Coaches

Rising to the occasion

Jonathan Welch looks at a Jonckheere JHV converted to PSVAR specification and available from Irizar’s new UK Sales Centre Whether you like it or loathe it, agree or disagree, PSVAR is here and operators wanting […]

Coaches

Eclectic mix

When David Bell visited South Wales in late summer 1993 he took the opportunity to record the eclectic mix of operators and vehicles then serving the area. The deregulated competitive market created by the 1985 […]

Coaches

Same but different

Chris Goodman is no stranger to starting his own business, having operated Aardvark Coaches for a decade and a half. But starting a consultancy business in the midst of a global pandemic is an entirely […]

Coaches

Top of the tree

Carvers Coaches has taken Scania coaches for a number of years, and has just added three more to its fleet. Peter Jackson learns why the Swedish manufacturer is its first choice Located in the industrial […]

Coaches

Premium in pink

Jonathan Welch looks at the latest offering from MOBIpeople, its new MAN-based Premium high-specification touring coach, the first of which has been delivered to Anthony’s Travel Anthony’s Travel of Runcorn is no stranger to uncommon […]

Coaches

Blyth Spirit

In mid-August, despite the air of doom that surrounded the industry, Irizar took the bold step to press ahead with the opening of its new UK Sales Centre. Jonathan Welch paid a visit to see […]

Coaches

Easy access

The Yutong TC9 is one of Pelican Bus and Coach’s success stories, but as Richard Sharman found out in a test drive just prior to the Covid-19 lockdown measures beginning, improvements have been made to […]

Coaches

Safe & Sound

Jonathan Welch visits a small operator that makes a lot of noise: Rochdale-based brass band specialist Sounds Travel I have to admit that until the first Honk for Hope event at Lightwater Valley this summer, […]