John McNicholas - Articles and news items

New fleet of buses for Sandwell under Partnership Plus

Industry news  •  19 August 2014  •  Centro

A £9 million fleet of more than 50 brand new buses is to hit the road in Sandwell…

Coventry families urged to get smart on bus fare

Industry news  •  25 October 2013  •  Centro

“…we hope this new Swift smartcard can offer a little financial help as well as making bus travel even easier and more convenient.”

First tram of new £40 million fleet unveiled

Industry news  •  16 October 2013  •  Centro

The new trams will go into service on the existing Metro route between Birmingham and Wolverhampton…

New Coventry buses welcomed by Centro chairman

Industry news, News  •  5 August 2013  •  Centro

Passengers in Coventry are to benefit from a fleet of 33 brand new buses…

NXWM and Centro sign £81m deal to transform bus travel

Industry news, News  •  3 July 2013  •  Centro

London-style smartcards and hundreds of new buses form part of a wide-ranging transport package worth more than £80m…

Birmingham’s HS2 station must deliver direct services to Europe

Industry news, News  •  25 June 2013  •  Centro

Members of the region’s transport authority say Birmingham’s city centre high speed station must be world class…

Hat trick of awards for milestone Centro projects

Industry news, News  •  3 May 2013  •  Centro

Centro is celebrating a hat-trick of awards for two milestone projects…

All night bus service boost for workers and job seekers

Industry news, News  •  18 March 2013  •  Centro

Shift workers, job seekers and even holiday-makers are set to benefit from a new, 24 hour bus service…

Pool Meadow Bus Station second access formally opened

Industry news, News  •  5 February 2013  •  Centro

A new access into Coventry’s Pool Meadow Bus Station has been formally opened…

Agreement underpins tram improvements

Industry news, News  •  18 December 2012  •  Centro

A £130 million package of improvements for passengers on the Midland Metro has been underpinned…

Partnership agreement launches new Sandwell network

Industry news, News  •  23 October 2012  •  Centro

Bus users in and around Sandwell will see a host of improvements thanks to a major partnership agreement…