Thursday, 17 November 2016

Catch 22 Update

Not yet reported here is the purchase of three Optare Versas used previously for Airport Parking at Birmingham. Two - YJ61JHE an YJ61JHH have had fleet green applied to their white base with route branding for the 24, while YJ10MGU is under repaint into all-over green. Darts are expected to be replaced with T143AUA already sold for scrap.

Timetables from 12 December are now on-line. The Cleveleys Connect 23 is revised to run hourly from Cleveleys to Victoria Hospital at 0935-1235, 1405-1605 from Cleveleys returning at 0935-1335 and 1500-1700. The service will run Monday to Friday only with no Sunday service. It is extended from Pheasants Wood via Fleetwood Road North, Woodland Avenue, Lawson Road, Thornton Centre, Four Lane Ends, Fleetwood Road South, Norcross Lane, Bispham Road, Castle Gardens, Poulton Centre, Lower Green, Carr Head, Hardhorn Road, Longhouse Lane and Newton Drive to the Hospital. 

Service 24 is withdrawn between Poulton and Hardhorn as a result, but some weekday journeys are diverted in Thornton via School Road. The hourly Sunday service is extended from Poulton to Knott End.