Nottingham City Transport (NCT) has signed up to CPT’s voluntary code, which means it is now welcoming mobility scooters with permits on board all its buses. In particular, it is allowing ‘class 2’ scooters on board, which have an upper speed limit of 4mph and are designed to be used on pavements. NCT Marketing Manager, […]
Over 40 of McGill’s Buses’ drivers and service delivery team members have successfully completed an Emergency First Aid at Work training course, which forms part of their driver CPC training. Area Manager for McGill’s, Colin Napier, said, ‘The majority of the half a million journeys on a McGill’s Bus every week are without incident, but […]
ADL Enviro400H hybrid buses are being used on Lothian Buses’ new service 28. The route is only operated on weekends and links the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh and the National Museum of Scotland. Buses will run every 20 minutes from 10.00 to 17.40. The operator is to run the route until 15 September. Pic: […]
More than £18,000 was raised for the international development charity, Transaid, during a charity trek up Snowdon. The event was in memory of former MD of Go North East and founder of public transport consultants TAS Partnership, Peter Huntley, who died last year whilst training for an expedition to the North Pole. A group of […]
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.