Saturday, September 25, 2021

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...
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...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...