Wednesday 3 October 2012

News Update

Some of you will be aware that I have been away for a short break in the Gloucestershire area for a few days and whilst I was there I took a few pictures of workings in the area; these will appear on the blog later

However, whilst I have been away activity continues on the local bus scene with reports being received from regular
First 20102 N602APU was employed on X1 duties last Friday (28th September)
contributors Grahame Bessey and Tim Miller

Grahame contacted me earlier today to report two new allocations to Great Yarmouth's Caister Road depot

They are Volvo B12M/ Plaxton coaches 20514/20515 WV02EUP/EUR,

Both are ex First Midlands (Worcester) and 20515 arrived yesterday with 20514 expected during the
Trident 33165 LR02LYC working Lowestoft Town Services in heavy rain

These are expected to replace First Eastern Counties existing Volvo B10M's 20102/20115 N602/15APU

Grahame also informs me that Norwich were short of single deckers on Friday (29th September) so Lowestoft sent Dart 43459 R459BNG to the city with Trident 33165 LR02LYC moving in the opposite direction.

Regarding AnglianBus activity, Tim Miller has identified that the second Scania in the Car & Commercials yard with accident damage as YN05HFH

The vehicle's repair to the front nearside corner has been completed and she is now back in service

Finally Grahame caught Ex Brighton & Hove Trident T813RFG on 601 duties at Lowestoft on Monday 1st October

My thanks to Grahame and Tim for their continued support


  1. The Anglian Trident shows a distinct drop in "standard of presentation" for this company. A hole in the roof, paper destination display. Are they that short of vehicles? Just saying.

  2. I think they are short of vehicles because some scanias were transferred to Rackheath to cope with route frequency increases, and there have been a couple of accidents and some new inter-company transfers to be painted into Anglianbus livery.