Capacity is the king for Scania with i4 tri-axle

High-capacity coaches form a niche part of the market. If you’re in need of something that delivers 80 seats and luggage space, then look...

Much more than a ‘box ticker’

Pelican bus & Coach reckons the Yutong TC12 is the best value 12m at its price point. We put it to the test There is...

Panther’s versatility ticks a box for one customer

At 12.2m, the Volvo B8R with Plaxton Panther body is a coach that can do lots of jobs. That is among several reasons that...

Van Hool EX16M is a solid mid-range challenger

After a stuttering start, Van Hool’s EX range is set to mount a serious challenge in the middle of the market, says importer Arriva...

Midicoach sector gains a premium VDL option

VDL’s Futura FHD2 range has gained an addition: The 10.6m FHD2-106, which is placed as a premium model with potential for customisation. We drive...

Compromise not needed for electric

Optare’s MetroDecker has now been with us, in Euro 6 diesel form, for nearly four years. When launched at Covent Garden, London, in May...

Otokar’s Navigo T does coaching in miniature

Operators that run Varios have been gnashing their teeth ever since Euro 6 arrived about what would be the natural successor to the popular...

Used Setra still stakes claim to top-line touring

Setra, the premium German marque left the UK and Irish market for new coaches some time ago, but in the used sector it is still...

The two-axle challenger from BCI arrives in town

The double-decker bus market gained another addition recently in the Ensign Excellence. It promises high capacity and a custom-made design. But what does it...

Tourliner takes two: The evolution of a Neoplan

Hotly-anticipated was the right-hand drive debut of Neoplan’s new Tourliner, which made its global first appearnce at last year’s IAA show in Hanover. How...
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Bakers Dolphin takes first step towards new premises

Somerset operator Bakers Dolphin has taken the first step in a major investment in its future by removing coaches from its Locking Road parking...
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First Bus introduces real-time capacity tracking via app

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Museum offers heritage Leyland Tiger free for preservation

Transport Museum Wythall is offering a long-term stored Leyland Tiger PS1 single decker to a new owner free of charge. It comes with the...