04/03/2013 - Maynes New Additions Begin to Roll
New coaches added to award-winning Scottish coach operator
We have now put the first four of our batch of seven new coaches for 2013 on the road. All registered for March the 1st, Maynes have been waiting for the chance to continue to impress our customers old and new with the standard of coaches chosen during this fleet upgrade.
Our total investment of around £1.7m in various sized vehicles shows our continued commitment to our customers that "Travelling The Mayne Way" is to travel in a first class vehicle, specifically selected for its comfort, reliability and safety.The first coach on the road was our new Mercedes UNVI Vega GT Coach built luxury 16 seat mini-coach, this was specifically chosen to assist us in our corporate clients travel needs. The stylish coach has full air con, 16 leather seats, tables and an on-board entertainment system. It is in our new corporate livery and is quite a striking vehicle that really turns heads.
The second a BMC MidiLux 27 seat midi coach has leather seats, full air con, crew seat an on-board entertainment system. This is the first BMC coach our company has bought, it will fit nicely into our popular range of midi coaches we already have in our fleet. The MidiLux will be used on all our private hire and corporate customers travel requirements.
We have also taken another 2 new Neoplan Tourliners, they will be predominantly used incoming tour work and operated from our base on Orkney. The coach will also be mixed in with our own private hire work.
The new coaches have 53 Reclining Seats, Climate Control System, Dura-Bright Alloy Wheels. It's also fitted with Smart Vac Hoover System as well as an IPod Link Lead to the In-coach Entertainment System and a Powered Centre Door. The new addition will keep the number of Neoplan Tourliner coaches in our fleet to 12 all of which are under 3 years old.
We are now awaiting the delivery of the 3 new Daf Vanhool Tx15 coaches, with the first due to be taking part in this year's UK Coach Rally.
This is our company's 66th year. The coach operating business was established by James Mayne in 1947. Our first coach was purchased in was a 29 seat Duple bodied Bedford OB. Our company has expanded greatly over the years with Maynes now operating a maximum of 30 coaches in depots in Buckie, Elgin and Orkney.