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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Bus Refurbishments.
    Just an observation on First’s refurbishments. The B9TLs which were refurbished in Glasgow for mainly the 61 but some others were done...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    I was hoping with the new buses coming that the 9/9A would be one of the first routes to be considered for new buses or at the very...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    Out of interest does anyone know how well the 206 does? It seems to always get a full sized single so I’m wondering if this route is...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    This feels like a rather inappropriate time to be asking about LEZ in the middle of a global pandemic but with routes being withdrawn I...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    I‘ve always found the X8 to be jumping especially around peak time. It’s the quickest way to Silverburn from the City Centre. Perhaps...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    I agree. They obviously have a logical reason for withdrawing routes they wouldn’t do it if they were successful and well used. At the...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    They were nice when they arrived refurbished in about 2013 but being used mainly on the 60/60A for years has saw them deteriorate quite...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    I noticed they’ve been using the 03 B7TLs on dupes too. Saw a few on the 2. These were amongst the nicest buses to come from London.
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    Not sure what merging the 61 with the 2 and 60 would do. The 61 is a busy route on its own. The only affiliation it has with the 60 is...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Bus Refurbishments.
    I wish First were more uniform with their interiors. I really like the interior of First Cymru’s B9s with the half fabric/half leather...
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    Just looking to find out as a matter of interest - what level of budget First have for refurbishing their buses. I have noticed a real...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    Perhaps unpopular opinion but I hope one good to come out of this pandemic is just which services are vital and which are just dead...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    Is the plan to keep as many deckers on the routes which have recently been upgraded to extra capacity (ie, 201, 240, 2, 3 etc)? Now...
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    People couldn’t keep away from beaches and as an example were heading to Luss in numbers after the slightest bit of lockdown was lifted...
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    JumpinTrainz replied to the thread First Greater Glasgow.
    I hope lessons will be learned from the COVID pandemic in that capacity is considered going forward. It’s always been lost on me that...

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