Thursday, September 16, 2021
DfT ZEBRA zero-emission buses scheme

Did DfT misread the market when it created ZEBRA?

Whether England’s Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme will be delivered precisely to the format planned at launch is unclear after the Department...
Flixbus UK Mercedes Tourismo operated by Linburg

FlixBus UK: Modal shift at the heart of growth plans

FlixBus has made bold promises about its plans for the UK scheduled coach market since it arrived here in 2020. After a difficult start,...
Harris Coaches Alexander Dennis Enviro200s

Harris Coaches Enviro200s represent conquest order for ADL

Harris Coaches of Gwent has purchased two Enviro200s, supplied by Alexander Dennis. Harris Coaches is now in its 100th year of operation and it represents...
Coachmarque Chair Roland Eglinton

Chalkwell Coach Hire: ‘Bringing back a local touch’

In June, Chalkwell Coach Hire established a new presence on the Isle of Sheppey. MD Roland Eglinton explains how plans to bring back a...
Wattsway Yutong fw

Interview – Wattsway Travel of South London

Peter Bradley converses with recent UKCOA member Mark Watts of Wattsway Travel One of the latest coach companies to join the UK Coach Operators Association...

Driver retention: ‘It’s up to us to make our workplaces more attractive’

Are employee benefits the answer to attracting more people to coach driving – and keeping them? routeone speaks to three UK coach operators for...
Zemo Partnership zero emission bus workshop series will restart on 7 October

Zero-emission bus workshop series to restart on 7 October

Zemo Partnership will hold its first in-person zero-emission bus workshop of 2021 on Thursday 7 October. It will be staged at the Glynhill Hotel...
Photo of National Express New Vehicles Director Richard Ball

Richard Ball: ‘Nothing is going to deliver bigger change within the industry’

Recently appointed New Vehicles Director at National Express Richard Ball discusses the operator’s ongoing zero-emission work within UK coach and bus Richard Ball took up...
Country Lion Volvo Plaxton pair

Two more Volvo Plaxton coaches join Country Lion

Northamptonshire operator Country Lion has added a pair of Volvo B8Rs with Panther bodywork to its fleet, supplied by Plaxton. The 57-seat, PSVAR compliant coaches...
Amport and District VDL Futura FHD2s

Amport and District Coaches takes three VDL Futura 2s

Amport and District Coaches of Hampshire has taken delivery of three Futura FHD2s, supplied by VDL Bus and Coach UK. All of the trio are...

Stagecoach outlines net zero ambitions for Scotland’s Climate Week

Stagecoach has outlined its net zero plans in Scotland to mark Scotland's Climate Week event, held 13 – 19 September. That roadmap includes £21.4m investment...