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Coach & Bus UK – you don’t want to miss it!

Coach & Bus UK – you don’t want to miss it!

The start of this year’s Coach & Bus UK is just a few weeks away and all the signs are pointing to a
bumper edition of the UK’s leading trade show for the coach, bus and mini vehicle exhibition.
Successful businesses strive constantly for development, efficiency and effectiveness. By visiting
Coach & Bus UK 2017, visitors can discover ways to move their business forward from some of the
leading manufacturers, suppliers and stakeholders within the bus, coach and community transport
industry.
The free-to- attend two day show, supported by show partner Confederation of Passenger Transport
(CPT), offers a great opportunity to meet with the wider industry and see the latest vehicles in a
relaxed but highly professional environment.
With around 200 leading suppliers participating at Coach & Bus UK 2017, covering every sector of
the coach and bus market, you are certain to find the exact product or service you’re looking for.
The full exhibitor list is available to view at www.coachandbusuk.com/visiting/exhibitor-list.
Vehicles at the show
With an array of passenger carrying vehicles, ranging from mini and midi vehicles, buses, through to
luxury touring coaches, Coach & Bus UK will give visitors direct access to the bus and coach
industry’s leading manufacturers and suppliers.
Confirmed vehicle manufacturers and dealers to date include: Arriva, Auto CUBY, AYATS, BASE, EVM,
Caetano, Dawson Rentals, EvoBus, GM Coachworks, Irizar (UK), Minis to Midis, Mistral, Moseley
(PCV), Nu-Track, Swansea Coachworks (SA), TBC Conversions, Treka Bus, Volvo and Yutong.
Specialist show features
This year, the leading trade magazine for the minicoach and minibus sector, miniplus, will host an
area dedicated to small and medium PCVs. miniplus will bring together exhibitors to showcase the
very latest equipment and vehicles available for this growing sector of the market. Suppliers will
display purpose-built vehicles fitted with modern accessible equipment including low-floor entry,
seating, tail-lifts and safety aids, alongside conversion services for bespoke requirements.
It is set to be the first port of call for fleet managers, local authority planners, operators,
stakeholders and community transport providers looking to refresh their offering and provide
improved passenger facilities.
The Theatre, sponsored by SmartDrive Systems
Whilst new vehicles and technologies remains a practical draw for many visitors to the show, The
Theatre, sponsored by SmartDrive Systems, will once again provide a broad spectrum of
perspectives on the key issues and challenges affecting today’s public transport community from a
range of leading industry figures.
Previous topics have included: legislation, the Buses Bill, customer experience, partnerships with
local authorities, campaign marketing, world class standards, and the coach and bus workforce.
The full 2017 line-up is due to be unveiled in the coming weeks.

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