Sunday, 15 May 2016

Route 20 returns

Blackpool Transport service 20 resumes on 11 June - almost a year after it was replaced by southern circulars 15/16. The new route will run from Adelaide Street via Hornby Road, Mere Road, Stanley Park, West Park Drive, East Park Drive, Woodside Drive to Zoo then back via East Park Drive, South Park Drive, Preston New Road and Mythop Road to Marton Mere. A half hourly service is provided daily using 3 buses:

  • From Marton Mere 0915 to 1115 and 1515 to 1745
  • From Adelaide Street 0930 to 1130 and 1430 to 1830
  • Weekends 11 June to 6 November
  • Daily 23 July-4 September and 22 October to 6 November
Fleet wise, Excel 224 is back in store - its not known when it last operated. 216, 219, 220 and 225 remain in use
The third refurbished Centro, 531, has returned from Bus and Coach World with 530 replacing it for refurbishment. Not previously reported is the repaint of Trident 327 - observed with new fleetnames in March.