Simonds of Botesdale

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Simonds of Botesdale
Simonds of Botesdale (logo).svg
YJ11 AOH, Van Hool, Simonds , Botesdale, Norfolk.. May 2011.jpg
Van Hool T915 in May 2011
Founded 1927 [1]
Headquarters Diss
Service area Norfolk
Suffolk
Service type Bus & coach services
Routes 13
Destinations Norwich, Diss, Ipswich & Bury St Edmunds
Fleet 52 (October 2013)
Chief executive Martyn Simonds
Website www.simonds.co.uk

Simonds of Botesdale[2] are a bus and coach operator based in Diss.[3][4][5] They operate bus services in the Diss, Norwich, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds areas of East Anglia as well as coach charter services. They operate a number of county council public bus routes in Norfolk and Suffolk as well as school buses. As of October 2013 Simonds operated 13 bus services[6] using a fleet of 52 buses and coaches.[7] under the branding of Simonds CountryLink.[8] They won a London 2012 Olympics contract for four coaches during a three week period.[9]

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  1. ^ http://www.whtimes.co.uk/sport/olympics_2_405/diss_bus_firm_secures_olympic_contract_1_1112126 Welwyn Hatfield Times
  2. ^ Companies House extract company no 2299468 Simonds of Botesdale Limited
  3. ^ "inorfolk.co.uk". Retrieved May 22, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Home". Simonds.co.uk. Retrieved 2012-08-08. 
  5. ^ "Suffolk on Board". Retrieved May 22, 2012. 
  6. ^ Local Bus Service Simonds of Botesdale
  7. ^ Simonds fleet list Norwich Bus Page 1 October 2013
  8. ^ http://www.simonds.co.uk/local-bus-services Local Bus Services
  9. ^ http://www.royston-crow.co.uk/news/business_2_1572/diss_bus_drivers_head_to_london_to_fulfil_olympic_contract_1_1450773 London 2012 Contract

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