Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Award-winning coach driver Andy Hinks: ‘I’m just the lucky one’

routeone talks to long-standing Lucketts Travel coach driver Andy Hinks about winning Coach Tour Driver of the Year, what has kept him driving for...
Some Stagecoach bus strikes averted

Some bus strikes averted, but Unite to formulate ‘battle plan’

Several planned bus strikes by members of the RMT and Unite unions that are employed by Stagecoach subsidiaries have been called off or suspended...
Young Bus Managers Network conference in Southsea

Young Bus Managers Network conference to return strongly

The Young Bus Managers Network (YBMN) conference that is to be held at the Royal Beach Hotel in Southsea on Wednesday 13 and Thursday...
Strike threat hits Stagecoach bus services

Strike threats at Stagecoach and Arriva subsidiaries over pay

Stagecoach South Wales and union Unite are set for talks with ACAS on Friday 8 October in a bid to avert a strike threat...
Stagecoach new bus Manchester

Stagecoach job seeker discount travel up 115% as UK economy rebounds

Journeys made under the Stagecoach Back on Board national job seekers discount travel initiative are up 115% since May, the operator has revealed. Job...

Having the courage to go against the tide for a dream job

Driving larger vehicles is something Liv Rayment has always wanted to do. We talk to the 20-year-old about how not following the crowd has paid off...

Driver retention: ‘It’s up to us to make our workplaces more attractive’

Are employee benefits the answer to attracting more people to coach driving – and keeping them? routeone speaks to three UK coach operators for...
TBF online membership portal goes live

TBF online membership portal goes live

TBF members are now able to personally access their membership account online. Access is through the TBF website or via mypage.tbf.org.uk Once logged in members...
Omnibus Society calls for contributions to COVID project

Omnibus Society invites contributions to pandemic project

The Omnibus Society has invited operators, their employees and passengers to share their experiences of the industry during the COVID-19 pandemic. The work will...

Croner-i webinar: How to carry out NEW ‘right to work’ checks post-Brexit

How to carry out NEW ‘right to work’ checks post-Brexit From 1 July, UK employers must carry out complex new legal checks when recruiting European...

Post-accident motorway closures ‘must be cleared more quickly’

A coach operator has called on authorities to explore ways to reopen motorways more rapidly after they are subject to closure following an accident....