Durham District Services Limited, Durham

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History

Durham District Services was formed in August 1950 by four operators who were operating bus services in the Central and South Durham areas. These operators were:

  Express Omnibus Co (Durham) Ltd, Durham  
  ABC Motor Services, Ferryhill  
  Darlington Triumph Services Ltd, Darlington  
  Gilesgate Moor Garage, Durham  

L's Operated

Fleet No Reg No In service Out Service Original Op Remarks
O158 DHN 466 1954 Nov 57 UAS BLO2  
O160 DHN 483 Jan 51 Sep 60 UAS BLO19  
O161 DHN 469 Feb 55 1960 UAS BLO5  
O162 DHN 473 Feb 55 Mar 58 UAS BLO9  
O163 EHN 559 Mar 55 Dec 59 UAS BLO59  
O164 DHN 477 Mar 55 Dec 59 UAS BLO13  
O165 FHN 810 May 55 Feb 59 UAS BLO110  
O166 EHN 542 Jun 55 Nov 58 UAS BLO42  
O167 EHN 581 Jun 55 Jul 58 UAS BLO81  
O168 EHN 548 Jul 55 Dec 59 UAS BLO48  
O169 EHN 544 Jul 55 1958 UAS BLO44  
O170 FHN 832 Jul 55 Nov 59 UAS BLO132  
O171 EHN 526 Jul 55 Nov 59 UAS BLO26  
O172 DHN 476 Aug 55 Mar 60 UAS BLO12  
O173 EHN 528 1955 Mar 59 UAS BLO28  
O174 EHN 551 1955 Dec 59 UAS BLO51  
O175 FHN 893 Aug 65 1948 UAS BLO93  
O176 EHN 568 Oct 55 Jun 59 UAS BLO68  
O182 FHN 794 Dec 55 Jul 60 UAS BLO94  
O183 EHN 545 Nov 55 Jul 58 UAS BLO45  
O184 EHN 524 Nov 55 Nov 58 UAS BLO24  
O185 EHN 538 1955 Dec 59 UAS BLO38  
O186 EHN 552 Jan 56 Dec 59 UAS BLO52  
O192 EHN 534 Nov 56 1958 UAS BLO34  
O193 EHN 530 Nov 56 1959 UAS BLO30  
O194 EHN 523 Nov 56 1958 UAS BLO23  
O194/5 EHN 556 Nov 56 1958 UAS BLO56 Query over fleet number
O195 DHN 482 1955 Feb 60 UAS BLO18  
O196 DHN 471 Dec 56 Dec 59 UAS BLO7  
O197 EHN 525 Dec 56 Jul 59 UAS BLO25  
O198 EHN 546 Dec 56 Dec 69 UAS BLO46  
O199 EHN 554 Dec 56 1959 UAS BLO54  
O200 DHN 465 Dec 56 Oct 57 UAS BLO1  
O201 EHN 521 1956 Jan 59 UAS BLO21  
O202 EHN 536 Dec 56 Jul 59 UAS BLO36  
O203 EHN 537 Dec 56 Mar 58 UAS BLO37  
O204 EHN 532 1956 Jan 59 UAS BLO32  
O205 EHN 535 1956 Dec 59 UAS BLO35  
O206 EHN 558 1956 Jan 59 UAS BLO58  
O207 DHN 475 1956 Oct 57 UAS BLO11  
O208 EHN 541 1956 Mar 59 UAS BLO41  
O209 EHN 543 1956 Dec 58 UAS BLO43  
O210 EHN 547 1956 Dec 57 UAS BLO47  
O211 EHN 529 1956 1959 UAS BLO29  
DB1 LHN 588 Jul 58 Jan 62 UAS BLO388  
DB3 LHN 590 Jul 58 Jan 62 UAS BLO390  
DB4 LHN 591 Jul 58 Mar 62 UAS BLO391  
