Tim Deakin

Tim is Editor of routeone and has worked in both the coach and bus and haulage industries.
2089 Articles

JG Explorer brand debuts on Scania Irizar i6S Efficient coaches

JG Travel Group and its operator partners Alpine Travel of Llandudno and…

Skills and training must be clear on coach and bus political agenda

Labour continues to court business big and small as a general election…

West Midlands bus franchising process set to start in 2025: Mayor

The process for franchising bus services in the West Midlands is hoped…

London Hire maintains focus on zero-emission despite headwinds

Local authority (LA) and other social transport minibuses are an ideal vehicle…

SME bus operators ‘must feed into pre-election policy debate’

SME bus operators should use time before the general election to feed…

Zero-emission must sit with wider bus policy objectives: Warrington

Zero-emission buses should sit alongside wider bus policy work and funding if…

How can bus franchising be made to work better for SMEs?

Bus franchising is underway or has been signalled in each of England,…

Bus franchising: The missing ingredient for Labour is money

That Labour favours public control of bus services has been beyond doubt…

Local elections must lead to focus on industry’s position in policy

That Labour made a strong showing in early May’s council and mayoral…

Bus franchising momentum grows after mayoral election results

Momentum for further franchising of bus services in England has grown with…