Sunday, 17 May 2015


6 to 9th May saw the closure of Blackpool Promenade outside the Tower for filming. Diversions affected most routes, a few are illustrated below.

Services 10 and 17 terminated on Bank Hey Street - Excel 221 waits time on service 17 (Brian Turner)

St John's Square was opened for buses, here Solo 247 passes through on route 16. Note the row of seats alongside which marks the site of the former bus shelter recently removed (Brian Turner)

Trident 324 on route 11 diverted via Rigby Road. Note the new Foxhall Village development on the site of the former Gas works, Easyway Coaches Depot and Blundell Street tram depot (Brian Turner)