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by willr7
15:39 Thursday 7th February 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 44
Views: 13245

Re: Kidderminster Depot

We are getting 3 brand new Streetlites for the 125 I think they are due for delivery sometime next week as Tividale ones have been arriving this week. The Metrocitys will then be free up to be repainted and then put on to everyday work. I gather in this will sadly see off the 3 ex First Midland Red...
by willr7
17:49 Tuesday 5th February 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 44
Views: 13245

Re: Kidderminster Depot

20032 - MV54EEO 20500 - KP54BYV 20716 - ME52BLU 20717 - MG53BLU 20718 - MH53BLU 21022 - SN06JPU All of the above have been withdrawn they are apparently trying to get rid of the Darts. 20051 - YJ60KHA (Was never transferred in the end it was intended for the 9A/9C Cookley contract.) 30815 - FJ57CYS...
by willr7
18:24 Monday 4th February 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 44
Views: 13245

Re: Kidderminster Depot

Diamond Bus Kidderminster Fleet as of the 03/02/2019... Thanks for the update! :D Do you know what has happened to the following vehicles (that I thought were still at Kidderminster); :?: 20500 - KP54 BYV, 20716 - ME52 BLU, 20717 - MG53 BLU, 20718 - MH53 BLU, 21022 - SN06 JPU, 30815 - FJ57 CYS I gu...
by willr7
13:42 Monday 28th January 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: 17 New Buses!
Replies: 5
Views: 339

Re: 17 New Buses!

ANDREW wrote:
10:40 Monday 28th January 2019
Check on the WMBus Photo's Forum in the Diamond Bus Discussion thread for vehicle reg's and fleet numbers. :)
Thanks Andrew :D

Sounds like they are also getting 10 more Streetliges on top of the original 17!
by willr7
12:48 Sunday 27th January 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: 17 New Buses!
Replies: 5
Views: 339

17 New Buses!

A batch of 17 'NEW' Wrightbus Streetlite (Micro-Hybrid) Buses are on order for use at Tividale depot! Look closely and you will see the front of one the new buses in the background of this picture (It has the new pale blue front) https://www.flickr.com/photos/nsf323alistair/31943275887/in/datetaken/
by willr7
10:54 Sunday 27th January 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Replacement Coaches for Worcester
Replies: 43
Views: 2360

Re: Replacement Coaches for Worcester

Went out for a few drinks with the Worcester drivers last night (it was a 50th Birthday party) and I'm told 20611 has entered service early still in RailAir livery, as they have found some work for it. 20202 is still in service but has been demoted to school work... Much to the delight of the schoo...
by willr7
10:39 Sunday 27th January 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Six buses destroyed in arson attack!
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: Six buses destroyed in arson attack!

John wrote:
09:21 Sunday 27th January 2019
willr7 wrote:
22:50 Saturday 26th January 2019
(Looking at the images I think one of the buses is a former FMR E300)
I have heard that it is 30935 ‘VX54 MTE’
Thanks John! :)
by willr7
10:38 Sunday 27th January 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Six buses destroyed in arson attack!
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Re: Six buses destroyed in arson attack!

Thanks. Just realised VX54MTE was the one badly damaged in the accident in 2017 while working from Kidderminster. Did it ever go back into service or was it parked at Tiverdale waiting for the scrap man? I don't think it ever went back into service so it was taken to Tivide as a result of the damag...
by willr7
22:50 Saturday 26th January 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Six buses destroyed in arson attack!
Replies: 7
Views: 167

Six buses destroyed in arson attack!

Six Diamond buses have been destroyed by fire at Tividale depot. Link below; https://www.expressandstar.com/news/local-hubs/sandwell/2019/01/25/six-buses-destroyed-in-tividale-arson-attack/ Thankfully they were all scrap vehicles! (Looking at the images I think one of the buses is a former FMR E300)
by willr7
22:36 Saturday 26th January 2019
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Diamond in and around Bromsgrove.
Replies: 31
Views: 9464

Re: Diamond in and around Bromsgrove.

Charliedaffin wrote:
19:46 Wednesday 2nd January 2019
Does anyone have a picture of YX09 HZB As apparently she is in the kidiminster depot wearing the new diamond livery
Here you go! :D
https://www.flickr.com/photos/je1791/46159158554/

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