Tim Deakin

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

Your Bus Journey survey shows overall 80% passenger satisfaction

Transport Focus has highlighted that more work is required on bus punctuality…

National Coach Week 2024 set to major on the industry’s people

Further details have been released by RHA about events planned for National…

Initiation of bus franchising process in Strathclyde is recommended

The process of franchising bus services in Strathclyde should be initiated and…

Coach must align ever closer with tourism after Bourton debacle

The ongoing debacle of coach access to Bourton-on-the-Water has reached a new…

West Yorkshire bus franchising looks inevitable ahead of decision

Adoption of bus franchising in West Yorkshire looks inevitable ahead of a…

Van Hool recovery plan will cut jobs and focus coaches on Skopje

Van Hool will focus the production of coaches and buses on its…

Campaign to bar schools from using Section 19 permits accelerates

A campaign to end the operation of minibuses by schools and colleges…

Lukewarm coach and bus response to budget announcements

Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt’s budget of 6 March drew a…

Six-minute window of bus punctuality tolerance: Time for TCs to act

In their 2018-19 Annual Report to the Secretary of State for Transport,…

Next steps for bus franchising in Wales detailed in TfW roadmap

Wales will potentially be divided into nine zones for the rollout of…