Scottish Citylink, the Stagecoach and ComfortDelGro joint venture, has launched the first coach service to operate between Edinburgh Airport and Glasgow city centre. The new Citylinkair runs direct between Glasgow’s Buchanan Bus Station and Edinburgh Airport, with journey times of one hour, operating every 30 minutes during peak times. It is claimed to be the […]
Stagecoach has urged the Welsh Government to boost bus use by making more use of existing legislation to encourage greater partnership working between bus operators and local authorities. The company called for a more integrated approach to transport in Wales through the creation of new single regional bodies to take responsibility for both roads and […]
In its pre-close trading update for the six months ended 30 June 2013, National Express Group reported trading was in line with expectations. Total revenue during the period has grown by 7% at constant currency. It believes it has made strong progress in its three core areas of focus: Organic growth and operational excellence: Cash […]
London’s Oyster card has reached its tenth anniversary. Since it was publically launched across the capital’s transport network on 30 June 2003, around 60m have been issued and more than 85% of all bus and rail travel in the city is paid for using one.
Lincolnshire coach operator, A C Williams, has announced a 50% expansion with the acquisition of neighbouring Southern Holidays of Sleaford, building on a record year which saw company turnover soar by 40%. Together the merged companies will offer a fleet of nearly 30 vehicles, ranging from executive coaches through to double deckers and wheelchair accessible […]
Organisers of this year’s combined UK Coach Awards and Rally have decided to split the two events into separate occasions for 2014. Next year is the Rally’s Diamond Jubilee and the milestone event will take place at Alton Towers Resort over the weekend of 10 and 11 May. UK Coach Rally Chairman, Stephen Telling, said, […]
London based Anderson Travel is celebrating its 25 years in business this year and marking the milestone by replacing the majority of its fleet with 19 new coaches. This is part of a £4m investment programme, which brought together each of the Anderson Group of companies under the main banner of Anderson Travel earlier in […]
BSOG does not feature in the Government’s recent Spending Review 2013 which sets out how £740bn of tax payers’ money will be invested between April 2015 and April 2016. It also details plans to find savings of over £11bn to close the gap between what it raises in taxes and what it spends. In terms […]