Thursday, 7 July 2011

News Update

The last 11 bus, swings into Adelaide Street from the Promenade alongside the Lion and Albert pub
Further to yesterday's report about 322 and 379 entering the paint shop; they have replaced Solo 287 and Trident 323. The demise of Line 11 livery follows the loss of the 6, 10 and 15 schemes. Solo 291 is also in the paint shop which leaves just one bus in Line 16 colours (292). The former liveries of Lines 1 (15 buses), 2 (10 buses), 3 (6 buses), 4 (5 buses), 5 (7 buses), 7 (8 buses) and 14 (16 buses) remain evident. 50 buses are in the new livery and 29 in the old pool livery.

Now sold City Sightseeing Olympian 813 on the former service 20.
The new City Sightseeing service starts on Monday 18th July, though little information is available on the City Sightseeing website other than the price (£5 adult, £3 children, £15 family). The service will operate every 30 minutes from 1000 to 1600 from Corporation Street and 1000 to 1630 from St. Annes. The route is direct along the Promenade and Clifton Drive North with southbound buses turning via Beach Road, St Annes Promenade, Links Road and Clifton Drive South.

Finally Solo 264 has entered service with Huddersfield Bus Company - part of Centrebus - as its 228. It has received an LED destination display. Picture here