|RML2480 at the Hemsby terminus|
The 3/3A provided a circular route connecting Newport Caravan Park in Hemsby with Great Yarmouth's Seashore and Vauxhall Holiday Parks via the town centre and seafront.
|Olympian 34109 was a substitute for the other Routemaster|
The route was operated by two heritage buses and two accessible buses providing alternate journeys
Both of the First Eastern Counties Routemasters have been in regular heritage service during the season with RML2480 JJD480D again prominent yesterday.
However sister RML2623 NML623E was unavailable having
|First's B7 32201 LT52WTE negotiates the turn at Hemsby on the 3A service|
been taken over to Lowestoft to appear in their carnival today
Her place on the 3 was taken by Volvo Olympian 34109 W346CWX
Volvo B7TLs 32201 LT52WTE & 32211 LT52WTU were used on the 3A duties
Ii is understood that the use of Routemasters has been successful although one wonders if they will return in 2013.
|RML 2623 on Regent Road during her last day on the route|
Photo copyright Syd Eade
Syd Eade captured the red Routemaster on its last day on the 3 at Regent Road
At the wheel is regular photographic contributor James Race
My thanks to regular contributors Grahame Bessey and Syd Eade for their reports and photos