Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Ireland must update its state aid arrangements

The European Commission (EC) has told the Irish government that it must reform its home-to-school transport arrangements, as they constitute illegal state aid, under...

CPT brings together revealing UK coach industry statistics

Reliable data to show the size and importance of the UK coach industry has been notoriously difficult to compile. However, the Confederation of Passenger Transport...

Tram to Digbeth coach station?

ITA Centro has started a consultation on an extension of the Midland Metro tram to Digbeth, which could serve National Express' Birmingham Coach Station. A...

Landmark Finance moves into new offices

Landmark Finance, headed by Ron Telford, is taking the next step in cementing its long-term commitment to financing the coach and bus market by...

Go North East questions benefits of proposed Quality Contracts Scheme

The north-east's largest bus operator, Go North East (GNE), has questioned the 'evaporating' benefits of the proposed Quality Contracts Scheme (QCS) being scrutinised by...

EYMS seeks buyer for Whittle

Kidderminster-based Whittle Coach and Bus has been put up for sale by its owners, the family-owned EYMS Group based in Hull, after several years...

First bullish on UK Bus

Announcing its pre-close trading update for the first half of 2014/15, for the six months to 30 September, FirstGroup is positive about UK Bus...

Environmental initiatives ‘making impact’ at Euro Bus Expo

The Live Environmental Stage area, supported by BAE Systems, at Euro Bus Expo 2014 (NEC, Birmingham 4-6 November) will provide an important platform for...

CPT Scotland conference looks to the future

CPT Scotland welcomed delegates from operating companies, suppliers, manufacturers and local transport authorities to the shores of Loch Lomond for its 2014 Conference, with...

TGM restructures business

Arriva-owned TGM Group has completed a restructuring which has seen it reduce its operations to 15 vehicles. From 30 September it closed its London-based Hotel...

CPT Cymru announces Chair and Vice-Chair of Bus Commission

Jane Reakes-Davies, Managing Director of First Bus Cymru, and Paul Dyer, Managing Director at Cardiff Bus, are to become Chair and Vice-Chair of the...