British Trolleybus Society

Table of Preserved British Trolleybuses in the British Isles

Believed to be correct at  10 January 2014

Location

No.

Fleet List

Trolleybus Museum at Sandtoft,

Belton Road,
Sandtoft,
Nr. Doncaster,
North Lincolnshire DN8 5SX

and offsite storage at Thorpe-In-Balne

47

Bournemouth 99 & 297
Bradford 562; 706; 743; 746; 792; 834; 845; 846 & 847
Cardiff 203
Cleethorpes 54; 59%
Derby 172 175%
Doncaster 375
Glasgow TB78
Hastings 57
Huddersfield 541; 619 & 631*
London 1348; 1812
Maidstone 56 & 72
Manchester 1344
Mexborough & Swinton 34
Nottingham 367; 466; 493 & 506
Reading 113; 144; 174; 181 & 193
Rotherham 37 & 44 #
South Shields 204
St. Helens 387
S. Yorkshire PTE 2450
Teesside 2# & T291
Walsall 342 & 872
Walsall 864


* currently under restoration at Thamesdown Transport, Swindon
# stored on a private site near to Sandtoft
% stored at Westgate Transport Museum, Belton

East Anglia Transport Museum,

Chapel Road,
Carlton Colville,
Nr. Lowestoft,
Suffolk NR33 8BL

14

Ashton Under Lyne 87
Belfast 246
Bournemouth 202 & 286
Derby 237
Hastings 34
London 260; 796; 1201; 1521
Maidstone 52
Newcastle 628

Notts & Derby 357 (Currently stored In Lincolnshire)
Portsmouth 313

Black Country Living Museum,

Tipton Road,
Dudley,
West Midlands.

4

Bradford 735
Walsall 862
Wolverhampton 78 & 433

Ipswich Transport Museum,
Cobham Road,
Ipswich,
Suffolk, IP3 9JD
6 Ipswich 2; 9; 26; 46; 105 & 126

West Of England Transport Collection, Winkleigh,
Devon

5

Bournemouth 212
Bournemouth 301 (BPTA Owned)
Bradford 703 (Privately Owned)  & 712
Notts & Derby 353

Private Ownership – Boughton, Notts. 4

Derby 224
Nottingham 502 & 578
Notts & Derby 307

Cardiff & S. Wales Trolleybus Project,

East Cardiff,
South Wales.

2 Cardiff 243 & 262
London Transport Museum,
Acton & Covent Garden
London
3

London 1 & 1768 (Acton)
London 1253 (Covent Garden)

Hastings Trolleybus Restoration Group

Bexhill-on-Sea,
East Sussex

1

Hastings 3

Hastings No. 3 was fitted with a Commer TS3 diesel engine in 1960 but retains both trolleybus chassis and bodywork.

Featherstone,
South Staffordshire
1 Derby 215 (Private)
Greater Manchester Transport Museum,
Boyle Street,
Cheetham,
Manchester
2 Ashton under Lyne 80

Manchester 1250

Keighley Bus Museum,
Riverside Depot,
Keighley,
West Yorkshire
3

Bradford 758 & 844
Keighley 5

Science Museum,
Wroughton,

Nr. Swindon,
Wilts.

2 Brighton & Hove 6340
Ipswich 44
Tramway Museum Society Ireland,

Castleruddery,
Ireland

1 Bournemouth 299
Ulster Folk & Transport Museum,
Cultra,
Holywood,
Co. Down, N.I.
2 Belfast 98
Belfast 112
NTA Raunds, Northants 1 Hastings 45
B&MMOT,
Wythall,
N. Warwickshire
1 Wolverhampton 616
Warnham, Sussex 1 Belfast 168 (NTA)
Bradford Industrial Museum,

West Yorkshire

1 Bradford 737
Glasgow Museum of Transport 1 Glasgow TBS 13
Kirkleatham Old Hall Museum 1 Teesside 5
Hampshire County Council Store, Porchester 1 Portsmouth 201
National Transport Museum of Ireland
Howth,
Dublin,
Republic of Ireland
1 Belfast 183
NMGW,
Nantgarw
1 Cardiff 215
North of England Open Air Museum, Beamish,
Co. Durham
2

Keighley 12

Newcastle 501

NTA Ashton,
Northants
1 Wolverhampton 654
Private Ownership – Glasgow 1 Glasgow TBS 21
Private Ownership – North East Aircraft Museum, Washington, Sunderland 1 Bradford 835
Rotherham Trolleybus Group,

Burton upon Trent,
Staffordshire

1 Rotherham 73

Private Ownership -
Wath, Barnsley

1 Bradford 713
East Kent Railway - Sheperdswell, Kent 1 Bradford 704
Totals – Locations 31 114 Operators 30

NB. British vehicles preserved overseas are NOT included.

John Zebedee thanks all those who kindly replied to his enquiries – too numerous to mention individually.