Thursday, June 30, 2022

Buses will have to fight for green funding

Are green buses being neglected? A recent announcement about future green transport appears to suggest that buses may have to fight their corner very...

ADL Enviro400: Designed by the industry, for the industry

It's taken two years and a unique 7.5m development programme involving 70 operators. The all-new Euro 6 ADL Enviro400 is here, offering a lighter...

Ensignbus has secondhand London Wrightbus hybrids for sale

Used coach and bus dealer Ensignbus has advertised the debut secondhand hybrid buses to come to the UK market. . It has five Wrightbus Gemini...

Further appointments for Doncaster’s Minis to Midis

Minis to Midis, the Doncaster-based agent for Brian Noone Ltd of Ireland, has made a further service appointment to provide bodywork support for customers...

Oxford Bus completes Airline fleet upgrade programme

Oxford Bus Company (OBC) has completed a 3m fleet upgrade for its flagship Airline route and X90 Oxford-London. . The latest arrivals are five Volvo...

UK firm in Malta vehicle lease deal

Malta's government has concluded a €2.4m deal with an undisclosed UK company to lease 45 new air-conditioned buses for a year, as part of...

New Wellingborough facility for Arriva Bus and Coach

Continuing growth within all areas of the business has led Arriva Bus and Coach (ABC) to open a new depot in Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, and...

Optare wins Green Bus Fund orders from Nottingham and Manchester

Optare has won two orders, placed as a direct result as funding from round four of the Government's Green Bus Fund.. A 3.6m order from...

Arriva places £40m orders for 236 buses

Arriva UK Bus has placed 40m of orders for 236 buses to upgrade its core fleet during 2014. The bulk of orders are with Alexander...

£11.5m for Northern Ireland school buses

The Northern Ireland Department of Education's 11.5m investment in 150 new school buses was highlighted by Education Minister, John O'Dowd, when he visited Nu-Track...

Keeping the wheels turning: The need for regular propshaft checks

Mounted on the underside of the vehicle, propshafts on diesel-powered buses transmit the rotational torque from the engine via the transmission to the drive...