#AYearOfBuses 59: Preston – Blackburn

Stagecoach MCSL

It’s a tale of two rivals today, as we take a look at Stagecoach Merseyside & South Lancashire’s interurban route connecting the city of Preston with Blackburn on #AYearOfBuses. The 59 is one of two main routes connecting the east Lancashire town of Blackburn with Preston, the other being Transdev’s Hotline 152. The 59 takes […]

Reviewed: NCT’s ‘big orange’!

Orange Line 36-branded 628 (YN14 MUW) pulls off the QMC roundabout with a short working for Beeston

It’s launch day for the new Scanias on Nottingham City Transport’s flagship route 36, so we’ve been to have a nosey at their new toys! As we reported back in January, NCT has taken delivery of 40 Alexander Dennis Enviro400-bodied Scania N230UDs for several of its Go2-branded routes across the city. Monday 3 March saw […]

Nottingham City Transport gets first Enviro400s

NCT Scania N230UD/Enviro400 604 (YP63 WFD). Image credit: BMB15 on Flickr.

Nottingham City Transport has begun rolling out its fleet of Enviro400-bodied Scania N230UDs, the first of their type for the company. As noted in transportdesigned‘s¬†interview with Marketing Manager Anthony Carver-Smith back in April 2013, these vehicles are something of a first for the UK, too – they’re officially the first full-height, Enviro400-bodied Scanias in Britain! […]

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