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Stagecoach fares in Cumbria increase on 8th April 2017. The North West Explorer increases to £11 for adults and £8 for a child.

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Notable changes in SC C&NL see all 60 and 76 Solos, plus Rainbow 47958/9/60 and corporate liveried 48001/2 transfering to Dunfermline. Arriving in their place are 36195/35196/36198/36199 from East Scotland, 34688 from East Midlands and 34579 from Merseyside. These join recently transferred 34562/65/67 from North East - also set to join the fleet from North East are 35190/1. 47774 also arriving from Manchester.

Reays Solo SR Hybrids have departed the fleet, going to New Adventure Travel. Elite CX59OVA (KFJ807) came in exchange -  team coach specification for filling in gaps left from the departure of VanHools YJ11AOA/AOD. New in at Reays are Plaxton Cheetah YN58NBY and VanHool TX15 Alicrons YJ17 CWO/CWP/CWR. Ex-Maynes TX15 Alicrons SW13VDF/VEA have also arrived too. Bluebird Orion YX12CHH also been withdrawn.

Former Hunter's L948CRU is now with Workington Transport Heritage Trust.
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Stagecoach Carlisle are having an open day on the 27th between 10-4 at their Willowholme Depot.


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(03/05/2017, 14:24)TEN 6083 Wrote: Stagecoach Carlisle are having an open day on the 27th between 10-4 at their Willowholme Depot.


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Over 40 buses attending now. Quite a good mix of preserved vehicles from the North coming, a couple NE, plus SC vehicles from other regions as usual. ANE and SCNE in attendance too.
One of the star's, Stagecoach Heritage fleet sending FES831W - the first bus to be purchased by Stagecoach.
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First day of the 830 today with Wright Streetlite 32303 (SK16 GXR) being allocated by PrestonBus:

[Image: https://c1.staticflickr.com/5/4190/34511...770cc8.jpg]Preston Bus 32303 / SK16 GXR comes to the North East. by Guy Park-Royal, on Flickr
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(07/05/2017, 20:22)S813 FVK Wrote: First day of the 830 today with Wright Streetlite 32303 (SK16 GXR) being allocated by PrestonBus:

[/url][url=https://flic.kr/p/UzDB4z]Preston Bus 32303 / SK16 GXR comes to the North East. by Guy Park-Royal, on Flickr

Don't forget the 859 which it's on in this photo Wink
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(03/05/2017, 14:24)TEN 6083 Wrote: Stagecoach Carlisle are having an open day on the 27th between 10-4 at their Willowholme Depot.


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And surprise, surprise, there are no trains on WCML north of Preston that weekend! And I ain't paying £60 for 7+ hours travelling and just 2hrs 40 ish at the destination.
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There will be a few more months of the London Tridents on the 599 for anyone after them this summer... Wrights have put the Gemini 3s back till August disappointingly.
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If anyone is attending Stagecoach Carlisle Open Day, here is the information about it including timetables for Buses.


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(Yesterday, 22:40)RBZ 5459 Wrote: Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire Open Day 2017

Below I attach the final confirmation details and arrangements for the Stagecoach Cumbria & North Lancashire Open Day taking place on Saturday 27th May between 1000 and 1600 at Carlisle's Willowholme depot.

I have attached the shuttle timetable with the planned workings also.

Shuttle timetable is subject to change on the day but there will be notice of any changes, Carlisle also plan to operate various duplicated trips using the remaining Volvo B10Ms & Volvo Olympians and a couple of surprises too!

The following vehicles are expected on the day from private owners and independent companies:
- Duple Dominant bodied Volvo B58 FTV10L
- Duple Laser bodied Leyland Tiger A216BJR
- Duple Caribbean bodied Leyland Tiger PIJ5170 (B206AFV)
- Plaxton Derwent bodied Leyland Leopard RWU534R
- Alexander AY bodied Leyland Leopard TSJ64S
- Plaxton Supreme bodied AEC Reliace FYD864T
- Bova Futura bodied VDL YK16SSU
- Harrington Cavallier bodied Leyland Leopard PCK618 
- Alexander PS bodied Volvo B10M R899XVM
- MK2 Leyland National CEO720W
- MK1 Leyland National GRM353L
- MK1 Leyland National WHH556S REV01
- Alexander ALX300 bodied MAN 18.220 X805SRM
- Talbot Pullman E571MAC
- ECW bodied Leyland Atlantean TRN481V 
- Alexander bodied Leyland Atlantean EJR111W
- Alexander bodied Leyland Atlantean UVK290T
- Alexander bodied Leyland Atlantean GBB516K
- Alexander ALX400 bodied DAF DB250 X111HOW (X446FGP)
- Alexander bodied Leyland Olympian G186JHG
- MCW Metrobus UTN501Y
- Park Royal bodied Leyland PD2 CEO956
- Northern Counties bodied Scania H132GVM
- ECW bodied Bristol Lodekka 109DRM
- Alexander Belfast bodied Leyland Tiger TBZ8399
- Alexander Belfast bodied Leyland Tiger IXI1250

The following vehicles are expected on the day from Stagecoach companies:
- Duple Dominant bodied Volvo B58 FES831W Stagecoach Heritage
- Alexander Dennis Enviro 400MMC Stagecoach Manchester (330 branded)
- Alexander Dennis Enviro 200MMC Stagecoach in South Wales (Gold)
- Alexander Dennis Enviro 300 Stagecoach in Cumbria & North Lancashire (Gold)
- Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 MMC 10555 Stagecoach in Cumbria & North Lancashire (555)
- AEC Routemaster 12671 Stagecoach in Cumbria & North Lancashire (London Transport)
- Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Trident Open Top Stagecoach North East (Newcastle City Sightseeing)
- Van Hool Astromega Stagecoach West Scotland (Megabus Gold Slepper)
- East Lancs Esteem bodied Scania 28513 Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire

As well as the above there will be a display of three different types of Cross Pennine 685 buses (Stagecoach E300, Solo and Arriva North East Scania Omnicity). There will also be a display of the final Volvo B10M and Volvo Olympian buses, plus final open top Volvo Olympian 16534 which will be on static display.

As per previous years we will have a number of transport related stalls and also a Stagecoach stall selling various Stagecoach items including the famous Stagecoach teddy bears and canvas prints.

Open day plug... the Stagecoach site will be updated with the new timetable shortly.
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