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Another image at Midland Red's Carlyle Works in early 1963, this time a rear view of a DD11, 5283 5283HA, a Daimler CRG6LX Fleetline / Alexander H44/33F before entering service at Sandacre Street garage, Leicester 4/63.
It moved to Birmingham in 1972 and therefore was taken over by WMPTE and was finally with withdrawn from the former Corporation Lea Hall garage 10/78.
Next to the Fleetline was Duple C30C bodied C1 3305, which spent most winters in store, this time in between service at Hereford for a couple of months during autumn 1962 and moving to Banbury 4/63. It was new 4/49 and up until withdrawal in 1965 would have been quite acceptable to any passenger lucky enough to travel on it.

Photographer unknown, original negative from Les Ronan Collection, early 1963, Carlyle Works, Birmingham

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