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Bus News
By Robert Jack
Transport for London has restated its commitment to a major expansion of hybrid-powered buses. Following the election of Boris Johnson as major of... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
Transport for London has restated its commitment to a major expansion of hybrid-powered buses. Following the election of Boris Johnson as major of... continue
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Bus News
Andrew Brian has stepped down as chief executive of bus manufacturer Optare citing "personal and family reasons". Transit understands that... continue
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Stockwatch
It was another fortnight of woe unfortunately for our portfolio of transport stocks, with National Express most exposed with a 10% slide in its stock... continue
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In brief
Bus builder Optare has confirmed that it will contribute 53 vehicles as part of Arriva’s 2009 fleet renewal programme (Transit November 7).... continue
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In brief
Bournemouth-based Transdev Yellow Buses placed an order for 11 Optare Tempo buses at this week’s Euro Bus Expo show in Birmingham. The deals... continue
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Bus News
All of the major UK manufacturers demonstrated their new hybrid vehicle products at this week’s Euro Bus Expo show in Birmingham. While... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
AIM-listed bus manufacturer Optare took the wraps off the Rapta, its new concept integral double deck bus at the Euro Bus Expo show in Birmingham... continue
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People
David Stonehouse has joined the Optare board as a non-executive director. Currently chief executive of IT services Supplier Technology Group, and was... continue
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Stockwatch
Well it looked like things could not possibly get worse on the stock market, but the last fortnight has proven that things certainly can. Despite US... continue
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Bus News
AIM-listed bus manufacturer Optare has disclosed interim results that reveal the business made a pre-tax loss of over £2.5m in the six months... continue
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Bus News
AIM-listed bus manufacturer  Optare has announced that it is to close its Rotherham factory as part of a shake-up of the business in the wake of... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
Optare founder Russell Richardson has severed his links with the bus manufacturer after it’s acquisition by Jamesstan Investments and... continue
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Bus News
SPT, the Regional Transport Partnership for the west of Scotland, is to fund the conversion of two buses from conventional power to hybrid power,... continue
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Stockwatch
Once again there is positive news to report. Arriva’s interim results gave a boost to our portfolio of transport stocks and the announcement... continue
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Bus News
Arriva North East has relaunched its Darlington bus network in a move that marks the completion of the integration of the former Stagecoach... continue
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Bus News
Council-owned bus operator Lothian Buses has placed orders for 60 new vehicles with Ballymena-based manufacturer Wrightbus and has introduced the... continue
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In brief
Hybrid bus technology firm Traction Technology plc has placed its operating subsidiary, Traction Technology (UK) Ltd, into creditors’ voluntary... continue
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In brief
Blackburn-based bus manufacturer Optare, which now also encompasses the former Darwen Group business, has announced that its has won orders for 94... continue
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In brief
Optare has refused to comment on speculation that it is investigating ways of consolidating its newly enlarged business, which could include a large... continue
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