South Midlands Bus Quiz

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By "South Midlands" I mean the counties of Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire.

1. Route 1 links Gloucester city centre with what suburb of the city? Matson
2. How many Enviro 300s do First Wyvern have in thier fleet? Thirty-five
3. On what days of the week can you travel direct between Ledbury and Cheltenham by bus?
4. Oxford Bus Company's Route X3 is run by which type of vehicle? Mercedes Citaro
5. What trading name do Stagecoach give to buses based at Stroud depot? Stagecoach in the Cotswolds
6. How frequent is Route 3 between Kidderminster and Areley Kings during the main part of Mon-Sat? Every 15 minutes
7. Hereford route 74 is split into two in the city centre on Sundays, Stagecoach operate journeys between the City Centre and Newton Farm, whilst the City Centre- Hampton Park part of the 74 is operated by which company? DRM Coaches
8. What route number is given to the Water Eaton Park & Ride service in Oxford? Route 500
9. Which two First routes link Redditch and Evesham? Route 247 (There was also a route 246 until it got withdrawn at the end of Febraury).
0. Stagecoach Ross (RY) depot has 6 Darts allocated to it, how many of these are Pointer bodied? Two
11. What is the Oxford city centre terminus for Swanbrook's route 53? St Giles, Taylorian Institute
12. How much is an adult Stagecoach Explorer ticket if bought on a Stagecoach West route? £5
13. What time is the route 144 journey from Worcester that terminates at Lickey End? 1745
14. How many buses are required to operate Cheltenham's Route B? Three
15. What is the main bus terminus in Bicester called? Bure Place

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1. Matson
2. 35
3. Saturday direct, Mon-Fri via Gloucester
4. Mercedes Citaro
5. The Cotswolds
6. Every 10 Minutes
7. First
8. 500
9. 247 only - 246 now withdrawn?
10. 3
11. St. Giles Street, Taylorian Institute
12. £5
13. 1745
14. 3
15. Bure Place
 

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1. Correct- Matson
2. Correct- Thirty-five
3. PARTLY correct- Saturday is correct (route 388 ) but there is also another route which links Ledbury and Cheltenham directly on a different day.
4. Correct- Mercedes Citaro
5. Correct- Stagecoach in the Cotswolds
6. INCORRECT- less frequent i'm afraid.
7. INCORRECT- First do not operate any Hereford city routes on Sundays at all.
8. Correct- Route 500
9. Correct- Route 247 now is the only First route between Redditch and Evesham (there was also route 246 until it was withdrawn at the end of February)!
0. INCORRECT- Ross depot does not have an equal number of Pointer and ALX bodied Darts.
11. Correct- St Giles, Taylorian Institute
12. Correct- £5 (it is £5.25 if bought on Stagecoach South Wales routes)
13. Correct- 1745
14. Correct- Three
15. Correct- Bure Place

Therefore, correct answers are still required for questions 3, 6, 7 and 0.
 

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3. INCORRECT- There is no direct Ledbury- Cheltenham route on Sunday either!
6. Correct- Kidderminster route 3 does indeed run every 15 during the main part of Mon-Sat.
7. Correct- DRM Coaches operate the other half of route 74 on Sundays between Hereford centre and Hampton Park.
0. Correct- Ross depot does indeed only have two Pointer Darts (34402/3)

Just question 3 to go now.
 
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