First Norwich Repaint Update

33159 is the latest Norwich bus to be sent to Rotherham works
A quick update this morning to outline the mid month repaint updates from the local First operations. A full outline of all the month's movements will be available in the coming fortnight in "What's Where" for the end of October.

Plaxton President bodied Dennis Trident 33159 LR02LXU has been sent to Rotherham Midland Road for repaint into Orange Line livery and interior refurbishment with e-leather seating. Meanwhile, one of the first pair sent to Rotherham before 33159 is currently in the paint shop following completion of the refurbishment.

Purple Line Plaxton President bodied Dennis Trident 33003 LK51UZS has returned with refurbished interior and repainted rear end and has re-entered service. 33166 LR02LYD has returned with the same treatment. Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TL 32201 LT52WTF has been repainted and refurbished for its first time into Purple Line livery. Both are also back in service.

Streetlite 63318 SK65PWY in Ballymena (Phillip McAlliney)
All recent Wright Eclipse Urban bodied Volvo B7RLEs transferred from Ipswich are now in service in their various livery. 66976 KX05MGZ is in Yellow Line livery, 66978 KX05MHE is in Purple Line livery and 66980 KX05MHJ and 66982 KX05MHL are both in Turquoise Line livery.

Meanwhile, Phillip has been in touch from Ireland again with the latest First Norwich Wright Streetlite Max photo. This is 63318 SK65PWY, which was road tested yesterday and next in line for dispatch to The Port of Belfast. 
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