Hodgsons Coaches/Volvo B9R Plaxton Elite

Barnard Castle-based Hodgsons Coaches has received a Volvo B9R with Elite bodywork supplied by Plaxton (01909 551166). .

Joining a Panther and Paragon in the company’s existing tour fleet, the new coach will be a busy vehicle, says Operations Manager Mark Hodgson.

“Our touring programme operates throughout the UK and Europe, so we take the opportunity to upgrade on a regular basis. The Elite was the right deal for us, and we have a lot of coach for the money.”

The Elite has 51 seats, a toilet, servery and entertainment system including DVD capability.