21/08/2013

Out & about in Spalding - photo special!

One of our regular correspondants Jamie Armstrong recently visited the South Lincolnshire town of Spalding, the small bus station in the town centre is served by operators including Norfolk Green, Brylaine Travel, Stagecoach and Fowlers Travel. The nearby railway station which is situated on the Peterborough to Lincoln line is operated by East Midlands Trains.

All of the photographs in this post have been supplied by and are © Jamie Armstrong.

YJ56WUG Seen in Spalding
Norfolk Green operate in and out of Spalding on the interconnect 505 service from King's Lynn, the popular route now operates up to every 20 mins, seen above working on the service is Optare Tempo 101 YJ56 WUG.

YG02FWB Seen in Spalding
Another Norfolk Green vehicle seen working on the interconnect 505 is Optare Spectra bodied DAF DB250LF 4 YG02 FWB, it carries branding for the route.

Y371NHK Seen in spalding
The next operator we look at is Brylaine Travel, here we see Alexander ALX400 bodied Dennis Trident Y371 NHK arriving on the 113 service from Boston.

FY02VHG Seen in Spalding Also operated by Brylaine Travel are the intotown branded local services it1 and it2, worked by a pair of Optare Solos including FY02 VHG seen above.

22336 AE51RZP Seen in Spalding Stagecoach operate the hourly service 37 between Peterborough and Spalding, seen above awaiting departure on its return journey is Alexander ALX300 bodied MAN 22336 AE51 RZP.

R449SKX Seen in Spalding
The final operator we see in this post is Fowlers Travel, with Plaxton Premiere R449 SKX seen having worked on the 52 service from Wisbech.

153321 Seen in Spalding ... and for the railway fans here we see an example of the rolling stock that can be found passing through Spalding - East Midlands Trains 153321.

Once again many thanks to Jamie Armstrong for the photographs included in this post, you can find lots more of Jamie's photos on his Flickr Photostream.