‘Roaring success’ at Oxford Tube as capacity to increase

Stagecoach reports its Oxford Tube service is a ‘roaring success’ and is to increase capacity. The boost to services will require more coaches added to the service. The scheduled coach service, operated between Oxford and London, is seeing strong demand, according to the operator. It reports demand in weekends in particular is ‘very high’. The […]

Ticketer’s Next Generation ETM rolled out on Bee Network

Ticketer’s latest electronic ticketing machine (ETM) is now being used on Greater Manchester’s Bee Network. Ticketer’s Next Generation ETM, along with the Ticketer Smart Gateway, are now being used on the Bee Network, Greater Manchester’s franchised transport network that launched on Sunday (24 September 2023). Ticketer and Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) have launched the […]

Las Vegas factory to assemble Enviro500s

Alexander Dennis has appointed Big Rig Manufacturing as contract manufacturing partner to meet resurging interest in the Enviro500 double-decker in North America. Big Rig Manufacturing is a subsidiary of Big Rig Collision Group, a leading provider of truck, bus and motorcoach accident repairs in Canada and the United States. Starting next year, it will assemble […]

Drivers descend on Manchester ready for Bee Network launch

Experienced Go-Ahead bus drivers have travelled from across Britain to take part in Sunday’s Bee Network bus launch in Manchester. Yellow-branded Bee Network buses will begin on Sunday morning on 50 routes in and around Bolton and Wigan, the first stage in Greater Manchester’s franchised bus network. Go North West has borrowed 85 drivers from […]

Mountain Goat is Sightseeing Operator of the Year

Cumbria-based Mountain Goat Tours has been crowned Sightseeing Operator of the Year in the UKinbound Awards for Excellence. UKinbound is a trade association that represents the interests of the UK’s inbound tourism industry. Its annual Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner saw awards presented in front of 350 tourism and hospitality professionals at Belfast City Hall. […]

Flix journeys up 53% on 2022

Journeys made on transport technology specialist Flix‘s services has risen dramatically since last year, according to its half-year figures for the first six months of 2023. From January until the end of June 2023, more than 36 million passengers worldwide travelled with FlixBus, FlixTrain, Greyhound, and Kamil Koç, equivalent to a 53% increase versus 2022. […]


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