Bus & Coach - Articles and news items
Industry news • 23 March 2017 • Hampshire County Council
Finding the right change for a bus fare will soon be a thing of the past in Hampshire, as the County Council and bus operators First, Go South Coast and Stagecoach have pledged to bring forward investment in contactless payment technology.
Industry news • 14 March 2017 • Rachael Harper
Arriva, one of Europe’s largest transport companies has announced that Stuart Cockburn has been appointed as the Group’s Strategy and Development Director.
Industry news • 13 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
New figures published by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) reveal the new bus and coach market grew by 8 percent in the UK during 2016.
Industry news • 10 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Public transport operator TEC Group has placed an order for 90 electric hybrid buses and 12 charging solutions for Charleroi and Namur.
Industry news • 9 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A LowCVP report suggests bus usage in UK towns and cities is increasing thanks to greener, more convenient and better connected services.
Eurotransport’s regular blogger Graham Ellis explains why it’s important to implement efficient and sustainable alternative fuels over the short, medium and long term.
Industry news • 2 February 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Operator Stagecoach is to trial a high-frequency transport solution known as ‘Little & Often’ which will offer a new turn-up-and-go travel product for local people.
Industry news • 18 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
Operator FirstGroup has revealed an increase in its use of alternative fuels and latest-generation bus engines across the company’s fleet in 2016.
Industry news • 16 January 2017 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
The city of Värnamo in southern Sweden has placed an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses in order to create a sustainable public transport system.
29 June 2017, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Over 300 delegates from across Europe are expected to attend the 2017 edition of European Bus Forum. Eurotransport’s fifth annual bus dedicated conference will facilitate debate on operational strategy and vehicle specification for European bus operators and manufacturers. The conference brings together key stakeholders from bus operating companies, together with local authorities, Passenger Transport Executives and vehicle manufacturers, to present bus investment and development plans and case studies, and share best practice in delivering efficient and cost effective bus services…
Industry news • 14 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A new report published by Greener Journeys suggests improving local bus services in the UK would boost employment and improve income helping to reduce social deprivation.
Industry news • 9 December 2016 • Katie Sadler, Eurotransport
A bus service featuring wireless bus stop charging has begun operating in regular urban traffic in Södertälje, Sweden.