First uses AI to update Glasgow network

First Bus is targeting improved reliability and punctuality throughout Greater Glasgow using AI technology. The operator is making small adjustments to selected service timetables, allowing First Bus to offer a better service for customers throughout Greater Glasgow while ensuring the same number of buses remain out on the road. The AI technology considers road conditions, […]

Welsh transport boss suggests giving rail staff PSV licences

James Price, chief executive, Transport for Wales, has suggested staff at train stations could be given PSV licences when rail replacement services are needed. He said this would mean they could drive passengers to locations much quicker when there are problems on the rail network. James Price said: “Certainly when we have bus franchising, rather […]

Behind the Buses in Bedford event held by Stagecoach East

Stagecoach East has held a ‘Behind the Buses’ event in Bedford. The occasion gave the deputy mayor, local councillors and bus users a look behind the scenes at the engineering, commercial, control and maintenance work that goes into running the fleet. The event was aimed at strengthening relationships with local people and politicians, and giving […]

Belle Vue expands partnership with FlixBus

Stockport-based Belle Vue is expanding its partnership with FlixBus. Belle Vue will add three Yutongs to the FlixBus network in 2024, offering additional coach services between Manchester and York, Birmingham and Leicester. “Belle Vue has delivered exceptional quality on our network, alongside an entrepreneurial and ambitious approach from Phil and the entire team” – Managing […]


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