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Three new Solos for DGC Buses

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Dumfries & Galloway council has taken delivery of a trio of Optare Solos for its DGC Buses operation.  
All three are Slimline models - just 2.33m wide - to cope more easily both with narrow country roads and congested town centres.

Two are 9.5-metre models with 33 seats and the third is an 8.8-metre 29-seater.

All have Rescroft Defender 3 seats with three-point seatbelts. They are powered by 201bhp Cummins ISBe engines matched to an Allison 2100 Series five-speed transmission.

DGC Buses runs around 40 vehicles.

They are used primarily on home to school services but also operate some local services across the region, and are available for schools to hire.

www.dumgal.gov.uk

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