Freeway’s Easy Compliance Tracker helps operators to achieve ER status

Freeway’s Earned Recognition Tracker allows coach and bus operators to maintain tight control of compliance. The easy to use software automatically alerts fleet managers...

Baumot shows how to go straight to Euro 6

Baumot’s B-NOx system uses an ammonia generator to get older vehicles’ emissions to Euro 6 level or better. It uses some clever technology, but...

Kinchbus is first with contactless cloud fares

Kinchbus is starting a trial of the UK’s first cloud-based contactless payment system, that guarantees the best fare on every trip. Kinchbus, part of the...

Manufacturers facing new heat regulations

Two separate regulation changes are challenging commercial vehicle manufacturers; emissions standards are driving exhaust temperatures up while safety legislation is demanding a reduction in...
All Hydrogen Bus Town

All Hydrogen Bus Town funding call issued by APPG

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Hydrogen has written to Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps asking him to develop a scheme that will...

London completes world’s largest SCR retrofit

Transport for London (TfL) has completed the world's largest bus emissions retrofit programme, with 1,015 Euro 3 buses now fitted with Selective Catalytic Reduction...

Reading poised to move to contactless card acceptance

Reading Buses, working alongside ticketing system supplier, Ticketer, is in the final approval hurdles with the bank card agencies to accept contactless bank cards. The...
2020s: The decade of the bus

2020: The year of the bus? Let’s make it the decade

A new year, a new government, could this mean a turn in fortunes for buses? The early commentators are calling 2020 “the year of the...
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Is electric and battery technology ready for the future?

The Yutong TCe12 all-electric coach, driven by routeone earlier this month, is the first of its kind in the UK and a significant development...
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Spitting at bus drivers being tackled in West Midlands

People caught spitting at a bus drivers or passengers in the West Midlands are increasingly likely to face jail sentences thanks to work by...

Obituary – Douglas Bailey MBE

The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) has announced the death of Douglas Bailey MBE, one of its longest serving council members. Douglas...
CBSSG Restart

CBSSG Restart funding details revealed by DfT

The Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined the terms and conditions of its £254m COVID-19 Bus Service Support Grant (CBSSG) Restart package. CBSSG Restart will...