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27 April 2017

A Day with the PCTPG Part 2

Continuing the look at former Plymouth City Transport / Citybus vehicles as seen on Friday 21st April on the PSV Circle visit.

TTT162X Leyland Atlantean AN68C/1R East Lancs H43/31F New December 1981

PCTPG 162 TTT162X

TTT168X Leyland Atlantean AN68C/1R East Lancs H43/31F New December 1981 (More…)

PCTPG 168 TTT168X

TTT170X Leyland Atlantean AN68C/1R East Lancs H43/31F New December 1981

PCTPG 170 TTT170X

TTT170X Leyland Olympian ONTL11/1R East Lancs H43/31F New March 1982 (more…)

PCTPG 172 TTT172X

B175VDV Volvo B10M-50 East Lancs H42/35F New October 1984 (B176VDV also!)

PCTPG 175 B175VDV

F602GVO Volvo B10M-50 Alexander H47/37F New January 1989 to Trent.

PCTPG 185 F602GVO

H177GTT Volvo B10M-50 East Lancs CH48/30F New July 1991 (more…)

PCTPG 177 H177GTT

26 April 2017

A Day with the PCTPG Part 1

As promised there are going to be quite a few Photo Features from last weekends PSVC Trips over the coming days / weeks as I wade through all the photos I have taken. It will be a while due to the sheer numbers!

We start with a collection from Friday 22nd April at Colebrook of former Plymouth City Transport / Citybus vehicles:

DJY 965, Crossley DD42/5 Crossley L27/26R New April 1948  (more…)

PCTPG 335 DJY 965

OCO 502 Leyland Titan PD2/40 Metro Cammell H30/26R New May 1958 (More…)

PCTPG 102 OCO 502

TCO 537 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 Metro Cammell H44/33F New June 1960 (More…)

PCTPG 137 TCO 537

WJY 758 Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 Metro Cammell O44/33F New September 1962  (more…)

PCTPG  WJY 758

FJY914E Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 Metro Cammell H43/32F New April 1967

PCTPG  FJY914E

NDR509J Leyland Atlantean PDR2/1 Park Royal H / D New April 1971 (more…)

PCTPG 9 NDR509J

NFJ592M Bristol LH6L ECW B43F New December 19730 to Western National (more…)

PCTPG  NFJ592M

Part two to follow

25 April 2017

Cornwall Transit 061

Quite a bit to report again with a few Helston Flora Day services from First, and a few short notice changes from Plymouth Citybus as temporary route diversions come to an end. National Express have registered a few changes coming up in June.


A2B Newquay Travel Ltd PH1088109

A2B 430 PH1088109.003 Boardmasters Festival

  • Licence: PH1088109.003
  • Operator: A2B NEWQUAY TRAVEL LTD
  • Address: QUINTRELL DOWNS, BEJOWAN FARM, NEWQUAY, TR8 4PA, GB
  • Route Number: 430
  • Start Point: Newquay, Manor Road Bus Station
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: Broadmasters Festival Site
  • Other Details: Cancellation
  • Received: 10-Apr-17
  • Effective: 01-Jul-17
  • Accepted: 11-Apr-17
  • Event: Cancellation Accepted
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 2591
  • e: Cancellations of Existing Services (3.5)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT065


Nicholas Colin Eastwood PH1087706

Royal Buses 33 PH1086607.005 Royal Square St Ives - Higher Penderleath

  • Licence: PH1086607.005
  • Operator: NICHOLAS COLIN EASTWOOD
  • Address: THE BURROWS, VICTORY HEIGHTS, ST. IVES, TR26 1GD, GB
  • Route Number: 33
  • Start Point: Royal Square, St Ives
  • Via: Polmanter
  • End Point: Higher Penderleath Caravan & Camping Park
  • Other Details: Revised timetable.
  • Received: 31-Mar-17
  • Effective: 27-May-17
  • Accepted: 10-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT063

Route-33

Royal Buses 44 PH1086607.015 St Ives Royal Square - Trevalgan

  • Licence: PH1086607.015
  • Operator: NICHOLAS COLIN EASTWOOD
  • Address: THE BURROWS, VICTORY HEIGHTS, ST. IVES, TR26 1GD, GB
  • Route Number: Trevalgan 44
  • Start Point: St Ives Royal Square
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: Trevalgan Touring Park
  • Other Details: Timetable amended
  • Received: 31-Mar-17
  • Effective: 27-May-17
  • Accepted: 10-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT063

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Royal Buses 55 PH1086607.014 St Ives Royal Square - Polmanter

  • Licence: PH1086607.014
  • Operator: NICHOLAS COLIN EASTWOOD
  • Address: THE BURROWS, VICTORY HEIGHTS, ST. IVES, TR26 1GD, GB
  • Route Number: 55
  • Start Point: St Ives, Royal Square
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: Polamanter
  • Other Details: Revised timetable
  • Received: 31-Mar-17
  • Effective: 27-May-17
  • Accepted: 10-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT063

