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This article is about the East Lancs Myllennium Vyking, a double deck body on the Volvo B7TL chassis. For the previous body, see East Lancs Vyking; for the single decker, see East Lancs Myllennium; the double-deck body on Dennis Trident 2 chassis, see East Lancs Myllennium Lolyne; and the double-deck body on DAF DB250, see East Lancs Myllennium Lowlander
East Lancs Myllennium Vyking
Wilts & Dorset 405
A Wilts & Dorset Volvo B7TL/Myllennium Vyking convertible open top.
Capacity 63 to 80
Specifications
Length 10,200 to 10,932mm
Width 2,535mm
Height 4,200 to 4,300mm
Options Air conditioning, CCTV, double glazing, driver protection, electronic destination displays, powered wheelchiar ramp

The East Lancs Myllennium Vyking is the type of bus body built on the Volvo B7TL chassis by East Lancashire Coachbuilders.

HistoryEdit

The Myllennium Vyking superseded the East Lancs Vyking. The Vyking was also the East Lancs body for the Volvo B7TL, but in 2000, was given a facelift with East Lancs' "Myllennium" design. This is what gave the Vyking its new name the Myllennium Vyking.

SpecificationsEdit

The structure of the Vyking was built using the Alusuisse "System M5438" system, for optimum strength. Glazing was with laminated glass, and gasket glazing came with the bus as standard - with bonded glazing available - and had hopper opening windows. The heating was thermostatically controlled and windows and air vents provided ventilation. The seating was trimmed in customer's required moquette. The floor had a 12mm Xyligen Basileum treated Finnish Birch combi plywood floor on the lower deck and both decks a non-slip flooring. Electrical features were the fluorescent light on the bus' ceilings, and twin circular halogen headlights. Also, CCTV was available. Destination displays only came as manual as standard, doors were air operated and were made of toughened glass. A simple driver's compartment was designed, to make the driver's job easier. Two pack acrylic paint was available for the exterior. [1]

Solent Blue Line 908

A Solent Blue Line Myllennium Vyking open-top at Exbury Gardens on the New Forest Tour.

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