Monday 21 April 2014

Oakwood Update

Oakwood Travel introduced service 12 on Good Friday, so far operating weekends and bank holidays only Pleasure Beach to Gynn Square, but it is expected to be extended to Cleveleys with daily operation at the end of May. So far the sole Routemaster RML887 has seen service on Sunday and Monday with Dart 145, Volvo B10M 898 and Olympian 325 also noted in service. 

The Red Rocket Express has been put back to 3 May.

Two more ex Stagecoach Alexander bodied Darts have arrived R356LER - new to Stagecoach Cambus and X617JCS - new to Stagecoach Western. 356 is currently under repaint. The new Cardiff bus inspired orange and green livery has made its debut with ex Harrogate & District W601CWX re-entering service on route 22 on 17 April. Darts 143 and 163 have yet to return to use.

Privately owned Olympian P915RLO which was on loan to Classic Bus and Oakwood Travel until February has been sold to English Riviera Sightseeing, Torquay.