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Friday, 1 September 2017

Merseyside Independents fleet changes August 2017

A2B Travel

Additions
Optare Solo YJ10 MBF has joined the fleet, This Bus is an ex demonstrator and has been at HTL Buses and Cumfybus.

Avon Buses

Additions
Transbus International Dart LX03 CBV has joined the Fleet, It was last in use with Stagecoach London, This Bus will carry the Fleetnumber 103.

Withdrawn
Now Withdrawn is Dennis Dart SLF Plaxton Pointer 2 102 (KU02 YUH), Dennis Dart SLF Ceatano Nimbus 251 (KM51 BFN) and Dennis Dart SLF East Lancs Spryte 821 (X821 XCK).

251 KM51 BFN on route 83A to West Kirby.
Cumfybus

Withdrawn
Dennis Trident X662 WCH has been Withdrawn.

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Thursday, 31 August 2017

Wirral Bus Review 3rd September 2017

On the 3rd September the Wirral Bus review changes will come into affect, Here are all the changes.

1A/1B/1C Moreton Circulars
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: New Services introduced partly replacing service 901
Timetable: Click HERE

10/10A New Brighton - Arrowe Park Hospital
Operator:
Avon Buses
Change: The 10 is cut back to operate between New Brighton and Liscard only, the Saturday service on both the 10 and 10A is Withdrawn.
Timetable: Click HERE

38/38A West Kirby - Croft Retail Park
Operator: Stagecoach
Change: One trip an hour is extended from Croft Retail Park to Mill Park via Bromborough
Timetable: Click HERE

PO62 MYH on route 38 to West Kirby

84 Clatterbridge Hospital - Raby Mere
Operator:
Avon Buses
Change: Service extended from Clatterbridge Hospital to Heswall, Service will operate every 2 hours
Timetable: Click HERE

85 Heswall - Eastham Ferry
Operator: Avon Buses
Change: Service will operate every 2 hours between Heswall and Eastham Ferry
Timetable: Click HERE

90 Woodside - Prenton
Operator:
Avon Buses
Change: Service is re-routed to serve Holmlands Eastate, Service will finish at Birkenhead Bus Station so no longer serves Woodside.
Timetable: Click HERE

KU52 YLD on route 90

106 Liscard - Wallasey
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Service now only operates between Liscard and Wallasey
Timetable: Click HERE

110 New Brighton - Clatterbridge Hospital
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Service renumbered 410

112 New Ferry -Poulton Lancelyn
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Service Withdrawn

113 New Ferry - Heswall
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Service Withdrawn

118/119 New Brighton - Mill Park
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Services are withdrawn

124/125 Wallasey - Seacombe
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Service re-routed to serve New Brighton Railway Station, Service extended to Woodside, Service will now be operated by Avon Buses
Timetable: Click HERE

145/146 Moreton - Mill Park
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Most trips are withdrawn, only the early morning trips remain
Timetable: Click HERE

154/155 Birkenhead - Prenton
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Service Withdrawn

A2B Travel MX05 ELV on route 155

203 Woodside - Seacombe Ferry
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Service Withdrawn

218/219 Woodside - Mill Park
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Service Withdrawn

286 Eastham Ferry Circular
Operator:
A2B Travel
Change: Service Withdrawn

293 Arrowe Park Hospital - West Kirby
Operator:
Avon Buses
Change: Service Withdrawn

HV02 PCO on route 293
403 Arrowe Park - Seacombe Ferry
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Service Withdrawn

408/409 Wallasey - Woodside
Operator:
Arriva
Change: New Service to be operated by Arriva
Timetable: Click HERE

410 New Brighton - Clatterbridge
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Evening service no longer serves Woodside
Timetable: Click HERE

418/419 Mill Park - Woodside
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Service 419 is Withdrawn and Service 418 is cut back to operate between Birkenhead and New Ferry only
Timetable: Click HERE

423 Seacombe Ferry - Liverpool
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Service will no longer Sandbrook Estate
Timetable: Click HERE

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Tuesday, 8 August 2017

Seven new Wrightbus Gemini 3's for Stagecoach Kendal

Stagecoach have invested in Seven Wright Gemini 3s for Service 599 operating between Bowness and Grasmere operated by their Kendal Depot, These replace the ageing Dennis Tridents that operated the route before.

Stagecoach Kendal Wright Gemini 3 13805 BV17 CTU
These Buses come fitted with High Back Leather seating downstairs along with Free WI-FI and space to lock Two Pedal Bikes.



At the time of Writing Dennis Trident 17012 (S812 BWC) has been given a repaint into a Red and White Livery and named The White Lady and will be used on the 599 when one of the Gemini 3s is off the road, 17221 (V221 MEV) has already found a new home in East Kent while 17013 (S813 BWC), 17014 (S814 BWC, 17015 (S815 BWC) and 17016 (S816 BWC) Remain at Kendal and are in Reserve.

