Bus & Coach - Articles and news items

Scottish Citylink announce service improvements in the Highlands

Industry news  •  28 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Scottish Citylink has announced service improvements for customers in the Highlands with the introduction of a revised timetable.

South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach Company Ltd and megabus.com partner to launch new routes

Industry news  •  27 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

megabus.com and South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach Company Ltd to offer a series of new routes across England and Wales.

Volvo and Heliox introduce new charging station for electric buses

Industry news  •  21 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Volvo Buses and Heliox introduce charging station so electric buses and charging stations from different manufacturers can be used together.

40 new Urbino 18 buses ordered for the Dutch market

Industry news  •  20 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

One of the largest transport companies in the Netherlands, Connexxion has ordered 40 new Solaris Urbino 18 articulated buses.

Luxembourg orders first Solaris bus

Industry news  •  18 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Sales-Lentz, one of the largest private public transport providers in Luxembourg, has ordered the first Solaris bus for its fleet.

National Express awarded gold standard in RoSPA awards

Industry news  •  11 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

For the third year, National Express UK Coach has been recognised by the RoSPA with a gold award in recognition of excellence in safety.

Scottish green buses get £3 million

Industry news  •  7 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

Transport Minister Humza Yousaf has announced a further £3 million in funding towards the purchase of low carbon emission buses.

Facing the future head-on: How First Bus is combating tough times in the bus industry by investing in new, green vehicle technologies

Transport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  6 April 2017  •  Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of First Bus

Giles Fearnley, Managing Director of First Bus, discusses how First Bus is investing in new, green vehicle technologies.

The future of bus transfers?

Industry news  •  5 April 2017  •  Eurotransport

To make airport bus transfers a more attractive option, Amadeus is announcing new partnerships with Distribusion and Betterez.

All aboard for the latest technology on Hampshire’s buses

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.

Arriva appoints a new Strategy and Development Director

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.

New Volvo bus for operator Brent Thomas

Industry news  •  8 March 2017  •  Rachael Harper

Welsh-based tour operator, Brent Thomas Coaches, has taken delivery of a new Volvo B11R 9700 coach to add to its 15-strong fleet.

SMMT figures reveal UK new bus & coach market increased by 8 percent in 2016

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.

Charleroi and Namur order 90 electric hybrid buses and 12 charging stations

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.

UK bus popularity increases thanks to greener, better connected services

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.