Black Country Bus Update - old buses etc ...

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Theydon_Bois
beers 18428 º places 1029 º 04:52 Tue 6/25/2013

Ok folks, quick update on the bus situ.

Simons bus is in the garage at present, itís had a test run - ran well, a few things to fix so were hoping for an OK on it.

If this isnít the case I have made an enquiry and have a quote for £240 for a 29 seater from a coach hire firm to fulfill all of our needs.

At present we have 18 folks down so this would cost £13.33 a head or less if we get more folks.

I did say at the beginning you canít always rely on a 30+ year old bus but fingers crossed still and I hope the cost of a pint on top of the original suggested £10 is OK with you all.

 
RichTheVillan
beers 7429 º places 98 º 05:31 Tue 6/25/2013

Thatís OK with me Colin, probably a good idea to get final numbers for buffet so I can get Roberto to organise it with the Waggon.

Rich

 
kaufmanised
beers 9 º places 11 º 06:07 Tue 6/25/2013

Iím still good to go :) extra £4 is fine... Donít worry about it :)

 
harrisoni
beers 17824 º places 36 º 06:17 Tue 6/25/2013

Yes, fine for me also.

 
BlackHaddock
beers 6904 º places 563 º 07:40 Tue 6/25/2013

Iíll have to drink halves now: but Iíll still come along.

<*))))))><

 
SarkyNorthener
beers 4324 º places 134 º 07:50 Tue 6/25/2013

Just in case you didnt know the Wellingtons grand opening is this weekend so it should all be re open and running to full capacity before your visit the weekend after. Sounds like they have spent a lot of money on it and they have a new roof terrace.

 
BlackHaddock
beers 6904 º places 563 º 08:08 Tue 6/25/2013

Originally posted by SarkyNorthener
Just in case you didnt know the Wellingtons grand opening is this weekend so it should all be re open and running to full capacity before your visit the weekend after. Sounds like they have spent a lot of money on it and they have a new roof terrace.


Will you still be able sneak out the back and into íThe Old Joint Stockí via their smoking area, I wonder?

The roof terrace sounds cool (if not bloody wet and cold), Iíll have to stagger up there for a look.

<*))))))><

 
tommann
beers 3571 º places 14 º 10:33 Tue 6/25/2013

Fine by me. The cotteridge lads have cleared out one of their store rooms so weíll have plenty of space.

 
jmgreenuk
beers 8676 º places 382 º 04:46 Thu 6/27/2013

No problem for me. Iím just glad I donít have to walk :-)