20/02/2015

Norfolk Green Fleet Update 20/02/15 plus new fleetlist now available!

Norfolk Green, part of the Stagecoach group - Fleet Update 20/02/15...

SC Norfolk Green 34640 GX54 DWL
On loan Dart 34640 GX54 DWL in service in King's Lynn earlier this week (c) David Bell.

Alexander Dennis Pointer Darts 34639/40 GX54 DWK/L remain on loan from Stagecoach South to cover whilst the fleet of Optare Tempos are refurbished, a further arrival back off loan from South is allover white Plaxton Pointer 2 bodied Dennis Dart 33382 W378 SVV.

As well as the Tempos being refurbished the fleet of Coasthopper branded Optare Solo Slimlines are also being refurbished in readiness for the forthcoming summer season, the first two to return from being treated to a fresh coat of paint (largely the same livery with yellow skirt line modified to come to the front) and reupholstered seats are 47902 YJ57 EHO and 47903 YK08 EUC.

Stagecoach - Norfolk Green 47882 Y54HBT
Now withdrawn Optare Solo 47882 Y54 HBT.

In other news Optare Solo 47882 Y54 HBT has been withdrawn following mechanical failure, this leaves just one of Norfolk Green's original Y-HBT registered Solos left in service at King's Lynn.

Not yet reported here is the news that Norfolk Green will cease operating the contracted Absolutely! branded Ely city bus on 6th April 2015, the service will pass to Stagecoach and will operated as a number 15 to roughly the same timetable with the addition of a new stop at Ely Tesco for passengers travelling to/from the Railway Station. For further details see the East Cambs District Council press release.

and finally... after a number of requests and a good while since our last updated version we are pleased to bring you a new, fully updated Norfolk Green Fleetlist - you can download and view it in PDF format by clicking here or by selecting the new icon on the right hand side of the blog.

Update: PDF updated to correct Optare Spectra fleetnumber error.