Friday, December 3, 2021
Stagecoach new bus Manchester

Stagecoach job seeker discount travel up 115% as UK economy rebounds

Journeys made under the Stagecoach Back on Board national job seekers discount travel initiative are up 115% since May, the operator has revealed. Job...
DfT ZEBRA zero-emission buses scheme

Did DfT misread the market when it created ZEBRA?

Whether England’s Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme will be delivered precisely to the format planned at launch is unclear after the Department...
BSIP work should take lessons from other modes

BSIP work should take lessons from other modes’ failures

The Manchester (or Northern) Hub is a railway upgrade scheme that aimed to increase the number of trains passing through the Castlefield corridor in...

‘Economic challenges spell a tricky period for the industry’

As we move into the autumn season and, perhaps more importantly, edge closer to the Comprehensive Spending Review – which could be one of...
CPT funding analysis - shortfall

One in 10 car journeys need to be made by bus by 2030

Car Free Day is an opportunity to showcase coaches and buses as clean and green, and to encourage people to give them a go Later...
Zero emission buses with Stagecoach West Scotland

Scotland 2023 zero-emission buses majority pledge questioned

Questions centring on funding and achievability have been raised by industry figures after the Scottish Government underlined its aspiration for zero-emission buses to have...
Scottish bus support scheme extended to 31 March 2022

Scottish COVID-19 bus support extended to 31 March 2022

The Scottish Government has extended the COVID-19 Support Grant – Restart (CSG-R) scheme in a move that will see a further up to £42m...
PSVAR exemptions clarity issued by trade body RHA

Clarity on PSVAR exemptions post-April 2022 needed ‘quickly’

Clarity on how PSVAR exemptions will apply from April 2022 is required “quickly” if the coach sector is to plan for them effectively, a...
Harrogate ZEBRA bid sparks controversy

Harrogate ZEBRA bid unrest after operator’s ‘excluded’ claim

The North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) bid to the Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme has sparked controversy after one operator in Harrogate...
CPT highlights modal shift importance to TfN

Modal shift prioritisation by TfN is imperative, says CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has underlined the urgent need for modal shift to be prioritised in its response to a Transport for...

National Express – Mechanical Support

National Express are recruiting for a Mechanical Support to join its team in their Coventry garage. Join us on the Journey and keep our communities...