Industry greets COVID-19 job retention plan positively

The industry has welcomed the decision by Chancellor Rishi Sunak (pictured) to launch a Coronavirus Job Retention scheme. It will see all eligible businesses...

Reading Buses Star of the Month award

When two cars caught fire, Krystian Lobodziec assisted a member of the public to alert the residents of a nearby house.  The fire brigade had not yet arrived, and he...

East region of Scania appoints new Dealer Director

Steve Affleck has been appointed as Dealer Director for the East region of Scania (Great Britain).  In the role, Steve will oversee the sales of new vehicles and...

Long-serving drivers celebrate milestone years of service

Reading Buses is commending two of its staff members who have reached service anniversaries.  Dave Giles is celebrating 40 years’ service at Reading Buses.   Now 69 and living in Reading, Dave joined the...
Arriva driver celebrates 50 years

Arriva driver celebrates 50 years

Peter Saunders, driver for Arriva Luton, achieved 50 years of service on 9 March. Peter joined the company in 1970 as a conductor. Despite thinking...

Ticketer announces appointment of new FARA CEO

Solveig Ellila Kristiansen has been announced as the new CEO of Ticketer-owned FARA. Solveig brings experience from several IT companies including time spent as General...
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Irizar UK appoints new Managing Director

Andrew Blundell has been announced as Managing Director of Irizar UK. He brings over 25 years of experience to the role, including time spent as...
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ATT announces new Head of Sales appointment

Charlotte Ward has been appointed as Alliance Transport Technologies (ATT) Head of Sales. Charlotte brings experience from various senior management and sales roles, with the...
Go North East announces new Finance Director

Go North East announces new Finance Director

Go North East (GNE) has appointed Erik De Greef as its new Finance Director. Erik brings a wealth of experience to the role. His previous...
Daimler Buses Head of Sales and Marketing retiring this year

Daimler Buses Head of Sales and Marketing retiring this year

Ulrich Bastert, Head of Sales and Marketing at Daimler Buses, will retire on 1 July. Ulrich joined the company in 1985 and has worked in...
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Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
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Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
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Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...