Thursday, January 26, 2023
Bus Fare Cap Grant gets Go Ahead thumbs up

Bus Fare Cap Grant ‘right idea, right time’: Go-Ahead

The Bus Fare Cap Grant (BFCG) mechanism in England outside London is “the right idea at the right time,” Go-Ahead Group has said. It...
Stagecoach South Wales to close Blackwood depot

Stagecoach South Wales to close Blackwood depot

Stagecoach South Wales will close its depot in Blackwood from 5 February. All services currently operated from there will move to Caerphilly and Cwmbran...

Coach Hire Comparison eyes Europe after another year of growth

Coach hire price comparison website Coach Hire Comparison has said it is looking into European expansion after another year of record growth. The company, founded...
M&D Travel Yutong TC9 PSVAR

M&D Travel adds a new Yutong TC9 to its fleet

M&D Travel of Stockton-on-Tees took delivery of a Yutong TC9 midicoach towards the end of 2022. It has been supplied by Pelican Bus and...

New drivelines are focus of AD24 apprentice training developments

Alexander Dennis (ADL) is marking National Apprenticeship Week by announcing developments to its AD24 Training Academy courses for apprentices. The developments "reflect the evolving industry"...
Neil Atherton of Arriva North West receives British Empire Medal

British Empire Medal for Arriva driving coach’s fundraising

Arriva North West driving coach Neil Atherton was recognised in the New Year Honours list with a British Empire Medal for his charity fundraising...
CPT Cost Index introduced with call for bus operator data

CPT introduces Cost Monitor with call for bus data

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has reformed its previous Cost Index into a new scheme called Cost Monitor. As part of that work, CPT...
Bus Users UK adds four trustees to its board

Bus Users UK adds four Trustees to board

Bus Users UK has added four new Trustees to its board, who it says will bring a wealth of skills, knowledge and expertise to...
Autonomous Mellor Orion E with First Bus in Didcot

Autonomous progress for First Bus and Stagecoach

Two significant developments in autonomous bus operation in the UK occurred during early January. Stagecoach East Scotland carried the first passengers on the CAVForth...
TrawsCymru route T8 launched in North Wales

TrawsCymru T8 pilot introduced in North Wales

The TrawsCymru network in North Wales has grown with the introduction of the T8 cross-border service between Corwen and Chester via Ruthin and Mold...

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...