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23 February 2017

Woolwell and Outland Road

Catching up with some Plymouth City Council news…

Bottleneck

Plans to tackle one of Plymouth’s worst traffic bottlenecks have been given the green light.

We have allocated £420,000 for design work on a scheme to alleviate congestion at the notorious pinch point between Woolwell Roundabout and The George. We have also committed more than £15 million in its capital budget to deliver the scheme, which will help reduce congestion along the A386 Tavistock Road and support proposed new developments in the north of the city. We are exploring options to widen the road between Woolwell Roundabout and The George and provide two lanes in each direction, removing the need to merge and reducing journey times for everyone. The scheme will also include plans to upgrade the junction with Woolwell Road, as well as improved public transport, walking and cycling links.

The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan, due to be published later this month, identifies Derriford and the northern corridor as one of three strategic growth areas where most of the planned growth in the city will take place through to 2034. The vision for this area is that it will be transformed to create a high quality, distinctive, vibrant, mixed-use new heart for Plymouth. The vision supports major investments and radical improvements in transport infrastructure and the Woolwell to the George project is the flagship infrastructure project as part of this.

Plymouth City Council George Woolwell

Plan

An ambitious plan for what Plymouth and South West Devon could be like in 2034 covering important issues like health, transport, homes, jobs and the economy, green spaces and infrastructure is to be considered by three councils next week.

The Plymouth and South West Devon Joint Local Plan is going to the Full Council in each local authority on the following days:

• Plymouth – Monday 27 February
• West Devon – Tuesday 28 February
• South Hams – Thursday 2 March

The Joint Local Plan is a culmination of months of planning and discussions between local communities, neighbouring councils, landowners, businesses and developers, interested in shaping the future of the area.

Councillor Patrick Nicholson, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategic Housing, Transport, and Planning said: “This plan is vital for the future success of Plymouth, West Devon and South Hams. We have planned for the new homes and jobs that we need so that the area can thrive. A huge amount of work has gone on behind the scenes to take on board as many different views as possible. Here in Plymouth we’ve made huge efforts to strike the right balance between the need for growth and protecting our important green spaces for generations to come.

All three councils will be asked to agree that the Joint Local Plan is ready to submit to an independent Government Planning Inspector and if approved, a final consultation will get underway and will run from 15 March to 26 April 2017. This will be the last chance for the public to comment on the Joint Local Plan before it is formally submitted for examination. At this stage, the public and other interested organisations will be able to make comments but these need to relate to the soundness of the plan.

For more information visit http://web.plymouth.gov.uk/plymouthplan

Outland Road

Work to improve a key junction on one of the busiest roads into the city is nearing completion.

The Outland Road Junction Improvement Scheme aims to reduce congestion between Peverell Park Road and Torr Lane, improving journey times for motorists and service reliability for buses on this busy route. It will also improve road safety by upgrading pedestrian crossings and providing new on-road cycle lanes.

The first phase of the scheme at Peverell Park Road was completed in March 2016. The main works between Torr Lane and Weston Park Road / Ham Drive junctions began construction in September 2016. The original programme had a completion date of March 2017 but the contractor uncovered poor ground conditions that resulted in the completion date extending by a few weeks. This was unfortunately unavoidable.

We are coming towards the end of the scheme and aim to have the improved junction at Torr Lane reopened next week, which will alleviate much of the disruption to local residents and businesses. The current closure of Weston Park Road is also due to be lifted at the end of this week. From next week there will be a westbound closure of Ham Drive between Outland Road and Camilla Terrace, which will be in place for a maximum of three to four weeks. As with all the road closures so far, signed diversions will be in place for both motorists and pedestrians.

The diversions are essential in order for the works to be carried out safely, with the minimum amount of disruption to all road users. With a scheme of this size, at such a sensitive location, it is not possible to provide improvements without some delays being experienced. However we are trying to keep these to a minimum as far as possible.

Although there has been some weekend and night working to reduce the length of the construction period, this is disruptive to those living close by and the associated costs are substantial.

