Buying a coach in 2020

Buying a vehicle in 2020? Why COVID-19 should change your approach to funding

The landscape of funding within coach and bus has changed under the effects of coronavirus COVID-19. routeone speaks with coach and bus funding expert...
Whites Coaches

White’s Coaches: Back to VIP work but pandemic’s extent is clear

To many of its members, the coach industry is not just a career, or even a vocation. It is a lifestyle and one that...
Home-to-school transport

Extra home-to-school transport money in England: How easy to get it?

News of the £44m that will be provided for additional dedicated home-to-school transport services in England in the autumn term has been largely welcomed...
Don't Travel Empty

Don’t Travel Empty – maximising profits through the power of data

Don’t Travel Empty is the coach job matching service that makes the promise to operators that they can maximise profits by reducing empty journeys....
Jay and Kay Bournemouth

‘Sometimes you have to run with less numbers’ – resuming coach tourism in 2020

Dartford-based Jay and Kay Coaches resumed day trips and tours in July, despite the ongoing risk of COVID-19. routeone contacted owner Karl Brazier to...
Tendring Travel

Tendring Travel: ‘We will not survive a second wave without government support’

With no government support on the horizon, Tendring Travel warns that the prospect of a second wave of COVID-19 will halt further work in...
Applegate Coaches Theo Taylor

Applegates Coaches: What’s your #coachcrisis future?

Eight-year-old Theo Taylor, son of Helen and Ceri Taylor who own Applegates Coaches in Gloucestershire, has become an unlikely spokesman for the coach industry....
First Bus zero-emission

First Bus outlines steps towards 2035 zero-emission commitment

First Bus was the second of the ‘big five’ to commit to operating a fully zero-emission fleet when the annual results of parent FirstGroup...
Coach industry crisis

Coach industry crisis meeting: Where do things go from here?

A key moment in the crisis that has enveloped the coach industry happened on 15 July. A delegation from the Confederation of Passenger Transport...
National Express resumption

National Express resumption ‘the result of much hard work’

A rare source of positivity for the coach sector is the resumption of scheduled services as the country recovers from the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic....
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First Alexander Dennis Enviro500 pair arrive in Berlin

The first two Alexander Dennis (ADL) Enviro500 double-deckers have been delivered to Berlin. They form part of a framework contract for operator Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe...
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Caetano H2.City Gold makes RHD debut with Abellio

Caetano has introduced its hydrogen fuel cell-electric H2.City Gold single-decker in right-hand drive format with a 10.7m prototype example that is currently on a...
Welsh bus reform

Welsh bus reform plans underlined as support ‘comes at a price’

Bus operators in Wales have come under fire from Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport Lee Waters, who has underlined the Welsh Government’s desire...