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by bmmoboy
22:21 Friday 19th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: PEZ 3058 still at work in Bromsgrove 11 January 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 3451

Re: PEZ 3058 still at work in Bromsgrove 11 January 2018

It was out again today (Friday 19th Oct)
by bmmoboy
09:49 Thursday 18th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: New Mercedes
Replies: 25
Views: 626

Re: New Mercedes

I was informed that they would be StreetLites not StreetMax, so it will be the older 64 plate batch
by bmmoboy
20:17 Wednesday 17th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: New Mercedes
Replies: 25
Views: 626

Re: New Mercedes

We are losing 4 Streetlites to Leicester shortly, so my guess is that the Mercedes will displace these first.
by bmmoboy
09:22 Tuesday 16th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: New Mercedes
Replies: 25
Views: 626

New Mercedes

The first of the "New" Mercedes Citaros arrived yesterday - I've pinched the pic from Facebook, Sorry Mr O'Hare
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by bmmoboy
11:34 Monday 15th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: 100 Years of 144 celebration 15 October 2014
Replies: 5
Views: 224

Re: 100 Years of 144 celebration 15 October 2014

When I did my "Job Swap" day, it was mentioned by a member of the bodyshop team that drivers seemed to look after 33404 and it was a pity that all the fleet wasn't painted the same - I'm all for that.
by bmmoboy
20:45 Tuesday 9th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay
Replies: 6
Views: 650

Re: Leyland Leopard S28 on eBay

Would be good for someone in the Worcester area to acquire it as it was new to Padmore Street in May 1974 principally for the X43/4 services. If I win the EuroLottery tonight, I will be putting in a bid.
by bmmoboy
19:41 Thursday 27th September 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 113
Views: 11705

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

I would like to see more double deckers in use - perhaps you can persuade Network Rail to raise the bridges at The Chequers, Tolladine Road and Newtown Road, your wish might come true.
by bmmoboy
11:42 Tuesday 4th September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. one
Replies: 5
Views: 448

Re: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. one

Midland Red used to have a very stringent driving test which many drivers failed at their first attempt. If you passed the test with BMMO you really were ready for anything, and the Priory Gatehouse at Malvern would be taken with ultimate confidence (and the prospect of instant dismissal if damaged!!)
by bmmoboy
20:54 Friday 31st August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 44514
Replies: 0
Views: 413

44514

44514 Padmore Street 29-08018.jpg
On Wednesday this week, 29th August at 07.00, 44514 is seen being hitched up for a ride to Plaxtons for repair
by bmmoboy
13:47 Tuesday 21st August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 113
Views: 11705

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Just seen a longer feature on Midlands Today, featuring 42894 on the 363 at Welland, with Tom Wells and a young passenger stating how important the bus service is. Also a longer interview with MD Nigel Eggleton stating the companies case. It appears that the 363 has received a 6 month partial reprie...

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