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20 June 2024 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Reading Buses has committed to a new five-year deal with Michelin, citing the quality of the product and high levels of customer service as the key reasons behind the decision. The new contract will see Michelin’s Services and Solutions Division

20 June 2024 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Bus manufacturer Wrightbus has launched a new re-powering service, replacing older diesel engines in buses with new zero-emission electric powertrains. NewPower, which has moved into a hi-tech factory in Bicester, Oxfordshire, aims to speed up the decarbonisation process by eradicating

05 June 2024 #Bus and Coach #TNB News

Bus operator Translink is set to roll out one of the largest fleets of zero emission buses in the UK across its routes in Northern Ireland. The operator has unveiled the first electric double decker – Ulsterbus – part a

23 May 2024 #Bus and Coach

First Bus and West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) have announced a further £11.2m investment in the operator’s Bramley depot which will make half the fleet zero emission before the end of 2024. WYCA with support from First Bus have been

16 May 2024 #TNB News

Alexander Dennis has begun this year’s delivery of 44 Enviro400 buses to Go South Coast, part of the Go-Ahead Group. A total of 16 new double deckers were launched by Go South Coast for its Bluestar operating unit at an

02 May 2024 #Bus and Coach

First Bus has opened the UK’s first bus depot to offer consumer electric vehicle charging to the public, at its new purpose-built depot at Summercourt in Cornwall. The Summercourt charging hub is the first-of-its-kind for the bus industry, providing direct

25 April 2024 #Bus and Coach

Irizar UK has supplied a new Irizar Integral i6 coach to Carmarthen-based operator Coracle Coaches in partnership with Mistral Bus & Coach. The 12.9m coach is PSVAR compliant, featuring a Masats semi-automatic wheelchair lift located in the luggage compartment and

18 April 2024 #Bus and Coach

Guernsey bus operator CT Plus is carrying out on-road trials of the next-generation Alexander Dennis Enviro100EV “big small bus”. The pilot is part of efforts by the States of Guernsey and bus operator CT Plus to find a suitable electric

29 February 2024 #Bus and Coach

Go-Ahead’s bus companies have sold a £2 bus ticket to 60 million people in England since the country’s nationwide bus fare cap was introduced by the Government at the beginning of 2023. The Department for Transport’s “Get Around for £2”

15 February 2024 #Bus and Coach

Zero emission bus manufacturer Wrightbus has secured a new order with Arriva to deliver 87 new buses to London. The order consists of 11 single-deck GB Kite Electroliners and 76 StreetDeck double-deck Electroliners. The buses are due to be delivered

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