Transport Ticketing 2014

Described as Europe’s largest ticketing and passenger information event, Transport Ticketing 2014 returns for its sixth year on 27 to 29 January. Taking place at the Business Design Centre in London, the three day programme includes over 50 presentations covering the latest in transport ticketing and fare collection. The event is co-located with Passenger Information […]

Doyles cease operations

Alfreton in Derbyshire based Doyles Coaches ceased operations on 13 January 2014. Since then, Nottinghamshire County Council’s Transport & Travel team has been working closely with other local operators to secure replacement bus services wherever possible. In Nottinghamshire, Nottsbus is operating a revised timetable on Doyle’s 4 (Mansfield-Mansfield Woodhouse) and 19 (Mansfield-Berry Hill-Mansfield) routes, whilst […]

Classic Bus North West cease service

On 18 December, following consultation with the finance company that underwrites its VOSA financial standing and invoice discounting facilities, a decision was made for Classic Bus North West Ltd (CBNW Ltd) to suspend trading. The routes being operated on the CBNW Ltd licence were therefore suspended, affecting services 80 (Blackpool-Poulton-Preston) and the Red Rocket Express […]

Boris’s Bus book challenged

Wrightbus has claimed material in a book from Capital Transport Publishing, ‘Boris’s Bus’, is defamatory. It was written by a number of well respected industry writers including: John Aldridge, Gavin Booth, Stewart J Brown, James Whiting, Christian Wolmar and others. According to news reports, the publication contains photographs of loose ceiling panels and broken light […]

Freeride Sunday

trentbarton has introduced a new initiative offering free fares on its network on Sundays between 10.00 and 11.00 on Sundays. The move is a bid to drum up trade for local businesses and attractions in 2014. The operator also hopes to encourage more motorists to try public transport as an alternative to taking the car. […]


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