Coach Archive News

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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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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