Wednesday 7 November 2012

Euro Bus Expo 2012 Tuesday

The Focus team were at Euro Bus Expo yesterday and here we bring you more pictures.

See below for details of a further round of Green Bus Funding

 Three of the Focus team outside the exhibition, raring to go and see what is on show.
left to right Oliver, Colin and David
Thanks to Neville for using my camera for this shot!
The new Euro 6 10.5m Citaro K
 Entrance of the Citaro is wide and welcoming
 Ray Stenning from Best Impressions inspects the interior of the new Citaro.
(he always dresses like that!)
 Van Hool were showing one of their interdeck vehicles. Coincidence that it was in a similar colour to
the new megabus Elite i ?
 The new VDL Futura. At long last the old Futura has been replaced
 A visit to the Volvo stand. The new 13m  B11R with Sunsundegui SC7 bodywork
Volvo B11R with Jonckheere bodywork
 Transport Minister Norman Baker strolls through the exhibition on Tuesday morning.
*He announced a further £20m of Green Bus Funding which is welcome news to UK operators, as this will enable them to purchase up to another 300 low carbon buses.*
 An overhead view of the ADL stand
 Electric Version of the Solo SR
 Competitor to the Solo is the Wright Streetlite, here shown as an electric version
Another day will be spent visiting the exhibition, here on the Focus Blog.

more pictures Here

 David Gambles

** Stop Press - Stagecoach have announced this morning that they have agreed to acquire the bus business and assets of Manchester operator Bluebird for a consideration of £2.0 million.**
Colin asks Sir Brian Souter to pose in the driving seat of the new Elite i - see below