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Pennine priority

Blazefield’s Blackburn Bus Company is delighted with the £40m Pennine Reach project, delivered in partnership with two local authorities, which has revolutionised roadside infrastructure, helping traffic flow and included the construction of two new bus […]

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A blazing fleet

There’s a relatively high degree of standardisation within the Transdev Blazefield fleet. Older single-deckers are heavy-duty Volvos, either B10BLEs and B7RLEs while the majority of double-deckers are also Volvos, a mix of B7TLs, B9TLs and […]

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Bang on the money

Newly appointed Financial Director Nadean McNaught and her predecessor Jim Wallace explained to Elizabeth Howlett why being an FD at Transdev Blazefield isn’t all about numbers  I met with the new Transdev Blazefield Financial Director […]

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Fusions for the future

Marketing and Communications Manager, Ben Mansfield and Group Projects and Operations Manager, Alan Isherwood discuss the future of ticketing and upcoming projects with Elizabeth Howlett  I sat down with Ben and Alan in the Harrogate […]

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Refocusing Blazefield

Gareth Evans talks to Alex Hornby, CEO of Transdev Blazefield about his two years in the business to date, the changes, challenges and opportunities As we talk over a welcome strong coffee in his office […]

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Engineer trailblazing

Gordon Irvine has been Transdev Engineering Director UK Bus for three and half years. He talks to Andy Izatt about his career and the breadth of engineering expertise he now has responsibility for at Transdev […]

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Arriva revenues increase

Arriva has released annual results for the year ended December 31, 2016, showing growth of 5.2% on the prior year, representing revenues in excess of €5bn (£4.32bn). Earnings before tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) remained […]

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Introducing Transdev Blazefield

Gareth Evans sets the scene for this issue’s superfeature on Transdev Blazefield, a 400-bus operation which stretches across the Pennines Blazefield is synonymous with brands such as Witchway, the 36 and Coastliner like Cadbury is […]