Sunday, January 23, 2022
Shiel Buses Plaxton Panther Cub on Volvo B8R chassis

Shiel Buses takes Plaxton Panther Cub-bodied Volvo B8R

Acharacle operator Shiel Buses has added a Volvo B8R with 10.8m Panther Cub bodywork, supplied by Plaxton. It has a heads-up driver’s display, a level...
EvoBus (UK) redraws Area Sales Manager structure for new coach sales

EvoBus (UK) revises new coach Area Sales Manager structure

EvoBus (UK) has redrawn its Area Sales Manager for new coaches territory structure in the UK and Ireland. The changes primarily affect the UK's...

Reporting passenger vehicle incidents

Here Croner-i looks at the updated requirements for passenger vehicle operators to report incidents and the consequences of not doing so. The new reporting requirements In...
Grant Palmer Alexander Dennis Enviro200

Grant Palmer invests in two new 30-seat ADL Enviro200s

Bedfordshire independent bus operator Grant Palmer has invested over £250,000 in two new Alexander Dennis Enviro200s. They join a fleet of 35 and will...
Plaxton coach production restarts sooner than expected

Plaxton coach production restarts months sooner than expected

Production of Plaxton coach models is restarting at Alexander Dennis’s Scarborough factory sooner than anticipated after a rebound in customer demand. “Coach production stopped in...
Scottish coach industry eligible for further funding support

Scottish coach industry included in further support package

The coach industry in Scotland will be eligible for further modest Scottish Government support after it was confirmed as one of six sectors that...
Free bus travel for under 22s in Scotland to begin on 31 January

Scotland under-22 free bus travel to start on 31 January

Free bus travel in Scotland for resident under-22s will begin on 31 January. It will capture all registered services in the country including applicable...
Stoke on Trent City Council BSIP seeks £16m National Bus Strategy money for roadbuilding

Council seeks £16m from National Bus Strategy for roadbuilding

Stoke-on-Trent City Council (SoTCC) is seeking £16 million of National Bus Strategy for England funding towards roadbuilding, its Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) has...
Bus franchising in Wales from 2023 not strictly true

Wales bus franchising: 2023 suggestion ‘not strictly true’

The Welsh Government has said that suggestions that scope will open in summer 2023 to re-regulate bus services in Wales through franchising schemes are...

Merseytravel chooses Omnibus for cloud-based scheduling

Merseytravel, the transport delivery arm of the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority, has chosen Omnibus's cloud-based solution for its timetabling and scheduling software. The agreement...

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...