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Quality Partnership for Bristol

Bristol City Council intends to use the proposed Quality Partnership Scheme (QPS) to “put the power back in customers’ hands” and force bus operators to compensate passengers if services are late. Tim Kent, cabinet councillor […]

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ATCO Winter Conference

The Association of Transport Coordinating Officers (ATCO) winter conference is to be held on November 24 this year, on the theme of travel behaviour and prospects for its change. The ATCO describe this as “a […]

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NCT Trojan bus quashes vandalism

Nottingham City Transport’s (NCT) ‘Trojan bus’ has cut bus vandalism by 42% since its launch in 2008. The bus, which appears to be an ordinary service, is equipped with toughened glass windows, and carries plain […]

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22 new buses for Arriva in Luton

Arriva the Shires has taken the delivery of 22 buses in a multimillion pound investment. Nine of the buses are for the 310 service operating between Ware and Waltham Cross, which have been branded as […]

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Stagecoach South boosts Gold service

Stagecoach South has introduced more buses for commuters on its existing Goldline route which provides rail links and rebranded it as ‘Stagecoach Gold’ name. The route provides links to rail services from Aldershot, Farnborough, Frimley, […]

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Lothian Buses Launches hybrid fleet

Lothian Buses launched its £5m hybrid double decker fleet on Sunday (September 11). The arrival of the 15 hybrids saw Edinburgh become the first city in Scotland to operate a fleet of this kind. Setting […]

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Centro consults on Birmingham SQP

Ian Mack, MD of The Green Bus urges Centro to act with extreme caution Scheme should not be anticompetitive, says The Green Bus MD Centro and Birmingham City Council are proposing a Statutory Quality Partnership […]