Thursday, March 4, 2021
Stotts Coaches is National Express Operator of the Year 2020

Stotts Coaches named National Express Operator of the Year

Huddersfield-based Stotts Coaches has been named Operator of the Year for 2020 by National Express. Stotts has operated services on behalf of National Express for...
Rishi Sunak Budget, March 2021

Budget draws mixed response from trade bodies and Go-Ahead

Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s Budget, delivered on 3 March, has generated a mixed response from trade bodies and a large bus group, with Confederation of...
Pulhams Coaches Irizar i6S integral

Pulham’s Coaches’ new i6S integral is its first Irizar

Pulham’s Coaches has taken delivery of a PSVAR-compliant, 21-plate Irizar i6 integral. It represents conquest business for both vehicle supplier Irizar UK and its...
First Glasgow placed Enviro200EV order with BYD ADL

First Glasgow places order for 22 BYD ADL Enviro200EV

First Glasgow has placed an order for a further 22 BYD ADL Enviro200EV battery-electric buses. The agreement represents an investment of £9m: Over £5m...
Reading Bus, UK-Altro Transflor Wood low res

New IRTE Skills Challenge sponsor Altro brings history of innovation to bus technician and...

Joining a competition renowned for its innovation makes a perfect fit for new IRTE Skills Challenge sponsor Altro. Known as an industry-leading flooring manufacturer and...
Daimler Truck and Volvo Group JV on hydrogen-electric fuel cells

JV between Daimler and Volvo will see heavy vehicle fuel cells

Daimler Truck AG – of which Daimler Buses is a brand – has announced two separate instances of collaboration work with other large OEMs...
Sprint BRT construction work begins on the A45

Sprint BRT construction work begins on A45 in West Midlands

Construction work has begun on bus lane and other priority infrastructure on the A45 in the West Midlands to support the £88m first phase...
Ropers Coaches

Obituary: Ropers Coaches founder Vera Roper

Founder of Ropers Coaches, Vera Roper, has passed away peacefully at the age of 85. Vera founded the company in Bradford, West Yorkshire, with husband...
Visit Wales joins Coach Tourism Association as a partner member

Visit Wales joins Coach Tourism Association as partner member

Visit Wales has strengthened its relationship with the Coach Tourism Association by enrolling as a partner member. It represents a formalisation of an already...
Stagecoach adopts Optbus software platform

Stagecoach adopts Optibus to shape post-pandemic networks

Stagecoach is to roll out Optibus artificial intelligence software to help it to “plan the bus networks of tomorrow” as it leaves the COVID-19...

McGill’s Buses agrees new Effitires contract with Michelin

McGill’s Buses has extended its 19-year relationship with Michelin by signing a new Effitires contract with Michelin Services and Solutions. The deal cover McGill's...