Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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...
HCT Group and South Pennine Community Transport

HCT Group and South Pennine CT agree on ticket acceptance

HCT Group, through its CT Plus Yorkshire and Powell’s operations, and South Pennine Community Transport have reached agreement to accept each other’s unlimited travel...
Liverpool hydrogen bus fleet set to expand to 40

ZEBRA bid calls for Liverpool hydrogen bus fleet to grow to 40

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) has agreed plans to double to 40 a forthcoming fleet of hydrogen fuel cell-electric double-deckers if a bid...
Transdev Team Pennine brand to debut in the summer

Team Pennine brand to oust Yorkshire Tiger under Transdev

Transdev Blazefield will replace the Yorkshire Tiger identity with a new Team Pennine brand and a two-tone magenta livery after it completes the purchase...
James and Candice Mason of Masons Minibus and Coach Hire

Masons Minibus and Coach Hire to launch national coach marketing campaign

Sustained advertising campaign calls for £150,000 to raise coach sector profile Masons Minibus and Coach Hire has brought operators together to gauge interest in its...
First Caledonia depot electric bus upgrade work

Caledonia to be ‘UK’s largest EV charging station’, says First

First Glasgow has started work to turn Caledonia depot into what it says will be the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging station. The operator...
Further money for additional dedicated H2S transport services in England

Further £6.6m for additional dedicated H2S transport in England

The Department for Education (DfE) has allocated a further £6,559,450 to local transport authorities (LTAs) in England to pay for additional dedicated home-to-school (H2S)...
Aura Air coach industry campaign

Aura Air campaign highlights its users in the coach sector

Aura Air has launched a campaign to raise awareness among travel agents and tour companies of those coach operators that it says are operating...

London coach facilities losses highlighted to Deputy Mayor

The importance of restoring coach parking and drop-off/pick-up facilities in central London that are currently unavailable has been conveyed to Deputy Mayor for Transport...