The Welsh Government has released new proposals for the nation’s bus services, including raising the age at which passengers can obtain a free bus pass. Currently, over-60s are eligible for free travel on buses under […]
Around 650 Arriva North East drivers halted plans to strike on Sunday 16 December to vote on a revised pay offer, after talks between management and the Unite union.
Since 2010, National Express has been working alongside Transaid and its partners to deliver essential, life-saving work in sub-Saharan Africa. Employees from National Express first began delivering professional driver training as part of Transaid’s programmes […]
The European Tourism Association (ETOA) has harshly criticised plans by Rome’s tourism authorities to reduce coach access to the city centre by 65%, saying it will inflict a ‘body blow’ to the group leisure tourism […]
A popular heritage vehicle in the Spratts Coaches fleet was WL0685, a 1959 Bedford SB3 with Duple bodywork which had been new to Currie of Bexleyheath, Kent.
The company has invested over £9m in the region since 2016. Stagecoach South West has invested £2.5m in a fleet of 14 new Alexander Dennis Ltd (ADL) Enviro200 MMC single-decker buses in Exeter. The buses, […]
A longstanding Norfolk operator is due to cease trading at the end of 2018 – the owners citing difficulty in recruiting drivers as one of the main factors in the decision.
Nick Larkin highlights how the major operator in the West Midlands is planning to mark a half- century anniversary
Chris Wales, Chief Executive of the Coach Tourism Association (CTA), recently passed away after a brief battle with cancer. A well-known and much loved face in the coach tourism business, Chris, also a cherished partner, […]
Christmas markets are a staple of most coach operators’ festive day trip programmes. Whilst passengers are likely to have an enjoyable day, what’s it like for the driver, and can high coach parking charges be […]