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Bus News
By Rhodri Clark
Bus operators will be billed hundreds of pounds for updated information each time they change a commercial route mid-term under new rules devised by... continue
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In brief
Reading Transport has announced a deal with coach operator Stewarts of Mortimer to transfer its Goldline private hire operations. The council-owned... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
Stagecoach is believed to be in negotiations to acquire the bus operations of long established firm Bullock’s of Cheadle. Although the... continue
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Bus News
The Traffic Commissioner for Wales, Nick Jones, has accused veteran bus entrepreneur Clayton Jones of being “argumentative” and... continue
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Regular News
Two directors of Manchester bus operator UK North have been jailed after being found guilty at Manchester Crown Court of conspiring to create false... continue
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Bus News
By Rhodri Clark
The Office of Fair Trading this week issued an invitation to comment on the deal between Arriva and Welsh independent KMP which saw the latter... continue
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Ben Colson
You can always tell when summer is coming. Two of the main transport plcs publish upbeat annual accounts and financial statements, and the only thing... continue
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Business Comment
AND so it would seem that another long established, and respected, bus operator is about the change hands with talks between Stagecoach and... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
STAGECOACH HAS been accused of trying to “kill off” Preston Bus in a debate secured in parliament by a local MP. It follows increasingly... continue
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In brief
A strike planned by staff at Stagecoach’s former London bus operations was suspended last week after the firm, owned by Australian investment... continue
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Bus News
By Andrew Garnett
THE?ISSUE?of increasing European legislation on the rural bus networks of Britain was back under the microscope last week when Radio 4’s You... continue
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In Passing
Colourful entrepreneur Clayton Jones has been sorely missed by local media in South Wales since he sold Shamrock Travel to Veolia last year, but he... continue
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Bus News Lead Story
By Andrew Garnett
NORTH WEST traffic commissioner Beverley Bell has angrily rejected claims made by Stagecoach that her decision to call the group’s north west... continue
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Bus News
Cardiff Bus has announced that it has entered preliminary discussions with property developer PMG Estates that could see it move its depot to a new... continue
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Business Comment
IT is deeply ironic that Arriva has decided to purchase Heathrow-based bus and coach ‘mini group’ Tellings Golden Miller. Not only is it... continue
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Business Monitor
WELLGLADE, the parent company of the Trent and Barton bus companies, and one of the last remaining management-owned former NBC companies in the... continue
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Regular News
The festive season may have brought many public transport services to a halt across Britain, however, in some areas operators and PTEs endeavoured to... continue
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People
Melvyn Hopwood has stepped down as head of communications of Trent Barton, after 37 years with the company.  Hopwood started as a conductor in... continue
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Bus News
By Rhodri Clark
Bus operators are complaining of poor service from the centralised licensing structure established in 2006 by VOSA. One North Wales independent may... continue
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Bus News
Eastbourne Borough Council last month held a second confidential members meeting to discuss the rumoured sale of its arms-length Eastbourne Buses... continue
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