Coach Archive News

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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Swans confirms order for ten i6s

Manchester based Swans Travel have announced a repeat order with Irizar UK, for ten new vehicles in 2015. Its Managing Director, Kieran Swindells, commented: “Further to the positive experience of the five vehicles purchased in 2014, we are pleased to return to Irizar UK for another...

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Buzzlines adds two i6 midis

Kent-based operator Buzzlines has taken delivery of two i6 10.8-metre midicoaches from Irizar UK. The pair are being run on Buzzlines' high-profile Unilever transfer contract, replacing vehicles of much lower specification and matching the exacting needs of the environment-conscious customer. Both are Euro 6 compliant 41-seaters...

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Peakes upgrades its i6

South Wales operator Peakes Coaches has upgraded its 2012 Irizar i6 integral with a 2014 model part-exchanged at Irizar UK. The 44-vehicle operator, based in Pontypool, has opted for a 12.9-metre 53-seater which will work chiefly on Peakes' own tour programme and on other tour work....

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Irizar UK launched midicoach at Euro Bus Expo

Irizar launched a new, 10.8-metre i6 coach at this year's Euro Bus Expo. The 43-seater joined the popular 12.9-metre touring coach with 56 seats and an impressive 13.87-metre 53-seat tri-axle, and impressed all who saw it. [caption id="attachment_1567" align="alignright" width="300"] i6 midicoach is a 43-seater[/caption] “We really wanted...

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Show was a huge success for Irizar UK

Euro Bus Expo 2014 was the busiest and best show since launch in 2011, says Irizar UK, after exhibiting on the 125th anniversary of parent company Irizar Group. “It was an incredible show for us,” said Commercial Director Steve O'Neill. “We took the biggest single order...

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