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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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Irizar part of ZeEUS electric bus project

Irizar is among manufacturers taking part in the ZeEUS project – which aims to develop and deliver electric buses for major European cities. ZeEUS, which stands for "Zero Emission vehicles in Urban Society,” was launched in Brussels in January, with the objective of to develop high-capacity...

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Factory visit gets coverage – and an order

A customer familiarisation visit to Irizar’s state-of-the-art factory at Ormaiztegi in Spain resulted in extensive press coverage – and an order for a new coach. The two-day visit ensured potential customers for Irizar UK’s range of integral coaches saw the global quality of the Irizar production...

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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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Mearns adds i6 Integral to fleet

Glasgow-based operator Mearns Exclusive Travel has added an Integral Irizar i6 to its mixed fleet of tour vehicles. The Scots operator which specialises in running vehicles for major tour operators has a wide-ranging mixture of vehicle marques, including German, Dutch and Spanish coaches, including a number...

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‘Fantastic’ back-up cheers Avensis

Hampshire-based Avensis Coach Travel says its Irizar i6 Integral has been the darling of the fleet since it arrived. The Romsey operator, which runs a mixed fleet of high-spec touring coaches, said the driving experience has been bolstered by the vehicle having had very few issues...

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Scots operator gets first Irizar i6

Second-generation, family-run Earnside UK & Continental Travel broke with its own tradition of buying German coaches and has invested in a Spanish-built Irizar i6 Integral, supplied by Irizar UK. The 12.9-metre, two-axle 53-seater is a departure for the Perthshire operator but it says the experience has...

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