Thursday, December 8, 2022
DFDS app coach functionality to reduce check in times

‘Five-minute’ ferry check-in for coach coming from DFDS

Ferry operator DFDS is completing trials of new check-in functionality for coach and other groups as part to its existing passenger app. It says...
REL chief Andy Scott underlines plans for coach industry growth

REL targets coach growth after PI finding set aside

REL Capital founder and Director Andy Scott (pictured) has underlined his plans to grow its coach industry presence after succeeding in having set aside...

In-ground or mobile brake tester: Which is right for you?

If you’re looking to invest in a brake tester for your workshop, it’s not always easy to sort through your options. So to make things...
Friends of King Alfred Buses Dennis single decker

Friends of King Alfred Buses thanks member’s generosity

Well known bus history and preservation charity Friends of King Alfred Buses (FoKAB) has thanked member Tony Dowland (pictured, above) for sponsoring a large...
Arriva Midlands and Metroline order Wrightbus StreetDeck Electroliner

Arriva Midlands, Metroline order StreetDeck Electroliner

Arriva Midlands and Metroline have placed separate orders with Wrightbus for a total of 61 StreetDeck Electroliner battery-electric buses. 22 will go to Arriva...
First Bus plans closure of Southampton business

First Bus to close Southampton business in 2023

First Bus will close its operation in Southampton and withdraw all routes operated from there after 19 February 2023. It says that the plan...
Call to maintain ENCTS reimbursement levels for 2023 2024 financial year

DfT asks for pre-pandemic ENCTS reimbursement in 2023/24

The Department for Transport (DfT) has informed travel concession authorities (TCAs) in England outside London of its “strong preference” for them to maintain ENCTS...
Bristol CAZ went live on 28 November

Bristol CAZ goes live with £100 non-compliance charge

The Bristol Clean Air Zone (CAZ) went live on 28 November. Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees has called the launch “an important milestone," despite...
Sheffield Clean Air Zone to launch on 27 February 2023

Sheffield Clean Air Zone to launch on 27 February 2023

The Sheffield Clean Air Zone (CAZ) will go live on 27 February 2023. With it will come a £50 daily charge for coaches and...

Stagecoach East marks one year of Ting on-demand service

Stagecoach East is celebrating the one-year anniversary of operating the demand-responsive transport service, Ting, as it transfers to Vectare. Launched with technology provider Via in...

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...