Editor’s Blog


The news from EvoBus this week that CEO and MD, Jan Aichinger, has left the helm for, as yet undisclosed, pastures new means that Interim MD, Mike Beagrie will be the fifth to hold the position in eleven years with recruiting for a sixth already underway. The number of changes is actually one more than […]

Dark horses

Last week’s visit to Northern Ireland to see all of the latest from Wrightbus was a marked contrast to my first, over 25 years ago, when the company was still in its old premises before the move of the coachbuilding plant to the Galgorm Industrial Estate. On that occasion, the reason for the visit was […]

A big job

On Monday night I went to CPT London & South East’s Transport Manager’s Workshop evening in Newmarket and was pleasantly surprised by the large number of operators present. Many were well known to me while others I’d not met before. There’s a report in this week’s issue so I won’t go into the content here, […]

Emotional week

It’s been a momentous week at Bus & Coach Buyer because after over 20 years at the Publishing Centre in Spalding the team, along with those of Coach Tours UK and Market Trade News, has moved to AT Graphics’ Peterborough headquarters. Sadly, a few of our number, including long serving production manager, Sandy Brooks, have […]


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