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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!
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
These constructional and maintance
worshops of the B&MMO Co Ltd...
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...
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...
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,
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
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
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...
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...
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
my next project is to put footage odf the day we collected the former Midland Red, D7, 750 BHA...
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...
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...
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...
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
I was not able to go on the run on the M1, I was able to video the two coaches so hopefully that...
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
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
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
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