Sunday, January 17, 2021

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...

JH Coaches sets the gold and silver standards with Thirlwells purchase

Operation moves into JH Coaches’ depot, but ‘well respected’ Thirlwells name will be kept JH Coaches has completed the purchase of fellow North East operator...

Scottish Citylink: Plaxton Panoramas take on 900 route

Scottish Citylink says it will meet demand for the busy commuter service between Edinburgh and Glasgow while growing coach travel with a fleet of...

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...

Guildford sees new electric fleet

A new electric minibus fleet will be deployed in Guildford for its for Dial-a-Ride service thanks to approval of an £820,000 investment. Cllr Julia McShane,...

Monmouthshire CC takes Mellor to the road

A Mellor Strata Plus is the latest vehicle to enter a service operated by Monmouthshire County Council. This order follows two Mellor Tucanas which were...

ViaVan reaches zero-emission milestone in MK

Half-a-million-pound grant sees ViaVan announce UK’s first fully-electric on-demand fleet ViaVan has announced the launch of the UK’s first fully-electric fleet serving on-demand shared rides...

Airporter adds four new EVM minicoaches

Airporter of Londonderry has added four Mercedes-Benz Sprinters with Avantgarde conversions, supplied by EVM Direct (0845 520 5160). Each has 16 Executive 110 seats with...

Lloyds Coaches adds two ADL Enviro200s

Two Enviro200s have joined the fleet of Lloyds Coaches of Machynlleth. They were supplied by Alexander Dennis (01909 551166). The 10.8m, 41-seaters have a high...
Bus priority in Scotland

Bus priority in Scotland to get more than £500m boost

The Scottish Government is to allocate over £500m to improving bus priority. It is part of “a step change in investment” to tackle the...

Blakes Coaches takes Totalkare brake test equipment

Blakes Coaches has introduced a Totalkare single phase mobile brake tester that will deliver time and cost savings over taking vehicles to an external...