Friday, 20 October 2017

Ansdell and Fairhaven Diversion

The closure of Blackpool Road in Ansdell for resurfacing has prompted some lengthy diversions. Here Coastal Coaches Solo "Master Pete" heads through the junction at the White Church on 17 October 2017, having missed out South Park from its route. (Brian Turner)

BTS DAF 365 passes the 1923 Shelter at Fairhaven on route 11 on 12 October. At this time the 11 was diverted via Cambridge Road, Clifton Drive South and St. Thomas Road, missing out most of Ansdell (Brian Turner)

Later in the week, the diversion was extended to Fairlawn Road. Here Enviro 432 turns from Church Road onto Fairlawn Road on the 11 on 17th October (Brian Turner)

Stagecoach Enviro 300 27715, branded for route 3 but on the 68 passes the old tram shelter on 17th October. Stagecoach omitted much of St. Annes too as their buses ran straight down Clifton Drive to St. Annes Square (Brian Turner)

Stagecoach also used Fairlawn Road from the start of the diversion, here Enviro 400 15839 turns from Fairlawn Road onto Clifton Drive on 10th October (Brian Turner)

Trident 332 is let of out Fairlawn Road by DAF 369 which would shortly turn left. The 7 diversion was short, just leaving Cambridge Drive unserved (Brian Turner)