Thursday, June 30, 2022

Operators benefit from Scotland’s biggest-ever green grant

The Scottish Government has announced the eight winners of round 5 of its Green Bus Fund (SGBF5), who will share 3.7m in support to...

Kramer opens AV design competition for students

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer has launched a competition for students, aimed at devising new ways to make bus travel easier for people who have...

D&G marks 10 years in Crewe

The Mayor and Mayoress of Cheshire East were guests of honour on23 October as Uttoxeter-based D&G Bus formally opened its new 500,000, 40-bus depot...

Saving money with a fuelcard

Fuel is one of your largest costs, so it's vital that the purchasing process is tailored to suit your business' particular circumstances. Tim Deakin...

PTEs welcome Creagh’s franchising backing

A group of leaders from England's Transport Committees has welcomed Shadow Secretary of State for Transport Mary Creagh's backing for “London-style regulated bus services.” It...

Liverpool axes 22 bus lanes, leaving just four

A proposal, due to go before the city's ruling Cabinet this week, is to axe all but four of Liverpool's bus lanes, after controversial...

Prax Petroleum wins more fuel deals

Prax Petroleum has won a contract to increase its supply into more First UK Bus regions. As a result it will now supply 27 million...

CPT rolls out new-style Regional Coaching Conferences

This autumn the Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) launches a major initiative that improves the trade association's service to its coach operator members...

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...

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...