Wright Meridian

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Wright Meridian
South Lancs Wright Meridian 333.jpg
A MAN / Wright Meridian with South Lancs Travel
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Body and chassis
Floor type Low floor
Chassis MAN NL273F
Engine MAN

The Wright Meridian is a bus body built by Wrightbus, built on the MAN NL273F chassis. The body is essentially the same as the Eclipse range.

The first production vehicle was launched as a demonstrator at the Coach & Bus live 2007, and after trials was purchased by Whitelaws where it entered service as SF57 FZY. The company has also ordered a further 5 which entered service in July 2008. Two Meridians entered service with Newbury Buses in May 2008.

Four MAN Wright Meridians entered service with South Lancs Travel in April 2009, around the same time that Premiere Travel of Nottingham acquired 2 Wright Meridians, which see principal use daily.

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