Irizar launches COVID adaptations

Irizar has launched two systems so that UK coach operators can combat challenges posed by coronavirus, including a ventilation modification which purifies the air and potentially traps viral particles from circulating. Working in conjunction with air-conditioning supplier Hispacold (part of the Irizar Group of companies), Irizar (UK) now offers the eco3 air-purifier, which can be […]

AWL Minicoaches loses licence

Glasgow-based AWL Minicoaches has had its operator licence revoked after DVLA discovered longstanding maintenance defects. Alan Laughlin, owner of AWL Minicoaches, is disqualified from holding or obtaining an operator’s licence in Great Britain for a period of five years. The company’s Transport Manager, Thomas Walker, no longer satisfies the requirements of good repute and is […]

TfL bailed out

Transport for London (TfL) is to receive a government funding package worth £1.6 billion to protect its services. The deal is intended to increase services to help make sure people can follow social distancing guidelines while travelling. It comes after the city’s bus and Tube network has seen unprecedented service level drops due to the […]

NCT on the Freeway

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) is deploying Freeway Fleet Systems’ mobile technology across its engineering operations. Engineering staff are being equipped with rugged tablet devices that synchronise in real time with a central Freeway system for managing the maintenance of its 300-plus buses. Freeway is providing NCT with a secure and fully-managed cloud solution, minimising the […]


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