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    Midland Red double deckers

    Just to let you know that the book More Room on Top: The Midland Red BMMO D9 & D10 which has been out of print for a couple of years has just been reprinted, albeit a short run. So, if you missed out on getting your copy don't hang around this time!
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    Whatever Happen To...

    In the early 1980,s Midland Red Central Works held a Open Day while I was there I took a number of phtos ( should have taken more ) in one of the photos there is a plague? or plate fixed to a wall, it says Central Works These constructional and maintance worshops of the B&MMO Co Ltd...
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    Former Midland Red Garage Sheepcote st Land To Be Built On

    Many years ago the Midland Red Bus Garage in Sheepcote St was demolished and the land was then used as private land or was used as a car park, the land was never built on, till now it would appear that there is to be a building to be built on the site, (or what remains of the site) I am...
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    The Former Midland Red Bus Garage in Shrewsbury Possibly Being Demolished

    A friend has told me the the former Midland Red Bus Garage in Diitherington Shrewsbury is being demolished does anyone know if this is true or not ? and if it is not true can I give my freind a good slap for telling porkies The former Midland Red Bus Garage at Southgates St Leicester is to be...
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    The Demolition of the Former Midland Red Bus Garage Southgate St Lecester

    I have been told that work will soon trat on the Demoltion of the former Midland Red Bus Garage Southgate St Lecester, I did hear a rumour that the frontage will be kept how true it is I do not know yet another link with the Midland Red to be lost,
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    Former Midland Red Bus Garage at Coaville to Close

    I have read on the web that the former Midland Red Bus Garage at Coaville is to close on Saturday 26 March 2011 another like with Midland Red to go
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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
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    Midland Red Garage News

    The former Midland Red Bus Garage at Swadlincote that closed in 2007 has now been demolished all the is left is a concrete hard standing The former Midland Red Bus Garage Shrewsbury Bus Garage has been compulsery purchased by the council it must now have an uncertain future The former...
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    What has happend to YHA280J is it still about ?

    Does anyone know what has happend to the former Midland Red and WMPTE YHA280J is it still about I have footage of the bus at a container base in Brum in the earlt 1980,s the bus was in a shed and at the time it looks as though it was being worked on In the footage the former BCT JOJ827...
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    The Midland Red D7 750BHA and its collection from Mid Warwick Motors 1981

    I have now put footage of the collection of the Midland Red D7 from Mid Warwick Motors 1981 the double deck bus had been converted to a towing wagon you will see the bus being towed fom Water Orton on the film you will see a former BCT Swift bus KOK663F (now preseverd) you will see a couple of...
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    Midland Red AHA582 1935 SOS DON and its Collection from Radford Worcester

    Midland Red AHA582 SOS DON and its Collection from Radford Worcester I have put photos of the day I helped to collect the bus from Radford Worcester https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_XTOuGrmPkI my next project is to put footage odf the day we collected the former Midland Red, D7, 750 BHA...
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    Midland Red Early Days

    WELCOME TO THE MIDLAND RED EARLY DAYS (MRED) THREAD! Frontispiece (click to enlarge): Lloyd's "outrageous" 2010 colouring (which turns out to be remarkably historically accurate!) of a Josiah Allen engraving of Dr William Church's 1833 steam carriage. The primaeval Midland Red double-decker...
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    Question about Midland Red Ladywood Road Garage

    Here's a question for the esteemed Midland Red experts on this forum. When BMMO (Midland Red) started in 1904 it acquired a garage in Ladywood Road (Edgbaston) from Birmingham Motor Express (BME). All motor buses were moved to the Bearwood garage by 16 Feb 1906 after which the Ladywood Road...
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    Midland Red open-top double-decker 1928

    Here's a picture for Midland Red fans. It's fleet number 335 (registration HA2248 Tilling-Stevens FS chassis no 2725 with Carlyle KO22/29F body no BB282). New in 1923, withdrawn 1928. The scan isn't good enough to show it, but the destination board reads "Upton-on-Severn" and the service...
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    Midland Red Coaches Celebrate 50 years of the M1

    Yesterday two Midland Red Coaches were at Digbeth to help National Express Celebrate 50 years of Coaches running on the M1 I was there at Digbeth https://my.bus.photos.fotopic.net/c1774531.html I was not able to go on the run on the M1, I was able to video the two coaches so hopefully that...
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    Former Midland Red Garage Southgate Street Leicester

    The Former Midland Red Garage Southgate Street Leicester is set to close this weekend as a bus garage, Arriva who are or were operating fom the garage are to close this garage nothing is known at the moment what will become of the bus garage
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    Midland Red S23 in service in Nuneaton, Coventry, Kidderminster, Rugby

    I have posted footage of the Midland Red S23 in Nuneaton, Coventry, Kidderminster, and Rugby with one dead S21 enjoy YouTube - Midland Red S23 in service in Nuneaton, Coventry, Kidderminster, Ruby, in the late 1970,s
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    Midland Red Buses in Worcester

    This is not Birmingham but it will be of interest to Midland Red fans YouTube - Worcester Buses in the late 1970,s I hope soon to put film of the Midland Red S23 in various parts of the Midlands on to YouTube
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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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    Midland Transport Museum Wythall

    If you would like to see a number of vehicles that are not normally seen by the public they include B.C.T. and Midland Red I shot the film yeasterday Saturday 6/Dec/2008 then please go to YouTube - Midland Transport Museum Wythall Vehicle Movements
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