Saturday, May 28, 2022
Stagecoach agrees to purchase Tower Transit Lea Interchange operation

Stagecoach to acquire Tower Transit Lea Interchange operation

Stagecoach has agreed to purchase the east London bus operations of Tower Transit parent Kelsian Group, including its Lea Interchange depot. The deal is...
UNVI Touring GT for Woods Coaches of Tillicoultry

New UNVI Touring GT joins Woods Coaches of Tillicoultry

Woods Coaches of Tillicoultry has added a Mercedes-Benz Atego with high-specification UNVI Touring GT bodywork to its fleet. It was supplied by Coachtraders.  The body...
Sir Brian Souter to leave Stagecoach after DWS deal

Sir Brian Souter to leave Stagecoach as DWS sale progresses

Sir Brian Souter will leave his position as a Stagecoach non-executive Director once the group’s purchaser DWS Infrastructure, via its Inframobility UK Bidco subsidiary,...
FirstGroup mulling I Squared Capital approach

FirstGroup ‘evaluating’ I Squared Capital purchase approach

FirstGroup is “currently evaluating” the latest in a series of unsolicited and conditional proposals from Miami-based private equity firm I Squared Capital Advisors in...
CTA Chair Robert Shaw at South Wales event in Newport

CTA South Wales event delivers strong political engagement

The Coach Tourism Association (CTA) has hailed what it describes as a positive networking event held recently in Newport that saw strong political engagement...
McGills Buses signs new Effitires deal with Michelin

McGill’s launches new website; renews partnership with Passenger

Scottish independent McGill's has renewed its partnership with UK public transport app and website provider Passenger amid the launch of a new website. The partnership...
EVM Revolution for OMC Global

EVM Revolution PSVAR midi joins OMC Global fleet

OMC Global of Oxford has added to its fleet an Iveco Daily with PSVAR compliant coachbuilt EVM Revolution bodywork.  The Revolution is a new model...
Scottish Citylink adds services to counter reduced rail timetable

Scottish Citylink ups capacity as rail timetable is reduced

Scottish Citylink has moved quickly to capitalise on a reduced rail timetable in Scotland by adding capacity to its scheduled coach network. The company says...
FlixBus agrees partnership with first operator from Wales in Bella Road Services

FlixBus UK agrees partnership with Bella Road Services

FlixBus UK has said that it sees services to and from Wales as “a key growth area” after it agreed its first partnership with...
Free bus travel for refugees arriving in Dundee to be offered

Xplore Dundee collaborates to offer free bus travel to refugees

Xplore Dundee and Dundee City Council (DCC) are working together to co-sponsor a Welcome Assistance Pass for refugees from 30 May. Initially offered to...

Coach Options adds a new Yutong TC9 PSVAR midi

Coach Options of Middleton has taken delivery of a further Yutong TC9, supplied by Pelican Bus and Coach. The PSVAR compliant midi has 37 seats...