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by Julie
00:04 Wednesday 12th June 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: First Group to be split and sold off.
Replies: 19
Views: 1085

Re: First Group to be split and sold off.

There are worse companies than Stagecoach.....
by Julie
19:36 Wednesday 5th June 2019
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Easter 2019 Event at Wythall.
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Re: Easter 2019 Event at Wythall.

That is very sad. Alas, the same fate may be in store for West Riding's HQ and depot in Wakefield - Belle Isle.

Railway Terrace at Rugby seems doomed too. It is in the path of HS2 apparently.
by Julie
22:38 Monday 3rd June 2019
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Easter 2019 Event at Wythall.
Replies: 3
Views: 905

Re: Easter 2019 Event at Wythall.

1006 was there on the Sunday followed by a trip through Redditch, Bromsgrove, Droitwich, Worcester and Evesham on my way to Winchester.

I was going to take a picture outside the old garage at Evesham but I couldn't find it....
by Julie
22:32 Monday 3rd June 2019
Forum: Miscellaneous Operators
Topic: Woodstones New Coach
Replies: 1
Views: 605

Re: Woodstones New Coach

Yes, a pair of them were spotted taking a break at Woolley Edge services on Friday evening....
by Julie
22:21 Thursday 30th May 2019
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Redbeck Rally and Running Day
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Re: Redbeck Rally and Running Day

Hi All, It would be great to see you all, regardless of what you come it. Parking is available on the site if you come by car but we would appreciate a "long distance" bus as well. If you are interested, there is a Megabus service from Brunel Street, Birmingham leaving at 06:35 (returning at 17:45)...
by Julie
14:36 Thursday 16th May 2019
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Redbeck Rally and Running Day
Replies: 5
Views: 1058

Redbeck Rally and Running Day

Apologies for the blatant advertisement, but it would be great so see MidlandRed.net members at the Redbeck Rally and Running Day on 30th June 2019 to help us celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the opening of the Dewsbury Bus Museum.

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by Julie
14:22 Thursday 16th May 2019
Forum: Midland "Red" Fleet
Topic: Megabus 54214
Replies: 0
Views: 854

Megabus 54214

This is now the oldest Volvo/Plaxton Elite-i "Interdeck" in the Midland Red (South) fleet. As you can see, it is a genuine "Red" coach....

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Julie
by Julie
21:45 Thursday 15th November 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Bits of Herefordshire and Worcestershire look like bits of Yorkshire
Replies: 2
Views: 634

Bits of Herefordshire and Worcestershire look like bits of Yorkshire

In the mid-1980s, MRW produced some timetable alteration leaflets that featured low resolution pictures of Leyland Nationals in appropriate settings on one side and the timetable on the other. When I say appropriate.... Service 439 leaflet.png Service 339 leaflet.png Makes 1006 feel quite at home. ...
by Julie
22:44 Friday 9th November 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 1006-B106JAB
Replies: 8
Views: 2985

Re: 1006-B106JAB

Would you believe - Endeavour Coaches still operate a similar vehicle on school contracts around Birmingham!! This is the only picture I could find on line of it http://www.ipernity.com/doc/306263/20584589 But I saw it passing through Yardley only a few weeks ago!! Sadly, the Endeavour Volvo is no ...
by Julie
01:06 Wednesday 17th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay
Replies: 6
Views: 3245

Re: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay

AdamH wrote:
20:04 Tuesday 9th October 2018
Ex-Midland Red and Midland Red West Leyland Leopard S28 fleet number 319 has appeared on eBay. Really hope it finds a good home (ChrisS... hint) but someone will need deep pockets!

Link to eBay.
Seems to have been sold. Do we know who the lucky new owner is?

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