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RE: First Manchester - WhiteVanMan - 03/03/2017 21:02

(02/03/2017 10:46)T42 PVM Wrote:  I have just updated my First Manchester Fleetlist, The changes are:

40318 Y901 KND Ashton - Withdrawn
40326 MA51 AEW Ashton - Withdrawn
40328 ML02 OFX Oldham - Withdrawn
60242 W337 JND Bury - Withdrawn
60262 W361 RJA - Bury - Withdrawn
60267 W364 RJA Bury - Withdrawn
60301 M506 PNA Driver Trainer - Withdrawn

I find it hard to keep track of some internal movements and Buses going for scrap so any corrections are welcome!

Corrections:-
Optares 40321/40322 are now with First Kernow at Camborne
Optare 40325 is with Buses of Somerset at Yeovil


RE: First Manchester - T42 PVM - 03/03/2017 21:06

(03/03/2017 21:02)WhiteVanMan Wrote:  Corrections:-
Optares 40321/40322 are now with First Kernow at Camborne
Optare 40325 is with Buses of Somerset at Yeovil

Thanks!


RE: First Manchester - T42 PVM - 03/03/2017 22:27

60267 was at some point declared SORN since i updated my Fleetlist last month, Thanks for the other corrections/Additions i will make them changes now, For anyone wondering the remaining Citaros in use are:

Bury : 60233, 60238, 60249, 60252, 60253, 60258, 60261, 60269, 60271, 60274, 64029
Oldham 60247, 60273, 60277, 60283


RE: First Manchester - Polo Mint - 05/03/2017 19:13

I have noticed a lot of B7's replacing Citaro's on routes in Bury, but where are they coming from? First Manchester haven't received any new buses for a couple of years (except for the 'Vantage' ones).


RE: First Manchester - T42 PVM - 05/03/2017 19:35

Another change i was made aware of on Facebook is 60273 is based at Bury now not Oldham


RE: First Manchester - WhiteVanMan - 05/03/2017 20:37

(05/03/2017 19:13)Polo Mint Wrote:  I have noticed a lot of B7's replacing Citaro's on routes in Bury, but where are they coming from? First Manchester haven't received any new buses for a couple of years (except for the 'Vantage' ones).

(05/03/2017 19:26)Dentonian Wrote:  Can you supply fleet numbers?

The only routes which I have seen the B7's on in lieu of the Citaro's lately are 472/474 Bury - Ramsbottom, and these have been ones, which have been based at Bury for sometime.


RE: First Manchester - Polo Mint - 05/03/2017 21:11

I'm referring to the 472, 474 and 468 routes, although I haven't been to Bury for some time so that's probably why. What's the plan with the Citaro's in terms of getting replacements?


RE: First Manchester - AlexBus12 - 06/03/2017 16:14

There's an 09 plate B9 on loan to Bolton, and is on the 8. Couldn't catch the fleet number


RE: First Manchester - T42 PVM - 06/03/2017 16:20

(05/03/2017 20:46)Dentonian Wrote:  I have 60233 & 60261 as withdrawn

I have been told via Facebook that 60233 is still in service


RE: First Manchester - AlexBus12 - 06/03/2017 16:44

(06/03/2017 16:20)T42 PVM Wrote:  I have been told via Facebook that 60233 is still in service

Yep, still in service on the 4th March 2017-
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