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by ex MRW
08:17 Saturday 7th December 2019
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: FMR Changes from Jan 2020.
Replies: 33
Views: 9519

Re: Changes to Worcester city 36/36A & 37 from 05/01/20.

Off-peak it would require 2 less buses. The peak requirement is difficult to calculate without seeing the timetable.
by ex MRW
10:36 Friday 6th December 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Salt Road Fleet Names
Replies: 23
Views: 7339

Re: Salt Road Fleet Names

Another Digbeth based Lance was named 'Sir Richard Knowles', the then Lord Mayor of Birmingham, but I cannot recall the fleet number.

Also named was the Mercedes 608D which appeared in Worcester Royal Charter Celebration livery. This was called Richard 1st.
by ex MRW
12:50 Tuesday 29th October 2019
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: New Salt Road Events
Replies: 17
Views: 5781

Re: New Salt Road Events

The lump sum is normally re-negotiated annually and is based on usage. For route costing purposes the actual number of concessionary permit 'swipes', is allocated to each individual route on a journey by journey basis. The advantage to both the council and company with the lump sum arrangement is th...
by ex MRW
09:34 Monday 22nd July 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: First Group to be split and sold off.
Replies: 74
Views: 39197

Re: First Group to be split and sold off.

The garages were sold by NBC to Midland Red (West) Ltd upon privatisation. Hence the reason why Evesham, Kidderminster, Redditch and Hereford have all been closed and sold by FirstGroup to raise cash for other parts of the the group! Unlike many other NBC sell-offs, Ken Mills kept the garages owned ...
by ex MRW
08:03 Tuesday 11th June 2019
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Worcestershire's future passenger transport
Replies: 26
Views: 14093

Re: Worcestershire's future passenger transport

Sarah East has moved on and is now Head of Operations at National Express West Midlands.
by ex MRW
08:32 Monday 13th May 2019
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Price of single fare tickets on First bus Worcester services
Replies: 14
Views: 8064

Re: Price of single fare tickets on First bus Worcester services

According to the First website you can now use a Worcester City Area ticket to Malvern on Service 44. This would make the Daily price £4.70 on bus or £4 if purchased online.
by ex MRW
11:03 Friday 15th February 2019
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: First MRW fleetlists 18 February 2007.
Replies: 2
Views: 1794

Re: First MRW fleetlists 18 February 2007.

Yes - these were official lists, produced by the Engineering Department.

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