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by bmmoboy
20:07 Friday 20th April 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Training Buses
Replies: 6
Views: 194

Re: Training Buses

Adam - we've put yours and James's face forward. Mind you, if we used Mick Cullen, it would double up as the Santa Bus!!
by bmmoboy
12:32 Monday 9th April 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: "New" vehicles for Worcester?
Replies: 35
Views: 2220

Re: "New" vehicles for Worcester?

Worked some 35's on Saturday, the running card said Mercedes Citaro - just a bit premature!
by bmmoboy
17:13 Friday 9th March 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 67665
Replies: 5
Views: 332

67665

Just drove 67665 on the 1310 X50 to Evesham and back and then took it back to garage for it to be checked and prepared for transfer to Stoke. Lets see how their drivers like an Enviro with an Allison gearbox.
by bmmoboy
16:04 Friday 16th February 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: The 35
Replies: 10
Views: 585

Re: The 35

Nothing has changed - in fact it has got worse over the past few years. A couple of years ago the council decided to limit parking on Rainbow Hill, unfortunately they only did about 30 yards, so there is still parking towards the top of the hill. There is one van that has been parked there and as fa...
by bmmoboy
10:19 Thursday 15th February 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: "New" vehicles for Worcester?
Replies: 35
Views: 2220

Re: "New" vehicles for Worcester?

The 6 Mercedes have now been increased to 8, once again garage gossip. The one at Leicester is there to be inspected by Thorntons with regard to reburbishment, which will include additional seating, as the Citaros have larger luggage pens for use around Heathrow airport. I have also been told that w...
by bmmoboy
22:02 Monday 12th February 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: "New" vehicles for Worcester?
Replies: 35
Views: 2220

"New" vehicles for Worcester?

There have been some rumours around the Canteen at Crowngate saying that Worcester are expecting 6 Mercedes-Benz Citaros from the depot(s) at Slough and Bracknell. Has anyone any more information. I've never driven a Mercedes (apart from the awful 608's), but have travelled on Yarrantons vehicle man...
by bmmoboy
19:36 Saturday 3rd February 2018
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Double Deckers
Replies: 3
Views: 255

Double Deckers

There are three Wessex double deckers in Kiddy depot at the moment, anyone got any info about them?
by bmmoboy
22:14 Tuesday 16th January 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Conductors Whistles in Times Gone By
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: Conductors Whistles in Times Gone By

Also in Worcester, the W4 Malvern Road, and W16 Bromwich Road services usually reversed with the aid of a Conductor and his (or her) whistle. I remember S16 and S17s outside my Aunties house in White Road, and I used to stand outside and watch every hour, much to the amusement of the bus crews!
by bmmoboy
20:42 Sunday 14th January 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 67664
Replies: 13
Views: 988

Re: 67664

The same thing happened last year, and it took a couple of weeks to refit the transfers

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