Yorkshire Bus Operations

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(09 Jan 2014, 9:47 pm)tyresmoke Wrote: £7.70 Train & Bus
£5.40 Bus only
£6.80 Train only

You can also get a Family Dayrover for £11.40 which can be used by 2 adults and no need to have children, making it around £5.70 each! Bargain for the area you can use them in! One of the plus points of having a PTE in charge.

So I'm guessing a child one will be around £5 Train and Bus?
(09 Jan 2014, 9:58 pm)Tom Wrote: So I'm guessing a child one will be around £5 Train and Bus?

There isn't a child train & bus one, but there is a bus only one for £2.70... You'd need a Metro YP Photocard though...

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(09 Jan 2014, 10:08 pm)tyresmoke Wrote: There isn't a child train & bus one, but there is a bus only one for £2.70... You'd need a Metro YP Photocard though...

Ah right, I don't have one of those, cheers anyway.
On the First York subject, B7TL 37045 (YJ06 XLV) and B7RLE 67754-63 (YJ05 KNV/W/X/Y/Z/VVA/B/C/D/E) are currently transferring from Halifax to York. These are to replace B7TL/ALX400 30954-65 (YJ51 RDO/CU/V/X/Z/O/DU/V/X/Y/AU/X) to Manchester ready for the Finglands takeover.

York are also due to take Wright Gemini 2 HEV 39001-5 (LK58 ECV/W/X/Y/Z) which remain with First after the sale of their London operation. They are currently back at Wrightbus in the process of being converted to single door as well as meeting DDA requirements in single door format.
http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/media/25641...ouncil.pdf

North Yorkshire County Council have agreed that cuts to bus services should go ahead as planned, to save £2.2m out of their £5.6m budget.

It will see major reductions across the whole area - although talks are ongoing with operators to try and provide as much as possible commercially, which I am sure parts of the network can be. Eddie Brown's Ripon City services for example maybe commercially viable.

I think a lot more could be done to promote the more rural services if they could all link up. Dales & District's Explorer ticket for example could be expanded into an all operator ticket valid across North Yorkshire. The operators themselves could set up (via the council, obviously) some linking ticket options like onto the 36 for example?!

In other news, TM Travel in Sheffield are about to take delivery of 3 new Optare Versa's for service 30 Sheffield-Crystal Peaks.

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(24 Jan 2014, 4:32 pm)tyresmoke Wrote: http://www.northyorks.gov.uk/media/25641...ouncil.pdf

North Yorkshire County Council have agreed that cuts to bus services should go ahead as planned, to save £2.2m out of their £5.6m budget.

It will see major reductions across the whole area - although talks are ongoing with operators to try and provide as much as possible commercially, which I am sure parts of the network can be. Eddie Brown's Ripon City services for example maybe commercially viable.

I think a lot more could be done to promote the more rural services if they could all link up. Dales & District's Explorer ticket for example could be expanded into an all operator ticket valid across North Yorkshire. The operators themselves could set up (via the council, obviously) some linking ticket options like onto the 36 for example?!

In other news, TM Travel in Sheffield are about to take delivery of 3 new Optare Versa's for service 30 Sheffield-Crystal Peaks.

Trying not to get too political here, but if a company can run a service without subsidy once cuts take place, why cant they run it commercially prior to the cuts?
It really does my head in.

Either way, hopefully solutions can be found going forward for passengers across Yorkshire.
'Illegitimis non carborundum'
Found this for sale on eBay..
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/LEYLAND-TIGER-...es_Coaches&hash=item27de80ff1e
Ex Arriva North West Marshall Capital's

7651 V651 DVU
7652 V652 DVU

Are being prepared to move to Yorkshire Tiger.
Should be nice seeing them in the local area shortly, will get pictures and maybe a ride on the pair of them.
Arriva Yorkshire have recently launched 4 new Optare Solo SR's into service in York on tendered services 24/26/27 following the loan of 4 plain white vehicles since they won the tender back in September 2013.

3050 YD63VDF
3051 YD63VDG
3052 YD63VDJ
3053 YD63VDK

They are 32 seaters, 8.9m length

Transdev York also have new electric Optare Solo YD63VDA for use on York University shuttle service UB1


TM Travel have also taken delivery of 3 new Optare Versa's for commercial service 30 between Sheffield and Crystal Peaks via Handsworth & Beighton

833 YD63VDT
834 YD63VDV
835 YD63VDX

They are 36 seaters and mark the first brand new vehicles received since Wellglade group bought TM Travel


TLC Travel have also been taking delivery of some new Optare Solo SR's for use on Todmorden local services which they've won on tender from WY Metro which started on 26th January.

