New coach operations are rare these days, but, still in his mid-20s, Dan Trent started his just last year. He has taken a very personal approach to developing his new venture, which is already being […]
One of the themes of this year’s Transport Ticketing Global conference was mobile ticketing. Are traditional tickets – and ticket machines – soon to be a thing of the past? Peter Jackson reports from day […]
Alan Payling shares some fond memories of vehicles that he’s driven that all had to be handled with great care and skill – and reveals how he missed out on being a film star
At the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) Annual Dinner on 31 January 2019, Martin Dean gave his second speech as CPT President after agreeing to continue in the role for a second term. CPT Restructure […]
Sitting squarely in the mid-market, the Beulas Cygnus has become a firm favourite with many operators. The attractive combination of a bespoke specification and the reliability of its DAF engine is prompting operators to take […]
Compressed natural gas and electric power are making inroads into the bus market, but what is there in the way of alternative fuel for coaches? Richard Simpson finds out An unfortunate consequence of the Dieselgate […]
Empress Coaches of Hastings is still operating what is believed to be the last example of a pioneering low-floor minibus design in service – which could be available to a good preservation home.
Running heritage vehicles definitely makes being in the coach and bus industry more fun, says the Managing Director of a South Coast operator celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Empress Coaches of Hastings has just […]