Timberbush invests £1.1m in MANs

Timberbush Tours has signed agreements to invest £1.1m in five new MAN coaches to replenish part of its 31 strong fleet. The Edinburgh-based operator is purchasing two 53-seat MAN Neoplan Tourliners and three 32-seater MAN Midi Explorers. Steve Spalding, CEO of Timberbush Tours, said: “Manufacturers and operators are continually working together to improve the environmental […]

Driving forward

A record-breaking attendance for the annual National Coach Conference enjoyed a celebration of the industry then got down to work the following day, as the Confederation of Passenger Transport began the creation of the national coach strategy with delegates’ help. Staged at the Pera Business Centre in Melton Mowbray – also the home of one […]

ALBUM disappointed with PSVAR extension

ALBUM (Association of Local Bus Managers) is disappointed that PSVAR regulations will be extended past the original end of year deadline. Public Service Vehicles Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR) was introduced in 2000. It stipulated that all PCVs on scheduled services needed to be fully accessible to those with mobility issues by 2016/2017, and for all other […]

Bus manufacturing site opens in Norfolk

Electrification specialist, Equipmake, has opened a new factory in Snetterton, Norfolk. The new facility is to be used to design and manufacture its fully-integrated electric bus chassis for an increasingly international customer base. The site was officially opened by Liz Truss, Secretary of State for International Trade and President of the Board of Trade. Equipmake […]

Sussex selects Scania I-Skool

Sussex Coaches of Horsham has taken delivery of a new high-capacity Scania Irizar I-Skool coach. Based on a Scania K 360 IB6x2*4 chassis equipped with Scania’s 360hp engine and Scania’s fully automated Opticruise gear-selection system, the 13.6m overall length vehicle is equipped with 80 seats in a 3+2 configuration. Interior fitments include climate control, Bosch […]


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