Translink Unveils New Glider Bus

Translink has unveiled the first of the new Glider buses in Belfast City Centre.

The vehicles are due to go into service in September 2018.

The new Eco Hybrid Glider vehicles will help improve air quality in the city and also boast a host of modern features such as Wi-Fi and USB charging facilities.

Over the next eight months infrastructure enhancements will be completed and each new vehicle will undergo intensive testing and commissioning before entering passenger service.
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Chris Conway, Translink Group Chief Executive, said: "Glider will transform public transport in Belfast. Helping to energise our City, the service will enable easy and convenient travel for more people to more places. Our customers can expect a modern, high-capacity and high-frequency rapid transit service which integrates with our existing networks. This preview is another key milestone in this exciting project, and we look forward to getting first impressions from our passengers and the wider public."


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