Thursday, January 26, 2023
Bus regulation in Wales dependent on funding availability, says Welsh Government

Wales bus regulation success ‘dependent on funding’

The Welsh Government accepts that its ability to deliver across proposals to reform bus services in Wales via regulation “will depend upon the funding...
Liverpool City Region bus reregulation aim

Rotheram underlines Liverpool CR bus reregulation aim

Mayor of Liverpool City Region Steve Rotheram has further underlined his desire to deliver reregulation of bus services in the conurbation after it became...
Nine bidders in first round of Manchester bus franchising

Nine operators enter Manchester franchising first round

Nine operators have placed 33 bids for the first 11 bus franchising contracts that Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) will award as part of...
TfGM Enviro400EV order for Bee Network

TfGM orders 50 Enviro400EVs for Bee Network

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has ordered 50 BYD ADL Enviro400 battery-electric double-deckers for its regulated Bee Network that will launch in September 2023. The...
Rotala Judicial Review bid ends unsuccessfully

Judicial Review bid by Rotala ends unsuccessfully

A bid by Rotala to secure Judicial Review (JR) of elements of the process leading to a decision to reregulate buses in Greater Manchester...
Recovery bus funding in Wales extended to 2023

Recovery funding for bus services in Wales extended into 2023

Bus services in Wales will receive further recovery funding to the end of the current financial year in April 2023, the Welsh Government has...
Jenny Gilruth eencourages examination of municipal bus operation in Scotland

Municipal bus operation in Scotland encouraged by minister

Local transport authorities (LTAs) in Scotland have been encouraged by Minister for Transport Jenny Gilruth (pictured) to consider operating municipal bus services after the...
Partnership working key to bus reform in Wales, says CPT

Partnership will best deliver Wales bus reform, says CPT

Bus service reform in Wales should centre on partnership working among “a broader range of policy levers,” the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Cymru...
Welsh bus franchising plans are causing SMEs concern, Senedd committee told

Some Welsh SME operators ‘concerned’ about bus franchising

Plans to roll out franchising across the Welsh bus network have left many small- and medium-sized operators in the country “very concerned,” the Senedd...
Bus re-regulation and integration support to be offered by GMCA

Burnham offers to share bus re-regulation, integration support

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority will in due course “be more than happy” to support other city regions in the North of England as...
Wrightbus UK Sales Manager Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...