|Vehicle||Leyland National 1151/2R/0403|
B48F Leyland National Mk.I
New with B44D layout, single-door conversion (11/80) to B49F layout . Reseated (by 11/81) to B48F layout
|Number||173 (NCN 973L)|
New to Northern General Transport Co. Ltd. as fleet number 73L
|Operator||Midland Red (West) Limited, Digbeth depot|
New (7/73) to Northern General Transport Co. Ltd., Gateshead. Passed (4/84) to Midland Red (West) Ltd., Worcester. Operator privatised (22/12/86) as Midland Red West Ltd. Withdrawn (12/89). Passed (2/90) to Sykes (dealer), Carlton
|Description||Freshly repainted for the new Birmingham and Black Country services.|
Seen on the first day of operations, when Midland Red (West) Limited reopened Digbeth depot for Deregularion Day. Birmingham Local Service 114 operated on Sundays only between Birmingham and Sutton Coldfield.
|Date||Sunday 26th October 1986|
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|MRW||October||1986||Birmingham • Aston • Sutton ColdfieldBest Match|
Service 114 timetable dated 26th October 1986 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.