Monday, 15 January 2018

January update

More Manx Tridents have been laid up with 349 to 352 joining 343-6 in store. The two disposed so far are being prepared with Lodges Coaches. See this Facebook link for a picture of 347 repainted. 

Solo 293 was scrapped in early January, it was withdrawn last year after accident damage and was sold at the end of the year to a private owner for spares and scrapping.

Not previously noted it that Enviro 401 has received a full rear advert for Blackpool Better Start. This has been applied by 5th December.

An update on the Preston Bus allocation at Blackpool has been provided by Peter Turner. On Sunday 14th January,  coaches Volvo B12B/Plaxton 11519/23/4, Mercedes/Unvi 12000, Volvo B12B/Caetano 13115, Mercedes/Plaxton 14003 and Mercedes Sprinter minibus 15514 were present with Solos 20769/73/81, 20800/2 and Tridents 40014, 40590/2. Not previously reported is the route of service 76 which serves Warton and Bryning Lane between Lytham and Wrea Green rather than its previous routing via Moss Side.