Benz and Setra coaches in the fleet of Chelmsford, Essex-based Lodge’s Coaches is a 13-metre S416 GT-HD, supplied by EvoBus (02476 626000)..
The new coach will join the others primarily employed on holidays and day tours, but will also be available for private hire when needed. It has 53 Voyage Plus seats with a sunken centre toilet and full entertainment system.
Power comes from a Mercedes-Benz OM 457 LA Euro 5 engine developing 422bhp, driving through an eight-speed GO 240-8 Powershift gearbox. Also present are a variety of safety features.