22 of the vehicles earned their keep on Brighton routes 25 and 25X, shuttling 144 passengers at a time between the city and its universities. They became the pride of the fleet for operator Brighton & Hove, which gave some of them striking liveries.
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The vehicles that ended up in Brighton were first assigned to London route 453 (Marylebone-Deptford Bridge) and were the last batch to be ordered for London, arriving in 2007, just ahead of Boris Johnson's mayoral victory in 2008, which led to their disposal from London.
Read an excellent 'My London' report on the withdrawal of the bendybuses here.