15/11/2012

Out & about in Colchester ~ the last week of the towns old bus station

David Bell visited the Essex town of Colchester earlier this week and has sent us a selection of photographs taken at the towns old bus station in Queen Street which is set to be replaced by a new facility in nearby Osborne Street this weekend.

Out & about in Colchester (c) David Bell
Poster explaining the new bus station and stopping arrangements in Colchester from 18th November.

Out & about in Colchester (c) David Bell
Chambers Volvo Olympian/Northern Counties R273LGH was recently transfered into this fleet from fellow local Go Ahead operator Hedingham Omnibuses whose smart red and cream livery it still wears.

Out & about in Colchester (c) David Bell
Network Colchester (part of the TGM Group) Scania N113DRB/Northern Counties H804RWJ is seen blinded up for a school service.

Out & about in Colchester (c) David Bell
TGM Group Scania Omnicity YN53GGP is branded for the 133 airport by bus service to Stansted Airport.

Out & about in Colchester (c) David Bell
First Essex Volvo B7TL/Alexander ALX400 W756DWX was seen working on service 70 to Chelmsford.

Out & about in Colchester (c) David Bell
and finally... In First's new livery we see Dennis Trident/Plaxton President LN51GNP, a fairly recent cascade from First London where it was allocated to route 607 between White City and Uxbridge.

The photographs in this post were kindly supplied by and are © David Bell.