Rennies of Dunfermline launches Elites

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Rennies of Dunfermline has launched of two Volvo B9R Plaxton Elites which are now operating as part of its fleet.

The 65-seaters, originally owned by Corporate Coaches in Ireland, were purchased from Plaxtons and feature toilets, a special wheelchair lift for easy boarding, leather seats and free WiFi access available on board, provided by Icomera. The specially branded buses mark an investment of £400,000 for the fleet.

With a fleet of 43 vehicles, ranging from minibuses to double-decker buses and coaches, Rennies operate school and business contracts, coach tours and private hire services across Scotland.

Rennies of Dunfermline was established in 1947 and, following the retirement of owner Jack Rennie in 2008, continues to operate a high standard of coach hire as well as concert and theatre tours as part of Stagecoach East Scotland.

Andrew Jarvis, Managing Director, Stagecoach East Scotland and Rennies of Dunfermline, said: “We are delighted to launch the new vehicles, further enhancing our Rennies fleet with luxury vehicles which are ideal for executive travel or special occasions.”

Maree Chrisholm of Stagecoach East Scotland told CBW: “The Elites have been purchased to enhance our fleet with state of the art vehicles and will be made available for any private hires which require luxury transport, as well as our programme of day and overnight trips which will be released later in the year.”

For information on Rennies vehicles and services, visit or call 01383 620600.