Oxford StreetDecks

Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel take StreetDecks

A combined nine Wrightbus StreetDecks have joined the Oxford Bus Company (OBC) and Thames Travel fleets. They are for use on services between Oxford,...
First Bus zero-emission

First Bus outlines steps towards 2035 zero-emission commitment

First Bus was the second of the ‘big five’ to commit to operating a fully zero-emission fleet when the annual results of parent FirstGroup...
Brighton and Hove Pride

Metrobus MD: ‘Celebrate pride safely – celebrate at home’

The boss of Brighton and Hove and Metrobus, Managing Director Martin Harris, last week urged people not to gather in large numbers during pride...
Coach industry funding call

Norfolk MP calls on Sunak to provide funding for coach industry

North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker has written to Chancellor Rishi Sunak asking him to agree a sector-specific funding deal for the coach industry. He...
12-month test exemptions

12-month test exemptions for some vehicles, DVSA confirms

DVSA has confirmed that 12-month test exemptions will be issued to some operators and vehicles. The step is part of plans to help manage...
Bus service guidance

Guidance on bus service registrations updated by Senior TC

Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Richard Turfitt has further revised guidance on temporary registered bus service variations and the deadline by which pre-coronavirus COVID-19 timetables...
Gordon Mayne

Obituary: Gordon Mayne, Maynes Coaches of Buckie

Gordon Mayne, Managing Director of Maynes Coaches of Buckie, passed away suddenly on 29 July. He was 67. Mr Mayne was the third generation of...
ArrivaClick Liverpool

Suspended ArrivaClick service in Liverpool will not return

The ArrivaClick demand-responsive transport (DRT) service in Liverpool that was suspended on 29 March will not be reintroduced. Arriva says the withdrawal is down...
Coach industry support proposal

Details of second proposal for coach industry support revealed

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has outlined details of its further proposal to the government for financial support for coach industry. It follows...
Metrodecker EV York

Optare Metrodecker EV fleet makes debut with First York

First York launched the first of 21 battery-electric Optare Metrodecker EV double-deckers on Thursday 30 July. They are for the city's park-and-ride network and represent...
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National Holidays brand revival continues under new owner

Work to revive the National Holidays brand is continuing strongly, new owner JG Travel Group has said. Those endeavours include the creation of tours,...
Home-to-school PSVAR exemption

Strong words as further home-to-school PSVAR exemption issued

A further, one-year exemption to PSVAR for closed-door home-to-school services has been awarded by the Department for Transport (DfT). It will expire on 31...
Oxford StreetDecks

Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel take StreetDecks

A combined nine Wrightbus StreetDecks have joined the Oxford Bus Company (OBC) and Thames Travel fleets. They are for use on services between Oxford,...
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