We work closely with the contractor, Amey LG, to ensure the scheme is delivered as far as is possible within the programme timescales and budget. Although there has inevitably been some disruption, the scheme will have significant benefits for the city in terms of providing better transport facilities for the future outland

21 February 2017

Devon Transit 056

Things start to get busy now as many operators start to bring out details for service changes in April. The main bulk of this weeks edition in the wholesale shut down of Chelston Leisure Services / Local Link at the start of April. Plymouth Citybus have a fair few entries below but many of them are older notices for changes which occurred last month which just seem to have taken ages to come through on VOSA. There are a couple of routes with are re-routed in the City Centre (16,33). First Wessex have a few changes planned for their Jurassic Coaster. CM Coaches, Tally Ho, Holsworthy Community Transport, and Filers make up the rest of this bumper selection. To make this whole exercise more useful I now include current timetables and maps where possible for future services.

Devon & Cornwall Transit Index.


Babcock Training PH1110588

  • PH1110588 R
  • Licence surrendered WEF 4 February 2017
  • B ABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED
  • Director(s): Austin Lewis, KEVIN THOMAS, FRANCO MARTINELLI, GRAHAM LEEMING
  • PIXIES HALT, DARTMEET, PRINCETOWN, YELVERTON, PL20 6SG


Chelston Leisure Services PH1052309 t/a Local Link

Local Link 25 PH1052309.016 Stoke Gabriel Paignton

  • PH1052309/16 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services NP 2582  
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Stoke Gabriel 
  • and Paignton Bus Station 
  • given service number 25 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHWWFqVzRQX2x4RDA/view?usp=sharing

Route-025

Local Link 60 PH1052309.020 Torquay - Paignton

  • PH1052309/20 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582   
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Torquay, Castle Circus 
  • and Paignton Bus Station 
  • given service number 60 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHVGJrN082WVNSR1U/view?usp=sharing

Route-60

Local Link 61 PH1052309.021 Paignton - Torquay

  • PH1052309/21 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  N&P 2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Paignton Bus Station 
  • and Torquay, Castle Circus 
  • given service number 61 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHbS04RVZQeU1PSHc/view?usp=sharing

Route-61 

Local Link 62 PH1052309.003 Torquay - Cockington

  • PH1052309/3 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582   
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Torquay Strand 
  • and Torquay Strand 
  • given service number 62 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHZnR0SHR4ZmlidVU/view?usp=sharing

Chelston Leisure Services 62

 

Local Link 64 PH1052309.012, 013 Torbay Hospital - Middle Warberry Road

  • PH1052309/12 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Torbay Hospital 
  • and Middle Warberry Rd 
  • given service number 64 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

 

  • PH1052309/13 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582  
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Middle Warberry Rd 
  • and Torbay Hospital 
  • given service number 64 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHaW0tdHJ3Y0hkd0U/view?usp=sharing

Chelston Leisure Services Route-064

Local Link 67 67A PH1052309.014 Brixham - Torquay

  • PH1052309/14 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582  
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Brixham 
  • and Torquay (Willows) 
  • given service number 67 / 67A 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHcVdRMnJpSWRRTWs/view?usp=sharing

Route-067Route-067A

Local Link 67B PH1052309.018/19 Paignton Marldon

  • PH1052309/18 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP 2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Paignton, Cherrybrook Road 
  • and Marldon School 
  • given service number 67B 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

 

  • PH1052309/19 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP 2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Waterside Road 
  • and Paignton Bus Station 
  • given service number 67b 
  • Paignton effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHWkw5WjdKa29aZ1U/view?usp=sharing

Route-067B

Local Link 108 PH1052309.004 Paignton Foxhole

  • PH1052309/4 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP 2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Paignton Bus Station 
  • and Paignton Bus Station 
  • given service number 108 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHbGxKQWgxSlRlRms/view?usp=sharing
Route-108

Local Link 109 PH1052309.015 Paignton Oldway Blagdon

  • PH1052309/15 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Paignton Bus Station 
  • and Paighton Bus Station 
  • given service number 109 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHNHBSZzVESzhYX1k/view?usp=sharing

Route-109

Local Link SB1-SB6 PH1052309.005,006 Sainsbury Shopper Services

  • PH1052309/5 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP 2582 
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between St Mary church, Torquay 
  • and Willows Torquay 
  • given service number SB5 / SB6 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

 

