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Dennis Javelin

Dennis Javelin
Safeguard Coaches Plaxton Premiere bodied Dennis Javelin in January 2009
Overview
Manufacturer Dennis
Alexander Dennis
Production 1986-
Body and chassis
Doors 1
Floor type Step entrance
Powertrain
Engine Cummins C series
Cummins ISBe
Transmission ZF
Dimensions
Length 8.5m, 10m, 11m & 12m
Chronology
Predecessor Dennis Lancet

The Dennis Javelin (later known as the Alexander Dennis Javelin) was an underfloor-engined bus and coach chassis manufactured by Dennis and later Alexander Dennis. It was unveiled in 1986 and acted more or less as a modern replacement for the discontinued Bedford Y-series.[1] It also supplanted the heavier Dennis Dorchester.

While proving a success, it has never matched its nearest rival, the likewise heavier Volvo B10M, but has had much more success than Dennis's previous coaching industry attempts: The Falcon V, the Lancet and Dorchester.

Exports

In 1996, Australian operator Fearne's Coaches, Wagga Wagga took delivery of four MotorCoach Australia bodied Javelins.[2] New Zealand operator Ritchies Coachlines took delivery of nine Designline and Kiwi Bus Builders bodied Javelins between 1999 and 2005.[3]

References

  1. ^ Javelin bus breaks out Commercial Motor 24 March 1988
  2. ^ Fearne's Investments Australian Bus Fleet Lists
  3. ^ Ritchie's Transport Holdings Australian Bus Fleet Lists

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Flickr gallery
  • Product description Alexander Dennis
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