List of AEC buses

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This is a list of Associated Equipment Company (AEC) and London General Omnibus Company (LGOC) buses from 1909 to closure in 1979.

LGOC / AEC (1909 - 1918)[edit]

1918-1941[edit]

  • K-type (1919–1926)
  • S-type (1920–1927)
  • NS-type (1922–1929)[1]
  • 400-series
  • 500-series
  • Renown (1925–1929)
  • LS-type (1927–1928)
  • Reliance 660-series (1928–1932), transitional model featuring newly developed 6-cylinder engine in 1920s type chassis
  • Mercury 640/O640-series (1930-35), normal control 3.5 ton lorry sometimes bodied as a light coach
  • Regal 662/O662-series (1929-40), principal AEC single deck model of the 1930s
  • Regal 4 642/O642-series (1930-37), variant of Regal with smaller (4-cylinder) engine
  • Regal II 862/O862-series (1935-39), variant of Regal with shortened bonnet to allow higher seating capacity
  • Ranger 650-series (1934), normal control version of Regal 4, only 2 built
  • Ranger 665/O665-series (1930-38), normal control version of Regal
  • Ranger 670/O670-series (1931-37), export version of Ranger, predominantly for Canada
  • Regent 661/O661-series (1929–1942), principal AEC double deck model of the 1930s
  • Renown 663-series (1929–1938), 3-axle double decker
  • Renown 664/O664-series (1930-40), longer variant of Renown built as either single or double deck
  • Q-type 761/O761-series (1933–1936), double deck variant of Q-type
  • Q-type 762/O762-series (1932–1937), single decker with side-mounted engine positioned behind front axle
  • Q-type O763-series (1937), one-off 3-axle Q-type double decker

1945-1979[edit]

A preserved 1964 AEC Renown, previously run by King Alfred Motor Services and currently owned by the Friends of King Alfred Buses (FoKAB). See [1]

Prototypes[edit]

  • T-type (1920)
  • Regent IV (1949) - an underfloor-engined double decker with only a one-off prototype built
  • Rear-engined Routemaster FRM (1966)

Trolleybuses[edit]

1934-built AEC 661T

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ian's Bus Stop, The LONDON GENERAL NS". Retrieved 23 May 2018.