Sunday, 27 November 2011

Chinese Open Toppers for London

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Chinese open top buses will be taking to the streets in London in early 2012 when Big Bus Tours will be taking delivery of 20 vehicles from Ankai Automobile. The new buses will replace aging Leyland Olympians which are now due for withdrawal.
The new vehicles will be feature a Cummins Euro5 engine, Voith gearbox ZF axles and will seat 81 passengers. Ten of the new fleet will be fully open top and the remainder will be of half top design.
Big Bus Tours have dealt with Ankai over the last four years and already run Ankai buses in Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Las Vegas, San Francisco and Philadelphia.

David Gambles