First West of England August 2017
Latest Allocation sheet.
An Announcement has just been made that South Gloucestershire Council has won a Government bid for money that will see upto 110 Bio Gas buses being introduced to North & East Bristol bus routes run from Lawrence Hill the money will help fund the buses and refuelling equipment needed. The new buses could be running by 2019. good news for Scania/ADL or who ever will be building gas buses by then.
Dont forget to visit the open day @ Lawrence Hill on the 19th from 11.00 - 15.00 for a look behind the scenes with old and new buses including the Bio Bus and the Electric one as well theres rides through the bus wash, drive a bus and lots more too.
The BioGas Scania/Enviro has now been delivered and should enter service by the end of this month.
Scania Bio gas bus 39401.
Other new vehicles due soon are 24 Scania / Enviro MMC,S (not City,s) for UWE & Metrobus routes. Also on order are 12 Scania/ Enviro Citys for Hengrove (Airport A1) & 3 Enviro 200 MMC,s for Weston (Airport A3)
The following vehicles are still in Barbie 1
|Aug 17||Volvo B7TL||Low Floor Darts||Optare Solo||Scania L94UB||Volvo B7L-60||Volvo B7RLE|
32084 HE - LH
32093/5 HE - LH
32094 HE - LH
32098 HE - LH (Last red front bus to move)
47554 WM - BH
47555 WM - HE
All 3 pink Streetlites now carry M-Ticket Advertising, the 2 Volvo B7s are still plain pink 32004 still used by LH and 32008 currently working for HE.
32084/90/3-5/8 all now have purple fronts and branded for 3/4 routes previously red for the 90.
32004/8 have appeared in all over pink same style as the Streetlites so maybe another M Ticket advert.
32004 in pink.
32090 with another coloured front.
32073 is the final bus to go green front.
33413,33508 & 33829 are now Excel Orange. 33414 also now Orange.
The first Streetlite into orange is 47552.
33829 latest repaint into Excel livery.
Green fronted Streetlites 47435/6 are now branded for route 8 and carry animal pictures as it goes past Bristol Zoo.
Most if not all the green ones 47435-41 now have the route branding applied.
47435 branded for route 8 and showing the animals as well.