Saturday, September 18, 2021

PSVAR in coaches: Operators share their thoughts

PSVAR is a hot topic, particularly for coach operators. But for those same businesses it is also highly divisive. Some believe it is overkill...

Operators: Ignore PSVAR legislation at your own peril

In response to the letter from Richard Worth regarding forced PSVAR compliance. I take on board the points made by Richard but unfortunately he fails...

‘Society cannot afford forced PSVAR compliance’

I am at a loss to find any responsible reason behind the PSVAR legislation, which is covered with gold-plated cobwebs. To implement it now...

LDV EV80: Courtside Conversions’ Nottingham Partnership

Courtside Conversions is one of the first converters in the UK to offer a lightweight conversion on the new electric LDV EV80. Five have...

Stagecoach North East works on accesible transport

Stagecoach North East has worked with North East Action on Transport (NEAT) to develop next stop announcement technology for passengers with visual impairments. Both...

Translink takes 30 tri-axle B11R Sunsundegui SC5s

State-owned Northern Ireland operator Translink has added a batch of 30 accessible Sunsundegui SC5-bodied Volvo B11R tri-axle coaches to its Goldline scheduled operation. The 14.3m...

PSVAR: Fare payers removed to bring compliance

Staffordshire County Council (SCC) will no longer permit fare-paying passengers on its contracted school services after the October half term. That will bring them...

Mellor Strata delivered to Essex County Council

Fleet development at Essex County Council (ECC) has seen it add a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter with Mellor Strata bodywork. The 22-seater will be used on service...

Long-serving GM Coachwork employee retires

One of GM Coachwork’s longest-serving employees, accounts department head Lynne Johns, has retired after 29 years with the converter. Lynne’s involvement began in 1988, when...

More hires needed by Aberdeen CT group

Mearns Community Transport (MCT), based in Aberdeen, has warned that if demand for the hire of its accessible minibus continues to drop, the vehicle...

All new London buses will be zero-emission, pledges Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for use in the capital will be...