Over 10 years, Managing Director Austin Blackburn has built Go-Coach Hire into Kent’s largest independent bus operation, but while he’s proud of what has been achieved, he knows that the operating environment is increasingly challenging […]
The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation on legally requiring bus operators to share their data, allowing passengers to access real-time information on bus routes, timetables and fares. Buses Minister Nusrat Ghani visited […]
Following the Prime Minister’s comments regarding local authorities’ responsibility for buses, The Transport Secretary suggested that Greater Manchester’s bus network won’t be fully franchised until 2023 Theresa May suggested in a recent PMQs that local […]
Bear Cross Bus Company will once again be running its 1950 Weymann-bodied Leyland PD2/3 on service in Bournemouth this summer, and its operator is planning to expand.
A 1953 AEC Regal IV half-deck airport coach is back in revenue earning use for the first time in more than 50 years.
Ninety year old Dennis is still earning its keep on summer service, as Nick Larkin reports
Lothian Country, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lothian, has today announced plans to expand its services to West Lothian – creating in excess of 65 new jobs. Beginning on Sunday 19 August, three new routes will […]
Spanish firm CAF – which predominantly manufactures railway components, equipment and trains – has entered into a deal to acquire Polish bus manufacturer Solaris. As part of its ‘Strategic Plan’, CAF sees the acquisition of […]
Following last week’s story (CBW1349) on the operator’s financial results, more details have emerged about Stagecoach’s forthcoming vehicle orders for 2018/19. Of the 267 vehicles set to be added to the fleet over the remainder […]
National Express Group has secured a €1 billion Moroccan bus contract, making it the nation’s largest transport operator. The group’s Spanish and Moroccan division, ALSA, has been awarded a major contract to operate buses in the […]