Route-55


First South West Ltd PH0004983 t/a Kernow Buses

Kernow 2 PH0004983.171 Penzance- Helston - Falmouth

  • Licence: PH0004983.171
  • Operator: FIRST SOUTH WEST LIMITED
  • Address: UNION STREET, CAMBORNE, TR14 8HF, GB
  • Route Number: 2
  • Start Point: Penzance Bus Station
  • Via: Helston
  • End Point: Falmouth, The Moor
  • Other Details: To operate an amended timetable with additional journeys for Helston Flora Day on Saturday 6 May 2017
  • Received: 10-Mar-17
  • Effective: 06-May-17
  • Accepted: 20-Mar-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 2587
  • Section: Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services 
  • Initial Published: CT059
  • Final Published: CT061

ROUTE-002

Route-002

Kernow 37 PH0004983.376 Helston - Redruth

  • Licence: PH0004983.376
  • Operator: FIRST SOUTH WEST LIMITED
  • Address: UNION STREET, CAMBORNE, TR14 8HF, GB
  • Route Number: 37
  • Start Point: Helston
  • Via: Four Lanes
  • End Point: Redruth
  • Other Details: Revised timetable for Helston Flora Day on Saturday 6 May 2017
  • Received: 10-Mar-17
  • Effective: 06-May-17
  • Accepted: 20-Mar-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 2587
  • Section: Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services 
  • Initial Published: CT059
  • Final Published: CT061

ROUTE-037

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Kernow 39 PH0004983.373 Camborne - Leedstown - Helston

  • Licence: PH0004983.373
  • Operator: FIRST SOUTH WEST LIMITED
  • Address: UNION STREET, CAMBORNE, TR14 8HF, GB
  • Route Number: 39
  • Start Point: Camborne Bus Station
  • Via: Reawla, Leedstown, Carleen
  • End Point: Helston
  • Other Details: To operate an additional journey on Helston Flora Day on Saturday 6 May 2017 - 1900 Helston to Camborne.
  • Received: 10-Mar-17
  • Effective: 06-May-17
  • Accepted: 20-Mar-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 2587
  • Section: Section 3.3 – Applications to Vary Existing Services 
  • Initial Published: CT059
  • Final Published: CT061

ROUTE-03939A Penzance Camborne

Kernow A3 PH0004983.472 Lands End - St Ives

  • Licence: PH0004983.472
  • Operator: FIRST SOUTH WEST LIMITED
  • Address: UNION STREET, CAMBORNE, TR14 8HF, GB
  • Route Number: A3
  • Start Point: Lands End
  • Via: St Just, Pendeen, Zennor
  • End Point: St Ives
  • "Other Details: To introduce a revised Summer 2017 timetable 
  • Timetable to run until 16 September 2017
  • Service is renumbered to A3"
  • Received: 31-Mar-17
  • Effective: 28-May-17
  • Accepted: 12-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT063

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Mounts Bay Coaches Ltd PH0006973

School Bus PH0006973.001 Newlyn Bridge - Cape Cornwall School

  • Licence: PH0006973.001
  • Operator: MOUNTS BAY COACHES LTD
  • Address: HAWKINS ROAD, KERNYK, PENZANCE, CORNWELL, TR18 4LT, GB
  • Route Number: N/A
  • Start Point: NEWLYN BRIDGE
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: CAPE CORNWALL, SCHOOL
  • Other Details: 0
  • Received: 07-Mar-17
  • Effective: 02-May-17
  • Accepted: 09-Mar-17
  • Event: Cancellation Accepted by SN
  • Event Type: Cancelled applications
  • N & P: 0
  • Section: 0
  • Initial Published: CT058
  • Final Published: CT061


National Express Ltd PD0000738

National Express 330 PD0000738.166 Nottingham - Birmingham - Newquay - Penzance

  • Licence: PD0000738.166
  • Operator: NATIONAL EXPRESS LTD
  • Address: DIGBETH, BIRMINGHAM COACH STATION, BIRMINGHAM, B5 6DD, GB
  • Route Number: 330
  • Start Point: Nottingham
  • Via: Newquay,Plymouth,Birmingham
  • End Point: Penzance
  • Other Details: Vary route, stopping places and timetable.
  • Received: 11-Apr-17
  • Effective: 12-Jun-17
  • Accepted: 13-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT064

National Express 406 PD0000738.300 Newquay - London

  • Licence: PD0000738.300
  • Operator: NATIONAL EXPRESS LTD
  • Address: DIGBETH, BIRMINGHAM COACH STATION, BIRMINGHAM, B5 6DD, GB
  • Route Number: 406
  • Start Point: Newquay
  • Via: 0
  • End Point: London Victoria
  • Other Details: Vary route, stopping places and timetable.
  • Received: 11-Apr-17
  • Effective: 12-Jun-17
  • Accepted: 13-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT064

