On 2 December 2018, National Express Xplore Dundee put 14 new hi-spec SmartHybrid Alexander Dennis Enviro400s into service in a revised two-tone green livery. Richard Walter attended the official launch of the vehicles and spoke […]
Oxford has long been a challenging place to run buses, never more so than today, but as Oxford Bus Company Managing Director Phil Southall explained to Andy Izatt, while the political debate can sometimes be […]
Belle Vue Manchester’s Reece Deakins, Support Staff Gold Award winner at the UK Coach Awards, speaks to Angela Youngman about the challenges he has overcome to qualify as a mechanic Told at school that he […]
Claire Walters, CEO of Bus Users UK, asks whether cashless bus services can lead to patronage decline Congestion is clearly a growing problem for buses, and not just in London. While this has been the […]
A shakeup of how businesses and organisations report their business activity to HMRC is on the way and firms will, from April 2019, have to change their procedures to meet new regulatory demands, writes Adam […]
A top provider of courses and apprenticeships in vehicle restoration is asking the heritage bus and coach industry: “Tell us what you want!” The Oxfordshire-based Heritage Skills Academy can run short courses on any aspect […]
A Leyland National with a record of active preservation with Norfolk operators is now officially a ‘depot pet’ and smartly painted in the livery of King’s Lynn-based Lynx.
Nick Larkin reports on a novel scheme to promote classic bus hire London-based heritage operator has come up with an innovative new private hire scheme that could ‘revolutionise’ the market.
It’s now 10 years since the introduction of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence. Coach and bus drivers who drive for hire or reward must renew their Driver CPC status by completing 35 hours of […]