Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Stagecoach in top 20 most admired businesses

Stagecoach is the 20th most admired businesses in the UK, according to an authoritative annual survey of corporate reputation. The independent ranking is made by...

MP to face lawyers over North East QCS

An MP is to face cross-examination at the inquiry that will hear evidence about the proposed North East Quality Contracts Scheme (QCS) in Tyne...

Difficult trading period for Optare

Releasing its interim results for the six months to 30 September, Optare has revealed that losses have deepened and margins are down, while costs...

Wrights passes 200 for Euro 6

Euro 6 is full steam ahead at Wrightbus, with the Ballymena manufacturer having passed the 200 mark for bodies mounted on such chassis. The vast...

Whittles being wound down

An outline agreement for the sale of the coaching part of the Whittle business could be concluded in the next few days. It follows the...

Passenger Focus calles for better use of data

Independent watchdog Passenger Focus has called on bus bosses to make better use of data to get buses running on time. Publishing its report of...

Go-Ahead steps in on Western Greyhound routes

Go-Ahead-owned Plymouth Citybus has acquired Western Greyhound bus services in the Liskeard area. It follows Western Greyhound being offered for sale, after a period of...

Judges rule in favour of bus industry

In a test case that affects all UK bus operators, the Court of Appeal has overturned a ruling by Leeds Crown Court, about the...

O-Licensing review: What do you want?

It is now government policy to review all public bodies every three years to make sure that they're still fit for purpose. “If you use...

Coach driver faces trial after fatal French crash

The driver of a coach which crashed while carrying school children and staff from Alvechurch, killing a teacher and seriously injuring others, will face...

Go-Ahead’s Wills and former TfL head Brown join NITHC Board

Go-Ahead Group’s Ed Wills and former Transport for London (TfL) Commissioner Mike Brown are among five non-executive appointments to the Board of the Northern...