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BL TRAVEL

B.L. Travel

Operator of local bus services and AccessBus in the Wakefield area

Last Updated: August 18th 2010

PB1021634/N for 12 vehicles
Brian & Paul Lockwood, 10 Grange View, Hemsworth, Pontefract,WF9 4ER
DEPOT: The Garage, Hoyle Mill Road, Kinsley

Whats New:

Ford Transit PK03JMV has left the fleet

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Volvo B6BLE, Wright Crusader B37F.(SJ51LYP is B38F)
  V493NOH  006537            A342           (5/2005) 12/1999  Ex-Whitelaw, Stonehouse
  V453NGA  010167            D3             (5/2005)  2/2000  Ex-Whitelaw, Stonehouse
  W671WGG  010228            D34            (1/2007)  6/2000  Ex-Whitelaw, Stonehouse
  W672WGG  010230            D35            (5/2007)  6/2000  Ex-Eastbourne Buses
  W673WGG  010230            D36           (11/2005)  6/2000  Ex-Whitelaw, Stonehouse
  SJ51LYP  010234            D194           (1/2007) 11/2001  Ex-Whitelaw, Stonehouse
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Optare Excel L1150, Optare B43F.
  V196DRC  VN9411            9411           (2/2006)  9/1999  Ex-Trent Buses
  V197DRC  VN9412            9412           (2/2006)  9/1999  Ex-Trent Buses
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METRO ACCESS BUS FLEET
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Mercedes Benz, UVG B14FL.
  S264JUG  6683532N07446     ??             (9/2005)  8/1998  Ex-Ross Travel, Featherstone
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Mercedes Benz O814D, Plaxton B28FL.
  KF52UAK  WDB6703732N105404 ??             (8/2009)  9/2002  Ex-Tameside Borough Council
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Mercedes Benz 616CDI, Mellor B15F.
  PN06FJE  WDB9056132R845281 WLF0007                  4/2006  New
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Optare Solo M780SE, Optare B??F.
  YJ07VTG  SABDNEAB07R192830                          4/2007  New
  YJ07VTK  SABDNEAB07R192832                          4/2007  New

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COACHES:

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Volvo B10M-62, Plaxton C49FT.
  S453ETV  060915            9812VUP8687    (4/2004)  8/1998  Ex-Irish Bus (98-D-54633)
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VDL SB4000, Van Hool C??FLT.
  YJ57BOV  SMGDE40XSOH014619 37160                    7/2008  New
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Mercedes Benz 311CDI, Crest M16.
  Y248AKV  WDB9036632R228682 M1245                    3/2001  New
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Ford Transit, Ford M14
  PN52ZCX  GBFE2J28790                               10/2002  New
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Livery:

Two-tone blue with a yellow 'B L Travel' fleetname

Accessbus vehicles carry Metro's new red and white Accessbus livery except for S264JUG & KF52UAK which are overall white

Analysis of types operated:

8 SINGLE DECKERS
6 Volvo B6BLE Wright Crusader, 2 Optare Excel
5 MINIBUSES  
1 Mercedes Benz Mellor, 1 Mercedes Benz Plaxton, 1 Mercedes Benz UVG, 2 Optare Solos

Total: 13 Buses

Services Operated:

Service Number Route Monday-Saturday Daytime (Sundays No Service)
Monday to Saturday Service Journey Time Vehicle Requirement
223 Wakefield - Fitzwilliam - Kinsley - Hemsworth - South Elmsall - Minsthorpe Baths Every 30 Minutes 50 Minutes 4 Buses
249 Pontefract - Hemsworth - South Elmsall - Upton Hourly 41 Minutes 2 Buses
  6 Buses
For full details of the services, and a full timetable, call Metroline on 0113 245 7676 or pick up a timetable at Wakefield Bus Stat

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