13/06/2013

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 - photo special!

The 5th annual Clacton Bus Rally took place on Sunday 2nd June 2013, the event which is held at the Clacton Factory Outlet attracted an interesting selection of over 50 buses both old and new, there was also free vintage bus services to Clacton town centre as well as various enthusiasts stalls.

Colin Apps attended the event and has kindly sent us the following selection of photographs of buses that were present on the day.

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 (c) Colin Apps
Our first photo shows Julian Patterson's wonderful Bristol RE WNG 864H, this vehicle was new to Eastern Counties in 1970, photo © Colin Apps.

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 (c) Colin Apps
Next we see Peelings Coaches Plaxton Supreme bodied Volvo B10M FAH 275Y, this vehicles was new to Smiths of Wood Norton in 1982, photo © Colin Apps.

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 (c) Colin Apps
Here we seen Hedingham Omnibuses Optare Excel V203 ENU, this vehicle was previously with Konectbus, photo © Colin Apps.

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 (c) Colin Apps
Another former Eastern Counties bus present was ECW bodied Bristol L5G KNG 711, this vehicle was new in 1950, photo © Colin Apps.

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 (c) Colin Apps
Our penultimate photo shows Massey bodied Leyland PD2 PBJ 2F, this vehicle was new to Lowestoft Corporation in 1967, photo © Colin Apps.

Clacton Bus Rally 2013 (c) Colin Apps
Our final photo shows Kenzies of Shepreth Plaxtom Supreme bodied Bedford YMT YJE 3T, this vehicle is still used on school contract by Kenzies on a regular basis, photo © Colin Apps.