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Offline Steven Knight Media

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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #390 on: December 14, 2018, 01:56:32 PM »
The first of the Coasthopper Solo SRs has been treated to a repaint. 48036 now carries green based 'Greener Smarter Travel' livery

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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #391 on: December 14, 2018, 06:02:04 PM »
I saw this one today. It's the same livery as Cambridge's ex busway Scania Enviro 400's

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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #392 on: December 17, 2018, 02:09:18 PM »
This morning I resorted to walking into town and the first three buses viewed were all Darts. 34424 had recovered from its embarrassment of last Friday and was on a 9 to Shortstown, 34425 went past on a 3 and then 34428 on the 0845 73. 18423 was on a 1 whilst 37439 was on a 2, 37431 on a 72 and slime green 48036 was let loose on a 5. 34825 did the 0915 81, 18424 the 0915 73 and my 0923 6 to work was 18336 as the 0911 vanished into thin air.

Going back into the past on 15 December 2010, I was heading for work when budgie 16227 was chucked out to work an X5 extra to Milton Keynes station one way so I just had to do it and leave work till later after a quick phone call to clear it with the boss. Unlike the previous occasion with 16228, this time we went via Coachway. My bus home at the end of  the day on the 9 was 16013.
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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #393 on: December 17, 2018, 05:36:18 PM »
There's an all over white Plaxton Elite in the yard at Bedford. Does anyone know the identity of this and why it's here?

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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #394 on: Yesterday at 09:30:06 AM »
I believe a 'loan' coach is due at Bedford to provide cover while the existing X5 fleet is undergoing modifications at Volvo, Ely.

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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #395 on: Yesterday at 01:01:22 PM »
Just for a change I did the 51 after work yesterday with 18424 and we passed 19083 on the 1712 50 and 19698 on the 1715 51.

This morning 37438 was on the 9 and I had 18424 again on the 0911 6 which departed 6 minutes late. Others seen were 34428 on the 0845 73 for the second day running and 19703 on a 53. The 0915 departures from the bus station were 19699 on the 53, 19890 on the 73 and 37431 on the 81.

A predominantly white Northern Counties oly went past my office half an hour ago reminding me on this day in 2012 I went home via Shortstown on 16593 when it did the 1805 9.

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Re: Stagecoach in Bedford happenings 2018
« Reply #396 on: Yesterday at 07:21:23 PM »
I believe a 'loan' coach is due at Bedford to provide cover while the existing X5 fleet is undergoing modifications at Volvo, Ely.

Hopefully this will stop them breaking down so often. The Enviro 400's are out dailly covering for them