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RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - PO59 MXJ - 11/11/2015 13:23

I guarantee that when that bus has been driven from Scotland to Liverpool down the motorway that them doors have took a battering. So bolts could of come loose. But, as for a whole door falling off, that doesnt ring true. They are bolted on in how many places? Think someones been going over the top saying a door fell off. And if it did fall off, pretty sure it the glass would of smashed when its hit the deck. So lets all look for a door with replacement glass in.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - Penny Return - 11/11/2015 15:56

(11/11/2015 13:23)PO59 MXJ Wrote:  I guarantee that when that bus has been driven from Scotland to Liverpool down the motorway that them doors have took a battering. So bolts could of come loose. But, as for a whole door falling off, that doesnt ring true. They are bolted on in how many places? Think someones been going over the top saying a door fell off. And if it did fall off, pretty sure it the glass would of smashed when its hit the deck. So lets all look for a door with replacement glass in.
A door did come off,with no nuts on the bolts,whichever way you look at it AD should be ashamed
of themselves buses should be checked properly before being released, no excuses


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - E400 - 11/11/2015 16:16

It's insane that this kind of error occurred on such a superficial element of the vehicle - it's a blessing that this happened on a normal road rather than on the motorway down here, or else it could have been a lot worse.

I'd be questioning what other defects there are deeper within the working parts of the bus. For bolts to be missing - not even loose - means that quality control is questionable, at best.

I get that this is a one-off thing, and I understand that Merseyside has seen a lot of AD vehicles enter service this year with nothing near as serious as this occuring, but it goes without saying that this occurrence was one time too many.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - 507022 - 11/11/2015 16:52

(08/11/2015 13:49)Penny Return Wrote:  28258 has this number all round including inside the cab,one for the snappers before it gets
corrected,out on 1 today

Still showing the wrong number today, on 1 again


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - mbonwick - 11/11/2015 16:59

How do we know that the nuts weren't there when the bus left Falkirk? It's perfectly plausible that they slacked off sufficently to then fall off on it's delivery and testing runs.

Once they fell off, it's not exactly hard for them to be kicked, swept or simply roll off the bus leaving no evidence of their existence behind!

But hey, why let that get in the way of a good bit of manufacturer bashing?


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - gka472l - 11/11/2015 17:54

Steven Knight media reports Chester's 34815/6 are going to Rugby (along with Preston's 34813/4, all ex Gillmoss however). More apparently *might* be off to Stagecoach South East (East Kent?). http://www.stevenknightmedia.com/fleet-news-ramblings


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - Y474 KNF - 11/11/2015 18:26

(11/11/2015 17:54)gka472l Wrote:  Steven Knight media reports Chester's 34815/6 are going to Rugby (along with Preston's 34813/4, all ex Gillmoss however). More apparently *might* be off to Stagecoach South East (East Kent?). http://www.stevenknightmedia.com/fleet-news-ramblings

Possibly the Darts replaced by the Enviro300s due for Gillmoss in the New Year?


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - wirralbus - 11/11/2015 19:23

The Gold Buses where due to be put into service later than they actually started .

Fishwicks going into administration and subsequently going out of business didn't help and Stagecoach thought the Gold buses going into operation when they did would release buses to help Lancashire County Council out with some ex fishwicks routes .


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - WhiteVanMan - 11/11/2015 21:50

(11/11/2015 16:59)mbonwick Wrote:  How do we know that the nuts weren't there when the bus left Falkirk? It's perfectly plausible that they slacked off sufficently to then fall off on it's delivery and testing runs.

Once they fell off, it's not exactly hard for them to be kicked, swept or simply roll off the bus leaving no evidence of their existence behind!

But hey, why let that get in the way of a good bit of manufacturer bashing?

Have you read this ?

https://www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/apps/recalls/searches/expand.asp?uniqueID=A5125C7A9DEB45C880257EDE0042208E&freeText=Blank&tx


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - Turbostar - 12/11/2015 07:41

Just passing Rock Ferry & noticed SN65 ODG moving about with the destination showing 'Metrolink Manchester Piccadilly'.

That's quite ambitious ...!!