‘Collision incidents’ increased in London

New figures revealed on Monday (2 October), show an increase in bus collisions in London over the past four years. Last year, there were 28,035...

Coach crash in Austrian Alps

A coach full of passengers has escaped plunging over a cliff in the Austrian Alps, after a passenger applied the brakes. The coach was travelling through...

More people killed on roads since 2011

New Department for Transport figures show that 1,792 people were killed in collisions last year; up 4% since 2015 and the highest since 2011. Also,...

Cut in Severn Bridge tolls

Ahead of the abolition of all tolls on 31 December 2018, the government is to reduce prices on 8 January 2018, when the Severn...

Eight hurt after crash at hospital

Eight people were hurt after a Lothian Buses double-decker crashed into an overhead walkway at Edinburgh’s Western General Hospital hospital at 1525hrs on Sunday...

A21 upgrade opens and smooths traffic

Originally planned to open last December, the £70m, three-miles A21 Tonbridge-Pembury scheme opens tomorrow (Thursday 21 September). The former single-carriageway road, which had a...

Stonehenge’s £1.6bn plan inches closer…

After 32 years since the scheme was proposed in the 1989 Roads for Prosperity programme, the Highways Agency has agreed a route for the...

Orange emergency areas in new trial

Highways England has started a trial of highly-visible orange emergency areas on the M1 and M25 so they are more obvious to drivers on...

A47 upgrade plans for 2021 opening

Highways England has announced its preferred routes for dualling three parts of the busy 115-mile stretch of the A47 between Peterborough and Great Yarmouth,...
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First Alexander Dennis Enviro500 pair arrive in Berlin

The first two Alexander Dennis (ADL) Enviro500 double-deckers have been delivered to Berlin. They form part of a framework contract for operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe...
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Caetano H2.City Gold makes RHD debut with Abellio

Caetano has introduced its hydrogen fuel cell-electric H2.City Gold single-decker in right-hand drive format with a 10.7m prototype example that is currently on a...
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Welsh bus reform plans underlined as support ‘comes at a price’

Bus operators in Wales have come under fire from Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport Lee Waters, who has underlined the Welsh Government’s desire...