For a fantastic day out at Groombridge Place, take Route 291. More info here
Refurbishment of vehicles for the new TfL route 161 contract is almost complete at Orpington, where Omnidekkas 901-916 will be treated and 901-914 have been completed so far. Similar 917-927 are also being refurbished for route 127 at Croydon, where 917-923 have been completed.
Eight Scania Omnitowns released from route 284, numbers 616-623, have been converted to single door and fully refurbished for use at Crawley depot. 28 new vehicles have been ordered for the Crawley operation, for delivery in 2014. These orders consist of 18 Volvo B7RLE single decks with Wright Eclipse bodywork for use on Fastway services 10 & 20 and 10 further Enviro 200 vehicles which will replace older Dart SLFs.
Now withdrawn for disposal are Dennis Dart SLF/Alexander ALX 310 & 311.