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Bus News
Paris-based transport group RATP is looking for new expansion opportunities in the UK after taking ownership of 880-vehicle London United Buses and... continue
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BRT Report
Jim Bradley
Haven’t we all been there? At a dinner party, mentioning what job we do, and waiting for the reactions to come: “I gave up using public... continue
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Reflections
A change of strategic thinking at FirstGroup is not only illustrated by its approach in the London tendered bus market, but by its sale of its... continue
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Viewpoint
Peter Wiltshire
Katarynza is a ‘Store Colleague’ for Boots. You can see her on the careers website (www.boots.jobs/stores/ roles/store-colleagues/).... continue
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Bus News
Plymouth City Council and local bus operators have signed a commitment to improve the reliability and punctuality of bus services throughout the... continue
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Articles
Why is he on the list? Morgan and his business partner, Brian King, have turned East Midlands bus operator Trent Barton into one of the... continue
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In brief
Transport information websites saw a huge surge in the number of visitors as the public sought information our journeys. The website of Metro, the... continue
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In brief
In spite of very difficult conditions, including black ice and snow of up to about a foot on the ground, bus company Trent Barton estimated that... continue
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Environment Lead Story
Robert Jack
In anticipation of growing demand for hybrid-powered buses in the UK and Europe, BAE Systems has invested around £7m in a state-of-the-art... continue
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Bus News
The ranks of independent bus operators in the UK have been further diminished with the news that Arriva Midlands has acquired Potteries-based Wardle... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
The UK bus industry celebrated another year of delivery and enterprise yesterday, despite the continuing challenges of the economic situation, the... continue
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End of the line
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. And it would seem that one Belgian coach operator obviously holds Aberdeen-based FirstGroup in high... continue
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The Product
For supporters of smartcard ticketing, progress towards introducing it on local bus services has been painfully slow. However, the last month saw new... continue
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Letters
Leon Daniels, London
We’ve had another Underground strike so here is a story from nearly 20 years ago with a moral... In 1984 when I started London Pride... continue
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Market Lead Story
Operators, consultants and local authorities have painted an apocalyptic vision of the impact on bus networks from forthcoming changes to the English... continue
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Bus News
Perth-based Stagecoach is to make a remarkable return to bus operation in London with the surprise £52m cash purchase of East London Bus... continue
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Bus News
Independent Scottish bus operator McGill’s has completed the goodwill acquisition of two of Renfrewshire’s local bus operators; Fairway... continue
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Bus News
The Department for Transport has announced the winners for the second round of the Green Bus Fund. The scheme aims to encourage and help bus... continue
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Bus News
Independent Scottish bus operator McGill’s has completed the goodwill acquisition of two of Renfrewshire’s local bus operators; Fairway... continue
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