02/09/2013

Ipswich Buses open topper - photo special!

Our regular correspondant David Bell visited Ipswich last Friday to see the penultimate outing this year for Ipswich Buses open-top tours, the three tours which operated this year, each running two days a week in Felixstowe, Ipswich and Woodbridge were operated by Ipswich Buses Leyland Atlantean MRT 9P which was repainted in the latest Ipswich Buses livery earlier this year...

Ipswich Buses MRT 9P (c) David Bell
Ipswich Buses Leyland Atlantean MRT 9P seen on the packed out 1500 tour of Ipswich last Friday © David Bell.

Ipswich Buses MRT 9P (c) David Bell
A rear view of Ipswich Buses Leyland Atlantean MRT 9P seen near the town's railway station © David Bell.

Ipswich Buses MRT 9P (c) David Bell
A final look at Ipswich Buses Leyland Atlantean MRT 9P as it heads off to the depot after a busy day touring Ipswich © David Bell.

The tours were previously operated under the City Sightseeing brand before being operated independantly by Ipswich Buses in 2013.

Many thanks to David Bell for the photographs included in this post.