Sunday, October 17, 2021

Parnham Coaches shuts after contract loss

The loss of schools contracts, worth £900,000 over two years, has led to Ludgershall, Wiltshire-based family firm Parnham Coaches to close, after 45 years. It...

Marshalls join the Guild of British Coach Operators

Marshalls of Sutton on Trent has become the latest operator to join the prestigious Guild of British Coach Operators.  It is already benefitting from the...

Bus crash in Glasgow leaves one passenger critical

Twenty-nine people needed hospital treatment after a bus crashed in Glasgow on Sunday (29 April), one person is in a critical condition. The First Bus...

MP opens Arriva depot

Local MP and Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Greg Clark, officially opened Arriva’s new depot in Tunbridge Wells, alongside UK...

Saxilby’s Hodson Coaches shuts up shop

Hodson Coaches of Saxilby, near Lincoln, has ceased trading. The family firm, run by husband and wife team Alistair and Sue Gooseman along with their...

Bradshaw’s Travel: Change of direction pays off

Poulton-le-Fylde operator Bradshaw's Travel has seen change in abundance of late, with the contract market's reducing value leading to a refocus of energies largely...

Grand UK Holidays goes for gold with i6s

Over-55s specialist Grand UK Holidays has invested in a new ‘Gold’ coach, worth more than £300,000, for its upmarket Grand UK Gold brand. The...

Lucketts installs defibrillator

Lucketts Travel’s Fareham headquarters has installed a defibrillator machine outside its front of its office, so if anyone in the community suffers a cardiac...

Nexus’ biggest transport survey

Nexus is to conduct its biggest ever survey to find out how people get around in Tyne and Wear. It is contacting 200,000 households from...

Lucketts gets gold from NatEx

Lucketts Group has been presented with National Express’s ‘golden spanner’ award for the third year running, after excelling in its annual engineering audit. MD for...

Scales Coaches adds an UNVI Compa midicoach

Scales Coaches has become the first operator in Ireland to take delivery of an UNVI vehicle supplied by recently appointed sole agent for the...