90814 YD63VEA
90815 YD63VEB
90816 YD63VEF
90817 YD63VEH
90818 YD63VEK
90819 YD63VEL
Also fairly new here is older Solo YJ62FPT, numbered 90479.

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First York is now under First South Yorkshire control
Good article on Yorkshire Tiger in this weeks RouteOne magazine.
http://www.route-one.net/issues/529/pubD...x.htm#/31/
Explains all about the Arriva transfer and how they've started from almost nothing and gone "back to basics" with the new brand.

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The newer Low Floor stock from Finglands have now been renumbered into East Yorkshire's fleet as followed:

MPD
1601 (YY52 KXK) 492
1602 (YY52 KXL) 493
Note: These regain their original East Yorkshire fleetnumbers

ADL E300
1701 (YX56 DJZ) 271
1702 (YX56 DZK) 272
1703 (YX56 DZL) 273
1704 (YX56 DZM) 274
1705 (YX56 DZO) 275

Trident
1759 (X585 XKH) 638
1760 (X584 XKH) 639
1763 (X763 ABU) 640
1764 (X764 ABU) 641
Note: 638/9 are ALX400, 640/1 are President

B7TL/President
1761 (X761 ABU) 581
1762 (X762 ABU) 582
1765 (MF51 LZW) 583
1766 (MF51 LZX) 584
1767 (MF51 MBV) 585
1768 (MF51 MBX) 586
1796 (YX51 AYC) 587
1797 (YX51 AYD) 588
1798 (YX51 AYE) 589
1799 (YX51 AYF) 590
1800 (YX51 AYG) 591
1801 (YX51 AYH) 592
1802 (PJ02 RAU) 593
1803 (PJ02 RAX) 594
1804 (PJ02 RBF) 595
1805 (PJ02 RBV) 596

B9TL/Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini
1792 (YX08 FWE) 786
1793 (YX08 FWF) 787
1794 (YX08 FWG) 788
1795 (YX08 FWH) 789

Olympian
1781 (R780 SOY) Disposal
1782 (R781 SOY) Disposal

B10BLEs 1706-9 (W414-W417 JAT) are not returning to the East Yorkshire fleet, instead they are to be repainted White/Green and transfer to the Whittle fleet as their 173-6. Plus, not mention yet of the 3rd MPD 1603 (YY52 KXM) - previously East Yorkshire 494.
(17 Mar 2014, 9:01 pm)Kuyoyo Wrote: The newer Low Floor stock from Finglands have now been renumbered into East Yorkshire's fleet as followed:

MPD
1601 (YY52 KXK) 492
1602 (YY52 KXL) 493
Note: These regain their original East Yorkshire fleetnumbers

ADL E300
1701 (YX56 DJZ) 271
1702 (YX56 DZK) 272
1703 (YX56 DZL) 273
1704 (YX56 DZM) 274
1705 (YX56 DZO) 275

Trident
1759 (X585 XKH) 638
1760 (X584 XKH) 639
1763 (X763 ABU) 640
1764 (X764 ABU) 641
Note: 638/9 are ALX400, 640/1 are President

B7TL/President
1761 (X761 ABU) 581
1762 (X762 ABU) 582
1765 (MF51 LZW) 583
1766 (MF51 LZX) 584
1767 (MF51 MBV) 585
1768 (MF51 MBX) 586
1796 (YX51 AYC) 587
1797 (YX51 AYD) 588
1798 (YX51 AYE) 589
1799 (YX51 AYF) 590
1800 (YX51 AYG) 591
1801 (YX51 AYH) 592
1802 (PJ02 RAU) 593
1803 (PJ02 RAX) 594
1804 (PJ02 RBF) 595
1805 (PJ02 RBV) 596

B9TL/Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini
1792 (YX08 FWE) 786
1793 (YX08 FWF) 787
1794 (YX08 FWG) 788
1795 (YX08 FWH) 789

Olympian
1781 (R780 SOY) Disposal
1782 (R781 SOY) Disposal

B10BLEs 1706-9 (W414-W417 JAT) are not returning to the East Yorkshire fleet, instead they are to be repainted White/Green and transfer to the Whittle fleet as their 173-6. Plus, not mention yet of the 3rd MPD 1603 (YY52 KXM) - previously East Yorkshire 494.

