Thursday, April 22, 2021

London bus accident data published

Transport for London has published data containing details on collisions and other incidents involving buses. . Of the 285 incidents resulting in requiring hospital attendance,...

NatEx unveils Mirror Pride of Britain coach

National Express unveiled its Daily Mirror Pride of Britain coach for a week-long tour to uncover the nation's unsung heroes. Launched at ITV's Southbank...

Operators say north eastern voluntary partnership will save councils £2million

Tyne & Wear bus operators will save 2m a year for 10 years if councillors vote for its Voluntary Multilateral partnership Agreement (VMA). . The...

Second one-day holiday strike for Optare plant

A second one-day strike by staff at Optare's Sherburn-in-Elmet assembly plant took place on 2 June. It follows a strike on 27 May. . The...

Gauntlet cleans up as part of 20th anniversary plans

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, managers at Yorkshire-based coach and bus insurance broker Gauntlet are volunteering to handwash an operator's vehicle – with the...

Online auction for failed DAC Coaches’ assets

Property and asset consultants at ES Group's Exeter office have held an online auction of the assets of DAC Coaches, on the instruction of...

ADL’s Custom Coaches Australian subsidiary goes ‘under’

Alexander Dennis Ltd's (ADL) Australian subsidiary, bus and coach manufacturer Custom Coaches, has gone into voluntary administration. . ADL met on 29 May and closed...

Lloyds Bank backs successful Shearings’ MBO

Shearings Group's management team has completed a buyout of the business with the backing of Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking. The terms of the deal...

Padarn Bus runs out of cash

Due to financial issues, Llanberis-based Padarn Bus closed after the end of services on 30 May with the loss of 84 jobs. It has...

November’s Euro Bus Expo heading for a sell-out

Euro Bus Expo (EBE) 2014 is set to be a sell-out according to show organisers, Expo Management. With five months before the start of the...

NXWM offering free travel to refuges for domestic abuse victims

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is supporting domestic abuse survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free bus tickets to safe refuges. The operator is...