Thursday, June 30, 2022

Island Fortitude’s Brijan Tours suddenly closes

Island Fortitude Incorporated (IFI)-owned Brijan Tours suddenly closed on Friday (14 August). The east Southampton-based firm, which employed 15 people, is reported to have run...

Lecks Travel to be liquidated

Haverthwaite-based Lecks Travel ceased trading last week, having served South Cumbria for more than 90 years. All 11 staff have been made redundant and the...

Traveline Cymru: Speaking their language

Traveline Cymru works a little bit differently from its English counterpart. The business prides itself on customer service and employing people who can make...

Calais disruption: Summer of discontent

It's not been an easy couple of months for operators crossing into Europe – and it's not been a picnic for businesses trying to...

Downward spiral is predicted

Greener Journeys, the Campaign for Better Transport and Pteg have launched A Fair Deal for Buses, a joint briefing which outlines the various sources...

Busmark gains momentum

Launched in May at the ALBUM Conference, operators are jumping on board Busmark in advance of the inaugural benchmarking survey in September. Adrian de Courcey...

Alex Hornby becomes CEO

Transdev Blazefield has announced that Managing Director Alex Hornby is to become the company's new Chief Executive. Mr Hornby, who joined the company in February,...

routeONE Awards: Just seven weeks to go

The stage is set for the routeone Awards 2015, which is just seven weeks away and seats are selling fast. The judges have deliberated long...

Centro chief steps down

Centro's Chief Executive Geoff Inskip will step down at the end of the year, after nearly a decade in charge of the West Midlands...

Spirit lacking viability

Spirit Buses, the Northumberland-based two-bus operator which brought new services to a sparsely populated area is facing closure, unless financial support can be agreed. In...

Keeping the wheels turning: The need for regular propshaft checks

Mounted on the underside of the vehicle, propshafts on diesel-powered buses transmit the rotational torque from the engine via the transmission to the drive...