- The route from Ayr to Stranraer was extended to
the seaside village of Portpatrick in the early 2000s.
22511 (SF56FKO) is seen there on an early evening
- Ayr bus station is always recognisable by the
distant church steeple and the Mecca bingo hall.
22512 (SF56FKP) departs for Stranraer on a sunny evening.
- 22514 (SF56FKS) speeds through
Maidens heading south for Turnberry which is famous for its
spectacular golf course that regularly hosts the British Open
- Omnipresent along the Ayrshire coast is Ailsa
Craig, an ancient dormant volcano in the Clyde estuary.
- The road between Ayr and Maybole was drastically
improved in the early 1970s to eliminate the worst of the hairpin
bends. 22514 (SF56FKS) heads for
Maybole from Minishant on one of the upgraded sections of
- The 360 variant of the route passes Culzean
Castle (pronounced Culain) where 22513 (SF56FKR) is
- Ballantrae is the only significant settlement
along the 30 mile stretch of coast between Girvan and Stranraer
where 22510 (SF56FKN) is seen heading south to
- As with Ayr bus station, Stranraer depot hasn't
changed much in years. Lewis St. is where 22511
(SF56FKO) is seen being fuelled en route to Portpatrick.
- 22513 (SF56GKR) seen swinging
past the swimming pool at Girvan harbour on a 60 service to Ayr.
- Girvan harbour is a picturesque setting - when it
is sunny. Here 22516 (SF56FKU) is seen
picking up a good load at lunchtime bound for Stranraer.
- 22512 (SF56FKP) on a 58 from Ayr
to Girvan, about to pass through Dailly
- 22508 (SF56FKL), the only one of
the nine vehicles painted in group Stagecoach livery is seen in
- Maybole is the setting for 22511
(SF56FKO) on its way south.