Sunday, October 17, 2021

Wrightbus wins Scots orders

Wrightbus has won three orders in Scotland, in total for a dozen Euro 5 Micro Hybrid StreetLite buses, and all are from customers new...

John Hill Coach Sales: Respect for the business

Buying or selling a used coach isn't a terribly difficult thing to do, says John Hill, although it's less easy to manage the task...

Industry to the rescue

Working together, the coach and rail industries have put a 'road bridge' into place, to help passengers around a major landslip at Harbury, Warwickshire. The...

Shearings hotel sold

The freehold of Shearings' Warwickshire hotel, has been sold to private UK investment company, Hillview Real Estate. Shearings will continue to use the site,...

A11 coaches: Expect delays

Coaches using the A11 between Aldgate and Bow should expect delays, warns Transport for London (TfL), as work starts to build the controversial east-west...

New style ‘plates issued

In line with the change in policy that vehicle tax discs are no longer issued, and do not need to be displayed, tax disc...

ATFs about to take over

The rapid reduction in testing at DVSA sites in favour of Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) is so great that by 31 March 90% of...

Driver arrested after fatal M1 crash

A coach driver involved in a crash, which left three people dead on the M1 and closed the motorway for seven hours, has been...

Failure after broken promises

The failure of Harrison's Coaches (Morecambe) Limited, trading as Battersby Silver Grey, came after promised investment from Coventry-based dealership Kinglong Direct failed to materialise,...

UK Bus Summit: Is partnership the answer?

Some of the industry's most influential figures were drawn together last week when the UK Bus Summit was staged in London. Unsurprisingly, among topics...

Scales Coaches adds an UNVI Compa midicoach

Scales Coaches has become the first operator in Ireland to take delivery of an UNVI vehicle supplied by recently appointed sole agent for the...