Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Welsh government cuts lead to bus depot closure and service reductions

Welsh Government cuts have led to the closure of Brynmawr depot and a number of service reductions, says Stagecoach in South Wales. . It comes...

Acklams organises 112 coaches for Hull’s Wembley trip

A major operation mounted by Beverley, East Yorkshire-based Acklams Coaches saw it arrange a total of 112 coaches to carry Hull City FC fans...

Eavesway Travel wins Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines contract

Eavesway Travel will become the official UK domestic coach supplier to Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, starting in January 2015. . In what the Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan-based...

Coventry’s electric park-and-ride a victim of cuts and falling ridership

Coventry's ground-breaking contracted dedicated 15-minute-interval park-and-ride, the first in the UK to use full-size electric buses, is closing on 27 April due to PTE...

Central Buses’ Xpre55 comes under threat from Arriva Midlands

Birmingham-based Central Buses has sent an open letter to customers, as it ramps up competition with Arriva Midlands on its Tamworth-Lichfield route.. Since the launch...

Nexus alters QC plans

Changes to QC contractsizes in supplementaryconsultation PTE Nexus is dropping plans for three big bus Quality Contracts (QCs) in favour of a larger number of...

NI licensing to transfer to Swansea

The way vehicle registration and licensing services are delivered in Northern Ireland is to be modernised and put on a par with services available...

Fire Hits Stanways Coaches

The premises of Rode Heath, Cheshire-based Stanways Coaches have been hit by a serious fire. Eight fire appliances, including three from neighbouring Staffordshire, attended at...

Hackney’s first-use checks guide free for all operators

Recognition of the importance of first-use checks has led Hackney Community Transport (HCT) to produce a pictorial pocket-sized guide to help drivers, which it...

Manchester starts work on its debut P&R site

Local dignitaries gathered at Hazel Grove to mark the start of work on Greater Manchester's first bus-based park-and-ride, which is receiving a 3m investment...

EV bus charging infrastructure: ‘Open it to others’, say suppliers

Opening battery-electric charging infrastructure in bus depots to other businesses that run electric vehicles “would help to accelerate the UK’s transition to low carbon...