Midland “Red”

Service 474: Service History

Service 474 (1937–1978)

Operated by Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited

Service 474 operated by Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (BMMO—Midland “Red” Motor Services) between Ledbury and Wellington Heath, on Tuesdays and Saturdays only. By September 1973, all Tuesday journeys had been withdrawn and the service only ran on Saturdays.

By c December 1978, Service 474 was renumbered to become Service H74. This was short-lived as the service was withdrawn c. August 1980. Later, K.R. Powell (“Newbury Coaches”) of Ledbury would operate their Service 674 between Ledbury and Wellington Heath with subsidies from Hereford and Worcester County Council.

Dates shown are an estimate, exact dates are unknown.


Timetable Archive

May1938Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
June1944Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
October1949Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
June1957Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
May1960Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
May1967Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
March1972Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
August1973Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
January1974Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath
March1978Ledbury ↔ Wellington Heath