First Bus Express Mode for Apple Pay

First Bus speeds up boarding with launch of Express Mode on Apple Pay

First Bus has become the first UK bus operator outside of London to launch Express mode on Apple Pay across its entire network. The scheme...
Job Support Scheme must capture coaches

Enhanced Job Support Scheme ‘must capture coach operators’

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) says it will be lobbying the government to recognise coach operators that are forced to close because of...
EVM Viator midicoach launched

EVM enters midicoach market with Daily-based Viator

EVM has extended its small coach range with the Iveco Daily-based Viator. The Viator is built by Lithuanian manufacturer Altas and it is targeted...
Stagecoach 40th anniversary

Stagecoach calls for air quality focus on 40th anniversary

A coach returned to original Stagecoach 'stripes' colours is among celebrations of the group’s 40th anniversary as it urges the government to address air...
Optare industrial action

Optare production to continue during industrial action, firm says

Optare has vowed to continue production at and deliveries from its Sherburn in Elmet factory despite union Unite announcing planned industrial action by its...
Ten Per Cent Club bus patronage recovery data

Bus patronage recovery rate variation exposed by survey

The extent of variation in the rate of bus patronage recovery outside London has been exposed by data collated by the Ten Per Cent...
John Pockett

CPT Cymru Director, John Pockett, announces retirement

John Pockett, Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Cymru Director, is to retire at the end of the year. John, 68, has held the post since...
FWOE Tap and Cap

First West of England launches contactless ‘Tap & Cap’ payment

The West of England has become the latest of First Bus’s operating areas to benefit from its ‘Tap and Cap’ technology in a bid...
Ian Stuart, Stuart Line Cruises

Obituary: Ian Stuart

Ian Stuart, owner of Stuart Line Cruises in Exmouth, has died after being diagnosed with terminal cancer a year ago. As a well-known member of...
TfL Face Mask Fines

£6,400 max fine for mask flouters, warns TfL

Transport for London (TfL) has warned users on its network that ignoring the law on face coverings could land them with a fine of...
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Caetano has introduced its hydrogen fuel cell-electric H2.City Gold single-decker in right-hand drive format with a 10.7m prototype example that is currently on a...
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Welsh bus reform plans underlined as support ‘comes at a price’

Bus operators in Wales have come under fire from Deputy Minister for Economy and Transport Lee Waters, who has underlined the Welsh Government’s desire...
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Yellow Buses personally delivers BCP Destination Awards

Bournemouth operator Yellow Buses has personally delivered the Destination Awards for the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) area despite the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The company...