11/09/2015

The new Norwich Park & Ride - photo special

As widely reported the all new Norwich Park & Ride network operated by Konectbus launched on Monday 7th September, the new system is formed of three cross city routes - the 501 between Thickthorn P&R and Airport P&R, the 502 between Harford P&R and Sprowston P&R, the 503 between Postwick P&R and County Hall as well as outlying 'non city' routes the 510 and 511 between the Costessy P&R and Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital Hospital/University Of East Anglia respectively - full details of the services can be found on the new Norwich Park & Ride website

Our good friend and regular correspondent David Bell was out and about on launch day to capture some of the eighteen brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro 400s used the launch the network in operation throughout the city on camera, below are a small selection of the shots he took on the day...

konectbus 627 SN65 OAG
Konectbus 627 SN65 OAG is seen in Red Lion Street on the 501 towards Thickthorn (c) David Bell.

konectbus 628 SN65 OAH
Konectbus 628 SN65 OAH is seen in Surrey Street on the 503 towards Postwick (c) David Bell.

konectbus 634 SN65 OAS
Konectbus 634 SN65 OAS is seen leaving the Bus Station on the 502 towards Harford (c) David Bell.

konectbus 638 SN65 OAX
Konectbus 638 SN65 OAX is seen traversing Castle Meadow on the 503 towards Postwick (c) David Bell.

konectbus 633 SN65 OAP
Konectbus 633 SN65 OAP is seen leaving the Bus Station on the 501 towards Thickthorn (c) David Bell.

konectbus 600 SN10 CFD
Konectbus 600 SN10 CFD, the only member of the former P&R fleet to make it into new colours is pictured here at St Stephens Street on the 501 towards Thickthorn (c) David Bell.

konectbus 603 SN10 CFF
Konectbus 603 SN10 CFF, one of a couple of standard liveried buses filling in on the new network during the first week is seen here on Queens Road operating the 502 towards Sprowston (c) David Bell.

Many thanks to David Bell for the photos included in this post.