Thursday, January 26, 2023
Coach industry should not fear local authority in house moves

‘Coach industry has little to fear from LA in-house moves’

For us, January always goes painfully slowly. We are quiet, the days drag, drivers are scratching around for things to do. In the 20-odd...
Urban Transport Group calls for further bus revenue support to be announced quickly

Further bus revenue support ‘must come quickly’: UTG

If a revenue support stream for bus services in England outside London beyond 31 March is planned by the government then it must be...
Collaboration across sectors is necessary to solve driver shortage, says CILT

Shared ideas imperative to solving driver shortage: CILT

The driver shortage is of critical relevance to most coach and bus operators, with many varied approaches already being explored in a bid to...
EU Entry/exit system delay potential for coaches highlighted as implementation slips

EU Entry/Exit System coach delays focus as date slips

Potential delays to coaches at channel ports caused by the pending EU Entry/Exit System (EES) have been highlighted by RHA. The trade body's criticism...
Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV

Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV: Small bus redefined?

As the smallest member of the latest-generation Alexander Dennis battery-electric bus range, the Enviro100EV is what the manufacturer describes as “a white space product.”...
Edwards Coaches reports good festive season of coach tourism

Coach tourism hopes strong for 2023, operators report

Hopes for a strong year of coach tourism in 2023 are buoyant after two operators active in that sector reported heavy festive demand and...

Equipmake: Battery electric coach repower due before end of year?

Repower specialist Equipmake has revealed it is hoping to debut a battery-electric repower of a coach before the end of the year. The concept is...
Kleanbus debuts battery electric Optare Solo retrofit

Kleanbus debuts battery-electric repower on Optare Solo

Kleanbus has completed the first battery-electric retrofit of a diesel bus. It is a 2007 Optare Solo that is now under test. The supplier...
National Express launches Touromo coach holiday brand

National Express targets coach tourism with Touromo

National Express has launched the Touromo brand into the coach holiday and day trip market. It represents the beginning of what the group says...
Stagecoach Chief Executive Martin Griffiths

Martin Griffiths to retire as Stagecoach shuffles top team

Martin Griffiths (pictured, above) is to retire from the position of Stagecoach Chief Executive as part of changes to the group’s senior management structure....
Wrightbus UK Sales Manager Steve Jackson

Steve Jackson back to Wrightbus as UK Sales Manager

Wrightbus has appointed Steve Jackson as UK Sales Manager. It represents a return to the Ballymena bus builder after almost five years away for...