Thursday, September 16, 2021
Scania Touring 10.9m mid-sized coach

Test Drive: Mid-sized 10.9m Scania Touring

While mid-sized, full-weight coaches form a niche part of the market, competition is keen for buyers’ money in this segment. Scania has added further...
Coachmarque Chair Roland Eglinton

Chalkwell Coach Hire: ‘Bringing back a local touch’

In June, Chalkwell Coach Hire established a new presence on the Isle of Sheppey. MD Roland Eglinton explains how plans to bring back a...

Convenience and comfort comes first for passengers

Passenger experience is at the heart of modal shift. Our suppliers have tools to make coach and bus even more compelling The future success of...

Forward confidence at Irizar UK’s 10th anniversary

Irizar UK’s 10th anniversary in August was an opportunity to reflect back, particularly on recent years - but it was also a positive time...
Wrightbus Managing Director Neil Collins

Wrightbus MD Neil Collins: ‘A huge future for this business’

Neil Collins was named Managing Director of Wrightbus in July. His arrival comes at a key time for the reborn manufacturer, which is continuing...

No clear road to overseas coach tourism restart in 2021

Despite ongoing success with the vaccination rollout and boosters in August, testing requirements have for some led to a false dawn for overseas coach...

Driver retention: ‘It’s up to us to make our workplaces more attractive’

Are employee benefits the answer to attracting more people to coach driving – and keeping them? routeone speaks to three UK coach operators for...

Optibus: Planning and scheduling tech accessible for all

Optibus is helping bus operators drive operational efficiency in a time of accelerated pace of change – and it’s not just for the UK’s Big Five   Efficient route planning...
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Richard Ball: ‘Nothing is going to deliver bigger change within the industry’

Recently appointed New Vehicles Director at National Express Richard Ball discusses the operator’s ongoing zero-emission work within UK coach and bus Richard Ball took up...
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The return of coach tourism

The British Tourism & Travel Show returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 22-23 September. Showcasing a broad spectrum of coach friendly attractions and destinations,...

Stagecoach outlines net zero ambitions for Scotland’s Climate Week

Stagecoach has outlined its net zero plans in Scotland to mark Scotland's Climate Week event, held 13 – 19 September. That roadmap includes £21.4m investment...