A launch party will take place in Norwich on Saturday 5th of
September ahead of the new network on the following Monday.
As always, September is set to be an exciting month in Norwich with a number of service revisions and deliveries being made. As requested by a couple of readers, so no doubt it will be of interest to many, here is a date by date 'heads up' of the month ahead.

Thursday 3rd September
First Norwich will begin operation of new school service 910 between Wroxham Road and Broadland High School. Changes are also made from this day to First Norwich services to and from the University Technical College Norwich.

Friday 4th September
First Lowestoft will take on the running of the Suffolk County Council school contract between Halesworth and Bungay High School, to be numbered service 925.

Special services will operate to accomodate passengers for
Reload and Sundown Festivals at the Norfolk Showground.
Saturday 5th September
A launch party event will take place on Millennium Plain, outside The Form, in Norwich City Centre for the new Norwich Park and Ride. For Reload Festival at the Norfolk Showground, special services are in place on the existing X1 and event service 100.

Sunday 6th September
The second wave of changes to the Sanders network will come into place. This includes changes to service 9, 42, 43, 44, X44, X55 and 210. Following service changes from Tuesday 1st September, Konectbus 37B (Sundays and Public Holidays) will be transferred to Anglianbus with Sunday 6th September being the first day of operation. For Reload Festival at the Norfolk Showground, special services are in place on the existing X1 and event service 100.

Monday 7th September
Eighteen brand new Alexander Dennis Enviro400s will enter service on a brand new Norwich Park and Ride network operated entirely by Konectbus. Complimenting them a handful of refurbished buses previously operated by Konectbus on the old network.

Saturday 13th September
For Sundown Festival at the Norfolk Showground, special services are in place on the existing X1 and event service 100.

Sunday 14th September
For Sundown Festival at the Norfolk Showground, special services are in place on the existing X1 and event service 100.

Sunday 21st September
Sanders will begin picking up in areas withdrawn from the First
network from Monday 22nd September
Service changes come into place on First Norwich services 11, 11A, 12, 12A, 14, 14A, 15, 15A, 25, 26, 26A, 27, 35 and 36. This includes the withdrawal of services to points between Wroxham and Stalham (12/12A), Rackheath and Salhouse (14/14A) and North Wymondham, Silfield and Harts Farm (14/14A/15/15A). Konectbus services 2 and 2A will revert back to the winter timetable, whilst Norfolk Coaster service 22 is to withdrawn until the next high season.

Monday 22nd September
Following changes to First Norwich services on Sunday 20th September, new Sanders service 10 will begin operating to indirectly replace service 12. Furthermore, existing service 32 will see the first day of its extended route to pick up passengers from Cozens Hardy Road, where First's 11A will have been withdrawn from.
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