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ADL delivers new fully accessible Plaxton Panther to Sanders Coaches

Published: 24 May 2021

Alexander Dennis Limited (“ADL”), a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that it has delivered a new, fully accessible Plaxton Panther coach to Norfolk-based Sanders Coaches Ltd.

The new 49 seat vehicle - which is built on a Volvo B8R chassis - has space for up to five wheelchairs on board and will join the Sanders high quality coach hire fleet primarily to be used to transport Norfolk residents with additional mobility needs to events all over the country.

The new coach is PSVAR compliant and offers a series of customer-centric features including a wheelchair lift, one permanent wheelchair space with further flexibility to accommodate up to five wheelchair passengers. It also has on board a saloon level toilet, full server as well as audio visual entertainment equipment.

Sanders Coaches is a family-owned business that has been operating quality coach services in Norfolk since 1975.

Sanders Coaches Director, Charles Sanders, said: “We’re delighted to have added this high quality, reliable and comfortable vehicle to our coach hire fleet. We are committed to continued investment in our fleet and are pleased to introduce this fabulous new coach to our customers. ADL were superb to with work from start to finish on the design of this coach.”

ADL Sales Account Manager Martin Dunleavy said: “This vehicle is a quality addition to the Sanders Coaches  fleet and we look forward to working with this long-standing family business in the future.”