March 2015

First-ever coach is stunning

Wiltshire-based tour operation N&K Tours has taken delivery of its first-ever new coach - an extraordinary 42-seat super-luxury i6 Integral with a servery. [caption id="attachment_2067" align="alignright" width="300"] Julie Hartley (left) presents the keys of the new coach to Nigel and Kim Westbrook[/caption] Nigel and Kim Westbrook who,...

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King’s Ferry orders three more i6s

National Express-owned The Kings Ferry – the Kent-based commuter specialist – has ordered three more Irizar i6 Integral coaches. The 12.2-metre 49-seaters are to The Kings Ferry's exacting specification and follow the purchase of an i6 VIP tri-axle (the vehicle shown top right) last year – the...

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CPT region visits Irizar Group

Northern Spain's beautiful seaside towns and Irizar's ultra-modern coach factory brought praise from the CPT's London and South East region members. The Confederation of Passenger Transport group, led by organiser Karen Tiley, was hosted by the Spanish-based global coachbuilder, and took in a regional tour, great food and cider sampling...

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Fourth i6 added to Truemans fleet

Having bought three i6 12.9-metre, two-axle coaches in 2013, Hampshire-based Truemans Coach Hire has added a fourth. All four coaches are identical specification, with DAF's PR265 Euro 5 engine, driving through the renowned ZF AS-Tronic auto-shift gearbox. Truemans upgraded the 53 seats to the PB version, which can be side-shifted...

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Golden Boy takes second i6 Integral

Hertfordshire-based Golden Boy Coaches has added another i6 Integral coach to its fleet. The 12.9-metre, two-axle vehicle joins one bought last year, and which – says the fleet's engineer – has performed without any major issues on some challenging stop-start work through London. “There have been no...

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