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Bus Driver of the Year final is back By Chris Peat -

Bus Driver of the Year final is back

After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) is back. The 54th National Final of the UK Bus...

Greyhound sale is the next step in First’s UK refocus By Chris Peat -

Greyhound sale is the next step in First’s UK refocus

First Group is selling its remaining Greyhound properties in North America. The sale of these properties is the next step in the...

Industry supports World Car Free Day By Chris Peat -

Industry supports World Car Free Day

Today (22 September) is World Car Free Day and the industry is coming out in support. Reading Buses is openly encouraging...

More would use bus if they knew green benefits – First study By Chris Peat -

More would use bus if they knew green benefits – First study

Half of UK adults have agreed that they would take the bus more often if they knew that decision would have a direct, positive...

First invests £35m in electric buses in Scotland By Chris Peat -

First invests £35m in electric buses in Scotland

This World Car Free Day (22 September) First Bus Scotland announces that it has invested £35 million in electric buses. The...

Go-Ahead launching DRT in High Wycombe By Chris Peat -

Go-Ahead launching DRT in High Wycombe

Go-Ahead Group is to operate a demand responsive bus service from 27 September in High Wycombe. The group’s Carousel Buses...

Scotland steps up free bus travel marketing By Chris Peat -

Scotland steps up free bus travel marketing

A new marketing campaign is launching to encourage further take up of Scotland’s free bus travel for under-22-year-olds. With...

MAN Lion’s City E is Bus of the Year By Chris Peat -

MAN Lion’s City E is Bus of the Year

MAN’s Lion’s City E is the 2023 International Bus of the Year. The electric bus won the crown after its entry in the Bus Euro...

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