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Service 420 operated by Midland “Red” Motor Services (BMMO & MROC) General Information
On Saturday 15th August 1914, shortly after the outbreak of the First World War, the Worcester Motor Transport Company Limited was formed to take over the bus routes of the Worcester Electric Traction Company Limited, following the merger and reorganisation of a number of companies in the Worcester and Kidderminster area. One of the routes operated by this new c
Service 420 operated by Birmingham & Midland Motor OC Ltd. (1928–1974)
On Saturday 11th February 1928 the Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (BMMO—Midland “Red” Motor Services) renumbered their entire network and at this time the Worcester, Bromyard and Hereford service was renumbered to Service 420. By December 1930, Service 420 operated three return journeys between Hereford, Bromyard, and Wor
Service 420 operated by Midland Red OC Ltd. (1974–1981)
On Monday 3rd December 1973, the Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (BMMO—Midland “Red” Motor Services) sold a number of depots in the Birmingham area to [wmpte]. As the company no longer operated local bus services in the City of Birmingham, the company name was changed to Midland Red Omnibus Company Limited (MROC) on Friday 29th
Service 420 operated by Midland Red West (First Midland Red) General Information
Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (BMMO—Midland “Red” Motor Services) first offered a bus service between Worcester and Bromyard in 1915, which was shortly after the company first started operating buses in Worcester. Likewise, a bus service between Hereford and Bromyard started in 1920, about the same time the company first started operatin
Service 420 operated by Midland Red (West) Ltd. (1981–1986)
Midland Red Omnibus Company Limited (MROC) ceased trading as a bus and coach operator at the end of operations on Saturday 5th September 1981, and all bus services and the resources to operate them were divided among four newly formed companies. Both Hereford depot and Worcester depot passed to Midland Red (West) Limited, so the operation of Service 420 and it
Service 420 operated by Midland Red West Ltd. (1986–1999)
After privatisation, Service 420 underwent a number of changes as the new company experimented with ways to make improvements and keep the corridor profitable. This included a short-lived variation from Saturday 1st July 1989 to Friday 31st August 1990, which ran via Alfrick and Bransford between Knightwick and Worcester, as Service 421. All of
Service 420 operated by First Midland Red Buses Ltd. (1999–2015)
In 1997, Midland Red West Limited had become part of FirstBus, and the company renamed to First Midland Red Buses Limited on Friday 26th March 1999. Service 420 continued to be operated unchanged by Hereford depot with a small number of short journeys between Worcester and Bromyard being operated by Worcester depot. From Monday 3rd September 200
Service 420 operated by First Midland Red Buses Ltd. (2015— )
On Monday 29th June 2015, First Midland Red Buses Limited announced the closure of Hereford depot from the end of services on Saturday 5th September 2015, with all FirstGroup services in Hereford being withdrawn. From Monday 7th September 2015, operation of most Service 420 journeys was taken over by DRM (Bromyard) Limited (“DRM