Wednesday, February 1, 2023
CPT Cost Index introduced with call for bus operator data

CPT introduces Cost Monitor with call for bus data

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has reformed its previous Cost Index into a new scheme called Cost Monitor. As part of that work, CPT...
Bus Users UK adds four trustees to its board

Bus Users UK adds four Trustees to board

Bus Users UK has added four new Trustees to its board, who it says will bring a wealth of skills, knowledge and expertise to...
Autonomous Mellor Orion E with First Bus in Didcot

Autonomous progress for First Bus and Stagecoach

Two significant developments in autonomous bus operation in the UK occurred during early January. Stagecoach East Scotland carried the first passengers on the CAVForth...
TrawsCymru route T8 launched in North Wales

TrawsCymru T8 pilot introduced in North Wales

The TrawsCymru network in North Wales has grown with the introduction of the T8 cross-border service between Corwen and Chester via Ruthin and Mold...
Trainlink 319 bus begins in Lancashire

Lancashire BSIP money sees 319 Trainlink route launch

Further Bus Service Improvement Plan-funded work has been delivered in Lancashire with the introduction of the fast 319 Trainlink service between Skelmersdale and Kirkby. Kirkby...
Peter Hogg Alexander Dennis Enviro200

Two more Enviro200 midis join Peter Hogg fleet

Peter Hogg of Jedburgh has taken delivery of a pair of Alexander Dennis Enviro200s. Each is 9.7m long and has 34 SmartSeats and USB...

Athlone Enviro200EVs kick off Ireland’s first all-electric town bus service

Alexander Dennis (ADL) and BYD have jointly announced that their partnership has delivered 11 BYD ADL Enviro200EV single-deck battery-electric buses for Ireland's first all-electric...
Increased Transport for Wales control of buses is not right thing, says Newport Transport MD

Transport for Wales: ‘Not the answer for country’s buses’

Operating buses in Wales with a completely different colour of politics and significantly varying aspirations for those services to many other parts of the...
Urban Transport Group calls for further bus revenue support to be announced quickly

Further bus revenue support ‘must come quickly’: UTG

If a revenue support stream for bus services in England outside London beyond 31 March is planned by the government then it must be...

Temporary O-Licence reduction after bridge strike for Atlantic Travel

A bridge strike last May has resulted in a reduction of Atlantic Travel (GB)’s International O-Licence for 14 days A bridge strike by a doubledecker...
Oxford Bus Company orders 104 Wrighbus electrics

Oxford Bus Company to take 104 Wrightbus electrics

104 battery-electric buses from Wrightbus are to join the Oxford Bus Company fleet in what is parent company the Go-Ahead Group’s largest zero-emission purchase...