Wrightbus

Address: Wrightbus
Galgorm Industrial Estate
201 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
Co. Antrim
N Ireland
BT42 1SA
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Bus Designers & Manufacturers

Wrightbus designs and manufactures buses for the European market, including the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.

Our product range covers all segments of the market from small and midi-sized buses to full-size single deckers, double deckers and articulated buses and Bus Rapid Transit.

We are capable of producing all of our vehicles with either Euro 6 diesel or alternative drivelines, including hybrid-electric, plug-in electric and induction power transfer.

As well as our own complete vehicles we offer bodywork for leading chassis manufacturers including Volvo Bus.

Wrightbus Innovation – Invention Beyond Convention

Every product that bears the Wrightbus name has been designed and engineered with a passion and determination to be a leader in its class.

With an in-service life of 15 years plus ahead of it, innovation is as much about now as the future.

The Wrightbus philosophy has a clear focus on offering a complete range of fuel efficient vehicles to meet all our operators’ needs, backed up with support from an organisation that’s in it for the long haul.

Today we are industry leaders in the field of minimising fuel consumption, through weight reduction by design, the use of advanced materials and efficient driveline technology. All this, and more, is centred on achieving exceptional levels of quality, performance and safety, whilst delivering exceptional whole life cost value.

The Wrightbus range today harnesses our group-wide resources, expertise and experience to combine innovation with complete customer support.

Buses on the Double – Rent, Lease or Buy

Wrightbus vehicles are now available to purchase, rent or lease from stock with immediate availability.

Operators can benefit from fast and easy access to a variety of vehicles to satisfy the needs of their business.

Wrightbus’ direct sales offer sits alongside an existing arrangement Close Brothers Vehicle Hire to offer buses with immediate availability on a rental or leasing basis.

We have a wide range of vehicles available, including models from across the StreetLite range

  • Both Euro 5 and Euro 6 options available
  • 8.8m, 9.5m, 10.2m, 10.6m and 11.5m buses available
  • Single and twin door options

With our retail offer, we are building small volumes of stock with immediate availability. This provides our customers with a fantastic opportunity to operate some of the most fuel efficient vehicles on the market, providing excellent value for money.

Streets Ahead – Making a Difference

Wrights Group is fully committed to the design, development and LEAN manufacture of products, along with the provision of after-sales and other services, which consistently exceed customer expectations and meet all regulatory requirements.

We strive to continually improve the operating performance of the Group to benefit our employees, customers, suppliers and stakeholders.

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Wrightbus News

Wrightbus Plans Further Expansion in Europe

Wrightbus Plans Further Expansion in Europe

UK bus manufacturer, Wrightbus has unveiled plans for widespread expansion across Europe following 12 months of successful growth. 

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus Completes All-Electric Bus Depot in Norwich

First Bus has completed work on its all-electric Roundtree Way bus depot in Norwich, which is home to Wrightbus electric buses.

Wrightbus’s Zero-Emissions Vehicle Being Trialled in Dorset

Wrightbus’s Zero-Emissions Vehicle Being Trialled in Dorset

A battery-electric bus manufactured by Wrightbus is being trialled in Dorset to demonstrate its zero-emission capabilities.

Germany: Wrightbus to Supply Hydrogen Buses in Saarland

Germany: Wrightbus to Supply Hydrogen Buses in Saarland

Wrightbus has received an order to supply 28 Kite Hydroliner single-decker hydrogen buses to Saarbahn GmbH in Saarland, Germany. 

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Wrightbus delves into the world of hybrid electric vehicles and the pivotal role of coach builders in bringing them to life.

Pioneering Zero-Emissions Transport: Hydrogen Buses in London

Pioneering Zero-Emissions Transport: Hydrogen Buses in London

Wrightbus delves into the world of zero-emissions vehicles & explores the role of hydrogen buses in London's sustainable transportation landscape.

Electric Buses in the UK Leading the Way to Zero Emission Vehicles

Electric Buses in the UK Leading the Way to Zero Emission Vehicle...

Electric buses have emerged as a promising answer to the challenges posed by traditional combustion engine vehicles.

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

Exploring Hybrid Electric Vehicles and the Role of Coach Builders

In the quest for greener and more sustainable transportation options, hybrid electric vehicles have emerged as a significant step forward.

Rediscovering the Charm of Double-Decker Buses

Rediscovering the Charm of Double-Decker Buses

Wrightbus delivers a brief historical insight into the legacy of the double decker bus.

