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VT Class Enter Service

Sunday 18th December 2005 saw thew introducution of a new type of bus to the Dublin Bus fleet. VT1 and VT7 entered service on route 46A from Donnybrook Garage. The VT class are Volvo B9TLs with Alexander Dennis Enviro 500 bodywork. Buses In Ireland was ther to capture the two buses entering service


Above: VT1 (05-D70001) arrives into Dun Laoghaire DART Station just after 0950 ready to take up it's first revenue earning service.

Below: An off-side shot of VT at Dun Laoghaire

Above:A rear shot of VT1 at Dun Laoghaire

Below: Donnybrook's RV556 heads for Ballywaltrim near Bray and passes by VT1

Below: A view of the side DMD which also displays the destination

Below: VT1 after arriving in Mountjoy Square on the journey from Dun Laoghaire

Below: Thanks to driver Keith Byrne for a lovely first journey on VT1

Below: VT7 on arrival in Dun Laoghaire after it's first journey out from Mountjoy Square

Below: VT7 prepares to leave Dun Laoghaire and head back to Mountjoy Square

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