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by Reece S
17:09 Sunday 19th November 2017
Forum: Johnsons / Whittles
Topic: Johnsons go into competition on the 64 and the 350 is back
Replies: 1
Views: 95

Johnsons go into competition on the 64 and the 350 is back

From the 2nd January 2018 Johnsons will commence a new 64 service between Redditch, Asda, Lodge Park and Woodrow North on Mondays to Saturdays. Correct me if I am wrong but will this be the first time since First Redditch was brought by Diamond in 2013 that anyone has gone into direct competition wi...
by Reece S
16:46 Sunday 19th November 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Diamond Droitwich
Replies: 8
Views: 185

Diamond Droitwich

As of the 31st December 2017 Diamond has sadly lost the Droitwich contract this includes all Droitwich Circulars 17, 18, 19A, 19C, 20 also the 133 to Kidderminster and 354 to Redditch. This has all been won by LMS Travel of Worcester who will presumably start operating from 2nd January 2018.
by Reece S
00:31 Monday 13th November 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 28
Views: 2385

Re: Kidderminster Depot

Cheers all I have some exciting news on the bus driver front! :D
by Reece S
22:56 Monday 6th November 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Diamond in and around Bromsgrove.
Replies: 19
Views: 1910

Re: Diamond in and around Bromsgrove.

A report and several pictures appear on the Bromsgrove Standard website. Thankfully it appears no-one required hospital treatment; one passenger was treated at the scene. The vehicle involved is a blue Plaxton bodied bus which has taken quite a lot of front-end damage. Does anyone know which one it...
by Reece S
10:40 Thursday 26th October 2017
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: "Refreshed 144" !
Replies: 46
Views: 2300

Re: "Refreshed 144" !

They look amazing shame they have gone for only half leather seats rather than lets say full leather seats with quilted leather centres like Transdev CityZap B7 which were being refurbished at Thornton’s at the same time. But other than that they look lush. Do we know if they have WiFi and USB/Plugs...
by Reece S
22:18 Tuesday 26th September 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 28
Views: 2385

Re: Kidderminster Depot

Just to say I am now employee of the Kidderminster depot as a route learner so if you see me in a hi vis on a 294/295 or 303 your now know why lol. Long term I hope to get my cpc to become a bus driver but this is more of a long term goal for me at the moment.
by Reece S
00:18 Monday 25th September 2017
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: FMR Fleet Movements
Replies: 205
Views: 14211

Re: FMR Fleet Movements

Was flicking though Facebook yesterday evening and come across some side shots of one of the newly refurbished Volvo B7RLE at Thorntons yard in a two tone green variation of the Urban 2 livery looks really impressive similar greens to those used in the Buses of Somerset livery. Just a shame they cou...
by Reece S
14:04 Friday 1st September 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 28
Views: 2385

Re: Kidderminster Depot

[u]Diamond Kidderminster Fleet as of the 01/09/2017... [/b] This list doesn't include scrap buses 20032: MV54EEO 20104: KP02PUV 20500: KP54BYV 20511: KX54NKZ 20527: BA05EAA (SF07URL) {On Loan} 20532: KX57OWP 20574: KP51SXW 20606: KV51KZH 20607: KP51UFJ 20610: KP54BYW 20716: ME52BLU 20717: MG53BLU 2...
by Reece S
13:54 Friday 1st September 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 28
Views: 2385

Re: Kidderminster Depot

A updated full in service Fleet list for the Kidderminster depot will be posted shortly.
by Reece S
18:23 Thursday 31st August 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Kidderminster Depot
Replies: 28
Views: 2385

Re: Kidderminster Depot

The following 11 ex Hansons Buses have been transferred to Kidderminster to work the depot share of ex Hansons work theses routes are 227/228, 250/251, 287, 288, 298/299, 318 it also included a few early morning journeys on the 276 and 296 and also the school variation of the 318 the 749. 20530: KX5...

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