Sunday, October 17, 2021
Stagecoach bus

Stagecoach proposes motoring reforms ahead of spending review

Road pricing, public transport tax credits and a national marketing campaign are among proposals set out in a six-point plan submitted by Stagecoach to...
Rail replacement PSVAR exemption extended to 30 June 2022

Rail replacement PSVAR exemption scope pushed to mid-2022

Scope for a further nine-month exemption from PSVAR for non-compliant vehicles used on rail replacement services has been made available by the Department for...
Alfa Leisureplex Group records record sales

Alfa Leisureplex Group sees record-breaking sales period

Alfa Leisureplex Group, which includes the Alfa Travel Coach Holidays and Leisureplex Hotels brands, has announced a strong ongoing recovery. It has beaten its...
First Glasgow Caledonia depot electrification work

Work progresses on First Glasgow’s Caledonia electric shift

First Glasgow has completed the first phase of the electrification of its Caledonia depot with the installation of 11 dual cable 150kW Heliox charging...
Vocational driving test appointments going unsold, DVSA claims

‘Vocational driving test slots going unsold’, DVSA claims

316 vocational driving test appointments went unsold in week commencing 13 September, DVSA has said, despite operators continuing to report that they are unable...
British Coach Tourism Awards 2020 winners

British Coach Tourism Awards: The winners’ list

Johnsons Coaches, Kirbys Coaches, Masons Minibus and Coach Hire, Skills Holidays and Woods Travel of Bognor Regis were among the coach operators and their...
RATP Dev and Tower Transit form West London JV

RATP Dev and Tower Transit to form West London JV

RATP Dev UK and Tower Transit have announced a joint venture (JV) in West London that will be effective from December. RATP Dev Transit...
Scania Fencer f1 with P C Coaches

PC Coaches becomes first UK operator of Scania Fencer

PC Coaches has become the first UK operator to take delivery of a Scania Fencer. The Fencer f1 in question was previously used by...
Cyril Kenzie, Kenzies Coaches

Obituary: Cyril Kenzie, 1928-2021

Cyril Kenzie, one of coaching’s best-known, most respected and longest serving figures, died on 22 September. He was 93. Cyril was long the head of...
Epsom Coaches reunion on 6 November 2021

Epsom Coaches reunion date set for Saturday 6 November

A reunion for former staff of Epsom Coaches and its Quality Line bus division will be held on the evening of Saturday 6 November. The...

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...