Monday, November 30, 2020

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 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 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 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...

Wrightbus production work and deliveries restart

Wrightbus has delivered its first vehicles since acquisition by the Bamford Bus Company after production work restarted at the Ballymena plant. Its new owner...

South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach is sold

Stagecoach has purchased South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach (SGBC) for an undisclosed su,. The deal will be pivotal to its plans for growth in...

Wrights Group: Hopes for buyer remain

Hopes remain that a purchaser may be found to save Wrights Group after two competing bidders – Chinese manufacturing company Wechai and an organisation...

Asset Alliance Group funds BCT’s biogas buses

Asset Alliance Group (AAG) has funded a fleet of 21 biogas-fuelled Scania Alexander Dennis Enviro400s. They have entered service with HCT Group’s Bristol Community...

Arthur Spriggs and Sons turns its focus to PSVs

Offering vehicle service and support to coach operators is not for the faint of heart. It calls for investment in parts, technicians and tools....

Irizar UK starts development of new home at Blyth

Irizar UK has commenced the first phase of development of what will ultimately become a new head office at Blyth in Nottinghamshire for the...

Sean Palmer joins Mellor sales team for South of England sales...

Mellor has appointed Sean Palmer as its new Area Sales Manager as part of a dedicated sales drive in the South of England. He...