Bus and Coach Photography
News Archive 2016
11th June 2016
A rare bus for Halton Transport an Alexander Dennis Pointer Dart No 19 reg: KP54 BYN on service 61A to Huyton seen in Runcorn.
16th July 2016
Passing through Halton Lea South at 1pm today is Stagecoach Chester Depot No: 28548 reg: YN05 WKE on the second day of the emergency 36 timetable due to the cessation of GHA coaches.
13th August 2016
Ashcrofts of Widnes unusually operating a Mini Pointer Dart reg: V268 BNY on the 52 route between Runcorn High Street and Beechwood. seen at Halton Lea South.
3rd September 2016
Ashcrofts of Widnes now operating a plain white Optare Solo reg: YK04 KWJ on the 52 route between Runcorn High Street and Beechwood. seen on the Busway today.
7th September 2016
The 36 has now been replaced by X2 between Runcorn and Ellesmere Port extending now to Chester. Stagecoach have introduced ADL Enviro 200 MMCs onto the Route. Seen on the Runcorn Busway aproaching its Runcorn terminus of Runcorn Shopping Centre is Reg: SN16 OSR fleet No: 37443.
Also seen on the same day.....From GHA to Stagecoach, from 36 to X2, from Enviro 200 MMC to Enviro 400! Seen on the Runcorn Buseay starting its Return Journey to Chester is Stagecoach Chester & Wirral No: 19062 Reg: MX56 FSO. It is great to see double decker buses back in Runcorn after ECWs were phased out with North Western.
Also seen on the same day.....A substantial influx of new buses for Stagecoach Merseyside are ADL Enviro 400 MMCs one of which is No: 10565 Reg: SN16 OTA seen at Liverpool ONE bus station heading for Hope University.
6th July 2016
New for Chester Park & Ride services re-launched on 27th June 2016 is ADL Enviro200 MMC No 26054 reg: SN16 OPJ on PR1 Wrexham Road line.
12th August 2016
New for Blackpool Transport is ADL Enviro 400MMC based on design specifically for Travel for London and tailored for Blackpool's needs is No 405 reg: SN16 OVF operating on its designated route 9 and 9A.
28th August 2016
A recent visit to Birmingham provided an oportunity to photograph some National Express activity in the Digbeth area. Seen on the day of the visit is Caetano Levante 2 reg: BX16 CLU No: 7132 operated by GO North East on service 531 to Plymouth.
6th September 2016
Finally acomplished! a pencil drawing of a Network Warrington Optare Versa Electric Hybrid reg: YJ6 2FJO fleet No: 101. depicted on a Centrelink shuttle for which this bus was dedicated to prior withdrawal of the route. Please see other pencil drawings within the Bus Art section.
16th September 2016
Recently delivered to Halton Transport are ADL Enviro 200's (ex Whitelaws) one of which is fleet No: 64 reg: YX12 DHE seen operating on the Runcorn Busway heading towards its final destination of Warrington on the half hourly 62 service.
29th October 2016
Recently refurbished to relaunch the 500 Liverpool John Lennon Airport service are Wright Gemini2 Double Deck buses. Seen at Liverpool ONE bus station today is No: 4444 Reg: MX61 AYC heading for the Aiport.