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Weekly Used Coaches Update

Star coach of the week Volvo BR9 Plaxton Elite 2012, 47 seats, 216,694miles Sale Price: £139,500. Buy from: £2,750 p/mth                 8.9m E200 2012, 29 seats, Cummins E5 Sale price: £55,000     9.6m E200  2014, 33 seats, Cummins E5 Sale price: £78,500 Rent from: £270 p/wk*  … Read more »

Weekly Used Coaches Update

Star coach of the week Volvo B12B Jonckheere 2005, 53 seats, Volvo i-shift,  MOT April 2018 Sale Price: £35,995. Buy from £710 p/mth   Volvo B12B Plaxton Paragon  2006, 53 seats, Reconditioned Engine & Gearbox Sale price: £53,550 Buy from: £1,075 p/mth     Volvo B9R Plaxton Panther 2011, 57 seats, 17,642 miles Sale price:… Read more »

Mistral Bus & Coach deliver four new buses to White Bus Service

White Bus Company

Mistral Bus & Coach have supplied four new E200’s to White Bus Services, including three 9.6m and one 8.9m. The vehicles have been successfully operating on routes previously serviced by Abelio in Berkshire and Surrey. One year ago, White Bus Services was taken over by Simon Rowland and the Fernhill Travel owners, Richard and Andrew… Read more »

Revised Temsa MD9 will come to the UK in 2019

The first right-hand drive examples of Temsa’s revised MD9 midicoach will come to the UK in Q1 2019, importer Arriva Bus and Coach (ABC) has said. Temsa has enhanced the MD9 with a revised design inside and out and changes to meet R66.02 rollover regulations. Seating capacities, dimensions and the driveline will all remain the… Read more »

Enviro200s for Manchester Airport

To cope with increased passenger numbers, Manchester Airport has taken four ADL Enviro200s. The 10.8m buses have Cummins ISBe four-cylinder Euro5 engines with Allison S2100 transmissions and a passenger capacity of 60. They were modified to include extra racking for luggage and additional CCTV cameras. Airport Transport Manager, Andy Willis, said, ‘Such has been the increase in passenger… Read more »

Mistral’s financing powers combine with ADL’s products

AD and Mistral stand

The benefits of Mistral’s tie-up with Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) and its range of financing solutions were to the fore on Mistral’s stand. With the door expected to close on Euro 5 derogations for new registrations from 1 March 2018, the duo have taken advantage of the run-out period to continue to provide the market… Read more »

Mistral and ADL at Coach & Bus UK 2017

Mistral Group and Britain’s leading bus and coach builder Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) will have a joint presence at this year’s Coach & Bus UK show, highlighting how the manufacturer’s class-leading buses and coaches can be bought and leased through the finance specialists.   Financing a new vehicle is an important part of the purchasing… Read more »

Claribel Coaches’ five Alexander Dennis E200s

Claribel Coaches of Birmingham has taken delivery of five Alexander Dennis Enviro200s, supplied by Mistral (0800 781 4144). The 8.9m 29-seaters have already been very well received by drivers and passengers, says Bus Service Manager Steve Minor. “Some of our passengers have commented that they feel like royalty when travelling on the newest buses in the… Read more »

Now hiring in Manchester – Sales Administrator – Finance

Mistral Group – Manchester Central £17,000 – £20,000 a year Overview Mistral Asset Finance Ltd is growing finance company based in Manchester City Centre. It provides finance solutions to companies wishing to purchase buses and coaches either by providing funding themselves (“own book”) or by introducing other funders to the customer as a broker. The… Read more »

Leasing or rental: It’s your choice with Mistral!

Tim Deakin of RouteOne talks to Mistral Group Managing Director Steve Low and Mistral Asset Finance Chief Operating Officer Guy Wadsworth about purchasing a coach or bus, and how Mistral can help you decide which payment plan suits your business.   Leasing or rental: It’s your choice with Mistral!