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FRB211H is a Bristol VRT/SL2 with Gardner 6LX 10.45 litre diesel engine new in 1970 to Midland General. It has a semi-automatic gearbox and ECW body with 70 seats.
This VRT, early enough to have flat screens rather than the more common curved type, was one of the last delivered to Midland General before the company was required to replace its distinctive traditional blue and cream with National Bus Company corporate layout. This bus briefly carried the very rare NBC dark blue before receiving the more usual poppy red. Around the same time Midland General was absorbed into the Trent Company.
It returned to its original colours to celebrate a company anniversary in 1985. It arrived at Wythall in 1990 and, after body rectification, was repainted again in its attractive original colours.

Photo taken by Ken Jones, Monday 26 August 2013, Wythall Transport Museum
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