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Whippet Happenings 2020
« on: February 10, 2020, 07:10:13 PM »
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A slight surprise for me this morning, was finding one of the old Wright bodied Scanias seemingly abandoned on the hard shoulder of the Southbound M11 at around 4:30. Too dark to see which one it was.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2020, 09:42:19 AM »
Rather than the usual two Centro/B7RLE's, Wright/B7RLE WG104 (BF63HFC) and Wright/B8RLE WG111 (BT66MVL) were both on the X3's today.

WS326 (East Lancs/Dart) PN06UYO was on the Cambs 8.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2020, 06:03:03 PM »
Hulleys of Baslow, Derbyshire  E200 number 4 (MX59 ZCL) has been sold to Whippet.

Also believe they have some Plaxton Primos arrive
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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #3 on: June 07, 2020, 09:43:46 AM »
Solo YJ11EJD noted in use on service 8 (Cambs) yesterday.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #4 on: June 10, 2020, 03:57:25 PM »
Primo KX08HMA on the St Neots town service today, in white with pale blue skirting.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #5 on: June 12, 2020, 11:01:34 AM »
“Puppy” ADL Enviro 200 (GX57AUT)-WS316 operating the Northamptonshire service on 06/06
A rare allocation for the service.
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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #6 on: June 26, 2020, 01:26:04 PM »
Been advised that a secondhand acquisition to record, is of another ADL Enviro 200 registered MX59ZCL (T12GAJ) that has come from Hulleys of Baslow.... Fleetnumber to be confirmed as WS329 ?

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #7 on: June 27, 2020, 02:22:28 PM »
Further acquisitions to report are Plaxton Primo's  KX 57FMK,  KX 57FNK, KX 07KOA, & KX 08OLE.    The last listed will not enter service however, along with at least one or two others.

Two more arrivals noted are from Quality Line,  this time Optare Solo's  YJ 11EJD, & YJ 09MHV. 

Hope this is of interest :):)

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #8 on: June 27, 2020, 02:50:26 PM »
Further acquisitions to report are Plaxton Primo's  KX 57FMK,  KX 57FNK, KX 07KOA, & KX 08OLE.    The last listed will not enter service however, along with at least one or two others.

Two more arrivals noted are from Quality Line,  this time Optare Solo's  YJ 11EJD, & YJ 09MHV. 

Hope this is of interest :):)

CB

It's good they kept the recovery truck 😂 they will need it.
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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #9 on: June 27, 2020, 04:24:25 PM »
Ouch! :P
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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #10 on: June 27, 2020, 07:36:05 PM »
It's a sorry state of affairs if Plaxton Flymos Primos are being bought. I didn't even realise anyone still operated the hateful things!!

Any news as to what contracts or services all these new vehicles are for, or are they replacing some of the Volvos which must be a bit thirsty for council contract work.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2020, 02:24:34 AM »
Apparently whippet acquired a Paxton leopard bodied Volvo B8R coach in mid may, I have no idea what this may be used for though if anyone has more info please share!

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #13 on: July 17, 2020, 09:10:25 AM »
Plaxton Centro/Volvo B7RLE YX59BZF (WS327) now re-painted into Whippet blue fleet livery - awaiting fleet names but in service on the X3 today.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #14 on: July 31, 2020, 05:55:27 PM »
Newly acquired E200 MX59ZCL (WS336) noted today on the Cambs 8 in the new variant of the Whippet livery.

Plaxton Primo KX08HMA (WS333)  also carries the new livery variant.

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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #15 on: July 31, 2020, 06:17:39 PM »
Newly acquired E200 MX59ZCL (WS336) noted today on the Cambs 8 in the new variant of the Whippet livery.

Plaxton Primo KX08HMA (WS333)  also carries the new livery variant.

Photo?  ;)
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Re: Whippet Happenings 2020
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2020, 07:18:34 PM »
Very Banga Buses
https://flic.kr/p/26ruhBE   :D ;) ;)
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