Sunday, January 17, 2021

Transport fan Alex gets VIP bus ride

Eleven-year-old Alex Boughey from Halesowen was treated to a visit to a National Express West Midlands garage - plus a VIP ride on his...

School contracts: A new way to do them?

I feel compelled to respond to what I think is the best letter ever published in routeone, by Darren Critchley. We all know that...

Enjoy your time off…

Summer is a time to relax for most coach operators. Make the most of it while it lasts, says our expert The sea is tranquil,...

Is electric and battery technology ready for the future?

The Yutong TCe12 all-electric coach, driven by routeone earlier this month, is the first of its kind in the UK and a significant development...

Hands-free phone ban proposed in latest inquiry

An inquiry into road safety recommends change to hands-free phone laws  A Transport Select Committee (TSC) report suggests that using any mobile device while driving...

Electric coach on the road: Yutong’s TCe12

The UK’s first zero-emission coach is Yutong’s TCe12. We put it to the test in the urban jungle and on the motorway One of the...

Plaxton looks ahead as it celebrates the past

Plaxton invited operators of its coaches new and old to attend a celebratory event in Scarborough last week. The response saw 42 vehicles present New...

Time to talk mental health: It’s not a weakness

Don’t turn away; providing mental health and wellbeing support to staff and passengers can have huge benefits for everyone How are you feeling? Just those four...

National Coach Network: Putting operators at the heart

Brokers may not have the best reputation in the industry, but the National Coach Network is here to change that There’s one thing that helps...

Putting coach operators at the heart of it

Brokers may not have the best reputation in the industry, but the National Coach Network is here to change that There’s one thing that helps...

Bus patronage in early 2021 avoids return to mid-2020 depths

Bus patronage in Britain predictably plummeted in the early days of 2021 after strengthened movement restrictions were introduced. But it has not plumbed the...