Reading Transport Fleet List: 724
has been on loan to Newbury since 19th. It was swapped with 964 which
had been on loan to Newbury since sometime between 6th and 11th. Thanks
to Brian Coney for this.
Reading Transport Fleet List: 109
entered service in Reading yesterday in white route 40 livery. Thanks to
Steve Wickens for this. It is 926 and not 928 which has been sold along
with 930 to Vale Travel (not Z&S), Aylesbury. Thanks to Brian Coney for this. The other
five Mk1 Excels still remain withdrawn at Great Knollys Street.
Reading Transport Fleet List:
Withdrawn 928 and 930 have been sold to Z&S Travel, Aylesbury. Thanks to
Jusi Menonca for this. 1005 has been repainted into silver/red vitality
livery from dark green and was back in service today. 608 and 1007 are also
confirmed with Vitality branding.
Reading Transport Fleet List:
601-4, 606-10 and 1006-11 have received Vitality branding with 1005 also
expected to be similar to make a total of 16 buses (although 608 and
1007 have not yet been physically seen for confirmation). The
"Delivering Transport Excellence" strap line and "working in partnership
with West Berkshire Council" vinyls have been removed from all of the
vehicles in the Newbury racing green and silver livery (Darts and
Solos). Dark green 805-10 have had their branding and pop-art adverts
updated with the revised 8 minute all day frequency. Light green 1015-19
have had their route 9 branding replaced with branding for new route 22.
Red 1020-5 have received branding for new route 9. Withdrawn 926 and 930
appear to have been re-taxed, indicating that they may have been sold.
Reading Transport Leyland Olympians: Former 15 has been
advertised for sale by a company based in
Ferrers, Essex (thanks to David Gray for this) having also recently
spent time back with Ensign as a loan vehicle.
Reading Transport Fleet List: 1011
has been repainted into silver/red rural livery from dark green and was
back in service by 6th. Thanks to Steve Wickens for this. 125 has been
refurbished and repainted into Newbury Buses Transport Excellence livery
and was back in service there today. Thanks to Carl Jones for this.
Rural livery description changed to "Reading Buses Vitality" ahead of
Stagecoach in Oxfordshire Fleet List:
22917 and 22922 have lost their branding for route 7, whilst 22920/1 are
now in reserve pending transfer to Stagecoach East. 47236 is unlikely to
return from Oxford to Banbury, whilst Banbury 42383 is to go into
reserve from 30th May.
Horseman Coaches Fleet List:
Former N673 VJB is with Regional Rural Bus Co, Troodos Pelendria, Cyprus registered TKUC 653.
Similar M657 SBL which was with AWE, Aldermaston until recently has also
passed to a dealer in Cyprus. Thanks to Derek Bradfield for this.
Weavaway Travel Fleet List: OFS
702Y has been sold to Dart Pleasure Craft, Dartmouth and WA06 GSV to
Edwards & Son, Bwlchgwyn. New from Lawrence & Harding, St Ann's
Chapel, Cornwall is Bova Futura WA05 JWM which
is to be converted from C53Ft to C70F. Thanks to Derek Bradfield for