05/03/2014

konectbus new route 22 to be operated by an open topper

konectbus have announced that their new hourly route 22 between Weybourne, Sheringham & Cromer, which commences on 20th April will be operated by an open top double decker.

The vehicle that is to operate the route is Northern Counties Palatine bodied Volvo Olympian R739XRV (WDL691) due to arrive at konectbus from fellow Go Ahead Group operator Southern Vectis on the Isle Of Wight in the next couple of weeks, the bus will be given fleet number 50 and is to a PO44/29F layout.

639 R739XRV SOUTHERN VECTIS
photo courtesy of eastleighbusman.

The bus will retain its attractive livery as shown in the photograph above taken on the Isle Of Wight back in 2011 and will be rebranded as Norfolk Coaster for it's new role.

Many thanks to the konectbus enthusiasts page for the information used in this post