Thursday, January 26, 2023

Deliveries

Vehicles

Autonomous Mellor Orion E with First Bus in Didcot

Autonomous progress for First Bus and Stagecoach

Two significant developments in autonomous bus operation in the UK occurred during early January. Stagecoach East Scotland carried the first passengers on the CAVForth...
Further key news in zero emission bus developments expected in 2023

Zemo: More zero-emission bus ‘key moves’ due in 2023

This year could (and should) see some key moves from the government regarding zero-emission bus (ZEB) funding and policy in the UK. Not only do...

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Jobs

Distinctive Systems – Installation, Training and Support Specialist

Distinctive Systems are looking to recruit an installation, training and support specialist based at its operation in York. Distinctive Systems has been established for over...

Legal

Temporary O-Licence reduction after bridge strike for Atlantic Travel

A bridge strike last May has resulted in a reduction of Atlantic Travel (GB)’s International O-Licence for 14 days A bridge strike by a doubledecker...

Features

PEOPLE

Wrightbus UK Sales Manager Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...

New drivelines are focus of AD24 apprentice training developments

Alexander Dennis (ADL) is marking National Apprenticeship Week by announcing developments to its AD24 Training Academy courses for apprentices. The developments "reflect the evolving industry"...
Neil Atherton of Arriva North West receives British Empire Medal

British Empire Medal for Arriva driving coach’s fundraising

Arriva North West driving coach Neil Atherton was recognised in the New Year Honours list with a British Empire Medal for his charity fundraising...

Suppliers

Coach Hire Comparison eyes Europe after another year of growth

Coach hire price comparison website Coach Hire Comparison has said it is looking into European expansion after another year of record growth. The company, founded...

Elgar Coaches upgrades workshop with Totalkare mobile column lifts

A Worcestershire-based coach company has improved its workshop facilities with the purchase of mobile column lifts from experts in workshop equipment, Totalkare. Family-run Elgar Coaches provides...
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POLITICS

Bus Fare Cap Grant gets Go Ahead thumbs up

Bus Fare Cap Grant ‘right idea, right time’: Go-Ahead

The Bus Fare Cap Grant (BFCG) mechanism in England outside London is “the right idea at the right time,” Go-Ahead Group has said. It...
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The two phases of a mixed bus fleet

This article is presented by ChargePoint, your partner in bus fleet electrification. In the last 10 years, ChargePoint has helped hundreds of public transport operators...