First West of England February 2018


General News items

The 8 new Solo,s for Bath have been ordered for summer delivery these will replace all bar 1 of the present solo fleet.

 

The 12 new A1 Scania/ADL buses are slowly arriving and should be on the road on the 18th of this month.

 

36825 YP67XDA HE Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36826 YP67XDB HE Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36827 YP67XDC   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36828 YP67XDD HE Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36829 e   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36830 f   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36831 g   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36832 YP67XDJ HE Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36833 j   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36834  K   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36835  L   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F
36836  M   Sca N250UD Ar H45/24F

 

New 36832 (Though 36832 should be registered XDH)

 

Several more Volvo B7s have arrived from Glasgow but this time gone to Hengrove not Weston.

 

32543 SF54OSD   Vo B7TL 10.7M Wt H45/29F
32548 SF54OSL   Vo B7TL 10.7M Wt H45/29F
32549 SF54OSM   Vo B7TL 10.7M Wt H45/29F
32554 SF54OSU   Vo B7TL 10.7M Wt H45/29F

 

 

Bath have been playing with their destinations to make them clearer for people.

Bath 32637 with new style X39 destination.

 

 

 

Allocation Notes

10035 w - goner for Scrap

32638  BH - HE

36806  BH - HE

36824  LH - BH

44911/2  WM - Glasgow

47458/61-3  HE - Glasgow

66721 w - Remains gone for scrap.

66732  u -BH

69500-11 HE - u (Several are at Thorntons being refurbished)

 

Livery Matters

37329 has also been de-branded from a 2 and has a grey front.

33826 into Orange for Excel.

33417 also now Excel.

 

 

Park & Ride 33936 new as a green bus now repainted blue

for Brislington Park & Ride.

 

Latest Excel repaint 33826.

 

66992/3 are both now all over red Training livery.

 


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