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VehicleLeyland Tiger TRCTL11/3RH
C53F Plaxton Paramount I 3200
New with C50FT layout, reseated (12/84) to C48FT layout . Reseated (by 10/86) to C44FT layout . Reseated (2/91) to C50FT layout . Reseated (4/92) to C53F layout
Number1012 (A896 KCL)
New to Eastern Counties OC Ltd. as fleet number LT896
OperatorFirst Midland Red Buses Limited, Worcester depot
New (11/83) to Eastern Counties OC Ltd., Norwich. Passed (9/84) to Midland Red (Express) Ltd., Birmingham. Operator renamed (1/5/85) to Midland Red Coaches Ltd. Operator privatised (22/12/86) as Midland Red West Ltd. Hire or loan (1/11/87–7/11/88) to Wessex National, Bristol. Hire or loan (22/4/89–31/10/89) to Wessex National, Bristol. Hire or loan (12/3/90–31/10/90) to Wessex National, Bristol. Withdrawn (1/97). Reinstated (4/97). Operator renamed (26/3/99) to First Midland Red Buses Ltd. Passed (8/03) to First Beeline Buses Ltd. (“First Berkshire & Thames Valley”), Slough. Passed (3/04) to First Midland Red Buses Ltd., Worcester. Withdrawn (6/04). Passed (6/05) to Wellington (Tally Ho Coaches), Kingsridge
LocationGloucester Bus Station.
DescriptionDeparting for a Service 372 to Worcester.
Gloucester Bus Station was closed in October 2018, and the new "Gloucester Transport Hub" opened on an adjacent site to replace it.
DateSaturday 24th August 2002
SourcePhotograph © Ben Morroll

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372MRWMarch1982Worcester • Kempsey • Tewkesbury • Gloucester
June1986Worcester • Kempsey • Tewkesbury • Gloucester
December1986Worcester • Kempsey • Tewkesbury • Gloucester
May1988Worcester • Kempsey • Tewkesbury • Gloucester
August1992Worcester • Kempsey • Upton-upon-Severn
February1995Worcester • Kempsey • Upton-upon-Severn

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