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At the end of June I finally got the time to post my final report of the Blog On Tour in the USA. It was from San Francisco with  pics of cable cars, buses, trolleybuses and historic streetcars.

At long last I have managed to sort the numerous photos and I am pleased to bring you the report on transportation in San Francisco T.

On the 29th June I posted that two enthusiast events were being held over the coming weekend. Firstly there was the annual Vintage Transport Weekend at the North Norfolk Railway with many preserved buses and coaches taking part.  Finally, there was the East Coast Pirates Car Club's annual Mega Meet to be held on the the town's Marine Parade close to the Britannia Pier

There's a busy weekend ahead with two events planed in our the local area Firstly there's the annual Vintage Transport Weekend at .

On 29th June I posted that another Great Yarmouth stalwart, Plaxton President bodied Volvo B7TL 32211, had been stood down from service. LT52WTU was expected to follow similar former Caister Road deckers in their onward transfer to the South West

Another Great Yarmouth stalwart, Plaxton President bodied Volvo has been stood down from service is expected to foll.

The 28th June also saw another liveried bus on the town's service 8, between Caister's Marram Drive and the James Paget Hospital. Recently it had seen the use of yellow and pink liveried deckers and that afternoon a purple one was to be seen on the route!

The June also saw another liveried bus on the town's service between Caister's Marram Drive and the James Paget Hospital. Recently it had seen the use of yellow and pink liveried deckers and that afternoon a purple one was to be seen on the route!

The 28th June witnessed a couple of vehicle swaps taking place which saw Lowestoft based Enviro 200 45118 ST09JPT go on loan to Ipswich Depot as cover for their Enviro fleet whilst Ipswich Volvo B7RLE 66850 MX05CHD moved in the opposite direction to the Suffolk Coast.

The June witnessed a couple of vehicle swaps taking place which saw Lowestoft based Enviro 200 45118 go on loan to Ipswich Depot as cover for their Enviro fleet whilst Ipswich Volvo 66850 moved in the opposite direction to the Suffolk Coast.

The 26th June saw the final journey of Craske Coaches Plaxton Paramount bodied DAF SB, registered ORY640 on a lowloader. My thanks to Kevan Portas for the info and photo

The June saw the final journey of Craske Coaches Plaxton Paramount bodied DAF SB, registered on a lowloader. My thanks to Kevan Portas for the info and photo

Back from the USA, I prepared a belated Service Alterations Registered for 22nd June. They included amendments by Anglianbus, Konect and Sanders. Fred Agombar, operator of the Olde Norwich Tour, was requested to attend a Public Inquiry at the offices of the Traffic Commissioners

As you will probably have guessed, I am back from my trip to the west coast of the USA and will be posting about our San Francisco experienc.

I was continuing to report from the USA on the 23rd with a photo of our tour bus. 'What a week has gone by; new operator(s) for the Great Yarmouth - Beccles- Bungay service, an open topper for the Great Yarmouth seafront route, streetdecks operating in the town plus new transfers in. However back in the US unfortunately one of our passengers was taken ill with a suspected heart attack'

new operator(s) for the Great Yarmouth - Beccles- Bungay service, an open topper for the Great Yarmo.

On the 21st June Grahame had the unenviable task of writing a tribute to his friend Jim Long. He wrote: 'It is with great sadness and shock we are reporting the sudden passing of Jim Long. Jim was a regular contributor to our blog and has been a truly good friend to myself for the past twelve years or so.  Our Thoughts, Prayers and Love are with Jim's wife Eve and his family.

On the 21st June Grahame had the unenviable task of writing a tribute to his friend Jim Long. He wrote: 'It is with great sadness and shock we are reporting the sudden passing of Jim Long. Jim was a regular contributor to our blog and has been a truly good friend to myself for the past twelve years or so. Our Thoughts, Prayers and Love are with Jim's wife Eve and his family.

Also on 20th June gave details of the latest First activity which included the news that a batch of Volvo B9TL/Wright Geminis were being transferred to East Anglia from First Leeds. He also reported that the 8 between the JPH and Caister pink was being worked by two Norwich Pink Line branded Streetdecks. Jim Long provided his last photo for the blog showing Norwich Volvo B9TL 36166 receiving its new Blue Line livery

We begin with news that a batch of Volvo Geminis are being transferred to E.

On the 20th June I reported from the Evergreen Air Museum at McMinnville in Oregon; where surprisingly an old bus was on display ~ Stoughton Bus

On the June I reported from the Evergreen Air Museum at McMinnville in Oregon; where surprisingly an old bus was on display ~ Stoughton Bus

On the 19th June I reported from Portland, Oregon on the TriMet as part of the Blog On Tour

After a couple of days travelling through areas with limited or no bus activity, we have now crossed the state border from Washington into O.

By the 16th the 'Blog On Tour' reached Port Angeles situated in Clallam County in Washington State. Public transport wise it is served by Clallam Transit.

The second hotel on our USA itinerary is located at Port Angeles, situated in Clallam County in Washington State Port Angeles has a po.

The 15th June saw the blog's first report from the west coast of the USA as part of Blog On Tour and featured Seattle

The 15th June saw the blog's first report from the west coast of the USA as part of Blog On Tour and featured Seattle

The 18th June saw the unusual sight of a Yellow line decker on the 8 service in Great Yarmouth. It was Norwich based Trident 32106 (LT02ZCV),

The June saw the unusual sight of a Yellow line decker on the 8 service in Great Yarmouth. It was Norwich based Trident 32106