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Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk => Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk - Independent Bus Operators => Topic started by: John Wakefield on April 10, 2020, 09:08:33 AM

Title: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on April 10, 2020, 09:08:33 AM
A2B are posting daily on Twitter https://twitter.com/A2BTravelGroup
Title: Re: A2B Happenings - nice pic
Post by: John Wakefield on April 13, 2020, 10:00:17 PM
Nice shot if A2B LJ56VSY passing Chishill Windmill on it way to Barley on the 31(Pic Ollie Newsom)
(https://i66.servimg.com/u/f66/17/77/69/16/screen11.jpg)
Title: Re: A2B Happenings - Covid19
Post by: John Wakefield on March 27, 2021, 08:58:59 AM
MX54KYN Optare Solo now looks to be a non PSV (caravan) has been seen in Blackpool and more recently in Skipton https://www.flickr.com/photos/60581779@N08/50397145073/in/photolist-2jMqxqn-2jMu5sz-2627NKy-JFfsvM-JFfsix-F9PsM1-JkRnYa-DHaD85-QYK4Rp-2kjjX2G-2kjjVsV-2kjjWez-2kjjWup-2kjpg8C-2kjoHY7-wssUA1-rvw7dh-p6zLnF-oznzPF-okX5dE-fdggs1-fbgo2v-f931HZ-e3uxqu-e3uxqL-dBPS4o-aE5FkZ-aE8B7E-aE8CgA-a7DYZ2-2eNqiyX
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: Spoddendale on March 31, 2021, 07:57:05 AM
Notices and Proceedings number 2473 dated 31 March 2021 contains the following application(s):

Section 3.2 – Registration of New Services Granted Under Short Notice

PF2020005/10 A2B TRAVEL GROUP LTD, 1 LONDON WAY, MELBOURN, ROYSTON, SG8 6DJ From: Royston Bus Station To: Letchworth, Broadway Via: Ashwell, Newham, Bygrave Name or No.: 90 / 91 Service type: Normal Stopping Effective date: 29 March 2021 Other details: Monday to Saturday

PF2020005/11 A2B TRAVEL GROUP LTD, 1 LONDON WAY, MELBOURN, ROYSTON, SG8 6DJ From: Stevenage Bus Station To: Stevenage Bus Station Via: Bedwell and Old Town Name or No.: SB10 Service type: Normal Stopping Effective date: 12 April 2021 Other details: Monday to Saturday excluding Bank Holidays


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

PF2020005/4 A2B TRAVEL GROUP LTD, 1 LONDON WAY, MELBOURN, ROYSTON, SG8 6DJ Operating between Royston and Guilden Morden given service number 17 effective from 06 April 2021. To amend Route, Stopping Places and Timetable.



David
Title: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on April 07, 2021, 08:33:29 PM
A2B have recently purchased (4/21) two Mellor bodied Merc Sprinters from Felix, Long Melford. They are MX05FPK and MX05FPJ One may be the regular vehicle on the 117 Chesterton - Drummer St. service
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: TCD813 on April 07, 2021, 09:31:59 PM
A2B have recently purchased (4/21) two Mellor bodied Merc Sprinters from Felix, Long Melford. They are MX05FPK and MX05FPJ

Like the ones that Stagecoach, Cambridge, used on Mill Road shuttles in 2019?
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on April 07, 2021, 09:56:52 PM
No not like the Stagecoach ones they were Mercedes van conversions, these are Mellor low floor bodies.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/kjs251/49419520133/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/49007178@N02/45188063521/
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: gc_bus on April 12, 2021, 08:07:17 AM
Spotted in Drummer Street on Friday was A2B Optare Solo Slimline, YJ13HKW, in Stevenage Superbus branding (mainly white with blue stripe and yellow lettering). This has a Mercedes engine. It has seen previous service with Courtney.
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on April 12, 2021, 11:04:14 PM
https://twitter.com/a2btravelgroup/status/1381512145125437441/photo/1
(https://i66.servimg.com/u/f66/17/77/69/16/8c4c4910.jpg)
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on April 14, 2021, 06:38:31 PM
No not like the Stagecoach ones they were Mercedes van conversions, these are Mellor low floor bodies.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/kjs251/49419520133/
https://www.flickr.com/photos/49007178@N02/45188063521/

Saw one of the ex Felix Mercs on the 7A today at Stapleford, sorry did not get reg or a pic, still in white with A2B logo on front, Felix dots removed from sides and what looked like a route map on side windows
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on April 15, 2021, 11:00:30 AM
Overkill on the 7A today, Andrews P22MBC Van Hool Astromega Volvo B12B on hire to A2B
(https://i66.servimg.com/u/f66/17/77/69/16/dsc00220.jpg)
Title: Re: A2B Happenings
Post by: John Wakefield on May 07, 2021, 09:15:17 PM
Brian Clifford MD A2B was interviewed on Politics East last Sunday (about 10 mins in) https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000vv6c/politics-east-02052021