27 August 2014

From School Bus to Driver Trainer

There has been a bit of a change around on some of the Volvos at Plymouth Citybus. 443 X549EGK was lettered up for the School Bus 112 service but has now been lettered up for Driver Training. Plymouth Citybus

©Richard Smith 3rd August 2014


©Richard Smith 20 August 2014

Meanwhile former 453 Y826TGH has turned up at the newly revived Velvet Bus where it has been painted in a fetching allover pink livery captured on camera HERE

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  2. Why we're some of the buses sold on so quickly?,also are they going to be replaced what with all the withdrawals going on at the moment?.

  3. Bit unfair about 215. Used to be the best of the trio. Also how can the cab be described as cramped in comparison to the deckers being used as the current trainers? Finally, good to see 'withdrawn' Darts 14 & 15 back in service today (4th September).

  4. Another 'withdrawn' Dart no.10 was back in service on routes 40 and 41 today (Tuesday 9th September).


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