Friday, December 3, 2021

Coronavirus action for coach and bus industry not enough

Steps taken by the government thus far to assist the coach and bus industry in mitigating the effects of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are...

COVID-19 support essential to avoid industry disaster

The realities of coronavirus – which only over the past week have become entirely apparent – are stark. The scale of the change in...

Who do you want to win?

As this year’s routeone Awards nominations open excitement is building for the industy’s biggest celebration of excellence. Who do you think is the best coach,...

Figures show home to school PSVAR absurdity

Figures from North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) demonstrate the absurdity of thw application of PSVAR to home to school transport. In 2018/19, NYCC raised £610,000...

Is bus franchising now back to square one?

The bus franchising landscape has seen several developments recently. They undoubtedly serve to reset discussions about whether it is the right avenue to follow...

Recruiting the next generation of engineers: How?

A respected industry manager makes some interesting comments recruiting new talent. Not into driving, but as engineers. The challenge of finding these technicians dwarfs that...

£5bn bus funding is welcome if it’s used properly

Boris Johnson made a statement when he awarded to bus the bulk of a £5bn funding deal. Cycling will take a portion of that...

Young coach and bus drivers: A fresh approach?

How to attract young people as coach and bus drivers has long been a thorny topic. Before trying to address it, consider why they do...

How can you help the coach and bus industry engage?

An example of the disjointed approach to the coach and bus industry from parts of government is the latest exemption to PSVAR. It is an...

Euro VI: Time to think seriously about it

It’s not what the industry wants to hear, but if your thoughts have not yet turned to Euro VI then they likely will need...

National Express – Mechanical Support

National Express are recruiting for a Mechanical Support to join its team in their Coventry garage. Join us on the Journey and keep our communities...