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The next big change in bus services in Plymouth is due in April, so we will be having a closer look at the services this month. We are also waiting to see what, if anything, First do next to combat Citybus incursion into Mount Batten

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27 March 2015

Five First Solos

Another Five Photo Feature for Friday:

The trouble with these large national bus groups is that all their buses are the same…


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© Richard Smith 26 March 2015 (pretty sure this is for Dartmouth Park & Ride?)


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20 March 2015 Waitrose


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© Richard Smith 26 March 2015


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17 March 2015 Dartmouth again


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We round things off with a blast from the past: 2003 in full Overground livery.


Recommended Reading

As I mentioned a while back, here are just a few of the blogs that I recommend. See the new blog roll on the right hand side for all blog updates. Here are just a few that have really caught my eye:

  • Public Transport of The Plymouth Area: Ops and Sods Another 4 months has flown past in what has been an extremely exciting time to be working at Plymouth Citybus! I'm sure all of you will be well aware of the massive expansion in operating territory that has been undertaken
  • Public Transport Experience A Jolly Day with 6, 6A! (2) One Starts, the Other .. There was a delay before departure because a "senior" pass came up on the ticket machine as "not valid" when it was, palpably, valid. This bit of bureaucracy from the Council (presumably) is one of the daftest.

26 March 2015

26th July 2015…

After much discussion with the local authorities I can advise that, provided vehicle owners commit to attending following the cancellation of the Hoe show in the rally diary, a location has been identified and provisional approval granted for a Bus and Classic Vehicle Rally & Running Day to take place in Plymouth.
Much work is now taking place to ensure this 'New' enthusiast event is of a standard both the Enthusiasts and Public alike expect and to this end we are in consultation with a number of sponsors to ensure its success.
Social Media and assoc websites are now being targeted to raise awareness. My committee will keep you informed as to developments.
Best wishes
Chairman PCT PG

Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group are pleased to announce:

Plymouth Bus & Classic Vehicle Rally & Running Day

Sunday July 26th         1000-1630

More details will follow very soon.


25 March 2015

The End

Appointment of Administrators


In the Royal Courts of Justice

Chancery Division No 2017 of 2015


(Company Number 03388055)

Nature of Business: Bus operators

Registered office: Eagle Point, Little Park Farm Road, Segensworth, Fareham, Hampshire PO15 5TD

Principal trading address: Western House, St Austell Street, Summercourt, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5DR

Date of Appointment: 17 March 2015

James Tickell, a director of Portland Business and Financial Solutions Limited of Segensworth, Fareham, Hampshire, has been appointed as Joint Administrator of Western Greyhound Limited (in administration)

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