Saturday, September 25, 2021
UTG criticises gaming of the concessionary reimbursement appeals system

UTG lambasts concessionary reimbursement appeals ‘gaming’

The Urban Transport Group (UTG), which represents the UK’s city region transport authorities, has criticised a subset of operators in England for what it...
CoacHyfied seeks operators' feedback

CoacHyfied seeks industry input into hydrogen coach work

The EU-funded CoacHyfied project is seeking feedback from coach operators on fleet and operational requirements as part of its work towards developing and demonstrating...
DfT ZEBRA zero-emission buses scheme

Did DfT misread the market when it created ZEBRA?

Whether England’s Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas (ZEBRA) scheme will be delivered precisely to the format planned at launch is unclear after the Department...
Flixbus UK Mercedes Tourismo operated by Linburg

FlixBus UK: Modal shift at the heart of growth plans

FlixBus has made bold promises about its plans for the UK scheduled coach market since it arrived here in 2020. After a difficult start,...
Scania Touring 10.9m mid-sized coach

Test Drive: Mid-sized 10.9m Scania Touring

While mid-sized, full-weight coaches form a niche part of the market, competition is keen for buyers’ money in this segment. Scania has added further...
Coachmarque Chair Roland Eglinton

Chalkwell Coach Hire: ‘Bringing back a local touch’

In June, Chalkwell Coach Hire established a new presence on the Isle of Sheppey. MD Roland Eglinton explains how plans to bring back a...
Wrightbus Managing Director Neil Collins

Wrightbus MD Neil Collins: ‘A huge future for this business’

Neil Collins was named Managing Director of Wrightbus in July. His arrival comes at a key time for the reborn manufacturer, which is continuing...

No clear road to overseas coach tourism restart in 2021

Despite ongoing success with the vaccination rollout and boosters in August, testing requirements have for some led to a false dawn for overseas coach...
Photo of National Express New Vehicles Director Richard Ball

Richard Ball: ‘Nothing is going to deliver bigger change within the industry’

Recently appointed New Vehicles Director at National Express Richard Ball discusses the operator’s ongoing zero-emission work within UK coach and bus Richard Ball took up...
Zero emission buses with Stagecoach West Scotland

Scotland 2023 zero-emission buses majority pledge questioned

Questions centring on funding and achievability have been raised by industry figures after the Scottish Government underlined its aspiration for zero-emission buses to have...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...