Blackpool Citaro launch
Blackpool Transport has showcased six of its ten new Mercedes-Benz Citaros at a stakeholder launch event on the town’s Promenade. Representing an investment of over £1.7m, the Euro6 Citaros feature E-leather trimmed seats, wood effect flooring, free Wi-Fi and mobile charging points for customers.
They feature extra room for wheelchairs and customers with buggies than the vehicles they replace, along with next stop announcements and a new premium brand livery. They will be used on the town’s Service 5. High Furlong School student Christopher Dickinson; Chair of Blackpool Transport, Cllr Gillian Campbell and the municipal operator’s Service Delivery Director, Bob Mason, officially launched the vehicles. Blackpool Transport has a long standing partnership with Highfurlong School.