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December 2015

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  • News Page - November:  Winnersh Triangle Park & Ride Opens - with photo of 651
  • Reading Transport Fleet List: YX65 RKK returned by 17th November, and appears to have been used in service without a fleet number allocated. Wright Streetdeck demonstrator 106 had returned by 22nd, the reason for this second period on loan being unknown. 839 was sold to Wealdon PSV during November, with 849 to follow. 551/69 were withdrawn in October. Thanks to Brian Coney for this. 524 had entered service by 18th November. Thanks to Bob Stanger for this. 525 was back in service following repaint and centre door conversion by 26th, and 806 in generic silver/grey by 27th. Thanks to James Cusworth for this.
  • First Berkshire Fleet List: New Wright Streetlite 63313-16 were en-route at Heysham Docks on 29th November and are registered SM65 LNH/J/K/N. 63313 was in service by 5th. 33141/3/4 transferred to First Hampshire & Dorset in October, and 33148 in November whilst 33183 is on loan to Norwich along with 33153/80. 33181 has not transferred to First Hampshire & Dorset as previously reported, and remains in use along with 33179. 42656 has been withdrawn, 32963 was scrapped in October 2013, withdrawn 41175 had left by November 2013 and withdrawn 42339 left in November 2015. Routemasters 39735/810 had returned from Reading to Slough by 22nd November. 64020 has lost its branding for route 94. The ancillary fleet is currently Ford Transits VO11 DLE and BJ64 TXC. Thanks to David Fuller for this. 68562 a BMC 1100FE from First Hampshire & Dorset has been in use on training duties. Thanks to Brian Coney for this.
  • Oxford Bus Company Fleet List: 224/5 have now been repainted into blue City 2 livery. Thanks to Ralph Adams for this. Coach 55 has arrived for National Express registered BX65 WCK and entered service. Thanks to Malcolm Crowe for this.
  • Reading & Wokingham Coaches Fleet List: SF05 GGV was sold to an operator in the Manchester area in October. Thanks to Brian Coney for this.
  • Stewarts of Mortimer Fleet List: A new addition is Neoplan Starliner ANZ 4444.
  • Thames Travel Fleet List: 504 has lots its ColourBus livery for Oxford Science Park, and is now plain white. Thanks to Alan Brampton for this.
  • Weavaway Travel Fleet List: Mercedes-Benz Tourismo demonstrator BT15 KMG was on loan from approx 1st to 17th October. Thanks to Brian Coney for this.
  • Stagecoach in Oxfordshire Fleet List: Banbury 34471 and 47238 have gone into reserve at Oxford. Thanks to Martin Townsend for this.

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