Saturday, May 15, 2021

Engines, transmissions and alternative propulsion

Public transport is undergoing a shift to non-conventional propulsion technology. Our suppliers are there to support that transition. Transport in the United Kingdom is undergoing...
ATFOA responds to the heavy vehicle testing review

Heavy vehicle testing review lacks change ambition: ATFOA

The Authorised Testing Facility Operators Association (ATFOA) has responded to the heavy vehicle testing review that was recently published by the Department for Transport...
Totalkare wash bay lifts at NXWM West Bromwich depot

NXWM takes Totalkare G8AC purpose-built wash bay lifts

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) has purchased a set of purpose designed Totalkare wash bay vehicle lifts for its West Bromwich depot. The G8AC...

Skills Challenge returns in 2021 with sponsor Shell ready to inspire next generation

The return of the IRTE Skills Challenge this summer means another opportunity for coach and bus technicians and apprentices to demonstrate their talent on the big...

Houghton International: The new alternative to OEM maintenance

With 36 years of electro-mechanical expertise, Houghton International has become a leading supplier of repair and maintenance services  Despite being a relatively new player in the coach and bus...
Heavy vehicle testing review published

Heavy vehicle testing review: Longer intervals for ER members?

The government’s review of heavy vehicle testing has been published. While it concludes that testing “generally is not in crisis,” it recommends that some...
Marshalls Coaches Stertil Koni wireless column lifts

Marshalls Coaches adds set of Stertil Koni wireless mobile lifts

Leighton Buzzard operator Marshalls Coaches has purchased a set of Stertil Koni ST1075FWA wireless mobile vehicle lifts. Each column provides a safe lifting capacity of...
Reading Bus, UK-Altro Transflor Wood low res

New IRTE Skills Challenge sponsor Altro brings history of innovation to bus technician and...

Joining a competition renowned for its innovation makes a perfect fit for new IRTE Skills Challenge sponsor Altro. Known as an industry-leading flooring manufacturer and...
Kelsie Dugmore IRTE

Skills Challenge: ‘Don’t miss the opportunity’

routeone interviews IRTE Skills Challenge winner Kelsie Dugmore on how she got involved in engineering, and what the Skills Challenge means to her  Arriva’s Kelsie Dugmore first took part in the IRTE Skills...
ADL buses

Alexander Dennis pledges support to Skills Challenge as competition returns in 2021

Long-term support for the bus industry is one of the main factors behind the creation of the Skills Challenge competition and a vision that...

Johnsons’ Luxury Traveller brand set to go with Irizar i8 integrals

Johnsons Coach and Bus Travel will get its Luxury Traveller brand underway on Monday 17 May with a pair of high-specification 43-seat Irizar i8...