Friday, 7 September 2018

Latest from First

A few updates to report from Eastern Counties.

Firstly is the repaint of former First Essex Volvo B7RLE 66824 MX05CEV which transferred a couple of weeks ago. It has been given the new lilac fonted livery for all routes in Norwich.

66824 pictured at Simon Morris in Ipswich.
The second B7RLE 66822 MX05CEO is also at Simon Morris currently awaiting repaint, it is pictured below rubbed down awaiting the paint shop.

Two Volvo B7TL/ALX400's have transferred back to Eastern Counties from Essex in the shape of 32652 AU05MUP & 32654 AU05MUW. Both were new to FEC in 2005 and allocated to Norwich before moving to Lowestoft then down to Essex.

32652 AU05MUP back at work for FEC in Ipswich

32654 AU05MUW enters the Old Buttermarket Bus Station in Ipswich.

Another Volvo B9TL from First Leeds is due to arrive in the shape of 36215 BJ12VWX. It is expected to be allocated to Great Yarmouth.

Finally, Volvo B7TL 32214 LT52WTX has gone to Simon Morris from Norwich for repaint. 

Many Thanks to Mark Doggett for use of his excellent photographs.


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