Shiel Buses, have purchased a 9.2m Euro 5, Low Carbon, Optare Solo to add to their fleet. Shiel Buses is a family owned business in the Scottish Highlands with over 30 successful years in business, providing bus and coach hire services throughout the West Lochaber area in Scotland and beyond.
The Mercedes Euro 5, 9.2m, Low Carbon Solo with Allison 2100 transmission seats up to 30 and will operate on routes around Fort William and Lochaber.
David MacGillivray, Director at Shiel Buses said, “Shiel Buses are committed to keeping communities connected and making public transport accessible, attractive and easy to use. We selected the Solo for its excellent seating capacity, while still being of a size that permits ease of operation in residential urban areas and more remote rural locations.”
Chris Hunt, Regional Sales Manager, Optare, said, “We are delighted that the great reputation of the Optare Solo has led to Shiel Buses decision to purchase a vehicle”