  • PH1052309/6 
  • Section 3.5 – Cancellations of Existing Services  NP2582  
  • CHELSTON LEISURE SERVICES LTD, 
  • LONG ROAD, PAIGNTON, TQ4 7B L 
  • Operating between Brixham 
  • and Sainsburys Paignton 
  • given service number SB1 / SB2 
  • effective from 03 April 2017.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHT25kbHFpQ3loOEU/view?usp=sharing

2014 10 01 Chelston Leisure Services SB1 map.jpg

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHMDNuNzVXbTZzMTg/view?usp=sharing

2014 10 01 Chelston Leisure Services SB2 Map.jpg

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHMDNuNzVXbTZzMTg/view?usp=sharing

2014 10 01 Chelston Leisure Services SB3 MAP.jpg

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHVUlPSFNlSmFNdHM/view?usp=sharing

2014 10 01 Chelston Leisure Services SB4 map.jpg

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHbkhmeFZvRGo5am8/view?usp=sharing

2014 10 01 Chelston Leisure Services SB5 map.jpg

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHdmFVSUVlY3I5ck0/view?usp=sharing

2014 10 01 Chelston Leisure Services SB6 map.jpg

 


CM Coaches PH1132411

  • PH1132411/3 
  • Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice 
  • C M COACHES LTD, 
  • UNIT 3, GRACE ROAD WEST, MARSH BARTON TRADING ESTATE, EXETER, EX2 8PU 
  • Operating between Exeter Bus Station 
  • and Torquay Strand 
  • given service number X46 / X47 / X46 
  • effective from 07 March 2017. 
  • To amend Route and Timetable.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHYVhuOG03M2hmZUU/view?usp=sharing

2016 11 28 CM Coaches Route-X046 MAP.jpg2016 11 28 CM Coaches Route-X047.jpg


Exeplore Ltd

  • PH2000900 R
  • Section 2.2 – New Applications Granted
  • EXEPLORE LIMITED
  • Director(s): CHRISTOPHER JOHNS
  • C/O SAFECAR SECURITY SERVICES, BITTERN ROAD, EXETER, EX2 7LW
  • Operating Centre: SAFECAR SECURITY SERVICES LTD, BITTERN ROAD, SOWTON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, EXETER, EX2 7LW
  • Authorisation: 1 vehicle(s)
  • New Undertaking: Vehicles with eight passenger seats or less will not be operated under the licence without the prior written agreement of the Traffic Commissioner who may require you to agree to certain undertakings. Attached to Licence.
  • New Undertaking: Limousines and novelty type vehicles are not to be operated under this operator's licence. Attached to Licence.



Filers Travel PH1066351

Filers Travel 300 PH1066351.022 Ilfracombe - Lynmouth / Minehead

  • PH1066351/22 
  • Section 3.1 – Registration of New Services
  • FILERS TRAVEL LIMITED, 
  • SLADE LODGE, SLADE ROAD, ILFRACOMBE, EX34 8LB 
  • From: Ilfracombe, St James' Place Gardens 
  • To: Lynmouth, Lyndale Car Park/ Minehead, WSR Station 
  • Via: Combe Martin, Lynton, Lynmouth 
  • Name or No.: 300 
  • Service type: Normal Stopping 
  • Effective date: 09 July 2017 
  • Other details: Monday to Friday to Lynton and Lynmouth Sunday to Minehead


First Hampshire & Dorset Ltd PH0006159

First Wessex X51 PH0006159.414 PH0006159.416 Dorchester - Axminster

  • PH0006159/414 
  • Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services  NP2582 
  • FIRST HAMPSHIRE & DORSET LTD, 
  • BUS DEPOT, EMPRESS ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO14 0JW 
  • Operating between Bridport Coach Station 
  • and Axminster Rail Station 
  • given service number X51 / X53 
  • effective from 09 April 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable.

