Thursday, January 21, 2021

Bus performance of back-in-profit FirstGroup criticised

FirstGroup reported pre-tax profits of 58.5 million in the year to 31 March 2014, compared to a loss of 28.9m last year. . Chief Executive...

Broad focus at 2014 Album Conference

Making its first visit north of the border, the annual Album conference, which brings together independent operators, had a distinctly Scottish theme and covered...

Paris goes electric with BAE Systems and Iveco Bus

BAE Systems' HybriDrive Solutions will partner with CNH Industrial and bus brands Iveco Bus and Heuliez Bus to supply hybrid vehicles for Regie Autonome...

Carmel Coaches crash victims remain hospitalized

Three people injured in last week's coach crash in Looe are still in hospital. Two of them are described as stable but one remains...

End of the road for Pennine Coaches

Skipton-based family-run independent Pennine Motor Services ran its final routes on 16 May. The last buses ran without ceremony; Company Secretary Maurice Simpson described the...

Minimise Your Risk goes to Euro 6

Health and safety and training consultancy Minimise Your Risk has taken delivery of a new Euro 6 Vauxhall Zafira Ecoflex Stop/start, ahead of September's...

Record all-electric order for Chinese bus builder

Chinese electric bus builder BYD has received a record-setting order for its new zero-emissions vehicles. The order for 2,000 long-range, battery-electric transit buses and...

£4.75m Green bus boost for Scotland

In the latest, and largest, round of the Scottish Green Bus Fund (Round 5) 4.75m is expected to secure 40-45 new vehicles for Scotland's...

North East companies join forces in campaign

Stagecoach North East and Arriva North East joined forces to promote the benefits of bus travel for the second annual Catch the Bus Week,...

National Express Group reports growth

National Express Group plc (NX) records growth in its Interim Management Statement for the period from 1 January 2014 to date.. Group revenue in the...

Obituary: John R Davies, Lakeside Coaches Founder

John R Davies, Founder and former Managing Director of Lakeside Coaches of Ellesmere, died on 19 January after a long illness. He was 82. John...