First PSVAR compliant Yutong TC9 midi completed by Pelican

Pelican says further TC9s suitable for PSVAR are already in stock at its Castleford base Yutong supplier Pelican Bus and Coach has announced that it...
Cogent has converted six Temsa HD12s to PSVAR compliance on behalf of Arriva Bus and Coac

PSVAR conversion: A demand-driven task

Converting existing non-compliant coaches to allow them to satisfy PSVAR is a growing industry. Cogent Seating, in partnership with lift maker PLS, is seeing...

PSVAR legal action threatened by operator group

A group of operators that disagree with exemptions to PSVAR issued by the government and which are threatening legal action are “at the stage...
Wales Buses Bill

Wales buses bill: Franchising among proposals

Franchising for buses in Wales and the creation of local authority (LA)-owned operators in the country are among powers that are proposed in the...
Birmingham CAZ

Birmingham CAZ set for summer launch

Birmingham City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to introduce the city’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) this summer. If follows speculation that the CAZ would be...
Fishers Tours PSVAR

Fishers Tours explores legal action over PSVAR

Coach operator Fishers Tours of Dundee is threatening to sue the Department for Transport (DfT) for damages relating to exemptions awarded to requirements for...
London LEZ signpost

London LEZ: Be prepared for changes

On 26 October, emissions standards for the London LEZ will tighten. TfL hosted a session to educate operators on requirements and enforcement. Here’s what...
CPT Coach Conference

CPT Coach Conference discusses sector’s issues

In a rapidly evolving coach industry, communication is crucial. That was one of the key strands that tied together presentations from a varied line-up...
PSVAR exemption

PSVAR exemption is granted by DfT

The Department for Transport (DfT) has made a concession to how PSVAR is applied to home to school transport by introducing a limited temporary...

Manchester franchising would add £81m to public purse

Franchised buses will cost every household an extra £68 a year, says report commissioned by OneBus Mayor Andy Burnham’s plans to franchise buses in Manchester...
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ADL welcomes SULEBS money

SULEBS an ‘urgent step’ in restoring bus demand, says ADL

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s award of £7.4m through the Scottish Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme (SULEBS), describing it as an “urgently...
TfL coach and bus scrappage and retrofit scheme

TfL gives details of coach and bus scrappage and retrofit fund

Transport for London (TfL) has announced details of its scrappage and retrofit scheme to help smaller coach and bus operators to upgrade and replace...
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TNS Travel takes its first Scania Touring

Walsall-based TNS Travel has added a late model used Scania Touring HD to its fleet, with full PSVAR specification. The vehicle is based on the...