Thursday, March 4, 2021

Reading Buses’ Leopard service launches on June 16

Reading Buses' newest service – route 3, launching on 16 June – is designed to catch the eye with its striking bold look and...

Five years of growth for Heanor-based Yourbus

In 2009 Scott Dunn founded Yourbus, running seven secondhand Dennis Darts in Nottingham. From the start, he focused on one thing: delivering a high-quality...

Stagecoach’s new Manchester route competes with FirstGroup

To celebrate the launch of route 38, a new cross-city service competing with one of First Manchester's main corridors, Stagecoach teamed up with radio...

Motts rationalises brand structure after recent expansion and aquisition

Motts Travel, the Aylesbury-based coach operator, is adopting a new brand structure in the wake of its 2011 acquisition of Clacton-based Crusader Holidays. . Under...

Hackney Community Transport aims to build partnerships

Former London bus driver Dai Powell OBE began volunteering with Hackney Community Transport a quarter of a century ago. Now he's its CEO, with...

New Chelmsford depot for Stephensons of Essex

Stephensons of Essex, the county's largest independent operator, formally opened its new depot in Boreham, near Chelmsford, on 19 May. The ceremony was performed...

First Potteries new Best Impressions-designed livery unveiled

The Potteries Omnibus Preservation Society rally at Stoke City FC's Britannia Stadium on 18 May saw the unveiling of First Potteries' new livery, complete...

Hammersmith Flyover closures run until August

Waterproofing and resurfacing on the Hammersmith Flyover, West London, takes place for 10 weekends from 30 May. . The work – which lasts until mid-August...

Water works cause severe disruption to Reading’s services

Some of the worst disruption to buses ever seen in Reading has been delaying passengers and exasperating the operator and its drivers. . The disruption...

Joint ticketing launched in Aberdeen

From 9 May bus customers in Aberdeen city and the shire commuter belt are able to buy 'Grasshopper' Day and Weekly tickets, which means...

McGill’s Buses agrees new Effitires contract with Michelin

McGill’s Buses has extended its 19-year relationship with Michelin by signing a new Effitires contract with Michelin Services and Solutions. The deal cover McGill's...