Credit: Photos by Richard Goldsmith
The Sprinter is based on the Euro 6 516CDI extra-long wheel base with Common Rail Direct Injection diesel engine. Transmission is a 7 Speed G Tronic Automatic gear box, and the exterior is finished in Mercedes-Benz Arctic White, complete with a full company colour livery by Best Impressions.
Masats 120cm double leaf, rapid sliding passenger entry door with emergency release. Masats lightweight fold out ramp for wheelchair access. Additional full length tracking on low floor areas. A luggage dropcage is built in the ticket machine mount which is also power supplied.
EVM Panoramic double glazed saloon windows in privacy grey. Original Mercedes front windscreen. Glass top roof vent with break glass hammer.
Original Mercedes-Benz 270-degree hinge doors.
Auto Clima RT120 12KW Saloon Air Conditioning. Vehtec Convector heaters running in two areas of the saloon forward with thermostat control.
Mercedes Benz Pro with comms module. Saloon speakers integrated into saloon roof. Reversing camera with 7” display.
There are 16 Kiel Ligero M2 seats trimmed in E-Leather with additional padding and full plastic backs. Each aisle has USB’s fitted for each passenger.
This vehicle is complete with wood effect Tarabus non-slip flooring.
Colour coded EVM side skirts.
Front destination board. There are two further destination boards located on either side.
As with all EVM minibus’s the vehicle is completed to European whole vehicle type approval and comes with full 3-year Mercedes-Benz Unlimited mileage chassis warranty.
About the Customer:
Cuckmere Buses have been operating for over 45 years and run a small fleet of 16-seater mini-buses from their base in Berwick. They operate over 20 weekly timetabled services, taking people to their nearest centres for shopping, appointment and pleasure.
They also offer summer leisure services, special annual events and private hire facilities. The company is run entirely by volunteers; there are no employees. In total they have some 45 fully trained drivers and some 10 additional volunteers who all help run the fleet and keep the wheels turning. In a normal year (pre-covid) we run 125,000 miles and undertake over 80,000 passenger-journeys.
For more information, please visit: https://www.cuckmerebuses.org.uk/