Saturday, June 3, 2023
Image of the Transdev John Lewis Sponsorship Bus

Transdev sponsorship deals drive northern bus use

North of England bus operator Transdev has launched a new bus sponsorship offer to promote local business from city to coast. It follows a successful...
Abellio UK MBO by Transport UK Group completes

Transport UK Group MBO of Abellio UK completes

A management buyout of Abellio UK from Dutch shareholder Nederlandse Spoorwegen to create Transport UK Group completed on 28 February. The deal captures all...
FirstGroup agrees to purchase Ensignbus

FirstGroup agrees to purchase Ensignbus business

FirstGroup has reached agreement to purchase Purfleet-based Ensignbus from the Newman family in a surprise deal. When completed, it will include the local bus...
Solus Coaches sold to BBK Group

Solus Coaches sold to investor BBK Group

Tamworth operator Solus Travel Ltd – which trades as Solus Coaches – was sold to investor BBK Group in January by its previous owner...
Southdown Buses purchased by Brighton and Hove Buses

Southdown Buses purchased by Brighton and Hove

Copthorne, West Sussex-based independent operator Southdown Buses has been purchased by Go-Ahead Group subsidiary Brighton and Hove Buses. The deal brings approximately 25 buses and...
The Ready Group purchases L J Edwards Coach Hire brand and digital assets

The Ready Group saves L J Edwards Coach Hire brand

The brand and digital assets of L J Edwards Coach Hire have been purchased by The Ready Group, which is the parent of multiple...
Edwards Bros Coaches purchase completed by Pembrokeshire County Council

Edwards Bros Coaches sale to Pembrokeshire completes

It should be noted that Edwards Bros Coaches of Tiers Cross has no connection with any other coach or bus operator in Wales of...
Dartline Coaches to be sold to Go-Ahead Group

Dartline Coaches to be purchased by Go-Ahead Group

The Go-Ahead Group has agreed to purchase Clyst St Mary-based coach and bus operator Dartline Coaches. The deal will see 118 employees and 84...
Aircoach purchases Airporter

First Bus subsidiary Aircoach purchases Airporter

First Bus via its Dublin-based Aircoach subsidiary has acquired Londonderry operator Airporter. The deal includes Airporter’s base and all its drivers and operational staff,...
Sale of Go Ahead to Kinetic and Globalvia completes

Go-Ahead sale to Kinetic and Globalvia completes

Sale of the Go-Ahead Group to a consortium made up of Australasian bus operator Kinetic Group (51%) and transport concession manager Globalvia Inversiones (49%) completed...
Andy Burnham with Bee Network electric bus

Bee Network receives first BYD ADL Enviro400EV buses

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has taken delivery of the first five of its 100 electric double-decker buses ordered from Alexander Dennis (ADL) for...