SBG double-deck coach
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FOUR double-deck coaches are to be delivered to the Scottish Group next year to test their suitability for shorter distance rout' Two Volvo Ailsa and two Leyland Olympian buses have been cancelled from the Alexander (Fife) and Eastern Scottish order programmes, and Fife instead will buy two Volvo Ailsa Citybuses with underfloor engines, and Eastern Scottish two Olympian coaches.
Both will be stretched twoaxle models, although the exact length has still to be decided, and they will be fitted with Alexander R-type bodies which have been restyled at the front.
SBG, which expects delivery of six Metro-Cammell Weymann
Metroliner three-axle dou deckers for its longer-dist. express services later this y wants to assess the suitabili1 double-deckers for such shc routes as its Edinburgh to C gow and Perth express route A major effort is being rr to improve the marketing development of SBG's coacl activities in order to counter effects of competition from ii pendents and British Rail, an express and tours manager be appointed shortly to ove subsidiaries' activities in field.