Friday, 23 September 2016

Thursday in the City

A Day off work so i decided to venture across to Norwich to catch up with photos and a lunch appointment with First Eastern Counties newly appointed Head of Operations Chris Speed, most of you will know i have been friends with Chris for many years and its good to hear how things are progressing at First and what is in the pipeline for the company.
66982 KX05MHL now wearing Yellow line livery.
First on my list to photograph were the two former Turquoise line liveried Volvo B7RLE's 66980/66982 which have just been repainted into Yellow for the upcoming timetable changes for Norwich next week. Regarding repaints, Two more Volvo B9TL's are currently at Simon Morris in Ipswich gaining Blue Line colours, 36174 & 36176 are the final two to be done. 36171 & 36173 will be gaining Turquoise livery once the Blues are completed

My first 66 plate Coach was noted outside Castle Mall, YN66WTE a Scania belonging to K&E Horton of Wolverhampton was collecting passengers on a Just Go Tour.

Another coach at Castle Mall was a local visitor, PO15AZU is a Mercedes minicoach belonging to Richards of Guist in West Norfolk, it was new to them in April 2015.

Final shot is Awaydays recent Open top arrival X589EGX pictured in a sunny Theatre Street collecting passengers for a tour around the city, both open top vehicles were in use yesterday, Olympian G520VBB was also enjoying the September sun.


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