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New Senior Traffic Commissioner By Chris Peat -

New Senior Traffic Commissioner

Richard Turfitt has been appointed as the new Senior Traffic Commissioner by Transport Minister John Hayes. Currently the Traffic Commissioner for the East of England, he will begin his new role on 1 June 2017, taking...

New Senior Traffic Commissioner By Chris Peat -

New Senior Traffic Commissioner

Richard Turfitt has been appointed as the new Senior Traffic Commissioner by Transport Minister John Hayes. Currently the Traffic...

Stagecoach’s £70m orders By JD -

Stagecoach’s £70m orders

Stagecoach Group has announced new vehicle orders worth £70m. A new fleet of around 340 vehicles, most equipped with free Wi-Fi, will be...

‘Missing link’ nears completion By JD -

‘Missing link’ nears completion

A phased opening of a new seven mile section of the new M8 motorway between Newhouse and Baillieston is to start on 23 April 2017, five...

Mellor launching Strata at CV Show By JD -

Mellor launching Strata at CV Show

In addition to its Orion E electric bus, Mellor Coachcraft is launching its Strata HF bus with up to 19 seats at the Commercial Vehicle...

Stagecoach app spreads By Chris Peat -

Stagecoach app spreads

The Stagecoach app has now been rolled out to its South Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire operations. It allows passengers to buy weekly...

‘Anti-FlixBus’ decree cancelled By Chris Peat -

‘Anti-FlixBus’ decree cancelled

What has been dubbed the ‘anti-FlixBus’ decree in Italy has been cancelled, according to the operator. On 21 February 2017, the...

New multi-operator ticket By Chris Peat -

New multi-operator ticket

A new multi-operator ticket has been launched in the Staffordshire, Derbyshire and South Yorkshire area. Peak Plus Xtra is now available to...

Free TrawsCymru trial By Chris Peat -

Free TrawsCymru trial

Free weekend travel on TrawsCymru routes is to be trialled, according to the first Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones. Speaking during the...

Rotala revenue rises By Chris Peat -

Rotala revenue rises

In the year ended 30 November 2016, revenues for the Rotala group as a whole were £55m, up 8% (2015: £50.9m). Gross margins dipped...

TC urges genuine link with Transport Managers By Chris Peat -

TC urges genuine link with Transport Managers

East of England Traffic Commissioner, Richard Turfitt, has called on standard licence holders to make sure they can demonstrate a...

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