News Archive 2015.....

9th March 2015 Recent visit to Edinburgh provides an oportunity for viewing and riding the new Lothian Buses Volvo 7900 Hybrids. Photograph below shows a 7900 on princess street No 19. A set of Lothian bus Photographs can be found in the photo section of this website.

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11th April 2015 Visited Chester today to encounter the second Saphire service to arrive in Chester. The No 10/10A using Enviro 400s. Captured one on camera at Chester Bus Station. I have placed beside this the older Enviro 400 of service 1.

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14th May 2015 This is a pencil drawing of an Arriva Runcorn Depot Wright Cadet VDl SB120CS fleet number 2526 registration DK55 FXM. This can be found in the Bus Art section of this website with further information about the bus.

28th May 2015 Seen in Runcorn Bus Station is Halton Transport fleet number 85 on service 14A. This is a further Scania OmniCity which has been converted and refurbished to single door. Further photographs of Halton Transport can be found in the photography section of this website.

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12th June 2015 Photograph of GHA Coaches Optrare MetroCity for services 45 between Northwich and Warrington inter working with service 16 between Warrington Town Centre and Dallam. Seen next to the Golden Square shopping centre.

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14th July 2015 Back to the 1980's with my pencil drawing of a Crosville Duple Laser 2 based at Runcorn depot. Details such as the heated windscreen elements can been seen. These vehicles were used on express services into liverpool and Chester.

31st October 2015 Arriva has brought sparkle to Runcorn and Liverpool. Delivered new for X1 when new now refurbished Wrightbus Pulsars have arrived in Saphire specification rreturn to run the X1 limited stop service between Runcorn, Windmill Hill and Liverpool One Bus Station. Seen at Runcorn Shopping Centre today No: 3136 Reg: MX12 KWJ on route to Liverpool.

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also on the same day... An unusual sighting in Chester Bus Station is an on time service 21 with a delayed X30 infront. The X30 is a Wright Cadet VDL SB120 and the 21 is a Ceantano City Gold MAN gas bus both of Arriva Runcorn Depot.

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23rd November 2015 Chester to Liverpool service 1 and 2 have gone Gold! Seen here in Chester Bus Station is an ADL Enviro 300 No: 27259 Reg: SN65 OCX working service 2 to Liverpool City Centre.