Thursday, April 22, 2021
Coach trips in England guidance

CPT, RHA: Coach day trips in England ‘can still go ahead’

Trade bodies the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) and RHA have each said independently that private hire coach day trips and excursions in England...

Go-Ahead urges motorists to switch to the bus for Earth Day

Switching just one in every 25 car journeys to a bus journey would have the same effect of switching the entire UK bus fleet...
UrbanThings adds coupon functionality to platform

UrbanThings adds coupon function to public transport platform

UrbanThings has introduced coupon functionality to its public transport technology platform. It allows operators and local authorities (LAs) to offer discounted rates to passengers...
Birmingham Busworks Totalkare T8DC lifts

Birmingham Busworks takes two sets of Totalkare column lifts

Vehicle service and repair specialist Birmingham Busworks has invested in two sets of four Totalkare T8DC cable-free mobile column lifts. Birmingham Busworks has taken up...
Smart Motorway

DfT promises boosted safety measures on ALR smart motorways

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps builds on 2020 action plan and promises that technology to recognise stopped vehicles will be in place before any new...
Cardiff Bus battery electric Yutong order

Cardiff Bus places order for 36 battery-electric Yutong E12s

Cardiff Bus has ordered 36 battery-electric Yutong E12s from supplier Pelican Bus and Coach. All will be delivered before the end of 2021 and...
Newport Bus chooses Passenger for new website

Newport Bus chooses Passenger for new website

Newport Bus has launched a new journey planning website in partnership with Passenger. The site allows customers to access up-to-date information, including live tracking...
Coach industry guidance confusion and anger

Anger at 17 May coach industry guidance in England continues

Please note that there was an error in the introductory text to this article in an email digest sent on Wednesday 21 April 2021....
Coach and Bus Association Cymru manifesto published

Coach and Bus Association Cymru outlines policy aspirations

The Coach and Bus Association Cymru (CABAC) has published its short- and long-term policy aspirations for the industry in Wales ahead of the Senedd...
Gauntlet group insurance booklet

Gauntlet’s new planning booklet helps get coaches back on the road

Insurance provider Gauntlet is helping coach and bus operators return from COVID-19 hibernation with a new booklet, which offers advice on how to insure...

NXWM offering free travel to refuges for domestic abuse victims

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is supporting domestic abuse survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free bus tickets to safe refuges. The operator is...