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PhotographCommentsFavourites VehicleTimetables
VehicleSOS “CON”
Modified Short Brothers
New with B38F layout, fitted (?/55) with Modified Short Brothers bodywork
Number1632 (AHA 527)
OperatorBirmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Company Limited (Midland “Red”), ancillary fleet
New (?/35) to Birmingham & Midland Motor OC Ltd. (Midland “Red”), Smethwick. Withdrawn (7/55). Reinstated (?/55) as marketing vehicle. Withdrawn (5/64)
LocationCentral Work, Edgbastion
DescriptionConverted to mobile information bureau
Body number BB.2326 was originally fitted to SOS “ON” AHA519, and converted to mobile information bureau in 1952 when that vehicle was withdrawn from service. In 1955 the bodywork was transferred to SOS “CON” AHA527, as shown.
DateSeptember 1960
SourcePhotograph © Bernard Warr

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