Reserved win for Pride and Joy

Chesterfield-based Pride & Joy is to supply ‘reserved’ head rest covers for megabus coaches. The bespoke covers are designed to clearly identify which seats have been reserved. Seat reservations have only just been introduced on megabus services. The new provision allows passengers to book specific seats for as little as an extra £1. Around 16 seats on each of […]

Inspiring Showbus

After three years in the East Midlands, Showbus returned to the Home Counties for its 47th edition. The location, the Hertfordshire Showground, proved an inspired choice given the UK’s recent weather history. The gently-sloping site is well drained and most of the grassed areas were quite firm underfoot or wheel with plenty of access to […]

Scania to introduce shorter Touring HD

Standard specification includes Kiel Avance 1020 passenger seats with three-point seatbelts, seat back tables, magazine nets, leather head-pad and piping, USB chargers at all passenger seats, Bosch Smart Series audio equipment and DVD player. The exterior finish will be complemented by Alcoa Dura-Bright alloy wheels. Launched into Europe in 2009, the Scania Touring entered the […]

Death threats and protests – Wrightbus collapse

Wrightbus entered administration last week, leading to around 1,200 redundancies, after Deloitte failed to find a new owner.. It was suffering cashflow problems and took on the services of Deloitte to help it find new investors in July. Protestors were critical of the Ballymena-based company’s donations to a church. Wrightbus’ parent company, Cornerstone Group, donated […]


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