Second university contract for Travel de Courcey

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Second university contract for Travel de Courcey Travel de Courcey has won a new contract with the University of Warwick to provide coach and bus hire services.

The operator will transport students, staff, visitors and conference delegates locally, nationally and internationally in the second major contract it has been awarded this year by the university. An earlier contract which commenced on April 4, 2011, saw the operator introduce 20 new services linking Coventry districts to the university’s main campus.

The bus hire services will support the university’s Green Travel Plan by fulfilling its requirements in providing park and ride transport for important graduation ceremonies and open days.

Bob Wildman, general manager of Travel de Courcey, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this latest contract by the University of Warwick, which makes us the university’s bus operator of choice and a preferred coach supplier.

“It builds on the supplier partnership which we have developed with the university in recent years and, in particular, in helping to deliver its Green Travel Plan and to support its on-going commitment to reducing its carbon footprint.”

Graham Hine, transport manager at the University of Warwick, said: “The contracts awarded to Travel de Courcey were subject to a competitive tender process and suppliers had to demonstrate value for money while meeting strict quality and customer service criteria.

“Travel de Courcey ticked all the boxes and we are delighted to have been able to award the contracts to an established and highly-respected local operator.