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17.09.2020 21:21:46
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Will do Crawley Luxury as separate Carrier during tonight.
I found some oldies as well. It is time Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Berkhof Axial 50 № 978 VYD
24.06.2020 13:08:24
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Marked Shearings & National Holidays as closed and moved down the list to closed.
Will decide what's next, as soon as they are back on the roads
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Setra S416GT-HD № 228
24.06.2020 00:41:24
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Good question, I see a lot of operators already carry Leger branding with their own branding whilst doing contracts for Leger Holidays so it may be confusing? Maybe wait and see how Leger brand the ex shearings coaches or if they change it at all?
 
The present Shearings/National Holiday could be closed as of May 2020 (I still have more of both to upload but no problem adding to them)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Setra S416GT-HD № 228
23.06.2020 19:50:51
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"Leger Holidays has acquired the former Shearings brand, it has announced.
 
Shearings’ parent Specialist Leisure Group (SLG) ceased trading in May. SLG blamed the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic for a demise that also captured Caledonian Travel and National Holidays among other subsidiaries. Leger has not purchased those brands.
 
Leger Holidays Chief Executive Ian Henry says that the Rotherham-based company will operate Shearings as a stand-alone brand within its portfolio."
 

Any ideas guys, how we will sort them in the future? Maybe we tick Closed to this carrier, and create new Shearings & Leger?
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Setra S416GT-HD № 228
10.06.2020 18:55:44
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Все очень возможно.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 400 № 15250
10.06.2020 17:56:10
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Интересно, наберется ли к дню рождению сайта (насколько я знаю, 16 июня) 7000 фотографий? Well
 
Interesting, will there be 7000 photos by the birthday of the site (as far as I know, June 16)? Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 400 № 15250
04.06.2020 13:11:06
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Good news. National Express sent letters to all subcontractors, to prepare to start operations from 1st of July.
Slowly getting back to normal Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Caetano Levante II № BV17 GTY
02.06.2020 16:19:09
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Heyy, The 6500th photo already there Very we!
Ahead to 7000!
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 200 № 36222
15.05.2020 21:31:18
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6000 in less than a year. Well done guys. Congrats JohnM with another Jubilee shot!
Administration is thanking all Members of our Club.
From our side, some site improvements are not far away, for more smooth upload process.
Keep that way. Always happy to see all of your contributions!
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Optare Solo № 47093
15.05.2020 18:14:50
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That was a surprise to me, well done everyone :-)
 
Это было для меня сюрпризом, молодцы :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Optare Solo № 47093
15.05.2020 17:01:20
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My congratulations were arrived too.
Congrats for 6000th pic!
Hooray!
 
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Optare Solo № 47093
15.05.2020 12:43:06
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Congrats for 6000th picture! Huzzah!
 
Only forward!
 
Very we!
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Optare Solo № 47093
15.05.2020 12:30:07
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Вот и 6000 фотография, всех поздравляю! Well
 
Here is a 6000 photo, congratulations to all! Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Optare Solo № 47093
29.04.2020 22:53:55
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Might be true. But anyway looks like UK ones have different offset. Check depth of ventilation holes
better seen here: https://busphoto.club/view/3131/ comparing to that same https://busphoto.club/view/903/
Same with 415GT-HD.
UK version: https://busphoto.club/view/2827/ and Continental: https://busphoto.club/view/1389/
  
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Setra S416GT-HD № 228
29.04.2020 22:43:11
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I'm going to guess Andrejs, my idea is that the bolts are protected from damage against the kerb or they are hidden to stop injury to passengers or pedestrians walking by?
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Setra S416GT-HD № 228
29.04.2020 22:23:13
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Always wondered about British Setra rims.
They are totally different from continent, and even Irish have them as on continent.
Compare. If not hiding under the wheel caps, all UK Setras have as above, while all continental and Irish have these https://busphoto.club/view/903/
And this is not because decorative bolt rings fitted. look at the shape and ventilation holes.
Any ideas why?
  
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Setra S416GT-HD № 228
27.04.2020 17:31:05
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5500 already Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Crusader № 48269
25.04.2020 19:30:12
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Was overtaking one of these yesterday on A12 ,not far from Felixstowe roundabout towards London. Was on dealer plates.
Might be new arrival. As far as I know, they assemble them all in Egypt and F-stowe is cargo port.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, MCV EvoSeti № MV38220
21.04.2020 21:30:25
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Цитата (FCox143, 21.04.2020 16:20):
>Is there a plan to make 'Pulsar 2' a distinct model
Model added. Thanks for noticing.
 
