Uno orders new MCV Volvo single-decker fleet for Hertfordshire

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A livery illustration of the new MCV-bodied Volvo B8RLE single-deckers

Uno Bus has purchased six new MCV eVoRa-bodied Volvo B8RLE single-decker buses as a part of a planned fleet upgrade on its Hertfordshire bus network.

The bespoke vehicles will serve students of the University of Hertfordshire and members of the local community on a route with stops including Luton Airport, The University of Hertfordshire and Hatfield, with the service ending at Cockfosters.

Jim Thorpe, Managing Director for Uno Bus, said: “We went through a formal tendering process and Volvo came out on top when it came to the size, capacity and appeal. The introduction of these six new single deck vehicles forms part of our transformational programme, creating an enhanced customer experience for our passengers.

“We’ve worked closely with Volvo to create an interior that will provide the very best in comfort and facilities. We’ve also included sofa seating at the front of the bus which gives the customers more space and offers a relaxed, lounge type feel.”

Volvo National Account Manager – Coach, Richard Mann, added: “Uno Bus was looking for a vehicle that could meet the demands of a busy bus route and cater to the needs of a variety of passengers. We are pleased that with this in mind, they selected the Volvo B8RLE, a robust vehicle, which will be perfectly suited to this popular route.

“The vehicles have been fitted with free WiFi and USB charging points, which are great for students who will be using the service when travelling to and from university.”