The new low-emission buses are dedicated to service 32, which Compass Travel provides in partnership with Surrey County Council. Newly branded as the Surrey Hills Xplorer, it connects Guildford, Dorking, Reigate and Redhill along the picturesque country lanes of the Surrey Hills.
Each of the new buses is 10.8m long and has USB charging at 40 comfortable Alexander Dennis SmartSeats as well as free Wi-Fi and next stop audio and visual announcements. Drivers benefit from reverse parking sensors, while the manufacturer’s SmartPack efficiency technology ensures that emissions are kept low by combining Euro VI engines with stop/start technology.
Compass Travel General Manager, Michael Bishop, said: “The Alexander Dennis Enviro200’s versatility gives us the perfect platform to deliver consistent high-quality services for our passengers and partners like Surrey County Council. Its reliability and ease of maintenance have allowed us to standardise our single deck fleet, and these latest new buses now take our Enviro200 complement up to 70 vehicles.”
Alexander Dennis Regional Sales Manager, Mark Taylor, added: “Compass Travel is a fantastic example of a quality operator that provides an extensive network of services in partnership with local authorities, delivering benefits for passengers. It’s a pleasure to work with Michael and the Compass team and we appreciate their support of UK bus manufacturing industry with this latest delivery of Alexander Dennis Enviro200 low-emission buses.”
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