Цитата (John M., 21.04.2020 17:47):
>here is an option for 'Wright Pulsar Gemini' in the menu
Wright Pulsar Gemini is the first gen (4 round lights) double decker on DAF/VDL chassis.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Pulsar 2 № 2963
21.04.2020 20:47:49
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Could be my fault Finlay, there is an option for 'Wright Pulsar Gemini' in the menu, perhaps I'm selecting the wrong one?
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Pulsar 2 № 2963
21.04.2020 19:20:55
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Lovely shot Well
 
Is there a plan to make 'Pulsar 2' a distinct model as has been done with the Eclipse generations?
Thanks. Info updated!
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United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Pulsar 2 № 2963
15.04.2020 18:54:50
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All might be, as even on this photo in 2014 it looks very tired.
According to Irish transport enthusiast FB group, this was last observed mid 2017 with Fairbrothers, and no news since then. In the same time, it could be easily exported somewhere to Ukraine and used as caffe.  I would say - Brown is good so far, as we have no clue at all
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Alexander RH № F9
15.04.2020 12:29:45
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This bus has been untaxed since March 2018, and it's last MOT expired in February 2019.
I think it's very likely withdrawn Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Alexander RH № F9
13.04.2020 16:55:02
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Oops sorry, my fault ;-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton President № Y208 NLK
13.04.2020 14:11:53
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Fixed. Thanks for noticing ;)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton President № Y208 NLK
13.04.2020 13:48:56
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This photo is a duplicate of https://busphoto.club/view/4880/ Well
Thanks. Info updated!
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United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton President № Y208 NLK
10.04.2020 19:33:10
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Oh. Ian Smith's records confused me a bit. Fixed Well
10.04.2020 15:13:08
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Operational in 2018 Andrejs ;-)
08.04.2020 23:52:07
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Thanks for catching this.
Another "southern" maker with plans to offer 70 and 74 seaters for UK market, with 3+2 seat scheme. At least this one have 57. Don't like this new trend to be honest.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, MOBIpeople Explorer № AB65 MTB
08.04.2020 23:45:06
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MOBIpeople maker added to the model list
United Kingdom United Kingdom, MOBIpeople Explorer № AB65 MTB
06.04.2020 20:14:59
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Цитата (admin, 06.04.2020 19:11):
>5000 photos in less than a year!
 
A little over a month from 4000.
Only for this year we collect 3000, 4000 and 5000 photos now.
Congratulations John M!
Congratulations everyone!
Congratulations site!
Well
Чуть больше месяца от 4000.
Только за этот год мы собрали 3000-ую, 4000-ую и теперь, 5000-ую фотографию.
Поздравляю John M!
Поздравляю каждого!
Поздравляю сайт!
Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Eclipse Gemini № 37285
06.04.2020 19:37:30
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My congratulation to you, comrad!
Make busspotting great again!
Very we!
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Eclipse Gemini № 37285
06.04.2020 19:11:14
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5000 photos in less than a year!
Well done guys!
Congrats John M and thanking all of our Photo Club Members for saving photos and submitting details for history!
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Wright Eclipse Gemini № 37285
03.04.2020 01:24:30
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Ha ha Well Guess once, what was the first thing I saw on this picture as a Saaber?
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton Pointer № 43809
30.03.2020 00:44:04
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Цитата (John M., 29.03.2020 21:07):
>BBC Caerddyd is Bath Bus Company Cardiff
 
