D&G Bus have taken delivery of an Optare MetroCity and Solo to add to their fleet. The buses join 26 Optare Solos (including one low carbon Solo), 11 Optare Versas and 2 Optare Metrocity buses already in the D&G Bus fleet.
The 10.8m Optare Metrocity bus with Cummins, 150kW, Euro 5, engine and Allison 2100 transmission, seats up to 40, while the 9.2m Solo with Mercedes, 115kW, Euro 5, engine and Allison 2100 transmission, seats up to 31. Both buses will operate on route 16 between the Potteries, Leek and Buxton.
David Reeves, Managing Director, D&G Bus said, “We have always found that the Optare products perform very well when it comes to fuel economy and we have been extremely pleased with the performance of the Metrocity vehicles we purchased last year.
Steph Baker, Business Development Manager, Optare, said, “I am delighted to hear that D&G Bus are benefitting from the excellent fuel economy that the Metrocity delivers and that this longstanding customer of Optare has chosen to purchase more Optare vehicles.”
Sherburn in Elmet, June 2016