Midland Red (North) fleet list and allocation, August 1982

Note- Midland Red had its own classification codes for vehicles, which are shown in the list next to the chassis type, e.g. D13 for Daimler Fleetline’s. Some acquired vehicles were not given class codes.

 

S27 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R/Marshall DP49F

 

201          JHA 201L               221          JHA 221L               228          JHA 228L               234          JHA 234L

202          JHA 202L               222          JHA 222L               229          JHA 229L               244          JHA 244L

207          JHA 207L               226          JHA 226L               231          JHA 231L               246          JHA 246L

209          JHA 209L               227          JHA 227L               232          JHA 232L               247          JHA 247L

210          JHA 210L

 

N2 Leyland National 1151/1R B51F

 

249          NHA 249M            268          NHA 268M            289          NHA 289M            292          NHA 292M

265          NHA 265M            272          NHA 272M            290          NHA 290M            293          NHA 293M

266          NHA 266M            273          NHA 273M            291          NHA 291M            294          NHA 294M

267          NHA 267M           

 

295          NHA 295M            N2 Leyland National 1151/1R B49F

 

N2 Leyland National 1151/1R B51F

 

296          NHA 296M            297          NHA 297M            298          NHA 298M

 

S28 Leyland Leopard PSU3B/2R/Marshall DP49F

 

324          PHA 324M            338          PHA 338M            358          GOH 358N             361          GOH 361N

331          PHA 331M            339          SHA 639N             359          GOH 359N             367          GOL 367N

334          PHA 334M            340          GJW 40N               360          GOH 360N             368          GOL 368N

 

N3 Leyland National 11351/1R B49F

 

399          GOL 399N              403          GOL 403N              421          GOL 421N              432          GOL 432N

400          GOL 400N              404          GOL 404N              431          GOL 431N              433          GOL 433N

401          GOL 401N              405          GOL 405N

 

D14 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB/Eastern Coach Works H43/31F

 

439          JOX 439P               440          JOX 440P

 

C16 Leyland Leopard PSU3C/4R/Plaxton Supreme III C49F

 

458          JOX 458P               465          JOX 465P               467          JOX 467P               469          JOX 469P

459          JOX 459P               466          JOX 466P               468          JOX 468P               470          JOX 470P

460          JOX 460P

 

N4 Leyland National 11351/1R B49F

 

475          JOX 475P               478          JOX 478P               481          JOX 481P               497          JOX 497P

476          JOX 476P               479          JOX 479P               482          JOX 482P               498          JOX 498P

477          JOX 477P               480          JOX 480P               483          JOX 483P               499          JOX 499P

 

N5 Leyland National 11351A/1R B49F

 

515          JOX 515P               518          JOX 518P               527          JOX 527P               530          JOX 530P

516          JOX 516P               519          JOX 519P               528          JOX 528P               531          JOX 531P

517          JOX 517P               520          JOX 520P               529          JOX 529P              

 

N6 Leyland National 11351A/1R B49F

 

536          NOE 536R              559          NOE 559R              592          NOE 592R              597          NOE 597R

537          NOE 537R              560          NOE 560R              593          NOE 593R              598          NOE 598R

538          NOE 538R              564          NOE 564R              594          NOE 594R              599          NOE 599R

556          NOE 556R              574          NOE 574R              595          NOE 595R              600          NOE 600R

557          NOE 557R              575          NOE 575R              596          NOE 596R              601          NOE 601R

558          NOE 558R              591          NOE 591R             

 

N7 Leyland National 11351A/1R B49F

 

617          PUK 617R              619          PUK 619R              634          PUK 634R              636          PUK 636R

618          PUK 618R              620          PUK 620R              635          PUK 635R              637          PUK 637R

 

C18 Leyland Leopard PSU3E/4R/Plaxton Supreme III C49F

 

667          RDA 667R             680          SOA 680S              681          SOA 681S              682          SOA 682S

670          RDA 670R

 

N8 Leyland National 11351A/1R B49F

 

683          TOF 683S               690          TOF 690S               697          TOF 697S               703          TOF 703S

684          TOF 684S               691          TOF 691S               698          TOF 698S               704          TOF 704S

685          TOF 685S               692          TOF 692S               699          TOF 699S               705          TOF 705S

686          TOF 686S               693          TOF 693S               700          TOF 700S               717          TOF 717S

687          TOF 687S               694          TOF 694S               701          TOF 701S               718          TOF 718S

688          TOF 688S               695          TOF 695S               702          TOF 702S               719          TOF 719S

689          TOF 689S               696          TOF 696S

 

C20 Leyland Leopard PSU3E/4R/Plaxton Supreme III C49F

 

736          WOC 736T            738          WOC 738T            740          WOC 740T            741          WOC 741T

737          WOC 737T            739          WOC 739T

 

N9 Leyland National 11351A/1R B49F

 

757          XOV 757T              763          BVP 763V               766          BVP 766V               768          BVP 768V

758          XOV 758T              764          BVP 764V               767          BVP 767V               769          BVP 769V

759          XOV 759T              765          BVP 765V              

 

C22 Leyland Leopard PSU3F/4R/Willowbrook 003 C53F

 

792          BVP 792V               794          BVP 794V               796          BVP 796V               806          BVP 806V

793          BVP 793V               795          BVP 795V

 

N10 Leyland National 2 NL116L11/1R B49F

 

