Saturday, May 15, 2021
Andy Burnham plans Manchester bus franchising acceleration

Burnham vows Manchester bus franchising acceleration

Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has vowed to lead an acceleration of the rollout of bus franchising in the conurbation. Under his revised...
Birmingham CAZ exemptions list announced

Birmingham CAZ exemptions include Section 19 and Section 22

Vehicles operated under Section 19 and Section 22 permits that do not comply with the requirements of the Birmingham Clean Air Zone (CAZ) will...
Coach friendly policies call in CPT DMO review submission

Coach friendly policies ‘essential’ to tourism restart, says CPT

Coach friendly policies are essential for restarting domestic tourism, the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has told a government-commissioned independent review of Destination Management...
Coach trips guidance defended by minister

England coach trips and grants positions defended by minister

The government’s position contained in guidance that private hire coach trips in England with more than one household group aboard are not permitted to...
MPs call for change to coach trips guidance in England

MPs call for change to 17 May England coach trips guidance

Coach industry political ally Emma Hardy and 27 other cross-party MPs have jointly written to Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove urging...
Coach trips in England guidance

CPT, RHA: Coach day trips in England ‘can still go ahead’

Trade bodies the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) and RHA have each said independently that private hire coach day trips and excursions in England...
Coach industry guidance confusion and anger

Anger at 17 May coach industry guidance in England continues

Please note that there was an error in the introductory text to this article in an email digest sent on Wednesday 21 April 2021....
Coach and Bus Association Cymru manifesto published

Coach and Bus Association Cymru outlines policy aspirations

The Coach and Bus Association Cymru (CABAC) has published its short- and long-term policy aspirations for the industry in Wales ahead of the Senedd...
ZEBRA bus scheme is welcome but other work is still required

ZEBRA bus scheme is welcome – but other work still needed

Before Easter, the government announced the Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) scheme to support the uptake of zero-emission buses in England. It is...
CPT coach strategy Westminster Watch

‘How does coach strategy fit into a sector private to its core?’

The publication in March of a coach strategy – Backing Britain’s Coaches – by the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) might be seen by...

Johnsons’ Luxury Traveller brand set to go with Irizar i8 integrals

Johnsons Coach and Bus Travel will get its Luxury Traveller brand underway on Monday 17 May with a pair of high-specification 43-seat Irizar i8...