Kidderminster Thursday 3 May 2018

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TimBrown
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Kidderminster Thursday 3 May 2018

Post by TimBrown » 16:26 Friday 4th May 2018

I had a short ride out to Kidderminster and Redditch Thursday 3 May 2018 and took these shots in Kidderminster bus station.
My transport from The New Inn Ombersley Road was 30813 FJ57 CYW a Volvo B7RLE with Wright Eclipse Urban bodywork which is about to return to Worcester on the 303. Nice bus to travel in.
03 May 2018 Kidderminster 001.jpg
Kidderminster bus station line up of Diamond buses ;
30805 KX08 HMY MAN 12.240 with Plaxton Centro bodywork.
20848 KU52 RXW Dennis Dart with Plaxton Pointer bodywork.
30932 VX54 MUP Dennis Dart with Plaxton Pointer bodywork originally First Bus Midland Red 42891.
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The next bus 30806 WX58 FRV a MAN 14.220 with Plaxton Centro bodywork made me wonder about the strange company logo amidships. Then it came to me, it must have been fitted with a central emergency door from another bus!
03 May 2018 Kidderminster 008.jpg
Optare Solo 20840 YJ54 BUH is pictured from the rear nearside three-quarter view.
03 May 2018 Kidderminster 114.jpg
30804 KX57 OVV a MAN 12.240 with Plaxton Centro bodywork is shown about to commence a town service.
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Optare Metrocity 30974 YJ16 DDO was new to Central Buses and is pictured in their livery with Diamond vinyls and fleet number following takeover of this company by Rotala. It is working the 125 route from Bridgnorth to Stourbridge via Bewdley and Kidderminster.
03 May 2018 Kidderminster 012.jpg
Coniston Coaches Optare Solo YJ06 YSE is a long way from home working 15A service to Stourport, if the Llew Jones logos are correct! Is this bus on loan or owned by Coniston?
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R & B Travel of Cleobury Mortimer provided Optare Solo YK05 CBY which is seen about to depart on service 291 to Tenbury Wells.
03 May 2018 Kidderminster 018.jpg
Finally we see Arriva Optare Solo 2501 YJ57 EKB loading up on the winding 297 service to Bridgnorth.
03 May 2018 Kidderminster 011.jpg

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