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RE: First Manchester - WWH44L - 17/07/2012 10:19

(16/07/2012 16:28)Damien Wrote:  
(16/07/2012 12:38)WWH44L Wrote:  Having looked at my fleetlist to see what is or what will be 15 years old this year, I came up with the following depot split.

Ashton - 21
Bolton - 28
Bury - 3
Manchester - 22
Oldham - 30
Wigan - 40

These cover all the P reg and some of the R reg buses (MRs are all the older B10BLEs)

Hi in your calculations did you include all the R reg olympians at Bury 30802/6 and also the Alexander oly xdm 31811/6 also reported to be 15 years old this year. I only ask as your list may have missed these off

Regards

Damien

The R reg Olympians at BY (R-HUBs & XDZs) become 15 years old between Feb and May next year. My list is for what is 15 years old now and what will become that by the end of this year.


RE: First Manchester - Damien - 17/07/2012 10:43

(17/07/2012 10:19)WWH44L Wrote:  
(16/07/2012 16:28)Damien Wrote:  
(16/07/2012 12:38)WWH44L Wrote:  Having looked at my fleetlist to see what is or what will be 15 years old this year, I came up with the following depot split.

Ashton - 21
Bolton - 28
Bury - 3
Manchester - 22
Oldham - 30
Wigan - 40

These cover all the P reg and some of the R reg buses (MRs are all the older B10BLEs)

Hi in your calculations did you include all the R reg olympians at Bury 30802/6 and also the Alexander oly xdm 31811/6 also reported to be 15 years old this year. I only ask as your list may have missed these off

Regards

Damien

The R reg Olympians at BY (R-HUBs & XDZs) become 15 years old between Feb and May next year. My list is for what is 15 years old now and what will become that by the end of this year.

Thanks for the clarifacation Wave


RE: First Manchester - P528LND - 17/07/2012 10:55

(17/07/2012 09:29)SF07 Wrote:  
(17/07/2012 09:09)P528LND Wrote:  Curious really, as it's not the first time it's happened. I've seen Citaro's parked up in Bury Layover twice with 184-Huddersfield stuck on the destination, and I've heard it noted on many buses over in Bolton/Bury. Might be a driver playing tricks on everyone! Smile

[Image: 5605096173_89230d2e45_z.jpg]

http://www.flickr.com/photos/xdeedeex/5605096173/

I was stood right next to Dan when he took this, hahahah


RE: First Manchester - Damien - 17/07/2012 16:23

Some General allocations

In Bury and Bolton

60259BN 510
60260BN 524
66923BY 163
31812BY 98
37392BY 471
37300BY 471
10017BY 471
60185BY 524
60224BY 93
37292BY 471
37390BN 37
37408BN 36 NEW LIVERY
4000BN 561
37290QS 8
40349BN 571
31922BN 571
40404BN 512


Pretty standard allocations today


RE: First Manchester - WWH44L - 17/07/2012 16:54

37422 is another repaint from last week. Wigan 66926 is on loan now and was on the 575 this afternoon.


RE: First Manchester - Damien - 17/07/2012 17:13

(17/07/2012 16:54)WWH44L Wrote:  37422 is another repaint from last week. Wigan 66926 is on loan now and was on the 575 this afternoon.

Was that swapped over with 66889?


RE: First Manchester - SF07 - 17/07/2012 21:29

May make an appearance on the 184 soon, First WY 32517 has Huddersfield branding:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/thrashmerchant/7575437580/
http://www.flickr.com/photos/russbuspics/7568620696/


RE: First Manchester - thomasl1231 - 17/07/2012 21:38

31923 is another bus which is a right heap of crap, kick-down doesn't seem to work on it as the drivers I've had it on it which usually floor Arrows didn't seem to be able to get it to do anything. Very slow up the 540 hills going in the Bolton to Wigan direction as a result!


RE: First Manchester - Damien - 17/07/2012 21:56

Late night allocations in and out of Bolton Moor Lane noted by me at 10pm

Loan vehicles

66897OM ON 582
37393BY ON 582

As for the rest

37391BY ON 471
60282BY ON 524
60400WNON 540

37367BN ON 8

Earlier today it was reported that 37422 was repainted last week, well at 10.05pm 37421 in new livery passed me standing near Bolton Job Centre on 501s

So it seems that of a fashion The Bolton B9S are pretty much almost being painted in fleet order

37420
37421
37422
37424

all painted fill in the gaps,

cant see it being long before the gaps are filled


RE: First Manchester - P528LND - 18/07/2012 12:33

Just noticed a little kink in the 64 route:
http://www.tfgm.com/upload/routemaps/64_164_165_12-0208.pdf

At Coldhurst, where it's supposed to do a different route inbound to Oldham, it's still going via Crompton Street and Coldhurst Street, and no 64 I have been on board has done this alternative that TfGM seem to advertise. Also, from what I remember, there are no bus stops anywhere on Godson Street, and the 64 is listed on bus stops Oldham bound via the route I have described, and not what is on the map. Anyone know what's going on here? I know it's a tiny glitch but I'm interested nonetheless!