Ulsterbus Fleet News 2017

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09/01/17 - Irizar i4 607 has returned to use at Ards after accident damage repair. Also back in use with the Training Academy is B10BLE 2843, replacing 2791 which has gone back to Metro and been sold for scrap. Also withdrawn for disposal is one of the few remaining Tiger towbuses, Omagh based 1295, this being sold to Wylie, Enniskillen. Ayats 2003 (Dungannon) is now in Reserve, with sisters 2016/26 being loaned to Metro during December. B7R 210 has moved from Downpatrik to Newcastle, with Irizar 1664 going the other direction. Vehicles Sold During December 2016 are Solos 1860 to McLaughlin, Clonmany and 1866 to Coyle, Ardara, along with B10BLEs 2787/2820/38 to Hamill for scrap. New vehicles in the offing are 18 Optare Versas and 22 Solos. The Versas will be used to relaunch the City serice in Derry later in the year, and will be in a new deep red based livery

01/01/17 - Seasons Greetings and a Merry New Year from Irish Transport Heritage.

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