Autumn service changes ??

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DD12
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Autumn service changes ??

Post by DD12 » 18:18 Tuesday 1st August 2017

Very often service changes are brought in when the schools go back in early September, and I think registrations etc. have to be done about 12 weeks in advance (?), although some variations of existing services can be done at "short notice", (I believe) -
I'm surprised that we haven't heard (yet) of any changes this September, (apart from a POSSIBILITY, later, of enhanced service(s) in the Evesham - Pershore - Norton - Worcester corridor).

Any rumours anyone ?

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by AdamH » 18:38 Tuesday 1st August 2017

For all sorts of reasons I won't go into here, the September changes have been moved back more than once and are now pencilled in for the first week of October. The deadline for sending off the registrations for the early October change is this Friday so there is still a chance they may be moved back again!

Hence my comment in the 382 thread about the newspaper report being optimistic when they said the new services would start in September. As far as I know the company still hasn't reached an agreement with the various other parties over said route(s).

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by DD12 » 19:55 Tuesday 1st August 2017

Thanks Adam !

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by AdamH » 17:47 Thursday 3rd August 2017

AdamH wrote:
18:38 Tuesday 1st August 2017
...so there is still a chance they may be moved back again!
Now moved back to second week in October.

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by Reece S » 14:41 Sunday 6th August 2017

I am aware that a number of WCC contracts are due up in the Kidderminster and Droitwich areas in Sep/Oct? Anyone able to confirm if this is true?

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by AdamH » 09:07 Monday 7th August 2017

Not true. Except for a few minor school contract WCC have not put anything out for tender this year. There are a few for Herefordshire due for renewal.

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by AdamH » 16:57 Tuesday 8th August 2017

AdamH wrote:
09:07 Monday 7th August 2017
...There are a few for Herefordshire due for renewal.
First have picked up some of these :)

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by DD12 » 18:29 Tuesday 8th August 2017

AdamH wrote:
16:57 Tuesday 8th August 2017
AdamH wrote:
09:07 Monday 7th August 2017
...There are a few for Herefordshire due for renewal.
First have picked up some of these :)
:shock: That's amazing !! -
Are one or two of these ex-Astons, or ex DRM, do you know, Adam ?

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by AdamH » 18:49 Tuesday 8th August 2017

There has been a subtle hint on the Home page for a while now, but nobody picked up on it! :roll:

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Re: Autumn service changes ??

Post by Rich82 » 19:31 Tuesday 8th August 2017

I have heard that that first have got the 417 service to Ledbury and the 675 Great Malvern to Ledbury service via West Malvern but not heard anything about 476 Ledbury to Hereford service which is also up for tender

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