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« Reply #1575 on: February 05, 2018, 08:21:20 PM »
@Simon Dunn is there any plans to introduce double deckers on any route in the West Midlands. Maybe for the 002 or 16?
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« Reply #1576 on: February 06, 2018, 09:06:09 AM »
No - there isn't

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« Reply #1577 on: February 06, 2018, 09:08:01 AM »
Has it been decided which central  buses are going to which depot yet

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« Reply #1578 on: February 06, 2018, 06:46:46 PM »
Sorry if this question has already been asked/answered, but would Rotala consider "bidding for" any future Transport for London franchises when they become available, -- and if NOT, why not ?

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« Reply #1579 on: February 07, 2018, 07:42:39 AM »
Has it been decided which central  buses are going to which depot yet

No we haven't.

Approximately PVR movement to each depot will be

1.  Tividale             9
2.  Redditch             5
3.  Kidderminster     4
4.  Tamworth          11


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« Reply #1580 on: February 07, 2018, 07:48:08 AM »
Sorry if this question has already been asked/answered, but would Rotala consider "bidding for" any future Transport for London franchises when they become available, -- and if NOT, why not ?

THANKS.

TfL is a specialist market. 

You need scale to be competitive, and you need market expertise and a structure focused around their requirements.  Therefore, if we were to ever enter the market we would need to acquire an entry point.


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« Reply #1581 on: February 07, 2018, 12:54:45 PM »
TfL is a specialist market. 

You need scale to be competitive, and you need market expertise and a structure focused around their requirements.  Therefore, if we were to ever enter the market we would need to acquire an entry point.


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Thanks very much Simon ! -- I wish all my questions on bus forums could be answered to that high standard !

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« Reply #1582 on: February 13, 2018, 06:52:40 PM »
@Simon Dunn - Any chance when your people do the social media traffic updates to remember there are duplicate service numbers in some areas?

For example, there was one mentioning the 302 service earlier, but which 302?

(They said Kiddy, after I asked them, but it could easily have been Walsall!)
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« Reply #1583 on: February 13, 2018, 08:02:33 PM »
@Simon Dunn - Any chance when your people do the social media traffic updates to remember there are duplicate service numbers in some areas?

For example, there was one mentioning the 302 service earlier, but which 302?

(They said Kiddy, after I asked them, but it could easily have been Walsall!)

I will ask Customer services to be include this in future

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« Reply #1584 on: February 14, 2018, 07:46:39 PM »
Will you be increasing your operations in the Tamworth area?

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« Reply #1585 on: February 14, 2018, 09:51:32 PM »
Will you be increasing your operations in the Tamworth area?

Any chance of the 35 to be extended from Lichfield to Tamworth?

You'll have a bit of dead mileage surely?
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« Reply #1586 on: February 15, 2018, 04:20:52 AM »
Will you be increasing your operations in the Tamworth area?

Our PVR from 26/02 will be 11 at Tamworth.

We need to really have more vehicles at this location to afford a proper depot, so we will be looking at what opportunities there are to grow this

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« Reply #1587 on: February 15, 2018, 04:21:59 AM »
Any chance of the 35 to be extended from Lichfield to Tamworth?

You'll have a bit of dead mileage surely?

The 35 is a subsidised bus contract, operated on behalf of Staffordshire County Council.  I would therefore doubt it



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« Reply #1588 on: February 15, 2018, 08:51:11 AM »
Hi Simon.

Is there any plans for Diamond to amend the #25 service following the acquisition of Central Buses, either by withdrawing the service or putting it on the opposite half hour to the 125 between Stourbridge and Kidderminster?
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« Reply #1589 on: February 15, 2018, 09:20:04 PM »
Do you plan to repaint the ex hansons buses into fleet livery ?
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