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STAGECOACH BUS HANDBOOK 2016 ISBN: 97819048875857-16

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STAGECOACH BUS HANDBOOK 2016 ISBN: 97819048875857-16

Published in April 2016, this edition details the Stagecoach fleet during the spring of 2016 and includes the vehicle order programme for 2016-17. Fully illustrated with colour throughout. A new fleet of around 480 vehicles, many equipped with free wifi, will be introduced in the coming 2016-17 financial year as the company continues its policy of reinvesting profits in improving services for customers. The latest announcement takes Stagecoach Group's total orders of new buses and coaches to more than £1billion since 2006/07, delivering more than 6,500 new vehicles for passengers. This year's orders mean around £82million of new buses and coaches will be introduced in Stagecoach's regional networks in England, Scotland and Wales. There is also a £10million order for new buses for London and around £4.5million will be spent on coaches for the Group's operations. Stagecoach Group Chief Executive Martin Griffiths said: "Everything we do is about making travel even better for our customers. We are investing in state-of-the-art, cleaner, greener vehicles, digital technology and smart ticketing to raise the bar and deliver an even higher standard of service. These latest vehicle orders are an important part of our strategy to encourage even more people to take the bus. Local bus services are the backbone of the country's transport networks. Stagecoach provides millions of people every day with a greener way to access work, health, education and leisure and we offer the best value bus fares in Britain." Details of the new orders are as follows: • 278 ADL MMC E400 double-deckers • 71 ADL MMC E200 single-deckers • 13 ADL MMC E200 midibuses • 11 Volvo B11/R Plaxton Elite 6x2 • 2 Volvo B11/R Plaxton Elite 4x2 • 1 Volvo B11/R Plaxton Elite i • 30 Mercedes Benz Sprinter City 45 minibuses • 6 Optare Solo SR Slimline minibuses • 7 Volvo B11/R Plaxton Elite i • 6 Van Hool Astromega double-deckers • 37 ADL MMC E400 Hybrid double-deckers • 3 ADL MMC E400 double-deckers • 13 ADL MMC E200 single deckers

Publisher: British Bus Publishing