Thursday, January 20, 2022
Scottish coach support

Latest Scottish coach support targeted at earlier recipients

Coach companies eligible for the Scottish Government’s recently announced ‘tourism top up’ scheme are those that have already received money from either round of...
Consideration of further bus funding in England being made by DfT

England bus funding after 5 April considered as NBS money cut

Potential for further government support of bus services in England beyond the planned expiry of Bus Recovery Grant (BRG) funding on 5 April has...
New Routemaster fleet in jeopardy through TfL funding crisis

TfL funding crisis threatens New Routemaster fleet, says Khan

The future of the 1,000-strong New Routemaster fleet is in jeopardy if Transport for London (TfL) and the government do not reach agreement on...

Opinion: ‘Omicron worry opens 2022 – but think long term’

The Omicron situation means 2022 opens on an uncertain note for the industry – but it needs to be ready to bounce back quickly Last...
London commuter coach market decline between 2019 and 2022

London commuter coach services: Is decline salvageable?

The impact of COVID-19 on the London commuter coach market has been exposed by research that compares service provision on the first working day...
shared mobility

Opinion: ‘Shared mobility: Time for a revised approach’

‘Shared mobility’ is a buzz phrase. But is its true meaning understood by politicians? No, because they still forget coaches and buses The reaction to...

Clayton Jones wins new eight-vehicle national O-Licence

Welsh operator ‘in a position to run his operation compliantly’, says TC despite objection from County Borough Council  Former operator Clayton Jones has won his...
Portsmouth City Coaches MD

Portsmouth City Coaches: A career in coaches written in the stars

Growing up with coaches, a career in the industry was a natural calling for Mike Elkin. When an opportunity ‘too good to miss’ arose, he is...
Val Sheppard-Evans, Longmynd Travel

UKCOA member interview: Longmynd Travel

Peter Bradley converses with UKCOA member Val Sheppard-Evans of Longmynd Travel Nestled on the edge of the Shropshire Hills in Lea Cross, not far from...

A lot to look forward to in the new year?

Despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the challenges of 2021, CPT CEO Graham Vidler reveals there’s lots to look forward to this year Although...

New leadership appointments at Stagecoach Manchester

Stagecoach Manchester has announced a number of promotions across its Greater Manchester depots. They include Zachary McAskill and Gary Banks, who have been named Operations...