Wrightbus launches Oxfordshire repower business

Wrightbus has launched NewPower – a repower facility for diesel buses based at the former headquarters of Arrival, the ill-fated EV business. NewPower aims to speed up the decarbonisation process by eradicating diesel powertrains in older fleets at a substantially lower price than a new battery-electric bus. It is focused on fitting its tailored electric […]

Salisbury Reds running Summer Solstice service

Go-Ahead-owned Salisbury Reds is running a special service transporting people to the Summer Solstice celebrations at Stone Henge today. The operator’s 333 bus service will leave Salisbury from New Canal, stand U and Salisbury Rail station between 6.30pm and 1am tomorrow, returning from Stonehenge between 4am and 10am on Friday. A Solstice journey discount is […]

New hydrogen bus project now moving into manufacturing phase

Bramble Energy says the ‘Hydrogen Bus’ project it is working on has reached a crucial milestone. The cleantech and hydrogen fuel-cell technology specialist is working on the Hydrogen Electric Integrated Drivetrain Initiative (HEIDI) in partnership with Equipmake, Aeristech and the University of Bath. The goal is to develop a first-of-its-kind hydrogen double-decker integrating Bramble Energy’s […]

FIRST GLIMPSE: Transdev Blazefield reveals first of 19 Enviro400EVs

Transdev Blazefield has revealed the first of 19 Alexander Dennis Enviro 400EVs for its iconic Harrogate and District 36 service between Leeds, Harrogate and Ripon. They are equipped for opportunity charging to maximise availability on the 30 mile interurban route, using the rapid chargers at Harrogate bus station where an additional pantograph charger has been […]

Ardent’s ‘pink noise’ hearing loop gets Deaf Action endorsement

Safety systems specialist Ardent has had its induction loop system endorsed by charity Deaf Action. The company’s ClearConnect induction loop system has received endorsement from the charity for the incorporation of pink noise. The product, launched in January 2024, has been specifically engineered to enhance the travel experience for passengers living with deafness, designed to […]


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