Minister unveils latest bus investment at Stagecoach Exeter

Baroness Kramer, Minister of State for Transport, unveiled a 1.6m fleet of 12 new ADL Enviro200 buses on a visit to Stagecoach Exeter, during...

New owner for Eastleigh’s Velvet Bus

Hampshire bus company Black Velvet Travel Limited has been sold to a new owner, Adam Smith, 31, who is also part-owner and Group Operations...

Ride and drive event a success for CPT visitors

TheConfederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) North Weald Ride-and-Drive event with a barbecue on 25 July was a great success. Open to non-members as well, nearly...

Hatts Travel in administration after cash shortfall

Family firm Hatts Quality Travel Ltd – which includes Bodman Coaches, Hatts Coaches and Wiltshire Buses – has ceased trading. It has appointed restructuring specialists...

Paper driving licence abolition update

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has issued an update about the abolition of the driving licence paper counterpart. . From January 2015, DVLA...

Velvet Bus stops operations and then restarts!

Eastleigh-based independent Black Velvet Travel Ltd, trading as Velvet Buses, suddenly ceased trading on 16 July, having run out of cash. . However, just two...

First bus growth is ‘in line’ with expectations

Announcing its first quarter 2014/15 interim management statement, FirstGroup says that trading is in line with management's expectations. In UK Bus, revenue growth of 2.7%...

Hull Community Transport funding to stop in October

Hull City Council is withdrawing all subsidy funding for the separate East Hull and West Hull Community Transport (CT) from October. . The 115,839 funding...

Welsh government climbs down over concessionary fares

The Welsh Government has bowed to pressure from bus operators and announced a revised concessionary travel reimbursement scheme. It comes after Stagecoach, First and Cardiff...

Driver fined after flower shop crash in Suffolk

A driver has been ordered to pay 470 in fines and costs after his bus crashed into a flower shop in Bury Street, Stowmarket....
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