trent barton is rebranding its rainbow 4 service as the i4 from May 27. The service, which runs from Derby to Nottingham, will feature new 12-metre Optare Tempo SRs, with seating for 41 people and […]
Cornwall-based Roselyn Coaches has been inducted into the Guild of British Coach Operators. Formed in 1985, the Guild represents over 20 of the UK’s top coach companies. Membership is only open to operators who can […]
Firm estimates around 1,000 vehicles could be sold each year NORTH AMERICA Canadian bus manufacturer New Flyer Industries has agreed a deal with Alexander Dennis to introduce low-floor midibuses with a 10-year operational life. New […]
On April 24, FirstGroup hosted its annual Safety and Environmental Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of its people and companies throughout the UK.
Translink announced IT company Allstate as the winner of the ‘Translink Corporate Challenge’, a four-month initiative launched in partnership with the Irish News and supported by Business in the Community which challenged local businesses to […]
The latest government initiatves outlined in the Queen’s Speech neither help, nor further hinder, the bus and coach industry
NORTH AMERICA BYD is providing 10 K9 electric buses to Windsor, Canada, making it the first North American city to use Chinese allelectric propulsion.
BELGIUM The new ‘Hop on/Hop off’ tourist bus service for Brussels has been launched. The service is the product of a partnership between the Brussels public transport company, STIB, and tourist office VISITBRUSSELS. It aims […]
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) has published a manual for bus and coach operators, providing useful information before the March 1 2013 deadline, regarding their obligations to passengers and aiming to promote increased service […]
Fare paying passengers move to trains and taxis, with concessions set to outnumber them Fare-paying passengers may soon be outnumbered by those benefiting from Wales’ pioneering free travel scheme, launched 10 years ago.