Pelican Yutong

Pelican Yutong: ‘Ride out the current storm’

When I was first asked to write this article in early March, the subject matter for Pelican Yutong seemed obvious: The TCe12. As the only...

50 years of London Country Bus Services

With coronavirus topping the headlines, Leon Daniels instead ponders the beginning of London County Bus Services  If I read my audience correctly the last thing you want to hear from me is...

The bus industry needs to be ‘careful what it wishes for’

Train operators have effectively become nationalised with the coronavirus bailout– do coach and bus operators want the same prospect?  While much has been written about...

Coronavirus: The impact on the economy

The coronavirus has had a massive impact on travel demand, and transport operators are feeling the pinch It’s difficult to know where to start.   The coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic...

The industry is facing turmoil due to COVID-19

The coronavirus has hit the coach and bus industry hard – CPT is asking the government for support   With the unprecedented turmoil caused by coronavirus COVID-19, my Presidential term...

Buses main subject at Transport Questions

Can buses operations elsewhere in the country really be the same as the London bus model? Buses were a central topic for discussion at Transport...
Zero-emission will be at the forefront of Britain’s public transport future

It can only get better: Keep calm, corona on

COVID-19 will bring hardship; but we can and will emerge stronger when it’s over As we are all aware (and tired of saying), the coach...

Were you prepared for COVID-19?

With increasing worldwide concerns and fresh cases daily, COVID-19 will bring unprecedented challenges to almost every activity in our society, from business operation to...

Age and inexperience are not barriers to driving

I was recently reading the article reporting on Greater Manchester’s youngest bus driver, 18-year-old Jamie Jackson from Stagecoach Wigan. Many readers and commentators seem to...

The problem of commercial services

I wanted to raise the issue below, which demonstrates why so many independent operators may be moving away from commercial bus services or, indeed,...
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HJS Protection screens

The key to ‘full capacity’ again? HJS introduces new PCV protective screens

A new protective screen design from HJS Emission Technology could see coaches and buses operating closer to full capacity – but your co-operation is...
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Another big ‘thank you’ to the NHS from Brighton and Hove Buses and Metrobus

Brighton and Hove buses and Metrobus have put together special videos thanking NHS and Keyworkers, as well as paying tribute to Dame Vera Lynn,...
coach support

Graham Vidler: ‘Let’s all do everything we can to reassure people it’s safe to...

Confederation of Passenger Transport Chief Executive Graham Vidler continues discussions with government on support for the coach sector, examines the implications on the one...