Swans orders 10 Irizars for 2015 season

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Greater Manchester coach operator Swans Travel has confirmed an order for 10 new Irizar i6 integral coaches.

Kieran Swindells, Managing Director of the Chadderton-based firm, said: “Further to the positive experience of the five vehicles purchased in 2014, we are pleased to return to Irizar UK for another 10 i6 Integral coaches.

“We are committed to providing our clients with the safest and most comfortable coaches. 2014 was an exceptional year, which gave us the confidence to make such a significant investment. 2015 is already on target for being even better.”

The order comprises of two tri-axle VIP Class i6s, with 40 leather seats, eight tables, centre kitchen, Sky TV, four screens, wifi and washroom. They will be followed by two 55-seat wheelchair-accessible coaches, to full Executive Class specification.

Completing the order, are six Executive Class i6s with 55 half-leather PB seats. This latest order represents a £2.5m fleet investment, with deliveries scheduled from March to September.

Irizar UK Sales Director Ian Hall commented: “We are delighted Swans has confirmed its 2015 intake with us and look forward to continuing our relationship. Swans is without doubt one of the North West’s most dynamic and high-profile operators. We are privileged to be providing coaches that meet its discerning customer requirements.”