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First West of England ADL Enviro400 33550 Excel
New to First Capital as DN35550 (SN58CFV) this Alexander Dennis Enviro400 was transferred west as simple 35550. Initially in "Barbie" livery it is seen in August 2019 branded for the "excel" branded servicea connecting Bristol to North Somerset. In 2022 First resurrected the Badgerline brand whose new Wright Streetdecks have displaced the orange Enviros.
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First West of England ADL Enviro400 33754 Excel
Seen on the same day, also in Bristol city centre, was native Enviro400 33754 (SN12AOP), though when new it was first used in the First Games transport fleet for the London 2012 Olympics.
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First West of England Wright Streetlite DF 47552 Excel
Wright Streetlite DF singledecks were also used in excel livery, seen in Bristol that day was 47552 (SN14FGE).
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Abus Mercedes Citaro BX54ECV
Abus also contributed to the excel services and this ex Bennetts Mercedes Citaro, BX54ECV, was seen in the city centre in August 2019 on the X9 to Nailsea. The orange paint is as far as their branding went.
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