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Bus News: Issue Issue 16 3 Nov 2010

GMITA takes delivery of first Optare hybrids

Greater Manchester Integrated Transport Authority has taken delivery of the first of a fleet of up to 66 Optare hybrid buses.

Jim Sumner, chief executive of Optare, handed over the first of the buses to Councillor David Sandiford, chair of the GMITA Bus Network and GMPTE Services Committee.

Sumner said that he was very pleased to be handing over the buses in line with GMITA’s requirements. “This has been a major project for Optare and it emphasises our significant lead in the...

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