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Regular News
A potential takeover bid by Stagecoach is one of the explanations that has been offered for a rapid rise in National Express Group’s depressed... continue
Parking Review
Business News
Parking Review
Business News
NCP Services is rebranding itself as the NSL Services Group from 21 April, some two years since splitting from National Car Parks. The new name is... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach chief executive Brian Souter has expanded his personal business interests in New Zealand with the purchase of Auckland-based ferry... continue
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Letters to the Editor
As a member company of the Confederation of Passenger Transport and the former vice chairman CPT for the Welsh region, I am saddened by the view of... continue
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Opinion
At a time when thousands of jobs are being shed across the country, perhaps it is unsurprising that the suits at the Office of Fair Trading would... continue
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Regular News
Robert Jack
Britain’s bus industry has reacted with incredulity at the Office of Fair Trading’s decision to launch a market study into the supply of... continue
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Bus News
The Office of Fair Trading has announced that it is to investigate the recent purchases of Eastbourne Buses and Polegate-based Cavendish Motor... continue
Parking Review
Awards
Top political correspondent and, following Strictly Come Dancing, national treasure John Sergeant will be the host of this year’s British... continue
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Business Comment Lead Story
Two months ago, Transit posed the question: What do the Cosmen family really want? According to well-placed sources at National Express Group, they... continue
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Bus News
Preston Bus managing director Peter Bell has branded the sale of his company to rival Stagecoach as a “positive move” and said that the... continue
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Lead Story
By Robert Jack
Senior staff at National Express Group are tipping deputy chairman Jorge Cosmen to mount a bid for the company. The Cosmen family received 10% of... continue
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Business Comment
So Stagecoach has swooped in and has acquired south coast bus firm Cavendish Motor Services and promptly announced the business will be closed.... continue
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Bus News
Stagecoach has confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of Preston Bus for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition was approved by employee... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach has followed up its recent purchase of council-owned bus operator Eastbourne Buses with a deal to acquire local competitor Cavendish Motor... continue
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Bus News
A councillor in Eastbourne has lifted the lid on the extreme financial pressures that Eastbourne Buses was under in recent years. The sale of... continue
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Business Comment
PUBLIC transport in Britain has now been dominated by five passenger transport groups for more than a decade. During that decade there has been... continue
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Business Comment
The news that employee-owned Preston Bus is in talks to sell out to Stagecoach will no doubt be met with disbelief by much of the industry. After all... continue
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Regular Feature
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Bus News
Bus operator First Glasgow has entered the long distance intercity coach market with the purchase of the Scotland to London coach service of East... continue
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