 

  • PH0006159/416 
  • Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services  NP2582 
  • FIRST HAMPSHIRE & DORSET LTD, 
  • BUS DEPOT, EMPRESS ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO14 0JW 
  • Operating between Dorchester, South Station 
  • and Bridport Coach Station 
  • given service number X51 
  • effective from 09 April 2017. 
  • To amend Route and Timetable

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHSW13WFg0RFNjRWs/view?usp=sharing

2017 01 15 First Wessex Route-X051 MAP.jpg

First Wessex X53 PH0006159.415 Weymouth - Bridport

  • PH0006159/415 
  • Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services  NP2582 
  • FIRST HAMPSHIRE & DORSET LTD, 
  • BUS DEPOT, EMPRESS ROAD, SOUTHAMPTON, SO14 0JW 
  • Operating between Weymouth, College/ Kings Statue 
  • and Bridport Coach Station 
  • given service number X53 
  • effective from 09 April 2017. 
  • To amend Route and Timetable.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHb2NwWUtOSldHU1k/view?usp=sharing

2016 10 09 First Hamsphire & Dorset Route-X053.jpg


RA Goodman PH0005134

  • PH0005134 SN
  •  Licence surrendered WEF 4 February 2017
  • ROY ARTHUR GOODMAN
  • 20 CASTLE PARK, HEMYOCK, CULLOMPTON, EX15 3SA


Holsworthy Rural Community Transport CB0001384

  • CB0001384/B1174 
  • Section 3.1 – Registration of New Services
  • Holsworthy Rural Community Transport Ltd, 
  • 14 The Square, Holsworthy, Devon, Ex22 6DL 
  • From : Holsworthy Church 
  • To : Holsworthy Church 
  • Name or no : 637 Town Shuttle 
  • Service Type : Normal Stopping 
  • Effective Date : 13/03/2017 
  • Other Details : Monday to Friday


Plymouth Citybus PH0000135

Plymouth Citybus 16 PH0000135.001 Royal Parade - Kings Tamerton

  • PH0000135/1 
  • Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services  N&P 2577 
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between PLYMOUTH Royal Parade 
  • and KINGS TAMERTON Steph.Way 
  • given service number 16 
  • effective from 26 February 2017. 
  • To amend Route and Timetable.
  • A new timetable will be introduced for the 16 and 33 starting Sunday 26th February 2017 to improve reliability.Both services will no longer serve Mayflower Street and will use Western Approach instead.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHQlRERHgzc2g3VEU/view?usp=sharing

Route-016

Plymouth Citybus 27 27A 27B PH0000135.146 City Centre - Derriford

  • PH0000135/146 
  • Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice  NP2582  
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, 
  • MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between City Centre 
  • and Derriford
  • given service number 27 / 27 / 27A / 27B 
  • effective from 03 February 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable.
  • No new changes -probably changes 15 Jan already detailed

Plymouth Citybus 28 28A 28B PH0000135.005 City - Derriford

  • PH0000135/5 
  • Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice  NP 2582 
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, 
  • MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between Derriford 
  • and City Centre 
  • given service number 28 / 28 / 28A 
  • effective from 03 February 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable. 
  • No new changes -probably changes 15 Jan already detailed

Plymouth Citybus 33 PH0000135.148 Royal Parade Keyham Ford

  • PH0000135/148 
  • Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services  N&P 2577 
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, 
  • MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between Plymouth, Royal Parade 
  • and Plymouth, Royal Parade 
  • given service number 33 
  • effective from 26 February 2017. 
  • To amend Route and Timetable.
  • A new timetable will be introduced for the 16 and 33 starting Sunday 26th February 2017 to improve reliability.Both services will no longer serve Mayflower Street and will use Western Approach instead.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B3ZY71pr27bHS000ZVFsWDh6dk0/view?usp=sharing

Route-033

Plymouth Citybus 42 42C PH0000135.149 Royal Parade - Derriford Woolwell

  • PH0000135/149 
  • Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice  NP 2582 
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, 
  • MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between City Centre 
  • and Woolwell 
  • given service number 42C / 42 / 42C 
  • effective from 03 February 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable.
  • No new changes -probably changes 15 Jan already detailed

Plymouth Citybus 42A 42B PH0000135.008 Royal Parade Tamerton Foliot

  • PH0000135/8 
  • Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice NP 2582 
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, 
  • MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between Tamerton Foliot 
  • and City Centre 
  • given service number 42B / 42A / 42B 
  • effective from 03 February 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable. 
  • No new changes -probably changes 15 Jan already detailed

