Sunday, August 1, 2021
Christchurch bids to achieve Coach Friendly status

Christchurch progresses work to achieve Coach Friendly status

Christchurch is bidding to achieve Coach Friendly status. The Dorset town reintroduced parking for three coaches in 2020 and further work towards accreditation will...
Fflecsi service in Newport to expand citywide

Newport Fflecsi DRT to expand to give citywide coverage

The demand-responsive Fflecsi service in Newport is to see “a huge expansion” later this summer to cover the whole of the city and complement...
Stagecoach West Scotland Volvo 7900e fleet arrives

Opp-charge Volvo 7900e fleet joins Stagecoach West Scotland

Stagecoach West Scotland has taken delivery of Scotland’s first opportunity charged battery-electric buses in the form of six Volvo 7900e models. £2m from SP...
Tates Coaches takes five late model used Scania vehicles

Tates Coaches in major late used fleet investment with Scania

Tates Coaches has made a major investment in its fleet with five examples of late used stock supplied by Scania (Great Britain). The Luton operator...
West Coast Motors adopts Optibus platform

West Coast Motors adopts Optibus digital platform

West Coast Motors has adopted the Optibus digital planning and scheduling platform across its brands. It will digitally transform the operator's planning and on-time...
Reading Buses lends vehicles to Yellow Buses

Yellow Buses and Cardiff Bus borrow Reading fleet members

Yellow Buses, based in Bournemouth, and Cardiff Bus have each worked with colleagues at Reading Buses on separate arrangements that will see members of...
Matthew Gregory to step down as FirstGroup Chief Executive

FirstGroup Chief Executive Matthew Gregory to step down

FirstGroup Chief Executive Matthew Gregory will step down after the conclusion of the company’s annual general meeting on 13 September. As a result, existing Chairman...
Transdev Blazefield launches Team Pennine

Team Pennine plans outlined by Transdev as brand launches

Team Pennine was go on Sunday 25 July as Transdev Blazefield took over the Yorkshire Tiger business from Arriva. Its new pink-based brand was...
Aldermaston Coach Lines open top bus for Southsea

Aldermaston Coach Lines to launch Southsea open-top route

Aldermaston Coach Lines is to introduce an open-top service along Southsea seafront from Saturday 24 July. It will operate daily until Sunday 5 September....
Oxford Bus Company Brand the Bus winner

Oxford Bus Company unveils latest Brand the Bus wrap

Oxford Bus Company (OBC) has launched the latest Brand the Bus wrap that backs a local good cause. The winner on this occasion was...

Fuze to provide ‘turnkey’ asset finance for Wrightbus ZE models

Wrightbus and Ryze Hydrogen owner Jo Bamford has established Fuze, an asset finance company that will work exclusively with zero-emission buses built by the...