The operator will use a distinctly painted Enviro200 on the service, promoting the service to the distillery
Bracknell-based Courtney Buses has entered into a partnership with the Bombay Sapphire Distillery, providing a new bus link to the attraction.
The service, which will run seven days a week, will link local rail stations to the distillery at Laverstoke Mill, whilst improving access to rail stations for local residents. It will connect with trains arriving from London, Exeter and Salisbury.
To provide the service, Courtney Buses has invested in a brand new Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) Enviro200, which features Euro 6 technology, leather seating, WiFi, and USB charging. The vehicle has also been branded in a Bombay Sapphire livery.
Simon Fisher, General Manager of Courtney Buses, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen by the Bombay Sapphire Distillery to operate this new service. The Visitor Centre was quite difficult to reach without private transport; this new shuttle service opens up the centre to many more visitors, whilst promoting the ecological benefits of sustainable transport, which are fundamental to the ethos of the distillery.”
Sam Halsall, Visitor Centre Operations Manager of the Bombay Sapphire Distillery, added: “This new shuttle service helps people reach the Bombay Sapphire Distillery, and get home safely and responsibly. We hope our guests will find this transport link useful, and that it will promote tourism to the local area. Sustainability is hugely important to us, so we have carbon offset this service, and we hope it will encourage our visitors to use public transport to reach us.”