Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Bradford Clean Air Zone goes live

RHA attacks Clean Air Zone work as Bradford goes live

The Clean Air Zone (CAZ) mechanism in England is “outdated” and it targets “the wrong vehicles,” RHA Managing Director Richard Smith claimed as the...
Rural buses require new approach says Stagecoach East

New approach to rural buses needed: Stagecoach East

A new approach to public transport in rural areas involving long-term funding is needed if connectivity currently provided by buses in those locations is...
Yutong battery electric double decker

Yutong battery-electric double-decker coming in 2023

Pelican Bus and Coach will introduce a long-anticipated Yutong battery-electric double-decker bus to the UK in 2023, the dealership has confirmed.  A seed right-hand drive,...
routeone Awards 2022 judging completed

routeone Awards: Judging complete, ticket sales strong

Judging for the 2022 routeone Awards is complete and the winners of the coach and bus industry’s premier recognition showcase have been decided ahead...
RHA Coaches Chair Richard Bamber

Richard Bamber named Chair of RHA Coaches

Richard Bamber, Managing Partner of Runcorn operator Anthony’s Travel, has been elected Chair of RHA Coaches by members of the trade body’s coach forum....
Scotland bus decarbonisation target for 2023 unlikely to be achieved

Scotland bus decarbonisation target ‘unlikely to be met’

A decarbonisation target set by the Scottish Government that involves removal of "the majority" of the country's diesel bus fleet in favour of zero-emission...
Sherpa'r Wyddfa double decker bus

Sherpa’r Wyddfa: A sustainable network built on tourism?

The Sherpa’r Wyddfa network was relaunched in July with better frequency and connections. We speak to Gwynedd Council about work that is underway In March,...
HCT Group Channel Islands operations sold to Kelsian Group

Kelsian Group buys HCT’s Channel Islands operations

Kelsian Group, parent of Tower Transit, has purchased the Channel Islands operations of HCT Group. The deal captures LibertyBus on Jersey and CT Plus...
Coaches advised to avoid central London

Coaches: ‘Avoid central London during mourning period’

Transport for London (TfL) has advised that coaches carrying groups to view Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II lying in state in Westminster from Wednesday...
North Lanarkshire crisis blame rejected by industry

Industry hits back at North Lanarkshire H2S crisis blame

Operators in North Lanarkshire have rejected claims that the industry was to blame for a crisis that led to hundreds of children being unable...

Obituary: Doree Barratt, pioneer of women in coaching

Doree Barratt, one of the coach industry’s first female drivers and for many years the head of well-known Cheshire operator Barratt's Coaches of Nantwich,...