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by TimBrown
17:58 Wednesday 10th August 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Visiting Buses at Worcester
Replies: 69
Views: 72368

Re: Visiting Buses at Worcester

DD12 wrote:
17:22 Wednesday 10th August 2022
37486 is on the patch at WR, - it's new Sheffield livery adding further colour variety !

No doubt here for mechanical wizardry !!
I thought it was in the old Arriva livery, but it has a graphic 'Women of Steel'!
by TimBrown
14:58 Saturday 6th August 2022
Forum: Trains
Topic: Charters at Shrub Hill 6 Aug. 2022
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Charters at Shrub Hill 6 Aug. 2022

Two diesel hauled charters ran via Worcester Shrub Hill within 10 minutes of each other this morning Saturday 6 August 2022. First to arrive was the Saphos organised English Riviera Express charter from Wolverhampton to Kingswear with Locomotive Services owned 47614 (47853) leading and D1944 (47501)...
by TimBrown
06:34 Friday 5th August 2022
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Redditch bus routes under threat
Replies: 15
Views: 1708

Re: Redditch bus routes under threat

Here is a link to Diamond Bus website with update on the Redditch and Kidderminster services under threat of withdrawal; https://www.diamondbuses.com/news/diamond-midlands-review-august/ The comment as the heading for these at risk routes indicates that revised proposals have been submitted to Worce...
by TimBrown
05:47 Thursday 4th August 2022
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Diamond buy Midland Classic
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: Diamond buy Midland Classic

This article in Express and Star gives some of the reasons for the acquisition and the financial implications;

https://www.expressandstar.com/news/bus ... -operator/
by TimBrown
07:53 Wednesday 3rd August 2022
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Diamond 303 via Bevere
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Diamond 303 via Bevere

Monday 1 August 2022 32222 and 32223
01 Aug 2022 Worcester 001.JPG
01 Aug 2022 Worcester 002.JPG
01 Aug 2022 Worcester 003.JPG
Tuesday 2 August 2022 30855
02 Aug 2022 Worcester 004.JPG
by TimBrown
07:46 Wednesday 3rd August 2022
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Diamond 303 via Bevere
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Re: Diamond 303 via Bevere

Here are some more pictures of Diamond Bus 303 working along Grange Avenue. Tuesday 26 July 2022 with 30952 and 20912 26 July 2022 Worcester 011.JPG 26 July 2022 Worcester 003.JPG Wednesday 27 July 2022 30952 and 30855 27 July 2022 Worcester 004.JPG 27 July 2022 Worcester 005.JPG Thursday 28 July 20...
by TimBrown
07:39 Sunday 31st July 2022
Forum: Fleet Discussion
Topic: Birmingham is full of "Red" buses....
Replies: 2
Views: 580

Re: Birmingham is full of "Red" buses....

Meanwhile First Bus Worcester Padmore Street garage 'patch' has 9 double-deckers and two coaches sitting idly with no work since the schools broke up over a week ago on Thursday 22 or Friday 23 July 2022. OK only the four Streedecks with Euro6 exhaust emissions are suitable for Birmingham's CAZ, but...
by TimBrown
12:17 Monday 25th July 2022
Forum: Diamond Bus (Rotala)
Topic: Diamond 303 via Bevere
Replies: 2
Views: 386

Diamond 303 via Bevere

Today Monday 25 July 2022 saw the start of diverted Diamond 303 between Kidderminster and Worcester which now takes in the withdrawn First Bus 37 loop via Grange Avenue, Northwick Green and Becket Road. 30950 worked the early service up Grange Avenue at 07-11 into Worcester. 25 July 2022 Grange Aven...
by TimBrown
07:02 Monday 25th July 2022
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: First 37 service 'Customer Notice'
Replies: 5
Views: 635

Re: First 37 service 'Customer Notice'

The Bus shelter and live timetable screen at the New Inn Ombersley Road bus stop showed the following at 06-32 this morning Monday 25 July 2022. The message of 'refer to timetables' is confusing to intending passengers as none are on display. I am also partly surprised that First Bus will continue w...
by TimBrown
19:33 Saturday 23rd July 2022
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: City service 37 finale.
Replies: 1
Views: 247

City service 37 finale.

The attached link includes a picture of a Worcester city horse tram taken in 1889 with a destination board between decks showing VINE CROSS PORTOBELLO which means that a city service has operated to the Vine Inn Ombersley Road for at least 133 YEARS probably 141 YEARS as the horse trams commenced in...

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