Wilfreda Luxury Coaches from Doncaster has taken delivery of four Mercedes-Benz vehicles. They include two Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 516CDi based Ferqui Sorocos, one with 16 seats and the other with 19 seats. It has also received a pair of Ferqui Toros based on the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 818 Vario, both fitted with 32 seats. All four vehicles […]
Following Arriva Buses Wales’ announcement that it was to cancel certain routes in mid-Wales, the Welsh Government has agreed to provide funding to replace the services. With effect from 22 December 2013, the Welsh Government will provide revenue funding of up to £81,000 in 2013-14 and up to £81,000 in 2014-15. It will be used […]
Stagecoach Yorkshire has introduced a new interactive travel guide designed to help young people travel around South Yorkshire. The online ‘Young Persons Travel Ticket Guide: Your guide to travel tickets’, will be available to children, students and young adults. It displays information about Stagecoach fares, tickets available through South Yorkshire PTE (SYPTE) and concessions available […]
Paul Watson Coaches, were recently issued with a £100 fine at Newcastle International Airport for dropping off in an incorrect place after passengers concerned about missing their flight disembarked at the gate and walked. The coach was refused entry despite the driver offering to pay and ringing a number given to him. Paul is contesting […]
A Lyles & Son has taken delivery of a Van Hool TX16 Alicron. The coach has 53 seats, a toilet, a water boiler, a fridge, an AS-Tronic gearbox with intarder and a Bosch audio visual system. Moseley (PCV) supplied the vehicle.
Arriva Southern Counties is now running the route connecting Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells hospitals as a public service, numbered 6X. The buses provided under contract to the local NHS Trust and had previously been for the exclusive use of NHS staff needing to travel between the two hospitals. It had come about as a result […]
A 14m Van Hool TX17 Acron has been added to the fleet of G Ashton Coach Holidays from St Helens. The tri-axle coach has 44 seats, a rear lounge, individual headphones and three drop down monitors. It is specifically for use with Ledger Holidays’ Silver Service continental tour work. Arriva Bus & Coach supplied the coach. […]
National Express has selected Southampton as the place to pilot a scheme that will see senior concessionary bus pass holders save money on coach travel. The coach company has worked in close partnership with Southampton City Council and its My Journey initiative to bring forward the project. It sees anyone issued with a senior concessionary […]