04/07/2013

Buses & Coaches at the Royal Norfolk Show 2013 photo special - Part 1

Last week saw the ever popular Royal Norfolk Show take place at the Norfolk Showground in Costessy, the event saw a interesting variety of visiting coaches as well as special services being operated to and from the show by both Konectbus and First.

Our regular correspondant David Bell attended the event and has kindly sent in the selection of photographs that make up this two part special...

Royal Norfolk Show 2013 P1 (c) David Bell.
Konectbus operated a half hourly service to and from Norwich bus station, vehicles noted on the service included Mercedes Benz Citaro BL57 OXM © David Bell

Royal Norfolk Show 2013 P1 (c) David Bell.
First operated a half hourly service numbered 100 to and from Norwich city centre, vehicles noted included Wright Eclipse Gemini 2's such as BD11 CFO seen above as well as a heritage Routemaster © David Bell.

Royal Norfolk Show 2013 P1 (c) David Bell
The first coach we see in this part is Norse Plaxton Panther bodied Volvo B10M W172 VEL, its partial green livery is retained from its previous owner Celtic Travel © David Bell.

Royal Norfolk Show 2013 P1 (c) David Bell
Next we see Richards Coaches of Guist Jonckheere Monaco bodied Volvo B12BT SE51 DZV, this interesting double decker coach was previously with Swift, Great Yarmouth © David Bell.

Royal Norfolk Show 2013 P1 (c) David Bell.
The penultimate photograph in this part shows Sanders Coaches Plaxton Paragon bodied Volvo B12M 3990 ME © David Bell.

Royal Norfolk Show 2013 P1 (c) David Bell
The final photo in this part shows CN05 SVS, a very unusual Cymric bodied Mercedes operated by Salec Travel of Carbrooke © David Bell.

Thats it for the first part of this photo special, many thanks to David Bell for the photographs used in this post. Look out for the second part - coming soon!