Prepared by Ian Smith updated 25th June 2006


Bus Histories

These bus histories are far from complete. They contain fragments of information that I have come across in a variety of sources. Any additional contributions are always welcome! The histories are split into four sections:
  1. The LGOC STs (ST 1 - ST 834)
  2. Tilling and Independent STs (ST835 - ST1031)
  3. Country STs (ST1032 - ST1140)
  4. Daimler STs (DST1-6)

Part 4: Daimler STs


Daimler STs:, Daimler CH6 chassis
DST 1  GK 5333  12/30    new to LGOC: Daimler CH6 with sleeve-valve engine, Chiswick ST2, H29/20R
                 2/31 HD into service on 18
                11/32 HD fitted with enlarged front destination box and rear display
                 2/35 CS withdrawn into store
                 3/35    chassis sold
                         body used on STL

DST 2  GK 5415  12/30    new to LGOC: Daimler CH6 with sleeve-valve engine, Chiswick ST2, H29/20R
                 2/31 HD into service on 18
                 9/32 HD fitted with enlarged front destination box and rear display
                      HD used on 83
                 2/35 CS withdrawn into store
                 3/35    chassis sold
                         body used on STL
 
DST 3  GK 5408  12/30    new to LGOC: Daimler CH6 with sleeve-valve engine, Chiswick ST2, H29/20R
                 2/31 HD into service on 18
              by 8/31 HD cab enclosed
                 3/32    fitted with Daimler poppet-valve engine
                11/32 HD fitted with enlarged front destination box and rear display
                 2/35 CS withdrawn into store
                 3/35    chassis sold
                         body used on STL

       GC 7388   1930    new to Eagle Omnibus: Daimler CF6 #7389S, Birch H30/28RO
DST 4           11/33    taken over by LPTB
                 1934    withdrawn
                 7/35    sold to G.J.Dawson, London SW9 
                11/35    scrapped

       GO 5538   1931    new to E.Brickwood: Daimler CH6 #9061, Birch H28/24R
DST 5           12/33    taken over by LPTB
                      HD used on 183A (Harrow Weald)
                 2/35 CS withdrawn into store
                         body used on STL1262
                 3/35    chassis sold to C&P Sales, London SE15
                 1936    bought by Roberts, Connahs Quay: fitted with Park Royal C31F body
                 7/36    bought by Crosville Motor Services, #U27
                 1937    renumbered #U12
                10/37    bought by W.B.Wintour, London W1
                 */37    bought by Cleaver, Leicester
                 1/42    bought by Brown, Brimington
                 3/49    bought by Mellor, Enderby
              by 9/49    bought by Graveling & Woolton, Upper Benefield
                         

       GP 689    1931    new to West London Coaches: Daimler CH6 #8008, Duple C32F
DST 6            1/34    taken over by LPTB
                         repainted green/green/black/silver
                      BT allocated to Private Hire (Brixton)
                 1937    withdrawn
                 3/38    sold to Dawson, London SW9
                 4/38    to British Airways, Croydon
                 4/38    W.T.Wooten, London SE13
                 8/45    withdrawn
                         fitted with Harrington C32F body
              by 4/49    bought by Maryland Coaches, London E15
BUS HISTORIES: ST1032-ST1139 DST1-DST3, DST5 STL1260-3 Bus Stop Daimler STs. photo refs