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John Leask & Son have been involved in transport since John R Leask and his son James founded the business in 1919 as a taxi service operating two taxis. The business grew during the 1920's and 30's, the first bus operating from approximately 1928.

Leasks became the Shetland agent for Allied Airways when that company commenced air services to and from Shetland in 1936, and from those early beginnings it developed into Shetland's largest travel agency, specialising in all forms of business and holiday travel. The travel agency division closed in December 2011, and today John Leask & Son focus on operating a modern fleet of mini buses, buses and coaches on local public services, summer tours and private hire throughout Shetland.

The Coach Fleet

16/19 seats

Mercedes Sprinter with EVM luxury conversion fitted with air conditioning and PA system.

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33 seats

Mercedes Vario Plaxton Cheetah fitted with 33 standard seats, forced air ventilation and PA System.

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53/55 seats

Temsa Safari HD fitted with 53/55 reclining seats. Air conditioning and PA system.

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The Service Bus Fleet

Alexander Dennis Enviro 200 39 seat fully accessible low floor bus with wheelchair ramp.

Wrights Streetlite 40 seat fully accessible low floor bus with wheelchair ramp.

Volvo B7RLE MCV Evolution 44 seat fully accessible low floor bus with wheelchair ramp.

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