Salisbury Reds electric buses ribbon cutting

Salisbury Reds electric buses: The Reds have gone green

The three new park-and-ride Salisbury Reds electric buses are a statement on the pressing need for improved air quality. It is also the perfect...
First Eastern Counties Excel

First Eastern Counties introduces high-spec Excel fleet

First Eastern Counties has invested £5.3m in 19 custom-designed double-deckers for its flagship Excel service between Norwich and Peterborough. They will enter service on...
Stagecoach new livery

Stagecoach new livery unveiled by group

Stagecoach has finally unveiled its long-awaited new livery. Three new and complementary schemes will be introduced across the UK to suit the breadth of...
High intensity bus users

Report identifies ‘high intensity’ bus users

The bus market in England outside London is becoming focussed on a smaller number of “high intensity” users, according to a report from the...
Oxford PickMeUp

Oxford PickMeUp passes 250,000 journeys

More than 250,000 journeys have been made on the PickMeUp minibus DRT service, which is operated by Oxford Bus Company (OBC). The service, which runs...

The basic frame of a bus network exists – use it

The Intalink promotional vehicle initiative shows just what can be achieved at relatively low cost. Here in Cambridgeshire we have almost entirely Cambridgeshire County Council...
Bus branding

Bus route branding: Building a base for growth

Arguments for and against bus route branding are numerous. But where the concept is applied in an appropriate way it can deliver benefits –...
Bristol conjestion

Bristol congestion hinders growth in bus use, says First West of England MD

James Freeman laments Bristol congestion situation as barrier to bus appeal In an open letter to users of First Bus West of England, Managing Director...
West Yorkshire bus franchising

West Yorkshire bus franchising raised as a possibility

Bus franchising in West Yorkshire has been raised by the West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA), which has outlined its intention to “definitely consider” it...
Year of the Bus

Will 2020 be the Year of the Bus?

I wonder. Will 2020 be the Year of the Bus, at least in terms of transport policy? I have little doubt that rail will continue...
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FlixBus UK domestic coach network announced

FlixBus has announced plans to establish a domestic scheduled coach network in the UK during 2020. The news has been expected since the German...
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Stagecoach launches zero tolerance campaign on staff abuse

Operator takes a stand against verbal and physical abuse towards staff and customers Stagecoach South East (SE) has launched a zero tolerance campaign against hate...
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Birmingham CAZ set for summer launch

Birmingham City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to introduce the city’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) this summer. If follows speculation that the CAZ would be...