Sunday, January 23, 2022
Scottish coach support

Latest Scottish coach support targeted at earlier recipients

Coach companies eligible for the Scottish Government’s recently announced ‘tourism top up’ scheme are those that have already received money from either round of...
Consideration of further bus funding in England being made by DfT

England bus funding after 5 April considered as NBS money cut

Potential for further government support of bus services in England beyond the planned expiry of Bus Recovery Grant (BRG) funding on 5 April has...
New Routemaster fleet in jeopardy through TfL funding crisis

TfL funding crisis threatens New Routemaster fleet, says Khan

The future of the 1,000-strong New Routemaster fleet is in jeopardy if Transport for London (TfL) and the government do not reach agreement on...
Switch Mobility CEO and Executive Vice Chairman Dr Andy Palmer

Switch Mobility: On a zero-carbon journey with Andy Palmer

Strategy, synergy and stabilisation are key for Switch Mobility in 2022 as it continues under the leadership of CEO and Executive Vice Chairman Dr...
London commuter coach market decline between 2019 and 2022

London commuter coach services: Is decline salvageable?

The impact of COVID-19 on the London commuter coach market has been exposed by research that compares service provision on the first working day...
Ticketer advises to prepare for 3G sunset period

Prepare now for 3G sunset period, Ticketer advises

The concept of connected coaches and buses is established. But where 3G is used to communicate with devices on many of those vehicles, a...
Kevs Cars and Coaches adds two Enviro200 models from Mistral

Kev’s Cars and Coaches takes Enviro200 pair from Mistral

Kev’s Cars and Coaches of Bromsgrove has taken delivery of two Alexander Dennis Enviro200 buses, supplied by Mistral Group under a rental package. The 9.7m...
Mercedes-Benz Tourismo L for Skills Coaches

Tourismo L tri-axle joins the Skills Coaches fleet

Skills Coaches has returned to EvoBus (UK) for a further Mercedes-Benz Tourismo as part of ongoing fleet replacement programme. The newcomer is a 14m...
Jon Eardley MD Abellio London Bus

Jon Eardley appointed Managing Director of Abellio London Bus

Jon Eardley has been appointed Managing Director of Abellio London Bus. He takes over from Tony Wilson, who has retired. Jon began his career in...
Close Brothers - Savio Suzarte - Ashley Haithwaite - Gavin Martin

Close Brothers transport team appoints three Area Sales Managers

Close Brothers Asset Finance has grown its transport team with the appointment of three Area Sales Managers. The three new joiners are Savio Zuzarte, Ashley...

BRT and zero-emission funding for H2S among Scotland plans

Bus rapid transit (BRT) in the three largest city regions of Scotland and an extension of existing zero-emission bus funding criteria to capture vehicles...