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  Norwich Bus Rally Attended Entry List 11/9/2011
  Sponsored by Konectbus
  Thanks to all vehicles that attended and to sponsors, Konectbus of Dereham. The event this year celebrated 80 years since the formation of the Eastern Counties Omnibus Company in 1931. Winner of the Bernard Watkin Memorial Trophy (as voted by other entrants) was entry 8 a 1980 Bedford YMT/Plaxton Supreme reg. JKV412V belonging to Smiths Coaches of Blofield. Winner of the London Connection Award, the Peter Claughton Memorial Shield was entry 6 a 1952 AEC Regal IV/MCCW reg MXX481 owned by Mike Betterton of Tivetshall St Mary. Here is the final list of the 40 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
  • 4 1949 HPW133 Bristol K5G/ECW H30/26R D Gray, Lincoln EX ECOC LKH133
  • 5 1953 VNO859 Bristol KSW5G/ECW L27/28RD D Leatherdale, Coggeshall Ex ENOC BE1407
  • 6 1952 MXX481 AEC Regal IV/MCCW B39F Mike Betterton, Tivetshall St. Mary Ex LT RF504
  • 7 1973 SPK203M AEC Reliance/Plaxton C49F Lawrance & Walker, Colchester Ex London Country P3
  • 8 1980 JKV412V Bedford YMT/Plaxton Supreme C53F Smiths Coaches, Blofield
  • 10 1976 RGS598R Bedford YMT/Duple C57F Nick Dasey, Carbrooke New to Tricentrol
  • 11 1967 PBJ2F Leyland PD2/47 /Massey H34/28R Mike Betterton, Tivetshall St. Mary Ex Lowestoft 12
  • 14 1986 D138FYM Leyland Olympian/ECW H42/26D Ipswich Bus Preservation Grounp Ex LT L138
  • 15 1982 IIL4317 Mercedes/Neoplan Cityliner C16F D Cocking, Basildon New to Clevdon Motorway
  • 16 1983 FAH275Y Volvo B10M/Plaxton C57F Jonathan Joplin, Tittleshall, King's Lynn New to Smith, Wood Norton
  • 18 1965 CUV151C AEC Routemaster/Park Royal H36/28R Awayadays, Wood Dalling RM2151, Entered by Dave Brown
  • 19 1983 TJH881Y Bedford YNT/Plaxton C53F Jeff Morss, Wingfield Engine Ford 500T
  • 20 1974 PFW419N Bedford SB5/Plaxton Panorama IV C41F Applebys Coaches, Louth New to Applebys of Lincolnshire in 1974.
  • 21 2010 YN60BZG Volvo B7R/ Plaxton Profile C70F NORSE Commercial Services Norwich
  • 22 1964 487GFR AEC Reliance/Harrington Grenadier 36 C34F Nick Webster, Lower Southrepps Ex Abbots, Blackpool
  • 23 1977 UFX852S Leyland National 1 B49F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 152, new to Hants & Dorset
  • 24 2000 W218PRB Optare Excel 2 B45F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 218 Fab 4 branding
  • 25 2005 YJ05PXE VDL DB250/Wrightbus Pulsar Gemini H41/24F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 504
  • 26 2010 SN10CFD Dennis Trident 2/ADL Enviro 400 H80F Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 603
  • 27 1970 WNG864H Bristol RELL/ECW DP50F Julian Patterson, Snettisham Ex ECOC RLE864
  • 28 1999 T9BJF Volvo B10M/Van Hool Alizee T9 C51FT Freestones Coaches, Beetley Entered by Chris Birchnall
  • 29 1979 BYX143V MCW Metrobus/MCW PO43/28D The Castle Pub, Norwich New to LT MB143, later York Pullman 214 now branded the Big Gay Bus
  • 30 1976 SHO628P Bedford NJM/Plaxton Panorama Elite IV C37F G Atkin, North Owersby, Lincs New to Porton Down Research then a Driver Training Vehicle
  • 31 2010 V301 LGC Volvo B7TL Plaxton President H61D Konectbus, Dereham Fleet No 701 Ex London General
  • 32 2011 YT11LVF Scania Omnilink Euro 5 B46F Anglian Bus
  • 33 2011 AU11EPE Optare Versa Euro 5 B37F Anglian Bus
  • 34 1950 MYB33 Bedford OB Duple Vista C29F Stuart Jones , Moulton New to Safeway Services, South Petherton
  • 35 1979 BKE861T Bristol VRT/SL3 /ECW O43/31F Judds Travel, Guyhirn New to Maidstone & District
  • 36 1985 HIL7477 Scania K112/Van Hool C53F Spratts, Wreningham Orig Reg C22YEX
  • 37 1981 LPY721W Bedford PJK/Duple C29F Simon Moore, Carleton Forehoe Ex OK
  • 38 2010 YJ59NNZ Optare Tempo B43F Norfolk Green Ex Optare demonstrator, Fleet 107
  • 39 1959 3014AH Bristol MW5G/ECW B45F Patrick Burnside, Thorpe St. Andrew Ex ECOC LM452
  • 40 2011 BD11 CFO Volvo B9TL/Wright Gemini 2 N45/29F +14S First Bus Entered by Dave McAbe
  • 41 1948 EAV458 Leyland Tiger PS1/Duple C35F Eric Graveling, Bourne, Lincs Ex Sutherland 117
  • 42 1960 2730VX Bristol MW5G/ECW B45F N Miles , Horsford, Norwich Ex ENOC 519
  • 43 1962 675OCV Bedford SB3/Duple Super Vega C41F Len & Maura Wright, Norwich Ex Crimson Tours
  • 44 1980 KRU848W Bristol VRT/SL3/ECW H43/31F Michael Cole, Frinton Ex Hants & Dorset 3448
  •   [Richard Dixon] 16:38 on 4 Sep 2011
         

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