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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #120 on: September 06, 2020, 06:24:58 PM »
If you g to www.bustimes.org, you can then navigate down to operator and service, from which you can see recent history for particular services or vehicles.  You can then drill into a particular service and look at the map views, to identify reliability

I think I might be really stupid, I feel like I've had a really good look but the only map I can find shows the bus stops on the route and the buses currently on it?

Edit:  Ah!  You go into it via the fleet list!  That's amazing!

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #121 on: September 13, 2020, 02:44:15 PM »
15641 SF10CCY working Milton P&R services today. Guess pink is a similar enough colour to purple!

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #122 on: September 17, 2020, 01:41:12 PM »
Had YN64ANU 15200 home on a 13A yesterday. Thumping along the guideway track for six years has clearly not been kind to the suspension or the bodywork on these - a seriously harsh bumpy ride with interior panels clattering loudly. Makes the native Gold branded batch seem luxurious by comparison and they're hardly in fantastic condition either.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #123 on: September 17, 2020, 07:52:27 PM »
Had YN64ANU 15200 home on a 13A yesterday.
Perhaps because one of the Gold vehicles turned up in Ely this morning - too far away to see route or fleet number.

One of the Enviro 300s (27853) worked the 1225 Cambridge to Littleport today.  The first time I have seen a Stagecoach single decker in Ely since lockdown.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #124 on: September 27, 2020, 04:36:46 PM »
Can anyone confirm wether it is true that stagecoach cambs have taken on 4 of the former X5 Paxton elite bodies Volvo B9Rs? Thanks in advance!

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #125 on: September 27, 2020, 04:43:04 PM »
Can anyone confirm wether it is true that stagecoach cambs have taken on 4 of the former X5 Paxton elite bodies Volvo B9Rs? Thanks in advance!

All of the Volvo B11R Plaxton Elites 54301-18 remain allocated to Bedford for the X5 and 99. Some were stored at Cowley road depot whilst they were out of service. The Plaxton Panther bodied Volvo B9R's 53612/13/15-18 have now gone to Scotland according to Steven Knight Media after being displaced by the ex Peterborough Enviro 400 MMC's

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #126 on: October 15, 2020, 04:58:39 PM »
15083 LX09AFU passed me about half an hour ago heading into Cambridge on a 12. First time I've seen one of the Omnithingies escape that far out!

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #127 on: October 22, 2020, 07:40:48 PM »
Notices and Proceedings number 2450 dated 21 October 2020 contains the following applications:

Section 3.2 – Registration of New Services Granted Under Short Notice

PF0000459/276 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN From: Hinchingbrooke To: St Ives Via: Name or No.: B / B Service type: Normal Stopping Effective date: 01 November 2020 End date: 04 January 2021 Other details: NEW TIMETABLE DUE TO COVID-19


Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice

PF0000459/27 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Arbury and Fulbourn given service number 1 / 1 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/28 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Ely and Addenbrooke's given service number 2 / 2 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/29 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Fison Road and Cherry Hinton given service number 3 / 3 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/188 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Fenstanton given service number 5 / 5 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/36 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Oakington given service number 6 / 6 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/40 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Saffron Walden and Cambridge given service number 7 / 7 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/128 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Chatteris given service number 8 / 8 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/260 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between City Centre and Orchard Park given service number 8H / 8H effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/51 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Littleport given service number 9 / 9 / X9 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/17 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Haverhill given service number 13 / 13 / 13A / 613 / X13 / 13B effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/133 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Longstowe given service number 18 / 18 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/250 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Landbeach and Cambridge given service number 19 / 19 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/199 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Ely and March given service number 9B / 39 / 8 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/176 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Huntingdon and Eaton Socon given service number 65_66 / 66 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/274 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Royston and Cambridge given service number 915 / 915 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/273 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Hinchingbrooke and Godmanchester given service number V5 / V5 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/271 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between St Ives and Somersham given service number V3 / V3 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/269 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between St Ives and Ramsey given service number V1 / V1 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/182 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Trumpington P&R and Hinchingbrooke given service number A_B / A / B / C effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.


