Rotala Wrightbus

Rotala places £29m Wrightbus order for 163 buses

Rotala has placed an order with Wrightbus for 163 vehicles worth over £29m. They will be delivered throughout 2020. 128 of the additions will be...
Stagecoach Cambridge Enviro400EV

Stagecoach Cambridge to place Enviro400EV in service

Stagecoach Cambridge will be the first provincial operator to place the battery-electric BYD ADL Enviro400EV double-decker into service. Two will start carrying passengers in...
Optare Metrodecker EV

Tower Transit orders 37 Optare Metrodecker EVs

Tower Transit has ordered 37 Optare Metrodecker EV double-deckers. They will enter service on Transport for London routes 23 and C3 before the end...

OneAssociates formed to advise the industry

Experienced industry figures Leon Daniels and Steve O’Neill (pictured) have founded OneAssociates. It is a consultancy that offers advice to the transport industry on...
Grettons Coaches

Grettons Coaches to close after 3 April

Grettons Coaches of Peterborough has announced that it will cease operation after service on 3 April after 41 years in the industry. In a statement,...
Yutong battery electric bus

Yutong battery electric passes 100,000 mark

In December 2019, Chinese coach and bus manufacturer Yutong delivered its 100,000th battery electric vehicle. In that month alone it delivered 3,732 such coaches and...
Coatham Coaches

Coatham Coaches: Nifty, thrifty and efficient

Coatham Coaches is an operator like many others. Family run, customer focused and approaching its 40th year, it has all the hallmarks of a...
TfWM Swift

TfWM Swift card sees 50m journeys in 2019

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) says more than 50m public transport journeys in the region were made using its Swift smartcard in 2019 by...
King Long Europe UK

King Long Europe UK into administration

King Long Europe UK has been placed into administration. Andrew Hosking and Tauseef Rashid of Quantuma were appointed on 19 December. John Pye Auctions...
Timberbush Tours

Timberbush Tours invests £1.1m in fleet for 2020

Edinburgh-based operator Timberbush Tours will invest £1.1m in its fleet for 2020 after placing orders for five new coaches, all of which are from...
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Liverpool City Region bus franchising ‘leading option’

Papers release by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have recommended that franchising is supported as “the emerging leading option” for bus services within...
FlixBus UK

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...
Stagecoach SE

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...