Stagecoach London/Volvo B5LH Wrightbus

Significant vehicles entering service with Stagecoach London are the first of 32 Wrightbus Gemini 3-bodied B5LH double-deckers, supplied by Volvo Bus (01926 401777). .

The Euro 6 buses are powered by Volvo’s 5.1-litre D5K engine coupled to a parallel hybrid driveline which incorporates an electric motor and 12-speed I-Shift gearbox. They seat 62 passengers and are operating on route 53 from Plumstead depot.

As the first production Gemini 3-bodied B5LHs, they also represent Stagecoach London’s first Volvo buses for many years, and the group’s first Wrightbus bodies for its operations in the capital.