Familiarity is one of the principal reasons that Llandudno-based operator Alpine Travel placed its ninth Mercedes-Benz Tourismo into service this week, complete with a 20-plate registration.
The new coach is a 13m Tourismo M/2. While it is not PSVAR compliant, it comes with a lift and space for two wheelchair users. Upgrading it to gain PSVAR certification would not be difficult, which illustrates another reason why Alpine sticks with the Tourismo: The type’s versatility.
Because of that, a second identical Tourismo has been ordered for delivery at the end of 2020.
Alpine Travel had previously . . .