Wednesday, 18 June 2014

June 2014 - Fleet Update

At Poulton, work has progressed on the repainting of ex-Stagecoach Dart 617 (X617JCS) which will soon be joining the operational fleet. Meanwhile, 512 (X512UAT) has received panelling repairs ready for repainting.
Returning from overhaul work off-site are Volvo B6 611 (W611CWX) which now awaits a repaint whereas Volvo B7TL 139 (W139EON) has returned from work at Volvo in Liverpool to some electrical & brake components.
On the heritage side, the work programme to return to service and upgrade buses to Class VI standard continues. The programme involves Ribble buses 366, 1805 & 1997 and Lytham buses 34 (Leyland Lion) & PD2 no.70.
617 now taking shape in Catch22 fleet colours

After a long absence, Volvo 611 has returned from brake overhaul work at Optare aftersales in Manchester