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RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - R879 HRF - 08/05/2016 23:00

(08/05/2016 20:02)326VFM Wrote:  21249 already gone now, they went to Helms of Eastham yard along with 21251, then went down to Ensign Bus dealer few weeks ago

Ah forgot about that's, must have been seeing things!


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - PO59 MXJ - 09/05/2016 00:34

It is 21248 thats in Gillmoss with 21252


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - moreton407 - 09/05/2016 08:58

Will Arriva's tickets still be accepted on Stagecoach's X2?


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - YN05 WKE - 09/05/2016 09:42

(09/05/2016 08:58)moreton407 Wrote:  Will Arriva's tickets still be accepted on Stagecoach's X2?

That's a good question, I presume not (will ask and get back to you) as with Arriva pulling out of the QBP on this route in theory it will be a stagecoach stand alone service now like the X8

But I may be wrong


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - PO59 MXJ - 09/05/2016 10:32

No Arriva tickets will not be accepted on X2


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - YK53 GXO - 09/05/2016 10:33

(08/05/2016 19:07)DK09 GXY Wrote:  Have all the YK53 Gxx Eclipses been sold now? I know GXO is with Rambler Hastings but unsure of the others

21249 has been sold to Ensign dealer.
21250 is with Hoawards Travel Group.
21251 has been sold to Ensign dealer.
21252 is still with Gilmoss, currently unsold.
21253 is with Rambler, Hastings.
21254 is with Rambler, Hastings.


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - R879 HRF - 09/05/2016 12:29

19062 is apparently back at Birkenhead


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - YN05 WKE - 09/05/2016 13:51

(09/05/2016 12:29)R879 HRF Wrote:  19062 is apparently back at Birkenhead

It got towed in the other night as it broke down on a Chester route, as far as I was aware it was awaiting for Chester to fix it and take it back, unless plans have changed


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - DK09 GXY - 09/05/2016 15:24

(09/05/2016 10:33)YK53 GXO Wrote:  21249 has been sold to Ensign dealer.
21250 is with Hoawards Travel Group.
21251 has been sold to Ensign dealer.
21252 is still with Gillmoss, currently unsold.
21253 is with Rambler, Hastings.
21254 is with Rambler, Hastings.


GXN and possibly GXJ are still for sale (depending if Ensign sell it on or keep it...) Anyone fancy buying it/them and starting a new company?

(Which I still have to wait 5-8 years before I can drive...)


RE: Stagecoach Chester & Wirral - R879 HRF - 09/05/2016 16:30

(09/05/2016 15:24)DK09 GXY Wrote:  GXN and possibly GXJ are still for sale (depending if Ensign sell it on or keep it...) Anyone fancy buying it/them and starting a new company?

(Which I still have to wait 5-8 years before I can drive...)

I'm surprised any of them sold as quickly as they have. They're shagged. really don't have much life left in them.

It's been mentioned one of the reasons behind their sale is their unreliability and the sheer amount it was costing to maintain them.

First deliberately sent them to us when the sale of Chester and Wirral was announced and took numerous R and S ref scania L113s and L94s with them. Some went to Yorkshire, Bolton and some Ipswich iirc. They knew what they where doing. Send us the junk knowing they where knackered and took some of the best scanias with them.

If course to stagecoach it would have looked good on paper, 53 plates instead of 1997/8/9 scanias.