Wales Bus Emergency Scheme extended

Wales Bus Emergency Scheme extended to financial year end

The Welsh Government has extended the Bus Emergency Scheme in Wales to the end of the current financial year with an allocation of a...
Ember Yutong Tce12 in Scotland

Ember to bring ZE coaches to Scotland with Yutong TCe12 pair

Start-up operator Ember will introduce two battery-electric Yutong TCe12 coaches to a scheduled route between Dundee and Edinburgh on 1 October. It will be...
Ilesbus PSVAR and accessible small coaches

Ilesbus adds accessible and PSVAR models to range

Ilesbus UK has announced additions to its mini- and mid-sized range that focus on accessibility and PSVAR compliance. At the smallest end of the scale,...
Long-term bus funding call by UTG

Long-term bus funding deals needed for recovery, says UTG

Long-term government funding settlements for the bus industry and an expansion of the powers of city region local transport authorities (LTAs) are required if...
Translink Sunsundegui SC5

Translink orders 30 more accessible Sunsundegui SC5s for Goldline service

Production is underway at Sunsundegui for a further 30 accessible SC5-bodied Volvo B11R coaches for Northern Ireland operator Translink. The 12.5m coaches are a...

Rule of six won’t apply to coaches in England, DfT confirms

The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that the newly announced ‘rule of six’ social distancing regulations will not affect coach tour operators in...
CPT Regional Manager restructure

CPT Regional Manager role changes are confirmed

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has completed a review of its structure. It has led to a streamlining of Regional Manager roles that...
ADL Enviro400ER receives ULEB certification

ADL Enviro400ER receives ULEB certification

The zero-emissions capable Alexander Dennis (ADL) Enviro400 Electric Range (ER) has been fully certified as an Ultra Low Emission Bus (ULEB) by the Low...
Sheffield Clean Air Zone

Sheffield is latest city to reconsider Clean Air Zone plans

Sheffield City Council is a further local authority to revisit existing proposals for a charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ). The decision follows major changes...
Bridge strike prevention

Bridge strike prevention: Put systems in place, TCs urge

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have reminded operators to take action aimed at the prevention of bridge strike incidents and that they expect systems to...
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Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
Stephen Walsh Optare RSM

Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
Coach industry support

Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...