|Vehicle||Optare Solo M850|
|Number||1713 (VX53 OEN)|
|Operator||First Midland Red Buses Limited|
New (13/10/03) to First Midland Red Buses Ltd., Worcester. Passed (11/08) to Northampton Transport Ltd. (“First Northampton”), Northampton. Passed (10/10) to First Midland Red Buses Ltd., Worcester. Withdrawn (6/9/15). Passed (10/9/15) to First Potteries Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent. Withdrawn (5/11/16). Passed (9/1/17) to First Cymru Buses Ltd., Swansea
|Location||Padmore Street depot, Worcester|
|Description||Seen shortly after being delivered and before moving to Hereford depot to enter service.|
Three new Optare Solos, fleet numbers 1713â€“1715, were delivered to Worcester depot on the day before the photograph. All three entered service at Hereford depot on 27th October 2003 for the new â€œWyeS Movesâ€ services. A fourth example, fleet number 1716, arrived in November.
|Date||Friday 17th October 2003|
|Source||Photograph © Lee Wigmore|
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|FMR||August||2014||Hereford • Kings Acre • Credenhill|
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