Saturday, September 25, 2021
Chalkwell moves quickly after Arriva Sheerness closure proposal confirmed

Chalkwell acts after Arriva confirms Sheerness closure plans

Kent operator Chalkwell has moved quickly to save two services that it says would otherwise be withdrawn after Arriva confirmed proposals for the closure...
South Notts Gotham depot closure

NCT marks closure of South Notts Gotham depot after 95 years

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) commemorated the closure of the former South Notts Bus Company depot at Gotham on 27 March. It has been shuttered...
Bus Emergency Scheme 2 in Wales paves the way to partnership

Bus Emergency Scheme 2 in Wales paves the partnership way

A further round of financial support to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on bus services in Wales – the Bus Emergency Scheme 2 (BES2)...
Andy Burnham approves Manchester bus franchising

Greater Manchester bus franchising to go ahead

Bus franchising will be introduced in Greater Manchester after Mayor Andy Burnham decided on 25 March to proceed with the measure. His decision represents...
The TAS Partnership has questioned some elements of the National Bus Strategy for England

Elements of National Bus Strategy questioned by TAS

The TAS Partnership has questioned some aspects of the National Bus Strategy for England, which was published on 15 March. They include how ‘open...
Bus demand scheduling proposal from Trapeze

Opinion: Is ‘demand scheduling’ the future of bus networks?

Transport software provider Trapeze believes that scheduling according to demand will feature strongly in the bus industry's future. Gavin John, Product Manager for UK...
Lothian Buses suspends services after repeated attacks

Lothian Buses halts all evening services for a day after attacks

Lothian Buses will halt all evening journeys due to commence after 1930hrs on Wednesday 17 March as part of a ‘zero tolerance’ response to...
Considerations for BSOG reform in England reveaed in National Bus Strategy

BSOG reform in England: Likely proposals aired in Strategy

Early details of what proposed reform of BSOG in England may consist of have been revealed in the full National Bus Strategy, which was...
National Bus Strategy analysed

National Bus Strategy: Policy fundamentals analysed

Undoubtedly key to the National Bus Strategy for England, which was published on 15 March, is collaboration between operators and local transport authorities (LTAs)...
National Bus Strategy for England launched

National Bus Strategy for England launches as ‘£3bn revolution’

The government has launched its long-awaited National Bus Strategy for England. It heralds the plan as a “£3bn bus revolution” for services and the...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...