fbb did think he has seen a grinning star in Aberdeen ...
But we are looking to the former Grampian region today.
EXTRA LEG ROOM & COMFY SEATS with high backs, more padding and loads of extra space.
FREE WIFI so you can work or play on the move using super fast 4G. Please note that Wi-Fi on our Platinum buses has a personal daily download limit.
A FABULOUS DRIVING TEAM with some of the best trained in the industry. They will do their best to help make your journey as comfortable as possible.
SAFE & SOUND with crystal clear CCTV, bright LED interior lighting, improved sound proofing, suspension & tinted windows.
NEXT STOP audio & visual next stop announcements, helping you get off at the right stop.
A CUSTOMER CHARTER promising to deliver the best service possible to you. View and download the Platinum Customer Charter here.
GREENER BUSES with the latest engine technology minimising fuel usage and nasty carbon emissions.
Services 900 & 957 are the first of a number of routes which will be given a Platinum experience throughout the Summer. Keep an eye out on our website and on twitter for more details over the coming weeks.
More Platinum buses will arrive shortly after on the 957 service and then later on during the summer we’ll be launching Platinum buses in the North Birmingham and Walsall area on services X51, 934, 935, 936 and 997.
But grey as a livery?
The Platinum brand does, at least, offer a contrast to an overall refresh of the company with a new "standard" red livery and new branded buses on route 9 ...
We’ll be launching brand new single decker buses on our busy 37 service between Solihull and Birmingham, which will shortly be followed by our 71 and 72 services between Solihull, Sutton Coldfield and Birmingham. Buses will arrive in late may for the 37 bus service, with the first buses arriving for the 71 & 72 in mid to late June.
The new Palladium service started operating on route 5 from Sunday 31st May 2015. This investment is the start of a better future for Blackpool Transport with an investment of £1.7 million on new new vehicles and demonstrates our commitment to growing and investing in Blackpool.
P.S. The two extra pulses referred to in comments on yesterdays blog. fbb might have remembered Salisbury's "Pulseline" ...
... but didn't! Go North East's "Pulse" was one of the plethora of brands "oop north" that passed el chubbo by!