Volvo 7900e 201 D 5834, the first commercial electric bus to enter service in Ireland, links the Crowne Plaza Hotel and adjacent Holiday Inn Express with Dublin Airport


Volvo B12B/Sunsundegui Sideral C53FL 176971 (REZ 9769-71) were transferred across the North Channel to Stranraer in January to meet a requirement driven by PSV accessibility regulations.

Scania K94IB/Irizar Intercentury 1689 and 1747 (TCZ 1689, EEZ 6747) returned from Metro at the end of December and were placed in reserve. Also in reserve then were Optare Solo M850 1839/40/1/8 (SCZ 3839/40/1/8), used latterly as mobile classrooms.

Sold to Hamill, Ahoghill (dealer) for scrap were Volvo B7TL/Alexander ALX400 2933/40 (HCZ 9933/40) in December and Scania K94IB/Irizar Intercentury 1670 (TCZ 1670) in January.

Arthur Mullen Truck Importers, Dundalk (dealer) has sold MAN ND363F/Ayats Bravo 1 double-deck coach 2017 (FGZ 2243, AXI 317) to Big White Coach, Craigavon for conversion to a sensory playbus.


Want to read more?

This is a premium article and requires an active subscription.

Existing subscriber? Sign in now

No subscription?

Pick one of our introductory offers