Monday, 19 March 2012
Update 19/03/12 - Arriva NE
sale to McGills. These comprise Dennis Dart SLF / Plaxton
44001/2/7/16/24/9 (X475/8/527/6GGO, S614/9KHN) and Volvo B6BLE / Wright
45021-9/31-9/41/2 (X801-9/11-9/21/2AJA) and Volvo B10B / Wright driver
trainer 8212 (L502TKA). Chris White illustrates that the B10B has
already arrived at Ashington, while one or two of the Darts have been
lurking at Ashington/Blyth for some time, after refurbishment at
Thorntons. Chris also notes that Volvo Olympian / NCME 7369 (S647KJU)
is another repainted red and DAF SB220GS / Plaxton 4002 (S869ONL) is now
operating for Ashintgon, while he and Steven Hodgson report that sister
4070 (S712KRG) has joined
4066 at Jemsond, these filling in while Volvo B10BLEs are refurbished.
Steven illustrates the first refurbished example, 4522 (W298PPT).