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Midland Red Guy Arab III Park Royal
GS02 MIDLAND RED Guy Arab III Park Royal.
3560 (MHA60) on route D11 to Priory Estate Linwood Road via Dudley.

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Issued September 2004
Midland Fox Scania N113 Alexander RH
R810 MIDLAND FOX Scania N113 Alexander RH.
4156 (F156DET) on route 185 to Countesthorpe via Blaby.

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Issued August 2007
Corgi Original Omnibus Company
Midland Red Leyland Leopard Willowbrook.
40201 MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Willowbrook.
5839 (JHA839E) on route X96 to Shrewsbury.

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JANUARY 1996 RELEASE
Midland Red Leyland Leopard Plaxton Panorama.
40201 MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Plaxton Panorama.
6238 (WHA238H), destination Skegness.

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NOVEMBER 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5T.
45501 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5T.
4801 (801HHA) Birmingham - London Motorway Express, destination London.

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APRIL 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5.
45503 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5.
4780 (780GHA) destination Llandudno.

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APRIL 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5T.
45504 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5T.
4807 (807HHA) Birmingham - London Motorway Express, destination Birmingham.

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AUGUST 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5A.
45505 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5A.
4833 (833HHA) on route 789 to Tamworth.

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JUNE 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5.
45506 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5.
4800 (800HHA) Coventry - London Motorway Express, destination London.

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JANUARY 2003 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5.
45507 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5.
4780 (780GHA), destination New Brighton. Produced for members of the Corgi OOC Collectors Club.

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APRIL 2003 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO CM5.
45508 MIDLAND RED BMMO CM5.
4833 (833HHA) Birmingham - Selly Oak - Worcester Express, destination Birmingham or Worcester. Produced exclusively for members of the Corgi Collectors Club.

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JUNE 2009 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO D9 & C5.
OM99146 MIDLAND RED BMMO D9 & C5.
Gift set compromising C5 4826 (826HHA) on route 172 to Wythall and D9 5305 (6305HA) on route X35 to Hereford via Ludlow.

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MARCH 2004 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO D9.
OM45601 MIDLAND RED BMMO D9.
4940 (940KHA) on route 154 to Solihull.

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JUNE 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red Hall Green Stadium BMMO D9.
OM45604 MIDLAND RED Hall Green Stadium BMMO D9.
5413 (EHA413D) on route 181 to Birmingham via Shirley.

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AUGUST 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO D9 2.
OM45605 MIDLAND RED BMMO D9.
5323 (6323HA) on route 144 to The Malverns via Worcester.

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APRIL 2002 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO D9.
OM45608 MIDLAND RED BMMO D9.
5399 (BHA399C) on route D9 to Dudley via Grazebrook or Cradley Heath via Grazebrook.

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MARCH 2010 RELEASE
Midland Red Leyland Leopard Marshall.
97901 MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Marshall.
6472 (DHA472K) on route 528 to Banbury/Gaydon released in special packaging to mark the launch of the Original Omnibus Company model range at the World's Biggest Little Motor Show held at the Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon.

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JUNE 1994 RELEASE
Midland Red Leyland Leopard Marshall NBC.
OM40202 MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Marshall NBC.
357 (GOH357N) on route X92 to Birmingham.

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JUNE 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red BMMO D9 NBC.
OM45606 MIDLAND RED BMMO D9 NBC.
5362 (6362HA) on route 98 to Thurnby Lodge via Dudley Avenue.

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NOVEMBER 2002 RELEASE
First Midland Red Mercedes Mercedes Vario Plaxton Beaver 2.
OM40202 FIRST MIDLAND RED Mercedes Mercedes Vario Plaxton Beaver 2.
357 (GOH357N) on route X92 to Birmingham.

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JUNE 2001 RELEASE
Oxford Diecast
Midland Red Land Rover
76LAN1109003 MIDLAND RED Land Rover Series 1 109.
2 (390FHA) Hereford.

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FEBRUARY 2009 RELEASE
Midland Red Austin K8 van
76AK015 MIDLAND RED Austin K8 van.
2 (NHA935) Bearwood.

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JUNE 2012 RELEASE
Midland Red Leyland Titan PD2
76PD2002 MIDLAND RED Leyland Titan PD2.
4843 (JBC989) on route 625 to Loughborough via Mountsorrel.

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APRIL 2016 RELEASE
EFE
Midland Red Leyland Titan PD2 Lowbridge
16005 MIDLAND RED Leyland Titan PD2 Lowbridge.
With the acquisition of Kemp and Shaw in 1955, Midland Red gained this PD2 Lowbridge, the only lowbridge double-decker in the fleet. Fleet number 4844 is depicted on route L34 to Anstey, being withdrawn in 1967, an unusually long career for a bus as unique to a fleet as this.

NOVEMBER 1994 RELEASE
Midland Red AEC Ergomatic Tanker
13801 MIDLAND RED AEC Ergomatic Tanker.
In the NBC red and black, this tanker displays the Midland Red fleet name on its sides, along with flammable warning plates. An imposing vehicle, this elliptical tanker makes an attractive and interesting addition to the fleet.

