Coventry Corporation Transport Society

Midland Red Routes

These are the known Midland Red routes that ran to, from and via Coventry in the 1960s.  Although it is not listed here, there was certainly a direct route from Coventry to Rugby via Brandon and Bretford in the 1950s.

Express and Motorway routes
Route No From To Via Notes
ME2 Nuneaton London Coventry & M1 motorway
ME3 Coventry Glasgow Birmingham, M6 motorway & Hamilton Joint service with North Western and Western SMT
F Coventry Glasgow or Edinburgh Birmingham & Manchester Joint service with Ribble and North Western
X45 Coventry Nuneaton Bedworth
X47 Coventry Bedworth High View Hospital
X62 Coventry Market Harborough Lutterworth
X68 Birmingham Leicester Coventry & Sharnford
X69 Coventry Leicester Sharnford
X90 Coventry Stratford Warwick
X91 Leicester Hereford Coventry, Warwick, Stratford, Evesham & Worcester
X94 Coventry Birmingham Limited stop
X96 Northampton Shrewsbury Coventry & Birmingham
Rural and Inter-urban routes
Route No From To Via Notes
158 Birmingham Coventry Solihull and Hampton-in-Arden
159 Birmingham Coventry Stonebridge and Meriden
509 Coventry Banbury Southam
517 Coventry Leamington Kenilworth
518 Coventry Stratford-upon-Avon Kenilworth, Leamington, Warwick & Wellesbourne
536 Coventry Leamington Windy Arbour
540 Coventry New Triumph Works Earlier Works Service
Coventry St Bedes college, Princethorpe Later Schools Service
545 Coventry Market Harborough Lutterworth Replaced X62 service
548 Coventry Coleshill Meriden & Maxstoke
549 Coventry Leamington Common Lane, Kenilworth
559 Coventry Coleshill Fillongley & Nether Whitacre
566 Coventry Bubbenhall
567 Coventry Leamington Cubbington
569 Coventry Berkeswell Station Balsall Common
581 Coventry Warwick Kenilworth
582 Coventry Rugby Brinklow & Bretford
583 Coventry Rugby Brinklow & Easenhall
584 Coventry Hillmorton Ryton, Wolston & Rugby
585 Coventry Rugby Brinklow & Pailton
586 Coventry Hillmorton Brandon, Wolston & Rugby
587 Coventry Leamington Bubbenhall & Cubbington
588 Coventry Leamington Stoneleigh
589 Coventry Hillmorton Stretton, Dunchurch & Rugby
590 Coventry Warwick Kenilworth Earlier Route
Coventry Stratford Warwick Later Route
591 Coventry Warwick Kenilworth Clock
592 Coventry Warwick Kenilworth Wyandotte
596 Coventry Napton Princethorpe & Southam
597 Nuneaton Hatton Hospital Coventry
657 Coventry Earl Shilton Ash Green
658 Coventry Leicester Bedworth, Nuneaton & Hinckley
734 Foleshill Nuneaton Bedworth
737 Coventry Nuneaton Arley
741 Coventry Nuneaton Corley & Fillongley
742 Coventry Astley Corley
747 Coventry Nuneaton Ash Green
748 Nuneaton Keresley Bedworth School service
758 Bedworth Keresley
759 Coventry Nuneaton Foleshill & Bedworth
761 Coventry Bedworth High View hospital
765 Coventry Lichfield Bulkington, Nuneaton, Atherstone & Tamworth
770 Tamworth Canley Standard works service
773 Coventry Gun Hill Corley & Fillongley
774 Coventry Wood End Corley Moor & Fillongley
789 Coventry Tamworth Fillongley & Kingsbury

Local Depot routes
Route No From To Via Notes
K51 Coventry Kenilworth Bulkington estate
L54 Leamington Canley Warwick Standard works service
L61 Coventry Ryton Police College service
L67 Coventry Kenilworth Clarke, Cluley & Co works service
N55 Coventry (Bishop St) Stockingford station
N56 Stockingford station Canley Standard works service