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The table on this page lists the different types of documents to be found on this website. For each document type there is a brief summary (click on the link to read more detailed text), an indication of when the documents date from and how many are currently available, and a button to allow you to view the documents.

Sample imageDocument Types
Sample image Advice of Body and Chassis Changes at Overhaul

Forms issued by Aldenham Works each working day, detailing the chassis and body combinations of buses entering and leaving the works Read more

Coverage: Jan 1958 to Apr 1969, Jul 1970 to Dec 1971, Jan 1978 to Dec 1978, Jan 1981 to Jun 1981, Dec 1983 to Sep 1984 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

1,920 files.
Sample image BEL Advice of Vehicles Received/Despatched

These documents list the throughput of vehicles attended to by BEL (Bus Engineering Limited) at Aldenham and Chiswick Read more

Coverage: 1986 to May 1989 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

269 files.
Sample image Buses Overhauled and Delivered

Forms issued each working day, listing the output of buses after overhaul, repaint or delivery Read more

Coverage: Jul 1945 to Aug 1946, Apr 1949 to Dec1950, Jan 1953 to Jun 1973, Jan 1974 to Mar 1984 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

5,817 files.
Sample image Daily Statement of Finishing Line Output

Another daily report detailing buses that were overhauled at Aldenham Read more

Coverage: Jan 1969 to Dec 1970, Jan 1972 to Jun 1973, Jan 1974 to Dec 1977, Jul 1978 to Mar 1984 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

1,097 files.
Sample image LCBS Memorandum

Memos issued by London Country Bus Services are filed here and include a variety of topics Read more

Coverage: 1970 to 1985 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

426 files.
Sample image LCBS Variations in Rolling Stock

LCBS produced Variations in Rolling Stock sheets from its formation in 1970 until shortly before it was split up in 1986. These were broadly similar to the LT Variation sheets. Read more

Coverage: Jan 1970 to Jul 1986 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

1,458 files.
Sample image Memorandum

These are memos issued by LT about the bus fleet. A variety of subjects are covered but perhaps the most numerous show the planned reallocations of buses in connection with service changes Read more

Coverage: 1945 to 1995 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

1,709 files.
Sample image Misc Vehicle Registers

Miscellaneous Vehicle Registers listed the fleet of service vehicles and private cars. Although there are no registers here (as yet), documents detailing changes to these fleets are filed here Read more

Coverage: 1969 to 1988 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

330 files.
Sample image Other

These are documents that do not neatly fit into any of the other categories Read more

Coverage: n/a ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

6 files.
Sample image Overhauls

Weekly memos listing buses due to be moved to works for overhaul Read more

Coverage: Jan 1947 to Dec 1948, May 1953 to Jan 1986 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

761 files.
Sample image Rolling Stock Inspection Report

Pending Read more

Coverage: Pending ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

29 files.
Sample image Scheduled Bus Position

These documents showed how many buses were scheduled for service on weekdays and weekends, broken down into type (eg Double-Deck Crew) Read more

Coverage: Jan 1973 to Jan 1982 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

153 files.
Sample image Variations in Bus Requirements

These documents summarised route allocation changes within a given period, showing the quantities and types of buses allocated to each route that had been affected by service changes. Read more

Coverage: April 1979 to August 1988 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

51 files.
Sample image Variations in Licensed Fleet

These documents were issued every month and show the changes affecting the licensed fleet in the preceding month Read more

Coverage: Jan 1944 to Mar 1959 with a few gaps ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

290 files.
Sample image Variations in Rolling Stock

Issued every working day, these summarised the additions, disposals, transfers and other changes affecting the bus and service vehicle fleets Read more

Coverage: Sep 1944 to Jul 1948, Jun 1949 to Jan 1950, Aug 1951 to Mar 1995 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

19,700 files.
Sample image Vehicle Sales

LT issued regular lists of vehicles that had been sold, while also filed here are any other documents that are solely about vehicle sales Read more

Coverage: 1961-1994 ?This indicates the dates of the documents in this collection. The document type may have also been issued at other dates. Also note that the dates given are for the complete collection. Some of the documents may have not yet been added to the website.

142 files.