Hawkes Coaches was set up and is operated by many ex Blue Bus Services drivers, and undertakes a variety of work including holiday tours, coach hire and school work. The fleet consists of five Metrobuses which are mainly used for school work, and a variety of coaches which are used on holiday tours and hire work.
The two new Setra coaches carry a dark blue livery with Hawkes lettering and logos, with the remaining coaches in a basic white livery. The 3 older Metrobuses are also in a blue livery and carry Hawkes names and logos. The 2 other Metrobuses arrived late 2005 from TWM, and at present still carry the former owners livery.
Vehicles are kept at Arriva Derbys Ascot Drive depot.
|REGISTRATION||BUS TYPE||LIVERY||HISTORY / ADDITIONAL INFORMATION|
|B863DOM||Metrobus||Blue/Hawkes Tours||ex Travel West Midlands. Arrived here 6/05|
|B846 AOP||Metrobus||TWM||ex Travel West Midlands. 5|
|BL02 XJU||Setra - c48ft||Blue/Hawkes Coaches||Demo/ex Zaks of Birmingham - former (BU51 MAG)|
|D924 NDA||Metrobus||Blue/Hawkes Tours||wx Travel West Midlands|
|F270 ASJ||Volvo B10M/Plaxton C49Ft||Hawkes Tours||ex Superior, Greenock 4/00|
|K355 VRU||Volvo B10M/Plaxton C49Ft||Hawkes Tours||Ex Dorset Travel (355) 6/98|
|KYV 647X||Metrobus MK1||Blue/Hawkes Coaches||ex Arriva Scotland West (964) 12/00. New to London.|
|KYV 749X||Metrobus MK1||Blue/Hawkes Coaches||ex Arriva Scotland West (958) 1/01. New to London.|
|L92 GAX||Volvo B10M/Jonckherre C49Ft||Hawkes Tours||ex Ferris Holidays, Nantgarw 5/01|
|NBZ 4127||Volvo B10M/Plaxton C49Ft||Hawkes Tours||ex Swiftsure, burton 3/98 (G119 XRE)|
|PIJ 5751||Volvo/Plaxton||Allover white Hawkes Tours vinyles||ex Bowman, Craignure 7/96|
|POG 562Y||Metrobus MK2||Blue/Hawkes Coaches||ex TWM|
|ROX 646Y||Metrobus MK2||TWM||ex TWM (2/08)|
|W214 UGX||Kas Setra/S315 C49Ft/ Air Con||Hawkes Tours||Ex Redwing, London 4/03|
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Setra (W214 UGX).
12 Church Lane,
Telephone: 01332 205400
Web Site: www.hawkestours.co.uk
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