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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: 510

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: 2652

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: 2763

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?
by Julie
23:33 Friday 12th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Padmore Street in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 2959

Re: Padmore Street in 1985

MattW wrote:
19:33 Friday 12th October 2018
Amazing how many services were operated by what I would class as coaches, not service buses. Mind you it was a long time ago - I was 5 :lol:
Passengers used to like it when a DP turned up on a service. It was classy.....
by Julie
23:16 Thursday 11th October 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Padmore Street in 1985
Replies: 9
Views: 2959

Padmore Street in 1985

You may be interested in some video that I took at Padmore Street depot in 1985. Here is a link to it on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41AkTsWkVpo&t=3s It is a bit shaky and a bit grainy (a bit like me, really!) but it was taken over 30 years ago using a Sony SLF1 portable Betamax tape re...
by Julie
01:48 Tuesday 9th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.

That is much like what I would have expected but at Showbus, you had to provide a mobile phone number so the judge(s) could arrange to meet you at your vehicle so they could have a close look, inside and underneath.

Except they never did......
by Julie
00:17 Thursday 4th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.

The layout of the vehicles was much improved over last year's show but the judging methodology left me very puzzled....
by Julie
23:02 Thursday 24th May 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 1006-B106JAB
Replies: 8
Views: 2652

Re: 1006-B106JAB

Hi All, Thanks all for your kind comments about 1006. I have tried to get her to as close to "as delivered" as possible but if anyone can point out anything to make it better, please get in touch. Before anyone says that the word "Birmingham" is missing from the boot lid, that was made but left off ...

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