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VehicleBMMO D9 — Midland Red type code: D9
H40/32RD Carlyle
Number5398 (BHA 398C)
OperatorBirmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (Midland “Red”), Stourbridge depot
New (7/65) to Birmingham & Midland Motor OC Ltd. (Midland “Red”), Birmingham. Passed (3/12/73) to West Midlands PTE (“WMPTE”), Birmingham. Withdrawn (5/77)
LocationNewport Street Bus Station, Worcester.
DescriptionWaiting to operate a Service 316 to Stourbridge.
Datec. 1966
SourceUnknown
DD12 on Wednesday 16th November 2016
Looks a bit like Newport Street bus station (Worcester) to me – but is it? I recognise route 316 from my childhood (Stourbridge- Kidderminster- Worcester), but it's not listed in the Ian Allan fleet-book of 1967.

TimBrown on Thursday 17th November 2016
Yes, without any doubt that is Newport Street bus station; the 316 ran between Kidderminster and Stourbridge via Norton and the 315 via Hagley. I am just old enough to remember Stourbridge BHA FEDDs and AD2s working into Worcester on these routes!

DD12 on Thursday 17th November 2016
Thanks, Tim.

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316BMMODecember1930Worcester • Kidderminster • Stourbridge
 

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