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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2017, 08:27:08 PM »
Did the Scania badge on the front not give it away??
It was this morning I saw it, so I forgot what they were after a long day, so I just did a quick search to see what they are and thats were I quickly saw B7RLE.
« Last Edit: August 13, 2017, 08:38:36 PM by 2206 »
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: First Kernow
« Reply #16 on: January 14, 2018, 10:55:38 AM »
Does anyone know how many E200 MMC and E400 MMC they're due and what they're for?
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: First Kernow
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2018, 03:19:17 PM »
It's understood that there are no longer any E20D MMC coming this year, and if there are any E40D MMC now coming to Kernow, there are no more than 10. First have changed and reduced their orders this year and it looks like Kernow rather lost out.

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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #18 on: January 22, 2018, 04:48:37 PM »
It is still being recently reported elsewhere that 21 E400MMCs and 5 E200MMCs are coming.

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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #19 on: January 22, 2018, 04:51:35 PM »
It is still being recently reported elsewhere that 21 E400MMCs and 5 E200MMCs are coming.

Cornwall is one of the areas where the Council are working with First Kernow, therefore, previously announced capital investment should be fairly safe
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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #20 on: January 27, 2018, 10:33:48 AM »
It was probably a case of them being delayed rather than cancelled!

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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #21 on: January 28, 2018, 11:25:40 AM »
Someone has announced new Scania E400 MMC are comming from March 1st in the First Kernow thread on the Rail UK forum,
they're potentially for the 27 according to a comment bellow.

"Big news guys!

Do you remember first bus announcing new buses for the east of Cornwall? Scania E400 MMCs are the double deckers coming in. The plates are in --18 --- format.

368-- is the fleetnumber format at the moment, they will all be in the two-tone universal green colours and are all going to Camborne. The other two I don't know about yet, and there is no news on the E200 MMCs either yet.

You should see some starting from the 1st of march, as that's when the 18 plates come along."

https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/first-kernow.103639/page-179
« Last Edit: January 28, 2018, 11:37:21 AM by 2206 »
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: First Kernow
« Reply #22 on: February 01, 2018, 05:16:20 PM »
Someone has announced new Scania E400 MMC are comming from March 1st in the First Kernow thread on the Rail UK forum,
they're potentially for the 27 according to a comment bellow.

"Big news guys!

Do you remember first bus announcing new buses for the east of Cornwall? Scania E400 MMCs are the double deckers coming in. The plates are in --18 --- format.

368-- is the fleetnumber format at the moment, they will all be in the two-tone universal green colours and are all going to Camborne. The other two I don't know about yet, and there is no news on the E200 MMCs either yet.

You should see some starting from the 1st of march, as that's when the 18 plates come along."

https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/first-kernow.103639/page-179
A large upgrade and improvement if this is correct.
"A post on a firstbus enthusiast Facebook group says the drivers have been told the MMCs are around 12 weeks away. A driver has commented 21 E400mmcs and 20 E200mmcs are coming. The single deck figure being considerably more than previous mentions?"
https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/first-kernow.103639/page-180
« Last Edit: February 01, 2018, 05:19:27 PM by 2206 »
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: First Kernow
« Reply #23 on: February 02, 2018, 07:18:16 PM »
If it's of any help Bristol are taking Scanias up to 36836. Presumably the Cornwall buses are to follow on from there.

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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #24 on: February 20, 2018, 06:08:43 PM »
Kernows new MMCs are now in build. Looks like there are going to be 2 blue ones for Unibus services and 19 green ones for Newquay Bodmin Wadebridge Bude St Austell Truro routes looking at the comments. The green one pictured certainly looks like a regular MMC to me so they arenít going to be Scanias after all...

https://www.facebook.com/firstkernowbus/posts/1747026522026730

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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #25 on: February 22, 2018, 12:05:48 AM »
All of the ex Jersey mini darts are headed for Glasgow reportedly, with some for scrap. Some of these previously operated from Worcester depot for First.

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Re: First Kernow
« Reply #26 on: April 01, 2018, 11:00:14 AM »
New E200 MMC for First Kernow have been spotted.
https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/first-kernow.103639/page-193
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: First Kernow
« Reply #27 on: April 01, 2018, 11:16:10 AM »
New E200 MMC for First Kernow have been spotted.
https://www.railforums.co.uk/threads/first-kernow.103639/page-193

There are photos on Flickr of the e400 mmc for the U4 Falmouth to Penzance and Kernow Green ones for probably the Newquay to Truro services
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