22/07/2014

Coaching additions for three local operators

Two of our correspondents have recently photographed three notable additions to the coach fleets of three local operators, rather than publishing them each separately we've combined them into this special post - hope you find it interesting...

To begin with, not yet reported locally is the arrival of another coach at Freestones Coaches for Megabus duties, the coach in question is a rather smart tri-axle Van Hool GX11 PKC it was new to Taw & Torridge and was previously registered GB11 TAW, it is pictured, as seen below, by Gregg Collins near London's Victoria Coach Station last week working on the M16 to/from Norwich.

Freestones Coaches GX11PKC at London Victoria.  photo kindly supplied by and © Gregg Collins (www.flickr.com/photos/gcbp)
photo © Gregg Collins.

The second coach featured is a very classy new acquisition for Thetford-based Coach Services - Irizar i6 YN14 FYE it has only just joined the fleet so is currently unbranded as seen in the photo below which was taken by Alan Cooper at the Coach Services depot, as a result of the new arrival YN08 DGY has departed the fleet in part exchange.

Coach Services YN14 FYE © Alan Cooper
photo © Alan Cooper.

The final coach in this feature is an interesting addition to the Swavesey-based Go Whippet fleet - ex National Express Plaxton Panther bodied Volvo B12B LK53 KVP, as you can see from the photo below which was taken in Windsor by Gregg Collins last week, it wears an allover black livery with Go Whippet fleetnames.

Go Whippet LK53 KVP in Windsor. photo kindly supplied by and © Gregg Collins (www.flickr.com/photos/gcbp)
photo © Gregg Collins.

Many thanks to the correspondents named above for the selection of photographs included in this post.