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MCV wins Golden Tours double-deck order

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The first order for MCV double-deck bodies has been placed by Golden Tours of London. It is taking nine on Volvo B9TL chassis; six will be open-top. “We have a requirement for some additional double-deck buses for our London operations and we have ordered three,” says Golden Tours managing director, Nick Palan. “Further to this we have also ordered six open-top Volvo buses specifically for our sightseeing tours.”

“This order is particularly pleasing on quite a number of fronts,” says Volvo regional bus sales manager Phil Fletcher. “Firstly it’s obviously a significant order of nine vehicles from an operator we have an excellent relationship with.

“Secondly these vehicles are the very first MCV double-decks ordered into the UK market and thirdly we will also be delivering six open-top bus variants as part of the order, which demonstrates Volvo’s capability to provide a completely different type of vehicle.”

There are at present three Volvo/MCV double-deckers in UK service all of which were demonstrators.

www.goldentours.com

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