This operater will start a Magic Bus operation in Rotherham from the end of April using Dennis Dart vehicles 33083 (P979LNB)/33232/3/6/7 (S132/3XHE/S136WKY/T137JKY). Route 22M in direct compertition with First South Yorkshire will operate between Rotherham & Wath every 20 Minutes. 33083 & 33232 are the first vehicles that have been painted into the Magic bus livery as well as cleaned up inside and look very good indeed. M.A.N 18.240 HOCL-NR Alexander ALX300 22446 (YN07KSO) & Enviro 300s 22535/42 (YN57MXB/J) have been repainted into Beachball 22446 loosing its Townlines 11 brandings. Dennis Mini Dart Alexander ALX200 34082/6 (S482/6BWC) are in use at Holbrook & Barnsley depots respectivly.
Tate's Travel/ South Yorkshire Rider:
|Soon to be withdrawn Volvo B6LE |
1454 P454LWE in Rotherham
|One of the 43 New VDL DB300 Wright|
Geminis for Arriva Yorkshire
VDL DB300 Wright Gemini 2 1548 (YK12AWR) has finally arrived and enterd service. This vehicle should have been 61 registared however it was deliverd late and after 1st March 2012 thus gained a 12 plate. This bus follows on from 42 other vehicles to the same spec (The first 15 having leather seating for Route 110 (Leeds-Wakefield-Hall Green).
BL Travel, South Elmsall:
Wright Pulsar 2 Demonstator YJ59AZA has returned to this operater for a second time and is in allover white livery and has been used on Route 223 (South Elmsall-Hemsworth-Wakefield).
Abbeyways Coaches, Halifax:
This Operation has ceased trading
Ross Travel, Featherstone
Two new ADL Enviro 200 Darts have been noted with this company, These are YX61DRZ & SN12AVM. Both are in use on service 125 (Pontefract-Wakefield) I understand SN12AVM is numberd 3.
Centrebus West Yorkshire (Huddersfield, Halifax & Leeds):
|Huddersfield Bus 652, The other MCV |
eVolution M.A.N 14.220 in the fleet
E. Stotts & Sons, Milnsbridge:
This operator has recently receved two brand new Volvo B9R Plaxton Elite Coaches. One of these i noted on the M1 on Thursday of last week. These are YN12BVD & YN12BVE. Both coaches were used at a press event at the Galpharm Stadium, Huddersfield which RouteOne attended.