Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Welsh Government ups Community Transport grants

The Welsh Government is giving Vale of Glamorgan and Ceredigion councils 100,000 each, to test better, more efficient ways to co-ordinate conventional bus, community...

Bus role in 1914 commemorated at this year’s Euro Bus Expo

Marking 100 years since the start of the First World War, organisers of Europe's premier trade fair of 2014, Euro Bus Expo, will commemorate...

Yourbus’s Scott Dunn buys Sydney-based Telford’s Group

Scott Dunn, 39, owner of Heanor, Derbyshire-based Dunn Motor Traction, trading as Yourbus, has bought an Australian coach and bus firm. . The Rachwal family...

GKN buys Williams Hybrid from GP specialist

GKN plc, the global engineering group, has bought Williams Hybrid Power Limited (WHP) from Williams Grand Prix Engineering Limited. . Frank Thorpe , WHP's Head...

Work starts on new Wythenshawe Bus interchange

Construction of Wythenshawe's 5m bus and tram interchange is about to start. . It is funded by Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) and Manchester City Council....

Stewarts moves north with ‘strategic’ Woods Coaches takeover

Stewarts Coaches, the award-winning Berkshire-based transport company, has bought Woods Coaches of Leicester for an undisclosed sum.. Stewarts Coaches, which won Coach Operator of the...

Laver Holidays to continue under Skills’ ownership

Nottingham coach operator Skills has purchased 75% of the shares in Loughborough-based Laver Holidays, which specialises in door-to-door British and Continental coach tours.. The deal,...

£2m of orders from Scottish Green Bus Funding

A groundbreaking tie-up between ADL and Volvo – to deliver double-decker hybrids – is one outcome of orders resulting from the fourth round of...

Wrightbus and Optare benefit from Translink 79 bus order

Separate orders for 79 buses from Translink will see Optare buses delivered to Northern Ireland's state-run operator, alongside the Province's first Volvo B5TL double-deckers....

Scottish Transport Minister outlines school transport safety plans

Keith Brown, Transport Minister in Scotland, has announced that he intends to introduce legislation to ensure that seatbelts are provided on all dedicated school...

William Kay joins Irizar UK in customer-centric role

William Kay has been appointed Customer Experience Manager by Irizar UK. He joins from Volkswagen Group and has further experience from time spent with...