Sunday, January 17, 2021

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 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 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 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 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 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...

X90 Oxford to London coach service to go

Oxford Bus Company (OBC) will withdraw its long-established X90 scheduled coach service between the city and London from 4 January 2020. The decision “has not...

CPT: Buses’ momentum required in coaches

Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Chief Executive Graham Vidler has welcomed the recent influx of public money to the industry – but he says...

Commuter coach routes are go in Hampshire

Lucketts Travel introduced three commuter coach routes branded Whiteley Connect on Monday (30 September). They serve Whiteley Business Park in Hampshire. The services are operating...

CPT Coach Strategy: Make your opinion count

Consider the used market for coaches. Some involved say it is slow; others say it is uncertain. The latter word applies to a lot in...

Blakes Coaches takes Totalkare brake test equipment

Blakes Coaches has introduced a Totalkare single phase mobile brake tester that will deliver time and cost savings over taking vehicles to an external...