DB5 LHN 592 Jul 58 Oct 65 UAS BLO392  
DB6 LHN 593 Jul 58 Oct 62 UAS BLO393  
DB7 LHN 594 Aug 58 Dec 62 UAS BLO394  
DB8 LHN 595 Aug 58 Dec 62 UAS BLO395  
DB9 LHN 596 Dec 58 Mar 62 UAS BLO396  
DB10 LHN 697 Oct 58 Nov 61 UAS BLO397  
DB11 LHN 698 Dec 58 Dec 64 UAS BLO398  
DB12 LHN 599 Dec 58 Oct 62 UAS BLO399  
DB25 DHN 475     UAS BLO11  
DB93 EHN 579 1958 1959 UAS BLO79  
DB149 FHN 835 Feb 59 <Nov 59 UAS BLO135  
DB158 GHN 944 Jan 58 1964 UAS BLO144  
DB159 GHN 945 Mar 58 1964 UAS BLO145  
DB160 GHN 946 1958 May 58 UAS BLO146  
Nov 58  
DB161 GHN 947 1958 May 58 UAS BLO147  
DB162 GHN 948 Jan 58 1963 UAS BLO148  
DB166 GHN 952 Jan 58 1961 UAS BLO152  
DB167 GHN 953 Jan 58 1961 UAS BLO153  
DB168 GHN 954 Mar 58 1962 UAS BLO154  
DB169 GHN 955 Jan 58 1964 UAS BLO155  
DB170 GHN 956 Jan 58 1961 UAS BLO156  
DB171 GHN 957 Jan 58 1961 UAS BLO157  
DB173 GHN 959 Mar 58   UAS BLO159  
DB174 GHN 960 Jun 58 Apr 66 UAS BLO160  
DB175 GHN 961 1959 Oct 66 UAS BLO161  
DB176 GHN 962 1960 Jul 63 UAS BLO162  
DB177 GHN 963 Feb 60 Oct 62 UAS BLO163  
DB181 GHN 967 Dec 59 May 65 UAS BLO167  
DB190 GHN 976 Dec 60 May 65 UAS BLO176  
DB191 GHN 977 1959 Feb 66 UAS BLO177  
DB206 GHN 992 Dec 59 Oct 63 UAS BLO192  
DB213 GHN 999 Mar 60 1962 UAS BLO199  
DB215 HHN 201 Mar 60 1962 UAS BLO201  
DB216 HHN 202 Oct 59 1967 UAS BLO202  
DB220 HHN 206 Mar 60 1964 UAS BLO206  
DB221 HHN 207 Mar 60 1964 UAS BLO207  
DB222 HHN 208 May 60 1963 UAS BLO208  
DB229 HHN 215 Dec 59 1967 UAS BLO215  
DB250 JHN 350 Dec 59 Dec 64 UAS BLO250  
DB251 JHN 337 Dec 59 1961 UAS BLO237  
DB265 JHN 351 Nov 59 Jul 65 UAS BLO251  
DB266 JHN 366 Dec 59 Oct 65 UAS BLO266  
DB293 JHN 379 Nov 59 Feb 66 UAS BLO279  
DB298 JHN 384 Nov 59 Apr 66 UAS BLO284  
DB301 JHN 387 Dec 59 Dec 62 UAS BLO287  
DB308 JHN 394 Dec 59 Jul 65 UAS BLO294  
DB310 JHN 396 Oct 59 Oct 66 UAS BLO296  
DB443 NHN 101 Jun 61 Nov 64 UAS BLO501  
DB450 NHN 108 Jun 61 1965 UAS BLO508  
DB451 NHN 109 Jun 61 1965 UAS BLO509  

Fleetnames Used

bullet Durham District
bullet Durham District Services

Operating Depots

bullet Barnard Castle
bullet Darlington (closed 1961 - vehicles transferred to UAS Depot)
bullet Durham (closed 1961 - vehicles transferred to UAS Depot)
bullet Ferryhill
bullet Middlebrough (UAS Garage)
bullet Sedgefield
bullet Sunderland