1603 is accident damaged at Oldham depot
(17 Mar 2014, 9:01 pm)Kuyoyo Wrote: The newer Low Floor stock from Finglands have now been renumbered into East Yorkshire's fleet as followed:

MPD
1601 (YY52 KXK) 492
1602 (YY52 KXL) 493
Note: These regain their original East Yorkshire fleetnumbers

ADL E300
1701 (YX56 DJZ) 271
1702 (YX56 DZK) 272
1703 (YX56 DZL) 273
1704 (YX56 DZM) 274
1705 (YX56 DZO) 275

Trident
1759 (X585 XKH) 638
1760 (X584 XKH) 639
1763 (X763 ABU) 640
1764 (X764 ABU) 641
Note: 638/9 are ALX400, 640/1 are President

B7TL/President
1761 (X761 ABU) 581
1762 (X762 ABU) 582
1765 (MF51 LZW) 583
1766 (MF51 LZX) 584
1767 (MF51 MBV) 585
1768 (MF51 MBX) 586
1796 (YX51 AYC) 587
1797 (YX51 AYD) 588
1798 (YX51 AYE) 589
1799 (YX51 AYF) 590
1800 (YX51 AYG) 591
1801 (YX51 AYH) 592
1802 (PJ02 RAU) 593
1803 (PJ02 RAX) 594
1804 (PJ02 RBF) 595
1805 (PJ02 RBV) 596

B9TL/Wrightbus Eclipse Gemini
1792 (YX08 FWE) 786
1793 (YX08 FWF) 787
1794 (YX08 FWG) 788
1795 (YX08 FWH) 789

Olympian
1781 (R780 SOY) Disposal
1782 (R781 SOY) Disposal

B10BLEs 1706-9 (W414-W417 JAT) are not returning to the East Yorkshire fleet, instead they are to be repainted White/Green and transfer to the Whittle fleet as their 173-6. Plus, not mention yet of the 3rd MPD 1603 (YY52 KXM) - previously East Yorkshire 494.

1603 (494) has been written off. 1706 has entered the paint shop for repaint into Whittles livery.
New arrivals with York Pullman are ex-Transdev Blackburn B10BLE V206/7 EBV. These are to replace 2 of the ex-Ulsterbus Leyland Tigers on schools and the Summer Dalesbus runs (Dalesbus has to be operated by DDA-compliant vehicles from this year).
Yorkshire Tiger have launched their new uniform. Looks quite smart!
https://mobile.twitter.com/tigerbuses/media/grid?idx=0&tid=447045411334017026
Another step forward for the new brand.

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The new vehicles destined for First's Yorkshire Operations are as followed:

West Yorkshire
33873-33890 Enviro 400s - Leeds Bramley
47493-47500 Wright Streetlites - Huddersfield
49901-49912 Optare Versa EV - York
63146-63156 Wright Streetlite Max - unknown location

The Streetlite Maxes are already in the process of being deliveried. The E400s will be first used in Glasgow on Commonwealth Games work.

South Yorkshire
63119-63145 Wright Streetlite Max - Sheffield Olive Grove
7 Wright Streetlite Mirco-Hybrids - Sheffield Olive Grove
15 Enviro 400s - Sheffield Olive Grove

Again, the Streetlite Maxes are already being delivered - they will be used on the 20/20A and 22. The E400s are again to be usedon Commonwealth Games work in Glasgow before moving to Sheffield for use alongside Stagecoach's E400Hs on the 120.
(25 Mar 2014, 4:52 pm)Kuyoyo Wrote: The new vehicles destined for First's Yorkshire Operations are as followed:

West Yorkshire
33873-33890 Enviro 400s - Leeds Bramley
47493-47500 Wright Streetlites - Huddersfield
49901-49912 Optare Versa EV - York
63146-63156 Wright Streetlite Max - unknown location

The Streetlite Maxes are already in the process of being deliveried. The E400s will be first used in Glasgow on Commonwealth Games work.

South Yorkshire
63119-63145 Wright Streetlite Max - Sheffield Olive Grove
7 Wright Streetlite Mirco-Hybrids - Sheffield Olive Grove
15 Enviro 400s - Sheffield Olive Grove

Again, the Streetlite Maxes are already being delivered - they will be used on the 20/20A and 22. The E400s are again to be usedon Commonwealth Games work in Glasgow before moving to Sheffield for use alongside Stagecoach's E400Hs on the 120.
Have you any idea what they are to replace?
Yorkshire Tiger now have ex Arriva North West Marshall Darts 7651\2 V651\2DVU