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AUG
21
2018

New Euro 6 hybrid ‘deckers for London

By The Whisperer

With many years in the coach and bus industry, The Whisperer keeps his ear to the ground for all the latest tit-bits and gossip. Tell him what’s going on in your part of the world: e-mail him via editorial@route-one.net


In a change to recent London tender rounds, almost half of the latest results sees the requirement for new Euro 6 hybrid ‘deckers, with CT Plus and Stagecoach the operators.

Around 50 new buses are expected to cover a PVR of 41 on routes 20 (CT Plus, was Go-Ahead), 54, 75 and 96 (Stagecoach, all retained).

The rest of the new contracts (PVR 58) for 11 routes use older diesel buses to be upgraded to Euro 6.