Bus News

First Bus smart ticketing programme shortli...

Dec 13, 2018Comments off

First Bus, one of the UK’s largest bus operators, has been shortlisted for a global award for its smart ticketing programme. Over the past year

Bus firm fined £2.3m for Coventry death cr...

Nov 27, 2018Comments off

Midland Red (South) Ltd, part of the Stagecoach group, has been fined £2.3m for significant health & safety failings after allowing Kailash Chander to continue

ADL launches Enviro400XLB 100-seater for Lo...

Nov 19, 2018Comments off

The rollout of a fleet of 42 new Enviro400XLB-bodied Volvo B8Ls will begin in January 2019 Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has unveiled the brand new

Shepherd’s Bush connects with greener fut...

Nov 16, 2018Comments off

A fleet of environmentally-friendly buses are operating from Shepherd’s Bush bus garage, thanks to a new electricity connection. UK Power Networks has completed work at

Creative Mediafleet flies in to deliver hi-...

Nov 13, 2018Comments off

Fleet graphics and branding specialist Mediafleet has expanded its business partnership with Europcar (part of Europcar Mobility Group), by winning a contract to design, manufacture

First Bus improve customer experience with ...

Nov 09, 2018Comments off

First Bus is committed to driving change within the bus industry and as part of this campaign has changed the use of the messaging space

Buses – now here’s the good new...

Nov 02, 2018Comments off

To the extent that there is any media coverage of buses, it tends to be bad news. The stories are about cuts in services leaving

First Manchester announces proposal to clos...

Oct 29, 2018Comments off

First Manchester has announced a proposal which could see its Rusholme Depot close, with staff, services and vehicles relocated to other depots in the Manchester

Alexander Dennis secures Berlin Enviro500 c...

Oct 29, 2018Comments off

The framework contract from BVG is for a minimum of 70 buses, though up to 430 could be ordered to a value of £194m Alexander

TfL launches Bus Safety Standard to elimina...

Oct 18, 2018Comments off

Transport for London (TfL) has launched its Bus Safety Standard (BSS), which includes a raft of measures it hopes will spell an end to bus

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