Coventry Corporation Transport Society


Photo courtesy of Geoff Cowley

This was the only Crossley bus supplied to Coventry Corporation.  It was the post-war white lady.  The original white lady CWK205, was still running when this bus was first introduced.

Model Crossley DD42/7T
Details Double deck with MCCW bodywork
Crossley 8.5 Litre engine with automatic gearbox
1953: engine replaced by AEC 7.7 Litre engine with crash gearbox
Transmission later replaced by fluid flywheel and preselector gearbox
Upper saloon: 31 seats		Lower saloon: 27 seats
Number Delivered Withdrawn Reg No Notes
100 1951 1965 GKV100