Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Drivers: Sitting in the driving seat

Drivers are the one component of the industry that operators can't live without – and can't live with, at times. Recruitment has always been...

CPT launches tacho analysis

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) is today launching CPT Tacho Analysis, a specialist service for members from its Commercial Partner TruTac. The software package...

Industry works together to raise £20k

Arriva North West's annual charity golf day was another success, raising more than 20,000 in aid of Zoe's Place baby hospice in Liverpool. The golf...

Stagecoach signs corporate covenant

Stagecoach Group has demonstrated its commitment to the UK Armed Forces by signing a corporate covenant to support the country's military community. To mark the...

Reading open day event raises £6K

The sun shone on ReadingBuses' 2015 charity open day, which raised 6,000 – up 33% on last year – for its charity of the...

Irizar shows capacity to adapt

By placing electric buses in the UK, Irizar not only shows its “capacity for adapting to the needs of markets and operators” but also...

16 new Volvo B5LHs get the Go-Ahead in London

Go-Ahead London has taken delivery of 16 new Volvo B5LH Euro 6 hybrid double deck buses with Alexander Dennis (ADL) MMC bodywork. The new vehicles...

Oxford Street total bus ‘ban’?

The opening of the east-west Crossrail line in 2018 could provide an opportunity to significantly reduce the number of buses serving Oxford Street, London....

Barbi coach makes UK debut

Lancashire-based BASE Coach Sales has taken delivery of its first right-hand drive UK specification MAN 13.8m Barbi Galileo HDH model, for its sister company...

Life on the Buses: What a callow fellow!

Our contributor Jim Hulme has 50 years of experience in the bus industry, but wasn't immune to naivety in his young days at Blackburn...

First Bus launches eco fund for small businesses in York and...

First Bus has launched two funds that are supporting small businesses in York and Bradford. The funds build on a campaign begun by First Bus...