Tuesday 25 June 2013

Around & About ~ Dursley

Cotswold Green's Mercedes-Benz 709D N966NAP
Our visit to the south west had to incorporate the small market town of Dursley which has family links on my wife's side

From the bus viewpoint the most prominent operator was independent Cotswold Green with three of their vehicles being logged. The first was Mercedes-Benz 709D N966NAP, new to East Kent in March 1996 as their 966. The second was Dennis Dart SLF/ / SCC Caetano W483OUF new to Applebys in July 2000. The remaining bus of the trio was Optare Solo M850 CN06BXG, new in
The sole First vehicle noted was Dart 46623 M523FBB
March 2006 to Bebb of Llantwit Fardre

The major fleet operators also had a presence with Stagecoach in Gloucester represented by two Alexander Dennis Tridents 18315 KX05TWN and 18387 MX55KSN - both new to the Greater Manchester area.

The sole First Somerset & Avon bus was 9 metre Dennis Dart/Plaxton Pointer 46623 M523FBB new to Bristol in July 1995

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