Whilst the majority of the alterations will not impact directly on our local services in the east Norfolk/Suffolk area, they are provided here for the sake of completeness.
This is being withdrawn from 29th June 2020 with a revised 5C being introduced by First serving Pilson Green, South Walsham, Panxworth and Blofield Heath. Blofield and Brundall will be covered by First's service 16.
Route 7: Toftwood - Dereham - Costessey P&R (for Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital)
Due to low demand, this route is being withdrawn from Monday 29th June 2020.
Route 33: Harvey Lane - Norwich
Route withdrawn from from Monday 29th June 2020 with First's revised route 5C serving Harvey Lane more regularly.
This will be operated by Coach Services under Norfolk County Council contract from Sunday 26th July 2020.
Route 50/50A: Mousehold Heath - Norwich - Eaton Park/Cringleford
These routes will be provided by First under contract to Norfolk County Council from 27th July 2020.
Route 521: Airport Park & Ride - University of East Anglia - Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
This new service was due to commence on 5th April 2020 but was subsequently suspended and now withdrawn until further notice.
The impact of these changes on the Konectbus operation appears to be quite dramatic. However, the operator has been successful in winning new contracts and retaining others - details to follow soon.
My thanks to Mark for the heads up