                6/48 P  transfer for Olympics work (Tottenham)
                7/48 GM transfer for Olympics work (Victoria)
                */48    on Private hire work, with aerial
                8/48 EP transfer for GreenLine (Epping)
               12/48 HG transfer (Hertford)
                4/49 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul 
                3/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                3/50 CF from o/h 
                */50    in use on 52 to Ladbrke Grove, petrol, green/green, no aerials
                5/50 T  transfer (Leyton)
               10/51 T withdrawn..
               10/51 RG ..into store (Reigate)
                5/52 CF change store (Chalk Farm)
                6/52 CF reinstated
               10/52 CF withdrawn into store again
                2/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                2/53    sold to Mercantile Machinery, (London SW3)

LTC 11 EGO 515 10/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631237 Weymann C28F #17620 (Weymann #M1284)
               11/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer, (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 HG (Hertford)
                6/48 AF transfer for Olympics work (Putney, Chelverton Road)
                7/48 K  transfer for Olympics work (Kingston)
                8/48 K  used for Olympic Games, minus bumper
                8/48 WR transfer (Windsor).
                     DG transfer (Dunton Green)
                2/49 J  transfer for peak bus traffic (Holloway)
               10/49 P  transfer..
               10/49 CS ..to Chiswick Works
               12/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               12/49 P  from o/h
               10/50 GM transfer (Victoria)
                */51 GM on Private hire 
               10/51 GM withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 12 EGO 516 11/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631238 Weymann C28F #17621 (Weymann #M1285)
               12/37 BT into private hire service (Brixton)
               12/37 P  transfer, (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                1/48 LS (Luton)
                6/48 GM transfer for Olympics work (Victoria)
                8/48 EP transfer for GreenLine (Epping)
               12/48 HG transfer (Hertford)
                4/49 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
                7/49 GM transfer
                7/49    rebuilt with oil engine: refurbished, repainted green/green
                9/49    on Private hire, no aerials, opening roof: green/green
                2/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                4/50 GM from o/h
                5/50 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
               10/51 Q  withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                5/52 CS change stored to Chiswick, no aerials
                8/53    sold to T.E.King & Co., (New Malden) 

LTC 13 EGO 517 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631239 Weymann C28F #17622 (Weymann #M1286)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 AR (Tottenham)
                5/49 R  transfer (Hammersmith)..
                5/49 AR ..return
               11/49 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                5/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                4/50 F  from o/h
                5/50 AR transfer 
               10/50 F  return 
               11/50 ON transfer (Alperton)
               10/51 ON withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 
              
LTC 14 EGO 518  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631240 Weymann C30F #17623 (Weymann #M1287)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                1938    on Private hire, green/green/green, opening roof, aerial	
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                1946    refurbished, repainted green/green, aerial
                5/47 J  used for British Industries Fair, Earls Court, opening roof, no aerials
                5/47    hired by BBC 
                1/48 ON (Alperton)
                3/48 P  transfer 
                7/48 AV transfer for Olympics work (Hounslow)
                8/48 HG transfer (Hertford) 
                4/49 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
               12/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                2/50    fitted with s/h diesel engine
                2/50 CF from o/h
                5/50 T  transfer (Leyton) 
                1951    in service, aerial 
               10/51 T  withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store 
                8/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 15 EGO 519 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631241 Weymann C28F #17624 (Weymann #M1288)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 TC (Croydon)
                3/48 GM transfer (Victoria)
                8/48 LS transfer (Luton)
                */49    on Private hire, no aerials 
                4/49 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
                5/49 Q  transfer (Camberwell)
                2/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                4/50    fitted with s/h diesel engine
                4/50 Q  from o/h
                */50    on Private hire, diesel, no aerials
                195* Q  on Private hire, no aerials 	
                */51 Q  on Private hire, no aerials
               10/51 Q  withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                9/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                9/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 
                
LTC 16 EGO 520  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631242 Weymann C30F #17625 (Weymann #M1289)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                1946    green/white, awaiting refurb after ambulance work, aerial
                1946    refurbished, repainted green/green
                1/48 EP (Epping)
                6/48 P  transfer for Olympics work 
                */48 P  used on peak-hour 53A to Plumstead Common, no aerials, no roof glazing	
                8/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
               11/49    rebuilt with oil engine
               11/49 P  from o/h
                1950 P
               10/51 P  withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
               11/52 CS to Chiswick Works
                1/53    sold to Mercantile Machinery, (London SW3) 
                
