Saturday, August 13, 2022

Variety: The spice of life

With his 50 years' experience in the bus industry, Jim Hulme believes bus passengers have never had it so good. He also believes that...

Passenger Focus to change

The government has set out how a new 'watchdog' and 'monitor' will help make England's motorways and major roads run better. As a result, watchdog...

Henderson Buses stops trading

Hamilton-based Henderson Buses, which ran 40 buses on 20 Strathclyde contracted services with around 70 drivers, suddenly stopped trading on Friday (31 October) after...

Stagecoach, First, Arriva, Go-Ahead and National Express to introduce oyster-style ticketing

Britain's biggest bus operators have announced plans to launch London-style smart ticketing across England's largest city regions. Amid a political backdrop of calls for 'London-style...

Stagecoach in East Kent gets Gold bus service

Stagecoach in East Kent promises bus passengers 'a touch of gold' after launching its first Stagecoach Gold bus service this week. Route 16, Canterbury to...

Bus services are better through working together says CPT

The bus industry has reacted with disappointment to Labour's call for the further regulation of bus services. CPT – the industry trade association – said,...

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...

NatEx partners with Stansted on Cobus 2700 airside operation

National Express has an announced a partnership with Stansted Airport where it will trial an electric bus for airside gate-to-plane bussing. The vehicle on trial...