Stagecoach Kendal 17016 S816 BWC
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Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Merseyside Indpendents Fleet Changes July 2017

There have been a couple of Fleet changes this month with Hattons Travel, HTL Buses and Peoplesbus Limited.

Hattons Travel

Withdrawn
Transbus International Dart SF53 JZA is confirmed as Withdrawn.

HTL Buses

Out the fleet
Long Term withdrawn Optare Alero YR02 YRX has been Sold, It is to be converted into a Camper Van.

Peoplesbus Limited

New Addition
New here is Optare Solo 0101 Y1 BUS (Formally YJ60 LUW), It is used on the 4 (Liverpool - Dingle) That Peoplesbus started operation on 24th July.

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017

Nine New Mercedes-Benz Minibuses for Arriva Winsford & Macclesfield

On 8th July 2017 Arriva North West launched Nine Mercedes-Benz Minibuses with the Mellor Strata body for their Winsford Depot and Macclesfield Outstation.

LM17 WLU on route 3

These Buses will be used on Northwich Services 2 and 4 and Macclesfield services 2,3,4,6,9 and 21 meaning Four Buses will be based at Winsford with the other Five being based at Macclesfield Outstation.

LM17 WLU on route 9

Registrations and fleetnumbers are as follows:

4700 - LM17 WLR
4701 - LM17 WLP
4702 - LM17 WLV
4703 - LM17 WLU
4704 - LM17 WOA
4705 - LM17 WOC
4706 - LM17 WOH
4707 - LM17 WOB
4708 - LM17 WOD

With these Buses entering service it means other Buses must move on, At the time of Writing Optare Solo SR's 708 (MX12 KVD) and 709 (MX12 KVE) have moved over to Runcorn Depot.

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017

Liverpool Bus Review 23rd July 2017

On the 23rd July the Merseytravel Liverpool Bus review changes will come into affect, Here is all the changes to services:

3/3A/3B Huyton Industrial Estate - Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Operator:
Selwyns Travel
Change: New Service introduced replacing Services 163/263 (Huyton - Halewood) and 883 Huyton Industrial Estate - Liverpool John Lennon Airport). Service will operate every half hourly between Huyton and Halewood and hourly to Liverpool Airport
Timetable: Click HERE

4 Liverpool One Bus Station - Sefton Park
Operator:
Peoplesbus Limited
Change: New Service introduced replacing City Circulars C4/C5
Timetable: Click HERE

30 Liverpool - Dingle Mount
Operator:
Stagecoach
Change: Service now starts earlier at the evening and runs all day Sundays, Service will now be operated by Avon Buses
Timtable: Click HERE

76 Liverpool One Bus Station - Halewood
Operator:
Arriva
Change: Evening and Sunday frequency is reduced to Hourly
Timetable: Click HERE

101 Princess Parade - Liverpool Royal Hospital
Operator: Cumfybus
Change: This Service is Withdrawn

Cumfybus Aintree Optare Solo MX53 FDU on route 101

163/263 Huyton - Halewood
Operator: Stagecoach
Change: This Service is Withdrawn, partly replaced by new services 3/3A/3B

173 Liverpool - Belle Vale
Operator:
HTL Buses
Change: This service is Withdrawn

174 Allerton Libary/Penny Lane - Belle Vale
Operator:
HTL Buses
Change: Service re-routed to serve Woolton Village, Service will no longer serve Allerton Libary at Evenings or on Sundays
Timetable: Click HERE

883 Huyton Industrial Estate - Liverpool John Lennon Airport
Operator:
Avon Buses
Change: This service is withdrawn, partly replaced by new Services 3/3A/3B

C4/C5 Liverpool - Dingle Mount
Operator:
Cumfybus
Change: Except for the 6:51 trip from Dingle this service is withdrawn and is partly replaced by new route 4

Cumfybus Aintree Optare Solo YD63 VBU on route C4
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Sunday, 9 July 2017

Thirteen Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 City's for Arriva Wrexham!

Arriva Buses Wales have invested in Thirteen Alexander Dennis Enivro 400 City's for their Wrexham Depot For the Sapphire 1 Service that operates between Wrexham and Chester Railway Station.


CX17 BYH on route 5 to Llangollen @Stephen Woods

The E400 Citys will be replacing previous generation 2008 (CX58) registered Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s that currently operate the route. (4402-4410/4421/4422) These Buses have operated this service since April 2013.


J600 ABW on route 1 to Chester

Of the displaced Enviro 400s 4402 - 4409 are going to Rhyl and 4410,4421 and 4422 are going to Winsford
CX17 BYK on route 1 to Chester

The Fleetnumbers and Registrations for the E400 Citys are as follows:

1000 - CX17 BYA
1001 - CX17 BYB
1002 - CX17 BYC
1003 - CX17 BYD
1004 - CX17 BYF
1005 - CX17 BYG
1006 - CX17 BYH
1007 - CX17 BYJ 
1008 - CX17 BYK
1009 - CX17 BYL
1010 - CX17 BXN
1011 - CX17 BXO
1012 - CX17 BXP

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