Go-Ahead London Trials Wrightbus Electroliner

Go-Ahead London Trials Wrightbus Electroliner

Bus operator, Go-Ahead London, has announced it is currently trialling the use of Wrightbus' StreetDeck Electroliner.

Single Decker Hydrogen Vehicles Redefining Urban Transit

Single Decker Hydrogen Vehicles Redefining Urban Transit

Single decker hydrogen vehicles offer a promising solution for cities looking to reduce emissions and enhance their public transportation.

Wrightbus Electric Buses Launched in Oxford

Wrightbus Electric Buses Launched in Oxford

Wrightbus has launched a new series of zero-emission electric buses in Oxford as part of the city's effort to achieve net zero by 2040.

Dublin Bus’ Summerhill Depot Completes EV Charging Works

Dublin Bus’ Summerhill Depot Completes EV Charging Works

New vehicle charging facilities at Dublin Bus' Summerhill Depot have been completed and are due to enter operation this week.

Abellio Orders 80 Wrightbus Electric Buses for London

Abellio Orders 80 Wrightbus Electric Buses for London

Wrightbus has been awarded a new contract to deliver a further 80 electric buses to Abellio for operation in London. 

Northern Ireland Minister Hails Green Innovation at Wrightbus

Northern Ireland Minister Hails Green Innovation at Wrightbus

Northern Ireland Office Minister Steve Baker has visited transport manufacturer Wrightbus to hear about the company’s plans for the future.

Arriva Orders 34 Wrightbus Electric Buses in London

Arriva Orders 34 Wrightbus Electric Buses in London

Wrightbus has received a new order to supply 34 Electroliner electric double-decker buses to Arriva in London.

First Bus Launches Wrightbus Electric Buses in Norwich

First Bus Launches Wrightbus Electric Buses in Norwich

In Norwich, First Bus has started operating its first seven StreetDeck Electroliner electric buses manufactured by Wrightbus. 

Wrightbus to Supply Additional Hydrogen-Powered Buses in Germany

Wrightbus to Supply Additional Hydrogen-Powered Buses in Germany

Northern Ireland-based manufacturer, Wrightbus has received a new order to supply 12 hydrogen-powered buses in Geilenkirchen, Germany. 

Dublin Bus Commences Testing and Training for Electric Fleet

Dublin Bus Commences Testing and Training for Electric Fleet

Driver training, vehicle testing and route piloting is now underway on the first battery-electric buses delivered to Dublin. 

Go-Ahead Launches Fleet of Hydrogen Buses around Gatwick Airport

Go-Ahead Launches Fleet of Hydrogen Buses around Gatwick Airport

The Go-Ahead Group has launched a hydrogen bus fleet and refuelling station for services in and around Gatwick Airport.

Ireland: Translink Unveils Electric Bus Fleet in Derry

Ireland: Translink Unveils Electric Bus Fleet in Derry

Translink has unveiled its new fully-electric Foyle Metro bus fleet that will operate in Derry~Londonderry, Ireland.

Wrightbus Hit New Green Milestone

Wrightbus Hit New Green Milestone

Wrightbus, which manufactures the world’s most efficient electric double deck bus, has hit another green milestone.

Wrightbus to Deliver 48 Electroliner Electric Buses in London

Wrightbus to Deliver 48 Electroliner Electric Buses in London

Wrightbus has secured a new order to manufacture 48 double-decker electric buses for Stagecoach in London.

Wrightbus to Deliver Zero Emission Buses to Leicester

Wrightbus to Deliver Zero Emission Buses to Leicester

Bus manufacturer Wrightbus has secured a new order to deliver 18 zero emission buses for First Bus in Leicester.

First Bus to Deploy an Additional 117 Wrightbus Electric Buses

First Bus to Deploy an Additional 117 Wrightbus Electric Buses

The UK Department for Transport (DfT) has announced a 25.3 million GBP investment to support the production of 119 Wrightbus electric buses

Wrightbus Plans Hydrogen Production Facility at Ballymena Factory

Wrightbus Plans Hydrogen Production Facility at Ballymena Factory

Wrightbus is partnering with Hygen Energy to deliver a 'green hydrogen' production facility at the bus manufacturer's Ballymena headquarters.

Wrightbus Zero Emission Fleet Hits the Three Million Mark

Wrightbus Zero Emission Fleet Hits the Three Million Mark

Wrightbus’s fleet of world first hydrogen and world’s most efficient battery electric double buses have travelled three million miles.

