Late last summer, DAVID JENKINS explored parts of the InterConnect network in Lincolnshire, built up from early 1999 as complementary rural and interurban services, and found how much it has changed in style and substance over its first 20 years

Stagecoach East Midlands 15811 (FX12 BBV), an Alexander Dennis Enviro400-bodied Scania N230UD in InterConnect colours but lacking branding, operating former Norfolk Green route 505 (King’s Lynn-Spalding). It has negotiated the Crosskeys swing bridge over the River Nene at Sutton Bridge on this isolated part of the network. 

Lincolnshire's InterConnect network is 21 years old. At its purest, it provides links between the major towns at increased frequencies, with guaranteed connections at selected interchanges, some to local routes using smaller buses. 

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