Wright Pathfinder

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Wright Pathfinder/Pathfinder 320
Scania N113CRL Wright Pathfinder 2041.jpg
A Wrightbus Pathfinder body on Scania N113CRL chassis being operated by Arriva North West and Wales in St Helens
Manufacturer Wrightbus
Body and chassis
Doors 1 or 2 doors
Floor type Low floor
Low entry
Chassis Dennis Lance SLF
Scania N113CRL
Engine Cummins (Dennis Lance SLF)
Scania (Scania N113CRL)
Capacity 31 to 42 seated
Length 11950mm
Width 2500mm
Height 3000mm

The Wright Pathfinder, or Pathfinder 320, is a low entry and Low floor single-decker bus body built by Wright of Ballymena on Dennis Lance SLF and Scania N113CRL chassis. It was introduced in 1993.

A majority of Pathfinders, on both types of chassis, were built for London buses; these have unusual single-piece front doors. A common design is that they have double-curvature windscreen with an arched top seen on most Wrightbus single-decker buses. The Lances were London's first low-floor buses. The first London examples were of bus type LLW and were operated on route 120 by London United from their Hounslow garage and on route 222 by Centrewest (now First London) from their Uxbridge garage; both have been superseded by more modern vehicles. The London buses are also well noted, due to their use of Northern Ireland registered numberplates (RDZ xxxx), because they were built in Wrightbus's factory in Ballymena, in the north-east of the country.



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