Wright Axcess-Floline

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Wright Axcess-Floline
Wright Axcess-Floline 1.jpg
A Wright Axcess-Floline bodied Scania L94UB in service with First Chester & The Wirral.
Overview
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Body and chassis
Doors 1 or 2 door
Floor type Low floor
Chassis Scania L94UB
Powertrain
Engine Scania
Chronology

The Wright Axcess-Floline is a low-floor single-deck bus body built on Scania L94UB chassis by Wrightbus between 1998 and 2001.

It was the successor to the Axcess-Ultralow on the Scania L113CRL chassis, and was visually almost identical to this model, but had slightly different side window spacing. It was also very similar to the Liberator and Renown bodies on Volvo chassis.

History[edit]

A total of 276 Axcess-Flolines were built and, like with the Axcess-Ultralow, the majority were for FirstGroup, 242 examples joining its Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire, Eastern Counties, Beeline, Essex, Leicester, Northampton and PMT fleets.

Of the remaining 34, APCOA Parking took 12 with dual doors for use as shuttle buses at Heathrow Airport, while Newport Transport bought nine, and Lincolnshire RoadCar, Dunn-Line of Nottingham and Ludlows Coaches of Halesowen took three each.

Following the introduction of Wright's new-style Millennium range in 2000, the Axcess-Floline was superseded by the Solar on the same chassis.

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