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by TimBrown
08:30 Friday 27th May 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: US Private equity bid for First Group.
Replies: 0
Views: 54

US Private equity bid for First Group.

The attached article appeared in today's Daily Mail 'City and Finance' section and it outlines a US Private Equity bid for First Group. Please also note the final paragraph which states that the Stagecoach takeover is now completed. US Private equity bid for FirstGroup 001.jpg (Click on the attachme...
by TimBrown
09:46 Tuesday 24th May 2022
Forum: Preservation
Topic: PUK647R
Replies: 3
Views: 357

Re: PUK647R

This bus had a long career with Midland Red North after an early stint with Midland Red East, my records show allocations and further use after withdrawal at 23 years of age; 647 PUK 647R Bodywork Leyland National SA 08/77, WS 05/80, Midland Red (East) (647) 09/81, WDN 09/82. Midland Red (North) (64...
by TimBrown
11:58 Monday 23rd May 2022
Forum: Trains
Topic: Heritage Diesel Cavalcade 10 May 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Heritage Diesel Cavalcade 10 May 2022

Today, Monday 23 May 2022, saw the return working of two locomotives which participated at the SVR Diesel Gala over the weekend. Main line passed 33012, D6515, 'Lt. Jenny Lewis RN.' is seen hauling Peak 44004, D4, 'Great Gable' into Shrub Hill Platform 2, where the 33 was uncoupled and ran around th...
by TimBrown
05:43 Saturday 21st May 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Noon 20 May 2022 Padmore Street
Replies: 1
Views: 151

Noon 20 May 2022 Padmore Street

The attached photographs of Padmore Street patch, courtesy of Bob Hemming, were taken just before noon yesterday Friday 20 May 2022 from Asda car park. There are 21 vehicles in view, 19 if you exclude the two coaches. Of the 9 double-deckers currently on allocation, only 2 are out in service which i...
by TimBrown
14:40 Tuesday 17th May 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Queens Platinum Jubilee bus
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Queens Platinum Jubilee bus

Here is 47518 working the 37 service in the sunshine along Grange Avenue this afternoon Tuesday 17 May 2022.
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by TimBrown
14:35 Thursday 12th May 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Queens Platinum Jubilee bus
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Queens Platinum Jubilee bus

Here are some shots 47518 and other buses taken this morning in Crowngate bus station. the congratulatory message 'Her Majesty's Platinum Jubilee' above the windows is in a shiny chromium-like finish which reflects like mirror. 12 May 2022 Crowngate 101.JPG 12 May 2022 Crowngate 102.JPG 12 May 2022 ...
by TimBrown
14:23 Thursday 12th May 2022
Forum: Johnsons / Whittles
Topic: Johnson sold to Diamond
Replies: 24
Views: 1391

Re: Johnson sold to Diamond

Some pictures of Diamond Streetdeck 40725 just after it arrived in Crowngate bus station today 12 May 2022. 12 May 2022 Crowngate 113.JPG 12 May 2022 Crowngate 114.JPG 12 May 2022 Crowngate 115.JPG 12 May 2022 Crowngate 116.JPG 12 May 2022 Crowngate 117.JPG The large area of white in the foreground ...
by TimBrown
06:08 Thursday 12th May 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Queens Platinum Jubilee bus
Replies: 6
Views: 761

Re: Queens Platinum Jubilee bus

This bus looks the part and is a fitting tribute to our long-lived Queen and her 70th Platinum celebration of accession to the throne. I wish she would sit back and enjoy the time left to her by allowing HRH Prince of Wales to take the reigns (or should that be reign) as Prince Regent. On a less hap...
by TimBrown
15:50 Tuesday 10th May 2022
Forum: Trains
Topic: Heritage Diesel Cavalcade 10 May 2022
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Heritage Diesel Cavalcade 10 May 2022

It was a tight schedule today Tuesday 10 May 2022 on my way to Worcestershire Royal Hospital for an X-ray, but I managed to take these photographs at Shrub Hill of a heritage diesel cavalcade with 33012 'Lt. Jenny Lewis' hauling 31128 'Charybdis', 37703, D4 (44004) 'Great Gable', and D182 (46045) be...
by TimBrown
11:52 Monday 9th May 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Crowngate Thursday 14 April 2022
Replies: 1
Views: 392

Re: Crowngate Thursday 14 April 2022

Back in town early this morning Monday 9 may 2022 to pick up a prescription and took a few pictures.
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