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Bus News
Bus manufacturer Optare last week launched the Solo EV, what it claims is Britain’s first practical electric bus, at a demonstration event at... continue
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Other Columnist
By Tom Parker
Encouraging people to use the bus over the private car is the right thing to do. Making this choice reduces congestion, reduces pollution and is... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
A new environmental report commissioned by the Passenger Transport Executive Group has called for urban bus fleets to be modified or replaced if... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
“It is the duty of the secretary of state to ensure that the net UK carbon account for the year 2050 is at least 80% lower than the 1990... continue
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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
Ballymena-based bus manufacturer Wrightbus has announced that First has ordered 10 additional hybrid versions of its new Gemini 2 double deck... continue
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In brief
Alexander Dennis chief executive Colin Robertson has revealed that trials of its new hybrid bus models signed off by Transport for London last week... 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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In brief
Transport for London comissioner Peter Hendy was in Northern Ireland last week to preview Wrightbus’s new Gemini 2 hybrid-powered double deck... continue
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Bus News
Ballymena-based bus manufacturer WrightBus used the San Diego convention of the American Public Transport Association to take the wraps off its... continue
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Other Columnist
By George Muir
Whatever else it has done, the high oil price has certainly shone a spotlight on the advantages of public transport. Car travel flat, bus and rail... 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
CPT Scotland has completed a fact-finding trip to visit the Europa Bus Centre in Belfast and the Wrightbus facility in Ballymena, to find out more... continue
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Regular News
Faster progress on tram-trains is needed, according to director general of Centro PTE Geoff Inskip, who said the industry should not wait until the... continue
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In brief
London Midland debuted the new Parry People Mover at a family fun day in Tyseley which it hosted last week. The new PPM 60, due to go into service... continue
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Opinion
Light rail at last, seems to have found itself a spotlight on the passenger transport platform, not only within the industry but amongst the powers... continue
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Regular News
First Group chief executive Moir Lockhead has said that the next generation of the group’s ‘ftr’ urban travel concept will be... continue
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Regular News
National Express Group has called for dedicated coach lanes, greater spending on feeder services to complete transport networks and the introduction... continue
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