Tim Deakin

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

DJ Thomas and Willetts lead 2024 UK Coach Rally winners’ roster

DJ Thomas Coaches of Neath (pictured, above) and driver Robert Weston of…

Scania readies itself for a strong future in UK coach and bus

Underway quietly of late has been overhaul of the Scania coach and…

Skills Bootcamp admission for PCV must follow 50km loosening

News that the government is consulting on relaxing the 50km, regular service…

BSOG reform hints dropped and ENCTS changes discussed at TfN

Further devolution of Bus Service Operators Grant (BSOG) in England and a…

Zeelo looks to growth in H2S and corporate after Kura purchase

An area of success for the industry since 2019 has been home-to-work…

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…