Monday, August 15, 2022

Driver killed at Chester Zoo’s coach park by falling bus

Separate police and Health and Safety Executive investigations are underway after a driver was killed when a double-decker bus he was working on fell...

All ‘Big Five’ now use OEM brake parts

Imperial Engineering has retained its contract to supply Arriva with OEM air braking components from manufacturers including Knorr-Bremse and Wabco. Arriva is now taking OEM...

A coolant hose designed specifically for Euro 6

Coolant hose problems lead to reliability issues for coach and bus operators, and at Euro 6 the heat generated in the engine bay is...

Reading Buses goes mobile with Freeway

Reading Buses has revolutionised its vehicle maintenance operations with a mobile system to replace job cards and inspection reports.  Using Samsung tablets connected live to...

Bolton Interchange’s September opening

Bolton Interchange’s September opening Transport for Greater Manchester has confirmed that the new £48m Bolton transport interchange will open on Sunday 3 September. It will replace...

MAN offers two-year parts and service warranty

MAN has extended its warranty to two years on all MAN Genuine Parts parts, plus service and repairs carried out in MAN service centres. It...

Delivering technical assistance in a heartbeat

Coach Tech Assist can deliver engineering support when and where it is needed, and its expertise is based on over three decades’ experience in...

IRTEC centre approval for Lloyd Morgan Group

Lloyd Morgan Group (LMG) is now a registered IMI Approved Centre for the IRTEC Licensing Scheme. Following expansion of its Vehicle Inspection Training Services with...

Coach fire blocks Westminster Bridge

A mid-engine coach caught fire on Westminster Bridge on Friday 27 January at 0945hrs bringing traffic to a standstill for almost an hour. No-one was...

Blaze cause was ‘probably electrical’

A fire last May that destroyed a Nottingham City Transport (NCT) Optare Solo was probably caused by an electrical fault, fire investigators have said. NCT...

Zero-emission coaches to be eligible for ScotZEB2 fund

The purchase of zero-emission coaches for use on private hire, tourism-related and home-to-school work is set to be eligible for capital grant funding under...