Sunday, October 17, 2021

Uniforms: Are they your pride and joy?

Your drivers are arguably the face of the business, it only seems fitting that they have a high-quality uniform to welcome passengers Operators take great...

The school of better recruitment

Tyrers Coaches opened its new Driver Academy this time last year. Already, it has seen phenomenal success, with an impressive number of new recruits...

The small operator with the big heart

With a full contingency of 12 vehicles Vallances Coaches is still small enough to care. Drivers have been known to leave and six months...

Is electric and battery technology ready for the future?

The Yutong TCe12 all-electric coach, driven by routeone earlier this month, is the first of its kind in the UK and a significant development...

A gearbox guru: 35 years spent with ZF

Tim Jordan is well-known as Technical Manager CV at ZF Services. He has enjoyed a long career in the coach and bus industry –...

Newport looks to future with battery-electric buses

Electric buses are the future, says Newport Bus. It the first operator in Wales to place a battery-electric model of its own into service....

Electric coach on the road: Yutong’s TCe12

The UK’s first zero-emission coach is Yutong’s TCe12. We put it to the test in the urban jungle and on the motorway One of the...

Plaxton looks ahead as it celebrates the past

Plaxton invited operators of its coaches new and old to attend a celebratory event in Scarborough last week. The response saw 42 vehicles present New...

Time to talk mental health: It’s not a weakness

Don’t turn away; providing mental health and wellbeing support to staff and passengers can have huge benefits for everyone How are you feeling? Just those four...

Abellio’s Caetano electric bus unveiled

Abellio strengthens its fleet as its first zero-emission electric bus launches in the capital in a bid to improve air-quality as well as improve...

Scales Coaches adds an UNVI Compa midicoach

Scales Coaches has become the first operator in Ireland to take delivery of an UNVI vehicle supplied by recently appointed sole agent for the...