North Dorset Travel, a family-run business based in Holton Heath, Poole, and with an amazing 96 years of history in the transport sector has added a 12.8m, 53-seat Plaxton Panther to its fleet of luxury coaches.

Taf Valley Coaches, based in the market town of Whitland, Carmarthenshire, has taken delivery of a new 12.8m Plaxton Leopard, adding to a fast-growing fleet of almost 30 vehicles.

G & M Coaches, a third generation family business operating out of Lampeter in mid-Wales has taken delivery of a new Plaxton Leopard.

The first 12.2m variant of the Plaxton Leopard has been delivered to Cheshire operator Roy McCarthy Coaches.

Based in Truro, at the heart of Cornwall, Hopley’s Coaches is enjoying one of its most successful spells ever, which is a big statement for a family-run organisation that has been in operation for over 50 years.

Mayne Coaches is now approaching 100 years in business and has taken delivery of two new Euro6 B8 Plaxton Leopards.

Seaward Travel of London has purchased two new Plaxton coaches, which are the first 61-seat Panther B8R vehicles to go into operation in the capital city.

The delivery of two state-of-the-art luxury coaches from Plaxton – a Panther B8R and a Cheetah XL – is a further demonstration that Henshaw’s Executive Travel, based in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, is now well established as one of the most enterprising, independent transport companies in south central England.

Pearces of Oxford, a family run business started almost 50 years ago, welcomed a pristine, state-of-the-art Cheetah XL into their fleet this week taking investment in new Plaxton coaches to over £1million in the past 18 months.

The extended line-up has included a B9 Leopard, two B8R Euro6 Panthers, a Panther Cub and the new Cheetah XL, a 32-seat, 230hp vehicle that comes complete with toilet facilities, leather seats and Powershift automated transmission.

JMB Travel, based in Newmains, Lanarkshire, has taken delivery of a further two Alexander Dennis Enviro200 midi buses, following the introduction of similar vehicles just six months ago.

Country Lion, the fast growing Northampton based coach business has taken delivery of two new Plaxton vehicles.

Ridleys Coaches, a family run business based in rural Warwickshire has taken delivery of two new Plaxton Panther B8R coaches.

Johnsons Coach & Bus Travel, a family run business based in Henley-in-Arden, near Stratford-upon-Avon, has taken delivery of four luxury specification Euro6 Plaxton Panthers.

More than 92 years ago Safeguard Coaches set up business in Guildford, the county town of Surrey – and today it is still setting the pace with an operation that runs both local bus services and private hire vehicles.

The multiple award-winning family business – and current UK Independent Bus Operator of the Year – has a modern fleet of 38 vehicles, the latest addition being a Plaxton Leopard coach, which joined their impressive line-up this week.

Two new Plaxton Leopards have joined the 15-strong fleet at Wembley based Bessway Travel Limited.

The family-run business, which has been in the industry for 40 years, has taken delivery of a 59-seat model and a 72-seat version, both of which will be used to support their extensive school operations across North West London – and as part of their day trip and private hire fleet.

A new Plaxton Cheetah XL has joined the 24-strong fleet at Bakers Coaches, based in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire.
The thriving business, which is strategically located on the county border is a well-known family-run operation serving Oxfordshire, Stratford-upon-Avon, the Cotswolds and beyond.

Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has confirmed that just seven months after its launch the new Plaxton-built Cheetah XL has secured orders for more than 70 vehicles – and has good prospects that will help underpin production at the company’s Scarborough factory during the first quarter of 2016.

“Plaxton’s Cheetah XL has been called a ‘gem of gems’ – and that looks like a fair verdict”.

For its 2015 fleet renewal and upgrade programme, Berkshire based Horseman Coaches has invested over £2 million in eight new Plaxton coaches.

Longmynd Travel, based just outside Shrewsbury, in Shropshire, has taken delivery of two new Plaxton Leopard coaches.