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VehicleLeyland Leopard PSU3/4R — Midland Red type code: LS18
B53F Willowbrook
New with DP48F layout, reseated (3/71) to B53F layout
Number5176 (5176 HA)
OperatorBirmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (Midland “Red”), Digbeth depot
New (4/63) to Birmingham & Midland Motor OC Ltd. (Midland “Red”), Birmingham. Operator renamed (29/3/74) to Midland Red OC Ltd. Withdrawn (4/79). Passed (6/79) to National Travel (South West) Ltd
LocationNewport Street Bus Station, Worcester.
DescriptionOperating a Service 144 shortly after transferring from Hinkley depot.
On Friday 1st October 1976, this vehicle was used to operate the last ever full Service 144 journey from Malvern Wells to Birmingham. The service was cut-back to operate only between Worcester and Birmingham from the following day.
Datec. 1974
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March1972Birmingham • Bromsgrove • Worcester • Malvern WellsBest Match

Service 144 timetable dated 11th March 1972 is the Best Match for this photograph.

The Best Match is selected from the timetable database as being the timetable most likely operated by the vehicle in the photograph, based on the date of the photograph, vehicle operator, and destination route number.