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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #128 on: October 22, 2020, 08:06:38 PM »
Notices and Proceedings number 2450 dated 21 October 2020 contains the following applications:

Section 3.2 – Registration of New Services Granted Under Short Notice

PF0000459/276 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN From: Hinchingbrooke To: St Ives Via: Name or No.: B / B Service type: Normal Stopping Effective date: 01 November 2020 End date: 04 January 2021 Other details: NEW TIMETABLE DUE TO COVID-19


Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice

PF0000459/27 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Arbury and Fulbourn given service number 1 / 1 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/28 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Ely and Addenbrooke's given service number 2 / 2 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/29 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Fison Road and Cherry Hinton given service number 3 / 3 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/188 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Fenstanton given service number 5 / 5 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/36 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Oakington given service number 6 / 6 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/40 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Saffron Walden and Cambridge given service number 7 / 7 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/128 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Chatteris given service number 8 / 8 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/260 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between City Centre and Orchard Park given service number 8H / 8H effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/51 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Littleport given service number 9 / 9 / X9 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/17 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Haverhill given service number 13 / 13 / 13A / 613 / X13 / 13B effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/133 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Cambridge and Longstowe given service number 18 / 18 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/250 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Landbeach and Cambridge given service number 19 / 19 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/199 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Ely and March given service number 9B / 39 / 8 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/176 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Huntingdon and Eaton Socon given service number 65_66 / 66 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/274 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Royston and Cambridge given service number 915 / 915 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/273 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Hinchingbrooke and Godmanchester given service number V5 / V5 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/271 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between St Ives and Somersham given service number V3 / V3 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/269 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between St Ives and Ramsey given service number V1 / V1 effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.

PF0000459/182 CAMBUS LIMITED, 100 COWLEY ROAD, CAMBRIDGE, CB4 0DN Operating between Trumpington P&R and Hinchingbrooke given service number A_B / A / B / C effective from 01 November 2020. To amend Timetable.


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If of help taken from stagecoach's website https://www.stagecoachbus.com/promos-and-offers/east/november-1st-service-changes 

ridge Service Changes
Route 1:

Additional buses will be provided to combat congestion and improve reliability.
View the new route 1 timetable

Route 2:

Additional buses will be provided to combat congestion and improve reliability.
View the new route 2 timetable

Route 3:

Additional buses will be provided to combat congestion and improve reliability.
View the new route 3 timetable

Route 5:

The 18:28 and 19:28 Monday-Saturday journeys towards Cambridge will be diverted via Oakington and Girton.
View the new route 5 timetable

Route 6:

One journey a day Monday-Friday is extended to/from Madingley and Dry Drayton, returning the service to its pre-Covid level.
The last 6 journeys from Oakington have been removed and will be covered by route 5.
View the new route 6 timetable

Route 7:

Additional buses will be provided to combat congestion and improve reliability
View the new route 7 timetable

Route 8:

All journeys from Cottenham towards Cambridge will depart 5 minutes later, and operate 5 minutes later throughout.
View the new 8 timetable

Route 8H:

On Monday to Saturday journeys, buses will depart Histon Road Hazelwood Close 3 minutes earlier.
View the new 8H timetable

Route 9/9B/X9:

The Monday-Friday 17:55 9B journey will now operate as route 9 via Milton Road.  Customers wishing to travel to Fen Ditton, Horningsea and Waterbeach Capper Road should instead use route 19.
On Monday to Friday, the 17:02 X9 departure from Ely towards Cambridge will now depart Ely at 17:07 and will then run 5 minutes later throughout.
View the new 9 timetable

Routes 13/13A/13B/X13:

Route 13 and all associated routes will run every 10 minutes in the AM and PM peaks.
There will also be two additional journeys in the morning from Cambridge to Haverhill in order to enable night shift workers at Addenbrookes to get home at the end of their shift.
View the new 13 timetable

Route 18:

