Lothian receives 20 new Volvo 7900Hs

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The company’s latest delivery again consists of 20 singledecker Volvo 7900Hs with Euro 6 engines.Lothian claims they feature significant interior improvements from the original 10 vehicles received last year, with a ‘more passenger friendly’ seating arrangement and interior fittings in the Lothian Buses ‘Classic’ interior finish.

All of the vehicles are fitted with free WiFi and real-time information screens with next stop announcements.

The new vehicles are expected to enter service over the next few weeks on route 30, which runs from Clovenstone to Musselburgh.

Ian Craig, Chief Executive of Transport for Edinburgh, said: “We are delighted to have been able to introduce a further 20 Volvo 7900 Hybrid’s to our fleet. This reflects our commitment to providing a greener and more sustainable travel offering to our passengers and to the local environment.

“Service 30 is very popular with our passengers and we hope that everyone along this route will see the benefit of using these vehicles.”