Metro-Cammell Weymann was founded in 1932 in Birmingham when the Bus Division of Metropolitan Cammell Carriage and Wagon Company merged Weymann Motor Bodies. In the beginning, they built steel railways and carriage bodies. Then they put effort on metal bus bodies. It was famous for its Orion bodies, which could generally suffer a longer time than their counterparts. The first complete bus designed and built by the company was the rear-engined Metrobus in 1970s. Other products included Metroliner single and double-deck coaches, and Metrorider midibus. The factory was closed after the company was overtaken by a joint venture of Optare Group and Leyland DAF in October 1989.

Metro-Cammell Weymann Metrobus (Australia, Hong Kong, Macau, United Kingdom, United States)

Metro-Cammell Weymann Metrorider (New Zealand, United Kingdom)

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