Sunday, May 22, 2022
Volgren Wrightbus deal

Wrightbus eyes Australian export market with Volgren deal

Wrightbus has today announced that it has signed a landmark deal with Australian bus body builder Volgren that could provide an antipodean export market...
Coaches boarding Eurotunnel shuttle train

Eurotunnel restrictions on coaches draw angry response

Affected operators have reacted angrily to the decision by Eurotunnel to limit the number of coaches that it conveys on its shuttle service between...
ScotZEB2 must consider smaller and rural operators in awarding funding

ScotZEB2 ‘must prioritise smaller and rural bus operators’

Any phase two of the Scottish Zero Emission Bus challenge fund (ScotZEB2) must ensure that smaller operators and those in more rural areas do...
Traffic Commissioner Nick Denton to retire

Traffic Commissioner Nick Denton to retire on 31 May

Traffic Commissioner (TC) for the West Midlands Nick Denton will retire on 31 May, ending a ten-year tenure as a TC that began in...
Fuel escalator is achievable, says Portland Analytics

Fuel escalator for contract services ‘can be achieved quickly’

Introduction of a fuel escalator on contracted services to temper the impact of diesel costs is achievable easily and quickly, supplier Portland Analytics has...
Switch Mobility 12m European and APAC bus to debut

Switch Mobility celebrates progress after one-year anniversary

Switch Mobility has provided an update on its progress after celebrating its one-year anniversary on 8 April 2022. Since its formation in April last year...
Fflecsi Blaenau Gwent operated by Stagecoach

Fflecsi in Blaenau Gwent ‘averaging nearly 1,000 weekly rides’

The Fflecsi demand responsive minibus service pilot in Blaenau Gwent has delivered over 30,000 passenger journeys in less than 11 months of operation and...
Blackpool reintroduces free coach parking for 2022

Blackpool reintroduces free coach parking for 2022 season

Free parking for up to 72 hours is again available on Blackpool Council-owned coach parks. The offer runs until 2 January 2023 and represents...
Mellor Orion E for Cheshire West and Chester Council

Mellor Orion E electric minibus joins Cheshire West and Chester

Cheshire West and Cheshire Council has taken delivery of a battery-electric Mellor Orion E minibus. It is the first zero-emission bus for the local...
Warner Bros Studio Tour London shuttle buses go battery-electric

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London shuttle service goes electric

Four battery-electric BYD ADL Enviro400EV double-deckers enter service in May on a shuttle service between Watford Junction railway station and the Warner Bros. Studio...

DWS bid for Stagecoach set to progress as acceptance gained

The bid by DWS Infrastructure to purchase Stagecoach in its entirety took a major step forward on 20 May after the DWS subsidiary Inframobility...