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  1. ellbrown

    Across Birmingham on the 29A

    I was in WH Smith in Solihull today and I saw a book by David Harvey called Across Birmingham on the 29A. Most of these routes were before my time, but also mentions the former 30, 33, 90 and 91. The modern day 5 and 6. Strange that these routes also went to Kingstanding, when the current ones...
  2. H

    The Demolition of the former B.C.T Bus Garage at Quinton

    I have now uploaded photos of the Demolition of the former B.C.T Bus Garage at Quinton they can be found here https://www.flickr.com/photos/transport_photos/sets/72157626339774888/
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    A Destination Blind in the Bull Ring Shopping Center

    In one of the shops in the Bull Ring Shopping Center there hans a destination blind https://www.flickr.com/photos/transport_photos/5709436563/ now i think that where they have hung the destination blind was is very close? to where the buse made there way into and out of the city, I think...
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    My Question is Why Were The B.C.T. Trams Trolleys and Buses Painted Blue and Cream ?

    My Question is Why Were The B.C.T. Trams Trolleys and Buses Painted Blue and Cream ?, I ask this because the colour for many Birmingham Corparation vehicles is/was Green the if you look today at a corparation vehicles of today it will be Green, in this last summer I saw a Green water...
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    Birmingham 1946 bus street scenes

    If you like old Bham buses this may be of interest to you https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxOR0QPq_0c&feature=fvsr in it you will see Greys and the Snow Hill area most of the buses are B.C.T. but i did see at least two BBMO buses, you will have to ignore the sound track as I am cerain there is a...
  6. Thylacine

    Buses of Malta (Including Gozo)

    This subject has been discussed recently on the "Birmingham Buses" thread, and earlier on the "Very Very Old Buses" thread. In view of the degree of interest shown in the subject, I thought it deserved a thread of its own. Malta is much loved by many Brummies (and exiles) as a holiday...
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    Former Midland Red Stourbridge Bus Station to get a refurb

    The Former Midland Red Stourbridge Bus Station to get a refurb the bus station will close tomorrow 23,Oct,2010 as it is to be Refurbed or redeveloped it has been a number of years since it was last updated
  8. Thylacine

    Birmingham Steam Buses 1824-1910.

    WELCOME TO THE BIRMINGHAM STEAM BUSES (BSB) THREAD! Frontispiece (click to enlarge): Oil painting (artist unknown) of the Dr William Church steam carriage of 1833 (by kind courtesy of the owner Keith Fletcher). This appears to be the original on which all subsequent images are based. We've...
  9. H

    Today’s Mystery Object Is ?

    Does anyone know what this Red wooden thing is/was https://my.bus.photos.fotopic.net/p64053008.html There are two in the yard at the former tram shed at Miller St the point I am trying to makes is that if the Red wooden thing is/was to do with the trams or buses then they should be saved...
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    Fottage of Brum buses and of the City Center in the 1950,s

    Footage of Brum buses and of the City Center in the 1950,s This may be of interest the footage starts with buses going what today is the wrong way up Corparation Street, there are other films on the site this is the first one I have seen https://www.wevee.co.uk/archive.aspx
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    The Former Miller St Tram Shed is up for Sale

    The former Miller St tram shed is now up for sale, the area covered is 1.75 acres, I would think that it does not include the foremer PW department as this is being used a the driver training school, Before you put your bid in on the building there are one or two thing to know, the building...
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    Birmingham Buses in the Snow in Febuary 2009

    Birmingham Buses in the Snow in Feb 2009 as I type this the sun is slpitting the flag stones, (not really but it is nice and warm so it may be of interest to see what the weather was like in Febuary 2009 YouTube - Birmingham Buses in the Snow in Feb 2009
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    W.M.P.T.E. and other Buses at the 1978 N.E.C. Motor Show

    In 1978 W.M.P.T.E. Buses were used to ferry the visitors to and from the halls at the N.E.C. Motor Show this is footage of the buses used YouTube - W.M.P.T.E. and other Buses at the 1978 N.E.C. Motor Show
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    Midland Red Buses in Birmingham in the Early 1980,s

    I have put a short film of the Midland Red Buses in Birmingham in the Early 1980,s on to YouTube YouTube - Midland Red Buses in Birmingham in the Early 1980,s
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    Birmingham Buses on Film

    This is a good film it has only been on YouTube for a short time well worth a visit I think YouTube - West Midlands Bus Archiv
  16. H

    WMPTE Liverpool Street Scrap Buses Compound in the Late 1970,s

    If you would like to see the WMPTE Liverpool Street Scrap Buses Compound in the Late 1970,s on film then please go to YouTube - W.M.P.T.E. Liverpool St Garage Scrappers in the Late 1970,s
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