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by TimBrown
09:41 Thursday 20th September 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 98
Views: 6275

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Plenty to think about and talk about here !https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/16868022.worcestershires-troubled-bus-network-facing-full-review-by-council/ On my early morning walk today I witnessed the result of withdrawing the 06-40 service 37 from Green Lane to Crowngate and one of the regular ...
by TimBrown
05:33 Wednesday 12th September 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Lunchtime at Evesham Saturday 8 September 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Re: Lunchtime at Evesham Saturday 8 September 2018

Pleased to see the photos are now working. Looks like Stagecoach are slowly taking over in Evesham... I wonder if they are hiring? 😜 I don't know how well Stagecoach are doing financially on the X18, but the loadings of buses arriving and departing Evesham seemed very low to me. I couldn't see anyo...
by TimBrown
13:59 Tuesday 11th September 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Lunchtime at Evesham Saturday 8 September 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Lunchtime at Evesham Saturday 8 September 2018

KX04 REU Transbus Trident with H47/28F layout new 03/04 to United Counties as 18103. 8 September 2018 Evesham 032.JPG KX10 KSY Scania N230UD chassis and Alexander Dennis 400 bodywork with H47/29F layout new 07/10 to Midland Red South as 15670. Note the Warwick Castle marketing photo vinyl. 8 Septemb...
by TimBrown
13:27 Monday 3rd September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. three.
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Re: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. three.

More great photos from you Tim, thanks. I particularly like the ones taken from high up ! The station car park is elevated and a good vantage point from which to take photos of bus roofs, also the general public were not allowed on the driveway for safety reasons as all the excursion buses were rev...
by TimBrown
12:23 Monday 3rd September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. three.
Replies: 2
Views: 88

Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. three.

AJN 825 Bristol K5G with Eastern Coachworks L27/26R bodywork new 03/39 to Westcliff-on Sea Motor Services as 825. It was a rare privilege to be able to ride on this bus to Stourport and back; with only 85 BHP, (or is that 90?) progress with a fully loaded vehicle was quite slow and first gear was ne...
by TimBrown
11:47 Monday 3rd September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. two.
Replies: 0
Views: 72

Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. two.

JOJ 222 a Leyland Titan PD2/1 with Park Royal H29/25R bodywork new 02/50 to Birmingham City Transport as 2222. 02 September 2018 Bewdley 014.JPG JOJ 548 Guy Arab IV with Metro-Cammell H30/24R bodywork new 10/50 to Birmingham City Transport as 2548. 02 September 2018 Bewdley 021.JPG MOF 9 Guy Arab IV...
by TimBrown
11:20 Monday 3rd September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. one
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. one

767 BHA a BMMO type D7 with Metro-Cammell H37/26R bodywork new 09/57 to Midland Red Redditch garage as 4767. Withdrawn 04/72 and converted to breakdown/towing vehicle as preserved today. 02 September 2018 Bewdley 047.JPG 5056 HA a BMMO type S15 chassis-less single deck with Carlyle DP40F bodywork ne...
by TimBrown
13:56 Saturday 1st September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Transport Museum Wythall 27 August 2018 pt. 2
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: Transport Museum Wythall 27 August 2018 pt. 2

Greetings The first Open Day how different it was then https://www.flickr.com/photos/dofartshavelumps/8434987213/in/album-72157632633851840/ Amazing pictures, I reckon that the general public and many enthusiasts tend to look at the exhibition halls, cafe and all the hard standing within the museum...
by TimBrown
10:18 Wednesday 29th August 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Transport Museum Wythall 27 August 2018 pt. 2
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Transport Museum Wythall 27 August 2018 pt. 2

This batch of photographs is of buses which operated in the Birmingham, Walsall and West Midlands County areas. Thanks again to all the volunteers at Wythall for organising another excellent event. 27 August 2018 Wythall 103.JPG 27 August 2018 Wythall 106.JPG 27 August 2018 Wythall 010.JPG 27 August...
by TimBrown
10:06 Wednesday 29th August 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Transport Museum Wythall 27 August 2018 pt. 1.
Replies: 2
Views: 100

Re: Transport Museum Wythall 27 August 2018 pt. 1.

Did the LD8 give rides Tim ? I've yet to get a ride on one, and I'd better hurry-up while it's roadworthy, and before I kick the bucket ! :) Yes, 4031 was on the road giving rides to The Maypole and back and I managed a ride which brought back memories of these buses working the 144 (especially on ...

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