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Offline Spoddendale

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Wells Beach Shuttle
« on: February 12, 2022, 06:09:19 PM »
The East Norfolk Bus Blog website has a news item reporting that the now closed (and dismantled) Wells Harbour miniature railway will be replaced with one of the newly introduced Mellor Sigma 7 electric buses very soon. During the busy summer months this vehicle will be supplemented with an open top Leyland PS2 single decker which Holkham Estates has brought over from Jersey.

The item with photos may be seen via this link (under the heading for Friday 11 February):
https://eastnorfolkbus.blogspot.com/

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Offline John Wakefield

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Re: Wells Beach Shuttle
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2022, 07:49:28 PM »
 J1942 is a Leyland Tiger PS1 chassis dating from around 1950 which was new to Jersey Motor Company registered J5567. It was then transferred to Guernsey and carried the registrations 2493 and 12523. Whilst in Guernsey it was re-bodied as an open top vehicle. Moved to Edinburgh with Mac Tours in the late 1990’s and registered YSL 334 and later with Ensign Bus as 840 XUJ before returning to Jersey and registered J1942 with Jersey Bus Tours, St Helier. According to DVLA its now back on 840 XUJ and taxed till Jan 2023 with a new V5c  issued   17 January 2022. So have Holkham Estates bought it? Who will be the operator as I dont see Holkham Estates as having an operators licence.
« Last Edit: February 12, 2022, 08:16:58 PM by John Wakefield »