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5362 has issues with its front blinds.
The 4 is more or less centre, with the rest of the display condensed in to the remaining section.
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(16/04/2016, 15:33)Andreos1 Wrote: 5362 has issues with its front blinds.
The 4 is more or less centre, with the rest of the display condensed in to the remaining section.

This issue is caused by drivers not switching off the bus correctly. When the master switch is turned off and the bus is started up correctly, the display will revert back to how it usually looks.

See attached photo - Davie and DanPicken recently spotted 5363 with the same issue, but it was fine the following morning in the depot, after the master switch had been turned off.

It's happened since the vehicles were new to Washington, apparently, but just seems to have cropped up more often recently.

   
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So does this mean that 3814-3832 will be retired by January 1st as I noticed they have a step entrance when I was on 3822 yesterday on the V7


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(17/04/2016, 12:35)TEN 6083 Wrote: So does this mean that 3814-3832 will be retired by January 1st as I noticed they have a step entrance when I was on 3822 yesterday on the V7


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It does indeed. Unless they are planned to be used on services which aren't registered (ie can't take cash fares) - more common for independent operators.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36534907

Wheelchair case taken to high court.
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(15/06/2016, 07:24)Andreos1 Wrote: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-36534907

Wheelchair case taken to high court.

Surprised this is still ongoing. I remember reading about it at the time.
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(15/06/2016, 07:27)Dan Wrote: Surprised this is still ongoing. I remember reading about it at the time.

This should be the end of it either way. The actual judgement was ages ago, but it was overturned at the High Court on appeal.

It's anyone's guess what the Supreme Court will decide. I personally think the claimant will win his case, so it'd be interesting to see how that's implemented in practice.
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(15/06/2016, 08:25)Adrian Wrote: This should be the end of it either way. The actual judgement was ages ago, but it was overturned at the High Court on appeal.

It's anyone's guess what the Supreme Court will decide. I personally think the claimant will win his case, so it'd be interesting to see how that's implemented in practice.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38663322


Here is the outcome.
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-leeds-38795688

Incident in Wakefield just days after ruling.
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