The first of two pre-production Wrightbus bodied Volvo B5TLs has entered service in London.

Volvo B5TL hits the streets

The new model has a 5.1 litre Euro 6 diesel engine and carries Wrightbus new double deck body. Although clearly based upon the established Eclipse Gemini the re-styled offering will carry a new model name, most likely in the manufacturer’s established “street” range.

Designed to maximise weight saving the new model promises significant fuel saving compared with existing vehicles
Although carrying London General fleetnames V6 is actually working on London Central's route 12 when seen at Elephant & Castle