Thursday, January 26, 2023
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...
McGill's Group promises to rejuvenate former First Scotland East business

McGill’s promises ‘rejuvenation’ of former First business

Plans for investment at the former First Scotland East operation that is now part of McGill’s Group have been underlined by its new owners,...
HCT Group Channel Islands operations sold to Kelsian Group

Kelsian Group buys HCT’s Channel Islands operations

Kelsian Group, parent of Tower Transit, has purchased the Channel Islands operations of HCT Group. The deal captures LibertyBus on Jersey and CT Plus...
McGills agress to buy First Scotland East

McGill’s to purchase First Scotland East operation

McGill's Bus Group has reached agreement with First Bus to purchase its Scotland East business. The deal will complete on 19 September and involves...
Shuttle Buses in employee buyout

Shuttle Buses sold to employee ownership trust

Ayrshire’s largest independent coach and bus operator Shuttle Buses has been sold to an employee ownership trust. The deal has resulted in the operator's...
Stagecoach completes deal for HCT Group TfL routes

Stagecoach completes purchase of HCT Group TfL work

Stagecoach has completed the purchase of the HCT Group red bus operations that the social enterprise carried out on behalf of Transport for London...
HCT Group in discussion with Stagecoach over London services

HCT Group in talks with Stagecoach over London routes

HCT Group is at an advanced stage of talks over the sale of its London bus business to Stagecoach as the scale of the...
REL looking to expand presence in coach industry

Investor REL bullish about coach industry growth plans

Investment company REL Capital and the associated REL Investment Management business expect to operate 120 coaches in London and the Home Counties by the...
Globe Holidays receives investment from Finance Yorkshire

Globe Holidays receives Finance Yorkshire investment

Globe Holidays of Barnsley has received a £180,000 investment from Finance Yorkshire. It will support the purchase of new vehicles and on-board ticketing technology...