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  • Hudersfield Bus Company 381

    Huddersfield Bus Company Optare Solo M920 MX55WCW (381) seen passing Woodhead Reservoir on the 12:00 Huddersfield-Glossop 951. This service is restricted to weekends in June, July and August with August bank holiday usually being its final operating day…

  • Tates Travel KX04HPP

    Tates Travel Optare Solo M990 KX04HPP seen above Hade Edge on the 11:12 Holmfirth-Penistone 25. I think I'd be right in saying that the Sunday service on this route is a relatively recent convention with mileage previously covered by a Sundays-only servi…

  • Clowes M127YCM

    The village of Calton doesn't receive much in the way of buses, being served only by a morning run into Ashbourne and afternoon return by request on the already infrequent 108 service which is routed via Cauldon Lowe on other journeys. Still, it fares bet…


  • High Peak 263

    High Peak Optare Solo M850 B6WER (263) seen negotiating the narrow Broom Lane out of Kirk Ireton on its way back to Ashbourne on the 13:20 103. New to HAD in 1998 as W293EYG, this vehicle has lived something of a nomadic existence, working for Henderson…

  • Hulleys 14

    Hulleys Dennis Dart SLF/MCV Evolution AE56MDN (14) seen at Moscar on the 09:09 Castleton-Sheffield 274. The pointy hill in the background is Lose Hill which acts as a useful marker for where the bus would have commenced its journey several hundred feet b…

  • Wardle 3152

    Wardle Transport Optare Tempo X1260 MX06ADV (3152) seen on the A53 south of The Knights Table with Flash village in the background on the 12:00 118 from Buxton to Hanley. The route from Buxton to Hanley has experienced something of a tumultuous time over…


  • High Peak 377

    High Peak Optare Solo M920 YJ05XMU (377) seen approaching the Cat and Fiddle on the 09:15 Macclesfield-Buxton 58.

  • First South Yorkshire 37231

    Watched by Conisborough Castle's keep, First South Yorkshire Volvo B9TL/Wright Eclipse Gemini YN08LCL (37231) is seen turning off Castle Hill on the 11:45 Sheffield-Doncaster X78. To commemorate the centenary of bus services in Rotherham, this otherwise…

  • Tates Travel CC05BLU

    Tates Travel Dennis MPD CC05BLU seen heading towards Dunford having left Town Head on the 12:20 Penistone-Holmfirth 25. Tates are an expansionary independent company based in Barnsley who operate a range of tendered and commercial work centered upon nort…


  • Stagecoach Chesterfield 22649

    Stagecoach Chesterfield MAN 18.240/Alexander Enviro 300 YN58CFD (22649) seen leaving Bolsover on the 17:30 83 back to Chesterfield. Services 82 and 83 are branded as the Castle Line deriving from the fact that they serve Bolsover, a place which can count…

  • High Peak 265

    High Peak Optare Solo M920 YN03ZXA (265) seen in Parwich on the 12:40 102 back to Ashbourne. This route and two others were introduced as part of the 110/111 and 42/442 changes in April in order to provide services to villages cut off as the main service…

  • High Peak 347

    High Peak Optare Solo M920 VU52HEC (347) seen climbing away from Crowdecote on the 10:05 Ashbourne-Buxton 442. Having been the last refuge of the operation's Varios earlier in the year, this route mainly seems to be in the hands of Solos now though I'm u…


  • TM Travel R974KAR

    TM Travel Volvo Olympian/Alexander RV R974KAR seen crossing the River Derwent in Grindleford while working the 09:45 Matlock-Sheffield 214. This service will be withdrawn from the end of play tomorrow, the Baslow-Matlock stretch being replaced by an exte…

  • Hulleys 12

    Hulleys Dennis Lance/Optare Sigma N362VRC (12) seen making the tight turn at the bottom of the Wormhill road in Millers Dale on the 09:00 Castleton-Buxton 68. This is now the only step entry vehicle in the Hulleys fleet following the withdrawal of sister…

  • Stagecoach East Midlands 16462

    Stagecoach East Midlands Volvo Olympian/Alexander RL S162RET (16462) seen in Springthorpe on the 13:40 Gainsborough-Lincoln 106. In the school holidays this would return as a 107, the most direct service of the group in that it sticks to the A156 and mis…


  • Stagecoach East Midlands 21213

    Stagecoach East Midlands Volvo B7RLE/Wright Eclipse FX05GXL (21213) seen leaving Ingham on the 12:30 Lincoln-Scunthorpe 103, the service for which it is branded.

  • Stagecoach East Midlands 16464

    Stagecoach East Midlands Volvo Olympian/Alexander RL S164RET (16464) seen passing Sturgate Airfield near Heapham on the 11:40 Gainsborough-Lincoln 106. Split at Saxilby so as to fall under domestic regulations, this route is meandering rather than direct…

  • Stagecoach East Midlands 34191

    Stagecoach East Midlands Dennis Dart SLF/Plaxton Pointer 2 W191DNO (34191) seen leaving Sturton le Steeple backed by the Church of St Peter and St Paul and the cooling towers of West Burton on the 10:00 Gainsborough-Retford 95. This working was an Olympi…


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