Bus Emergency Scheme Wales

Bus Emergency Scheme heralds industry reform in Wales

The Welsh Government has opened the door to wholesale bus reform through partnership in Wales with the announcement of a Bus Emergency Scheme. In the...
LowCVP Annual Conference 2020

LowCVP Annual Conference to be held on 15 July

The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP) will hold its free-to-attend virtual Annual Conference on Wednesday 15 July. It is called Reset 2020: Driving the...
CPT coach industry

Back CPT call as coach industry prepares for key meeting

The coach industry has been urged to continue to back the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) ahead of a meeting with Transport Minister Baroness...
Alan Pilbeam Abellio bus franchising

Bus franchising: It’s now the only way, says Abellio

The coronavirus COVID-19 crisis has wreaked havoc on the British bus industry in a way that could never have been predicted. How it recovers...
Wales bus funding

Stagecoach criticises lack of bus recovery funding in Wales

Stagecoach in South Wales has criticised the Welsh Government’s failure to provide funding to facilitate increased bus service levels in the country as some...
Manchester CAZ

Manchester calls for more CAZ funding as date slips

Greater Manchester has asked the government for additional money to support the upgrading and replacement of vehicles that will not comply with the region’s...
COVID-19 bus funding

Calls for transitional COVID-19 bus funding grow

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has called on governments to deliver rapid sustained funding to the bus industry as it faces ongoing COVID-19...
Stagecoach COVID-19

Stagecoach calls for post-COVID-19 bus investment

Stagecoach Chief Executive Martin Griffiths has called on the government to collaborate with the bus industry to create a joint operational and investment plan...

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...
Make the best use of government funding for buses

Make the best use of government funding for buses

Multiple government funds have been announced for buses, the need to use them for the right measures is key for sustainability What is it they...
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Cornwall Council coach support

Cornwall Council joins calls for coach industry support

Cornwall Council has passed a motion that calls for government support for the coach industry. It will now ask Westminster to consider measures to...
First Bus zero-emission

First Bus makes 2035 zero-emission commitment

First Bus has committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet in the UK by 2035. As part of that, it does not plan to...

Examining the market for day trips as lockdown eases

As lockdown eases and tourism resumes across the UK, the question of whether coach tourism is viable for venues enforcing social distancing comes into...