18 May 2018
Stagecoach set to launch £6m investment in new buses for the coast between Littlehampton, Worthing & Brighton
• £6 million investment in 30 brand new double deck buses
• High-spec vehicles feature free customer WiFi and USB charging points
• British built with latest ‘Euro 6’ cleaner and greener engines
• Ultra-convenient smart phone tickets and contactless payment available
Passengers are set to benefit, as a fleet of 30 brand new double decker buses, with free WiFi and charging points arrive on a popular coastal route in the area.
Stagecoach has spent over £6m on 30 advanced double decker buses that will operate on the Coastliner 700 between Littlehampton, Worthing Shoreham, Hove and Brighton.
The new buses will see passengers enjoying spacious seating, USB charging points and free WiFi. They are fitted with the latest Euro 6 engines and ‘Smart Accessories’ to significantly reduce emissions and meet ‘Low Emission Bus’ standards.
The Coastliner 700 operates 7 days a week, including bank holidays, with buses running every 10 minutes during Monday to Saturday daytimes.
Edward Hodgson, Managing Director at Stagecoach South said: “We’re so pleased to be making such a significant investment in 30 new buses for the local area.
The new double deckers provide a modern upgrade to customers travelling on the route, with USB charging, free WiFi and contactless payments as well as incorporating an improved seat design for added comfort. We hope the host of new features will help improve the perceptions of travelling by bus as we look to welcome new customers onboard".
The new buses enter service from Monday 21st May 2018.