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by Michael
10:43 Saturday 28th April 2018
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: "Refreshed 144" !
Replies: 97
Views: 11323

Re: "Refreshed 144" !

Hi Adam - I run a children's group in Birmingham - if First are organising something in Birmingham we would love to get involved - maybe get a group of kids together for a photoshoot or something - please pass on my contact details - HOPE.Michael@outlook.com
by Michael
19:09 Monday 9th April 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: 1006-B106JAB
Replies: 6
Views: 319

Re: 1006-B106JAB

Would you believe - Endeavour Coaches still operate a similar vehicle on school contracts around Birmingham!!

This is the only picture I could find on line of it http://www.ipernity.com/doc/306263/20584589 But I saw it passing through Yardley only a few weeks ago!!
by Michael
13:01 Saturday 17th February 2018
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: "New" vehicles for Worcester?
Replies: 37
Views: 2987

Re: "New" vehicles for Worcester?

Just for fun! If I had 8 beautiful Citaro's to play with I would open an outstation at Redditch and use them on the 57 / 58 - 5 years after First left Redditch I get the impression they would be welcomed back with opened arms!!! Sure that's not what's actually going to happen - but if I'm right my p...
by Michael
21:34 Friday 2nd February 2018
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Rotala/Diamond Bus
Replies: 6
Views: 524

Re: Rotala/Diamond Bus

Yep - 1.95 million - More Diamond buses in the midlands!!

http://www.route-one.net/articles/Bus_r ... r__1_95m/c
by Michael
21:40 Friday 8th December 2017
Forum: Rotala / Diamond Bus
Topic: Redditch bus station Thursday 7 December 2017.
Replies: 7
Views: 951

Re: Redditch bus station Thursday 7 December 2017.

Signature is the brand they use in Solihull - some of the signature buses are Hybrids (originally from Black Diamond)
by Michael
12:22 Thursday 18th May 2017
Forum: Yeomans / Lugg Valley
Topic: How's It Going ?
Replies: 2
Views: 687

Re: How's It Going ?

the list of service changes on their web site suggests they are adapting to try to avoid traffic and cutting unnecessary journeys

http://www.yeomanscoachholidays.com/Bus-Timetables
by Michael
16:02 Sunday 23rd April 2017
Forum: Preservation
Topic: D9 spotted in Malvern
Replies: 3
Views: 853

Re: D9 spotted in Malvern

How about a special running day for Sunday 10th September to link with the Birmingham Bus Bash?

https://www.facebook.com/busesmagazine/ ... 7099498120
by Michael
22:05 Monday 6th March 2017
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: 144 Route.
Replies: 52
Views: 9377

Re: 144 Route.

The 144 makes it into the Guardian!!! https://www.theguardian.com/public-leaders-network/2011/may/11/bus-report-demands-greater-local-collaboration Although I am sure this was just a stock photo I think the 144 is a great example of how the Government's Franchising idea the article talks about can't...
by Michael
10:12 Thursday 8th December 2016
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: 144 Route.
Replies: 52
Views: 9377

Re: 144 Route.

Has National Express' new X61 had an impact on the 144?

http://www.wmbusphotos.com/NXWM/5001-9959/6836.html

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