Coach Archive News

Barnes Coaches gets first i6 Integral

Swindon-based Barnes Coaches has bought its first Irizar i6 Integral - a 12.9-metre, 53-seat coach which will serve its broad-based business. Family-run Barnes - now in its fourth generation - runs a premium fleet of touring coaches with an average age of under five years. Barnes...

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Godwards gets i6 Integral tri-axle

A 13.87-metre, tri-axle i6 Integral has joined the fleet of Basildon-based Peter Godward Coaches. The class-leading coach has been specified with 61 PB seats, each with three-point belts and seat-back tables. The saloon is equipped with a toilet, drinks machine and a DVD player with two...

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Truemans praises i4 ‘all-rounders’

Three i4 integral coaches have joined the fleet of Truemans Coach Hire in Hampshire and immediately gained the approval of drivers and customers.truemans-i4-Handover [caption id="attachment_2152" align="alignright" width="300"] Richard Trueman (left) and son Ricky accept the keys to two of the i4s from Julie Hartley (centre), Irizar...

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Olympia comes back for another i6 Integral

Wigan-based operator Olympia Travel UK returned to Irizar UK for its latest fleet addition – another 12.9-metre i6 Integral coach, this time in Grand UK livery. Olympia Travel’s fleet intake last year included its first i6 Integral, in Just Go! Livery for its contracted tour work...

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Catteralls could be back for more

Warwickshire-based operator Catteralls of Southam are so impressed with the i6 Integral they've been running that they are already considering buying another. The family-run 30-vehicle company – now in its third generation – had been looking for a high-capacity, three-axle coach for a while, then Paul...

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John Horn joins Irizar UK to sell bus

Vastly experienced bus sales manager John Horn has joined Irizar UK's team as Bus Project Manager. John - whose background includes senior sales positions at East Lancashire Coachbuilders, British Citybus, Darwen Group and Optare - has been appointed UK Bus Project Manager, with special responsibility to...

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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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