Oxford X90

Oxford X90 coach service goes out in style

Oxford Bus Company (OBC) withdrew its longstanding X90 coach service between the university city and London last Saturday 4 January. To mark the event, free...
Coach tourism

Coach tourism: 2019’s best and 2020’s hopes

It's a tough and ever-changing world for coach tourism operators. Whether they be occasional theatre trips and day excursions or full continental package holidays, coach...
PSVAR exemption

PSVAR exemption grows for home to school

A further temporary exemption to PSVAR has been agreed by DfT. It covers vehicles used on home to school services that are procured either...
Passenger Plus

Passenger Plus completes 10,000 journeys with app

Passenger Plus has completed over 10,000 journeys with its passenger app, which was developed in partnership with Rise Digital Media. The operator’s corporate client base...
Go-Ahead Ireland

Go-Ahead Ireland continues route expansion

Go-Ahead Ireland took over a tranche of coach routes between Kildare and Dublin on Sunday 1 December. The group’s entry into the Irish market came...
National Express demand surge

National Express demand surges during rail strike

National Express has reported a surge in demand for its coach services between London and destinations on the South Western Railway (SWR) network in...
NAT Group

NAT Group extends scheduled coaching reach

NAT Group has grown its presence in the scheduled coaching market with the introduction of a five days per week service between South Wales...
Carousel Buses

Carousel Buses to run coaches to Heathrow

Go-Ahead Group subsidiary Carousel Buses has gained “significant financial support” from Heathrow Airport to allow it to extend an existing service to the global...
Oxford Tube

Oxford Tube to see ‘significant’ improvements

Stagecoach has announced that its Oxford Tube express coach service between the university city and London will see “significant improvements” from 6 January. The changes...
PSVAR rail replacement

PSVAR likely to be required in rail replacement

Legal advice obtained by the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) indicates that virtually all rail replacement coach and bus services come within scope...
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Liverpool bus franchising

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...