Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Kineil Coaches UNVI Vega EX minicoach pair

Kineil Coaches takes two UNVI Vega EX Sprinters

Kineil Coaches of Fraserburgh has added two Mercedes-Benz Sprinters with UNVI Vega EX bodywork to its fleet. They have been supplied by Whitburn-based dealership...

Go-Ahead named on Financial Times European Climate Leaders list 2021

Go-Ahead is among just two European bus and rail operators to qualify for the Financial Times (FT) inaugural European Climate Leaders ranking. The ranking identifies...
Higer Steed with The Big Lemon

The Big Lemon takes four-strong Higer Steed EV fleet

Brighton operator The Big Lemon is the first UK customer for the Higer Steed battery-electric bus. It has taken delivery of four of the...
National Express carbon offset scheme launched

National Express carbon offset for coach passengers launched

National Express is offering its coach passengers the option to offset the carbon emissions of their journeys on its scheduled services. The offset programme is...
Scottish bus support scheme extended by Scottisg Government

Scottish bus support extended as capacity dialogue continues

Further funding for bus services in Scotland of up to £35.4m has been approved by the Scottish Government through its COVID-19 Support Grant –...
PSVAR review will lead to no major changes for coaches

PSVAR review ‘will see no major backtracking on coaches’

Trade body RHA has cautioned that the forthcoming government review of PSVAR is highly unlikely to lead to any major backtracking in how the...
Translink targets doubling of 2019 passenger numbers

Translink targets five-year doubling of 2019 passenger numbers

State-owned Northern Ireland coach, bus and rail operator Translink hopes to double its 2019 passenger numbers within five years, building on an ambitious investment...
First Bus creates two operating company portfolios

First Bus realigns operating companies into two portfolios

First Bus has segmented its operating companies into two portfolios, each with its own Managing Director. The move follows Dave Alexander’s recent decision to...
Bluestar electric bus demonstration to Hampshire County Council

Bluestar demonstrates battery-electric bus to Hampshire CC

Bluestar, which is part of the Go-Ahead Group, has demonstrated a BYD ADL Enviro400EV battery-electric double-decker bus to representatives of Hampshire County Council (HCC)...
Flixbus funding round raises over US$650m

Flixbus $650m funding round will lead to ‘clear acceleration’

FlixBus brand owner FlixMobility has further underscored its desire to achieve market leadership in the UK scheduled coach sector after a funding round successfully...

Cummins UK Logistics Centre opened in Daventry

Cummins has opened its 435,000ft2 UK Logistics Centre (UKLC) in Daventry. UKLC will support the company’s aftermarket products and UK manufacturing sites and it will...