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EXCLUSIVE: Go-Ahead North West reveals plans and strategies

Greater Manchester’s newest bus operator Go North West (GNW) has announced detailed plans to spend £3 million in its first 12 months, primarily on vehicle and depot improvements. With priorities focused on improved reliability, customer service and local leadership, the company unveiled a refurbished double-deck hybrid bus at an official launch event which was held […]

Euro Liners goes AWOL

Mystery surrounds the demise of Rednal-based Euro Liners. According to local press, the company has seemingly gone AWOL. The 97/98 commercial bus service Euro Liners operated in Bromsgrove has ceased operating. Local press has reported that a driver turned up to work at Euro Liners and found the business boarded-up. Eye witness reports claim the […]

Transport Bill: Municipals could return to Scotland

Municipal bus operations could return to Scotland, according to a report in the Scotsman newspaper. This would remove a legislative stumbling block for Aberdeen Labour group’s plans to buy First’s Aberdeen operation (see B&CB 1534, 14 June 2019). MSPs have voted to lift a ban on creating municipally-owned bus services, proposing to amend the Scottish […]

Transdev buys British

Transdev has placed orders worth £3.5m for British-built buses. The operator has ordered 21 new buses from ADL and Wrightbus. The Yorkshire and Lancashire operator’s 2019 bus purchases include five Wright Streetdeck double-deckers featuring luxury interiors for the Cityzap express service between Leeds and York. There will also be 13 ADL Enviro200 MMC single-deckers for […]

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