Tim Deakin

Tim is Editor of routeone and has worked in both the coach and bus and haulage industries.
2069 Articles

Fully autonomous coach and bus hopes: Volvo position is telling

Autonomous vehicles are part of a hypothetical long-term solution to the driver…

‘Exceptionally difficult’ warning for bus fare increases after ¬£2 cap

It will be ‚Äúexceptionally difficult‚ÄĚ for the bus industry in England to…

Start to Strathclyde bus franchising work gains approval from SPT

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport (SPT) has approved recommendations for the reform of…

Van Hool TDX21 Altano for National Express work makes debut

National Express has unveiled the first of what is now confirmed to…

What chance of change to schools’ use of Section 19 permits?

How O-Licence holders coexist with holders of Section 19 permits was long…

Ensignbus looks to a secure future under FirstGroup ownership

Purchase of Ensignbus by FirstGroup in 2023 was one of the industry‚Äôs…

Safeguard Coaches: Independent stalwart marks 100th anniversary

An anniversary serves two purposes for those that observe them: To celebrate…

Backhouse Jones journey set to continue under rradar ownership

In an era of high-profile purchases around the coach and bus industry,…

Bay Travel gains recognition as busy 2024 for coaching predicted

Bay Travel of Fife has been recognised at the Scottish Passenger Transport…

Bus franchising in West Yorkshire formally adopted as reform path

As expected, Mayor of West Yorkshire Tracy Brabin has decided that franchising…