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by AdamH
08:55 Tuesday 21st August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 2647

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Nigel was on BBC local news this morning. Couldn’t hear what he said as all the drivers in the canteen were shouting at the TV. Tom Wells has been riding on the 363 with a film crew too. He’s in Crowngate at the moment so I’m on standby with a fire extinguisher...
by AdamH
20:31 Monday 20th August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 2647

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

A lot of the time it depends on who shouts loudest. For years the Littleworth area had an hourly subsidised service run by Astons, Diamond, then Astons again with the 382. And again recently with "the 50s". It will come as no surprise then to learn that back then (and maybe still now?) several Count...
by AdamH
19:25 Saturday 18th August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 2647

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

[quote=AdamH post_id=6260 time=1534604282 user_id=48] Tom Wells represents Welland, Well I didn't vote for him :twisted: [/quote] I was thinking about moving to Welland just so I could vote for someone else!! Just a reminder, this was the level of service in the area when I started bus driving in 1...
by AdamH
15:58 Saturday 18th August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 2647

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Tom Wells represents Welland, therefore the two extra journeys are on the 363 route. One departing Worcester at 1205 and the other will be the reinstatement of the current last journey at 1750. I think the fact that our Network Planner often uses the Caravan Park at Hanley Swan may have also helped!...
by AdamH
18:02 Friday 17th August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Mercedes Citaro's
Replies: 25
Views: 1337

Re: Mercedes Citaro's

It looks like 64033, 64035, 64042, 64043, and 64044 have been earmarked for the new Service 35 livery.
by AdamH
20:10 Wednesday 15th August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 69
Views: 2647

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

New network map on the First Website... Let's see who can spot the most errors!

https://www.firstgroup.com/uploads/maps ... 00A%29.pdf
by AdamH
19:44 Wednesday 15th August 2018
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Public Enquiry
Replies: 27
Views: 2136

Re: Public Enquiry

...Rotala-owned Diamond Bus has been fined £9,075 by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Nick Denton for poor punctuality. The sum will be returned to passengers in Kidderminster in the form of free or reduced-price travel... Well that should help boost passenger numbers and put the competition out of busine...
by AdamH
07:29 Tuesday 14th August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints
Replies: 172
Views: 32138

Re: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints

Does it glow in the dark?
by AdamH
19:33 Saturday 11th August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Mercedes Citaro's
Replies: 25
Views: 1337

Re: Mercedes Citaro's

Elgar's last home before he died was on the 35 route, on the site that is now Elgar Court (clue is in the title). Although he would have used Service W5 as it was then!
by AdamH
18:37 Saturday 11th August 2018
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Public Enquiry
Replies: 27
Views: 2136

Re: Public Enquiry

DD12 wrote:
16:11 Saturday 11th August 2018
AdamH wrote:
10:35 Saturday 11th August 2018
I was in Kidderminster depot last week...
Oooooo ….. that's suspicious Adam ! -- -- does that mean First are going to re-acquire Kiddy ?? :P
Sorry to disappoint you all, it was in my own time.

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