Services currently provided by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and the Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA) will be brought together within a single unit. The move has been made to create more convenient and cost effective motoring services. It is expected to allow the delivery of the same quality of testing and standards services to […]
Two 8.9m ADL Enviro200s have been added to the fleet of Redline Buses of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The buses are each specified with 26 Civic V3 seats, Wi-Fi, Mobitec destination equipment and Synectics CCTV. They will be used in St Albans on recently awarded Circle Line routes S4/S5 between Cotton Mill, the city centre and the […]
Fenn Holidays has added a Van Hool TX 17 Astron to its fleet. The coach has 48 TX seats with aircraft style tables, a centre sunken toilet, a road ahead camera, a sat nav, a DVD player, two fridges and a sink. Arriva Bus and Coach supplied the vehicle.
Alpine Travel of Llandudno, North Wales, has added another Plaxton Panther to its fleet. This is the 30th example of the Volvo/Plaxton combination operated by the company. The new 12.8m coach is based on the Volvo B9R chassis, powered by the 380bhp Euro5 D9B 9.36litre engine coupled to an I-shift transmission. It is specified with […]
Two 9.2m Optare Solo SR hybrids have been delivered to Reays Coaches of Wigton. Believed to be the first hybrids to enter service in Cumbria, they are being used on the hourly 75 Eco Hopper service between Dalston and Cotehill via Carlisle. They each feature 31 Esteban Civic V2 seats and wood effect flooring. Their […]
Volvo buses powered completely by electricity from renewable sources are planned for use in Gothenborg, Sweden. They are due to be rolled out on a futuristic transport network in 2015. The services involve the creation and trial run of new bus stop solutions, traffic routing systems, safety concepts, energy supply and business models. The hope […]
Setra has received its largest ever order from Sweden. The company will provide 65 Setra MultiClass 400 series coaches for use on school and regular services. Delivery of the two-axle S 416 UL and three-axle S 417 UL models for Region Kronoberg will extend over a ten year period, with the first coaches due to […]
Irizar has recently delivered its 1,000th i6. It was manufactured at the Irizar plant in Ormaiztegi, Spain, where a special delivery event was held to celebrate the landmark. The model is currently built as an integral, as well as for all the chassis brands available on the market. Launched at the International Bus and Coach […]