Kidlington Assisted Transport CIC YU05SXX, Bridge Street, Banbury, 13th February 2019
I had a few minutes photography time in Banbury on 13th February. First shot was of Kidlington Assisted Transport's Mercedes Benz 413CDi YU05SXX on Bridge Street, probably working route B1.
Stagecoach 34471 (KV53NHF), Bridge Street, Banbury, 13th February 2019
About to pass the Kidlington Mercedes is Stagecoach Transbus Dart 34471 (KV53NHF), 13th February 2019.
Stagecoach 36765 (OU62BLV), Bridge Street, Banbury, 13th February 2019
Stagecoach Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 36765 (OU62BLV) on Bridge Street in Banbury whilst working a local service on 13th February 2019.
Stagecoach 36766 (OU62BNF), Bridge Street, Banbury, 13th February 2019
Seen turning from Mill Lane onto Bridge Street in Banbury on 13th February was Stagecoach ALexander Dennis Enviro 200 36766 (OU62BNF).
Kidlington Assisted Transport CIC SN55HCH, Banbury, 13th February 2019
Another Kidlington Assisted Transport minibus working a local service in Banbury on 13th February was Volkswagen SN55HCH.
Another shot of Stagecoach Transbus Dart 34471 (KV53NHF), this time as it waits fro departure time on Bridge Street.
Stagecoach 36765 (OU62BHV), Bridge Street, Banbury, 13th February 2019
Last photo taken in Banbury was of another Stagecoach Alexander Dennis Enviro200, 36765 (OU62BHV).
Parkers OE16WJA, Wetherby Services, 13th February 2019
A stop-off at Wetherby Services on the afternoon of 13th February gave me the chance to photograph this Auwaerter Neoplan N2216, OE16WJA in the fleet of Parkers of Annfield Plain. It was a pity that the low winter sun was in a disadvantageous position for this shot, but that wasn't going to stop me!
Stanley Coaches T2STX, Wetherby Services, 13th February 2019
THe angle was much better for this shot of Stan;ey Coaches Plaxton bodied Mercedes Benz 0816D T2STX, also seen at Wetherby Services on 13th February.
Ulsterbus 116 (HEZ9116), Beamish Museum, 12th April 2019
Ulsterbus Plaxton bodied Volvo B12M 116 (HEZ9116) parked outside Beamish Museum on the morning of 12th April.
Wints SG52VFO, Caverswall Road Station, 28th April 2019
Wints Plaxton bodied Mercedes Benz 0814D SF52VFO in the car park at Caverswall ROad Station on the Foxfield Railway, 28th April 2019
Red Bus Days CB06ANT, Bolton Abbey Station Yard, 26th June 2019
During a visit to the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway on 26th June several vehicles belonging to Red Bus Days were photographed in Bolton Abbey Station yard. First of these was Auwaerter Neoplan N316SHD CB06ANT.
Red Bus Days N324NHG and N594BRH, Bolton Abbey Station Yard, 26th June 2019
Two Volvo Olympians were seen at Bolton Abbey Station with contrasting Alexander bodywork. N324NHG has Alexander (Belfast) bodywork and was originally Dublin Bus RA264, N594BRH was East Yorkshire 594 and has an Alexander Royale body.
Red Bus Days N594BRH and N324NHG, Bolton Abbey Station Yard, 26th June 2019
Another view of the two Olympians, this time with N594BRH to the fore.
Red Bus Days LJV273, Bolton Abbey Station Yard, 26th June 2019
Definitely a non-runner seen on 26th June was Red Bus Days LJV273, a Kassbohrer Setra S315GT-HD.
Red Bus Days YX03BXN, Bolton Abbey Station Yard, 26th June 2019
Red Bus Days Iveco YX03BXN in the station yard at Bolton Abbey Station on 26th June 2019.
Bibby's of Ingleton BIB8443, A59, 26th June 2019
Seen travelling at speed along the A59 near Bolton Abbey on 26th June was Bibby's of Ingleton Van Hool bodied DAF SB3000 BIB8443. This was a rather snatched shot as I had my camera ready to photograph a slow moving train on the Embsay & Bolton Abbey Railway and did not have time to change all the settings when this coach appeared over the brow of the hill.
Bibbys of Ingleton R98GNW, Embsay Station, 26th June 2019
Another Bibby's Van Hool bodied DAF SB3000 was seen at Embsay Station, this one being R989GNW.
Bennetts MX56NLR, Towers Lawn, Market Drayton, 26th July 2019
Bennetts Optare Solo MX56NLR seen on Towers Lawn on 30th July whilst working the MArket Drayton Town Service.
