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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - A1

This photograph shows JOV 783P this is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model UM002

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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - BLACK PRINCE

This photograph shows fleet number 748 (JOV 748P) this is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model TRA5002

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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - BLACK PRINCE

This photograph taken at the 1996 Kidderminster Rally shows fleet number 749 (JOV 749P) this is a sister vehicle to fleet numbers 748 (JOV 748P) as represented by ABC model TRA5002 and fleet number 783 (JOV 783P) as represented by ABC model TRA5006 (in this livery)

Photograph  Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - HARROW BUSES

This photograph shows fleet number V35 (JOV 785P) this is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model TRA5001A

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Shown is ex WMPTE Ailsa (JOV 753P) in the livery of Harrow Buses as fleet number V53 seen at Heathrow on route 140 in June 1989. This vehicle is sister vehicle to V62 (JOV 762P) represented by ABC model TRA5001

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - LONDON BUSES

This photograph shows fleet number V25 (JOV 775P) this is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model TRA5003

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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - LONDON BUSES (LONDON NORTHERN)

This photograph shows fleet number V27 (JOV 777P) this is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model TRA5004

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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - LONDON BUSES (LONDON NORTHERN)

This photograph shows London Buses (London Northern) fleet number V38 (JOV 738P) ex WMPTE seen at Showbus in September 1990 (characteristically wet!). This vehicle is sister vehicle to fleet number V27 (JOV 777P) as represented by ABC model TRA5004

Photograph Bob Belcher



Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - TRAVEL WEST MIDLANDS

This photograph shows fleet number 4787 (JOV 787P). In the words of the driver "this was the most spirited of the batch. So spirited that on one occasion it caught fire whilst I was on board checking it". The photograph shows him posing in front of it with Fire Brigade still working on the vehicle. This is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model TRA5005

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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - TRAVEL WEST MIDLANDS

This photograph shows fleet number 4778 (JOV 778P) this is the actual vehicle represented by ABC model U0001

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Click here for a higher resolution image AILSA VOLVO - WEST MIDLANDS PTE

Shown on 21st April 1977, WMPTE Ailsa 4785 (JOV785P).  4785 (sister vehicle to ABC model TRA5005) was allocated to Sutton Coldfield garage replacing obsolete ex-Midland Red types. It is seen leaving the Bull Ring bus station which had been used by WMPTE vehicles since the absorption of Midland Red routes and depots within the West Midlands area in 1974.

Photograph Bob Belcher



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