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  Chester Rail Replacements
Posted by: trixmax2000 - 20/07/2019 18:37 - Replies (5)

Arriva are working the rail replacement service from Chester to Newton-le-Willows calling at Helsby Frodsham Runcorn East then Warrington and Earlestown they are to run until the 4th August

Look like Speke Alexander Enviro 400's are been used

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  Manchester Bus Franchising
Posted by: Barney - 24/06/2019 08:28 - Replies (34)

It's just been announced on the BBC that Andy Burnham has decided to take control of all bus services within Manchester and press ahead with a franchising system similar to TfL's. Any thoughts?

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  New Cheshire East bus review
Posted by: knutstransport - 20/06/2019 18:26 - Replies (10)

Been reported by the local newspapers that the new Labour/Independent coalition running Cheshire East council are to organise a new bus review, with an aspiration to improve peak time services.

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  Proposed Major Changes to Roads in Liverpool
Posted by: Nwales Bus - 18/06/2019 11:10 - Replies (2)

Major changes are proposed to buses in Liverpool as the council re develope the road network across the city

According to Liverpool Echo, half of the city centre’s bus routes will be affected


Quote:Routes affected
7, 10B, 12, 13, 14, 14A, 14B, 14X, 14&14A (Halton), 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 20X, 21, 61, 75, 76, 78, 79, 79C, 79D, 80, 80A, 82

Withdrawn routes
55D, 82C, 82D, 86D

Quote:Close to half the bus routes into Liverpool city centre are set to be overhauled in a radical move that will affect thousands of travellers.

The major new proposals, announced by Merseytravel this morning, are set to come into force next January - but passengers will get a chance to give their views on them from today until later this summer.

It's believed that around 11,000 passengers a day will be affected by the move, which is happening in tandem with the council's £45m Liverpool City Centre Connectivity Scheme - and could see passengers forced to walk further distances to get to their daily destinations.

It is proposed that a free shuttle bus wil operate between Queen Square and Liverpool One during the distruption

A consultation is now online on Merseytravel website until 2nd August

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  Liverpool City Centre bus re-routing proposals
Posted by: Walton 46 - 18/06/2019 11:00 - Replies (52)

Merseytravel has released details of proposed changes to bus routes in the City Centre to be introduced in January 2020. These changes are to coincide with the Council's City Centre Connectivity Scheme.

Details of proposals can be found and comments left here: https://liverpoolcitycentrebus.commonplace.is/

What are everyone's thoughts on this?

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  Liverpool FC Champions League open top buses
Posted by: bramptontrev - 14/06/2019 20:48 - Replies (6)

Anyone able to advise what was used for the open top bus tour celebration?

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  DAF Presidents
Posted by: trixmax2000 - 15/05/2019 18:58 - No Replies

The following are now on loan to Arriva Yorkshire 4162 & 4182 both at Heckmondwike they are to cover they are on loan for 4 months so other fleet can be upgraded to Euro 6

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  Anthony's (Bamber), Runcorn
Posted by: ant17612 - 26/04/2019 20:56 - Replies (2)

Does anyone know where the 2012 built K22 ANT now operates and it's new registration?

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  Liverpool City Centre Roadworks
Posted by: N271CKB - 25/04/2019 21:06 - Replies (7)

According to Merseytravel site, number of services are to terminate short.
This includes number of cross river services.
Be interested to hear others experiences.
This short section of road can cause a lot of disruption to services, esp to people with a lower service level.

https://www.merseytravel.gov.uk/travel-u...entre.aspx

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  Mostonian Coaches
Posted by: ant17612 - 22/04/2019 23:42 - Replies (5)

A fairly recent arrival here is ex Stagecoach Vanhool TD927 Astromega OU09FNH (50214) it has now recieved white based fleet livery and private registration TSU706.

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