Thursday, December 8, 2022

Can better engagement unlock further modal shift?

With passenger numbers still depressed across much of the UK bus network, operators share how they are engaging with their users Bus services continue to...
Newport Transport looks towards wholesale electrification

Newport Transport looks to wholesale electrification

Wholesale electrification of bus fleets will come in stages. Formation of partnerships with suppliers and the introduction of infrastructure and first vehicles is part...

An engineering career where people always came first

After almost 50 years in the bus industry, Jeff Counsell is set to retire in 2023. routeone looks back on a career which has...

Pay and rates growth: Are they bringing fresh change?

With driver recruitment a challenge, incentives have been one option on the table. But for coach operators, has the shortage of drivers resulted in...
First Potteries Mainline brand

First Potteries Mainline brand marks ‘past and future’

Recognition of local landmarks and tradition is key to the orange-based Mainline brand that has been rolled out by First Potteries. It is carried...
Voith Electrical Drive System

Voith Electrical Drive System explored in detail

The Voith Electrical Drive System (VEDS) is described by the manufacturer as being a lightweight, energy efficient modular product that offers a cost-effective route...

Cashless is king? The shifting landscape of ticketing

Adoption of cashless payment methods since the pandemic and the steady rollout of tap on, tap off means cash may no longer be king...
EVM expands range with AOS branded additions

EVM grows range with AOS-branded additions

Growth of the EVM range has been steady over recent years. Recently it entered the integral realm with a pair of larger AOS-branded midicoaches...
Pelican Bus and Coach supporting the Yutong brand

Pelican Bus and Coach continues investment in Yutong

Pelican Bus and Coach has signed a new long-term agreement with Yutong capturing much of the remainder of the decade and it expects to...
ALBUM seeking to grow influence in the bus industry

ALBUM: Growing its influence in bus industry circles

The Association of Local Bus Managers (ALBUM) is on a quest to increase its appeal to ‘non-PLC’ operators as a body to bring them...

Bus modal shift needs holistic policy, report says

Piecemeal interventions will not lead to the significant modal shift to bus that is required if the UK is to meet its net zero...