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Souls Happenings 2012
« on: January 02, 2012, 09:32:57 PM »
This is a new format of note pages, for general day-to-day sightings, run-of-the-mill daily observations, and even the more unusual strays spotted in daily operation.

Open up a separate thread for service changes, and major announcements (i.e. PI callings, new ownership, cessation of operations, that kind of thing!)

This thread shall continue throughout 2012, but Admins reserve the right to cut one and start again if there are more than 250 postings in one particular thread, or if there is an argument or serious off-topic problems etc.

Enjoy!

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2012, 07:34:40 AM »
Enviro 300 SN04EFH was on Wellingborough towns yesterday, instead of the Solo.

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #2 on: March 28, 2012, 10:08:36 AM »
Renault Master / Rohill RX53AWF has transferred from Barfordian - maybe late last year.  It is in white with full Souls fleetnames and is used on the local services round the villages into NP (37A).
« Last Edit: April 04, 2012, 10:53:32 AM by Colin Lewis »

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2012, 12:10:51 AM »
I forgot to report this, but last Monday Dart EG04NZD failed whilst in service on the 19, usually when this happen's the replacement vehicle is a Collingtree Coaches B10M, howevr on this occasion Optare Olympus bodied Tri-Axle Volvo B9TL PO58KPK was utilised, the first time i have noted one of these in use on stage Service
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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2012, 04:13:00 PM »
The NCC-owned Solo which Souls use on the Wellingborough town service W4 has been missing for a few days.

The usual replacement has been one of the Darts normally used on the Northampton University services. Today, however, the replacement has been the Renault/Rohill RX53 AWF

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2012, 04:36:07 PM »
B10WFB a Mercedes / Koch 16 seater was working in Olney today.  Transfer from Nightingales.

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2012, 07:19:43 PM »
I think it was a Renault mini coach with an electronic destination display - fully programmed, at Wellingborough station this evening on the W5. Looked most odd!

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #7 on: May 12, 2012, 03:58:34 PM »
Souls-operated NCC-owned Solo KX03 KYS expired today in Wellingborough Church Street while working the town service W4.

It was replaced by University of Northampton branded Trident V311 GLB

Tony
« Last Edit: May 12, 2012, 04:00:17 PM by Stonechat »

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2012, 01:44:33 PM »
KX03 KYS is still absent from Wellingborough town service W4.

It's place today was taken by Mercedes B10 WFB.

(behind the bus is failed Centrebus Solo 231 and the fitter's van)

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2012, 04:11:38 PM »
KX03 KYS absent yet again from service W4 this afternoon.

This time it's replacement was Cunningham's C29F Toyota/Caetano BU02 DFL

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2012, 09:51:18 PM »
Same can be said of the two ex CIE Darts EG04NZD/E, they have't been seen all week on the 19,
This week the 19/21 has been worked solidly with the E300, Both Tridents and Olympus bodied Volvo B9TL PN09EOL

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #11 on: June 06, 2012, 01:32:28 PM »
The ex CIE darts are now back operating on the 19/21.
A correction is that they are EG02NZD/E (ie new in 2002)

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2012, 02:56:29 AM »
The ex CIE darts are now back operating on the 19/21.
A correction is that they are EG02NZD/E (ie new in 2002)

Oops, of course they are,  :-[  NZD was missing again yesterday (Weds) and the same B9TL was out again

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2012, 08:10:37 AM »
The ex-demonstrator E300, SN04 EFH, was covering on the W4 yesterday.

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #14 on: June 15, 2012, 06:31:29 PM »
The E300 was doing a37 in place of a minibus in the week.
And KX03JYS WAS in service today :)

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #15 on: June 25, 2012, 06:13:01 PM »
KX03 KYS missing again today. E300 SN04 EFH substituted on the W4

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #16 on: July 17, 2012, 04:09:54 PM »
I wonder how long Souls will put up with KX03 KYS.

It was off for over a week until it re-appeared last Tuesday.  Last night it failed yet again on the W4. Replaced today by the now-usual substitute E300 SN04 EFH.

Presumably the E300 will not be around much longer in it's Northampton University garb. So here's a picture of it on the W4 today.

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #17 on: July 18, 2012, 04:05:23 PM »
Regular readers of this Souls W4 thread will not be surprised to hear that Solo KX03 KYS is again missing. But there is a different replacement today, Dart EG02 NZD.

If anyone from Souls reads this thread, I would like to ask a favour. Before the University contract ends could they please arrange that all the University branded vehicles are given a run on the W4 so that I can get a full set!

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #18 on: July 20, 2012, 09:25:52 PM »
Solo KX03 KYS is back today!!!

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2012, 08:02:09 PM »
Trident V311 GLB on the W4 both today and last Saturday

Tony

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #20 on: October 25, 2012, 03:33:18 PM »
Ex Stagecoach London Trident V135MEV was in Bedford today on the 61 Cranfield university service which goes via Wotton like the old Stagecoach V1 used to.

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #21 on: November 21, 2012, 04:01:55 PM »
Souls have no longer got the ADL Enviro 200 pro-type rear doored thing...



She is now up for sale with Stafford Bus Centre in Route One.

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Re: Souls Happenings 2012
« Reply #22 on: November 30, 2012, 04:32:50 PM »
The Dragon tri-axle, which is the regular performer on NCC School Service 572, has been missing for the past couple of days.

Yesterday its place was taken by Volvo B9TL/Optare Olympus PN09 EOL and today the substitute was Trident/Alexander V135 MEV

Tony