Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Free Wi-Fi from EYMS

East Yorkshire Motor Services (EYMS) now has free Wi-Fi on the majority of its buses on routes 103 and 105 between Hull city centre,...

Partnership saves Preston link from council cuts

An innovative partnership between a local community and Rotala-owned Preston bus will see a revised rural route start in April, replacing a service to...

Arriva #HarveyBus hits the streets

The winner of Arriva Yorkshire’s school bus design competition, for the improved Leeds-Chequerfields-Castleford routes 410/411, has been chosen. Harvey Robson, 10, first found out he’d won when...

Think about ‘decker PSVAR certification now

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) is urging operators of low-floor double-decker buses that satisfy PSVAR, but do not yet have an accessibility certificate,...

Arriva North East launches MAX on Darlington route

Arriva North East has upgraded its service X75/X76 to MAX. The service operates up to every 30 minutes between Darlington, Gainford and Barnard Castle. Passengers...

61st UK Coach Rally gets back on track

The UK Coach Rally returned to the seaside at the weekend after six years away, and was held in Blackpool. It saw a bumper...

Schools minister Nick Gibb meets BUSK for Nightcap

Education Minister Nick Gibb has listened to the concerns of coach operators around drivers not getting adequate rest on tour, in a “positive” meeting...

Operators fight parking change

Nottingham City Council (NCC)’s plan to move coach parking from Mount Street to South Sherwood Street in the city centre has drawn scorn from...

Clippers’ parking respite

Complimentary coach parking at The O2in London is available to operators that use ferry firm MBNA Thames Clippers’ Park and Glide service. Under the scheme,...

Proposed Princes Street coach ban abandoned

Thanks to the intervention of CPT Scotland, a controversial plan to ban tourist coaches from Edinburgh’s famous Princes Street has been abandoned. The iconic street...

Diamond Bus WM service cuts recede after LA support

The threat of wholesale service cuts in Worcestershire by Rotala subsidiary Diamond Bus West Midlands has receded after “significant funding” from Worcestershire County Council...