Coventry Corporation Transport Society

Manchester Corporation

Reproduced from D Harvey, Coventry Buses 1914 - 1946, Amberley Publishing (2015)
Original Citation: DR Harvey Collection

These buses arrived on long-term hire in April 1941, after the Holy Week air raids. There was no conflict between the Manchester fleet numbers and existing Coventry Corporation fleet numbers and so the original fleet numbers were retained.

Model Crossley Mancunian
Details Double deck with Crossley bodywork
Crossley VR6 8.365 Litre engine with sliding mesh gearbox
Upper saloon: 28 seats		Lower saloon: 26 seats
CCT No Fleet No Built Reg No Notes
707 707 1938 ENC326 Returned in May 1944
713 713 1938 ENC936 Returned in August 1944
715 715 1938 ENC937 Returned in May 1944