Rates for school work remain poor

Rates: Why school work ‘is a race to the bottom’

In my 30 years in the industry I have never understood why rates, particularly for school-based work, have been a race to the bottom. When...

‘E-gates’ open for Eurotunnel coaches

‘E-gates’ open for Eurotunnel coaches Eurotunnel has opened its new SAS Parafe ‘e-gate’ hall for coach passengers on the Folkestone terminal. The e-gates are operating for...

SNCF to sell loss-making Ouibus services

French state rail operator SNCF is to sell its loss-making Ouibus European intercity coach network to online ride-sharing carpool firm BlaBlaCar. Ouibus runs a...

Double celebration

The Kings Ferry and Clarkes of London, both owned by National Express, are celebrating their 50th and 60th anniversaries respectively. To celebrate the landmark occasion...

Derby-Nottingham Red Arrow goes 24/7

Trentbarton’s Nottingham-Derby express coach operation becomes 24-hours from 2 September. Launched in 1995, it was upgraded with nine new coaches in 2015. Since 2004...

Coaching abroad? Then consider ‘no deal’ Brexit

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has issued advice to members suggesting that they should consider making contingency plans, for the possibility of a...

New coaches for X51 upgrade to Glasgow

Stagecoach is extending its hourly, seven days a week, Fife-Livingston Express City Connect X51 coach route into Glasgow from 14 May, when new yet-to-be-revealed...

Venture capital enables Sn-ap to expand to run from Bristol

What is described as a “revolutionary new transport service that is set to transform the travel scene” has announced that it is launching in...

Ex-rail? Travel free on a coach

In a bid to woo rail passengers feeling the pinch Stagecoach Yorkshire is offering rail users with valid or recently expired train tickets, free...

Strike boosts express coach

A strike on Northern Rail today (8 November) provided Stagecoach Yorkshire with a further opportunity to promote its newly-launched Barnsley-Leeds X10, with power sockets...
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