Cheers John. That explains a lot.
In this case, I think, we just continue to keep them in Bath Bus Company, as it is still the same Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Ayats Bravo № 376
30.03.2020 00:07:50
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EU05 VBN was also new to Bath Bus Company. EU05 VBO see above windscreen where destination blind normally is BBC Caerddyd is Bath Bus Company Cardiff but I'm sure it's owned by Bath Bus Company, is that any help?
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Ayats Bravo № 376
29.03.2020 23:59:36
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Can you guys please give a bit more info about Cardiff Navigatours?
Is it part of the Bath Bus Company as a brand, or is absolutely separate?
Confuses me a bit, as all sources showing lots of "hard" transfer in 01.2016, so, wondering, how correct it is this list then: https://busphoto.club/index.php?a=ps&v=list&did=280&mid=39
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Ayats Bravo № 376
19.03.2020 11:41:06
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Exactly the same here. The only thing I've found, that it still appeared in Suzy Scott lists in August 2019 as HSK in Park's, but in September update it is not found there anymore.
Since then, as fallen to the black hole Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton Elite № HSK 658
19.03.2020 11:34:06
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Can't find anything yet Andrejs ;-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton Elite № HSK 658
19.03.2020 01:57:39
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Any ideas with whom it is now and what number does it carry?
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Plaxton Elite № HSK 658
19.03.2020 01:24:38
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Thank you Arnoldas :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 200 № MX59 AVY
18.03.2020 23:51:08
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This color suits this bus so well! Nice catch! ;)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 200 № MX59 AVY
16.03.2020 22:42:51
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Yes, this one certainly has travelled. Hope it is preserved when it finishes it's working life :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, MCW Metrobus № XMB779
16.03.2020 22:26:38
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What a traveller!
It is now in Japan at the very end: https://twitter.com/fresa_livebus/status/981056544526630913/photo/1
Still no details of Australian time, but it was there before entering UK.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, MCW Metrobus № XMB779
16.03.2020 21:33:13
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Seen it in their interchange base in Port Swiecko, Poland, where all passengers change yheir coaches from Warsaw to the final destinations. Was loading to Paris. This is very well packed. Large seats with head support, and normal Irizar legroom. And only me on the longest journey to UK, got standard trim Setra S517 with no extras Well))
Poland Poland, Irizar i6 № 282
09.03.2020 19:34:29
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Really like their livery.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Irizar i6 № 128
17.02.2020 15:29:32
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Indeed, a strange looking vehicle, I think Wheadon's have a few more but this is the only one I saw :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Vehixel Scolabus № CN06 JWM
17.02.2020 14:15:47
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Irish ones are nearly all scrapped or withdrawn.
Nice to see that somewhere these "boxes" are kept in good shape
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Vehixel Scolabus № CN06 JWM
07.02.2020 15:14:13
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Цитата (John M., 05.02.2020 23:25):
>to confuse thing even more? :-)
Confusing indeed ;) Removed note about 4 JXX. Will investigate further. So far, looks like Shaw is another pro level in messing personalized plates.
Same as Park's of Hamilton with their LSK; HSK transfers twice in a month Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Jonckheere SHV № PO12 JNJ
06.02.2020 04:31:59
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I don't think 4 JXX was ever on PO12 JNJ. As far as I can tell 4 JXX went first onto PN08 LAO, then onto PO12 JNF, and finally onto PE13 HCJ (ther silver tri-axle). Can't work out the dates of transfer though. I've seen 4 JXX on the tri-axle, will upload soon Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Jonckheere SHV № PO12 JNJ
06.02.2020 02:25:50
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I'm not sure this one (PO12 JNJ) carried the 4 JXX plate, if it did it was only briefly. I have seen photos of another Travellers Choice (Shaw) Jonck' twin axle which also carried the 4 JXX plate around 2014/15 original registration PN08 LAO just to confuse thing even more? :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Jonckheere SHV № PO12 JNJ
06.02.2020 01:21:40
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Could it be that 4 JXX plate was on it from new to around 2015?
My observations shows that plate was transferred to PE13 HCJ silver tri-axle Jonckheere around that time, owned by John Shaw as well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Jonckheere SHV № PO12 JNJ
05.02.2020 23:39:49
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Like it :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Jonckheere SHV № PO12 JNJ
05.02.2020 23:09:21
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Caught this on the M11 in Cambridgeshire back in 2015 too:

 
Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Jonckheere SHV № PO12 JNJ
05.02.2020 01:54:24
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That will be good to see photos of :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Caetano Levante II № BX16 CJY
05.02.2020 01:48:46
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National Express has won a contract to run Dublin Airport to Dublin City Center service in Ireland. Will be operated by Bernard Kavanagh & Sons.
Hopefully, Marqoos_pl will catch them soon, as they plan to start in a couple of months.
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Caetano Levante II № BX16 CJY
08.01.2020 19:36:17
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Yes. Tried all of "first aid" options. Unfortunately, no reaction.
Will monitor ebay and local store for replacement body, but until then, I still have lots of old, never published pictures to upload Well Sure will share them Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 400 № 4619
08.01.2020 19:32:31
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Not good news Andrejs, did you try removing the battery and switch back on? Also some cameras have a shutter lock in the programs for sensor cleaning, did you select this by accident? Hope you get sorted soon, we need more photos :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 400 № 4619
08.01.2020 19:18:48
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Well. New year started with bad luck for me.
During today's spotting at Colchester, camera shutter said bye bye and freeze in open position.
As replacement costs half of the camera price and it is definitely not in my current financial plans, I am out of photography for a moment.
So, no chance for me to catch you John. But I will try to reach you in the spring as soon as back on the track Well
 
Keep posting everyone. Really enjoy all of your photos Well
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 400 № 4619
05.01.2020 01:34:13
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Thank you Spector. I will help you and maybe I will have 3,000 of my photos added also :-)
 
спасибо спектор Я помогу вам, и, возможно, мне будут добавлены 3000 моих фотографий :-)
United Kingdom United Kingdom, Enviro 400 № 33716
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