29/02/2016

New £62m Deal Announced Between TfL And Wrightbus

London Mayor Boris Johnson has announced a £62 million deal for almost 200 New Routemaster buses.

The contract, between Transport for London (TfL) and Wrightbus, was confirmed during a visit to the chassis plant in Antrim.

First Minister, Arlene Foster welcomed the announcement.

She said: "Wrightbus is a shining example of a successful indigenous Northern Ireland business.
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"Innovation is a key element of economic success and Wrightbus has once again demonstrated their manufacturing credentials.

"This latest contract not only results in almost 200 Routemaster buses servicing London but it is a timely boost for the Northern Ireland manufacturing sector."

(CD)

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