UK Coach Rally organisers’ service recognised

Paul and Ann Cousins were recognised for organising the UK Coach Rally Ann and Paul Cousins, organisers of the UK Coach Rally for 26 years,...

When fares were supposed to be fair

I bought something the other day that cost £4.05 and to be helpful I gave the shop assistant a £5 note plus 5p, expecting...

Plaxton gathering at Kendal

A gathering of Plaxton coaches we held on Sunday (19 November) to celebrate 110 years of Plaxton. In total nine Supremes (on AEC Reliance, Volvo...

Good week

Southampton-based Bluestar – which began life as Solent Blue Line in the years following deregulation – celebrated 30 years on Sunday. A display of...

Leyland Comet among classics at Spanish show

The 1949 Xativa-bodied Leyland Comet seats 22 and it is 9.5m long A British manufacturer was represented at last week’s FIAA show in the form...

Double-deck disaster: Englishmen in New York

The eight Atlanteans were used from 146th Street depot in Harlem British manufacturers see great success in overseas markets, including North America. But it hasn’t always...

Historic Commer Karrier returned from the brink

Bringing unrestored commercial vehicles back from the brink has long been a specialty of Kenny and Ray Walsh, but there was a little more...

First Potteries celebrates deregulation’s 30 years

Two heritage repaints as North Staffordshire operation marks three decades since bus deregulation One heritage repaint carries PMT interurban livery dating from 1989 First Potteries began...

NCT Celebrates South Notts 90th Birthday

South Notts’ 90th birthday and the company’s long association with Gotham will be celebrated by present owner, Nottingham City Transport, on Sunday (18 September)...

Midland Classic to celebrate Stevenson’s 90th

Midland Classic will pay tribute to East Staffs’ bus heritage on Sunday To celebrate what would have been the 90th anniversary of Stevenson’s of Uttoxeter,...
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Liverpool City Region bus franchising ‘leading option’

Papers release by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have recommended that franchising is supported as “the emerging leading option” for bus services within...
FlixBus UK

FlixBus UK domestic coach network announced

FlixBus has announced plans to establish a domestic scheduled coach network in the UK during 2020. The news has been expected since the German...
Stagecoach SE

Stagecoach launches zero tolerance campaign on staff abuse

Operator takes a stand against verbal and physical abuse towards staff and customers Stagecoach South East (SE) has launched a zero tolerance campaign against hate...