807          BVP 807V               810          BVP 810V               813          BVP 813V               824          EON 824V

808          BVP 808V               811          BVP 811V               814          BVP 814V               825          EON 825V

809          BVP 809V               812          BVP 812V               823          EON 823V

 

2036        XNX 136H             Leyland Leopard PSU3A/4R/Alexander Y DP49F

 

Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX/Northern Counties H44/33F

 

2229        JBF 405H               2230        JBF 406H

 

Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX/Northern Counties H44/31F

 

2231        BRE 311J                2232        BRE 312J

 

Daimler Fleetline CRL6/Eastern Coach Works H43/31F

 

2233        TRE 948L               2234        TRE 949L

 

2543        DRC 543J               Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX/Alexander J H44/33F

 

D13 Daimler Fleetline CRG6LXB/Alexander J H45/30D

 

6157        SHA 857G              6173        SHA 873G              6192        UHA 192H             6216        UHA 216H

6158        SHA 858G              6175        SHA 875G              6193        UHA 193H             6217        UHA 217H

6171        SHA 871G              6191        UHA 191H             6201        UHA 201H             6274        YHA 274J

6172        SHA 872G             

 

F1 Ford R192/Plaxton Derwent B45F

 

6325        YHA 325J              6337        YHA 337J              6368        YHA 368J              6373        YHA 373J

6336        YHA 336J              6338        YHA 338J              6372        YHA 372J              6382        YHA 382J

 

S24 Leyland Leopard PSU3A/2R/Willowbrook DP49F

 

6401        YHA 401J              6408        YHA 408J              6416        YHA 416J              6431        CHA 431K

6402        YHA 402J              6409        YHA 409J              6420        CHA 420K             6434        CHA 434K

6403        YHA 403J              6410        YHA 410J              6423        CHA 423K             6436        CHA 436K

6404        YHA 404J              6412        YHA 412J              6430        CHA 430K             6442        CHA 442K

 

Liveries

National Bus Company Poppy Red and White (buses) or National Express White (Coaches), except as specified below.

 

The following vehicles had extra White bands and local area branding-

Hotspur (Shrewsbury and Ludlow)  431, 458, 682, 813, 6404, 6410.

Chaserider (Cannock and Stafford)   266, 637, 763, 792, 811, 2234, 6158.

Mercian (Tamworth)                            737, 6191, 6193.

 

Overall adverts     297 (Shrewsbury Travelcard), 440 (National Holidays), 527 (Rose’s Garage), 530 (Mercian tickets), 694 (Tellusticket), 796 (services X30/1).

 

Ancillary Vehicles

UOX 737S              Austin Princess    Car

XOP 433T              Ford Cortina          Car         

UOX 482S              Ford Escort           Car         

SOF 988S               Ford Escort           Car         

MOP 118P             Ford Escort           Van        

AON 846T             Ford Escort           Van        

COL 163V              Ford Transit          Van        

KOG 119P              Ford Transit          Lorry     

NOX 886R             Ford Transit          Lorry     

NOX 887R             Ford Transit          Lorry     

NOX 888R             Ford Transit          Lorry     

TOC 108S              Ford Transit          Lorry     

TOL 725S               Ford                        Lorry

 

2225                        Leyland Titan PD2               Breakdown tender

5826                        Leyland Leopard                  Breakdown tender

5836                        Leyland Leopard                  Breakdown tender

5838                        Leyland Leopard                  Breakdown tender

(The above four vehicles operated on trade plates)

 

Allocation

Shrewsbury

National                 293-298, 431-433, 497-499, 515-520, 536-538, 560, 564, 574, 575, 812-814.

Coach                     465-467, 681, 682.

Dual Purpose        227, 324, 358, 6404, 6423, 6431.

Ford                        6368, 6372, 6382.

Ancillary                MOP 118P, 5838.

 

Ludlow

Coach                     458-460.

Dual Purpose        231, 232, 2036, 6410, 6430.

Fleetline                 2543.

Ford                        6325, 6336-6338, 6373.

Ancillary                NOX 886R.

 

Wellington

National                 291, 292, 556-558, 683-705, 717-719, 766-769.

Coach                     680.

Dual Purpose        229, 246, 338, 339, 359, 6402, 6416, 6442.

Ancillary                KOG 119P, 2225.

 

Tamworth

National                 399-401, 403-405, 421, 527-531, 559, 617-620, 757-759, 823-825.

Coach                     468-470, 667, 670, 736, 737, 740, 806.

Dual Purpose        202, 226, 244, 331, 361, 6401, 6408, 6409, 6429.

Fleetline                 6171-6173, 6191-6193, 6201, 6216, 6217.

Ancillary                NOX 887R, 5826.

 

Stafford

National                 265-268, 289, 290, 475-483, 599-601, 634-637, 807-811.

Dual Purpose        207, 221, 247, 340, 360, 6403, 6434, 6436.

Ancillary                NOX 888R.

 

Cannock

National                 249, 272, 273, 591-598.

Coach                     792-796.

Dual Purpose        201, 209, 210, 222, 228, 234, 334, 367, 368, 6412.

Fleetline                 439, 440, 2229-2234, 6157, 6158, 6175, 6274.

Ancillary                UOX 737S, XOP 443T, UOX 482S, SOF 988S, AON 846T, COL 163V, TOC 108S,

                                5836.

 

Vehicles not listed in allocation were in reserve.

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