12/07/2014

Hunstanton visitors

David Bell has been in touch with photographs of a couple of interesting sightings he made at the coach park in Hunstanton recently...

Our first photograph shows a superb vintage visitor seen on June 30th, it is Eastern Coach Works bodied Bristol RELH SVF 896G, looking at it's history on Rob Sly's excellent Bristol Commercial Vehicle Enthusiasts website the bus was new to Eastern Counties in 1969, and is now preserved with a private owner, it underwent some major restoration work at BusWorks in 2008/9.

Hunstanton visitor Jun 30th (c) David Bell
photo © David Bell.

The second sighting is a somewhat more modern vehicle that was seen on 2nd July - Confidence of Leicester Optare Olympus bodied Volvo B9TL FJ58 CON, it is seen here wearing the company's smart traditional-style livery.

Hunstanton visitor Jul 1st (c) David Bell
photo © David Bell.

Many thanks to David for supplying the photographs and sightings used in this post.