Next Service changes

Bus and Coach operations, new or changed services and timetables for First Midland Red Buses Limited or its predecessor, Midland Red West Limited.
MattW
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Re: Next Service changes

Post by MattW » 16:02 Wednesday 20th May 2020

Couldn't agree more Tim.
I'm very much enjoying my paid holidays, but it can't last forever. We need to be moving forward not back. It won't be easy, but we need to be positive.

Noggin1
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Re: Next Service changes

Post by Noggin1 » 18:30 Friday 22nd May 2020

I think that the Diamond update page has changed since I first looked at it. If I recall, there was a general move to more normal timetables from 31 May, but that is now limited to Kidderminster's 3 and Redditch's 57/58. The statement that the 146 and 303 will not be re-instated has disappeared. Don't suppose it signals a change of heart though.
https://www.diamondbuses.com/worcester- ... QwE8xpztwY

bmmoboy
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Re: Next Service changes

Post by bmmoboy » 14:14 Saturday 23rd May 2020

I don't think that the changes are taking place next week, as I have my duties for Thursday - Saturday, and they haven't altered from the past few weeks.

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marck
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Re: Next Service changes

Post by marck » 17:49 Saturday 23rd May 2020

Noggin1 wrote:
18:30 Friday 22nd May 2020
I think that the Diamond update page has changed since I first looked at it. If I recall, there was a general move to more normal timetables from 31 May, but that is now limited to Kidderminster's 3 and Redditch's 57/58. The statement that the 146 and 303 will not be re-instated has disappeared. Don't suppose it signals a change of heart though.
https://www.diamondbuses.com/worcester- ... QwE8xpztwY
Yeah it has changed i just looked for the timetable and got this
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303 timetable page

DD12
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Re: Next Service changes

Post by DD12 » 18:32 Saturday 23rd May 2020

Thanks Marck !

PS - I like your thumbnail photo (or whatever it's called) - of a Gemini in the latest livery !

- it's something we could have expected to see in Worcester by now (ex-Leicester, and repainted) - had there not been the pandemic !!

Now, however, - who knows what will happen, and when ! ? ! ?

JustinTyme
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Re: Next Service changes

Post by JustinTyme » 12:43 Sunday 24th May 2020

I expect the next move on the 146, 202 and 303 will be up to Worcestershire County Council. I can't blame Diamond for ceasing to run them if loadings will negligible.

I wonder if WCC will increase the 182/183 Redditch - Alvechurch - Lickey - Bromsgrove from the current once a day each, to replace the 146 and 202?

Going back to an earlier item, Hereforshire Council's website says that First's Ledbury market day services were suspended from Saturday 4 April - https://www.herefordshire.gov.uk/info/2 ... s_travel/4

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