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Five Setra Coaches Delivered to Deutsche Touring GmbH

Deutsche Touring GmbH, a Frankfurt-based long-distance network operating across Europe, has just bolstered its fleet with the delivery of five new Setra coaches, three of which are from the ComfortClass 500 line. The three S 516 HD units, which are of the two-axle variety, are the first ComfortClass 500 coaches to go into the company’s international network. In addition, they are the first of the model line to be put into use within the Czech Republic. Present at the handover of the units was Frank Zehle, Deutsche Touring GmbH General Manager. Czech operator Touring Bohemia General Manager Milan Tuhacek was also there to receive the three ComfortClass 500 units, while… Continue Reading »

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Setra ComfortClass 500 Coaches Delivered To Gössi Carreisen AG

The new Setra ComfortClass 500 coaches set the standard for Gössi Carreisen AG as the company received the delivery of two units of the touring coach. The two units of S515 HD were officially handed over to Marco Gössi, the managing director of the company, and his wife. The two new vehicles were named by the couple after Jolie, their newly-born daughter. Marco Gössi decided to acquire the latest Setra ComfortClass 500 due to a number of beneficial features of the vehicles. Some of the beneficial features are their fuel-efficiency, low cost of operation, the Euro drive system, and the modern design offered by the touring coaches. Gössi also indicated… Continue Reading »

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First New ComfortClass 500 Unit in Norway, 500th Setra Delivered in Country Overall

Gunnar Brustad, who owns Norwegian bus line Brustad Busstrafikk, went with his son to the Setra Customer Center without knowing that the new ComfortClass 500 unit waiting for him was very special. On top of being the first in the series headed for Norway, it is also the 500th Setra bus to be delivered to the country. The double-milestone is a pleasant surprise. Since 1983, the bus company had already been turning to Setra for top-of-the-line coaches. Brustad expressed delight at taking the current-gen ComfortClass to Norway. “After the successful Setra 400 model series, it is now important for us to be able to offer another superlative touring coach to… Continue Reading »

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Bus Company Owner Bikes 894km to Receive New Setra S 516 HD

Mathias Bolck, who is a co-owner of the eponymous Schuby-based bus company, rode his bicycle from his hometown all the way to the Setra customer center in Neu-Ulm, covering a whopping 894 kilometers over 8 days in order to receive his brand-new Setra S 516 HD. Bolck covered between 90 to 130 kilometers each day, and he went on for 8 days with just one rest day on top of that. During the final stretch, he was even forced to make a number of detours in order to avoid some floods. Once he came into the customer center, he was greeted with applause and an ovation from the Setra personnel… Continue Reading »

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