Tuesday, May 24, 2022

New engineering apprentices for Stagecoach North East

Five young people from the north east are now looking forward to a career in engineering thanks to an apprenticeship scheme operated by Stagecoach...

Former prison officer’s promotion with Reading Buses

The closure of Reading Prison did Pablo Stevens a good turn. Instead of transferring elsewhere in the prison service, he joined Reading Buses and since...

FirstGroup graduates start their journey

A record 19 graduates began life in the transport industry last month when they started out on FirstGroup's UK based Graduate Management Scheme. The graduates,...

Three technicians have completed IMI course

The Pagid Professional Academy has run the first ever brake training course to be fully approved and certified by the Institute of the Motor...

Stagecoach shuffles its Megabus team

Stagecoach has announced “significant strengthening” of its Megabus management team as the brand continues its expansion in the UK and mainland Europe. A revised leadership...

Steve Norris becomes Optare Deputy Chairman

Former transport minister (1992-96) Steve Norris, 69, has been appointed as Optare Deputy Chairman and an Independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Says Optare Chairman...

Traveline Cymru appoints chair of board of directors

Traveline Cymru has announced Richard Workman as the new chair of its board of directors. He will take up the position at the Welsh...

London United takes on four new apprentices

RATP Dev-owned London United has welcomed four coach and bus mechanical engineering recruits following the overhaul and re-launch of its apprentice training programme. They are...

CPT appoints Andy Warrender as Coaching Executive

The Confederation of Passenger Transport hasannouncedthe appointment of Andy Warrender as Coaching Executive. Andy joins the industry's trade association on 6 October from Alexander...

Women 1st Shine Awards and Top 100 recognise talent

Female leaders from the passenger transport sector have been recognised at the 2014 Women 1st Shine Awards. While 17 businesswomen were also inducted into the...

Grant Palmer is latest operator for DVSA Earned Recognition

Grant Palmer is the latest member of the coach and bus industry to be accredited as a member of the Earned Recognition (ER) scheme...