Working partnerships pay off for Princess

Princess Coaches of Southampton celebrates its centenary in 2019. It remains family-owned, and says that its success can be attributed to many things –...

How do you keep drivers alert?

New measures are to be put into place to reduce fatigue in London bus drivers thanks to an in-depth study which has identified the...
Internet of Things

Internet of Things: How can it work for coaches?

If you visited Coach & Bus UK in October 2019, and spoke to any technology supplier, the chances are you heard the term Internet...
PSVAR rail replacement

Rail replacement PSVAR: Where does it go next?

The question of how PSVAR will be satisfied on rail replacement services rumbles on. Minister of State for Transport Chris Heaton-Harris expects the rail...

Pelican celebrates 500th Yutong vehicle

It’s a year of milestones for Pelican Engineering. In its centenary year, selling its 500th vehicle is a testament to its successful change of...
Stagecoach Manchester hybrid bus

1,000 hybrids: Where are they now?

The government part-funded over 1,000 hybrid double-deckers between 2009-2013. We talk to five different operators about how they have fared on the road When it...
Alpine Travel

Alpine Travel: Standardisation on Tourismo pays off

Familiarity is one of the principal reasons that Llandudno-based operator Alpine Travel placed its ninth Mercedes-Benz Tourismo into service this week, complete with a...
Predictive telematics

Predictive telematics could drive value and safety

Coach and bus operators have been using telematics systems to improve operational efficiency for decades. But the latest wave of innovation, including predictive telematics,...
Allison electric axle

Allison electric axle: Ready for a future of zero emissions in coach and bus

Among the companies that have long been associated with diesel engines or the gearboxes that work with them and which are now starting to...
Michelin tyre advice

Michelin issues tyre advice for out of use vehicles

Michelin has issued advice relating to tyre health for operators that are taking, or have taken, coaches or buses out of use for an...
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The green recovery and shaking the BSOG tree

LowCVP project Manager Daniel Hayes examines how the hard stop of COVID-19 could be used for a positive ‘green recovery’ in public transport –...
National Transport Trust

National Transport Trust names Princess Anne as Royal Patron

Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal is to become the new Royal Patron of transport preservation charity The Transport Trust as the organisation rebrands...

GNE team members don bright colours for bank holiday weekend

Bus drivers and other team members at Go North East (GNE) once again wore colourful clothing in place of their regular uniform over the...