Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Bus and Coach NOS consultation

Engineers asked to help coach and bus NOS consultation

Engineers have been invited to participate in a consultation on an overhaul of the Bus and Coach National Occupational Standards (NOS) undertaken by the...
Heavy vehicle testing policy change from DVSA

DVSA encouraging February and March heavy vehicle testing

DVSA is encouraging heavy vehicle operators to explore whether they can reschedule any annual testing appointments to February or March. The call comes after the...
Engineering apprentice Alex Cottam

Transdev launches engineering recruitment drive

North of England operator Transdev is celebrating National Apprenticeship week by launching a three new engineering apprenticeships across its Yorkshire and Lancashire depots. The three-year...
Freeway Fleet Systems adopted by HCT Group

Freeway Fleet Systems cloud platform adopted by HCT Group

HCT Group has transferred its fleet management to a cloud-based IT platform provided by software supplier Freeway Fleet Systems. The Amazon Web Services (AWS)-hosted...
IRTE Skills Challenge

Skills Challenge previous winners welcome return of competition in 2021

For 10 years the IRTE Skills Challenge had been a regular date in the diary of the coach and bus industry. Technicians and apprentices...
TCe12 ULEB

Commercial feature: Emission compliance and clean air zones

2021 will mark the introduction of Clean Air Zones in England, highlighting the importance of future emissions compliance. We examine some solutions The first Clean...
IRTE Skills Challenge apprentice

IRTE Skills Challenge: A safe return in 2021

The IRTE Skills Challenge returns for its 10th anniversary in 2021 to raise the profile of coach and bus engineers and technicians The onset of...
Technical Insight Prop Shafts

Technical insight: The importance of prop shafts

Imperial Engineering shares a list of routine prop shaft checks to help you keep this vital component of the drivetrain good condition Prop shafts, often...

VAB Berlin system aims to revolutionise bus depot management

With electrification, vehicle connectivity and an increasing reliance on cloud-based platforms for staff scheduling, engineering management and KPI delivery, data is king in the...

First Bus engineering transformation focuses on utilisation

Slowly but increasingly surely, major change continues to come to First Bus operations as it pushes on with its transformation programme. That process is...

Sprint BRT construction work begins on A45 in West Midlands

Construction work has begun on bus lane and other priority infrastructure on the A45 in the West Midlands to support the £88m first phase...