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First Bus Announces New Open-Top Bus Service for Norwich

  • First Bus is launching its brand new open-top service the City Clipper on Saturday 20 July
  • Take in the historic sites of Norwich from the top-deck on this carefully curated circular route
  • 'Hop-on and hop-off' at any of the 12 stops featured on the map to explore Norwich
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First Bus East of England Proudly Sponsors Norwich Pride 2024

  • First Bus East of England is official communications sponsor of Norwich Pride 2024
  • First's vibrant Pride Bus will be used as a unique venue at the event on Saturday 27 July
George the Poet

George the Poet and First Bus release ‘ode to the bus’ poem, as research shows Brits want to connect more in public spaces

  • New research commissioned by First Bus finds that four in five Brits think buses are an important way of connecting with their community, inspiring wordsmith, George the Poet, to create a powerful poem 
  • However, nine in ten Brits struggle to make conversation with strangers and four in five would love to be better at making small talk 
  • Psychologist and expert in social sciences, Dr. Tara Quinn-Cirillo, has revealed her top tips on how to engage in small talk
First Bus' Poppy Bus in Colchester

Free travel for Armed forces Community this weekend (29th & 30th June)

To commemorate and support ‘Armed Forces Day’, First Bus East of England, is providing ‘FREE BUS TRAVEL’ on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June to any person travelling to an organised event wearing uniforms and/or medals of the Royal Navy, Army, Royal Marines, Royal Air Force and any associated cadet force.

First Eastern Counties Electric Bus 21 Service - Credit Will Mason

First Bus Announces Expanded Bus Services in Norwich from 23 June

  • Turquoise Line X13 will now offer faster journeys from Attleborough to Norwich, and route extended to Norwich Rail Station.
  • Introduction of Green Line 17 service providing additional connectivity between St Stephen's Street, Castle Meadow, Yarmouth Road, and Broadland Gate.
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The 1C Coastal Clipper Cabriolet bus service is returning to Great Yarmouth Seafront

The much-loved 1C Coastal Clipper Cabriolet bus service is returning to Great Yarmouth seafront on Saturday 4th May.

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First Eastern Counties announces Service Changes in Suffolk, including new services for Stowupland

First Eastern Counties has announced some changes to its Suffolk services, that will come into effect from 14th April 2024.

Janette Bell, Piers Marlow & Isabel McAllister

First Bus completes transformation of Roundtree Way to all-electric bus fleet

  • The project to electrify Roundtree Way depot is complete
  • The depot is now the operational centre for 70 state of the art electric vehicles
  • This is the first complete zero-emission commercial bus fleet in England outside of London
First Eastern Counties Electric Bus 21 Service - Credit Will Mason

First Eastern Counties announces service updates

  • First Eastern Counties is making some changes to Orange and Red Line services from Sunday 25th February
  • For the Red Line, 23/23A and 24/24A, the Monday to Friday timetable has been revised in order to improve the punctuality of the service, while also starting the service earlier in the morning
  • On Saturdays, the red line buses will operate more frequently providing up to three buses per-hour, increasing the combined frequency to every ten minutes along the common sections of the route
  • The Orange Line 21, from Monday to Friday additional morning journeys between Bowthorpe, West Earlham and Norwich will provide a bus up to every ten minutes
White House Primary School Year 4 Children

First Norwich buzzes into White House Farm Primary School on first stop of electric bus tour

  • First Norwich is visiting schools in Norwich with a brand new electric zero-emissions double deck bus.
  • The first stop of the tour was at White House Primary School in Sprowston.
  • First Norwich is currently operating 24 electric vehicles in the city, this number will increase to 70 by April this year.
  • First Norwich invites city schools to request a stop on the tour.