The 06:51 journey from Eltisley will now operate via Trumpington, Long Road Sixth Form and Hills Road Sixth Form on schooldays only.
View the new 18 timetable

Route 19:

Two additional journeys will operate on this route Monday-Friday in order to return the route back to its pre-covid level of operation.
View the new 19 timetable

Route 39:

Changes have been made to the timetable in order to improve punctuality.
Kind regards
MR S

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #129 on: October 27, 2020, 03:44:53 PM »
Dose anyone know if these service changes will require more vehicles on the road, if so what will be used as there don’t seem to be many spares about at the moment? I take it the C will require more vehicles  along the busway than are currently used.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #130 on: October 30, 2020, 01:07:58 PM »
More Busway vehicles will be needed.  The B will need more because of the extension to Trumpington, but as noted, the service will have to be operated by single decks.  There should be sufficient single decks because extra had been introduced to take account of the proposed much enhanced service which the pandemic put a stop to.  I presume the C will be double decks  I have speculated that, since these will only operate at most four single journeys and some only two per day, Monday to Friday, they will be the older vehicles.  The new B8Ls will be deployed for all day service.   

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #131 on: October 30, 2020, 04:22:54 PM »
More Busway vehicles will be needed.  The B will need more because of the extension to Trumpington, but as noted, the service will have to be operated by single decks.  There should be sufficient single decks because extra had been introduced to take account of the proposed much enhanced service which the pandemic put a stop to.  I presume the C will be double decks  I have speculated that, since these will only operate at most four single journeys and some only two per day, Monday to Friday, they will be the older vehicles.  The new B8Ls will be deployed for all day service.

Yes, there are plenty of guideway-compatible single-deckers from 09-reg onwards.

Yes the C will be operated by (mainly) the high-capacity try-axle double-deckers.
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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #132 on: October 30, 2020, 08:31:27 PM »
I went out to travel on the new deckers this afternoon. All the vehicles on the current B were the tri-axles.  There were none of the older Scanias out on the Busway (although some have the new livery for the Busway).  All but one of the single deckers that I saw had been painted in the new livery although they didn't all have vinyls.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #133 on: October 31, 2020, 08:27:36 PM »
I went out to travel on the new deckers this afternoon. All the vehicles on the current B were the tri-axles.  There were none of the older Scanias out on the Busway (although some have the new livery for the Busway).  All but one of the single deckers that I saw had been painted in the new livery although they didn't all have vinyls.

The Busway Scanias seem to be out and about all over the place at the moment, covering for E400s that are in Peterborough. In the past week alone I've seen them operating services as far as Haverhill, Bury St Edmunds and also as duplicates on Park & Ride services...

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #134 on: October 31, 2020, 08:34:45 PM »
The Busway Scanias seem to be out and about all over the place at the moment, covering for E400s that are in Peterborough. In the past week alone I've seen them operating services as far as Haverhill, Bury St Edmunds and also as duplicates on Park & Ride services...

With guideway wheels, or with them removed?

One would hope that it will be the latter, unless under control of drivers who have been trained on how to handle guideway wheel equipped vehicles.
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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #135 on: November 01, 2020, 07:38:47 AM »
The ones that I’ve seen have the guideway wheels removed

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #136 on: November 01, 2020, 05:09:17 PM »
Looks like some of Bedfords ADL E300 have come to Cambridge for the service revisions from tomorrow, apparently 8 are coming over.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #137 on: November 01, 2020, 07:03:24 PM »
I also heard that 15090 may have suffered an incident while on rail replacement last weekend? Any one heard anything or seen it since?

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #138 on: November 01, 2020, 07:48:11 PM »
Looks like some of Bedfords ADL E300 have come to Cambridge for the service revisions from tomorrow, apparently 8 are coming over.

27643-47/850/52/55 (GX10HBY/Z/CA/C/KYZ/AE13DZW/Y/EEB) are apparently due to move. Some have already done so

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #139 on: November 02, 2020, 05:27:42 PM »
27643-47/850/52/55 (GX10HBY/Z/CA/C/KYZ/AE13DZW/Y/EEB) are apparently due to move. Some have already done so

Saw one of the GX10 xxx E300s in Cambridge this morning but unfortunately didn't catch which one!