National Express 504 PD0000738.221 Penzance - Plymouth - London

  • Licence: PD0000738.221
  • Operator: NATIONAL EXPRESS LTD
  • Address: DIGBETH, BIRMINGHAM COACH STATION, BIRMINGHAM, B5 6DD, GB
  • Route Number: 504
  • Start Point: PENZANCE
  • Via: ST AUSTELL, NEWQUAY, PLYMOUTH
  • End Point: LONDON VICTORIA
  • Other Details: Vary route, stopping places and timetable
  • Received: 11-Apr-17
  • Effective: 12-Jun-17
  • Accepted: 13-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT064

Plymouth Citybus Ltd PH0000135

Go Cornwall 72 PH0000135.164 Plymouth - Looe - Pelynt / Polperro

  • Licence: PH0000135.164
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 72 (72B)
  • Start Point: Pelynt/ Polperro
  • Via: Looe,  Saltash
  • End Point: Plymouth, Royal Parade
  • Other Details: Revised route and timetable
  • Received: 05-Apr-17
  • Effective: 13-Apr-17
  • Accepted: 11-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted by SN
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 2591
  • d: Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice (3.4)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT061c
  • The roadworks on the A387 between Sandplace and Looe have now also been completed.

ROUTE-072 route-072

Go Cornwall 73 PH0000135.163 Polperro - Liskeard

  • Licence: PH0000135.163
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 73
  • Start Point: Polperro
  • Via: Trelawne, Looe, Duloe, St Keyne
  • End Point: Liskeard
  • Other Details: Monday to Sunday
  • Received: 05-Apr-17
  • Effective: 13-Apr-17
  • Accepted: 11-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted by SN
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • d: Applications to Vary Existing Services Granted Under Short Notice (3.4)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT061c
  • The roadworks on the A387 between Sandplace and Looe have now also been completed. Service 73 will resume normal route as of Thursday 13th April 2017.

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Route-073

Plymouth Citybus 78 PH0000135.185 Berriowbridge - Callington Community College

  • Licence: PH0000135.185
  • Operator: PLYMOUTH CITYBUS LTD
  • Address: MILEHOUSE ROAD, MILEHOUSE, PLYMOUTH, PL3 4AA, GB
  • Route Number: 78
  • Start Point: Berriowbridge
  • Via: Linkinhorne
  • End Point: Callington Community College
  • Other Details: School days only, one journey in each direction
  • Received: 18-Apr-17
  • Effective: 18-Apr-17
  • Accepted: 19-Apr-17
  • Event: Registration Accepted by SN
  • Event Type: 0
  • N & P: 0
  • 0
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT061

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Summercourt Travel Ltd PH1011427

Travel Cornwall 454 PH1011427.019 Bodmin Local service

  • Licence: PH1011427.019
  • Operator: SUMMERCOURT TRAVEL LTD
  • Address: ST. AUSTELL STREET, THE OLD COACH GARAGE, SUMMERCOURT, NEWQUAY, TR8 5DR, GB
  • Route Number: 454
  • Start Point: Bodmin, Barn Lane/Rock Lane
  • Via: Five Ways
  • End Point: Bodmin, Barn Lane/ Rock Lane
  • Other Details: Route and timetable amended
  • Received: 10-Apr-17
  • Effective: 05-Jun-17
  • Accepted: 18-Apr-17
  • Event: Variation Accepted
  • Event Type: Variation applications
  • N & P: 2591
  • c: Applications to Vary Existing Services (3.3)
  • Initial Published: CT061c
  • Final Published: CT064

Route-454

24 April 2017

PSV Circle Weekend - The rides

Its late and I am shattered after a very long but fun weekend with the PSV Circle AGM Tour on Friday Saturday and Sunday. Over the course of the three days I have taken over 800 photos so its going to be a while before they are all processed so photos from the weekend will be appearing over a long period of time!

To start off though I have the vehicles which were provided to transport us as a group over the weekend, all performing faultlessly…

UWV614S UWV614S gave a great ride over to the PCTPG collection on Friday. It was a short ride but the weather was perfect as was the bus. Oakleys Coaches  R380LGH R380LGH was our main steed on Saturday for the long haul up to Exeter and back. It was very warm and a bit cramped to say the least but again it did a good job and managed all the hills with a full load. Hamilton Gray  2701 HP

2701HP One of two buses we used within Exeter before getting R380LGH back for the run home. Very comfortable bus with better seats and more leg room! Devon General DRL640 MTT 640 The star of the trip for a short ride within Exeter. A superb machine. Target Travel  HXZ9741 Target Travel gave us this former Plymouth Citybus Volvo for Sunday morning, seen here at Target Travel's base. I didn't ride on her myself as I opted for comfort... Tamar Coaches  H 13TCL H13TCL was immaculate inside and out and very comfortable. Used on Sunday although seen here on Friday at the PCTPG / Tamar Coaches base. PCTPG 168 TTT168X Finally on Sunday Afternoon we had former Plymouth Citybus TTT168X and current Citybus 704 Plymouth Citybus 704 AU62DWN

All in all it was a great weekend. Special thanks to Dave Godley and Brian Madge for the hard work which went into it. I am sure they are glad its all over! Special thanks also to the team at PCTPG and the drivers.