Coach industry support

Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...
Heavy vehicle testing review to start 'soon'

Heavy vehicle testing review by DfT and DVSA gets underway

A review of heavy vehicle testing has commenced, with Department for Transport (DfT) and DVSA officials having already met with stakeholders. Baroness Vere first confirmed...
Belle Vue The Christie

Belle Vue team raises £4,300 for The Christie cancer research

A team of cyclists from Belle Vue Manchester have raised £4,300 for new cancer research facilities at The Christie by covering 700 miles in...
Wales Bus Emergency Scheme extended

Wales Bus Emergency Scheme extended to financial year end

The Welsh Government has extended the Bus Emergency Scheme in Wales to the end of the current financial year with an allocation of a...
National Express partner operators awards

National Express awards recognise partner operators

National Express has celebrated the work of its scheduled coach network partner operators with a virtual awards ceremony. Bennett’s Coaches claimed the top accolade. It...
Ember Yutong Tce12 in Scotland

Ember to bring ZE coaches to Scotland with Yutong TCe12 pair

Start-up operator Ember will introduce two battery-electric Yutong TCe12 coaches to a scheduled route between Dundee and Edinburgh on 1 October. It will be...
JKT International Scania Irizar i6S

JKT International takes a 12.9m, two-axle Scania Irizar i6S

JKT International of Walsall has taken delivery of a Scania K 360 EB with PSVAR-compliant Irizar i6S bodywork. It is the sixth Scania Irizar for...
Long-term bus funding call by UTG

Long-term bus funding deals needed for recovery, says UTG

Long-term government funding settlements for the bus industry and an expansion of the powers of city region local transport authorities (LTAs) are required if...

Rule of six won’t apply to coaches in England, DfT confirms

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that the newly announced ‘rule of six’ social distancing regulations will not affect coach tour operators in...
Bridge strike prevention

Bridge strike prevention: Put systems in place, TCs urge

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have reminded operators to take action aimed at the prevention of bridge strike incidents and that they expect systems to...
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ADL welcomes SULEBS money

SULEBS an ‘urgent step’ in restoring bus demand, says ADL

Alexander Dennis (ADL) has welcomed the Scottish Government’s award of £7.4m through the Scottish Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme (SULEBS), describing it as an “urgently...
TfL coach and bus scrappage and retrofit scheme

TfL gives details of coach and bus scrappage and retrofit fund

Transport for London (TfL) has announced details of its scrappage and retrofit scheme to help smaller coach and bus operators to upgrade and replace...
TNS Travel Scania Snippet

TNS Travel takes its first Scania Touring

Walsall-based TNS Travel has added a late model used Scania Touring HD to its fleet, with full PSVAR specification. The vehicle is based on the...