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by bringstybeast
09:01 Thursday 5th July 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: "Going in the wrong direction !"
Replies: 4
Views: 360

Re: "Going in the wrong direction !"

Whilst the funding cuts definitely have hit bus usage, I think a significant amount of reputation damage was caused in Worcester in the 2001-2005 period when FMR went through the cycle of service cuts and fare rises every 6 months, and at the same time replacing the newer buses with ones that both l...
by bringstybeast
12:23 Monday 25th June 2018
Forum: Yeomans / Lugg Valley
Topic: Mystery White Coach
Replies: 2
Views: 275

Mystery White Coach

On a rare visit into Hereford today and was passed by a white Plaxton Panther coach reg VO13AEP coming down Aylestone Hill. It had L plates on the front and rear and a big dent in the front nearside wheelarch. No operator name or address. Anybody know who it belongs to? When it comes to white Panthe...
by bringstybeast
22:26 Wednesday 13th June 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: ...... "along the Salt Road" !
Replies: 76
Views: 4840

Re: ...... "along the Salt Road" !

Is Sidemoor now after Catshill? Haven’t done the route in a very long time...
by bringstybeast
23:21 Saturday 11th March 2017
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: Stevenson on 303/4
Replies: 18
Views: 5619

Re: Stevenson on 303/4

Try this website for dates and other routes they had in the area: http://myweb.tiscali.co.uk/worcesterfolk/BulletS.htm
by bringstybeast
20:52 Wednesday 26th October 2016
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Large Rail Contract Oct 2016 - Buses on Loan
Replies: 43
Views: 8582

Re: Large Rail Contract Oct 2016 - Buses on Loan

Be fair - they've been totally flogged up and down the M4 daily for last x weeks without failure and I doubt they got much love in Bristol. I'd be more disappointed by the etched seats and windows and general tiredness inside. At least they're only on loan and soon will be back to being Leicester's ...
by bringstybeast
18:43 Friday 21st October 2016
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Large Rail Contract Oct 2016 - Buses on Loan
Replies: 43
Views: 8582

Re: Large Rail Contract Oct 2016 - Buses on Loan

From the Newport-Bristol rail replacement, the third double decker to break down in the whole six weeks was this afternoon (a Gemini not a Streetdeck), ironically just after discussion that there'd been very few problems. No pressure on Worcester engineers to make the Tridents work then...
by bringstybeast
19:57 Wednesday 5th October 2016
Forum: DRM Bus
Topic: New bus for DRM Bus
Replies: 11
Views: 2860

Re: New bus for DRM Bus

To be fair, very few of his buses get a new paint job from the one they came in - think one stayed mostly cream until he sold it, and all the other "new" ones were whatever colour Scania painted them in for loaning out before they got to him. Suspect this was brought from stock. Maybe in 5 years tim...

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