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RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - PO59 MXJ - 31/03/2015 19:30

(31/03/2015 18:39)Dentonian Wrote:  Also, if its due roadworks or Police incident its fine, or if the lack of availibility of a single decker is very rare. This sounds like it is a regular planned occurence, which means it deliberatly contravenes the registered particulars.

I wouldnt say its planned. At times depots will have a shortage of buses, could be that theres single deckers in for inspection and theres a few off the road with faults, like just been reported that one has been towed in, and its also been reported thatones engine has blown. So if a decker has just come in off a school and a bus is needed and thats all they have then its going to get sent out rather than drop mileage.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - YN05 WKE - 31/03/2015 19:41

What's happening with the rail replacement tridents now rails have finished?


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - PO59 MXJ - 31/03/2015 19:58

(31/03/2015 19:41)E208 WBG Wrote:  What's happening with the rail replacement tridents now rails have finished?

Wouldnt surprise me if they got used for the Moorfields rails.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - WhiteVanMan - 31/03/2015 20:01

(31/03/2015 18:39)Dentonian Wrote:  This sounds like it is a regular planned occurence, which means it deliberatly contravenes the registered particulars.

I totally agree, I read all to often not only on this forum, but also on facebook, about Stagecoach buses going off they registered routes.

I have worked in the road freight industry, for some 30-years, if a wagon company was to show such disregard for its customers, as stagecoach appears to show, then it wouldn't be long before the authorities got involve!


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - R879 HRF - 31/03/2015 20:18

It's not regular, deckers on the 1 has occurred no more than 3 times in the past 12 months. And on at least 2 of those occasions they've only ran short to Ellesmere port on evening runs. Deckers out on 1s 2s 41/2s are only out when desperate and as soon as a spare vehicle becomes available they're taken off.

19022 only did a round trip on the 2 yesterday, not that its a problem anyway to be on a 2. If a decker is purposely allocated to a 2 for a day, its always on a 2 only board, ie no interworking.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - YK53 GXO - 01/04/2015 11:31

Volvo B7RLE YK53 GXP (21254) is on the 41\42 today.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - Penny Return - 01/04/2015 15:35

Full page advert for X8 from Liverpool end in the Metro today


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - R879 HRF - 01/04/2015 19:41

Rail tridents 17494,527,549,575 have departed, assume they've gone to gillmoss..

17591 remains dead at the front and 17501 is still undergoing conversion.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - mbonwick - 01/04/2015 22:16

14168 has been returned to Ensign, 14166 is to follow.

(Guessing that 14166 needs work as it hasn't seen service for a good few years)


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - Y474 KNF - 01/04/2015 22:24

(01/04/2015 19:47)Dentonian Wrote:  By conversion, I take it you mean to Open top?

Yes - 17501 is being converted to open top