Two milestones for Pelican and Yutong

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After the handover of Nova Tours’ new GT12, guests were taken to Harewood House for afternoon tea. JONATHAN WELCH

At a special event which took place at Pelican Bus & Coach’s Yutong showroom in Castleford, West Yorkshire, Yutong celebrated its 500th UK & Ireland sale, whilst importer Pelican celebrated 100 years in business. Jonathan Welch joined the assembled dignitaries and media

In what started out as a slightly overcast and wet Wednesday 16 October, guests assembled at the modern facilities of Pelican Bus & Coach, built in 2018 to accommodate the growing Yutong business. Amongst guests were Yutong’s European Regional Manager Jack Li, John Welsh of Welsh’s Coaches, Martijn Gilbert of Go North East, and David Sheriff of Chesterfield-based Nova Tours, proud purchaser of the 500th Yutong to be delivered to the UK and Ireland market.

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