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Obituary: Mark Boon

Mark Boon, 52, former proprietor of Essex-based Boon’s Coaches, and only son of the late Ruby and Hector Boon, died suddenly on January 19. Boon’s Coaches was founded by Mark’s father, Hector. Mark joined his […]

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Nat Ex dedicates coach to councillor

On January 27, 2012, Lewes MP Norman Baker and National Express unveiled a special surprise for a local councillor – a coach dedicated to his commitment to Polegate and the Wealden area. Cllr Roy Martin […]

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DFDS adds Dover to Calais service

DFDS Seaways has announced it will start a new service from Dover to Calais from February 17, allowing coach operators to keep their options open when choosing a cross-channel route. The new route, in partnership […]

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Rosco sponsors new coach award

ROSCO, the Road Operators’ Safety Council, is sponsoring a new award, to be presented for the first time at the UK Coach Awards in Manchester on April 19. The ROSCO award will go to the […]

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Yelloway buys B&S

Yelloway Motor Services of Oldham has acquired B&S Coaches, based in Todmorden. The take over has allowed cofounder Margaret Boulton to retire after over 50 years in the business.

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Eagle visits Birmingham Coach Station

Shadow transport secretary Maria Eagle recently visited Birmingham’s £15m coach station. Eagle caught the 37 bus route, with Peter Coates, MD of National Express Bus, from Corporation Street to Birmingham Coach Station – a journey […]

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Greys website goes mobile

Renowned family-run Cambridgeshire coach operator Grey’s of Ely has launched a new website specifically built as a mobile site. It will run alongside the award-winning full version, but enables users easier access to key information […]

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CTC Coach Holiday Conference

Event this year held at Queen Hotel in Chester, with fam visits to the surrounding area ‘How investing in people can help build partnerships to transform business’ is the theme for the 2012 Coach Holiday […]

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Phoenix Holidays in administration

Tour operator Phoenix Travel, based in Gloucestershire, has been placed in administration. The coach travel company, which was formed in 2008 after the collapse of previous tour operator Travelscope, specialised in ski holidays, coach tours […]