Wright Meridian

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Wright Meridian
South Lancs Wright Meridian 333.jpg
A MAN NL273F/Wright Meridian with South Lancs Travel
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Body and chassis
Class Bus body
Body style Single-decker bus
Doors 1 or 2 doors
Floor type Low floor
Low entry
Chassis MAN NL273F
Engine MAN
Capacity 41 seated, 31 standing (72 total)

The Wright Meridian is a low floor single-decker 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 NL273F/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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