Tuesday, 9 August 2016

Lytham Hall Running Day Monday 29 August

The late summer bank holiday, 29 August is the third annual Ribble Vehicle Preservation Trust running day at Lytham Hall. This year a 10 minute service will run from Lytham Hall to St. Annes via Lytham (stops on Promenade jct Dicconson Terrace)  and Fairhaven Lake.

First departure will be from St Annes at 0935 and Lytham Hall at 1000. Last round trip from the Hall will be at 1600 leaving St. Annes at 1635. 11 different buses are planned to be in use with more on static display at the Hall. There is no parking at the hall, so the bus service is the best way to get there. 

Sunday, 7 August 2016

Service Changes

Catch 22 Bus withdrew its Service 6 (Town Centre-Grange Park) on 5th August, while Coastal will withdraw short lived service 77 (St Annes to Victoria Hospital) on 27th.

Preston Bus is revising the 74 and 75 from 5 September. The 75 will now be extended to Fleetwood while the 74 will run hourly Blackpool to Poulton and every two hours to Fleetwood. The 74/75 will make an hourly Poulton to Fleetwood service via the current 74 route, save for the removal of the Broadwater estate section of route.

Various BTS services have revised Illumination Saturday services from 3 Sept.

Thursday, 4 August 2016

More Departures

Further Excels have departed after 214 with 217 leaving on the 27th July and 222 on 29th. Volvo Olympian 378 left today with 376 awaiting collection. 

Solos 277/9 have remained in use, their predicted withdrawal having not yet materialised.