Sunday, October 17, 2021

CoachMarque: Where quality counts

Ambitions for increasing membership of CoachMarque, the coach industry's quality assurance scheme run by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), are backed by a...

Arriva restructures the Shires

In a bid to significantly improve its operational and financial performance, Arriva the Shires and Essex is to implement a new management structure, under...

Banned after falling asleep

A coach driver who crashed on the M5 while taking a group of children on a trip to the seaside has been banned from...

Driving licence change is put back

After considerable pressure from trade bodies, including the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT), Transport Minister Claire Perry has ordered the DVLA to postpone the...

German minimum wage starts and affects UK?

Germany introduced a legally-backed minimum wage of €8.50 per hour from 1 January. Says the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT): “The new legislation applies to...

Avoid North Circular closures

Transport for London (TfL) is recommending that operators avoid part of the A406 North Circular Road and use the M25 instead due to severe...

Arson blamed for blaze at First Call Travel

A blaze which destroyed 36 vehicles – including 30 coaches and buses – at First Call Travel's depot at Pant Industrial Estate, Merthyr Tydfil,...

D&G route takeover from BakerBus is confirmed

The Traffic Commissioner has approved the transfer of bus services run under the BakerBus brand to D&G Bus, to take place on Sunday (11...

London Ducks cleared to splash after probe

London Duck Tours (LDT) has received a clean bill of health, and is continuing to operate its water and road-based operations using former military...

Corner turned in Éire

Bus ireann is looking forward to an improvement in trading this year, on the back of passenger growth in 2014, which it describes as...

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...