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Vehicles by Type

 

Greater Manchester's rich transport heritage is represented by our comprehensive vehicle collection.

 

Select a type of vehicle below to find out more!

 

 
 
 
Horse bus Minibus Midibus Single deck bus
Double deck bus Car Chassis Coach
Fire engine Light rail vehicle Lorry Recovery vehicle
Road sweeper Tower wagon Tram Trolleybus 

 

 

At the time of your visit, some of the vehicles normally on display may be away from the Museum for repair, renovation or storage, or through attendance at an event.

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Bus

 

Horse bus

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Year
Horse bus Manchester Carriage & Tramways Company L2 1890

 

 

 

 

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Bus

 

Minibus

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Minibus The Bee Line Buzz Company 63 D63 NOF 1986
Minibus GM Buses 1676 D676 NNE 1987
Minibus Ring and Ride W4 M939 XKA 1994

 

 

 

 

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Bus

 

Midibus

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Midibus Greater Manchester Transport 1722 XVU 352M 1974

 

 

 

 

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Bus

 

Single Deck Bus

 

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Single deck bus Greater Manchester Transport EX62 GNC 276N 1975
Single deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 25 NNB 125 1953
Single deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 28 VR 5742 1930
Single deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 55 3655 NE 1962
Single deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 74 BND 874C 1965
Single deck bus North Western 270 BJA 425 1946
Single deck bus Ramsbottom Urban District Council Transport 17 HTB 656 1946
Single deck bus Ribble C295 CK 3825 1927
Single deck bus Ribble 957 VY 957 1929
Single deck bus SELNEC EX30 TXJ 507K 1972
Single deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 185 JA 7585 1935
Single deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 408 KDB 408F 1968
Single deck bus W Alexander & Sons PA164 CWG 206 1950

 

 

 

 

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Bus

 

Double Deck Bus

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Double deck bus A Mayne & Son   8860 VR 1964
Double deck bus Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Passenger Transport 44 PTE 944C 1965
Double deck bus Bolton Corporation Transport 77 JBN 153 1956
Double deck bus Bury Corporation Transport 116 REN 116 1963
Double deck bus Bury Corporation Transport 177 BEN 177 1952
Double deck bus Greater Manchester Transport 3065 B65 PJA 1984
Double deck bus Greater Manchester Transport 5083 ORJ 83W 1981
Double deck bus Greater Manchester Transport 5208 C208 FVU 1986
Double deck bus Greater Manchester Transport 8706 A706 LNC 1984
Double deck bus Lancashire United Transport 27 122 JTD 1959
Double deck bus Leigh Corporation Motors 15 PTC 114C 1965
Double deck bus Leigh Corporation Motors 84 FTB 11 1941
Double deck bus London Transport RM 1414 414 CLT 1963
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 436 ANB 851 1934
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 1001 HVM 901F 1968
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 2150 JND 791 1949
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 3166 JNA 467 1949
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 3245 JND 646 1951
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 3460 PND 460 1956
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 3496 TNA 496 1958
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 3520 TNA 520 1958
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 3629 UNB 629 1960
Double deck bus Manchester Corporation Transport 4632 4632 VM 1963
Double deck bus North Western 174 DDB 174C 1965
Double deck bus North Western 224 CDB 224 1947
Double deck bus North Western 432 AJA 152 1939
Double deck bus Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport 246 DBU 246 1947
Double deck bus Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport 368 FBU 827 1950
Double deck bus Oldham Corporation Passenger Transport 394 NBU 494 1957
Double deck bus Ramsbottom Urban District Council Transport 11 TTD 386H 1969
Double deck bus Rochdale Corporation Transport 280 NDK 980 1956
Double deck bus Salford Corporation Transport 112 TRJ 112 1962
Double deck bus Salford Corporation Transport 214 DBA 214C 1965
Double deck bus Salford Corporation Transport 235 BBA 560 1939
Double deck bus Salford Corporation Transport 254 FRJ 254D 1966
Double deck bus SELNEC 1205 SRJ 328H 1970
Double deck bus SELNEC 7001 VNB 101L 1972
Double deck bus SHMD Board 70 UMA 370 1955
Double deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 71 KJA 871F 1968
Double deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 91 MJA 891G 1969
Double deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 97 MJA 897G 1969
Double deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 308 EDB 562 1951
Double deck bus Stockport Corporation Transport 321 EDB 575 1951
Double deck bus Wigan Corporation Transport 57 HEK 705 1961
Double deck bus Wigan Corporation Transport 70 JP 4712 1940
Double deck bus Wigan Corporation Transport 115 DJP 754 1958

 

 

 

 

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Car

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Registration Year
Car Private transport NPB 840D 1966

 

 

 

 

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Chassis

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Chassis Manchester Corporation Transport 526 AXJ 857 1934

 

 

 

 

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Coach

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Single deck coach Ellen Smith   SDK 442 1958
Single deck coach R Bullock   LMA 284 1949
Single deck coach Warburton Bros (Bury) Ltd   HTF 586 1947
Single deck coach Yelloway   YDK 590 1961
Single deck coach Yelloway   HVU 244N 1975

 

 

 

 

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Fire engine

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Registration Year
Fire engine Salford Corporation Fire Brigade BRJ 333 1941

 

 

 

 

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Light Rail Vehicle

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Year
Light rail vehicle Metrolink 1000 1990

 

 

 

 

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Lorry

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Lorry Beverley's Beers 6 AHL 622 1946

 

 

 

 

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Recovery Vehicle

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Recovery vehicle Lancashire United Transport Matador LSU 282 1943
Recovery vehicle Stockport Corporation Transport 106 YM 9410 1926
Recovery vehicle Wigan Corporation Transport Matador Unregistered 1941

 

 

 

 

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Road Sweeper

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Road Sweeper Manchester Corporation Cleansing Department 156 JNA 256 1948

 

 

 

 

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Tower Wagon

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Tower wagon Bolton Corporation Transport 2 CWH 717 1948
Tower wagon Manchester Corporation Transport A118 HVM 93 1947

 

 

 

 

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Tram

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Year
Tram Manchester Corporation Tramways 173 1901
Tram South Lancashire Tramways 65 1906

 

 

 

 

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Trolleybus

 

 

Type of Vehicle Operator Fleet No Registration Year
Trolleybus Ashton-under-Lyne Corporation Passenger Transport 80 LTC 774 1950
Trolleybus Manchester Corporation Transport 1250 JVU 755 1951

 

 

 

 

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