Midland “Red”
BMMO and MROC
Midland “Red” Motor Services (BMMO & MROC) BMMO C5, CM5, CM5T, CS5, C5A - Preserved

Midland “Red” Motor Services (BMMO & MROC)
BMMO C5, CM5, CM5T, CS5, C5A — Preserved

Only two examples of the BMMO C5 coach are known to have survived. These are fleet numbers 4780 and 4819, R/Nos: 780GHA and 819HHA. Both vehicles were built new as standard C5 coaches and neither were converted to any other type.

4780 (R/No: 780GHA) — Restored

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4780 was stored for many years unrestored, but following work by restoration specialist M&H Coachworks Limited, Leeds, this vehicle is now fully restored in its original condition.

4819 (R/No: 819HHA) — Restored with the North Staffs Bus Group

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4819 is fully restored and owned by the North Staffs Bus Group. It has been off the road for a major engine rebuild to cure a cracked block, which is a common fault with 8.028-litre engines, but is now back in working order and has been seen at a number of recent rallies.