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by bmmoboy
11:42 Tuesday 4th September 2018
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. one
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: Bewdley Bus Gala 2 September 2018 pt. one

Midland Red used to have a very stringent driving test which many drivers failed at their first attempt. If you passed the test with BMMO you really were ready for anything, and the Priory Gatehouse at Malvern would be taken with ultimate confidence (and the prospect of instant dismissal if damaged!!)
by bmmoboy
20:54 Friday 31st August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 44514
Replies: 0
Views: 168

44514

44514 Padmore Street 29-08018.jpg
On Wednesday this week, 29th August at 07.00, 44514 is seen being hitched up for a ride to Plaxtons for repair
by bmmoboy
13:47 Tuesday 21st August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 98
Views: 6261

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Just seen a longer feature on Midlands Today, featuring 42894 on the 363 at Welland, with Tom Wells and a young passenger stating how important the bus service is. Also a longer interview with MD Nigel Eggleton stating the companies case. It appears that the 363 has received a 6 month partial reprie...
by bmmoboy
11:43 Tuesday 21st August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 98
Views: 6261

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Basically he said that a bus company cannot run services where there are only 2 or 3 passengers, and cutting services that are not used makes economic sense
by bmmoboy
08:43 Monday 20th August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 98
Views: 6261

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

Ah the good old days - I see that we used to get a full 6 minutes from Lower Wick island to town in the rush hour
by bmmoboy
19:09 Thursday 16th August 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts
Replies: 98
Views: 6261

Re: Autumn 2018 service changes/cuts

I prefer this network map
by bmmoboy
17:01 Wednesday 15th August 2018
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Public Enquiry
Replies: 33
Views: 3064

Re: Public Enquiry

Article taken from Route One Magazine Compensation for Diamond users ordered by TC Poor timekeeping in Kidderminster leads to fine ‘to be most equitably returned’ to users in the town Diamond Bus challenged the DVSA’s report of timetable non-compliance Rotala-owned Diamond Bus has been fined £9,075 ...
by bmmoboy
16:02 Tuesday 14th August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints
Replies: 180
Views: 37474

Re: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints

Elgar Double Decker.jpg
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Elgar Dart.jpg
Is this better?
by bmmoboy
21:48 Monday 13th August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints
Replies: 180
Views: 37474

Re: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints

How about this for a new paint scheme?
(It's taken from the new Badgerline livery}
The colours would be red and cream from the 1980's livery

Elgar Double Decker.jpg
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Elgar Dart.jpg
by bmmoboy
20:43 Saturday 11th August 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints
Replies: 180
Views: 37474

Re: FMR: Refurbs and Repaints

66696 back from the paintshop - it's in the bodyshop awaiting transfers

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