Arriva Midlands North 3696 (YJ12PLV), Towers Lawn, Market Drayton, 26th July 2019
A ridiculously snatched shot of Arriva Midlands North 3696 (YJ12PLV) on Towers Lawn, Market Drayton, working to Hanley on route 164, 30th July 2019.
Bennetts X418BBD, Market Drayton Bus Station, 26th July 2019
Parked on the far side of the Bus Station in Market Drayton on 26th July 2019 was Bennetts Optare Solo X4181BBD.
Arriva Midlands North 3691 (FJ13BJE), Market Drayton, 26th July 2019
Arriva Midlands North Optare Versa 3691 (FJ13BJE) leaving Market Drayton Bus Station for Shrewsbury on 30th July 2019.
Arriva Midlands North 3697 (YJ12PLU), Market Drayton, 26th July 2019
And a third Arriva MIdlands North Optare Versa seen on 30th July was 3697 (YJ12PLU), seen turning from the Bus Station on a route 164 working to Hanley.
Crosville KFM893, Cheltenham Race Course Station, 27th July 2019
Crosville ECW bodied Bristol L5G KFM893 was providing the bus shuttle to Cheltenham Race Course Station for the Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway on 27th July. It is seen here awaiting departure on the final trip of the day back to Cheltenham Spa Station.
Another view of Crosville KFM893 at CHeltenham Race Course Station on 27th July 2019.
Stagecoach 15934 (YN63BYL), Wantage, 30th July 2019
A stopover in Wantage on 30th July included in very little bus watching due to heavy rain. A few shots were taken, including this one of Stagecoach Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 bodied Scania N230UD 15934 (YN63BYL)
Stagecoach 10781 (SN66VZC), Wantage, 30th July 2019
Another Stagecoach bus seen in Wantage was 10781 (SN66VZC), an Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 MMC
THames Travel 213 (BF10OXF), Wantage, 30th July 2019
Thames Travel Scania N230UD/Alexander Dennis Enviro 400 213 (BF10OXF) leaving Wantage on 30th July 2019.
TM Travel 1179 (SA52DVV), Baslow, 22nd September 2019
I followed this bus from Owler Bar to Baslow on the morning of Sunday 22nd September, getting ahead of it when it pulled in at Baslow. Just outside Baslow I pulled over and only just had time to grab my camera and cross the road for this shot. It is TM Travel 1179 (SA52DVV), an east Lancs bodied Volvo B7L.
Golden Green Travel, 22nd September 2019
On the morning of 22nd September I happened upon the depot of Golden Green Travel outside Longnor. Three photos were taken from the road, all vehicles being Mercedes Benz. First shows Unvi bodied 1527L DL15GGG, Tourismo DH65GGG, Sitcar bodied 0816D YJ08NSE and Sitcar bodied 0815D YJ07DVM.
Golden Green Travel, Longnor, 22nd September 2019
Second shot shows Sitcar bodied 0815D YJ07DVM (again), Unvi bodied 0816D YN09BYF, Sitcar bodied 0815D YJ54EXD, Tourismos MB67MER and JW63GGG and hiding in the corner, 614D YN51AJO.
Another shot of Mercedes Benz Tourismos MB67MER and JW63GGG and a better view of the rather weary looking YN51AJO.
Phil Anslow YJ60LTZ, Abergavenny Bus Station, 26th September 2019
A brief stop-off in Abergavenny on 26th September yielded a few photos, almost all in the Bus Station. First of these was of Phil Anslow Optare Solo YJ60LTZ and a giant ice cream cone!
T558UHH, Abergavenny Bus Station, 26th September 2019
Brain fade time! A rubbish photo of T558UHH awkwardly parked for photography, not that I let that stop me, and I forgot to check the legals on the other side, so I have no idea who owns it.
James Travel YK05DKV, Abergavenny Bus Station, 26th September 2019
James Travel Autobus Classique bodied Mercedes Benz 0814D parked in Abergavenny Bus Station on 26th September 2019
Stagecoach 47636 (CN58BYF), Abergavenny Bus Station, 26th September 2019
Stagecoach Optare Solo 47636 (CN58BYF) leaving Abergavenny Bus Station on a local service on 26th September 2019.
Stagecoach 47628 (YE08EZG), Monmoouth Road, Abergavenny, 26th September 2019
Stagecoach Optare Solo 47628 (YE08EZG) on Monmouth Road and approaching the Bus Station in Abergavenny on 26th September.
Stagecoach 47628 (YE08EZG), Abergavenny Bus Station, 26th September 2019
Another photo of Stagecoach 47628 (YE08EZG), this time in Abergavenny Bus Station on 26th September 2019.