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by TimBrown
10:41 Monday 15th October 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: 100 Years of 144 celebration 15 October 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 76

100 Years of 144 celebration 15 October 2014

I thought you might wish to see these pictures - I have posted many in the past, but there are new members and contributors to this website since 2014 who haven't, so that is my excuse! 33404 is depicted in Crowngate Bus station on the big day. Oct 15 2014 First Heritage 144 day. 027.jpg The followi...
by TimBrown
12:10 Monday 8th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2019 Pt. five.
Replies: 0
Views: 77

Showbus 30 September 2019 Pt. five.

A trio of 'deckers in post-war Walsall livery; XDH 56G a Daimler Fleetline CRC-36 chassis with Northern Counties H51/34D bodywork new 12/68 to Walsall as 56. XGH 516G a Daimler Fleetline CRG6LX chassis with Northern Counties H41/27D bodywork new 02/69 to Walsall as 116. BX54 DDJ a Transbus Trident S...
by TimBrown
11:08 Saturday 6th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 Pt. four.
Replies: 0
Views: 133

Showbus 30 September 2018 Pt. four.

YJ16 DXU an Optare Versa V1010MC chassis with Optare B35F new 04/16 to Midland Classic, Burton as 5. Alongside is G251 SRG a DAF SB220 chassis with Optare DP48F bodywork new 11/89 to Northumbria as 251; this bus design still looks good despite being 27 years old. 30 September 2018 Showbus Donington ...
by TimBrown
14:29 Thursday 4th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 Pt. three.
Replies: 0
Views: 131

Showbus 30 September 2018 Pt. three.

HPW 133 a Bristol K5G chassis with ECW H30/26R bodywork new 01/49 to Eastern Counties as LKH133. 30 September 2018 Showbus Donington 135.JPG ONO 59 Bristol K5G chassis with ECW L27/28R bodywork new 11/49 to Eastern National as 4038. 30 September 2018 Showbus Donington 103.JPG OVL 473 Bristol Lodekka...
by TimBrown
13:27 Thursday 4th October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Re: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.

The layout of the vehicles was much improved over last year's show but the judging methodology left me very puzzled.... It is many years since I was involved in bus preservation, but I seem to remember that the judges did a similar set of checks to modern day 'walk around checks' i.e. lights, horn,...
by TimBrown
14:39 Wednesday 3rd October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 Pt. two.
Replies: 1
Views: 107

Showbus 30 September 2018 Pt. two.

225 LRB a Leyland Titan PD2/30 chassis with MCW H33/26R bodywork new 01/60 to Chesterfield as 225. 30 September 2018 Showbus Donington 110.JPG WRJ 179 a Leyland Titan PD2/40 chassis with Metro-Cammell H36/28F bodywork new 04/63 as Salford 179. 30 September 2018 Showbus Donington 095.JPG FDB 334C a L...
by TimBrown
16:35 Tuesday 2nd October 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.
Replies: 5
Views: 244

Showbus 30 September 2018 pt.one.

Here is the first batch of photos taken at Donington park on Sunday, I have tried to find details of each vehicle and apologise in advance if any errors have crept in. Will attempt to add more later this week. PHA 505G a BMMO type S22 integral with BMMO DP45F bodywork was new 08/68 to Midland Red Ba...
by TimBrown
09:41 Thursday 20th September 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 113
Views: 10230

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: 662

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: 662

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...

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