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by DD12
12:59 Friday 26th November 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: The BSIP !!
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: The BSIP !!

https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/BSIP I've only just discovered the above link. I believe that south Worcestershire will need all the funding promised by the government, but unfortunately the article in the link below suggests it wont be enough £ to achieve the sustainable objectives ! https://www....
by DD12
23:55 Thursday 25th November 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: First Worcester fares increase
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: First Worcester fares increase

The single fares have not changed, and I don't think that returns are altered either. What is changing is some of the day tickets, some of which appear to be better value, instead of a return, there is a 2 trip ticket which is the same price as a return, meaning that you could purchase one of these...
by DD12
18:57 Thursday 25th November 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: First Worcester fares increase
Replies: 3
Views: 226

Re: First Worcester fares increase

Notices are out and about to say First Worcester are putting up their fares from 5th December 2021. I am concerned that the fares increases needed to offer the needed new drivers better pay, will erode one of the benefits of the "BSIP" money, which is supposed to include REDUCED fares !! If Adam is...
by DD12
15:10 Wednesday 24th November 2021
Forum: Johnsons / Whittles
Topic: New D/D's in November.
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: New D/D's in November.

P.S. - Possibly plus better range + / or top speed for diesel DDs compared to the alternatives !!
by DD12
11:57 Wednesday 24th November 2021
Forum: Johnsons / Whittles
Topic: New D/D's in November.
Replies: 3
Views: 304

Re: New D/D's in November.

Thanks very much Andrew, that's a surprise !! - - whether or not these are going to be EXTRA double-deckers remains to be seen, as Johnsons tends to trade-in "fairly young" vehicles, I believe. Earlier in the year, I took a ride on one of their new Optare DDs, on the 150B from Worcester to the Cookh...
by DD12
21:02 Wednesday 17th November 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: The BSIP !!
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

Re: The BSIP !!

https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/19710027.council-bids-86million-improve-worcestershires-bus-services/ A glimmer of hope for the whole of Worcestershire's buses !! :) I've not read the document in minute detail, but the bits I did read didn't seem to offer much of a glimmer to me. The rate of p...
by DD12
21:21 Thursday 11th November 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: The BSIP !!
Replies: 8
Views: 1055

The BSIP !!

https://www.worcesternews.co.uk/news/19 ... -services/

A glimmer of hope for the whole of Worcestershire's buses !!
:)
by DD12
21:18 Thursday 11th November 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: BOD, WOD, and DRT !
Replies: 12
Views: 4625

Re: BOD, WOD, and DRT !

I have started a separate thread for BSIP, as it appears to cover the whole of Worcestershire !!
by DD12
11:14 Monday 1st November 2021
Forum: Preservation
Topic: Twilight Running Day, Wythall 31 Oct. 2021
Replies: 4
Views: 1215

Re: Twilight Running Day, Wythall 31 Oct. 2021

Thanks Tim, - really sorry I couldn't attend, but there's always next year ( - God willing !! ). - 6015 looks better every time I see it ! - - notice the MIDLAND "badge" on the front is now illuminated once more, - I was very pleased to see this at the Midland Red Running day, - and surprised as wel...
by DD12
17:20 Thursday 7th October 2021
Forum: Services, Routes and Timetables
Topic: BOD, WOD, and DRT !
Replies: 12
Views: 4625

Re: BOD, WOD, and DRT !

https://www.worcestershire.gov.uk/info/20021/bus_travel/2286/worcestershire_zero_emission_bus_regional_area_scheme There's loads more info here ( - in the pdf) of interest, including possible sites for hydrogen filling stations. Unfortunately, as previously discussed, this scheme ( - IF the applicat...

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