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Premier buys Young's business

30th November 1985
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PREMIER lRAVLLuf Cambridge took over the operations of Young's Coaches of Rampton, near Cambridge, yesterday (Friday).

Premier is taking on all 19 of Young's drivers together with 12 traffic, engineering and administration staff: It is not buying any Young's 36 coaches, all of which wilk be sold by Young's.

Premier is increasing its fleet to cover all Young's existing contracts and book

ings and its operator's licence has been extended to increase its total vehicle allowance from 57 to 97.

Young's founder Ted Young says he is retiring because of his increasing concern over the complexity of legislation and the way it is applied to coach operators.

lie said that business has never been in better shape and prospects and advance bookings For 1986 are most encouraging.

WEST GERMAN coach manufacturer Drogrnoller has just delivered its first two right-hand-drive three-axle E420 Corsair coaches to a Japanese customer.

The high deck coaches join 18 E440 Meteor double-deckers already sold in Japan.

Drogmoller is one of several West European coach manufacturers having success in the Japanese market.

Special equipment required for Japan includes a ladder for use with the rear emergency door and full air conditioning.

The E4 2 0 Corsair is powered by a Daimler Benz 0M422A engine.


Organisations: Coaches of Rampton
People: Ted Young
Locations: Cambridge

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