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by AdamH
08:35 Wednesday 17th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Re: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay

That was quick! No idea who the new owner is, but I wish them the best of luck with their new toy.
by AdamH
10:47 Tuesday 16th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Oldest Service Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Oldest Service Numbers

I addition, the first routes operated by BMMO in Worcester are here... Link. This page was not written to cover this, but the routes are mentioned in passing.
by AdamH
10:25 Tuesday 16th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: New Mercedes
Replies: 15
Views: 454

Re: New Mercedes

It looks better that I thought it would when I saw the design on paper, and I'm glad Sir Edward's face is now on the side... There original picture left everyone scratching their heads as nobody knew who it was meant to be! I drove past the depot about half an hour ago and there was nothing of inter...
by AdamH
20:03 Monday 15th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Oldest Service Numbers
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Oldest Service Numbers

Yes, BMMO renumbered their entire network on 11th February 1928, and the numbers were allocated at that time... Further reading.
by AdamH
11:16 Monday 15th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: 100 Years of 144 celebration 15 October 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: 100 Years of 144 celebration 15 October 2014

Four years already?! 😲

The livery has lasted well. As expected there has been the odd knock and bump picked up over time, but both vehicles still look good. Shame they don't drive so well anymore. I had 33404 a few days ago and it is starting to feel like a pre-war bus to match the livery! 😜
by AdamH
14:16 Sunday 14th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Wood Farm Camp (144) Service.
Replies: 7
Views: 1826

Re: Wood Farm Camp (144) Service.

I found my copy on eBay some years ago. Haven't seen another one listed for quite some time.
by AdamH
20:43 Friday 12th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Padmore Street in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 654

Re: Padmore Street in 1985

Amazing how many services were operated by what I would class as coaches, not service buses... When I were a lad, a coach or two was regularly used on the 44 to Malvern. Imagine the uproar if we did that now... Where would all the pushchairs go? 🙄 Example photograph ... and it was only taken 20-yea...
by AdamH
18:56 Friday 12th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Padmore Street in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 654

Re: Padmore Street in 1985

And no minibuses. That would all change by the end of the year!
by AdamH
21:05 Tuesday 9th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Service X55 (1987)
Replies: 1
Views: 201

Service X55 (1987)

Those of you who keep an eye on the "Latest Photographs" section will have seen a photo I posted the other day of Leopard C16 fleet number 451 working a Service X55 to Liverpool ( Link here if you missed it ). To add a bit more history to this interesting but short-lived service, I've attached a sca...
by AdamH
20:04 Tuesday 9th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay
Replies: 6
Views: 523

Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay

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.

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