FLEET NEWS: ENGLAND & WALES

FLEET NEWS

In Fleet News this month 

 Brighton & Hove Volvo B9TLs transferred to Metrobus

• Go North East and South Coast lose NatEx coach work

• Notts & Derby acquires four ex-Metroline Enviro400s

• Optare Metrodecker diesel demo joins Sargeants fleet

• Stagecoach East Midlands borrows Astromega coaches

In new ownership, Shearings is using third party contractors rather than operating its own coaches. Among the first vehicles to carry its new identity is BF68 ZGB, a Mercedes-Benz Tourismo operated by Chiltern Travel. It was new to Your Bus. 
ADRIAN BROWN

BODY TYPE 

AB Articulated single-deck bus 

AC Articulated coach 

B Rigid single-deck bus 

C Coach 

DP Dual purpose, usually coach seats in a bus shell 

H Double-decker 

L Lowbridge double-decker with side sunken gangway upstairs. All other double-deckers are H (highbridge) regardless of overall height. 

M Minibus 

O Permanent open-top 

CO Convertible open-top 

PO Partial open-top

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