Does style triumph over substance of Stagecoach’s Plaxton Elites?

Stagecoach East Scotland 53813 (YX66 WOD), a Plaxton Elite-bodied Volvo B11R operating one of the Express City Connect services linking towns across Fife with Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee. GORDON SCOTT

At the age of 76, I have developed many characteristics, some good, some bad. One in particular is a detestation of style over substance, an element ever so present in today’s culture, whether it is kitchen sinks, television remotes, computer speak, cars with everreduced rear window vision or…bus design.

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