Editor’s Blog

Shelling out for Oyster

Shelling out for Oyster

By Mark Williams -

It took me a few years to work out that the best way to get around central London is the bus. The tipping point was travelling...

ULEZ – we don’t want special treatment but fair treatment

ULEZ – we don’t want special treatment but fair treatment

By Mark Williams -

If Sadiq Khan gets his way, as it seems he will, the Ultra Low Emission Zone will force thousands of coach tourists and visitors...

Feet under the table

Feet under the table

By Mark Williams -

Mark Williams finds himself with a new 'baby' to love and...

Size matters

Size matters

By David Cole -

There is a rather tongue in cheek promotional campaign on many of Berlin’s buses at the moment, particularly the large batch of...

All quiet on the 98

All quiet on the 98

By David Cole -

After visiting the VCS85 event, I took the opportunity to sample the BYD double deckers that Metroline are running on TfL route...

Will the lights stay on?

Will the lights stay on?

By David Cole -

Reading ‘Die Welt’ over breakfast on my way back from Nuremberg, I was alarmed by an article which implied that Germany was...

Passenger’s perspective

Passenger’s perspective

By Chris Peat -

Bus and Coach Buyer often shares news of bus and coach operations and other technicalities within the industry, however,...

Own Goal?

Own Goal?

By David Cole -

A few evenings ago, I drove along the A647 in the evening rush hour, a road that has seen significant investment in the past...

Berlin – can we learn anything?

Berlin – can we learn anything?

By Bus & Coach Buyer -

After IAA and Innotrans, I spent a few days exploring Berlin and sampling various aspects of its transport system. Late in the...

The bus doesn’t matter

The bus doesn’t matter

By David Cole -

I was in Manchester this afternoon when waiting to cross the road near Piccadilly Gardens, a van pulled up. A man in a yellow...

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