London’s Iconic Double Decker Buses Are Making Their Way To Mexico

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They’re the indisputable symbol of London and our red double decker buses are on their way to Mexico.

The buses are set to cross the pond in a £44 million deal made by bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis. It’s believed the double deckers will reduce pollution and congestion on the Mexican version of The Mall, Paseo de la Reforma.

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[VV Nincic]
Due to the huge scale of the deal, a whopping 2,000 jobs will be created with 320 at the Guildford manufacturing site and 1,000 in Falkirk.

The chief executive of Alexander Dennis, Colin Robertson has said: “It is hugely exciting to know that ADL’s signature red double-decker buses will soon be transporting Mexico City’s residents in style and comfort”.

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[Phil Beard]
So if you happen to be visiting Mexico anytime soon, don’t be too surprised if you see a little slice of home whilst sipping on your tequila and lime.

Feature Image: David Holt.

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