NOVEMBER 1994 RELEASE
Midland Red Leyland Leopard Alexander Y Type
22506 MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Alexander Y Type.
In the standard NBC red livery with distinctive white flash on its roof, this Y Type, 2036 (XNX136H) is on route X92 to Hereford via Ludlow, this vehicle being bearing the Hotspur name from Ludlow. The bus was new as Stratford Blue 36.

OCTOBER 1997 RELEASE
Midland Red Daimler Fleetline Alexander SHOWBUS
24201 MIDLAND RED Daimler Fleetline Alexander.
Ex-Trent vehicle, 543 (DRC543J) is in the NBC red livery with white stripe once again bearing an area name, "Chaserider", which is associated with the area of Cannock. On route 837 Colliery Service.

SEPTEMBER 1997 RELEASE
Midland Red Daimler Fleetline Alexander
24201SB MIDLAND RED Daimler Fleetline Alexander.
This model is an Alexander Fleetline in the NBC livery of Midland Red. Unlike the standard release of this model, the Showbus version carries unique adverts promoting the day's special event on its sides. This attractive model was strictly limited and in great demand, and available from retailers before and during the rally.

SEPTEMBER 1997 RELEASE
Midland Red Leyland National 11.3m
17205 MIDLAND RED Leyland National 11.3m.
The Leyland National was designed for National Bus and consequently was found in so many of its fleets, Midland Red being no exception. 414 (GOL414N) is on route X12 to Ashby and carries the "Lancer" name on its roof identifying it based at Uttoxeter.

OCTOBER 1997 RELEASE
Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS Single Door conversion NBC
25802 MIDLAND RED Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS Single Door conversion NBC.
2769 (GHM769N) features the later conversion to single door with use of a full width replacement window. This model is on circular route 82 to Thurnby Lodge.

APRIL 1999 RELEASE
MIDLAND RED Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS Single Door conversion
25802DL MIDLAND RED Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS Single Door conversion.
3820 (GHM820N) is on route 797 to Swadlincote via Newhall.

NOVEMBER 1999 RELEASE
Midland Red Daimler Daimler CWA6 Weymann Utility
26401 MIDLAND RED Daimler CWA6 Weymann Utility Bus.
The Daimler features the cab front, engine cover and front wings that characterised the Daimler design. This model of Midland Red 2510 (GHA934) is on route 118 to Walsall and has adverts for Flower's Ale and Andrew's Livers Salts.

NOVEMBER 1994 RELEASE
MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Willowbrook BET style.
E27102 MIDLAND RED Leyland Leopard Willowbrook BET style.
The unique nature of this fleet has restricted the choice for Midland Red enthusiasts. Carrying the BMMO badge on the front 5190 (5190HA) is on route X99 to Nottingham.

JANUARY 2000 RELEASE
101007 Midland Red RT
101007 MIDLAND RED AEC Regent 3RT.
Midland Red 2533.

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JANUARY 1990 RELEASE
Midland Red Guy Arab II Park Royal Utility.
26324 MIDLAND RED Guy Arab II Park Royal Utility.
2582 (HHA59) on oute 118 to Birmingham.

APRIL 2011 RELEASE
Midland Fox Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS.
25806 MIDLAND FOX Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS Single Door conversion.
The formation of the Midland Fox company created an interesting and varied fleet of vehicles. 2909 (KUC247P) is on route 126 to Shepshed via Loughborough.

JULY 2001 RELEASE
Midland Fox Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS
25806DL MIDLAND FOX Daimler Fleetline CRL6 MCW DMS Single Door conversion.
2790 (GHM790N) works route 166 to Leicester via Anstey and carries adverts for Jersey potatoes.

NOVEMBER 2004 RELEASE
MIDLAND RED WEST Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer.
20626 MIDLAND RED WEST Dennis Dart Plaxton Pointer.
This attractive Pointer Dart features fleet number 313 (N313XAB) on route 192 to Birmingham via Kidderminster.

FEBRUARY 2000 RELEASE
Midland Red LEYLAND NATIONAL 11.3m.
17306 LEYLAND NATIONAL MkI 11.3m MIDLAND RED WEST.
101 (HHA101L) repainted into its original Midland Red livery as part of the centenary celebrations. The First Midland Red National operates route 121 to Birmingham.

APRIL 2001 RELEASE
Midland Red LEYLAND NATIONAL MkI 11.3m.
17309 MIDLAND RED LEYLAND NATIONAL 11.3m.
The original Midland Red 101 (HHA101L) on route 159 to Coventry.

MARCH 2012 RELEASE
Midland Fox LEYLAND NATIONAL 2 11.6m Midland Fox.
17704 MIDLAND FOX LEYLAND NATIONAL 2 11.6m.
3822 (BVP822V) on route 74 to City Centre, Braunstone.

NOVEMBER 2012 RELEASE