Following the launch of the Coventry park-and-ride service featuring three new battery-electric Optare Versa buses (CBW1041 cover story) Travel de Courcey has has taken a further environmental step by setting up a full commercial trial […]
After years of pressure from CPT and many other organisations, the Government has come up with a proposed way of ending pointless and repetitive Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) checks, which hit both operators and councils.
Work on the Bath Transportation Package can now begin after final approval from Local Transport Minister Norman Baker. It was one of the schemes given funding last year as part of the Spending Review. Completion […]
OFT referral for 30-bus, 10-route operation puts existing jobs and network at risk in Barnstaple Stagecoach is no longer proceeding with its proposed acquisition of FirstGroup’s North Devon operations following the OFT’s announcement that it is […]
Bus worked throughout Euro 2012 football tournament with no failures POLAND The Solaris Urbino electric bus has successfully completed its first period of regular daily passenger service. For three weeks during the Euro 2012 football […]
Cardiff Bus MD David Brown resigned on July 6 as the company was fined over£90,000 for illegally driving rival 2Travel off the road. Directors for 2Travel (in liquidation) had asked the Competition Appeals Tribunal (CAT) […]
Trolleybuses are set to return to Leeds after Transport Secretary Justine Greening approved £250m for the public transport system. The so-called New Generation Transport scheme delivering the UK’s first modern electric trolleybus system, takes the […]
Launch is most recent of £4m investment in East Scotland fleet improvements Stagecoach has further enhanced its environmental credentials with the introduction of hybrid dieselelectric buses in Aberdeen.