TM5076 : A Green Bus in Southwold

taken 4 years ago, near to Southwold, Suffolk, Great Britain

A Green Bus in Southwold
A Green Bus in Southwold
This photo shows a green bus in the High Street waiting to depart on an excursion following the route of the former Southwold Railway which ran between Southwold and Halesworth. That railway opened on the 24th September 1879 and closed on the 12th April 1929, so it saw nearly fifty years service. The bus is 2485 (OVL 494) a 1960 Bristol SC4LK with Eastern Coach Works B35F bodywork formerly operated by the Lincolnshire Road Car Co.Ltd, but now seeing further service in Southwold. It is known as Olive by the new bus operator. Incidentally, SC in SC4LK stands for Small Capacity, whilst 4LK stands for the Gardner 4LK engine of 3.8 litres capacity which powered the vehicle.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 5057 7637 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.6895N 1:40.5592E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 5058 7640
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Bristol SC4lk  Eastern Coach Works  Eastern Coachworks  ECW 

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