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #140 on: November 11, 2020, 04:55:38 PM »
Electric E400 14033 / LF69UXN operating on Milton P&R services today.

The 13 meanwhile seems to mostly consist of Busway liveried Scanias at the moment, with Stagecoach liveried 15643 SF10CDE thrown in for good measure!

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #141 on: November 13, 2020, 11:45:37 AM »
Just saw someone tweeting a picture of tri-axle BU69XYJ deroofed under what appears to be Hills Road busway bridge. Was that very recent? No mention of injuries, I hope there was noone upstairs as it looks very nasty.


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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #142 on: November 13, 2020, 12:05:29 PM »
Just saw someone tweeting a picture of tri-axle BU69XYJ deroofed under what appears to be Hills Road busway bridge. Was that very recent? No mention of injuries, I hope there was noone upstairs as it looks very nasty.

Cllr Katie Thornburrow's tweet & photo.

She also reports:
Quote from: Cllr Katie Thornburrow
No one injured

Edit: updating with info and further links
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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #143 on: November 14, 2020, 11:52:04 AM »
Just saw someone tweeting a picture of tri-axle BU69XYJ deroofed under what appears to be Hills Road busway bridge. Was that very recent? No mention of injuries, I hope there was noone upstairs as it looks very nasty.
I don't understand how this accident came about.  Since the opening of the Busway, it has been clear that only single decks would fit under the Hills Road bridge.  Was the bus on a service 'B', if so, how come it was allocated to that duty?  If it was on a 'C' destined for Long Road, then did the driver not appreciate that he had to leave the 'A' 'B' route at the station?  It also appears from the photograph that the bus went quite a distance under the bridge.  This section of the route is speed limited and when I have travelled on it, drivers have always observed that limit.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #144 on: November 14, 2020, 12:06:38 PM »
Stagecoach reported that it was a C service. Shouldn't have been there at all. Not a Busway-related incident as such (although some people seem to want to make it one). A bridge strike, pure and simple.

The angle of impact may be relevant - the roadway (from memory) slopes down to the bridge and so the top front of the vehicle won't have been at a 90 degree angle to the bridge.

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #146 on: November 14, 2020, 06:12:25 PM »
Stagecoach reported that it was a C service. Shouldn't have been there at all. Not a Busway-related incident as such (although some people seem to want to make it one). A bridge strike, pure and simple.

The angle of impact may be relevant - the roadway (from memory) slopes down to the bridge and so the top front of the vehicle won't have been at a 90 degree angle to the bridge.

The roadway does, indeed, slope down on the approach to the bridge. Even to get clearance for single-deck buses, there needed to be a significant dip in the road and re-modelling of Hills Road bridge. The busway road appears (using 3D-view) to be about 1m - 1.5m lower than the rail tracks at this point.
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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #147 on: November 19, 2020, 08:42:56 PM »
Whoever the driver was, they managed to strike the wire height restrictor with the bells, a good 100 - 150 metres before the bridge .......and never noticed or realised they'd hit the wire & bells !!!!????

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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #148 on: November 19, 2020, 09:47:22 PM »
Whoever the driver was, they managed to strike the wire height restrictor with the bells, a good 100 - 150 metres before the bridge .......and never noticed or realised they'd hit the wire & bells !!!!????

Same thing crossed my mind too
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Re: Stagecoach CAMBRIDGESHIRE Happenings 2020
« Reply #149 on: November 20, 2020, 12:13:16 PM »
Whoever the driver was, they managed to strike the wire height restrictor with the bells, a good 100 - 150 metres before the bridge .......and never noticed or realised they'd hit the wire & bells !!!!????

Same thing crossed my mind too

Are those currently in place? I haven't been round that location for a while. This Google street view and the associated 3D aerial view are unclear.
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