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Roberts Coaches sets its sights on Volvo once again

Leicestershire based Roberts Coaches has returned to Volvo for a new B11R, the third coach in as many years, but this time with JHV2 bodywork.
Volvo B11R 2 or 3-axle coach
A new Volvo B11R coach with Jonckheere bodywork which is the latest addition to the fleet of Roberts Coaches of Hugglescote in Leicestershire.

Jonathan Hunt, Managing Director for Roberts Coaches, explained: “We’ve been extremely impressed with the fuel consumption and performance of our existing B11R and particularly like the look of the latest Jonckheere bodywork. 

Our previous vehicles have proved popular with our drivers and passengers alike and when we decided that we needed an additional 53 seat coach, we had no hesitation in specifying another Volvo to meet our needs.

“By working with our Volvo Retail Bus & Coach Sales Manager, Jo Baker, we were able to meet the tight delivery deadline we’d set ourselves and she really ‘pulled out all the stops’ to ensure we received our coach on time.  As we always find with Volvo, we get what we want when we want it.”

The new coach will be used for a range of services offered by Roberts Coaches, including UK and continental touring, schools and private hire.

Jo Baker added: “The B11R has a formidable reputation with operators nationally, and the fact that Roberts Coaches has gone for a repeat order based on their experience with the coach is a real testament to this fact. 

During the busy summer season, our competitive delivery schedules placed us in good stead with many operators who needed their new vehicles within fairly short lead times.”

Roberts Travel Group was founded in 1995 by Jonathan Hunt, who started the company with just one coach. The company has grown significantly over the past two decades, with a fleet of more than 70 coaches, and operating a broad programme including school contracts, private hire, the Park & Ride services in and around Leicester, local bus service routes, and work for both Loughborough and Leicester Universities. The group also run a holiday business offering 200 bespoke trips each year.

For further information, please contact:
Sarah Burton or Nikki Gooch at NC Creative: 0121 711 6510.

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