Wednesday, June 16, 2021

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...

Operator support for Catch the Bus Week

With Catch the Bus Week beginning on Monday (28 April), Greener Journeys and operators have revealed more plans for the Week, which aims to...

Operator Mountain Goat expands with luxury tour option

Lake District tour operator, Mountain Goat, has started a new luxury touring experience under the banner of Park Tours, an operator that it has...

London coach facilities losses highlighted to Deputy Mayor

The importance of restoring coach parking and drop-off/pick-up facilities in central London that are currently unavailable has been conveyed to Deputy Mayor for Transport...