Plymouth Citybus 50 51 PH0000135.076 Royal Parade  St Budeaux Derriford Estover

  • PH0000135/76 
  • Section 3.4 – Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice  NP 2582 
  • PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD, 
  • MILEHOUSE, MILEHOUSE ROAD, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA 
  • Operating between Derriford 
  • and Derriford 
  • given service number 51 / 50 / 50A / 51 
  • effective from 03 February 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable.
  • No new changes -probably changes 15 Jan already detailed


Steven Salter PH2001185

  • PH2001185 SN
  • Section 2.1 – New Applications Received
  • Steven Salter
  • 7 BAIGENT CLOSE, Winchester, SO230PE
  • Operating Centre: Unit 9, The Colebrook Complex, 6-8 Newnham Road, PLYMOUTH, PL74AN
  • Authorisation: 1 vehicle(s)
  • Operating Centre: Colyton Station Car Park, Station House, Station Road, COLYTON, EX24 6HA
  • Authorisation: 1 vehicle(s)
  • Transport Manager(s): Derek Gawn


Tally Ho! Coaches

Salcombe Park & Ride PH1081198.008 Salcombe Courtenay Street

  • PH1081198/8 
  • Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services 
  • TALLY HO! COACHES LIMITED, 
  • UNIT 7, STATION YARD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, KINGSBRIDGE, TQ7 1ES 
  • Operating between Salcombe Park & Ride Field 
  • and Salcombe, Courtenay Street 
  • given service number Salcombe Park & Ride 
  • effective from 14 April 2017. 
  • To amend Timetable.

Timetables and maps are saved for archive purposes. If traveling please check timetables / maps with the operator or with Traveline South West.

20 February 2017

Life after Plymouth - Solos up North

The chances of seeing a Citybus Solo are rapidly disappearing

Newly arrived in Gateshead:

Plymouth 223 WK59 CWY.jpg

 

They are clearly keen to get them out on the road as WK58EAF is now in the new Go North East livery and looking very smart with it. I have to say that this new livery really does suit these little buses

IMG_17_02_2017-0210.jpg

Thanks to Andrew for the photos!

16 February 2017

Citybus News

Event West and Plymouth Citybus have recently agreed on a new main sponsorship deal for the Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon and 10k event in 2017.

The main sponsorship deal followed on from the success of last year’s Plymouth 10k, where Citybus entered 35 runners into the corporate challenge and placed 4th out of 46 teams.

In the lead up to both events, runners entered to take part can look forward to receiving some transport related benefits, giving discounted travel over the race weekends, via its popular mobile app.

Event organisers recommend allowing additional time when travelling throughout the city during race weekend.  

Travel information for the event can be found at www.runplymouth.co.uk

David Williams, Commercial Director, Event West: “We are delighted to be extending our partnership with Plymouth Citybus in a main sponsorship deal for the Britain’s Ocean City Running Series in 2017. The support we received at last year’s Plymouth 10k was fantastic and we look forward to offering runners additional transport related benefits as we approach the half marathon in April.”

Mark Collins, Commercial and Marketing Manager, Plymouth Citybus said: “As the main mover of people in the city it is great to be part of a growing running series. Following on from the success of being transport sponsor for the 2016 Plymouth 10k, we are delighted to make the move up and become main series sponsor, now adding the Half Marathon to the list. As a dedicated community partner in the city, we look forward to being part of a local community based series.”  

Full details of the event can be found online at www.runplymouth.co.uk


Meanwhile Citybus Fleet News

Dart 20 R120OFJ has now left Milehouse for scrapping

Plymouth Citybus 020 R120OFJ

February 2015

Dart 32 is another which has now gone from Milehouse for scrap recently

Plymouth Citybus 032 T132EFJ

November 2014

The latest repaints into swoops are 255 LX05EYW  and 256 LX05EXZ (note that they are the other way round from what the fleet listing was showing - now corrected) These now carry the new strapline “Every Journey Taken Care Of” as carried by the EcoCity buses. 250 is now in the paint shop after many months running to GA London livery Plymouth Citybus 250 LX05EYP

Finally for now, the last of the Optare Solos will be heading North very shortly, with the first due to go up today (16th Feb)

Plymouth Citybus 224 WK59CWZ

Thus it will be the end of the Citybus Solo Story (Part Two).