The 17-seater Transit Minibus comes with long wheelbase and medium roof height configuration, it uses rear-wheel drive.

This Minibus meets the most stringent M2 European Private Hire Vehicle safety requirements and will carry up to 15 passengers with 1 driver and 1 crew. Crew seat must only be occupied by persons responsible for the supervision and management of vehicle passengers.

Key Features

  • 17-seat 4250 kg GVM vehicle so must be driven by category-D1 license holders.
  • Dual front passenger seat.
  • Second row dual seats.
  • Third, fourth, fifth and sixth row dual seat and single seat.
  • Length is 5680mm with a width 2084mm including mirrors.
  • A turning circle 13.3m kerb to kerb.
  • Fitted with tow bar.  Note:  For non category-D1+E license holders towing is not permitted. 
  • Engine is the 2.4 Duratorq TDCi diesel.

Special Conditions

  • It is a requirement of the Wyre Scouts that all drivers hold are category D1 license holder.
  • It is a legal requirement that the user must display a current Minibus Permit in the name of the organisation to whom the passengers belong. e.g. Wyre Scout District in the case of the WSD Explorer Units/Network or “Xth NNNN Scout Group” for example in the case of the members of a Scout Group.
  • When collecting the minibus the driving licence(s) for all drivers and minibus permit of the organisation will be required to be presented.  Copies of documentation will be made by the District’s representative for insurance purposes.
  • Full terms and conditions of use can be downloaded here.


  • Evening £30
  • Day £50 up to 6 days
  • Weekend £120
  • Week (7 days) £250 plus 30p a mile above 1000 miles
  • In addition to these charges the group hiring the minibus would need to return the minibus with a full tank of diesel in readiness for the next group utilising it.


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