Thursday, January 21, 2021
National Express student travel window

Student travel window drives National Express usage growth

National Express has seen demand for its scheduled coach services more than double during the first stages of the student travel window for homeward-bound...
National coach network plans for December 2020

‘National coach network’ talks with DfT over December demand

Coaches are set to play a part in the transport operation to enable homeward travel for many during December. Operators of scheduled services and...
First Bus app award win

First Bus app recognised at virtual awards ceremony

First Bus and its app partner Future Platforms have been declared victorious in the Travel App of the Year category at the UK App...
Coach industry survey deadline extended

Deadline extended for coach industry passenger survey

The deadline for completion of the Backstop survey into the number of passengers carried by the coach industry has been extended by one week...
Bus use figures

Bus use takes moderate hit from England restrictions – figures

The latest figures on bus use in Great Britain show that overall patronage has taken a predictable hit since the introduction of additional restrictions...

Bus patronage recovery rate variation exposed by survey

The extent of variation in the rate of bus patronage recovery outside London has been exposed by data collated by the Ten Per Cent...

Lack of coach support indicates ‘rampant ageism’, says coach insurance specialist

Coach insurance specialist McCarron Coates has suggested ageism is a key factor behind a lack of government support for the UK’s coach sector. The firm...

Bus patronage recovery rate jumps after more schools reopen

Bus patronage in Britain outside London saw further recovery in early September as educational establishments in England and Wales reopened, figures from the Department...

NI heads back to school safely with Translink video

Translink is helping young people prepare for the new school journey with a short film, empowering them to stay safe on their journeys. Made in...

Stagecoach customer rewards scheme supports staycations

Stagecoach has announced the launch of a customer rewards scheme, Stagecoach Rewards, which it hopes will support staycations in Britain. The scheme sees the extension...

New jobs at Wrightbus support government’s 4,000 ZE vehicle pledge

Wrightbus has announced it will be creating over 40 new positions at its headquarters in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, in preparation for an increase in...