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Midland “Red” Motor Services (BMMO & MROC) BMMO S23 - Specification

Midland “Red” Motor Services (BMMO & MROC)
BMMO S23 — Specification

Chassis:  BMMO S23
Bodywork:  F/Nos: 5916–5941 — B51F Carlyle
F/Nos: 5942–5991 — B51F Plaxton (to BMMO desgin)
Engine:  BMMO 10.45–litre
 Power Output:  140 bhp @ 1700 rpm
Gearbox:  Self changing gears RV28 type 4–speed semi automatic gearbox (no clutch pedal) .
Final Drive:   
Brakes:  Disc brakes on front and Drum brakes on rear wheels, Servo assistance from Constant flow Servo pump. Transmission hanbrake.
Suspension:  Rubber suspension: Front Metalistic interleaf rubber mountings (independent — no axle) with telescopic shock absorbers. Rear Metalastic Toggle Link (4 units) on rear axle also with telescopic dampers.
Length:  36′ 0 ″
Width:  8′ 2½″
Livery:  BMMO overall red bus livery from new.
Later repainted to NBC “Poppy Red”.