04/04/2014

Norwich in the nineties - part 1

David Bell has come across another interesting selection of photographs showing buses in Norwich in the early 1990's whilst scanning his slides into digital format, they include mainly Eastern Counties vehicles, some with overall advert liveries, plus a few from other operators in various locations around the city including the old Surrey Street bus station, this feature will be spread across two parts, hope you enjoy this selection!

Norwich 90's 1 (c) David Bell
We start with the first of two Eastern Counties Plaxton Derwent bodied Dennis Javelin's featured in this part, H618 RAH is pictured at Castle Meadow © David Bell.

Norwich 90's 1 (c) David Bell
Next up we have Ambassador Travel Alexander Dash bodied Volvo B6 L71 UNG which is branded for and working on Norwich park & ride services © David Bell

Norwich 90's 1 (c) David Bell
Here we have Eastern Counties ECW bodied Bristol VRT PCL 257W which is pictured at Surrey Street bus station wearing a very eye-catching advert for Coalite © David Bell.

Norwich 90's 1 (c) David Bell
Moving onto another operator we see Semmence Plaxton Paramount RJI 5721 approaching Surrey Street bus station on Queens Road © David Bell.

Norwich 90's 1 (c) David Bell
Back to Eastern Counties now for this shot of Leyland Olympian H102 KVX, it was still wearing it's previous operator Thamesway's livery when pictured here in Norwich working service 27 to the University © David Bell.

Norwich 90's 1 (c) David Bell
We conclude this part with the second of our two Eastern Counties Plaxton Derwent bodied Dennis Javelin's - H615 RAH, which is pictured at Surrey Street bus station © David Bell.

Look out for the second part of this feature - coming next week.