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« Reply #840 on: January 26, 2019, 08:15:50 pm »

I have heard reports of older buses working the MetroBust routes - can't be the M3 though. Could this be down to them spending time idling in traffic?

I have SEEN older buses working the m3 route, not an avid bus fan but those were what I think are Wright Streetdecks and on many occasions in the past couple of weeks there seems to be a shortage of SCANIAs for the Y1 and led to moans from passengers about taking our lovely new buses away.

I still get them muddled up! It CAN be the M3, can't be the M2, which needs the lower vehicles. So where have the Scanias gone?
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« Reply #841 on: January 26, 2019, 09:21:15 pm »

The undermentioned cut an pasted from a local news sheet, The Week In.

I guess his patience has worn thin at the lack of action by the LA's and WECA and I don't blame him one iota, this was brought to the attention, with photo evidence, of the authority's when m3 was launched last May

Turn 2+ lane into a proper bus lane

Dear Editor

Further to the letter from Nick in Oldland in Issue 557, headlined ‘Appalling’ abuse of ring road’s 2+ lane. He omits another alternative solution to the problem of the regular and continuing abuse of the 2+ lane on the A4174 Ring Road.

The obvious solution is to turn the 2+ lane into a proper bus lane. This would be easier to police and dramatically improve timekeeping of the metrobus and South Glos Lynx services from Yate, benefitting many hundreds of users at peak times.

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