Jim drove buses for Midland Red.  This is his badge.  So far as is known he was with Midland Red (and its successors) all his working life.
This is his driver's badge.  He preserved these badges to the end of his days.

This snap is captioned, by Jim's daughter, Dad and Friend. 

Presumably that is Jim on the left. The bus is the 885 from Wolverhampton to Kidderminster via Kingswinford. Midland Red ran the longer routes around the area whilst the Wolverhampton council ran the local routes within the borough.

Jim's long service medal for 25 years service with 30 year bar. Birmingham and Midland Motor Omnibus Co. Ltd. was the official company name of Midland Red.
These safe driving meals were issued by ROSPA (the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents). The one on the left is for five years accident free driving and has bars for 1949 to 1953. The one on the right has bars for 1954, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962 and 1963. What happened during the missing years is not known!
This photo is thought to be of one of the occasions on which long service and safe driving awards were issued. 

This photo is captioned Dad at Midland Red party. As everyone is in uniform it is probably another award ceremony.

Jim's T.G.W.U. lapel badge.

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