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Amazon everywoman in Transport & Logistics awards now open

The 2021 Amazon everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards, launched to inspire more women to progress careers in the industry, are open for nominations until 8th February 2021. Now in their 14th year, the awards celebrate the vital contribution women make to transport and logistics showcasing progression, accomplishments and increasing avenues of opportunity within a […]

Government announces Christmas transport measures

As the Government announces a series of measures focused on minimising disruption and helping people travel safely over the Christmas period, Sire Peter Hendy has been appointed as the transport tsar. The Government is also working closely with transport operators to establish priority areas for testing of workers, to maintain and maximise services. Transport Secretary, […]

Coach Services upgrades ticketing with TransMach

To help keep its passengers as safe as possible from Covid-19, Norfolk-based Coach Services has become one of the few provincial transport operators to implement fully contactless, cloud-based ticketing across its network. To do this, it has used TransMach‘s TM920 ticketing unit. Weighing under 400g, the unit is a portable, cloud-based ticketing device, that complements […]

ADL welcomes Scottish green-bus funding

Alexander Dennis Ltd (ADL) has welcomed the first round of the Scottish Ultra-Low Emission Bus Scheme. The project sees the country’s government’s provide £7.4 million funding package aimed at helping bus operators invest in ultra-low emission vehicles and infrastructure. It will see 41 ultra-low emission buses supported across five bids, 35 of which will be […]

Lincolnshire council concerned for small operators

Lincolnshire County Council has published a report expressing concern for small, family bus and coach operators. The Council’s Highways and Transport Scrutiny Committee report says the county has a relatively small failing passenger transport market. It is concerned about all bus operators I the area, but it considers the smaller family run businesses and those […]

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