New sports guidelines for coach operators

Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Beverley Bell's new guidance for coaches attending designated sporting events has implications that operators can't afford to ignore, says a...

Breaking the mould for sightseeing

In a move that breaks the mould of open-top sightseeing in London, Stagecoach has started a new operation with prices from £1, plus its...

M-way bus crash not what it seems

A bus was involved in a crash on the A38(M) in Birmingham, in a collision that saw a lorry jack-knife, hitting a van and...

Liverpool launches its Vision for Bus

24-hour services and minimum frequencies on Liverpool's wishlist ahead of franchising decision Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) has released a report on its potential...

First makes internal MD appointments

First Bus has appointed three Managing Directors; all of whom are internal appointments.   Dervla McKay, who joined First Group in 2005 as a Graduate Trainee,...
Stagecoach UK Bus

Stagecoach reorganises regional MDs

Stagecoach UK Bus has juggled some of its regional Managing Directors (MDs) as the group continues its ongoing business change programme. Four of them will...

Work to fix England’s ‘riskiest A roads’ on course

A £100m programme of works is on course to prevent deaths and serious injuries over the next two decades on 48 of the riskiest...

OneBus attacks ‘frightening’ Manchester franchising

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority's (GMCA) proposed franchising scheme has generated a stinging response from OneBus, the association that represents most bus operators in...

TAS Survey lifts the lid on North-South fares divide

For operators, passengers and politicians, fares are big news. Everyone has an opinion and, it seems, everybody understands the dynamics. But a new report...

ReadingÊBuses finalist for arts award

Reading Buses work with arts, culture, heritage and education has resulted in it being shortlisting for the Business Champion category at the Reading Cultural...
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Spitting at bus drivers being tackled in West Midlands

People caught spitting at a bus drivers or passengers in the West Midlands are increasingly likely to face jail sentences thanks to work by...

Obituary – Douglas Bailey MBE

The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) has announced the death of Douglas Bailey MBE, one of its longest serving council members. Douglas...
CBSSG Restart

CBSSG Restart funding details revealed by DfT

The Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined the terms and conditions of its £254m COVID-19 Bus Service Support Grant (CBSSG) Restart package. CBSSG Restart will...