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...
Thirlwells

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 Panorama Fleet

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

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

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,...
Mellor

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

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 EVMs

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 Enviro200s

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 to benefit

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...
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Coach operator support

Meeting with MPs sees coach operators make support case

The long-term impact on the coach industry of a failure by government to provide bespoke support during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has been further...
Aaron Sparks First Bus COVID

First Bus COVID-19 heroes celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Three First Bus employees - Chris Koksal, Simon Taylor and Aaron Sparks - have been recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for...
Alba Travel football contracts

Alba Travel secures two more football team contracts

Penrith operator Alba Travel has extended its football travel portfolio by securing contracts to provide team coaches for Annan Athletic FC in Scottish League...