NatEx and BlaBlaCar Bus join forces

National Express and European coach operator BlaBlaCar Bus have formed a new partnership to create a link to Paris from hundreds of UK destinations via London Victoria Coach Station. John Boughton, Commercial Director at National Express, said: “We’re pleased to be partnering with BlaBlaCar Bus to reinstate our presence in Europe following the pandemic, connecting […]

First London order for Alexander Dennis’ next gen’ buses

Alexander Dennis has today confirmed the first order from a London operator for its next-generation electric buses. Stagecoach is to receive 24 Enviro100EV small buses and 17 Enviro400EV double-deckers in early 2025 for TfL routes. The next generation of Alexander Dennis electric buses meets the latest iterations of TfL’s pioneering Bus Safety Standard. Alexander Dennis […]

Transport Secretary starts ‘bus revolution’ in Greater Manchester

Transport Secretary, Louise Haigh, is to visit Greater Manchester today (11 July 2024) to begin what the government describes as the ‘bus revolution’. She is to pledge to support every community to take back control of buses through franchising or public ownership. She is to meet with the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, to […]

New bus Bill proposed as First Minister announces public transport shake up

A new bus Bill has been proposed by the Wales First Minister. This would see moving the bus industry in Wales away from a privatised system. Speaking at the Senedd, Wales First Minister, Vaughan Gething, said: “This Government will radically shake up the way the public transport system works in Wales, including legislating for a new […]


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