Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Director of Kyrah Travels disqualified for three years

Shanmugam Kukesan, sole Director of Harrow-based Kyrah Travels, has been disqualified from holding a PSV O-Licence for three years Shanmugam Kukesan, sole Director of Harrow-based...
QBE and Gallagher introduce pay as you go coach insurance

QBE and Gallagher introduce ‘pay as you go’ coach insurance

Insurance provider QBE is working exclusively with broker Gallagher to provide pay-as-you-go, mileage-based motor fleet insurance for the coach industry. The new product launched on...

First West of England launches contactless ‘Tap & Cap’ payment

The West of England has become the latest of First Bus’s operating areas to benefit from its ‘Tap and Cap’ technology in a bid...

J&B Travel takes a PSVAR-compliant Scania Interlink HD

J&B Travel of Leeds has taken delivery of a new Scania K 410 EB with fully PSVAR-compliant Interlink HD bodywork. The coach comes equipped with...

Putting Brighton back on the map

Ryan Wrotny is the Coach Services Manager at the newly launched Brighton Horizon Coaches. One month on from its launch, The business is settled...

Could subsidy classify bus operators as nationalised?

‘Integrity’ of the deregulated bus market could hang in the balance if passengers don’t get back on board, says our Westminster man It’s nearly six...

First Commercial Hydrogen bus trials completed at Brighton & Hove and Metrobus

As part of what is hoped to become the first commercial application of hydrogen fuel cell technology for buses, trials took place of a...

Treka Bus changes rapidly to deal with COVID-19

The challenge of returning to normal as the impact of coronavirus COVID-19 eases is similar across the industry. Among vehicle manufacturers, Treka Bus is...

Home Start Oxford is winner of OBC ‘brand the bus’ contest

The charity Home Start Oxford has been named as the winner of Oxford Bus Company’s (OBC’s) ‘brand the bus’ competition. A double-decker wrapped in the...

Postponed Euro Bus Expo allows attention to turn to 2021

News that Euro Bus Expo has been postponed to 2021 may have initially added to the downbeat feel that has gripped the industry since...

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,...