First Bus capacity

First Bus introduces real-time capacity tracking via app

First Bus has updated its app to allow customers to see the available capacity of their bus in real time before it arrives at...
Pendle Wizz

Pendle Wizz brand launched by Transdev

Transdev subsidiary The Burnley Bus Company debuted its Pendle Wizz brand on Monday 1 June. It uses Wright Gemini-bodied Volvo B7TL double-deckers on an...
Zeelo covid-19

Sponsored content: Zeelo and operator partners champion safe transport for critical workers

With the recent outbreak of coronavirus COVID-19, healthcare, food, utility and critical logistics teams across the UK are being tested like never before. In the...

Welsh Government warns against ‘overcompensation’

Minister for Economy, Transport and North Wales Ken Skates has advised Chief Executives of all Welsh local authorities (LAs) that there must be a...
First Aquae

First WoE launches new Aquae brand

First West of England will upgrade its Bath to Bristol X39 service and debut the Aquae with 12 Alexander Dennis Enviro400-bodied Scania double-deckers. They...
England £167m bus funding

£167m additional bus funding for England

The government has committed £167m of new funding to the bus industry in England to support it through the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. It will...
Government funding

Public funding supports bus operators

Varying packages of funding have been confirmed for bus operators in England, Scotland and Wales as politicians acknowledge the crisis brought on the industry...

Operators pull together for key workers

Morebus and Yellow Buses have partnered during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic to ensure key workers can travel across Bournemouth and Poole.  Bus tickets purchased by key workers are able to be...

Edwards Coaches offers NHS staff free travel

South Wales-based Edwards Coaches has offered NHS staff free travel on its local bus services during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.  Its services include a direct route...

50 years of London Country Bus Services

With coronavirus topping the headlines, Leon Daniels instead ponders the beginning of London County Bus Services  If I read my audience correctly the last thing you want to hear from me is...
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QRoutes, a provider of software solutions to local authority (LA) transport planners, has launched QPaths. The new product will automate the assessment of children’s...

Warrington’s Own Buses takes 86 AirBubbl filter units

Warrington’s Own Buses has installed 86 AirBubbl units from AirLabs into the cabs of its vehicles to protect drivers from the risk of airborne...
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Call for one-year testing exemption for ‘highly compliant’

The difficulty of returning heavy vehicle testing to normal in the wake of a temporary halt earlier this year has been underlined by a...