LTC 17 EGO 521  2/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631243 Weymann C30F #17626 (Weymann #M1290)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                */46    used on 52 reliefs
                */47 EP used on 720 to Epping, green/green, no aerials (Epping)
                1/48 EP 
                3/48 EP used on 720 to Epping, green/green, no aerials
                6/48 GM transfer for Olympics work (Victoria)	
                9/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
               11/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               11/49 GM from o/h
                1950 GM 
               10/51 GM withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store 
                8/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 18 EGO 522 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631244 Weymann C28F #17627 (Weymann #M1291)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                        fitted with glazed roof panels, no aerials 
                1/48 HN (Hitchin)
                6/48 GM transfer for Olympics work (Victoria)
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                2/50    fitted with s/h diesel engine
                2/50 GM from o/h
                */50 GM on Private hire
               10/51 GM withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)..
               10/51 RG ....change store (Reigate)
                5/52 GM reinstated..
                5/52 AL ..but into store (Merton)
                6/52 AL reinstated
               10/52 AL withdrawn into store again
                6/53 SW change store (Stockwell) 
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 19 EGO 523 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631245 Weymann C28F #17628 (Weymann #M1292)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green 
                1/48 AR (Tottenham)
                5/49 R  transfer (Hammersmith)..
                5/49 AR ..return
                1/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                3/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                3/50 AR from o/h
               11/50 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
                1951 CF on Private hire, no aerial
               10/51 CF withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)..
               10/51 RG ....change store (Reigate)
                5/52 AL change store (Merton)..
                5/52 GM reinstated (Victoria)
                6/52 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
               10/52 F  withdrawn into store again
                5/53 FW change store (Fulwell) 
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                7/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 20 EGO 524 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631246 Weymann C28F #17629 (Weymann #M1293)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                        fitted with glazed roof panels, no aerials
                1/48 TC (Croydon)
                3/48 GM transfer (Victoria)
                4/49 CS to Chiswick Works
                5/49 GM return
                7/49 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
                1949    used on Windsor Tour 
               11/49 ON transfer (Alperton)
                2/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                4/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine	
                4/50 ON from o/h..
                4/50 F  ..transfer
                5/50 AR transfer (Tottenham)
               11/50 CF transfer (Chalk Farm)
               10/51 CF withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)..
               10/51 RG ....change store (Reigate)
                5/52 P change store 
                6/52 P  reinstated
               10/52 P  withdrawn into store again
                2/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                2/53    sold to Mercantile Machinery, (London SW3) 
                1953    chassis exported to Spain

LTC 21 EGO 525 12/37    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631247 Weymann C28F #17630 (Weymann #M1294)
                1/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
               c2/38    reseated to C30F
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green
                1947 AF used on 30, opening roof, no aerials
                1948    used for British Industries Fair, opening roof, no aerials
                1949    on Private hire, no aerials
                8/49 CS to Chiswick Works
               11/49 CS rebuilt with oil engine
               11/49 AF from o/h
                5/50 N  transfer (Norwood)
               10/50 AF return
                1951 AF used on 30 to Roehampton, no aerial
                6/51 AL transfer (Merton)	
               10/51 AL withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
               12/52 CS to Chiswick Works
                2/53    sold to Mercantile Machinery, (London SW3) 
                1953    chassis exported to Spain

LTC 22 EGO 526  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631248 Weymann C30F #17631 (Weymann #M1295)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                        refurbished, repainted green/green 
                1/48 TC (Croydon)
                3/48 GM transfer (Victoria)
                8/48 NF transfer (Northfleet)
                4/49 Q  transfer (Camberwell) 
                5/49 F  transfer (Putney Bridge)
                2/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                4/50    fitted with s/h diesel engine
                4/50 F  from o/h
                5/50 AR transfer (Tottenham)
               10/50 F  return
               10/51 F  withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                9/53 CS to Chiswick Works
               10/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 23 EGO 527  2/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631249 Weymann C30F #17632 (Weymann #M1296)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT
                1/48 P  (Old Kent Road)
               12/49 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul 
                2/50    fitted with s/h diesel engine
                2/50 P  from o/h
                2/50 CS return to Chiswick..
                        ..repainted green overall with cream lining
                2/50 P  again
                1950 P  used on Private hire, aerial
                5/51 TL transfer (Catford)
               10/51 TL withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 

LTC 24 EGO 528  1/38    new to LPTB: AEC Renown 6631250 Weymann C30F #17633 (Weymann #M1297)
                3/38 P  into private hire service (Old Kent Road)
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
                9/39    requisitioned as public ambulance
               12/45    returned to LT 
                1/48 GM (Victoria)
               10/48 ON transfer (Alperton)
                4/49 GM transfer 
               10/49 P  transfer
                2/50 CS to Chiswick Works overhaul
                3/50 CS fitted with s/h diesel engine
                3/50 P  from o/h
                */50 P  on Private hire, no aerials
                */51    on Private hire, no aerials
                5/51 TL transfer (Catford)
               10/51 TL withdrawn..
               10/51 PB ..into store (Potters Bar)
                1952 PB in store
                7/53 CS to Chiswick Works
                8/53    sold to W.North, (Leeds) 
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