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  Norwich Bus Rally 2010, 5th September
  Winners and Attendees at the Norwich Rally
  Thanks to all vehicles that attended and to sponsors, Konectbus of Dereham. The event this year celebrated 60 years since entering service of LL718, a Bristol LL5G from 1950.

Winner of the Bernard Watkin Memorial Trophy (as voted by other entrants) was entry 18 a newly restored 1949 Bedford OB reg. LTT913 owned by Bart Keaney from Hepworth in Suffolk.

Winner of the London Connection Award, the Peter Claughton Memorial Shield was entry 35 a 1972 Bristol RELH Coach reg VHL177L newly bought by the East Anglia Transport Museum from Julian Patteson

Here is the final list of 47 entrants that arrived at the showground.
  • 1 1950 KNG718 Bristol LL5G/ECW B39R Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LL718
  • 2 1954 OVF229 Bristol LD5G/ECW H33/25RD Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LKD229
  • 3 1959 5789AH Bristol MW5G/ECW C39F Eastern Transport Collection Society,Attleborough Ex ECOC LS789
  • 5 1962 557BNG Bristol FL6G/ECW H33/27RD EATMS, Carlton Colville EX ECOC LFL57
  • 6 1949 HPW133 Bristol K5G/ECW H30/26R D Gray, Lincoln Ex ECOC LKH133
  • 7 1959 3003AH Bristol SC4LK/ECW B35F Patrick Burnside, Thorpe St. Andrew Ex ECOC LC556
  • 8 1983 ODO798 Leyland Leopard/Plaxton Paramount Fowlers Travel, Holbeach Drove
  • 9 1952 MXX481 AEC Regal IV/MCCW B39F Mike Betterton, Tivetshall St. Mary Ex LT RF504
  • 10 1964 ADX63B AEC Regent V/Massey H64R Ipswich Transport Museum Ex Ipswich Corporation
  • 11 1958 RSL383 AEC Reliance/Dalesman C35C George Atkin, Market Rasen New to Essex County as MJD759
  • 13 1964 487GFR AEC Reliance/Harrington Grenadier 36 C34F Nick Webster, Lower Southrepps Ex Abbots, Blackpool
  • 14 1964 AEX85B AEC Reliance/Pennine B39F EATMS, Carlton Colville EX GY 85
  • 15 1966 JJD463D AEC Routemaster/Park Royal H72R P Veares, Plaistow, London EX LT RML 2463
  • 16 1952 LAO630 Albion Nimbus/Duple C31F Eastons Coaches, Stratton Strawless New to Henderson, Alston
  • 17 1947 DBU889 Bedford OB/Duple Vista C27F Felix Taxis, Long Melford New to Shearing, Oldham
  • 18 1949 LTT913 Bedford OB/Duple Vista C29F Bart Keaney, Hepworth, Suffolk New to Sunbeam, Torquay
  • 19 1974 PFW419N Bedford SB5/Plaxton Panorama IV C41F Martin Stone, North Somercoats Jonathan Joplin, Tittleshall, King's Lynn
  • 20 1976 RGS598R Bedford YMT/Duple C57F Nick Dasey, Carbrooke New to Tricentrol
  • 21 1979 YJE3T Bedford YMT/Plaxton C53F Kenzie, Shepreth Entered by Cambridge Omnibus Society
  • 22 1980 JKV412V Bedford YMT/Plaxton Supreme C53F Smiths Coaches, Blofield
  • 23 1983 TJH881Y Bedford YNT/Plaxton C53F Jeff Morss, T/a Fareline Bus & Coach, Wingfield Engine Ford 500T
  • 24 2002 OY53RDZ Irisbus/Agoraline B44F Norfolk Green, King's Lynn
  • 25 2006 PN06TVP Irisbus/Marco Polo C70F NORSE Commercial Services
  • 26 1974 RGV284N Leyland Leopard/Willowbrook B55F Hedingham Omnibuses, Sible Hedingham Headingham L84
  • 28 1957 KDB696 Leyland Tiger Club/MCW B44F Mike Flynn, Norwich Ex North Western 696
  • 29 2010 BV10ZJO Mercedes/Tourino C34F Simonds, Diss Midi coach of the year 2010
  • 30 1983 FAH275Y Volvo B10M/Plaxton C57F Andrew Fowler, Dog Drove, Holbeach Jonathan Joplin, Tittleshall, King's Lynn
  • 31 1998 JJZ9131 Volvo B10M/Van Hool C49F Jonathan Joplin, Tittleshall, King's Lynn Bassett,Tittensor. 33469,
  • 32 1962 675OCV Bedford SB3/Duple Super Vega C41F Len & Maura Wright, Norwich Ex Crimson Tours
  • 33 1990 H157DJU Dennis Javelin Duple 320 C57F Semmence
  • 34 2010 AY60BVD Daf SB180/MCV B40F Carters Coaches, Wherstead, Ipswich Brand new , just delivered.
  • 35 1972 VHK177L              Bristol RELH/ECW C49F Julian Patteson, Snettisham New to Tillings Transport
  • 36 1976 VPW85S               Bristol VRT/ECW H43/31F Julian Patteson, Snettisham New to ECOC but ordered by Waveney.
  • 37 1972 OCK995K              Bristol VRT/ECW Open top O39/31F Julian Patteson, Snettisham New to Ribble, converted to open top by ECOC as OT5
  • 38 1991 J853TSC Leyland Olympian/Alexander H51/30D Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 100, new to Lothian
  • 39 1977 UFX852X Leyland National 1 B49F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 152, new to Hants & Dorset
  • 40 2005 MX05EKW Optare X1200/ Tempo B42F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 400 Costessey P&R
  • 41 2005 YJ05PXA VDL DB250/Wrightbus Pulsar Gemini H41/24F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 500, Thickthorn P&R
  • 42 2010 SN10CFD ADL Enviro 400 H80F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 600 Harford P&R
  • 43 1950 MYB33 Bedford OB/Duple Vista C29C Stuart Jones,Moulton Bedford 28hp engine, The coach was new to Safeway Services of South Petherton in 1950.
  • 44 2008 AO57HCD Scania OmniCity D/D H47/30F Anglian Bus, Ellough Fleet No 504
  • 45 1963 CUV151C AEC Routemaster/Park Royal H36/28R Awayadays, Wood Dalling RM2151, Entered by Dave Brown
  • 46 1962 MOO177 Bristol MW/ECW B45F Dave Vince. Ex ENOC 1407
  • 47 1960 2730VX Bristol MW5G/ECW B45F EX ENOC 519
  • 48 1962 XDL730 Bedford SB8/Duple Supervega C--F Reuban Originally with Southern Vectis, converted to motor home
  • 49 1966 JJD419D AEC Routemaster/Park Royal H40/32R R Hood London Country
  • 50 1979 BKE861T Bristol VRTSL3/ECW H43/41F Judds Travel, Manea Gardner 6LXB
  •   [Richard Dixon] 19:47 on 5 Sep 2010
         

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