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One of Arriva North West’s Mellor Strata-bodied Mercedes-Benz Sprinters, 4703 (LM17 WLU).
RUSSELL YOUNG

Seven years ago, as his company reached the 30th anniversary of its birth, Stagecoach founder Sir Brian Souter expressed the view to this magazine that the Mercedes-Benz 709D minibus was ‘the most cost-effective bus of all time’.

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