|36180 on loan from Norwich on the X1 to Peterborough|
earlier today in Great Yarmouth
Gerard, over on the X1 Blog has reported the expected future allocations of the current X1 fleet, consisting of Volvo B7TL and B9TL Wright Eclipse Geminis. The B7s (37156-60) will be the first to be replaced and will head over to FirstPotteries. Seven of the B9s will be allocated to Lowestoft for use on the X2 (37563-69) and the remaining ten (37570-79) will be sent to nearby Great Yarmouth for use on the 1s, X1 shorts and the occasional 8.
The new buses are expected to enter service in groups of five. More information can be found on the X1 Blog.
For reference, here is a detailed list of the allocations.
FirstPotteries (Newcastle-Under-Lyme)37156 AU07DXS
FirstEastern Counties (Lowestoft)37563 AU58ECA
FirstEastern Counties (Great Yarmouth)37570 AU58ECT