We must thank Heathrow Airport and Surrey County Council for giving us the opportunity to run this route. Since we began in December 2016 we have seen two brand new vehicles enter service and a huge growth in passenger numbers, our 442 fleet consists of two EVM Low floor Mercedes-Benz Sprinters both are Euro 6 and conform to DDA compliance just the same as a "Big Bus".
There are a few differences though we get 24 mpg and have a considerably lower impact on the Environment not just with emissions, noise pollution and road wear which are huge factors, we can nip through residential and narrow roads without fuss or causing congestion all without compromise, we are able to provide services where other vehicles just cannot access safely and this all can be accomplished at a lower overall cost.
So should all bus routes have small buses? Of course not but we have proved they have a place and in many cases would be the best option.