Liverpool bus franchising

Liverpool City Region bus franchising ‘leading option’

Papers released by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority have recommended that franchising is supported as “the emerging leading option” for bus services within...
Coatham Coaches

Coatham Coaches: Nifty, thrifty and efficient

Coatham Coaches is an operator like many others. Family run, customer focused and approaching its 40th year, it has all the hallmarks of a...
Intalink Vehicle

Intalink: Boosting bus patronage across Hertfordshire

Breaking down the barriers in public transport use increases patronage. The Intalink partnership is helping build user confidence in public transport across Hertfordshire Promoting alternative...
Embassy bus

Embassy project in Manchester: Can you help?

Three operators in the North West are working with the Embassy project in Manchester, which uses a repurposed former ‘band bus’ to offer overnight...
CPT Photo Competition

CPT launches industry photo competition

To celebrate the coach and bus industry, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has launched a photo competition for 2020. The competition is designed to...
Sunderland partnership delivers

Sunderland partnership delivers on new bus route

A new bus service was introduced in Sunderland on Monday (16 September) by the Connect 700 Partnership. Route 702 serves the city’s National Glass...
Sprint bus

West Mids plan for rapid bus hits next stage

Transport for West Midlands (TfWM) has published a legal notice of intent for its first two Sprint rapid bus services. The Sprint rapid bus services...

TfL helps Hong Kong improve walking signs

Transport for London (TfL) has signed a deal with the Hong Kong Transport Department to help get more people walking in the city. alt=""...

West Mids debuts UK’s first non-London integrated system

Public transport in the West Midlands is getting a new look in what is a UK first. West Midlands Transport (WMT) brings a single identity...

All Manchester’s 18 commercial bus operators come together

All 18 commercial bus companies in Greater Manchester have come together to launch OneBus, reaffirming their commitment to improving bus travel and positioning the...
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Coaching leisure sector

Coaching falls into leisure sector: LGA

The Local Government Association (LGA) has asked local authorities (LAs) to include premises used for coaching activities in their application of business rates relief...
Clean Air Zones postponed

All Clean Air Zones postponed until 2021

Introduction of Clean Air Zones (CAZs) in England has been postponed to January 2021 at the earliest, the government has said. The development was revealed...
Tachograph calibration

Tachograph calibration, inspection rules relaxed

DVSA has relaxed the requirements for periodic calibration and inspection of tachograph units because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Until further notice, all tachograph calibration...