StreetDeck in the city of dreaming spires

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Oxford Bus Company recently took delivery of nine Wrightbus StreetDecks. Richard Sharman took the first of the batch for a test drive to see how the StreetDeck has evolved since its introduction

The last 12 months have been extremely turbulent for Northern Ireland-based vehicle manufacturer WrightBus, but now its owner, the Bamford Bus Company – formed by Jo Bamford, the son of JCB chairman Lord Bamford – is looking to turn the company’s fortunes around.

Oxford Bus Company’s latest batch of nine StreetDecks was originally destined for Go North East, but the implications of COVID-19 meant that all OpCos of the Go-Ahead Group had to work jointly to spread resources at a period when new vehicle deliveries were slowing.

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