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Alexander Dennis
Industry Automotive
Predecessor TransBus International
Founded 2004
Headquarters Larbert, Scotland
Key people
Paul Davies, President & Managing Director
Products Buses, fire engines
Number of employees
2,500 (2019)
Parent NFI Group
Subsidiaries Plaxton

Alexander Dennis is a British bus and coach maker, based in Larbert, Scotland. It has made buses and coaches since 2001


Arriva North West 4420 CX58GBY (8611169542)
Arriva North West Enviro400 in Liverpool in March 2013
Truro St Georges Road - Western Greyhound 495 (Y437NHK)
Western Greyhound Alexander ALX400 bodied Trident 2 in Truro in June 2014
Arriva North West Plaxton President bodied Dennis Trident 2 in July 2010
Citybus Enviro500 MMC in Hong Kong in January 2014
First Hampshire & Dorset 44508
First Hampshire & Dorset Enviro 200 in April 2009
Arriva North West 2280
Arriva North West Plaxton Pointer 1 bodied Dennis Dart SLF in October 2009
Hong Kong Fire Services Department Dennis Sabre fire engine



Complete diesel buses

  • Enviro200MMC (2015–present)
  • Enviro400MMC (2014–present)
  • Enviro500MMC (2012–present)


Bus bodies

  • Pointer (2001–2007, originally made by Plaxton, replaced by Enviro200 Dart)
  • ALX300 (2001-2007, originally Alexander, replaced by Enviro300)
  • ALX400 (2001-2006, originally Alexander, replaced by Enviro400)
  • President (2001-2005, originally Plaxton, replaced by Enviro400)

Bus chassis

Complete buses (or chassis/body only)

Coach chassis

  • Javelin
  • R-Series

Fire appliance (Chassis and crew cab)

TransBus/Alexander Dennis built fire-fighting vehicles until 2007. The bodywork on a majority of the chassis are built by a neighbouring company, John Dennis Coachbuilders Limited.

  • Sabre
  • Rapier
  • Dagger
  • RS
  • SS
  • DS
  • DFS

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