End of Transport Direct website criticised by Campaign for Better Transport

Campaign for Better Transport (CBT) has criticised the Government's decision to close the Transport Direct website on 30 September. Transport Direct was the only website...

Women dies after being hit by a bus in Coventry

The BBC is reporting that a woman in her 70s has died after being hit by a double-decker bus in Coventry. Reports say that officers...

Arriva Bus and Coach debuts new website

Arriva Bus and Coach (ABC), the Yorkshire-based supplier of Temsa, Van Hool and VDL coaches and buses, has launched a new website. The dealership is...

Coach Hire Comparison in Mansfield Town sponsorship

Coach Hire Comparison is promoting its quotes comparison site to football fans, having installed eye-catching banner advertising at Mansfield Town Football Club. James Stokes, Managing...

£34m for Bristol’s rapid bus network from the DfT

The Department for Transport has announced 34m funding towards the 45m Bristol Metrobus rapid bus network, to be opened in April 2016. The city will...

Euro Bus Expo Masterclass programme offers informed debate and insight

The Master Class seminar programme, running as an integral part of Euro Bus Expo 2014 on all three days of the show, will once...

£3.6m share of Clean Vehicle Technology Fund cash to retrofit buses

The bus industry is to receive the lion's share – 73% – of the 5m grants from the Department for Transport's (DfT) Clean Vehicle...

Ipswich Buses sees 10.8% fuel saving with AVID eFan System

Municipal operator Ipswich Buses has seen fuel savings of 10.8% on four of its Ipswich Park and Ride Optare Versas in a trial that...

Scania announces gas-powered double-decker

A gas-powered double-decker will join the UK market in late 2015, Scania has announced. Speaking at the launch of Reading Buses' CNG fuelling station, Alan...

Gyrodrive debuts in Oxford

Oxford Bus Company (OBC) and Brookes University are using F1 technology to make the BrookesBus network even greener. A new fleet of 20 buses for...
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