Konectbus

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
logo
image
Parent Go-Ahead Group
Founded 1999
Headquarters Dereham
Service area Cromer
Dereham
King's Lynn
Norwich
Sheringham
Swaffham
Watton
Wymondham
Service type Bus services
Alliance Anglian Bus
Depots 1
Fleet 57 (September 2013)
Chief executive Julian Paterson
Website www.konectbus.co.uk

Konectbus[1] is a bus operator based in Dereham in Norfolk, England. It is a subsidiary of the Go-Ahead Group.

History[edit]

Konectbus was formed in 1999 when the Saham Toney depot of Norfolk Green was purchased from with four coaches. The company moved out of coach operations and into tendered bus services.[2]

In 2004 the depot was relocated to Toftwood. In March 2013 a new depot was opened in Rashes Green Industrial Estate. In 2005 Konectbus began to operate park and ride services under contract to Norwich City Council with a fleet of 11 new buses.[2]

In March 2010 Konectbus was sold to the Go-Ahead Group.[2][3][4]

Services[edit]

Konectbus operates 27 services including three of Norwich's park and ride routes, Costessey, Harford and Thickthorn.[5]

Fleet[edit]

As at September 2013, the fleet consisted of 57 buses, primarily Dennis Trident 2s and Optares.[6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Companies House extract company no 3149258 Konectbus Limited
  2. ^ a b c Konectbus - established 1999 Konectbus
  3. ^ Go-Ahead snaps up Konectbus Transport Xtra 17 March 2010
  4. ^ Dereham bus firm sold to transport group Dereham Times 19 March 2010
  5. ^ Norwich Park & Ride Konectbus
  6. ^ Fleet List Konectbus 25 September 2013

External links[edit]