HISTORY OF
HEREFORD & WORCESTER COUNTY
SMALL OPERATORS BUS SERVICES

This section is planned to show all changes to smaller operators' routes in Hereford and Worcester from just pre-deregulation (Summer 1986) until the end of the County (March 1999).  I am slowly improving the format of the section by reformatting each alphabetical section.

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OPERATORS : LETTER F
 

Falcon Travel :

47 (Birmingham - Cofton Hackett, Groveley Lane, M-F)

4 November 1996 : Commenced.



Fare Stage Travel of Winson Green :


774 (Worcester - Drayton Manor Park via Kidderminster, Stourbridge, Merry Hill, Dudley and West Bromwich, Summ BH)

31 March 1997 : New service.

September 1997 : Cancelled


77A (Worcester - Alton Towers)

31 March 1997 : Registered, although this did not appear on 31 March (Easter Monday).

September 1997 : Cancelled



David Field Travel of Newent :


34 (Ross-on-Wye - Newent - Gloucester, NSu eves)

1986 : Commenced

3 April 1989 : Monday to Friday peak trips between Newent and Ross-on-Wye added. These were previously operated by Smiths Motors.

2 January 1990 : E lost to Cheltenham and Gloucester. Monday to Friday peak journeys continue between Newent and Ross.

12 April 1993 : Lost to Red and White, who provide the main service


66 (Ross-on-Wye - Rudhall - Linton - Aston Ingham, Th)

15 April 1993 : Gained from Smith's Motors and extended to Newent.


806 Kilcot - Newent via Aston Crews, Lea, Longhope, Huntley, Tibberton and Rudford (Sch)

1990 : Made available to the public

January 1994 : Amended to run via Weston-under-Penyard, The Lea, Longhope, May Hill and Cliffords Mesne.

4 September 1995 : Diverted via Mitcheldean



J E Fletcher of Studley

129 (Wythall - Alcester Grammar School, Sch)

1 March 1989 : Transferred to Johnsons of Henley