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Scottish Citylink announce service improvements in the Highlands

Posted on: 28 April 2017

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 partner to launch new routes

Posted on: 27 April 2017 and South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach Company Ltd to offer a series of new routes across England and Wales.

ScotRail introduces the ‘Gateway to Scotland’ ticket range

Posted on: 26 April 2017

Set to simplify customer experience and save money, ScotRail has introduced the new ‘Gateway to Scotland’ ticket range.

First York and TransPennine Express launch integrated student ticket

Posted on: 25 April 2017

First Group plc is utilising its bus and rail network to launch an integrated travel ticket for students in York.

Driverless technology receives government grant

Posted on: 24 April 2017

Business Secretary Greg Clark has announced that driverless technology will receive an Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF) grant.

Volvo and Heliox introduce new charging station for electric buses

Posted on: 21 April 2017

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

Posted on: 20 April 2017

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

Work to soon start on a new tram terminus in Milan

Posted on: 19 April 2017

The construction of the new tram terminus of Certosa in Milan will begin in the upcoming weeks will cost €18 million.

New Permanent Secretary appointed at the Department for Transport

Posted on: 19 April 2017

Bernadette Kelly has been appointed as the new Permanent Secretary at the DfT following Philip Rutnam’s move to the Home Office.

Luxembourg orders first Solaris bus

Posted on: 18 April 2017

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

National Express recognised for engineering excellence

Posted on: 17 April 2017

National Express engineers have been recognised for excellence with an Institute of Road Transport Engineers Certification Award.

Introducing Quantum – A revolutionary new approach to wheelchair and scooter securement on buses

Posted on: 17 April 2017

After boarding a bus, Quantum allows wheelchair and scooter passengers to position their chair and by simply pushing a button to secure themselves in a stable and safe rear-facing position without driver assistance. The process takes under 25 seconds...

New report shows the need for a better use of data in public transport

Posted on: 14 April 2017

According to a new report by TSC, innovation in transport is at risk because data is not being shared properly within the sector.

Stagecoach places £70 million order

Posted on: 13 April 2017

Stagecoach Group has announced that is has placed a £70 million order for a new fleet of 340 vehicles to be introduced in 2017/18.

Government funding awarded to driverless and low carbon projects across the UK

Posted on: 12 April 2017

£109.7 million of government and industry funding has been awarded to help develop the next generation of driverless and low-carbon vehicles.