Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Conference to share best practice in school transport

All operators involved in schools work are invited to Interchangeability 2014, an international conference on 16-18 June. . The event, at Latimer Place, Chesham ...

Glasgow children’s art adorns First ‘deckers

A children's artwork competition run by First Glasgow has seen four winning entries being fitted to advertising space on 20 of its buses. . Pupils...

Arriva runs Optare Versas on Yorkshire Tigers’ Leeds Bradford Airport route

Arriva-owned Yorkshire Tiger launched its five new Optare Versas on route 757 between Leeds and the airport on 25 April, celebrating a 750,000 investment. Route...

Courtney Buses wins contract for eight Wokingham routes

Finchampstead-based Courtney Buses has won a contract for eight Wokingham routes from July, previously held by Go-Ahead owned Thames Travel.. Routes 121-124 run in and...

Eastleigh’s Xelabus and Velvet agree on route transfer

Buses into Eastleigh and Barton Peveril College from the Hedge End area will be getting a new look, following a deal between Eastleigh's two...

Lough Swilly contract work replaced by Bus Éireann

Bus ireann was able to replace all schools services operated by Lough Swilly Bus Company in County Donegal, from the start of the new...

Lottery to investigate ‘unfair’ CT funding after CPT approach

The Big Lottery Fund is investigating complaints about unfair funding. The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) approached the Big Lottery Fund – part of the...

UK Bus Driver of the Year still open for entries

Entries are still being invited from operators large and small for the national final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition...

MAN a leader with Euro 6 vehicles

Things are looking buoyant for MAN Bus and Truck's coach arm in the UK. 2013 saw a very strong year in the used market,...

Rotala commences NatEx legal action

Rotala is taking legal action against National Express over what it sees as a breach of contract after two coach routes were removed from...

Obituary: Solent Coaches founder Albert Skew

Albert Skew, founder of Solent Coaches, has died peacefully at the age of 91. Albert and wife Pam founded Solent Coaches in 1972 with a...