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VehicleBMMO D7 — Midland Red type code: D7
two bay, open platform Metropolitan-Cammell Carriage and Wagon
New with H37/26RD layout, recovery vehicle conversion (c. 12/73) to two bay, open platform layout
Number4767 (767 BHA)
OperatorG. Truelove and P. Exton
New (9/57) to Birmingham & Midland Motor OC Ltd. (Midland “Red”), Birmingham. Hire or loan (11/67–12/67) to Stratford-upon-Avon Blue Motors Ltd. (“Stratford Blue”), Stratford-Upon-Avon. Withdrawn (4/72). Reinstated (1/74) as recovery vehicle. Operator renamed (29/3/74) to Midland Red OC Ltd. Withdrawn (3/80). Passed (2/81) to A. Powick. Passed (?/99) to G. Truelove & P. Exton
DescriptionRestored in BMMO bus livery.
DateSaturday 15th April 2017
DD12 on Monday 2nd April 2018
Brilliant ! - What a surprise ! - I've not seen any photos of this latest "reincarnation", and if I had suddenly seen this whilst driving my car, I would have probably crashed ! I assume those are reproduction "period" seats I can see (?) What an inspired idea !

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