The UK’s first double-deck Scania/Caetano coaches enter service with Translink
Northern Ireland operator Translink has taken delivery of the UK’s first double deck Scania/Caetano coaches. Destined for use on Translink’s premium Goldline service, the 12 vehicles in this order will operate services in the North West of the Province, primarily on the busy Belfast to Londonderry route, Service 212.
Key features of the new Translink coaches include:
5V at seat charging points (USB sockets) ideal for using mobile devices – Free Wi-Fi – Comfortable leather seating – Generous legroom – 76 seats – Modern interior design New external branding – Automatic Climate Control – Wheelchair accessible – Security CCTV – Tinted glass window – Double gazed windows ensures a quieter travel experience and better temperature control
Also offering full cmpliance with the latest Euro 6 emission standards, making them some of the most fuel-efficient and environmentally-friendly passenger carrying vehicles in the region, Translink’s engineers have worked closely with their suppliers to develop these high specification vehicles.
The vehicles were presented to Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly at Stormont Castle on 25 January 2016. Northern Ireland Department for Regional Development issued a press release on the event, a copy of which is attached.