Three 10.8m Wrightbus StreetLites have been added to the fleet of Grayline Coaches from Oxfordshire. With a maximum capacity of 70 passengers, each of the single deckers have Lazzarini Practico E-Leather trimmed seats, Synectics CCTV, a DVD player and a monitor system, as well as a Denso drivers air conditioning unit. Replacing three 9.5m wheel […]
Whites of St Albans have taken delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 516CDi based EVM X-Clusive VIP. The minicoach’s power comes from a Euro5 163bhp common rail direct injection diesel engine with a seven-speed G-Tronic gearbox. The specification includes an EVM plug type electric door, LED strip lights on the entry step, 11 EVM Extend VIP […]
Stephensons of Essex have taken delivery of two ADL Enviro400 bodied Scania N230 UD4x2 double deckers. Powered by 230hp Euro5 engines coupled with ZF gearboxes, they each have 75 Lazzerini seats, tinted glass, a wheelchair ramp and Hanover destination equipment. MD of Stephensons of Essex, Bill Hiron, said, ‘We are gradually replacing our older step […]
London based sightseeing operator, Golden Tours, has added six 10.3m Volvo B9TL open toppers to its fleet. They are the first Volvos in the UK and Ireland to be specified with MCV open top bodywork. The vehicle has rigid low beam front axles and is powered by a rear mounted Volvo D9B engine with a […]
A new £2m fleet of 12 ADL Enviro300s have been put into service by First in Bolton. All fitted with Wi-Fi, they are working the 501 route (Chorley Old Road to Farnworth via Bolton Hospital). The vehicles previously used on the 501 will be moved to other routes in Bolton, replacing older buses and ensuring […]
Organisers of this year’s combined UK Coach Awards and Rally have decided to split the two events into separate occasions for 2014. Next year is the Rally’s Diamond Jubilee and the milestone event will take place at Alton Towers Resort over the weekend of 10 and 11 May. UK Coach Rally Chairman, Stephen Telling, said, […]
Hayes, Middlesex based City Circle UK Ltd has added four 10.8m Scania Irizar i6 coaches to its fleet. Based on the Scania 360hp K360 EB4x2 chassis, they each have 36 seats, a rear floor mounted washroom, a servery unit, two fridges, a DVD player, two monitors, a satellite navigation system and a reversing camera. The […]
Woods of Tillicoultry has taken delivery of a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 516CDi based Unvi Vega GT. The vehicle’s bespoke specification includes eight Politecnica Trans Europe Express leather seats (but it can be up-seated to 12 if required), a Diavia air conditioning system, a fridge and a Bosch entertainment package. The minicoach was supplied by Coachtraders.