Thursday, December 8, 2022
Alexander Dennis Enviro400 pair join Coach Services

Alexander Dennis Enviro400 pair join Coach Services

Coach Services of Thetford has taken delivery of a pair of Enviro400 double-deckers, supplied by Alexander Dennis.  Each has 85 SmartSeats with three-point belts. They...
Zero Emission Coach Taskforce seeks industry data

Zero Emission Coach Taskforce seeks industry data

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) through its Zero Emission Coach Taskforce (ZECT) is seeking industry-wide input in a bid to create data on...
Minister Richard Holden briefed on scale of coach and bus driver shortage

Minister briefed on coach and bus driver shortage scale

Recently appointed Under-Secretary of State for Transport Richard Holden has been briefed on the scale of the coach and bus driver shortage. It occurred...
Esk Valley Coaches take two more new Temsa HD12s

Two more Temsa HD12 coaches join Esk Valley fleet

Esk Valley Coaches of Whitby has added a further pair of new Temsa HD12 models to its fleet, supplied by Temsa Sales UK.  They follow...
The Highland Council to open in house bus operation in 2023

The Highland Council to establish own bus operation

The Highland Council will commence running buses via an in-house operation on 4 January 2023. 11 pilot services that will fall under a Section...
TfL launches RoadLab 2.0 project

TfL hopes RoadLab 2.0 will cut temporary signals impact

Transport for London (TfL) hopes to reduce what it accepts is the significant impact of temporary traffic signals on the capital’s road network through...
Commandery Coaches Neoplan Tourliner P10

Commandery Coaches takes a Neoplan Tourliner P10

Commandery Coaches has taken delivery of a new Neoplan Tourliner P10, supplied by MAN Truck and Bus.  The 13.1m coach is PSVAR compliant, with an...
Metroline places order for 48 Volvo BZL single deckers

Metroline orders 48 Volvo BZL electric single-deckers

Metroline has become the first London operator to place an order for the Volvo BZL battery-electric bus. It will put 48 single-deck examples into...
Wheely Safe rollout underway across Translink coach and bus fleet

Translink progressing with full-fleet Wheely-Safe rollout

Northern Ireland operator Translink says it is in the process of completing a full-fleet rollout of Wheely-Safe technology across its 1,400 coaches and buses. The...
Optibus platform reaches 2000 cities globally with Dr Richard

Optibus expands platform reach to 2,000 cities globally

Optibus has now placed its public transport planning and scheduling platform into 2,000 cities worldwide, the Israel-headquartered business has announced. It has come after...

Bus modal shift needs holistic policy, report says

Piecemeal interventions will not lead to the significant modal shift to bus that is required if the UK is to meet its net zero...