Author:Terri Haseldine

Group Irizar hits new high

Record turnover for Irizar globally has underlined the quality of its coach and bus range, despite a home market in Spain still in recession. Group Irizar turned over €556 million (£443.85 m) and produced a staggering 5,368 coaches, with more than 1,000 leaving the Spanish factory...

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Julie Hartley joins Irizar UK

Widely experienced automotive specialist Julie Hartley has joined Irizar UK as its Business Development Manager. Bringing over 25 years transport industry knowledge to the new role, pre-dominantly spent in sales and marketing functions within the bus and coach sectors, Julie returns to coach sales after nearly...

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Perfect 10 for Centurion’s tri-axle

Centurion Travel has given top marks to its 14-metre, 61-seat tri-axle i6 Integral after a month’s tour work. The highly specified coach – the first using Irizar UK’s ‘all stainless’ steelwork option – went straight to work direct from the factory and hasn’t missed a beat....

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Irizar Tri-axle goes into Buzzlines fleet

Kent operator Buzzlines Travel says the 13.8-metre tri-axle it is running this summer won’t be the last integral it buys from Irizar UK. “The customer reaction has been fantastic,” said Operations Director Nigel Busbridge. “As they board, our passengers have, literally, said ‘Wow.’ Although I have...

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Roadmark changes marques

When buying a new coach, changing brands is a major decision! West Sussex based Roadmark Travel has moved from Mercedes coaches to Irizar with this i6 Integral from Irizar UK. The two-coach company which runs its own tours and excursions programme puts quality above quantity and says...

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Johnson Bros goes for two more

  Two more i6 Integrals have started duties in the Johnson Bros Tours fleet. The Worksop-based operator has been running two similar vehicles, bought from Irizar UK Coach Sales, for a season and says its decision to buy again has been based on the performance of the...

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Olympia breaks with tradition

Wigan-based Olympia Travel UK broke with a tradition of buying Volvo coaches to take its first i6 Integral from Irizar UK. The 25-vehicle operator was looking for a change of engine in their fleet having stuck with the same marque since 1995: “We looked at another...

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