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Mercedes-Benz Econic



The authority for the Suffolk towns of St Edmunds and Haverhill has finally down a Mercedes-Benz Econic it back in 2000 with kind of reliability and durability, no wonder St Edmundsbury Borough latest refuse trucks wear three-pointed stars.

by East Anglian dealer Truck Van, 13 of the new vehicles are Econic 2629LL models rear-steer axles. They are with single compartment Faun Zoeller Variopress VP2 bodies and Terberg bin lifts.

Also included in the latest is an 8×4 Econic 3233LL, has a 31m³ Heil Big Bite capable of lifting and emptying This truck has replaced a Mercedes-Benz Actros.

Although by St Edmundsbury’s Fleet Technical Phil Clifford, the new Econics are working within the area by neighbouring Forest Heath Council the two authorities operate a waste and street scene fleet under the West brand name.

St Edmundsbury Council was one of the first UK customers for the Econic following its UK launch in Since then, the purpose-designed chassis has been an ever-present on the fleet.

Mr Clifford, who this year 25 years’ service with St manages the combined West fleet. He explains: “There’s a boundary between our two local areas, but from a routing and point of view we ignore it and do logistically sensible, thereby best value for our Council Tax

The fleet comprises 41 heavy Of these, 27 are three-axled 26-tonne several of them 6×4 which were purchased in but are now being phased out as waste is no sent to landfill. The line-up includes a Mercedes-Benz Axor downrated from 26- to 23-tonnes

Mr Clifford recalls: “I was a bit when the Econic was introduced but doubts were dispelled a time ago, as Mercedes-Benz itself as the clear leader in the collection vehicle market.”

Mercedes-Benz Econic

He continues: “Our crews the Econic’s brand image and build quality, as well as its functionality we particularly like the accessed low-entry cab with its folding door, and all-round air with on-board weighing.

Mercedes-Benz trucks have exceptionally reliable over the We usually write-down our vehicles eight years but inevitably get than this and in some a lot longer from our Econics. The vehicle we’ve just at auction was a great advertisement for the because it just kept on

St Edmundsbury Borough Council has its own but relies on Orwell Truck Van for work and parts back-up. such relationship is without the problem but Orwell always up with a solution,” adds Mr “The dealer is very in this area and highly

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