Durham District Services Ltd, 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  

Durham District Services merged with United Automobile Services in 1968 and all vehicles were transferred to UAS.

New LS's Operated 

bullet 7 Buses
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Secondhand LS's Operated

Fleet No Reg No In service Out Service Original Op Remarks
DBU9 SHN 739 Dec 63 Jul 68 UAS BU49  
DU31 SHN 721 Dec 63 May 68 UAS BU31  
DU32 SHN 722 Nov 64 Jun 68 UAS BU32  
DU33 SHN 723 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU33  
DU34 SHN 724 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU34  
DU35 SHN 725 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU35  
DU42 SHN 732 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU42  
DU43 SHN 733 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU43  
DU44 SHN 734 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU44  
DU45 SHN 735 Nov 64 Jul 68 UAS BU45  

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