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MP Travel’s Wrightbus Commuter received this smart hybrid fleet livery reflecting its position between a bus and a coach. JONATHAN WELCH

Jonathan Welch looks at the Wrightbus Commuter and considers other models which have tried to offer an alternative to the mainstream accessible options.

For something a little different this week, and fitting alongside our interview with accessibility campaigner Doug Paulley, we look at some of the accessible options on the market, past and present, and take a drive of one of the more unusual types produced: the Wrightbus Commuter. Thanks to Gaz McAllister-Partridge at north-west based MP Travel, we were able to have a look around one of the remaining examples of the type and take it for a drive to get a feel for what could have been.

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