New fleet of X5 buses serving Oxford, Milton Keynes, Bedford and Cambridge


18 new coaches are being introduced on the intercity X5 service from Oxford to Cambridge.

The new fleet take to the road by the end of the year, on a service that also calls at Milton Keynes and Bedford.

The £6.5million investment will also include a new fleet of vehicles on the Cambridgeshire Guided Busway.

Andy Campbell, managing director of Stagecoach East, said: “This is great news for our customers. The X5 service is used by around 1.3 million passengers a year and provides a vital public transport link between Oxford and Cambridge.

“We are delighted to be launching these new vehicles later in the year.”