Saturday, 20 October 2012

Update 20/10/12 - Go North East

The new Volvo B5L / Wright hybrids are due to enter service on the 21 on
Monday. Steven Hodgson was present for a photo shoot at the Angel of the
North using 6061 (NK62CJE). Further examples delivered are 6056/65/8

Mercedes Citaros 5275-83 (NK07KPG/J/L/N-P/R/T/U) are all now at Winlaton
on the Blaydon Racers services, displacing dual-door Volvo B10BLE /
Wright 5151-9/66 to Percy Main. In turn, standard Volvo B10BLE / Wright
4915/7(X915/7WGR) have moved to Winlaton, Dennis / Plaxton SPD 8214/6
(V214/6ERG) to Deptford and 8215 (V215ERG) to Gateshead. SPDs
8158/205/7-11 (S358ONL, V205/7-11ERG) have been withdrawn.

Volvo Olympian / Northern Counties 3914 (R554LGH) is a third example to
go to Nightingale, Stanley.

Bazza Houston reports that DAF SB120 / Wright 8266 (NK04ZNE) is now at
Saltmeadows in white for recently taken-over Metrocentre service S1.

Volvo B7TL / East Lancs 3974 (PJ02PZA) is now at Deptford in exchange
for 3981 (PJ02PZH) now at Chester-le-Street.

The recently repainted Scania L94UBs are now receiving Highwayman
branding and former Highwayman DAF SB120 / Wright 8261 (NK04ZNC) is now
in Northern red as illustrated by Bazza Houston.

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