Go-Ahead Orders 104 Wrightbus Electric Buses for Oxford

Go-Ahead Orders 104 Wrightbus Electric Buses for Oxford

The Go-Ahead Group has placed an order with Wrightbus for 104 electroliner electric buses to operate in Oxford, UK.

Wrightbus Advances Production of GB Kite Electroliner

Wrightbus Advances Production of GB Kite Electroliner

Wrightbus has announced that the GB Kite Electroliner electric bus is in production in Ballymena, Northern Ireland.

UK: Metroline Orders 39 Wrightbus Electric Buses

UK: Metroline Orders 39 Wrightbus Electric Buses

Metroline has ordered 39 zero-emission electric buses from Wrightbus to operate across London and Hertfordshire.

Glasgow Open Top Buses to Become Electric

Glasgow Open Top Buses to Become Electric

City Sightseeing Glasgow is converting its entire fleet of open top vehicles to electric buses supplied by Wrightbus. 

Wrightbus Gains Government-Backed Support to Expand Globally

Wrightbus Gains Government-Backed Support to Expand Globally

Wrightbus has secured UK Export Finance-backed funding to take its hydrogen-powered double-deck bus to international markets.

Northern Ireland: Wrightbus to Supply 100 Electric Buses to Translink

Northern Ireland: Wrightbus to Supply 100 Electric Buses to Trans...

Transport operator, Translink has contracted Wrightbus to supply 100 new battery electric buses in Northern Ireland.

UK: First Bus Orders 193 Wrightbus Electric Buses

UK: First Bus Orders 193 Wrightbus Electric Buses

First Bus has ordered 193 electric buses from Wrightbus with funding from the DfT's Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme.

Ireland: NTA Orders 120 Double-Deck Wrightbus Electric Buses

Ireland: NTA Orders 120 Double-Deck Wrightbus Electric Buses

Ireland's NTA has ordered 120 double-deck electric Wrightbus buses as part of a framework agreement to procure up to 800 zero-emission buses.

Germany: Wrightbus to Supply Hydrogen Buses to Cologne

Germany: Wrightbus to Supply Hydrogen Buses to Cologne

German Bus operator, RVK has contracted Wrightbus to supply up to 60 of its single deck hydrogen buses to Cologne over the next two years.

Volgren to Trial Wrightbus Hydrogen Powertrains in Australia

Volgren to Trial Wrightbus Hydrogen Powertrains in Australia

Wrightbus will supply hydrogen fuel cell powertrain technology for two zero-emission Volgren hydrogen buses.

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electric Bus

Wrightbus Electroliner Declared Most Efficient Double Deck Electr...

UTAC assessments have revealed that Wrightbus' StreetDeck Electroliner is the world's most efficient double decker battery-electric bus.

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio Launches Zero-Emission Buses on New London Routes

Abellio London has launched an additional 41 buses on new TfL routes, increasing its fleet size by 5 percent in a single night.   

Wrightbus Prevents One Million Kgs of CO2 from Entering the Atmosphere

Wrightbus Prevents One Million Kgs of CO2 from Entering the Atmos...

Wrightbus has prevented 1,000 tonnes of harmful CO2 emissions from entering the atmosphere since the launch of its hydrogen double-decker buses.

Wrightbus Launches Rapid-Charge Double Deck

Wrightbus Launches Rapid-Charge Double Deck

Wrightbus today unveils the latest addition to its zero-emission arsenal - a rapid-charge electric double-deck, the StreetDeck Electroliner.

Wrightbus Celebrates Landmark £8m Far East Orders

Wrightbus Celebrates Landmark £8m Far East Orders

Wrightbus is celebrating two landmark orders to produce a total of 45 buses for markets in the Far East from its factory in Malaysia.

Wrightbus Begins 2021 with Creation of More Than 40 New Jobs

Wrightbus Begins 2021 with Creation of More Than 40 New Jobs

Leading bus manufacturer Wrightbus looks to a positive year ahead with the creation of more than 40 new jobs at its Ballymena headquarters.

£66 Million Decarbonisation for Northern Ireland

£66 Million Decarbonisation for Northern Ireland

The decarbonisation of transport in Northern Ireland has taken a significant leap with a new contract for 145 zero and low emission  buses. 

Hydrogen Buses Coming to Birmingham Next Spring

Hydrogen Buses Coming to Birmingham Next Spring

The buses - which are made by Wrightbus - are the world's first zero-emission hydrogen fuel-cell double deckers.

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