Tim Deakin

Tim is Editor of routeone and has worked in both the coach and bus and haulage industries.
2044 Articles

VDL deal for Van Hool goes ahead as first T coach delivered in UK

Purchase of the Van Hool coach and bus activities by VDL has…

DfT set to partially remove 50km limit on youngest PCV drivers

The Department for Transport (DfT) has opened a consultation on proposed changes…

Labour: Expansion and simplification of bus franchising in England

Labour has again pledged to give “every community” in England outside London…

Van Hool collapse: A shock even to a battle-hardened industry

The impact of the pandemic period on Van Hool was no secret,…

DPTAC coach PSVAR position grows to community transport, DRT

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has underlined its call for…

SPT opens consultation on recommended bus reform options

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has published a non-statutory consultation on recommended…

Van Hool declared bankrupt; VDL to take coach and bus activities?

Van Hool has been declared bankrupt by the Commercial Court of Mechelen…

RHA coach manifesto published as industry celebration begins

RHA has published its manifesto for the coach industry, Coaching Ahead. It…

First PSVAR compliant AOS Grand Toro is delivered by EVM

EVM has delivered the first PSVAR compliant example of its AOS Grand…

Buying new coaches: Has the landscape changed permanently?

The world of coach and bus manufacturing has changed significantly over the…