The BYD ADL electric bus partnership has scored another major victory in being selected as preferred bidder by RATP Dev London for the latter’s order of a total of 36 10.8m pure electric buses. Following a comprehensive technical evaluation of zero emissions buses from a range of electric bus suppliers, RATP Dev London has entered into a letter of intent for the procurement of BYD ADL’s Enviro200 electric vehicle. The commercial terms for the supply of the vehicles are currently being negotiated, with contract signature due shortly, for vehicle delivery in Spring 2018.
As part of a consistent, on-going investment programme Horseman Coaches, based in Berkshire, has just completed the £1.3m purchase of five new Plaxton Panther B8R Euro6 vehicles.
School children in Surrey have never had it so good, travelling in virtual luxury to Hampton Court Palace, Chessington Zoo and a multitude of other places of special interest in the south-east, all thanks to the foresight of David West and his team at Westway Coach Services.
Nottinghamshire based Skills Coaches, a family business with almost 100 years of history, has taken delivery of two high specification vehicles from Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL).
22nd May 2017
Prospect Coaches yesterday took delivery of the latest edition to its fleet and the first of three 2017 fleet additions – a Plaxton Elite Volvo B11R Euro VI vehicle with the registration plate PR17 CPT. This vehicle will be followed by two further Plaxton bodied Euro VI vehicles one of which is nearing completion.
22nd May 2017
By the end of next year, no fewer than 19 new double-decker Postbuses will come into service in Eastern Switzerland. They are produced in the United Kingdom for PostBus – a first of its kind. PostBus is presenting the first of these vehicles to the media in Engelburg today, and to the local population on 20 May.
12th May 2017
Four Plaxton coaches have been honoured with trophies at the UK Coach Rally in Blackpool on 6th and 7th May 2017, recognising not only their operators’ dedication to highest standards of presentation but also the versatility of the coaches offered by Alexander Dennis Limited’s coach brand, Plaxton.
Pulham & Sons Coaches, a fourth generation, family owned and operated business based in Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire – and one of the most highly respected transport companies in the UK – has added three new Plaxton coaches to its line-up of 80 vehicles.
Prentice Coaches, the multi-award winning operator based in Haddington, near Edinburgh, has added to its 20-strong fleet with the addition of a new Enviro200 from Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL).
20th April 2017
Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has been awarded over 90% of the total contract of new vehicles for Stagecoach Group, as a result of the Group’s annual competitive tender process. The 314 ADL vehicles will be delivered by the end of April 2018 and introduced in Stagecoach’s regional bus operations in England, Scotland and Wales as well as on the megabus.com and Scottish Citylink coach networks.
13th April 2017
The promenade at Blackpool was awash with new buses on Sunday 9th April when Blackpool Transport officially launched 25 new Enviro400 City buses, manufactured by Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL).
Hatton’s Travel, the St. Helens based bus and coach operation has introduced two new Enviro200s to routes won recently in the Wigan area.
5th April 2017
Compass Travel has added another four Enviro200 midi buses to its fleet of over 70 vehicles operating in Brighton and Hove, West Sussex, East Sussex and Surrey.
Aston Manor Coaches, one of Birmingham’s leading vehicle hire companies, has taken delivery of a new Plaxton Leopard.
Two new Plaxton Leopards have joined the 30-strong fleet of vehicles at Attain Travel, based in Witton, near Birmingham.
13th March 2017
“Your numbers up” isn’t an expression many salesman would want to hear – but for Charlie Miller of Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) it represents the ultimate compliment from customer Sandra Whitelaw.
14th February 2017
Independent operator Sullivan Buses has chosen Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) for a fleet of eight new Enviro200. The new midibuses entered service on 4th February 2017 on Transport for London (TfL) route W9, which Sullivan Buses won after a successful tender.
12th January 2017
In a few days’ time Scarborough and District buses are to put on the road four new single deck buses representing about £½million out of a total investment of £1.6million in ten new buses for the EYMS Group fleet.
Alexander Dennis Inc (ADL) continues to increase its North American footprint and underline its long term commitment to supporting this significant market with a multi-million dollar investment in a manufacturing hub in Nappanee, Indiana.
6th January 2017
Just weeks after the inauguration of Europe’s biggest electric bus fleet, Transport for London operator Go-Ahead has selected the winning BYD-ADL (Alexander Dennis Ltd) partnership to supply a fleet of 14 10.8m BYD ADL Enviro200 EV buses to operate its 360 route. This is the first order BYD and ADL have won for the new 10.8m model.