New Bus In Town

The Optare Metrocity, a bus built for the London Bus Market has now found a home to last in Wales with Cardiff Based New Adventure Travel owning 20 Metrocity for their routes in South East Wales, and 4 vehicles finding home with Cardigan Based Richards Bros for operation on their TrawsCymru T5 Service linking Aberystwyth and Haverfordwest along the Coastline of Cardigan Bay

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Richards Bros Optare Metrocity YJ15MAU is seen in Aberystwyth Bus Station resting before returning home to Cardigan on TrawsCymru Service T5

As previously posted in Our Post Lloyds New Toy, Lloyds Coaches have recently received two new Optare Metorcity with a third vehicle due in March alongside a sole vehicle for Express Motors for their share of the Service, with the first two vehicles today entering service following the installation of a digital tachograph as required for the 87 Mile Journey from Aberystwyth to Bangor.

Working the 08:50 X28 Machynlleth – Aberystwyth, 10:00 T2 Aberystwyth – Bangor, 15:25 T2 Bangor – Aberystwyth & 18:40 X28 Aberystwyth – Machynlleth was YJ65EUN.

Whilst YJ65EUM was working the 07:30 T2 Machynlleth – Bangor, 11:15 T2 Bangor – Aberystwyth Morrisons, 15:30 T2Aberystwyth Morrisons – Bangor & 19:35 T2 Bangor – Machynlleth duty

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Lloyds Coaches YJ65EUM is seen at Morrisons in Aberystwyth having completed the 11:15 TrawsCymru T2 Service from Bangor

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Seen at Morrisons in Aberystwyth is Lloyds Coaches YJ65EUM

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