Saturday, May 15, 2021

DPTAC and PSVAR: Common sense and reality checks needed

Further to the news item in last month’s routeone where the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has issued an “extraordinary” call to the government asking it to embark on steps...
CPT

Casting our pearls before swine?

When considering the recent developments of the growing number of trade bodies putting forward their case for representing the best interests of our coach sector I...
Arriva bus and coach dealership

Happy memories of Arriva Bus and Coach Dealership

I was sad to hear the news of the closure of the Arriva Bus and Coach dealership.   I once met Stanley Hughes’ business bank manager on one of our weekend breaks. He...

Fragmentation is the last thing we need

I found myself agreeing wholeheartedly with the comments made by the Industry Expert in the January edition of routeone. They highlighted the role that the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has...
PSVAR Rail Replacement for web

PSVAR: ‘Badly written, far from clear’

I would like to thank the unidentified contributor for responding to my letter in regards to the PSV Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR). My letter set out...
Bridge Strikes

A potential solution regarding bridge strikes…

Regarding the suggestion from David Archer to solve the problem of bridge strikes I would raise a few questions and make a suggestion or...
Hammersmith Bridge

‘Transport for London – get London moving’

Hammersmith Bridge remains closed, leaving hundreds of schoolchildren struggling to get to school. Despite this, Transport for London (TfL) has recently rejected the establishment of...

Clearing up any PSVAR confusions…

I am not sure what Gary Clark is trying to prove in last month’s issue, but here is a brief synopsis of PSVAR regarding railway...

It’s time to sort out bridge strikes once and for all

Is it really beyond the wit of man to sort out the problem of bridge strikes once and for all? I would submit the best way to avoid them is to...

PSVAR: Never far away

As the schools return and operators start to see something of normality, the issue of Public Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR) is never far...

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...