Thursday, January 27, 2022
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...
Metroline route PB1 Metrocity

Metroline launches its first battery-electric bus in Hertfordshire

Metroline has put its first battery-electric bus outside of London into service. It comes as part of a renewed agreement with Hertfordshire County Council. The...
Jean Porteous, co founder of Alpha Coaches of Hull

Obituary: Jean Porteous, 1928-2021

Jean Porteous, co-founder of respected operator Alpha Coaches of Hull, has died. She was 93. Mrs Porteous began her involvement in the industry in 1959,...
CPT launches new brand

CPT refreshes brand as coach travel TV campaign to launch

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has revealed a refreshed brand that will make its public debut on Monday 10 January with the launch...
Manchester CAZ review agreed by Andy Burnham

Manchester CAZ review: RHA repeats call for change to scope

Trade body RHA has called for the Greater Manchester Clean Air Zone (CAZ) to be vastly decreased in size and delayed for at least...
First Bus Scotland MD Duncan Cameron

Duncan Cameron confirmed as First Bus Scotland MD

Duncan Cameron has been appointed Managing Director of First Bus operations in Scotland on a permanent basis. He has acted as interim MD since...
Go Ahead Group and Air Products agree hydrogen supply deal

Go-Ahead, Air Products agree Metrobus hydrogen supply deal

The Go-Ahead Group has agreed a deal for Air Products to supply liquid hydrogen for the 20 confirmed GB Kite Hydroliner single-deckers that are...

Switch Mobility offers further details on new Valladolid site

Switch Mobility has shared further details on its planned manufacturing and technology centre in Valladolid. It has confirmed it will be built on a...