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Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« on: September 13, 2009, 05:09:52 PM »
Meridian Line Travel have acquired this big pink monster, seen here on school duty.

It will, apparently, stay in pink with a version of the Meridian Line Logo applied.
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2009, 05:12:58 PM »
It looks like an Ayatts - Similar to the open top B7 that Citiy Sightseeing used to operate in Cambridge

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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2009, 05:19:50 PM »
Ooh-err at the title... ;)

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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2009, 05:37:23 PM »
That Looks nice always like these motors until the Van Hool Astromegas =)


This makes me wonder where the ex Alec Head 2 ended there lives
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2009, 05:52:30 PM »
TCD813? The reg of a Southdown Motor Services, Northern Counties bodied, Leyland Titan PD3/4 FH39/30F (popularly dubbed 'Queen Mary') from the late 50s.
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #5 on: September 14, 2009, 06:43:49 PM »
It is a bit of a big beast. Excel of stansted have one (WX06OSW) and some drivers say it is a bit too big, and scary to drive
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #6 on: September 14, 2009, 06:57:40 PM »
Myall's of Bassingbourn have got one as well. In a blue livery.
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #7 on: September 14, 2009, 07:40:42 PM »
Nice bus - hardly seems suitable for a school run though!

It's interesting to see what's happening to the monsters that first appeared on motorway runs like the Oxford Tube (for which they were suited) now they are being cascaded.

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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #8 on: September 14, 2009, 10:22:06 PM »
Nice bus - hardly seems suitable for a school run though!

It's interesting to see what's happening to the monsters that first appeared on motorway runs like the Oxford Tube (for which they were suited) now they are being cascaded.

Yeah, but... don't knock it; the kiddie-winkie-wees jus' luv it. Luxury! Nach!
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #9 on: September 14, 2009, 10:23:51 PM »
Nice bus - hardly seems suitable for a school run though!...
Myall's of Bassingbourn have got one as well. In a blue livery.
And that appears on school runs too!
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Re: Norman's Pink Monster (Meridian Line Travel)
« Reply #10 on: September 15, 2009, 06:43:28 PM »
Agreed, not really good for school runs. Great for Airport work and rail replacements. It seems that independant companies like the Ayatts, such as Excel (before being owned by TGM/Arriva) and Myalls etc. Myalls blue one seems nice- like to see that.
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