Coach

Caledonian Leisure outperforming first-year projections

Leeds-based UK holiday specialist Caledonian Leisure says demand for post-lockdown holidays has helped it outperform its first-year business plan projections. Caledonian Leisure Ltd, which comprises coach holiday specialist Caledonian Travel and hotel breaks operator UKBreakaways.com, was acquired in 2020 by the senior management team of Caledonian Travel and National Holidays following the collapse of parent […]

Electric Yutong ‘battle bus’ stops in Birmingham

A Yutong TCe12 electric coach from Westway‘s fleet has made its latest stop on the Zero Carbon Tour, arriving at Birmingham. The Carbon Battle Bus is travelling across the country in the lead-up to the UK hosting the United Nation’s COP26 event in Glasgow in November. Delivered by internationally renowned sustainability organisation, Planet Mark, in […]

OBITUARY – Cyril Kenzie

One of the industry’s best-known operators, Cyril Kenzie, has died aged 93. Cyril’s father, Bernard, founded Kenzies Coaches in 1947, but it was under Cyril’s control that it grew, though latterly, the the day-to-day running was taken over by his son, Richard. Kenzies Coaches closed down in 2019, when Richard reached retirement age without a […]

Unite issues warning to NatEx concerning Stagecoach bid

Unite has warned National Express that its bid to takeover Stagecoach comes at a time of industrial unrest amongst the target firm’s staff. Members of the trade union are currently involved in around 20 separate disputes with Stagecoach across the country over pay and other related issues. These disputes may result in industrial action across […]

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