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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1245 on: February 03, 2018, 09:13:53 PM »
When are these due to arrive & enter service

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1246 on: February 04, 2018, 01:34:37 AM »
@Tony

Do you have updated fleet list for Solo SR and Primo Disposals? for Igo?
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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1247 on: February 04, 2018, 07:24:54 AM »
As a  guess the metrocity Solihull 89 service the solo sr on there moves to Wednesbury with the other new one to Wednesbury for 53 service 

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1248 on: February 04, 2018, 07:49:52 AM »
As a  guess the metrocity Solihull 89 service the solo sr on there moves to Wednesbury with the other new one to Wednesbury for 53 service

Doubt the MetroCitys are for the 89. Wouldn’t think that would fill the Solo. People reckon 2 are due so like it has already been said, the 145 is the best bet for them

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1249 on: February 04, 2018, 08:49:54 AM »
As a  guess the metrocity Solihull 89 service the solo sr on there moves to Wednesbury with the other new one to Wednesbury for 53 service

I have been told the Metrocity will initially be going on the 10/H...Eventually it'll end up on the 145. If it proves to be good, I'm told more will be following...
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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1250 on: February 05, 2018, 05:11:28 PM »
Have the 96 (Sheldon - Acokcs Green - Hall Green) and 99 (Castle Bromwich - Acocks Green - Shirley) had an upgrade, they're being operated by 64 plate E200 today, YY64GWA and YY64GVZ?
Local Routes,
NXWM - AG 11A, AG 11C, PB 28, BY 55, PB 94 plus one BC 70 and BC 94C a day in each direction.
Diamond - Tividale 25 and Redditch 28A.
Social Travel - 11C.
DTS - 11A.
Claribels - 55 and 94.
Green Bus - 843.
Plus, TGB 844, Igo 800 and NXWM BC 14 a bit further away.

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1251 on: February 05, 2018, 05:54:06 PM »
their was an white optare solo on the 99 earlier i saw it at 3.05 on the coventry road by aldi
my local routes are:

NXWM: 72 72A 17 73
igo 99
sunny travel 71E
r.k. travel 72 and further down the road the 73

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1252 on: February 06, 2018, 06:16:53 PM »
Have the 96 (Sheldon - Acokcs Green - Hall Green) and 99 (Castle Bromwich - Acocks Green - Shirley) had an upgrade, they're being operated by 64 plate E200 today, YY64GWA and YY64GVZ?
They're on the 96 and 99 again today.
So it looks like the 96 and 99 have had an upgrade.
Local Routes,
NXWM - AG 11A, AG 11C, PB 28, BY 55, PB 94 plus one BC 70 and BC 94C a day in each direction.
Diamond - Tividale 25 and Redditch 28A.
Social Travel - 11C.
DTS - 11A.
Claribels - 55 and 94.
Green Bus - 843.
Plus, TGB 844, Igo 800 and NXWM BC 14 a bit further away.

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1253 on: February 06, 2018, 06:52:14 PM »
They're on the 96 and 99 again today.
So it looks like the 96 and 99 have had an upgrade.

Are they carrying any more passengers as a result? Whenever I've seen these services when I'm down in Acocks Green village, they're mostly empty, one or two passengers at most.  ;D
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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1254 on: February 06, 2018, 07:17:16 PM »
Are they carrying any more passengers as a result? Whenever I've seen these services when I'm down in Acocks Green village, they're mostly empty, one or two passengers at most.  ;D
No, they're still only carrying 1 or 2 passengers.
Local Routes,
NXWM - AG 11A, AG 11C, PB 28, BY 55, PB 94 plus one BC 70 and BC 94C a day in each direction.
Diamond - Tividale 25 and Redditch 28A.
Social Travel - 11C.
DTS - 11A.
Claribels - 55 and 94.
Green Bus - 843.
Plus, TGB 844, Igo 800 and NXWM BC 14 a bit further away.

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1255 on: February 08, 2018, 02:17:50 PM »
MPD KU52 RXR is working out if Wolverhampton depot today on the 57 (Wolverhampton to Bilston).

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1256 on: February 08, 2018, 02:31:08 PM »
Must admit I was going to have a go at the northern section of the 57 earlier, so I ended up at Willenhall around 1115, having just come off a 326, waited for 25 mins, as a bus was due at 1121, which didnt show.

A Nx 25 arrived & this bloke got off & started chatting to me, mentioning that the same 57 bus hadnt arrived in Bilston earlier, which is why he was on the 25.(Apparantly some earlier journeys hadnt arrived either!)

I gave up & went in Wetherspoons for a curry, then went back to Walsall as I needed a new battery for my phone!
It's spelt flipping Blakenall !!!!!!

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1257 on: February 13, 2018, 03:22:52 PM »
Brand new addition to the fleet, Optare Solo SR YJ67 FYO is on the 326 (Bilston-Bloxwich) today.

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1258 on: February 14, 2018, 09:25:59 AM »
Any one seen yj67fyo to day thanks

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Re: ATG, igo and Ring & Ride
« Reply #1259 on: February 15, 2018, 10:44:52 PM »
I'm puzzled. On the 26 Coventry route today was GN09 KHP.
It has high floor narrow stepped side entrance with wheelchair tail lift at rear. More like a special needs bus. How the heck can this be put on the regular service?
I cant see the tail lift being used at bus stops to get the old and less able onto the bus if they cant climb the steps at the side?