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ALAN MILLAR reports from this year’s Busworld exhibition in Belgium where two UK manufacturers showcased their products for mainland Europe, a bendybus for Belfast was one of three tram-style rapid transit vehicles on display, the rise of electrification was confirmed and several new coaches were launched

The Alexander Dennis Enviro500 for PostAuto’s fleet in St Gallen.
Abellio London 8231 displayed in Kortrijk to tease out ideas for a left-hand-drive Enviro200.

This year’s Busworld Europe was the best attended yet, with 37,241 visitors — over 2,000 more than in 2015 — from 118 countries attracted to the continent’s biggest bus and coach exhibition between 20 and 25 October.

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