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by DD12
13:16 Sunday 27th May 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Hay Festival 2018 (?)
Replies: 10
Views: 821

Re: Hay Festival 2018 (?)

"Post-card from Hay" :- I had a very pleasant Top-Deck ride to Hay yesterday - - the countryside was the best I've seen it, ( - having had a good watering). On the way, the light rain and variable mist only enhanced the "magic" ( - to me), of the nearer scenery, and only the furthest views were hidd...
by DD12
19:01 Friday 25th May 2018
Forum: Astons Coaches
Topic: Bits 'n Bobs
Replies: 1
Views: 76

Bits 'n Bobs

DD - V302EAK has been re-registered RJZ4783. A broken-down Scania DD was being towed-up the Bath Road circa 18.00 today - - by an agricultural tractor !! ( - something I've never seen before on a public road !) - - perhaps it was going to Hay !? The driver of the DD was "half-way out" of the cab win...
by DD12
19:40 Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR Fleet Movements
Replies: 251
Views: 33059

Re: FMR Fleet Movements

Looking at the running boards... One will depart Crowngate on the 0940 Service X99 (me driving) and the other will work the 0750 Service 365 from Link Top to Hanley School, followed by the 0900 Service 44 from Barnards Green to Crowngate. It will then park up for just over an hour before working th...
by DD12
13:43 Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR Fleet Movements
Replies: 251
Views: 33059

Re: FMR Fleet Movements

DD12 wrote:
19:59 Monday 21st May 2018
AdamH wrote:
19:40 Monday 21st May 2018
…… I was told I have to take a First Leicester SteetDeck. Oh joy! :?
Two of them have arrived today - - couldn't see the fleet numbers.
by DD12
19:59 Monday 21st May 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR Fleet Movements
Replies: 251
Views: 33059

Re: FMR Fleet Movements

AdamH wrote:
19:40 Monday 21st May 2018
…… I was told I have to take a First Leicester SteetDeck. Oh joy! :?
-- -- suits me !! :D
by DD12
11:41 Monday 21st May 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: "New" vehicles for Worcester?
Replies: 37
Views: 3058

Re: "New" vehicles for Worcester?

The remaining 5 Mercedes Citaros are (to be) 64013, 14, 15, 16, 18 -
as shown on the wmbusphotos website (official First updates).
by DD12
17:02 Wednesday 16th May 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: 144 Events - Dates
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: 144 Events - Dates

** I am told Droitwich Spa will be the best event to attend as there is the most going on. Not sure what that means, but this is the one they have asked me to take my camera to. …… semi-naked young ladies and ribbons draped over the front of a green Volvo, and popping-open champagne bottles ??
by DD12
11:45 Wednesday 16th May 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: First Worcester Summer Excursions
Replies: 4
Views: 227

Re: First Worcester Summer Excursions

A welcome initiative and I hope it pays off. ...I agree !! [quote=chason post_id=4922 time=1526458149 user_id=102]...they always went to Gloucester and usually the same pub, the mystery being which of the two or three routes would they take to get there but the regulars wouldn't have any other dest...
by DD12
18:52 Tuesday 15th May 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: (First) "Midland Red returns to Cheltenham" ......
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: (First) "Midland Red returns to Cheltenham" ......

[quote=DD12 post_id=4915 time=1526339626 user_id=64] What did the advertising consist of please, Adam ? It was shown in both the Malvern area and Upton area timetables, which have been in circulation for several weeks now. Almost all of the passengers boarded the bus in those areas, with only two f...
by DD12
00:13 Tuesday 15th May 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: (First) "Midland Red returns to Cheltenham" ......
Replies: 13
Views: 934

Re: (First) "Midland Red returns to Cheltenham" ......

AdamH wrote:
20:29 Monday 14th May 2018
I'm pleased to report that the first running of the 481 service today carried 16 passengers in to Cheltenham.

Proof that advertising works, I would say.
What did the advertising consist of please, Adam ?

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