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First to take nine new Wright deckers

First to take nine new Wright deckers First to take four diesel and five hybrid versions.
FIRSTGROUP has confirmed that it is taking nine of the new Wrightbus integrated double-deck buses, launched in London last month.

In a £2million-plus investment, First is taking four diesel-powered and five hybrid versions of the double-deck for its London fleet with deliveries scheduled for summer 2008.

Managing Director of First's UK Bus Nicola Shaw says: “Practical innovation combined with operator specification is a winning formula for this latest model from Wrightbus. We very much look forward to taking the delivery in summer.”

Wright Group managing director Mark Nodder adds: “We are delighted that FirstGroup has been quick to endorse our new double-deck for London, in both diesel and hybrid variants.  We will be working closely with First's team in London to ensure the smooth introduction of this new product and to meet their exacting standards."

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New integrated double deck from Wright Group