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Simonds Optare Excel
« on: May 07, 2011, 06:12:09 AM »
Former Carters Coaches, originally Ipswich 192, Optare Excel P192 SGV was seen in Bury St Edmunds 6 May 2011.

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Re: Simonds Optare Excel
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2011, 08:25:08 AM »
What happened to the T-reg one they had new?

It used to run into Kings Lynn on a COWA contract?


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Re: Simonds Optare Excel
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2011, 03:02:34 PM »
Surprised it isn't scrap yet, considering it's an Excel, and an old one at that! :o :o
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Re: Simonds Optare Excel
« Reply #3 on: May 08, 2011, 09:12:44 AM »
Got a front view of this bus on Saturday 7 May

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Re: Simonds Optare Excel
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2011, 07:22:40 AM »
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Re: Simonds Optare Excel
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2011, 08:12:54 PM »
Simonds ex Carters Excel noted in Bury St Edmunds today carrying registration JGV 929

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Re: Simonds Optare Excel
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2012, 09:42:39 PM »
Simonds JGV 929, the former Carters Optare Excel which was acquired in March 2011 and operated in Carters livery, has now been repainted. It is in the company livery of white with floating leaves. This bus was new as Ipswich 192 (P192 SGV).

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